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Last Updated 07-03-2021

🎭🎵Ann Marie Blyth -- is 93 in the year 2021 and 94 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1928
Actress, Commercial Actress, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Mt. Kisco, NY
Misc: Hostess Cupcake ads

🏆Jon Lindbergh -- is 89 in the year 2021 and 90 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1932
Diver
Names/Places: Charles' second son

🎵Pervis Spann -- is 89 in the year 2021 and 90 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1932
Hall of Famer, Music Figure
Misc: an American broadcaster and music promoter, who has been influential in the development of blues music in Chicago.

🎭Gary Clarke -- is 88 in the year 2021 and 89 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1933
Actor
TV Shows: The Virginian (as Steve Hill), Hondo
Movie Titles: Tombstone, The Paperboy

🎭Julie Newmar -- is 88 in the year 2021 and 89 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1933
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Dancer
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; RN:Julia Charlene Newmeyer
Misc: not b. 1930 or 1935
TV Shows: My Living Doll, Batman (as The Catwoman)
Movie Titles: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Mackenna's Gold, Ghosts Can't Do It

🎭John Standing -- is 87 in the year 2021 and 88 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1934
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, English
Misc: a seventh-generation actor
TV Shows: Lime Street
Movie Titles: V for Vendetta, The Elephant Man, 8 1/2 Women, The Man Who Knew Too Little

🎭🎵Ketty Lester -- is 87 in the year 2021 and 88 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1934
Actress, Singer
Names/Places: RN:Revoyda Frierson
TV Shows: Little House on the Prarie (as Hester Sue Terhune), Morningstar/Eveningstar
Movie Titles: Blacula, House Party 3

🏆🏈Bill Glass -- is 86 in the year 2021 and 87 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1935
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive End, College Football Player, CFL Figure
Sports Teams: Saskatchewan Roughriders (CFL, 1957) Detroit Lions (1958-1961), Cleveland Browns (1962-1968)

🎭Anita Gillette -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1936 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Me & the Chimp, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (as Alice), All that Glitters, The Baxters, Quincy M.E. (as Dr. Emily Hanover)
Movie Titles: Shall We Dance?, Moonstruck, She's the One

🏆🏀Lindsay Gaze -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1936 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Basketball Coach, Basketball Player, Olympic Athlete, South Australian
Misc: in the Sport Australia Hall of Fame, Basketball Hall of Fame as a coach and the FIBA Hall of Fame as a Player
Sports Teams: Melbourne Tigers (coach 1984-2005)

🎭Lorraine Gary -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1937
Actress
Misc: retired from acting in 1987
Movie Titles: 1941, Jaws (series)

🎵David Behrman -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1937
Composer
Misc: producer of Columbia Records' Music of Our Time series.

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🏆⚾Bob "Buck" Rodgers -- is 83 in the year 2021 and 84 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1938 N.S.
MLB Manager, MLB Coach, MLB Catcher

✍🎭Bruce Beresford -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1940
Screen/Scriptwriter, Producer/Director, Australian
Movie Titles: Double Jeopardy, Breaker Morant, Tender Mercies, Driving Miss Daisy

🏆🎾Lesley Turner Bowrey -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1942
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Australian

🎭🎵Sharon Baird -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1943 N.S.
TV Actress, Singer
Names/Places: aka Sharon Lee Kaiser
TV Shows: Annette (as Kitty), The Mickey Mouse Club, New Zoo Revue (as Charlie the Owl), HR Pufinstuf (as Judy Frog/Lady Boyd/Shirley Pufinstuf), Land of the Lost (as Sa), Lidsville (as Raunchy Rabbit), Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (as Big Daddy Ooze), The Bugaloos (as Funky Rat)
Movie Titles: The Lord of the Rings (1978)

🎨Les Krims -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1943
Photographer

🎭Suzanne Farrell -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1945
Ballerina
Names/Places: RN:Roberta Sue Ficker

✍🎭Bob Balaban -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1945
Author, Actor, Producer/Director
Names/Places: aka FN:Robert
Movie Titles: Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Moonrise Kingdom, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Ghost World, 2010, Girlfriends, Absence of Malice, Altered States, A Mighty Wind

🎵🎸Gordon "Snowy" Fleet -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1945 N.S.
Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Group Names: The Easybeats

⛪🎭Lesley Ann Warren -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1946
Jewish, TV/Movie Actress, Producer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: Mission: Impossible (as Dana Lambert), 79 Park Avenue, Pearl
Movie Titles: Secretary, The Limey, Jobs, 110 in the Shade, Portrait of a Stripper, Victor/Victoria

🏆John Howard -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1947
Sports Figure
Misc: speed record (152.284 mph at Bonneville Flats, UT)

🏆⚾Mike Jorgensen -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1948 N.S.
MLB Manager, MLB First Baseman
Misc: Gold Glove
Sports Teams: New York Mets, Montreal Expos

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🎵Danny Flowers -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1948
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist
Misc: known for writing songs for other musicians

🎵🎸Joey Spampinato -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1948 N.S.
Multi-instrumentalist, Rockabilly Singer
Group Names: NRBQ

🎵🎸Barry Hay -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1948
Songwriter, Flautist, Saxophonist, Rock & Roll Singer, Dutch (Netherlands)
Group Names: Golden Earring

🎭🎮Malcolm Groome -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1949
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Movie Titles: The Spitfire Grill, Gideon's Trumpet
Video Games: SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs

🎵🎸William "Sputnik" Spooner -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1949 N.S.
Singer, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Misc: Sharon Porter pointed out he was b. 8/16/49, other sources list April or May 16 or born 1939 or 1941
Group Names: The Tubes

🎭Marshall Manesh -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1950 N.S.
Actor, Producer, Iranian
TV Shows: How I Met Your Mother (as Ranjit), Cooper Barrett's Guide to Surviving Life, Will and Grace
Movie Titles: The Big Lebowski, True Lies, Pirates of the Caribbean, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

🎭Reginald VelJohnson -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1952
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Family Matters (as Carl Winslow), Hart of Dixie (as Dash Dewitt), Hitting the Breaks (as Chauncey Van Delaware)
Movie Titles: Ghostbusters, Die Hard (series)

🎵Gianna Rolandi -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1952
Opera Soprano

🎭Caitlin O'Heaney -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1953
Actress
TV Shows: Apple Pie, Tales of the Gold Monkey (as Sarah), The Charmings (as Snow White)
Movie Titles: The Emperor's Club, Late Phases

✍⛪📰🎭🎵Kathie Lee Gifford -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1953
Hall of Famer, Dramatist/Playwright, Jewish, Correspondent, Actress, Soap Actress, TV Talk Show Hostess, Producer, Songwriter, Singer, French
Names/Places: Hebrew-Christian; RLN:Epstein; Paul Johnson's, then Frank's wife
Misc: Carnival Cruise Lines spokesperson
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives, Hee Haw Honeys, Good Morning America (correspondent), Regis & Kathie Lee, Today

🏆⚾Nick Leyva -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1953
MLB Manager, MLB Coach
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies (1988-91)

🎵James "J.T." Taylor -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1953
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Misc: added the "J.T." initials so as not to be confused with mellow man James Taylor
Group Names: Kool and the Gang

✍🎭James Cameron -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1954
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Producer/Director, Canadian
Movie Titles: Xenogenesis, The Abyss, The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Avatar, Titanic, Rambo II, Aliens, True Lies

🎭Jeff Perry -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1955
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Grey's Anatomy (as Thatcher Grey), Nash Bridges (as Harvey Leek), Scandal (as Cyrus Beene)
Movie Titles: Wild Things, The Griftersl

🎭Laura Innes -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1957
Actress, Director
TV Shows: ER (as Dr. Kerry Weaver)
Movie Titles: Deep Impact

🏆🏀James Donaldson -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1957
NBA Player

🎵🎸Tim Farriss -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1957
Rock & Roll Guitarist, Australian
Group Names: INXS

🎭Jonathan Prince -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1958
Actor
Names/Places: Julie Warner's hubby
TV Shows: Mr. Merlin, Alice (as Danny), American Dreams (writer), The Cleaner (writer)
Movie Titles: 18 Again!

