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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays October 4

Last Updated 06-28-2020

🎵Leroy Van Dyke -- is 91 in the year 2020 and 92 in the year 2021; b.10/4/1929
Songwriter, Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Springfort, MO
Song Titles: The Auctioneer (fast-talking novelty tune)
TV Shows: Ozark Jubilee

Roy Blount Jr. -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.10/4/1941
Author, Humorist

⛪⚖🎭🎵Clifton Davis -- is 75 in the year 2020 and 76 in the year 2021; b.10/4/1945 N.S.
Evangelist, Minister, TV Actor, Composer, Songwriter, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago
TV Shows: Madam Secretary, Love American Style, That's My Mama (as Clifton Curtis), Amen (as Rev. Reuben Gregory)

🎭Susan Sarandon -- is 74 in the year 2020 and 75 in the year 2021; b.10/4/1946
Actress
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RMLN:Abigail Tomalin
Movie Titles: Rocky Horror Picture Show, Atlantic City, Bull Durham, Thelma & Louise, Lorenzo's Oil, Dead Man Walking, James and the Giant Peach, Stepmom, Anywhere But Here, The Banger Sisters, Moonlight Mile, Shall We Dance?, In The Valley of Elah, Speed Racer

🎵🎸Jim Fielder -- is 73 in the year 2020 and 74 in the year 2021; b.10/4/1947
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: "Blood, Sweat & Tears", The Mothers of Invention, Buffalo Springfield, Neil Sedaka

✍🎭🏆🏈Bill Fagerbakke -- is 63 in the year 2020 and 64 in the year 2021; b.10/4/1957 N.S.
Writer, TV Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer/Director, College Football Player
TV Shows: Coach (as Dauber Dybinski), Spongebob Squarepants (as Patrick Star), How I Met Your Mother (as Marvin)
Movie Titles: The Artist, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Secret of My Success, Funny Farm, Dumb and Dumber

🎭🎵Wendy Makkena -- is 62 in the year 2020 and 63 in the year 2021; b.10/4/1958 N.S.
Actress, Producer, Singer
TV Shows: Oliver Beene (as Charlotte Caraline Beene), Listen Up (as Wendy Makkena)
Movie Titles: Sister Act (series), State of Play, Air Bud

🎭Loren Lester -- is 60 in the year 2020 and 61 in the year 2021; b.10/4/1960
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Director
TV Shows: The Facts of Life (as Roy), Batman: The Animated Series
Movie Titles: Red Eye

🎭"Stuttering" John Melendez -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.10/4/1965
Personality
Misc: formerly of Howard Stern's radio show
TV Shows: Tonight Show Announcer (former)

🎭Jerry Minor -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.10/4/1967 N.S.
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Comedy Bang Bang, Dr. Ken (as Eric), Community (as Jerry the Janitor)
Movie Titles: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Junebug, "I Love You, Man", Beer League

🎭Abraham Benrubi -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.10/4/1969
Actor
TV Shows: Parker Lewis Can't Lose (as Larry Kubiac), ER (as Jerry Markovic the clerk)
Movie Titles: The Finest Hours, Open Range

✍🎭Alicia Silverstone -- is 44 in the year 2020 and 45 in the year 2021; b.10/4/1976
Author, TV/Movie Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Commercial Actress, Producer
Misc: former commercial actress for Domino's Pizza
TV Shows: Braceface (as Sharon Spitz)
Movie Titles: The Crush, Clueless, Batman and Robin (as Batgirl), Excess Baggage, Blast From The Past, Miss Match's Kate Fox, Scooby Doo 2 Monsters Unleashed

🎭🏆Rachael Leigh Cook -- is 41 in the year 2020 and 42 in the year 2021; b.10/4/1979
Actress, Voice Actress, Producer, Model
TV Shows: Robot Chicken, Dawson's Creek (as Devon)
Movie Titles: Antitrust, Get Carter, She's All That, The Babysitter's Club, Tom and Huck, Josie and the Pussycats, Stateside

🎭Jimmy Workman -- is 40 in the year 2020 and 41 in the year 2021; b.10/4/1980
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 2004
Movie Titles: Addams Family (series), As Good As It Gets

🎭Kali Hawk -- is 34 in the year 2020 and 35 in the year 2021; b.10/4/1986 N.S.
Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: New Girl (as Shelby)
Movie Titles: Couples Retreat, Get Him to the Greek, Fifty Shades of Black, Bridesmaids

