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Demented Datebooks: Comedy Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age August 26

Last Updated 08-31-2019

🎵Leon Hughes -- is 87 in the year 2019 and 88 in the year 2020; b.8/26/1932
Hall of Famer, Tenor, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Coasters

🎭Alison Steadman -- is 73 in the year 2019 and 74 in the year 2020; b.8/26/1946
Actress, English
TV Shows: Orphan Black (as Kendall Malone)
Movie Titles: Life is Sweet, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Shirley Valentine, The Life and Death of Peter Sellers

🎭Candy Moore -- is 72 in the year 2019 and 73 in the year 2020; b.8/26/1947
Actress
TV Shows: The Donna Reed Show (as Bebe), The Lucy Show (as Chris Carmichael)
Movie Titles: Raging Bull, Tomboy and the Champ, Lunch Wagon

🎭Annette Badland -- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.8/26/1950 N.S.
Actress, English
TV Shows: Wizards vs. Aliens (as Ursula Crowe), EastEnders (as Babe Smith), Dr. Who (as Margaret Blaine), EastEnders
Movie Titles: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Little Voice

🎵Steve Wright -- is 65 in the year 2019 and 66 in the year 2020; b.8/26/1954
Music Figure, English
Misc: a wacky DJ; NOT to be confused with Steven Wright

🎭🎮Keiichi Namba -- is 62 in the year 2019 and 63 in the year 2020; b.8/26/1957
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, Japanese
Misc: a prolific voice actor

🎭Melissa McCarthy -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.8/26/1970
Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Samantha Who? (as Dena), Gilmore Girls (as Sookie St. James), Mike and Molly (as Molly Flynn)
Movie Titles: Spy, The Heat, Identity Thief, This is 40

🎭Chris Pine -- is 39 in the year 2019 and 40 in the year 2020; b.8/26/1980 N.S.
Actor
Movie Titles: Star Trek (2009), Star Trek Into Darkness, Rise of the Guardians, Star Trek Beyond

🎭Macaulay Culkin -- is 39 in the year 2019 and 40 in the year 2020; b.8/26/1980
Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: Wishkid, The Jim Gaffigan Show (as himself)
Movie Titles: Home Alone (series), My Girl, Richie Rich, Getting Even With Dad, Saved!

✍🎭John Mulaney -- is 37 in the year 2019 and 38 in the year 2020; b.8/26/1982 N.S.
Writer, Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live, Mulaney

🎭Chris Distefano -- is 35 in the year 2019 and 36 in the year 2020; b.8/26/1984 N.S.
Comedian
TV Shows: Guy Code, Girl Code

🎭Keke Palmer -- is 26 in the year 2019 and 27 in the year 2020; b.8/26/1993
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: The Longshots, Scream Queens (as Zayday Williams), True Jackson VP (as True Jackson), Winx Club: Enchantix
Movie Titles: Joyful Noise, Rags, Barbershop 2: Back in Business, Akeelah and the Bee, Ice Age: Continental Drift

Dr. Lee de Forest -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/26/1873 d.6/30/1961 (87)
Inventor
Names/Places: b. in Council Bluffs, Iowa; NN:Father of Radio
Misc: Electron Tube, Photoelectric, Radar electronics pioneer, audion tube; 300 patents

✍🎭🎵Ronny Graham -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/26/1919 d.7/4/1999 (79)
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Composer
Misc: Also collaborated with Mel Brooks on several films
TV Shows: M*A*S*H (writer), Mary Tyler Moore (writer), New Bill Cosby Show (actor), Bob Crane Show (actor), Chico & the Man (as Rev. Bemis)
Movie Titles: The Inquisition, History of the World, Part I, Spaceballs, To Be or Not to Be

🎨Brant Parker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/26/1920 d.4/15/2007 (86)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Book Titles: Wizard of Id, Crock

🎭🎵Don Bowman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/26/1937 d.6/5/2013 (75)
Comedian, Radio Disc Jock, Country Singer

🎭Tony Pastor -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/28/1837 d.8/26/1908 (71)
Stage Actor, Vaudevillan, Acrobat
Misc: Circus ringmaster; considered the father of vaudeville in the United States.

