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Do you know what the No.1 song in Australia was the day you were born? I have managed to calculate all of the No.1 singles in Australia from January 1940 thru to today, so that a consistent timeline has been constructed. The current No.1 of "Beautiful Girls" is the 925th, although Delta's recent chart-topper was the 926th. Most of this only came about in recent years thanks to David Kent releasing his chart book for the 1940-1969 period.
So if you'd like to know what the No.1 was the day you were born, just put your entire birthday (date/month/year) down and I'll let you know.
Regards,
Gavin Ryan
OzChartMaster
Of course, the charts prior to the Kent Report beginning in 1974 were compiled long after the fact, so are they really proper charts?
29/10/1990, lol thanks
David Kent used the same formula's that he has used ever since her fine tuned the charts in the late 70's. Charts were compiled from all radio stations information from the late 50 thru until the end of the 1960's, plus were weighted for population via census information for each state, so that way percentage of the states population were relevant to what songs were charting in those states. So NSW would have the highest points, followed by Victoria, Queensland, SA, WA then Tasmania.
I have done some similar calculations for 1964 and 1965, and they came out about the same, so it seems to be fairly correct for what David has done.
Regards,
Gavin Ryan
Ben - You had a one week wonder (it only stayed atop the charts for a single week), it was "Bust a Move" by Young MC.
Oh I don't doubt the accuracy of his work, it's just that you can't really say "such and such a song" was No. 1 in 1965 when, back in 1965, it was not.
Liam, I do have charts going back to 1950 for Sydney, 1956 for Melbourne, and most other states from there onwards. If you don't like the national No.1, I can always break it down state-by-state if you want. Sometimes people like to know what there birthday song was in their home-town.
So what's your home city/state and birthdate, and I'll possibly be able to give you alternatives.
Regards,
Gavin Ryan.

06/06/07 can we please have the top 5 thanks heap
Belinda and Mark
Jessica;
Top 5 were
1 - Umbrella - Rihanna (debut)
2 - Girlfriend - Avril Lavigne
3 - Candyman - Christina Aguilera
4 - Glamorous - Fergie
5 - Never Again - Kelly Clarkson (debut)
I hope that the child born on this date was a female, as this is one of the few times that you'll ever find the Top 5 full of females.

Regards, Gavin Ryan.
Hi! My B'day is 23/12/1992
I'll be impressed if you can tell me!'Cheers,
W!LL
W!LL; You're No.1 song was "I Will Always Love You" by Whitney Houston, it reached the top on December 20th, and stayed their for 10 weeks, so their's no escaping it.

Regards,
Gavin Ryan.
AHH!! Thats scary. Thanks for that!
i found out my birthday song... the day before i was born the song that was no.1 around the world was " Boombastic" by Shaggy
Hey Bulion, my birthday song is 05/Oct/1983
What's my birthday song? Hope it's an interesting one
Roydges, yours is "Australiana" by Austen Tayshus, a true Aussie classic.

Regards, Bulion.
I just discovered what the #1 song was on my birthday - it was "Under the Bridge" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers. That's good, cos I like that song And the #1 album was "Adrenalize" by Def Leppard... hm... don't know about that one.


No.1 when I was born was ABBA "Dancing Queen".

How old does that make me feel??!?!

TONY
Hey bulion, thanks heaps for that!
I think i'm one of those rare breeds where an Australian No.1 in which one is born under is by an Aussie comedy act.
I know Chris Franklin's 'Bloke' is also an Australian No.1.
I wonder if there are any others?
The only other comedy act to hit No. 1 on the Australian singles charts was THE 12th MAN in 1984 with "It's Just Not Cricket" and in 1992 with "Marvellous!"

Other notable Aussie 'comedy' acts:

* KYLIE MOLE "So Excellent" / "I Go, I Go" (#8: 1988)
* CON THE FRUITERER "A Cuppla Days" (#48: 1988)
* NORMAN GUNSTON & EFFIE "Amigos Para Siempre" (#26: 1992)
* ANDREW DENTON & THE CAST OF LIVE & SWEATY "I Don't Care As Long As We Beat New Zealand" (#38: 1992)
* PAULINE PANTSDOWN "I Don't Like It" (#10: 1998)
* JOHN SAFRAN (sort of) "Not The Suncreen Song" (#20: 1998)
* LITTLE JOHNNY "I'm Sorry!" (1999)
* ADAM HILLS "Working Class Anthem" (2003)
** plus anything by TISM !!!!
Hard to believe that since the charts began, that we now have 930 #1 songs here in Oz (The latest being Timbaland and OneRepublic's 'Apologise'). It just shows how us Aussie's love our diverse range of music that spans a few decades so far!

I'd be very curious to know as to which lucky song will be the 1000th #1 song in Australia! I do hope it's not an annoying novelty song!

I guess we should see 70 #1 songs later (Should be around late 2009 / early 2010 at this rate). It should be interesting.
On the subject of how long before No.1000. Here is the amount of
No.1's per year since the start of the decade.
2000 - 20 No.1's
2001 - 16
2002 - 18
2003 - 18
2004 - 26
2005 - 22
2006 - 13
2007 - 14
So based on the slowing down of the charts and longer No.1 singles, and at an average of 15 to 16 No.1's per year, we should 1000 around 4 1/2 years. So if the charts still exist in 2012, we can cross our 1000th line.
The UK managed theirs in the early part of this decade, and their charts have only been running since 1952
The current 930 are based on charts since 1940, so we are much slower at the turn-over of chart-toppers here in Oz.

Regards,
Bulion.
Here's one for you bullion.
I would love to know the Top 10 (Aus) for 20th November 1978.
Kiss should be there somewhere or even ABBA
Kent Music Report-dated 20-Nov-1978
1 (1) - Three Times a Lady - The Commodores
2 (3) - I Was Made for Lovin' You - Kiss
3 (5) - Rasputin - Boney M
4 (2) - Dreadlock Holiday - 10CC
5 (4) - Black is Black - LaBelle
6 (9) - Summer Nights - Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta
7 (6) - Dancing in the City - Marshall, Hain
8 (13)- Kiss You All Over - Exile
9 (15)- You Needed Me - Anne Murray
10 (8)- Oh Carol - Smokie
Oh dear that is a real corny Top 10 if i've ever seen one....
Only one song on there i've never heard of Dancing In The City.
Don't forget your Top 10 bulion, it should be special
Would I be pushing the friendship by asking of two more Top 10 dates??????

