These Songs Were #1 Back in the Day | Magic 101.7

These Songs Were #1 Back in the Day

Looking Back is fun, and makes us feel old. I was just tossing memories of songs from my youth around last night with the girlfriend so I thought, “Hey! Let’s make everyone else feel old too!”

One year ago – In 2017, Ed Sheeran’s Shape of You was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.  It has over 3.3 BILLION YouTube views.

 

Five years ago – In 2013, Thrift Shop by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis was #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.  The uncensored version has 1.1 BILLION YouTube views.  Harlem Shake by Baauer was #1.

 

10 years ago – In 2008, Love In This Club by Usher (featuring Young Jeezy) was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.

15 years ago – In 2003, In Da Club by 50 Cent was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.

20 years ago – In 1998, Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.

25 years ago – In 1993, Informer by Snow was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.  “A licky boom-boom down!”

30 years ago – In 1988, Never Gonna Give You Up by Rick Astley was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.

35 years ago – In 1983, Billie Jean by Michael Jackson was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.

40 years ago – In 1978, Night Fever by the Bee Gees was #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 ChartStayin’ Alive was #2.

 

Rich Birdsall

Rich Birdsall

Jock at GM Broadcasting / Magic 101.7. -- I was born and raised in Binghamton NY. You don’t get any more local than me. I graduated from Chenango Valley High School and I have been a DJ on what seems like every radio station in the Southern Tier, I feel like I get to talk to my friends every time I crack the mic. I’m available to chat whenever and answer all my social media myself. If you see me out someplace, stop and say hello! Hours: Monday – Friday 10:00a-12:00n * Sunday 6a-12p