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The Big Datebook for February 23

Last Updated 02-24-2021

✍🎭🏆Veronica Webb -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.2/23/1965 or 2/25/1965 N.S.
Writer, Actress, Personality, Model
Misc: Wikipedia and AP say Feb 25, ET and imdb say Feb 23, USA says Feb 24

🎵Bob Willis -- is 87 in the year 2021 and 88 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1934
Songwriter

⚖🏆🏈Tom Osborne -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1937
Hall of Famer, Congressperson, NFL Player, College Football Coach, College Football Player
Names/Places: RN: Thomas Willis Osborne
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Hastings College (1956-1958), San Francisco 49ers (1959), Washington Redskins (1960-1961), University of Nebraska (coach 1964-1997, administrative 1979-1998, 2007-2013)

🏆🏈Jackie Smith -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1940
Hall of Famer, NFL Tight End
Misc: 5x Pro Bowl, 4x Second Team
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1963-1977), Dallas Cowboys (1978)

🏆⚾Ron Hunt -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1941 N.S.
MLB Second Baseman
Misc: made a name for himself by being hit by more pitches than any player in history of his time.

🎵Harry Doyle -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1941
Educator, Singer, Canadian
Group Names: Echoes

🎭Jada Rowland -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1943
Actress
TV Shows: The Hamptons

🏆🏈Frederick Biletnikoff -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1943
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Wide Receiver, College Football Player, CFL Figure, USFL Figure
Misc: 6x Pro Bowl, Super Bowl XI MVP; in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Florida State University, Oakland Raiders (player 1965-1978), Montreal Alouettes (player and coach 1980), Orange Glen High School (1982), Palomar College (1983), Diablo Valley College (1984), Oakland Invaders (1985), Arizona Wrangelers (1986), Calgary Stampeders (1987-1988), Los Angeles/Oakland Raiders (1989-2006)

✍📰John Sandford -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1944
Novelist, Journalist
Names/Places: RN:John Roswell Camp
Book Titles: Kidd (series), Prey (series), Virgil Flowers (series)

🎵🎸Mike Maxfield -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1944
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Guitarist, English
Group Names: Billy J. Kramer & the Dakotas

Allan Boesak -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1945
Clergyman, Reverend, Political Activist, South African
Misc: Anti-apartheid activist

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🎵Rusty Young -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1946
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist
Misc: Pedal steel
Group Names: Buffalo Springfield, Poco

🎭🏆Shakira Caine -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1947
Actress, Beauty Pagent Winner, Model, Guyanian
Names/Places: Michael's wife
Misc: Miss Guyana 1967
Movie Titles: Son of Dracula, The Man Who Would Be King

🎭🎵Thom Bresh -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1948
Actor, Country Singer

🎭🎵Terry "Tex" Comer -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1949
Actor, Bassist, Guitarist, Percussionist, English
Group Names: Ace

🎵Larry Demps -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1949
Soul Performer
Song Titles: Me & Mrs. Jones

🏆🏈Jim Youngblood -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1950
NFL Linebacker
Misc: Super Bowl XIV
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Rams

🎭Patricia Richardson -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1951
TV/Movie Actress
TV Shows: Eisenhower and Lutz, Double Trouble, FM (as Lee Ann Plunkett), Home Improvement (as Jill Taylor), Strong Medicine (as Dr. Andy Campbell), The West Wing (as Sheila Brooks)
Movie Titles: Ulee's Gold, Blonde

🏆🏈🥊Ed "Too Tall" Jones -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1951
NFL Linebacker, Boxer
Misc: 3x Pro Bowl, 3x All-Pro; Super Bowl X, XI, XIII
Sports Teams: Dallas Cowboys

🏆🎾Edward George "Eddie" Dibbs -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1951
Tennis Player

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🎵🎸Brad Whitford -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1952
Hall of Famer, Heavy Metal Guitarst
Group Names: Aerosmith

🏆🏒Lorne Henning -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1952
NHL Executive, NHL Player, Canadian
Misc: played 1972-1981; shares season record for shorthanded goals [3 in 1980]
Sports Teams: New York Islanders

🎭Sophie Hayden -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1954
Actress
Movie Titles: I Dreamed of Afrida

Viktor Yushchenko -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1954
President, Ukrainian
Misc: former president of Ukraine

🎵Howard Jones -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1955
Vegetarian, Songwriter, Pianist, Synthesizer, Pop Singer, English
Song Titles: New Song, What is Love?, Hide and Seek, Pearl in the Shell, Like to Get to Know You Well, Things Can Only Get Better, Look Mama, Life In One Day, No One Is To Blame
Album Titles: Human's Lib, Dream Into Action, One on One
Video Titles: Howard Jones -Live in Salt Lake City

🎵🎸David Sylvian -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1958
Songwriter, Keyboardist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, English
Names/Places: RLN:Batt
Group Names: Japan

🏆🏌John Arthur Wilson -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1959
Golfer

👑Prince Naruhito Of Japan -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1960
Prince
Names/Places: Prince Akhito & Princess Michiko's son

🎭🏆Melinda Mays -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1962
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: February 1983

🎵🎸Michael Wilton -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1962
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: NN: The Whip
Misc: most say b. Feb 23, UP says b. Feb 22
Group Names: Queensryche

🏆⚾Bobby Bonilla -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1963
MLB Player

Dana Katherine Scully -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1964
General Fictious Character
Misc: X-Files character

🏆🏈Byron Evans -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1964
NFL Linebacker

🎵Dusty Drake -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1964
Country Singer
Names/Places: RN: Dean Buffalini

🎭Kristin Davis -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1965
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Melrose Place (as Brooke Armstrong), Sex and The City (as Charlotte York MacDougal), Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends (as Miss Spider)
Movie Titles: Deck the Halls, Sex and the City (series), Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

💻Michael Dell -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1965 N.S.
Computer Company Owner
Misc: founded the Dell computer company when he was 19

🏆🎾Helena Suková -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1965 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Czech

🏆🏒John Druce -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1966
NHL Right Wing, Canadian

🏆🏌Steven C. Stricker -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1967
Golfer

🏆🏒Gord Murphy -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1967
NHL Defensive, Canadian

🎭Marc Price -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1968
Actor, Comedian, Game Show Host, Producer
TV Shows: Condo, Family Ties (as Irwin "Skippy" Handleman), Teen Win Lose or Draw
Movie Titles: Trick or Treat, Killer Tomatoes Eat France!

