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I decided to create a thread where anyone can post about "this day in music history".  I've personally been doing this for years on social media already, and I'm always adding something.  Feel free to add your own facts, feelings or memories from this day in music history! :thumbs:

 

Exactly 21 years ago today, December 2, 2000, these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Pop Songs chart!

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1 - Creed - "With Arms Wide Open"
2 - P!nk - "Most Girls"
3 - 3 Doors Down - "Kryptonite"
4 - Mya - "Case Of The Ex (Whatcha Gonna Do)"
5 - Destiny's Child - "Independent Women Part I"
6 - 'N Sync - "This I Promise You"
7 - Samantha Mumba - "Gotta Tell You"
8 - Backstreet Boys - "Shape Of My Heart"
9 - Ricky Martin - "She Bangs"
10 - matchbox twenty - "If You're Gone"

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On this day exactly 38 years ago... these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard's Hot 100 chart! :yes:

 

1 - Lionel Richie - "All Night Long (All Night)"
2 - Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson - "Say Say Say"
3 - Billy Joel - "Uptown Girl"
4 - Kenny Rogers duet w/ Dolly Parton - "Islands In The Stream"
5 - Daryl Hall John Oates - "Say It Isn't So"
6 - Pat Benatar - "Love Is A Battlefield"
7 - Quiet Riot - "Cum On Feel The Noize"
8 - Huey Lewis & The News - "Heart And Soul"
9 - John Cougar Mellencamp - "Crumblin' Down"
10 - Culture Club - "Church Of The Poison Mind"

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On this day, exactly 22 years ago... these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard's Hot 100 chart! :yes:

 

1 - Santana Featuring Rob Thomas - "Smooth"
2 - Brian McKnight - "Back At One"
3 - Marc Anthony - "I Need To Know"
4 - Lou Bega - "Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)"
5 - Jessica Simpson - "I Wanna Love You Forever"
6 - Whitney Houston - "My Love Is Your Love"
7 - Savage Garden - "I Knew I Loved You"
8 - Jennifer Lopez - "Waiting For Tonight"
9 - Donell Jones - "U Know What's Up"
10 - TLC - "Unpretty"

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On this day, exactly 40 years ago (December 5, 1981), these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Hot Mainstream Rock chart! :yes:

 

1 - Foreigner - "Waiting For A Girl Like You"
2 - The Police - "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic"
3 - The Rolling Stones - "Start Me Up"
4 - Genesis - "No Reply At All"
5 - Genesis - "Abacab"
6 - The Kinks - "Destroyer"
7 - Queen & David Bowie - "Under Pressure"
8- The Rolling Stones - "Little T & A"
9 - Triumph - "Magic Power"
10 - The J. Geils Band - "Centerfold"

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On this day, exactly 36 years ago (December 7, 1985), these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart! :yes:

 

1 - Mr. Mister - "Broken Wings"
2 - Phil Collins & Marilyn Martin - "Separate Lives"
3 - Starship - "We Built This City"
4 - Heart - "Never"
5 - Lionel Richie - "Say You, Say Me"
6 - Glenn Frey - "You Belong To The City"
7 - Arcadia - "Election Day"
8 - Aretha Franklin - "Who's Zoomin' Who"
9 - Eddie Murphy - "Party All The Time"
10 - ZZ Top - "Sleeping Bag"

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On this day, exactly 37 years ago today, December 8, 1984, these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart! :yes:

 

1 - Daryl Hall John Oates - "Out Of Touch"
2 - Wham! - "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go"
3 - Chaka Khan - "I Feel For You"
4 - Duran Duran - "The Wild Boys"
5 - Cyndi Lauper - "All Through The Night"
6 - Paul McCartney - "No More Lonely Nights"
7 - The Honeydrippers - "Sea Of Love"
8 - Lionel Richie - "Penny Lover"
9 - New Edition - "Cool It Now"
10 - Pat Benatar - "We Belong"

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On this day, exactly 54 years ago today, December 9, 1967, these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart!

 

1 - The Monkees - "Daydream Believer"
2 - The Cowsills - "The Rain, The Park & Other Things"
3 - Strawberry Alarm Clock - "Incense And Peppermints"
4 - Dionne Warwick - "I Say A Little Prayer"
5 - Gladys Knight And The Pips - "I Heard It Through The Grapevine"
6 - Lulu - "To Sir With Love"
7 - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - "I Second That Emotion"
8 - The Beatles - "Hello Goodbye"
9 - Diana Ross & The Supremes - "In And Out Of Love"
10 - Victor Lundberg - "An Open Letter To My Teenage Son"

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On this day, exactly 27 years ago today, December 10, 1994, these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Alternative Songs chart! :yes:

 

