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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays August 30

Last Updated 12-05-2019

🎭Elizabeth Ashley -- is 80 in the year 2019 and 81 in the year 2020; b.8/30/1939
TV/Movie/Stage Actress
Names/Places: b. in Ocala, FL; RMLN:Ann Cole; 2x George Peppard's wife
Misc: some say b. 1941
TV Shows: Evening Shade (as Freida Evans), Treme (as Aunt Mimi)
Movie Titles: Coma

🎭🎮William G. Schilling -- is 80 in the year 2019 and 81 in the year 2020; b.8/30/1939
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: a cross between Charles Durning & W. C. Fields
TV Shows: E/R, Head of the Class (as Dr. Harold Samuels)
Movie Titles: In the Line of Fire, Space Jam, Ruthless People
Video Games: Call to Power II

✍⚖🎭🎮Ben Jones -- is 78 in the year 2019 and 79 in the year 2020; b.8/30/1941
Essayist, Playwright, Congressperson, Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: The Dukes of Hazzard (as Cooter Davenport)
Movie Titles: Primary Colors
Video Games: The Dukes of Hazzard (series)

🎨🎵Robert Crumb -- is 76 in the year 2019 and 77 in the year 2020; b.8/30/1943 N.S.
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Songwriter, Banjoist, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: aka R. Crumb
Misc: underground comics; Fritz The Cat, Father Time; inducted in the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame
Group Names: R. Crumb and His Cheap Suit Serenaders
Song Titles: My Girl's Pussy (with His Cheap Suit Serenaders on one of the last 78 RPM speed records made)

🎭Frederick De Young -- is 75 in the year 2019 and 76 in the year 2020; b.8/30/1944
Comedian

✍🎭Lewis Black -- is 71 in the year 2019 and 72 in the year 2020; b.8/30/1948
Author, Playwright, Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Harvey Birdman Attorney At Law (as The Deadly Duplicator), Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated (as Mr. E)
Movie Titles: The Aristocrats, Inside Out, Unaccompanied Minors

🎭Timothy Bottoms -- is 68 in the year 2019 and 69 in the year 2020; b.8/30/1951
Actor, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Santa Barbara, CA; brother of Joseph & Sam
Misc: some say b. 1950
TV Shows: That's My Bush! (as George W. Bush)
Movie Titles: The Girl Next Door, Johnny Got His Gun, The Paper Chase, The Last Picture Show

🎭James Vallely -- is 65 in the year 2019 and 66 in the year 2020; b.8/30/1954
Actor, Producer
Names/Places: Tannis's father
Misc: half of The Funny Boys with Jonathan Schmock
TV Shows: Double Trouble (as Charles Kincaid), Arrested Development (producer), My Wife and Kids (producer), Two and a Half Men (producer), The Golden Girls (producer)

🎭John Caponera -- is 63 in the year 2019 and 64 in the year 2020; b.8/30/1956
TV Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: The Good Life (as John Bowman)
Movie Titles: For Richer For Poorer, Cloud 9

🏆Jacko -- is 60 in the year 2019 and 61 in the year 2020; b.8/30/1959
Sports Figure
Misc: Actor(?); Eveready man; Australian Football player; The Highwayman

🎭Michael Michele -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.8/30/1966
Actress
TV Shows: Central Park West (as Nikki Sheridan), Homicide (as Det. Rene Sheppard), ER (as Dr. Cleo Finch), Kevin Hill (as Jessie Grey)
Movie Titles: New Jack City, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, Ali, Dark Blue

🎭Cameron Finley -- is 32 in the year 2019 and 33 in the year 2020; b.8/30/1987
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 2000
Movie Titles: What's Eating Gilbert Grape, Hope Floats, 8 Seconds, Leave It To Beaver (The Beaver in the movie)

🎭🎵Dana Gaier -- is 22 in the year 2019 and 23 in the year 2020; b.8/30/1997 N.S.
Cartoon Voice Actress, Singer
Song Titles: Without You
Movie Titles: Despicable Me (series)

🎭Sean Ryan Fox -- is 18 in the year 2019 and 19 in the year 2020; b.8/30/2001 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Henry Danger (as Jasper)