🎭🏆Dakota Johnson -- is 31 in the year 2020 and 32 in the year 2021; b.10/4/1989
Actress, Producer, Model
Names/Places: Melanie Griffith & Don's girl
TV Shows: Ben and Kate
Movie Titles: How to Be Single, The Social Network, Beastly, 21 Jump Street, Need For Speed, Fifty Shades of Grey, Black Mass, A Bigger Splash

🎭Buster Keaton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1895 d.2/1/1966 (70)
Movie Actor, Comedian, Vaudevillan, Movie Director
Names/Places: NN:The Great Stone Face; b. in Piqua, KS; RFMN:Joseph Francis
Misc: Silent Film Legend; some say b. 1896

🎭Lemuel Q. Stoopnagle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1897 d.5/29/1950 (52)
Radio Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: RN:F. Chase Taylor
Misc: part of the radio comedy team of Stoopnagle and Budd, who flourished in the 1930s.

Homer Lloyd "Kit" Carson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1899 N.S. d.4/9/1983 N.S. (83)
Celebrity Relative
Names/Places: Johnny Carson's father

🎭Jan Murray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1916 d.7/2/2006 (89)
Actor, Comedian, Game Show Host, Vaudevillan
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Murray Janofsky
Misc: 1950s game show host
TV Shows: Dollar a Second, Treasure Hunt

✍🎭Graham Chapman -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/8/1941 d.10/4/1989 (48)
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, English
TV Shows: Monty Python's Flying Circus (founding member)

John L. Greene -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/10/1912 d.10/4/1995 (82)
Screen/Scriptwriter
Misc: creator My Favorite Martian, wrote or co-wrote numerous radio and television shows including "Ozzie and Harriet," "Blondie," "TheReal McCoys," "Tycoon," "Bewitched," "The Flying Nun," "I Dream of Jeannie," "Andy Griffith" and "Green Acres."

🎭Buddy Lester -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/16/1917 d.10/4/2002 (85)
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: New Phil Silvers Show (as Nick)

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🎭Norman Wisdom -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/4/1915 d.10/4/2010 (95)
Actor, Comedian, English
TV Shows: Kraft Music Hall

🎨🎭Will Vinton -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/17/1947 N.S. d.10/4/2018 N.S. (70)
Animator, Filmmaker
Misc: created the commercial creations such as The California Raisins, the Domino's Pizza Noid, and the M and M's characters.
TV Shows: The PJs (animator), Gary and Mike (animator)

🎭Stephen Moore -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/11/1937 N.S. d.10/4/2019 N.S. (81)
Actor, English
Song Titles: Marvin I Love You (as Marvin the Paranoid Android)
TV Shows: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (as Marvin the Paranoid Android in both of the TV and radio adaptations)

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In 1582, (October 14 on the Proleptic Gregorian Calendar), this is Gregorian Calendar Adjustment Day; Pope Gregory XIII issued a decree that the day following today should be next day became October 15; this corrected the problem with the previously-used Julian calendar which was ten days behind because of the extra leap year days. Most Catholic countries adopted it, but Britain and the American Colonies held out until 1752.

In 1895, Joseph Francis, aka Buster Keaton, was born. One of the great comedians of the silent film era, he also directed his own films. He appeared from 1917 in films such as “The Navigator” and “The General.”

In 1929, The Silly Symphony film, “Springtime”, is completed.

In 1940, Ten x 04 = 40

In 1952, “Ladies and gentlemen, the program you are about to see is true, only the jokes have been changed to protect the station…KNXT, in cooperation with the Itinerant Yam Pickers of southern California, cautiously presents…Carsonʹs Cellar,” a half-hour low-budget sketch comedy show, which soon leads to a writing job for young Johnny Carson on the Red Skelton show.

In 1954, “December Bride”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS. Comedienne Spring Byington began the successful network TV series. The show had started on radio in 1952 before making the switch to black and white TV.

In 1957, Theodore Cleaver is sent home with a note from his teacher, and convinced by his school mates that itʹs probably a threatened suspension, he conspires with brother Wally to hide the note to avoid being beaten by his father on the debut of “Leave It to Beaver.” The unopened note was actually a request for him to play Smokey Bear in a school pageant, and the teacher wonders the next day why a return note from the “Beaverʹs Parents” says he was “suitably punished for his actions”

In 1959, “Dennis The Menace”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS.

