If you were born on Monday 8th April, 1991 then In Da Club by 50 Cent was the #1 song on your 12th birthday. The song went to number one on March 8th 2003 and stayed at the top of the charts for 9 weeks.
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Music highlights, April 2003
Tuesday, April 01, 2003
Dozens of fans walk out during a Pearl Jam concert when lead singer Eddie Vedder makes comments opposing the Iraq war and insulting remarks about U.S. President George W. Bush. Other audience members boo and shout at Vedder telling him to "shut up." Vedder attempts to calm the crowd by adding "just to clarify... we support the troops."
Tuesday, April 08, 2003
Godsmack releases their third studio album Faceless.
Wednesday, April 16, 2003
Luther Vandross suffers a severe stroke at his home in New York City. He emerges from a coma six weeks later.
Monday, April 21, 2003
S Club announce live on stage at London's Docklands Arena that they've decided to split up after five years together. Their final single, "Say Goodbye", enters the chart at #2 a month after the announcement. Rachel Stevens from the group launched her successful solo career shortly afterwards with the song "Sweet Dreams My LA Ex".
Monday, April 28, 2003
Apple Inc. opens the iTunes Music Store, offering 200,000 songs for download at a cost of 99 cents each. More than 1 million songs are sold in the store's first week.
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#1 songs on my birthday - 8th April
My birthday! (1991): 'Coming Out of the Dark' by Gloria Estefan 1st birthday (1992): 'Save the Best for Last' by Vanessa Williams 2nd birthday (1993): 'Informer' by Snow 3rd birthday (1994): 'The Sign' by Ace of Base 4th birthday (1995): 'Take a Bow' by Madonna 5th birthday (1996): 'Because You Loved Me' by Celine Dion 6th birthday (1997): 'Can't Nobody Hold Me Down' by Puff Daddy feat. Mase 7th birthday (1998): 'All My Life' by K-Ci and JoJo 8th birthday (1999): 'Believe' by Cher 9th birthday (2000): 'Maria Maria' by Santana feat. The Product G&B 10th birthday (2001): 'Butterfly' by Crazy Town 11th birthday (2002): 'Ain't It Funny' by Jennifer Lopez feat. Ja Rule 12th birthday (2003): 'In Da Club' by 50 Cent 13th birthday (2004): 'Yeah!' by Usher feat. Lil Jon and Ludacris 14th birthday (2005): 'Candy Shop' by 50 Cent feat. Olivia 15th birthday (2006): 'Bad Day' by Daniel Powter 16th birthday (2007): 'Don't Matter' by Akon 17th birthday (2008): 'Bleeding Love' by Leona Lewis 18th birthday (2009): 'Right Round' by Flo Rida 19th birthday (2010): 'Rude Boy' by Rihanna 20th birthday (2011): 'Born This Way' by Lady Gaga 21st birthday (2012): 'We Are Young' by Fun featuring Janelle Monae 22nd birthday (2013): 'Thrift Shop ' by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz 23rd birthday (2014): 'Happy ' by Pharrell Williams 24th birthday (2015): 'Uptown Funk' by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars 25th birthday (2016): 'Work' by Rihanna featuring Drake 26th birthday (2017): 'Shape of You' by Ed Sheeran 27th birthday (2018): 'God's Plan' by Drake 28th birthday (2019): '7 Rings' by Ariana Grande 29th birthday (2020): 'Blinding Lights' by The Weeknd 30th birthday (2021): 'Drivers License' by Olivia Rodrigo