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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for May 15

Last Updated 07-18-2020

🎭🎵Lanie Kazan -- is 80 in the year 2020 and 81 in the year 2021; b.5/15/1940
TV/Movie Actress, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RLN:Levine
Misc: some say b. 1941-43 or May 16
TV Shows: Paper Chase (as Rose Samuels), Beverly Hills 90210 (as Andrea's Granma Rose Zuckerman)
Movie Titles: You Don't Mess with the Zohan, Pixels, Beaches, My Favorite Year, My Big Fat Greek Wedding (series)

🎭🎵Gunilla Hutton -- is 78 in the year 2020 and 79 in the year 2021; b.5/15/1942
TV Actress, Singer, Swedish
TV Shows: Petticoat Junction (as Billie Jo Bradley), Hee Haw

✍🎭Harve Brosten -- is 77 in the year 2020 and 78 in the year 2021; b.5/15/1943
Comedy Writer, TV Producer/Director
TV Shows: The Jeffersons, All in the Family
Movie Titles: Shamus, The Anderson Tapes

🎵Grandmaster Melle Mel -- is 59 in the year 2020 and 60 in the year 2021; b.5/15/1961 N.S.
Rapper
Group Names: Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five

🎭🎮Sarah Hadland -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.5/15/1971 N.S.
Actress, Video Game Voice Actress, English
TV Shows: The Job Lot, Miranda, SuperNormal
Movie Titles: Quantum of Solace, Magicians, Leap Year, Now is Good, Horrible Histories
Video Games: James Bond 007: Blood Stone, Fable (series)

🎭Richard Blackwood -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.5/15/1972 N.S.
Comedian, Personality, English
TV Shows: Richard Blackwood Show (star), Ed Stone is Dead (star)

🎭Russell Hornsby -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.5/15/1974
Actor
TV Shows: Lincoln Heights, Grimm (as Hank Griffin)
Movie Titles: Meet the Parents, Big Fat Liar

🎭🎵🎸Ahmet Rodan Emuukha Zappa -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.5/15/1974
Actor, Producer, Rock & Roll Musician
Names/Places: Gail & Frank's son
TV Shows: 2 Hip 4 TV, Roseanne, Z, Happy Hour (USA)
Movie Titles: The Odd Life of Timothy Green, Jack Frost, Pump Up the Volume, Ready to Rumble

🎨🎭Alexandra Breckenridge -- is 38 in the year 2020 and 39 in the year 2021; b.5/15/1982
Photographer, Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: True Blood, Dirt, Family Guy, The Walking Dead, American Horror Story
Movie Titles: The Bridge to Nowhere, She's the Man, D.E.B.S., Big Fat Liar

🎭Jasmin Brown -- is 31 in the year 2020 and 32 in the year 2021; b.5/15/1989 N.S.
Actress, Comedienne

Lyman Frank Baum -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/15/1856 d.5/6/1919 (62)
Children's Author
Book Titles: The Wizard of Oz

🎭🎵Eddie Morton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/15/1870 d.4/11/1938 (67)
Stage Actor, Comedian, Novelty Singer

🎭Menasha Skulnik -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/15/1890 d.6/4/1970 (80)
TV/Radio Actor, Comedian, Polish
Misc: Yiddish
TV Shows: Menasha the Magnificent (star), The Goldbergs (as Uncle David)

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✍🎭🎵Stanley Lupino -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/15/1893 d.6/10/1942 (49)
Short Story Writer, Comedian, Director, Choreographer, Librettist, Singer, English

✍🎭Charles Lamont -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/15/1895 d.9/12/1993 (98)
Screenwriter, Movie Actor, Movie Director
Movie Titles: Abbott and Costello (movie series)

🎭Peggy Pope -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/15/1929 N.S. d.5/27/2020 N.S. (91)
Actress
TV Shows: Billy, Soap (as Mrs. David), 9 to 5 (as Betty)
Movie Titles: The Last Starfighter, Choke, Once Bitten

🎵Bruce Duncan "Utah" Phillips -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/15/1935 N.S. d.5/23/2008 N.S. (73)
Folk Singer
Song Titles: Moose Turd Pie

⚛🎮Samuel F. "Ted" Dabney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/15/1937 N.S. d.5/26/2018 N.S. (81)
Engineer, Video Game Figure
Misc: the co-founder of Atari, Inc. alongside Nolan Bushnell, and one of the creators of the first successful arcade game titled Pong.

