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Offbeat Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for July 14

Last Updated 04-13-2024

✍🎭🎵🏆🏈Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier -- is 92 in the year 2024 and 93 in the year 2025; b.7/14/1932
Author (m), TV/Movie Actor, Guitarist, NFL Player, Olympic Athlete
Misc: a gridiron bulldozer; Needlepoint expert; wrestled Sirhan Sirhan to the ground after the fatal shots were fired; traded conversations with O.J. Simpson in his jail cell.
Sports Teams: New York Giants, Los Angeles Rams
TV Shows: Daniel Boone (as Gabe Cooper), Roots (as Big Stew Johnson), Make Room for Granddaddy

🎭Vincent Pastore -- is 78 in the year 2024 and 79 in the year 2025; b.7/14/1946
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer (m)
Movie Titles: Revolver, Goodfellas, Shark Tale

🎭Jerry Houser -- is 72 in the year 2024 and 73 in the year 2025; b.7/14/1952 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer (m)
TV Shows: The Brady Brides (as Wally Logan, Marcia's husband, also on The Bradys), One Day at a Time (as Jeff), G.I. Joe, Transformers, The Biskitts
Movie Titles: Aladdin, Slap Shot, Summer of '42, Magic

🎭Jane Lynch -- is 64 in the year 2024 and 65 in the year 2025; b.7/14/1960
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer (m)
TV Shows: Glee (as Sue Sylvester)
Movie Titles: The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Role Models, Wreck-It Ralph, A Mighty Wind

🎭Kyle Gass -- is 64 in the year 2024 and 65 in the year 2025; b.7/14/1960
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Movie Titles: Tenacious D in The Pick of Destiny, Kung Fu Panda, Elf, Shallow Hal

🎭Jackie Earle Haley -- is 63 in the year 2024 and 64 in the year 2025; b.7/14/1961
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Director (m)
TV Shows: Wait Till Your Father Gets Home (as Jamie Boyle), Breaking Away (as Moocher)
Movie Titles: Watchmen, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Little Children, The Bad News Bears

🎭Missy Gold -- is 54 in the year 2024 and 55 in the year 2025; b.7/14/1970
Actress
Names/Places: Brandy's & Tracey's sister
Misc: retired from acting in 1986
TV Shows: Benson (as Katie Gatling)
Movie Titles: Twirl, Captains and the Kings

✍🎭Loni Love -- is 53 in the year 2024 and 54 in the year 2025; b.7/14/1971 N.S.
Author (m), Comedienne, TV Hostess
TV Shows: The Real, I Love the 80's

✍🎭David Mitchell -- is 50 in the year 2024 and 51 in the year 2025; b.7/14/1974 N.S.
Comedy Writer (m), Comedian, English
Misc: of the comedy duo Mitchell and Webb with Robert Webb
TV Shows: Peep Show

🎭Phoebe Waller-Bridge -- is 39 in the year 2024 and 40 in the year 2025; b.7/14/1985 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Fleabag
Movie Titles: Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

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🎭Spencer Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/14/1893 d.12/13/1969 (76)
TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: Amos 'n' Andy (as Andy Brown)

🎭Jean Dixon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/14/1894 d.2/12/1981 (86)
Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne

🎨🎭Dave Fleischer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/14/1894 d.6/25/1979 (84)
Animator (m), Director (m)
Misc: Max (his brother) Fleischer cartoons

🎭Ken Murray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/14/1903 d.10/12/1988 (85)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host, Vaudevillan, Producer (m)
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Don Court
Movie Titles: Bill and Coo, Ken Murray Show, Son Of Flubber, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

🎨💰🎭William Hanna -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/14/1910 d.3/22/2001 (90)
Hall of Famer, Animator (m), Founder, Producer (m)
Names/Places: b. in Melrose, NM
Misc: Hanna-Barbera cartoon empire co-king with Joseph Barbera

🎭Terry-Thomas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/14/1911 d.1/8/1990 (78)
Radio Actor, Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, English
Names/Places: b. in London; RN:Thomas Terry Hoar Stevens
Movie Titles: It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World, Those Magnificent Men In Their Flying Machines

🎵Woodrow Wilson "Woody" Guthrie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/14/1912 N.S. d.10/3/1967 N.S. (55)
Hall of Famer, Composer, Songwriter, Folk Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Okemah, OK; Arlo's dad
Song Titles: This Land is Your Land

⚖🏆🏌Gerald Rudolph Ford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/14/1913 d.12/26/2006 (93)
President and Vice President (m), Golfer
Names/Places: RN: Leslie Lynch King Jr.; Betty's husband; b. in Omaha, NE
Misc: the 40th U.S. Vice President and 38th U.S. President (1974-76), both non-elected positions, a first (Tyler was the first non-elected President); lettered as center on undefeated Michigan football teams in 1932 and '33, team MVP of 1934 squad; he received contract offers from the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions, which he turned down in favor of law school.

