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Demented Datebooks: Comedy Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name August 14

Last Updated 08-16-2019

🎭🏆Halle Berry -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.8/14/1966
TV/Movie Actress, Beauty Pagent Winner
Names/Places: David Justice's wife
Misc: Miss World USA (1986); in the 9-17-02 issue of Star, they state that she was born in 1966 and not 1968
TV Shows: Knot's Landing (as Debbie)
Movie Titles: Queen, Boomerang, Flintstones, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Sword Fish, Die Another Day, X2: X-Men United, Catwoman, Robots, X-Men: The Last Stand, Things We Lost in the Fire

🎭James Buckley -- is 32 in the year 2019 and 33 in the year 2020; b.8/14/1987 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, English
TV Shows: The Inbetweeners (as Jay Cartwright)

🎭🎵🎸David Crosby -- is 78 in the year 2019 and 79 in the year 2020; b.8/14/1941
Hall of Famer, TV Actor, Songwriter, Guitarist, Classic Rock Singer
Names/Places: MN:Van Courtlandt; b. in Los Angeles
Group Names: The Byrds (co-founder), Crosby Stills Nash and Young, soloist
TV Shows: John Larroquette Show (as Chester the biker)

🎭🎵Antonio Fargas -- is 73 in the year 2019 and 74 in the year 2020; b.8/14/1946
Actor, Composer
TV Shows: Starsky & Hutch (as Huggy Bear), Everybody Hates Chris (as Doc)
Movie Titles: Foxy Brown, I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

🎭Yoo Jae-Suk -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.8/14/1972 N.S.
Comedian, TV Host, South Korean
TV Shows: Running Man (host)

📰🎭🏆🏀"Magic" Johnson -- is 60 in the year 2019 and 61 in the year 2020; b.8/14/1959
Hall of Famer, Commentator, TV Talk Show Host, NBA Coach, NBA Guard, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: b. in East Lansing, MI; RFN:Earvin Jr.
Misc: NBA lifetime playoff record for most assists (1,800), career 9,921; The Dream Team 1992; led Michigan St. to NCAA title in 1979 and was tourney MVP; retired on Nov. 7, 1991, stating he was HIV-positive for AIDS; returned to score 25 points in 1992 NBA All-Star game and win second MVP award; U.S. Olympic Dream Team member in '92; announced NBA comeback then retired again before start of 1992-93 season; named head coach of Lakers on Mar. 23, 1994; won first game, 110-101, over Milwaukee at sold-out LA Forum, but finished season at 5-11 and quit; later named minority owner of team; NCAA Champion (Michigan State, 1979); NCAA Tournament MOP (1979); 5x NBA Champion for the Lakers (1980,1982,1985,1987,1988); 3x NBA Finals MVP (1980, 1982, 1987); 3x NBA MVP (1987,1989,1990); 9x All-NBA First Team; Member of the "Dream Team" inducted as a unit in 2010; 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996); Lakers #32 retired, Michigan State #33 retired
Sports Teams: Michigan State (1977-1979), Los Angeles Lakers (1979-1991, 1996, and as coach 1994)

🎭🎮Mila Kunis -- is 36 in the year 2019 and 37 in the year 2020; b.8/14/1983
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Video Game Voice Actress, Ukrainian
Names/Places: Pron: MEE'-luh KOO'-nihs; RN:Milena Markovna Kunis
TV Shows: Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, That 70's Show (as Jackie Burkhardt), Family Guy (as Meg Griffin), Robot Chicken
Movie Titles: Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Max Payne, Friends With Benefits, Ted, Theodora, Oz The Great and Powerful, Black Swan, Bad Moms
Video Games: Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff

🎨Gary Larson -- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.8/14/1950
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Names/Places: b. in Tacoma, WA
Book Titles: The Far Side

