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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for January 31

Last Updated 02-01-2020

🎭Jessica Walter -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.1/31/1941
TV/Movie Actress, Puppet Actress
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: Amy Prentiss (star), All That Glitters (as Joan), Bare Essence, Wheels, Dinosaurs (as mom Fran Sinclair), Arrested Development (as Lucille Bluth)
Movie Titles: Play Misty For Me

🎭Jonathan Banks -- is 73 in the year 2020 and 74 in the year 2021; b.1/31/1947
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Gangster Chronicles, Wiseguy (as Frank McPike), Breaking Bad (as Mike Ehrmantraut), Better Call Saul (as Mike Ehrmantraut)
Movie Titles: Beverly Hills Cop, Airplane!

🏆⚾Nolan Ryan -- is 73 in the year 2020 and 74 in the year 2021; b.1/31/1947
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: b. in Refugio, TX.; FN:Lynn
Misc: 8x All-Star, 11x Strikeout Leader; struck out record 383 batters '73; the first to strike out 5000 batters (5668 career -92); record 100.9 mph fast ball; RHP; author of record 7 no-hitters against Kansas City A's and Detroit (1973), Minnesota (1974), Baltimore (1975), LA Dodgers (1981), Oakland A's (1990) and Toronto (1991 at age 44); 2-time 20-game winner (1973-74); 2-time NL leader in ERA (1981,87); led AL in strikeouts 9 times and NL twice in 27 years; retired after 1993 season with 324 wins, 292 losses and all-time records for strikeouts (5,714) and walks (2,795); never won Cy Young Award; Angels #30 retired, Astros #34 retired, Rangers #34 retired; in the Rangers and Baseball Halls of Fame; somebody's dog ate him in a novelty song
Sports Teams: New York Mets (1966, 1968-1971), California Angels (1972-1979), Houston Astros (1980-1988), Texas Rangers (1989-1993)

🎵🎸John Lydon -- is 64 in the year 2020 and 65 in the year 2021; b.1/31/1956 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Punk Rock Singer, English
Names/Places: MN:Joseph
Group Names: The Sex Pistols (co-founder & Johnny Rotten derived from Jolly Rotten), Public Image Ltd.

🎭Paulette Braxton -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.1/31/1965 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: The Parkers, In the House, Homeboys in Outer Space
Movie Titles: A Night at the Roxbury, Lockdown

🎭Matt (Comedian) King -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.1/31/1968 N.S.
Comedian, English
TV Shows: Peep Show (as Super Hans)

🎭Minnie Driver -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.1/31/1970
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, English
TV Shows: Speechless (as Maya DiMeo)
Movie Titles: Princess Mononoke, Gross Pointe Blanke, GoldenEye, Good Will Hunting, Tarzan (voice), Return To Me

🎭Portia de Rossi -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.1/31/1973
Actress, Australian
Names/Places: RN:Amanda Rogers
TV Shows: Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, New York Daze, Ally McBeal (as Nellie Porter), Arrested Development (as Lindsay Bluth Funke), Scandal (as Elizabeth North)
Movie Titles: Cursed, Stigmata

🎭Bobby Moynihan -- is 43 in the year 2020 and 44 in the year 2021; b.1/31/1977
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live, Nature Cat, We Bare Bears, The Awesomes
Movie Titles: Inside Out, Monsters University, Delivery Man

🎵Justin Randall Timberlake -- is 39 in the year 2020 and 40 in the year 2021; b.1/31/1981
Singer
Group Names: N'Sync, soloist
TV Shows: The All-New Mickey Mouse Club

🎭Spanky Hayes -- is 34 in the year 2020 and 35 in the year 2021; b.1/31/1986 N.S.
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Wild 'N Out

✍🎭🎵Eddie Cantor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/31/1892 d.10/10/1964 (72)
Writer, Radio Actor, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host, Vaudevillan, Pop Crooner
Names/Places: b. in New York City; NN:Rolling Banjo Eyes; RN:Isidore Edward Iskowitz
TV Shows: Colgate Comedy Hour