Charles Perrault -- Death 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

🎭🎵Frankie Jaxon -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/3/1897 d.5/15/1953 (56)
Comedian, Vaudevillan, Singer, Pianist, Saxophonist, Blues Performer
Names/Places: NN:Half Pint
Misc: many say he was b. on Feb 3, 1895, many sources said he died in 1944; birth and death dates are from a headstone application as a military veteran.

🎭Joe Cook -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/29/1890 d.5/15/1959 (69)
Comedian, Vaudevillan

🎭Barbara Stuart -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/3/1935 d.5/15/2011 (76)
Actress
TV Shows: Pete & Gladys, Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. (as Bunny Harper), Our Family Honor, The Queen and I

🎭John Stephenson -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/9/1923 d.5/15/2015 (91)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: Voiced some Hanna-Barbera cartoons 50s-60s
TV Shows: People's Choice, Top Cat (as Fancy-Fancy), Jonny Quest (as Dr. Benton Quest), Augue Doggie (as Doggie Daddy)

⚖🎭Bobby Diamond -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/23/1943 N.S. d.5/15/2019 N.S. (75)
Attorney, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: RN: Robert Leroy Diamond
TV Shows: Fury (as Joey Newton), Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (as Duncan Gillis), Emergency + 4 (voice)
Movie Titles: Airborne, Billie

🎭Fred Willard -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/18/1933 N.S. d.5/15/2020 N.S. (86)
TV/Stage Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Shaker Heights, OH
Misc: Second City troupe member, was born in 1933 and not 1939 according to Tom Leykis who met him in 2012.
TV Shows: Fernwood 2-Night (as Jerry Hubbard), Real People, Thicke of the Night, D.C. Follies, Maybe It's Me (as Jerry Stage), A Minute With Stan Hooper (as Fred Hawkins)
Movie Titles: Best in Show, A Mighty Wind, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy

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In 1928, Work is completed on the first Mickey Mouse cartoon character film titled “Plane Crazy”. It was Walt Disneyʹs first silent film featuring his new character. “Plane Crazy” premiered as a sneak preview at a theatre on Sunset Boulevard, in Los Angeles, California. It cost $1,772.89 to make. Minnie Mouse also debuts.

In 1935, The third “Mickey Mouse Magazine” is first published.

In 1937, The Silly Symphony film, “Little Hiawatha” is released. The film, “Michael OʹHalloran” is generally released by Republic Pictures Corporation. An excerpt from the Mickey Mouse cartoon “Puppy Love” is shown.

In 1943, Wacky Worm, Cartoon Character, by Warner Bros., debut.

In 1957, AT THE MOVIES: “DESK SET.” The Spencer Tracy/Katharine Hepburn comedy has its world premiere in New York.

In 1961, R.C., “Bonanza” by Al Caiola Orchestra peaked at #19 on the pop singles chart.

In 1963, At the Grammy awards, Vaughn Meaderʹs “The First Family” won Album of the Year

In 1964, The Smothers Brothers, Dick and Tom, gave their first concert in Carnegie Hall in New York City.

In 1965, Gilliganʹs Island episode #33. “Itʹs Magic”. Gilligan finds a raft, oh wait, no, the great rftiniʹs magic trunk. Ginger knows how to use the magical tricks and the castaways plan to use the magic to scare away angry natives if they ever got to their island again. But Gilligan overhears the castaways saying he was bad luck, so he takes advantage of the disapearing trunk trick to leave and live alone in a cave.

In 1974, Frank Zappa and his wife announce the birth of their third child, a boy named Ahmet Rodan. He is named after the Japanese movie monster who lived mostly on a diet of 707 jets.

In 1975, 05 x 15 = 75

In 1976, R.C., “Kentucky Moonrunner” by Cledus Maggard peaked at #85 on the pop singles chart.

In 1976, R.C., “The Fonz Song” by The Heyettes peaked at #91 on the pop singles chart.

In 1978, Americaʹs “first homosexual robot love story” hits bookstores courtesy of George Nader. Publishers Weekly notes “Chrome” has “several graphic love scenes…and quite a lot about massage technique.” Alongside “Chrome” on the “new release” shelves is the first and only book from author Malcolm Boyd to *not* be reviewed in the New York Times: “Take Off The Masks,” which thoroughly explores his life growing up gay.