🎭Larry Keating -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/13/1899 d.8/26/1963 (64)
Actor
TV Shows: Burns & Allen Show (as Harry Morton), Mr. Ed (as Roger Addison)

🎨✍H. A. Rey -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/16/1898 d.8/26/1977 (78)
Illustrator, Children's Author
Names/Places: RFN:Hans
Misc: co-created Curious George with wife Margaret; popular constellation books
Book Titles: Curious George (series)

🎨🎭Fred "Tex" Avery -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/26/1908 N.S. d.8/26/1980 N.S. (72)
Animator, Director
Names/Places: RFN:Charles
Misc: Warner Brothers & MGM cartoons; created Bugs & Daffy; had a wacky sense of humor

⛪🎭Ted Knight -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/7/1923 d.8/26/1986 (62)
Roman Catholic, TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Terryville, CT; RN:Tadewurz Wladzui Konopka or Tadeus Wladyslaw Konopka
Misc: some say '24 or '25
TV Shows: Mary Tyler Moore Show (as Ted Baxter), Ted Knight Show (as Roger '78), Too Close For Comfort (as Henry Rush), Ted Knight Show (as Henry Rush)
Movie Titles: Caddyshack

🎵Rockin Dopsie Sr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/10/1932 d.8/26/1993 (61)
Singer, Accordionist, Bandleader, Jazz-Fusion Performer
Names/Places: RN:Alton Jay Rubin
Misc: fused Cajun with R&B music (zydeco); guested on Paul Simon's Graceland album playing accordion, so "Weird Al" is in good company on the pop charts.

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✍⛪Neil Simon -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1927 N.S. d.8/26/2018 N.S. (91)
Author, Screenwriter, Playwright, Jewish
Names/Places: b. in Bronx; FN:Marvin; Marsha Mason's hubby; 2x Diane Lander's hubby
Misc: stage: Barefoot in the Park
TV Shows: The Odd Couple
Movie Titles: The Odd Couple, Biloxi Blues, California Suite, Goodbye Girl, Plaza Suite, Murder By Death (Duh!), Chapter Two (of 2?), The Sunshine Boys

🎭🎵Phil Baker -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.8/24/1896 or 8/26/1896 N.S. d.11/30/1963 (67)
Movie Actor, Radio Actor, Comedian, Vaudevillan, Songwriter
Misc: host of "Take It or Leave It" on NBC Radio (1941-1947); popular old time radio personality who partnered with Ben Bernie; some say b. 1898; sources can't agree on date of birth

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In 1946, “Animal Farm” was published by George Orwell.

In 1949, The Goofy film, “Tennis Racquet” is released.

In 1955, “The Soupy Sales Show”, TV Childrens, last aired on ABC; it returned on ABC in October 1959 for another run.

In 1965, R.C., “I Got You Babe” by Sonny and Cher peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1966, Jef Jaisin recorded the classic novelty hit “Friendly Neighborhood Narco Agent”.

In 1967, On the cover of TV Guide: “Gomey Pyle U.S.M.C.”. Other Articles: Dark Shadows, Get Smart

In 1968, “Harper Valley P.T.A.” single by Riley, Jeannie C. was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1972, R.C., “Coconut” by Nilsson peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart.

In 1973, University of Texas at Arlington becomes the first accredited school to offer a course in belly dancing.

In 1983, The movie “Monty Pythonʹs The Meaning of Life” opened in movie theaters in Germany.

In 1983, “Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence,” a film starring David Bowie, opens in the United States…in AUGUST???

In 1987, On “Late Night with David Letterman” on NBC, The monkeys attack Dave after an primate tea party goes haywire.

In 1989, On the cover of TV Guide: “Oprah Winfreyʹs head on Ann-Margaretʹs body”. Other Articles: Grant Shaud, Robert Stack

In 1989, TV Guide finds itself in a minicontroversy when it publishes a photo-realistic cover illustration featuring Oprah Winfreyʹs head on top of Ann-Margretʹs body.

In 1991, Randy Newman won an Emmy award for writing music for the T-V show “Cop Rock.”

In 1991, Randy Newman wins an Emmy for composing music for “Cop Rock.”

