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Last Updated 04-28-2021

🎭🎵🏆Jane Withers -- is 95 in the year 2021 and 96 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1926
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Commercial Actress, Singer, Model
Names/Places: b. in Atlanta Georgia
Misc: Josephine the plumber in commercials
Movie Titles: Giant, The Hunchback of Notre Dame (series)

🏆🏁🏃John Landy -- is 91 in the year 2021 and 92 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1930
Runner, Olympic Athlete, Track and Field, Australian
Misc: the second man to break the four-minute mile barrier in the mile run, and he held the world records for the 1500 metre run and the mile race.

✍🎭Alan Ayckbourn -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1939
Playwright, Director, English
Names/Places: b. in London

🎭🎵Herbie Hancock -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1940
Actor, Composer, Keyboardist, Pianist, Rhythm and Blues-Pop Performer, Bandleader, American
Names/Places: b. in Chicago
Song Titles: Magic Number, Rockit
Album Titles: Head Hunters, Future Shock, Dis Is da Drum, 1 + 1, Possibilities
TV Shows: Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (soundtrack composer)

Jacob Zuma -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1942 N.S.
President, South African

🏆🏈Mike Garrett -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1944
Hall of Famer, NFL Runningback, College Football Player
Misc: Heisman Trophy (1965), Garrett was an All-American RB for Southern California and played in the NFL's first AFL-NFL Championship game for Kansas City against the mighty Green Bay Packers; 2x AFL All-Star, 2x AFL champ, 1x Super Bowl champ; in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Southern California, Kansas City Chiefs (1966-1970), San Diego Chargers (1970-1973)

🎵🎸John Kay -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1944
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, German
Names/Places: RN:Joachim F. Krauledat
Group Names: Steppenwolf

🎵Willie Pernell -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1945
Rhythm and Blues Musician
Group Names: Archie Bell & the Drells

🎭Ed O'Neill -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1946
Actor
TV Shows: Married With Children (as Al Bundy), L.A. Dragnet (as Lt. Joe Friday, 2003-2004), Modern Family (as Jay Pritchett)
Movie Titles: Popeye Doyle, The Bone Collector

🎭Dan Lauria -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1947
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Hooperman (as Lou Stern), One Life to Live (as Gus the bad plumber), The Wonder Years (as Jack Arnold), Party of Five (as Coach Russ Petrocelli)
Movie Titles: Independence Day, Stakeout

🎭Wayne Northrop -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1947
Actor
TV Shows: Dynasty (as Michael Culhane), Days of Our Lives, Port Charles

✍🎭David Letterman -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1947
Comedy Writer, Comedian, TV Talk Show Host
Names/Places: b. in Indianapolis, IN
Misc: former weatherman; he read D.T.'s viewer mail on the evening of August 23, 1991 (early August 24 in the Eastern and Pacific time zones)
TV Shows: The David Letterman Show (1980), Late Night with David Letterman (host 1982-1993), Late Show With David Letterman (host 1993-2015)

🎭Don Fernando -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1948
XXX-rated actor

🎵Lois Reeves -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1948
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Martha and the Vandellas

✍⚖Scott Turow -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1949 N.S.
Novelist, Lawyer
Book Titles: Presumed Innocent

"Chip" Carter -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1950
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: RN:James Earl Carter III; Rosalynn & Jimmy's son

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🎭Maia Danziger -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1950
Actress

🎭🏆⚾Tom Werner -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1950
Hall of Famer, Actor, TV Producer, MLB Owner
Misc: primarily a producer; Casey-Werner productions
Sports Teams: San Diego Padres (owned)
TV Shows: The Life and Times of Tim, That '70s Show, Grounded For Life, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Cybill, Grace Under Fire, Oh Madeline, Roseanne, Cosby Show, A Diff'rent World, Jackie Thomas Show

✍🎭Tom Noonan -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1951
Screenwriter, Actor, Director
Movie Titles: Heat, Last Action Hero, Anomalsia, Synecdoche New York

🏆⚾Mike Martin -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1952
MLB Player

🎵J. D. Nicholas -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1952
Rhythm and Blues Performer, English
Group Names: The Commodores

🎭Dennis Bailey -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1953
Actor

Jon Krakauer -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1954
Writer

🎵🎸Pat Travers -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1954
Keyboardist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, Canadian
Group Names: Pat Travers Band

🎭Andy García -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1956 N.S.
Actor, Cuban
Names/Places: b. in Havana
Movie Titles: The Untouchables, Godfather III, Coyote Ugly, Ocean's Eleven, Twisted, Ocean's Twelve

🎭Walter Salles -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1956
Movie Director, Brazilian

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🎵Alexander Briley -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1956
Disco Singer
Group Names: The Village People (as the G.I. role)

🎭Suzanne Douglas -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1957
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: The Parent 'Hood (as Jerri Peterson)
Movie Titles: School of Rock, How Stells Got Her Groove Back, Sounder

🎵Vince Gill -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1957
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Norman, Oklahoma
Group Names: Pure Prarie League, soloist
Song Titles: I Still Believe in You, Don't Let Our Love Start Slippin' Away, One More Last Chance, Tryin' to Get You (previous titles are some of his singles that hit #1 on the country singles chart)
Album Titles: When I Call Your Name, Pocket Full of Gold, I Still Believe in You, When Love Finds You, High Lonesome Sound, The Key, Let's Make Sure We Kiss Goodbye, Next Big These Days

🎭Elissa Leeds -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1958 N.S.
Actress
Misc: retired from acting in 1986

🎵🎸Tony James -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1958
Punk Rock Bassist, English
Group Names: Generation X, Sigue Sigue Sputnik

🎵🎸Will Sergeant -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1958
Songwriter, Alternative Rock Guitarist, English
Group Names: Echo and the Bunnymen

🎵🎸Art Alexakis -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1962
Composer, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Everclear

🏆⚾Mike MacFarlane -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1964
MLB Catcher

🎵Amy Ray -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1964
Folk Performer, Lesbian
Group Names: Indigo Girls

🎵Deryl Dodd -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1964
Country Performer

🎭Tom O'Brien -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1965
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Smallville (as Roger Nixon)
Movie Titles: The Accused, The Astronaut's Wife, The Big Easy, Son of the Morning Star

🏆🏈Lorenzo White -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1966
NFL Runningback

🏆🏈Bobby Abrams -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1967
NFL Player

🎵Mellow Man Ace -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1967
Rapper, Cuban
Names/Places: RN:Ulpiano Sergio Reyez
Song Titles: Mentirosa

🏆🏒Tim Sweeney -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1967
NHL Player

🎭🏆Alicia Coppola -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1968 N.S.
Actress, Producer, Model
TV Shows: Jericho (as Mimi), Bull (as Marissa), Remote Control (as model)
Movie Titles: National Treasure: Book of Secrets

🎵Tobias "Toby" Gad -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1968 N.S.
Music Producer, Songwriter, German

🏆🏒Adam Graves -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1968
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Retta -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1970 N.S.
Actress, Comedienne
Names/Places: RN: Marietta Sangai Sirleaf
TV Shows: Parks and Recreation (as Donna Meagle), Good Girls (as Ruby Hill)

🎵🎸Nick Hexum -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1970
Songwriter, Guitarist, Alternative Rock Singer
Names/Places: RN:Nicholas Lofton Hexum
Group Names: 311, The Nick Hexum Quintet

Kelly Donovan -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1971 N.S.
Celebrity Relative
Names/Places: Nicholas Brendon's twin brother

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🎭Nicholas Brendon -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1971
Actor
Names/Places: Kelly Donovan's twin
TV Shows: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (as Alexander "Xander" Harris)
Movie Titles: Psycho Beach Party, Demon Island, Coherence

🎭Shannen Doherty -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1971 N.S.
TV/Movie Actress, TV Hostess
Names/Places: b. Memphis, TN; MN:Maria; Ashley Hamilton's ex-wife
TV Shows: Father Murphy (as Drucilla), The Little House on the Prarie (as Jenny Wilder), Our House (as Kris Witherspoon), Beverly Hills 90210 (as Brenda Walsh also on 90210), Charmed (as Prue Halliwell 1998-2002), Scare Tactics (host), North Shore (as Alexandra Hudson), Mari-Kari
Movie Titles: ALF Loves a Mystery (TV movie), Girls Just Want to Have Fun, The Secret of NIMH (voice) Heathers, Mallrats

🏆🏒Kent Manderville -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1971
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭🏆⚾Paul LoDuca -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1972
Personality, MLB Catcher

🎭Christina Moore -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1973 N.S.
Actress, Comedienne, Producer
TV Shows: Hawthorne, That '70s Show (as Laurie Forman), 90210, MADtv, Hawthorne (as Candy), Disney's Jessie (as Christina)
Movie Titles: Delta Farce, Without a PAddie, Born to Race

🏆⚾Antonio Osuna -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1973
MLB Pitcher, Mexican

🎭Marley Shelton -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1974 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: The West Wing (as Annabeth Schlott)
Movie Titles: The Sandlot, Pleasantville, Planet Terror, Pleasantville, Sin City, Death Proof

Eric Greitens -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1974 N.S.
Governor

