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Offbeat Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for September 26

Last Updated 10-26-2020

🎭Jonathan Goldsmith -- is 82 in the year 2020 and 83 in the year 2021; b.9/26/1938 N.S.
Actor, Commercial Actor
Misc: The Most Interesting Man in the World in the Dos Equis beer advertisements in TV and radio.
Movie Titles: Go Tell the Spartans, Ice Station Zebra, Hang 'em High (with Clint Eastwood)

🎵David Frizzell -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.9/26/1941
Country Singer
Misc: he adds a traditional country element to the genre in the early-1980s on his solo novelty hit "I'm Gonna Hire A Wino To Decorate Our Home" and on duets with Shelly West

🎭Anne Robinson -- is 76 in the year 2020 and 77 in the year 2021; b.9/26/1944
Game Show Hostess
TV Shows: The Weakest Link

🎭Patrick Bristow -- is 58 in the year 2020 and 59 in the year 2021; b.9/26/1962
Actor
TV Shows: Head Over Heels (as Ian), Suite Life of Zack and Cody (as Patrick), Ellen (as Peter Barnes)
Movie Titles: Transformers: Age of Extinction, Showgirls, Austin Powers: Int'l Man of Mystery

🎭Tricia O'Kelley -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.9/26/1968
Actress, Commercial Actress, Producer
TV Shows: The New Adventures of Old Christine (as Marly), The Secret Life of the American Teenager (as Camille)
Movie Titles: Weather Girl, Outside Sales, Missing at 17

🎭🎵Christina Milian -- is 39 in the year 2020 and 40 in the year 2021; b.9/26/1981
Actress, Rhythm and Blues Singer
TV Shows: Grandfathered (as Vanessa)
Movie Titles: American Pie, Be Cool, Bring It On: Fight to the Finish

🎭Jon Richardson -- is 38 in the year 2020 and 39 in the year 2021; b.9/26/1982 N.S.
Comedian, English
Album Titles: A Little Bit OCD

🎭Zoe Perry -- is 37 in the year 2020 and 38 in the year 2021; b.9/26/1983 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Scandal, Young Sheldon (as Mary)

🎵Larry Weaver -- b.9/26/????
Novelty Singer

🎨Winsor McCay -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/26/1872 d.7/26/1934 (61)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Little Nemo and cartoon films pioneer

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🎭Edmund Gwenn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/26/1875 d.9/6/1959 (83)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Welsh (Wales)
Movie Titles: Miracle on 34th Street (as Kris Kringle)

🎭🎵Frank Crumit -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/26/1889 d.9/7/1943 (53)
Stage Actor, Radio Actor, Vaudevillan, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: Julia Sanderson's hubby

🎭🎵Shug Fisher -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/26/1907 d.3/16/1994 (86)
Comedian, Bassist, Country Singer
Names/Places: RN:George Clinton Fisher
Group Names: Sons of the Pioneers

🎭🏆Jack LaLanne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/26/1914 d.1/23/2011 (96)
TV Host, Body Builder, Exerciser
Names/Places: b. in San Francisco
TV Shows: Jack LaLanne (1960s-70s)

🎭🎵John Zacherle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/26/1918 d.10/27/2016 N.S. (98)
Voice Actor, TV Host, Radio Broadcaster, Novelty Singer
Misc: well known for his long career as a television horror host broadcasting horror movies in Philadelphia and New York City in the 1950s and 1960s
Song Titles: Dinner with Drac (as The Cool Ghoul)

🎭🎵Marty Robbins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/26/1925 d.12/8/1982 (57)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country Performer
Names/Places: b. in Glendale, AZ; RN:Martin David Robinson
Misc: Grand Ole Opry regular; stock car racer
Song Titles: I'll Go On Alone, Singing The Blues, A White Sport Coat, El Paso, Don't Worry
Album Titles: Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs, Return of the Gunfighter, R.F.D., Drifter, Tonight Carmen, I Walk Alone, El Paso City, Adios Amigo

🎭Philip Bosco -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/26/1930 N.S. d.12/3/2018 N.S. (88)
Actor
TV Shows: Tribeca (as Harry)
Movie Titles: My Best Friend's Wedding, Hitch, The Savages, Trading Places

🎭Joyce Jameson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/26/1932 d.1/16/1987 (54)
Comedienne
TV Shows: The Spike Jones Show

