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Offbeat Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for September 28

Last Updated 09-29-2021

✍⚖Christopher Buckley -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.12/24/1952 or 9/28/1952 N.S.
Writer, Satirist, Political Commentator
Names/Places: son of Patricia and William F. Buckley Jr.
Misc: many older sources say b. Dec 24, some newer sources say Sep 28 but not confirmed at this time
Book Titles: Thank You For Smoking, Little Green Men, The White House Mess, No Way to Treat a First Lady, Wet Work, Florence of Arabia, Boomsday, Supreme Courtship, Losing Mum and Pup: A Memoir

⛪🎭🎵🏆Brigitte Bardot -- is 87 in the year 2021 and 88 in the year 2022; b.9/28/1934
Roman Catholic, Movie Actress, Singer, Model, French
Names/Places: b. in Paris; RN:Camille Javal
Misc: Sex Kitten
Movie Titles: On Her Majesty's Secret Service

🎭Jeffrey Jones -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.9/28/1946
Actor
TV Shows: Deadwood (as A.W. Merrick)
Movie Titles: The Devil's Advocate, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Beetlejuice, Amadeus, Ed Wood, Sleepy Hollow, Dr. Dolittle

🎭Vernée Watson-Johnson -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.9/28/1949 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Bob Hearts Abishola, Carter Country (as Lucille Banks), The Big Bang Theory (as Althea), Welcome Back Kotter (as Vernajean Williams), Fresh Prince of Bel Air (as Viola "Vy" Smith), Baby Talk, Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels
Movie Titles: Antwone Fisher, Batman: Mash of the Phantasm, The Kid

🎵🎸Med Lucart -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.9/28/1958
New Wave Musician
Group Names: Wall of Voodoo

🎭Janeane Garofalo -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.9/28/1964
TV/Movie Actress, Comedienne
Misc: some say b. 1966?
TV Shows: The Ben Stiller Show, Saturday Night Live (1994-1995)
Movie Titles: Reality Bites, the Truth About Cats and Dogs, Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion, The Minus Man, The Larry Sanders Show (as Paula), The Cable Guy, Titan A.E. (voice), Felicity (as the unseen French tutor Sally, voice, uncredited), Mystery Men, Rocky and Bullwinkle (voice)

🎭María Canals Barrera -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.9/28/1966 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Names/Places: RN:Maria Canals
TV Shows: Danny Phantom, Justice League, Wizards of Waverly Place, The Proud Family
Movie Titles: Camp Rock

✍🎭🎵Moon Unit Zappa -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.9/28/1967
Author, Actress, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: aka Moon Zappa; Gail & Frank's daughter
Song Titles: Valley Girl
TV Shows: Fast Times (as Barbara), Normal Life (as Tess Harlow), High School USA (voice as Tracy)
Movie Titles: National Lampoon's European Vacation, The Giving Tree

🎭🎮🎵Anndi Lynn McAfee -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.9/28/1979 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Announcer, Video Game Voice Actress, Singer
Movie Titles: The Land Before Time (series), Tom and Jerry: The Movie
Video Games: Saints Row 2, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, The Sopranos: Road to Respect, Spyro: A Hero's Tail, Ape Escape 3, Shadows of the Damned, Mass Effect 2, Final Fantasy XIII

🎭Phoebe Robinson -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.9/28/1984 N.S.
Actress, Comedienne
Movie Titles: What Men Want

🎭🎵Jasper Dolphin -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.9/28/1990 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Hip-Pop Singer, Rapper
Names/Places: RN: Davon Wilson
Group Names: Odd Future
TV Shows: Loiter Squad

🎭Keir Gilchrist -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.9/28/1992 N.S.
Actor, English
TV Shows: United States of Tara (as Marshall Gregson)
Movie Titles: It's Kind of a Funny Story, It Follows, Dead Silence

Thomas Crapper -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/28/1836 d.1/27/1910 (73)
Inventor
Misc: made and sold plumbing supplies

📰🎭Ed Sullivan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/28/1902 d.10/13/1974 (72)
Hall of Famer, Journalist, Columnist, Variety Show Host
Names/Places: MN:Vincent; b. in Manhattan, New York
Misc: The Great Stone Face as the most famous variety show host in the history of TV on his own really big shew, The Ed Sullivan Show (aka The Toast of the Town); had twin bro Daniel who died within a year
TV Shows: Ed Sullivan Show (host)

🎨Arthur Babbitt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/28/1907 d.3/4/1992 (84)
Animator
Movie Titles: Goofy, Snow White, Fantasia, Mr. Magoo

🎨🎭Al Capp -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/28/1909 d.11/5/1979 (70)
Comic Strip Cartoonist, TV Host
Names/Places: b. in New Haven, CT; RN:Alfred Gerald Caplin
Misc: Lil' Abner (put Dogpatch USA on the map), Fearless Fosdick; d. Nov 11?