Mum's is the 4/7/61
Dad's is the 20/2/46

I wanna make up a CD for em
4 July 1961:
1 (3) - Travelin Man / Hello Mary Lou - Rick Nelson
2 (1) - A Scottish Soldier - Andy Stewart
3 (2) - Runaway - Del Shannon
4 (7) - Little Devil - Neil Sedaka
5 (5) - Running Scared - Roy Orbison
6 (8) - I've Told Every Little Star - Linda Scott
7 (4) - Theme from Exodus - Ferrante & Teicher
8 (9) - Breaking in a Brand New Broken Heart - Connie Francis
9 (6) - Flaming Star - Elvis Presley
10 (17) - Baby Face - Bobby Vee
BB: Charts were monthly in the 1940's, so here's the Top 10 for February 1946:
1 (Ne) - Rum and Coca Cola - Andrews Sisters
2 (2) - Like Someone in Love - Bing Crosby
3 (14) - Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive - Bing Crosby & Andrews
Sisters
4 (3) - Saturday Night - Frank Sinatra
5 (3) - Just a Prayer Away - Bing Crosby
6 (7) - Sleight Ride in July - Bing Crosby
7 (Ne) - One Meat Ball - Andrews Sisters
8 (1) - My Dreams are Getting Better all the Time - Les Brown
9 (12) - Dream - Frank Sinatra
10 (13) - Laura - Dick Haymes
Thanks a million Bulion..... Unintentional rhyme btw
Hey Bulion buddy ol pal

My lil brother would like to know his Top 10 aswell if it ain't to much trouble 6th Febuary 1984

Cheers
May I have the Top 10 for the 22nd of April 1989 please?
Innocent Eyes... you can search via the archive section of this site for 22 April 1989. Anything prior to January 1989 is another story for the time being...

TONY
6th-Feb-1984
1 (1) - Original Sin - INXS
2 (5) - Come Said the Boy - Mondo Rock
3 (3) - Islands in the Stream - Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers
4 (4) - Love is a Battlefield - Pat Benatar
5 (6) - Thriller - Michael Jackson
6 (2) - All Night Long (All Night) - Lionel Richie
7 (9) - Why Me? - Irene Cara
8 (7) - Listening - Pseudo Echo
9 (11)- Cum on Feel the Noize - Quiet Riot
10 (8)- In a Big Country - Big Country
22-April-1989 (taken from this website ya slacker)
1 (2) Madonna Like A Prayer
2 (1) Fine Young Cannibals She Drives Me Crazy
3 (5) The Proclaimers I'm On My Way
4 (3) Mike & The Mechanics The Living Years
5 (4) The Proclaimers I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)
6 (6) Ian Moss Tucker's Daughter
7 (7) Jason Donovan Too Many Broken Hearts
8 (10) Sam Brown Stop!
9 (8) Roy Orbison You Got It
10 (9) Johnny Diesel & The Injectors Soul Revival
It's rare that the new chart of the week actually falls on my birthday, and it's even rarer for an act that I truly love to have the No.1 single in Australia, but both have happened this year, so I thought I'd indulge myself for one, and put all of my birth-day songs here (so then you'll know how old I am too)...
1970 - Let it Be - The Beatles
1971 - Rose Garden - Lynn Anderson
1972 - Without You - Nilsson
1973 - Top of the World - The Carpenters
1974 - Seasons in the Sun - Terry Jacks
1975 - The Newcastle Song - Bob Hudson
1976 - Fernando - Abba
1977 - Don't Give Up on Us - David Soul
1978 - Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees
1979 - Heart of Glass - Blondie
1980 - I Got You - Split Enz
1981 - 9 to 5 (Morning Train) - Sheena Easton
1982 - What About Me - Moving Pictures
1983 - Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
1984 - 99 Luftballoons - Nena
1985 - We Are the World - USA for Africa
1986 - Chain Reaction - Diana Ross
1987 - Boom Boom (Let's Go Back to My Room) - Paul Lekakis
1988 - Get Outta My Dreams, Get into My Car - Billy Ocean
1989 - She Drives Me Crazy - Fine Young Cannibals
1990 - Opposites Attract - Paula Abdul
1991 - Joyride - Roxette
1992 - Under the Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers
1993 - Are You Gonna Go My Way - Lenny Kravitz
1994 - The Sign - Ace of Base
1995 - Here's Johnny - Hocus Pocus
1996 - How Bizarre - OMC
1997 - Truly, Madly, Deeply - Savage Garden
1998 - Never Ever - All Saints
1999 - No Scrubs - TLC
2000 - Say My Name - Destiny's Child
2001 - Me, Myslef and I - Scandal'us
2002 - Hey Baby - DJ Otzi
2003 - In da Club - 50 Cent
2004 - F**k it (I Don'y Want You Back) - Eamon
2005 - Beautiful Soul - Jesse McCartney
2006 - SOS - Rihanna
2007 - Girlfriend - Avril Lavigne
2008 - 4 Minutes - Madonna feat Justin Timberlake

Regards, Builion
Ha Ha Bulion! Your in denial!!!!!

Your 1994 #1 was actually Celine Dion - The Power Of Love!

Ace Of Base - The Sign didn't go to #1 until 1/5/94 which is technically next week!

Craig
Yeah, well wouldn't you want to deny that too. Besides I use the closest date, and May the 1st is closer than April 24th by a day
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could i please have the top ten for these two dates, not sure if you go this far back but if you can, tops!

1/5/1944 or 1/5/1962 (when my dad was 18

and

21/1/1954 or 21/1/1972 (when my ma was 18)

Yes 10 years apart.. crazy!
Thanks bunches if you can
May 1944
1 - Sunday, Monday or Always - Frank Sinatra
2 - With All My Heart - Vera Lynn
3 - All or Nothing at All - Frank Sinatra
4 - What's the Good Word, Mr Bluebird - Victor Silvestri
5 - You'll Never Know - Vera Lynn
6 - Street of Dreams - Ink Spots
7 - If You Please - Frank Sinatra
8 - I've Heard That Song Before - Vera Lynn
9 - We Mustn't Say Goodbye - George Travare
10 - Close to You - Frank Sinatra

Jan 1954
1 - Pretend - Nat King Cole
2 - P.S. I Love You - The Hilltoppers
3 - A Dear John Letter - Jean Shepherd
4 - Crying in the Chapel - Rex Allen
5 - You, You, You - Ames Brothers
6 - Dragnet Theme - Ray Anthony
7 - I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas - Gayla Peevey
8 - Istanbul - Four Lads
9 - I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Jimmy Boyd
10 - Anna - Sylvana Mangano



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May 1962
1 - Good Luck Charm - Elvis Presley
2 - Dream Baby - Roy Orbison
3 - I've Been Everywhere - Lucky Starr
4 - Wonderful Land - The Shadows
5 - Stranger on the Shore - Mr Acker Bilk
6 - Moon River - Henry Mancini
7 - Chip Chip - Gene McDaniels
8 - Multiplication - Bobby Darin
9 - Midnight in Moscow - Kenny Ball
10 - Wimoweh - Karl Denver

Jan 1972
1 - Imagine - John Lennon
2 - Day By Day - Colleen Hewett
3 - Cherish - David Cassidy
4 - Desiderata - Les Crane
5 - Peace Train - Cat Stevens
6 - Gypsys, Tramps and Thieves - Cher
7 - Maggie May - Rod Stewart
8 - Brand New Key - Melanie
9 - Ernie - Benny Hill
10 - Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey - Paul McCartney
Beanster Bear, here is your request for 19th September 1961:

1 - I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door - Eddie Hodges
2 - Michael - The Highwaymen
3 - Together - Connie Francis
4 - I'm Counting on You - Johnny O'Keefe
5 - Smoky Mokes - The Joy Boys
6 * His Latest Flame / Little Sister - Elvis Presley
7 - Donald, Where's Your Troosers? - Andy Stewart
8 - Yellow Bird - Arthur Lyman Group
9 - Dum Dum - Brenda Lee
10 - The Battles O'er (Soldier Laddie) - Andy Stewart

* = New Entry

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Dec 5 1987 please
December 5th, 1987:

1 - Never Gonna Give You Up - Rick Astley
2 - Too Much Ain't Enough Love - Jimmy Barnes
3 - Faith - George Michael
4 - Hold me Now - Johnny Logan
5 - Run to Paradise - Choirboys
6 - Got My Mind Set on You - George Harrison
7 - Need You Tonight - INXS
8 - Electric Blue - Icehouse
9 - The Way You Make Me Feel - Michael Jackson
10 - Mony Mony - Billy Idol
In Australia at a birthday celebration I heard people sing not just H.B. but also a ditty that went something like "Twenty-one again, twenty-one again" and then something about "...the key to the house...". They said it can be sung to anyone of any age.
Do you have the lyrics, at least the first verse or so?
Thanks
MQ, CO, USA
MQ; I don't know the song you're trying to explain, but others might. You could also go to a lyrics website (of which there are plenty) and type in your lines that you know there, and see what turns up.

