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Offbeat Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for April 19

Last Updated 04-25-2024

🎭Elinor Donahue -- is 87 in the year 2024 and 88 in the year 2025; b.4/19/1937 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Names/Places: b. in Tacoma, Wa.
TV Shows: Father Knows Best (as Betty Princess Anderson), The Andy Griffith Show (as Ellie Walker), The Odd Couple (as Miriam Welby), Get a Life (as Gladys Peterson), The New Adventures of Beans Baxter (as Susan Baxter), Eek! The Cat, Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman

🎭🎵Tim Curry -- is 78 in the year 2024 and 79 in the year 2025; b.4/19/1946
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Novelty Singer, English, Gay
Song Titles: Sweet Transvestite, I Do The Rock
TV Shows: The Legend of Prince Valiant (as Sir Gawain), Superhuman Samarai Syber-Squad (as Kilokahn),Captain Planet and the Planeteers (as MAL), The Mask (as Pretorius), Mighty Ducks (as Lord Draganus), Aaahh!!! Real Monsters (as Zimbo), Voltron: The Third Dimension (as Prince Lotor), Peter Pan & the Pirates (as Captain Hook), Fish Police, Duckman, Star Wars: The Clone Wars (as Darth Sidious), The Wild Thornberrys (as Nigel Thornberry), Family Affair (as Mr. Giles French 2002-2003)
Movie Titles: Rocky Horror Picture Show (as Sweet Transvestite Dr. Frank-n-Furter), The Hunt For Red October, Home Alone 2, Charlie's Angels, Ferngully: The Last Rainforest

🎵🎸Mark Volman -- is 77 in the year 2024 and 78 in the year 2025; b.4/19/1947
Songwriter, Saxophonist, Rock and Roll Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles
Misc: some say b. 1944
Group Names: The Turtles, Zappa's Mothers of Invention, T-Rex, Flo & Eddie (as Flo with Kaylan)

🎭Tony Plana -- is 72 in the year 2024 and 73 in the year 2025; b.4/19/1952
Actor, Director (m), Cuban
TV Shows: Bakersfield P.D., Ugly Betty, Alpha House, The Fosters
Movie Titles: Primal Fear, Three Amigos

🎭Ruby Wax -- is 71 in the year 2024 and 72 in the year 2025; b.4/19/1953
Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Count Duckula, Popetown
Movie Titles: Shock Treatment

🎭Ashley Taylor Judd -- is 56 in the year 2024 and 57 in the year 2025; b.4/19/1968
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: Naomi's daughter, Wynonna's sister
TV Shows: Sisters (as Reed Halsey-Philby); Star Trek the Next Generation (as Ensign Mussler)
Movie Titles: Divergent, Heat, Kiss the Girls, Double Jeopardy, Where the Heart Is, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, Twisted, De-Lovely

🎭Hayden Christensen -- is 43 in the year 2024 and 44 in the year 2025; b.4/19/1981 N.S.
Actor, Producer (m), Canadian
Movie Titles: Jumper, Awake, Star Wars (Episode II & III's Anakin Skywalker who becomes Darth Vader in III)

🎭Ali Wong -- is 42 in the year 2024 and 43 in the year 2025; b.4/19/1982 N.S.
Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: American Housewife (as Doris)

🎭Miz Cracker -- is 40 in the year 2024 and 41 in the year 2025; b.4/19/1984 N.S.
Comedian, Reality TV Star, Drag Queen

🎭Courtland Mead -- is 37 in the year 2024 and 38 in the year 2025; b.4/19/1987 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Lloyd in Space (as Lloyd Nebulon)
Movie Titles: The Little Rascals (1994), A Bug's Life, Babe, Go

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🎭Constance Talmadge -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/19/1900 d.11/23/1973 (73)
Movie Actress, Comedienne
Misc: b. in 1898?

