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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays October 18

Last Updated 06-28-2020

🎭🎵Dawn Wells -- is 82 in the year 2020 and 83 in the year 2021; b.10/18/1938
Actress, Producer, Country Singer
TV Shows: Gilligan's Island (as Mary Ann Summers)
Movie Titles: Silent But Deadly

🎵Howard Shore -- is 74 in the year 2020 and 75 in the year 2021; b.10/18/1946
Composer, Bandleader, Canadian
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (1970s)
Movie Titles: The Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, Seven

🎭Paul Elliott -- is 73 in the year 2020 and 74 in the year 2021; b.10/18/1947 N.S.
Comedian
Names/Places: Barry's brother
Misc: of The Chuckle Brothers with his brother Barry
TV Shows: ChuckleVision, ChuckleHounds

🎭Pam Dawber -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.10/18/1951
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Detroit, MI; Mark Harmon's wife
TV Shows: Mork & Mindy (as Mindy Beth McConnell), My Sister Sam (as Samantha Sam Russell), 101 Dalmations: The Series (as Perdy)
Movie Titles: Stay Tuned

✍🎭Chuck Lorre -- is 68 in the year 2020 and 69 in the year 2021; b.10/18/1952
Hall of Famer, Writer, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Mom (creator and writer), The Big Bang Theory (creator...the TV show, not the universe!), Two and a Half Men (creator and writer), Dharma and Greg (creator and writer), Roseanne (executive producer), Mike and Molly (writer)

🎭🎮🏆Angela Visser -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.10/18/1966
Actress, Video Game Voice Actress, Beauty Pagent Winner
Misc: Miss Universe 1989
TV Shows: USA High
Movie Titles: Killer Tomatoes Eat France, Spy Hard
Video Games: Medal of Honor (series)

🎭🏆Joy Bryant -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.10/18/1974
Actress, Model
TV Shows: Parenthood (as Jasmine Trussell)
Movie Titles: Bobby, Spider-Man 2, Antwone Fisher, The Skeleton Key, Get Rich or Die Tryin'

🎭Jack Carroll -- is 22 in the year 2020 and 23 in the year 2021; b.10/18/1998 N.S.
Comedian, English

🎭Victor Sen Yung -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/18/1915 d.11/9/1980 (65)
Actor
TV Shows: Bonanza (as cousin Charlie Fong or Hop Sing the cook)

🎵🎸Chuck Berry -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/18/1926 N.S. d.3/18/2017 N.S. (90)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Blues Guitarist, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in San Jose, Calif.; RN:Charles Edward Anderson Berry
Misc: not b. Jan 15, 18, Oct 15, or 1931
Song Titles: Maybelline, School Day, Sweet Little 16, Rock and Roll Music, Reelin and Rockin, Johnny B. Goode, My Ding-a-Ling, Roll Over Beethoven to Roll Over
Album Titles: The London Chuck Berry Sessions

🎭Peter Boyle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/18/1935 d.12/12/2006 (71)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Philadelphia, PA
TV Shows: From Here to Eternity, Joe Bash (star), Everybody Loves Raymond (as Frank Barone)
Movie Titles: Young Frankenstein (as monster), Taxi Driver, Scooby Doo 2 Monsters Unleashed

🎵Ronnie Bright -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/18/1938 d.11/26/2015 N.S. (77)
Hall of Famer, Singer
Group Names: The Coasters

🎭Erin Moran -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/18/1960 N.S. d.4/22/2017 N.S. (56)
Actress
Names/Places: b. in Burbank; NN:Shortcake
TV Shows: Daktari (as Jenny Jones), Happy Days (as Joanie Cunningham), Joanie Loves Chachi (as Joanie Cunningham), Don Rickles Show
Movie Titles: Galaxy of Terror, Twirl, Watermelon Man

Thomas Alva Edison -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1847 d.10/18/1931 (84)
Hall of Famer, Inventor
Names/Places: b. in Milan, Ohio; aka The Wizard of Menlo Park
Misc: held over 1300 patents incl. phonograph & incandescent electric lamp

🎨Walt Kelly -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/25/1913 d.10/18/1973 (60)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Pogo

✍🎭🎵Anna Russell -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/27/1911 d.10/18/2006 (94)
Satirist, Comedienne, Opera Singer, English

