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The Big Datebook for August 17

Last Updated 07-03-2021

Jiang Zemin -- is 95 in the year 2021 and 96 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1926
Head of State, Chinese

🎭Julianna McCarthy -- is 92 in the year 2021 and 93 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1929
Actress
TV Shows: Young & the Restless (as Liz Brooks Foster for 24 years)
Movie Titles: Starship Troopers, The Frighteners, Bundy, Striking Distance

🏆🏁Rex White -- is 92 in the year 2021 and 93 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1929
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, Irish

✍📰🎵🎸Ed Sanders -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1939
Author, Poet, Publisher, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Fugs

🏆⚾John "Boog" Powell -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1941 N.S.
MLB First Baseman
Misc: AL MVP 1970
Sports Teams: Baltimore Orioles

🎵Thomas Picardo Jr. -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1942
Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer
Names/Places: NN:Tommy West
Group Names: Cashman & West

⛪🎭Robert De Niro -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1943 N.S.
Roman Catholic, TV/Movie Actor, Producer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: Search for Tomorrow
Movie Titles: Godfather II, Taxi Driver, The Deer Hunter, Untouchables, GoodFellas, Awakenings, Frankenstein, Raging Bull, Cape Fear, Mean Streets, Bang the Drum Slowly, Casino, Backdraft, Sleepers, Marvin's Room, Wag the Dog, Jackie Brown, Great Expectations, Meet the Parents, Men of Honor, 15 Minutes, Showtime, City by the Sea, Analyze That, Godsend, Shark Tale, Meet The Fockers, Hide and Seek, The Good Shepherd, Arthur and the Invisibles, Righteous Kill

🎭Allan Royal -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1944
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: They Came From Outer Space (as Lt. Col. Tom Barker), Falcon Crest (as R.D. Young), Night Heat (as Tom Kirkwood)
Movie Titles: The Good Witch, Pirates of Silicon Valley

🎵John Seiter -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1944
Singer, Keyboardist, Pop Drummer
Group Names: The Turtles, Spanky & Our Gang

🎭Martha Coolidge -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1946
Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Valley Girl (director), Real Genius (director), Rambling Rose (director)

✍🎵🎸Gary Talley -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1947
Author, Songwriter, Bassist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Box Tops

✍🎭Julian Fellowes -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1949 N.S.
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer, Egyptian
TV Shows: Downtown Abbey (writer)
Movie Titles: Gosford Park (writer), The Tourist (writer), The Young Victoria (writer)

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🏆Elaine Morton -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1949 N.S.
Model, Playmate
Misc: June 1970

🎭Robert Joy -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1951
Actor, Producer, Canadian
TV Shows: CSI:NY (as Dr. Sid Hammerback)
Movie Titles: Land of the Dead, The Hills Have Eyes, Sweet November

✍🎭🎵Wesley Eure -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1951 N.S.
Author, Lecturer, Screenwriter, TV/Soap Actor, Producer, Director, Singer
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives (as Mike Horton), Land of the Lost (as Will Marshall), Dragon Tales (creator and writer), Spy TV (writer), Totally Hidden Video (writer and assorted characters)
Movie Titles: C.H.O.M.P.S. (which is the reason why he's in the Demented Datebook!)

🎵Steve Price -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1951
Drummer, Rock-Pop Performer
Group Names: Pablo Cruise, sessionist for Grace Slick, Rick James, Mary Jane Girls, other bands

🏆🏁Nelson Piquet -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1952
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, Brazilian
Names/Places: RN: Nelson Piquet Souto Maior
Misc: 3-time Formula One world champion (1981,83,87); left circuit in 1991 with 23 career wins.

🏆🎾Guillermo Vilas -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1952
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Argentine
Misc: Australian Open [1978-79], French open [1977], U.S. Open 1977]

🎵Kevin Rowland -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1953
Songwriter, Hip-Pop Singer/Guitarist, English
Group Names: Dexy's Midnight Runners lead
Song Titles: Geno, Come On Eileen

🎭🏆Janet Quist-Austion -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1955
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: December 1978

🎵Kevin Welch -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1955
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist

🎵🎸Colin Moulding -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1955
Songwriter, Singer, New Wave Bassist, English
Group Names: XTC, The Dukes of Stratosphere

🏆🏒Pete Peeters -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1957
NHL Goaltender, Canadian

🎵🎸Belinda Carlisle -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1958 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Hip-Pop Singer, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in Hollywood; Morgan Mason's (Pres. Reagan's Speechwriter) wife
Group Names: The Go-Gos, soloist
Song Titles: Our Lips Are Sealed, We Got the Beat, Vacation, Get Up and Go, Head Over Heels, Turn to You, Cool Jerk (previous titles as lead of the Go-Go's), Mad About You, I Feel the Magic, Band of Gold, I Get Weak, Heaven is a Place on Earth, Circle in the Sand, Leave a Light On, Summer Rain
Album Titles: Beauty and the Beat, Vacation, Talk Show (previous titles as lead of The Go-Go's), Belinda, Heaven on Earth, Runaway Horses, Live Your Life Be Free
Video Titles: Runaway Videos, Heaven on Earth, Runaway Horses, Belinda, Belinda Live!, Runaway Live

🎭Kate McNeil -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1959 N.S.
Actress
Movie Titles: Monkey Shines, The House on Sorority Row, Sudden Death

Jonathan Franzen -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1959
Author, Novelist, Essayist
Book Titles: The Corrections (2001), Freedom (2010)

✍📰Eric Schlosser -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1959
Author, Journalist
Misc: known for his investigative journalism
Book Titles: Fast Food Nation, Reefer Madness, Chew On This, Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety

✍🎭Sean Penn -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1960
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Santa Monica; Madonna's ex-
Misc: ex-Brat Pack
Movie Titles: 21 Grams, Milk, Dogtown and Z-Boys, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Colors, Dead Man Walking, Thin Red Line, Sweet and Lowdown, Up at the Villa, I Am Sam, Mystic River

🎵Lisa Coleman -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1960 N.S.
Composer, Keyboardist, Rhythm and Blues Keyboardist
Group Names: The Revolution (a backing band for Prince), Wendy and Lisa (with Wendy Melvoin)m soloist
TV Shows: Heroes (composer), Nurse Jackie (composer), Crossing Jordan (composer)

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🎭Larry B. Scott -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1961
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Super Force
Movie Titles: The Karate Kid, Revenge of the Nerds, SpaceCamp, Iron Eagle

🎵🎷Everette Harp -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1961
Gospel Performer, Blues Saxophonist, Jazz Saxophonist

🏆🏒Jamie Macoun -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1961
NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played over 1,000 games during a 17-year career

🎭Guy Killum -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1962
Actor
Movie Titles: Crossroads, School Daze

🎵🎸Gilby Clarke -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1962
Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Guns 'n Roses

🎭🏆Carmen Berg -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1963
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: Real Estate Agent; July 1987

📰🏆🏈Jon Gruden -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1963
Commentator, NFL Coach, College Football Coach, College Football Player

🏆🏈John Offerdahl -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1964
NFL Linebacker, College Football Player
Misc: 5x Pro Bowl; Western Michigan University #49 retired and in the team's Hall of Fame

🎵Maria McKee -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1964
Songwriter, Guitarist, Pop Singer, Country Singer
Group Names: Lone Justice lead, soloist

🏆⚾Alex Cole -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1965
MLB Outfielder

🎵🎸Steven Gorman -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1965
Modern Rock Drummer
Group Names: Black Crowes

🏆🏈Cedric Figaro -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1966
NFL Linebacker

🏆🏈Zefross Moss -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1966
NFL Tackle

🎵🎸Jill Cunniff -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1966
Bassist, Modern Rock Singer
Group Names: Luscious Jackson

🏆🏒Don Sweeney -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1966
NHL Defensive, AHL Figure, Canadian
Misc: played over 1,100 games in the NHL
Sports Teams: Boston Bruins

🎭David Conrad -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1967 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Relativity, Miss Match (as Michael Mendelsohn), Ghost Whisperer (as Jim Clancy)
Movie Titles: Wedding Crashers, Men of Honor, Return to Paradise

🎭Orlagh Cassidy -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1967
Actress
Movie Titles: Still Alice, Young Adult

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🏆🏈James Jenkins -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1967
NFL Player

🏆🏈Kenny Davidson -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1967
NFL Player

🏆🏒Nelson Emerson -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1967
NHL Player, Canadian

🏆🏈Ed McCaffrey -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1968
NFL Wide Receiver

🎵Kelvin "Posdnous" Mercer -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1969 N.S.
Music Producer, Rhythm and Blues Performer, Rapper, Hip Hop Performer
Names/Places: aka Posdnuos or Pos
Group Names: De La Soul

🎭🏆🏈Ed Cunningham -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1969
Filmmaker, Producer, Sports Announcer, NFL Center

🏆🏀Christian Laettner -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1969
Hall of Famer, NBA Forward, Olympic Athlete
Misc: of The Dream Team in the 1992 Summer Olympics
Sports Teams: Minnesota Timberwolves (1992-1996), Atlanta Hawks (1996-1999), Detroit Pistons (1999-2000), Dallas Mavericks (2000-2001), Washington Wizards (2001-2004), Miami Heat (2004-2005), Jacksonville Giants (ABA) (2011-2012), Fort Wayne Mad Ants (assistant coach, D-League, 2012)

🎭🎵Donnie Wahlberg -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1969
Actor, Producer, Pop Singer
Names/Places: RFN:Donald E.
Group Names: The New Kids on the Block
TV Shows: Boomtown (as Det. Joel Stevens), Blue Bloods (as Danny Reagan)
Movie Titles: The Sixth Sense, Saw (series)

🎭Rupert Degas -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1970
Actor, Producer, English
TV Shows: Bob the Builder
Movie Titles: Evil Dead, Planet 51, Chop Socky Chooks, Rogue Trooper

🏆🏈Bernard Wilson -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1970
NFL Tackle

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🏆🏌Dottie Mochrie -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1970
Golfer

🏆🎾Jim Courier -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1970
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, American
Names/Places: RN: James Spencer "Jim" Courier, Jr.
Misc: Nick Bollettieri Academy classmate of Andre Agassi.

