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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for January 12

Last Updated 01-14-2020

🎭🎵Des O'Connor -- is 88 in the year 2020 and 89 in the year 2021; b.1/12/1932 N.S.
Comedian, Singer, English

🎭Michael Aspel -- is 87 in the year 2020 and 88 in the year 2021; b.1/12/1933
Actor, TV Talk Show Host, English
Misc: retired from acting in 1975
TV Shows: Crackerjack, Aspel & Company, This is Your Life, Strange but True?, Antiques Roadshow.

🎭Carlos Villagrán -- is 76 in the year 2020 and 77 in the year 2021; b.1/12/1944 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Director, Mexican
TV Shows: El Chavo del Ocho (as Professor Jirafales and Quico)

🎭Kirstie Alley -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.1/12/1951
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Wichita, Kan.; Parker Stevenson's ex-wife
Misc: NOT b. in 1955 according to ET; People says b. 1950, Star Magazine says 1951 and not 1955; once won $6,000 as a contestant on The Match Game
TV Shows: North & South, Cheers (as Rebecca Howe), Veronica's Closet (as Veronica "Ronnie" Chase)
Movie Titles: Look Who's Talking, Star Trek II:The Wrath of Khan, It Takes Two, Deconstructing Harry, Drop Dead Gorgeous

✍📰🎭Rush Limbaugh -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.1/12/1951
Hall of Famer, Author, Commentator, TV Talk Show Host
Names/Places: b. in Kansas City, KS; MN:Hudson
Misc: has his own radio and television talk shows; Al Franken says he is a big fat idiot.

⛪🎭🎵Howard Stern -- is 66 in the year 2020 and 67 in the year 2021; b.1/12/1954
Jewish, TV/Movie Actor, TV Talk Show Host, Radio Disc Jock
Names/Places: NN:Radio's Bad Boy
Book Titles: Private Parts, Miss America
Movie Titles: Private Parts the Movie

🎨✍🎭John Lasseter -- is 63 in the year 2020 and 64 in the year 2021; b.1/12/1957
Animator, Writer, Screenwriter, Producer/Director
Misc: CCO of Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Studios, and DisneyToon Studios
Movie Titles: Toy Story, A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2, Cars, Cars 2

🎭Alexandra Wentworth -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.1/12/1965
Actress, Comedienne, Producer
TV Shows: In Living Color, Hardball, Felicity (as Abby)
Movie Titles: Office Space, Jerry Maguire, It's Complicated

🎭Farrah Forke -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.1/12/1968 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Wings (as Alex Lambert), Dweebs (as Carey), Mr. Rhodes (as Nikki Harkin)
Movie Titles: Heat, Disclosure, Kate's Addiction

🎭Rachael Harris -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.1/12/1968 N.S.
Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Cameraperson
TV Shows: New Girl (as Tanya), Lucifer (as Linda Martin), Suits (as Sheila Sazs)
Movie Titles: Natural Selection, The Hangover, Wreck-It Ralph, Showtime, Diary of a Wimpy Kid

🎭Lisa Rieffel -- is 45 in the year 2020 and 46 in the year 2021; b.1/12/1975
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: The Trials of Rosie O'Neill, Empty Nest (as Emily), The King of Queens (as Sara Spooner)
Movie Titles: Drowning Mona

🎭Sam Gifaldi -- is 36 in the year 2020 and 37 in the year 2021; b.1/12/1984
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Hey Arnold!, Mommies (as Danny), Bless This House (as Sean)
Movie Titles: The Trumpet of the Swan, A Bug's Life

🎭🎵Naya Rivera -- is 33 in the year 2020 and 34 in the year 2021; b.1/12/1987
Actress, Singer
TV Shows: The Royal Family (as Hillary Royal), Glee (as Santana Lopez)
Movie Titles: The Master of Disguise

🎭🎮Andrew Lawrence -- is 32 in the year 2020 and 33 in the year 2021; b.1/12/1988
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Names/Places: Joey and Matthew's brother
TV Shows: The Kids from Room 402, Recess (as Theodore J. "T.J." Detweiler), Brotherly Love (as Andy), Oliver Beene (as Tayler Mark Beene), Hawaii Five-O (as Eric Russo)
Movie Titles: Jack Frost, Bean, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Batman Forever, The Mask
Video Games: Battlefield 4, The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Charles Perrault -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/12/1628 N.S. d.5/15/1703 N.S. (75)
Poet, Children's Author, French
Misc: fairy tales such as Cinderella

