Number One Song When Your Plane Was Born...

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  1. SCCutler

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    My Bo’s Airworthiness Certificate was issued in February 24, 1969.

    The top song that day? Sly and The Family Stone - Everyday People
     
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    Late 80s for my Hatz, don't think I wanna know...
     
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    Sept 1970... Edwin Starr - War
     
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    Tex Williams Smoke! smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)
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    October 1977: "You Light Up My Life" by Debby Boone. Top album was Fleetwood Mac's "Rumours".
     
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    Looks like number 1 on the charts for the longest, nine weeks in 1960 goes to Percy Faith, Theme from “A Summer Place”. Back when music was actually good (I’m only 37yrs old). Interesting that an instrumental was so popular, beating a lot of Elvis songs that year.
     
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    Private Eyes by Hall and Oates. Later that month (Nov 81) was Physical by Olivia Newton John.
     
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    “Low” by Flo Rida
    Never heard of it...
     
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    I don’t have specific songs or dates, but:

    1940: Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Bing Crosby
    1948: Art Mooney, Nat King Cole, Dinah Shore
    1949: Spike Jones, Perry Como, Frankie Laine
    1950: Andrew Sisters, Red Foley, Patti Page

    Among others.
     
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    9/11/81. Endless Love - Diana Ross & Lionel Richie.....Thank God I wasn't alive for that...
     
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    Heartbreak hotel. Elvis. 1956

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    Grease.

    Seems appropriate.

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    So the day the airworthiness certificate was issued was also the very first day that the era of the Hot 100 was born.

    Ricky Nelson - Poor Little Fool
     
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    :yeahthat:
    Prophetic?
    Certainly ironic.
     
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    Go with the album.
     
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    1st of June 1968 the builders of my Cardinal were listening to Simon and Garfunkel's Mrs. Robinson.
     
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    It's either "Low" Flo Rida featuring T-Pain (when I took delivery on the kit)

    or

    "See You Again" Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puthw. (when the airworthiness cert was issued)

    Got no idea what or who any of that is.
     
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    Adele - Rolling in the deep

    Whatever that is ....
     
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    "7 Rings" Ariana Grande... guess I'll go listen to it now.

    Edit: Got through a minute of it. Spoiler- it's garbage...
     
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    Wow, some of you really have 0 awareness of the world around you.

    I dont listen to any of that music but at least know who they are.
     
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    October '69 - Honky Tonk Woman by the Rolling Stones
     
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    Really? Flo Rida, T-Pain, Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puthw?

    I'm impressed.
     
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    November 14, 1973 -- Eddie Kendricks, "Keep on Truckin'"

    Seems entirely appropriate for a 45+ year old airplane.
     
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    My Fairchild was DD250'd on 29 April 1944...."Love Love Love" by Guy Lombardo. The Stinson was 15 Dec 1944 and it was "I'm Making Believe", by The Ink Spots and Ella Fitzgerald
     
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    Don't know if this made number one, but if it did I'm gonna hunt down a plane that was airworthied then and buy that mofo

     
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    Carole King - It's Too Late / I Feel The Earth Move. I've heard of Carole King but have no idea what the song is.

    Edit - I went and looked it up and I have heard that song before. Not bad for 1971.
     
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    Man we're almost the same age, and I know that song(s).
     
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    3/18/1972: The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh)
     
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    Hotel California. Eagles . April 1977
     
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    Elton John and Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart - August 1976