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Last Updated 07-08-2024

🎭Sofia Black-D'Elia -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.12/23/1991 N.S. or 12/24/1991 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: The Messengers, Skins, Your Honor, The Mick (as Sabrina Pemberton)

🎭Ronnie Schell -- is 93 in the year 2024 and 94 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1931
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: NN:America's Slowest Rising Comedian
TV Shows: Good Morning World (as Larry Clarke), Battle of the Planets (as Jason), Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. (as Duke Slater), That Girl (as Harvey Peck), Jim Nabors Hour
Movie Titles: Rover Dangerfield

👑Akihito -- is 91 in the year 2024 and 92 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1933 N.S.
King, Japanese
Misc: Japan Emperor 1989-2019

🏆🏈Bobby Ross -- is 88 in the year 2024 and 89 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1936
NFL Coach, College Football Coach

🎵🎸Jorma Kaukonen -- is 84 in the year 2024 and 85 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1940
Hall of Famer, Bluegrass Singer/Guitarist, Rock and Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna

🎭Don Frabotta -- is 83 in the year 2024 and 84 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1941
Actor

🎭John Lee Johann -- is 82 in the year 2024 and 83 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1942
Actor, Dancer
Names/Places: Dallas' brotheer
TV Shows: The Mickey Mouse Club (the first replacement Mouseketeer)

🎨John Peterman -- is 82 in the year 2024 and 83 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1942
Fashion Designer

🏆⚾Jerry Martin Koosman -- is 82 in the year 2024 and 83 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1942
MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: b. in Appleton, Minn.
Sports Teams: New York Mets

🎭Stephen Wallace -- is 81 in the year 2024 and 82 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1943
Producer/Director, Australian
Movie Titles: Stir, Prisoners of the Sun

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✍🎭Harry Shearer -- is 81 in the year 2024 and 82 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1943
Comedy Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: radio: Le Show host
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (1979-80, 84-85), The Simpsons (as Mr. Charles Montgomery Burns/Waylon Smithers/Ned Flanders/Principal Seymour Skinner/Otto Mann/Rev. Timothy Lovejoy/Dr. Julius Hibbert/Kent Brockman/Jasper/Lenny/Eddie/Rainer Wolfcastle/Scratchy/Kang/Dr. Marvin Monroe/Herman & all-around voice guy), Dawson's Creek (as Principal Deskin)
Movie Titles: This is Spinal Tap (as Derek Smalls), A Mighty Wind

👑Queen Silvia Of Sweden -- is 81 in the year 2024 and 82 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1943
Queen, German
Names/Places: RN:Silvia Sommerlath; German wife of King Charles XVI of Sweden

🎖Wesley Clark -- is 80 in the year 2024 and 81 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1944
General
Misc: retired General

🏆🥊Antonio Cervantes -- is 79 in the year 2024 and 80 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1945
Hall of Famer, Boxing Trainer, Colombian

🎭Michael Richardson -- is 78 in the year 2024 and 79 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1946
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1977
TV Shows: Chase
Movie Titles: Earthquake, Airport '77, Midway, The Hindenburg

💰🎭Susan Lucci -- is 78 in the year 2024 and 79 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1946 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Merchant, Actress, American, Italian, Swedish
Names/Places: PRON:LOO-chee; b. in Westchester, NY Scarsdale, N.Y.; Helmut Huber's wife; NN:Daytime's Leading Lady
Misc: own hair-care line; some say b. 1946, 47, 49, or 50; Lucci says 1948 in James Brady's 2003 column
TV Shows: All My Children (as Erica Kane Martin (Phil) Brent (Phil) Cudahy (Tom) Chandler (Adam) Roy (Mike) Roy (both illegal marriages) Montgomery (Travis) Montgomery (both bigamy) Chandler Marick (Dmitri) Marick, Montgomery (Jackson)), Dallas (as Sheila Foley aka Hillary Taylor), Army Wives, Devious Maids (as Genevieve Delatour), Hot in Cleveland (as herself and an on-going gag "I've Been Lucci-ed" for the series run!)
Movie Titles: Ebbie (TV movie), Joy

🎵🎸Luther Grosvenor -- is 78 in the year 2024 and 79 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1946 N.S.
Songwriter, Rock and Roll Singer/Guitarist, English
Names/Places: RN:Ariel Bender
Group Names: Stealer's Wheel (briefly), Spooky Tooth, Mott The Hopple

🏆🏁🏃Bill Rodgers -- is 77 in the year 2024 and 78 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1947
Runner, Track and Field
Names/Places: sometimes spelled Bill Rogers; RN:William Henry Rodgers
Misc: won Boston and New York City marathons 4 times each from 1975-80.

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🎵🎸Graham Bonnet -- is 77 in the year 2024 and 78 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1947
Songwriter, Rock and Roll Singer, English
Group Names: Deep Purple, soloist

🏆🏈Jack Ham -- is 76 in the year 2024 and 77 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1948
Hall of Famer, NFL Linebacker
Misc: 8x Pro Bowl, 6x First-team All-Pro; Super Bowls IX, X, XIII, XIV; Steelers #59 no longer issued; in the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers (1971-1982)

🎵🎸Adrian Belew -- is 75 in the year 2024 and 76 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1949 N.S.
Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock and Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: King Crimson, soloist

🎵🎸Anthony Phillips -- is 73 in the year 2024 and 74 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1951
Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Rock and Roll Singer/Guitarist, English
Group Names: Genesis, soloist

🎵Johnny Contardo -- is 73 in the year 2024 and 74 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1951
Pop Singer
Group Names: Sha Na Na

William Kristol -- is 72 in the year 2024 and 73 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1952
Political Activist
Misc: Political commentator

🎭Allison Argo -- is 71 in the year 2024 and 72 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1953
Actress
TV Shows: Ladies' Man

🎭Stefan Arngrim -- is 69 in the year 2024 and 70 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1955
Actor, Canadian
Names/Places: Alison's brother, Norma MacMillan (cartoon voicist) and Thor's son
TV Shows: Land of the Giants (as Barry Lockridge)
Movie Titles: The A-Team (2010), Fear No Evil, Class of 1984

🎵Dave Murray -- is 68 in the year 2024 and 69 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1956
Songwriter, Rhythm Guitarist, English
Group Names: Iron Maiden (lead)

🎭🏆Joan Severance -- is 66 in the year 2024 and 67 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1958 N.S.
Actress, Producer (m), Model (m)
TV Shows: Wiseguy (as Susan Profitt)
Movie Titles: See No Evil, Hear No Evil, Bird on a Wire, No Holds Barred, Lake Consequence

🏆Denise McConnell -- is 66 in the year 2024 and 67 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1958
Model (m), Playmate, West German
Misc: March 1979

🎭Mitch Brown -- is 64 in the year 2024 and 65 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1960
Actor
Names/Places: Jed Allan's son
Misc: retired from acting in 1986
TV Shows: The Cowboys
Movie Titles: Moving Violations

🎵William Sinnot -- is 64 in the year 2024 and 65 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1960
Hip-Pop Musician, Scottish
Group Names: Shamen

🏆🥊Keiji Mutô -- is 62 in the year 2024 and 63 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1962 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Japanese
Names/Places: aka sp Keiji Mutoh

🏆🏀Jerry Reynolds -- is 62 in the year 2024 and 63 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1962
NBA Forward, NBA Guard

🏆🏁Bertrand Gachot -- is 62 in the year 2024 and 63 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1962
Auto Racer, French

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🎭🎵🎸Jess Harnell -- is 61 in the year 2024 and 62 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1963 N.S.
Cartoon Voice Actor, Announcer, Heavy Metal Singer
Group Names: Rock Sugar
TV Shows: Taz-Mania (theme song vocalist), Animanicas (as Wakko Warner), America's Funniest Home Videos (announcer), The Powerpuff Girls, The Looney Tunes, Show
Movie Titles: The Nightmare Before Christmas, Aladdin and the King of Thieves, Sofia the First, Wreck-It Ralph, Inside Out, Transformer (series)
Video Games: Crash Bandicoot

🏆🏈Jim Harbaugh -- is 61 in the year 2024 and 62 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1963
NFL Coach, NFL Quarterback, College Football Coach, College Football Player
Sports Teams: Chicago Bears, Indianapolis Colts, San Diego Chargers, San Francisco 49ers (coach), University of Michigan (coach)

🎵Terry Weeks -- is 61 in the year 2024 and 62 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1963
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Temptations

🎵🎸Eddie Vedder -- is 60 in the year 2024 and 61 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1964
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Alternative Rock Singer
Misc: some say b. 1966 or 1965
Group Names: Pearl Jam (lead)

🎭Martin Kratt -- is 59 in the year 2024 and 60 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1965 N.S.
TV Host, TV Producer
Misc: TV educational program producer
TV Shows: Wild Kratts, Zoboomafoo, Kratt's Creatures

🏆🏈Lamar Lathon -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1967
NFL Linebacker

🎵🏆Carla Bruni -- is 57 in the year 2024 and 58 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1967
Songwriter, Singer, Model (m), French, Italian
Names/Places: Married LN:Sarzoky; The First Lady of France

🏆⚾Rick White -- is 56 in the year 2024 and 57 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1968
MLB Player

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🎭Martha Byrne -- is 55 in the year 2024 and 56 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1969
Actress, Producer (m)
TV Shows: As The World Turns (as Lily Walsh Snyder Grimaldi), Roy (as Becky), Anacostia (as Alexis Jordan)
Movie Titles: Weight, Anna to the Infinite Power

🏆🏈Stephen Grant -- is 55 in the year 2024 and 56 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1969
NFL Linebacker

🏆🏈Raymont Harris -- is 54 in the year 2024 and 55 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1970
NFL Runningback

🏆🏈Pete Bercich -- is 53 in the year 2024 and 54 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1971
NFL Linebacker

🏆🏈Steve Stenstrom -- is 53 in the year 2024 and 54 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1971
NFL Quarterback

🎭Christian Potenza -- is 52 in the year 2024 and 53 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1972 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Canadian
TV Shows: Total Drama (as Chris MacLean), Stoked (as Shep the surfer), 6teen, Degrassi: The Next Generation
Movie Titles: Hendrix

🏆🏒Yves Sarault -- is 52 in the year 2024 and 53 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1972
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏈Tony Graziani -- is 51 in the year 2024 and 52 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1973
NFL Quarterback

🎭Robert Benvenisti -- is 50 in the year 2024 and 51 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1974
Actor

🎵🎸Jamie Murphy -- is 49 in the year 2024 and 50 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1975
Rock and Roll Musician
Group Names: Space

🏆🥊Jamie Noble -- is 48 in the year 2024 and 49 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1976 N.S.
Wrestler

🏆🏈Kris Brown -- is 48 in the year 2024 and 49 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1976
NFL Kicker

🎭Matt Baker -- is 47 in the year 2024 and 48 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1977 N.S.
TV Host, English
TV Shows: The One Show (BBC One)

🎵🎷Irvin Mayfield -- is 47 in the year 2024 and 48 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1977
Jazz Trumpeter

🎭🏆🏁🏊Estella Warren -- is 46 in the year 2024 and 47 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1978
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Swimmer (m), Model (m), Olympic Athlete (m), Canadian
Movie Titles: Planet of the Apes, Tangled (voice as Elise)

🏆⚾Victor Martínez -- is 46 in the year 2024 and 47 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1978 N.S.
MLB First Baseman, Venezuelan
Misc: MLB Designated Hitter

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🎭🏆Holly Madison -- is 45 in the year 2024 and 46 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1979 N.S.
Reality TV Starlet, Model (m)
TV Shows: The Girls Next Door, Holly's World

🎭🏆Summer Altice -- is 45 in the year 2024 and 46 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1979
Actress, Model (m), Playmate
Misc: August 2000

🏆⚾Cody Ross -- is 44 in the year 2024 and 45 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1980 N.S.
MLB Outfielder
Names/Places: NN:Toy Cannon and Ross The Boss
Misc: NL LCS MVP 2010
Sports Teams: San Francisco Giants

🏆⚾Hanley Ramírez -- is 41 in the year 2024 and 42 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1983 N.S.
MLB Shortstop, Dominican Republican

🎭🎵Alison Sudol -- is 39 in the year 2024 and 40 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1985 N.S.
Actress, Singer

🎭Noël Wells -- is 38 in the year 2024 and 39 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1986 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live

