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The Big Datebook for December 19

Last Updated 11-26-2021

Lee Myung-Bak -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1941
Head of State, South Korean
Misc: former South Korean President

🎭Elaine Joyce -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1943
Actress, Game Show Hostess, Panelist
Names/Places: Bobby Van's widow, Neil Simon's wife
TV Shows: Don Knotts Show, City of Angels, Mr. Merlin

William C. De Vries -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1943
Surgeon
Misc: inventor (Symbion artifical heart)

✍🎭🎵Tim Reid -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1944
Poet, TV Actor, TV Producer, Radio Disc Jock
Names/Places: b. in Harvey, IL; Daphne Maxwell's husband
TV Shows: Richard Pryor Show, WKRP in Cincinnatti (as Gordon Sims aka DJ Venus Flytrap), Simon & Simon (as Det. Marcel Downtown Brown), Teachers Only, Frank's Place (as Frank Parrish), Snoops, Sister Sister (as Ray), That 70's Show (occasional)

⚛⚖Richard E. Leakey -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1944
Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Politician, Kenyan
Names/Places: Louis & Mary's son

🎵John McEuen -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1945
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Multi-instrumentalist, Violinist
Names/Places: b. in Long Beach, CA
Group Names: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

🎭Rita Taggert -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1947
Actress, Cinematographer
TV Shows: Coach (as Ruth Ann)
Movie Titles: Mulholland Drive, Limbo, The Horror Show, Coming Home

🎵Janie Fricke -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1947
Country Singer, Country Musician
Misc: some say b. Dec 18 1950, or b. 1952
Song Titles: Always Have Always Will

✍🎵Chris Jagger -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1947
Writer, Alto-sax, English
Names/Places: Mick's brother

🏆🏁🏊Claudia Kolb -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1949 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: aka Claudia Thomas
Misc: 200m breast stroke swimmer (Olympic-silver-1964)

🎵🎷Lenny White -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1949
Jazz Drummer, Funk Musician

🎵Walter Murphy -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1952
Music Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Pianist
Misc: Classical & Jazz piano; Discoized a 5th of Beethoven

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🎵Jeff Davis -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1952
Country Musician
Group Names: Amazing Rhythm Aces

🎭Francesca P. Roberts -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1953
Actress
TV Shows: Baby Talk (as Anita)
Movie Titles: Legally Blonde, Super Mario Bros., In Good Company, Hard to Kill

🎭Larry Cahn -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1955
Actor
Movie Titles: Freedom Writers, Lost Angeles

🎭Alice Barrett -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1956
Actress
Names/Places: LN:-Mitchell
Movie Titles: 13, Choke, Twelve

🏆Liz Glazowski -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1957
Model, Playmate, Jamaican, Polish
Misc: April 1980

🏆🏀Kevin Edward McHale -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1957
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, NBA Forward
Misc: 3x NBA Champion (1981, 1984, 1986); 7x NBA All-Star (1984, 1986-1991); 2x NBA Sixth Man of the Year (1984-1985); All-NBA First Team (1987); All-NBA Second Team (1978 ); 3x NBA All-Defensive First Team (1986-1988); 3x NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1983, 1990-1991); NBA All-Rookie Team (1981); 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996); Celtics #32 retired, University of Minnesota #44 retired
Sports Teams: Minnesota College (1976-1980), Boston Celtics (1980-1993), Minnesota Timberwolves (coach 2005, 2008-2009), Houston Rockets (coach 2011-present as of 2015)

🎵🎸Doug Johnson -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1957
Rock & Roll Keyboardist, Canadian
Group Names: Loverboy

🎵Christopher "Limahl" Hamill -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1958 N.S.
Songwriter, Hip-Pop Singer, English
Group Names: Kajagoogoo

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🎭Mike Lookinland -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1960
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: The Brady Bunch (as Bobby Brady), The Brady Bunch Variety Hour, The Bradys, The Brady Kids
Movie Titles: The Towering Inferno, The Point (TV movie), A Very Brady Christmas (TV movie)

🎭Scott Cohen -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1961 N.S.
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Gilmore Girls
Movie Titles: Gia, The Mambo Kings

🎭Matthew Waterhouse -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1961
Actor, English
TV Shows: Doctor Who (as Adric)

Bettina Huebers -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1962
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: illegitimate daughter of Paul McCartney.

🎭Jill Talley -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1962
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Names/Places: Tom Kenny's wife
TV Shows: American Dad, Mr. Show, SpongeBob SquarePants, The Boondocks
Movie Titles: The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, Little Miss Sunshine, The Animatrix

🎭Til Schweiger -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1963
Actor, Producer/Director, German
Movie Titles: Inglorious Basterds, Rabbit Without Ears, This Means War, Knockin' on Heaven's Door, Driven

🎭Will Kempe -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1963
Actor, Bermudan

🎭💻Jennifer Beals -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1963
Movie Actress, Internet Video Actress
Names/Places: b. in Chicago
TV Shows: The L Word, WIGS (a YouTube channel), Taken (as Christina Hart)
Movie Titles: Flashdance

🎭Holly Wortell -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1964
Actress
TV Shows: Bonnie Hunt Show (as Holly Jankofsky), Life with Bonnie
Movie Titles: Beethoven, Beethoven's 2nd

🏆🏈Randall McDaniel -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1964 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NFL Guard
Misc: in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Minnesota Vikings (1988-1999), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2000-2001)

🏆🏀Arvydas Sabonis -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1964
Hall of Famer, NBA Player, Lithuanian
Misc: 6x Euroscar Award (1984, 1985, 1988, 1995, 1997, 1999); 2x Mr. Europa (1985, 1997); EuroBasket 1985 MVP; 2x Liga ACB MVP (1994, 1995); 2x ACB Finals MVP (1993, 1994); Euroleague Final Four MVP (1995); NBA All-Rookie First Team (1996); Euroleague MVP (regular season and Top 16 phases, 2004); 3x Olympic Medalist (gold, USSR, 1988; bronze, Lithuania, 1992 and 1996); FIBA's 50 Greatest Players in 1991; 50 Greatest Euroleague Contributors (2008); FIBA Hall of Fame (2010)
Sports Teams: Portland Trail Blazers (1995-2001, 2002-2003)

🏆🏀Winston Garland -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1964
NBA Guard

🏆⚾Mike Fetters -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1964
MLB Pitcher

🎭Jessica Steen -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1965
TV/Movie Actress, Producer, Canadian
TV Shows: Heartland (as Lisa Stillman), Homefront (as Linda Metcalfe), Earth 2
Movie Titles: Armageddon, Chaos

🎭Robert MacNaughton -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1966
TV/Movie Actor
Movie Titles: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

🏆🏁🎿Alberto "La Bomba" Tomba -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1966
Skier, Olympic Athlete, Italian
Misc: alpine skier; all-time alpine medalist with 5 (3 gold, 2 silver); became 1st alpine skier to win gold medals in 2 consecutive Olympics when he won the slalom and giant slalom in 1988 then repeated in the GS in '92; also won silvers in slalom in 1992 and '94.

🏆🏒Eric Weinrich -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1966
NHL Defensive, American

🎭Criss Angel -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1967 N.S.
Magician/Illusionist
Names/Places: RN: Christopher Nicholas Sarantakos

🏆⚾Doug Johns -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1967
MLB Pitcher

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🎵🎸Klaus Eichstadt -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1967
Heavy Metal Guitarst
Group Names: Ugly Kid Joe

🎭Derek Webster -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1968
Actor
Movie Titles: Stargate, Independence Day, Godzilla, Shortcuts

🎭Elvis Nolasco -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1968
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: American Crime
Movie Titles: Oldboy, Clockers, Futurestates

🎭Ken Marino -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1968
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Axe Cop, Marry Me, Childrens Hospital (as Dr. Glenn Richie), Agent Carter
Movie Titles: Role Models, We're the Millers, Wanderlust, Gattaca

🎵🎸Kevin Shepard -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1968
Rock & Roll Performer
Group Names: Tonic

🎭Kristy Swanson -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1969
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Knots Landing (as Jody Campbell), Early Edition (as Erica Paget)
Movie Titles: Dude Where's My Car?, Big Daddy, Flowers in the Attic, Pretty in Pink, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

🏆🏈Santana Dotson -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1969
NFL Defensive End

🏆🏀Tom Gugliotta -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1969
NBA Forward

📰Richard Hammond -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1969 N.S.
Journalist, English

🎭🏆Tyson Beckford -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1970 N.S.
Actor, Model

🏆🏒Robert Lang -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1970
NHL Player, Czechoslovakian

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🎭🏆Amy Locane -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1971
Actress, Model
TV Shows: Melrose Place (as Sandy Louise Harling 1992)
Movie Titles: Secretary, Cry-Baby, Airheads, Blue Sky