💰🎭Daymond John -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1969
Businessperson, Personality
TV Shows: Shark Tank

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🎭Paul Anthony Stewart -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1970
Actor
Movie Titles: The Inhertiance, Shadows and Fog

🎭Niecy Nash -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1970 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Reno 911!, The Soul Man (as Lolli)
Movie Titles: Horton Hears a Who

🎭Jason Keller -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1971
Actor
Names/Places: Shane's twin brother
TV Shows: Out of the Blue

🎭Shane Keller -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1971
Actor, Producer
Names/Places: Jason's twin brother
TV Shows: Out of the Blue

🏆⚽Joe-Max Moore -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1971
Hall of Famer, Soccer Forward, American

🎵🎸Jeff Beres -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1971
Modern Rock Musician
Group Names: Sister Hazel

🏆🏈Greg Hill -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1972
NFL Runningback

🏆🏈Ryan Grigson -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1972
NFL Executive, NFL General Manager, NFL Player

🏆🏈Steve Papin -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1972
Football Figure, Football Coach
Misc: Arena Football League player and coach

🏆🏀Jamie Watson -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1972
NBA Player

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🏆⚾Rondell White -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1972
MLB Player

🎵Steve Holy -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1972
Country Singer

🏆🏒Mike Torchia -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1972
NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Misc: played for too many teams to mention from 1992-2006

🎭🎵Linda Ulvaeus -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1973
Actress, Songwriter, Pop Singer, Swedish
Names/Places: Agnetha Faltskog & Bjorn's daughter

🎵🎸Lasse Johansson -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1973
Modern Rock Musician
Group Names: The Cardigans

🎭Michael Tricario -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1975
TV Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1993
TV Shows: Wonder Years (as Randy Mitchell)

🏆🏈Pat Barnes -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1975
NFL Quarterback, CFL Figure, XFL Figure

🏆🏀Chris Garner -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1975
NBA Player

🎵Robert Lopez -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1975 N.S.
Composer
Misc: Film and Theater Composer
Movie Titles: Frozen (composer)

🎭Jamie Nicole Dudney -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1976
Actress
Names/Places: Barbara Mandrell's daughter

🎭Kelly Macdonald -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1976
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Scottish
TV Shows: Boardwalk Empire (as Margaret)
Movie Titles: Gosford Park, Brave, No Country for Old Men, Transpotting, Harry Potter (series)

🎭🎮Mike Houston -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1976
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Movie Titles: Inside Llewyn Davis, The Drop, Deliver Us From Evil, Bridge of Spies
Video Games: Rainbow Six: Siege

🏆🏒Jeff O'Neill -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1976
NHL Right Wing, Canadian

🎭🎮🎵Josh Gad -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1981
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, Singer
Misc: stage: The Book of Mormon
TV Shows: Back to You (as Ryan Church), Woke Up Dead (as Matt), Gigi: Almost American, Good Vibes (as Mondo), 1600 Penn (as Skip)
Movie Titles: 21, Beauty and the Beast (2017), The Rocketeer, The Rocker, Jobs, Crossing Over, The Lost Nomads: Get Lost, Marmaduke, Love and Other Drugs, Mardi Gras: Spring Break, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Thanks For Sharing, Frozen (as Olaf), Wish I Was Here, Pixels
Video Games: Disney Infinity 3.0

🎭🏆Karan Singh Grover -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1982 N.S.
Actor, Model, India
TV Shows: Dill Mill Gayye (as Dr. Armaan Mallik, what a lot of double letters!)

🎭Emily Blunt -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1983 N.S.
Actress, English
Movie Titles: A Quiet Place, Into the Woods, The Five-Year Engagement, Edge of Tomorrow, Sicario, Looper, The Devil Wears Prada, The Adjustment Bureau

🏆Courtney Rachel Culkin -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1983
Model, Playmate
Misc: April 2005

✍🎭💻Aziz Ansari -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1983
Writer, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Internet Video Actor, American, India
Book Titles: Modern Romance: An Investigation
TV Shows: Parks and Recreation (as Tom Haverford), Master of None (Netflix)
Movie Titles: 30 Minutes or Less, Funny People, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Epic, This is the End

🎭Tye White -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1986 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Greenleaf

🏆🏈Byron Maxwell -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1988 N.S.
NFL Cornerback

Shelby Stephen McEntire Blackstock -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1990
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Reba McEntire & Narvel's son

🏆🏈Da'quan Bowers -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1990 N.S.
NFL Defensive End

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🎭🏆Samara Weaving -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1992 N.S.
Actress, Model, Australian
TV Shows: Out of the Blue, Indigo Walker, Home and Away

🎭Dakota Fanning -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1994 N.S.
Actress
Movie Titles: War of the Worlds, Man on Fire, I Am Sam, Sweet Home Alabama, Hide and Seek, Charlotte's Web, The Secret Life of Bees, Push, Coraline

🏆🏀Andrew Wiggins -- is 26 in the year 2021 and 27 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1995 N.S.
NBA Player, Canadian

🏆🏀D'Angelo Russell -- is 25 in the year 2021 and 26 in the year 2022; b.2/23/1996 N.S.
NBA Guard

🎭Emilia Jones -- is 19 in the year 2021 and 20 in the year 2022; b.2/23/2002 N.S.
Actress, English

🎭Catherine Larson -- b.2/23/????
Actress

⚛📰Johannes Gutenberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1400 J-LD d.2/3/1468 J-LD (67)
Inventor, Printer, German
Misc: moveable type print

Pope Paul II -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1417 O.S. d.7/26/1471 O.S. (54)
Pope
Misc: from 1464-71

👑King Matthias I Of Hungary -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1443 d.4/6/1490 (47)
King, Hungarian

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✍🎖Samuel Pepys -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1633 J-LD d.5/26/1703 J-LD (70)
Author, Diarist, Naval Officer, English

🎵George Frederick Handel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1685 Ju-1 or 3/5/1685 N.S. d.4/14/1759 (74)
Composer, Organist, German
Names/Places: b. in Halle; RN:Georg Friedrich Handel; d. in London

💰Meyer Amschel Rothschild -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1744 d.9/19/1812 (68)
Businessperson, Financier, German
Misc: int'l banking house

🎖Henry Dearborn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1751 d.6/6/1829 (78)
Military Leader

💰Emma Hart Willard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1787 d.4/15/1870 (83)
Hall of Famer, Founder, Educator
Misc: Women's Christian Temperance Union

💰James Batterson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1823 d.9/18/1901 (78)
Businessperson
Misc: founded Travelers Insurance Co., the first accident insurance company in America

💰William Horlick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1846 d.9/25/1936 (90)
Industrialist, Manufacturer, British
Misc: Malted Milk & company founder

Margaret Deland -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1857 d.1/13/1945 (87)
Author

🎖Henry Braid Wilson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1861 d.1/30/1954 (92)
Naval Officer

🏆⚾Barney Dreyfuss -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1865 d.2/5/1932 (66)
Hall of Famer, MLB Owner
Sports Teams: The Pittsburth Pirates (owned from 1900 until his death)

✍📰W. E. B. Du Bois -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1868 d.8/27/1963 (95)
Writer, Historian, Civil Rights Leader, Social Reformer, Educator
Names/Places: RFMN:William Edward Burghardt
Misc: NAACP founding member; Black influencer

📰Frederic Paxon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1877 d.10/24/1948 (71)
Historian

