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Offbeat Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for October 27

Last Updated 10-22-2020

🎭Lara Parker -- is 82 in the year 2020 and 83 in the year 2021; b.10/27/1938
Actress
TV Shows: Dark Shadows (as Angelique the witch)

✍⚖🎭John Cleese -- is 81 in the year 2020 and 82 in the year 2021; b.10/27/1939
Comedy Writer, Attorney/Lawyer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, English
Names/Places: b. in Weston-Super-Mare, ex-husband of Connie Booth
TV Shows: Monty Python's Flying Circus, Fawlty Towers
Movie Titles: Monty Pyton & The Holy Grail, Monty Pyton's Life of Brian, Monty Pyton's The Meaning of Life, A Fish Called Wanda, Fierce Creatures, George of the Jungle (as Ape), The Out of Towners, Rat Race, Pinocchio (voice), Shrek 2

🎵Dennis Frazier -- is 81 in the year 2020 and 82 in the year 2021; b.10/27/1939 N.S.
Songwriter, Country Singer
Song Titles: Alley-Oop, There Goes My Everything (written for Jack Greene)

🎭🎵Ivan Reitman -- is 74 in the year 2020 and 75 in the year 2021; b.10/27/1946
Movie Producer/Director, Composer, Canadian, Czechoslovakian
Movie Titles: Up in the Air, No Strings Attached, Ghostbusters, Meatballs, Stripes, Kindergarden Cop, Dave

🎭Randolph Dobbs -- is 71 in the year 2020 and 72 in the year 2021; b.10/27/1949
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1980
Movie Titles: Young Frankenstein, Sunday Lovers, The Blue Hotel, The World's Greatest Lover

Fran Lebowitz -- is 70 in the year 2020 and 71 in the year 2021; b.10/27/1950
Author, Satirist
Book Titles: Metropolitan Life, Social Studies, The Fran Lebowitz Reader

✍🎭Roberto Benigni -- is 68 in the year 2020 and 69 in the year 2021; b.10/27/1952
Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian, Director, Italian
Movie Titles: Pinocchio, The Monmster, The Tiger and the Snow, Life is Beatutiful

🎭🎵🎸Ted Wass -- is 68 in the year 2020 and 69 in the year 2021; b.10/27/1952
Actor, Producer/Director, Bassist, Rock & Roll Singer
TV Shows: Soap (as Danny Dallas), Blossom (as Nick Russo and director), Les Than Perfect (director), Rules of Engagement (director), Spin City (director)

🎭🎵Robert Picardo -- is 67 in the year 2020 and 68 in the year 2021; b.10/27/1953
Actor, Singer
TV Shows: China Beach (as Dr. Dick Richard), Wonder Years (as gym teacher Coach Ed Cutlip), Star Trek: Voyager (as Doc Zimmerman the testy holographic ship's doctor)
Movie Titles: Gremlins: The New Batch, Star Trek: First Contact, Total Recall

🎭🎮Deborah Moore -- is 57 in the year 2020 and 58 in the year 2021; b.10/27/1963
Actress, Video Game Voice Actress, English
Movie Titles: Die Another Day, Chaplin, Into the Sun
Video Games: Star Wars: Battlefront, Dragon Age (series)

🎵🎸Jason Finn -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.10/27/1967
Rock & Roll Performer
Group Names: the Presidents of the United States of America

🎭Sean Holland -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.10/27/1968
Actor
TV Shows: Clueless (as Sean Holiday)
Movie Titles: Clueless

🎭David Walton -- is 42 in the year 2020 and 43 in the year 2021; b.10/27/1978
Actor
TV Shows: New Girl (as Sam Sweeney), About a Boy (as Will)
Movie Titles: Bad Moms, Fired Up!