🎭🎵Tammy Townsend -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1970
Actress, Singer
TV Shows: Rock Me Baby (as Pam), K.C. Undercover (as Kira Cooper)
Movie Titles: The Preacher's Kid, The Pest

🏆⚾Jorge Posada -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1971
MLB Catcher, American, Puerto Rican
Misc: 5x All-Star, 4x World Series champ, 5x Silver Slugger; Yankees #20 retired
Sports Teams: New York Yankees

🎭Giuliana Rancic -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1974 N.S.
Personality, Italian
Names/Places: aka Giuliana DePandi

🎭🎮Jake Patellis -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1977
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 2000
TV Shows: The Good Life (as Paul Bowman), George and Leo
Video Games: Are You Afraid of the Dark?: The Tale of Orpheo's Curse

🏆⚽Thierry Henry -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1977
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, French
Misc: forward and striker

🎭🎵Kristin Holt -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1981
Actress, Personality, Singer
Names/Places: aka Kristin Adams
TV Shows: American Idol (Special Correspondent 2003, contestant 2002)

🏆⚾Dustin Pedroia -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1983
MLB Second Baseman
Misc: Silver Slugger, 4x Gold Glove, AL MVP 2008; active as of 2015
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox

🎭Brock Kelly -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1985
Actor
Movie Titles: Pitch Perfect, Costa Rican Summer, Faded Memories, Portal

🎭Andrea Espada -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1986 N.S.
TV Hostess, Colombian
TV Shows: UFC Now

🎭🎮Bryton James -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1986
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Names/Places: RN:Bryton McClure
TV Shows: Family Matters (as Richie Crawford), Hero Factory, The Vampire Diaries, DC Super Friends, Winx Club (series), Zevo-3
Video Games: The Jungle Book: Rhythm 'n Groove

🏆🏀Rudy Gay -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1986 N.S.
NBA Player

🎭Brady Corbet -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1988 N.S.
Actor, Director
TV Shows: 24
Movie Titles: Melancholia, Thirteen, Funny Games, Martha Marcy May Marlene

🎵Colton Swon -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1988 N.S.
Country Singer
Group Names: The Swon Brothers

🎭Rachel Hurd-Wood -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1990 N.S.
Actress, English
TV Shows: Home Fires (as Kate Heaton or Kate Campbell)
Movie Titles: Tomorrow When The War Began, An American Haunting, Peter Pan (2003), Perfume: The Story of a Murderer

🏆⛸Gracie Gold -- is 26 in the year 2021 and 27 in the year 2022; b.8/17/1995
Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete

Roman Keitel -- is 17 in the year 2021 and 18 in the year 2022; b.8/17/2004
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Daphna Kastner and Harvey's son

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Blake Everleigh Zegers -- is 6 in the year 2021 and 7 in the year 2022; b.8/17/2015 N.S.
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Janine Feld and Kevin's twin daughter

Zoe Madison Zegers -- is 6 in the year 2021 and 7 in the year 2022; b.8/17/2015 N.S.
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Janine Feld and Kevin's twin daughter

Pierre de Fermat -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1601 N.S. d.1/12/1665 N.S. (63)
Mathematician, French
Misc: often called the founder of the modern theory of numbers. Together with RenDescartes, Fermat was one of the two leading mathematicians of the first half of the 17th century.

🎖⚛William Paterson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1755 d.6/21/1810 (54)
Revolutionary, Explorer, Naturalist, British

🎖⚛Davy Crockett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1786 d.3/6/1836 (49)
Soldier, Adventurer, Explorer, Frontiersman
Names/Places: NN: King of the Wild Frontier; RFN:David
Misc: grinned down bears

Thomas Hodgkin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1798 d.4/5/1866 (67)
Physician, English
Misc: early described (1832) the malignant disease of lymph tissue that bears his name.

Charlotte Grimké -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1837 d.7/23/1914 (76)
Writer, Poet, Educator

🎭Julia Marlowe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1865 N.S. d.11/12/1950 N.S. (85)
Stage Actress, English
Names/Places: RN:Sarah Frances Frost
Misc: known especially for her interpretations of William Shakespeare.

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🎖Richmond Hobson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1870 d.3/16/1937 (66)
Naval Officer, Hero

Frederick Russell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1870 d.12/29/1960 (90)
Scientist
Misc: developed the first successful typhoid fever vaccine

Paul Kammerer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1880 d.9/23/1926 (46)
Biologist, Austrian
Misc: claimed to have produced experimental evidence that acquired traits could be inherited.

🏆🥊Jack Kearns -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1882 d.7/7/1963 (80)
Boxing Manager
Misc: Boxing promoter

📰Raoul H. Fleishmann -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1885 N.S. d.3/11/1969 N.S. (83)
Publisher
Misc: New Yorker Magazine

💰Marcus Garvey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1887 d.6/10/1940 (52)
Philanthropist
Misc: Universal Negro Improvement Association founder

🎭Monty Woolley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1888 d.5/6/1963 (74)
Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: RFMN:Edgar Montillion
Movie Titles: the Pied Piper, Man Who Came to Dinner

✍🎭🎵Mae West -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1893 N.S. d.11/22/1980 N.S. (87)
Screenwriter, Playwright, Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, Singer
Misc: b. in Brooklyn; "Come up and see me sometime", "I've never met a man I didn't like", "I used to be Snow White, but I drifted"; career spanned seven decades; d. in Hollywood

🎖Leslie Groves -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1896 d.7/13/1970 (73)
General

Janet Lewis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1899 N.S. d.11/30/1998 N.S. (99) or 12/1/1998 N.S. (99)
Novelist, Poet

✍📰Quincy Howe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1900 d.2/17/1977 (76)
Writer, Newscaster, Commentator, Editor
TV Shows: CBS News, People's Platform, It's News to Me

✍🎵Abram Chasins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1903 d.6/21/1987 (83)
Author, Lecturer, Composer, Musicologist, Pianist
Misc: piano teacher, music broadcaster, radio executive

⚛💰Hazel Bishop -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1906 d.12/5/1998 (92)
Inventor, Cosmetic Executive
Misc: non smear lipstick

💰Justin Dart -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1907 d.1/26/1984 (76)
Businessperson
Misc: Rexall Drugs head

🎵Larry Clinton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1909 d.5/2/1985 (75)
Arranger, Composer, Singer, Trumpeter, Bandleader

🏆Mikhail Botvinnik -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/4/1911 Ju-1 or 8/17/1911 N.S. d.5/5/1995 N.S. (83)
Chess Player, Russian
Misc: world chess champion (1948-63)

📰Harrison V. Chase -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1913 d.2/6/2000 (86)
Editor
Misc: co-founder & co-editor of Chase's Annual Events

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🏆⚾Rudolph "Rudy" York -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1913 N.S. d.2/5/1970 N.S. (56)
MLB First Baseman

Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1914 d.8/17/1988 (74)
Celebrity Son, Canadian
Names/Places: son of FDR and Eleanor

🎵Walter Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1917 d.6/??/1956
Blues Singer

🎵Ike Quebec -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1918 d.1/16/1963 (44)
Tenor-sax

🎵Georgia Gibbs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1919 d.12/9/2006 (87)
Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Worcester, MA; NN:Her Nibs; FN:Fredda Lipson Gibbons

🎭🎵Maureen O'Hara -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1920 N.S. d.10/24/2015 N.S. (95)
Movie Actress, Singer, Irish
Names/Places: b. in Dublin; RLN:Fitzsimmons
Misc: some say b. 1921
Movie Titles: Miracle on 34th Street, The Quiet Man, How Green Was My Valley, McLintock!, Long Gray Line, Parent Trap, Spencer's Mountain

