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The Big Datebook for December 20

Last Updated 11-26-2021

🏆🏁🚲Rik Van Looy -- is 88 in the year 2021 and 89 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1933
Bicyclist, Belgiumese
Misc: world champion

🎵Terry Dene -- is 83 in the year 2021 and 84 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1938
Pop Singer, English

🎵Kim Weston -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1939 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Soul Singer

🎭Pamela Austin -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1941
Actress
Misc: retired from acting in 1988
Movie Titles: Kissin' Cousins, Blue Hawaii, Evil Roy Slade, The Perils of Pauline

🎭🎵Tommy Cole -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1941
Actor, Singer
TV Shows: Mickey Mouse Club

🎭🏆Angel Tompkins -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1942
Actress, Model
Movie Titles: Murphy's Law, The Teacher, Prime Cut

🎵🎸Bobby Colomby -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1944
Drummer, Percussionist, Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: "Blood, Sweat & Tears"

✍🎭Uri Geller -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1946
Clairvoyant, Magician/Illusionist
Misc: Isralei psychic bends metal & stops watches mentally

🎭Dick Wolf -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1946
Hall of Famer, Producer
TV Shows: Law and Order, Miami Vice

Sonny Perdue -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1946 N.S.
Government Official
TV Shows: Agriculture Secretary

🏆🏈🏀Bo Ryan -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1947 N.S.
College Football Player, College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: University of Wisconsin-Madison

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🎵🎸Peter Criss -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1947
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Drummer, Heavy Metal Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RLN:Crisscoula
Group Names: KISS

🏆Michelle Hamilton -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1948 N.S.
Playmate
Names/Places: RN:Roxanna Platt
Misc: March 1968

⚛🎵Alan Parsons -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1948
Engineer, Music Producer, British
Group Names: Alan Parson's Project

🏆⚾Cecil Cooper -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1949
MLB Manager, MLB First Baseman
Names/Places: MN: Celester; NN: Coop
Misc: 5x All-Star, 3x Silver Slugger, 2x AL RBI Leader, Roberto Clemente Award, 2x Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox

🏆Thomas "Tom" Ferguson -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1950
Rodeo Cowboy
Misc: 6-time All-Around champion (1974-79); 1st cowboy to win $100,000 in one season (1978); 1st to win $1 million in career (1986).

🎵Michael Packer -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1950
Singer, Guitarist, Keyboardist
Group Names: Papa Nebo (founder with Bob Mintzer), Matt Murphy Band

🏆🏒Bill Clement -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1950
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Jenny Agutter -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1952 N.S.
Movie Actress, Dancer, English
Names/Places: b. in London
TV Shows: Call the Midwife (as Sister Julienne)
Movie Titles: Walkabout, An American Werewolf in London, The Avengers, Captain America, The Winter Soldier, Child's Play 2

🎭Michael Badalucco -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1954
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: The Practice (as Jimmy Berluti)
Movie Titles: The Man Who Wasn't There, O Brother Where Art Thou?, Leon: The Professional

🎭Blanche Baker -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1956
Actress, Producer
Names/Places: Carroll & Jack Garfein's daughter
Movie Titles: Sixteen Candles, The Girl Next Door, Taking Chance, Raw Deal

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🎵Rob Hajacos -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1956
Country Fiddler
Misc: one of Nashville's most in-demand players, working sessions by Taylor Swift, Garth Brooks, Shania Twain, Alan Jackson, Brooks & Dunn and Reba McEntire, among others.

🎵🎸Mike Watt -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1957
Songwriter, Bassist, Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: The Secondmen, Minutemen, Firehose

🎵🎸Billy Bragg -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1957
Songwriter, Punk Rock Singer/Guitarist, British
Group Names: Riff Raff (lead), soloist

🎵Anita Ward -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1957
Rhythm and Blues Singer, Disco Singer
Song Titles: Ring My Bell

⚖🎵🎸Jackie Fox -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1959
Attorney, Punk Rock Bassist
Names/Places: RN:Jacqueline Louise Fuchs
Group Names: The Runaways

🎭🏆Bonnie Marino -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1961
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: June 1990

🏆🏈Gale Gilbert -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1961
NFL Quarterback

🏆🏈Nate Newton -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1961
NFL Guard, USFL Figure
Misc: 3x Super Bowl champ, 6x Pro Bowl, 2x All-Pro, USFL All-Time Team
Sports Teams: Tampa Bay Bandits (USFL 1984-1985), Dallas Cowboys (1986-1998), Carolina Panthers (1999)

🏆🏈Tom Newberry -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1962
NFL Guard

🎵Ray Coburn -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1962
Songwriter, Keyboardist, Canadian
Group Names: Honeymoon Suite

🎭Joel Gretsch -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1963
Actor, Director
TV Shows: The 4400 (as Tom Baldwin), Taken (miniseries), V
Movie Titles: Push, Minority Report, The Legend of Bagger Vance

🎭Igbal Theba -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1963
Actor, Pakistan
TV Shows: Glee (as Principal Figgins)
Movie Titles: Transformers: Dark of the Moon, Playing for Keeps, Indecent Proposal

✍🎭🏆Karen Moncrieff -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1963
Screenwriter, Actress, Director, Beauty Pagent Winner
Movie Titles: The Dead Girl, Blue Car, The Trials of Cate McCall

🏆🎾Pam Casale -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1963
Tennis Player

🎭🎵David Alford -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1964
Actor, Composer
TV Shows: Nashville (as Bucky Dawes)
Movie Titles: Stocker, The Last Castle, The Second Chance

🎵Kris Tyler -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1964
Country Singer

🏆🏈Mike Utley -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1965
Hall of Famer, NFL Guard, College Football Player
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Washington State, Detriot Lions (1989-1991)

🏆🏈Tim Hauck -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1966
NFL Coach, NFL Player

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🎵🎸Chris Robinson -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1966
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Black Crowes

🎭🏆Wendy Hamilton -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1967
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: December 1991

🎭Nicole De Boer -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1970 N.S.
Actress, Producer, Canadian
TV Shows: The Dead Zone (as Sarah Bracknell Bannerman), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (as Lieutenant Ezri Dax)

✍🎭Todd Phillips -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1970
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Old School, The Hangover (series), Due Date

🏆🏈Tony Semple -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1970
NFL Guard

🏆🏒Travis Green -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1970
NHL Player, Hockey Coach, Canadian

🏆🏈Jerry Ellison -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1971
NFL Runningback

🏆⚾Marc Valdes -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1971
MLB Pitcher

🏆🏈Scott Slutzker -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1972
NFL Tight End

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🏆🏒Cory Stillman -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1973
NHL Executive, NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏀Royal Ivey -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1981 N.S.
NBA Coach, NBA Guard

🏆⚾James Shields -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1981 N.S.
MLB Pitcher

🏆⚾David Wright -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1982 N.S.
MLB Third Baseman
Misc: 7x All-Star, 2x Gold Glove, 2x Silver Slugger, 30-30 club; active as of 2015
Sports Teams: New York Mets

🎵David Cook -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1982
Singer
TV Shows: American Idol (2008)

🏆Lara Stone -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1983 N.S.
Model, Dutch (Netherlands)

🏆Lucy Pinder -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1983 N.S.
Model, English

✍🎭Jonah Hill -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1983
Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian, Producer
Movie Titles: 21 Jump Street, 22 Jump Street, The Wolf on Wall Street, Superbad, Knocked Up, Moneyball

🎭Bobby Morley -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1984 N.S.
Actor, Australian
TV Shows: The 100, Neighbours, Home and Away

🏆Leola Bell -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1984
Playmate
Misc: February 2012

🏆Jillian Grace -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1985
Model, Playmate
Misc: March 2005

🎭Joseph Tello -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1989
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1998
TV Shows: Sister Sister, Men Behaving Badly
Movie Titles: Ghosts of Mississippi

🏆India Reynolds -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1990 N.S.
Model, English

🎭🎵JoJo -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1990 N.S.
Actress, Singer
Names/Places: RN: Joanna Noelle Levesque
Movie Titles: Aquamarine

🎵Bugzy Malone -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1990 N.S.
Rapper, English

🎭Colin Woodell -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1991 N.S.
Actress

🎭Jillian Rose Reed -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1991 N.S.
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Awkward (as Tamara Kaplan), Elena of Avalor (as Naomi)
Movie Titles: Finding Alice, Convessions of a Womanizer

