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Demented Datebooks: Comedy Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age July 18

Last Updated 07-21-2019

🎭Britt Leach -- is 81 in the year 2019 and 82 in the year 2020; b.7/18/1938
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1991
TV Shows: The Waltons (as Easy Jackson in five episodes)
Movie Titles: Weird Science, The Great Outdoors, Baby Boom, "Silent Night, Deadly Night"

🎵Jim Kweskin -- is 79 in the year 2019 and 80 in the year 2020; b.7/18/1940
Folk Singer/Guitarist, Bluegrass Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Jim Kweskin Jug Band (founder)

🎭Anne-Marie Johnson -- is 59 in the year 2019 and 60 in the year 2020; b.7/18/1960
Actress, Comedienne, Producer
TV Shows: Double Trouble, What's Happening Now (as Nadine Thomas), In the Heat of the Night (as Althea Tibbs), In Living Color, Melrose Place (as Alycia Barnett)
Movie Titles: Robot Jox

🎭Jared Hess -- is 40 in the year 2019 and 41 in the year 2020; b.7/18/1979
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Napoleon Dynamite (writer)
Movie Titles: Napoleon Dynamite (writer), Nacho Libre (writer), Gentlemen Broncos (writer), Peluca (writer)

🎭Jason Weaver -- is 40 in the year 2019 and 41 in the year 2020; b.7/18/1979
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Smart Guy (as Marcus Henderson)
Movie Titles: The Lion King, The Ladykillers, Drumline

🎭🎮🎵Kristen Bell -- is 39 in the year 2019 and 40 in the year 2020; b.7/18/1980 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Video Game Voice Actress, Singer
TV Shows: Veronica Mars (as Veronica Mars), Gossip Girl (narrator), Heroes (as Elle), House of Lies (as Jeannie van Der Hooven), Unsupervised (as Megan), The Good Place (as Eleanor Shellstrop)
Movie Titles: Zootopia, Veronica Mars (2014), Frozen (as Anna), Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Fanboys
Video Games: Astro Boy: The Video Game, Assassin's Creed II, Disney Infinity (series)

✍🎭Jeremy Warner -- is 34 in the year 2019 and 35 in the year 2020; b.7/18/1985 N.S.
Writer, Comedian, Director
Misc: of the Angel Murkurker comedy troupe
Movie Titles: Behind the Machine, Ghost Couple, Shoulderblade

🎭Marvin Miller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/18/1913 d.2/8/1985 (71)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Space Patrol (as Mr. Proteus), The Millionaire (as Michael Anthony), Mr. Magoo Show (voicist)

🎭Red Skelton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/18/1913 d.9/17/1997 (84)
Hall of Famer, Radio Actor, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host
Names/Places: b. in Vincennes, IN; aka Freddie the Freeloader; RFMN:Richard Bernard
Misc: he performed The Pledge of Allegiance on his show that proved so popular that Columbia Records released it as a single; he is a specialist in painting clowns
TV Shows: Red Skelton Show (host)

🎭🎵Harriet Nelson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/18/1914 d.10/2/1994 (80)
TV/Movie/Radio Actress, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Des Moines, IA; MaN:Hilliard; RN:Peggy Lou Snyder; Ozzie's wife, Ricky & David's mom
Misc: some say b. 1909 or died at 85
TV Shows: The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet (as herself)

Dorothy Marie Mengering -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/18/1921 N.S. d.4/11/2017 N.S. (95)
Celebrity Parent
Names/Places: David Letterman's mother
TV Shows: Late Night with David Letterman (occasional as Dave's Mom), Late Show with David Letterman (occasional as Dave's Mom)

🎵"Screamin'" Jay Hawkins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/18/1929 d.2/12/2000 (70)
Songwriter, Pianist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Cleveland, OH; RFN:Jalacy
Song Titles: I Put A Spell On You

🎭Johnny Wayne -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/28/1918 N.S. d.7/18/1990 N.S. (72)
Comedian, Canadian
Misc: of Wayne and Shuster

🎨🎭Rudolf Ising -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/7/1903 d.7/18/1992 (88)
Animator, Producer
Misc: Harman-Ising productions, Looney Tunes, Merrie Melodies

