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Demented Datebooks: Comedy Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name August 24

Last Updated 09-06-2019

🎭🎵Reathal Bean -- is 77 in the year 2019 and 78 in the year 2020; b.8/24/1942
Actor, Novelty Singer
Group Names: The Doonesbury Break Crew (lead rapper)
Movie Titles: Dancer in the Dark, Almost Famous, Cocktail, The Nanny Diaries

🎵🎸Mark "Bedders" Bedford -- is 58 in the year 2019 and 59 in the year 2020; b.8/24/1961 N.S.
Composer/Songwriter, Alternative Rock Bassist, Ska Musician, English
Group Names: Madness

🎭Adam Blampied -- is 32 in the year 2019 and 33 in the year 2020; b.8/24/1987 N.S.
Comedian, English

🎭Dave Chappelle -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.8/24/1973 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Producer
TV Shows: Chappelle's Show
Movie Titles: Half Baked, You've Got Mail

🎭🎮🎵Grey DeLisle -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.8/24/1973 N.S.
Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress, Video Game Voice Actress, Singer
Names/Places: aka: Grey Griffin
Misc: prolific voice actress since the 1990s; far too many notable works to list!
TV Shows: Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy, The Replacements, Scooby-Doo, The Fairly Odd Parents, Phineas and Ferb, Winx Club, Gravity Falls, The Loud House, Mighty Magiswords, WordGirl, Turbo FAST
Movie Titles: Avatar
Video Games: Batman: Arkham City

🎭Kevin Dunn -- is 63 in the year 2019 and 64 in the year 2020; b.8/24/1956
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: JAG (as Admiral A.Z. Brovo), Samantha Who?, Code Black (as Dr. Taylor), Veep (as Ben Cafferty)
Movie Titles: Warrior, Transformers (series), Vicky Cristina Barcelona, Small Soldiers (voice), Godzilla

✍🎭Stephen Fry -- is 62 in the year 2019 and 63 in the year 2020; b.8/24/1957
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Producer, English
TV Shows: QI (host)
Movie Titles: V for Vendetta, Sherlock Homles: A Game of Shadows, Alice in Wonderland (2010)

🎭Rupert Grint -- is 31 in the year 2019 and 32 in the year 2020; b.8/24/1988
Actor, English
Movie Titles: Harry Potter (movies as Ron Weasley)

🎭Steve Guttenberg -- is 61 in the year 2019 and 62 in the year 2020; b.8/24/1958 N.S.
Actor, Producer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: Billy (as Billy Fisher), No Soap-Radio
Movie Titles: Police Academy (series), Short Circuit, Three Men & a Baby, Cocoon, It Takes Two (movie), Home For The Holidays

✍🎭Craig Kilborn -- is 57 in the year 2019 and 58 in the year 2020; b.8/24/1962
Writer, Actor, Comedian, TV Talk Show Host, Producer
TV Shows: The Daily Show, The Late Late Show

🎮Hideo Kojima -- is 56 in the year 2019 and 57 in the year 2020; b.8/24/1963 N.S.
Video Game Designer, Japanese
Misc: founder of Kojima Productions
Video Games: Metal Gear (series), Zone of the Enders, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

🎭Jennifer Lien -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.8/24/1974
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Men in Black: The Series, Phenom (as Roanne), Star Trek: Voyager (as Kes, an Ocampa)
Movie Titles: American History X, SLC Punk!

🎭Hal Miller -- is 86 in the year 2019 and 87 in the year 2020; b.8/24/1933 N.S.
Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: aka: Harold Miller
TV Shows: Sesame Street (as Gordon Robinson)

🎭Barret Oliver -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.8/24/1973
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1989
Movie Titles: Cocoon, Frankenweenie, Cocoon: The Return, The Never Ending Story

🎭Joe Regalbuto -- is 70 in the year 2019 and 71 in the year 2020; b.8/24/1949
Actor, Director
TV Shows: The Associates, Knots Landing (as Harry Fisher), Street Hawk, Murphy Brown (as Frank Fontana), George Lopez (director)
Movie Titles: Missing, Raw Deal

🎨✍🎵Mason Williams -- is 81 in the year 2019 and 82 in the year 2020; b.8/24/1938
Photographer, Author, Comedy Writer, Composer, Songwriter, Folk Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Abilene, Texas
Misc: some say b. 1936
Song Titles: Classical Gas
TV Shows: Andy Williams Show (writer), Glen Campbell Show (writer), Smothers Brothers (regular and writer), Pat Paulsen Show (writer), Saturday Night Live (writer)

🎭Kenny (Star Wars) Baker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/24/1934 d.8/13/2016 N.S. (81)
Actor, English
Movie Titles: Flash Gordon, The Elephant Man, Star Wars (series as R2-D2), Time Bandits

🎭Jerry Damon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/24/1927 d.1/24/1979 (51)
Actor, Announcer
TV Shows: That Was the Week That Was

🎭Durward Kirby -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/24/1912 d.3/15/2000 (87)
Radio Actor, TV Host, Variety Show Host, Announcer
Names/Places: b. in Covington, Kentucky
TV Shows: Garry Moore Show (as the lanky sidekick on Garry's TV & Radio shows), Candid Camera (cohost)

🎭Charles Rocket -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/24/1949 d.10/7/2005 (56)
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Moonlighting (semi-regular), Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update (anchor & regular 1980-81, the 1st SNL member fired from NY for saying the 'f' word live just happened to be a Rocket!)

🎭🎵Hal Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/24/1916 d.1/28/1994 (77)
TV/Movie/Radio Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Singer
TV Shows: Disney (as Goofy, Jiminy Cricket, Winnie the Pooh, etc.), The Andy Griffith Show (as Otis Campbell the town drunk)

🎵Jimmy Soul -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/24/1942 d.6/25/1988 (45)
Gospel Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Song Titles: If You Wanna Be Happy

🎭Jerry Clower -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/28/1926 d.8/24/1998 (71)
Comedian
Misc: Country Comedian; b. Aug 28?
TV Shows: Nashville on the Road

🎭Mary Jane Croft -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/15/1916 d.8/24/1999 (83)
TV/Radio Actress
Names/Places: Elliot Lewis' wife
TV Shows: Our Miss Brooks (as Miss Daisy Enright), People's Choice (as voice of Cleo the dog), Ozzie & Harriet (as Clara Randolph), I Love Lucy (as Betty Ramsey 1957), Lucy Show (as Mary Jane Lewis), Here's Lucy (as Mary Jane Lewis)

📰🎭Robin Leach -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/29/1941 N.S. d.8/24/2018 N.S. (76)
Journalist, TV Host, Producer, English
Names/Places: b. in London, England
TV Shows: Fame Fortune & Romance, Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous, Runaway with the Rich & Famous
Movie Titles: She-Devil, Maxed Out, Troop Beverly Hills

🎭🎵Jay Thomas -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/12/1948 d.8/24/2017 N.S. (69)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Producer, Radio Disc Jock
Names/Places: RFN:John
Misc: Power 106 D.J. 1980s-90s
TV Shows: Mork & Mindy (as Remo DaVinci), Cheers (as Eddie LeBec), Murphy Brown (as Jerry Gold), Married People (as Russell Meyers), Love & War (as Jack Styne)
Movie Titles: Mr. Holland's Opus, Dragonfly, The Santa Clause 2

🎭🎵Phil Baker -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.8/24/1896 or 8/26/1896 N.S. d.11/30/1963 (67)
Movie Actor, Radio Actor, Comedian, Vaudevillan, Songwriter
Misc: host of "Take It or Leave It" on NBC Radio (1941-1947); popular old time radio personality who partnered with Ben Bernie; some say b. 1898; sources can't agree on date of birth

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In 1869, The Waffle Iron was patented by Cornelius Swarthout. The next day, the Waffle Whiffer snatches all the waffles made.

In 1894, Chicago catcher William “Pop” Schriver becomes the first player to catch a ball dropped from the top of the Washington Monument.

In 1910, Billy Sullivan snags three baseballs dropped by batterymate Ed Walsh from atop the 555-foot Washington Momument. The White Sox catcher, feeling the 200-to-300 pound force the objects gain in their vertical descent, nixes the idea of trying to catch a ball tossed from a plane.