🎭🎵Madonna -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1958
Hall of Famer, Vegetarian, Movie/Stage Actress, Producer, Dancer, Songwriter, Hip-Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Bay City, NJ; RN:Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone Penn; Sean Penn's ex-wife
Misc: her "Like A Virgin" was parodied by "Weird Al" into "Like A Surgeon"
Song Titles: Everybody, Burnin' Up, Physical Attraction, Holiday, Borderline, Lucky Star, Burning Up, Like A Virgin, Material Girl, Crazy For You, Angel, Into The Groove, Dress You Up, Gambler, Live To Tell, Papa Don't Preach, True Blue, Open Your Heart, La Isla Bonita, Who's That Girl, Causing A Commotion, Like A Prayer, Erotica, Deeper and Deeper, Ray of Light
Movie Titles: Desparately Seeking Susan, Who's That Girl, Shanghai Surprise, Dick Tracy (as Breathless Mahoney), A League of Their Own, Evita, The Next Best Thing, Arthur and the Invisibles

🏆🎾José Luis -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1958
Tennis Player, Argentine

🎭🎮🎵Angela Bassett -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1958
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Video Game Voice Actress, Singer
TV Shows: ER (as Cate Banfield), American Horror Story (as Ramona Royale)
Movie Titles: Malcolm X, What's Love Got to Do With It, Waiting To Exhale, Contact, How Stella Got Her Groove Back, Music of the Heart, The Score
Video Games: Rainbow Six: Siege

🎭Timothy Hutton -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1960
Movie Actor, Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Malubu, ex-Brat Pack; Debra Winger's ex-; Jim's son
TV Shows: Leverage (as Sherriff Nathan Ford), American Crime (as Coach Dan Sullivan)
Movie Titles: The Ghost Writerm Kinsey, Falcon & the Snowman, Ordinary People, Beautiful Girls, The General's Daughter

🏆🏈Christian Okoye -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1961
NFL Runningback
Misc: UPI's AFL offensive player of the year [1989]
Sports Teams: Kansas City Chiefs

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🎭Steven Carell -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1962 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Watching Ellie (as Edgar), The Office (as Michael Scott)
Movie Titles: Despicable Me, Crazy Stupid Love, The 40 Year Old Virgin, Little Miss Sunshine, Evan Almighty, Dan in Real Life, Horton Hears a Who, Get Smart (2008 movie)

🎵Vendela Astrid Paterson Young -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1962
Songwriter, Singer, Canadian
Names/Places: Neil Young's Half Sister; performs as Astrid Young

🏆🏌Scott Dunlap -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1963
Golfer

🏆🏉Nigel Redman -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1964
Rugby Player, English

🏆⚾Rick Reed -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1964
MLB Player

🏆🎾Jimmy Arias -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1964
Tennis Player
Misc: US Davis Cup team

🎵Nelson Bermejo-Plata -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1964
Radio Disc Jock
Names/Places: Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico
Misc: Radio Personality & Commercial Announcer

🏆🏈Todd McNair -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1965
NFL Runningback

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🏆⚾Xavier Hernandez -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1965
MLB Pitcher

🏆🏒Ed Olczyk -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1966
Hall of Famer, Sports Commentator, NHL Center, Hockey Coach, American
Names/Places: RN:Edward Walter "Eddie" Olczyk, Jr.
Sports Teams: Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets, New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, Pittsburgh Penguins

🏆⚾Terry Shumpert -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1966
MLB Player

🏆🏈Matt Vanderbeek -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1967
NFL Player

🎭🎵Donovan Leitch -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1967
Actor, Producer/Director, Singer, English
Names/Places: son of Donovan
Movie Titles: Glory, The Blob, Cutting Class, I Shot Andy Warhol

🎵M. C. Remedee -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1967
Music Figure
Group Names: Cookie Crew

🎭Jase Robertson -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1969 N.S.
Reality TV Star

🎭🏆Becky Delos Santos -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1969
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: April 1994

🎭🎮Andy Milder -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1969
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Legion of Super Heroes, Austin and Ally (as Lester), Weeds (as Dean Hodes)
Movie Titles: Apollo 13, Armageddon, Frost/Nixon, Star Trek (series), Seven Pounds, Frost/Nixon, Transformers
Video Games: Lego Star Wars (series)

🎭🎮🎵🎷Kate Higgins -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1969 N.S.
Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Video Game Voice Actress, Jazz Musician
Misc: prolific anime voice actress
TV Shows: Tenkai Knights, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Sailor Moon Crystal, Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse, Naruto (series as Sakura Haruno), Bleach
Video Games: Mario and Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Naruto (series), Lord of Magna (series), Xenoblade (series), Monster High (series)

🏆🏈Ben Coates -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1969 N.S.
NFL Tight End

🎭Seth Peterson -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1970 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Burn Notice, Providence (as Robbie Hansen)
Movie Titles: Hate Crime, Godzilla (1998), Can't Hardly Wait

🏆🏈Adrian Hardy -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1970
NFL Defensive

🏆🏈Eric Swann -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1970
NFL Defensive, NFL Linebacker

🏆⚾Quinton McCracken -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1970
MLB Player

🏆🏈Willie Jackson -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1971
NFL Wide Receiver, College Football Player

🎭Frankie Boyle -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1972 N.S.
Comedian, Panelist, Scottish
Video Titles: Frankie Boyle: Live in 2008
TV Shows: Mock the Week (panelist), Distraction (writer), TV Heaven Telly Hell (writer)

🏆🏈Eddie Goines -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1972
NFL Wide Receiver

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🏆🏈Zach Wiegert -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1972
NFL Guard, NFL Tackle, College Football Player

🎵Emily Robison -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1972
Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Country Singer
Names/Places: RN: Emily Burns Erwin
Group Names: Dixie Chicks

🏆⚾Damian Jackson -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1973
MLB Second Baseman

🎭Joaquin Reyes -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1974 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Spanish
TV Shows: Museo Coconut, Muchachada Nui, La Hora Chanante
Movie Titles: Ghost Graduation

🏆🏈Ryan Longwell -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1974
NFL Kicker
Misc: Superbowl XXXI
Sports Teams: Green Bay Packers

🏆🏁🏊Egerszegi Krisztina -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1974 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Hungarian

🏆⚾Roger Cedeño -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1974
MLB Player, Venezuelan

🎭🏆George Stults -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1975
Actor, Model
TV Shows: 7th Heaven (as Kevin Kinkirk)
Movie Titles: Hydra, Necrosis, Night Skies

✍🎭Taika Waititi -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1975 N.S.
Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian, Filmmaker, Director, New Zealand

🎭Crystal McKellar -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1976
Environmentalist, TV Actress
Names/Places: Danica's sister
TV Shows: The Wonder Years (as Becky Slater)

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🎭Josh Casaubon -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1978
Actor, Producer
Movie Titles: The Good Shepherd, Down Dog, Too Big to Fail, Rainbow Rabbit Reliant

🏆Mingxia Fu -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1978 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, Chinese

🏆🏈David Givens -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1980
NFL Wide Receiver

🏆🏈Kevin Williams -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1980
NFL Tackle

🎵Vanessa Carlton -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1980
Pop Singer

🎭Cam Gigandet -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1982
Actor
TV Shows: The O.C. (as Kevin Volchok)
Movie Titles: Red Sky, Twilight, Easy A, Pandorum, Priest, Never Back Down

🎭Jonathan Bouck -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1982
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 2002
Movie Titles: Small Soldiers, Parenthood, The Man From Left Field

🎭🎮Todd Haberkorn -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1982 N.S.
Cartoon Voice Actor, Director, Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: prolific anime voice actor
TV Shows: Soul Eater (as Death the Kid), D.Gray-man, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (as Ling Yao)
Movie Titles: The Collector
Video Games: Return of the Guitar Lord, Final Fantasy (series), Dragon Ball: Xenoverse, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Naruto Shippuden (series)

🎭Agnes Bruckner -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1985
Actress, Producer
Movie Titles: Stateside, Blood and Chocolate, Murder by Numbers, The Woods, Venom

🎭🎮Arden Cho -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1985 N.S.
Actress, Stuntwoman, Video Game Voice Actress
TV Shows: Teen Wolf (as Kira Yukimura)
Video Games: Tomb Raider

🎭Cristin Milioti -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1985
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Fargo, How I Met Your Mother (as Tracy McConnell), The Mindy Project
Movie Titles: The Wolf on Wall Street, Sleepwalk With Me, Year of the Carnivore

🎵Taylor Goldsmith -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1985
Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Dawes

🎭Shawn Pyfrom -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1986
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Desperate Housewives (as Andrew Van De Kamp)
Movie Titles: Pay It Forward, The Shaggy Dog, The Darkroom

🏆🥊Colin Cassady -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1986 N.S.
Wrestler

🏆⚾Martín Maldonado -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1986 N.S.
MLB Catcher, Puerto Rican
Misc: 1x Gold Glove

🎵Ashton Shepherd -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1986
Country Singer

🎭Okieriete Onaodowan -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1987 N.S.
Actor

🎵Dan Smyers -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1987
Country Singer
Group Names: Dan + Shay

🏆🏒Carey Price -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1987 N.S.
NHL Goaltender, Canadian

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🎭Kevin G. Schmidt -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1988
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Poor Paul
Movie Titles: The Butterfly Effect, Cheaper by the Dozen

🎭Parker Young -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1988
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Enlisted (as Private Randy Hill), Suburgatory (as Ryan Shay)
Movie Titles: 4th Man Out, Animal

🎭Rumer Glenn Willis -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1988
Actress
Names/Places: Demi Moore & Bruce Willis' daughter
TV Shows: 90210 (as Gia Mannetti)
Movie Titles: The Whole Nine Yards, Hostage, Striptease, The House Bunny, Wild Cherry

✍🎭Adam Berg -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1989 N.S.
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Studio C

🎭Evanna Lynch -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1991 N.S.
Actress, Irish
TV Shows: Harry Potter (series as Luna)

🎵Young Thug -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1991 N.S.
Rapper

Emily Grace Trebek -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1993
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Jean and Alex's girl

🎭Cameron Monaghan -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1993 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Gotham (as Jerome Valeska), Shameless (as Ian Gallagher)
Movie Titles: The Giber, Mercy Street, Vampire Academy

🎵🎸Maggie Rogers -- is 26 in the year 2021 and 27 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1995 N.S.
Folk Singer, Alternative Rock Singer

🎵Greyson Chance -- is 24 in the year 2021 and 25 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1997
Singer, Pianist

🏆⛸Karen Chen -- is 22 in the year 2021 and 23 in the year 2022; b.8/16/1999 N.S.
Figure Skater, American

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Grace Anne Matthews -- is 20 in the year 2021 and 21 in the year 2022; b.8/16/2001
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Ashley and Dave's twin daughter

Marcus Jeremiah Andrews -- is 20 in the year 2021 and 21 in the year 2022; b.8/16/2001
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Michelle and Real's son

Stella Busina Matthews -- is 20 in the year 2021 and 21 in the year 2022; b.8/16/2001
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Ashley and Dave's twin daughter

Ryan Anthony -- is 18 in the year 2021 and 19 in the year 2022; b.8/16/2003
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Dayanara Torres and Marc's son

Holden Fletcher Fraser -- is 17 in the year 2021 and 18 in the year 2022; b.8/16/2004
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Afton and Brendan's son

Samuel Wyatt Cohn -- is 15 in the year 2021 and 16 in the year 2022; b.8/16/2006
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Elizabeth Vargas and Marc's son

Wyatt Oliver Olsen -- is 8 in the year 2021 and 9 in the year 2022; b.8/16/2013
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Sarah Wright and Eric Christian Olsen's son

🎭Summer Rain Rutler -- is 7 in the year 2021 and 8 in the year 2022; b.8/16/2014
Actress
Names/Places: Christina Aguilera and Matt's daughter

🎨Agostino Carracci -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1557 d.3/22/1602 (44)
Artist, Italian
Misc: Printmaker

Mirabeau Lamar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1798 d.12/19/1859 (61)
Head of State
Misc: Second president of the Republic of Texas.