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🎵Paul Craft -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/12/1938 N.S. d.10/18/2014 N.S. (76)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Country Singer
Song Titles: Brother Jukebox (for Mark Chestnutt), It's Me Again Margaret (for Ray Stevens and Craft himself)

🎭🎵Mick Burt -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/23/1943 N.S. d.10/18/2014 N.S. (71)
Actor, Drummer, British
Misc: many sources don't agree on the year he was born
Group Names: Chas and Dave

🎭Danny Leiner -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/13/1961 N.S. d.10/18/2018 N.S. (57)
TV/Movie Director
Movie Titles: "Dude, Where's My Car?", Time Expired, Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle

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In 1896, One of the earliest newspaper comic strip, “The Yellow Kid”, is first published in the New York Journal. (Another source claims October 2).

In 1926, Chuck Berry is born in San Jose, California. His only number one song is the million-selling novelty song “My Ding-a-Ling” in 1972. He receives a Lifetime Achievement Grammy in 1984 and is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986. His song “Maybellene” is inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1988.

In 1931, Thomas Alva Edison, American inventor, died. In his lifetime he held over 1,000 patents, the most famous being the electric lamp, the phonograph and the motion picture projector.

In 1942, A Four-Inch touchdown pass is completed.

In 1946, Snuffy Smith, Cartoon Character, brought to life by Famous Studios.

In 1964, “Mr. Ed” wishes he had a stall of his own, so naturally he writes (guest star) “Dear Abby,” who suggests he cut the apron strings and leave home. But he soon misses Wilbur. Maybe he should have written Ann Landers instead.

In 1967, “The Jungle Book”, Motion Picture, movie by Walt Disney, was the first of his movies released after his death. DISNEYʹs animated classic features the voice talents of SEBASTIAN CABOT, PHIL HARRIS, GEORGE SANDERS and STERLING HOLLOWAY. Itʹs the final feature overseen by WALT DISNEY (whoʹd passed away during production the previous December)

In 1974, “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre” opened in movie theaters.

In 1984, Frank Zappaʹs album [38] THEM OR U.S. was released.

In 1986, R.C., “Goin' Crazy!” by David Lee Roth peaked at #66 on the pop singles chart.

In 1986, R.C., “Stairway To Heaven” by Far Corporation peaked at #89 on the pop singles chart. It was a remake of the Led Zeppelin classic.

In 1986, “Hans and Franz” first pump you up on SNL.

In 1987, “An Eight Is Enough Family Reunion” aired on NBC. This TV reunion, believe it or not, beat the second game of the World Series in the ratings, thanks to no baseball opposition on the West coast. The regular cast, except Betty Buckley, were all there to help celebrate Tom Bradfordʹs 50th birthday, which seems inprobable since they already did just that in their regular series ten years before. Mary Frann played Abby in the reunion movie.

In 1988, The movie “Who Framed Roger Rabbit” opened in movie theaters in France.

In 1988, With the finest and funniest blue-collar sensibility since “The Honeymooners” and “All in the Family,” the tart-tongued (and dysfunctional) family sitcom “Roseanne”, TV Comedy starring Roseanne Barr, then Arnold, then no last name, then Thomas, debut on ABC. It also stars Roseanne, John Goodman, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson, Michael Fishman and Laurie Metcalf. During this first season, Metcalfʹs boss is played by some unknown guy named George Clooney.

In 1988, “The Premiere Episode of Roseanne” The kitchen was a mess, cereal littered the table, the furnishings looked shabby, and the kids were sniping at each other. Right from the opening scene, this groundbreaking sitcom plunged us into a very different sort of American family than we were used to seeing. Then came Rosey: bumptious, brazen, crabby, and brutally honest. Wearily watching her kids squabble, she drawled, “Now I know why some animals eat their young.” The showʹs raw, blue-collar tone clashed emphatically with everything on prime time.

In 1989, The largest cake ever created weighed 128,238 pounds and eight ounces in Fort Payne, Alabama, which celebrated its 100th birthday.

In 1990, The city of Los Angeles declared “Rocky Horror Picture Show Day,” marking the 15th anniversary of the movie. There was a big party with most of the filmʹs stars two days later.

In 1992, The Canadian flag is inadvertently flown up-side down by a United States Marine Corps color guard at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium during the pregame ceremonies before Game 2 of the World Series between the Blue Jays and Braves. Although the international incident annoys the northern neighbors of the U.S., most Toronto fans resist the call to fly the American Stripes and Stars in a similar fashion during Game 3 at the SkyDome, but opt instead to wave Canadaʹs LʹUnifolié with the message “This end up” affixed to the top.

