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The Big Datebook for May 8

Last Updated 06-07-2021

✍⚛🎭Sir David Attenborough -- is 95 in the year 2021 and 96 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1926
Author, Scientist, Naturalist, Environmentalist, TV Host, TV Producer, English

Gary Snyder -- is 91 in the year 2021 and 92 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1930
Poet
Misc: [Japhy Ryder], beat poet (Rip Rap & Cold Mountain Poems)
Book Titles: Turtle Island, The Real Work, A Place in Space, Mountains and Rivers Without End

🎭Salome Jens -- is 86 in the year 2021 and 87 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1935
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Star Trek Deep Space Nine (as The Female Changeling)
Movie Titles: Green Lantern, Norm of the North, Cats and Dogs, Seconds

🎵Jerry Moss -- is 86 in the year 2021 and 87 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1935
Hall of Famer, Music Executive
Misc: co-founder of A&M Records along with Herb Alpert

Thomas Pynchon -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1937
Novelist

🎭🎵Gary Glitter -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1940
Stage Actor, Songwriter, Pop Singer, English
Names/Places: RN:Paul Francis Gadd
Misc: King of Glam Rock mid-1970s; some say b. in 1944
Song Titles: Rock and Roll (Part 2)

🎭🎵Toni Tennille -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1940
TV Talk Show Hostess, Variety Show Hostess, Songwriter, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Montgomery, Al.
Group Names: The Captain and Tennille
TV Shows: The Captain and Tennille (1976-1977)

🎭Jim Mitchum -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1941
Actor
Names/Places: Robert's son
Movie Titles: Monster, In Harm's Way, Blackout, Moonrunners

🎵Jack Blanchard -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1942
Songwriter, Keyboardist, Saxophonist, Country Singer
Group Names: Jack Blanchard and Misty Morgan
Song Titles: Tennessee Bird Walk, Humphrey the Camel
Album Titles: Birds of a Feather, Two Sides of Jack and Misty

🎵🎸Paul Samwell-Smith -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1943
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Bassist, British
Group Names: The Yardbirds

🎵🎸Bill Legend -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1944 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Names/Places: RLN:Fifield
Group Names: T. Rex

🎵Dorothy Coombs Morrison -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1944
Gospel Singer
Group Names: Edwin Hawkins Singers

🎵🎷Keith Jarrett -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1945
Composer, Jazz Pianist
Misc: technically phenomenal

🎵🎸Phil Sawyer -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1947
Music Producer, Rock & Roll Musician, English
Group Names: Spencer Davis Group

🎭Mark Blankfield -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1950
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Fridays (regular)
Movie Titles: Dracula: Dead and Loving It, Jekyll and Hyde...Together Again, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, The Incedible Shrinking Woman

🏆Claire Rambeau -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1951 N.S.
Model, Playmate
Misc: October 1971

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🎭Deborah Harmon -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1951 N.S.
TV Actress
TV Shows: The Ted Knight Show, Leo & Liz in Beverly Hills, Just The Ten Of Us (as Elizabeth Lubbock), M*A*S*H (as various nurses)
Movie Titles: Used Cars, Bachelor Party

🎵🎸Chris Frantz -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1951
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Hip-Pop Drummer, New Wave Drummer, American
Names/Places: b. in New York, NY; FN:Charlton Christopher
Misc: some say b. May 9
Group Names: Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club

🎵Philip Bailey -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1951
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Percussionist, Gospel Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer, Funk Singer
Names/Places: b. in Denver, Co.
Misc: Conga
Group Names: Earth Wind & Fire (co-lead), soloist
Song Titles: Easy Lover (with Phil Collins)
Album Titles: Chinese Wall

✍🎭Beth Henley -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1952
Dramatist/Playwright, Actress
Movie Titles: Crimes of the Heart, Miss Firecracker, True Stories, Nobody's Fool

🎵🎸Alex Van Halen -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1953
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Heavy Metal Drummer, Dutch (Netherlands)
Names/Places: Eddie's brother
Misc: some say June 8, 1950, or 1955
Group Names: Van Halen

🎵🎸Billy Burnette -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1953
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: John's son
Misc: some say b. May 6 or 7 or 1954
Group Names: Fleetwood Mac

🎭David Keith -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1954
TV/Movie Actor, Director
Movie Titles: An Officer and a Gentleman, Behind Enemy Lines, Daredevil, U-571; Flesh and Blood

🎭Raoul Max Trujillo -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1955 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Mayans M.C.

🎭Jeff Wincott -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1956
Actor, Producer/Director, Canadian
TV Shows: Night Heat (as Det. Frank Giambone)
Movie Titles: Unstoppable, The Invasion, Prom Night

🏆🏈Bill Cowher -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1957 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NFL Coach, NFL Linebacker
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Eagles (player), Cleveland Browns (player and later coach), Kansas City Chiefs (coach), Pittsburgh Steelers (coach)
TV Shows: The NFL Today (commentator)

🏆🏁🏊Deana Deardruff -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1957
Swimmer, Olympic Athlete
Misc: 4 X 100m swimmer (Olympic-gold-1972)

🏆🏈Ronnie Lott -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1959
Hall of Famer, NFL Safety, College Football Player
Misc: 4x Super Bowl Champion, 10x Pro Bowl, 8x AP First Team All-Pro, 4x NFC champion; 49ers #2 retired; in the College Football and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: USC, San Francisco 49ers (1981-1990), Los Angeles Raiders (1991-1992), New York Jets (1993-1994), Kansas City Chiefs (1995)

🎵🎸Eric Brittingham -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1960
Heavy Metal Bassist
Group Names: Cinderella

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Bill De Blasio -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1961
Mayor
Misc: New York City

🏆🏒Rick Zombo -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1963
NHL Player

🎭Cheryl Richardson -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1964
Soap Actress
TV Shows: General Hospital

🎭Melissa Gilbert-Brinkman -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1964
TV/Stage Actress
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles, comedian Paul's daughter, Sara's sister, Bo Brinkman's ex-wife
TV Shows: The Little House on the Prarie (as Laura Ingalls Wilder), Sweet Justice (as Kate Delacroy)

📰🎭Krista Errickson -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1964 N.S.
Journalist, Actress, Producer
Misc: retired from acting in 1994
TV Shows: Hello Larry (as Diane)
Movie Titles: Little Darlings, Jekyll and Hyde...Together Again

🏆🏁Robert Allen "Bobby" Labonte -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1964 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer

🎵🎸Dave Rowntree -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1964
Political Activist, Alternative Rock Drummer, English
Group Names: Blur

🎵🎸Pepper Keenan -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1967
Singer, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: Corrosion of Conformity

🎭Julianne Morris -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1968 N.S.
Actress

🏆⚾Dave Mlicki -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1968
MLB Pitcher

🎵Del Gray -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1968
Country Drummer
Group Names: Little Texas

🎭Michael E. Rodgers -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1969
Actor, Scottish
Movie Titles: Auto Focus, The Patriot, Gia, Red Rose

🏆🏈Brad Culpepper -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1969
NFL Player, College Football Player

🏆🏈Carlos Brooks -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1971
NFL Player

🏆🏈Stephen Ingram -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1971
NFL Player

🏆⚾Todd Greene -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1971
MLB Catcher

🎭🎵Darren Hayes -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1972
Comedian, Songwriter, Pop Singer, Australian
Group Names: Savage Garden

🏆🏈Chris Sanders -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1972
NFL Wide Receiver

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🏆🏒Ray Whitney -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1972
NHL Player, Canadian
Names/Places: NN: The Wizard

🎭Kam Heskin -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1973
Actress
TV Shows: Sunset Beach, Passions

🎭Jodhi May -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1975
Actress, Director, English
Movie Titles: The Gambler

🎵Enrique Iglesias -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1975
Singer, Spanish
Names/Places: Julio's son

🎭🏆Jennifer Walcott -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1977
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: August 2001

🎵Joe Bonamassa -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1977
Songwriter, Blues Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Bloodline, soloist

🎭Matthew Davis -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1978
Actor
TV Shows: The Vampire Diaries (as Alaric Saltzman)
Movie Titles: Legally Blonde, Tigerland, Pearl Harbor

🏆⚽Cindy Parlow -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1978 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Soccer Coach, American
Names/Places: RN: Cynthia Marie Parlow; aka Cindy Parlow Cone

🎵Ana Maria Lombo -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1978
Pop Singer, Colombian
Group Names: Eden's Crush

🏆Josie Maran -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1979
Model

🎭Stephen Amell -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1981 N.S.
Actor, Producer, Canadian
TV Shows: Arrow (as Oliver Green and Green Arrow), The Flash

🏆⚾Adrián González -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1982 N.S.
MLB Player
Misc: 5x All-Star, 2x Silver Slugger, 4x Gold Glove; active as of 2015
Sports Teams: San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers

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🎭Jonathan Hernandez -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1983
Actor
Movie Titles: The Bucket List, Goal! The Dream Begins, Spanglish, Beverly Hills Cop III

🎭Elyes Gabel -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1983
Actor, English
TV Shows: Casualty (as Guppy), Scorpion (was Walter O'Brien), Body of Proof, Game of Thrones

🎵Patrick Meese -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1983 N.S.
Drummer, Soul Musician
Sports Teams: Neo-soul drummer
Group Names: Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats

🎭Julia Whelan -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1984
Actress
TV Shows: Once and Again (as Grace Manning)

🎭Sean O'Connor -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1985 N.S.
Comedian

🎭Sapan Verma -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1989 N.S.
Comedian, India

🎭🎵Nora Anezeder -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1989 N.S.
Actress, Singer, French
TV Shows: Zoo (as Chloe Tousignant)
Movie Titles: Safe House, Manic, The Words, Paris 36

🏆🏀Kemba Walker -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1990 N.S.
NBA Player

🎭🏆Olivia Culpo -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1992 N.S.
Actress, Beauty Pagent Winner, Model
Misc: Miss USA 2012, Miss Universe 2012

🏆🏀Sam Dekker -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1994 N.S.
NBA Player, College Basketball Player

Chance Connor Willey -- is 26 in the year 2021 and 27 in the year 2022; b.5/8/1995
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Marie Bartels and Walt's son

Lily Pearl Black -- is 20 in the year 2021 and 21 in the year 2022; b.5/8/2001
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Lisa Hartman and Clint's daughter

Aiden Marshall Marshall -- is 17 in the year 2021 and 18 in the year 2022; b.5/8/2004
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Tracey Gold and Roby's son

Luciaia "Lucie" Madeline Puleo -- is 16 in the year 2021 and 17 in the year 2022; b.5/8/2005
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Nancy St. Alban and Chris' daughter

Gus Phillips -- is 12 in the year 2021 and 13 in the year 2022; b.5/8/2009
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Julie Bowen and Scott's son

John Phillips -- is 12 in the year 2021 and 13 in the year 2022; b.5/8/2009
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Julie Bowen and Scott's son

Otis Tobias Maguire -- is 12 in the year 2021 and 13 in the year 2022; b.5/8/2009
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Jennifer and Tobey's son

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✍📰Edward Gibbon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/27/1737 J-LD or 5/8/1737 N.S. d.1/16/1794 N.S. (56)
Author, Historian, English, German
Book Titles: The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Phillis Wheatley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1753 d.12/5/1784 (31)
Poet
Misc: the first black woman to publish a book

⚛💰Thomas Hancock -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1786 d.3/26/1865 (78)
Inventor, Merchant, English
Misc: rubber patents, founded a British rubber industry

💰William Henry Vanderbilt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1821 d.12/8/1885 (64)
Philanthropist
Misc: railroad magnate who nearly doubled the Vanderbilt family fortune established and in large part bequeathed to him by his father, Cornelius; father of Cornelius II.

✍💰Jean Henri Dunant -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1828 d.10/30/1910 (82)
Author, Philanthropist, Swiss
Misc: founder of the Red Cross Movement; shared the first Nobel Peace Prize

🎵Louis Moreau Gottschalk -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1829 d.12/18/1869 (40)
Composer, Pianist
Misc: the first internationally recognized U.S. pianist

Augusta Jane Evans -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1835 d.5/9/1909 (74)
Novelist

George M. Beard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1839 d.1/23/1883 (43)
Scientist, Engineer, Physician

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Oscar Hammerstein -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1847 d.8/1/1919 (72)
Scientist, Inventor, German
Misc: Cigar maker, opera impresario & theater builder; Oscar II's granddad

John "Bet A Million" Gates -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1855 N.S. d.8/9/1911 N.S. (56)
Inventor
Misc: Promoter; Speculator; barbed wire manufacturer which became the American Steel & Wire Co.

🏆⚾Dennis Joseph "Big Dan" Brouthers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1858 N.S. d.8/2/1932 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, MLB First Baseman
Sports Teams: Troy Trojans (1879-1880), Buffalo Bisons (1881-1885), Detroit Wolverines (1886-1888), Boston Beaneaters (1889), Boston Reds (1890-1891), Brooklyn Grooms (1892-1893), Baltimore Orioles (1894-1895), Louisville Colonels (1895), Philadelphia Phillies (1896), New York Giants (1904)

🎭🎵Russell Hunting -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1864 d.2/20/1943 (78)
Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Singer
Misc: a comic entertainer, a pioneer sound recordist, and an influential figure in the early years of the recording music industry.

🎨Robert Aitken -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1878 d.1/3/1949 (70)
Sculptor

Harry S Truman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1884 d.12/26/1972 (88)
President/Vice President
Names/Places: b. in Lamar, Mo.; The 'S' doesn't stand for anything (thus no period); d. in Kansas City, MO
Misc: 33rd U.S. President (1945-1952); 34th U.S. Vice President

✍📰Thomas B. Costain -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1885 d.10/8/1965 (80)
Author, Novelist, Journalist, Editor, Canadian

🏆🏒Herb Gardiner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1891 d.1/11/1972 (80)
Hall of Famer, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played 1921-1929
Sports Teams: Calgary Tigers, Montreal Canadiens, Chicago Black Hawks

🏆⚾Chet "Red" Hoff -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1891 N.S. d.9/24/1998 N.S. (107)
MLB Pitcher
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (1911-15)

🏆🏌Francis DeSales Quimet -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1893 d.9/2/1967 (74)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: in 1913 he ended regulation play tied with golf legends Harry Vardon and Edward Ray; He beat them both in an 18-hole playoff to win the U.S. Open title. Quimet was from a poor family and caddied as a youngster to earn extra money.

🏆⚾Edd Roush -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1893 d.3/21/1988 (94)
Hall of Famer, MLB Center Fielder
Names/Places: RFN:Edward
Misc: World Series champ (1919), 2x NL batting champ
Sports Teams: Chicago White Sox (1913), Indianapolis Hoosiers (1914), Newark Peppers (1915), New York Giants (1916), Cincinnati Reds (1916-1926), New York Giants (1927-1929), Cincinnati Reds (1931)

✍⛪🎭Bishop Fulton J. Sheen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1895 d.12/9/1979 (84)
Author, Religious Leader, Roman Catholic, Priest, TV Host
Names/Places: RFN:Peter
TV Shows: Life Is Worth Living, The Bishop Sheen Program

🏆🥊José Gómez -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1895 d.5/16/1920 (25)
Bullfighter, Spanish
Names/Places: RN: Joselito el Gallo

Edmund Wilson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1895 d.6/12/1972 (77)
Author, Critic

📰Friedrich Hayek -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1899 d.3/23/1992 (92)
Economist

🎵🎷Jack Bland -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1899 d.10/1/1968 (69)
Guitarist, Jazz Performer

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🎭Arthur Q. Bryan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1900 d.11/30/1959 (59)
TV/Radio Actor, TV Host, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: Elmer Fudd voicist
TV Shows: Fibber McGee & Molly, Major Hoople

🏆⚾Turkey Stearnes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1901 d.9/4/1979 (78)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Figure
Misc: was an African American outfielder in the Negro Leagues.
Sports Teams: Nashville Giants (1920), Montgomery Grey Sox (1921), Detroit Stars (1923-1931, 1937), New York Lincoln Giants (1930), Kansas City Monarchs (1931, 1934, 1938-1940), Chicago American Giants (1932-1935, 1937-1938), Philadelphia Stars (1936)

🎭Fernandel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1903 d.2/26/1971 (67)
Movie Actor, Comedian, French
Names/Places: RN:Fernand Joseph Desire Contandin

🎵🎷"Red" Nichols -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1905 d.6/28/1965 (60)
Cornetist, Trumpeter, Bandleader, Jazz Performer
Names/Places: RN:Ernest Loring

🎭Roberto Rossellini -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1906 d.6/4/1977 (71)
Movie Director, Italian
Names/Places: Ingrid Bergman's ex-
Misc: d. June 3?