💰Roy D. Chapin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1880 d.2/16/1936 (55)
Manufacturer

Anton Fischer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1882 d.3/26/1962 (80)
Children's Author

🎭Victor Fleming -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1883 d.1/6/1949 (65)
Movie Director
Movie Titles: Wizard of Oz, Gone With the Wind, Treasure Island, Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde

Casimir Funk -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1884 d.11/20/1967 (83)
Scientist, Biochemist, Polish
Misc: coined the term Vitamin

🎭Cyril DeLevanti -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1887 d.12/13/1975 (88)
Actor, English

🏆🏁🏊Lucy Morton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1898 N.S. d.8/26/1980 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, English
Names/Places: aka Lucy Heaton

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🎭Grigor Alexandrov -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1903 d.12/16/1983 (80)
Director

✍📰William L. Shirer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1904 d.12/28/1993 (89)
Author, Newscaster, Correspondent, Journalist, Historian
Names/Places: b. in Chicago
Book Titles: Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

Constantine Karamanlis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1907 O.S. or 3/8/1907 N.S. d.4/23/1998 (91)
Head of State, Greek
Misc: Premier of Greece

🏆⚾Raymond Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1908 d.2/8/1965 (56)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Figure
Misc: was an American right-handed pitcher in Negro league baseball, almost exclusively for the Homestead Grays. Brown was most notable for many pitching accomplishments.

🏆🎳Greg Griffo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1910 d.7/10/2006 (96)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Misc: in 1996, became the fourth player in Tournament history to surpass 100,000 pins.

🎖Paul Tibbets -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1915 d.11/1/2007 (92)
General
Misc: pilot of the Enola Gay on the flight that dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima

🏆George Abel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1916 d.4/16/1996 (80)
Olympic Athlete, Canadian
Misc: ice hockey player (Olympic-gold-1972)

🎵🎷Harold "Money" Johnson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1918 N.S. d.3/28/1978 N.S. (60)
Trumpeter, Jazz Performer
Group Names: Duke Ellington band

🏆🏈Dante Lavelli -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1923 d.1/20/2009 (85)
Hall of Famer, NFL Player
Misc: AAFC/NFL end, 3x NFL champ, 4x AAFC champ, 3x Pro Bowl, 3x First Team All-Pro, 2x Second Team All-Pro
Sports Teams: Cleveland Browns (1946-1956)

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Mary Shura Craig -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1923 d.1/12/1991 (67)
Author

🎭Isabel Bigley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1926 d.9/30/2006 (80)
Stage Actress

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

🏆William "Willie" Esplin Ormond -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1927 N.S. d.5/4/1984 N.S. (57)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Manager, Soccer Left Winger, Scottish

🎵Régine Crespin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1927 d.7/5/2007 (80)
Mezzo-Soprano, Opera Soprano, French

🏆🏁Ralph Lee Earnhardt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1928 d.9/26/1973 (45)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Names/Places: father of Dale Earnhardt Sr. and grandfather of Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Misc: NASCAR

🏆⚾Elston Howard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1929 d.12/14/1980 (51)
MLB Catcher
Misc: 2x Gold Glove, AL MVP 1963; first black N.Y. Yankee
Sports Teams: New York Yankees

Gerry Davis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1930 d.8/31/1991 (61)
Writer, English
TV Shows: Doctor Who

🏆🏈Bobby Dillon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1930 N.S. d.8/22/2019 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive
Sports Teams: Green Bay Packers

🎭Linda Cristal -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1931 N.S. d.6/27/2020 N.S. (89)
Actress, Argentine
Names/Places: RN:Victoria Maya
TV Shows: The High Chaparral (as Victoria Cannon)
Movie Titles: The Alamo, Mr. Majestyk, Two Rode Together

🎭Majel Barrett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1932 d.12/18/2008 (76)
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Columbus, Ohio; Gene Roddenberry's wife
Misc: she plays other characters on the Star Trek incarnations
TV Shows: Star Trek (as Nurse Christine Chapel and ship's computer), Leave it to Beaver (as Lumpy Rutherford's mother), Star Trek the Next Generations (as Lwaxana Troi, Deanna's mom, and the ship's computer)

📰Bill Bonds -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1932 N.S. d.12/13/2014 N.S. (82)
Newscaster
Misc: was regarded by many as the most popular news anchor in Detroit television history

🏆Lee Calhoun -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1933 d.6/22/1989 (56)
Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Names/Places: MN:Quencey
Misc: 110m hurdler (Olympic-gold-1956, 60)

🏆⚽Willy Schaller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1933 d.1/3/2015 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Defender, German

✍💰Donna J. Stone -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1933 d.12/12/1994 (61)
Poet, Philanthropist

🎭Diane Varsi -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1938 d.11/19/1992 (54)
TV/Movie Actress

📰Sylvia Chase -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1938 N.S. d.1/3/2019 N.S. (80)
Newscaster, Journalist
TV Shows: ABC News, 20/20

🏆🏁Josef Feistmantl -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1939 N.S. d.3/10/2019 N.S. (80)
Luger, Olympic Athlete, Austrian
Misc: (Olympic-gold-1964)

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✍🎭Peter Fonda -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1940 N.S. d.8/16/2019 N.S. (79)
Author, Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City; Henry's son, Jane's brother, Bridget's dad
Misc: some say b. in 1939
Movie Titles: Easy Rider, 3:10 to Yuma, Ghost Rider, Escape from L.A.

🏆🏌Bobby (Golf) Mitchell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1943 N.S. d.3/20/2018 N.S. (75)
Golfer

🎵Johnny Winter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1944 d.7/16/2014 (70)
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter, Bandleader, Blues Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Leland, Miss.; RN:John Dawson Winter III; Edgar's brother

🎵🎸Les Kummel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1945 d.12/18/1978 (33)
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: New Colony Six

🎵🎸Steve Priest -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1950 N.S. d.6/4/2020 N.S. (70)
Rock & Roll Bassist, English
Group Names: The Sweet

🏆🏈Ray Oldham -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1951 d.7/23/2005 (54)
NFL Safety
Misc: Super Bowl XIII
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers

🏆🏀Philip Daniel "Flip" Saunders -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1955 N.S. d.10/25/2015 N.S. (60)
NBA Coach, NBA Player
Misc: coaching career 1977-2015
Sports Teams: Minnesota Timberwolves (1995-2005, 2014-2015), Detroit Pistons (2005-2008), Washington Wizards (2009-2012)

🎵Robert Collins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1963 d.7/22/1996 (33)
Keyboardist
Misc: some say b. 1968

🎵🎸Mark Abrahamian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/23/1966 d.9/2/2012 (46)
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: Starship (joined the group in 2001 as lead guitarist for Starship)

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🎨Gentile Bellini -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1426 or ??/??/1429 d.2/23/1507
Painter, Italian

🎖George Taylor -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1716 d.2/23/1781
Revolutionary
Misc: Declaration of Independence signer

🎨Sir Joshua Reynolds -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/16/1723 d.2/23/1792 (68)
Painter, Portraitist, English

✍📰John Keats -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1795 d.2/23/1821 (25)
Poet, Publisher, English

John Quincy Adams -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/11/1767 d.2/23/1848 (80)
Hall of Famer, President, Congressperson
Names/Places: b. in Braintree, Mass; John's son
Misc: 6th U.S. President (1825-29)

Carl Friedrich Gauss -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/30/1777 d.2/23/1855 (77)
Astronomer, Mathematician, Physicist, German
Misc: one of the greatest mathematician of all time.