It's not often we get a USA resident on this site, so thanks for taking the time to seek us out.

Regards, Bulion.
"Twenty-One today, Twenty-One today, he/she's got the key to the door never been Twenty-One before"
Oh that one, thanks BB
can somebody please tell me what was number one June 8 1982?
"Mickey" by Toni Basil.

There is also have a thread of all of the No.1 singles from 1940 to 1988 in the same Forum heading as this one. So you can see what other No.1's happened on your birthday in the following years.
Every Saturday I am now appearing on 3AW in Melbourne with Dennis Walter, between 5 and 6pm. We do a segment where people can ring up and find out there birthday song, and we'll play it, as I've managed to get every No.1 single from January 1940 through to today.

I am also letting people know about this website, so if they don't get their birthday song answered, they can come here.
So does this mean you will no longer be here for the A.R.I.A countdown on Sundays?
Could you please tell me what was top of the Australian charts on the 15thMay, 1951?
Thanks
Judy, you had the original version of "Bonaparte's Retreat" by Pee Wee King. The better known version was probably the Glen Campbell one from 1974.
BBarnes, I am a free agent and can (and do) work for many different radio stations. So no it won't affect my Sunday Nova / ARIA Countdown work.
Could you please tell me the top of the Australian charts on 8th July 1954 & 3rd Septemer 1954.
Thankyou

ps I enjoy your segment on 3AW with Denis
Thanks Andrew, here are your two:

08-July-54 - Young at Heart - Frank Sinatra

03-Sept-54 - The Happy Wanderer - Frank Weir

You might remember "The Happy Wanderer" song as it's used in a yogurt commercial, the one with a mountain-goat in it, at the end they throw a stick over the ledge, and it jumps after it. Well that's the song they use for that commercial.
Dear Gavin, I'm interested to learn of the #1 single on 03/06/1944. Enjoy listening to your segment on 3AW. - Jo
Jo, 3-Jun-44 was Sunday, Monday or Always by Frank Sinatra
Could you please let me know the top of the Aussie charts on:
7 Feb 1959 8 Aug 1929 22 Apr 1960
15 Jan 1991 29 Oct 1989
Loved you segment on 3AW - amazed how many songs I know every word to even before I was born. The old trannie must have worked. Thanks again!
Cramar:

07-Feb-59 - Tom Dooley - Kingston Trio

22-Apr-60 - He'll Have to Go - Jim Reeves

29-Oct-89 - Swing the Mood - Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers

15-Jan-91 - Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice

I don't have information before 1940 for Australia, so I can't answer the 1929 question (if that is the right year).
hi, could you please tell me the no 1 for my birthday on 27/9/1965 and my hubby's 13/12/1965. I also heard you on 3AW and loved it. Thanks Suzanne
Hey Bulion, can you let me know the birthday songs for these dates?

04-Apr-1956 (My dad)
03-Aug-1960 (My mom)
15-Dec-1984 (My brother)

16-Jul-1951 (Good friend)
06-Jun-1983 (Best friend)

Because i'm in Sydney, i can't be able to hear your segment at 3AW down in Melbourne, perhaps if you guys have any podcasts so that I can have a listen to how great your show is?!? That would be awesome!

And it's always great to know that you're definitely a music maestro who knows everything about the Australian charts in, out and everything in between!

Loved the website too, keep it up!
Roydges, if you go to 2UE's website, there is a link to it's sister station in Melbourne, 3AW, and you can listen on-line if you wanna.

But here are you requests:

04-Apr-1956 - He - Al Hibbler (My dad)
03-Aug-1960 - Just a Closer Walk With me - Jimmie Rogers (My mom)
15-Dec-1984 - Like a Virgin? - Madonna (My brother)?

16-Jul-1951 - If - Perry Como (Good friend)
06-Jun-1983 - Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie Tyler (Best friend)
Suzanne, here are yours:

29-Sep-65 - Help! - The Beatles
13-Dec-65 - The Carnival is Over - The Seekers
To, Bulion,Birthday song please for 31st may 1955, and 5th September, 1949. Many thanks.
Could you please tell me the birthday songs for the following dates
27th April 1949 Dad
9th May 1954 Mum
11th February 1981 Tom
30th December 1985 Locky
14th August 1985 Carolyn
Thanks so much!!

Lynden;

31-May-55 - Melody of Love - Four Aces
05-Sep-49 - Far Away Places - Bing Crosby
Tarleena;

27-Apr-49 - Rambling Rose - Perry Como
09-May-54 - Oh My Papa - Eddie Fisher
11-Feb-81 - (Just Like) Starting Over - John Lennon
30-Dec-85 - Species Deceases (EP) - Midnight Oil
14-Aug-85 - Crazy for You - Madonna
Anyone know the birthday songs for these dates.
1st Febuary 1959
18 September 1961
Lifter100:

01-Feb-59 - Tom Dooley - Kingston Trio
19-Sep-61 - I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door - Eddie Hodges
Thanks Bulion.
20 feb 1971
Mj;

20-Feb-71 - My Sweet Lord - George Harrison
Can you tell me what song was most popular fro my birthday 22/06/1950 and my wifes 16/02/1952
Garry
January 14 1979?
We'd like to know the birthday songs for
13th April 1948
13th October 1962
10th August 1994
19th November 1998

thank you and looking forward to some quirky songs
What was the top song on 07/11/1956?
Thanks!
aug 27 1968
sep 18 1968
bulion, thank you for our birthday songs, Lynden.
Garry Clues your birthday song is...
I Told Them All About You - DONALD PEERS

Your wifes is...
Because of You - TONY BENNETT
Robert your birthdate song was...
Y.M.C.A. - The VILLAGE PEOPLE
jerry.toko.jesse and billie Osadczuk

13/04/1948 Near You - FRANCIS CRAIG; ANDREWS SISTERS
13/10/1962 Ramblin' Rose - NAT 'KING' COLE
10/08/1994 Love Is All Around - WET WET WET
19/11/1998 Rollercoaster - B*WITCHED
Diane Peters your birthdate song was...
Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera) - DORIS DAY
mj the #1's were

17/08/1968 The Orange and the Green / (The Puppet Song) Whiskey on a Sunday - The IRISH ROVERS

18/09/1968 Help Yourself - TOM JONES
for those people who were on 3AW today who didn't get a chance to find out their birthday songs, just place them below, and I will fill in the information.
Hey!
Although I wasn't listening to 3AW (comes from being in the wrong state!) It's my birthday this sunday (2nd) So can I find out my birthday song:- 2nd November 1979!!!

Thanks
JMcN your birthdate song was....

PATRICK HERNANDEZ - Born To Be Alive
Could you please tell me the number 1 songs for:
27th November 1964 ( husband)
22nd November 1989 ( Daughter)
16th Feb 1987 ( Daughter)
10th March 1993 ( Son)
22nd Jan 1958 9 Myself)
15th Jan 1959 ( My Brother)
Thank you, and i enjoy tuning into our show on my way home from work.
Could you please tell me the number 1 songs for:
27th November 1964 ( husband)
22nd November 1989 ( Daughter)
16th Feb 1987 ( Daughter)
10th March 1993 ( Son)
22nd Jan 1958 ( Myself)
15th Jan 1959 (My Brother)
Thank you, and i enjoy tuning into our show on my way home from work.
Could you please tell me the No 1 songs for the following
6/10/58 myself
21/11/59 wife
2/4/85 daughter
4/12/78 daughter
7/1/81 son
Great show keep it up
Lee, here are your requests:

27th November 1964 ( husband) - Ain't That Lovin' You Baby - Elvis Presley
22nd November 1989 ( Daughter) - If I Could Turn Back Time - Cher
16th Feb 1987 ( Daughter) - You Keep Me Hangin On - Kim Wilde
10th March 1993 ( Son) - You Don't Treat Me No Good - Sonia Dada
22nd Jan 1958 9 Myself) - Diana - Paul Anka
15th Jan 1959 ( My Brother) - Tom Dooley - Kingston Trio
John K, here are yours...

6/10/58 myself - Bird Dog - Everly Brothers
21/11/59 wife - Oh Yeah Uh Huh - Col Joye & The Joy Boys
2/4/85 daughter - I Should Have Known Better - Jim Diamond
4/12/78 daughter - Rasputin - Boney M
7/1/81 son - Shaddup You Face - Joe Dolce
Could you please tell me my birthday song
16/5/1994
15/1/1990 - friend
Addison, here are your requests:

16-May-1994 - The Sign - Ace of Base
15-Jan-1990 - Love Shack - The B 52's (friend)
Could You Tell Me My Sons??
21st- July- 2008

Ellie, his was "I Kissed a Girl" by Katy Perry.

I have a friend of mine who had a child about three years ago, and has been buying the No.1 single every week since then, and plans to give them all to his daughter when she turns 21 (if CD Singles last that lost though).

for those who missed out today on radio, you can put your (and other family members) birth dates here.
the dates I am after is: March 30, 1974
July 28, 1959
Hi could you please tell me the songs for:
30/06/53 - Me
06/03/56 - wife
05/07/88 - son
20/05/91 - daughter
thankyou very much
10/7/1951
Pete:

30-Mar-74 - My Coo Ca Choo - Alvin Stardust
28-July-59 - Personality - Lloyd Price
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John:

30-Jun-53 - Til I Waltz Again with You - Teresa Brewer (Me)
06-Mar-56 - 16 Tons - Tennessee Ernie Ford (wife)
05-July-88 - Got to Be Certain - Kylie Minogue (son)
20-May-91 - The Horses - Daryl Braithwaite (daughter)
Paul Smith:

10-July-51 - Aba Daba Honeymoon - Debbie Reynolds (which I played on the show today).

Hi, could you please tell me the No. 1 songs for
17/4/1943
28/10/1944
3/4/1965
24/6/1966
6/11/1970

I really enjoy listening to you on 3AW.
Maureen, here are your requests:

17-Apr-1943 - I Don't Want to Walk Without You - Bing Crosby
28-Oct-1944 - Pistol Packin' Mama - Bing Crosby & Andrews Sisters
03-Apr-1965 - Rock & Roll Music - The Beatles
24-Jun-1966 - Pain it Black - The Rolling Stones
06-Nov-1970 - Lookin' Out My Back Door - Creedence Clearwater Revival.
Hi, what was the No. 1 song for 13/10/46? Thank you.
Carol:

13-Oct-46 - Symphony - Bing Crosby
can someone tell who sings the song with lyrecs,not able to place a headstone.from the fifty's or sixties'a male american singer
Sam, Could it be "Don't Put No Headstone On My Grave" by Jerry Lee Lewis? Here's the link: http://www.sing365.com/music/lyric.nsf/Don-t-Put-No-Headstone-On-My-Grave-lyrics-Jerry-Lee-Lewis/94BDE70027E4287A482570B700115386
thanks bulion.this is real hard one. it's not jerry lee lewis,i have the song on old cassete,the singer talks troughtout the song start to finish,here some lyrics from the song[put the blossom close to baby kneel with me my love and pray we must leave the baby we burried say goodbye to her today it is sad to leave our baby and to think that we're not able at her head to place a stone we have been too poor to do it but my darling never mind god is in the gracious heaven he will bless this spot with beauty he will make the grasses grow many winds will love our baby many songs will come and go here the blue eyed spring will linger
Sam, Henry Kendall wrote a poem in the 1800s called Araluen.

The poem has the same lyrics as your song – maybe that will help find the name of the song:

Araluen

Take this rose, and very gently place it on the tender, deep
Mosses where our little darling, Araluen, lies asleep.
Put the blossom close to baby -- kneel with me, my love, and pray;
We must leave the bird we've buried -- say good-bye to her to-day;
In the shadow of our trouble we must go to other lands,
And the flowers we have fostered will be left to other hands.
Other eyes will watch them growing -- other feet will softly tread
Where two hearts are nearly breaking, where so many tears are shed.
Bitter is the world we live in: life and love are mixed with pain;
We will never see these daisies -- never water them again.
. . . . .
Here the blue-eyed Spring will linger, here the shining month will stay,
Like a friend, by Araluen, when we two are far away;
But, beyond the wild, wide waters, we will tread another shore --
We will never watch this blossom, never see it any more.

Girl, whose hand at God's high altar in the dear, dead year I pressed,
Lean your stricken head upon me -- this is still your lover's breast!
She who sleeps was first and sweetest -- none we have to take her place!
Empty is the little cradle -- absent is the little face.
Other children may be given; but this rose beyond recall,
But this garland of your girlhood, will be dearest of them all.
None will ever, Araluen, nestle where you used to be,
In my heart of hearts, you darling, when the world was new to me;
We were young when you were with us, life and love were happy things
To your father and your mother ere the angels gave you wings.

You that sit and sob beside me -- you, upon whose golden head
Many rains of many sorrows have from day to day been shed;
Who, because your love was noble, faced with me the lot austere
Ever pressing with its hardship on the man of letters here --
Let me feel that you are near me, lay your hand within mine own;
You are all I have to live for, now that we are left alone.
Three there were, but one has vanished. Sins of mine have made you weep;
But forgive your baby's father now that baby is asleep.
Let us go, for night is falling, leave the darling with her flowers;
Other hands will come and tend them -- other friends in other hours.

Henry Kendall


so far had no luck with [araluen track]been thru the normal channels, sounds like the title is araluen it gets mentioned a few times on cassete we will keep trying ,thank you so much bulion for your great help.
Sam, here's a bit more info...

