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Offbeat Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for February 8

Last Updated 04-14-2021

🎵John Williams -- is 89 in the year 2021 and 90 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1932
Conductor/Composer, Pianist
Names/Places: MN:Towner; b. in New York City
Misc: scored many top movie hits like Jaws, E.T., Home Alone, Star Wars & Raiders of the Lost Ark series, Lost in Space, Gilligan's Island, Jurassic Park, plus the NBC Nightly News theme
Group Names: Boston Pops (leader)
TV Shows: Evening at Pops (conductor)

🎭🎵Robert Klein -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1942
TV Actor, Comedian, TV Host, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: had own radio show in 1979
Album Titles: Child of the 50's
TV Shows: TV Bloopers & Practical Jokes, Stand Up Sit Down (host), Sisters (as Big Al Barker)
Movie Titles: Two Weeks Notice, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Reign Over Me, Definitely Maybe

🎭🎵🎸Creed Bratton -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1943
Actor, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: The Grass Roots
TV Shows: The Office (as Creed Bratton)
Movie Titles: Terri, The Ghastly Love of Johnny X, Labor Pains

✍🎭Florinda Meza -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1949 N.S.
Screenwriter, Actress, Producer, Mexican
TV Shows: El Chapulin Colorado, Chespirito, El Chavo del Ocho (comedy series as Dona Florinda)

John Swartzwelder -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1949 N.S.
Novelist, Screenwriter
Book Titles: The Exploding Detective, The Time Machine Did It, Dead Men Scare Me Stupid
TV Shows: The Simpsons (penned around 60 episodes as of 2017)

🎭Mary Steenburgen -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1953
Movie/Stage Actress
Names/Places: b. in Newport, Ark.; Ted Danson's wife
Movie Titles: The Proposal, What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Step Brothers, Melvin and Howard, Ragtime, Parenthood, Back To The Future III, Philadelphia, Nixon, Ink's Kate Montgomery, Joan or Arcadia's Helen Girardi, Elf, Four Christmases

🎭Ethan Phillips -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1955
TV Actor
TV Shows: Star Trek: Voyager (as ship cook and comic Neelix, a Talaxian)

🎭Marla Rubinoff -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1967
TV Actress
TV Shows: Down to Earth (as Marla Jeanette Rubinoff), New WKRP in Cincinnatti (as Nancy Braithwaite), Spiderman (voicist as Marla), The Nutt House, On The Air

🎭🎮April Stewart -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1968 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Video Game Voice Actress
Misc: a prolific video game voice actress
TV Shows: South Park, Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja
Movie Titles: Mission: Impossible -Ghost Protocol, Wreck-It Ralph, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponger Out of Water
Video Games: Bee Movie Game, Evolve, Destiny, Wildstar, South Park (series), World of Warcraft (series), Lightning Returns (Series)

🎭Stephanie Courtney -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1970 N.S.
Actress, Commercial Actress
Misc: Progressive Insurance ads
Movie Titles: Blades of Glory, The Heartbreak Kid

🎭💻🎮Seth Green -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1974
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer/Director, Internet Audio Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (voice as Leonardo), Byrds of Paradise (as Harry Byrd), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (as Oz), Family Guy, Greg The Bunny (as Jimmy Bender), Robot Chicken, Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. (voice as A-Bomb), Dads (as Eli Sachs)
Movie Titles: Radio Days, Arcade, Krampus, Austin Powers (series), The Italian Job, Rat Race, Knockaround Guys, Scooby Doo 2 Monsters Unleashed, Without a Paddle, Can't Hardly Wait, Four Kings
Video Games: Storybook Weaver (series), Family Guy (series), Mass Effect (series)

🎭Pooch Hall -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1977 N.S.
Actor
Names/Places: RN: Marion Hall
TV Shows: The Game (as Derwin Davis), Ray Donovan
Movie Titles: Jumping the Broom, Blind Dating

🎭Jake Jundef -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1978
Actor
Misc: professionally acting since age 5; retired from acting in 1994
TV Shows: Brooklyn Bridge (as Benny)
Movie Titles: Mannequin, Earth Girls are Easy, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

🎭🎮William Jackson Harper -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1980 N.S.
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: The Electric Company (as Danny Rebus), The Good Place (as Chidi Anagonye)
Movie Titles: All Good Things, True Story, Paterson
Video Games: Grand Theft Auto IV

