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|