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Music Almanac: Today in Births and Deaths (sorted by name), World Singles Chart Debuts and Peaks August 2

Last Updated 12-05-2019

✍🎭🎮🎵Kim Strauss -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.8/2/1968 or 8/2/1946 N.S. or 8/2/1953 N.S.
Author, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Hypnotist, Video Game Voice Actor, Songwriter, Singer
TV Shows: Naruto, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Young & The Restless, Babylon 5
Movie Titles: Million Dollar Baby
Video Games: Bleach (series), Blue Dragon (series), Ace Combat (series), Grand Theft Auto V, Tales of Symphonia (series)

✍🎭🎮🎵Kim Strauss -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.8/2/1968 or 8/2/1946 N.S. or 8/2/1953 N.S.
Author, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Hypnotist, Video Game Voice Actor, Songwriter, Singer
TV Shows: Naruto, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Young & The Restless, Babylon 5
Movie Titles: Million Dollar Baby
Video Games: Bleach (series), Blue Dragon (series), Ace Combat (series), Grand Theft Auto V, Tales of Symphonia (series)

✍🎭🎮🎵Kim Strauss -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.8/2/1968 or 8/2/1946 N.S. or 8/2/1953 N.S.
Author, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Hypnotist, Video Game Voice Actor, Songwriter, Singer
TV Shows: Naruto, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Young & The Restless, Babylon 5
Movie Titles: Million Dollar Baby
Video Games: Bleach (series), Blue Dragon (series), Ace Combat (series), Grand Theft Auto V, Tales of Symphonia (series)

🎵🎸Butch Vig -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.8/2/1955 or 8/2/1957 N.S.
Music Producer, Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: Garbage

🎵🎸Butch Vig -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.8/2/1955 or 8/2/1957 N.S.
Music Producer, Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: Garbage

🎭🎵🏆Apollonia -- is 60 in the year 2019 and 61 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1959
TV/Movie Actress, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Model
Names/Places: RN:Patricia Kotero
Misc: descent of German, Hispanic, & Italian; b. in 1960 and 1961 are incorrect
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Rams (cheerleader)
Group Names: Vanity 6 (lead), Apollonia 6 (lead)
Song Titles: Sex Shooter, Take Me With You (featured vocalist on the Prince song)
TV Shows: Falcon Crest (as Apollonia)
Movie Titles: Back to Back, Sex Beach, Black Magic Woman, Purple Rain

🎵Jeremy Castle -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1974
Country Singer

🎵Charli XCX -- is 27 in the year 2019 and 28 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1992 N.S.
Songwriter, Singer, English
Names/Places: RN: Charlotte Emma Aitchison

🎵Hank DeVito -- is 71 in the year 2019 and 72 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1948
Music Figure

🎵🎸Les Dudek -- is 67 in the year 2019 and 68 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1952
Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Steve Miller Band, The Allman Brothers Band

🎵Andy Fairweather-Low -- is 71 in the year 2019 and 72 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1948
Music Producer, Songwriter, Pop Singer/Guitarist, Welsh (Wales)
Group Names: Amen Corner

🎭🎵Edward "Eddie" Furlong -- is 42 in the year 2019 and 43 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1977 N.S.
Movie Actor, Producer, Musician
Names/Places: MN:Walter
Movie Titles: Terminator 2: Judgment Day, Pecker, Detroit Rock City, American History X

🎵🎸Devon Glenn -- is 39 in the year 2019 and 40 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1980
Rock & Roll Performer
Group Names: Buckcherry

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🎵Dave Govan -- is 79 in the year 2019 and 80 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1940
Music Figure
Group Names: Jayhawks, Vibrations, Marathons

🎵🎷Steve Hillage -- is 68 in the year 2019 and 69 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1951
Music Producer, Songwriter, Synthesizer, Jazz Guitarist, English
Misc: b. Aug 25?
Group Names: Spyrogyra, soloist

🎵🎸Garth Hudson -- is 82 in the year 2019 and 83 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1937
Hall of Famer, Organist, Rock & Roll Musician, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Woodstock, NY
Misc: sought-after sessionist; some say b. 1942 or 1943
Group Names: The Band

🎵Kathy Lennon -- is 76 in the year 2019 and 77 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1943
Singer
Misc: not b. on August 22, 1942
Group Names: The Lennon Sisters

🎵Jimmy Lowe -- is 64 in the year 2019 and 65 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1955
Country Singer

🎵Mark Naftalin -- is 75 in the year 2019 and 76 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1944
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Composer, Keyboardist, Blues Performer
Group Names: the Paul Butterfield Blues Band

