DFS MB OD SDN Shop

Notice: As an Amazon Associate, the author of this website earns from qualifying purchases.


You are at the section The Big Datebook

The Big Datebook for February 24

Last Updated 02-25-2021

🎭🎵Bill Bailey -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.2/24/1964 N.S. or 1/13/1965 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Composer, English

🎭🎵Dominic Chianese -- is 90 in the year 2021 and 91 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1931
Actor, Singer
TV Shows: The Sopranos (as Corrado "Uncle Junior" Soprano), Boardwalk Empire

🎭🎵Renata Scotto -- is 87 in the year 2021 and 88 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1934
Actress, Opera Soprano, Italian
Misc: opera director

💰Phillip Knight -- is 83 in the year 2021 and 84 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1938
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, Executive
Misc: founder and chairman of Nike, Inc., the 23-year-old, $4 billion shoe and fitness company based in Beaverton, Ore.; named "The Most Powerful Man in Sports" by The Sporting News in 1992.

🎭James Sloyan -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1940
Actor
TV Shows: Oh Madeline (as Charlie), Young and the Restless

🏆Denis Law -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1940
Hall of Famer, Soccer Striker, Scottish
Misc: CBE

🎭🎵🎷Joanie Sommers -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1941
Actress, Jazz Singer
Misc: Pepsi Girl 60s

🎭Jenny O'Hara -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1942
Actress
TV Shows: The Facts of Life (as Miss Emily Mahoney), My Sister Sam (as Dixie)
Movie Titles: Mystic River, Devil, Matchstick Men

⛪⚖Joseph A. Lieberman -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1942
Jewish, Senator

🎭🎵🎸Paul Jones -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1942
Actor, Songwriter, Harmonicaist, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Names/Places: RN:Paul Pond
Group Names: Manfred Mann

🎭Barry Bostwick -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1945
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
Names/Places: b. in San Mateo, Ca.
Misc: some say b. 1946
TV Shows: Scruples, I'll Take Manhattan, Spin City (as Mayor Winston)
Movie Titles: Grease, Rocky Horror Picture Show (as Brad), Spy Hard

✍🎭Michael Radford -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1946
Writer, Actor, Director, India
Movie Titles: Il Postino: The Postman, Nineteen Eighty-Four, The Merchant of Venice, Dancing at the Blue Iguana

🏆🏀Mike Fratello -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1947
Sportscaster, NBA Coach, NBA Player
Names/Places: NN: The Czar

Did you enjoy this page? By clicking this text banner, you can pay $10 to help keep this website going. Please donate once a week. Thank you.

✍🎭🎵Edward James Olmos -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1947
Screen/Scriptwriter, Humanitarian, TV/Movie Actor, Producer/Director, Trumpeter
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; Lorraine Bracco's hubby
TV Shows: Miami Vice (as Lt. Martin Castillo)
Movie Titles: Blade Runner, Battlestar Galactica, 2 Guns, Zoot Suit, Stand & Deliver, Selena

🎵Rupert Holmes -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1947
Music Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Adult-Pop Singer, English
Song Titles: Escape (The Pina Colada Song), Him

🎵Vladimir Chekasin -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1947
Musician, Reeds, Russian

🏆Jennifer Liano -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1948 N.S.
Model, Playmate
Misc: May 1970

🏆Lorrie Menconi -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1948 N.S.
Playmate
Misc: February 1969

🎭🎵Dennis Waterman -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1948
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Singer, English
Names/Places: NN:Minder
TV Shows: The Sweeney (as Det. Sgt. George Carter), Minder (as Terry), Tube Mice (as Toaster voice), Stay Lucky (as Thomas Gynn), New Tricks (as Gerry Standing)
Movie Titles: Scars of Dracula, Sweeney!

🏆⚽Walter Ferguson Smith -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1948
Hall of Famer, Soccer Defender, Soccer Manager, Scottish
Misc: Soccer Director

🎵🎸George Thorogood -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1950
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: The Destroyers (lead)
Song Titles: Bad to the Bone, Gear Jammer, I Drink Alone, Willie and the Hand Jive, Reelin' and Rockin', Born to Be Bad, You Talk Too Much, Hello Little Girl, If You Don't Start Drinkin' (I'm Gonna Leave), Get a Haircut, Howlin' for My Baby
Album Titles: George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Move It On Over, Bad to the Bone, Maverick, Born to Be Bad

🎭Helen Shaver -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1951
TV/Movie Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer/Director, Canadian
TV Shows: United States, Jessica Novak (star), WIOU (as Kelby), Poltergeist: The Legacy (as Dr. Rachel Corrigan), The Education of Max Bickford (as Erica Betts)
Movie Titles: The Land Before Time, The Color of Money, Tremors II: Aftershocks

🎭Debra Jo Rupp -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1951
Actress
TV Shows: That 70's Show (as Kitty Foreman)
Movie Titles: She's Out of My League, Big, Death Becomes Her

🏆Tom Burleson -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1952
Olympic Athlete
Misc: basketball (Oly-silv-1972) tallest Olympian-7'4"

🏆🏈Greg Westbrooks -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1953
NFL Linebacker
Misc: Super Bowl XIV
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Rams

🏆🏈Vince Ferragmo -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1954
NFL Quarterback, CFL Figure

😀Find Out More About a Person -- very easy to do
Here's How
Instructions: Use our Amazon Link on our shop.megabirthdays.com website!
This Is Our Link: shop.megabirthdays.com

🎭Melinda Naud -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1955
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Operation Petticoat (as Lt. Dolores Crandell), Happy Days (as Paula Petralunga), Detective School

🏆🏁Alain Prost -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1955
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, French
Misc: 4-time Formula One world champion (1985-86,89,93); sat out 1992 then returned to win 4th driver's title in 1993 at age 38; retired after '93 season as all-time F1 wins leader with 51.

📰🎭Paula Zahn -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1956
Newscaster, Journalist, Stage Actress
TV Shows: World News This Morning, Good Morning America, CBS News This Morning

🏆🏈Terry Bowden -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1956
College Football Coach, College Football Player
Misc: led Auburn to 11-0 record in his first season as Division I-A head coach; NCAA probation earned under previous staff prevented bowl appearance; son of Bobby.

🏆⚾Eddie Murray -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1956
Hall of Famer, MLB First Baseman
Names/Places: NN: Steady Eddie
Misc: 8x All-Star, 3x Silver Slugger, 3x Gold Glove; 400+ HRs; some say 1957; over 3000+ hits and 1850 RBIs; Orioles #33 retired
Sports Teams: Baltimore Orioles (1977-1988), Los Angeles Dodgers (1989-1991), New York Mets (1992-1993), Cleveland Indians (1994-1996), Baltimore Orioles (1996), Anaheim Angels (1997), Los Angeles Dodgers (1997)

🎭Mark Moses -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1958
Actor
TV Shows: The Single Guy (as Matt), Desparate Housewives (as Paul Young), Manhattan, Homeland, Mad Men (as Duck Phillips), The Last Ship
Movie Titles: Platoon, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Letters from Iwo Jima

🎭Susan Scannell -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1958
Actress
TV Shows: Dynasty (as Nicole Simpson 1984-85)

🎵Sammy Kershaw -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1958
Country Singer
Song Titles: "She Don't Know She's Beautiful", "Cadillac Style", "Anywhere but Here", "Haunted Heart", "Queen of My Double-Wide Trailer", "I Can't Reach Her Anymore", "National Working Woman's Holiday", "Third Rate Romance", "Meant to Be", "Vidalia", "Love of My Life
Album Titles: Don't Go Near the Water (1991), Haunted Heart (1993), Feelin' Good Train (1994), "Politics, Religion and Her" (1996), Labor of Love (1997), Maybe Not Tonight (1999), I Finally Found Someone (2001), I Want My Money Back (2003), Honky Tonk Boots (2006), Better Than I Used to Be (2010), Do You Know Me: A Tribute to George Jones (2014), I Won't Back Down (2015)

🎭Beth Broderick -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1959 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: The 5 Mrs. Buchanans, Hearts Afire (as Dee Dee Starr), Sabrina The Teenage Witch (as Aunt Zelda Spellman)
Movie Titles: Revenge of the Bridesmaids, Two Step

🎵Colin Farley -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1959
Singer, Bassist, British
Group Names: Cutting Crew

🎭Emilio Rivera -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1961 N.S.
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Mayans M.C., The Family Business, Sons of Anarchy (as Marcus Álvarez)
Movie Titles: Venom

🎭🏆Teresa "Teri" Susan Weigel -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1962
XXX-rated actress, Playmate
Misc: April 1986

🏆🏈Eric (Football) Williams -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1962
NFL Tackle

🎵Michelle Shocked -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1962
Songwriter, Singer

🏆🏈Fuad Reveiz -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1963
NFL Player, Colombian

🏆⚾Marias Carrillo -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1963
MLB Player

🏆🏒Mike (Hockey) Vernon -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1963
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭David Beach -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1964
Actor
Movie Titles: Delocated

✍🎭Todd Field -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1964
Writer, Actor, Director
TV Shows: Once and Again (as David Cassilli)
Movie Titles: Eyes Wide Shut, Twister, Little Children, In The Bedroom

🏆🏈Paul Gruber -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1965
NFL Tackle

🎭Billy Zane -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1966
Movie Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: The Phantom, Titanic, Back to the Future (series)

🎭Ben Miller -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1966 N.S.
Comedian, English
Misc: half of the (Alexander) Armstrong and Miller comedy duo
Movie Titles: The Prince and Me

🏆🏈Marv Cook -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1966
NFL Tight End

The DFS Today in History CD! Click here to get even more facts for each of the 366 days!

