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Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1966

Throwback Thursday: The top 10 songs this week in 1966

This week 50 years ago, Indira Gandhi was sworn in as the first female prime minister of India; the musical "Sweet Charity" debuted on Broadway; actor Rainn Wilson ("The Office") was born; the Don Knotts comedy "The Ghost and Mr. Chicken" topped the box office; and the following songs were the most popular in the U.S., according to the Billboard Hot 100 chart archive.

10. "You Didn't Have to Be So Nice," The Lovin' Spoonful

The vocal layering on the Lovin' Spoonful's second single (the band's first: "Do You Believe in Magic") reportedly inspired Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys to write "God Only...

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