🏆🏒Jason McBain -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1974
NHL Player

🏆🏒Roman Hamrlik -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1974 N.S.
NHL Player, Czech

🏆🏀Brad Miller -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1976 N.S.
NBA Center

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🏆⚾Jeff Wallace -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1976
MLB Pitcher

🎭Jordana Spiro -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1977
Actress
TV Shows: Blindspot, My Boys
Movie Titles: Trespass, The Huntress, Must Love Dogs

🎭Sarah Jane Morris -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1977
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Brothers and Sisters (as Julia Walker), NCIS (as Special Agent Erica Jane "EJ" Barrett)
Movie Titles: Coyote Ugly, Willed to Kill, Seven Pounds

🎭🏆Riley (Actor) Smith -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1978 N.S.
Actor, Model
Group Names: The Life of Riley
TV Shows: Nashville, Motocrossed
Movie Titles: Not Another Teen Movie, National Lampoon's Barely Legal, Bring It On

🎵🎸Guy Berryman -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1978
Music Producer, Multi-instrumentalist, Modern Rock Musician, Scottish
Group Names: Apparatjik, Coldplay

🎭Claire Danes -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1979
Actress
TV Shows: My So Called Life (as Angela Chase), Homeland (as Carrie Mathison)
Movie Titles: Home For The Holidays, Romeo and Juliet, The Rainmaker, Les Miserables, Mod Squad Movie '99, Polish Wedding, Stage Beauty, Shopgirl, The Family Stone, Evening

🎭Jennifer Morrison -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1979
Actress, Producer/Director
TV Shows: House (as Dr. Allison Cameron), Once Upon a Time (as Emma Swan)
Movie Titles: Star Trek (2009), Warrior

🎵Easton Corbin -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1982
Country Singer
Song Titles: A Little More Country Than That, Roll With It

🏆🏈Ted Ginn Jr. -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1985 N.S.
NFL Wide Receiver

🎭💻Matt McGorry -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1986
Actor, Internet Video Actor
TV Shows: How to Get Away with Murder (as Asher Millstone), Orange is the New Black (as John Bennett)
Movie Titles: Ratter, How We Fell in Love

🏆Athena Lundberg -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1986
Model, Playmate
Misc: January 2006

🎭💻🏆Brooklyn Decker -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1987 N.S.
Actress, Internet Video Actress, Model
TV Shows: Grace and Frankie
Movie Titles: Just Go With It, What to Expect When You're Expecting, Battleship

🎵Joe Rickard -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1987
Drummer, Christian/Contemporary Performer
Group Names: Red

🎵🎸Brendon Urie -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1987
Multi-instrumentalist, Alternative Rock Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Panic! at the Disco

🎵Jessie James Decker -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1988 N.S.
Country Singer, Italian
Song Titles: Wanted

🎭🏆Yoshi Sudarso -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1989 N.S.
Actor, Stuntman, Model, Indonese
TV Shows: Power Rangers Dino Charge
Movie Titles: The Maze Runner, Most Wanted

Charlotte Simpson -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1990
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Sigorney Weaver & James' daughter

🏆Britany Nola -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1991
Playmate
Misc: November 2012

🏆🏒Ryan Nugent-Hopkins -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1993
NHL Center, Canadian

🎭Jenna Johnson -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1994 N.S.
Dancer
TV Shows: Dancing with the STars

🎭Saoirse Ronan -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1994 N.S.
Actress
Movie Titles: The Grand Budapest Hotel, Atonement, Brooklyn, The Way Back, The City of Ember, The Lovely Bones, The Host, Hanna

Shayla Rae Kelley -- is 26 in the year 2021 and 27 in the year 2022; b.4/12/1995
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Mary Lou Retton & Shannon's daughter

Colette Howarth -- is 19 in the year 2021 and 20 in the year 2022; b.4/12/2002
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Cari and Roger's daughter

Ella Bailey Saucedo -- is 17 in the year 2021 and 18 in the year 2022; b.4/12/2004
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Rebecca Herbst and Michael's daughter

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Milo Joseph -- is 17 in the year 2021 and 18 in the year 2022; b.4/12/2004
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Sherry Stringfield and Larry's son

Zoie Herpin -- is 13 in the year 2021 and 14 in the year 2022; b.4/12/2008
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Jodie Sweetin and Cody's daughter

Remington Blackstock -- is 5 in the year 2021 and 6 in the year 2022; b.4/12/2016 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Kelly Clarkson and Brandon's son

🎭Gary Perez -- b.4/12/????
Actor

🎖⚛⛪⚖Lyman Hall -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1724 d.10/19/1790 (66)
Revolutionary, Physician, Clergyman, Statesman, Governor
Misc: Declaration of Independence signer

✍⚖Henry Clay -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1777 d.6/29/1852 (75)
Hall of Famer, Orator, Politician, Statesman, Lawyer
Names/Places: NN:The Great Compromiser

📰Francis Preston Blair -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1791 N.S. d.10/18/1876 N.S. (85)
Journalist, Editor
Misc: Washington Globe; longtime Democratic politician who helped form the Republican Party in the 1850s in an effort to stem the expansion of slavery.

Aleksandr Ostrovsky -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/31/1823 N.S. or 4/12/1823 Ju-1 d.6/2/1886 Ju-1 (63) or 6/14/1886 N.S. (63)
Playwright, Russian

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Grenville Dodge -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1831 d.1/3/1916 (84)
Engineer
Misc: Union Pacific Railroad chief engineer who was responsible for much of the railroad construction in the western and southwestern United States during the 19th century.

📰💰🎵Franz Haberl -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1840 d.9/5/1910 (70)
Publisher, Philanthropist, Musicologist, German
Misc: music publisher, church music school founder

💰John Underwood -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1857 d.7/2/1937 (80)
Manufacturer, English
Misc: Underwood typewriter 1897

🎖John Metaxas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1871 d.1/29/1941 (69)
General, Greek
Misc: Prime Minster of Greece 1936-1941

🏆⚾Victor Gazaway Willis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1876 d.8/3/1947 (71)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Misc: Played in the 1800s and 1900s as a pitcher for 14 seasons.
Sports Teams: Boston Beaneaters (1898-1905), Pittsburgh Pirates (1906-1909), St. Louis Cardinals (1910)

✍📰Frederic Melcher -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1879 d.3/9/1963 (83)
Children's Author, Publisher

🏆⚾Addie Joss -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1880 d.4/14/1911 (31)
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: NN: The Human Hairpin
Sports Teams: Cleveland Bronchos / Naps (1902-1910)

🎭Pedro Regas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1882 d.8/10/1974 (92)
Actor
TV Shows: Pat Paulsen's 1/2 Comedy Hour

🎨✍C. W. Anderson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1891 d.3/26/1971 (79)
Illustrator, Children's Author

🎵🎷Johnny Dodds -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1892 d.8/8/1940 (48)
Clarinetist, Alto-sax, Jazz Musician

🏆🎳Charlie Daw -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1894 d.1/18/1947 (52)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🏆🥊Billy Miske -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1894 d.1/1/1924 (29)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🎨Claire Leighton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1898 d.11/4/1989 (91)
Illustrator, Wood Engraver, British

🏆🏀Joseph "Joe" Lapchick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1900 N.S. d.8/10/1970 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, NBA Player
Misc: Interstate League championship (Holyoke Reds, 1922); ABL championships (Original Celtics, 1927-28); American Basketball League titles (Cleveland Rosenblums, 1929-30); NIT championships as coach (St. John's, 1943-44, 1959, 1965)
Sports Teams: Original Celtics, St. John's University (head coach, 1937-1947), New York Knicks (coach, 1947-1957)

🎭🎵John I. White -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1902 d.11/26/1992 (90)
Radio Actor, Country Singer
Song Titles: Lonesome Cowboy

🎵Lily Pons -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1904 d.2/13/1976 (71)
Opera Soprano, French
Misc: coloratura soprano known for her vocal range, musical skill, and warmth of expression. She was associated with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City for more than 30 years.

