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Offbeat Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for July 7

Last Updated 07-18-2024

🎵"Doc" Severinsen -- is 97 in the year 2024 and 98 in the year 2025; b.7/7/1927
Conductor/Composer (x), Trumpeter, Bandleader
Names/Places: b. in Arlington, OR; RFMN:Carl H.
TV Shows: The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (orchestra leader)

🎭🎵🎸Sir Ringo Starr -- is 84 in the year 2024 and 85 in the year 2025; b.7/7/1940 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, TV Host, Music Executive, Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter, Drummer, Rock and Roll Singer, English
Names/Places: b. in Liverpool; RN:Richard Starkey; Barbara Bach's hubby
Group Names: Roy Storm and the Hurricanes, The Beatles, soloist
Song Titles: With a Little Help from My Friends, Yellow Submarine, Act Naturally (previous titles as part of The Beatles), It Don't Cme Easy, Photograph, You're Sixteen, Back Off Boogaloo, Oh My My, Snookeroo, No No Song
Album Titles: Sentimental Journey, Ringo, Goodnight Vienna
TV Shows: Shining Time Station, Best Wishes

🎨✍⚛🎭🎵Bill Oddie -- is 83 in the year 2024 and 84 in the year 2025; b.7/7/1941
Artist, Author, Writer, Naturalist, Actor, Comedian, Composer, Musician, English

🎵David Hodo -- is 77 in the year 2024 and 78 in the year 2025; b.7/7/1947 N.S.
Disco Singer
Group Names: The Village People (construction worker)

🎭🎵Roz Ryan -- is 73 in the year 2024 and 74 in the year 2025; b.7/7/1951 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Singer
Misc: AP says b. 1959
TV Shows: Amen (as Amelia Hetebrink)
Movie Titles: Hercules, The Invention of Lying, Waiting for Forever

🎭🎵Bob Rivers -- is 68 in the year 2024 and 69 in the year 2025; b.7/7/1956 N.S.
Radio Broadcaster, Novelty Singer

🎭Cindy Eilbacher -- is 66 in the year 2024 and 67 in the year 2025; b.7/7/1958
Actress, Saudi Arabian
Names/Places: Lisa's younger sister
Misc: retired from acting in 1987
TV Shows: My Mother the Car (as Cindy)
Movie Titles: Slumber Party Massacre, Shanks

🎭Karen Malina White -- is 59 in the year 2024 and 60 in the year 2025; b.7/7/1965 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Cosby Show (as Charmaine Brown), A Different World (as Charmaine Brown), Malcolm and Eddie (as Nicolette Vandross), The Proud Family (as Dijonay Jones)
Movie Titles: Lean on Me, The Proud Family Movie

🎭Mo Collins -- is 59 in the year 2024 and 60 in the year 2025; b.7/7/1965
Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: Parks and Recreation (as Joan), Sheriff Callie's Wild West (as Ella), MADtv, F is for Family, Lady Dynamite (as Susan)
Movie Titles: The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Dirty Grandpa

✍🎭Jim Gaffigan -- is 58 in the year 2024 and 59 in the year 2025; b.7/7/1966
Author, Actor, Comedian, Producer
Book Titles: Dad is Fat
TV Shows: That 70s Show (as Roy Keene), My Boys (as Andy Franklin), The Jim Gaffigan Show (as himself)
Movie Titles: 13 Going on 30, Hot Pursuit, Super Troopers, It's Kind of a Funny Story, Away We Go, 17 Again, Three Kings, Duck Duck Goose

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🎭Cree Summer -- is 55 in the year 2024 and 56 in the year 2025; b.7/7/1969
TV/Movie Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Canadian
TV Shows: A Different World (as Freddie Brooks), Care Bears, California Rasins, Inspection Gadget (as Penny), Tiny Toons (as Elmyra)

🎭Hamish Linklater -- is 48 in the year 2024 and 49 in the year 2025; b.7/7/1976
Actor
TV Shows: The New Adventures of Old Christine (as Matthew), The Crazy Ones

