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The Big Datebook for January 22

Last Updated 02-20-2021

Tom Blackburn -- is 95 in the year 2021 and 96 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1926
Writer

🏆Galina Zybina -- is 90 in the year 2021 and 91 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1931
Olympic Athlete, Russian
Misc: discus thrower (15 world records between 1952-58)

🎭Piper Laurie -- is 89 in the year 2021 and 90 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1932
Actress
Names/Places: b. in Detroit; RN:Rosetta Jacobs
TV Shows: Skag, The Thorn Birds, Twin Peaks (as Catherine Martell)
Movie Titles: Carrie, The Hustler, The Faculty, Hesher

🎭Emanuel Azenberg -- is 87 in the year 2021 and 88 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1934
Stage Producer
Misc: won many Tonys

⚛🎭Graham Kerr -- is 87 in the year 2021 and 88 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1934
Chef, TV Host, English
TV Shows: Galloping Gourmet

⚖💰Pierre S. du Pont IV -- is 86 in the year 2021 and 87 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1935
Governor, Lawyer, Industrialist
Misc: Delaware governor (1977-1985)

Joseph Wambaugh -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1937
Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter
Names/Places: b. in East Pittsburgh, Pa.
TV Shows: Police Story (creator)

🏆🏈George Seifert -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1940
NFL Coach, NFL Player
Misc: spent most of his football career as a coach
Sports Teams: University of Oregon, Stanford University, San Francisco 49ers, Carolina Panthers

🎭Dwan Smith -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1944
Actress

🏆🏒Serge Savard -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1946
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1966-1983
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens, Winnipeg Jets

📰🎭Terry Murphy -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1948
Newscaster, TV Hostess
Misc: birth year estimated
TV Shows: Hard Copy

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🏆🏈Bob Stein -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1948
NFL Linebacker
Misc: Super Bowl IV
Sports Teams: Kansas City Chiefs

🎵🎸Steve (Journey) Perry -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1949 N.S.
Music Producer, Songwriter, Musician, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in Hanford, CA
Group Names: Journey (1977-1987, 1995-1998), soloist
Song Titles: Wheel in the Sky, Lovin' Touchin' Squeezin', Any Way You Want It, Walks Like a Lady, The Party's Over, Who's Crying Now, Don't Stop Believin', Open Arms, Still They Ride, Separate Ways, Faithfully, Be Good to Yourself, Girl Can't Help It, I'll Be Alright Without You, When You Love a Woman (previous songs listed as Journey lead), Don't Fight It (with Kenny Loggins), Oh Sherrie, Foolish Heart
Album Titles: Infinity, Evolution, Departure, Escape, Frontiers, Raised on Radio, Trial By Fire (previous album titles as Journey lead), Street Talk, For The Love of Strange Medicine

🏆⚾Mike Caldwell -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1949
MLB Pitcher, College Baseball Player

🎵James P. Pennington -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1949
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Exile (lead), soloist

🎵Teddy Wayne Gentry -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1952
Hall of Famer, Bassist, Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Ft. Wayne, AL
Group Names: Alabama

✍🎭Jim Jarmusch -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1953
Screenwriter, Actor, Director
Movie Titles: Stranger Than Paradise, Down by Law, Mystery Train, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, Dead Man, Coffee and Cigarettes, Broken Flowers, Only Lovers Left Alive

🏆🏁🏊Karen Patricia Moe -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1953 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: RN: Karen Patricia Moe Humphreys

Neil Bush -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1955
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Barbara & George's son

🎭John Wesley Shipp -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1955
Actor
TV Shows: The Flash (as Barry Allen aka The Flash), Sisters (as Lucky Williams), Dawson's Creek (as Mitchell Leery)

🏆🏒Mike Bossy -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1957
Hall of Famer, NHL Right Wing, NHL Forward, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Montreal
Misc: led the New York Islanders to 4 Stanley Cups; playoff MVP in 1982; scored 50 goals or more 9 straight years; 573 career goals.
Sports Teams: New York Islanders (possibly 1977-1987)

🎭🏆🏀Wolfe Perry -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1957
Actor, College Basketball Player
Sports Teams: Stanford University
TV Shows: The White Shadow (as Teddy Rutherford)

🏆🏈Charles R. White -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1958
Hall of Famer, NFL Runningback, College Football Coach, College Football Player
Misc: Heisman Trophy (1979)
Sports Teams: University of Southern California (player 1970s, coach 1993-1997), Cleveland Browns (1980-1984), Los Angeles Rams (1985-1988)

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🎭Tyrone Power Jr. -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1959
Actor, Producer
Names/Places: Tyrone Sr.'s son
Movie Titles: Cocoon (series), Shag

⛪🎭Linda Blair -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1959
Protestant, Actress
Names/Places: b. in St. Louis, Mo.
Misc: did a 360-degree turn of the head in The Exorcist
Movie Titles: The Exorcist (series), Hell Night, Reposessed

🎭Michael Saint Gerard -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1961
Actor
TV Shows: Beverly Hills 90210 (as Chris Suiter)
Movie Titles: Hairspray, Replikator, Great Balls of Fire!

🎭🎵Robert Mailhouse -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1962
Actor, Producer, Composer
TV Shows: Sports Night (as J.J.)
Movie Titles: Some Kind of Beautiful, Speed, The Glimmer Man, All I Want For Christmas

🏆🏒Greg Gilbert -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1962
NHL Coach, NHL Left Wing, Canadian

🎭Kirby Furlong -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1963
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1980
TV Shows: The Jimmy Stewart Show (as Jake Howard)
Movie Titles: Mame

🏆⚾Jeff Treadway -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1963
MLB Second Baseman, American

🎭Maria Ellingsen -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1964
Actress, Icelandian
Movie Titles: Agnes, D2: The Mighty Ducks, No Such Thing

🏆🏀Stojko Vranković -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1964
NBA Center, Croatian

🏆⚾Wayne Leonard Kirby -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1964
MLB Outfielder

🎭Diane Lane -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1965
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Misc: some say b. 1963
TV Shows: Lonesome Dove (mini-series)
Movie Titles: Man of Steel, Inside Out, Cotton Club. A Walk on the Moon, My Dog Skip, The Perfect Storm, Unfaithful, Under Tuscan Sun, Must Love Dogs, Hollywoodland, Nights in Rodanthe

🎵🎸Ray Mayhew -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1965
Songwriter, Singer, New Wave Drummer, English
Group Names: Sigue Sigue Sputnik

🎵🎸Steven "Popcorn" Adler -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1965
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Guns 'n Roses

🎵Andrew Roachford -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1965
Songwriter, Singer, English
Group Names: Roachford, soloist

🎵Regina Nicks -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1965
Country Singer

🏆🏈🥊Carlton Haselrig -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1966
NFL Guard, Wrestler

🎭🎮Olivia D'Abo -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1967 N.S.
TV/Movie Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Video Game Voice Actress, English
Names/Places: Michael's daughter
Misc: some say b. in 1969
Arts Titles: PL: The Odd Couple, Entertaining Mr. Sloane
TV Shows: The Wonder Years (as Karen Arnold), The Single Guy (as Delilah), Party of Five (as Perry Marks), Law and Order: Criminal Intent (as Nicole Wallace occasional)
Movie Titles: Conan the Destroyer, Point of No Return, Ultimate Avengers
Video Games: Star Wars: The Clone Wars-Republic Heroes, Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters, Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, Infinite Crisis

⚛💰🎭Guy Fieri -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1968
Chef, Businessperson, Restaurateur, Game Show Host

🏆🏈Brian Jones -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1968
Sportscaster, NFL Linebacker

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🎭🏆Christina Marie Leardini -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1969
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: April 1991; aka Christina Herbert

🏆🏈Vinnie Clark -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1969
NFL Cornerback

🏆🏒Chris Rogles -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1969
NHL Goaltender, American

🎭Brian Gaskill -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1970
Actor
TV Shows: Models Inc. (as David Michaels), All My Children, Port Charles, Bold & The Beautiful, As the World Turns, Guiding Light

🏆🏈Keith Wagner -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1970
NFL Player
Misc: WLAF also

🎭Katie Finneran -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1971
Actress, Director
TV Shows: Bloodline, The Michael J. Fox Show, I Hate My Teenage Daughter
Movie Titles: You've Got Mail, Night of the Living Dead, Movie 43, Bewitched (2005)

🎭Matt Iseman -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1971 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, TV Host

🏆🏈Bucky Brooks -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1971
Sports Writer, NFL Cornerback
Misc: NFL Return Specialist

🏆🏈Phil Yeboah-Kodie -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1971
NFL Player, Ghana

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🎭Gabriel Macht -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1972 N.S.
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Suits (as Harvey Specter)
Movie Titles: The Spirit, Behind Enemy Lines, The Recruit, Love and Other Drugs

🎭Katie Barberi -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1972 N.S.
Actress, Mexican

🏆🏈Steve Scifres -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1972
NFL Guard, Football Offensive Lineman

🏆🏈Reggie Barlow -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1973
NFL Wide Receiver, College Football Coach

🏆🏈Vincent Bradford -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1973
NFL Linebacker

