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Offbeat Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for April 15

Last Updated 04-16-2021

🎭Sam McMurray -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.4/15/1952 N.S.
Actor, Puppet Actor, Producer
TV Shows: The King of Queens, Tracey Ullman Show, Dinosaurs (as Roy Hess)
Movie Titles: Raising Arizona, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Addams Family Values

🎭Thomas F. Wilson -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.4/15/1959
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Freaks and Geeks (as Coach Fredericks), Pig Goat Banana Cricket
Movie Titles: Back to the Future (series), The Heat

🎭🎮Tom Kane -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.4/15/1962
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: a very prolific voice actor since 1992
TV Shows: Team Knight Rider, The Powerpuff Girls, Wolverine and the X-Men, Foster's Imaginary Friends, Robot Chicken (occasional), Archer, Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales, The Wild Thornberrys, Star Wars the Clone Wars
Movie Titles: The Smurfs 2, Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles (TV movie series), The New Yoda Chronicles (TV movie series), 9
Video Games: The Smurfs 2, Disney Infinity, Lego Dimensions (series), Batman: Arkham Asylum, Star Wars (series), Call of Duty (series)

🎭Flex Alexander -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.4/15/1970 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Producer
TV Shows: One on One (as Mark "Flex" Washington), Homeboys In Outer Space (as Tyberius Walker)
Movie Titles: Snakes on a Plane, Out Cold, She's All That

🎭Andrew Daly -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.4/15/1971
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: MADtv, Adventure Time, Review, The Life and Times of Tim
Movie Titles: Semi-Pro, What Happens in Vegas, She's Out of my League, Transformers: Dark of the Moon

🎭Cooper Barnes -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.4/15/1979 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, English
Misc: a founding member of the sketch comedy troupe Frog Island
TV Shows: Conan (as a sketch player), Henry Danger (as Captain Man)
Movie Titles: Escape from Planet Earth

🎭Seth Rogen -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.4/15/1982
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Freaks and Geeks (as Ken Miller)
Movie Titles: Superbad, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Pineapple Express, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, Observe and Report, 50/50, This is the End, Neighbors

🎭Zizan Razak -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.4/15/1984 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, TV Host, Malaysia
Names/Places: NN: The Emperor of Comedy in Malaysia
Movie Titles: Hantu Kapcai, KL Gangster 2

🎭Leonie Elliott -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.4/15/1988 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Call The Midwife

🎭Emma Watson -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.4/15/1990 N.S.
Actress, Producer, French
Movie Titles: Harry Potter (series as Hermione Granger), The Tale of Desperaux, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Beauty and the Beast

🎭🎵Murray K. Hill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/15/1865 d.10/23/1942 (77)
Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Vaudevillan, Singer
Names/Places: stage name of Joseph Tunnicliffe Pope Jr.

🎨Billy DeBeck -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/15/1890 d.11/11/1942 (52)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Barney Google

🎭Marian Jordan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/15/1898 d.4/7/1961 (62)
Hall of Famer, Radio Actress, Comedienne
Misc: some say b. in 1897; radio: Fibber McGee & Molly (as Molly McGee 1935-1959)

🎭John Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/15/1903 d.5/5/1983 (80)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, English
TV Shows: Family Affair (as Niles French)
Movie Titles: Dial M for Murder, The Rogues

🎭Harry Monty -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/15/1904 d.12/28/1999 (95)
Actor
Movie Titles: The Wizard of Oz (one of the original Munchkins)

🎭Hans Conried -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/15/1917 d.1/5/1982 (64)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in Baltimore, Md.; RLMN:Frank Foster
TV Shows: My Friend Irma, Burns & Allen, Pantotime Quiz, Danny Thomas Show (as Uncle Tonoose), Jack Paar Show, Tony Randall Show, Dudley Do Right (as Snidley Whiplash), Dr. Seuss (narrator), Fractured Flickers, Davey Crocket (as Thimblerig)
Movie Titles: The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T