🏆🏒TJ Oshie -- is 38 in the year 2024 and 39 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1986 N.S.
NHL Right Wing, American

🎭Darren Brand -- is 37 in the year 2024 and 38 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1987 N.S.
Comedian, American
Misc: a member of the comedy group The Freestyle Funny Comedy Show
TV Shows: Wild 'N Out

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🎭🎵Elvy Yost -- is 37 in the year 2024 and 38 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1987 N.S.
Actress, Casting Department, Composer
TV Shows: The Office (as Megan), The Catch (as Sophie Novak)

🏆⚾Roberto Pérez -- is 36 in the year 2024 and 37 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1988 N.S.
MLB Catcher, Puerto Rican
Misc: 2x Gold Glove

🎭🎵Anna Maria Pérez de Tagle -- is 34 in the year 2024 and 35 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1990
Actress, Dancer (m), Singer
Misc: stage: Godspell
TV Shows: Cake, Hannah Montana (as Ashley Dewitt)
Movie Titles: Fame (2009), Camp Rock

🎭Sofia Black D'elia -- is 33 in the year 2024 and 34 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1991 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Gossip Girl (as Sage Spence), Night Of, The Mick

🎭Spencer Daniels -- is 32 in the year 2024 and 33 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1992
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Mom (as Luke)
Movie Titles: Star Trek (2009), The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, This is 40

🎭Caleb Foote -- is 31 in the year 2024 and 32 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1993 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: The Kids Are Alright

Elijah Judd-Kelley -- is 30 in the year 2024 and 31 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1994
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Wynonna Judd & Arch B. Kelley III's son

Sophie Hensley -- is 26 in the year 2024 and 27 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1998
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Kelley Meninghan and Jon's daughter

Naomi Rose Bellow -- is 25 in the year 2024 and 26 in the year 2025; b.12/23/1999
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Janis Freedman and Saul's daughter

Royce Alexander Hesterberg -- is 18 in the year 2024 and 19 in the year 2025; b.12/23/2006
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Liza Huber and Alex's son

Jackson Philip Kaufman -- is 17 in the year 2024 and 18 in the year 2025; b.12/23/2007
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Poppy Montgomery and Adam's son

Helen Grace DeNiro -- is 13 in the year 2024 and 14 in the year 2025; b.12/23/2011
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Grace Hightower and Robert's daughter

🎨James Gibbs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1682 N.S. d.8/5/1754 N.S. (71)
Architect, Scottish

Sir Richard Arkwright -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1732 d.8/3/1792 (59)
Inventor

✍⚖John Jay -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/12/1745 J-LD or 12/23/1745 N.S. d.5/17/1829 (83)
Author, Supreme Court Chief Justice, Statesman, Diplomat, American
Misc: a founding father of the United States who served the new nation in both law and diplomacy. He established important judicial precedents as first chief justice of the Supreme Court (1789-95).

Jean François Champollion -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1790 d.3/4/1832 (41)
Scientist, Archaeologist, French
Misc: deciphered Egyptian hieroglyphics.

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Joseph Smith Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1805 d.6/27/1844 (38)
Prophet, Religionist
Names/Places: b. in Sharon, VT
Misc: Mormon Church founder in 1830; aka Latter Day Saints

Samuel Smiles -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1812 d.4/17/1904 (91)
Writer, Scottish

Wilhelm Sebastian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1822 d.6/20/1875 (52)
Inventor, German
Misc: pioneer inventor and builder of submarines.

✍📰Harriet Monroe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1860 d.9/26/1936 (75)
Poet (m), Editor (m)
Misc: founder of Poetry Magazine

🎨John Marin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1870 N.S. d.10/2/1953 N.S. (82)
Artist
Misc: known for his abstract landscapes and watercolors

📰💰Edwin Meredith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1876 d.6/17/1928 (51)
Publisher, Businessperson
Misc: Better Homes & Garden founder

🏆🥊Aaron Lister "Dixie Kid" Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1883 N.S. d.4/6/1934 N.S. (50)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

💰Vincent Sardi Sr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1885 d.11/19/1969 (83)
Businessperson, Restaurateur, Italian

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🎭Eric Blore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1887 d.3/2/1959 (71)
Actor, English

🏆🏒Cy Denneny -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1891 d.9/10/1970 (78)
Hall of Famer, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: played from 1914-1929
Sports Teams: Toronto Shamrocks, Toronto Blueshirts, Ottawa Senators, Boston Bruins

🎖⚛Arthur Roy Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1893 d.3/9/1944 (50)
Hero, Aviator, Canadian
Names/Places: aka Captain Roy Brown or Roy Brown
Misc: WWII Canadian fighter pilot who downed Germany's Baron von Richthofen; The Red Baron's nemisis; Rank: Captain; Service: Royal Naval Air Service Royal Air Force; Units: 4 Naval, 9 Naval, 11 Naval (RNAS) 209 (RAF); Victories: 10

Giuseppe di Lampedusa -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1896 d.7/23/1957 (60)
Novelist, Sicilian

🎨Otto Soglow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1900 d.4/3/1975 (74)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Little King, Canyon Kiddies

🎭Don McNeill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1907 d.5/7/1996 (88)
Hall of Famer, TV/Radio Actor, TV Host
Misc: Radio's Breakfast Club host 6-23-1933 thru 12-27-68

🎭🏆🥊Barney Ross -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1907 d.1/18/1967 (59)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Boxer
Names/Places: RN:Barney David Rasofsky
Misc: Welterweight Boxing Champ (1934).

✍⚖James Roosevelt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1907 d.8/13/1991 (83)
Author, Congressperson
Names/Places: FDR's son

🎨Yousuf Karsh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1908 d.7/13/2002 (93)
Photographer
Misc: portrait photographer (Life Magazine)

🎭Maurice Denham -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1909 d.7/24/2002 (92)
Actor, English

🎭James (B. 1911) Gregory -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1911 N.S. d.9/16/2002 N.S. (90)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: The Lawless Years (as Barney), Paul Lynde Show (as TR Scott), Barney Miller (as Insp. Luger), Detective School (as Nick Hannigan)

🎵Josef Greindl -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1912 d.4/16/1993 (80)
Bass Singer/Basso, Opera Singer, Austrian

🎭Frederick Coe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1914 d.4/29/1979 (64)
Hall of Famer, TV Producer/Director, Stage Producer/Director

🎭Billy Vine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1915 d.2/10/1958 (42)
Actor, Comedian

🏆🏒Woodrow Charlence "Porky" Dumart -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1916 N.S. d.10/19/2001 N.S. (84)
Hall of Famer, NHL Left Wing, NHL Forward, Canadian
Misc: played 1935-1954
Sports Teams: Boston Bruins

🎭Jose Greco -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1918 d.12/31/2000 (82)
Choreographer, Dancer, Italian

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Helmut Schmidt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1918 d.11/10/2015 N.S. (96)
Head of State, German
Misc: Chancellor of West Germany

Thomas Heggen Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1919 d.5/19/1949 (29)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright (x)(m)

🎭Alan North -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1920 d.1/19/2000 (79)
Actor
Misc: was active since Golden Age of live TV until his death in 2000
TV Shows: "Love, Sidney", Police Squad (as Capt. Ed Hocken)

🎭Gerald S. O'Loughlin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1921 d.7/31/2015 N.S. (93)
Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: The Rookies (as Lt. Eddie Ryker), Wheels, The Blue & the Gray, Automan (as Capt. Boyd), Our House (as Joe Kaplan)

✍🎭Leonard B. Stern -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1922 d.6/6/2011 (88)
Comedy Writer, TV Producer
Misc: creator of The Honeymooners, Phil Silvers Show, Steve Allen Show, Get Smart, McMillian & Wife, others

Calder Willingham Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1922 d.2/19/1995 (72)
Novelist, Screenwriter
Misc: Academy Award nominations for his screenplays "The Graduate" and "Little Big Man."
Movie Titles: The Graduate, Little Big Man

🎭Gene Frankel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1923 d.4/20/2005 (81)
Director

🎖James Stockdale -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1923 d.7/5/2005 (81)
Hero
Misc: War Hero, Ross Perot's 1992 running mate (who am I? what am I doing here?)

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🎵Milt Okun -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1923 d.11/15/2016 N.S. (92)
Music Producer, Arranger, Singer, Bandleader
Misc: founder of Cherry Lane Music Publishing Company

🎭Ruth Roman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1924 d.9/9/1999 (74)
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Boston, Massachusetts
Misc: some say b. in 1922 or 1923
TV Shows: Knots Landing (as Sylvia Lean)
Movie Titles: The Long Hot Summer

🏆🏀Robert A. "Bob" Kurland -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1924 d.9/29/2013 (88)
Hall of Famer, NBA Player, College Basketball Player, Olympic Athlete
Misc: All-America (1944-46); NCAA Championships (Oklahoma A&M, 1945-46); Helms Foundation Player of the Year (1946); first 2-time Olympic Gold Medal winner (1948, 1952)
Sports Teams: Phillips 66ers (AAU, 1946-1952)

📰Floyd Kalber -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1924 N.S. d.5/13/2004 N.S. (79)
Newscaster, Journalist

🎭Harry Guardino -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1925 d.7/17/1995 (69)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: was in hundreds of TV dramas
TV Shows: Perry Mason, Hill Street Blues

✍📰⚖Robert Bly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1926 N.S. d.11/21/2021 N.S. (94)
Author, Poet, Translator, Editor, Government Official
Misc: leader of the mythopoetic men's movement

🎵Harold Dorman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1926 d.10/8/1988 (61)
Singer

🏆Joaquín Capilla Pérez -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1928 N.S. d.5/8/2010 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, Mexican

🎵Buddy Harman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1928 N.S. d.8/21/2008 N.S. (79)
Hall of Famer, Country Drummer

🎭🏆🎳Dick Weber -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1929 d.2/13/2005 (75)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Bowler
Misc: 3-time PBA Bowler of the Year (1961,63,65); won 30 PBA titles in 4 decades; bowled 16 300-score games.

🎵🎷Chet Baker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1929 d.5/13/1988 (58)
Singer, Jazz Trumpeter
Names/Places: RFN:Chesney

🏆🏈Paul Hornung -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1935 N.S. d.11/13/2020 N.S. (84)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Runningback, College Football Player
Names/Places: b. in Louisville, KY
Misc: Heisman Trophy (1956), Football HB-PK; only Heisman Trophy winner to play for losing team (2-8 Notre Dame in 1956); 3-time NFL scoring leader (1959-61) at Green Bay; 176 points in 1960 all-time record; MVP in 1961; suspended by NFL for 1963 season for betting on his own team.
Sports Teams: University of Notre Dame, Green Bay Packers (1957-1962), 1964-1966)

🎵🎷Esther Phillips -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1935 N.S. d.8/7/1984 N.S. (48)
Hall of Famer, Pianist, Adult-Pop Singer, Blues Singer, Jazz Singer, Soul Singer, Disco Singer
Names/Places: RMLN:Mae Jones

🎭Frederic Forrest -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1936 N.S. d.6/23/2023 N.S. (86)
Actor
TV Shows: Lonesone Dove
Movie Titles: The Conversation, Falling Down, The Rose, Apocalypse Now

🎭James Stacy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1936 d.9/9/2016 N.S. (79)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: Connie Stevens' ex-hubby
TV Shows: The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (as Fred), Lancer (as Johnny Madrid Lancer)

🏆🏈Willie (Football) Wood -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1936 N.S. d.2/3/2020 N.S. (83)
Hall of Famer, NFL Safety
Misc: 8x Pro Bowl, 5x NFL champ, 2x Super Bowl champ
Sports Teams: Green Bay Packers (1960-1971)

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🎵🎸Jimmy Van Eaton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1937 N.S. d.2/9/2024 N.S. (86)
Music Producer, Singer, Rock and Roll Drummer

🎵Johnny Kidd -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1939 d.10/7/1966 (26)
Songwriter, Pop Singer, British
Names/Places: RN:Frederick Heath
Group Names: Johnny Kidd & the Pirates

🎵Eugene Record -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1940 N.S. d.7/22/2005 N.S. (64)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Singer, Rhythm and Blues Performer
Group Names: Chi-Lites
Song Titles: Have You Seen Her

🎭Elizabeth Hartman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1941 d.6/10/1987 (45)
Actress
Movie Titles: Walking Tall

