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Offbeat Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for November 17

Last Updated 11-29-2023

✍🎭Martin Scorsese -- is 81 in the year 2023 and 82 in the year 2024; b.11/17/1942
Writer (m), Actor, Movie Producer/Director (m)
Names/Places: b. in Flushing, NY
Misc: his films frequently feature gangsters and focus on the world of crime
TV Shows: Bad (video for Michael Jackson)
Movie Titles: Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore, Taxi Driver, New York New York, The Color Of Money, Mean Streets, Raging Bull, Cape Fear, GoodFellas, Last Temptation Of Christ, Bringing Out the Dead, Shark Tale, The Departed

🎭Alfie Wise -- is 80 in the year 2023 and 81 in the year 2024; b.11/17/1943
TV/Movie Actor
Misc: usually in Burt Reynolds movies
TV Shows: Uncle Croc's Block (as Mr. Rabbit Ears), B.L. Stryker (as Oliver Wardell), S Club 7 in Miami
Movie Titles: The Longest Yard, Starting Over, Stroker Ace, Smokey and the Bandit, Rad, Cannonball Run

🎭Danny DeVito -- is 79 in the year 2023 and 80 in the year 2024; b.11/17/1944 N.S.
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Movie Director (m)
Names/Places: Rhea Pearlman's husband; b. in Neptune, NJ; RFN:Daniel Michael
Misc: he was known as Mr. Dan the hairstylist
TV Shows: Taxi (as Louis De Palma the dispatcher), The Simpsons (as Homer's half-brother)
Movie Titles: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The World's Greatest Lover, Terms of Endearment, Romancing the Stone, Jewel of the Nile, Throw Momma From The Train, Twins, Ruthless People, Tin Men, The Roses, Batman Returns (as The Penguin), Get Shorty, Mars Attacks, L.A. Confidential, The Rainmaker, Living Out Loud, Man on the Moon, Drowning Mona, What's The Worst That Could Happen?, The Heist, Anything Else, Deck the Halls

✍🎭Lorne Michaels -- is 79 in the year 2023 and 80 in the year 2024; b.11/17/1944
Hall of Famer, Comedy Writer (m), Actor, Comedian, TV Producer (m), Canadian
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (creator and producer 1975-1980, 1985-present), Late Night (with Conan O'Brien, Jimmy Fallon, and Seth Meyers since 1993), The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (since 2014), The Kids in the Hall, The New Show (1984), Up All Night, 30 Rock
Movie Titles: Gilda Live, Three Amigos, Wayne's World, Coneheads, Wayne's World 2, Stuart Saves His Family, A Night at the Roxbury, Mean Girls, Baby Mama, MacGruber, Masterminds

Howard Dean -- is 75 in the year 2023 and 76 in the year 2024; b.11/17/1948 N.S.
Governor (m)
Misc: his widely rebroadcast of his loud outburst in his public address after the 2004 Iowa Democratic caucuses led to the downfall of his Presidential campaign; former Vermont Governor

🎭🎮Stephen Root -- is 72 in the year 2023 and 73 in the year 2024; b.11/17/1951
TV Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: NewsRadio (as Jimmy James the station owner), Ladies' Man (as Gene), King of the Hill
Movie Titles: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, RoboCop 3, O Brother Where Art Thou?, Office Space, Ice Age, Finding Nemo, Rasing Genius, Surviving Christmas, Wake Up Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie, Ice Age: The Meltdown, The Men Who Stare at Goats, J. Edgar
Video Games: Blade Runner, Deus Ex

✍🎭🎵Jonathan Ross -- is 63 in the year 2023 and 64 in the year 2024; b.11/17/1960
Movie Critic (m), Comedy Writer (m), Actor, Comedian, Game Show Host, TV Talk Show Host, Radio Disc Jock, English

✍🎭🎵🏆RuPaul -- is 63 in the year 2023 and 64 in the year 2024; b.11/17/1960 N.S.
Author (m), Actor, Drag Queen, Producer (m), Personality, Disco Singer, Model
Names/Places: b. in San Diego, RN: Rupaul Andre Charles
Misc: self proclaimed supermodel; "You Better Work!"; a drag performer, not a transvestite, not a transsexual; inducted in the California Hall of Fame in 2019
Song Titles: Supermodel
TV Shows: RuPaul's Drag Race

🎭John E. Kennedy -- is 55 in the year 2023 and 56 in the year 2024; b.11/17/1968
TV Actor, Puppeteer (m)
Misc: Muppeteer since the early 1990s
TV Shows: Dinosaurs (as Baby Sinclair)

