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[Number One Songs]

Here are the Number One Songs this week
in Chicago during the 50's, 60's and 70's

Week of October 14
1950 Bonaparte's Retreat Kay Starr
1951 Sin Eddy Howard
1952 I Went To Your Wedding Patti Page
1953 Eh, Cumpari Julius LaRosa
1954 Cara Mia David Whitfield
1955 Autumn Leaves Roger Williams
1956 Donít Be Cruel Elvis Presley
1957 Wake Up Little Susie Everly Brothers
1958 Topsy II Cozy Cole
1959 Teen Beat Sandy Nelson
1960 Shortniní Bread Paul Chaplain & his Emeralds
1961 Letís Get Together Hayley Mills
1962 Patches Dickey Lee
1963 Sugar Shack Jimmy Gilmer & the Fireballs
1964 Oh, Pretty Woman Roy Orbison & the Candy Men
1965 Hang On Sloopy McCoys
1966 96 Tears ? & the Mysterians
1967 The Letter Box Tops
1968 Over You Gary Puckett & the Union Gap
1969 Suspicious Minds Elvis Presley
1970 Iíll Be There Jackson 5
1971 Maggie May/Reason To Believe Rod Stewart
1972 Baby Donít Get Hooked On Me Mac Davis
1973 Heartbeat - Itís A Lovebeat DeFranco Family featuring Tony DeFranco
1974 I Honestly Love You Olivia Newton-John
1975 Mr. Jaws Dickie Goodman
1976 Disco Duck Rick Dees & his Cast of Idiots
1977 You Light Up My Life Debby Boone
1978 Boogie Oogie Oogie Taste of Honey
1979 My Sharona Knack
1980 Another One Bites The Dust Queen

Here are the Top 15 songs in Chicago
on October 14, 1956:

  1. Don't Be Cruel-Elvis Presley
  2. Honky Tonk (Parts 1 & 2)-Bill Doggett
  3. Hound Dog-Elvis Presley
  4. The Fool-Sanford Clark
  5. Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love)-Pat Boone
  6. The Green Door-Jim Lowe
  7. See Saw-Moonglows
  8. Love Me Tender-Elvis Presley
  9. Tonight You Belong To Me-Patience & Prudence
  10. Canadian Sunset-Andy Williams
  11. Miracle Of Love-Ginny Gibson
  12. True Love-Jane Powell
  13. In The Middle Of The House-Rusty Draper
  14. When The White Lilacs Bloom Again-Helmut Zacharias & his Magic Violins
  15. Ka-Ding-Dong-Diamonds

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