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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for September 21

Last Updated 09-22-2020

🎵🎷🎸Don Preston -- is 88 in the year 2020 and 89 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1932
Jazz Musician, Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: Mothers of Invention

✍🎭Ann Elder -- is 78 in the year 2020 and 79 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1942
Screenwriter, Comedy Writer, Comedienne, Producer
TV Shows: Smothers Brothers, Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, Mama's Family (screenwriter)

✍🎭Fannie Flagg -- is 76 in the year 2020 and 77 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1944 N.S.
Writer, TV/Movie Actress, Comedienne, Panelist
Names/Places: RN:Patricia Neal
Book Titles: Fried Green Tomatoes
TV Shows: New Dick Van Dyke Show, Match Game, Liar's Club, Harper Valley PTA (as Cassie)
Movie Titles: Grease, Five Easy Pieces

✍🎭🏆🏌Bill Murray -- is 70 in the year 2020 and 71 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1950
Comedy Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Movie Director, Golfer, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Evanston, IL
Misc: Second City comedy troupe member
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (as The Weekend Update anchor, lounge lizard, Nerd, others 1977-80)
Movie Titles: Caddyshack, Stripes, Ghostbusters, Scrooged, What About Bob?, Groundhog Day, Ed Wood, Kingpin, The Man Who Knew Too Much, Rushmore, Charlie's Angels (movie), The Royal Tenenbaums, Lost in Translation, Garfield: the Movie (voice), The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou, Broken Flowers, Garfield (voice of), City of Ember

🎭Bobby Collins -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1951
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian

🎭John Mengatti -- is 67 in the year 2020 and 68 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1953
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: The White Shadow (as Nick Vitaglia), For Love & Honor
Movie Titles: Meatbals Part II, Knights of the City

🎭Dave Coulier -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1959
TV Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Newhart, Family Ties, Full House (as Joey Gladstone also in Fuller House), America's Funniest People (host), Scooby Doo (voice), Mork & Mindy (cartoon version, voice), Muppet Babies (voice), Real Ghost Busters (voice), Jetsons (1980s version, voice), Robot Chicken (occasional guest voice)

🎭Nancy Travis -- is 59 in the year 2020 and 60 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1961 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
TV Shows: The Bill Engvall Show (as Susan Pearson), Duckman (as Bernice, voice), Almost Perfect (as Kim Cooper), Last Man Standing (as Vanessa Baxter)
Movie Titles: So I Married an Axe Murderer, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Three Men And A Baby, Three Men And A Little Lady, Greedy

🎭🎮Yumi Takada -- is 59 in the year 2020 and 60 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1961
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Video Game Voice Actress, Japanese
Misc: voicist since 1982

🎭Rob Morrow -- is 58 in the year 2020 and 59 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1962
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Northern Exposure (as Dr. Joel Fleischman), Quiz Show, Numb3rs (as Don Eppes), Billions (as Adam DeGiulio)
Movie Titles: Quiz Show, The Bucket List

🎭Johnny Hardwick -- is 57 in the year 2020 and 58 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1963
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: King of the Hill (as Dale Gribble, voice)
Movie Titles: Natural Selection, The Collegians are Go!!, Safety First

🎭Cheryl Hines -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1965
Actress, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Father of the Pride (as Kate), Curb Your Enthusiasm (as Cheryl David), Suburgatory (as Dallas Royce)
Movie Titles: The Ugly Truth, RV, Waitress

🎭LaVan Davis -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1966 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: House of Payne
Movie Titles: Puff Puff Pass, Why Did I Get Married?, Madea Goes to Jail

🎭🎵Ricki Lake -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1968
TV/Movie Actress, TV Talk Show Hostess, Cartoon Voice Actress, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: China Beach (as Holly Pelegrino), Gravedale High, Ricki Lake show, The King of Queens (as Stephanie Heffernan)
Movie Titles: Hairspray, Serial Mom

🎵Trugoy the Dove -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1968
Rap Music Performer
Names/Places: RN:David Jude Jolicoeur
Group Names: De La Soul

🎭Alfonso Ribeiro -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1971
Actor, TV Host, Director, Dancer
Misc: formerly The Tap Dance Kid, appeared in a Pepsi commercial with Michael Jackson
TV Shows: Silver Spoons (as Alfonso Spears), The Fresh Prince of Bel Air (as Carlton Banks/Cousin), In the House (as Dr. Maxwell Stanton), Unwrapped 2.0 (host)

