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Last Updated 11-26-2021

🎭Stanley Baxter -- is 95 in the year 2021 and 96 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1926 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Impressionist, Scottish, Gay
Names/Places: aka Stan Baxter

🎵Elaine Malbin -- is 89 in the year 2021 and 90 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1932
Opera Singer

🏆🏈Jim Mora -- is 86 in the year 2021 and 87 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1935
NFL Coach, College Football Coach

🏆🏌Walt Zembriski -- is 86 in the year 2021 and 87 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1935
Golfer

✍🎵🎷Archie Shepp -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1937 N.S.
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Teacher, Composer, Pianist, Tenor-sax, Bandleader, Jazz Saxophonist

🎭🎵Thomas Chong -- is 83 in the year 2021 and 84 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1938 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Director, Guitarist, Novelty Singer, Canadian
Names/Places: aka Tommy Chong
Group Names: Cheech and Chong
Song Titles: Santa Claus and His Old Lady, Basketball Jones featuring Tyrone Shoelaces, Sister Mary Elephant, Earache My Eye, Black Lassie, A Day at the Beach with Pedro and Man, Framed, Bloat On, Up in Smoke, Born in East L.A., I'm Not Home Right Now
Album Titles: Cheech and Chong, Big Bambu, Los Cochinos, Cheech and Chong's Wedding Album, Sleeping Beauty, Up in Smoke (soundtrack), Let's Make a New Dope Deal, Get Out of My Room
TV Shows: That 70's Show (as Leo Chingwake)
Movie Titles: FernGully: The Last Rainforest, Code Monkeys, Cheech and Chong's Animated Movie, Zootopia, Up in Smoke, Cheech and Chong's Next Movie, Nice Dreams, It Came From Hollywood, Things Are Tough All Over, Still Smokin', Yellowbeard, Cheech and Chong's The Corsican Brothers, Get Out of My Room, National Lampoon's Senior Trip, Evil Bong

Mary Hatwood Futrell -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1940
Educator

⛪🎭🎵Bob Dylan -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1941
Hall of Famer, Christianity convert, Actor, Composer, Songwriter, Harmonicaist, Pianist, Folk Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Duluth, MN; RN:Robert Allan Zimmerman
Group Names: The Traveling Wilburys (as Otis/Boo), soloist
Song Titles: Like a Rolling Stone, Positively 4th Street, Rainy Day Women #12 and 35, Lay Lady Lay, Knockin' on Heaven's Door, Gotta Serve Somebody
Album Titles: Bob Dylan, The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan, The Times They Are a-Changin', Another Side of Bob Dylan, Bringing It All Back Home, Highway 61 Revisited, Blonde on Blonde, John Wesley Harding, Nashville Skyline, Self Portrait, New Morning, Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid, Dylan, Planet Waves, Blood on the Tracks, The Basement Tapes, Desire, Street-Legal, Slow Train Coming, Saved, Shot of Love, Infidels, Empire Burlesque, Knocked Out Loaded, Down in the Groove, Oh Mercy, Under the Red Sky, Good as I Been to You, World Gone Wrong, Time Out of Mind, Love and Theft, Modern Times, Together Through Life, Christmas in the Heart, Tempest

🎵Derek Quinn -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1942
Guitarist, British
Group Names: Freddie & the Dreamers

🎭Gary Burghoff -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1943
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Bristol, CT
Misc: some say b. in 1940
TV Shows: Don Knotts Show, M*A*S*H (as Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly)
Movie Titles: M*A*S*H (as Cpl. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly)

🎭🎵Patti LaBelle -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1944
TV Actress, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Philadelphia; RN:Patircia Louise Holte
Misc: NOT b. Oct 4 1944 though reports keep coming in saying either day is correct.
Group Names: Patti LaBelle & the Bluebelles (lead), soloist
Song Titles: Lady Marmalade (with the Bluebelles), On My Own (with Michael McDonald)
TV Shows: A Different World (as Mrs. Wayne), Out All Night (as Chelsea Paige)

🎭Priscilla Presley -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1945
TV/Movie Actress, TV Hostess, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; Elvis Presley's wife 1967-73; RLN:Wagner then Beaulieu
TV Shows: Those Amazing Animals, Dallas (as Jenna Wade), Melrose Place (as Nurse Benson 1996)
Movie Titles: The Naked Gun (series)

🎵Dave Peacock -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1945
Songwriter, Novelty Singer, Pop Singer/Guitarist, English
Group Names: Chas & Dave

🎵🎸Steve Upton -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1946
Rock & Roll Drummer, Welsh (Wales)
Group Names: Wishbone Ash

🎵🏆🏈Mike Reid -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1947
Country Singer, NFL Player

🎵🎸Albert Bouchard -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1947
Songwriter, Drummer, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Blue Oyster Cult

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🎭Judith Kahan -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1948
TV Actress
TV Shows: Doc, All's Fair, Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (as Penny Major), Free Country, Mary
Movie Titles: Hot Shots!, Multiplicity, Analyze This, Hot Shots! Part Deux

🎭Jim Broadbent -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1949
Actor, English
Movie Titles: Bridget Jones' Diary, Hot Fuzz, Eddie the Eagle, "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe", Gangs of New York, Cloud Atlas, Hary Potter (series), Iris, Moulin Rouge!

🎵Jean-Marc Cerrone -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1952 N.S.
Music Producer, Composer, Disco Drummer

🎵🎷Dave DeFries -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1952 N.S.
Jazz Trumpeter, English

🎭Alfred Molina -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1953
TV/Movie Actor, Producer, English
TV Shows: Ladies Man (as Jimmy Stiles)
Movie Titles: Raiders of the Lost Ark, Chocolat, Frida, Dudley Do Right, Spider-Man 2 (2004), The Ten Commandments

🎭Nell Campbell -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1953
Actress, Australian
Movie Titles: The Killing Fields, Pink Floyd The Wall, Great Expectations, Rocky Horror Picture Show

🏆⚾Bobby Brown -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1954
MLB Player

🎵Roseanne Cash -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1955
Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Menphis, TN; Johnny's daughter, Rodney Crowell's ex-wife
Song Titles: Seven Year Ache

🏆🏁🚲Sean (Cyclist) Kelly -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1956 N.S.
Bicyclist, Irish

🏆🏁Floyd "Chip" Ganassi Jr. -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1958 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer

🎭Cliff Parisi -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1960 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Call the Midwife

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🎭Lori K. Boskin-Boyle -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1960 N.S.
Personality
TV Shows: Zoom (1973)

🎭Kristin Scott Thomas -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1960
Actress, English
Movie Titles: Mission: Impossible, Gosford Park, Only God Forgives, The English Patient, Up at the Villa

🏆🏈Pete Metzelaars -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1960
NFL Coach, NFL Player

🎵🎸Guy Edward Fletcher -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1960 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Synthesizer, Rock & Roll Guitarist, English
Group Names: Dire Straits

🏆🏀Joe Dumars III -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1963
Hall of Famer, NBA Guard, Olympic Athlete
Misc: of The Dream Team II in the 1994 World Basketball Championships; 2x NBA Champion (1989-1990); NBA Finals MVP (1989); 6x NBA All-Star (1990-1993, 1995, 1997); All-NBA Second Team (1993); 2x All-NBA Third Team (1990-1991); 4x NBA All-Defensive First Team(1989-1990, 1992-1993); NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1991); NBA All-Rookie Team (1986); FIBA World Championship gold medalist (1994); Pistons #4 retired
Sports Teams: Detroit Pistons (1985-1999)

Michael Chabon -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1963 N.S.
Author

🎵🎸Jimmy Ashhurst -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1963
Rock & Roll Performer
Group Names: Buckcherry

🎵🎸Vivian Trimble -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1963
Alternative Rock Keyboardist
Group Names: Luscious Jackson

🏆🏁🏊Adrian David Moorhouse -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1964 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, English

🏆🏒Pat Verbeek -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1964
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭John C. Reilly -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1965 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Tim and Eric Awesome Show-Great Job!, Stone Crackers, Check It Out! with Dr. Steve Brule
Movie Titles: Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby, Wreck-It Ralph, Thin Red Line, For Love of the Game, The Good Girl, Chicago, Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story, Step Brothers

🎭🏆⚽Eric Cantona -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1966
Hall of Famer, Actor, Soccer Player, French

🏆🏁Ricky Craven -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1966
Sports Analyst, Auto Racer
Misc: NASCAR

🎭Dana Ashbrook -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1967
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: actresses Daphne & Taylor's younger brother
TV Shows: Twin Peaks (as Bobby Briggs)

🎭Eric Close -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1967
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Sisters (as Kat), Dark Skies (as John Loengard), Now and Again (as Michael Wiseman), Without a Trace (as Martin Fitzgerald), Nashville (as Teddy Conrad)
Movie Titles: American Sniper, The Magnificent Seven (1998)

🎭Victor Browne -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1967
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Tremors The Series
Movie Titles: Love's Unending Legacy, Monday Morning

🏆⚾Carlos Hernández -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1967
MLB Catcher, Venezuelan

🎭Chuck Carrington -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1968
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: JAG (as P. O. Jason Tiner)
Movie Titles: The List, Jimmy

🏆⚾Jerry Dipoto -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1968
MLB Executive, MLB General Manager, MLB Player

🎭Carl Anthony Payne II -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1969 N.S.
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: The Cosby Show (as Cockroach), Martin (as Cole)
Movie Titles: The Messenger, Feast III: The Happy Finish, Overnight Delivery