🎭🎮Carl Lumbly -- is 68 in the year 2019 and 69 in the year 2020; b.8/14/1951
TV/Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Cagney and Lacey (as Mark Petrie), Going to Extremes (as Dr. Michael Norris), M.A.N.T.I.S. (as Miles Hawkins), Alias (as SD-6 / CIA Agent Marcus R. Dixon), Justice League
Movie Titles: Men of Honor
Video Games: Diablo (series), Injustice (series), Bioshock (series)

✍⛪🎭🎵Steve (Comedian) Martin -- is 74 in the year 2019 and 75 in the year 2020; b.8/14/1945
Comedy Writer, Protestant, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Banjoist
Names/Places: b. in Waco, Texas; Victoria Tennant's husband
Misc: Late 70's EXCUUUUSE ME! comedian; 1970s TV variety, frequent Saturday Night Live, Late Show and Tonight Show guest
Movie Titles: Roxanne, The Jerk, Parenthood, Man with Two Brains, Little Shop of Horrors, Pennies From Heaven, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, Lonely Guy, All of Me, Trains Boats & Planes, Three Amigos, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, L.A. Story, Father of the Bride I and II, Housesitter, Leap of Faith, Simple Twist of Fate, Sgt. Bilko, The Out of Towners, Bowfinger, Bringing Down the House, Looney Tunes Back in Action, Cheaper By The Dozen (and its sequels), Shopgirl, The Pink Panther (2006, 2009)

🎭🎵Marsai Martin -- is 15 in the year 2019 and 16 in the year 2020; b.8/14/2004 N.S.
Actress, Singer
TV Shows: black-ish

🎭Paddy McGuinness -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.8/14/1973 N.S.
Comedian, TV Host, English
TV Shows: Take Me Out (host)

🎭Lamorne Morris -- is 36 in the year 2019 and 37 in the year 2020; b.8/14/1983
Actor, Comedian, Producer
TV Shows: New Girl (as Winston Bishop)
Movie Titles: Barbershop: The Next Cut

🎨🎭Susan Olsen -- is 58 in the year 2019 and 59 in the year 2020; b.8/14/1961
Artist, Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
Misc: former KLSX talk show hostess
TV Shows: The Brady Bunch (as Cindy Brady, also in The Brady Bunch Variety Hour and The Bradys), The Brady Kids (as Cindy), Child of the '70s (as Nickel Laundry)
Movie Titles: Zombo, The Brady Bunch Movie (1995, not as Cindy), A Halloween Puppy

🎭David Schramm -- is 73 in the year 2019 and 74 in the year 2020; b.8/14/1946
TV/Movie Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1998
TV Shows: Wings (as Roy Biggins)
Movie Titles: Johnny Handsome, Let It Ride, A Shock to the System

🏆🏈Tim Tebow -- is 32 in the year 2019 and 33 in the year 2020; b.8/14/1987
NFL Quarterback, College Football Player, Phillipean
Misc: Heisman Trophy (2007), Jimmy Fallon made fun of him with his song "Tebowie".
Sports Teams: University of Florida

✍📰🎭Russell Baker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1925 N.S. d.1/21/2019 N.S. (93)
Author, Humorist, Journalist, Columnist, TV Host
Names/Places: b. in Loudoun County, Va.
Book Titles: Growing Up
TV Shows: Masterpiece Theater (host)

🎭Alice Ghostley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1926 d.9/21/2007 (81)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne
Names/Places: b. in Eve, MO
TV Shows: Jackie Gleason Show (as Agnes), Jonathan Winters Show, Bewitched (as Esmerelda), Mayberry RFD (as Alice), Temperatures Rising (as Edwina), Designing Women (as Bernice Clifton), Passions (as Matilda)

🎭Dorothy McHugh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1907 d.7/19/1995 (87)
Actress
Misc: ex-Ziegfield Follies burlesque dancer; Mrs Fletcher "I've Fallen and I Can't Get Up" woman in the ads that made a national success of a medical calling device and spawned countless spoofs