In 1996, The sitcoms “Malcolm and Eddie”, “Goode Behavior” and “Sparks” debut on UPN

In 1996, “In The House” began airing on UPN after moving from NBC where it began on April 10, 1995.

In 1997, The TV sitcom “Roseanne” last aired on ABC

In 1997, “Men In Black” album (soundtrack) was certified Gold, Platinum, and Multi Platinum 2.00 by the RIAA

In 2000, Actor Patrick Stewart tied the knot with Wendy Neuss in Los Angeles. The couple first met eight years ago when Neuss, 39, was a production assistant on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Trek co-star Brent Spiner was best man.

In 2015, “The Carmichael Show” began airing on NBC

In 2018, Playwright Neil Simon, whose comedies included “The Odd Couple” and “Barefoot in the Park,” died at the age of 91.

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1950, “Tzena, Tzena, Tzena” by Gordon Jenkins And The Weavers charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Bonaparte's Retreat” by Kay Starr charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Tzena, Tzena, Tzena” by Vic Damone charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Tzena, Tzena, Tzena” by Mitch Miller charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Tossin' And Turnin'” by Bobby Lewis charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “I Dreamed Of A Hill-Billy Heaven” by Tex Ritter charted at number 24 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour (On The Bedpost Overnight?)” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Who Put The Bomp (In The Bomp, Bomp, Bomp)” by Barry Mann charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “More Money For You And Me” by The Four Preps charted at number 78 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Jeremiah Peabody's Polyunsaturated Quick Dissolving Fast Acting Pleasant Tasting Green And Purple Pills” by Ray Stevens charted at number 90 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Donald, Where's Your Troosers” by Andy Stewart charted at number 100 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Sixteen Tons” by Tom Jones charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Coconut” by Nilsson charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “You Don't Mess Around With Jim” by Jim Croce charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “School's Out” by Alice Cooper charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “My Ding-a-Ling” by Chuck Berry charted at number 63 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Beat Me, Daddy, Eight To The Bar” by Commander Cody charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Macho Man” by Village People charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” by Meat Loaf charted at number 50 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “King Tut” by Steve Martin And The Toot Uncommons charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Me, Myself And I” by De La Soul charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Pull Up To The Bumper” by Patra charted at number 60 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 54 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Kiss This” by Aaron Tippin charted at number 74 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Flowers On The Wall” by Eric Heatherly charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Brand New Girlfriend” by Steve Holy charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2017, “Do-Re-Mi” by Blackbear Featuring Gucci Mane charted at number 67 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1961, “Johnny Remember Me” by John Leyton charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “School's Out” by Alice Cooper charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Sylvia's Mother” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 37 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Ooh-Wakka-Doo-Wakka-Day” by Gilbert O'Sullivan charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Jilted John” by Graham Fellows charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “The Smurf Song” by Father Abraham And The Smurfs charted at number 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “No One Is Innocent (A Punk Prayer By Ronald Biggs) / My Way” by Sex Pistols charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “The Time Warp” by Damian charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “In The Summertime” by Shaggy Featuring Rayvon charted at number 38 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover” by Robson Green And Jerome Flynn charted at number 46 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I Want To Be An Eddie Stobart Driver” by The Wurzels charted at number 123 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 179 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Kung Fu” by Ash charted at number 194 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)” by Sandi Thom charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1950, “Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy” by Bing Crosby / Phil Harris charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “The Old Piano Roll Blues” by Eddie Cantor And Lisa Kirk / Les Welch charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Have A Drink On Me” by Lonnie Donegan charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Theme From 'The Monkees'” by The Monkees charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead” by Fifth Estate charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Candy Man” by Sammy Davis, Jr. With The Mike Curb Congregation charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Redback On The Toilet Seat” by Slim Newton charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Sylvia's Mother” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Macho Man / Just A Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody” by Village People charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Werewolves Of London / Roland The Headless Thompson Gunner” by Warren Zevon charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “| Justin Hayward charted at number 84 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” by Tone Loc charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Iko Iko” by The Belle Stars charted at number 36 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I Wanna Be A Hippy” by Technohead charted at number 23 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 25 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)” by Sandi Thom charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “We Are The Champions (Ding A Dang Dong)” by Crazy Frog charted at number 35 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 2 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Bring Me Edelweiss” by Edelweiss charted at number 6 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” by Tone Loc charted at number 9 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “In The Summertime” by Shaggy Featuring Rayvon charted at number 4 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Pull Up To The Bumper” by Patra charted at number 24 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)” by Sandi Thom charted at number 7 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “We Are The Champions (Ding A Dang Dong)” by Crazy Frog charted at number 23 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Beatfreakz charted at number 24 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 12 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 13 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 16 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 6 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 37 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Popcorn” by Richi M charted at number 43 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Whistle Song (Blow My Whistle Bitch)” by DJ Aligator Project charted at number 50 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 6 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 6 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1972, “Pop Corn” by The Pop-Corn Makers charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Pop Corn” by Anarchic System charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 16 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Troglodyte (Cave Man)” by The Jimmy Castor Bunch charted at number 26 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Whole Lotta Rosie” by AC/DC charted at number 17 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “UFO (We Are Not Alone)” by Bolland And Bolland charted at number 47 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 7 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Hot Hot Hot” by Buster Poindexter And His Banshees Of Blue charted at number 11 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Check Out The Chicken” by Grandmaster Chicken And D.J. Duck charted at number 14 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Money For Nothing / Brothers In Arms” by Dire Straits charted at number 23 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Rapper's Delight (Re-Mix)” by Sugarhill Gang charted at number 53 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 55 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I Wanna Be A Hippy” by Technohead charted at number 16 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “In The Summertime” by Shaggy Featuring Rayvon charted at number 25 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Hakuna Matata” by Jimmy Cliff And Lebo M. charted at number 28 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 26 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 15 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 3 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 5 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Hakuna Matata” by Jimmy Cliff And Lebo M. charted at number 19 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Don't Laugh” by Winx charted at number 49 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 6 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 19 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Pokédance Remix” by Pokémon charted at number 40 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1961, “Sucu Sucu” by The Monn Keys charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Baby Sittin' Boogie” by Buzz Clifford charted at number 7 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Sylvia's Mother” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 16 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 17 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Lollipop” by DJ Aligator Project charted at number 20 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Sylvia's Mother” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 7 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Ça plane pour moi” by Plastic Bertrand charted at number 4 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 3 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” by Tone Loc charted at number 18 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Me, Myself And I” by De La Soul charted at number 23 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 4 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 18 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I Wanna Be A Hippy” by Technohead charted at number 31 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Mr. Personality” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 45 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 21 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs August 26, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Wed Aug the 26 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 239 of the year
Serialnumber = 44057
Julian date = 2459076 O.S.= 8 - 13 - 2020