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🎨✍Hardie Gramatky -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1907 d.4/29/1979 (72)
Illustrator, Children's Author

Ida Pollock -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1908 d.12/3/2013 (105)
Novelist, British

Carlos Lleras Restrepo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1908 d.9/27/1994 (86)
Head of State
Misc: of Colombia 1960s

🎵Herbert Mills -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1912 d.4/12/1989 (77)
Singer
Names/Places: b. in Piqua, OH
Misc: some say b. April 2
Group Names: The Mills Brothers

🎭🏆🥊Jimmy Lennon Sr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1913 d.4/20/1992 (79)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Sportscaster, Boxing Figure
Misc: Boxing announcer dean who appearred in 75 movies
Group Names: Raging Bull, Rocky III

🏆🏁🏊Phil Moriarty -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1914 N.S. d.8/18/2012 N.S. (0)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, American
Misc: Swimming and Diving Coach

🏆⛸Ardelle Kloss -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1916 d.9/15/2011 (95)
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater

Beverly Cleary -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1916 N.S. d.3/25/2021 N.S. (104)
Writer
Book Titles: Ramona, The Mouse and the Motorcycle, Dear Mr. Henshaw

🎵Hound Dog Taylor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1917 d.12/17/1975 (58)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Pianist, Blues Singer/Guitarist

🎵🎷Helen Forrest -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1918 d.7/11/1999 (81)
Jazz Singer
Misc: worked with Harry James & Dick Haymes, also with big bands from Artie Shaw to Benny Goodman

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🎵Billy Vaughn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1919 d.9/26/1991 (72)
Conductor/Composer, Arranger, Singer, Bandleader
Names/Places: RN:Richard
TV Shows: The A. Team (as Hunt Stockwell)

🏆🏁🏊Peter Daland -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1921 N.S. d.10/20/2014 N.S. (93)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Misc: Swimming Coach

🏆⚽Edward Hunter "Eddie" Turnbull -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1923 N.S. d.4/30/2011 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Soccer Manager, Scottish

🎭🎵Ann Miller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1923 d.1/22/2004 (80)
Movie/Stage Actress, Dancer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Cherino, TX; RN:Lucille Ann Collier
Misc: some say b. 1922

🏆🏁Curtis Turner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1924 d.10/4/1970 (46)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: an early NASCAR driver

Raymond Barre -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1924 d.8/25/2007 (83)
Prime Minister, French

🎭Johnny Jordan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1925 d.5/16/1969 (44)
Cameraperson, English
Misc: aerial specialist
Movie Titles: You Only Live Once, On Her Majesty's Secret Service

🎵Prentis Barnes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1925 d.10/1/2006 (81)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Moonglows

🎵Ned Miller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1925 d.3/18/2016 N.S. (90)
Songwriter, Country Singer
Names/Places: RFN:Henry

🎵Tiny Tim -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1932 d.11/30/1996 (64)
Songwriter, Ukelele, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Herbert Buckingham Khaury
Misc: AP states that his agent said it was b. 1932 though numerous sources also give years of birth ranging from 1922 to 1933; anyone know for sure? We give up.
Song Titles: Tiptoe Through the Tulips
TV Shows: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In (as the uke-playing falsetto)

🏆⚾Charlie Lau -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1933 d.3/18/1984 (50)
MLB Catcher

🎵Montserrat Caballé -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1933 N.S. d.10/6/2018 N.S. (85)
Opera Soprano, Spanish

🎭Gene Weed -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1935 d.8/5/1999 (64)
TV Producer/Director

🎭Charles Napier -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1936 d.10/5/2011 (75)
Actor
TV Shows: The Oregon Trail, The Blue & the Gray

🏆⚽Robert Frederick Chelsea "Bobby" Moore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1941 N.S. d.2/24/1993 N.S. (51)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
Misc: the "golden boy of English soccer" and captain of the national side that defeated West Germany 4-2 in the 1966 World Cup final at Wembley Stadium in London; it was England's only World Cup championship

🎭Frank Bank -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1942 d.4/13/2013 (71)
Actor
TV Shows: Leave it to Beaver (as Clarence 'Lumpy' Rutherford)

🎭Charles Ludlam -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1943 d.5/28/1987 (44)
Stage Actor, Stage Producer

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Tom Clancy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1947 d.10/1/2013 (66)
Author
Book Titles: The Hunt For Red October, Patriot Games, The Sum of All Fears, Clear and Present Danger

🎭🎵David Cassidy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1950 d.11/21/2017 N.S. (67)
Actor, Guitarist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; Jack Cassidy & Evelyn Ward's son, Shirley Jones' stepson; Lay Lenz's ex-
Group Names: The Partridge Family, soloist
TV Shows: The Partridge Family (as Keith Partridge), David Cassidy-Man Undercover (as Off. Dan Shay)

🎭Fred McCarren -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1951 d.7/2/2006 (55)
Actor
TV Shows: Free Country, Amanda's, Last Convertible

🎵Ronnie Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1952 d.1/21/2012 (59)
Songwriter, Trumpeter, Disco Musician
Group Names: K.C. & the Sunshine Band

🏆🏈Michael (Football) Jackson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/12/1969 d.5/12/2017 N.S. (48)
NFL Wide Receiver

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/29/1547 O.S. or 10/9/1547 N.S. d.4/12/1616 O.S. (68) or 4/22/1616 N.S. (68)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Spanish
Book Titles: Don Quixote (creator), The Man Of LaMancha

Charles Joseph Messier -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/26/1730 N.S. d.4/12/1817 N.S. (86)
Astronomer, French
Misc: cataloguer of astronomical "M objects"

Arthur Young -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/11/1741 d.4/12/1820 (78)
Writer, English
Misc: on agriculture, politics, and economics.

William March "Boss" Tweed -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/3/1823 N.S. d.4/12/1878 N.S. (55)
Politician
Misc: a corrupted NYC political boss

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Thaddeus Fairbanks -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/17/1796 d.4/12/1886 (90)
Inventor
Misc: an inventor of heating and cook stoves, cast iron plows, and other items.

⚛📰William Graham Sumner -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/30/1840 d.4/12/1910 (69)
Scientist, Sociologist, Economist

⚛💰Clarissa Harlowe "Clara" Barton -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/25/1821 N.S. d.4/12/1912 N.S. (90)
Hall of Famer, Nurse, Philanthropist, Social Reformer, Humanitarian
Names/Places: b. in Oxford, MA; aka "The Angel of the Battlefield".
Misc: American Red Cross Founder

🎵Feodor I. Chaliapin -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/13/1873 N.S. or 2/1/1873 Ju-1 d.4/12/1938 (65)
Bass Singer/Basso, Opera Singer, Russian
Names/Places: MN:Ivanovitch
Misc: Basso

Franklin Delano Roosevelt -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/30/1882 d.4/12/1945 (63)
Hall of Famer, President
Names/Places: b. at Hyde Park, New York; d. of a cerebral hemorrhage in Warm Springs, Georgia.
Misc: 32nd U.S. President (1933-45); on a dime

✍🎭James Gleason -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/23/1882 d.4/12/1959 (76)
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: Life of Riley
Movie Titles: The Life of Riley

🏆🏒Hughie Lehman -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/27/1885 d.4/12/1961 (75)
Hall of Famer, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Sports Teams: Sault Ste. Marie Marlboros (IPHL), Berlin Dutchmen (OPHL), Galt Professionals (OPHL), New Westminster Royals (PCHA), Vancouver Millionaires (PCHA/WCHL/WHL), Chicago Black Hawks (NHL)

🎵Herbie Nichols -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/3/1919 d.4/12/1963 (44)
Composer, Pianist

🎵William "Buster" Bailey -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/19/1902 N.S. d.4/12/1967 N.S. (64)
Reeds

🎵Lester Melrose -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/14/1891 d.4/12/1968 (76)
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Music Publisher
Misc: Talent Scout; one of the earliest American producers of blues records

🎵Wynton Kelly -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/2/1931 d.4/12/1971 (39)
Pianist

🎭🎵Arthur Freed -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/9/1894 d.4/12/1973 (78)
Movie Producer, Lyricist, Songwriter
Misc: of MGM

🎭🎵🎷Josephine Baker -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/3/1906 d.4/12/1975 (68)
Movie Actress, Dancer, Blues Singer, Jazz Singer, French
Names/Places: b. in St. Louis, Mo.; RN:Frida Josephine McDonald

🎭Paul Ford -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/2/1901 d.4/12/1976 (74)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: LN:Weaver
TV Shows: Phil Silvers Show (as Col. John Hall)

💰🏆⚾Philip "P.K." Wrigley -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/5/1894 N.S. d.4/12/1977 N.S. (82)
Businessperson, Sports Figure, MLB Owner
Misc: Wrigley Field, & Wrigley Chewing Gum owner
Sports Teams: Chicago Cubs (owner 1932-77)

🏆🥊Joe Louis -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/13/1914 d.4/12/1981 (66)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Names/Places: b. in Lafayette, Al.; NN:The Brown Bomber; LN:Barrow
Misc: heavyweight champ 1937-49, held the record for the longest reign (11 yr., 252 days); began his pro heavyweight career in 1934. He won 23 fights, including knockouts of Primo Carnera and Max Baer, both former champs. Louis became champ in 1937 after knocking out Jim Braddock in 8 rounds.

🎭Lenny Baker -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/17/1945 d.4/12/1982 (37)
Stage Actor

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🏆⚾Carl Morton -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/18/1944 d.4/12/1983 (39)
MLB Pitcher
Sports Teams: Montreal Expos

🎭Ruth Taylor -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/13/1908 d.4/12/1984 (76)
Actress
Movie Titles: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Alan Paton -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/11/1903 N.S. d.4/12/1988 N.S. (85)
Author, Novelist, Political Activist, South African
Book Titles: "Cry, The Beloved Country"

🏆🥊"Sugar" Ray Robinson -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/3/1920 d.4/12/1989 (68)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Names/Places: RN:Walker Smith Jr.
Misc: mddleweight champ 5X's, welterweight champ; 175 wins w/ 110 KOs, 19 losses w/ 1 KO

Abbot "Abbie" Hoffman -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/30/1936 N.S. d.4/12/1989 N.S. (52)
Author, Political Activist
Names/Places: b. in Worcester, MA
Misc: Member of the Chicago 7; Founded "Yippies" Youth Int'l Party; Vietnam War protest leader; d. Apr 13?

