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Williams College Alumni Weekend Trivia Game Answers

What Year was this the MOST popular Billboard Hit?


Williams College in Williamstown MA will welcome home hundreds of former students this coming weekend (June 7-10) to celebrate reunion weekend.  Williamstown MA will be hopping with families and graduates catching up with old friends and reuniting with classmates.  Harsch Associates has offered a Trivia Quiz just for these Alumni in the local newspaper "The Advocate"  We are offering the answers to that quiz on this blog page.  Even if you aren't a Williams Graduate you will enjoy this blast from the past as we take you back 50 years to discover what the most popular songs on the Billboard chart is, what the most popular Car is and also who is President of the United States at graduation time.  Enjoy the trip!

Year Top Song Top Car President
1952 Blue Tango- Perry Como Chevrolet Bel Air Harry Truman
1957 All Shook Up Elvis Presley Ford Fairlane along with  the Chevrolet 2 door Sedan Dwight D. Eisenhower
1962 Stranger on the Shore-Acker Bilk Chevrolet Impala John F. Kennedy
1967 To Sir With Love-Lulu Ford Mustang Pontiac GTO Lyndon B. Johnson
1972 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face- Roberta Flack Volkswagon Beetle Richard Nixon
1977 Tonight's the Night-Rod Stewart Chevrolet Caprice Jimmy Carter
1982 Physical- Olivia Newton John Chevrolet Celebrity Ronald Reagan
1987 Walk Like an Egyptian- Bangles Chevrolet Celebrity Ford- F series Truck Ronald Reagan
1992 End of the Road- Boyz to Men Ford Taurus Ford F-Series Truck Bill Clinton
1997 Candle in the Wind- Elton John Toyota Camry Bill Clinton
2002 How you Remind Me- Nickleback Honda Prelude George W. Bush
2007 Irreplaceable- Beyonce Honda Accord George W. Bush


Williams College graduate 1952

It was a very good year!