* Araluen is the song.

* Ned Kelly & His Band released a version in 1958. Perhaps that is the one.

* Just did a quick google.. was released on "Australian Balladeers Remembered Vol 3".

* And here is the Screensound entry

http://tinyurl.com/5q8cw8

It was also recorded by another 2 Australian Artists....

http://tinyurl.com/5ugqrj

hope that gives you somewhere to go...

My Birthday number 1#s

are: for 21/07/92

Richrd Marx - Hazard
Vanessa Willames - Save The Best For Last

Avanti, here are your requested birthday dates...

Could you please provide the No. 1 song for the following birthdays:

06-May-1948 - Chi-Baba Chi-Baba - Perry Como
18-Nov-1948 - I'm Looking Over a 4 Leaf Clover - Art Mooney
28-Aug-1951 - My Heart Cries for You - Guy Mitchell
03-Mar-1953 - Because You're Mine - Mario Lanza
11-Jan-1974 - Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress) - Helen Reddy
12-May-1976 - Fernando - Abba

I listen to you on Saturdays after 5pm on 3AW.
Thank you.javascript:adds(%22;)%22)
2008 - 4 Minutes - Madonna
2007 - Gilfriend - Avril Lavigne

2006 - SOS - Rihanna
2005 - Signs - Snoop Dogg
2004 - D12 - My Band
2003 - 50 Cent - In Da Club
2002 - Eminem - Lose Yourelf
2001 - Scandal’Us - Me, Myself & I
2000 - Destiny’s Child - Say My Name

very diverse

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bullion if u could find out the #1 song on May 14, 1986 that would be great.

14-May-86 - Living Doll - Cliff Richard & The Young Ones
Hi I would appreciate it if you could let me know the #1 songs for the following dates.
16/03/1959
16/03/1980
08/02/1955
08/02/1976
12/07/1958
12/07/1979
18/03/1986
18/03/2007 Thanks.
Heather, here are your requests:

16/03/1959 - Smoke Gets in Your Eyes - The Platters
16/03/1980 - Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen
08/02/1955 - Hold My Hand - Nat 'King' Cole
08/02/1976 - Jump in My Car - Ted Mulry Gang
12/07/1958 - Twilight Time - The Platters
12/07/1979 - Pop Muzik - M
18/03/1986 - When the Going Gets Tough - Billy Ocean
18/03/2007 - Straight Lines - Silverchair
This site is fun. I'd like to know the top songs in Oz on 10/01/1956 and 07/02/1950.

Thanks
It's my birthday today and the Number 1 song in Australia when I was born was Seasons in the Sun by Terry Jacks ... sounds like my conception song ... we had joy, we had fun we had seasons in the sun ... or maybe not ....
Happy birthday to you too Bulion.
Andrew:

10/01/1956 - The Yellow Rose of Texas by Mitch Miller
07/02/1950 - "A" You're Adorable by Perry Como

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thanks for the BD wishes TK74
Thanks Bulion
G'day
, born Feb 19 1966 what was the tune in the number one [place back then for Aussie productions?

cheers

kat
Kat; the No.1 that week was "We Can Work it Out"/"Day Tripper" by The Beatles (6th of 7 weeks at No.1)
hey Bulion can u check these birth date wen u get the chance, for my family... cheers THANK YOU


29-07-1995

13-02-1991

07-10-1990

26-05-1990

13-05-1990

24-10-1986

10-04-1966

13-03-1963



29-07-1995
Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me - U2
13-02-1991
I Touch Myself - Divinyls (10-Feb) or I've Been Thinking About You - Londonbeat (17-Feb)
07-10-1990
Blaze of Glory - Jon Bon Jovi
26-05-1990
Vogue - Madonna
13-05-1990
Vogue - Madonna
24-10-1986
Venus - Bananarama
10-04-1966
These Boots are made for Walkin' - Nancy Sinatra
13-03-1963
Hey Paula- Paul & Paula
THANKS heaps Bulion !.! thats soooo funny bout I Touch Myself , coz its my mates karaoke songs lol and his birth song
19th of march 1996
19-Mar-1996 - One of Us - Joan Osborne
Hey Bulion - amazing sight-My birthdate is 20/9/1958
and my husbands is 6/3/1957-thanks
kathym;

20-Sep-58 - When - Kalin Twins
06-Mar-57 - Singing the Blues - Guy Mitchell
Hi Bulion - Hey Great stuff better than Google,

Please find the dates below

3 sept 1965

14 nov 1968

23 May 1987

3 Aug 1988

30 April 1994

15 Aug 2000

Cheers
8 December 2008 please.
I keep getting conflicting views...
8 December 2008 would be Lady Gaga's Poker Face.
Kym your song was.

Lady GaGa - Poker Face
2009: Right Round
2008: Don't Stop The Music
2007: Lips Of An Angel
2006: Flaunt It
2005: Over And Over
2004: All I Need Is You
2003: Beautiful
2002: Whenever, Wherever
2001: Stan
2000: American Pie

These are the songs who went number 1 on my birthday for this decade.
Richard, here are your answers:

3 sept 1965
Help! - The Beatles
14 nov 1968
Hey Jude - The Beatles
23 May 1987
Slice of Heaven - Dave Dobbyn
3 Aug 1988
Age of Reason - John Farnham
30 April 1994
The Sign - Ace of Base
15 Aug 2000
I'm Outta Love - Anastacia
Could you please find the #1's on these dates?

26 November 1954
22 August 1958
392...
26-Dec-53 - I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Jimmy Boyd
21-Feb-67 - Snoopy vs The Red Baron - Royal Guardsmen

Michelle...
26-Nov-54 - Sway - Dean Martin
22-Aug-58 - Purple People Eater - Sheb Wooley
could you find it for my brother, december 24 2002
Thanks for such a gr8 idea! My birthday is
11th March 1962
bsb, Dec 24 2002 - Eminem - Lose Yourself
Louise:

Multiplication - Bobby Darin
hi i need these,

5-5-1979,
06-12-1977,
19-1-1980,
09-11-1987,
2-8-1998,
13-10-2004

thanks heaps, tom
5-5-1979, Lay Your Love on me - Racey
06-12-1977, You're in My Heart - Rod Stewart
19-1-1980, Don't Stop 'til You Get Enough - Michael Jackson
09-11-1987, La Bamba - Los Lobos
2-8-1998, Age of Reason - John Farnham
13-10-2004, She Will Be Loved - Maroon 5
Would love to know the top 5 hits the day/week i was born. DOB 4/10/72. Thank you.
May 20 1981
September 17 1982
January 9 2009

Thankyou!!!
Nikki:

4-Oct-72 - Boppin' the Blues - Blackfeather

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Mluck:
20-May-81 - Jealous Guy - Roxy Music
17-Sep-82 - Eye of the Tiger - Survivor
9-Jan-2009 - Poker Face - Lady GaGa
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1999: ...Baby One More Time
1998: My Heart Will Go On
1997: Don't Speak
1996: One Of Us
1995: Another Night
1994: It's Alright
1993: You Don't Treat Me No Good
1992: Saltwater
1991: I've Been Thinking About You
1990: Nothing Compares 2 U


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And by the way Mluck bulion was wrong.

Since you did mention 2009 then the number 1 song was Poker Face by Lady GaGa.

