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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 Chart from 1967

News Headlines & Tidbits

August 17-August 23, 1967

Aug 20 - The New York Times reported about a noise reduction system for album and tape recording developed by technicians R. and D.W. Dolby. Elektra Record's subsidiary, Checkmate Records became the first label to use the new Dolby process in its recordings.

Aug 21 -  Two U.S. Navy jets stray into the airspace of the People's Republic of China following an attack on a target in North Vietnam and are shot down. Lt. Robert J. Flynn, the only survivor, is captured alive and will be held prisoner by China until 1973.

 

Playing now from 1967 are the top ten songs as listed on Billboard's Magazine edition for the week of August 13 - August 19, 1967. All these songs are available at CD Universe.

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Enjoy this week's Top Ten Countdown

This Week In 1967