🎭Richard Herd -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/26/1932 N.S. d.5/26/2020 N.S. (87)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Seinfeld, Ike, T.J. Hooker (as Capt. Dennis Sheridan), V (as John)
Movie Titles: "Planes, Trains and Automobiles", Joseph: King of Dreams, The China Syndrome, All the President's Men

🎨🎭🎵Donna Douglas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/26/1932 d.1/1/2015 (82)
Artist, TV Actress, Gospel Singer, Country Singer
Misc: some say b. in 1933 or 1939; became a real estate agent
TV Shows: The Beverly Hillbillies (as Elly May Clampett)

Daniel Boone -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/22/1734 O.S. or 11/2/1734 N.S. d.9/26/1820 (85)
Hall of Famer, Explorer, Frontiersman, Pioneer
Names/Places: b. in Reading, PA; d. in Missouri
Misc: November 2=N.S.; the raging fave of the mid 1950s; best remembered for helping to establish a passage through the Cumberland Gap in the Appalachian Mountains, opening the route to Kentucky and the west.

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🎨✍Hugh Lofting -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/14/1886 d.9/26/1947 (61)
Illustrator, Children's Author, English
Book Titles: Dr. Dolittle

🎭🎵Helen Kane -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/4/1903 d.9/26/1966 (63)
Movie/Stage Actress, Vaudevillaness, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RLN:Schroder; NN:Boop Boop a Doop Girl
Misc: Betty Boop copied her

🎭Charles J. Correll -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/3/1890 d.9/26/1972 (82)
Hall of Famer, TV/Radio Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: b. in Peoria, IL; RFN:Andy
Misc: some say b. Feb 2
TV Shows: Calvin & the Colonel (as Calvin), Amos 'n' Andy (co-creator & Andy)

🎭Richard Mulligan -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/13/1932 d.9/26/2000 (67)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: Diana, Soap (as Burt Campbell), Reggie (as Reggie Potter), Empty Nest (as Dr. Harry Weston)

🎵🎸Robert Palmer -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/19/1949 d.9/26/2003 (54)
Composer/Songwriter, Guitarist, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Names/Places: RFN:Alan
Misc: Weird Al Yankovic parodied one of his songs into "Addicted to Spuds" while John Mammoser did "My Girlfriend is Inflatable" out of another one of his
Group Names: Power Station, soloist
Song Titles: Bad Case of Loving You, Looking For Clues, Some Like It Hot, Get It On Bang a Gong, Addicted To Love, Hyperactive, I Didn't Mean To Turn You On, Simply Irresistible
Album Titles: Clues, Riptide, Heavy Nova

🎭David Jove -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/14/1942 N.S. d.9/26/2004 N.S. (61)
Producer/Director, Canadian
Names/Places: RN: David Sniderman
Misc: specialized in underground and alternative music-themed films.
TV Shows: New Wave Theatre (creator)

🏆🏌Byron Nelson -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/4/1912 d.9/26/2006 (94)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Names/Places: RFN:John
Misc: learning golf as a caddy, Nelson become one of the greatest golfers ever, once winning eleven tournaments in a row in 1945. He won the Masters twice and the PGA twice.

✍🎭🎵Barry Dennen -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1938 N.S. d.9/26/2017 N.S. (79)
Writer, Actor, Singer, NO JOB ASSOCIATED
Arts Titles: PL: Jesus Christ Superstar
Movie Titles: Jesus Christ Superstar, Fiddler on the Roof, The Kentucky Fried Movie, The Shining, Ragtime, Trading Places, Titanic, Shock Treatment

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In 1892, John Philip Sousa and his newly formed band performed “Liberty Bell March” publicly for the first time, at the Stillman Music Hall in Plainfield, New Jersey. It also became the theme song for “Monty Pythonʹs Flying Circus” because the show wanted a catchy melody and also because they had no money left to spend on theme music, and that song was in the public domain.

In 1908, R.C., “Cuddle Up A Little Closer, Lovely Mine” hits number one on the pop singles chart by Ada Jones and Billy Murray.

In 1926, On the last day of the season, the Browns beat the Yankees 6-1 and 6-2, needing only two hours and seven minutes to sweep the Bronx Bombers. The Sportsmanʹs Park season finale takes only 55 minutes to complete after the teams finished the first game of the twin bill in 72 minutes.