🎵Herbert Mills -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/12/1912 d.4/12/1989 (77)
Singer
Names/Places: b. in Piqua, OH
Misc: some say b. April 2
Group Names: The Mills Brothers

James Schuyler -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/9/1923 d.4/12/1991 (67)
Poet

🎨Katherine "Kay" Pancoast -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/9/1900 N.S. d.4/12/1993 N.S. (92)
Sculptor
Misc: of ceramics

🎵Boxcar Willie -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/1/1931 d.4/12/1999 (67)
Country Singer
Names/Places: NN:The Singing Hobo; RN:Lecil Travis Martin

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🎭Christopher Pettiet -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/12/1976 d.4/12/2000 N.S. (24)
TV Actor
TV Shows: Young Riders (as Jesse James)
Movie Titles: Point Break, Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead

William Sloane Coffin -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/1/1924 d.4/12/2006 (81)
Clergyman, Political Activist

🎵Bobby Tucker -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/8/1923 d.4/12/2007 (84)
Arranger, Singer, Pianist

Patrick John Hillery -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/2/1923 d.4/12/2008 (84)
Head of State, Irish
Misc: politician and sixth president of Ireland, from 1976. He was the youngest person ever to attain that position.

🎭Marilyn Chambers -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/22/1954 d.4/12/2009 (54)
XXX-rated actress

🎭Peter Haskell -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/15/1934 d.4/12/2010 (75)
Actor
TV Shows: Rich Man Poor Man, Rituals

🏆⚾Eddie Joost -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/5/1916 d.4/12/2011 (94)
MLB Manager, MLB Player, MLB Shortstop

✍🏆Robert Byrne -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/20/1928 N.S. d.4/12/2013 N.S. (84)
Author, Chess Player

Michael France -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/4/1962 d.4/12/2013 N.S. (51)
Screenwriter
Movie Titles: Cliffhanger, GoldenEye, Hulk, The Punisher, Fantastic Four

🏆🏀Marvel Keith "Marv" Harshman -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/4/1917 N.S. d.4/12/2013 N.S. (95)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: in the Basketball and College Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Pacific Lutheran University (player 1938-1942, coach 1945-1958), Washington State University (coach 1958-1971), University of Washington (coach 1971-1985)

🎭Anne Jackson -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/3/1925 d.4/12/2016 N.S. (90)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress
Names/Places: b. in Milvale, PA; Eli Wallach's wife
Misc: some say b. 1926

🎭David Gest -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/11/1953 d.4/12/2016 N.S. (62)
Producer, Personality
Names/Places: ex-husband of Liza Minnelli

🎭Michael Ballhaus -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/5/1935 d.4/12/2017 N.S. (81)
Producer, Cinematographer, German
Movie Titles: Goodfellas, The Departed

✍🎭🎮Charles Murphy -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/12/1959 d.4/12/2017 N.S. (57)
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Names/Places: aka Charlie Murphy; Eddie's brother
TV Shows: Thugaboo (as Big Kid), Black Jesus (as Vic)
Movie Titles: Harlem Nights, Roll Bounce, Night at the Museum, Norbit
Video Games: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

🎭Georgia Engel -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/28/1948 N.S. d.4/12/2019 N.S. (70)
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Names/Places: b. in Washington, DC; MN:Bright
TV Shows: The Mary Tyler Moore Show (as Georgette Franklin Baxter), Betty White Show, Goodtime Girls, Jennifer Slept Here, Coach (as Shirley Burleigh), Hot in Cleveland (as Mamie), Everybody Loves Raymond (as Pat MacDougall)
Movie Titles: Grown Ups 2, The Care Bears Movie, Open Season

🏆🏈Forrest Gregg -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/18/1933 N.S. d.4/12/2019 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Guard, NFL Tackle, College Football Coach
Misc: 6x NFL Champion, 3x Super Bowl Champ, 9x Pro Bowl, AFC Coach of the Year [1981]
Sports Teams: Green Bay Packers (1956-1970), Dallas Cowboys (1971), San Diego Chargers (coach 1972-1973), Cleveland Browns (coach 1974), Cleveland Browns (coach 1975-1977), Toronto Argonauts (coach 1979), Cincinnati Bengals (coach 1980-1983), Green Bay Packers (coach 1984-1987), SMU (coach 1989-1990), Shreveport Pirates (coach 1994-1995)

🎭Danny Goldman -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/30/1939 N.S. d.4/12/2020 N.S. (80)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: some say b. Apr 7, 1946
TV Shows: The Good Life, Busting Loose, Mike Hammer (as Ozzie the Answer), Smurfs (as Brainy), Robot Chicken (occasionally as a Smurf)
Movie Titles: Young Frankenstein, M*A*S*H

✍🎭Tim Brooke-Taylor -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/17/1940 N.S. d.4/12/2020 N.S. (79)
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, English
Group Names: The Goodies
TV Shows: At Last the 1948 Show (as various), The Goodies (as Tim Brooke-Taylor, etc.), Bananaman (as narrator, etc.), Me and My Girl (as Derek Yates)
Movie Titles: Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (writer)

🏆🏈Tarvaris Jackson -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/21/1983 N.S. d.4/12/2020 N.S. (36)
NFL Quarterback

🏆🏌Doug Sanders -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/24/1933 N.S. d.4/12/2020 N.S. (86)
Golfer
Names/Places: NN: Peacock of the Fairways

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🏆🏁Sir Stirling Moss -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/17/1929 N.S. d.4/12/2020 N.S. (90)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, English
Misc: won 194 of 466 career races and 16 Formula One events, but was never world champion.

🏆⚾Glenn Beckert -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/12/1949 N.S. d.4/12/2020 N.S. (70)
MLB Player
Misc: 4x All Star, Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Chicago Cubs (1965-1973)

🏆⚾Jim Frey -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/26/1931 N.S. d.4/12/2020 N.S. (88)
MLB Manager, MLB Coach
Sports Teams: Kansas City Royals (manager 1980-1981), Chicago Cubs (manager 1984-1986)

Shakyamuni Buddha -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.4/12/556BC or 5/2/556BC d.??/??/????
Religious Leader