🎵🎷George Duvivier -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1920 N.S. d.7/11/1985 N.S. (64)
Arranger, Jazz Bassist

Dr. Daniel X. Freedman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1921 d.6/3/1993 (71)
Psychiatrist

🎵Wayne Raney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1921 d.1/23/1993 (71)
Singer, Harmonicaist
Group Names: Delmore Brothers

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🎭Bob Clayton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1922 d.11/1/1979 (57)
Game Show Host, Announcer
TV Shows: Concentration (host in 60s and 70s), The Pyramid (announcer)

🎨🎭🎵Larry Rivers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1923 N.S. d.8/14/2002 N.S. (78)
Cartoonist, Painter, Sculptor, Teacher, Actor, Filmmaker, Musician
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Yitzroch Loiza Grossberg
Misc: pop artist; Washington crossing the Delaware 1953

Evan S. Connell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1924 d.1/10/2013 (88)
Writer

John Hawkes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1925 d.5/15/1998 (72)
Writer, Novelist

✍🎭Jean Poiret -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1926 d.3/14/1992 (65)
Dramatist/Playwright, Movie Actor, Movie Director, French
Movie Titles: La Cage Aux Folles

🎭Robert Moore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1927 d.5/10/1984 (56)
Stage Actor, Stage Director
Misc: Broadway's 1970-80s successful director (Promises Promises, Deathtrap, Woman of the Year)
TV Shows: Diana

🎵E. W. "Bud" Wendell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1927 N.S. d.1/8/2016 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, Music Executive, Country Figure
Misc: in the Country Music Hall of Fame

🎵Sam Butera -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1927 d.6/3/2009 (81)
Singer, Saxophonist, Rhythm and Blues Performer

🎭Chet Allen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1928 N.S. d.4/19/2011 N.S. (82)
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Bonino & The Troubleshooters

Francis Gary Powers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1929 d.5/1/1977 (47)
Aviator, Spy

✍🎭Harve Bennett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1930 N.S. d.2/25/2015 N.S. (84)
Screenwriter, TV/Movie Producer

Ted Hughes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1930 N.S. d.10/28/1998 N.S. (68)
Poet, English
Misc: poet laureate (1984-1998)

⚛🏆Zdravko Ježić -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1931 N.S. d.6/19/2005 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, Chemist, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Croatian

🎵🎷Derek (Jazz Musician) Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1931 N.S. d.8/19/2016 N.S. (85)
Jazz Pianist, English
Misc: spent seven years as pianist in Johnny Carson's late night television big band

🏆🏀John "Red" Kerr -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1932 d.2/26/2009 (76)
NBA Player
Misc: NBA Coach of the Year [1966]
Sports Teams: Phoenix Suns, Syracuse Nationals, Philadelphia Warriors, Baltimore Bullets, Chicago Bulls (coach)

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

🎵Duke Pearson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1932 d.8/4/1980 (47)
Composer, Pianist, Bandleader

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🎭Glenn Corbett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1933 N.S. d.1/16/1993 N.S. (59)
Soap Actor, TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: Route 66 (as Linc), Dallas (as Paul), The Doctors

🏆⚾Jim Davenport -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1933 N.S. d.2/18/2016 N.S. (82)
MLB Player
Misc: 2x All-Star, Gold Glove
Sports Teams: San Francisco Giants (player then manager)

🎵Mark Dinning -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1933 d.3/22/1986 (52)
Singer, Guitarist
Song Titles: Teen Angel

🏆🏁🏊Katalin Szőke -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1935 N.S. d.10/27/2017 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Hungarian

🎭Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1936 N.S. d.12/13/2007 N.S. (71)
TV Actor
TV Shows: Walker Texas Ranger (as Uncle Ray 1993-94)

🎭Anthony Valentine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1939 N.S. d.12/2/2015 N.S. (76)
Actor, English
TV Shows: Masada

🎵Luther Allison -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1939 d.8/12/1997 (57)
Hall of Famer, Blues Singer, Blues Guitarist
Misc: formed the Rolling Stones in 1954 (not the Mick Jagger group) with his brother Gran and was renamed the Four Jivers later on; soloist

🏆⚽Bobby Murdoch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1944 d.5/15/2001 (56)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Midfielder, Scottish

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✍🎭Shane Briant -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1946 N.S. d.5/27/2021 N.S. (74)
Novelist, Actor, English
Movie Titles: Demons of the Mind, Straight on Till Morning, Captain Kronos -Vampire Hunter, and Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

🎵🎸Drake Kid Levin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1946 d.7/4/2009 (62)
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Group Names: Paul Revere & the Raiders

🏆🏈Isiah Robertson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1949 N.S. d.12/6/2018 N.S. (69)
NFL Linebacker
Misc: 6x Pro Bowl, 4x First Team All-Pro, 6x First-team All-Conference

🎵🎸Sib Hashian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1949 N.S. d.3/22/2017 N.S. (67)
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Boston

🏆🥊Alan Minter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1951 N.S. d.9/9/2020 N.S. (0)
Boxer, Olympic Athlete, British

David Koresh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1959 d.4/19/1993 (33)
Anarchist
Names/Places: b. Houston, TX; RN:Vernon Wayne Howell; the wacky Waco man
Misc: cult leader (Davidians), (Editor's note: he doesn't represent THIS David!)

🎭Helen McCrory -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1968 N.S. d.4/16/2021 N.S. (52)
Actress, English
TV Shows: Peaky Blinders, Fearless
Movie Titles: Skyfall, Hugo, Harry Potter (series)

🎭Joshua Andrew Koenig -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1968 N.S. d.2/16/2010 N.S. (41)
Actor
Misc: died between Feb 16 and 18 of 2010
TV Shows: Growing Pains (as Boner)

🎭🎵Mark Salling -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/17/1982 N.S. d.1/30/2018 N.S. (35)
Actor, Musician
TV Shows: Glee (as Noah "Puck" Puckerman)
Movie Titles: Rocky Road, Children of the Corn IV: The Gathering

🎖Frederick The Great -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/24/1712 d.8/17/1786 (74)
General
Misc: Prussian king 1740-86

Matthew Boulton -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/3/1728 d.8/17/1809 (80)
Engineer, British
Misc: manufacturer and engineer who financed and introduced James Watt's steam engine.

Samuel Johnston -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/15/1733 d.8/17/1816 (82)
Statesman, Attorney/Lawyer, Scottish

🎵Lorenzo Da Ponte -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1749 N.S. d.8/17/1838 N.S. (89)
Professor, Librettist, Italian

🎖José de San Martin -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1778 d.8/17/1850 (72)
Hall of Famer, Revolutionary, Argentine
Names/Places: born in Viceroyalty of the Rio de la Plata, now known as Argentina

🎵Ole Bull -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/5/1810 d.8/17/1880 (70)
Composer, Violinist, Norweigan

🎵Richard Hoffman -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/24/1831 d.8/17/1909 (78)
Composer, Pianist, American, British

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📰⚖George Trevelyan -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/20/1838 d.8/17/1928 (90)
Historian, Statesman, British

✍📰Charlotte Perkins Gilman -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1860 N.S. d.8/17/1935 N.S. (75)
Author, Lecturer, Economist, Feminist

🎭Robert Frazer -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/29/1891 d.8/17/1944 (53)
Actor

🎵🎷Ray Wetzel -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/22/1924 d.8/17/1951 (26)
Jazz Trumpeter

🎵Billy Murray -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/25/1877 d.8/17/1954 (77)
Pop Singer
Names/Places: NN:The Denver Nightengale
Misc: major star 1900-1930

🎨Fernand Leger -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/4/1881 d.8/17/1955 (74)
Artist, French

🎭Richard Barthelmess -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/9/1895 d.8/17/1963 (68)
Actor

🎭Ed Gardner -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/29/1901 d.8/17/1963 (62)
Radio Actor, Comedian
Misc: radio: Duffy's Tavern

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Henry Joseph Round -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/2/1881 d.8/17/1966 (85)
Engineer, English
Misc: electronics engineer whose numerous inventions contributed to the development of radio communications.

🎨Ludwig Mies van der Rohe -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/27/1886 N.S. d.8/17/1969 N.S. (83)
Architect, German

🎭Horace McMahon -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/17/1907 d.8/17/1971 (64)
Actor
Names/Places: RLN:MacMahon
TV Shows: Martin Kane (as Captain Willis), Danny Thomas Show (as Horace), Naked City (as Lt. Mike Parker), Jackie Gleason Show

🏆🏁Fred Offenhauser Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/11/1888 d.8/17/1973 (84)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: an American automotive engineer and mechanic who designed the Offenhauser racing engine, nicknamed the "Offy", which dominated competition in the Indianapolis 500 race for decades.

