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Offbeat Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for May 9

Last Updated 07-13-2021

✍🎭James L. Brooks -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1940
Hall of Famer, Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Misc: AP says b. 1937
TV Shows: The Critic, Phenom, Room 222, The Tracey Ullman Show, Taxi, Lou Grant, Rhoda, Phyllis, The Simpsons, The Mary Tyler Moore Show (creator)
Movie Titles: As Good as It Gets, Terms of Endearment

🎵Tommy Roe -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1942 N.S.
Music Producer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: RN:Thomas David
Song Titles: Sheila, Dizzy

🎭Candice Bergen -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1946 N.S.
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Beverly Hills, Ca.; Louis Malle's wife, Frances Weston & Edgar's daughter
TV Shows: Murphy Brown (star), Boston Legal (as Shirley Schmidt)
Movie Titles: Carnal Knowledge, Starting Over, Rich & Famous, View From The Top, Bride Wars

🎵Clint Holmes -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1946
Songwriter, Novelty Singer, English
Song Titles: Playground in My Mind (1973, a nursery rhyme-styled song)

🎭Amy Hill -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1953 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Magnum P.I., Strip Mall, Seinfeld (as Grandma)
Movie Titles: Lilo and Stitch, 50 First Dates, The Cat in the Hat, Next Friday 30 First Dates, Lilo and Stitch, The Cat in the Hat, Next Friday

🎵🎸Gerard Zappa -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1965
Rock & Roll Musician

🎭Chris Diamantopoulos -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1975
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Mickey Mouse (as Mickey Mouse voice)
Movie Titles: The Three Stooges

🎭Daniel Franzese -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.5/9/1978 N.S.
Political Activist, Actor, Comedian, Producer
Movie Titles: Mean Girls, War of the Worlds, Bully

Dagwood Bumstead -- b.5/9/????
General Fictious Character
Misc: comic strip character of Blondie

✍⚛Gregory Bateson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1904 d.7/4/1980 (76)
Author, Scientist, Anthropologist, British
Names/Places: Margaret Mead's hubby
Misc: behavioral; studied schizophrenia

Barbara Woodhouse -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1910 d.7/9/1988 (78)
Author
Names/Places: RFN:Blackburn
Misc: dog trainer

🎭Arthur English -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1919 d.4/16/1995 (75)
Actor, Comedian

🎵Dave Prather Sr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1937 N.S. d.4/9/1988 N.S. (50)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Sam and Dave

🎭Kevin Peter Hall -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1955 d.4/10/1991 (35)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: Alaina Reed's hubby
TV Shows: Misfits of Science (as Dr. Elvin "El" Lincoln), Harry & the Hendersons (as Harry)
Movie Titles: Predator (series), Harry and the Hendersons

🎭🎮Michael Lindsay -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/9/1963 N.S. d.8/30/2019 N.S. (56)
Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Digimon: Digital Monsters, Bleach, Transformers: Robots in Disguise, Naruto (as Kankuro), Naruto: Shippuden (series)
Movie Titles: Akira (English version), The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Digimon: The Movie
Video Games: Ace Combat 5, Shadow of Rome, Zatch Bell (series), Naruto (series), Lord of the Rings (series), Naruto Shippuden (series), Final Fantasy (series)

🎭Marion Lorne -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/12/1886 d.5/9/1968 (81)
TV/Stage Actress
Misc: was 80 or 82?
TV Shows: Mr. Peepers (as Mrs. Gurney), The Garry Moore Show, Bewitched (as Aunt Clara)

🎨Harold Gray -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/20/1894 d.5/9/1968 (74)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Little Orphan Annie

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🎭Herschel Bernardi -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/30/1923 d.5/9/1986 (63)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Commercial Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: Charlie the Tuna, Jolly Green Giant; some sources give b. Oct 20
TV Shows: Peter Gunn (as Lt. Jacoby), The Jetsons, Arnie, Hail to the Chief
Movie Titles: Fiddler on the Roof

🎭Shirley Dinsdale -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1926 d.5/9/1999 (72)
Ventriloquist

✍🎭Alan King -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/26/1927 d.5/9/2004 (76)
Author, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, TV Host
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn, N.Y.; RN:Irwin Alan Kniberg
Movie Titles: Author! Author!, Bonfire of the Vanities, Inside the Comedy Mind host

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In 1662, The first “Punch and Judy” show is presented by Pietro Gimonde at Covent Garden.

In 1860, Writer J.M. Barrie, the creator of Peter Pan, was born in Kirriemuir, Scotland.

