30 hit songs turning 30 this year

POSTED: 3:00 PM Jun 03 2014   UPDATED: 11:00 PM Jun 03 2014

Thirty years ago saw the release of some iconic albums, including Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A.," which was released on June 4, 1984. Check out the best-selling hits from that year.

1984 songs - Born in the USA album
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Columbia Records

Thirty years ago saw the release of some iconic albums, including Bruce Springsteen's "Born in the U.S.A.," which was released on June 4, 1984. The album, which included the singles "Born in the U.S.A.," "Dancing in the Dark," "Cover Me," "I'm on Fire," "Glory Days," "I'm Goin' Down" and "My Hometown," was one of only five albums to top the Billboard 200 chart in 1984, the fewest in history, along with "Thriller" by Michael Jackson, the "Footloose" soundtrack, "Sports" by Huey Lewis and the News, and "Purple Rain" by Prince and the Revolution.

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