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Offbeat Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for October 5

Last Updated 10-22-2020

🎭🎵Glynis Johns -- is 97 in the year 2020 and 98 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1923
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Singer, Pianist, South African
Names/Places: Alys Maude Steel-Payne & Mervyn's daughter
TV Shows: Glynis (as Glynis Granville), Cheers (as Diane's mom)
Movie Titles: While You Were Sleeping, The Court Jester, The Ref, Mary Poppins

🎵George Jones Jr. -- is 84 in the year 2020 and 85 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1936
Singer
Misc: the "Rama Lama Ding Dong", part of the title is heard on David Seville's song "The Witch Doctor" as a lyric
Group Names: The Edsels

🎭Stephanie Cole -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1941
Actress, English
TV Shows: Tenko, Open All Hours, A Bit of a Do, Waiting For God, Keeping Mum, Doc Martin, Still Open All Hours, Coronation Street

🎭Judy Graubart -- is 77 in the year 2020 and 78 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1943
Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: The Electric Company (as Winnie and also in recurring sketches as different characters such as Jennifer of the Jungle and Here's Cooking at You hostess Julia Grownup, whose character was a play on Julia Child the chef and other characters)
Movie Titles: Author! Author!, Simon

🎵🎸Brian Johnson -- is 73 in the year 2020 and 74 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1947
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Heavy Metal Singer, English
Group Names: AC/DC (replaced the late Bon Scott as lead on 4-3-1980)
Song Titles: You Shook Me All Night Long, Hells Bells, Rock and Roll Ain't Noise Pollution, Let's Get It Up, For Those About To Rock, Who Made Who, Heatseeker, Thunderstruck, Moneytalks, Are You Ready, Big Gun, Hard as a Rock, Stiff Upper Lip, Rock 'n' roll Train
Album Titles: Back in Black, For Those About To Rock, Flick of the Switch, Fly on the Wall, Who Made Who, Blow Up Your Video, The Razor's Edge, Ballbreaker, Stiff Upper Lip, Black Ice, Rock or Bust

🎭Sal Viscuso -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1948
Actor
TV Shows: The Montefuscos (as Nunzio Montefusco), Soap (as Father Timothy Flotsky), Port Charles
Movie Titles: Spaceballs, Max Dugan Returns, Fatso

🎭Karen Allen -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1951
TV/Movie Actress, Director
Names/Places: b. in Carrollton, IL; Hale Brown's wife
TV Shows: East of Eden (mini series)
Movie Titles: Scrooged, Starman, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, National Lampoon's Animal House, The Perfect Storm

🎵🎸Russell Mael -- is 65 in the year 2020 and 66 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1955
Songwriter, Singer, New Wave Musician
Names/Places: RN:Dwight Russell Day
Misc: some say b. 1953 or 1956
Group Names: Sparks

🎭🎵🎸Phil Cornwell -- is 63 in the year 2020 and 64 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1957 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Alternative Rock Performer, English
Group Names: Gorillaz (voice of Murdoc Niccals)
TV Shows: King Arthur's Disasters, Meg and Mog, Dead Ringers
Movie Titles: Scoop

🎵🎸Lee "Kix" Thompson -- is 63 in the year 2020 and 64 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1957 N.S.
Composer, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Saxophonist, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Group Names: Madness

🎵🎸Dave Dederer -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1964
Modern Rock Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Presidents of the United States of America

🎭🎮Samuel Vincent -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1971 N.S.
Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, Max Steel, Dr. Dimensionpants, SheZow, Voltron Force, Littlest Pet Shop, Ed Edd n Eddy (as Edd), Krypto the Superdog, InuYash (as Peach Man), Ranma 1/2 (as Ghost Cat and Curry Man), X-Men Evolution, Baby Looney Tunes, Storm Hawks, Martin Mystery, Sonic Underground
Video Games: Dead Rising (series), Dynasty Warriors (series), Ed Edd n Eddy (series), Devil Kings

🎭🎮Scott Weinger -- is 45 in the year 2020 and 46 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1975
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
Names/Places: MN:Eric
Misc: some say b. 1976
TV Shows: Full House (as Steve Hale, also on Fuller House), Aladdin (as Aladdin)
Movie Titles: Aladdin (series)
Video Games: Disney Infinity (series), Kinect Disneyland Adventures, Kingdom Hearts II (series)

