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Offbeat Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for November 15

Last Updated 11-29-2023

✍🎭Perry Rosemond -- is 87 in the year 2023 and 88 in the year 2024; b.11/15/1936
Comedy Writer (m), Producer/Director (m), Canadian
Group Names: The Royal Canadian Air Farce

🎭Beverly D'Angelo -- is 72 in the year 2023 and 73 in the year 2024; b.11/15/1951 N.S.
TV/Movie Actress, Producer (m)
Names/Places: b. in Columbus, OH
TV Shows: Captains & the Kings
Movie Titles: American History X, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, National Lampoon's European Vacation, National Lampoon's Vacation, Coal Miner's Daughter

🎭James Widdoes -- is 70 in the year 2023 and 71 in the year 2024; b.11/15/1953 N.S.
TV/Movie Actor, Producer/Director (m)
TV Shows: Delta House (as Robert Hoover), Charles in Charge (as Stan Pembroke), Two and a Half Men (director), Mom (director), 'Til Death (director)
Movie Titles: National Lampoon's Animal House

🎵🎷Kevin Eubanks -- is 66 in the year 2023 and 67 in the year 2024; b.11/15/1957
Jazz Guitarist
TV Shows: The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (bandleader 1990s-2010s)

✍🎭Craig Shoemaker -- is 61 in the year 2023 and 62 in the year 2024; b.11/15/1962
Writer (m), Screenwriter, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer (m)
Movie Titles: Scream 2, The Lovemaster, Safe House, Totally Baked

🎭🎵Judy Gold -- is 61 in the year 2023 and 62 in the year 2024; b.11/15/1962
Actress, Comedienne, Producer (m), Composer
TV Shows: World's Dumbest
Movie Titles: The Aristocrats

🎭Jay Harrington -- is 52 in the year 2023 and 53 in the year 2024; b.11/15/1971
Actor
TV Shows: Better Off Ted (as Ted Crisp)
Movie Titles: American Reunion, Octopus

🎭Michael Pearlman -- is 51 in the year 2023 and 52 in the year 2024; b.11/15/1972
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1987
TV Shows: Charles in Charles (as Jason Pembroke)
Movie Titles: One-Trick Pony

✍📰Franklin Pierce Adams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/15/1881 d.3/23/1960 (78)
Author (m), Humorist, Journalist, Columnist
Misc: New York & Chicago Newspapers

🎭Willy Alfredo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/15/1898 d.3/13/1976 (77)
Comedian, Dutch (Netherlands)

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Judge Joseph A. Wapner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/15/1919 d.2/26/2017 N.S. (97)
Judge (m)
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles
TV Shows: The People's Court (Judge, Retired)

🎭🎵Carol Bruce -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/15/1919 d.10/9/2007 (87)
TV/Stage Actress, Singer
TV Shows: WKRP in Cincinnatti (as Lillian "Mama" Carlson)

🎵C. W. McCall -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/15/1928 N.S. d.4/1/2022 N.S. (93)
Songwriter, Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Audubon, IA; RN:Bill Fries, aka William Fries
Misc: some say b. Nov 28 or 1929
Song Titles: Convoy, Old Home, Filler Up, Keep On Truckin' Cafe

⛪🎭Edward Asner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/15/1929 N.S. d.8/29/2021 N.S. (91)
Hall of Famer, Jewish, TV/Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: b. in Kansas City, MO; RFN:Yitzak Eddie
Misc: ex-SAG president
TV Shows: Lou Grant (as Lou Grant), Mary Tyler Moore (as Lou Grant); Roots (as Capt. Davies), Rich Man Poor Man, Captain Planet & the Planeteers, The Bronx Zoo, Trials of Rosie O'Neill (as Walter Kovatch), Fish Police, Hearts Afire (as George Lahti), Thunder Alley (as Gil), The Bachelor, Center of the Universe (as Art Pressman), Up

✍🎭Jack Burns -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/15/1933 N.S. d.1/27/2020 N.S. (86)
Writer (m), Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, TV Producer (m)
Misc: of the Burns & (Avery) Schreiber team
TV Shows: Fridays (co-producer, announcer), The Muppet Show (producer, writer), Andy Griffith Show (as Warren Ferguson), Getting Together (as Officer Rudy Colcheck), Wait Till Your Father Gets Home (as Ralph Kane), Burns and Schriber Comedy Hour
Movie Titles: The Muppet Movie (writer)