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🎭🎵Harry Dean Stanton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/14/1926 N.S. d.9/15/2017 N.S. (91)
Actor, Singer, Musician
Movie Titles: Two-Lane Blacktop, Ridley Scott's Alien, The Green Mile, "Paris, Texas", The Avengers, Cool Hand Luke, The Mighty, Escape From New York, Pretty in Pink

🎵🎸Bob Casale -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/14/1952 d.2/17/2014 (61)
New Wave Guitarist
Names/Places: RN:Robert Edward Casale Jr.
Group Names: Devo

🎭Kenny Delmar -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/5/1910 d.7/14/1984 (73)
TV/Radio Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: The 'That's a joke, son!' man
TV Shows: Fred Allen Show (as Senator Claghorn, a character Warner Brothers used for its cartoon character Foghorn Leghorn)

✍📰Robert A. W. Lowndes -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/4/1916 d.7/14/1998 (81)
Science Fiction Writer (m), Editor (m), American
Names/Places: MN:Augustine Ward; used 50 pen names for his own writings

🎭Meredith MacRae -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/30/1945 d.7/14/2000 (55)
TV Actress, TV Talk Show Hostess
Names/Places: Gordon's daughter, Greg Mullavey's wife
TV Shows: My Three Sons (as Sally Ann Morrison Douglas), Petticoat Junction (as Billie Jo Bradley)

🎭Dallas McKennon -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/19/1919 N.S. d.7/14/2009 N.S. (89)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, American
Names/Places: aka: Dal McKennon
TV Shows: Daniel Boone (as Cincinnatus the innkeeper), The Archie Show (voice as Archie Andrews (talking voice only; Ron Dante provided the singing voice of the Archie character), Hot Dog, Mr. Weatherbee, Mr. Lodge, Coach Kleats and others), Gumby (voice as Gumby), Buzz Buzzard (voicist); Space Funnies/Capt. Jet. (kid show host on KNXT in Los Angeles)
Movie Titles: Lady and the Tramp, Sleeping Beauty, One Hundred and One Dalmations, Mary Poppins, Bedknobs and Broomsticks

🎭Dennis Burkley -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/10/1945 d.7/14/2013 (67)
Actor
TV Shows: Texas Wheelers, Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (as Mac Slattery), Sanford (as Cal)

🎭🎵Lisa Gaye -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/6/1935 d.7/14/2016 N.S. (81)
Actress, Dancer (m), Singer
Names/Places: Debra Paget's younger sister
TV Shows: Bob Cummings Show (as Collette DuBois)
Movie Titles: Face of Terror, Night of Evil, Shake Rattle and Rock, Drums Across the River

✍🎭Jak Knight -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/6/1993 N.S. d.7/14/2022 N.S. (28)
Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Big Mouth, Bust Down

Related Events on This Date

In 1912, Al Wolgast and Joe Rivers KOd Each Other, Wolgast declared winner.

In 1933, With the release of Paramountʹs “Popeye The Sailor”, which was an episode from the Betty Boop cartoon series, the muscular seaman made his first appearance and shortly got his own series. The Popeye series was first produced by Max Fleischer Studios, then by Famous Studios on August 7, 1942.

In 1934, The Silly Symphony film, “The Flying Mouse” is released.

In 1951, NBC reports that there are 13 million TVs in America, and almost 30 percent of all homes have at least one, thanks to this Berle fellow.

In 1956, “The Julius LaRosa Show”, TV Variety; moved to NBC.