🎭Rosa Blasi -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1972
Actress
TV Shows: Strong Medicine (as Dr. Luisa "Lu" Delgado), Teh Thundermans (as Barb Thunderman)
Movie Titles: The Grudge, Noreiga: God's Favorite

📰🎭🎮🎵Alyssa Milano -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1972 N.S.
Columnist, Political Activist, TV/Movie Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Video Game Voice Actress, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; MN:Jayne
Misc: was a big singer in Japan in the late 1980s decade
Song Titles: Voices That Care
Album Titles: Look in My Heart, Alyssa, Locked Inside a Dream, Do You See Me?
TV Shows: Who's the Boss (as Samantha Micelli), Melrose Place (as Jenny Mancini), Charmed (as Phoebe Halliwell), Romantically Challenged, Mistresses, My Name is Earl (as Billie Cunningham)
Movie Titles: Fear, Dickie Roberts (former child star)
Video Games: Ghostbusters: The Video Game

🏆🏈Warren Sapp -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1972
Hall of Famer, NFL Player, Football Defensive Tackle
Misc: 7x Pro Bowl
Sports Teams: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1995-2003), Oakland Raiders (2004-2007)

🏆🏀Kebu Stewart -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1973
NBA Player

🏆🏈Jake Plummer -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1974
NFL Quarterback

🏆🏀Felipe (Basketball) López -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1974 N.S.
NBA Player, Dominican Republican

🏆Irina Voronina -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1977
Model, Playmate, Russian
Misc: January 2001

🎭Tara Summers -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1979 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Mercy Street, Boston Legal

🎭Jake Gyllenhaal -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1980
Actor, Producer, Cameraperson
Movie Titles: Donnie Darko, Nightcrawler, Source Code, Moonlight Mile, October Sky, The Good Girl, Proof, Jarhead, Brokeback Mountain, Zodiac

🎭🎵Marla Sokoloff -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1980
Actress, Musician
TV Shows: The Practice (as Lucy Hatcher), Desperate Housewives
Movie Titles: Sugar and Spice, Dude Where's My Car?

🏆Monica Leigh -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1981
Model, Playmate
Misc: March 2006

🏆🏀Mo Williams -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1982 N.S.
NBA Guard

🎵Lady Sovereign -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1985
Rap Music Performer

🎭Annie Murphy -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1986 N.S.
Actress

Satchel O'Sullivan Allen -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1987
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Woody Allen & Mia Farrow's son; aka:Satchel Farrow, also Seamus or Harmon?

🏆Keith Carlos -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1987 N.S.
Model
TV Shows: America's Next Top Model (winner)

📰Ronan Farrow -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1987 N.S.
Journalist

🏆Paulina Gretzky -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1988 N.S.
Socialite, Model
Names/Places: Janet Jones and Wayne's daughter

🎭Spoken Reasons -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1988 N.S.
Comedian
Album Titles: The Game Changer

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🎭🎵Casey Burgess -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1988 N.S.
Actress, Singer, Australian
Names/Places: Ray's daughter
TV Shows: Home and Away, Hi-5
Movie Titles: Checkpoint, Girl TV, Imagine That, My Husband the Killer

🎭🎵Keiynan Lonsdale -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1991 N.S.
Actor, Dancer, Singer, Australian
TV Shows: Dance Academy, The Flash (as Wally West / Kid Flash)
Movie Titles: Insurgent, The Finest Hours

🎭Nik Dodani -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1993 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Murphy Brown

Lydia Paxton -- is 24 in the year 2021 and 25 in the year 2022; b.12/19/1997
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Louise and Bill's daughter

Finn William Leeves Coben -- is 18 in the year 2021 and 19 in the year 2022; b.12/19/2003
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Jane Leeves and Marshall's son

Hudson Allen Brannon -- is 14 in the year 2021 and 15 in the year 2022; b.12/19/2007
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Carly and Chad's son

Delta Shepart -- is 7 in the year 2021 and 8 in the year 2022; b.12/19/2014
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Kristen Bell and Dax's daughter

👑King Philip V Of Spain -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1683 N.S. d.7/9/1746 N.S. (62)
King, French, Spanish
Misc: King of Spain (1700-24, 24-46)

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John Winthrop -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1714 d.5/3/1779 (64)
Astronomer, Physicist, Educator
Misc: first American astronomer

Sir William Edward Parry -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1790 d.7/8/1855 (64)
Explorer, Navigator, English
Misc: explored the Arctic

Thomas Andrews -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1813 d.11/26/1885 (71)
Chemist, Physicist, Irish
Misc: who established the concepts of critical temperature and pressure and showed that a gas will pass into the liquid state, and vice versa, without any discontinuity, or abrupt change in physical properties.; He also proved that ozone is a form of oxygen.

📰Mary Ashton Livermore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1821 d.5/23/1905 (83)
Publisher, Social Reformer, Suffragate, Political Activist

John Kirk -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1832 d.1/15/1922 (89)
Naturalist, Scottish
Misc: David Livingston companion

💰Henry Clay Frick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1849 d.12/2/1919 (69)
Industrialist
Misc: U.S. Steel co-founder

Albert A. Michelson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1852 d.5/9/1931 (78)
Hall of Famer, Physicist
Misc: established c as universal constant (Nobel 1907); measured light

🏆🎾Tom Pettitt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1859 d.10/17/1946 (86)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

Eleanor Porter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1868 d.5/21/1920 (51)
Author
Misc: Pollyanna creator

🏆🏁🏊Charles Claude Cavill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1870 N.S. d.5/22/1897 N.S. (26)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Australian

📰Dr. Carter G. Woodson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1875 d.4/3/1950 (74)
Historian
Misc: Black history studies; began Negro History Week in 1926

🏆🎾Beals Wright -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1879 d.8/23/1961 (81)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

🎵Fritz Reiner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1888 d.11/15/1963 (74)
Conductor, Hungarian
Group Names: Pittsburgh Symphony (1938-48), Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Vera Brittain -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1893 d.3/29/1970 (76)
Author, Feminist, British

📰🏆⚾Ford C. Frick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1894 d.4/8/1978 (83)
Hall of Famer, Journalist, Sports Executive, MLB Player
Misc: 3rd MLB Commissioner 1951-65

🏆⚾🏈🏀Paul D. "Tony" Hinkle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1899 N.S. d.9/22/1992 N.S. (92)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Coach, Baseball Player, Football Coach, Football Player, Basketball Coach, Basketball Player
Misc: he's in both the College Basketball and Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Chicago (where he won varsity letters in three sports)

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Martin Luther King Sr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1899 d.11/11/1984 (84)
Reverend

🎭Sir Ralph Richardson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1902 d.10/10/1983 (80)
Movie/Stage Actor, Movie Director, English
Movie Titles: David Copperfield, Dr. Zhivago

🎭Pauline Curley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1903 d.12/16/2000 (96)
Movie Actress
Misc: silent film actress

Leonid Ilich Brezhnev -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1906 N.S. or 12/6/1906 Ju-1 d.11/10/1982 N.S. (75)
Head of State, Russian
Misc: Soviet leader 1964-82

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

🎵Bill Carlisle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1908 d.3/17/2003 (94)
Hall of Famer, Country Singer
Group Names: Carlisle Brothers

🏆🏁🏊Jane Fauntz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1910 N.S. d.5/30/1989 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: aka Jane Manske

Jean Genet -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1910 N.S. d.4/15/1986 N.S. (75)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Essayist, French, Gay
Misc: d. Apr 14?

🎭🎵Edith Piaf -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1915 d.10/11/1963 (47)
Movie Actress, Songwriter, Pop Singer, French
Names/Places: RMLN:Giovanna Gassion
Misc: Chanteuse (or a songstress, a concert or nightclub singer)

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🎵Charlie Ryan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1915 d.2/16/2008 (92)
Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Graceville, MN
Song Titles: Hot Rod Lincoln

🎭Paul Brinegar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1917 d.3/27/1995 (77)
Actor
Misc: Westerns
TV Shows: Rawhide (as cook)

🎵Professor Longhair -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1918 d.1/30/1980 (61)
Hall of Famer, Composer, Drummer, Pianist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: aka:Fess; RN:Henry Roeland (Roy) Byrd

🎭Bill Morey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1919 d.12/10/2003 (83)
Actor
TV Shows: The Thorn Birds, John Larroquette Show (as Oscar)

🎭Virginia Dwyer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1919 d.8/20/2012 (92)
Radio Actress, Soap Actress
TV Shows: Another World

🎵Little Jimmy Dickens -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1920 d.1/2/2015 (94)
Hall of Famer, Singer/Guitarist, Country Performer
Names/Places: b. in Bolt, WV
Misc: Grand Ole Opry
Song Titles: Take an Old Cold 'Tater (And Wait), Country Boy, Hillbilly Fever, A-Sleeping at the Foot of the Bed, May The Bird Of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose
Album Titles: May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose

🎭David Susskind -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1920 d.2/22/1987 (66)
Hall of Famer, TV Talk Show Host, Producer, Stage Producer
TV Shows: Mr. Peepers (producer), Get Smart (producer), The David Susskind Show

✍🎭🎵William E. "Bill" Richmond -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1921 N.S. d.6/4/2016 N.S. (94)
Screenwriter, Comedy Writer, Actor, Producer, Composer, Musician
TV Shows: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-in, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, The Carol Burnett Show, I Dream of Jeannie, Welcome Back Kotter, Three's Company, Wizards and Warriors, The John Larroquette Show, All in the Family, Blossom, Kate and Allie
Movie Titles: The Nutty Professor (screenplay), The Errand Boy (screenwriter), The Ladies Man (screenwriter)

🎭Gordon Jackson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1923 d.1/14/1990 (66)
TV/Movie Actor, Scottish
TV Shows: Upstairs Downstairs (as Hudson the butler)

🎭Edmund Purdom -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1924 d.1/1/2009 (84)
Actor, English

🎭Gary Morton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1924 d.3/30/1999 (74)
Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: RN:Morton Goldpaper; Lucille Ball's husband 1961-89
Misc: he was executive producer of Ball's "The Lucy Show," which aired 1962-68, "Here's Lucy" from 1968-74 and "Life With Lucy," which was canceled after two months in 1986.

🏆🏒Doug (Hockey) Harvey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1924 d.12/26/1990 (66)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: Norris Trophy 7X's; played 1945-1969
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens, New York Rangers, St. Louis Blues, Detroit Red Wings, Baltimore Clippers, Buffalo Bisons, Pittsburgh Hornets, Quebec Aces

🎭🎵Cicely Tyson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1924 N.S. d.1/28/2021 N.S. (96)
Vegetarian, TV/Movie Actress, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; Miles Davis' ex-
Misc: many say b. Dec 18 and/or the years 1933, 1934 or 1939, new sources say she was born in 1924 or Dec 19.
TV Shows: East Side/West Side (as Jane Foster), Roots (as Binta), Sweet Justice (as Carrie Grace Battle)

🎵Robert B. Sherman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1925 d.3/5/2012 (86)
Composer
Misc: With his brother Richard, wrote songs for many of the Disney studio's greatest movies, including "Mary Poppins", "Jungle Book" and "The Parent Trap". Additionally, they penned the hits that Annette recorded during her Top 40 heyday, including "Tall Paul", plus "You're Sixteen" for Johnny Burnette (and later Ringo Starr).

Herb Stempel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1926 N.S. d.4/7/2020 N.S. (93)
Misc: former game show contestant

🏆🏈Bobby Layne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1926 d.12/1/1986 (59)
Hall of Famer, NFL Quarterback, College Football Player
Misc: 6x Pro Bowl; in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame; Longhorns #22 retired, Lions #22 retired
Sports Teams: University of Texas, Chicago Bears (1948), New York Bulldogs (1949), Detroit Lions (1950-1958), Pittsburgh Steelers (1958-1962)

🎭James Booth -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1927 d.8/11/2005 (77)
Actor, English

🎨Al Kilgore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1927 d.8/15/1983 (55)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Bullwinkle

📰Charlotte Curtis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1928 d.4/16/1987 (58)
Journalist, Editor, Columnist

🎵🎷Bobby Brookmeyer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1929 d.12/15/2011 (81)
Arranger, Composer, Pianist, Trombonist, Jazz Musician

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🏆⚾Albert "Al" Kaline -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1934 N.S. d.4/6/2020 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, Sportscaster, MLB Right Fielder
Names/Places: NN:Mr. Tiger
Misc: 18x All-Star, 10x Gold Glove; youngest player (at age 20) to win batting title (led AL with .340 in 1955); had 3,007 hits, 399 HRs in 22 years with Detroit; Tigers #6 retired
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers (1953-1974)

🏆⚾Tony Taylor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1935 N.S. d.7/16/2020 N.S. (84)
MLB Player, Cuban
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies

🎵Bobby Timmons -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1935 d.3/1/1974 (38)
Composer, Pianist

🎭Wayne Maunder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1937 N.S. d.11/11/2018 N.S. (80)
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Custer (as Lt. Col. George A. Custer), Lancer (as Scott Lancer), Chase

🎵Phil Ochs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1940 N.S. d.4/9/1976 N.S. (35)
Political Activist, Songwriter, Folk Singer
Misc: anti-war folk singer (Joe Hill, War is Over); some say d. Apr 8

🎭🎵Maurice White -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1941 d.2/4/2016 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, Producer/Director, Music Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Drummer, Percussionist, Bandleader, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago
Misc: Kalimba
Group Names: Earth Wind & Fire, soloist, Ramsey Lewis Swing Band

🎭🏆🥊Eugene Arthur "Mean Gene" Okerlund -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1942 N.S. d.1/2/2019 N.S. (76)
Hall of Famer, Announcer, Wrestler
Misc: Professional Wrestling Announcer and Interviewer

🏆🥊Eugene Arthur Okerlund -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1942 N.S. d.1/2/2019 N.S. (76)
Hall of Famer, Wrestling Figure
Names/Places: aka Eugene Arthur "Mean Gene" Okerlund
Misc: Wrestling interviewer and announcer

🎵Zalman "Zal" Yanovsky -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1944 d.12/13/2002 (57)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Pop Singer, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RFN:Zalman
Group Names: The Lovin' Spoonful

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🎵Alvin Lee -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1944 d.3/6/2013 (68)
Singer, Guitarist, English
Group Names: Ten Years After

🎭Robert Urich -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1946 d.4/16/2002 (55)
TV Actor, TV Host
Names/Places: b. in Toronto, OH; RLN:Slovak; Heather Menzies' hubby
TV Shows: Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (as Bob Sanders), S.W.A.T. (as Off. Jim Street), Soap (as Peter Campbell who got killed), Tabitha (as Paul Thurston), Vega$ (as Dan Tanna), Gavilan (star), Spenser: For Hire (as Spencer), American Dreamer (as Tom Nash), Crossroads (as Johnny Hawkins), National Geographic Explorer, The Lazarus Man, The Love Boat: The Next Wave

🎭Christopher Stearns -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1948 d.11/20/2009 N.S. (60)
Actor
Names/Places: MN:William; Mary Kay & Johnny's son
Misc: preceded Little Ricky's birth from his real life TV parents Lucy & Ricky by 49 months

🏆🏈Reggie White -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/19/1961 d.12/26/2004 (43)
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive End, College Football Player, USFL Figure
Misc: consensus All-America in 1983 at Tennessee; 13x Pro Bowl, 10x First Team All-Pro, All-USFL, three sacks in a Super Bowl; Eagles #92 retired, Packers #92 retired; College, Eagles, Packers, and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Tennessee, Memphis Showboats (USFL 1984-1985), Philadelphia Eagles (1985-1992), Green Bay Packers (1993-1998), Carolina Panthers (2000)

Emily Jane Bronte -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/30/1818 d.12/19/1848 (30)
Novelist, English
Names/Places: Anne & Charlotte's sister
Misc: two say b. Aug 20
Book Titles: Wuthering Heights

🎨Joseph Mallord W. Turner -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/23/1775 N.S. d.12/19/1851 N.S. (76)
Painter
Names/Places: MN:William

Mirabeau Lamar -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/16/1798 d.12/19/1859 (61)
Head of State
Misc: Second president of the Republic of Texas.

⚛📰Balfour Stewart -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/1/1828 d.12/19/1887 (59)
Geophysicist, Meterologist
Misc: noted for his studies of terrestrial magnetism and radiant heat.

Dr. Alois Alzheimer -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/14/1864 d.12/19/1915 (51)
Physician, Psychiatrist, German
Misc: founded disease named after him

🎵Blind Lemon Jefferson -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/11/1897 d.12/19/1929 (32)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Blues Singer/Guitarist

🏆🎳Gilbert Zunker -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/14/1901 d.12/19/1938 (37)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

Paul Langevin -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/23/1872 d.12/19/1946 (74)
Physicist, French
Misc: X-rays, radiation, sound detection system for submarines

🎭Barton Yarborough -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/2/1900 d.12/19/1951 (51)
Radio Actor
Misc: he died before Dragnet made it to TV
TV Shows: Dragnet (as Sgt. Ben Romero)

🏆⚾John Preston "Pete" Hill -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/12/1882 d.12/19/1951 (69)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Figure
Misc: some say b. 1880; was an American outfielder and manager in baseball's Negro Leagues from 1899 to 1925.

Robert A. Millikan -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/22/1868 d.12/19/1953 (85)
Physicist
Misc: photoelectric effect; Nobel 1923

🎖Walt Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1842 d.12/19/1959 (117)
Soldier
Misc: the last surviving War Between The States veteran

🎭Robert Griffin -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/31/1902 d.12/19/1960 (58)
Actor

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🏆🎳Frank Kartheiser -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1888 d.12/19/1968 (80)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Misc: began a bowling career at age 11.

