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Demented Datebooks: Comedy Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for February 24

Last Updated 06-06-2019

🎭🎵Bill Bailey -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.2/24/1964 N.S. or 1/13/1965 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Composer, English

🎭Barry Bostwick -- is 74 in the year 2019 and 75 in the year 2020; b.2/24/1945
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
Names/Places: b. in San Mateo, Ca.
Misc: some say b. 1946
TV Shows: Scruples, I'll Take Manhattan, Spin City (as Mayor Winston)
Movie Titles: Grease, Rocky Horror Picture Show (as Brad), Spy Hard

🎭🎵Dennis Waterman -- is 71 in the year 2019 and 72 in the year 2020; b.2/24/1948
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Singer, English
Names/Places: NN:Minder
TV Shows: The Sweeney (as Det. Sgt. George Carter), Minder (as Terry), Tube Mice (as Toaster voice), Stay Lucky (as Thomas Gynn), New Tricks (as Gerry Standing)
Movie Titles: Scars of Dracula, Sweeney!

🎭Debra Jo Rupp -- is 68 in the year 2019 and 69 in the year 2020; b.2/24/1951
Actress
TV Shows: That 70's Show (as Kitty Foreman)
Movie Titles: She's Out of My League, Big, Death Becomes Her

🎭Melinda Naud -- is 64 in the year 2019 and 65 in the year 2020; b.2/24/1955
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Operation Petticoat (as Lt. Dolores Crandell), Happy Days (as Paula Petralunga), Detective School

🎭Beth Broderick -- is 60 in the year 2019 and 61 in the year 2020; b.2/24/1959
Actress
TV Shows: The 5 Mrs. Buchanans, Hearts Afire (as Dee Dee Starr), Sabrina The Teenage Witch (as Aunt Zelda Spellman)
Movie Titles: Revenge of the Bridesmaids, Two Step

🎭Emilio Rivera -- is 58 in the year 2019 and 59 in the year 2020; b.2/24/1961 N.S.
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Mayans M.C., The Family Business, Sons of Anarchy (as Marcus Álvarez)
Movie Titles: Venom

🎭Billy Zane -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.2/24/1966
Movie Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: The Phantom, Titanic, Back to the Future (series)

🎭Ben Miller -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.2/24/1966 N.S.
Comedian, English
Misc: half of the (Alexander) Armstrong and Miller comedy duo
Movie Titles: The Prince and Me

✍🎭Jonathan Ward -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.2/24/1970
Writer, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Charles in Charge (as Douglas Pembroke), New Adventures of Beans Baxter (as spyteen Benjamin "Beans" Baxter Jr.)
Movie Titles: FernGully: The Last Rainforest, Mac and Me, Steel Magnolias, White Water Summer

🎭Bonnie Somerville -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.2/24/1974
Actress
TV Shows: Grosse Pointe (as Courtney Scott/Laura Johnson), N.Y.P.D. Blue (as Det. Laura Murphy), Code Black (as Christa)
Movie Titles: The Ugly Truth, Bedazzled, Without a Paddle, Holiday Engagement

🎭🎮🏆🥊Bryce Papenbrook -- is 33 in the year 2019 and 34 in the year 2020; b.2/24/1986 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, Martial Arts
TV Shows: Pokemon Origins, Durarara!!, Blue Exorcist, Sword Art Online, Tenkai Knights, The Seven Deadly Sins, Fate/Stay Night: Unlimited Blade Works, Attack on Titan
Video Games: Lost Planet 2, Saints Row (series), Power Rangers Super Megaforce, Final Fantasy (series), Pac-Man (series), Call of Duty (series)

Wilhelm Carl Grimm -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1786 d.12/16/1859 (73)
Children's Author, German
Misc: Folklorist
Book Titles: Fairy tales, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Goldilocks, Little Red Riding Hood

🎭Victor Moore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1876 d.7/23/1962 (86)
Movie/Stage Actor, Vaudevillan
Misc: Ziegfeld Follies
Movie Titles: Seven Year Itch

⛪🎭Abe Vigoda -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1921 d.1/26/2016 N.S. (94)
Jewish, TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: 1970s TV crime show guest actor
TV Shows: Barney Miller (as Detective Phil Fish), Fish (as Detective Phil Fish)
Movie Titles: Look Who's Talking, The Godfather (series as Mafia leader Tessio)

