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Offbeat Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for June 23

Last Updated 06-24-2021

🎭Mark DeCarlo -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.6/23/1962
Actor, Comedian, Game Show Host
Misc: Studs; travel and foodie expert

✍🎭Joss Whedon -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.6/23/1964 N.S.
Screenwriter, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Firefly, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, Dollhouse, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Movie Titles: Toy Story, The Avengers (series)

🎭Corey Holcomb -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.6/23/1968 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Wild n' Out, The Cleveland Show (as Robert Tubbs), Black Jesus (as Boonie)

🎭Emmanuelle Vaugier -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.6/23/1976
Actress, Producer, Canadian
TV Shows: Two and a Half Men (as Mia), Lost Girl, Mistresses
Movie Titles: Saw II, 40 Days and 40 Nights, Secondhand Lions

🎭Melissa Rauch -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.6/23/1980
Actress
Misc: stage: The Miss Education of Jenna Bush
TV Shows: True Blood (occasional), Big Bang Theory (as Bernadette Rostenkowski)
Movie Titles: Dirty Sexy Money, Ice Age: Collision Course, "I Love You, Man", Are You Here, The Bronze

🎭Tanmay Bhat -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.6/23/1987 N.S.
Comedian

Irving Shrewsbury Cobb -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/23/1876 d.3/10/1944 (67)
Humorist

🎭Harry Wiere -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/23/1906 d.1/15/1992 (85)
Comedian
Misc: of The Wiere Bros, a knockabout comedy team

Nat Hiken -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/23/1914 d.12/7/1968 (54)
Screen/Scriptwriter
TV Shows: Sgt. Bilko (writer), "Car 54, Where Are You?" (writer)

🎵🎸Zeb Turner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/23/1915 d.1/10/1978 (62)
Country-Rock Performer
Misc: boogie-woogie specialist
Song Titles: Chew Tobacco Rag, Tennessee Boogie

🎭Norman Rose -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/23/1917 d.11/12/2004 (87)
Actor, Voice Actor
Misc: was also a voice-over actor whose skill and talent earned him the industry moniker "the voice of God"; also the voice in "Deteriorata"

✍🎭Walter Shenson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/23/1919 d.10/17/2000 (81)
Writer, Producer, Director
Movie Titles: A Hard Day's Night (producer), Help! (producer), The Mouse That Roared (producer)

🎭Larry Blyden -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/23/1925 d.6/6/1975 (49)
Actor, Game Show Host
Names/Places: RN:Ivan Lawrence Blieden
TV Shows: Joe & Mabel (as Joe), To Tell The Truth, Personality, What's My Line

🎭🎵Dave King -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/23/1929 d.4/15/2002 (72)
Actor, Comedian, Singer, English

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🎵Jimmy Castor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/23/1940 d.1/16/2012 (71)
Arranger, Composer, Saxophonist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Jimmy Castor Bunch
Song Titles: Troglodyte (Cave Man), The Bertha Butt Boggie

🎵🎸Stuart Sutcliffe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/23/1940 d.4/10/1962 (21)
Rock & Roll Bassist, Scottish
Group Names: The Beatles (an early member)

🎭Mary Boland -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1880 d.6/23/1965 (85)
Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne

🎭Aaron Spelling -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/22/1928 d.6/23/2006 (78)
Hall of Famer, TV Actor, TV Producer
Names/Places: b. in Dallas; Carolyn Jones', then Candy's hubby, Tori's father
Misc: produced 2600+ hours of TV shows!; AP says b. 1923
TV Shows: Zane Grey Theatre, June Allyson Show, Playhouse 90, Dick Powell, Johnny Ringo, Lloyd Bridges, Burke's Law, Honeywest, Smothers Brothers, Guns of Will Sonnett, Mod Squad, Rookies, Charlie's Angels, Family, Fantasy Island, Friends, Hart to Hart, Hotel, Johnny Ringo, Lloyd Bridges, Love Boat, Mod Squad, Rookies, S.W.A.T., Starsky & Hutch, Vega$, Dynasty, T.J. Hooker, Strike Force, Matt Houston, Colbys, Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, Savannah, Malibu Shores