In 1957, A SHOW-BIZ SPLIT Comics LOU COSTELLO and BUD ABBOTT officially end their partnership

In 1957, Funnyman, Stan Freberg, presented a new weekly comedy program on CBS Radio beginning this night. Freberg was a late entry into the radio program race, though he was well known for many famous radio commercials over the years. The Freberg show only lasted a short time and that newfangled contraption, television, was blamed for the showʹs quick demise.

In 1958, R.C., “Got A Match?” by Frank Gallup peaked at #57 on the pop singles chart.

In 1958, The game show “Do You Trust Your Wife?” gets a new name (“Who Do You Trust”), a new city (New York) and a new host — Johnny Carson.

In 1960, Fire raging through a Guatemala City, Guatemala insane asylum kills 225, severly injuring 300.

In 1962, “Ahab, The Arab”, by Ray Stevens entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1967, “Supermarket Sweep”, TV Game Show; last aired on ABC.

In 1967, “The Green Hornet”, TV Crime Drama, radio since '36; last aired on ABC.

In 1968, One notable movie release this week: Henry Fonda and Lucille Ball in “YOURS MINE AND OURS” about a widow and a widower with ten and eight kids marry to form an even larger family. This movie was significant because it made the ABC network take serious note of this successful movie and the next year, a similar merged family, minus 12, debut on their network. Thanks to Henry and Lucille, they made “The Brady Bunch” an American institution.

In 1973, R.C., “Swamp Witch” by Jim Stafford peaked at #39 on the pop singles chart.

In 1973, R.C., “Watergate” by Dickie Goodman peaked at #42 on the pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Brother Louie”, by Stories entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1975, COVER OF PEOPLE: CARROLL OʹCONNOR

In 1979, R.C., “If I Said You Have A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me?” by Bellamy Brothers peaked at #39 on the pop singles chart. Strange title for a song.

In 1979, R.C., “If I Seem To Be Getting Smaller, Itʹs Because Iʹm Leaving You”, by David Tanny peaked nowhere because this is just a joke entry in this datebook.

In 1980, COVER OF PEOPLE: Dallasʹs J.R. Ewing, Larry Hagman, riding high in popularity while people try to figure out who shot his character.

In 1980, The combustible couple Glen Campbell and Tanya Tucker opened the Republican National Convention in Detroit with a duet of the National Anthem. Campbell later admitted they were "higher than the notes we were singing."

In 1984, On the cover of TV Guide: “Johnny Carson”. Other Articles: USFL, Cynthia Sikes, Burger Wars

In 1986, Leonard Nimoy returns to TV, but still wonʹt let you call him Spock on the small screen. Heʹs playing an evil genie in the “Faerie Tale Theatre,” telling of “Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp.”

In 1986, On Another World, after Kathleen McKinnon (Julie Osburn) and Cecile Depoulignac) had an food, actually dessert, fight, Kathleen put Cecile in a guillotine. Kathleen and Felicia (Linda Dano) finally turned Cecile loose after she apologized but the conflict continued. FOOD FIGHT!

In 1986, On Santa Barbara, Mason Capwell (Lane Davies), Mark McCormick (Jon Lindstrom) and Julia Wainwright (Nancy Lee Grahan) reacted to former nun, Mary Duvall McCormick (Harley Jane Kozak), being knocked out with a giant neon letter "C" (for "Capwell" atop the Capwell Hotel) which landed on her while she was standing on the hotel roof. Mason begged her to tell him it would be alright, but Mary died. (This is the Monday episode that picked up where the Friday "C" cliffhanger left off.)

In 1988, A Nashville radio station (WYHY) said in 1988 that it wanted to dispel rumors that Elvis Presley was still alive. It offered one-million dollars to anyone who can produce him. The money went unclaimed.

In 1989, “Hey Dude” TV Western Comedy debut on Nickelodeon.

In 1990, Fast Eddy McDonald in Prince Edward Island has 8.437 loops in one hour with his yo-yo.

In 1990, The largest cherry pie weighed 37,740 pounds and ten ounces with 36,800 pounds of cherry filling a 20' diameter pan in Oliver, B.C., Canada.

In 1990, “The Howard Stern Show”, (as “Howard Sternʹs Summer Show”) TV Variety, national since January 10 1991; debut on WWOR-TV.

In 1995, The movie “Batman Forever” opened in movie theaters in Mexico, Norway, Sweden, and the U.K.

