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Offbeat Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for April 25

Last Updated 05-05-2024

⛪🎭Al Pacino -- is 84 in the year 2024 and 85 in the year 2025; b.4/25/1940
Roman Catholic, Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RFN:Alfred
Movie Titles: ...And Justice For All, Godfathers I,II,III, Serpico, Scarface, Scent of a Woman, Dog Day Afternoon, Cruising, Sea of Love, Dick Tracy, Carlito's Way, The Insider, Any Given Sunday, Insomnia, Simone, The Recruit, Two For The Money, Righteous Kill

🎭Hank Azaria -- is 60 in the year 2024 and 61 in the year 2025; b.4/25/1964
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: The Simpsons (as Apu Nahasapeemapetilon/Moe Szyslak/Cabbie/Professor John Frink/Police Chief Clancy Wiggum/Dr. Nick Riviera/Smitty/Comic Book Guy/Lou/Carl/Snake/Kirk Van Houten/Bumblebee Man), Herman's Head (as Jay), Mad About You
Movie Titles: Godzilla, Mystery Men

🎭🏆🏁Jason Lee -- is 54 in the year 2024 and 55 in the year 2025; b.4/25/1970
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer (m), Skate Boarder
TV Shows: My Name is Earl (as Earl Hickey)
Movie Titles: The Incredibles, Vanilly Sky, Almost Famous, Big Trouble, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

🎮Todd Howard -- is 53 in the year 2024 and 54 in the year 2025; b.4/25/1971 N.S.
Video Game Designer
Misc: One of the top game creators of all time named by IGN; Video Game Director, Designer and Producer at Bethesda Game Studios
Video Games: Oblivion, Fallout 3, Skyrim

🎭🏆Sara Paxton -- is 36 in the year 2024 and 37 in the year 2025; b.4/25/1988
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Model
TV Shows: SpongeBob SquarePants (as various), Darcy's Wild Life (as Darcy Fields), Summerland
Movie Titles: Aquamarine, The Innkeepers, Superhero Movie, Sydney White, The Last House on the Left

🎭Allisyn Ashley Arm -- is 28 in the year 2024 and 29 in the year 2025; b.4/25/1996 N.S.
Actress, Commercial Actress, Producer (m)
Names/Places: Josie's sister; aka Allisyn Snyder
TV Shows: A.P. Bio, So Random!, Sonny with a Chance
Movie Titles: King of California, Meet Dave

🎭Jayden Rey -- is 15 in the year 2024 and 16 in the year 2025; b.4/25/2009 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: The Conners

Guglielmo Marconi -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/25/1874 N.S. d.7/20/1937 N.S. (63)
Hall of Famer, Inventor (m), Physicist (m), Italian
Names/Places: b. in Bologna
Misc: invented the wireless telegraph known today as radio

🎭🎵Robert Q. Lewis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/25/1920 N.S. d.12/11/1991 N.S. (71)
Comedian, TV Host, Game Show Host, Panelist, Announcer (m), Radio Disc Jock

🎭Gene Patton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/25/1932 N.S. d.3/9/2015 N.S. (82)
Dancer (m)
TV Shows: The Gong Show (as Gene Gene The Dancing Machine)

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🎭🏆🏀Meadowlark Lemon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/25/1932 d.12/27/2015 N.S. (83)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Basketball Player
Names/Places: b. in Lexington, SC
Misc: some say b. 1934
Sports Teams: The Harlem Globetrotters (a 24-year clown prince center trick-shooter)
TV Shows: Hello Larry (as himself)

🎵Michael Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/25/1949 d.3/19/2015 (65)
Songwriter, Keyboardist
Names/Places: RLN:Lookofsky
Group Names: The Left Banke, Stories
Song Titles: Don't Walk Away Renee (co-songwriter)

🎭John Henson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/25/1965 d.2/14/2014 (48)
Puppeteer (m)
Names/Places: Jim's son
Misc: co-owner of the Jim Henson Company

🎨George Herriman -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/22/1880 d.4/25/1944 (63)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Krazy Kat

🎭George Sanders -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1906 d.4/25/1972 (65)
TV/Movie Actor, Russian
Names/Places: Tom Conway's brother; d. suicide
Misc: one of the movies' classiest scoundrels
TV Shows: Batman (as Mr. Freeze)