🎭Arnold Stang -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/28/1918 d.12/20/2009 (91)
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: b. in Chelsea, MA
Misc: AP says b. 1924
TV Shows: Top Cat (voice, star), Broadside, Milton Berle Show (as Francis), Captain Video (as villian)

🎭Joe Silver -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/28/1922 d.2/27/1989 (66)
Actor, Comedian, TV Host
TV Shows: 54th St. Revue, Mr. I Magination, Red Buttons Show, Fay

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🎭Jerry Clower -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/28/1926 d.8/24/1998 (71)
Comedian
Misc: Country Comedian; b. Aug 28?
TV Shows: Nashville on the Road

🎭Christopher Evan Welch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/28/1965 d.12/2/2013 (48)
Actor
Misc: known for his comic skills; played characters who were foolish, weak, conniving, or otherwise beset by moral turpitude

🎭🎵George O'Connor -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/20/1874 d.9/28/1946 (72)
Stage Actor, Comedian, Singer

🎭🎵"Harpo" Marx -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/23/1888 d.9/28/1964 (75)
Movie Actor, Comedian, Harp, Pianist
Names/Places: brother of Groucho, Gummo, Chico and Zeppo; b. in New York City; RFMN:Adolph Arthur
Misc: The Marx Brothers comedy movie team; some say b. Nov 21 or 1893

🎭Mantan Moreland -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/3/1901 d.9/28/1973 (72)
Movie Actor, Comedian

🎭Sid Fields -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/5/1898 d.9/28/1975 (77)
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Abbott & Costello Show (as himself the landlord), Jackie Gleason Show (and several more of his)

🎭Mabel Albertson -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/24/1901 d.9/28/1982 (81)
TV/Movie Actress
TV Shows: Bewitched (as Phyllis Stephens), That Girl (as Mildred)

✍🎭Gary Glasberg -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/15/1966 N.S. d.9/28/2016 N.S. (50)
Screenwriter, Producer
TV Shows: NCIS, NCIS: New Orleans, Rugrats, Duckman, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, Crossing Jordan, The $treet, Bones, The Mentalist

💰🎭Tommy Kirk -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/10/1941 N.S. d.9/28/2021 N.S. (79)
Businessperson, Actor
TV Shows: The Hardy Boys (1950s)
Movie Titles: Old Yeller, The Shaggy Dog, The Misadventures of Merlin Jones, Swiss Family Robinson, The Absent-Minded Professor, Babes in Toyland, Son of Flubber, Pajama Party, Village of the Giants, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini, Mars Needs Women, It's a Bikini World

Confucius -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.9/28/555BC or 9/28/551BC d.??/??/479BC (72)
Philosopher, Teacher, Chinese
Misc: PRON:K'ung Fu-tzu; Bdate according to tradition; Even he couldn't fugure out when he was born; b. by some accounts on the 27th day of the eighth lunar month.

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Confucius -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.9/28/555BC or 9/28/551BC d.??/??/479BC (72)
Philosopher, Teacher, Chinese
Misc: PRON:K'ung Fu-tzu; Bdate according to tradition; Even he couldn't fugure out when he was born; b. by some accounts on the 27th day of the eighth lunar month.

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In 1882, Worcester, which resigned from the National League in the off-season, drew a record crowd…of six. The Ruby Legs lost to the Troy Trojans, 4-1.

In 1909, American satirical cartoonist Al Capp (Alfred Gerald Caplin) was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He created the cartoon Liʹl Abner and originated Sadie Hawkins Day. Capp died on November 5, 1979.

In 1919, In the shortest nine-inning game in major league history, 51 minutes, the New York Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-1.

In 1935, The Mickey Mouse film, “On Ice” is released. Donald Duck, Pluto, and Goofy also appear.

In 1953, “The Bob And Ray Show”, TV Variety; last aired on NBC.

In 1956, “The Johnny Carson Show”, TV Variety; last aired on CBS.