Norman Mattoon Thomas -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/20/1884 d.12/19/1968 (84)
Minister, Social Reformer
Misc: help found the ACLU

🏆🏒Samuel Russell "Rusty" Crawford -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/7/1885 d.12/19/1971 (86)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, NHL Left Wing, NHL Forward, Canadian
Misc: played from 1909-1930
Sports Teams: Quebec Bulldogs, Ottawa Senators, Toronto Arenas, Saskatoon Crescents, Calgary Tigers, Vancouver Maroons

📰Donald Creighton -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/15/1902 d.12/19/1979 (77)
Historian, Canadian

Ernest K. Gann -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/13/1910 d.12/19/1991 (81)
Writer

🎵🎸Michael "Mike" Clarke -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/3/1944 N.S. d.12/19/1993 N.S. (49)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Misc: d. Dec 20?
Group Names: The Byrds, The Flying Burrito Bros, Firefall, sessionist

Wallace F. Bennett -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/13/1898 d.12/19/1993 (95)
Senator

💰Edward J. DeBartolo Sr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/17/1909 d.12/19/1994 (85)
Businessperson
Misc: (Anthony Paonessa), real estate entrepreneur, invented the shopping mall

⛪🎭Marcello Mastroianni -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/28/1924 d.12/19/1996 (72)
Roman Catholic, Movie Actor, Italian
Names/Places: b. in Rome
Misc: some say b. 1923; in over 120 films

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📰🎭Ronald Howard -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/7/1918 N.S. d.12/19/1996 N.S. (78)
Journalist, Actor, English
Names/Places: Leslie's son
TV Shows: Sherlock Holmes (star 1950s), Cowboy in Africa (as Wing Comdr. Howard Hayes)

🎵Jimmy Rogers -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/3/1924 d.12/19/1997 (73)
Hall of Famer, Singer/Guitarist, Harmonicaist, Pianist, Blues Performer
Song Titles: It's Alright (a blues classic)

Masaru Ibuka -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/11/1908 d.12/19/1997 (89)
Engineer
Misc: Legendary Sony electronics company co-founder who led the development of tape recorders, transistor radios and the Trinitron TV system

🏆🏒Carl Sidney "Cully" Dahlstrom -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1912 N.S. d.12/19/1998 N.S. (86)
Hall of Famer, NHL Player
Misc: played 1937-1945
Sports Teams: Chicago Blackhawks

🎭Desmond Llewelyn -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/12/1914 d.12/19/1999 (85)
Movie Actor
Movie Titles: James Bond (Q in the film series)

🎵Marion Worth -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1930 d.12/19/1999 (69)
Country Singer

🎵Roebuck "Pops" Staples -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/28/1914 N.S. d.12/19/2000 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, Gospel Singer, Blues Guitarist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Staple Singers

John Viet Lindsay -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/24/1921 d.12/19/2000 (79)
Mayor
Misc: ex-N.Y.

🎵Milt Hinton -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/23/1910 d.12/19/2000 (90)
Bassist

🎵🎸Robert Buck -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/1/1958 d.12/19/2000 (42)
Modern Rock Performer
Group Names: 10,000 Maniacs

🎭Barbara Lott -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/15/1940 d.12/19/2002 (62)
Actress, British

🎭Hope Lange -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/28/1933 d.12/19/2003 (70)
TV/Movie Actress, English
Names/Places: many say b. 1931
TV Shows: The Patriots, The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (as Mrs. Carolyn Muir), The New Dick Van Dyke Show (as Jenny Preston)

🎭Les Tremayne -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/16/1913 d.12/19/2003 (90)
Movie Actor, TV/Radio Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, English
Misc: suave romantic leading 30-40s radio actor
TV Shows: One Man's Family (as Bill), The Adventures of Ellery Queen (as Insp. Richard Queen)

🎵Renata Tebaldi -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/2/1922 d.12/19/2004 (82)
Opera Soprano, Italian
Names/Places: b. in Pesaro
Misc: some say b. Feb 1

James Costigan -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/31/1926 d.12/19/2007 (81)
Screen/Scriptwriter

🏆⚾Dock Phillip Ellis -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/11/1945 d.12/19/2008 N.S. (63)
MLB Pitcher
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates (1968-1975), New York Yankees (1976-1977), Oakland Athletics (1977), Texas Rangers (1977-1979), New York Mets (1979), Pittsburgh Pirates (1979)

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Robert Heron Bork -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/1/1927 d.12/19/2012 (85)
Judge/Jurist, Scholar
Misc: ex-Supreme Court nominee

Ned Vizzini -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/4/1981 d.12/19/2013 (32)
Writer
TV Shows: Teen Wolf

💰🏆🏒Dickie Moore -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/6/1931 d.12/19/2015 N.S. (84)
Hall of Famer, Philanthropist, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: not to be confused with actor Dickie Moore (of Our Gang); played 1951-1968
Sports Teams: Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, St. Louis Blues, Buffalo Bisons (AHL)

🏆⚽James William Thomas "Jimmy" Hill -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/22/1928 d.12/19/2015 N.S. (87)
Soccer Player, English
Misc: OBE; forward, coach, union leader, manager, director, chairman, television executive, presenter, analyst, and match official; an English association football personality

🎵Kurt Masur -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/18/1927 d.12/19/2015 N.S. (88)
Conductor, German

🎭William "Dick" Latessa -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/15/1929 d.12/19/2016 N.S. (87)
Actor
Movie Titles: Stagmata, Alfie, The Last New Yorker

🏆⚾Phil Gagliano -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/27/1941 d.12/19/2016 N.S. (74)
MLB Player
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox

🎭Richard Venture -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/12/1923 d.12/19/2017 N.S. (94)
Actor
TV Shows: Street Hawk (as Capt. Leo Altobelli)

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Clifford Irving -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/5/1930 N.S. d.12/19/2017 N.S. (87)
Writer, Novelist
Misc: Investigative reporter; fake Howard Hughes autobiography writer.
Book Titles: The Hoax

✍🎭Peter Masterson -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/1/1934 N.S. d.12/19/2018 N.S. (84)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: The Exorcist, The Stepford Wives, The Trip to Bountiful, In the Heat of the Night

🎭Bill Sellars -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/5/1925 N.S. d.12/19/2018 N.S. (93)
TV Producer/Director
TV Shows: All Creatures Great and Small (producer), Doctor Who (early version director)

🏆🏒Artthur J. "Art" Berglund -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/4/1940 N.S. d.12/19/2020 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, Sports Executive, Hockey Coach, Canadian
Misc: was mostly a manager or part of the administrative staff of over 30 teams from the United States

🎭Jon Shepodd -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.12/19/1927 N.S. or 12/19/1925 N.S. d.8/16/2017 N.S. (0)
Actor
Misc: major sources don't agree on birth year
TV Shows: Lassie (as Paul Martin)

🎭Jon Shepodd -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.12/19/1927 N.S. or 12/19/1925 N.S. d.8/16/2017 N.S. (0)
Actor
Misc: major sources don't agree on birth year
TV Shows: Lassie (as Paul Martin)