✍🎭🎵Thomas Meehan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1929 d.8/22/2017 N.S. (88)
Screenwriter, Producer, Librettist
Arts Titles: PL: Annie, The Producers, Hairspray

Ernest Lawrence Thayer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1863 d.8/21/1940 (77)
Writer, Poet
Book Titles: Casey At The Bat (1888)

🎭Robert Woolsey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1889 d.10/31/1938 (49)
Stage Actor, Comedian
Misc: Half of the (Bert) Wheeler & Woolsey slapstick comedy team of 20-30s

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✍🎭🎵Oscar Levant -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/27/1906 d.8/14/1972 (65)
Humorist, Movie Actor, Comedian, Composer, Pianist
Names/Places: b. in Pittsburgh
Movie Titles: An American In Paris

🎨✍🎭Ron Palillo -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/2/1949 d.8/14/2012 (63)
Illustrator, Children's Author, TV/Stage/Soap Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: b. in New Haven, CT
Misc: some say b. 1954
TV Shows: Welcome Back Kotter (as Arnold J. Horshack with the Aawwk aawwk aawwk laugh), One Life to Live (as Gary)

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In 1929, In a nine-inning game in the American Association, the Minneapolis Millers recorded 27…assists.

In 1942, The Pluto film, “T-Bone for Two” is released.

In 1949, “Weird Al” Yankovicʹs parents, Nick and Mary, got married. Of course, that was ten years before he was even born!

In 1954, On the cover of TV Guide: “Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis”. Other Articles: Abbott and Costello, Laurel and Hardy

In 1954, Duke Snider of Brooklyn struck out twice…in the same inning. The Dodgers beat the New York Giants, 6-5.

In 1959, Pete Runnels of Boston walked…twice…in the same inning. The Red Sox beat the Yankees, 11-6.

In 1961, R.C., “Dedicated (To The Songs I Love)” by The Three Friends peaked at #89 on the pop singles chart.

In 1961, “Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Itʹs Flavor”, by Lonnie Donegan entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1962, ABC airs a live edition of “Shelley Berman: A Personal Appearance,” the sit-down comedianʹs one-man show. Things do not run smoothly. While in the middle of one of his monologues, a phone rings loudly backstage. And although Berman is known for routines with one-sided conversations, this isnʹt one of them. The comedian gets suddenly dramatic, huffs offstage and rips the pay phone off the wall.

In 1965, R.C., “I Got You Babe” by Sonny and Cher peaked at number one on the pop singles chart; it was remade by Cher with Beavis and Butthead in 1993.

In 1969, GOLD RECORD FOR JOHNNY CASH “A BOY NAMED SUE” is certified as a million seller

In 1976, The longest softball game, 365 innings, was played in Monticello, New York. The game between Gagerʹs Diner and Bendʹn Elbow Tavern took 30 hours to play, 491-467.

In 1976, Whoʹs that over there in the shadows ripping off “Scooby Doo?” Itʹs CBSʹs “The Clue Club,” with a band of meddling kids traveling the globe with their crime-solving bloodhounds Woofer and Whimper. Both series are from Hanna Barbera Productions, who also did other teen-ghost ripoffs of their own such as “The Funky Phantom” and “Goober and the Ghost Chasers.” “Scooby” moved to ABC the following September paired-up with Dyno-Mutt.

In 1978, French TV announces a rating of “0” for a program about an Armenianʹs womanʹs 40th birthday. On opposing channels a Napoleanic drama has pulled in a 67 share, while another show grabbed the remaining 33 percent of the viewing public.

In 1978, COVER OF PEOPLE CARRIE FISHER and DARTH VADER

In 1979, Rainbow seen in Northern Wales for a three hours duration.

In 1980, The 1979 movie “Life of Brian” opened in movie theaters in Germany.

In 1981, “Sanford”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC.