🎭Patrick Fugit -- is 38 in the year 2020 and 39 in the year 2021; b.10/27/1982
Actor
Movie Titles: Almost Famous, Saved!, We Bought a Zoo

🎭Troy Gentile -- is 27 in the year 2020 and 28 in the year 2021; b.10/27/1993
Actor
TV Shows: The Goldbergs (as Barry Goldberg)
Movie Titles: Good Luck Chuck, Drillbit Taylor

🎭Frederick DeCordova -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1910 d.9/15/2001 (90)
Movie Producer, TV Producer/Director
TV Shows: Tonight Show

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🎭Jack Carson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1910 d.1/2/1963 (52)
TV/Movie/Radio Actor, Comedian, Canadian

🎭🎵Nanette Fabray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1920 N.S. d.2/22/2018 N.S. (97)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, Dancer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in San Diego, CA; Shelley Fabares' aunt; RN:Ruby Bernadette Nanette Fabares; aka Baby Nan
Misc: was not a member of the Our Gang film comedies
TV Shows: Caesar's Hour, One Day at a Time (as Grandma Katherine Romano)

🎭Nel Wertimer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1923 d.1/2/2013 (89)
Actor
TV Shows: The Jeffersons (as Ralph the Doorman)

🎭Mary Kay Stearns -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1925 N.S. d.11/17/2018 N.S. (93)
Actress
Names/Places: wife of Johnny, Christopher's mom
TV Shows: Mary Kay and Johnny (as herself)

🎭Jean-Pierre Cassel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/27/1932 d.4/19/2007 (74)
Movie Actor, Comedian, French

🎭Fatso Marco -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/1/1906 d.10/27/1962 (56)
Comedian
Names/Places: RN:Marco Marcella
TV Shows: The Milton Berle Show

🎭Lew Parker -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/28/1907 d.10/27/1972 (64)
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: That Girl (as Lou Marie)

🎭Allan "Rocky" Lane -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/22/1909 N.S. d.10/27/1973 N.S. (64)
TV/Movie Actor, Voice Actor
Misc: B-movie cowboy star of the 1940s
TV Shows: Red Ryder (star) Mr. Ed (voicist)

🎭🎵Frank Devol -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/20/1911 d.10/27/1999 (88)
Actor, Conductor/Composer, Arranger, Alto-sax, Bandleader
Misc: of 1950-60s TV varieties
TV Shows: Dinah Shore, I'm Dickens-He's Fenster, Fernwood 2-Night, My Three Sons (theme song writer)

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🎭🎵🎸Lou Reed -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/2/1942 d.10/27/2013 (71)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Composer/Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Louis Firbank
Misc: some say b. 1943 or '44
Group Names: The Velvet Underground, soloist
Song Titles: Walk on the Wild Side, Sweet Jane, Vicious, I Love You Suzanne, No Money Down

🎭🎵John Zacherle -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/26/1918 d.10/27/2016 N.S. (98)
Voice Actor, TV Host, Radio Broadcaster, Novelty Singer
Misc: well known for his long career as a television horror host broadcasting horror movies in Philadelphia and New York City in the 1950s and 1960s
Song Titles: Dinner with Drac (as The Cool Ghoul)

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In 1896, The first Pali Road is completed in Hawaii (the Pali is a cliff where the winds are so strong streams flow UP! Honest!).

In 1923, R.C., “Yes! We Have No Bananas” hits number one on the pop singles chart by Ben Selvin.

In 1939, British actor John Cleese born; famed for his roles in “Monty Python,” “Fawlty Towers” and the Oscar-winning feature “A Fish Called Wanda.”

In 1947, The radio show “You Bet Your Life,” starring the one and only Groucho Marx, premiered on ABC. (It later became a television show on NBC). You say a secret woid and a duck comes down and awoids ya $100. Why a duck? Because an elephant is too heavy. Now thatʹs the most ridiculous thing I ever hoid! George Fenneman was Grouchoʹs eternal straight man. Fenneman stayed with Marx during the programʹs run on radio (1947 — 1960) and TV (1950 — 1961).

