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Offbeat Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for September 8

Last Updated 09-09-2021

🎵Bill Parsons -- is 87 in the year 2021 and 88 in the year 2022; b.9/8/1934
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: aka:Bobby Bare

🎭Willie Tyler -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.9/8/1940
Actor, Comedian, Ventriloquist
Misc: with dummy Lester
TV Shows: Laugh In
Movie Titles: Coming Home

🎵Dante Drowty -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.9/8/1941
Novelty Singer
Group Names: Dante & the Evergreens (lead)
Song Titles: Alley-Oop

🎭🎵🎷Steve Waterman -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.9/8/1960
Educator, Producer, Composer, Jazz Trumpeter, British
Movie Titles: Stuart Little (series, producer), Casper (producer, 1995), Alvin and the Chipmunks (series, producer)

🎭David Knell -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.9/8/1961 N.S.
Actor, Director, Cinematographer
Movie Titles: Total Recall, Turner and Hooch, Splash, Spring Break

🎭Lightfield Lewis -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.9/8/1970
Actor
TV Shows: The New WKRP in Cincinnatti (as Arthur Carlson Jr.), Life's Work (as Matt)
Movie Titles: Jerry Maguire, Revenge of the Nerds (TV movie, 1991)

⛪🎭Martin Freeman -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.9/8/1971
Roman Catholic, Actor, English
Names/Places: b. in Aldershot, Hampshire, England
TV Shows: Fargo (as Lester Nygaard), The Office (UK version as Tim Canterbury), Sherlock
Movie Titles: Hot Fuzz, The Hobbit (series as Bilbo Baggins), Love Actually, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Nativity!, Three Flavours Cornetto (series), The World's End

🎨💰🎭🏆Brooke Burke -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.9/8/1971
Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur, Actress, TV Hostess, Producer, Model
Names/Places: aka Brooke Burke-Charvet
TV Shows: Wild On (host)

🎭Laurenz Tate -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.9/8/1975
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Royal Family (as Curtis Royal), Rescue Me, Family Matters
Movie Titles: Menace II Society, The Postman, Ray, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, A Man Apart, Crash

🎭Nathan Corddry -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.9/8/1977
Actor, Producer
Names/Places: aka: Nate Corddry
TV Shows: Mom (as Gabriel)
Movie Titles: St. Vincent, The Ugly Truth, Ghostbusters (2016), The Invention of Lying

🎭Jonathan Taylor Thomas -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.9/8/1981
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Director
Names/Places: aka Jonathan Weiss
Misc: Some say b. Oct 9
TV Shows: The Bradys (as Kevin), Home Improvement (as Randy Taylor)
Movie Titles: Wild America, The Lion King (as Simba the cub), The Adventures Of Pinocchio, Tom and Huck

⚛🎭Ruth Elder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/8/1902 d.10/9/1977 (75)
Aviator, Actress, Vaudevillaness

🎵Milton Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/8/1903 d.4/18/1936 (32)
Bandleader, Country Singer
Misc: the founder of western-swing with Bob Willis
Group Names: Milton Brown and His Musical Brownies

🎭Frank Cady -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/8/1915 d.6/8/2012 (96)
Actor
TV Shows: Petticoat Junction (as Sam Drucker), Green Acres (as Sam Drucker), Ozzie & Harriet (as Doc Williams)

🎭🎵Sir Harry Secombe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/8/1921 d.4/11/2001 (79)
Comedian, Novelty Singer, Welsh (Wales)
Group Names: The Goons
TV Shows: The Goon Show (co-creator)

⛪🎭Sid Caesar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/8/1922 d.2/12/2014 (91)
Hall of Famer, Jewish, TV Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host
Names/Places: b. in Yonkers, NY
TV Shows: Your Show of Shows, Ceasar's Hour

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🎭🎵Peter Sellers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/8/1925 d.7/24/1980 (54)
Movie Actor, Comedian, Movie Director, Novelty Singer, English
Group Names: The Goons
TV Shows: The Goon Show (co-creator)
Movie Titles: Pink Panther (movie series as Inspector Clouseau), Dr. Strangelove, The Mouse That Roared, Casino Royale (spoof of James Bond)