✍🎭Joanna Barnes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/15/1934 N.S. d.4/29/2022 N.S. (87)
Writer (m), TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Boston, MA
Misc: NOT related to either Barnes or Barnes
Movie Titles: Parent Trap, Spartacus, Goodbye Charlie

🏆🥊"Macho Man" Randy Savage -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/15/1952 N.S. d.5/20/2011 N.S. (58)
Hall of Famer, Sports Commentator, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Randy Mario Poffo
Misc: WWF/SMW/ICW

🎮Kazuhisa Hashimoto -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/15/1958 N.S. d.2/25/2020 N.S. (61)
Video Game Designer, Japanese
Misc: was best known for creating the Konami Code, which was the insiration for the Gothsicles' song Konami Code IV

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🎵Logan Whitehurst -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/15/1977 d.12/3/2006 (29)
Novelty Singer

✍🎭John Morgan -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/21/1930 d.11/15/2004 (74)
Comedy Writer (m), Comedian, Welsh (Wales)
Group Names: The Royal Canadian Air Farce

🎭Ken Ober -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1957 d.11/15/2009 (52)
Actor, Game Show Host
TV Shows: Remote Control
Movie Titles: Parenthood

🎭🎵Roy Clark -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/15/1933 N.S. d.11/15/2018 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Variety Show Host, Banjoist, Fiddler, Country Singer, Country Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Meherrin, Va.; MN:Linwood
TV Shows: Hee Haw

Related Events on This Date

In 1907, “Mutt and Jeff” comic strip debuts.

In 1924, R.C., “I Wonder Whatʹs Became Of Sally?” hits number one on the pop singles chart by Al Jolson.

In 1926, The National Broadcasting Company debuted with a radio network of 24 stations. The program was a gala 4½ hour broadcast from the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. Two remote pickups were also on the program as opera star, Mary Garden sang from Chicago and Will Rogers presented a humorous monologue from Independence, Kansas. Charles Lindbergh was among the luminaries who attended the NBC broadcast. NBC sold the network to Westwood one in 1987.

In 1928, Born on this day in Audubon, Iowa, was C. W. McCall (William Dale Fries, Jr.), singer, activist and politician known for his truck-themed outlaw country songs who had the 1975 US Country #1 and cross-over hit "Convoy."

In 1928, The Mickey Mouse film, “The Barn Dance” is completed. Minnie Mouse also appears.

In 1932, The Walt Disney Art School was created. The Disney Art Class first meets, with Don Graham of the Chouinard School of Art lecturing at the Disney Studios.

In 1945, “Holiday For Strings” by Spike Jones entered the Top 40 chart. It will peak at number 10.

In 1955, “The Phil Silvers Show” Always looking for an angle, Master Sergeant Ernie Bilko (Phil Silvers) is delighted when Corporal Ed “The Stomach” Honigan transfers into his troop in “The Eating Contest.” Bilko quickly arranges a high-stakes eating contest at Fort Baxter. But Honigan — played hilariously by a boyish, rail-thin Fred Gwynne (in his TV debut) — eats only when heʹs miserable, and heʹs already over the girl from Tulsa who jilted him. This predicament sets Bilko, the unregenerate con man, into his most glorious, manipulative overdrive.

In 1956, “Liʹl Abner,” a musical comedy based on the Al Capp comic strip, opened at Saint James Theater New York City for 693 performances.

In 1962, All Aboard the Blue Train by Johnny Cash was released in the US, the singer, songwriters fourteenth album, which featured, "Folsom Prison Blues", and "Rock Island Line".

In 1964, Kansas City QB Len Dawson committed seven fumbles in a 28-14 loss to the San Diego Chargers.

In 1965, Walt Disney and Roy Disney, and Florida Governor Hayden Burns make the first public announcement of plans to build a new Disney theme park in Florida.

In 1965, “Surfin' U.S.A,” album by The Beach Boys was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1969, Wendyʹs Hamburgers opens, Clara Peller knew where the beef was!