🎭Steven Crowder -- is 37 in the year 2024 and 38 in the year 2025; b.7/7/1987 N.S.
Comedian, American
Misc: Conservative Comedian

🎭Jack Whitehall -- is 36 in the year 2024 and 37 in the year 2025; b.7/7/1988 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Producer, English
TV Shows: Fresh Meat, Bad Education, Backchat
Movie Titles: The Bad Education Movie

🎭🎵Luke Null -- is 34 in the year 2024 and 35 in the year 2025; b.7/7/1990 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Singer
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live

🎭Richard Carle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/7/1871 d.6/28/1941 (69)
Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian

🎭Arlene Harris -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/7/1896 d.6/12/1976 (79)
Actress, Comedienne, Canadian
Names/Places: NN: The Human Chatterbox

🎭🎵John "Lonzo" Sullivan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/7/1917 N.S. d.6/5/1967 N.S. (49)
Comedian, Country-Novelty Performer
Misc: of the Grand Ole Opry's Lonzo and Oscar comedy duo

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🎭Jon Pertwee -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/7/1919 d.5/20/1996 (76)
TV Actor
Misc: death date is date of BBC's report; was 77?
TV Shows: Doctor Who (the third actor to play the Doctor)

🎭Martin Ransohoff -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/7/1927 N.S. d.12/13/2017 N.S. (90)
TV/Movie Producer
TV Shows: The Beverly Hillbilles, Mister Ed

🎭Shelley Duvall -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/7/1949 N.S. d.7/11/2024 N.S. (75)
Actress, Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Houston, TX
TV Shows: Faerie Tale Theater (prod), Nick Jr. Rocks, Tall Tales
Movie Titles: 3 Women, Time Bandits, Annie Hall, Popeye (as Olive Oyl), The Shining, Roxanne

Richard Brinsley Sheridan -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/30/1751 J-LD d.7/7/1816 N.S. (64)
Poet, Satirist, Playwright, Irish
Misc: the birth date is presumed to be from the Julian Calendar with the new year on March 25 and the death date is presumed to be from the Gregorian Calendar

🎭Sylvester Wiere -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/17/1910 d.7/7/1970 (59)
Comedian
Misc: of The Wiere Bros, a knockabout comedy team

🎨🎭U. B. Iwerks -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/24/1901 N.S. d.7/7/1971 N.S. (70)
Animator, Cartoonist, Director
Names/Places: RN:Ubbe Ert Iwerks
Misc: the primary creator of Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Rabbit, co-created with Walt Disney

🎭Edwina Barry -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1886 d.7/7/1988 (102)
Vaudevillan

🎭🎵Bill Cullen -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/18/1920 N.S. d.7/7/1990 N.S. (70)
Game Show Host, Announcer, Radio Disc Jock
Names/Places: b. in Pittsburgh; RFN:William Lawrence
Misc: did over 5000 1/2-hours of games from 1944-88!
TV Shows: I've Got a Secret (panelist), To Tell The Truth (panel), Winner Take All, Name that Tune, Place the Face, Down You Go, The Price is Right, The $25,000 Pyramid, The Joker's Wild, Eye Guess, Pass the Buck, Three on a Match

🎭Anita Garvin Stanley -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1907 d.7/7/1994 (87)
Actress, Comedienne
Names/Places: Red Stanley's wife

🎵🎸Syd Barrett -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/6/1946 d.7/7/2006 (60)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rock and Roll Singer/Guitarist, English
Names/Places: RN:Roger Keith
Group Names: Pink Floyd

🎭Dick Jones -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1927 N.S. d.7/7/2014 N.S. (87)
TV/Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: NN:Little Dickie
TV Shows: Range Rider, Buffalo Bill Jr. (star)
Movie Titles: Our Gang, Pinocchio (star voice)

Related Events on This Date

In 1520, Cortez defeats the Aztecs, 27-14. Oops. This is a war, not football. Sorry.