🎵Fred Steiner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1923 N.S. d.6/23/2011 N.S. (88)
Conductor/Composer, Arranger
Misc: Orchestrator, Film Historian; worked for television, radio and film.
TV Shows: The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show (theme writer), Perry Mason (theme writer), Star Trek (theme writer), Hogan's Heroes (composer), Have Gun-Will Travel (composer), The Twilight Zone (composer), Gunsmoke (composer), Rawhide (composer)
Movie Titles: Star Wars: Episode VI-Return of the Jedi (uncredited composer), The Color Purple (one of the team of composers)

🎭🎮John Vernon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1932 d.2/1/2005 (72)
TV/Movie Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, Canadian
Names/Places: RN:Adolphus Vernon Agopsowicz
TV Shows: Delta House (as Dean Vernon Wormer), The Blue & the Gray, Hail to the Chief, Acapulco H.E.A.T. (as Mr. Smith)
Movie Titles: The Outlaw Josey Wales, Topaz, Dirty Harry, National Lampoon's Animal House
Video Games: Area 51, Fallout (series), Earth and Beyond, Command and Conquer (series), Star Trek: Klingon Academy

🎵🎸Nicky Hopkins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1944 d.9/6/1994 (50)
Songwriter, Pianist, Rock & Roll Keyboardist, English
Misc: sessionist for many rock bands
Group Names: The Rolling Stones, The Who, Jeff Beck, Kinks, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane, Steve Miller Band

💻Steven Jobs -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1955 N.S. d.10/5/2011 N.S. (56)
Computer Company Owner
Misc: Apple Computer founder

🎭Mitch Hedberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/24/1968 d.3/29/2005 (37)
Comedian

✍🎭H. Allen Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/19/1907 d.2/24/1976 (68)
Humorist, TV Host
Misc: an authority on crime

📰🎭John Charles Daly -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/20/1914 d.2/24/1991 (77)
Newscaster, Correspondent, Journalist, Actor, Game Show Host, South African
Misc: Voice of America director
TV Shows: NBC News, CBS News, ABC News, What's My Line, It's News to Me

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🎭🎵George Gobel -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/20/1919 d.2/24/1991 (71)
Radio Actor, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host, Panelist, Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago; NN:Little Georgie Gobel then Lonesome George
TV Shows: Leave It to Beaver (producer); George Gobel Show, Harper Valley PTA (as Mayor Otis Harper Jr.), Hollywood Squares

⛪🎭Henny Youngman -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/12/1906 d.2/24/1998 (92)
Jewish, Comedian, English
Names/Places: b. in Liverpool
Misc: The rapid-fire joke-a-second old-timer with a fiddle; Take My Wife, Please!!

🎨Antonio Prohias -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/17/1921 d.2/24/1998 (77)
Cartoonist, Cuban
Misc: Created "Spy vs. Spy" for M*A*D Magazine

🎭Alberto Sordi -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/15/1920 N.S. d.2/24/2003 N.S. (82)
Actor, Movie Director, Italian
Movie Titles: Laurel and Hardy (the dubbing voice of Oliver Hardy in the Italian version of the film series)

🎭Don Knotts -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/21/1924 d.2/24/2006 (81)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Morgantown, WV
TV Shows: Steve Allen Show, Andy Griffith Show (as Dep. Barney Fife), Don Knotts Show, Three's Company (as Ralph Furley), Matlock (as Les "Ace" Calhoun)
Movie Titles: Ghost & Mr. Chicken, Reluctant Astronaut, Shakiest Gun in the West, Pleasantville

✍🎭Harold Ramis -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/21/1944 d.2/24/2014 (69)
Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian, Movie Director
TV Shows: Second City TV Network (as Moe Green & others)
Movie Titles: National Lampoon's Animal House, Meatballs, Ghostbusters, Ghostbusters II, Stripes, Caddyshack, Heavy Metal, Back to School, Baby Boom, Airheads, Orange County, Knocked Up, National Lampoon's Vacation, Groundhog Day, Analyze This, Stuart Saves His Family

