Special Report

Most Popular Song the Year You Were Born

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1960
> Song: Theme from ‘A Summer Place’
> Artist: Percy Faith
> Weeks at #1: 9
> Copies of single sold: 0.5 million

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1961
> Song: Tossin’ And Turnin’
> Artist: Bobby Lewis
> Weeks at #1: 7
> Copies of single sold: N/A

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1962
> Song: I Can’t Stop Loving You
> Artist: Ray Charles
> Weeks at #1: 5
> Copies of single sold: 0.5 million

Source: Wikimedia Commons

1963
> Song: Sugar Shack
> Artist: Jimmy Gilmer And The Fireballs
> Weeks at #1: 5
> Copies of single sold: 0.5 million

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1964
> Song: I Want To Hold Your Hand
> Artist: The Beatles
> Weeks at #1: 7
> Copies of single sold: 0.5 million