Parke Levy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/19/1908 d.3/8/1993 (84)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Humorist

🎭🎵Frank Fontaine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/19/1920 d.8/4/1978 (58)
TV/Radio Actor, Comedian, Singer
TV Shows: Jackie Gleason Show (as Crazy Guggenheim)

🎭Dick Sargent -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/19/1933 d.7/8/1994 (61)
Actor, Gay
Names/Places: b. in Carmel
Misc: some say b. in 1930
TV Shows: One Happy Family, Bewitched (as Darrin Stephens 1969-72)

✍🎵Dickie Goodman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/19/1934 d.11/6/1989 (55)
Comedy Writer (m), Songwriter
Names/Places: b. in Hewett, N.Y.
Misc: With Bill Buchanan, originated the novelty 'Break-in' recording featuring bits of the original versions of top 40 hits interwoven throughout the recording; John Cameron Swayze sued him for parodying him into John Cameron Cameron; died by his own hand in Fayetteville, NC
Song Titles: The Flying Saucer, Mr. Jaws

⛪🎭🎵Dudley Moore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/19/1935 d.3/27/2002 (66)
Protestant, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Songwriter, Pianist, English
Names/Places: b. in London; Tuesday Weld's & Suzy Kendall's ex-husband
Misc: 1960s comedy team with Peter Cook
Song Titles: L.S. Bumblebee (sung with Peter Cook)
TV Shows: Dudley (as Dudley Bristol), Really Wild Animals (as the voice of Spin the globe)
Movie Titles: Unfaithfully Yours, 10, Foul Play, Arthur, Crazy People

✍🎭Ray Cameron -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/19/1938 N.S. d.12/27/1993 N.S. (55)
Writer (m), Actor, Elderly Actor, Director (m), Canadian
TV Shows: The Joker's Wild (host and devisor of in 1971), The Kenny Everett Television Show (writer)

🎵Bobby Russell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/19/1941 d.11/19/1992 (51)
Songwriter, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Nashville
Misc: some say b. 1940
Song Titles: Saturday Morning Confusion, The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia (songwriter for Vicki Lawrence)

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🎭🎵Edward Meeker -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/22/1874 d.4/19/1937 (63)
Announcer (m), Singer
Misc: comic sound effects specialist

🎭Charles Seel -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/29/1897 d.4/19/1980 (82)
Actor
TV Shows: Dennis the Menace (as Mr. Krinkle), Gunsmoke (as Barney the Dodge City telegraph agent)

🎭Hugh "Lumpy" Brannum -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/5/1910 N.S. d.4/19/1987 N.S. (77)
Actor
Names/Places: b. in Sandwich, IL
TV Shows: Captain Kangaroo (as Mr. Green Jeans, the friendly farmer, handyman, and unsuccessful inventor)

🎭Frankie Howerd -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/6/1922 N.S. d.4/19/1992 N.S. (70)
Actor, Comedian, British

🎭🎵Liam Sullivan -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/18/1923 N.S. d.4/19/1998 N.S. (74)
Actor, Comedian, Singer
TV Shows: The Monroes (as Maj. Mapoy)

📰💰Norris McWhirter -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/12/1925 d.4/19/2004 (78)
Publisher (m), Brewer, British
Names/Places: Ross's twin
Book Titles: The Guinness Book of World Records

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

🎭Alan Arbus -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/15/1918 d.4/19/2013 (95)
Actor
TV Shows: M*A*S*H (as Dr. Sidney Freedman), The Gangster Chronicles

📰Allen H. Neuharth -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/22/1924 d.4/19/2013 (89)
Publisher (m), Editor (m)
Misc: USA Today (McPaper) founder

✍🎭🎵Ian Whitcomb -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/10/1941 N.S. d.4/19/2020 N.S. (78)
Author (m), Actor, Music Producer, Songwriter, Ukulele, Pop Singer, English
Song Titles: You Turn Me On (Turn On Song)

Related Events on This Date

In 1920, Al Schacht, who later became the “Clown Prince of Baseball,” was all business in pitching the Senators to a 7-0 victory over the Philadelphia Athletics.