In 1982, Bill Neal became the first person to paddle a bathtub across the English Channel, crossing 21 miles from Dover to Cap Griz in 13½ hours. He used a single oar to paddle his steel bathtub. In order to avoid being arrested by French authorites who arrest people arriving on their shores in unconventional craft, Neal registered his tub with Lloyds of London as an ocean-going graft.

In 1991, Comedian Jackie Mason marries his manager Jyll Rosenfeld (37).

In 1994, Space telescope Hubble photographs Uranus with rings.

In 1995, “Alapalooza, The Videos” video by “Weird Al” Yankovic was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1995, “Weird Al in 3-D” album by “Weird Al” Yankovic was certified Platinum by the RIAA

In 1999, “Digimon: Digital Monsters” began airing on Fox

In 2012, “The Burn with Jeff Ross” began airing on Comedy Central

In 2012, Ron Palillo, the actor best known as the nerdy high school student Arnold Horshack on the 1970s sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter,” died in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, at age 63.

In 2017, “Wacky Races” returned to be airing new episodes on Boomerang/Boomerang SVOD.

In 2019, The movies “Blinded By the Light” and “The Angry Birds Movie 2” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1948, “Woody Woodpecker” by Kay Kyser / Gloria Wood charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “Woody Woodpecker” by Sportsmen / Mel Blanc charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “William Tell Overture (Feedlebaum)” by Spike Jones And His City Slickers Featuring Doodles Weaver charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “The Maharajah Of Magador” by Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Featuring Ziggy Talent charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1954, “This Ole House” by Rosemary Clooney charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “I'm Henry VIII I Am” by Herman's Hermits charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “I Want Candy” by Strangeloves charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Like A Rolling Stone” by Bob Dylan charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “You Turn Me On (Turn On Song)” by Ian Whitcomb And Bluesville charted at number 45 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Liar, Liar” by Castaways charted at number 96 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Signs” by Five Man Electrical Band charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Chirpy Chirpy, Cheep Cheep” by Mac And Katie Kissoon charted at number 51 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Saturday Morning Confusion” by Bobby Russell charted at number 52 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey” by Paul McCartney charted at number 65 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Hey Shirley (This Is Squirrely)” by Shirley And Squirrely charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Don't Touch Me There” by The Tubes charted at number 61 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Disco Duck” by Rick Dees And His Cast Of Idiots charted at number 89 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Vacation” by The Go-Go's charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Out Of Work” by Gary U.S. Bonds charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Who Can It Be Now?” by Men At Work charted at number 24 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Valley Girl” by Frank Zappa With Moon Unit Zappa charted at number 46 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “She Got The Goldmine (I Got The Shaft)” by Jerry Reed charted at number 62 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Workin' For A Livin'” by Huey Lewis And The News charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Hooked On Swing” by Larry Elgart And His Manhattan Swing Orchestra charted at number 87 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Insane In The Brain” by Cypress Hill charted at number 30 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Creep” by Radiohead charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Pets” by Porno For Pyros charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Dur dur d'être bébé! (It's Tough To Be A Baby)” by Jordy charted at number 96 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “All Star” by Smash Mouth charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Girls Lie Too” by Terri Clark charted at number 51 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Save A Horse (Ride A Cowboy)” by Big And Rich charted at number 60 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Redneck Woman” by Gretchen Wilson charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1965, “Wooly Bully” by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs charted at number 15 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “I Want Candy” by Brian Poole And The Tremeloes charted at number 28 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Goodbye” by Peter Cook And Dudley Moore charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Ballad Of Spotty Muldoon” by Peter Cook charted at number 48 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Chirpy Chirpy, Cheep Cheep” by Middle Of The Road charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys charted at number 44 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “One Piece At A Time” by Johnny Cash And The Tennessee Three charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Driving In My Car” by Madness charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “My Girl Lollipop” by Bad Manners charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Clapping Song / Blame” by The Belle Stars charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Da Da Da I Don't Love You You Don't Love Me Aha Aha Aha” by Trio charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Arthur Daley ('E's Alright)” by The Firm (U.K.) charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Chalk Dust (The Umpire Strikes Back)” by The Brat charted at number 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “John Wayne Is Big Leggy” by Haysi Fantayzee charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “I Eat Cannibals (Part 1)” by Toto Coelo charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Iko Iko” by Natasha charted at number 52 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Wot!” by Captain Sensible charted at number 56 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Murphy's Law” by Cheri charted at number 71 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Happy Talk” by Captain Sensible charted at number 74 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Anarchy In The U.K.” by Green Jelly charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Outerspace Girl” by The Beloved charted at number 38 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Insane In The Brain” by Cypress Hill charted at number 53 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “The Rodeo Song” by Garry Lee And Showdown charted at number 59 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Double Double Dutch” by Dope Smugglaz charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Lou Bega charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “All Star” by Smash Mouth charted at number 41 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “DooDah!” by Cartoons charted at number 48 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)” by Baz Luhrmann charted at number 51 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Flat Beat” by Mr. Oizo charted at number 60 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Dragostea Din Teï” by O-Zone charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2010, “We No Speak Americano” by Yolanda Be Cool And DCUP charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2010, “Birdhouse In Your Soul” by They Might Be Giants charted at number 72 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1965, “(Do) The Hucklebuck / I Ran All The Way Home” by Brendan Bowyer charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Chick-A-Boom (Don't Ya Jes' Love It)” by Daddy Dewdrop charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “I.O.U. / Let's Pick Up The Pieces” by Jimmy Dean charted at number 23 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Welcome Back / Warm Baby” by John Sebastian charted at number 25 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody / I'm In Love With My Car” by Queen charted at number 82 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Put Another Log On The Fire (Male Chauvinist National Anthem) / Slap Your Draughty Blue Jeans” by Bill And Boyd charted at number 91 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Don't Touch Me There / Proud To Be an American” by The Tubes charted at number 96 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Sixteen Tons / Who I Really Am” by The Don Harrison Band charted at number 97 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “I Know What Boys Like / It's My Car” by The Waitresses charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “House Of Fun / Don't Look Back” by Madness charted at number 24 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Mickey / Hanging Around” by Toni Basil charted at number 25 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Don't Talk To Strangers / Comic Book Heroes / I'm Your Superman” by Rick Springfield charted at number 32 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Vacation / Beatnik Beach” by The Go-Go's charted at number 46 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Out of Work / Bring Her Back” by Gary U.S. Bonds charted at number 77 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight / Rhythm, Movement And Throbbing” by Tight Fit charted at number 95 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Words / I Like Boys” by Missing Persons charted at number 97 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “I Want Candy / Cowboy” by Bow Wow Wow charted at number 98 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Push Th' Little Daisies” by Ween charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Three Little Pigs” by Green Jellÿ charted at number 22 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “All Star” by Smash Mouth charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 37 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Spider-Man Theme” by Michael Bublé charted at number 24 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2010, “We No Speak Americano” by Yolanda Be Cool And DCUP charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1976, “Gumboots” by Fred Dagg (John Clarke) charted at number 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “The Wombling Song” by The Wombles charted at number 30 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 31 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Iko Iko” by The Belle Stars charted at number 35 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Da Da Da I Don't Love You You Don't Love Me Aha Aha Aha” by Trio charted at number 41 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Three Little Pigs” by Green Jellÿ charted at number 5 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Dur dur d'être bébé! (It's Tough To Be A Baby)” by Jordy charted at number 20 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Jimmy Olsen's Blues” by Spin Doctors charted at number 23 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 7 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Tarzan And Jane” by Toy-Box charted at number 33 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2010, “We No Speak Americano” by Yolanda Be Cool And DCUP charted at number 3 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1993, “Three Little Pigs” by Green Jellÿ charted at number 5 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Lou Bega charted at number 1 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “We're Going To Ibiza!” by Vengaboys charted at number 3 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 8 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)” by Baz Luhrmann charted at number 23 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 33 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” by Eiffel 65 charted at number 40 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Best Friend” by Toy-Box charted at number 41 