In 1932, Burgoo King, ridden by Eugene James, withstood the strong drive by Tick On and won the Preakness Stakes by a head. With Burgoo King, Eugene had it his way.

In 1937, Edgar Bergen and Charlie McCarthy started their own radio show on NBC this day — only months after they had debuted on Rudy Valeeʹs radio program. W.C. Fields, Don Ameche and Dorothy Lamour were a few of the stars that helped Bergen and the little blockhead, McCarthy, jump to the top of radioʹs hit parade.

In 1941, The Donald Duck film, “A Good Time for a Dime” is released.

In 1945, 05 x 09 = 45

In 1947, The Donald Duck film, “Sleepy Time Donald” is released. Daisy also appears.

In 1953, The Goofy film, “For Whom the Bulls Toil” is released.

In 1955, TVʹs “I LOVE LUCY” Classic episode where HARPO MARX was a guest star

In 1961, READING ABOUT DWAYNE HICKMAN Star of TVʹs “DOBIE GILLIS” is profiled in “LOOK” magazine

In 1964, R.C., “Dead Manʹs Curve” by Jan and Dean peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart.

In 1964, R.C., “The Pink Panther Theme” by Henry Mancini Orchestra peaked at #31 on the pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Almost Anything Goes”, TV Game Show, which later became Junior in the fall of 1976, then all-star A.G. in the fall of 1977, last aired on ABC.

In 1978, “Letʹs Get Small” album by Steve Martin was certified Platinum by the RIAA, a rarity in the comedy album genre.

In 1980, ABC-TVʹS FRIDAYS Musical Guest: WARREN ZEVON

In 1989, VP Quayle say in United Negro College Fund speech: “What a waste it is to lose oneʹs mind” instead of “a mind is terrible thing to waste”.

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” single by Tone Loc was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA

In 1992, As “The Golden Girls” ends its run on NBC, Dorothy Zbornak weds Blanche Devereauxʹs uncle Lucas (Leslie Nielsen). More than just a cheesy TV wedding gimmick, the plot enables Bea Arthur to leave before the series returns in the fall on CBS with the girls running a hotel named the “Golden Palace.” The real reason behind her defection? Arthur not only doesnʹt like the way theyʹve been writing her character, she also hates that the show keeps putting current events into the dialogue, feeling that when the show hits syndication viewers wonʹt understand the current “hip” dialogue.

In 1992, On the cover of TV Guide: “Goodby-y-y-y-y-e Johnny Carson”. Other Articles: TV Moms, Motherʹs Day Greetings

In 1992, R.C., “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen reentered the chart and peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.

In 1994, Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: The LATE SHOW has its first broadcast from TV City in Los Angeles. Johnny Carson makes his first appearance on the LATE SHOW in a pre-taped comedy sketch in which he drives by a stranded Letterman and Shaffer as they try to change a flat tire on the Los Angeles freeway.

In 1995, “Cotton Eye Joe” single by The Rednex was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1997, The movie “Fathersʹ Day” starring Robin Williams and Billy Crystal opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1997, Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: Artificial snow falls throughout the Ed Sullivan Theater as the LATE SHOW welcomes its special Minneapohs/Saint Paul audience for an all Twin Cities-themed show, featuring talk show host/actress Ricki Lake, Minnesota Twins legend Kirby Puckett (who also reads the “Top Ten Ways to Mispronounce Kirby Puckett”), music group Soul Asylum, plus a special visit from Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles-Belden and a Twin Cities report from Calvert DeForrest (who tosses his hat up in the air like that famous Minneapolis television character, Mary Tyler Moore).

In 1998, In this weekʹs TV Guide: a fond farewell to Seinfeld.

In 2004, The movie “Harry Potter and the Sorcererʹs Stone” aired on ABC just so cheap tightwad David Tanny can finally learn what the heck Hogwarts and other Potter stuff are.

In 2004, Comedian Alan King died in New York at age 76.