🎵🎸Ron "Pigpen" McKernan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/8/1945 d.3/8/1973 (27)
Hall of Famer, Harmonicaist, Organist, Percussionist, Classic Rock Singer, Rock & Roll Keyboardist
Misc: some say b.1946
Group Names: The Grateful Dead (co-founder)

🎵Richard Georg Strauss -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/11/1864 d.9/8/1949 (85)
Conductor/Composer, Musician, German
Names/Places: b. in Munich
Misc: composed Also Sprach Zarathustra and Don Quixote among his well known works
Song Titles: Also Sprach Zarathustra, Don Quixote

Joshua Lionel Cowen -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/25/1877 d.9/8/1965 (88)
Inventor
Misc: Electric model trains

🎭Zero Mostel -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/28/1915 d.9/8/1977 (62)
Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RFMN:Samuel Joel
Movie Titles: Fiddler On The Roof, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, The Producers

🎭Art Metrano -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/22/1936 N.S. d.9/8/2021 N.S. (84)
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Tim Conway Show, Movin' On, Joanie Loves Chachi (as Uncle Rico), Laugh-In
Movie Titles: Police Academy (series), Breathless, Toys

✍🎭🎵Edward Gudonis -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/29/1953 N.S. d.9/8/2021 N.S. (68)
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: aka Big Daddy Graham

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In 1922, Actor-comedian Sid Caesar, a pioneer of television comedy, born.

In 1925, Peter Sellers, British comedian and actor, born. Best known for his part in the British radio series “The Goon Show” and his role as Inspector Clouseau in several “Pink Panther” films.

In 1930, The comic strip “Blondie,” created by Chic Young, was first published.

In 1949, Mr. Magoo, the nearsighted old man with the voice of actor Jim Backus, debut with the release of UPAʹs “Ragtime Bear” cartoon.

In 1951, “I Love Lucy” Episode One was filmed.

In 1955, Disneyland welcomes its one millionth visitor.

In 1956, Harry Belafonteʹs album “Calypso,” goes to number one and stays number one for 31 weeks. Day-O!

In 1961, “Bozo The Clown”, TV Childrens, debut on TV.

In 1962, The novelty song “Monster Mash” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett enters the Hot 100 at #85. Itʹs a tounge in cheek take-off on the late night monster movies. He recorded it with sound effects: the creaky door opening is a nail being pulled from a piece of wood, the boiling cauldron is Pickett blowing bubbles into a cup of water with a straw and the chains are him moving chains up and down. He also did all the voices.

In 1963, “Car 54 Where Are You?”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC.

In 1964, COVER OF LOOK BORIS KARLOFF 'the old monster master'

In 1966, Dick Clark guest starred on the “Batman” TV show.

In 1966, The crew of the Enterprise begin their “five year mission…to boldly go where no man has gone before” as “Star Trek” began its first of three seasons on NBC TV. Itʹs Gene Roddenberryʹs TV Sci-fi space adventure that spawned a world of its own, premiered on NBC-TV; first episode: (“The Man Trap”). Kirk and Spock hot-rod around the cosmos in the Enterprise for the first time. The franchise will live long and is still be prospering thirty years later; the next day after it premiered, nerds, dweebs and dorks have something else to talk about besides how they always get beat up. Although the science-fiction series lasted only three seasons, it became a hit in syndication — spawning perhaps the most successful television and movie franchise in history. There have been three additional TV shows (“Star Trek: The Next Generation,” “Star Trek: Deep Space 9” and “Star Trek: Voyager”), a Saturday morning animated series, and nine motion pictures.