🎵🎷Mary Lou Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1910 d.5/28/1981 (71)
Arranger, Composer, Jazz Pianist

🎵Robert Johnson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1911 N.S. d.8/16/1938 N.S. (27)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Blues Singer/Guitarist, Folk Singer
Names/Places: NN:Father of Folk Blues

Rudolf Flesch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1911 d.10/5/1986 (75)
Educator
Book Titles: Why Johnny Can't Read

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🎨🎭Bob Clampett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1913 N.S. d.5/2/1984 N.S. (70)
Animator, Producer/Director, Puppeteer
Misc: created Beany & Cecil, Tweety, Porky Pig, & Bugs Bunny
TV Shows: Time for Beany, Beany and Cecil

🏆🥊Fritzie Zivic -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1913 d.5/16/1984 (71)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🎭John Archer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1915 d.12/5/1999 (84)
Movie Actor
Names/Places: Anne's dad
Misc: Radio announcer who introduced "The Shadow"

🏆🏁🏊John Herbert Higgins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1916 N.S. d.8/1/2004 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, American
Misc: Swimming Coach

🏆🏒John Mariucci -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1916 O.S. d.3/23/1987 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Coach, Hockey Player
Misc: coached 1938-1952
Sports Teams: University of Minnesota, Providence Reds, Chicago Black Hawks, U.S. Coast Guard Cutters, St. Louis Flyers, Minneapolis Millers

⚖💰🏆⚽João Havelange -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1916 d.8/16/2016 N.S. (100)
Lawyer, Businessperson, Soccer Player, Brazilian
Misc: president of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) from 1974-1988; also a member of International Olympic Committee.

🎖John Birch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1918 N.S. d.8/25/1945 N.S. (27)
Military Leader
Misc: WWII hero captain

🎭Lex Barker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1919 d.5/11/1973 (54)
Movie Actor
Names/Places: RN:Alexander Crichlow Barker Jr.
Movie Titles: Tarzan (series 1949-53)

🎨🎭Saul Bass -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1920 d.4/25/1996 (75)
Animator, Producer/Director, American
Misc: pioneered a revolution in feature film credits sequences, incorporating innovative graphic design and animation.

🎭Robert Todd Storz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1924 d.4/13/1964 (39)
Hall of Famer, Radio Broadcaster
Names/Places: NN: The Father of the Top 40 Radio Format.

🏆🏁🏇Laz Barrera -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1924 d.4/25/1991 (66)
Hall of Famer, Horse Trainer

🏆🏁A. J. Watson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1924 d.5/12/2014 (90)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: in the Motorsports Hall of Fame though not a racer but a car builder and chief mechanic from 1949 to 1984 in the Indianapolis 500, winning the race seven times.

🎭Don Rickles -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1926 N.S. d.4/6/2017 N.S. (90)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, TV Host, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: b. in Long Island, NY
Misc: Roast telecasts fave
TV Shows: The Don Rickles Shows, CPO Sharkey (as CPO Otto Sharkey), Foulups-Bleeps-and Blunders, Daddy Dearest (as Al Mitchell)
Movie Titles: Toy Story (as Mr. Potato Head)

✍⚖Theodore Sorensen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1928 d.10/31/2010 (82)
Author, Presidential Aide
Misc: under JFK

🎵Benny Martin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1928 d.3/13/2001 (72)
Fiddler, Country Singer

💰John C. Bogle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1929 N.S. d.1/16/2019 N.S. (89)
Philanthropist, Investor
Misc: Business Magnate; founder and chief executive of The Vanguard Group.
Book Titles: Common Sense on Mutual Funds: New Imperatives for the Intelligent Investor

🎭🎵Miyoshi Umeki -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1929 d.8/28/2007 (78)
TV/Movie Actress, Singer, Japanese
TV Shows: Courtship of Eddie's Father (as Mrs. Livingston), Arthur Godfrey
Movie Titles: Sayonara

🏆🏈Doug Atkins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1930 d.12/30/2015 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive
Names/Places: b. r. Humboldt, TN
Misc: 8x Pro Bowl,, 4x First Team All-Pro; Saints #81 retired, Tennessee Volunteers #91 retired; in the College Football and Pro Football Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Tennessee, Cleveland Browns (1953-1954), Chicago Bears (1955-1966), New Orleans Saints (1967-1969)

🏆Robert Lynn "Bob" Clotworthy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1931 N.S. d.6/1/2018 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, American

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🎭🏆🥊Sonny Liston -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1932 d.12/30/1970 (38)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Boxer
Misc: heavyweight boxer champ (1962-64)

🏆⚽Jack Charlton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1935 N.S. d.7/10/2020 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
Misc: OBE, DL; centre-half and manager

🏆⚾Mike Cuellar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1937 d.4/2/2010 (72)
MLB Player
Misc: AL Cy Young Award winner in 1969
Sports Teams: Baltimore Orioles

✍📰Peter Bradford Benchley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1940 d.2/11/2006 (65)
Novelist, Journalist
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Book Titles: Jaws, The Deep

🎭🎵Ricky Nelson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1940 d.12/31/1985 (45)
Hall of Famer, TV/Radio Actor, Music Producer, Composer, Singer/Guitarist, Country-Pop Performer
Names/Places: b. in Teaneck, NJ; Ozzie & Harriet's son, David's brother, Tracy's dad, Kris Harmon's husband; RN:Eric Hilliard Nelson
Song Titles: A Teenager's Romance, I'm Walkin', Be-Bop Baby, Stood Up, Believe What You Say, Poor Little Fool, Lonesome Town, Never Be Anyone Else But You, Travelin' Man, Hello Mary Lou, Teen Age Idol, It's Up To You, For You, Garden Party
Album Titles: Ricky, Ricky Nelson, Rick is 21, Garden Party
TV Shows: The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (as himself)

🎵John Fred -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1941 d.4/15/2005 (63)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Pop Singer
Names/Places: LN:Gourrier
Group Names: John Fred and His Playboy Band
Song Titles: Judy In Disguise

🎵🎸Euclid James "Motorhead" Sherwood -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1942 N.S. d.12/25/2011 N.S. (69)
Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: the Mothers Of Invention

🎵🎸Danny Whitten -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1943 d.11/18/1972 (29)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Rock & Roll Performer
Group Names: Crazy Horse

🎭Reid Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1949 d.10/16/2001 N.S. (52)
Actor
TV Shows: Chase, The Chisholms

🎭Stephen Furst -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1954 N.S. d.6/16/2017 N.S. (63)
Actor
TV Shows: St. Elsewhere (as Dr. Elliot Axelrod), Delta House (as Flounder), Babylon 5 (as Vir)
Movie Titles: National Lampoon's Animal House, The Dream Team

🏆🏁🏊Andrea Pollack -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1961 N.S. d.3/13/2019 N.S. (57)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, East German

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🏆🏈Korey Stringer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/8/1974 d.7/31/2001 (27)
NFL Player

Edward Winslow -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/18/1595 J-LD d.5/8/1655 J-LD (59)
Governor, English
Misc: founder of the Plymouth colony in Massachusetts.

Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/26/1743 N.S. d.5/8/1794 N.S. (50)
Scientist, Chemist, French
Names/Places: NN:The Father of Modern Chemistry

🎖💰Robert (Banker) Morris -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/20/1734 O.S. or 1/31/1734 N.S. d.5/8/1806 N.S. (72)
Revolutionary, Financier, Merchant, English
Misc: banker who came to be known as the financier of the U.S. War of Independence (1775-83); Declaration of Independence signer

👑King Kamehameha I Of Hawaii -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1756 d.5/8/1819
King, Hawaiian
Misc: may have died between May 8 and 14 of 1819; he is celebrated on June 11 of each year in Hawaii, the first king from 1795-1819; born sometime between 1740 and 1758

🎖John Stark -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/28/1728 d.5/8/1822 (93)
Revolutionary, General
Misc: U.S. War of Independence; led attacks that cost the British nearly 1,000 men and contributed to the surrender of the British general John Burgoyne at Saratoga by blocking his retreat line across the Hudson River (1777).

🎖⚛Jules Sébastian César Dumont d'Urville -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/23/1790 d.5/8/1842 (51)
Naval Officer, Explorer, French

✍📰John Stuart Mill -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/20/1806 d.5/8/1873 (66)
Philosopher, Economist, English
Misc: political; Utilitarian

Gustave Flaubert -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/12/1821 d.5/8/1880 (58)
Novelist, French

Helena "Madame" Blavatsky -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/31/1831 O.S. or 8/12/1831 N.S. d.5/8/1891 N.S. (59)
Religious Leader, Russian
Misc: Theosophical Society Founder

✍📰Paul L. Ford -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/23/1865 d.5/8/1902 (37)
Author, Novelist, Historian, Biographer

🎨Paul Gauguin -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/7/1848 d.5/8/1903 (54)
Painter, French
Names/Places: b. in Paris; FN:Eugene Henri
Misc: post impressionist

🎨⚛Edward Muybridge -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/9/1830 d.5/8/1904 (74)
Photographer, Inventor, English
Misc: pioneered the study of motion in photography.

Horace Wyman -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/27/1827 d.5/8/1915 (87)
Inventor
Misc: 260 patents related to looms & textile machinery

✍📰Oswald Spengler -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/29/1880 d.5/8/1936 (55)
Philosopher, Historian, German
Book Titles: The Decline of the West

🎭William Fox -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/1/1879 d.5/8/1952 (73)
Movie Producer, Hungarian
Misc: founder of the Fox Film Corp.