In 2016, “Peanuts” began airing on Cartoon Network/Boomerang

In 2045, 05 x 09 = 45

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1953, “How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?” by Patti Page charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “Tell Me A Story” by Jimmy Boyd With Frankie Laine charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “The Ho Ho Song” by Red Buttons charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “Strange Things Are Happening (Ho Ho, Hee Hee, Ha Ha)” by Red Buttons charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Pink Shoelaces” by Dodie Stevens charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Tijuana Jail” by The Kingston Trio charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)” by Edd 'Kookie' Byrnes And Connie Stevens charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Quiet Village” by Martin Denny charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Battle Of New Orleans” by Johnny Horton charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Charlie Brown” by The Coasters charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Bonaparte's Retreat” by Billy Grammer charted at number 60 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Castin' My Spell” by The Johnny Otis Show charted at number 63 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Alvin's Harmonica” by David Seville And The Chipmunks charted at number 94 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Dead Man's Curve” by Jan And Dean charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Theme From 'The Pink Panther'” by Henry Mancini And His Orchestra charted at number 31 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Viva Las Vegas” by Elvis Presley And The Jordanaires charted at number 87 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Caldonia” by James Brown charted at number 95 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Tennessee Birdwalk” by Jack Blanchard And Misty Morgan charted at number 28 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “My Wife The Dancer” by Eddie And Dutch charted at number 52 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Sugar, Sugar” by Wilson Pickett charted at number 67 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Grover Henson Feels Forgotten” by Bill Cosby charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Welfare Cadillac” by Guy Drake charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Rapture” by Blondie charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Wasn't That A Party” by The Irish Rovers charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “9 To 5” by Dolly Parton charted at number 61 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 89 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Seduced” by Leon Redbone charted at number 91 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Brass Monkey” by Beastie Boys charted at number 52 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot charted at number 24 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Smells Like Nirvana” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I Love College” by Asher Roth charted at number 28 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Hoedown Throwdown” by Miley Cyrus charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “One In Every Crowd” by Montgomery Gentry charted at number 65 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I'm On A Boat” by The Lonely Island Featuring T-Pain charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1953, “How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?” by Lita Roza charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “Tell Me A Story” by Jimmy Boyd With Frankie Laine charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Charlie Brown” by The Coasters charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “I Go Ape” by Neil Sedaka charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “A Pub With No Beer” by Slim Dusty charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “My Boy Lollipop” by Millie Small charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Viva Las Vegas” by Elvis Presley And The Jordanaires charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “No Particular Place To Go” by Chuck Berry charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Back Home” by The England World Cup Squad charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Gimme Dat Ding” by The Pipkins charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Do The Funky Chicken” by Rufus Thomas charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Einstein A-Go-Go” by Landscape charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stray Cat Strut” by Stray Cats charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Flowers Of Romance” by PiL (Public Image Limited) charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Ossie's Dream (Spurs Are On Their Way To Wembley)” by Tottenham Hotspur Fa Cup Final Squad charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “(Do) The Hucklebuck” by Coast To Coast charted at number 65 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Pocket Calculator” by Kraftwerk charted at number 73 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Hot Shot Tottenham!” by Tottenham Hotspur Football Club charted at number 44 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “The Irish Rover” by The Pogues And The Dubliners charted at number 48 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by Beastie Boys charted at number 75 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Go For It” by Coventry City Cup Final Squad charted at number 84 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Viva Las Vegas” by ZZ Top charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Leeds Leeds Leeds” by Leeds United AFC charted at number 54 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “House Of Fun” by Madness charted at number 63 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Stupid Kid” by Sultans Of Ping FC charted at number 67 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “United Calypso '98” by Reds United charted at number 33 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh!” by Teletubbies charted at number 52 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 74 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I Love College” by Asher Roth charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Hoedown Throwdown” by Miley Cyrus charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Surfin' Bird” by The Trashmen charted at number 79 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1953, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by Jo Stafford charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Pink Shoelaces” by Dodie Stevens charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Children's Marching Song (Nick Nack Paddy Whack)” by Mitch Miller And His Orchestra And Chorus or Cyril Stapleton And His Orchestra charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Viva Las Vegas / What'd I Say” by Elvis Presley And The Jordanaires charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “9 To 5 / Sing For The Common Man” by Dolly Parton charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Rapture / Walk Like Me” by Blondie charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Flash's Theme a.k.a. Flash / Football Fight” by Queen charted at number 23 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Once In A Lifetime / Seen And Not Seen” by Talking Heads charted at number 32 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Bite Your Bum (Parody: "Shaddap Your Face") / Mandy” by Peter Plus With Bazz And Pilko charted at number 37 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Baggy Trousers / The Business” by Madness charted at number 45 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Enola Gay / Annex” by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark charted at number 47 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “There's No One Quite Like Grandma / Pinocchio” by St. Winifred's School Choir charted at number 51 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stop The Cavalry / Laughing Tonight” by Jona Lewie charted at number 64 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Lola / You Really Got Me / Celluloid Heroes” by The Kinks charted at number 89 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “My Ding-a-Ling / Nowhere In Particular” by Johnny Chester charted at number 90 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Dead Man's Curve / Reactor No. 2” by Nash The Slash charted at number 95 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Real Wild Child” by Ivan charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 33 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Holiday Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 44 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by Beastie Boys charted at number 45 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “James Brown Is Dead” by L.A. Style charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Dizzy” by Vic Reeves And The Wonder Stuff charted at number 22 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Viva Las Vegas” by ZZ Top charted