🎭Percy Helton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/31/1894 d.9/11/1971 (77)
Actor
TV Shows: The Beverly Hillbillies (as Homer Cratchit)

🎭Tallulah Bankhead -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/31/1903 d.12/12/1968 (65)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Lesbian
Names/Places: b. in Huntsville, AL
Misc: some say b. 1902
TV Shows: Batman (as The Black Widow)
Movie Titles: Lifeboat, Die Die Darling

🎭Garry Moore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/31/1915 d.11/28/1993 (78)
Comedian, Game Show Host, Variety Show Host
Names/Places: b. in Baltimore; RN:Thomas Garrison Morfit
TV Shows: The Garry Moore Show, I've Got a Secret, To Tell the Truth

🎨Harry W. Prichett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/31/1921 d.2/5/2000 (79)
Cartoonist
TV Shows: Winky Dink and You (creator of the interactive TV program)

⛪🎭🎵Carol Channing -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/31/1921 N.S. d.1/15/2019 N.S. (97)
Christian Scientist, Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Seattle; LN:Lowe
Movie Titles: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Hello Dolly, Thoroughly Modern Millie

🎭Norm Prescott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/31/1927 d.7/2/2005 (78)
Cartoon Producer
Misc: co-founder and executive producer at Filmation Studios. He, Lou Scheimer and Hal Sutherland formed Filmation in 1963.

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🎭Suzanne Pleshette -- Birth Anniversary -- b.1/31/1937 d.1/19/2008 (70)
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: The Bob Newhart Show (as Emily Hartley), Suzanne Pleshette is Maggie Briggs (star), The Boys Are Back (as Jackie)
Movie Titles: Hitchcock's The Birds

🎭Nathaniel Goodwin -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/25/1857 d.1/31/1919 (61)
Stage Actor, Comedian

Edwin Howard Armstrong -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/18/1890 d.1/31/1954 (63)
Hall of Famer, Engineer, Inventor
Names/Places: b. in New York
Misc: the inventor of wide-band FM (frequency modulation) radio braodcasting

🎭🎵🎷Ford Lee "Buck" Washington -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/16/1903 d.1/31/1955 (51)
Comedian, Dancer, Pianist, Trumpeter, Novelty Singer, Jazz Musician
Misc: of Buck and Bubbles

🎭Terry Wogan -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/3/1938 N.S. d.1/31/2016 N.S. (77)
Radio Host, Comedian, TV Host, Irish
Names/Places: NN: The King of Inoffensive Mockery and Self Deprecation; RN:Sir Michael Terence Wogan

🎭Anne Gillis -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/12/1927 N.S. d.1/31/2018 N.S. (90)
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, American, English
Movie Titles: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, Bambi, 2001: A Space Odyssey, In Society, The Time of Their Lives

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In 1871, Birds fly over the western part of San Francisco in such large numbers that they actually darken the sky. Extra pooper scoopers were sold that day.

In 1953, R.C., “I Went To Your Wedding” Makes The Pop Chart by Spike Jones and the City Slickers with Sir Frederic Gas; will peak at #20.

In 1959, On the cover of TV Guide: “George Gobel”. Other Articles: Milburn Stone, Carl Reiner

In 1965, TVʹs “For The People” debuts. Do you remember this series, the one WILLIAM SHATNER did just prior to “STAR TREK”?? He played a New York prosecuting attorney named DAVID KOSTER…But the show barely lasted 13 episodes, leaving the air in early May. (Imagine, if this show has been a winner, someone else would have been cast as JAMES TT. KIRK).

In 1968, “Judy In Disguise With Glasses” single by John Fred and The Playboys was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1970, R.C., “Whole Lotta Love” by Led Zeppelin peaked at number four on the pop singles chart; it was parodied with kazoos later on.

In 1971, R.C., “My Sweet Lord” by George Harrison peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart and stayed there for five weeks.

In 1972, COVER OF TIME FLIP WILSON “TVʹs First Black Superstar”

In 1976, R.C., “Love Rollercoaster” by Ohio Players peaked at number one on the pop singles chart. What was that mystery behind the screaming woman between verses about?

