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Demented Datebooks: Comedy Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age July 29

Last Updated 07-30-2019

🎵Vernon Dudley Bohay-Nowell -- is 87 in the year 2019 and 88 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1932
Composer, Banjoist
Group Names: The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band

🎭David Warner -- is 78 in the year 2019 and 79 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1941
Actor, English
TV Shows: Holocaust, Masada
Movie Titles: The Omen, TRON, Planet of the Apes, Star Trek V: The Final Frontier, Star Trek VI, Time Bandits, Titanic

🎭Roz Kelly -- is 77 in the year 2019 and 78 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1942
Actress
Misc: retired from acting in 1983
TV Shows: Happy Days (as Pinky Tuscadaro)
Movie Titles: New Year's Evil, The Owl and the Pussycat, Full Moon High, American Pop

🎭Leslie Easterbrook -- is 68 in the year 2019 and 69 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1951
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Laverne & Shirley (as Rhonda Lee)
Movie Titles: The Devil's Rejects, Police Academy (series), Halloween

⛪🎵🎸Geddy Lee -- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1953
Hall of Famer, Jewish, Heavy Metal Singer, Heavy Metal Bassist, Canadian
Names/Places: RN: Gary Leitrib; b. in Toronto
Group Names: Rush (lead)
Song Titles: Take Off (sang on Bob and Doug McKenzie's Great White North song)

🎭Dean Haglund -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1965 N.S.
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: The X Files (as Richard "Ringo" Langly, also on The Lone Gunmen), RoboCop: Alpha Commando (voice)
Movie Titles: Spectres, The X Files

🎭Rodney Allen Rippy -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1968
Actor, Radio Talk Show Host, Commercial Actor
Misc: Jack in the Box ads 1970's

🎭Monica Calhoun -- is 48 in the year 2019 and 49 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1971 N.S.
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Diary of a Single Mom (as Ocean), Bagdad Cafe (as Debbie)
Movie Titles: The BEst Man Holiday, The Best Man

🎭🎮Wil Wheaton -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1972
Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
Names/Places: RFMN:Richard William
TV Shows: Star Trek the Next Generation (as Wesley Crusher), The Big Bang Theory (as Wil Wheaton)
Movie Titles: Stand By Me, Flubber, Toy Soldiers
Video Games: Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., Broken Age, Grand Theft Auto V, There Came an Echo

✍🎭Josh Radnor -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1974
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director
Names/Places: RN: Joshua Thomas Radnor
TV Shows: How I Met Your Mother (as Ted Mosby)
Movie Titles: Liberal Arts, Not Another Teen Movie, Happythankyoumoreplease

🎭Allison Mack -- is 37 in the year 2019 and 38 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1982
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer/Director, German
TV Shows: Smallville (as Chloe Sullivan)
Movie Titles: The Ant Bully, Superman/Batman: Public Enemies, Honey We Shrunk Ourselves

🎭🎮Tania Gunadi -- is 36 in the year 2019 and 37 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1983 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Casting Department, Video Game Voice Actress, Indonese
TV Shows: Enlisted (as Private Park), Penn Zero: Part Time Hero (as Sashi), Transformers Prime (as Miko), It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Aaron Stone (as Emma Lau)
Movie Titles: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2
Video Games: Crash: Mind Over Mutant, Transformers Prime: The Game, Star Wars: Uprising

🎭Matt Prokop -- is 29 in the year 2019 and 30 in the year 2020; b.7/29/1990
Actor
Movie Titles: High School Musical 3, Geek Charming, Furry Vengeance, Cougar Hunting

✍📰Don Robert Marquis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1878 d.12/29/1937 (59)
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Humorist, Journalist

🎭Thelma Todd -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1906 d.12/16/1935 (29)
Movie Actress, Comic Actress
Movie Titles: Monkey Business, Horse Feathers

🎭Irwin Corey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1914 N.S. d.2/6/2017 N.S. (102)
Professor, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: NN: The World's Funniest Authority
Misc: A Professor of comedy double-talk routines; some say b. Jul 29, 1914, others say Jan 29, 1912
TV Shows: The Andy Williams Show, Doc
Movie Titles: Jack, Car Wash