In 1941, During a double-header against the Cardinals, a ragtag group of five 'musicians', dubbed the Dodger SymPhony by announcer Red Barber, makes their Ebbets Fieldʹs debut. This band, in which none of the members can read music, performs their zany antics at all evening and weekend games.

In 1945, The Pluto film, “The Legend of Coyote Rock” is released.

In 1955, “My Little Margie”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC.

In 1963, R.C., “Danke Schoen” by Wayne Newton peaked at #13 on the pop singles chart.

In 1963, R.C., “Hello Mudduh, Hello Fudduh! (A Letter From Camp)” by Allan Sherman peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.

In 1965, TVʹs Where The Action Is Appearing: Impressions (Itʹs All Right), Detergents (Leader of the Laundermat).

In 1968, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of Star Trek: Deforest Kelley, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy”. Other Articles: Clint Eastwood, Edd Byrnes

In 1968, R.C., “Journey To The Center Of The Mind” by The Amboy Dukes peaked at #16 on the pop singles chart.

In 1969, Morning: John Lennon writes “Cold Turkey.” Afternoon: John rehearses “Cold Turkey.” Evening: John records “Cold Turkey.” Midnight: John dreams of “Cold Turkey.” Next morning: John sick of “Cold Turkey.”

In 1969, The film version of Arlo Guthrieʹs song “Aliceʹs Restaurant” opened in Los Angeles and New York.

In 1972, “My Three Sons”, TV Comedy; last aired on CBS.

In 1974, R.C., “Wildwood Weed” by Jim Stafford peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart.

In 1974, “The Streak” single by Ray Stevens was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1977, Johnny Paycheck records the David Allan Coe-penned “Take This Job And Shove It” at Nashvilleʹs Columbia Recording Studio

In 1978, Barnes and Barnes (Bill Mumy and Robert Haymer) recorded the all-time demented classic “Fish Heads.”

In 1979, “The Facts Of Life”, TV Comedy; debut on NBC. Starred Charlotte Rae, Lisa Whelchel, Mindy Cohn, Kim Fields, and four other girls including Molly Ringwald who lasted only a season plus the four summer episodes, so they replaced the rest with Nancy McKeon from 1980 on and it stayed on for an unbelievable 10 seasons (counting the 1978-79 summer run as the first)! Housekeeper Edna Garrett moves on up to the “Eastland side” to a deluxe girls prep school to serve as housemother and teach “The Facts Of Life.”

In 1985, R.C., “You Look Marverlos” by Billy Crystal peaked at #58 on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, PBS is threatened with a lawsuit if they use a banana to demonstrate how to use a condom during an AIDS special. Itʹs not a fundamentalist group protesting, but Robert Moore, president of the International Banana Association.

In 1990, Sinead OʹConnor banned the “Star Spangled Banner” from her show in New Jersey and was sneered with boos from the audience louder than the boos while Roseanne was singing it the month before.

In 1993, “Insane In The Brain” single by Cypress Hill was certified Gold by the RIAA. Not a demented song, but the title sure is demented. the great Luke Ski parodied it into a tribute to the WB cartoon “Pinky and the Brain.”

In 1995, The most over-hyped operating system upgrade ever was released: Microsoft Windows 95. Windows 95 was rumored to be run under MS DOS Seven in some computer magazines. Microsoft also purchased the rights to use the Rolling Stonesʹ “Start Me Up” for a reported $12 million.

In 1996, On the cover of TV Guide: “William Shatner OR Patrick Stewart OR Kate Mulgrew OR Avery Brooks”. Other Articles: Star Trek Turns 30. Collect all four covers!

In 1999, “A Little Bit Of Mambo” album by Lou Bega was released

In 2001, “Grim and Evil” began airing on Cartoon Network

In 2006, The International Astronomical Union declared that Pluto was no longer a full-fledged planet, demoting it to the status of a “dwarf planet”; Patricia Tombaugh, the widow of Pluto discoverer Clyde Tombaugh, called the decision “disappointing” and “confusing.”

