Special Report

These Baby Names Totally Rocked the 1950s and '60s

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1965
> All male births: 1,860,956
> Most popular boy names: Michael (4.4%), John (3.8%), David (3.6%)
> All female births: 1,765,073
> Most popular girl names: Lisa (3.4%), Mary (1.9%), Karen (1.9%)

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1966
> All male births: 1,783,729
> Most popular boy names: Michael (4.5%), David (3.7%), James (3.7%)
> All female births: 1,691,945
> Most popular girl names: Lisa (3.4%), Kimberly (1.9%), Mary (1.7%)

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1967
> All male births: 1,744,265
> Most popular boy names: Michael (4.7%), david (3.8%), James (3.5%)
> All female births: 1,650,865
> Most popular girl names: Lisa (3.2%), Kimberly (2.0%), Michelle (1.9%)

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1968
> All male births: 1,738,661
> Most popular boy names: Michael (4.7%), David (3.7%), John (3.5%)
> All female births: 1,640,215
> Most popular girl names: Lisa (3.0%), Michelle (2.0%), Kimberly (1.9%)

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1969
> All male births: 1,789,216
> Most popular boy names: Michael (4.8%), David (3.6%), James (3.3%)
> All female births: 1,689,999
> Most popular girl names: Lisa (2.7%), Michelle (2.0%), Jennifer (2.0%)