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🎨Rollin Kirby -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/4/1875 d.5/8/1952 (76)
Editorial Cartoonist
Misc: political cartoonist who gave modern cartooning decisive impetus in the direction of graphic simplicity and high symbolic value.

🎨⚛Norman Bel Geddes -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/27/1893 d.5/8/1958 (65)
Architect, Designer, Aeronautical
Misc: aerodynamics

🏆🏒George S. Dudley -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/19/1894 d.5/8/1960 (66)
NHL Player, Canadian
Misc: hockey pioneer

🎭James Fairfax -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/10/1897 d.5/8/1961 (63)
Actor
TV Shows: Ramar of the Jungle, Gale Storm Show (as Cedric)

📰Carmel Snow -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/21/1887 d.5/8/1961 (73)
Editor
Group Names: Harper's Bazaar

🏆🥊Freddie Miller -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/3/1911 d.5/8/1962 (51)
Hall of Famer, Boxer

🎵Skip Farrell -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/9/1918 d.5/8/1962 (43)
Singer

🎭Barbara Payton -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/16/1927 d.5/8/1967 (39)
Actress

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✍🎭Elmer Rice -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/28/1892 d.5/8/1967 (74)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Producer
Names/Places: RMLN:Leopold Reizenstein

🎵La Verne Andrews -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/6/1915 d.5/8/1967 (51)
Singer
Names/Places: Maxine & Patty's sister
Misc: d. June 8?; some say b. June 16 or 1913
Group Names: The Andrews Sisters

🎵Larry Morey -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/26/1905 d.5/8/1971 (66)
Lyricist

🎵Graham Bond -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/28/1937 N.S. d.5/8/1974 N.S. (36)
Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Saxophonist, English

🎨George Baker -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/22/1915 d.5/8/1975 (59)
Animator, Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: The Sad Sack

🏆🏌Fred McLeod -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/25/1882 d.5/8/1976 (94)
Hall of Famer, Golfer, Scottish

🏆🏀Charles D. "Chuck" Hyatt -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/28/1908 d.5/8/1978 (70)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player
Misc: National championship (Pittsburgh, 1928, 1930); College All-America (1929, 1930); Helms Foundation Player of the Year (1930)
Sports Teams: University of Pittsburgh

🎨Norman Mingo -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/20/1896 d.5/8/1980 (84)
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Illustrator
Misc: Alfred E. Newman

💰🎭Neil Bogart -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/3/1943 d.5/8/1982 (39)
Executive, Producer
Misc: Casablanca & Boardwalk President who guided Donna Summer and the Village People, among others, to success

🏆🏁Gilles Villeneuve -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/18/1950 d.5/8/1982 (32)
Auto Racer, Canadian
Misc: 6x Grand Prix champ

John Fante -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1909 d.5/8/1983 (74)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Screenwriter

🎵🎷Wendell Culley -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/8/1906 d.5/8/1983 (77)
Jazz Trumpeter
Misc: worked with Cab Calloway, Lionel Hampton and Count Basie principally as a section player

📰💰Lila Bell Acheson Wallace -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/25/1889 d.5/8/1984 (94)
Publisher, Editor, Philanthropist, Canadian
Misc: Founded Readers Digest with hubby Dewitt

🎭Dolph Sweet -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/18/1920 d.5/8/1985 (64)
Actor
TV Shows: Edge of Night, Another World, Gimme a Break (as Chief Carl Kanisky)

Theodore Sturgeon -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/26/1918 d.5/8/1985 (67)
Sci-fi Writer
Misc: horror author

Robert A. Heinlein -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/7/1907 d.5/8/1988 (80)
Sci-fi Writer
Misc: an author who helped develop Science Fiction as a sophisticated mode of literary expression
Book Titles: Four Hugos, Red Planet

🎵Rudolf Serkin -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/28/1903 d.5/8/1991 (88)
Pianist, Czech
Misc: a 20th century great

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🎭George Peppard -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/1/1928 d.5/8/1994 (65)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Detroit, MI; 2x Elizabeth Ashley's hubby
TV Shows: Dynasty (pilot episode), Banacek (as Thomas Banacek), Dr.'s Hospital, The A-Team (as Col. John 'Hannibal' Smith)
Movie Titles: Breakfast at Tiffany's

🏆🏈James Edward "Jim" Finks -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/31/1927 N.S. d.5/8/1994 N.S. (66)
Hall of Famer, NFL Executive, NFL Coach, NFL Player
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Steelers (1949-1955), Calgary Stampeders (CFL, 1957), Notre Dame (coach 1956), Calgary Stampeders (CFL, coach 1960), Calgary Stampeders (CFL, administrator 1957-1964), Minnesota Vikings (administrator 1964-1973), Chicago Bears (administrator 1974-1982), Chicago Cubs (administrator 1983-1984), New Orleans Saints (administrator 1986-1992)

🏆🥊Luis Miguel Dominguín -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/9/1926 d.5/8/1996 (69)
Bullfighter, Matador, Spanish
Names/Places: RN:Luis Miguel Gonzalez Lucas

🎨✍Garth Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/16/1912 d.5/8/1996 (84)
Illustrator, Children's Author
Book Titles: Charlotte's Web, Little House On The Prarie

🏆🏁🚲Beryl Burton -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/12/1937 d.5/8/1996 (58)
Bicyclist, English
Misc: won record (7) women's cycling titles

🎭Dana Plato -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/7/1964 d.5/8/1999 (34)
Actress
Names/Places: b. in Maywood, CA
TV Shows: Diff'rent Strokes (as Kimberly Drummond)

🎭Sir Dirk Bogarde -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/28/1920 d.5/8/1999 (79)
Movie Actor, Movie Director, English
Names/Places: b. in London; RN:Derek Jules Gaspard Ulric Niven Van Den Bogaerde
Misc: some say b. 1921

🎭X Brands -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/24/1927 d.5/8/2000 (72)
Actor
Names/Places: FN:Jay
TV Shows: Yancy Derringer (as Pahoo-Ka-Ta-Wah)

📰🏆Samuel Harold "Sam" Lacy -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/23/1903 N.S. d.5/8/2003 N.S. (99)
Hall of Famer, Editor, Columnist, Sports Commentator, Sports Writer

✍🎭John Barbour -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/24/1929 N.S. d.5/8/2004 N.S. (75)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Comedian, TV Host, TV Producer, Canadian
TV Shows: Real People

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🏆⚽Patrick Ntsoelengoe -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/26/1952 d.5/8/2006 (54)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, South African

🎵🎸Carson Whitsett -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/1/1945 d.5/8/2007 N.S. (62)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Keyboardist
Group Names: Booker T & the MGs

🎭Dorothy Green -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/12/1920 d.5/8/2008 (88)
Actress
TV Shows: Tammy

🎭🎵Eddy Arnold -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/15/1918 d.5/8/2008 (89)
Hall of Famer, Actor, TV Host, Variety Show Host, Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Henderson, TX; RFMN:Richard Edward; NN:The Tennessee Plawboy and The Country Crosby
TV Shows: The Eddy Arnold Show

🏆⚾Dominic "Dom" DiMaggio -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/12/1917 N.S. d.5/8/2009 N.S. (92)
MLB Outfielder
Names/Places: NN:The Little Professor; Joe's brother
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox

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

🎨✍Maurice Sendak -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/10/1928 d.5/8/2012 (83)
Illustrator, Children's Author
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RFN:Bernard
Book Titles: Where The Wild Things Are

Nicholas Katzenbach -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/17/1922 d.5/8/2012 (90)
Government Official
Misc: former Attorney General

🎭Jeanne Cooper -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/25/1928 d.5/8/2013 (84)
Soap Actress, TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: Corbin Bernsen's mother
TV Shows: Young & the Restless (as Katherine Kay Chancellor-Sterling)

✍🎭Bryan Forbes -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/22/1926 d.5/8/2013 (86)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director, English
Movie Titles: Stepford Wives

🎭Nancy Malone -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/19/1935 d.5/8/2014 (79)
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: The Guardian, Naked City (as Liberty), The Long Hot Summer (as Clara)

🎵🎸Bobby Irwin -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/23/1953 d.5/8/2015 (62)
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Nick Lowe, Van Morrison, Bryan Ferry,

🎭William Schallert -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/6/1922 d.5/8/2016 N.S. (93)
Actor
Misc: guested on many series TV shows
TV Shows: Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (as Mr. Leander Pomfritt), Patty Duke Show (as Martin Lane), Nancy Walker Show, Hardy Boys (as Carson Drew), Nancy Drew Mysteries (as Carson Drew), Little Women, Ike, New Gidget (as Russ Lawrence), Torkelsons (as Wesley Hodges)
Movie Titles: Innerspace, In the Heat of the Night (1967)

🎵🎷Dave Pell -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/26/1925 d.5/8/2017 N.S. (92)
Reeds, Bandleader, Jazz Saxophonist

George Deukmejian -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/6/1928 N.S. d.5/8/2018 N.S. (89)
Governor
Misc: of California 1983-1991

⚛🎭Jim Fowler -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/9/1930 N.S. d.5/8/2019 N.S. (89)
Naturalist, Zoologist, TV Host
TV Shows: Wild Kingdom (assistant, host in 1985)

🎭Roy Horn -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/3/1944 N.S. d.5/8/2020 N.S. (75)
Magician
Misc: of Siegfried and Roy

🎵Mark Barkan -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1934 N.S. d.5/8/2020 N.S. (85)
Music Producer, Songwriter
Misc: wrote songs for many artists and TV cartoon bands such as The Archies and The Monkees
Song Titles: The Tra La La Song (Theme For The Banana Splits Adventure Hour)
TV Shows: The Banana Splits Adventure Hour (musical director)

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🎵Andre Harrell -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/26/1960 N.S. d.5/8/2020 N.S. (59)
Music Executive
Misc: Babyface, Mary J. Blige

Spencer Silver -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/6/1941 N.S. d.5/8/2021 N.S. (80)
Chemist
Misc: co-inventor with Arthur Fry of the Post-It Note.