🎭Harvey Lembeck -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/15/1923 d.1/5/1982 (58)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: The Phil Silvers Show (as Cpl. Rocco Barbella), The Hathaways, Ensign O'Toole

🎭Elizabeth Montgomery -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/15/1933 d.5/18/1995 (62)
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; Robert's daughter
TV Shows: Robert Montgomery Presents (player), Bewitched (as Samantha Stephens & cousin Serena)

🎭🎵Roy Clark -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/15/1933 N.S. d.11/15/2018 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Variety Show Host, Banjoist, Fiddler, Country Singer, Country Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Meherrin, Va.; MN:Linwood
TV Shows: Hee Haw

🎵Adolph Jacobs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/15/1939 d.7/23/2014 (75)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Coasters

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Abraham Lincoln -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/12/1809 d.4/15/1865 (56)
Hall of Famer, President
Misc: 16th U.S. President 1861-65; born in a log cabin in what is now Larue County, Kentucky; on a $5 bill & penny; the tallest president at six feet

🎭Raymond Bailey -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/6/1904 d.4/15/1980 (75)
TV Actor
TV Shows: The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (as Dean Magruder), The Beverly Hillbillies (as Milton Drysdale)

🎭Kenneth Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1926 d.4/15/1988 (62)
Actor, Comedian, English

🎭Donald T. Bexley -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1910 d.4/15/1997 (87)
TV Actor
TV Shows: Sanford and Son (as Bubba)

🎵🎸Joey Ramone -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/19/1952 d.4/15/2001 (48)
Hall of Famer, Drummer, Punk Rock Singer
Names/Places: RN:Jeffrey Hyman
Misc: b. 1951?
Group Names: The Ramones

🎭🎵Dave King -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/23/1929 d.4/15/2002 (72)
Actor, Comedian, Singer, English

🎵John Fred -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/8/1941 d.4/15/2005 (63)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Pop Singer
Names/Places: LN:Gourrier
Group Names: John Fred and His Playboy Band
Song Titles: Judy In Disguise

🎨Brant Parker -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/26/1920 d.4/15/2007 (86)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Book Titles: Wizard of Id, Crock

🎭🎮R. Lee Ermey -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/24/1944 N.S. d.4/15/2018 N.S. (74)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Names/Places: NN: The Gunny; MN:Ronald
Movie Titles: Se7en, Toy Story (series), Full Metal Jacket
Video Games: Batman (series), Toy Story (series), Call of Duty (series)

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In 1892, The General Electric Company, formed by the merger of the Edison Electric Light Company and other firms, was incorporated in New York state. According to David Letterman, after G.E. bought RCA (parent of NBC-TV), he commented that G.E. Sucks on occasion on his “Late Night With David Letterman” show.

In 1931, The first walk across American backwards began.

In 1935, “Fibber McGee and Molly”, Radio Series, debuts, stars Jim and Marion Jordan; d. 1956.

In 1938, Huey, Dewey, and Louie, Cartoon Characters, first appeared in 'Donaldʹs Nephews'; by Walt Disney.

In 1948, The early days of television had many talent shows, but ABCʹs “Hollywood Screen Test” was one of the best. Future stars who got a break on the show included Jack Lemmon, Jack Klugman and Grace Kelly. Bert Lytell hosts, soon to be replaced by Neil Hamilton, who years later would play Commissioner Gordon on “Batman.”

In 1950, A lot of viewers remember Gil Gerard as Captain Buck Rogers, but not many remember Kem Dibbs. He played the savior of the universe (before being replaced by Robert Pastene) in ABCʹs black-and-white “Buck Rogers,” which lifts off tonight.

In 1957, COVER OF “LIFE” ERNIE KOVACS, seen with his trademark cigar and the caption “INVENTIVE GENIUS”

In 1960, 04 x 15 = 60

In 1967, Decca Records releases the Whoʹs “Happy Jack” in the U.S. The record peaks at #24 making it The Whoʹs first record to crack the top 70.

