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Demented Datebooks: Comedy Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name May 11

Last Updated 06-04-2019

🎭Boyd Gaines -- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.5/11/1953
Actor
TV Shows: One Day at a Time (as Mark Royer who married Valerie Bertinelli's character Barbara in 1982)
Movie Titles: Funny Games, Fame (1980), Heartbreak Ridge, The Sure Thing

🎭🎮Terry McGovern -- is 77 in the year 2019 and 78 in the year 2020; b.5/11/1942
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Personality, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Ducktales, Darkwing Duck; Charlie & Company
Movie Titles: Ducktales: The Movie, Mrs. Doubtfire
Video Games: Sam and Max (series), The Godfather (series), Ty (series)

🎭Martha Quinn -- is 60 in the year 2019 and 61 in the year 2020; b.5/11/1959
TV Actress
Names/Places: b. in Albany, NY
Misc: Mojo Nixon sang about her in "Martha's Muffin"
TV Shows: MTV VJ; The Bradys (as Tracey "Mrs. Bobby" Brady)

✍🎭Mort Sahl -- is 92 in the year 2019 and 93 in the year 2020; b.5/11/1927
Satirist, Stage Actor, Comedian, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Montreal; RN:Morton Lyon Sahl

🎵Irving Berlin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/11/1888 N.S. d.9/22/1989 N.S. (101)
Composer, Songwriter, Russian
Names/Places: b. in Temun; RN:Israel Isidore Baline
Misc: Wrote 1500 songs incl God Bless America, White Christmas, Easter Parade, There's No Buisiness Like Show Business, Alexander's Ragtime Band, Puttin' on the Ritz, Annie Get Your Gun, This is the Army, Always; wrote 19 Bway musicals, 18 movie scores; founded ASCAP

🎭🎵Foster Brooks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/11/1912 d.12/20/2001 (89)
Actor, Comedian, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Louisville, KY
TV Shows: New Bill Cosby Show, Mork & Mindy (as Mr. Miles Sternhagen)

🎭Bernard Fox -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/11/1927 d.12/14/2016 N.S. (89)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Welsh (Wales)
Misc: retired from acting in 2001
TV Shows: Bewitched (as Dr. Bombay)
Movie Titles: Titanic, The Mummy, The Rescuers

🎵Kit Lambert -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/11/1935 d.4/7/1981 (45)
Music Producer
Group Names: The Who (manager and producer)

🎭Denver Pyle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/11/1920 d.12/25/1997 (77)
TV/Movie Actor
Misc: Roy Rogers & Gene Autry's frequent supporting actor
TV Shows: The Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp (as Ben Thompson), Code 3, Tammy (as Grandpa Tarleton), Doris Day Show (as Buck Webb), Karen, Grizzly Adams (as Mad Jack), The Dukes of Hazzard (as Uncle Jesse Duke), Dallas (as Blackie Callahan)

🎭Dame Margaret Rutherford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/11/1892 d.5/22/1972 (80)
Movie Actress, Comedienne, English

🎭Phil Silvers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/11/1912 d.11/1/1985 (73)
TV/Stage Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RN:Philip Silversmith
Misc: High Button Shoes
TV Shows: The Phil Silvers Show's (aka You'll Never Get Rich as M/Sgt. Ernie Bilko), New Phil Silvers Show (as Harry Grafton), The Beverly Hillbillies (as Shifty Shafer)
Movie Titles: Top Banana

✍🎖Baron Karl Von Münchhausen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/11/1720 d.2/22/1797 (76)
Author, Revolutionary, Soldier, German
Names/Places: MN:Friedrick Hieronymus
Misc: fictional German nobleman; tall tale storyteller, some of whose tales were the basis for "The Adventures of Baron Munchausen."
Book Titles: Baron Munchausen's Narrative of His Marvelous Travels and Campaigns in Russia

🎭🎵Doodles Weaver -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/11/1911 d.1/17/1983 (71)
Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host, Novelty Musician
Names/Places: RN:Winstead Sheffield Glendening Dixon; brother of Sylvester "Pat" Weaver, who in turn is Sigourney's father
Group Names: Spike Jones & the City Slickers (lunatic comic member)

Douglas Adams -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/11/1952 d.5/11/2001 (49)
Author, Novelist, English
Book Titles: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, "Life, the Universe & Everything", So Long and Thanks for All the Fish, Mostly Harmless, Dirk Gentry's Holistic Detective Agency, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul, The Meaning of Liff (co-writer), The Deeper Meaning of Liff, Last Chance to See, The Salmon of Doubt

🎵Lester Raymond Flatt -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/19/1914 d.5/11/1979 (64)
Hall of Famer, Mandolin, Country Singer/Guitarist, Bluegrass Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Overton County, TN
Misc: b. June 14 or 28?
Song Titles: The Ballad of Jed Clampett (with Earl Scruggs)

Sir John F. W. Herschel -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/7/1792 d.5/11/1871 (79)
Astronomer, English
Misc: discovered Uranus, added over 500 nebulae and clusters of stars to those already known.

