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

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