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The Big Datebook for December 18

Last Updated 07-08-2024

✍⚛🎭Jacques Pépin -- is 89 in the year 2024 and 90 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1935
Author, Chef, Personality, French

🎭Gillian Spencer -- is 85 in the year 2024 and 86 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1939
Soap Actress
TV Shows: One Life to Live, All My Children, As the World Turns

✍🎭Alan Rudolph -- is 81 in the year 2024 and 82 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1943
Screenwriter, Director

🎵🎸Keith Richards -- is 81 in the year 2024 and 82 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1943
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Pianist, Rhythm Guitarist, Rock and Roll Singer, English
Names/Places: was LN:Richard for a while
Misc: Bass Singer
Group Names: The Rolling Stones, soloist

🏆🏁🏊Carolyn Wood -- is 79 in the year 2024 and 80 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1945
Swimmer (m), Olympic Athlete (m)
Misc: 4 X 100m freestyle swimmer (Olympic-gold-1960).

⛪🎭Sir Steven Spielberg -- is 77 in the year 2024 and 78 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1947
Jewish, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Cincinnati; Amy Irving's ex-; Kate Capshaw's hubby
Movie Titles: The Sugarland Express, Jaws, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, 1941, Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T., Indiana Jones, Color Purple, Empire of the Sun, Jurassic Park, Tiny Toon Adventures, Hook, Family Dog (a dog!), Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Back to the Future, Gremlins, Schindler's List

🎵Ron Piazza -- is 77 in the year 2024 and 78 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1947
Blues Performer

🎵🎸Bill Nelson -- is 76 in the year 2024 and 77 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1948
Rock and Roll Guitarist, English
Group Names: Be Bop Deluxe

🎭Joni Flynn -- is 75 in the year 2024 and 76 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1949
Actress, India
Misc: retired from acting in 1983
Movie Titles: Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Felicity, Octopussy

🎵Joe Galante -- is 75 in the year 2024 and 76 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1949 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Music Executive

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🎭Gillian Armstrong -- is 74 in the year 2024 and 75 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1950
Producer/Director (m), Australian

✍📰Leonard Maltin -- is 74 in the year 2024 and 75 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1950 N.S.
Author, Movie Critic, Historian
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: movie expert
TV Shows: Entertainment Tonight

🎵🎸Martha Johnson -- is 74 in the year 2024 and 75 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1950 N.S.
Songwriter, New Wave Singer, Canadian
Group Names: Martha and the Muffins

🏆🏀Robert Clyde "Bobby" Jones -- is 73 in the year 2024 and 74 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1951 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NBA Player, ABA Figure

🎭Jeff Kober -- is 71 in the year 2024 and 72 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1953
Actor, Cameraperson, Entertainment Art Department
TV Shows: Falcon Crest (as Guy Stafford), China Beach (as Sgt. Evan "Dodger" Winslow)
Movie Titles: Sully, The Hills Have Eyes II, A Man Apart

🎵Jim West -- is 71 in the year 2024 and 72 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1953
Novelty Musician
Group Names: Weird Al Yankovic's band

🎵🎸Elliot Easton -- is 71 in the year 2024 and 72 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1953
Hall of Famer, New Wave Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Boston
Group Names: The Cars

✍🎭Robert Dubac -- is 70 in the year 2024 and 71 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1954
Writer, Actor, Comedian

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🎭T. K. Carter -- is 68 in the year 2024 and 69 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1956 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: The Twisted Tales of Felix the Cat, Just Our Luck (as Shabu the genie), Punky Brewster (as Mike Fulton), The Sinbad Show (as Clarence Hull), Steve Harvey Show (as T-Bone)
Movie Titles: The Thing, Runaway Train, Badassss! (as Bill Cosby), Domino

✍🎭Ron White -- is 68 in the year 2024 and 69 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1956
Author, Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: NN:Tater Salad
Book Titles: I Had the Right to Remain Silent But I Didn't Have the Ability
Album Titles: Drunk in Public, You Can't Fix Stupid, Behavorial Problems, A Little Unprofessional

🏆🏈Earnest Jackson -- is 65 in the year 2024 and 66 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1959
NFL Runningback

🎵Angie Stone -- is 63 in the year 2024 and 64 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1961 N.S.
Rhythm and Blues Singer

🏆🏈Eddie Brown -- is 62 in the year 2024 and 63 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1962
NFL Wide Receiver

🎭Brad Pitt -- is 61 in the year 2024 and 62 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1963
Movie Actor
Misc: some say b. 1964 (people) or 1965
Movie Titles: Moneyball, World War Z, Thelma & Louise, Interview With A Vampire, Seven, 12 Monkeys, Sleepers, Meet Joe Black, Fight Club, The Mexican, Spy Game, Ocean's Eleven, Sinbad, Troy, Ocean's Twelve, Mr. & Mrs. Smith, Babel, Burn After Recording, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Inglourious Basterds

🎭Allan Kayser -- is 61 in the year 2024 and 62 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1963
Actor
TV Shows: Mama's Family (as Bubba Higgins)

🏆🏀Charles "Oak" Oakley -- is 61 in the year 2024 and 62 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1963
NBA Forward

🏆🎾Lori McNeil -- is 61 in the year 2024 and 62 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1963
Tennis Player, Tennis Coach

🎵🎸Greg D'Angelo -- is 61 in the year 2024 and 62 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1963
Rock and Roll Drummer
Group Names: White Lion, Anthrax

🎭Robson Green -- is 60 in the year 2024 and 61 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1964 N.S.
Actor, Producer, English
TV Shows: Grantchester, Wire in the Blood, Casualty, Soldier Soldier

🎭🎵Cledus T. Judd -- is 60 in the year 2024 and 61 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1964
Comedian, Country Singer
Names/Places: NN:The "Weird Al" Yankovic of country music
Song Titles: My Cellmate Thinks I'm Sexy, How Do You Milk a Cow, I Love NASCAR, Bake Me a Country Ham
Album Titles: Cledus T. Judd (No Relation), I Stoled This Record, Did I Shave My Back for This?, Juddmental, Just Another Day in Parodies, Cledus Envy, Cledus Navidad, Bipolar and Proud, Boogity Boogity, Polyrically Uncorrect, Parodyziac!!

🏆🏈Don Beebe -- is 60 in the year 2024 and 61 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1964
NFL Wide Receiver

🎭🏆🥊"Stone Cold" Steve Austin Williams -- is 60 in the year 2024 and 61 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1964 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Actor, Producer, Wrestler
Names/Places: ring name Stone Cold Steve Austin; RN:Steven James Anderson

🎭Shawn Christian -- is 59 in the year 2024 and 60 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1965
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Famous in Love (as Alan Mills), Beverly Hills 90210 (as Wayne), Summerland (as Johnny Durant)

🎭🏆Fawna MacLaren -- is 59 in the year 2024 and 60 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1965
Actress, Model (m), Playmate
Misc: January 1989

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🏆Igor Milanović -- is 59 in the year 2024 and 60 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1965 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Water Polo Player, English, Serbian

🏆⚾Willie Blair -- is 59 in the year 2024 and 60 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1965
MLB Coach, MLB Pitcher

🏆🏈Aaron Jones -- is 58 in the year 2024 and 59 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1966
NFL Linebacker, NFL Defensive End

🎵Tracy Byrd -- is 58 in the year 2024 and 59 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1966
Country Singer

🎵🎸Mille Petrozza -- is 58 in the year 2024 and 59 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1966
Rock and Roll Singer/Guitarist, German
Group Names: Kreator

🏆🏈Dan McGwire -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1967
NFL Quarterback

🏆🏈Tracy Hayworth -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1967
NFL Linebacker

🏆🏒Bob Corkum -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1967
NHL Coach, NHL Player, American

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🎭Rachel Griffiths -- is 56 in the year 2024 and 57 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1968
Actress, Producer/Director (m), Australian
TV Shows: Brothers and Sisters (as Sarah Walker), Six Feet Under (as Brenda Chenowith)
Movie Titles: Blow, My Best Friend's Wedding

🎭Casper Van Dien -- is 56 in the year 2024 and 57 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1968 N.S.
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Beverly Hills 90210 (as Griffin Stone), Titans (as Chandler Williams), Mortal Kombat, Con Man
Movie Titles: Tarzan and the Lost City, Revenge of the Nerds, Starship Troopers (satire), Sleepy Hollow

🏆🏈Aaron Craver -- is 56 in the year 2024 and 57 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1968
NFL Runningback

🎵Alejandro Sanz -- is 56 in the year 2024 and 57 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1968
Pop Singer/Guitarist, Spanish
Misc: Latin Pop Singer

🏆🏈Marco Coleman -- is 55 in the year 2024 and 56 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1969
NFL Defensive End

🏆⚾Joe Randa -- is 55 in the year 2024 and 56 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1969
MLB Third Baseman

🏆🥊Rob Van Dam -- is 54 in the year 2024 and 55 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1970 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: aka Robbie V or RVD

🏆🏀Lucious Harris -- is 54 in the year 2024 and 55 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1970
NBA Player

🎵Cowboy Troy -- is 54 in the year 2024 and 55 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1970
Rapper
Misc: Cowboy/rap style

🏆🎾Arantxa Sánchez Vicario -- is 53 in the year 2024 and 54 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1971
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Spanish

🏆🏒Joe Dziedzic -- is 53 in the year 2024 and 54 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1971
NHL Player, American

🏆🏒Neil Little -- is 53 in the year 2024 and 54 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1971
NHL Goaltender, Canadian

🏆🏈Keith (Football) Washington -- is 52 in the year 2024 and 53 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1972 N.S.
NFL Defensive End

🎵🎸D.J. Lethal -- is 52 in the year 2024 and 53 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1972
Rock and Roll Performer
Group Names: Limp Bizkit

🏆🏒Jeff Nelson -- is 52 in the year 2024 and 53 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1972
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏈Peter Boulware -- is 50 in the year 2024 and 51 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1974
NFL Linebacker, College Football Player
Misc: 4x Pro Bowl, Super Bowl champ

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🎭🏆🥊Trish Stratus -- is 49 in the year 2024 and 50 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1975
Hall of Famer, Actress, Personality, Wrestler (m), Model (m), Canadian
Names/Places: RN:Patricia Anne Stratigeas
Misc: in the WWE Hall of Fame

🎵Sia -- is 49 in the year 2024 and 50 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1975 N.S.
Pop Singer, Australian
Names/Places: FN:Sia Kate Isobelle Furler

🎵Randy Houser -- is 49 in the year 2024 and 50 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1975
Country Singer
Song Titles: Anything Goes

🎭Katie Holmes -- is 46 in the year 2024 and 47 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1978
Actress, Producer (m)
TV Shows: Dawson's Creek (as Josephine "Joey" Potter)
Movie Titles: Phone Booth, The Ice Storm, Go, Wonder Boys, First Daughter, Batman Begins, Mad Money

🎭Ravi Patel -- is 46 in the year 2024 and 47 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1978 N.S.
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Grandfathered (as Ravi)
Movie Titles: Transformers, Powder Blue, The Last Hurrah

🎭Josh Dallas -- is 46 in the year 2024 and 47 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1978
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Once Upon a Time (as David Nolan)
Movie Titles: Red Tails, Zootopia, Thor

🎭Amy Grabow -- is 45 in the year 2024 and 46 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1979
Actress
TV Shows: Supernatural
Movie Titles: A Soldier's Love Story, Though None Go With Me

🏆⚽Julie Fleeting -- is 44 in the year 2024 and 45 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1980 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Soccer Striker, Scottish

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🎭🎵Christina Aguilera -- is 44 in the year 2024 and 45 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1980
Actress, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Song Titles: Genie in a Bottle, Dirty, Come On Baby (All I Want is You)
TV Shows: The All-New Mickey Mouse Club

🎭Nick Hyams -- is 43 in the year 2024 and 44 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1981
Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Timecop

🎵Dave Luetknhoelter -- is 42 in the year 2024 and 43 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1982
Christian/Rock Performer
Group Names: Kutless

🏆Crystal McCahill -- is 41 in the year 2024 and 42 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1983
Model (m), Playmate
Misc: May 2009

🎭Cameron Moore -- is 38 in the year 2024 and 39 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1986 N.S.
Actor, Scottish
TV Shows: Hollyoaks

Gloria Mills Chapman -- is 35 in the year 2024 and 36 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1989
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Amy Grant & Gary's daughter

🎭🏆Ashley Benson -- is 35 in the year 2024 and 36 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1989
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Model (m)
TV Shows: Pretty Little Liars (as Hanna Marin)
Movie Titles: Spring Breakers, Bring It On: In It to Win It, 13 Going on 30, Pixels

🏆🏒Victor Hedman -- is 34 in the year 2024 and 35 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1990 N.S.
NHL Defensive

🎭🎵Bridgit Mendler -- is 32 in the year 2024 and 33 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1992 N.S.
Actress, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
TV Shows: The Wizards of Waverly Place, Undateable

🏆⚾Byron Buxton -- is 31 in the year 2024 and 32 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1993 N.S.
MLB Center Fielder
Misc: 1x Gold Glove, AL Platinum Glove Award (2017)

🏆⚾Ronald Acuña Jr. -- is 27 in the year 2024 and 28 in the year 2025; b.12/18/1997 N.S.
MLB Outfielder

🏆🏈Jayden Daniels -- is 24 in the year 2024 and 25 in the year 2025; b.12/18/2000 N.S.
NFL Quarterback
Misc: Heisman Trophy Winner 2023

🎭🎵🏆Billie Eilish -- is 23 in the year 2024 and 24 in the year 2025; b.12/18/2001 N.S.
Dancer (m), Songwriter, Singer, Model (m)
Song Titles: Bad Boy

🎭Isabella Cramp -- is 20 in the year 2024 and 21 in the year 2025; b.12/18/2004 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Names/Places: aka Isabella Crovetti-Cramp or Isabella Crovetti
TV Shows: Shimmer and Shine, The Neighbors (as Abby Weaver), Colony (as Gracie Bowman)
Movie Titles: Possessing Piper Rose, Joy

Alexander Puck -- is 18 in the year 2024 and 19 in the year 2025; b.12/18/2006
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Gella Assefa and Wolfgang's son

Finn Michael Brolly -- is 18 in the year 2024 and 19 in the year 2025; b.12/18/2006
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Sarah Buxton and Shane's son

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Emery Hope Sehorn -- is 16 in the year 2024 and 17 in the year 2025; b.12/18/2008
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Angie Harmon and Jason's son

Quinn Sophie Arnold -- is 9 in the year 2024 and 10 in the year 2025; b.12/18/2015 N.S.
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Ashley Groussman and Tom's daughter

🎨John Hull -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1624 J-LD d.10/1/1683 J-LD (58)
Goldsmith, English

✍⛪🎵Charles Wesley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1707 d.3/29/1788 (80)
Poet, Clergyman, Lyricist, Songwriter, English
Misc: Hymns; who, with his elder brother John, started the Methodist movement in the Church of England.