🎖James Harrison Wilson -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/2/1837 d.2/23/1925 (87)
General, Army Officer

🎭Mabel Normand -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/9/1892 d.2/23/1930 (37)
Movie Actress, Comedienne, Director
Names/Places: RLN:Fortescue

🎵Dame Nellie Melba -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/19/1861 d.2/23/1931 (69)
Opera Soprano, Australian
Names/Places: RN:Helen Porter Mitchell

🎵Sir Edward William Elgar -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/2/1857 d.2/23/1934 (76)
Conductor/Composer, Musician, English
Song Titles: Pomp and Circumstance

John Robert Gregg -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/17/1867 d.2/23/1948 (80)
Inventor, Irish
Misc: inventor of the shorthand system

🎵Big Maceo Merriweather -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/31/1905 d.2/23/1953 (47)
Hall of Famer, Pianist, Blues Singer

🏆🏒Ernie Russell -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/21/1883 d.2/23/1963 (79)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, NHL Forward, Canadian
Misc: played 1904-1914; NHL Rover
Sports Teams: Montreal Hockey Club, Montreal Wanderers

🎭Stan Laurel -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/16/1890 d.2/23/1965 (74)
Movie Actor, Comedian, English
Names/Places: RN:Arthur Stanley Jefferson; wed 8x's to 4 wives; d. in Santa Monica, Ca.
Misc: Skinny half of Laurel & (Oliver) Hardy; some say b. 1894, 1895, or 1900

🎵Billy Kyle -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/14/1914 d.2/23/1966 (51)
Musician

🎭Fuzzy Knight -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/9/1901 d.2/23/1976 (74)
Actor
Misc: Tex Ritter's sidekick

🎵Shep Fields -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/12/1910 d.2/23/1981 (70)
Musician, Bandleader

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🎵Sir Adrian Cedric Boult -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1889 N.S. d.2/23/1983 N.S. (93)
Conductor, British
Misc: conducted the BBC Symphony Orchestra and other major orchestras for six decades

✍⛪Jessamyn West -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/18/1902 d.2/23/1984 (81)
Novelist, Quaker

✍🎖James Gavin -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/22/1907 d.2/23/1990 (82)
Author, General
Misc: WWII; commandant US 82nd Airborn Div (Normandy)

Jose Napoleon Duarte -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/23/1925 d.2/23/1990 (64)
Head of State
Misc: El Salvador prez

🎭Edwin Louis Battle -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/21/1957 d.2/23/1993 (35)
Actor

🏆🏁🏊Margaret Woolbridge -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/6/1902 N.S. d.2/23/1995 N.S. (93)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: aka Margaret Presley

🎵Melvin Franklin -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/12/1942 N.S. d.2/23/1995 N.S. (52)
Hall of Famer, Bass Singer/Basso, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: RN:David English
Group Names: The Temptations

James Herriot -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/3/1916 d.2/23/1995 (78)
Author, Scottish
Misc: Veterinarian
Book Titles: All Creatures Great and Small

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🎵Alan Dawson -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/14/1929 d.2/23/1996 (66)
Drummer
Group Names: Dave Brubeck

✍🎭Frank Launder -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1906 d.2/23/1997 (91)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Producer/Director, English

🎵🎷Tony Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/12/1945 d.2/23/1997 (51)
Composer/Songwriter, Drummer, Jazz Musician
Misc: with Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, and others

🎭Philip Abbott -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/21/1923 d.2/23/1998 (74)
TV Actor
TV Shows: The FBI (as Arthur Ward), Rich Man Poor Man

Edith Oliver -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/9/1913 d.2/23/1998 (84)
Writer, Critic
Misc: contributed to The New Yorker magazine from 1947-1993

🎵Perry Kibble -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/10/1949 N.S. d.2/23/1999 N.S. (49)
Songwriter, Pianist, Soul Singer
Group Names: A Taste of Honey

🏆⚽Sir Stanley Matthews -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/1/1915 d.2/23/2000 (85)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
Misc: Association football (soccer) player, an outside right considered by many the greatest dribbler in the history of the sport, and the first British footballer to be knighted (1965).

🎭🎵Carl Anderson -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/27/1945 d.2/23/2004 (58)
Actor, Singer

🎵Don Cornell -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/21/1919 d.2/23/2004 (84)
Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: RN:Louis F. Varlaro
Group Names: Sammy Kaye's Band

🏆🏒Carl Liscombe -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/17/1915 d.2/23/2004 (88)
NHL Player

🎭Simone Simon -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/23/1911 d.2/23/2005 (93)
Actress, French
Names/Places: b. in Marseilles
Movie Titles: Seventh Heaven, Cat People

🎵🎷Burt Collins -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/27/1931 N.S. d.2/23/2007 N.S. (75)
Flugelhorn, Jazz Trumpeter
Names/Places: RN: Burton L. Collins

💰Douglas A. Fraser -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/18/1916 d.2/23/2008 (91)
Businessperson
Misc: former UAW president

🎭🎵Penny De Haven -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/17/1948 d.2/23/2014 N.S. (65)
Actress, Gospel Singer, Country Singer
Names/Places: aka Penny Starr

🎭Ben Woolf -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/15/1980 N.S. d.2/23/2015 N.S. (34)
Actor
TV Shows: American Horror Story (as Infantata), AHS: Freak Show (as Meep)

🏆🏁🏇Jerry Lambert -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/27/1940 d.2/23/2015 N.S. (74)
Jockey

🎖Ramón Castro Ruz -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/14/1924 N.S. d.2/23/2016 N.S. (91)
Revolutionary, Celebrity Relative, Cuban
Names/Places: Angel's son, brother of Fidel and Raul

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📰🎭💻Alan Colmes -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/24/1950 N.S. d.2/23/2017 N.S. (66)
Commentator, TV Talk Show Host, Internet Website Blogger

🎵🎷Horace Parlan -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/19/1931 d.2/23/2017 N.S. (86)
Jazz Pianist, Rhythm and Blues Musician
Misc: R&B-influenced

Ensa Cosby -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1973 N.S. d.2/23/2018 N.S. (44)
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Bill's daughter

🎭James Colby -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/21/1961 N.S. d.2/23/2018 N.S. (56)
Actor
TV Shows: Gotham, Empire, Chicago P.D.
Movie Titles: Safe, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Peacemaker