✍⛪🎭Ed McMahon -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/6/1923 d.6/23/2009 (86)
Author, Roman Catholic, Movie Actor, Game Show Host, Variety Show Host, Announcer
Names/Places: b. in Detroit; Alyce Ferrell then Victoria Valentine's ex-hubby
Misc: WWII pilot; a big top clown, American Family Publisher's money giveawayman; Budweiser spokesman; still owes D.T. $10 million
Song Titles: Here's Johnny ("Weird Al" Yankovic immortalized him in that song)
TV Shows: The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (as sidekick and announcer), Whodunit?, Star Search, TV Bloopers & Practical Jokes (co-star with Dick Clark), Snap Judgement, Concentration, The Tom Show (as Charlie Dickerson)

🎵Fred Steiner -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/24/1923 N.S. d.6/23/2011 N.S. (88)
Conductor/Composer, Arranger
Misc: Orchestrator, Film Historian; worked for television, radio and film.
TV Shows: The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show (theme writer), Perry Mason (theme writer), Star Trek (theme writer), Hogan's Heroes (composer), Have Gun-Will Travel (composer), The Twilight Zone (composer), Gunsmoke (composer), Rawhide (composer)
Movie Titles: Star Wars: Episode VI-Return of the Jedi (uncredited composer), The Color Purple (one of the team of composers)

🎭Dick Van Patten -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/9/1928 d.6/23/2015 (86)
TV/Movie Actor, Commercial Actor
Names/Places: b. in Richmond Hill, N.Y.
Misc: Nature Balance dog Food maker
Song Titles: Smells Like Nirvana (cameo in the "Weird Al" Yankovic video)
TV Shows: Mama (as Nels), The Partners, The New Dick Van Dyke Show (as Max Mathias), When Things Were Rotten (as Friar Tuck), Eight is Enough (as Tom Bradford), WIOU (as Floyd Graham)

🎭Stuart Nisbet -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/17/1934 N.S. d.6/23/2016 N.S. (82)
Actor
TV Shows: Dragnet, The Virginian, Bonanza, Dennis the Menace, Little House on the Prairie, L.A. Law, The Dukes of Hazzard, The Golden Girls
Movie Titles: The Graduate, Earthquake, Oh God, The Fabulous Baker Boys, Lucky Lady, Casino

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In 1944, The Pluto film, “Springtime for Pluto” is released.

In 1955, Walt Disneyʹs “Lady and the Tramp,” the first Disney animated feature filmed in CinemaScope, opened in theaters.

In 1956, On the cover of TV Guide: “Steve Allen”. Other Articles: Jayne Mansfield, Roy Rogers

In 1956, R.C., “Transfusion” by Nervous Norvous peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Be-Bop-A-Lula” by Gene Vincent entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1956, “The Jimmy Durante Show”, TV Variety; last aired on NBC.

In 1960, “The Pat Boone Show”, TV Variety, last aired on ABC.

In 1962, On the cover of TV Guide: “Arlene Francis”. Other Articles: Bonanza, Mr. Ed, Ed Sullivan. “Mister Ed Tries The Twist” is a photo feature in this weekʹs “TV GUIDE” issue.

In 1962, R.C., “Palisades Park” by Freddy Cannon peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Gravy (For My Mashed Potatoes)” by Dee Dee Sharp entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1962, “The Wah Watusi” by Orlons entered the Top 40 chart. Howie Mandel did that dance decades later.

In 1965, Walt Disneyʹs movie “The Monkeyʹs Uncle” opened in movie theaters.

In 1965, “Whatʹs New, Pussycat?” premieres. The screwball comedy starring Peter OʹToole and Peter Sellers later earns a Oscar nomination for Best Original Song, thanks partly to Tom Jonesʹs pelvis-pounding performance of the title tune.

In 1970, “The Red Skelton Show”, TV Variety; last aired on CBS, moved to NBC.

In 1973, On the cover of TV Guide: “David Carradine of Kung Fu”. Other Articles: David Carradine, Lola Falana

In 1974, The first extraterrestrial message was sent from Earth into space. E.T. phone Earth.

In 1979, On the cover of TV Guide: “Johnny Carson”. Other Articles: Danielle Brisbois

In 1979, The country group Charlie Daniels Band released “The Devil Went Down to Georgia”

In 1979, The rock group the Knack released “My Sharona”

In 1980, NEW ON TV! Comic DAVID LETTERMAN hosts a 90 minute daytime variety and talk show on NBC. But while some fans love his work, audiences in general doesnʹt, and the show will last for just four months.

In 1980, “Star Wars — The Empire Strikes Back (soundtrack)” album by John Williams was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1981, New York City mayor Ed Koch turns down a $7,500 offer to perform comedy.