I do apologize for bulion's mistake
Hey bulion......16 Nov 1964 & 18 April 1969

thanks
hey bulion, got another one I need the #1 of.....21 May 1972
thanks
Nevyn;

16-Nov-64 - She's a Mod - Ray Columbus & The Invaders
18-Apr-69 - Where Do You Go to (My Lovely) - Peter Sarstedt
21-May-72 - Amazing Grace - Royal Scots Dragoon Guards
September 24th, 1966 and January 24th, 1977 Please
t0kal;

24-Sep-66 - Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby - The Beatles

24-Jan-77 - If You Leave Me Now - Chicago.
Hi there, Can you please let me know top 10 if possible for 21 february 1950? Thanks! its my Dad's 60th so putting some songs to a slide presentations cheers
1 - "A" You're Adorable - Perry Como
2 - Forever and Ever - Perry Como
3 - I Don't See Me in Your Eyes Anymore - Perry Como
4 - Red Roses for a Blue Day - Vaughn Monroe
5 - Lavender Blue - Dinah Shore
6 - Underneath the Linden Tree - Andrews Sisters
7 - The Four Winds and the Seven Seas - Bing Crosby
8 - Careless Hands - Mel Torme
9 - Room Full of Roses - Sammy Kaye
10 - Baby it's Cold Outside - Ella Fitzgerald
thank you!!!
hi this is truely awesome!!! can you please let me know the top songs of these dates would be fantastic...
6/4/89
20/4/84
9/3/87
19/11/65
16/1/45
Erin here are your requests:

6/4/89 - She Drives Me Crazy - Fine Young Cannibals
20/4/84 - 99 Luftbaloons - Nena
9/3/87 - I Wanna Wake Up With You - Boris Gardiner
19/11/65 - Que Sera Sera / Shakin' All Over - Normie Rowe
16/1/45 - Lili Marlene (Lili of the Lamp) - Geraldo.

hi bulion, My DOB 16/10/1969.Could you please tell me my song.
Saw you at Bendigo Bank a couple of weeks ago,you were talking with a staff member.I waited a while for you but I had to go.I did overhear you mention you are on 3AW so I listened in and enjoyed .your show a lot, congratulations.Thanks, regards.
Dean;

10-Oct-69 - The Girl That I Love / Part 3 into Paper Walls - Russell Morris
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITxpVFkimOA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1RP9sy1-LQ

For your reward, above are the youtube links to your songs. The second one is a mixture of "The Real Thing" and it's follow-up "Part 3...".

Regards, bulion.
29 Jan 1974
13 Nov 1966
12 Nov 2002
12 Sep 2008

THANKS!!
29 Jan 1974 - Photograph - Ringo Starr
13 Nov 1966 - Lady Godiva - Peter & Gordon
12 Nov 2002 - Dilemma - Nelly feat Kelly Rowland
12 Sep 2008 - Just Dance - Lady GaGa

Sonya, the first and last No.1 Birthday songs listed above were only at the top for a single week, which is quite a coincidence.
Yeah ive got 2, bulion:

28 May 1963
21 June 1963
28 May 1963 - I Will Follow Him - Little Peggy March (later done in 'Sister Act')
21 June 1963 - Tamoure - Bill Justis
Can you tell me No 1 song on
Feb 21 1977
July 30 1974
Thanks
21-Feb-77 - The Way You Do it - Pussyfoot
30-Jul-74 - Billy - Don't Be a Hero - Paper Lace
Hi there. My bday is the 14/09/1979
thanks
lol thnx
Drue79

14-Sep-1979 - My Sharona - The Knack
Hey! I'd like to know the top 10 songs in Australia on 10th June 1982. Thanks a bunch!
Hi, can you please tell me the No 1 Aust songs for:

Hubby 24/07/60
Moi 24/08/61

Thanks V Much
Macca;

24-July-60 - Everybody's Somebody's Fool - Connie Francis

24-Aug-61 - I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door - Eddie Hodges
n@;

10-June-1982
TWLWTitlesArtists
0102Mickey Toni Basil
0201I Love Rock N Roll Joan Jett & The Blackhearts
0303Ebony & Ivory Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder
0409Key LargoBertie Higgins
0504Have You Ever Been in Love Leo Sayer
0607It Must Be Love Madness
0706Forever Now Cold Chisel
0805Body & Soul Jo Kennedy
0908Believe it or Not Joey Scarbury
1010Be Good Johnny Men at Work
Hi Gavin
Thanks for the book on Adelaide charts, but did you miss the publication of the 5KA Top 50 charts 1963 - 1965 in a local magazine. They are not listed in your book, after the list of number 1s, 5KA 1959 -1960, and others are, etc. , but not the above. I live here in Adelaide.
johnny, if you want to contact me via email:

bulion@optusnet.com.au we can discuss these missing charts.

Regards, Gavin Ryan.
Hi!
I'd love to know the top 10 for my birthday, June 21st, 1985.

Cheers!
TWLWTitlesArtists
0102Angel/Into the GrooveMadonna
0201 Would I Lie to You Eurythmics
0305 Live it UpMental as Anything
0412 Walking on Sunshine Katrina & The Waves
0503 We Are the World USA For Africa
0606 Rhythm of the NightDeBarge
0704 50 Years Uncanny- X-Men
0813 A View to a Kill Duran Duran
0914 We Will Together Eurogliders
1010 19 Paul Hardcastle
My 3AW stint between 5 and 6 on Saturday afternoons will be finishing up next Saturday (March 20th, 2010) as the football will be taking over the 3AW airwaves until September.

So if you listen to the show and aren't able to get info about your birthdays song(s), then this is where you can write and ask for them.

Regards, Gavin Ryan.
Hi Bulion,

Can you possibly tell me the top ten or ther about on May 5th 1940. Thanks.
May 1940
TMLWTitlesArtists
0109Blue Orchids Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
0201Beer Barrel Polka Andrews Sisters
0302South of the Border Joe Loss & His Orchestra
0405Run, Rabbit, Run Joe Loss & His Orchestra
0510Kiss Me Goodnight Sergeant Major Ambrose & His Orchestra
0607Begin the Beguine Andrews Sisters
0703An Apple for the Teacher Bing Crosby & Connee Boswell
08NEF.D.R. Jones Flanagan and Allen
0906Wish me Luck Gracie Fields
1004Over the Rainbow Judy Garland
top 10's from the 3rd of july 1940, 1950, 1960, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000 & 2010 would be wonderful and very much appreciated!!
my mums birthday #1?

06/10/65
bsb, you mum's birthday falls in the middle of the week of change, so you/she can choose from...
2-Oct-65 - Help! - The Beatles
9-Oct-65 - Que Sera Sera / Shakin' All Over - Normie Rowe.