In 1981, When we last left “Gilliganʹs Island” (which many hoped we finally had), The Howells had turned the place into a resort with all the other characters (if not actors) returning to run the joint. After a plane crash and escape from the Universal Studios Jaws monster, we join the “Harlem Globetrotters on Gilliganʹs Island,” there the team has to fight an orange basketball playing robot named George created by villains Martin Landau and Barbara Bain, for control of the islandʹs supply of the energy source Supremium.

In 1981, “SCTV Network 90” began airing on NBC after spending four years in syndication as “Second City Television” as a 30 minute format at 11:30pm in the Central and Mountain Time Zones. (Due to quirks in the late night daypart, it was early May 16 in the Eastern and Pacific Time Zones when it premiered at 12:30am.)

In 1987, Amidst mediocre ratings, Joan Rivers finally bails out of the Fox networkʹs first television series, “The Late Show Starring Joan Rivers.”

In 1988, Second American Comedy Award: Robin Williams and Tracey Ullman.

In 1990, Petr Klima ended a bizarre hockey marathon in Boston. His goal for the Edmonton Oilers at 15:13 of the third overtime won the longest game in Stanley Cup final history — a 3-2 series-opening victory over the Bruins in a game delayed 25 minutes by a lighting problem.

In 1992, A dozen babies At once by Christina Norborg; seven girls, five boys; Niels, Svend, Eva, Lise, Peder, Greta, Erling, Ivar, Brigitte, Ana, Elena, and Inge.

In 1993, On the cover of TV Guide: “Closing Time at Cheers”. Other Articles: Wild Palms, Dana Delaney

In 1996, “Bad Hair Day” album by “Weird Al” Yankovic was certified Gold

In 1999, On the cover of TV Guide: “one of four Star Wars: The Phantom Menace collectorʹs covers”, also, George Lucas, Natalie Portman, Ewan McGregor, Jake Lloyd, Liam Neeson, Diana Ross.

In 2003, “Late Night with Conan OʹBrien” reran one of their earlier shows…entirely in clay!

In 2005, On the cover of TV Guide: Ray Romano and Patricia Heaton.

In 2005, The movie “Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith” had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival.

In 2008, Emmy-winning composer Alexander “Sandy” Courage, who created the otherworldly theme for the original “Star Trek” TV series, died in Pacific Palisades, California, at age 88.

In 2013, The movie “Star Trek Into Darkness” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2075, 05 x 15 = 75