In 1969, “We donʹt burn our draft cards down on Main Street”: Merle Haggard hits number one in Billboard with “Okie From Muskogee”

In 1974, The group, Faces, released their tune with the longest title this day. “You Can Make Me Dance, Sing or Anything (Even Take the Dog for a Walk, Mend a Fuse, Fold Away the Ironing Board, Or Any Other Domestic Shortcomings)”. It was their last single. Two years later, Rod Stewart left them permanently to pursue his solo career.

In 1974, The most expensive two-record album was released on Casablanca Records. It was a comedy disc titled, “Hereʹs Johnny: Magic Moments from the Tonight Show”.

In 1975, R.C., “King Kong (part 1)” by Jimmy Castor Bunch peaked at #69 on the pop singles chart.

In 1975, TVʹS “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE” Host: ROBERT KLEIN; Musical Guests: ABBA (“WATERLOO,” “SOS”); LOUDON WAINWRIGHT III.

In 1980, R.C., “Whip It” by Devo peaked at #14 on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, The dreaded Jean Doumanian era of Saturday Night Live begins with season six. Doumanian will produce 12 episodes before the madness ends when the Writerʹs Strike of 1981 would begin.

In 1986, After five guest appearances performing his standup comedy on “Saturday Night Live,” Sam Kinison finally hosts the (expletive) show. It was the second time Saturday Night Live used a time delay loop when the raunchy Kinison hosted.

In 1986, Frank Zappaʹs album [43] JAZZ FROM HELL was released.

In 1986, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of Fresno with Gregory Harrison, etc.”. Other Articles: Lily Tomlin, Brian Bloom

In 1986, “Life With Lucy”, TV Comedy; last aired on ABC. It was her last prime-time series.

In 1987, “Twisted Christmas” album by Bob Rivers Comedy Corp was released

In 1989, The hit movie “Batman” was released on video tape.

In 1989, Time Warner launched The Comedy Channel, which later merged with Viacomʹs HA! network to form Comedy Central.

In 1989, “The Little Mermaid,” the Disney animated film, opened in some movie theaters in the U.S.A. in a limited engagement. Will open widely the next week. It cost over $23 million to make. Arielʹs looks were inspired by actress Alyssa Milano.

In 1990, Milli Vanilliʹs producer confirmed rumors the duo had not done any of the singing on their debut album, “Girl You Know Itʹs True” and also lip-synched their way through live and video performances. The duo eventually return their Best New Artist Grammy.

In 1991, “Beauty and The Beast”, Motion Picture, cartoon by Disney, opened in theaters. Be our guest.

In 1992, Racer Richard Petty drove for the last time ever in his 35-year career as he raced in the Hooterʹs 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. After a fiery crash pit him out of contention, he commented, “I guess youʹre supposed to go out in a blaze of glory, but I didnʹt mean to do it literally.” As Al Bundy would say, “Hooters!”

In 1994, It was announced that the Allman Brothers Band, Al Green, the late Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, Martha and the Vandellas, Neil Young and the late Frank Zappa would be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in January 1995.

In 1996, The movie “SpaceJam” cartoon/live movie starring Michael Jordan and many Warner Brothers cartoon characters was released in theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1997, William Shatner married Nerine Kidd

In 2002, The movie “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” opened in thaters in the U.S.A.

In 2003, On the cover of TV Guide: Reba McEntire of “Reba.”

In 2003, Toby Keith bellies up to number one on the Billboard country singles chart with “I Love This Bar”

In 2015, P.F. Sloan, 70, the troubled songwriter behind such classic 1960s tunes as Johnny Riversʹ “Secret Agent Man” and Barry McGuireʹs “Eve of Destruction,” died in Los Angeles.

In 2018, Country star Roy Clark, a guitar virtuoso and singer who headlined the TV show “Hee Haw” for nearly a quarter century, died in Oklahoma at the age of 85.