In 1550, Europe introduced the first chocolate; the next day, Chocoholics Anonymous was established for chocolate addicts. (RIMSHOT).

In 1802, The first comic book was published in Hudson, New York, this day. It was about “The Wasp” and was created by Robert Rusticoat.

In 1891, A patent was granted for the travelers cheque. Donʹt leave home without it!

In 1949, 07 x 07 = 49

In 1949, The police drama “Dragnet,” starring Jack Webb and Barton Yarborough, premiered on NBC radio. It became a TV series in 1951 and again in 1967 and later was made into a movie with Tom Hanks and Dan Aykroyd. Stan Freberg had fun parodying the series into some of his funny spoof records.

In 1954, Two versions of “Sh-Boom” were in the top ten — the original by The Chords was at number nine, and the cover version by a white group, The Crew-Cuts, was at number five.

In 1956, Johnny Cash made his first apperance on the “Grand Ole Opry.” He later became a regular.

In 1958, R.C., “Got A Match?” by The Daddy-Oʹs peaked at #39 on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, R.C., “Doctor Ben Basey” by Mickey Short and The Cutups peaked at #60 on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, R.C., “The Stripper” by David Rose Orchestra peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1974, The Doctor Demento radio show was syndicated nationally for the first time. The first number one song of the week? “Boobs A Lot” by The Holy Modal Rounders.

In 1975, “Rhyme And Reason”, TV Game Show; debut on ABC.

In 1975, “The Magnificent Marble Machine”, TV Game Show; debut on NBC.

In 1975, “You Donʹt Say”, TV Game Show, returned on ABC with host Tom Kennedy

In 1977, It was 7:07:07 on 7-7-77

In 1979, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of Barney Miller”. Other Articles: Susan Lucci, Villanous Women.

In 1979, Soap vixen Susan Lucci and other releated actresses were featured in a TV Guide article “Villanous Women.”

In 1980, COVER OF PEOPLE The stars of “THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK” (Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Marc Hamill, Billy Dee Williams)

In 1980, Jim King completes riding Miracle Strip Roller coaster 368 hours.

In 1980, “Newsweekʹs” film critic David Ansen describes the Village Peopleʹs screen debut “Canʹt Stop The Music” as “The worldʹs first all-singing, all-dancing, horror film.”

In 1984, R.C., “I Lost On Jeopardy” by “Weird Al” Yankovic peaked at #81 on the pop singles chart; it was a parody of Greg Kihnʹs “Jeopardy” whose title had nothing to do with the game show.

In 1986, IBM-PC DOS Version 3.2 (updated) released.

In 1987, Lieutenant Colonel Oliver North began his long-awaited public testimony at the Iran-Contra hearing on Capitol Hill, telling House members that he “never carried out a single act, not one” without authorization. At the height of Ollie-mania, you could buy posters, t-shirts and even an “Ollie North Coloring Book,” done by the folks associated with Mad magazine.

In 1987, “The Wizard”, TV Comedy; last aired on CBS.

In 1989, For the first time, it was announced, compact discs were outselling vinyl albums. Boo! Hiss!

In 1992, “Achy Breaky Heart” single by Billy Ray Cyrus was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA. “Weird Al” Yankovic later parodied it into “Achy Breaky Song.”

In 1993, David Letterman appears as his own self in the first of two appearances on “The Larry Sanders Show.” In “Life Behind Larry,” everybody has their own ideas about who should host the show being readied to follow Larry. Among them? Tom Snyder, who also turns up in a cameo.

In 1994, The 1993 movie “The Beverly Hillbillies” opened in movie theaters in Germany.

In 1995, The movie “Batman Forever” opened in movie theaters in Brazil.

In 1997, Only the actorʹs family tunes in for the last two episodes of “The Tony Danza Show” on NBC. On haitus since October 1996, the show fills an hour of primetime with episodes five and six, never even making it to its official Thanksgiving episode.