✍🎭Lewis Gilbert -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/6/1920 d.2/23/2018 N.S. (97)
Screenwriter, Movie Actor, Producer/Director, English
Movie Titles: You Only Live Twice, The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker

🎭Katherine Helmond -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/5/1929 N.S. d.2/23/2019 N.S. (89)
TV Actress
Names/Places: b. in Galveston, TX
Misc: some say b. 1934
TV Shows: Pearl, Soap (as Jessica Tate), Who's the Boss (as Mona Robinson), Coach (as Doris Sherman)

Cotton Mather -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.2/12/1663 J-LD or 2/12/1664 Ju-1 or 2/23/1664 N.S. d.2/13/1728 J-LD (65) or 2/13/1729 Ju-1 (65) or 2/24/1729 N.S. (65)
Religionist, American
Names/Places: b. in Boston in Massachusetts Bay Colony
Misc: Puritan; Witchcraft Authority; note that his original dates of birth and death were according to the British Julian calendar that had the year number change on March 25 instead of January 1 at the time.

John Augustus Sutter -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.2/23/1803 N.S. or 2/15/1803 N.S. d.6/18/1880 N.S. (77)
Pioneer, Settler, German
Misc: once owned the land in California where gold was first discovered in 1848, but died a pauper in a cheap hotel in Washington