🎭Deedy Peters -- b.8/30/????
Actress
Misc: b. c. 1940s; retired from acting in 1982
TV Shows: House Calls (as Mrs. Phipps)
Movie Titles: Help Me...I'm Possessed

Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/30/1797 d.2/1/1851 (53)
Author, British
Names/Places: b. in London; Mary's daughter, Percy Bysshe Shelley's wife
Book Titles: Frankenstein (1818)

🎭Shirley Booth -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/30/1898 d.10/16/1992 (94)
Radio Actress, TV/Movie/Stage Actress
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Thelma Booth Ford
Misc: Oscar, Tony, & Emmy winner; b. 1907 is wrong
TV Shows: Hazel (as Hazel Burke the maid)

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🎭🎵Fred MacMurray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/30/1908 d.11/5/1991 (83)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Singer, Clarinetist
Names/Places: June Haver and Lillian Lamont's husband; b. in Kankakee, IL
Misc: Bland & Agreeable acting type; mostly of Disney films; some say b. 1907 or Aug 12
TV Shows: My Three Sons (as Steve Douglas & Fergus McBain Douglas)
Movie Titles: The Shaggy Dog, Double Idemnity, The Apartment, Absent-Minded Professor, Son of Flubber

🎭Joan Blondell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/30/1909 d.12/25/1979 (70)
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in New York City; Gloria's sister
Misc: 1930s-40s wisecracking golddigger Hollywood star; some say b. 1906 or 1912
TV Shows: The Real McCoys, Here Come the Brides

🎵Chuck Miller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/30/1924 d.1/15/2000 (75)
Singer, Pianist
Song Titles: The Auctioneer

✍🎭Bill Daily -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/30/1927 N.S. d.9/4/2018 N.S. (91)
Screenwriter, TV Actor, Comedian, TV Director
TV Shows: I Dream of Jeannie (as Captain Roger Healey), The Bob Newhart Show (as Howard Borden), Aloha Paradise

Gilbert A. Beckett -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/9/1811 d.8/30/1856 (45)
Dramatist/Playwright, Humorist, English

🎭Del Moore -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/14/1916 d.8/30/1970 (54)
Actor, Comedian, Announcer
TV Shows: Bachelor Father (as Cal Mitchell)

🎨Brad Anderson -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/14/1924 d.8/30/2015 N.S. (91)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Marmaduke

⛪🎭Valerie Harper -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/22/1939 N.S. d.8/30/2019 N.S. (80)
Roman Catholic, TV/Movie Actress, Dancer
Names/Places: b. in Suffern, NY; Richard Schaal's wife
TV Shows: Mary Tyler Moore Show (as Rhoda), Rhoda (as Rhoda Morgenstern Gerard), Valerie (as Valerie Hogan), The City, The Office
Movie Titles: Blame It on Rio

🎭🎮Michael Lindsay -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/9/1963 N.S. d.8/30/2019 N.S. (56)
Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Digimon: Digital Monsters, Bleach, Transformers: Robots in Disguise, Naruto (as Kankuro), Naruto: Shippuden (series)
Movie Titles: Akira (English version), The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Digimon: The Movie
Video Games: Ace Combat 5, Shadow of Rome, Zatch Bell (series), Naruto (series), Lord of the Rings (series), Naruto Shippuden (series), Final Fantasy (series)

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In 1908, Actor Fred MacMurray was born in Kankakee, Illinois.

In 1940, The Pluto film, “Plutoʹs Dream House” is released. Mickey Mouse also appears.

In 1946, The Donald Duck film, “Dumbbell of the Yukon” is released.

In 1957, “Kukla, Fran, And Ollie”, TV Childrens, last aired on ABC.

In 1966, The new album from the Byrdsʹ “Fifth Dimension” included “Eight Miles High” and “Mr. Spaceman”

In 1966, “McHaleʹs Navy”, TV Comedy; last aired on ABC.

In 1969, On the cover of TV Guide: “Johnny Cash”. Other Articles: Milton Berle, Bing Crosby, Lassie (oh, Laaaaa-siiiiiiiie!)