In 1930, The comic strip “Joe Palooka” debut; it lasted thru November 4, 1974.

In 1935, Diminutive actor Dudley Moore was born in Dagenham, Essex, England. He starred in such films as “Bedazzled,” “The Hound of the Baskervilles,” “Foul Play,” “10,” “Arthur,” “Crazy People” and “Blame it on the Bellboy.” His wives included actresses Suzy Kendall, Tuesday Weld and Susan Anton. He died on March 27, 2002.

In 1935, The Universal Pictures horror film “Bride of Frankenstein,” starring Boris Karloff with Elsa Lanchester in the title role, had its world premiere in San Francisco.

In 1950, “The Pinky Lee Show”, TV Variety; debut on NBC.

In 1955, According to the Tonight Show, the first TV remote control was invented; the next day, scientists canʹt remember where they put it.

In 1967, HOT NEW MOVIE: “CASINO ROYALE” Comic spoof of JAMES BOND films opens. Its cast is headed by DAVID NIVEN, WOODY ALLEN, URSULA ANDRESS, ORSON WELLES, WILLIAM HOLDEN, JOHN HUSTON, GEORGE RAFT and CHARLES BOYER

In 1967, “Casino Royale” James Bond spoof starring Peter Sellers was released in theaters.

In 1970, The comic strip “Broom Hilda” debut.

In 1974, Just as Florida is trying to win a building contest for cleanest apartment, Michael brings home a renovation project of his own: Ned the Wino. The effort does bring “Good Times,” though when the just of the contest turns out to be Nedʹs estranged wife.

In 1975, Benny Bellʹs “Shaving Cream”, originally released in 1946, entered the Top 40 chart and peaked at #30 the next week. Credit Doctor Dementoʹs radio show for such a late revival.

In 1975, R.C., “Beer Barrel Polka” by Bobby Vinton peaked at #33 on the pop singles chart.

In 1976, 04 x 19 = 76

In 1978, “The Amazing Spider-Man” began airing on CBS

In 1979, COVER OF ROLLING STONE: THE VILLAGE PEOPLE

In 1980, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of Alice”. Other Articles: Mel Blanc

In 1983, On All My Children, Carol Burnett guest-starred as Verla Grubbs. Verla revealed to Phoebe (Ruth Warrick) that her father was in Pine Valley but didn't want her.

In 1984, “Late Night With David Lettermanʹs second Tower Drop”, random objects are hurled from a five-story window.

In 1987, Fox attempts a relationship show that isnʹt all breast jokes with the debut of “Duet.” Two couples. Two stories. Matthew Laurance, Mary Page Keller, Chris Lemmon and Alison LaPlaca star.

In 1987, Los Angeles Clippers end season with a terrible 12-70 record.

In 1987, “The Simpsons” premiered as a cartoon short created by cartoonist Matt Groening between skits on the third episode of “Tracey Ullman Show” on Fox. They would get their own series in January 1990. In the opener. Marge and Homer say “good night” to their kids — but Bart wants to know how tangible the mind is, Lisa is afraid of being bitten by bedbugs, and Maggie takes “Rock-A-Bye Baby” too literally.

In 1989, Kamaar, the discount magician, makes what David Letterman announces is his 27th appearance on “Late Night with David Letterman” — although itʹs actually only his eleventh.

In 1990, On the premiere of “Wings,” the smart(er) brother has a punchline, his not-quite-as-bright brother has a punchline, the waitress whoʹd rather be a concert cellist has a punchline, the foriegn cab driver has a punchline, the crazy old terminal announcer has a punchline, the fat guy has a punchline, and the dumb mechanic / maintanance worker has a punchline. The process repeats about five to six more times and the episode finally ends. It starred Timothy Daly, Crystal Bernard, and Steven Weber.