In 1954, Walt Disneyʹs first television anthology program, titled “Disneyland” after his yet-to-be completed theme park, premiered on ABC. It was renamed “Walt Disney Presents” in the fall 1958. It was later renamed as “Walt Disneyʹs Wonderful World of Color,” “The Wonderful World of Disney,” “Disneyʹs Wonderful World” and “Walt Disney”. “Disneyland” will be historically noted as ABCʹs first smash. Many NBC and CBS affiliates in those days took ABC as a second network just to have the “Disneyland” show.

In 1956, R&B singer Clarence Henryʹs “Ainʹt Got No Home” is put out by Argo Records. Itʹs Henryʹs first hit and because he sings like a frog on it, he earns the nickname “Frogman.”

In 1962, R.C., “Further More” by Ray Stevens peaked at #91 on the pop singles chart.

In 1964, Sonny Bono married Cher LaPierre and she became a Bono in Tijuana, Mexico. They divorced February 20, 1974.

In 1967, Gene Wilder wed Mary Schutz

In 1972, In a Brady Bunch episode called “Fright Night”, The Brady kids try to out-frighten each other as they haunt their own house, the Brady boys frighten their sisters with a manufactured ghost and some weird noises. The girls get even when they bet the boys that they canʹt spend a whole night in the attic.

In 1972, “The London Chuck Berry Session” album by Chuck Berry was certified Gold.

In 1972, A TELEVISION MILESTONE Bob Keeshanʹs “CAPTAIN KANGAROO” has its 5000th episode over CBS-TV

In 1973, On the cover of TV Guide: “Blythe Danner, Ken Howard of Adamʹs Rib”. Other Articles: Steve McQueen, Barbra Streisand

In 1973, ALLAN “ROCKY” LANE, the cowboy actor whoʹd voiced the TV character MR. ED dies in California at age 69

In 1980, The first total Internet crash took place in its earliest days when the U.S. defence departmentʹs prototype Internet — ARPANET — caught a virus.

In 1988, “ET” released to home video (14 million presold). Now you can see the best of Mary Hart, John Tesh, and the…oops, sorry, itʹs “ET” the movie about the space alien.

In 1990, “Black Cat” hits number one on the pop singles chart by Janet Jackson.

In 1991, The first Planet Hollywood opened.

In 1992, Frank Zappaʹs album [55] PLAYGROUND PSYCHOTICS was released (Live material and dialogs '70 — '71.).

In 1992, Tipper Gore (wife of future VP) admits to covering clock on her VCR with black tape so she wouldnʹt have to watch it blink.

In 1993, Glen Frye stars as private detective Cody McMahon. Heʹs working “South Of Sunset,” and the ratings for this debut episode are so far south of CBSʹs expectations, despite heavy publicity, that the network cancels the show immediately. The unaired episodes are aired a few months later when MTV celebrates the reunion of the Eagles.

In 1998, “Sabrina, The Teenage Witch” album soundtrack was released. Are we now starting a Melissa Joan Hart 27 list by any chance? She did work with “Weird Al” Yankovic on a couple of occasions.

In 1999, Korn debuts its new single on the season premiere of “South Park.” Korn members Jonathan Davis, James “Munky” Shaffer, Brian “Head” Welch, Reginald “Fieldy” Arvizu, and David Silveria lend their likenesses and voices — as well as the song “Falling Away From Me” — to the episode that spoofed “Scooby Doo” the cartoon series.

In 2004, “Drawn Together” debut on Comedy Central.

In 2011, “Beavis and Butt-head” returned to be airing new episodes on MTV.

In 2014, “Mike Tyson Mysteries” began airing on Adult Swim

In 2016, “Pure Genius” began airing on CBS

In 2016, “The Great Indoors” began airing on CBS

In 2017, “Unikitty!” began airing on Cartoon Network

In 2019, The 22nd Mark Twain Prize, the nationʹs top prize for humor, was presented to Dave Chappelle during the annual Kennedy Center Celebration of American Humor in Washington, D.C.