🎵Paul Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/2/1939 N.S. d.8/17/1973 N.S. (34)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Temptations

Conrad Aiken -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/5/1889 d.8/17/1973 (84)
Novelist, Short Story Writer, Poet, Critic

🏆🏁Tiny "Dewayne" Lund -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1929 N.S. d.8/17/1975 N.S. (45)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Names/Places: RN: DeWayne Louis Lund
Misc: NASCAR

🎭Murvyn Vye -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/15/1913 d.8/17/1976 (63)
Actor
TV Shows: Bob Cummings Show (as Lionel)

🎭Vivian Vance -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/26/1912 d.8/17/1979 (67)
Hall of Famer, TV/Stage Actress
Names/Places: b. in Cherryville, KS
Misc: some say b. 1907, 11, or 13
TV Shows: I Love Lucy (as Ethel Mertz), The Lucy Show (as Vivian Bagley)

🏆🏒William M. Jennings -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/14/1920 N.S. d.8/17/1981 N.S. (60)
Hall of Famer, NHL Executive

🎭Barney Phillips -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1913 d.8/17/1982 (68)
Actor
TV Shows: Dragnet (as Sgt. Ed Jacobs), Twelve O'Clock High (as Maj. Doc Kaiser), Felony Squad (as Capt. Franks), The Betty White Show

✍🎵Ira Gershwin -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/6/1896 d.8/17/1983 (86)
Author, Lyricist
Names/Places: b. in New York City; d. in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Misc: with his composer brother George, wrote such classic songs as "S Wonderful" and "The Man I Love"

🎭Clarence Brown -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/10/1890 d.8/17/1987 (97)
Movie Director

Rudolf Hess -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/26/1894 d.8/17/1987 (93)
Criminal, Egyptian
Misc: Hitler's deputy; Nazi War Criminal; spent 46 years in a Spandau prison; the last member of Adolf Hitler's inner circle, d. at a Berlin hospital, apparent suicide.

Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/17/1914 d.8/17/1988 (74)
Celebrity Son, Canadian
Names/Places: son of FDR and Eleanor

🎭Harry Corbett -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1918 d.8/17/1989 (71)
Actor, Puppeteer, British
Movie Titles: Jabberwocky

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🎭🎵Pearl Bailey -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/27/1918 d.8/17/1990 (72)
TV/Stage Actress, Gospel Singer, Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Newport News, VA; d. in Philadelphia
TV Shows: The Pearl Bailey Show, Silver Spoons (as Lulu Baker)
Movie Titles: The Fox and The Hound (as the voice of Big Mama the owl)

🎭Don Dubbins -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/28/1928 d.8/17/1991 (63)
Actor

🎵🎸Phil Seymour -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/15/1952 d.8/17/1993 (41)
Songwriter, Singer, Drummer, Rock & Roll Performer

🎵Johnny Sayles -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/9/1937 d.8/17/1993 (56)
Soul Singer

Angelo J. Leno -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/10/1910 d.8/17/1994 (83)
Celebrity Parent
Names/Places: Jay's father

🏆🥊Jack Sharkey -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/6/1902 d.8/17/1994 (91)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Lithuanian
Names/Places: RN:Joseph Paul Zukauskas
Misc: ex-Welterweight champ

🎵Mike Condello -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/6/1946 d.8/17/1995 (49)
Songwriter, Novelty Singer
Group Names: Hub Kapp and The Wheels (fronted by Pat McMahon), The Ladmo Trio
TV Shows: Wallace and Ladmo Show (co-host and parodist)

Howard Koch -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/12/1901 d.8/17/1995 (93)
Screen/Scriptwriter
Misc: wrote the radio script for "War of the Worlds" and won an Oscar for the screenplay of "Casablanca"

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🎵🎷Wild Bill Davis -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/24/1918 d.8/17/1995 (76)
Arranger, Organist, Jazz Pianist

🏆⚾Johnny Lipon -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/10/1922 d.8/17/1998 (75)
MLB Shortstop

Robert Rowe Gilruth -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/8/1913 d.8/17/2000 (86)
Aeronautical, Aviator, Engineer
Misc: developed X-1, the first plane to break the sound barrier

🎭Gerald Gordon -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/12/1934 d.8/17/2001 (67)
Soap Actor
TV Shows: The Doctors, General Hospital

🎵Flip Phillips -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/26/1915 d.8/17/2001 (86)
Tenor-sax

Edwin Morgan -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/27/1920 d.8/17/2010 (90)
Poet, Scottish

🏆⚾Jack Harshman -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/12/1927 d.8/17/2013 (86)
MLB Pitcher

🎭Arthur Hiller -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/22/1923 d.8/17/2016 N.S. (92)
Director, Canadian
Movie Titles: The Americanization of Emily, Tobruk, The Hospital, The Out-of-Towners, Plaza Suite, The Man in the Glass Booth, Love Story, Lonely Guy, In-Laws, Man of LaMancha

🎵🎸Preston Hubbard -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/15/1953 d.8/17/2016 N.S. (63)
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: Room Full of Blues, Fabulous Thunderbirds

⚖🎭Sonny Landham -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1941 d.8/17/2017 N.S. (76)
Politician, Actor
Movie Titles: Lock Up, Poltergeist, 48 Hours, Predator

🏆🏌Bunky Henry -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/8/1944 N.S. d.8/17/2018 N.S. (74)
Golfer
Names/Places: RN: George Walter Henry Jr.

🏆🏈Cedric Benson -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/28/1982 N.S. d.8/17/2019 N.S. (36)
NFL Runningback

🎭Wanda Lewis -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/2/1926 N.S. d.8/17/2020 N.S. (94)
Actress
Misc: Uncle Al Lewis's wife; active from 1950-1951
TV Shows: The Uncle Al Show (as Captain Windy, the show aired in the Cincinnatti area and one of the longest-running children's shows in the country, airing from 1950 to 1985)

🎨Francesco Albani -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.3/17/1578 O.S. or 8/17/1578 O.S. d.10/4/1660 (82)
Painter, Italian
Misc: or born Aug 17, 1578

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1974, ✪ “Makin' The Best Of A Bad Situation” by Dick Feller peaked at number 85 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, ✪ “The Flying Saucer The 2nd” by Buchanan And Goodman peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, ✪ “The Night Chicago Died” by Paper Lace peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “(Main Theme) Around The World (Instrumental)” by Victor Young And His Singing Strings peaked at number 26 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “A Fallen Star” by Ferlin Husky peaked at number 47 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Abadabadango” by Kim Carnes peaked at number 67 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Around The World” by Mantovani And His Orchestra peaked at number 25 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Blowin' In The Wind” by Peter, Paul And Mary peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Boyfriend” by Ariana Grande Featuring Social House peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do” by The Happenings peaked at number 67 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “C'mon 'N Ride It (The Train)” by Quad City DJ's peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Can't You Find Another Way” by Sam And Dave peaked at number 54 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Captain Howdy” by Simon Stokes peaked at number 90 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Change The World” by Eric Clapton peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Chorus (Fishes In The Sea)” by Erasure peaked at number 83 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Clarity” by Zedd Featuring Foxes peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Counting Blue Cars” by Dishwalla peaked at number 15 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Cups” by Anna Kendrick peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Dilemma” by Nelly Featuring Kelly Rowland peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Don't Knock My Love” by Marvin Gaye With Diana Ross peaked at number 46 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Down 4 U” by Irv Gotti Presents The Inc. Featuring Ja Rule, Ashanti, Vita And Charli Baltim peaked at number 6 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Dream A Little Dream Of Me” by Mama Cass Elliot peaked at number 12 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Every Heartbeat” by Amy Grant peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Fright Night” by The J. Geils Band peaked at number 91 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Give Me One More Chance” by Wilmer And The Dukes peaked at number 80 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1940, “God Bless America” by Kate Smith peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “God Bless Our Love” by The Ballads peaked at number 65 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Gonna Find Me A Bluebird” by Marvin Rainwater peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Green, Green” by New Christy Minstrels peaked at number 14 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Happiness Is Just Around The Bend” by Main Ingredient peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Hard To Handle” by The Black Crowes peaked at number 26 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Hitch It To The Horse” by Fantastic Johnny C peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “I Am Your Man” by Bobby Taylor And The Vancouvers peaked at number 85 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “I Cried” by Tammi Terrell (as Tammy Montgomery) peaked at number 99 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “I Loved And I Lost” by The Impressions peaked at number 61 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “I Need Your Love” by Calvin Harris Featuring Ellie Goulding peaked at number 16 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “I Wonder If I Take You Home” by Lisa Lisa And Cult Jam With Full Force peaked at number 34 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “I Wonder” by Brenda Lee peaked at number 25 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “I'm Gonna Do What They Do To Me” by B.B. King peaked at number 74 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “In And Out Of Love” by Bon Jovi peaked at number 69 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “It's Gettin' Late” by The Beach Boys peaked at number 82 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Judy's Turn To Cry” by Lesley Gore peaked at number 5 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Just Ask Me To” by Tevin Campbell peaked at number 88 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Just Like A Pill” by P!nk peaked at number 8 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Kalimba Story” by Earth, Wind And Fire peaked at number 55 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Lay It Down” by Ratt peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Love On A Rooftop” by Desmond Child peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Love Somebody” by Maroon 5 peaked at number 10 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Mister Nico” by Four Jacks And A Jill peaked at number 96 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Montage From How Sweet It Is (I Knew That You Knew)” by Love Generation peaked at number 86 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “My Fallen Angel” by Coro peaked at number 54 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “My Thang” by James Brown peaked at number 29 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Never Surrender” by Corey Hart peaked at number 3 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “No Such Thing” by John Mayer peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Oh Baby Doll” by Chuck Berry peaked at number 57 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Only Time Will Tell” by Nelson peaked at number 28 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Paparazzi” by Xzibit peaked at number 83 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Pay Back” by Etta James peaked at number 78 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “People Got To Be Free” by The Rascals peaked at number 1 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Rearview Town” by Jason Aldean peaked at number 40 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Runnin' Outta Moonlight” by Randy Houser peaked at number 24 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Sealed With A Kiss” by Gary Lewis And The Playboys peaked at number 19 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Somebody Cares” by Tommy James And The Shondells peaked at number 53 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Stardust” by Billy Ward And His Dominoes peaked at number 13 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “State Of The Heart” by Rick Springfield peaked at number 22 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Surfin' Hootenanny” by Al Casey And The K-C-ettes (Al Casey Combo) peaked at number 48 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “The Impossible Dream” by Roger Williams peaked at number 55 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “The Man That Turned My Mama On” by Tanya Tucker peaked at number 86 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Turn Around, Look At Me” by The Vogues peaked at number 7 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Twisted” by Keith Sweat peaked at number 2 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Understanding” by Ray Charles peaked at number 46 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Walk On” by Neil Young peaked at number 69 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Wild And Crazy Love” by The Mary Jane Girls peaked at number 42 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Wishing On The Same Star” by Keedy peaked at number 86 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “You Met Your Match” by Stevie Wonder peaked at number 35 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)” by Dead Or Alive peaked at number 11 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “You Turned My World Around” by Frank Sinatra peaked at number 83 on the U.S. pop singles chart.