🎭🎮🎵Danny Tamberelli -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1982
Actor, Comedian, Video Game Voice Actor, Musician
TV Shows: The Magic School Bus, The Adventures of Pete and Pete
Movie Titles: The Mighty Ducks
Video Games: Grand Theft Auto V

🎭Cecily Strong -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1984 N.S.
Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: The Awesomes, Saturday Night Live
Movie Titles: Staten Island Summer, The Bronze, Slow Learners

🎭Anna Hutchinson -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.2/8/1986 N.S.
Actress, New Zealand
TV Shows: Go Girls
Movie Titles: The Cabin in the Woods

Alice Kramden -- b.2/8/????
General Fictious Character
TV Shows: The Honeymooners

Dmitri I. Mendeleyev -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/27/1834 Ju-1 or 2/8/1834 N.S. d.1/20/1907 Ju-1 (72) or 2/2/1907 N.S. (72)
Chemist, Russian
Names/Places: MN:Ivanovich
Misc: discovered periodic table of the elements so Tom Lehrer could sing a song about the elements

🎭Charlie Ruggles -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/8/1886 d.12/23/1970 (84)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: some say b. in 1892
TV Shows: The Ruggles (as himself), The World of Mr. Sweeney (star), The Bullwinkle Show (as Aesop)

🎵🏆🥊Fred "Freddie" Blassie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/8/1918 N.S. d.6/2/2003 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, Novelty Singer, Wrestler
Names/Places: aka Classy Freddie Blassie; RN:Frederick Kenneith Blassie
Song Titles: Pencil Neck Geek

🎭Audrey Meadows -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/8/1922 d.2/3/1996 (73)
TV/Stage Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Panelist, Chinese
Names/Places: RLN:Cotter; Jayne's sister
Misc: 1950s game show panelist; some say b. 1926 but reference books put her b. 1924
TV Shows: Bob & Ray (regular), Jackie Gleason Show (regular), The Honeymooners (as Alice Kramden), Too Close For Comfort (as Iris Martin), The Simpsons (as Beatrice who is Grandpa's girlfriend)

⛪🎭🎵🎷Jack Lemmon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/8/1925 d.6/27/2001 (76)
Protestant, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Movie Director, Jazz Pianist
Names/Places: b. in Boston; RFMN:John Uhler III; Cynthia Stone's, then Felicia Farr's hubby
Movie Titles: The China Syndrome, The Odd Couple, Mr. Roberts, Some Like It Hot, Great Racr, Days of Wine and Roses, Save the Tiger, Grumpy Old Men, Grumpier Old Men, Hamlet, My Fellow Americans, Out to Sea, Odd Couple II

🎭James Dean -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/8/1931 d.9/30/1955 (24)
Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: b. in Marion, IN; RN:James Byron
Misc: still has a cult following
Movie Titles: East of Eden, Giant, Rebel Without a Cause

🎵Larry Verne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/8/1936 d.10/8/2013 (77)
Singer
Misc: turned into a construction foreman & assistant set director in motion pictures
Song Titles: Mr. Custer

🎭Gary Coleman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/8/1968 d.5/28/2010 (42)
Actor
Names/Places: b. in Zion, Ill.
TV Shows: Diff'rent Strokes (as Arnold Jackson)

🎭Marvin Miller -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/18/1913 d.2/8/1985 (71)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Space Patrol (as Mr. Proteus), The Millionaire (as Michael Anthony), Mr. Magoo Show (voicist)

🎭Harriet MacGibbon -- Death 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)

🎵Raymond Scott -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/10/1908 d.2/8/1994 (85)
Arranger, Composer, Pianist, Bandleader
Names/Places: Dorothy Collins' hubby
Misc: Quirky innovative music from radio jazz shows to Ren and Stimpy
TV Shows: Your Hit Parade

🎭🎵Ken Delo -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/8/1938 N.S. d.2/8/2016 N.S. (0)
Actor, Comedian, Singer, Doo Wop Performer
Group Names: The Pencil Smudges (a take-off on the group The Ink Spots), Delo and Daly (comedy team)
TV Shows: The Lawrence Welk Show

