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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for January 26

Last Updated 01-28-2020

🎨✍⛪Jules Feiffer -- is 91 in the year 2020 and 92 in the year 2021; b.1/26/1929
Editorial Cartoonist, Satirist, Jewish
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: satirical Villiage Voice; best known for his long-run comic strip "Feiffer".
Book Titles: The Great Comic Book Heroes, Tantrum

🎭🏆⚾Bob Uecker -- is 86 in the year 2020 and 87 in the year 2021; b.1/26/1934
Hall of Famer, Actor, Comedian, Commercial Actor, Baseball Announcer, MLB Catcher
Names/Places: b. in Wilwaukee, WI
Misc: Ford C. Frick Award winner in 2003; Lite Beer commercials; sports comic
Sports Teams: Milwaukee Brewers (1962-1973), St. Louis Cardinals (1964-1965), Philadelphia Phillies (1966-1967), Atlanta Braves (1967), Milwaukee Brewers (1971-present as of 2016)
TV Shows: Monday Night Baseball, Mr. Belvedere (as George Owens)

🎭Walt Willey -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.1/26/1951
Actor, Comedian
Misc: PRON:WILL-ee
TV Shows: All My Children (as Jackson "Jack" Montgomery), Tainted Dreams
Movie Titles: CHARACTERz, I Was a Teenage TV Terrorist

🎵Steve Jay -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.1/26/1951
Bassist, Novelty Musician
Group Names: Weird Al Yankovic (band)

🎭Ellen Degeneres -- is 62 in the year 2020 and 63 in the year 2021; b.1/26/1958
TV/Movie Actress, Comedienne, Lesbian
Misc: pron:Duh-generous; some say b. Jan 1, but that's incorrect
TV Shows: These Friends of Mine (as Ellen Morgan), Ellen DeGeneres Show
Movie Titles: EDtv, The Love Letter, Finding Nemo

🎭Paul Johansson -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.1/26/1964
Actor, Director
TV Shows: Parker Lewis Can't Lose (as Nick), Beverly Hills 90210 (as John Sears BMOC 93-94), One Tree Hill (as Dan Scott)
Movie Titles: John Q, Alpha Dog

🎭Bryan Callen -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.1/26/1971 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Producer, Phillipean
TV Shows: MAD TV, The Goldbergs (as Mr. Mellor / Coach Miller)
Movie Titles: Warrior, The Hangover (series)

🎭Nate Mooney -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.1/26/1972 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, American Odyssey
Movie Titles: One for the Money, Push, Charlotte's Web (2006), Seraphim Falls

🎭Sara Rue -- is 42 in the year 2020 and 43 in the year 2021; b.1/26/1978
TV Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Mom, Grand, Phenom, Minor Adjustments (as Darby Gladstone), Popular (as Carmen Ferrara), Less Than Perfect (as Claude Casey), Malibu Country, Rules of Engagement, Impastor
Movie Titles: The Ring, Pearl Harbor

🎭Charles Lane -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/26/1905 d.7/9/2007 (102)
Actor
TV Shows: The Lucy Show (as Mr. Barnsdahl), Petticoat Junction (as Homer Bedloe), The Pruitts of Southhampton

🎭Cora Baird -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/26/1912 d.12/7/1967 (55)
Puppeteer
Names/Places: Bil's wife

🎭Michael Bentine -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/26/1922 d.11/26/1996 (74)
Comedian
Misc: one of the four original Goon Show members

🎨Rumen Petkov -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/26/1948 N.S. d.6/11/2018 N.S. (70)
Animator, Painter, Bulgarian
Misc: Comic Creator
TV Shows: Choko the Stork and Boko the Frog

🎭🎮Ricky Harris -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/26/1962 N.S. d.12/26/2016 N.S. (54)
Actor, Comedian, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Everybody Hates Christ (as Malvo in five episodes)
Movie Titles: Heat, Dope, Hard Rain, Simon Sez
Video Games: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

David R. Atchison -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/11/1807 d.1/26/1886 (78)
President
Misc: was 11-1/2th U.S. President for one day on 3-4-1849

🎭🎵Marquerite Farrell -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/16/1888 d.1/26/1951 (62)
Comic Actor, Vaudevillan, Dancer, Singer

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🎭Ole Olsen -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/6/1892 d.1/26/1963 (70)
Movie Actor, Comedian, Vaudevillan
Names/Places: RFN:John Sigvard
Misc: of the Olsen & (Chic) Johnson popular knockabout comedy vaudeville Team; Bway smash:Hellzapoppin

🎭Patricia A. Welsh -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1915 d.1/26/1995 (79)
Actress
Movie Titles: E.T. (the character's voice)