🎭🎵Joseph Grimaldi -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1779 d.5/31/1837 (57)
Stage Actor, Comedian, Acrobat, Clown, Dancer, Singer, English
Misc: greatest clown in history, king of pantotime, some say b. 1778

🎖⚛John Mercer Brooke -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1826 d.12/14/1906 (79)
Naval Officer, Scientist, Engineer, Educator

Sir Joseph Thomson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1856 d.8/30/1940 (83)
Explorer, Physicist, Scottish
Names/Places: MN:John
Misc: discovered the electron (Nobel 1906)

🎵Edward Alexander MacDowell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1861 d.1/23/1908 (46)
Hall of Famer, Composer

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⚖💰Franz Ferdinand -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1863 d.6/28/1914 (50)
Politician, Leader, Austrian
Misc: Austrian Archduke

H. H. Munro -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1870 d.11/14/1916 (45)
Author, Short Story Writer, British
Names/Places: aka:Saki; RFMN:Hector Hugo

🏆⚾Bill Clymer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1873 N.S. d.12/26/1936 N.S. (63)
MLB Player
Names/Places: NN:Derby Day

🎨Paul Klee -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1879 d.6/29/1940 (60)
Painter, Swiss

Gladys Dick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1881 d.8/21/1963 (81)
Physician
Names/Places: George's wife

🏆🏁Ralph Depalma -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1882 d.3/13/1956 (73)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, Italian
Misc: Indianapolis 500; Land speed record breaker; an Italian-American racecar driving champion who won the 1915 Indianapolis 500.

🎭🏆⚾Tyrus Raymond "Ty" Cobb -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1886 d.7/17/1961 (74)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, MLB Center Fielder
Names/Places: NN:The Georgia Peach
Misc: AL Chalmers Award Winner 1911; played in 3000 games, batted a record .367, stole 892 bases, and 4,191 hits. He was with the Detroit Tigers for 22 years starting in 1905. He set more records than any other player and his career average of .367 is still the best. He won the A.L batting title 12 times and scored a record 2,244 runs, 1,960 RBIs.
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers (player 1905-1926, manager 1921-1926), Philadelphia Athletics (player 1927-1928)

🎭Dame Gladys Cooper -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1888 d.11/17/1971 (82)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, English
TV Shows: The Rogues

🎨Robert Moses -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1888 d.7/29/1981 (92)
Designer
Misc: Urban planner; power broker (built Long Island & NYC parks and roads.)

Edwin Howard Armstrong -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1890 d.1/31/1954 (63)
Hall of Famer, Engineer, Inventor
Names/Places: b. in New York
Misc: the inventor of wide-band FM (frequency modulation) radio braodcasting

🎭Al Kelly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1896 d.9/7/1966 (69)
Comedian, Vaudevillan
Misc: Double-talk routine specialist
TV Shows: Ernie Kovacs Show

🎵🎷Fletcher "Smack" Henderson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1897 d.12/29/1952 (55)
Arranger, Pianist, Bandleader, Jazz Musician
Misc: 1930s Jazz & dance band pioneer; d. Dec 28? b. 1898?

🎭George Stevens -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1904 d.3/8/1975 (70)
Producer, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in Oakland, CA
Misc: some say b. Dec 8
Movie Titles: Gunga Din, Diary of Anne Frank, I Remember Mama, Greatest Story Ever Told, A Place in the Sun, Giant, Alice Adams, Penny Serenade, It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World

🎵Wilf Carter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1904 d.12/5/1996 (91)
Songwriter, Country Singer, Canadian

🎨Ferdinand "Ferd" Johnson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1905 d.10/14/1996 (90)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: longtime Moon Mullins cartoonist

🎭Kam Tong -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1907 d.11/8/1969 (61)
Actor
TV Shows: Have Gun Will Travel (as Hey Boy)

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Christopher Fry -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1907 d.6/30/2005 (97)
Dramatist/Playwright (x)(m), English

Paul Siple -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1908 d.11/25/1968 (59)
Explorer, Geographer
Misc: originated the wind chill index

✍🎭🎵Abe Burrows -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1910 d.5/17/1985 (74)
Dramatist/Playwright (x)(m), Director, Panelist, Composer
Names/Places: NN: The Bald Headed Baritone from Brooklyn
Misc: quiz shows, stage: Guys and Dolls

✍🎭Jules Dassin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1911 d.3/31/2008 (96)
Screen/Scriptwriter (x)(m), Movie Actor, Movie Director

🎭🏆🥊Freddie Steele -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1912 d.8/22/1984 (71)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Boxer

🎖Benjamin O. Davis Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1912 d.7/4/2002 (89)
General, Military Leader
Misc: Lt. Gen.

🎭Lynn Bari -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1913 d.11/20/1989 (75)
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: RN:Marjorie Schuyler Fisher; NN:The Queen of the B's (B grade movies) in 1930s & 40s
Misc: some say b. 1909, 1915, 1917, or 1919

🏆🏀Raymond Joseph "Ray" Meyer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1913 N.S. d.3/17/2006 N.S. (92)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: in the Basketball and College Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Notre Dame (player 1935-1938), DePaul University (1942-1984)

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⚖💰Willy Brandt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1913 d.10/8/1992 (78)
Politician, Leader, German
Names/Places: FN:Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm
Misc: ex-West German Chancellor

🎵Connie Curtis "Pee Wee" Crayton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1914 N.S. d.6/25/1985 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, Blues Singer/Guitarist, Rhythm and Blues Singer/Guitarist

🎭Betty Grable -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1916 d.7/2/1973 (56)
Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in St. Louis, MO; Harry James' wife; RFN:Elizabeth Ruth
Misc: WW2 famous pin-up girl

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

✍🎭Ossie Davis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1917 d.2/4/2005 (87)
Dramatist/Playwright (x)(m), Children's Author, TV/Movie Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in Cogdell, GA; Ruby Dee's hubby
TV Shows: BL Stryker (as Oz Jackson), Evening Shade (as Ponder Blue), Promised Land (as Erasmus Jones)
Movie Titles: I'm Not Rappaport, Dr. Dolittle

🎵Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1917 d.7/2/1988 (70)
Hall of Famer, Alto-sax, Bandleader, Blues Singer

✍🎭Hal Kanter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1918 d.11/6/2011 (92)
Comedy Writer, TV Producer/Director, Movie Producer/Director

Danny Simon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1918 d.7/27/2005 (86)
Screen/Scriptwriter (x)(m)
Names/Places: Neil's brother

🎨Charles M. McKim -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1920 N.S. d.8/26/2017 N.S. (96)
Architect

🏆⚽Joan Whalley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1921 d.1/10/1998 (76)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English

🏆🏒Dick Dondeau -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1921 N.S. d.1/18/1989 N.S. (67)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Player

🎭Larry D. Mann -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1922 d.1/6/2014 (91)
Actor, Announcer, Canadian
TV Shows: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (as Yukon Cornelius)

Jack Brooks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1922 d.12/4/2012 (89)
Politician

🎭Peggy Cummins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1925 N.S. d.12/29/2017 N.S. (92)
Actress, Welsh (Wales)

🎭🎵Fred Tomlinson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1927 N.S. d.7/17/2016 N.S. (88)
Comedian, Singer
Group Names: The Fred Tomlinson Singers (lead)
Song Titles: The Lumberjack Song (wrote for Monty Python)
TV Shows: Monty Python's Flying Circus, The Two Ronnies

Ramsey Clark -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1927 N.S. d.4/9/2021 N.S. (93)
Government Official, Lawyer, Political Activist
Names/Places: RFN:William
Misc: ex-Attorney General

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🏆🥊Sputnik Monroe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1928 N.S. d.11/3/2006 N.S. (77)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN: Roscoe Monroe Brumbaugh, born Rosco Monroe Merrick

🎵Galt MacDermot -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1928 N.S. d.12/17/2018 N.S. (89)
Composer, Pianist, Canadian
Misc: Hair score and other theatrical musicals

🏆⚾Bill "Moose" Skowron -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1930 N.S. d.4/27/2012 N.S. (81)
MLB Player
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates

🎭William Earnest "Bill" Thompson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1931 N.S. d.7/23/2014 N.S. (82)
Comedian, Variety Show Host
TV Shows: The Wallace and Ladmo Show (as Wallace Snead and creator of the show)

🏆🏀Gene Shue -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1931 N.S. d.4/3/2022 N.S. (90)
NBA Coach, NBA Player
Misc: 784 wins

🎖Maxwell Thurman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1931 d.12/1/1995 (63)
Army Officer
Misc: led the 1989 invasion of Panama and was a principal architect of the all-volunteer Army

✍🎭Roger Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1932 d.6/4/2017 N.S. (84)
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer
Names/Places: Ann-Margaret's hubby & mgr
TV Shows: Father Knows Best (as Doyle Hobbs), 77 Sunset Strip (as Jeff Spencer), Mr. Roberts (as Lt. (j.g.) Douglas Roberts)

🎵Lonnie Brooks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1933 d.4/1/2017 N.S. (83)
Hall of Famer, Blues Singer/Guitarist

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💰Diane Marie Disney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1933 d.11/19/2013 (79)
Philanthropist
Names/Places: aka:Diane Disney Miller; Walt Disney's daughter

🎵🎸Willie Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1935 d.8/28/1999 (63)
Hall of Famer, Rock and Roll Guitarist
Group Names: The Blue Caps (a backing band for Gene Vincent)

🎭Gary Gray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1936 d.4/4/2006 N.S. (69)
TV Actor
TV Shows: Cosby Show (as Nelson)

Gary Ross Dahl -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1936 d.3/23/2015 (78)
Inventor
Misc: The Pet Rock

✍🎭Roger E. Mosley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1938 N.S. d.8/7/2022 N.S. (83)
Writer, Actor, Director
Misc: AP says b. 1948
TV Shows: Roots, Magnum P.I. (as Theodore Calvin "T.C.")
Movie Titles: Unlawful Entry, The Jericho Mile, Heart Condition

🎵🎸Bryan "Chas" Chandler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1938 d.7/17/1996 (57)
Hall of Famer, Rock and Roll Bassist, English
Names/Places: NN:Chrissie Boy
Group Names: The Jimi Hendrix Experience (manager), The Animals (co-founder)

🏆⚾Zoilo Versalles -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1939 d.6/9/1995 (55)
MLB Shortstop
Misc: 2x Gold Glove, AL MVP 1965
Sports Teams: Minnesota Twins

🎵🎸Sam Andrew -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1941 d.2/12/2015 (73)
Rock and Roll Guitarist
Group Names: Big Brother & the Holding Company

🎭Harvey Atkin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1942 N.S. d.7/17/2017 N.S. (74)
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Cagney and Lacey (as Ronald Coleman), The Super Mario Bros. Show
Movie Titles: Heavy Metal, Meatballs

💰Steven Biko -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1946 d.9/12/1977 (30)
Leader
Misc: Black Student leader, South African anti-apartheid activist.

💰Eddie Antar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1947 d.9/10/2016 N.S. (68)
Businessperson
Misc: founder/CEO (Crazy Eddie Electronics Store)

🎵🎸Randy Castillo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1950 d.3/26/2002 (51)
Rock and Roll Drummer
Group Names: Ozzy Osbourne

🎵Bobby Keyes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1953 d.12/2/2014 N.S. (60)
Saxophonist
Misc: sessionist with The Rolling Stones, Harry Nilsson, John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Joe Cocker, and more.