🎭Kevin Bigley -- is 34 in the year 2020 and 35 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1986
Actor
TV Shows: Sirens (as Brian)
Movie Titles: The Angry Birds Movie, Game Change, The Dilemma

🎭Myles Jeffrey -- is 30 in the year 2020 and 31 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1990
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Beverly Hills 90210 (as Zach Reynolds), Early Edition (as Henry Paget)
Movie Titles: Face/Off, Babe: Pig in the City, The Ant Bully, Mom's Got a Date wiht a Vampire

🎭Wesley Morgan -- is 30 in the year 2020 and 31 in the year 2021; b.10/5/1990 N.S.
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Degrassi: The Next Generation, Really Me!, Paradise Falls, Unnatural History
Movie Titles: The Rocker, Harriet the Spy: Blog Wars

Winston Matthew Kyle -- is -156 in the year 2020 and -155 in the year 2021; b.10/5/2176
Australian, General Fictious Character
Misc: Star Trek character

💰🏆⚾Ray A. Kroc -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1902 d.1/14/1984 (81)
Restaurateur, MLB Owner
Misc: builder of McDonalds empire; McDonald's says Oct 2
Sports Teams: San Diego Padres (owned)

🎭🎵Larry Fine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1902 d.1/24/1975 (72)
Movie Actor, Comedian, Violinist
Names/Places: RFN:Louis Feinberg
Movie Titles: The Three Stooges (as Larry 1928-end)

🎭🎵Jimmy Ritz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1904 d.11/17/1985 (81)
Actor, Comedian, Dancer, Singer
Misc: of The Ritz Brothers; some say b. Oct 4

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🎭Harriet MacGibbon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1905 d.2/8/1987 (81)
Actress
TV Shows: The Beverly Hillbillies (as Mrs. Margaret Drysdale), Smothers Brothers Show (as Mrs. Costello)

🎵Elva Ruby Connes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1907 d.6/28/1997 (89)
Novelty Singer
Misc: recorded under the name of Mrs. Miller for her versions of popular songs.

🎭Allen Ludden -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1917 N.S. d.6/9/1981 N.S. (63)
Game Show Host, TV Producer
Names/Places: Betty White's husband
Misc: his gravestone says b. 1917, some sources give 1918 or 1919
TV Shows: Stumpers, Password, Liar's Club, GE College Bowl

🎨Bil Keane -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1922 d.11/8/2011 (89)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Book Titles: The Family Circus

✍🎭Bill Dana -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1924 d.6/15/2017 N.S. (92)
Comedy Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Quincy, MA
Misc: worked for Steve Allen
Song Titles: The Astronaut (as José Jiménez)
TV Shows: No Soap Radio, Bill Dana Show (as Jose Jimenez the Astronaut)

🎨Bob Thaves -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1924 d.8/1/2006 (81)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Frank & Ernest

🎭Jeff Conaway -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1950 d.5/27/2011 (60)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
TV Shows: Taxi (as Bobby Wheeler), Wizards & Warriors, Babylon 5 (as Zack Allan)

🎭Bernie Mac -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/5/1957 N.S. d.8/9/2008 N.S. (50)
Movie Actor, Voice Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Chicago, IL
TV Shows: The Bernie Mac Show (as Bernie Mac MacCollough)
Movie Titles: The Original Kings of Comedy, Charlie's Angels Full Throttle, Bad Santa, Mr. 3000, Ocean's Twelve, Guess Who, Soul Men, Booty Call, Friday, The Players Club, Head of STate, Pride, Transformers, Madagascar Escape 2 Africa

🎭🎵Justin "Jud" Strunk Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/11/1936 N.S. d.10/5/1981 N.S. (45)
Actor, Comedian, Singer
Song Titles: Daisy a Day
TV Shows: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In

🎭Debbie Linden -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1961 d.10/5/1997 (36)
Actress, Scottish
TV Shows: Kenny Everett Show

