If you were born on Thursday 4th May, 1989 then Too Close by Next was the #1 song on your 9th birthday. The song went to number one on April 25th 1998 and stayed at the top of the charts for 4 weeks.
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Music highlights, May 1998
Friday, May 08, 1998
A British court rules in favor of the Beatles and John Lennon's widow, Yoko Ono, stopping the release of another Live at the Star Club recording. All copies of the recording and the original tape are awarded to the Beatles, as well as damages and legal costs.
Tuesday, May 19, 1998
Namie Amuro's son Haruto is born.
Sunday, May 24, 1998
The Verve play a homecoming gig at Haigh Hall & Country Park, Aspull, in front of 33,000 fans.
Tuesday, May 26, 1998
Anggun releases her debut album, Snow on the Sahara in North America, which would go on to sell 1 million copies across Europe and America. Becoming the best-selling album by Asian artist outside Asia.
Sunday, May 31, 1998
Geri Halliwell goes into hiding as her public relations representative, Julian Torton, confirms that she has left the Spice Girls permanently.
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#1 songs on my birthday - 4th May
My birthday! (1989): 'Like a Prayer' by Madonna 1st birthday (1990): 'Nothing Compares 2 U' by Sinead O'Connor 2nd birthday (1991): 'Baby Baby' by Amy Grant 3rd birthday (1992): 'Jump' by Kris Kross 4th birthday (1993): 'Freak Me' by Silk 5th birthday (1994): 'Bump N' Grind' by R. Kelly 6th birthday (1995): 'This Is How We Do It' by Montell Jordan 7th birthday (1996): 'Always Be My Baby' by Mariah Carey 8th birthday (1997): 'Hypnotize' by Notorious B.I.G. 9th birthday (1998): 'Too Close' by Next 10th birthday (1999): 'No Scrubs' by TLC 11th birthday (2000): 'Maria Maria' by Santana feat. The Product G&B 12th birthday (2001): 'All For You' by Janet 13th birthday (2002): 'Foolish' by Ashanti 14th birthday (2003): 'In Da Club' by 50 Cent 15th birthday (2004): 'Yeah!' by Usher feat. Lil Jon and Ludacris 16th birthday (2005): 'Candy Shop' by 50 Cent feat. Olivia 17th birthday (2006): 'Bad Day' by Daniel Powter 18th birthday (2007): 'Give It to Me' by Timbaland feat. Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake 19th birthday (2008): 'Lollipop' by Lil Wayne feat. Static Major 20th birthday (2009): 'Boom Boom Pow' by The Black Eyed Peas 21st birthday (2010): 'Nothin' On You' by B.o.B feat. Bruno Mars 22nd birthday (2011): 'S&M' by Rihanna 23rd birthday (2012): 'Somebody That I Used to Know' by Gotye featuring Kimbra 24th birthday (2013): 'Just Give Me a Reason' by Pink featuring Nate Ruess 25th birthday (2014): 'Happy ' by Pharrell Williams 26th birthday (2015): 'See You Again' by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth 27th birthday (2016): 'Work' by Rihanna featuring Drake 28th birthday (2017): 'Shape of You' by Ed Sheeran 29th birthday (2018): 'Nice for What' by Drake 30th birthday (2019): 'Old Town Road' by Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus 31st birthday (2020): 'Blinding Lights' by The Weeknd 32nd birthday (2021): 'Drivers License' by Olivia Rodrigo