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

Last Updated 07-21-2019

🎭Lucie Arnaz -- is 68 in the year 2019 and 69 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1951
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Hollywood; Lucille Ball & Desi's daughter; Laurence Luckinbill's wife
TV Shows: Here's Lucy (as Kim Carter), Sons & Daughters, The Lucie Arnaz Show
Movie Titles: The Jazz Singer, Down to You, Smoking/Non-Smoking

✍🎭Tim Brooke-Taylor -- is 79 in the year 2019 and 80 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1940
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, English
TV Shows: At Last the 1948 Show (as various), The Goodies (as Tim Brooke-Taylor, etc.), Bananaman (as narrator, etc.), Me and My Girl (as Derek Yates)
Movie Titles: Monty Python Live at the Hollywood Bowl (writer)

🎭Mark Burnett -- is 59 in the year 2019 and 60 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1960
Producer/Director, English
TV Shows: Survivor, The Apprentice, Shark Tank, Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?

🎭Shauna Case -- is 22 in the year 2019 and 23 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1997 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Incredible Chew (sketch performer)

🎭Jack Davidson -- is 83 in the year 2019 and 84 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1936
Actor
Movie Titles: Trading Places, The Secret of My Success, Shock Waves, Baby It's You

🎭Nancy Giles -- is 59 in the year 2019 and 60 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1960 N.S.
Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: China Beach (as Frankie Bunsen)
Movie Titles: Big, Working Girl

🎭🎵David Hasselhoff -- is 67 in the year 2019 and 68 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1952
TV/Movie/Soap Actor, TV Producer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Baltimore, MD; Catherine Hickland's ex-husband
Misc: Germans love his singing; starred in an infamous youtube video eating a cheeseburger on the floor
TV Shows: Knight Rider (as Michael "Long" Knight), Baywatch (as Mitch Bucannon, also on Baywatch Nights)

🎭🎵Mimi Hines -- is 86 in the year 2019 and 87 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1933
Actress, Comedienne, Singer, Canadian

🎭Michael Khoury -- is 23 in the year 2019 and 24 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1996 N.S.
Actor, Comedian

🎭Daimaou Kosaka -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1973 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Japanese

📰🎭Beth Littleford -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1968 N.S.
Correspondent, Actress
TV Shows: The Hard times of RJ Berger, The Daily Show, Dog with a Blog (as Ellen Jennings)
Movie Titles: Crazy Stupid Love, Drillbit Taylor

🎭Billie Catherine Lourd -- is 27 in the year 2019 and 28 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1992 N.S.
Actress
Names/Places: Carrie Fisher & Bryan's girl
TV Shows: Scream Queens (as Chanel #3)
Movie Titles: Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: Episode VIII

James McCormick -- is 85 in the year 2019 and 86 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1934
Comedy Writer

✍🎵Peter "P.D.Q. Bach" Schickele -- is 84 in the year 2019 and 85 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1935
Satirist, Arranger, Composer, Musician, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: NN: P.D.Q. Bach: The Last & Least of Bach's Many Children
Misc: b. 1807, d.1742 (implausible?); film, TV, & theater scores

⛪🎭Donald Sutherland -- is 84 in the year 2019 and 85 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1935
Protestant, Movie Actor, Producer, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in John, N.B.
Misc: b. 1932? 1935?
Movie Titles: The Italian Job, The Hunger Games (series), M*A*S*H, Klute, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Ordinary People, Backdraft, Space Cowboys

🎭Alex Winter -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.7/17/1965
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, English
TV Shows: Jimmy Kimmel Live! (director), Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventures
Movie Titles: Freaked, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey, Deep Web (director)

💰🎭James Cagney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1899 d.3/30/1986 (86)
Founder, Movie/Stage Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: RN:James Cagney Jr.; b. in New York City; Jeanne's brother; d. in Stanfordville, New York
Movie Titles: Yankee Doodle Dandy, White Heat, Angels with Dirty Faces, One Two Three

🎨🎭🎵Phyllis Diller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1917 d.8/20/2012 (95)
Painter, Actress, Comedienne, Panelist, Pianist
Names/Places: b. in Lima, OH; NN:Wizard of Ooze; RLN:Driver
TV Shows: The Gong Show (panelist), The Hollywood Squares (panelist), The Pruitts of Southhampton, The Beautiful Phyllis Diller Show, Bold & The Beautiful

🎭Michael "Mike" Elliott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1946 d.12/23/2014 (68)
Actor, Comedian, Personality, English
Names/Places: NN:Mike the Mouth
Misc: radio personality