🎵Mojo Nixon -- is 62 in the year 2019 and 63 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1957
Novelty Singer
Song Titles: Elvis is Everywhere, Martha's Muffin, Don Henley Must Die

🎭🎵Butch Patrick -- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1953
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: RN:Patrick Allan Lilley
Misc: b. 1954?; (AP says Aug 2)
Song Titles: What Ever Happened To Eddie?
TV Shows: The Real McCoys (as Greg Howard), The Munsters (as Edward Wolfgang "Eddie" Munster), Lidsville

🎵🎸John Stanier -- is 51 in the year 2019 and 52 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1968
Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: Helmet

🎵🎸Ted Turner -- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1950
Rock & Roll Guitarist
Misc: NOT the CNN guy
Group Names: Wishbone Ash

🎵🎸Joe Lynn Turner -- is 68 in the year 2019 and 69 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1951
Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Rainbow

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🎵Clive Wright -- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1953
Guitarist
Group Names: Cock Robin

🎨✍🎵🎸David Yow -- is 59 in the year 2019 and 60 in the year 2020; b.8/2/1960
Illustrator, Author, Musician, Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Scratch Acid, The Jesus Lizard
Album Titles: Tonight You Look Like a Spider

🎵Homer Banks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1941 N.S. d.4/3/2003 N.S. (61)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Soul Singer

🎵Sir Arthur Bliss -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1891 N.S. d.3/27/1975 N.S. (83)
Composer, Conductor, English
Names/Places: RN:Edward Drummond

🎵Hank Cochran -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1935 d.7/15/2010 (74)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Country Singer
Names/Places: RN:Garland Perry
Misc: in the Country Music Hall of Fame in the Songwriting category

🎨🎭🎵John Cohen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1932 N.S. d.9/16/2019 N.S. (87)
Photographer, Filmmaker, Musicologist, Folk Musician
Group Names: New Lost City Ramblers

🎵Doris Coley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1941 d.2/4/2000 (58)
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Shirelles

🎵🎸Pete DeFreitas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1961 d.6/14/1989 (27)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Drummer, Trinidad And Tobago
Group Names: Echo and the Bunnymen

🎵Andrew Gold -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1951 d.6/3/2011 (59)
Songwriter, Drummer, Guitarist, Pianist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Burbank
Group Names: Wax, soloist

🎵Joe Harnell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1924 d.7/14/2005 (80)
Arranger, Singer, Conductor

🎵Hans Hopf -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1916 d.6/25/1993 (76)
Opera Singer, German

🎵"Fat" Larry James -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1949 d.12/5/1987 (38)
Drummer
Group Names: Fat Larry's Band

🎵Johnny Kemp -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1959 d.4/16/2015 (55)
Singer

🎵Doris Kenner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1941 d.2/4/2000 (58)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: Nee: Jackson; b. in Passaic, NJ
Group Names: The Shirelles

🎵Nanny Larsen-Todsen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1884 d.5/26/1982 (97)
Opera Singer, Swedish

🎭🎵Helen Morgan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1900 d.10/8/1941 (41)
Stage Actress, Singer

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🎵Cesare Sodero -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/2/1886 d.12/16/1947 (61)
Conductor, Italian

🎵Joe Allison -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/3/1924 d.8/2/2002 (77)
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Country Musician

🎵Milton Babbitt -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/10/1916 d.8/2/1965 (49)
Composer

🎵Enrico Caruso -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1873 d.8/2/1921 (48)
Tenor, Opera Singer, Italian
Names/Places: b. and d. in Naples; RFN:Errico

🎵Carlos Chávez -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/13/1899 d.8/2/1978 (79)
Conductor/Composer, Mexican

🎵Brian Cole -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/8/1943 d.8/2/1972 (28)
Singer, Bassist
Misc: d. in 1973?
Group Names: The Association

🎵Betty Jack Davis -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/4/1932 d.8/2/1953 (21)
Country Singer
Group Names: Davis Sisters, Skeeter Davis

🎵Rudolph Ganz -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/24/1877 d.8/2/1972 (95)
Conductor/Composer, Cellist, Pianist, Swiss

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🎵Rosetta Hightower -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/23/1944 d.8/2/2014 (70)
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Orlons

🎵Josef Holbrooke -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/5/1878 d.8/2/1958 (80)
Conductor/Composer, Pianist, English

🎵James Jamerson -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/29/1936 d.8/2/1983 (47)
Hall of Famer, Bassist
Misc: sessionist who played on many Motown classics