In 2011, Steve Jobs, co-founder and chief executive officer of Apple Incorporated, resigned, telling his companyʹs board he could “no longer meet my duties and expectations.” Jobs, 56, who stayed on as chairman, had battled cancer for several years. He died October 5, 2011.

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1946, “The Gypsy” by The Ink Spots charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1946, “Doin' What Comes Naturally” by Dinah Shore charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1946, “Choo Choo Ch' Boogie” by Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Short Fat Fannie” by Larry Williams charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Flying Saucer The 2nd” by Buchanan And Goodman charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Little Darlin'” by The Diamonds charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “School Day (Ring! Ring! Goes The Bell)” by Chuck Berry charted at number 70 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Rockin' Pneumonia (and The Boogie Woogie Flu)” by Huey (Piano) Smith And The Clowns charted at number 79 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp)” by Allan Sherman charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Wipe Out” by The Surfaris charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Surf City” by Jan And Dean charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Martian Hop” by Ran-Dells charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “1,2,3 Red Light” by 1910 Fruitgum Company charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Mr. Businessman” by Ray Stevens charted at number 50 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Harper Valley P.T.A.” by Jeannie C. Riley charted at number 81 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Bring Back Those Rockabye Baby Days” by Tiny Tim charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Night Chicago Died” by Paper Lace charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Eric Clapton charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wildwood Weed” by Jim Stafford charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wild Thing” by Fancy charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Clap For The Wolfman” by The Guess Who charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Earache My Eye” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wombling Summer Party” by The Wombles charted at number 61 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by The Beach Boys charted at number 74 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Moonlight Special” by Ray Stevens charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Billy, Don't Be A Hero” by Bo Donaldson And The Heywoods charted at number 100 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 17 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Smokin' In The Boys Room” by Mötley Crüe charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “You Look Marvelous” by Fernando (Billy Crystal) charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “19” by Paul Hardcastle charted at number 61 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “The Goonies 'R' Good Enough” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 100 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Low Rider (On The Boulevard)” by Latin Alliance Featuring War charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)” by Los del Rio charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los Del Mar charted at number 75 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Redneck Games” by Jeff Foxworthy And Alan Jackson charted at number 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “Ten Rounds With José Cuervo” by Tracy Byrd charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)” by Brad Paisley charted at number 82 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 31 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1957, “Little Darlin'” by The Diamonds charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Wipe Out” by The Surfaris charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Deck Of Cards” by Wink Martindale charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Surf City” by Jan And Dean charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by The Beach Boys charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Fire” by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Yummy, Yummy, Yummy” by Ohio Express charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Here Comes The Judge” by Pigmeat Markham charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Here Comes The Judge” by Shorty Long charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Laurel And Hardy” by The Equals charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Eric Clapton charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Carl Douglas charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “My Girl Bill” by Jim Stafford charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Banana Rock” by The Wombles charted at number 46 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Living On Video” by Trans-X charted at number 28 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “My Toot Toot” by Denise LaSalle charted at number 37 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Smokin' In The Boys Room” by Mötley Crüe charted at number 71 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Three Lions” by David Baddiel And Frank Skinner With The Lightning Seeds charted at number 37 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 68 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 76 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1957, “Little Darlin'” by The Diamonds charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “School Day (Ring! Ring! Goes The Bell)” by Chuck Berry charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Surf City” by Jan And Dean charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Wipe Out / Surfer Joe” by The Surfaris charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Whiskey On A Sunday (The Puppet Song) / The Orange And The Green” by The Irish Rovers charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Yummy, Yummy, Yummy” by Ohio Express charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “The Unicorn” by The Irish Rovers charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Here Comes The Judge” by Shorty Long charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Billy, Don't Be A Hero / Celia” by Paper Lace charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Streak / You've Got The Music Inside” by Ray Stevens charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Midnight At The Oasis / Any Old Time” by Maria Muldaur charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “My Girl Bill / I May Never Pass This Way Again” by Cash Backman charted at number 23 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “My Girl Bill / L.A. Mamma” by Jim Stafford charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Too Pooped To Pop / She, Tell Me What To Do” by The La De Da's charted at number 31 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Do The Spunky Monkey / My Daddy Was A Song And Dance Man” by Digby Richards charted at number 62 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wild Thing / Fancy” by Fancy charted at number 67 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Night Chicago Died / Can You Get It When You Want It” by Paper Lace charted at number 93 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “The Goonies 'R' Good Enough” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Like A Surgeon” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 41 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “The Grease Megamix” by John Travolta And Olivia Newton-John charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “People Are Still Having Sex” by LaTour charted at number 25 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Rush” by Big Audio Dynamite II charted at number 50 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Mother Mother” by Tracy Bonham charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los Del Mar Featuring Pedro Castano charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Dune Buggy” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 24 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1985, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 10 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “19” by Paul Hardcastle charted at number 17 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “The Goonies 'R' Good Enough” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 28 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “My Toot Toot” by Jean Knight charted at number 29 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “My Toot Toot” by Denise LaSalle charted at number 37 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 26 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los Del Mar Featuring Pedro Castano charted at number 47 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 7 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “19” by Paul Hardcastle charted at number 8 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 9 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1991, “Bobby Brown” by Frank Zappa charted at number 2 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Do The Limbo Dance” by David Hasselhoff charted at number 6 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 13 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Soldier Soldier” by Captain Jack charted at number 28 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1968, “Fire” by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown charted at number 8 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Night Chicago Died” by Paper Lace charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Wall Street Shuffle” by 10cc charted at number 14 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Eric Clapton charted at number 24 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “19” by Paul Hardcastle charted at number 30 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “My Toot Toot” by Denise LaSalle charted at number 47 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 49 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 41 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Are You Lonesome Tonight? (Laughing Version)” by Elvis Presley charted at number 62 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Holiday Rap '91” by M.C. Miker 'G' And Deejay Sven charted at number 90 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Soldier Soldier” by Captain Jack charted at number 16 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 2 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “19” by Paul Hardcastle charted at number 24 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 3 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los Del Mar Featuring Pedro Castano charted at number 6 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Captain Jack” by Captain Jack charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1968, “Yummy, Yummy, Yummy” by Ohio Express charted at number 9 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Rock Me Amadeus” by Falco charted at number 4 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 5 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “19” by Paul Hardcastle charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “My Toot Toot” by Rockin' Sidney charted at number 9 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “My Toot Toot” by Denise LaSalle charted at number 16 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Bobby Brown” by Frank Zappa charted at number 19 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 7 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Soldier Soldier” by Captain Jack charted at number 28 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 35 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