🎭Alex Rocco -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/29/1936 d.7/18/2015 (79)
Actor
TV Shows: Three For the Road, 79 Park Avenue, The Famous Teddy Z (as Al Floss), Sibs (as Howie), The George Carlin Show (as Harry), The Simpsons (as Roger Myers), One Life to Live, The Facts of Life
Movie Titles: The Godfather, Dudley Do Right

🎭George Coe -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/10/1929 d.7/18/2015 (86)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: an original member of the Not Ready For Prime Time Players, the original cast of Saturday Night Live, for the first show in October 1975
TV Shows: Archer
Movie Titles: Kramer vs. Kramer, The Mighty Ducks

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In 1913, Popular actor-comedian Red Skelton (Richard Bernard Skelton) was born in Vincennes, Indiana. Although the star of many films, he attained superstardom via his TV shows on NBC and CBS, which featured such comedic characters as Freddie the Freeloader and Clem Kadiddlehopper. He died in 1997.

In 1936, The Spanish Civil War began as General Francisco Franco, who wasnʹt dead yet, led an uprising of army troops based in Spanish North Africa.

In 1936, Carl Mayer, a nephew of hot dog mogul Oscar Mayer, invented the “Weinermobile.” The first Oscar Mayer Weinermobile was built by General Body Company of Chicago. A fleet of six Weinermobiles, piloted by “hot-doggers”, toured the country.

In 1938, Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan, who had been forbidden to make a solo transatlantic flight, landed in Dublin, Ireland 28 hours after leaving New York after saying he was flying to Los Angeles. Corrigan claimed to have misread the compass, but he had been refused a permit to fly across the Atlantic.

In 1939, After a sneak preview of “The Wizard of Oz,” producers debated about removing “Over the Rainbow” because it seemed to slow things down. The song later contributed to the evolution of the rainbow flag as a gay icon.

In 1942, R.C., “Jingle Jangle Jingle” hits number one on the pop singles chart by Kay Kyser.

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

In 1948, The interesting part:…The first 17 Dodgers reached base against the Cardinals on nine hits, six walks, a fielderʹs choice, and an error. Dodger pitcher Hank Behrman struck out and became the first batter retired at the plate. The really interesting part:…It was the final out…of the second inning…in his second trip to the plate. The first five outs were made on the base paths.

In 1952, The Donald Duck film, “Uncle Donaldʹs Ants” is released.

In 1952, “Indian Love Call”, by Slim Whitman entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1957, “Make Room For Daddy”, TV Comedy, aka The Danny Thomas Show; last aired on ABC, moved to CBS.

In 1960, R.C., “Thereʹs Something On Your Mind (part 2)” by Bobby Marchan peaked at #31 on the pop singles chart.

In 1963, HOT NEW MOVIE: “THE NUTTY PROFESSOR” is a comic takeoff on Jeckyl and Hyde, starring JERRY LEWIS as buck toothed scientist JULIUS KELP (who turns into the ultra-slick BUDDY LOVE), opened in theaters in the U.S.

In 1964, Roger Miller makes his first appearance at number one on the Billboard country singles chart with “Dang Me”

In 1966, Carl Sagan turned one billion seconds old.

In 1969, READING ABOUT ZAGER and EVANS “TIME” magazine reports on the duo and their futuristic hit “IN THE YEAR 2525”

In 1970, R.C., “Gimme Dat Ding” by The Pipkins peaked at number nine on the pop singles chart.

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

In 1977, COVER OF PEOPLE C-3PO (from “STAR WARS”)

In 1981, R.C., “Seven Year Ache” by Rosanne Cash peaked at #22 on the pop singles chart. No, Weird Al Yankovic did not do a parody of it titled “27 Year Ache”!

In 1981, “Weird Al” Yankovic recorded “Iʹll Be Mellow When Iʹm Dead”. It got many plays on the Dr. Demento Show until a newer version was relased for Alʹs debut album in 1983.

