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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for September 17

Last Updated 09-18-2020

Marian L. Tanny-Caracciolo -- is 85 in the year 2020 and 86 in the year 2021; b.9/17/1935
Relative
Misc: my Mom

🎭Cassandra Peterson -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.9/17/1951
Vegetarian, Movie Actress, TV Hostess
Names/Places: b. in Manhattan, Kansas; aka Elvira: Mistress of the Dark
TV Shows: Movie Macabe (as Elvira: Mistress of the Dark)

✍🎭Rita Rudner -- is 67 in the year 2020 and 68 in the year 2021; b.9/17/1953
Essayist, Movie Actress, Comedienne, Commercial Actress
Misc: Certs commercials; not b. 1955 or 1956
Movie Titles: The Aristrocrats, Peter's Friends

🎮Charles Martinet -- is 65 in the year 2020 and 66 in the year 2021; b.9/17/1955 N.S.
Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: voiced the video game characters Mario and Luigi
Movie Titles: The Game
Video Games: Mario Brothers (series), Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

🎭Kevin Clash -- is 60 in the year 2020 and 61 in the year 2021; b.9/17/1960
Cartoon Voice Actor, Puppet Actor, Director, Puppeteer
Misc: winner of over 22 Daytime Emmy Awards as well as a Primetime Emmy Award
TV Shows: Dinosaurs (as Baby Sinclair), Great Space Coaster, Captain Kangaroo (1980s), Sesame Street (as Elmo), Dog City, Muppets Tonight! (as Clifford)
Movie Titles: Labyrinth, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Muppets

✍🎭Baz Luhrmann -- is 58 in the year 2020 and 59 in the year 2021; b.9/17/1962
Screenwriter, Movie Producer/Director, Australian
Song Titles: Sunscreen Song (1999)
Movie Titles: Moulin Rouge!, The Great Gatsby, Australia, Strictly Ballroom, The Red Curtain (series)

🎮Yuji Naka -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.9/17/1965 N.S.
Video Game Programmer, Video Game Designer, Japanese
Video Games: Sonic the Hedgehog (series)

🎭Bobby Lee -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.9/17/1971 N.S.
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: MADtv
Movie Titles: Harold and Kumar (series)

🎭💻Danielle Brooks -- is 31 in the year 2020 and 32 in the year 2021; b.9/17/1989 N.S.
Actress, Internet Video Actress
TV Shows: Orange is the New Black (as Tasha "Taystee" Jefferson")
Movie Titles: The Angry Birds Movie, Time Out of Mind, I Dream Too Much

🎭🎵Denyse Tontz -- is 26 in the year 2020 and 27 in the year 2021; b.9/17/1994
Actress, Songwriter, Singer
TV Shows: Dog with a Blog, Big Time Rush, The Fosters (as Cortney)
Movie Titles: The Last Day of Summer, Earthfall, The Perfect Sleep

🎭Sylvester Wiere -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/17/1910 d.7/7/1970 (59)
Comedian
Misc: of The Wiere Bros, a knockabout comedy team

🎨🎭Roddy McDowall -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/17/1928 d.10/3/1998 (70)
Photographer, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Movie Director, English
Names/Places: b. in London
TV Shows: Tales of the Gold Monkey, Batman (as The Bookworm)
Movie Titles: Planet of the Apes

⛪🎭Anne Bancroft -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/17/1931 N.S. d.6/6/2005 N.S. (73)
Roman Catholic, Movie/Stage Actress, Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Anna Maria Louisa Italiano; Mel Brooks' wife
Movie Titles: The Graduate (as Mrs. Robinson immortalized by Simon & Garfunkel), Miracle Worker, Home For The Holidays, Great Expectations

Ken Kesey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/17/1935 d.11/10/2001 (66)
Author
Book Titles: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

🎨Jeff MacNelly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/17/1947 d.6/8/2000 (52)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Political Cartoonist
Book Titles: Shoe