🎨🎭🎵Bud Luckey -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/28/1934 N.S. d.2/24/2018 N.S. (83)
Designer, Animator, Cartoonist, Cartoon Voice Actor, Composer, Singer/Musician, American
Misc: primarily an animated character designer; worked on TV commercial animated mascots such as Tony the Tiger, Toucan Sam, "Snap, Crackle and Pop"
TV Shows: Sesame Street (short animated films)
Movie Titles: Toy Story (series), A Bug's Life, "Monsters, Inc.", Finding Nemo, Cars, The Incredibles, Ratatouille, Winnie-the-Pooh (as Eeyore)

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In 1786, Author Wilhelm Grimm who, with his brother Jakob, wrote such Grimmʹs Fairy Tales as “Rumpelstiltskin,” “The Sleeping Beauty” and “Tom Thumb,” was born. He died on December 16, 1859.

In 1940, Frances Langford recorded one of the classic songs of all time — and one that would become a Walt Disney trademark (even today). “When You Wish Upon a Star” was recorded on Decca Records during a session in Los Angeles. Many artists have recorded the song, including pop diva Linda Ronstadt (with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra in the early 1980s). One can hear the song not only on record, but as the theme in the opening credits of any Disney movie, video and TV program and those “Iʹm going to Disneyland/World!” commercials, too. Hey David Tanny, youʹve been working on your Datebooks since 1981 and now youʹre famous on the Internet! What are you going to do now?

In 1948, 02 x 24 = 48

In 1956, The Donald Duck film, “Chips Ahoy” is released. Chip ʹn Dale also appear.

In 1958, R.C., “Get A Job (Sha-Na-Na, Na, Sha-Na-Na-Na-Na, Na)” by The Silhouettes peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1958, R.C., “The Little Blue Man” by Betty Johnson peaked at #17 on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, R.C., “Popeye Joe” by Ernie K-Doe peaked at #99 on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, R.C., “Thatʹs My Pa” by Sheb Wooley peaked at #51 on the pop singles chart.

In 1966, Gilliganʹs Island episode #59. “Ship Ahoax”. The Castaways begin to suffer from 'island madnessʹ due to the isolation. The Professor attempts to come up with a plan to lift everyoneʹs spirits.

In 1968, On the cover of TV Guide: “Joey Bishop”. Other Articles: Robert Vaughn, It Takes A Thief

In 1969, Johnny Cash records the album “Johnny Cash At San Quentin,” including “A Boy Named Sue.” The concert features his entire touring ensemble, including June Carter, Carl Perkins, The Carter Family and The Statler Brothers.

In 1973, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of M*A*S*H”. Other Articles: Barbra Streisand, Kate Jackson

In 1973, R.C., “Dancing In The Moonlight” by King Harvest peaked at #13 on the pop singles chart. This song was used in the cult film “Dracula Bites The Big Apple”.

In 1973, R.C., “Dueling Banjos” by Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandell peaked at number two on the pop singles chart; Martin Mull parodied it into “Dueling Tubas”.

In 1978, NBC tries to milk some laughs from space adventure with the debut of “Quark.” Richard Benjamin stars. The underrated sitcomʹs title, which starred Richard Benjamin, accurately described the low ratings it received.

In 1979, Highest price ever paid for a pig, $42,500, in Stamford, Texas.

In 1979, R.C., “Fire” by Pointer Sisters peaked at number two on the pop singles chart. It was parodied into “Elmer Fudd Sings Bruce Springsteen” by Robin Williams doing “Fire”.

In 1982, At the annual Grammy Awards, frmer Monkee Michael Nesmith was honored as the first recipient of the New Video of the Year award for his “Elephant Parts” performance

In 1982, Kim Carnes, a former member of the New Christy Minstrels, wins a Grammy for “Bette Davis Eyes,” Record of the Year. It was also one of the most parodied-singles in history with songs like “Marty Feldman Eyes” and “Jimmy Duranteʹs Nose” and even “Colonel Sanderʹs Thighs” getting airplay on the “Dr. Demento Show” during 1981. Boy, weʹd sure love to see those Dolly Partonʹs…

In 1986, “You Again?” began airing on NBC

In 1988, In a ruling that expanded legal protections for parody and satire, the Supreme Court unanimously overturned a $150,000 award that the Reverend Jerry Falwell had won against Hustler magazine and its publisher, Larry Flynt.