In 1982, Himmy, of Australia, weighs in at domestic cat record 20.7 kg (45 lb).

In 1989, The Walt Disney Pictures live-action feature film, “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” is released, with a seven minute Roger Rabbit cartoon preceding it. The movie script was originally called “Teenie Weenies”. It opened with $16.3 million for the weekend.

In 1989, “Batman” Motion Picture, opened with $42.7 million; made over $100,000,000 in ten days!

In 1989, Members of New Kids On The Block were nearly thrown out of a hotel in Anaheim, California. They were caught throwing balloons filled with Kool-Aid at guests.

In 1990, On the cover of TV Guide: “Arseniooooooooooooooooooooooooo Halllllllllllllllllllll”. Other Articles: Chris Everett, Father Dowling Mysteries. TV Guide also selected Arsenio as TV personality of the year. Woof! Woof! Woof! Woof! Woof! Woof! Woof! Woof! Woof!

In 1991, Tony Randall and Jack Klugman starred in a Broadway performance of The Odd Couple, which opened and closed at Belasco Theater New York City.

In 1991, “Weird Al” Yankovic records “Babalu Music” tribute to the great Cuban bandleader Desi Arnaz on Babalu Music! CD.

In 1992, Young and the Restless won the Daytime Emmy for outstanding writing team. Oprah Winfrey won her second straight Daytime Emmy. Susan Lucci of All My Children lost for the 13th straight year, but received a standing ovation.

In 1993, When Steven Spielberg and Tim Burton team up on a new show, itʹs expected to be a hit. However, the innovative, animated comedy “Family Dog” premieres on CBS and turns out to be just that. Martin Mull provides one of the voices.

In 1993, In a case that drew widespread attention, Lorena Bobbitt of Prince William County, Virginia, sexually mutilated her husband, John, after he allegedly raped her. (John Bobbitt was later acquitted of marital sexual assault; Lorena Bobbitt was later acquitted by reason of insanity of malicious wounding.)

In 1994, (June 24 @ 12:30am ET and PT, June 23 @ 11:30pm CT and @10:30pm Montana), D.T. won a six cent pencil from the cable network fX when his letter was chosen as “BackChat Letter Of The Day.” He was the second person to win the letter of the day.

In 1994, Barry Manilowʹs first musical, “Copacabana,” based on his 1976 song, debuts to standing ovations in London. In 1997, Mark Jonathan Davis parodies his song into “Star Wars Cantina” in time for the 20th anniversary rerelease of the Star Wars triology.

In 1994, Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: During an eyebrow-raising appearance, actress Julia Roberts gives Letterman a lengthy leg-wrapping hug and later kisses the host on the lips during the broadcast.

In 1994, The movie “Forrest Gump,” starring Tom Hanks as a simple yet kindhearted soul and his serendipitous brushes with greatness, was released by Paramount Pictures.

In 1995, On “The Jon Stewart Show”, The final episode, including a great panel with guest David Letterman and other memorable moments that showed us what Talk Stew mightʹve, couldʹve been.

In 1995, “Late Night with Conan OʹBrien” produces its first theme show “The Boat Show,” shot aboard the deck of a Manhattan Circle Line cruise ship, with guests Janeane Garafolo, Buster Poindexter, and Isaac the Bartender. At one point, the show declares war against New Jersey.

In 1995, CBS News anchor Dan Rather gets down and funky with his bad white self, taking the stage with R.E.M. onstage at Madison Square Garden during a soundcheck to perform “Whatʹs The Frequency, Kenneth?” which referred to a bizarre incident years before when Rather was beaten up by thugs demanding the answer to the question. The performance was shown on David Lettermanʹs “The Late Show.” (Viewers in the Central and Mountain time zones saw the event before midnight the previous day.)

In 1995, 'Marvelousʹ Marv Throneberry, known best by his antics as a Met, dies from cancer at the age of 60. The first basemanʹs blunders on the field became symbolic of the hapless new franchise in the Big Apple.

In 1996, The Nintendo 64 video game system debuts in Japan.

In 1998, Ernie Kovacs was the subject of a delightful “Biography” on A ʹn E.

In 1998, “The Dirty Boogie” album by the Brian Setzer Orchestra was released by the RIAA

In 2000, David Letterman marked his 20th year in television broadcasting, while presenting his 3,328th episode of the “Late Show with David Letterman.” On June 23, 1980, a relatively unknown former TV weatherman debuted the morning program, “The David Letterman Show.” During the seriesʹ short run on NBC, “The David Letterman Show” received two Emmy awards. In 1982, Letterman premiered “Late Night with David Letterman,” which remained on air for 11½ years before moving to CBS. Now in its seventh year, the “Late Show with David Letterman” has won three Emmys for Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Program. On the night of his 20th anniversary, Lettermanʹs guests are actor Keenan Ivory Wayans and the Piedmont Bird Callers.