🎭🎮Ray Liotta -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1954 N.S. d.5/26/2022 N.S. (67)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Names/Places: b. in Newark, NJ
TV Shows: Casablanca, Our Family Honor (as Off. Ed Santini)
Movie Titles: Field of Dreams, Goodfellas, Operation Dumbo Drop, Turbulence, Observe and Report
Video Games: Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, Call of Duty: Black Ops II

🎭🎵Brendan P. Healy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1956 d.2/18/2016 N.S. (59)
Actor, Comedian, Producer, Personality, Keyboardist, Trombonist, English

🎵DMX -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1970 N.S. d.4/9/2021 N.S. (50)
Rap Music Performer
Names/Places: RN: Earl Simmons

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🎭🏆🏀Neil Fingleton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/18/1980 N.S. d.2/25/2017 N.S. (36)
Actor, Stuntman, NBA Center, English
TV Shows: stood at 7 ft and 7.56 inches tall

💰🎵Antonio Stradivari -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1644 d.12/18/1737 (93)
Manufacturer, Violinist, Italian
Misc: the most renowned violin-maker in history; d. in Cremona, Italy.

✍📰Johann G. Herder -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/25/1744 d.12/18/1803 (59)
Philosopher, Historian

Chevalier de Lamarck -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/1/1744 N.S. d.12/18/1829 N.S. (85)
Scientist, Biologist, Naturalist, Zoologist, French
Names/Places: RN:Jean Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet
Misc: an evolutionist forerunner

✍📰Philip Moran Freneau -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/12/1752 d.12/18/1832 (80)
Poet, Journalist, Editor
Misc: poet of the American Revolution

🎵Louis Moreau Gottschalk -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/8/1829 d.12/18/1869 (40)
Composer, Pianist
Misc: the first internationally recognized U.S. pianist

Sir Richard Owen -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/20/1804 d.12/18/1892 (88)
Scientist, Zoologist, English
Misc: created the word "Dinosaur" meaning "terrible reptile"

📰Erastus F. Blade -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/9/1821 d.12/18/1894 (73)
Publisher
Misc: a pioneer in publishing pulp fiction

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Will Carleton -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/21/1845 d.12/18/1912 (67)
Poet

Sir John Alcock -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/6/1892 d.12/18/1919 (27)
Aviator, English
Misc: first non-stop flight across Atlantic Ocean; d. in crash

Legs Diamond -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/10/1897 d.12/18/1931 (34)
Outlaw
Names/Places: RN:John T. Nolan
Misc: gangster

🎵Joseph McCarthy -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/27/1885 d.12/18/1943 (58)
Composer

🏆🏌Bobby Tyre Jones -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/17/1902 d.12/18/1971 (69)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: won "Grand Slam of Golf" 1930; U.S. Amateur champ 5X's, U.S. Open champ 4X's; the greatest amateur golfer in history, the first player to win the Grand Slam of golf in 1930, born in Atlanta, Georgia.

🎭🎵Diana Lynn -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/7/1926 d.12/18/1971 (45)
TV/Movie Actress, Pianist
Names/Places: RN:Dolly Loehr
Movie Titles: Bedtime For Bonzo (with Ronald Reagan)

Naomi Biden -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/8/1971 N.S. d.12/18/1972 N.S. (1)
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Joe's grand daughter

🏆⚾Harry B. Hooper -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/24/1887 d.12/18/1974 (87)
Hall of Famer, MLB Right Fielder
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox (1909-1920), Chicago White Sox (1921-1925)

🎖⚖Earle Wheeler -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/13/1908 d.12/18/1975 (67)
General, Government Official

🎭Cyril Ritchard -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/1/1897 d.12/18/1977 (80)
Movie/Stage Actor, Movie Director, Australian
Misc: Broadway's Peter Pan as Captain Hook

✍⚛📰🎭Louis Untermeyer -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/1/1885 d.12/18/1977 (92)
Poet, Critic, Anthologist, Editor, Panelist
TV Shows: What's My Line (1950s)

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

Alexei N. Kosygin -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/20/1904 d.12/18/1980 (76)
Head of State
Misc: Soviet premier

🎵Warne Marsh -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/26/1927 d.12/18/1987 (60)
Composer, Tenor-sax

🎭Anne Revere -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/25/1903 d.12/18/1990 (87)
Movie/Stage Actress
Movie Titles: National Velvet

🎭June Storey -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/20/1918 d.12/18/1991 (73)
Movie Actress
Misc: in several films with Gene Autry; d. 1992?

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🎭Mark Goodson -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/24/1915 d.12/18/1992 (77)
Hall of Famer, TV Producer
Misc: Game Show producer sometimes co-produced with Bill Todman; over 10,000 hours
TV Shows: What's My Line?, Price Is Right, Match Game, To Tell The Truth, Password, Family Feud, Concentration, I've Got a Secret

🏆🏈🏀Howard Goodsell Cann -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/11/1895 N.S. d.12/18/1992 N.S. (97)
Hall of Famer, College Football Coach, College Football Player, College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: in the College Basketball and Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: New York University (player 1914-1917, 1919-1920, football coach 1932-1933, basketball coach 1923-1958)

⚛💰Clara McBride Hale -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/1/1905 d.12/18/1992 (87)
Nurse (m), Philanthropist
Names/Places: NN:Mother Hale
Misc: founded the Hale House in Harlem

🎭Sam Wanamaker -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/14/1919 d.12/18/1993 (74)
Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Chicago
Movie Titles: Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines, Baby Boom

🎭Steve James -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/19/1952 d.12/18/1993 N.S. (41)
Actor, Stuntman
Misc: some say b. March 8, 1955
Movie Titles: American Ninja, To Live and Die in L.A., The Player, McBain, I'm Gonna Git You Sucka, The Brother From Another Planet

Joseph Ball -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/3/1905 N.S. d.12/18/1993 N.S. (88)
Senator

John Henry Laur -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/2/1901 d.12/18/1994 (93)
Misc: one of the oldest male identical twins to live

🎭Lilia Skala -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/28/1896 d.12/18/1994 (98)
Movie/Stage/Soap Actress, Austrian

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🎭Don Fedderson -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/16/1913 d.12/18/1994 (81)
TV Producer
TV Shows: My Three Sons, Family Affair, The Millionaire

🏆🏁Henry Banks -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/14/1913 d.12/18/1994 (81)
Auto Racer

🎭Chris Farley -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/15/1964 d.12/18/1997 (33)
Comedian
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (1990s member & Da Skit's Todd O'Connor)

🎭Robert Bresson -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/25/1901 d.12/18/1999 (98)
Movie Director, French

🎭Nick Stewart -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/15/1910 d.12/18/2000 (90)
TV/Radio Actor
TV Shows: Amos and Andy (as Lightnin'), Ramar of the Jungle

💰Randolph A. Hearst -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/2/1915 d.12/18/2000 (85)
Executive
Names/Places: William Randolph Hearst's son
Misc: of newspapers

🎵Kirsty MacColl -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/10/1959 N.S. d.12/18/2000 N.S. (41)
Songwriter, Singer, English

🎵Clifford T. Ward -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/10/1946 d.12/18/2001 (55)
Songwriter, Singer

✍💰Charles Berlitz -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/22/1913 d.12/18/2003 (90)
Linguist, Philanthropist
Misc: Berlitz Schools of Languages

🎵🎷Dick Heckstall-Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/26/1934 d.12/18/2004 (70)
Reeds, Jazz Saxophonist
Group Names: Colosseum

🎨💰🎭Joseph Barbera -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/24/1911 d.12/18/2006 (95)
Hall of Famer, Animator, Founder, Producer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: Hanna-Barbera cartoon empire co-king with William Hanna

🎭Jack Linkletter -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/20/1937 d.12/18/2007 (70)
TV Host, Game Show Host
Names/Places: Art's son
TV Shows: Haggis Baggis, Hootenanny

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

🎭Jack D. Douglas -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/26/1927 d.12/18/2008 (81)
Actor, Comedian, British

🎭Connie Hines -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/5/1931 d.12/18/2009 (78)
Actress
TV Shows: Mr. Ed (as Carol Post)

🎭Doe Avedon -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/7/1925 d.12/18/2011 (86)
Actress

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✍⚖Václav Havel -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/5/1936 N.S. d.12/18/2011 N.S. (75)
Dramatist/Playwright (x)(m), Head of State, Czechoslovakian
Misc: former Czechoslovakia prez

🎵🎸Ralph MacDonald -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/15/1944 d.12/18/2011 (67)
Music Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Percussionist, Rock and Roll Performer

🏆⛸Lloyd Valdemar "Skippy" Baxter -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/6/1919 d.12/18/2012 (93)
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater

🎵Larry Lujack -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/6/1940 d.12/18/2013 (73)
Hall of Famer, Radio Disc Jock

🎭Virna Lisi -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/8/1936 d.12/18/2014 (78)
Movie Actress, Italian
Names/Places: RMLN:Lisa Pieralisi

🎵Larry Henley -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/30/1941 d.12/18/2014 (73)
Singer
Group Names: The Newbeats

✍🎭Zsa Zsa Gabor -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/6/1917 N.S. d.12/18/2016 N.S. (99)
Author (m), Actress, Hungarian
Names/Places: b. in Budapest; RFN:Sari; wed 9x's
Misc: some say born in '17, '18, '19, '20, '23, '28; born in 1917 according to ex-classmate Elizabeth Nussbaum of Seattle, but that's improbable since her sister Magda was born in 1917; wed 9x's

✍🎭🎵Gordie Tapp -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/4/1922 N.S. d.12/18/2016 N.S. (94)
Hall of Famer, Scriptwriter, Comedian, Country Musician, Canadian
Misc: a member of the Order of Canada and Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame

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🏆🏒Ken Baird -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/1/1951 d.12/18/2016 N.S. (65)
NHL Player, Canadian

Barry Cohen -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/3/1935 N.S. d.12/18/2017 N.S. (82)
Politician, Australian

✍🎭Peter Masterson -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/1/1934 N.S. d.12/18/2018 N.S. (84)
Screen/Scriptwriter (x)(m), Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: The Exorcist, The Stepford Wives, The Trip to Bountiful, In the Heat of the Night

🎭🏆Claudine Auger -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/26/1941 N.S. d.12/18/2019 N.S. (78)
Movie Actress, Beauty Pagent Winner, French
Misc: Miss France 1958
Movie Titles: Thunderball

🏆🏈Herman Ike Boone -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/28/1935 N.S. d.12/18/2019 N.S. (0)
High School Football Coach
Misc: he coached the 1971 T. C. Williams High School football team to a 13-0 season, state championship, and national championship runner-up. That season was the basis for the 2000 film Remember the Titans, where Boone was portrayed by Denzel Washington.

🎭Count Desmond -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/30/1941 N.S. d.12/18/2022 N.S. (81)
Entertainment Figure
Names/Places: RN:Edward Benjamin
Misc: sword swallower