In 1997, The sitcom “Married, With Children” last aired on Fox after ten years and three months. It was the first program to debut on the night Fox launched its Sunday night broadcasting programming slate on April 5, 1987.

In 1998, “Stunt” album by Barenaked Ladies was released

In 1999, “Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace Read Along” Album by Various was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 2000, The movie “Scary Movie” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A. The anything-goes gross-out comedy took in $42.3 million in its opening weekend, the best debut ever for an R-rated movie and the second-highest premiere this year, after “Mission: Impossible 2.”

In 2001, On the cover of TV Guide: Passions

In 2001, Tom Green married Drew Barrymore.

In 2006, The movie “Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Manʹs Chest” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A. with a record one-day take of some $55 million.

In 2007, It was 7:07:07 on 7-7-07

In 2011, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” the final movie based on the wizard fantasy books, debuted in London on its way to becoming the yearʹs top-grossing movie.

In 2017, The movie “Spider-Man: Homecoming” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2022, “Generation Gap” hosted by Kelly Ripa began airing on ABC

In 2049, 07 x 07 = 49

In 2077, It was 7:07:07 on 7-7-77

Movie Releases On This Date

In 1971, "Pinocchio (re-release)" was released by Walt Disney Productions / Buena Vista Distribution; Ben Sharpsteen, Hamilton Luske, Bill Roberts, Norman Ferguson, Jack Kinney, Wilfred Jackson, T. Hee (directors); Ted Sears, Otto Englander, Webb Smith, William Cottrell, Joseph Sabo, Erdman Penner, Aurelius Battaglia (screenplay); Cliff Edwards, Dickie Jones, Christian Rub, Mel Blanc, Walter Catlett, Charles Judels, Evelyn Venable, Frankie Darro, Stuart Buchanan, Marion Darlington, Thurl Ravenscroft; Musical, Fantasy; Animation

In 1995, "Species" was released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; Roger Donaldson (director); Dennis Feldman (screenplay); Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Alfred Molina, Forest Whitaker, Marg Helgenberger, Natasha Henstridge, Whip Hubley, Michelle Williams, Anthony Guidera, Matthew Ashford, Frank Welker; Sci-Fi, Horror; Live Action

In 2000, "But I'm a Cheerleader" was released by Lions Gate Films; Jamie Babbit (director); Brian Wayne Peterson (screenplay); Natasha Lyonne, Clea DuVall, Melanie Lynskey, RuPaul Charles, Eddie Cibrian, Wesley Mann, Richard Moll, Douglas Spain, Katharine Towne, Cathy Moriarty, Katrina Phillips, Dante Basco, Kip Pardue, Joel Michaely, Michelle Williams, Mink Stole, Bud Cort, Julie Delpy, Brandt Wille; Satire, Romance, Comedy; Live Action

In 2000, "The Kid" was released by Walt Disney Pictures; Jon Turteltaub (director); Audrey Wells (screenplay); Bruce Willis, Spencer Breslin, Emily Mortimer, Lily Tomlin, Chi McBride, Juanita Moore, Jean Smart, Dana Ivey, Reiley McClendon, Steve Tom, Larry King, Jeri Ryan, Nick Chinlund, Matthew Perry, Daniel von Bargen, Esther Scott, Melissa McCarthy, Elizabeth Arlen; Comedy, Family; Live Action

In 2000, "Scary Movie" was released by Dimension Films; Keenen Ivory Wayans (director); Shawn Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Buddy Johnson, Phil Beauman, Jason Friedberg, Aaron Seltzer (screenplay); Anna Faris, Regina Hall, Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Shannon Elizabeth, Jon Abrahams, Kurt Fuller, Carmen Electra, Lochlyn Munro, Cheri Oteri, Dave Sheridan, Rick Ducommun, Jayne Trcka, Kelly Coffield Park, David L. Lander, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Tanja Reichert, James Van Der Beek, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Andrea Nemeth, Anthony McKay; Comedy, Horror, Spoof; Live Action