In 1957, On the cover of TV Guide: “George Burns and Gracie Allen”. Other Articles: American Bandstand

In 1959, “Deck Of Cards”, by Wink Martindale entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1961, “Hazel”, TV Comedy, debut on NBC. The sitcom starred Shirley Booth in the title role, with Don DeFore as George Baxter and Whitney Blake as Dorothy Baxter, the family who Hazel adopted. She was their maid and housekeeper. “Hazel” was based on the Saturday Evening Postʹs cartoon series by Ted Key.

In 1962, “Iʹm Dickens, Heʹs Fenster”, TV Comedy; debut on ABC.

In 1962, “The Tonight Show”, TV Talk Show, last aired on NBC with a format of guest hosts; Johnny Carson would take the helm in three days.

In 1963, R.C., “Little Deuce Coupe” by The Beach Boys peaked at #15 on the pop singles chart. This group was racing with Jan and Dean for the subgenre of automobile pop songs.

In 1963, R.C., “Martian Hop” by The Ran-Dells peaked at #16 on the pop singles chart.

In 1963, R.C., “Nick Teen And Al K. Hall” by Rolf Harris peaked at #95 on the pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Tennessee Tuxedo”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on CBS. Don Adams supplied the voice of the title character. Letʹs go see Mr. Whoopee, he always knows the answers.

In 1963, “The New Phil Silvers Show”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS.

In 1964, Connie Stevensʹ “Wendy and Me” television sitcom premieres on ABC.

In 1964, Arthur “Harpo” Marx died. He started his show business career as a singer, but played a mute in the Marx Brothers films. Although he never spoke a line, he used a taxi horn to communicate — two blasts for yes, one for no.

In 1966, TVʹS BATMAN Guest villain: VICTOR BUONO as “KING TUT”

In 1967, The Beatles recorded “I Am The Walrus” and “Flying”

In 1973, In a Brady Bunch episode called “Snow White and the Seven Bradys”, The Bradys are surprised to learn they are to do a satire of the fairy tale “Snow White”, Cindy volunteers the family to do the show being put on to buy a retirement gift for her teacher. Mike, Carol and Alice are to play the key roles, but there arenʹt enough Brady kids to play the seven dwarfs!

In 1974, R.C., “Iʹm A Ramblin' Man” by Waylon Jennings peaked at #75 on the pop singles chart. Steve Martin sang something like that on his stand-up acts. R-A-M-B-L-I-N…apostrophe, oh yea, oh yea.

In 1974, “Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)”, by Reunion entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1977, “Star Wars and Other Galactic Funk” album by Meco was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1977, “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band” single by Meco was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1985, On the cover of TV Guide: “Howard Cosell”. Other Articles: Growing Pains, Classic Cartoons

In 1985, “Making a Living” returned to be airing new episodes in syndication.

In 1987, “Star Trek: The Next Generation”, TV Scifi Adventure, debut for television stations to air via syndication for the week of September 28th to October fourth with a two hour movie, then was an hourlong from the second episode onwards. (Most stations ran them on the weekends, such as, in this case, on October 3, 1987 on participating stations). Thatʹs how you keep a billion-dollar franchise flying when your captain and crew are aging? By getting a new captain and crew.

In 1991, On the cover of TV Guide: “Darkwing Duck, Wilma and Waldo”. Other Articles: MacGyver, New Kidʹs Shows

In 1991, Three names are added to Don Pardoʹs “Saturday Night Live” roll call of regular cast members: Chris Farley, Chris Rock, and Julia Sweeney. Kevin Nealon presents a special guest during his first night as the new “Weekend Update” anchor — the (real) Reverend Jesse Jackson reads from Doctor Seussʹ “Green Eggs and Ham.”

In 1993, “Theyʹre All Gonna Laugh At You!” album by Adam Sandler was released

In 1997, “Jenny” sitcom starring Jenny McCarthy debut on NBC.

In 1999, “Ally” TV sitcom premiered on Fox. It bombed! They were edited down episodes of the dramedy “Ally McBeal.”

In 2001, Ben Stiller starred in “Zoolander” which opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2003, “Futurama” had its final airing on Fox.

In 2006, “Ugly Betty” premiered on ABC.

In 2006, For the third consecutive season, the Kansas City will lose 100 or more games. The teamʹs 2-1 defeat to the Twins in the Metrodome makes the Royals the 11th franchise in big league history to accomplish this dubious feat.

In 2015, “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” began airing on Comedy Central

In 2017, “Will and Grace” returned to be airing new episodes on NBC.