🎭Margaret Bannerman -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/15/1896 d.4/25/1976 (79)
Actress, Canadian

🎭Don Wilson -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/1/1900 d.4/25/1982 (81)
TV/Radio Actor, Announcer (m)
Misc: Jack Benny's announcer & comic foil for 33 years
TV Shows: Jack Benny Show

🎭Art Fleming -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/1/1924 d.4/25/1995 (70)
TV/Movie/Stage/Radio Actor, Game Show Host
Names/Places: RN:Arthur Fazzin Fleming
Song Titles: I Lost on Jeopardy! (appeared in Weird Al Yankovic's video)
TV Shows: The Californians, Jeopardy! (original Jeopardy host 60-70's), College Bowl (host)
Movie Titles: Airplane II (cameo)

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🎨🎭Saul Bass -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/8/1920 d.4/25/1996 (75)
Animator (m), Producer/Director (m), American
Misc: pioneered a revolution in feature film credits sequences, incorporating innovative graphic design and animation.

Roman Hruska -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/16/1904 d.4/25/1999 (94)
Senator (m)
Misc: "mediocrity" (he meant the judges and lawyers) deserved representation on the U.S. Supreme Court that undoubtedly was his best remembered quote
Song Titles: Dead Puppies (was referenced in the song by Ogden Edsl)

✍🎭🎵Bobby "Boris" Pickett -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1938 d.4/25/2007 (69)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor, Songwriter, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: b. in Sommerville, MA
Misc: some say b. 1938 or 1939
Group Names: Bobby Boris Picket and the Crypt-Kickers, soloist
Song Titles: The Monster Mash

⛪🎭Beatrice Arthur -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/13/1922 d.4/25/2009 (86)
Hall of Famer, Jewish, TV/Stage Actress, Comedienne
Names/Places: RN:Bernice Frankel; b. in New York City
TV Shows: All in the Family (as Maude Findlay also on Maude), Amanda's, The Golden Girls (as Dorothy Zbornak)
Movie Titles: Mame, Lovers and Other Strangers

🎭Larry Flash Jenkins -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/10/1955 N.S. d.4/25/2019 N.S. (63)
Actor, Producer (m)
Misc: Speeder in karate & sports
TV Shows: The White Shadow (as Wardell Stone), Bay City Blues, Finder of Lost Loves
Movie Titles: Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Elvira: Mistress of the Dark, Fletch, Edtv

🎭🎵Harry Belafonte -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/1/1927 N.S. d.4/25/2023 N.S. (96)
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Harold George Jr.
Misc: his 1956 album ``Calypso'' tops Billboard's pop album chart for 31 weeks. Only Michael Jackson's ``Thriller'' and the soundtrack to ``West Side Story'' have held the No. 1 position longer.; Stan Freberg parodied his song
Song Titles: Banana Boat (Day-O)
Album Titles: Calypso
Movie Titles: Kansas City

Related Events on This Date

In 1850, Paul Julius Reuter, founder of the news agency that bears his name, used 40 pigeons to carry stock market prices between Brussels and Athens.

In 1904, Humorist Will Rogers debut as an entertainer.

In 1939, Batman was introduced in DC Comicsʹ Detective Comics Number 27.

In 1940, W2XBS (now WCBS-TV two) in New York City presented the first circus on TV. No, it wasnʹt a political debate or a daytime tabloid talk show. It was a three-hour special broadcast from Madison Square Garden.

In 1947, Buzzy The Crow, Cartoon Character, debut by Famous Studios.

In 1952, The Donald Duck film, “Letʹs Stick Together” is released.

In 1953, Peg Lynch and Alan Bunce star as Ethel and Albert Arbuckle in the NBC sitcom “Ethel and Albert,” another early TV show whose start came in radio — and another early show that will air on all three networks, moving to CBS in the summer of 1955 and to ABC in the fall of 1955.

In 1953, “The Ho Ho Song, The” by Red Buttons entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1964, On the cover of TV Guide: “Danny Thomas”. Other Articles: Jack Palance, Los Angeles Dodgers

In 1964, R.C., “Little Boxes” by The Womenfolk peaked at #83 on the pop singles chart; it was the shortest-playing single ever to hit the Billboard Hot 100 at 62 seconds long.