🎵🎸Rich Robinson -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1969
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: Black Crowes

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🏆🏈Jeff Zgonina -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1970
NFL Player

🏆🏈Troy Barnett -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1971
NFL Player

🏆🏈Tito Paul -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1972
NFL Player

🏆⚾Danny Bautista -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1972
MLB Player, Dominican Republican

🏆🏒Ville Peltonen -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1973
NHL Coach, NHL Player, Finnish

🎭Dash Mihok -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1974 N.S.
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Pearl, Felicity (as Lynn), Ray Donovan (as Bunchy)
Movie Titles: The Day After Tomorrow, Silver Linings Playbook, I Am Legend, The Thin Red Line

🎭Will Sasso -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1975
Actor, Comedian, Producer, Canadian
TV Shows: MADtv, Less Than Perfect (as Carl Monari)
Movie Titles: Movie 43, Happy Gilmore, The Three Stooges (as Curly)

🏆⚾Bartolo Colón -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1975 N.S.
MLB Pitcher, Dominican Republican
Misc: AL Cy Young Award winner in 2005
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

🎵🎸Alessandro Cortini -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1976 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Alternative Rock Musician, Italian
Group Names: Nine Inch Nails

🎭🎵Bryan Greenberg -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1978 N.S.
Actor, Singer
TV Shows: One Tree Hill
Movie Titles: Friends with Benefits, Bride Wars, Prime, The Perfect Score

🏆🏀Tracy McGrady -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1979
Hall of Famer, NBA Player
Names/Places: NN: T-MAC
Misc: 7x NBA All-Star

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🎭Billy L. Sullivan -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1980
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Something So Right (as Will Pacino)
Movie Titles: 1492: Conquest of Paradise, Little Big League, Tank Girl

🎭Owen Benjamin -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1980
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Sullivan and Son
Movie Titles: The House Bunny, Jack and Jill, All's Faire in Love

🏆Marketa Janska -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1981
Model, Playmate, Czech
Misc: July 2003

🎭🎵Andy (Comedian) Lee -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1981 N.S.
Comedian, Musician, Australian
Album Titles: The Sing Along Times CD Book

🎭🎵Big Tyme -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1981
Actor, Rap Music Performer
Names/Places: RN:Jerod Mixon

🎭Jeremy Torgerson -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1982
Actor
TV Shows: Second Noah (as Danny)
Movie Titles: Bellyfruit

🎭Jon Torgerson -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1982
Actor
TV Shows: Second Noah (as Ranny)

🎵🎸Cody Hanson -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1982
Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Hinder

🎭Ricky Mabe -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1983
Actor, Director, Canadian
TV Shows: Commando Nanny (as Steven Winter)
Movie Titles: This is The End, Goon, Zack and Miri Make a Porno, The Wild Hunt

🎭Sarah Hagan -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1984
Actress
TV Shows: Freaks and Geeks (as Millie Kentner)
Movie Titles: Orange County, Jess + Moss, Spring Breakdown

🎵Adam Chance -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1984 N.S.
Country Singer
Group Names: Home Free

🎭🎵Mark Ballas -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1986
Actor, Choreographer, Dancer, Songwriter, Singer, Musician
TV Shows: Dancing with the Stars

🎭Paul Robert Langdon -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1988
Actor
TV Shows: Without a Trace (as Sergio)
Movie Titles: Stagmata .44, The Staircase, Perfect Game

🎵Billy Gilman -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1988
Country Singer

🎭Brianne Howey -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1989 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: The Exorcist (as Kat Rance), I Live With Models
Movie Titles: Horrible Bosses 2

Kelsey Tillman -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1990
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Kelly McGillis & Fred's girl

🏆🏁Joey Logano -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1990 N.S.
Auto Racer
Names/Places: NN: Sliced Bread

🎭Bobby Lockwood -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1993 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, English
TV Shows: Wolfblood, House of Anubis

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Sofia-Luisa Baryshnikov -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1994
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Lisa Rinehart and Mikhail's girl

🎭Cayden Boyd -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1994
Actor, Commercial Actor
Movie Titles: Mystic River, X-Men: The Last Stand, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl 3-D

Sawyer Pileggi -- is 23 in the year 2021 and 24 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1998
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Arlene and Mitch's daughter

🎭Charlie Plummer -- is 22 in the year 2021 and 23 in the year 2022; b.5/24/1999 N.S.
Actor

Lucy Marie Wolf -- is 7 in the year 2021 and 8 in the year 2022; b.5/24/2014
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Kelley Limp and Scott's daughter

✍⚛William Gilbert -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1544 J-LD d.11/30/1603 J-LD (59)
Philosopher, Scientist, Astronomer, Physician, English
Misc: a pioneer researcher into magnetism; regarded by some as "The Father of Electrial Engineering or Electricity and Magnetism"

John Mayow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1640 J-LD d.10/??/1679 J-LD (39)
Chemist, Physician, Physiologist, English

Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/14/1686 O.S. or 5/24/1686 N.S. d.9/16/1736 (50)
Inventor, Physicist, German, Polish
Misc: The Fahrenheit scale mercury thermometer

👑King George III Of Great Britian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1738 J-LD or 6/4/1738 N.S. d.1/29/1820 (81)
King, British
Misc: ruled 1760-1820; was unfair to the United Colonies with excess taxes and rules that made the colonies declare independence in 1776; died insane

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✍🎖📰⚖Jean Paul Marat -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1743 d.7/13/1793 (50)
Writer, Revolutionary, Journalist, Politician, French

🎖⚖Oliver Cromwell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1753 d.1/4/1853 (99)
Revolutionary, Government Official
Misc: served with Washington

🎨Emmanuel Leutze -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1816 N.S. d.7/18/1868 N.S. (52)
Painter, American, German
Misc: "Washington Crossing the Delaware"

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

🎵Richard Hoffman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1831 d.8/17/1909 (78)
Composer, Pianist, American, British

Charles Munroe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1849 d.12/7/1938 (89)
Chemist

🎭Richard Mansfield -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1854 d.8/30/1907 (53)
Movie/Stage Actor, American, German

🎖Louis Mountbatten -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1854 d.9/11/1921 (67)
Hero
Misc: WWI admiral of the fleet and first sea lord, who was responsible, with Winston Churchill, for the total mobilization of the fleet prior to World War I.

🏆⚽Andrew Watson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1856 d.3/8/1921 (64)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, British
Misc: British Guiana; world's first black association footballer to play at international level

🏆🥊Evan Lewis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1860 d.11/3/1919 (59)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Misc: the first recognized American Heavyweight Champion

Armando Frid -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1866 d.7/28/1990 (124)
Argentine
Misc: one of the longest-living humans

✍🎖Jan Christian Smuts -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1870 d.9/11/1950 (80)
Philosopher, General
Misc: premier South-Africa, proponnent of Commonwealth & League of Nations.

Benjamin N. Cardozo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1870 d.7/9/1938 (68)
Supreme Court Justice

⚛💰H. B. Reese -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1879 d.5/16/1956 (76)
Inventor, Businessperson
Misc: Reese's Peanut Buter Cup inventor

🎭Creighton Hale -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1882 d.8/9/1965 (83)
Actor
Misc: silent film actor
Movie Titles: Cat and Canary

✍📰🎭Elsa Maxwell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1883 d.11/1/1963 (80)
Writer, Columnist, Socialite, TV Hostess
Misc: Famous Hollywood partier (1930's-50's)

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William Foxwell Albright -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1891 N.S. d.9/19/1971 N.S. (80)
Scientist, Archaeologist, Scholar
Misc: an expert on ceramics

📰💰Samuel I. Newhouse -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1895 d.8/29/1979 (84)
Publisher, Zillionaire
Misc: communications empire (Parade, Vogue, Glamour)

🏆🎾Suzanne Lenglen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1899 d.7/4/1938 (39)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, French
Misc: 6x Wimbledon champ

⚖🏆🏒Lionel Conacher -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1900 d.5/26/1954 (54)
Hall of Famer, Politician, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Names/Places: NN: The Big Train
Misc: played from 1925 to 1937
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Yellow Jackets / Pirates (USAHA / NHL), New York Americans, Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Black Hawks

🎵Aram "Ilich" Khachaturian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/6/1903 N.S. or 5/24/1903 Ju-1 d.5/1/1978 N.S. (74)
Composer, Folk Musician, Russian

Wilbur D. Mills -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1909 d.5/2/1992 (82)
Congressperson

🏆🏌Jimmy Demaret -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1910 d.12/28/1983 (73)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: winner of 44 golf tournaments, but not the U.S. Open.