at number 48 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Lollipop (Candyman)” by Aqua charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by N.Y.C.C. charted at number 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Amnesia” by Chumbawamba charted at number 49 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “The Ballad Of Tom Jones” by Space Featuring Cerys Matthews charted at number 50 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I'm On A Boat” by The Lonely Island Featuring T-Pain charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “F**k You” by Lily Allen charted at number 38 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “J**z In My Pants” by The Lonely Island charted at number 42 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Bills” by LunchMoney Lewis charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1981, “Baggy Trousers” by Madness charted at number 3 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “I Could Be So Good For You” by Dennis Waterman charted at number 4 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Rapture” by Blondie charted at number 13 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Whip It” by Devo charted at number 16 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stop The Cavalry” by Jona Lewie charted at number 17 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “9 To 5” by Dolly Parton charted at number 21 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Wasn't That A Party” by The Irish Rovers charted at number 23 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Breaks” by Kurtis Blow charted at number 25 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Bite Your Bum (Parody: "Shaddap Your Face")” by Peter Plus With Bazz And Pilko charted at number 32 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “That's Entertainment” by The Jam charted at number 35 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Fashion” by David Bowie charted at number 42 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by Beastie Boys charted at number 25 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Viva Las Vegas” by ZZ Top charted at number 21 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 39 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Dizzy” by Vic Reeves And The Wonder Stuff charted at number 45 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “The Ballad Of Tom Jones” by Space Featuring Cerys Matthews charted at number 27 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I'm On A Boat” by The Lonely Island Featuring T-Pain charted at number 11 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Bills” by LunchMoney Lewis charted at number 7 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1981, “9 To 5” by Dolly Parton charted at number 6 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Hubba Hubba Zoot-Zoot” by Caramba charted at number 8 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 9 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by N.Y.C.C. charted at number 6 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “My, Oh My” by Aqua charted at number 13 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(It's) Tricky” by Run-D.M.C. vs. Jason Nevins charted at number 33 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “F**k You” by Lily Allen charted at number 26 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Peanut Butter Jelly” by Galantis charted at number 77 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1992, “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred charted at number 17 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(It's) Tricky” by Run-D.M.C. vs. Jason Nevins charted at number 11 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by N.Y.C.C. charted at number 13 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “My, Oh My” by Aqua charted at number 24 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 71 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1970, “Gimme Dat Ding” by The Pipkins charted at number 24 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “9 To 5” by Dolly Parton charted at number 22 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 25 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Double Dutch Bus” by Frankie Smith charted at number 31 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 47 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by Beastie Boys charted at number 33 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Girls Ain't Nothin' But Trouble” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince charted at number 96 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Viva Las Vegas” by ZZ Top charted at number 59 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “My, Oh My” by Aqua charted at number 26 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(It's) Tricky” by Run-D.M.C. vs. Jason Nevins charted at number 53 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “F**k You” by Lily Allen charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Bills” by LunchMoney Lewis charted at number 16 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 15 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “In The Army Now” by Status Quo charted at number 33 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “My, Oh My” by Aqua charted at number 21 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 50 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “I Love Football (Midiwa bôl)” by Wes charted at number 94 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “I Put A Spell On You” by Annie Lennox charted at number 162 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 80 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Astroboy” by Zola charted at number 144 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 149 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1959, “Tom Dooley” by The Kingston Trio charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Charlie Brown” by The Coasters charted at number 7 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “My Boy Lollipop” by Millie Small charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Viva Las Vegas” by Elvis Presley charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Take Off Your Clothes” by Peter Sarstedt charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by N.Y.C.C. charted at number 2 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(It's) Tricky” by Run-D.M.C. vs. Jason Nevins charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “F**k You” by Lily Allen charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Viva Las Vegas” by ZZ Top charted at number 23 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(It's) Tricky” by Run-D.M.C. vs. Jason Nevins charted at number 27 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “My, Oh My” by Aqua charted at number 37 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by N.Y.C.C. charted at number 39 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2020, “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X charted at number 75 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1959, “The Tijuana Jail / Oh Cindy” by The Kingston Trio charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Pink Shoelaces” by Dodie Stevens charted at number 11 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)” by Edd 'Kookie' Byrnes And Connie Stevens charted at number 21 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Dead Man's Curve / New Girl In School” by Jan And Dean charted at number 40 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Tennessee Birdwalk” by Jack Blanchard And Misty Morgan charted at number 13 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Grover Henson Feels Forgotten” by Bill Cosby charted at number 79 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “9 To 5” by Dolly Parton charted at number 8 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Wasn't That A Party” by The Irish Rovers charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Rapture” by Blondie charted at number 14 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 27 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Holiday Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by Beastie Boys charted at number 34 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 80 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Smells Like Nirvana” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 29 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “My, Oh My” by Aqua charted at number 21 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Hoedown Throwdown” by Miley Cyrus charted at number 21 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I Love College” by Asher Roth charted at number 53 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I'm On A Boat” by The Lonely Island Featuring T-Pain charted at number 72 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “One In Every Crowd” by Montgomery Gentry charted at number 81 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Marry For Money” by Trace Adkins charted at number 84 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Bills” by LunchMoney Lewis charted at number 75 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Alt-Canada