In 1987, Even though there werenʹt any old ones to speak of, Fox launches “The New Adventures Of Beans Baxter,” an Inspector Gadget-y spy spoof, with Johnathon Ward as the high school-aged agent and Elinor Donahue as his not particularly observant mom.

In 1987, “La Bamba”, by Los Lobos entered the Top 40 chart. “Weird Al” parodied it into “Lasagna” the next year for his “Even Worse” album.

In 1988, “Even Worse” album by “Weird Al” Yankovic was certified Gold by the RIAA. The album title was a play on Michael Jacksonʹs “Bad” LP and it even parodied one of Mikeʹs songs “Bad” and redubbed it “Fat.”

In 1988, “Good Morning Vietnam” album (soundtrack) was certified Platinum by the RIAA. Thanks to Robin Williams, the movie was a smash hit!

In 1990, “Banned In The U.S.A,” single by The 2 Live Crew was released

In 1990, “Normal Life”, TV Comedy; last aired on CBS.

In 1992, R.C., “Achy Breaky Heart” by Billy Ray Cyrus peaked at number four on the pop singles chart; “Weird Al” parodied it into “Achy Breaky Song”

In 1993, Dr. Demento counted down the top ten requested artists of all time (10: Stan Freberg, 9: Ray Stevens, 8: Cheech and Chong, 7: Allan Sherman, 6: The Frantics, 5: Spike Jones, 4: Frank Zappa, 3: Monty Python, 2: Tom Lehrer, and 1: “Weird Al” Yankovic).

In 1993, “The Edge” last aired on Fox. Another failed sketch comedy series, this one featured Julie Brown, Jennifer Aniston (who went to become famous on Friends), Wayne Knight (fame on Seinfeld), Alan Ruck, and the voice of “Tonight Show” announcer Edd Hall.

In 1994, Crayola announces introduction of scented crayons.

In 1995, On “Days Of Our Lives,” Psychiatrist Dr. Marlena Evans is finally exorcised of the demon whoʹs possessed her soul since the previous December when she burned down Christmas tree at Salem Place. Yep, same writer as the one in the July 16th item, James E. Reilly, who returned to the show in the fall of 2013, while continuing to write the soap NBC let him create, “Passions.” Burning down the Christmas tree? Chaston and Groditski sang about that one!

In 1995, The movie “Batman Forever” opened in movie theaters in Bolivia.

In 1995, “Games Rednecks Play” album by Jeff Foxworthy was released

In 1997, “Space Ghost Coast to Coast” returned to be airing new episodes on Cartoon Network.

In 2001, The movie “Jurassic Park III” opened in theaters in the U.S.A. nationwide; it had its world premiere two days earlier

In 2008, The epic Batman sequel “The Dark Knight,” starring Christian Bale as the caped crusader and Heath Ledger as the Joker, premiered.