🎭Balthazar Getty -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1975
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Alias, Brothers and Sisters (as Tommy Walker)
Movie Titles: Lord of the Flies, Ladder 49, Feast, The Judge

🎭James Murray -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1975 N.S.
Actor, English
TV Shows: Coronation Street
Movie Titles: Kevin and Perry Go Large, All the King's Men

🏆🏒Shean Donovan -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1975
NHL Forward, Canadian

🎵Ben Taylor -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1977 N.S.
Folk Singer, Japanese
Names/Places: Carly Simon and James Taylor's son

🏆⚾Carlos Ruíz -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1979 N.S.
MLB Catcher, Panamaian

🎭Christopher Kennedy Masterson -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1980
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: Danny's brother
TV Shows: Malcolm in the Middle (as Francis), The Wild Thornberrys
Movie Titles: Scary Movie 2, American History X, My Best Friend's Wedding, Dragonheart: A New Beginning

Adam Tuominen -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1980 N.S.
Author, Australian
TV Shows: Power Rangers Ninja Storm

🎵🎷Lizz Wright -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1980 N.S.
Gospel Singer, Jazz Singer

🎭🎵Beverley Mitchell -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1981
Actress, Country Singer
Song Titles: Angel
Album Titles: Beverly Mitchell
TV Shows: Seventh Heaven (as Lucy Camden)
Movie Titles: Saw II, The Crow: City of Angels, Right on Track

🎵🎸Ben Moody -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1981
Musician, Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Evanescence, The Fallen

🎵Willa Ford -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1981
Pop Singer

🎭Kevin Sheridan -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1982
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Veronica Mars (as Sean Friedrich), Hart of Dixie (as Rockett Truitt), The Closer (as Kim Reichter)
Movie Titles: Leaving Barstow, Veronica Mars, Soul Man

🎭🎮Phoebe Strole -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1983
Actress, Video Game Voice Actress
TV Shows: Glee
Movie Titles: Hamlet 2, Sorority Wars, My One and Only
Video Games: Bully

🎭Robyn Richards -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1987
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: General Hospital (as Maxie Jones)
Movie Titles: A Goofy Movie

🏆🏈Ray Rice -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1987 N.S.
NFL Runningback

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🎭Nick Palatas -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1988 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Scobby-Doo (series and movies as Shaggy)

🏆🏀Greg Oden -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1988
NBA Player

🏆🎾Alizé Cornet -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1990 N.S.
Tennis Player, French

🎵Logic -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1990 N.S.
Rapper

🎭Tommy Knight -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1993 N.S.
Actor, English
TV Shows: The Sarah Jane Adventures

🎭Sami Gayle -- is 25 in the year 2021 and 26 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1996
Actress
TV Shows: Blue Bloods (as Nicky Reagan-Boyle)
Movie Titles: Noah, Detachment, Vampire Academy

🎭Isabella Palmieri -- is 23 in the year 2021 and 24 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1998 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Jessie
Movie Titles: Confessions of a Shopaholic, Wrong Cups

Jakob William Leventhal -- is 22 in the year 2021 and 23 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1999
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Roseanne Cash and John's son

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🎵Ricky Garcia -- is 22 in the year 2021 and 23 in the year 2022; b.1/22/1999 N.S.
Pop Singer

Milan Pique -- is 8 in the year 2021 and 9 in the year 2022; b.1/22/2013
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Skakira Mebarak and Gerard's son

Elias Bublé -- is 5 in the year 2021 and 6 in the year 2022; b.1/22/2016 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Luisana Lopilato and Michael's son

Hikaru Walter Sulu -- is -158 in the year 2021 and -157 in the year 2022; b.1/22/2179
General Fictious Character
Names/Places: b. in San Francisco
Misc: Star Trek character

Czar Ivan III -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1440 Ju-3 d.10/27/1505 Ju+9 (65)
Head of State, Russian
Names/Places: aka Ivan the Great

✍🎖⚛Sir Walter Raleigh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1552 J-LD d.10/29/1618 J-LD (66)
Poet, Soldier, Explorer, Navigator, Outlaw, Courtier, English
Misc: was accused of trason in a plot to oust King James I and was beheaded.

✍⚛⚖Sir Francis Bacon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1561 J-LD d.4/9/1626 J-LD (65)
Essayist, Philosopher, Scientist, Statesman, Attorney/Lawyer, English

✍⛪John Donne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1572 J-LD d.3/31/1631 J-LD (59)
Poet, Clergyman, English
Misc: Metaphysical

🎖Captain William Kidd -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1645 Ju-1 d.5/23/1701 Ju-1 (56)
Captain, Outlaw, Pirate, Scottish
Misc: some say b. Mar 23, 1645; date approximated

Gotthold Edward Lessing -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1729 N.S. d.2/15/1781 N.S. (52)
Dramatist/Playwright, Critic, Philosopher, German

André-Marie Ampère -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1775 N.S. d.6/10/1836 N.S. (61)
Scientist, Mathematician, Physicist, French
Misc: Electrodynamics father; electricity & magnetism; the ampere is named for him as a unit of electrical current

Henri J. Paixhans -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1783 d.8/22/1854 (71)
Inventor
Misc: an artilleryman who had a major influence on the development of heavy artillery.

🎨Richard Upjohn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1802 N.S. d.8/16/1878 N.S. (76)
Architect, British
Misc: Trinity church

Edwin Davis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1811 d.5/15/1888 (77)
Scientist, Archaeologist

🎭🎵Edward Meeker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1874 d.4/19/1937 (63)
Announcer, Singer
Misc: comic sound effects specialist

💰Edward S. Harkness -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1874 d.1/29/1940 (66)
Businessperson, Philanthropist
Misc: Capitalist

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🎭D. W. Griffith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1875 d.7/23/1948 (73)
Stage Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: RFMN:David Wark Lewelyn Wark
Misc: over 500 films

Antonio Todde -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1889 d.1/3/2002 (112)
Misc: world's oldest documented man

Frederick M. Vinson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1890 d.9/8/1953 (63)
Supreme Court Chief Justice
Misc: 13th Chief Justice of US Supreme Court (1946-53)

🎭Conrad Veidt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1893 d.4/3/1943 (50)
Actor, German

🏆🏁🏊Ludwig Ernest Frank "Ludy" Langer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1893 N.S. d.7/5/1984 N.S. (91)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

✍📰Fulton Oursler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1893 d.5/24/1952 (59)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Journalist, American

🎵Juan Tizol -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1900 d.4/23/1984 (84)
Composer, Trombonist, Puerto Rican
Group Names: Duke Ellington band

🏆🏀Fred Zollner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1901 N.S. d.6/21/1982 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, NBA Owner
Names/Places: NN:Mr. Pro Basketball
Sports Teams: Detroit Pistons (owner)

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🎭George Balanchine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/9/1904 O.S. or 1/22/1904 N.S. d.4/30/1983 (79)
Choreographer, Ballet Dancer, Russian
Names/Places: RN:Georgi Melitonovitch Balanchivadze

Robert E. Howard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1906 d.6/11/1936 (30)
Sci-fi Writer
Book Titles: Conan the Conqueror

⚛🎭Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1907 d.12/9/1995 (88)
Aviator, TV Actor
Misc: landed in Ireland after taking off from NY to LA; became an instant folk hero in 1938 when he "mistakenly" flew solo across the Atlantic after authorities told him he couldn't

🏆⚽Dixie Dean -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1907 d.3/1/1980 (73)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English

Lev D. Landau -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1908 d.4/1/1968 (60)
Scientist, Russian
Misc: magnetism, liquid helium; predicted existence of neutron stars, 1962 Nobel

🎭🎵Ann Sothern -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1909 d.3/15/2001 (92)
TV/Movie Actress, Comedienne, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Valley City, N.D.; RN:Harriette Lake; Robert Sterling's ex-wife
Misc: some say '07, '11, or '12
TV Shows: Private Secretary (aka Susie as Susie McNamera), Ann Sothern Show (as Katy O'Connor), My Mother the Car (as voice of the Car)

🏆🏁🏊Martha Norelius -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1909 N.S. d.9/25/1955 N.S. (46)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Swedish

U Thant -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1909 d.11/25/1974 (65)
Statesman, Burmese
Misc: the third United Nations secretary general 1962-72; d. in New York

Sam Popeil -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1915 d.7/17/1984 (69)
Inventor
Misc: Veg-O-Matic

Heinrich Albertz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1915 d.5/18/1993 (78)
Mayor, German
Misc: Mayor of West Berlin; opposed the Nazis

🏆🏒Bill Durnan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1916 d.10/31/1972 (56)
Hall of Famer, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Names/Places: NN:The greatest nearly forgotten player in the history of the NHL
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens (possibly 1944-1950)

🎭Clark Howat -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1918 d.10/30/2009 (91)
Actor

🏆🏒Elmer Lach -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1918 d.4/4/2015 (97)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Canadian
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens (possibly 1940-1954)

🎵Sid Ramin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1919 N.S. d.7/1/2019 N.S. (100)
Conductor/Composer, Arranger
Misc: TV Music

🎭🎵William Warfield -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1920 d.8/25/2002 (82)
Movie Actor, Singer
Misc: has been Professor of Music at Northwestern University in Evanston IL since 1994. He toured in 1998 singing his signature song "Old Man River" from Showboat and narrating "A Lincoln portrait" by Aaron Copland. "River" was parodied by Stan Freberg as he and someone playing the censor made fun of it by correcting the grammar of the lyrics in "Elderly Man River"

🏆⚽Alf Ramsey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1920 N.S. d.4/28/1999 N.S. (79)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
Misc: footballer and manager of the English national football team from 1963-1974

⚛🏆🏁Phil Remington -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1921 N.S. d.2/9/2013 N.S. (92)
Hall of Famer, Engineer, Racing Figure
Misc: in the Motorsports Hall of Fame as a motorsports engineer

🎭Diana Douglas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1923 d.7/4/2015 (92)
Actress
Names/Places: the first wife of Kirk and mother of Michael
TV Shows: The Cowboys

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🎭Robert Halmi -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1924 d.7/30/2014 (90)
TV Producer, Hungarian
Misc: produced more than 200 television programs and miniseries

🎭Charles Alvin Lisanby -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1924 d.8/23/2013 (89)
Hall of Famer, Entertainment Figure
Misc: Emmy-winning production designer who helped define scenic design in early color television.