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1948, “Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me)” by Peggy Lee charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “Toolie Oolie Doolie (The Yodel Polka)” by The Andrews Sisters charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “Sabre Dance” by Woody Herman charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “Sabre Dance Boogie” by Freddy Martin Featuring Barclay Allen charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “Toolie Oolie Doolie (The Yodel Polka)” by Vaughn Horton And His Polka Debs charted at number 13 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 1965, “Wooly Bully” by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Iko Iko” by Dixie Cups charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “The Clapping Song” by Shirley Ellis charted at number 40 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Crazy Downtown” by Allan Sherman charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Super-Cali-Fragil-Istic-Expi-Ali-Docious” by Julie Andrews And Dick Van Dyke charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Boo-Ga-Loo” by Tom And Jerrio charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “The Mouse” by Soupy Sales charted at number 78 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Chim, Chim, Cheree” by New Christy Minstrels charted at number 88 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Laurie (Strange Things Happen)” by Dickey Lee charted at number 90 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Chick-A-Boom (Don't Ya Jes' Love It)” by Daddy Dewdrop charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Timothy” by The Buoys charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “One Toke Over The Line” by Brewer And Shipley charted at number 28 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “When You're Hot, You're Hot” by Jerry Reed charted at number 50 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Ajax Liquor Store” by Hudson And Landry charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “The Court Room” by Clarence Carter charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “A Mama And A Papa” by Ray Stevens charted at number 82 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Welcome Back (Theme From 'Welcome Back, Kotter')” by John Sebastian charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “One Piece At A Time” by Johnny Cash And The Tennessee Three charted at number 38 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bigfoot” by Bro Smith charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Sixteen Tons” by The Don Harrison Band charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Yes, Yes, Yes” by Bill Cosby charted at number 74 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Making Our Dreams Come True (Theme From "Laverne and Shirley")” by Cyndi Grecco charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “I.O.U.” by Jimmy Dean charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Kentucky Moonrunner” by Cledus Maggard And The Citizen's Band charted at number 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “The Fonz Song” by The Heyettes charted at number 91 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Beatles Movie Medley” by The Beatles charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Murphy's Law” by Cheri charted at number 53 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “I Know What Boys Like” by The Waitresses charted at number 78 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “I Predict” by Sparks charted at number 86 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Pac-Man Fever” by Buckner And Garcia charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “I Want Candy” by Bow Wow Wow charted at number 103 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Wordy Rappinghood” by Tom Tom Club charted at number 108 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Three Little Pigs” by Green Jellÿ charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Mr. Wendal” by Arrested Development charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Supermodel (You Better Work)” by RuPaul charted at number 56 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Tarzan Boy” by Baltimora charted at number 70 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Man On The Moon” by R.E.M. charted at number 89 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “I'll Think Of A Reason Later” by Lee Ann Womack charted at number 54 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Hillbilly Shoes” by Montgomery Gentry charted at number 64 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 74 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Redneck Woman” by Gretchen Wilson charted at number 34 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2010, “I'm Awesome” by Spose charted at number 63 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2010, “Blah, Blah, Blah” by Kesha Featuring 3OH!3 charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2010, “Hillbilly Bone” by Blake Shelton Featuring Trace Adkins charted at number 87 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1965, “King Of The Road” by Roger Miller charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Pop Go The Workers” by The Barron Knights charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “The Clapping Song” by Shirley Ellis charted at number 25 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Iko Iko” by Dixie Cups charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Sugar, Sugar” by Sakkarin charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “It's A Sin To Tell A Lie” by Gerry Monroe charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Bridget The Midget (The Queen Of The Blues)” by Ray Stevens charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Good Old Arsenal” by Arsenal First Team Squad charted at number 24 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Grandad” by Clive Dunn charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “No Charge” by J.J. Barrie charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Combine Harvester (Brand New Key)” by The Wurzels charted at number 33 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “We Have A Dream” by Scotland World Cup Squad charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “This Time (We'll Get It Right) / We'll Fly The Flag” by England World Cup Squad '82 charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Tottenham Tottenham” by Tottenham Hotspur Fa Cup Final Squad charted at number 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “The Jungle Book Groove” by Jungle Book charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Shouting For The Gunners” by Arsenal Fa Cup Squad '93 charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Witch Doctor” by Cartoons charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Hi! My Name Is” by Eminem charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Flat Beat” by Mr. Oizo charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Ding Dong Song” by Gunther And The Sunshine Girls charted at number 14 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Cha Cha Slide” by DJ Casper charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1954, “Istanbul (Not Constantinople)” by The Four Lads charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Do The Clam” by Elvis Presley charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Chirpy Chirpy, Cheep Cheep” by Lally Stott charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Chirpy Chirpy, Cheep Cheep” by Middle Of The Road charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody / I'm In Love With My Car” by Queen charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Convoy / Black Bear Road” by C.W. McCall charted at number 21 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “D.I.V.O.R.C.E / Cuckoo” by Billy Connolly charted at number 54 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh) / Paper Face” by Dove charted at number 73 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “I Like Beer / From A Mansion To A Honky Tonk” by Tom T. Hall charted at number 80 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Golden Brown / Love 30” by The Stranglers charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Mickey / Hanging Around” by Toni Basil charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh) / Rhythm, Movement And Throbbing” by Tight Fit charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Homosapien / Keat's Song” by Pete Shelley charted at number 40 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Lunatics (Have Taken Over The Asylum) / Faith, Hope And Charity” by Fun Boy Three charted at number 43 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Wordy