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No. 1 song on this date in 1966 Edit

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

No. 1 song on this date in 1984

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

No. 1 song on this date in 1969

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..

Wait, there's more.

If today is your 30th birthday

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

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?

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.

If you turn 30 today

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

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.

If you were born on this date in 1970

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

Wasn’t really the perfect wedding song

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

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.

The No. 1 song 30 years ago

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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