Movie Releases On This Date

In 1978, "The Lord of the Rings" was released by United Artists / Fantasy Films; Ralph Bakshi (director); Peter S. Beagle, Chris Conkling (screenplay); Christopher Guard, William Squire, Michael Scholes, John Hurt, Simon Chandler, Dominic Guard, Norman Bird, Michael Graham Cox, Anthony Daniels, David Buck, Peter Woodthorpe, Fraser Kerr, Philip Stone, Michael Deacon, André Morell, Alan Tilvern, Annette Crosbie, John Westbrook; Fantasy; Animation

In 1985, "My Beautiful Laundrette" was released by Mainline Pictures / Orion Pictures / Working Title Films / Channel Four Films; Stephen Frears (director); Hanif Kureishi (screenplay); Roshan Seth, Daniel Day-Lewis, Gordon Warnecke, Shirley Anne Field; Comedy, Drama; Live Action

In 1985, "Once Bitten" was released by The Samuel Goldwyn Company; Howard Storm (director); Jonathan Roberts, David Hines, Jeffrey Hause (screenplay); Lauren Hutton, Jim Carrey, Karen Kopins, Cleavon Little, Richard Schaal, Peggy Pope, Megan Mullally, Joseph Brutsman, Stuart Charno, Carey More, Thomas Ballatore, Skip Lackey, Jeb Stuart Adams, Robin Klein, Glen Mauro, Gary Mauro; Teen, Comedy; Live Action

In 1985, "Rainbow Brite and the Star Stealer" was released by Warner Bros.; Kimio Yabuki, Bernard Deyriès (directors); Jean Chalopin, Howard R. Cohen (screenplay); Bettina, Patrick Fraley, Peter Cullen, Robbie Lee, Andre Stojka, David Mendenhall, Les Tremayne, Mona Marshall, Jonathan Harris, Scott Menville, Charlie Adler, Rhonda Aldrich, Marissa Mendenhall, David Workman; Fantasy; Animation

In 1987, "The Jetsons Meet the Flintstones" was released by Worldvision Enterprises / Hanna-Barbera Productions; Don Lusk, Ray Patterson (directors); Don Nelson, Arthur Alsberg (screenplay); George O'Hanlon, Henry Corden, Penny Singleton, Jean Vander Pyl, Don Messick, Mel Blanc, Julie McWhirter, Janet Waldo, Daws Butler, John Stephenson, Jon Bauman, Hamilton Camp, Frank Welker, Brenda Vaccaro, Patric Zimmerman, Howard Morris, Catherine Thompson; Comedy; Animation

In 1991, "And You Thought Your Parents Were Weird" was released by Trimark Pictures / Panorama; Tony Cookson (director/screenplay); Marcia Strassman, Joshua John Miller, Edan Gross, John Quade, Sam Behrens, Alan Thicke, Susan Gibney, A.J. Langer, Robert Clotworthy, Armin Shimerman, Gustav Vintas, Eric Walker, Bill Smillie, Allan Wasserman, Susan Brecht; Sci-Fi, Family, Comedy; Live Action

In 1995, "Reckless" was released by The Samuel Goldwyn Company; Norman René (director); Craig Lucas (screenplay); Mia Farrow, Scott Glenn, Mary-Louise Parker, Tony Goldwyn, Stephen Dorff; Comedy; Live Action

In 1996, "The Mirror Has Two Faces" was released by TriStar Pictures / Phoenix Pictures; Barbra Streisand (director); Richard LaGravenese (screenplay); Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges, Lauren Bacall, George Segal, Mimi Rogers, Pierce Brosnan, Brenda Vaccaro, Austin Pendleton, Elle Macpherson, Taina Elg, Andrew Parks, Leslie Stefanson; Romance, Comedy, Drama; Live Action

In 1996, "Space Jam" was released by Warner Bros. Pictures; Joe Pytka (director); Leo Benvenuti, Steve Rudnick, Timothy Harris, Herschel Weingrod (screenplay); Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight, Theresa Randle, Danny DeVito, Bill Murray, Larry Bird, Charles Barkley, Shawn Bradley, Patrick Ewing, Larry Johnson, Muggsy Bogues, Thom Barry, Penny Bae Bridges, Brandon Hammond, Danny Ainge, Steve Kerr, Alonzo Mourning, Horace Grant, A.C. Green, Charles Oakley, Luc Longley, Cedric Ceballos, Derek Harper, Vlade Divac, Brian Shaw, Jeff Malone, Bill Wennington, Anthony Miller, Sharone Wright, Scottie Pippen, Del Harris, Paul Westphal, Ahmad Rashad, Jim Rome, Patricia Heaton, Dan Castellaneta, Brad William Henke, Charles Hallahan, Connie Ray, John Roselius, Jim Wise, Billy West, Dee Bradley Baker, Bob Bergen, Bill Farmer, Maurice LaMarche, June Foray, Kath Soucie, Frank Welker, Joey Camen, Catherine Reitman, Dorian Harewood, T.K. Carter, Jocelyn Blue, M. Darnell Suttles, Charity James, Steve Kehela, June Melby, Colleen Wainwright, Manner Washington, Eric Gordon; Comedy, Sports, Family; Live Action / Animation