🎭🎵Joe E. Lewis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/12/1902 d.6/4/1971 (69)
Comedian, Singer
Names/Places: RLN:Klewan

⛪🎭Henny Youngman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/12/1906 d.2/24/1998 (92)
Jewish, Comedian, English
Names/Places: b. in Liverpool
Misc: The rapid-fire joke-a-second old-timer with a fiddle; Take My Wife, Please!!

🎭Patsy Kelly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/12/1910 d.9/24/1981 (71)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: The Cop & the Kid
Movie Titles: Rosemary's Baby

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🎭Katherine MacGregor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/12/1925 N.S. d.11/13/2018 N.S. (93)
Actress
TV Shows: Little House on the Prairie (as Harriet Oleson)

🎭Bruce Lansbury -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/12/1930 N.S. d.2/13/2017 N.S. (87)
Producer, English
TV Shows: Knight Rider, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, "Murder, She Wrote", The Wild Wild West, Mission: Impossible, Wonder Woman (1970s)

🎨George Price -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/9/1901 d.1/12/1995 (93)
Cartoonist
Names/Places: b. Ft Lee, NJ
Misc: his odd characters appeared in the New Yorker magazine for more than 50 years

Estelle Blanc -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/12/1910 d.1/12/2003 (92)
Celebrity Spouse
Names/Places: Mel's wife

🎭Bella Emberg -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/16/1937 N.S. d.1/12/2018 N.S. (80)
Comic Actress, English
Misc: her television career spanned 60 years
TV Shows: The Benny Hill Show, The Russ Abbot Show
Movie Titles: "The History of the World, Part 1"

🎖⚖💰John Hancock -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.1/12/1736 J-LD or 1/23/1737 N.S. or 1/12/1737 Ju-1 d.10/8/1793 N.S. (56)
Revolutionary, Statesman, Merchant
Names/Places: b. in Braintree, MA
Misc: the first signer of The Declaration of Independence; the most prominent of the signers

🎖⚖💰John Hancock -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.1/12/1736 J-LD or 1/23/1737 N.S. or 1/12/1737 Ju-1 d.10/8/1793 N.S. (56)
Revolutionary, Statesman, Merchant
Names/Places: b. in Braintree, MA
Misc: the first signer of The Declaration of Independence; the most prominent of the signers

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In 1628, Charles Perrault, French writer, born; famed for his fairy tales, notably “Puss in Boots,” “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Sleeping Beauty.”

In 1949, The Chicago-based childrenʹs show, “Kukla, Fran and Ollie”, made its national debut on NBC-TV on this day. Fran Allison was hostess. The show was phenomenally successful.

In 1949, “Arthur Godfrey and His Friends” premiered on CBS-TV. The TV favorite stayed on the network for seven years.

In 1957, On the cover of TV Guide: “Lucille Ball”. Other Articles: 77th Bengal Lancers

In 1957, R.C., “Ainʹt Got No Home” by Clarence “Frog man” Henry peaked at #20 on the pop singles chart.

In 1957, “Banana Boat Song (Day-O)” by Harry Belafonte entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1959, “The Bozo Show”, TV Childrens, starring Larry Harmon, debut on TV.

In 1963, R.C., “Pepino The Italian Mouse” by Lou Monte peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1963, R.C., “Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah” by Bob B. Soxx and Blue Jeans peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart.

In 1964, Bob Newhart wed Virginia Quinn

In 1965, In answer to ABC-TVʹs new “Shindig” pop music show, NBC-TV debuted the program “Hullabaloo,” which featured both rock music and Las Vegas-type acts. Guests on the installment included The New Christy Minstrels, Gerry and The Pacemakers, The Zombies and Woody Allen; the show lasted through August 29, 1966.