In 2006, "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" was released by Walt Disney Pictures / Jerry Bruckheimer Films; Gore Verbinski (director); Ted Elliott, Terry Rossio (screenplay); Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport, Stellan Skarsgård, Bill Nighy, Naomie Harris, Kevin McNally, Lee Arenberg, Mackenzie Crook, Tom Hollander, Geoffrey Rush; Swashbuckler, Fantasy;

In 2007, "Rise: Blood Hunter" was released by Samuel Goldwyn Films; Sebastian Gutierrez (director/screenplay); Lucy Liu, Michael Chiklis, Carla Gugino, James D'Arcy, Margo Harshman, Robert Forster, Mako, Allan Rich, Holt McCallany, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Samaire Armstrong, Elden Henson, Paul Cassell, Simon Rex, Cameron Goodman, Cameron Richardson, Marilyn Manson, Nick Lachey; Neo-Noir, Action, Horror

In 2011, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2" was released by Warner Bros. Pictures / Heyday Films; David Yates (director); Steve Kloves (screenplay); Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Helena Bonham Carter, Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, David Bradley, Tom Felton, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon, John Hurt, Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, Alan Rickman, Maggie Smith, Jim Broadbent, Timothy Spall, David Thewlis, Emma Thompson, Julie Walters, Mark Williams, Bonnie Wright, Matthew Lewis, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, Chris Rankin, Natalia Tena, Evanna Lynch, Adrian Rawlins, Geraldine Somerville, Ciarán Hinds, Domhnall Gleeson, Clémence Poésy, Kelly Macdonald, Helen McCrory, Miriam Margoyles, Gemma Jones, Jessie Cave, Afshan Azad, Anna Shaffer, Georgina Leonidas, Devon Murray, Freddie Stroma, Alfred Enoch, Katie Leung, Ralph Ineson, Scarlett Byrne, Josh Herdman, George Harris, Guy Henry, Nick Moran, Dave Legeno, Alfie McIlwain, Ellie Darcey-Alden, Leslie Phillips; Fantasy

In 2011, "Winnie the Pooh" was released by Walt Disney Pictures / Walt Disney Animation Studios; Stephen J. Anderson, Don Hall (directors); Jim Cummings, Tom Kenny, Craig Ferguson, Travis Oates, Bud Luckey, John Cleese, Huell Howser, Jack Boulter, Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Wyatt Dean Hall; Animation, Musical, Comedy