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1974, ✪ “Get That Gasoline Blues” by NRBQ peaked at number 70 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, ✪ “I Don't Like Mondays” by The Boomtown Rats peaked at number 73 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, ✪ “The Americans (A Canadian's Opinion)” by Tex Ritter peaked at number 90 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, ✪ “What Is A Teenage Girl” by Tom Edwards peaked at number 57 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, ✪ “Who Stole The Keeshka” by Matys Brothers peaked at number 55 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “A Mother For My Children” by The Whispers peaked at number 92 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Ain't Gonna Kiss Ya” by Ribbons peaked at number 81 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “All The Man That I Need” by Whitney Houston peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Always On Time” by Ja Rule Featuring Ashanti peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Baby, Baby, Baby” by Sam Cooke peaked at number 66 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Bad Idea” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 27 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Bloodline” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Bongo Bongo” by Steve Miller Band peaked at number 84 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Cast Your Fate To The Wind” by Vince Guaraldi Trio peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Cinco Robles (Five Oaks)” by Les Paul And Mary Ford peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Cinco Robles (Five Oaks)” by Russell Arms peaked at number 23 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” by Queen peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Dance Me Loose” by Arthur Godfrey With The Chordettes peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Daydream Believer” by Anne Murray peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Daylight” by Maroon 5 peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Don't Fence Me In” by George Maharis peaked at number 93 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 15 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Fake Smile” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 26 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Fly Me To The Moon - Bossa Nova” by Joe Harnell And His Orchestra peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Ghostin” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 25 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Give It Up” by ZZ Top peaked at number 79 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Hall Of Fame” by The Script Featuring will.i.am peaked at number 25 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “How Can You Expect To Be Taken Seriously?” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 93 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “I Remember” by Keyshia Cole peaked at number 24 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “I Saw Red” by Warrant peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “I've Been Waiting For You” by Guys Next Door peaked at number 42 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Imagine” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 21 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “In My Head” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 38 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Jungle Love” by The Time peaked at number 20 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Leavin' On Your Mind” by Patsy Cline peaked at number 83 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Let Me Go, Love” by Nicolette Larson With Michael McDonald peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Little By Little” by Micki Marlo peaked at number 55 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Little Town Flirt” by Del Shannon peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Loverboy” by Billy Ocean peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Midnight Rider” by The Allman Brothers Band (Gregg Allman) peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Mr. Telephone Man” by New Edition peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “NASA” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 17 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Needy” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “New Soul” by Yael Naim peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Night And Day” by Bette Midler peaked at number 62 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “One Of Those Nights” by Tim McGraw peaked at number 32 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Restless Heart” by John Waite peaked at number 59 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Rockin' At Midnight” by The Honeydrippers peaked at number 25 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Romeo's Tune” by Steve Forbert peaked at number 11 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Ruby Baby” by Dion (Dion Di Muci) peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Send Me Some Lovin'” by Sam Cooke peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “She'll Never Know” by Brenda Lee peaked at number 47 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Shirley” by The Schoolboys peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Small Paradise” by John Mellencamp peaked at number 87 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Stop To Start” by Blue Magic peaked at number 74 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Suffocate” by J. Holiday peaked at number 18 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Sure Lookin'” by Donny Osmond peaked at number 54 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Take Me Back Baby” by Guy Mitchell peaked at number 47 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “The 2,000 Pound Bee” by The Ventures peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “The Last Time I Saw Him” by Diana Ross peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “The Whole World” by OutKast Featuring Killer Mike peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Try (Try To Fall In Love)” by Cooker peaked at number 88 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)” by Aretha Franklin peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Voice Of Freedom” by Jim Kirk And The TM Singers peaked at number 71 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Who Needs You” by The Four Lads peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Without Love (There Is Nothing)” by Clyde McPhatter peaked at number 39 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Wonderland” by The Commodores peaked at number 25 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Wrapped Around” by Brad Paisley peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Wringle Wrangle” by Bill Hayes peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Wringle Wrangle” by Fess Parker peaked at number 21 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Yo' Little Brother” by Nolan Thomas peaked at number 57 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “You Are My First Love” by Nat "King" Cole peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “You Might Need Somebody” by Turley Richards peaked at number 54 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Young'n (Holla Back)” by Fabolous peaked at number 33 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Your Used To Be” by Brenda Lee peaked at number 32 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1974, ✪ “The Americans (A Canadian's Opinion)” by Gordon Sinclair peaked at number 30 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, ✪ “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “All This Time” by Sting peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Bad Idea” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 22 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Bloodline” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “California Girls” by David Lee Roth peaked at number 8 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” by Queen peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Damned If I Do” by The Alan Parsons Project peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Daydream Believer” by Anne Murray peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Disappear” by INXS peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Don't Hold Back Your Love” by Daryl Hall And John Oates peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Déjà Vu” by Dionne Warwick peaked at number 34 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Fake Smile” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 25 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Fool In The Rain” by Led Zeppelin peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Ghostin” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 27 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Give It Up” by ZZ Top peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Good To Be You” by Jack Cornell peaked at number 50 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Goodess Of Nature” by Abraham's Children peaked at number 36 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Ho Hey” by The Lumineers peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “I Thought Of You Again” by Susan Jacks peaked at number 7 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “I Want To Know What Love Is” by Foreigner peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “I'll Keep Your Memory Vague” by Finger Eleven peaked at number 15 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2002, “I'm Not A Girl, Not Yet A Woman” by Britney Spears peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Jim Dandy” by Black Oak Arkansas peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Loverboy” by Billy Ocean peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Midnight Rider” by The Allman Brothers Band (Gregg Allman) peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Money Talks” by AC/DC peaked at number 8 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2019, “NASA” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Needy” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “New Soul” by Yael Naim peaked at number 7 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Paradise Skies” by Max Webster peaked at number 47 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Running Wild” by The Stampeders peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Say Hello” by April Wine peaked at number 45 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Tenderness” by General Public peaked at number 11 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Boys Of Summer” by Don Henley peaked at number 15 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “The Way We Were” by Barbra Streisand peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Troublemaker” by Olly Murs Featuring Flo Rida peaked at number 15 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Voices” by Cheap Trick peaked at number 22 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Waiting For Love” by Alias peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Why Me?” by Styx peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “You're So Unique” by Billy Preston peaked at number 42 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2013, ✪ “Harlem Shake” by Baauer peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, ✪ “The Wombling Song” by The Wombles peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1957, ✪ “Tutti-Frutti” by Little Richard peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, ✪ “TV” by The Flying Lizards peaked at number 43 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “(I Guess) It Must Be Love” by Thelma Houston peaked at number 80 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “(I Wanna Give You) Devotion” by Nomad Featuring MC Mikee Freedom peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “20/20” by George Benson peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “A Little Lovin'” by Neil Sedaka peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “A Lot” by 21 Savage peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “A Mind Of Its Own” by Victoria Beckham peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “A New England” by Kirsty MacColl peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “A&E” by Goldfrapp peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “All Alone Am I” by Brenda Lee peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “And The Beat Goes On” by The Whispers peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Baby, I Love You” by The Ramones peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Beautiful Love” by Julian Cope peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Blue Hotel” by Chris Isaak peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “But I Do Love You” by LeAnn Rimes peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Close (To The Edit)” by The Art Of Noise peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Control” by Puddle Of Mudd peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Devil Gate Drive” by Suzi Quatro peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Do It All Over Again” by Spiritualized peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Don't Try To Tell Me” by Wendy And Lisa peaked at number 83 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Every Beat Of The Heart” by Railway Children peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Fan Mail” by The Dickies peaked at number 57 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Feelin'” by The La's peaked at number 43 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Fetish / Spooky” by Vicious Pink peaked at number 87 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Get Here” by Oleta Adams peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Give Me One Reason” by Evelyn 'Champagne' King peaked at number 93 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Going Bad” by Meek Mill Featuring Drake peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Good Times” by Jimmy Barnes And INXS peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Hand A Handkercheif To Helen” by Susan Maughan peaked at number 41 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Hate To Say I Told You So” by The Hives peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Heal The Pain” by George Michael peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Heartbeat” by Jazz Band peaked at number 79 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Holding On” by Tony Rallo peaked at number 69 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “How Do You Say...Love” by Deee-Lite peaked at number 52 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “I Could Be The One” by Avicii vs. Nicky Romero peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “I Saw Linda Yesterday” by Doug Sheldon peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “I Thought It Was Over” by The Feeling peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “I Will Still Be Looking Up To You” by Wilton Felder peaked at number 63 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “I'm So Happy” by Julia And Company peaked at number 56 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “In Yer Face” by 808 State peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Is It Love” by Basement Boys peaked at number 71 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Knee Deep In The Blues” by Tommy Steele And The Steelmen peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Let Me Down Easy” by The Stranglers peaked at number 48 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Love Should Be A Crime” by O-Town peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Love's Theme” by