⛪🎭John Ritter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/17/1948 d.9/11/2003 (54)
Protestant, TV/Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Burbank, CA; RFN:Jonathan; Tex's son, Amy Yasbeck's hubby
TV Shows: The Waltons (as Rev Matthew Fordwick), Three's Company (as Jack Tripper), Three's a Crowd (as Jack Tripper), Hooperman (as Det. Harry Hooperman), Anything But Love (as Patrick Serreau), Fish Police (as Inspector Gil), Hearts Afire (as John Hartman), Stay Tuned, Felicity (as Mr. Covington), Clifford the Big Red Dog (voice), 8 Simple Rules (as Paul Hennessy)
Movie Titles: The Barefoot Executive, Americathon

Gelett Burgess -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/30/1866 d.9/17/1951 (85)
Writer, Poet, Humorist

✍🎵🎷Herbie Fields -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/24/1919 d.9/17/1958 (39)
Writer, Saxophonist, Jazz Musician
Misc: one of the uncredited writers of The Wizard of Oz

🎭Grady Sutton -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/5/1908 d.9/17/1995 (87)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: The Pruitts of Southhampton (as butler Sturgis)

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Spiro Theodore Agnew -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/9/1918 d.9/17/1996 (77)
Vice President
Names/Places: b. in Baltimore, MD
Misc: 39th U.S. Vice President; John Denver sang a song about him, though rather short.

🎭Red Skelton -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/18/1913 d.9/17/1997 (84)
Hall of Famer, Radio Actor, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host
Names/Places: b. in Vincennes, IN; aka Freddie the Freeloader; RFMN:Richard Bernard
Misc: he performed The Pledge of Allegiance on his show that proved so popular that Columbia Records released it as a single; he is a specialist in painting clowns
TV Shows: Red Skelton Show (host)

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In 1859, A man in San Francisco claims himself Norton I, emperor of America. Some say heʹs a mental case! Others say that he was the best emperor the United States ever had (even if he wasnʹt recognized outside of San Francisco). I guess anyone can call themselves the King of America, but what powers would he have in the USA?

In 1931, The first long-playing record to rotate at 33⅓ rpm was demonstrated by the RCA Victor company at the Savoy Plaza Hotel, New York. It was the record Beethovenʹs Fifth.

In 1932, The Mickey Mouse film, “The Whoopee Party”, is released. Goofy and Minnie Mouse also appear.

In 1943, The movie “Revenge of the Zombies” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1950, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis debut on “The Colgate Comedy Hour” with a skit satarizing the effect of TV on the movies.

In 1951, Cassandra Peterson, aka Elvira, is born. You donʹt get much later at night than Peterson as former Los Angeles midnight movie schlock hostess, who in this weekʹs tabloids claims that Tom Jones “stole” her virginity.

In 1953, “The Ray Milland Show”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS.

In 1955, R.C., “The Yellow Rose Of Texas” by Johnny Desmond peaked at number three on the pop singles chart; Stan Freberg covered it into a parody version.

In 1955, The shortest song ever released was a Les Paul single called “Magic Melody, Part Two” released by Capitol Records. The song consisted of only two notes, the last two notes of the musical phrase “Shave and a Haircut, Two Bits.”

In 1955, Tennessee Ernie Ford recorded “Sixteen Tons” by Merle Travis for Capitol Records in Hollywood.

In 1958, “Leave It To Beaver”, TV Comedy, last aired on CBS, moved to ABC.

In 1961, “Car 54 Where Are You?”, TV Comedy; debut on NBC.

In 1962, “Father Knows Best”, TV Comedy; last aired on CBS.

In 1962, “Hennesey”, TV Comedy; last aired on CBS.

In 1963, TV Guide Listing: CBS 8:30 PM McHaleʹs Navy; In a new time spot, the series begins its second season with “The Day the War Stood Still.” Captain Binghamton thinks Fujiʹs a spy, and throws him in the brig. McHale decides thereʹs only one way to liberate Fuji — somehow convince the captain that the war is over. McHale: Ernest Borgnine. Binghamton: Joe Flynn. Parker: Tim Conway. Fuji: Yoshio Yoda.