In 1970, R.C., “Tennessee Bird Walk” by Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan peaked at #23 on the pop singles chart.

In 1972, D.T. received a cassette tape recorder a day before his birthday.

In 1973, The group The Sweet received a gold record for the hit, “Little Willy”; the English rock band recorded four hits in addition to “Willy”: “Ballroom Blitz,” “Fox on the Run,” “Action” and “Love is like Oxygen.”

In 1974, According to Rolling Stone, thanks to Ray Stevensʹ hit, “The Streak,” streakers have hit concerts by Yes, Gregg Allman and the Beach Boys, who were victimized by two of their very own — Mike Love and Dennis Wilson.

In 1979, The film “Rock and Roll High School” featuring The Ramones premiered in Los Angeles.

In 1980, “Life In Hell”, Comic Strip, by Matt Groening, debuts.

In 1986, Harvey Korman and Valerie Perinne have moved on up to the West Coast, and the New Jersey couple are battling their new in-laws and just trying to fit in as “Leo and Liz In Beverly Hills.” The series (written, directed, and co-produced by Steve Martin) made its official debut in October 1985 as “The Couch,” one of several pilots presented on the CBS anthology series “George Burns Comedy Week.” Carrie Fisher and Bronson Pinchot, who had minor roles on “The Couch,” have disappeared by tonightʹs broadcast.

In 1987, R.C., “Brass Monkey” by Beastie Boys peaked at #48 on the pop singles chart.

In 1989, On NBC, Matlock (Andy Griffith) defends a client framed for murder. His name? David Tanney!

In 1994, Michael Bolton lost a copyright suit with the Isley Brothers concering their song “Love Is A Wonderful Thing” recorded in 1966. This is not to be confused with the song parody issue since Michael Bolton wasnʹt funny, just ordinary.

In 1997, Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: The LATE SHOW begins a series of special Friday broadcasts featuring a single-city themed show with guests, comedy tailored specifically for that city and a studio audience all hailing from that particular city — trip courtesy of Dave. First city to be saluted is Indianapolis — David Lettermanʹs hometown. Against a back-drop of the Indianapolis skyline, Letterman welcomes guests Rosie Perez and Indianapolis musician John Hiatt, plus a special Indianapolis-themed edition of “Stupid Human Tricks” and special appearances by Indianapolis Mayor Steve Goldsmith, Daveʹs Mom Dorothy, and Indiana Pacers star Reggie Miller (who reads the “Top Ten Good Things About Not Making the Playoffs,” including (number six) “Get to be here for Daveʹs Indianapolis Lovefest '97!”

In 1997, While Boss Hogg ainʹt a-here, his Cadillac does make it to “The Dukes of Hazzard: Reunion!” movie. (Yes, the exclamation point is in the official title.) Among the other updates: Don Williams is a-settin' in fer Waylon Jennings as “The Balladeer,” while “Good Olʹ Boys” Wopat and Schneider are a-warblin' the title song. Officer Enos Strait still has the hots fer Daisy, whoʹs a graduate student — where else but at Duke University.

In 2007, Rosie OʹDonnell announced she was leaving the ABC talk show “The View” (she returned to the program in 2014, but left again the following year).

In 2007, Singer-songwriter Bobby “Boris” Pickett dies from leukemia in Los Angeles at the age of 69.

In 2009, Bea Arthur, who went from high-profile supporting roles on Broadway to stardom in groundbreaking TV sitcoms “Maude” and “The Golden Girls,” died in Los Angeles. She was 86.

In 2012, Brad Paisley was featured on the South Park episode "Cartman Finds Love", in which he voiced himself, sang "The National Anthem", and helped Cartman sing the 90's hit song "I Swear", which was popularized in 1994 by John Michael Montgomery.

