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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for September 16

Last Updated 09-17-2020

✍🎭🎵Jules Bass -- is 85 in the year 2020 and 86 in the year 2021; b.9/16/1935 N.S.
Author, Producer/Director, Composer, Lyricist
Misc: Rankin/Bass productions with Arthur Rankin Jr.; best known as a co-director and producer of a wide array of stop motion animated features and specials.
Book Titles: Herb the Vegetarian Dragon (series)
Movie Titles: The Daydreamer, Mad Monster Party

🎭🎵Russ Abbot -- is 73 in the year 2020 and 74 in the year 2021; b.9/16/1947 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Music Figure, English
TV Shows: Russ Abbot's Saturday Madhouse, September Song, Last of the Summer Wine, Boomers

🎭Ed Begley Jr. -- is 71 in the year 2020 and 72 in the year 2021; b.9/16/1949
Actor, Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; son of Ed Sr.
TV Shows: Roll Out, St. Elsewhere (as Dr. Victor Erlich), Parenthood (as Gil Buckman), 7th Heaven (as Dr. Hank Hastings), Stateside
Movie Titles: Pineapple Express, Ghostbusters (2016), This Is Spinal Tap

🎵David Bellamy -- is 70 in the year 2020 and 71 in the year 2021; b.9/16/1950
Songwriter, Keyboardist, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Darby, FL
Misc: some say b. 1945
Group Names: The Bellamy Brothers
Song Titles: Spiders and Snakes (songwriter for Jim Stafford)

🎭Christopher Rich -- is 67 in the year 2020 and 68 in the year 2021; b.9/16/1953 N.S.
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: The Charmings (as Eric Charming), George Carlin Show (as Dr. Neil Beck), Murphy Brown (as Miller Redfield), Reba (as Brock Hart), Melissa and Joey (as Russell Burke / Rutherford)
Movie Titles: Archie: To Riverdale and Back Again

🎭Kurt Fuller -- is 67 in the year 2020 and 68 in the year 2021; b.9/16/1953
Actor
Movie Titles: Midnight in Paris, The Pursuit of Happyness, Anger Management, Ghostbusters II, Scary Movie

🎭Lenny Clarke -- is 67 in the year 2020 and 68 in the year 2021; b.9/16/1953 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Producer
TV Shows: Rescue Me, Lenny (star), John Larroquette (as Officer Adam Hampton), Sirens
Movie Titles: Rounders, A Series of Unfortunate Events, "Me, Myself and Irene"

🎭🏆Jennifer Tilly -- is 62 in the year 2020 and 63 in the year 2021; b.9/16/1958
TV/Movie Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Poker Player, Canadian
TV Shows: Key West (as Savannah), Family Guy (as Bonnie Swanson)
Movie Titles: Bound, Monsters Inc., Liar Liar, Seed of Chucky

🎭Jayne Brook -- is 60 in the year 2020 and 61 in the year 2021; b.9/16/1960
TV/Movie Actress
TV Shows: Sirens (as Sarah Berkezchuk), Chicago Hope (as Dr. Diane Grad)
Movie Titles: Gattaca, Kindergarten Cop, Don't Tell the Mom the Babysitter's Dead

✍🎭Mary Coustas -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.9/16/1964
Writer, Actress, Comedienne, Personality, Australian
Movie Titles: Greeks on the Roof, Hercules Returns, Acropolis Now

🎭Molly Shannon -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.9/16/1964
TV/Movie Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (1995-2001)
Movie Titles: How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000), Hotel Transylvania, Never Been Kissed, Superstar: Dare to Dream, Igor

🎭Amy Poehler -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.9/16/1971
Comic Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live, Parks and Recreation (as Leslie Knope), The Awesomes (as Jaclyn)
Movie Titles: Inside Out, Sisters, Mean Girls, Blades of Glory, Wet Hot American Summer, Baby Mama