In 1987, “Holiday Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 9 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by Beastie Boys charted at number 34 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 80 on the Alt-Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs May 9, 2022

What's Today?

Today is Mon May the 9 in the year 2022
Jan 1 began on a Sat
This is day 129 of the year
Serialnumber = 44678
Julian date = 2459697 O.S.= 4 - 26 - 2022

Calendar

Holidays

Feast of St. Gregory of Nazianzus, bishop, confessor, doctor.
Feast of St. Joan of Arc (New Orleans, Louisiana).
Just Say No Week (Day 2)
National Hospital Week (Day 2)
Salvation Army Week
[Ireland] Feis Ceoil music festival (1897)
Czechoslovakia Liberation Day.
Horray for Buttons Day
Peter Pan Day (James Mathew Barne b. 1860)
Romania Independence Day.
Tear the Tags Off the Mattress Day
Television is a Vast Wasteland Day
[Channel Island, Guernsey, Jersey] Liberation Day (1945)
[Czechoslovakia] Anniversary of Liberation (1945) thru 5-9
[Poland, USSR] Victory Day [in WWII] (1945)
[USA] North Pole Flight Day (1926)
[USA] Third Shift Workers Day
[World] North Pole Flight Day (1926)
Alcohol and Other Drug Related Birth Defects Week (Day 2)
Kiwanis Prayer Week (Day 2)
National Educational Bosses Week (Day 2)
National Hamburger Week (Day 2)
National Historic Preservation Week (Day 2)
National Nursing Home Week (Day 2)
National Osteoporosis Prevention Week (Day 2)
National Safe Kids Week (Day 2)
National Salvation Army Week (Day 2)
National Small Business Week (Day 2)
National Stuttering Awareness Week (Day 2)
Universal Family Week (Day 2)

Reminders

Astrological Sign: Gemini: The Twins (5-21 thru 6-20); Ruling Planet: Mercury. Element: Air. Traits: Mentally active, talkative, versatile. Body part associated with this sign: The arms. Occupations: Crafts, communications, work dealing with intricate problems, sales, small businesses.
Flowers: Hawthorne and Lily of the Valley
Gem: Emerald and Agate
Full Moon: the Flower Moon, the Song Moon and the Hare Moon or the Faery Moon.
Better Hearing Month
Better Sleep Month
Breathe Easy Month
Correct Posture Month
Date Your Mate Month
Electrical Safety Month
Family Support Month
Foot Health Month
Freedom Shrine Month
Fresh Florida Tomato Month
Gazpacho Aficionado Time
Good Car Keeping Month
Healthy Baby Month
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
International Better Hearing Month
Iowa Tourism Month
May's name comes from the Latin word maiores, or elders.
Mental Health Month
Modern Dance Month
Motorcycle Awareness Month
National Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month
National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Month
National Arthritis Month
National Asparagus Month
National Barbecue Month
National Bike Month
National Birds of Prey Month
National Car Maintainence Month
National Correct Posture Month
National Digestive Disease Awareness Month
National Duckling Month
National Egg Month
National Foster Care Month
National Fungal Infection Awareness Month
National Guy Pride Month
National Hair Color Month!
National Hamburger Month
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National Huntington's Disease Awareness Month
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National Salad Month
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Project Safe Baby Month
REACT CB-Radio Month
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Social Sciences Books Month
Touring Theatre Month
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Lumeria (Roman festival honoring the lemures, the earth-wandering spirits of passed-over family members who return to the earth).
[Ancient Rome] Lemuria; a d vij Id Maias
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