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1976, ✪ “Baby Boy” by Mary Kay Place (as Loretta Haggers) peaked at number 60 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, ✪ “Sixteen Reasons” by Laverne And Shirley peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, ✪ “The Drinking Man's Diet” by Allan Sherman peaked at number 98 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “(I've Had) The Time Of My Life” by Glee Cast peaked at number 38 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “15 Minutes” by Marc Nelson peaked at number 27 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “24/7” by Kevon Edmonds peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “4, 5, 6” by Sole Featuring JT Money And Kandi peaked at number 21 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “All About Soul” by Billy Joel peaked at number 29 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “All Roads (Lead Back To You)” by Donny Most peaked at number 97 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “An Old-Fashioned Love Song” by Three Dog Night peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Baby It's You” by JoJo Featuring Bow Wow peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Baby, I'll Give It To You” by Seals And Crofts peaked at number 58 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Behind Blue Eyes” by The Who peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Broken” by Seether Featuring Amy Lee peaked at number 20 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Christmas Lights” by Coldplay peaked at number 25 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Cross My Heart” by Lee Ritenour peaked at number 69 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Dare You To Move” by Switchfoot peaked at number 17 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Do I Make Myself Clear” by Sugar Pie DeSanto And Etta James peaked at number 96 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Dog Days Are Over” by Glee Cast peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Don't Fight It” by Wilson Pickett peaked at number 53 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Don't Fight The Hands (That Need You)” by Hamilton, Joe Frank And Reynolds (Hamilton, Joe Frank And Dennison) peaked at number 72 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Don't Stop Tryin'” by Rodway peaked at number 83 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Don't Take Away The Music” by Tavares peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “England Swings” by Roger Miller peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Every Face Tells A Story” by Olivia Newton-John peaked at number 55 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Everybody Wants You” by Billy Squier peaked at number 32 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Firework” by Katy Perry peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Flight '76” by Walter Murphy peaked at number 44 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Fool Me” by Joe South peaked at number 78 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Friends With You” by John Denver peaked at number 47 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Get Down” by Curtis Mayfield peaked at number 69 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Hallelujah” by Sweathog peaked at number 33 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “He Didn't Have To Be” by Brad Paisley peaked at number 30 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Here Comes The Lords” by Lords Of The Underground peaked at number 93 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Here It Comes Again” by The Fortunes peaked at number 27 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Hey, Soul Sister” by Glee Cast peaked at number 29 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Hush” by LL Cool J Featuring 7 Aurelius peaked at number 26 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “I Got You (I Feel Good)” by James Brown peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2021, “I Hate U.” by SZA peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “I Really Love You” by Dee Dee Sharp peaked at number 78 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “I Won't Love You Anymore (Sorry)” by Lesley Gore peaked at number 80 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1943, “I'll Be Home For Christmas (If Only In My Dreams)” by Bing Crosby peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “I'm Looking For The One (To Be With Me)” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince peaked at number 79 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Laid Back Love” by Major Harris peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Let It Be” by Joan Baez peaked at number 49 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Long Ago Tomorrow” by B.J. Thomas peaked at number 61 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Looking For Mr. Do Right” by Jade (USA) peaked at number 69 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Maneater” by Daryl Hall And John Oates peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1948, “My Darling My Darling” by Jo Stafford And Gordon MacRae peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Notorious B.I.G.” by The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy And Lil' Kim peaked at number 82 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1943, “Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin'” by Bing Crosby, Trudy Erwin And The Sportsmen Glee Club peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “On The Wings Of Love” by Jeffrey Osborne peaked at number 29 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Our World” by Johnny Tillotson peaked at number 70 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Quiet Night And Quiet Stars” by Andy Williams peaked at number 92 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Rock With You” by Inner Circle peaked at number 98 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “She's All I Got” by Johnny Paycheck peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Silver Heels” by The Blaze peaked at number 95 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Stones” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Sunday And Me” by Jay And The Americans peaked at number 18 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Superstar (Remember How You Got Where You Are)” by The Temptations peaked at number 18 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “The Time (Dirty Bit)” by Black Eyed Peas peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1982, ✪ “Industrial Disease” by Dire Straits peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1965, ✪ “Tears” by Ken Dodd peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “A Natural Man” by Lou Rawls peaked at number 38 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1999, “All I Want” by Sky peaked at number 25 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Angel” by Akon peaked at number 23 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Baby, I'll Give It To You” by Seals And Crofts peaked at number 85 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Dance With Me” by Mojo Men peaked at number 23 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Devil You” by The Stampeders peaked at number 8 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Dog Days Are Over” by Florence + The Machine peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Dog Days Are Over” by Glee Cast peaked at number 22 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Family Affair” by Sly And The Family Stone peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Firework” by Katy Perry peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Flying” by The Hometown Band peaked at number 79 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “For Ladies Only” by Steppenwolf peaked at number 28 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Forget Her” by Bobby Curtola peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Give It Up (Turn It Loose)” by Tyrone Davis peaked at number 51 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Go West” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1965, “I Found A Girl” by Jan And Dean peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2021, “I Hate U.” by SZA peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1965, “I Hear A Symphony” by The Supremes peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1965, “I Want To Meet Him” by Royalettes peaked at number 24 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing (In Perfect Harmony)” by Hillside Singers peaked at number 58 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1965, “It Was I” by Big Town Boys peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1982, “It's Raining Again” by Supertramp peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues” by Gordon Lightfoot peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Just To Be Close To You” by The Commodores peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “L'Oiseau” by René Simard peaked at number 60 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Love Ballad” by L.T.D. peaked at number 38 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Loving You Ain't Easy” by Pagliaro peaked at number 15 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Merry Christmas” by Ed Sheeran And Elton John peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Misty” by The Vibrations peaked at number 27 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Mr. Melody” by Natalie Cole peaked at number 56 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Nobody's Home” by Avril Lavigne peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Pain” by Jimmy Eat World peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Possession” by Sarah McLachlan peaked at number 13 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Re-Arranged” by Limp Bizkit peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Rock Steady” by Aretha Franklin peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Ruby Baby” by Wednesday peaked at number 60 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Same Old Song” by BOY peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Satisfaction” by Smokey Robinson And The Miracles peaked at number 74 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Shadows Of The Night” by Pat Benatar peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “She's A Star (In Her Own Right)” by Nick Gilder peaked at number 70 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Surprise” by André Gagnon peaked at number 74 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Take It Or Leave It” by Moxy peaked at number 55 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Truly” by Lionel Richie peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Turned 21” by Fludd peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Used To Be” by Stevie Wonder With Charlene peaked at number 47 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Wandered To LA.” by Juice WRLD And Justin Bieber peaked at number 29 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Whenever I'm Away From You” by John Travolta peaked at number 61 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Wild Night” by Van Morrison peaked at number 20 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1965, “You Don't Mean Me No Good” by Jelly Beans peaked at number 36 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “You Gotta Make Your Own Sunshine” by Neil Sedaka peaked at number 37 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1965, “You Really Got A Hold On Me” by Little Caesar And The Consuls peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1999, ✪ “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” by Eiffel 65 peaked at number 1 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Go West” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 19 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Heal It Up” by Concrete Blonde peaked at number 67 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1999, “I Need To Know” by Marc Anthony peaked at number 5 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1993, “True Love” by Elton John And Kiki Dee peaked at number 12 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Weightless” by See Spot Run peaked at number 13 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1999, ✪ “Baby, It's Cold Outside” by Tom Jones And Cerys Matthews peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, ✪ “Boys And Girls” by The Cheeky Girls peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, ✪ “Our House” by Madness peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, ✪ “Winter Wonderland / Frosty The Snowman” by Cocteau Twins peaked at number 58 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “A Christmas Kiss” by Daniel O'Donnell peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Alex Party (Saturday Night Party)” by Alex Party peaked at number 49 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Alive” by Beastie Boys peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “All Apologies / Rape Me” by Nirvana peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Amazing” by Aerosmith peaked at number 57 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “An Open Letter To NYC” by Beastie Boys peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Ave Maria” by Andrea Bocelli peaked at number 65 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Babe” by Take That peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Barber's Adagio For Strings” by William Ørbit peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Better Than Today” by Kylie Minogue peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Christmas Lights” by Coldplay peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Crazy” by LeAnn Rimes peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Destiny” by Baby D peaked at number 69 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Enough Is Enough” by Y Tribe peaked at number 49 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Everybody” by Progress Presents The Boy Wunda peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Fifty Grand For Christmas” by Paul Holt peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Fireball” by Deep Purple peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Friends” by Shalamar peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “From This Day” by Machine Head peaked at number 74 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Good Vibrations” by Brian Wilson peaked at number 30 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Hi-Di-Hi, Hi-De-Ho” by Kool And The Gang peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Hooked On A Feeling” by Jonathan King peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “I Am The Music, Hear Me!” by Millionaire Hippies peaked at number 52 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “I Believe In You” by Kylie Minogue peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “I Got A Girl” by Lou Bega peaked at number 55 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2021, “I Hate U.” by SZA peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “I Shall Be There” by B*Witched peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1954, “I Still Believe” by Ronnie Hilton peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “I Wouldn't Normally Do This Kind Of Thing” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “In And Out” by Willie Hutch peaked at number 51 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “It's About Time You Were Mine” by Thunderbugs peaked at number 43 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “It's Raining Again” by Supertramp peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Kiss (When The Sun Don't Shine)” by Vengaboys peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Last Horizon” by Brian May peaked at number 51 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Lean On Me” by Mud peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1954, “Let's Get Together No. 1” by Big Ben Banjo Band peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Little Darlin' (I Need You) / Save The Children” by Marvin Gaye peaked at number 41 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Little Does She Know” by Kursaal Flyers peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Livin' Thing” by Electric Light Orchestra peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Long Night” by The Corrs peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Love Me” by Yvonne Elliman peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Maggie May” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Mannequin” by The Kids From Fame peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Maria” by P.J. Proby peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Merry Christmas” by Ed Sheeran And Elton John peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Misunderstood” by Robbie Williams peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Montuno” by Gloria Estefan peaked at number 55 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “My Beautiful Friend” by The Charlatans peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “No Matter How I Try” by Gilbert O'Sullivan peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Obsession (Si Es Amor)” by 3rd Wish peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Really Doe” by Ice Cube peaked at number 66 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Renegade Cavalcade” by Ash peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Rescue Me” by Fontella Bass peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Rhythm Divine” by Enrique Iglesias peaked at number 45 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Right About Now” by Mousse T. Featuring Emma Lanford peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Save Your Love” by Renée And Renato peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Spikee / Dogman Go” by Underworld peaked at number 63 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Spooky” by New Order peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Steal My Sunshine” by Len peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Sunday Morning” by Maroon 5 peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “The Best Of Me” by Bryan Adams peaked at number 47 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “The Frank Sonata” by The Longpigs peaked at number 57 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “The Silence” by Alexandra Burke peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “The Time (Dirty Bit)” by Black Eyed Peas peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Theme From 'Shaft'” by Isaac Hayes peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Time (Clock Of The Heart)” by Culture Club peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Tonight I'm Free” by PJ And Duncan peaked at number 62 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Turn My Swag On” by Alexa Goddard peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1954, “Veni Vidi Vici” by Ronnie Hilton peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “We Can Work It Out / Day Tripper” by The Beatles peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “We're In This Together” by Nine Inch Nails peaked at number 39 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Whip My Hair” by Willow peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “You Gotta Have Love In Your Heart” by The Supremes And The Four Tops peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “You'll Never Get To Heaven (If You Break My Heart)” by The Stylistics peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2004, ✪ “Do They Know It's Christmas? (2004)” by Band Aid 20 peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, ✪ “I Want Candy / Cowboy” by Bow Wow Wow peaked at number 39 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1965, ✪ “It's Good News Week” by Hedgehoppers Anonymous peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1965, ✪ “Tears” by Ken Dodd peaked at number 11 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1999, ✪ “We're Going To Ibiza!” by Vengaboys peaked at number 26 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1976, “A Dose Of Rock And Roll / Cryin'” by Ringo Starr peaked at number 37 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Again” by Janet Jackson peaked at number 19 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Angels” by John Farnham peaked at number 36 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Christmas Lights” by Coldplay peaked at number 32 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Closer” by Slinkee Minx peaked at number 39 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Crawlin' Back” by Roy Orbison peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Darkness” by Darren Hayes peaked at number 40 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Every Beat Of My Heart / Don't Look Back” by Chris Rea peaked at number 53 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Eyes Of A Stranger / Pennies Into Gold” by The Payola$ peaked at number 81 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Got To Get It” by Culture Beat peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Grenade” by Bruno Mars peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Nobody / I'll Make It Right With You” by Sylvia (Country) peaked at number 41 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Society Anxiety” by Sunk Loto peaked at number 40 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Someday, Someway / You're My Favourite Waste Of Time” by Marshall Crenshaw peaked at number 57 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, “St. Louis / Easy Money” by Little River Band peaked at number 43 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Stand Up / Chaplain's Drum” by The Angels (Australia) / Rick Brewster peaked at number 21 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Stay The Night” by James Blunt peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1993, “The Weight” by Jimmy Barnes With The Badloves peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Weir” by Killing Heidi peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Welcome To My Life” by Simple Plan peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Where Is The Love” by Rick Price And Margaret Urlich peaked at number 31 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Whip My Hair” by Willow peaked at number 18 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, “You Don't Want Me Anymore / Who's Gonna Love You Tonight” by Steel Breeze peaked at number 90 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1976, “You Know That You're Sexy / School's Out At Last” by John St. Peeters peaked at number 53 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1982, ✪ “Ziggy Stardust” by Bauhaus peaked at number 20 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2021, “abcdefu” by Gayle peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Again” by Janet Jackson peaked at number 13 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Airway Spies” by Dance Exponents peaked at number 11 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Alive” by Beastie Boys peaked at number 22 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Backdoor” by Tadpole peaked at number 12 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Beautiful Storm” by Greg Johnson peaked at number 26 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Black Gold” by Soul Asylum peaked at number 25 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Brown-Eyed Girl” by Ian Matthews peaked at number 25 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Don't Stop Believin'” by Olivia Newton-John peaked at number 34 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Good Morning Baby” by Dan Wilson And Bic Runga peaked at number 15 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Heartbreaker” by Dionne Warwick peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Hero” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Homesick” by Stan Walker peaked at number 21 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Jan's Son” by Herbs peaked at number 15 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Let Her Know” by Alastair Riddell peaked at number 49 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Lift Me Up” by Geri Halliwell peaked at number 23 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Little Lion Man” by Mumford And Sons peaked at number 9 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Nuff Vibes EP” by Apache Indian peaked at number 19 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Please (You Got That...)” by INXS peaked at number 46 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Please Forgive Me” by Bryan Adams peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Save A Prayer” by Duran Duran peaked at number 35 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Shake Your Bon-Bon” by Ricky Martin peaked at number 10 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “She's The One / It's Only Us” by Robbie Williams peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Starting Out All Over Again” by Shane [NZ] peaked at number 39 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1982, “The Girl Is Mine” by Michael Jackson And Paul McCartney peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “The Weight” by Jimmy Barnes With The Badloves peaked at number 41 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Whispering Grass” by Windsor Davies And Don Estelle peaked at number 22 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Will 2K” by Will Smith Featuring K-Ci peaked at number 6 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Wish” by Soul II Soul peaked at number 27 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “You've Got A Way” by Shania Twain peaked at number 17 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2004, ✪ “Do They Know It's Christmas?” by Band Aid 20 peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1976, ✪ “This Song” by George Harrison peaked at number 30 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1971, “A Sunny Day In Greece” by Tee Set peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2021, “abcdefu” by Gayle peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “All The Roses” by Dolly Dots peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Als ik jou kus” by De Twee Pinten peaked at number 23 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “België (Is er leven op Pluto...?)” by Het Goede Doel peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Dancing In The Street” by Alain Clark Featuring Ben Saunders peaked at number 28 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Doekoe” by Def Rhymz peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Girl” by Anouk peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Ha, ha, ha, je vader” by Kinderen Voor Kinderen peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Hero” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Hold My Hand” by Michael Jackson with Akon peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Hurt” by The Manhattans peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1971, “I Will Return” by Springwater peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1965, “I'm Gonna Take You There” by Dave Berry peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1976, “If You Leave Me Now” by Chicago peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1965, “It's My Life” by The Animals peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Jeepster” by T. Rex peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Leonie” by Arjan Brass peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Let's See Action” by The Who peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “M'n Good Old Ducky” by Tina Trucker peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1993, “M'n schoonmoeder” by Ronald [NL] peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Mama Oh Mama” by The George Baker Selection peaked at number 9 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Merry Christmas Baby” by Trijntje Oosterhuis Featuring Candy Dulfer peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Met kerst ben ik alleen (2004 versie)” by André Hazes peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Misunderstood” by Robbie Williams peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Rock'n Me” by Steve Miller Band peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Sexual Healing” by Marvin Gaye peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Sinterklaas, wie kent hem niet? / Het hoort met Kerstmis ook te sneeuwen” by Henk And Henk peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Stand By Me” by Lenny Keylard peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Stay The Night” by James Blunt peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Student Demonstration Time” by The Beach Boys peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Theme From 'Shaft'” by Isaac Hayes peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season)” by The Byrds peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Varka sto gialo” by Trio Hellenique peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Vluchtstrook” by Kris Kross Amsterdam x Antoon x Sigourney K peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2010, “When A Man Loves A Woman” by Ben Saunders peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Yesterday Man” by Chris Andrews peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1993, “Anything” by Culture Beat peaked at number 15 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Efterfest” by Magnus Uggla peaked at number 5 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1999, “End Of The Line” by Pain peaked at number 15 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Heaven Come Down” by Jennifer Brown peaked at number 21 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Kärlekens tunga” by September peaked at number 6 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Losing The Game” by Crucified Barbara peaked at number 8 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2004, “One Of Us Is Gonna Die Young” by The Ark peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Tarzan” by Disney's Musiksaga peaked at number 27 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1999, “That's The Way It Is” by Céline Dion peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1993, “The River Of Dreams” by Billy Joel peaked at number 8 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2004, ✪ “Do They Know It's Christmas?” by Band Aid 20 peaked at number 15 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1976, ✪ “Hey Shirley (This Is Squirrely)” by Shirley And Squirrely peaked at number 16 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1976, “A Fifth Of Beethoven” by Walter Murphy And The Big Apple Band peaked at number 15 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Aber bitte mit Sahne” by Udo Jürgens peaked at number 13 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Australian Gate” by Julian Heidrich peaked at number 26 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Beautiful Noise” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 8 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Christmas Lights” by Coldplay peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Cryin'” by Aerosmith peaked at number 5 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Die Weckuhr” by Stefanie peaked at number 9 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Disco Baby (Casanova)” by Goldie Ens peaked at number 18 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Es lebe der Sport” by Rainhard Fendrich peaked at number 7 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Heartbreaker” by Dionne Warwick peaked at number 10 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Horoscope” by Harpo peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Maschen-Draht-Zaun” by Stefan Raab peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Runaway” by Groove Coverage peaked at number 10 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Satin Sheets” by The Bellamy Brothers peaked at number 11 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Silver Bird” by Tina Rainford peaked at number 5 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Smile” by Pussycat peaked at number 10 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2010, “The Flood” by Take That peaked at number 14 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1999, “The World Is Not Enough” by Garbage peaked at number 40 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Verde” by Ricky King peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Was ich an dir mag” by Lukas Hilbert peaked at number 5 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2010, ✪ “Astroboy 12” by Astrofonik peaked at number 83 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1993, ✪ “It's Christmas, c'est Noël” by Jordy peaked at number 18 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Aghju capitu” by Jul peaked at number 30 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Aïcha” by Ninho peaked at number 4 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Baila morena” by Lucenzo peaked at number 9 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1999, “C'est la nuit” by Khaled peaked at number 29 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Essaye d'imaginer” by Classe Mannequin peaked at number 6 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Io le canto per te” by Florent Pagny peaked at number 28 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Les enfants de l'an 2000” by Lââm peaked at number 3 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Many Rivers To Cross” by Jimmy Cliff peaked at number 37 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Terra umana” by Patrick Fiori peaked at number 48 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1999, “That's The Way It Is” by Céline Dion peaked at number 6 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Tout au bout de nos peines” by Isabelle Boulay And Johnny Hallyday peaked at number 3 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Vérité” by Ninho peaked at number 3 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Y'a pas d'arrangement” by Zebda peaked at number 27 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1999, “Everytime” by A1 peaked at number 3 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2021, “God jævla Jul” by Oskar Westerlin peaked at number 21 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Moments” by Hans Bollandsås peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Money, Money, Money” by ABBA peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Pictures” by Aleksander With peaked at number 10 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Pretty” by Astrid S And Dagny peaked at number 10 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1999, “The Final Countdown 2000” by Europe peaked at number 12 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2004, ✪ “Do They Know It's Christmas?” by Band Aid 20 peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Christmas Lights” by Coldplay peaked at number 10 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Cryin'” by Aerosmith peaked at number 4 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Geboren um zu leben” by Unheilig peaked at number 13 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Giggerig” by Sepp mit Stixi And Sonja peaked at number 25 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Heartbreaker” by Dionne Warwick peaked at number 4 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Latin Lover” by Gianna Nannini peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Lies” by DJ BoBo peaked at number 48 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Love Is The Message” by Dominic Saleh-Zaki Featuring Rokkha peaked at number 23 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Spaceman” by 4 Non Blondes peaked at number 18 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Strangers Like Me” by Phil Collins peaked at number 22 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1982, “The Message” by Grandmaster Flash And The Furious Five Featuring Melle Mel And Duke Bootee peaked at number 11 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2010, “The Time (Dirty Bit)” by Black Eyed Peas peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Used To Be” by Charlene And Stevie Wonder peaked at number 13 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Wild World” by Mr. Big peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