🎭David Ramsey -- is 52 in the year 2023 and 53 in the year 2024; b.11/17/1971 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Blue Bloods (as Mayor Carter Poole), Dexter, Arrow (as John Diggle)
Movie Titles: Pay It Forward, Con Air, Ali: All American Hero, Scared Stuff, The Nutty Professor

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🎭Justin Cooper -- is 35 in the year 2023 and 36 in the year 2024; b.11/17/1988
Actor
TV Shows: Brother's Keeper
Movie Titles: Liar Liar, Dennis the Menace Strikes Again

🎭Harry S. Ackerman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/17/1912 N.S. d.2/3/1991 N.S. (78)
TV Executive (m), Film Executive (m), TV/Movie Producer (m)
Misc: Screen Gems Pictures Corp.; developed Gunsmoke, Leave It To Beaver, Bachelor Father, and Bewitched

🎭Archie Campbell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/17/1914 d.8/29/1987 (72)
Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Bulls Gap, Tennessee
TV Shows: Hee Haw

🎭Fenella Fielding -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/17/1927 N.S. d.9/11/2018 N.S. (90)
Actress, Comedienne, English
Names/Places: NN: England's First Lady of Double Entendre.
Movie Titles: Carry On (series)

✍🎭Peter Cook -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/17/1937 d.1/9/1995 (57)
Writer (m), TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Producer (m), English
Names/Places: b. in Turquay; d. in London
Misc: was credited with founding contemporary British satire with the 1960s revue "Beyond the Fringe"; Beyond The Fringe English Comedy Troupe w/ Dudley Moore

🎵Jimmy Cross -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/17/1938 N.S. d.10/8/1978 N.S. (39)
Novelty Singer
Song Titles: I Want My Baby Back

🎨🎭Will Vinton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/17/1947 N.S. d.10/4/2018 N.S. (70)
Animator (m), Filmmaker
Misc: created the commercial creations such as The California Raisins, the Domino's Pizza Noid, and the M and M's characters.
TV Shows: The PJs (animator), Gary and Mike (animator)

Carl Akeley -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/19/1864 d.11/17/1926 (62)
Inventor (m), Naturalist, American
Misc: Curator; taxidermy method

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🎭🎵Jimmy Ritz -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/5/1904 d.11/17/1985 (81)
Actor, Comedian, Dancer (m), Singer
Misc: of The Ritz Brothers; some say b. Oct 4

🎭Esther Rolle -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/8/1922 d.11/17/1998 (76)
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Pompano Beach, FL
Misc: Negro Ensemble Co. orig member; some say 1923, 24, or 33, AP says b. 1920
TV Shows: Maude (as Florida Evans), Good Times (as Florida Evans)

🎵Gary Garcia -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/30/1948 d.11/17/2011 (62)
Novelty Singer
Group Names: Buckner and Garcia

🎭Mary Kay Stearns -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/27/1925 N.S. d.11/17/2018 N.S. (93)
Actress
Names/Places: wife of Johnny, Christopher's mom
TV Shows: Mary Kay and Johnny (as herself)

Related Events on This Date

In 1934, The Mickey Mouse film, “The Dog Napper” is released. Donald Duck also appears.

In 1936, Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy become overnight success on radio.

In 1944, Actor/filmmaker Danny DeVito born in New Jersey. Achieved initial fame in TV sitcom “Taxi” before branching out into features as both an actor (“Ruthless People” “Get Shorty”) and director (“Throw Momma from the Train,” “The War of the Roses”).

In 1945, R.C., “Chickery Chick” hits number one on the pop singles chart by Sammy Kaye.

In 1950, “The Thing” by Phil Harris entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1951, “The Jerry Colonna Show”, TV Variety; last aired on ABC.

In 1954, The “Disneyland” TV show features “The Donald Duck Story”.

In 1956, On the cover of TV Guide: “Buddy Hackett”. Other Articles: Sir Lancelot, Soldiers of Fortune

In 1956, R.C., “Buchanan and Goodman On Trial” by Buchanan and Goodman peaked at #80 on the pop singles chart.

In 1958, R.C., “Everyone Was There” by Bob Kayli peaked at #96 on the pop singles chart.

In 1958, R.C., “Tom Dooley” by The Kingston Trio peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, R.C., “The Alley Cat Song” by David Thorne peaked at #76 on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, The musical comedy “Little Me,” starring Sid Caesar in seven roles, opened on Broadway.

In 1966, Shoes…for industry! The Firesign Theater makes its debut on KPFK radio in Los Angeles.

In 1966, Woody Allenʹs first play, “Donʹt Drink the Water” opened on Broadway.

In 1967, Davey Jones of the Monkees opens a Greenwich Village, New York boutique, Zilch I.