🎵Mitch Jayne -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/5/1928 d.8/2/2010 (82)
Country Bassist
Misc: NOT b. 5-7-30
Group Names: The Dillards

🎵Jimmy Jones -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/2/1937 d.8/2/2012 (75)
Falsetto, Pop Singer

🎵🎷Roy Kral -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/10/1921 d.8/2/2002 (80)
Arranger, Composer, Pianist, Jazz Singer

⚖🎵Fela Anikolapu Kuti -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/15/1938 d.8/2/1997 (58)
Politician, Composer, Singer, Keyboardist, Pianist, Saxophonist, Trumpeter, Bandleader, Nigerian
Misc: Afrobeat creator

✍🎭🎵Shari Lewis -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/17/1933 d.8/2/1998 (65)
Children's Author, TV/Stage Actress, Comedienne, TV Hostess, Puppet Actress, Ventriloquist, Dancer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RLN:Hurwitz
Misc: with Lamb Chop; Howard Stern hated puppet shows like hers; some say b. 1934.

🎵Pietro Mascagni -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/7/1863 d.8/2/1945 (81)
Composer, Italian

💰🎭🎵Marguerite Piazza -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/6/1926 d.8/2/2012 (86)
Philanthropist, Actress, Opera Soprano
Misc: some sources give Sep 23, 1921.
TV Shows: Your Show of Shows

🎵Boyd Raeburn -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/27/1913 d.8/2/1966 (52)
Composer, Saxophonist, Bandleader

🎵🎸Billy Lee Riley -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/5/1933 d.8/2/2009 (75)
Singer, Multi-instrumentalist, Rockabilly Singer

🎵Leo Soileau -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/19/1904 d.8/2/1980 (76)
Fiddler, Bandleader, Country Singer
Misc: Cajun style

🎵Redd Stewart -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/27/1923 d.8/2/2003 (80)
Hall of Famer, Pianist, Country Guitarist
Group Names: Golden West Cowboys

🎵Ron Townson -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/29/1933 d.8/2/2001 (68)
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Misc: AP says 1933
Group Names: The Fifth Dimension

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Debuts

In 1952, 😀 “Indian Love Call” by Slim Whitman

In 1958, 😀 “Op” by The Honeycones

In 1947, 😀 “Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)” by Tex Williams

In 1958, 😀 “The Purple People Eater Meets The Witch Doctor” by Joe South

In 2014, 😀 “Word Crimes” by "Weird Al" Yankovic

In 1941, “'Til Reveille” by Bing Crosby With John Scott Trotter And His Orchestra

In 2003, “24's” by T.I.

In 1986, “Ain't Nothin' Goin' On But The Rent” by Gwen Guthrie

In 1980, “All Over The World” by Electric Light Orchestra

In 1958, “Beautiful Delilah” by Chuck Berry

In 1975, “Brazil” by The Ritchie Family

In 1958, “By The Light Of The Silvery Moon” by Jimmy Bowen With The Rhythm Orchids

In 1969, “By The Time I Get To Phoenix” by Mad Lads

In 1997, “Can We?” by SWV Featuring Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott

In 1997, “Can't Get You Out Of My Mind” by Lil Suzy

In 2003, “Can't Hold Us Down” by Christina Aguilera Featuring Lil Kim

In 1969, “Change Of Heart” by Classics IV

In 1997, “Coco Jamboo” by Mr. President

In 1969, “Commotion” by Creedence Clearwater Revival

In 1980, “Darlin'” by Yipes!!

In 2008, “Do You Believe Me Now” by Jimmy Wayne

In 1997, “Do You Like This” by Rome

In 1980, “Don't Ask Me Why” by Billy Joel

In 1986, “Dreamtime” by Daryl Hall

In 1969, “Dynamite Woman” by Sir Douglas Quintet

In 1958, “Early In The Morning” by The Rinky Dinks (Bobby Darin)