Italy Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2004, ✪ “Do They Know It's Christmas?” by Band Aid 20 peaked at number 1 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Blitz!” by Guè Featuring Geolier peaked at number 4 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Daytona” by Guè Featuring Marracash peaked at number 8 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Domai” by Guè Featuring Ketama126 peaked at number 19 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Futura ex” by Guè Featuring Ernia peaked at number 9 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Gangster Of Love” by Guè Featuring Rick Ross peaked at number 12 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2021, “La G la U la E pt.2” by Guè peaked at number 11 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Lunedì blu” by Guè Featuring Salmo peaked at number 16 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Mio fratello che guardi il mondo” by Ivano Fossati peaked at number 4 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Misunderstood” by Robbie Williams peaked at number 7 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Nessuno” by Guè Featuring Coez peaked at number 13 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Piango sulla lambo” by Guè Featuring Rose Villain peaked at number 3 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Veleno” by Guè peaked at number 2 on the Italy pop singles chart.

Finland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2010, ✪ “Barbra Streisand” by Duck Sauce Featuring Armand van Helden And A-Trak peaked at number 1 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2004, ✪ “Do They Know It's Christmas?” by Band Aid 20 peaked at number 6 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2021, “abcdefu” by Gayle peaked at number 1 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Crucify” by Humane peaked at number 15 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2004, “I Believe In You” by Kylie Minogue peaked at number 20 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Jackpot” by Waldo's People v.s LA-X peaked at number 19 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Shamandalie” by Sonata Arctica peaked at number 3 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2010, “The Time (Dirty Bit)” by Black Eyed Peas peaked at number 2 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Turn Around (5, 4, 3, 2, 1)” by Flo Rida peaked at number 16 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Well Well Well” by Duffy peaked at number 11 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Who's That Chick?” by David Guetta Featuring Rihanna peaked at number 5 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Yhden enkelin unelma” by Tarja peaked at number 1 on the Finland pop singles chart.

Spain Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2021, “Bzrp Music Sessions Vol. 47” by Bizarrap And Morad peaked at number 1 on the Spain pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Get Outta My Way” by Kylie Minogue peaked at number 11 on the Spain pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Sale el sol” by Shakira peaked at number 8 on the Spain pop singles chart.

Denmark Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2010, “Addiction” by Medina peaked at number 1 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Get There” by Rikke Emma Niebuhr peaked at number 2 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Misunderstood” by Robbie Williams peaked at number 9 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Raise Your Glass” by P!nk peaked at number 12 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

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In 1719, Thomas Fleet of Boston, Massachusetts, first published his mother-in-lawʹs tales, “Mother Gooseʹs Melodies For Children”. His mother-in-lawʹs married surname was Goose. Later on, someone else that rhymes with Goose also did rhymes for children: Doctor Seuss.

In 1787, New Jersey became the third state to ratify the U.S. Constitution and was admitted to the Union. The purple violet is the Garden Stateʹs official flower, and its state bird is the eastern goldfinch.

In 1849, William Bond obtains the first photograph of Moon through a telescope.

In 1865, The 13th Amendment to the Constitution, abolishing slavery, was declared in effect. “Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, save as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist in the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.”

In 1892, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovskyʹs ballet “The Nutcracker” publicly premiered in Saint Petersburg, Russia; although now considered a classic, it received a generally negative reception from critics.

In 1917, Congress passed the 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibiting “the manufacture, sale, or transportation of intoxicating liquors” and sent it to the states for ratification.

In 1929, Walt Disney sends a second batch of six Mickey Mouse comic strips to King Features.

In 1932, Chicago Bears beat Portsmouth Spartans 9-0 in the first NFL playoff game.

In 1946, DuMont Television Network aired the final episode of the first network TV soap opera, Faraway Hill. The show, created by David P. Lewis, premiered two and a half months earlier on October 2nd.

In 1946, TVʹs first network dramatic serial “Faraway Hill” ends two month run.

In 1947, Steven Spielberg, U.S. film maker, born. His films include “E.T.,” “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,” “Jurassic Park” and “Schindlerʹs List.”

In 1953, On the cover of TV Guide: “Bob Hope”. Other Articles: Jack Paar Show, Omnibus

In 1954, On the cover of TV Guide: “Imogene Coca”. Other Articles: Sherlock Holmes, Joyce Randolph

In 1956, One of Americaʹs great panel shows debuted on CBS-TV this day. Bud Collyer, bow tie and all, hosted “To Tell the Truth”. The program enjoyed a ten-year run and made even bigger stars of panelists: Phyllis Newman, Orson Bean, Kitty Carlisle (Hart), Sam Levinson, Tom Poston, Milt Kamen and Bess Myerson. The announcer: Johnny Olson. The show was a Mark Goodson-Bill Todman Production.

In 1961, Britainʹs EMI Records rejected the Beatles (though they later do sign them).

In 1961, Chubby Checkerʹs “The Twist” has now been on the Hot 100 chart for 23 straight weeks, longer than any other disc on the chart.

In 1961, R.C., “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” by The Tokens peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1961, R.C., “Twistin' U.S.A.” by Chubby Checker peaked at #68 on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Mister Magooʹs Christmas Carol,” an animated musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens story, first aired on NBC-TV.

In 1962, “The First Family” album by Vaughn Meader was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1963, On the Christmas episode of “THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW”, This cute, funny, lovable seasonal oddity has Alan Brady (Carl Reiner) taking a back seat to his staffers as they perform on his special holiday show. So, in character as Laura (Mary Tyler Moore), Rob (Van Dyke), Buddy (Morey Amsterdam), Sally (Rose Marie), and Mel (Richard Deacon), the “Dick Van Dyke Show” cast gets to sing and dance and run through old routines and vaudeville sketches. Itʹs not exactly p.c. — Sally belts out the definitely non-feminist “Santa, Send a Fella” — and when Ritchie (Larry Mathews) sings “The Little Drummer Boy,” the needle flies off the schmaltz meter. But while “The Alan Brady Show Presents” might be dated, itʹs a gift to the audience that records a time of optimistic innocence. And when the cast signs off by singing a few rowdy bars of the “Dick Van Dyke” theme song, we know this has been a special kind of fun for them — and no less for us.

In 1964, Born on this day was American country music artist Cledus T. Judd. Known primarily for his parodies of popular country music songs, he has been called the "Weird Al" Yankovic of country music. His highest chart peak is the #48 "I Love NASCAR", a parody of Toby Keith's 2003 single "I Love This Bar".

In 1964, Continental Classroom, TV Public Affairs, aired for the last time.

In 1964, “The Pink Panther” cartoon theatrical shorts series premiered with the episode titled “The Pink Phink.” NBC later turned the releases into a Satruday morning series in the 1970s.

In 1965, COVER OF TV GUIDE JIM NABORS

In 1965, On the cover of TV Guide: “Jim Nabors of Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C.”. Other Articles: Mr. Edʹs Voice

In 1965, R.C., “I Got You (I Feel Good)” by James Brown peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1965, R.C., “The Drinking Manʹs Diet” by Allan Sherman peaked at #98 on the pop singles chart.

In 1965, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler recorded “The Ballad of the Green Berets.”

In 1966, HOT SELLING ALBUMS “SUPREMES A GO-GO”; “PARSLEY SAGE ROSEMARY and THYME” (Simon and Garfunkel); “THE MONKEES” (including “LAST TRAIN TO CLARKSVILLE”)

In 1966, The animated TV special “Doctor Seussʹ How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” starring Boris Karloff as the narrator as well as the voice of the Grinch, first aired on CBS.