In 1968, The movie “Heidi” became a footnote in sports history when NBC cut away from the last 1:05 of the New York Jets-Oakland Raiders game in order to permit the childrenʹs special to begin on time. Viewers missed the rally as the Raiders came from a 32-29 deficit and scored two touchdowns in the last 42 seconds (twice in nine seconds) to win 43-32. The football fans protested the action and missed the original “Must See TV” comeback in NFL history.

In 1971, “Yo-yo” single by The Osmonds was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1972, In a Brady Bunch episode called “Career Fever”, Mike mistakenly believes that Greg wants to follow in his footsteps because of a paper he prepares for his English class, Greg hasnʹt the heart to tell his father that he was just doing the paper as an assignment and he doesnʹt want to be an architect. He does a drawing to show his lack of ability but that only results in Mike buying him a drafting kit.

In 1973, U.S. President Richard Nixon tells an Associated Press managing editors meeting in Florida that “people have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, Iʹm not a crook.”

In 1974, TVʹS “SONNY COMEDY REVUE” Musical Guests: HUDSON BROTHERS (“SO YOU ARE A STAR”)

In 1977, Wynne Roberts of England began playing the drums and continued for 564 hours, over 23 days, setting a new world record.

In 1979, R.C., “I Do The Rock” by Tim Curry peaked at #91 on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, Dolly Parton released her twenty-third solo studio album 9 to 5 and Odd Jobs. A concept album about working, the album was centered on Parton's hit "9 to 5", which served as the theme song to the film of the same name.

In 1984, R.C., “Purple Rain” by Prince and The Revolution peaked at number two on the pop singles chart. Parodies such as “Purple Reindeer” were recorded.

In 1985, Howard Stern began broadcasting on 92.3 WXRK FM, New York.

In 1985, The 15th Anniversary Show of the Doctor Demento Show aired on radio. Among the highlights were interview clips from stars such as Frank Zappa, Doodles Weaver, Larry Groce, and Mel Blanc, a countdown of the all-time funny five novelty hits (5: Ballad of Irving, 4: Pencil Neck Geek, 3: Fish Heads, 2: Theyʹre Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa! and 1: Dead Puppies), and the number one artist of all time (“Weird Al” Yankovic).

In 1985, The EPA named 403 chemicals potential public dangers in plant accidents. Does Tom Lehrer wish to do a followup to his “Elements” song with this event?

In 1989, On Guiding Light, Blake Spaulding (Sherry Stringfield) had her husband, Phillip (Grant Aleksander), committed to the mental hospital.

In 1989, The Disney movie “The Little Mermaid” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1990, On the cover of TV Guide: “Muppets”. Other Articles: Andy Griffith, Avengers

In 1991, From the Maniac Overload Department: a first for D.T. with a little help from his friends, he tapes all four networks, plus a radio show at the same time! Reason: Back To The Future II was on NBC, but he also wanted to watch Christina Applegateʹs talk show on Married With Children on Fox, and to complicate matters worse, CBS and ABC threw in movies starring Valerie Bertinelli and Susan Lucci. To make it a five way, Doctor Demento aired the first of a three-part Tom Lehrer interview on his radio show on a Los Angeles radio station. DTʹs ranks: 1: Fox and DrD tie, 3: NBC, 4: CBS, 5: ABC, but even fourth place rated four stars out of five! It was the busiest sweeps day on record. Lucci never seems to win in any case. Side note: it happened on the tenth anniversary of the Luke and Laura wedding on TV.

In 1991, The first national TV commercial for condoms (Trojan) aired during an episode of the Fox situation comedy “Hermanʹs Head.”

In 1993, Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: On a regulation bowling alley constructed on 53rd Street, Pro Bowling Association Hall of Famer Dick Weber hurls bowling balls into china plates, an aquarium of eggs, a video camera and a pyramid of champagne glasses. Also, the first installment of the LATE SHOW Stupid Human Tricks is introduced, including a man who plays the piano with his hands wrapped behind his back, a woman who flips peanuts into her mouth, and a man who balances a 16-foot canoe on his chin.

In 1995, Actor Tony Randall married Heather Harlan, an understudy in one of his plays. He was 75, she was 25.

In 1996, Aaron Barnhart e-mails Tom Heald, tells him why donʹt you turn this stuff youʹve been sending me into a weekly column? Unfortunately, Heald canʹt think of a good reason not to. A half hour later, the very first “This Night In History” column is finished. (Later known as “This Week at TVBarn.”)

In 1997, “Bring The Pain” video by Chris Rock was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 2000, The movie “How The Grinch Stole Christmas” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2000, “Sheep in the Big City” began airing on Cartoon Network

In 2001, “Justice League” debut on Cartoon Network.