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🎭Luke Wilson -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1971
Actor, Director
Movie Titles: Legally Blonde, Idiocracy, My Dog Skip, The Royal Tenenbaums, Old School, Alex and Emma, The Family Stone, Hoot, My Super Ex-Girlfriend, Battle for Terra

🎭Bradford Anderson -- is 41 in the year 2020 and 42 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1979
Actor
TV Shows: General Hospital (as Damian Spinelli), Veronica Mars (as Ryan in two episodes)

🎭Nicole Richie -- is 39 in the year 2020 and 40 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1981
Reality TV Starlet
Names/Places: Lionel's daughter
TV Shows: The Simple Life, Great News (as Portia Scott-Griffith)

🎭Scott Evans -- is 37 in the year 2020 and 38 in the year 2021; b.9/21/1983 N.S.
Actor, Producer
Movie Titles: Confessions of a Shopaholic, Playing It Cool, Behaving Badly

🎭John Bunny -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/21/1863 d.4/26/1915 (51)
Movie Actor, Comedian
Misc: first comic film star

✍📰⚖H. G. Wells -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/21/1866 d.8/13/1946 (79)
Novelist, Historian, Congressperson, English
Names/Places: b. in Kent; RFMN:Herbert George; d. in London
Book Titles: The Time Machine, The Invisible Man, The War of the Worlds

🎨Frank Willard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/21/1893 d.1/11/1958 (64)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Moon Mullins

🎨🎭Chuck Jones -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/21/1912 d.2/22/2002 (89)
Animator, Director
Names/Places: b. in Spokane, WA
Misc: Warner Brothers cartoon director

🎨🎭Jay Ward -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/21/1920 d.10/12/1989 (69)
Animator, Producer
Misc: animator Tom Sito of California is certain Jay was born Sep 21, though Sep 20 is from some other sources.
TV Shows: The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle, George of the Jungle, Dudley Do-Right, Hoppity Hooper, Mr. Peabody, Fractured Fairy Tales, World of Commander McBragg (and many other cartoons)

💰🎵Al Bennett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/21/1926 d.3/20/1989 (62)
Executive, Music Figure
Misc: d. Mar 15?; Liberty Records founder and of the hitmaking verminous trio; Alvin the Chipmunk was named after him.

✍🎭John Morgan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/21/1930 d.11/15/2004 (74)
Comedy Writer, Comedian, Welsh (Wales)
Group Names: The Royal Canadian Air Farce

🎭Larry Hagman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/21/1931 d.11/23/2012 (81)
Actor, TV Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Fort Worth, TX; Mary Martin's son, Maj Avelson's hubby
TV Shows: The Edge of Night, I Dream of Jeannie (as Capt. Tony Nelson), The Good Life, Here We Go Again, Dallas (as John Ross "J.R." Ewing Jr.)

🎭Sigrid Valdis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/21/1935 d.10/14/2007 (72)
Actress
Names/Places: RN:Patricia Annette Olson; Bob Crane's widow
TV Shows: Hogan's Heroes (as Hilda)

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✍🎭Henry Gibson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/21/1935 d.9/14/2009 (73)
Author, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In (as Poet-in-Residence/regular), F Troop (as Wrongo Starr)
Movie Titles: Nashville

David Caracciolo Sr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/21/1936 d.5/2/2017 N.S. (80)
Relative
Names/Places: step-dad

🎭Keith Harris -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/21/1947 d.4/28/2015 N.S. (67)
TV Host, Ventriloquist, English
Misc: operated puppets named "Orville The Duck" and "Cuddles The Monkey"
TV Shows: The Keith Harris Show (1982-90)

🎵Armentier "Bo Carter" Chatmon -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/30/1893 N.S. d.9/21/1964 N.S. (71)
Hall of Famer, Multi-instrumentalist, Country-Blues Performer
Misc: notable for being sexually suggestive in songs.
Group Names: The Mississippi Shieks, soloist

🎭Christine Norden -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/25/1924 d.9/21/1988 (63)
Actress
Movie Titles: Little Shop of Horrors

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

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In 1866, H. G. (Herbert George) Wells, English author whose first work “The Time Machine” pioneered science fiction, born. Best remembered for “War of the Worlds,” his vision of a Martian invasion of Earth.

