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Retrocharts for Wimbledon - 1960s

Here are some background notes about Wimbledon in the 1960s together with their corresponding Retrocharts.

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Wimbledon 1960

Gentlemen's singles winner : Neale Fraser    (AUS)
Ladies' singles winner : Maria Bueno    (BRA)
Gentlemen's doubles winners : Rafael Osuna / Dennis Ralston    (MEX / USA)
Ladies' doubles winners : Maria Bueno / Darlene Hard    (BRA / USA)
Mixed doubles winners : Rod Laver / Darlene Hard    (AUS / USA)

Biggest hits of Wimbledon fortnight 1960
   1Jimmy JonesGood Timin'
   2Eddie CochranThree Steps To Heaven
   3Connie FrancisMama / Robot Man
   4Tommy BruceAin't Misbehavin'
   5Cliff RichardPlease Don't Tease
   6Everly BrothersCathy's Clown
   7Tommy SteeleWhat A Mouth
   8Adam FaithWhen Johnny Comes Marching Home
   9Michael CoxAngela Jones
   10Johnny PrestonCradle Of Love
   11Jimmy JonesHandy Man
   12Lonnie DoneganI Wanna Go Home
   13Johnny & The HurricanesDown Yonder
   14Johnny Kidd & The PiratesShaking All Over
   15Connie StevensSixteen Reasons
   16Jim ReevesHe'll Have To Go
   17Gene VincentPistol Packin' Mama
   18Duane EddyShazam!
   19Neil SedakaStairway To Heaven
   20Brenda LeeSweet Nothin's
   21Frank SinatraRiver Stay 'Way From My Door
   22Billy FuryThat's Love
   23Emile Ford & The CheckmatesYou'll Never Know What You're Missing
   24Teresa BrewerHow Do You Know It's Love
   25Billy BlandLet The Little Girl Dance
   26Steve LawrenceFootsteps
   27Bob Azzam & His OrchestraMustapha
   28Nat 'King' ColeThat's You
   29Freddie CannonThe Urge
   30Ken DoddLove Is Like A Violin
   31Flee-RekkersGreen Jeans
   32Russ ConwayLucky Five
   33Brenda LeeI'm Sorry
   34Beverley SistersGreen Fields
   35Buddy HollyTrue Love Ways
   36Sam CookeWonderful World
   37Bobby DarinBill Bailey
   38Sammy MastersRocking Red Wing
   39Pat BooneWalking The Floor Over You
   40Anita BryantPaper Roses

Wimbledon 1961

Gentlemen's singles winner : Rod Laver    (AUS)
Ladies' singles winner : Angela Mortimer    (GBR)
Gentlemen's doubles winners : Roy Emerson / Neale Fraser    (AUS)
Ladies' doubles winners : Karen Hantze / Billie Jean King    (USA)
Mixed doubles winners : Fred Stolle / Lesley Turner    (AUS)

Biggest hits of Wimbledon fortnight 1961
   1Del ShannonRunaway
   2Ricky NelsonHello Mary Lou / Travelin' Man
   3Everly BrothersTemptation
   4Elvis PresleySurrender
   5Temperance SevenPasadena
   6Billy FuryHalfway To Paradise
   7Cliff RichardA Girl Like You
   8Clarence 'Frogman' HenryBut I Do
   9ShadowsFrightened City
   10Roy OrbisonRunning Scared
   11Eden KaneWell I Ask You
   12Anthony NewleyPop Goes The Weasel / Bee Bom
   13Linda ScottI've Told Every Little Star
   14Shirley BasseyYou'll Never Know
   15Bobby VeeMore Than I Can Say / Staying In
   16Lonnie DoneganHave A Drink On Me
   17Connie FrancisBreaking In A Brand New Broken Heart
   18Duane EddyRing Of Fire
   19Neil SedakaLittle Devil
   20Eddie CochranWeekend
   21Jerry Lee LewisWhat'd I Say
   22Gene VincentShe She Little Sheila
   23Helen ShapiroDon't Treat Me Like A Child
   24Helen ShapiroYou Don't Know
   25Karl DenverMarcheta
   26Elvis PresleyWooden Heart
   27Craig DouglasTime
   28Andy StewartA Scottish Soldier
   29Ken DoddOnce In Every Lifetime
   30Floyd CramerOn The Rebound
   31Joe LossWheels Cha Cha
   32Temperance SevenYou're Driving Me Crazy
   33Mark WynterExclusively Yours
   34Buddy HollyBaby I Don't Care / Valley Of Tears
   35Pat BooneMoody River
   36Matt MonroWhy Not Now? / Can This Be Love?
   37Andy StewartThe Battle's O'er
   38Al CaiolaTheme From 'The Magnificent Seven'
   39MarcelsBlue Moon
   40Bobby DarinNature Boy

