a picture of my birthday cake from 2019

Birthday Number Ones

I tracked down the Billboard Hot 100 #1s for the week surrounding my birthday and made a playlist.

I can’t believe some of the songs that ended up on it because each track fully reminds me of where I was when it was a hit.

  1. Maniac (paid link) by Michael Sembello
  2. Money for Nothing (paid link) by Dire Straits
  3. St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion) (paid link) by John Parr
  4. Take My Breath Away (paid link) by Berlin
  5. I Just Can’t Stop Loving You (featuring Siedah Garrett) (paid link) by Michael Jackson
  6. Sweet Child o’ Mine (paid link) by Guns & Roses
  7. Don’t Wanna Lose You (paid link) by Gloria Estefan
  8. Release Me (paid link) by Wilson Phillips
  9. The Promise of a New Day (paid link) by Paula Abdul
  10. End of the Road (paid link) by Boyz II Men
  11. Dreamlover (paid link) by Mariah Carey
  12. I’ll Make Love to You (paid link) by Boyz II Men
  13. Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) (paid link) by Los Del Rio
  14. Gangsta’s Paradise (paid link) by Coolio
  15. Honey (paid link) by Mariah Carey
  16. I Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing (paid link) by Aerosmith
  17. Unpretty (paid link) by TLC
  18. Music (paid link) by Madonna
  19. I’m Real (Murder Remix) (paid link) by Jennifer Lopez
  20. Dilemma (featuring Kelly Rowland) (paid link) by Nelly
  21. Shake Ya Tailfeather (featuring P. Diddy and Murphy Lee) (paid link) by Nelly
  22. Goodies (featuring Petey Pablo) (paid link) by Ciara
  23. Gold Digger (paid link) by Kanye West
  24. SexyBack (paid link) by Justin Timberlake
  25. Crank That (Soulja Boy) (paid link) by Soulja Boy
  26. Whatever You Like (paid link) by T.I.
  27. I Gotta Feeling (paid link) by The Black Eyed Peas
  28. Teenage Dream (paid link) by Katy Perry
  29. Someone Like You (paid link) by Adele
  30. We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together (paid link) by Taylor Swift
  31. Roar (paid link) by Katy Perry
  32. All About That Bass (paid link) by Meghan Trainor
  33. What Do You Mean? (paid link) by Justin Bieber
  34. Closer (paid link) by The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
  35. Look What You Made Me Do (paid link) by Taylor Swift
  36. In My Feelings (paid link) by Drake
  37. Truth Hurts (paid link) by Lizzo

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