In 1994, “The Jerky Boys 2” album by The Jerky Boys was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1994, “You Might Be A Redneck If…” album by Jeff Foxworthy was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1997, On the cover of TV Guide: “Sabrina, The Teenage Witch (Melissa Joan Hart)”. Other Articles: South Park, LL Cool J, Goldie Hawn.

In 2000, Insult comic Don Rickles got his star on the Hollywood Blvd. Walk of Fame, and, typically, he had something nasty but funny to say, thanking those of “my fans who are here on the street on their way to look for a job.”

In 2015, The 18th Mark Twain Prize, the nationʹs top prize for humor, was presented to Eddie Murphy during the annual Kennedy Center Celebration of American Humor in Washington, D.C.

In 2015, Actor-comedian Eddie Murphy was honored with the Mark Twain Prize, the nationʹs top prize for humor, at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1947, “Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)” by Tex Williams charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1947, “Temptation (Tim-Tayshun)” by Red Ingle, Jo Stafford And The Natural Seven charted at number 5 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 1952, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by Jo Stafford charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “It's In The Book” by Johnny Standley charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “Indian Love Call” by Slim Whitman charted at number 17 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, “Chantilly Lace” by The Big Bopper charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Summertime Blues” by Eddie Cochran charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Western Movies” by The Olympics charted at number 42 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Summertime, Summertime” by The Jamies charted at number 45 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “The Hula Hoop Song” by Georgia Gibbs charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Real Wild Child” by Ivan charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “The Hula Hoop Song” by Teresa Brewer charted at number 74 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “The Ballad Of Thunder Road” by Robert Mitchum charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “The Blob” by The Five Blobs charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Mr. Jaws” by Dickie Goodman charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Low Rider” by War charted at number 23 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Indian Love Call” by Ray Stevens charted at number 89 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “How I Spent My Summer Vacation” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 90 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “King Kong” by The Jimmy Castor Bunch charted at number 94 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Whip It” by Devo charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Legend Of Wooley Swamp” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 31 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Theme From 'The Dukes Of Hazzard' (Good Ol' Boys)” by Waylon Jennings charted at number 50 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Turning Japanese” by The Vapors charted at number 56 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Private Idaho” by The B-52's charted at number 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Let's Do Something Cheap And Superficial” by Burt Reynolds charted at number 94 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Paranoimia” by The Art Of Noise With Max Headroom charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Wild Wild Life” by Talking Heads charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Goin' Crazy” by David Lee Roth charted at number 66 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rumors” by Timex Social Club charted at number 88 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “ESPN Presents The Jock Jam” by Various Artists charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Milkshake” by Kelis charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Celebrity” by Brad Paisley charted at number 85 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 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “Girl In A Country Song” by Maddie And Tae charted at number 65 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 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Western Movies” by The Olympics charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Splish Splash” by Charlie Drake charted at number 29 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 2 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, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Hare Krishna Mantra” by Radah Krishna Temple charted at number 15 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)” by Zager And Evans charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Happy Love / Wild Thing” by The Goodies charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Indian Love Call” by Ray Stevens charted at number 38 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Baggy Trousers” by Madness charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Enola Gay” by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It's Still Rock And Roll To Me” by Billy Joel charted at number 46 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Sit Song” by The Barron Knights charted at number 50 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Breaks (Part 1)” by Kurtis Blow charted at number 52 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Generals And Majors” by XTC charted at number 54 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 71 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Every Loser Wins” by Nick Berry charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “In The Army Now” by Status Quo charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rumors” by Timex Social Club charted at number 27 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 37 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Holiday Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 56 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Velcro Fly” by ZZ Top charted at number 64 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 14 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Say Cheese (Smile Please)” by Fast Food Rockers charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1958, “Bird Dog” by The Everly Brothers charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “A Pub With No Beer” by Slim Dusty charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Splish Splash” by Bobby Darin charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Western Movies” by The Olympics charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “A Boy Named Sue” by Johnny Cash charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “The Elephant Song / A Daisy A Day” by Kamahl charted at number 55 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 72 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Chevy Van / Hang My Head And Moan” by Sammy Johns charted at number 85 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes / Move On” by David Bowie charted at number 3 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 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Private Idaho / 52 Girls” by The B-52's charted at number 22 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Rock And Roll High School / Let's Go” by The Ramones charted at number 61 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Generals And Majors / The Somnambulist” by XTC charted at number 64 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 65 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Freedom Of Choice / Snowball” by Devo charted at number 71 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Turning Japanese / Here Comes The Judge (Live)” by The Vapors charted at number 81 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Skinny Girls / Oh Johnny” by Alan O'Day charted at number 89 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Psycho Chicken” by The Fools charted at number 90 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Time Warp” by Various Artists charted at number 94 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Wild Wild Life” by Talking Heads charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1975, “Misty” by Ray Stevens charted at number 19 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Newcastle Song” by Bob Hudson 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 33 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It's Hard To Be Humble” by Mac Davis charted at number 7 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 15 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Generals And Majors” by XTC charted at number 16 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Turning Japanese” by The Vapors charted at number 21 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 5 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Paranoimia” by The Art Of Noise With Max Headroom charted at number 10 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “The Sound Of Musik” by Falco charted at number 36 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “I Wanna Be A Cowboy” by Boys Don't Cry charted at number 43 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Theme From 'Peter Gunn'” by The Art Of Noise Featuring Duane Eddy charted at number 46 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 4 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 9 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 7 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Fire Water Burn” by The Bloodhound Gang charted at number 10 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 16 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 39 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