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1953, “Terry's Theme From 'Limelight'” by Frank Chacksfield And His Orchestra charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Battle Of New Orleans” by Johnny Horton charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “M.T.A.” by The Kingston Trio charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Along Came Jones” by The Coasters charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Quiet Village” by Martin Denny charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Ragtime Cowboy Joe” by David Seville And The Chipmunks charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)” by Edd 'Kookie' Byrnes And Connie Stevens charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Rockin' In The Jungle” by The Eternals charted at number 95 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Furry Murray” by The Tradewinds charted at number 107 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “The Little Old Lady (From Pasadena)” by Jan And Dean charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Dang Me” by Roger Miller charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “My Boy Lollipop” by Millie Small charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Gimme Dat Ding” by The Pipkins charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Sugar, Sugar” by Wilson Pickett charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “In The Summertime” by Mungo Jerry charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Summertime Blues” by The Who charted at number 69 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Theme From 'M*A*S*H' (Suicide Is Painless)” by Al DeLory charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Humphrey The Camel” by Jack Blanchard And Misty Morgan charted at number 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Elvira” by The Oak Ridge Boys charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (Medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Breakup Song (They Don't Write 'Em)” by The Greg Kihn Band charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Double Dutch Bus” by Frankie Smith charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce charted at number 65 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 Vol. 2 (Medley II)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 82 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Crazy Train” by Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard Of Ozz charted at number 106 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Wipe Out” by Fat Boys And The Beach Boys charted at number 65 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Jump Around” by House Of Pain charted at number 49 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “57 Channels (And Nothin' On)” by Bruce Springsteen charted at number 81 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Big Green Tractor” by Jason Aldean charted at number 49 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “One In Every Crowd” by Montgomery Gentry charted at number 99 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1953, “Terry's Theme From 'Limelight'” by Frank Chacksfield And His Orchestra charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “Terry's Theme From 'Limelight'” by Ron Goodwin charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “Tell Me A Story” by Jimmy Boyd With Frankie Laine charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Battle Of New Orleans” by Lonnie Donegan charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “I Go Ape” by Neil Sedaka charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Battle Of New Orleans” by Johnny Horton charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Call Up The Groups” by The Barron Knights charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “In The Summertime” by Mungo Jerry charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Lola” by The Kinks charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Neanderthal Man” by Hotlegs charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 Vol. 2 (Medley II)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Wordy Rappinghood” by Tom Tom Club charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “There's A Guy Works Down The Chip Shop Swears He's Elvis” by Kirsty MacColl charted at number 14 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Wikka Rap (Whicker Rap)” by The Evasions charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Computer Love / The Model” by Kraftwerk charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Thunderbirds” by Barry Gray Orchestra charted at number 61 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (Medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 64 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Lil' Red Riding Hood” by 999 charted at number 73 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Star Trekkin'” by The Firm (U.K.) charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Dragnet” by The Art Of Noise charted at number 68 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “The Sick Note (Murphy And The Bricks)” by Noel Murphy charted at number 70 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Sesame's Treet” by Smart E's charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Three Lions '98” by David Baddiel And Frank Skinner With The Lightning Seeds charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by Aaron Carter charted at number 33 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Bus Stop Featuring Carl Douglas charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh!” by Teletubbies charted at number 73 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 25 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Bills” by LunchMoney Lewis charted at number 25 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1953, “Tell Me A Story” by Jimmy Boyd With Frankie Laine charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?” by Patti Page charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Battle Of New Orleans” by Johnny Horton charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Quiet Village” by Martin Denny charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Pink Shoelaces” by Dodie Stevens charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Alvin's Harmonica” by David Seville And The Chipmunks charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Poison Ivy / Broken Things” by Billy Thorpe And The Aztecs charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “My Boy Lollipop” by Millie Small charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1964, “Viva Las Vegas / What'd I Say” by Elvis Presley And The Jordanaires charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Tennessee Birdwalk” by Jack Blanchard And Misty Morgan charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (Medley) / Stars On 45 (Theme)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Freedom Of Choice / Devo Live [EP]” by Devo charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Who Can It Be Now? / Anyone For Tennis?” by Men At Work charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Wasn't That A Party / Here's To The Horses” by The Irish Rovers charted at number 64 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Pheasant Plucker's Song / The Ballad Of Barking Creek” by The Barrow Poets charted at number 72 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “(Do) The Hucklebuck / Telephone Baby” by Coast To Coast charted at number 75 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Oldest Swinger In Town / The Jogger's Song” by Fred Wedlock charted at number 79 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Smells Like Nirvana” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 44 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “James Brown Is Dead” by L.A. Style charted at number 49 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(It's) Tricky” by Run-D.M.C. Vs. Jason Nevins charted at number 21 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Bus Stop Featuring Carl Douglas charted at number 44 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Hoedown Throwdown” by Miley Cyrus charted at number 40 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Peanut Butter Jelly” by Galantis charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “Bills” by LunchMoney Lewis charted at number 47 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (Medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Baggy Trousers” by Madness charted at number 31 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Louie Louie” by Tyme Code charted at number 44 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Smells Like Nirvana” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 7 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Bus Stop Featuring Carl Douglas charted at number 2 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “(It's) Tricky” by Run-D.M.C. Vs. Jason Nevins charted at number 14 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 20 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1998, “Space Invaders” by Hit 'N' Hide charted at number 22 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Bus Stop Featuring Carl Douglas charted at number 31 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Lollipop (Candyman)” by Aqua charted at number 32 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by Aaron Carter charted at number 59 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (Medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 1 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “If You Want To Be Happy” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 7 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Titanic” by Falco charted at number 6 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Viva Las Vegas” by ZZ Top charted at number 27 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by Aaron Carter charted at number 31 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1970, “In The Summertime” by Mungo Jerry charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Crazy Accordion” by De Kermisklanten charted at number 17 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Wasn't That A Party” by The Irish Rovers charted at number 35 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Star Trekkin'” by The Firm (U.K.) charted at number 66 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “Baby Got Back” by Sir Mix-A-Lot charted at number 63 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1992, “57 Channels (And Nothin' On)” by Bruce Springsteen charted at number 87 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1998, “Lollipop (Candyman)” by Aqua charted at number 54 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Kung Fu Fighting” by Bus Stop Featuring Carl Douglas charted at number 60 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1964, “My Boy Lollipop” by Millie Small charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “In The Summertime” by Mungo Jerry charted at number 2 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Gimme Dat Ding” by The Pipkins charted at number 7 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (Medley)” by Starsound (Stars On 45) charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Hubba Hubba Zoot-Zoot” by Caramba charted at number 8 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Three Lions '98” by David Baddiel And Frank Skinner With The Lightning Seeds charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by Aaron Carter charted at number 17 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Space Invaders” by Hit 'N' Hide charted at number 20 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1970, “In The Summertime” by Mungo Jerry charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (Medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 8 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by Aaron Carter charted at number 29 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs July 18, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Sat Jul the 18 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 200 of the year
Serialnumber = 44018
Julian date = 2459037 O.S.= 7 - 5 - 2020