In 1968, It actually happened some time between April 15 and 25 during Standard Time: on The Suzy Saturn Show (hosted by Suzy Mallery and host of KAARtoon-o-Rama in the 1965-66 era), my name was mentioned for the first time on any form of mass media on a San Diego TV station, KCST-39 (now KNSD).

In 1972, R.C., “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band peaked at #84 on the pop singles chart.

In 1972, R.C., “Nutrocker” by Emerson, Lake and Palmer peaked at #70 on the pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Commander Cody entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1972, “The Candy Man” by Sammy Davis Jr. entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1982, Jay Leno made his first guest appearance on Late Night with David Letterman.

In 1982, “No Soap, Radio,” a mad collection of sight gags, non sequiturs and basketball-headed hotel patrons, debuts on ABC, starring Steve Guttenberg, Edie McClurg and Stuart Pankin. It proves too bizarre to gain mass appeal, and lasts a single month.

In 1983, Tokyo Disneyland, the first Disney theme park to be built outside of the United States, opened in Japan.

In 1989, R.C., “Orinoco Flow (Sail Away)” by Enya (Whimsical Willʹs fave) peaked at #24 on the pop singles chart.

In 1989, R.C., “She Drives Me Crazy” by Fine Young Cannibals peaked at number one on the pop singles chart, a song parodied into “Weird Al”'s “She Drives Like Crazy” and Guns ʹn Mosesʹs “She Drives Me Brady”.

In 1990, A “Simpsons” episode très extraordinaire! Principal Skinner ships Bart off to France as an exchange student because of a cherry-bomb-in-the-toilet incident. (“I have a weakness for the classics,” the young vandal explains.) This allows “The Simpsons”' creative team to deal with a few classics of their own, as Bart rides through a French countryside that looks suspiciously like famous paintings, one after another. “We had to figure out a way to draw those paintings in a Simpson style,” recalls director Wes Archer. That eye-popping sequence helped push this episode past all the other crackerjack “Simpsons” clamoring for a spot on this roster. Even without it, “The Crepes of Wrath” is more savory than Provenç al cuisine, as Bart is enslaved by his wine-making sponsors while, back home, an Albanian exchange student-spy relieves Homer of countless nuclear secrets, and while foiling a plot to lace the Beaujolais with anti-freeze, Bart discovers he can speak fluent French! “Incroyable!” “The Crepes of Wrath” is vintage “Simpsons.”

In 1990, Need a few laughs after paying your taxes? Fox debuts a new skit-based comedy show, “In Living Color.” Not just a Wayans family get-together, “ILC” stars Tommy Davidson, David Alan Grier and Jim Carrey.

In 1990, She was one Hell of a woman as the beauty queen from Hell, Miss Norway, who was Mona Grudt, was from the city of Hell in Norway. She was crowned Miss Universe.

In 1991, Sacramento Kings set NBA record, losing 35th consecutive game on road.

In 1992, Jay Leno makes his final appearance as permanent guest host of the “Tonight Show with Johnny Carson” before taking over the reins for good.

In 1992, Star Trek actors William Shatner (Captain James T. Kirk), Leonard Nimoy (Mr. Spock) and DeForest Kelley (Doctor Leonard 'Bonesʹ McCoy) were inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters Hall of Fame.

In 1994, “Space Ghost Coast to Coast” began airing on Cartoon Network

In 1995, On the cover of TV Guide: “Fran Drescher”. Other Articles: Melrose Place, new video hardware

In 1996, Mark Mullen joins ABCʹs “World News Now” where he is made an honorary Canadian, forced to watch an old KRON Daybreak interview he conducted with Ruby the Orangutan, and endure “World News Now” regulars Ian Shoales and Barry Mitchell.