🎭Madeline Zima -- is 35 in the year 2020 and 36 in the year 2021; b.9/16/1985
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: The Nanny (as Grace Sheffield), Californication (as Mia Lewis)
Movie Titles: A Cinderella Story, The Hand That Rocks The Cradle

🎭🎵Marquerite Farrell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/16/1888 d.1/26/1951 (62)
Comic Actor, Vaudevillan, Dancer, Singer

🎨✍H. A. Rey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/16/1898 d.8/26/1977 (78)
Illustrator, Children's Author
Names/Places: RFN:Hans
Misc: co-created Curious George with wife Margaret; popular constellation books
Book Titles: Curious George (series)

🎭Allen Funt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/16/1914 d.9/5/1999 (84)
Variety Show Host
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: Candid Camera (master & creator)

🎨Art Sansom -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/16/1920 d.7/4/1991 (70)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Book Titles: The Born Loser

🎵🎷Jon Hendricks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/16/1921 d.11/22/2017 N.S. (96)
Lyricist, Songwriter, Jazz Singer
Group Names: Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross

🎵B. B. King -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/16/1925 N.S. d.5/14/2015 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, Composer, Singer/Guitarist, Blues Performer, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer
Names/Places: b. in Ita Bena, MS; Initials stand for The Beale St. 'Blues Boy'; RFN:Riley B.
Group Names: soloist, The Beale Streeters
TV Shows: The Associates (theme singer)

🎭Bella Emberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/16/1937 N.S. d.1/12/2018 N.S. (80)
Comic Actress, English
Misc: her television career spanned 60 years
TV Shows: The Benny Hill Show, The Russ Abbot Show
Movie Titles: "The History of the World, Part 1"

🎭🎵🎷Mamie Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/26/1883 N.S. d.9/16/1946 N.S. (63)
Hall of Famer, Actress, Vaudevillaness, Dancer, Pianist, Blues Singer, Jazz Singer

🎭🎵Louise Groody -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/27/1897 N.S. d.9/16/1961 N.S. (64)
Stage Actress, Comic Actress, Dancer, Singer

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🎭Fred Quimby -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/31/1886 N.S. d.9/16/1965 N.S. (79)
Cartoon Producer
Movie Titles: Tom and Jerry (theatrical cartoon shorts)

🎭Samuel Z. Arkoff -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/12/1918 d.9/16/2001 (83)
Film Executive, Movie Producer
Movie Titles: I Was a Teenage Werewolf, Beach Blanket Bingo

🎭James Gregory -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/23/1911 d.9/16/2002 (90)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: The Lawless Years (as Barney), Paul Lynde Show (as TR Scott), Barney Miller (as Insp. Luger), Detective School (as Nick Hannigan)

🎭Ron Landry -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/24/1934 d.9/16/2002 (67)
Comedian, Radio Talk Show Host
Misc: of Hudson and Landry team

📰🎭🎵Sheb Wooley -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/10/1921 d.9/16/2003 (82)
Publisher, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Songwriter, Radio Disc Jock, Bandleader, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Erick, OK; RFN:Shelby F., Comic as Ben Colder
Song Titles: The Purple People Eater
TV Shows: Rawhide (as Pete Nolan), Hee Haw (composer & regular 1969)

🎨Tom Wilson -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/1/1931 d.9/16/2011 (80)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: creator of Ziggy
Book Titles: Ziggy

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In 1840, The term “O.K.” was OKd as a term. “The O.K. Club” was organized as a new Democratic political group. The initials stood for the birthplace of president Martin Van Buren, that is, Old Kinderhook, New York; so the city could be O.K.N.Y.

In 1857, The song “Jingle Bells” by James Pierpont was copyrighted under its original title, “One Horse Open Sleigh.” (The song, while considered a Christmastime perennial, was actually written by Pierpont for Thanksgiving.)

In 1911, R.C., “Alexanderʹs Ragtime Band” hits number one on the pop singles chart by Arthur Collins and Byron Harlan.