🏆⚾Ken Hubbs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1941 d.2/15/1964 (22)
MLB Second Baseman
Misc: Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Chicago Cubs

🎵Tim Hardin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1941 d.12/29/1980 (39)
Composer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Folk Singer
Misc: some say b. Sep 13, 1940

🎵🎸Ronald Bushy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1941 N.S. d.8/29/2021 N.S. (79)
Heavy Metal Drummer
Misc: spelled Bushe?
Group Names: Iron Butterfly (the only member of the group to appear in all six of the group's studio albums)

🏆⚾Dave May -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1943 d.10/20/2012 (68)
MLB Player

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🎭Charles Herbert -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1948 N.S. d.10/31/2015 N.S. (66)
Actor
Misc: child actor of the 1950s and 1960s
Movie Titles: Gunfight at the O.K. Coral, The Fly, The Five Pennies, Please Don't Eat the Daisies, 13 Ghosts

🎵Jim Pash -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1948 N.S. d.4/29/2005 N.S. (56)
Saxophonist
Group Names: Surfaris

🎭John Callahan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1953 N.S. d.3/28/2020 N.S. (66)
Soap Actor
TV Shows: Falcon Crest (as Eric Stavros), Santa Barbara, All My Children

🏆🏈Bennie Cunningham -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1954 N.S. d.4/23/2018 N.S. (63)
NFL Tight End
Misc: 2x Super Bowl Champion, 2x AFC Champion, Pittsburgh Steelers All-Time Team
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers

🏆🏁Michele Alboretto -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1956 d.4/25/2001 N.S. (44)
Auto Racer
Misc: formula-1 racer (Ferrari)

Zindzi Mandela -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1960 N.S. d.7/13/2020 N.S. (59)
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Winnie & Nelson's daughter

🏆🏒Petr Klima -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1964 N.S. d.5/4/2023 N.S. (58)
NHL Player, Czech Republican

🏆🏈Rodney Culver -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1969 d.5/11/1996 (26)
NFL Runningback

🎭Corey Haim -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/23/1971 d.3/10/2010 (38)
Movie Actor, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Toronto
Movie Titles: Silver Bullet, Lucas, License to Drive

💰Charles-Michel de L'Épée -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/24/1712 N.S. d.12/23/1789 N.S. (77)
Philanthropist, Educator, French
Misc: developed one-hand sign alphabet, teacher of deaf-mutes

🎖⚖Henry Clinton -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/16/1730 d.12/23/1795 (65)
Army Officer, Politician, British

🎨✍George Catlin -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/26/1796 d.12/23/1872 (76)
Illustrator, Painter, Author
Misc: of American Indian scenes.

Sarah Moore Grimke -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/26/1792 d.12/23/1873 (81)
Civil Rights Leader

John Chisum -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/15/1824 d.12/23/1884 (60)
Pioneer
Misc: Rancher; Cattler

🏆🥊Sam McVey -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/17/1884 d.12/23/1921 (37)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

John Merle Coulter -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/20/1851 d.12/23/1928 (77)
Naturalist, Chinese

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🎭Tyrone Power Sr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/2/1869 d.12/23/1931 (62)
Movie/Stage Actor, English
Names/Places: RN:Frederick Tyrone Edmond Power; father of Tyrone (aka Tyrone Power Jr.)

🎨⚛Anthony Herman Gerard Fokker -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/6/1890 N.S. d.12/23/1939 N.S. (49)
Designer, Pioneer, Dutch (Netherlands)
Misc: Aircraft designer & builder who produced more than 40 types of airplanes (designed by Reinhold Platz) for the German High Command.

🎨Charles Dana Gibson -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/14/1867 d.12/23/1944 (77)
Artist, Illustrator
Misc: drew the "Gibson Girl."

Tojo Hideki -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/30/1884 d.12/23/1948 (63)
Prime Minister
Misc: of Japan

Lavrenti Beria -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/29/1899 d.12/23/1953 (54)
Misc: Soviet secret policeHis attempt to seize power after Stalin's death in 1953 was foiled and he was later executed.

🎭Lester Lonergan Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/10/1893 d.12/23/1959 (66)
Actor
TV Shows: The Growing Paynes

🎭Robert Keith Sr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/10/1898 d.12/23/1966 (68)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: Helena Shipman's hubby

🏆🏌Sally Sessions -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1923 N.S. d.12/23/1966 N.S. (43)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: An LPGA Co-Founder

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🎭Charlie Ruggles -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/8/1886 d.12/23/1970 (84)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: some say b. in 1892
TV Shows: The Ruggles (as himself), The World of Mr. Sweeney (star), The Bullwinkle Show (as Aesop)

🎭🎵Mimi Benzell -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/6/1918 d.12/23/1970 (52)
Actress, Opera Singer

✍🎭Irna Phillips -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/1/1901 N.S. d.12/23/1973 N.S. (72)
Screenwriter, Actress
Misc: created six soap operas

Gerard Kuiper -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/7/1905 d.12/23/1973 (68)
Scientist, Astronomer, Dutch (Netherlands)
Misc: discovered the moons of Uranus and Neptune

🎭Louis De Rochemont -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/13/1899 d.12/23/1978 (79)
Movie Producer

Kris Neville -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/9/1925 d.12/23/1980 (55)
Science Fiction Writer

🎵Alec Wilder -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/16/1907 d.12/23/1980 (73)
Composer

🎭Jack Webb -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/2/1920 d.12/23/1982 (62)
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie Actor, TV Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Santa Monica, Ca.; Julie London's ex-hubby
Misc: WWII bomber pilot
TV Shows: Dragnet (as Sgt. Joe Friday and producer), The DA (producer), Hec Ramsey (producer), Emergency (producer), Adam 12 (producer), Mobile One (producer), Project UFO (producer)

🎭Peter Bennett -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/17/1917 d.12/23/1989 (72)
Actor, English
TV Shows: The Adventures of Sir Lancelot

🎵Jeff Alexander -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/2/1910 d.12/23/1989 (79)
Songwriter
Misc: wrote The Twilight Zone musical score

🏆🏁Wendell Scott -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/29/1921 N.S. d.12/23/1990 N.S. (69)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: NASCAR

🎨José Guerrero -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/29/1914 d.12/23/1991 (77)
Painter, Spanish

🎵Ernst Krenek -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/23/1900 d.12/23/1991 (91)
Composer

🎵Eddie Hazel -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/10/1950 d.12/23/1992 (42)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Guitarist
Misc: NOT to be confused with Eddie Hazell with 2 "L"s!
Group Names: Funkadelic (founder)

✍🎭Sebastian Shaw -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/29/1905 d.12/23/1994 (89)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright (x)(m), Poet, Actor, Director, English

🎵🎷Ronnie Scott -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1927 d.12/23/1996 (69)
Singer, Tenor-sax, Bandleader, Jazz Performer, English

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🎭Stanley Cortez -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/4/1908 d.12/23/1997 (89)
Cinematographer
Names/Places: Ricardo's brother; RN:Stanislaus Krantz

🏆🏀Lester "Les" Harrison -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/20/1904 N.S. d.12/23/1997 N.S. (93)
Hall of Famer, NBA Owner, NBA Coach, NBA Player

🎵Jackie Landry -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/22/1941 d.12/23/1997 (56)
Pop Singer
Group Names: Chantels

✍🎭David Manners -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/29/1901 d.12/23/1998 (97)
Screen/Scriptwriter (x)(m), Movie Actor
Names/Places: RN:Rauff de Ryther Acklom

🎭Billy Barty -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/25/1924 d.12/23/2000 (76)
Actor, TV Host
Misc: big midget star
Group Names: Spike Jones and His City Slickers (1950s)
TV Shows: Circus Boy, The Bugaloos, Billy Barty's Big Show, Krofft Supershow (as Hugo in Dr. Shrinker segment), Sigmund and the Sea Monsters, H.R. Pufinstuf (multiple roles), Bizarre (regular)

✍🎭🎵Victor Borge -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/3/1909 d.12/23/2000 (91)
Humorist, Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host, Pianist, Conductor, Danish (Denmark)
Names/Places: b. in Copenhagen; NN:Unmelancholy Dane; RN:Borge Rosenbaum; NN:The Danish Noel Coward
Movie Titles: The Victor Borge Show

🎵🎷Don Lamond -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/18/1920 d.12/23/2003 (83)
Drummer, Jazz Performer

🎨Anne Triutt -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/16/1921 d.12/23/2004 (83)
Sculptor (m)

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🎭🏆Marilyn Ardith Waltz -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/5/1931 N.S. d.12/23/2006 N.S. (75)
Actress, Model (m), Playmate
Names/Places: aka Margaret Scott, Marilyn Waltz, Marilyn Jordan and Marilyn Ardith Jordan
Misc: Playmate for February 1954, April 1954, and April 1955

🎭🎵Charlie Drake -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/19/1925 d.12/23/2006 (81)
Comedian, Singer, English
Song Titles: Splish Splash, My Boomerang Won't Come Back

🎭Michael Kidd -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/12/1915 d.12/23/2007 (92)
Choreographer, Ballet Dancer
Names/Places: RN:Milton Greenwald; some say b. 1917 or b. 1925 or b. 1919
Misc: Guys & Dolls, Hello Dolly, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers

🎭Michael Walker -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/13/1941 d.12/23/2007 N.S. (66)
Actor
Names/Places: Jennifer Jones & Robert's son
Movie Titles: Hell's Belles, Daring Game

🎵🎷Oscar Peterson -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/15/1925 d.12/23/2007 (82)
Composer, Pianist, Bandleader, Jazz Performer, Canadian

✍🎭Jeff Pollack -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/15/1959 d.12/23/2013 (54)
Writer, Screen/Scriptwriter (x)(m), TV Producer, Movie Director

Mikhail Kalashnikov -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/10/1919 d.12/23/2013 (94)
Inventor, Russian
Misc: of The AK-47, AKM, and AK-74 assault rifles

🎵🎸Ricky Lawson -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/8/1954 d.12/23/2013 (59)
Rock and Roll Drummer
Misc: performed and recorded with many of the biggest names in popular music in the 1980s such as Michael Jackson, Phil Collins, Eric Clapton, and many others.

🎵Yusef Lateef -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/9/1920 d.12/23/2013 (93)
Teacher, Composer, Multi-instrumentalist, Flutist, Reeds

🎭Michael "Mike" Elliott -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/17/1946 d.12/23/2014 (68)
Actor, Comedian, Personality, English
Names/Places: NN:Mike the Mouth
Misc: radio personality

🎭Joey Boots -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/???? N.S. d.12/23/2016 N.S. (49)
Comedian, Producer, Cameraperson, Radio Broadcaster
Names/Places: RN: Joseph Bassolino
Misc: Howard Stern on Demand (as one of the Wack Packers, who screamed "Baba Booey" during pranks)

🎵Heinrich Schiff -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/18/1951 N.S. d.12/23/2016 N.S. (65)
Cellist, Conductor, Austrian

🎵Annie "Honey" Lantree -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/28/1943 N.S. d.12/23/2018 N.S. (75)
Drummer, English
Group Names: The Honeycombs

🏆🥊Frankie Billy Randall -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/25/1961 N.S. d.12/23/2020 N.S. (59)
Boxer
Names/Places: NN: The Surgeon
Misc: the first boxer to defeat Julio César Chávez in a professional match

🎭🎵Rebecca Luker -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/17/1961 N.S. d.12/23/2020 N.S. (59)
Actress, Singer

🎵🎸Leslie West -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/22/1945 N.S. d.12/23/2020 N.S. (75)
Songwriter, Rock and Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Mountain

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✍📰Joan Didion -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/5/1934 N.S. d.12/23/2021 N.S. (87)
Author (m), Novelist, Screenwriter (m), Journalist
Misc: some say Dec 4
Book Titles: Slouching Towards Bethlehem (1968), Play It As It Lays (1970), The Year of Magical Thinking (2005)

🏆🥊Jerry Roth -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/12/1941 N.S. d.12/23/2022 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, Boxing Figure
Misc: was one of boxing's leading judges who officiated 225 world title bouts

🏆⚽George Cohen -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/22/1939 N.S. d.12/23/2022 N.S. (83)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
Misc: right back

🎭Lynn Loring -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/14/1943 N.S. d.12/23/2023 N.S. (80)
Actress, TV/Movie Producer
Names/Places: Roy Thinnes' wife
TV Shows: The FBI (as Barbara Erskine)