In 2014, “Everything I Didn't Say” by 5 Seconds Of Summer

In 1980, “Everything Is Alright” by Spider

In 1997, “Fix” by BLACKstreet Featuring Ol' Dirty Bastard And Slash

In 1975, “Flyin' High” by The Blackbyrds

In 1980, “Fool For Your Loving” by Whitesnake

In 1975, “For Your Love” by Christopher, Paul And Shawn

In 1969, “Goo Goo Barabajagal (Love Is Hot)” by Donovan With The Jeff Beck Group

In 1969, “Green River” by Creedence Clearwater Revival

In 1986, “Heaven In Your Eyes” by Loverboy

In 2008, “Hero” by NAS Featuring Keri Hilson

In 2014, “Hideaway” by Kiesza

In 1980, “Hold Tight” by Jimmy Spheeris

In 2003, “Hole In The World” by The Eagles

In 1969, “Hook And Sling” by Eddie Bo

In 1975, “I Believe I'm Gonna Love You” by Frank Sinatra

In 1975, “I Love Makin' Love To You” by Evie Sands

In 1958, “I'll Get By (As Long As I Have You)” by Billy Williams

In 1969, “In A Moment” by Intrigues

In 1969, “In My Room” by Sagittarius

In 1980, “Jesse” by Carly Simon

In 1958, “Kathy-O” by The Diamonds

In 1969, “Keem-O-Sabe” by The Electric Indian

In 1975, “Lady Blue” by Leon Russell

In 1969, “Let Me Be The Man My Daddy Was” by The Chi-Lites

In 1969, “Let's Call It A Day Girl” by Bobby Vee

In 2014, “Lifestyle” by Rich Gang Featuring Young Thug And Rich Homie Quan

In 1975, “Like They Say In L.A.” by East L.A. Car Pool

In 1975, “Mamacita” by The Grass Roots

In 1958, “Midnight” by Paul Anka

In 1997, “Mo Money Mo Problems” by The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy And Ma$e

In 1958, “Moon Talk” by Perry Como

In 2008, “Need U Bad” by Jazmine Sullivan

In 1969, “Nobody But You Babe” by Clarence Reid

In 2003, “Officially Missing You” by Tamia

In 2008, “Paper Planes” by M.I.A.

In 1941, “Piano Concerto In B Flat” by Freddy Martin And His Orchestra Featuring Jack Fina

In 1986, “Press” by Paul McCartney

In 2008, “Pushin' Me Away” by Jonas Brothers

In 1980, “Rock It” by Lipps, Inc.

In 2014, “Roller Coaster” by Luke Bryan

In 1975, “Run Joey Run” by David Geddes

In 1986, “Ruthless People” by Mick Jagger

In 2003, “Senorita” by Justin Timberlake

In 1969, “Share Your Love With Me” by Aretha Franklin

In 1969, “Simple Song Of Freedom” by Tim Hardin

In 2003, “So Far Away” by Staind

In 1986, “So Far So Good” by Sheena Easton

In 1975, “Solitaire” by The Carpenters

In 1986, “Spirit In The Sky” by Doctor And The Medics

In 1980, “Stranger In My Home Town” by Foghat

In 1986, “Stuck With You” by Huey Lewis And The News

In 1958, “Stupid Cupid” by Connie Francis

In 1975, “Sweet Maxine” by The Doobie Brothers

In 1969, “The Hunter” by Ike And Tina Turner

In 1969, “The Young Folks” by Diana Ross And The Supremes

In 1980, “Turn On Your Light” by In Transit

In 1969, “You Made A Believer (Out Of Me)” by Ruby Andrews

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Debuts

In 1969, 😀 “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither)” by Jane Birkin And Serge Gainsbourg