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✍🎭🏆Frankie Thomas -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/9/1921 d.5/11/2006 (85)
Author, Actor, Producer, Bridge Player
Names/Places: Frank's son
Misc: bridge (cards) expert
TV Shows: One Man's Family (as Cliff Barbour), Tom Cordett Space Cadet (star)

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In 0330, Constantinople was established as a new capital by Roman Emperor Constantine for the Eastern Roman Empire. Itʹs now Istanbul, not Constantinople, itʹs Istanbul.

In 1877, Harvard and Manchester played a record 24 innings. At the end, the game was a 0-0 draw.

In 1911, Actor-comedian Phil Silvers was born in New York City.

In 1925, Ray Schalk, catcher with the Chicago White Sox, caught a baseball…dropped from the top of the Chicago Tribune Tower, 460 feet high.

In 1935, The Silly Symphony film, “Water Babies” is released.

In 1937, “SPAM” was registered as a trademark by Hormel Foods, producer of the canned meat product.

In 1955, 05 x 11 = 55

In 1956, “The Pinky Lee Show”, second run, TV Childrens; last aired on NBC.

In 1959, R.C., “Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb)” by Edward Byrnes and Connie Stevens peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.

In 1963, R.C., “Puff (The Magic Dragon)” by Peter, Paul and Mary peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.

In 1968, Richard Harris released “MacArthur Park”. Someone left that cake out in the rain, and heʹll never have that recipe again. Oh no!

In 1969, And now for something completely different, the Monty Python comedy troupe formed in Great Britain.

In 1974, On the cover of TV Guide: “Bob Newhart and Peter Bonerz of Bob Newhart Show”. Other Articles: Nova

In 1974, R.C., “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Frank Sinatra peaked at #83 on the pop singles chart.

In 1974, R.C., “Tubular Bells” by Mike Oldfield peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart.

In 1974, “Billy, Donʹt Be A Hero” by Donaldson, Bo and The Heywoods entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1974, AMERICAN BANDSTAND Guests: BO DONALDSON and THE HEYWOODS (“BILLY DONʹT BE A HERO”)

In 1981, Frank Zappaʹs album [30] TINSELTOWN REBELLION was released.

In 1981, Frank Zappaʹs album [31] SHUT UP ʹNʹ PLAY YER GUITAR was released.

In 1985, Chester Gould American cartoonist who introduced crime and violence into the comics with the creation of “Dick Tracy” died. He created a roguesʹ gallery of bizarre criminals and masterminded the strip until his retirement in 1977.

In 1988, While the writerʹs strike rages on, Johnny Carson writes his own material and goes back on the air with a new “Tonight Show” for the first time in two months.

In 1989, “Meet The Raisins” video by California Raisins was certified Gold, Platinum, and Multi Platinum 1.00 by the RIAA

In 1994, The movie “Naked Gun 33 ⅓: The Final Insult” opened in movie theaters in France.

In 1994, “Naked Gun 33 ⅓: The Final Insult,” released in France.

In 1997, IBMʹs “Deep Blue” computer demolished an overwhelmed Garry Kasparov, winning the six-game chess re-match between man and machine in New York.

In 1999, Bobby Jones of the Colorado Rockies beat Bobby Jones of the New York Mets. It was the only time in the 20th century two starting major league pitchers had the same name…in the same game. Bobby M. Jones played for the Rockies. Bobby J. Jones was his opponent.

In 2001, Writer Douglas Adams, author of “The Hitchhikerʹs Guide to the Galaxy,” died in Santa Barbara, California, at age 49.

In 2002, On the cover of TV Guide: “Dinotopia” or one of the three “Star Wars: Attack of the Clones” covers for no appearent reason whatsoever except to sell more fluff books for money.

In 2018, “BattleBots” returned to be airing new episodes on Discovery Channel/Science.

In 2018, “The Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle” began airing on Amazon Video