Movie Releases On This Date

In 1979, "Manhattan" was released by United Artists; Woody Allen (director/screenplay); Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Michael Murphy, Mariel Hemingway, Meryl Streep, Anne Byrne, Michael O'Donoghue, Wallace Shawn, Karen Ludwig, Charles Levin, Karen Allen, David Rasche, Mark Linn-Baker, Frances Conroy; Romance, Comedy; Live Action

In 1980, "Where the Buffalo Roam" was released by Universal Pictures; Art Linson (director); John Kaye (screenplay); Bill Murray, Peter Boyle, Bruno Kirby, René Auberjonois, R.G. Armstrong, Mark Metcalf, Craig T. Nelson, Brian Cummings; Biography, Comedy; Live action

In 1985, "Crimewave (US)" was released by Columbia Pictures; Sam Raimi (director/screenplay); Joel Coen, Ethan Coen (screenplay); Louise Lasser, Paul L. Smith, Brion James, Sheree J. Wilson, Edward R. Pressman, Bruce Campbell, Reed Birney, Antonio Fargas, Richard Bright, Richard DeManicor, Emil Sitka, Wiley Harker, Robert Symonds, Frances McDormand, Ted Raimi, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Rob Tapert, Julie Harris; Comedy, Horror; Live Action

In 1997, "Female Perversions" was released by October Films; Susan Streitfeld (director/screenplay); Tilda Swinton, Amy Madigan, Karen Sillas, Frances Fisher, Laila Robins, Paulina Porizkova, Clancy Brown, Laila Robins, John Diehl, Dale Shuger, Sandy Martin, Marcia Cross, John Cassini, Shawnee Smith, Lisa Jane Persky; Drama, Fantasy, Thriller; Live Action

In 1997, "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion" was released by Touchstone Pictures; David Mirkin (director); Robin Schiff (screenplay); Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo, Camryn Manheim, Alan Cumming, Julia Campbell, Mia Cottet, Kristin Bauer, Elaine Hendrix, Vincent Ventresca, Justin Theroux, Jacob Vargas, Rick Pasqualone, Tate Taylor; Comedy; Live Action

In 2003, "Identity" was released by Columbia Pictures; James Mangold (director); Michael Cooney (screenplay); John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet, Alfred Molina, Clea DuVall, Rebecca De Mornay, John Hawkes, William Lee Scott, Leila Kenzle, John C. McGinley, Bret Loehr, Jake Busey, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Holmes Osborne, Frederick Coffin, Carmen Argenziano, Matt Letscher, Marshall Bell; Horror; ; Live Action

In 2003, "It Runs in the Family" was released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; Fred Schepisi (director); Jesse Wigutow (screenplay); Michael Douglas, Kirk Douglas, Cameron Douglas, Diana Dill, Rory Culkin, Bernadette Peters, Michelle Monaghan, Geoffrey Arend, Sarita Choudhury, Irene Gorovaia, Annie Golden, Mark Hammer, Audra McDonald, Josh Pais, Louie Torrellas, Adrian Martinez; Comedy, Drama; ; Live Action

In 2008, "Baby Mama" was released by Universal Pictures / Relativity Media; Michael McCullers (director/screenplay); Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Greg Kinnear, Dax Shepard, Romany Malco, Maura Tierney, Holland Taylor, Steve Martin, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Mailer, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, Kevin Collins, Will Forte, Denis O'Hare, Fred Armisen, James Rebhorn, John Hodgman, Tom McCarthy, Jason Mantzoukas, Dave Finkel, Brian Stack; Romance, Comedy; W

In 2008, "Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay" was released by New Line Cinema / Mandate Pictures; Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg (directors/screenplay); Kal Penn, John Cho, Danneel Harris, Rob Corddry, Roger Bart, Eric Winter, Neil Patrick Harris, Paula Garcés, Amir Talai, David Krumholtz, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Christopher Meloni, Richard Christy, Clyde Kusatsu, Beverly D'Angelo, Jon Reep, Ed Helms, Adam Herschman, Jack Conley, Tamara Feldman, Ava Santana, Randal Reeder, James Adomian, Frank Lee, Echo Valley, Missi Pyle, Wilbur Fitzgerald, Jason Konopisos, Alec Rayme; Comedy, Stoner; W