🎭Mike Nussbaum -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/29/1923 N.S. d.12/23/2023 N.S. (99)
Actress (f), Director
Movie Titles: Field of Dreams, House of Games, Things Change, Fatal Attraction, Men in Black

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1967, ✪ “I Am The Walrus” by The Beatles peaked at number 56 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, ✪ “Knock Knock Who's There?” by Mary Hopkin peaked at number 92 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1961, ✪ “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Tokens peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1944, ✪ “The Trolley Song” by Judy Garland peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “All Good?” by De La Soul Featuring Chaka Khan peaked at number 96 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Another Day In Paradise” by Phil Collins peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Boogaloo Down Broadway” by Fantastic Johnny C peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Don't Know Much” by Linda Ronstadt Featuring Aaron Neville peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Fool For Your Loving” by Whitesnake peaked at number 37 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Gimme Your Good Lovin'” by Diving For Pearls peaked at number 84 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Gold” by The Symbol (Prince) peaked at number 88 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1950, “Harbour Lights” by Bing Crosby peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Hold Me, Touch Me” by Paul Stanley peaked at number 46 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “How You Gonna See Me Now” by Alice Cooper peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “I Believe You” by The Carpenters peaked at number 68 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1944, “I Dream Of You (More Than You Dream I Do)” by Andy Russell peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “I Got I.D.” by Pearl Jam peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “I Lost It” by Kenny Chesney peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “I Love The Nightlife (Disco 'Round)” by Alicia Bridges peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “I'm Every Woman” by Chaka Khan peaked at number 21 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “In The Bush” by Musique peaked at number 58 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1967, “In The Misty Moonlight” by Dean Martin peaked at number 46 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1961, “It's All Because” by Linda Scott peaked at number 50 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Just Like Jesse James” by Cher peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Keep Holding On” by Avril Lavigne peaked at number 17 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1961, “Let There Be Drums” by Sandy Nelson peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Light The Sky On Fire” by Jefferson Starship peaked at number 66 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Miles Away” by Fotomaker peaked at number 63 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Mockingbird” by Aretha Franklin peaked at number 94 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Money In The Bank” by Lil Scrappy Featuring Young Buck peaked at number 28 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Mr. Bus Driver” by Bruce Channel peaked at number 90 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “My Best Friend's Girl” by The Cars peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “One Way Out” by The Allman Brothers Band peaked at number 86 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Rock And A Hard Place” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 23 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Serious Kinda Girl” by Christopher Max peaked at number 75 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1961, “Seven Day Fool” by Etta James peaked at number 95 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1967, “She's My Girl” by The Turtles peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Since You Showed Me How To Be Happy” by Jackie Wilson peaked at number 32 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1961, “Soothe Me” by Sims Twins peaked at number 42 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1961, “The Comancheros” by Claude King peaked at number 71 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “The Dream Never Dies” by Cooper Brothers peaked at number 48 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “The Jean Genie” by David Bowie peaked at number 71 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1961, “The Majestic” by Dion peaked at number 36 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “This Everyday Love” by Rascal Flatts peaked at number 76 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Watch Her Ride” by Jefferson Airplane peaked at number 61 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1961, “Well, I Told You” by The Chantels peaked at number 29 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1967, “What's It Gonna Be” by Dusty Springfield peaked at number 49 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Where Ever You Are” by Terry Ellis peaked at number 49 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1944, “White Christmas” by Frank Sinatra And The Bobby Tucker Singers With Axel Stordahl And His Orchestra peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Windy” by Wes Montgomery peaked at number 44 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Without You” by The Dixie Chicks peaked at number 31 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “www.Memory” by Alan Jackson peaked at number 45 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1967, “You Better Sit Down Kids” by Cher peaked at number 9 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1961, “You Don't Have To Be A Tower Of Strength” by Gloria Lynne peaked at number 100 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “You Don't Know” by Eminem Featuring 50 Cent, Lloyd Banks, And Cashis peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “You Ought To Be With Me” by Al Green peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Your Sweetness Is My Weakness” by Barry White peaked at number 60 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Alt-U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1995, ✪ “Kitty” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America peaked at number 67 on the Alt-U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1978, “(Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away” by Andy Gibb peaked at number 8 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Alive” by The Bee Gees peaked at number 28 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “And You And I” by Yes peaked at number 58 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Angel” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 47 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Can You Fool” by Glen Campbell peaked at number 35 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Case Of The Ex” by Mýa peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Driftwood” by The Moody Blues peaked at number 60 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Forever Autumn” by Jeff Wayne Featuring Justin Hayward peaked at number 73 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Free As A Bird” by The Beatles peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Good Intentions” by Toad The Wet Sprocket peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “I Didn't Know I Loved You ('Till I Saw You Rock And Roll)” by Gary Glitter peaked at number 39 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “I Will Be In Love With You” by Livingston Taylor peaked at number 43 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “I'm Every Woman” by Chaka Khan peaked at number 38 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “I'm Stone In Love With You” by The Stylistics peaked at number 37 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “If You Don't Know Me By Now” by Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes peaked at number 52 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Independent Women Part I” by Destiny's Child peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Long Dark Road” by The Hollies peaked at number 24 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Mary Jane” by Rick James peaked at number 51 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1995, “My Friends” by Red Hot Chili Peppers peaked at number 11 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “New York City” by Zwol peaked at number 57 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Operator (That's Not The Way It Feels)” by Jim Croce peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Part Time Love” by Elton John peaked at number 13 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Perfect Duet” by Ed Sheeran Featuring Beyoncé peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1961, “Run To Him” by Bobby Vee peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Sharing The Night Together” by Dr. Hook peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Silence” by Marshmello Featuring Khalid peaked at number 7 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Something's Wrong With Me” by Austin Roberts peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Straight On” by Heart peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1961, “The Wanderer” by Dion peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Theme From "The Rowdyman"” by Robbie McDougall peaked at number 51 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Time Passages” by Al Stewart peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Too Hot” by Coolio peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1972, “What Am I Crying For” by Dennis Yost peaked at number 50 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1995, “When Love And Hate Collide” by Def Leppard peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1995, “Breakfast At Tiffany's” by Deep Blue Something peaked at number 4 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Case Of The Ex” by Mýa peaked at number 3 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Don't Shut Me Out” by Kevin Paige peaked at number 67 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Here Is Christmas” by Ann And Nancy Wilson peaked at number 86 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Hide Your Heart” by KISS peaked at number 92 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Human Cannonball” by Webb Wilder peaked at number 85 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Independent Women Part I” by Destiny's Child peaked at number 1 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Leave A Light On” by Belinda Carlisle peaked at number 8 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “New Orleans is Sinking” by The Tragically Hip peaked at number 70 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Rock And A Hard Place” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 10 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “The Arms Of Orion” by Prince Featuring Sheena Easton peaked at number 61 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “The Last Worthless Evening” by Don Henley peaked at number 5 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