Arthur Cayley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1821 d.1/26/1895 (73)
Mathematician, British

Wilhelm Wundt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1832 d.8/31/1920 (88)
Scientist, Psychologist, German
Misc: father of scientific psychology

Gabriel Lippmann -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1845 N.S. d.7/13/1921 N.S. (55)
Inventor, Physicist, French
Misc: inventor of color photography Color photography

Francis Darwin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1848 d.2/19/1925 (76)
Botanist, English
Misc: the son of a British naturalist and scientist Charles Darwin

Jules Laforgue -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1860 d.8/20/1887 (27)
Writer, French
Misc: a master of lyrical irony and one of the inventors of vers libre ("free verse").

🏆⚾🏈🏀Amos Alonzo Stagg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1862 d.3/17/1965 (102)
Hall of Famer, College Baseball Coach, College Football Coach, NBA Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: Grand Old Man of Football; 57-yr coach; coached Univ. of Chicago ftbl team 41 yrs incl 5 undefeated seasons; introduced the huddle, tackling dummy, man-in-motion, and end-around play; in the College Football and Basketball Halls of Fame.
Sports Teams: Yale (1885-1889), University of Chicago (as player, 1892, as football coach, 1892-1932), Pacific (football coach, CA, 1933-1946), Susquehanna (associate football HC, 1947-1952), Chicago (basketball coach, 1920-1921, Chicago (baseball coach, 1893-1905, 1907-1913)

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Frederic Stanley Kipping -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1863 d.5/1/1949 (85)
Chemist, British
Misc: pioneered in the chemistry of silicones, organic derivatives of silicon.

📰Bernard MacFadden -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1868 d.10/12/1955 (87)
Publisher
Misc: Physical Culture Magazine, True Story Magazine, True Romances, True Detective Mysteries Magazine

🎨Edward McCartan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1879 N.S. d.9/20/1947 N.S. (68)
Sculptor, American

⚛📰Hugo Gernsback -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1884 d.8/19/1967 (83)
Inventor, Publisher
Misc: Radio & electronic devices; responsible for Science Fiction becoming an independent literary form

🎨Myron "Grim" Natwick -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1890 N.S. d.10/7/1990 N.S. (100)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Betty Boop creator

🎨Otto Messner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1892 d.10/28/1983 (91)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Felix the Cat

🎨Hal Foster -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1892 d.7/25/1982 (89)
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Canadian
Misc: Tarzan, Prince Valiant, known for its fine drawing and historical detail.

💰George Meany -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1894 d.1/10/1980 (85)
Leader
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: the first president of the AFL-CIO

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🎭Lucien Littlefield -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1895 d.6/4/1960 (64)
Actor
TV Shows: Blondie (as Mr. Beasley, 1957)

🎭Robert Ringling -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1897 d.1/3/1950 (52)
Entertainment Figure
Misc: circus master

🎭Glenn Strange -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1899 d.9/20/1973 (74)
TV/Movie Actor
Misc: mostly in western films usually as a villian
TV Shows: Gunsmoke (as Sam the bartender)
Movie Titles: Frankenstein

🎭Walter Kinsella -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1900 d.5/11/1975 (74)
Actor
TV Shows: Martin Kane (as Happy McMann)

Roman Hruska -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1904 d.4/25/1999 (94)
Senator
Misc: "mediocrity" (he meant the judges and lawyers) deserved representation on the U.S. Supreme Court that undoubtedly was his best remembered quote
Song Titles: Dead Puppies (was referenced in the song by Ogden Edsl)

Wendell M. Stanley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1904 d.6/15/1971 (66)
Biochemist, Spanish
Misc: the first to purify and crystalize a virus (Nobel 1946) thus demonstrating their molecular structure

🎭Gloria Blondell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1910 d.3/25/1986 (75)
TV Actress
Names/Places: Joan's sister
Misc: some say b. 1915
TV Shows: Life of Riley (as Honeybee Gillis)

🎭Mae Clarke -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1910 N.S. d.4/29/1992 N.S. (81)
Actress
Names/Places: b. in Philadelphia; RN:Mary Klotz
Misc: most noted for playing Frankenstein's bride, chased by Boris Karloff in Frankenstein
Movie Titles: Frankenstein, Waterloo Bridge; Frankenstein

🏆🏀William C. "Skinny" Johnson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1911 N.S. d.2/5/1980 N.S. (68)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player
Sports Teams: Kansas (College, 1930-1933)

📰Ernst Friedrich Schumacher -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1911 d.9/4/1977 (66)
Economist, British
Misc: developed the influential concepts of "intermediate technology" and "small is beautiful."

Menachem Begin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1913 d.3/9/1992 (78)
Prime Minister, Polish
Misc: Israeli P.M. (1977-80, 81-83, Nobel 1979)

🏆🏒Bob Blake -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1914 N.S. d.11/26/2008 N.S. (94)
Hall of Famer, NHL Player
Misc: played mostly in the smaller leagues
Sports Teams: Boston Bruins (1935-36)

🎵Al Hibbler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1915 d.4/24/2001 (85)
Singer, Baritone
Group Names: Duke Ellington's band

Charles Bukowski -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1920 N.S. d.3/9/1994 N.S. (73)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Short Story Writer, Poet, Screen/Scriptwriter, German
Book Titles: Hollywood: A Novel

✍📰Louis Lomax -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1922 N.S. d.7/30/1970 N.S. (47)
Writer, Journalist, Commentator

🏆⚾Gene Woodlin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1922 d.6/2/2001 (78)
MLB Player

🎵Ernie Freeman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1922 d.5/16/1981 (58)
Conductor/Composer, Arranger, Pianist
Misc: musical director for Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr., Frank Sinatra, and Connie Francis

🎭🎵Fess Parker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1924 d.3/18/2010 (85)
TV/Movie Actor, Folk Singer
Names/Places: b. in Fort Worth, TX
Misc: some say b. '25, '26, or '27
TV Shows: Davy Crockett (star and singer), Daniel Boone (star and singer), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (as Senator Eugene Smith)
Movie Titles: Old Yeller

🎵🎷Mal Waldron -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1925 d.12/2/2002 (77)
Composer, Soprano-sax, Jazz Pianist

Norman Wexler III -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1926 d.8/23/1999 (73)
Screen/Scriptwriter
Movie Titles: Saturday Night Fever, Serpico, Stayin' Alive

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🎭Lois Nettleton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1927 d.1/18/2008 (80)
Actress
TV Shows: All that Glitters, Centennial, General Hospital

📰Neil Strawser -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1927 d.12/31/2005 (78)
Newscaster, Journalist

🎵Johnny "Ace" Harris -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1927 N.S. d.4/26/2000 N.S. (72)
Pianist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Misc: some souces say d. Apr 25
Group Names: The Ink Spots

🏆🏀George King -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1928 d.10/5/2006 (78)
NBA Player

🎵🎷Carl Perkins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1928 d.3/17/1958 (29)
Pianist, Jazz Performer
Misc: not to be confused with the country star of the same name

🎵Eddie Kirkland -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1928 d.2/27/2011 (82)
Songwriter, Singer, Harmonicaist, Blues Guitarist

⛪🎵🏆Eydie Gorme -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1928 d.8/10/2013 (84)
Jewish, Singer, Model
Names/Places: b. in Bronx; Steve Lawrence's wife; RN:Edith Gormezano
TV Shows: Tonight Show (regular in the 1950s)

🏆🥊Fritz Von Erich -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1929 N.S. d.9/10/1997 N.S. (68)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Jack Barton Adkisson
Misc: Wrestling promoter and the patriarch of the Von Erich family.