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1945, “Chickery Chick” by Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra Featuring Billy Williams, Nancy Norman charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “In The Middle Of The House” by Vaughn Monroe charted at number 31 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “In The Middle Of The House” by Rusty Draper charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “The Flying Saucer (Parts 1 And 2)” by Buchanan And Goodman charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Now You Has Jazz” by Bing Crosby And Louis Armstrong charted at number 89 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Monster Mash” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Alley Cat (Omkring Et Flygel)” by Bent Fabric And His Piano charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Surfin' Safari” by The Beach Boys charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Hully Gully Baby” by The Dovells charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Further More” by Ray Stevens charted at number 91 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Basketball Jones Featuring Tyrone Shoelaces” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 17 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Cheaper To Keep Her” by Johnnie Taylor charted at number 38 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Smokin' In The Boys Room” by Brownsville Station charted at number 100 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Tusk” by Fleetwood Mac charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Spooky” by The Atlanta Rhythm Section charted at number 30 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Rainbow Connection” by Kermit The Frog (Jim Henson) charted at number 34 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Do You Think I'm Disco?” by Steve Dahl And Teenage Radiation charted at number 60 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “I Do The Rock” by Tim Curry charted at number 103 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “She Bop” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 28 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Teacher, Teacher” by .38 Special charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “I Can't Drive 55” by Sammy Hagar charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 95 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Wiggle It” by 2 In A Room charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Banned In The U.S.A.” by Luke Featuring 2 Live Crew charted at number 96 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “The Star Spangled Banner” by Whitney Houston charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Online” by Brad Paisley charted at number 49 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “All My Friends Say” by Luke Bryan charted at number 86 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 96 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1956, “Bloodnoks Rock'N' Roll Call / Ying Tong Song” by The Goons charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Rock With A Caveman” by Tommy Steele And The Steelmen charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Telstar” by The Tornados charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Speedy Gonzales” by Pat Boone charted at number 43 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Sun Arise” by Rolf Harris charted at number 47 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “The Laughing Gnome” by David Bowie charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Monster Mash” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Deck Of Cards” by Max Bygraves charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Rock On” by David Essex charted at number 31 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Deck Of Cards” by Wink Martindale charted at number 37 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Tusk” by Fleetwood Mac charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 15 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me” by The Bellamy Brothers charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Cars” by Gary Numan charted at number 37 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Spooky” by The Atlanta Rhythm Section charted at number 70 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 14 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Agadoo” by Black Lace charted at number 31 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Lines (Don't Do It)” by Melle Mel And The Furious Five charted at number 55 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Madam Butterfly (Un Bel Di Vedremo)” by Malcolm McLaren charted at number 66 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Theme From 'The A Team'” by Mike Post charted at number 72 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Tour de France” by Kraftwerk charted at number 73 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Bob The Builder charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Help I'm A Fish” by Little Trees charted at number 88 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “The Gambler” by Kenny Rogers charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Barbie Girl” by Samanda charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Baby Shark” by Pinkfong charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1951, “On Top Of Old Smoky” by Terry Gilkyson And The Weavers charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Shotgun Boogie” by Tennessee Ernie Ford charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Alley Cat (Omkring Et Flygel)” by Bent Fabric And His Piano charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Monster Mash / Monster's Mash Party” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Jim Croce charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me / Make Me Over” by The Bellamy Brothers charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Nice Legs, Shame About The Face / Hip Pocket Nerve” by Dave And The Derros charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Cool For Cats / Model” by U.K. Squeeze charted at number 25 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Tusk / Never Make Me Cry” by Fleetwood Mac charted at number 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hello, This Is Joannie (The Telephone Answering Machine Song) / Lullabye Tissue Paper Co.” by Paul Evans charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Computer Games / Wot Do You Want” by Mi-Sex charted at number 35 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia / Rainbow Ride” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 42 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik / M Factor” by M charted at number 50 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3 / Common As Muck” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 70 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Gimme That Banana / Don't Stop it Now” by Alston Koch And Dark Tan charted at number 84 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hudson, The Football King / Tribute To Peter Hudson” by Lou Lincoln And Chris Mundy charted at number 87 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Smurf Song / The Magic Flute Smurf” by Father Abraham And The Smurfs charted at number 92 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “You Think You're A Man” by Divine charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “She Bop” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Agadoo” by Black Lace charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Madam Butterfly (Un Bel Di Vedremo)” by Malcolm McLaren charted at number 27 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Hanky Panky” by Madonna charted at number 50 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Can We Fix It?” by Bob The Builder charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “I'm Your Funny Bear” by Gummibear charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Just A Song About Ping Pong” by Operator Please charted at number 42 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 36 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1979, “Cool For Cats” by U.K. Squeeze charted at number 15 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 30 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Tusk” by Fleetwood Mac charted at number 32 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Computer Games” by Mi-Sex charted at number 34 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 46 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 2 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “She Bop” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 20 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Tour de France” by Kraftwerk charted at number 24 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Agadoo” by Black Lace charted at number 29 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Bombalurina charted at number 17 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Strokin'” by Clarence Carter charted at number 26 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 6 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “The Salmon Dance” by The Chemical Brothers charted at number 11 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 25 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 2 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1990, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Bombalurina charted at number 8 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1962, “Speedy Gonzales” by Pat Boone charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Tusk” by Fleetwood Mac charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me” by The Bellamy Brothers charted at number 14 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Surf City” by Jan And Dean charted at number 15 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Woodpeckers From Space” by Video Kids charted at number 18 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Madam Butterfly (Un Bel Di Vedremo)” by Malcolm McLaren charted at number 25 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “She Bop” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 41 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “The Chicken In Black” by Johnny Cash charted at number 48 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 50 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Banned In The U.S.A.” by Luke Featuring 2 Live Crew charted at number 96 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1962, “Speedy Gonzales” by Pat Boone charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Telstar” by The Tornados charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Bobby Brown” by Frank Zappa charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Bombalurina charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1979, “If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me” by The Bellamy Brothers charted at number 5 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 4 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “She Bop” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 15 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1962, “Monster Mash” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Brother Louie” by Stories charted at number 25 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Basketball Jones Featuring Tyrone Shoelaces” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 36 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Jim Croce charted at number 62 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “She Bop” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 11 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Radio Nowhere” by Bruce Springsteen charted at number 56 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Online” by Brad Paisley charted at number 59 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 85 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs October 27, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Tue Oct the 27 in the year 2020 , a leap year
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Julian date = 2459138 O.S.= 10 - 14 - 2020