In 1912, Animator Chuck Jones was born in Spokane, Washington. Jones grew up in Hollywood, where he observed Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton while working as a child extra in silent comedies. In 1932 he got his first job washing transparent sheets of celluloid (cels) in the fledgling animation industry. At Warner Bros., he was assigned to the team that made “Looney Tunes” and “Merrie Melodies” cartoons and went on to create some of Warner Bros.' most famous cartoon characters, including the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, and Pepe Le Pew. During his 60-year career he made more than 300 animated films and won three Oscars. He died at age 89 on February 22, 2002.

In 1937, “The Hobbit,” by J.R.R. Tolkien, was first published by George Allen and Unwin, Limited of London. It was a novel about a fantastical journey to reclaim treasure stolen by a fire-breathing dragon. Filmmaker Peter Jackson created three movies based on the book released in 2012, 2013 and 2014.

In 1938, Elbie Fletcher of the Boston Bees popped up. When the wind blew the ball into the right field stands, the umpires decided to call the game because of…the hurricane.

In 1945, The Goofy film, “Hockey Homicide” is released.

In 1948, “The Milton Berle Show/Texaco Star Theater”, TV Variety, debut on NBC as Milton Berle became the permanent host and changed the title of the show. “Uncle Milty” (Milton Berle) the became “Mr. Television”. Think Seinfeld gets big numbers? Berle captured as much as 92 percent of the viewing audience early on and still had 81 percent of viewers tuned in after two seasons.

In 1951, The Pluto film, “Cold Turkey” is released.

In 1956, “Our Miss Brooks”, TV Comedy, radio from '48; last aired on CBS.

In 1961, “Bachelor Father”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC, moved to ABC.

In 1961, “You Bet Your Life”, TV Game Show, last aired on NBC.

In 1962, “The Jack Paar Program,” a weekly, prime-time show that followed Paarʹs stint on “The Tonight Show,” began a three-year run.

In 1968, On the cover of TV Guide: “Dan Rowan and Dick Martin”. Other Articles: Art Carney, Anthony Quinn

In 1968, R.C., “Battle Of New Orleans” by Harperʹs Bizarre peaked at #95 on the pop singles chart.

In 1968, R.C., “Harper Valley P.T.A.” by Jeannie C. Riley peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Fire”, by The Crazy World of Arthur Brown entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1968, “The Ghost and Mrs. Muir”, TV Comedy; debut on NBC.

In 1971, “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey” single by Paul McCartney and Linda was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1972, The movie “Whatʹs Up, Doc?” opened in movie theaters in Germany.

In 1973, In a Brady Bunch episode called “Mail Order Hero”, Joe Namath guest stars as himself, a supposed friend of Bobbyʹs, and Bobby lies to his friends, telling them that Joe Namath drops by for dinner with the Bradys when heʹs in town. Bobbyʹs friends are looking forward to meeting the New York quarterback because he is playing an exhibition game in town the next week.

In 1974, Bachman-Turner Overdrive released “You Ai-You Ai-You Ainʹt Seen N-N-N-N-N-N-N-Nothing Yet.” (You Ainʹt Seen Nothing Yet)

In 1974, R.C., “Kung Fu Fighting” by Carl Douglas peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1978, Chicago tied a National League record by using 27 players in a game. The Cubs lost to the Pittsburgh Pirates, 3-2, in 14 innings. 27? What a funny number!

In 1979, TVʹS MIDNIGHT SPECIAL Appearing: CHARLIE DANIELS BAND (“THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA”)

In 1979, The “New York Post” reported that The Beatles would reunite for a concert to benefit boat people. It never happened. Talk about vapor-reunions…

In 1980, William Simpson made his first appearance on the KMET live version of the Doctor Demento Show. He was later given a handle: “Whimsical Will.”

In 1981, On “General Hospital”, Luke Spencer attempts to stop the Cassadines from freezing the world with their “Ice Princess” weather machine. Now what does this remind me of, by gum? Ah yes, itʹs reminiscent of Batman and Robin foiling the evil Mr. Freeze in those old 60's ABC shows.