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1974, ✪ “The Night Chicago Died” by Paper Lace peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2002, “A Little Less Conversation” by Elvis Presley vs. JXL peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “All Day” by Idle Eyes peaked at number 91 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Between Her Goodbye And My Hello” by Gladys Knight And The Pips peaked at number 81 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Boyfriend” by Ariana Grande Featuring Social House peaked at number 5 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Call Me” by Acosta/Russell peaked at number 18 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Can't Believe It” by Flo Rida Featuring Pitbull peaked at number 26 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Children” by Robert Miles peaked at number 14 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Don't Look Back In Anger” by Oasis peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Don't Turn Out The Lights” by Enrique Iglesias peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Fading Like A Flower (Every Time You Leave)” by Roxette peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Free To Decide” by The Cranberries peaked at number 4 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Glory Days” by Bruce Springsteen peaked at number 17 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Hello, I Love You, Won't You Tell Me Your Name?” by The Doors peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Holy Grail” by JAY-Z Featuring Justin Timberlake peaked at number 13 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Hot In Herre” by Nelly peaked at number 1 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “I Believe” by Songbird peaked at number 75 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Kalimba Story” by Earth, Wind And Fire peaked at number 63 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Long Long Way” by Ian Thomas peaked at number 85 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Looking For Summer” by Chris Rea peaked at number 7 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “My Special Child” by Sinéad O'Connor peaked at number 9 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Points Of Authority” by Linkin Park peaked at number 10 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Popular” by Nada Surf peaked at number 13 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Shiny Happy People” by R.E.M. peaked at number 6 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1974, “The American Girl” by Rick Springfield peaked at number 74 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Search Is Over” by Survivor peaked at number 21 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Wake Me Up” by Avicii Featuring Aloe Blacc peaked at number 2 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Walking Contradiction” by Green Day peaked at number 11 on the Canada pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Work It Out” by Beyoncé peaked at number 23 on the Canada pop singles chart.

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1968, ✪ “Fire” by The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, ✪ “Giddy Up” by 2 In A Room peaked at number 74 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, ✪ “I Shot The Sheriff” by Eric Clapton peaked at number 9 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, ✪ “I'm Too Sexy” by Right Said Fred peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, ✪ “Macarena” by Los del Rio peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, ✪ “Surfin' U.S.A.” by The Beach Boys peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “12 Reasons Why I Love You” by My Life Story peaked at number 32 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “After You've Gone” by Alice Babs peaked at number 43 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Angel Of The Morning” by P.P. Arnold peaked at number 29 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Apparently Nothin'” by Young Disciples peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Are You Lonesome Tonight? (Live)” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 68 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Around The World (La La La La La)” by ATC peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Bang” by Blur peaked at number 24 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Boyfriend” by Ariana Grande Featuring Social House peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Charming Demons” by Senser peaked at number 42 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Christine” by Miss X peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Come Back” by Spear Of Destiny peaked at number 55 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Come On Home” by The Springfields peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Dance To The Music” by Sly And The Family Stone peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Days” by The Kinks peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Don Quixote” by Nik Kershaw peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Down The Wire” by The Quick peaked at number 88 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Every Heartbeat” by Amy Grant peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “F For You” by Disclosure peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Family Affair” by B.E.F. peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Fascinated” by Raven Maize peaked at number 37 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Fear: The Mindkiller” by Eon peaked at number 63 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Girl All The Bad Guys Want” by Bowling For Soup peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Guaranteed” by Level 42 peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Hanging Around” by Me Me Me peaked at number 19 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Holiday (Celebrate)” by Madonna peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Holy Grail” by JAY-Z Featuring Justin Timberlake peaked at number 7 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “I Close My Eyes And Count To Ten” by Dusty Springfield peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “I Got A Little Song” by Off-Shore peaked at number 64 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “I Stand Alone” by E-Motion peaked at number 60 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “I'll Cut Your Tail Off” by John Leyton peaked at number 36 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “I've Been Waiting” by Stereo Nation peaked at number 53 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “If I Ruled The World” by NAS peaked at number 12 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “In Between Days (Without You)” by The Cure peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “In My Place” by Coldplay peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Indian Rope” by The Charlatans peaked at number 57 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “It's All The Way Live (Now)” by Coolio peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “It's All Up To You” by Jim Capaldi peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “It's On / Egg Rush” by Flowered Up peaked at number 38 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “It's Only Rock And Roll (But I Like It)” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 10 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “It's Time” by Imagine Dragons peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Jam Side Down” by Status Quo peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Let It Slide” by Mudhoney peaked at number 60 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Like A Prayer” by Madhouse peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Love Letters In The Sand” by Pat Boone peaked at number 2 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Luv Da Sunshine” by Intenso Project peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Miss Hit And Run” by Barry Blue peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “My Affair” by Kirsty MacColl peaked at number 56 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Near Wild Heaven” by R.E.M. peaked at number 27 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Not The Girl You Think You Are” by Crowded House peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Now” by Def Leppard peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Oh Boy” by Cam'ron Featuring Juelz Santana peaked at number 13 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “On A Crowded Street” by Barbara Pennington peaked at number 57 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “P.A.S.S.I.O.N.” by Rythm Syndicate peaked at number 58 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “p:Machinery” by Propaganda peaked at number 50 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Peacock Suit” by Paul Weller peaked at number 5 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Raspberry Beret” by Prince And The Revolution peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Ratamahatta” by Sepultura peaked at number 23 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Remind Me / So Easy” by Royksopp peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Right Here” by Rudimental Featuring Foxes peaked at number 14 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Rock The Boat” by The Hues Corporation peaked at number 6 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Run From Love” by Spiritualized peaked at number 59 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Satisfaction” by Vanilla Ice peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Scooby Snacks” by Fun Lovin' Criminals peaked at number 22 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Sexy Girl” by Glenn Frey peaked at number 81 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Silver Thunderbird” by Marc Cohn peaked at number 54 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1963, “So Much In Love” by The Tymes peaked at number 21 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Someday” by Eternal peaked at number 4 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Someone To Love” by East 17 peaked at number 16 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Stand Up” by Howard Johnson peaked at number 91 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Start Movin' (In My Direction)” by Terry Dene peaked at number 15 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Stay Beautiful” by Manic Street Preachers peaked at number 40 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Stop, Look, Listen (To Your Heart)” by Diana Ross And Marvin Gaye peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Strange Way” by All About Eve peaked at number 51 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Sundown” by Gordon Lightfoot peaked at number 33 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Sunshine Girl” by Herman's Hermits peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “That's The Way You Love Me” by Young MC peaked at number 65 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)” by Cher peaked at number 26 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Thinking About You” by Calvin Harris Featuring Ayah Marar peaked at number 8 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1968, “This Guy's In Love With You” by Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “This Is The Story Of My Love (Baby)” by Wizzard peaked at number 34 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Time Of My Life” by Toploader peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Time, Love And Tenderness” by Michael Bolton peaked at number 28 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Trampoline” by Tinie Tempah Featuring 2 Chainz peaked at number 3 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Unexpected Lovers” by Lime peaked at number 78 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Wait For Me” by Kings Of Leon peaked at number 31 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Walking On The Milky Way” by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark peaked at number 17 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 2013, “We Can't Stop” by Miley Cyrus peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1991, “We Don't Need A Reason” by Dare peaked at number 52 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “What You Want” by Future Force peaked at number 47 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “What's In The Box?” by The Boo Radleys peaked at number 25 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “When Will I See You Again” by The Three Degrees peaked at number 1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Who You Are” by Pearl Jam peaked at number 18 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “World War Three” by Grandmaster Melle Mel peaked at number 97 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1996, “You Got To Be There” by Kadoc peaked at number 45 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Your Baby Ain't Your Baby Anymore” by Paul Da Vinci peaked at number 20 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Your Fascination” by Gary Numan peaked at number 46 on the U.K. pop singles chart.

