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The Big Datebook for August 11

Last Updated 08-12-2021

📰🎭🎵Arlene Dahl -- is 96 in the year 2021 and 97 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1925
Columnist, Actress, TV Hostess, Costume Designer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Minneapolis, MN; Fernando Lamas's widow, Lorenzo's mom
Misc: some say 1924, 1927, or 1928; wed 5x's
TV Shows: Pepsi-Cola Playhouse, One Life to Live
Movie Titles: Journey to the Center of the Earth, Three Little Words, The Adventures of Robin Hood

🎭Allegra Kent -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1937
Actress, Ballerina
Movie Titles: The Addams Family, Bert Stern: Original Mad Man

🏆Elaine Paul -- is 83 in the year 2021 and 84 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1938 N.S.
Model, Playmate
Misc: August 1960

🏆🏈Otis Taylor -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1942
NFL Wide Receiver
Misc: Kansas City Chiefs UPI AFC Player of the Year [1971]: Super Bowl I, IV
Sports Teams: Kansas City Chiefs

🎵🎸Mike Hugg -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1942
Songwriter, Drummer, Keyboardist, Vibraharpist, Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Names/Places: RN: Michael John Hugg
Group Names: Manfred Mann

🎵Kenny Gamble -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1943 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter
Misc: wrote many hit songs with Leon Huff
Song Titles: Expressway To Your Heart, If You Don't Lnow Me By Now, Me and Mrs. Jones (composer), Love Train, TSOP, When Will I See You Again, I Love Music, You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine, Use Ta Be My Girl

🎵🎸Michael James Kale -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1943
Rock & Roll Bassist, Canadian
Group Names: The Guess Who

🎭Ian McDiarmid -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1944
Actor, Director, Scottish
Misc: stage: Hamlet, Measure for Measure, Macbeth
Movie Titles: Star Wars (series as Supreme Chancellor Palpatine/Darth Sidious)

💰Frederick Smith -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1944
Businessperson, Executive
Misc: Federal Express founder

🏆Joey Gibson -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1945 N.S.
Model, Playmate
Misc: June 1967

✍🎭Duncan Preston -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1946 N.S.
Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian, Director, English
Misc: known for his work with Victoria Wood
TV Shows: Surgical Spirit, Emmerdale, Victoria Wood As Seen on TV, Dinnerladies

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✍📰Marilyn vos Savant -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1946 N.S.
Author, Lecturer, Playwright, Columnist
Names/Places: b. in St. Louis, Missouri
Misc: Parade columnist; previously had the highest I.Q. ever recorded (228), a category the Guinness Book of Records has since retired.

🎵John Conlee -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1946
Songwriter, Country Singer
Song Titles: Lay Lay Down, Backside of Thirty, Common Man, I'm Only In It For The Love, In My Eyes, As Long AS I'm Rockin' With You, Got My Heart Set On You
Album Titles: Rose Colored Glasses, In My Eyes, Harmony

🏆🏁🏊Jan Margo Henne -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1947 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American

✍🎭Don Boyd -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1948
Novelist, Screenwriter, Movie Producer/Director, Scottish
Movie Titles: Twenty-One, Mr. Kingdom, Aria, East of Elephant Rock, Goldeneye, 21, The Four Seasons, Look Back in Anger

Tim Hutchinson -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1949 N.S.
Senator

🎵Eric Carmen -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1949
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Bassist, Keyboardist, Pop Singer, Adult-Pop Singer
Group Names: The Raspberries, soloist

💻Stephen Wozniak -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1950
Computer Company Owner
Misc: Apple Computers co-founder

🎵🎸Bob Mothersbaugh -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1952
New Wave Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Devo

🎭Sanford Jensen -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1953
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1992
TV Shows: I Married Dora, Foley Square
Movie Titles: Scrooged, Jagged Edge,

🎭🏆🥊Hollywood Hogan -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1953 N.S.
Hall of Famer, TV Actor, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Terry Gene Bollea; formerly Hulk Hogan
Misc: WWF Wrestling Champ 1984-89
TV Shows: Thunder in Paradise (as R.J. "Hurricane" Spencer)

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🎵🎸Joe (Rock Musician) Jackson -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1954 N.S.
Songwriter, Pianist, Vibraharpist, Bandleader, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Names/Places: RN:David Ian Jackson; b. in Burton upon Trent, England
Misc: NOT Michael's dad!; some say b. 1955
Song Titles: Is She Really Going Out With Him?, Steppin' Out, You Can't Get What You Want (Till You Know What You Want), Sunday Papers, I'm The Man, Beat Crazy, Memphis
Album Titles: Look Sharp!, I'm The Man, Beat Crazy, Night and Day, Body and Soul

🎵🎸Bryan Bassett -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1954
Guitarist, Funk-Rock Musician, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: Wild Cherry

🎵🎸Richie Ramone -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1957
Punk Rock Drummer
Names/Places: RLN:Reinhardt
Group Names: The Ramones

✍🎵David Henry Hwang -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1957
Screenwriter, Playwright, Librettist

✍🎵🎸Jah Wobble -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1958
Poet, Composer, Singer, Alternative Rock Bassist, English
Names/Places: RN: Joseph John Wardle
Group Names: The Pretenders, Public Image Limited

🏆Linda Rhys Vaughn -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1959
Model, Playmate
Misc: April 1982

🏆🏀Craig Ehlo -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1961
NBA Forward, NBA Guard
Sports Teams: Houston Rockets, Mississippi Jets, Cleveland Cavaliers, Atlanta Hawks, Seattle Supersonics

David Brooks -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1961
Political Commentator

🏆🏈Jonathan Hayes -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1962
NFL Player
Sports Teams: Kansas City Chiefs, Pittsburgh Steelers

🏆🏀Ennis Whatley -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1962
NBA Guard
Sports Teams: Kansas City Kings, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers, Washington Bullets, San Antonio Spurs, Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Clippers, Portland Trail Blazers

🎭Miguel A. Núñez Jr. -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1964
Actor, Producer
Misc: AP says b. in 1959
TV Shows: Tour of Duty (as Pvt. Marcus Taylor)
Movie Titles: Scooby-Doo, The Return of the Living, Leathal Weapon 3

🎵Hammish Seelochan -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1964
Singer, British
Group Names: The Pasadenas

🎭Embeth Davidtz -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1965 N.S.
Actress
Movie Titles: Matilda, Schindler's List, Army of Darkness, The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), Bicentennial Man

🎭Viola Davis -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1965
Actress, Producer
Misc: Stage Plays: Everybody's Ruby, King Hedley II, Fences
TV Shows: City of Angels, How To Get Away From Murder (as Annalise Keating)
Movie Titles: Suicide Squad, Antwone Fisher, Prisoners, Doubt, The Help

🎭Duane Martin -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1965
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: All of Us (as Robert James Sr.)
Movie Titles: Above the Rim, Any Given Sunday, White Men Can't Jump

🏆🏒Marc Bergevin -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1965
NHL Manager, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Sports Teams: Chicago Blackhawks, New York Islanders, Hartford Whalers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Detroit Red Wings, St. Louis Blues, Pittsburgh Penguins, Vancouver Canucks

🏆🏈Antonio Goss -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1966
NFL Linebacker, College Football Coach
Sports Teams: San Francisco 49ers, St. Louis Rams

🎭🏆Angelle Brooks -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1967
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Model
TV Shows: V.I.P. (as Maxine de la Cruz), Malcolm and Eddie (as Holly), The Parkers
Movie Titles: The Brothers, Blue Hill Avenue, Book of Love

🎭Joe Rogan -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1967 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, TV Host, Producer
Misc: Podcaster
TV Shows: Newsradio (as Joe Garrelli), Fear Factor (host)

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🏆🏈Mike Lodish -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1967
NFL Tackle
Misc: 2x Super Bowl champion who went to six Super Bowls
Sports Teams: Buffalo Bills, Denver Broncos

🏆🏒Brad Dalgarno -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1967
NHL Right Wing, Canadian

🎭Ashley Jensen -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1968
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Scottish
TV Shows: Extras, Ugly Betty (as Christina McKinney)
Movie Titles: Gromeo and Juliet, The Lobster, How to Train Your Dragon

🎭Sophie Okonedo -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1968 N.S.
Actress, English
Movie Titles: After Earth, Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, Hotel Rwanda, Aeon Flux

🎭🎮Anna Gunn -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1968 N.S.
Actress, Video Game Voice Actress
TV Shows: The Practice (as Jean Ward), Deadwood (as Martha Bullock), Breaking Bad (as Skyler White)
Movie Titles: Lost Souls, Nobody's Baby, Enemy of the State, Red State, Sassy Pants
Video Games: Legacy of Kain: Defiance, Soul Reaver 2

🎵Chris Dave -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1968
Drummer
Group Names: Mint Condition

🎵🎸Charlie Sexton -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1968
Songwriter, Keyboardist, Pianist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Movie Titles: Thelma and Louise, Boyhood

🎭🎵Eddie Garcia -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1970
Actor, Musician
Group Names: The Guys Next Door
TV Shows: The Guys Next Door
Movie Titles: Boogie Nights, Bringing Down the House, Percy Jackson and the Olympians: Lightning Thief, Relax...It's Just Sex!