🎭🎵🎸Wally George -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/4/1931 d.10/5/2003 (71)
TV Talk Show Host, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: NN:Mr. Conservative; Janis' hubby
Misc: Korean war 1951-53; radio show; some of his sound bits pop up in Whimsical Will's Demented News
TV Shows: Hot Seat (host)

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✍🎭Rodney Dangerfield -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/22/1921 d.10/5/2004 (82)
Comedy Writer, Movie Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Babylon, NY; RN:Jacob Cohen then Jack Roy
Misc: Never gets no respect
Song Titles: Rappin' Rodney
TV Shows: Caddyshack, Back to School, Meet Wally Sparks

🎵Shirley Ellis -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/19/1929 d.10/5/2005 (76)
Songwriter, Novelty Singer, Soul Singer

💻Steven Jobs -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/24/1955 N.S. d.10/5/2011 N.S. (56)
Computer Company Owner
Misc: Apple Computer founder

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In 1935, The Silly Symphony film, “Music Land” is released. Also known as “Musicland”.

In 1950, Ten x 05 = 50

In 1950, “You Bet Your Life”, TV Game Show, on the radio from 1947, a comedy game show by Groucho Marx, also '80 w/ Buddy Hackett, debut on NBC.

In 1953, TV Guide Listing: 9:30 p.m./ET The Red Buttons Show (CBS): Guest: Singer K Callan. Sketches: (1) Red is maestro Fritz Keeglefarven, the greatest conductor of all, leading a symphony orchestra in Carnegie Hall. (2) Red is the millionth customer to enter a cafeteria.

In 1957, NBC canceled “Gumby,” dammit!

In 1959, R.C., “Boogie Bear” by Boyd Bennett peaked at #73 on the pop singles chart.

In 1961, “The Bob Cummings Show”, TV Comedy (not the Love That Bob show); debut on CBS.

In 1963, On the cover of TV Guide: “Phil Silvers”. Other Articles: Liz Taylor, Willie Mays

In 1965, Dick McInnes stays aloft almost twelve hours in a kite.

In 1965, “The Pink Panther” album by Henry Mancini was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1968, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of My Three Sons: Fred MacMurray, Tina Cole, Don Grady”. Other Articles: Car.Burnett, Mod Squad, Dragnet

In 1969, A farmer believes his sheep are birds and that they nest in trees, two Frenchmen consider the commercial potential of flying sheep. “And now for something completely different”…the BBC becomes a much sillier place with the first airing of “Monty Pythonʹs Flying Circus.” It featured regulars John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Michael Palin, Terry Jones, Terry Gilliam and Eric Idle. The series began airing on public television stations in the U.S. in 1974.

In 1970, “Bloodrock 2” album by Bloodrock was released

In 1973, In a Brady Bunch episode called “Never Too Young”, When girl-hater Bobby is kissed by a cute little “miss” he thinks heʹs been exposed to the mumps; Millicent gives her hero, Bobby, a kiss for defending her at school, but later reports that she has the mumps. Bobby fears that he may have quarantined the family from a big “Roaring '20s” party.

In 1973, “Roll Out!”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS.

In 1974, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of Sanford and Son: Redd Foxx and Demond Wilson”. Other Articles: Demond Wilson, The Locusts

In 1974, R.C., “Clap For The Wolfman” by The Guess Who peaked at number six on the pop singles chart.

In 1991, Johnny Carson decides to cancel his retirement…although itʹs actually Carson impersonator Dana Carvey on “Saturday Night Live.”

In 1992, To protest Sinead OʹConnorʹs tearing up of the popeʹs picture on “Saturday Night Live”…a New York-based coalition of ethnic and national groups announced it would donate ten dollars to charity for each record, cassette tape or CD by the Irish pop singer that people mailed in.

In 1993, “Alapalooza” album by “Weird Al” Yankovic was released

In 1993, “Bedrock Anthem” is released from Weird Al Yankovicʹs “Alapalooza” CD. The song parodies the Red Hot Chili Peppers hits “Under the Bridge” and “Give It Away”

In 1995, “Gangstaʹs Paradise” single by Coolio was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA. “Weird Al” Yankovic parodied that into “Amish Paradise” in 1996.

In 1996, On the cover of TV Guide: “Jay Leno”. Other Articles: Lily Tomlin, Christine Taylor

In 1998, “The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer” began airing on UPN. It ranks as one of the worst TV series ever produced.