In 1997, “Johnny Bravo” began airing on Cartoon Network

In 1998, 07 x 14 = 98

In 1999, The movie “Muppets in Space” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2000, Actress Meredith MacRae of TVʹs “Petticoat Junction” died in Manhattan Beach, California, at age 56.

In 2000, The movie “X-Men” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A. with a record take of $57.5 million, the biggest non-sequel, non-holiday opening in movie history. Whimsical Will of Doctor Demento did a summer movie tribute of the movie with his “break-in” style interview. (This news item is Copyright 2000 David Tanny, All Rights Reserved. Infobeat agrees to pay David Tanny $5000 for use of this line in its mailing lists.)

In 2001, WGN TV aired “Bozo: 40 Years of Fun” in which the Windy City bid farewell to Bozo the Clown.

In 2008, On Passions, an invisible Endora Lenox turned herself into a teddy bear so her mother, Tabitha (Juliet Mills), could hold her.

In 2014, Dwight Yoakam begins appearing in a recurring role as a barber with a fanatical religious bent on CBS-TV's Under The Dome.

In 2098, 07 x 14 = 98

Movie Releases On This Date

In 1977, "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden" was released by New World Pictures; Anthony Page (director); Roger Corman (screenplay); Kathleen Quinlan, Bibi Andersson, Ben Piazza, Lorraine Gary, Martine Bartlett, Darlene Craviotto, Reni Santoni, Susan Tyrrell, Signe Hasso, Diane Varsi, Norman Alden, Sylvia Sidney, Dennis Quaid, Clint Howard, Robert Viharo, Jeff Conaway, Mel Gibson, Margo Ann Berdeshevsky, Karin de la Penha, Carol Worthington; Fantasy, Drama; Live Action

In 1978, "Foul Play" was released by Paramount Pictures; Colin Higgins (director/screenplay); Goldie Hawn, Chevy Chase, Burgess Meredith, Brian Dennehy, Dudley Moore, Rachel Roberts, Eugene Roche, William Frankfather, Marc Lawrence, Marilyn Sokol, Billy Barty, Bruce Solomon, Don Calfa, Cyril Magnin, Chuck McCann, Thomas Jamerson; Romance, Comedy, Thriller; Live Action

In 1978, "Hooper" was released by Warner Bros.; Hal Needham (director); Thomas Rickman, Bill Kerby (screenplay); Burt Reynolds, Jan-Michael Vincent, Sally Field, Brian Keith, Robert Klein, John Marley, James Best, Alfie Wise, Adam West, Terry Bradshaw; Action, Comedy; Live Action

In 1978, "The Swarm" was released by Warner Bros.; Irwin Allen (director); Stirling Silliphant (screenplay); Michael Caine, Katharine Ross, Richard Widmark, Richard Chamberlain, Olivia de Havilland, Ben Johnson, Lee Grant, José Ferrer, Patty Duke, Slim Pickens, Bradford Dillman, Fred MacMurray, Henry Fonda, Cameron Mitchell, Christian Juttner, Morgan Paull, Alejandro Rey, Don "Red" Barry; Horror; Live Action

In 1985, "The Coca-Cola Kid" was released by Roadshow Film Distributors; Dušan Makavejev (director); Frank Moorhouse (screenplay); Eric Roberts, Greta Scacchi, Bill Kerr, Chris Haywood, Kris McQuade, Max Gillies, Tony Barry, Paul Chubb, David Slingsby, Tim Finn, Colleen Clifford, Rebecca Smart, Esben Storm, Steve Dodd, Ian Gilmour; Romance, Comedy; Live Action

In 1989, "Peter Pan (re-release)" was released by Walt Disney Pictures / RKO Radio Pictures; Clyde Geronimi, Wilfred Jackson, Hamilton Luske (directors); Bobby Driscoll, Kathryn Beaumont, Hans Conried, Paul Collins, Tommy Luske, Heather Angel, Bill Thompson, Robert Ellis, June Foray, Candy Candido, Tom Conway, Roland Dupree, Don Barclay, The Mellomen, Tony Butala, Connie Hilton, Karen Kester, Margaret Kerry; Adventure, Fantasy; Animation