In 1914, “Candid Camera” creator and host Allen Funt was born in Brooklyn, New York. While serving in World War II and working with hidden microphones and concealed wire recorders, Funt came up with the idea for the “Candid Microphone” radio show, and its successor on television (1951-54; 1960-67). “Candid Camera” made a brief reappearance in 1991 with Dom DeLuise as co-host, and then was then revived again for a short by Funtʹs son Peter in 1998. Allen Funt died on September 5, 1999.

In 1922, A deal is signed with Pictorial Clubs of Tennessee to produce six Laugh-O-gram films for $11,000. Only $100 was specified as downpayment, with the remainder to be paid on January 1, 1924.

In 1931, The Silly Symphony film, “The Clock Store” is completed. Also known as “In A Clock Store”.

In 1933, The Silly Symphony film, “The Pied Piper” is released.

In 1934, Donald Duck is introduced to comic strips in the Silly Symphony Sunday edition.

In 1949, Wile E. Coyote begins his hunt for the elusive Road Runner, Cartoon Characters, in 'Fast and Furry-ousʹ by Warner Bros.

In 1955, Play-Doh introduced. Was Gumby made of this?

In 1957, R.C., “Rocking Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu” by Huey Smith and The Clowns peaked at #52 on the pop singles chart.

In 1963, There is nothing wrong with your monitor. “Do not attempt to adjust the picture. We are controlling the transmission. We will control the horizontal. We will control the vertical…You are about to experience the awe and mystery which reaches from the inner mind to The Outer Limits.” Premiering tonight on ABC.

In 1965, Gilliganʹs Island episode #37. “Gilliganʹs Mother-in-Law”. A native family from another island comes seeking a husband for their lovely, large, robust daughter. This is the first episode filmed in color.

In 1965, “My Three Sons”, TV Comedy; moved to CBS. The first episode on its new network features the wedding of eldest son Mike (Tim Considine).

In 1965, “The Dean Martin Show” debuted on NBC-TV this night. It was a weekly variety show that continued on the network for nine years. Regulars over the years were The Goldiggers, Ken Lane, The Ding-a-Ling Sisters, Tom Bosley, Dom DeLuise, Nipsey Russell, Rodney Dangerfield and Les Brown and His Band. The theme song? “Everybody Loves Somebody”. Joining Dino in his second season are a bunch of leggy dancers with a politically incorrect name: the Golddiggers.

In 1967, A British radio station mistakenly announces that Englebert Humperdinck had died in a car crash

In 1967, “Little Ole Man (Uptight-Everythingʹs Alr”, by Bill Cosby entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1968, “The Andy Griffith Show” was seen for the final time this night on CBS-TV. Sheriff Andy Taylor (Griffith), Opie (Ron Howard), Aunt Bee (Frances Bavier), Barney Fife (Don Knotts), Goober Pyle (George Lindsey), Floyd Lawson (Howard McNear) and the rest of the gang from Mayberry, North Carolina, are still seen regularly on TV through syndication.

In 1968, “The Lucy Show”, TV Comedy; last aired on CBS. She returned shortly with “Hereʹs Lucy.”

In 1968, Republican presidential nominee Richard Nixon exclaimed, “Sock it to ME?” in a taped bit for the NBC-TV comedy program “Rowan and Martinʹs Laugh-In.”

In 1969, “The Debbie Reynolds Show”, TV Comedy; debut on NBC.

In 1970, “The Smothers Brothers Summer Show”, TV Variety, last aired on ABC. Summer ended, so did the show.

In 1972, Penny Marshall appears the debut of CBS-TVʹs The Bob Newhart Show in “Fly Unfriendly Skies”.

In 1972, “Bridget Loves Bernie”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS. It was the first series about a mixed marriage.

In 1972, “The Brady Kids”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on ABC. It featured the original six Brady kids with a couple of Asian pandas and a magician bird who doesnʹt get his tricks right.

