Thursday, September 30, 2010

Music Thursday: The Birthday List...

If you're like me then you love music and love creating playlists that have some kind of meaning or significance. So, yesterday I had this wonderful idea to compile a list of all the #1 pop hits of August 12th for every year beginning on the year of my birth, 1981, and ending this year. Here is the list:

Aug. 12, 1981: Jessie’s Girl- Rick Springfield
Aug. 12, 1982: Eye of the Tiger- Survivor
Aug. 12, 1983: Every Breath You Take- The Police
Aug. 12, 1984: Ghostbusters- Ray Parker, Jr.
Aug. 12, 1985: Shout- Tears for Fears
Aug. 12, 1986: Glory of Love- Peter Cetera
Aug. 12, 1987: I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For- U2
Aug. 12, 1988: Roll With It- Steve Winwood
Aug. 12, 1989: Right Here Waiting- Richard Marx
Aug. 12, 1990: Vision of Love- Mariah Carey
Aug. 12, 1991: (Everything I Do)I Do It For You- Bryan Adams
Aug. 12, 1992: This Used to Be My Playground- Madonna
Aug. 12, 1993: I Can’t Help Falling In Love- UB40
Aug. 12, 1994: Stay- Lisa Loeb
Aug. 12, 1995: Waterfalls- TLC
Aug. 12, 1996: Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)- Los Del Rio
Aug. 12, 1997: I’ll Be Missing You- Puff Daddy/Faith Evans/ 112
Aug. 12, 1998: The Boy is Mine- Brandy and Monica
Aug. 12, 1999: Genie in a Bottle- Christina Aguilera
Aug. 12, 2000: Incomplete- Sisqo
Aug. 12, 2001: Bootyliscious- Destiny’s Child
Aug. 12, 2002: Hot in Herre- Nelly
Aug. 12, 2003: Crazy In Love- Beyonce ft. Jay-Z
Aug. 12, 2004: Slow Motion- Juvenile ft. Soulja Slim
Aug. 12, 2005: We Belong Together- Mariah Crey
Aug. 12, 2006: Promiscuous- Nelly Furtado ft. Timbaland
Aug. 12, 2007: Big Girls Don’t Cry- Fergie
Aug. 12, 2008: Leavin’- Jesse McCartney
Aug. 12, 2009: Waking Up in Vegas- Katy Perry
Aug. 12, 2010: Love the Way You Lie- Eminem and Rihanna

So, those of you born on August 12th between those years can use this list to make your own! I think compiling a list for good friends and family makes a great birthday gift! What do you think?


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