In 1966, TVʹs all-time campy, cornball, classic camp adventure with Adam West as Batman and Burt Ward as Robin premiered on ABC-TV. The first “Batman” episode was “Hi Diddle Riddle”, shown on January 12, 1966. The pilot program for “Batman” cost $300,000 — quite expensive by 1966 standards. Through the three seasons, the “Dynamic Duo” welcomed (?) these guest villians to the cast: Art Carney (The Archer), Tallulah Bankhead (Black Widow), Eartha Kitt (Catwoman), Julie Newmar (Catwoman), Lee Meriwether (Catwoman), Liberace (Chandell), Vincent Price (Egghead), Cesar Romero (The Joker), Rudy Vallee (Lord Phogg), Milton Berle (Louie the Lilac), Shelley Winters (Ma Parker), David Wayne (The Mad Hatter), Zsa Zsa Gabor (Minerva), Van Johnson (The Minstrel), Otto Preminger (Mr. Freeze), Burgess Meredith (The Penguin), John Astin (The Riddler), Frank Gorshin (The Riddler), Cliff Robertson (Shame), Joan Collins (The Siren) and Anne Baxter (Zelda the Great). A partial list of “official” Bat-Noises: Aargh! Clash! Crunch! Klonk! Pow! Splat! Clunk! Eee-Yow! Ooof! Powie! Swoosh! Biff! Conck! Ouch! Qunkk! Thunk! Boff! Crash! Uggh! Zam! Zap! and others. Wow! Pow! Zork! Crunch! Holy hot cakes, Batman!

In 1967, “Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron” single by The Guardsmen was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1968, Housewives can share the “Hollywood Squares” with their husbands, with a new nighttime version of the hit show on NBC. They wonʹt have many jokes to laugh at from Paul Lynde, he only does six of the shows in this run and wonʹt become a regular until this PM version leaves the air.

In 1971, The innovative situation comedy “All in the Family” premiered on CBS featured the first toilet flush on TV. The show was produced by Norman Lear. It became “Archie Bunkerʹs Place” in 1979. Carroll OʹConnor starred as Archie Bunker, Rob Reiner as Meathead, Sally Struthers as Gloria and Jean Stapleton as Edith, 'The Dingbat'. “Stifle yourself!” Originally, ABC had plans to broadcast the series under the title, “Those Were the Days”. Norman Learʹs masterpiece makes its debut on CBS with the following disclaimer: “The program you are about to see is All in the Family. It seeks to throw a humorous spotlight on our frailties, prejudices and concerns. By making them a source of laughter, we hope to show, in a mature fashion, just how absurd they are.”

In 1973, In a Brady Bunch episode called “Law and Disorder”, Bobby becomes very unpopular when he decides to be the best safety monitor at school; In his enthusiasm, Bobby not only reports his friends for minor infractions of the rules at school, he also turns in his brothers and sisters at home.

In 1974, On the cover of TV Guide: “Beatrice Arthur, Bill Macy, Conrad Bain of Maude”. Other Articles: Hawkins

In 1979, Frank Zappaʹs album [25] SLEEP DIRT was released.

In 1980, R.C., “Rapperʹs Delight” by Sugarhill Gang peaked at #36 on the pop singles chart.

In 1985, R.C., “Bruce” by Rick Springfield peaked at #27 on the pop singles chart. It was about being mistaken for Bruce Springsteen.

In 1991, Princeton beat Cornell 164-71 in an unusual swimming meet. The schools agreed to compete by telephone due to a blizzard making transportation to Ithaca, New York, a problem. Both teams swim in their owns pools and the results are exchanged by FAX.

In 1992, According to the movie version, or 1997 according to the book, the Hal 9000 Computer was activated; A Space Odyssey computer.

In 1995, The Allman Brothers Band, Al Green, the late Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Al Green, Neil Young, The Orioles and the late Frank Zappa are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

In 1997, HAL became operational (2001: A Space Odyssey).

In 1997, The animated sitcom “King of the Hill” debut on Fox. The uncoordinated Bobby gets hit in the face with a ball during a baseball game, leading a meddling Child Protective Services social worker to think his father is abusing him on the pilot of “King of the Hill.” Mmmm-hmm. Yep. Dang-olcartoonsitcom-launch.

In 2000, Sharon Osbourne, Ozzy Osbourneʹs wife, announced she was quitting as manager of Smashing Pumpkins. She issued a statement saying she had to resign “due to medical reasons — Billy Corgan was making me sick!”