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The other requests I will do soon, but diesel06, you're gonna have to wait a few months before I can give you the Top 10 for July 2010, and you can always look up the 2000 and 1990 ones on this site.
Sorry 392, you can't find out your birthday #1 xD
i think shell choose normie rowe, she despises the beatles
Of course, how could I forget. How old is Tim turning this year?
392, the Aussie charts only go back as far as January 1940. If you want anything earlier I can go back to 1890 in the US, but that's it.
26/12/1953 (end of year, so it was a held chart)
TWLWTitlesArtists
0101 I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus Jimmy Boyd
0202Vaya Con Dios Les Paul & Mary Ford
0303Anna Sylvana Mangano
0404Pretend Nat "King" Cole
0505Crying in the Chapel Rex Allen 65 version by Elvis
0606Mister Tap Toe Doris Day
0707A Dear John Letter Jean Shepard & Ferlin Husky
0808I Want a Hippo for Christmas Gayla Peevey
0909I Confess Sarah Vaughan
1010St. George & The Dragonet Stan Freberg

21/2/1967
TWLWTitlesArtists
0103Snoopy vs The Red Baron Royal Guardsmen
0201I'm a BelieverThe Monkees
0302Green Green Grass of Home Tom Jones
0410Happy Jack The Who
0511Georgy Gir The Seekers
0604 Kiss Me Now/When Will I Be Loved Johnny Young
0713 Gimme Some Loving Spencer Davis Group
0806Coalman Ronnie Burns
0914Words of Love The Mamas & The Papas
1005The Knight in Rusty Armour Peter & Gordon

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diesel06, here are your requests...

July-1940 (monthly charts at the time)
TWLWTitlesArtists
0101 Blue Orchids Glenn Miller & His Orch.
0202F.D.R. Jones Joe Loss & His Orch.
03NESomewhere in France With You Joe Loss & His Orch.
0412Good Luck Billy Cotton & His Band
0508Scatter-Brain Frankie Masters & His Orchestra
0607Begin the Beguine Andrews Sisters
0713If a Grey Haired Lady Says... Flanagan & Allen
08NEOh Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh Andrews Sisters
0903Kiss Me Goodnight, Sergeant-Major Ambrose & His Orch.
10NETill the Lights of London Shine Again Joe Loss & His Orch.

3-July-1950
TWLWTitlesArtists
0101Music! Music! Music! Teresa Brewer
0220I Told Them All About You Donald Peers
0303You're Breaking My Heart Buddy Clark
0404Slipping Around Floyd Tillman
0507A Dreamers Holiday Perry Como
0605Put Your Shoes on Lucy Russ Morgan & His Orch.
0706Hop Scotch Polka Guy Lomardo
0811Dear Hearts & Gentle People Bing Crosby
0908The Harry Lime Theme Anton Karas
1015My Foolish Heart Gordon Jenkins Orchestra

3-July-1960
TWLWTitlesArtists
0103Swingin' School Bobby Rydell
0201Tie Me Kangaroo Down Sport Rolf Harris
0302My Old Man's a Dustman Lonnie Donegan
0406What a Mother Tommy Steele
0511Everybody's Somebody's Fool Connie Francis
0604Cathy's Clown Everly Brothers
0705Greenfields Brothers Four
0807Good Timin' Jimmy Jones
0909He'll Have to Stay Jeanne Black
1008Sink the Bismark Johnny Horton

3-July-1970
TWLWTitlesArtists
0104Cottonfields The Beach Boys only week at the top!!
0202Spirit in the Sky Norman Greenbaum
0301Everything is Beautiful Ray Stevens
0406Knock Knock Who's There Liv Maessen Oz version
0503Tennessee Bird Walk Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan
0605Airport Love Theme Vincent Bell
0707Boom-Sha-La-La-Lo Hans Poulsen
0808Knock Knock Who's There Mary Hopkin
0909Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon & Garfunkel
1010 Wanderin' Star Hank Marvin

3-July-1980
TWLWTitlesArtists
0103Can't Stop the Music Village People
0201 Turning Japanese The Vapors
0310 You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' Long John Baldry
0402 Tired of Toein' the Line Rocky Burnette
0504 Coming Up Paul McCartney
0605 Call Me Blondie
0706 The Rose Bette Midler
0808 No Secrets The Angels
0909 There Ain't No Age for Rock & Roll The Veterans
1013 Cheap Wine Cold Chisel

you can find the 1990 and 2000 ones on the charts section of the site, top left hand corner where it says "Top 50 Singles", then just use the drop boxes to find the right date you want.
392, thanks for pointing that out, I went a year ahead of what you asked for. I have since fixed it up, so now its the correct Top 10 for that week.
Hi, been trying to find the top 10 in Melbourne for 15th August 1960. Thanks & much appreciated.
My bday is 16/04/1992, i cant find it anywhere, can i know the Australian one please
This site has all the chart archives for 1992.
Link for the week's chart of your birthday here:
http://australian-charts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=s&year=1992&date=19920419
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Sandi;

15-Aug-1960:
TWLWTitlesArtists
0102 Just a Closer Walk with Thee Jimmie Rodgers
0201 Everybodys Somebodys Fool Connie Francis
0304What a MouthTommy Steele
0409Clap Your Hands Beau-Marks
0506 When Will I Be Loved Everly Brothers
0608Because They're Young Duane Eddy
0703 Swingin' School Bobby Rydell
0811 Only the Lonely Roy Orbison
0910My Old mans a Dustman Lonnie Donegan
1025 Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini Brian Hyland
a little birthday treat for myself, MY Top 10 the week I was born, 28-April, 1970:

TWLWTitles Artists
0101Let it Be The Beatles
0202Love Grows (Where Rosemary Goes)Edison Lighthouse
0305Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon & Garfunkel
0404Travelin' Band/Who'll Stop the RainCreedence Clearwater Revival
0503Ma Belle Amie Tee-Set
0608Instant Karma John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band
0711A Little Ray of Sunshine Axiom
0807Temma Harbour Mary Hopkin
0909All I Have to Do is Dream Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell
1010Two Little Boys Rolf Harris
My top ten the week I was born, 1st May 1974

Week commencing 29th April 1974

1. Seasons in the Sun - Terry Jacks
2. She (Did'nt remember my name) - Osmosis
3. My coo ca choo - Alvin Stardust
4. The air that I breathe - The Hollies
5. The lord's prayer - Sister Janet Mead (go Sister Janet)
6. You won't find another fool like me - The New Seekers
7. Ships in the night - Vicki Lawrence
8. Daytona Demon - Suzi Quatro
9. Love's theme - Love Unlimited Orchestra
10. Farewell Aunty Jack - Grahame Bond
heyyy could you please tell me the top 10 songs for august 8 1989!

Thankss
89898989:

TW LW Title Artist
01 02 YOU GOT IT (THE RIGHT STUFF) New Kids on the Block
02 01 THE LOOK Roxette
03 04 IF YOU DON'T KNOW ME BY NOW Simply Red
04 03 BATDANCE Prince
05 06 BABY I DON'T CARE Transvision Camp
06 07 SAY GOODBYE Indecent Obsession
07 05 BEDROOM EYES Kate Ceberano
08 09 EXPRESS YOURSELF Madonna
09 12 FUNKY COLD MEDINA Tone Loc
10 08 ETERNAL FLAME Bangles

Next time use the archive on this site
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My daughter was born on 31 May 2010. Can u please tell me the no. 1 song in Australia on this day? Thanx!
Hey, I can't believe I haven't asked for mine!

Could I get the Top 10 for the 1st of July, 1985?

And maybe the next couple of #1s for the that date in the 80s?!

Thx!
Tracy, I believe the #1 song on that date was OMG by Usher.