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1969, ✪ “Day After Day (It's Slippin' Away)” by Shango peaked at number 57 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2014, ✪ “Do You Want To Build A Snowman?” by Kristen Bell Featuring Agatha Lee Monn And Katie Lopez peaked at number 51 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1952, ✪ “Hambone” by Frankie Laine And Jo Stafford peaked at number 15 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, ✪ “Here's Your Sign (Get The Picture)” by Travis Tritt And Billy Engvall peaked at number 43 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, ✪ “I Shot The Sheriff” by Warren G peaked at number 20 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, ✪ “The Little Blue Man” by Betty Johnson peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, ✪ “The Pledge Of Allegiance” by Red Skelton peaked at number 44 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “4 Minutes” by Madonna Featuring Justin Timberlake peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “A Certain Girl” by Warren Zevon peaked at number 57 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “A Little Bit Of Love (Is All It Takes)” by New Edition peaked at number 38 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “A Million To One” by Brian Hyland peaked at number 90 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “And The Beat Goes On” by The Whispers peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In” by The 5th Dimension peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Ballad Of A Teenage Queen” by Johnny Cash And The Tennessee Two peaked at number 16 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Breakfast In Bed” by Dusty Springfield peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Breathless” by Jerry Lee Lewis peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Cry To Me” by Loleatta Holloway peaked at number 68 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Didn't You Know (You'd Have To Cry Sometime)” by Gladys Knight And The Pips peaked at number 63 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1941, “Do I Worry” by Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Featuring Frank Sinatra And The Pied Pipers peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Drink To That All Night” by Jerrod Niemann peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Every Night (I Pray)” by The Chantels peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Excuse Me Miss” by JAY-Z peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Falling In Love (Is Hard On The Knees)” by Aerosmith peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Forgive Me” by Eddie Fisher peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Galveston” by Glen Campbell peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Give It Away” by The Chi-Lites peaked at number 88 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Great Gosh A 'Mighty (It's A Matter Of Time)” by Little Richard peaked at number 42 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Have You Forgotten?” by Darryl Worley peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Hey Brother” by Avicii peaked at number 16 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Holiday” by Nazareth peaked at number 87 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Hot Smoke And Sassafras” by Bubble Puppy peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “I Can't Wait” by Stevie Nicks peaked at number 16 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “I Love My Baby” by Archie Bell And The Drells peaked at number 94 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “I'll Be” by Foxy Brown Featuring JAY-Z peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “I'll Try Something New” by Diana Ross, The Supremes And The Temptations peaked at number 25 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Idaho” by The Four Seasons peaked at number 95 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Is It Something You've Got” by Tyrone Davis peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Johnny One Time” by Brenda Lee peaked at number 41 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Keep The Fire” by Kenny Loggins peaked at number 36 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Let's Go All The Way” by Sly Fox peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Love Finds It's Own Way” by Gladys Knight And The Pips peaked at number 47 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1947, “Managua, Nicaragua” by Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians Featuring Don Rodney And The Lombardo Trio peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Memories” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “My First Day Without Her” by Classics IV peaked at number 94 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Now And For Always” by George Hamilton IV peaked at number 37 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Off The Wall” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Once You Get Started” by Rufus And Chaka Khan peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “One More Time” by Real McCoy peaked at number 27 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Overjoyed” by Stevie Wonder peaked at number 24 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Philadelphia Freedom” by The Elton John Band peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Playgirl” by Thee Prophets peaked at number 49 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Poetry Man” by Phoebe Snow peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Precious Declaration” by Collective Soul peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Reach Out, I'll Be There” by Gloria Gaynor peaked at number 60 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Sweet Elizabeth” by Will Glahe And His Orchestra peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Tender Love” by Force M.D.'s peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “The Man” by Aloe Blacc peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1941, “The Wise Old Owl” by Al Donahue And His Orchestra Featuring Dee Keating peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “There Never Was A Time” by Jeannie C. Riley peaked at number 77 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Toby” by The Chi-Lites peaked at number 78 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Today Is The Day” by The Bar-Kays peaked at number 60 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Touch My Body” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Under The Water” by Merril Bainbridge peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “What You Need” by INXS peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Whole Lotta Woman” by Marvin Rainwater peaked at number 61 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “You Are My Heaven” by Roberta Flack And Donny Hathaway peaked at number 47 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “You're Gonna Miss This” by Trace Adkins peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “You've Made Me So Very Happy” by Blood, Sweat And Tears peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Your Smile” by René And Angela peaked at number 62 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1980, ✪ “Walking On The Moon” by The Police peaked at number 65 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “4 Minutes” by Madonna Featuring Justin Timberlake peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “99 Miles From L.A.” by Albert Hammond peaked at number 78 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Arrivederci, Roma” by Roger Williams peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Beat It” by Fall Out Boy Featuring John Mayer peaked at number 8 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Billy” by Kathy Linden peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Chills” by Down with Webster peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Desire” by Andy Gibb peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Express” by B.T. Express peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Falling In Love (Is Hard On The Knees)” by Aerosmith peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Give It All You Got” by Chuck Mangione peaked at number 36 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Harry Truman” by Chicago peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Hot Smoke And Sassafras” by Bubble Puppy peaked at number 15 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “I'll Try Something New” by Diana Ross, The Supremes And The Temptations peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “I'm Her Fool” by Billy Swan peaked at number 93 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “In The Mood” by Rush peaked at number 31 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “It Must Be Love” by Paul Hyde And The Payola$ peaked at number 94 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Leona” by Wet Willie peaked at number 92 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Living In The Background” by Baltimora peaked at number 96 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Lonely Island” by Sam Cooke peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Love You All Night Long” by Lorence Hud peaked at number 63 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Loves Me Like A Brother” by The Guess Who peaked at number 21 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Making Plans For Nigel” by XTC peaked at number 12 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “On The Radio” by Donna Summer peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Once You Get Started” by Rufus And Chaka Khan peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Powerful People” by Gino Vannelli peaked at number 34 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A. (A Salute To 60's Rock)” by John Mellencamp peaked at number 7 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Randy” by Vanda King peaked at number 11 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Rock Me” by Steppenwolf peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Satin Soul” by Love Unlimited Orchestra peaked at number 54 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Secret Lovers” by Atlantic Starr peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Showdown” by Odie Coates peaked at number 73 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Sorry Doesn't Always Make It Right” by Diana Ross peaked at number 75 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Stop And Stare” by OneRepublic peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Touch My Body” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Try A Little Tenderness” by Three Dog Night peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Up And Down” by Opus peaked at number 65 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “We're Almost There” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 79 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Who's Sorry Now” by Connie Francis peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Women” by Foreigner peaked at number 82 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “You're Gonna Miss This” by Trace Adkins peaked at number 11 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1986, ✪ “E = MC²” by Big Audio Dynamite peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, ✪ “Night Boat To Cairo” by Madness peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, ✪ “The Funky Gibbon” by The Goodies peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, ✪ “Theme From 'Peter Gunn'” by The Art Of Noise Featuring Duane Eddy peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “All Of Me” by John Legend peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Always Where I Need To Be” by The Kooks peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “American Storm” by Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band peaked at number 77 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Anywhere For You” by John Martin peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Boom Bang-A-Bang” by Lulu peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Can We?” by SWV Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Empire” by Shakira peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Fired Up!” by Funky Green Dogs peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Footprint” by Disco Citizens peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Forever More” by Puff Johnson peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Fox On The Run” by The Sweet peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Freak In Me” by Dante peaked at number 98 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Give It Up For Love” by Steven Dante peaked at number 78 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Good Lovin' Gone Bad” by Bad Company peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Gotta Find A Way” by Russ Brown peaked at number 80 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Happy House” by Siouxsie And The Banshees peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Have You Ever Had It Blue” by The Style Council peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Hello Darling” by Tippa Irie peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Hondy (No Access)” by Hondy peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “I Believe I Can Fly” by R. Kelly peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “I Can Hear Music” by The Beach Boys peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “I Don't Know” by Ruth Brown peaked at number 66 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “I'll Be There” by Jackie Trent peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “I'm With You” by Avril Lavigne peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “I've Never Been In Love” by Suzi Quatro peaked at number 56 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “If I Could Change Your Mind” by Haim peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “If” by Yin And Yan peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “In The Bad, Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me)” by The Foundations peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Irresistible” by Stéphanie peaked at number 84 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “It's No Good” by Depeche Mode peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “January - February” by Barbara Dickson peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Just A Friend” by Mario peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “L-O-V-E (Love)” by Al Green peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “La Dee Dah” by Jackie Dennis peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Lady Marmalade” by LaBelle peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Let's Do Rock Steady” by Bodysnatchers peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Light Emitting Electrical Wave” by These Animal Men peaked at number 72 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Living After Midnight” by Judas Priest peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Look At Me Now” by Jessy peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Love Doesn't Have To Hurt” by Atomic Kitten peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Magnum Love” by Magnum peaked at number 47 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Modern Times” by Latin Quarter peaked at number 85 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Mr. Big Stuff” by Queen Latifah peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “My Love Is Deep” by Sara Parker peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “My World” by Secret Affair peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Naked Eye” by Luscious Jackson peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Not Nineteen Forever” by Courteeners peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Nude” by Radiohead peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Older” by George Michael peaked at number 70 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Philadelphia Freedom” by The Elton John Band peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Richard III” by Supergrass peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Sanctus (From Missa Luba)” by Troubadours Du Roi Baudouin peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Satisfaction” by Eve peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Scream (Funk My Life Up)” by Paolo Nutini peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Secret Lovers” by Atlantic Starr peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Serious” by Serious Intention peaked at number 51 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Sexy Eyes” by Dr. Hook peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “She Loves Me Now” by Beres Hammond peaked at number 92 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Show Me Heaven” by Saint Featuring Suzanna Dee peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Sometimes” by The Brand New Heavies peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Swan Lake” by The Cats (U.K.) peaked at number 48 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Take It Off” by Donnas peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “The Big Beat” by Fats Domino peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “The Man” by Aloe Blacc peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “The Seed (2.0)” by The Roots Featuring Cody Chesnutt peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “The Things The Lonely Do” by Amazulu peaked at number 43 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “The Trial Of Hissing Sid” by Keith Michell peaked at number 53 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “This Is My Life” by Eartha Kitt peaked at number 73 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “To Live And Die In L.A.” by Makaveli Featuring Val Young peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “U16 Girls” by Travis peaked at number 40 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Underwater Love” by Smoke City peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “We Have Explosive” by Future Sound Of London peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Working My Way Back To You/Forgive Me, Girl (medley)” by The (Detroit) Spinners peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “You Can Do It” by Dino Terrell peaked at number 90 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Your Love” by Frankie Knuckles peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2014, ✪ “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, ✪ “Harlem Shuffle” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1997, ✪ “I Shot The Sheriff” by Warren G peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Across The Night” by Silverchair peaked at number 24 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Albatross” by Fleetwood Mac peaked at number 12 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “An American Dream / Take Me Back” by The Dirt Band peaked at number 45 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Beat It” by Fall Out Boy Featuring John Mayer peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Between Lust And Watching TV / Some Kind Of A Woman” by Cal Smith peaked at number 62 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Big Noise From Winnetka / Funky Axe” by Spaghetti Head peaked at number 64 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Blackberry Way” by The Move peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Bubbly” by Colbie Caillat peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Calling America” by Electric Light Orchestra peaked at number 47 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Castle Rock” by The Fontane Sisters or Frank Sinatra peaked at number 16 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Catch A Falling Star” by Perry Como peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Crimson And Clover” by Tommy James And The Shondells peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Don't” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Fire Lake / Long Twin Silver Line” by Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band peaked at number 57 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Games People Play” by Joe South peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Get To Know You” by Jai Waetford peaked at number 32 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Go With The Flow” by Queens Of The Stone Age peaked at number 39 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Gossip