🎵Ali Shaheed Muhammad -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1970
Hip Hop Rapper

🎭🏆Julie Anne Clarke -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1971
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: March 1991

🏆🏒Aaron Miller -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1971
NHL Defensive, American

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🏆🏈Curtis Ceaser -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1972
NFL Player

🎭Nigel Harman -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1973
Actor, English
TV Shows: EastEnders, Downtown Abbey, Mount Pleasant
Movie Titles: Blood Diamond, Hotel Babylon, Telstar: The Joe Meek Story

🎭Affion Crockett -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1974 N.S.
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: In The Flow
Movie Titles: Dance Flick, Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins, Pixels, Soul Men

🎭🎮Roger Craig Smith -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1975 N.S.
Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: far too many voice acting credits to list
TV Shows: House Crashers, Bath Crashers, Sonic Boom, Avengers Assemble (as Captain America), Regular Show
Movie Titles: Wreck-It Ralph, Project Sonic
Video Games: Star Wars (series), Mario and Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Lego Marvel's Adventures, Sonic Boom (series), Assassin's Creed, Sonic the Hedgehog, Resident Evil, Batman (series)

🎭🎮Will Friedle -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1976
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Boy Meets World (as Eric Matthews, also on Girl Meets World), Kim Possible (as Ron Stoppable), Transformers: Robots in Disguise, Batman Beyond (as Terry McGinnis / Batman)
Video Games: Kingdom Hearts (series), Chicken Little, Teen Titans, Rogue Galaxy

🎭🎮Tabitha Saint Germain -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1976 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Video Game Voice Actress, American, Canadian
Names/Places: aka Paulina Gillis
Misc: far too many voice acting credits to note
TV Shows: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, Nerds and Monsters, Jimmy Two-Shoes, Litlest Pet Shop, Martha Speaks, Kate and Mim-Mim, LoliRock, Captain Flamingo
Video Games: My Little Pony, Dynasty Warriors (series), Crash (series), Devil Kings (series)

🎵🎸Ben Gibbard -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1976 N.S.
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Death Cab for Cutie

🎭Michael McCafferty -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1978
Actor
Movie Titles: Idiocracy, Changeling, The 7/8ths Project

🎭Rob Kerkovich -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1979 N.S.
Actor, Director
TV Shows: NCIS: New Orleans (as Sebastian Lund)
Movie Titles: Cloverfield, The Rebound, Still Waiting...

🎭Merritt Wever -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1980
Actress
TV Shows: Nurse Jackie (as Zoey Barkow), The Walking Dead (as Dr. Denise Cloyd)
Movie Titles: Birdman of the Universe, Signs, Into the Wild

🏆🏈Andy (Football) Lee -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1982
NFL Punter

🎵🏆Amanda Grace Sudano -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1982 N.S.
Songwriter, Blues Singer, Soul Singer, Model
Names/Places: Donna Summer and Bruce's daughter
Group Names: Johnnyswim

🎭Chris Hemsworth -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1983 N.S.
Actor, Australian
Movie Titles: The Hunger Games (series), Snow White and the Huntsman, Red Dawn, The Cabin in the Woods, Vacation, In the Heart of the Sea, Ghostbusters (2016), Thor (series), Rush, Tron, The Avengers

🏆⚾Melky Cabrera -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1984 N.S.
MLB Outfielder, Dominican Republican
Misc: All Star MVP 2012
Sports Teams: San Francisco Giants

🎵🎸Heath Fogg -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1984
Rock DJ Performer
Group Names: Alabama Shakes

🎵J-Boog -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1985
Singer
Group Names: B2K

🎵Asher Roth -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1985
Rapper

🏆⚾Colby Rasmus -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1986 N.S.
MLB Center Fielder
Sports Teams: Houston Astros

🏆⚾Pablo Sandoval -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1986 N.S.
MLB Third Baseman, Venezuelan
Misc: World Series MVP 2012
Sports Teams: San Francisco Giants

🎭Jemima West -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1987 N.S.
Actress, French
TV Shows: Maison Close (as Rose), The Borgias (as Vittoria)
Movie Titles: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Kidnapping Mr. Heineken, Lines of Wellington, The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc

🏆🏀Patty Mills -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1988 N.S.
NBA Player, Australian
Misc: a male
Sports Teams: San Antonio Spurs

🎭Úrsula Corberó -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1989 N.S.
Actress, Spanish
TV Shows: Physics and Chemistry (as Ruth Gomez), April 14: The Republic (as Beatriz de la Torre)

Remington Elizabeth Moses -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1992
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Tracy Nelson & William's girl

Tomi Lahren -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1992 N.S.
Political Commentator

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🎭🎮Alyson Stoner -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.8/11/1993 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Dancer, Video Game Voice Actress
TV Shows: The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (as Max), Phineas and Ferb (as Isabella)
Movie Titles: Camp Rock, Cheaper by the Dozen, Step Up (series)
Video Games: Kingdom Hearts (series)

Rocco Ritchie -- is 21 in the year 2021 and 22 in the year 2022; b.8/11/2000
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Madonna and Guy's son

Robinson James Peete -- is 19 in the year 2021 and 20 in the year 2022; b.8/11/2002
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Holly Robinson and Rodney's son

Tatum Christopher Bryan -- is 11 in the year 2021 and 12 in the year 2022; b.8/11/2010 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Caroline and Luke's son; NN: Tate

Richard Mead -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1673 d.2/16/1754 (80)
Physician, British
Misc: contributed to the study of preventive medicine.

🎖⚖💰John B. Bayard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1738 d.1/7/1807 (68)
Revolutionary, Statesman, Merchant

🎨✍Thomas Bewick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1753 N.S. d.11/8/1828 N.S. (75)
Artist, Illustrator, Engraver, Author, English
Misc: for reviving the art of wood engraving and establishing it as a major printmaking technique.

🎨📰James Barton Longacre -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1794 d.1/1/1869 (74)
Engraver, Portraitist, Publisher

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David R. Atchison -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1807 d.1/26/1886 (78)
President
Misc: was 11-1/2th U.S. President for one day on 3-4-1849

✍⚖Robert Green Ingersoll -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1833 d.7/21/1899 (65)
Author, Orator, Politician, Statesman, Attorney/Lawyer
Names/Places: NN: The Great Agnostic
Misc: popularized the higher criticism of the Bible, as well as a humanistic philosophy and a scientific rationalism.

Cato Maximilian Guldberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1836 d.1/14/1902 (65)
Chemist, Norweigan
Misc: with Peter Waage, formulated the law of mass action, which details the effect of concentration, mass, and temperature on chemical reaction rates.

🎖Henry Gorringe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1841 d.7/7/1885 (43)
Naval Officer

Christiaan Eijkman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1858 d.11/5/1930 (72)
Scientist, Hygienist, Physician, Dutch (Netherlands)
Misc: demonstration that beriberi is caused by poor diet led to the discovery of vitamins.

James Bryan Herrick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1861 d.3/7/1954 (92)
Physician
Misc: the first to observe and describe sickle-cell anemia.

🎵Carrie Jacobs Bond -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1862 d.12/28/1946 (84)
Composer

🎭🎵Joseph M. "Joe" Weber -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1867 N.S. d.5/10/1942 N.S. (74)
Stage Actor, Comedian, Singer
Misc: of Weber & (Lewis) Fields

🎵John Rosamond Johnson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1873 N.S. d.11/11/1954 N.S. (81)
Composer, Singer

🎨Arturo Martini -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1889 d.3/22/1947 (57)
Sculptor, Italian

🎭Helen Broderick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1891 d.9/25/1959 (68)
Actress, Comedienne
Names/Places: Broderick Crawford's mom
Misc: the first Ziegfeld Follies star

Louise Bogan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1897 d.2/4/1970 (72)
Poet, Literary Critic
Misc: of The New Yorker

🎨💰Joseph Herman Hirshhorn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1899 d.8/31/1981 (82)
Art Collector, Financier, Philanthropist
Misc: Speculator

🎨Alan Dunn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1900 d.??/??/1974
Comic Strip Cartoonist

🏆🏁🏃Charles William Paddock -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1900 d.7/21/1943 (42)
Runner, Olympic Athlete
Misc: world's fastest runner of the 1920s; 100m runner (Olympic-2 gold-1920)

🎭Lloyd Nolan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1902 d.9/27/1985 (83)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
TV Shows: Martin Kane Private Eye (title role, 1950s version), Special Agent 7 (as Special Agent Philip Conroy), Julia (as Dr. Morton Chegley)
Movie Titles: Atlantic Adventure, Ebb Tide, Wells Fargo, Every Day's a Holiday, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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🎨📰Vaughn Shoemaker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1902 d.8/18/1991 (89)
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Editor
Misc: John Q. Public creator

Catherine Woolley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1904 d.7/23/2005 (100)
Children's Author

🎵🎷Jess Stacy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1904 d.1/1/1995 (90)
Bandleader, Jazz Pianist

🏆⚾"Bobo" Newsom -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1907 d.12/7/1962 (55)
MLB Pitcher

💰I. W. Abel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1908 d.8/10/1987 (78)
Leader
Misc: United Steelworkers of America founder & prez 1965-77

🎵🎷Russell Procope -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1908 d.1/21/1981 (72)
Clarinetist, Reeds, Alto-sax, Jazz Performer
Group Names: Duke Ellington band

🎭🏆🥊Henry Kulky -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1911 d.2/12/1965 (53)
Actor, Wrestler
Names/Places: NN:Bomber Kulkavich as his wrestling name
Misc: 1940s Champion Wrestler
TV Shows: The Life of Riley (as Otto Schmidlap), Hennesey (as Max Bronski), Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (as C.P. Off. Curley Jones)

✍📰Sir Angus Wilson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1913 d.5/31/1991 (77)
Novelist, Biographer, English
Book Titles: Mulberry Bush

🎭Jean Parker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1915 d.11/30/2005 (90)
Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Butte, MT; RN:Luise Stephanie Zelinska
Movie Titles: Little Women

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✍🏆🏌Herbert Warren Wind -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1916 d.5/30/2005 (88)
Hall of Famer, Writer, Golfer, Golf Writer

Bryce Harlow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1916 d.2/18/1987 (70)
Presidential Aide
Misc: adviser to Ford, Nixon, & Eisenhower

💰William Coors -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1916 N.S. d.10/13/2016 N.S. (100)
Brewer
Names/Places: RN: William Kistler "Bill" Coors; the grandson of Adolph Coors, founder of the Coors Brewing Company.