In 2002, "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" was released by Warner Bros. Pictures / Heyday Films; Chris Columbus (director); Steve Kloves (screenplay); Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Richard Harris, Maggie Smith, Robbie Coltrane, John Cleese, Tom Felton, Kenneth Branagh, Alan Rickman, Jason Isaacs, Richard Griffiths, Fiona Shaw, Julie Walters, Mark Willams, Warwick Davis, Christian Coulson, David Bradley, Bonnie Wright, Devon Murray, Adrian Rawlins, Geraldine Somerville, Shirley Henderson, Harry Melling, Toby Jones, James Phelps, Oliver Phelps, Chris Rankin, Matthew Lewis, Miriam Margoyles, Hugh Mitchell, Alfred Enoch, Sean Biggerstaff, Gemma Jones, Robert Hardy, Julian Glover; Fantasy; Live Action

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1947, “Too Fat Polka” by Arthur Godfrey charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “It's In The Book” by Johnny Standley charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by Jo Stafford charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Tom Dooley” by The Kingston Trio charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Chantilly Lace” by The Big Bopper charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Bird Dog” by The Everly Brothers charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Beep Beep” by The Playmates charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “The Blob” by The Five Blobs charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Summertime Blues” by Eddie Cochran charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “The Ballad Of Thunder Road” by Robert Mitchum charted at number 88 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “We Love You, Call Collect” by Art Linkletter charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Okie From Muskogee” by Merle Haggard charted at number 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Jam Up And Jelly Tight” by Tommy Roe charted at number 88 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Low Rider” by War charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 54 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “King Kong” by The Jimmy Castor Bunch charted at number 69 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Whip It” by Devo charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Theme From 'The Dukes Of Hazzard' (Good Ol' Boys)” by Waylon Jennings charted at number 30 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Turning Japanese” by The Vapors charted at number 38 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da” by The Police charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Private Idaho” by The B-52's charted at number 84 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Legend Of Wooley Swamp” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 91 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Let's Do Something Cheap And Superficial” by Burt Reynolds charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Bomb Iran” by Vince Vance And The Valiants charted at number 101 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Wild Wild Life” by Talking Heads charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “You Be Illin'” by Run-D.M.C. charted at number 54 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Milkshake” by Kelis charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Bartender Song (aka Sittin' At A Bar)” by Rehab With Hank Williams Jr. charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “Girl In A Country Song” by Maddie And Tae charted at number 59 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1958, “Bird Dog” by The Everly Brothers charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Western Movies” by The Olympics charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Summertime Blues” by Eddie Cochran charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “A Boy Named Sue” by Johnny Cash charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither)” by Jane Birkin And Serge Gainsbourg charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “D.I.V.O.R.C.E.” by Billy Connolly charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Theme From 'Minder' (I Could Be So Good For You)” by Dennis Waterman charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Fashion” by David Bowie charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Enola Gay” by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Baggy Trousers” by Madness charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Smoke On The Water” by Deep Purple charted at number 60 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It's Hard To Be Humble” by Mac Davis charted at number 61 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Kill The Poor” by Dead Kennedys charted at number 62 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “In The Army Now” by Status Quo charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Every Loser Wins” by Nick Berry charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Girls Ain't Nothin' But Trouble” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Batman” by Kartoon Krew charted at number 93 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 41 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Walkin' On The Sun” by Smash Mouth charted at number 48 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Say Cheese (Smile Please)” by Fast Food Rockers charted at number 56 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 97 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1958, “Bird Dog” by The Everly Brothers charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Fever” by Peggy Lee charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Hair / Without You” by Doug Parkinson In Focus charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Amazin' Man / Findin' de Lady” by John Bird charted at number 48 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “The Elephant Song / A Daisy A Day” by Kamahl charted at number 55 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “The Biggest Parakeets In Town / I Wasn't Wrong About You” by Jud Strunk charted at number 68 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Put Another Log On The Fire (Male Chauvinist National Anthem) / Slap Your Draughty Blue Jeans” by Bill And Boyd charted at number 75 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Tush / Blue Jean Blues” by ZZ Top charted at number 89 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Babooshka / Ran Tan Waltz” by Kate Bush charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes / Move On” by David Bowie charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Shaddap You Face / Ain't In No Hurry” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 22 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It's Hard To Be Humble / The Greatest Gift Of All” by Mac Davis charted at number 24 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Time Warp” by Various Artists charted at number 25 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Generals And Majors / The Somnambulist” by XTC charted at number 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Private Idaho / 52 Girls” by The B-52's charted at number 39 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Kiss Army / Normdrum” by Norman Gunston charted at number 54 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “I Like Chinese / I Bet You They Won't Play This Song On The Radio” by Monty Python charted at number 58 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Psycho Chicken” by The Fools charted at number 68 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Lola / You Really Got Me / Celluloid Heroes” by The Kinks charted at number 72 