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Demented Datebooks: Comedy Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name for February 17

Last Updated 06-06-2019

🎭Becky Ann Baker -- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.2/17/1953
Actress
TV Shows: Girls, Freaks and Geeks (as Jean Weir)
Movie Titles: Men in Black, Spider-Man 3, A Simple Plan, War of the Worlds

🎭Michael Bay -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.2/17/1965
Movie Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Transformers (series), Armageddon, Pearl Harbor

🎭Brooke D'Orsay -- is 37 in the year 2019 and 38 in the year 2020; b.2/17/1982 N.S.
Actress, Stuntwoman, Canadian
TV Shows: Royal Pains (as Paige Collins), Two and a Half Men (as Kate), 6Teen (as Caitlin Cooke), Happy Hour
Movie Titles: Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, It's a Boy Girl Thing

🎭🎮Joseph Gordon -- is 38 in the year 2019 and 39 in the year 2020; b.2/17/1981
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Names/Places: LN:Levitt?
TV Shows: The Powers That Be, Dark Shadows (1991), Roseanne (occasional), 3rd Rock From The Sun (as Tommy Solomon)
Movie Titles: Inception, The Dark Knight Rises, Looper, (500) Days of Summer, The Juror, 10 Things I Hate About You, Shadowdancer, G.I. Joe: the Rise of Cobra, 50/50, The Walk
Video Games: G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

🎭Barry Humphries -- is 85 in the year 2019 and 86 in the year 2020; b.2/17/1934
Comedian, TV Talk Show Host, Australian, Transvestite
Names/Places: Alter ego:Dame Edna Everage

🏆🏀Michael "Air" Jordan -- is 56 in the year 2019 and 57 in the year 2020; b.2/17/1963
Hall of Famer, NBA Forward, NBA Guard, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: RFN:Michael Jeffrey, b. in Brooklyn, NY
Misc: College Player of Year with North Carolina in 1984; Rookie of the year 1985; NBA leading scorer 1987-93; led U.S. Olympic team to gold medals in 1984 and '92 (Dream Team); stunned sports world when he retired at age 30 on Oct. 6, 1993; signed as OF with Chicago White Sox and spent summer of '94 in Double A with Birmingham; barely hit his weight with .204 average; 32.3 point-per-game avg.; 21,541 career points; 2 Olympic gold medals; owns a restaurant in Chicago; co-starred in "Space Jam" with Bugs Bunny in 1996; 6x NBA Champion (1991, '92, '93, '96, '97, '98); 5x NBA MVP (1988, 1991-92, '96, '98); 14x NBA All-Star; 6x NBA Finals MVP (1991-93, 1996-98); 10x All-NBA First Team Selection; 9x NBA All-Defensive First Team Selection; 1x NBA Defensive Player of the Year (1988); 10x NBA Season Scoring Title (all-time record); 3x NBA Season Steals Leader; All-time leader in points in NBA Playoffs; Two Olympic gold medals (1984, 1992); 2X USA Basketball Male Athlete of the Year (1983, 1984); Member of the "Dream Team" inducted as a unit in 2010; 50 Greatest Players in NBA History; University of North Carolina, Bulls and Heat #23 retired
Sports Teams: University of North Carolina (1981-1984), Chicago Bulls (1984-1993, 1995-1998), Washington Wizards (2001-2003)

🎭Richard Karn -- is 63 in the year 2019 and 64 in the year 2020; b.2/17/1956
Actor
TV Shows: Home Improvement (as Al Borland)
Movie Titles: The Pooch and the Pauper

✍🎭🎮Larry The Cable Guy -- is 56 in the year 2019 and 57 in the year 2020; b.2/17/1963
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, TV Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
Names/Places: RN: Dan Whitney
Album Titles: Law and Disorder, Salutations and Flatulations, Lord I Apologize, A Very Larry Christmas, The Right to Bare Arms, Morning Constitutions, Christmastime in Larryland, On the Can, Tailgate Party, Them Idiots: Whirled Tour
TV Shows: Blue Collar TV (co-host)
Movie Titles: Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie, Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector, Delta Farce, Cars (series), Witless Protection, Jingle All The Way 2
Video Games: Cars (series), Disney Infinity

🎭Dominic Purcell -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.2/17/1970
Actor, Producer, English
TV Shows: Prison Break (as Lincoln Burrows), The Flash (as Mick Rory / Heat Wave, also in Legends of Tomorrow)
Movie Titles: Equilibrium, Blade: Thirty, Mission: Impossible II

