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No. 1 song on this date in 1966 Edit

http://music-illuminati.com

I read somewhere and found myself agreeing that this had a real garage-band sound.

No. 1 song on this date in 1984

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Some people didn't like Prince because he seemed strange.

No. 1 song on this date in 1969

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Nobody was on the fence about this one. At least that's how I remember it.

No. 1 song when Expo 74 opened

I guess they had dropped “Railroad” by this time..

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Wait, there's more.

http://tunecaster.com/charts/70/week7418.html

If today is your 30th birthday

This was the No. 1 song on the day you arrived.

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Yes, I saw the Kevin Bacon thing on the “Tonight” show last month.

Did you know that Spokane's Don Hamilton once photographed Loggins for a record cover?

No. 1 in March of 1967

“Happy Together,” a song of full-force good cheer.

Can you name this group without looking?

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One question music trivia quiz

What Doobie Brothers song made it to No. 1 in March of 1975?

If you were born on this date in 1973

This was the No. 1 song on the radio when you arrived.

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If you turn 30 today

This was the No. 1 song on the day you were born.

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If you were born on this date in 1961

This is the No. 1 song that greeted you. Though it might have been some time before you could do the Pony.

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If you were born on this date in 1970

That big event was followed the next day by this song hitting No. 1.

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Wasn’t really the perfect wedding song

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This was a No.1 hit at about this time in 1975. Not everyone — 39 years ago and even today — understood that it is a breakup song.

Infamous No. 1 song from Feb. 1974

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I know nothing about the B side song, and, frankly, I don't want to know.

When Lawrence Welk had No. 1 song

It was February of 1961, and the song was one of the all-time ear worms, “Calcutta.”

Yes, you could dance to it.

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The No. 1 song 30 years ago

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I liked this song well enough the first trillion times I heard it. After that, I was ready to hear Van Halen's “Jump” (the song that eventually replaced it as No. 1) a time or two.

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