✍🎭Lilli Palmer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1914 d.1/27/1986 (71)
Novelist, TV/Movie/Stage Actress, German
Names/Places: RFN:Lilli Marie Peiser

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📰💰Hedley Donovan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1914 d.8/13/1990 (76)
Publisher, Executive
Misc: Time Inc. editor in chief

Coleman Alexander Young -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1918 d.11/29/1997 (79)
Mayor, Civil Rights Leader
Misc: the first black mayor of a major US city, Detroit

✍🎵🎷Herbie Fields -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1919 d.9/17/1958 (39)
Writer, Saxophonist, Jazz Musician
Misc: one of the uncredited writers of The Wizard of Oz

🎭Siobhan McKenna -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1923 d.11/16/1986 (63)
Movie Actress, Irish

✍🎭Mai Zetterling -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1925 N.S. d.3/17/1994 N.S. (68)
Writer, Movie/Stage Actress, Movie Director, Swedish

🎭Pedro González-González -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1925 d.2/6/2006 (80)
Movie Actor, Comedian
Movie Titles: Rio Bravo, The High and the Mighty, The Love Bug, Lust in the Dust

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

🏆John Kelly Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1927 d.3/2/1985 (57)
Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: brother of Grace Kelly
Misc: Olympic bronze 1956

🎵🎷Max Bennett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1928 N.S. d.9/14/2018 N.S. (90)
Hall of Famer, Jazz Bassist

✍📰Roger Caras -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1928 d.2/18/2001 (72)
Writer, Correspondent

William Trevor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1928 N.S. d.11/21/2016 N.S. (88)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Playwright, Irish

🎵Michael White -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1930 N.S. d.12/6/2016 N.S. (86)
Violinist
Misc: Electric jazz violinist

🎭Michael Lonsdale -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1931 N.S. d.9/21/2020 N.S. (89)
Actor, French
Movie Titles: Moonraker, Day of the Jackal

Jane Margaret Burke Byrne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1934 d.11/14/2014 (80)
Mayor
Misc: former Chicago Mayor

🎭🏆🏈Timothy Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1937 N.S. d.4/4/2020 N.S. (82)
Actor, NFL Runningback
Names/Places: aka Thomas Allen Brown; used the name Tim Brown as a football player but used the name Timothy Brown as an actor to distinguish him from Jim Brown, a running back who also became an actor
Misc: Super Bowl III
Sports Teams: Green Bay Packers (1959), Philadelphia Eagles (1960-1967), Baltimore Colts (1968)
TV Shows: M*A*S*H (as Spearchucker Jones)
Movie Titles: Frequency, Black Gunn, M*A*S*H, Nashville, Zebra Force, Gus, Midnight Ride

Dr. David Viscott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1938 d.10/14/1996 (58)
Psychiatrist
Misc: worked for KABC radio in Los Angeles

🎵🎸Cecil Campbell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1938 N.S. d.9/8/2016 N.S. (78)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Reggae Singer, Ska Singer, Jamaican
Names/Places: aka Prince Buster, the King of Ska
Misc: heavily influenced British bands such as Madness
Song Titles: Madness, Wash Wash, One Step Beyond, Al Capone, My Boy Lollipop, Shaking Up Orange Street, Judge Dread (with its satirical theme and vocal style proved to be popular to the point of parody), Earthquake

🎵🎸Prince Buster -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1938 N.S. d.9/8/2016 N.S. (78)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Reggae Singer, Jamaican
Names/Places: RN:Buster Campbell or Cecil Bustamente Campbell
Misc: co-founder of the ska and reggae movements; some say b. May 24

✍⛪Joseph A. Brodsky -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1940 d.1/28/1996 (55)
Author, Poet, Jewish, Russian
Misc: U.S. poet laureate

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🎵🎷Charles Earland -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1941 d.12/11/1999 (58)
Composer, Organist, Soprano-sax, Jazz Musician
Misc: soul-jazz idiom

🏆🏁Irena Szewińska -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1946 N.S. d.6/29/2018 N.S. (72)
Sprinter, Olympic Athlete, Polish
Misc: she held the world record in the 100m, the 200m and the 400m

🏆🏌Jo Ann Washam -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1950 N.S. d.12/6/2019 N.S. (69)
Golfer

🏆🎾Randy Snow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1959 d.11/19/2009 (50)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

🏆🥊Héctor "Macho" Camacho -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1962 d.11/24/2012 (50)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Puerto Rican

🎭Gene Anthony Ray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1963 d.11/14/2003 (40)
Actor, Dancer
Names/Places: b. in Harlem, N.Y.
TV Shows: Fame (as Leroy Johnson)

🏆🎾Kenneith Eliot "Ken" Flach -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1963 N.S. d.3/12/2018 N.S. (54)
Tennis Player, Olympic Athlete

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

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🎵Heavy D -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1967 N.S. d.11/8/2011 N.S. (44)
Rapper
Names/Places: RN:Dwight Errington Myers

🎵Tommy Page -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1970 d.3/3/2017 N.S. (46)
Songwriter, Pop Singer

🎭🏆Elisa Rebecca Bridges -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/24/1973 d.2/7/2002 (28)
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: December 1994

Nicolaus Copernicus -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/19/1473 d.5/24/1543 (70)
Astronomer, Polish
Names/Places: b. in Torun; RFN:Mikolaj Kopernik; d. in Poland
Misc: proved the sun is the center of our solar system & planets revolve around it

Don Luis de Góngora y Argote -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/11/1561 d.5/24/1627 (65)
Poet, Spanish

🎨Jeremiah Dummer -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/14/1643 J-LD d.5/24/1718 J-LD (74)
Painter
Misc: first American born silversmith

✍📰William Lloyd Garrison -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/10/1805 N.S. d.5/24/1879 N.S. (73)
Poet, Journalist, Social Reformer, Abolitionist
Misc: The Liberator

Laura Bridgman -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/21/1829 d.5/24/1889 (59)
Teacher
Misc: the first successfully educated blind & deaf-mute person in the world

🏆🏌Tom Morris Sr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/16/1821 d.5/24/1908 (86)
Hall of Famer, Golfer, Scottish

🏆🥊Les Darcy -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1895 d.5/24/1917 (21)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Australian
Names/Places: RFMN:James Leslie

🎖Archibald Wavell -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/5/1883 d.5/24/1950 (67)
General, British

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

🎭Guy Kibbee -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/6/1882 d.5/24/1956 (74)
Movie Actor

John Foster Dulles -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1888 d.5/24/1959 (71)
Senator, Statesman, Government Official, Attorney/Lawyer
Misc: U.S. Sec of State 1953-59

🎵Elmore James -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/27/1918 d.5/24/1963 (45)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Blues Singer
Names/Places: NN:King of the Slide Guitar
Misc: some say b. Jan 18

Louis Alan Hazeltine -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/7/1886 d.5/24/1964 (77)
Engineer, Inventor, Physicist
Misc: invented the neutrodyne circuit, making commercial radio possible.

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🎵🎷Denzil De Costa Best -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/27/1917 d.5/24/1965 (48)
Composer, Drummer, Jazz Musician

🏆🏌Jim Barnes -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1886 d.5/24/1966 (80)
Hall of Famer, Golfer

🎭Mitzi Green -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/22/1920 d.5/24/1969 (48)
Movie Actress
Misc: 1930's Hollywood child star
Movie Titles: Little Orphan Annie

🎭Paul Birch -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/13/1912 d.5/24/1969 (57)
Actor

🎭Gavin Muir -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/8/1900 d.5/24/1972 (71)
Actor

🏆🏁🏊Max Ritter -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/7/1886 N.S. d.5/24/1974 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, German

🎵🎷"Duke" Ellington -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/29/1899 d.5/24/1974 (75)
Arranger, Composer, Bandleader, Jazz Musician, Jazz Pianist
Names/Places: RFMN:Edward Kennedy
Misc: frequently recorded with Ella Fitzgerald; should be a Hall of Famer IMHO

🏆⚽Lillian "Lily" Parr -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/26/1905 N.S. d.5/24/1978 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English

🎭Jan Arvan -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/10/1913 d.5/24/1979 (66)
TV Actor
TV Shows: Zorro (as Nacho Torres), Red Skelton Show

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🎭Jack Warner -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/24/1896 d.5/24/1981 (84)
Movie Actor, English
Movie Titles: Christmas Carol

🏆🥊Vince McMahon Sr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/6/1914 d.5/24/1984 (69)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Misc: an American professional wrestling promoter

🎭🎵🎷Joe Darensbourg -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/9/1906 d.5/24/1985 (78)
Actor, Jazz Clarinetist

🎭🏆Yakima Canutt -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/29/1895 d.5/24/1986 (90)
TV/Movie Actor, Stuntman, Rodeo Cowboy

🎭Hermione Gingold -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/9/1897 d.5/24/1987 (89)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, English
Names/Places: b. in London
TV Shows: Jack Paar Show
Movie Titles: Gigi, The Music Man, Munster Go Home

🏆⚾Augie Donatelli -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/22/1914 d.5/24/1990 (75)
MLB Umpire

🎵🎸Gene Clark -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/17/1941 d.5/24/1991 (49)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Tambourinist, Folk Singer, Rock & Roll Singer, Rock & Roll Percussionist
Names/Places: RN:Harold Eugene Clark
Misc: some say b. 1944
Group Names: The Byrds (co-founder), New Christy Minstrels
Song Titles: Mr. Tambourine Man, Turn! Turn! Turn!, Eight Miles High, So You Want to Be a Rock 'n' Roll Star, Jesus is Just Alright
Album Titles: Mr. Tambourine Man, Turn! Turn! Turn!, Fifth Dimension, Younger Than Yesterday, Byrds

Francis Thomas Bacon -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/21/1904 d.5/24/1992 (87)
Engineer, English
Misc: developed the first practical hydrogen-oxygen fuel cells, which convert air and fuel directly into electricity through electrochemical processes.