In 1964, “Bewitched”, TV Comedy starring Elizabeth Montgomery as one of the prettiest witches portrayed, debut on ABC.

In 1965, “Camp Runamuck”, TV Comedy; debut on NBC.

In 1965, “Hoganʹs Heroes”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS.

In 1965, “Tammy”, TV Comedy; debut on ABC.

In 1965, “The Smothers Brothers Show”, a sitcom, not the variety show later on, debuted on CBS-TV. Dick Smothers played young executive, Dick Smothers, who worked for publisher, Leonard J. Costello (Rolland Winters). Dick was trying to enjoy life as a prosperous bachelor, when his brother, Tom (played by Tom), showed up as an apprentice angel. Tom, who had been lost at sea some years before, had to perform good deeds on earth in order to gain permanent angel wings. Instead of the helpful angel, he was often the blundering angel, constantly depending on brother Dick to get him out of scrape after scrape. The “Smothers Brothers Show” ran in this format for one year. The funny and talented duo returned in February of 1967 with “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour”, and continued to get into scrape after scrape — this time with CBS.

In 1966, R.C., “Guantanamera” by The Sandpipers peaked at number nine on the pop singles chart; it was often misunderstood for and parodied into “One Ton Tomato”.

In 1966, R.C., “Yellow Submarine” by The Beatles peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Pistols ʹn Petticoats”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS.

In 1968, “Good Morning World”, TV Comedy; last aired on CBS.

In 1968, “Julia”, TV Comedy, first black woman to star: Dihann Carroll; debut on NBC. It starred Diahann Carroll as widowed nurse trying to raise a young son (Marc Copage as Corey). Even more radical…Julia actually has white friends and neighbors.

In 1968, “The Invaders”, TV Scifi Adventure; last aired on ABC.

In 1969, “The Courtship Of Eddieʹs Father”, TV Comedy; debut on ABC. People, let me tell you 'bout my best friend.

In 1970, “The Flip Wilson Show”, TV Variety; debut on NBC.

In 1971, “The Brady Bunch” began a three-part adventure in the episode titled “Ghost Town U.S.A.,” filmed on location at the Grand Canyon. The Bradys camp in an old deserted mining town after getting a late start on their vacation. There they meet Zaccariah T. Brown, a grizzled prospector, who suspects they have come to jump his new gold claim.

In 1972, The comedy-drama series “M*A*S*H” premeiered on CBS-TV beginning a 11-season run. The TV version of the hit movie becomes one of CBSʹs longest running comedies, gaining high ratings until its climactic episode 10½ years later.

In 1972, “Here Come The Doubledeckers”, TV Childrens; last aired on ABC.

In 1972, “The Groovie Goolies”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on CBS.

In 1972, “The Sandy Duncan Show”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS.

In 1972, “The Tom And Jerry Show”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on CBS.

In 1975, “Guess Who Day” is declared in Winnipeg to pay tribute to the music band The Guess Who. The frustrated citizens couldnʹt guess who it was the day was for. (RIMSHOT)

In 1977, R.C., “Float On” by The Floaters peaked at number two on the pop singles chart; it was parodied by Cheech and Chong the next year with “Bloat On (Featuring The Bloaters)”.

In 1977, R.C., “Sheena Is A Punk Rocker” by Ramones peaked at #81 on the pop singles chart.

In 1977, R.C., “Star Wars (Main Title)” by London Symphony Orchestra (John Williams) peaked at number ten on the pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Operation Petticoat”, TV Comedy; debut on ABC.

In 1977, “Wacko”, TV Childrens, variety; debut on CBS.

In 1978, ABCʹs expensive sci-fi show “Battlestar Galactica” made its debut. It was no “Star Wars”, thatʹs for sure, and it bombed. It came back in 1980 with “Galactica 1980” but still bombed. Did it ever come back as just “Battlestar” later on?

In 1979, Frank Zappaʹs album [28] JOEʹS CARAGE, act one (acts 1-3) was released.