🎭Robert Hegyes -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/7/1951 d.1/26/2012 (60)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
TV Shows: Welcome Back Kotter (as Juan Luis Pedro Phillipo Epstein de Huevos), Cagney & Lacey (as Det. Manny Esposito)

⛪🎭Abe Vigoda -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/24/1921 d.1/26/2016 N.S. (94)
Jewish, TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: 1970s TV crime show guest actor
TV Shows: Barney Miller (as Detective Phil Fish), Fish (as Detective Phil Fish)
Movie Titles: Look Who's Talking, The Godfather (series as Mafia leader Tessio)

🎵Buzz Clifford -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/8/1942 d.1/26/2018 N.S. (75)
Songwriter, Pop Singer
Names/Places: RN:Reese Francis Clifford III
Song Titles: Baby Sittin' Boogie

✍🎭Jack Burns -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/15/1933 N.S. d.1/26/2020 N.S. (86)
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, TV Producer
Misc: of the Burns & (Avery) Schreiber team
TV Shows: Fridays (co-producer, announcer), The Muppet Show (producer, writer), Andy Griffith Show (as Warren Ferguson), Getting Together (as Officer Rudy Colcheck), Wait Till Your Father Gets Home (as Ralph Kane), Burns and Schriber Comedy Hour
Movie Titles: The Muppet Movie (writer)

🎵Bob Shane -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/1/1934 N.S. d.1/26/2020 N.S. (85)
Banjoist, Folk Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Kingston Trio

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In 1784, In a letter to his daughter dated January 26, 1784, Benjamin Franklin expressed unhappiness with the choice of the eagle as the symbol of America. He said he preferred the turkey. This was a time when turkeys were smart birds that lived in the wild and not the stupid things bred for Thanksgiving dinner.

In 1790, “Cosi Fan Tutte,” a comic opera by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart had its first performance in Vienna.

In 1940, “Stone Age”, Cartoon Character, Max Fleischerʹs first 'Flintstoneʹ-type cartoon, debut. Nobody said “Yabba Dabba Doo”.

In 1945, The Donald Duck film, “The Clock Watcher” is released.

In 1949, Tape Recorder Developed by 3M for mass-producing tapes.

In 1957, On the cover of TV Guide: “Bob Hope”. Other Articles: Circus Boy, Cheyenne

In 1962, Bishop Burke of the Buffalo Catholic dioceses declares Chubby Checkerʹs “The Twist” is impure and bans it from all Catholic schools, parishes and youth events. It canʹt be danced, sung about or listened to in any Catholic school, parish or youth event. Later in the year, the Twist will be banned from community center dances in Tampa, Florida as well. Editorʹs Note: we fellow Catholics must lighten up and enjoy life for a change.

In 1967, TVʹS BATMAN The Penguin and Marsha Queen of Diamonds are the villains in a three-part episode that begins on this night.

In 1970, In Beatles History: Singer, Songwriter John Lennon and producer Phil Spector wrote, recorded and mixed the hit record “Instant Karma” (just add water!) in one day, which is released early next month. Ringo and Maureen fly from London to the U.S. to attend the “The Magic Christian” premiere. United Kingdom single release: “My Sweet Lord”.

In 1973, In a Brady Bunch episode called “Amateur Nite”, The Brady kids compete in a local TV amateur contest to win money for their parentsʹ anniversary present; when an additional charge of $56.23 for engraving prevents the kids from picking up their gift they decide to do a song-and-dance act in an amateur contest with a $100 first prize.

In 1977, Fleetwood Mac founder guitarist Peter Green was committed to a mental hospital after he attacked his accountant with an air rifle while being served a $30,000 royalty cheque that Green refused.

In 1978, Workers at EMIʹs record processing plant in Britain refused to press copies of punk band the Buzzcocksʹ “Oh S$#%,” the flip side of their single “What Do I Get?” The single does eventually get pressed and the “What Do I Get?” is a number one smash in the United Kingdom.

In 1979, “Hello, Larry”, TV Comedy(?) starring McLean Stevenson who continued his streak of appearring in series bombs since leaving M*A*S*H, debut on NBC.

In 1979, “The Dukes Of Hazzard”, TV Adventure; debut on CBS. Yee-Haa! In the pilot episode, “One Armed Bandit,” them Duke boys (Lukas and Beauregard) hijack Boss Hoggʹs shipment of illegal slot machines. It starred John Schneider, as Bo Duke; Tom Wopat, as Luke Duke; and Waylon Jennings, as The Balladeer. Jennings sings the theme song, “Good Olʹ Boys”

In 1979, “Turnabout”, TV Comedy, debut on NBC.