🏆⚾René Arocha -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1966
MLB Pitcher, Cuban

🏆🏒Kevin MacDonald -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1966
NHL Coach, NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏈Vaughn Booker -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1968
NFL Defensive End

🏆🏈Roy Barker -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1969
NFL Tackle

Kienast Quintuplets-The -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1970
Multi-tuplets
Names/Places: Amy, Abby, Sara, Ted, & Gordon

✍🎭Jonathan Ward -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1970
Writer, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Charles in Charge (as Douglas Pembroke), New Adventures of Beans Baxter (as spyteen Benjamin "Beans" Baxter Jr.)
Movie Titles: FernGully: The Last Rainforest, Mac and Me, Steel Magnolias, White Water Summer

🏆🏈Jeff Garcia -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1970
NFL Player, Canadian Football Player

Gillian Flynn -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1971 N.S.
Author

🏆🏒Brian Savage -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1971
NHL Left Wing, Canadian

🏆🏒Terry Hollinger -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1971
NHL Player, Canadian

😀Megabirthdays Donation Website -- is online since 1995 as Offbeat Datebooks
Fundraising Drive
How To Support: This site costs $41 a day! Donate any amount to the webmaster to help pay for hosting expenses. Thank you.
This Is Our Donation Link: https://paypal.me/davesfunstuff

🏆🏈Ron (Football) Davis -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1972
NFL Cornerback
Misc: Superbowl XXXI
Sports Teams: Green Bay Packers

🏆🏒Manon Rheaume -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1972
NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Misc: first female NHL player; USA Weekend says b. 1975

🎭Nick Savalas -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1973
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: Telly's son
TV Shows: Kojak: The Price of Justice, Superman: The Last Son of Krypton

🏆Heather Whitestone -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1973
Beauty Pagent Winner
Misc: Miss America 1994

🏆🏈Harold Morrow -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1973
NFL Fullback

🏆🏒Alexei Kovalev -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1973
NHL Right Wing, Russian

🎭Bonnie Somerville -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1974
Actress
TV Shows: Grosse Pointe (as Courtney Scott/Laura Johnson), N.Y.P.D. Blue (as Det. Laura Murphy), Code Black (as Christa)
Movie Titles: The Ugly Truth, Bedazzled, Without a Paddle, Holiday Engagement

🏆⚾Mike Lowell -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1974 N.S.
MLB Third Baseman
Names/Places: aka Michael Averett Lowell
Misc: World Series MVP 2007, 4x All-Star, 2x World Series champion, Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
Sports Teams: Florida Marlins, Boston Red Sox

🎵🎷Jimmy Greene -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1975 N.S.
Jazz Saxophonist

🏆🏌Zach Johnson -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1976 N.S.
Golfer

🎭Jay Kenneth Johnson -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1977
Actor
TV Shows: North Shore (as Chris Remsen)
Movie Titles: Hack!

🏆🥊Floyd Mayweather -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1977
Boxer

🏆⚾Bronson Arroyo -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1977 N.S.
MLB Pitcher
Misc: All-Star, Gold Glove, World Series champ; active as of 2015
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnatti Reds, Boston Red Sox, Arizona Diamondbacks

🎵Alexis Jose Grullon -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1977
Singer
Group Names: Menudo

Louise Woodward -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1978
Criminal, English
Misc: nanny who killed Matthew Eappen

🎭Eddie McGee -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1979
Actor, Director
Movie Titles: The Human Race, The Angel, Drop Dead Roses

🏆🥊Shinsuke Nakamura -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1980 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Japanese

🏆🏈Bob Sanders -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1981
NFL Safety

Add Some Birthdays with Facts, Titles, Teams, Trivia, Achievements, Television Shows, Movies, Video Game Voice Jobs, and More! Send info to David Tanny, 8898 Navajo Road, Suite C, PMB 142, San Diego, CA 92119-2142

🏆🎾Lleyton Hewitt -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1981
Tennis Player, Australian

🎵Brandon Brown -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1983
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Mista

🎵🎸Matt McGinley -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1983
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Gym Class Heroes

🎭Wilson Bethel -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1984
Actor
TV Shows: Hart of Dixie (as Wade Kinsella)

🎭Dre Davis -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1986 N.S.
Actress

🎭🎮🏆🥊Bryce Papenbrook -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1986 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, Martial Arts
TV Shows: Pokemon Origins, Durarara!!, Blue Exorcist, Sword Art Online, Tenkai Knights, The Seven Deadly Sins, Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works, Attack on Titan
Video Games: Lost Planet 2, Saints Row (series), Power Rangers Super Megaforce, Final Fantasy (series), Pac-Man (series), Call of Duty (series)

🎭Alexander Koch -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1988 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Under the Dome (as James "Junior" Rennie)
Movie Titles: The Ghosts

🎭Daniel Kaluuya -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1989 N.S.
Actor
Movie Titles: Black Panther, Get Out

Jacob Allan Zimmer -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1990
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Kim's son

🎭🎵O'Shea Jackson Jr. -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1991 N.S.
Actor, Rapper
Movie Titles: Straight Outta Compton

🎭🏆Emily Rudd -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1993 N.S.
Actress, Model

Osceola Byron Malachi Chaplin-Salkind -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1994
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Jane Chaplin & Ilya Salkind's son

😀Add/Edit Some Facts -- contact the webmaster/editor
via E-Mail
Details: Are We Missing Some Facts and Celebrity Birthdays? Did Someone Die? Please send info to David Tanny, 8898 Navajo Road, Suite C, PMB 142, San Diego, CA 92119-2142.
This Is Our Amazon Link: shop.megabirthdays.com

Nicholas James Pelzer -- is 23 in the year 2021 and 24 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1998
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Kimberlin Brown and Gary's son

🎵Katherine Grace "Kate" Grahn -- is 23 in the year 2021 and 24 in the year 2022; b.2/24/1998 N.S.
Singer, Drummer
Names/Places: Nancy Lee Grahn's daughter

🎭Ramona Márquez -- is 20 in the year 2021 and 21 in the year 2022; b.2/24/2001 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actress, English
Movie Titles: Arthur Christmas, The King's Speech, Hotel Babylon

Loy Ann Hale -- is 15 in the year 2021 and 16 in the year 2022; b.2/24/2006
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Martel and Tony's daughter

Samantha Rose Williams -- is 9 in the year 2021 and 10 in the year 2022; b.2/24/2012
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Elizabeth Kennedy and Barry's daughter

🎭Dorothy Parke -- b.2/24/????
Actress, Canadian
Misc: retired from acting in 1991

👑Emperor Charles V Of Holy Roman Empire -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1500 d.9/21/1558 (58)
King, Dutch (Netherlands), Spanish
Misc: then Charles I of Spain; ruled 1516-56

Pope Clement VIII -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1536 Ju-1 or 3/6/1536 N.S. d.3/5/1605 N.S. (69)
Pope, Italian
Misc: from 1592-1605

Thomas Newcomen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1664 d.8/5/1729 (65)
Inventor, British
Misc: created the first practical atmospheric steam engine for pumping water

🎨⚛Jacques de Vaucanson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1709 N.S. d.11/21/1782 N.S. (73)
Artist, Inventor, French

✍🎖⚖John Burgoyne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1722 d.8/4/1792 (70)
Dramatist/Playwright, Army Officer, Politician, British

🎖⚖Henry Laurens -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1723 O.S. or 3/6/1724 N.S. d.12/8/1792 (68)
Revolutionary, Statesman
Misc: President of Continental Congress

Sir Joseph Banks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/13/1743 J-LD or 2/24/1743 N.S. d.6/19/1820 (77)
Botanist, Explorer, Naturalist, English
Misc: a patron of the natural sciences

Wilhelm Carl Grimm -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1786 d.12/16/1859 (73)
Children's Author, German
Misc: Folklorist
Book Titles: Fairy tales, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Goldilocks, Little Red Riding Hood

John Wise -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1808 N.S. d.9/28/1879 N.S. (71)
Aeronautical, Aviator, Balloonist
Misc: a pioneer in the field of ballooning; unsure of death date

🎨Henry Kirke Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1814 d.7/10/1886 (72)
Sculptor

✍📰George William Curtis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1824 N.S. d.8/31/1892 N.S. (68)
Writer, Editor
Misc: of Harper's Weekly

🎨Winslow Homer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1836 d.9/29/1910 (74)
Painter, American

Did you enjoy this page? By clicking this text banner, you can pay $20 to help keep this website going. Please donate once a week. Thank you.

John Philip Holland -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1841 d.8/12/1914 (73)
Engineer, Inventor, Irish
Misc: pioneered the modern submarine and the first to be formally commissioned by the U.S. Navy and the first Royal Navy submarine, the Holland 1.; some say b. Feb 24, 1840 but incorrect according to the Christian Brothers' register in Limerick which contains the notation "J.P. Holland....entered June 15, 1858, aged 17."

⚛💰Miles Seed -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1843 d.12/4/1913 (70)
Inventor, Manufacturer, English
Misc: photographic dry plates for X-Rays & astronomy

John Henry Comstock -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1849 d.3/20/1931 (82)
Educator

George Moore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1852 d.1/21/1933 (80)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Short Story Writer, Poet, Critic, Irish

🏆🏁🏊John Arthur Jarvis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1872 N.S. d.5/9/1933 N.S. (61)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, English
Misc: won 108 titles

🏆⚾Honus Wagner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1874 d.12/6/1955 (81)
Hall of Famer, MLB Coach, MLB Shortstop, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: NN:Flying Dutchman; RN: John Peter Wagner
Misc: Honus may have been the best "all-around" player in history; he could run, hit, field and play any position, but preferred shortstop where he played for 21 years. His 252 triples is still a record. He recorded 10,427 at-bats, won 8 NL batting titles, 5x stolen base leader, 3,430 hits; Pirates #33 retired
Sports Teams: Louisville Colonels (player 1897-1899), Pittsburgh Pirates (player 1900-1917, coach 1917, coach 1933-1951)

🎵George Botsford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1874 d.2/11/1949 (74)
Composer

🎭Victor Moore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1876 d.7/23/1962 (86)
Movie/Stage Actor, Vaudevillan
Misc: Ziegfeld Follies
Movie Titles: Seven Year Itch

😀Use Our Amazon Link -- to help support the website
shopping link
Details: Finished With Us For Today? Please Click Here to Get Some Stuff Delivered To You!
This Is Our Amazon Link: shop.megabirthdays.com

🎵Rudolph Ganz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1877 d.8/2/1972 (95)
Conductor/Composer, Cellist, Pianist, Swiss

🎭Bert Lytell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1885 d.9/28/1954 (69)
TV/Movie Actor, TV Host
Misc: 1920s silent movie idol
TV Shows: One Man's Family (as Henry Barbour)

🎖Chester W. Nimitz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1885 d.2/20/1966 (80)
Naval Officer
Misc: WWII admiral in charge of Pacific Fleet in WWII.