Wimbledon 1962

Gentlemen's singles winner : Rod Laver    (AUS)
Ladies' singles winner : Karen Hantze Susman    (USA)
Gentlemen's doubles winners : Bob Hewitt / Fred Stolle    (AUS)
Ladies' doubles winners : Karen Hantze Susman / Billie Jean Moffitt    (USA)
Mixed doubles winners : Neale Fraser / Margaret Dupont    (AUS / USA)

Biggest hits of Wimbledon fortnight 1962
   1Mike SarneCome Outside
   2Joe BrownA Picture Of You
   3Ray CharlesI Can't Stop Loving You
   4Elvis PresleyGood Luck Charm
   5Brian HylandGinny Come Lately
   6Cliff RichardDo You Want To Dance / I'm Looking Out The Window
   7Jimmy RodgersEnglish Country Garden
   8Billy FuryLast Night Was Made For Love
   9Jimmy JusticeAin't That Funny
   10Kenny Ball & His JazzmenGreen Leaves Of Summer
   11Acker BilkStranger On The Shore
   12Brenda LeeHere Comes That Feeling
   13Bobby VeeSharing You
   14Eden KaneI Don't Know Why
   15Eydie GormeYes My Darling Daughter
   16Adam FaithAs You Like It
   17B Bumble & The StingersNut Rocker
   18Richard ChamberlainTheme From 'Dr Kildare' (Three Stars Will Shine Tonight)
   19CricketsDon't Ever Change
   20Karl DenverA Little Love A Little Kiss
   21Craig DouglasOur Favourite Melodies
   22Everly BrothersHow Can I Meet Her
   23Dave BrubeckUnsquare Dance
   24Frank IfieldI Remember You
   25Marty WildeJezebel
   26Shirley BasseyFar Away
   27ShirellesSoldier Boy
   28Freddie CannonPalisades Park
   29SpotnicksOrange Blossom Special
   30John LeytonLonely City
   31James DarrenConscience
   32Petula ClarkYa Ya Twist
   33Danny WilliamsTears
   34Ketty LesterLove Letters
   35Andy WilliamsStranger On The Shore
   36Vernons GirlsLover Please
   37Bernard CribbinsRight Said Fred
   38Jim ReevesAdios Amigo
   39Emilio PericoliAl Di La
   40Jet HarrisBesame Mucho

Wimbledon 1963

Gentlemen's singles winner : Chuck McKinley    (USA)
Ladies' singles winner : Margaret Smith    (AUS)
Gentlemen's doubles winners : Rafael Osuna / Antonio Palatox    (MEX)
Ladies' doubles winners : Maria Bueno / Darlene Hard    (BRA / USA)
Mixed doubles winners : Ken Fletcher / Margaret Smith    (AUS)

Biggest hits of Wimbledon fortnight 1963
   1Gerry & The PacemakersI Like It
   2Frank IfieldConfessin'
   4Ray CharlesTake These Chains From My Heart
   5Buddy HollyBo Diddley
   6Wink MartindaleDeck Of Cards
   7Freddie & The DreamersIf You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody
   8Elvis PresleyDevil In Disguise
   9Jim ReevesWelcome To My World
   10CrystalsDa Doo Ron Ron
   11Lesley GoreIt's My Party
   12Roy OrbisonFalling
   13BeatlesFrom Me To You
   14Billy J Kramer & The DakotasDo You Want To Know A Secret?
   15Bobby RydellForget Him
   16SearchersSweets For My Sweet
   17Billy FuryWhen Will You Say I Love You
   18Roy OrbisonIn Dreams
   19Kenny LynchYou Can Never Stop Me Loving You
   20Brian Poole & The TremeloesTwist And Shout
   21Bobby VeeBobby Tomorrow
   22TornadosIce Cream Man
   23Jet Harris & Tony MeehanScarlett O'Hara
   24Cliff RichardLucky Lips
   25Kyu SakamotoSukiyaki
   26Frankie VaughanHey Mama
   27Kenny Ball & His JazzmenRondo
   28Joe BrownNature's Time For Love
   29Del ShannonTwo Kinds Of Teardrops
   30Sam CookeAnother Saturday Night
   31Karl DenverIndian Love Call
   32Paul & PaulaYoung Lovers
   33HolliesJust Like Me
   34Frank IfieldNobody's Darlin' But Mine
   35Andy WilliamsCan't Get Used To Losing You
   36Adam FaithWalkin' Tall
   38Swinging Blue JeansIt's Too Late Now
   39Mark WynterShy Girl
   40BachelorsFaraway Places