🎵🎷Curtis Fuller -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/15/1934 N.S. d.5/8/2021 N.S. (86)
Jazz Trombonist

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1971, ✪ “Chick-A-Boom (Don't Ya Jes' Love It)” by Daddy Dewdrop peaked at number 9 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, ✪ “Chim, Chim, Cheree” by New Christy Minstrels peaked at number 81 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, ✪ “Crazy Downtown” by Allan Sherman peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, ✪ “The Beatles Movie Medley” by The Beatles peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, ✪ “Welcome Back (Theme From 'Welcome Back, Kotter')” by John Sebastian peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “(The Bees Are For The Birds) The Birds Are For The Bees” by The Newbeats peaked at number 50 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “A Woman Can Change A Man” by Joe Tex peaked at number 56 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “American Honey” by Lady Antebellum peaked at number 25 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “And Roses And Roses” by Andy Williams peaked at number 36 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Anywhere” by 112 Featuring Lil Zane peaked at number 15 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Baby Step Back” by Gordon Lightfoot peaked at number 50 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Bad Water” by Raeletts peaked at number 58 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Be Good To Me Baby” by Luther Ingram peaked at number 97 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Beechwood 4-5789” by The Carpenters peaked at number 74 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Broken” by The Guess Who peaked at number 55 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Cast Your Fate To The Wind” by Sounds Orchestra peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Cat People (Putting Out Fire)” by David Bowie peaked at number 67 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Chariots Of Fire” by Vangelis peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Come In Out Of The Rain” by Wendy Moten peaked at number 55 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Come On Over” by Olivia Newton-John peaked at number 23 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Count Me In” by Gary Lewis And The Playboys peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Don't Pull Your Love/Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye” by Glen Campbell peaked at number 27 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Don't Take Your Love Away” by Avant peaked at number 37 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Down So Long” by Jewel peaked at number 59 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Drive Me Wild” by Sawyer Brown peaked at number 44 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Everyday Without You” by Hamilton, Joe Frank And Reynolds peaked at number 62 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Fallen Angel” by Frankie Valli peaked at number 36 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Finally” by T.G. Sheppard peaked at number 58 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Fly Away” by Lenny Kravitz peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Fool For Your Love” by Jimmy Hall peaked at number 77 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Forever Lovers” by Mac Davis peaked at number 76 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Freedom” by Jimi Hendrix peaked at number 59 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Game Over” by Lil Flip peaked at number 15 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Gimmie That Girl” by Joe Nichols peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Gone Crazy” by Alan Jackson peaked at number 43 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Goodbye My Lover Goodbye” by The Searchers peaked at number 52 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Hang Fire” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 20 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Harmless” by Mulberry Lane peaked at number 99 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Hate Me Now” by NAS Featuring Puff Daddy peaked at number 62 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “I Am...I Said” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “I Do Love You” by Billy Stewart peaked at number 26 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “I Drive Myself Crazy” by *N Sync peaked at number 67 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1954, “I Really Don't Want To Know” by Les Paul And Mary Ford peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “I'm In Love Again” by Pia Zadora peaked at number 45 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “It's Gonna Be Alright” by Gerry And The Pacemakers peaked at number 23 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “It's Got The Whole World Shakin'” by Sam Cooke peaked at number 41 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Kiss Of Life” by Sade peaked at number 78 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “La La Love” by Bobby Ross Avila peaked at number 86 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Let's Go Through The Motions” by Jodeci peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Let's Hang On” by Barry Manilow peaked at number 32 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Life” by K-Ci And JoJo peaked at number 60 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Like A Prayer” by Glee Cast Featuring Lea Michele, Jonathan Groff, Cory Monteith, Chris Colfer And Amber Riley peaked at number 27 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Lil Freak” by Usher Featuring Nicki Minaj peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Livin' La Vida Loca” by Ricky Martin peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Love And Understanding” by Kool And The Gang peaked at number 77 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Man On The Corner” by Genesis peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Moonlight Serenade” by Bobby Vinton peaked at number 97 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “My Chick Bad” by Ludacris Featuring Nicki Minaj peaked at number 11 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Nevada Fighter” by Michael Nesmith And The First National Band peaked at number 70 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Never Can Say Goodbye” by The Jackson 5 peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Nothin' My Love Can't Fix” by Joey Lawrence peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Nothing Really Matters” by Madonna peaked at number 93 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Ooh Baby Baby” by The Miracles peaked at number 16 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Reach Out Your Hand” by Brotherhood Of Man peaked at number 77 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Save Your Tears” by The Weeknd peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Show Me The Way (Live)” by Peter Frampton peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Since You're Gone” by The Cars peaked at number 41 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Sitting Home” by Total peaked at number 42 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Solo” by Iyaz peaked at number 32 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1948, “St. Louis Blues March” by Tex Beneke peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Stars On 45 III (A Tribute To Stevie Wonder) aka Stars on Stevie” by Stars On 45 peaked at number 28 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “The Animal Trainer And The Toad” by Mountain peaked at number 76 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “The Entertainer” by Tony Clarke peaked at number 31 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1954, “The Man With The Banjo” by The Ames Brothers peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Theme From 'Magnum P.I.'” by Mike Post peaked at number 25 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Turn On Your Radar” by Prism peaked at number 64 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Whipped Cream” by Herb Alpert peaked at number 68 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Wish You Were Here” by Mark Wills peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Woman's Got Soul” by The Impressions peaked at number 29 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Work That Body” by Diana Ross peaked at number 44 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1954, “Young At Heart” by Frank Sinatra peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1982, ✪ “The Beatles Movie Medley” by The Beatles peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1999, ✪ “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Break Your Heart” by Taio Cruz Featuring Ludacris peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Buddy X” by Neneh Cherry peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Crazy On You” by Heart peaked at number 25 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Do Me Right” by Detroit Emeralds peaked at number 95 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Eighteen” by Alice Cooper peaked at number 7 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Hiding From Love” by Rosetta Stone peaked at number 46 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “I Thought It Took A Little Time” by Diana Ross peaked at number 53 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “I Wish I Were” by Andy Kim peaked at number 22 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1965, “I'm Telling You Now” by Freddie And The Dreamers peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “If” by Bread peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “In The Mood” by Sound peaked at number 74 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Key Largo” by Bertie Higgins peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Like A Prayer” by Glee Cast Featuring Jonathan Groff And Lea Michele peaked at number 27 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Live Till You Die” by Emitt Rhodes peaked at number 73 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Livin' On The Edge” by Aerosmith peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Looking For Space” by John Denver peaked at number 36 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Lorelei” by Styx peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Love Is The Drug” by Roxy Music peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Man From The City” by Humphrey And The DT's peaked at number 30 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Man On The Corner” by Genesis peaked at number 28 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “No More Country Music” by C.W. McCall peaked at number 77 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Oh, Singer” by Jeannie C. Riley peaked at number 62 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “One Step / More Often Than Not” by David Wiffen peaked at number 85 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Over” by Drake peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Perfect” by Hedley peaked at number 7 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Save Your Tears” by The Weeknd peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “So Let Our Love Begin” by Ginette Reno peaked at number 61 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Someone Who Cares” by Kenny Rogers And The First Edition peaked at number 54 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Stars On 45 III (A Tribute To Stevie Wonder) aka Stars on Stevie” by Stars On 45 peaked at number 45 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “The Animal Trainer And The Toad” by Mountain peaked at number 72 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2004, “The Ex” by Billy Talent peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “The Pushbike Song” by The Mixtures peaked at number 31 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1982, “There Are No Secrets” by Straight Lines peaked at number 40 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Waldo P. Emerson Jones” by Pickettywitch peaked at number 83 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Way Down Deep” by Bobby Curtola peaked at number 74 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Whistling Away The Dark” by Henry Mancini And His Orchestra peaked at number 82 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Yes I Can” by Valdy peaked at number 63 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1976, ✪ “Manchester United” by Manchester United Football Club peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, ✪ “This Time (We'll Get It Right) / We'll Fly The Flag” by England World Cup Squad '82 peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, ✪ “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “A Little You” by Freddie And The Dreamers peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Air Hostess” by Busted peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “All By Myself” by Eric Carmen peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Beat Mama” by Cast peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1954, “Bimbo” by Ruby Wright peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Blossoms Falling” by Ooberman peaked at number 39 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Blue For You / This Time (Live)” by Wet Wet Wet peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Body Language” by Queen peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Bullet In The Head” by Rage Against The Machine peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Cherish The Day” by Plummet peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Child Of The Universe” by Taucher peaked at number 74 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Convoy Gb” by Laurie Lingo And The Dipsticks peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “De Niro” by Disco Evangelists peaked at number 59 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)” by Delfonics peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Disco Lady” by Johnnie Taylor peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Dream Sweet Dreams” by Aztec Camera peaked at number 67 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Ever So Lonely” by Monsoon peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Fallen Angel” by Frankie Valli peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Fernando” by ABBA peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Fit But You Know It” by The Streets peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Freak Me” by Silk peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Freak On A Leash” by Korn peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Funny, Funny” by The Sweet peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Get Up And Boogie (That's Right)” by Silver Convention peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Girlfriend's