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1996, ✪ “Dune Buggy” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America peaked at number 16 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1996, ✪ “Mother Mother” by Tracy Bonham peaked at number 5 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1963, ✪ “Surf City” by Jan And Dean peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “(Billy) Don't Lose My Number” by Phil Collins peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1991, “(I Wanna Give You) Devotion” by Nomad Featuring MC Mikee Freedom peaked at number 37 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1963, “(You're The) Devil In Disguise” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 2 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Angel Face / You Wouldn't Leave Me, Would You?” by The Glitter Band peaked at number 15 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Axel F” by Harold Faltermeyer peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Baby Come And Get It” by The Pointer Sisters peaked at number 29 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Boyfriend” by Ariana Grande Featuring Social House peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Burn” by Ellie Goulding peaked at number 6 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Clarity” by Zedd Featuring Foxes peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Classic” by MKTO peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Cry” by Godley And Creme peaked at number 43 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1968, “D.W. Washburn / It's Nice To Be With You” by The Monkees peaked at number 11 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Daybreak / Down” by Nilsson peaked at number 85 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Diamond Dogs / Holy Holy” by David Bowie peaked at number 66 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Doctor's Orders / It's Only When You're Feeling Lonely” by Sunny peaked at number 46 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Down A** Chick” by Ja Rule Featuring Charli 'Chuck' Baltimore peaked at number 37 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Escape From Reality” by Shane Howard peaked at number 40 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Every Little Thing” by Kate Ceberano peaked at number 34 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Evie (Part 1) / Evie (Parts 2 And 3)” by Stevie Wright peaked at number 1 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Fall Down” by will.i.am Featuring Miley Cyrus peaked at number 14 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Girl With The Golden Braids” by Perry Como peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)” by Crystal Waters peaked at number 11 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Heaven” by DJ Sammy And Yanou Featuring Do peaked at number 4 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Holes” by Passenger peaked at number 20 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Human Nature” by Gary Clail / On-U Sound System peaked at number 38 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Hush... Not A Word To Mary” by John Rowles peaked at number 13 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “I Only Have Eyes For You / Gonna Make It” by Marcie Jones peaked at number 95 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “In My House” by The Mary Jane Girls peaked at number 19 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1991, “It Ain't Over 'til It's Over” by Lenny Kravitz peaked at number 10 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Love And Understanding” by Cher peaked at number 23 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Love Is A Golden Ring” by Frankie Laine And The Easy Riders or Ernie Sigley peaked at number 9 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Reach” by Gloria Estefan peaked at number 23 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Rikki Don't Lose That Number / Any Major Dude Will Tell You” by Steely Dan peaked at number 30 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Ring Of Fire” by Johnny Cash peaked at number 12 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Roller Coaster” by MGF peaked at number 38 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Shang-a-Lang / Are You Ready For That Rock And Roll” by Bay City Rollers peaked at number 86 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Shoot The Dog” by George Michael peaked at number 36 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Takeaway” by The Chainsmokers Featuring Illenium Featuring Lennon Stella peaked at number 32 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Tell Me A Lie / Stay Where You Are” by Sami Jo peaked at number 43 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Thinking About You” by Calvin Harris Featuring Ayah Marar peaked at number 28 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Time” by NF peaked at number 38 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 2013, “To The End Of The Earth” by Jessica Mauboy peaked at number 21 on the Australian pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Two Can Play” by Australian Crawl peaked at number 44 on the Australian pop singles chart.

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1991, “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” by Bryan Adams peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “A.E.I.O.U.” by Moana And The Moahunters peaked at number 31 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Back To The World” by Tevin Campbell peaked at number 8 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Boyfriend” by Ariana Grande Featuring Social House peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Classic” by MKTO peaked at number 8 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Complicated” by Avril Lavigne peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Counting Stars” by OneRepublic peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “For Today” by Netherworld Dancing Toys peaked at number 3 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Holy Grail” by JAY-Z Featuring Justin Timberlake peaked at number 18 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “I Know Him So Well” by Elaine Paige And Barbara Dickson peaked at number 9 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, “I'm Looking For What I Can't Get” by Garageland peaked at number 37 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, “If I Ruled The World” by NAS peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, “It's You That's On My Mind” by Quindon Tarver peaked at number 41 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Last Train To Trancentral” by The KLF peaked at number 10 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Love At First Sight” by Kylie Minogue peaked at number 9 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Lover Come Back To Me” by Dead Or Alive peaked at number 41 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Never Walk Away” by C-City Brothers peaked at number 5 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Out In The Fields” by Gary Moore And Phil Lynott peaked at number 21 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Planet Of Sound” by Pixies peaked at number 35 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Raspberry Beret” by Prince And The Revolution peaked at number 2 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Roseanne” by Scarf peaked at number 12 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Scooby Snacks” by Fun Lovin' Criminals peaked at number 18 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Song 27” by Push Push peaked at number 7 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Lady Don't Mind” by Talking Heads peaked at number 8 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1985, “The Lost EP” by The Chills peaked at number 4 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “This Time Make It Funky” by Tracie Spencer peaked at number 48 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Wake Me Up!” by Avicii peaked at number 1 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Walking In Memphis” by Marc Cohn peaked at number 18 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Where Do We Go From Here?” by Deborah Cox peaked at number 20 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Why I Love You So Much” by Monica peaked at number 22 on the New Zealand pop singles chart.

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, ✪ “My Toot Toot” by Denise LaSalle peaked at number 41 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, ✪ “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Abergavenny” by Marty Wilde peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Ala li la” by Denis Azor peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Amen” by Otis Redding peaked at number 20 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Animals” by Martin Garrix peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Anoniem” by Chivv Featuring Sevn Alias And D-Double peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Applause” by Lady Gaga peaked at number 15 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Baila mi rumba” by Rumba Tres peaked at number 9 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Bandolero” by Vanessa [NL] peaked at number 44 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Callow-La-Vita” by Raymond Froggatt peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Cimeroni” by Anneke Grönloh peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Diamonds” by The Boxer Rebellion peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Doar maak ik gin probleem van” by Normaal peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Endicott” by Kid Creole And The Coconuts peaked at number 28 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Freeway Of Love” by Aretha Franklin peaked at number 27 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “From A Distance” by Bette Midler peaked at number 33 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Help Yourself” by Tom Jones peaked at number 7 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Hot Hot Hot” by Vengaboys peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Hush... Not A Word To Mary” by John Rowles peaked at number 19 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2002, “I Save The Day” by Move-It! peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Maria, reina del mar / Stille waters” by Frank Galan peaked at number 14 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Mi mi mi” by Serebro peaked at number 8 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Mirror Of Love” by 2 Brothers On The 4th Floor Featuring Des'Ray And D-Rock peaked at number 6 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Niemand” by Re-Play peaked at number 24 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Now That We Found Love” by Heavy D And The Boyz peaked at number 2 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Papa Was A Poor Man” by Jack Jersey peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Rainy Dayz” by Mary J. Blige Featuring Ja Rule peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Raspberry Beret” by Prince And The Revolution peaked at number 23 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Rave On” by DJ Paul Elstak peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)” by Freddie Jackson peaked at number 36 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Rock Your Baby” by George McCrae peaked at number 1 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Rocket” by Mud peaked at number 3 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Roll On / This Is How We Do It” by Mis-Teeq peaked at number 25 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Shoot The Dog” by George Michael peaked at number 26 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Temporary Madness” by Golden Earring peaked at number 32 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Tha Crossroads” by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony peaked at number 5 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “That Girl” by Maxi Priest Featuring Shaggy peaked at number 35 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2002, “The Anthem 2002” by Sensation peaked at number 19 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1968, “The Universal” by Small Faces peaked at number 12 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Theme From 'Mission: Impossible'” by Adam Clayton And Larry Mullen peaked at number 18 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Time After Time” by Novaspace peaked at number 28 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Vol” by Lil Kleine peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Wind en zeilen” by Splitsing peaked at number 50 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Woman” by Neneh Cherry peaked at number 22 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Words” by Nadieh peaked at number 48 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “You And Your Sister” by This Mortal Coil peaked at number 13 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

In 1991, “You Could Be Mine” by Guns N' Roses peaked at number 4 on the Netherlands pop singles chart.

