New Internet meme says the #1 on your 14th birthday “defines your life.”

There was silence on the other end of the phone and then she said “That’s exactly what happened. Fine. You were in a cast for a month!”
Urp. So it’s with damaged scepticism that I introduce this new Internet meme involving not astrological charts but musical ones. Billboard Hot 100 (US)
Official Singles Chart Top 50 (UK)
UPDATE: Andy posits that this would be more “accurate” if we instead looked at the song that was #1 on the day we were conceived. Oh, dear. You fell off the coffee table when you were about a year-and-and-half and broke your left wrist. I’m not sure what that means, so I assume it means you can parse that song for anything that you find meaningful. The official British singles chart? Just enter a date and go. This new myth (blame Twitter) says that whatever song was #1 on your 14th birthday “defines your entire life.”  Right. Any of the charts that may have come and gone? I once had an astrologer do a chart for me and although I don’t believe in this sort of thing (SCIENCE, people!) she was freakishly accurate in a couple of ways. “You had a fall when you were about 18 months old,” she said, “and you broke an arm or wrist.” Nonsense, I thought. Billboard’s Hot 100? I called my mom. But what chart? If you’re interested in following up, here are two places to find that #1 song for your birthday. He looked up what might have happened that night in 1972 for him and came up with this.
New Internet meme says the #1 on your 14th birthday “defines your life.”