In 1966, “Captainʹs log, star date 1513.1. Our position, orbiting planet M-113. Onboard the Enterprise, Mr. Spock, temporarily in command. On the planet, the ruins of an ancient and long dead civilization. Shipʹs surgeon McCoy and myself are now beaming down to the planetʹs surface. Our mission, routine medical examination of archaeologist Robert Crater, and his wife, Nancy. Routine, but for the fact that Nancy Crater is that one woman in Doctor McCoyʹs past.” Captain James T. Kirk in, “The Man Trap,” the first episode of “Star Trek” to be broadcast on Earth televisions, September 8, 1966.

In 1966, “That Girl”, TV comedy starring Marlo Thomas, debut on ABC.

In 1966, “The Rowan and Martin Show”, TV Variety; last aired on NBC.

In 1972, 09 x 08 = 72

In 1972, “Are You Being Served?” began airing on BBC1

In 1973, “Bridget Loves Bernie”, TV Comedy; last aired on CBS.

In 1973, “Everythingʹs Archie”, and “The Flintstones Comedy Show”, TV Cartoon Shows, premiered on CBS.

In 1973, “Inch High, Private Eye”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on NBC.

In 1973, “Jeannie”, and “My Favorite Martians”, both based on the TV series; and “Speed Buggy”, TV Cartoon Shows, debut on CBSʹs fall Saturday morning sked.

In 1973, “Star Trek Cartoon”, TV Cartoon Show, debut on NBC. Whimsical Will did some voice work there, he says.

In 1973, “The Addams Family”, TV Cartoon Show, Based on the 60s sitcom; debut on NBC.

In 1973, “The Bugs Bunny Show”, TV Cartoon Show, moved back to ABC.

In 1973, “The Paul Lynde Show”, TV Comedy; last aired on ABC.

In 1973, “Yogiʹs Gang”, “Goober and The Ghost Chasers”, “Super Friends”, and “Mission: Magic!” starring Rick Springfield, TV Cartoon shows, debut on ABCʹs new Saturday AM sked.

In 1975, “Match Game PM” began airing in syndication

In 1975, “Phyllis,” a spin-off of “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” began airing on CBS

In 1976, Time was in reverse order: 9/8/76 has 5:43:21.

In 1977, Actor ZERO MOSTEL, best known as the original star of Broadwayʹs “FIDDLER ON THE ROOF” dies at age 72

In 1979, “Carol Burnett and Company”, TV Variety, last aired on ABC.

In 1979, “Fred and Barney Meet The Thing” began airing on NBC

In 1983, “We Got It Made”, TV Comedy with Teri Copley, debut on NBC.

In 1984, R.C., “She Bop” by Cyndi Lauper peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Dragonʹs Lair”, TV Cartoon Show based on the then-state of the art video-laser game; debut on ABC.

In 1984, “Flintstone Funnies”, TV Cartoon Show, last aired on NBC.

In 1984, “Pink Panther and Sons” began airing on NBC

In 1986, “Ghostbusters” began airing in syndication

In 1986, “The Oprah Winfrey Show” began the first of 25 seasons in national syndication. Mojo Nixon sang about “Ofra”.

In 1987, “Greatest Hits Volume II” album by Ray Stevens was released

In 1989, The TV show, “The Nutt House”, produced by Mel Brooks for Disney, first airs on NBC. It is canceled within five weeks. It had cost US2 million to produce only a few episodes.

In 1989, “The Legend of Zelda” began airing in syndication

In 1990, Fox Kids Club debuts with a lineup of TV Cartoon shows including “Bobbyʹs World” starring the voice of Howie Mandel as Bobby, “Tom and Jerry Kids”, “Peter Pan and The Pirates”, and “Zazoo U.”

In 1990, “Americaʹs Funniest People” began airing on ABC. It aired as a one-hour special on May 1, 1990.

In 1990, “Attack Of The Killer Tomatoes”, TV Cartoon Show based on the movie, debut as part of Foxʹs first foray into Saturday AM Cartoons.