In 1977, “Sanford Arms”, TV Comedy; debut on NBC after Redd Foxx and Demond Wilson left; it bombed.

In 1977, NEW YORK ENTERTAINMENT Comic STEVE MARTIN performs at AVERY FISHER HALL of Lincoln Center. Singer JOHN SEBASTIAN is his opening act [tickets, $6.50-8.50]

In 1978, Filming on Monty Pythonʹs Life of Brian, begins.

In 1979, Rap, The New York City ghetto music in which the performers chant rhymed and rhythmical verses over prerecorded instrumental dance tracks, makes it onto vinyl with the release of the Sugar Hill Gangʹs “Rapperʹs Delight.” Sylvia Robinson (formerly of Mickey and Sylvia) formed the company to produce rap records despite industry warnings that rap had no commercial appeal. “Rappers Delight” was recorded over the instrumental break from Chicʹs “Good Times.” The single becomes a disco smash sellling two million copies in the U.S. It sampled a melody of Chicʹs “Good Times”, looped it endlessly, rhymed a story over it, and VOILA! Instant record.

In 1980, “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” is shortened from 90 to 60 minutes, while the “Tomorrow Show with Tom Snyder” makes the leap from 60 to 90 minutes.

In 1983, A sportscaster and his consumer advocate wife arrive home from a Greek cruise and find seven-year-old “Webster” Long on their doorstep after his parents have been killed in a car accident with no next of kin, except godfather George Papadapolis. After an ABC executive spotted 12-year-old Emmanuel Lewis in a Burger King commercial, he signed Lewis immediately and ordered his writers to think up a series as soon as possible.

In 1984, “E/R”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS, ten years before a much better show of the same name without the forward slash in its name premiered on NBC.

In 1984, “Punky Brewster” starring Soleli Moon Frye began airing on NBC

In 1985, “The Jetsons” returned to be airing new episodes in syndication for season two.

In 1989, On the cover of TV Guide: “Roseanne Barr and Bill Cosby”. Other Articles: Jeanetta Arnette, Quantum Leap

In 1989, “Rude Dog and The Dweebs”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on CBS.

In 1989, “Sister Kate”, TV Comedy; debut on NBC.

In 1991, “Candid Camera” returned to be airing new episodes in syndication.

In 1991, “New Candid Camera”, TV Variety; debut in syndication with Dom Deluise, lasted a year.

In 1991, “Smith and Jones”, TV Comedy, TV Variety; debut on CBS. It lasted a month.

In 1992, “Greatest Hits” album by Ray Stevens was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1993, “The Sinbad Show”, TV Comedy; debut on Fox.

In 1993, Cheers spinoff Frasier, starring Kelsey Grammer and David Hyde Pierce, debuted on NBC. The Emmy-winning sitcom ran for 11 seasons.

In 1994, In Montebello, California, a 3,960 pound burrito was made measuring 3,055.4 feet long.

In 1995, Marks the day D.T. got his very own website that he authors at what was once Geopages aka bhi90210, then Geocities (he was lent space on Interprep last month, but this time D.T. can upload his stuff himself). The first sections that he opened include Southern California Radio/TV, Doctor Demento, and Today in All Kinds of History as itʹs called now. It has since expanded to cover a parody of TV Guide, a page about the 70's family Eight is Enough, Funny Stuff and Junk, a page for Weird Al Yankovic and Whimsical Will, Optical Illusions, Celebrity Autographs he received, Valerie Bertinelli, Wacky Packages, The Demented Datebook, and other stuff to be named later or he canʹt recall since he has too many pages to keep track of anyway.

In 1995, “Brotherly Love,” starring real-life brothers Joey, Matthew and Andy Lawrence in a stepfamily sitcom, debut on NBC.

In 1995, “The Twisted Tales of Felix The Cat” TV Cartoon debut on CBS.