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1945, “Bell Bottom Trousers” by Tony Pastor And His Orchestra Featuring Ruth McCullough charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1945, “Bell Bottom Trousers” by Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians Featuring Jimmy Brown charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1945, “Bell Bottom Trousers” by Kay Kyser And His Orchestra With Ferdy, Slim And The Kay Quartet charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1945, “Caldonia” by Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Jezebel” by Frankie Laine charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “On Top Of Old Smoky” by Terry Gilkyson And The Weavers charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Come On-A My House” by Rosemary Clooney charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Sweet Violets” by Dinah Shore charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “On Top Of Old Smoky” by Vaughn Monroe charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Transfusion” by Nervous Norvus charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Glendora” by Perry Como charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Blue Suede Shoes” by Carl Perkins charted at number 42 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Stranded In The Jungle” by The Jayhawks charted at number 66 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Rock Island Line” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 70 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Blue Suede Shoes (From The Elvis Presley EP)” by Elvis Presley charted at number 88 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Stripper” by David Rose And His Orchestra charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Palisades Park” by Freddy Cannon charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” by Gene Pitney charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Speedy Gonzales” by Pat Boone charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Fortune Teller” by Bobby Curtola charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Ahab, The Arab” by Ray Stevens charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Doctor Ben Basey” by Mickey Shorr And The Cutups charted at number 60 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Route 66 Theme” by Nelson Riddle And His Orchestra charted at number 66 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Summertime, Summertime” by The Jamies charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “That Greasy Kid Stuff” by Janie Grant charted at number 90 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “My Daddy Is President” by Little Jo Ann charted at number 94 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Jim Croce charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Smoke On The Water” by Deep Purple charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pillow Talk” by Sylvia charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Money” by Pink Floyd charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Frankenstein” by The Edgar Winter Group charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Monster Mash” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Swamp Witch” by Jim Stafford charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Watergrate” by Dickie Goodman charted at number 51 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Uneasy Rider” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Brother Louie” by Stories charted at number 61 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Hocus Pocus” by Focus charted at number 81 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Roland The Roadie And Gertrude The Groupie” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Lord, Mr. Ford” by Jerry Reed charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)” by Commander Cody charted at number 98 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Logical Song” by Supertramp charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me” by The Bellamy Brothers charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Wish I Could Fly (Like Superman)” by The Kinks charted at number 99 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Obscene Phone Caller” by Rockwell charted at number 49 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Jam On It” by Newcleus charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “I Lost On Jeopardy” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 81 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “The Humpty Dance” by Digital Underground charted at number 23 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Hanky Panky” by Madonna charted at number 34 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Turtle Power!” by Partners In Kryme charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Ticks” by Brad Paisley charted at number 42 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 45 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 96 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1956, “Lost John / Stewball” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas / Bluebottle's Blues” by The Goons charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Experiments With Mice” by Johnny Dankworth And His Orchestra charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Blue Suede Shoes” by Elvis Presley charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Blue Suede Shoes” by Carl Perkins charted at number 24 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Come Outside” by Mike Sarne With Wendy Richard charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Nut Rocker” by B. Bumble And The Stingers charted at number 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Jezebel” by Marty Wilde charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Palisades Park” by Freddy Cannon charted at number 25 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Old Rivers” by Walter Brennan charted at number 43 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Right Said Fred” by Bernard Cribbins charted at number 46 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Life On Mars” by David Bowie charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Snoopy vs. The Red Baron” by Hot Shots charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pillow Talk” by Sylvia charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Frankenstein” by The Edgar Winter Group charted at number 31 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Walk On The Wild Side” by Lou Reed charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Death Disco” by PiL (Public Image Limited) charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 66 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Lines (Don't Do It)” by Melle Mel And The Furious Five charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now” by The Smiths charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Agadoo” by Black Lace charted at number 55 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “World In Motion” by England New Order charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Thunderbirds Are Go!” by F.A.B. Featuring MC Parker charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Put 'Em Under Pressure” by Republic Of Ireland Football Squad charted at number 78 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Tutti Al Mondo (Itv World Cup '90 Theme)” by Rod Argent And Peter Van Hooke charted at number 81 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Creep” by Radiohead charted at number 92 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Jump Around” by House Of Pain charted at number 93 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 94 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Three Lions” by David Baddiel And Frank Skinner With The Lightning Seeds charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 47 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Forrest Gump” by Loski charted at number 95 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1951, “Aba Daba Honeymoon” by Debbie Reynolds And Carlton Carpenter charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Bonaparte's Retreat” by Pee Wee King or Gene Krupa And Bobby Soots charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “On Top Of Old Smoky” by Terry Gilkyson And The Weavers charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Get Out Those Old Records” by Mary Martin And Her Son Larry (Hagman) charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “I Taut I Taw A Puddy Cat” by Danny Kaye or Les Welch charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Rock Island Line” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” by Gene Pitney charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Have You Ever Been To See King's Cross” by Frankie Davidson charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “I've Been Everywhere” by Lucky Starr charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Old Rivers” by Walter Brennan charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Space Oddity / The Man Who Sold The World” by David Bowie charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Theme From '2001 (A Space Odyssey)' (Also Sprach Zarathustra) / Spirit Of Summer” by Deodato charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Hocus Pocus / Sylvia” by Focus charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik / M Factor” by M charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Logical Song / Just Another Nervous Wreck” by Supertramp charted at number 24 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy / Manhattan Woman” by Village People charted at number 34 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Cool For Cats / Model” by U.K. Squeeze charted at number 50 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hello, This Is Joannie (The Telephone Answering Machine Song) / Lullabye Tissue Paper Co.” by Paul Evans charted at number 54 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick / There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 71 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Wish I Could Fly (Like Superman) / Low Budget” by The Kinks charted at number 85 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “It's Just Not Cricket” by The Twelfth Man charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Rockwell charted at number 21 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “To Be Or Not To Be (The Hitler Rap)” by Mel Brooks charted at number 22 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “I Want A New Drug” by Huey Lewis And The News charted at number 27 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “I've Been To Bali Too” by Redgum charted at number 38 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “World In Motion” by England New Order charted at number 35 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Strawberry Fields Forever” by Candy Flip charted at number 36 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Thank God I'm A Country Boy” by Hampton The Hampster charted at number 21 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1979, “The Logical Song” by Supertramp charted at number 15 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Egyptian Reggae” by Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers charted at number 24 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hello, This Is Joannie (The Telephone Answering Machine Song)” by Paul Evans charted at number 28 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 43 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 46 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Nelson Mandela” by The Special AKA (The Specials) charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “'Ello John, Got A New Motor?” by Alexei Sayle charted at number 12 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “I Want A New Drug” by Huey Lewis And The News charted at number 15 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “You're Still Not Safe In A Japanese Car” by Jumpin' John Goldsmith charted at number 30 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Strokin'” by Clarence Carter charted at number 14 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 36 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 2001, “Sheena Is A Punkrocker” by Shebang charted at number 18 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 16 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 39 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 2001, “Iko Iko” by Captain Jack charted at number 21 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by Two In One charted at number 33 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Living On Video” by DJ Piccolo vs. DJ E-MaxX charted at number 37 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 48 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1962, “Happy José (Ching-Ching)” by Jack Ross And His Orchestra or Willy Schobben And His Orchestra charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Brother Louie” by Stories charted at number 21 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 23 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 19 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 63 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster The People charted at number 109 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Hangover” by Taio Cruz Featuring Flo Rida charted at number 186 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1962, “Come Outside” by Mike Sarne With Wendy Richard charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 8 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