🎵🎷Vince Guaraldi -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1928 d.2/6/1976 (47)
Songwriter, Bandleader, Jazz Pianist
Misc: wrote music for Charlie Brown TV specials
Group Names: Vince Guaraldi Trio

🎭Jeremy Hardy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1961 N.S. d.2/1/2019 N.S. (57)
Comedian, English

✍🎭Art Linkletter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/17/1912 d.5/26/2010 (97)
Hall of Famer, Author, Radio Actor, TV Talk Show Host, Variety Show Host, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
TV Shows: Kids Say the Darndest Things, Life with Linkletter, People Are Funny, Art Linkletter's House Party

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✍🎭Pat McCormick -- Birth 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)

🎭Harvey Atkin -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/18/1942 N.S. d.7/17/2017 N.S. (74)
Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Cagney and Lacey (as Ronald Coleman), The Super Mario Bros. Show
Movie Titles: Heavy Metal, Meatballs

🎭Gary Beach -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/10/1947 N.S. d.7/17/2018 N.S. (70)
Actor
Movie Titles: The Producers (also in the stage production)

🏆⚾"Dizzy" Dean -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/16/1911 d.7/17/1974 (63)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Announcer, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: b. in Lukas, AR; RFN:Jerome Jan Hannah
Misc: 4x All-Star, 4x MLB strikeout leader, 2x MLB wins leader, NL MVP 1934; St. Louis Cardinal "Gashouse Gang" colorful pitcher; Dean won 163 games and lost 101. His lifetime ERA was 3.03. He once struck out 17 batters in a single game, then a record, but since bettered (Roger Clemens fanned 20); mentioned in "Who's On First?"; Cardinals #17 retired and in Cardinals Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1930, 1932-1937), Chicago Cubs (1938-1941), St. Louis Browns (1947)

🎭🎵Cliff Edwards -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/14/1895 d.7/17/1971 (76)
Stage Actor, Vaudevillan, Cartoon Voice Actor, Composer, Singer, Ukelele
Names/Places: NN:Ukulele Ike
Misc: Jiminy Cricket voicist; not d. 7-18

🎭🎵Ray Jessel -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/23/1929 d.7/17/2015 (85)
TV/Soap Actor, Comedian, Novelty Singer
Misc: some say b. 1923

🎵Don Rich -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/15/1941 d.7/17/1974 (32)
Country Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Buckaroos (Buck Owens' backup band)
TV Shows: Hee Haw

🎵Larry Wayne Stevens -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/18/1939 N.S. d.7/17/2016 N.S. (77)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Gospel Singer, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: aka Gary Sanford Paxton
Group Names: Skip and Flip, The Hollywood Argyles
Song Titles: Alley Oop (producer and singer for The Hollywood Argyles), Monster Mash (producer for Bobby "Boris" Pickett)

🎭🎵Elaine Stritch -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/2/1925 N.S. d.7/17/2014 N.S. (89)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, Panelist, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Detroit
TV Shows: Pantomime Quiz, The Growing Paynes, Ellen Burstyn Show
Movie Titles: Small Time Crooks

🎭🎵Fred Tomlinson -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/18/1927 N.S. d.7/17/2016 N.S. (88)
Comedian, Singer
Group Names: The Fred Tomlinson Singers (lead)
Song Titles: The Lumberjack Song (wrote for Monty Python)
TV Shows: Monty Python's Flying Circus, The Two Ronnies

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In 1841, The first issue of “Punch,” the English humor periodical, was published in London, England.

In 1917, Comedian and actress Phyllis Diller was born in Lima, Ohio.

In 1935, The entertainment trade publication “Variety” ran its famous headline, “Sticks Nix Hick Pix” which might be translated as “rural America dislikes rural-themed movies”

In 1937, Elmer J. Fudd, Cartoon Character, debut as Egghead in the cartoon “Egghead Rides Again” by Warner Bros.

In 1937, R.C., “The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down” hits number one on the pop singles chart by Shep Fields. This became the theme song for the Warner Brothers cartoon series “Looney Tunes.”

In 1938, Douglas Corrigan took off from Floyd Bennett Field in New York for a return flight to California but lost his bearings in the clouds, he said, and flew instead to Ireland. He became an instant celebrity called “Wrong Way” Corrigan.

In 1943, “Oh! By Jingo!” Makes The Pop Chart by Spike Jones and the City Slickers; will peak at #20.

In 1948, “Woody Woodpecker” Makes The Pop Chart by Mel Blanc; will peak at number two.