In 1980, On the cover of TV Guide: “Richard Mulligan and Kathryn Damon of Soap”. Other Articles: Isaac Asimov, Christopher Norris

In 1980, Once upon a time, before Lisa Kudrow routinely foisted herself upon a dozen talk show couches a week, another blonde ruled the land — the lovely Teri Garr. On this night in 1980, Ms. Garr expanded her late-night reign with the first of three hosting appearances on “Saturday Night Live.”

In 1980, R.C., “Coward Of The County” by Kenny Rogers peaked at number three on the pop singles chart. It was parodied into “Chicken Of The County”.

In 1980, TVʹS “SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE” Musical Guests: B-52s (“ROCK LOBSTER”)

In 1981, David Tanny goes out of business at 20 and into a deep recession as he runs out of money and drops out of college. This is what happens when parents divorce. Donʹt do divorces. Kids go broke. Send your cash donations to David Tanny, PO Box 19569, San Diego, California 92159-0569.

In 1987, “Greatest Hits” album by Ray Stevens was released

In 1994, “Babylon 5”, TV Scifi Adventure, debut in syndication via PTEN, which hoped to become a real network but never did. It also starred former Lost In Space actor Bill Mumy.

In 1994, “Beavis and Butt-head Experience” album by Beavis And Butt-head was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA

In 1994, “Saturday Night Liveʹs” Jon Lovitz resurfaces as the voice of Jay Sherman in ABCʹs “The Critic,” an animated satirical look at movies and pop culture. (Later salvaged by Fox and, more recently, Comedy Central.)

In 1997, D.T. was seen and heard on KUSI-51 during the 10pm newscast as the newscrew documented his pizza industry job at work on Super Bowl Sunday.

In 1998, President Clinton forcefully and with anger denied (while arrogantly pointing his finger) having an affair with a former White House intern, telling reporters, “I want to say one thing to the American people…I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky,” Clinton also said he “never told anybody to lie.”

In 1998, In response to allegations that heʹd had an affair with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky, President Clinton declared — “I did not have sexual relations with that woman.” That clip ended up becoming the butt of many Jay Leno jokes. Later, heʹd admit to having an improper relationship with Lewinsky…but saying he didnʹt think oral sex was “sexual relations” in the strictest sense.

In 2003, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” began airing on ABC after the big football game

In 2004, Dennis Miller premiered on CNBC.

In 2012, Actor Robert Hegyes, 60, died in Edison, New Jersey.

In 2016, Character actor Abe Vigoda, 94, died in Woodland Park, New Jersey.

In 2017, “Riverdale” began airing on The CW

In 3500, B.C., according to The Tonight Show, the ancient Sumerians invented beer; the next day, about two in the morning, Sumerlan women would start looking a whole lot better.