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🎵🎷Bill Evans -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1929 N.S. d.9/15/1980 N.S. (51)
Composer, Jazz Pianist
Misc: An innovative pianist
Group Names: Miles Davis

✍🎭Robert Culp -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1930 d.3/24/2010 (79)
Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Director
Names/Places: b. in Berkeley, CA
TV Shows: I Spy (as Kelly Robinson), Greatest American Hero (as Bill Maxwell)
Movie Titles: Trackdown

🏆🏈Frank Gifford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1930 N.S. d.8/9/2015 N.S. (84)
Hall of Famer, Football Announcer, NFL Quarterback, NFL Runningback
Names/Places: b. in Santa Monica, CA; Kathie Lee's husband
Misc: Monday Night Football 1971-97; 78 TDs, 5434 yds passing; 4-time All-Pro (1955-57,59); NFL MVP in 1956; led NY Giants to 3 NFL title games; TV sportscaster since 1958, beginning career while still a player.
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1952-1960, 1962-1964)

🎭🏆🎾Tony Trabert -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1930 N.S. d.2/3/2021 N.S. (90)
Hall of Famer, TV Host, Tennis Player, Tennis Coach
Names/Places: RN:Marion Anthony Trabert
Misc: U.S. Open 1953, 1955; 1955 Wimbledon

Christopher Okigbo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1930 d.8/??/1967 (36)
Poet, African
Misc: I can't find exact date of death. Month and year is all I can find.

Leslie Manigat -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1930 d.6/27/2014 (83)
Head of State, Haitian

🎭Betsy Von Furstenberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1931 d.4/21/2015 (83)
Actress, German
Names/Places: RN:Elizabeth Caroline Maria Agatha Felicitas Therese von Furstenberg-Hedringen

🎭🎮Carole Shelley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1939 N.S. d.8/31/2018 N.S. (79)
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Video Game Voice Actress, English
Movie Titles: Hercules, Robin Hood (1973)
Video Games: Hercules, Disney's Hades Challenge

🎵Eric Weissberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1939 N.S. d.3/22/2020 N.S. (80)
Multi-instrumentalist, Banjoist, Folk Singer, Bluegrass Singer
Group Names: The Tarriers
Album Titles: Dueling Banjos

🎵Billy Joe Shaver -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1939 N.S. d.10/28/2020 N.S. (81)
Songwriter, Country Singer

🎵Sean Bonniwell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1940 d.12/20/2011 (71)
Songwriter, Singer
Group Names: Music Machine (as lead)

🎵Robert Lester -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1942 N.S. d.1/21/2010 N.S. (67)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Musician
Names/Places: NN:Squirrel
Group Names: Chi-Lites

🎵Barbara George -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1942 d.8/10/2006 (63)
Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer

🏆🏈Woody Peoples -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1943 d.10/12/2010 (67)
NFL Player
Misc: Super Bowl XV
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Eagles

🎵🎸Kevin Ayers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1944 d.2/18/2013 N.S. (68)
Songwriter, Bassist, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Group Names: Soft Machine, soloist

🎵🎸Gary Loizzo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1945 d.1/16/2016 N.S. (70)
Music Producer, Musical Engineer, Rock Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: MN: Alexander
Group Names: American Breed

🏆🥊Hoyt Richard "Dick" Murdoch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1946 N.S. d.6/15/1996 N.S. (49)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler

🎵🎸Scott "Rock Action" Asheton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1949 d.3/15/2014 (64)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: The Stooges

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🎭Richard Hunt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1951 d.1/7/1992 (40)
Puppeteer
TV Shows: Sesame Street (as Scooter, grumpy Statler, Janice, other muppets)

🏆🏌Colleen Walker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1956 d.12/11/2012 (56)
Golfer

🎭🎮Christine Cavanaugh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/16/1963 d.12/22/2014 (51)
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Video Game Voice Actress
TV Shows: Sonic the Hedgehog, The Critic, 101 Dalmatians: The Series, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald (as Birdie in video shorts), Recess, Darkwing Duck, Rugrats, Dexter's Laboratory
Movie Titles: Babe (as the voice of the pig)
Video Games: Rugrats (series)

✍⚖Andrew Marvell -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/31/1621 J-LD d.8/16/1678 J-LD (57)
Poet, Satirist, Politician, English

Jakob Bernoulli -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/27/1654 O.S. or 1/6/1655 N.S. d.8/16/1705 (50)
Scientist, Mathematician, India, Swiss
Names/Places: aka James or Jacques Bernoulli
Misc: probability and calculus

🎭Joe Miller -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1684 d.8/16/1738
Comedian, English
Misc: joke teller

💰Matthias Klotz -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/11/1653 d.8/16/1743 (90)
Manufacturer
Misc: of violins; Bavarian; June 11 was date of baptism, not birth. Some say b. 1656

🎖Nicholas Herkimer -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/10/1728 d.8/16/1777 (48)
Revolutionary, General

🎖⚖David Brearly -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/11/1745 d.8/16/1790 (45)
Revolutionary, Soldier, Judge/Jurist

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🎨Ralph Earle -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/11/1751 d.8/16/1801 (50)
Painter

✍🎖⚖Charles Thomson -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/29/1729 d.8/16/1824 (94)
Writer, Revolutionary, Politician, Irish
Misc: first official record keeper

🎨Richard Upjohn -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/22/1802 N.S. d.8/16/1878 N.S. (76)
Architect, British
Misc: Trinity church

John Pemberton -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/8/1831 d.8/16/1888 (57)
Inventor
Misc: Pharmacist; invented Coca Cola

Robert Bunsen -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/30/1811 d.8/16/1899 (88)
Chemist, Inventor, German
Names/Places: RN:Robert Wilhelm Eberhard Bunsen
Misc: Spectroscope and Bunsen Burner developer

Joseph Norman Lockyer -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/17/1836 d.8/16/1920 (84)
Astronomer, British
Misc: discovered Helium in the sun/founded Nature magazine

🏆⚾Raymond Johnson Chapman -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/15/1891 d.8/16/1920 (29)
MLB Shortstop
Misc: only major league fatality
Sports Teams: Cleveland Naps/Indians (1911-1920)

🎵Robert Johnson -- Death 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

🎭🏆⚾Babe Ruth -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/6/1895 d.8/16/1948 (53)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, MLB Right Fielder, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: b. in Baltimore, MD; 2873 hits; No. 3; The Bambino Sultan of Swat; RFN:George Herman, d. in New York
Misc: AL League Award Winner 1923; hit 60 HR's '27; 714 home runs; led AL 11x's; although his home run record was broken, the "Babe" is still considered by many to be the greatest to ever play the game; His lifetime Batting Average was .342 and he still holds pitching records for the World Series, 2,211 RBIs
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox (1914-1919), New York Yankees (1920-1934), Boston Braves (1935)

Margaret Mitchell -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/8/1900 d.8/16/1949 (48)
Novelist
Book Titles: Gone With the Wind

🎭Bela Lugosi -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1882 d.8/16/1956 (73)
Movie/Stage Actor, Hungarian
Names/Places: RN:Bela Ferenc Blasko
Misc: played Dracula; The Wolf Man, son of Frankenstein; some say 1884 or Oct 29 or d. Sep 16

🎭Benny Fields -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/14/1894 d.8/16/1959 (65)
Actor, Vaudevillan
Names/Places: Blossom Seeley's hubby

🎖William Frederick "Bull" Halsey Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/30/1882 N.S. d.8/16/1959 N.S. (76)
Naval Officer
Misc: 5 star admiral WW2 commanded U.S. 3rd Fleet on Pacific
Song Titles: Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey (referenced and honored in this song by Paul and Linda McCartney)

🎵Wanda Landowska -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/5/1879 d.8/16/1959 (80)
Musician, French, Polish
Misc: Harpsichord revivalist in the 20th century.

✍🎭Russ Bender -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/1/1910 d.8/16/1969 (59)
Writer, Actor
Movie Titles: Amazing Colossal Man, Space Monster

📰Edward Anthony -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/4/1895 d.8/16/1971 (76)
Publisher
Book Titles: Bring 'Em Back Alive, Wild Cargo

🎭🎵Elsie Baker -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/13/1883 d.8/16/1971 (88)
Actress, Singer

🎭Veda Ann Borg -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/11/1915 d.8/16/1973 (58)
Actress
TV Shows: The Abbott and Costello Show

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Selman Waksman -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/22/1888 d.8/16/1973 (85)
Scientist, Microbiologist, Physician, Russian

🏆🏁🏃Vladimir Kuts -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/7/1927 d.8/16/1975 (48)
Runner, Soviet
Misc: held the world record in the 5,000-metre race (1954-55, 1957-65), the 10,000-metre race (1956-60), and the three-mile race (1954).

🎭🎵🎸Elvis Presley -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/8/1935 N.S. d.8/16/1977 N.S. (42)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country-Rock Performer
Names/Places: b. in Tupelo, MS; MN:Aron; changed to Aaron; NN:The King of Rock and Roll; Priscilla's ex-husband
Misc: The first real star of rock and roll; too many notable hits to list here!; d. at Graceland Mansion in Memphis, Tennessee; Billboard ranks him as the top pop recording artist of all time with 17 No. 1 songs. The 1956 two-sided hit "Don't Be Cruel/Hound Dog" stays at No. 1 for 11 weeks, a record for the rock era that stands until 1992. Hall of Famer in America's Pop, Country Music, and Rock and Roll
Song Titles: Heartbreak Hotel, Don't Be Cruel, Hound Dog, Love Me Tender, Too Much, All Shook Up, Teddy Bear, Jailhouse Rock, Don't, Hard Headed Woman, Stuck on You, It's Now or Never, Are You Lonesome Tonight?, Surrender, Good Luck Charm, Return to Sender, Suspicious Minds, Way Down, A Little Less Conversation
Album Titles: Elvis Presley, Elvis, Loving You, Elvis is Back!, Something for Everybody, Pot Luck, Aloah from Hawaii via Satellite
Movie Titles: Jailhouse Rock, G.I. blues, Blue Hawaii, Fun in Acapulco, Viva Las Vegas