In 1996, After nearly a decade of midnight movie commentary on the small screen, Crow and Tom Servo invade theatres with “Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie.”

In 1997, “The Angry Beavers” began airing on Nickelodeon

In 1999, Kate Mulgrew married Tim Hagan

In 1999, Weird Al Yankovic recorded “Grapefruit Diet”, “Itʹs All About The Pentiums”, “Jerry Springer”, and “Pretty Fly For A Rabbi” for his CD “Running With Scissors”

In 2001, The musical “The Producers,” based on the Mel Brooks film of the same name, opened on Broadway in New York.

In 2010, “Romantically Challenged” starring Alyssa Milano began airing on ABC.

In 2022, The influential sitcom “black-ish” aired its last episode on ABC after eight seasons.

In 2076, 04 x 19 = 76

Movie Releases On This Date

In 1985, "The Company of Wolves" was released by Palace Pictures / ITC Entertainment; Neil Jordan (director/screenplay); Angela Carter (screenplay); Angela Lansbury, David Warner, Sarah Patterson, Brian Glover, Graham Crowden, Kathryn Pogson, Stephen Rea, Georgia Slowe, Richard Morant, Danielle Dax, Jim Carter, Terence Stamp, Tusse Silberg, Micha Bergese, Susan Porrett, Shane Johnstone, Dawn Archibald; Fantasy, Horror; Live Action

In 1991, "Drop Dead Fred" was released by New Line Cinema; Ate de Jong (director); Carlos Davis, Anthony Fingleton (screenplay); Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall, Marsha Mason, Tim Matheson, Carrie Fisher, Daniel Gerroll, Ron Eldard, Ashley Peldon, Keith Charles, Bridget Fonda, Eleanor Mondale, Bob Reid; Comedy, Fantasy; Live Action

In 1996, "Celtic Pride" was released by Hollywood Pictures / Caravan Pictures; Tom DeCerchio (director); Judd Apatow (screenplay); Damon Wayans, Daniel Stern, Dan Aykroyd, Gail O'Grady, Christopher McDonald, Paul Guilfoyle, Adam Hendershott, Scott Lawrence, Darrell Hammond, Deion Sanders, Bill Walton, Larry Bird, Marv Albert; Comedy; Live Action

In 1996, "Faithful" was released by New Line Cinema; Paul Mazursky (director); Chazz Palminteri (screenplay); Cher, Chazz Palminteri, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Mazursky, Amber Smith, Elisa Leonetti, Mark Nassar, Stephen Spinella, Jeffrey Wright, David Marino, Steven Randazzo, Olinda Turturro, Max Norat; Comedy, Crime, Drama; Live Action

In 1996, "Mrs. Winterbourne" was released by TriStar Pictures; Richard Benjamin (director); Phoef Sutton, Lisa-Maria Radano (screenplay); Shirley MacLaine, Ricki Lake, Brendan Fraser, Miguel Sandoval, Loren Dean. Peter Gerety, Justin Vanlieshout, Jane Krakowski, Debra Monk, Cathryn de Prume, Susan Haskell, Bobcat Goldthwait, Paula Prentiss, Alec Thomilson; Romance, Comedy, Drama; Live Action

In 1996, "Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Movie" was released by Gramercy Pictures / Universal Pictures; Jim Mallon (director); Trace Beaulieu, Paul Chaplin, Bridget Jones, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson, Mary Jo Pehl (screenplay); Michael J. Nelson, Trace Beaulieu, Kevin Murphy, Jim Mallon, John Brady; Sci-Fi, Comedy; Live Action