Movie Releases On This Date

In 1979, "Salem's Lot" was released by CBS / Warner Bros. Television Distribution; Tobe Hooper (director); Paul Monash (screenplay); David Soul, James Mason, Lance Kerwin, Bonnie Bedelia, Lew Ayres, Ed Flanders, Fred Willard, Julie Cobb, Kenneth McMillan, Geoffrey Lewis, Barney McFadden, Marie Windsor, Bonnie Bartlett, George Dzundza, Elisha Cook Jr., Clarissa Kaye, Ned Wilson, Barbara Babcock, Joshua Bryant, James Gallery, Reggie Nalder, Brad Savage, Ronnie Scribner; Horror; Live Action

In 1979, "The Radio-Activity" was released by Walt Disney Productions; Don Bluth (director); Brian Bedford, Mickey Rooney, Eva Gabor, Jim Jordan, Peter Ustinov, Bruce Reitherman, Michelle Stacy, Paul Winchell, J. Pat O'Malley, Keith Mitchell, Pat Buttram,; Adventure, Musical; Animation

In 1988, "Cherry 2000" was released by Orion Pictures; Steve De Jarnatt (director); Michael Almereyda (screenplay); Melanie Griffith, David Andrews, Tim Thomerson, Pamela Gidley, Harry Carey Jr., Jennifer Mayo, Ben Johnson, Brion James, Marshall Bell, Larry Fishburne, Michael C. Gwynne, Jack Thibeau, Robert Z'Dar, Jennifer Balgobin, Cameron Milzer; Sci-Fi; Live Action

In 1989, "All Dogs Go to Heaven" was released by United Artists / Sullivan Bluth Studios; Don Bluth (director); David N. Weiss (screenplay); Burt Reynolds, Dom DeLuise, Judith Barsi, Vic Tayback, Charles Nelson Reilly, Loni Anderson, Melba Moore, Ken Page, Rob Fuller, Earleen Carey, Godfrey Quigley, Anna Manahan, Candy Devine, Dan Kuenster, David N. Weiss, Charlie Adler, Jack Angel, Nancy Cartwright, Philip L. Clarke, Patrick Pinney, Laura Summer, Nigel Pegram, Jay Stevens, Kelly Briley, Cyndi Cozzo, Thomas Durkin, Dana Rifkin, Daryl Gilley, John Carr, John Eddings, Jeff Etter, T. Dan Hofstedt, Dan Molina, Mark Swan, Taylor Swanson, Dick Zondag, Anaida R. Garcia; Musical, Family; Animation

In 1989, "Harlem Nights" was released by Paramount Pictures; Eddie Murphy (director/screenplay); Eddie Murphy, Richard Pryor, Redd Foxx, Danny Aiello, Michael Lerner, Della Reese, Berlinda Tolbert, Stan Shaw, Jasmine Guy, Vic Polizos, Lela Rochon, David Marciano, Arsenio Hall, Thomas Mikal Ford, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Charlie Murphy, Robin Harris, Michael Buffer, Reynaldo Rey, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Desi Arnaz Hines II, Uncle Ray Murphy, Don Familton; Comedy, Crime; Live Action

In 1989, "The Little Mermaid" was released by Walt Disney Pictures; Ron Clements, John Musker (directors/screenplay); Jodi Benson, Christopher Daniel Barnes, Pat Carroll, Samuel E. Wright, Jason Marin, Kenneth Mars, Buddy Hackett, Paddi Edwards, Ben Wright, Edie McClurg, Kimmy Robertson, Caroline Vasicek, Will Ryan, René Auberjonois, Gerrit Graham, J. D. Daniels, Rod McKuen, Malachi Pearson, Frank Welker, Jim Cummings, Hamilton Camp, Debbie Shapiro, Ed Gilbert, Charlie Adler, Jack Angel, Steve Bulen, Nancy Cartwright, Philip L. Clarke, Jennifer Darling, Gail Farrell, Donny Gerrard, Phillip Ingram, Anne Lockhart, Sherry Lynn, Patrick Pinney, Sally Stevens, Jackie Ward, Robert Weil, Susan Boyd, Allan Davies, Mitch Gordon, Willie Greene Jr., Linda Harmon, Walter S. Harrah, Luana Jackman, William A. Kanady, Edie Lehmann, Melissa MacKay, Guy Maeda, Lynn Dolin Mann, Arne B. Markussen, Mickie T. McGowan, Gene J. Merlino, Lewis Morford, Kathleen O'Connor, Marilyn Powell, Gloria G. Prosper, Michael Redman Jr., Robert Tebow, Rob Trow, Joe Turano, Bobbi White, Robert S. Zwirn; Musical, Fantasy, Family; Animation