Love Unlimited Orchestra peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Mercy” by Duffy peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Misery Business” by Paramore peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Misled” by Kool And The Gang peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Moi... Lolita” by Alizée peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “My Number” by Foals peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Needy” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up” by Barry White peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “On The Radio” by Donna Summer peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Operator” by Midnight Star peaked at number 66 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Our Frank” by Morrissey peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Please Don't Say You Love Me” by Gabrielle Aplin peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Please Please Me” by The Beatles peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Point Of View” by DB Boulevard peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Psych Out” by Aj Tracey peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Radioactive” by The Firm peaked at number 76 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Ride” by Ana Ann peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Secret” by Heart peaked at number 79 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Shaft” by Van Twist peaked at number 57 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Started From The Bottom” by Drake peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Sun Goes Down” by David Jordan peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Swan Song” by Dua Lipa peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Swervin” by A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie Featuring 6ix9ine peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Take A Rest” by Gang Starr peaked at number 63 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Tell Him” by The Exciters peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “The Wayward Wind” by Frank Ifield peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Things Can Only Get Better” by Howard Jones peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “To Get Down (Rock Thing)” by Timo Maas peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Tonight” by Zaine Griff peaked at number 54 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Walking On Air” by Frazier Chorus peaked at number 60 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “What About Us?” by Brandy peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “When I'm Gone” by Simple Plan peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Whispers” by Ian Brown peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Who Do You Love” by The Chainsmokers Featuring 5 Seconds Of Summer peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Worst Comes To Worst” by Dilated Peoples peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Wrap My Body Tight” by Johnny Gill peaked at number 57 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “You Should Have Known Better” by T.C. Curtis peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “You're The Inspiration” by Chicago peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Young Love” by Tab Hunter peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “You” by S Club 7 peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1974, ✪ “Farewell Aunty Jack / Doin' The Aunty Jack” by Grahame Bond peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Bachelor Boy” by Cliff Richard And The Shadows peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Bad Idea” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 21 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Bloodline” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 11 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Break Up With Your Girlfriend, I'm Bored” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Catch” by Kosheen peaked at number 27 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Cruel Summer” by Bananarama peaked at number 32 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Diamond Smiles / Late Last Night” by The Boomtown Rats peaked at number 42 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Don't Stop The Music” by Rihanna peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Dr. Beat” by Miami Sound Machine peaked at number 11 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Everybody Talks” by Neon Trees peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Fake Smile” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 22 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Freedom! '90” by George Michael peaked at number 18 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Get Up (Rattle)” by Bingo Players Featuring Far East Movement peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Ghostin” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 26 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Gimme Some Loving” by Gang Gajang peaked at number 46 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)” by C + C Music Factory Featuring Freedom Williams peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Hell (You've Put Me Through)” by Stephen Cummings peaked at number 33 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Here I Come” by Fergie peaked at number 22 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Hernando's Hideaway” by Johnnie Ray peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1991, “I Saw Red” by Warrant peaked at number 36 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “If It's Love You Want / Hot Rain” by Edith Bliss peaked at number 24 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2019, “In My Head” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 36 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Just Give Me A Reason” by P!nk Featuring Nate Ruess peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Lay Down Beside Me / I Would Like To See You Again” by Don Williams peaked at number 88 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Little Town Flirt” by Del Shannon peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Moonlight Gambler” by Frankie Laine peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Murder On The Dancefloor” by Sophie Ellis-Bextor peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2019, “NASA” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 16 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Needy” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Pictures Of You” by The Last Goodnight peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Possible Theme For A Future TV Drama Series / Typical Romance” by Mental As Anything peaked at number 57 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Run To You” by Bryan Adams peaked at number 24 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Sexcrime (Nineteen Eighty-Four)” by Eurythmics peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Shadow Of The Day” by Linkin Park peaked at number 15 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Somethin' Stupid” by Robbie Williams And Nicole Kidman peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Such A Night / There's A Party Goin' On” by Racey peaked at number 94 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1952, “The Morning Side Of The Mountain” by Paul Weston And The Norman Luboff Choir peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Riddle” by Nik Kershaw peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “This Night Won't Last Forever / I Just Can't Say No To You” by Michael Johnson peaked at number 75 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2013, “We Come Running” by Youngblood Hawke peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Woman's Gotta Have It” by Wendy Matthews peaked at number 34 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Wrong Impression” by Natalie Imbruglia peaked at number 33 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1980, ✪ “Nice Legs, Shame About The Face” by Stark Naked And The Car Thieves peaked at number 24 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, ✪ “Operaa House” by Malcolm McLaren And The World Famous Supreme Team Show peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2019, “A Lot” by 21 Savage peaked at number 26 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Anything Is Possible” by Icehouse peaked at number 30 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Better Love Next Time” by Dr. Hook peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Born In The U.S.A.” by Bruce Springsteen peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Cruel Summer” by Bananarama peaked at number 32 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Don't Call Me Dude” by Scatterbrain peaked at number 43 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Everything She Wants” by Wham! peaked at number 6 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Fool In The Rain” by Led Zeppelin peaked at number 44 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Forest Fire” by Lloyd Cole And The Commotions peaked at number 25 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Games” by New Kids On The Block (as NKOTB) peaked at number 27 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Get Up (Rattle)” by Bingo Players Featuring Far East Movement peaked at number 25 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Heartbreaker” by Dread Zeppelin peaked at number 40 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2002, “If You Come Back” by Blue peaked at number 5 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Impossible” by James Arthur peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “It Ain't Necessarily So” by Bronski Beat peaked at number 27 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Just Give Me A Reason” by P!nk Featuring Nate Ruess peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Keeping The Faith” by Billy Joel peaked at number 38 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Let Me Think About It” by Ida Corr vs. Fedde Le Grand peaked at number 12 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Needy” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 11 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “September Morn'” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 19 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Boys Of Summer” by Don Henley peaked at number 18 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Unchained Melody” by The Righteous Brothers peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' 2008” by Michael Jackson And Akon peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2013, “When I Was Your Man” by Bruno Mars peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “With You” by Chris Brown peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2002, “You Are” by Atomic Kitten peaked at number 13 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “You're My Jamaica” by Charley Pride peaked at number 47 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1991, “Amazonia” by Rumba Tres peaked at number 30 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Dark Lady” by Cher peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Dyna-Mite” by Mud peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Maar wie holt van mekaar! (en Adam sleug Eva)” by Gerard Hoeben peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)/I Want You” by Robert Palmer peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Money The Phoney” by Dizzy Man's Band peaked at number 23 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Purple Mix” by S.B.B.L. peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “S.O.S. Fire In The Sky” by Deodato peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Since Yesterday” by Strawberry Switchblade peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “The Letter” by Bojoura peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “This Is Not America” by David Bowie And The Pat Metheny Group peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Treat Her Like A Lady” by The Temptations peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Watching You” by Shakatak peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Wicked Game” by Chris Isaak peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1980, ✪ “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Himmel No. 7 / Flickorna på TV2” by Gyllene Tider peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Just Another Night” by Mick Jagger peaked at number 6 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Lay Your Hands On Me” by Thompson Twins peaked at number 17 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Lover Boy” by Magnum Bonum peaked at number 7 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Off The Wall” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 9 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Shout” by Tears For Fears peaked at number 16 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Sommarparty” by Herreys peaked at number 20 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Riddle” by Nik Kershaw peaked at number 5 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1991, “A Little Time” by The Beautiful South peaked at number 20 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1991, “All This Time” by Sting peaked at number 23 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Fantasy” by Black Box peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1991, “In The Ghetto” by Mindwork peaked at number 28 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Play That Funky Music” by Vanilla Ice peaked at number 19 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1991, “Au fur et à mesure” by Liane Foly peaked at number 22 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Dr. Beat” by Miami Sound Machine peaked at number 23 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Freedom” by Wham! peaked at number 16 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Justify My Love” by Madonna peaked at number 17 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Let's Go Crazy” by Indra peaked at number 11 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Tequila” by Latino Party peaked at number 8 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1974, “My Coo-Ca-Choo” by Alvin Stardust peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1985, “This Is Not America” by David Bowie And The Pat Metheny Group peaked at number 3 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Unbelievable” by EMF peaked at number 8 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, ✪ “Woodpeckers From Space” by Video Kids peaked at number 6 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Comanchero” by Raggio Di Luna (Moon Ray) peaked at number 4 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Fantasy” by Black Box peaked at number 26 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Happy Song” by Boney M. And Bobby Farrell With The School-Rebels peaked at number 21 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Kansas City” by The Les Humphries Singers peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Mother And Child Reunion” by Frank Farian Corporation Featuring Reggie Tsiboe peaked at number 28 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Play That Funky Music” by Vanilla Ice peaked at number 14 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Shout” by Tears For Fears peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1991, “So Sad” by Gregorian peaked at number 17 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Star Star” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1980, “You Can Do It” by Al Hudson And The Soul Partners peaked at number 6 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