In 1967, On The Doctors, when Dr. Matt Powers (James Pritchett) told Dr. Althea Davis (Elizabeth Hubbard) that she had violated the "morals clause" in her contract by becoming pregnant, Althea railed against a system that didn't hold the father of the baby equally accountable.

In 1967, “16” MAGAZINE FOR JANUARY 1968 On the cover: MONKEES, MARK LINDSAY, PETER NOONE; Inside: there was also a feature on the BEATLES' “MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR” film, and “80 Snoopy Questions” 20 with each of the RASCALS; PETER NOONE was tabbed “Sweetheart of the Month”; SALLY FIELD alias “THE FLYING NUN” Sings; JAY NORTH and SAJID KHAN (of TVʹs “MAYA”) 1968 SHOW-BIZ NOTE Peter Sellers and Britt Ekland are divorced. (Eight years later, sheʹd provide background vocals on Rod Stewartʹs “TONIGHTʹS THE NIGHT.”)

In 1967, “Treasure Isle” makes its debut on ABC, becoming quite possibly the networkʹs best game show ever played on a lagoon…next to Survivor!

In 1969, Britainʹs House of Lords joined the House of Commons in making permanent a 1965 ban on the death penalty for cases of murder.

In 1969, “On Her Majestyʹs Secret Service” James Bond flick was released in theaters.

In 1970, Born on this day Cowboy Troy, American musician who performs country rap (also referred to as "Hick-Hop"). He is a member of the MuzikMafia, an aggregation of country music singer-songwriters whose membership also includes Big & Rich, Gretchen Wilson and James Otto. He scored the 2005 Country #2 album Loco Motive.

In 1970, Creedence Clearwater Revival and Bob Dylan received gold album awards.

In 1970, Creedence Clearwater Revivalʹs latest album, “Pendulum,” is added to their gold collection. Bob Dylanʹs second album, “Freewheelin'” (from 1963), is certified gold.

In 1970, In a Brady Bunch episode called “Confessions, Confessions”, Peter breaks a vase and all the other Brady youngsters take the blame, Peter is sure his weekend camping trip will be canceled when he breaks his motherʹs favorite vase. Greg and the others decide to cover for him, but too many confessions spoil the plan.

In 1970, The Beatles released their last album, From Them To Us, a collection of their Christmas singles for their fan club.

In 1971, Dial Records, a subsidiary of Mercury Records, releases Joe Texʹs funk record “I Gotcha.” In late January 1972, the song will reach number two on the pop chart. A big factor in the success of the song is Texʹs slurred delivery of the line “Told you not to play with my affection,” which causes millions of teenage girls to mistake the last word for erection.

In 1971, On the cover of TV Guide: “The Partridge Family”. Other Articles: McCloud, Patricia Neal

In 1971, R.C., “An Old Fashioned Love Song” by Three Dog Night peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.

In 1971, R.C., “Behind Blue Eyes” by The Who peaked at #34 on the pop singles chart.

In 1972, COVER STORY OF TIME “Eating may not be good for you”

In 1972, “Homecoming” album by America was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1972, “Nights In White Satin” single by The Moody Blues was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1972, “One Man Dog” album by James Taylor was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1973, “Space Race” single by Billy Preston was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1974, The James Bond flick “The Man With The Golden Gun” was released: Worldwide Gross: $97.6 Million

In 1974, “All The Girls In The World Beware!!!” album by Grand Funk Railroad was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1974, “New and Improved” album by Spinners was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1974, “Pronounced Leh-nerd Skin-nerd” album by Lynyrd Skynyrd was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1974, “Relayer” album by Yes was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1974, “Roadwork” album by Edgar Winter was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1975, COVER OF ROLLING STONE BONNIE RAITT

In 1975, Rod Stewart officially solo. Announces heʹd leave the Faces permanently to concentrate on solo work.

In 1975, “Airport 1975” opened in movie theaters.

In 1975, “The Best Of Carly Simon” album by Carly Simon was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1976, R.C., “All Roads (Lead Back To You)” by Donny Most peaked at #97 on the pop singles chart.

In 1976, R.C., “Baby Boy” by Mary Kay Place as Loretta Haggers (MH-MH) peaked at #60 on the pop singles chart.

In 1976, R.C., “Sixteen Reasons” by LaVerne and Shirley peaked at #65 on the pop singles chart.

In 1976, The Eagles release “New Kid In Town.”

In 1976, The Steve Miller Bandʹs “Fly Like An Eagle” LP is released.

In 1976, The Walt Disney Productions live-action feature film, “The Shaggy D.A.” is released in theaters.

In 1976, “A Star is Born,” with Barbra Striesand, opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1976, “King Kong”, a remake, opens in movie theaters.

In 1976, “Wonder Woman”, TV Adventure; debut on ABC.

In 1977, “Father Knows Best: Home For Christmas” aired.

In 1978, BIG BRITISH HITS THIS WEEK “DO YOU THINK IʹM SEXY” (Rod Stewart); “ALWAYS AND FOREVER” (Heatwave); “YMCA” (Village People); “HANGING ON THE TELEPHONE” (Blondie)

In 1978, Johnny Paycheckʹs work pays off. He earns his first gold album from the RIAA, for “Take This Job And Shove It”

In 1978, On the Christmas episode of “M*A*S*H”, “Hereʹs to the Christmas we were supposed to be home by,” toasts Colonel Potter (Harry Morgan) to his bone-tired, war-weary medical troops in “Dear Sis,” a lovely little gem, written and directed by star Alan Alda, about keeping your sanity while half of those around you are losing theirs and the other half are losing their lives. Sweet Father Mulcahy (William Christopher), whose holiday letter home to his sister makes up this episodeʹs voice-over narration, is having a crisis: His faith in God couldnʹt be stronger, but he feels he plays no important part in the life-saving efforts at the 4077th. He hangs around, he laments, “on the edge of effectiveness.” Nobody comes to confession; his services go unattended. He gives last rites to the dying, “but if only there was something I could do for the living.” Yet by Christmas Eve, he learns that all the kind, little things he does for others are the very things that keep them going in a crazy world.

In 1978, Waylon Jennings was at #1 on the US country album chart with I've Always Been Crazy. Three singles from the album hit the country charts' top ten: the title reached #1 and "Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out of Hand" peaked at #5, as did "Girl I Can Tell (You're Trying to Work It Out)". "Don't You Think This Outlaw Bit's Done Got Out of Hand" was Jennings' personal statement on the state of the outlaw movement, written after having been detained by the Drug Enforcement Administration in 1977 for possession of cocaine and conspiracy to distribute. Jennings was never convicted of the crime due to critical faults in the legal process against him.

In 1978, “Take This Job and Shove It” album by Johnny Paycheck was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1978, “Y.M.C.A.” single by Village People was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1979, Fifteen ABC affiliates refused to air an edition of the networkʹs documentary series “Close-Up” dealing with homosexuality. The program is unable to find a single sponsor for the telecast.

In 1979, On The Edge of Night, two hunters shot at Deborah (Frances Fisher) in the woods thinking she was a deer.

In 1979, Stanley Barrett is the first man to break the sound barrier on land in California (739.666 MPH).

In 1980, On Another World, Rachel (Victoria Wyndham) gave birth to a 7 and 1/2 pound baby boy. She told Tracy and Russ she was going to name him Matthew after them and the Matthews family, and his last name would be Cory. Rachel was in prison at the time for murdering Mitch Blake and initially wanted Tracy and Russ to raise the baby, fathered by Mitch. She changed her mind after Mac told her he wanted to raise Matthew to keep the family together.

In 1981, Buck Owens has a fictitious speeding ticket rescinded by singing “Iʹve Got A Tiger By The Tail” in an episode of the CBS series “The Dukes Of Hazzard,” starring John Schneider and Tom Wopat

In 1981, Tonight, Rodʹs Yours! an estimated 35 million people around the world watch Rod Stewartʹs worldwide satellite televised concert at the Forum in Los Angeles. It was a performance televised in 23 countries and simulcast in stereo on FM stations in as many U.S. cities. The viewing audience alone numbers nearly 35 million. Guest singer Tina Turner was also featured. The show features guest appearances by Kim Carnes, who sings “Tonightʹs the Night” with Stewart and Tina Turner who duets on “Hot Legs,” “Stay with Me” and “Get Back.” The broadcast is the first of its kind since Elvis Presleyʹs “Aloha from Hawaii,” back in 1973. (Some cities aired the show a day later.)

In 1982, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of Too Close For Comfort”. Other Articles: Dana Hill, Home Computers

In 1982, R.C., Daryl Hall and John Oates reached the number one spot on the music charts for the fifth time with “Maneater”; the song stayed in the top spot for four weeks, making it Hall and Oatesʹ most popular hit.

In 1982, R.C., “Everybody Wants You” by Billy Squier peaked at #32 on the pop singles chart.

In 1982, Special guests on this week's syndicated US music television series The Glen Campbell Music Show included Jerry Reed who performed "East Bound and Down" and "She Got the Goldmine (I Got the Shaft)" and then with Glen Campbell played "Amos Moses", "A Thing Called Love" and "Mule Skinner Blues".

In 1983, Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones married longtime girlfriend and model Patti Hansen on his birthday in Capo San Lucas, Mexico. Mick Jagger was the best man.

In 1983, On Guiding Light, Phillip and Beth ran away to New York.

In 1983, Ron Jaworski, Philadelphia vs. Saint Louis, sacked eleven times!

In 1984, Actress Jamie Lee Curtis and Christopher Guest, of “Saturday Night Live”, were married in the Los Angeles home of comedian, Rob Reiner.

In 1984, Paul Shaffer performs his third impression of Cher singing “O Holy Night” on “Late Night With David Letterman.”

In 1984, “AfterMASH”, TV Comedy; last aired on CBS.

In 1984, “Wake Me Up Before You Go” single by Wham! was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1985, On Santa Barbara, Lionel (temporarily played by longtime Guiding Light star Don Stewart) apologized to Brick for his role in making Augusta think Brick was her enemy. Later, Lionel asked Dylan Hartley (Page Moseley) to give Brick a job, while Brick and Amy looked for Brick's birth records.

In 1985, Terry Gilliamʹs “Brazil” starring Jonathan Prince and Robert DeNiro opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1985, “Beverly Hills Cop” became the top, movie grosser of the year with $229.9 million in tickets sold. “Back to the Future” with Michael J. Fox was second, followed by “Rambo: First Blood, Part 2”, starring Sylvester Stallone, gunning its way into third place.

In 1985, “Live After Death” album by Iron Maiden was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1985, “Power Windows” album by Rush was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1987, Bert Parks hosts Atlantic Cityʹs “US Man of the Year Pageant.” Asked the differences between this and his former gig, the “Miss America Pageant,” Parks explains…“the bathing suits will be a little different.”

In 1987, On Days of our Lives, Eve (Charlotte Ross) told Kim (Patsy Pease) she planned on being close to her little brother, Andrew, and the new baby girl. Kim suggested they go to family counseling to work out their issues. Meanwhile, when Gabrielle (Karen Moncrieff) and Shane (Charles Shaughnessy) talked about Eve. Gabrielle accidentally mentioneds Shropshire, making Shane wonder how she knew about it.

In 1989, Ellen Dolan debuted as Margo on As The World Turns.

In 1989, “I Love Lucy” Christmas episode was shown on CBS for the first time in over 30 years, months after its last principal star, Lucille Ball, passed away.

In 1991, Actor Deforest Kelley, known for his role as Doctor McCoy on “Star Trek,” got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

In 1992, Game show creator Mark Goodson died of cancer in New York at the age of 77. Among his shows were “The Match Game,” “The Price is Right” and “To Tell the Truth.”

In 1992, The movie “Toys” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1992, “Chapin” opens in movie theaters.

In 1993, Julio Cesar Chavez retained his WBC super lightweight fighting title with a five-round victory over Britainʹs Andy Holligan; it was the 27th time Chavez fought for a title without a loss since 1984, breaking Joe Louisʹs record of 26.

In 1993, On the cover of TV Guide: “Batman, Spock, Lucy, Get Smart, etc.”. Other Articles: TV Guide 40th Anniversary Show, Julia Louis-Dreyfus

In 1993, Soap stars Jack Wagner and Kristina Malandro got married

In 1995, On Days of our Lives, John Blake (Drake Hogestyn) saw the Woman in White in his cell. Note: Stephanie Cameron debuted as Jennifer Horton Deveraux in this episode.

In 1995, The CBS Store opens at the northwest corner of Broadway and 53rd. Among the “Least Popular Items In The CBS Store” according to David Letterman: “Morley!” Unisex cologne, “Cybill and Bits” dog food, and “Doctor Quinn, Inflatable Woman.”

In 1996, Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani visits the LATE SHOW to add his own decoration to the top of the LATE SHOW Christmas tree — a big red apple.

In 1996, TV industry executives agreed to adopt a ratings system similar to the one used for movies. The ratings took effect on January 1 1997.

In 1997, Comedian Chris Farley was found dead in his Chicago apartment; he was 33.

In 1998, On General Hospital: Mac was injured during a shootout at the Outback.