In 1989, “What Am I Supposed To Do” by Paul Hyde peaked at number 83 on the Alt-Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1978, ✪ “A Taste Of Aggro” by The Barron Knights peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, ✪ “Can We Fix It?” by Bob The Builder peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, ✪ “Christmas In Smurfland” by Father Abraham And The Smurfs peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, ✪ “Do They Know It's Christmas?” by Band Aid II peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, ✪ “Doctor Who” by Mankind peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, ✪ “Get Your T**s Out For Christmas” by Grab This peaked at number 108 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, ✪ “Greased Lightnin'” by John Travolta peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, ✪ “Hey Santa Claus” by Kevin Wilson peaked at number 78 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, ✪ “Jingle Bells / Hokey Cokey” by Judge Dread peaked at number 64 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2006, ✪ “Last Christmas” by Crazy Frog peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, ✪ “Lick A Smurp For Christmas” by Father Abraphart And The Smurps peaked at number 58 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1972, ✪ “Long Haired Lover From Liverpool” by Little Jimmy Osmond peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “21st Century Christmas / Move It” by Cliff Richard peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “A Whole New World” by Katie Price And Peter André peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “A Winter's Tale” by Queen peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “All Through The Night” by Sybil peaked at number 84 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Are You Out There” by Crescendo peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “At This Time Of Year” by Craig peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Bombs Over Baghdad” by OutKast peaked at number 61 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Burning The Ground” by Duran Duran peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Chacarron” by El Chombo peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Christmas My A*se” by Ricky Tomlinson peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Circus” by Lenny Kravitz peaked at number 54 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Come Together” by Smokin' Mojo Filters peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Day By Day” by Sizer Barker peaked at number 81 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Day Time” by 4 Strings peaked at number 48 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “December Brings Me Back To You” by Andy Abrahams / Michael Underwood peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “December” by All About Eve peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Dig This” by K.A. Posse peaked at number 87 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Dolphin Blue” by Ooberman peaked at number 83 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Don't Let It Go To Waste” by Matt Willis peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Don't Stop The Music” by Lionel Richie peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Every Year Every Christmas” by Luther Vandross peaked at number 43 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Everyday” by Jam Machine peaked at number 68 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Eye Bee M” by Commander Tom peaked at number 75 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Father And Son” by Boyzone peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “From Me To You” by Jonathan Morris peaked at number 80 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Gettin' Enough” by Lil Chris peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Girl You Know It's True” by Keith'N'Shane peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Go Go Now” by Marines peaked at number 90 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Heart The Hunter” by Great White peaked at number 91 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Helsinki” by Ashtrax peaked at number 76 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Hit Mix (Official Bootleg Megamix)” by Alexander O'Neal peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “How You Gonna See Me Now” by Alice Cooper peaked at number 61 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “I Don't Wanna Be A Star” by Corona peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “I Give It All To You / I Imagine” by Mary Kiani peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1967, “I Only Live To Love You” by Cilla Black peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday” by Roy Wood Big Band peaked at number 59 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1967, “I'm Coming Home” by Tom Jones peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Illegal” by Shakira Featuring Carlos Santana peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Inner Laugh” by Roland Klinkenberg peaked at number 78 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “It's Oh So Quiet” by Björk peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Italo House Mix” by Rococo (1980s) peaked at number 54 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1961, “Johnny Will” by Pat Boone peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Just The One” by The Levellers peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Kitty” by Cat Stevens peaked at number 47 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Leningrad” by Billy Joel peaked at number 53 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Little Drummer Boy” by The Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Littlest Things” by Lily Allen peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Love Hangover” by Pauline Henry peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Love” by Jimmy Nail peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Mixed Up Classix” by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra peaked at number 88 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1961, “My Friend The Sea” by Petula Clark peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Naive Song” by Mirwais peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Never Wed An Old Man” by The Dubliners peaked at number 43 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “No Government” by Nicolette peaked at number 67 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Old-Fashioned Christmas” by Anne Charleston And Ian Smith peaked at number 77 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Pilgrimage / Mescalito” by Sourmash peaked at number 73 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Please Come Home For Christmas” by The Eagles peaked at number 30 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Please Stay” by Kylie Minogue peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Raining In My Heart” by Leo Sayer peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Searching For The Golden Eye” by Motiv 8 And Kym Mazelle peaked at number 40 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Shadowmix” by The Shadows peaked at number 81 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Silent Night” by The Dickies peaked at number 47 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1967, “So Tired” by Frankie Vaughan peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Starting Over Again” by Natalie Cole peaked at number 56 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Storm Animal” by The Storm peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Sunny” by Morrissey peaked at number 42 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Supreme” by Robbie Williams peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Techno State” by Nick Sentience And Harry Diamond peaked at number 89 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Tell Me” by P. Diddy Featuring Christina Aguilera peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Tenshi” by Gouryella peaked at number 45 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “That's That” by Snoop Dogg Featuring R. Kelly peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “The River / Just Checkin'” by The Beautiful South peaked at number 59 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Throw Your Hands Up” by Coolio peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Truly Madly Deeply” by Cascada peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Volaré (nel blu dipinto di blu)” by Gipsy Kings peaked at number 86 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Walk Of Life” by Billie Piper peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Warning” by Green Day peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Whenever God Shines His Light” by Van Morrison And Cliff Richard peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Who Are You?” by Paul Glazby / Dynamic Intervention peaked at number 94 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Wind It Up” by Gwen Stefani peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1978, “You Don't Bring Me Flowers” by Barbra Streisand And Neil Diamond peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2006, “You Know My Name” by Chris Cornell peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2006, ✪ “Last Christmas” by Crazy Frog peaked at number 30 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2017, ✪ “Man's Not Hot” by Big Shaq (Michael Dapaah) peaked at number 28 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Anywhere Is” by Enya peaked at number 34 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Anywhere” by Rita Ora peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Catch The Cat / Come On And Sing” by Cherry Laine peaked at number 100 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Don't Give Up” by Shannon Noll And Natalie Bassingthwaighte peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Don't Tell Me” by Madonna peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Funky Tonight” by The John Butler Trio peaked at number 15 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1961, “God, Country And My Baby” by Johnny Burnette peaked at number 15 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1950, “Goodnight Irene” by Gordon Jenkins And The Weavers peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Kiss You All Over / There's Been A Change” by Exile peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Lie To Me” by Bon Jovi peaked at number 20 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Mr. Milk” by You Am I peaked at number 50 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2000, “My Generation” by Limp Bizkit peaked at number 31 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Pac's Life” by Tupac Featuring T.I. And Ashanti peaked at number 34 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Please Stay” by Kylie Minogue peaked at number 15 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1961, “Sad Movies (Make Me Cry)” by Sue Thompson peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Suburban Boy / Clarke's Bolero” by Dave Warner peaked at number 31 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1961, “Take Five” by The Dave Brubeck Quartet peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Talking In Your Sleep / Paintin' This Old Town Blue” by Crystal Gayle peaked at number 70 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1950, “The River Seine” by Doris Day or Guy Lombardo peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2000, “The Way You Make Me Feel” by Ronan Keating peaked at number 27 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1972, “There Are Too Many Saviours On My Cross (Ulster 1972)” by Richard Harris peaked at number 12 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “What's Your Name, What's Your Number / Fill Me Up (Heart To Heart)” by The Andrea True Connection peaked at number 78 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1978, “You Needed Me / I Still Wish The Very Best For You” by Anne Murray peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2006, ✪ “Last Christmas” by Crazy Frog peaked at number 19 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2006, ✪ “Snoopy's Christmas” by The Wobbles peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Free As A Bird” by The Beatles peaked at number 26 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1995, “I Remember” by Boyz II Men peaked at number 31 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Itchycoo Park” by M People peaked at number 21 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Lydia” by Fur Patrol peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Merkinball (EP)” by Pearl Jam peaked at number 17 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1995, “One Sweet Day” by Mariah Carey Featuring Boyz II Men peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Somethin' Stupid” by Ali And Kibibi Campbell peaked at number 13 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Spin 1” by Che Fu Featuring Aaradhna peaked at number 20 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Teenage Dirtbag” by Wheatus peaked at number 27 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1995, “The Way I Feel About You” by Ngaire peaked at number 42 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2006, ✪ “Merry X-Mas” by Rudolph And The Grinch peaked at number 47 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, ✪ “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” by Meat Loaf peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Body Groove” by Architechs Featuring Nana peaked at number 44 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Can't Fight The Moonlight” by LeAnn Rimes peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Carnival” by The Cardigans peaked at number 44 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Celebrate Our Love” by Alice Deejay peaked at number 34 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Christmas Time Is Here” by Ch!pz peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Coming Around Again” by Simon Webbe peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Earth Song” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Endeavour” by Kees Versluys peaked at number 33 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Er is altijd een weg” by Volumia! peaked at number 46 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Everybody Be Somebody” by Ruffneck Featuring Yavahn peaked at number 37 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Felicidad” by BZN peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Gudbuy T'Jane” by Slade peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1972, “Het bananenlied” by André van Duin peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1972, “It Never Rains In Southern California” by Albert Hammond peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1995, “It's Oh So Quiet” by Björk peaked at number 19 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Kom maar bij mij” by Marco Borsato peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Kon het elke dag maar Kerstmis zijn” by Kus met René Froger, Chris And Viviënne peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Let You Down” by NF peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Liever” by Sarah [NL] peaked at number 38 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Magical Mystery Tour” by The Beatles peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Nachtrijders” by Henk Wijngaard peaked at number 19 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Never Too Late” by Kylie Minogue peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1989, “New York Minute” by Don Henley peaked at number 45 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Not That Kind” by Anastacia peaked at number 36 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Please Please Santa” by Bo And Monica peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Promises” by Eric Clapton peaked at number 40 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Rhythm Nation” by Janet Jackson peaked at number 9 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2017, “River” by Eminem Featuring Ed Sheeran peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Rock And A Hard Place” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 23 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Sandy” by John Travolta peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Spraakwater” by Extince peaked at number 9 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Stan” by Eminem Featuring Dido peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1989, “The Message Is Love” by Arthur Baker And The Backbeat Disciples Featuring Al Green peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Undercover” by Djumbo peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Well All Right” by Santana peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1978, “You Needed Me” by Anne Murray peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2006, ✪ “White And Nerdy” by "Weird Al" Yankovic peaked at number 14 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Baby Boy” by Me And My peaked at number 46 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Dinosaurier - Aladar's äventyr” by Disney's Musiksaga peaked at number 39 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Fairytale Gone Bad” by Sunrise Avenue peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Gettin' All Da' Babes” by Ro-Cee peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1995, “GoldenEye” by Tina Turner peaked at number 6 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Hotta brudar” by Magnus Uggla peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Imagine” by Chris Kläfford peaked at number 8 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Lie To Me” by Bon Jovi peaked at number 44 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Pocahontas” by Disney's Musiksaga peaked at number 42 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2017, “River” by Eminem Featuring Ed Sheeran peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2006, “So Much Of Not Enough” by Neverstore peaked at number 7 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Tonight” by Peter Jöback peaked at number 25 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Treading Water” by Chris Kläfford peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2000, “Absolutely Everybody” by Vanessa Amorosi peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Bass, Beats And Melody” by Brooklyn Bounce peaked at number 2 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Caribbean Xmas” by The Guess Who Featuring Greg Bannis peaked at number 31 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Geh davon aus...” by Söhne Mannheims peaked at number 11 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Gjynah” by Azet peaked at number 20 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Hallo Taxi” by Ohrrausch peaked at number 13 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Hey Rapid (uh-ah)” by SK Rapid peaked at number 36 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2006, “My Wish For Christmas” by Die Toggo 5 peaked at number 10 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Rock Steady” by All Saints peaked at number 20 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Sag nix” by RAF Camora peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Vergiss mich” by Luttenberger - Klug peaked at number 6 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Where The Wild Roses Grow” by Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds With Kylie Minogue peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Wie a Kind” by Ina Regen peaked at number 25 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Wind It Up” by Gwen Stefani peaked at number 18 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1995, “You'll See” by Madonna peaked at number 5 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2006, ✪ “Crazy Frog In The House” by Crazy Frog peaked at number 12 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2006, ✪ “Last Christmas” by Crazy Frog peaked at number 19 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Boom Boom Boom” by The Outhere Brothers peaked at number 3 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Don't Tell Me” by Madonna peaked at number 16 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Heaven For Everyone” by Queen peaked at number 8 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Jolie Louise” by Daniel Lanois peaked at number 33 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1995, “L'air du vent” by Native peaked at number 9 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Losing My Mind” by Liza Minnelli peaked at number 42 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Megamix” by Earth, Wind And Fire peaked at number 32 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Noël ensemble” by 100 Artistes Ensemble Contre Le Sida peaked at number 3 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Ophélie flagrant des lits” by Michel Polnareff peaked at number 28 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Original Prankster” by The Offspring peaked at number 34 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Petit Papa Noël” by Bébé Lilly peaked at number 5 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Petit Papa Noël” by Roch Voisine peaked at number 49 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Porque te vas” by Star Academy 6 peaked at number 8 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Pump Up The Jam” by Technotronic Featuring Felly peaked at number 7 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Stan” by Eminem Featuring Dido peaked at number 4 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Tremblement de terre” by Dorothée peaked at number 18 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Tueurs” by Damso peaked at number 15 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1967, “Elisabeth” by 1-2-6 peaked at number 10 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Free As A Bird” by The Beatles peaked at number 14 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Girls On Top” by Girl Thing peaked at number 13 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1995, “GoldenEye” by Tina Turner peaked at number 9 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Hello, Goodbye” by The Beatles peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Hälsa hem til mamma” by Larry Finnegan peaked at number 5 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Into The Sea” by Sivert Høyem And The Volunteers peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Jingle Bells” by Basshunter peaked at number 9 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1989, “Let's Party” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1978, “Mary's Boy Child/Oh My Lord” by Boney M. peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Maybe Baby” by Christian Strand peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1961, “Putti Putti” by Jay Epae peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Rett i foret” by Karpe Diem peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2017, “River” by Eminem Featuring Ed Sheeran peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1967, “Telefonrør nr. 1” by Rolv Wesenlund peaked at number 8 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1961, “This Time” by Troy Shondell peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1972, “Blau blüht der Enzian” by Heino peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Can Somebody Tell Me Who I Am” by Orange Blue peaked at number 38 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Do What's Good For Me” by 2 Unlimited peaked at number 41 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Don't Give Me Those Eyes” by James Blunt peaked at number 27 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Fergalicious” by Fergie Featuring will.i.am peaked at number 29 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1995, “First Time” by The Kelly Family peaked at number 19 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Geh davon aus...” by Söhne Mannheims peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Gotham City” by RAF Camora peaked at number 21 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Hurra” by Die Ärzte peaked at number 49 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Miss Sarajevo” by Passengers (U2 With Brian Eno Featuring Luciano Pavarotti) peaked at number 10 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Remind Me” by Eminem peaked at number 24 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2017, “River” by Eminem Featuring Ed Sheeran peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Sad Eyes” by Enrique Iglesias peaked at number 44 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Was wir alleine nicht schaffen” by Xavier Naidoo peaked at number 28 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1995, “When It's Christmas Time” by Worlds Apart peaked at number 14 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Wind It Up” by Gwen Stefani peaked at number 14 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

Italy Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2017, “Buona fortuna” by Benji And Fede peaked at number 15 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Fuori” by Gemitaiz peaked at number 5 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Goodnight Moon” by Shivaree peaked at number 1 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Io canto” by Laura Pausini peaked at number 1 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2006, “It's In The Rain” by Enya peaked at number 7 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2017, “L'amore è” by Enrico Nigiotti peaked at number 4 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2000, “La canzone che scrivo per te” by Marlene Kuntz Featuring Skin peaked at number 12 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Orgasmo” by Calcutta peaked at number 11 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2017, “River” by Eminem Featuring Ed Sheeran peaked at number 8 on the Italy pop singles chart.

Finland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1995, “Hemaisevan seksikäs pörröpää” by Aarne Tenkanen And Tempuntekijät peaked at number 2 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 1995, “I Don't Wanna Be A Star” by Corona peaked at number 6 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Ilman ystävää” by Luomakunta peaked at number 2 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Joulun pelko” by Joulumantelit peaked at number 1 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Joulustöö” by Eevil Stöö peaked at number 12 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Junk” by Ferry Corsten Featuring Guru peaked at number 5 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Last Christmas” by Whigfield peaked at number 12 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Nightfreak” by Accu peaked at number 18 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2000, “Rauhaa ja rakkautta” by Rock, Rauha And Rakkaus orkesteri peaked at number 12 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Rehab” by Amy Winehouse peaked at number 15 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2017, “River” by Eminem Featuring Ed Sheeran peaked at number 2 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Take The Money And Run” by No Shame peaked at number 13 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Twisted” by Vandalism peaked at number 9 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Tää ei oo ohi” by Nelli Matula peaked at number 8 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Under The Milky Way” by Craig Obey vs. The Church peaked at number 8 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 1995, “Unique” by Marusha peaked at number 8 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Wind It Up” by Gwen Stefani peaked at number 6 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Yeah Yeah” by Bodyrox Featuring Luciana peaked at number 7 on the Finland pop singles chart.

In 2006, “You Know My Name” by Chris Cornell peaked at number 3 on the Finland pop singles chart.

Spain Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2006, “Matinee EP” by Varios peaked at number 13 on the Spain pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran peaked at number 2 on the Spain pop singles chart.