🎨Dik Browne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1917 d.6/4/1989 (71)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Book Titles: Hi & Lois, Hagar the Horrible

🏆⚾Luis Olmo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1919 N.S. d.4/28/2017 N.S. (97)
MLB Player, Puerto Rican
Sports Teams: Brooklyn Dodgers, Boston Braves

🏆🏒Chuck Rayner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1920 d.10/9/2002 (82)
Hall of Famer, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Misc: played 1941-1953
Sports Teams: New York Americans, New York Rangers

✍📰Alex Palmer Haley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1921 d.2/10/1992 (70)
Author, Journalist
Misc: wrote Roots, the story of his ancestors
Book Titles: Roots, Malcolm X, Queen

✍📰Henry Graff -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1921 N.S. d.4/7/2020 N.S. (98)
Writer, Historian

📰Stan Chambers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1923 d.2/13/2015 (91)
Newscaster
Misc: Longtime KTLA reporter

📰⚖Carl T. Rowan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1925 d.9/23/2000 (75)
Journalist, Columnist, Diplomat
Misc: USIA dir; Washington Post columnist

⛪🎭🎵Mike Douglas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1925 d.8/11/2006 (81)
Roman Catholic, TV Talk Show Host, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago; RN:Michael Delaney Dowd Jr.
Group Names: The Diamonds
TV Shows: The Mike Douglas Show

Claus von Bülow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1926 N.S. d.5/25/2019 N.S. (92)
Socialite, Danish (Denmark)

🎭Stuart Rosenberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1927 d.3/15/2007 (79)
Director
Movie Titles: Amityville Horror, Cool Hand Luke

🎵Raymond Leppard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1927 N.S. d.10/22/2019 N.S. (92)
Composer, Harpsichordist, Conductor, English
Group Names: St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

🎭Paul Soles -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1930 N.S. d.5/26/2021 N.S. (90)
Actor, Voice Actor, Comedian, Personality, Canadian
TV Shows: The Wonderful Stories of Professor Kitzel, The Marvel Super Heroes, Spider-Man, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (as Hermey)

Jerry Falwell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1933 d.5/15/2007 (73)
Evangelist
Misc: a twin

🏆🥊Mary Ann Kostecki -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1934 N.S. d.5/12/2008 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: aka Penny Banner

🏆⚾Bill Monbouquette -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1936 d.1/25/2015 (78)
MLB Pitcher

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🎭Anna Massey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1937 d.7/2/2011 (73)
TV/Movie Actress, English

🏆⚾Vada Pinson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1938 d.10/21/1995 (57)
MLB Center Fielder
Misc: 4x All-Star, Gold Glove
Sports Teams: Cincinnatti Reds

🏆🥊Jack Bodell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1940 N.S. d.11/9/2016 N.S. (76)
Boxer, English
Misc: active during the 1960s and 1970s

🏆🏈Bill Munson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1941 d.7/10/2000 (58)
NFL Player

🎵Guy Villari -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1942 N.S. d.9/21/2017 N.S. (75)
Singer
Group Names: Regents

🎵Denis Payton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1943 d.12/17/2006 (63)
Hall of Famer, Tenor-sax, British
Group Names: Dave Clark Five

🎵David Box -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1943 d.10/23/1964 (21)
Singer
Misc: one of Buddy Holly's successors as lead vocalist with The Crickets; d. plane crash
Group Names: The Crickets

Joanna Cole -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1944 N.S. d.7/12/2020 N.S. (75)
Children's Author
Misc: science
Book Titles: The Magic Schoolbus

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✍🎭Stuart Gordon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1947 N.S. d.3/24/2020 N.S. (72)
Writer, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Re-Animator, Honey I Shrunk the Kids, From Beyond, Stuck

🎭Ian Charleson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1949 d.1/6/1990 (40)
TV/Movie Actor, Scottish
Movie Titles: Chariots of Fire

🎵🎸Erik Keith Braunn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1950 d.7/30/2003 (52)
Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Iron Butterfly (lead guitarist)

🏆🥊Frederick Seawright -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1960 N.S. d.7/29/2018 N.S. (57)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: ring name: Brickhouse Brown

🎵Chris Kelly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/11/1978 d.5/1/2013 (35)
Rapper
Names/Places: RN:James Christopher Kelly; aka Mac Daddy
Misc: half of the kid rap duo Kris Kross
Group Names: Kris Kross

Augustus Toplady -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/4/1740 d.8/11/1778 (37)
Clergyman, British
Song Titles: Rock of Ages (the hymn, not the Def Leppard rock tune)

🎖Andrew Pickens -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/13/1739 d.8/11/1817 (77)
Revolutionary, General

Thaddeus Stevens -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/4/1792 N.S. d.8/11/1868 N.S. (76)
Congressperson, Attorney/Lawyer
Misc: Radical Republican congressional leader during Reconstruction (1865-77) who battled for freedmen's rights and insisted on stern requirements for readmission of Southern states into the Union after the Civil War (1861-65).; Some called him a rather Rad Man!

🎵Lowell Mason -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/8/1833 d.8/11/1872 (39)
Educator, Composer, Organist
Misc: Boston Academy of Music founder; hymnwrtier; b. 1792?

Caroline Carmichael McIntosh Fillmore -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/21/1813 d.8/11/1881 (67)
First Lady
Names/Places: Millard's wife #2

John Henry Newman -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/21/1801 d.8/11/1890 (89)
Religionist, English

Eugenio María de Hostos -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/11/1839 d.8/11/1903 (64)
Author, Educator

🎨Samuel Putnam Avery -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/17/1822 d.8/11/1904 (82)
Artist, Art Patron

💰Andrew Carnegie -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/25/1835 d.8/11/1919 (83)
Hall of Famer, Financier, Industrialist, Philanthropist, Zillionaire, Scottish
Names/Places: b. in Dunfermline
Misc: Educational Institution, Peace Endeavor, & Library benefactor; U.S. Steel baron; built 1700+ public libraries, founded Carnegie Hall and Carnegie Steel Co.

Edith Newbold Wharton -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/24/1862 d.8/11/1937 (75)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Poet, Critic, American
Names/Places: nee Jones

🏆🏁🏍Tazio Giorgio Nuvolari -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/16/1892 d.8/11/1953 (60)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, Motorcyclist, Italian
Names/Places: NN:Il Mantovano Volante (The Flying Mantuan) of Nivola
Misc: Grand Prix motor racing, Mille Miglia

🎨Jackson Pollock -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1912 d.8/11/1956 (44)
Painter
Misc: abstract artist; d. in a car accident in East Hampton, N.Y.

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🏆🏀Robert F. "Ace" Gruenig -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/12/1913 d.8/11/1958 (45)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Player
Misc: AAU All-America First-Team (1937-40, 1942-46, 1948); AAU championship (Denver Safeway, 1937; Denver Nuggets, 1939; Denver American Legion, 1942)

🎵🎷Israel Crosby -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/19/1919 d.8/11/1962 (43)
Bassist, Jazz Musician

⛪🏆🏁🏊Otto Wahle -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/5/1879 N.S. d.8/11/1963 N.S. (83)
Hall of Famer, Jewish, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Austrian

⚛🎵Leopold Mannes -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/26/1899 d.8/11/1964 (64)
Inventor, Musician, Conductor
Misc: an American musician, who, together with Leopold Godowsky, Jr., created the first practical color transparency film, Kodachrome.