In 1996, “Cosby” TV sitcom premiered on CBS

In 1997, “Whatʹs Your Name” album by Adam Sandler was released

In 2000, The opening games of the 27th Summer Olympic Games from Sydney, Australia was televised on NBC, opposite ABCʹs showing of “Spy Hard” featuring “Weird Al” Yankovic singing the theme song.

In 2003, Actor/songwriter Sheb Wooley dies in Nashville of leukemia, after being hospitalized the day before. He is 82. His biggest radio hit was “Flying Purple People Eater,” which spent six weeks atop the Hot 100 in 1958.

In 2004, “Drew Careyʹs Green Screen” premiered on WB netlet.

In 2005, “Youppi!”, who got his start at Olympic Stadium, is named as the first official mascot of the Montreal Canadiens, becoming the first to ever switch from Major League Baseball to the NHL. The acquisition, reportedly at the cost of six figures, is made possible when the Expos leave the hairy orange arm-waving giant behind in favor of an eagle called “Screech” when they moved to Washington, D.C. to become the Nationals.

In 2015, “Moonbeam City” began airing on Comedy Central

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1950, “Sam's Song” by Bing Crosby And Gary Crosby charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Tzena, Tzena, Tzena” by Gordon Jenkins And The Weavers charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Bonaparte's Retreat” by Kay Starr charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Bonaparte's Retreat” by Gene Krupa And Bobby Soots charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour (On The Bedpost Overnight?)” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Who Put The Bomp (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)” by Barry Mann charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Tossin' And Turnin'” by Bobby Lewis charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “More Money For You And Me” by The Four Preps charted at number 24 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Jeremiah Peabody's Polyunsaturated Quick Dissolving Fast Acting Pleasant Tasting Green And Purple Pills” by Ray Stevens charted at number 46 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “I Dreamed Of A Hill-Billy Heaven” by Tex Ritter charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “The Astronaut (Parts 1 And 2)” by José Jimenez charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Hit The Road Jack” by Ray Charles charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Donald, Where's Your Troosers” by Andy Stewart charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Little Ole Man (Uptight - Everything's Alright)” by Bill Cosby charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Little Old Wine Drinker Me” by Dean Martin charted at number 38 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Let It Out (Let It All Hang Out)” by The Hombres charted at number 95 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Karate-Boo-Ga-Loo” by Tom And Jerrio charted at number 99 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “You Don't Mess Around With Jim” by Jim Croce charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “My Ding-a-Ling” by Chuck Berry charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Spaceman” by Nilsson charted at number 90 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Buzzy Brown” by Tim Davis charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” by Meat Loaf charted at number 40 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Macho Man” by Village People charted at number 62 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Themes From 'The Wizard Of Oz'” by Meco charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Me, Myself And I” by De La Soul charted at number 95 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)” by Los del Rio charted at number 50 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 62 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Pull Up To The Bumper” by Patra charted at number 64 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Kiss This” by Aaron Tippin charted at number 53 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 54 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Hardest Part Of Breaking Up (Is Getting Back Your Stuff)” by 2Ge+her charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Brand New Girlfriend” by Steve Holy charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2017, “Do-Re-Mi” by Blackbear Featuring Gucci Mane charted at number 50 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1961, “Johnny Remember Me” by John Leyton charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Who Put The Bomp” by The Viscounts charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “My Mammy (Al Jolson's Theme Song)” by The Happenings charted at number 44 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “School's Out” by Alice Cooper charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Mouldy Old Dough” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 38 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Sylvia's Mother” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 44 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Jilted John” by Graham Fellows charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “The Smurf Song” by Father Abraham And The Smurfs charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “The Eve Of The War” by Jeff Wayne Featuring Justin Hayward charted at number 53 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Louie Louie” by Motörhead charted at number 75 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “The Time Warp” by Damian charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Very Metal Noise Pollution EP” by Pop Will Eat Itself charted at number 67 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme)” by The Rembrandts charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 14 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover” by Robson Green And Jerome Flynn charted at number 83 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “In The Summertime” by Shaggy Featuring Rayvon charted at number 112 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “I Want Candy” by Aaron Carter charted at number 31 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Ballad Of Chasey Lain” by The Bloodhound Gang charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “School's Out” by Daphne And Celeste charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)” by Sandi Thom charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Underwear Goes Inside The Pants” by Lazyboy (Lazy-B in the UK) charted at number 55 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1950, “Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy” by Bing Crosby or Phil Harris charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Go To Sleep, Go To Sleep, Go To Sleep” by Arthur Godfrey And Mary Martin charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “The Old Master Painter” by Dick Haymes or Phil Harris charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “The Old Piano Roll Blues” by Eddie Cantor And Lisa Kirk or Les Welch charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Donald, Where's Your Troosers” by Andy Stewart charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Theme From 'The Monkees'” by The Monkees charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “The Airplane Song (My Airplane)” by The Royal Guardsmen charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Long Haired Lover From Liverpool” by Little Jimmy Osmond charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Redback On The Toilet Seat” by Slim Newton charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Candy Man” by Sammy Davis, Jr. With The Mike Curb Congregation charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Ooh-Wakka-Doo-Wakka-Day” by Gilbert O'Sullivan charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Macho