In 1936, The Silly Symphony film, “Three Blind Mouseketeers” is released. (1932)

In 1937, Camera work begins on the film “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”.

In 1937, The radio drama “The Shadow,” starring Orson Welles, premiered on the Mutual Broadcasting System.

In 1941, “Superman” animation adventure by Max Fleischer debut, then by Famous Studios on 9-18-42.

In 1941, David Frizzell is born in El Dorado, Arkansas. The younger brother of Lefty Frizzell, he adds a traditional country element to the genre in the early-1980s on his solo novelty hit “Iʹm Gonna Hire A Wino To Decorate Our Home” and on duets with Shelly West

In 1949, Bob Hope makes his TV debut on Ed Sullivanʹs Toast of the Town.

In 1952, “Itʹs In The Book”, by Johnny Standley entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1953, “Saint George And The Dragonet”, by Stan Freberg entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1960, R.C., “Alvin For President” by The Chipmunks peaked at #95 on the pop singles chart.

In 1960, R.C., “Time Machine” by Dante and The Evergreens peaked at #73 on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Come and listen to the story 'bout a man named Jed…” as the TV sitcom “The Beverly Hillbillies” debut CBS-TV. U.S. audiences were enchanted with Jed, Ellie Mae, Granny, Jethro, Miss Jane and that banker feller. Enchanted, as in a trance, in fact, for 216 shows. Bluegrass stars, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, had the honor of composing and recording the theme song and hit record, “The Ballad of Jed Clampett”.

In 1962, “Top Cat”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on NBC.

In 1964, Gilliganʹs Island episode number one. “Two on a Raft”. The show began its 98-show run this night on CBS. The TV show starred Bob Denver in the title role, Jim Backus as Mr. Howell, Natalie Schafer as Lovey Howell, Alan Hale as the Skipper, Russell Johnson as the Professor and Dawn Wells and Tina Louise as Mary Ann and Ginger, respectively. The Minnow is shipwrecked, and Gilliganʹs Island begins three seasons of “lost” adventures. “Gilligan, The Skipper too, The Millionaire and his wife, The Movie Star, The Professor and Mary Ann are here on Gilliganʹs Isle.”

In 1964, R.C., “G.T.O.” by Ronny and The Daytonas peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.

In 1964, R.C., “Haunted House” by Gene Simmons peaked at #11 on the pop singles chart.

In 1964, R.C., “Maybellene” by Johnny Rivers peaked at #12 on the pop singles chart.

In 1964, “The Jetsons”, TV Cartoon Show, moved to CBS.

In 1966, Gilliganʹs Island episode # 71. “Pass the Vegetables, Please”. Gilligan finds a crate of radioactive vegetable seeds. The plants grow quickly and grossly misshapen, but the Castaways are so hungry for new items in their diet that they consume them quickly. The plants, when eaten, give the castaways super-human powers. Of course, after he realizes that the vegetables are radioactive, the Professor saves the day by making a homemade soup to absorb the radioactivity.

In 1968, “Blondie”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS.

In 1968, “Hawaii Five-O”, the long-running TV Crime Drama set in Hawaii starring Jack Lord, debut on CBS-TV. A reboot of the series began in 2010.

In 1969, When a widower with three sons marries a widow with three daughters, the result of the merger is a conglomerate family on Paramount Televisionʹs “The Brady Bunch” TV sitcom that debut on ABC. In the premiere episode, “The Honeymoon,” the wedding day festivities progress smoothly except for the family pets, a cat and a dog, which donʹt go along with the idea of peaceful coexistence. After the chaos they cause, Mike and Carol start their marriage disciplining their children before leaving on their honeymoon. “Weird Al” Yankovic sang about the “Brady Bunch” in 1984 as he parodied “The Safety Dance” made by Men Without Hats. The series has enjoyed a cult revival over the past few years, with a musical and two feature-length movies.

In 1969, “Get Smart”, TV Comedy, moved to CBS.

In 1970, R.C., “Neanderthal Man” by Hotlegs peaked at #22 on the pop singles chart.

In 1970, R.C., “Rubber Duckie” by Ernie (Jim Henson) peaked at #16 on the pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice”, TV Comedy, debut on ABC.