John George Diefenbaker -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/18/1895 d.8/16/1979 (83)
Prime Minister, Statesman, Attorney/Lawyer, Canadian
Misc: P.M. 1957-63

🏆🎳Ed Brosius -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/30/1920 d.8/16/1981 (61)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🏆⚾Earl Howard Averill -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/21/1902 d.8/16/1983 (81)
Hall of Famer, MLB Center Fielder
Misc: some say b. 1903 or 1915; Cleveland Indians all-time home run champ
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians (1929-1939), Detroit Tigers (1939-1940), Boston Braves (1941)

🏆⚾Tommie Lee Aaron -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/5/1939 d.8/16/1984 (45)
MLB Player

🏆Mario Majoni -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/27/1910 N.S. d.8/16/1985 N.S. (75)
Hall of Famer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Italian

🏆🏀Nick Vanos -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/13/1963 d.8/16/1987 (24)
NBA Player

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✍📰Charles Wesley -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/2/1891 d.8/16/1987 (95)
Author, Writer, Historian, Educator

🎭Amanda Blake -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/20/1929 d.8/16/1989 (60)
TV Actress
Names/Places: b. in Buffalo; RN:Beverly Louise Neill
Misc: some say b. 1921, '27, '29, or '31
TV Shows: Gunsmoke (as Kitty Russell)

🏆🥊Patrick John "Pat" O'Connor -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/22/1924 N.S. d.8/16/1990 N.S. (65)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, New Zealand

Charles Garry -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/17/1909 d.8/16/1991 (82)
Attorney/Lawyer

🎭Tom Fuccello -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/11/1936 d.8/16/1993 (56)
Soap Actor, TV/Stage Actor
Misc: b. 1943?
TV Shows: Dallas (as Dave Culver)

✍🎭Stewart Granger -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/6/1913 d.8/16/1993 (80)
Author, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, English
Names/Places: b. in London; Jean Simmons hubby; RN:James Lablache Stewart Grange

Herbert Philbrick -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/11/1915 d.8/16/1993 (78)
Author, Spy
Misc: U.S. counterintelligence agent for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) who spied on the Communist Party of the United States during the 1940s.
Book Titles: I Led Three Lives

Jacob D. Beam -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/24/1908 d.8/16/1993 (85)
Ambassador, Diplomat

🎭John Doucette -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/21/1921 d.8/16/1994 (73)
TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: Lock Up, The Partners

🎵Roger Donley -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/13/1922 d.8/16/1995 (72)
Tubist
Group Names: Spike Jones & The City Slickers

📰Oveta Culp Hobby -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/19/1905 d.8/16/1995 (90)
Publisher
Misc: first Secretary of H.E.W., led the Women's Army Corp (WAAC) during WW II; Army WACS dir.; Newspapers

🎭🎵Joseph Priestly McCarthy -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/22/1933 d.8/16/1995 (62)
Radio Talk Show Host, Radio Disc Jock
Misc: king of Detroit's morning drive-time radio for more than 30 years

🎵Bobby DeBarge -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/5/1956 d.8/16/1995 (39)
Singer
Names/Places: aka Robert or Robby

🏆🏒Yanick Dupré -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/20/1972 d.8/16/1997 N.S. (24)
NHL Left Wing, Canadian

🎭Phil Leeds -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/6/1916 d.8/16/1998 (82)
Actor, Comedian

📰💰🏆Jim Murray -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/29/1919 d.8/16/1998 (78)
Hall of Famer, Journalist, Businessperson, Sports Writer
Misc: Sports Illustrated founder; sports columnist for LA Times since 1961; 14-time Sportswriter of the Year; won Pulitzer Prize for commentary in 1990.

Dorothy West -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/2/1907 d.8/16/1998 (91)
Author
Misc: was one of the last living figures of the Harlem Renaissance literary movement
Book Titles: The Wedding

🎭Nancy Guild -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/11/1925 d.8/16/1999 (73)
Actress

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🎵🎸Alan "Tea" Caddy -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/2/1940 d.8/16/2000 (60)
Violinist, Rock & Roll Guitarist, British
Group Names: Johnny Kidd & the Pirates, The Tornadoes

Floyd Spence -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/9/1928 d.8/16/2001 (73)
Congressperson

🎭Jeff Corey -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/10/1914 d.8/16/2002 (88)
TV/Movie Actor, Director
TV Shows: Hell Town (as Lawyer Sam), Morningstar/Eveningstar

Idi Amin -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/1/1926 d.8/16/2003 (77)
Head of State, Uganda
Names/Places: LN:Dada
Misc: Uganda president; the most amazing man that you ever seen; he's the general, the president, the king of the sea!

🎭Acquanetta -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/17/1921 d.8/16/2004 (83)
Actress
Names/Places: FN:Burnu
Movie Titles: Tarzan and the Leopard Woman

🎵Melvin Endsley -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/30/1934 d.8/16/2004 (70)
Songwriter, Musician, Country Singer

🏆🏀Alexander Gomelsky -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/18/1928 N.S. d.8/16/2005 N.S. (77)
Hall of Famer, Basketball Coach, Russian

🎵Vassar Clements -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/25/1928 d.8/16/2005 (77)
Country Performer

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🎵🎷Max Roach -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/10/1924 d.8/16/2007 (83)
Composer, Drummer, Bandleader, Jazz Performer

🎵Ronnie Drew -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/18/1935 d.8/16/2008 (72)
Singer
Group Names: The Dubliners (founder)

🏆⚾Bobby Thomson -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/25/1923 d.8/16/2010 (86)
MLB Outfielder, Scottish
Misc: career .270 hitter who won the 1951 NL pennant for the NY Giants with a 1-out, 3-run HR in the bottom of the 9th inning of Game 3 of a best-of-3 playoff with Brooklyn; the pitcher was Ralph Branca, the count was 0-1 and the Dodgers were ahead 4-2; the Giants had trailed Brooklyn by 13 games on Aug. 11th.
Sports Teams: New York Giants

🏆🏈Peter Pihos -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/22/1923 N.S. d.8/16/2011 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, NFL Wide Receiver
Misc: 6x Pro Bowl, 2x NFL Champon, Hall of Fame inductees in College Football, Pro Football, and Eagles
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Eagles (1947-1955)

🎭William Windom -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/28/1923 d.8/16/2012 (88)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: The Farmer's Daughter (as Congressman Glen Morley), My World & Welcome to It (as John Monroe), The Girl with Something Extra (as Stuart Kline), Murder She Wrote (as Dr. Seth Hazlitt), Once an Eagle, Blind Ambition
Movie Titles: Escape, The Homecoming, Desperate Lives

🏆⚾Jerry Lumpe -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/2/1933 d.8/16/2014 (81)
MLB Player
Sports Teams: Kansas City Royals, Detriot Tigers

📰🎭John "WRONG!" McLaughlin -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/29/1927 N.S. d.8/16/2016 N.S. (89)
Commentator, Editor, Columnist, TV Host, TV Producer
Names/Places: MN:Joseph
TV Shows: McLaughlin Group, One on One

⚖💰🏆⚽João Havelange -- Death 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.

🎭Jon Shepodd -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/19/1927 N.S. or 12/19/1925 N.S. d.8/16/2017 N.S. (0)
Actor
Misc: major sources don't agree on birth year
TV Shows: Lassie (as Paul Martin)

⛪🎵Aretha Franklin -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/25/1942 N.S. d.8/16/2018 N.S. (76)
Hall of Famer, Baptist, Composer, Pianist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Memphis, Tennessee; NN: The All Time Queen of Soul Music; Glynn Turman's wife
Song Titles: Respect, (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman, Think, A Rose is Still a Rose, Rock Steady, Something He Can Feel, Jump To It, Freeway of Love, Who's Zoomin' Who, Sisters Are Doin' It For Themselves, I Knew You Were Waiting (For Me, with George Michael), Jumpin' Jack Flash
Album Titles: I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You, Lady Soul, "Young, Gifted and Black", Amazing Grace
TV Shows: A Diff'rent World (theme singer)
Movie Titles: The Blues Brothers

✍🎭Peter Fonda -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/23/1940 N.S. d.8/16/2019 N.S. (79)
Author, Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City; Henry's son, Jane's brother, Bridget's dad
Misc: some say b. in 1939
Movie Titles: Easy Rider, 3:10 to Yuma, Ghost Rider, Escape from L.A.