In 2006, “Sushi EP 2” by Varios peaked at number 19 on the Spain pop singles chart.

Denmark Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2006, “21st Century Christmas” by Cliff Richard peaked at number 18 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Hey Mor” by Joey Moe peaked at number 8 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

In 2017, “Merry Christmas Everyone” by Shakin' Stevens peaked at number 6 on the Denmark pop singles chart.

Related Events on This Date

In 1775, King George III bans all trade between England and the Americas. “Fine with us,” reply the colonists, who never liked tea, crumpets, and fatty bacon anyway.

In 1783, General George Washington resigned his commission with the U.S. Army and retired to Mount Vernon, Virginia. He became the new nationʹs first president in 1789.

In 1788, Maryland passed an act to cede an area “not exceeding ten miles square” for the seat of the national government; about two-thirds of the area became the District of Columbia.

In 1823, The poem “Account of a Visit from Saint Nicholas” was published anonymously in the Troy (New York) Sentinel; the verse, more popularly known as “'Twas the Night Before Christmas,” was later attributed to Clement C. Moore.

In 1922, BBC-radio begins daily newscasts.

In 1938, The Silly Symphony film, “Mother Goose Goes Hollywood” is released.

In 1942, Bob Hope agreed to entertain U.S. airmen in Alaska. It became the first of his many, famous Christmas shows for American armed forces around the world. The tradition continued for more than three decades. From GIʹs everywhere, “Thanks for the memories, Bob!”

In 1947, The transistor was invented by Walter H. Brattain, John Bardeen and William Shockley of Bell Laboratories. It replaced the bulkier vacuum tube, which kind of sucked (get it?), and led the way for more compact integrated circuits So you thought a transistor was your brother who got a sex-change operation, huh? The inventors shared the 1956 Nobel prize in physics for their work. The device was referred to as the electronic engineerʹs dream. In its original form, the transistor wasnʹt the tiny silicon component we know today. It took up a lot of space in the lab in New Jersey where it was invented. Today, thousands of transistors can be packed into an incredibly minute space, smaller than a pinhead; and is used in electronic applications, such as computers, radios, TVs and video games, to name just a few.

In 1950, “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” Makes The Pop Chart by Spike Jones and the City Slickers with Rudolph and The Reindeers; will peak at number seven.

In 1951, The first nationally televised NFL championship game was held. The DuMont Network had paid $75,000 for the rights to the game. The Los Angeles Rams beat the Cleveland Browns 24-17 on Norm Van Brocklinʹs “Perfect Pass” to Tommy Fears, who caught it on his fingertips in stride, and raced to the game winning TD. The DuMont Network paid $75,000 for the rights to the game.

In 1954, The Donald Duck film, “Grand Canyonscope” is released. Ranger Woodlore also appears.

In 1957, Actor, Dan Blocker, made his debut on television this day in the “Restless Gun” production of “The Child”. Two years later, Blocker starred in the very popular “Bonanza” on NBC, as Hoss Cartwright.

In 1959, The number one Billboard Pop Hit: “Why,” Frankie Avalon. This last number one song of the '50s has the shortest title of any chart-topping hit.

In 1963, On The Edge of Night, Winston Grimsley (Walter Greaza) told Phil Capice (Ray MacDonnell) his complicated plan which would likely keep the Warrens from leaving town. Emory (Bill Berger) and Lyn (Gillian Spencer) Warren discussed their soon-to-be monetary situation and why they both had to be in superior physical and mental condition for their plan to work. Lyn was worried that Emory would leave her shortly after the baby was born, but Emory assured her that he was not going anywhere.

In 1964, On The Edge of Night, Gerry McGrath (Millee Taggart) awaited trial for the murder of Dave Hansen.

In 1964, The Beach Boys made their first appearance on “Shindig!” singing “Dance, Dance, Dance” and “Little Saint Nick”, along with “Johnny Be Good” and “Monster Mash”. Monster Mash? That Boris Pickett tune? And so close to Christmas even?

In 1964, This is the day that rock ʹnʹ roll radio — in the guise of Pirate Radio — came to the United Kingdom Radio London began regular broadcasts on this day in 1964, to be joined, at sea, by other pirates like Radio Caroline and Radio Luxembourg. It was a gallant effort to broadcast commercial radio, which was illegal in Great Britain.

In 1965, Gilliganʹs Island episode #50. “Mine Hero”. While fishing, Gilligan pulls a WWII mine out of the lagoon. When the Professor is unable to deactivate the mine, Gilligan tows it back into the lagoon, where it harmlessly explodes.

In 1966, A GIRLFRIEND FOR “BATMAN.” Apparently to counter claims that the relationship between BATMAN and ROBIN was homosexual, a girlfriend for the caped crusader is introduced in the January 1967 issue of “DETECTIVE” comics. Soon this “Batgirl” would appear in the TV series as well.

In 1966, The most influential British TV pop show “Ready, Steady, Go” aired its last edition. It originated from the old Rediffusion London and was seen on Britainʹs privately-owned commercial TV stations (not the BBC). It featured the rock group The Who. Ready, Steady, STOP!

In 1966, “TIGER BEAT” FOR JANUARY '67 Paul Revere and the Raiders member PHIL VOLK is the 'Guest Editor'. Featured articles: “Try to understand me, by MARK LINDSAY”; “MONKEES: Life stories of PETER and DAVY”

In 1967, AMERICAN BANDSTAND Highlight of the show…the BEATLES on film perform their number one hit “HELLO GOODBYE”

In 1967, R.C., “Boogaloo Down Broadway” by The Fantastic Johnny C peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart.

In 1967, R.C., “I Am The Walrus” by The Beatles peaked at #56 on the pop singles chart.

In 1967, The Jimi Hendrix Experienceʹs “Foxy Lady” is released.

In 1967, The Rolling Stones album “Their Satanic Majesties Request” was released.

In 1969, After meeting through an A and R executive, Elton John and Bernie Taupin began writing songs together.

In 1969, AT THE MOVIES Hot films this holiday week include “ON HER MAJESTYʹS SECRET SERVICE”, “SWEET CHARITY”, “CACTUS FLOWER”, “Doctor Dolittle”, “HELLO DOLLY”, “THEY SHOOT HORSES DONʹT THEY”

In 1969, Diana Ross began her final engagement with The Supremes in Las Vegas. The last show was a few weeks later. Ross was replaced with Jean Terrell.

In 1971, On Days of our Lives, the Horton family celebrated Christmas.

In 1972, R.C., “Long Haired Lover From Liverpool” by Jimmy Osmond peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart and stayed there for five weeks; he became the youngest artist ever to top the United Kingdom singles chart.

In 1972, R.C., “The Jean Genie” by David Bowie peaked at #71 on the pop singles chart.

In 1972, Steelers vs. Raiders in “The Immaculate Reception”. Footballs take funny bounces, but this was ridiculous. The Pittsburgh Steelers were hosting the Oakland Raiders in a playoff game at Three Rivers Stadium. For the Cinderella Steelers, it was their first postseason appearance since 1947, but the clock was just about to strike midnight. With 22 seconds to play and Oakland leading 7-6, Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw was faced with fourth and ten at his own 40-yard line. When his primary receiver couldnʹt run his route, Bradshaw scrambled and then heaved the ball downfield. As the Steelersʹ Frenchy Fuqua and Oakland cornerback Jack Tatum collided, the pass ricocheted off Tatum (or so the referees ruled) and sailed up in the air — right onto the fingertips of Pittsburgh FB Franco Harris, who plucked the ball off his shoe tops in full stride and rumbled the last 42 yards into the end zone for what is still the most improbable winning TD in playoff history.

In 1972, The public no longer has to “Imagine” what John Lennonʹs been up to, with this short film making its television debut tonight.

In 1972, The world record for consecutive push-ups was set by Richard Knecht. He did 25,222 on a hard surface without pinned feet, It took the eight-year-old 11 hours and 14 minutes.

In 1973, Legendary soap opera creator and writer Irna Phillips died at age 72. Here are some of her career highlights:

In 1973, The shah of Iran announced that the petroleum-exporting states of the Persian Gulf would double the price of their crude oil. What greedy ratfinks those Scrooges were!

In 1974, ABC-TV premiered two new game shows, “The Big Showdown” with host Jim Peck, and “The Money Maze” with host Nick Clooney, father of future ER-er hunk George. Neither would last a year.

In 1974, John Denver was at #1 on the US country album chart with Back Home Again. The multi-platinum album contained the hit singles "Annie's Song", "Back Home Again" and "Sweet Surrender". In addition, the studio version of "Thank God I'm a Country Boy" appeared on this album.

In 1974, Just as John Lennon had done three years earlier, George Harrison releases a holiday single, “Ding Dong, Ding Dong.” The song only reaches #36.

In 1975, BIG BRITISH HITS THIS WEEK “BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY” (Queen); “YOU SEXY THING” (Hot Chocolate); “GOLDEN YEARS” (David Bowie)

In 1975, The Metric Conversion Act was adopted by Congress to make the metric system Americaʹs basic system of measurement. Yeah, sure!

In 1976, “A Star Is Born” album by Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1976, “Donny and Marie Featuring Songs From Their TV Show” album by Donny Osmond and Marie was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1976, “The Nancy Walker Show”, TV Comedy; last aired on ABC.

In 1977, Mellow pop singer Cat Stevens converted to Islam and changed his name to Yusef Islam.

In 1978, New Yorkʹs Bryan Trottier scored five goals and had three assists in leading the Islanders to a 9-4 victory over the New York Rangers. Trottier set an NHL record with six points, on three goals and three assists, in the second period.

In 1978, On the cover of TV Guide: “Merry Christmas”. Other Articles: Taxi, Waltons, James Broderick

In 1978, R.C., “I Love The Nightlife (Disco 'Round)” by Alicia Bridges peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1978, R.C., “Iʹm Every Woman” by Chaka Khan peaked at #21 on the pop singles chart.

In 1978, R.C., “Le Freak” by Chic returned to the number one spot for the second time this release and held it for two weeks.

In 1978, R.C., “My Best Friendʹs Girl” by The Cars peaked at #35 on the pop singles chart.

In 1978, R.C., “Please Come Home For Christmas” by The Eagles peaked at #18 on the pop singles chart.

In 1978, Rod Stewart donates all the money he earns from “Do You Think Iʹm Sexy?” to UNICEF. (This song is his biggest hit ever.)

In 1978, “Do Ya Think Iʹm Sexy?” by Rod Stewart entered the Top 40 chart. Is it a rock and roll song or a disco song?

In 1978, “Lotta Love” by Nicolette Larson entered the Top 40 chart. Is it a country song or a disco song?

In 1978, “The Gambler” by Kenny Rogers topped the country charts

In 1981, On General Hospital, Rick (Chris Robinson) and Lesley (Denise Alexander) were married.

In 1981, While Johnny Cash and his family were sitting down to enjoy their evening meal, three armed intruders broke into their Montego Bay home. Johnny and his family were all locked in a cellar and over $35,000 worth of items were stolen during the robbery. All were unharmed during the ordeal.

In 1983, On Search for Tomorrow, Sunny Adamson (Marcia McCabe) and Hogan McCleary (David Forsyth) toasted Christmas with two milk cartons followed by a special closing with "O Holy Night" playing in the background.

In 1985, “How Could It Be” album by Eddie Murphy was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1985, “Love, American Style”, second run, TV Anthology, comedy; debut on ABC.

In 1985, “Party All The Time” single by Eddie Murphy was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1986, On All My Children, after hearing about Adam Chandler's job offer to Brooke English (Julia Barr), Erica Kane (Susan Lucci, who shares her birthday with the date this episode aired) accused Brooke of always following in her footsteps. "You've never had a dream of your own," Erica said, during an entertaining tirade.

In 1986, The experimental airplane “Voyager,” piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, completed the first non-stop, round-the-world flight without refueling as it landed safely at Edwards Air Force Base in California. It lasted 216 hours, traveled 24,986 miles, and averaged 115 MPH.

In 1987, “Good Morning Vietnam” starring Robin Williams and Forest Tucker opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1988, On All My Children, Phoebe Wallingford thought no one was coming for Christmas, but ended up with a houseful of guests and a surprise visit from Chuck Tyler (Richard Van Vleet).