Rappinghood / (You Don't Stop) Wordy Rappinghood” by Tom Tom Club charted at number 46 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Beatles Movie Medley / I'm Happy Just to Dance With You” by The Beatles charted at number 47 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Lunatic Fringe / Cowboys In Hong Kong (As Far As Siam)” by Red Rider charted at number 52 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “(Oh) Pretty Woman / Happy Trails” by Van Halen charted at number 62 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Don't Talk To Strangers / Comic Book Heroes / I'm Your Superman” by Rick Springfield charted at number 98 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Birdie Song (Birdie Dance) / Mellow Terrain” by The Tweets charted at number 100 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Mr. Wendal / Revolution” by Arrested Development charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Detachable Penis” by King Missile charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Wild Thing” by Divinyls charted at number 48 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Hi! My Name Is” by Eminem charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Milkshake” by Kelis charted at number 37 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2010, “We No Speak Americano” by Yolanda Be Cool And DCUP charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2010, “Blah, Blah, Blah” by Kesha Featuring 3OH!3 charted at number 38 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 3 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Put Another Log On The Fire (Male Chauvinist National Anthem)” by Bill And Boyd charted at number 28 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Convoy” by C.W. McCall charted at number 36 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “D.I.V.O.R.C.E.” by Billy Connolly charted at number 37 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by Tight Fit charted at number 3 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Down Under” by Men At Work charted at number 18 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Heading For The Top” by World Cup Soccer Squad charted at number 20 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Homosapien” by Pete Shelley charted at number 26 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Wild Thing” by The Troggs charted at number 28 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Mr. Wendal / Revolution” by Arrested Development charted at number 10 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Jump Around” by House Of Pain charted at number 31 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Detachable Penis” by King Missile charted at number 38 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Hi! My Name Is” by Eminem charted at number 5 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 38 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 3 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Flat Beat” by Mr. Oizo charted at number 9 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Hi! My Name Is” by Eminem charted at number 24 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Tarzan And Jane” by Toy-Box charted at number 26 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Best Friend” by Toy-Box charted at number 29 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Witch Doctor” by Cartoons charted at number 51 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1971, “Chirpy Chirpy, Cheep Cheep” by Middle Of The Road charted at number 2 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by Tight Fit charted at number 8 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Da da da ich lieb dich nicht du liebst mich nicht aha aha aha” by Trio charted at number 18 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Ça plane pour moi” by Leila K. charted at number 17 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Supermodel (You Better Work)” by RuPaul charted at number 21 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Dur dur d'être bébé! (It's Tough To Be A Baby)” by Jordy charted at number 26 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Flat Beat” by Mr. Oizo charted at number 2 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Hi! My Name Is” by Eminem charted at number 33 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1971, “Acapulco Gold” by Mason-Dixon charted at number 20 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Hit The Road Jack” by The Stampeders charted at number 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Down Under” by Men At Work charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by Tight Fit charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “Mickey” by Toni Basil charted at number 43 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Ça plane pour moi” by Leila K. charted at number 41 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “We're Going To Ibiza!” by Vengaboys charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Tarzan And Jane” by Toy-Box charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 12 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Flat Beat” by Mr. Oizo charted at number 13 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Best Friend” by Toy-Box charted at number 15 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Hi! My Name Is” by Eminem charted at number 29 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Witch Doctor” by Cartoons charted at number 34 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1993, “Alison (C'est ma copine à moi)” by Jordy charted at number 4 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Flat Beat” by Mr. Oizo charted at number 5 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Witch Doctor” by Cartoons charted at number 28 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Chocolate Salty Balls” by Chef (Isaac Hayes) charted at number 82 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1965, “King Of The Road” by Roger Miller charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Flat Beat” by Mr. Oizo charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 7 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Hi! My Name Is” by Eminem charted at number 14 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Best Friend” by Toy-Box charted at number 17 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 14 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by Tight Fit charted at number 13 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1993, “Ça plane pour moi” by Leila K. charted at number 21 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Flat Beat” by Mr. Oizo charted at number 5 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Mambo No. 5 (A Little Bit Of...)” by Lou Bega charted at number 15 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Hi! My Name Is” by Eminem charted at number 29 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1965, “The Mouse” by Soupy Sales charted at number 13 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Iko Iko” by Dixie Cups charted at number 26 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1965, “Boo-Ga-Loo” by Tom And Jerrio charted at number 39 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Timothy” by The Buoys charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “One Toke Over The Line” by Brewer And Shipley charted at number 14 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Chick-A-Boom (Don't Ya Jes' Love It)” by Daddy Dewdrop charted at number 17 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Chick-A-Boom (Don't Ya Jes' Love It)” by Big Gee charted at number 37 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “When You're Hot, You're Hot” by Jerry Reed charted at number 58 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “Ajax Liquor Store” by Hudson And Landry charted at number 78 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1971, “A Mama And A Papa” by Ray Stevens charted at number 94 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1976, “Welcome Back (Theme From 'Welcome Back, Kotter')” by John Sebastian charted at number 11 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1982, “The Beatles Movie Medley” by The Beatles charted at number 19 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Why Don't You Get A Job?” by The Offspring charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1999, “Hi! My Name Is” by Eminem charted at number 7 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2010, “Blah, Blah, Blah” by Kesha Featuring 3OH!3 charted at number 50 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2010, “I'm Awesome” by Spose charted at number 94 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs May 15, 2021