In 1953, On the cover of TV Guide: “Lucy and Desi”. Other Articles: House Party, Kukla, Fran and Ollie

In 1954, Mickey, Donald and company began construction on Disneyland in Anaheim, California. Their plans arenʹt Goofy: Doors to the theme park open exactly one year later.

In 1954, Groucho Marx married his third wife, Eden Hartford, the sister of actress and former Vogue model Dee Harford

In 1955, Disneyland, the Happiest Place on Earth, had its grand opening day in Anaheim, California (yup, itʹs not in Los Angeles County!) Disneyland opened the gates to “The Happiest Place on Earth” in Anaheim, California. In the famous theme parkʹs first year of operation, some four-million people visited Main Street USA, Fantasyland, Frontierland and Tomorrowland. On its opening day, Disneyland held a gala TV broadcast featuring Walt Disney, Bob Cummings, Art Linkletter and Ronald Reagan. WALT DISNEY said it would never be completed “so long as there is imagination left in the world”. You can tell that the park was a real Mickey Mouse operation!

In 1956, “The Snooky Lanson Show”, TV Music; debut on NBC.

In 1961, “The Spike Jones Show”, TV Variety, returned on CBS.

In 1965, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of McHaleʹs Navy”. Other Articles: Disney, Gilligan, Bewitched

In 1965, BREAKING INTO THE TOP 10 HERMANS HERMITS and “IʹM HENRY THE EIGHTH I AM”

In 1968, “Yellow Submarine,” the Beatlesʹ animated film, premiered at the London Pavilion in London. John, Paul and George attend the screening. It opened in America several months later and became a great success. The film was based on the BEATLES song and characters opens in London. Included on its soundtrack along with the Title Song, “ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE”.

In 1968, The Beatles animated movie, “Yellow Submarine” debuts in London at the Pavilion Theatre. John, Paul and George attend the screening.

In 1973, Weʹre off to see the wizard, the wonderful Wizard of…Odds??? Yes, thatʹs the name of the newest TV game show on NBC-TV “The Wizard of Odds” a game show hosted by Alex Trebek. Alex would later become even more famous hosting a syndicated version of Jeopardy in the mid 1980s, thanks to “Weird Al” Yankovicʹs video revival of the original version of Jeopardy parodying a song by the same name which had nothing to do with the game show whatsoever. Anyway, what are the odds of that happening again?

In 1980, Ronald Reagan formally accepts Republican nomination for president.

In 1982, Frank Zappa and his 14 year old daughter Moon Unit have a novelty hit with “Valley Girl.” It debuts at #75. Val-speak makes its way to commercials and network television. (Remember the CBS sitcom, “Square Pegs”? It starred Sarah Jessica Parker before she had “Sex and the City” on HBO)

In 1982, “Valley Girl” by Frank Zappa and his 14-year-old daughter Moon Unit entered the pop music charts. It hit number one in the Los Angeles area.

In 1986, This Date in Susan Lucci Loses An Emmy History: the 13th Daytime Emmy Awards were presented, and Susan Lucci lost for seventh time. Guess neither seven or 13 were Susanʹs lucky numbers.

In 1987, The film, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” is re-released in theaters.

In 1987, The science-fiction film “Robocop” starring Peter Weller opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1990, Husseinʹs Revolutionary Day speech claims Kuwait stole oil from Iraq.

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

In 1993, “Weird Al” Yankovic recorded “Bohemian Polka” and “Harvey The Wonder Hamster” for his Alapalooza CD.

In 1994, Fragments of comet Shoemaker-Levy Nine continued to smash into the planet Jupiter at 60 kilometers per second, sending up towering fireballs. Images from various satellites and the Hubble Space Telescope display the impact and show the formation of a large dark spot and plumes of fire and gas that reached out over thousands of miles into space.

In 1995, Forbes Mag announces Bill Gates is the richest man in world ($12.9B).

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

In 2007, “The Bill Engvall Show” premiered on TBS.

In 2014, Broadway performer Elaine Stritch, 89, died in Birmingham, Michigan.

