What Was the #1 Song When YOU Were Born?

Have you ever thought about the music that was popular when you were born? No? Neither had I – and even those ‘when you were born’ things we bought for our kids just talked in general about popular music. But now Playback.fm lets you enter your birthdate and see what the top song was when you were born!

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For most of us, the music popular when we were in high school tends to dominate our ‘musical psyche’ and form nostalgia as we get older. But the top song when we were born is more about the music that your parents might have been hearing on the radio when you were in utero and being born.

My result? The Ballad of the Green Berets by SSgt Barry Sadler.

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Looking at my family:
– For my wife: Eve of Destruction by Barry McGuire
– My older son: Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix) by Los Del Rio
– My younger son: Nice & Slow by Usher

So head to Playback.fm and enter your birthday and see what was the most popular song – and let us know in the comments!

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I have loved technology for as long as I can remember - and have been a computer gamer since the PDP-10! Mobile Technology has played a major role in my life - I have used an electronic companion since the HP95LX more than 20 years ago, and have been a 'Laptop First' person since my Compaq LTE Lite 3/20 and Powerbook 170 back in 1991! As an avid gamer and gadget-junkie I was constantly asked for my opinions on new technology, which led to writing small blurbs ... and eventually becoming a reviewer many years ago. My family is my biggest priority in life, and they alternate between loving and tolerating my gaming and gadget hobbies ... but ultimately benefits from the addition of technology to our lives!