🏆🏈Martavis Bryant -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1991 N.S.
NFL Wide Receiver

🎭Austin Falk -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1993 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: 2 Broke Girls (as Nash)
Movie Titles: Tales of Halloween

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🎭Nazriya Nazim -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.12/20/1994 N.S.
Actress, India

🎭Blake Bertrand -- is 20 in the year 2021 and 21 in the year 2022; b.12/20/2001 N.S.
Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Gravity Falls
Movie Titles: You Don't Mess with the Zohan, Mr. Peabody and Sherman

Joshua Bishop Kelley Jr. -- is 5 in the year 2021 and 6 in the year 2022; b.12/20/2016 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Katherine Heigl and Josh Kelley's son

Teddy Rothschild -- is 4 in the year 2021 and 5 in the year 2022; b.12/20/2017 N.S.
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Nicky Hilton and James' daughter

🎨Pieter de Hooch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1629 d.3/24/1684 (54)
Artist, Dutch (Netherlands)
Misc: 12-20-1629 was the date he was baptized, 3-24-1684 was the date he was buried

🎨Calvert Vaux -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1824 d.11/19/1895 (70)
Architect, Landscaper, British

Dr. Samuel A. Mudd -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1833 d.1/10/1883 (49)
Doctor, Physician
Misc: gave medical assistance to John Wilkes Booth and was convicted because of that; dammit, he's a doctor, not a crook!

🎨🎭Elsie DeWolfe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1865 d.7/12/1950 (84)
Designer, Actress
Misc: decorator

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🏆🏈William "Pudge" Heffelfinger -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1867 d.4/2/1954 (86)
NFL Defensive, College Football Player
Misc: Yale University guard; greatest blocker of all time; the first paid professional player in 1892 ($500/game); "Pudge" is best remembered for his innovative method of pulling out of the line to run interference for running backs.
Sports Teams: Yale University

✍⚛💰Harvey Samuel Firestone -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1868 d.2/7/1938 (69)
Author, Inventor, Executive, Industrialist, Manufacturer
Misc: Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. founder where the rubber meets the road

🎭Charley Grapewin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1869 d.2/2/1956 (86)
Movie Actor, Vaudevillan
Movie Titles: Wizard Of Oz

🎵Henry Kimball Hadley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1871 d.9/6/1937 (65)
Conductor/Composer

Walter Sydney Adams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1876 d.5/11/1956 (79)
Astronomer
Misc: director of Mount Wilson

💰🏆⚾Branch Rickey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1881 d.12/9/1965 (83)
Hall of Famer, Executive, MLB Manager, MLB Player
Misc: instrumental in breaking baseball's color barrier '47; initiated the minor league farm system in 1919; Cardinals and Baseball Halls of Fame member
Sports Teams: St. Louis Browns (player 1905-1906), New York Highlanders (player 1907), St. Louis Browns (player 1914), St. Louis Browns (manager 1913-1915), St. Louis Cardinals (manager 1919-1925), St. Louis Browns (G.M. 1913-1915, 1919), St. Louis Cardinals (G.M. 1919-1942), Brooklyn Dodgers (G.M. 1943-1950), Pittsburgh Pirates (G.M. 1950-1955)

🏆🏒Frederick Whitcroft -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1882 d.8/9/1931 (48)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Coach, Hockey Player, Canadian
Misc: NHL Rover
Sports Teams: Renfrew Creamery Kings, Edmonton Eskimos, Kenora Thistles

🏆🎾Hazel Hotchkiss Wightman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1886 N.S. d.12/5/1974 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
Misc: She won her first national title in 1909 and her last in 1955 at the age of 68! In her career she won 50 national titles in singles and doubles indoors and out.

🏆🎳Mort Lindsey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1888 d.5/16/1959 (70)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🏆⚾Fred Merkle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1888 d.3/2/1956 (67)
MLB Player
Misc: whose 16-year career (1,637 games) was overshadowed by his classic bonehead play in 1908.

Dora Kastner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1895 presumed deceased
Misc: one of the oldest living twins

Joe Korn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1895 presumed deceased
Misc: one of the oldest living twins

Susanne K. Langer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1895 d.7/17/1985 (89)
Author, Philosopher

Leonard Hobbs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1896 d.11/1/1977 (80)
Engineer
Misc: developed the J-57 split-compressor turbojet aircraft engine, the first with 10,000 pounds of thrust

Finn Ronne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1899 d.1/12/1980 (80)
Explorer, Geographer, Norweigan
Misc: explored 3600 miles of Antarctica

🏆⚾Charles Leo "Gabby" Hartnett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1900 d.12/20/1972 (72)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Catcher
Misc: NL MVP 1935
Sports Teams: Chicago Cubs (player 1922-1940, manager 1938-1940), New York Giants (player 1941)

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🎭🎵Irene Dunne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1901 d.9/4/1990 (88)
Movie Actress, Comedienne, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Louisville, KY; RN:Irene Marie Dunn
Misc: some say b. 1904 or b. 1898

Dr. Robert Van De Graaff -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1901 d.1/16/1967 (65)
Inventor, Physicist
Misc: built a high-voltage electrostatic energy generator

🏆🏈🏀Edgar S. "Eddie" Hickey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1902 N.S. d.12/5/1980 N.S. (77)
Hall of Famer, College Football Coach, College Basketball Coach
Misc: in the Basketball and College Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Creighton University (football 1934, basketball 1934-1943, 1946-1947), St. Louis University (basketball 1947-1958), Marquette University (basketball 1958-1964)

✍📰Max Lerner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1902 d.6/5/1992 (89)
Writer, Journalist, Columnist, Educator, Russian
Misc: New York Post

🎨Hans Burkhardt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1904 d.4/22/1994 (89)
Painter

🎭Albert Dekker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1905 d.5/5/1968 (62)
Movie Actor
Misc: played mad scientists & other villians

🏆🎳Joe Wilman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1905 d.10/22/1969 (63)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🏆🏁🏊Bárány István -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1907 N.S. d.2/21/1995 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Hunter, Olympic Athlete

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🎵Paul Francis Webster -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1907 d.3/18/1984 (76)
Lyricist, Songwriter

🎵Skeeter Willis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1907 d.1/28/1976 (68)
Music Figure
Group Names: Willis Brothers

🏆🏒Charlie Conacher -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1909 d.12/30/1967 (58)
Hall of Famer, NHL Right Wing, NHL Forward, Canadian
Names/Places: RFMN:Charles William; NN:The Big Bomber
Misc: playing career 1929-1941
Sports Teams: Toronto Maple Leafs, Detroit Red Wings, New York Americans

🎵Vagn Holmboe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1909 d.9/1/1996 (86)
Composer

Hortense Calisher -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1911 d.1/13/2009 (97)
Novelist

🎭Ernie Morrison -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1912 d.7/24/1989 (76)
Movie Actor
Names/Places: NN:Sunshine Sammy; RFN:Ernest
Movie Titles: Our Gang

Harry Flood Byrd Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1914 d.7/30/2013 (98)
Senator

✍📰Paul Brickhill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1916 d.4/23/1991 (74)
Author, Novelist, Journalist
Misc: war novels

🎭Audrey Totter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1917 d.12/12/2013 (95)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress
TV Shows: Meet Millie, Cimarron City (as Beth Purcell), Our Man Higgins (as Alice MacRoberts), Medical Center (as Nurse Wilcox)

✍🎭Ann Richards -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1917 d.8/24/2006 (88)
Author, Actress
Misc: not the Texas governor

📰W. Eugene Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1918 d.10/15/1978 (59)
Photojournalist

💰James L. "Bud" Walton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1921 d.3/21/1995 (73)
Businessperson
Misc: co-founded Wal-Mart with brother Sam

🎭George Roy Hill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1922 d.12/27/2002 (80)
Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in Minneapolis, MN
Movie Titles: Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid, The Sting, World According to Garp

🎭Charita Bauer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1923 d.2/28/1985 (61)
TV/Soap Actress
TV Shows: The Aldrich Family (as Mary Aldrich), Guiding Light (as Bert Bauer for over 40 years and won a Lifetime Achievement Award for that feat)

🎭Charlie Callas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1924 N.S. d.1/27/2011 N.S. (86)
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Switch (as Malcolm Argos)

🎭Joe Hamilton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1926 d.6/9/1991 (64)
TV Producer
Names/Places: Carol Burnett's ex-
TV Shows: The Carol Burnett Show, Garry Moore, Mama's Family