In 2008, "Rogue" was released by Dimension Films; Greg McLean (director/screenplay); Radha Mitchell, Michael Vartan, Sam Worthington, Stephen Curry, Celia Ireland, John Jarratt, Heather Mitchell, Geoff Morrell, Mia Wasikowska, Caroline Brazier, Robert Taylor, Barry Otto, Damien Richardson; Horror; L

In 2008, "Son of Rambow" was released by Paramount Vantage; Garth Jennings (director/screenplay); Bill Milner, Will Poulter, Jules Sitruk, Jessica Hynes, Neil Dudgeon, Anna Wing, Ed Westwick, Eric Sykes, Asa Butterfield, Adam Godley, Adam Buxton, Paul Ritter, Edgar Wright, Charlie Thrift, Zofia Brooks, Tallulah Evans; Comedy; L

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1953, “How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?” by Patti Page charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “Tell Me A Story” by Jimmy Boyd With Frankie Laine charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Pink Shoelaces” by Dodie Stevens charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Tijuana Jail” by The Kingston Trio charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Charlie Brown” by The Coasters charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Alvin's Harmonica” by David Seville And The Chipmunks charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “I Go Ape” by Neil Sedaka charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Theme From 'Rawhide'” by Link Wray And His Ray Men charted at number 56 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)” by Edd 'Kookie' Byrnes And Connie Stevens charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Quiet Village” by Martin Denny charted at number 79 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Bonaparte's Retreat” by Billy Grammer charted at number 81 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Dead Man's Curve” by Jan And Dean charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Theme From 'The Pink Panther'” by Henry Mancini And His Orchestra charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “T'ain't Nothin' To Me” by The Coasters charted at number 65 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Little Boxes” by Womenfolk charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Tennessee Birdwalk” by Jack Blanchard And Misty Morgan charted at number 23 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Do The Funky Chicken” by Rufus Thomas charted at number 42 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “My Wife The Dancer” by Eddie And Dutch charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Welfare Cadillac” by Guy Drake charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Rapture” by Blondie charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Wasn't That A Party” by The Irish Rovers charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “9 To 5” by Dolly Parton charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Seduced” by Leon Redbone charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Brass Monkey” by Beastie Boys charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “It's Tricky” by Run-D.M.C. charted at number 74 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 23 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Smells Like Nirvana” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 95 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I Love College” by Asher Roth charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Hoedown Throwdown” by Miley Cyrus charted at number 28 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “One In Every Crowd” by Montgomery Gentry charted at number 67 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I'm On A Boat” by The Lonely Island Featuring T-Pain charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Marry For Money” by Trace Adkins charted at number 98 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Bills” by LunchMoney Lewis charted at number 88 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1953, “How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?” by Lita Roza charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?” by Patti Page charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Charlie Brown” by The Coasters charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “A Pub With No Beer” by Slim Dusty charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “I Go Ape” by Neil Sedaka charted at number 24 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour (On The Bedpost Overnight?)” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 28 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “My Boy Lollipop” by Millie Small charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Viva Las Vegas” by Elvis Presley And The Jordanaires charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Knock Knock Who's There?” by Mary Hopkin charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Gimme Dat Ding” by The Pipkins charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Back Home” by The England World Cup Squad charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Do The Funky Chicken” by Rufus Thomas charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Einstein A-Go-Go” by Landscape charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Flowers Of Romance” by PiL (Public Image Limited) charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “(Do) The Hucklebuck” by Coast To Coast charted at number 31 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stray Cat Strut” by Stray Cats charted at number 68 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “The Irish Rover” by The Pogues And The Dubliners charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by Beastie Boys charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “The Romford Rap” by Chas 'n' Dave With The Mathchroom Mob charted at number 91 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Werewolves Of London” by Warren Zevon charted at number 95 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Viva Las Vegas” by ZZ Top charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “(I Want To Be) Elected” by Mr. Bean And The Smear Campaign Featuring Bruce Dickinson charted at number 28 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “House Of Fun” by Madness charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Leeds Leeds Leeds” by Leeds United AFC charted at number 61 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Cool For Cats” by U.K. Squeeze charted at number 62 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh!” by Teletubbies charted at number 44 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “The Ballad Of Tom Jones” by Space Featuring Cerys Matthews charted at number 57 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 66 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Not Fair” by Lily Allen charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I Love College” by Asher Roth charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Hoedown Throwdown” by Miley Cyrus charted at number 55 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1953, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by Jo Stafford charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Children's Marching Song (Nick Nack Paddy Whack)” by Mitch Miller And His Orchestra And Chorus or Cyril Stapleton And His Orchestra charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The All-American Boy” by Bill Parsons As Bobby Bare charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Beep Beep” by The Playmates charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Rapture / Walk Like Me” by Blondie charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “9 To 5 / Sing For The Common Man” by Dolly Parton charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da / A Sermon” by The Police charted at number 21 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stop The Cavalry / Laughing