Calendar

Holidays

Feast of St. Camillus de Lellis, confessor.
Captive Nations Week Ends
National Therapeutic Recreation Week Ends
[Egypt] Birthday of Nepthys
[India] Space Day
[Mexico] Day of National Mourning (Alvaro Obregon, Benito Juarez) (thru 7-18)
[Spain] Labor Day/National Uprising Day
[Uruguay] Constitution Day/Jura de la Constitucion (1951)
[World] Railroad Day
[USA] National POW/MIA Recognition Day (1980 only)
Antibigot Day.
International Railroad Day
Perfect Family Day
SpaceWeek International Week (Day 3)
Uruguayan Constitution Day.

Reminders

Astrological Sign: Cancer: The Crab (6-22 thru 7-21); Ruling Planet: Moon. Element: Water. Traits: Maternal, compassionate, thrifty. Body part associated with this sign: The breast. Occupations: Raising children, animals, or plants, history, antiques, caring for the elderly.
Astrological sign: Leo: The Lion (7-23 thru 8-22); Ruling Planet: Sun. Element: Fire. Traits: Forceful, generous, creative, well-organized. Body part associated with this sign: The heart. Occupations: Supervisor, actor, king, activities requiring physical strength, bartender.
Full Moon: the Thunder Moon and the Mead Moon, the Corn Moon, the Herb Moon
Gems: ruby and onxy
Meanings: the sentimental meaning of the ruby is for friendship, and the water lily and the larkspur are for ardent attachment.
Flowers: water lily and larkspur
Before the 20th century, July was pronounced to rhyme with "truly."
July's name commemorates the founder of the Julian calendar, Julius Caesar. Before that, July was called Quintilius.
[USA] Fiscal year begins
Baked Beans Month
Hitch Hiking Month
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
Hot Dog Month
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
Hurricane Season Months in the West (June 1-Oct 31)
Ice Cream Month
Minority Tourism Month
National Anti-Boredom Month
National Baked Beans Month
National Eye Exam Month
National Eye Exam Month
National Hitchhiking Month.
National Hot Dog Month
National Ice Cream Month
National July Belongs to Blueberries Month
National Lamb and Wool Month
National Peach Month
National Picnic Month
National Purposeful Parenting Month
National Recreation and Parks Month
National Tennis Month
Sports and Recreation Month
Alpha Lyrid telescopic meteor shower, radiant near Vega (_ Lyrae) (thru 7-20)
Dog Days of Summer (thru 8-15)
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