In 2002, Late-night funnyman Conan OʹBrien tied the knot to Liza Powell, a Seattle ad executive he met when she made an appearance on his show.

In 2018, “My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman” began airing on Netflix

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1946, “Chickery Chick” by Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra Featuring Billy Williams, Nancy Norman charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1946, “Chickery Chick” by Evelyn Knight charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Banana Boat Song” by The Tarriers charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Banana Boat Song” by Harry Belafonte charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Auctioneer” by Leroy Van Dyke charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Banana Boat Song” by Sarah Vaughan charted at number 45 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Ain't Got No Home” by Clarence "Frogman" Henry charted at number 49 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Banana Boat Song” by The Fontane Sisters charted at number 50 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Banana Boat Song” by Steve Lawrence charted at number 51 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Auctioneer” by Chuck Miller charted at number 79 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Telstar” by The Tornados charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Pepino The Italian Mouse” by Lou Monte charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah” by Bob B. Soxx And The Blue Jeans charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Monsters' Holiday” by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “The Ballad Of Jed Clampett” by Flatt And Scruggs charted at number 54 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?” by Baby Jane And The Rockabyes charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Smokin' In The Boys Room” by Brownsville Station charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Spiders And Snakes” by Jim Stafford charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Sister Mary Elephant (Shudd-Up!)” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 25 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Americans” by Byron MacGregor charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Rock On” by David Essex charted at number 40 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Daddy What If” by Bill Parsons As Bobby Bare charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Americans (A Canadian's Opinion)” by Gordon Sinclair charted at number 98 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Money (That's What I Want)” by The Flying Lizards charted at number 53 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 59 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Tusk” by Fleetwood Mac charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “I Wish I Was Eighteen Again” by George Burns charted at number 108 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Bruce” by Rick Springfield charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Eat My Shorts” by Rick Dees charted at number 93 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “I Can't Drive 55” by Sammy Hagar charted at number 94 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Wiggle It” by 2 In A Room charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “This Is Ponderous” by 2NU charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Signs” by Tesla charted at number 88 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “The Star Spangled Banner” by Whitney Houston charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Witch Doctor (2007)” by Alvin And The Chipmunks Featuring Chris Classic charted at number 62 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late) (2007)” by Alvin And The Chipmunks charted at number 66 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Bad Day” by Alvin And The Chipmunks charted at number 67 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Cleaning This Gun (Come On In Boy)” by Rodney Atkins charted at number 78 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Funkytown” by Alvin And The Chipmunks charted at number 86 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Baby Shark” by Pinkfong charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1963, “Sun Arise” by Rolf Harris charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Telstar” by The Tornados charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “We're Gonna Go Fishin'” by Hank Locklin charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Funny All Over” by Vernons Girls charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Deck Of Cards” by Max Bygraves charted at number 47 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Day Trip To Bangor (Didn't We Have A Lovely Time)” by Fiddler's Dram charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Walking On The Moon” by The Police charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Food For Thought” by The Barron Knights charted at number 58 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “We All Stand Together” by Paul McCartney And The Frog Chorus charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Nellie The Elephant” by Toy Dolls charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “One Night In Bangkok” by Murray Head charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Agadoo” by Black Lace charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “World Destruction” by Time Zone charted at number 80 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Woodpeckers From Space” by Video Kids charted at number 89 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Programme 7” by Dr. Calculus charted at number 99 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “The Grease Megamix” by John Travolta And Olivia Newton-John charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Turtle Rhapsody” by Orchestra On The Half Shell charted at number 43 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “King Of The Road” by The Proclaimers charted at number 63 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Bob The Builder charted at number 72 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Lollipop” by Mika charted at number 77 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Baby Shark” by Pinkfong charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 48 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “We Built This City” by Ladbaby charted at number 84 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1952, “Sweet Violets” by Dinah Shore or Jane Turzy charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “Christmas In Killarney” by Percy Faith And The Shillelagh Singers charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “Come On-A My House” by Rosemary Clooney charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “How D'ye Do And Shake Hands” by Betty Hutton, Dinah Shore, Phil Harris And Tony Martin charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Telstar” by The Tornados charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Rock On / On And On” by David Essex charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Video Killed The Radio Star / Kid Dynamo” by The Buggles charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Computer Games / Wot Do You Want” by Mi-Sex charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Tusk / Never Make Me Cry” by Fleetwood Mac charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Cars / Asylum” by Gary Numan charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia / Rainbow Ride” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Smurf Song / The Magic Flute Smurf” by Father Abraham And The Smurfs charted at number 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rainbow Connection / I Hope That Somethin' Better Comes Along” by Kermit The Frog (Jim Henson) charted at number 38 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Money (That's What I Want) / Money (That's What I Want) (pt. 2)” by The Flying Lizards charted at number 70 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Hello, This Is Joannie (The Telephone Answering Machine Song) / Lullabye Tissue Paper Co.” by Paul Evans charted at number 83 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Drac's Back / Carry On Sharon” by Andy Forray charted at number 90 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “If I Said You Had A Beautiful Body, Would You Hold It Against Me / Make Me Over” by The Bellamy Brothers charted at number 93 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “I'm Tuff” by George Smilovici charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Christmas Countdown” by Frank Kelly charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Agadoo” by Black Lace charted at number 38 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Bob The Builder charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 31 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 2008, “The Distant Future EP” by Flight Of The Conchords charted at number 27 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 6 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1980, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles charted at number 4 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Bobby Brown” by Frank Zappa charted at number 7 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “One Night In Bangkok” by Murray Head charted at number 3 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 5 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Woodpeckers From Space” by Video Kids charted at number 15 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1980, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles charted at number 1 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Bobby Brown” by Frank Zappa charted at number 10 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Tusk” by Fleetwood Mac charted at number 11 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 28 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1963, “Telstar” by The Tornados charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Speedy Gonzales” by Pat Boone charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Walking On The Moon” by The Police charted at number 8 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 14 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “One Night In Bangkok” by Murray Head charted at number 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “We All Stand Together” by Paul McCartney And The Frog Chorus charted at number 15 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Operaa House” by Malcolm McLaren And The World Famous Supreme Team Show charted at number 19 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “King Of The Road” by The Proclaimers charted at number 88 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1985, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 2 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1980, “Joe's Garage” by Frank Zappa charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1985, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 7 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Fog On The Tyne (Revisited)” by Gazza And Lindisfarne charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1980, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles charted at number 4 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1985, “Woodpeckers From Space” by Video Kids charted at number 24 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1963, “Telstar” by The Tornados charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Pepino The Italian Mouse” by Lou Monte charted at number 7 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Zip-A-Dee Doo-Dah” by Bob B. Soxx And The Blue Jeans charted at number 10 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Smokin' In The Boys Room” by Brownsville Station charted at number 14 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 16 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 20 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Do The Bartman” by The Simpsons charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs for January 12, 2021

