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1. The first hit of 1960 was sung by Marty Robbins. Can you recall which Texas town the narrator of the song was returning to when he was shot?
2. Who had a hit in 1960 with 'Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini'?
3. Whose orchestra had a number one hit in 1960 with 'Theme From a Summer Place'?
First AND last name.
4. Mark Dinning reached number one in 1960 with a song which started with the words:
'That fateful night,
the car was stalled,
upon the railroad track.
I pulled you out and we were safe,
but you went running back.'
Who did go running back?
5. 'Cathy's Clown' was a number one for The Everly Brothers. What were their first names?
6. Brenda Lee, Little Miss Dynamite, reached number one in July of 1960 with 'I'm Sorry'; how old was she when this song reached the top spot?
7. In 1960 The Hollywood Argyles had a number one hit with a song about a teenager.
8. How many number one hits did Elvis Presley have in 1960?
9. Johnny Preston had his 1960 number one hit in the early part of the year, about (being politically correct) two Native Americans' love for each other. What was the title of this recording?
10. Elvis Presley ended the year for us with 'Are You Lonesome Tonight'. I bet you thought that was an original song written for him. You'd be wrong... When was it written?
Source: Author DaveH1960
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