Man / Just A Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody” by Village People charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Werewolves Of London / Roland The Headless Thompson Gunner” by Warren Zevon charted at number 35 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “No One Is Innocent (A Punk Prayer By Ronald Biggs) / My Way” by Sex Pistols charted at number 82 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” by Tone Loc charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Bat Attack '89” by The Crime Fighters Inc. charted at number 29 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I Wanna Be A Hippy” by Technohead charted at number 29 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I Kissed A Girl” by Jill Sobule charted at number 37 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)” by Sandi Thom charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “We Are The Champions (Ding A Dang Dong)” by Crazy Frog charted at number 49 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1978, “Macho Man” by Village People charted at number 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 12 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” by Tone Loc charted at number 23 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Bring Me Edelweiss” by Edelweiss charted at number 30 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme)” by The Rembrandts charted at number 3 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “In The Summertime” by Shaggy Featuring Rayvon charted at number 11 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Pull Up To The Bumper” by Patra charted at number 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 49 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)” by Sandi Thom charted at number 21 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “We Are The Champions (Ding A Dang Dong)” by Crazy Frog charted at number 27 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 36 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Lollipop” by DJ Aligator Project charted at number 12 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 13 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “I Want Candy” by Aaron Carter charted at number 29 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Bumble Bees” by Aqua charted at number 34 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Popcorn” by Richi M charted at number 57 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1967, “I Was Kaiser Bill's Batman” by Whistling Jack Smith charted at number 3 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 1 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” by Tone Loc charted at number 19 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Me, Myself And I” by De La Soul charted at number 21 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 24 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 7 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I Wanna Be A Hippy” by Technohead charted at number 8 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 8 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Pokémon Welt” by Noel Pix charted at number 31 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1972, “Pop Corn” by The Pop-Corn Makers charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Troglodyte (Cave Man)” by The Jimmy Castor Bunch charted at number 13 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Summertime Summertime” by Hobby Horse charted at number 17 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Mouldy Old Dough” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 26 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “The Eve Of The War” by Jeff Wayne Featuring Justin Hayward charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Whole Lotta Rosie” by AC/DC charted at number 21 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “I Put A Spell On You” by Dee Dee [NL] charted at number 40 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 2 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Rapper's Delight (Re-Mix)” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 25 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Hot Hot Hot” by Buster Poindexter And His Banshees Of Blue charted at number 26 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Check Out The Chicken” by Grandmaster Chicken And D.J. Duck charted at number 62 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Money For Nothing / Brothers In Arms” by Dire Straits charted at number 82 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 26 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I Wanna Be A Hippy” by Technohead charted at number 48 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “In The Summertime” by Shaggy Featuring Rayvon charted at number 50 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 40 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Whistle Song (Blow My Whistle Bitch)” by DJ Aligator Project charted at number 57 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 5 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 49 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 1 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 11 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Let Me Be A Drag Queen” by Sister Queen charted at number 30 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Hakuna Matata” by Jimmy Cliff And Lebo M. charted at number 31 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 8 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 25 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Pokédance Remix” by Pokémon charted at number 58 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1961, “Sucu Sucu” by The Monn Keys charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Johnny Remember Me” by John Leyton charted at number 7 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Sylvia's Mother” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 7 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “School's Out” by Alice Cooper charted at number 8 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 20 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Sylvia's Mother” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 5 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 9 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Ça plane pour moi” by Plastic Bertrand charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 10 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I Wanna Be A Hippy” by Technohead charted at number 5 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 37 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Mr. Personality” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 48 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 34 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1961, “Who Put The Bomp (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)” by Barry Mann charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “You Don't Mess Around With Jim” by Jim Croce charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Coconut” by Nilsson charted at number 20 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 33 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “School's Out” by Alice Cooper charted at number 37 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “My Ding-a-Ling” by Chuck Berry charted at number 71 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Beat Me, Daddy, Eight To The Bar” by Commander Cody charted at number 82 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Wynona's Big Brown Beaver” by Primus charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 28 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2017, “Do-Re-Mi” by Blackbear charted at number 83 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs September 16, 2021