In 1983, “Archie Bunkerʹs Place (All In The Family 1971-79)”, TV Comedy, last aired on CBS.

In 1983, “Gloria”, TV Comedy; last aired on CBS, though it was a top 20 hit.

In 1984, Carl Reinerʹs “All Of Me” starring Steve Martin, Lily Tomlin, and Victoria Tennant opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1984, Cyndi Lauper performed “She Bop” on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson”, proving no one listens to lyrics. (The song is about female self gratification.)

In 1984, James Brown married Modell Rodriguez in South Carolina. He felt good the morning after.

In 1985, R.C., “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits peaked at number one on the pop singles chart; “Weird Al” parodied it into “Money For Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies*”.

In 1986, The TV show, “The Golden Girls” wins an Emmy award for Outstanding Comedy Series. Betty White in the TV show, “The Golden Girls”, wins an Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. Betty Fanaro and Mort Nathan win an Emmy award for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series, for the TV show, “The Golden Girls”.

In 1986, The National Enquirer ran a photo of Michael Jackson lying in an oxygen chamber with the headline, “Michael Jacksonʹs Bizarre Plan to Live to 150.” Jackson later said he was simply lying in a chamber he had purchased for burn victims.

In 1989, The Bangles, the all-girl group famous for songs such as “Eternal Flame”, which was a number one song earlier that year, broke up. They were also famous for their semi-novelty number one smash “Walk Like an Egyptian.”

In 1990, “Evening Shade”, TV Comedy, starring Burt Reynolds, debut on CBS.

In 1990, “Going Places” began airing on ABC. It went nowhere in the ratings.

In 1991, “The Torkelsons”, TV Comedy; debut on NBC.

In 1992, “Chipmunks In Low Places” album by Chipmunks was released

In 1992, “Love And War”, TV Comedy, debut on CBS.

In 1995, Lea Thompson stars in “Caroline in the City,” about a single, successful young cartoonist, debut on NBC.

In 1995, “Games Rednecks Play” album by Jeff Foxworthy was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA

In 1995, “The Single Guy,” with Jonathan Silverman as a bachelor bedeviled by matchmaking friends, debut on NBC.

In 1996, The sci-fi adventure “Dark Skies” debut on NBC

In 1996, The worldʹs most eligible bachelor retired as superhunk John F. Kennedy Jr. married his longtime girlfriend Carolyn Bessette in New York. David Tanny moved up a notch on the eligible list to #1,942,353,214.

In 1997, “Worldʹs Funniest…” TV comedy variety debut on Fox

In 1998, “Match Game” returned to be airing new episodes in syndication.

In 1998, “The King of Queens” TV Sitcom premiered on CBS

In 1998, “Will and Grace” TV Sitcom premiered on NBC.

In 1999, Comedian Adam Sandler has set a new record for the highest first week of sales of a comedy recording with his new CD “Stan and Judyʹs Kid” released on this day as it sold 80,889 units and debuted on the current Billboard Top 200 chart at Number 16. Remarkably, the sales numbers were achieved without the promotional push of a radio single or video.

In 1999, “Stan and Judyʹs Kid”, album by Adam Sander was released; The new album features 11 skits with all new characters and six songs including “Chanukah Song Part 2.”

In 2003, Detroit was not proud of the American League record they tied. The Tigers lost to the Minnesota Twins, 6-4, for their 117th loss of the season. The record had been set by the Athletics…in 1915.

In 2004, “Rodney” starring Rodney Carrington premiered on ABC.

In 2009, “Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader? (syndicated version)” began airing on CMT

In 2010, “Raising Hope” began airing on Fox

In 2013, Comedian/actor Andy Samberg went from inhabiting Lonely Island to being happily married! The SNL alum, 35, wed Joanna Newsom, 31, at the Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur, California.