Mary Ellen Chase -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1887 d.7/28/1973 (86)
Author, Novelist, Scholar, Teacher

🎭Marjorie Main -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1890 d.4/10/1975 (85)
Movie Actress
Names/Places: RMLN:Tomlinson Krebs
Misc: played Ma Kettle in movies

🏆⚾Wilbur Cooper -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1892 d.8/7/1973 (81)
MLB Player

Elizabeth McDonald -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1894 d.5/11/1992 (98)
Inventor
Misc: Spic & Span

🎭Richard Thorpe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1896 d.4/1/1991 (95)
Movie Director
Misc: of MGM

🎵Don Law -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1902 d.12/20/1982 (80)
Hall of Famer, Music Executive, Country Musician
Misc: Head of Columbia Records' country music division

🎵Clyde Hart -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1910 d.3/19/1945 (35)
Pianist

🎭Zachary Scott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1914 d.10/3/1965 (51)
Movie Actor, TV Host

William Fairbank -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1917 d.9/30/1989 (72)
Physicist
Misc: superconductivity

🎭Douglas Watson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1921 d.5/1/1989 (68)
Actor

⛪🎭Abe Vigoda -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1921 d.1/26/2016 N.S. (94)
Jewish, TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: 1970s TV crime show guest actor
TV Shows: Barney Miller (as Detective Phil Fish), Fish (as Detective Phil Fish)
Movie Titles: Look Who's Talking, The Godfather (series as Mafia leader Tessio)

🎭Steven Hill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1922 d.8/23/2016 N.S. (94)
Actor
TV Shows: Mission: Impossible (as Daniel Briggs), Law & Order (as D.A. Adam Schiff)

🎭Ross Ford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1923 N.S. d.6/22/1988 N.S. (65)
Actor
TV Shows: Meet Millie (as Johnny Boone Jr.)

🎵Fred Steiner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1923 N.S. d.6/23/2011 N.S. (88)
Conductor/Composer, Arranger
Misc: Orchestrator, Film Historian; worked for television, radio and film.
TV Shows: The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show (theme writer), Perry Mason (theme writer), Star Trek (theme writer), Hogan's Heroes (composer), Have Gun-Will Travel (composer), The Twilight Zone (composer), Gunsmoke (composer), Rawhide (composer)
Movie Titles: Star Wars: Episode VI-Return of the Jedi (uncredited composer), The Color Purple (one of the team of composers)

🏆🏈Lynn Chandnois -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1925 d.4/19/2011 (86)
NFL Player
Misc: returned 2,720 yards in kickoffs with 3 TDs

Visit our DFS Store for our Amazon search link.

🎭Emanuelle Riva -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1927 d.1/27/2017 N.S. (89)
Actress, French

Mark Lane -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1927 d.5/10/2016 N.S. (89)
Attorney, Civil Rights Leader
Misc: Vietnam war crimes investigator

✍⚖Michael Harrington -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1928 d.7/31/1989 (61)
Writer, Politician, Social Reformer

🏆⚾Bubba (John) Phillips -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1928 d.6/22/1993 (65)
MLB Player

🎭Richard B. Shull -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1929 d.10/14/1999 (70)
Actor
TV Shows: Diana, Holmes & Yoyo (as Det. Alexander Holmes)

🎭Joan Diener -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1930 d.5/13/2006 (76)
Actress

🎭🎮John Vernon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1932 d.2/1/2005 (72)
TV/Movie Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, Canadian
Names/Places: RN:Adolphus Vernon Agopsowicz
TV Shows: Delta House (as Dean Vernon Wormer), The Blue & the Gray, Hail to the Chief, Acapulco H.E.A.T. (as Mr. Smith)
Movie Titles: The Outlaw Josey Wales, Topaz, Dirty Harry, National Lampoon's Animal House
Video Games: Area 51, Fallout (series), Earth and Beyond, Command and Conquer (series), Star Trek: Klingon Academy

Zell Miller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1932 N.S. d.3/23/2018 N.S. (86)
Senator, Governor

🎵🎷Michael Legrand -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1932 N.S. d.1/26/2019 N.S. (86)
Conductor/Composer, Arranger, Songwriter, Jazz Pianist, French
Misc: of Movies
Movie Titles: The Thomas Crown Affair, The Other Side of the Wind, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

😀Click Here to Donate Ten Dollars to DavesFunStuff, Operator of Megabirthdays -- is online since 1995 as Offbeat Datebooks
Fundraising Drive
How To Support: This site costs $41 a day to maintain including labor! Did you enjoy this page? By clicking on the link above, you can pay $5 to help keep this website going. Please donate once a week. Thank you.
Here Is Our Link: https://www.paypal.me/davesfunstuff/10

🎵David Newman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1933 d.1/20/2009 (75)
Flutist, Saxophonist
Names/Places: NN:Fathead
Misc: sessionist

Bettino Craxi -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1934 d.1/19/2000 (65)
Politician, Italian
Misc: Prime Minister

🏆🏁Lance Reventlow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1936 d.7/24/1972 (36)
Auto Racer

🎭James Farentino -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1938 d.1/24/2012 (73)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn, N.Y.; Michelle Lee's ex-
TV Shows: Blue Thunder (as Frank Chaney), The Lawyers (as Neil Darrell), Cool Million, Dynasty (as Dr. Nick Toscanni), Blue Thunder

🎵Louis Ramirez -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1938 d.6/7/1993 (55)
Music Producer, Arranger, Composer, Keyboardist, Vibes, Bandleader
Misc: Timbales; Salsa performer

🎭Peter Duel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1940 d.12/31/1971 (31)
Actor
Names/Places: RLN:Deuel; he changed his last name spelling to Duel
TV Shows: Gidget (as John), Love on a Rooftop, Alias Smith & Jones (as Joshua Smith/Hannibal Hayes)

🏆🥊Jimmy Ellis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1940 d.5/6/2014 (74)
Boxer
Misc: WBA heavyweight boxing champ (1968-70)

🎵🎸Nicky Hopkins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1944 d.9/6/1994 (50)
Songwriter, Pianist, Rock & Roll Keyboardist, English
Misc: sessionist for many rock bands
Group Names: The Rolling Stones, The Who, Jeff Beck, Kinks, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane, Steve Miller Band

🎭Mike Hodge -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1947 d.9/9/2017 N.S. (70)
Actor
Movie Titles: Ransom, Adam, Striking Distance

🎵🎸Lonnie Turner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1947 N.S. d.4/28/2013 N.S. (66)
Bassist, Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Quicksilver Messenger Service, The Steve Miller Band

🏆🏈Fred Dean -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1952 N.S. d.10/14/2020 N.S. (68)
Hall of Famer, NFL Player
Misc: 4x Pro Bowl, 2x All-Pro, 2x Super Bowl champ; in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Lousiana Tech, San Diego Chargers (1975-1981), San Francisco 49ers (1981-1985)

💻Steven Jobs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1955 N.S. d.10/5/2011 N.S. (56)
Computer Company Owner
Misc: Apple Computer founder

🏆🏒Dave Strader -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1955 N.S. d.10/1/2017 N.S. (62)
Sportscaster, Hockey Announcer, American
TV Shows: The NHL on NBC, NHL on NBC Sports Network

🎭Mitch Hedberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1968 d.3/29/2005 (37)
Comedian

Cotton Mather -- Death Anniversary -- 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.

Henry Cavendish -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/10/1731 N.S. d.2/24/1810 N.S. (78)
Chemist, Physicist, French
Names/Places: b. France, raised in England
Misc: discovered the element of hydrogen

Robert Fulton -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1765 N.S. d.2/24/1815 N.S. (49)
Hall of Famer, Inventor
Misc: The Steamboat

This Site Costs $41 a Day to Maintain. Do you enjoy these birthday listings? Please Click Here to Pay Any Amount Towards the Webmaster. Thank you.

🎨John Frazee -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/18/1790 d.2/24/1852 (61)
Architect, Sculptor

Marc Seguin -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/20/1786 d.2/24/1875 (88)
Engineer, Inventor, French
Misc: suspension bridge

💰William Winston Corcoran -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/27/1798 d.2/24/1888 (89)
Financier, Philanthropist, Banker

🎖Joshua Chamberlain -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/8/1828 d.2/24/1914 (85)
Soldier, Educator

🏆⚾Edward S. "Eddie" Plank -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/31/1875 N.S. d.2/24/1926 N.S. (50)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: NN:Gettysburg Eddie
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1914), St. Louis Terriers (1915), St. Louis Browns (1916-1917)

🎭Guy Standing -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/1/1873 d.2/24/1937 (63)
Actor, English

🏆⚾Jack Glasscock -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/22/1857 d.2/24/1947 (89)
MLB Shortstop

🎵Franklyn Baur -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1903 or ??/??/1904 d.2/24/1950 (46)
Tenor
Misc: no source can find his birthdate

😀The DFS Today in History CD! -- made on demand
CD-R Disc
Details: even more facts for each of the 366 days.
Here Is Our Link: http://www.megabirthdays.com/2003datebookcd.htm

🏆⚾Max Bishop -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/5/1899 d.2/24/1962 (62)
MLB Player
Names/Places: NN:Camera Eye

🎵Franz Waxman -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/24/1906 d.2/24/1967 (60)
Conductor/Composer, German

🎭Conrad Nagel -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/16/1897 d.2/24/1970 (72)
Movie/Stage Actor, TV Host, Game Show Host
TV Shows: Celebrity Time

🎵Darrell Banks -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/25/1937 d.2/24/1970 (32)
Soul Singer