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1959, ✪ “Baghdad Rock (Part 1)” by The Shieks peaked at number 111 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1953, ✪ “Christmas Dragnet” by Stan Freberg peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1959, ✪ “Say Man, Back Again” by Bo Diddley peaked at number 106 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1959, ✪ “Teach Me Tiger” by April Stevens peaked at number 86 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “(Baby Tell Me) Can You Dance” by Shanice (Shanice Wilson) peaked at number 50 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “A Happy Guy” by Ricky Nelson peaked at number 82 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “A Woman's Love” by Carla Thomas peaked at number 71 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Ace Of Spades” by O.V. Wright peaked at number 54 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Already Gone” by Kelly Clarkson peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Be My Baby” by Andy Kim peaked at number 17 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Big Leg Woman (With A Short, Short Mini Skirt)” by Israel Tolbert peaked at number 61 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Border Song (Holy Moses)” by Aretha Franklin peaked at number 37 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Candy Apple Red” by Bonnie Guitar peaked at number 97 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Catch Me (I'm Falling)” by Pretty Poison peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Cherokee” by Europe peaked at number 72 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Come See About Me” by The Supremes peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Confident” by Demi Lovato peaked at number 21 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Consider Me Gone” by Reba peaked at number 38 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Coocoo-U” by The Kingston Trio peaked at number 98 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Criticize” by Alexander O'Neal peaked at number 70 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Dance, Dance, Dance” by The Beach Boys peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1942, “Dearly Beloved” by Dinah Shore peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Do Anything You Wanna” by Harold Betters peaked at number 74 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Do It” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 36 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Do You Believe In Us” by Jon Secada peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Don't Stop Believin'” by Journey peaked at number 9 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Don't You Want Me” by Jody Watley peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Ebb Tide” by Bobby Freeman peaked at number 93 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Endless Sleep” by Hank Williams Jr. peaked at number 90 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Evacuate The Dancefloor” by Cascada peaked at number 25 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Fifteen” by Taylor Swift peaked at number 23 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Fire Escape” by Fastball peaked at number 86 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “From This Moment On” by Shania Twain With Bryan White peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Games” by Chuckii Booker peaked at number 68 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Goodnight My Love (Pleasant Dreams)” by Ray Peterson peaked at number 64 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1970, “He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 20 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Heartaches By The Number” by Guy Mitchell peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Home Alone” by R. Kelly Featuring Keith Murray peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Husbands And Wives” by Brooks And Dunn peaked at number 36 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “I Don't Want To Walk Without You” by The McGuire Sisters (Phyllis McGuire) peaked at number 79 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “I Just Can't Say Goodbye” by Bobby Rydell peaked at number 94 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1959, “I'll Walk The Line” by Don Costa And His Orchestra And Chorus peaked at number 59 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1959, “I'm Movin' On” by Ray Charles peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1959, “In The Mood” by Eugene Fields peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Inside Out” by Eve 6 peaked at number 28 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Is This Love” by Whitesnake peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “It's All Over” by Walter Jackson peaked at number 67 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1942, “Juke Box Saturday Night” by Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Featuring Tex Beneke And The Modernaires With Marion Hutton peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Just To Be With You” by The Passions peaked at number 69 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Keep On Loving Me” by Bobby 'Blue' Bland peaked at number 89 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Let's Groove” by Earth, Wind And Fire peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Luv Me, Luv Me” by Shaggy Featuring Janet Jackson peaked at number 76 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Money To Blow” by Birdman Featuring Lil Wayne And Drake peaked at number 26 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Motortown” by The Kane Gang peaked at number 36 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “My Favorite Mistake” by Sheryl Crow peaked at number 20 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2015, “On My Mind” by Ellie Goulding peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Party Girl” by Tommy Roe peaked at number 85 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Run, Run, Run” by Gestures peaked at number 44 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Runaway Rita” by Leif Garrett peaked at number 84 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Saturday Night At The Movies” by The Drifters peaked at number 18 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Shadows” by The Five Satins peaked at number 87 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Shake Your Love” by Debbie Gibson peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “She Understands Me” by Johnny Tillotson peaked at number 31 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Smooth Operator” by Sarah Vaughan peaked at number 44 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Someone To Love Me For Me” by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam peaked at number 78 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Stoned Love” by The Supremes peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Sweetest Thing” by U2 peaked at number 63 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Symphony” by Sammy Turner peaked at number 82 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “System Of Survival” by Earth, Wind And Fire peaked at number 60 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1992, “The Last Song” by Elton John peaked at number 23 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “The Price” by Solomon Burke peaked at number 57 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Throwaway” by Mick Jagger peaked at number 67 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Valerie [1987]” by Steve Winwood peaked at number 9 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1959, “We Told You Not To Marry” by Titus Turner peaked at number 83 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “We've Only Just Begun” by Glenn Jones peaked at number 66 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1942, “When The Lights Go On Again (All Over The World)” by Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Featuring Vera Lynn peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1970, “When The Party Is Over” by Robert John peaked at number 71 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Where You Goin' Now” by Damn Yankees peaked at number 20 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses” by U2 peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Why Do Fools Fall In Love?” by Diana Ross peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Without The One You Love” by The Four Tops peaked at number 43 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “You're Easy On The Eyes” by Terri Clark peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “You're The Only World I Know” by Sonny James peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Young Turks” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1959, ✪ “El Paso” by Marty Robbins peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1970, “5-10-15-20 (25-30 Years Of Love)” by Presidents peaked at number 43 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1970, “A Whiter Shade Of Pale” by R.B. Greaves peaked at number 85 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Automatic Reaction” by Nino And The Ebb Tides peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Big Man In Town” by The Four Seasons peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Can't Stop Loving You” by Tom Jones peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Carolina In My Mind” by Crystal Mansion peaked at number 37 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Come Into My Heart / Won'tcha Come Home” by Lloyd Price peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Do It” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Don't Stop Believin'” by Journey peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Faith” by George Michael peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Gone, Gone, Gone” by The Everly Brothers peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Happy Anniversary” by Jane Morgan peaked at number 15 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1970, “He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Heaven Is A Place On Earth” by Belinda Carlisle peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Holiday” by Lil Nas X peaked at number 26 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “I Do You” by The Jets peaked at number 68 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “I'm Beggin' You” by Supertramp peaked at number 73 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1964, “I'm Gonna Be Strong” by Gene Pitney peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1970, “I'm Not My Brother's Keeper” by Flaming Ember peaked at number 21 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Is This Love” by Whitesnake peaked at number 11 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Isn't It A Pity” by George Harrison peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1998, “It's All Been Done” by Barenaked Ladies peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1970, “It's All In Your Mind” by Clarence Carter peaked at number 65 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1959, “It's Time To Cry” by Paul Anka peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Keep Searchin' (We'll Follow The Sun)” by Del Shannon peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Let The Light (Shine On Me)” by Triumph peaked at number 61 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1981, “More Stars On 45 II” by Stars On 45 peaked at number 36 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Morning After Dark” by Timbaland Featuring Soshy peaked at number 8 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Mountain Of Love” by Johnny Rivers peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Mr. Lonely” by Bobby Vinton peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1970, “No Matter What” by Badfinger peaked at number 7 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Only Love Can Break Your Heart” by Neil Young peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Physical” by Olivia Newton-John peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Reach Out For Me” by Dionne Warwick peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Simply Call It Love” by Gene Chandler peaked at number 59 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Tennessee Waltz” by Bobby Comstock or Bobby Fuller peaked at number 13 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1959, “The Clouds” by The Spacemen peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1981, “The Old Songs” by Barry Manilow peaked at number 43 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Walk Away” by Matt Monro peaked at number 27 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Where Did All The Good Times Go” by Classics IV peaked at number 52 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Working For The Weekend” by Loverboy peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Working Together” by Ike And Tina Turner peaked at number 66 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Young Turks” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1987, “Faith” by George Michael peaked at number 1 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Heaven Is A Place On Earth” by Belinda Carlisle peaked at number 3 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “I Do You” by The Jets peaked at number 68 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “I'm Beggin' You” by Supertramp peaked at number 73 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Is This Love” by Whitesnake peaked at number 11 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Let The Light (Shine On Me)” by Triumph peaked at number 61 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1987, ✪ “Christmas In Hollis” by Run-D.M.C. peaked at number 56 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1953, ✪ “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” by Billy Cotton And His Band peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, ✪ “Jingle Bells (Laughing All The Way)” by Hysterics peaked at number 44 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1998, ✪ “Naughty Christmas (Goblin In The Office)” by Fat Les peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1992, ✪ “Television, The Drug Of The Nation” by Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy peaked at number 44 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Agent 88 EP” by The Style Council peaked at number 100 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Alive And Kicking” by East Side Beat peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “All Hung Up” by Gaye Bykers On Acid peaked at number 98 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2020, “All I Want For Christmas Is You” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “All Right Now” by Pepsi And Shirlie peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Always Have, Always Will” by Ace Of Base peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Always On My Mind” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Baby By Me” by 50 Cent Featuring Ne-Yo peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Bad Romance” by Lady Gaga peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Certain People I Know” by Morrissey peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Children Say” by Level 42 peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Coming Home” by Sigma Featuring Rita Ora peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Deeper And Deeper” by Freda Payne peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Deeper And Deeper” by Madonna peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Donna” by Los Lobos peaked at number 85 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Downtown” by Petula Clark peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Dumb” by The Beautiful South peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “End Of The Line” by Honeyz peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Every Time” by Janet Jackson peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Hold Back The Night” by K.W.S. Featuring The Trammps peaked at number 30 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Holly Holy” by UB40 peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Holy Mother” by Eric Clapton peaked at number 95 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “I Dream Of Christmas” by Anita Dobson peaked at number 84 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1992, “In Bloom” by Nirvana peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1992, “In My Defence” by Freddie Mercury peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1970, “It's A Shame” by The (Detroit) Spinners peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “It's All Yours” by MC Lyte Featuring Gina Thompson peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2020, “It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas” by Michael Buble peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Let The Bass Kick In Miami Girl” by Chuckie And LMFAO peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Lotus” by R.E.M. peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Love Letters” by Alison Moyet peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Mary's Boy Child” by Nina And Frederick peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Message To Martha” by Adam Faith peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Morning After Dark” by Timbaland Featuring Nelly Furtado And SoShy peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “My Own Way” by Duran Duran peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1970, “My Prayer” by Gerry Monroe peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1970, “My Way” by Dorothy Squires peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1992, “No Christmas” by The Wedding Present peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Nothing Rhymed” by Gilbert O'Sullivan peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Oh! Carol” by Neil Sedaka peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1992, “One In Ten” by 808 State vs. UB40 peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “One Of Us” by ABBA peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Packjammed (With The Party Posse)” by Stock Aitken Waterman peaked at number 41 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Piano Party” by Winifred Atwell peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Pretty Paper” by Roy Orbison peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Rescue Me” by The Alarm peaked at number 48 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Santa Tell Me” by Ariana Grande peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Say You Will” by Foreigner peaked at number 71 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “She Wants You” by Billie peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Silver Bells / Me And My Teddy Bear” by Sir Terry Wogan And Aled Jones peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1953, “Swedish Rhapsody” by Ray Martin peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Sweet Lovin'” by Sigala Featuring Bryn Christopher peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Tears In The Rain” by N-Trance peaked at number 53 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “The Christmas Mix” by Various Artists peaked at number 87 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “The Equalizer Is Busy Equalizing” by Stewart Copeland peaked at number 97 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “The Greatest Love You'll Never Know” by Lutricia McNeal peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “The Look Of Love” by Madonna peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “The Old Songs” by Barry Manilow peaked at number 48 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “To You I Belong” by B*Witched peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Tropicalia” by Beck peaked at number 39 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Tubbs And Valerie” by Jan Hammer peaked at number 94 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Tunnel Of Love” by Bruce Springsteen peaked at number 45 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Waiting On A Friend” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Walk Tall” by Val Doonican peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Walk...” by Jode peaked at number 48 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Waltz #2 (XO)” by Elliott Smith peaked at number 52 