🎨✍🎵Samuel Butler -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.2/8/1612 J-LD or 2/8/1613 Ju-1 d.9/25/1680 J-LD (68)
Painter, Poet, Satirist, Philosopher, Composer, English
Names/Places: baptized Feb 14, 1612/3 (Julian Lady Day/Julian-1 dates)
Book Titles: Hudibras (a long satirical poem)

🎨✍🎵Samuel Butler -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.2/8/1612 J-LD or 2/8/1613 Ju-1 d.9/25/1680 J-LD (68)
Painter, Poet, Satirist, Philosopher, Composer, English
Names/Places: baptized Feb 14, 1612/3 (Julian Lady Day/Julian-1 dates)
Book Titles: Hudibras (a long satirical poem)

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Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1947, “Huggin' And Chalkin'” by Hoagy Carmichael With The Chickadees charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Get A Job” by The Silhouettes charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Short Shorts” by The Royal Teens charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Jailhouse Rock” by Elvis Presley charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Surfin' Bird” by The Trashmen charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Louie Louie” by The Kingsmen charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Drag City” by Jan And Dean charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Harlem Shuffle” by Bob And Earl charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Little Boxes” by Pete Seeger charted at number 75 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Bird Dance Beat” by The Trashmen charted at number 95 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Rip Van Winkle” by The Devotions charted at number 99 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Dizzy” by Tommy Roe charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Daddy Sang Bass” by Johnny Cash charted at number 52 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” by Arthur Conley charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Feelin' So Good (S.k.o.o.b.y-D.o.o)” by The Archies charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Bubble Gum Music” by Rock And Roll Double Bubble Trading Card Co. charted at number 74 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Theme From 'The Banana Splits Adventure Hour' or The Tra La La Song (One Banana, Two Banana)” by The Banana Splits charted at number 96 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Great Balls Of Fire” by Tiny Tim charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Your Bulldog Drinks Champagne” by Jim Stafford charted at number 24 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Carl Douglas charted at number 60 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Chevy Van” by Sammy Johns charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Please Mr. President” by Paula Webb charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “The No No Song” by Ringo Starr charted at number 78 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Wolf Creek Pass” by C.W. McCall charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Spies Like Us” by Paul McCartney charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 23 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “The Super Bowl Shuffle” by Chicago Bears Shufflin' Crew charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rock Me Amadeus” by Falco charted at number 79 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Addams Groove” by MC Hammer charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)” by Los del Rio charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