What's Today?

Today is Tue Jan the 12 in the year 2021
Jan 1 began on a Fri
This is day 12 of the year
Serialnumber = 44196
Julian date = 2459215 O.S.= 12 - 30 - 2020

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Holidays

[USA] What You Don't Know Day
[USA] Man Watcher's Week (Day 3)
[Tanzania] Zanzibar Revolution Day
[USA] Life Every Voice and Sing Day
[USA] Volunteer Fireman Day
[USA] Work Harder Day

Reminders

Astrological sign: Capricorn: The Goat (12-22 thru 1-20) Ruling Planet: Saturn; Element: Earth; Traits: Ambitious, disciplined, persevering, pessimistic; Body part associated with this sign: The knees. Occupations: Positions of trust, banking, mountain climbing, coaching, engineering.
Astrological sign: Aquarius: The Water Bearer (1-21 thru 2-19) Ruling Planet: Uranus; Element: Air; Traits: Humanitarian, independent, inventive, aloof; Body part associated with this sign: The legs; Occupations: Teacher, social worker, astronomer, astrologer, scientist, inventor.
January was originally the eleventh month. Its name comes from the Roman two-faced god Janus, protector of Heaven's gate.
Flowers: carnation and snowdrop
Full Moon: the Wolf Moon
Gems: garnet and hyacinth
Meanings: the sentimental meaning of the garnet is for constancy, and the carnation is for friendship.
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Human Resources Month
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National Barbecue Month.
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Thyroid Awareness Month
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[Ancient Rome] Prid Id Jan
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