✍📰Margaret Leech -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/7/1893 d.2/24/1974 (80)
Author, Historian
Names/Places: aka Margaret Pulitzer

✍🎭H. Allen Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/19/1907 d.2/24/1976 (68)
Humorist, TV Host
Misc: an authority on crime

🎭John Darrow -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/17/1907 d.2/24/1980 (72)
Actor

🎵Edwin McArthur -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/24/1907 d.2/24/1987 (79)
Pianist, Conductor

🎵Memphis Slim -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/3/1915 d.2/24/1988 (72)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Pianist, Blues Singer
Names/Places: RN:Peter Chatman

🎨Irwin Chanin -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/29/1891 d.2/24/1988 (96)
Architect

🏆🏒⛸William Thayer Tutt -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/2/1912 d.2/24/1989 (76)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Figure, Figure Skater
Misc: Tutt was elected to the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 1973 and the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1978. He was also elected to the United States Figure Skating Hall of Fame in 1991; he was an executive for several ice hockey leagues and organizations

🏆⚾Sparky Adams -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/26/1894 d.2/24/1989 (94)
MLB Player

📰Malcolm S. Forbes -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/19/1919 d.2/24/1990 (70)
Publisher
Names/Places: b. in New York City; MN:Stevenson
Misc: Sportsman; Forbes magazine owner; Fortune

🏆⚾Tony Conigliaro -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/7/1945 d.2/24/1990 (45)
MLB Outfielder
Misc: one of baseball's great tragedies and the youngest major leaguer ever to win the home-run crown; Conigliaro had power and speed, but was nearly killed by a pitch from Jack Hamilton, resulting in vision damage that greatly reduced his skills. He still hit 36 homers in 1970.
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox

🎭🎵Johnnie Ray -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/10/1927 d.2/24/1990 (63)
Actor, Songwriter, Pianist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Dallas, OR; RN:John Alvin Ray; NN:The Prince of Wails

📰🎭John Charles Daly -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/20/1914 d.2/24/1991 (77)
Newscaster, Correspondent, Journalist, Actor, Game Show Host, South African
Misc: Voice of America director
TV Shows: NBC News, CBS News, ABC News, What's My Line, It's News to Me

Are We Missing Some Facts and Celebrity Birthdays? Did Someone Die? Please send info to David Tanny, 8898 Navajo Road, Suite C, PMB 142, San Diego, CA 92119-2142

🎭🎵George Gobel -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/20/1919 d.2/24/1991 (71)
Radio Actor, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host, Panelist, Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago; NN:Little Georgie Gobel then Lonesome George
TV Shows: Leave It to Beaver (producer); George Gobel Show, Harper Valley PTA (as Mayor Otis Harper Jr.), Hollywood Squares

🎵Webb Pierce -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/8/1921 d.2/24/1991 (69)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country-Blues Performer
Names/Places: b. in West Monroe, LA
Misc: Ozark Jubilee; a top 50s country music star; his biggest hit "In The Jailhouse Now" topped the country chart for 21 weeks. Some say b. 1926
Song Titles: In The Jailhouse Now

🏆⚽Robert Frederick Chelsea "Bobby" Moore -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/12/1941 N.S. d.2/24/1993 N.S. (51)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
Misc: the "golden boy of English soccer" and captain of the national side that defeated West Germany 4-2 in the 1966 World Cup final at Wembley Stadium in London; it was England's only World Cup championship

⛪🎭🎵🏆🏌Dinah Shore -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/29/1916 d.2/24/1994 (77)
Hall of Famer, Jewish, Movie Actress, TV Talk Show Hostess, Variety Show Hostess, Pop Singer, Golf Figure
Names/Places: b. in Winchester, Tenn.; RN:Frances "Fanny" Rose Shore; George Montgomery's wife '43-62
Misc: honorary LPGA Hall of Fame member who founded a tournament that eventually became a major
TV Shows: The Dinah Shore Show, Dinah Shore Chevy Show, Dinah's Place, Dinah!, Dinah & Friends, Conversation with Dinah

🏆🏁🏊Hideko Maehata -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/20/1914 N.S. d.2/24/1995 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Japanese

⚖🎭Dorothy Porter -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/9/1906 d.2/24/1996 (89)
Mayor, Movie Actress, Dancer
Misc: Ziegfeld girl

🏆🏈Billy Lothridge -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/1/1942 N.S. d.2/24/1996 (54)
NFL Player, College Football Player

⛪🎭Henny Youngman -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/12/1906 d.2/24/1998 (92)
Jewish, Comedian, English
Names/Places: b. in Liverpool
Misc: The rapid-fire joke-a-second old-timer with a fiddle; Take My Wife, Please!!

🎨Antonio Prohias -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/17/1921 d.2/24/1998 (77)
Cartoonist, Cuban
Misc: Created "Spy vs. Spy" for M*A*D Magazine

🎭🎵Mel Stewart -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/19/1929 d.2/24/2002 (72)
TV Actor, Saxophonist
TV Shows: Mr. Peepers (as Mr. Remington), The Ann Sothern Show (as Jason Maculey), All in the Family (as Henry Jefferson), Roll Out, On the Rocks, Tabitha (as Marvin Decker), Freebie & the Bean, Scarecrow & Mrs. King (as Billy Melrose)

🎵Arthur Lyman -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/2/1933 d.2/24/2002 (69)
Drummer, Guitarist, Pianist, Vibraphonist

😀Add/Edit Some Facts -- contact the webmaster/editor
via E-Mail
Details: help keep this website updated. Add Some Birthdays and Facts! Titles, Teams, Trivia, Achievements, Television Shows, Movies, Video Game Voice Jobs, and More! Send info to David Tanny, 8898 Navajo Road, Suite C, PMB 142, San Diego, CA 92119-2142.
Also Visit Our Amazon Link Weekly: shop.megabirthdays.com

John McMorran -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/19/1889 d.2/24/2003 (113)
Misc: held the title of the World's Oldest Living American Man

🎭Alberto Sordi -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/15/1920 N.S. d.2/24/2003 N.S. (82)
Actor, Movie Director, Italian
Movie Titles: Laurel and Hardy (the dubbing voice of Oliver Hardy in the Italian version of the film series)

🎵🎸Howard "Howie" Epstein -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/21/1955 d.2/24/2003 (47)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

🎭John Randolph -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/1/1915 d.2/24/2004 (88)
Actor
TV Shows: Lucas Tanner (as John Hamilton), Lucan (as Dr. Hoagland), Angie (as Randall Benson)

🎵Goldie Hill -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/11/1933 d.2/24/2005 (72)
Country Singer
Names/Places: Carl Smith's wife, retired as plain old Mrs. Smith
Misc: Grand Ole Opry regular

🎭🏆Dennis Weaver -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/4/1924 d.2/24/2006 (81)
Vegetarian, TV Actor, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: b. in Joplin, MO
Misc: WWII Navy flyer
TV Shows: Gunsmoke (as Chester Goode), Kentucky Jones (star), Gentle Ben (as Tom Wedloe), McCloud (as Dep. Marshal Sam McCloud), Pearl, Centennial, Stone (as Det. Sgt. Daniel Stone), Emerald Point NAS (as Rear Adm. Thomas Mallory), Buck James (star)

🎭Don Knotts -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/21/1924 d.2/24/2006 (81)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Morgantown, WV
TV Shows: Steve Allen Show, Andy Griffith Show (as Dep. Barney Fife), Don Knotts Show, Three's Company (as Ralph Furley), Matlock (as Les "Ace" Calhoun)
Movie Titles: Ghost & Mr. Chicken, Reluctant Astronaut, Shakiest Gun in the West, Pleasantville

Octavia Butler -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/22/1947 d.2/24/2006 (58)
Sci-fi Writer
Book Titles: Parable of the Zower, Kindred, Xenogenesis

🎭🏆Bruce Bennett -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/19/1906 d.2/24/2007 (100)
Movie Actor, Sports Figure
Names/Places: RN:Herman Brix
Misc: Discus Thrower

🏆🏈Lamar Lundy -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/17/1935 d.2/24/2007 (71)
NFL Defensive

🎵🎷Leroy Jenkins -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/11/1932 d.2/24/2007 (74)
Composer, Violinist, Jazz Musician

🎵Larry Norman -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1947 d.2/24/2008 N.S. (60)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer, Christian/Rock Performer
Misc: considered to be a pioneer of Christian Rock
Group Names: People!

🎵Eduardo Delgardo "Eddie" Serrato -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/5/1945 d.2/24/2011 (65)
Guitarist
Group Names: ? & the Mysterians

Jan Berenstain -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/26/1923 d.2/24/2012 (88)
Children's Author
Book Titles: The Berenstain Bears

🏆⚾Terry Mathews -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/5/1964 d.2/24/2012 (47)
MLB Player

✍🎭Harold Ramis -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/21/1944 d.2/24/2014 (69)
Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian, Movie Director
TV Shows: Second City TV Network (as Moe Green & others)
Movie Titles: National Lampoon's Animal House, Meatballs, Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II, Stripes, Caddyshack, Heavy Metal, Back to School, Baby Boom, Airheads, Orange County, Knocked Up, National Lampoon's Vacation, Groundhog Day, Analyze This, Stuart Saves His Family

🎵🎸Francis "Franny" Beecher -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/29/1921 d.2/24/2014 (92)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: The Comets (lead guitar player for backing band for Bill Haley)

🎵Lennie Baker -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/18/1946 N.S. d.2/24/2016 N.S. (69)
Pop Singer
Group Names: Sha Na Na
Song Titles: Blue Moon (sang lead)

🎭Emma Chambers -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/11/1964 d.2/24/2018 N.S. (53)
Actress, English
TV Shows: Notting Hill, The Vicar of Dibley

🎭Sridevi Kapoor -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/13/1963 N.S. d.2/24/2018 N.S. (54)
Actress, Producer, India
Misc: Bollywood's first female superstar

🎨🎭🎵Bud Luckey -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/28/1934 N.S. d.2/24/2018 N.S. (83)
Designer, Animator, Cartoonist, Cartoon Voice Actor, Composer, Singer/Musician, American
Misc: primarily an animated character designer; worked on TV commercial animated mascots such as Tony the Tiger, Toucan Sam, "Snap, Crackle and Pop"
TV Shows: Sesame Street (short animated films)
Movie Titles: Toy Story (series), A Bug's Life, "Monsters, Inc.", Finding Nemo, Cars, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Winnie-the-Pooh (as Eeyore)

Finished With Us For Today? Please Click Here to Get Some Stuff Delivered To You!