Folks” by Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott Featuring Ludacris peaked at number 22 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Heartbreaker / My Clone Sleeps Alone” by Pat Benatar peaked at number 95 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Heaven Must Have Sent You / Heaven Must Have Sent You (LP Version)” by Bonnie Pointer peaked at number 31 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “I'm A Woman / Cool River” by Maria Muldaur peaked at number 25 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “I'm Fine Thank You (When I Grow Too Old To Dream) / What's Your Father Do?” by Lester Coombs peaked at number 23 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “If You Love Me (Let Me Know) / Rosewater” by Olivia Newton-John peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2003, “In Da Club” by 50 Cent peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Kiss The Dirt (Falling Down The Mountain)” by INXS peaked at number 15 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Last Night” by The Vamps peaked at number 37 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Loco” by Joel Fletcher And Seany B peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Love Rollercoaster / Lesbian Seagull” by Red Hot Chili Peppers / Engelbert Humperdinck peaked at number 19 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Party All The Time” by Eddie Murphy peaked at number 21 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Roll On Sweet Mississippi / The Music's Real” by Dobie Gray peaked at number 84 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Romeo's Tune / Make It All So Real” by Steve Forbert peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)” by Mike + The Mechanics peaked at number 23 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Take You There” by Sean Kingston peaked at number 34 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Talk To Me” by Stevie Nicks peaked at number 22 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan / Brain Drain” by Marianne Faithfull peaked at number 48 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “The Power Of Love” by Gabrielle Aplin peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Touch Me / Keep On Running” by Ray Burgess peaked at number 16 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Touch My Body” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Undecided” by Ray Anthony or Ella Fitzgerald peaked at number 12 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Was I Blind / Jody Kay” by Ray Gibson peaked at number 74 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Whatever We Want” by Havana Brown peaked at number 35 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Yes, I'm Ready / With Your Love” by Teri DeSario With K.C. / Teri DeSario peaked at number 30 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2003, “You Promised Me (Tu es foutu)” by In-Grid peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “You Will Only Break My Heart” by Delta Goodrem peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “You're No Good / I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With You)” by Linda Ronstadt peaked at number 15 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2014, ✪ “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers peaked at number 12 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, ✪ “I Shot The Sheriff” by Warren G peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Beat It” by Fall Out Boy Featuring John Mayer peaked at number 14 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Horny” by Mark Morrison peaked at number 45 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “In Your Wildest Dreams” by Tina Turner Featuring Barry White peaked at number 22 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “It's Alright (Baby's Coming Back)” by Eurythmics peaked at number 18 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Living In America” by James Brown peaked at number 5 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Loyal” by Chris Brown Featuring Lil Wayne And Tyga peaked at number 19 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “My Magic Man” by Rochelle (1980s) peaked at number 32 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “New Soul” by Yael Naim peaked at number 21 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Nude” by Radiohead peaked at number 23 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Rather Be” by Clean Bandit Featuring Jess Glynne peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Somewhere I Belong” by Linkin Park peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word” by Blue Featuring Elton John peaked at number 5 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Stop And Stare” by OneRepublic peaked at number 11 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Think Twice” by Aotearoa Allstars peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Untouched” by The Veronicas peaked at number 9 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Whispers” by Passenger peaked at number 17 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2014, ✪ “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, ✪ “Living Doll” by Comic Relief Presents Cliff Richard And The Young Ones Featuring Hank Marvin peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Adem mijn adem” by Peter Schaap peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Al duurt de nacht tot morgenvroeg” by Laura Lynn And Frans Bauer peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Als ik later eens trouw” by Johnny (de Bever) peaked at number 28 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Boat On The River” by Styx peaked at number 29 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Don't Jump” by Tokio Hotel peaked at number 9 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Dreaming Of You” by Dolly Dots peaked at number 30 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Feelin' Good” by The Frank Cunimondo Trio Featuring Lynn Marino peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Fell In Love With An Alien” by The Kelly Family peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Free (Let It Be)” by Stuart peaked at number 23 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Going Wrong” by Armin van Buuren And DJ Shah Featuring Chris Jones peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Good Times (Better Times)” by Cliff Richard peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Gotta Be You” by 3T Featuring Herbie peaked at number 33 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Him” by Rupert Holmes peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “I Can Hear Music” by The Beach Boys peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “I Won't Steal Away” by Time Bandits peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “I'm Gonna Get Married” by Sacha And Paul peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Ignition” by R. Kelly peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Island Of Love” by Demis Roussos peaked at number 28 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Jumbo jumbo” by The Caramel Club peaked at number 28 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Love Corporation” by The Hues Corporation peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Love To Love You Baby” by Donna Summer peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Make Luv” by Room 5 Featuring Oliver Cheatham peaked at number 9 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Matador” by Garland Jeffreys peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Mooie meisjes...” by Arne Jansen And Les Cigales peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Nude” by Radiohead peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Proud Mary” by Creedence Clearwater Revival peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Reach Out, I'll Be There” by Gloria Gaynor peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Say What You Want (original mix)” by Texas peaked at number 35 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “So Sad” by Margriet Markerink peaked at number 45 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Something Good '08” by Utah Saints peaked at number 29 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Song For The Children” by Oscar Harris peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Sunrise” by Simply Red peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Talk To Me” by Dignity peaked at number 49 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Talk We Don't” by Pal peaked at number 46 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “The First Time” by Tatjana peaked at number 41 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “The Walls Fell Down” by The Marbles peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Together And Forever!” by Captain Jack peaked at number 30 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Touch My Body” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Tous les mêmes” by Stromae peaked at number 29 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “What Am I Gonna Do With You” by Barry White peaked at number 19 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “With You (I'm In Heaven)” by Carola Smit peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “You And Me” by Spargo peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1997, ✪ “My Sweet Lord (She's So Fine)” by Brainpool peaked at number 52 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2008, “4 Minutes” by Madonna And Justin peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2003, “All I Have” by Jennifer Lopez Featuring LL Cool J peaked at number 15 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Crazy In Love” by Jill Johnson peaked at number 9 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Dangerous” by M. Pokora Featuring Timbaland And Sebastian peaked at number 15 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2008, “En tätort på en slätt” by Lars Winnerbäck peaked at number 30 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Gossip Folks” by Missy Elliott Featuring Ludacris peaked at number 24 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2003, “If You're Not The One” by Daniel Bedingfield peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1997, “It's No Good” by Depeche Mode peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Lozin' Must” by Millencolin peaked at number 29 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Not A Sinner Nor A Saint” by Alcazar peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Nude” by Radiohead peaked at number 25 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Ride My Tempo” by Ida Corr peaked at number 28 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Skajagprova@hotmail.com” by Emmy peaked at number 19 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Tears Dry On Their Own” by Amy Winehouse peaked at number 24 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Touch My Body” by Mariah Carey peaked at number 14 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Trumpets” by Jason Derulo peaked at number 25 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Waves (Robin Schulz Remix)” by Mr. Probz peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1997, “What Do You Want From Me?” by Monaco peaked at number 40 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1980, ✪ “I Do The Rock” by Tim Curry peaked at number 9 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1969, ✪ “Lily The Pink” by The Scaffold peaked at number 5 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1969, “(If Paradise Is) Half As Nice” by Amen Corner peaked at number 14 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Alone” by The Bee Gees peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Anders” by Vera peaked at number 9 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Crimson And Clover” by Tommy James And The Shondells peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Disco Lies” by Moby peaked at number 21 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Doppelgänger” by Georg Danzer peaked at number 24 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “El Bimbo” by Bimbo Jet peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1969, “First Of May” by The Bee Gees peaked at number 10 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “I Can Help” by Billy Swan peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2003, “I Remember You Like Yesterday” by Rimini Project peaked at number 16 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Ich lass für dich das Licht an” by Revolverheld peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1986, “It's Alright (Baby's Coming Back)” by Eurythmics peaked at number 14 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “January” by Pilot peaked at number 16 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Jeannie (Die reine Wahrheit)” by Frank Zander peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Little Girl” by Sandra peaked at number 27 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Love Hurts” by Nazareth peaked at number 11 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Love Is Love” by Barry Ryan peaked at number 11 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Ohne dich (schlaf ich heut Nacht nicht ein)” by Münchener Freiheit peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Rockabilly Rebel” by Matchbox peaked at number 12 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Something's Happening” by Herman's Hermits peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Supernatural Superserious” by R.E.M. peaked at number 26 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Together And Forever!” by Captain Jack peaked at number 30 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Touch Me” by The Doors peaked at number 16 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Träume leben ewig” by Christina Stürmer peaked at number 10 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Wenn du net bei mir bist” by Westwind peaked at number 6 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2003, “You Drive Me Crazy” by Daniel K. peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1997, “11'30 contre les lois racistes” by Various Artists peaked at number 37 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1986, “3e sexe” by Indochine peaked at number 3 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “C'est chelou” by Zaho peaked at number 2 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Demons” by Imagine Dragons peaked at number 15 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Gotta Be You” by 3T Featuring Herbie peaked at number 16 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Hé, biloute! Monte l'son! Hein!” by Ch'ti DJ peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2003, “I Begin To Wonder” by Dannii Minogue peaked at number 7 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “I Finally Found Someone” by Barbra Streisand And Bryan Adams peaked at number 40 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2003, “In Da Club” by 50 Cent peaked at number 16 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Je veux te voir” by Yelle peaked at number 4 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Let Me Think About It” by Ida Corr vs. Fedde Le Grand peaked at number 29 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Lovesongs (They Kill Me)” by Cinema Bizarre peaked at number 28 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Maria” by Ricky Martin peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Not Gonna Get Us” by t.A.T.u. peaked at number 18 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Number One” by Alexia peaked at number 36 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Play” by Lorie peaked at number 12 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Quand j'ai peur de tout” by Patricia Kaas peaked at number 11 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Quelle chance / September” by Christophe Willem peaked at number 9 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Team” by Lorde peaked at number 24 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Tonight” by Ken Laszlo peaked at number 29 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Tropique” by Muriel Dacq peaked at number 6 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' 2008” by Michael Jackson with Akon peaked at number 10 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “You Said” by Worlds Apart peaked at number 20 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “You're Gorgeous” by Babybird peaked at number 46 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1997, ✪ “Fire Water Burn” by Bloodhound Gang peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Addicted To You” by Avicii peaked at number 16 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Dorthe-Rap” by Manshow peaked at number 10 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Hit 'Em High (The Monstars' Anthem)” by B Real, Busta Rhymes, Coolio, LL Cool J And Method Man peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1997, “It's No Good” by Depeche Mode peaked at number 11 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Let Me Be The One” by The Shadows peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Nude” by Radiohead peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Remember Me” by The Blue Boy peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Shame, Shame, Shame” by Shirley And Company peaked at number 9 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2003, “The Benevolent Volume Lurkings EP” by Xploding Plastix peaked at number 17 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1969, “The Way It Used To Be” by Engelbert Humperdinck peaked at number 7 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2014, ✪ “#SELFIE” by The Chainsmokers peaked at number 33 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Dub” by Apollo Four Forty peaked at number 18 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Am I Wrong” by Nico And Vinz peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Bonjour, bonjour” by Paola peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Dernière danse” by Indila peaked at number 15 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Don't Waste My Time” by Paul Hardcastle: Lead Vocals-Carol Kenyon peaked at number 9 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Down Down” by Status Quo peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1969, “First Of May” by The Bee Gees peaked at number 4 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Jeannie (Die reine Wahrheit)” by Frank Zander peaked at number 21 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Keep The Fire Burnin'” by Future Breeze peaked at number 35 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Knockin' On Heaven's Door” by Selig peaked at number 30 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Kyrie” by Mr. Mister peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Liar Liar” by Cris Cab peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Liebe” by Sido peaked at number 26 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Love Comes Quickly” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 24 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Low” by Flo Rida Featuring T-Pain peaked at number 13 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Manic Monday” by The Bangles peaked at number 4 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Mono” by The Monotones peaked at number 9 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Pony” by Ginuwine peaked at number 29 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Ready To Go” by Republica peaked at number 34 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Something's Happening” by Herman's Hermits peaked at number 6 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Son Of A Preacher Man” by Dusty Springfield peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Strength Of A Woman” by Shaggy peaked at number 26 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Supernatural Superserious” by R.E.M. peaked at number 21 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Team” by Lorde peaked at number 14 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Touch In The Night” by Silent Circle peaked at number 16 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Work” by Kelly Rowland peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2003, “You Drive Me Crazy” by Daniel K. peaked at number 10 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