In 1998, "My Date with the President's Daughter" was released by ABC / Buena Vista Television / Walt Disney Television; Alex Zamm (director/screenplay); William Robertson (screenplay); Dabney Coleman, Will Friedle, Elisabeth Harnois, Mimi Kuzyk, Wanda Cannon, Jay Thomas, Paulo Costanzo, Neil Crone, Nicole de Boer, Rob Stefaniuk, Gordon Michael Woolvett, Joel Gordon, Dan Lett, Frank Moore, Karl Pruner, Ron Reagan, Alison Sealy-Smith, Patrick Gallagher, Polly Shannon, David Blacker, Oliver Becker, Marium Carvell, Howard Jerome, Diane Douglass, Chantal Leblanc-Everett, Jim Millington, Dave Nichols, Grant Nickalls, Adam Reid, Garry Robbins, Sandi Stahlbrand, Scott Wickware, Matt Birman; Romance, Comedy; Live Action

In 2002, "My Big Fat Greek Wedding" was released by IFC Films / Gold Circle Films / Playtone; Joel Zwick (director); Nia Vardalos (screenplay); Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Lainie Kazan, Michael Constantine, Andrea Martin, Louis Mandylor, Gia Carides, Gerry Mendicino, Joey Fatone, Ian Gomez, Bruce Gray, Fiona Reid, Jayne Eastwood, Arielle Sugarman, Bess Meisler, Stavroula Logothettis; Romance, Comedy; Live Action