In 1989, "Steel Magnolias" was released by TriStar Pictures / Rastar; Herbert Ross (director); Robert Harling (screenplay); Sally Field, Dolly Parton, Shirley MacLaine, Daryl Hannah, Olympia Dukakis, Julia Roberts, Tom Skerritt, Dylan McDermott, Kevin J. O'Connor, Sam Shepard, Bill McCutcheon, Jonathan Ward, Knowl Johnson, Ann Wedgeworth, Bibi Besch, Janine Turner, James Wlcek, Tom Hodges, Ronald Young, C. Houser, Daniel Camp, Norman Fletcher; Comedy, Drama; Live Action

In 1993, "Ed and His Dead Mother" was released by ITC Entertainment; Jonathan Wacks (director); Chuck Hughes (screenplay); Steve Buscemi, Ned Beatty, John Glover, Miriam Margoyles, Sam Jenkins, Jon Gries, Eric Christmas, Gary Farmer, Dawn Hudson, Rance Howard, Warren Munson, Biff Yeager, Harper Roisman, Robert Harvey, Eric Poppick, Carol Schlanger; Dark Comedy; Live action

In 1995, "The American President" was released by Columbia Pictures / Universal Pictures / Castle Rock Entertainment; Rob Reiner (director); Aaron Sorkin (screenplay); Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen, Michael J. Fox, Samantha Mathis, John Mahoney, Richard Dreyfuss, David Paymer, Anna Deavere Smith, Nina Siemaszko, Wendie Malick, Shawna Waldron, Anne Haney, Beau Billingslea, Gail Strickland, Joshua Malina; Romance, Comedy, Drama; Live Action

In 1995, "It Takes Two" was released by Warner Bros. Pictures / Rysher Entertainment; Andy Tennant (director); Deborah Dean Davis (screenplay); Kirstie Alley, Steve Guttenberg, Mary-Kate Olsen, Ashley Olsen, Philip Bosco, Jane Sibbett, Ernie Grunwald, Ellen-Ray Hennessy, Dov Tiefenbach, Michelle Grisom, Desmond Robertson, Tiny Mills, Shanelle Henry, Anthony Aiello, La Tonya Borsay, Michelle Lonsdale-Smith, Sean Orr, Elizabeth Walsh, Paul O'Sullivan, Lawrence Dane, Gerrard Parkes, Gina Clayton, Doug O'Keefe, Marilyn Boyle, Annick Obonsawin, Austin Pool, Andre Lorant, Vito Rezza; Comedy, Family; Live Action

In 1998, "An All Dogs Christmas Carol" was released by MGM Home Entertainment / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Animation / MGM/UA Family Entertainment; Paul Sabella, Gary Selvaggio (directors); Jymn Magon (screenplay); Steven Weber, Dom DeLuise, Sheena Easton, Ernest Borgnine, Charles Nelson Reilly, Bebe Neuwirth, Beth Anderson, Taylor Emerson, Carlos Alazraqui, Dee Bradley Baker, Chris Marquette, Gail Matthius, Aria Noelle Curzon, Ashley Tisdale, Amick Byram, Susan Boyd, Alvin Chea, Lorraine Feather, Carmen Twillie, Myles Jeffrey, Megan Malanga, Jamie Cronin, Billy Bodine, Randy Crenshaw, Edie Lehmann, Laurie Shillinger, Vanessa Vandergriff; Musical; Animation

In 1999, "Liberty Heights" was released by Warner Bros. Pictures / Baltimore/Spring Creek Pictures; Barry Levinson (director/screenplay); Adrien Brody, Ben Foster, Orlando Jones, Bebe Neuwirth, Joe Mantegna, Justin Chambers, Anthony Anderson, Rebekah Johnson, Gerry Rosenthal, David Krumholtz, Carolyn Murphy, Kevin Sussman, Shane West, Elizabeth Ann Bennett, Carlton J. Smith, Ralph Tabakin, Richard Kline, James Pickens Jr., Kiersten Warren, Charley Scalies, Katie Finneran, Jake Hoffman, Brenda Russell, Misha Collins, Stacy Keibler; Comedy, Drama; Live Action

In 2000, "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" was released by Universal Pictures / Imagine Entertainment; Ron Howard (director); Jeffrey Price and Peter S. Seaman (screenplay); Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor, Christine Baranski, Bill Irwin, Molly Shannon, Clint Howard, Mindy Sterling, Jeremy Howard, T. J. Thyne, Jim Meskimen, Mary Stein, Deep Roy, Rance Howard, Verne Troyer, Bryce Dallas Howard, Josh Ryan Evans, Ron Howard, Frank Welker, Anthony Hopkins, Rachel Winfree, Ben Bookbinder, Landry Allbright, Reid Kirchenbauer; Comedy, Family; Live Action

