Now, 8675309 may seem like a random series of numbers that has no real connection. But if you’re old enough, you’ll remember the 1981 hit single ‘867-5309 Jenny’ by Tommy Tutone. The song is extremely popular, and reached #1 on the US billboard.
The song was so popular that people used to dial the number ‘867-5309’ and ask if ‘Jenny’ was there. Many people have used this number’s popularity in order to promote their business, and there is even a website devoted to playing voicemails left on 867-5309 numbered voicemails!
A study on numerical passwords revealed that 8675309 was the 4th most used 7 digit password, because of the popularity of the song, it makes the numbers easy to remember. The most used 7 digit password is of course, 1234567.