🏆🏁Durward Knowles -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/2/1917 N.S. d.2/24/2018 N.S. (100)
Yachtsperson, Olympic Athlete, Bahamas

🎭Paul Blackwell -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/11/1954 N.S. d.2/24/2019 N.S. (64)
Actor, Australian
Misc: primarily a stage actor

🎵Mac Wiseman -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/23/1925 N.S. d.2/24/2019 N.S. (93)
Hall of Famer, Bluegrass Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: RN: Malcolm B. Wiseman; NN: The Voice with a Heart

✍📰Donald Keene -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/18/1922 N.S. d.2/24/2019 N.S. (96)
Writer, Translator, Literary Critic, Historian, Scholar, Educator, Teacher, American
Misc: Translator of Japanese literature and culture.

🎭Ben Cooper -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/30/1933 N.S. d.2/24/2020 N.S. (86)
TV/Movie Actor
Movie Titles: Johnny Guitar, The Rose Tattoo, Gunfight at Comanche Creek, Arizona Raiders

✍🎭Diana Serra Cary -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/29/1918 N.S. d.2/24/2020 N.S. (101)
Author, Actress, Vaudevillaness, American
Names/Places: RN: Peggy-Jean Montgomery, aka Baby Peggy
Misc: Silent Film Historian, Child Film Actress

✍⚛Clive Cussler -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/15/1931 N.S. d.2/24/2020 N.S. (88)
Writer, Novelist, Archaeologist
Misc: marine archaeologist
Movie Titles: Raise The Titantic, Sahara, Deep Six, Cyclops

Katherine Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/26/1918 N.S. d.2/24/2020 N.S. (101)
Mathematician, Physician
Misc: most famous for her work with NASA

🎭Ronald Pickup -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/7/1940 N.S. d.2/24/2021 N.S. (80)
Actor, English
TV Shows: The Crown
Movie Titles: The Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, The Mission, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Lolita

