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If you were born on this date in 1967

“Somethin' Stupid” was the No. 1 song when you arrived on the scene.

No reason to take it personally.

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Earworm alert…seriously, think twice

This was the No. 1 song for much of March in 1985. Called a power ballad, this got played a lot on the radio. Can you remember where you might have been when you heard it?

Perhaps it is odd to issue an earworm alert with a post that does not include an audio link. But some of us do not need to be reminded how “Can't Fight This Feeling” goes.

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How did you feel about this song?

It was No. 1 on this date in 1977.

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An Easy Listening song at No. 1 is a reminder that, for many music lovers, the pop charts were utterly irrelevant to legions who had fled to FM rock.

If you were born on this date in 1965

This was the No. 1 song on the radio when you arrived.

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I was in grade school and liked the Dave Clark Five at this time, but I can't say I thought much of this song — the group's only U.S.No. 1 hit.

No. 1 song 30 years ago

“Islands in the Stream.”

I would not listen to it in a house.

I would not listen to it with a mouse.

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If you were born on this date in 1973

This was the No. 1 song on the radio when you emerged and asked what time your shows were on.

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No. 1 song on this date in 1974

Another fine example of why Top 40 was becoming increasingly irrelevant to an increasing segment of the music-buying public.

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The neighborhood garage band’s friend

This learnable song was No. 1 on this date in 1966.

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If today is your 53rd birthday

This was the No. 1 song on the day you were born.

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No. 1 song on this date in 1975

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We have discussed the group America here before. But it's never too late to weigh in.

Annoying No. 1 song on this date (1977)

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Perhaps the designer of this record sleeve was inspired by an upset tummy. 

No. 1 song on this date in 1983

You might have heard this song once or twice.

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No. 1 song on this date in 1969

Which made it the last No. 1 song of the 1960s.

And the first No. 1 song of the 1970s.

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Here’s one you might have forgotten

This was the No. 1 song on this date in 1963.

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For some, this song evokes a memory of a tragic news event that would shove everything else aside later that November.

Here's the song.

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6ekUftOHbE

No. 1 song on this date in 1969

You might have heard of this singer.

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Features writer Paul Turner is a columnist for The Spokesman-Review in the Features department. He writes "The Slice" column, which appears six times a week and produces general features stories for the Today section.

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