🎭Jason Ritter -- is 39 in the year 2019 and 40 in the year 2020; b.2/17/1980 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: Nancy Morgan and John's son
TV Shows: Joan of Arcadia (as Kevin Girardi), Parenthood (as Mark Cyr), The Event, Gravity Falls (as Dipper Pines), Kevin (Probably) Saves The World
Movie Titles: Freddy Vs. Jason

🎭🎵Patricia Routledge -- is 90 in the year 2019 and 91 in the year 2020; b.2/17/1929
Stage Actress, Comedienne, Singer, English
TV Shows: Keeping Up Appearances (as Hyacinth Bucket)

🎵Buck Trent -- is 81 in the year 2019 and 82 in the year 2020; b.2/17/1938
Banjoist, Country Singer
TV Shows: Hee Haw

🎭Bonnie Wright -- is 28 in the year 2019 and 29 in the year 2020; b.2/17/1991
Actress, Director, English
Movie Titles: Harry Potter (series)

🎭Kathleen Freeman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/17/1919 d.8/23/2001 (82)
Actress
Misc: some say b. 1922
TV Shows: Topper (as Katie the maid), It's About Time (as Mrs. Boss), The Beverly Hillbillies (as Flo Shafer), Funny Face, Lotsa Luck

🎭Ralphie May -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/17/1972 N.S. d.10/6/2017 N.S. (45)
Comedian

🎵Gene Pitney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/17/1940 d.4/5/2006 (66)
Hall of Famer, Composer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Pianist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: MN:Francis

🎵Ray Barretto -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/29/1929 d.2/17/2006 (76)
Arranger, Songwriter, Drummer, Percussionist, Bandleader
Misc: sessionist for The Rolling Stones, George Benson, Herbie Mann, Bee Gees, Average White Band, and many others
Song Titles: El Watusi

🎵🎸Bob Casale -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/14/1952 d.2/17/2014 (61)
New Wave Guitarist
Names/Places: RN:Robert Edward Casale Jr.
Group Names: Devo

🎵Jerry Fielding -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/17/1922 d.2/17/1980 (57)
Composer, Bandleader
Misc: Movie and TV show scorer
TV Shows: Bewitched, Hogan's Heroes

🎭Joseph Kearns -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/12/1904 d.2/17/1962 (58)
TV Actor
TV Shows: Our Miss Brooks (as Supt. Stone), Dennis the Menace (as George Wilson)

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🎵Bob Merrill -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/17/1921 d.2/17/1998 (76)
Lyricist, Songwriter
Misc: wrote scores to the musicals "Funny Girl" and "Carnival"
Song Titles: How Much is That Doggie in the Window (writer)

✍🎭Jean Baptiste Poquelin Molière -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/15/1622 N.S. d.2/17/1673 N.S. (51)
Comedy Writer, Playwright, Stage Actor, Comedian, French
Names/Places: Psu:Moliere; RN:Jean Baptiste Poquelin

🎭Paul (Actor) Stewart -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/13/1908 N.S. d.2/17/1986 N.S. (77)
Radio Actor, Movie/Stage Actor, TV Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, TV Director

🎭Shirley Stoler -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/30/1929 d.2/17/1999 (69)
Actress
TV Shows: Pee Wee's Playhouse (as neighbor)
Movie Titles: Frankenhooker

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In 1795, Thomas Seddal harvested a 8.3-kg potato from his garden Chester, England. Think of the size of the pack of fries McDonalds couldʹve had!

In 1934, 02 x 17 = 34

In 1934, The Mickey Mouse film, “Camping Out” is released. Minnie Mouse, Clarabelle Cow, and Horace Horsecollar also appear.

In 1944, “Mairzy Doats” by Merry Macs entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1950, “Rag Mop” by Johnnie Lee Wills entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1953, A 22-year-old radio host makes the leap to TV and interviews the first of over 300,000 guests on New York Cityʹs “Memory Lane” later known and/or loved as “The Joe Franklin Show.”

In 1958, Cartoonist Johnny Hartʹs “B.C.” strip appeared for the first time.

In 1962, On the cover of TV Guide: “Danny Thomas”. Other Articles: Gena Rowlands, 87th Precinct

In 1962, R.C., “Duke Of Earl” by Gene Chandler peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.

In 1962, TOPPING THE SOUL CHART GENE CHANDLER and “DUKE OF EARL” starts a five-week run at number one on Billboardʹs R&B chart

In 1965, Comedienne, Joan Rivers made the first of many guest appearances this night on “The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson” on NBC-TV. She later became Carsonʹs permanent guest host until she signed a lucrative late-night show deal with fledgling FOX Television. Johnny was less than impressed and didnʹt allow her back on his show.