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1973, ✪ “Dueling Banjos” by Eric Weissberg And Steve Mandell peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, ✪ “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by John Fogerty And The Blue Ridge Rangers peaked at number 16 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, ✪ “Popeye Joe” by Ernie K-Doe peaked at number 99 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, ✪ “That's My Pa” by Ben Colder (Sheb Wooley) peaked at number 51 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “A Man Needs A Woman” by James Carr peaked at number 63 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “A Million To One” by Five Stairsteps peaked at number 68 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “All Or Nothing” by Milli Vanilli peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Aqua Boogie (A Psychoalphadiscobetabioaquadoloop)” by Parliament peaked at number 89 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Baby, I Need Your Loving” by Eric Carmen peaked at number 62 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Be My Lover” by La Bouche peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Beware Of My Crew” by L.B.C. Crew peaked at number 75 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “But For The Grace Of God” by Keith Urban peaked at number 37 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Can't Be Wasting My Time” by Mona Lisa Featuring Lost Boyz peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Dancing In The Moonlight” by King Harvest peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Dear Lady Twist” by Gary U.S. Bonds peaked at number 9 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Don't Burn Me” by Paul Kelly (soul) peaked at number 79 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Dreidel” by Don McLean peaked at number 21 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Fire” by The Pointer Sisters peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Glycerine” by Bush peaked at number 28 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Happy” by Bobby Darin peaked at number 67 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Hey Little One” by Glen Campbell peaked at number 54 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Him And I” by G-Eazy And Halsey peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “I Can't Say Goodbye” by Bobby Vee peaked at number 92 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight” by Tommy Boyce And Bobby Hart peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “It's Magic” by The Platters peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Jesus Is Just Alright” by The Doobie Brothers peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Jesus To A Child” by George Michael peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Killing Me Softly (With His Song)” by Roberta Flack peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Looking For A Fox” by Clarence Carter peaked at number 62 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Lost Someone” by James Brown And The Famous Flames peaked at number 48 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Love Don't Cost A Thing” by Jennifer Lopez peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Love Is Blue” by Al Martino peaked at number 57 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Love Music” by The Raiders peaked at number 97 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Love Struck” by Stonebolt peaked at number 70 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Midnight” by Johnny Gibson peaked at number 76 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Music! Music! Music!” by The Happenings peaked at number 96 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “No One Else” by Total peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Nobody Wants To Be Lonely” by Ricky Martin With Christina Aguilera peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Norman” by Sue Thompson peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Not Gon' Cry” by Mary J. Blige peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Palace Guard” by Ricky Nelson peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1945, “Saturday Night (Is The Loneliest Night In The Week)” by Frank Sinatra With Axel Stordahl And His Orchestra peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Say It Right” by Nelly Furtado peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Shimmy, Shimmy Walk” by Megatons peaked at number 88 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Sinner Man” by Sarah Dash peaked at number 71 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Springfield Plane” by Kenny O'Dell peaked at number 94 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Stormy” by Santana peaked at number 32 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Stutter” by Joe Featuring Mystikal peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Surfer's Stomp” by The Marketts peaked at number 31 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1951, “Tennessee Waltz” by Les Paul And Mary Ford peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “The Birth Of The Beat” by Sandy Nelson peaked at number 75 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “The Cajun Queen” by Jimmy Dean peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “The Wanderer” by Dion peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Theme From 'Valley Of The Dolls'” by Dionne Warwick peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “There's A Party Going On” by Yvonne peaked at number 88 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “This Is The Thanks I Get” by Barbara Lynn peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “To Each His Own” by Frankie Laine peaked at number 82 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Visions Of A Sunset” by Shawn Stockman peaked at number 45 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “We Got It” by Immature Featuring Smooth peaked at number 37 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “We're A Winner” by The Impressions peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “What Kind Of Man Would I Be?” by Chicago peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “What's So Good About Goodbye” by The Miracles peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)” by Sylvester peaked at number 36 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “You Make Me Sick” by P!nk peaked at number 33 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “You Stepped Into My Life” by Melba Moore peaked at number 47 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1968, ✪ “Spooky” by Classics IV peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2007, “2U” by Keshia Chanté peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “A Little More Love” by Olivia Newton-John peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Baby I'm Burning” by Dolly Parton peaked at number 30 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Be My Lover” by La Bouche peaked at number 22 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Better Off As We Are” by Blue Rodeo peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Brain Stew / Jaded” by Green Day peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Break It To Me Gently” by Brenda Lee peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Bump!” by Mastermind peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Common People” by Pulp peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Dancin' In The City” by Marshall Hain peaked at number 40 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Dangerous” by Roxette peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Do You Want To Dance?” by Bette Midler peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Fallen Leaves” by Billy Talent peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Fire” by The Pointer Sisters peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Got To Be Real” by Cheryl Lynn peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Her Royal Majesty” by James Darren peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “I Go To Rio” by Pablo Cruise peaked at number 39 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “I Was Made For Dancin'” by Leif Garrett peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “I'm Never Gonna Be Alone Anymore” by Cornelius Brothers And Sister Rose peaked at number 32 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2001, “It Wasn't Me” by Shaggy Featuring Ricardo 'RikRok' Ducent peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Jesus Is Just Alright” by The Doobie Brothers peaked at number 33 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Liquid Dreams” by O-Town peaked at number 24 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Little Salvation” by Luba peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Look Alive” by BlocBoy JB Featuring Drake peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Love Don't Live Here Anymore” by Rose Royce peaked at number 41 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Mine” by Bazzi peaked at number 13 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2001, “One Step Closer” by Linkin Park peaked at number 23 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Same Old Obsession \ You Are What I Am” by Gordon Lightfoot peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Sing For The Day” by Styx peaked at number 27 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Skip A Rope” by Henson Cargill peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Somewhere In The Night” by Barry Manilow peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Soul Man” by The Blues Brothers peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Strawberry Shortcake” by Jay And The Techniques peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1996, “The World I Know” by Collective Soul peaked at number 8 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Tomorrow” by Strawberry Alarm Clock peaked at number 20 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Walking Wounded” by The Tea Party peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Woman In Chains” by Tears For Fears peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1968, ✪ “Green Tambourine” by Sundragon peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, ✪ “Hocus Pocus” by Focus peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, ✪ “I Think I Can Beat Mike Tyson” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince peaked at number 94 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2007, ✪ “Lollipop” by MIKA peaked at number 59 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, ✪ “Principal's Office” by Young MC peaked at number 54 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “96 Tears” by The Stranglers peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “A Little Bitty Tear” by Burl Ives peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Ain't Love A Bitch” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Airhead” by Girls At Play peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Always Your Way” by My Vitriol peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “American Dream” by Jakatta peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Babette” by Tommy Bruce peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Baby Of Mine / Just For You” by Alan Price peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Back Here” by BBMak peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Bend Me, Shape Me” by The American Breed peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Black Nite Crash” by Ride peaked at number 67 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Brighter Day” by Kelly Llorenna peaked at number 43 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Can't Keep Me Silent” by Angelic peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Child” by Definition Of Sound peaked at number 48 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Count On Me” by Whitney Houston And CeCe Winans peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Crashed Into Love” by Spandau Ballet peaked at number 96 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Dance With Me” by Debelah Morgan peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Dancing In The Moonlight” by Toploader peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Desecration Smile” by Red Hot Chili Peppers peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Dirty Love” by Thunder peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Dominoid” by Moloko peaked at number 65 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “E.I.” by Nelly peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Electronic Pleasure” by N-Trance peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Enjoy The Silence” by Depeche Mode peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Every Which Way But Loose” by Eddie Rabbitt peaked at number 41 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2018, “For You (Fifty Shades Freed)” by Liam Payne And Rita Ora peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Forever As One” by Vengaboys peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “From Here, To There, To You” by Hank Locklin peaked at number 44 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Get Busy” by Mr. Lee peaked at number 41 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Go Away” by Honeycrack peaked at number 41 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Happy Days” by Sweet Mercy peaked at number 63 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Here With Me” by Dido peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Holding On 4 U” by Clock peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “House Of Broken Love” by Great White peaked at number 44 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “How Could We Dare To Be Wrong” by Colin Blunstone peaked at number 45 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “How Does It Feel” by The Wannadies peaked at number 53 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Hyperballad” by Björk peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “I Don't Know Anybody Else” by Black Box peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “I Wanna Love You” by Akon Featuring Snoop Dogg peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “I'm In The Mood For Love” by Jools Holland And Jamiroquai peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “I'm Not Satisfied” by Fine Young Cannibals peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Jailbreak” by Paradox peaked at number 66 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Jeannie” by Danny Williams peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Jellyhead” by Crush peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Just Can't Get Enough” by Transformer 2 peaked at number 45 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Just Like Jesse James” by Cher peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “King Kong Five” by Mano Negra peaked at number 95 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Let Me Go” by Hailee Steinfeld Featuring Alesso, WATT And Florida Georgia Line peaked at number 30 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Light Aircraft On Fire” by Auteurs peaked at number 58 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Lightning Man” by Nitzer Ebb peaked at number 97 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Livin' On The Edge Of The Night” by Iggy Pop peaked at number 51 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Looking Through The Eyes Of Love” by The Partridge Family peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Man With No Eyes” by Michael Monroe peaked at number 90 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “May The Sun Shine” by Nazareth peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Never Knew Love Like This” by Pauline Henry peaked at number 40 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Never Never Love” by Simply Red peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Once More” by The Orb peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Open Your Eyes” by Snow Patrol peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Pathway To The Moon” by MN8 peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Pictures Of Matchstick Men” by Status Quo peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Probably A Robbery” by Renegade Soundwave peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Red Top Hot Shot” by Queen B peaked at number 85 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Reelin' And Rockin'” by Chuck Berry peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Ring A Ding Girl” by Ronnie Carroll peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Rock-A-Hula Baby / Can't Help Falling In Love” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Roots Bloody Roots” by Sepultura peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Rose” by The Feeling peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Shake Your Groove Thing” by Peaches And Herb peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “She Wears My Ring” by Solomon King peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Skin On Skin” by Grace peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Somebody To Love” by Brad Newman peaked at number 47 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Sometimes” by Max Q peaked at number 53 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Space Shuttle” by Gil Scott-Heron peaked at number 77 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Steamy Windows” by Tina Turner peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Stereotypes” by Blur peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Still Too Young To Remember” by It Bites peaked at number 60 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Sylvia” by Focus peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Take Me Girl, I'm Ready” by Junior Walker And The All Stars peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Take Me Home, Country Roads” by Olivia Newton-John peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Take On The World” by Judas Priest peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Tell Me There's A Heaven” by Chris Rea peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “The Call” by Backstreet Boys peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2018, “This Is Me” by Keala Settle And The Greatest Showman Ensemble peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Today” by Sandie Shaw peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Ultra Flava” by Heller And Farley Project peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Weekend” by Mick Jackson peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Wham Bam” by Candy Girls Featuring Sweet Pussy Pauline peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Whisky In The Jar” by Thin Lizzy peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Who Do U Love” by Deborah Cox peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Wild Love” by James Bay peaked at number 39 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “You Learn” by Alanis Morissette peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “You're A Star” by Aquarian Dream peaked at number 67 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1968, ✪ “Let It Out (Let It All Hang Out)” by The Hombres peaked at number 16 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2001, ✪ “Secret Agent Man” by The Superjesus peaked at number 43 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “(Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away / One More Look At The Night” by Andy Gibb peaked at number 61 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1962, “A Little Bitty Tear” by Burl Ives peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Black Velvet” by Alannah Myles peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Break The Chain” by Motiv 8 peaked at number 43 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Breakfast At Tiffany's” by Deep Blue Something peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Busted” by Joanne peaked at number 36 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Captain Captain (Empty Horses) / Stoned On Love” by Moscos And Stone peaked at number 41 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Daydreamin'” by Lupe Fiasco Featuring Jill Scott peaked at number 40 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Famous Last Words” by My Chemical Romance peaked at number 20 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Fee Fi Fo Fum” by Candy Girls Featuring Sweet Pussy Pauline peaked at number 22 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Hey! Little Girl” by Del Shannon peaked at number 12 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “How Much I Feel / Ready For Camarillo” by Ambrosia peaked at number 30 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2007, “How To Save A Life” by The Fray peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Jimmy Dean” by Icehouse peaked at number 47 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Ken Carter” by Ammonia peaked at number 50 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Kryptonite” by 3 Doors Down peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Let's Twist Again” by Chubby Checker peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Lying Is The Most Fun A Girl Can Have Without Taking Her Clothes Off” by Panic! At The Disco peaked at number 26 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Monterey” by Eric Burdon And The Animals peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Norman” by Sue Thompson peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Nothing Compares 2 U” by Sinéad O'Connor peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Sky” by Sonique peaked at number 18 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Stuck In A Moment You Can't Get Out Of” by U2 peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Stuck With Me” by Green Day peaked at number 46 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Summer Rain” by Johnny Rivers peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Tears On My Pillow” by Kylie Minogue peaked at number 20 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Tell Me” by P. Diddy Featuring Christina Aguilera peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “The African Shuffle / Hole In The Middle” by Flash And The Pan peaked at number 85 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1996, “The Good Life” by The New Power Generation peaked at number 32 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2018, “These Days” by Rudimental Featuring Jess Glynne, Macklemore And Dan Caplen peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2007, “This Ain't A Scene, It's An Arms Race” by Fall Out Boy peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Tin Soldier” by Small Faces peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Too Hot” by Coolio peaked at number 42 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Water Of Love / Six Blade Knife” by Dire Straits peaked at number 54 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Yellow” by Coldplay peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1973, “You're So Vain” by Carly Simon peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2001, ✪ “AM Radio” by Everclear peaked at number 32 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, ✪ “Lump” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America peaked at number 8 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1979, ✪ “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Again” by Lenny Kravitz peaked at number 5 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Do The Right Thing” by Redhead Kingpin And The F.B.I. peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Don't Cry Over Spilled Milk” by Joe Tex peaked at number 27 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Don't Tell Me” by Madonna peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Hand In My Pocket” by Alanis Morissette peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Hip Hop Is Dead” by NAS Featuring will.i.am peaked at number 28 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, “I Wish” by Skee-Lo peaked at number 14 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, “I'll Always Be Around” by C + C Music Factory peaked at number 38 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1979, “I'm Every Woman” by Chaka Khan peaked at number 18 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, “I'm Your Man” by All-4-One peaked at number 36 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Janie's Got A Gun” by Aerosmith peaked at number 13 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Just Like Jesse James” by Cher peaked at number 16 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1979, “New York Groove” by Ace Frehley peaked at number 24 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Run For Home” by Lindisfarne peaked at number 36 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Sandstorm / Feel The Beat” by Darude peaked at number 26 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2007, “She Moves In Her Own Way” by The Kooks peaked at number 11 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Sick Boy” by The Chainsmokers peaked at number 25 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Street Tuff” by Double Trouble Featuring Rebel MC peaked at number 29 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Stuck With Me” by Green Day peaked at number 40 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Stupid Girl” by Garbage peaked at number 32 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2001, “The 3D EP” by Betchadupa peaked at number 30 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2018, “These Days” by Rudimental Featuring Jess Glynne, Macklemore And Dan Caplen peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1990, “This Is The Moment” by Chris Thompson peaked at number 17 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Wonderful World” by James Morrison peaked at number 16 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1968, ✪ “Green Tambourine” by The Lemon Pipers peaked at number 9 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, ✪ “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “(You Gotta Walk) Don't Look Back” by Peter Tosh With Mick Jagger peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Bianca” by Freddy Breck peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Burnin' Love” by Critical Mass peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Chain Of Fools” by Aretha Franklin peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Dreams Are Ten A Penny (Jenny Jenny)” by Kincade peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “En nou die hendjes de lucht in” by Van alles wé m.m.v. c.v. de Loeiers peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Father And Son” by Boyzone peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Get Up! (Before The Night Is Over)” by Technotronic Featuring Felly peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Go Like Elijah” by Chi Coltrane peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Het is hier binnen beter dan buiten” by De Deurzakkers peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “I Am Blessed” by Eternal peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “I Can't Stand It!” by Twenty 4 Seven Featuring Captain Hollywood peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “I Love To Love” by La Bouche peaked at number 30 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “I Wish It Would Rain Down” by Phil Collins peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “If You Hold My Hand” by Donna Hightower peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Ik zie 'n pils” by De Havenzangers peaked at number 30 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Jump For Joy” by 2 Unlimited peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Kant aan m'n broek” by Rita Corita peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Maak van uw scheet een donderslag!” by De Breedbekkikkers peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Mama Loo” by The Les Humphries Singers peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Mexico” by Bob Moore And His Orchestra or Willy Schobben And His Orchestra peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Nothing Compares 2 U” by Sinéad O'Connor peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Op de deksel van de jampot...” by Vader Abraham peaked at number 19 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Spin That Wheel” by Hi Tek 3 Featuring Ya Kid K peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Take Five” by The Dave Brubeck Quartet peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Tanze mit mir in den Morgen” by Gerhard Wendland peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Welcome To The Terrordome” by Public Enemy peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Wij doen zelf straks 't licht wel uit” by Sus 5 peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night)” by Meat Loaf peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1979, “Baby It's You” by Promises peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Dear John” by Teach-In peaked at number 20 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Do You Know (What It Takes)” by Robyn peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Hon har blommor i sitt hår” by Anders Glenmark peaked at number 6 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1990, “I Wish It Would Rain Down” by Phil Collins peaked at number 7 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1979, “In The Bush” by Musique peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Le Freak” by Chic peaked at number 6 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Lily Was Here” by David A. Stewart Featuring Candy Dulfer peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Långt härifrån” by CajsaStina Åkerström peaked at number 19 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Nothing Compares 2 U” by Sinéad O'Connor peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Pour que tu m'aimes encore” by Céline Dion peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1979, “September” by Earth, Wind And Fire peaked at number 13 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Words” by The Christians peaked at number 18 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1996, “Hold On” by Jamie Walters peaked at number 18 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Land Of Dreaming” by Masterboy peaked at number 26 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Rich In Paradise "Going Back To My Roots"” by F.P.I. Project peaked at number 5 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Scandalous!” by Prince peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1990, “This Is The Right Time” by Lisa Stansfield peaked at number 20 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1996, “Dieu m'a donné la foi” by Ophélie Winter peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1990, “If Only I Could” by Sydney Youngblood peaked at number 8 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1990, “Brave Young Boy” by Money Talks peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Come Take My Hand” by 2 Brothers On The 4th Floor Featuring Des'Ray And D-Rock peaked at number 12 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Hélène” by Roch Voisine peaked at number 3 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1996, “I Wish” by Skee-Lo peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Lily Was Here” by David A. Stewart Featuring Candy Dulfer peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Missing (I Miss You Like The Deserts Miss The Rain)” by Everything But The Girl peaked at number 5 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Roots Bloody Roots” by Sepultura peaked at number 20 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1968, “The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde” by Georgie Fame peaked at number 7 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Wonderwall” by The Mike Flowers Pops peaked at number 13 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1996, ✪ “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Baby Make Love” by La Bionda peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Got To Get” by Rob 'n' Raz Featuring Leila K. peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1990, “I Wish It Would Rain Down” by Phil Collins peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Land Of Dreaming” by Masterboy peaked at number 20 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Nothing Compares 2 U” by Sinéad O'Connor peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Too Much Heaven” by The Bee Gees peaked at number 5 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