🎵🎷James "J.J." Johnson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1924 d.2/4/2001 (77)
Arranger, Composer, Trombonist, Jazz Musician
Group Names: Count Basie

🏆🏈Joe Perry -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1927 d.4/25/2011 (84)
Hall of Famer, NFL Fullback
Names/Places: NN:The Jet
Misc: 3x Pro Bowl; 49ers #34 retired
Sports Teams: San Francisco 49ers (1948-1960, 1963), Baltimore Colts (1961-1962)

🏆🏈Lou Creekmur -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1927 d.7/5/2009 (82)
Hall of Famer, NFL Guard, NFL Tackle
Misc: 8x Pro Bowl, 7x First Team All-Pro
Sports Teams: Detroit Lions (1950-1959)

Birch (Politician) Bayh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1928 N.S. d.3/14/2019 N.S. (91)
Senator

🏆🥊Rauno Makinen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1931 d.9/9/2010 (79)
Wrestler, Olympic Athlete, Finnish
Misc: Greco-Roman featherweight (Olympic-gold-1956).

🎵Sam Cooke -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1931 N.S. d.12/11/1964 N.S. (33)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Gospel Singer, Soul Singer
Names/Places: b. in Clarksdale, MS; RFN:Samuel
Misc: some say d. Dec 10 or b. 1935
Group Names: The Soul Stirrers (lead), soloist
Song Titles: You Send Me, Wonderful World. Chain Gang, Twistin' The Night Away

🎭Bill Bixby -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1934 d.11/21/1993 (59)
TV/Movie Actor, TV Director, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in San Francisco
TV Shows: Joey Bishop Show, My Favorite Martian (as Tim O'Hara), The Courtship of Eddie's Father (as Tom Corbett), The Magician (as Anthony Blake), Masquerade Party, Rich Man Poor Man, The Incredible Hulk (as David Bruce Banner), Goodnight Beantown (as Matt Cassidy)

🎭Seymour Cassel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1935 N.S. d.4/7/2019 N.S. (84)
Movie Actor
Movie Titles: The Crew, Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, Indecent Proposal, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

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Jeff (Chef) Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1939 d.7/9/2004 (65)
Chef
TV Shows: The Frugal Gourmet

🎭John Hurt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1940 d.1/27/2017 N.S. (77)
Movie Actor, English
Names/Places: b. in Shirebrook
Movie Titles: V is for Vendetta, Hellboy, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, The Elephant Man, Midnight Express, Alien, History of the World Part I, Heaven's Gate, Contact, The Proposition

🎵Addie "Micky" Harris -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1940 d.6/10/1982 (42)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Shirelles

🎵Malcolm McLaren -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1946 d.4/8/2010 (64)
Music Producer, Songwriter, British
Misc: Music Manager
Group Names: Sex Pistols (founder), Adam Ant (founder), Bow Wow Wow (founder)

🏆⚾Senichi Hoshino -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1947 N.S. d.1/4/2018 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Manager, Baseball Pitcher, Japanese
Misc: member of the Japanese Baseball Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Chunichi Dragons (player, then manager), Hanshin Tigers, Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles

🎵🎸Michael Hutchence -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1960 d.11/22/1997 (37)
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer, Australian
Names/Places: b. in Sydney, Australia
Group Names: INXS (lead), Max Q

🎵Daniel Johnston -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1961 N.S. d.9/11/2019 N.S. (58)
Songwriter, Singer
Misc: Visual Artist; a significant figure in outsider lo-fi and alternative music scenes.

🏆🏈Toddrick McIntosh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/22/1972 d.9/5/2014 N.S. (42)
NFL Defensive End

🎨Andrea del Sarto -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/16/1486 d.1/22/1531 (44)
Painter, Italian
Names/Places: RN:Andrea Domenico d'Agnolo di Francesco

👑Shah Jahan -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/5/1592 d.1/22/1666 (74)
King, India
Misc: emperor of India who built the Taj Mahal

🎖Lewis Morris -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1726 d.1/22/1798 (71)
Revolutionary
Misc: Declaration of Independence signer

🎖Molly Pitcher -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/13/1754 d.1/22/1832 (77)
Revolutionary
Names/Places: RN:Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley
Misc: carried water to American soldiers during the battle of Monmouth

🎭Charles John Kean -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/18/1811 d.1/22/1868 (57)
Stage Actor, Irish
Misc: theater manager

🎵John Dykes -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1823 d.1/22/1876 (52)
Composer, British

David Edward Hughes -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/16/1831 d.1/22/1900 (68)
Inventor, Professor, British
Misc: famed for the Printing Telegraph & Microphone

👑Queen Victoria Of Great Britian -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/24/1819 d.1/22/1901 (81)
Queen, British
Names/Places: b. in London
Misc: held longest reign (63 yr, 7 mo) of any British monarch; span 1837-1901

Pope Benedict XV -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/21/1854 d.1/22/1922 (67)
Religious Leader
Misc: 258th Roman Catholic pope (1914-22)

James Bryce -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/10/1838 d.1/22/1922 (83)
Statesman, Scholar, British

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📰James Ford Rhodes -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/1/1848 d.1/22/1927 (78)
Historian
Misc: businessman and historian, best known for his multivolume investigation of the antebellum, American Civil War, and Reconstruction periods of the United States' history.

💰Stephen Mather -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1867 d.1/22/1930 (62)
Industrialist
Misc: organizer of the U.S. National Park Service

✍🎭Elisabeth Marbury -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/19/1856 d.1/22/1933 (76)
Writer, Producer
Misc: a pioneering theatrical and literary agent and producer

🏆⚾Louis Santop -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/17/1890 d.1/22/1942 (52)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Figure
Misc: was an African-American baseball catcher in the Negro leagues. He became "one of the earliest superstars" and "black baseball's first legitimate home-run slugger" (Riley).

🏆🎾Henry W. Slocum -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/28/1862 d.1/22/1949 (86)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
Misc: US Open 1888

🎭Alan Hale Sr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/10/1892 d.1/22/1950 (57)
Movie Actor
Names/Places: Alan Hale Jr.'s dad
Misc: Errol Flynn's sidekick in films

🏆🎾Elisabeth Moore -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/5/1876 d.1/22/1959 (82)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

🏆🏁John Michael Hawthorn -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/10/1929 d.1/22/1959 (29)
Auto Racer, Australian
Misc: the first British world-champion driver (1958)

🎭Herbert Marshall -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/23/1890 d.1/22/1966 (75)
TV/Movie Actor, English
Names/Places: b. in London
Movie Titles: Murder, Razor's Edge, Little Foxes

🏆🏁🏊🏄Duke Paoa Kahanamoku -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/24/1890 N.S. d.1/22/1968 N.S. (77)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Surfer, Hawaiian
Names/Places: RN: Duke Paoa Kahinu Mokoe Hulikohola Kahanamoku
Misc: 100-m swimmer, won Olympic gold 1912 & 1920; His many swimming records have since been broken, and Duke is now remembered primarily for popularizing surfing, but in his day he was the best swimmer the world had ever seen.

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🏆🏁🏍Floyd Clymer -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/26/1895 N.S. d.1/22/1970 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, Motorcyclist
Misc: a pioneer in the sport of motorcycling, was a racer, a motorcycle dealer and distributor, a magazine publisher, a racing promoter, an author, and a motorcycle manufacturer.