🎖George Stratemeyer -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/24/1890 d.8/11/1969 (78)
General
Misc: of Air Force

Max Theiler -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/30/1899 d.8/11/1972 (73)
Scientist, Physician, South African
Misc: Yellow fever vaccine maker

Rose Schneiderman -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/6/1882 d.8/11/1972 (90)
Social Reformer
Misc: U.S. women's rights activist: organized 1913 strike of 25,000 women blouse makers & ILGWU; president of WTUL; only woman member of F.D.R.'s Labor Advisory Board)

🎭Peggy Castle -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/22/1927 d.8/11/1973 (45)
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: RLN:Blair
TV Shows: The Lawman (as Lily Merrill)

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🎖Anthony McAuliffe -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/2/1898 d.8/11/1975 (77)
Hero
Misc: U.S. Army general who commanded the force defending Bastogne, Belgium, in the Battle of the Bulge (December 1944) during World War II.

⚛⚖💰Alfred Lee Loomis -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/4/1887 d.8/11/1975 (87)
Scientist, Physicist, Physicist, Attorney/Lawyer, Philanthropist, Banker
Misc: a pioneer in military radar usages

John Howard Lawson -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/25/1894 d.8/11/1977 (82)
Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter
Misc: member of the "Hollywood Ten"

🎭Tom Drake -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/5/1918 d.8/11/1982 (64)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: RN:Alfred Alderdice

🎵Gene Roland -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/15/1921 d.8/11/1982 (60)
Arranger, Composer, Horns

Mamie Phipps Clark -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/18/1917 d.8/11/1983 (66)
Psychologist

🎵Percy Mayfield -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/12/1920 d.8/11/1984 (63)
Hall of Famer, Composer/Songwriter, Pianist, Blues Singer, Soul Singer
Song Titles: Hit The Road, Jack (songwriter)

📰Alfred A. Knopf -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/12/1892 d.8/11/1984 (91)
Publisher

🎭Clara Peller -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/4/1903 d.8/11/1987 (84)
Actress
Misc: The Where's-The-Beef Lady for Wendy's

🎭Anne Ramsey -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/27/1929 d.8/11/1988 (59)
Actress

💰🏆Ole Bardahi -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1902 d.8/11/1989 (87)
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, Sports Figure
Misc: in the Motorsports Hall of Fame

🎵Sonny Thompson -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/22/1916 d.8/11/1989 (72)
Songwriter, Pianist, Bandleader
Names/Places: RFN:Alfonso
Misc: some say b. 1923

🎭🎵Wee Bonnie Baker -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/1/1917 d.8/11/1990 (73)
Actress, Singer, Jazz-Pop Performer
Names/Places: aka Bonnie Baker; RN:Evelyn Nelson
Misc: Had the unusual distinction of singing a love duet with 'Porky Pig' when she recorded "That's All Folks!" with Mel Blanc, for Capitol Records.

🎭Mark "Red" Mitchell -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/1/1961 d.8/11/1994 (33)
Movie Actor
Movie Titles: JFK, 8 Seconds

🎭Peter Cushing -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/26/1913 d.8/11/1994 (81)
TV/Movie Actor, English
Names/Places: b. in Surrey
TV Shows: Doctor Who (the Doctor)
Movie Titles: Baron Frankenstein, Dracula, Star Wars

🎭🎵Phil Harris -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/24/1904 d.8/11/1995 (91)
Movie Actor, TV/Radio Actor, Comedian, Singer, Musician, Drummer, Bandleader
Names/Places: b. in Linton, IN; Alice Faye's husband
Misc: Jack Benny radio show sidekick; not born 1903 or 1906
Group Names: The Thing, Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette), The Preacher and the Bear
Movie Titles: The Jungle Book (as Baloo the Bear)

🎵🎸Mel Taylor -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/24/1933 d.8/11/1996 (62)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: The Ventures

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🎵Rafael Kubelik -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/29/1914 d.8/11/1996 (82)
Conductor, Czech

🎵🎷Benny Waters -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/23/1902 d.8/11/1998 (96)
Jazz Saxophonist

Edward "Pops" Bernard -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/22/1889 N.S. d.8/11/2000 N.S. (111)
World's Oldest Person
Misc: was listed in the Guiness Book of World Records as one of the oldest living people.

🏆🏒Herb Brooks -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/5/1937 d.8/11/2003 (66)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Coach, Hockey Player, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: RN:Herbert Paul Brooks Jr.
Misc: former U.S. Olympic player (1964,68) who coached 1980 team to gold medal; coached Minnesota to 3 NCAA titles (1974,76,78); also coached NY Rangers, Minnesota and New Jersey in NHL.

🎭James Booth -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/19/1927 d.8/11/2005 (77)
Actor, English

⛪🎭🎵Mike Douglas -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/11/1925 d.8/11/2006 (81)
Roman Catholic, TV Talk Show Host, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago; RN:Michael Delaney Dowd Jr.
Group Names: The Diamonds
TV Shows: The Mike Douglas Show

🎵Herb Pomeroy -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/15/1930 d.8/11/2007 (77)
Teacher, Trumpeter, Bandleader
Misc: an influential swing and bebop jazz trumpeter

✍🎭George Furth -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/14/1932 d.8/11/2008 (75)
Dramatist/Playwright, Actor, Director
TV Shows: Tammy, The Good Guys

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🎵Don Helms -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/28/1927 d.8/11/2008 (81)
Guitarist, Country Performer
Group Names: Drifting Cowboys

💰🏆Eunice Shriver -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/10/1921 d.8/11/2009 (88)
Founder, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: Sargent's wife, Maria's mom
Misc: Special Olympics International founder

Dan Rostenkowski -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/2/1928 d.8/11/2010 (82)
Senator
Misc: (Rep-D-Il), House Ways & Means Committee chair.

🎵🎸Jani Lane -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/1/1964 d.8/11/2011 (47)
Lyricist, Drummer, Heavy Metal Singer
Group Names: Warrant

🎭Bill Rafferty -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/17/1944 d.8/11/2012 (68)
Comedian, TV Host, Game Show Host
TV Shows: Laugh-In '77, Real People (roving reporter), Card Sharks (host), Blockbusters (host)

🏆🥊Rolland "Red" Bastien -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/27/1931 N.S. d.8/11/2012 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler

🎵Von Freeman -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/3/1922 d.8/11/2012 (89)
Tenor-sax

🎭Henry Polic II -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/20/1945 d.8/11/2013 (68)
Actor
TV Shows: When Things Were Rotten (as the Sheriff of Nottingham), Webster (as Jerry Silver)

🎭🎵Robin Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/21/1951 d.8/11/2014 (63)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago, Illinois
TV Shows: Richard Pryor Show, New Laugh In, Mork & Mindy (as Mork the Orkian), The Crazy Ones
Movie Titles: Popeye, World According to Garp, Moscow on the Hudson, Good Morning Vietnam, Dead Poet's Society, Hook (as Peter Pan), Fisher King, Aladdin (as big blue Genie: Jafar), Toys, Mrs. Doubtfire, Nine Months, Jumanji, Birdcage, Jack, Hamlet, Flubber, Fathers' Day, Good Will Hunting, Deconstructing Harry, Patch Adams, What Dreams May Come, Jakob the Liar, Bicentennial Man, Insomnia, One Hour Photo, The Final Cut, Robots, RV, Man of the Year, Happy Feet, License to Wed

🎵Glenn Yarbrough -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/12/1930 d.8/11/2016 N.S. (86)
Tenor, Folk Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Limeliters (lead), soloist

V. S. Naipaul -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/17/1932 N.S. d.8/11/2018 N.S. (85)
Author, Novelist, Trinidad
Names/Places: RFN:Vidiadhar
Book Titles: Middel Passage

🏆🏈Darryl Drake -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/11/1956 N.S. d.8/11/2019 N.S. (62)
NFL Coach, NFL Wide Receiver, College Football Coach

🎭🎵Trini Lopez -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/15/1937 N.S. d.8/11/2020 N.S. (83)
Actor, Songwriter, Folk Singer, Folk Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Dallas
Song Titles: If I Had a Hammer

🎵Patrick Fairley -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/14/1946 N.S. d.8/11/2020 N.S. (74)
Bassist, Guitarist, Scottish
Group Names: Marmalade

