The #1 song on your birthday

This is completely off-topic, silly beyond measure, and yet, utterly fascinating. Thanks to a link from TDavid at Things That... Make You Go Hmm I found Everyhit.com which can show you the number one single (or album) each year since you were born.

This is completely off-topic, silly beyond measure, and yet, utterly fascinating. Thanks to a link from TDavid at Things That... Make You Go Hmm I found the date engine at everyhit.com which can show you the number one single (or album) each year since you were born. AT the risk of exposing sensitive personal data, I share with you the following list.

1957 On your birthdate the No. 1 single was Elvis Presley - "All Shook Up"  
1958 On your 1st birthday The Everly Brothers - "All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette"  
1959 On your 2nd birthday Cliff Richard & The Drifters - "Living Doll"  
1960 On your 3rd birthday Cliff Richard & The Shadows - "Please Don't Tease"  
1961 On your 4th birthday The Everly Brothers - "Temptation"  
1962 On your 5th birthday Frank Ifield - "I Remember You"  
1963 On your 6th birthday Elvis Presley - "(You're The) Devil In Disguise"  
1964 On your 7th birthday The Beatles - "A Hard Day's Night"  
1965 On your 8th birthday The Byrds - "Mr Tambourine Man"  
1966 On your 9th birthday Chris Farlowe - "Out Of Time"  
1967 On your 10th birthday The Beatles - "All You Need Is Love"  
1968 On your 11th birthday Tommy James & The Shondells - "Mony Mony"  
1969 On your 12th birthday The Rolling Stones - "Honky Tonk Women"  
1970 On your 13th birthday Elvis Presley - "The Wonder Of You"  
1971 On your 14th birthday T.Rex - "Get It On"  
1972 On your 15th birthday Donny Osmond - "Puppy Love"  
1973 On your 16th birthday Gary Glitter - "I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am)"  
1974 On your 17th birthday George McCrae - "Rock Your Baby"  
1975 On your 18th birthday The Bay City Rollers - "Give A Little Love"  
1976 On your 19th birthday Elton John & Kiki Dee - "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"  
1977 On your 20th birthday Donna Summer - "I Feel Love"  
1978 On your 21st birthday John Travolta & Olivia Newton John - "You're The One That I Want"  
1979 On your 22nd birthday The Boomtown Rats - "I Don't Like Mondays"  
1980 On your 23rd birthday Odyssey - "Use It Up And Wear It Out"  
1981 On your 24th birthday Shakin' Stevens - "Green Door"  
1982 On your 25th birthday Irene Cara - "Fame"  
1983 On your 26th birthday Paul Young - "Wherever I Lay My Heart (That's My Home)"  
1984 On your 27th birthday Frankie Goes To Hollywood - "Two Tribes"  
1985 On your 28th birthday Madonna - "Into The Groove"  
1986 On your 29th birthday Chris De Burgh - "The Lady In Red"  
1987 On your 30th birthday Los Lobos - "La Bamba"  
1988 On your 31st birthday Glenn Medeiros - "Nothing's Gonna Change My Love For You"  
1989 On your 32nd birthday Jive Bunny - "Swing The Mood"  
1990 On your 33rd birthday Partners In Kryme - "Turtle Power"  
1991 On your 34th birthday Bryan Adams - "(Everything I Do) I Do It For You"  
1992 On your 35th birthday Jimmy Nail - "Ain't No Doubt"  
1993 On your 36th birthday Take That - "Pray"  
1994 On your 37th birthday Wet Wet Wet - "Love Is All Around"  
1995 On your 38th birthday Take That - "Never Forget"  
1996 On your 39th birthday Spice Girls - "Wannabe"  
1997 On your 40th birthday Puff Daddy & Faith Evans - "I'll Be Missing You"  
1998 On your 41st birthday Spice Girls - "Viva Forever"  
1999 On your 42nd birthday Ricky Martin - "Livin' La Vida Loca"  
2000 On your 43rd birthday Craig David - "7 Days"  
2001 On your 44th birthday Atomic Kitten - "Eternal Flame"  
2002 On your 45th birthday Gareth Gates - "Anyone Of Us (Stupid Mistake)"  
2003 On your 46th birthday Daniel Bedingfield - "Never Gonna Leave Your Side"  
2004 On your 47th birthday The Streets - "Dry Your Eyes"  
2005 On your 48th birthday James Blunt - "You're Beautiful"  

Horrifying. Utterly horrifying. I think there are less than half a dozen songs I would willingly listen to today. The last time a song was number one on my birthday and it was a song I liked was 1979.

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