🎭Anna Quayle -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/6/1932 N.S. d.8/16/2019 N.S. (86)
Stage Actress, English
Movie Titles: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, A Hard Day's Night, Casino Royale, The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

🎨✍🎭Richard (Animator) Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/19/1933 N.S. d.8/16/2019 N.S. (86)
Animator, Screenwriter, Voice Actor, Director, British, Canadian
Misc: was a film title sequence designer and animator
Movie Titles: Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (animation director)

🏆🏈James Francis "Jim" Hardy -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/24/1923 N.S. d.8/16/2019 N.S. (96)
NFL Quarterback

🏆🥊José Nápoles -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/13/1940 N.S. d.8/16/2019 N.S. (79)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Cuban, Mexican

🏆🏈Mike (NFL) McGee -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/1/1938 N.S. d.8/16/2019 N.S. (80)
Hall of Famer, NFL Guard, College Football Coach
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame

🎭Sally Jacobs -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/5/1932 N.S. d.8/16/2020 N.S. (87)
Set Designer, Costume Designer, British

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2003, ✪ “Celebrity” by Brad Paisley peaked at number 31 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, ✪ “Rumors” by Timex Social Club peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1947, ✪ “Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)” by Tex Williams peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1941, “'Til Reveille” by Bing Crosby With John Scott Trotter And His Orchestra peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “'Til The World Ends” by Three Dog Night peaked at number 32 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “(Freak) And U Know It” by Adina Howard peaked at number 70 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “(Shu-Doo-Pa-Poo-Poop) Love Being Your Fool” by Travis Wammack peaked at number 38 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Abergavenny” by Shannon (Male) peaked at number 47 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “All The Love In The World” by The Outfield peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Alone With You” by Faron Young peaked at number 51 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Am I Forgiven” by Isle Of Man peaked at number 90 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Are You Happy Now?” by Michelle Branch peaked at number 16 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Auf Wiederseh'n Sweetheart” by Eddy Howard peaked at number 16 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Blue Boy” by Jim Reeves peaked at number 45 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “C U When U Get There” by Coolio Featuring 40 Thevz peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Can't Give You Anything (But My Love)” by The Stylistics peaked at number 51 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Choice Of Colors” by The Impressions peaked at number 21 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Corona And Lime” by Shwayze peaked at number 23 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Darlin'” by Yipes!! peaked at number 68 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Drink, Swear, Steal And Lie” by Michael Peterson peaked at number 86 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Drip Drop” by The Drifters peaked at number 58 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Early In The Morning” by The Rinky Dinks (Bobby Darin) peaked at number 24 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Everybody Knows Matilda” by Duke Baxter peaked at number 52 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Forever” by Chris Brown peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Four Leaf Clover” by Abra Moore peaked at number 63 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Free Me” by Roger Daltrey peaked at number 53 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Half As Much” by Rosemary Clooney peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Harvey's Got A Girl Friend” by The Royal Teens peaked at number 78 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “I Believe In You” by Robert And Johnny peaked at number 93 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “If Dreams Came True” by Pat Boone peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “It Doesn't Matter Anymore” by Linda Ronstadt peaked at number 47 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “It's Getting Better” by Mama Cass Elliot peaked at number 30 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Lean Jean” by Bill Haley And His Comets peaked at number 67 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Let Me Be The Man My Daddy Was” by The Chi-Lites peaked at number 94 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Let My Love Open The Door” by Pete Townshend peaked at number 9 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Let Yourself Go” by Friends Of Distinction peaked at number 63 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Lolli Lolli (Pop That Body)” by Three 6 Mafia Featuring Project Pat, Young D And Superpower peaked at number 18 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Make A Little Magic” by The Dirt Band Featuring Nicolette Larson peaked at number 25 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Midnighter” by The Champs peaked at number 94 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Misunderstanding” by Genesis peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “More Love” by Kim Carnes peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Never Leave You (Uh Oooh Uh Oooh)” by Lumidee Featuring Fabolous And Busta Rhymes peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Nothing In The World” by Nat "King" Cole peaked at number 99 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “One Step Closer To You” by Gavin Christopher peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Over You” by Roxy Music peaked at number 80 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Papa Don't Preach” by Madonna peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Rumbleseat” by John Mellencamp peaked at number 28 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Shiver And Shake” by Silencers (US) peaked at number 81 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Should I” by The Four Aces peaked at number 20 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Someone Saved My Life Tonight” by Elton John peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Sooner Or Later” by The Impressions peaked at number 68 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Stay With Me” by Sam Smith peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1952, “Sugarbush” by Frankie Laine And Doris Day peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Sunday Barbeque” by Tennessee Ernie Ford peaked at number 97 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Suzanne” by Journey peaked at number 17 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Take It To The Streets” by Rampage Featuring Billy Lawrence peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Take Your Time (Do It Right) (Part 1)” by The S.O.S. Band peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “That's When The Music Takes Me” by Neil Sedaka peaked at number 27 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “The Edge Of Heaven” by Wham! peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “The Royal Mile (Sweet Darlin')” by Gerry Rafferty peaked at number 54 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “The Tide Is High” by Angelina peaked at number 89 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Tonight” by Jonas Brothers peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Tulsa Time” by Eric Clapton peaked at number 30 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Walk Away Renée” by Southside Johnny And The Jukes peaked at number 98 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Walk Like A Man” by The Mary Jane Girls peaked at number 41 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “When The Spirit Moves You” by Touch peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “When You Talk About Love” by Patti LaBelle peaked at number 56 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2014, ✪ “Girl In A Country Song” by Maddie And Tae peaked at number 61 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Am I Wrong” by Nico And Vinz peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “American Boy” by Estelle And Kanye West peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Are You Happy Now?” by Michelle Branch peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Billy S.” by Skye Sweetnam peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Breathe” by The Prodigy peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Crazy In Love” by Beyoncé Featuring JAY-Z peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Danger Zone” by Kenny Loggins peaked at number 7 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Digging Your Scene” by The Blow Monkeys peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Every Time You Touch Me (I Get High)” by Charlie Rich peaked at number 31 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Here Today, Gone Tomorrow” by Wednesday peaked at number 49 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Home” by Econoline Crush peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2014, “It Was Always You” by Maroon 5 peaked at number 19 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Jive Talkin'” by The Bee Gees peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Leavin'” by Jesse McCartney peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Let Me Love You Tonight” by Pure Prairie League peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Let Me Make Love To You” by The O'Jays peaked at number 95 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Love Runs Out” by OneRepublic peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Midnight Blue” by Melissa Manchester peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Misunderstanding” by Genesis peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Modern Woman” by Billy Joel peaked at number 27 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Morning Beautiful” by Tony Orlando And Dawn peaked at number 29 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1997, “My Old Self” by Widemouth Mason peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “One Of These Nights” by The Eagles peaked at number 13 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Opportunities (Let's Make Lots Of Money)” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 22 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Pop 101” by Marianas Trench And Anami Vice peaked at number 27 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Rock Wit U (Awww Baby)” by Ashanti peaked at number 3 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Run Away With Me” by Ken Tobias peaked at number 52 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Save Me” by Forty Foot Echo peaked at number 16 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Say It, Say It” by E.G. Daily peaked at number 46 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Suzanne” by Journey peaked at number 87 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Tonight” by Jonas Brothers peaked at number 13 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1980, ✪ “C30 C60 C90 Go” by Bow Wow Wow peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, ✪ “Get In The Swing” by Sparks peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, ✪ “Hooray Hooray (It's A Cheeky Holiday)” by The Cheeky Girls peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, ✪ “Men In Black” by Will Smith peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “5 Years Time” by Noah And The Whale peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “9 To 5 (Morning Train)” by Sheena Easton peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent” by Gwen Guthrie peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Am I Wrong” by Nico And Vinz peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Anthem” by The Wildhearts peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Anyone Can Fall In Love” by Anita Dobson And The Simon May Orchestra peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Are You Getting Enough Happiness” by Hot Chocolate peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Because The Night” by Cascada peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Best Regrets” by Geneva peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Bringing On Back The Good Times” by Love Affair peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Burn” by Doctor And The Medics peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Can't Let You Go...Damn!” by Fabolous Featuring Mike Shorey And Lil Mo peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Chemical #1” by Jesus Jones peaked at number 71 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Come On Y'All” by Rhythm Masters peaked at number 49 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Conversations” by Cilla Black peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Delilah” by The Sensational Alex Harvey Band peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Discohopping” by The Klubbheads peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Do You Know (What It Takes)” by Robyn peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Don't Worry” by Newton peaked at number 61 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Early In The Morning” by Vanity Fare peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Everything” by Mary J. Blige peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Fallen Angel” by Elbow peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Flowtation” by Vincent de Moor peaked at number 54 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Fool's Paradise” by Meli'sa Morgan peaked at number 41 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Four Minute Warning” by Mark Owen peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Frontin'” by Pharrell Williams Featuring JAY-Z peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Funkin' For Jamaica (N.Y.)” by Tom Browne peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Give Me Back My Man” by B52S peaked at number 61 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Give Me The Night” by George Benson peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Highwire” by Linda Carr And The Love Squad peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Hypnotize” by D'Influence peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love)” by The Stylistics peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near)” by Michael McDonald peaked at number 43 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “I Kissed A Girl” by Katy Perry peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1958, “I Know Where I'm Going” by George Hamilton IV peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “I'm In Heaven” by Jason Nevins Presents U.K.N.Y. Featuring Holly James peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “If You Think You Know How To Love Me” by Smokie peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “It Was Always You” by Maroon 5 peaked at number 40 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2008, “It's Not About You” by Scouting For Girls peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “It's Up To You (Shining Through)” by Layo And Bushwacka peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Juliet (Keep That In Mind)” by Thea Gilmore peaked at number 35 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Last Cup Of Sorrow” by Faith No More peaked at number 51 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Last Night Another Soldier” by Angelic Upstarts peaked at number 51 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Love Me Baby” by Susan Cadogan peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Love Runs Out” by OneRepublic peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Love Will Keep Us Together” by The Captain And Tennille peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Love Zone” by Billy Ocean peaked at number 49 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Luchini! Aka (This Is It)” by Camp Lo peaked at number 74 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Make Me An Island” by Joe Dolan peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Mariana” by The Gibson Brothers peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “More Beats And Pieces” by Coldcut peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “New York Afternoon” by Mondo Cane peaked at number 70 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Not Tonight” by Lil Kim Featuring Da Brat, Left Eye, Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott And Angie Martinez peaked at number 11 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Oh Yeah (There's A Band Playing On The Radio)” by Roxy Music peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Oh, People” by Patti LaBelle peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Oops Upside Your Head” by The Gap Band peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Open Up The Red Box” by Simply Red peaked at number 61 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Outlaw” by Olive peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Overload” by Voodoo And Serano peaked at number 30 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Panther Party” by Mad Moses peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Press” by Paul McCartney peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Pretty Green Eyes” by Ultrabeat peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Saved By The Bell” by Robin Gibb peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Sherry” by Adrian Baker peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Shout (re-recording)” by Lulu peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Sleepwalk” by Ultravox peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Soweto” by Jeffrey Osborne peaked at number 44 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Summer '89” by California Sunshine peaked at number 56 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Thus Spake Zarathustra” by Maazel And Philharmonic Orchestra peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Tough Love” by Jessie Ware peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Train On A Track” by Kelly Rowland peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Triumph” by Wu-Tang Clan Featuring Cappadonna peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Wet Dream” by Max Romeo peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2003, “When This River Rolls Over You” by Stands peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1969, “When Two Worlds Collide” by Jim Reeves peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Yesterday” by Wet Wet Wet peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Young Hearts Run Free” by Kym Mazelle peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1997, ✪ “Port Adelaide Football Club Song” by The Fable Singers peaked at number 25 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Are You With Me” by The Potbelleez peaked at number 15 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Bang Bang” by Jessie J Featuring Ariana Grande And Nicki Minaj peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Bang This!” by J Wess Featuring Digga And Kulaia peaked at number 18 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Blink” by Anita Spring peaked at number 36 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Budapest” by George Ezra peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Danger / Slow Town” by The Motels peaked at number 88 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Exotic And Erotic” by Sandy Marton peaked at number 19 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Hey You / Flat Broke Love” by Bachman-Turner Overdrive peaked at number 80 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Holy Joe The Salvo / Song For Danny” by Johnny Ashcroft peaked at number 53 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “I Can't Wait” by Nu Shooz peaked at number 11 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1997, “I