In 2001, Sabrina episode #120: In “Really Big Season Opener,” Sabrina and Miles (Trevor Lissauer) decide to team up for the production of a student horror film that includes a bloodsucking vampire, gloomy cheerleaders and a helpless maiden. But their quest for the perfect cast leads them to one performer (Sisqo) who seems to play his role a little too well. Miles wants to direct a student film and has enlisted Sabrinaʹs help. As producer and cheerleader number two, she is involved in casting the other roles in the vampire horror film. Sabrina and Miles canʹt find the perfect vampire for the film so Sabrina puts out an ad. Vladimir Kortensky (guest star Sisqo) shows up and is absolutely perfect for the part. Too perfect. Sabrina gets suspicious and logs on to the witch wide web, finding out that Vladimir is a real vampire, and despite his acting resume, is after her friendsʹ blood! Sabrina corners Vlad and fights him, Matrix-inspired moves and all. She finally manages to stake him.

In 2001, “Maybe Itʹs Me” began airing on The WB

In 2001, “Raising Dad” began airing on The WB

In 2001, “Reba” starring Reba McEntire began airing on The WB

In 2004, “Wanda Does It” began airing on Comedy Central

In 2004, Comedian Rodney Dangerfield died in Los Angeles at age 82.

In 2005, “Freddie” starring Freddie Prinze Jr. began airing on ABC

In 2009, “Letʹs Make a Deal (the 2009 reboot)” began airing on CBS

In 2011, “Penn and Teller Tell a Lie” began airing on Discovery Channel

In 2011, Squirrel! During the fifth inning of Game 4 of the NLDS against the Cardinals, a squirrel runs across home plate just as Phillies pitcher Roy Oswalt begins to deliver a pitch to Skip Schumaker. Umpire Angel Hernandez calls the pitch a ball, much to the chagrin of the right-hander and Philadelphia manager Charlie Manuel, who believe that “no pitch” should be called due to the distraction caused by the grey rodent, immortalized by the Redbirds fans as the “rally squirrel”.

In 2015, “Be Cool, Scooby-Doo!” began airing on Cartoon Network and Boomerang

In 2018, In an elaborate prank orchestrated by the street artist Banksy, one of the artistʹs paintings self-destructed in front of auction-goers in London, moments after it had been sold for $1.4 million.

In 2050, Ten x 05 = 50

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 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1957, “Short Fat Fannie” by Larry Williams charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “White Silver Sands” by Don Rondo charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Black Slacks” by Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones charted at number 28 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Flying Saucer The 2nd” by Buchanan And Goodman charted at number 50 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 63 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Gotta Get To Your House” by David Seville charted at number 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Busted” by Ray Charles charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Honolulu Lulu” by Jan And Dean charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Martian Hop” by Ran-Dells charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp)” by Allan Sherman charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Wipe Out” by The Surfaris charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Little Eefin Annie” by Joe Perkins charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Jenny Brown” by Smothers Brothers charted at number 86 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Harper Valley P.T.A.” by Jeannie C. Riley charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Fire” by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “1,2,3 Red Light” by 1910 Fruitgum Company charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Clap For The Wolfman” by The Guess Who charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Earache My Eye” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Eric Clapton charted at number 23 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)” by Reunion charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by The Beach Boys charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)” by Raspberries charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Night Chicago Died” by Paper Lace charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wild Thing” by Fancy charted at number 60 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wildwood Weed” by Jim Stafford charted at number 69 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 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Weird Science” by Oingo Boingo charted at number 51 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Born In East L.A.” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 54 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “You Look Marvelous” by Fernando (Billy Crystal) charted at number 91 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Rush” by Big Audio Dynamite II charted at number 70 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Low Rider (On The Boulevard)” by Latin Alliance Featuring War charted at number 81 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Superman's Song” by Crash Test Dummies charted at number 91 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 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Guys Do It All The Time” by Mindy McCready charted at number 79 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “Ten Rounds With José Cuervo” by Tracy Byrd charted at number 34 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?)” by Ylvis charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1957, “Short Fat Fannie” by Larry Williams charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Any Old Iron” by Peter Sellers charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Little Darlin'” by The Diamonds charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp)” by Allan Sherman charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Wipe Out” by The Surfaris charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Surf City” by Jan And Dean charted at number 38 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Red, Red Wine” by Jimmy James And The Vagabonds charted at number 36 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, “Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)” by Reunion charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Woodpeckers From Space” by Video Kids charted at number 72 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life” by Monty Python charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “I've Got A Little Puppy” by The Smurfs charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “It's Just Porn Mum” by Trucks charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 51 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 53 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?)” by Ylvis charted at number 65 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Cookie Dance” by Chip Chocolate charted at number 68 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 98 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 92 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 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Wipe Out / Surfer Joe” by The Surfaris charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

