Top 10 Flashback: January 1, 2000 – The Billboard Hot 100


Originally written December 27, 2013.

Remember the big hysteria leading up to Y2K?  Of course you do.  Every computer in the world was supposed to come unglued on 1/1/2000, causing death and destruction hitherto unknown to mankind, just like in that movie “Maximum Overdrive.”  I was DJing at a sports bar/nightclub that night, and I thought up the ultimate prank:  Station someone at the electrical panel and have them shut off the main disconnect at exactly midnight.  Oh, they would have remembered me… Continue reading