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1962, ✪ “Ben Crazy” by Dickie Goodman peaked at number 44 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, ✪ “Callin' Doctor Casey” by John D. Loudermilk peaked at number 83 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1951, ✪ “Come On-A My House” by Kay Starr peaked at number 18 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, ✪ “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, ✪ “Lord, Mr. Ford” by Jerry Reed peaked at number 68 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, ✪ “Route 66 Theme” by Nelson Riddle And His Orchestra peaked at number 30 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, ✪ “Stranded In The Jungle” by The Jayhawks peaked at number 30 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1951, ✪ “Sweet Violets” by Dinah Shore peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, ✪ “Uneasy Rider” by The Charlie Daniels Band peaked at number 9 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “(Girls, Girls, Girls) Made To Love” by Eddie Hodges peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “A Miracle” by Frankie Avalon peaked at number 75 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Alibis” by Sérgio Mendes peaked at number 29 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “All The Way” by Calloway peaked at number 63 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Beatstreet” by Grandmaster Melle Mel And The Furious Five peaked at number 86 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Beautiful Girls” by Sean Kingston peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do” by Neil Sedaka peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Careless Love” by Ray Charles peaked at number 60 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Darling Come Back Home” by Eddie Kendricks peaked at number 67 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Didn't I” by Sylvia peaked at number 70 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Don't Worry 'Bout Me” by Vince Edwards peaked at number 72 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2018, “FeFe” by 6ix9ine Featuring Nicki Minaj And Murda Beatz peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Get Along” by Kenny Chesney peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Ghost Town” by Don Cherry peaked at number 27 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Going Through The Motions” by Hot Chocolate peaked at number 53 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Hang Loose” by Mandrill peaked at number 83 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Happy Ending” by Joe Jackson peaked at number 57 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Have A Good Time” by Sue Thompson peaked at number 31 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Heaven On Earth” by The Platters peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Holding My Heart” by Bang (Duo) peaked at number 93 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “I Only Know I Love You” by The Four Aces Featuring Al Alberts peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “I Send A Message” by INXS peaked at number 77 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “I Was Made For Lovin' You” by KISS peaked at number 11 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1951, “I'm In Love Again” by Henri René Featuring April Stevens peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1945, “If I Loved You” by Perry Como With Russ Case And His Orchestra peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “In The Alps” by Lawrence Welk And His Champagne Music And The McGuire Sisters peaked at number 63 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “It's A Hard Life” by Queen peaked at number 72 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1951, “Josephine” by Les Paul peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “King Of Wishful Thinking” by Go West peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Last Of The Singing Cowboys” by The Marshall Tucker Band peaked at number 42 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Let's Go” by Calvin Harris Featuring Ne-Yo peaked at number 17 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Little Red Rented Rowboat” by Joe Dowell peaked at number 23 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Live And Let Die” by Paul McCartney And Wings peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Lola's Theme” by Muir Mathieson And Orchestra peaked at number 67 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Lonesome Lover Blues” by The Fontane Sisters peaked at number 94 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Love Ain't Right” by Kay Starr peaked at number 89 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2018, “No Brainer” by DJ Khaled Featuring Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper And Quavo peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Pontoon” by Little Big Town peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Portuguese Washerwoman” by Joe 'Fingers' Carr (Lou Busch) peaked at number 25 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Sad Songs (Say So Much)” by Elton John peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Same Girl” by R. Kelly With Usher peaked at number 20 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Sexy Lady” by Yung Berg Featuring Junior peaked at number 18 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1951, “Shanghai” by Doris Day peaked at number 11 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “She's Mine” by Steve Perry peaked at number 21 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Sugar Plum” by Ike Clanton peaked at number 95 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Summer Vacation” by Party peaked at number 72 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Sylvia” by Focus peaked at number 89 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “The Bird Man” by The Highwaymen peaked at number 64 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “The Main Event/Fight” by Barbra Streisand peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “The Power” by Snap! peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Theme From 'The Proud Ones'” by Leroy And His Orchestra peaked at number 96 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Treasure Of Love” by Clyde McPhatter peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Twist And Shout” by The Isley Brothers peaked at number 17 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1951, “Vanity” by Don Cherry peaked at number 17 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Want U Back” by Cher Lloyd Featuring Astro peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “We Run The Night” by Havana Brown Featuring Pitbull peaked at number 26 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “We've Got Love” by Peaches And Herb peaked at number 44 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Weary Blues” by The McGuire Sisters And Lawrence Welk And His Champagne Music peaked at number 32 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “When I See U” by Fantasia peaked at number 32 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “When I Think About Angels” by Jamie O'Neal peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman” by Dr. Hook peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Wide Awake” by Katy Perry peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “With A Little Bit Of Luck” by Jo Stafford peaked at number 85 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Worried Mind” by Ray Anthony And His Orchestra peaked at number 74 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “You Were Made For Me” by Irene Cara peaked at number 78 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1962, “You'll Lose A Good Thing” by Barbara Lynn peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1973, ✪ “Money” by Pink Floyd peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, ✪ “Roland The Roadie And Gertrude The Groupie” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show peaked at number 74 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, ✪ “Smoke On The Water” by Deep Purple peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2007, ✪ “The Simpsons Theme” by Green Day peaked at number 61 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Across The River” by Bruce Hornsby And The Range peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now” by McFadden And Whitehead peaked at number 25 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Amanda” by Waylon Jennings peaked at number 67 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Bad Girls” by Donna Summer peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Beautiful Girls” by Sean Kingston peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Blockbuster” by The Sweet peaked at number 30 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Blue Feeling” by Snakeye peaked at number 54 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Body Party” by Gaye Evers peaked at number 96 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” by Bette Midler peaked at number 8 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2001, “California” by The Wave peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Chasing The Sun” by The Wanted peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Days Of The Week” by Stone Temple Pilots peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Desperate Measures” by Marianas Trench peaked at number 20 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Diamond Girl” by Seals And Crofts peaked at number 13 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Fefe” by 6ix9ine Featuring Minaj And Murda Beatz peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Give It Up” by Hothouse Flowers peaked at number 23 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “I Want You To Want Me” by Cheap Trick peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Kiss In The Dark” by Pink Lady peaked at number 64 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Light My Fire / 137 Disco Heaven” by Amii Stewart peaked at number 58 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Long Live Rock” by The Who peaked at number 70 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Love Theme From 'Footloose' (Almost Paradise)” by Mike Reno And Ann Wilson peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Makin' It” by David Naughton peaked at number 11 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2018, “No Brainer” by DJ Khaled Featuring Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper And Quavo peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Rehab” by Amy Winehouse peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Searchin'” by Johnny Rivers peaked at number 90 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1990, “She Ain't Worth It” by Glenn Medeiros Featuring Bobby Brown peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Shine A Little Love” by Electric Light Orchestra peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Solo” by Clean Bandit Featuring Demi Lovato peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Sorry, Blame It On Me” by Akon peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Spending My Time” by Chad Allen peaked at number 79 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1990, “The Emporer's New Clothes” by Sinéad O'Connor peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1962, “The Loco-Motion” by Little Eva peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1990, “The Other Kind” by Steve Earle And The Dukes peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Vengeance” by Carly Simon peaked at number 94 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Whole Lotta Your Love” by Lee Hurst peaked at number 53 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2001, “You Wouldn't Believe” by 311 peaked at number 24 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1984, ✪ “Banana Banana” by King Kurt peaked at number 54 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, ✪ “Don't Take My Coconuts” by Kid Creole And The Coconuts peaked at number 86 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1962, ✪ “Speedy Gonzales” by Pat Boone peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, ✪ “Ying Tong Song” by The Goons peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “99 1/2” by Carol Lynn Townes peaked at number 47 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Absolute” by Claudia Brucken peaked at number 71 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Angel Eyes / Voulez Vous” by ABBA peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Babarabatiri” by Gypsymen peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Bad Bad Boy” by Nazareth peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Beyond My Wildest Dreams” by Lonnie Gordon peaked at number 48 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Born To Be Alive” by Patrick Hernandez peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Caliban's Dream” by Underworld Featuring Dockhead Ch And Glennie peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Castles In The Sky” by Ian Van Dahl Featuring Marsha peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Closest Thing To Heaven” by The Kane Gang peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Come Together” by Arctic Monkeys peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Conscious Man” by Jolly Brothers peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Cool With Nature” by Carlton peaked at number 90 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Couldn't Stand A Day” by Re-Flex peaked at number 97 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Crew Love” by Drake Featuring The Weeknd peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Doin' Our Own Dang” by Jungle Brothers Featuring De La Soul, Monie Love, Tribe Called Quest, And Queen Latifah peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Dream Catch Me” by Newton Faulkner peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Drops Of Jupiter (Tell Me)” by Train peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Dum Dum Girl” by Talk Talk peaked at number 74 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2018, “FeFe” by 6ix9ine Featuring Nicki Minaj And Murda Beatz peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Going Through The Motions” by Hot Chocolate peaked at number 53 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Gotta Work” by Amerie peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Hardrock” by Herbie Hancock peaked at number 65 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Heatwave” by Wiley Featuring Ms D peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Hotel California” by Jam On The Mutha peaked at number 62 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Hypnosis” by Mud peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “I Feel Loved” by Depeche Mode peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “I Love The Night” by Chris de Burgh peaked at number 80 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “I Still Believe” by Frank Turner peaked at number 40 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “I Think I Love You Too Much” by The Jeff Healey Band peaked at number 98 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “I'll Wait” by Van Halen peaked at number 85 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “I'm Free” by The Soup Dragons peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “In The Country” by Farmer's Boys peaked at number 44 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “It's On” by Flowered Up peaked at number 54 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Just In Case” by Jaheim peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “L.A. Woman” by Billy Idol peaked at number 70 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “L.F.O. (U.K.)” by L.F.O. (U.K.) peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Lady Writer” by Dire Straits peaked at number 51 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Left Bank” by Winifred Atwell peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Let Love Rule” by Lenny Kravitz peaked at number 39 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Like This Like That” by Mauro Picotto peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Love Or Something” by Bob Geldof peaked at number 86 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Mind Over Money” by Turin Brakes peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Mountain Greenery” by Mel Torme peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Moving Pictures” by Cribs peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Naked In The Rain” by Blue Pearl peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Nervous Shakedown” by AC/DC peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Pale Blue Eyes” by Paul Quinn And Edwyn Collins peaked at number 72 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Poison” by Bell Biv DeVoe peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Portrait Of Masterpiece” by D.O.C. peaked at number 84 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Pussyole” by Dizzee Rascal peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Revolving Door” by Crazy Town peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Rhythm Of The Street” by Patti Austin peaked at number 96 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Rise Up” by Yves Larock peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Rock Around The Clock” by Telex peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Saxuality” by Candy Dulfer peaked at number 60 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Scream If You Wanna Go Faster” by Geri Halliwell peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “She's So Divine” by Forrest peaked at number 98 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Some Kind Of Heaven” by BBG peaked at number 65 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Someone To Call My Lover” by Janet Jackson peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Terrifying” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 82 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “The 900 Number” by 45 King peaked at number 73 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1979, “The Diary Of Horace Wimp” by Electric Light Orchestra peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “The Faithful Hussar” by Ted Heath And His Music peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1973, “The Free Electric Band” by Albert Hammond peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “There Are More Snakes Than Ladders” by Captain Sensible peaked at number 57 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Thieves In The Temple” by Prince peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “This Old Town” by Paul Weller And Graham Coxon peaked at number 39 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Through The Night” by Drumsound And Bassline Smith peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Today's Your Lucky Day” by Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes peaked at number 66 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Tom's Diner” by DNA Featuring Suzanne Vega peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Turn Up The Love” by Far * East Movement Featuring Cover Drive peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “U Can't Touch This” by MC Hammer peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Violence Of Summer (Love's Taking Over)” by Duran Duran peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Walk Hand In Hand” by Tony Martin peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “We Rock” by Dio peaked at number 42 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2012, “We'll Be Coming Back” by Calvin Harris Featuring Example peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “What's Love Got To Do With It” by Tina Turner peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Sera, Sera)” by Doris Day peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1990, “When I'm Back On My Feet Again” by Michael Bolton peaked at number 44 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Who's Gonna Find Me” by Coral peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Whose Side Are You On?” by Matt Bianco peaked at number 83 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Why Do Fools Fall In Love?” by Alma Cogan peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1984, “You In The Night” by Fashion peaked at number 94 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1979, ✪ “Cool For Cats / Model” by U.K. Squeeze peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1984, ✪ “Robert DeNiro's Waiting” by Bananarama peaked at number 40 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1990, ✪ “World In Motion” by England New Order peaked at number 21 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1956, “(You've Got) The Magic Touch” by The Platters peaked at number 19 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1951, “A Marshmallow World” by Bing Crosby or Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2001, “All I Want” by Mis-Teeq peaked at number 31 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1951, “American Beauty Rose” by Frank Sinatra peaked at number 18 