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Freedom Of Choice / Snowball” by Devo charted at number 89 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Wild Wild Life” by Talking Heads charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 21 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Walkin' On The Sun” by Smash Mouth charted at number 22 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1975, “Black Superman (Muhammad Ali)” by Johnny Wakelin And The Kinshasa Band charted at number 29 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Misty” by Ray Stevens charted at number 33 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 12 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It's Hard To Be Humble” by Mac Davis charted at number 20 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Generals And Majors” by XTC charted at number 38 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Turning Japanese” by The Vapors charted at number 45 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Theme From 'The Dukes Of Hazzard' (Good Ol' Boys)” by Waylon Jennings charted at number 47 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rumors” by Timex Social Club charted at number 4 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Wild Wild Life” by Talking Heads charted at number 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Paranoimia” by The Art Of Noise With Max Headroom charted at number 41 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 47 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Walkin' On The Sun” by Smash Mouth charted at number 33 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 48 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1997, “Fire Water Burn” by Bloodhound Gang charted at number 6 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 8 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 10 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 11 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 34 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme)” by The Rembrandts charted at number 41 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1969, “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither)” by Jane Birkin And Serge Gainsbourg charted at number 1 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)” by Zager And Evans charted at number 2 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 9 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 10 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Psycho Chicken” by The Fools charted at number 17 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Holiday Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 19 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 3 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 8 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 15 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Spirit In The Sky” by Gareth Gates Featuring The Kumars charted at number 37 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 8 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie charted at number 26 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Baggy Trousers” by Madness charted at number 40 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 49 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rumors” by Timex Social Club charted at number 3 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “In The Army Now” by Status Quo charted at number 15 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 19 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 26 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 57 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Walkin' On The Sun” by Smash Mouth charted at number 76 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Spirit In The Sky” by Gareth Gates Featuring The Kumars charted at number 21 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Cooldown Café Featuring Gerard Joling charted at number 51 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1986, “Holiday Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 5 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 2 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 17 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme)” by The Rembrandts charted at number 41 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 188 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1969, “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither)” by Jane Birkin And Serge Gainsbourg charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “In The Army Now” by Status Quo charted at number 2 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Little Red Riding Hood” by A-Moe charted at number 20 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither)” by Jane Birkin And Serge Gainsbourg charted at number 9 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 14 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “In The Army Now” by Status Quo charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Camouflage” by Stan Ridgway charted at number 29 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 5 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 26 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 34 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1958, “Tom Dooley” by The Kingston Trio charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “The Blob” by The Five Blobs charted at number 14 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Beep Beep” by The Playmates charted at number 18 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Chantilly Lace” by The Big Bopper charted at number 19 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “We Love You, Call Collect” by Art Linkletter charted at number 46 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Jam Up And Jelly Tight” by Tommy Roe charted at number 59 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Black Superman (Muhammad Ali)” by Johnny Wakelin And The Kinshasa Band charted at number 6 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Low Rider” by War charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Tush” by ZZ Top charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Mr. Jaws” by Dickie Goodman charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Cocaine / Tulsa Time” by Eric Clapton charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Whip It” by Devo charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Turning Japanese” by The Vapors charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It's Still Rock And Roll To Me” by Billy Joel charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Empire Strikes Back (medley)” by Meco charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It's Hard To Be Humble” by Mac Davis charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Wasn't That A Party” by The Irish Rovers charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Generals And Majors” by XTC charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rumors” by Timex Social Club charted at number 8 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Paranoimia” by The Art Of Noise With Max Headroom charted at number 36 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 58 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Wild Wild Life” by Talking Heads charted at number 71 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Walkin' On The Sun” by Smash Mouth charted at number 12 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 15 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “Girl In A Country Song” by Maddie And Tae charted at number 79 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Alt-Canada

