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Diana Ross' supreme solo career, as she turns 70

Diana Ross arrives at the 45th Academy Awards

Diana Ross arrives at the 45th Academy Awards on March 27, 1973. She was nominated for best actress in "Lady Sings the Blues." Credit: AP

Fifty years ago, The Beatles began their incredible run of hits. But that same year, it was three women who achieved something unprecedented on the Billboard charts. From July 1964 to May 1965, the Supremes, with lead singer Diana Ross, had five consecutive No. 1 singles.

While Ross' time with the Supremes is unforgettable, she also became a successful solo artist after leaving the group in 1969. Ross turned 70 on Wednesday, and if you want to revisit her biggest hits, here are some of her multiple No. 1 singles as a solo artist:

"Ain't No Mountain High Enough" (1970)

"Touch Me in the Morning" (1973)

"Do You Know Where You're Going To" (1975)

"Love Hangover" (1976)

"Upside Down" (1980)

"Endless Love" (with Lionel Richie, 1981)

All songs are available as digital downloads from Apple iTunes, Google Play or Amazon MP3 stores for $1.29 each.

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