🎭🎮Jack Blessing -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1951 d.11/14/2017 N.S. (66)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: George Lopez (as Jack Powers), Naked Truth (as Mr. Donner)
Movie Titles: Megamind, ParaNorman, Open Season, Taladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby
Video Games: Shrek the Third

🎨Dave Stevens -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/29/1955 N.S. d.3/11/2008 N.S. (52)
Illustrator, Comic Book Artist
Book Titles: The Rocketeer (also used for a film character)

🎭Eddie Leonard -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/17/1870 d.7/29/1941 (70)
Vaudevillan

Erich Kastner -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/23/1899 d.7/29/1974 (75)
Author, Novelist, Poet, Satirist, German

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Vladimir Zworykin -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/30/1889 d.7/29/1982 (92)
Engineer, Inventor, Russian
Names/Places: NN:The Father of Television
Misc: often called "The father of Television" for inventing the iconoscope, TV Camera Tube, Electron microscope

✍🎭Pat McCormick -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/17/1927 d.7/29/2005 (78)
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Don Rickles Show (regular and head writer), New Bill Cosby Show (regular)

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In 1928, Walt Disneyʹs Mickey Mouse film, “Steamboat Willie” is delivered to the distributor. Earlier that month, production began on the first cartoon designed for use with a soundtrack. Then, Walt Disney, Ub Iwerks, Wilfred Jackson, and Johnny Cannon provide the music, voices, and sound effects for a test showing of “Steamboat Willie”.

In 1933, The Silly Symphony film, “Old King Cole” is released.

In 1938, The Donald Duck film, “The Fox Hunt” is released. Goofy also appears.

In 1953, Vocalist Geddy Lee of Rush is born in Toronto. He is also featured on the number 16 single “Take Off” by Bob and Doug McKenzie. The brothers are characters from “SCTV” played by comedians Rick Moranis and Dave Thomas.

In 1957, NBC, losing affiliates left and right in late night with “America After Dark,” handed “The Tonight Show” franchise over to a new host. “The Jack Paar Tonight Show”, TV Talk Show, debut on NBC as the third incarnation of The Tonight Show. Paar changed the focus from sketch comedy to an interview format, saving the franchise, and created the modern late-night talk show. He revived the NBCʹs late night talk and variety show (which had collapsed since STEVE ALLEN left it the previous spring) over the next four and a half years, before stepping down in March 1962

In 1957, R.C., “White Silver Sands” by Dave Gardner peaked at #22 on the pop singles chart.

In 1961, On the cover of TV Guide: “Captain Kangaroo (Bob Keeshan)”. Other Articles: The Nelson Family

In 1965, The Beatles second feature film, “Help!” opened in London. It opened in the U.S. on August 11 or 23 depending on the source that year. It cost $1.5 million to make and was very successful. Queen Elizabeth was in attendance.

In 1965, The Beatlesʹ second film “Help!” had its royal debut at Londonʹs Pavillion Theatre. Another sell-out crowd attends while critics are bemused.

In 1972, R.C., “Schoolʹs Out” by Alice Cooper peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart.

In 1978, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of Saturday Night Live”. Other Articles: Rock Music and TV, S.Donaldson

In 1981, Millions of people around the world watched on television as Englandʹs Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer took center stage amidst the pomp and splendor of their Royal Wedding at Saint Paulʹs Cathedral in London. The ceremony took place in the wee small hours of the morning in America, but was still a ratings success, with coverage on all networks. 2,500 guests were in actual attendance. They separated in 1993. In retrospect, shouldnʹt they have spent a bit less money on the wedding?

In 1986, After an 11-week trial, a jury in U.S. District Court in New York awarded the United States Football League three dollars in its $1.7 billion antitrust suit against the NFL. The jury rejected all of the USFLʹs television-related claims, which were the self-proclaimed heart of the USFLʹs case. Three dollars was just under the hourly wage David Tanny got paid for working for those cheap tightwads at Singing Hills, filled with rednecks and homophobes for a workforce.

