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 &
27-May 3, 1968
Apr 29 - The musical "Hair" opened on
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.
All these songs are available at CD
Enjoy this week's Top Ten