In 1988, Campaigning as a member of the “Wild Party,” Alice Cooper announces he is going to run for Governor of Arizona.

In 1989, Margaret Ray is found on the grounds of David Lettermanʹs home and claims to be “Daveʹs wife.” It becomes an almost annual event, like Jay Leno hiring another batch of new, unfunny writers. Margaret committed suicide in 1998.

In 1989, “Parents Just Donʹt Understand” single by DJ Jazzy Jeff and Fresh Prince was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1989, “Weird Al” Yankovic records the title song “UHF” and “Let Me Be Your Hog” for his UHF Soundtrack And Other Stuff LP.

In 1991, Comedian George Gobel passed away at a Southern California hospital at the age of 71. Gobel is probably best known as a regular on the “Hollywood Squares” game show.

In 1992, Geraldo Rivera while on the air had fat cells from his derierre implanted into his wrinkled forehead.

In 1994, Comedian Garrett Morris of Saturday Night Live fame was shot and critically wounded during a robbery attempt in Los Angeles. He recovered.

In 1994, In The Simpsonsʹ episode “DEEP SPACE HOMER”, itʹs a take on space in this out-of-this-world episode. Distressed over poor ratings for a recent mission (“Weʹve been beaten by A Connie Chung Christmas!”), NASA bigwigs decide to beam Homer (right) beyond the stratosphere. Once in orbit, though, he breaks his own record for buffoonery; he sets a bag of chips and an army of ants loose to float in the shuttleʹs cabin. “Maybe I do have the right… whatʹs that stuff?” Homer muses at one point. One thing is clear: The Simpsons writers do.

In 1996, HBO aired The Late Shift, an account of the ugly battle between Jay Leno and David Letterman for the king of late night throne vacated by Johnny Carson.

In 1997, Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: “The LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN Video Special II” features the best highlights from the LATE SHOW, including special rebroadcasts of “The David Letterman Story,” “Dave Interviews CBS Job Applicants,” “Dave Meets the Big Man on Campus” and encore presentations of the very best Stupid Pet and Stupid Human Tricks.

In 1998, Comedian Henny Youngman died of complications from the flu. He was 91. He was known as the king of the one-liners, including “Take my wife, please.”

In 1998, Henny Youngman, a tireless comic who quipped “Take my wife — please” and countless other one-liners during a career that spanned seven decades, died in New York City at age 91.

In 2006, Emmy-winning comic star Don Knotts, best known as Deputy Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show, died of lung cancer. He was 81.

In 2014, “Late Night with Seth Meyers” began airing on NBC

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Novelty Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1945, “Rum And Coca-Cola” by The Andrews Sisters / Vic Schoen And His Orchestra charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1945, “Cocktails For Two” by Spike Jones And His City Slickers / Carl Grayson charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Aba Daba Honeymoon” by Debbie Reynolds And Carlton Carpenter charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “I Taut I Taw A Puddy Tat” by Mel Blanc charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “The Thing” by Phil Harris charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Duke Of Earl” by Gene Chandler charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “My Boomerang Won't Come Back” by Charlie Drake charted at number 25 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Tokens charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “That's My Pa” by Ben Colder (Sheb Wooley) charted at number 51 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Lizzie Borden” by Chad Mitchell Trio charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Oliver Twist” by Rod McKuen charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Popeye Joe” by Ernie K-Doe charted at number 99 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Spooky” by Classics IV charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Simon Says” by 1910 Fruitgum Company charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Green Tambourine” by The Lemon Pipers charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)” by John Fred And His Playboy Band charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Dueling Banjos” by Eric Weissberg And Steve Mandell charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “The Cover Of 'Rolling Stone'” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by Blue Ridge Rangers charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Theme From '2001 (A Space Odyssey)' (Also Sprach Zarathustra)” by Deodato charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Dead Skunk” by Loudon Wainwright III charted at number 40 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 74 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Daisy A Day” by Jud Strunk charted at number 78 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia” by Vicki Lawrence charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pinball Wizard / See Me, Feel Me (Medley)” by The New Seekers charted at number 87 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Funky Worm” by The Ohio Players charted at number 94 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 70 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Principal's Office” by Young MC charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Cha Cha Slide” by Mr. C The Slide Man charted at number 88 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “White And Nerdy” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 74 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1962, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by Karl Denver charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Tokens charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo)” by Manfred Mann charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)” by John Fred And His Playboy Band charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Green Tambourine” by The Lemon Pipers charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Green Tambourine” by Sundragon charted at number 50 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Hocus Pocus” by Focus charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pinball Wizard / See Me, Feel Me (Medley)” by The New Seekers charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Crazy Horses” by The Osmonds charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hello, This Is Joannie (The Telephone Answering Machine Song)” by Paul Evans charted at number 51 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Principal's Office” by Young MC charted at number 54 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “The Humpty Dance” by Digital Underground charted at number 84 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Birdhouse In Your Soul” by They Might Be Giants charted at number 87 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “I Think I Can Beat Mike Tyson” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince charted at number 94 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “I Wanna Be A Hippy” by Technohead charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Can We Fix It?” by Bob The Builder charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 46 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Lollipop” by Mika charted at number 59 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Man's Not Hot” by Big Shaq (Michael Dapaah) charted at number 67 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in Australia

