What song was #1 on the day you were born

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Re: What song was #1 on the day you were born

Postby Cate » Sun Oct 04, 2009 5:00 pm

that was fun, I had a Michael Jackson too.

UK - 'Woodstock' - Matthews' Southern Comfort
US - 'I’ll Be There' - The Jackson 5
Australia - 'Close To You' - The Carpenters
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Re: What song was #1 on the day you were born

Postby confetti » Sun Oct 04, 2009 5:12 pm

I wonder who on the forum has the same birthday as me:

UK Wonderland by The Shadows
USA and AUS Good Luck Charm by Elvis Presley
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Re: What song was #1 on the day you were born

Postby Tony » Sun Oct 04, 2009 7:33 pm

I didn't care at the time and I don't care now.
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Re: What song was #1 on the day you were born

Postby LisaLCFan » Sun Oct 04, 2009 10:56 pm

US: Ruby Tuesday by the Rolling Stones
UK: Release Me by Engelbert Humperdinck
AUS: Snoopy and the Red Baron by the Royal Guardsmen (!?)
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Re: What song was #1 on the day you were born

Postby Mabeanie1 » Sun Oct 04, 2009 11:47 pm

Frankie Laine "Answer Me" :oops:

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Re: What song was #1 on the day you were born

Postby Actually » Mon Oct 05, 2009 4:07 am

Oh my god, I knew I shouldn't try... :shock:
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Re: What song was #1 on the day you were born

Postby friscogrl » Mon Oct 05, 2009 4:17 am

Wendy, i also have a Frankie Lane song :oops:
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Re: What song was #1 on the day you were born

Postby MaryB » Mon Oct 05, 2009 9:14 pm

I'm with you Marsha :oops: This thread brings up my age and makes me feel old :( but only in documented years ;-) :lol:

Perry Como - Chi-Baba, Chi-Baba (My Baby Go To Sleep)

I like Perry Como, but I've never heard of this song
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Re: What song was #1 on the day you were born

Postby Womanfromaroom » Tue Oct 06, 2009 1:23 am

Ok, let's try. Here is what I get:

UK: December '63 (Oh What A Night) - Four Seasons
USA: Theme from S.W.A.T - Rhythm Heritage (??)
Australia: Jump In My Car - Ted Mulry Gang

Fellow-forum member and great friend Greg Ross, who I am sure will not mind me posting this, has got something with a more or less direct Leonard reference, interestingly enough:
The Tennessee Waltz - Patti Page
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Re: What song was #1 on the day you were born

Postby Evie B » Wed Oct 07, 2009 6:46 pm

Not telling. I checked and still cannot believe it myself. I would need to down several bottles of strong drink before I would disclose this.
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Re: What song was #1 on the day you were born

Postby Womanfromaroom » Wed Oct 07, 2009 6:55 pm

Evie B wrote:Not telling. I checked and still cannot believe it myself. I would need to down several bottles of strong drink before I would disclose this.
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Evie, I really hope you have got some strong liquor around your house! So speak to you later tonight, preferrably on this very thread... ;-)
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Re: What song was #1 on the day you were born

Postby schubert » Sat Oct 10, 2009 2:18 am

wow!
UK: Guy Mitchell - She Wears Red Feathers.. never heard of him or it. :neutral:
USA: Patti Page- (How much is) That Doggie in the Window. I remember that on the wireless!! gives my age away! :) Liked it too :oops: :oops:
Australia- nothing no charts there that long ago. :(
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Re: What song was #1 on the day you were born

Postby kwills » Sat Oct 10, 2009 2:02 pm

Ok here's mine:-

UK: Do You Love Me - Brian Poole & The Tremeloes
US: Blue Velvet - Bobby Vinton
Aus: Maria Elena - Los Indios Tabajares.
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Re: What song was #1 on the day you were born

Postby musicmania » Sat Oct 10, 2009 2:30 pm

Ireland, UK & Aus. You're the one that I want, John Travolta & Olivia Newton John. Yes I was a Grease baby 8) (had to include Ireland as I'm Irish)
Shawdow Dancing by Andy Gibb was no. 1 in the states.
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Re: What song was #1 on the day you were born

Postby MaryB » Sat Oct 10, 2009 11:42 pm

kwills and musicmania - you are just babies :razz: :lol: !
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