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My Birthday Number Ones

It's my 34th birthday today (16th Feb) so to celebrate (ain't I the proper party animal lol) here is a list of everything that was number one on the official singles chart on my birthday. Until 1987 new charts were unveiled first on a Tuesday, From late 1987 until July 2015 the new charts were unveiled two days earlier on the Sunday immediately following the Saturday at the end of the sales week. Since July 2015 the new charts were unveiled on the Friday immediately following the Thursday at the end of the sales week. In each case the listed number one is the one most recently announced on the day of my birthday. The week ending date refers to the Saturday after the sales week until 2015 and the Thursday after the sales week thereafter.

1983 (W/E 19th Feb) Kajagoogoo - Too Shy

1984 (W/E 18th Feb) Frankie Goes To Hollywood - Relax

1985 (W/E 16th Feb) Elaine Paige and Barbra Dickson - I Know Him So Well

1986 (W/E 15th Feb) Billy Ocean - When The Going Get's Tough, The Tough Get Going

1987 (W/E 14th Feb) Aretha Franklin and George Michael - I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me)

1988 (W/E 20th Feb) Kylie Minogue - I Should Be So Lucky

1989 (W/E 18th Feb) Marc Almond ft Special Guest Star Gene Pitney - Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart

1990 (W/E 17th Feb) Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U

1991 (W/E 16th Feb) Simpsons - Do The Bartman

1992 (W/E 22nd Feb) Shakespear's Sister - Stay

1993 (W/E 20th Feb) 2 Unlimited - No Limit

1994 (W/E 19th Feb) Mariah Carey - Without You

1995 (W/E 18th Feb) Celine Dion - Think Twice

1996 (W/E 17th Feb) Babylon Zoo - Spaceman

1997 (W/E 22nd Feb) No Doubt - Don't Speak

1998 (W/E 21st Feb) Celine Dion - My Heart Will Go On

1999 (W/E 20th Feb) Lenny Kravitz - Fly Away

2000 (W/E 19th Feb) Oasis - Go Let It Out

2001 (W/E 17th Feb) Atomic Kitten - Whole Again

2002 (W/E 16th Feb) Enrique Iglesias - Hero

2003 (W/E 22nd Feb) T.a.T.u. - All The Things She Said

2004 (W/E 21st Feb) Sam & Mark - With A Little Help From My Friends

2005 (W/E 19th Feb) U2 - Sometimes You Can't Make It On Your Own

2006 (W/E 18th Feb) Meck ft Leo Sayer - Thunder In My Heart (Again)

2007 (W/E 17th Feb) Mika - Grace Kelly

2008 (W/E 16th Feb) Basshunter ft DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz - Now You're Gone

2009 (W/E 21st Feb) Lily Allen - The Fear

2010 (W/E 20th Feb) Helping Haiti - Everybody Hurts

2011 (W/E 19th Feb) Jessie J ft B.o.B. - Price Tag

2012 (W/E 18th Feb) Gotye - Somebody That I Used To Know

2013 (W/E 16th Feb) Macklemore & Ryan Lews ft Wanz - Thrift Shop

2014 (W/E 22nd Feb) Clean Bandit ft Jess Glynne - Rather Be

​2015 (W/E 21st Feb) Ellie Goulding - Love Me Like You Do

​2016 (W/E 18th Feb) Lukas Graham - 7 Years

​2017 (W/E 16th Feb) Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You

2018 (W/E 22nd Feb) Drake - God's Plan

2019 (W/E 21st Feb) Ariana Grande - Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored

A real smorgasboard of tastes and sounds there, which is your favourite?




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