In 1976, Pittsburgh Steeler quarterback Terry Bradshaw launched a short-lived country career with the release of “Iʹm So Lonesome I Could Cry”. The tune eventually reached number 17 on the charts.

In 1981, For lack of getting anything better to do, David Tanny gets a job at a fleabag redneck Singing Hills Country Club in some outland where ugly fat cheapskate inbreds run the dump.

In 1981, On the cover of TV Guide: “Johnny Carson, Bob Hope, George Burns”. Other Articles: Jack Benny, Happy Days

In 1981, R.C., “The Tide Is High” by Blondie peaked at number one on the pop singles chart. Barnes and Barnes parodied it into “That Was Number One”.

In 1981, R.C., “Whoʹs Making Love” by Blues Brothers peaked at #39 on the pop singles chart.

In 1987, “Respect Yourself” by Bruce Willis entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1992, Billy (TV Comedy) debut on ABC.

In 1993, “Ben Stiller Show” TV Comedy Variety last aired on Fox. The New York Times Magazine recently pointed to “The Ben Stiller Show” as “the kind of incubator for performers and writers that 'Your Show of Showsʹ was in the 50's and 'Saturday Night Live' and 'SCTV' were in the 70's and 80's,” introducing the world to “the Posse” — Ben Stiller, Janeane Garofalo, Andy Dick, Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, and Kathy Griffin.

In 1997, The 1977 movie “Star Wars” was rereleased as “Star Wars Special Edition” in theaters in the U.S.A. and grossed a record January opening weekend take of $35.9 million.

In 1998, “TV Bloopers” returned to weekly shows hosted by Dick Clark and Suzanne Whang.

In 1998, The Presidents of the United States of America play their final show at Seattlesʹs Paramount Theatre. The show benefits the Chicken Soup Brigade, which provides food and services to Seattle residents with HIV/AIDS.

In 1999, The animated TV series “Family Guy” was seen on Fox-TV for the first time as a special sneak preview. The show debuted in April as a regular series.

In 2005, David Letterman delivered Johnny Carsonʹs final monologue in honor of his passing on “Late Show”

In 2007, Nine blinking electronic devices planted around Boston threw a scare into the city in what turned out to be a marketing campaign for a late-night cable cartoon.

In 2007, Some three dozen blinking electronic devices planted around Boston threw a scare into the city in what turned out to be a marketing campaign for the Cartoon Network TV show “Aqua Teen Hunger Force.”

In 2008, Pop star Britney Spears was taken from her home by ambulance to UCLA Medical Center, where she was held for a week for psychiatric evaluation.

