If you were born on Sunday 18th October, 1998 then Girlfriend by Billie was the #1 song on your birthday. The song went to number one on October 17th 1998 and stayed at the top of the charts for 1 week.
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Music highlights, October 1998
Tuesday, October 06, 1998
Kurupt's debut studio album, Kuruption!, is released by Antra Records. It peaked at #8 on the Billboard 200 on October 24, 1998.
Thursday, October 08, 1998
The Recording Industry Association of America files in court against Diamond Multimedia in an attempt to block the release of the new Rio PMP300, arguing that the MP3 digital audio player is a music piracy device. The RIAA's application is denied on October 26, clearing the way for the PMP300 to become the first commercially successful MP3 player.
Monday, October 19, 1998
Believe, the first single of Cher's twenty-second studio album of the same name is released, becoming a super smash hit. After seven consecutive weeks atop of the UK official sigles chart, it became the best selling single in that country, also the best selling single by a female artist in UK history. In March 13 of 1999, Believe became Cher's 5th number one single in US, spending four consecutive weeks at #1 and becoming the best selling single of that year.
Friday, October 23, 1998
Britney Spears' debut single, "...Baby One More Time", is released. It would become the top-selling single of 1999, selling over ten million units worldwide. It was also the biggest hit single of 1999, and is considered to be the third best song in pop history. It's one of the best-selling singles of all-time. "...Baby One More Time" music video was ranked as number three on Billboard's 2010 list of "Best Music Videos of all-time". It's one of the most successful songs of all-time.
Friday, October 23, 1998
Former Stone Roses singer Ian Brown is jailed for threatening behaviour towards a stewardess on a British Airways flight from Paris, a charge he denied. He is sentenced to Strangeways Prison, Manchester for four months and is released after serving two months of his sentence.
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#1 songs on my birthday - 18th October
My birthday! (1998): 'Girlfriend' by Billie 1st birthday (1999): 'Genie in a Bottle' by Christina Aguilera 2nd birthday (2000): 'Black Coffee' by All Saints 3rd birthday (2001): 'Can't Get You out of My Head' by Kylie Minogue 4th birthday (2002): 'The Long and Winding Road/Suspicious Minds' by Will Young and Gareth Gates 5th birthday (2003): 'Where Is the Love?' by The Black Eyed Peas 6th birthday (2004): 'Radio' by Robbie Williams 7th birthday (2005): 'Push the Button' by Sugababes 8th birthday (2006): 'America' by Razorlight 9th birthday (2007): 'About You Now' by Sugababes 10th birthday (2008): 'So What' by Pink 11th birthday (2009): 'Oopsy Daisy' by Chipmunk Featuring Dayo Olatunji 12th birthday (2010): 'Forget You' by Cee Lo Green 13th birthday (2011): 'We Found Love' by Rihanna Featuring Calvin Harris 14th birthday (2012): 'Diamonds' by Rihanna 15th birthday (2013): 'Counting Stars' by OneRepublic 16th birthday (2014): 'All About That Bass' by Meghan Trainor 17th birthday (2015): 'What Do You Mean?' by Justin Bieber 18th birthday (2016): 'Say You Won't Let Go' by James Arthur 19th birthday (2017): 'Rockstar' by Post Malone featuring 21 Savage 20th birthday (2018): 'Funky Friday' by Dave featuring Fredo 21st birthday (2019): 'Dance Monkey' by Tones and I 22nd birthday (2020): 'Head & Heart' by Joel Corry featuring MNEK