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1992, “When I Look Into Your Eyes” by Firehouse peaked at number 65 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1998, “When You Believe” by Mariah Carey Featuring Whitney Houston peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Who Found Who” by Jellybean Featuring Elisa Fiorillo peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1987, ✪ “Back In The U.S.S.R.” by Billy Joel peaked at number 33 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1987, ✪ “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Bad News peaked at number 99 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1953, ✪ “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” by Jimmy Boyd peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1964, ✪ “Ringo” by Lorne Greene peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Adventure Of A Lifetime” by Coldplay peaked at number 20 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Animal” by Def Leppard peaked at number 46 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Art Of Love” by Guy Sebastian Featuring Jordin Sparks peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Bad Romance” by Lady Gaga peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Bridge To Your Heart” by Wax peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Dance Little Sister” by Terence Trent D'Arby peaked at number 41 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Empire State Of Mind” by JAY-Z Featuring Alicia Keys peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Good Luck / Make You Cry” by The Stockings peaked at number 99 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Here I Go Again” by Whitesnake peaked at number 24 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Higher” by Hilltop Hoods Featuring James Chatburn peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1953, “I Confess” by Sarah Vaughan or Perry Como peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1964, “I Feel Fine / She's A Woman” by The Beatles peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1992, “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1964, “I'm Gonna Be Strong” by Gene Pitney peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Joey's Song” by Bill Haley And His Comets peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Let Me Be Me” by Jessica Mauboy peaked at number 26 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1953, “Let's Walk That-A-Way” by Doris Day And Johnnie Ray peaked at number 18 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Love Yourself” by Justin Bieber peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Montego Bay” by Bobby Bloom peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2009, “One Way Road” by The John Butler Trio peaked at number 15 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Private Eyes / Tell Me What You Want” by Daryl Hall And John Oates peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Reality” by Lost Frequencies Featuring Janieck Devy peaked at number 35 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Should I Do It / Sweet Lover Man” by The Pointer Sisters peaked at number 16 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Someplace Green” by Jimmie Rodgers peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Spinosity (EP)” by The Sharp peaked at number 28 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Stay Young / Lacovocal” by INXS peaked at number 21 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Step By Step / My Only Wish” by Eddie Rabbitt peaked at number 83 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Summer Of '81 / Mona Lisa (She Smiles) (Live) / The Fugitive Kind (Live)” by Mondo Rock peaked at number 31 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Sweet Lovin'” by Sigala Featuring Bryn Christopher peaked at number 11 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Under Pressure / Soul Brother” by Queen And David Bowie peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “What A Bitch Is Love / It Don't Take Much” by Marcia Hines peaked at number 51 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1970, “What Have They Done To My Song, Ma?” by The New Seekers peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses” by U2 peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Whoopty” by CJ peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Wired For Sound / Hold On” by Cliff Richard peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1959, “Woo-Hoo” by The Rock-A-Teens peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1970, “You Can Get It If You Really Want” by Desmond Dekker peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2009, “You Know Me” by Robbie Williams peaked at number 33 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1992, “(What A) Wonderful World” by Nick Cave And Shane MacGowan peaked at number 22 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Between The Lines” by Danse Macabre peaked at number 15 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Break Your Heart” by Taio Cruz Featuring Ludacris peaked at number 17 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Come On, Let's Go” by Los Lobos peaked at number 14 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Goodbye” by Spice Girls peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Gym And Tonic” by Spacedust peaked at number 10 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Hands” by Jewel peaked at number 19 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Have A Little Faith” by Strawpeople peaked at number 36 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Heatwave” by 80 In The Shade peaked at number 8 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1981, “How Great Thou Art” by Sir Howard Morrison peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2009, “I Can Transform Ya” by Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne And Swizz Beatz peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1992, “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Kings And Queens” by 30 Seconds To Mars peaked at number 14 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Lighthearted” by Jenny Morris peaked at number 30 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Meet Me By The Water” by Hayden Wood peaked at number 46 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Music (Makes The World Go Round)” by Frisko Featuring Aaradhna peaked at number 15 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Need You Tonight” by INXS peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Outside” by George Michael peaked at number 11 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Ragga Girl” by Upper Hutt Posse peaked at number 48 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Rust In Dust” by Herbs peaked at number 11 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Sho' You Right” by Barry White peaked at number 41 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Shut It Down” by Pitbull Featuring Akon peaked at number 25 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “So Emotional” by Whitney Houston peaked at number 47 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Someone To Hold” by Trey Lorenz peaked at number 11 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Sunday Boys” by Screaming Mee Mees peaked at number 11 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Taste It” by INXS peaked at number 31 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “The Night You Murdered Love” by ABC peaked at number 20 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1987, “The Right Stuff” by Bryan Ferry peaked at number 18 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Tom Traubert's Blues (Waltzing Matilda)” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 40 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1992, “What About Your Friends” by TLC peaked at number 19 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1981, “When She Was My Girl” by The Four Tops peaked at number 6 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Why Oh Why” by L.A.B. peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Yesterdays” by Guns N' Roses peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1992, ✪ “Man On The Moon” by R.E.M. peaked at number 54 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “A Good Year For The Roses” by Elvis Costello And The Attractions peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Adventure Of A Lifetime” by Coldplay peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Back To The Light” by Brian May peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Be My Baby” by Vanessa Paradis peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Being Alone At Christmas” by Miss Montreal peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Big Big World” by Emilia peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Boss Drum” by The Shamen peaked at number 46 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “China In Your Hand” by T'Pau peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Don't Cry For Me Argentina” by Sinéad O'Connor peaked at number 44 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Everglow” by Coldplay peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Flying” by Roméo Featuring Gwen Dickey peaked at number 32 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Follow Me” by Aly-Us peaked at number 41 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Friends” by Close II You peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Funky Funky People” by Black Machine peaked at number 38 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Geen kerstfeest zonder jou” by Thomas Berge peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Hosselaar” by Josylvio Featuring Sevn Alias And Kevin peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Hot Girl” by Sabrina peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man” by Prince peaked at number 30 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Ik hou van jou” by Gordon peaked at number 34 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “It's Raining” by Shakin' Stevens peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Living Eyes” by The Bee Gees peaked at number 41 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Lobo's Gospel Show” by Lobo [NL] peaked at number 19 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Love Is All Around” by Sandra And Andres peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Love Is The Sweetest Rose” by George Baker peaked at number 35 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Love, Oh Love” by Lionel Richie peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Morgen” by Hind peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Mr. Manic And Sister Cool” by Shakatak peaked at number 31 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “My Baby Just Cares For Me” by Nina Simone peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Op een onbewoond eiland” by Kinderen Voor Kinderen peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Peace Maker” by Kool And The Gang peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Rozegeur And Marjolein” by Herman van Veen peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1970, “See Me, Feel Me” by The Who peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1970, “She Likes Weeds” by Tee Set peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Should I Do It” by The Pointer Sisters peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Someone To Hold” by Trey Lorenz peaked at number 47 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Stay” by Sophia [NL] peaked at number 40 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Too Bright” by Charlene (Meulenberg) peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Who's Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses” by U2 peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Why Do Fools Fall In Love?” by Diana Ross peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Yesterdays” by Guns N' Roses peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2009, “18 And Life” by Erik Grönwall peaked at number 17 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Bars” by Ant Wan peaked at number 22 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Du Måste Finnas” by Newkid peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Goodbye” by Spice Girls peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Higher” by Erik Grönwall peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1998, “How Will I Know (Who You Are)” by Jessica Folcker peaked at number 7 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2009, “I Need You Now” by Agnes peaked at number 8 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1998, “I'm Your Angel” by Céline Dion And R. Kelly peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Mulan's Attack” by Jerry Goldsmith peaked at number 22 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Pray” by Tina Cousins peaked at number 23 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Stay” by Kygo Featuring Maty Noyes peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Vartän du reser” by Ulf Lundell peaked at number 34 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2009, “What About Now” by Westlife peaked at number 13 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2020, ✪ “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Helene Fischer And The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra peaked at number 72 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Adventure Of A Lifetime” by Coldplay peaked at number 14 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Catch And Release (Deepend Remix)” by Matt Simons peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Cold” by Empty Flags peaked at number 21 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Drive” by R.E.M. peaked at number 11 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Driving Home For Christmas” by Chris Rea peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Fools Lullaby” by Bonnie Tyler peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Ham kummst” by Powerkryner peaked at number 29 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Hand in Hand” by Claudia Jung And Nino de Angelo peaked at number 35 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1998, “I Wanna Stay With You Forever” by Caught In The Act peaked at number 39 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1998, “I'm Your Angel” by Céline Dion And R. Kelly peaked at number 13 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!” by Dean Martin peaked at number 28 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Next November” by SCYCS peaked at number 23 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1998, “That's My Way To Say Goodbye” by Christian Wunderlich peaked at number 30 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1998, “The Power Of Good-Bye” by Madonna peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2009, “The Spirit Never Dies (Jeanny Final)” by Falco peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1998, “What Becomes Of The Broken-Hearted” by Joe Cocker peaked at number 24 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1992, “Who Needs Love (Like That) [1992]” by Erasure peaked at number 18 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Wonderful Dream (Holidays Are Coming)” by Melanie Thornton peaked at number 5 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Y.M.C.A.” by Touché Featuring Krayzee peaked at number 31 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1998, “Goodbye” by Spice Girls peaked at number 21 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1992, “L'Auvergnat” by Les Enfoirés peaked at number 20 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1992, “La légende Oochigeas” by Roch Voisine peaked at number 4 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Last Thing On My Mind” by Steps peaked at number 30 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Le monde est tellement con” by Marc Lavoine peaked at number 20 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Middle” by DJ Snake Featuring Bipolar Sunshine peaked at number 12 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Mother F**k” by Jul And Sch peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1998, “Nonoel” by Les Minikeums peaked at number 15 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Noël avec la Compagnie Créole” by La Compagnie Créole peaked at number 18 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Perdu” by Djadja And Dinaz peaked at number 4 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Petit Papa Noël / Minuit, chrétiens” by Tino Rossi peaked at number 9 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Petit Papa Noël [Universal]” by Tino Rossi peaked at number 13 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1987, “The Biggest Fool Of All” by Cock Robin peaked at number 47 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2015, “The Hills” by The Weeknd peaked at number 11 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Tir du Brazil” by Timal peaked at number 25 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Tout est pardonné” by Marie Myriam peaked at number 6 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1998, “When You Believe” by Mariah Carey Featuring Whitney Houston peaked at number 5 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2015, “Faded” by Alan Walker peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Hey Ho” by Freddy Kalas peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1964, “I Feel Fine” by The Beatles peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1998, “I Love The Way You Love Me” by Boyzone peaked at number 16 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1998, “I'm Your Angel” by Céline Dion And R. Kelly peaked at number 11 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Little Red Rooster” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 6 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Say You Will” by Foreigner peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Selmas Sang” by Eva Weel Skram peaked at number 9 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Sweetest Girl Dollar Bill” by Wyclef Jean Featuring Akon And Lil Wayne And intr. Niia peaked at number 17 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Take It Away” by Drama [NO] peaked at number 9 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Under Pressure” by Queen And David Bowie peaked at number 5 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Without You” by The Kid Laroi peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1970, “Woodstock” by Matthews' Southern Comfort peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1970, “Back Home” by Golden Earring peaked at number 6 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1987, “China In Your Hand” by T'Pau peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Feliz Navidad” by José Feliciano peaked at number 18 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1998, “How Do I Live” by LeAnn Rimes peaked at number 24 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Ka je” by Dardan peaked at number 25 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Kein Hunger” by Loredana And Ufo361 peaked at number 17 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Little Lies” by Fleetwood Mac peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1981, “Lo devo solo a te” by Pupo peaked at number 6 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Lost” by Samra And Topic42 peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Lush Life” by Zara Larsson peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1992, “November Rain” by Guns N' Roses peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Pflaster” by Ich + Ich peaked at number 6 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Pump Up ... Jack Mix IV” by Mirage peaked at number 17 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Shawty” by Luciano [DE] peaked at number 10 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Slow Down Take It Easy” by Da Sign And The Opposite peaked at number 5 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Stay” by Kygo Featuring Maty Noyes peaked at number 11 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Streets Of My Hometown” by Pegasus peaked at number 21 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1987, “The Way You Make Me Feel” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Willow” by Taylor Swift peaked at number 21 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