🎨✍David Levine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1926 d.12/29/2009 (83)
Artist, Illustrator, Caricaturist, Children's Author

Geoffrey Howe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1926 N.S. d.10/9/2015 N.S. (88)
Politician, British

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🏆Jim Simpson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1927 d.1/13/2016 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, Sportscaster
TV Shows: Monday Night Baseball (1970s), ESPN

Kim Young-Sam -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1927 d.11/22/2015 N.S. (87)
President, South Korean

🏆🏈Jack Christiansen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1928 d.6/29/1986 (57)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Defensive, College Football Coach
Misc: returned 1,084 yards in punt returns with 8 TDs
Sports Teams: Colorado State, Detroit Lions (player 1951-1958), San Francisco 49ers (coach 1963-1967), Stanford University (coach 1972-1976), Kansas City Chiefs (coach 1977), Seattle Seahawks (coach 1978-1982), Atlanta Falcons (coach 1983)

🏆⛸Carlo Fassi -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1929 d.3/20/1997 (67)
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater, Italian

🎭Mala Powers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1930 d.6/11/2007 (76)
Actress
TV Shows: Hazel (as Mona Williams)

🎭John Hillerman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1932 d.11/9/2017 N.S. (84)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: b. in Denison, Texas
Misc: some say b. Dec 30
TV Shows: One Day at a Time (as Claude Connors), Ellery Queen (1970s), The Betty White Show, Magnum P.I. (as Jonathan Quayle Higgins III aka really Robin Masters), The Hogan Family
Movie Titles: What's Up Doc?, Blazing Saddles

🎭Kathryn Joosten -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1939 d.6/1/2012 (72)
Actress

💰Will Radcliff -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1939 N.S. d.9/18/2014 N.S. (74)
Businessperson
Misc: created the Slush Puppie, a frozen slush drink, and founded Slush Puppie Corporation in 1970.

🏆🏈Bob Hayes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1942 N.S. d.9/18/2002 N.S. (59)
Hall of Famer, NFL Player, Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Names/Places: RN:Robert Lee Hayes; NN:Bullet Bob
Misc: won gold medal in 100m at 1964 Olympics; All-Pro SE for Dallas in 1966; convicted of drug trafficking in 1979 and served 18 months of a 5-year sentence.
Sports Teams: Dallas Cowboys (1965-1974), San Francisco 49ers (1975)

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🎵🎷🎸Larry Willis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1942 N.S. d.9/29/2019 N.S. (76)
Composer, Jazz Pianist, Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: "Blood, Sweat and Tears"

🎭Jacqueline Pearce -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1943 N.S. d.9/3/2018 N.S. (74)
Actress, English
TV Shows: Blake's 7

🏆⚾Charles Herman Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1943 d.9/10/2005 (61)
MLB Umpire

🎭Jimmie Skaggs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1944 d.7/6/2004 (59)
Movie Actor

🎭John Spencer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1946 d.12/16/2005 (58)
TV Actor
TV Shows: L.A. Law (as Tommy Mullaney), The Negotiator, The West Wing (as Chief of Staff Leo McGarry)

🎵"Little" Stevie Wright -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1948 N.S. d.12/27/2015 N.S. (67)
Singer, Musician, Australian
Names/Places: RN:Steven Carlton Wright
Group Names: The Easybeats (lead)
Song Titles: Friday on My Mind

Robin Bush -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1949 d.10/11/1953 (3)
Celebrity Relative
Names/Places: Barbara & George's daughter

🎭🏆Claudia Jennings -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1949 d.10/3/1979 (29)
Actress, Playmate
Names/Places: RN:Mary Ellen Chesterton
Misc: November 1969: Playboy Playmate of the Year 1970

🏆⚾Oscar Gamble -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1949 N.S. d.1/31/2018 N.S. (68)
MLB Outfielder
Misc: Desiginated Hitter

🎵🎸Don Heffington -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1950 N.S. d.3/23/2021 N.S. (70)
Songwriter, Percussionist, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Lone Justice

🎵Keith Wilder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1951 N.S. d.10/29/2017 N.S. (65)
Soul Singer
Group Names: Heatwave

🏆🏀Bobby Phills II -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/20/1969 d.1/12/2000 (30)
NBA Guard

⚛📰Samuel Mitchell -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/20/1792 d.12/20/1868 (76)
Geographer, Publisher

🏆⚽William McGregor -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/13/1846 d.12/20/1911 (65)
Soccer Player, Scottish
Misc: association football administrator in the Victorian era who is regarded as the founder of the Founder League, the first organized association soccer league in the world.

🎖Erick Ludendorff -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/9/1865 d.12/20/1937 (72)
General, German

🎭🎵Sir C. Aubrey Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/21/1863 d.12/20/1948 (85)
Movie Actor, Singer, English
Names/Places: b. in London
Movie Titles: Prisoner of Zenda

James Hilton -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/9/1900 d.12/20/1954 (54)
Novelist, English

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💰Preston Tucker -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/21/1903 d.12/20/1956 (53)
Manufacturer
Misc: rear engine cars

🎵Walter Page -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/9/1900 d.12/20/1957 (57)
Bassist, Bandleader
Misc: invented the jazz technique known as the "walking bass line"
Group Names: The Count Basie Orchestra

🏆🥊George Chaney -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/16/1892 d.12/20/1958 (66)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

✍🎭Moss Hart -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/24/1904 d.12/20/1961 (57)
Dramatist/Playwright, Game Show Host, Stage Producer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Robert Arnold Conrad; Kitty Carlisle's husband
Misc: wrote You Can't Take It With You, The Man Who Came To Dinner (with George S. Kaufman)

John Steinbeck -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/27/1902 d.12/20/1968 (66)
Novelist, American
Names/Places: b. in Salinas, CA; d. in New York
Movie Titles: The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men, Cannery Row, East of Eden

🎭Roy O. Disney -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/24/1893 d.12/20/1971 (78)
Film Executive
Names/Places: MN:Oliver; Walt's brother
Misc: co-founder of the Disney empire

🏆🎳Martin Cassio -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/15/1904 d.12/20/1972 (68)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Misc: won 15 tournament titles.

🏆⚾Charles Leo "Gabby" Hartnett -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/20/1900 d.12/20/1972 (72)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Catcher
Misc: NL MVP 1935
Sports Teams: Chicago Cubs (player 1922-1940, manager 1938-1940), New York Giants (player 1941)

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🎨⚛John Lloyd Wright -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/12/1892 d.12/20/1972 (80)
Architect, Engineer
Names/Places: Frank's son
Misc: Invented Lincoln Logs in 1916.

🎭🎵Bobby Darin -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/14/1936 d.12/20/1973 (37)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Music Executive, Songwriter, Music Publisher, Drummer, Guitarist, Pianist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York, NY; RN:Walden Robert Cassotto; Sandra Dee's ex-
Song Titles: Mack the Knife
TV Shows: The Bobby Darin Show

🎭William Lundigan -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/12/1914 d.12/20/1975 (61)
TV/Movie Actor, Variety Show Host, Announcer
Names/Places: b. in Syracuse, N.Y.; d. Dec 21?
Misc: Chrysler spokesman
TV Shows: Climax, Shower of Stars, Men into Space

Richard J. Daley -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/15/1902 d.12/20/1976 (74)
Mayor
Misc: Mayor of Chicago

🎵Ned Washington -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/15/1901 d.12/20/1976 (75)
Lyricist
Movie Titles: Pinocchio, Dumbo, High Noon

Nellie Taylor Ross -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/29/1876 d.12/20/1977 (101)
Governor
Misc: the first woman governor (Wyoming)

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

🏆🏀James Enright -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/3/1910 N.S. d.12/20/1981 N.S. (71)
Hall of Famer, Sports Writer, Basketball Referee
Misc: officiated college and professional basketball games; wrote for baseball and basketball for publications.