In 1979, “Beat The Clock”, TV Game Show, hosted by Monty Hall, returns to CBS.

In 1979, “Threeʹs a Crowd” game show began airing in syndication. In 1984, the name of the game would be used as the title of a sitcom, serving as a successor of “Threeʹs Company”, which ended in spring of 1984.

In 1983, “Alvin and The Chipmunks”, TV Cartoon Show, sequel, er, squeakuel, to The Alvin Show, debut on NBC.

In 1983, “Mister T”, and “The Amazing Spider-Man and The Incredible Hulk”, TV Cartoon Adventures, debut on NBC.

In 1983, “Saturday Supercade”, and “Dungeons and Dragons”, TV Cartoon Shows; debut on CBS.

In 1983, “The Charlie Brown and Snoopy Show”, TV Cartoon Show, debut on CBS.

In 1984, “Letʹs Make a Deal (as The All-New Letʹs Make a Deal)” returned to be airing new episodes in syndication.

In 1984, “The Transformers” began airing in syndication

In 1986, “Head Of The Class”, TV Comedy; debut on ABC.

In 1987, Frank Zappaʹs album [44] LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, vol. Two was released.

In 1987, R.C., “Bad”, spent its first week at the top of the United Kingdom album chart; it also topped the U.S. chart for 37 weeks. Not to be outdone, “Weird Al” Yankovic in the next year released his “Even Worse” album parodying the “Bad” album cover and turning Michaelʹs “Bad” into “Fat”.

In 1988, “Garfield And Friends”, TV Cartoon Show, debut on CBS.

In 1988, “Hey Vern Itʹs Ernest!”, TV Childrens; debut on CBS.

In 1988, “Wild, Wild West”, by Escape Club entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1989, “Family Ties”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC.

In 1989, “Major Dad”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS.

In 1990, “Alien Nation”, TV Scifi Adventure; last aired on Fox.

In 1991, “Home Improvement”, TV Comedy starring Tim Allen, debut on ABC. It made Pamela Anderson a star among other actors.

In 1991, “Sibs” began airing on ABC

In 1992, “Night Court”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC.

In 1992, “The Cosby Show”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC.

In 1993, The second Worldwide Pants production “The Building” bites the dust, leaving Bonnie Hunt unemployed. I wonder if sheʹll ever have another show?

In 1994, “Aladdin The Cartoon Series”, TV Cartoon Adventure, debut on CBS.

In 1995, “Almost Perfect,” TV Comedy debut on CBS.

In 1995, “The Simpsonsʹ Conclusion” In part two of the mock-mystery “Who Shot Mr. Burns?” — a clear parody of “Dallas” — the Simpsons are watching a TV news broadcast when the prime suspect in the shooting is cleared (his alibi involves watching Comedy Central). “Hmmm,” says Marge, “I guess itʹs never the most likely suspect.” “Actually, Mom,” notes Lisa, “in 95 percent of cases it ”is“. The rest of the time, itʹs usually some deranged lunatic who did it for no reason.” With that, every head in the room turns to Homer.

In 1996, The sitcom “Something So Right” debut on NBC

In 1996, The sitcom “Spin City” debut on ABC

In 1997, Ken Marries Barbi! “Wiseguy” star Ken Wahl, 40, married Playboy model Shane Barbi, 33, in Las Vegas. He married a Barbi girl!

In 1997, On “South Park”, the boys summon the grim reaper

In 1997, Comedian Red Skelton died at a hospital near his home in Palm Springs, California, after a long illness. He was 84.

In 2002, “Eight Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter” began airing on ABC. It was shortned to “8 Simple Rules”.

In 2002, “Life with Bonnie” began airing on ABC

In 2005, “Loonatics Unleashed” began airing on Kidsʹ WB

In 2009, “Community” began airing on NBC

In 2010, “Sym-Bionic Titan” began airing on Cartoon Network

In 2013, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” began airing on Fox

In 2013, “Dads” began airing on Fox

In 2017, The top series prizes at the Emmy Awards went to “The Handmaidʹs Tale,” “Veep” and the ever-topical “Saturday Night Live”; the ceremony took almost nonstop aim at President Donald Trump in awards and speeches.