Italy Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2008, “4 Minutes” by Madonna And Justin peaked at number 1 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Beautiful” by Christina Aguilera peaked at number 8 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Disco Lies” by Moby peaked at number 14 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Logico #1” by Cesare Cremonini peaked at number 4 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Non se ne parla” by Gemitaiz And Madman peaked at number 12 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Nude” by Radiohead peaked at number 2 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Somewhere I Belong” by Linkin Park peaked at number 13 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Stupid Little Things” by Anastacia peaked at number 20 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2003, “When I Get You Alone” by Thicke peaked at number 15 on the Italy pop singles chart.

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In 1654, The Ordinance of Union came into effect, uniting Ireland and Scotland with England.

In 1811, Fur traders employed by John Jacob Astor began building Fort Astoria in present-day Oregon.

In 1833, Charles Gaylor patented the fireproof safe in New York City. Today, these safes are widely used to protect everything from priceless art to sensitive computer software. Some of these safes can burn at 1,700 degrees Fahrenheit for an hour and the contents will still be as cool as a cucumber. Other units can sustain heat up to 400-500 degrees for about the same time without damaging the valuable contents within.

In 1844, Texas became a U.S. territory.

In 1892, The portable typewriter was patented by George C. Blickensderfer.

In 1905, The Hippodrome opened in New York City with the gala musical revue, “A Yankee Circus On Mars”. Realize please, that this extraordinary event was done without the help of even one hippo!

In 1924, Radio station WLS began broadcasting in Chicago

In 1932, The thrill-comedy, “Joe Palooka”, which would also be a popular comic strip, made its debut on CBS Radio this day.

In 1932, Singer and ukulele player Tiny Tim (Herbert Khaury) is born in New York City.

In 1934, The Big Wind: the highest velocity natural wind ever recorded occurred on the Mount Washington, New Hampshire, observatory at 231 MPH!

In 1935, The classic countdown show “Your Hit Parade” debut on radio. Songs were sung by the artists popular at that time such as Doris Day and Frank Sinatra.

In 1946, The Pluto film, “Plutoʹs Kid Brother” is released.

In 1948, 04 x 12 = 48

In 1954, “(Weʹre Gonna) Rock Around The Clock” and “Thirteen Women” were recorded by Bill Haley and His Comets; it was the first white Rock and Roll record ever made; it took place in the Decca Records studio in New York City. This songʹs topping the Billboard singles chart in July of 1955, and is inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1982, and is generally considered to mark the beginning of the rock era. First released as a “B” side, it was featured the following year in the film “Blackboard Jungle”.

In 1955, The polio vaccine of Doctor Jonas Salk was termed “safe, effective and potent” by the University of Michigan Polio Vaccine Evaluation Center. Four billion dimes marched to make this possible.

In 1955, “Your Hit Parade,” a nationally broadcast radio program featuring the hit records of the day, celebrates its 20th anniversary.

In 1957, R.C., “Cumberland Gap” by Lonnie Donegan peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart and stayed there for five weeks.

In 1958, “Have Gun, Will Travel” Cultured, dapper, and literate, Paladin (Richard Boone) was a professional gunslinger with a sense of honor. The series was not afraid to use controversial issues as plots, even painful chapters from Americaʹs past, such as the exploitation of Chinese immigrants. In “Hey Boyʹs Revenge,” Paladinʹs Chinese friend Hey Boy gets into trouble for trying to solve the murder of his brother, a new immigrant who protested the deplorable working conditions of his railroad gang — and was killed for it. Always using his might for right, Paladin not only frees Hey Boy, he brings the killer to justice.

In 1961, Percy Faithʹs “Theme From A Summer Place” wins a Best Record Grammy, and Bob Newhart wins two — Best New Artist And Best Album — for “Button Down Mind.”

In 1961, Marty Robbins won a Grammy Award for “El Paso”

In 1963, The Beatles release the single “From Me to You” in the U.K.

In 1968, Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention perform at the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Dinner in New York City. Zappa looks down at the audience and declares the event “a load of pompous hokum…All year long you people have manufactured this carp, now for one night youʹre gonna have to listen to it!” Zappa later remarks, “We played the ugliest [music] we could…Thatʹs what they expected us to play.”

In 1969, “Hawaii Five-O” by Ventures entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1969, Simon and Garfunkelʹs “The Boxer” is released.

In 1972, KGB-FM 101.5 in San Diego made its debut as a rock and roll station.

In 1972, The Rolling Stones released their “Exile On Main Street” LP.

In 1972, “Marty Feldman Comedy Machine”, TV Variety; debut on ABC. Heʹs got Marty Feldman eyes.

In 1973, Rolling Stone reports a Buffalo Springfield reunion may be in the works. Says original member Richie Furay now with Poco, “Itʹs all up to Neil right now.” Stephen Stills have given his consent as has the original bassist Bruce Palmer and drummer Dewey Martin. The reunion doesnʹt happen.

In 1974, A-B-CʹS IN CONCERT: CHUCK BERRY (ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC, ROLL OVER BEETHOVEN, REELIN AND ROCKIN, JOHNNY B. GOODE) is saluted by fellow stars BO DIDDLEY and JOHNNY RIVERS (MAYBELLENE).

In 1975, All three versions of Peter Townshendʹs rock opera “Tommy” were on the record charts simultaneously. One was Ken Russellʹs movie version, another was by The Who, and the third was done classical style by the London Symphony Orchestra.

In 1975, R.C., “Once You Get Started” by Rufus featuring Chaka Khan peaked at number ten on the pop singles chart.