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1973, “And I Love You So / Love Looks So Good on You” by Perry Como peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Are You Ready For Love (Parts 1 And 2)” by Elton John peaked at number 63 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Big Fun” by Icehouse peaked at number 47 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Boom Boom” by Justice Crew peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Both Of Us” by B.o.B Featuring Taylor Swift peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do” by Neil Sedaka peaked at number 19 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Cover On My Heart” by Guy Sebastian peaked at number 32 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Cuts Both Ways” by Gloria Estefan peaked at number 38 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Every Little Thing” by Jeff Lynne peaked at number 31 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2018, “FeFe” by 6ix9ine Featuring Nicki Minaj And Murda Beatz peaked at number 8 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Get A Little Dirt On Your Hands” by The Delltones peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Hanging By A Moment” by Lifehouse peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Hot Love / Love Stealer” by Russell Morris peaked at number 48 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2018, “I'll Be There” by Jess Glynne peaked at number 23 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1973, “I'm Leaving You / Time After Time” by Engelbert Humperdinck peaked at number 27 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Is Is EP” by Yeah Yeah Yeahs peaked at number 38 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Je t'aime (I Love You) / Last Tango in Paris” by Abigail peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Johnny Get Angry” by Joanie Sommers peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Kodachrome / Tenderness” by Paul Simon peaked at number 43 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Lay Down Your Guns” by Jimmy Barnes peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2001, “My Baby” by Lil Romeo peaked at number 38 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1951, “My Heart Cries For You” by Guy Mitchell peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2018, “No Brainer” by DJ Khaled Featuring Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper And Quavo peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2007, “On The Verge Of Something Wonderful” by Darren Hayes peaked at number 35 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2012, “One More Night” by Maroon 5 peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Only When You Leave” by Spandau Ballet peaked at number 12 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Rings / Come Hear My Song” by Normie Rowe peaked at number 36 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Self Control” by Laura Branigan peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2012, “She's So Mean” by Matchbox 20 peaked at number 26 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Shooting Star / Talking About Love” by Dollar peaked at number 23 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Slow Down Baby” by Christina Aguilera peaked at number 21 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Southern Sky” by Paul Norton peaked at number 37 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Such A Woman / How Long (Can We Go On)” by Tycoon peaked at number 99 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1990, “The Power” by Snap! peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1951, “Velvet Lips” by Don Cornell peaked at number 16 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Well Hello / Memories” by Yellowstone And Voice peaked at number 11 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1962, “Wolverton Mountain” by Claude King peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1979, “You Take My Breath Away / Sooner or Later” by Rex Smith peaked at number 54 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2012, “You're Gonna Love This” by 3OH!3 peaked at number 32 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2012, “As Long As You Love Me” by Justin Bieber Featuring Big Sean peaked at number 6 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Both Of Us” by B.o.B Featuring Taylor Swift peaked at number 10 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Clothes Off!!” by Gym Class Heroes peaked at number 13 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Don't Stop Movin'” by S Club 7 peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2018, “FeFe” by 6ix9ine Featuring Nicki Minaj And Murda Beatz peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1984, “La danse des mots” by Mondino peaked at number 49 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Locomotion” by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark peaked at number 32 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Love Is” by Alannah Myles peaked at number 44 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1990, “One Love” by The Stone Roses peaked at number 28 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2012, “One More Night” by Maroon 5 peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Promises” by Nero peaked at number 26 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Rub You The Right Way” by Johnny Gill peaked at number 41 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Spectrum (Say My Name)” by Florence + The Machine peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Teenagers” by My Chemical Romance peaked at number 6 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Who's Givin' It To Ya” by Promises peaked at number 42 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Wild Women Do” by Natalie Cole peaked at number 35 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1984, “You Don't Love Me” by Marilyn peaked at number 16 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1973, ✪ “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Jim Croce peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, ✪ “Hanky Panky” by Madonna peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2007, “'n Meisje huilt” by Marianne Weber peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “All The President's Men” by Carlsberg peaked at number 34 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Alles gaat voorbij” by Doe Maar / Postmen / Kraantje Pappie peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Alles overwinnen” by Nick And Simon peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Another Chance” by Roger Sanchez peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Arrivederci, Roma” by Nilla Pizzi peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Blueshouse” by B.B. Queen peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Break My Fall” by Tiësto Featuring BT peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Canyon To Canyon” by Gus Williams peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Cher ami” by Frank And Mirella peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Elevation” by U2 peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Eyes Without A Face” by Billy Idol peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Feelin' Stronger Every Day” by Chicago peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Get In The Groove” by Wee Papa Girl Rappers peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Halo Of Flies” by Alice Cooper peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “I Won't Let The Sun Go Down On Me” by Nik Kershaw peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “It's A Hard Life” by Queen peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Jump (For My Love)” by The Pointer Sisters peaked at number 9 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Just When I Needed You Most” by Randy Vanwarmer peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Kailakee Kailako” by Middle Of The Road peaked at number 21 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Killer” by Adamski peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1956, “La pansè” by Renato Carosone peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Lady Writer” by Dire Straits peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Love Has The Power” by Toto peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Love Is” by Alannah Myles peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1956, “Mack The Knife” by Louis Armstrong And His All-Stars peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Mona” by Craig McLachlan And Check 1-2 peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Naar de Costa” by De Alpenzusjes peaked at number 30 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Never, Never, Never (Grande, Grande, Grande)” by Shirley Bassey peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Papa Was A Rollin' Stone” by Was (Not Was) peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Pray For Job” by Jonna Fraser Featuring Young Ellens, Sevn Alias And MocroManiac peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Rise Up” by Yves Larock peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “She Ain't Worth It” by Glenn Medeiros Featuring Bobby Brown peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Sky On Fire” by Handsome Poets peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Soulmate” by Natasha Bedingfield peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Talking Loud And Clear” by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Taxi” by J. Blackfoot peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Telefoonbaby” by John Spencer And Lyda peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1990, “The Great Song Of Indifference” by Bob Geldof peaked at number 16 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2007, “The Way I Are” by Timbaland Featuring Keri Hilson peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Vondel was goed” by Jan Boezeroen peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Vurig verlangen” by Jeroen van der Boom peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Waait waait weg” by Wesley Klein peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Waiting 4” by Peter Gelderblom peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2001, “When You're Looking Like That” by Westlife peaked at number 23 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2007, ✪ “The Simpsons Theme” by Green Day peaked at number 34 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Bleed It Out” by Linkin Park peaked at number 14 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Boogie Down (Get Funky Now)” by The Real Thing peaked at number 15 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Gummybear Song” by Gummybear peaked at number 11 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Here (In Your Arms)” by Hello Goodbye peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2007, “I'm Gay” by 6 AM Featuring Cissi Ramsby peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2018, “In My Mind” by Dynoro And Gigi D'Agostino peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Locomotion” by The Ritz peaked at number 18 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Love Is Gone” by David Guetta Featuring Chris Willis peaked at number 9 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Love Today” by MIKA peaked at number 17 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Missing U” by Robyn peaked at number 13 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2018, “No Brainer” by DJ Khaled Featuring Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper And Quavo peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Ring My Bell” by Anita Ward peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Sicko Mode” by Travis Scott peaked at number 29 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Stargazing” by Travis Scott peaked at number 19 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Vart jag än går” by Stiftelsen peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Wait In Summer” by Addis Black Widow peaked at number 11 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2007, “When You're Gone” by Avril Lavigne peaked at number 8 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Work Of Art (Da Vinci)” by Måns Zelmerlöw peaked at number 16 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2007, ✪ “Rum And Coca-Cola (Shake It Up Well)” by Tim Tim peaked at number 74 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2007, “1-2-3” by Herbstrock peaked at number 26 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2001, “A Little Respect” by Wheatus peaked at number 19 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Country Roads” by Hermes House Band peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Dirty Cash (Money Talks)” by Adventures Of Stevie V peaked at number 13 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Do You Know? (The Ping Pong Song)” by Enrique Iglesias peaked at number 8 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Don't Stop Movin'” by S Club 7 peaked at number 9 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Fefe” by 6ix9ine Featuring Nicki Minaj And Murda Beatz peaked at number 14 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Follow Me” by Uncle Kracker peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Molotov” by Summer Cem Featuring RAF Camora peaked at number 25 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2018, “No Brainer” by DJ Khaled Featuring Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper And Quavo peaked at number 7 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Nothing Compares 2 U” by Chyp-Notic peaked at number 9 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Oh Child” by Robin Schulz And Piso 21 peaked at number 20 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Papa Was A Rollin' Stone” by Was (Not Was) peaked at number 15 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Perfect Gentleman” by Wyclef Jean peaked at number 13 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Rayos de sol” by Jose de Rico Featuring Henry Mendez peaked at number 11 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Summer Jam” by R.I.O. Featuring U-Jean peaked at number 2 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Sunshine (Fly So High)” by Mike Candys Featuring Sandra Wild peaked at number 20 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Tränen passen nicht zu dir” by Kastelruther Spatzen peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Whose Law (Is It Anyway)” by Guru Josh peaked at number 18 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2007, “4 mots sur un piano” by Patrick Fiori / Jean-Jacques Goldman And Christine Ricol peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Appelez-moi Dieu!” by Le Bêbête Show peaked at number 25 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Bob And Vanessa” by Le Waka peaked at number 8 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Django” by Dadju Featuring Franglish peaked at number 16 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Everybody Everybody” by Black Box peaked at number 11 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Hidden Place” by Björk peaked at number 20 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1990, “J'ai vu” by Niagara peaked at number 32 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2001, “La voix des sages (No More Fighting)” by Yannick Noah peaked at number 3 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Luna” by Moha La Squale peaked at number 25 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Moi je suis” by Charlotte Aux Fraises peaked at number 16 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Nevermind” by Dennis Lloyd peaked at number 10 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Rayos de sol” by Jose de Rico Featuring Henry Mendez peaked at number 4 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Soca Dance” by Charles D. Lewis peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Solo” by Clean Bandit Featuring Demi Lovato peaked at number 4 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Something Happened On The Way To Heaven” by Phil Collins peaked at number 35 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Tout le monde chante” by Junior Falcone peaked at number 12 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Woah” by Sofiane Featuring Vald, Mac Tyer, Soolking, Kalash Criminel, Sadek And Heuss L'Enfoiré peaked at number 7 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1962, ✪ “Speedy Gonzales” by Pat Boone peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2007, ✪ “Spider Pig” by Hans Zimmer peaked at number 14 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2007, ✪ “The Simpsons” by Danny Elfman, Sally And Susan Stevens peaked at number 13 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1962, “A Steel Guitar And A Glass Of Wine” by Paul Anka peaked at number 10 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2001, “All Rise” by Blue peaked at number 3 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Another Chance” by Roger Sanchez peaked at number 8 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Bare du” by Stein Ingebrigtsen peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1979, “Born To Be Alive” by Patrick Hernandez peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2007, “F**k deg” by Sichelle peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Fefe” by 6ix9ine Featuring Nicki Minaj And Murda Beatz peaked at number 14 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1973, “I mitt liv” by Inger Lise Rypdal peaked at number 6 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2018, “J-Dawg And Lille Saus” by J-Dawg And Lille Saus peaked at number 29 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Miss California” by Dante Thomas Featuring Pras peaked at number 13 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Sicko Mode” by Travis Scott peaked at number 22 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Skweeze Me, Pleeze Me” by Slade peaked at number 3 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Stargazing” by Travis Scott peaked at number 10 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Where's The Love Gone” by Vincens peaked at number 18 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Wish You Were Here” by Pink Floyd peaked at number 18 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1990, ✪ “World In Motion” by England New Order peaked at number 27 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2018, “2002” by Anne-Marie peaked at number 18 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2018, “500 PS” by Bonez MC And RAF Camora peaked at number 4 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Adriano (Letzte Warnung)” by Brothers Keepers peaked at number 19 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Ain't It Funny” by Jennifer Lopez peaked at number 9 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Bootylicious” by Destiny's Child peaked at number 11 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1984, “Catch Me I'm Falling” by Real Life peaked at number 12 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1990, “Get In The Groove” by Wee Papa Girl Rappers peaked at number 24 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Gigi (Zkittlez)” by Gringo Featuring 6ix9ine peaked at number 29 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1973, “Goodbye Mama” by Ireen Sheer peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Guardian” by Alanis Morissette peaked at number 12 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Hot Summer” by Monrose peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2007, “LoveStoned” by Justin Timberlake peaked at number 19 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Melodien” by Capital Bra Featuring Juju peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Miss California” by Dante Thomas Featuring Pras peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1984, “My Soul Unwraps Tonight” by Savage Progress peaked at number 18 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2007, “No Monkey” by Wally Warning peaked at number 26 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Rayos de sol” by Jose de Rico Featuring Henry Mendez peaked at number 8 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Sicko Mode” by Travis Scott peaked at number 17 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2007, “Silencio” by David Bisbal peaked at number 10 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Skyline” by Pegasus peaked at number 1 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1979, “So bist du” by Peter Maffay peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2018, “Stargazing” by Travis Scott peaked at number 10 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1984, “State Of Shock” by The Jacksons Featuring Mick Jagger peaked at number 11 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Summer Jam” by R.I.O. Featuring U-Jean peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1990, “U Can't Touch This” by MC Hammer peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2007, “When You're Gone” by Avril Lavigne peaked at number 14 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