In 1961, “The Alvin Show”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on CBS. David Seville and the Chipmunk characters (ALVIN, SIMON and THEODORE) join CBS-TVʹs Wednesday prime time lineup.

In 1965, The number one Billboard Pop Hit: “Yesterday,” The Beatles. The song, which Paul McCartney originally called “Scrambled Eggs,” has been played on the radio and TV more than any other Beattle song and is the most covered song in history.

In 1969, On the cover of TV Guide: “Bill Cosby”. Other Articles: Bill Bixby, Sesame Street

In 1969, R.C., “Mah-Na-Mah-Na” by Piero Umiliani peaked at #55 on the pop singles chart.

In 1976, Actress Alicia Silverstone, who rose to fame in several Aerosmith videos and the movie “Clueless,” born in San Francisco.

In 1976, Remember Earl Butz? He was agriculture secretary under President Jimmy Carter. It was on this date that Butz resigned after apologizing for what he called the “gross indiscretion” of uttering a racist remark. The comment became fodder for many comedians.

In 1980, R.C., “Another One Bites The Dust” by Queen peaked at number one on the pop singles chart; “Weird Al” parodied that into “Another One Rides The Bus” that he recorded live on the air at KMET-FM that same fall.

In 1980, “Heathcliff and Dingbat”, and “Thundarr The Barbarian”, TV Cartoon Shows, debut on ABC.

In 1981, Why is “The Flintstones” back on NBC in “gay-ole” prime time? Itʹs an emergency replacement when injuries on the set force “The Powers of Matthew Star” to temporarily shut down production.

In 1985, “Misfits Of Science”, TV Scifi Adventure; debut on NBC. It co-starred Courtney Cox.

In 1986, (or October 5?) “Whatʹs the Frequency Kenneth?” two well-dressed goons ask as they assault CBS News anchor Dan Rather on a New York City street. Incident inspired the R.E.M. song by that name.

In 1986, R.C., “Paranoimia” by The Art Of Noise with Max Headroom peaked at #34 on the pop singles chart.

In 1989, Graham Chapman dies of throat cancer at age of forty-eight. Says Monty Python member accomplice John Cleese of his openly gay comedic accomplice, “Somehow, I think heaven has become a slightly sillier place.”

In 1990, “Beverly Hills, 90210”, TV General Drama, debut on Fox. Jokes about the actors playing high school teenagers were abound. One actress who played a teenager was actually 29!

In 1992, Singer Sinead (shuh-NAYDʹ) OʹConnor ripped up a picture of the pope during an after-midnight appearance on “Saturday Night Live.” NBCʹs switchboard in New York was flooded with calls, most of them criticizing OʹConnorʹs actions.

In 1994, “Frasier” deftly using assumptions about sexuality as grist for farce as “The Matchmaker” details a mixed-up first date. Hoping to fix up Daphne (Jane Leeves), Frasier (Kelsey Grammer) invites his station manager, Tom (Eric Lutes), to dinner, unaware heʹs gay. During the meal, delicately used pronouns fuel Tomʹs misconception that heʹs dating Frasier, who misreads Tomʹs interest for an attraction to Daphne. When Frasier learns the truth, heʹs stunned. “What on earth could have made him think I was interested in him?” he says. “All I did was ask him if he was attached, and then we talked about the theater and menʹs fashions. Oh, my God!”

In 1998, Movie: “Sabrina Goes to Rome”. If Sabrina canʹt open a mysterious antique gold locket and release the power trapped within, a family secret will be lost forever. “The secret to the locket lies in Rome,” says her father. So, with a stowaway Salem in her backpack, Sabrina heads for Italy and the Eternal City of Rome. Once there, she meets Paul, the gorgeous American photographer who grabs her before she falls into the famous Trevi Fountain. And in her charming pensione, Sabrina finds an unexpected roommate: Gwen, a British witch with a talking hamster named Stonehenge. Together, Sabrina an Gwen set out to solve the mystery of the locket---a story of love and betrayal that began centuries ago…

In 2008, “My Life as a Teenage Robot” returned to be airing new episodes on Nicktoons Network.

In 2018, “Star Trek: Short Treks” began airing on CBS All Access

In 2040, Ten x 04 = 40

In 2363, The U.F.P. Starship Enterprise NCC 1701-D is commissioned.