In 2055, 05 x 11 = 55

Novelty Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1946, “Sioux City Sue” by Bing Crosby And The Jesters charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1946, “Shoo Fly Pie And Apple Pan Dowdy” by Dinah Shore charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1946, “Bumble Boogie” by Freddy Martin / Jack Fina charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Little Darlin'” by The Diamonds charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “School Day (Ring! Ring! Goes The Bell)” by Chuck Berry charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Mangos” by Rosemary Clooney charted at number 30 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Banana Boat (Day-O)” by Stan Freberg charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Little Darlin'” by The Gladiolas charted at number 54 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Puff The Magic Dragon” by Peter, Paul And Mary charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “If You Wanna Be Happy” by Jimmy Soul charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by The Beach Boys charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Do The Bird” by Dee Dee Sharp charted at number 46 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Mr. Bass Man” by Johnny Cymbal charted at number 59 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “The Unicorn” by The Irish Rovers charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Summertime Blues” by Blue Cheer charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo)” by Manfred Mann charted at number 31 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Loving You Has Made Me Bananas” by Guy Marks charted at number 51 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Yummy, Yummy, Yummy” by Ohio Express charted at number 62 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Unwind” by Ray Stevens charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “I Have A Dream” by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. charted at number 91 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Streak” by Ray Stevens charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Midnight At The Oasis” by Maria Muldaur charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “My Girl Bill” by Jim Stafford charted at number 29 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Billy, Don't Be A Hero” by Bo Donaldson And The Heywoods charted at number 38 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Frank Sinatra charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Billy, Don't Be A Hero” by Paper Lace charted at number 100 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “One Night In Bangkok” by Murray Head charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody” by David Lee Roth charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Smuggler's Blues” by Glenn Frey charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Basketball” by Kurtis Blow charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “People Are Still Having Sex” by LaTour charted at number 38 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Signs” by Tesla charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “How To Dance” by Bingoboys Featuring Princessa charted at number 82 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “The Star Spangled Banner” by Whitney Houston charted at number 87 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)” by Los del Rio charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Amish Paradise” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Peaches” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 65 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “I'm Gonna Miss Her (The Fishin' Song)” by Brad Paisley charted at number 59 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Harlem Shake” by Baauer charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1957, “Mangos” by Rosemary Clooney charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Deck Of Cards” by Wink Martindale charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Let's Turkey Trot” by Little Eva charted at number 24 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Mr. Bass Man” by Johnny Cymbal charted at number 43 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Fireball XL5” by Don Spencer charted at number 44 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Simon Says” by 1910 Fruitgum Company charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Summertime Blues” by Eddie Cochran charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Remember You're A Womble” by The Wombles charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Night Chicago Died” by Paper Lace charted at number 14 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Spiders And Snakes” by Jim Stafford charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Billy, Don't Be A Hero” by Paper Lace charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by The Carpenters charted at number 44 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “19” by Paul Hardcastle charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Clouds Across The Moon” by The RAH Band charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Jailhouse Rap” by Fat Boys charted at number 63 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Like A Virgin” by Lords Of The New Church charted at number 96 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Deep, Deep Trouble” by The Simpsons Featuring Bart And Homer charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

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

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 64 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in Australia

In 1963, “Puff The Magic Dragon” by Peter, Paul And Mary charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Mr. Bass Man” by Johnny Cymbal charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Simon Says” by 1910 Fruitgum Company charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Underneath The Arches / Friday Kind Of Monday” by Johnny Farnham charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo)” by Manfred Mann charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Farewell Aunty Jack / Doin' The Aunty Jack” by Grahame Bond charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “I'm An Individual” by Jacko charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “One Night In Bangkok” by Murray Head charted at number 24 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “How To Dance” by Bingoboys Featuring Princessa charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Do The Bartman” by The Simpsons charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Deep, Deep Trouble” by The Simpsons Featuring Bart And Homer charted at number 37 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Peaches” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 29 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 41 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1985, “One Night In Bangkok” by Murray Head charted at number 5 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody” by David Lee Roth charted at number 21 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Nuclear Waste” by Herbs charted at number 44 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Deep, Deep Trouble” by The Simpsons Featuring Bart And Homer charted at number 10 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Do The Bartman” by The Simpsons charted at number 48 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Peaches” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 14 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 19 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo charted at number 33 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Lump” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 46 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1991, “Do The Bartman” by The Simpsons charted at number 8 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Deep, Deep Trouble” by The Simpsons Featuring Bart And Homer charted at number 20 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Bobby Brown” by Frank Zappa charted at number 30 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “How To Dance” by Bingoboys Featuring Princessa charted at number 38 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Peaches” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 50 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo charted at number 51 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Captain Jack” by Captain Jack charted at number 52 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in Austria

In 1991, “How To Dance” by Bingoboys Featuring Princessa charted at number 3 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Do The Bartman” by The Simpsons charted at number 24 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 2 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

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

Novelty Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1985, “Once In A Lifetime (Live)” by Talking Heads charted at number 35 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “How To Dance” by Bingoboys Featuring Princessa charted at number 11 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Do The Bartman” by The Simpsons charted at number 69 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Deep, Deep Trouble” by The Simpsons Featuring Bart And Homer charted at number 75 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Drill Instructor” by Captain Jack charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Captain Jack” by Captain Jack charted at number 3 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in France

In 1985, “One Night In Bangkok” by Murray Head charted at number 14 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo charted at number 9 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in Norway