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1948, “Woody Woodpecker” by Kay Kyser / Gloria Wood charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “William Tell Overture (Feedlebaum)” by Spike Jones And His City Slickers Featuring Doodles Weaver charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “Toolie Oolie Doolie (The Yodel Polka)” by The Andrews Sisters charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “I'm Henry VIII I Am” by Herman's Hermits charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “You Turn Me On (Turn On Song)” by Ian Whitcomb And Bluesville charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Wooly Bully” by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Laurie (Strange Things Happen)” by Dickey Lee charted at number 17 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “I Want Candy” by Strangeloves charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “When You're Hot, You're Hot” by Jerry Reed charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Signs” by Five Man Electrical Band charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Ajax Liquor Store” by Hudson And Landry charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Saturday Morning Confusion” by Bobby Russell charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Framed” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Don't Touch Me There” by The Tubes charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Hey Shirley (This Is Squirrely)” by Shirley And Squirrely charted at number 91 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Vacation” by The Go-Go's charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Hooked On Swing” by Larry Elgart And His Manhattan Swing Orchestra charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Out Of Work” by Gary U.S. Bonds charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Who Can It Be Now?” by Men At Work charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Valley Girl” by Frank Zappa With Moon Unit Zappa charted at number 75 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Insane In The Brain” by Cypress Hill charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Three Little Pigs” by Green Jellÿ charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Creep” by Radiohead charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Dur dur d'être bébé! (It's Tough To Be A Baby)” by Jordy charted at number 61 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Pets” by Porno For Pyros charted at number 67 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “All Star” by Smash Mouth charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 100 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Redneck Woman” by Gretchen Wilson charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Girls Lie Too” by Terri Clark charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1965, “Wooly Bully” by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs charted at number 14 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Goodbye” by Peter Cook And Dudley Moore charted at number 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “The Clapping Song” by Shirley Ellis charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Ballad Of Spotty Muldoon” by Peter Cook charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Chirpy Chirpy, Cheep Cheep” by Middle Of The Road charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Combine Harvester” by The Wurzels charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “One Piece At A Time” by Johnny Cash And The Tennessee Three charted at number 33 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Happy Talk” by Captain Sensible charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Da Da Da I Don't Love You You Don't Love Me Aha Aha Aha” by Trio charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Iko Iko” by Natasha charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Murphy's Law” by Cheri charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Beatles Movie Medley” by The Beatles charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “I Want Candy” by Bow Wow Wow charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Chalk Dust (The Umpire Strikes Back)” by The Brat charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Arthur Daley ('E's Alright)” by The Firm (U.K.) charted at number 56 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “House Of Fun” by Madness charted at number 65 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Clapping Song / Blame” by The Belle Stars charted at number 66 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Margate” by Chas 'n' Dave charted at number 67 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Three Little Pigs” by Green Jellÿ charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Supermodel (You Better Work)” by RuPaul charted at number 72 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Louie Louie” by The Three Amigos charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)” by Baz Luhrmann charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “DooDah!” by Cartoons charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Dragostea Din Teï” by O-Zone charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2010, “We No Speak Americano” by Yolanda Be Cool And DCUP charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2010, “We No Speak Americano” by Marco Calliari charted at number 63 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1965, “(Do) The Hucklebuck / I Ran All The Way Home” by Brendan Bowyer charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Chick-A-Boom (Don't Ya Jes' Love It)” by Daddy Dewdrop charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Chirpy Chirpy, Cheep Cheep” by Middle Of The Road charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Chirpy Chirpy, Cheep Cheep” by Lally Stott charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Welcome Back / Warm Baby” by John Sebastian charted at number 27 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody / I'm In Love With My Car” by Queen charted at number 35 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Sixteen Tons / Who I Really Am” by The Don Harrison Band charted at number 54 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “I.O.U. / Let's Pick Up The Pieces” by Jimmy Dean charted at number 56 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “One Piece At A Time / Go On Blues” by Johnny Cash And The Tennessee Three charted at number 82 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Put Another Log On The Fire (Male Chauvinist National Anthem) / Slap Your Draughty Blue Jeans” by Bill And Boyd charted at number 94 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Mickey / Hanging Around” by Toni Basil charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Don't Talk To Strangers / Comic Book Heroes / I'm Your Superman” by Rick Springfield charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “I Know What Boys Like / It's My Car” by The Waitresses charted at number 44 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight / Rhythm, Movement And Throbbing” by Tight Fit charted at number 45 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Vacation / Beatnik Beach” by The Go-Go's charted at number 59 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Push Th' Little Daisies” by Ween charted at number 23 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Insane In The Brain” by Jason Nevins Vs. Cypress Hill charted at number 35 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Hi! My Name Is” by Eminem charted at number 39 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “All Star” by Smash