In 1995, "The Indian in the Cupboard" was released by Columbia Pictures / Paramount Pictures / The Kennedy/Marshall Company; Frank Oz (director); Melissa Mathison (screenplay); Hal Scardino, Litefoot, David Keith, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Jenkins, Rishi Bhat, Steve Coogan, Nestor Serrano, Vincent Kartheiser, Michael Papajohn, Frank Welker, Sakina Jaffrey, Ryan Olson; Fantasy, Adventure, Family; Live Action

In 1995, "Nine Months" was released by 20th Century Fox / 1492 Pictures; Chris Columbus (director/screenplay); Patrick Braoudé (screenplay); Hugh Grant, Julianne Moore, Tom Arnold, Joan Cusack, Jeff Goldblum, Robin Williams, Mia Cottet, Joey Simmrin, Ashley Johnson, Alexa Vega, Aislin Roche, Zelda Williams, Charles Martinet, Kristin Davis, Priscilla Alden, Betsy Aidem; Romance, Comedy; Live Action

In 1999, "The Blair Witch Project" was released by Artisan Entertainment; Eduardo Sánchez, Daniel Myrick (director/screenplay); Heather Donahue, Michael C. Williams, Joshua Leonard; Horror; Live Action

In 1999, "Muppets from Space" was released by Columbia Pictures / Jim Henson Pictures; Tim Hill (director); Jerry Juhl, Joey Mazzarino, Ken Kaufman (screenplay); Dave Goelz, Steve Whitmire, Bill Barretta, Jerry Nelson, Brian Henson, Kevin Clash, Frank Oz, Adam Hunt, John Henson, John Kennedy, Drew Massey, Jeffrey Tambor, Pat Hingle, Rob Schneider, Andie MacDowell, Gary Owens, F. Murray Abraham, David Arquette, Josh Charles, Kathy Griffin, Hollywood Hogan, Ray Liotta, Joshua Jackson, Katie Holmes; Comedy, Sci-Fi, Family; Live Action/Puppetry

In 2000, "X-Men" was released by 20th Century Fox / Marvel Enterprises; Bryan Singer (director); David Hayter (screenplay); Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Ian McKellen, Halle Berry, Famke Janssen, James Marsden, Bruce Davison, Rebecca Romijn-Stamos, Ray Park, Anna Paquin, Shawn Ashmore, Tyler Mane, Stan Lee, Shawn Roberts, Tom DeSanto, George Buza, Sumela Kay, David Hayter, Katrina Florece, Donald MacKinnon, Alexander Burton; Action, Sci-Fi; Live Action

In 2000, "Chuck & Buck" was released by Artisan Entertainment; Miguel Arteta (director); Mike White (screenplay); Mike White, Chris Weitz, Lupe Ontiveros, Paul Weitz, Maya Rudolph, Paul Sand, Pamela Gordon, Zak Penn, Tony Maxwell, Beth Colt, Mary Wigmore; Black Comedy, Drama; Live Action

In 2000, "Thomas and the Magic Railroad" was released by Destination Films / Gullane Pictures / Icon Film Distribution / Isle of Man Film Commission; Britt Allcroft (director/screenplay); Alec Baldwin, Peter Fonda, Mara Wilson, Edward Glen, Neil Crone, Didi Conn, Russell Means, Cody McMains, Michael E. Rodgers, Kevin Frank; Fantasy, Comedy; Live Action

In 2004, "The Door in the Floor" was released by Focus Features; Tod Williams (director/screenplay); Jeff Bridges, Kim Basinger, Jon Foster, Bijou Phillips, Elle Fanning, Mimi Rogers, Donna Murphy, John Rothman, Harvey Loomis; Comedy, Drama;

In 2006, "Little Man" was released by Columbia Pictures / Revolution Studios; Keenen Ivory Wayans (director/screenplay); Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans (screenplay); Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, Kerry Washington, John Witherspoon, Tracy Morgan, Chazz Palminteri, Molly Shannon; Comedy;

In 2006, "You, Me and Dupree" was released by Universal Pictures; Anthony Russo, Joe Russo (directors); Michael LeSieur (screenplay); Owen Wilson, Kate Hudson, Matt Dillon, Michael Douglas, Seth Rogen, Amanda Detmer, Todd Stashwick, Ralph Ting, Bill Hader; Comedy, Romance;