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 Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)” by Zager And Evans charted at number 3 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Misty” by Ray Stevens charted at number 11 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Psycho Chicken” by The Fools charted at number 6 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1986, “The Sound Of Musik” by Falco charted at number 12 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 3 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 7 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 33 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 7 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 8 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)” by Zager And Evans charted at number 27 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 16 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Theme From 'Peter Gunn' (Live)” by Emerson, Lake And Palmer charted at number 46 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Camouflage” by Stan Ridgway charted at number 43 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Wild Wild Life” by Talking Heads charted at number 46 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Paranoimia” by The Art Of Noise With Max Headroom charted at number 47 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 19 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 24 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 1 on the France Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1997, “Men In Black” by Will Smith charted at number 6 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme)” by The Rembrandts charted at number 25 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 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “Ashes To Ashes” by David Bowie charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Holiday Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 9 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 7 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme)” by The Rembrandts charted at number 12 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 3 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 10 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 15 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 8 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 30 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1958, “Chantilly Lace” by The Big Bopper charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Summertime Blues” by Eddie Cochran charted at number 14 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Bird Dog / Devoted To You” by The Everly Brothers charted at number 16 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 15 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Black Superman (Muhammad Ali)” by Johnny Wakelin And The Kinshasa Band charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Mr. Jaws” by Dickie Goodman charted at number 15 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rumors” by Timex Social Club charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Walkin' On The Sun” by Smash Mouth charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 20 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “Girl In A Country Song” by Maddie And Tae charted at number 78 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs October 18, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Sun Oct the 18 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 292 of the year
Serialnumber = 44110
Julian date = 2459129 O.S.= 10 - 5 - 2020

Calendar

Holidays

Feast of St. Luke, evangelist, the beloved physician, patron saint of artists.
[CT, NY, MA] Dictionary Week Ends
Home-Based Business Week Ends
[USA] National Y-Teen Week Begins
[USA] National Forest Products Week Begins
America's Safe Schools Week Begins
Getting the World to Beat a Path to Your Door Week Begins
National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week Begins
National Dental Hygiene Week Begins
National Forrest Products Week Begins
National School Bus Safety Week Begins
National Shampoo Week Begins
National Shut-In Visitation Day
[Alaska] Traditional Alaska Day (1867). transferred from Russia to the U.S.
[Canada] Persons Day
[Czechoslovakia] Independence Day (1918)
[Rhodesia] Republic Day
Black Power Day
Gourmet Coffee Week (Day 4)
Peace with Justice Week (Day 3)

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
Cooking, Crafts and Home Books Month
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
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Car Care Month
National Clock Month
National Collectors Month
National Communicate with Your Kid Month
National Cosmetology Month
National Cut Out Dissection Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Depression Education and Awareness Month
National Dessert Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
National Dollhouse and Minatures Month
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
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
National Pasta Month
National Pizza Month
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 Herne (Celtic).
Harvest Moon (China).
Orionid meteor shower, radiant in Orion (thru 10-23)
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