In 1968, “Simon Says” by 1910 Fruitgum Company charted at number 8 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Bobby Brown” by Frank Zappa charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1968, “The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo)” by Manfred Mann charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Simon Says” by 1910 Fruitgum Company charted at number 7 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 28 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Do The Bartman” by The Simpsons charted at number 12 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Stairway To Heaven” by Frank Zappa charted at number 21 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Wiggle It” by 2 In A Room charted at number 25 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Drill Instructor” by Captain Jack charted at number 13 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Captain Jack” by Captain Jack charted at number 30 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1996, “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo charted at number 39 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Novelty Songs Charting in Canada

In 1968, “Summertime Blues” by Blue Cheer charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “The Unicorn” by The Irish Rovers charted at number 31 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Loving You Has Made Me Bananas” by Guy Marks charted at number 54 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Red, Red Wine” by Neil Diamond charted at number 58 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Tip-Toe Through The Tulips With Me” by Tiny Tim charted at number 67 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Unwind” by Ray Stevens charted at number 75 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Jelly Jungle (Of Orange Marmalade)” by The Lemon Pipers charted at number 79 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1968, “Yummy, Yummy, Yummy” by Ohio Express charted at number 81 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Midnight At The Oasis” by Maria Muldaur charted at number 19 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Streak” by Ray Stevens charted at number 33 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “My Girl Bill” by Jim Stafford charted at number 50 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Billy, Don't Be A Hero” by Paper Lace charted at number 67 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Once You Understand” by Think charted at number 75 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Frank Sinatra charted at number 99 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “One Night In Bangkok” by Murray Head charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody” by David Lee Roth charted at number 14 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs May 11, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Mon May the 11 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 132 of the year
Serialnumber = 43950
Julian date = 2458969 O.S.= 4 - 28 - 2020

Calendar

Holidays

National Hospital Week (Day 2)
Salvation Army Week
[Ireland] Feis Ceoil music festival (1897)
Alcohol and Other Drug Related Birth Defects Week (Day 2)
Kiwanis Prayer Week (Day 2)
National Educational Bosses Week (Day 2)
National Hamburger Week (Day 2)
National Historic Preservation Week (Day 2)
National Nursing Home Week (Day 2)
National Osteoporosis Prevention Week (Day 2)
National Safe Kids Week (Day 2)
National Salvation Army Week (Day 2)
National Small Business Week (Day 2)
National Stuttering Awareness Week (Day 2)
Universal Family Week (Day 2)
National Police Week (Day 2)
Chair Birthday
Fire Insurance Day
Jamestown Landing Day
Surrealistic Art Day
White Christmas in May (Irving Berlin b. 1888)
[Ancient Rome] Lemuria; a. d. v Id. Maias
[Jamaica] Bob Marley Day (1981)
[Laos] Constitution Day (1947)
[Minnesota] Admission Day (1858)
[USA] Spring Ghost Tales Day
National Transportation Week (Day 2)
[USA] National Transportation Week (Day 2)

Reminders

Astrological Sign: Gemini: The Twins (5-21 thru 6-20); Ruling Planet: Mercury. Element: Air. Traits: Mentally active, talkative, versatile. Body part associated with this sign: The arms. Occupations: Crafts, communications, work dealing with intricate problems, sales, small businesses.
Flowers: Hawthorne and Lily of the Valley
Gem: Emerald and Agate
Full Moon: the Flower Moon, the Song Moon and the Hare Moon or the Faery Moon.
Better Hearing Month
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Breathe Easy Month
Correct Posture Month
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Electrical Safety Month
Family Support Month
Foot Health Month
Freedom Shrine Month
Fresh Florida Tomato Month
Gazpacho Aficionado Time
Good Car Keeping Month
Healthy Baby Month
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
International Better Hearing Month
Iowa Tourism Month
May's name comes from the Latin word maiores, or elders.
Mental Health Month
Modern Dance Month
Motorcycle Awareness Month
National Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month
National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Month
National Arthritis Month
National Asparagus Month
National Barbecue Month
National Bike Month
National Birds of Prey Month
National Car Maintainence Month
National Correct Posture Month
National Digestive Disease Awareness Month
National Duckling Month
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National Foster Care Month
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National Salad Month
National Senior Citizen Month
National Senior Travel Month
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National Strawberry Month
National Stroke Awareness Month
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National Traume Awareness Month
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Older Americans Month
Peace Month
Person History Awareness Month
Project Safe Baby Month
REACT CB-Radio Month
Revise Your Work Schedule Month
Sight Saving Month
Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
Social Sciences Books Month
Touring Theatre Month
Ceremony for Rain (celebrated in Guatemala).
Lumeria (Roman festival honoring the lemures, the earth-wandering spirits of passed-over family members who return to the earth).
The three-day festival of the Frost Saints, Mammertus, Pancras, and Servatus begins (France).
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