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

In 1984, “Robert DeNiro's Waiting” by Bananarama charted at number 20 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Iko Iko” by Captain Jack charted at number 64 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “The Ladyboy Is Mine” by Stuntmasterz charted at number 85 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 32 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Hangover” by Taio Cruz Featuring Flo Rida charted at number 74 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1962, “Palisades Park” by Freddy Cannon charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Speedy Gonzales” by Pat Boone charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Stripper” by David Rose And His Orchestra charted at number 6 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Frankenstein” by The Edgar Winter Group charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pillow Talk” by Sylvia charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Jim Croce charted at number 16 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Hocus Pocus” by Focus charted at number 18 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Smoke On The Water” by Deep Purple charted at number 19 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Money” by Pink Floyd charted at number 34 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Monster Mash” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers charted at number 36 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Swamp Witch” by Jim Stafford charted at number 51 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Uneasy Rider” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 77 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Brother Louie” by Stories charted at number 96 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Logical Song” by Supertramp charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 37 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Wish I Could Fly (Like Superman)” by The Kinks charted at number 43 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Dancin' Fool” by Frank Zappa charted at number 95 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Horse” by Laid Back charted at number 32 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 42 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Boys Just Want To Have Sex” by Exude charted at number 44 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “She Ain't Pretty” by The Northern Pikes charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Turtle Power!” by Partners In Kryme charted at number 27 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Ticks” by Brad Paisley charted at number 45 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Cheaper To Keep Her” by Aaron Lines charted at number 72 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 59 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 58 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Alt-Canada

In 1990, “She Ain't Pretty” by The Northern Pikes charted at number 13 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Hanky Panky” by Madonna charted at number 83 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Turtle Power!” by Partners In Kryme charted at number 92 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Spain

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 20 on the Spain Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Denmark

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 11 on the Denmark Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs July 7, 2025

What's Today?

