Broadway Divas and The #1 Song on Their Birthdays

What does it say that, on the day that Laura Benanti was born, the number one song was Bad Girls, and the number one movie was Dracula?
Probably nothing, but thanks to a #1 song database, and a #1 movie database, you can look up the song or movie that was number one on any date. I looked up the hit song on the birthdays of the most popular current Broadway divas. Consider it song astrology.

Laura Benanti

July 15, 1979

Bad Girls by Donna Summer

Kristin Chenoweth

July 24, 1968

Grazing in the Grass by Hugh Masekela

Sutton Foster

March 18, 1975

Black Water by The Doobie Brothers

Nikki M. James

June 3, 1981

Bette Davis Eyes by Kim Carnes

Patti LuPone

April 21, 1949

Cruising Down the River by Blue Barron and His Orchestra


Audra McDonald

July 3, 1970

The Love You Save by The Jackson 5

Idina Menzel

May 30, 1971

Brown Sugar by The Rolling Stones


Kelli O’Hara

April 16, 1976

Disco Lady by Johnnie Taylor

Bernadette Peters

February 28, 1948

I’m Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover by Art Mooney and His Orchestra

Billy Porter

September 21, 1969

Sugar, Sugar by The Archies


Chita Rivera

January 23, 1933


Stormy Weather (Keeps Rainin’ All the Time) by Ethel Waters

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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