In 1951, “The Thing” by Phil Harris / Les Welch charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Gene Autry / Bing Crosby charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Tzena, Tzena, Tzena” by Gordon Jenkins And The Weavers charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Tokens charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “My Boomerang Won't Come Back” by Charlie Drake charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)” by Johnny Farnham charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)” by John Fred And His Playboy Band charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Hello, Goodbye / I Am The Walrus” by The Beatles charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Let It Out (Let It All Hang Out)” by Hombres charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Mouldy Old Dough” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A. / The Women” by Village People charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Ça plane pour moi / Pogo pogo” by Plastic Bertrand charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Egyptian Reggae / Roller Coaster By The Sea” by Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers charted at number 59 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick / There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 72 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Bicycle Race / Fat Bottomed Girls” by Queen charted at number 88 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 42 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Lump” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “In The Summertime” by Shaggy Featuring Rayvon charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Peaches” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 28 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “The Hampsterdance Song” by Hampton The Hampster charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Secret Agent Man” by The Superjesus charted at number 43 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)” by Sandi Thom charted at number 36 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Macho Man” by Village People charted at number 25 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Bicycle Race” by Queen charted at number 37 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 24 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Rapper's Delight (Re-Mix)” by Sugarhill Gang charted at number 36 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 2 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Lump” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 8 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 50 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 1 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 12 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo charted at number 1 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 5 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “I Put A Spell On You” by Sonique charted at number 30 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in Austria

In 1990, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 28 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo charted at number 1 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 8 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Captain Jack” by Captain Jack charted at number 11 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “... Is Funny!” by Barabba Featuring Dum Dum Toys charted at number 16 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 31 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1968, “Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)” by John Fred And His Playboy Band charted at number 3 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo)” by Manfred Mann charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Green Tambourine” by The Lemon Pipers charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “School's Out” by Alice Cooper charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Crazy Horses” by The Osmonds charted at number 21 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” by Meat Loaf charted at number 14 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Principal's Office” by Young MC charted at number 49 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo charted at number 3 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in France

In 1990, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 27 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Creep” by Radiohead charted at number 20 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Peaches” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 36 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo charted at number 48 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “I Want Candy” by Aaron Carter charted at number 67 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 70 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in Norway

In 1968, “Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)” by John Fred And His Playboy Band charted at number 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo)” by Manfred Mann charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1968, “Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)” by John Fred And His Playboy Band charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Crazy Horses” by The Osmonds charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Mouldy Old Dough” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 8 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Captain Jack” by Captain Jack charted at number 10 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 7 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “I Put A Spell On You” by Sonique charted at number 58 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs for February 24, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Mon Feb the 24 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 55 of the year
Serialnumber = 43873
Julian date = 2458892 O.S.= 2 - 11 - 2020

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[Ghana] Liberation Day (1966)
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[Mexico] Mexican Independence Day
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Astrological sign: Pisces: The Fishes (2-20 thru 3-20). Body part associated with this sign: The feet. Element: Water. Occupations: Medicine, teacher, fisherman, dancing and the arts, clergy. Ruling Planet: Neptune. Traits: Sympathetic, sensitive, emotional, imaginative.
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Gem: amethyst
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