Italy Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2009, “A Natale puoi” by Alicia peaked at number 15 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Adventure Of A Lifetime” by Coldplay peaked at number 3 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Angela” by Checco Zalone e I Mitili Ignoti peaked at number 17 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Bad Romance” by Lady Gaga peaked at number 1 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Beautiful Disaster” by Fedez e Mika peaked at number 5 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2020, “Concedimi” by Matteo Romano peaked at number 13 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2009, “Empire State Of Mind” by Jay-Z + Alicia Keys peaked at number 3 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2015, “Il rimpianto di te” by Giosada peaked at number 6 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2015, “My Soul Trigger” by Davide Shorty peaked at number 10 on the Italy pop singles chart.

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In 1732, Benjamin Franklin under the name of Richard Saunders began publishing “Poor Richardʹs Almanac” in Philadelphia.

In 1776, Thomas Paine published his first “American Crisis” essay, in which he wrote, “These are the times that try menʹs souls.”

In 1842, The United States recognized the independence of Hawaii.

In 1843, Charles Dickens first published the classic yuletide tale, “A Christmas Carol,” in England.

In 1863, Londonʹs Frederick Walton patents linoleum, when Mr. Clean is just a gleam in the milkmanʹs eye. Didnʹt Barnes and Barnes sing a song about linoleum?

In 1887, Jake Kilrain and Jim Smith participated in a bare knuckles fight which lasted 106 rounds and two hours and 30 minutes. The fight was ruled a draw and was halted due to darkness.

In 1913, Heavyweight champion Jack Johnson fought to a 10-round draw with Battlin' Jim Johnson in Paris.

In 1917, The Inaugural Season of the NHL debuts. The original members of the league were the Montreal Canadiens, the Montreal Wanderers, Toronto Arenas, Ottawa and Quebec. Quebec however, did not begin operation until two years later. Quebecʹs best player joined the Canadiens and on opening night, he scored five goals en route to a 7-4 win over Ottawa. Malone would go on to score 44 goals during the 24-game season. Meanwhile, the Wanderers opened the season with a 10-9 victory over Toronto. It would be the Wanderers lone victory in the NHL for less than a month later, their arena burned down and they withdrew from the league.

In 1918, Robert Ripley began his “Believe It or Not” column in “The New York Globe”

In 1919, “Thimble Theater” Comic Strip debut. Popeye would join the gang ten years later.

In 1936, The Silly Symphony film, “More Kittens” is released.

In 1940, Abbott and Costello debut in supporting roles in “One Night in the Tropics” that opened in a movie theater in the U.S.A.

In 1947, “Here Comes Santa Claus” by Gene Autry entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1953, “Christmas Dragonet” Makes The Pop Chart by Stan Freberg; will peak at #13.

In 1953, “CʹEst Si Bon” Makes The Pop Chart by Stan Freberg; will peak at #13.

In 1958, The first known radio broadcast from outer space was transmitted. President Eisenhowerʹs recorded voice issued a Christmas greeting aboard an orbiting space satellite Atlas for the whole world. The message said, “To all mankind, Americaʹs wish for Peace on Earth and Good Will to Men Everywhere.”