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1941, “Alexander, The Swoose (Half Swan - Half Goose)” by Kay Kyser And His Orchestra Featuring Harry Babbitt, Ginny Simms, Jack Martin And Max Williams charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “Wimoweh” by The Weavers And Gordon Jenkins charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Tequila” by The Champs charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Lollipop” by The Chordettes charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Don't You Just Know It” by Huey (Piano) Smith And The Clowns charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Lazy Mary (Luna Mezzo Mare)” by Lou Monte charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “The Little Blue Man” by Betty Johnson charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Short Shorts” by The Royal Teens charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Get A Job” by The Silhouettes charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Dinner With Drac (Part 1)” by John Zacherle 'The Cool Ghoul' charted at number 34 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Witch Doctor” by The Music Of David Seville charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Lollipop” by Ronald And Ruby charted at number 63 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Jailhouse Rock” by Elvis Presley charted at number 88 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Dizzy” by Tommy Roe charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Hair” by Cowsills charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Gitarzan” by Ray Stevens charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Pinball Wizard” by The Who charted at number 51 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “The Pledge Of Allegiance” by Red Skelton charted at number 75 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Back In The U.S.S.R.” by Chubby Checker charted at number 84 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “The No No Song” by Ringo Starr charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Chevy Van” by Sammy Johns charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “The Bertha Butt Boogie” by The Jimmy Castor Bunch charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Beer Barrel Polka” by Bobby Vinton charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Shaving Cream” by Benny Bell charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Black Superman (Muhammad Ali)” by Johnny Wakelin And The Kinshasa Band charted at number 75 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Cars” by Gary Numan charted at number 25 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It's Hard To Be Humble” by Mac Davis charted at number 50 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Love Stinks” by The J. Geils Band charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It's A Night For Beautiful Girls” by The Fools charted at number 79 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rock Lobster” by The B-52's charted at number 87 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Shriner's Convention” by Ray Stevens charted at number 110 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rock Me Amadeus” by Falco charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Harlem Shuffle” by The Rolling Stones charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “I Wanna Be A Cowboy” by Boys Don't Cry charted at number 67 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Hands Across America” by Voices Of America charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Once In A Lifetime” by Talking Heads charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Warren G charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Your Woman (aka >Abort, Retry, Fail?_)” by White Town charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Here's Your Sign (Get The Picture)” by Travis Tritt And Billy Engvall charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Cleaning This Gun (Come On In Boy)” by Rodney Atkins charted at number 67 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers charted at number 20 on the U.S. 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 52 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1958, “Tequila” by The Champs charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Jailhouse Rock” by Elvis Presley charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Lollipop” by The Chordettes charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Pinball Wizard” by The Who charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Harlem Shuffle” by Bob And Earl charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Lily The Pink” by The Scaffold charted at number 43 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” by Marmalade charted at number 47 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Dizzy” by Tommy Roe charted at number 48 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “The Funky Gibbon” by The Goodies charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “If” by Telly Savalas charted at number 28 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Night Boat To Cairo” by Madness charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Poison Ivy” by Lambrettas charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Turning Japanese” by The Vapors charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Living Doll” by Comic Relief Presents Cliff Richard And The Young Ones Featuring Hank Marvin charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1986, “Theme From 'Peter Gunn'” by The Art Of Noise Featuring Duane Eddy charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “E = MC²” by Big Audio Dynamite charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Hi-Ho Silver” by Jim Diamond charted at number 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Just Say No” by Cast Of Grange Hill charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Harlem Shuffle” by The Rolling Stones charted at number 50 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Love Missile F1-11” by Sigue Sigue Sputnik charted at number 57 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Theme From 'New York, New York'” by Frank Sinatra charted at number 67 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “We've Got The Whole World At Our Feet” by England World Cup Squad 1986 charted at number 75 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Spirit In The Sky” by Gareth Gates Featuring The Kumars charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “It's Tricky 2003” by Run-D.M.C. Featuring Jacknife Lee charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Flash's Theme a.k.a. Flash” by Queen And Vanguard charted at number 51 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Jump Around” by House Of Pain charted at number 72 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “I'm A Man” by The Spencer Davis Group charted at number 83 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers charted at number 21 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 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1958, “Tequila” by The Champs charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da / While My Guitar Gently Weeps” by The Beatles charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Dizzy” by Tommy Roe charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Newcastle Song / Ventriloquist Love” by Bob Hudson charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Black Superman (Muhammad Ali) / Bang The Drum” by Johnny Wakelin And The Kinshasa Band charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “If / Rubber Bands And Bits Of String” by Telly Savalas charted at number 55 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Day Trip To Bangor (Didn't We Have A Lovely Time) / Peel The Tatties” by Fiddler's Dram charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Walking On The Moon / Visions Of The Night” by The Police charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Space Invaders / A Menacing Glow In The Sky” by Player [1] charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Money (That's What I Want) / Money (That's What I Want) (pt. 2)” by The Flying Lizards charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rock Lobster / 6060-842” by The B-52's charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life / Brian” by Monty Python charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Drac's Back / Carry On Sharon” by Andy Forray charted at number 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 44 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Skinny Girls / Oh Johnny” by Alan O'Day charted at number 51 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Planet Claire / There's A Moon In The Sky (Called The Moon)” by The B-52's charted at number 56 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Day Trip To Bangor (Didn't We Have A Lovely Time) / What Shall We Do With A Drunken Sailor” by Duffy's Band charted at number 67 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Cars / Asylum” by Gary Numan charted at number 72 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Movin' Right Along / Never Before, Never Again (Instrumental)” by Kermit The Frog (Jim Henson) And Fozzie Bear charted at number 75 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rainbow Connection / I Hope That Somethin' Better Comes Along” by Kermit The Frog (Jim Henson) charted at number 86 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “An Englishman In New York (Strange Apparatus) / Silent Running” by Godley And Creme charted at number 95 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Harlem Shuffle” by The Rolling Stones charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Russians” by Sting charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Warren G charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Your Woman (aka >Abort, Retry, Fail?