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 1 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Walkin' On The Sun” by Smash Mouth charted at number 4 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 46 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Finland

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 8 on the Finland Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs November 15, 2024

What's Today?

Today is Fri Nov the 15 in the year 2024 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Mon
This is day 320 of the year
Serialnumber = 45599
Julian date = 2460618 O.S.= 11 - 2 - 2024

Calendar

Holidays

Saint Albert the Great Feast Day
[USA] Hire A Veteran Week (Day 6)
[USA] Womens Veterans Recognition Week (Day 6)
[World] Science and Peace Week (Day 6)
[USA] Split Pea Soup Week (Day 6)
[USA] Youth Appreciation Week (Day 5)
[USA] Operating Room Nurse Week (Day 6)
Children's Shrine Visiting Day (Japan).
Day of Ferona (Italian).
Veteran's Day (celebrated in Germany).
[Belgium] King's Day/Dynasty Day.
[Brazil] Republic Day (1889)
[Japan] Seven-Five-Three Festival (Japan - parents give thanks for girls 7 and 3 and boys 5 and 3).
[USA] American Enterprise Day
[USA] Doublespeak Day
[USA] Holidays Are Pickle Days (thru 12-31)
[USA] Philanthropy Day

Reminders

Astrological sign: Scorpio: The Scorpion (10-22 thru 11-21); Ruling Planet: Pluto. Element: Water. Traits: Passionate, intense, secretive, subtle. Body part associated with this sign: Secrets. Occupations: Teaching, work requiring concentration, training animals, psychiatry, surgery, detection.
Astrological sign: Sagittarius: The Archer (thru 11-22 thru 12-21); Ruling Planet: Jupiter. Element: Fire. Traits: Bountiful, frank, versatile, philosophical. Body part associated with this sign: The thighs. Occupations: Travel, politics, meteorology, philosophy, religion.
November was known by the Saxons as Wint Monath - the wind month.
November was the ninth month. Novem is Latin for nine.
Flowers: chrysanthemum and dahlia
Full Moon: the Beaver Moon
Meaning: the sentimental meaning of the topaz is for fidelity, and the chrysanthemum is for loveliness and cheerfulness.
Gems: topaz and citrine
Aviation History Month
British Appreciation Month
Child Safety and Protection Month
November is... Slaughter Month
Diabetic Eye Disease Month
Good Nutrition Month
Great American Breakfast Club (Sep 1-Nov 30)
Home Education Awareness Month
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
International Creative Child & Adult Month
International Doll Collectors Month
International Drum Month
Latin American Month
National Accordion Month!
National Alzheimer's Disease Month
National Diabetes Month
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National Hospice Month
National Neurofibromatosis Month
National Raisin Bread
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Native American Heritage Month
One Nation Under God Month
Peanut Butter Lover's Month
Project Red Ribbon (Nov 1-Jan 1)
Real Jewelry Month
Religion and Philosophy Month
TV Sweeps Month
Thanksgiving Canned Goods Drive (Nov 1-Thanksgiving Day eve)
[NY] Puerto Rican Heritage Month
Leonid meteor shower, radiant in Leo [5-20 per hour] (thru 11-18)
Taurids meteor shower (thru 11-15)
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