Italy Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2018, “In My Feelings” by Drake peaked at number 5 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2012, “Non vivo più senza te” by Biagio Antonacci peaked at number 6 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2001, “Sing” by Travis peaked at number 8 on the Italy pop singles chart.

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In 1860, The nationʹs first successful silver mill in the U.S. began operation near Virginia City, Nevada.

In 1877, Thomas Edison described the fundamentals of the phonograph to an assistant and instructed him to build the first one.

In 1906, The Talking Picture was patented by Eugene Lauste.

In 1914, Animation was patented by John Randolph Wray.

In 1918, “Mickey”, Mabel Normandʹs first feature-length comedy, wad released. It was the first time prerelease publicity was tied to a song, “Mickey.”

In 1919, The Green Bay Packers football club was founded.

In 1934, The Mickey Mouse film, “Orphanʹs Benefit” is released. Donald Duck also appears. (Goofy is named)

In 1939, The Donald Duck film, “Donaldʹs Penguin” is released.

In 1942, A quirk in the major league rules results in the suspension in the first game of a doubleheader at Cleveland Stadium being suspended due to darkness, but allowing the Tigers to beat the Indians in the nightcap, 3-2. The scoreless opener was stopped in the 14th inning because games because the ML edict states games started in daylight could not be completed under artificial lights, but the rule did not apply to the second game of the twin bill because it would be started after the sun went down.

In 1948, Cartoon Teletales (TV Childrens) first went on the air.

In 1948, “ABC News” debut with its first newscast. It was the last of the big three networks to launch a nightly newscast. The anchors are H.R. Baukhage and Jim Gibbons.

In 1950, The Pluto film, “Food for Feudin'” is released. Chip ʹnʹ Dale also appear.

In 1951, WCBS-TV televised the first baseball game broadcast in color, a Brooklyn Dodgersʹ 8-1 victory over the visiting Boston Braves in the first game of a twin bill, with the Braves taking the second game 8-4 over the Dodgers. Brooklynʹs announcers Red Barber and Connie Desmond provide the play-by-play commentary for the Ebbets Field contest, detailing Ralph Brancaʹs victory over eventual 20-game winner Warren Spahn.