In 2018, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” from Amazon, became the first streaming series to win the Emmy as the top comedy series.

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1949, “Baby, It's Cold Outside” by Dinah Shore And Buddy Clark charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1949, “Dance Of The Hours” by Spike Jones And His City Slickers Featuring Doodles Weaver charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “Maybellene” by Chuck Berry charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mr. Custer” by Larry Verne charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Yogi” by The Ivy Three charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Charlie Ryan And The Timberline Riders charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Johnny Bond charted at number 38 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “(I Can't Help You) I'm Falling Too” by Skeeter Davis charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mule Skinner Blues” by The Fendermen charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “A Kookie Little Paradise” by Jo-Ann Campbell charted at number 70 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Let's Think About Living” by Bob Luman charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “The Brontosaurus Stomp” by The Piltdown Men charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “A Kookie Little Paradise” by The Tree Swingers charted at number 90 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Time Machine” by Dante And The Evergreens charted at number 100 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “You Talk Too Much” by Joe Jones charted at number 112 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine” by The Beatles charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Working In The Coal Mine” by Lee Dorsey charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Wipe Out” by The Surfaris charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Psychotic Reaction” by Count Five charted at number 42 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “My Uncle Used To Love Me But She Died” by Roger Miller charted at number 82 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars (Main Title)” by John Williams And The London Symphony Orchestra charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band” by Meco charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by Leif Garrett charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “The Martian Boogie” by Brownsville Station charted at number 64 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Sheena Is A Punk Rocker” by The Ramones charted at number 81 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Telephone Man” by Meri Wilson charted at number 96 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Puttin' On The Ritz” by Taco charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Dr. Heckyll And Mr. Jive” by Men At Work charted at number 67 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Man With The 4-Way Hips” by Tom Tom Club charted at number 106 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Major Tom (Coming Home)” by Peter Schilling charted at number 108 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “A Nightmare On My Street” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince charted at number 17 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Wild, Wild West” by The Escape Club charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Parents Just Don't Understand” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 93 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Tootsee Roll” by 69 Boyz charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Tokens charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “New Age Girl” by Deadeye Dick charted at number 64 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Short Short Man” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Beverly Hills” by Weezer charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “My Humps” by The Black Eyed Peas charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Alcohol” by Brad Paisley charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “As Good As I Once Was” by Toby Keith charted at number 42 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Axel F” by Crazy Frog charted at number 54 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Redneck Yacht Club” by Craig Morgan charted at number 59 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Do You Want Fries With That” by Tim McGraw charted at number 65 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Hicktown” by Jason Aldean charted at number 84 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1955, “Cool Water” by Frankie Laine With The Mellowmen charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “Indian Love Call” by Slim Whitman charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport” by Rolf Harris charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Alley-Oop” by The Hollywood Argyles charted at number 24 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mama / Robot Man” by Connie Francis charted at number 25 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mule Skinner Blues” by The Fendermen charted at number 37 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Let's Think About Living” by Bob Luman charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “McDonald's Cave” by The Piltdown Men charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “White Silver Sands” by Bill Black's Combo charted at number 50 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaaa!” by Napoleon XIV charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Working In The Coal Mine” by Lee Dorsey charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Winchester Cathedral” by The New Vaudeville Band charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Magic Fly” by Space charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Telephone Man” by Meri Wilson charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Gary Gilmore's Eyes” by The Adverts charted at number 25 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Gimmie Dat Banana” by Black Gorilla charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Tour de France” by Kraftwerk charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Dr. Heckyll And Mr. Jive” by Men At Work charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Double Dutch” by Malcolm McLaren charted at number 46 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “This Is Not A Love Song” by PiL (Public Image Limited) charted at number 47 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Right Now” by The Creatures charted at number 73 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 83 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers charted at number 14 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Stop This Crazy Thing” by Coldcut Featuring Junior Reid And The Ahead Of Our Time Orchestra charted at number 25 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Popcorn '88” by T.I.C. charted at number 84 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “What's The Frequency, Kenneth?” by R.E.M. charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Sugar, Sugar” by Duke Baysee charted at number 37 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Let's Get Ready To Rhumble” by PJ And Duncan (Ant And Dec) charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “(Meet) The Flintstones” by The B.C. 52's (The B-52's) charted at number 44 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Midnight At The Oasis” by The Brand New Heavies charted at number 54 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Everybody Gonfi-Gon” by Two Cowboys charted at number 70 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Popcorn” by Crazy Frog charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Axel F” by Crazy Frog charted at number 72 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 46 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “I Need A Dollar” by Aloe Blacc charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1949, “Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me)” by Peggy Lee or The Mills Brothers charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “The Crazy Otto Rag” by Happy Hoagy Carmichael or The Stargazers charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “The Crazy Otto” by Johnny Maddox And The Rhythmasters charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mule Skinner Blues” by The Fendermen charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “A Kookie Little Paradise” by Jo-Ann Campbell charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Robot Man” by