Tonight” by Jona Lewie charted at number 31 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Baggy Trousers / The Business” by Madness charted at number 38 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Bite Your Bum (Parody: "Shaddap Your Face") / Mandy” by Peter Plus With Bazz And Pilko charted at number 41 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Flash's Theme a.k.a. Flash / Football Fight” by Queen charted at number 42 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Once In A Lifetime / Seen And Not Seen” by Talking Heads charted at number 53 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Enola Gay / Annex” by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark charted at number 57 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “There's No One Quite Like Grandma / Pinocchio” by St. Winifred's School Choir charted at number 59 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Time Warp” by Various Artists charted at number 64 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face / Ain't In No Hurry” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 68 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Aussie Barbecue Song / The Man From Snowy River” by Frankie Davidson charted at number 74 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Lola / You Really Got Me / Celluloid Heroes” by The Kinks charted at number 78 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “My Ding-a-Ling / Nowhere In Particular” by Johnny Chester charted at number 99 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Real Wild Child” by Ivan charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by Beastie Boys charted at number 37 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Dizzy” by Vic Reeves And The Wonder Stuff charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “James Brown Is Dead” by L.A. Style charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Lollipop (Candyman)” by Aqua charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Amnesia” by Chumbawamba charted at number 46 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Not Fair” by Lily Allen charted at number 22 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “J**z In My Pants” by The Lonely Island charted at number 24 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “F**k You” by Lily Allen charted at number 29 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Bills” by LunchMoney Lewis charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1992, “Dizzy” by Vic Reeves And The Wonder Stuff charted at number 28 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “The Ballad Of Tom Jones” by Space Featuring Cerys Matthews charted at number 40 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I'm On A Boat” by The Lonely Island Featuring T-Pain charted at number 9 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Bills” by LunchMoney Lewis charted at number 9 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 5 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “9 To 5” by Dolly Parton charted at number 6 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Hubba Hubba Zoot-Zoot” by Caramba charted at number 14 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by N.Y.C.C. charted at number 3 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “My, Oh My” by Aqua charted at number 4 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(It's) Tricky” by Run-D.M.C. vs. Jason Nevins charted at number 34 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “F**k You” by Lily Allen charted at number 27 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1992, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 9 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “My, Oh My” by Aqua charted at number 15 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by N.Y.C.C. charted at number 23 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(It's) Tricky” by Run-D.M.C. vs. Jason Nevins charted at number 28 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 64 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1970, “Knock Knock Who's There?” by Mary Hopkin charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “9 To 5” by Dolly Parton charted at number 19 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 44 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by Beastie Boys charted at number 20 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Girls Ain't Nothin' But Trouble” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince charted at number 96 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Viva Las Vegas” by ZZ Top charted at number 92 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “My, Oh My” by Aqua charted at number 21 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(It's) Tricky” by Run-D.M.C. vs. Jason Nevins charted at number 35 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “F**k You” by Lily Allen charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Bills” by LunchMoney Lewis charted at number 14 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 19 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “In The Army Now” by Status Quo charted at number 23 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “My, Oh My” by Aqua charted at number 5 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 39 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “I Put A Spell On You” by Annie Lennox charted at number 167 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 85 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 176 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1959, “Tom Dooley” by The Kingston Trio charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Viva Las Vegas” by Elvis Presley charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “My Boy Lollipop” by Millie Small charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(It's) Tricky” by Run-D.M.C. vs. Jason Nevins charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by N.Y.C.C. charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Sign Up For The Champions” by Manchester United charted at number 20 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “F**k You” by Lily Allen charted at number 11 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stop The Cavalry” by Jona Lewie charted at number 12 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(It's) Tricky” by Run-D.M.C. vs. Jason Nevins charted at number 24 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “My, Oh My” by Aqua charted at number 32 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by N.Y.C.C. charted at number 33 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Not Fair” by Lily Allen charted at number 46 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 68 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 95 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1959, “Pink Shoelaces” by Dodie Stevens charted at number 6 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Tijuana Jail / Oh Cindy” by The Kingston Trio charted at number 10 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Charlie Brown” by The Coasters charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Bird Dance Beat” by The Trashmen charted at number 22 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Tennessee Birdwalk” by Jack Blanchard And Misty Morgan charted at number 20 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “9 To 5” by Dolly Parton charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Wasn't That A Party” by The Irish Rovers charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Rapture” by Blondie charted at number 12 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Holiday Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by Beastie Boys charted at number 21 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 67 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

