19 by Paul Hardcastle was a UK number 1 hit on Saturday, May 11, 1985 spending 5 week(s) at the top of the UK charts. "19" is a song by British musician Paul Hardcastle released as the first single from his self-titled third studio album Paul Hardcastle (1985). The song has a strong anti-war message, focusing on America's involvement in the Vietnam War and the effect it had on the soldiers who served. The title "19" comes from the documentary's narrative that the average age of an American combat soldier in the war was 19, as compared to World War II's 26.

19 FAQs

Who sang 19?

19 was performed by Paul Hardcastle

What year did 19 get to the UK number 1 spot?

19 first became a UK number 1 on Saturday, May 11, 1985

How long was 19 at number 1 in the UK?

19 spent 5 week(s) at number 1 in the UK.