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1947, “Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)” by Tex Williams charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1947, “Feudin' And Fightin'” by Dorothy Shay charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1947, “Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)” by Phil Harris charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1947, “Temptation (Tim-Tayshun)” by Red Ingle, Jo Stafford And The Natural Seven charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by Jo Stafford charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “Indian Love Call” by Slim Whitman charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “It's In The Book” by Johnny Standley charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Bird Dog” by The Everly Brothers charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Summertime Blues” by Eddie Cochran charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Chantilly Lace” by The Big Bopper charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Western Movies” by The Olympics charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Summertime, Summertime” by The Jamies charted at number 28 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Willie And The Hand Jive” by The Johnny Otis Show charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Real Wild Child” by Ivan charted at number 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “The Ballad Of Thunder Road” by Robert Mitchum charted at number 99 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “A Boy Named Sue” by Johnny Cash charted at number 17 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Mah-nà-mah-nà” by Piero Umiliani charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Mr. Jaws” by Dickie Goodman charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “I Got Stoned And I Missed It” by Jim Stafford charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Low Rider” by War charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Legend Of Wooley Swamp” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Whip It” by Devo charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Theme From 'The Dukes Of Hazzard' (Good Ol' Boys)” by Waylon Jennings charted at number 67 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Turning Japanese” by The Vapors charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It's Still Rock And Roll To Me” by Billy Joel charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Lola” by The Kinks charted at number 87 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Breaks (Part 1)” by Kurtis Blow charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “You May Be Right” by The Chipmunks charted at number 101 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Paranoimia” by The Art Of Noise With Max Headroom charted at number 34 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rumors” by Timex Social Club charted at number 54 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Wild Wild Life” by Talking Heads charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 75 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Velcro Fly” by ZZ Top charted at number 78 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Goin' Crazy” by David Lee Roth charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Yankee Rose” by David Lee Roth charted at number 81 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “ESPN Presents The Jock Jam” by Various Artists charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Celebrity” by Brad Paisley charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Milkshake” by Kelis charted at number 95 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Bartender Song (aka Sittin' At A Bar)” by Rehab With Hank Williams Jr. charted at number 65 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “Girl In A Country Song” by Maddie And Tae charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1958, “Bird Dog” by The Everly Brothers charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Splish Splash” by Charlie Drake charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Yakety Yak” by The Coasters charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Western Movies” by The Olympics charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither)” by Jane Birkin And Serge Gainsbourg charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “A Boy Named Sue” by Johnny Cash charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)” by Zager And Evans charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Hare Krishna Mantra” by Radah Krishna Temple charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither) [Major Minor Label]” by Jane Birkin And Serge Gainsbourg charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Happy Love / Wild Thing” by The Goodies charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Indian Love Call” by Ray Stevens charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Yum Yum (Gimme Some)” by The Fatback Band charted at number 48 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Baggy Trousers” by Madness charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It's Still Rock And Roll To Me” by Billy Joel charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Generals And Majors” by XTC charted at number 37 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Enola Gay” by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark charted at number 59 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Sit Song” by The Barron Knights charted at number 64 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Crazy Train” by Ozzy Osbourne's Blizzard Of Ozz charted at number 66 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Backstrokin'” by The Fatback Band charted at number 70 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rumors” by Timex Social Club charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Holiday Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 28 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “In The Army Now” by Status Quo charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Velcro Fly” by ZZ Top charted at number 54 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Girls Ain't Nothin' But Trouble” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince charted at number 59 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “The Sound Of Musik” by Falco charted at number 61 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Every Loser Wins” by Nick Berry charted at number 66 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Glasgow Rangers (Nine In A Row)” by Rangers FC charted at number 54 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1958, “The Purple People Eater” by Sheb Wooley charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “A Pub With No Beer” by Slim Dusty charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Bird Dog” by The Everly Brothers charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Splish Splash” by Bobby Darin charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Yakety Yak” by The Coasters charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “A Boy Named Sue” by Johnny Cash charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)” by Zager And Evans charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “The Elephant Song / A Daisy A Day” by Kamahl charted at number 72 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Misty / Sunshine” by Ray Stevens charted at number 78 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Chevy Van / Hang My Head And Moan” by Sammy Johns charted at number 91 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Black Superman (Muhammad Ali) / Bang The Drum” by Johnny Wakelin And The Kinshasa Band charted at number 96 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “The Biggest Parakeets In Town / I Wasn't Wrong