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How Well Do You Remember The Top 10 Billboard Songs of 1960?

The year is 1960; John F Kennedy is elected as the 35th President of The United States, the Rat Pack is taking over Las Vegas, and viewers from around the nation tune in every week to see the adventures of Marshal Matt Dillon in Gunsmoke. Yet for so many of us, the memories we have come from the music we listened to. The soundtrack to 1960 was quite spectacular, as you’ll see with the top 10 Billboard hits from that year. See if you can guess them all!

From: Wiki Commons

From: Wiki Commons

We’ll start with number 10 and work our way back. This hit song was originally released in 1959 by a different artist, but in 1960 it became so big that it inspired a dance craze! Take a guess, and then click the “Next Page Button” to see the answer!

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