In 1998, The animated movie “The Prince of Egypt” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1998, The movie “Youʹve Got Mail” starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1999, On the cover of TV Guide: “Ally McBeal” in caricature

In 2002, Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos left the soap All My Children as Hayley and Mateo, respectively, who moved away with his son Enzo. Ripa earlier became co-host with Regis Philbin on the syndicated then-titled "Live With Regis and Kelly" show.

In 2002, The movie “Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2003, Reba McEntire won a Golden Globe nomination for best actress in a musical or comedy series, for her work in the WB's Reba. Among her competition for the prize was: Will And Grace star Debra Messing and Sex In The City actress Sarah Jessica Parker.

In 2006, Animator Joe Barbera died in Los Angeles at age 95.

In 2006, On One Life to Live, Blair (Kassie DePaiva) begged "Todd" (Trevor St. John) to save her baby as she was being rushed into surgery.

In 2006, On The Young and the Restless, trapped in an elevator during an ice storm, Phyllis (Michelle Stafford) begged Jack (Peter Bergman) to save her baby (Summer) as her contractions started coming faster.

In 2007, On General Hospital, Maxie (Kirsten Storms) was devastated over Georgie's death, and Mac (John J. York) told Robin (Kimberly McCullough) about the murder.

In 2008, on All My Children, Myrtle Fargate passed away in her sleep. Eileen Herlie, who played Myrtle, died on October 8, over two months earlier.

In 2008, The movies “Did You Hear About the Morgans?”, “Avatar”, and “The Young Victoria” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2009, Cady McClain left As the World Turns as Rosanna. Ten Days before, CBS made the announcement that the soap had been cancelled but Turns aired through mid September 2010.

In 2012, on General Hospital, Obrecht rendered Robert Scorpio comatose. You think the writers could come up with a name easier to pronounce than Obrecht?

In 2014, “The Colbert Report” came to an end after nine years on Comedy Central (host Stephen Colbert went on to become the host of CBS' “Late Show.”)

In 2015, The movies “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”, “Sisters” and “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2016, Actress Zsa Zsa Gabor died at her Los Angeles home at age 99.

In 2017, “Ellenʹs Game of Games” began airing on NBC

In 2020, The movies “Monster Hunter,” “Greenland,” “The Intergalactic Adventures of Max Cloud” and “Breach” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2020, The National Hockey League and players reached a tentative deal to hold a 56-game season in 2021 beginning in mid-January.

In 2020, The U.S. added a second COVID-19 vaccine to its arsenal, as the Food and Drug Administration authorized an emergency rollout of the vaccine developed by Moderna Incorporated and the National Institutes of Health; a vaccine from Pfizer Incorporated and Germanyʹs BioNTech was already being dispensed.

In 2021, “Saturday Night Live” aired without a live audience, and with only limited cast and crew, due to a recent spike in the omicron variant.

In 2022, Argentina beat France 4-2 in a penalty shootout to claim a third World Cup, the first for star Lionel Messi.

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Movie Releases On This Date

In 1964, "Get Yourself a College Girl" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1967, "I'll Never Forget What's'isname" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1968, "Hell in the Pacific" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1969, "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1969, "Tell Them Willie Boy Is Here" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1972, "Images" was released by Columbia Pictures; Robert Altman (director/screenplay); Susannah York (screenplay); Susannah York, René Auberjonois, Marcel Bozzuffi, Hugh Millais, Cathryn Harrison, Barbara Baxley, John Morley

In 1972, "The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean" was released by National General Pictures / First Artists; John Huston (director); John Milius (screenplay); Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bisset, Tab Hunter, John Huston, Stacy Keach, Roddy McDowall, Anthony Perkins, Anthony Zerbe, Ava Gardner, Victoria Principal, Ned Beatty, Matt Clark, Billy Pearson, Bill McKinney, Steve Kanaly, Michael Sarrazin, David Sharpe, Jack Colvin, Dick Farnsworth, Roy Jenson, Fred Krone, Dean Smith, Howard Morton, Don Starr, Stan Barrett, Jeannie Epper, Bruno, Jim Burk, Mark Headley

In 1973, "Amarcord" was released by New World Pictures; Federico Fellini (director/screenplay); Tonino Guerra (screenplay); Bruno Zanin, Magali Noël, Pupella Maggio, Armando Brancia, Ciccio Ingrassia, Alvaro Vitali, Maria Antonietta Beluzzi, Giuseppe Ianigro, Nando Orfei, Stefano Proietti, Donatella Gambini, Gianfranco Marrocco, Ferdinando De Felice, Bruno Lenzi, Bruno Scagnetti, Francesco Vona, Josiane Tanzilli

In 1973, "Cinderella Liberty" was released by 20th Century Fox; Mark Rydell (director); Darryl Ponicsan (screenplay); James Caan, Marsha Mason, Kirk Calloway, Eli Wallach, Burt Young, Dabney Coleman, Bruno Kirby, Allyn Ann McLerie, Allan Arbus, Fred Sadoff, Jon Korkes, Don Calfa, Sally Kirkland, Mark Rydell, David Proval, Christopher Rydell, Jon Locke

In 1974, "The Front Page" was released by Universal Pictures; Billy Wilder (director/screenplay); I.A.L. Diamond (screenplay); Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Vincent Gardenia, Susan Sarandon, Allen Garfield, David Wayne, Charles Durning, Austin Pendleton

In 1975, "Barry Lyndon" was released by Warner Bros. / Hawk Films / Peregrine Productions; Stanley Kubrick (director/screenplay); Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger, Gay Hamilton, Godfrey Quigley, Steven Berkoff, Marie Kean, Murray Melvin, Frank Middlemass, Leon Vitali, Leonard Rossiter, André Morell, Anthony Sharp

In 1975, "The Man Who Would Be King" was released by Allied Artists Pictures Corporation; John Huston (director/screenplay); Gladys Hill (screenplay); Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer, Saeed Jaffrey, Shakira Caine, Doghmi Larbi, Jack May, Albert Moses, Karroom Ben Bouih, Mohammad Shamsi, Paul Antrim, Graham Acres, PJ Retiree, The Blue Dancers of Goulamine

In 1977, "The World's Greatest Lover" was released by 20th Century Fox; Gene Wilder (director/screenplay); Gene Wilder, Carol Kane, Dom DeLuise, Fritz Feld, Ronny Graham, Danny DeVito, Rolfe Sedan; Comedy; Live Action

In 1981, "Absence of Malice" was released by Columbia Pictures / Mirage Enterprises; Sydney Pollack (director); Kurt Luedtke (screenplay); Paul Newman, Sally Field, Bob Balaban, Melinda Dillon, Luther Adler, Barry Primus, Josef Sommer, Wilford Brimley, Don Hood; Drama, Neo-Noir, Thriller; Live Action

In 1981, "Cinderella (re-release)" was released by Walt Disney Productions / RKO Radio Pictures; Clyde Geronimi, Hamilton Luske, Wilfred Jackson (directors); Ken Anderson, Perce Pearce, Winston Hibler, Bill Peet, Ted Sears, Maurice Rapf, Homer Brightman, Erdman Penner, Harry Reeves, Joe Rinaldi (screenplay); Ilene Woods, Eleanor Audley, Verna Felton, Rhoda Williams, Lucille Bliss, William Phipps, Jimmy MacDonald, Luis van Rooten, Don Barclay, June Foray, Mike Douglas, Betty Lou Gerson; Animation, Musical, Fantasy; Animation

In 1981, "Ghost Story" was released by Universal Pictures; John Irvin (director); Lawrence D. Cohen (screenplay); Fred Astaire, Melvyn Douglas, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., John Houseman, Craig Wasson, Patricia Neal, Alice Krige, Jacqueline Brookes, Miguel Fernandes, Lance Holcomb, Brad Sullivan, Michael O'Neill, Guy Boyd, Robin Curtis, James Greene, Tim Choate, Mark Chamberlin, Ken Olin, Kurt Johnson; Horror; Live Action

In 1981, "Neighbors" was released by Columbia Pictures; John G. Avildsen (director); Larry Gelbart (screenplay); John Belushi, Dan Aykroyd, Cathy Moriarty, Kathryn Walker, Tim Kazurinsky, Tino Insana, Henry Judd Baker, Lauren-Marie Taylor, Bernie Friedman, Igors Gavon, Dru-Ann Chuckran, P.L. Brown, Sherman G. Lloyd, Bert Kittel, J.B. Friend; Black Comedy; Live Action

In 1981, "Sharky's Machine" was released by Orion Pictures / Deliverance Productions; Burt Reynolds (director); Gerald Di Pego (screenplay); Burt Reynolds, Vittorio Gassman, Brian Keith, Charles Durning, Earl Holliman, Bernie Casey, Henry Silva, Darryl Hickman, Richard Libertini, Rachel Ward, John Fiedler, Hari Rhodes, Joseph Mascolo, Carol Locatell, Tony King, Suzee Pai, Val Avery, Dar Robinson, James O'Connell, Aarika Wells; Neo-Noir, Action, Thriller; Live Action

In 1985, "Brazil" was released by 20th Century Fox (International) / Universal Pictures (United States); Terry Gilliam (director/screenplay); Tom Stoppard, Charles McKeown (screenplay); Jonathan Pryce, Robert De Niro, Katherine Helmond, Ian Holm, Bob Hoskins, Michael Palin, Ian Richardson, Peter Vaughan, Kim Greist, Jim Broadbent, Brian Miller, Sheila Reid, Simon Nash, Barbara Hicks, Kathryn Pogson, Bryan Pringle, Derrick O'Connor, Elizabeth Spender, Derek Deadman, Nigel Planer, Charles McKeown, Ray Cooper, Gorden Kaye, John Pierce Jones, Ann Way, Myrtle Devenish, Simon Jones, Bill Wallis, Don Henderson, Howard Lew Lewis, Oscar Quitak, Harold Innocent, John Grillo, Patrick Connor, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Jack Purvis, Andre Gregory, Terry Gilliam, Sue Hodge; Sci-Fi; Live Action

In 1985, "The Color Purple" was released by Warner Bros.; Steven Spielberg (director); Menno Meyjes (screenplay); Whoopi Goldberg, Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey, Margaret Avery, Akosua Busia, Adolph Caesar, Willard Pugh, Rae Dawn Chong, Larry Fishburne, Carl Anderson, Grand L. Bush, Dana Ivey, Bennet Guillory, James Tillis, Leonard Jackson, Desreta Jackson, Táta Vega, Gayle King; Coming-of-Age, Period, Drama; Live Action

In 1985, "Out of Africa" was released by Universal Pictures; Sydney Pollack (director); Kurt Luedtke (screenplay); Robert Redford, Meryl Streep, Klaus Maria Brandauer, Michael Kitchen, Shane Rimmer, Michael Gough, Suzanna Hamilton, Rachel Kempson, Graham Crowden, Leslie Phillips, Annabel Maule, Donal McCann, Benny Young, Iman, Jon Seda, Malick Bowens, Joseph Thiaka, Stephen Kinyanjui; Epic, Romance, Drama; Live Action

In 1987, "*batteries not included" was released by Universal Pictures / Amblin Entertainment; Matthew Robbins (director/screenplay); Brad Bird, Brent Maddock, S. S. Wilson (screenplay); Hume Cronyn, Jessica Tandy, Frank McRae, Elizabeth Peña, Dennis Boutsikaris, Michael Carmine, John Pankow, Michael Greene, Tom Aldredge, Wendy Schaal; Sci-Fi; Live Action

In 1987, "The Dead" was released by Vestron Pictures; John Huston (director); Tony Huston (screenplay); Anjelica Huston, Donal McCann, Helena Carroll, Cathleen Delany, Dan O'Herlihy, Marie Kean, Donal Donnelly, Sean McClory, Frank Patterson, Colm Meaney, Kate O'Toole, Bairbre Dowling, Redmond Gleeson, Rachael Dowling, Ingrid Craigie, Lyda Anderson, Maria McDermottroe, Cormac O'Herlihy, Maria Hayden; Drama; Live Action

In 1987, "Eddie Murphy Raw" was released by Paramount Pictures; Robert Townsend (director); Eddie Murphy (screenplay); Eddie Murphy, Tatyana Ali, Deon Richmond, Billie Allen, Tiger Haynes, Leonard Jackson, Samuel L. Jackson, Basil Wallace, Damien Wayans, Ellis E. Williams, Carol Woods, Kim Wayans, Edye Byrde, Clebert Ford, Birdie M. Hale, Davenia McFadden, Gwen McGee, James Brown III, Michelle Davison, J. D. Hall, Barbara Iley, John Lafayette, Lex Monson, Warren Morris; Comedy; Live Action

In 1987, "Ironweed" was released by TriStar Pictures / Taft Entertainment; Hector Babenco (director); William Kennedy (screenplay); Jack Nicholson, Meryl Streep, Carroll Baker, Michael O'Keefe, Fred Gwynne, Diane Venora, Margaret Whitton, Tom Waits, Nathan Lane, James Gammon, Laura Esterman, Joe Grifasi, Hy Anzell, Ted Levine, Black-Eyed Susan, Lola Pashalinski, Frank Whaley, Louis St. Louis, Matt McGrath, Boris McGiver; Drama; Live Action

In 1987, "Leonard Part 6" was released by Columbia Pictures; Paul Weiland (director); Jonathan Reynolds (screenplay); Bill Cosby, Tom Courtenay, Joe Don Baker, Moses Gunn, Gloria Foster, Victoria Rowell, John Hostetter, Pat Colbert; Spy, Comedy; Live Action