In 1958, 😀 “Splish Splash” by Bobby Darin

In 2008, “21st Century Life” by Sam Sparro

In 1980, “A Walk In The Park” by Nick Straker Band

In 1997, “Ain't Gonna Cry Again” by Peter Cox

In 1986, “Ain't Nobody Ever Loved You” by Aretha Franklin

In 1980, “All Over The World” by Electric Light Orchestra

In 1997, “Alma Matters” by Morrissey

In 1997, “Baby Come To Me” by Alexander O'Neal And Cherrelle

In 1980, “Back To Front” by Stiff Little Fingers

In 2008, “Because The Night” by Cascada

In 1997, “Bitch” by Meredith Brooks

In 2008, “Built To Last” by Melee

In 2003, “Caught In The Middle” by Cerys Matthews

In 1986, “Come On Home” by Everything But The Girl

In 2003, “Deepest Blue” by Deepest Blue

In 1997, “Dirt” by Death In Vegas

In 1980, “Dream Sequence” by Pauline Murray And The Invisible Girls

In 1986, “Dreamtime” by Daryl Hall

In 1997, “Electric Guitars” by Prefab Sprout

In 1997, “Everybody (Backstreet's Back)” by Backstreet Boys

In 1975, “Fame” by David Bowie

In 1980, “Feels Like I'm In Love” by Kelly Marie

In 1980, “Free Me” by Roger Daltrey

In 2003, “Give Me A Reason” by Triple 8

In 1986, “Glory Of Love” by Peter Cetera

In 1986, “Goldrush” by Yello

In 2003, “Hey Girl” by Delays

In 2003, “Hold It Down / Movin' Fast” by Krust And Die Presents I Kamanchi

In 2014, “How Good It Was” by Courteeners

In 1986, “I Can Prove It” by Phil Fearon

In 2008, “I Like You So Much Better When You're Naked” by Ida Maria

In 1986, “I Sink Them My Way” by Pub Singer

In 2008, “It's Not About You” by Scouting For Girls

In 1958, “Jacqueline” by Bobby Helms

In 1986, “Jerusalem” by Belouis Some

In 2008, “July” by Natty

In 2014, “Jungle” by X Ambassadors Featuring Jamie N Commons

In 2003, “Just Put Your Hand In Mine” by Space Cowboy

In 2003, “Kiss My Eyes” by Bob Sinclar

In 1980, “Last Night Another Soldier” by Angelic Upstarts

In 1997, “Last Night On Earth” by U2

In 1997, “Let The Beat Hit 'Em” by Shena

In 2014, “Louder” by Neon Jungle

In 1975, “Love Will Keep Us Together” by The Captain And Tennille

In 1997, “Magic Carpet Ride” by The Mighty Dub Katz

In 2003, “Maybe Tomorrow” by Stereophonics

In 1997, “Moment Of My Life” by Bobby D'Ambrosio

In 1997, “Mr. Fixit” by Rootjoose

In 1997, “Mulu” by Pussycat

In 2003, “My Religion” by Pulser

In 2003, “Never Gonna Leave Your Side” by Daniel Bedingfield

In 1986, “New York Afternoon” by Mondo Cane

In 1986, “No More 'I Love You's'” by Lover Speaks

In 1986, “No News Is News” by Kreamcicle

In 1986, “Oh Louise” by Junior

In 1980, “Oh Yeah (There's A Band Playing On The Radio)” by Roxy Music

In 1986, “Oh, People” by Patti LaBelle

In 1975, “One Night” by Mud

In 2003, “Over And Over” by Young Heart Attack

In 1986, “Panic” by The Smiths

In 1997, “Picture Of You” by Boyzone

In 1980, “Race With The Devil” by Girlschool

In 2003, “Remixes” by Coldplay

In 1975, “Rochdale Cowboy” by Mike Harding

In 1997, “Rock Me Good” by Universal

In 1997, “Say Nothin'” by Omar

In 2003, “Scream For More / Desenchantee” by Kate Ryan

In 2003, “Share The Blame” by J. Malik Featuring Kathy Brown

In 2003, “Signal” by JD Aka Dready

In 2014, “Sirens” by Cher Lloyd

In 1997, “So Little Time” by Arkarna

In 2003, “Sometimes It Hurts” by Tindersticks

In 2008, “Stryderman” by Tinchy Stryder

In 1975, “Summer Of '42” by Biddu Orchestra

In 1980, “Sunshine Of Your Smile” by Mike Berry

In 1997, “Sun” by John Lydon

In 1969, “Tears Won't Wash Away My Heartache” by Ken Dodd

In 1975, “The Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me” by Gladys Knight And The Pips

In 2003, “The First Word Is The Hardest” by Four Day Hombre

In 2008, “The Girl I Love” by Hamfatter

In 1997, “The Magic Piper (Of Love)” by Edwyn Collins

In 1958, “The Only Man On The Island” by Vic Damone

In 1980, “The Winner Takes It All” by ABBA

In 1969, “Thus Spake Zarathustra” by Maazel And Philharmonic Orchestra

In 1997, “Tokyo Stealth Fighter” by Dave Angel

In 1980, “Tom Hark” by Piranhas

In 1986, “Turned On To You” by Nova Casper

In 2014, “Uptight Downtown” by La Roux

In 1969, “Viva Bobby Joe” by The Equals

In 2008, “What I Want” by Bob Sinclar Presents Fireball

In 1958, “Wonderful Things” by Frankie Vaughan

In 1997, “Yer Old” by Reef

In 1980, “You Gotta Be A Hustler If You Wanna Get On” by Sue Wilkinson

In 2008, “You Wot” by DJ Q And MC Bonez

In 2003, “You're Not Alone” by Home Grown

Australian Pop Singles Chart Debuts

In 1980, 😀 “Private Idaho / 52 Girls” by The B-52's

In 1975, 😀 “Why Can't We Be Friends? / In Mazatlan” by War

In 1980, “After The News / Media Themes” by The Reels

In 2014, “All About That Bass” by Meghan Trainor

In 2014, “All Of Me” by John Legend

In 2008, “All Summer Long” by Kid Rock

In 1952, “Ay-Round The Corner” by The Weavers or Les Welch

In 2003, “Bang This!” by J Wess Featuring Digga And Kulaia

In 2014, “Black Widow” by Iggy Azalea Featuring Rita Ora

In 2003, “Breathe” by Blu Cantrell Featuring Sean Paul

In 1980, “Broken English / What's The Hurry” by Marianne Faithfull

In 1997, “Coma” by Pendulum [1990s]