Go Off” by Diana Ah Naid peaked at number 35 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “I've Only Said "I Love You" In My Mind / If I Was Certain Of Your Love” by Julie Anthony peaked at number 77 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1969, “In The Ghetto” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Insomnia” by Faithless peaked at number 16 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Living By Numbers / Sad Films” by New Musik peaked at number 55 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Love Fever / You Really Got Me” by Ray Burgess peaked at number 21 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Maps” by Maroon 5 peaked at number 30 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Mess Is Mine” by Vance Joy peaked at number 33 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Modern Woman” by Billy Joel peaked at number 21 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Moscow / Insomnia” by Nexus peaked at number 54 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Moving Mountains” by Usher peaked at number 36 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Nightmare” by Brainbug peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Oh Boy / Watching The Clock” by Mud peaked at number 54 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Power” by The Temptations peaked at number 85 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1958, “Return To Me (Ritorna a me)” by Dean Martin peaked at number 3 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Send In The Clowns / Houses” by Judy Collins peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Shake It” by Metro Station peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “She's Out Of My Life / It's The Falling In Love” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 17 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Sister Golden Hair / Midnight” by America peaked at number 28 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Spinning Wheel” by Blood, Sweat And Tears peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Swing Your Daddy / Swing Your Daddy (Part 2)” by Jim Gilstrap peaked at number 64 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1980, “That Lovin' You Feelin' Again / Lola” by Roy Orbison And Emmylou Harris / Craig Hundley peaked at number 97 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Trans Canada Highway / Take Me Tonight” by Gene Pitney peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Turn My Head” by Live peaked at number 47 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Underground” by David Bowie peaked at number 26 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1986, “When Tomorrow Comes” by Eurythmics peaked at number 7 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?” by Paula Cole peaked at number 32 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Where's The Love?” by Hanson peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1986, ✪ “I Wanna Be A Cowboy” by Boys Don't Cry peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, ✪ “Misty” by Ray Stevens peaked at number 11 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, ✪ “The Clap Clap Sound” by The Klaxons peaked at number 18 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Are You Happy Now?” by Michelle Branch peaked at number 16 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Bang Bang” by Jessie J Featuring Ariana Grande And Nicki Minaj peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Budapest” by George Ezra peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “C'mon! C'mon!” by Bronski Beat peaked at number 31 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Can't Believe It” by T-Pain Featuring Lil Wayne peaked at number 13 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Come Get It Bae” by Pharrell Williams peaked at number 30 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Do You Wanna Be?” by I'm Talking peaked at number 30 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Don't Call Us, We'll Call You” by Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta peaked at number 27 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Drift Away” by Uncle Kracker Featuring Dobie Gray peaked at number 25 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Fox On The Run” by The Sweet peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Higher Trails” by John Hanlon peaked at number 35 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “I Kissed A Girl” by Katy Perry peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, “I'm Not In Love” by 10cc peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “If You Were A Woman (And I Was A Man)” by Bonnie Tyler peaked at number 20 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Just Dance” by Lady Gaga Featuring Colby O'Donis peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Last Night On Earth” by U2 peaked at number 36 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Life Of The Party” by Shawn Mendes peaked at number 6 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Light Up The Night” by The Brothers Johnson peaked at number 19 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Listen To What The Man Said” by Paul McCartney And Wings peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Maps” by Maroon 5 peaked at number 16 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Only Women” by Alice Cooper peaked at number 21 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Poguetry In Motion EP” by The Pogues peaked at number 9 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Ready, Willing And Able” by Past To Present peaked at number 32 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Rockabilly Rebel” by Matchbox peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Sex Machine” by Fat Boys peaked at number 47 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Shake It” by Metro Station peaked at number 9 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Somebody To You” by The Vamps Featuring Demi Lovato peaked at number 17 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Stand Up / Not Many” by Scribe peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Strait Playin'” by Shaquille O'Neal peaked at number 17 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1986, “The Honeythief” by Hipsway peaked at number 26 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1975, “The Proud One” by The Osmonds peaked at number 17 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1980, “We Live For Love” by Pat Benatar peaked at number 26 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1980, ✪ “Theme From 'Peter Gunn' (Live)” by Emerson, Lake And Palmer peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “'t Was aan de Costa del Sol” by Zangeres Zonder Naam peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “A Lover's Holiday” by Change peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Bigmouth Strikes Again” by The Smiths peaked at number 32 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Breathe” by Blu Cantrell Featuring Sean Paul peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Could You Be Loved” by Bob Marley And The Wailers peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Don't Ask Me Why” by Billy Joel peaked at number 42 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Eighteen With A Bullet” by Pete Wingfield peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Happiness Is In This Beat” by The Shoes peaked at number 19 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “He's So Shy” by The Pointer Sisters peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Hello Suzie” by Amen Corner peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Higher Love” by Steve Winwood peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1997, “History / Ghosts” by Michael Jackson peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Ibiza” by Barry And Eileen peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “In And Out Of Love” by Armin van Buuren Featuring Sharon den Adel peaked at number 10 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “It Miek” by Desmond Dekker And The Aces peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Let's Go All The Way” by Sly Fox peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Live It Up 2008” by Johan Gielen vs. Time Bandits peaked at number 17 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Love Of A Lifetime” by Chaka Khan peaked at number 34 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Ma Belle Amie” by Tee Set peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Make Me An Island” by Joe Dolan peaked at number 11 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Move Closer” by Marilyn Martin peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Nathalie” by Dave [NL] peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Ojos así” by Shakira peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “One Night” by Mud peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Rock And Roll To The Rescue” by The Beach Boys peaked at number 33 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Rock Me Up A Mountain” by Anita Meyer peaked at number 31 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Send In The Clowns” by Judy Collins peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Slow Down” by Shabby Tiger peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Sweet About Me” by Gabriella Cilmi peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “This World Of Water” by New Musik peaked at number 23 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Tu t'en vas” by Alain Barrière peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Underwater” by Harry Thumann peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Upside Down” by Diana Ross peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “We Can Not Get Enough! (Dance Valley Theme 2003)” by Laidback Luke Featuring MC Marxman peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Weep” by Richard Durand peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “What Have I Done For You Lately” by King MC Featuring Screamin' K peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Who's Johnny” by El DeBarge peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Why Do I” by Golden Earring peaked at number 37 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2003, “You Said No” by Busted peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2003, “Breathe” by Blu Cantrell Featuring Sean Paul peaked at number 14 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Chihuahua” by DJ BoBo peaked at number 10 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Everything I'd Ever Do” by Evan peaked at number 19 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Fantiserar om dig” by Izabelle peaked at number 9 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Forever” by Chris Brown peaked at number 17 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Hum hum från Humlegården” by Lars Winnerbäck And Hovet peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Lovers On The Sun” by David Guetta Featuring Sam Martin peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2003, “No Letting Go” by Wayne Wonder peaked at number 23 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Papa Don't Preach” by Madonna peaked at number 6 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Raise The Banner” by The Poodles peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Samba de Janeiro” by Bellini peaked at number 23 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Spirit In The Sky” by Doctor And The Medics peaked at number 16 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Stay High” by Tove Lo Featuring Hippie Sabotage peaked at number 13 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Vindarna” by Freda' peaked at number 8 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Warwick Avenue” by Duffy peaked at number 16 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1986, ✪ “The Sound Of Musik” by Falco peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Bad Moon Rising” by Creedence Clearwater Revival peaked at number 8 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Bounce” by Sarah Connor peaked at number 20 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Burger Dance” by DJ Ötzi Featuring Eric Dikeb peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Business” by Eminem peaked at number 22 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Bye Bye Baby” by Bay City Rollers peaked at number 13 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1980, “D.I.S.C.O.” by Ottawan peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Deine Spuren im Sand” by Howard Carpendale peaked at number 5 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Du hast” by Rammstein peaked at number 10 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Er steht im Tor” by Wencke Myhre peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Erzherzog Johann Blues” by Band für Steiermark peaked at number 24 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Hey You” by Bachman-Turner Overdrive peaked at number 14 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Holding Back The Years” by Simply Red peaked at number 22 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1986, “I Can't Wait” by Nu Shooz peaked at number 16 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “I Don't Like To Sleep Alone” by Paul Anka With Odia Coates peaked at number 16 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “I'll Do For You Anything You Want Me To” by Barry White peaked at number 19 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Lovers On The Sun” by David Guetta Featuring Sam Martin peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2008, “No Air” by Jordin Sparks with Chris Brown peaked at number 8 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Oh Happy Day” by The Edwin Hawkins Singers peaked at number 2 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1986, “On My Own” by Patti LaBelle And Michael McDonald peaked at number 20 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Paloma Blanca” by The George Baker Selection peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Piece Of Mine” by DJ The Crow peaked at number 35 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Rollercoaster” by Julian Le Play peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Spirit In The Sky” by Doctor And The Medics peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Stuck On You” by Mark 'Oh peaked at number 12 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Stuck” by Stacie Orrico peaked at number 8 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1986, “The Edge Of Heaven” by Wham! peaked at number 11 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Tschitti Tschitti Bäng Bäng” by Rex Gildo peaked at number 15 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Venus” by Bananarama peaked at number 7 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Vielleicht der Sommer” by Lemo peaked at number 24 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Wasted” by Tiësto Featuring Matthew Koma peaked at number 21 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Wave Your Hands In The Air” by Two In One peaked at number 18 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2014, “We Are The Nights” by Global Deejays And Envegas peaked at number 14 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1975, “Wenn die Liebe dich vergißt” by Christian Anders peaked at number 12 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1997, “When The Boys Come Into Town” by The Kelly Family peaked at number 29 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1986, “You To Me Are Everything (The Decade Remix '76-'86)” by The Real Thing peaked at number 21 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Zuhause (Azzurro)” by Die Gerd Show peaked at number 16 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2014, “Am I Wrong” by Nico And Vinz peaked at number 6 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Baila el chiki chiki” by Rodolfo Chikilicuatre peaked at number 20 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Balayer” by Top Boys peaked at number 45 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Dis-moi oui (Marina)” by Keen'V peaked at number 10 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Déconnectés” by DJ Hamida Featuring Kayna Samet, Rim-K And Lartiste peaked at number 14 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Ecuador” by Sash! Featuring Rodriguez peaked at number 12 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Fancy” by Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX peaked at number 21 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Hot Summer Night (Oh La La La)” by David Tavaré Featuring 2 Eivissa peaked at number 2 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Hunting High And Low” by a-ha peaked at number 4 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Il mare calmo della sera” by Andrea Bocelli peaked at number 24 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Jane” by Century peaked at number 35 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2008, “La roue tourne” by Zaho Featuring Tunisiano peaked at number 15 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Match nul” by Eloquence et Kayliah peaked at number 22 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Sherry mi-saï” by Monte Kristo peaked at number 43 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1997, “You're Not Alone” by Olive peaked at number 42 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1997, ✪ “My, Oh My” by Aqua peaked at number 20 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Aren't You Forgetting Something” by Lonely Crowd peaked at number 18 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Chihuahua” by DJ BoBo peaked at number 15 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Do Without Him” by Ebba Forsberg peaked at number 20 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Honey, Honey” by Amanda Seyfried, Ashley Lilley And Rachel McDowall peaked at number 11 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Honky Tonk Women” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Mamma Mia” by Meryl Streep peaked at number 17 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Prayer In C (Robin Schulz Remix)” by Lilly Wood And The Prick And Robin Schulz peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Re-Sepp-Ten (Vi är røde, vi är hvide)” by VM Holdet peaked at number 3 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2003, “She Don't Know My Game” by Da D.O.N.S peaked at number 14 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Take Your Time (Do It Right)” by The S.O.S. Band peaked at number 10 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Wild At Heart” by David [NO] peaked at number 1 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1986, ✪ “The Sound Of Musik” by Falco peaked at number 11 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Bounce” by Sarah Connor peaked at number 14 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Closer” by Ne-Yo peaked at number 17 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1997, “Everybody (Backstreet's Back)” by Backstreet Boys peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Goldrush” by Yello peaked at number 9 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Little Jeannie” by Elton John peaked at number 4 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Love Touch” by Rod Stewart peaked at number 13 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Now You're Gone” by Basshunter Featuring DJ Mental Theo's Bazzheadz peaked at number 29 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Papa Don't Preach” by Madonna peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Schöni Meitschi” by Florian Ast peaked at number 7 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Sweet Soca Music” by Sugar Daddy peaked at number 13 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1980, “The Winner Takes It All” by ABBA peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1986, “Universal Daddy” by Alphaville peaked at number 26 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1980, “Xanadu” by Olivia Newton-John And The Electric Light Orchestra peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2003, “È'così com'è” by Signorino TJ peaked at number 12 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