In 2018, “Last Man Standing” returned to be airing new episodes on Fox

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1940, “Beat Me, Daddy, Eight To The Bar (Parts 1 And 2)” by Will Bradley And His Orchestra Featuring Ray Mckinley charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Short Fat Fannie” by Larry Williams charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “White Silver Sands” by Don Rondo charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Black Slacks” by Joe Bennett And The Sparkletones charted at number 31 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Flying Saucer The 2nd” by Buchanan And Goodman charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Rockin' Pneumonia (and The Boogie Woogie Flu)” by Huey (Piano) Smith And The Clowns charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Gotta Get To Your House” by David Seville charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “School Day (Ring! Ring! Goes The Bell)” by Chuck Berry charted at number 99 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Busted” by Ray Charles charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Martian Hop” by Ran-Dells charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp)” by Allan Sherman charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Honolulu Lulu” by Jan And Dean charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Danke Schoen” by Wayne Newton charted at number 56 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Wipe Out” by The Surfaris charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Jenny Brown” by Smothers Brothers charted at number 94 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Nick Teen And Al. K. Hall” by Rolf Harris charted at number 95 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Little Eefin Annie” by Joe Perkins charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Harper Valley P.T.A.” by Jeannie C. Riley charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Fire” by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “1,2,3 Red Light” by 1910 Fruitgum Company charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “The Battle Of New Orleans” by Harpers Bizarre charted at number 95 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Clap For The Wolfman” by The Guess Who charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Earache My Eye” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Eric Clapton charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by The Beach Boys charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wildwood Weed” by Jim Stafford charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)” by Reunion charted at number 40 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Night Chicago Died” by Paper Lace charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wild Thing” by Fancy charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)” by Raspberries charted at number 67 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Smokin' In The Boys Room” by Mötley Crüe charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Weird Science” by Oingo Boingo charted at number 56 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Born In East L.A.” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 59 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “You Look Marvelous” by Fernando (Billy Crystal) charted at number 88 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Low Rider (On The Boulevard)” by Latin Alliance Featuring War charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Rush” by Big Audio Dynamite II charted at number 79 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)” by Los del Rio charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 23 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Guys Do It All The Time” by Mindy McCready charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los Del Mar charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “Ten Rounds With José Cuervo” by Tracy Byrd charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?)” by Ylvis charted at number 25 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road (Remix)” by Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1957, “Any Old Iron” by Peter Sellers charted at number 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Short Fat Fannie” by Larry Williams charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Little Darlin'” by The Diamonds charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Wipe Out” by The Surfaris charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp)” by Allan Sherman charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Surf City” by Jan And Dean charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Fire” by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Red, Red Wine” by Jimmy James And The Vagabonds charted at number 41 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Carl Douglas charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)” by Reunion charted at number 33 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Woodpeckers From Space” by Video Kids charted at number 78 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “I've Got A Little Puppy” by The Smurfs charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 15 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 56 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “The Logical Song” by Scooter charted at number 73 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 43 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?)” by Ylvis charted at number 88 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 97 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 38 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1963, “Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh! (A Letter From Camp)” by Allan Sherman charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Wipe Out / Surfer Joe” by The Surfaris charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Surf City” by Jan And Dean charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Danke Schoen” by Wayne Newton charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Harper Valley P.T.A.” by Jeannie C. Riley charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Whiskey On A Sunday (The Puppet Song) / The Orange And The Green” by The Irish Rovers charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “1,2,3 Red Light” by 1910 Fruitgum Company charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Night Chicago Died / Can You Get It When You Want It” by Paper Lace charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Midnight At The Oasis / Any Old Time” by Maria Muldaur charted at number 25 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Streak / You've Got The Music Inside” by Ray Stevens charted at number 28 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Billy, Don't Be A Hero / Celia” by Paper Lace charted at number 42 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Bonaparte's Retreat / Too Many Mornings” by Glen Campbell charted at number 47 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Too Pooped To Pop / She, Tell Me What To Do” by The La De Da's charted at number 56 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “(It's A) Monster's Holiday / Great Expectations” by Buck Owens charted at number 66 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Clap For The Wolfman / Road Food” by The Guess Who charted at number 80 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Like A Surgeon” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Rush” by Big Audio Dynamite II charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 21 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “The Grease Megamix” by John Travolta And Olivia Newton-John charted at number 34 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los Del Mar Featuring Pedro Castano charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme)” by The Rembrandts charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Mother Mother” by Tracy Bonham charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “The Logical Song” by Scooter charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1985, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 5 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick (Remixed By Paul Hardcastle)” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 31 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 4 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Mother Mother” by Tracy Bonham charted at number 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los Del Mar Featuring Pedro Castano charted at number 38 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 11 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 6 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 4 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 18 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 1 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?)” by Ylvis charted at number 10 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 42 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 43 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 8 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “My Toot Toot” by Denise LaSalle charted at number 21 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Rock Me Amadeus” by Falco charted at number 26 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Do The Limbo Dance” by David Hasselhoff charted at number 2 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Bobby Brown” by Frank Zappa charted at number 8 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 14 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 1 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 57 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 14 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1968, “Fire” by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown charted at number 8 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Wall Street Shuffle” by 10cc charted at number 2 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Eric Clapton charted at number 8 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Clap For The Wolfman” by The Guess Who charted at number 11 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Carl Douglas charted at number 28 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 7 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 8 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “James Brown Is Dead” by L.A. Style charted at number 22 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 26 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Are You Lonesome Tonight? (Laughing Version)” by Elvis Presley charted at number 99 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 31 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 95 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road [+ Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus (Remix)]” by Lil Nas X charted at number 26 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 1 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “19” by Paul Hardcastle charted at number 26 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Clouds Across The Moon” by The RAH Band charted at number 40 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 12 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 5 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los Del Mar Featuring Pedro Castano charted at number 16 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 1 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “The Logical Song” by Scooter charted at number 87 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 29 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster The People charted at number 82 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 91 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 146 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 9 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 98 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1974, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Eric Clapton charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 7 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Captain Jack” by Captain Jack charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 11 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 18 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “The Bumpisong” by Spritney Bears charted at number 15 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “The Fox (What Does The Fox Say?)” by Ylvis charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road (Remix)” by Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus charted at number 33 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1968, “Fire” by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown charted at number 3 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Yummy, Yummy, Yummy” by Ohio Express charted at number 8 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Rock Me Amadeus” by Falco charted at number 17 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 18 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “My Toot Toot” by Denise LaSalle charted at number 19 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 4 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Do The Limbo Dance” by David Hasselhoff charted at number 26 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 11 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 33 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 60 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 8 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 98 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1968, “1,2,3 Red Light” by 1910 Fruitgum Company charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Harper Valley P.T.A.” by Jeannie C. Riley charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Fire” by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown charted at number 8 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Eric Clapton charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Clap For The Wolfman” by The Guess Who charted at number 6 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Earache My Eye” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 21 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wildwood Weed” by Jim Stafford charted at number 25 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Night Chicago Died” by Paper Lace charted at number 28 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by The Beach Boys charted at number 35 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wild Thing” by Fancy charted at number 40 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)” by Reunion charted at number 62 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Wombling Summer Party” by The Wombles charted at number 70 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)” by Raspberries charted at number 100 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Smokin' In The Boys Room” by Mötley Crüe charted at number 19 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits charted at number 21 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “You Look Marvelous” by Fernando (Billy Crystal) charted at number 29 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “19” by Paul Hardcastle charted at number 46 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “The Goonies 'R' Good Enough” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 73 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody” by David Lee Roth charted at number 79 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Like A Surgeon” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 92 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Weird Science” by Oingo Boingo charted at number 93 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Calling Elvis” by Dire Straits charted at number 6 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 43 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Italy