Connie Francis charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Cool Water / It Happened Only Yesterday” by Jack Scott charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaaa!” by Napoleon XIV charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Lil Red Riding Hood” by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Wild Thing” by The Troggs charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Ain't Gonna Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman) / I Mess Up Everything I Get My Hands On” by Joe Tex charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Baked Beans / You Love Me” by Mother Goose charted at number 42 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Mah-nà-mah-nà / Halfway Down The Stairs” by The Muppets charted at number 66 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Telephone Man / Itinerary” by Meri Wilson charted at number 67 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Australiana” by Austen Tayshus charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Shiny Shiny” by Haysi Fantayzee charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Puttin' On The Ritz” by Taco charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Double Dutch” by Malcolm McLaren charted at number 22 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 24 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Bop Girl” by Pat Wilson charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Doctorin' The Tardis” by The KLF alias The Timelords charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Oh Yeah” by Yello charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 21 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Duke Of Earl” by The Dukes Of Earlwood charted at number 24 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Strokin'” by Clarence Carter charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Fat” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 33 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Absolutely Fabulous” by Absolutely Fabulous (Pet Shop Boys) charted at number 29 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “That's The Thing About Football” by Greg Champion charted at number 44 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Axel F” by Crazy Frog charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Lonely” by Akon charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “I Need A Dollar” by Aloe Blacc charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1977, “Telephone Man” by Meri Wilson charted at number 9 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Mah-nà-mah-nà” by The Muppet Show charted at number 12 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Life Begins At 40” by Dave And The Dynamos charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Mexican Radio” by Wall Of Voodoo charted at number 21 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Double Dutch” by Malcolm McLaren charted at number 27 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Puttin' On The Ritz” by Taco charted at number 28 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Shiny Shiny” by Haysi Fantayzee charted at number 44 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Haunted House Of Rock” by Whodini charted at number 46 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Dr. Detroit” by Devo charted at number 48 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Buffalo Gals” by Malcolm McLaren And The World Famous Supreme Team Show charted at number 49 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Pulsing” by The Body Electric charted at number 50 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Doctorin' The Tardis” by The KLF alias The Timelords charted at number 3 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Fat” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 5 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 25 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “(Meet) The Flintstones” by The B.C. 52's (The B-52's) charted at number 44 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm” by Crash Test Dummies charted at number 47 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Axel F” by Crazy Frog charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 25 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1994, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 1 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “(Meet) The Flintstones” by The B.C. 52's (The B-52's) charted at number 22 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “What's The Frequency, Kenneth?” by R.E.M. charted at number 24 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Everybody Gonfi-Gon” by Two Cowboys charted at number 27 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm” by Crash Test Dummies charted at number 39 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1966, “Wild Thing” by The Troggs charted at number 5 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Magic Fly” by Space charted at number 7 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Car Wash” by Rose Royce charted at number 16 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 10 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 9 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Everybody Gonfi-Gon” by Two Cowboys charted at number 16 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm” by Crash Test Dummies charted at number 23 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “(Meet) The Flintstones” by The B.C. 52's (The B-52's) charted at number 28 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 12 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Living On Video” by Trans-X charted at number 22 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 28 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” by Meat Loaf charted at number 14 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 42 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Albert West And Brian Hyland charted at number 86 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Stop This Crazy Thing” by Coldcut Featuring Junior Reid And The Ahead Of Our Time Orchestra charted at number 93 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Everybody Gonfi-Gon” by Two Cowboys charted at number 11 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1994, “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm” by Crash Test Dummies charted at number 16 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Loser” by Beck charted at number 45 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Doop” by Doop charted at number 47 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine” by The Beatles charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaaa!” by Napoleon XIV charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “God Save The Queen” by Sex Pistols charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Magic Fly” by Space charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “What's The Frequency, Kenneth?” by R.E.M. charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1977, “Magic Fly” by Space charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Living On Video” by Trans-X charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Pop Muzik” by All Systems Go charted at number 24 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Dr. Stein” by Helloween charted at number 26 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “(Meet) The Flintstones” by The B.C. 52's (The B-52's) charted at number 20 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm” by Crash Test Dummies charted at number 24 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Everybody Gonfi-Gon” by Two Cowboys charted at number 26 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Doop” by Doop charted at number 49 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1960, “Mr. Custer” by Larry Verne charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Johnny Bond charted at number 7 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Off To Dublin In The Green / The Merry Ploughboy” by Abbey Tavern And Carlton Showband charted at number 7 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Working In The Coal Mine” by Lee Dorsey charted at number 17 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Our House” by Madness charted at number 7 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 14 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Parents Just Don't Understand” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince charted at number 28 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “What's The Frequency, Kenneth?” by R.E.M. charted at number 21 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs September 17, 2021