_)” by White Town charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Fire Water Burn” by Bloodhound Gang charted at number 27 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “The Distance” by CAKE charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1980, “Money (That's What I Want)” by The Flying Lizards charted at number 9 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Day Trip To Bangor (Didn't We Have A Lovely Time)” by Cathy And The Cucumbers charted at number 16 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Walking On The Moon” by The Police charted at number 19 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 36 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Computer Games” by Mi-Sex charted at number 40 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Day Trip To Bangor (Didn't We Have A Lovely Time)” by Fiddler's Dram charted at number 49 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rock Me Amadeus” by Falco charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Harlem Shuffle” by The Rolling Stones charted at number 3 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Pull Up To The Bumper” by Grace Jones charted at number 20 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Russians” by Sting charted at number 35 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Warren G charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Your Woman (aka >Abort, Retry, Fail?_)” by White Town charted at number 6 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Fire Water Burn” by Bloodhound Gang charted at number 12 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers charted at number 25 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1980, “Monkey Chop” by Dan-I charted at number 15 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 18 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Harlem Shuffle” by The Rolling Stones charted at number 20 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Your Woman (aka >Abort, Retry, Fail?_)” by White Town charted at number 48 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 58 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Lollipop” by MIKA charted at number 53 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers charted at number 6 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1997, “Your Woman (aka >Abort, Retry, Fail?_)” by White Town charted at number 36 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Lollipop” by MIKA charted at number 64 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers charted at number 16 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “We Are One (Ole Ola) [The 2014 FIFA World Cup Official Song]” by Pitbull Featuring Jennifer Lopez And Cláudia Leitte charted at number 67 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1969, “Pinball Wizard” by The Who charted at number 18 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “You Talk Too Much” by Spooky And Sue charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “If” by Telly Savalas charted at number 11 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rock And Roll High School” by The Ramones charted at number 15 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Living Doll” by Comic Relief Presents Cliff Richard And The Young Ones Featuring Hank Marvin charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Harlem Shuffle” by The Rolling Stones charted at number 12 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Love Missile F1-11” by Sigue Sigue Sputnik charted at number 33 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Your Woman (aka >Abort, Retry, Fail?_)” by White Town charted at number 52 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Fire Water Burn” by Bloodhound Gang charted at number 68 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “The Distance” by CAKE charted at number 76 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers charted at number 14 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “We Are One (Ole Ola) [The 2014 FIFA World Cup Official Song]” by Pitbull Featuring Jennifer Lopez And Cláudia Leitte charted at number 86 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1986, “Russians” by Sting charted at number 15 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Harlem Shuffle” by The Rolling Stones charted at number 41 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Your Woman (aka >Abort, Retry, Fail?_)” by White Town charted at number 6 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by The Braids charted at number 43 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Paris Latino” by Star Academy 2 charted at number 42 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Cheeky Song (Touch My Bum)” by The Cheeky Girls charted at number 62 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 78 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers charted at number 62 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “We Are One (Ole Ola) [The 2014 FIFA World Cup Official Song]” by Pitbull Featuring Jennifer Lopez And Cláudia Leitte charted at number 66 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 153 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “The Grease Megamix” by John Travolta And Olivia Newton-John charted at number 158 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1969, “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” by Marmalade charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rock Me Amadeus” by Falco charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Fire Water Burn” by Bloodhound Gang charted at number 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Roses Are Red” by Aqua charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Your Woman (aka >Abort, Retry, Fail?_)” by White Town charted at number 18 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers charted at number 6 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 5 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “If” by Telly Savalas charted at number 9 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Harlem Shuffle” by The Rolling Stones charted at number 10 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Love Missile F1-11” by Sigue Sigue Sputnik charted at number 15 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Your Woman (aka >Abort, Retry, Fail?_)” by White Town charted at number 19 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Warren G charted at number 27 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Paris Latino” by Star Academy 2 charted at number 39 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 62 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “We Are One (Ole Ola) [The 2014 FIFA World Cup Official Song]” by Pitbull Featuring Jennifer Lopez And Cláudia Leitte charted at number 14 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers charted at number 37 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1958, “Tequila” by The Champs charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Lazy Mary (Luna Mezzo Mare)” by Lou Monte charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Lollipop” by The Chordettes charted at number 7 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Don't You Just Know It” by Huey (Piano) Smith And The Clowns charted at number 10 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Hair” by Cowsills charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Pinball Wizard” by The Who charted at number 33 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Day After Day (It's Slippin' Away)” by Shango charted at number 39 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Gitarzan” by Ray Stevens charted at number 40 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Back In The U.S.S.R.” by Chubby Checker charted at number 87 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “The No No Song” by Ringo Starr charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Chevy Van” by Sammy Johns charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “The Bertha Butt Boogie” by The Jimmy Castor Bunch charted at number 39 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Shaving Cream” by Benny Bell charted at number 42 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Beer Barrel Polka” by Bobby Vinton charted at number 48 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Money (That's What I Want)” by The Flying Lizards charted at number 7 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles charted at number 25 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Cars” by Gary Numan charted at number 26 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “I Wish I Was Eighteen Again” by George Burns charted at number 30 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rock Lobster” by The B-52's charted at number 50 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 61 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Walking On The Moon” by The Police charted at number 67 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “I Don't Like Mondays” by The Boomtown Rats charted at number 80 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Harlem Shuffle” by The Rolling Stones charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Vienna Calling” by Falco charted at number 13 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rock Me Amadeus” by Falco charted at number 35 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 65 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “I Wanna Be A Cowboy” by Boys Don't Cry charted at number 77 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Nylons charted at number 100 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Your Woman (aka >Abort, Retry, Fail?_)” by White Town charted at number 6 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 28 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers charted at number 13 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 64 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Alt-Canada