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Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1958, “Jailhouse Rock” by Elvis Presley charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Louie Louie” by The Kingsmen charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Poison Ivy” by The Paramounts charted at number 37 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” by Marmalade charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “I Put A Spell On You” by Nina Simone charted at number 28 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Lily The Pink” by The Scaffold charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sabre Dance” by Love Sculpture charted at number 41 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Great Balls Of Fire” by Tiny Tim charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “I'm The Urban Spaceman” by The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band charted at number 48 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Black Superman (Muhammad Ali)” by Johnny Wakelin And The Kinshasa Band charted at number 14 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Smokin' In The Boys Room / Home Sweet Home” by Mötley Crüe charted at number 69 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Bohemian Rhapsody / These Are The Days Of Our Lives” by Queen charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Addams Groove” by MC Hammer charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Where's Me Jumper” by Sultans Of Ping FC charted at number 67 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Your Woman (aka >Abort, Retry, Fail?_)” by White Town charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum)” by The Cheeky Girls charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “It's A Rainbow” by Rainbow (George And Zippy) charted at number 92 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “Do You Want To Build A Snowman?” by Kristen Bell Featuring Agatha Lee Monn And Katie Lopez charted at number 47 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Baby Shark” by Pinkfong charted at number 52 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 83 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1958, “White Silver Sands” by Don Rondo charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Jailhouse Rock” by Elvis Presley charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “He's My Blonde-Headed, Stompie Wompie, Real Gone Surfer Boy” by Little Pattie charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Lily The Pink” by The Scaffold charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Chewy Chewy” by Ohio Express charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “I'm The Urban Spaceman” by The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Kung Fu Fighting / Gamblin' Man” by Carl Douglas charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “(It's A) Monster's Holiday / Great Expectations” by Buck Owens charted somewhere on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Earache My Eye / Turn That Thing Down” by Cheech And Chong charted somewhere on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Bonaparte's Retreat / Too Many Mornings” by Glen Campbell charted somewhere on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “The Night Chicago Died / Can You Get It When You Want It” by Paper Lace charted somewhere on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Newcastle Song / Ventriloquist Love” by Bob Hudson charted somewhere on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Sun City” by Artists United Against Apartheid charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 24 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rock Me Amadeus” by Falco charted at number 45 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 50 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Addams Groove” by MC Hammer charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Spill The Wine” by Freaked-Out Flower Children charted at number 34 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Rush” by Big Audio Dynamite II charted at number 50 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Do It With Madonna” by The Androids charted at number 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 33 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1986, “Rock Me Amadeus” by Falco charted at number 24 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Sun City” by Artists United Against Apartheid charted at number 25 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Rush” by Big Audio Dynamite II charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 6 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Addams Groove” by MC Hammer charted at number 15 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 19 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Pull Up To The Bumper” by Rumblefish charted at number 37 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by The Braids charted at number 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 36 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 17 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 37 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1986, “Sun City” by Artists United Against Apartheid charted at number 15 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “James Brown Is Dead” by L.A. Style charted at number 7 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 16 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Addams Groove” by MC Hammer charted at number 39 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by The Braids charted at number 5 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Alien Attack” by S.P.O.C.K. charted at number 33 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 16 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum)” by The Cheeky Girls charted at number 28 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 93 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1992, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 3 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life” by Monty Python charted at number 6 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 13 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Do The Limbo Dance” by David Hasselhoff charted at number 16 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Dizzy” by Vic Reeves And The Wonder Stuff charted at number 22 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Bicycle Race” by Queen Dance Traxx Featuring Blümchen charted at number 26 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 13 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 48 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1969, “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” by The Beatles charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Lily The Pink” by The Scaffold charted at number 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” by Marmalade charted at number 15 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Zak es lekker door” by De Deurzakkers m.m.v. FC Den Bosch And de Kikvorschen charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Who The F**k Is James Brown?” by Traumatic Stress charted at number 11 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Addams Groove” by MC Hammer charted at number 18 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “F**k Macarena” by MC Rage charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by The Braids charted at number 31 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum)” by The Cheeky Girls charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 31 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “United States Of Whatever” by Liam Lynch charted at number 83 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Old Town Road [+ Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus (Remix)]” by Lil Nas X charted at number 87 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1997, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by The Braids charted at number 15 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 28 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Warren G charted at number 38 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Paris Latino” by Star Academy 2 charted at number 3 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 7 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 97 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 63 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 161 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1969, “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” by Marmalade charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Lily The Pink” by The Scaffold charted at number 8 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Carl Douglas charted at number 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by The Braids charted at number 12 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Ghostbusters” by Spritney Bears charted at number 17 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1969, “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” by The Beatles charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Carl Douglas charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Sun City” by Artists United Against Apartheid charted at number 20 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “James Brown Is Dead” by L.A. Style charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 11 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life” by Monty Python charted at number 13 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by The Braids charted at number 46 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 7 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Paris Latino” by Star Academy 2 charted at number 10 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum)” by The Cheeky Girls charted at number 98 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 36 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1958, “Get A Job” by The Silhouettes charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Short Shorts” by The Royal Teens charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Surfin' Bird” by The Trashmen charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Louie Louie” by The Kingsmen charted at number 7 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Carl Douglas charted at number 15 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Your Bulldog Drinks Champagne” by Jim Stafford charted at number 48 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rock Me Amadeus” by Falco charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Sun City” by Artists United Against Apartheid charted at number 13 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Spies Like Us” by Paul McCartney charted at number 16 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Land of 1,000 Dances” by The Wrestlers charted at number 92 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Vienna Calling” by Falco charted at number 97 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “Do You Want To Build A Snowman?” by Kristen Bell Featuring Agatha Lee Monn And Katie Lopez charted at number 75 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?)” by Ylvis charted at number 96 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 16 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Italy

In 2003, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 18 on the Italy Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs for February 8, 2022

What's Today?

Today is Tue Feb the 8 in the year 2022
Jan 1 began on a Sat
This is day 39 of the year
Serialnumber = 44588
Julian date = 2459607 O.S.= 1 - 26 - 2022

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