Italy Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2008, “Badabum cha cha” by Marracash peaked at number 9 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Extraordinary” by Clean Bandit Featuring Sharna Bass peaked at number 17 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Gatto matto” by Roberto Angelini peaked at number 14 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2008, “Love Is Noise” by The Verve peaked at number 8 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Lovers On The Sun” by David Guetta Featuring Sam Martin peaked at number 4 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2014, “On Top Of The World” by Imagine Dragons peaked at number 10 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2014, “Prayer In C (Robin Schulz Remix)” by Lilly Wood And The Prick and Robin Schulz peaked at number 1 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2003, “Vero/Falso” by Paolo Meneguzzi peaked at number 9 on the Italy pop singles chart.

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In 1861, President Abraham Lincoln issued Proclamation 86, which prohibited the states of the Union from engaging in commercial trade with states that were in rebellion — i.e., the Confederacy.

In 1947, “Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)”, by Phil Harris entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1956, Actor Bela Lugosi died at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 73. Heʹs best known for playing Dracula in the movies.

In 1962, Beatles manager Brian Epstein informed drummer Pete Best that he was fired and that he was being replaced by Richard Starkey (Ringo Starr). In the days before Ringo was available, Johnny “Hutch” Hutchinson filled in as Beatles drummer. I guess he didnʹt perform his…Best.

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In 1966, “Fantastic Voyage” starring Raquel Welch shrunk to microscopic size premiered at Graumanʹs Chinese Theater.

In 1966, “Strangers In The Night” album by Frank Sinatra was certified Gold by the RIAA

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In 1967, “The Steve Allen Show”, TV Variety, last aired on CBS, syndicated 1967-69, 76.

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In 1969, Woodstock Festival, second day of three day event (see August 15 for details).

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar”, by Archies entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1973, “Pronounced Leh-nerd Skin-nerd” album by Lynyrd Skynyrd was released

In 1974, Punk was launched in the United States when the Ramones played its first gig at CBGB in New York.

In 1975, R.C., “Someone Saved My Life Tonight” by Elton John peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.

In 1975, The lead singer of the rock group Genesis, Peter Gabriel, announced to the British press that he was leaving the band. He had made the decision months earlier but decided to wait until the band had completed its tour obligations. He was replaced as lead singer by drummer Phil Collins.

In 1975, “The Dick Cavett Show”, TV Talk Show, moved to CBS.

In 1977, The King is dead. Elvis Presley died in his Memphis mansion, Graceland. According to Presleyʹs girlfriend, Ginger Alden, she awoke in the afternoon and noticed he was not in bed. She found in lying on the floor of the bathroom. Efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful and at 3:30 p.m. he was pronounced dead. According to reports, the death resulted from coronary arrhythmia. Within the next couple of days, the death becomes one of the biggest media events in the past twenty years. It also sparks debates on whether or not the death was staged and if he was still alive and well. Within a few hours after the announcement, thousands of fans are enroute to Memphis to pay their respects. Elvis Presley was 42. Where were you when you heard the news?

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In 1979, The biggest single of the summer is The Knackʹs “My Sharona,” which goes gold. The success of the group is the gimmick of Beatle-esque posturing which the group treats as tounge-in-cheek. The Knack disbands less than two years later.

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In 1986, R.C., “Rumbleseat” by John Cougar Mellencamp peaked at #28 on the pop singles chart.

In 1986, R.C., “Rumors” by Timex Social Club peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart. “Roaches” was the parody of this song.

In 1986, R.C., “The Edge Of Heaven” by Wham! peaked at number ten on the pop singles chart.

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National Aviation Week Begins
[Cyprus] Independence Day (1960)
[Dominican Republic] Restoration Day (1963)
[Liechtenstein] Prince Franz-Josef II Day
[USA] Bennington Battle Day (1777). American forces win this battle
[USA] Memorial to Elvis Presley (1977)
[Vermont] Bennington Battle Day (1777)
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Klondike Gold Discovery Day
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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)
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Kappa Cygnid meteor shower, radiant in Cygnus (thru 8-20)
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