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1948, “Too Fat Polka” by Arthur Godfrey charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “Civilization (Bongo, Bongo, Bongo)” by Danny Kaye And The Andrews Sisters charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover” by Art Mooney And His Orchestra And Choir charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “It's In The Book” by Johnny Standley charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?” by Patti Page charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “I Went To Your Wedding” by Spike Jones charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The All-American Boy” by Bill Parsons As Bobby Bare charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Lucky Ladybug” by Billy And Lillie charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)” by The Chipmunks With The Music Of David Seville charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Beep Beep” by The Playmates charted at number 29 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Children's Marching Song (Nick Nack Paddy Whack)” by Cyril Stapleton And His Orchestra charted at number 30 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Children's Marching Song (Nick Nack Paddy Whack)” by Mitch Miller And His Orchestra And Chorus charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Little Space Girl” by Jesse Lee Turner charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Ambrose (Part Five)” by Linda Laurie charted at number 64 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “I Got A Wife” by The Mark IV charted at number 84 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Theme From 'Rawhide'” by Link Wray And His Ray Men charted at number 98 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Jingle Jangle” by The Archies charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Jam Up And Jelly Tight” by Tommy Roe charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Okie From Muskogee” by Merle Haggard charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither)” by Jane Birkin And Serge Gainsbourg charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Welfare Cadillac” by Guy Drake charted at number 93 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Convoy” by C.W. McCall charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “The White Knight” by Cledus Maggard And The Citizen's Band charted at number 34 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Junk Food Junkie” by Larry Groce charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Young Love” by Ray Stevens charted at number 93 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “9 To 5” by Dolly Parton charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Flash's Theme a.k.a. Flash” by Queen charted at number 52 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Rapture” by Blondie charted at number 61 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Whip It” by Devo charted at number 66 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Theme From 'The Dukes Of Hazzard' (Good Ol' Boys)” by Waylon Jennings charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Teacher, Teacher” by Rockpile charted at number 86 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by Beastie Boys charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “You Be Illin'” by Run-D.M.C. charted at number 54 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Ronnie's Rapp” by Ron And The D.C. Crew charted at number 95 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Lollipop (Candyman)” by Aqua charted at number 53 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Milkshake” by Kelis charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1953, “The Cowpuncher's Cantata (medley)” by Max Bygraves charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Chantilly Lace” by The Big Bopper charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “A Pub With No Beer” by Slim Dusty charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 14 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “(Are You Ready) Do The Bus Stop” by The Fatback Band charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Low Rider” by War charted at number 24 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Dance Of The Cuckoos” by The Band Of The Black Watch charted at number 50 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Rapture” by Blondie charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Flash's Theme a.k.a. Flash” by Queen charted at number 14 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Rabbit” by Chas 'n' Dave charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stop The Cavalry” by Jona Lewie charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “It's Hard To Be Humble” by Mac Davis charted at number 33 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “I Shot The Sheriff” by Light Of The World charted at number 41 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Car Trouble” by Adam And The Ants charted at number 51 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Oldest Swinger In Town” by Fred Wedlock charted at number 52 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “There's No One Quite Like Grandma” by St. Winifred's School Choir charted at number 70 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “(Do) The Hucklebuck” by Coast To Coast charted at number 75 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Rat In Mi Kitchen” by UB40 charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Amnesia” by Chumbawamba charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 31 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh!” by Teletubbies charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Milkshake” by Kelis charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Proper Crimbo” by Bo' Selecta! charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “Beverly Hills” by Weezer charted at number 59 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1940, “Beer Barrel Polka (Roll Out The Barrel)” by The Joe Loss Orchestra or The Andrews Sisters charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1940, “Three Little Fishies” by Kay Kyser And His Orchestra charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1941, “The Woodpecker Song” by Kate Smith or Glenn Miller And Marion Hutton charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1945, “Cow-Cow Boogie (Cuma-Ti-Yi-Yi-Ay)” by The Ink Spots And Ella Fitzgerald charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1946, “Bell Bottom Trousers” by George Trevare And Tassie Hamilton charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1947, “Sioux City Sue” by Bing Crosby And The Jesters or Kate Smith charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “Feudin' And Fightin'” by Bing Crosby And The Jesters charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “Who Threw The Overalls In Mrs. Murphy's Chowder” by Bing Crosby And The Jesters charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “It's The Same Old Shillelah” by Bing Crosby And The Jesters charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “Botch-A-Me (Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina)” by Rosemary Clooney charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “It's In The Book” by Johnny Standley charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “The Cowpuncher's Cantata (medley)” by Max Bygraves charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Beep Beep” by The Playmates charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Jam Up And Jelly Tight” by Tommy Roe charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Put Another Log On The Fire (Male Chauvinist National Anthem) / Slap Your Draughty Blue Jeans” by Bill And Boyd charted at number 24 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Convoy / Black Bear Road” by C.W. McCall charted at number 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “D.I.V.O.R.C.E / Cuckoo” by Billy Connolly charted at number 35 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody / I'm In Love With My Car” by Queen charted at number 72 