In 1997, “Your Woman (aka >Abort, Retry, Fail?_)” by White Town charted at number 41 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 91 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Finland

In 2014, “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers charted at number 4 on the Finland Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Denmark

In 2014, “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers charted at number 20 on the Denmark Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs for April 19, 2025

What's Today?

Today is Sat Apr the 19 in the year 2025
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 109 of the year
Serialnumber = 45754
Julian date = 2460773 O.S.= 4 - 6 - 2025

Calendar

Holidays

Seventh Day of Passover
Holy Week Ends
Holy Saturday (Last Day of Lent)
Remembrance Day
[USA] National Buildings Safety Week Ends
[USA] National Garden Week Week Ends
[USA] National Library Week Ends
[USA] National Medical Laboratory Week Ends
[USA] National Public Safety Telecommunication Week Ends
[USA] Pan American Week Ends
[USA] Hunger Clean Up Day
[USA] World Grits Day
[USA] American Indian Week (Day 4)
[Cuba] Bay of Pigs Victory Day (1961)
[England] Primrose Day
[Sierra Leone] Republican Anniversary Day (1971)
[?] Garlic Day
[USA] Gunslinger Day
[USA] John Parker Day (1775) honors minutemen and the Revolutionary hero
[USA] Marry a Prince Day
[USA] Paper Money Day
[USA] Patriot's Day (1775). (Massachusetts and Maine), third Monday in April. Commemorates the Revolutionary War and is the day of the Boston Marathon. Used to commerate only the Battle of Lexington. Different than Patriot Day (September 11).
[Uruguay] Landing of 33/Desembarco de los "Treinta y Tres" (1825)
[Venezuela] Declaration of Independence Day/Day of Indian

Reminders

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.
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.
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.
Actors Appreciation Month
Alcohol Awareness Month
America's Heartland Development Month
Big Brothers and Sisters Appreciation Week held on 3rd or 4th week in April not conflicting with Easter
Cancer Control Month
Child Abuse Prevention Month
Confederate Heritage Month
Dog Appreciation Month
Fair Housing Month
Fresh Florida Tomato Month
Holy Humor Month
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
International Amateur Radio Month
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Keep America Beautiful Month
Knuckles Down Month
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Mathematics Education Month
Minnesota Authors Month
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National Cable Month (1987)
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Lyrid meteor shower, radiant in Hercules (thru 04-24)
[Ancient Rome] Cerialia; a. d. xiij Kal. Maias
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