In 1975, The 1974 movie “The Return of the Pink Panther” opened in movie theaters in Germany.

In 1975, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” movie premiered in Westwood, California, and became a cult classic. It has grossed $150 million thru September 1995. Letʹs do the Time Warp again with the Sweet Transvestite!

In 1977, Nobody will believe that Maude has seen a flying saucer or that the writers have completely run out of ideas.

In 1978, “Iʹve Always Been Crazy” album by Waylon Jennings was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1982, “Gloria”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS. It starred Sally Struthers. Coincidentally, a hit song titled “Gloria,” which had nothing to do with the series of the same name and sung by Laura Branigan, was just hitting the pop charts.

In 1982, “Knight Rider”, TV Adventure starring David Hasselhoff, debut on NBC. Too old for dem Dukes? Upgrade with the Hoff!

In 1983, Colonel Potter, Sergeant Klinger, and Father Mulcahy somehow find themselves working together at the same veteranʹs hospital on the debut of the canʹt-miss sitcom “AfterM*A*S*H.”

In 1984, Liz Taylor starred in the season opener of the TV soap, “Hotel” this night. Despite incredibly biting bits from John Belushi on NBCʹs “Saturday Night Live” regarding her plumpness at the time, viewers were quite amazed when Ms. Taylor appeared in a gown — with a 24-inch waistline. Definitely no more “I followed Liz Taylor to McDonaldʹs to watch the numbers change,” from Joan Rivers.

In 1984, “Itʹs Your Move”, TV Comedy; debut on NBC.

In 1985, “The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe” by Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagnerʹs opens to rave reviews on Broadway.

In 1986, Bobby (Patrick Duffy) returns to prime-time soap “Dallas”. The episode, from Southfork Ranch, had Bobby Ewing (Patrick Duffy) returning from the dead — in the shower, no less! Pam Ewing (Victoria Principal) was a bit perplexed. So were the viewers. This scene wiped out all of the previous season! Wish David Tanny would himself wake up and realize that this whole website was nothing but a dream!

In 1986, “Crocodile Dundee” starring Paul Hogan opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1986, “Mamaʹs Family” returned to be airing new episodes in syndication.

In 1986, The double platinum “Raisin' Hell” by Run-DMC peaked at number three on Billboardʹs Top-200 album chart. It was the first rap album to crack the top 10.

In 1987, R.C., “Oh Yeah” by Yello peaked at #51 on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, “ALF: The Animated Series” (changing its name to “ALF Tales” in August 1988) began airing on NBC

In 1988, “Simple Pleasures” album by Bobby McFerrin was certified Platinum by the RIAA

In 1990, The Motion Picture Association of America announced it has created a new NC-17 rating for movies with adult themes, replacing the X rating. It was meant to bar moviegoers under the age of 17 from certain films without the commercial stigma of the old X rating, but it still is an “X” rating with a new name. The late Gene Siskel and the late Robert Ebert would prefer the Association adopt an “A” rating for mature subject matter that is not a pornographic fest film that the “X” rating represented. Memo to Jack Valenti: Do so in Siskel and Ebertʹs memories.

In 1990, “Andrew Dice Clay” album by Andrew Dice Clay was certified Gold by the RIAA.

In 1990, “Cop Rock”, TV Musical Crime Drama; debut on ABC. Miami Vice meets Fame? Gimme a break! Whoops, thatʹs another show.

In 1992, Roseanne Arnold gets a star on Hollywoodʹs Walk of Fame.

In 1992, “Weird Al” Yankovic gave a live performance at Joe Robbie Stadium in Miami, Florida, as part of the Hurricane Relief concert.

In 1994, Around the world in about four minutes, this is “Headline News”, the single released from Weird Al Yankovicʹs four-CD box set “Permanent Record — Al in the Box”. Another MTV hit, the song parodies the Crash Test Dummies “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm”. Poking fun at Americaʹs lust for the tabloids, the song satarizes recent news events.

In 1998, On the cover of TV Guide: “The Women of Ally McBeal: Lisa Nicole Carson, Calista Flockhart, Jane Krakowski”, also, Girl Power! Donny and Marie, Saturday Night Live.

In 1998, “The Weird Al Show” TV childrenʹs show last aired on CBS (according to a Variety article published August 27.)