In 1988, On General Hospital, Sean (John Reilly) and Tiffany (Sharon Wyatt) were married. Also in the episode, Lucy Coe (Lynn Herring) panicked when her husband Tony Jones was rushed to hospital without having him sign their lucrative divorce agreement. Meanwhile, Bobbie Meyer (Jacklyn Zeman) was in surgery with Tony and Lucy threatened to take BJ against Tony's wishes.

In 1988, On Ryan's Hope, Jack (Michael Levin) and Ryan (Yasmine Bleeth) tried to come to terms with Sister Mary Joel's decision to remain in the order. Unfortunately for the soap, it wouldn't remain on the schedule after January 13 of the following year.

In 1988, “The Accidental Tourist” starring William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, and Geena Davis opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1989, On the cover of TV Guide: “Candice Bergen, Scott Bakula”. Other Articles: Bill Smitrovich, Scott Bakula

In 1989, R.C., “Another Day In Paradise” by Phil Collins peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1989, R.C., “Rock And A Hard Place” by Rolling Stones peaked at #23 on the pop singles chart.

In 1992, On All My Children, Opal Cortlandt (Jill Larson) gave birth to a baby boy, Petey.

In 1992, On The Young and the Restless, Jack Abbott (Peter Bergman) had a Christmas Eve warning for Victor Newman (Eric Braeden).

In 1993, D.T. finally converted his database of his Demented Datebooks (then just the celebrity birthdays) from the Atari 800XL to the IBM Clone using a 300-baud modem over a three month period, averaging four hours a night. (On Susan Lucciʹs birthday of all days!) The QBASIC program to convert the data and a QBASIC version of the Atari programs as they were originally programmed in would come in February 1994.

In 1993, On As the World Turns, Lily Grimaldi (Martha Byrne) told Holden Snyder (Jon Hensley) the kiss they shared at the pond never should have happened. "It was a mistake," Lily said. "Then how come you kissed me back?" asked Holden.

In 1993, “Alapalooza” album by “Weird Al” Yankovic was certified Gold

In 1993, “Comedy Video Classics” video by Ray Stevens was certified Gold, Platinum, and Multi Platinum 3.00 by the RIAA

In 1994, Darlene Love performs “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” for the second time on “Late Show With David Letterman.”

In 1994, On Days of our Lives, a possessed Marlena (Deidre Hall) levitated over her bed.

In 1994, Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: Hero cop Denfield Otto, who became an instant hero to millions of New Yorkers by saving victims on a firebombed subway train, is hailed on the LATE SHOW.

In 1995, On the cover of TV Guide: “Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston, Lorenzo Lamas, Heather Locklear: Big Hair Issue”. Other Articles: Almost Perfect

In 1997, This date in 1997 would mark the first time the holiday Festivus Day would be observed, thanks to a recent airing of the comedy series "Seinfeld" on NBC as it entered popular culture. The holiday was conceived by author and editor Daniel O'Keefe and was first celebrated by his family as early as 1966, but in the December 18, 1997 episode of Seinfeld titled "The Strike," the holiday was written into the episode with the insistance of executive producers Alec Berg and Jeff Schaffer, using Frank Costanza (Jerry Stiller) as the man who gives the holiday wider publicity when he "created" the holiday as an alternative holiday in response th the commercialization of Christmas Day.

In 1998, Darlene Love performs “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” for the sixth time on “Late Show With David Letterman.”

In 1998, On General Hospital: Luke and Laura shared a bitter goodbye as he readied to head out of town, afterwards, Laura showed up on Stefanʹs doorstep, ready to take him up on his offer of spending Christmas at Wyndermere.

In 2000, Death claimed comedian Victor Borge in Greenwich, Connecticut, at age 91 and actor Billy Barty in Glendale, California, at age 76.

In 2000, On the Cover of TV Guide: “Gone With The Wind?” The idiots of TV Guide lose their heads as they think that theyʹre producing a movie magazine instead of a TV magazine.

In 2003, Darlene Love performs “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” for the 11th time on “Late Show With David Letterman.”

In 2003, New York Governor George Pataki (puh-TAKʹ-kee) issued a pardon to comedian Lenny Bruce, 37 years after Bruceʹs death. Bruce was convicted of obscenity for using more than 100 words considered dirty during a concert in 1964.

In 2003, on Young and the Restless, Neil and Drucilla remarried.

In 2004, Darlene Love performs “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” for the 12th time on “Late Show With David Letterman.”

In 2005, Cady McClain returned to All My Children after a three year absence when Dixie Cooney Martin was revealed to be alive.

In 2005, Darlene Love performs “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” for the 13th time on “Late Show With David Letterman.”

In 2005, David Tanny produced a seven-hour radio special "The Christmas Fun 101 Special" featuring funny holiday music from a radio station WQMA 1520 (Q1520) streaming worldwide from the Delta Valley in Marks, MS.

In 2005, The movies “Transamerica,” “Munich” and “The Ringer” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2008, Darlene Love performs “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” for the 15th time (not the year before because of the writerʹs strike) on “Late Show With David Letterman.”

In 2009, Darlene Love performs “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” for the 16th time on “Late Show With David Letterman.”

In 2009, On All My Children, the presumed dead Greenlee (Rebecca Budig) turned out to be alive in a Massachusetts clinic under David's care.

In 2009, The movies “Up in the Air” and “Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2010, Darlene Love performs “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” for the 17th time on “Late Show With David Letterman.”

In 2011, Darlene Love performs “Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)” for the 18th time on “Late Show With David Letterman.”

In 2011, on Days of Our Lives, Rafe and Sami renewed their vows.

In 2011, On General Hospital, Dante (Dominic Zamprogna) and Lulu (Julie Marie Berman) were married. Also in the episode, Jonathan Jackson aired for the final time playing Lucky Spencer as a series regular. He returned to GH in 2015 for a handful of episodes during Anthony Geary's (Luke) exit storyline.

In 2011, The movie “We Bought a Zoo” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2014, The movie “The Interview” was put back into theaters when Sony Pictures Entertainment announced a limited release of the comedy that had provoked an international incident with North Korea and outrage over its canceled showing.

In 2016, The movies “Sing”, “Passengers”, “A Monster Calls”, “Assassinʹs Creed”, “Silence”, “Pstriotʹs Day”, “Why Him?”, “Dangal”, and “Julieta” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2018, This One's for You by Luke Combs went back to #1 on the Country album chart. The album continued to return to #1 intermittently during 2018 and 2019. Its total of 50 weeks at the top of the chart tied the record for the longest time spent atop the chart by an album.

In 2019, “Food Network Challenge” returned to be airing new episodes on Food Network

In 2020, Pfizer said it would supply the U.S. government with an additional 100 million doses of its COVID-19 vaccine under a new agreement between the pharmaceutical giant and the Trump administration.

In 2021, Joan Didion, the revered author and essayist known for her provocative social commentary and detached, methodical literary voice, died at 87; her publisher said Didion died from complications from Parkinsonʹs disease.

In 2022, The movies “Babylon,” “I Wanna Dance With Somebody,” “The Pale Blue Eye” and “Women Talking” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2022, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin passed Gordie Howe for second all-time in the NHL with 802 goals after scoring twice in a game against the Winnipeg Jets. Wayne Gretzky holds the number one position with 894 lifetime goals.

In 2022, Winter weather blanketed the U.S. as a massive storm sent temperatures crashing and created whiteout conditions. More than 200 million people — about 60% of the U.S. population — were under some form of weather advisory or warning.

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Movie Releases On This Date

In 1960, "The Grass Is Greener" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1965, "The Slender Thread" was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1970, "Little Big Man" was released by National General Pictures / Cinema Center Films; Arthur Penn (director); Calder Willingham (screenplay); Dustin Hoffman, Martin Balsam, Jeff Corey, Chief Dan George, Faye Dunaway, Richard Mulligan, Jesse Vint, Jack Bannon, Jack Mullaney, Thayer David, William Hickey, James Anderson, Alan Oppenheimer, Lou Cutell, M. Emmet Walsh, Ken Mayer, Don Brodie, Annette O'Toole, Aimée Eccles, Kelly Jean Peters, Carole Androsky, Robert Little Star, Cal Bellini, Ruben Moreno, Steve Shemayne, Philip Kennealy

In 1971, "Bad Man's River" was released by Scotia International; Eugenio Martín (director/screenplay); Philip Yordan (screenplay); Lee Van Cleef, Gina Lollobrigida, James Mason, Simón Andreu, Gianni Garko, Diana Lorys, Sergio Fantoni, Aldo Sambrell, Jess Hahn, Daniel Martín, Luis Rivera, Lone Fleming, Eduardo Fajardo, José Manuel Martín, José Riesgo, Tito García, Barta Barri, Ricardo Palacios, Dan van Husen, Claudia Gravy; Comedy, Romance, Western; Live Action

In 1971, "Dirty Harry" was released by Warner Bros. / The Malpaso Company; Don Siegel (director); Harry Julian Fink, R.M. Fink, Dean Riesner (screenplay); Clint Eastwood, Harry Guardino, Reni Santoni, John Vernon, Andy Robinson, John Larch, John Mitchum, Mae Mercer, Ruth Kobart, Woodrow Parfrey, Josef Sommer, William Paterson, James Nolan, Maurice S. Argent, Jo De Winter, Larry Duran, Lois Foraker, Max Gail, Don Haggerty, Chuck Hicks, Richard Lawson, Kathleen O'Malley, Angela Paton, Albert Popwell, Debralee Scott, Don Siegel, Kristoffer Tabori, Lyn Edgington, Craig G. Kelly; Neo-Noir, Action, Crime, Thriller; Live Action

In 1978, "The Stingiest Man in Town" was released by Warner Bros. Television Distribution / Rankin/Bass Productions / Topcraft Limited Company; Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr. (directors); Charles Dickens, Romeo Muller (screenplay); Walter Matthau, Tom Bosley, Theodore Bikel, Dennis Day, Paul Frees, Sonny Melendrez, Darlene Conley, Shelby Flint, Charles Matthau, Diana Lee, Robert Morse, Debbie Clinger, Robert Rolofson, Steffani Calli, Eric Hines, Dee Stratton; Musical; Animation

In 1987, "The Last Emperor" was released by Columbia Pictures / Hemdale Film Corporation / Recorded Picture Company; Bernardo Bertolucci (director/screenplay); Mark Peploe (screenplay); John Lone, Joan Chen, Peter O'Toole, Ying Ruocheng, Victor Wong, Dennis Dun, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Maggie Han, Ric Young, Wu Junmei, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Lisa Lu, Basil Pao, Henry O, Jade Go, Fumihiko Ikeda, Fan Guang, Hideo Takamatsu, Hajime Tachibana, Richard Vuu, Tijger Tsou, Wu Tao, Henry Kyi, Alvin Riley III; Epic, Biography; Live Action

In 1987, "The Lonely Passion of Judith Hearne" was released by Island Pictures / HandMade Films; Jack Clayton (director); Peter Nelson (screenplay); Maggie Smith, Bob Hoskins, Wendy Hiller, Marie Kean, Ian McNeice, Alan Devlin, Prunella Scales, Sheila Reid, Aidan Gillen, Peter Gilmore, Aine Ni Mhuiri, Kate Binchy, Rudi Davies, Niall Buggy, Martina Stanley, Leonard McGuire, Catherine Cusack; Drama; Live Action

In 1988, "The Accidental Tourist" was released by Warner Bros. Pictures; Lawrence Kasdan (director/screenplay); Frank Galati (screenplay); William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, Geena Davis, Bill Pullman, Amy Wright, David Ogden Stiers, Ed Begley Jr.; Drama; Live Action

In 1988, "The Boost" was released by Hemdale Film Corporation; Harold Becker (director); Ben Stein, Darryl Ponicsan (screenplay); James Woods, Sean Young, John Kapelos, Steven Hill, Kelle Kerr, John Rothman, Amanda Blake, Barry Jenner; Drama; Live Action

In 1988, "Dominick and Eugene" was released by Orion Pictures; Robert M. Young (director); Corey Blechman, Alvin Sargent (screenplay); Tom Hulce, Ray Liotta, Jamie Lee Curtis, Todd Graff, Bill Cobbs, David Strathairn; Drama; Live Action