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face / Ain't In No Hurry” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Time Warp” by Various Artists charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stop The Cavalry / Laughing Tonight” by Jona Lewie charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “I Like Chinese / I Bet You They Won't Play This Song On The Radio” by Monty Python charted at number 35 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Never Mind The Presents / The Swindon Cowboy” by The Barron Knights charted at number 43 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Baggy Trousers / The Business” by Madness charted at number 46 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Ashes To Ashes / Move On” by David Bowie charted at number 52 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Kiss Army / Normdrum” by Norman Gunston charted at number 64 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Psycho Chicken” by The Fools charted at number 70 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Generals And Majors / The Somnambulist” by XTC charted at number 72 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Empire Strikes Back (medley) / The Force Theme” by Meco charted at number 77 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Aussie Barbecue Song / The Man From Snowy River” by Frankie Davidson charted at number 83 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “It's Hard To Be Humble / The Greatest Gift Of All” by Mac Davis charted at number 84 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Walkin' On The Sun” by Smash Mouth charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Not The Sunscreen Song” by John Safran charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Black Bugs” by Regurgitator charted at number 39 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Milkshake” by Kelis charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1976, “Put Another Log On The Fire (Male Chauvinist National Anthem)” by Bill And Boyd charted at number 29 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Theme From 'The Dukes Of Hazzard' (Good Ol' Boys)” by Waylon Jennings charted at number 31 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 33 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “It's Hard To Be Humble” by Mac Davis charted at number 34 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Whip It” by Devo charted at number 38 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 3 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Rumors” by Timex Social Club charted at number 31 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 4 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “The Breaks” by Nadanuf charted at number 24 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Walkin' On The Sun” by Smash Mouth charted at number 40 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Milkshake” by Kelis charted at number 6 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1976, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie charted at number 15 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “In The Army Now” by Status Quo charted at number 15 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Fire Water Burn” by The Bloodhound Gang charted at number 11 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 20 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 34 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1987, “In The Army Now” by Status Quo charted at number 5 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 6 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Celebration Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 29 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 10 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 12 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1970, “Jingle Jangle” by The Archies charted at number 27 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 2 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Lola (Live)” by The Kinks charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Are You Lonesome Tonight? (Laughing Version)” by Elvis Presley charted at number 17 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Baggy Trousers” by Madness charted at number 22 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stop The Cavalry” by Jona Lewie charted at number 28 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “De vogeltjesdans (aka The Chicken Dance)” by De Electronica's charted at number 30 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Flash's Theme a.k.a. Flash” by Queen charted at number 33 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life” by Monty Python charted at number 34 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 11 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Rat In Mi Kitchen” by UB40 charted at number 13 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 22 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 28 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1987, “In The Army Now” by Status Quo charted at number 3 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Celebration Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 45 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 15 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1970, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither)” by Jane Birkin And Serge Gainsbourg charted at number 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 7 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Sign Up For The Champions” by Manchester United charted at number 2 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1970, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “In The Army Now” by Status Quo charted at number 8 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 9 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Rumors” by Timex Social Club charted at number 23 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 11 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 29 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 44 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1959, “The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)” by The Chipmunks With The Music Of David Seville charted at number 8 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The All-American Boy” by Bill Parsons As Bobby Bare charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Children's Marching Song (Nick Nack Paddy Whack)” by Mitch Miller And His Orchestra And Chorus or Cyril Stapleton And His Orchestra or The Sauter Finegal Doodletown Fifers charted at number 18 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Jingle Jangle” by The Archies charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Jam Up And Jelly Tight” by Tommy Roe charted at number 11 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Convoy” by C.W. McCall charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Wasn't That A Party” by The Irish Rovers charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Whip It” by Devo charted at number 15 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Turning Japanese” by The Vapors charted at number 16 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs for January 31, 2021

What's Today?

Today is Sun Jan the 31 in the year 2021
Jan 1 began on a Fri
This is day 31 of the year
Serialnumber = 44215
Julian date = 2459234 O.S.= 1 - 18 - 2021

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Holidays

Saint John Bosco Feast Day
[World] International Clergy Appreciation Week Begins
[Lerwick, Shetland Islands] Up-Helly-Aa/Norse fire festival
[Malaysia] Independence day (1957)
[Nauru] Independence Day (1968)
[Surrey England] Dicing for Maid's Money Day
[USA] Animal In Space Day (A chimp named Ham! Talk about HAM Solo!)
[USA] Daytime Soap Opera Day (proposed by D.T.)
[USA] Westerns Are Wonderful Day

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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
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Gems: garnet and hyacinth
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