1960

Event: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/07/sports/football/07eagles.html?_r=1&scp=7&sq=1960+events&st=nyt

Summary of Article: On Dec. 26, 1960, Lombardi experienced his only playoff defeat with Green Bay as his Packers lost to the Eagles, 17-13, in the N.F.L.championship game. Fifty years later, the teams will meet here Sunday in a wild-card matchup.

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Reason for this song: This song was one of the top ten dance songs in the 1960's and for the EAGLES they had something to dance for, being able to beat a team that never was defeated in the playoffs.


1970

Event: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/16/arts/16oran.html?scp=8&sq=1970+events&st=nyt

Summary of Article: Two years before the deadly Kent State shootings, state troopers opened fire on a student protest on the campus of SouthCarolina State College. Three people died, and 28 were wounded.

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Reason for this song: This song was one of the top 100th songs of 1970's and it went with the article.


1980

Event: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/03/05/sports/05skijump.html?_r=1&scp=2&sq=1980+events&st=nyt

Summary of Article: On Saturday, for the first time in 31 years, there will be a United States collegiate ski jumping championship. And for the first time, it will include women.

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Reason for song: This song was one of the top 100th songs of the 1980's but this song also is for the ladies who won the championship for skiing for the first time in 31 years.