In 1965, TVʹS “MR. ED” This is the famous episode where the talking horse stows away on a cruise ship as WILBUR and CAROL POST travel to HAWAII. A highlight is when MR. ED goes surfing!

In 1966, Gilliganʹs Island episode #58. “Forward March”. The Castaways are frightened as the sounds of battle, including hand grenades and machine guns, rock the island. The culprit turns out to be a gorilla who has found in an old WWII arsenal cave.

In 1966, One of the most unusual records of the rock era, “Ballad Of The Green Berets” album and single by Sergeant Barry Sadler was certified Gold by the RIAA. The single was a blueprint for a future parody in 2002 by Mylo Hatzenbuhler when he turned the hit into “Ballad of the Big Buffet.” The original 1966 hit was one of the few parodied songs that, like the parody, got airplay on Dr. Demento.

In 1973, “Also Sprach Zarathustra (2001)” by Deodato entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1976, Harvard Universityʹs Hasty Pudding Theatrical society gives its annual “Women of the Year” award to Bette Midler. Upon accepting, she comments: “This award characterizes what the American male wants in a woman: brains, talents and gorgeous…”

In 1979, R.C., “Soul Man” by Blues Brothers peaked at #14 on the pop singles chart.

In 1979, “A Prarie Home Companion” has its first national broadcast of the show as part of Folk Festival U.S.A. in Northrop Auditorium at the University of Minnesota.

In 1979, TVʹS “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE” Musical Guests: RICK NELSON (“HELLO MARY LOU”, “TRAVELLIN' MAN”, “FOOLS RUSH IN”, “DREAM LOVER”); JUDY COLLINS (“HARD TIMES FOR LOVERS”). Also, the Twilight Zone spoof had Ricky Nelson trying to get back home, but he got lost and ended up traveling from one 50's-era TV show to another.

In 1982, Today is the 29th anniversary of talk show “The Joe Franklin Show” being on the air in New York City. The J. Geils Band make an appearance on the show to celebrate their number one single “Centerfold” and number one LP “Freeze Frame.”

In 1986, Howard Stern radio show returns to New York City morning radio (WXRK 92.3 FM).

In 1988, Robin Williams, in the film, “Good Morning, Vietnam” is nominated for an Academy Award (Actor).

In 1990, Aerosmith guest as themselves on a Wayneʹs World segment of Saturday Night Live. The band also perform a version of the Wayneʹs World theme, which is later released as the B-side of “The Other Side” single. Excellent!

In 1995, The movie “The Brady Bunch Movie” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1995, “Short Short Man” single by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1996, On the cover of TV Guide: “De Lancie and Mulgrew of Voyager”. Other Articles: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Sigfried and Roy

In 1998, “Blues Brothers (soundtrack)” album by Blues Brothers was certified Platinum by the RIAA

In 1999, “The Planetʹs Funniest Animals” began airing on Animal Planet

In 2003, Joe Millionaire (Evan Marriott) gave Zora Andrich a diamond ring in yet another low moment for prime-time programming as over 34.6 million suckers witnessed the millionaireheadʹs final selection for a bride in this high-rating Fox reality show.

In 2006, Harry Whittington, the lawyer shot by Vice President Dick Cheney while quail hunting, left a Corpus Christi, Texas, hospital, saying “accidents do and will happen.”

In 2014, “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” began airing on NBC