In 2000, "Rugrats in Paris: The Movie" was released by Paramount Pictures / Nickelodeon Movies / Klasky Csupo; Paul Demeyer (director); Jill Gorey, Barbara Herdon, Kate Boutilier, J. David Stem, David N. Weiss (screenplay); E.G. Daily, Tara Strong, Kath Soucie, Christine Cavanaugh, Cheryl Chase, Cree Summer Francks, Dionne Quan, Joe Alaskey, Debbie Reynolds, Michael Bell, Jack Riley, Melanie Chartoff, Tress MacNeille, Julia Kato, Phil Proctor, Susan Sarandon, John Lithgow, Mako, Tim Curry, Kevin Michael Richardson, Billy West, Charlie Adler, Dan Castellaneta, Lisa McClowry, Casey Kasem, Roger Rose, Margaret Smith, Shannon Stephens, Marlene Mitsuko Yamane, Darrell Kunitomi, Goh Misawa, Phillip Simon, Paul Demeyer, Richard Michel, Philippe Benichou, Braden Wright, Charles Fathy, Hannah Makragelidis, Ben Sunderland; Comedy, Family; Animation

In 2000, "What's Cooking?" was released by Trimark Pictures / Lions Gate Films / Redbus Film Distribution; Gurinder Chadha (director/screenplay); Paul Mayeda Berges (screenplay); Joan Chen, Julianna Margulies, Mercedes Ruehl, Kyra Sedgwick, Alfre Woodard, Maury Chaykin, Estelle Harris, Dennis Haysbert, Lainie Kazan, Douglas Spain, Ralph Manza, A Martinez, Gregory Itzin, François Chau, Will Yun Lee, Kristy Wu, Chao-Li Chi, Kieu Chinh, Victor Rivers, Isidra Vega, Ann Weldon, Eric George, Shareen Mitchell, Mariam Parris, Jimmy Pham, Brennan Louie; Comedy, Drama; Live Action

In 2002, "Mr. St. Nick" was released by ABC / Hallmark Entertainment; Craig Zisk (director); Maryedith Burrell, Matthew Jacobs, Debra Frank, Steve L. Hayes (screenplay); Kelsey Grammer, Charles Durning, Katherine Helmond, Brian Bedford, Elaine Hendrix, Ana Ortiz, Wallace Shawn, Lupe Ontiveros, Colin Cunningham, Veena Sood, Lorena Gale, Luis Esteban Garcia, Brian Miranda; Comedy, Fantasy; Live Action

In 2006, "For Your Consideration" was released by Warner Independent Pictures / Castle Rock Entertainment / Shangri-La Entertainment; Christopher Guest (director/screenplay); Eugene Levy (screenplay); Christopher Guest, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Parker Posey, Jennifer Coolidge, Harry Shearer, Fred Willard, Jane Lynch, Michael McKean, Bob Balaban; Comedy;

In 2006, "Happy Feet" was released by Warner Bros. Pictures / Village Roadshow Pictures; George Miller (director/screenplay); John Collee, Judy Morris, Warren Coleman (screenplay); Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, Anthony LaPaglia, Magda Szubanski, Steve Irwin; Musical, Comedy, Family; Animation, Live action

In 2006, "Let's Go to Prison" was released by Universal Pictures / The Carsey-Werner Company / Strike Entertainment; Bob Odenkirk (director); Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon, Michael Patrick Jann (screenplay); Dax Shepard, Will Arnett, Chi McBride, David Koechner, Dylan Baker, Michael Shannon, Bob Odenkirk; Comedy;

In 2017, "The Star" was released by Columbia Pictures / Sony Pictures Animation / Walden Media; Timothy Reckart (director); Tom Sheridan (screenplay); Steven Yeun, Gina Rodriguez, Zachary Levi, Keegan-Michael Key, Kelly Clarkson, Patricia Heaton, Kristin Chenoweth, Tracy Morgan, Tyler Perry, Oprah Winfrey