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Holidays

Feast of St. Claudia, Pilate's wife (Eastern Church).
Feast of St. Frumentius, bishop and founder of Ethiopian church.
[USA] National Cleaner Air Week (Day 3)
National Consumers Week (Day 3)
National Pharmacy Week (Day 3)
National Save Your Back Week (Day 3)
[UN] Disarmament Week (Day 3)
[Cuba] Discovery Day (1492)
[Iran] Imam Reza's Birthday
[St Vincent & Grenadines] Independence Day (1979)
[St Vincent Islands] Statehood Day (1969)
[USA] "Weird Al" Yankovic Day (every month)
[USA] Navy Day (1775, holiday 1922)
[USA] Navy Day
Angam Day (Nauru).
Country's Change of Name Anniversary (Zaire).
Deepawali (Fiji).
Disarmament Week (Day 4)
Disneyland TV Day (prem 1954)
Good Bear Day.
National Magic Week (Day 3)
Owaglt (Hopi).
Pakistani Revolution Day.
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Thanksgiving and Independence Day.
Theodore Roosevelt Day
You Bet Your Life Day (prem 1947)
Pornography Awareness Week (Day 3)

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.
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Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
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International Book Fair Month
International Marine Travel Month!
Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month
Learning Disabilities Awareness Month
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Michigan Library Month.
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