About You” by Jud Strunk charted at number 98 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It's Hard To Be Humble / The Greatest Gift Of All” by Mac Davis charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes / Move On” by David Bowie charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Private Idaho / 52 Girls” by The B-52's charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rock And Roll High School / Let's Go” by The Ramones charted at number 41 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Turning Japanese / Here Comes The Judge (Live)” by The Vapors charted at number 44 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Theme From 'M*A*S*H' (Suicide Is Painless) / The M*A*S*H March” by The MASH charted at number 57 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Skinny Girls / Oh Johnny” by Alan O'Day charted at number 75 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Freedom Of Choice / Snowball” by Devo charted at number 78 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It's Still Rock And Roll To Me / Through The Long Night” by Billy Joel charted at number 79 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Generals And Majors / The Somnambulist” by XTC charted at number 97 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “I Wanna Be A Cowboy” by Boys Don't Cry charted at number 29 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Adelaide Crows Football Club Song” by The Fable Singers charted at number 24 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 44 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “St. Kilda Football Club Song” by Various Artists charted at number 50 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1975, “Newcastle Song” by Bob Hudson charted at number 20 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Misty” by Ray Stevens charted at number 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Black Superman (Muhammad Ali)” by Johnny Wakelin And The Kinshasa Band charted at number 31 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It's Hard To Be Humble” by Mac Davis charted at number 4 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Turning Japanese” by The Vapors charted at number 10 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Generals And Majors” by XTC charted at number 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Monkey Chop” by Dan-I charted at number 28 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rapper's Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang charted at number 38 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Wild Wild Life” by Talking Heads charted at number 2 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Paranoimia” by The Art Of Noise With Max Headroom charted at number 6 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “I Wanna Be A Cowboy” by Boys Don't Cry charted at number 15 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “The Sound Of Musik” by Falco charted at number 33 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Theme From 'Peter Gunn'” by The Art Of Noise Featuring Duane Eddy charted at number 45 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 2 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 10 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 40 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 6 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “I Don't Wanna Get Drafted” by Frank Zappa charted at number 20 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 2 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Fire Water Burn” by The Bloodhound Gang charted at number 7 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 9 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 13 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 33 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Roses Are Red” by Aqua charted at number 45 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1980, “Psycho Chicken” by The Fools charted at number 10 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Holiday Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 2 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “The Sound Of Musik” by Falco charted at number 7 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Camouflage” by Stan Ridgway charted at number 18 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 2 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 17 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1969, “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither)” by Jane Birkin And Serge Gainsbourg charted at number 2 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)” by Zager And Evans charted at number 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie charted at number 13 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “A Boy Named Sue” by Johnny Cash charted at number 17 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 20 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 18 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Theme From 'Peter Gunn' (Live)” by Emerson, Lake And Palmer charted at number 24 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Camouflage” by Stan Ridgway charted at number 17 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Paranoimia” by The Art Of Noise With Max Headroom charted at number 23 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Wild Wild Life” by Talking Heads charted at number 42 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 2 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 50 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 80 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1986, “Holiday Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 3 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 2 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 4 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 16 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme)” by The Rembrandts charted at number 30 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1969, “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither)” by Jane Birkin And Serge Gainsbourg charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)” by Zager And Evans charted at number 2 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Holiday Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 2 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme)” by The Rembrandts charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1969, “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither)” by Jane Birkin And Serge Gainsbourg charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)” by Zager And Evans charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Holiday Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Camouflage” by Stan Ridgway charted at number 12 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 21 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 25 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1958, “Chantilly Lace” by The Big Bopper charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Bird Dog / Devoted To You” by The Everly Brothers charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Black Superman (Muhammad Ali)” by Johnny Wakelin And The Kinshasa Band charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rumors” by Timex Social Club charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Walkin' On The Sun” by Smash Mouth charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Too Drunk...” by Buckcherry charted at number 63 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “Girl In A Country Song” by Maddie And Tae charted at number 77 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs October 4, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Sun Oct the 4 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 278 of the year
Serialnumber = 44096
Julian date = 2459115 O.S.= 9 - 21 - 2020