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This is day 237 of the year
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Julian date = 2459074 O.S.= 8 - 11 - 2020

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Saint Bartholomew Feast Day
Be Kind to Humankind Week (Day 2)/Motorist Consideration Monday
National Religious Software Week (Day 2)
[Liberia] Flag Day (1847)
[Sierra Leone] President's Birthday
Fall of Rome Day (410 A.D.)
Volcano Eruption Awareness Day
Windows 95 Birthday

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Astrological sign: Leo: The Lion (7-23 thru 8-22); Ruling Planet: Sun. Element: Fire. Traits: Forceful, generous, creative, well-organized. Body part associated with this sign: The heart. Occupations: Supervisor, actor, king, activities requiring physical strength, bartender.
Astrological sign: Virgo: The Virgin (8-23 thru 9-22); Symbol: The Virgin. Ruling Planet: Mercury. Element: Earth. Traits: Analytical, discriminating, modest, neat. Body part associated with this sign: The belly. Occupations: Editor, medicine, chemistry, research, accounting.
Flowers: gladiolus and poppy
Gems: sardonyx and peridot
Full Moon: Sturgeon Moon and Barley Moon?
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
Hurricane Season Months in the West (June 1-Oct 31)
American Artists Appreciation Month
Architecture Month
Breastfeeding Month
Fall of Empires Month
Foot Health Month
National Canning Month
National Catfish Month
National Golf Month
National HAIRitage Month
National Parks Month
National Sandwich Month
National Water Quality Month
Psychic Month
Romance Awareness Month
Science, Medicine and Technology Books Month
Zeta Draconid meteor shower, radiant in Draco (thru 8-31)
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