Sir Harold Wilson -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/11/1916 d.5/24/1995 (79)
Prime Minister, British, English
Names/Places: FN: James; aka Lord Wilson and Baron Wilson of Rievaulx
Misc: Prime Minister 1964-70,74-76

🎵🎷Mike Pyne -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/2/1940 N.S. d.5/24/1995 N.S. (54)
Jazz Pianist, English

🎭John Abbott -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/5/1905 d.5/24/1996 (90)
Movie Actor, English

🎵Barney Wilen -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/4/1937 d.5/24/1996 (59)
Tenor-sax, French
Names/Places: RFMN: Bernard Jean

🎭Edward Mulhare -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1923 d.5/24/1997 (74)
Actor, Irish
TV Shows: The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (as Capt. Daniel Gregg), Knight Rider (as Devon Miles)

🎭Susie Garrett -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/29/1929 d.5/24/2002 (72)
Actress
Names/Places: Marla Gibbs' sister
TV Shows: Punky Brewster (as Mrs. Betty Johnson)

🎭Rachael Kempson -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/28/1910 N.S. d.5/24/2003 N.S. (92)
Movie Actress, British
Names/Places: Michael Redgrave's wife, Vanessa & Lynn's mom

💰🎭🎵Tom "Stubby" Fouts -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/24/1918 N.S. d.5/24/2004 N.S. (85)
Farmer, Actor, Comedian, Singer

🎭Robert Knox -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/21/1989 d.5/24/2008 (18)
Actor
Movie Titles: Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

✍🎭Dick Martin -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/30/1922 d.5/24/2008 (86)
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, TV Director, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in Detroit, Mich
TV Shows: The Lucy Show (as Harry Conners), Rowan & Martin's Laugh In (as co-host/goof), The Match Game

🎵🎷Jimmy McGriff -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/3/1936 d.5/24/2008 (72)
Songwriter, Organist, Jazz Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: RFN:James Harrell

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🎵Paul Gray -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1972 d.5/24/2010 (38)
Bassist
Group Names: Slip Knot

✍📰Haynes Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/9/1931 d.5/24/2013 (81)
Author, Journalist, Columnist

🎵Ed Shaughnessy -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/9/1929 d.5/24/2013 (84)
Drummer
TV Shows: Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (as a member of Doc Severinsen's Tonight Show band)

🎵🎷Marcus Belgrave -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/12/1936 N.S. d.5/24/2015 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, Jazz Trumpeter, Rhythm and Blues Musician

🎭Burt Kwouk -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/18/1930 d.5/24/2016 N.S. (85)
Movie Actor, English
Movie Titles: The Pink Panther, Last of the Summer Wine, Goldfinger

🎨✍Mell Lazarus -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/3/1927 d.5/24/2016 N.S. (89)
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Novelist
Book Titles: Momma, Miss Peach

🎭Jared Martin -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/21/1941 d.5/24/2017 N.S. (75)
Actor
TV Shows: Dallas (as Steven "Dusty" Farlow), War of the Worlds (as Dr. Harrison Blackwood)
Movie Titles: Westworld, Aenigma

🎭Gloria LeRoy -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/7/1925 N.S. d.5/24/2018 N.S. (92)
Vaudevillan, Actress
TV Shows: Hot L Baltimore, Kaz
Movie Titles: Barfly, Sid and Nancy

✍🎭Jerry Maren -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/24/1920 N.S. d.5/24/2018 N.S. (98)
Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Commercial Actor
Misc: 4'3" played Buster Brown, original Oscar Mayer Wiener, Mayor McCheese; the last of the surviving Munchkins from the Wizard of Oz
TV Shows: The Gong Show (as bad performer confetti showerer)
Movie Titles: Wizard of Oz (as lollipop kid)

Murray Gell-Mann -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/15/1929 N.S. d.5/24/2019 N.S. (89)
Physicist
Misc: winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics for 1969 for his work pertaining to the classification of subatomic particles and their interactions.

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🎵🎸Al Rex -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/13/1928 N.S. d.5/24/2020 N.S. (91)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Bassist
Names/Places: RN: Albert Floyd Piccirilli
Group Names: The Comets (the backing band for Bill Haley)

🎵🎷Jimmy Cobb -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/20/1929 N.S. d.5/24/2020 N.S. (91)
Jazz Drummer

🏆🥊Paul Christy -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/20/1939 N.S. d.5/24/2021 N.S. (82)
Wrestler

🎭🎵🎸Samuel E. Wright -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/20/1946 N.S. d.5/24/2021 N.S. (74)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Reggae Singer
Names/Places: aka:Sam
TV Shows: The Little Mermaid (TV series), Raw Toonage, Johnny Zero, House of Mouse, Ball Four, Enos (as Off. Turk Adams)
Movie Titles: Dinosaur, Bird, The Little Mermaid (as Sebastian the Crab)

🎵John (Singer) Davis -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/31/1954 N.S. d.5/24/2021 N.S. (66)
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Milli Vanilli (provided the real vocals), The Real Milli Vanilli
Album Titles: Girl You Know It's True

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1997, ✪ “MmmBop” by Hanson peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, ✪ “Pinball Wizard” by The Who peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, ✪ “Rock Lobster” by The B-52's peaked at number 56 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “99 Miles From L.A.” by Albert Hammond peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “A Very Precious Love” by The Ames Brothers peaked at number 66 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Ain't It Fun” by Paramore peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “All I Have To Do Is Dream” by The Everly Brothers peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Another Time, Another Place” by Patti Page peaked at number 82 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Anytime (I'll Be There)” by Frank Sinatra peaked at number 75 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Atlantis” by Donovan peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Bloody Well Right” by Supertramp peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Bluebirds Over The Mountain” by Ersel Hickey peaked at number 76 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Buying A Book” by Joe Tex peaked at number 47 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Chain Reaction” by Diana Ross peaked at number 66 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Chanson D'Amour (Song Of Love)” by Art And Dotty Todd peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Chanson D'Amour (Song Of Love)” by The Fontane Sisters peaked at number 70 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Damaged” by Danity Kane peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Dancin' Like Lovers” by Mary MacGregor peaked at number 72 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Don't Fall In Love With A Dreamer” by Kenny Rogers And Kim Carnes peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Don't Let Me Down” by The Beatles peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Don't Say Goodnight (It's Time For Love)” by The Isley Brothers peaked at number 39 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Fighter” by Christina Aguilera peaked at number 20 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Fool For A Pretty Face” by Humble Pie peaked at number 52 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Get Back” by The Beatles With Billy Preston peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Gone Too Far” by Eddie Rabbitt peaked at number 82 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Good Morning Starshine” by Strawberry Alarm Clock peaked at number 87 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Heart Hotels” by Dan Fogelberg peaked at number 21 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Here Comes My Girl” by Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers peaked at number 59 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Here We Go Again” by Nancy Sinatra peaked at number 98 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “High Sign” by The Diamonds peaked at number 38 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Hurt So Bad” by Linda Ronstadt peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “I Can't Help It” by Andy Gibb And Olivia Newton-John peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “I Can't See Myself Leaving You” by Aretha Franklin peaked at number 28 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “I Don't Like To Sleep Alone” by Paul Anka With Odia Coates peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “I Don't Want To Walk Without You” by Barry Manilow peaked at number 36 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “I Want To Love You Baby” by Peggy Scott And Jo Jo Benson peaked at number 81 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1952, “I'm Confessin' (That I Love You)” by Les Paul And Mary Ford peaked at number 20 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “I'm Glad” by Jennifer Lopez peaked at number 32 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “If I Could Change” by Master P Featuring Mia X, Mo B. Dick And O'Dell peaked at number 60 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “If Your Heart Isn't In It” by Atlantic Starr peaked at number 57 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “In Love With A Girl” by Gavin DeGraw peaked at number 24 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “In My Arms” by Erasure peaked at number 55 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Inside Of You” by Ray, Goodman And Brown peaked at number 76 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Kewpie Doll” by Perry Como peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Kiss Of Fire” by Billy Eckstine peaked at number 17 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Let Me Love You” by Ray Charles peaked at number 94 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Let There Be Music” by Orleans peaked at number 55 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Lodi” by Creedence Clearwater Revival peaked at number 52 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1947, “Mam'selle” by Dennis Day peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1947, “Mam'selle” by The Pied Pipers peaked at number 9 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Marley Purt Drive” by José Feliciano peaked at number 70 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Mothers Talk” by Tears For Fears peaked at number 27 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Nothing But A Heartache” by Flirtations peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Only Yesterday” by The Carpenters peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Raining On Sunday” by Keith Urban peaked at number 38 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Rainy Day People” by Gordon Lightfoot peaked at number 26 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Sadie” by The (Detroit) Spinners peaked at number 54 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Sausalito” by Al Martino peaked at number 99 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Say It, Say It” by E.G. Daily peaked at number 70 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Secret Garden” by Bruce Springsteen peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Sexy Eyes” by Dr. Hook peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Shining Star” by Earth, Wind And Fire peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Sick And Tired” by Fats Domino peaked at number 30 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Stomp!” by The Brothers Johnson peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Sunday” by The Moments peaked at number 90 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Take A Bow” by Rihanna peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Teacher's Pet” by Doris Day peaked at number 59 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Teen-Age Doll” by Tommy Sands peaked at number 81 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “The Chokin' Kind” by Joe Simon peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “The World Tonight” by Paul McCartney peaked at number 64 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Theme From 'American Gigolo' (The Seduction)” by James Last Band peaked at number 28 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Tomorrow Doesn't Matter Tonight” by Starship peaked at number 26 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Touch Me Baby (Reaching Out For Your Love)” by Tamiko Jones peaked at number 60 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Train In Vain (Stand By Me)” by The Clash peaked at number 23 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Tryin' To Beat The Morning Home” by T.G. Sheppard peaked at number 95 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Vanity Kills” by ABC peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Violet Hill” by Coldplay peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Wear My Ring Around Your Neck” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Where Do The Children Go” by The Hooters peaked at number 38 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1969, ✪ “Gitarzan” by Ray Stevens peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, ✪ “I Wanna Be A Cowboy” by Boys Don't Cry peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, ✪ “Rock Lobster” by The B-52's peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, ✪ “The Bertha Butt Boogie” by The Jimmy Castor Bunch peaked at number 30 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “A Certain Girl” by Warren Zevon peaked at number 67 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “A Hurricane Is Coming Tonight” by Carol Douglas peaked at number 78 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Born To Be Wild” by Wilson Pickett peaked at number 43 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Chanson D'Amour (Song Of Love)” by Art And Dotty Todd peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Come Back” by The J. Geils Band peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Da Funk” by Daft Punk peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Don't Tell Me Goodnight” by Lobo peaked at number 50 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Faster Than The Speed Of Life” by Mars Bonfire peaked at number 47 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Fever” by The Black Keys peaked at number 29 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1958, “For Your Love” by Ed Townsend peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Gone Away” by The Offspring peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Goodbye” by Mary Hopkin peaked at number 15 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Heather Honey” by Tommy Roe peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “I Can't Say No To You” by Betty Everett peaked at number 75 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “I Can't See Myself Leaving You” by Aretha Franklin peaked at number 22 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “I Shall Be Released” by The Box Tops peaked at number 51 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “I Want To Love You Baby” by Peggy Scott And Jo Jo Benson peaked at number 65 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “I've Been Hurt” by Bill Deal And The Rhondels peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “If I Never See Your Face Again” by Maroon 5 Featuring Rihanna peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “It's Never Too Late” by Steppenwolf peaked at number 33 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Jackie Blue” by The Ozark Mountain Daredevils peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Julie” by Ian Thomas peaked at number 69 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Leaning On You” by Joe South peaked at number 69 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Lies Are Gonna Get You” by Cats Can Fly peaked at number 88 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Live To Tell” by Madonna peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Love (Can Make You Happy)” by Mercy peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Love And Affection” by Bill King peaked at number 77 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Love Is Just A Four Letter Word” by Joan Baez peaked at number 67 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Love Is Strange” by Buddy Holly peaked at number 76 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Marley Purt Drive” by José Feliciano peaked at number 48 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Mothers Talk” by Tears For Fears peaked at number 87 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Never Comes The Day” by The Moody Blues peaked at number 74 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)” by Backstreet Boys peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Remote Control” by The Age of Electric peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Rumble” by Link Wray And His Ray Men peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Sexy Can I” by Ray J And Yung Berg peaked at number 20 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Sing” by Ed Sheeran peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Something About You” by Level 42 peaked at number 13 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Summer” by Calvin Harris peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Take A Bow” by Rihanna peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Tell Me Why” by Frijid Pink peaked at number 70 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Thank God I'm A Country Boy” by John Denver peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “The Captain Of Her Heart” by Double peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Think About Me” by Fleetwood Mac peaked at number 24 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Violet Hill” by Coldplay peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Viva La Vida” by Coldplay peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Walking In Rhythm” by The Blackbyrds peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “We Can't Go On This Way” by Unchained Mynds peaked at number 55 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “What Can The Matter Be?” by The Poppy Family peaked at number 53 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “What Is A Man” by The Four Tops peaked at number 56 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Where's The Playground Susie” by Glen Campbell peaked at number 8 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me, Girl (medley)” by The (Detroit) Spinners peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1958, “You Excite Me” by Frankie Avalon peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Your Wildest Dreams” by The Moody Blues peaked at number 55 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1986, ✪ “Computer Love” by Zapp And Roger peaked at number 64 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, ✪ “Let's Dance” by Middlesbrough FC / Mortimer peaked at number 44 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, ✪ “Rock Lobster / Planet Claire” by The B-52's peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, ✪ “Wombling White Tie And Tails” by The Wombles peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “All About Lovin' You” by Bon Jovi peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Amytyville” by Lovebug Starski peaked at number 77 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Any Road” by George Harrison peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Ascension, No One's Gonna Love You, So Don't Ever Wonder” by Maxwell peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Ask The Lord” by Hipsway peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Asylum” by The Orb peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Behind A Painted Smile” by The Isley Brothers peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Breathing” by Kate Bush peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Bruise Pristine” by Placebo peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Calm After The Storm” by Common Linnets peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Chicken” by The Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster peaked at number 30 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Children Of The Universe” by Molly peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Dog On Wheels” by Belle And Sebastian peaked at number 59 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Don't Do It Baby” by Mac And Katie Kissoon peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Don't Make Waves” by The Nolans peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Duchess” by Genesis peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Everybody Come On (Can U Feel It)” by Mr. Redz vs. DJ Skribble peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Extremis” by Hal Featuring Gillian Anderson peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Faker” by Audioweb peaked at number 70 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Fire On The Water” by Chris de Burgh peaked at number 88 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Fool For Your Loving” by Whitesnake peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “For You I Will” by Monica peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Get Busy” by Sean Paul peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Give It Up” by Talk Talk peaked at number 59 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Good Girls” by 5 Seconds Of Summer peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Here I Go Again” by Guys And Dolls peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Hermann Loves Pauline” by Super Furry Animals peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Home” by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony Featuring Phil Collins peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Hungry For Heaven” by Dio peaked at number 56 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “I Don't Want To” by Toni Braxton peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “I Get The Sweetest Feeling / (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher” by Jackie Wilson peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “I May Never Pass This Way Again” by Robert Earl peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “I Will Never Let You Down” by Rita Ora peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “If She Knew What She Wants” by The Bangles peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “If Your Girl Only Knew” by Aaliyah peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Irene” by Photos peaked at number 56 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Lady” by Street Whispers peaked at number 55 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Lately” by Lisa Scott-Lee peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Les Artistes” by Santigold peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Love Never Felt So Good” by Michael Jackson And Justin Timberlake peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Love Shine A Light” by Katrina And The Waves peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Ma, I Don't Love Her” by Clipse Featuring Faith Evans peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Minerva” by Deftones peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Mystery Land” by Y-Traxx peaked at number 63 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “No Doubt About It” by Hot Chocolate peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “No Good Advice” by Girls Aloud peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Only Love Can Hurt Like This” by Paloma Faith peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Out Of My Mind” by Duran Duran peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Over The Weekend” by Nick Heywood peaked at number 43 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Please Don't Go” by No Mercy peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Price To Play” by Staind peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Pulling Mussels” by U.K. Squeeze peaked at number 44 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Real Girls Eat Cake” by The Janoskians peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Rise Like A Phoenix” by Conchita Wurst peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Rollin' Home” by Status Quo peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Rough Boy” by ZZ Top peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Rules And Regulations (Ep)” by We've Got A Fuzzbox peaked at number 41 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Shante” by Mass Production peaked at number 59 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “She's Gonna Break Soon” by Less Than Jake peaked at number 39 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “She's Out Of My Life” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Sissyneck” by Beck peaked at number 30 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Sledgehammer” by Peter Gabriel peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Snooker Loopy” by Matchroom Mob peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “So Into You” by The Wildhearts peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Southampton Boys” by Red'N'White Machines peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Stand By Me” by John Lennon peaked at number 30 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Teenage” by U.K. Subs peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Tell Me Do U Wanna?” by Ginuwine peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “That's Not My Name” by The Ting Tings peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “The Eyes Have It” by Karel Fialka peaked at number 52 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “The Swingin' Shepherd Blues” by Ella Fitzgerald peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Think It All Over” by Sandie Shaw peaked at number 42 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “This Is An Emergency” by Pigeon Detectives peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Time To Say” by Sarah Brightman And Andrea Bocelli peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Tom Hark” by Elias And His Zigzag Jive Flutes peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Undo” by Sanna Nielsen peaked at number 40 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Undressed” by White Town peaked at number 57 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Walk On Gilded Splinters” by Marsha Hunt peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Wear My Ring Around Your Neck” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Why Can't I Be You” by Shed Seven peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Why Can't This Be Love” by Van Halen peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Wicked Ways” by The Blow Monkeys peaked at number 60 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “You've Made Me So Very Happy” by Blood, Sweat And Tears peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1997, ✪ “Fire Water Burn” by Bloodhound Gang peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, ✪ “Space Invaders / A Menacing Glow In The Sky” by Player [1] peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “A Different Corner” by George Michael peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1997, “A.D.I.D.A.S.” by Korn peaked at number 45 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “An American Trilogy / Sunshine” by Mickey Newbury peaked at number 30 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Atomic / Die Young Stay Pretty” by Blondie peaked at number 12 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Baby, You're So Strange” by Icehouse peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Beautiful” by Snoop Dogg Featuring Pharrell And Uncle Charlie Wilson peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Being Nobody” by Richard X vs. Liberty X peaked at number 36 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Better In Time” by Leona Lewis peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Blue Angel / Song Without A Friend” by Gene Pitney peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Break The Ice” by Britney Spears peaked at number 23 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Bring Me To Life” by Evanescence Featuring Paul McCoy peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Cheri Babe / Sexy Lady” by Hot Chocolate peaked at number 68 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Detour” by Les Welch or Patti Page peaked at number 20 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Don Juan” by Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich peaked at number 15 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Don't Cry For Me Argentina / Eva's Theme: Lady Woman” by Festival peaked at number 99 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Freaks” by Live peaked at number 36 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Good Girls” by 5 Seconds Of Summer peaked at number 19 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Him / Get Outta Yourself” by Rupert Holmes peaked at number 42 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “I Wanna Learn A Love Song / She Sings Songs Without Words” by Harry Chapin peaked at number 75 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Lonely People / Mad Dog” by America peaked at number 43 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Love In This Club” by Usher Featuring Young Jeezy peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Love Never Felt So Good” by Michael Jackson And Justin Timberlake peaked at number 28 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Love Won't Wait” by Gary Barlow peaked at number 16 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Mobscene” by Marilyn Manson peaked at number 31 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1997, “One More Time” by Real McCoy peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Quit Playing Games (With My Heart)” by Backstreet Boys peaked at number 27 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Sea Of Flags” by Jessica Mauboy peaked at number 40 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Shrimp Boats” by Jo Stafford peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1969, “The Real Thing (Parts 1 And 2)” by Russell Morris peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1958, “The Story Of My Life” by Marty Robbins peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “This Love” by The Veronicas peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Total Control / Love Don't Help” by The Motels peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Turn Down For What” by DJ Snake And Lil Jon peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Underwater Love” by Smoke City peaked at number 41 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2003, “When I See You” by Macy Gray peaked at number 34 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1975, “3 Bells” by Tony Angel peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “And The Beat Goes On” by The Whispers peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Autobahn” by Kraftwerk peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Bliss” by Th' Dudes peaked at number 25 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Blood On The Dance Floor” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Carrie” by Cliff Richard peaked at number 8 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Chandelier” by Sia peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Concrete And Clay” by Martin Plaza peaked at number 13 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Feels Like Fire” by Santana Featuring Dido peaked at number 26 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Going Underground” by The Jam peaked at number 28 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Good Girls” by 5 Seconds Of Summer peaked at number 15 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Hit 'Em High (The Monstars' Anthem)” by B Real, Busta Rhymes, Coolio, LL Cool J And Method Man peaked at number 17 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “I Pledge My Love” by Peaches And Herb peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “It's Not My Time” by 3 Doors Down peaked at number 18 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Kiss The Dirt (Falling Down The Mountain)” by INXS peaked at number 42 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Lollipop” by Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Love Comes Quickly” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 8 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Love Corporation” by The Hues Corporation peaked at number 39 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Love Never Felt So Good” by Michael Jackson And Justin Timberlake peaked at number 12 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Manic Monday” by The Bangles peaked at number 5 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “One Good Reason” by The Swingers peaked at number 19 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Say Goodbye” by Hunters And Collectors peaked at number 20 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Scandalous” by Mis-Teeq peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Scream (Funk My Life Up)” by Paolo Nutini peaked at number 19 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Sentimental Fool” by Jan Hellriegel peaked at number 35 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Stay With Me” by Sam Smith peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Sugar Candy Kisses” by Mac And Katie Kissoon peaked at number 34 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Suspicious Minds” by Fine Young Cannibals peaked at number 14 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Tell Me Do U Wanna?” by Ginuwine peaked at number 21 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Together We Are Beautiful” by Fern Kinney peaked at number 23 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Unity” by Nesian Mystik peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Up In A Puff Of Smoke” by Polly Brown peaked at number 13 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Vapors” by Snoop Dogg (as Snoop Doggy Dogg) peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?” by Paula Cole peaked at number 32 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Why Can't This Be Love” by Van Halen peaked at number 32 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Words (Are Impossible)” by Tony Christie peaked at number 29 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1980, ✪ “Computer Games” by Mi-Sex peaked at number 44 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, ✪ “Do It With Madonna” by The Androids peaked at number 92 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, ✪ “Fire Water Burn” by Bloodhound Gang peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “All About Lovin' You” by Bon Jovi peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Another Day” by Jamie Lidell peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Bad Boy” by Miami Sound Machine peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “By Your Side” by Yves Larock Featuring Jaba peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Call Me” by Blondie peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Crazy Guitar” by Hank The Knife And The Crazy Cats peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “De toeteraar” by Conny Vink peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Ein Lied zieht hinaus in die Welt” by Jürgen Marcus peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Er zal d'r altijd eentje winnen” by Hans Kraay Jr. And Supporters United peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Fascination” by Alphabeat peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Gimme Gimme Good Lovin'” by Whichwhat peaked at number 30 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Give It To Me” by Patricia Paay peaked at number 40 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Hero” by Family Of The Year peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Hinter den Kulissen von Paris” by Mireille Mathieu peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Hold On To My Love” by Jimmy Ruffin peaked at number 37 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “House For Sale” by Lucifer peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “How Glad I Am” by The Kiki Dee Band peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “I Don't Want To” by Toni Braxton peaked at number 41 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Ik wil jou” by Dries Roelvink peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Israelites” by Desmond Dekker And The Aces peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Kom bij me terug” by René Schuurmans peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Lovin' You” by Minnie Riperton peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Modern World” by Anouk peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Nederland wordt Kampioen!” by Jan Smit And Johnny de Mol peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Never As Good As The First Time” by Sade peaked at number 38 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Not Another World War” by Urban Heroes peaked at number 41 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Nou en of, Love” by Frank And Mirella peaked at number 40 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Pata pata” by Osibisa peaked at number 19 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Please Don't Go” by No Mercy peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Rock Your Body” by Justin Timberlake peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Running Up That Hill” by Within Temptation peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Sailor Boy” by Ferrari peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Sea Of Delight” by Brainbox peaked at number 29 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “She” by Di-rect peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Somebody Loves You” by Leslie Vaughn peaked at number 48 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Star People '97” by George Michael peaked at number 40 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Stars” by Hear 'n Aid peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Talk Of The Town” by The Pretenders peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Ten Feet Tall” by Afrojack Featuring Wrabel peaked at number 9 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “That Tender Looking Angel” by The Shoes peaked at number 28 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “The Boxer” by Simon And Garfunkel peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “The Colour Of My Love” by Jefferson peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “The Roses Ain't Growing Any More” by Frank Ashton peaked at number 39 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “This Is The Life” by Amy Macdonald peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Twenty-Five Miles” by Edwin Starr peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Vanaf vandaag” by Django Wagner And Peter Beense peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Violet Hill” by Coldplay peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Walk Right Back” by Anne Murray peaked at number 32 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “What's Another Year” by Johnny Logan peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “You To Me Are Everything (The Decade Remix '76-'86)” by The Real Thing peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “You're Gonna Be Mine” by Novo Band peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2014, “A Sky Full Of Stars” by Coldplay peaked at number 7 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Billie Jean (Got Soul)” by Linx peaked at number 34 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Cliché Love Song” by Basim peaked at number 9 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Det är hon” by Brolle peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1997, “I Love You... Stop!” by Red 5 peaked at number 40 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Jaleo” by Ricky Martin peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Kowalski” by Primal Scream peaked at number 20 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Love Is All We Need” by Mary J. Blige And NAS peaked at number 31 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Money On My Mind” by Sam Smith peaked at number 18 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1997, “My Personality” by Eric Gadd peaked at number 25 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Pamela” by Arvingarna peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Ready Or Not” by The Course peaked at number 33 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Runnin' Out Of Gaz” by Pauline peaked at number 22 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Say My Name” by Mole peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Se på mig nu” by Medina [SE] peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2003, “You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)” by Gemini Five peaked at number 19 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2008, “Beggin'” by Madcon peaked at number 7 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Born To Be Alive” by Discorama peaked at number 20 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “D.I.S.C.O.” by N-Trance peaked at number 29 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Denial” by Sugababes peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Du bist so porno” by Alex C. Featuring Yass peaked at number 12 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Homecoming” by Kanye West Featuring Chris Martin peaked at number 27 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2003, “In Da Club” by 50 Cent peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Is It Right” by Elaiza peaked at number 14 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Just A Girl” by No Doubt peaked at number 21 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Lift Me Up” by Red 5 peaked at number 30 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Live Is Life 08” by Opus Featuring Jerry peaked at number 16 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Mr. Rock And Roll” by Amy Macdonald peaked at number 19 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now” by Mandy And Randy peaked at number 8 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Nur geträumt” by Blümchen peaked at number 7 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Please Don't Go” by No Mercy peaked at number 5 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Rise Like A Phoenix” by Conchita Wurst peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Round And Round” by US5 peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2008, “So soll es bleiben” by Ich + Ich peaked at number 2 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2003, “U Make Me Wanna” by Blue peaked at number 10 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Undo” by Sanna Nielsen peaked at number 12 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Zieh die Schuh' aus” by Sasha peaked at number 21 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1997, “Alone” by The Bee Gees peaked at number 4 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Around The World” by Daft Punk peaked at number 5 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Close To Me” by The Cure peaked at number 17 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Dans l'espace” by Bébé Lilly peaked at number 7 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “L'empire du côté obscur” by IAM peaked at number 14 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Le cœur des femmes” by Combat Combo peaked at number 22 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Love Never Felt So Good” by Michael Jackson And Justin Timberlake peaked at number 2 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Majeur en l'air” by Joke [FR] peaked at number 22 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Menta e rosmarino” by Zucchero Sugar Fornaciari peaked at number 50 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Miley” by Joke Featuring Dosseh peaked at number 23 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Pas toi” by Jean-Jacques Goldman peaked at number 5 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Sphinx” by Joke Featuring Rim K And Seth Gueko peaked at number 24 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Sur la route” by Raphaël And Jean-Louis Aubert peaked at number 29 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Sweet Darling” by Fréro Delavega peaked at number 18 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “The Only One” by The Cure peaked at number 28 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Vénus” by Joke [FR] peaked at number 19 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1986, “When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going” by Billy Ocean peaked at number 6 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2008, “Destructive” by Elisabeth Carew peaked at number 18 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Flashbacks” by The Warlocks peaked at number 6 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Lessons In Love” by Level 42 peaked at number 10 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Lost” by Anouk peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Morninglight” by Team Deep peaked at number 7 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Scared Of Heights” by Espen Lind peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Underwater Love” by Smoke City peaked at number 18 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1980, “What's Another Year” by Johnny Logan peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Wicked Wonderland” by Martin Tungevaag peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Work” by Kelly Rowland peaked at number 17 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1969, ✪ “Dizzy” by Tommy Roe peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2014, “All Of Me” by John Legend peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Beautiful” by Snoop Dogg Featuring Pharrell, Uncle Charlie Wilson peaked at number 19 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Dance With Me” by Alphaville peaked at number 9 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Geil” by Bruce And Bongo peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1975, “I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do” by ABBA peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Jaleo” by Ricky Martin peaked at number 22 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Just A Girl” by No Doubt peaked at number 31 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Love Is Free” by Sinplus Featuring Lady Chann peaked at number 11 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Ma liberté de penser” by Florent Pagny peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Move Your Feet” by Junior Senior peaked at number 10 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Non so che darei” by Alan Sorrenti peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Rise And Fall” by Craig David Featuring Sting peaked at number 11 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Star People '97” by George Michael peaked at number 28 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Take A Bow” by Rihanna peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Tired Of Being Sorry (Laisse le destin l'emporter)” by Enrique Iglesias Featuring Nâdiya peaked at number 6 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2003, “To Love A Woman” by Lionel Richie Featuring Enrique Iglesias peaked at number 14 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Un'emozione per sempre” by Eros Ramazzotti peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

Italy Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2014, “Addicted To You” by Avicii peaked at number 8 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Eroe (Storia di Luigi delle bicocche)” by Caparezza peaked at number 10 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Haterproof 2” by Gemitaiz And Madman peaked at number 15 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2003, “I Know What You Want” by Busta Rhymes and Mariah Carey Featuring The Flipmode Squad peaked at number 4 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Il centro del mondo” by Ligabue peaked at number 3 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Magic” by Coldplay peaked at number 2 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Rise And Fall” by Craig David Featuring Sting peaked at number 9 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Violet Hill” by Coldplay peaked at number 9 on the Italy pop singles chart.

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In 1775, John Hancock — the same guy who would sign his name so big on the Declaration of Independence — was elected president of the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, succeeding Peyton Randolph.

In 1830, “Mary Had A Little Lamb”, Thomas Edisonʹs future first number one recording, was first written.

In 1830, The first passenger railroad service in the United States began service between Baltimore and Elliottʹs Mills, Maryland.

In 1844, Samuel F.B. Morse transmitted the message, “What hath God wrought!” from Washington, D.C. to Baltimore as he formally opened Americaʹs first telegraph line. The development inaugurated Americaʹs telegraph industry. What few realize today is that Mr. Morse, following the historic words, paused for just a few short seconds and then tapped out, “Hey, when does the next Hanson record come out?”

In 1869, The first exploration expedition goes down the Colorado River and through the Grand Canyon by boat, 1,000 miles in 101 days.

In 1883, The Brooklyn Bridge, linking Brooklyn and Manhattan, was dedicated by President Chester Alan Arthur and New York Governor Grover Cleveland, and opened to traffic.

In 1915, Thomas Edison announces the invention of the telescribe to record telephone conversations.

In 1924, R.C., “California Here I Come!” hits number one on the pop singles chart by Al Jolson.

In 1929, The Marx Brothersʹ first movie “The Cocoanuts” was released at the Rialto Theater.

In 1930, The first woman to fly from England to Australia solo, Amy Johnson, landed at Port Darwin from London.

In 1931, The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) began service on the “Columbian” run between New York City and Washington, D.C. The passenger train was the first train with air conditioning throughout. Today, the very same route is traveled by “The Metroliner” from Washington, D.C., to New York and on up to Boston, as well.

In 1941, Musician-poet-figurehead of the 1960s generation, Bob Dylan (Robert Zimmerman), was born in Duluth, Minnesota. His biggest hit was “Like a Rolling Stone,” a number two song in 1965. Three of his albums topped Billboardʹs album chart in the 1970s: “Planet Waves,” “Blood on the Tracks” and “Desire.” He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988 and received a Lifetime Achievement Grammy in 1991.

In 1941, The German battleship “Bismarck” sank the British dreadnought “Hood” in the North Atlantic during World War II, with the loss of 1,300 lives. The Blues Brothers sang a song “Sink The Bismarck” intended for the soundtrack of “The Blues Brothers” in 1980, but this song was scrapped and remains an unreleased song.

In 1949, Spike Jones and His City Slickers recorded “Riders in the Sky”

In 1954, IBM announces the development of a vacuum tube “electronic” brain, capable of more than ten million operations an hour.

In 1958, On the cover of TV Guide: “Dick Clark of American Bandstand”. Other Articles: Lassie, Annette Funicello

In 1960, NBC gets the ball rolling for primitive bland karaoke as viewers are invited to “Sing Along with Mitch” Miller and following the bouncing ball on “Ford Startime.”

In 1962, R.C., “Good Luck Charm” by Elvis Presley peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart and stayed there for five weeks.

In 1962, The officials of the National Football League ruled this day that halftime of regular season games would be cut to 15 minutes. There goes the idea of showing a sitcom between halves!

In 1962, Astronaut Scott Carpenter became the second American to orbit the Earth as he flew aboard the Mercury capsule “Aurora Seven,” circling the earth three times in his 4½ hour mission.

In 1964, On the Ed Sullivan Show, The Beatles appear in a segment taped April 16 or 17 on the set of their movie “A HARD DAYʹS NIGHT”. Along with a brief interview, they perform “YOU CANʹT DO THAT” (taken from a segment that was intended for use in, but was edited from the movie)

In 1964, “The Patty Duke Show.” This episode re-creates the first meeting between those “identical cousins” Patty and Cathy Lane, in which cultured Cathy gets her Uncle Martin (William Schallert) fired from his job as managing editor of the New York Daily Chronicle and breaks up Pattyʹs romance with Richard (Eddie Applegate) — all before the second commercial. This frothy family comedy boasted good writing and clever camera work, but its real distinction was Patty Dukeʹs extraordinary dual performance — never more noticeable than in “The Cousins,” in which she plays Cathy imitating Patty and vice versa. You can lose your mind when cousins are two of a kind.

In 1966, The Jerry Herman musical comedy “Mame,” starring Angela Lansbury, opened on Broadway.

In 1968, The Rolling Stones single “Jumpin' Jack Flash” was released in the United Kingdom by Decca Records.

In 1969, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of Today: (in caracacture) HUGH DOWNS, BARBARA WALTERS, JOE GARAGIOLA, FRANK BLAIR”. Other Articles: Mayberry R.F.D., Tom Jones

In 1969, R.C., “Donʹt Let Me Down” by The Beatles peaked at #35 on the pop singles chart.

In 1969, R.C., “Get Back” by The Beatles peaked at number one on the pop singles chart and stayed there for five weeks.

In 1969, R.C., “Pinball Wizard” by The Who peaked at #19 on the pop singles chart.

In 1970, Peter Green quits the rock band Fleetwood Mac in order to join a religious cult.

In 1974, ABCʹS “IN CONCERT” Part Two of the April sixth “CALIFORNIA JAM” held at ONTARIO MOTOR SPEEDWAY. Appearing: DEEP PURPLE, BLACK SABBATH, RARE EARTH (“HEY BIG BROTHER”)

In 1974, After nine years on TV, the last “Dean Martin Show” was seen on NBC. Deanʹs lovely group, The Golddiggers returned to bid farewell in the show that had been seen in a variety of formats on Thursday and, later, on Friday evenings.

In 1974, TVʹS MIDNIGHT SPECIAL Host RICHARD PRYOR welcomes OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN (“LET ME BE THERE”, “IF YOU LOVE ME LET ME KNOW”), MARVIN HAMLISCH (“THE ENTERTAINER”), BOZ SCAGGS (“SLOW DANCER”), NEW RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE

In 1974, “Lotsa Luck”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC. It never got enough luck to survive on the schedule.

In 1974, “The Girl With Something Extra”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC; it didnʹt have the extra that mattered: RATINGS!

In 1975, R.C., “Bloody Well Right” by Supertramp peaked at #35 on the pop singles chart.

In 1975, R.C., “Rainy Day People” by Gordon Lightfoot peaked at #26 on the pop singles chart.

In 1975, R.C., “Shining Star” by Earth Wind and Fire peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1975, Russiansʹ Soyuz 18B is launched and carries two cosmonauts to space station Salyut Four.

In 1975, DON KIRSHNERʹS ROCK CONCERT Appearing: FOCUS (“HOCUS POCUS”), UFO, NEW BIRTH

In 1976, COVER OF “PEOPLE” HENRY WINKLER…'the FONZ'

In 1976, Muhammad Ali TKOs Richard Dunn in five for heavyweight boxing title.

In 1978, The self-titled debut album by the rock band “Van Halen” was certified gold in the U.S. It eventually sold more than two million copies.

In 1978, In what should go down as one of the all-time records of futility in baseball, Florida State Leagueʹs Tampa Tarpons and Daytona Beach, 15 runs crossed the plate before a single out was recorded in the first inning. The inning itself took more than an hour as the Tarpons crush Daytona, 18-2.

In 1979, “Alien” opened in movie theaters. CAUTION: in space, nobody can hear you scream.

In 1980, How do you mess with NBCʹs censors one final time? On their last “Saturday Night Live” together, Jane Curtin, Garrett Morris, Bill Murray, Laraine Newman, and Gilda Radner do it with the “Lord and Lady Douchebag” sketch, with twelve “sanitized” references.

In 1980, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of WKRP, Threeʹs Company, and Mork and Mindy”. Other Articles: Don Knotts, 20/20

In 1980, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Tony Banks of Genesis surprise their fans by showing up in person at the box office of Los Angeles club the Roxy to sell tickets to their benefit for local hospitals the next night.

In 1980, R.C., “Here Comes My Girl” by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers peaked at #59 on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, R.C., “Rock Lobster” by B-52's peaked at #56 on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, R.C., “Sexy Eyes” by Doctor Hook peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, R.C., “Stomp!” by The Brothers Johnson peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, R.C., “Train In Vain (Stand By Me)” by The Clash peaked at #23 on the pop singles chart.

In 1982, Mrs. Christina Samane of South Africa gave birth to the heaviest baby ever born; a 22-pound, eight-ounce boy.

In 1982, United Kingdom single release: “Beatlesʹ Movie Medley” / “Iʹm Happy Just To Dance With You.”

In 1982, A benefit concert for the Vietnam Veterans Project is held in San Franciscoʹs Moscone Center, where the Jefferson Starship, Grateful Dead, Boz Scaggs and Country Joe McDonald appear. They raise about $175,000.

In 1984, In the grand tradition of May sweeps, viewers of “The Guiding Light” get to choose the name of Quint and Nolaʹs newborn son — Henry, Thomas or Quinton Jr. — by calling a 900-number.

In 1985, “A View To A Kill” James Bond flick starring Roger Moore as 007 opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A. Worldwide Gross: $152.4 Million. Duran Duran had a hit on the Billboard singles chart with the movieʹs theme song.

In 1985, “Southern Accents” album by Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1986, On the cover of TV Guide: “Larry Hagman”. Other Articles: Neil Diamond, Hee Hawʹs Beauties

In 1986, R.C., “Chain Reaction” (remix) by Diana Ross peaked at #66 on the pop singles chart. She tried to sound like the Supremes minus the Supremes but the single did better in other countries than in the United States.

In 1986, R.C., “Mothers Talk” by Tears For Fears peaked at #27 on the pop singles chart.

In 1986, R.C., “Say It, Say It” by E.G. Daily peaked at #70 on the pop singles chart.

In 1986, R.C., “Vanity Kills” by ABC peaked at #91 on the pop singles chart.

In 1986, R.C., “Where Do The Children Go” by Hooters peaked at #38 on the pop singles chart.

In 1986, Reginald Huffstetler trode water for 98.5 hours.

In 1986, THE MONKEES ARE BACK DAVY JONES, MICKY DOLENZ and PETER TORK open their reunion tour with a show at the CONCORD HOTEL in the Catskills resort region north of New York.

In 1986, A “drunk” Billy Martin is “fired” as the co-host of Saturday Night Live by executive producer Lorne Michaels after slurring his lines during a skit. In retaliation, the often-unemployed Yankee manager “sets fire” to his dressing room at the end of the show, which is the season finale.

In 1988, In the two years since David Banner last turned into the Creature, heʹs been living in Los Angeles and working for the Lambert Institute, where he has developed the Gamma Transponder, a device he hopes will cure him of the Creature so that he can stay on and marry the woman he loves. But unfortunately, he encounters the Norse God Thor, gets mad, is forced to destroy his work, thus leaving him without a cure and on the road again, in “The Incredible Hulk Returns,” the first of three TV movies for NBC.

In 1988, John Moschitta set the Guinness World Record for fast talking: 586 words per minute.

In 1988, The fourth game of the Stanley Cup finals between the Edmonton Oilers and the Boston Bruins was postponed with the score tied 3-3 and 3:23 left in the second period when a power failure hit Boston Garden. The powerʹs outage forced the game to be entirely replayed.

In 1988, Van Halenʹs “OU812” album was released with the singles “Black and Blue”, “When Itʹs Love”, “Finish What Ya Started”, plus the tracks “Mine All Mine”, “Feels So Good”, “Cabo Wabo”, and “A Apolitical Blues”.

In 1989, “Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade” starring Harrison Ford and Sean Connery opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1989, “Weird Al” Yankovic records “Generic Blues”, “Biggest Ball Of Twine In Minnesota”, “Hot Rocks Polka”, “Attack Of The Radioactive Hamsters…”, and “Spam” for his “UHF Soundtrack And Other Stuff” LP.

In 1990, Axl Rose of “Guns N' Roses” and Erin Everly, Don Everlyʹs daughter, filed for divorce. They were married for only 27 days. 27? What a funny number.

In 1993, Microsoft Windows NT was launched

In 1993, “Designing Women” closes up shop, with its leading ladies (Dixie Carter, Annie Potts, Jan Hooks, Judith Ivey and Alice Ghostley) fantasize theyʹre Scarlett OʹHara. Episode title: “Gone with the Whim.”

In 1996, The movie “Spy Hard” starring Leslie Nielsen, with the theme sung by “Weird Al” Yankovic, opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1996, “Macarena” single by Los Del Rio was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1996, “Weird Al” Yankovic kicked off his Bad Hair Day tour.

In 1997, The Spice Girlsʹ “Spice” hits the top of the album charts. The debut album from Sporty, Baby, Scary, Ginger and Posh Spice will sell more than 18 million copies worldwide.

In 1997, “MMMBop” by Hanson hits number one in the United States after just four weeks on the Billboard singles charts. The album “Middle of Nowhere” peaks at number two the following month. The band will record a total of four albums, which will sell more than 15 million copies worldwide over the next three years.

In 1999, A beaming Mike Tyson walked out of a Rockville, Maryland, jail after serving only 3½ months of his one-year sentence for assaulting two motorists after a fender-bender. “His release was long overdue as far as Iʹm concerned,” his attorney, Paul Kemp, said.

In 1999, David Bowie, who was was the first artist to launch his own Internet Service Provider (ISP), UltraStarʹs BowieNet (http: //www.davidbowie.com), has become the first major musician to turn to the Internet to let the whole world in on the creative process of writing, rehearsing, recording and mixing a song. In a first of its kind, the song “Whatʹs Really Happening” is recorded live to the witness of web surfers worldwide as they watched a webcast of the recording session live on the web. This event also featured the first ever public webcast using the 360-degree FullView camera, invented at Bell Labs, the research and development arm of Lucent Technologies.

In 1999, Heather Locklearʹs extended “guesting” stint since 1993 finally ends as “Melrose Place” shutters its doors after seven seasons on Fox. Peter and Amanda faked their deaths and married on an island ceremony.

In 1999, “Mad About You” had its series finale on NBC after seven seasons.

In 1999, Mike Tyson walked out of a Rockville, Maryland, jail after serving three and a-half months behind bars for assaulting two motorists after a fender-bender.

In 2000, Michael J. Fox made his final appearrance as a regular in the series “Spin City”. His former “Family Ties” dad Michael Gross guested. Opposite them is Foxʹs “Family Ties” TV mom Meredith Baxter in the CBS movie “Wednesday Woman.” We couldnʹt find Justine Bateman or Tina Yothers on NBCʹs Law and Order or anywhere else though.

In 2000, New $5 and $10 bills, featuring a big and slightly off center Abraham Lincoln and Alexander Hamilton, respectively, made their debut. They join an oversized Andrew Jackson on the $20, Ulysses S. Grant on the $50 and Benjamin Franklin on the $100 — all of which have received makeovers to thwart high-tech counterfeiters.

In 2000, A target of many song parodists, Britney Spears makes history as her album “Oops!…I Did It Again” sold 1.3 million copies its first week out, giving her the most first-week sales for a female artist.

In 2002, After a container is seen being dropped from a low-flying plane hitting and bouncing off the stadium roof onto the street, Seattle hazardous materials crews close off the roads around Safeco Field for about an hour. The object turns outs to be the remains of an unidentified manʹs cremated ashes.

In 2008, The “Toonzai” block began airing on The CW; it was discontinued on August 18, 2012

In 2008, Comedy performer and director Dick Martin of TVʹs “Laugh-In” fame died in Santa Monica, California, at age 86.

In 2018, Jerry Maren, the last surviving Munchkin from the 1939 film “The Wizard of Oz,” died at a San Diego nursing home; he was 99.

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