In 1951, “Thatʹs My Boy” Makes The Pop Chart by Stan Freberg; will peak at #30.

In 1956, “The Flying Saucer”, by Buchanan and Goodman entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1958, “Bird Dog”, by Everly Brothers entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1962, Beach Boys released “Surfin' Safari”.

In 1962, R.C., “Ben Crazy” by Dickie Goodman peaked at #44 on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, R.C., “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do” by Neil Sedaka peaked at number one on the pop singles chart; it was parodied in 1984 into “Breaking Up Is Hard On You (a/k/a Donʹt Take Ma Bell Away From Me)” by the American Comedy Network.

In 1962, R.C., “Callin' Doctor Casey” by John D. Loudermilk peaked at #83 on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, R.C., “Route 66 Theme” by Nelson Riddle peaked at #30 on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, R.C., “Twist And Shout” by The Isley Brothers peaked at #17 on the pop singles chart.

In 1963, The Kingston Trio were the mystery guests on the game show “Whatʹs My Line?”

In 1965, TVʹS SHINDIG Guests include SONNY BONO (“LAUGH AT ME”)

In 1966, “Lil' Red Riding Hood” single by Sam The Sham and The Pharoahs was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1972, It was declared “Cheech and Chong Day” in San Antonio, Texas, by the mayor. Their album “Big Bambu” was near the top of the U.S. album chart. The cityʹs mayor learns of the comic duoʹs pledge to donate a free concert to the winners of a local high schoolʹs voter-registration contest.

In 1973, R.C., “Live And Let Die” by Wings peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.

In 1973, R.C., “Lord, Mr. Ford” by Jerry Reed peaked at #68 on the pop singles chart.

In 1973, R.C., “Monster Mash” by Bobby “Boris” Pickett and The Cryptkickers reentered the chart and peaked at number ten on the pop singles chart.

In 1973, R.C., “Uneasy Rider” by Charlie Daniels peaked at number nine on the pop singles chart.

In 1979, R.C., “I Was Made For Lovin' You” by Kiss peaked at #11 on the pop singles chart.

In 1979, R.C., “The Main Event/Fight” by Barbra Streisand peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1979, R.C., “When Youʹre In Love With A Beautiful Woman” by Doctor Hook peaked at number six on the pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Empty Glass” album by Pete Townshend was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1982, The debut of Anglo-American pop-rock band, the Pretenders is certified platinum about three years after itʹs released. The L.P. contained two hits, “Brass in Pocket” and “Kid.”

In 1984, During a voice test for a paid political radio address, President Reagan made a comment in jest, “My fellow Americans, I am pleased to tell you today that Iʹve just signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five minutes”. The comments are broadcast, causing an international uproar. Reagan didnʹt realize that his microphone was on as he said that famous joke.

In 1984, R.C., “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1984, R.C., “I Send A Message” by INXS peaked at #77 on the pop singles chart.

In 1984, R.C., “Sad Songs (Say So Much)” by Elton John peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Foulups, Bleeps,& Blunders”, TV Variety; last aired on ABC.

In 1987, A sad day in monologue history as Clara “Whereʹs the Beef?” Peller dies. Clara Peller, the elderly woman in the “Whereʹs the beef?” commercials for Wendyʹs, was 86.

In 1988, 08 x 11 = 88

In 1990, NBC burns off its last episode of the “Ferris Bueller” sitcom, with our hero and sidekick Cameron trying to finish a class paper.

In 1990, On the cover of TV Guide: “Michael Jordan, Joe Montana, Bo Jackson”. Other Articles: TV, Sports, etc.

In 1990, R.C., “The Power” by Snap! peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.

In 1991, Most Tap Dancers Performing Together: 5,622 people.

In 1991, “Doug”, “Ren and Stimpy Show”, and “Rugrats”, TV Cartoon Shows, debut on the Nickelodeon cable channel, launching the networkʹs first Snick original programming prime-time block.

In 1994, Carl Hutchins married Rachel Cory on Another World

In 1995, A private funeral is held for Jerry Garcia at an Episcopal church in San Francisco. The same day, President Clinton calls the guitarist-vocalist “a genius.”

In 1995, The live-action feature film, “A Kid in King Arthurʹs Court” is released in theaters.

In 1995, The movie “Dangerous Minds” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1995, “Macarena” single by Los Del Rio was released

In 1996, “The Big Easy” began airing on USA Network

In 1997, On General Hospital, Sonny shot and killed rival mobster and former father-in-law Rivera just as Rivera was about to shoot Brenda.

In 1997, The softly lit Barbara Walters explains to the first viewers of her new show, “The View,” that she “always wanted to do a show with women of different generations, backgrounds and views — a working mother (who will never desert me for CBS), a professional in her 30s (who loves shoes), a young woman just starting out (who I can fire for being a joke), and then somebody whoʹs done almost everything and will say almost anything (whose voice challenges anyone to listen to her). And in a perfect world, Iʹd get to join the group whenever I wanted.” All ABC wants is more of an audience than had ever tuned in to the wretched “Mike and Maty” and “Caryl and Marilyn: Real Friends.”

In 1998, “Zoog Disney” Friday and Saturday blocks began airing on Disney Channel

In 1998, Sunrise, Florida, declared this day “Smashing Pumpkins Day.”

In 1999, A visit by the New York City fire department was nothing to worry about for “Late Show” host David Letterman. About two dozen staffers working in The Ed Sullivan Theater were evacuated when a construction crew working around the corner discovered a crack in the exterior wall of an adjacent building. Sixty to 75 people were cleared from three buildings while engineers investigated, but the crack turned out to be nothing serious. Letterman himself wasnʹt there, but that didnʹt stop him from taking advantage. He rolled “dramatic footage” of the building crack and quipped “Weʹre all lucky to be alive.”

In 2000, The movies “The Replacements” and “Autumn in New York” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2000, “Later Today,” an unsuccessful clone of “The View” with Jodi Applegate, Asha Blake and Florence Henderson, wonʹt be airing later tomorrow again as it had its final airing on NBC, with the timeslot being filled by a third hour with Matt, Katie and Al on Monday.

In 2001, On the cover of TV Guide: Justin Timberlake and Britney Spears, Katie Holmes and Chris Klein, Jessica Alba and Michael Weatherly, Sarah Micelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr.

In 2001, “Cubix: Robots for Everyone” began airing on Kidsʹ WB

In 2004, The movie “The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2006, The movies “Pulse”, “Little Miss Sunshine”, and “Zoom” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2013, “Marvelʹs Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.” began airing on Disney XD

In 2014, Robin Williams, 63, a brilliant shape-shifter who could channel his frenetic energy into delightful comic characters like “Mrs. Doubtfire” or harness it into richly nuanced work like his Oscar-winning turn in “Good Will Hunting,” died in Tiburon, California, a suicide.

In 2017, The movies “The Glass Castle”, “The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature”, “Ingrid Goes West”, “The Only Living Boy in New York” and “The Trip to Spain” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2020, Democrat Joe Biden named California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate; Harris was the first Black woman on a major partyʹs presidential ticket.

In 2020, Russia became the first country to approve a coronavirus vaccine.

In 2020, Singer and guitarist Trini Lopez, known for his versions of “Lemon Tree” and “If I Had a Hammer” in the 1960s, died in California at 83 from complications of COVID-19.

In 2088, 08 x 11 = 88

In 3114, B.C., the cycle of the Mayan “Long Count” calendar began. (By some estimates, the cycle will end, and a new one will begin, on December 21 of 2012.)

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Holidays

Saint Clare of Assisi Feast Day
National Psychiatric Technician Week (Day 5)
[Central African Republic, Chad] Independence Day (1960)
[Jordan] Coronation Day/Accession of King Hussein
[USA] Presidential Joke Day (Reagan outlawa Russia in 1984)
Annual Medical Check-Up Day
Explore Your Roots Day
Meteor Shower Night
Umpire Appreciation Day

Reminders

Astrological sign: Leo: The Lion (7-23 thru 8-22); Ruling Planet: Sun. Element: Fire. Traits: Forceful, generous, creative, well-organized. Body part associated with this sign: The heart. Occupations: Supervisor, actor, king, activities requiring physical strength, bartender.
Astrological sign: Virgo: The Virgin (8-23 thru 9-22); Symbol: The Virgin. Ruling Planet: Mercury. Element: Earth. Traits: Analytical, discriminating, modest, neat. Body part associated with this sign: The belly. Occupations: Editor, medicine, chemistry, research, accounting.
Flowers: gladiolus and poppy
Gems: sardonyx and peridot
Full Moon: Sturgeon Moon and Barley Moon?
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
Hurricane Season Months in the West (June 1-Oct 31)
American Artists Appreciation Month
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Breastfeeding Month
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National Parks Month
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Science, Medicine and Technology Books Month
Dog Days of Summer (thru 8-15)
Kappa Cygnid meteor shower, radiant in Cygnus (thru 8-20)
Perseid meteor shower, radiant in Cassiopeia (thru 8-14)
Total eclipse visible over Central Europe & Asia in 1999
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