In 1999, Movie: “Sabrina Down Under”. Sabrina and her British witch friend, Gwen, take a vacation in Sydney, Australia, where Sabrina hopes to meet a world famous oceonographer. While studying the sea life for research, they come across a merman whoʹs washed up on the beach. In an attempt to prevent an incident, Sabrina casts a spell to give the merman legs for 48 hours, so they can consult the oceanographer about polution in the area the mermaids live thatʹs causing them to become sick. Unfortunately, the scientist becomes suspicious of their story and plans to look for himself, forcing the withces to take action to stop the mermaids from becoming tabloid fodder. Meanwhile, Salem has snuck into Sabrinaʹs hotel, posing as a reclusive wealthy guest, and falls in love with another talking cat.

In 1999, “The Saturday Night Live 25th Anniversary Special” was seen on NBC, 12½ months before the actual 25th anniversary in October 2000!

In 2000, Actor Richard Mulligan died at age 67.

In 2001, “Star Trek: Enterprise” began airing on UPN

In 2002, “Good Morning, Miami” began airing on NBC

In 2003, “Hope and Faith” began airing on ABC

In 2006, Weird Al Yankovicʹs album “Straight Outta Lynwood” was released.

In 2008, “The Suite Life on Deck” began airing on Disney Channel

In 2012, “The Neighbors” began airing on ABC

In 2013, “The Crazy Ones” starring Robin Williams and Sarah Michelle Gellar began airing on CBS.