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In 1883, Alabama became the first U.S. state to enact an antitrust law.

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In 1904, Control of the Panama Canal Zone was acquired by U.S. for $10 million.

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In 1906, Tommy Burns beats Marvin Hart for the heavyweight boxing champ in 20 rounds.

In 1915, Nevada enforced a convenient divorce law. Do you NOT take this person to be you lawfully wedded spouse? I know pronounce you ex-spouse and ex-spouse.

In 1919, Benito Mussolini broke with the Socialist party and founded his own Fasci del Combattimento (Fascist) party in Italy.

In 1927, President Calvin Coolidge signed a bill creating the Federal Radio Commission, the forerunner of the Federal Communications Commission. The commission assigns frequencies, broadcast times and wattage to U.S. radio stations. The name was changed to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on July 1, 1934.

In 1930, Terrytoons, Cartoon Characters by Paul Terry, debut.

In 1935, The Mickey Mouse film, “The Band Concert” is released. Donald Duck also appears. This is the first Mickey Mouse film in Technicolor.

In 1938, Joe Louis knocked out Nathan Mann in the third round at Madison Square Garden in New York to retain his world heavyweight title.

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In 1949, “Mary Kay and Johnny”, TV Comedy; moved to CBS.

In 1956, Manager Branch Rickey finally broke the color barrier in major league baseball when he signed Jackie Robinson to play for the Brooklyn Dodgers; Robinson went on to be the first black major league player.

In 1957, R.C., “What Is A Teenage Girl?” by Tom Edwards peaked at #57 on the pop singles chart.

In 1957, The United States Supreme Court ruled than professional football operations of the NFL did fall within coverage of existing anti-trust laws.

In 1959, “Alvinʹs Harmonica” by Chipmunks entered the Top 40 chart.

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In 1968, Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia 76ers wowed the home crowd at the old Philadelphia Arena by becoming the first pro basketball player to score more than 25,000 career points.

In 1970, In his first solo appearence on U.S. television, Ringo Starr guest starred on “Rowan and Martinʹs Laugh-In”.

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In 1974, R.C., “Midnight Rider” by Gregg Allman peaked at #19 on the pop singles chart.

In 1974, R.C., “The Americans (A Canadianʹs Opinion)” by Tex Ritter peaked at #90 on the pop singles chart.

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In 1978, Kenny Rogersʹ “Lucille” wins a Grammy for Best Male Country Vocal Performance.

In 1979, George Harrison released his “George Harrison” album.

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In 1985, R.C., “Rockin' At Midnight” by Honeydrippers peaked at #25 on the pop singles chart. The group consisted of Robert Plant, Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck.

In 1985, The Smiths topped the United Kingdom album chart with “Meat is Murder.” Bruce Springsteenʹs “Born in the USA” had held that position. In 1996, the Arrogant Worms sort of answer that with their take on this issue “Carrot Juice Is Murder.”

In 1985, Indiana basketball coach Bob Knight was ejected five minutes into the Hoosiersʹ 72-63 loss to Purdue when he threw a chair across the court. After two fouls were called on his team, Knight was hit with a technical. While Purdue was shooting the technical, Knight picked up a chair from the bench area and threw it across the court, earning his second technical.

In 1986, At Londonʹs 100 Club, The Rolling Stones unexpectedly play almost a dozen songs--mostly blues covers-- for a tightly invited audience, gathered to pay tribute to Ian Stewart. Guests who found their way to the stage: Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Pete Townshend, Jack Bruce and Simon Kirke (ex of Bad Company). It marks the first time The Stones have played together live in almost five years, and word is, it may have rejuvenated hopes of a 1986 tour.

In 1986, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar of the Los Angeles Lakers replaced Elvin Hayes as the NBAʹs all-time leader in games played when he appeared in number 1,304, a 117-111 overtime win at Philadelphia.

In 1986, News of a possible payola scandal broke…involving independent record promoters suspected of buying radio time.

In 1987, Supernova 1987A in LMC first seen; first naked-eye supernova since 1604.

In 1989, Heavy metal was included as a category in the Grammy Awards for the first time. Metallica performed at the ceremonies, but the award went to Jethro Tull — and clearly audible booing from the audience ensued.

In 1990, On “Perfect Strangers” itʹs a case of “how to succeed in business” without necessarily knowing English, as wide eyed ex-sheepherder Balki Bartokomous is whisked from the mailroom to the top of the corporate ladder after a corporate restructuring of the “Chicago Chronicle” where he and his cousin Larry Appleton work. But in a shocking twist rarely seen on television sitcoms, Larry discovers his relative is the victim of a cruel joke and has been promoted only so the newspaper can prove it has minorities in positions of power.

In 1990, “Blue Sky Mining” album by Midnight Oil was released

In 1991, On the cover of TV Guide: “Roseanne, TVʹs War Stars, Mr. Rogers”. Other Articles: Elizabeth Montgomery, Roseanne

In 1991, R.C., “Iʹve Been Waiting For You” by Guys Next Door peaked at #42 on the pop singles chart; copying New Kids On The Block bombed on the charts.

In 1991, North Carolina becomes the first team in NCAA basketball history to win 1,500 games with a 73-57 victory over Clemson.

In 1992, Anthrax make their TV debut, playing themselves on “Married…With Children.”

In 1992, “I Witness Video” TV Reality Series debut on NBC.

In 1993, It was announced that the new host of PBSʹs Masterpiece Theater was New York Times columnist and best-selling humorist Russell Baker. He replaced Alistair Cooke, who retired after 22 years.

In 1993, Mick Fleetwood said a new Fleetwood Mac album was in the works…but that Stevie Nicks had left the group.

In 1996, “Late Night with Conan OʹBrien” ends “Time Travel Week” with a trip to the future, only to learn that theyʹve landed on the “PLANET OF THE TELEPATHIC BABY CHICKS!!!” (Donʹt ask.)

In 1997, NBC TV shows “Schindlerʹs List,” completely uncensored, 65 million people watch. Sorry Valerie Bertinelli!

In 1997, The miniseries “Night Sins” starring Valerie Bertinelli aired this night and again two nights later on CBS. (is this becoming This Day in Valerie Bertinelli History with all those VAL entries here? Seems like Val is doing something all the time anyway)

In 1997, Scientists in Scotland announced they had succeeded in cloning an adult mammal, producing a lamb named Dolly. (Dolly, however, was later put down after a short life marred by premature aging and disease.)

In 1998, Tom Selleck starred in the TV sitcom “The Closer” debuting on CBS…but was closed shortly afterwards due to low ratings. Some television guide listings mocked the show by omitting the first letter of the show so that it spells out “Loser.”

In 1999, “Believe” single by Cher was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA

In 1999, “What The Hell Happened To Me?” album by Adam Sandler was certified Multi Platinum 2.00 by the RIAA

In 1999, “Whatʹs Your Name” album by Adam Sandler was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 2000, A cover of the Led Zeppelin classic “What Is And What Should Never Be” by Jimmy Page and the Black Crowes becomes available for free download exclusively from e-tailer Musicmaker.com.

In 2013, Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche makes history just by stepping into the UFC cage. Rousey wins the UFCʹs first womenʹs bout, beating Carmouche on an armbar, her signature move, with eleven seconds left in the first round of their bantamweight title fight at UFC 157.

In 2019, Actress Katherine Helmond, known for playing matriarchs on the ABC sitcoms “Whoʹs the Boss?” and “Soap,” died at her home in Los Angeles at the age of 89.

In 2046, 02 x 23 = 46

The Holiday Almanacs for February 23, 2022

What's Today?

Today is Wed Feb the 23 in the year 2022
Jan 1 began on a Sat
This is day 54 of the year
Serialnumber = 44603
Julian date = 2459622 O.S.= 2 - 10 - 2022

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[Guyana] Republic Day (1970)
[USA] Iwo Jima Day (1945)
[USA] Tennis Day
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Gem: amethyst
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