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

🎵Arthur Rubinstein -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1887 d.12/20/1982 (95)
Pianist, Classical Performer, Polish
Names/Places: d. in Geneva
Misc: some say b. in 1889

🎭John Vivyan -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/31/1916 d.12/20/1983 (67)
Actor
Misc: some say b. 1923
TV Shows: Mr. Lucky (star)

🏆🏌Dan Sikes Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/7/1929 d.12/20/1987 (58)
Golfer

🎵Harry Boardman -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1930 d.12/20/1987
Singer, Folk Performer, English

📰Max Robinson -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/1/1939 d.12/20/1988 (49)
Newscaster, Journalist
TV Shows: ABC News (the first black anchor of a major network newscast)

🎭Abner J. Greshler -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/2/1910 d.12/20/1993 (83)
Talent Agent

💰W. Edwards Deming -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/14/1900 d.12/20/1993 (93)
Businessperson
Names/Places: RFN:William
Misc: helped Japan after WWII

🎭Madge Sinclair -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/28/1938 N.S. d.12/20/1995 N.S. (57)
TV/Movie Actress, Jamaican
Names/Places: RN:Madge Dorita Sinclair Compton
TV Shows: Roots, Grandpa Goes to Washington, Trapper John MD (as Nurse Ernestine Shoop), Gabriels' Fire (as Empress Josephine), Pros & Cons (as Empress Josephine)

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✍⚛📰Dr. Carl Sagan -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/9/1934 d.12/20/1996 (62)
Author, Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Correspondent
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RFN:Edward
Misc: Science Popularizer; He said "Billions and Billions of..." billions and billions of times!
TV Shows: 20/20, Cosmos (1980)

🎭Dawn Steel -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/19/1946 d.12/20/1997 (51)
Movie Producer
Misc: Head of Columbia Pictures

✍🎭Juzo Itami -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/15/1933 d.12/20/1997 (64)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Actor, Director, Japanese

🎭Irene Hervey -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/11/1910 d.12/20/1998 (88)
Actress
Names/Places: Allan Jones' wife, Jack Jones' mother
Misc: was 89?

🎭Irving Rapper -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/16/1898 d.12/20/1999 (101)
Director

🎭James Wainwright -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/5/1938 N.S. d.12/20/1999 N.S. (61)
Actor
TV Shows: Daniel Boone
Movie Titles: Joe Kidd, The Survivors, Battletruck, The Private Files of J. Edgar Hoover

🎵Hank Snow -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/9/1914 d.12/20/1999 (85)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country Performer, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Liverpool, Nova Scotia
Misc: Grand Ole Opry regular

🎭🎵Foster Brooks -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/11/1912 d.12/20/2001 (89)
Actor, Comedian, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Louisville, KY
TV Shows: New Bill Cosby Show, Mork & Mindy (as Mr. Miles Sternhagen)

Grote Reber -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/22/1911 d.12/20/2002 (90)
Astronomer
Misc: radio engineer who built the first radio telescope and was largely responsible for the early development of radio astronomy, which opened an entirely new research front in the study of the universe.

🎵Charles Grean -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/1/1913 d.12/20/2003 (90)
Bassist, Conductor
Names/Places: MN:Randolph; Betty Johnson's hubby
Misc: scoring soaps, movies, & varieties
Song Titles: Quentin's Theme (Dark Shadows theme song)

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🎵Son Seals -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/14/1942 d.12/20/2004 (62)
Hall of Famer, Singer/Guitarist, Drummer, Blues Performer
Names/Places: RFN: Frank

🎭Argentina Brunetti -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/31/1907 d.12/20/2005 (98)
Actress
TV Shows: General Hospital

🎭Frank Capra Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/20/1934 d.12/20/2007 (73)
Entertainment Figure
Names/Places: Frank's son

🎵Lydia Mendoza -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/21/1916 d.12/20/2007 (91)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist
Misc: Tex-Mex style

🎭Dorothy Sarnoff -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/25/1914 d.12/20/2008 (94)
Actress

🎭Robert Mulligan -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/23/1925 d.12/20/2008 (83)
Movie Director
Movie Titles: Summer of '42

🎭Arnold Stang -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/28/1918 d.12/20/2009 (91)
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: b. in Chelsea, MA
Misc: AP says b. 1924
TV Shows: Top Cat (voice, star), Broadside, Milton Berle Show (as Francis), Captain Video (as villian)

🎭🎵Brittany Murphy -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/10/1977 d.12/20/2009 (32)
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Pop Singer
Song Titles: Faster Kill Pussycat
Album Titles: A Lively Mind
TV Shows: A Different World (as Brenda), King of the Hill (as Luanne Platter/Joseph Gribble)
Movie Titles: Clueless, 8 Mile, Don't Say a Word, Just Married, Uptown Girls, Little Black Book, Sin City, Happy Feet

🎵🎸James Martin Gurley -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/22/1939 d.12/20/2009 (69)
Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: Big Brother & the Holding Company

🎭Jacqueline Courtney -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/24/1946 d.12/20/2010 N.S. (64)
Soap Actress
Misc: retired from acting in 1983

🎵Sean Bonniwell -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/16/1940 d.12/20/2011 (71)
Songwriter, Singer
Group Names: Music Machine (as lead)

🎵🏆🥊Jimmy McCracklin -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/13/1921 d.12/20/2012 (91)
Hall of Famer, Singer, Harmonicaist, Pianist, Rhythm and Blues Performer, Boxer
Names/Places: RN:James David Walker

🎭Patricia Elliott -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/21/1938 d.12/20/2015 N.S. (77)
Actress
TV Shows: One Life to Live (as Renee Divine Buchanan)

🎭Michèle Morgan -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/29/1920 d.12/20/2016 N.S. (96)
Actress, French
Movie Titles: The Fallen Idol, Everybody's Fine

🎭Donald Moffat -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/26/1930 N.S. d.12/20/2018 N.S. (87)
Actor, English
TV Shows: Logan's Run (as Kent)
Movie Titles: The Thing, Clear and Present Danger

🏆🏁Robert Glenn "Junior" Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/28/1931 N.S. d.12/20/2019 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: one of the early superstars of NASCAR in the 1950s and 1960s

🎵Chad Stuart -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/10/1941 N.S. d.12/20/2020 N.S. (79)
Pianist, Folk Singer/Guitarist, English
Names/Places: or LN spelled as Stewart?
Group Names: Chad and Jeremy