In 2000, The movies “Chicken Run” and “Me, Myself, and Irene” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2009, “Tonight Show” sidekick Ed McMahon died in Los Angeles at 86.

In 2012, The Daytime Emmys showered “General Hospital” with five trophies, including best drama; NBCʹs “Today” show won as best morning show and the syndicated “Jeopardy!” was named best game show. Susan Lucci wasnʹt even nominated in the final season her canceled soaper, “All My Children,” which ended in September the year before.

In 2013, “Devious Maids” began airing on Lifetime

In 2013, Courtney Force claims a Funny Car victory against her father at the Auto-Plus NHRA New England Nationals. In their first final round matchup, Courtney Force earns her second victory of the year and third in her career. She improves to 4-2 against her father, John Force, a 15-time Funny Car world champion.

In 2015, Actor Dick Van Patten, 86, died in Santa Monica, California.

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1945, “Bell Bottom Trousers” by Tony Pastor And His Orchestra Featuring Ruth McCullough charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1945, “Bell Bottom Trousers” by Kay Kyser And His Orchestra With Ferdy, Slim And The Kay Quartet charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1945, “Bell Bottom Trousers” by Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians Featuring Jimmy Brown charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1945, “Caldonia” by Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Jezebel” by Frankie Laine charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “On Top Of Old Smoky” by Terry Gilkyson And The Weavers charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “On Top Of Old Smoky” by Vaughn Monroe charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “On Top Of Old Smoky” by Burl Ives charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Transfusion” by Nervous Norvus charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Blue Suede Shoes” by Carl Perkins charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Glendora” by Perry Como charted at number 30 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Rock Island Line” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 50 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Blue Suede Shoes” by Boyd Bennett And His Rockets charted at number 88 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Tutti-Frutti” by Pat Boone charted at number 96 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Stripper” by David Rose And His Orchestra charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Palisades Park” by Freddy Cannon charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” by Gene Pitney charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Fortune Teller” by Bobby Curtola charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Speedy Gonzales” by Pat Boone charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Doctor Ben Basey” by Mickey Shorr And The Cutups charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Route 66 Theme” by Nelson Riddle And His Orchestra charted at number 84 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “That Greasy Kid Stuff” by Janie Grant charted at number 89 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Summertime, Summertime” by The Jamies charted at number 95 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pillow Talk” by Sylvia charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Frankenstein” by The Edgar Winter Group charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Jim Croce charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Hocus Pocus” by Focus charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Smoke On The Water” by Deep Purple charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Money” by Pink Floyd charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia” by Vicki Lawrence charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Monster Mash” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Swamp Witch” by Jim Stafford charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Funky Worm” by The Ohio Players charted at number 60 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Super Fly Meets Shaft” by John And Ernest charted at number 70 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Mother-In-Law” by Clarence Carter charted at number 82 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Brother Louie” by Stories charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Watergrate” by Dickie Goodman charted at number 90 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Logical Song” by Supertramp charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me” by The Bellamy Brothers charted at number 54 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Wish I Could Fly (Like Superman)” by The Kinks charted at number 64 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 81 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Obscene Phone Caller” by Rockwell charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 46 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Jam On It” by Newcleus charted at number 74 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Horse” by Laid Back charted at number 98 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “The Humpty Dance” by Digital Underground charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Turtle Power!” by Partners In Kryme charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Ticks” by Brad Paisley charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 45 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1956, “Lost John / Stewball” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Blue Suede Shoes” by Elvis Presley charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Blue Suede Shoes” by Carl Perkins charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Experiments With Mice” by Johnny Dankworth And His Orchestra charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Come Outside” by Mike Sarne With Wendy Richard charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Nut Rocker” by B. Bumble And The Stingers charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Jezebel” by Marty Wilde charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Snoopy vs. The Red Baron” by Hot Shots charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Frankenstein” by The Edgar Winter Group charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Walk On The Wild Side” by Lou Reed charted at number 28 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Theme From '2001 (A Space Odyssey)' (Also Sprach Zarathustra)” by Deodato charted at number 33 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pillow Talk” by Sylvia charted at number 47 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Heaven Knows I'm Miserable Now” by The Smiths charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Lines (Don't Do It)” by Melle Mel And The Furious Five charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Major Tom (Coming Home)” by Peter Schilling charted at number 85 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Agadoo” by Black Lace charted at number 87 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “World In Motion” by England New Order charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Say It With Pride” by Scottish World Cup Squad charted at number 60 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Tutti Al Mondo (Itv World Cup '90 Theme)” by Rod Argent And Peter Van Hooke charted at number 84 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Put 'Em Under Pressure” by Republic Of Ireland Football Squad charted at number 88 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Three Lions” by David Baddiel And Frank Skinner With The Lightning Seeds charted at number 77 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 98 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 37 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Forrest Gump” by Loski charted at number 92 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1951, “Aba Daba Honeymoon” by Debbie Reynolds And Carlton Carpenter charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Bonaparte's Retreat” by Pee Wee King or Gene Krupa And Bobby Soots charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “I Taut I Taw A Puddy Cat” by Danny Kaye or Les Welch charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Rock Island Line” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “I've Been Everywhere” by Lucky Starr charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Have You Ever Been To See King's Cross” by Frankie Davidson charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Old Rivers” by Walter Brennan charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” by Gene Pitney charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Theme From '2001 (A Space Odyssey)' (Also Sprach Zarathustra) / Spirit Of Summer” by Deodato charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Space Oddity / The Man Who Sold The World” by David Bowie charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pinball Wizard / See Me, Feel Me (medley)” by The New Seekers charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik / M Factor” by M charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy / Manhattan Woman” by Village People charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Logical Song / Just Another Nervous Wreck” by Supertramp charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hello, This Is Joannie (The Telephone Answering Machine Song) / Lullabye Tissue Paper Co.” by Paul Evans charted at number 52 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick / There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 53 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Lucky Stars / The Deli Song (Corned Beef On Wry)” by Dean Friedman charted at number 74 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Wish I Could Fly (Like Superman) / Low Budget” by The Kinks charted at number 86 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “It's Just Not Cricket” by The Twelfth Man charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “To Be Or Not To Be (The Hitler Rap)” by Mel Brooks charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Rockwell charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “I've Been To Bali Too” by Redgum charted at number 25 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Eat It” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 34 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “I Want A New Drug” by Huey Lewis And The News charted at number 35 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “99 Luftballons” by Nena charted at number 41 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Strawberry Fields Forever” by Candy Flip charted at number 29 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Thank God I'm A Country Boy” by Hampton The Hampster charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 42 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1979, “The Logical Song” by Supertramp charted at number 15 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Egyptian Reggae” by Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers charted at number 26 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 29 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 32 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hello, This Is Joannie (The Telephone Answering Machine Song)” by Paul Evans charted at number 35 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Nelson Mandela” by The Special AKA (The Specials) charted at number 5 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “I Want A New Drug” by Huey Lewis And The News charted at number 10 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “'Ello John, Got A New Motor?” by Alexei Sayle charted at number 31 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Horse” by Laid Back charted at number 49 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “To Be Or Not To Be (The Hitler Rap)” by Mel Brooks charted at number 50 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Strokin'” by Clarence Carter charted at number 5 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Strawberry Fields Forever” by Candy Flip charted at number 33 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Principal's Office” by Young MC charted at number 42 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 23 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 14 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 59 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 2001, “Iko Iko” by Captain Jack charted at number 16 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by Two In One charted at number 24 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 41 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 75 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1962, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by Fats Domino charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Happy José (Ching-Ching)” by Jack Ross And His Orchestra or Willy Schobben And His Orchestra charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “The Cisco Kid” by War charted at number 21 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Cool For Cats” by U.K. Squeeze charted at number 48 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Let's Get Digital” by What Fun! charted at number 48 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 17 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 22 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 58 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster The People charted at number 101 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Hangover” by Taio Cruz Featuring Flo Rida charted at number 163 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Creep” by Radiohead charted at number 180 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 2 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 7 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 11 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 5 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Robert DeNiro's Waiting” by Bananarama charted at number 12 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Rockwell charted at number 29 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “The Ladyboy Is Mine” by Stuntmasterz charted at number 45 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Iko Iko” by Captain Jack charted at number 70 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 31 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Hangover” by Taio Cruz Featuring Flo Rida charted at number 72 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1962, “Palisades Park” by Freddy Cannon charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance” by Gene Pitney charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Stripper” by David Rose And His Orchestra charted at number 7 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Frankenstein” by The Edgar Winter Group charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pillow Talk” by Sylvia charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Hocus Pocus” by Focus charted at number 23 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 27 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Jim Croce charted at number 31 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Smoke On The Water” by Deep Purple charted at number 45 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Funky Worm” by The Ohio Players charted at number 50 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia” by Vicki Lawrence charted at number 57 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Money” by Pink Floyd charted at number 64 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Swamp Witch” by Jim Stafford charted at number 68 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Monster Mash” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett And The Crypt-Kickers charted at number 76 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Uneasy Rider” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 99 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Logical Song” by Supertramp charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 13 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Wish I Could Fly (Like Superman)” by The Kinks charted at number 51 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Dancin' Fool” by Frank Zappa charted at number 61 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Horse” by Laid Back charted at number 27 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Boys Just Want To Have Sex” by Exude charted at number 50 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Turtle Power!” by Partners In Kryme charted at number 11 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Mr. Cab Driver” by Lenny Kravitz charted at number 22 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Ticks” by Brad Paisley charted at number 40 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Cheaper To Keep Her” by Aaron Lines charted at number 73 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “High Maintenance Woman” by Toby Keith charted at number 97 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai se eu te pego!” by Michel Teló charted at number 35 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 51 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs June 23, 2022