1 - Nirvana - "About A Girl"
2 - R.E.M. - "Bang And Blame"
3 - The Cranberries - "Zombie"
4 - Hole - "Doll Parts"
5 - The Smashing Pumpkins - "Landslide"
6 - Weezer - "Buddy Holly"
7 - Stone Temple Pilots - "Interstate Love Song"
8 - Veruca Salt - "Seether"
9 - Liz Phair - "Supernova"
10 - Green Day - "When I Come Around"

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On this day, exactly 19 years ago today, December 14, 2002, these were the #Top10 songs on Billboard’s Pop Songs chart! :yes:

 

1 - Eminem - "Lose Yourself"
2 - Jennifer Lopez feat. Styles & Jadakiss - "Jenny From The Block"
3 - No Doubt feat. Lady Saw - "Underneath It All"
4 - Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott - "Work It"
5 - Santana feat. Michelle Branch - "The Game Of Love"
6 - Chistina Aguilera - "Beautiful"
7 - Cam'Ron feat. Juelz Santana, Freekey Zekey & Toya - "Hey Ma"
8 - P!nk Family - "Portrait"
9 - Madonna - "Die Another Day"
10 - Avril Lavigne - "Sk8er Boi"

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On this day, exactly 26 years ago today, December 16, 1995, these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart! :yes:

 

1 - Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men - "One Sweet Day"
2 - Whitney Houston - "Exhale (Shoop Shoop)"
3 - LL Cool J - "Hey Lover"
4 - Mariah Carey - "Fantasy"
5 - Coolio ft. L.V. - "Gangsta's Paradise"
6 - Madonna - "You'll See"
7 - TLC - "Diggin' On You"
8 - R. Kelly - "You Remind Me Of Something"
9 - Goo Goo Dolls - "Name"
10 - Janet Jackson - "Runaway"

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On this day, exactly 25 years ago today, January 4, 1997, the entire Top 10 on Billboard’s Pop Songs chart were dominated by female lead vocalists! :yes:

https://www.instagram.com/p/B65ybooFxLe/

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1 - No Doubt - "Don't Speak"
2 - En Vogue - "Don't Let Go (Love)"
3 - Toni Braxton - "Un-Break My Heart"
4 - Merril Bainbridge - "Mouth"
5 - Sheryl Crow - "If It Makes You Happy"
6 - Alanis Morissette - "Head Over Feet"
7 - The Cardigans - "Lovefool"
8 - Gina G - "Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit"
9 - Celine Dion - "It's All Coming Back To Me Now"
10 - Amber - "This Is Your Night"

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23 hours ago, idolwatcher_1 said:

On this day, exactly 25 years ago today, January 4, 1997, the entire Top 10 on Billboard’s Pop Songs chart were dominated by female lead vocalists!December 16, 1995, these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart! :yes:

https://www.instagram.com/p/B65ybooFxLe/

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1 - No Doubt - "Don't Speak"
2 - En Vogue - "Don't Let Go (Love)"
3 - Toni Braxton - "Un-Break My Heart"
4 - Merril Bainbridge - "Mouth"
5 - Sheryl Crow - "If It Makes You Happy"
6 - Alanis Morissette - "Head Over Feet"
7 - The Cardigans - "Lovefool"
8 - Gina G - "Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit"
9 - Celine Dion - "It's All Coming Back To Me Now"
10 - Amber - "This Is Your Night"

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On this day, exactly 21 years ago today, January 6, 2001, these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Hot Dance Single Sales chart! :yes:

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1 - Destiny's Child - "Independent Women Part I"
2 - Britney Spears - "Stronger"
3 - P!nk - "Most Girls"
4 - Madonna - "Music"
5 - Moby ft. Gwen Stefani - "South Side"
6 - Sting ft. Cheb Mami - "Desert Rose" (Victor Calderone Remix)
7 - Baha Men - "Who Let The Dogs Out"
8 - Destiny's Child - "Jumpin', Jumpin'"
9 - Modjo - "Lady (Hear Me Tonight)"
10 - LeAnn Rimes - "Can't Fight The Moonlight"

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Exactly 34 years ago today, January 9, 1988, Whitney Houston grabs her 6th consecutive #1 song with "So Emotional", and these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart that week! :yes:
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1 - Whitney Houston - "So Emotional"
2 - George Harrison - "Got My Mind Set On You"
3 - George Michael - "Faith"
4 - Whitesnake - "Is This Love"
5 - Michael Jackson - "The Way You Make Me Feel"
6 - INXS - "Need You Tonight"
7 - Debbie Gibson - "Shake Your Love"
8 - John Mellencamp - "Cherry Bomb"
9 - Taylor Dayne - "Tell It To My Heart"
10 - Jody Watley - "Don't You Want Me"