In 1969, R.C., “In The Year 2525” by Zager and Evans peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” bubblegum pop single by The Archies was certified Gold by the RIAA. 1969 might have been the peak year as far as bubblegum pop went.

In 1969, BREAKING INTO THE TOP 10 ARCHIES and “SUGAR SUGAR” (jumping from #14 to number three)…and BOB DYLANʹs “LAY LADY LAY”

In 1971, “Signs” single by Five Man Electrical Band was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1974, “The Brady Bunch”, TV Comedy; last aired on ABC. Rest assurred, that wasnʹt the last youʹll ever see of the Bradys.

In 1975, In an amazing swap, “Speed Buggy”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on CBS and moved to ABC, while “The Bugs Bunny Show”, TV Cartoon Show, last aired on ABC and moved to CBS.

In 1975, On the cover of TV Guide: “Carroll OʹConnor”. Other Articles: MASH, Asimov

In 1975, “Jeannie”, “My Favorite Martians”, TV Cartoon Shows, and “The Hudson Bros. Razzle Dazzle Show”, TV childrens comedy, last aired on CBS.

In 1975, “Star Trek”, a TV Cartoon Show based on the 1960s series, and “The Addams Family”, TV Cartoon Show based on the 1960s sitcom; last aired on NBC.

In 1976, “The Howdy Doody Show (as The New Howdy Doody Show)” returned to be airing new episodes in syndication.

In 1979, President Carter was attacked by a rabbit on a canoe trip in Plains, Georgia. Whatʹs up, doc?

In 1986, R.C., “Ruthless People” by Mick Jagger peaked at #51 on the pop singles chart; “Weird Al” parodied it into “Toothless People”.

In 1986, R.C., “Velcro Fly” by ZZ Top peaked at #35 on the pop singles chart. Do the velcro fly!

In 1986, “Benson”, TV Comedy; last aired on ABC after seven years. Who won the election? Weʹll never know.

In 1987, Yves Pol of France ran a complete marathon backwards in 3:57:57.

In 1992, In a final tribute to the now retired Carson, “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” receives its final Emmy (under that name), for Outstanding Variety Program.

In 1992, The Doctor Demento Show was last syndicated via the Westwood One Radio Networks with the subject of dogs; the next week, On The Radio Broadcasting would take over the syndication rights with the subject of cats.

In 1992, The television series “Northern Exposure” won six Emmy Awards, including best drama series, while “Murphy Brown” received three Emmys, including best comedy series, in a ceremony marked by satirical jabs directed at Vice President Dan Quayle.

In 1992, “The Tonight Show” was named outstanding variety program at the 44th annual Primetime Emmys, a ceremony dominated by political humor — much of it aimed at the Republicans.

In 1993, “Late Show With David Letterman”, TV Talk Show, debut on CBS after a two-month gap from his last NBC job. Meanwhile, reruns of his old NBC show follow his new shows on CBS for two weeks. This is their first show from the Ed Sullivan Theater. Perhaps this didnʹt score as high with readers because of the hundreds of shows that followed, many of them trying much too hard to recapture the energy and enthusiasm of this one. But at the time, we were ecstatic about Dave being on at 11:30. Billy Joel was the first musical guest. More than 23 million viewers tune into the premiere Guests also included Bill Murray, who spray paints “Dave” on Lettermanʹs desk. Other highlights: NBC News Anchor Tom Brokaw steals a joke card from Letterman and rips it up, claiming “intellectual property” of NBC, and legendary actor Paul Newman jumps up from the studio audience complaining “Where the hell are the singing cats?”

In 1994, “Roc”, TV Comedy/Drama last aired on Fox.

In 1994, “South Central”, TV Comedy/Drama; last aired on Fox.

In 1996, “Macarena” single by Los Del Rio was certified Multi Platinum 2.00 by the RIAA

In 1997, The sitcom “Family Matters” last aired on ABC and moved to CBS the following month

In 1997, The TV sitcom “Hangin' With Mr. Cooper” last aired on ABC

In 1999, “The Parkers” TV sitcom premiered on UPN

In 1999, Beatles fans gathered in Liverpool, England, to celebrate the reissue of “Yellow Submarine,” which was screening of the 1968 cartoon musical was the highlight of International Beatles Week.