In 2014, “Crazy Stupid Love” by Cheryl Cole Featuring Tinie Tempah

In 1980, “Danger / Slow Town” by The Motels

In 2008, “Disturbia” by Rihanna

In 2008, “Don't Wanna Go To Bed Now” by Gabriella Cilmi

In 2008, “Electric Feel” by MGMT

In 2008, “Give It 2 Me” by Madonna

In 2003, “God Put A Smile Upon Your Face” by Coldplay

In 1980, “Here Comes Another Heartache / Dance” by Darryl Cotton

In 1986, “Here To Go” by Devo

In 2008, “Honey, Honey” by Amanda Seyfried, Ashley Lilley And Rachel McDowall

In 2003, “Husan” by Bhangra Knights vs. Husan

In 1997, “Last Night On Earth” by U2

In 1980, “Life At The Outpost / Midnight Companion” by Skatt Brothers

In 1986, “Mean To Me” by Crowded House

In 1986, “Nature Of The Beast” by The Angels (Australia)

In 2003, “One Breath Away” by Sophie Monk

In 1952, “Play Me A Hurtin' Tune” by Perry Como And The Fontane Sisters

In 2014, “Please Don't Say You Love Me” by Gabrielle Aplin

In 2014, “Pyramid Building” by Hilltop Hoods

In 2003, “Satisfaction” by Benny Benassi Presents The Biz

In 1975, “Someone Saved My Life Tonight / House Of Cards” by Elton John

In 1980, “Take Good Care Of My Baby / I Wanna Kiss Your Lips” by Smokie

In 1975, “The Bump / Forget The Janes, The Jeans And The Might Have Beens” by Kenny

In 1997, “The Perfect Drug” by Nine Inch Nails

In 2008, “Twisted” by Brian McFadden

In 1980, “Two Faces Have I / The Fool” by Ol' 55

In 2003, “Unchained Melody” by Gareth Gates

In 1986, “Underground” by David Bowie

In 1980, “Waterfalls / Check My Machine” by Paul McCartney

In 1975, “When Will I Be Loved? / It Doesn't Matter Anymore” by Linda Ronstadt

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Debuts

In 1997, 😀 “Men In Black” by Will Smith

In 1980, 😀 “Turning Japanese” by The Vapors

In 2014, “Aotearoa” by Stan Walker Featuring Ria Hall, Troy Kingi And Maisey Rika

In 1986, “As The Sun Goes Down” by Everything That Flies

In 1986, “C'mon! C'mon!” by Bronski Beat

In 1980, “Can't Stop The Music” by Village People

In 1980, “Crying” by Don McLean

In 1980, “Cupid / I've Loved You For A Long Time” by The Spinners

In 1975, “Don't Call Us, We'll Call You” by Sugarloaf / Jerry Corbetta

In 1986, “Friends Will Be Friends” by Queen

In 1986, “Have You Ever Had It Blue” by The Style Council

In 2014, “It's My Birthday” by will.i.am Featuring Cody Wise

In 1980, “Light Up The Night” by The Brothers Johnson

In 1986, “Look Away” by Big Country

In 1997, “Moan And Groan” by Mark Morrison

In 1986, “Mr. Big” by Icehouse

In 1975, “Rhinestone Cowboy” by Glen Campbell

In 1975, “Shoeshine Boy” by Eddie Kendricks

In 2003, “Stand Up / Not Many” by Scribe

In 1975, “Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me A Little While)” by The Doobie Brothers

In 2008, “Take You Down” by Chris Brown

In 1986, “The Edge Of Heaven” by Wham!

In 2003, “The Long Goodbye” by Ronan Keating

In 2014, “Ugly Heart” by G.R.L.