📰⚖💰Harry Guggenheim -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/23/1890 d.1/22/1971 (80)
Publisher, Publisher, Diplomat, Businessperson, Philanthropist
Misc: co-founded Newsday

Lyndon Baines Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/27/1908 d.1/22/1973 (64)
President/Vice President
Names/Places: b. in Stonewall, TX
Misc: 36th U.S. President 1963-69; 37th U.S. Vice President

🎭Leon Lontoc -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/20/1908 d.1/22/1974 (65)
Actor
TV Shows: Burke's Law (as Henry the chauffeur)

🏆🥊Pascual Pérez -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/24/1926 d.1/22/1977 (50)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Argentine

🎨Stow Wengenroth -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/25/1906 d.1/22/1978 (71)
Artist, Lithographer

Edward Farber -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/22/1914 d.1/22/1982 (67)
Inventor
Misc: Portable strobe light for still cameras

🎵Tommy Tucker -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/5/1933 d.1/22/1982 (48)
Pianist, Soul Singer
Names/Places: RN:Robert Higginbotham
Song Titles: Hi-Heel Sneakers

🏆⚾Willie Wells -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/10/1906 d.1/22/1989 (82)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Shortstop
Names/Places: NN:The Devil
Misc: Negro League
Sports Teams: St. Louis Stars (1924-31), Detroit Wolves (1932), Homestead Grays (1932, 1937), Kansas City Monarchs (1932), Chicago American Giants (1929, 1933-35), Newark Eagles (1936-39, 1942, 1945), Birmingham Black Barons (1941), New York Black Yankees (1945-46), Baltimore Elite Giants (1946), Indianapolis Clowns (1947), Memphis Red Sox (1948), Veracruz (1940-41, 1944), Tampico (1943), Mexico City (1944), Newark Eagles (manager, 1942, 1945), Indianapolis Clowns (manager, 1947)

🏆🥊Billy (Boxer) Graham -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/9/1922 d.1/22/1992 (69)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🏆🏀James C. "Jim" Pollard -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/9/1922 d.1/22/1993 (70)
Hall of Famer, NBA Forward, College Basketball Player
Names/Places: NN:Jumpin' Jim
Misc: 5x NBA champ, 4x NBA All-Star, college star at Stanford, high leaping star forward for the Minneapolis Lakers in the 1950s, helped them win multiple championships.
Sports Teams: Stanford University, Minneapolis Lakers (1947-1955)

🎵Patricia Brooks -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/7/1937 d.1/22/1993 (55)
Opera Soprano

🎭Telly Savalas -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/21/1922 d.1/22/1994 (72)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Garden City, N.Y.; RFN:Aristoteles Harris
Misc: Who loves ya baby?; some say b. 1924
TV Shows: Kojak (as Lt. Theo Kojak)
Movie Titles: On Her Majesty's Secret Service

🎭Jean-Louis Barrault -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/8/1910 d.1/22/1994 (83)
Movie Actor, Movie Director, French
Names/Places: Madeleine Renaud's hubby

Irving B. Kahn -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/30/1917 d.1/22/1994 (76)
Inventor
Misc: the Teleprompter

Rose Kennedy -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/22/1890 d.1/22/1995 (104)
Celebrity Relative
Names/Places: b. in Boston; MaN:Fitzgerald
Misc: family matriarch; bore 9 children, who bore 29 grandchildren, who bore 26 great-grandchildren as of 07-92

🎵Ron Holden -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/7/1939 d.1/22/1997 (57)
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Playboys, soloist

💰William Batten -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/4/1909 d.1/22/1999 (89)
Businessperson
Misc: chairman & CEO of the New York Stock Exchange 1976-84

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🎵Jimmy Day -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/9/1934 d.1/22/1999 (65)
Country Guitarist
Misc: a steel guitarist who performed with Willie Nelson and became one of the most in-demand musicians in Nashville

Jean MacArthur -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/28/1898 d.1/22/2000 (101)
Celebrity Spouse
Names/Places: RN: Jean Marie Faircloth; Gen. Douglas MacArthur's wife

🏆🥊Giacomo Costa -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/14/1919 d.1/22/2000 (80)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: aka Al Costello, NN: The Man of A Thousand Holds

✍⚛📰Craig Claiborne -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/4/1920 d.1/22/2000 (79)
Author, Chef, Editor, Columnist, Gay
Misc: food critic, cookbooks

🏆⚾Tommy Lee Agee -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/9/1942 d.1/22/2001 (58)
MLB Outfielder
Misc: 2x Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Chicago White Sox

🎵Henry R. "Hank" Cosby -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/12/1928 N.S. d.1/22/2002 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, Arranger, Songwriter, Musician
Misc: he worked for Motown Records during the company's early and formative years in Detroit

💰Stanley Marcus -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/20/1905 d.1/22/2002 (96)
Executive
Names/Places: son of founder of Neiman-Marcus

🎨Bill Mauldin -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/29/1921 d.1/22/2003 (81)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Stars & Stripes; depicted squalid life of the G.I. in WWII with two G.I.'s Willie & Joe

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🎵🎷Billy May -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/10/1916 d.1/22/2004 (87)
Arranger, Composer, Bandleader, Jazz Trumpeter
Group Names: Frank Sinatra's backing bandleader
Album Titles: The United States of America (bandleader for Stan Freberg's album)
TV Shows: Batman, Mod Squad, Emergency, Naked City, CHiPs

🎭🎵Ann Miller -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/12/1923 d.1/22/2004 (80)
Movie/Stage Actress, Dancer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Cherino, TX; RN:Lucille Ann Collier
Misc: some say b. 1922

Rose Mary Woods -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/26/1917 d.1/22/2005 (87)
Government Official
Misc: secretary who erased parts of Watergate tapes

🎭Heath Ledger -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/4/1979 d.1/22/2008 (28)
Movie Actor
Movie Titles: 10 Things I Hate About You, The Patriot, The Four Feathers, The Order, The Brothers Grimm, Brokeback Mountain, Casanova, The Dark Knight

🎭James Mitchell -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/29/1920 d.1/22/2010 (89)
Soap Actor
TV Shows: All My Children (as Palmer Courtlandt)

🎭Johnny Seven -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/23/1926 d.1/22/2010 (83)
Actor
TV Shows: Ironside (as Lt. Carl Reese)

🎭Jean Simmons -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/31/1929 d.1/22/2010 (80)
TV/Movie Actress, English
Names/Places: b. in London; Stewart Granger's wife
TV Shows: Dark Shadows (as Elizabeth Collins Stoddard)

🏆Jennifer Lyn Jackson -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/21/1969 d.1/22/2010 (40)
Playmate
Misc: April 1989

🎭Dick Tufeld -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/11/1926 d.1/22/2012 (85)
Actor
TV Shows: Lost in Space (as the robot)

🏆🏈Joe Paterno -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/21/1926 d.1/22/2012 (85)
Hall of Famer, Outlaw, College Football Coach
Misc: has coached Penn State to 2 national titles (1982,86)
Sports Teams: Penn State (asst. coach 1950-1965), Penn State (coach 1966-2011)

🎭Luis Ávalos -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/2/1946 d.1/22/2014 (67)
TV Actor, Cuban
Misc: Cuban-Hispanic
TV Shows: Condo, E/R, The Electric Company

🎭🏆🏁🎿Pierre Jalbert -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/9/1925 d.1/22/2014 (89)
Actor, Skier, Canadian

Wendell Hampton Ford -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/8/1924 d.1/22/2015 (90)
Senator
Misc: Minority Whip

💰Peggy Charren -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/9/1928 d.1/22/2015 (86)
Leader
Misc: Action for Children's TV founder

🎮Masaya Nakamura -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/24/1925 N.S. d.1/22/2017 N.S. (91)
Video Game Company Owner, Japanese
Misc: founder of Namco, famous for the game Pac-Man

🏆⚾Yordano Ventura -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/3/1991 N.S. d.1/22/2017 N.S. (25)
MLB Pitcher, Dominican Republican

🎵🎸Peter "Overend" Watts -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/13/1947 N.S. d.1/22/2017 N.S. (69)
Songwriter, Singer, Rock & Roll Bassist, English
Misc: some say b. 1949
Group Names: Mott The Hopple

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🎵Jackie Liebesit -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/26/1938 N.S. d.1/22/2017 N.S. (78)
Drummer, German
Misc: a sought-after sessionist; sources can't agree on birth year
Group Names: Can, sessionist

✍🎭🎵Shorty Castro -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1928 N.S. d.1/22/2018 N.S. (89)
Comedy Writer, Radio Host, Comedian, Stage Director, Dancer, Composer, Singer, Musician, Puerto Rican
Names/Places: RN: Israel Castro Vélez
Misc: his career spanned over 60 years

🏆⚽Jimmy Armfield -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/21/1935 d.1/22/2018 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Sports Commentator, Soccer Player, English
Misc: CBE, DL; right back and manager

Ursula K. LeGuin -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/21/1929 d.1/22/2018 N.S. (88)
Author, Short Story Writer, Children's Author, Sci-fi Writer
Names/Places: b. in Berkley, CA
Book Titles: Lathe of Heaven, Left Hand of Darkness, Searoad

🎵Preston Shannon -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/23/1947 N.S. d.1/22/2018 N.S. (70)
Songwriter, Blues Singer/Guitarist
Misc: electric blues and soul blues

🎭James Frawley -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/29/1936 N.S. d.1/22/2019 N.S. (82)
Actor, Director
Names/Places: William's son
TV Shows: The Monkees (director)
Movie Titles: The Muppet Movie (director and actor)