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

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

In 1968, “1,2,3 Red Light” by 1910 Fruitgum Company charted at number 9 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 14 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 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Bonaparte's Retreat / Too Many Mornings” by Glen Campbell charted at number 34 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Midnight At The Oasis / Any Old Time” by Maria Muldaur charted at number 35 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Streak / You've Got The Music Inside” by Ray Stevens charted at number 40 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Billy, Don't Be A Hero / Celia” by Paper Lace charted at number 48 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Clap For The Wolfman / Road Food” by The Guess Who charted at number 70 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 73 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “I Shot The Sheriff / Give Me Strength” by Eric Clapton charted at number 82 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Like A Surgeon” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 42 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Rush” by Big Audio Dynamite II charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 28 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “The Grease Megamix” by John Travolta And Olivia Newton-John charted at number 40 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 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme)” by The Rembrandts charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Mother Mother” by Tracy Bonham charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?)” by Ylvis charted at number 36 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 7 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 29 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 35 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1996, “Mother Mother” by Tracy Bonham charted at number 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los Del Mar Featuring Pedro Castano charted at number 46 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?)” by Ylvis charted at number 24 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 9 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 3 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 6 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 24 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1991, “Do The Limbo Dance” by David Hasselhoff charted at number 2 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Bobby Brown” by Frank Zappa charted at number 8 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

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

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

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1957, “Little Darlin'” by The Diamonds charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Fire” by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown charted at number 13 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Wall Street Shuffle” by 10cc charted at number 2 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Carl Douglas charted at number 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Clap For The Wolfman” by The Guess Who charted at number 11 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Eric Clapton charted at number 13 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 18 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “James Brown Is Dead” by L.A. Style charted at number 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 14 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 19 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 24 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 30 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Clouds Across The Moon” by The RAH Band charted at number 41 on the France Pop Singles Chart

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

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

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los Del Mar Featuring Pedro Castano charted at number 29 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1974, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Eric Clapton charted at number 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Carl Douglas charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Captain Jack” by Captain Jack charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 11 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1968, “Fire” by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown charted at number 3 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Yummy, Yummy, Yummy” by Ohio Express charted at number 10 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “My Toot Toot” by Denise LaSalle charted at number 21 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 23 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Rock Me Amadeus” by Falco charted at number 24 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Do The Limbo Dance” by David Hasselhoff charted at number 22 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 10 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 29 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

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

In 1968, “Harper Valley P.T.A.” by Jeannie C. Riley charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “1,2,3 Red Light” by 1910 Fruitgum Company charted at number 15 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Clap For The Wolfman” by The Guess Who charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Eric Clapton charted at number 10 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Earache My Eye” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 13 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)” by Reunion charted at number 33 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, “Wildwood Weed” by Jim Stafford charted at number 45 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Night Chicago Died” by Paper Lace charted at number 47 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wild Thing” by Fancy charted at number 58 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)” by Raspberries charted at number 75 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 17 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 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 45 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?)” by Ylvis charted at number 55 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 October 5, 2021

What's Today?