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Exactly 35 years ago today, January 10, 1987, these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart! :yes:
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1 - The Bangles - "Walk Like An Egyptian"
2 - Duran Duran - "Notorious"
3 - Gregory Abbott - "Shake You Down"
4 - Wang Chung - "Everybody Have Fun Tonight"
5 - Robbie Nevil - "C'est La Vie"
6 - Janet Jackson - "Control"
7 - Bruce Hornsby & The Range - "The Way It Is"
8 - Bruce Springsteen - "War"
9 - Billy Vera & The Beaters - "At This Moment"
10 - Survivor - "Is This Love"

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Exactly 30 years ago today, January 11, 1992, these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart! :yes:
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1 - Michael Jackson - "Black Or White"
2 - Color Me Badd - "All 4 Love"
3 - Mariah Carey - "Can't Let Go"
4 - Boyz II Men - "It's So Hard To Say Goodbye To Yesterday"
5 - M.C. Hammer - "2 Legit 2 Quit"
6 - Nirvana - "Smells Like Teen Spirit"
7 - M.C. Hammer - "Addams Groove"
8 - George Michael/Elton John - "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me"
9 - CeCe Peniston - "Finally"
10 - Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch - "Wildside"

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Exactly 17 years ago today, January 15, 2005, these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Alternative Songs chart! :yes:
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1 - Green Day - "Boulevard Of Broken Dreams"
2 - Crossfade - "Cold"
3 - Jet - "Look What You've Done"
4 - Jimmy Eat World - "Pain"
5 - The Killers - "Mr. Brightside"
6 - Papa Roach - "Scars"
7 - Chevelle - "Vitamin R (Leading Us Along)"
8 - My Chemical Romance - "I'm Not Okay (I Promise)"
9 - Breaking Benjamin - "So Cold"
10 - Modest Mouse - "Ocean Breathes Salty"

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Exactly 23 years ago today, January 16, 1999, these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Pop Songs chart! :yes:
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1 - Shawn Mullins - "Lullaby"
2 - Eagle-Eye Cherry - "Save Tonight"
3 - Third Eye Blind - "Jumper"
4 - Brandy - "Have You Ever?"
5 - Jewel - "Hands"
6 - Goo Goo Dolls - "Slide"
7 - Britney Spears - "...Baby One More Time"
8 - 'N Sync - "(God Must Have Spent) A Little More Time On You"
9 - Will Smith - "Miami"
10 - Sarah McLachlan - "Angel"

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Exactly 31 years ago today, January 19, 1991, these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart! :yes:
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1 - Janet Jackson - "Love Will Never Do (Without You)"
2 - Madonna - "Justify My Love"
3 - Damn Yankees - "High Enough"
4 - Surface - "The First Time"
5 - Ralph Tresvant - "Sensitivity"
6 - C+C Music Factory - "Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)"
7 - Vanilla Ice - "Play That Funky Music"
8 - Stevie B - "Because I Love You (The Postman Song)"
9 - Nelson - "After The Rain"
10 - Bette Midler - "From A Distance"

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Exactly 31 years ago today, January 20, 1990, these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart! :yes:
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1 - Michael Bolton - "How Am I Supposed To Live Without You"
2 - Technotronic ft. Felly - "Pump Up The Jam"
3 - Phil Collins - "Another Day In Paradise"
4 - Jody Watley - "Everything"
5 - Rod Stewart - "Downtown Train"
6 - Janet Jackson - "Rhythm Nation"
7 - Lou Gramm - "Just Between You And Me"
8 - Tom Petty - "Free Fallin'"
9 - Seduction - "Two To Make It Right"
10 - Tesla - "Love Song"

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Exactly 37 years ago today, January 26, 1985, these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart! :yes:
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1 - Madonna - "Like A Virgin"
2 - Foreigner - "I Want To Know What Love Is"
3 - Chicago - "You're The Inspiration"
4 - Philip Bailey with Phil Collins - "Easy Lover"
5 - Wham! ft. George Michael - "Careless Whisper"
6 - Jack Wagner - "All I Need"
7 - Bryan Adams - "Run To You"
8 - Don Henley - "The Boys Of Summer"
9 - Billy Ocean - "Lover Boy"
10 - Prince & The Revolution - "I Would Die 4 U"

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Exactly 38 years ago today, January 28, 1984, these were the Top 10 songs on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart! :yes:

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1 - Yes - "Owner Of A Lonely Heart"
2 - Culture Club - "Karma Chameleon"
3 - The Romantics - "Talking In Your Sleep"
4 - Elton John - "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues"
5 - Matthew Wilder - "Break My Stride"
6 - Kool & The Gang - "Joanna"
7 - Paul McCartney & Michael Jackson - "Say Say Say"
8 - Lionel Richie - "Running With The Night"
9 - Olivia Newton-John - "Twist Of Fate"
10 - Genesis - "That's All"

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