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1945, “Chickery Chick” by Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra Featuring Billy Williams, Nancy Norman charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “In The Middle Of The House” by Rusty Draper charted at number 49 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “In The Middle Of The House” by Vaughn Monroe charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Buchanan And Goodman On Trial” by Buchanan And Goodman charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Monster Mash” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Surfin' Safari” by The Beach Boys charted at number 31 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Telstar” by The Tornados charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Alley Cat (Omkring Et Flygel)” by Bent Fabric And His Piano charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah” by Bob B. Soxx And The Blue Jeans charted at number 75 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Alley Cat Song” by David Thorne charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Cheaper To Keep Her” by Johnnie Taylor charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Basketball Jones Featuring Tyrone Shoelaces” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 46 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Smokin' In The Boys Room” by Brownsville Station charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Spiders And Snakes” by Jim Stafford charted at number 88 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Rock On” by David Essex charted at number 91 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Tusk” by Fleetwood Mac charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Rainbow Connection” by Kermit The Frog (Jim Henson) charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles charted at number 74 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Life During Wartime (This Ain't No Party)” by Talking Heads charted at number 84 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “I Do The Rock” by Tim Curry charted at number 91 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “I Can't Drive 55” by Sammy Hagar charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Teacher, Teacher” by 38 Special charted at number 28 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Hot For Teacher” by Van Halen charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Bruce” by Rick Springfield charted at number 81 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “She Bop” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Wiggle It” by 2 In A Room charted at number 25 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “The Star Spangled Banner” by Whitney Houston charted at number 59 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Online” by Brad Paisley charted at number 70 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 66 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1956, “Rock With A Caveman” by Tommy Steele And The Steelmen charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “In The Middle Of The House” by Jimmy Parkinson charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Bloodnoks Rock'N' Roll Call / Ying Tong Song” by The Goons charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Telstar” by The Tornados charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Sun Arise” by Rolf Harris charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Speedy Gonzales” by Pat Boone charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “We're Gonna Go Fishin'” by Hank Locklin charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Deck Of Cards” by Max Bygraves charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Deck Of Cards” by Wink Martindale charted at number 25 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “The Laughing Gnome” by David Bowie charted at number 28 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Monster Mash” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers charted at number 44 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Tusk” by Fleetwood Mac charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles charted at number 25 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Monkey Chop” by Dan-I charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Spooky” by The Atlanta Rhythm Section charted at number 64 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “One Night In Bangkok” by Murray Head charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Agadoo” by Black Lace charted at number 43 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Lines (Don't Do It)” by Melle Mel And The Furious Five charted at number 77 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “The Gangster Single” by James Cagney And Humphrey Bogart charted at number 96 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Fog On The Tyne (Revisited)” by Gazza And Lindisfarne charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Bob The Builder charted at number 41 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Barbie Girl” by Samanda charted at number 90 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Viva Las Vegas” by Elvis Presley And The Jordanaires charted at number 95 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Baby Shark” by Pinkfong charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 46 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1951, “Shotgun Boogie” by Tennessee Ernie Ford charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Christmas In Killarney” by Percy Faith And The Shillelagh Singers charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “On Top Of Old Smoky” by Terry Gilkyson And The Weavers charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Glendora” by Perry Como charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Space Man” by Alan Freed, Al Jazzbo Collins And The Modernaires charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Alley Cat (Omkring Et Flygel)” by Bent Fabric And His Piano charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Telstar” by The Tornados charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Monster Mash / Monster's Mash Party” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “I Don't Like Mondays / It's All The Rage” by The Boomtown Rats charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Computer Games / Wot Do You Want” by Mi-Sex charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Tusk / Never Make Me Cry” by Fleetwood Mac charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me / Make Me Over” by The Bellamy Brothers charted at number 22 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hello, This Is Joannie (The Telephone Answering Machine Song) / Lullabye Tissue Paper Co.” by Paul Evans charted at number 25 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Up There Cazaly / The Winner's March” by The Two Man Band charted at number 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia / Rainbow Ride” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 27 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Smurf Song / The Magic Flute Smurf” by Father Abraham And The Smurfs charted at number 34 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1979, “Video Killed The Radio Star / Kid Dynamo” by The Buggles charted at number 44 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Cool For Cats / Model” by U.K. Squeeze charted at number 60 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Money (That's What I Want) / Money (That's What I Want) (pt. 2)” by The Flying Lizards charted at number 68 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Drac's Back / Carry On Sharon” by Andy Forray charted at number 85 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Summertime Blues / All Guitars” by The Flying Lizards charted at number 86 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Reasons To Be Cheerful, Part 3 / Common As Muck” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 91 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Spooky / It's Only Music” by The Atlanta Rhythm Section charted at number 96 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1984, “She Bop” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “You Think You're A Man” by Divine charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Madam Butterfly (Un Bel Di Vedremo)” by Malcolm McLaren charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Agadoo” by Black Lace charted at number 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “I'm Tuff” by George Smilovici charted at number 31 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Bob The Builder charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Can We Fix It?” by Bob The Builder charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “I'm Your Funny Bear” by Gummibear charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Just A Song About Ping Pong” by Operator Please charted at number 34 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 33 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1979, “Jezebel” by Jon Stevens charted at number 5 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “I Don't Like Mondays” by The Boomtown Rats charted at number 10 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Tusk” by Fleetwood Mac charted at number 16 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Computer Games” by Mi-Sex charted at number 24 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Cool For Cats” by U.K. Squeeze charted at number 31 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Cars” by Gary Numan charted at number 49 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1984, “Agadoo” by Black Lace charted at number 12 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “She Bop” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 24 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Tour de France” by Kraftwerk charted at number 33 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Once In A Lifetime” by Talking Heads charted at number 43 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Bombalurina charted at number 4 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Strokin'” by Clarence Carter charted at number 47 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 16 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “The Salmon Dance” by The Chemical Brothers charted at number 10 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 2 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 36 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 31 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1979, “I Don't Like Mondays” by The Boomtown Rats charted at number 3 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Bobby Brown” by Frank Zappa charted at number 4 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 29 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