In 2034, 02 x 17 = 34

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 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “I Taut I Taw A Puddy Tat” by Mel Blanc charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “The Thing” by Phil Harris charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Aba Daba Honeymoon” by Debbie Reynolds And Carlton Carpenter charted at number 16 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, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Tokens charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “My Boomerang Won't Come Back” by Charlie Drake charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Do-Re-Mi” by Lee Dorsey charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Happy José (Ching-Ching)” by Jack Ross charted at number 59 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “That's My Pa” by Ben Colder (Sheb Wooley) charted at number 65 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Lizzie Borden” by Chad Mitchell Trio charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Oliver Twist” by Rod McKuen charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Green Tambourine” by The Lemon Pipers charted at number 2 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, “Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)” by John Fred And His Playboy Band charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Simon Says” by 1910 Fruitgum Company charted at number 17 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Dueling Banjos” by Eric Weissberg And Steve Mandell charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by Blue Ridge Rangers charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “The Cover Of 'Rolling Stone'” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Theme From '2001 (A Space Odyssey)' (Also Sprach Zarathustra)” by Deodato charted at number 25 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie charted at number 42 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Dead Skunk” by Loudon Wainwright III charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Daisy A Day” by Jud Strunk charted at number 88 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia” by Vicki Lawrence charted at number 90 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 63 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Principal's Office” by Young MC charted at number 79 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 94 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Cha Cha Slide” by Mr. C The Slide Man charted at number 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “White And Nerdy” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 76 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 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Tokens charted at number 21 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 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Green Tambourine” by The Lemon Pipers charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Hocus Pocus” by Focus charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Crazy Horses” by The Osmonds charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “My Ding-a-Ling” by Chuck Berry charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Desperate Dan” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hello, This Is Joannie (The Telephone Answering Machine Song)” by Paul Evans charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Rama Lama Ding Dong” by Rocky Sharpe And The Replays charted at number 59 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Principal's Office” by Young MC charted at number 58 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 1996, “Lump” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 65 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Can We Fix It?” by Bob The Builder charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Lollipop” by Mika charted at number 62 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Man's Not Hot” by Big Shaq (Michael Dapaah) charted at number 56 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in Australia

In 1951, “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Gene Autry / Bing Crosby charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “The Thing” by Phil Harris / Les Welch charted at number 6 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 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “My Boomerang Won't Come Back” by Charlie Drake charted at number 16 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 1973, “Mouldy Old Dough” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 7 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 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Bicycle Race / Fat Bottomed Girls” by Queen charted at number 56 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 68 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Radio Radio / Tiny Steps” by Elvis Costello And The Attractions charted at number 93 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 32 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Lump” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “In The Summertime” by Shaggy Featuring Rayvon charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Peaches” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “The Hampsterdance Song” by Hampton The Hampster charted at number 33 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 31 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 2 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Macho Man” by Village People charted at number 19 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Bicycle Race” by Queen charted at number 27 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 8 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 9 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 45 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 44 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in Sweden

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 6 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in Austria

In 1973, “Elected!” by Alice Cooper charted at number 3 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 10 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1990, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 21 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

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

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

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 14 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “... Is Funny!” by Barabba Featuring Dum Dum Toys charted at number 15 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 11 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1973, “Crazy Horses” by The Osmonds charted at number 8 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, “Elected!” by Alice Cooper charted at number 23 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” by Meat Loaf charted at number 7 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 35 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Principal's Office” by Young MC charted at number 59 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo charted at number 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 55 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 13 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Creep” by Radiohead charted at number 23 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo charted at number 38 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “I Want Candy” by Aaron Carter charted at number 70 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 93 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 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

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

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 17 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, “Mouldy Old Dough” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Crazy Horses” by The Osmonds charted at number 7 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 4 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Captain Jack” by Captain Jack charted at number 9 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs for February 17, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Mon Feb the 17 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 48 of the year
Serialnumber = 43866
Julian date = 2458885 O.S.= 2 - 4 - 2020

Calendar

Holidays

[USA] Kraut and Frankfurter Week (Day 4)
[USA] Pancake Week (Day 2)
[USA] Daisy Gatson Bates Day (Arkansas)
[USA] President's Day Holiday
[USA] Health Education Week (Day 2)
[USA] Pay Your Bills Week (Day 2)
[USA] Visiting Nurse Week (Day 2)
[Iraq] Iraq Day
[Sri Lanka] Maha Shivaratree
[USA] Condom Week (Day 4)
[USA] I've Got a Rash I Can't Explain Day
[USA] PTA Day
[USA] Vacuum Your Cat Day
[World] Day of Prayer
[?] Champion Crab Races Day
[USA] Engineers Week (Day 2)
[USA] Wine Appreciation Week (Day 2)
[World] Friendship Week (Day 2)

Reminders

Astrological sign: Aquarius: The Water Bearer (1-21 thru 2-19) Ruling Planet: Uranus; Element: Air; Traits: Humanitarian, independent, inventive, aloof; Body part associated with this sign: The legs; Occupations: Teacher, social worker, astronomer, astrologer, scientist, inventor.
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.
Flowers: violet and primrose
Gem: amethyst
Full Moon: the Snow Moon or the Seed Moon
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[Ancient Rome] Kalend‘ Februarius; Kalend Feb
[Plains Indians] Hunger Moon month
Delta Leonid meteor shower, radiant between _ & _ Leonis (thru 2-18)
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