🎭John Karlen -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/28/1933 N.S. d.1/22/2020 N.S. (86)
Actor
TV Shows: Cagney & Lacey (as Harvey Lacey), The Winds of War

✍🎭Walter Bernstein -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/20/1919 N.S. d.1/22/2021 N.S. (101)
Screenwriter, Movie Producer
Misc: blacklisted by the Hollywood movie studios in the 1950s

🏆🏈Tony Jones -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/24/1966 d.1/22/2021 N.S. (54)
NFL Player

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🏆⚾Henry Louis "Hammerin Hank" Aaron -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/5/1934 N.S. d.1/22/2021 N.S. (86)
Hall of Famer, MLB Right Fielder
Names/Places: b. in Mobile, Alabama
Misc: 25x All-Star (1955-1975), NL MVP 1957, 3x Gold Glove, 4x Home Run Leader and RBI Leader; Braves #44 and Brewers #44 retired; baseball's greatest slugger; Hank broke Babe Ruth's home run record of 714; led NL in HRs and RBI 4 times each and batting twice with Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves; played in 24 All-Star Games, all-time leader in HRs (755) and RBI (2,297), 3rd in hits (3,771), career 6,856 total bases; executive with the Braves and TBS, Inc.
Sports Teams: Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves (1954-1974), Milwaukee Brewers (1975-1976)

🎵James Purify -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/12/1944 N.S. d.1/22/2021 N.S. (76)
Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer
Group Names: James and Bobby Purify
Song Titles: I'm Your Puppet