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1982, “Da da da ich weiß Bescheid, du weißt Bescheid” by Frank Zander charted at number 3 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Da da da ich lieb dich nicht du liebst mich nicht aha aha aha” by Trio charted at number 13 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “The Jungle Book Groove” by Disney Cast charted at number 13 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by Rewind Featuring Madame Denise charted at number 25 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Lou Bega charted at number 1 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” by Eiffel 65 charted at number 2 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 6 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “The Rigga-Ding-Dong-Song” by Passion Fruit charted at number 9 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “We're Going To Ibiza!” by Vengaboys charted at number 16 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Funky Cold Medina 'Y2K” by Tone Loc meets ZZ Bros. charted at number 32 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1965, “Wooly Bully” by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs charted at number 3 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Hocus Pocus” by Focus charted at number 18 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Chalk Dust (The Umpire Strikes Back)” by The Brat charted at number 3 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Beatles Movie Medley” by The Beatles charted at number 34 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Happy Talk” by Captain Sensible charted at number 44 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “I Want Candy” by Bow Wow Wow charted at number 46 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Three Little Pigs” by Green Jellÿ charted at number 24 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Macarena [1993]” by Los del Rio charted at number 26 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Supermodel (You Better Work)” by RuPaul charted at number 39 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “The Jungle Book Groove” by Disney Cast charted at number 47 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Lou Bega charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” by Eiffel 65 charted at number 2 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “We're Going To Ibiza!” by Vengaboys charted at number 20 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Best Friend” by Toy-Box charted at number 29 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Witch Doctor” by Cartoons charted at number 35 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)” by Baz Luhrmann charted at number 39 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Tarzan And Jane” by Toy-Box charted at number 56 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “All Star” by Smash Mouth charted at number 57 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 91 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1993, “Les boules” by Jordy charted at number 45 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” by Eiffel 65 charted at number 1 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Lou Bega charted at number 5 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 6 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “We're Going To Ibiza!” by Vengaboys charted at number 25 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 39 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Flat Beat” by Mr. Oizo charted at number 84 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Hi! My Name Is” by Eminem charted at number 99 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1971, “Chirpy Chirpy, Cheep Cheep” by Middle Of The Road charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Da da da ich lieb dich nicht du liebst mich nicht aha aha aha” by Trio charted at number 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Der Kommissar” by Falco charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Lou Bega charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” by Eiffel 65 charted at number 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “We're Going To Ibiza!” by Vengaboys charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)” by Baz Luhrmann charted at number 15 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1971, “Chirpy Chirpy, Cheep Cheep” by Middle Of The Road charted at number 4 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Da da da ich weiß Bescheid, du weißt Bescheid” by Frank Zander charted at number 3 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Down Under” by Men At Work charted at number 5 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Ça plane pour moi” by Leila K. charted at number 38 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Lou Bega charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” by Eiffel 65 charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 4 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “We're Going To Ibiza!” by Vengaboys charted at number 8 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “The Rigga-Ding-Dong-Song” by Passion Fruit charted at number 9 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 30 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)” by Baz Luhrmann charted at number 50 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs August 14, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Fri Aug the 14 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 227 of the year
Serialnumber = 44045
Julian date = 2459064 O.S.= 8 - 1 - 2020

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[Yukon] Klondike Gold Day (1896)
[USA] 60s Music Appreciation Weekend (Woodstock 8-15-17-1969) (prop by D.T.)
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Week (Day 6)
Don't Wait...Celebrate Week (Day 6)
National Apple Week (Day 6)
[Arkansas] World War II Memorial Day (1945)
[Bahrain] Independence Day (1971)
[Chicago] Bud Billiken Day-honors children (1923)
[Liechtenstein] Prince Franz-Joseph Day
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[USA] Atlantic Charter Day; US & UK agree on war aims (1941)
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