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

In 2009, “Hoedown Throwdown” by Miley Cyrus charted at number 32 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I Love College” by Asher Roth charted at number 62 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I'm On A Boat” by The Lonely Island Featuring T-Pain charted at number 74 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Marry For Money” by Trace Adkins charted at number 88 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “One In Every Crowd” by Montgomery Gentry charted at number 96 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Bills” by LunchMoney Lewis charted at number 87 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 25 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Alt-Canada

In 1987, “Holiday Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 9 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by Beastie Boys charted at number 21 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 67 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 37 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Amnesia” by Chumbawamba charted at number 7 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Walkin' On The Sun” by Smash Mouth charted at number 60 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 91 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Finland

In 1998, “(It's) Tricky” by Run-D.M.C. vs. Jason Nevins charted at number 4 on the Finland Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “F**k You” by Lily Allen charted at number 5 on the Finland Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Spain

In 2015, “Bills” by LunchMoney Lewis charted at number 90 on the Spain Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs for April 25, 2025

What's Today?

Today is Fri Apr the 25 in the year 2025
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 115 of the year
Serialnumber = 45760
Julian date = 2460779 O.S.= 4 - 12 - 2025

Calendar

Holidays

Saint Mark Feast Day
Easter Friday
National Turn Off Your TV Week (Day 5)
[USA] American Home Week (Day 6)
[USA] Astronomy Week (Day 6)
[USA] Boys and Girls Club Week (Day 6)
[USA] National Coin Week (Day 6)
[USA] National Lingerie Week (Day 6)
[USA] National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week (Day 6)
[USA] National Week of the Ocean (Day 6)
[USA] National Wildlife Week (Day 6)
[USA] World Week for Animals In Labs (Day 6)
[Nebraska] Arbor Day, holiday where they created it (1989-)
[USA] National Dream Weekend
[USA] Grange Week (Day 6)
[USA] Intergenerational Week (Day 6)
[USA] National Crime Victim Rights Week (Day 6)
[USA] National Give-a-Sample Week (Day 6)
[USA] National Infant Immunization Week (Day 6)
[USA] National Preschool Immunization Week (Day 6)
[USA] National Science and Technology Week (Day 6) (also Sky Awareness Week, or begins 3rd full week?)
[USA] National Student Leadership Week (Day 6)
[USA] Professional Secretaries Week (Day 6)
[USA] YWCA Week (Day 6)
[USA] Arbor Day (1872)
[Utah] Arbor Day-plant a tree Holiday (1872)
[Australia, Nauru, NZ, Solomon Is, Tonga, W Samoa] ANZAC Day (1915)
[Azores] Portugal's Day (1974)
[Babylon] New Years Day (except leap years)
[England] Cuckoo Day
[New-Zealand/Australia/Gr.-Britain] Anzac Day (Gallipoli 1915)
[Italy] Liberation Day (Freeing day, from fascist dictator)
[Portugal] Revolution Day (1974)
[Swaziland] Flag Day
[USA] Confederate Memorial Day The South shall rise again!
[USA] National Disc Jockey Day.
[USA] National Earthquake Awareness Week (Day 6)

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.
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Big Brothers and Sisters Appreciation Week held on 3rd or 4th week in April not conflicting with Easter
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Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
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National Cable Month (1987)
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