John Winthrop -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.1/12/1588 Ju-1 or 1/12/1587 J-LD or 1/22/1588 N.S. d.3/26/1649 J-LD (61)
Governor, Lawyer, English
Misc: the first governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, ✪ “Industrial Disease” by Dire Straits peaked at number 75 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1955, ✪ “Make Yourself Comfortable” by Sarah Vaughan peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, ✪ “Rock The Casbah” by The Clash peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1966, ✪ “The Duck” by Jackie Lee peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “A Must To Avoid” by Herman's Hermits peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1977, “After The Lovin'” by Engelbert Humperdinck peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Ain't Nobody Home” by B.B. King peaked at number 46 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “All For Love” by Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart And Sting peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “All Touch” by Rough Trade peaked at number 58 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Amazing” by Aerosmith peaked at number 24 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Angels” by Robbie Williams peaked at number 53 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Are You Serious” by Tyrone Davis peaked at number 57 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Are You There (With Another Girl)” by Dionne Warwick peaked at number 39 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Awful Beautiful Life” by Darryl Worley peaked at number 30 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Breathe Again” by Toni Braxton peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Breathe And Stop” by Q-Tip peaked at number 71 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Bring It All To Me” by Blaque (Ivory) Featuring 'N Sync peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1944, “Cherry” by Harry James And His Music Makers peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Daughters” by John Mayer peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Day Tripper” by The Beatles peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Deep Inside” by Mary J. Blige Featuring Elton John peaked at number 63 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1955, “Dim Dim The Lights” by Bill Haley And His Comets peaked at number 11 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Dreams” by Gabrielle peaked at number 26 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Feet Don't Fail Me Now” by Utopia peaked at number 82 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Forever” by Little Steven And The Disciples Of Soul peaked at number 63 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Funny How Time Slips Away” by The (Detroit) Spinners peaked at number 67 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Get Back” by Roy Head And The Traits peaked at number 88 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Goodnight My Love” by Ben E. King peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Got To Get It” by Sisqó Featuring Make It Hot peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Hand To Hold On To” by John Mellencamp peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Happier” by Paul Anka peaked at number 60 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Hey Big Brother” by Rare Earth peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1977, “I Wish” by Stevie Wonder peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “I'm In Love” by Lisa Keith peaked at number 84 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “If I Could See The Light” by The 8th Day peaked at number 79 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “If You Gotta Make A Fool Of Somebody” by Maxine Brown peaked at number 63 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “It's One Of Those Nights (Yes Love)” by The Partridge Family peaked at number 20 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Just Like Me” by Paul Revere And The Raiders peaked at number 11 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Learn To Fly” by Foo Fighters peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1955, “Let Me Go Lover” by Joan Weber peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Lies” by Knickerbockers peaked at number 20 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1955, “Ling Ting Tong” by Charms peaked at number 26 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Live, Laugh, Love” by Clay Walker peaked at number 74 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Look Through Any Window” by The Hollies peaked at number 32 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things)” by Martha Reeves And The Vandellas peaked at number 70 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Love And Liberty” by Laura Lee peaked at number 94 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Lovers And Friends” by Lil Jon And The East Side Boyz Featuring Usher And Ludacris peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Meet Virginia” by Train peaked at number 20 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Miss You In A Heartbeat” by Def Leppard peaked at number 39 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Mr. Vain” by Culture Beat peaked at number 17 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1944, “My Heart Tells Me (Should I Believe My Heart?)” by Glen Gray And His Orchestra Featuring Eugenie Baird peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2011, “No Hands” by Waka Flocka Flame Featuring Roscoe Dash And Wal peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “No More Rain (In This Cloud)” by Angie Stone peaked at number 56 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “None Of Ur Friends Business” by Ginuwine peaked at number 48 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Only U” by Ashanti peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Pirate” by Cher peaked at number 93 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Pop A Top” by Alan Jackson peaked at number 43 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Prisoner (Captured By Your Eyes)” by L.A. Jets peaked at number 86 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Put It In A Magazine” by Sonny Charles peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Rhythm Divine” by Enrique Iglesias peaked at number 32 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Rock And Roll Stew” by Traffic peaked at number 93 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Said I Loved You...But I Lied” by Michael Bolton peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Sandy” by Ronny And The Daytonas peaked at number 27 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1944, “Shoo-Shoo-Shoo, Baby” by The Andrews Sisters With Vic Schoen And His Orchestra peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Slow And Easy” by Roger And Zapp peaked at number 43 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Somebody To Love” by Queen peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Someone To Lay Down Beside Me” by Linda Ronstadt peaked at number 42 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2011, “Somewhere With You” by Kenny Chesney peaked at number 31 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Spring Affair” by Donna Summer peaked at number 58 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Still Taking Chances” by Michael Murphey peaked at number 76 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Sugar Daddy” by The Jackson 5 peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1955, “Teach Me Tonight” by Jo Stafford peaked at number 28 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “The Quittin' Kind” by Joe Diffie peaked at number 90 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Thunderball” by Tom Jones peaked at number 25 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Way Back Home” by Junior Walker And The All Stars peaked at number 52 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “What If I Said I Love You” by Unipop peaked at number 71 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Where The Sun Has Never Shone” by Jonathan King peaked at number 97 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “You Are Everything” by The Stylistics peaked at number 9 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “You Didn't Have To Be So Nice” by The Lovin' Spoonful peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “You Don't Know Like I Know” by Sam And Dave peaked at number 90 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “You Really Got A Hold On Me” by Gayle McCormick peaked at number 98 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, ✪ “Der Kommissar” by After The Fire peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, ✪ “Der Kommissar” by Falco peaked at number 11 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1966, ✪ “Like A Dribblin' Fram” by Race Marbles peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, ✪ “Pass The Dutchie” by Musical Youth peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, ✪ “Rock The Casbah” by The Clash peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1977, “After The Lovin'” by Engelbert Humperdinck peaked at number 7 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “American Pie” by Don McLean peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Before You” by Chantal Kreviazuk peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Broomstick Cowboy” by Bobby Goldsboro peaked at number 20 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Come On Eileen” by Dexy's Midnight Runners And The Emerald Express peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Drivin' Wheel” by Foghat peaked at number 41 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Falling Away From Me” by Korn peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2011, “Grenade” by Bruno Mars peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Hallelujah” by Sweathog peaked at number 15 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2011, “Hey Baby (Drop It To The Floor)” by Pitbull Featuring T-Pain peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Home” by Three Days Grace peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, “I Do” by The J. Geils Band peaked at number 30 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Jeans On” by David Dundas peaked at number 13 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Let's Ride” by Choclair peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Mademoiselle” by Styx peaked at number 25 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Me And Bobby McGee” by Jerry Lee Lewis peaked at number 50 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “My Boy” by Richard Harris peaked at number 38 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “No Good To Cry” by The Poppy Family peaked at number 8 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1966, “No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In)” by The T-Bones peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “One Monkey Don't Stop No Show” by Honey Cone peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Said I Loved You...But I Lied” by Michael Bolton peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Satin Pillow” by Bobby Vinton peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Save Me” by The Tea Party peaked at number 20 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Somebody To Love” by Queen peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Stargazer” by The Tea Party peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Start Again” by Surrender peaked at number 38 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Stay (Faraway, So Close!)” by U2 peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Take It Slow (Out In The Country)” by Lighthouse peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2005, “The One” by Ray Robinson Featuring Kid Kut And The Black Jays peaked at number 21 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Thunderball” by Tom Jones peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1994, “What's My Name?” by Snoop Dogg (as Snoop Doggy Dogg) peaked at number 8 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Whispering/Cherchez la femme/Se si bon” by Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band peaked at number 23 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Yesterday's Hero” by Bay City Rollers peaked at number 33 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1983, “You Can't Hurry Love” by Phil Collins peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1977, “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing” by Leo Sayer peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1966, ✪ “A Hard Day's Night” by Peter Sellers peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, ✪ “I Got You Babe” by Cher With Beavis And Butt-Head peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2011, ✪ “I Just Had Sex” by The Lonely Island Featuring Akon peaked at number 68 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, ✪ “Make A Circuit With Me” by Polecats peaked at number 76 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, ✪ “Supermodel (You Better Work) / Little Drummer Boy” by RuPaul peaked at number 61 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “A Horse With No Name” by America peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Action” by Def Leppard peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Astral America” by Apollo Four Forty peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Autumn Leaves” by Coldcut peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Bless You” by Martha Reeves And The Vandellas peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Brand New Key” by Melanie peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Breakin'” by The Music peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Cacharpaya (Andes Pumpsa Daeis)” by Incantation peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Come Baby Come” by K7 peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Coming Down / When You Sleep” by Longview peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Dance Sucker” by Set The Tone peaked at number 62 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Dear Lie” by TLC peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Dr. Love” by Tina Charles peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Ebb Tide” by The Righteous Brothers peaked at number 48 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2011, “Empire State Of Mind” by Glee Cast peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Empty Souls” by Manic Street Preachers peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “European Female” by The Stranglers peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Everyday” by Phil Collins peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Fat Man” by Southern Death Cult peaked at number 88 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Festival Time” by San Remo Golden Strings peaked at number 39 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Four Kicks” by Kings Of Leon peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Frontline” by Stevie Wonder peaked at number 94 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Getto Jam” by Domino peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Give And Take” by The Pioneers peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2011, “Grenade” by Bruno Mars peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2011, “H.A.M.” by KanYe West Featuring Jay-Z peaked at number 30 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Haitian Divorce” by Heatwave peaked at number 44 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Haitian Divorce” by Steely Dan peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1955, “Happy Days And Lonely Nights” by Suzi Miller And The Johnston Brothers peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Heartache Avenue” by The Maisonettes peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Here I Stand” by Bitty McLean peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Hot Boyz” by Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Featuring NAS, Eve And Q-Tip) peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1955, “I Can't Tell A Waltz From A Tango” by Alma Cogan peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “I Just Can't Help Believing” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “I Miss You” by Haddaway peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “I Stand Accused” by The Merseybeats peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1977, “I Wish” by Stevie Wonder peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2011, “Invincible” by Tinie Tempah Featuring Kelly Rowland peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2011, “It's O.K.” by CeeLo Green peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Jealous Heart” by Connie Francis peaked at number 44 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2011, “Jungle” by Professor Green peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Keep On Running” by The Spencer Davis Group peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Let It Be Me” by Justin peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Let's Hang On” by The Four Seasons peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Live Twice” by Darius peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Message II (Survival)” by Melle Mel And Duke Bootee peaked at number 74 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Midnight To Six Man” by The Pretty Things peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “More Than I Needed To Know” by Scooch peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2011, “More” by Usher peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1955, “Mr. Sandman” by Max Bygraves peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “My Love Is Waiting” by Marvin Gaye peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “My Ship Is Coming In” by The Walker Brothers peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “No More” by Roni Size Featuring Beverley Knight peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Nobody But You” by Gladys Knight And The Pips peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Nuthin' But A 'G' Thang / Let Me Ride” by Dr. Dre Featuring Snoop Dogg (as Snoop Doggy Dogg) / Dr. Dre peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Once Upon A Time” by The Pogues peaked at number 66 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Pornography” by Client peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Rainbow Country” by Bob Marley vs. Funkstar De Luxe peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Rise” by Eddie Amador peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Saturn 5” by Inspiral Carpets peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Save Our Love” by Eternal peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Searching” by Jamie Scott peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Serious” by Pop peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1955, “Shake, Rattle And Roll” by Bill Haley And His Comets peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2011, “Shine A Light” by McFly Featuring Taio Cruz peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Sideshow” by Barry Biggs peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “So Close” by Diana Ross peaked at number 43 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Somebody Told Me” by The Killers peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Something In Common” by Bobby Brown And Whitney Houston peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Stand Tough” by Point Break peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Staring At The Sun” by Rooster peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Stop Loving Me, Stop Loving You” by Daryl Hall peaked at number 30 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Strings Of Life (Stronger On My Own)” by Soul Central Featuring Kathy Brown peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Strip” by Pink Grease peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Take Me For What I'm Worth” by The Searchers peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Take Me To Your Heart Again” by Vince Hill peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2011, “Telephone” by Glee Cast peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “The Masses Against The Classes” by Manic Street Preachers peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1983, “The Story Of The Blues” by Wah! peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “The Very Thought Of You” by Tony Bennett peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Theme From 'The Onedin Line'” by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Things Can Only Get Better” by D:Ream peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Thru The Glass” by Thirteen Senses peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Thunderball” by Tom Jones peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “U Know What's Up” by Donell Jones peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “U” by Loni Clark peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Vaporizer” by Lupine Howl peaked at number 68 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2005, “When The Dawn Breaks” by Narcotic Thrust peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2011, “Who's That Chick?” by David Guetta Featuring Rihanna peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Wild Side Of Life” by Status Quo peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Winter Melody” by Donna Summer peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Your Ghost” by Kristin Hersh Featuring Michael Stipe peaked at number 45 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, ✪ “I'm A Punk / Doug's Dub” by The Rude Band peaked at number 26 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1983, ✪ “Peek-A-Boo! / Find Out” by Devo peaked at number 45 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1977, ✪ “You've Gotta Have A Beer Mate / Sorrow” by Nev Nicholls And The Country Playboys peaked at number 50 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1994, “All For Love” by Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart And Sting peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Baby It's You” by JoJo Featuring Bow Wow peaked at number 16 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Back On The Chain Gang / My City Was Gone” by The Pretenders peaked at number 11 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1949, “Buttons And Bows” by Dinah Shore or Gene Autry peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Dare You To Move” by Switchfoot peaked at number 35 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Day By Day” by Colleen Hewett And Judy Stone peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Dear Lie” by TLC peaked at number 35 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2011, “Dirty Talk” by Wynter Gordon peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Dreaming” by Scribe peaked at number 23 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Heartlight / You Don't Know Me” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 29 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Hi, Honey, Ho” by Daddy Cool peaked at number 16 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1983, “I'm So Excited / Heart Beat” by The Pointer Sisters peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Into Your Arms” by The Lemonheads peaked at number 46 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1966, “It's My Life” by The Animals peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Love And Other Bruises / If You Knew Me” by Air Supply peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Love My Way / Aeroplane” by The Psychedelic Furs peaked at number 23 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Lover” by Amen peaked at number 41 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Mascara” by Killing Heidi peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Maximum Overdrive” by 2 Unlimited peaked at number 32 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1983, “My Friend / It's Not All That Easy” by Simon Gallaher And Jackie Love peaked at number 27 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Numb / Encore” by Jay-Z Featuring Linkin Park peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Put 'Em High” by Stonebridge Featuring Therese peaked at number 33 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Relax '93” by Frankie Goes To Hollywood peaked at number 22 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Rumors” by Lindsay Lohan peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1955, “Serenade” by Mario Lanza peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Someday, Someday” by Thirsty Merc peaked at number 19 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Ten Days” by Missy Higgins peaked at number 12 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1949, “The Thousand Island Song” by Louis Prima peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2005, “The Weekend” by Michael Gray peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1977, “This Time / Dreaded Moroczy Bind” by Dragon peaked at number 26 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2011, “Tonight (I'm Lovin' You)” by Enrique Iglesias Featuring Ludacris And DJ Frank E peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1966, “We Can Work It Out / Day Tripper” by The Beatles peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1955, “West Of Zanzibar” by Anthony Steel And The Radio Revellers peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1994, “What Is Love?” by Haddaway peaked at number 12 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2011, “Who's That Chick?” by David Guetta Featuring Rihanna peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Wonderful” by Ja Rule Featuring R. Kelly And Ashanti peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Yesterday Man” by Chris Andrews peaked at number 12 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1977, “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing / Magdalena” by Leo Sayer peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1966, “You're The One” by Petula Clark peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1983, ✪ “Dr. Heckyll And Mr. Jive” by Men At Work peaked at number 16 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2011, ✪ “I Just Had Sex” by The Lonely Island Featuring Akon peaked at number 30 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2000, “2 Times” by Ann Lee peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Bye Bye Baby” by Madonna peaked at number 43 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Every Day I Love You” by Boyzone peaked at number 24 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Flying Without Wings” by Westlife peaked at number 6 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Heartlight” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 23 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2011, “Hello” by Martin Solveig Featuring Dragonette peaked at number 5 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Hey Mr. D.J.” by Zhané peaked at number 20 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Hey Now (Mean Muggin')” by Xzibit peaked at number 21 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2011, “Hold It Against Me” by Britney Spears peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1994, “House Of Love” by The Exponents peaked at number 25 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2000, “I Got A Girl” by Lou Bega peaked at number 48 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “It's Raining Again” by Supertramp peaked at number 19 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Mr. Vain” by Culture Beat peaked at number 10 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2005, “On The Way Down” by Ryan Cabrera peaked at number 26 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Real To Me” by Brian McFadden peaked at number 16 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Sexual Healing” by Marvin Gaye peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Starmaker” by The Kids From Fame peaked at number 15 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2005, “Sunshine” by Twista peaked at number 11 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1994, “The Key: The Secret” by Urban Cookie Collective peaked at number 31 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “This Is Goodbye” by Hip Singles peaked at number 24 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Topp Twins Go Vinyl” by Topp Twins peaked at number 34 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Undone” by Stellar* peaked at number 13 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Up Where We Belong” by Joe Cocker And Jennifer Warnes peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Zoom” by Fat Larry's Band peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1994, ✪ “Funk Dat (Why Is It?)” by Sagat peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1972, “All I Ever Need Is You” by Monica And Oscar Benton peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2000, “All I Really Want” by Kim Lukas peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Ay ay waar blijft Maria” by Jack de Nijs peaked at number 28 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Dancing Shoes” by Houseband peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Dat kump der now van” by Normaal peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Een vrouw zoals jij” by Hans de Booy peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Flying Without Wings” by Westlife peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Giddyap A Gogo” by Ad Visser And Daniel Sahuleka peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Goodnight Saigon” by Billy Joel peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1977, “I Like Your Style” by Tony Wilson peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1966, “J'aime” by Adamo peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1977, “January, February” by Dutch Rhythm Steel And Show Band peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Magic Man” by Heart peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1966, “My Generation” by The Who peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1994, “No Rain” by Blind Melon peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1966, “Rubber Soul [Album]” by The Beatles peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “Shoot Your Shot” by Divine peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Spring Affair” by Donna Summer peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1983, “The Devil Made Me Do It” by Golden Earring peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2000, “What A Girl Wants” by Christina Aguilera peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Wild Side Of Life” by Status Quo peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1977, ✪ “Disco Duck” by Rick Dees And His Cast Of Idiots peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1977, “A Little Bit More” by Dr. Hook peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2000, “All I Really Want” by Kim Lukas peaked at number 17 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Back In My Life” by Alice Deejay peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Come On And Do It” by Pandora peaked at number 5 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Doctor Kiss-Kiss” by 5000 Volts peaked at number 17 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Every Day I Love You” by Boyzone peaked at number 13 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2000, “If I Could Turn Back The Hands Of Time” by R. Kelly peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1977, “If You Leave Me Now” by Chicago peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Man! I Feel Like A Woman!” by Shania Twain peaked at number 20 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Mystery Song” by Status Quo peaked at number 13 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Pincushion” by ZZ Top peaked at number 11 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Play Dead” by Björk With David Arnold peaked at number 7 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Rhythm Divine” by Enrique Iglesias peaked at number 18 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1994, “What's Up?” by DJ Miko peaked at number 17 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2000, “All I Really Want” by Kim Lukas peaked at number 9 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Des Teufels Antwort” by DJ Darkzone peaked at number 23 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Feels Like Heaven” by Urban Cookie Collective peaked at number 11 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2000, “Back In My Life” by Alice Deejay peaked at number 11 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Lucky Star” by Superfunk Featuring Ron Carroll peaked at number 3 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Mon manège à moi” by Étienne Daho peaked at number 4 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Parce que c'est toi” by Axelle Red peaked at number 2 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Rouge” by Fredericks, Goldman And Jones peaked at number 18 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Shine” by Charles And Eddie peaked at number 3 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2000, “Adelante” by Sash! peaked at number 7 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Born To Make You Happy” by Britney Spears peaked at number 3 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Dear Jessie” by Rollergirl peaked at number 10 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1972, “En tur rundt i byen” by Finn Kalvik peaked at number 6 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1983, “If I Had You” by Dire Straits peaked at number 9 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Just Missed The Train” by Trine Rein peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Kiss (When The Sun Don't Shine)” by Vengaboys peaked at number 20 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Kvakk kvakk” by Barnevaktene peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Sex Bomb” by Tom Jones And Mousse T. peaked at number 18 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2000, “The Masses Against The Classes” by Manic Street Preachers peaked at number 12 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1972, “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” by Joan Baez peaked at number 7 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2000, “The Other Fool EP” by Motorpsycho peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1972, ✪ “(Is This The Way To) Amarillo?” by Tony Christie peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Anita” by Costa Cordalis peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Bye Bye Baby” by Madonna peaked at number 28 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Dear Lie” by TLC peaked at number 29 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Feels Like Heaven” by Urban Cookie Collective peaked at number 9 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Joy” by Staxx peaked at number 30 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1994, “Mountain Mama” by Gotthard peaked at number 11 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Tell Me Why” by Prezioso Featuring Marvin peaked at number 9 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1994, “The Sign” by Ace Of Base peaked at number 4 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1994, “U Got 2 Let The Music” by Cappella peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2000, “What A Girl Wants” by Christina Aguilera peaked at number 17 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Where I'm Headed” by Lene Marlin peaked at number 28 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Why Does My Heart Feel So Bad?” by Moby peaked at number 4 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

