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On Thursday of each week, The 60s Official Site will showcase the countdown of the top ten songs of the current week of a particular year in the 1960s. It may have significance to your first love, your birthday, graduation or any special occasion that brings back the memories on how great the sixties truly were. So tune in at this web page weekly and check out the year we will be showcasing and listen to the Top Ten songs from the current week from the Billboard Charts plus review the headlines for that week of that year.

 

Looking back at this week's Billboard Charts of 1968

News Headlines & Tidbits

April 27-May 3, 1968


Apr 29 - The musical "Hair" opened on Broadway. 

Apr 30 - U.S. Marines attacked a division of North Vietnamese in the village of Dai Do. 

May 1 - In the second day of battle, U.S. Marines, with the support of naval fire, continue their attack on a North Vietnamese Division at Dai Do. 

May 3 After three days of battle, the U.S. Marines retook Dai Do complex in Vietnam. They found that the North Vietnamese had evacuated the area.  

Playing now from 1968 are the top ten songs as listed on Billboard's Magazine edition for the week ending April 27, 1968.

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Enjoy this week's Top Ten Countdown