The Most Popular Song The Year You Were Born (1965-2010)

Sunday, October 27

By Andrea Nolen

Have you ever wondered what life was like when you were born? I mean, yes you were alive, but a newborn doesn't really get a chance to experience the culture of their birth year. To help you get a sense of what the world was like, here's a list of the most popular songs for the past few decades. Find your birth year and see the most popular song when you were just a little bean!

1965: Wooly Bully by Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs

1966: The Ballad of the Green Berets by Sgt. Barry Sadler

1967: To Sir with Love by Lulu

1968: Hey Jude by The Beatles

1969: Sugar, Sugar by The Archies

1970: Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel

1971: Joy to the World by Three Dog Night

1972: American Pie by Don McLean

1973: Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree by Tony Orlando and Dawn

1974: The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand

1975: Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain and Tennile

1976: Silly Love Songs by Paul McCartney and Wings

1977: I Just Want to Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb

1978: Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb

1979: My Sharona by The Knack

1980: Call Me by Blondie

1981: Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes

1982: Physical by Olivia Newton John

1983: Every Breath You Take by The Police

1984: When Doves Cry by Prince

1985: Careless Whisper by Wham! Feat. George Michael

1986: That's What Friends Are For by Dionne and Friends

1987: Walk Like An Egyptian by Bangles

1988: Faith by George Michael

1989: Look Away by Chicago

1990: Hold On Wilson Phillips

1991: Everything I Do by Bryan Adams

1992: End Of The Road by Boyz II Men

1993: I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston

1994: The Sign by Ace Of Base

1995: Gansta's Paradise by Coolio

1996: Macarena by Los Del Rio

1997: Candle In The Wind by Elton John

1998: Too Close by Next

1999: Believe by Cher

2000: Breathe by Faith Hill

2001: Hanging By A Moment by Lifehouse

2002: How You Remind Me by Nickelback

2003: In Da Club by 50 Cent

2004: Yeah! by Usher

2005: We Belong Together by Mariah Carrey

2006: Bad Day by Daniel Powter

2007: Irreplaceable by Beyonce

2008: Low by Flo Rida

2009: Boom Boom Pow by The Black Eyed Peas

2010: Tik Tok by Ke$ha


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