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1991, “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” by Bryan Adams peaked at number 1 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2019, “5 minuter” by Veronica Maggio peaked at number 7 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Am I Wrong” by Envy [NO] peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Are You Mine?” by Bros peaked at number 30 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Bombo” by Adelén peaked at number 23 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “En dag på stranden” by Tomas Ledin peaked at number 20 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Every Heartbeat” by Amy Grant peaked at number 25 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Forever Love” by Gary Barlow peaked at number 12 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Freedom” by Robbie Williams peaked at number 24 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “I Wanna Sex You Up” by Color Me Badd peaked at number 5 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Learning To Fly” by Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers peaked at number 35 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Like A Prayer” by Mad'House peaked at number 18 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Love's Burn” by Karl Keaton peaked at number 27 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Lovesick” by Gang Starr peaked at number 38 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Missing” by Bruce Springsteen peaked at number 22 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “My Name Is Not Susan” by Whitney Houston peaked at number 31 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Mysterious Girl” by Peter André Featuring Bubbler Ranx peaked at number 6 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Någon som du” by Mauro Scocco peaked at number 33 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Paff pass” by Nilo And Einár peaked at number 26 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Perdono” by Tiziano Ferro peaked at number 4 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Pojkarna längst fram” by Ulf Lundell peaked at number 15 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Ran$om” by Lil Tecca peaked at number 3 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Reach” by Gloria Estefan peaked at number 19 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Relalalaxa” by Just D peaked at number 32 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Shiny Happy People” by R.E.M. peaked at number 14 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Sommarparty” by Sofie peaked at number 17 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Who You Are” by Pearl Jam peaked at number 26 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

In 1991, “You Could Be Mine” by Guns N' Roses peaked at number 2 on the Sweden pop singles chart.

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, ✪ “My Toot Toot” by Denise LaSalle peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, ✪ “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora peaked at number 2 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1991, “(Sing Shi-Wo-Wo) Stop The Pollution” by Dr. Alban peaked at number 16 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2013, “A Little Party Never Killed Nobody (All We Got)” by Fergie, Q-Tip And GoonRock peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1974, “A Mensch möcht i bleibn” by Wolfgang Ambros peaked at number 19 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2013, “And We Danced” by Macklemore Featuring Ziggy Stardust peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Atlantis” by Imperio peaked at number 7 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Be My Day” by The Cats peaked at number 12 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Because You Loved Me” by Céline Dion peaked at number 18 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Blue Jeans” by Sqeezer peaked at number 28 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Boing!” by DJ Quicksilver peaked at number 31 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Boyfriend” by Ariana Grande And Social House peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Brand New Day” by Massari peaked at number 28 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Crazy For You” by Madonna peaked at number 23 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Du sollst nicht weinen” by Heintje peaked at number 10 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Du weißt” by Trettmann, KitschKrieg And Gzuz peaked at number 19 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Eiskalt” by Loredana Featuring Mozzik peaked at number 2 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Glory Days” by Bruce Springsteen peaked at number 25 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Halt mi fest” by Atlantis peaked at number 24 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Hampelmann” by Peter Cornelius peaked at number 4 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Hast a bisserl Zeit für mi” by Alpentrio Tirol peaked at number 14 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Im Ascheregen” by Casper peaked at number 15 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Immer am Sonntag” by Anna-Lena peaked at number 19 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Lazy Sunday” by Small Faces peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Macarena” by Pietro Lombardi peaked at number 6 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Megamix” by R.I.O. peaked at number 19 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1991, “More Than Words” by Extreme peaked at number 13 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Na guat daunn net” by Joesi Prokopetz peaked at number 17 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Red Dress” by Alvin Stardust peaked at number 8 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Rhythm Of The Night” by Loona peaked at number 18 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Run Run Run” by Capo peaked at number 25 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Sailing On The Seven Seas” by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Stress mit Grund” by Shindy Featuring Bushido And Haftbefehl peaked at number 27 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Sugar Baby Love” by The Rubettes peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Süchtig” by Peter Cornelius peaked at number 7 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Take Me Away” by Culture Beat peaked at number 39 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1974, “The Air That I Breathe” by The Hollies peaked at number 3 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 2013, “True Love” by P!nk Featuring Lily Allen peaked at number 30 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Wunderbar ist die Welt” by Roy Black peaked at number 9 on the Austria pop singles chart.

In 1985, “You're A Woman” by Bad Boys Blue peaked at number 1 on the Austria pop singles chart.

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2002, “5.9.1” by Rohff Featuring Assia peaked at number 15 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Ala li la” by Denis Azor peaked at number 18 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Arriba” by Latino Party peaked at number 21 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Black Suits Comin' (Nod Ya Head)” by Will Smith intr. Tra-Knox peaked at number 27 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Canary Bay” by Indochine peaked at number 29 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Come Back To Me” by Cunnie Williams peaked at number 14 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Cover Up” by UB40 peaked at number 10 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Décalé” by Patrick Bruel peaked at number 15 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Every Time You Go Away” by Paul Young peaked at number 16 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Fort Boyard” by Paul Koulak peaked at number 40 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Hola señorita” by Maître Gims And Maluma peaked at number 15 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Holiday (Celebrate)” by Madonna peaked at number 37 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2002, “I Need A Girl (Part One)” by P. Diddy Featuring Usher And Loon peaked at number 9 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Inch'Allah” by MC Solaar peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Les brouillards de Londres” by Thierry Hazard peaked at number 5 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Les poèmes de Michelle” by Teri Moïse peaked at number 11 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Love To See You Cry” by Enrique Iglesias peaked at number 17 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Ma belle” by Moha La Squale peaked at number 1 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Mon carénage” by Kassis peaked at number 39 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Nightshift” by The Commodores peaked at number 34 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Obsesión” by Lucenzo And Kenza Farah - Tropical Family peaked at number 16 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1985, “One More Night” by Phil Collins peaked at number 24 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Senza una donna (Without A Woman)” by Zucchero And Paul Young peaked at number 2 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Slow Down (Anthem Emporium 2013)” by Showtek peaked at number 15 on the France pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Strike It Up” by Black Box peaked at number 26 on the France pop singles chart.

In 2013, “The Conversation” by Texas peaked at number 22 on the France pop singles chart.

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2019, ✪ “Old Town Road (Remix)” by Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus peaked at number 15 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Baby Baby” by Amy Grant peaked at number 6 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1991, “Carry Your Heart” by Alan Barton / Kristine Pettersen peaked at number 9 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Heaven” by U96 peaked at number 5 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2002, “I Need A Girl (Part One)” by P. Diddy Featuring Usher And Loon peaked at number 13 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2002, “I'm Gonna Be Alright” by Jennifer Lopez peaked at number 10 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2002, “In My Place” by Coldplay peaked at number 17 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2019, “It's you” by Ali Gatie peaked at number 17 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Perdono” by Tiziano Ferro peaked at number 11 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Ran$om” by Lil Tecca peaked at number 3 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Ser du Jan så hils fra meg” by Åse Thoresen peaked at number 7 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 1968, “The Son Of Hickory Holler's Tramp” by O.C. Smith peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Underneath Your Clothes” by Shakira peaked at number 2 on the Norway pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Undressed” by Kim Cesarion peaked at number 13 on the Norway pop singles chart.

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1985, ✪ “Money For Nothing” by Dire Straits peaked at number 22 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1991, “(Sing Shi-Wo-Wo) Stop The Pollution” by Dr. Alban peaked at number 13 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1996, “A Night To Remember” by U96 peaked at number 44 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Alive” by Empire Of The Sun peaked at number 25 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Black Suits Comin' (Nod Ya Head)” by Will Smith intr. Tra-Knox peaked at number 5 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Can't Take My Hands Off You” by Soultans peaked at number 15 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2019, “China” by Anuel AA / Daddy Yankee / Karol G / Ozuna / J Balvin peaked at number 10 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Choo Choo Train” by The Box Tops peaked at number 6 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Crazy For You” by Madonna peaked at number 16 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Help Yourself” by Tom Jones peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1996, “How Do U Want It” by Tupac Featuring K-Ci And JoJo peaked at number 37 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Loco contigo” by DJ Snake And J Balvin Featuring Tyga peaked at number 2 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Missing” by Bruce Springsteen peaked at number 32 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Narcotic” by Younotus And Janieck And Senex peaked at number 18 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Rollerblades” by Summer Cem Featuring KC Rebell peaked at number 21 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2002, “Shoot The Dog” by George Michael peaked at number 14 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1974, “T.S.O.P. (The Sound Of Philadelphia)” by MFSB Featuring The Three Degrees peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1996, “Tha Crossroads” by Bone Thugs-N-Harmony peaked at number 19 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1996, “That Girl” by Maxi Priest Featuring Shaggy peaked at number 29 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 1985, “Theme From 'Rocky' (Gonna Fly Now)” by Round One peaked at number 3 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Treasure” by Bruno Mars peaked at number 13 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Watch Out For This (Bumaye)” by Major Lazer Featuring Busy Signal, The Flexican And FS Green peaked at number 23 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Wenn du nicht weisst, wohin” by Mimiks peaked at number 28 on the Switzerland pop singles chart.