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In 1771, Spain ceded the Falkland Islands to Britain. In 1982, Argentina — which had laid claim to the wind-swept isles in the South Atlantic — would invade the Falklands, triggering a war with Britain. It took British forces a month or more to mobilize and make the trip to the other end of the Atlantic…but then they kicked some serious Argentine butt and won back the Falklands, where the sheep outnumber the human residents.

In 1901, After 63 years England stops sale of Queen Victoria postage stamps series and begins King Edward VII series. Wonder what prompted that action?

In 1901, An era ended in England with the death of Britianʹs Queen Victoria at age 82 after reigning from 1837-1901. She was succeeded by her son, Edward VII.

In 1924, KGO-AM in San Francisco, California begins radio transmissions.

In 1934, The comic strip “Secret Agent X-9” debut.

In 1938, Thornton Wilderʹs Pulitzer-winning play of small-town life in Groverʹs Corners, New Hampshire, “Our Town”, was performed publicly for the first time, at the McCarter Theater in Princeton, New Jersey.

In 1943, Temperature rises 49 degrees F in two minutes in Spearfish, South Dakota.

In 1947, K.T.L.A. (then as KTL) channel five, the first commercial TV station west of the Mississippi, signed on the air in Hollywood, California. The station is now seen via satellite across the U.S. and is owned by Tribune Broadcasting. They purchased the station from long-time owner, Gene Autry, who owned the Golden West Broadcasting chain and the California Angels baseball team.

In 1951, Fidel Castro was ejected from a winter league game for beaning batters. In his younger days, the dictator was a minor league pitcher of some note.

In 1953, Tom Lehrer recorded in one hour “Songs by Tom Lehrer”, that was self-marketed later that year. It cost $15 to produce! He pressed over 400 copies of the 10-inch disc.

In 1955, On the cover of TV Guide: “Ed Sullivan” (with the caption, 'What makes Ed Sullivan laugh?'). Other Articles: Disneyland Album

In 1955, “Ozark Jubilee,” the first popular country music series on American network television, premiered on ABC featuring Red Foley.

In 1956, Raymond Burr starred as Captain Lee Quince in the “Fort Laramie” debut on CBS Radio. The program was said to be in “the Gunsmoke tradition”.

In 1956, “Camera Three”, TV Series, Arts and Sciences; debut on CBS.

In 1957, “Truth or Consequences” becomes the first national show to be videotaped.

In 1959, Buddy Holly used an automatic tape recorder to make his final demo recordings of a number of new songs he was considering recording. Within two weeks, Holly was killed in a plane crash. Norman Petty, the producer of Hollyʹs early hits, overdubbed these demo recordings, many of which went on to become hits.

In 1960, Paul Pender beat Sugar Ray Robinson in a 15-round decision and gained international recognition as middleweight boxing champion.

In 1962, Gene Chandler (“Duke of Earl”) made his TV debut on “American Bandstand”.

In 1962, Bob Feller and Jackie Robinson are elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Robinson, who had the distinction of becoming the first black to play in the Major League, is also the first to enter the Hall of Fame.

In 1964, The worldʹs largest cheese (15,723 kg) is manufactured in Wisconsin. Shocking news for those who believe the worldʹs largest cheese is currently hosting “The Tonight Show” on NBC.

In 1964, Walt Disneyʹs movie “The Misadventures Of Merlin Jones” opened in movie theaters.

In 1966, R.C., “Day Tripper” by The Beatles peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1966, R.C., “Lies” by The Knickerbockers peaked at #20 on the pop singles chart; it sounded like an early Beatle hit.