In 2015, “Wabbit” began airing on Cartoon Network and Boomerang

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1940, “Beat Me, Daddy, Eight To The Bar (Parts 1 And 2)” by Will Bradley And His Orchestra Featuring Ray Mckinley 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 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Short Fat Fannie” by Larry Williams charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “White Silver Sands” by Don Rondo charted at number 17 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Flying Saucer The 2nd” by Buchanan And Goodman charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Black Slacks” by Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones charted at number 42 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 53 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “School Day (Ring! Ring! Goes The Bell)” by Chuck Berry charted at number 82 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Gotta Get To Your House” by David Seville charted at number 90 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “White Silver Sands” by Dave Gardner charted at number 93 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp)” by Allan Sherman charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Martian Hop” by Ran-Dells charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Honolulu Lulu” by Jan And Dean charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Danke Schoen” by Wayne Newton charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Wipe Out” by The Surfaris charted at number 63 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Harper Valley P.T.A.” by Jeannie C. Riley charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “1,2,3 Red Light” by 1910 Fruitgum Company charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Fire” by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “The Battle Of New Orleans” by Harpers Bizarre charted at number 95 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, “Clap For The Wolfman” by The Guess Who charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Earache My Eye” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Night Chicago Died” by Paper Lace charted at number 31 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wild Thing” by Fancy charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wildwood Weed” by Jim Stafford charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by The Beach Boys charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)” by Reunion charted at number 51 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)” by Raspberries charted at number 78 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Smokin' In The Boys Room” by Mötley Crüe charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Weird Science” by Oingo Boingo charted at number 64 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Born In East L.A.” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “You Look Marvelous” by Fernando (Billy Crystal) charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Low Rider (On The Boulevard)” by Latin Alliance Featuring War charted at number 59 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Rush” by Big Audio Dynamite II charted at number 90 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 23 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Guys Do It All The Time” by Mindy McCready charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los Del Mar charted at number 91 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “Ten Rounds With José Cuervo” by Tracy Byrd charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?)” by Ylvis charted at number 29 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1957, “Little Darlin'” by The Diamonds charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Any Old Iron” by Peter Sellers charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Short Fat Fannie” by Larry Williams charted at number 25 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, “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp)” by Allan Sherman charted at number 28 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Surf City” by Jan And Dean charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Fire” by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Red, Red Wine” by Jimmy James And The Vagabonds charted at number 47 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Laurel And Hardy” by The Equals charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Carl Douglas charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Eric Clapton charted at number 38 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)” by Reunion charted at number 47 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1985, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Woodpeckers From Space” by Video Kids charted at number 85 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 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 74 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “I've Got A Little Puppy” by The Smurfs charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “I Know What Boys Like” by Shampoo charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 63 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “All Star” by Smash Mouth charted at number 76 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 91 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Baby Shark” by Pinkfong charted at number 100 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1963, “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp)” by Allan Sherman charted at number 1 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 1963, “Surf City” by Jan And Dean charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Danke Schoen” by Wayne Newton charted at number 16 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 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Harper Valley P.T.A.” by Jeannie C. Riley charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “1,2,3 Red Light” by 1910 Fruitgum Company 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, “The Night Chicago Died / Can You Get It When You Want It” by Paper Lace charted at number 10 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, “The Streak / You've Got The Music Inside” by Ray Stevens charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Billy, Don't Be A Hero / Celia” by Paper Lace charted at number 22 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 44 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “My Girl Bill / I May Never Pass This Way Again” by Cash Backman charted at number 75 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Bonaparte's Retreat / Too Many Mornings” by Glen Campbell charted at number 76 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “My Girl Bill / L.A. Mamma” by Jim Stafford charted at number 87 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Clap For The Wolfman / Road Food” by The Guess Who charted at number 92 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1985, “Like A Surgeon” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 21 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Rush” by Big Audio Dynamite II charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “The Grease Megamix” by John Travolta And Olivia Newton-John charted at number 29 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los Del Mar Featuring Pedro Castano charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme)” by The Rembrandts charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Mother Mother” by Tracy Bonham charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1985, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 5 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick (Remixed By Paul Hardcastle)” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 30 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “The Goonies 'R' Good Enough” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 50 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 15 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 2 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los Del Mar Featuring Pedro Castano charted at number 23 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Mother Mother” by Tracy Bonham charted at number 28 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 8 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