Story” by Gemma Fox Featuring MC Lyte peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Godhopping” by Dogs Die In Hot Cars peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Good Times” by Roll Deep peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Hey Papi” by Alex Cartana peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Hurt” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “I Ain't New Ta This” by Ice-T peaked at number 62 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “I Am Not A Robot” by Marina And The Diamonds peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “I Love Rock And Roll” by Joan Jett And The Blackhearts peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “I Won't Let You Down” by Ph.D. peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “I'm So Into You” by SWV peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “If Everybody Looked The Same” by Groove Armada peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Invisible” by Tilt peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “It Don't Come Easy” by Ringo Starr peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Kiss Of Life” by Sade peaked at number 44 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Know Your Rights” by The Clash peaked at number 43 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Korean Bodega” by Fun Lovin' Criminals peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Last Time” by Becky Hill peaked at number 39 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Life Is Too $hort Girl” by Sheer Elegance peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Like A Prayer” by Glee Cast Featuring Lea Michele, Jonathan Groff, Cory Monteith, Chris Colfer And Amber Riley peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Love Me Like A Lover” by Tina Charles peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Ma Baker / Somebody Scream” by Boney M. vs. Horny United peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1954, “Make Love To Me” by Jo Stafford peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Movie Star” by Harpo peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “No Scrubs” by TLC peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Nobody” by Toni Basil peaked at number 52 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Oh No, Not My Baby” by Manfred Mann peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Once Upon A Time” by Tom Jones peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Packet Of Peace” by Lionrock peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Raw” by Melky Sedek peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Ready Or Not” by DJ Dado peaked at number 51 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Remember Me” by Diana Ross peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Rosetta” by Georgie Fame And Alan Price peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Run On” by Moby peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Say It's Over” by N-Dubz peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Secret Love” by Kelly Price peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “See Jungle (Jungle Boy) TV Savage” by Bow Wow Wow peaked at number 45 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2010, “She's Always A Woman” by Billy Joel peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Solitary Man” by HIM peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Stay” by Barry Manilow peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Summerlands” by Beijing Spring peaked at number 53 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Sunny” by Boogie Pimps peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Switched On Swing” by The Kings Of Swing Orchestra peaked at number 48 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “That's The Way Love Goes” by Janet Jackson peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “The Love In Your Eyes” by Daniel O'Donnell peaked at number 47 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “The Only Living Boy In New York EP” by Everything But The Girl peaked at number 42 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Toast Of Love” by The Three Degrees peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Tribal Dance” by 2 Unlimited peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Try Jah Love” by Third World peaked at number 47 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Under My Wheels” by Alice Cooper peaked at number 66 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Version Of Me” by Thousand Yard Stare peaked at number 57 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1982, “View From A Bridge” by Kim Wilde peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1976, “You're The Reason Why” by The Rubettes peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1976, ✪ “I Like Beer / From A Mansion To A Honky Tonk” by Tom T. Hall peaked at number 70 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1993, ✪ “Mr. Wendal / Revolution” by Arrested Development peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, ✪ “Pop Goes The Movies” by Meco peaked at number 100 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, ✪ “Wordy Rappinghood / (You Don't Stop) Wordy Rappinghood” by Tom Tom Club peaked at number 44 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1976, “All By Myself / Everything” by Eric Carmen peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, “America In My Head / Alone” by Metro peaked at number 81 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Average Inadequacy / Machinations Of Dance” by The Machinations peaked at number 98 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Awful” by Hole peaked at number 44 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Baby” by Justin Bieber Featuring Ludacris peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Beautiful Girl” by INXS peaked at number 34 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Black Stick” by The Cruel Sea peaked at number 25 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Blue Eyes / Hey Papa Legba” by Elton John peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain / Bandera” by Willie Nelson peaked at number 57 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Come And Stay With Me” by Marianne Faithfull peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Doesn't Somebody Want To Be Wanted” by The Partridge Family peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Every Morning” by Sugar Ray peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Every You Every Me” by Placebo peaked at number 46 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Goldfinger” by Shirley Bassey peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, “I Love Rock And Roll / Love Is Pain” by Joan Jett And The Blackhearts peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1976, “It Should Have Been Me / You Can't Judge A Book By its Cover” by Yvonne Fair peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Late Last Night / Time For A Change” by Split Enz peaked at number 93 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Love Machine (Part 1) / Love Machine (Part 2)” by The Miracles peaked at number 89 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Me And Bobby McGee” by Janis Joplin peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2004, “My Band” by D12 Featuring Eminem peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, “My Own Way / Like an Angel” by Duran Duran peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Naughty Girl” by Beyoncé peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2010, “One Time” by Justin Bieber peaked at number 23 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Protect Your Mind (Braveheart)” by DJ Sakin And Friends peaked at number 18 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Put Your Hands Up” by The Black And White Brothers peaked at number 34 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Reelin' And Rockin'” by The Dave Clark Five peaked at number 12 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Rough Around The Edges / Three's a Crowd” by Johnny Chester And Hotspur peaked at number 99 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Rump Shaker” by Wreckx-N-Effect peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Slow Jamz” by Twista Featuring Kanye West And Jamie Foxx peaked at number 26 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2010, “So Lonely” by Chris Sorbello peaked at number 39 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Still / Circle” by Roy Orbison peaked at number 56 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Strong Enough” by Cher peaked at number 11 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Super Freak (Part I) / Super Freak (Part II)” by Rick James peaked at number 26 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1976, “That's Why I Love You / A Note From You” by Andrew Gold peaked at number 96 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2004, “This Love” by Maroon 5 peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Ticket To Ride / Yes It Is” by The Beatles peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Until The Time Is Through” by Five peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1999, “We Like To Party! (The Vengabus)” by Vengaboys peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Who Do You Love / It Ain't Easy When You Fall” by Ian Hunter peaked at number 83 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Who Loves Ya Baby / Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You)” by Telly Savalas peaked at number 76 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1999, “You Get What You Give” by New Radicals peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1982, ✪ “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by Tight Fit peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1982, “(Oh) Pretty Woman” by Van Halen peaked at number 47 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “A Touch Of Love” by Cleopatra peaked at number 40 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Angel Of Mine” by Monica peaked at number 36 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Beserk Warriors” by Mental As Anything peaked at number 50 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Dream Weaver” by Gary Wright peaked at number 31 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Five Miles Out” by Mike Oldfield peaked at number 44 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “For The Love Of It” by Salmonella Dub peaked at number 12 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Freak On A Leash” by Korn peaked at number 43 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” by Happy Nation peaked at number 48 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Honey To The Bee” by Billie peaked at number 5 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “I Will Always Love You” by Tears 'n Joy peaked at number 47 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2004, “I'm Really Hot” by Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott peaked at number 25 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “In Your Care” by Tasmin Archer peaked at number 37 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Informer” by Snow peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “It Must Be Love” by Satellite Spies peaked at number 9 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Little Miss Can't Be Wrong” by Spin Doctors peaked at number 5 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Livin' On The Edge” by Aerosmith peaked at number 11 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Love Hurts” by Nazareth peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Make A Move On Me” by Olivia Newton-John peaked at number 22 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Never Let You Go” by Justin Bieber peaked at number 16 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Oceans” by Pearl Jam peaked at number 16 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2004, “One Call Away” by Chingy Featuring J. Weav peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Part Of Me” by Stellar* peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Ring Ring” by Björn And Benny, Anna And Frida (pre-ABBA) peaked at number 17 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Seven Waters” by Annie Crummer peaked at number 18 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2004, “She Wants To Move” by N*E*R*D peaked at number 11 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Some Guys Have All The Luck” by Robert Palmer peaked at number 49 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Sweet Lady” by Tyrese peaked at number 47 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Sweet Love” by Company Of Strangers peaked at number 32 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “The Myth” by Hinewehi Mohi peaked at number 46 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Through The Wire” by Kanye West peaked at number 16 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Titles From Chariots Of Fire” by Vangelis peaked at number 8 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Tom's Party” by T-Spoon peaked at number 13 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Truganini” by Midnight Oil peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Up And Down” by Vengaboys peaked at number 27 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Walking In The Rain” by Grace Jones peaked at number 34 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2004, “What About Me” by Shannon Noll peaked at number 10 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “What's So Different?” by Ginuwine peaked at number 16 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1999, “You Don't Know Me” by Armand Van Helden Featuring Duane Harden peaked at number 15 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Your Love Is My Drug” by Kesha peaked at number 15 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1976, “Baretta's Theme (Keep Your Eye On The Sparrow)” by Sammy Davis, Jr. peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Bed Of Roses” by Bon Jovi peaked at number 9 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Blote jongens in het park / In The Ghetto” by Paul de Leeuw / Bob de Rooy peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Body Language” by Queen peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Brief aan jou” by The Opposites Featuring Trijntje Oosterhuis peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Can I Get A...” by JAY-Z Featuring Amil And Ja Rule peaked at number 30 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Don't Tear Me Up” by Mick Jagger peaked at number 31 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Don't Tell Me” by Avril Lavigne peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Donderdag de zevende” by Het Holland Duo peaked at number 38 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Ever So Lonely” by Monsoon peaked at number 42 