Mouth charted at number 41 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2010, “We No Speak Americano” by Yolanda Be Cool And DCUP charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1976, “Gumboots” by Fred Dagg (John Clarke) charted at number 12 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 15 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Maoris On 45” by The Consorts charted at number 11 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” by Tight Fit charted at number 36 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Wordy Rappinghood” by Tom Tom Club charted at number 45 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Jump Around” by House Of Pain charted at number 45 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Hi! My Name Is” by Eminem charted at number 25 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Tarzan And Jane” by Toy-Box charted at number 27 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Flat Beat” by Mr. Oizo charted at number 31 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2010, “We No Speak Americano” by Yolanda Be Cool And DCUP charted at number 4 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1999, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Lou Bega charted at number 1 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 6 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “We're Going To Ibiza!” by Vengaboys charted at number 13 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)” by Baz Luhrmann charted at number 19 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 22 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Best Friend” by Toy-Box charted at number 31 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1982, “Da da da ich lieb dich nicht du liebst mich nicht aha aha aha” by Trio charted at number 2 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Da da da ich weiß Bescheid, du weißt Bescheid” by Frank Zander charted at number 4 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Ça plane pour moi” by Leila K. charted at number 12 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Lou Bega charted at number 1 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 13 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 22 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Funky Cold Medina 'Y2K” by Tone Loc meets ZZ Bros. charted at number 33 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1965, “Wooly Bully” by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Hocus Pocus” by Focus charted at number 16 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Breaker, Breaker” by The Outlaws charted at number 28 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Da Da Da I Don't Love You You Don't Love Me Aha Aha Aha” by Trio charted at number 15 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “I Want Candy” by Bow Wow Wow charted at number 23 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Beatles Movie Medley” by The Beatles charted at number 28 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Creep” by Radiohead charted at number 36 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Lou Bega charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Best Friend” by Toy-Box charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “We're Going To Ibiza!” by Vengaboys charted at number 13 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Witch Doctor” by Cartoons charted at number 23 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)” by Baz Luhrmann charted at number 26 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Tarzan And Jane” by Toy-Box charted at number 32 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 42 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” by Eiffel 65 charted at number 71 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “All Star” by Smash Mouth charted at number 73 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Simultaneous” by Chef (Isaac Hayes) charted at number 90 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1993, “Les boules” by Jordy charted at number 14 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” by Eiffel 65 charted at number 2 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 8 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “We're Going To Ibiza!” by Vengaboys charted at number 32 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 48 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Flat Beat” by Mr. Oizo charted at number 53 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Witch Doctor” by Cartoons charted at number 57 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Hi! My Name Is” by Eminem charted at number 79 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1971, “Chirpy Chirpy, Cheep Cheep” by Middle Of The Road charted at number 2 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Der Kommissar” by Falco charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Lou Bega charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)” by Baz Luhrmann charted at number 12 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “We're Going To Ibiza!” by Vengaboys charted at number 16 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1971, “Chirpy Chirpy, Cheep Cheep” by Middle Of The Road charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Down Under” by Men At Work charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Da da da ich lieb dich nicht du liebst mich nicht aha aha aha” by Trio charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Da da da ich weiß Bescheid, du weißt Bescheid” by Frank Zander charted at number 8 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Ça plane pour moi” by Leila K. charted at number 20 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Lou Bega charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Wild, Wild West” by Will Smith Featuring Dru Hill And Kool Mo Dee charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “The Rigga-Ding-Dong-Song” by Passion Fruit charted at number 18 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 28 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “We're Going To Ibiza!” by Vengaboys charted at number 48 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs July 17, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Fri Jul the 17 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 199 of the year
Serialnumber = 44017
Julian date = 2459036 O.S.= 7 - 4 - 2020

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Holidays

Feast of St. Alexius, confessor.
Captive Nations Week (Day 6)
National Therapeutic Recreation Week (Day 6)
[Gabon] Independence day (1960)
[Iraq] Revolution Day/National Day (1968)
[Mexico] Day of National Mourning (Alvaro Obregon, Benito Juarez) (thru 7-18)
[Puerto Rico] Mu¤oz Rivera Day (1859)
[South Korea] Constitution Day (1948)
[USA] Wrong Way Corrigan Day.
[USA] National POW/MIA Recognition Day (1981 and 1982 only)
Birthday of Isis (celebrated in Egypt).
Disneyland Day
Geographers' Day.
Munoz-Rivera's Birthday (Puerto Rico).
SpaceWeek International Week (Day 2)

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)
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Ice Cream Month
Minority Tourism Month
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National Baked Beans Month
National Eye Exam Month
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National Hitchhiking Month.
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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
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Alpha Lyrid telescopic meteor shower, radiant near Vega (_ Lyrae) (thru 7-20)
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