In 1990, “Gravedale High” began airing on NBC

In 1990, “Newhart”, TV Comedy; last aired on CBS after eight seasons with the repeat of their finale while poking fun at the much publicized conclusion of Dallas, which claimed the whole previous season had simply been a bad dream. Bobʹs town is under siege from a Japanese businessman who wants to turn it into a golf course. Things begin to go awry when Bob finds himself the sole holdout. “Youʹre a man of pride,” says the entrepreneur, “I respect that. OK, we build around you.” Things get even stranger when the two Daryls begin to speak. “Be quiet,” they holler to their wives (yes, they got married; this is a surrealistic episode). Just when things are about to go totally haywire, Dick wakes up in the bedroom set of The Bob Newhart Show with Emily beside him. “Honey,” he tells her, “You wonʹt believe the dream I just had. I was an innkeeper in this crazy little town in Vermont.” “That settles it,” says Emily crisply. “No more Japanese food before you go to bed.”

In 1990, “Rick Moranis in Gravedale High”, TV Cartoon Show, debut on NBC.

In 1990, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” TV Cartoon debut on CBS.

In 1990, “The Adventures of Super Mario Bros. 3” began airing on NBC

In 1991, Actor Gene Wilder married Karen Webb, a hearing specialist he met on the set of the movie “See No Evil, Hear No Evil.” It was his first since the passing of his wife, Gilda Radner.

In 1991, The season premiere of “Married…With Children” scored its highest ratings ever as it peaked at number two for the week, under ABCʹs “NFL Monday Night Football”. It was the first time it beat all other comedies and dramas for the week.

In 1991, “Hermanʹs Head”, TV Comedy, debut on Fox.

In 1993, Sassy black standup comedian “Thea” Vidale gets her own sitcom on ABC, though the actress really getting her big TV break is Vidaleʹs sassy fictional TV daughter, one twelve-year-old Brandy Norwood.

In 1995, “Timon and Pumbaa” began airing in syndication

In 1995, “To Wong Foo, Thanks For Everything, Julie Newmarr” starring Patrick Swayze in drag opened in theaters.

In 1996, NBCʹs “Frasier” won its third consecutive Emmy for best TV comedy; “ER” was named best drama.

In 1997, The TV series “Ally McBeal,” starring Calista Flockhart, premiered on Fox.

In 1998, On “The Late Show With David Letterman”, David told a joke: “On Thursday, the National Weather Bureau downgraded '[Weird] Al' Yankovicʹs status from Weird to Slightly Unusual.”

In 2000, “Boy Meets World” met its series end on ABC

In 2000, “The P.J.'s” moved to The WB

In 2001, “Transformers: Robots in Disguise” began airing on Fox

In 2004, The final episode of “The Drew Carey Show” aired on ABC.

In 2015, “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” began airing on CBS

In 2015, Stephen Colbert (kohl-BAYRʹ) hosted his first edition of “The Late Show” on CBS, taking over for David Letterman who retired in May of 2015.