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1976, “File” by André van Duin peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Geloven in het leven” by 3js peaked at number 9 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Give It Up” by The Good Men peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1965, “Go Now!” by The Moody Blues peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Hip Hop Hooray” by Naughty By Nature peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2004, “I Like It” by Narcotic Thrust peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “I Love Rock And Roll” by Joan Jett And The Blackhearts peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “I Ran (So Far Away)” by A Flock Of Seagulls peaked at number 46 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “I Wanna Dance” by Katmandu peaked at number 30 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1976, “I Wanna Stay With You” by Gallagher And Lyle peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2004, “If I Were You” by Candee Jay peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1971, “In Your Eyes (I Can See The Lies)” by Tee Set peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Jacqueline” by Eddy Zoëy peaked at number 23 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Jamaica” by Doris D And The Pins peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Just Want To Taste Your Wine” by Billy Swan And The Jordanaires peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Love Story” by Francis Lai And His Orchestra peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Make It Alone” by Powerplay peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Miss You Nights” by Cliff Richard peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2004, “My Band” by D12 peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “My Camera Never Lies” by Bucks Fizz peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1999, “No Scrubs” by TLC peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Nothing I Won't Do” by Special D. peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Puerto de Llansa (Lady Rose)” by Jack Jersey peaked at number 35 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Save Me” by G-Lontra Featuring Chelc-D peaked at number 29 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Sex Appeal” by 3T peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1971, “The Leader” by Unit Gloria peaked at number 28 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “The Rhythm Of The Jungle” by The Quick peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “The Second Time” by Elaine Paige peaked at number 50 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Thinking Of You (I Drive Myself Crazy)” by *N Sync peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2010, “This Is Who We Are” by Di-rect peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Time” by Stone peaked at number 32 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Titles From Chariots Of Fire” by Vangelis peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Un banc, un arbre, une rue” by Séverine peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Underneath The Blanket Go” by Gilbert O'Sullivan peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1971, “United” by Drafi peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Whataya Want From Me” by Adam Lambert peaked at number 23 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2010, “You're The Voice” by Dutch X Factor 2010 peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1999, ✪ “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Alla vi” by Friends In Need peaked at number 29 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Bye Bye Baby” by TQ peaked at number 13 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1976, “December, 1963 (Oh, What A Night)” by The Four Seasons peaked at number 11 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Drömmar av guld” by Pimp Diddy peaked at number 25 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Ebony And Ivory” by Paul McCartney And Stevie Wonder peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Eldorado” by Isadora Juice peaked at number 9 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Eloise” by Arvingarna peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1982, “From Small Things, Big Things Will Come” by Dave Edmunds peaked at number 15 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Ge mig en öl” by Kenneth And The Knutters peaked at number 26 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Grow Some Funk Of Your Own” by Elton John peaked at number 17 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Happy Nation” by Ace Of Base peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Hate S3X” by May Qwinten peaked at number 18 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Here Without You” by 3 Doors Down peaked at number 14 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Hot” by Inna peaked at number 14 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Hurricane” by Rebound! peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Här stannar jag kvar” by Sandra Dahlberg peaked at number 8 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1976, “I Love To Love (But My Baby Loves To Dance)” by Tina Charles peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2004, “I Promised Myself” by A*Teens peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2010, “If We Ever Meet Again” by Timbaland Featuring Katy Perry peaked at number 19 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1993, “M-Rock Theory” by Stonefunkers peaked at number 14 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Mars Needs Women” by Miranda [SE] peaked at number 43 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Måne över haväng” by Ulf Lundell peaked at number 21 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Narcotic” by Liquido peaked at number 15 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1982, “No Chance” by Bob Fish peaked at number 18 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Nur geträumt” by Blümchen peaked at number 30 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2010, “OMG” by Usher Featuring will.i.am peaked at number 28 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Only With You” by Captain Hollywood Project peaked at number 5 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Protect Your Mind (Braveheart)” by DJ Sakin And Friends peaked at number 23 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Regret” by New Order peaked at number 19 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Suga Suga” by Baby Bash peaked at number 28 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Sweet Dreams My L.A. Ex” by Rachel Stevens peaked at number 24 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1993, “The Power Ballads” by Popsicle peaked at number 38 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Through The Wire” by Kanye West peaked at number 27 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Too Lost In You” by Sugababes peaked at number 30 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Too Young To Die” by Jamiroquai peaked at number 30 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Twist Of Fate” by Emilia peaked at number 37 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2010, “You Believed” by Pandora Featuring Matt Hewie peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2010, ✪ “Blah, Blah, Blah” by Kesha Featuring 3OH!3 peaked at number 21 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2004, ✪ “Dragostea din teï” by Haiducii peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1999, ✪ “Hi! My Name Is” by Eminem peaked at number 24 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1999, “A Life So Changed” by Blue Nature peaked at number 22 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Breathe Easy” by Blue peaked at number 7 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Der Verfall” by Der Verfall peaked at number 30 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Don't Tell Me” by Avril Lavigne peaked at number 12 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Good Sign” by Emilia peaked at number 34 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Heut' ist mein Tag” by Blümchen peaked at number 36 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Hey, Soul Sister” by Train peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Hollywood” by Hohenlohe peaked at number 28 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Ich will raus (Sehnsucht) '99” by Kami And Purple Schulz peaked at number 40 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2010, “In meinem Leben” by Nena peaked at number 11 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Music Drives Me Crazy” by Jam The House Featuring Princess peaked at number 12 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2004, “My Band” by D12 peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Orgasmo Beats” by Orgasmo peaked at number 13 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Sie bleibt” by Sido peaked at number 18 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Sing Hallelujah!” by Dr. Alban peaked at number 7 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Suga Suga” by Baby Bash peaked at number 8 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Treat Her Like A Lady” by Céline Dion peaked at number 16 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Video Life 04” by Bilgeri peaked at number 23 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1999, “We Can Leave The World” by Sasha peaked at number 8 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Welcome To The Station” by Power Pack peaked at number 13 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1993, “What Is Love?” by Haddaway peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1999, “Au nom de la rose” by Moos peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Before The Night” by EXP Featuring Julia peaked at number 25 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Ce matin” by Axelle Red peaked at number 17 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Connected” by Stereo MC's peaked at number 27 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Devenir Cheyenne” by Pow Wow peaked at number 39 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Do You Remember” by Jay Sean Featuring Sean Paul And Lil Jon peaked at number 13 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Enjoy Yourself” by A+ peaked at number 27 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1993, “L'autre finistère” by Les Innocents peaked at number 10 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Ma Baker '99” by Boney M. peaked at number 11 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Naughty Girl” by Beyoncé peaked at number 18 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1993, “P.ower Of A.merican N.atives” by Dance 2 Trance peaked at number 50 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Phorever People” by The Shamen peaked at number 12 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Poupée de cire, poupée de son” by Kim 'Kay peaked at number 30 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Runnin'” by Bass Bumpers peaked at number 36 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Starsky And Hutch 2004” by One-T And Cool-T peaked at number 16 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1982, “Adieu” by Jahn Teigen And Anita Skorgan peaked at number 3 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2010, “All The Right Moves” by OneRepublic peaked at number 10 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Don't Tell Me” by Avril Lavigne peaked at number 12 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2004, “F**k It (I Don't Want You Back)” by Eamon peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Fernando” by ABBA peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Sing Hallelujah!” by Dr. Alban peaked at number 8 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Stamp On The Ground” by Italobrothers peaked at number 11 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Stereo Love” by Edward Maya And Vika Jigulina peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Tribal Dance” by 2 Unlimited peaked at number 4 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Un banc, un arbre, une rue” by Séverine peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2010, ✪ “Blah, Blah, Blah” by Kesha Featuring 3OH!3 peaked at number 30 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1999, “A Life So Changed” by Blue Nature peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Albany” by Roger Whittaker peaked at number 6 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Bring My Family Back” by Faithless Featuring Sabrina Setlur peaked at number 39 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Broken” by Soulsister peaked at number 32 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Don't Tell Me” by Avril Lavigne peaked at number 9 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1999, “End Of Time” by DJ Energy And Tatana peaked at number 48 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Flash In The Night” by Secret Service peaked at number 9 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Hermanita” by Aventura peaked at number 12 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Hot Lips” by Kenny peaked at number 10 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1971, “Hot Love” by T. Rex peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1993, “I Have Nothing” by Whitney Houston peaked at number 39 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1993, “In The Beginning” by Beautiful World peaked at number 37 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Informer” by Snow peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1993, “Livin' On The Edge” by Aerosmith peaked at number 21 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Memories” by The Boyz peaked at number 18 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2010, “No Superstar” by Remady "P&R" peaked at number 5 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Parle-moi” by Nâdiya peaked at number 11 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Rock That Body” by The Black Eyed Peas peaked at number 27 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Save Your Kisses For Me” by Brotherhood Of Man peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1999, “Simarik” by Tarkan peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Suga Suga” by Baby Bash peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1976, “Un angelo” by I Santo California peaked at number 9 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1982, “View From A Bridge” by Kim Wilde peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1999, “We Gonna Stay Together” by Judith peaked at number 15 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1999, “What's It Gonna Be?!” by Busta Rhymes Featuring Janet Jackson peaked at number 41 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