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1969, ✪ “Alice's Rock And Roll Restaurant” by Arlo Guthrie peaked at number 97 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, ✪ “Freedom Of Choice” by Devo peaked at number 103 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2014, ✪ “Girl In A Country Song” by Maddie And Tae peaked at number 54 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, ✪ “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, ✪ “You Be Illin'” by Run-D.M.C. peaked at number 29 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “7/11” by Beyoncé peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “A Brand New Me” by Dusty Springfield peaked at number 24 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1947, “Ballerina” by Vaughn Monroe peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Beautiful” by Akon Featuring Colby O'Donis And Kardinal Offishall peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Bimbombey” by Jimmie Rodgers peaked at number 11 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Circus” by Britney Spears peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Cowboys Like Us” by George Strait peaked at number 38 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Don't Let Love Hang You Up” by Jerry Butler peaked at number 44 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Down On The Corner” by Creedence Clearwater Revival peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “For The Love Of You” by The Isley Brothers peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Goin' Out Of My Head” by Frank Sinatra peaked at number 79 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Goldmine” by The Pointer Sisters peaked at number 33 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Happy” by Eddie Kendricks peaked at number 66 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” by Pat Benatar peaked at number 9 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “How I Miss You Baby” by Bobby Womack peaked at number 93 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1947, “How Soon (Will I Be Seeing You)?” by Bing Crosby And Carmen Cavallaro peaked at number 9 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1947, “How Soon (Will I Be Seeing You)?” by Vaughn Monroe peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “I Believe In You” by Don Williams peaked at number 24 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “I Can't Stop The Feelin'” by Pure Prairie League peaked at number 77 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “I Just Thought You'd Like To Know” by Johnny Cash And The Tennessee Two peaked at number 85 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “I Want To Be Happy Cha Cha” by The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Starring Warren Covington peaked at number 70 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “I Wonder If Heaven Got A Ghetto” by Tupac peaked at number 67 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “I'm Tired” by Savoy Brown peaked at number 74 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “It's Been A Long Time” by Betty Everett peaked at number 96 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Jealous Heart” by Tab Hunter peaked at number 62 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1941, “Jingle Bells” by Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Featuring Tex Beneke And Ernie Caceras peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Kozmic Blues” by Janis Joplin peaked at number 41 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Lady-O” by The Turtles peaked at number 78 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Leaving On A Jet Plane” by Peter, Paul And Mary peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Lonely School Year” by The Hudson Brothers peaked at number 57 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Love Of My Life” by The Everly Brothers peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Make It Rain” by Ed Sheeran peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Midnight” by Classics IV peaked at number 58 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “One Night” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Our Day Will Come” by Frankie Valli peaked at number 11 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Perfect” by Simple Plan peaked at number 24 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Problems” by The Everly Brothers peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Roll With Me” by Montgomery Gentry peaked at number 33 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Runnin' (Dying To Live)” by Tupac Featuring The Notorious B.I.G. peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Sing Sing Sing” by The Bernie Lowe Orchestra peaked at number 46 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Something That We Do” by Clint Black peaked at number 76 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Take Me To Church” by Hozier peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Tasty Love” by Freddie Jackson peaked at number 41 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “That Old Black Magic” by Louis Prima And Keely Smith peaked at number 18 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “The Blower's Daughter” by Matt McAndrew peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “The Last Game Of The Season (A Blind Man In The Bleachers)” by David Geddes peaked at number 18 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “The World Outside” by Roger Williams peaked at number 71 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “The World Outside” by The Four Aces peaked at number 63 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “To Be A Lover” by Billy Idol peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Trickle Trickle” by The Manhattan Transfer peaked at number 73 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Up And Down” by Billy Lawrence peaked at number 92 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Volaré (nel blu dipinto di blu)” by Al Martino peaked at number 33 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Volunteers” by Jefferson Airplane peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Walked Outta Heaven” by Jagged Edge peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Why Can't I?” by Liz Phair peaked at number 32 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “You Know I Love You...Don't You?” by Howard Jones peaked at number 17 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “You” by Earth, Wind And Fire peaked at number 48 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1980, ✪ “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie peaked at number 35 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1958, ✪ “The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)” by The Chipmunks With The Music Of David Seville peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1958, ✪ “The Teen Commandments” by Paul Anka With George Hamilton IV And Johnny Nash peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “(Just Like) Starting Over” by John Lennon peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay” by The Dells peaked at number 55 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Beautiful” by Akon peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Bimbombey” by Jimmie Rodgers peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Bitter Sweet Symphony” by The Verve peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Cherry Hill Park” by Billy Joe Royal peaked at number 8 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Circus” by Britney Spears peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Come Prima (Koma Preema)” by Tony Dallara peaked at number 7 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Could I Have This Dance” by Anne Murray peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Don't Let Love Hang You Up” by Jerry Butler peaked at number 44 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood” by Ginette Reno peaked at number 53 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Down To The Line” by Bachman-Turner Overdrive peaked at number 13 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Eighteen With A Bullet” by Pete Wingfield peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Eleanor Rigby” by Aretha Franklin peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Every Beat Of My Heart” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 95 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Every Bit Of Love” by Ken Tobias peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “For The Love Of You” by The Isley Brothers peaked at number 35 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Fortunate Son” by Creedence Clearwater Revival peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Groovy Grubworm” by Harlow Wilcox And The Oakies peaked at number 20 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Happy” by Paul Anka peaked at number 77 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Heaven Knows” by The Grass Roots peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Here Without You” by 3 Doors Down peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Holidae Inn” by Chingy Featuring Ludacris And Snoop Dogg peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “How Long” by Lipps, Inc. peaked at number 42 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “I'm On Fire” by Jim Gilstrap peaked at number 11 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “In The Winter” by Janis Ian peaked at number 94 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Johnny And Mary” by Robert Palmer peaked at number 32 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Lovely One” by The Jacksons peaked at number 40 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Make It Rain” by Ed Sheeran peaked at number 27 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Make Me Your Baby” by Suzanne Stevens peaked at number 23 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Master Blaster (Jammin')” by Stevie Wonder peaked at number 22 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Me And You” by O.C. Smith peaked at number 93 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Our Day Will Come” by Frankie Valli peaked at number 30 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Part Time Love” by Gladys Knight And The Pips peaked at number 34 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Philadelphia U.S.A.” by The Nu Tornados peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Secret Love” by Freddy Fender peaked at number 38 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “See Ruby Fall” by Johnny Cash peaked at number 41 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Shot In The Dark” by Haywire peaked at number 96 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Sometimes A Fantasy” by Billy Joel peaked at number 21 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Soul City” by Partland Brothers peaked at number 25 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Stand By Me” by Ben E. King peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2014, “The Blower's Daughter” by Matt McAndrew peaked at number 30 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “The Last Game Of The Season (A Blind Man In The Bleachers)” by David Geddes peaked at number 42 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1997, “The Oaf (My Luck Is Wasted)” by Big Wreck peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Word Up!” by Cameo peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “You Are My Life” by Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass peaked at number 74 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “You Give Love A Bad Name” by Bon Jovi peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “You Know I Love You...Don't You?” by Howard Jones peaked at number 26 on the Canada pop singles chart.

Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1986, “Every Beat Of My Heart” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 95 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Shot In The Dark” by Haywire peaked at number 96 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Soul City” by Partland Brothers peaked at number 25 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Stand By Me” by Ben E. King peaked at number 1 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Word Up!” by Cameo peaked at number 12 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “You Give Love A Bad Name” by Bon Jovi peaked at number 2 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “You Know I Love You...Don't You?” by Howard Jones peaked at number 26 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1975, ✪ “Dance Of The Cuckoos” by The Band Of The Black Watch peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, ✪ “Have A Cheeky Christmas” by The Cheeky Girls peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, ✪ “Make Way For Noddy” by Noddy peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, ✪ “The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine” by Laurel And Hardy peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “(Just Like) Starting Over” by John Lennon peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Ain't What You Do” by Big Brovaz peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Bachelorette” by Björk peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Back To You” by Bryan Adams peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Because You're Mine” by Nat "King" Cole peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Best Love” by The Course peaked at number 51 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Better” by Boyzone peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Boss” by Fifth Harmony peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Camel Bobsled Race” by DJ Shadow peaked at number 62 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Caravan Of Love” by The Housemartins peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Change Clothes” by JAY-Z Featuring Pharrell peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Changes” by Ozzy And Kelly Osbourne peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Clubland” by Elvis Costello And The Attractions peaked at number 60 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Cry Little Sister (I Need U Now)” by The Lost Brothers Featuring G Tom Mac peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Dangerous” by Busta Rhymes peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da” by The Police peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Deeper” by Serious Danger peaked at number 40 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Dogtrain” by The Levellers peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Drown” by Bring Me The Horizon peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Eastenders And Howards Way Themes” by The Shadows peaked at number 86 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Faith Can Move Mountains” by Johnnie Ray And The Four Lads peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “First Impressions” by The Impressions peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Funky Dory” by Rachel Stevens peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Golden Years” by David Bowie peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Happy To Be On An Island In The Sun” by Demis Roussos peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Heartbreak Hotel” by The Jacksons peaked at number 44 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Hello Friend” by Chris Rea peaked at number 79 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Hey Luciani” by The Fall peaked at number 59 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “History Repeating” by Propellerheads Featuring Miss Shirley Bassey peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “How Do You Stop” by James Brown peaked at number 92 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “I Feel Love” by Vanessa-Mae peaked at number 41 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “I Never Loved You Anyway” by The Corrs peaked at number 43 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “I Wasn't Born Yesterday” by Daryl Hall peaked at number 93 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “I'll See It Through” by Texas peaked at number 40 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “I'm All You Need” by Samantha Fox peaked at number 41 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “If God Will Send His Angels” by U2 peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “It's Christmas Time” by Status Quo peaked at number 40 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “It's Only Make Believe” by Conway Twitty peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Jumbalaya” by Jo Stafford peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Last All Night (Koala)” by Oliver Heldens Featuring Kstewart peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Lift Me Up” by Red 5 peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Lost You Somewhere” by Chicane peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Louis Quatorze” by Bow Wow Wow peaked at number 58 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Love Me To Sleep” by Hot Chocolate peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Love Profusion” by Madonna peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “My Delirium” by Ladyhawke peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “My Immortal” by Evanescence peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Night Changes” by One Direction peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Nik Nak Paddy Wak” by Snowman peaked at number 80 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Only Love Remains” by Paul McCartney peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Open Your Heart” by Madonna peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Own Them Control Them” by Misty In Roots peaked at number 89 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Powerless (Say What You Want)” by Nelly Furtado peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Rehab” by Rihanna peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Rhythm Of The Night” by Powerhouse peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Right Now (Na Na Na)” by Akon peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Roxanne '97 (Puff Daddy Remix)” by Sting And The Police peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Runaway Boys” by Stray Cats peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Santa Claus Is Back In Town” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 41 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Santa's List” by Cliff Richard peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “See You Later, Alligator” by Dr. Feelgood peaked at number 98 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Small Change” by Hindsight peaked at number 82 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “So Cold The Night” by The Communards peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Soul Love / Soul Man” by Womack And Womack peaked at number 58 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Sunday Morning” by No Doubt peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “The Essential Wally Party Medley” by Gay Gordon And The Mince Pies peaked at number 60 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “The Little Drummer Boy / Peace On Earth” by Sir Terry Wogan And Aled Jones peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “The Reason” by Céline Dion peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “The Son Of Mary” by Harry Belafonte peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “The Voice Within” by Christina Aguilera peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “The Young And The Hopeless / Hold On” by Good Charlotte peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Two Little Boys” by Rolf Harris peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Uptown Funk!” by Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Use Somebody” by Kings Of Leon peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “With The Eyes Of A Child” by Cliff Richard peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “You Don't Know My Name” by Alicia Keys peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “You Got The Love” by Candi Staton peaked at number 95 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “You're Ok” by Ottawan peaked at number 56 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1975, ✪ “Father Christmas Do Not Touch Me / The Inbetweenies” by The Goodies peaked at number 87 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1958, ✪ “Summertime Blues” by Eddie Cochran peaked at number 18 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, ✪ “The Time Warp” by Various Artists peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Bad Blood / The Immigrant” by Neil Sedaka peaked at number 11 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Bang-A-Boomerang / Roly-Poly Girl” by Svenne And Charlotte peaked at number 94 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Black-Eyed Bruiser / Help Help” by Stevie Wright peaked at number 99 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Born To Run / Meeting Across The River” by Bruce Springsteen peaked at number 38 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Don't Get Me Wrong” by The Pretenders peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Drown” by Bring Me The Horizon peaked at number 27 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Everything's The Same (Ain't Nothing Changed) / Overnight Thing” by Billy Swan peaked at number 84 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Feelings / This World Today Is A Mess” by Morris Albert peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Feels Like I'm In Love / I Can't Get Enough” by Kelly Marie peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Friday On My Mind / She's So Fine / Wedding Ring” by The Easybeats peaked at number 92 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Get It Up For Love / Love In Bloom” by David Cassidy peaked at number 85 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “In Your Arms” by Nico And Vinz peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1958, “It's All In The Game” by Tommy Edwards peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Jesus Is A Soul Man” by Lawrence Reynolds peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Johnny And Mary / Too Good To Be True” by Robert Palmer peaked at number 20 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Kathy-O” by The Diamonds peaked at number 11 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Kiss Me, Kiss Your Baby / Put Out The Fire” by Brotherhood Of Man peaked at number 92 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Live Your Life” by T.I. Featuring Rihanna peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Make It Rain” by Ed Sheeran peaked at number 26 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Notorious” by Duran Duran peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Rendezvous / Medley” by The Hudson Brothers peaked at number 61 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Run Joey Run / Honey Don't Blow It” by David Geddes peaked at number 36 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Sober” by P!nk peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Star Trax (EP)” by KISS peaked at number 48 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Take Me Over” by Peking DuK Featuring Safia peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1952, “The Hand Of Fate” by Eddie Fisher peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “To Be A Lover” by Billy Idol peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Uptown Funk!” by Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “World Of Make Believe / Just Began” by Stylus peaked at number 34 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Yes Sir, That's My Baby” by The Frank Petty Trio peaked at number 20 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “You” by Wes Carr peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1980, ✪ “Back In The U.S.S.R.” by The Beatles peaked at number 44 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, ✪ “Doctor Jones” by Aqua peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, ✪ “Fred Dagg And The Man From Tamaki” by The Gumboot Orchestra And Chorus peaked at number 39 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, ✪ “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “A Song For Mama” by Boyz II Men peaked at number 15 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Babooshka” by Kate Bush peaked at number 8 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Calypso” by John Denver peaked at number 5 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Do Ya Do Ya (Wanna Please Me)” by Samantha Fox peaked at number 29 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Doin' Time” by Sublime peaked at number 42 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Don't Get Me Wrong” by The Pretenders peaked at number 11 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Dreamer (Live Version)” by Supertramp peaked at number 45 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Dreams Of Ordinary Men” by Dragon peaked at number 43 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Everybody Have Fun Tonight” by Wang Chung peaked at number 23 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “I Will Come To You” by Hanson peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “I'm Coming Out” by Diana Ross peaked at number 5 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2003, “It's My Life” by No Doubt peaked at number 8 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Keep On Moving” by Moizna peaked at number 26 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Lady” by Kenny Rogers peaked at number 6 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Lifeline” by Brooke Fraser peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Living In A Minefield” by Satellite Spies peaked at number 44 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Look What You've Done To Me” by Boz Scaggs peaked at number 39 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Love On The Rocks” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 32 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Make It Rain” by Ed Sheeran peaked at number 23 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Move Over” by Betchadupa peaked at number 14 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Now You're Gone” by Basshunter Featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Outside” by Calvin Harris Featuring Ellie Goulding peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Phenomenon” by LL Cool J peaked at number 11 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Roll Into One” by Bic Runga peaked at number 48 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Sexed Up” by Robbie Williams peaked at number 25 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “She's So Cold” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 26 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)” by Beyoncé peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Sober” by P!nk peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Sunshine Of Your Smile” by Yo-Yo peaked at number 40 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “The Call Up” by The Clash peaked at number 42 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Who Loves You” by The Four Seasons peaked at number 22 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Your Love Is Blind” by Ardijah peaked at number 14 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1986, ✪ “Celebration Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Aggesus” by Alexander Curly peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “All Nightmare Long” by Metallica peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “All Out Of Love” by Air Supply peaked at number 31 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Baat bij muziek” by Daniël Lohues peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Calypso” by John Denver peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “De zon schijnt voor iedereen” by Rene Froger peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Feel So Good” by Ma$e peaked at number 31 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Foolish Games” by Jewel peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Get Me Down” by Zen peaked at number 28 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Gewoon maar wat op weg” by De Poema's peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Het is koud zonder jou” by André Hazes peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Ik droom van een kerstfeest” by Django Wagner peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Ik wil niet trouwen met jou” by Corry peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2014, “In het zicht van de haven” by Sjors van der Panne peaked at number 19 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Instant Moments” by R.O.O.S. peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “It Might As Well Have Rained” by Tumbleweeds peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Kerstmis vier je samen” by EenMaal voor Allen peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Laat me alleen” by Gerard Joling And Rita Hovink peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Laat ons niet alleen” by Danny de Munk And Dave peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Look Through My Eyes” by Phil Collins peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Magic” by O'G3ne peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Mamma Mia” by ABBA peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Marian” by The Cats peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “My Little Town” by Simon And Garfunkel peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “One More Chance” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 28 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Prince Igor” by The Rapsody Featuring Warren G And Sissel peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Rock The Night” by Europe peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Sausalito” by Rosy And Andres peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Silent Night” by The Cats peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Sometimes” by Spargo peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Stay With Me 'Til The Morning” by New London Chorale Featuring Vicki Brown peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Tears In My Eyes” by Nicole And Friends peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Too Gone, Too Long” by En Vogue peaked at number 45 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Vliegen als een vogel” by Peter Schaap peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Walk Along” by Trijntje Oosterhuis peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Winter in m'n hart (ik mis je zo)” by Koos Alberts peaked at number 28 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Winter Jam” by The Underdog Project peaked at number 19 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “You Don't Know My Name” by Alicia Keys peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Zing! Went The Strings Of My Heart” by The Trammps peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1986, ✪ “In The Army Now” by Status Quo peaked at number 6 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Addicted” by Enrique Iglesias peaked at number 26 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Break It Up” by Carl Lewis peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Butterfly” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 24 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Divine Sorrow” by Wyclef Featuring Avicii peaked at number 7 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Ett fall And en lösning” by Bob Hund peaked at number 18 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Forgive Me” by Leona Lewis peaked at number 7 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Fula gubbar” by Magnus Uggla peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Jag skiter” by Grynet peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Mer Jul” by Adolphson-Falk peaked at number 21 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Nåt för dom som väntar” by Olle Ljungström peaked at number 44 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Steal My Girl” by One Direction peaked at number 18 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Stop (Give It Up)” by Paul Rein peaked at number 5 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1986, “The Miracle Of Love” by Eurythmics peaked at number 18 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1986, “This Is The World Calling” by Bob Geldof peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Tycker om när du tar på mej” by Per Gessle peaked at number 9 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Unbelievable” by Lisa Ajax peaked at number 14 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2008, “With Every Bit Of Me” by Kevin Borg peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2008, “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing” by Neo [SE] peaked at number 12 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1997, “Bongo Boy” by Erste Allgemeine Verunsicherung peaked at number 32 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Das Modell” by Rammstein peaked at number 18 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Do They Know It's Christmas?” by TV Allstars peaked at number 28 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Goodbye” by Leo Aberer And Marco Angelini peaked at number 9 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Happy Xmas” by Whatz Up peaked at number 27 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2008, “I Believe In X-Mas” by Popstars peaked at number 13 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “N'oubliez jamais” by Joe Cocker peaked at number 11 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Prince Igor” by The Rapsody Featuring Warren G And Sissel peaked at number 13 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Santa Klaus” by Kurt Ostbahn vs. Birgit Denk peaked at number 24 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2014, “The Hanging Tree” by James Newton Howard Featuring Jennifer Lawrence peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Wenn ich nur noch 1 Tag zu leben hätte” by Basis peaked at number 34 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2014, “80 Zetrei” by Kaaris peaked at number 25 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Black-Eyed Boy” by Texas peaked at number 29 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “I Will Come To You” by Hanson peaked at number 10 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1986, “L'aimer encore” by Frédéric François peaked at number 27 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2003, “L'orange / Wot” by Star Academy 3 peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Le coup du patron” by Dosseh, Gradur And Joke peaked at number 10 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Le monde” by M. Pokora peaked at number 15 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Le portrait” by Calogero peaked at number 13 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Le super mégamix” by Bébé Lilly peaked at number 8 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Love's Divine” by Seal peaked at number 4 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Premier baiser” by Emmanuelle peaked at number 2 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Rap das armas” by Cidinho e Doca peaked at number 25 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Reviens (où te caches-tu?)” by Garou peaked at number 9 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Rien que pour toi” by François Feldman peaked at number 12 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Sauver l'amour” by Les Enfoirés peaked at number 48 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Tous nos amis” by Top Boys peaked at number 47 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Week End” by Lorie peaked at number 2 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Where Did Your Heart Go?” by Wham! peaked at number 42 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1997, “I Will Come To You” by Hanson peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1975, “I'm On Fire” by 5000 Volts peaked at number 10 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2003, “It's My Life” by No Doubt peaked at number 3 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Something” by The Beatles peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Stjernesludd” by Dum Dum Boys peaked at number 17 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Super Trouper” by ABBA peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1986, “Amanda” by Boston peaked at number 12 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Blue Heart” by Charley Ann Schmutzler peaked at number 12 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Crazy Little Party Girl” by Aaron Carter peaked at number 17 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Diese Liebe” by Joel Brandenstein peaked at number 30 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Geh' nicht vorbei” by Christian Anders peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Hard Times” by WestBam peaked at number 47 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1997, “I'll Be There For You” by Code 5 peaked at number 27 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “I'm Not Perfect (But I'm Perfect For You)” by Grace Jones peaked at number 24 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2003, “It's Killing Me” by DJ Toxic peaked at number 30 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Johnny B.” by Down Low peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Last Night On Earth” by Pegasus peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Loreen” by Sandra peaked at number 29 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Mon étoile” by Linkup peaked at number 11 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Right Now (Na Na Na)” by Akon peaked at number 15 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Shut Up” by The Black Eyed Peas peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “The Miracle Of Love” by Eurythmics peaked at number 21 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Va, pensiero” by Zucchero Sugar Fornaciari peaked at number 19 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Victory” by Kool And The Gang peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Zeit zu gehen” by Unheilig peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

