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YesterYear Top 10s

below are the weekly national top ten hits from 30, 40, 50, 60 and 70 years ago
as reported by the music industry's two major trade publications
Billboard and Cash Box

charts updated today are displayed in yellow

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.........BILLBOARD - MAY 30, 1987 - 30 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - MAY 30, 1987 - 30 YEARS AGO

 1 With Or Without You - U2..............................................  1 With Or Without You - U2
 2 You Keep Me Hangin' On - Kim Wilde....................................  2 The Lady In Red - Chris De Burgh
 3 The Lady In Red - Chris De Burgh......................................  3 Always - Atlantic Starr
 4 Always - Atlantic Starr...............................................  4 You Keep Me Hangin' On - Kim Wilde
 5 Big Love - Fleetwood Mac..............................................  5 Looking For A New Love - Jody Watley
 6 Head To Toe - Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam..................................  6 Head To Toe - Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam
 7 Right On Track - Breakfast Club...................................  7 Big Love - Fleetwood Mac
 8 Heat Of The Night - Bryan Adams.......................................  8 Wanted Dead Or Alive - Bon Jovi
 9 I Know What I Like - Huey Lewis and the News..........................  9 Heat Of The Night - Bryan Adams
10 Wanted Dead Or Alive - Bon Jovi....................................... 10 I Know What I Like - Huey Lewis and the News



.........BILLBOARD - MAY 28, 1977 - 40 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - MAY 28, 1977 - 40 YEARS AGO

 1 Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder..............................................  1 Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder
 2 When I Need You - Leo Sayer...........................................  2 I'm Your Boogie Man - K C and the Sunshine Band
 3 I'm Your Boogie Man - K C and the Sunshine Band.......................  3 When I Need You - Leo Sayer
 4 Dreams - Fleetwood Mac................................................  4 Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
 5 Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1) - Marvin Gaye...............................  5 Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1) - Marvin Gaye
 6 Gonna Fly Now (Theme From "Rocky") - Bill Conti.......................  6 Southern Nights - Glen Campbell
 7 Couldn't Get It Right - Climax Blues Band.............................  7 Couldn't Get It Right - Climax Blues Band
 8 Lucille - Kenny Rogers................................................  8 Lonely Boy - Andrew Gold
 9 Lonely Boy - Andrew Gold..............................................  9 Angel In Your Arms - Hot
10 Feels Like The First Time - Foreigner................................. 10 Lucille - Kenny Rogers



.........BILLBOARD - MAY 27, 1967 - 50 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - MAY 27, 1967 - 50 YEARS AGO

 1 Groovin' - The Young Rascals..........................................  1 Groovin' - The Young Rascals
 2 Respect - Aretha Franklin.............................................  2 I Got Rhythm - The Happenings
 3 I Got Rhythm - The Happenings.........................................  3 Respect - Aretha Franklin
 4 Release Me - Engelbert Humperdinck....................................  4 The Happening - The Supremes
 5 The Happening - The Supremes..........................................  5 Sweet Soul Music - Arthur Conley
 6 Sweet Soul Music - Arthur Conley......................................  6 Release Me - Engelbert Humperdinck
 7 Him Or Me - What's It Gonna Be? - Paul Revere and the Raiders.........  7 Don't You Care - The Buckinghams
 8 Creeque Alley - The Mamas and The Papas...............................  8 Creeque Alley - The Mamas and The Papas
 9 Somethin' Stupid - Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra....................  9 Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon - Neil Diamond
10 Girl, You'll Be A Woman Soon - Neil Diamond........................... 10 Somebody To Love - Jefferson Airplane



.........BILLBOARD - MAY 27, 1957 - 60 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - MAY 25, 1957 - 60 YEARS AGO

 1 All Shook Up - Elvis Presley..........................................  1 All Shook Up - Elvis Presley
 2 Love Letters In The Sand - Pat Boone..................................  2 Little Darlin' - The Diamonds
 3 School Day - Chuck Berry..............................................  3 School Day - Chuck Berry
 4 Little Darlin' - The Diamonds.........................................  4 Love Letters In The Sand - Pat Boone
 5 A White Sport Coat - Marty Robbins....................................  5 A White Sport Coat - Marty Robbins
 6 So Rare - Jimmy Dorsey................................................  6 Come Go With Me - The Dell-Vikings
 7 I'm Walkin' and A Teenager's Romance - Ricky Nelson...................  7 So Rare - Jimmy Dorsey
 8 Come Go With Me - The Dell-Vikings....................................  8 Round And Round - Perry Como
 9 Gone - Ferlin Husky...................................................  9 Dark Moon - Bonnie Guitar
10 Round And Round - Perry Como.......................................... 10 Gone - Ferlin Husky



.........BILLBOARD - MAY 24, 1947 - 70 YEARS AGO ................................CASH BOX - MAY 26, 1947 - 70 YEARS AGO

 1 Heartaches - Ted Weems................................................  1 Mam'selle - Art Lund : Haymes : Day : Pied Pipers
 2 Mam'selle - Art Lund..................................................  2 Linda - Ray Noble and his Orchestra with Buddy Clark : Spivak
 3 Linda - Ray Noble and his Orchestra with Buddy Clark..................  3 Heartaches - Ted Weems
 4 Mam'selle - Dick Haymes...............................................  4 My Adobe Hacienda - Eddy Howard
 5 My Adobe Hacienda - Eddy Howard.......................................  5 Anniversary Song - Al Jolson
 6 Linda - Charlie Spivak................................................  6 Across The Alley From The Alamo - The Mills Brothers
 7 Peg O' My Heart - The Harmonicats.....................................  7 Managua, Nicaragua - Freddy Martin
 8 Mam'selle - Dennis Day................................................  8 Guilty - Margaret Whiting
 9 Across The Alley From The Alamo - The Mills Brothers..................  9 That's My Desire - Sammy Kaye
10 Mam'selle - The Pied Pipers........................................... 10 I Believe - Frank Sinatra