In 2072, 09 x 08 = 72

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1951, “Come On-A My House” by Rosemary Clooney charted at number 2 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, “Jezebel” by Frankie Laine charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “The Flying Saucer (Parts 1 And 2)” by Buchanan And Goodman charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Glendora” by Perry Como charted at number 29 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “In The Middle Of The House” by Vaughn Monroe charted at number 40 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Ape Call” by Nervous Norvus charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “The Old Philosopher” by Eddie Lawrence charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “In The Middle Of The House” by Rusty Draper charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Stranded In The Jungle” by The Cadets charted at number 52 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Stranded In The Jungle” by The Jayhawks charted at number 69 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Stranded In The Jungle” by The Gadabouts charted at number 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Experiments With Mice” by Johnny Dankworth And His Orchestra charted at number 91 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Alley Cat (Omkring Et Flygel)” by Bent Fabric And His Piano charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Ahab, The Arab” by Ray Stevens charted at number 30 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Surfin' Safari” by The Beach Boys charted at number 46 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Hully Gully Baby” by The Dovells charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Speedy Gonzales” by Pat Boone charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “You Can't Judge A Book By The Cover” by Bo Diddley charted at number 60 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Monster Mash” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Brother Louie” by Stories charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Jim Croce 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 25 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Uneasy Rider” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 28 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Smoke On The Water” by Deep Purple charted at number 50 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Basketball Jones Featuring Tyrone Shoelaces” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 84 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaaa!” by Napoleon XIV charted at number 94 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Spooky” by The Atlanta Rhythm Section charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Topical Song (The Logical Song)” by The Barron Knights charted at number 99 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “She Bop” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Jam On It” by Newcleus charted at number 93 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Banned In The U.S.A.” by Luke Featuring 2 Live Crew charted at number 31 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Hanky Panky” by Madonna charted at number 98 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Online” by Brad Paisley charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “All My Friends Say” by Luke Bryan charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1956, “Experiments With Mice” by Johnny Dankworth And His Orchestra charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1962, “Pick A Bale Of Cotton” by Lonnie Donegan charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Come Outside” by Mike Sarne With Wendy Richard charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Telstar” by The Tornados charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Right Said Fred” by Bernard Cribbins charted at number 41 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Rock On” by David Essex charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Life On Mars” by David Bowie charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Monster Mash” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Ying Tong Song” by The Goons charted at number 33 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Snoopy vs. The Red Baron” by Hot Shots charted at number 50 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Cars” by Gary Numan charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Money (That's What I Want)” by The Flying Lizards charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “I Don't Like Mondays” by The Boomtown Rats charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Duke Of Earl” by Darts charted at number 18 on the U.K. 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 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Rock Lobster” by The B-52's charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Sideboard Song (Got My Beer in The Sideboard Here)” by Chas 'n' Dave charted at number 59 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Rock And Roll High School” by The Ramones charted at number 71 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Agadoo” by Black Lace charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Madam Butterfly (Un Bel Di Vedremo)” by Malcolm McLaren charted at number 15 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 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Tour de France” by Kraftwerk charted at number 37 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Hole In My Shoe” by neil charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “You Think You're A Man” by Divine charted at number 50 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “She Bop” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 56 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Waiting For The Love Boat” by The Associates charted at number 62 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Summer Holiday” by Kevin The Gerbil charted at number 64 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Bombalurina charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Turtle Power!” by Partners In Kryme charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Hanky Panky” by Madonna charted at number 37 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Creatures From The Black Lagoon” by The Cramps charted at number 88 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Help I'm A Fish” by Little Trees charted at number 14 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Blue Suede Shoes” by Elvis Presley charted at number 59 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Baby Shark” by Pinkfong charted at number 37 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1951, “On Top Of Old Smoky” by Terry Gilkyson And The Weavers charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Jezebel” by Frankie Laine charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Get Out Those Old Records” by Mary Martin And Her Son Larry (Hagman) charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Aba Daba Honeymoon” by Debbie Reynolds And Carlton Carpenter charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “I Taut I Taw A Puddy Cat” by Danny Kaye or Les Welch charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “The Little White Duck” by Burl Ives 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, “Callin' Doctor Casey” by John D. Loudermilk charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Speedy Gonzales” by Pat Boone charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Come Outside” by Mike Sarne With Wendy Richard charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Stripper” by David Rose And His Orchestra charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Ahab, The Arab” by Ray Stevens charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Cool For Cats / Model” by U.K. Squeeze charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik / M Factor” by M charted at number 9 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 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me / Make Me Over” by The Bellamy Brothers charted at number 35 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Nice Legs, Shame About The Face / Hip Pocket Nerve” by Dave And The Derros charted at number 43 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Disco Matilda / Disco Matilda (Instrumental)” by Dame Edna Everage charted at number 49 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia / Rainbow Ride” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 82 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Gimme That Banana / Don't Stop it Now” by Alston Koch And Dark Tan charted at number 92 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “D.J. / Repetition” by David Bowie charted at number 98 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “It's Just Not Cricket” by The Twelfth Man charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Hanky Panky” by Madonna charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Turtle Power!” by Partners In Kryme charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “World In Motion” by England New Order charted at number 44 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Can We Fix It?” by Bob The Builder charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Boss Of Me” by They Might Be Giants charted at number 29 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “The Hampster Dance Party” by Hampton The Hampster charted at number 49 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Just A Song About Ping Pong” by Operator Please charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 6 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “I Don't Like Mondays” by The Boomtown Rats charted at number 17 on the New Zealand 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 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 26 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Cool For Cats” by U.K. Squeeze charted at number 38 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Logical Song” by Supertramp charted at number 48 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Tutti-Frutti” by Trio charted at number 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Nelson Mandela” by The Special AKA (The Specials) charted at number 30 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Hanky Panky” by Madonna charted at number 7 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Turtle Power!” by Partners In Kryme charted at number 15 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Strokin'” by Clarence Carter charted at number 27 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Spider Pig” by Hans Zimmer charted at number 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 13 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 21 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1979, “Bobby Brown” by Frank Zappa charted at number 1 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 6 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “I Don't Like Mondays” by The Boomtown Rats charted at number 8 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 14 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Sheena Is A Punkrocker” by Shebang charted at number 20 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 2 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 57 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1990, “Hanky Panky” by Madonna charted at number 26 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Living On Video” by DJ Piccolo vs. DJ E-MaxX charted at number 47 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Iko Iko” by Captain Jack charted at number 73 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 73 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1979, “I Don't Like Mondays” by The Boomtown Rats charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Eeny Meeny Miny Moe” by Luv' charted at number 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Surf City” by Jan And Dean charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 27 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Horse” by Laid Back charted at number 30 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Banned In The U.S.A.” by Luke Featuring 2 Live Crew charted at number 54 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Thunderbirds Are Go!” by F.A.B. Featuring MC Parker charted at number 56 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Turtle Power!” by Partners In Kryme charted at number 58 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Hanky Panky” by Madonna charted at number 59 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 66 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 2007, “Surfin' Bird” by Surfin' Bird charted at number 74 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 54 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 97 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster The People charted at number 108 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 117 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Creep” by Radiohead charted at number 197 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1962, “Speedy Gonzales” by Pat Boone charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Bobby Brown” by Frank Zappa charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “I Don't Like Mondays” by The Boomtown Rats charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