For Events On This Date, Get The Davesdatebook CD.

For a full list of events covering 27 categories including the Today in Music, Sports, and Entertainment subjects,
please purchase the davesdatebook CD.

Please Click Here for information.

Thank you for your patronage.

Related Events on This Date

In 1786, Author Wilhelm Grimm who, with his brother Jakob, wrote such Grimmʹs Fairy Tales as “Rumpelstiltskin,” “The Sleeping Beauty” and “Tom Thumb,” was born. He died on December 16, 1859.

In 1803, In its Marbury vs. Madison decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that it was the final interpreter of constitutional issues. It ruled that an act of Congress was null and void because it conflicted with the U.S. Constitution.

In 1821, Mexican rebels proclaimed the “Plan de Iguala,” their declaration of independence from Spain.

In 1863, The New Mexico Territory is formed from a portion of the Arizona Territory.

In 1863, Arizona was organized as a territory.

In 1939, The animated film, “The Practical Pig” is released.

In 1940, Frances Langford recorded one of the classic songs of all time — and one that would become a Walt Disney trademark (even today). “When You Wish Upon a Star” was recorded on Decca Records during a session in Los Angeles. Many artists have recorded the song, including pop diva Linda Ronstadt (with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra in the early 1980s). One can hear the song not only on record, but as the theme in the opening credits of any Disney movie, video and TV program and those “Iʹm going to Disneyland/World!” commercials, too. Hey David Tanny, youʹve been working on your Datebooks since 1981 and now youʹre famous on the Internet! What are you going to do now?

In 1943, George Harrison of the Beatles was born in Liverpool, England. (In a 1992 interview, Harrison told Billboard magazine that he had only recently learned that his birthday was not February 25.) After the breakup of the Beatles, Harrison scored number one hits with “My Sweet Lord” in 1970-71 and “Got My Mind Set on You” in 1988; he teamed up with Bob Dylan, Jeff Lynne, Tom Petty and Roy Orbison in 1988 to form the Traveling Wilburys. He died of cancer on November 29, 2001.

In 1948, 02 x 24 = 48

In 1956, The Donald Duck film, “Chips Ahoy” is released. Chip ʹn Dale also appear.

In 1957, Buddy Holly and the Crickets begin recording “Thatʹll Be the Day”

In 1958, R.C., “Get A Job (Sha-Na-Na, Na, Sha-Na-Na-Na-Na, Na)” by The Silhouettes peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1958, R.C., “The Little Blue Man” by Betty Johnson peaked at #17 on the pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Dough Re Mi”, TV Game Show; debut on NBC.

In 1962, R.C., “Popeye Joe” by Ernie K-Doe peaked at #99 on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, R.C., “Thatʹs My Pa” by Sheb Wooley peaked at #51 on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, R.C., “The Wanderer” by Dion peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.

In 1963, The first metal tennis racquet was invented, revolutionizing play. The invention sure made a racket out of the sport.

In 1964, Cassius Clay defeated Sonny Liston for the heavyweight boxing title.

In 1966, Gilliganʹs Island episode #59. “Ship Ahoax”. The Castaways begin to suffer from 'island madnessʹ due to the isolation. The Professor attempts to come up with a plan to lift everyoneʹs spirits.

In 1967, Wilt Chamberlain of Philadelphia shot 18-for-18 from the field against the Baltimore Bullets, an NBA record for field goals in a game without a miss.

In 1968, On the cover of TV Guide: “Joey Bishop”. Other Articles: Robert Vaughn, It Takes A Thief

In 1968, Pete Seeger was allowed to sing all six verses of his song, “Waist Deep in the Big Muddy” on the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. It was previously censored because it was critical of President Johnsonʹs Vietnam policy. A month later, Johnson decided not to run for office again. Seeger claimed his song influenced that decision.

In 1969, The Jimi Hendrix Experience performed its last British concert at Londonʹs Royal Albert Hall before breaking up.

In 1969, Johnny Cash records the album “Johnny Cash At San Quentin,” including “A Boy Named Sue.” The concert features his entire touring ensemble, including June Carter, Carl Perkins, The Carter Family and The Statler Brothers. It was recorded live as part of a British TV special. He had previously recorded “Live at Folsom Prison.”

In 1970, National Public Radio was founded.

In 1971, Janis Joplin received a gold record for her “Pearl” album. Joplin has died four months earlier.

In 1973, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of M*A*S*H”. Other Articles: Barbra Streisand, Kate Jackson

In 1973, R.C., “Dancing In The Moonlight” by King Harvest peaked at #13 on the pop singles chart. This song was used in the cult film “Dracula Bites The Big Apple”.

In 1973, R.C., “Dueling Banjos” by Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell peaked at number two on the pop singles chart; Martin Mull parodied it into “Dueling Tubas”.

In 1973, R.C., “Jesus Is Just Alright” by Doobie Brothers peaked at #35 on the pop singles chart.

In 1973, “The Reasoner Report”, TV News, debut on ABC.

In 1973, TVʹS ALL IN THE FAMILY A swastika is painted on the Bunkersʹ front door, and the family finds itself being defended by a radical leader.

In 1975, Steve Forrest leads a team of young aggressive cops in battles against the most dangerous situations in ABCʹs “S.W.A.T.” Robert Urich also stars. Nowadays, we have “C*O*P*S” and Fox-TVʹs reality crime specials, more riveting than any of the SWAT shows I ever watched. When the police need help, they call S.W.A.T., but who do S.W.A.T. call when they need help? Superman?

In 1976, “M*A*S*H” The heart of this superlative series was Captain Benjamin Franklin “Hawkeye” Pierce (Alan Alda), an insubordinate surgeon whose tongue was as sharp as his scalpel. While his surgical tools were used to put young soldiersʹ bodies back together, his rapier wit was usually employed to skewer military pretension and hypocrisy. Hawkeye puts both his cutting instruments to optimal use in “The Interview,” in which a television correspondent visits the 4077th to shoot a documentary. The episode, filmed in black and white, records staff members giving their alternately amusing, moving, and painful takes on everything from the madness of war to what they miss most about home. The “film” ends with the inevitable arrival of a new batch of casualties and the unit mobilizing to do the work it does best, but which it would rather not be doing at all, in a place it would rather not be.

In 1976, “The Eagles — Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975” becomes the first album in history to be certified gold and platinum by the R.I.A.A. The new certification represents sales of at least one million copies for albums and two million copies for singles. The platinum award was started in the early seventies because record sales were so high that most popular recordings surpassed the gold mark in a short period of time.

In 1978, NBC tries to milk some laughs from space adventure with the debut of “Quark.” Richard Benjamin stars. The underrated sitcomʹs title, which starred Richard Benjamin, accurately described the low ratings it received.

In 1978, Ray Charles guest stars on ABCʹs “The Second Barry Manilow Special.” This is what happens when you canʹt see the contracts youʹre signing.

In 1979, Highest price ever paid for a pig, $42,500, in Stamford, Texas.

In 1979, R.C., “Fire” by Pointer Sisters peaked at number two on the pop singles chart. It was parodied into “Elmer Fudd Sings Bruce Springsteen” by Robin Williams doing “Fire”.

In 1979, R.C., “You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)” by Sylvester peaked at #36 on the pop singles chart.

In 1979, The Sex Pistols released their soundtrack album, “The Great Rock ʹnʹ Roll Swindle.”

In 1979, The Policeʹs “Roxanne” is released.

In 1980, The U.S. hockey team defeated Finland, 4-2, to clinch its gold medal at the Winter Olympic Games in Lake Placid, New York. The “Miracle on Ice” drama had begun earlier with the U.S. teamʹs stunning upset win over the powerful Soviet team on February 22.

