If you were born on Saturday 8th April, 1995 then In Da Club by 50 Cent was the #1 song on your 8th 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! (1995): 'Take a Bow' by Madonna 1st birthday (1996): 'Because You Loved Me' by Celine Dion 2nd birthday (1997): 'Can't Nobody Hold Me Down' by Puff Daddy feat. Mase 3rd birthday (1998): 'All My Life' by K-Ci and JoJo 4th birthday (1999): 'Believe' by Cher 5th birthday (2000): 'Maria Maria' by Santana feat. The Product G&B 6th birthday (2001): 'Butterfly' by Crazy Town 7th birthday (2002): 'Ain't It Funny' by Jennifer Lopez feat. Ja Rule 8th birthday (2003): 'In Da Club' by 50 Cent 9th birthday (2004): 'Yeah!' by Usher feat. Lil Jon and Ludacris 10th birthday (2005): 'Candy Shop' by 50 Cent feat. Olivia 11th birthday (2006): 'Bad Day' by Daniel Powter 12th birthday (2007): 'Don't Matter' by Akon 13th birthday (2008): 'Bleeding Love' by Leona Lewis 14th birthday (2009): 'Right Round' by Flo Rida 15th birthday (2010): 'Rude Boy' by Rihanna 16th birthday (2011): 'Born This Way' by Lady Gaga 17th birthday (2012): 'We Are Young' by Fun featuring Janelle Monae 18th birthday (2013): 'Thrift Shop ' by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz 19th birthday (2014): 'Happy ' by Pharrell Williams 20th birthday (2015): 'Uptown Funk' by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars 21st birthday (2016): 'Work' by Rihanna featuring Drake 22nd birthday (2017): 'Shape of You' by Ed Sheeran 23rd birthday (2018): 'God's Plan' by Drake 24th birthday (2019): '7 Rings' by Ariana Grande 25th birthday (2020): 'Blinding Lights' by The Weeknd 26th birthday (2021): 'Drivers License' by Olivia Rodrigo