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

In 2007, “Spider Pig” by Hans Zimmer charted at number 15 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 12 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 7 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “You Think You're A Man” by Divine charted at number 9 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “She Bop” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 14 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Turtle Power!” by Partners In Kryme charted at number 30 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 47 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1962, “Come Outside” by Mike Sarne With Wendy Richard charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Brother Louie” by Stories charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Monster Mash” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Jim Croce charted at number 7 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Smoke On The Water” by Deep Purple charted at number 26 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Uneasy Rider” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 48 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Logical Song” by Supertramp charted at number 17 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 22 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 69 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Spooky” by The Atlanta Rhythm Section charted at number 95 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “She Bop” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 25 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Online” by Brad Paisley charted at number 50 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 71 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs September 8, 2022

What's Today?

Today is Thu Sep the 8 in the year 2022
Jan 1 began on a Sat
This is day 251 of the year
Serialnumber = 44800
Julian date = 2459819 O.S.= 8 - 26 - 2022

Calendar

Holidays

Feast of the Nativity of Mary.
Saint Adrian Feast Day
Full Employment Week (Day 4)
Mental Health Workers Week (Day 5)
National Mind Mapping in Schools Week (Day 4)
National Financial Services Week (Day 5)
[USA] Comedy Appreciation Week (Day 5)
Kiss a Bald Head Week (Day 5)
[Andorra] National Day
[Andorra] Mare de Deu de Meritxell
[England] Buddy Holly Week (1976) (thru 9-13)
[Guinea-Bissau] Independence Day (1974 or 1975?)
[Lichfield, England] Sheriff's Ride Ceremony (1533)
[Malta] Commemoration of Regatta Day/Commemoration of 2 Sieges (1565)
[Mauritius] Mid Autumn Festival
[North Korea] Republic Day/National Day (Established Govt) (1948)
[South Korea] Thanksgiving Day
[Uganda] Republic Day (1967)
[UN] International Literacy Day
[USA] National Pledge of Allegiance Day
[USA] Pardon Day (Nixon pardoned in 1974)
[World] Literacy Day
Blondie's Birthday (prem 1930)
Fall Hat Week Begins
Our Lady of Meritxell Day (Andorra).
Star Trek Birthday (prem 1966)
National Day of the Working Parent