In 1980, “We Live For Love” by Pat Benatar

In 2014, “When A Man Loves A Woman” by Johnny Rollins

In 1997, “When Doves Cry” by Quindon Tarver

In 1997, “You Bring Me Up” by K-Ci And JoJo

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Debuts

In 1958, 😀 “Lollipop” by The Chordettes or The Mudlarks

In 1986, 😀 “Paranoimia” by The Art Of Noise With Max Headroom

In 1958, 😀 “Witch Doctor” by The Music Of David Seville or Jimmy Lloyd

In 1997, “Another Day” by Buckshot LeFonque

In 1980, “Bebida magica” by Acapulco [NL]

In 1986, “Bigmouth Strikes Again” by The Smiths

In 1997, “Call The Man” by Céline Dion

In 1958, “Claudette” by The Everly Brothers

In 1980, “Doin' La Bamba” by Pussycat

In 1980, “Even aan mijn moeder vragen” by Bloem

In 1969, “Everyday Will Be Like A Holiday” by Byron Lee And The Dragonaires

In 1986, “Falling In Love (Uh-Oh)” by Miami Sound Machine

In 1980, “Gimme Some Lovin'” by The Blues Brothers

In 1958, “Giorgio” by Lys Assia

In 1986, “Happy Hour” by The Housemartins

In 1997, “Ik volg m'n gevoel” by Maurice Kroon

In 1975, “Jive Talkin'” by The Bee Gees

In 1997, “Karma Police” by Radiohead

In 1997, “Laat me” by Bart Bosch

In 1975, “Lady In Blue” by Joe Dolan

In 1997, “Last Night On Earth” by U2

In 1997, “Laura non c'è” by Nek

In 1969, “Mrs. Robinson” by Booker T. And The M.G.'s

In 1969, “Our Life” by Gloria

In 1997, “Paradijs” by Tröckener Kecks

In 1997, “Picture Of You” by Boyzone

In 1986, “Piove” by André Hazes

In 1958, “Return To Me (Ritorna a me)” by Dean Martin

In 1975, “Slow Down” by Shabby Tiger

In 1958, “Spiel noch einmal für mich, Habanero” by Caterina Valente With Adalbert Luczkowski und sein Orchester

In 1980, “Spoonful Of Lovin'” by Tiffany [NL]

In 1986, “Sweet Freedom” by Michael McDonald

In 1975, “Tears On My Pillow” by Johnny Nash

In 1980, “This World Of Water” by New Musik

In 1997, “Tic, Tic Tac” by Chilli Featuring Carrapicho

In 1958, “Volaré (nel blu dipinto di blu)” by Domenico Modugno or Willy Alberti

In 1997, “When Doves Cry” by Ginuwine

In 1958, “Willem, word wakker” by The Butterflies [NL]

In 1997, “You And I” by Corine [NL]

In 1986, “Zandvoort” by Pasadena Dream Band

In 1997, “Zomer” by Wow!

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1952, 😀 “Botch-A-Me (Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina)” by Rosemary Clooney peaked at number 2

In 1997, “Do You Know (What It Takes)” by Robyn peaked at number 7

In 2003, “Drift Away” by Uncle Kracker Featuring Dobie Gray peaked at number 9

In 1975, “Dynomite” by Bazuka peaked at number 10

In 1986, “Glory Of Love” by Peter Cetera peaked at number 1

In 1997, “Gotham City” by R. Kelly peaked at number 9

In 2003, “In Those Jeans” by Ginuwine peaked at number 8

In 1980, “Magic” by Olivia Newton-John peaked at number 1

In 1975, “One Of These Nights” by The Eagles peaked at number 1

In 1986, “Opportunities (Let's Make Lots Of Money)” by Pet Shop Boys peaked at number 10

In 1958, “Patricia” by Perez 'Prez' Prado And His Orchestra peaked at number 1

In 1958, “Rebel-Rouser” by Duane Eddy And The Rebels peaked at number 6

In 2003, “Rock Wit U (Awww Baby)” by Ashanti peaked at number 2

In 1975, “Rockin' Chair” by Gwen McCrae peaked at number 9

In 1969, “Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town” by Kenny Rogers And The First Edition peaked at number 6

In 1941, “The Hut-Sut Song (A Swedish Serenade)” by The Four King Sisters With Alvino Ray And His Orchestra peaked at number 7

In 1952, “Walkin' My Baby Back Home” by Johnnie Ray peaked at number 6

In 1941, “Yes, Indeed” by Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Featuring Jo Stafford And Sy Oliver peaked at number 4

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1980, “Babooshka” by Kate Bush peaked at number 5

