If you were born on Wednesday 16th September, 1987 then Flava by Peter Andre was the #1 song on your 9th birthday. The song went to number one on September 14th 1996 and stayed at the top of the charts for 1 week.
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Music highlights, September 1996
Wednesday, September 04, 1996
At the MTV Video Music Awards, Van Halen makes a surprise appearance with original singer David Lee Roth.
Saturday, September 07, 1996
Michael Jackson starts the HIStory World Tour.
Saturday, September 07, 1996
Rapper Tupac Shakur is shot several times whilst being driven from the MGM Grand Hotel along Sunset Strip in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, after seeing the allegedly fixed Mike Tyson versus Bruce Seldon boxing match, in what is apparently a drive-by shooting he dies six days later.
Tuesday, September 10, 1996
Wal-Mart announces it will not be carrying Sheryl Crow's upcoming self titled album because of the lyric "Watch out, sister, watch out, brother/watch our children while they kill each other/with a gun they bought at Wal-Mart Discount Stores."
Wednesday, September 11, 1996
David Bowie's single "Telling Lies" becomes the first song offered as a digital single by a major record label (Virgin Records). Bowie launches the single by hosting an online chat in which he and two other people pretending to be him answer questions from the audience; Bowie tells the truth, while the other two are "telling lies".
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#1 songs on my birthday - 16th September
My birthday! (1987): 'Never Gonna Give You Up' by Rick Astley 1st birthday (1988): 'A Groovy Kind of Love' by Phil Collins 2nd birthday (1989): 'Ride on Time' by Black Box 3rd birthday (1990): 'The Joker' by The Steve Miller Band 4th birthday (1991): '(Everything I Do) I Do It for You' by Bryan Adams 5th birthday (1992): 'Rhythm Is a Dancer' by Snap! 6th birthday (1993): 'Mr Vain' by Culture Beat 7th birthday (1994): 'Love Is All Around' by Wet Wet Wet 8th birthday (1995): 'You Are Not Alone' by Michael Jackson 9th birthday (1996): 'Flava' by Peter Andre 10th birthday (1997): 'The Drugs Don't Work' by The Verve 11th birthday (1998): 'Bootie Call' by All Saints 12th birthday (1999): 'Mambo No.5 (A Little Bit Of...)' by Lou Bega 13th birthday (2000): 'Lady (Hear Me Tonight)' by Modjo 14th birthday (2001): 'Mambo No. 5' by Bob the Builder 15th birthday (2002): 'The Tide Is High (Get the Feeling)' by Atomic Kitten 16th birthday (2003): 'Where Is the Love?' by The Black Eyed Peas 17th birthday (2004): 'My Place/Flap Your Wings' by Nelly 18th birthday (2005): 'DARE' by Gorillaz Featuring Shaun Ryder 19th birthday (2006): 'I Don't Feel Like Dancin'' by Scissor Sisters 20th birthday (2007): 'Beautiful Girls' by Sean Kingston 21st birthday (2008): 'I Kissed a Girl' by Katy Perry 22nd birthday (2009): 'Run This Town' by Jay-Z Featuring Rihanna and Kanye West 23rd birthday (2010): 'Please Don't Let Me Go' by Olly Murs 24th birthday (2011): 'Stay Awake' by Example 25th birthday (2012): 'Let Me Love You (Until You Learn To Love Yourself)' by Ne-Yo 26th birthday (2013): 'Roar' by Katy Perry 27th birthday (2014): 'Prayer in C' by Lilly Wood & Robin Schulz 28th birthday (2015): 'What Do You Mean?' by Justin Bieber 29th birthday (2016): 'Closer' by The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey 30th birthday (2017): 'Look What You Made Me Do' by Taylor Swift 31st birthday (2018): 'Promises' by Calvin Harris and Sam Smith 32nd birthday (2019): 'Take Me Back to London' by Ed Sheeran featuring Stormzy 33rd birthday (2020): 'Head & Heart' by Joel Corry featuring MNEK