In 2013, “The Michael J. Fox Show” began airing on NBC

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1942, “(I've Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo” by Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Featuring Marion Hutton And Tex Beneke charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1942, “Strip Polka (Take It Off! Take It Off!)” by Alvino Ray And His Orchestra And Chorus Featuring The Four King Sisters charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1942, “Strip Polka (Take It Off! Take It Off!)” by Kay Kyser And His Orchestra With Jack Martin And The Glee Club charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “Eh! Cumpari” by Julius LaRosa charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “St. George And The Dragonet” by Stan Freberg charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Poison Ivy” by The Coasters charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Battle Of Kookamonga” by Homer And Jethro charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Mummy” by Bob McFadden And Dor charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Deck Of Cards” by Wink Martindale charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Like I Love You” by Ed Byrnes And Friend charted at number 61 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Ski King” by E.C. Beatty charted at number 70 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Say Man” by Bo Diddley charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Seven Little Girls (Sitting In The Back Seat)” by Paul Evans And The Curls charted at number 75 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Boogie Bear” by Boyd Bennett charted at number 79 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Love Potion #9” by The Clovers charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Bread And Butter” by The Newbeats charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “G.T.O.” by Ronny And The Daytonas charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Haunted House” by Jumpin' Gene Simmons charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Maybellene” by Johnny Rivers charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Chug-a-Lug” by Roger Miller charted at number 45 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Ride The Wild Surf” by Jan And Dean charted at number 63 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “In The Summertime” by Mungo Jerry charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Rubber Duckie” by Jim Henson (as Ernie) charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Spill The Wine” by Eric Burdon And War charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Neanderthal Man” by Hotlegs charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Lola” by The Kinks charted at number 29 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Breakup Song (They Don't Write 'Em)” by The Greg Kihn Band charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “General Hospi-Tale” by The Afternoon Delights charted at number 34 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Working In The Coal Mine” by Devo charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Elvira” by The Oak Ridge Boys charted at number 69 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “More Stars On 45 (ABBA Medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Wipe Out” by Fat Boys And The Beach Boys charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Oh Yeah” by Yello charted at number 51 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “He's My Girl” by David Hallyday charted at number 79 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Jump Around” by House Of Pain charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot charted at number 17 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “The Rockafeller Skank” by Fatboy Slim charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Big Green Tractor” by Jason Aldean charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16” by Keith Urban charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1953, “Terry's Theme From 'Limelight'” by Frank Chacksfield And His Orchestra charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “Terry's Theme From 'Limelight'” by Ron Goodwin charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Battle Of New Orleans” by Lonnie Donegan charted at number 14 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Bread And Butter” by The Newbeats charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Call Up The Groups” by The Barron Knights charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Neanderthal Man” by Hotlegs charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Lola” by The Kinks charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “In The Summertime” by Mungo Jerry charted at number 48 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Birdie Song (Birdie Dance)” by The Tweets charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 Vol. 3” by Stars On 45 charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Original Bird Dance (aka The Chicken Dance)” by De Electronica's charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “It's My Party” by Dave Stewart And Barbara Gaskin charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Classical Muddley” by Portsmouth Sinfonia charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Hooked On Classics (medley)” by Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra charted at number 44 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Bras On 45” by Ivor Biggun charted at number 68 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Pump Up The Volume/Anitina (The First Time I See She Dance)” by M/A/R/R/S charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Wipe Out” by Fat Boys And The Beach Boys charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Cars ('E' Reg Model)” by Gary Numan charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Full Metal Jacket (I Wanna Be Your Drill Instructor)” by Abigail Mead And Nigel Goulding charted at number 33 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Secret Agent Man” by Bruce Willis charted at number 43 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Bad News charted at number 44 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Superheroes” by The Firm charted at number 99 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Theme From 'M*A*S*H' (Suicide Is Painless) / (Everything I Do) I Do It For You” by Manic Street Preachers / Fatima Mansions charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “My, Oh My” by Aqua charted at number 73 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Peanut Butter Jelly” by Galantis charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1953, “Terry's Theme From 'Limelight'” by Frank Chacksfield And His Orchestra charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?” by Patti Page charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “Tell Me A Story” by Jimmy Boyd With Frankie Laine charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “Indian Love Call” by Slim Whitman charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Battle Of New Orleans” by Johnny Horton charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Bread And Butter” by The Newbeats charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “In The Summertime” by The Mixtures charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “In The Summertime” by Mungo Jerry charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Old Man Emu” by John Williamson charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Spill The Wine” by Eric Burdon And War charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Who Can It Be Now? / Anyone For Tennis?” by Men At Work charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Freedom Of Choice / Devo Live (EP)” by Devo charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (medley) / Stars On 45 (Theme)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “More Stars On 45 (ABBA Medley) / 45 Stars Get Ready” by Stars On 45 charted at number 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Pull Up To The Bumper / Feel Up” by Grace Jones charted at number 75 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Wasn't That A Party / Here's To The Horses” by The Irish Rovers charted at number 79 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Beatles/George Harrison Medley / 45 Stars Get Ready” by Stars On 45 charted at number 90 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Jezebel / Working Class Game” by Jon Stevens charted at number 96 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Star Trekkin' / Dub Trek” by The Firm (U.K.) charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Sesame's Treet” by Smart E's charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Bus Stop Featuring Carl Douglas charted at number 21 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “One Week” by Barenaked Ladies charted at number 36 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Peanut Butter Jelly” by Galantis charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Whip It!” by LunchMoney Lewis Featuring Chloe Angelides charted at number 23 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1981, “Elvira” by The Oak Ridge Boys charted at number 13 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Pull Up To The Bumper” by Grace Jones charted at number 20 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 38 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Who Can It Be Now?” by Men At Work charted at number 45 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “More Stars On 45 (ABBA Medley) (U.S.A. Version)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 49 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Star Trekkin'” by The Firm (U.K.) charted at number 3 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Radio Waves” by Roger Waters charted at number 32 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot charted at number 6 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” by Inner Circle charted at number 6 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Bus Stop Featuring Carl Douglas charted at number 19 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Peanut Butter Jelly” by Galantis charted at number 18 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1981, “Hubba Hubba Zoot-Zoot” by Caramba charted at number 4 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Hooked On Classics (medley)” by Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra charted at number 7 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 19 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “DooDah!” by Cartoons charted at number 34 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “The Rockafeller Skank” by Fatboy Slim charted at number 58 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1992, “Raumschiff (Starship) Edelweiss” by Edelweiss charted at number 1 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Titanic” by Falco charted at number 10 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “The Rockafeller Skank” by Fatboy Slim charted at number 36 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1970, “Lola” by The Kinks charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Theme From 'M*A*S*H' (Suicide Is Painless)” by The MASH charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “In The Summertime” by Mungo Jerry charted at number 15 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Spill The Wine” by Eric Burdon And War charted at number 17 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 Vol. 3” by Stars On 45 charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Wordy Rappinghood” by Tom Tom Club charted at number 17 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Hooked On Classics (medley)” by Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra charted at number 29 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “(Si si) Je suis un Rock Star” by Bill Wyman charted at number 39 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 Vol. 2 (Medley II)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 50 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Wipe Out” by Fat Boys And The Beach Boys charted at number 31 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Girlfriend In A Coma” by The Smiths charted at number 44 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Kissing With Confidence” by Will Powers charted at number 45 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Jump Around” by House Of Pain charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Dildo” by Interactive charted at number 30 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “I Missed The Bus” by Kris Kross charted at number 85 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “DooDah!” by Cartoons charted at number 56 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1992, “Dur dur d'être bébé! (It's Tough To Be A Baby)” by Jordy charted at number 4 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 17 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Bus Stop Featuring Carl Douglas charted at number 72 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1970, “In The Summertime” by Mungo Jerry charted at number 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Hubba Hubba Zoot-Zoot” by Caramba charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Clouds Across The Moon” by Frost [NO] charted at number 16 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Space Invaders” by Hit 'N' Hide charted at number 17 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1970, “In The Summertime” by Mungo Jerry charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Neanderthal Man” by Hotlegs charted at number 5 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Lola” by The Kinks charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Enola Gay” by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark charted at number 4 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Rum And Coca-Cola” by Phil Trim charted at number 11 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 Vol. 2 (Medley II)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 14 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “The Rockafeller Skank” by Fatboy Slim charted at number 24 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1959, “Poison Ivy” by The Coasters charted at number 17 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Bread And Butter” by The Newbeats charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Maybellene” by Johnny Rivers charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “G.T.O.” by Ronny And The Daytonas charted at number 17 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Haunted House” by Jumpin' Gene Simmons charted at number 20 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Rubber Duckie” by Jim Henson (as Ernie) charted at number 13 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “In The Summertime” by Mungo Jerry charted at number 20 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Neanderthal Man” by Hotlegs charted at number 24 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Spill The Wine” by Eric Burdon And War charted at number 40 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Lola” by The Kinks charted at number 65 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 Vol. 2 (Medley II)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 23 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Breakup Song (They Don't Write 'Em)” by The Greg Kihn Band charted at number 25 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Elvira” by The Oak Ridge Boys charted at number 46 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Jump Around” by House Of Pain charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “One Week” by Barenaked Ladies charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Big Green Tractor” by Jason Aldean charted at number 54 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16” by Keith Urban charted at number 43 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs September 26, 2021