In 1988, "Hellbound: Hellraiser II" was released by New World Pictures; Tony Randel (director); Peter Atkins (screenplay); Clare Higgins, Ashley Laurence, Kenneth Cranham, Imogen Boorman, Doug Bradley, Nicholas Vince, Simon Bamford, Barbie Wilde, Sean Chapman, Oliver Smith, William Hope, Deborah Joel, Angus McInnes, Catherine Chevalier, Kevin Cole; Horror; Live Action

In 1990, "Come See the Paradise" was released by 20th Century Fox; Alan Parker (director/screenplay); Dennis Quaid, Tamlyn Tomita, Sab Shimono, Shizuko Hoshi, Caroline Junko King, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Colm Meaney, Becky Ann Baker, Stan Egi, Ronald Yamamoto, Akemi Nishino, Naomi Nakano, Brady Tsurutani, Elizabeth Gilliam, Shyree Mezick; Drama; Live Action

In 1992, "Indochine" was released by Bac Films; Regis Wargnier (director/screenplay); Erik Orsenna, Louis Gardel, Catherine Cohen (screenplay); Catherine Deneuve, Vincent Pérez, Linh Dan Pham, Jean Yanne, Dominique Blanc, Henri Marteau, Carlo Brandt, Hubert Saint-Macary, Andrzej Seweryn, Thibault de Montalembert, Nhu Quynh; Period, Drama; Live Action

In 1992, "Scent of a Woman" was released by Universal Pictures; Martin Brest (director); Bo Goldman (screenplay); Al Pacino, Chris O'Donnell, James Rebhorn, Gabrielle Anwar, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bradley Whitford, Richard Venture, June Squibb, Frances Conroy, Rochelle Oliver, Nicholas Sadler, Todd Louiso, Ron Eldard; Drama; Live Action

In 1994, "Death and the Maiden" was released by Fine Line Features; Roman Polanski (director); Ariel Dorfman, Rafael Yglesias (screenplay); Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, Stuart Wilson; Mystery, Drama; Live Action

In 1994, "Legends of the Fall" was released by TriStar Pictures; Edward Zwick (director); Susan Shilliday, William D. Wittliff (screenplay); Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Aidan Quinn, Julia Ormond, Henry Thomas, Karina Lombard, Gordon Tootoosis, Christina Pickles, Paul Desmond, Tantoo Cardinal, Robert Wisden, John Novak, Kenneth Welsh, Bart the Bear, Keegan MacIntosh, Eric Johnson, Sekwan Auger; Drama; Live Action

In 1994, "Nell" was released by 20th Century Fox; Michael Apted (director); William Nicholson, Mark Handley (screenplay); Jodie Foster, Liam Neeson, Natasha Richardson, Richard Libertini, Nick Searcy, Jeremy Davies, Robin Mullins, O'Neal Compton, Sean Bridgers, Marlon Jackson; Drama; Live Action

In 1994, "Nobody's Fool" was released by Paramount Pictures; Robert Benton (director/screenplay); Paul Newman, Jessica Tandy, Melanie Griffith, Dylan Walsh, Bruce Willis, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Margo Martindale, Josef Sommer, Gene Saks, Pruitt Taylor Vince, Philip Bosco, Catherine Dent; Comedy, Drama; Live Action

In 1994, "Ready to Wear (Prêt-à-Porter)" was released by Miramax Films; Robert Altman (director/screenplay); Barbara Shulgasser (screenplay); Marcello Mastroianni, Sophia Loren, Anouk Aimée, Rupert Everett, Julia Roberts, Tim Robbins, Kim Basinger, Stephen Rea, Forest Whitaker, Richard E. Grant, Lauren Bacall, Lyle Lovett, Lili Taylor, Sally Kellerman, Tracey Ullman, Linda Hunt, Teri Garr, Danny Aiello, Ute Lemper, Rossy de Palma, Chiara Mastroianni, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Georgianna Robertson, Jean Rochefort, Michel Blanc, Francois Cluzet, Kasia Figura, Sam Robards, Alexandra Vandernoot; Satire, Comedy, Drama; Live Action

In 1994, "Street Fighter" was released by Universal Pictures / Columbia Pictures; Steven E. de Souza (director/screenplay); Jean-Claude Van Damme, Raul Julia, Ming-Na Wen, Damian Chapa, Kylie Minogue, Wes Studi, Simon Callow, Byron Mann, Roshan Seth, Andrew Bryniarski, Grand L. Bush, Robert Mammone, Miguel A. Nunez Jr., Gregg Rainwater, Kenya Sawada, Jay Tavare, Peter "Navy" Tuiasosopo, Joe Bugner; Action; Live Action

In 1997, "As Good as It Gets" was released by TriStar Pictures; James L. Brooks (director/screenplay); Mark Andrus (screenplay); Jack Nicholson, Helen Hunt, Greg Kinnear, Cuba Gooding Jr., Skeet Ulrich, Shirley Knight, Maya Rudolph, Jesse James, Yeardley Smith, Lupe Ontiveros, Harold Ramis, Lawrence Kasdan, Julie Benz, Tom McGowan, Brian Doyle-Murray, Jamie Kennedy, Missi Pyle, Wood Harris; Drama, Comedy; Live Action

In 1998, "The Theory of Flight" was released by Fine Line Features; Paul Greengrass (director); Richard Hawkins (screenplay); Helena Bonham Carter, Kenneth Branagh, Gemma Jones, Holly Aird, Ray Stevenson; Drama; Live Action

In 1998, "The Thin Red Line" was released by 20th Century Fox / Fox 2000 Pictures / Phoenix Pictures; Terrence Malick (director/screenplay); Sean Penn, Jim Caviezel, Nick Nolte, Elias Koteas, Ben Chaplin, Adrien Brody, George Clooney, John Cusack, Woody Harrelson, Jared Leto, John C. Reilly, John Travolta, Dash Mihok, Tim Blake Nelson, Larry Romano, John Savage, Arie Verveen, Kirk Acevedo, Penny Allen, Mark Boone Junior, Matt Doran, Don Harvey, Danny Hoch, Thomas Jane, Miranda Otto, Nick Stahl; War, Drama; Live Action

In 2005, "Memoirs of a Geisha" was released by Columbia Pictures / DreamWorks Pictures / Spyglass Entertainment / Amblin Entertainment / Red Wagon Entertainment; Rob Marshall (director); Robin Swicord (screenplay); Zhang Ziyi, Ken Watanabe, Michelle Yeoh, Kōji Yakusho, Youki Kudoh, Kaori Momoi, Tsai Chin, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Suzuka Ohgo, Gong Li, Randall Duk Kim, Mako, Samantha Futerman, Elizabeth Sung, Kenneth Tsang, Eugenia Yuan, Karl Yune, Ted Levine, Paul Adelstein, Kotoko Kawamura; Drama;

In 2005, "Munich" was released by Universal Pictures / DreamWorks Pictures / Amblin Entertainment; Steven Spielberg (director); Tony Kushner, Eric Roth (screenplay); Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Ciarán Hinds, Mathieu Kassovitz, Hanns Zischler, Ayelet Zurer, Geoffrey Rush, Omar Metwally, Mehdi Nebbou, Gila Almagor, Michael Lonsdale, Mathieu Amalric, Moritz Bleibtreu, Yvan Attal, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi, Meret Becker, Marie-Josée Croze, Lynn Cohen, Guri Weinberg, Roy Avigdori, Sam Feuer, Karim Saleh, Ziad Adwan; Drama, Thriller;

In 2005, "The Ringer" was released by Fox Searchlight Pictures; Barry W. Blaustein (director); Ricky Blitt (screenplay); Johnny Knoxville, Brian Cox, Katherine Heigl, Jed Rees, Bill Chott, Edward Barbanell, Leonard Earl Howze, Geoffrey Arend, John Taylor, Luis Avalos, Leonard Flowers, Terry Funk, Jesse Ventura; Comedy;

In 2005, "Transamerica" was released by The Weinstein Company; Duncan Tucker (director/screenplay); Felicity Huffman, Kevin Zegers, Fionnula Flanagan, Burt Young, Elizabeth Peña, Graham Greene, Carrie Preston, Venida Evans, Calpernia Addams, Stella Maeve, Raynor Scheine, Danny Burstein, Andrea James, Teala Dunn; Comedy, Drama;

In 2009, "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel" was released by 20th Century Fox / Fox 2000 Pictures / Regency Enterprises; Betty Thomas (director); Jon Vitti, Jonathan Aibel, Glenn Berger (screenplay); Zachary Levi, David Cross, Jason Lee, Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jesse McCartney, Anna Faris, Christina Applegate, Amy Poehler, Wendie Malick, Anjelah Johnson, Kathryn Joosten, Kevin G. Schmidt, Chris Warren Jr., Bridgit Mendler, Aimee Carrero, Alexandra Shipp, Gregg Binkley, Charice Pempengco, Bernard White, Joy Osmanski, Archie Hahn, Lanny Joon, Brando Eaton, Honor Society, Eric Bauza, Sean Astin, Rachele Brooke Smith, Quest Crew, Ross Bagdasarian Jr., Janice Karman; W

In 2009, "The Last Station" was released by Sony Pictures Classics; Michael Hoffman (director/screenplay); Helen Mirren, Christopher Plummer, Paul Giamatti, Anne-Marie Duff, Kerry Condon, James McAvoy, Patrick Kennedy, John Sessions; L

In 2011, "In the Land of Blood and Honey" was released by FilmDistrict; Angelina Jolie (director/screenplay); Zana Marjanović, Goran Kostić, Rade Šerbedžija

In 2011, "We Bought a Zoo" was released by 20th Century Fox / Vinyl Films; Cameron Crowe (director); Aline Brosh McKenna (screenplay); Matt Damon, Thomas Haden Church, Scarlett Johansson, John Michael Higgins, Patrick Fugit, Elle Fanning; Family, Comedy, Drama

In 2016, "A Monster Calls" was released by Focus Features / Entertainment One; J. A. Bayona (director); Patrick Ness (screenplay); Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Lewis MacDougall, Liam Neeson

In 2016, "Silence" was released by Paramount Pictures; Martin Scorsese (director); Jay Cocks (screenplay); Liam Neeson, Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver, Tadanobu Asano, Ciarán Hinds

In 2016, "Why Him?" was released by 20th Century Fox / 21 Laps Entertainment / Red Hour Productions; John Hamburg (director, screenwriter); Ian Helfer (screenplay); James Franco, Bryan Cranston, Zoey Deutch, Megan Mullally, Griffin Gluck, Keegan-Michael Key

In 2020, "Sylvie's Love" was released by Amazon Studios; Eugene Ashe (director/screenplay); Tessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Aja Naomi King, Eva Longoria

In 2022, "Babylon" was released by Paramount Pictures; Damien Chazelle (director/screenplay); Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Diego Calva, Jean Smart, Jovan Adepo, Li Jun Li

In 2022, "Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody" was released by TriStar Pictures / Black Label Media; Kasi Lemmons (director); Anthony McCarten (screenplay); Naomi Ackie, Stanley Tucci, Ashton Sanders, Tamara Tunie, Nafessa Williams, Clarke Peters

In 2022, "The Pale Blue Eye" was released by Netflix / Cross Creek Pictures; Scott Cooper (director/screenplay); Christian Bale, Harry Melling, Gillian Anderson, Lucy Boynton, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Toby Jones, Harry Lawtey, Simon McBurney, Timothy Spall, Robert Duvall

In 2022, "Women Talking" was released by Orion Pictures / Plan B Entertainment; Sarah Polley (director/screenplay); Rooney Mara, Claire Foy, Jessie Buckley, Judith Ivey, Ben Whishaw, Frances McDormand

The Holiday Almanacs December 23, 2024

What's Today?

Today is Mon Dec the 23 in the year 2024 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Mon
This is day 358 of the year
Serialnumber = 45637
Julian date = 2460656 O.S.= 12 - 10 - 2024

Calendar

Holidays

[Egypt] Victory Day
[Japan] Birthday of Emperor (1933)
[Mexico] Los Posadas Days/Lodgings (Thru Dec 24)
[Mexico] Night of the Radishes
[Montego Bay Jamaica] John Canoe Day (or 1-23?)
[Phillipines] Christmas Observance, Holiday, world's longest Xmas season thru Jan 6
[USA] Festivus (made famous on the television show Seinfeld)
[USA] Awardless Greats Day (prop, Susan Lucci)
[USA] Holidays Are Pickle Days (thru 12-31)
[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
Ursid meteor shower (thru 12-23)
[Mexico] Night of Radishes
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