Italy Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2003, “Broken” by Elisa peaked at number 3 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Come musica” by Jovanotti peaked at number 8 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Good Guys / Happy Ending (X Factor Finale Medley)” by Mika peaked at number 8 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Hot N Cold” by Katy Perry peaked at number 2 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2003, “In The Shadows” by The Rasmus peaked at number 2 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Miss Independent” by Ne-Yo peaked at number 20 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2014, “My Name” by Ilaria peaked at number 5 on the Italy pop singles chart.

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

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In 1606, Virginia Company settlers left London to establish Jamestown, Virginia, the first permanent English settlement.

In 1790, The first successful cotton mill in the United States began operating at Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

In 1803, The Louisiana Purchase was completed as ownership of the territory was formally transferred from France to the United States at ceremonies in New Orleans; the purchase effectively doubled the size of the existing United States. The following is the list of states that were created (or *partially created) from the Louisiana Purchase: Arkansas, *Colorado, Iowa, *Kansas, Louisiana, *Minnesota, Missouri, *Montana, Nebraska, *New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, *Texas and *Wyoming.

In 1879, Thomas A. Edison privately demonstrated his incandescent light at Menlo Park, New Jersey. What a bright idea he had!

In 1880, New Yorkʹs Broadway was first lighted by electricity and became known as the “Great White Way.”

In 1892, Just a few short days before Christmas, Alexander T. Brown and George Stillman of Syracuse, New York, patented the pneumatic tire. So, if you are feeling flat from all that holiday hustle and bustle, get a pneumatic tire today for a quick pick-me-up.

In 1905, Philadelphiaʹs Jack OʹBrien knocked out Bob Fitzsimmons in the 13th round to earn the light heavyweight title.

In 1912, The play “Peg Oʹ My Heart,” a “comedy of youth” by John Hartley Manners starring his wife, actress Laurette Taylor, opened on Broadway.

In 1920, An English-born comedian named Leslie Townes became an American citizen on this day. He had lived in the United States since 1908 and became one of the nationʹs true ambassadors for show business and charity. We say, “Thanks for the memories,” to Bob Hope.

In 1921, Baseball Commissioner Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis casts the deciding vote to return to best-of-seven World Series from the best-of-nine format. The American League votes to return to best-of-seven World Series, while National League votes for the best-of-nine format. The a best-of-nine series was used in 1903 and 1919 through 1921.

In 1922, Fourteen republics merge to form the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

In 1930, “Youʹre Driving Me Crazy!” hits number one on the pop singles chart by Guy Lombardo.

In 1945, The Office of Price Administration announced the end of tire rationing, effective January 1, 1946. People found this ration rather…TIRING.

In 1946, The Goofy film, “Double Dribble” is released.

In 1946, Sugar Ray Robinson was crowned welterweight champion at Madison Square Garden by beating Tommy Bell.

In 1949, Harry Belafonte had his second session with Capitol Records, which included the songs “Whispering” and “Farewell to Arms,” but with eight tunes recorded and little enthusiasm displayed by record buyers, Capitol decided to part company with Belafonte by not renewing the singerʹs contract. The singer moved over to RCA Victor in April, 1952 and had a string of successes with “Jamaica Farewell,” the Christmas song “Maryʹs Boy Child,” and “Banana Boat [Day-O].”

In 1952, Jimmy Boyd reached the number one spot on the record charts this day with the Christmas song of the year, “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus”. Kip Adotta parodied it with “I Saw Daddy Kissing Santa Claus” in the 1980s.

In 1952, “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” Makes The Pop Chart by Spike Jones and the City Slickers with George Rock; will peak at number four.

In 1952, “The Night Before Christmas Song” Hits The Pop Chart by Gene Autry, and will peak at number nine.

In 1952, Elvis Presley sang “Old Shep” at a Christmas Party at his high school in Memphis.

In 1954, Buick Motor Company signed Jackie Gleason to one of the largest contracts ever entered into with an entertainer. Gleason agreed to produce 78 half-hour shows over a two-year period for $6,142,500. “How sweet it was!”