Wimbledon 1964

Gentlemen's singles winner : Roy Emerson    (AUS)
Ladies' singles winner : Maria Bueno    (BRA)
Gentlemen's doubles winners : Bob Hewitt / Fred Stolle    (AUS)
Ladies' doubles winners : Margaret Smith / Lesley Turner    (AUS)
Mixed doubles winners : Fred Stolle / Lesley Turner    (AUS)

Biggest hits of Wimbledon fortnight 1964
   1AnimalsHouse Of The Rising Sun
   2Rolling StonesIt's All Over Now
   3Roy OrbisonIt's Over
   4Brian Poole & The TremeloesSomeone Someone
   5PJ ProbyHold Me
   6Swinging Blue JeansYou're No Good
   8Jim ReevesI Won't Forget You
   9Louis ArmstrongHello Dolly
   10Peter & GordonNobody I Know
   11Mary WellsMy Guy
   12Cilla BlackYou're My World
   13Elvis PresleyKissin' Cousins
   14Dave Clark FiveCan't You See That She's Mine
   15Cliff RichardOn The Beach
   16BeatlesA Hard Day's Night
   17Dusty SpringfieldI Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself
   18Lulu & The LuvversShout
   19HolliesHere I Go Again
   20ShadowsRise And Fall Of Flingel Bunt
   21ApplejacksLike Dreamers Do
   22Jim ReevesI Love You Because
   23Frankie VaughanHello Dolly
   24Dixie CupsChapel Of Love
   25John Lee HookerDimples
   26MojosWhy Not Tonight
   27Little RichardBama Lama Bama Loo
   28Cliff RichardConstantly
   29MerseybeatsWishin' And Hopin'
   30Gigliola CinquettiNon Ho L'Eta Per Amarti
   31Chuck BerryNo Particular Place To Go
   32Barron KnightsCall Up The Groups
   33MillieSweet William
   34Four PenniesJuliet
   35BeatlesAin't She Sweet
   36Migil FiveNear You
   37Ronnie HiltonDon't Let The Rain Come Down
   38Dionne WarwickWalk On By
   39Crickets(They Call Her) La Bamba
   40SearchersSome Day We're Gonna Love Again

Wimbledon 1965

Gentlemen's singles winner : Roy Emerson    (AUS)
Ladies' singles winner : Margaret Smith    (AUS)
Gentlemen's doubles winners : John Newcombe / Tony Roche    (AUS)
Ladies' doubles winners : Maria Bueno / Billie Jean Moffitt    (BRA / USA)
Mixed doubles winners : Ken Fletcher / Margaret Smith    (AUS)

Biggest hits of Wimbledon fortnight 1965
   1HolliesI'm Alive
   2Elvis PresleyCrying In The Chapel
   3YardbirdsHeart Full Of Soul
   4Gene PitneyLooking Through The Eyes Of Love
   5Everly BrothersThe Price Of Love
   7ByrdsMr Tambourine Man
   8Peter & GordonTo Know You Is To Love You
   9LuluLeave A Little Love
   10Burt BacharachTrains And Boats And Planes
   11Ivy LeagueTossing And Turning
   12WhoAnyway Anyhow Anywhere
   13Sandie ShawLong Live Love
   14KinksSet Me Free
   15Shirley EllisThe Clapping Song
   16Cliff RichardOn My Word
   17Dusty SpringfieldIn The Middle Of Nowhere
   18SeekersWorld Of Our Own
   19Sir Douglas QuintetShe's About A Mover
   20Sam The Sham & The PharaohsWooly Bully
   22Rockin' BerriesPoor Man's Son
   23Unit Four Plus TwoYou've Never Been In Love Like This Before
   24Bob DylanMaggie's Farm
   25Wayne Fontana & The MindbendersJust A Little Bit Too Late
   26Moody BluesFrom The Bottom Of My Heart
   27Peter Cook & Dudley MooreGoodbye-ee
   28Dave Clark FiveCome Home
   29Joan BaezThere But For Fortune
   30Beach BoysHelp Me Rhonda
   32FortunesYou've Got Your Troubles
   33Kenny LynchI'll Stay By You
   34PJ ProbyLet The Water Run Down
   35Johnny CashIt Ain't Me Babe
   36Connie FrancisMy Child
   37Marianne FaithfullThis Little Bird
   38Four TopsI Can't Help Myself
   39Walker BrothersLove Her
   40Billy J Kramer & The DakotasTrains And Boats And Planes