What's Today?

Today is Sun Sep the 26 in the year 2021
Jan 1 began on a Fri
This is day 269 of the year
Serialnumber = 44453
Julian date = 2459472 O.S.= 9 - 13 - 2021

Calendar

Holidays

Sukkot
Feast of North American Martyrs SS. J. de Brebeuf, I. Jogues, A. Daniel, G. Lalemand, C. Garnier, N. Chabanel, R. Goupil and J. Laliande, canonized in 1930.
Feast of SS. Cyprian and Justina, martyrs.
Feast of St. Cosmas and Damian, martyrs.
[USA] Press Sunday
International Priorities Week Ends
National Turn Off Your TV Week Ends
[USA] National Good Neighbor Day
National Coasts Weeks (Day 15)
[USA] Gold Star Mother's Day
Religious Freedom Week Ends
[Khmer Republic] Ceremony of the Dead thru 9-27
[New Zealand] Dominion Day/ Ind Day (1907)
[Sri Lanka] Bandaranaike Day (1959)
[USA] All You Can Eat Day (every month)
[Yemen Arab Republic, Yemen People's Democratic Rep] Revolution Day (1962)
Divali (India).
International Tool Time Day (Home Improvement prem 1991)
Rocky Horror Picture Show/Do The Time Warp/Transvestite Day
Yemen Arab Republic's Proclamation of the Republic Day.

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!
[Western Europe (not UK)] Daylight Savings Time ends
Festival of Ceres (Roman week-long festival for Ceres, the corn goddess).
Festival of the Greater Eleusian Mysteries (Ancient Greek week- long festival honoring Demeter's - Earth-goddess-mother, goddess of the fruitful earth - departure for the Underworld, confined to married women).
Harvest Moon Days (full moon closest to equinox) (thru 10-8)
In 802,701 A.D. the time traveller in H.G. Wells' "The Time Machine" arrives among the Eloi.
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