Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Speechwriter's Resource: #1 songs

Here's a nifty little site that speechwriters and other government communicators may find useful when you are looking for something noteworthy to note an anniversary or celebration. David Pogue, tech columnist for The New York Times, writes in his blog today about a site that allows you to find out the number one song in America on any given day.

Josh Hosler's Web site easily gives you access to the number one songs from the time Billboard started charting the tunes. Whether you want to know what song was number one on the day your guest of honor was born or when your special friend graduated from college, this site allows you to find out the answer to those questions, without having to reveal your age.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thank you for bringing this site to our attention, I will never again have to agonize about something clever to say about a date. This is something I will use more than once.

Anonymous said...

As a speechwriter, I'm always looking for an emotional "hook," and I believe this is a resource I will turn to again and again. I especially like being able to get the information without revealing my age! Thanks for the outstanding top