Reminders

Astrological sign: Virgo: The Virgin (8-23 thru 9-22); Symbol: The Virgin. Ruling Planet: Mercury. Element: Earth. Traits: Analytical, discriminating, modest, neat. Body part associated with this sign: The belly. Occupations: Editor, medicine, chemistry, research, accounting.
Astrological sign: Libra: The Balance (9-23 thru 10-22); Ruling Planet: Venus. Element: Air. Traits: Charming, diplomatic, idealistic, indecisive. Body part associated with this sign: Reins. Occupations: Acting, the arts, law and legal activities, politics. The abbreviation of pound (lb.) comes from the word Libra because of the scales she holds.
September comes from the Latin word septem, seven, to indicate the seventh month.
Full Moon: the Harvest Moon and the Barley Moon, also the Wine Moon.
Gems: the sapphire and chrysolite.
Flowers: morning-glory and aster
Meaning: the sentimental meaning of the sapphire is for wisdom, and the morning glory and the aster are for the promise of happiness.
Astrological sign: Libra: The Balance (9-23 thru 10-22); Ruling Planet: Venus. Element: Air. Traits: Charming, diplomatic, idealistic, indecisive. Body part associated with this sign: Reins. Occupations: Acting, the arts, law and legal activities, politics. The abbreviation of pound (lb.) comes from the word Libra because of the scales she holds.
Astrological sign: Virgo: The Virgin (8-23 thru 9-22); Symbol: The Virgin. Ruling Planet: Mercury. Element: Earth. Traits: Analytical, discriminating, modest, neat. Body part associated with this sign: The belly. Occupations: Editor, medicine, chemistry, research, accounting.
Adult Literacy Awareness Month
American Newspaper Month
Baby Safety Month
Be Kind to Editors and Writers Month
National Papaya Month
Board and Care Recognition Month
Bourbon Month
Breast Cancer Awareness Month!
Cable Television Month.
Childhood Cancer Month
Children's Books Month
Children's Eye Health and Safety Month
Classical Music Month
Emergency Care Month
Flowers: morning-glory and aster
Full Moon: the Harvest Moon and the Barley Moon.
Gems: the sapphire and chrysolite.
Great American Breakfast Club (Sep 1-Nov 30)
Hand-Craft Soap Month
Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep 15-Oct 15)
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
Hot Breakfast Month
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
Hurricane Season Months in the West (June 1-Oct 31)
International Cooperation Learning Month
International Gay Square Dance Month
International Solar Month
International Visitors Month
Jazz Month
Latino Heritage Month
Library Card Sign-Up Month
Marriage Health Month
Meaning: the sentimental meaning of the sapphire is for wisdom, and the morning glory and the aster are for the promise of happiness.
National Alcohol and Drug Treatment Month
National Beach Clean Up Month
National Bed Check Month!
National Chicken Month
National Cholestrol Education and Awareness Month
National Courtesy Month
National Courtesy Month.
National Honey Month
National Ice Cream Sandwich Month
National Literacy Month
National Mind Mapping Month
National Piano Month
National Rice Month
National School Success Month
National Sewing Month
National Spina Bifida Awareness Month
Organic Harvest Month
PTA Membership Enrollment Month
Philatelic Publications Month.
Pleasure Your Mate Month
Potato Bread Month
Project Aware Month
Sea Cadet Month
Self Improvement Month
September comes from the Latin word septem, seven, to indicate the seventh month.
Southern Gospel Music Month
Stop the Violence and Save Our Kids Month
Women of Achievement Month
Women's Health Month!
Harvest Moon Days (full moon closest to equinox) (thru 10-8)
Pinnhut Festival (Native American).
[Mauritius] Mid Autumn Festival
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