In 1966, R.C., “The Duck” by Jackie Lee peaked at #14 on the pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Rowan and Martinʹs Laugh-In,” a fast-paced collection of sketches, one-liners and blackouts, hosted by Dan Rowan and Dick Martin premiered on NBC-TV. It elevated the careers of giggly Goldie Hawn, comedian Arte Johnson, Lily Tomlin, Gary Owens, Henry Gibson, Judy Carne, JoAnne Worley, Ruth Buzzi, Alan Sues, among others. It also launched phrases like “you bet you bippy”, “sock it to me”, “Verrrry interesting”, and “here comes the judge” to pop culture. “And datʹs da truth…PLLLLLLLLLLL.” The TV show debuted from 'beautiful downtown Burbank' this night, following a successful pilot special in 1967. The weekly show, produced by George Schlatter, used 260 pages of jokes in each hour-long episode. The first 14 shows earned “Laugh-In” four Emmys; and you bet your bippy, it came with a number one Nielsen rating too and the show became the highest rated comedy series in TV history, making beautiful downtown Burbank a household name. “Look that up in your Funk and Wagnallʹs.”

In 1968, The NBA awarded expansion franchises to Milwaukee and Phoenix.

In 1969, Roy Campanella and Stan Musial were elected to baseball Hall of Fame.

In 1970, “Pat Paulsenʹs Half a Comedy Hour”, TV Variety; debut on ABC.

In 1970, The first regularly scheduled commercial flight of the Boeing 747 began in New York and ended in London some six and a-half hours later.

In 1971, In a Brady Bunch episode called “The Drummer Boy”, Los Angeles Ram lineman “Deacon” Jones guest stars as himself as he shows up at practice when Peter is razzed by his football team; Bobbyʹs interest in drumming drives the family out of the house. Peter is kidded by the team because heʹs in the choir until Los Angeles Rams lineman Deacon Jones shows up at practice.

In 1971, Joe Cocker and Leon Russellʹs film “Mad Dogs and Englishmen” opened at the Festival Palace in London. The movie chronicled life on the road with 36 musicians and spouses, hangers-on, significant others, dog, roadies, and engineers.

In 1971, John and Yoko record “Power to the People”.

In 1972, In an interview with Michael Watts of Melody Maker magazine, David Bowie admits “Iʹm gay and always have been, even when I was David Jones.” The interviewer however notes, “Thereʹs a sly jollity about how he says it, a secret smile at the corners of his mouth. He knows that in these times itʹs permissible to act like a male tart…He began wearing dresses, of whatever gender, two years ago, but he says he had done outrageous things before that were just not accepted by society.” Bowie says “Itʹs just so happened that in the past two years people have loosened up to the fact that there are bisexuals in the world — and — horrible fact — homosexuals…The important fact is that I donʹt have to drag up. I want to go on like this for long after the fashion has finished. Iʹm just a cosmic yob, I suppose. Iʹve always worn my own style of clothes. I design them. I designed this…I just donʹt like the clothes that you buy in shops. I donʹt wear dresses all the time, rather. I change every day. Iʹm not outrageous. Iʹm David Bowie.”

In 1972, Kevin Tighe and Randolph Mantooth play busy Los Angeles paramedics in NBCʹs “Emergency.” It also stars Robert Fuller, Julie London and Bobby Troup.

In 1972, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of Mission: Impossible”. Other Articles: Nichols, Raymond Burr. The issue self-destructed after ten days.

In 1972, The number one selling album: is “AMERICAN PIE” from DON McLEAN begins a seven-week run as Americaʹs best selling LP

In 1973, In its Roe vs. Wade decision, the U.S. Supreme Court legalized abortions for the first six months of pregnancy, ruling states could not prohibit abortions during the first trimester, but could regulate the procedure during the second trimester to protect a womanʹs health. (The court struck down the trimester approach in June 1992, but ruled that women had a constitutional right to abortion.).

In 1973, Three to one underdog George Foreman won the world Heavyweight Boxing Championship by knocking out champion Joe Frazier six times in two rounds in the second round in Jamaica. This spoiled Muhammad Aliʹs bid to take his title back from Frazier, the man who beat him. This was HBOʹs first televised boxing match.

In 1977, R.C., “I Wish” by Stevie Wonder peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1977, R.C., “Somebody To Love” by Queen peaked at #13 on the pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Sportsworld”, TV Sports, debut on NBC.

In 1979, “Nightly Business Report” began airing on PBS

In 1980, “Comedy Is Not Pretty” album by Steve Martin was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1980, “Goodtime Girls” began airing on ABC

In 1981, A picture of a naked John Lennon appeared in the Lennon obituary issue of Rolling Stone magazine.

In 1982, 75% of North America is covered by snow.

In 1983, Much of the cast of “The Carol Burnett Show” reunites for the initial run of a sitcom based on one of their sketches, although itʹs Vicki Lawrenceʹs show now as the head of “Mamaʹs Family,” following the success of a “Eunice” special in 1982. Lawrence has been asked about developing a show for “Thelma Crowley Harper,” while still castmember of “The Carol Burnett Show,” but she was not ready to leave her friends. NBC attempts to end the show after two seasons worth of episodes but the beast lumbers on for 100 more shows in syndication.

In 1983, R.C., “Feet Donʹt Fail Me Now” by Utopia peaked at #82 on the pop singles chart. The song itself is not demented, but the video is.

In 1983, R.C., “Hand To Hold On To” by John Cougar peaked at #19 on the pop singles chart.

In 1983, R.C., “Industrial Disease” by Dire Straits peaked at #75 on the pop singles chart.

In 1983, R.C., “Rock The Casbah” by The Clash peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart. “Lock Up The Snackbar” was a parody of that song.

In 1983, The Jam announced three months earlier that they were disbanding. As a result, they found themselves in the record-breaking position of having nine reissued hits entering the United Kingdom chart simultaneously. This still did not change the bandʹs mind.

In 1983, The Steven Spielberg film, “E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial”, became the top movie moneymaker this day; maintaining that position until being replaced by another Spielberg hit, “Jurassic Park”, in 1993. In less than a year, “E.T.”, the modern day, fairy tale, brought in $194 million in video rentals; replacing the previously number one rented film, “Star Wars”.

In 1983, “Saturday Night Liveʹs” “Weekend Update” airs taped footage of Andy Kaufman thanking the 169,186 callers who “cast their votes in vain” to prevent his lifetime ban from “Saturday Night Live.”

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In 1984, Jan-Michael Vincent, formerly “The Worldʹs Greatest Athlete,” stars as chopper pilot Stringfellow Hawke in CBSʹs “Airwolf.” Hawkeʹs buddy: Ernest Borgnine.

In 1986, “Planet Earth” began airing on PBS

In 1987, In its infinite wisdom NBC thinks it will find success by spinning off a family of extremely unlikable characters from their hit “Cheers.” Carlaʹs ex-husband Nick heads for Vegas and love with his former-showgirl wife as they live life as low as the ratings for “The Tortellis.”

In 1987, Max Holden blew into Llanview for the first time, having an impact on the lives of Gabrielle, Luna, and Blair to name a few on “One Life to Live”. Max asked Maria for a loan so he could buy an Argentinian ranch.

In 1987, Phil Donahue became the first talk show host to tape a show from inside the Soviet Union. Donahue appeared in Leningrad, Kiev and Moscow. The shows were seen by Russian TV audiences later in the year. “Wow, weʹre in the Soviet Union, at three on the next Donahue!”

In 1988, Heavyweight champ Mike Tyson knocked out former champion Larry Holmes in the fourth round at Atlantic City to retain the world heavyweight title.

In 1990, Guns Nʹ Roses guitarist Slash used a profanity while accepting American Music Awards for his band. Viewers complained to ABC, which had broadcast the show live. The network apologized.

In 1991, Iraq fired six Scud missiles into Saudi Arabia; all were either intercepted, or fell into unpopulated areas. However, in Tel Aviv, a Scud eluded the Patriot missile defense system and struck the city, resulting in three deaths.

In 1991, “Mama Said Knock You Out” rap album by L.L. Cool J was certified Platinum. Must have been one of Mike Tysonʹs favorite albums.

In 1991, “When Harry Met Sally (soundtrack)” album by Harry Connick Jr. was certified Platinum by the RIAA. Yes! Yes! Yes!

In 1993, On the 20th anniversary of the Roe versus Wade decision, President Clinton signed five executive orders overturning a series of federal abortion restrictions imposed by his Republican predecessors and to review importation ban on RU-486, an abortion pill developed in France.

In 1994, After three years on HBO, reruns of “Tales From The Crypt” join the graveyard shift of the Fox network.

In 1994, R.C., “Mr. Vain” by Culture Beat peaked at #17 on the pop singles chart.

In 1998, Microsoft Corporation and the Justice Department announced a partial antitrust settlement under which personal computer makers that license Microsoftʹs Windows 95 operating system can delete the icon for its faulty and dangerous Internet Explorer browser.

In 2003, “Chappelleʹs Show” began airing on Comedy Central

In 2010, Conan OʹBrien hosted his final “Tonight Show” on NBC.

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