Italy Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2004, “Blu” by Paola And Chiara peaked at number 18 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Diecimilavoci” by Rkomi con Ariete peaked at number 16 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Ho spento il cielo” by Rkomi con Tommaso Paradiso peaked at number 13 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Is It 'cos I'm Cool?” by Mousse T. Featuring Emma Lanford peaked at number 15 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Me o le mie canzoni?” by Rkomi con Gazzelle peaked at number 15 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2004, “My Band” by D12 peaked at number 12 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2021, “Nuovo range” by Rkomi con Sfera Ebbasta peaked at number 1 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2010, “Sole nero” by Litfiba peaked at number 10 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2004, “Where Are We Runnin'?” by Lenny Kravitz peaked at number 13 on the Italy pop singles chart.

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In 1948, The cartoon short “Buccaneer Bunny” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

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In 1952, According to estimates, Mad Magazine debuts in newsstands. The face of Alfred E Neuman predates Mad Magazine by at least 50 years. He appeared often in the various EC publications before Mad was started. Originally he had no name, but writers occasionally attached some name to this ubiquitous face. Two names that were often used were Melvin Coznowski (multiple spellings) and Alfred E Neuman. Mad was originally a comic book. Though William Gaines was instrumental in the founding of the Comics Code Authority, he dropped out over a rule dispute. He dumped all of his comics except Mad, which he renamed Mad Magazine and changed to a not-quite-a-comic-book format.

In 1952, One of the early examples of “Star Search,” ABCʹs “Chance of a Lifetime” (which will move the following year to DuMont, then back to ABC) offers young professional entertainers a chance to be seen, heard and possibly booked into a New York nightclub. Dennis James hosts.

In 1954, Johnny Rayʹs “Such a Night” was banned by the BBC, even though it had topped the United Kingdom chart. Listeners complained that it was “suggestive.”

In 1954, “The Spike Jones Show”, TV Variety, last aired on NBC.

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In 1958, Never get no respect aboard, no respect. Vice President Richard M. Nixon was shoved, stoned, booed and spat upon by anti-American protestors in Lima, Peru.

In 1959, Raquel Tejada wed James Welch and became Raquel Welch. She was 18.

In 1959, The final broadcast of “One Manʹs Family” was heard on NBC Radio after being on the air 27 years. The show had completed 3,256 episodes since its beginning back in 1932.

In 1961, New Yorkers selected a new name for the National League football franchise that would begin play at the Polo Grounds in 1962. The name originally selected, the Metropolitans, was quickly changed to a more catchy one — the Mets.

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In 1971, Joe Frazier defeated Muhammad Ali at New Yorkʹs Madison Square Garden.

In 1975, “Straight Shooter,” the second album by British hard rock band Bad Company, was certified Gold by the RIAA. The bandʹs first album, called “Bad Company” went gold a year earlier.

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In 1976, R.C., “Welcome Back” by John Sebastian peaked at number one on the pop singles chart. It was the theme of the TV series “Welcome Back, Kotter.”

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The Holiday Almanacs May 8, 2022

What's Today?

Today is Sun May the 8 in the year 2022
Jan 1 began on a Sat
This is day 128 of the year
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Holidays

Apparition of St. Michael the Archangel.
Fourth Sunday of Easter
Just Say No Week Begins
National Hospital Week begins.
Let's Go Fishing Day
National Family Reading Week ends.
National Nurses Week Ends
National Walking Week Ends
Public Service Recognition Week Ends
Public Service Recognition Week ends.
German Democratic Republic Liberation Day.
[USA] Emancipation Day (Columbus, Mississippi)
[USA] Harry S. Truman Day (Missouri)
[USA] VE-Day marks the formal celebration of the Allies' victory in Europe during World War II.
[Czechoslovakia] Anniversary of Liberation (1945) thru 5-9
[France, Norway] Liberation Day
[France] Joan of Arc Day
[Helston, England] Furry Day
[Mexico] Higaldo Day
[Missouri] Harry S Truman's Birthday (1884)
[Norway] Liberation Day
[Ribe, Denmark] Stork Day
[Sweden] Ake name day
[USA] Harry Truman's Birthday
[USA] Let's Go Fishing Day.
[USA] National No Socks Day
[World] No Socks Day.
[World] Red Cross Day
[World] V-E Day, Victory in Europe (1945)
Alcohol and Other Drug Related Birth Defects Week Begins
Boycott Veal Day
Infant Mortality Awareness Day
Kiwanis Prayer Week Begins
Mother Ocean Day
National Educational Bosses Week Begins
National Hamburger Week Begins
National Herb Week Ends
National Historic Preservation Week Begins
National Nursing Home Week begins.
National Osteoporosis Prevention Week Begins
National Safe Kids Week Begins
National Salvation Army Week Begins
National Small Business Week Begins
National Stuttering Awareness Week Begins
Rural Life Sunday
Universal Family Week Begins
[USA] Mother's Day (1908)

Reminders

Astrological Sign: Gemini: The Twins (5-21 thru 6-20); Ruling Planet: Mercury. Element: Air. Traits: Mentally active, talkative, versatile. Body part associated with this sign: The arms. Occupations: Crafts, communications, work dealing with intricate problems, sales, small businesses.
Flowers: Hawthorne and Lily of the Valley
Gem: Emerald and Agate
Full Moon: the Flower Moon, the Song Moon and the Hare Moon or the Faery Moon.
Better Hearing Month
Better Sleep Month
Breathe Easy Month
Correct Posture Month
Date Your Mate Month
Electrical Safety Month
Family Support Month
Foot Health Month
Freedom Shrine Month
Fresh Florida Tomato Month
Gazpacho Aficionado Time
Good Car Keeping Month
Healthy Baby Month
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
International Better Hearing Month
Iowa Tourism Month
May's name comes from the Latin word maiores, or elders.
Mental Health Month
Modern Dance Month
Motorcycle Awareness Month
National Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month
National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Month
National Arthritis Month
National Asparagus Month
National Barbecue Month
National Bike Month
National Birds of Prey Month
National Car Maintainence Month
National Correct Posture Month
National Digestive Disease Awareness Month
National Duckling Month
National Egg Month
National Foster Care Month
National Fungal Infection Awareness Month
National Guy Pride Month
National Hair Color Month!
National Hamburger Month
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