In 1997, The sitcom “Soul Man” starring Dan Aykroyd debut on ABC

In 1997, On the cable television show “Praise the Lord,” Pat Boone apologized for offending anyone by appearing on Januaryʹs American Music Awards wearing a heavy-metal get-up. He said the new look was supposed to be funny and promote his new album — a cover of classic heavy-metal songs.

In 1999, “Legalize It” album by Peter Tosh was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA

In 2000, On the cover of TV Guide: “The Three Stooges”

In 2001, Joey Ramone (Jeffrey Hyman), the gangly punk rock icon whose signature yelp melded with the Ramonesʹ three-chord thrash to signify the New York punk revolution, dies at the age of 49 of complications from lymphoma.

In 2001, A swarm of bees nesting in the Coors Fieldʹs right-field auxiliary scoreboard makes their presence known when Todd Hollandsworth steps into the batterʹs box to start the bottom of the fourth frame. After a nine-minute delay, the game continues without incident to the players, fans, or the bees, with the Rockiesʹ outfielder gets the crowd buzzing by hitting three home runs following the stoppage of play, including a three-run walk-off round-tripper in the tenth inning of Coloradoʹs 10-7 victory over Arizona.

In 2002, “Whammy! The All-New Press Your Luck” began airing on Game Show Network

In 2006, “Eureka Seven” began airing on Adult Swim

In 2007, Brant Parker, the original illustrator of “The Wizard of Id” comic strip, died in Lynchburg, Virginia, at age 86, just days after the passing of the stripʹs writer, Johnny Hart.