Italy Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 2013, “In un' altra vita” by Claudio Baglioni peaked at number 9 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2019, “Loco contigo” by DJ Snake And J Balvin Featuring Tyga peaked at number 8 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Love Me Again” by John Newman peaked at number 3 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Mi mi mi” by Serebro peaked at number 11 on the Italy pop singles chart.

In 2013, “Safe And Sound” by Capital Cities peaked at number 4 on the Italy pop singles chart.

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In 1590, John White, the leader of 117 colonists sent in 1587 to Roanoke Island (North Carolina) to establish a colony, returns from a trip to England to find the settlement deserted. No trace of the settlers is ever found.

In 1807, Robert Fultonʹs North River Steamboat began heading up the Hudson River on its successful round trip between New York and Albany. (Contrary to popular belief, the vessel was not called the “Clermont.”)

In 1835, The wrench is patented by Solymon Merrick of Springfield, Massachusetts. Just as this world was running smoothly, somebody had to throw a wrench into the whole world!

In 1903, The first Pulitzer Prize was awarded this day as Joseph Pulitzer made a million dollar donation to Columbia University. This provided the funding for the Pulitzer Prize awards to be made in Joseph Pulitzerʹs name.

In 1915, Charles F. Kettering of Detroit, Michigan, patented the electric automobile self-starter on this day. And itʹs a good thing he did — or weʹd still be cranking our cars by hand.

In 1915, A hurricane struck Galveston, Texas, killing 275 people. The disaster convinced people once and for all that certain building standards were needed if coastal cities were to survive tropical storms and hurricanes.

In 1918, The famous race horse, Man oʹ War, was sold at auction for $5,000 this day. Samuel Riddle became the thoroughbredʹs new owner. Now Riddle me this!

In 1938, The team of Laurel and Hardy came to an end when Stan Laurel was dropped by Hal Roach because of a contract dispute. Harry Langdon signed to replace Laurel.

In 1938, Henry Armstrong wins the lightweight title with a 15-round decision over Lou Ambers and becomes the only boxer to hold world championship titles in three weight divisions simultaneously. Armstrong won the featherweight (126-pound) title by knocking out Petey Sarron in six rounds on October 29, 1937. On May 31, 1938, he won the welterweight (147-pound) championship from Barney Ross by a decision.

In 1939, “The Wizard of Oz” opened at Loewʹs Capitol Theater in New York. There were many movies before WIZARD OF OZ that were a combination of color and b/w. The first that comes to mind was THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (1925). It was b/w and two-strip Technicolor and tinting. It was not the first movie to use the combination of black and white and color film. Ted Turner wasnʹt old enough to colorize the rest of the film yet.

In 1945, Indonesian nationalists declared their independence from the Netherlands (National Day), but it was refused by the Dutch.

In 1945, The George Orwell novel “Animal Farm,” an allegorical satire of Soviet Communism, was first published in London by Martin Secker and Warburg.

In 1950, Indonesia finally gained its independence from the Netherlands five years after they first declared their independence.

In 1954, Walt Disneyʹs film “The Vanishing Prarie” opened in movie theaters.

In 1957, On the cover of TV Guide: “Phil Silvers”. Other Articles: The Line Up, Jim Bowie

In 1959, R.C., “Furry Murray” by The Tradewinds peaked at #91 on the pop singles chart.

In 1959, R.C., “Here Comes Summer” by Jerry Keller peaked at #14 on the pop singles chart.

In 1959, R.C., “There Goes My Baby” by The Drifters peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.

In 1959, R.C., “Whatʹd I Say (part 1)” by Ray Charles peaked at number six on the pop singles chart.

In 1960, The newly renamed Beatles (formerly the Silver Beetles), consisting of John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Stuart Sutcliffe and just-hired drummer Pete Best, began their first gig in Hamburg, West Germany at the Indra Club.

In 1963, On the cover of TV Guide: “Fred MacMurray of My Three Sons”. Other Articles: Mickey Rooney, Nancy Kulp

In 1963, R.C., “Blowin' In The Wind” by Peter, Paul and Mary peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.

In 1964, The Kinks “You Really Got Me” is released in the United Kingdom on Pye Records.

In 1966, Beatle John Lennon made another controversial statement in front of a microphone. In Toronto, he expresses his admiration for American draft dodgers.

In 1968, R.C., “Dream A Little Dream Of Me” by Mama Cass with The Mamas and The Papas peaked at #12 on the pop singles chart.

In 1968, R.C., “People Got To Be Free” by The Rascals peaked at number one on the pop singles chart and stayed there for five weeks.

In 1968, R.C., “The Impossible Dream” by Roger Williams peaked at #55 on the pop singles chart.

In 1969, In the Woodstock Festival, the last day of the three day event, the Whoʹs Pete Townshend knocked Yippie Abbie Hoffman off the stage during the performance of “Tommy”. Hoffman was trying to announce some propaganda to the audience.

In 1973, Willie Mays hits the 660th-and last-home run of his major league career off Don Gullett of Cincinnati.

In 1973, “Enter The Dragon” starring Bruce Lee in the chopsocky classic opened at several New York theaters.

In 1974, R.C., “Makin' The Best Of A Bad Situation” by Dick Feller peaked at #85 on the pop singles chart.

In 1974, R.C., “The Night Chicago Died” by Paper Lace peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1974, R.C., “When Will I See You Again” by Three Degrees peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1977, “Star Wars (soundtrack)” album by John Williams was certified Platinum by the RIAA

In 1979, Monty Pythonʹs “Life of Brian” premieres.

In 1981, AC/DC, Queensryche, Motley Crue and the Black Crowes are among the ands on the bill for the Monsters of Rock festival at Castle Donington in England.

In 1982, The first commercially produced compact discs, a recording of ABBAʹs “The Visitors,” were pressed at a Philips factory near Hanover, West Germany.

In 1985, R.C., “I Wonder If I Take You Home” by Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam With Full Force peaked at #34 on the pop singles chart.

In 1985, R.C., “Never Surrender” by Corey Hart peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Dirty Dancing” starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1989, Washington, D.C. radio station WGEO is the setting for the flop series “F.M.” on NBC starring Robert Hays of “Airplane” fame. Though the attempt to clone “WKRP in Cincinnati” only lasts a year, it does have a cast which will go on to bigger and/or better work, including Patricia (“Home Improvement”) Richardson and DeLane (“Daveʹs World”) Matthews. F.M. No static at all.

In 1991, Fox debuts “Best of the Worst,” featuring stories highlighting all things dumb, hosted by Greg Kinnear, just before he returns to the renamed E! network (formerly Movietime) to host “Talk Soup.”

In 1997, “The Worldʹs Funniest!” began airing on Fox

In 2003, Good grief, Peanuts character Charlie Brown joins the late broadcaster Bob Prince, Negro League star Josh Gibson, former catcher Manny Sanguillen, and current shortstop Jack Wilson honored by the Pirates with a bobblehead doll giveaway day. Almost ten percent of the nearly 18,000 Peanuts strips created by Charles Schulz focused on baseball.

In 2003, The Rally Monkey, the Angelsʹ unofficial mascot, is honored for its contribution to last seasonʹs world championship with a promotion, featuring a bobblehead doll wearing an Anaheim jersey with the primateʹs name on the back. The Rally Monkey Bobble Belly joins other giveaways paying tribute to Angel legends, including Troy Glaus (2002 World Series MVP), Adam Kennedy (ALCS MVP), and Mike Scioscia (AL Manager of the Year).

In 2007, “Phineas and Ferb” began airing on Disney Channel

In 2010, “Big Lake” began airing on Comedy Central

In 2010, “Melissa and Joey” began airing on ABC Family

In 2015, Actress-dancer Yvonne Craig, 78, who played the sexy, crime-fighting Batgirl in the 1960s TV hit “Batman,” died in Los Angeles.

The Holiday Almanacs August 17, 2021

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Today is Tue Aug the 17 in the year 2021
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[India] Janmashtami
[Indonesia-1945, Gabon-1960] Independence Day
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