In 1987, "Moonstruck" was released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; Norman Jewison (director); John Patrick Shanley (screenplay); Cher, Nicolas Cage, Vincent Gardenia, Olympia Dukakis, Danny Aiello, Julie Bovasso, Louis Guss, John Mahoney, Feodor Chaliapin Jr., Anita Gillette, Leonardo Cimino, Paula Trueman, Joe Grifasi, Robin Bartlett, Helen Hanft, Amy Aquino, Tony Azito, Lisa Howard, Cynthia Dale, Tommy Hollis, Catherine Scorsese, Charles Scorsese; Romance, Comedy; Live Action

In 1987, "Overboard" was released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; Garry Marshall (director); Leslie Dixon (screenplay); Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Edward Herrmann, Katherine Helmond, Roddy McDowall, Michael G. Hagerty, Jared Rushton, Hector Elizondo, Sven-Ole Thorsen, Garry Marshall, Ray Combs, Frank Buxton, Wright Brothers Band, Brian Price, Jamie Wild, Jeffrey Wiseman, Henry Alan Miller, Doris Hess; Romance, Comedy; Live Action

In 1987, "September" was released by Orion Pictures; Woody Allen (director/screenplay); Denholm Elliott, Mia Farrow, Elaine Stritch, Jack Warden, Sam Waterston, Dianne Wiest, Rosemary Murphy, Ira Wheeler, Jane Cecil; Drama; Live Action

In 1988, "A Very Brady Christmas" was released by CBS / Paramount Television / The Sherwood Schwartz Company; Peter Baldwin (director); Sherwood Schwartz, Lloyd J. Schwartz (screenplay); Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, Ann B. Davis, Barry Williams, Maureen McCormick, Christopher Knight, Eve Plumb, Mike Lookinland, Jennifer Runyon, Lewis Arquette, Jerry Houser, Caryn Richman, Carol Huston, Zachary Bostrom, Ron Kuhlman, G.W. Lee, Jaclyn Bernstein; Comedy, Drama; Live Action

In 1992, "Leap of Faith" was released by Paramount Pictures; Richard Pearce (director); Janus Cercone (screenplay); Steve Martin, Debra Winger, Lolita Davidovich, Liam Neeson, Lukas Haas, Albertina Walker, Meat Loaf, Philip Seymour Hoffman, M.C. Gainey, La Chanze, Delores Hall, Phyllis Somerville, Troy Evans, Edwin Hawkins, Ricky Dillard, Mary Jackson, Blue Deckert; Comedy, Drama; Live Action

In 1992, "Toys" was released by 20th Century Fox; Barry Levinson (director/screenplay); Valerie Curtin (screenplay); Robin Williams, Michael Gambon, Joan Cusack, Robin Wright, LL Cool J, Donald O'Connor, Jamie Foxx, Jack Warden, Arthur Malet, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Blake Clark, Yeardley Smith, Wendy Melvoin, Debi Mazar; Fantasy; Live Action

In 1996, "Marvin's Room" was released by Miramax Films; Jerry Zaks (director); Scott McPherson (screenplay); Meryl Streep, Leonardo DiCaprio, Diane Keaton, Robert De Niro, Hume Cronyn, Gwen Verdon, Hal Scardino, Dan Hedaya, Margo Martindale, Cynthia Nixon, Kelly Ripa, Bitty Schram, Helen Stenborg, Olga Merediz; Drama; Live Action

In 1996, "In Love and War" was released by New Line Cinema; Richard Attenborough (director/producer); Allan Scott (screenplay); Clancy Sigal (writer); Chris O'Donnell, Sandra Bullock, Mackenzie Astin, Emilio Bonucci, Alan Bennett, Ingrid Lacey, Vincenzo Nicoli; Romance Drama film; Live Action

In 1998, "The General" was released by Sony Pictures Classics; John Boorman (director/screenplay); Brendan Gleeson, Jon Voight, Adrian Dunbar, Seán McGinley, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Angeline Ball, Eanna MacLiam, Tom Murphy, Paul Hickey, Tommy O'Neill, John O'Toole, Ciaran Fitzgerald, Ned Dennehy, Vinny Murphy, Roxanna Williams; Crime; Live Action

In 1998, "Playing by Heart" was released by Miramax Films / Hyperion Pictures; Willard Carroll (director/screenplay); Gillian Anderson, Ellen Burstyn, Sean Connery, Anthony Edwards, Angelina Jolie, Jay Mohr, Ryan Phillippe, Dennis Quaid, Gena Rowlands, Jon Stewart, Madeleine Stowe; Comedy, Drama; Live Action

In 1998, "The Prince of Egypt" was released by DreamWorks; Simon Wells, Brenda Chapman, Steve Hickner (directors); Philip LaZebnik, Nicholas Meyer (screenplay); Val Kilmer, Ralph Fiennes, Michelle Pfeiffer, Sandra Bullock, Jeff Goldblum, Patrick Stewart, Helen Mirren, Danny Glover, Steve Martin, Martin Short, Ofra Haza, Anne Lockhart, Amick Byram, Sally Dworsky, Eden Riegel, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Brenda Chapman, Bobby Motown, Linda Dee Shayne; Musical, Drama, Family; Animation

In 1998, "You've Got Mail" was released by Warner Bros. Pictures; Nora Ephron (director/screenplay); Delia Ephron (screenplay); Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Parker Posey, Jean Stapleton, Dave Chappelle, Steve Zahn, Greg Kinnear, Heather Burns, Dabney Coleman, John Randolph, Deborah Rush, Hallee Hirsh, Jeffrey Scaperrotta, Cara Seymour, Katie Finneran, Michael Badalucco, Veanne Cox, Bruce Jay Friedman, Sara Ramirez, Reiko Aylesworth, Katie Sagona, Chris Messina, André Sogliuzzo, Jane Adams, Alfonso Gomez-Rejon; Romance, Comedy, Drama; Live Action

In 2001, "The Shipping News" was released by Miramax Films; Lasse Hallström (director); Robert Nelson Jacobs (screenplay); Kevin Spacey, Julianne Moore, Judi Dench, Cate Blanchett, Pete Postlethwaite, Scott Glenn, Rhys Ifans, Gordon Pinsent, Jason Behr, Larry Pine, Jeanetta Arnette, Katherine Moennig, Marc Lawrence, John Dunsworth; Drama; Live Action

In 2002, "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" was released by New Line Cinema; Peter Jackson (director/screenplay); Fran Walsh, Philippa Boyens, Stephen Sinclair (screenplay); Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Bernard Hill, Christopher Lee, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Miranda Otto, David Wenham, Brad Dourif, Karl Urban, Andy Serkis, Craig Parker, John Leigh, Bruce Hopkins, John Bach; Fantasy; Live Action

In 2009, "Avatar" was released by 20th Century Fox / Lightstorm Entertainment; James Cameron (director/screenplay); Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Giovanni Ribisi, Michelle Rodriguez, Stephen Lang, CCH Pounder, Joel David Moore, Dileep Rao, Wes Studi, Laz Alonso, Matt Gerald, Peter Mensah, Debra Wilson Skelton, James Gaylyn; W

In 2009, "Did You Hear About the Morgans?" was released by Columbia Pictures / Relativity Media / Castle Rock Entertainment; Marc Lawrence (director/screenplay); Hugh Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sam Elliott, Mary Steenburgen, Elisabeth Moss, Michael Kelly, Wilford Brimley, Seth Gilliam, Kim Shaw, David Call, Kevin Brown, Steven Boyer, Bart the Bear 2; W

In 2009, "Fall Down Dead" was released by Image Entertainment / New Films International; Jon Keeyes (director); Dominique Swain, Mehmet Günsür, Udo Kier, David Carradine; L

In 2009, "The New Daughter" was released by Anchor Bay Entertainment; Luis Berdejo (director); John Travis (screenplay); Kevin Costner, Ivana Baquero, Samantha Mathis; L

In 2009, "Nine" was released by The Weinstein Company / Relativity Media; Rob Marshall (director); Michael Tolkin, Anthony Minghella (screenplay); Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Judi Dench, Fergie, Kate Hudson, Nicole Kidman, Sophia Loren, Ricky Tognazzi, Giuseppe Cederna, Elio Germano, Valerio Mastandrea, Martina Stella, Roberto Citran, Andy Pessoa, John Terry, Vincent Riotta, Max Procaccini; ‡

In 2009, "The Young Victoria" was released by Apparition; Jean-Marc Vallée (director); Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Miranda Richardson, Jim Broadbent, Paul Bettany, Mark Strong, Thomas Kretschmann, Julian Glover, Michael Maloney, Rachael Stirling; L

In 2013, "Her" was released by Warner Bros. Pictures / Annapurna Pictures; Spike Jonze (director/screenplay); Rooney Mara, Amy Adams, Samantha Morton, Joaquin Phoenix, Olivia Wilde, Chris Pratt

In 2015, "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip" was released by 20th Century Fox / Regency Enterprises; Walt Becker (director); Randi Mayem Singer, Adam Sztykiel (screenplays); Jason Lee, Tony Hale, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Josh Green, Bella Thorne, Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Kaley Cuoco, Anna Faris, Christina Applegate

In 2015, "Sisters" was released by Universal Pictures; Jason Moore (director); Paula Pell (screenplay); Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, John Cena, Maya Rudolph

In 2015, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" was released by Walt Disney Studios / Motion Pictures; J. J. Abrams (director/screenplay); Lawrence Kasdan, Michael Arndt (screenplay); Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong'o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Max von Sydow

In 2015, "Extraction" was released by Lionsgate Premiere; Steven C. Miller (director); Max Adams, Umair Aleem (screenplay); Kellan Lutz, Bruce Willis, Gina Carano, D. B. Sweeney, Dan Bilzerian, Steve Coulter

In 2020, "Monster Hunter" was released by Screen Gems / Constantin Film / Tencent Pictures / Toho / AB2 Digital Pictures; Paul W. S. Anderson (director/screenplay); Milla Jovovich, Tony Jaa, Tip "T.I." Harris, Meagan Good, Diego Boneta, Josh Helman, Jin Au-Yeung, Ron Perlman

In 2020, "Greenland" was released by STX Films / Thunder Road Films; Ric Roman Waugh (director); Chris Sparling (screenplay); Gerard Butler, Morena Baccarin, David Denman, Hope Davis, Roger Dale Floyd, Andrew Bachelor, Merrin Dungey, Holt McCallany, Scott Glenn

In 2020, "Fatale" was released by Lionsgate; Deon Taylor (director); David Loughery (screenplay); Hilary Swank, Michael Ealy, Mike Colter, Geoffrey Owens, Denise Dowse

In 2020, "Skylines" was released by Vertical Entertainment / XYZ Films / Ingenious Media; Liam O'Donnell (director/screenplay); Lindsey Morgan, Jonathan Howard, Daniel Bernhardt, Rhona Mitra, James Cosmo, Alexander Siddig

In 2020, "Hunter Hunter" was released by IFC Midnight; Shawn Linden (director/screenplay); Devon Sawa, Camille Sullivan, Nick Stahl, Summer H. Howell

In 2020, "Breach" was released by Saban Films; John Suits (director); Edward John Drake, Corey William Large (screenplay); Cody Kearsley, Bruce Willis, Thomas Jane

The Holiday Almanacs December 18, 2024

What's Today?

Today is Wed Dec the 18 in the year 2024 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Mon
This is day 353 of the year
Serialnumber = 45632
Julian date = 2460651 O.S.= 12 - 5 - 2024

Calendar

Holidays

Feast Of Our Lady Of Solitude.
[USA] Tell Someone They're Doing A Good Job Week (Day 4)
[Mexico] Los Posadas Days/Lodgings (Thru Dec 24)
[New Jersey] Ratification Day (1787)
[Niger] Republic Day (1958)
[Phillipines] Christmas Observance, Holiday, world's longest Xmas season thru Jan 6
[USA] Crazy From Xmas Shopping Day (prop, 1 week warning!)
[USA] Halcyon Days (Day 5) (7 days, 1st of two zones)
[USA] Holidays Are Pickle Days (thru 12-31)
[USA] Mother Goose Day
[USA] Pantotime Day
[World] Language Week (Day 4)
[World] Saturnalia. thru Dec 23; popular among Romans

Reminders

Astrological sign: Sagittarius: The Archer (thru 11-22 thru 12-21); Ruling Planet: Jupiter. Element: Fire. Traits: Bountiful, frank, versatile, philosophical. Body part associated with this sign: The thighs. Occupations: Travel, politics, meteorology, philosophy, religion.
Astrological sign: Capricorn: The Goat (12-22 thru 1-20) Ruling Planet: Saturn; Element: Earth; Traits: Ambitious, disciplined, persevering, pessimistic; Body part associated with this sign: The knees. Occupations: Positions of trust, banking, mountain climbing, coaching, engineering.
Flowers: narcissus, poinsettia and holly
Gems: turquoise and zircon
Full Moon: the Cold Moon and the Oak Moon, the Long Night's Moon
Art and Architecture Books Month
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Hi Neighbor Month
Bingo's Birthday Month
Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Month
International Calendar Awareness Month
Made In America Month
National Indigestion Season-Jewish Book Month
Project Red Ribbon (Nov 1-Jan 1)
Read A New Book Month
Safe Toys and Gifts Month
Stress-Free Family Holidays Month
Universal Human Rights Month
Saturnalia, celebrated with gifts, lights, closing of business
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