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 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “Tiger Rag” by Les Paul And Mary Ford charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Banana Boat Song” by The Tarriers charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Banana Boat Song” by Harry Belafonte charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Banana Boat Song” by The Fontane Sisters charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Banana Boat Song” by Sarah Vaughan charted at number 31 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Auctioneer” by Leroy Van Dyke charted at number 34 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Banana Boat Song” by Steve Lawrence charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “Ain't Got No Home” by Clarence "Frogman" Henry charted at number 42 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1957, “The Auctioneer” by Chuck Miller charted at number 64 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Telstar” by The Tornados charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Pepino The Italian Mouse” by Lou Monte charted at number 16 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 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “The Ballad Of Jed Clampett” by Flatt And Scruggs charted at number 51 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 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Who Stole The Keeshka” by Matys Brothers charted at number 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Cool Water” by The Blue-Belles charted at number 127 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Smokin' In The Boys Room” by Brownsville Station charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Americans” by Byron MacGregor charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Spiders And Snakes” by Jim Stafford charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Rock On” by David Essex charted at number 24 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Sister Mary Elephant (Shudd-Up!)” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Americans (A Canadian's Opinion)” by Gordon Sinclair charted at number 28 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Daddy What If” by Bill Parsons As Bobby Bare charted at number 54 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “I Wish I Was Eighteen Again” by George Burns charted at number 81 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Money (That's What I Want)” by The Flying Lizards charted at number 93 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 100 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Theme From 'The Circus' (Computer Game)” by Yellow Magic Orchestra charted at number 106 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Bruce” by Rick Springfield charted at number 62 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Wiggle It” by 2 In A Room charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “This Is Ponderous” by 2NU charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Signs” by Tesla charted at number 61 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Cleaning This Gun (Come On In Boy)” by Rodney Atkins charted at number 65 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Witch Doctor (2007)” by Alvin And The Chipmunks Featuring Chris Classic charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Baby Shark” by Pinkfong charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1963, “Sun Arise” by Rolf Harris charted at number 15 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Telstar” by The Tornados charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “Funny All Over” by Vernons Girls charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1963, “We're Gonna Go Fishin'” by Hank Locklin charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “The Wombling Song” by The Wombles charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 23 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 24 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Living In The Plastic Age” by The Buggles charted at number 54 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Walking On The Moon” by The Police charted at number 58 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Captain Beaky” by Keith Michell, Captain Beaky And His Band charted at number 75 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “We All Stand Together” by Paul McCartney And The Frog Chorus charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Nellie The Elephant” by Toy Dolls charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “One Night In Bangkok” by Murray Head charted at number 43 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “World Destruction” by Time Zone charted at number 46 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “White Lines (Don't Do It)” by Melle Mel And The Furious Five charted at number 85 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Wiggle It” by 2 In A Room charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “The Grease Megamix” by John Travolta And Olivia Newton-John charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Do The Bartman” by The Simpsons charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “The Whistle Song (Blow My Whistle Bitch)” by DJ Aligator Project charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “Because I Got High” by Afroman charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 81 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Baby Shark” by Pinkfong charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 68 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 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “Christmas In Killarney” by Percy Faith And The Shillelagh Singers charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “Come On-A My House” by Rosemary Clooney charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “Gone Fishin'” by Bing Crosby And Louis Armstrong charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1974, “Rock On / On And On” by David Essex charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Video Killed The Radio Star / Kid Dynamo” by The Buggles charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Computer Games / Wot Do You Want” by Mi-Sex charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Cars / Asylum” by Gary Numan charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Tusk / Never Make Me Cry” by Fleetwood Mac charted at number 12 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 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Devil Went Down To Georgia / Rainbow Ride” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 23 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Smurf Song / The Magic Flute Smurf” by Father Abraham And The Smurfs charted at number 35 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 56 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 78 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “$60 Duck / Burgundy Rose” by Lewie Wickham charted at number 99 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 24 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Christmas Countdown” by Frank Kelly charted at number 45 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Agadoo” by Black Lace charted at number 49 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Do The Bartman” by The Simpsons charted at number 45 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2002, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Bob The Builder charted at number 50 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Bad Day” by Alvin And The Chipmunks charted at number 22 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Funkytown” by Alvin And The Chipmunks charted at number 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “I Love It” by Icona Pop Featuring Charli XCX charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 23 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2019, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 37 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1980, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles charted at number 2 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Jezebel” by Jon Stevens charted at number 4 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Computer Games” by Mi-Sex charted at number 9 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Cars” by Gary Numan charted at number 20 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Tusk” by Fleetwood Mac charted at number 25 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rainbow Connection” by Kermit The Frog (Jim Henson) charted at number 38 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 12 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Once In A Lifetime” by Talking Heads charted at number 30 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Agadoo” by Black Lace charted at number 44 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Do The Bartman” by The Simpsons charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Operaa House” by Malcolm McLaren And The World Famous Supreme Team Show charted at number 24 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “The Distant Future EP” by Flight Of The Conchords charted at number 29 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore And Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz charted at number 2 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2013, “Gangnam Style” by PSY charted at number 20 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 2 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 7 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Bobby Brown” by Frank Zappa charted at number 12 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Joe's Garage” by Frank Zappa charted at number 20 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “One Night In Bangkok” by Murray Head charted at number 4 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1985, “Woodpeckers From Space” by Video Kids charted at number 11 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1963, “Telstar” by The Tornados charted at number 8 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1974, “Jailhouse Rock” by Elvis Presley charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 2 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Walking On The Moon” by The Police charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “One Night In Bangkok” by Murray Head charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “We All Stand Together” by Paul McCartney And The Frog Chorus charted at number 13 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Operaa House” by Malcolm McLaren And The World Famous Supreme Team Show charted at number 36 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1985, “Ghostbusters” by Ray Parker Jr. charted at number 1 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1980, “Joe's Garage” by Frank Zappa charted at number 8 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

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

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

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1980, “Video Killed The Radio Star” by The Buggles charted at number 9 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 12 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “One Night In Bangkok” by Murray Head charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1985, “Woodpeckers From Space” by Video Kids charted at number 19 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

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

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

In 1974, “Spiders And Snakes” by Jim Stafford charted at number 10 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1991, “Do The Bartman” by The Simpsons charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

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Calendar

Holidays

Saint Paula Feast Day
[USA] Celebrity Read a Book Week (Day 3)
[USA] Glaucoma Awareness Week (Day 3)
[USA] Health Awareness Week (Day 3)
[USA] Meat Week (Day 3)
[Scotland] Up Helly Aa'
[Arkansas] General Douglas MacArthur Day
[Australia] Australia Day Traditional
[Dominican Rep] Duarte's Day - birthday of hero Juan Duarte).
[India] Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Republic (1950)
[Michigan] Admission Day (1837)
[USA] All You Can Eat Day (every month)
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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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