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1945, “Bell Bottom Trousers” by Tony Pastor And His Orchestra Featuring Ruth McCullough charted at number 3 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 6 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 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, “Come On-A My House” by Rosemary Clooney charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “On Top Of Old Smoky” by Terry Gilkyson And The Weavers charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Sweet Violets” by Dinah Shore charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “On Top Of Old Smoky” by Vaughn Monroe charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Glendora” by Perry Como charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Transfusion” by Nervous Norvus charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Blue Suede Shoes” by Carl Perkins charted at number 45 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Stranded In The Jungle” by The Cadets charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Stranded In The Jungle” by The Jayhawks charted at number 53 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Rock Island Line” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 98 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Stripper” by David Rose And His Orchestra charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Palisades Park” by Freddy Cannon charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Speedy Gonzales” by Pat Boone charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Ahab, The Arab” by Ray Stevens charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” by Gene Pitney charted at number 42 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Fortune Teller” by Bobby Curtola charted at number 49 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Route 66 Theme” by Nelson Riddle And His Orchestra charted at number 54 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Summertime, Summertime” by The Jamies charted at number 59 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Doctor Ben Basey” by Mickey Shorr And The Cutups charted at number 65 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Ben Crazy” by Dickie Goodman charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “My Daddy Is President” by Little Jo Ann charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “That Greasy Kid Stuff” by Janie Grant charted at number 86 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Jim Croce charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Smoke On The Water” by Deep Purple charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Money” by Pink Floyd charted at number 17 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pillow Talk” by Sylvia charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Monster Mash” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Frankenstein” by The Edgar Winter Group charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Brother Louie” by Stories charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Swamp Witch” by Jim Stafford charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Uneasy Rider” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Watergrate” by Dickie Goodman charted at number 42 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 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Lord, Mr. Ford” by Jerry Reed charted at number 93 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 11 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 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 46 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 96 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Obscene Phone Caller” by Rockwell charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Jam On It” by Newcleus charted at number 66 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “I Lost On Jeopardy” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Hanky Panky” by Madonna charted at number 25 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “The Humpty Dance” by Digital Underground charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Turtle Power!” by Partners In Kryme charted at number 62 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Ticks” by Brad Paisley charted at number 53 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 50 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1956, “I'm Walking Backwards For Christmas / Bluebottle's Blues” by The Goons charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Experiments With Mice” by Johnny Dankworth And His Orchestra charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Lost John / Stewball” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Blue Suede Shoes” by Elvis Presley charted at number 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Come Outside” by Mike Sarne With Wendy Richard charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Palisades Park” by Freddy Cannon charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Right Said Fred” by Bernard Cribbins charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Nut Rocker” by B. Bumble And The Stingers charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Jezebel” by Marty Wilde charted at number 33 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Old Rivers” by Walter Brennan charted at number 38 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Speedy Gonzales” by Pat Boone charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Life On Mars” by David Bowie charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Snoopy vs. The Red Baron” by Hot Shots charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pillow Talk” by Sylvia charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Frankenstein” by The Edgar Winter Group charted at number 41 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Death Disco” by PiL (Public Image Limited) charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Hole In My Shoe” by neil charted at number 5 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 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “You Think You're A Man” by Divine charted at number 38 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now” by The Smiths charted at number 47 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Agadoo” by Black Lace charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Thunderbirds Are Go!” by F.A.B. Featuring MC Parker charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “World In Motion” by England New Order charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Kill Your Television” by Ned's Atomic Dustbin charted at number 53 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 87 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “White Lines (Don't Do It)” by Melle Mel And The Furious Five charted at number 97 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Jump Around” by House Of Pain charted at number 83 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 85 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Three Lions” by David Baddiel And Frank Skinner With The Lightning Seeds charted at number 24 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 54 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 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Get Out Those Old Records” by Mary Martin And Her Son Larry (Hagman) charted at number 10 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 1956, “Rock Island Line” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” by Gene Pitney charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Have You Ever Been To See King's Cross” by Frankie Davidson charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “I've Been Everywhere” by Lucky Starr charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Old Rivers” by Walter Brennan charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Stripper” by David Rose And His Orchestra charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Hocus Pocus / Sylvia” by Focus charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Space Oddity / The Man Who Sold The World” by David Bowie charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1979, “The Logical Song / Just Another Nervous Wreck” by Supertramp charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Cool For Cats / Model” by U.K. Squeeze charted at number 35 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy / Manhattan Woman” by Village People charted at number 42 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 48 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 somewhere on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Wish I Could Fly (Like Superman) / Low Budget” by The Kinks charted somewhere 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, “To Be Or Not To Be (The Hitler Rap)” by Mel Brooks charted at number 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “I Want A New Drug” by Huey Lewis And The News charted at number 31 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Rockwell charted at number 35 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “I've Been To Bali Too” by Redgum charted at number 47 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “World In Motion” by England New Order charted at number 28 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 23 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1979, “The Logical Song” by Supertramp charted at number 16 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 30 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hello, This Is Joannie (The Telephone Answering Machine Song)” by Paul Evans charted at number 32 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Egyptian Reggae” by Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers charted at number 41 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 7 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “I Want A New Drug” by Huey Lewis And The News charted at number 21 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “World In Motion” by England New Order charted at number 11 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Strokin'” by Clarence Carter charted at number 13 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