What's Today?

Today is Fri Sep the 17 in the year 2021
Jan 1 began on a Fri
This is day 260 of the year
Serialnumber = 44444
Julian date = 2459463 O.S.= 9 - 4 - 2021

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Holidays

Saint Lambert of Maastricht Feast Day
National Coasts Weeks (Day 6)
National Housekeepers Week (Day 6)
[Hispanics] National Hispanic Heritage Week (Day 6)
National Ballroom Dance Week Begins
[USA] National POW/MIA Recognition Day (1986-)
[Brundi] Victory of Uprona
[USA] Baron Frederick von Steuben Day (1730)
[USA] Citizenship Day (replaces Constitution Day) (1952)
[USA] Constitution Week Begins
Impression of the Stigmata of St. Francis.
National Hero Day.
National Football League Day
St. Lambert's Day (Anglican).

Reminders

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.
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.
Adult Literacy Awareness Month
American Newspaper Month
Baby Safety Month
Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month
National Papaya Month
Board and Care Recognition Month
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Cable Television Month.
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Children's Books Month
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Flowers: morning-glory and aster
Full Moon: the Harvest Moon and the Barley Moon.
Gems: the sapphire and chrysolite.
Great American Breakfast Club (Sep 1-Nov 30)
Hand-Craft Soap Month
Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep 15-Oct 15)
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
Hot Breakfast Month
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
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International Cooperation Learning Month
International Gay Square Dance Month
International Solar Month
International Visitors Month
Jazz Month
Latino Heritage Month
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Marriage Health Month
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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National Beach Clean Up Month
National Bed Check Month!
National Chicken Month
National Cholestrol Education and Awareness Month
National Courtesy Month
National Courtesy Month.
National Honey Month
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National Literacy Month
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Philatelic Publications Month.
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Potato Bread Month
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Self Improvement Month
September comes from the Latin word septem, seven, to indicate the seventh month.
Southern Gospel Music Month
Stop the Violence and Save Our Kids Month
Women of Achievement Month
Women's Health Month!
Festival of Sobek (Egyptian).
Harvest Moon Days (full moon closest to equinox) (thru 10-8)
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