In 1957, Elvis Presley was given his draft notice to join the U.S. Army for National Service while home at Graceland for Christmas. Elvis got his call from Uncle Sam. Elvisʹ draft notice was delivered personally by the head of the local draft board and told him to report to the Army on January 20th, but it was deferred until March 24th so he could finish his latest movie.

In 1958, On the cover of TV Guide: “Merry Christmas”. Other Articles: Shirley Temple, Ed Wynn

In 1965, “Supermarket Sweep”, TV Game Show, debut on ABC. With host Bill Malone, it lets you shop for creampuffs, cheesecake, and hams

In 1965, “The Dating Game” with host Jim Lange, TV Game Show; debut on ABC from Hollywood, the dating capital of the world. The show remained on daytime schedule for nearly eight years and was created by Chuck Barris, who also wrote a hit for Freddy Cannon, “Palisades Park”.

In 1965, “16” MAGAZINE FOR JANUARY '66 On the cover…PETER NOONE of HERMANʹS HERMITS depicted as a Yuletide Angel; and inside: features on BEATLES, PAUL REVERE and THE RAIDERS, BOB DYLAN, DONOVAN, SONNY and CHER and TV Star DAVID McCALLUM (Ilya of “MAN FROM UNCLE”)

In 1966, “16” Magazine For January '67 Featured: Paul Revere and The Raiders, Monkees, Hermanʹs Hermits.

In 1966, “Battle Of New Orleans” single by Johnny Horton was certified Gold by the RIAA, seven years after its release.

In 1966, The Beatles recorded “When Iʹm Sixty-Four”

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 SADID KHAN (of TVʹs “MAYA”)

In 1968, “Harper Valley P.T.A.” album by Jeannie C. Riley was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1968, The Beatles released “The Beatlesʹ Sixth Christmas Record”

In 1969, On the cover of TV Guide: “Merry Christmas”. Other Articles: Eddieʹs Father, Julia

In 1969, R.C., “Aliceʹs Rock and Roll Restaurant” by Arlo Guthrie peaked at #97 on the pop singles chart.

In 1969, R.C., “Down On The Corner” by Credence Clearwater Revival peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1969, R.C., “Leaving On A Jet Plane” by Peter, Paul and Mary peaked at number one on the pop singles chart. It was parodied into “Heaving on a Jet Plane”.

In 1969, R.C., “Two Little Boys” by Rolf Harris peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart and stayed there for six weeks.

In 1971, “A Clockwork Orange” opened in movie theaters.

In 1972, Jack Albertson and Sam Levine starred as two retired vaudevillians in Neil Simonʹs classic comedy, “The Sunshine Boys”, which opened at the Broadhurst Theatre in New York City. The play had a run of 538 performances. The movie version later became a box office smash, as well.

In 1974, The ABC TV game shows “The Girl In My Life”, and “The Newlywed Game” last aired on ABC; “Newlywed” was later syndicated 1977-80, 85-90.

In 1974, The animated short film, “Winnie the Pooh and Tigger Too” is released in theaters.

In 1975, R.C., “Our Day Will Come” by Frankie Valli peaked at #11 on the pop singles chart.

In 1975, R.C., “Volare” by Al Martino peaked at #33 on the pop singles chart.

In 1979, On the Tomorrow show, Paul and Linda McCartney announced to Tom Snyder that the Beatles will never reunite.

In 1979, The movie “The Prisoner of Zenda” opened in movie theaters in Germany.

In 1979, “Being There” starring Peter Sellers and Shirley MacLaine premiered at the Coronet and in Los Angeles at the Regent.

In 1980, On U.S. television, NBC tried an experiment as it broadcast the meaningless NFL football match between the New York Jets (4-11) and the Miami Dolphins (8-7) — the TV coverage featured no announcers in the booth, just the sounds of the spectators and field noise as the camera shots tried to convey the emotion of the game. The Jets won, 24-17.

In 1980, R.C., “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” by Pat Benetar peaked at number nine on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, R.C., “Starting Over” by John Lennon peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1981, The musical “Dreamgirls” Broadway smash opens. It was loosely based on the story of Diana Ross and the Supremes. It ran for more than 1,500 performances and received six Tony Awards in 1982.

In 1983, Montrealʹs Guy Lafleur scores his 500th goal as the Canadiens beat the New Jersey Devils 6-0. Lafleur scores the milestone goal at 8:34 of the third, beating Glenn Resch with a rising 30-footer.

In 1985, The American Poet Laureate was established; Robert Penn Warren was the first.

In 1985, Howard Cosell retired from television sports. His career with ABC had lasted 20 years. He became an announcer for the World Series…in 1986…on radio.

In 1986, R.C., “Caravan Of Love” by the Housemartins peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1986, R.C., “Stand By Me” by Ben E. King reentered the chart and peaked at number nine on the pop singles chart.

In 1986, R.C., “To Be A Lover” by Billy Idol peaked at number six on the pop singles chart.

In 1986, R.C., “Walk Like An Egyptian” by Bangles peaked at number one on the pop singles chart. It was parodied into “Walk Like Deukmajan” and “Walk With An Erection” among the crowd.

In 1986, R.C., “You Be Illin'” by Run-D.M.C. peaked at #29 on the pop singles chart.

In 1986, R.C., “You Know I Love You — Donʹt You?” by Howard Jones peaked at #17 on the pop singles chart.

In 1986, The “William Shatner at the Star Trek Convention” classic sketch. In an inspired “Saturday Night Live” skit, William Shatner fulfills his official duty as the former Captain Kirk of the Starship Enterprise: attending one of those Trekker conventions. Looking balefully out at the all-male audience, he sees attendees in Federation uniforms, sporting pointy Vulcan ears or proudly wearing T-shirts with slogans like “I Grok Spock.” Finally he addresses this motley multitude who gaze up at him so raptly: “Having received many of your letters over the years — and Iʹve spoken to you, and some of you have traveled hundreds of miles to be here — Iʹd just like to say, 'Get a life, will you, people! I mean, for crying out loud, it was just a t.v. show.'!” It was satire with a wicked bite of reality. The sketch was written by Conan OʹBrienʹs first head writer, Robert Smigel.

In 1987, “Nuts” with Barbra Striesand premieres. What a demented title.

In 1988, “Weird Al” Yankovic recorded “Money For Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies*” for his UHF Soundtrack And Other Stuff LP and movie.

In 1989, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” single by Charlie Daniels Band was certified Platinum by the RIAA. It was released in 1979!

In 1993, The NFL completed its new TV agreements by announcing that NBC would retain the rights to the AFC package.

In 1994, Intel announced it would replace all flawed Pentium computer chips. Yeah, right. Iʹm 99.999235% sure they did just that.

In 1995, Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: Howard Stern appears on the LATE SHOW in drag, accompanied by two bikini-clad men, who share a passionate kiss on camera. Caught up in the moment, Mujibur and Sirajul are spotted backstage in a compromising position.

In 1996, The movie “Beavis and Butthead Do America” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A. and set an all-time December weekend opening gross ever with over $20.5 million. That movie ruled!

In 2001, Comedian Foster Brooks, known for his “Lovable Lush” fake drunk act, died in Encino, California, at age 89.

In 2003, On the cover of TV Guide: Kevin James and Leah Remini of “King of Queens.” Richard Simmons ainʹt in it, but Leah is…wow!

In 2007, Musician Eddie Van Halen and actor Valerie Bertinelli settled their divorce, six years after they had separated. They had been married 26 years.

In 2010, “Barney Miller” actor Steve Landesberg, 74, died in Los Angeles.

The Holiday Almanacs December 20, 2021

What's Today?

Today is Mon Dec the 20 in the year 2021
Jan 1 began on a Fri
This is day 354 of the year
Serialnumber = 44538
Julian date = 2459557 O.S.= 12 - 7 - 2021

Calendar

Holidays

[USA] World's Largest Office Party Day
[USA] World's Largest Office Party Day
[Mexico] Los Posadas Days/Lodgings (Thru Dec 24)
[Phillipines] Christmas Observance, Holiday, world's longest Xmas season thru Jan 6
[Reunion] Abolishment of Slavery (1848)
[Taiwan] Bank Holiday
[USA] Flashlight Day
[USA] Halcyon Days Ends (7 days, 1st of two zones)
[USA] Holidays Are Pickle Days (thru 12-31)
[USA] I've Got My Big Fat Guy Pants on Day
[USA] Louisiana Purchase Day
[USA] Mudd Day
[World] Language Week (Day 6)
[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
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