What's Today?

Today is Sat May the 15 in the year 2021
Jan 1 began on a Fri
This is day 135 of the year
Serialnumber = 44319
Julian date = 2459338 O.S.= 5 - 2 - 2021

Calendar

Holidays

Feast of St. John Baptist de la Salle, confessor.
Feast of St. Torquatus and his companions, martyrs.
St. Isidore the Farmer Feast Day
Feast of the Shrine of St. Dymphna.
National Hospital Week (Day 7)
Salvation Army Week (Day 6)
Alcohol and Other Drug Related Birth Defects Week Ends
Kiwanis Prayer Week Ends
National Educational Bosses Week Ends
National Hamburger Week Ends
National Historic Preservation Week Ends
National Nursing Home Week ends.
National Osteoporosis Prevention Week Ends
National Safe Kids Week Ends
National Salvation Army Week Ends
National Small Business Week Ends
National Stuttering Awareness Week Ends
Universal Family Week Ends
Cape Cod Discovery Day (1602)
International Day of Families
Nylons Day
Prayer's Day (Denmark).
Quarter day in Scotland.
San Isidro Day (Mexico).
Stewardess Day
Working Solo Day
[Austria] Independence Day (1955)
[Moluccas] Pattimura Day (Thomas Pattimura led revolt against Neth)
[Paraguay] Independence Days (1811) thru 5-15
[Scotland] Whitsunday Term Day
[USA] Never Turn Your Back on the Ocean Day. Why? Because it may be waving at you.
[USA] Peace Officer's Memorial Day
[USA] Police Memorial Day.
Herb Day
Kids Helping Kids Day
Migratory Bird Day
National Police Week Ends
[Angel's Camp, Calif] Jumping Frog Jubilee
[USA] Armed Forces Day (1950)
[USA] International Chicken Flying Meet (3rd Saturday)
[USA] Preakness Stakes in Maryland (2nd jewel in horse racing triple crown)

Reminders

Astrological Sign: Gemini: The Twins (5-21 thru 6-20); Ruling Planet: Mercury. Element: Air. Traits: Mentally active, talkative, versatile. Body part associated with this sign: The arms. Occupations: Crafts, communications, work dealing with intricate problems, sales, small businesses.
Flowers: Hawthorne and Lily of the Valley
Gem: Emerald and Agate
Full Moon: the Flower Moon, the Song Moon and the Hare Moon or the Faery Moon.
Better Hearing Month
Better Sleep Month
Breathe Easy Month
Correct Posture Month
Date Your Mate Month
Electrical Safety Month
Family Support Month
Foot Health Month
Freedom Shrine Month
Fresh Florida Tomato Month
Gazpacho Aficionado Time
Good Car Keeping Month
Healthy Baby Month
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
International Better Hearing Month
Iowa Tourism Month
May's name comes from the Latin word maiores, or elders.
Mental Health Month
Modern Dance Month
Motorcycle Awareness Month
National Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month
National Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Month
National Arthritis Month
National Asparagus Month
National Barbecue Month
National Bike Month
National Birds of Prey Month
National Car Maintainence Month
National Correct Posture Month
National Digestive Disease Awareness Month
National Duckling Month
National Egg Month
National Foster Care Month
National Fungal Infection Awareness Month
National Guy Pride Month
National Hair Color Month!
National Hamburger Month
National High Blood Pressure Month
National Huntington's Disease Awareness Month
National Labor History Month
National Mime Month
National National Hamburger Month
National Photo Month
National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
National Radio Month
National Reverse Your Work Schedule Month
National Salad Month
National Senior Citizen Month
National Senior Travel Month
National Sight-Saving Month
National Steelmark Month
National Strawberry Month
National Stroke Awareness Month
National Tavern Month
National Traume Awareness Month
National Tuberous Sclkerosis Awareness Month
Older Americans Month
Peace Month
Person History Awareness Month
Project Safe Baby Month
REACT CB-Radio Month
Revise Your Work Schedule Month
Sight Saving Month
Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
Social Sciences Books Month
Touring Theatre Month
Aoi Matsuri or Hollyhock Festival (Japan).
Festival of the Fontanalia (Roman festival honoring Vesta, the goddess of fire, home and cooking, patron goddess of women).
[Ancient Rome] Idus Mai‘
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