In 1997, “Bitch” by Meredith Brooks peaked at number 6

In 2014, “Boom Clap” by Charli XCX peaked at number 6

In 1997, “California Dreamin'” by The Mamas And The Papas peaked at number 9

In 2014, “Crazy Stupid Love” by Cheryl Cole Featuring Tinie Tempah peaked at number 1

In 2003, “Deepest Blue” by Deepest Blue peaked at number 7

In 1997, “Everybody (Backstreet's Back)” by Backstreet Boys peaked at number 3

In 2003, “Give Me A Reason” by Triple 8 peaked at number 9

In 1958, “Hard Headed Woman” by Elvis Presley peaked at number 2

In 1986, “I Don't Mean To Turn You On” by Robert Palmer peaked at number 9

In 1975, “Jive Talkin'” by The Bee Gees peaked at number 5

In 1997, “Last Night On Earth” by U2 peaked at number 10

In 2003, “Maybe Tomorrow” by Stereophonics peaked at number 3

In 1980, “More Than I Can Say” by Leo Sayer peaked at number 2

In 2003, “Never Gonna Leave Your Side” by Daniel Bedingfield peaked at number 1

In 1997, “Picture Of You” by Boyzone peaked at number 2

In 1958, “Rave On” by Buddy Holly peaked at number 5

In 1975, “Sealed With A Kiss / Ginny Come Lately” by Brian Hyland peaked at number 7

In 2008, “Shut Up And Let Me Go” by The Ting Tings peaked at number 6

In 1986, “The Lady In Red” by Chris De Burgh peaked at number 1

In 1980, “There There My Dear” by Dexy's Midnight Runners peaked at number 7

In 1986, “What's The Colour Of Money?” by Hollywood Beyond peaked at number 7

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1969, 😀 “Frozen Orange Juice” by Peter Sarstedt peaked at number 8

In 1958, 😀 “Witch Doctor” by The Music Of David Seville peaked at number 1

In 2008, “Black And Gold” by Sam Sparro peaked at number 4

In 1975, “Bye, Bye, Baby / It's For You” by Bay City Rollers peaked at number 1

In 2008, “Forever” by Chris Brown peaked at number 7

In 1969, “Heather Honey” by Tommy Roe peaked at number 9

In 1997, “I'll Be Missing You” by Puff Daddy And Faith Evans Featuring 112 peaked at number 1

In 1952, “It's All In The Game” by Louis Armstrong or Dinah Shore peaked at number 7

In 1980, “It's Still Rock And Roll To Me / Through The Long Night” by Billy Joel peaked at number 10

In 1980, “Little Jeannie / Conquer The Sun” by Elton John peaked at number 9

In 1980, “Love At First Night / The Singer And The Song” by Kim Hart peaked at number 6

In 2014, “Only Love Can Hurt Like This” by Paloma Faith peaked at number 1

In 2014, “Please Don't Say You Love Me” by Gabrielle Aplin peaked at number 3

In 1980, “Shandi / She's So European” by KISS peaked at number 5

In 1986, “The Edge Of Heaven” by Wham! peaked at number 2

In 1980, “You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' / Baldry's Out” by Long John Baldry And Kathi McDonald peaked at number 2

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1997, “5 Miles To Empty” by Brownstone peaked at number 5

In 2014, “Aotearoa” by Stan Walker Featuring Ria Hall, Troy Kingi And Maisey Rika peaked at number 2

In 1997, “Just Another Day” by Moizna peaked at number 6

In 1975, “Paloma Blanca” by The George Baker Selection peaked at number 1

In 1986, “Papa Don't Preach” by Madonna peaked at number 3

In 1980, “Shining Star” by The Manhattans peaked at number 2

In 1975, “Swearin' To God” by Frankie Valli peaked at number 7

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1975, 😀 “The Elephant Song” by Kamahl peaked at number 1

In 1969, “A Way Of Life” by The Family Dogg peaked at number 8

In 1986, “Dancing On The Ceiling” by Lionel Richie peaked at number 8

In 1980, “Emotional Rescue” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 5

In 1980, “Et les oiseaux chantaient (And The Birds Were Singing)” by Sweet People peaked at number 4

In 1958, “Fräulein” by Chris Howland peaked at number 4

In 1958, “Giorgio” by Lys Assia peaked at number 7

In 1969, “Honky Tonk Women” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 4

In 1975, “Seventy-Five” by Limousine peaked at number 10

In 1969, “Something In The Air” by Thunderclap Newman peaked at number 9

In 1986, “Ti sento” by Matia Bazar peaked at number 2

In 1997, “You Might Need Somebody” by Shola Ama peaked at number 8

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