If you were born on Sunday 13th January, 1985 then Walk Like an Egyptian by The Bangles was the #1 song on your 2nd birthday. The song went to number one on December 20th 1986 and stayed at the top of the charts for 4 weeks.
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Music highlights, January 1987
Saturday, January 03, 1987
Aretha Franklin becomes the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The other inductees this year consist of The Coasters, Eddie Cochran, Bo Diddley, Marvin Gaye, Bill Haley, Clyde McPhatter, Ricky Nelson, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins, Smokey Robinson and Jackie Wilson.
Monday, January 05, 1987
Elton John, after several months of voice problems, undergoes throat surgery in an Australian hospital. The outcome would hinder his voice permanently and he would soon start singing in a deep register.
Friday, January 16, 1987
Beastie Boys become the first act to be censored by American Bandstand.
Saturday, January 24, 1987
Steve "Silk" Hurley's innovative "Jack Your Body" becomes the first house music record to top the UK singles chart.
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#1 songs on my birthday - 13th January
My birthday! (1985): 'Like a Virgin' by Madonna 1st birthday (1986): 'Say You, Say Me' by Lionel Richie 2nd birthday (1987): 'Walk Like an Egyptian' by The Bangles 3rd birthday (1988): 'So Emotional' by Whitney Houston 4th birthday (1989): 'Every Rose Has Its Thorn' by Poison 5th birthday (1990): 'Another Day In Paradise' by Phil Collins 6th birthday (1991): 'Justify My Love' by Madonna 7th birthday (1992): 'Black or White' by Michael Jackson 8th birthday (1993): 'I Will Always Love You' by Whitney Houston 9th birthday (1994): 'Hero' by Mariah Carey 10th birthday (1995): 'On Bended Knee' by Boyz II Men 11th birthday (1996): 'One Sweet Day' by Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men 12th birthday (1997): 'Un-Break My Heart' by Toni Braxton 13th birthday (1998): 'Candle in the Wind 1997/Something About the Way You Look Tonight' by Elton John 14th birthday (1999): 'I'm Your Angel' by R. Kelly and Celine Dion 15th birthday (2000): 'Smooth' by Santana 16th birthday (2001): 'Independent Women Part 1' by Destiny's Child 17th birthday (2002): 'How You Remind Me' by Nickelback 18th birthday (2003): 'Lose Yourself' by Eminem 19th birthday (2004): 'Hey Ya!' by OutKast 20th birthday (2005): 'Let Me Love You' by Mario 21st birthday (2006): 'Don't Forget About Us' by Mariah Carey 22nd birthday (2007): 'Irreplaceable' by Beyonce 23rd birthday (2008): 'Low' by Flo-Rida feat. T-Pain 24th birthday (2009): 'Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)' by Beyonce 25th birthday (2010): 'TiK ToK' by Ke$ha 26th birthday (2011): 'Grenade' by Bruno Mars 27th birthday (2012): 'Sexy and I Know It' by LMFAO 28th birthday (2013): 'Locked Out of Heaven' by Bruno Mars 29th birthday (2014): 'The Monster' by Eminem featuring Rihanna 30th birthday (2015): 'Blank Space' by Taylor Swift 31st birthday (2016): 'Hello' by Adele 32nd birthday (2017): 'Starboy' by The Weeknd featuring Daft Punk 33rd birthday (2018): 'Perfect' by Ed Sheeran duet with Beyonce 34th birthday (2019): 'Without Me' by Halsey 35th birthday (2020): 'Circles' by Post Malone 36th birthday (2021): 'Rockstar' by DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch