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The Big Datebook for December 8

Last Updated 11-26-2021

🎭Michael Levin -- is 89 in the year 2021 and 90 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1932
Actor

🎭🎵🏆Robert A. Daly -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1936
TV Executive, Music Executive, Sports Executive
Misc: led organizations such as CBS Entertainment, Warner Brothers, Warner Music Group, and the Los Angeles Dodgers

⚛🎵Bernie Krause -- is 83 in the year 2021 and 84 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1938
Ecologist, Songwriter, Folk Singer
Group Names: The Weavers

🎭Jenny Linden -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1939
Actress, English

🎵Jerry (Singer) Butler -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1939 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Gospel Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Sunflower, MS
Group Names: The Impressions

🏆🏒Red Berenson -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1939 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NHL Coach, NHL Player, AHL Figure, Canadian
Names/Places: RN: Gordon Arthur Berenson; NN: Red, The Red Baron
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, Detroit Red Wings, Quebec Aces

🎵James Galway -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1939
Flutist, Irish

🏆🏈Robert Stanford "Bob" Brown -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1941
Hall of Famer, NFL Tackle
Names/Places: NN:The Boomer
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Eagles (1964-1968), Los Angeles Rams (1969-1970), Oakland Raiders (1971-1973)

🏆⚽Geoff Hurst -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1941
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
Misc: MBE; striker

🎵🎸Bobby Elliott -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1941
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Drummer, British
Group Names: The Hollies

🏆🏈Bill Polian -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1942
Hall of Famer, Sports Analyst, NFL General Manager

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🎭Patti Chandler -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1943
Actress
Misc: retired from acting in 1977
Movie Titles: Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine, Ski Party, Beach Blanket Bingo, The Million Eyes of Sumuru, Bikini Beach

🎨✍🎭Mary Woronov -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1943 N.S.
Painter, Author, Actress
Names/Places: NN:Cult Queen
Movie Titles: Eating Raoul, The Munsters (film series)

🎵🎸Lee Pickens -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1943
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: Bloodrock

🎵George Baker -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1944
Songwriter, Pop Singer, Dutch (Netherlands)
Names/Places: RN:Johannes Bouwens
Group Names: The George Baker Selection

🎭Richard Yniguez -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1946
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Mama Malone (as Father Jose Silva)
Movie Titles: Boulevard Nights, What's Cooking?, The Deadly Tower, Pretty Rosebud

🎭🎵John Rubinstein -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1946
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Composer
Names/Places: b. in Beverly Hills; Arthur's son
Misc: stage: Pippin
TV Shows: RoboCop the Series (as Chip Chayken), Family (as Jeff Maitland), Crazy Like a Fox (as Harrison K. Fox)

🎵Graham Knight -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1946
Pop Bassist, Scottish
Group Names: Marmalade

🎭Belinda Balaski -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1947
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Misc: retired from acting in 2001
Movie Titles: Food of the Gods, Piranha, The Howling, Gremlins, Amazon Women on the Moon, Gremlins 2: The New Batch, The Warlord: Battle for the Galaxy, Small Soldiers

🎵🎸Ray Shulman -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1949
Bassist, Trumpeter, Violinist, Rock & Roll Guitarist, British
Group Names: Simon Dupree & The Big Sound, Gentle Giant

🎭Rick Baker -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1950
Sound Effects Technician
Misc: make-up artist

🏆⚾Tim Foli -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1950
MLB Player
Names/Places: NN:Crazy Horse

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Bill Bryson -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1951
Writer
Misc: author of humourous books on travel, the English language, and science.

🏆⚽Paul Child -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1952
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, American, English
Misc: played forward for nine seasons in the ASL

🎵🎷Richie Morales -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1952
Jazz Drummer
Group Names: Spyro Gyra

🏆Roy Firestone -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1953
Sports Commentator, Sports Journalist

🎭🎵🏆Kim Basinger -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1953
TV/Movie Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Singer, Model
Names/Places: b. in Athens, GA
TV Shows: From Here to Eternity, Dog and Cat
Movie Titles: Blind Date, Batman, My Stepmother is an Alien, Never Say Never Again, L.A. Confidential, I Dreamed of Africa, The Door in the Floor, Cellular, The Sentinel

🎵🎸D. J. Bonebrake -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1955
Percussionist, Punk Rock Drummer
Group Names: X

🎵🎸Warren Cuccurullo -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1956
Songwriter, Alternative Rock Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Frank Zappa, Missing Persons (founder), Duran Duran

🏆🏁🏊Hannelore Anke -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1957 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, East German
Names/Places: aka Hannelore Hofmann

🎵🎸Phil Collen -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1957 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Heavy Metal Guitarst, English
Names/Places: RFMN:Philip Kenneth
Group Names: Def Leppard

🏆🏈George Washington Rogers Jr. -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1958
Hall of Famer, NFL Runningback, College Football Player
Misc: Heisman Trophy (1980)
Sports Teams: University of South Carolina, New Orleans Saints (1981-1984), Washington Redskins (1985-1987)

🎭🎵Billy Hufsey -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1958 N.S.
Actor, Casting Department, Singer
TV Shows: Fame (as Christopher Donlon)

⚛💰Jim Yong Kim -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1959
Anthropologist, Physician, Businessperson
Misc: World Bank President

🎭🎵🎸Paul (Rock) Rutherford -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1959
Dancer, Songwriter, Keyboardist, New Wave Singer, English
Names/Places: Not to be confused with Paul Rutherford b. 1940
Group Names: Frankie Goes to Hollywood

🎵Marty Raybon -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1959
Country Singer
Group Names: Shenandoah

🎵🎸Fher Olvera -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1959 N.S.
Rock & Roll Guitarist, Mexican
Group Names: Mana (a Mexican rock band)
Album Titles: Donde Jugaran Los Ninos

🎭🎮David Cowgill -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1960
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Movie Titles: Bee Movie, Brat, Chicken Little, Kung Fu Panda 2, Madagascar (series), Tangled, Big Hero 5, Howl's Moving Castle, Meet The Parents, Mr. Peabody and Sherman, Mulan, Open Season (series), Shark Tale, Shrek (series), The Hunchback of Notre Dame II, The Jungle Book 2, Wreck-It Ralph
Video Games: Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Transformers: The Game

📰Ann Coulter -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1961
Commentator

🎵🎸Marty Friedman -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1962
Heavy Metal Guitarst
Group Names: Megadeth

🎭Wendell Pierce -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1963 N.S.
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Moloney (as Calvin Patterson), My Wife and Kids (as Dr. Boucher), The Wire (as Det. William "Bunk" Moreland, Treme (as Antoine Batiste, The Michael J. Fox Show, Suits (as Robert Zane), The Odd Couple (as Teddy)

🎭Teri Hatcher -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1964 N.S.
Actress
Names/Places: b. in Sunnyvale, CA
Misc: remember when she was the queen of the Internet in those ancient times of the mid 1990s?
TV Shows: Love Boat, Capitol, MacGyver, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (as Lois Lane), Desperate Housewives (as Susan Mayer), The Odd Couple (as Charlotte)
Movie Titles: Tango and Cash, Soapdish, Tomorrow Never Dies, Spy Kids, Coraline

🎵Athena Bass -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1964 N.S.
Drummer
Names/Places: Tommy Lee's sister
Group Names: Femme Fatale

🎭David Harewood -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1965
Actor, English
TV Shows: Homeland, Supergirl (as J'onn J'onzz)
Movie Titles: The Brothers Grimsby, Blood Diamond

🏆🏈Greg Truitt -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1965
NFL Player

🏆🏈Troy Sadowski -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1965
NFL Tight End

🏆🏀Teresa Weatherspoon -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1965 N.S.
Hall of Famer, WNBA Figure, Basketball Coach, Basketball Player

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🎭🎮Matthew Laborteaux -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1966
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: 79 Park Avenue, Little House on the Prarie (as Albert Ingalls), Whiz Kids
Movie Titles: Mulan, Deadly Friend
Video Games: Kinect Star Wars (series), Star Wars: The Old Republic (series), Thrillville (series), .hack (series)

🎵Sinéad O'Connor -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1966 N.S.
Composer, Songwriter, Pop Singer, Irish, Lesbian
Names/Places: b. in Dublin; Pron:SHIN-AID; changed nane to Shuhada' Davitt
Misc: she ripped up Pope John Paul II's picture on Saturday Night Live on October 3, 1992

🏆🏈Joe Staysniak -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1966
NFL Player

🏆⚽Hope Powell -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1966
Hall of Famer, Soccer Midfielder, English

✍📰⚖🎭🏆Marina Augusta Pepper -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1967
Children's Author, Journalist, Politician, Actress, Model, Playmate, English
Names/Places: aka Marina Augusta Baker
Misc: March 1987

🏆🏈Jeff George -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1967
NFL Quarterback

🏆🏈Tony Mayberry -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1967
NFL Player, German

🏆🏈Barry Foster -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1968
NFL Runningback

🏆⚾Michael Cole "Mike" Mussina -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1968 N.S.
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: NN: Moose
Misc: 5x All Star, 7x Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Baltimore Orioles (1991-2000), New York Yankees (2001-2008)

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🏆🏈Victor Green -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1969
NFL Safety

🏆🏒Darrin Shannon -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1969
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏈James Stewart -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1971
NFL Runningback

🏆⚾Garvin Alston -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1971
MLB Pitcher

🎵🎸Ryan Newell -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1972
Modern Rock Musician
Group Names: Sister Hazel

🏆🏈Mitch Jacoby -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1973
NFL Tight End

🏆🏈Monty Montgomery -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1973
NFL Cornerback

🎵🎸Corey Taylor -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1973 N.S.
Heavy Metal Singer
Group Names: Slipknot (lead), Stone Sour

🏆🏁Kevin Harvick -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1975 N.S.
Auto Racer

🎭Dominic Monaghan -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1976 N.S.
Actor, West German
TV Shows: Lost (as Charlie Pace)
Movie Titles: Lord of the Rings (series), X-Men Orgins: Wolverine

🎭🏆Ian Somerhalder -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1978 N.S.
Actor, Producer/Director, Ping Pong Player
TV Shows: Lost (as Boone Carlyle), The Vampire Diaries (as Damon Salvatore)
Movie Titles: Pulse, The Rules of Attraction

🏆⚾Vernon Wells -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1978 N.S.
MLB Center Fielder
Misc: 3x All-Star, 3x Gold Glove, Silver Slugger
Sports Teams: Toronto Blue Jays

🎵🎸Ingrid Michaelson -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1979
Rock & Roll Singer

🏆🏈Philip Rivers -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1981
NFL Quarterback
Sports Teams: San Diego Chargers

🎭🏆Hannah Ware -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1982
Actress, Model
TV Shows: Betrayal
Movie Titles: Shame, Oldboy, Cop Out, Hitman: Agent 47

🎵Chrisette Michele -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1982
Rhythm and Blues Singer

🎵Nicki Minaj -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1982
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: RN: Onika Tanya Maraj
Misc: some say b. 1984

🎭Utkarsh Ambudkar -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1983 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: The Mindy Project
Movie Titles: Basmati Blues, Kitchen Sink, Pitch Perfect

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🎵🏆🏈Sam Hunt -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1984
Country Singer, College Football Player

🏆🏀Dwight Howard -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1985 N.S.
NBA Player

🏆⚾Josh Donaldson -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1985 N.S.
MLB Third Baseman
Misc: AL MVP (2015); active as of 2015

Ashley Noell Campbell -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1986
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Glen Campbell & Kim's daughter

🏆🥊Amir Khan -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1986 N.S.
Boxer, Olympic Athlete, English

🎭🎵🎸Kate Voegele -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1986
Actress, Rock & Roll Singer
TV Shows: One Tree Hill (as Mia Catalano)

🏆Kelley Thompson -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1987
Playmate
Misc: November 2009

✍🏆Jessica Ashley -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1989
Author, Model, Playmate
Misc: June 2014

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🎵Jen Ledger -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1989
Drummer, Christian/Rock Performer
Group Names: Skillet

🏆🏒Drew Doughty -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1989 N.S.
NHL Defensive, Canadian

🎭🎵Katie Stevens -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1992 N.S.
Actress, Singer

Thomas Carter Bruine -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1993
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Judith Ivey & Tim's son

🎭Jessica Tyler -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1993 N.S.
Actress, Canadian
TV Shows: Degrassi: The Next Generation (as Jenna Middleton)

🎭🏆Anna Sophia Robb -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1993 N.S.
Actress, Gymnast, Model
TV Shows: The Carrie Diaries
Movie Titles: Winn-Dixie, Race to Witch Mountain, Bridge to Terabithia, Have Dreams Will Travel, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

🎭Teala Dunn -- is 25 in the year 2021 and 26 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1996 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Are We There Yet?, Wonder Pets (voice)
Movie Titles: Enchanted, Expelled

Gabriel Luke Beauregard Jagger -- is 24 in the year 2021 and 25 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1997
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Jerry Hall and Mick's son

🎭💻Owen Teague -- is 23 in the year 2021 and 24 in the year 2022; b.12/8/1998 N.S.
Actor, Internet Video Actor
TV Shows: Bloodline (as Nolan Rayburn)

Bailey Linda Olwyn Willis -- is 15 in the year 2021 and 16 in the year 2022; b.12/8/2006
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Stella McCartney and Alasdhair's daughter

Deveraux Octavian Basil Jagger -- is 5 in the year 2021 and 6 in the year 2022; b.12/8/2016 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Melanie Hamrick and Mick Jagger's son

Piper Lillie Pasley -- is 3 in the year 2021 and 4 in the year 2022; b.12/8/2018 N.S.
Criminal
Names/Places: Natalie and Eric's daughter

🎵Alan McNeil Jr. -- b.12/8/????
Pop Singer
Group Names: Troop

👑Queen Mary Of Scots -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1542 J-LD d.2/8/1587 J-LD (44)
Queen, Scottish
Names/Places: LN:Stuart
Misc: ruled 1560-87; lost her head over this

👑Queen Christina Of Sweden -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1626 Ju-1 d.4/19/1689 Ju-1 (62)
Queen
Misc: ruled 1644-65

Jan Ingenhousz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1730 N.S. d.9/7/1799 N.S. (68)
Scientist, Biochemist, Physician, Dutch (Netherlands), Dutch (Netherlands)
Misc: best known for his discovery of the process of photosynthesis, by which green plants in sunlight absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen.

Eli Whitney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1765 d.1/8/1825 (59)
Hall of Famer, Inventor
Misc: The Cotton Gin and the concept of mass production of interchangable parts

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📰Richard Carlile -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1790 d.2/10/1843 (52)
Journalist, English
Misc: a notable champion of the freedom of the press

🏆🥊James "Deal" Burke -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1809 d.1/8/1845 (35)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, English

💰August Belmont -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1816 d.11/24/1890 (73)
Financier, Banker, German
Names/Places: RLN:Shoenberg
Misc: Man 'O War breeder, founded the New York Jockey Club

🎭George Melies -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1861 d.1/21/1938 (76)
Movie Director, French
Misc: the first person to film fictional narratives
Movie Titles: A Trip to the Moon

🎨Aristide Mailloi -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1861 d.9/27/1944 (82)
Sculptor, French
Misc: One of the most important of the 20th century

💰William Crapo "Billy" Durant -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1861 d.3/18/1947 (85)
Industrialist, Manufacturer
Misc: founded Buick, Chevrolet, & General Motors

Georges Feydeau -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1862 N.S. d.6/5/1921 N.S. (58)
Playwright, French

Jacques Hadamard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1865 d.10/17/1963 (97)
Mathematician, French
Misc: Number theorist

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🎵Jean Sibelius -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1865 d.9/20/1957 (91)
Composer, Finnish
Names/Places: RFN:Johann Julius Christian

Padraic Colum -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1881 d.1/12/1972 (90)
Poet, Irish

Kenneth Roberts -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1885 d.7/21/1957 (71)
Author
Misc: wrote fictional reconstructions of the American Revolution.

🎨Diego Rivera -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1886 d.11/24/1957 (70)
Painter, Muralist, Mexican

✍📰Hervey Allen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1888 d.12/28/1949 (61)
Author, Novelist, Poet, Biographer

🏆🎾Pierre Etchebaster -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1893 d.3/24/1980 (86)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

🎨Elzie Crisler Segar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1894 d.10/13/1938 (43)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Popeye, Olive Oyl, Bluto, Sweet Pea, Wimpy, and others in the Thimble Theater Gang

🎨✍James Grover Thurber -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1894 d.11/2/1961 (66)
Editorial Cartoonist, Artist, Author, Short Story Writer, Humorist, American
Names/Places: b. in Columbus, OH
Misc: New Yorker

🏆⚾Harold Arlin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1895 d.3/14/1986 (90)
Baseball Announcer
Misc: broadcast the first MLB game in 1921 at Forbes Field.

✍⚛Josephine Bell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1897 d.4/24/1987 (89)
Novelist, Physician, English
Misc: best known for her numerous detective novels, in which poison and unusual methods of murder are prominent.

🎭John Qualen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1899 d.9/12/1987 (87)
Movie Actor, Canadian
Names/Places: RLN:Oleson
Movie Titles: The Grapes Of Wrath, The Searchers

🏆⚾Moe Solomon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1900 d.6/25/1966 (65)
MLB Player
Names/Places: NN:the Rabbi of Swat

🎨Adele Simpson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1903 d.8/23/1995 (91)
Fashion Designer
Names/Places: RLN:Smithline
Misc: clothed first ladies and movie stars

🏆🎾Wilmer Allison -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1904 d.4/20/1977 (72)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
Misc: U.S. Open 1935

🎭Frank Faylen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1905 d.8/2/1985 (79)
TV/Movie Actor, Vaudevillan
TV Shows: The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (as Herbert T. Gillis)

🏆🏒Marty Barry -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1905 d.8/20/1969 (63)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Canadian
Names/Places: NN:Martin James "Goal-a-Game" Barry
Misc: playing career 1927-1941
Sports Teams: New York Americans, Boston Bruins, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens

🎵Cleo Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1909 d.4/15/1995 (85)
Songwriter, Pianist

🎭Lee J. Cobb -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1911 d.2/11/1976 (64)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: RN:Leo Jacoby
TV Shows: The Virginian (as Judge Henry Griffith), Death of a Salesman (as Willie Lohman), Young Lawyers

🎵Jack Stapp -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1912 d.12/20/1980 (68)
Hall of Famer, Music Executive, Country Performer
Misc: WSM Radio executive and co-founder of Tree Publishing

🎵🎷Floyd Tillman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1914 d.8/22/2003 (88)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Blues Singer, Jazz Singer, Country Singer

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🎭Richard Fleischer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1916 d.3/25/2006 (89)
Director
Movie Titles: Tora! Tora! Tora!, 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea

🏆🎳Joseph Kristof -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1920 d.11/22/2003 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🎨📰Giuliana Camerino -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1920 d.5/10/2010 (89)
Fashion Designer, Fashion Editor, Italian
Names/Places: founded the Roberta di Camerino fashion house in Venice

🎭Terence Morgan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1921 d.8/25/2005 (83)
Actor, English
TV Shows: The Adventures of Sir Frances Drake (star)

🎭Jean Porter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1922 N.S. d.1/13/2018 N.S. (95)
Actress
Names/Places: RN: Bennie Jean Porter
TV Shows: The Red Skelton Show
Movie Titles: Abbott and Costello (series)

🎵🎷Sol Yaged -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1922 N.S. d.5/16/2019 N.S. (96)
Jazz Clarinetist
Misc: strongly influenced by Benny Goodman's style

✍🎵Jean Ritchie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1922 d.6/1/2015 (92)
Author, Singer, Folk Performer

🎭Dewey Martin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1923 N.S. d.4/9/2018 N.S. (94)
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1978
Movie Titles: The Longest Day, The Desperate Hours, The Big Sky, The Thing from Another World

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⛪🎭🎵Sammy Davis Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1925 N.S. d.5/16/1990 N.S. (64)
Hall of Famer, Judaism convert, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Vaudevillan, Impressionist, Dancer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: lounge, records, films, theater, & television
Song Titles: Baretta (theme), The Candyman
TV Shows: Sammy Davis Jr. Show

🏆⚾Hank Thompson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1925 d.9/30/1969 (43)
MLB Player

🎵🎷Jimmy Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1925 d.2/8/2005 (79)
Songwriter, Organist, Jazz Performer
Names/Places: FMN:James Oscar
Misc: Jazz-Funk-Soul style; he is acknowledged as the first important jazz player on the Hammond B-3 organ

🏆🏒Wallace Daniel "Wally" Grant -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1927 N.S. d.11/5/2014 N.S. (86)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Player
Sports Teams: University of Michigan

✍🎭Maximilian Schell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1930 d.2/1/2014 (83)
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV/Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director, Austrian
Names/Places: Maria's brother

🎭"Flip" Wilson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1933 d.11/25/1998 (64)
Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host
Names/Places: b. in Jersey City, N.J.; RFN:Clerow
Misc: played characters Geraldine & Reverend Leroy
TV Shows: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In (semireg), Flip Wilson Show (host); Charlie & Company (as Charlie Richmond)

⛪🎭David Carradine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1936 d.6/3/2009 (72)
Protestant, TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Hollywood; Keith & Robert's brother, John's son, 2x Gail's hubby
Misc: some say b. 1940
TV Shows: Shane, Kung Fu's & Legend Continues' Kwai Chang Caine, North & South

🎭James MacArthur -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1937 d.10/28/2010 (72)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; Helen Hayes' & Charles' adopted son
TV Shows: Hawaii Five-O (as Det. Danny "Dano" Williams)

🎭🎵Ken Delo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1938 N.S. d.2/8/2016 N.S. (0)
Actor, Comedian, Singer, Doo Wop Performer
Group Names: The Pencil Smudges (a take-off on the group The Ink Spots), Delo and Daly (comedy team)
TV Shows: The Lawrence Welk Show

🏆⚾Ed Brinkman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1941 d.9/30/2008 (66)
MLB Player
Misc: Gold Glove

✍🎵🎸Jim Morrison -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1943 d.7/3/1971 (27)
Hall of Famer, Poet, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: NN:The Lizard King; FN:James Douglas; d. heart failure in Paris; his name is an anagram for "Mr. Mojo Risin'".
Group Names: The Doors (lead), soloist
Song Titles: Break On Thorugh (To The Other Side), Light My Fire, People Are Strange, Love Me Two Times, Hello I Love You, Touch Me, Love Her Madly, Riders on the Storm
Album Titles: The Doors, Strange Days, Waiting for the Sun, The Soft Parade, Morrison Hotel, L.A. Woman

🎵Mike Botts -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1944 d.12/9/2005 (61)
Drummer
Group Names: Bread

🎨🎭🏆Donna Michelle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1945 d.4/11/2004 (58)
Photographer, Actress, Model, Playmate
Names/Places: RN:Donna M. Ronne
Misc: December 1963; Playboy Playmate of the Year 1964
Movie Titles: Beach Blanket Bingo

⛪🎵🎸Gregg Allman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1947 d.5/27/2017 N.S. (69)
Hall of Famer, Baptist, Songwriter, Keyboardist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Nashville
Group Names: The Allman Brothers Band, soloist
Song Titles: Ramblin' Man (as part of The Allman Brothers Band), Midnight Rider, I'm No Angel, Anything Goes
Album Titles: At Fillmore East (live), Eat a Peach, Brothers and Sisters, Win Lose or Draw, Enlightened Rogues, Reach For The Sky (previous titles as part of The Allman Brothers Band), Laid Back, Playin' Up a Storm, I'm No Angel, Low Country Blues

🎵Dan Hartman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1950 N.S. d.3/22/1994 N.S. (43)
Songwriter, Disco Singer
Song Titles: Instant Replay

🎵🎸Jimmy Farrar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1950 N.S. d.10/29/2018 N.S. (67)
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Molly Hatchett

🎭🎵Sam Kinison -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1953 d.4/10/1992 (38)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Novelty Singer
Misc: loudmouth comedian OOH-OOOOOOH!; d. in a car crash
TV Shows: Charlie Hoover (as Hugh)
Movie Titles: Back to School

🎭Andy Griffith Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1958 d.1/17/1996 (37)
Producer
Names/Places: Andy's son

🎵Bushwick Bill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/8/1966 N.S. d.6/9/2019 N.S. (52)
Rap Music Performer, Jamaican
Group Names: Geto Boys

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

🎨James Hoban -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1758 or ??/??/1762 d.12/8/1831
Architect
Misc: designed the White House

💰Jonas Chickering -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/5/1798 d.12/8/1853 (55)
Manufacturer
Misc: Grand pianos

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George Boole -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/2/1815 d.12/8/1864 (49)
Mathematician, Irish
Misc: Boolean algebra

💰William Henry Vanderbilt -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/8/1821 d.12/8/1885 (64)
Philanthropist
Misc: railroad magnate who nearly doubled the Vanderbilt family fortune established and in large part bequeathed to him by his father, Cornelius; father of Cornelius II.

🎵Vess Ossman -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/21/1868 d.12/8/1923 (55)
Banjoist
Names/Places: NN:King of the Banjo

🏆🏀Frank "Pop" Morgenweck -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/15/1875 N.S. d.12/8/1941 N.S. (66)
Hall of Famer, NBA Executive, Basketball Coach, Basketball Player
Misc: a coach and an owner of professional teams, operating teams in ten different leagues and in more than 18 cities

🎵🎷George Frederick "Rod" Cless -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/20/1907 N.S. d.12/8/1944 N.S. (37)
Saxophonist, Jazz Clarinetist

🏆⚾Tristram Speaker -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/4/1888 d.12/8/1958 (70)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Center Fielder
Misc: AL Chalmers Award Winner 1912; AL batted .344 over 22 seasons; hit record 793 career doubles, 3515 hits; Tris hit more doubles than Pete Rose.
Sports Teams: Boston Americans/Red Sox (1907-1915), Cleveland Indians (1916-1926), Washington Senators (1927), Philadelphia Athletics (1928), Cleveland Indians (manager 1919-1926)

🎵John Mills -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1889 d.12/8/1967 (78)
Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: Father of The singing Mills Brothers
Misc: some say b. 1882

🎵🎸Gary Thain -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/15/1948 d.12/8/1975 (27)
Rock & Roll Bassist, New Zealand
Group Names: Uriah Heep

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✍⚖Golda Meir -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/3/1898 N.S. d.12/8/1978 N.S. (80)
Author, Prime Minister, Russian
Names/Places: RN:Golda Mabovitz then Meyerson
Misc: Israeli P.M. 1969-74

🎨🎭🎵🎸John Lennon -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/9/1940 d.12/8/1980 (40)
Hall of Famer, Artist, Movie Actor, Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, English
Names/Places: b. in Liverpool; MN:Ono nee Winston; Yoko Ono's hubby, Cynthia's ex-husband
Misc: in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a solo and a Beatle
Group Names: The Quarrymen, Moondogs, Silver Beatles, Beatles (co-lead), Plastic Ono Band, Elephant's Memory, soloist
Song Titles: Love Me Do, From Me To You, She Loves You, I Want To Hold Your Hand, I Saw Her Standing There, All My Loving, Twist and Shout, Can't Buy Me Love, A Hard Day's Night, I Feel Fine, Eight Days a Week, Ticket To Ride, Rock and Roll Music, Help!, Yesterday, We Can Work It Out, Michelle, Nowhere Man, Paperback Writer, Yellow Submarine, Penny Lane, All You Need is Love, Hello Goodbye, Lady Madonna, I Am The Walrus, Hey Jude, Oh-La Di Ob-La Da, Get Back, The Ballad of John and Yoko, Come Together, Something, Let It Be, The Long and Winding Road (previous titles with The Beatles), Give Peace a Chance, Cold Turkey, Instant Karma, Power to the People, Imagine, Happy Xmas, Mind Games, Whatever Gets You Through The Night, #9 Dream, Stand By Me, Starting Over, Woman, Watching The Wheels, Nobody Told Me
Album Titles: Please Please Me, With The Beatles, Introducing...The Beatles, Meet The Beatles!, The Beatles Second Album, A Hard Day's Night, Something New, Beatles '65, Beatles VI, Help!, Rubber Soul, Yesterday and Today, Revolver, Sargent Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Magical Mystery Tour, White Album, Yellow Submarine, Abbey Road, Let It Be (previous titles with The Beatles), John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band, Imagine, Mind Games, Walls and Bridges, Double Fantasy
Movie Titles: A Hard Day's Night, Help!, How I Won The War, Magical Mystery Tour, Yellow Submarine

🎵Walter "Shakey" Horton -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/6/1921 N.S. d.12/8/1981 N.S. (60)
Hall of Famer, Harmonicaist
Names/Places: NN:Big

🎭🎵Marty Robbins -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/26/1925 d.12/8/1982 (57)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country Performer
Names/Places: b. in Glendale, AZ; RN:Martin David Robinson
Misc: Grand Ole Opry regular; stock car racer
Song Titles: I'll Go On Alone, Singing The Blues, A White Sport Coat, El Paso, Don't Worry
Album Titles: Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs, Return of the Gunfighter, R.F.D., Drifter, Tonight Carmen, I Walk Alone, El Paso City, Adios Amigo

🎭🎵"Slim" Pickens -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/29/1919 d.12/8/1983 (64)
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie Actor, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Kingsberg, CA; RN:Louis Bert Lindley Jr.; d. in Modesto, CA
Misc: some say d. November 20; in Cowboy Hall of Fame; 1930s top rodeo clown, 1940s western films, 1950s western TV supporting player
TV Shows: The Outlaws, Custer, BJ & the Bear (as Sgt. Beauregard Wiley), Hee Haw, Filthy Rich (as Big Guy Beck)
Movie Titles: Blazing Saddles, Dr. Strangelove

🎭Luther Adler -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/4/1903 d.12/8/1984 (81)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Misc: usually played villians in films

🏆⚾Bill Wambsganss -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/19/1894 d.12/8/1985 (91)
MLB Second Baseman

Harrison "Scott" Brown -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/26/1917 d.12/8/1986 (69)
Scientist, Geochemist
Misc: who was known for his role in isolating plutonium for its use in the first atomic bombs and for his studies regarding meteorites and the Earth's origin.

🎵🎸Hollywood Fats -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/24/1954 d.12/8/1986 (32)
Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: the Blasters

🎭Anne Seymour -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/11/1909 d.12/8/1988 (79)
Radio Actress, TV/Movie Actress, English
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: was in 5000+ radio dramas
TV Shows: Tim Conway Show

🎵Herbert "Tubo" Rhoad -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/1/1944 d.12/8/1988 (44)
Singer
Group Names: The Persuasions

🎭Martin Ritt -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/2/1924 d.12/8/1990 (76)
Movie Actor, TV/Movie Director
Misc: some say b. 1920
Movie Titles: The Long Hot Summer, Norma Rae

Ed Edmondson -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/7/1919 d.12/8/1990 (71)
Congressperson

🎵🎷Buck Clayton -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/12/1911 d.12/8/1991 (80)
Arranger, Jazz Trumpeter

📰William Shawn -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/31/1907 d.12/8/1992 (85)
Editor
Misc: The New Yorker

🏆⚾Helen Callaghan Candaele Saint Aubin -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/13/1929 d.12/8/1992 (63)
Baseball Figure
Names/Places: NN: The "Ted Williams" of Women's Baseball

🎵Antônio Carlos Brasieiro De Almeida Jobim -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/25/1927 d.12/8/1994 (67)
Composer, Musician, Brazilian
Misc: founder Bossa Nova Brazilian music

🎭George J. Lewis -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/10/1903 d.12/8/1995 (91)
Actor, Mexican
TV Shows: Zorro (as Don Alejandro)

🎭Howard E. Rollins Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/17/1950 d.12/8/1996 (46)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Baltimore, MD
Misc: some say b. 1952
TV Shows: In the Heat of the Night (as Det. Virgil Tibbs)

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🎵Ben Hewitt -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/11/1935 d.12/8/1996 (61)
Songwriter, Pop Singer
Misc: he sang like Elvis Presley

🎭Bob Bell -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/18/1922 d.12/8/1997 (75)
Clown
TV Shows: Bozo the Clown (played Bozo The Clown for 25 years on Chicago's WGN-TV)

🎭Michael Craze -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/29/1942 N.S. d.12/8/1998 N.S. (56)
TV Actor, British
TV Shows: Dr. Who (as Ben Jackson)

🏆🏒Gary Bergman -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/7/1938 d.12/8/2000 N.S. (62)
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏈George (Football) Young -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/22/1930 N.S. d.12/8/2001 N.S. (71)
Hall of Famer, NFL Executive, Football Coach, Football Player

🎵🎸"Diamond" Darrell -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/20/1966 d.12/8/2004 (38)
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: Pantera

🎵🎸Darrell "Dimebag" Abbott -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/20/1966 N.S. d.12/8/2004 N.S. (38)
Heavy Metal Guitarst
Group Names: Pantera

🏆⚾José Uribe -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/21/1960 d.12/8/2006 (46)
MLB Player, Dominican Republican

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🎵🎷Martha Tilton -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1915 d.12/8/2006 (91)
Singer, Jazz Performer

🎭Roger Monroe King -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/22/1944 d.12/8/2007 (63)
Hall of Famer, TV Executive
Misc: media and TV executive for King World Productions and CBS.

🎭Robert Prosky -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/13/1930 d.12/8/2008 (77)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Polish
TV Shows: Hill Street Blues (as Sgt. Stanislaus Jablonski), Veronica's Closet
Movie Titles: Dudley Do Right

Hilary Baugh Waugh -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/22/1920 d.12/8/2008 (88)
Mystery Writer
Names/Places: NN:Grand Master of Mystery Writers

🏆🏈Lewis Bush -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/2/1969 d.12/8/2011 (42)
NFL Player

Sir John Cornforth -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/7/1917 d.12/8/2013 (96)
Chemist, Australian

🎵🎸Bonnie Lou -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/27/1924 d.12/8/2015 N.S. (91)
Hall of Famer, Country Singer, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: LN:Kath; RN:Sally Carson
Misc: in the Rockabilly Hall of Fame

⚛⚖John Herschel Glenn Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/18/1921 d.12/8/2016 N.S. (95)
Astronaut, Senator
Names/Places: b. in Cambridge, Ohio
Misc: the first American to orbit the Earth on 2-20-62

🎭🎵Joseph Mascolo -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/13/1929 d.12/8/2016 N.S. (87)
Actor, Musician
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives (as Stefano DiMera), Gangster Chronicles, Bold & The Beautiful
Movie Titles: Jaws 2, Shaft's Big Score

🏆⚾🏈Harold R. "Tubby" Raymond -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1926 N.S. d.12/8/2017 N.S. (91)
Hall of Famer, College Baseball Coach, College Football Coach
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Delaware (baseball 1956-64, football 1954-2001)

🎵🎷Sunny Murray -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/21/1936 d.12/8/2017 N.S. (81)
Jazz Drummer
Names/Places: RN: James Marcellus Arthur Murray
Misc: one of the pioneers of the free jazz drumming style.

🏆🏈Rod Jones -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/31/1964 N.S. d.12/8/2018 N.S. (54)
NFL Player

🎭Carroll Spinney -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/26/1933 N.S. d.12/8/2019 N.S. (85)
Actor, Puppet Actor, Puppeteer
Names/Places: b. in Walthem, MA
TV Shows: Sesame Street (as Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch)

🎭🎵René Auberjonois -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/1/1940 N.S. d.12/8/2019 N.S. (79)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang, Boston Legal (as Paul Lewiston), Pound Puppies, Benson (as Clayton Endicott III), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (as Security Officer Odo the shape-shifting chief)
Movie Titles: The Little Mermaid, The Patriot

📰⚖Paul A. Volcker -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/5/1927 N.S. d.12/8/2019 N.S. (92)
Economist, Government Official
Misc: ex-federal reserve board chairman under Presidents Carter and Reagan

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1962, “(Dance With The) Guitar Man” by Duane Eddy And The Rebelettes peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “All Through The Night” by Cyndi Lauper peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Babe” by Styx peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Baby Has Gone Bye Bye” by George Maharis peaked at number 62 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Because I Love You (The Postman Song)” by Stevie B. peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Catch My Fall” by Billy Idol peaked at number 50 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Die Young” by Kesha peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Don't Hang Up” by The Orlons peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

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In 1973, “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” by Elton John peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Had A Dream (Sleeping With The Enemy)” by Roger Hodgson peaked at number 48 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Heaven (Must Be There)” by Eurogliders peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Highway To Hell” by AC/DC peaked at number 47 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “I Can't Hold Back” by Survivor peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “I Do!!” by Toya peaked at number 16 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “I Do'Wanna Know” by REO Speedwagon peaked at number 29 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “I Wanna Get With U” by Guy peaked at number 50 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “I Wanna Talk About Me” by Toby Keith peaked at number 28 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “I'll Always Be In Love With You” by Jack Pleis And His Orchestra peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “I'm Free” by The Soup Dragons peaked at number 79 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “If You Were A Rock And Roll Record” by Freddy Cannon peaked at number 67 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1945, “It's Been A Long, Long Time” by Bing Crosby And The Les Paul Trio peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Just You 'n' Me” by Chicago peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Lay It On The Line” by Triumph peaked at number 86 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

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In 1956, “Love Me Good” by Jo Stafford peaked at number 62 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Love Pains” by Yvonne Elliman peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

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In 1990, “My Love Is A Fire” by Donny Osmond peaked at number 21 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “My Own True Love” by The Duprees peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Night Lights” by Nat "King" Cole peaked at number 16 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Night Time” by Pete Antell peaked at number 100 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “No Chance” by Moon Martin peaked at number 50 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “No More Lonely Nights” by Paul McCartney peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Out Of Touch” by Daryl Hall And John Oates peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Over You” by Cassadee Pope peaked at number 25 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Over You” by Daughtry peaked at number 18 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Peter Piper” by Frank Mills peaked at number 48 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Petticoats Of Portugal” by Dick Jacobs And His Chorus And Orchestra peaked at number 20 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Ride!” by Dee Dee Sharp peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Sicko Mode” by Travis Scott peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Singing The Blues” by Guy Mitchell peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Singing The Blues” by Marty Robbins peaked at number 26 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Slow Walk” by Sil Austin peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Someone To Love” by The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts peaked at number 47 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Something To Believe In” by Poison peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Soulja Girl” by Soulja Boy Tell'em Featuring I-15 peaked at number 32 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Still Waters Run Deep” by Brook Benton peaked at number 89 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Sunshine In The Shade” by The Fixx peaked at number 69 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Taxi Dancing” by Rick Springfield With Randy Crawford peaked at number 59 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “The Jitterbug” by The Dovells peaked at number 82 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “The Lonely Bull (El Solo Torro)” by Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “The Love I Lost” by Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “The Wild Life” by Bananarama peaked at number 70 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Va Va Voom” by Nicki Minaj peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1945, “Waitin' For The Train To Come In” by Peggy Lee With Dave Barbour And His Orchestra peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Walking On A Thin Line” by Huey Lewis And The News peaked at number 18 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “When I Fall In Love” by Donny Osmond peaked at number 55 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “You Gets No Love” by Faith Evans peaked at number 38 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Zero-Zero” by Lawrence Welk And His Orchestra peaked at number 98 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2018, “Better” by Khalid peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Buses” by Hung Jury peaked at number 37 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)” by Billy Ocean peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Confusion” by Electric Light Orchestra peaked at number 20 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Desert Moon” by Dennis DeYoung peaked at number 7 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Don't Stop The Party” by Pitbull Featuring TJR peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Dreaming” by Blondie peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Everlasting Love” by Robert Knight peaked at number 26 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Family Affair” by Mary J. Blige peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Feelin' Good on Sunday” by Scrubbaloe Caine peaked at number 81 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Flying On The Ground Is Wrong” by The Guess Who peaked at number 36 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “For Once In My Life” by Tony Bennett peaked at number 80 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Good Life” by T-Pain Featuring Kanye West peaked at number 23 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “High And Mighty” by Keepsake peaked at number 81 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Holiday In Hollywood” by Richard Stepp peaked at number 73 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Hot” by Avril Lavigne peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “I Got A Name” by Jim Croce peaked at number 8 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “I Say A Little Prayer” by Dionne Warwick peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2001, “I'm A Slave 4 U” by Britney Spears peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Ice Ice Baby” by Vanilla Ice peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “If You Remember Me” by Chris Thompson And Night peaked at number 91 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “It's You” by Domenic Troiano peaked at number 82 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Jealousy” by Amii Stewart peaked at number 68 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Just You 'n' Me” by Chicago peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Lazy Day” by Spanky And Our Gang peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Lost” by Michael Bublé peaked at number 25 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Love Of The Common People” by The Everly Brothers peaked at number 23 on the Canada pop singles chart.

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

In 2018, “Mo Bamba” by Sheck Wes peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Mr. Dream Merchant” by Jerry Butler peaked at number 45 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1990, “My Baby” by Traveling Wilburys peaked at number 20 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1990, “My Love Is A Fire” by Donny Osmond peaked at number 29 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Nutbush City Limits” by Ike And Tina Turner peaked at number 46 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Ooh Baby” by Gilbert O'Sullivan peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Out Of The Blue” by Tommy James And The Shondells peaked at number 35 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Out Of Touch” by Daryl Hall And John Oates peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Over You” by Cassadee Pope peaked at number 15 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Paint It Black” by Chris Farlowe peaked at number 82 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Paper Cup” by The 5th Dimension peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Pata Pata” by Miriam Makeba peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Please Don't Leave” by Lauren Wood peaked at number 75 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Pride (In The Name Of Love)” by U2 peaked at number 26 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Some Guys Have All The Luck” by Persuaders peaked at number 64 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Soul Man” by Ramsey Lewis peaked at number 64 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Space Race” by Billy Preston peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Still Beating” by World On Edge peaked at number 23 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Suzanne” by Noel Harrison peaked at number 38 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Taking Chances” by Céline Dion peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1990, “The Obvious Child” by Paul Simon peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “There Ain't No Way” by Lobo peaked at number 55 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Top Of The World” by The Carpenters peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Try” by P!nk peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Watch The Flowers Grow” by The Four Seasons peaked at number 39 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “We Can Go” by Patches peaked at number 93 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Who We Be” by DMX peaked at number 25 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Wild Honey” by The Beach Boys peaked at number 29 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1990, ✪ “Give Us A Kiss For Christmas” by Pinky And Perky peaked at number 79 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1956, ✪ “In The Middle Of The House” by Jimmy Parkinson peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, ✪ “Operaa House” by Malcolm McLaren And The World Famous Supreme Team Show peaked at number 75 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, ✪ “Walking On The Moon” by The Police peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2018, “1999” by Charli XCX Featuring Troye Sivan peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “A House With Love In It” by Vera Lynn peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “A Place Called Bliss” by Cyclone peaked at number 92 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Airforce” by Digdat peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “All My Trials” by Paul McCartney peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “And You Smiled” by Matt Monro peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Baby Face” by Bobby Darin peaked at number 40 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Better” by Khalid peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Call The Shots” by Girls Aloud peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Calling” by Geri Halliwell peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Crying At The Discoteque” by Alcazar peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Dance Tones” by Hypersonics peaked at number 100 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Desafinado” by Ella Fitzgerald peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Do You Remember” by Phil Collins peaked at number 57 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Don't Bring Harry (Ep)” by The Stranglers peaked at number 41 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Everybody” by Hear'Say peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Fly Too High” by Janis Ian peaked at number 44 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Georgia On My Mind” by Michael Bolton peaked at number 94 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Gone” by *N Sync peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Gotta Get Thru This” by Daniel Bedingfield peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Granite” by Pendulum peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Hear Me” by Imagine Dragons peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2018, “I Found You” by Benny Blanco And Calvin Harris peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “I Just Can't Be Happy Today” by The Damned peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “I Won't Run Away” by Alvin Stardust peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “I'm Not A Fool” by Cockney Rejects peaked at number 65 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “I'm Waking Up To Us” by Belle And Sebastian peaked at number 39 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “In My Life” by Stephanie Mills peaked at number 92 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Kink Boots” by Patrick Mcnee And Honor Blackman peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Lamplight” by David Essex peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Lose Control” by James peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Louise” by The Human League peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Me Love” by Sean Kingston peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Mellow Mellow Right On” by Lowrell peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Merry Xmas Everybody” by Metal Gurus peaked at number 55 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Mind Games” by John Lennon peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Next Door To An Angel” by Neil Sedaka peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “O Holy Night” by Ladywell Primary School peaked at number 39 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Paper Roses” by Marie Osmond peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Private Dancer” by Tina Turner peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Put Him Out Of Your Mind” by Dr. Feelgood peaked at number 73 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Que sera mi vida (If You Should Go)” by The Gibson Brothers peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Raised On Rock” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Rap Dis / Only Wanna Know U Cos Ure” by Oxide And Neutrino peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Respect Yourself” by The Kane Gang peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “ResuRection (Resurrection)” by PPK peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Riddle Me” by UB40 peaked at number 59 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Rip It Up” by Bill Haley And His Comets peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Roll Away The Stone” by Mott The Hoople peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Say That You're Here” by Fragma peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Send My Heart” by The Adventures peaked at number 62 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Sexcrime (Nineteen Eighty-Four)” by Eurythmics peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “She's Not There” by U.K. Subs peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Stand And Fight” by The Pack peaked at number 61 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Sweet Understanding Love” by The Four Tops peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Teardrops” by Shakin' Stevens peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “That's Right” by Deep River Boys peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan” by Marianne Faithfull peaked at number 48 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “The Gay Cavaleros” by Steve Wright peaked at number 61 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “The Green Door” by Frankie Vaughan peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “The James Bond Theme” by The John Barry Orchestra peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “The Medal Song” by Culture Club peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “The Night” by Billy Joel peaked at number 78 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “The Power Of Love” by Frankie Goes To Hollywood peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “The Racing Rats” by Editors peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “The Riddle” by Nik Kershaw peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “The Second Time Around” by Shalamar peaked at number 45 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Thursday” by Jess Glynne peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Touch” by Lori And The Chamelons peaked at number 70 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Trouble / Lowrider” by Cypress Hill peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “What If” by Kate Winslet peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “When October Goes” by Barry Manilow peaked at number 85 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2018, “When The Party's Over” by Billie Eilish peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Where The Rose Is Sown” by Big Country peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Where's Your Head At” by Basement Jaxx peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Who's That Girl?” by The Flying Pickets peaked at number 71 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Winter Wonderland” by Doris Day peaked at number 87 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Wish You Were Here” by Wyclef Jean peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “You Might Think” by The Cars peaked at number 88 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2012, ✪ “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, ✪ “Video Killed The Radio Star / Kid Dynamo” by The Buggles peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Big On Love” by Models peaked at number 24 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Come Out And Play” by Billie Eilish peaked at number 23 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Desafinado” by Stan Getz And Charlie Byrd peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1973, “For The Good Times / Sing” by Perry Como peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Here I Am” by Natalie Gauci peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Hide U” by Kosheen peaked at number 23 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Hot Stuff (Let's Dance)” by Craig David peaked at number 29 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2007, “In Pieces” by Shannon Noll peaked at number 26 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Let You Love Me” by Rita Ora peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Lovesick Blues” by Frank Ifield peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Miles And Miles” by Noiseworks peaked at number 26 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Mo Bamba” by Sheck Wes peaked at number 29 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1956, “More” by Perry Como peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Number One (Remember When We Danced All Night)” by Margaret Urlich peaked at number 24 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “One Fine Day / Sweet Emotion” by Rita Coolidge peaked at number 68 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Sad Eyes / Am I Ever Gonna Hold You Again” by Robert John peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Searchin' (I Gotta Find A Man)” by Hazell Dean peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1990, “She's My Baby” by Traveling Wilburys peaked at number 45 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1990, “So Hard” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 27 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Son Of A Gun (I Betcha Think This Song Is About You)” by Janet Jackson Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott, P.Diddy And Carly Simon peaked at number 20 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Step Back In Time” by Kylie Minogue peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Surrender” by The Collective [AU] peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Susie Darlin'” by Tommy Roe peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Take Me To Your Leader / Quick Quick Slow” by The Sinceros peaked at number 70 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Ti Amo (Italian Version) / Ti Amo (English Version)” by Umberto Tozzi peaked at number 25 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Too Close” by Blue peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Turn Me Loose” by Young Divas peaked at number 15 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1951, “Unless” by Guy Mitchell or Eddie Fisher peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2001, “What Would You Do?” by City High peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2001, “What's Going On” by All Star Tribute peaked at number 38 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “You Know That I Love You / Aqua Marine” by Santana peaked at number 89 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1979, ✪ “Spooky” by The Atlanta Rhythm Section peaked at number 47 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1979, ✪ “Tusk” by Fleetwood Mac peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2007, “'cuz I Can” by P!nk peaked at number 29 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Aces High” by Iron Maiden peaked at number 22 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Candy” by Robbie Williams peaked at number 18 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)” by Billy Ocean peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Come Out And Play” by Billie Eilish peaked at number 17 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Confusion” by Electric Light Orchestra peaked at number 19 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Cult Of Snap” by Snap! peaked at number 15 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Don't You Worry Child” by Swedish House Mafia Featuring John Martin peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Emotion” by Destiny's Child peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Girl On Fire” by Alicia Keys Featuring Nicki Minaj peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1979, “If You Remember Me” by Chris Thompson And Night peaked at number 44 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1979, “In The Stone” by Earth, Wind And Fire peaked at number 39 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Life In Sunshine” by Jamie McDell peaked at number 27 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Miracle” by Jon Bon Jovi peaked at number 6 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Mo Bamba” by Sheck Wes peaked at number 16 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Nesian Style” by Nesian Mystik peaked at number 9 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1979, “No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)” by Donna Summer And Barbra Streisand peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1979, “She's In Love With You” by Suzi Quatro peaked at number 24 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1990, “So Hard” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 24 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Starlight” by The Supermen Lovers Featuring Mani Hoffman peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1984, “We're Not Gonna Take It” by Twisted Sister peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1984, “What About Me?” by Kenny Rogers With Kim Carnes And James Ingram peaked at number 25 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2001, “What's Going On” by All Star Tribute peaked at number 18 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2001, “C.O.S.T.A.” by The Costa! Crew peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Come On” by New Adventures peaked at number 40 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Dit Is Real” by Djumbo peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Ease On Down The Road” by Diana Ross And Michael Jackson peaked at number 33 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Flashback” by Paul Anka peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Freedom” by Anita Meyer peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Ga maar vast slapen” by Frans Duijts peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Get Up And Boogie” by Freddie James peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Happy Now” by Kygo Featuring Sandro Cavazza peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Harlem Song” by The Sweepers peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Hé, lekker beest” by Isabelle A peaked at number 43 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Just Hold Me” by Tessa Belinfante peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Kapsones” by Drukwerk peaked at number 28 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Kika” by 6ix9ine Featuring Tory Lanez peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Like This Like That” by Se:Sa Featuring Sharon Phillips peaked at number 29 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Madre dolcissima” by Zucchero Sugar Fornaciari peaked at number 49 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Musica” by Pierre Kartner peaked at number 46 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2012, “New Age” by Sandra van Nieuwland peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “New Power Generation” by Prince peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)” by Donna Summer And Barbra Streisand peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “One Way Ticket To Anywhere” by The Osmonds peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Physical Attraction” by DJ Jose peaked at number 30 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Please Don't Go” by K.C. And The Sunshine Band peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Release Me” by Wilson Phillips peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Riddle Me” by UB40 peaked at number 34 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Rollerball” by Champagne peaked at number 28 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Sexcrime (Nineteen Eighty-Four)” by Eurythmics peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Skin Deep” by The Stranglers peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Spacer” by Sheila And B. Devotion peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Still” by The Commodores peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “The Anniversary Waltz (Part One)” by Status Quo peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2007, “The Racing Rats” by Editors peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “The Story Of Me” by The Everly Brothers peaked at number 39 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “The Wanderer” by Status Quo peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Three Babies” by Sinéad O'Connor peaked at number 29 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Thunderstruck” by AC/DC peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Tick Tock” by The Vaughan Brothers peaked at number 44 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Together” by Bob Sinclar And Steve Edwards peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Too Late For Goodbyes” by Julian Lennon peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Tossin' And Turnin'” by Windjammer peaked at number 33 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Wiggle And A Giggle All Night” by Cory Daye peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Wonderboy” by Babe peaked at number 39 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “You Gotta Love Someone” by Elton John peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “You Treated Me Wrong” by Maywood peaked at number 35 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2012, “1:a gången” by Miss Li peaked at number 19 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2018, “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Astrologen” by Darin peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Body Rock” by Maria Vidal peaked at number 14 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Du behöver” by Nordman peaked at number 6 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Freedom” by Wham! peaked at number 9 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Hot Stuff (Let's Dance)” by Craig David peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1984, “I Feel For You” by Chaka Khan peaked at number 7 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2007, “It Don't Make Any Difference To Me (1 Love)” by Kevin Michael Featuring Wyclef Jean peaked at number 19 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1990, “It Takes Two” by Rod Stewart And Tina Turner peaked at number 11 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Kika” by 6ix9ine Featuring Tory Lanez peaked at number 28 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Like A Virgin” by Madonna peaked at number 15 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Luckiest Girl” by Vinsten peaked at number 15 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Mistletoe” by Justin Bieber peaked at number 9 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2007, “On A Night Like This” by United DJ's vs. Pandora peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Piece Of Me” by Britney Spears peaked at number 9 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Rör på göten” by Dogge Doggelito peaked at number 11 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Santa Tell Me” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Show Me Heaven” by Maria McKee peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Spelar ingen roll” by Pinks peaked at number 11 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Stay My Baby” by Amy Diamond peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Step Back In Time” by Kylie Minogue peaked at number 19 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Tar det tillbaka” by Petter peaked at number 13 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1990, “The Joker” by Steve Miller Band peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Together We're Lost” by Erika Norberg peaked at number 7 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Vänta tills våren” by Håkan Hellström peaked at number 17 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Walk On Water” by Emma Andersson peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1990, “What Time Is Love? (Live At Trancentral)” by The KLF peaked at number 14 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2007, “When I'm Gone” by Simple Plan peaked at number 23 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2007, “2 Hearts” by Kylie Minogue peaked at number 14 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Ala bin” by Seiler und Speer peaked at number 2 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Amazing” by Seal peaked at number 6 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Are You Dreaming?” by Twenty 4 Seven Featuring Captain Hollywood peaked at number 22 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Baller los” by Mero peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Don't Be Cruel” by Whatever peaked at number 18 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2001, “From Sarah With Love” by Sarah Connor peaked at number 2 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Gimme More” by Britney Spears peaked at number 8 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Girl On Fire” by Alicia Keys Featuring Nicki Minaj peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Guap Gang” by Luciano Featuring Capital Bra peaked at number 26 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Let You Love Me” by Rita Ora peaked at number 16 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Moi... Lolita” by Alizée peaked at number 5 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Read All About It (Pt. III)” by Emeli Sandé peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Sadeness Part I” by Enigma peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Shooting Stars And Fairy Tales” by Mrs. Greenbird peaked at number 15 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Show Me Heaven” by Maria McKee peaked at number 15 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Skam koh” by Azet And Zuna peaked at number 10 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Sweet Nothing” by Calvin Harris Featuring Florence Welch peaked at number 29 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Tausend Tattoos” by Sido peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1990, “The Joker” by Steve Miller Band peaked at number 5 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2007, “When Did Your Heart Go Missing?” by Rooney peaked at number 22 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1990, “Alors regarde” by Patrick Bruel peaked at number 3 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Billets verts” by Maes peaked at number 10 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Caribbean Queen (No More Love On The Run)” by Billy Ocean peaked at number 23 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Flo” by Pierre Bachelet And Florence Arthaud peaked at number 12 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Frente a frente” by Chico And Roberta peaked at number 5 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Hello” by Lionel Richie peaked at number 25 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “I Want To Break Free” by Queen peaked at number 9 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2018, “J'voulais” by Maes peaked at number 18 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Je vais vite” by Lorie peaked at number 3 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2012, “K-SOS Musik” by Rohff peaked at number 18 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Kyll” by Médine x Booba peaked at number 2 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2001, “La musique” by Star Academy peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2018, “LDS” by Maes peaked at number 25 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Le poussin Piou” by Pulcino Pio peaked at number 9 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Lune de miel” by Don Choa Featuring Zaho peaked at number 21 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Madrina” by Maes Featuring Booba peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Mama” by Maes peaked at number 16 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Over You” by Daddy DJ peaked at number 29 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Parle à ma main” by Fatal Bazooka Featuring Yelle peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Phantasmes” by Axel Bauer peaked at number 42 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Suicide Blonde” by INXS peaked at number 23 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Tears Of The Earth” by David Hallyday peaked at number 6 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Thank U, Next” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 12 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Tombé pour elle” by Booba peaked at number 16 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Vision Of Love” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 25 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2012, “À l'ombre” by Mylène Farmer peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1984, ✪ “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1984, ✪ “One Night In Bangkok” by Murray Head peaked at number 3 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Bagasje” by Unge Ferrari And Ylva peaked at number 24 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Battle Scars” by Guy Sebastian Featuring Lupe Fiasco peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Kika” by 6ix9ine Featuring Tory Lanez peaked at number 26 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Legenden om Metzgar” by Benny Borg peaked at number 5 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Lovesick Blues” by Frank Ifield peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2012, “One Day / Reckoning Song (Wankelmut Rmx)” by Asaf Avidan peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2001, “One Night Stand” by Mis-Teeq peaked at number 14 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Paid My Dues” by Anastacia peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Sticky Hands” by Jorun Stiansen peaked at number 6 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1990, “The Joker” by Steve Miller Band peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1973, “The Peacemaker” by Albert Hammond peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1962, “The Swiss Maid” by Del Shannon peaked at number 8 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Vi kanke være venner” by Unge Ferrari peaked at number 25 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1979, ✪ “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2012, “A Thousand Years” by Christina Perri peaked at number 21 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Apologize” by Timbaland Presents OneRepublic peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Atlantis / When The Angels Sing” by No Angels And Donovan peaked at number 16 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Babe, It's Up To You” by Smokie peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Baby Love” by Nicole Scherzinger Featuring will.i.am peaked at number 14 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Easy” by Cro peaked at number 22 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Feuer” by Capital Bra peaked at number 11 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Hot Stuff (Let's Dance)” by Craig David peaked at number 11 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Impulsive” by Wilson Phillips peaked at number 30 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Kika” by 6ix9ine Featuring Tory Lanez peaked at number 13 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Lila Wolken” by Marteria / Yasha / Miss Platnum peaked at number 11 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2001, “M.U.S.I.C.” by Tears peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Mama” by 6ix9ine Featuring Nicki Minaj And Kanye West peaked at number 23 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Shooting Stars And Fairy Tales” by Mrs. Greenbird peaked at number 16 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Step Back In Time” by Kylie Minogue peaked at number 29 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Tausend Tattoos” by Sido peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1990, “The Anniversary Waltz (Part One)” by Status Quo peaked at number 12 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Tic Toc” by 6ix9ine Featuring Lil Baby peaked at number 28 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2001, “What Would You Do?” by City High peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

Italy Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2012, ✪ “Gangnam Style” by PSY peaked at number 1 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Don't Stop The Music” by Rihanna peaked at number 2 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Happy Birthday” by Sfera Ebbasta peaked at number 1 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Oh 9od” by Tha Supreme Featuring Nayt peaked at number 12 on the Italy pop singles chart.

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In 1776, George Washingtonʹs retreating army crosses the Delaware River from New Jersey to Pennsylvania during the American Revolution.

In 1813, Beethovenʹs Seventh Symphony premiered with something of an all-star orchestra. Playing in it were Salieri, Spohr, Romberg, Moscheles, Hummel, and just about any other Viennese musician whose name is still remembered today.

In 1854, Pope Pius IX proclaimed the Roman Catholic dogma of the Immaculate Conception, which holds that Mary, the mother of Jesus, was free of original sin from the moment of her own conception.

In 1894, Cartoonist Elzie Segar was born in Chester, Illinois. In 1919 Segar created the newspaper comic strip “Thimble Theatre,” which initially featured Olive Oyl and her brother, Castor Oyl, but later starred the hamburger-craving Wimpy and on January 17, 1929, Popeye the Sailor joined Segarʹs animated troupe. Popeyeʹs spinach-eating heroics have since been immortalized in a series of Max Fleischer animated cartoons and a 1980 full-length film starring Robin Williams. Segar died on October 13, 1938.

In 1925, Entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. was born in New York City. His biggest hit was “Candy Man,” a million-selling number one song that was featured in the 1972 film “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” A member of the Sinatra “Rat Pack,” Davis also starred in such films as “Porgy and Bess,” “Oceanʹs 11,” “Robin and the Seven Hoods” and “Sweet Charity.” He also made a memorable guest appearance on TVʹs “All in the Family” and wrote an autobiography, “Why Me?” Davis died on May 16, 1990.

In 1926, Variety Magazine reported “a new development in radio: Television.”

In 1933, Comedian Flip (Clerow) Wilson was born. He starred on his own TV show, “The Flip Wilson Show,” as well as nabbed an Emmy Award for his writing on the series. Wilson also released comedy albums and starred in films, such as “Uptown Saturday Night.” His sassy female drag character, Geraldine, sparked a national catchphrase: “The DEVIL made me do it!” Wilson died on November 25, 1998.

In 1940, George Halasʹs Chicago Bears, with additional coaching by Clark Shaughnessy of Stanford, defeated the Washington Redskins 73-0, the most lopsided in history, in the NFL Championship Game. The game, which was the most decisive victory in NFL history, popularized the Bearsʹ T-formation with a man-in-motion. It was the first championship carried on network radio, broadcast by Red Barber to 120 stations of the Mutual Broadcasting System, which paid $2,500 for the rights.

In 1940, The NFL Championship Game was carried on network radio for the first time by the Mutual Broadcasting System; the announcer of the game was Red Barber.

In 1941, The United States entered World War II as Congress declared war against Japan, a day after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. President Roosevelt called December 7, 1941, “a date which will live in infamy.” Great Britian also declared war on Japan.

In 1944, The Donald Duck film, “Donaldʹs Day Off” is released. Huey, Dewey, and Louie also appear.

In 1952, On “I Love Lucy,” Lucy is um…er…well, there will be a new little precious bundle of joy and the pitter patter of little feet because our scheming redhead is…uh…“enceinte.” Waaaaaaaaaa!

In 1956, On the cover of TV Guide: “Victor Borge”. Other Articles: Dwayne Hickman, Bob Cummings

In 1956, 11-year-old Brenda Lee released her first single, “Iʹm Gonna Lasso Santa Claus.”

In 1958, (or 1956?) Eleven-year-old Brenda Lee released her first single in Britain, “Iʹm Gonna Lasso Santa Claus.” It was not a hit.

In 1958, R.C., “Little Red Riding Hood” by Big Bopper peaked at #72 on the pop singles chart.

In 1958, “The Chipmunk Song” by The Chipmunks entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1960, NBC broadcast a new, color videotape version of the TV special “Peter Pan” starring Mary Martin. (Two previous telecasts, also starring Martin, had been performed live in 1955 and 1956.)

In 1961, “Surfin'” by the Beach Boys — their first record — was released on Candix Records, a small L-A based company. It became a local hit in Los Angeles but only made it to #75 nationally. The surfin' music craze didnʹt take hold across America for another year. By the time “Surfin' Safari” entered the Top 40, though (September, 1962), the Beach Boys were ridin' a wave of popularity that continues today even though the Beach Boys have become Beach Men. The song was written by Brian Wilson and his cousin Mike Love and recorded with Brianʹs brothers, Carl and Dennis and their friend Alan Jardine — Carl playing acoustic guitar, Al on double bass and Brian keeping time on a garbage can.

In 1962, R.C., “(Dance With) The Guitar Man” by Duane Eddy peaked at #12 on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, R.C., “Donʹt Hang Up” by The Orlons peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, R.C., “Ride!” by Dee Dee Sharp peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, R.C., “The Lonely Bull (El Solo Torro)” by The Tijuana Brass peaked at number six on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah” by Bob B. Soxx and The Blue Jeans entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1962, Flatt and Scruggs performed their famed Carnegie Hall show…the same day their “Ballad of Jed Clampett” debuted on the charts. It became the first bluegrass single to reach number one

In 1963, Cookie Gilchrist of the Buffalo Bills sets an AFL record with 243 yards rushing and ties a league record with five touchdowns in a 45-14 rout of the New York Jets. Me want Cookie! COOKIE! Raoum-rum-rum-rum-rum-rum!

In 1967, Beatles “Magical Mystery Tour” album was released in the U.K.

In 1972, In a Brady Bunch episode called “Gregʹs Triangle”, Greg has the difficult task of judging a cheerleading contest between his sister and his girlfriend; Jennifer, Gregʹs new steady, is Marciaʹs competition for head cheerleader of the high school. Gregʹs problem is that he is head of the judging committee.

In 1972, An advertisement is placed in Variety magazine claims Frank Zappa will give private instruction in craps, roulette, keno and blackjack — Frank Zappa Sr., that is, who teaches how to win through mathematics at your place or his.

In 1973, R.C., “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” by Elton John peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.

In 1973, R.C., “Just You ʹNʹ Me” by Chicago peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Smokin' In The Boyʹs Room” by Brownsville Station entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1976, GREAT MOMENTS IN JIGGLEDOM: having learned it would be too expensive to film the scene as a motorcycle chase, the writers of “Charlieʹs Angels” have Farrah Fawcett, whoʹs posing as a prostitute, escape from gun-toting bandits on a skateboard.

In 1976, “The Rubberband Man” single by Spinners was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1976, The Carpentersʹ Very First Special, featuring guest star John Denver, airs on ABC.

In 1979, R.C., “Highway To Hell” by AC/DC peaked at #47 on the pop singles chart.

In 1979, R.C., “Walking On The Moon” by The Police peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1979, The song “Babe” (which had nothing to do with movie pigs) by Styx hit number one in the U.S.; it was in the top spot for two weeks, before being dislodged by Rupert Holmesʹ “Escape [The Pina Colada Song].”

In 1979, “Fred and Barney Meet The Schmoo”, TV Cartoon Show, debut on NBC.

In 1979, “Saturday Night Liveʹs” Al Franken says goodbye to the selfish 70's and hello to “The Al Franken Decade.”

In 1980, At 11:07 PM EST, former Beatle John Lennon was shot to death in New York City as he and his wife, Yoko Ono, were returning from a recording session and entering the Dakota, their U.S. residence. Mark David Chapman, a former mental patient who had earlier that day asked for and received Lennonʹs autograph, was arrested for the slaying. Howard Cosell made the announcement of the shooting during the broadcast of Monday Night Football during the fourth quarter on ABC-TV. His biggest hit is “(Just Like) Starting Over,” which was released the month before his death and becomes a million-selling number one song. As part of the Beatles he is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988. He was posthumously awarded a Lifetime Achievement Grammy in 1991.

In 1980, The comic strip “Bloom County” debut; it lasted through August 6, 1989.

In 1980, The San Francisco 49ers overcome a 35-7 halftime deficit to record the biggest comeback in NFL history, beating the New Orleans Saints 38-35 in overtime. Ray Werschingʹs 36-yard field goal win it in overtime.

In 1982, The Federal Communications Commission approved the move of WOR-TV, Channel Nine in New York City to lovely Secaucus, New Jersey this day. The move, complete with new call letters WWOR, gave the Garden State its first VHF television station…and a Super Station at that!

In 1982, “48 Hours” starring Eddie Murphy opens in movie theaters.

In 1984, On the fourth anniversary of John Lennonʹs death, Ringo Starr hosts “SNL” and is repeatedly struck by lightning while Ed Grimley looks on. Shocking, I MUST SAY!

In 1984, R.C., “All Through The Night” by Cyndi Lauper peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1984, R.C., “Catch My Fall” by Billy Idol peaked at #50 on the pop singles chart.

In 1984, R.C., “I Canʹt Hold Back” by Survivor peaked at #13 on the pop singles chart.

In 1984, R.C., “No More Lonely Nights” by Paul McCartney peaked at number six on the pop singles chart.

In 1984, R.C., “Out Of Touch” by Daryl Hall and John Oates peaked at number one on the pop singles chart. Youʹre out of touch, so weʹre out of time; Iʹm Hugh Downs for 20/20. Goodnight.

In 1984, R.C., “Power Of Love” by Frankie Goes To Hollywood peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1984, R.C., “Sunshine In The Shade” by The Fixx peaked at #69 on the pop singles chart.

In 1984, R.C., “The Wild Life” by Bananarmama peaked at #70 on the pop singles chart.

In 1984, R.C., “Walking On A Thin Line” by Huey Lewis and The News peaked at #18 on the pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Captain Kangaroo”, TV Childrens, starring Bob Keeshan; last aired on CBS after 29 years.

In 1986, Richard Pryor becomes the latest celebrity to deny a popular tabloid rumor. The always tactful comedianʹs declaration — “I donʹt got no f---ing AIDS.”

In 1986, Santa Claus was really TVʹs Ed McMahon this day (at least at the White House). Johnny Carsonʹs straight man arrived in D.C. for a Christmas bash. He and First Lady Nancy Reagan exchanged kisses, according to Ed, “She gave me a kiss, and I gave her a Hershey.”

In 1990, The largest pizza made was 122 feet, eight inches long with 11,816 square feet in Norwood, South Africa.

In 1992, NBC announces that “Cheers” will have its series finale in May, 1993.

In 1995, Four months after the death of its founder and guiding spirit, Jerry Garcia, The Grateful Dead announces it was disbanding after 30 years of making music.

In 1996, 12 x 08 = 96

In 1998, “Third Rock From the Sun”. What would an alien make of nudie magazines? When Sally decides to pose for Playpen magazine, she looks for an expert who will instruct her in “all the right moves.” She turns to Harry, whose first bit of squinty-eyed wisdom is, “The women in these magazines, they always look surprised to see their boobs, like theyʹre seeing them for the first time.” This actually seems to help, as does his observation that these models seem “sleepy and paranoid.” Soon, Sally is up on a chair, molding her rubbery face and limber torso to Harryʹs every fashion-photographer-ish command. This riotous comment on menʹs fantasies, both sexy and ludicrous, is followed by Harryʹs own misadventure in body-consciousness. He adopts nudism after figuring “this whole clothes thing is a big scam,” using only a TV Guide to cover his privates. Later, frying bacon with his backside exposed, he leaps in agony with each pop in the pan. Itʹs not long before this clown is back in slacks. Once spattered, twice shy.

In 2000, “Dot Comedy” began airing on ABC. It was Dot Gone soon afterwards.

In 2001, On the cover of TV Guide: “Tom Weiling as Clark Kent on Smallville”

In 2003, Congress approved legislation to stem the flood of unwanted junk e-mail known as “spam.”

In 2019, Actor Rene Auberjonois, best known for the TV shows “Benson” and “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine,” died of lung cancer at his Los Angeles home; he was 79.

In 2019, Puppeteer Caroll Spinney, who voiced and operated Muppets Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on “Sesame Street” for nearly 50 years, died at his Connecticut home at the age of 85.

In 2096, 12 x 08 = 96

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