In 2002, “The Ketchup Song (Aserejé)” by Las Ketchup charted at number 2 on the Italy Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs September 28, 2022

What's Today?

Today is Wed Sep the 28 in the year 2022
Jan 1 began on a Sat
This is day 271 of the year
Serialnumber = 44820
Julian date = 2459839 O.S.= 9 - 15 - 2022

Calendar

Holidays

Feast of St. Wenceslas, duke and patron of Bohemia, martyr.
Feast of Themis (Ancient Greek Titaness who personified the Law which regulates both the physical and moral order).
Food Service Employees Day
National Coasts Weeks (Day 18)
[California] Cabrillo Day discovery of Calif (1542)
[Guinea] Referendum Day (1958)
[Kiwanis] Kiwanis Kid Day
[Libya] Shawwal 14
[Oklahoma] Indian Day
[Sweden] Lennart name day
[USA] Teacher's Day.
Birthday of Confucius/Teacher's Day (Republic of China-Taiwan).
Day of Saleeb (Egyptian observance).
Frances Willard Day (Minnesota).
National Good Neighbor Day.
Teacher's Day/Confucius's Birthday

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!
Festival of Ceres (Roman week-long festival for Ceres, the corn goddess).
Festival of Iambe (Greek, goddess Iambe, daughter of Pan and Echo, said to invented Iambic verse).
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)
[Hong Kong] Moon Cake Festival (thru 9-28)
[Sweden] Lennart name day
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