Calendar

Holidays

Sukkot
Feast of St. Francis of Assisi, confessor.
National Chimney Sweep Week Begins
[Massachusetts] Grandparents Day
[USA] National Employ the Handicapped Week Begins
[USA] Newspaper Week Begins
[USA] Respect Life Week Begins
Get Organized Week Begins
Mental Illness Awareness Week Begins
National Health Care Food Service Week Begins
National Spinning and Weaving Week Begins
[USA] Fire Prevention Week Begins
National Pickled Pepper Week (Day 3)
[Bangladesh] Shab I Barat
[Belgium] Independence Day (1830)
[Bhutan] Tsechhu (thru 10-4)
[Lesotho] Independence Day (1966)
[USA] Ten-Four Day. C.B. operators
[World] Zoo day
Believe in the Beev Day (Leave It To Beaver prem 1957)
Guys and Dolls Day
Piece of My Heart Day (Janis Joplin d. 1970)
Rutherford B. Hayes Day
Universal Children's Week (Day 4)
Vanuata National Unity Day.
World Day for Animals.
National Metric Week Begins

Reminders

Astrological sign: Libra: The Balance (9-23 thru 10-22); Ruling Planet: Venus. Element: Air. Traits: Charming, diplomatic, idealistic, indecisive. Body part associated with this sign: Reins. Occupations: Acting, the arts, law and legal activities, politics. The abbreviation of pound (lb.) comes from the word Libra because of the scales she holds.
Astrological sign: Scorpio: The Scorpion (10-22 thru 11-21); Ruling Planet: Pluto. Element: Water. Traits: Passionate, intense, secretive, subtle. Body part associated with this sign: Secrets. Occupations: Teaching, work requiring concentration, training animals, psychiatry, surgery, detection.
Flowers: calendula, cosmos and hops
Gems: opal & tourmaline
October's name comes from the Latin word for eight, octo.
The Saxons called October Win Monath - time for making wine.
Full Moon: the Hunters' Moon, and the Blood Moon.
Gems: opal and tourmaline.
Flowers: The hops, calendula and cosmo
Meaning: the sentimental meaning of the opal and the tourmaline is for hope, and the calendula is for constancy.
American Magazine Month
Arizona Book Month
Asthma Awareness Month
Auto Battery Safety Month
Campaign for Healthier Babies Month
Co-op Awareness Month
Computer Learning Month
Consumer Information Month'
Cookbook Month
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Cooperative Month
National Pickled Pepper Month
Country Music Month
Crime Prevention Month
Cuts and Curls for Charity Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Ending Hunger Month
Energy Awareness Month
Energy Management Is a Family Affair Time
Family History Awareness Month
Fire Prevention Month
Gourmet Adventures Month
Great American Breakfast Club (Sep 1-Nov 30)
Healthy Lung Month
Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep 15-Oct 15)
Hunger Awareness Month
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
Hurricane Season Months in the West (June 1-Oct 31)
International Book Fair Month
International Marine Travel Month!
Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month
Learning Disabilities Awareness Month
Lesbian and Gay History Month
Lock in Safety Month
Lupus Awareness Month
Michigan Library Month.
National Adopt a Dog Month
National AIDS Awareness Month
National Apple Month!
National Applejack Month!!
National Arts and Humanities Month
National Awareness Month for Children with Cancer
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National Car Care Month
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National Communicate with Your Kid Month
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National Cut Out Dissection Month
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National Depression Education and Awareness Month
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National Down Syndrome Month
National Education Month
National Family Sexuality Education Month
National Fish and Seafood Month!
National Foster Grandparent Month
National High-Tech Month
National Hobby Month.
National Kitchen and Bath Month
National Liver Awareness Month
National Lupus Month-Eggtober-Computer Learning Month
National Park Month
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National Popcorn Poppin' Month
National Pork Month
National Quality Month
National Restaurant Month.
National Restaurant-Car Maintance Month-Rocktober-Octoberfess
National Rodent Prevention Month.
National Roller Skating Month
National Sarcastics' Awareness Month
National Seafood Month
National UNICEF Month
National Wine Festival Month!!
National Youth Against Tobacco Month
Pizza Festival Time Month!!
Polish-American Heritage Month
Spinal Health Month
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month
Value of Play Month
Vegetarian Awareness Month
Festival of Ceres (Roman corn goddess).
Festival of Demeter and Persephone (Ancient Greek festival honoring Demeter, Earth-goddess-mother, goddess of the fruitful earth, and her daughter Persephone, a corn-seed goddess ).
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