In 2019, “No Good Nick” began airing on Netflix

In 2060, 04 x 15 = 60

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1944, “Mairzy Doats” by The Merry Macs charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Peter Cottontail” by Gene Autry charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy” by Red Foley charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Peter Cottontail” by Mervin Shiner charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Go To Sleep, Go To Sleep, Go To Sleep” by Arthur Godfrey And Mary Martin charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Blue Moon” by The Marcels charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Mother-In-Law” by Ernie K-Doe charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “My Three Sons” by The Lawrence Welk Orchestra charted at number 56 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Bumble Boogie” by B. Bumble And The Stingers charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Baby Sittin' Boogie” by Buzz Clifford charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Frogg” by The Brothers Four charted at number 62 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Bonanza” by Al Caiola And His Orchestra charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Three Little Fishes” by Buzz Clifford charted at number 113 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Strawberry Fields Forever” by The Beatles charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “I'm A Man” by The Spencer Davis Group charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Yellow Balloon” by Yellow Balloon charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “The Oogum Boogum Song” by Brenton Wood charted at number 98 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Happy Jack” by The Who charted at number 99 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “I Gotcha” by Joe Tex charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by Robert John charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Jungle Fever” by Chakachas charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” by Paul McCartney And Wings charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Candy Man” by Sammy Davis, Jr. With The Mike Curb Congregation charted at number 38 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Commander Cody And His Lost Planet Airmen charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Chantilly Lace” by Jerry Lee Lewis charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard” by Paul Simon charted at number 49 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Nutrocker” by Emerson, Lake And Palmer charted at number 70 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Sylvia's Mother” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 78 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by Nitty Gritty Dirt Band charted at number 84 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Iko Iko” by Dr. John charted at number 86 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Werewolves Of London” by Warren Zevon charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys” by Willie Nelson And Waylon Jennings charted at number 94 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” by Tone Loc charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Walk The Dinosaur” by Was (Not Was) charted at number 23 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Iko Iko” by The Belle Stars charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 28 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Mr. Personality” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 42 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “She Don't Use Jelly” by The Flaming Lips charted at number 79 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Goodbye Earl” by The Dixie Chicks charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “How Do You Like Me Now?!” by Toby Keith charted at number 31 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Bad Touch” by Bloodhound Gang charted at number 52 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” by Eiffel 65 charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “My Humps” by The Black Eyed Peas charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Get Drunk And Be Somebody” by Toby Keith charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Size Matters (Someday)” by Joe Nichols charted at number 100 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1961, “You're Driving Me Crazy” by Temperance Seven charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Baby Sittin' Boogie” by Buzz Clifford charted at number 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Blue Moon” by The Marcels charted at number 24 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Goodnight Mrs. Flintstone” by The Piltdown Men charted at number 25 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “I Was Kaiser Bill's Batman” by Whistling Jack Smith charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields Forever” by The Beatles charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Al Capone” by Prince Buster charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Seven Drunken Nights” by The Dubliners charted at number 25 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “The Return Of The Red Baron” by The Royal Guardsmen charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Snoopy vs. The Red Baron” by The Royal Guardsmen charted at number 43 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Blue Is The Colour” by Chelsea Football Team charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Turn Your Radio On” by Ray Stevens charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” by Paul McCartney And Wings charted at number 46 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by Dave Newman charted at number 48 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “I Must Be In Love” by The Rutles charted at number 48 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Me, Myself And I” by De La Soul charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Yakety Yak” by 2 Live Crew charted at number 90 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” by California Raisins charted at number 96 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Old Pop In An Oak” by Rednex charted at number 44 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Bad Touch” by Bloodhound Gang charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Ooh Stick You!” by Daphne And Celeste charted at number 57 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Cartoon Heroes” by Aqua charted at number 63 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1950, “I've Got A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts” by Freddy Martin And His Orchestra Featuring Merv Griffin or Sammy Kaye charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Mule Train” by Frankie Laine or Vaughn Monroe charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Strawberry Fields Forever / Penny Lane” by The Beatles charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Snoopy vs. The Red Baron” by The Royal Guardsmen charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “The Return Of The Red Baron” by The Royal Guardsmen charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “I'm A Man” by The Spencer Davis Group charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem Of World Contact Day) / Can't Smile Without You” by The Carpenters charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Surfin' U.S.A. / Special Kind Of Girl” by Leif Garrett charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Watching The Detectives / Blame It On Cain / Mystery Dance” by Elvis Costello charted at number 36 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Short People / Old Man On The Farm” by Randy Newman charted at number 41 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Wild Thing” by Sam Kinison charted at number 39 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Speed” by Alpha Team charted at number 21 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “She Don't Use Jelly” by The Flaming Lips charted at number 41 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Cartoon Heroes” by Aqua charted at number 25 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Bad Touch” by Bloodhound Gang charted at number 35 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1989, “I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers charted at number 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Walk The Dinosaur” by Was (Not Was) charted at number 27 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Strokin'” by Clarence Carter charted at number 47 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 2 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “White Lines (Don't Do It)” by Duran Duran charted at number 38 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Mr. Personality” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 41 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Ooh Stick You!” by Daphne And Celeste charted at number 16 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Cartoon Heroes” by Aqua charted at number 18 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 2 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Cartoon Heroes” by Aqua charted at number 37 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Living On Video” by Fidget charted at number 54 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Way I Mate” by Rednex charted at number 58 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1967, “Happy Jack” by The Who charted at number 7 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Strawberry Fields Forever” by The Beatles charted at number 16 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Mellow Yellow” by Donovan charted at number 17 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Egyptian Reggae” by Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers charted at number 15 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Disco Planet (Wir beamen)” by Frank Zander charted at number 24 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 1 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Old Pop In An Oak” by Rednex charted at number 4 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Short Short Man” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 6 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 20 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Cartoon Heroes” by Aqua charted at number 15 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Ballad Of Chasey Lain” by Bloodhound Gang charted at number 21 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Way I Mate” by Rednex charted at number 40 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “My Humps” by The Black Eyed Peas charted at number 59 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1961, “Sucu Sucu” by Ping-Ping And Al Verlaine charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Baby Sittin' Boogie” by Buzz Clifford charted at number 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “I Was Kaiser Bill's Batman” by Whistling Jack Smith charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Strawberry Fields Forever / Penny Lane” by The Beatles charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Sylvia's Mother” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 21 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Psycho Killer” by Talking Heads charted at number 13 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Spaceman” by Bolland And Bolland charted at number 18 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Stars On '89 (Remix)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 88 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 31 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 3 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Ballad Of Chasey Lain” by Bloodhound Gang charted at number 71 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Cartoon Heroes” by Aqua charted at number 83 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1995, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 10 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Short Short Man” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 14 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Cartoon Heroes” by Aqua charted at number 47 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Bad Touch” by Bloodhound Gang charted at number 52 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Living On Video” by Pakito charted at number 11 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 93 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1967, “Strawberry Fields Forever” by The Beatles charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Snoopy vs. The Red Baron” by The Royal Guardsmen charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Old Pop In An Oak” by Rednex charted at number 13 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Whistle Song (Blow My Whistle Bitch)” by DJ Aligator Project charted at number 13 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Cartoon Heroes” by Aqua charted at number 17 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1978, “Egyptian Reggae” by Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers charted at number 15 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Iko Iko” by The Belle Stars charted at number 27 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Old Pop In An Oak” by Rednex charted at number 9 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 10 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Them Girls, Them Girls” by Zig And Zag charted at number 40 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Cartoon Heroes” by Aqua charted at number 29 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Ballad Of Chasey Lain” by Bloodhound Gang charted at number 48 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Lou Bega charted at number 76 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Bad Touch” by Bloodhound Gang charted at number 88 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “My Humps” by The Black Eyed Peas charted at number 49 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1961, “Blue Moon” by The Marcels charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Mother-In-Law” by Ernie K-Doe charted at number 7 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Bumble Boogie” by B. Bumble And The Stingers charted at number 10 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Jungle Fever” by Chakachas charted at number 17 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “I Gotcha” by Joe Tex charted at number 34 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by Robert John charted at number 49 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” by Paul McCartney And Wings charted at number 50 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Nutrocker” by Emerson, Lake And Palmer charted at number 59 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Commander Cody And His Lost Planet Airmen charted at number 63 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Chantilly Lace” by Jerry Lee Lewis charted at number 79 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard” by Paul Simon charted at number 85 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Candy Man” by Sammy Davis, Jr. With The Mike Curb Congregation charted at number 100 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys” by Willie Nelson And Waylon Jennings charted at number 59 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Werewolves Of London” by Warren Zevon charted at number 78 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Short People” by Randy Newman charted at number 84 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Walk The Dinosaur” by Was (Not Was) charted at number 17 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” by Tone Loc charted at number 18 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “White Lines (Don't Do It)” by Duran Duran charted at number 15 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 14 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Bad Touch” by Bloodhound Gang charted at number 24 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Italy

In 2000, “The Bad Touch” by Bloodhound Gang charted at number 6 on the Italy Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Cartoon Heroes” by Aqua charted at number 18 on the Italy Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs for April 15, 2022

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Today is Fri Apr the 15 in the year 2022
Jan 1 began on a Sat
This is day 105 of the year
Serialnumber = 44654
Julian date = 2459673 O.S.= 4 - 2 - 2022

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Astrological sign: Aries: The Ram (3-21 thru 4-19); Aries people are bold, impulsive and confident. Body part associated with this sign: The head. Element: Fire. Occupations: Exploration, the military, entrepreneur, outdoor engineering, fireman. Ruling Planet: Mars. Traits: Energetic, assertive, impulsive.
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Flower: Sweet Pea and Daisy
Gem: Diamond
Full Moon: the Pink moon
Astrological sign: Taurus: The Bull (4-20 thru 5-20); Ruling Planet: Venus. Element: Earth. Traits: Determined, persistent, loyal. Body part associated with this sign: The neck. Occupations: Farming, the arts (music), work requiring research, building, hand work.
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