In 2000, “BattleBots” began airing on Comedy Central

In 2002, Dennis Miller aired his final show on HBO.

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1941, “The Booglie Wooglie Piggy” by Glenn Miller And His Orchestra With Tex Beneke And The Modernaires charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1947, “Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)” by Tex Williams charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1947, “Temptation (Tim-Tayshun)” by Red Ingle, Jo Stafford And The Natural Seven charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1947, “Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)” by Phil Harris charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “Botch-A-Me (Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina)” by Rosemary Clooney charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by Jo Stafford charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “Indian Love Call” by Slim Whitman charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Bird Dog” by The Everly Brothers charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Willie And The Hand Jive” by The Johnny Otis Show charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Western Movies” by The Olympics charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Splish Splash” by Bobby Darin charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Summertime Blues” by Eddie Cochran charted at number 24 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Chantilly Lace” by The Big Bopper charted at number 30 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Yakety Yak” by The Coasters charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Summertime, Summertime” by The Jamies charted at number 61 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Straighten Up And Fly Right” by The DeJohn Sisters charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “The Purple People Eater” by Sheb Wooley charted at number 93 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Little Brass Band” by David Seville charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “A Boy Named Sue” by Johnny Cash charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)” by Zager And Evans charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Why Can't We Be Friends?” by War charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Black Superman (Muhammad Ali)” by Johnny Wakelin And The Kinshasa Band charted at number 24 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “I Got Stoned And I Missed It” by Jim Stafford charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Empire Strikes Back (medley)” by Meco charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Legend Of Wooley Swamp” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 63 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Whip It” by Devo charted at number 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Lola” by The Kinks charted at number 88 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Breaks (Part 1)” by Kurtis Blow charted at number 101 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Theme From 'The Dukes Of Hazzard' (Good Ol' Boys)” by Waylon Jennings charted at number 102 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “You May Be Right” by The Chipmunks charted at number 103 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rumors” by Timex Social Club charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Yankee Rose” by David Lee Roth charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Velcro Fly” by ZZ Top charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Paranoimia” by The Art Of Noise With Max Headroom charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “ESPN Presents The Jock Jam” by Various Artists charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Celebrity” by Brad Paisley charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Bartender Song (aka Sittin' At A Bar)” by Rehab With Hank Williams Jr. charted at number 74 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “Girl In A Country Song” by Maddie And Tae charted at number 78 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1958, “Splish Splash” by Charlie Drake charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Yakety Yak” by The Coasters charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Splish Splash” by Bobby Darin charted at number 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)” by Zager And Evans charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither)” by Jane Birkin And Serge Gainsbourg charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Super Womble” by The Wombles charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither)” by Judge Dread charted at number 31 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Get In The Swing” by Sparks charted at number 44 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “C30 C60 C90 Go” by Bow Wow Wow charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Backstrokin'” by The Fatback Band charted at number 43 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Camouflage” by Stan Ridgway charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles charted at number 63 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 72 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Hooray Hooray (It's A Cheeky Holiday)” by Cheeky Girls charted at number 15 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Fast Food Song” by Fast Food Rockers charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Spirit In The Sky” by Gareth Gates Featuring The Kumars charted at number 99 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “Do You Want To Build A Snowman?” by Kristen Bell, Agatha Lee Monn And Katie Lopez charted at number 99 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1958, “The Purple People Eater” by Sheb Wooley charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “A Pub With No Beer” by Slim Dusty charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Witch Doctor” by The Music Of David Seville charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “The Answer To A Pub With No Beer” by Slim Dusty charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)” by Zager And Evans charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Hair” by Cowsills charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Along Came Jones” by Ray Stevens charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “A Boy Named Sue” by Johnny Cash charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Misty / Sunshine” by Ray Stevens charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Black Superman (Muhammad Ali) / Bang The Drum” by Johnny Wakelin And The Kinshasa Band charted at number 38 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Turning