Calendar

Holidays

Saint Augustine of Canterbury Feast Day
Be Kind to Humankind Week (Day 4)/Willing to Lend a Hand Wednesday
National Religious Software Week (Day 4)
[Namibia] Namibia Day
[USA] All You Can Eat Day (every month)
[USA] Women's Equality Day (1973)/Susan B Anthony Day (1920)
[Zanzibar] Sultan's Birthday
Make Your Own Luck Day
Toilet Paper Birthday

Reminders

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.
Astrological sign: Virgo: The Virgin (8-23 thru 9-22); Symbol: The Virgin. Ruling Planet: Mercury. Element: Earth. Traits: Analytical, discriminating, modest, neat. Body part associated with this sign: The belly. Occupations: Editor, medicine, chemistry, research, accounting.
Flowers: gladiolus and poppy
Gems: sardonyx and peridot
Full Moon: Sturgeon Moon and Barley Moon?
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
Hurricane Season Months in the West (June 1-Oct 31)
American Artists Appreciation Month
Architecture Month
Breastfeeding Month
Fall of Empires Month
Foot Health Month
National Canning Month
National Catfish Month
National Golf Month
National HAIRitage Month
National Parks Month
National Sandwich Month
National Water Quality Month
Psychic Month
Romance Awareness Month
Science, Medicine and Technology Books Month
Zeta Draconid meteor shower, radiant in Draco (thru 8-31)
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