Clinton, the #1 for the 1st of July 1985 was Madonna's Angel/Into the Groove. I do not have the top 10 though, sorry.
Top 10 1st July 1985 (w/e 30/6/85)
1(2) ANGEL / INTO THE GROOVE Madonna
2(1) WOULD I LIE TO YOU? Eurythmics
3(5) LIVE IT UP Mental As Anything
4(12) WALKING ON SUNSHINE Katrina And The Waves
5(3) WE ARE THE WORLD USA For Africa
6(6) RHYTHM OF THE NIGHT DeBarge
7(4) 50 YEARS Uncanny X-Men
8(13) A VIEW TO A KILL Duran Duran
9(14) WE WILL TOGETHER Eurogliders
10(10) 19 Paul Hardcastle

#1 on 1/7/86 ADDICTED TO LOVE Robert Palmer
#1 on 1/7/87 I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY Whitney Houston
Could I have the hit singles for 29.07.1950 please
May I please have the #1 for August 2nd 1950? thankyou
... i forgot to mention - born in Melbourne, and i just read the records don't go back that far - so Sydney? Also may I please have the National #1 as well? Thanks again!
Don't know the state by state, but the National #1 was
Music! Music! Music! - DONALD PEERS; FREDDY MARTIN; TERESA BREWER
thankyou for that!
Could you tell me the number 1 songs for 5/03/2008 please
That would be Leona Lewis - Bleeding Love
Hi - mine is 15th November, 1970 - could you let me know mine ? Cheers
KP, that would be Creedence Clearwater Revival - Lookin' Out My Back Door / Long As I Can See the Light. #1 for four weeks.
Hi, could you please tell me what was the number one for the following birthdates:

27/01/1952
27/06/1951
17/03/1972
30/04/1975
15/07/2007

Thank you so much
Taken from the land of Ke$ha

January 26, 1952 - Because of You - Tony Bennett
June 30, 1951 - Aba Daba Honeymoon - Debbie Reynolds & Carleton Carpenter
March 20, 1972 - American Pie / Empty Chairs - Don McLean
April 28, 1975 - Newcastle Song - Bob Hudson
July 15, 2007 - Umbrella - Rihanna featuring Jay-Z (from this site's archive)

Hope I got the dates right and this helps.
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Hi, Would you know the #1 song for 6th November, 1989.....Cheers Mystry
Mystry:

Jive Bunny & The Mastermixers - Swing the Mood
10000 views!
THE SONG I FIRST HEARD WHEN I WAS BORN WAS.... HAPPY BIRTHDAY
Could you please tell me the number one song for 4th August 2010, thanks.
"Love the Way You Lie" by Eminem and Rihanna

Chrissy, you could have also looked it up yourself by going to the Top 50 Singles section up the right hand top of the site, and put in the date you were looking for too.

Hi, could you please tell me the number one song for my daughter's birthday on 27th September 2011, thanks very much
Josie, when it happens in three months time you'll be able to see on this site what is number one, unless you put the wrong date in above.
25 November 1953 (my mum's birthday)
20 June 1991 - I know the national #1, I'd like state by state data if possible
25-Nov-53 - Vaya Con Dios (May God Be With You) - Les Paul & Mary Ford.

20-June-1991:
Syd - Grease Megamix
Mel - Rush Rush - Paula Abdul (24th), Grease Megamix (17th)
Bris - The Rhythm of My Heart - Rod Stewart (17th), Grease Megamix (24th)
Ade - Grease Megamix
Perth - Grease Megamix
Wow you are awesome I have 2 if I am allowed
1/8/05 ans 14/1/82
I know it's not that long ago but my son was born on the 9 July 2011. Would like to know for his baby book. Cheers.
Adele - Someone Like You
Lee:

01/08/2005 - Axel F - Crazy Frog

14/01/1982 - Down Under - Men at Work
Hi can you please tell me what the number one hit was for 18 September 1981?
Thanks heaps
Tammy for 18-Sep-1981

Shakin' Stevens with "You Drive Me Crazy"
hi, can you tell me what was number one on the 10th june, 2011??
thanks!!
LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennet & GoonRock - Party Rock Anthem.
Could you please tell me the No1 song on 27th October 2010? For my Son's baby book. Thanks so much Mel
Hi!
My friend turns 30 on Oct 21 and I'd like the number one songs on that day from 1981.
What source do you use? Is there a website I can look at directly?
Thankyou!!
1940-1988:
http://www.australian-charts.com/forum.asp?todo=viewthread&id=24003&pages=

1989-present:
Look at the 'Top 50 Singles' tab at the top of the page.
25 july 1978 - Morgan
may 28 1965
jan 4 1956

could someone please tell me the no 1 song on these dates, thanks
25-July-1978 - Rivers of Babylon - Boney M

28-May-1965 - Mrs. Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter - Herman's Hermits

4-Jan-1956 - The Yellow Rose of Texas - Mitch Miller
I entered this crazy place on 9th March !969 , What song were my parent's bopping to ? please.
Hi bulion...

I would love it if you could tell me the no. 1 songs for the following birthdays:

9-Nov-1965

11-Feb-1997

13-Aug-1998

Thanks so much.
You can check the birthday songs from 1988 till 2012 on your own here on our site:
http://australian-charts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=s
Choose the year, click "show" and then choose the week.

11-Feb-1997:
http://australian-charts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=s&year=1997&date=19970209
13-Aug-1998:
http://australian-charts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=s&year=1998&date=19980816
Hi, Can someone please tell me the number one hit song in Australia for May26 1964, April 25 1960 please?
Thanks
Don
9-March-69 - Ob La Di, Ob La Da / While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles

9-Nov-65 - Que Sera, Sera / Shakin' All Over - Normie Rowe

Hi Bulion. What a fantastic service you provide to all of us; a huge thank you for your efforts.
It is my birthday tomorrow and would love to know what the No 1 was when i was born...07/01/1966.

Thanks
Hi Bulion.
Could you give me the top song for Nov 5 1963 please :-) And thanks in advance
Hi Bulion, can you please tell me the top 10 for 12th August 1984 and 11th October 1980? Many thanks in advance! This is fantastic that you are doing this! Sally
Hutch - 7-Jan-1966: The Carnival is Over - The Seekers

Kyliet - 5-Nov-1963: Dance On - Kathy Kirby

SalMac - 12-Aug-1984: Wake Me Up Before You Go Go - Wham!
11-Oct-1980: Upside Down - Diana Ross
Hi Bulion!

Can you tell me the #1 song for a few recent dates (I want to record them in my childrens baby books!)

26 Jul 2009?
18 Feb 2011?

And just for fun...

3 May 1983?
13 Jul 1983?

Thanks heaps
Hi Bulion. Could you please tell me no 1 on 31/08/1972 and 19/07/2000?
Thanks!
Hi Bulion! This is brilliant. Could you please let me know the No. 1 in NSW for the following dates.....30/9/1945
12/8/1952
9/11/1956
6/1/1953
and if possible no. 1 in England on 12/8/1952


Thanks heaps!!!



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If possible can you please tell me the top 20 for 7/1/1995 in Australia
Bonnie_b: Here's the Top 50 for the week starting on 2nd Jan 1995 and ending on 8th Jan 1995...

http://www.australian-charts.com/weekchart.asp?cat=s&year=1995&date=19950108

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