Today is Mon Jul the 7 in the year 2025
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 188 of the year
Serialnumber = 45833
Julian date = 2460852 O.S.= 6 - 24 - 2025

Calendar

Holidays

Feast of Benedict the XI, Pope and confessor.
Feast of Cyril and Methodius, converted Slavs, devised Cyrillic alpha.
[Caribbean Common Market] Caribbean Day (1973)
[Cayman Islands] Constitution Day (1st Monday in July)
[Lesotho] Family Day
[Zambia] Heroes Day
Be Nice to New Jersey Week (Day 2)
Man Watchers' Compliment Week (Day 2)
Music for Life Week (Day 2)
National Canned Luncheon Meat Week (Day 2)
National Awareness Week for Lifesaving Techniques Week (Day 2)
Let's Play Tennis Week (Day 3)
Nude Recreation Week Begins
Sempach Battle Commemoration (Switzerland).
Special Recreation Week (Day 2)
[Bhutan] Guru Rinbochy
[Equatorial Guinea] P.U.N.T. Anniversary
[Japan] Star Festival/Tanabata
[Pamplona, Spain] Fiesta de San Fermin-running of the Bulls
[Solomon Islands] Independence Day (1978)
[Tanzania] Saba-Saba Day-founding of TANU party (1954)
[USA] Bonza Bottler Day (Party Party Day)
[USA] Video Games Day.
Chocolate Day
Freedom Week (Day 4)
Manufacturers' Day.
People of Serbia Uprising Day (Yugoslavia).

Reminders

Astrological Sign: Cancer: The Crab (6-22 thru 7-21); Ruling Planet: Moon. Element: Water. Traits: Maternal, compassionate, thrifty. Body part associated with this sign: The breast. Occupations: Raising children, animals, or plants, history, antiques, caring for the elderly.
Astrological sign: Leo: The Lion (7-23 thru 8-22); Ruling Planet: Sun. Element: Fire. Traits: Forceful, generous, creative, well-organized. Body part associated with this sign: The heart. Occupations: Supervisor, actor, king, activities requiring physical strength, bartender.
Full Moon: the Thunder Moon and the Mead Moon, the Corn Moon, the Herb Moon
Gems: ruby and onxy
Meanings: the sentimental meaning of the ruby is for friendship, and the water lily and the larkspur are for ardent attachment.
Flowers: water lily and larkspur
Before the 20th century, July was pronounced to rhyme with "truly."
July's name commemorates the founder of the Julian calendar, Julius Caesar. Before that, July was called Quintilius.
[USA] Fiscal year begins
Baked Beans Month
Hitch Hiking Month
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
Hot Dog Month
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
Hurricane Season Months in the West (June 1-Oct 31)
Ice Cream Month
Minority Tourism Month
National Anti-Boredom Month
National Baked Beans Month
National Eye Exam Month
National Eye Exam Month
National Hitchhiking Month.
National Hot Dog Month
National Ice Cream Month
National July Belongs to Blueberries Month
National Lamb and Wool Month
National Peach Month
National Picnic Month
National Purposeful Parenting Month
National Recreation and Parks Month
National Tennis Month
Sports and Recreation Month
Alpha Lyrid telescopic meteor shower, radiant near Vega (_ Lyrae) (thru 7-20)
Annual Running of the Bulls at Pamplona, Spain.
Chih-ni Festival, Heavenly Weaver-Girl (Chinese, goddess of the star Alpha in the Lyre).
Dog Days of Summer (thru 8-15)
Festival of Juno begins (2-day Roman festival honoring the supreme goddess).
Tanabata or Star Festival (Japan - a day for lovers).
[Ancient Rome] Nonae Quintilis
[Czechoslovakia] St�znice Folk Festival (thru 7-14)
[Ethiopia] Fiscal Year ends
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