In 1980, NBC premieres the TV movie “Harper Valley P.T.A.,” based on Jeannie C. Rileyʹs hit single.

In 1980, Wayne Gretzky (Edmonton Oilers) became the first player in NHL history to score 100 points in a season before the age of 20.

In 1982, At the annual Grammy Awards, frmer Monkee Michael Nesmith was honored as the first recipient of the New Video of the Year award for his “Elephant Parts” performance

In 1982, At the annual Grammy Awards, John Lennon and Yoko Onoʹs “Double Fantasy” LP won Album of the Year.

In 1982, Kim Carnes, a former member of the New Christy Minstrels, wins a Grammy for “Bette Davis Eyes,” Record of the Year. It was also one of the most parodied-singles in history with songs like “Marty Feldman Eyes” and “Jimmy Duranteʹs Nose” and even “Colonel Sanderʹs Thighs” getting airplay on the “Doctor Demento Show” during 1981. Boy, weʹd sure love to see those Dolly Partonʹs…

In 1983, “Michael Bolton” album by Michael Bolton was released, but fortunately at the time, nobody noticed and nobody cared.

In 1983, “Shabooh Shoobah” album by INXS was released

In 1985, Quarterback Doug Flutie played his first game as a pro on this day. Flutie led the New Jersey Generals against Birmingham, losing 38-28. The former Boston College standout had a shaky start in his USFL debut, but still completed twelve of 18 passes in the fourth quarter of the game.

In 1985, Yul Brynner reprised his role in “The King and I” — setting an all-time box office record for weekly receipts. The show took in $520,920.

In 1986, “Master Of Puppets” album by Metallica was released

In 1986, “Shirley Murdock!” album by Shirley Murdock was released

In 1986, “You Again?” began airing on NBC

In 1987, Kareem Abdul- Jabbar of the Los Angeles Lakers got his first three-point shot this night. The leading scorer in NBA history had reached 36,000 points as of this date. But, up to this point, Kareem had never scored more than two at a time.

In 1988, In a ruling that expanded legal protections for parody and satire, the Supreme Court unanimously overturned a $150,000 award that the Reverend Jerry Falwell had won against Hustler magazine and its publisher, Larry Flynt.

In 1988, Campaigning as a member of the “Wild Party,” Alice Cooper announces he is going to run for Governor of Arizona.

In 1989, Margaret Ray is found on the grounds of David Lettermanʹs home and claims to be “Daveʹs wife.” It becomes an almost annual event, like Jay Leno hiring another batch of new, unfunny writers. Margaret committed suicide in 1998.

In 1989, “Parents Just Donʹt Understand” single by DJ Jazzy Jeff and Fresh Prince was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1989, “Weird Al” Yankovic records the title song “UHF” and “Let Me Be Your Hog” for his UHF Soundtrack And Other Stuff LP.

In 1991, Comedian George Gobel passed away at a Southern California hospital at the age of 71. Gobel is probably best known as a regular on the “Hollywood Squares” game show.

In 1992, Geraldo Rivera while on the air had fat cells from his derierre implanted into his wrinkled forehead.

In 1992, Actress Tracey Gold went back to work on the set of the TV sitcom “Growing Pains.” She had left the show to battle anorexia, no thanks to the moron Hollywood scriptwriters who wrote unfunny fat jokes aimed at her and made her into that condition.

In 1993, Sarah Michelle Gellar showed up for her first day of taping scenes for her new character, Kendall Hart, the daughter of Erica Kane, on "All My Children." Her first airdate would be March 11. (Date confirmed by Sarah Michelle Gellar.)

In 1994, In The Simpsonsʹ episode “DEEP SPACE HOMER”, itʹs a take on space in this out-of-this-world episode. Distressed over poor ratings for a recent mission (“Weʹve been beaten by A Connie Chung Christmas!”), NASA bigwigs decide to beam Homer (right) beyond the stratosphere. Once in orbit, though, he breaks his own record for buffoonery; he sets a bag of chips and an army of ants loose to float in the shuttleʹs cabin. “Maybe I do have the right… whatʹs that stuff?” Homer muses at one point. One thing is clear: The Simpsons writers do.

In 1995, “Runaway” single by Real Mc Coy was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1996, HBO aired The Late Shift, an account of the ugly battle between Jay Leno and David Letterman for the king of late night throne vacated by Johnny Carson.

In 1997, Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: “The LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN Video Special II” features the best highlights from the LATE SHOW, including special rebroadcasts of “The David Letterman Story,” “Dave Interviews CBS Job Applicants,” “Dave Meets the Big Man on Campus” and encore presentations of the very best Stupid Pet and Stupid Human Tricks.

In 1998, In case anybody hasnʹt noticed, Ann-Margaret starred in “Four Corners” a TV Drama that premiered on CBS on this day, but didnʹt last long.

In 1998, Henny Youngman, a tireless comic who quipped “Take my wife — please” and countless other one-liners during a career that spanned seven decades, died in New York City at age 91.

In 2001, Mathematician and computer scientist Claude Shannon, whose theories about binary code became the basis for modern mass communications networks, died in Medford, Massachusetts, at age 84.

In 2006, Emmy-winning comic star Don Knotts, best known as Deputy Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show, died of lung cancer. He was 81.

In 2014, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” began airing on NBC

In 2014, Writer-director-actor Harold Ramis, 69, died in Glencoe, Illinois.

In 2020, Katherine Johnson, a mathematician who calculated rocket trajectories and earth orbits for NASAʹs early space missions, died at 101; sheʹd been portrayed in the 2016 film “Hidden Figures,” about pioneering Black female aerospace workers.

In 2048, 02 x 24 = 48

The Holiday Almanacs for February 24, 2022

What's Today?

Today is Thu Feb the 24 in the year 2022
Jan 1 began on a Sat
This is day 55 of the year
Serialnumber = 44604
Julian date = 2459623 O.S.= 2 - 11 - 2022

Calendar

Holidays

Jeudi Gras
[USA] Health Education Week (Day 5)
[USA] Pay Your Bills Week (Day 5)
[USA] Visiting Nurse Week (Day 5)
[USA] Engineers Week (Day 5)
[USA] Wine Appreciation Week (Day 5)
[World] Friendship Week (Day 5)
[Cuba] Baire Uprising
[Estonia] National Day (1920)
[Ghana] Liberation Day (1966)
[Indiana] Vincennes Day-George Clark's defeat of British (1779)
[Mexico] Mexican Independence Day
[USA] Null and Void Day
[USA] Obnoxious Day
[World] Gregorian Calendar Day (1582). Pope Gregory XIII corrected the Julian Calendar

Reminders

Astrological sign: Aquarius: The Water Bearer (1-21 thru 2-19) Ruling Planet: Uranus; Element: Air; Traits: Humanitarian, independent, inventive, aloof; Body part associated with this sign: The legs; Occupations: Teacher, social worker, astronomer, astrologer, scientist, inventor.
Astrological sign: Pisces: The Fishes (2-20 thru 3-20). Body part associated with this sign: The feet. Element: Water. Occupations: Medicine, teacher, fisherman, dancing and the arts, clergy. Ruling Planet: Neptune. Traits: Sympathetic, sensitive, emotional, imaginative.
Flowers: violet and primrose
Gem: amethyst
Full Moon: the Snow Moon or the Seed Moon
AMD Awareness Month
America Loves Its Kids Month
American Heart Month
American History Month
Biorhythm Health Month
Black History Month
Blah Buster Month
Canned Food Month
Cat Health Month
Cherry Month
Children's Dental Health Month
Community College Month
Condom Month
Creative Romance Month
Cruise Vacation Month
Fiber Focus Month
Grapefruit Month
Great American Pies Month
Human Relations Month
Humpback Whale Awareness Month
International Twit Award Month
International Boost Your Self-Esteem Month
International Embroidery Month
Life Rhythms and Health Month
Love and Romance Month
Macadamia Nut Month
Marfan Syndrome Awareness Month
National Meat Month
Potato Lovers Month
Responsible Pet Owner Month
Return Shopping Carts to the Supermarket Month
Self-Help and Advice Books Month
Sleep Safety Month
Snack Food Month
TV Sweeps Month
Weddings Month
Wild Bird Feeding Month
World Understanding Month
World Wide Innovation Month
[Ancient Rome] Kalend‘ Februarius; Kalend Feb
[Plains Indians] Hunger Moon month
Bis-sexto calendas Martius, in leap years; a d vj Kal Mar
[Ancient Rome] Regifugium; a d vj Kal Mar
Menu:
The Big Datebook Main Page January February February 1 February 2 February 3 February 4 February 5 February 6 February 7 February 8 February 9 February 10 February 11 February 12 February 13 February 14 February 15 February 16 February 17 February 18 February 19 February 20 February 21 February 22 February 23 February 24 February 25 February 26 February 27 February 28 February 29 February 30 February 31 March April May June July August September October November December
Related:
TLB Pop Memories Blog The Big Datebook Unusual Video Daily Video 12 Packs
Market Zone:
Amazon Shopping The DFS Market
TV Zone:
Find your favorite TV shows with "Let's Watch TV!"
Notable:
Amazon Shopping Stuff! SDN Media News and More
Footer:
Dave's Fun Stuff Mega Birthdays Contact Webmaster



© 1995-2021. davesfunstuff.com All Rights Reserved. Reproduction of any part of this website without expressed written consent is prohibited.

Notice Of Disclosure (updated Oct 2020):

"David Tanny, owner and operator of the domains davesfunstuff.com, dfsxradio.com, megabirthdays.com, eightisenough.com, sandiegoradionews.com and davidtanny.com, and its related subdomains, is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. By making a purchase through the links to an amazon product or group page, this webmaster earns a small commission to pay for website administration duties. Linking does not imply endorsement. Clicking does not cost the visitor money. Please read the reviews of the product and return policies before deciding on making a purchase from a seller on Amazon. You will not be required to buy what you don't want or need. Thank you readers."

Website Cookie Policy