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

In 2012, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 18 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 38 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1973, “Smoke On The Water” by Deep Purple charted at number 15 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “I Don't Like Mondays” by The Boomtown Rats charted at number 10 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Logical Song” by Supertramp charted at number 15 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me” by The Bellamy Brothers charted at number 19 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 13 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Bombalurina charted at number 16 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 4 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 3 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 30 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

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

In 1979, “Tusk” by Fleetwood Mac charted at number 13 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles charted at number 16 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me” by The Bellamy Brothers charted at number 31 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Money (That's What I Want)” by The Flying Lizards charted at number 37 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 40 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Woodpeckers From Space” by Video Kids charted at number 33 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Madam Butterfly (Un Bel Di Vedremo)” by Malcolm McLaren charted at number 42 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 7 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 56 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

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

In 1984, “Agadoo” by Black Lace charted at number 48 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Bombalurina charted at number 50 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 2 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Da da da ich lieb dich nicht du liebst mich nicht aha aha aha” by Trio charted at number 87 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 124 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 154 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Creep” by Radiohead charted at number 181 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 27 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Radio Ga-Ga” by Queen charted at number 164 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1962, “Telstar” by The Tornados charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1979, “I Don't Like Mondays” by The Boomtown Rats charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

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

In 2001, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 2 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Radio Nowhere” by Bruce Springsteen charted at number 13 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 2 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1979, “If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me” by The Bellamy Brothers charted at number 4 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Rama Lama Ding Dong” by Rocky Sharpe And The Replays charted at number 8 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles charted at number 9 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 13 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 5 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 3 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

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

In 2018, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 23 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1973, “Brother Louie” by Stories charted at number 59 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Basketball Jones Featuring Tyrone Shoelaces” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 72 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Rock On” by David Essex charted at number 89 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Smokin' In The Boys Room” by Brownsville Station charted at number 91 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Spiders And Snakes” by Jim Stafford charted at number 100 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1979, “Tusk” by Fleetwood Mac charted at number 10 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 36 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Spooky” by The Atlanta Rhythm Section charted at number 52 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “I Don't Like Mondays” by The Boomtown Rats charted at number 73 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Teacher, Teacher” by 38 Special charted at number 34 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 39 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “She Bop” by Cyndi Lauper charted at number 46 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Hot For Teacher” by Van Halen charted at number 91 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Online” by Brad Paisley charted at number 69 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Radio Nowhere” by Bruce Springsteen charted at number 85 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 48 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 29 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Alt-Canada

In 1990, “Signs” by Tesla charted at number 97 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Italy

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 2 on the Italy Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Finland

In 2001, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 6 on the Finland Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 5 on the Finland Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Spain

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 1 on the Spain Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 34 on the Spain Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Denmark

In 2001, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 3 on the Denmark Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 5 on the Denmark Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs November 17, 2024

What's Today?

Today is Sun Nov the 17 in the year 2024 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Mon
This is day 322 of the year
Serialnumber = 45601
Julian date = 2460620 O.S.= 11 - 4 - 2024

Calendar

Holidays

Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Feast Day
[USA] Culinary Week Begins
[USA] Education Week Begins
[USA] National Geography Awareness Week Begins
[USA] Youth Appreciation Week Ends
[USA] Stamp Collecting Week Begins
Volkstrauertag (Memorial Day in Germany).
[USA] Alascattalo Day
[USA] Holidays Are Pickle Days (thru 12-31)
[USA] Homemade Bread Day
[Za�re] Army 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
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Leonid meteor shower, radiant in Leo [5-20 per hour] (thru 11-18)
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