In 1975, R.C., “Philadelphia Freedom” by Elton John peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1975, R.C., “Poetry Man” by Phoebe Snow peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1975, Linda Ronstadtʹs “When Will I Be Loved” is released.

In 1975, The movie version of “Tommy” opens.

In 1976, In a “Village Voice” interview, Robert Redford stated that “Beverly Hills sucks.”

In 1976, “Break The Bank”, TV Game Show, returned to ABC.

In 1977, On Opening Day, fans attending the Comiskey Park contest receive a foam ball with the idea of having the first pitch of the White Sox season thrown by everybody in the stands. The concept is the brainchild of Rudie Schaffer, team owner Bill Veeckʹs right-hand man, also credited with the Bat Day promotion and the innovative exploding scoreboard.

In 1979, “Whodunnit?” (1979 version), TV Game Show, debut on NBC. The low ratings indicated notenoughpeoplecaredforit?

In 1980, R.C., “And The Beat Goes On” by The Whispers peaked at #19 on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, R.C., “Off The Wall” by Michael Jackson peaked at number ten on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, R.C., “Working My Way Back To You” by The Spinners peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1981, It was the “official” launch of the day David Tanny began compiling his celebrity birtdays and some notable facts in what would eventually be shared with other people all over the world as the first entries of Daveʹs Datebooks were pencilled in on cheap notebook paper. The first entry: the space shuttle “Columbia” blasted off from Cape Canaveral on its first test flight. How appropriate! The other first entries: yesterdayʹs Van Halen-Bertinelli wedding four years to the day his pet bird Tweety died, and the disputed birthdates of Jesus Christ.

In 1981, Joe Louis, the famed heavyweight boxing champion, died at age 66; Louis held the world title for a record twelve years and won 68 of his 71 professional fights.

In 1981, The Writers Guild of America went on strike against the producers over money issues.

In 1981, The Columbia was launched on the first U.S. space shuttle flight. The crowd of more than 3,000 VIPs oohed-and-aahed, shouting, “Go Baby Go,” and staring into the bright early-morning sky long after Columbia was out of sight over the Atlantic Ocean.

In 1982, “American Fool” album by John Mellencamp was released

In 1982, “I Love Rock ʹnʹ Roll” album by Joan Jett and The Blackhearts was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA

In 1982, “I Love Rock ʹnʹ Roll” single by Joan Jett and The Blackhearts was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1984, NBCʹs “The Duck Factory,” a short-lived sitcom about the workings of a struggling animation studio, comes to life. It will become famous as one of the early jobs for star (and future megastar) Jim Carrey. Also in the cast are Jack Gilford, Don Messick (Smurfsʹ cartoon voicist), and Teresa Ganzel.

In 1984, “Louie Louie Day” was held in Olympia, Washington as an attempt is made to make it the State Song (the effort failed).

In 1985, Finola Hughes made her soap opera debut as Anna Devane on “General Hospital.”

In 1986, R.C., “Great Gosh AʹMighty! (Itʹs A Matter Of Time)” by Little Richard peaked at #42 on the pop singles chart.

In 1986, R.C., “I Canʹt Wait” by Stevie Nicks peaked at #16 on the pop singles chart.

In 1986, R.C., “Letʹs Go All The Way” by Sly Fox peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart.

In 1986, R.C., “What You Need” by INXS peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1986, Go-Goʹs lead singer Belinda Carlisle marries actor Morgan Mason.

In 1987, A rock record smashing at a Dallas church turned into a confrontation when rock music fans started shouting “Jesus loves rock ʹnʹ roll!”

In 1987, How to infiltrate the youth culture of Los Angeles? Perhaps with some hip young undercover officers who arenʹt afraid to fink to The Man? Officers Tom, Doug, Judy and Harry are assigned to a specially-created division of the L.A.P.D. as a very mod squad who get their assignments from their their gruff-but-lovable commander at the abandoned chapel at “21 Jump Street,” debuting this evening on FOX.

In 1988, The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a patent to Harvard University for a genetically engineered mouse, the first time a patent was granted for an animal life form. We always thought Walt Disney would have gotten the first patent on such a mouse, but his creation was nothing more than a Mickey Mouse effort.

In 1989, Former middleweight boxing champion Sugar Ray Robinson died in Culver City, California, at age 67.

In 1989, Capitol releases Garth Brooksʹ self-titled debut album

In 1990, Judith Ivey stars as a city slicker returning home to save her dadʹs failing bait-and-tackle shop in NBCʹs “Down Home.” Ted Danson uses some of his “Cheers” clout as a coproducer.

In 1990, Pete Martell discovers a fish “in the percolator…IN THE PERCOLATOR!” on “Twin Peaks.”

In 1992, “Eerie, Indiana” TV Mystery last aired on NBC.

In 1993, Pink Floydʹs “Dark Side of the Moon” album was back on the album charts after Capitol Records released a 20th anniversary limited edition CD.

In 1993, “Comedy Video Classics” video by Ray Stevens was released

In 1994, Chesty Love, an exotic dancer, legally claimed her surgical breast implants as a business expense.

In 1994, Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: Chicago artist Dwight Kalb carved a 180-pound ham into a statue of Madonna, which was sent to David Letterman. Unlike the real McCoy, this ham couldnʹt say the f-word.

In 1995, NOTE NATURE: Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: The most-Remembered show from Lettermanʹs two happy seasons atop the late-night heap was his 48th birthday program, when a luscious Drew Barrymore jumped on Daveʹs desk, did a bump and grind and then — HEL-lo! — flashed the host. You can say that was just a late-night moment, but as any viewer will tell you, the moment lassted all night long. Also, New York City Mayor Rudolph Giuliani chooses a new slogan for his city — “We Can Kick Your Cityʹs Ass.” Also on the show with Barrymoreʹs breasts, comedian Al Franken promoting “Stuart Saves His Family” which opens in theaters this day and goes on to gross the titanic sum of $911,310.

In 1995, The transfer of the Rams from Los Angeles to Saint Louis was approved by a vote of the NFL clubs at a meeting in Dallas. The Rams agreed to pay the league $30 million relocation fee and $17 million in personal seat license revenue.

In 1996, Disneyʹs stop-animated “James and the Giant Peach” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1997, The crime drama “Leaving L.A.” and the anthology “Gun” debut on ABC. Leaving left ABC in a few months while Gun was fired almost immediately!

In 1997, Oscar De La Hoya, who already had three world titles after only 53 months as a professional won number four when he dethroned World Boxing Council welterweight champion Pernell Whitaker in a unanimouns 12-round decision. The victory was the 24th for the undefeated DeLa Hoya and it left Whitaker without a world title of some description for the first time in ten years.

In 1999, NBC stuns the soap world by announucing the cancellation of long-running hit “Another World.” It will be replaced July fifth by the loopy supernatual telanovella clone “Passions.”

In 2003, “Hunter” returned to NBC with new episodes, but nobody noticed.

In 2006, Weird Al Yankovic recorded the songs “Polkarama!” for his CD “Straight Outta Lynwood”. He also recorded “Youʹre Pitiful”, which couldnʹt be released on CD for legal reasons.

In 2007, Kobe Bryant records his ninth 50-point performance of the season as the Los Angeles Lakers drop a 118-110 decision to the Los Angeles Clippers. Bryantʹs 50-point efforts are the most in a season since Wilt Chamberlain also had nine during the 1964-65 season playing with Philadelphia and San Francisco.

In 2013, Opponents of the late Margaret Thatcher take a kind of musical revenge on the former prime minister, pushing the song “Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead” up the British charts in a posthumous protest over her polarizing policies.

In 2014, “Comedy Underground with Dave Attell” began airing on Comedy Central

In 2019, Actress Georgia Engel, best known as Georgette on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” died in New Jersey at the age of 70.

In 2048, 04 x 12 = 48

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[Mauritius] Ougadi
[North Carolina] Halifax Independence Day (1776)
[Russia] Cosmonauts Day.
[USA] Big Wind Day
[USA] Billiards Day
[USA] Catcher's Mask Day (1877)
[USA] D.T.'s Datebook Born (1981, Space Shuttle inspiration)
[USA] National Tap Dance Party Day
[USA] Space Probe Day/Space Shuttle Day (1981)
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Astrological sign: Aries: The Ram (3-21 thru 4-19); Aries people are bold, impulsive and confident. Body part associated with this sign: The head. Element: Fire. Occupations: Exploration, the military, entrepreneur, outdoor engineering, fireman. Ruling Planet: Mars. Traits: Energetic, assertive, impulsive.
Astrological sign: Taurus: The Bull (4-20 thru 5-20); Ruling Planet: Venus. Element: Earth. Traits: Determined, persistent, loyal. Body part associated with this sign: The neck. Occupations: Farming, the arts (music), work requiring research, building, hand work.
Flower: Sweet Pea and Daisy
Gem: Diamond
Full Moon: the Pink moon
Astrological sign: Taurus: The Bull (4-20 thru 5-20); Ruling Planet: Venus. Element: Earth. Traits: Determined, persistent, loyal. Body part associated with this sign: The neck. Occupations: Farming, the arts (music), work requiring research, building, hand work.
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