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Is It Safe To Gnaw Through The Straps Now?
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Your Day in the Top Forty

born_to_me posted this on Facebook. I felt I should bring it here



Go to this site and find the top song on your birthday. List the top song for your birthday each year you've been alive.

If you want to know why you shouldn't listen to the radio, just look at this list. Then throw that thing away.

THE 2000s
2008 Single Ladies (Put a Ring on It) Beyoncé
2007 No One Alicia Keys
2006 Irreplaceable Beyoncé
2005 Run It! Chris Brown
2004 Drop It Like It's Hot Snoop Dogg featuring Pharrell
2003 Hey Ya! OutKast
2002 Lose Yourself Eminem
2001 How You Remind Me Nickelback
2000 Independent Women Part I Destiny's Child

Wow, a whole decade of #1 hits that I couldn't care less about.

THE 1990s
1999 Smooth Santana featuring Rob Thomas
1998 I'm Your Angel R. Kelly & Celine Dion
1997 Something About the Way You Look Tonight/ Candle in the Wind 1997 Elton John
1996 Un-Break My Heart Toni Braxton
1995 One Sweet Day Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men
1994 Here Comes the Hotstepper Ini Kamoze
1993 Hero Mariah Carey
1992 I Will Always Love You Whitney Houston
1991 Black or White Michael Jackson
1990 Because I Love You (The Postman Song) Stevie B

Wow, a whole decade of #1 hits that I couldn't care less about ... again.

THE 1980s
1989 Another Day in Paradise Phil Collins
1988 Every Rose Has Its Thorn Poison
1987 Faith George Michael
1986 Walk Like an Egyptian The Bangles
1985 Say You, Say Me Lionel Richie
1984 Like a Virgin Madonna
1983 Say, Say, Say Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson
1982 Maneater Daryl Hall & John Oates
1981 Physical Olivia Newton-John
1980 (Just Like) Starting Over John Lennon

It started well ... but it was the 80s

THE 1970s
1979 Escape (The Piña Colada Song) Rupert Holmes
1978 Le Freak Chic
1977 How Deep Is Your Love The Bee Gees
1976 Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright) Rod Stewart
1975 Let's Do It Again The Staple Singers
1974 Cat's in the Cradle Harry Chapin
1973 The Most Beautiful Girl Charlie Rich
1972 Me and Mrs. Jones Billy Paul
1971 Brand New Key Melanie
1970 My Sweet Lord/Isn't It a Pity George Harrison

MAYBE one song I can deal with ... kinda two songs. I'll let you guess which two.

THE 1960s
1969 Someday We'll Be Together Diana Ross & the Supremes
1968 I Heard It Through the Grapevine Marvin Gaye
1967 Daydream Believer The Monkees
1966 Winchester Cathedral The New Vaudeville Band
1965 Over and Over The Dave Clark Five
1964 I Feel Fine The Beatles
1963 Dominique The Singing Nun
1962 Telstar The Tornadoes
1961 The Lion Sleeps Tonight The Tokens
1960 Are You Lonesome Tonight Elvis Presley

I have to go back to the 60s to find a couple of songs that I actually like.

THE 1950s
1959 Heartaches by the Number by Guy Mitchell
1958 The Chipmunk Song David Seville & the Chipmunks

So, the #1 song the week I was born was a novelty song with sped up voices. That explains a lot. As for the rest, now I know why my birthday SUCKS every year.
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