What's Today?

Today is Thu Jun the 23 in the year 2022
Jan 1 began on a Sat
This is day 174 of the year
Serialnumber = 44723
Julian date = 2459742 O.S.= 6 - 10 - 2022

Calendar

Holidays

Tough Decisions Week (Day 4)
National Housing Week (Day 5)
National Sheriff's Week (Day 4)
[Bhutan] Guru Padma Sambhava's Birthday
[Denmark] Midsummer Eve
[Europe] Midsummer's Eve
[Finland, Latvia, Scandinavia] Midsummer Eve/St John's Eve
[Ireland] Day of Cuchulaine
[Luxembourg] Official birthday of the Grand Duke of Luxembourg (1921)
[Males only] Protect Your Manhood Day (John Wayne Bobbit separated into two)
[Newfoundland] Discovery Day
[USA] Honor America Days (thru 7-4)
[USA] National Patriots Month (thru July 4)
Cosmic Patience Day
National Forgiveness Day
Official birthday of the Grand Duke of Luxembourg (National Day).
Triumph Over Adversity Day
Vigil of St. John.

Reminders

Astrological Sign: Gemini: The Twins (5-21 thru 6-21); 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.
Astrological Sign: Cancer: The Crab (6-22 thru 7-21); Ruling Planet: Moon. Element: Water. Traits: Maternal, compassionate, thrifty. Body part associated with this sign: The breast. Occupations: Raising children, animals, or plants, history, antiques, caring for the elderly.
Full Moon: the Wild Strawberry Moon and the Dyad (pair) Moon, Mead Moon, Hot Moon, Rose Moon
June's name comes from the Latin word juniores, or youths.
Gems: The pearl, moonstone and alexandrite
Flowers: The rose and honeysuckle
Meanings: the sentimental meaning of the pearl and moonstone is for purity, and the rose and the honeysuckle are for love and devotion.
American Rivers Month
Black Music Month
Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month
Turkey Lover's Month
National Accordion Awareness Month
Fight The Filthy Fly Month
Cancer in the Sun Month
Dairy Month
Fiction is Fun Month
Fight the Filthy Fly Month!!
Fireworks Safety Month
Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month
Gay Pride Month
Graduation Month
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
Hurricane Season Months in the West (June 1-Oct 31)
National Accordion Awareness Month.
National Adopt-a-Cat Month
National Dream Work Month
National Drive Safe Month
National Forest System Month
National Frozen Yogurt Month
National Iced Tea Month
National Lesbian and Gay Book Month
National Pest Control Month
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National Rose Month
National Rose Month
National Scleropderma Awareness Month
National Tennis Month
Own Your Share of America Month
Pest Control Month
Philatelic Writers Month.
Portable Computer Month
Ragweed Control Month
Supreme Court Month of Tough Decisions
Surimi Seafood Month
Tony Award Month
Turkey Lovers Month
Vacation Month
Youth Suicide Prevention Month
Zoo and Aqarium Month
Day of Venus (early Roman holiday - before 200 BC - goddess of Spring and protectress of vegetation and gardens).
Festival of Ishtar begins (major Assyro-Babylonian mother goddess).
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