Wimbledon 1966

Gentlemen's singles winner : Manuel Santana    (ESP)
Ladies' singles winner : Billie Jean King    (USA)
Gentlemen's doubles winners : Ken Fletcher / John Newcombe    (AUS)
Ladies' doubles winners : Maria Bueno / Nancy Richey    (BRA / USA)
Mixed doubles winners : Ken Fletcher / Margaret Smith    (AUS)

Biggest hits of Wimbledon fortnight 1966
   1KinksSunny Afternoon
   2BeatlesPaperback Writer
   3Gene PitneyNobody Needs Your Love
   4Ike & Tina TurnerRiver Deep, Mountain High
   5Frank SinatraStrangers In The Night
   6HolliesBus Stop
   7Georgie Fame & The Blue FlamesGet Away
   8Cilla BlackDon't Answer Me
   9Percy SledgeWhen A Man Loves A Woman
   10Dave, Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & TichHideaway
   11Mamas & The PapasMonday Monday
   12YardbirdsOver Under Sideays Down
   13AnimalsDon't Bring Me Down
   14Petula ClarkI Couldn't Live Without Your Love
   15Roy OrbisonLana
   16Ken DoddPromises
   17Chris FarloweOut Of Time
   18James BrownIt's A Man's Man's Man's World
   19Simon & GarfunkelI Am A Rock
   20Beach BoysSloop John B
   21Herman's HermitsThis Door Swings Both Ways
   22Los BravosBlack Is Black
   24Rolling StonesPaint It, Black
   25Chris MontezThe More I See You
   26TroggsWild Thing
   27Four SeasonsOpus 17
   28Elvis PresleyLove Letters
   29Twice As MuchSittin' On A Fence
   30Dusty SpringfieldGoing Back
   31Frank IfieldNo One Will Ever Know
   32Dave BerryMama
   33David GarrickLady Jane
   34Tom JonesOnce There Was A Time / Not Responsible
   35Sandie ShawNothing Comes Easy
   36ChiffonsSweet Talkin' Guy
   37Wayne FontanaCome On Home
   38Small FacesHey Girl
   39Manfred MannPretty Flamingo
   40BachelorsCan I Trust You

Wimbledon 1967

Gentlemen's singles winner : John Newcombe    (AUS)
Ladies' singles winner : Billie Jean King    (USA)
Gentlemen's doubles winners : Bob Hewitt / Frew McMillan    (RSA)
Ladies' doubles winners : Rosie Casals / Billie Jean Moffitt King    (USA)
Mixed doubles winners : Owen Davidson / Billie Jean Moffitt King    (AUS / USA)

Biggest hits of Wimbledon fortnight 1967
   1Procol HarumA Whiter Shade Of Pale
   2Engelbert HumperdinckThere Goes My Everything
   3MonkeesAlternate Title
   5TurtlesShe'd Rather Be With Me
   6Dave, Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & TichOkay!
   7TrafficPaper Sun
   8Vikki CarrIt Must Be Him (Seul Sur Son Etoile)
   9Young RascalsGroovin'
   10BeatlesAll You Need Is Love
   11TopolIf I Were A Rich Man
   12Arthur ConleySweet Soul Music
   13SupremesThe Happening
   14Small FacesHere Come The Nice
   15Aretha FranklinRespect
   16Pink FloydSee Emily Play
   17Petula ClarkDon't Sleep In The Subway
   18TremeloesSilence Is Golden
   19Four TopsSeven Rooms Of Gloom
   20CreamStrange Brew
   21KinksWaterloo Sunset
   22Vince HillRoses Of Picardy
   23Beach BoysThen I Kissed Her
   24Gladys Knight & The PipsTake Me In Your Arms And Love Me
   25New Vaudeville BandFinchley Central
   26Mamas & The PapasDedicated To The One I Love
   27Cliff RichardI'll Come Running
   28MarvelettesWhen You're Young And In Love
   29Cilla BlackWhat Good Am I
   30Otis ReddingShake
   31Scott McKenzieSan Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair)
   32DublinersSeven Drunken Nights
   33TroggsNight Of The Long Grass
   34Engelbert HumperdinckRelease Me
   35Nancy Sinatra / Nancy Sinatra & Lee HazlewoodYou Only Live Twice / Jackson
   36LuluLet's Pretend
   37Young IdeaWith A Little Help From My Friends
   38Anita HarrisJust Loving You
   39Judith DurhamOlive Tree