Today is Tue Oct the 5 in the year 2021
Jan 1 began on a Fri
This is day 278 of the year
Serialnumber = 44462
Julian date = 2459481 O.S.= 9 - 22 - 2021

Calendar

Holidays

Feast of St. Flora of Beaulieu, Virgin, (A.D. 1347).
Feast of St. Placid and his companions, martyrs.
National Chimney Sweep Week (Day 3)
Minority Enterprise Development Week (Day 2)
National Customer Service Week (Day 2)
[USA] National Employ the Handicapped Week (Day 3)
[USA] Newspaper Week (Day 3)
[USA] Respect Life Week (Day 3)
Get Organized Week (Day 3)
Mental Illness Awareness Week (Day 3)
National Health Care Food Service Week (Day 3)
National Spinning and Weaving Week (Day 3)
[USA] Fire Prevention Week (Day 3)
[Azores, Guinea-Bisau, Maderia, Portugal] Republic Day (1910)
[Bulgaria] Independence Day (1908) N.S.
[Indonesia] Army Day
[Lesotho] Sports Day
[Portugal] Day of Republic (1910)
Chester Alan Arthur Day
Day of the Holy Spirit (Gnostic).
International Space Hall of Fame Day
Macanese Republic Day.
Madeiran Republic Day.
PBS Day
Solomon Islands' Day.
Universal Children's Week (Day 5)
National Pickled Pepper Week (Day 5)

Reminders

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: Scorpio: The Scorpion (10-22 thru 11-21); Ruling Planet: Pluto. Element: Water. Traits: Passionate, intense, secretive, subtle. Body part associated with this sign: Secrets. Occupations: Teaching, work requiring concentration, training animals, psychiatry, surgery, detection.
Flowers: calendula, cosmos and hops
Gems: opal & tourmaline
October's name comes from the Latin word for eight, octo.
The Saxons called October Win Monath - time for making wine.
Full Moon: the Hunters' Moon, and the Blood Moon.
Gems: opal and tourmaline.
Flowers: The hops, calendula and cosmo
Meaning: the sentimental meaning of the opal and the tourmaline is for hope, and the calendula is for constancy.
American Magazine Month
Arizona Book Month
Asthma Awareness Month
Auto Battery Safety Month
Campaign for Healthier Babies Month
Co-op Awareness Month
Computer Learning Month
Consumer Information Month'
Cookbook Month
Cooking, Crafts and Home Books Month
Cooperative Month
National Pickled Pepper Month
Country Music Month
Crime Prevention Month
Cuts and Curls for Charity Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Ending Hunger Month
Energy Awareness Month
Energy Management Is a Family Affair Time
Family History Awareness Month
Fire Prevention Month
Gourmet Adventures Month
Great American Breakfast Club (Sep 1-Nov 30)
Healthy Lung Month
Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep 15-Oct 15)
Hunger Awareness Month
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
Hurricane Season Months in the West (June 1-Oct 31)
International Book Fair Month
International Marine Travel Month!
Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month
Learning Disabilities Awareness Month
Lesbian and Gay History Month
Lock in Safety Month
Lupus Awareness Month
Michigan Library Month.
National Adopt a Dog Month
National AIDS Awareness Month
National Apple Month!
National Applejack Month!!
National Arts and Humanities Month
National Awareness Month for Children with Cancer
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Car Care Month
National Clock Month
National Collectors Month
National Communicate with Your Kid Month
National Cosmetology Month
National Cut Out Dissection Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Depression Education and Awareness Month
National Dessert Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
National Dollhouse and Minatures Month
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Down Syndrome Month
National Education Month
National Family Sexuality Education Month
National Fish and Seafood Month!
National Foster Grandparent Month
National High-Tech Month
National Hobby Month.
National Kitchen and Bath Month
National Liver Awareness Month
National Lupus Month-Eggtober-Computer Learning Month
National Park Month
National Pasta Month
National Pizza Month
National Popcorn Poppin' Month
National Pork Month
National Quality Month
National Restaurant Month.
National Restaurant-Car Maintance Month-Rocktober-Octoberfess
National Rodent Prevention Month.
National Roller Skating Month
National Sarcastics' Awareness Month
National Seafood Month
National UNICEF Month
National Wine Festival Month!!
National Youth Against Tobacco Month
Pizza Festival Time Month!!
Polish-American Heritage Month
Spinal Health Month
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month
Value of Play Month
Vegetarian Awareness Month
Festival of Ceres (Roman corn goddess).
Harvest Moon Days (full moon closest to equinox) (thru 10-8)
Ruby-Throated Hummingbird migrates south, flying non-stop 500 miles
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