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

In 1985, “Rock Me Amadeus” by Falco charted at number 8 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “19” by Paul Hardcastle charted at number 18 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 7 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 19 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1991, “Do The Limbo Dance” by David Hasselhoff charted at number 3 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 8 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Bobby Brown” by Frank Zappa charted at number 13 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 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Wall Street Shuffle” by 10cc charted at number 3 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1974, “Clap For The Wolfman” by The Guess Who charted at number 14 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 31 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “James Brown Is Dead” by L.A. Style charted at number 46 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Are You Lonesome Tonight? (Laughing Version)” by Elvis Presley charted at number 71 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Holiday Rap '91” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 96 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 42 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 1 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “19” by Paul Hardcastle charted at number 22 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 16 on the France Pop Singles Chart

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

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

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

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

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 8 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 8 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, “Captain Jack” by Captain Jack charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

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

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1968, “Fire” by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

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 10 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 12 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “My Toot Toot” by Denise LaSalle charted at number 13 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “My Toot Toot” by Rockin' Sidney charted at number 23 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 3 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 14 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 28 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1963, “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (Sequel)” by Allan Sherman charted at number 8 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Martian Hop” by Ran-Dells charted at number 10 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Harper Valley P.T.A.” by Jeannie C. Riley charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “1,2,3 Red Light” by 1910 Fruitgum Company charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Eric Clapton charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Clap For The Wolfman” by The Guess Who charted at number 7 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wildwood Weed” by Jim Stafford charted at number 19 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Night Chicago Died” by Paper Lace charted at number 20 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wild Thing” by Fancy charted at number 30 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Earache My Eye” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 31 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by The Beach Boys charted at number 35 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wombling Summer Party” by The Wombles charted at number 70 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Moonlight Special” by Ray Stevens charted at number 79 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)” by Reunion charted at number 93 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Smokin' In The Boys Room” by Mötley Crüe charted at number 20 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 41 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs September 21, 2021

What's Today?

Today is Tue Sep the 21 in the year 2021
Jan 1 began on a Fri
This is day 264 of the year
Serialnumber = 44448
Julian date = 2459467 O.S.= 9 - 8 - 2021

Calendar

Holidays

Sukkot
Feast of Divine Life (Egyptian).
Feast of St. Matthew, apostle, evangelist.
[UN] International Day of Peace.
International Day of Peace
International Priorities Week (Day 2)
National Turn Off Your TV Week (Day 2)
National Coasts Weeks (Day 10)
National Adult Day Care Center Week (Day 3)
National Farm Animals Awareness Week (Day 3)
National Farm Safety Week (Day 3)
National Laundry Workers Week (Day 3)
National Mind Mapping and Brainstorming Week (Day 3)
National Rehabilitation Week (Day 3)
National Singles Week (Day 3)
National Sports Junkie Week (Day 3)
National Tie Week (Day 3)
Safety Awareness Week (Day 3)
National Ballroom Dance Week (Day 5)
National Mind Mapping for Problem Solving Week (Day 3)
National Dog Week (Day 3)
National Banned Books Week (Day 3)
Religious Freedom Week (Day 3)
Roller Skating Week (Day 3)
[?] Watticism Day
[Belize] Independence Day (1981)
[Malta] Independence Day (1964)
[Phillipines] Thanksgiving
[USA] Constitution Week thru 9-23
[USA] Constitution Week (Day 5)
[World] Gratitude Day.
Autumn Holiday (Scotland).
Biosphere Day
Blessed Rainy Day (Bhutan).
Idaho Spud Day
International Flower Day
Maltese Independence Day (Britain 1964).
National Rich Villian Day (Larry Hagman b-day)
World Gratitude Day

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
Bourbon Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
Cable Television Month.
Childhood Cancer Month
Children's Books Month
Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
Classical Music Month
Emergency Care Month
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)
Hurricane Season Months in the West (June 1-Oct 31)
International Cooperation Learning Month
International Gay Square Dance Month
International Solar Month
International Visitors Month
Jazz Month
Latino Heritage Month
Library Card Sign-Up Month
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.
National Alcohol and Drug Treatment Month
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
National Ice Cream Sandwich Month
National Literacy Month
National Mind Mapping Month
National Piano Month
National Rice Month
National School Success Month
National Sewing Month
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
Organic Harvest Month
PTA Membership Enrollment Month
Philatelic Publications Month.
Pleasure Your Mate Month
Potato Bread Month
Project Aware Month
Sea Cadet Month
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!
Harvest Moon Days (full moon closest to equinox) (thru 10-8)
Summer-Autumn
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