Wimbledon 1968

Gentlemen's singles winner : Rod Laver    (AUS)
Ladies' singles winner : Billie Jean King    (USA)
Gentlemen's doubles winners : John Newcombe / Tony Roche    (AUS)
Ladies' doubles winners : Rosie Casals / Billie Jean King    (USA)
Mixed doubles winners : Ken Fletcher / Margaret Court    (AUS)

Biggest hits of Wimbledon fortnight 1968
   1EqualsBaby Come Back
   2OC SmithSon Of Hickory Holler's Tramp
   3Des O'ConnorI Pretend
   4Rolling StonesJumping Jack Flash
   5Cupid's InspirationYesterday Has Gone
   6DonovanHurdy Gurdy Man
   7Ohio ExpressYummy Yummy Yummy
   8MarmaladeLovin' Things
   9Manfred MannMy Name Is Jack
   10Don PartridgeBlue Eyes
   11Tommy James & The ShondellsMony Mony
   12Richard HarrisMacArthur Park
   13Union GapYoung Girl
   14John RowlesHush Not A Word To Mary
   15Esther & Abi OfarimOne More Dance
   16Crazy World Of Arthur BrownFire
   17Julie Driscoll, Brian Auger & The TrinityThis Wheel's On Fire
   18MonkeesDW Washburn
   19Bobby GoldsmithHoney
   20Dionne WarwickDo You Know The Way To San Jose
   21R Dean TaylorGotta See Jane
   22Sue NichollsWhere Will You Be
   24Engelbert HumperdinckA Man Without Love
   25Louis ArmstrongWhat A Wonderful World / Cabaret
   26Bruce ChannelKeep On
   27Herb AlpertThis Guy's In Love With You
   29Cliff RichardI'll Love You Forever Today
   30Dusty SpringfieldI Close My Eyes And Count To Ten
   31Love AffairRainbow Valley
   32Dave, Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & TichLast Night In Soho
   33Scott WalkerJoanna
   34Diana Ross & The SupremesSome Things You Never Get Used To
   35Small FacesUniversal
   36Simon & GarfunkelMrs Robinson
   37Vince HillImportance Of Your Love
   38Marvin Gaye & Tammi TerrellAin't Nothin' Like The Real Thing
   40AssociationsTime For Loving

Wimbledon 1969

Gentlemen's singles winner : Rod Laver    (AUS)
Ladies' singles winner : Ann Haydon Jones    (GBR)
Gentlemen's doubles winners : John Newcombe / Tony Roche    (AUS)
Ladies' doubles winners : Margaret Court / Judy Tegart Dalton    (AUS)
Mixed doubles winners : Fred Stolle / Ann Haydon Jones    (AUS / GBR)

Biggest hits of Wimbledon fortnight 1969
   1Thunderclap NewmanSomething In The Air
   2Elvis PresleyIn The Ghetto
   3BeatlesThe Ballad Of John & Yoko
   4Jethro TullLiving In The Past
   5Amen CornerHello Suzie
   6Family DoggWay Of Life
   7Beach BoysBreakaway
   8Creedence Clearwater RevivalProud Mary
   9Rolling StonesHonky Tonk Women
   10Booker T & The MGsTime Is Tight
   11Edwin Hawkins SingersOh Happy Day
   12Peter SarstedtFrozen Orange Juice
   13Scott WalkerLights Of Cincinatti
   14Crazy ElephantGimme Gimme Good Lovin'
   15Desmond Dekker & The AcesIt Miek
   16Plastic Ono BandGive Peace A Chance
   17MarmaladeBaby Make It Soon
   18Cliff RichardBig Ship
   19Tommy RoeDizzy
   20Chicken ShackI'd Rather Go Blind
   21Smokey Robinson & The MiraclesThe Tracks Of My Tears
   22Four TopsWhat Is A Man
   23Billy PrestonThat's The Way God Planned It
   24Beatles With Billy PrestonGet Back
   25Frank SinatraMy Way
   26Joe DolanMake Me An Island
   27Max RomeoWet Dream
   28Robin GibbSaved By The Bell
   29Jackie Wilson(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher
   30Marvin Gaye & Tammi TerrellGood Lovin' Ain't Easy To Come By
   31Andy WilliamsHappy Heart
   32SteppenwolfBorn To Be Wild
   33Tom JonesLove Me Tonight
   34Jim ReevesWhen Two Worlds Collide
   35Isley BrothersIt's Your Thing
   36Bee GeesTomorrow Tomorrow
   37Clodagh RodgersGoodnight Midnight
   38Cilla BlackConversations
   39Herb AlpertWithout Her
   40Glen CampbellGalveston

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