In 1987, Ben and Jerryʹs Ice Cream Company announced an agreement with Jerry Garcia to market a new ice cream flavor — “Cherry Garcia.”

In 1989, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of Married…With Children”. Other Articles: Maria Shriver, Charnele Brown

In 1990, “Tim Conwayʹs Funny America” began airing on ABC

In 1994, Jim Carreyʹs “The Mask” opened in theaters.

In 1997, Jim Carrey and Lauren Holly divorced.

In 1999, “Running With Scissors” album by “Weird Al” Yankovic was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 2000, After some 169 months, D.T. saw Weird Al Yankovic in concert at the SDSU Open Air Theater. Afterwards, Al signed his autograph on D.T.'s flyer announcing Alʹs concert appearrance, from the July 27th edition!

In 2000, Actor Brad Pitt married actress Jennifer Aniston in Malibu, California. They separated after four and a half years of marriage.

In 2004, “Blue Collar TV” starring Jeff Foxworthy, Bill Engvall, and Larry the Cable Guy, premiered on the WB netlet.

In 2006, Actor-director Mel Gibson issued a lengthy statement apologizing for his drunken-driving arrest and for what he called his “despicable” statements toward the deputies whoʹd arrested him in Malibu, California.

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1950, “Tzena, Tzena, Tzena” by Gordon Jenkins And The Weavers charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Bonaparte's Retreat” by Kay Starr charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Tossin' And Turnin'” by Bobby Lewis charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “I Dreamed Of A Hill-Billy Heaven” by Tex Ritter charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Dedicated (To The Songs I Love)” by The 3 Friends charted at number 105 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour (On The Bedpost Overnight?)” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 117 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Who Put The Bomp (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)” by Barry Mann charted at number 120 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “School's Out” by Alice Cooper charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Coconut” by Nilsson charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “You Don't Mess Around With Jim” by Jim Croce charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Candy Man” by Sammy Davis, Jr. With The Mike Curb Congregation charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Troglodyte (Cave Man)” by The Jimmy Castor Bunch charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Mary Had A Little Lamb” by Paul McCartney And Wings charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 52 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Beat Me, Daddy, Eight To The Bar” by Commander Cody charted at number 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “King Tut” by Steve Martin And The Toot Uncommons charted at number 24 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Macho Man” by Village People charted at number 40 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Me, Myself And I” by De La Soul charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I Kissed A Girl” by Jill Sobule charted at number 89 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 90 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Flowers On The Wall” by Eric Heatherly charted at number 53 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Brand New Girlfriend” by Steve Holy charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1961, “Pop Goes The Weasel” by Anthony Newley charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Have A Drink On Me” by Lonnie Donegan charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Sylvia's Mother” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “School's Out” by Alice Cooper charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Ooh-Wakka-Doo-Wakka-Day” by Gilbert O'Sullivan charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Nut Rocker” by B. Bumble And The Stingers charted at number 24 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Mary Had A Little Lamb” by Paul McCartney And Wings charted at number 31 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “The Smurf Song” by Father Abraham And The Smurfs charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “No One Is Innocent (A Punk Prayer By Ronald Biggs) / My Way” by Sex Pistols charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Ça plane pour moi” by Plastic Bertrand charted at number 70 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “The Clapping Song” by Shirley Ellis charted at number 74 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 24 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 44 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batman” by Nelson Riddle charted at number 94 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “In The Summertime” by Shaggy Featuring Rayvon charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover” by Robson Green And Jerome Flynn charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 65 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)” by Sandi Thom charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “He's A Pirate” by Klaus Badelt charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Beatfreakz charted at number 47 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1950, “Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy” by Bing Crosby / Phil Harris charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead” by Fifth Estate charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Minnie The Moocher” by The Cherokees charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Sylvia's Mother” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Candy Man” by Sammy Davis, Jr. With The Mike Curb Congregation charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Redback On The Toilet Seat” by Slim Newton charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Mary Had A Little Lamb / Little Woman Love” by Paul McCartney And Wings charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Macho Man / Just A Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody” by Village People charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Werewolves Of London / Roland The Headless Thompson Gunner” by Warren Zevon charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Iko Iko” by The Belle Stars charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” by Tone Loc charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I Wanna Be A Hippy” by Technohead charted at number 39 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “We Are The Champions (Ding A Dang Dong)” by Crazy Frog charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Download This Song” by MC Lars charted at number 31 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1978, “Werewolves Of London” by Warren Zevon charted at number 25 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Bring Me Edelweiss” by Edelweiss charted at number 2 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” by Tone Loc charted at number 3 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Iko Iko” by The Belle Stars charted at number 14 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “In The Summertime” by Shaggy Featuring Rayvon charted at number 5 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)” by Sandi Thom charted at number 3 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Beatfreakz charted at number 13 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 5 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 16 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “In The Summertime” by Shaggy Featuring Rayvon charted at number 40 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 3 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 18 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Whistle Song (Blow My Whistle Bitch)” by DJ Aligator Project charted at number 36 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Popcorn” by Richi M charted at number 44 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” by Tone Loc charted at number 13 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 19 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 9 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 7 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1961, “Baby Sittin' Boogie” by Buzz Clifford charted at number 3 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Ooh-Wakka-Doo-Wakka-Day” by Gilbert O'Sullivan charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Pop Corn” by The Pop-Corn Makers charted at number 17 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Pop Corn” by Anarchic System charted at number 27 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Whole Lotta Rosie” by AC/DC charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Ragtime Piano Joe” by Peter Straker charted at number 36 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “I Must Be In Love” by The Rutles charted at number 44 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Check Out The Chicken” by Grandmaster Chicken And D.J. Duck charted at number 26 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Me, Myself And I” by De La Soul charted at number 62 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Money For Nothing / Brothers In Arms” by Dire Straits charted at number 67 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I Wanna Be A Hippy” by Technohead charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 8 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Hakuna Matata” by Jimmy Cliff And Lebo M. charted at number 24 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1989, “Megamix” by Village People charted at number 11 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 34 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 3 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Hakuna Matata” by Jimmy Cliff And Lebo M. charted at number 9 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Don't Laugh” by Winx charted at number 35 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 12 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 28 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Pokédance Remix” by Pokémon charted at number 33 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1961, “Baby Sittin' Boogie” by Buzz Clifford charted at number 7 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Sucu Sucu” by The Monn Keys charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Theme From 'The Monkees'” by The Monkees charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 7 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Lollipop” by DJ Aligator Project charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1972, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 3 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Me, Myself And I” by De La Soul charted at number 22 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” by Tone Loc charted at number 23 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 4 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 5 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Hakuna Matata” by Jimmy Cliff And Lebo M. charted at number 42 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 3 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 12 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs July 29, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Wed Jul the 29 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 211 of the year
Serialnumber = 44029
Julian date = 2459048 O.S.= 7 - 16 - 2020

Calendar

Holidays

Feast of St. Martha, virgin, patron saint of housewives, cooks, innkeepers and laundresses.
Feast of St. Olav.
St. Martha Feast Day
[Norway] Olsok Eve Festival (1030)
[Peru] Independence Day (1824) (thru 7-29)
[Sweden, Iceland] Olaf name day
[USA] NASA Acheviement Day (NASA created 1958; prop by D.T.)

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
Capricornid meteor shower, radiant in Capricorn (thru 7-28)
Delta Aquarid meteor shower, radiant in Aquarius (thru 7-31)
Dog Days of Summer (thru 8-15)
Olsok Eve Festival (celebrated in Norway to honor St. Olaf, the king who brought Christianity to Norway).
Umutomboko Ceremony (Zambia).
Vodoun Cermonies (Haitian).
[Norway] Olsok Eve Festival (1030)
[Sweden] Olaf name day
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