(Elvis Presley, AP file photo, 1969)

In early summer 1969, Judy Garland died, the Stonewall Riots marked the beginning of the modern gay rights movement and we were a month away from setting foot on the moon. And these were the tracks everyone was listening to, via Billboard’s Hot 100 chart archive.

CLICK HERE to watch videos for “Bad Moon Rising” by Creedence Clearwater Revival, “One” by Three Dog Night, “In the Ghetto” by Elvis Presley and more.