What's Today?

Today is Thu Sep the 16 in the year 2021
Jan 1 began on a Fri
This is day 259 of the year
Serialnumber = 44443
Julian date = 2459462 O.S.= 9 - 3 - 2021

Calendar

Holidays

Yom Kippur
Feast of SS. Cornelius, pope (251-53), and Cyprian, bishop, martyrs.
National Coasts Weeks (Day 5)
National Housekeepers Week (Day 5)
[Hispanics] National Hispanic Heritage Week (Day 5)
[Malaysia, Singapore] Independence Day (1963)
[Mexico] Mexican Independence Day (1810), commerating Grito, the shout of independence from Father Hidalgo launching a revolution against the Spanish Colonial government.
[Oklahoma] Cherokee Strip Day (1893)
[Papua New Guinea] Independence Day (1975)
[USA] American Legion Charter Day (1919)
[USA] Play Doh Day.
Cherokee Strip Day
Mayflower Day
National Thank You Day
Singapore Independence Day (Britain 1963).
St. Ninian's Day.
Stay Away from Seattle Day
Wrinkled Raincoat Day (Peter Falk b. 1927)

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Astrological sign: Libra: The Balance (9-23 thru 10-22); Ruling Planet: Venus. Element: Air. Traits: Charming, diplomatic, idealistic, indecisive. Body part associated with this sign: Reins. Occupations: Acting, the arts, law and legal activities, politics. The abbreviation of pound (lb.) comes from the word Libra because of the scales she holds.
September comes from the Latin word septem, seven, to indicate the seventh month.
Full Moon: the Harvest Moon and the Barley Moon, also the Wine Moon.
Gems: the sapphire and chrysolite.
Flowers: morning-glory and aster
Meaning: the sentimental meaning of the sapphire is for wisdom, and the morning glory and the aster are for the promise of happiness.
Astrological sign: Libra: The Balance (9-23 thru 10-22); Ruling Planet: Venus. Element: Air. Traits: Charming, diplomatic, idealistic, indecisive. Body part associated with this sign: Reins. Occupations: Acting, the arts, law and legal activities, politics. The abbreviation of pound (lb.) comes from the word Libra because of the scales she holds.
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.
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Flowers: morning-glory and aster
Full Moon: the Harvest Moon and the Barley Moon.
Gems: the sapphire and chrysolite.
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Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
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Meaning: the sentimental meaning of the sapphire is for wisdom, and the morning glory and the aster are for the promise of happiness.
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September comes from the Latin word septem, seven, to indicate the seventh month.
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