Japanese / Here Comes The Judge (Live)” by The Vapors charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It's Hard To Be Humble / The Greatest Gift Of All” by Mac Davis charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Private Idaho / 52 Girls” by The B-52's charted at number 25 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Skinny Girls / Oh Johnny” by Alan O'Day charted at number 41 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rock And Roll High School / Let's Go” by The Ramones charted at number 43 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Theme From 'M*A*S*H' (Suicide Is Painless) / The M*A*S*H March” by The MASH charted at number 74 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Empire Strikes Back (medley) / The Force Theme” by Meco charted at number 81 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Who Shot J.R.? / Honkin'” by Gary Burbank With Band McNally charted at number 85 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “We Know Who Done It (Pt. 1) (Cars) / Herbie The Head” by The Barron Knights charted at number 99 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “I Wanna Be A Cowboy” by Boys Don't Cry charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Yankee Rose” by David Lee Roth charted at number 36 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Paranoimia” by The Art Of Noise With Max Headroom charted somewhere on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Paranoid Android” by Radiohead charted at number 29 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Cameltoe” by FannyPack charted at number 38 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “United States Of Whatever” by Liam Lynch charted at number 49 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1975, “Newcastle Song” by Bob Hudson charted at number 2 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Misty” by Ray Stevens charted at number 20 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “The No No Song” by Ringo Starr charted at number 26 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It's Hard To Be Humble” by Mac Davis charted at number 6 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Monkey Chop” by Dan-I charted at number 9 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Turning Japanese” by The Vapors charted at number 16 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 33 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Space Invaders” by Player [1] charted at number 36 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “I Wanna Be A Cowboy” by Boys Don't Cry charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Theme From 'Peter Gunn'” by The Art Of Noise Featuring Duane Eddy charted at number 16 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “The Clap Clap Sound” by The Klaxons charted at number 25 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Vienna Calling” by Falco charted at number 32 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “The Jetsons” by The Jetsons charted at number 37 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 10 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “I Will Survive” by CAKE charted at number 31 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 3 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 4 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Roses Are Red” by Aqua charted at number 10 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Fire Water Burn” by The Bloodhound Gang charted at number 23 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1980, “Psycho Chicken” by The Fools charted at number 20 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “The Sound Of Musik” by Falco charted at number 7 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Theme From 'Peter Gunn'” by The Art Of Noise Featuring Duane Eddy charted at number 29 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 8 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 11 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1969, “In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)” by Zager And Evans charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither)” by Jane Birkin avec Serge Gainsbourg charted at number 17 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “The Elephant Song” by Kamahl charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Theme From 'Peter Gunn' (Live)” by Emerson, Lake And Palmer charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “De vogeltjesdans (aka The Chicken Dance)” by De Electronica's charted at number 23 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Holiday Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Paranoimia” by The Art Of Noise With Max Headroom charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Camouflage” by Stan Ridgway charted at number 28 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 3 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 25 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 1 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 6 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1969, “In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)” by Zager And Evans charted at number 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Dizzy” by Tommy Roe charted at number 8 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 16 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1969, “In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)” by Zager And Evans charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither)” by Jane Birkin And Serge Gainsbourg charted at number 4 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Bobby Brown” by Frank Zappa charted at number 7 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “The Sound Of Musik” by Falco charted at number 11 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Camouflage” by Stan Ridgway charted at number 29 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 7 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs August 30, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Sun Aug the 30 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 243 of the year
Serialnumber = 44061
Julian date = 2459080 O.S.= 8 - 17 - 2020

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Saint Rose of Lima Feast Day
[Afghanistan] Jeshyn-Afghan Day/Independence Day (1920) (thru 8-31)
[Afghanistan] Children's Day
[Gibraltar] Bank Holiday
[Louisiana] Huey P. Long Day
[Peru] Patrones of America & India, official feast day
[Turkey] Victory Day (1922)
[Turks & Caicos Islands] Constitution Day (1976)
National Toasted Marshmallow Day
International Red Telephone Day

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Gems: sardonyx and peridot
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