In 1959, On the cover of TV Guide: “Merry Christmas”. Other Articles: Ernie Kovacs, Wagon Train

In 1960, R.C., “The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Donʹt Be Late)” by The Chipmunks reentered the chart and peaked at #45 on the pop singles chart.

In 1960, R.C., “White Christmas” by The Drifters reentered the chart and peaked at #96 on the pop singles chart.

In 1964, Gilliganʹs Island episode #12. “Birds Gotta Fly, Fish Gotta Talk”. During Christmas, the Castaways get homesick and remember the first day they were shipwrecked. When Santa Claus “appears” on the island, many suspect he is the Skipper in costume. However, just as Santa departs while wishing the Castaways a Merry Christmas, the Skipper appears from the other direction.

In 1964, On the cover of TV Guide: “Merry Christmas”. Other Articles: Benny and Burns, Munsters

In 1964, R.C., “Come See About Me” by The Supremes peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1964, R.C., “Dance, Dance, Dance” by The Beach Boys peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart.

In 1964, “Downtown,” the first U.S. hit by British pop singer Petula Clark, enters the Hot 100 where it will remain for 15 weeks. It hits number one next month and stays there for two weeks. Allan Sherman parodied it into “Crazy Downtown,” and Mrs. Miller did a cover of the song.

In 1964, ABC used an overhead camera for the first time. The event was the Liberty Bowl.

In 1966, “Dream Girl Of '67”, TV Game Show; debut on ABC.

In 1967, The Strawberry Alarm Clock grabbed a Gold Record when their number one hit, “Incense and Peppermints”, was certified as a million seller.

In 1969, In a Brady Bunch episode called “The Voice of Christmas”, Carol loses her voice from too much choir practice and may not be able to sing at the Christmas services, Alice tries an old remedy for laryngitis on Carol while Cindy asks the department store Santa to make her well. Mike gets upset when Santa agrees.

In 1969, The Beatles Seventh Christmas album was released.

In 1970, On the Christmas episode of “THE MARY TYLER MOORE SHOW”, For the normally spunky Mary Richards, Christmas has suddenly become a nothing day, and even her smile canʹt make it all seem worthwhile. In “Christmas and the Hard-Luck Kid,” she learns she has to work on Christmas, canceling plans to go home for the holidays. Then she gives up her Christmas Eve too, so a co-worker can be with his family. All alone in the newsroom, Mary tries to spread holiday cheer for herself; she sings “White Christmas” along with the TV, pirouettes like a little girl to “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy,” and has a lonely conversation with Charlie out at the transmitter. Then thereʹs a phone call with no one on the other end, and the elevator coming up in what should be an empty building. Just as Mary begins to panic, in burst Ted (Ted Knight), Murray (Gavin MacLeod), and Mr. Grant (Ed Asner) to keep their pal company. And thatʹs when Mary realizes she already “is ”home — with her new family.

In 1970, On the cover of TV Guide: “Merry Christmas”. Other Articles: Eva Gabor, Stewart Granger

In 1970, R.C., “He Ainʹt Heavy…Heʹs My Brother” by Neil Diamond peaked at #20 on the pop singles chart.

In 1970, R.C., “Stoned Love” by Supremes peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart. Diana Ross left the group earlier for a solo career.

In 1971, Stanley Kubrickʹs X-rated “A Clockwork Orange” starring Malcolm McDowell premiered in New York, Toronto, San Francisco and Hollywood.

In 1971, “The Homecoming: A Christmas Story,” celebrates Christmas Eve 1933 in rural Virginia as a family waits for their father to come home from his job 60 miles away…unless the bus crash theyʹve heard about on the radio has taken his life. (No reason to fear that, this happens to be what becomes the first episode of “The Waltons.” Although it does replace both Dad and Grandpa when it becomes a full-fledged series).

In 1972, The splashdown of Apollo 17 ended the United Statesʹ manned moon exploration program. “Itʹs a beautiful day,” astronaut Eugene Cernan said upon exiting the command module.

In 1973, Johnny Carson pulled a good one this night before a nationwide late-night audience on NBC. Carson started a fake toilet paper scare, when he mentioned during his “Tonight Show” monologue that a Wisconsin congressman had warned that toilet paper was disappearing from supermarket shelves. Toilet paper soon became a scarce commodity in many areas of the United States after the gag.

In 1973, “The Snoop Sisters”, TV Crime Drama; debut on NBC.

In 1974, “Man With The Golden Gun” James Bond flick was released in theaters in the U.S.

In 1974, Nelson A. Rockefeller was sworn in as the 41st vice president of the United States in the U.S. Senate chamber by Chief Justice Warren Burger with President Gerald R. Ford looking on (in a first for the Senate, the proceeding was televised live).

In 1975, C.W. McCall earns a Gold record by the RIAA for his novelty hits “Convoy,” which climbs to number one on the pop chart early next year. The song is a saga of interstate truck drivers and their run-ins with the law. It makes extensive use of, and helps popularize, CB radio language.

In 1975, Ron Wood joined the Rolling Stones.

In 1977, “The San Pedro Beach Bums”, TV Comedy; last aired on ABC.

In 1979, ESPN televised its first NHL game. The teams were the Washington Capitals and the Hartford Whales.

In 1980, The movie “9 to 5” starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Dolly Parton (who sang the hit theme) and Dabney Coleman opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A. Dolly Parton was blessed with two really big…Grammys…for the title song the following year.

In 1980, In one of the greatest comebacks in college football history, BYU rallied from a 20-point deficit with 2:33 left in the game and defeated SMU, 46-45 in the Holiday Bowl. Cougarsʹ QB Jim McMahon hit Clay Brown with a 41-yard touchdown pass as time expired for the victory.

In 1981, On the cover of TV Guide: “Merry Christmas”. Other Articles: John Forsythe, Far-Out Programs

In 1981, R.C., “Donʹt Stop Believin'” by Journey peaked at number nine on the pop singles chart.

In 1981, R.C., “Letʹs Groove” by Earth Wind and Fire peaked at number three on the pop singles chart and stayed there for five weeks.

In 1981, R.C., “Why Do Fools Fall In Love” by Diana Ross peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart.

In 1981, R.C., “Young Turks” by Rod Stewart peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1981, The Rolling Stones played the last show of their 1981 U.S. tour in Hampton, Virginia. This show was televised via closed-circuit cable and viewed by thousands across the country.

In 1984, Britain and China signed an accord returning the British colony of Hong Kong to Chinese sovereignty on July 1, 1997.

In 1985, The first broadcast of the famous commercial where the elderly woman told a dispatcher, “Iʹve fallen, and I canʹt get up” aired on television. It was no laughing matter, but for some reason, it took on a life of its own.

In 1986, “Double Talk”, TV Game Show; last aired on ABC.

In 1987, R.C., “Always On My Mind” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1987, R.C., “Catch Me (Iʹm Falling)” by Pretty Poison peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, R.C., “Donʹt You Want Me” by Jody Watley peaked at number six on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, R.C., “Is This Love” by Whitesnake peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, R.C., “Motortown” by The Kane Gang peaked at #36 on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, R.C., “Shake Your Love” by Debbie Gibson peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, R.C., “System Of Survival” by Earth Wind and Fire peaked at #60 on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, R.C., “Valerie” (new version) by Steve Winwood peaked at number nine on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, Both Paul Simon the musician, and Paul Simon, the presidential candidate, host “Saturday Night Live.”

In 1992, On the cover of TV Guide: “Toon Boom”. Other Articles: Cartoons, Linda Lavin

In 1994, “MTV Oddities” debut.

In 1996, “Bad Hair Day” video by “Weird Al” Yankovic was certified Gold

In 1996, The school board of Oakland, California, voted to recognize Black English, also known as “ebonics,” in a decision that set off a firestorm of controversy. (The board later reversed its stance.)

In 2001, The movie “Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2014, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson had its final first run show with Ferguson as host.

In 2018, The movie “Mary Poppins Returns” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

The Holiday Almanacs December 19, 2021

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Today is Sun Dec the 19 in the year 2021
Jan 1 began on a Fri
This is day 353 of the year
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Julian date = 2459556 O.S.= 12 - 6 - 2021

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Holidays

Fourth Sunday of Advent
[World] Shareware Day
[Hawaii] Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop's Birthday
[Mexico] Los Posadas Days/Lodgings (Thru Dec 24)
[Phillipines] Christmas Observance, Holiday, world's longest Xmas season thru Jan 6
[USA] Almanac Day
[USA] Can't Get Up Day
[USA] Halcyon Days (Day 6) (7 days, 1st of two zones)
[USA] Holidays Are Pickle Days (thru 12-31)
[World] Language Week (Day 5)
[World] Saturnalia. thru Dec 23; popular among Romans
[Zanzibar] Independence Day (1961)

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
[ancient Rome] Divalia
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