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

In 2001, “Sheena Is A Punkrocker” by Shebang charted at number 13 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 17 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 35 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

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

In 2001, “Iko Iko” by Captain Jack charted at number 22 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Living On Video” by DJ Piccolo vs. DJ E-MaxX charted at number 29 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by Two In One charted at number 44 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 49 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

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 16 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Hanky Panky” by Madonna charted at number 81 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

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

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 22 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster The People charted at number 53 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 82 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1962, “Come Outside” by Mike Sarne With Wendy Richard charted at number 8 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 11 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 6 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 24 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Iko Iko” by Captain Jack charted at number 77 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “The Ladyboy Is Mine” by Stuntmasterz charted at number 81 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 31 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Hangover” by Taio Cruz Featuring Flo Rida charted at number 75 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1962, “Palisades Park” by Freddy Cannon charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Speedy Gonzales” by Pat Boone charted at number 6 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Jim Croce charted at number 11 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Frankenstein” by The Edgar Winter Group charted at number 12 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pillow Talk” by Sylvia charted at number 13 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Smoke On The Water” by Deep Purple charted at number 14 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1973, “Monster Mash” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers charted at number 29 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Money” by Pink Floyd charted at number 30 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Swamp Witch” by Jim Stafford charted at number 50 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Uneasy Rider” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 67 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Brother Louie” by Stories charted at number 84 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Logical Song” by Supertramp charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 46 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Wish I Could Fly (Like Superman)” by The Kinks charted at number 57 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 29 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 64 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Cheaper To Keep Her” by Aaron Lines charted at number 70 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 58 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 74 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 12 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Hanky Panky” by Madonna charted at number 48 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 19 on the Spain Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Denmark

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 15 on the Denmark Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs July 14, 2024

What's Today?

Today is Sun Jul the 14 in the year 2024 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Mon
This is day 196 of the year
Serialnumber = 45475
Julian date = 2460494 O.S.= 7 - 1 - 2024

Calendar

Holidays

Feast of St. Bonaventure, bishop, confessor, doctor.
St. Camillus de Lellis Feast Day
[USA] National Ice Cream Day
Captive Nations Week Begins
National Therapeutic Recreation Week Begins
It's National Nude Weekend!
Nude Recreation Week Ends
National Bookstore Weekend
Special Recreation Week Ends
Special Recreation Day
[France & French Possessions] Taking of Bastille Day (1789); the Bastille fell to revolutionaries ending the monarchy and feudal system in France.
[France, Guiana, Polynesia, Guadel, Martinique] Bastille Day (1789)
[Iran] Appointment of the Prophet
[Iraq] Republic Day (1958)
[Senegal] African Community Day
[USA] Gerald R. Ford Day
[USA] National Nude Day.
Community Day (Madagascar).
Face on Mars Day (1965)
Founders' Day or Cecil Rhodes Day (Rhodesia).
International Obscurity Day
Iraqi 14th of July Revolution (1958?).
Monaco's National Holiday.
Tahiti's National Holiday.
Space Week Begins.

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 Cygnid meteor shower, radiant in Cygnus
Alpha Lyrid telescopic meteor shower, radiant near Vega (_ Lyrae) (thru 7-20)
Capricornid meteor shower, radiant in Capricorn (thru 7-16)
Dog Days of Summer (thru 8-15)
[Czechoslovakia] St�znice Folk Festival (thru 7-14)
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