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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays October 29

Last Updated 06-28-2020

🎵Peter Stampfel -- is 82 in the year 2020 and 83 in the year 2021; b.10/29/1938 N.S.
Songwriter, Singer, Fiddler, Violinist, Country Bassist
Group Names: Holy Modal Rounders

✍🎭Mary Charlotte Wilcox -- is 73 in the year 2020 and 74 in the year 2021; b.10/29/1947
Comedy Writer, Comedienne, Canadian
Misc: retired from acting in 1994
TV Shows: Second City TV Network, Maniac Mansion (as Idella Muckle Orca)
Movie Titles: Strange Brew

✍🎭Dan Castellaneta -- is 63 in the year 2020 and 64 in the year 2021; b.10/29/1957
Screenwriter, TV Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Impressionist
Album Titles: I Am Not Homer, Two Lips
TV Shows: Tracey Ullman Show, The Simpsons (as Homer Simpson/Grampa Simpson/Santa's Little Helper/Krusty the Klown/Barney Gumble/Scott Christian/Groundskeeper Willy/Mayor "Diamond" Joe Quimby/Hans Moleman/Sudeshow Mel/Itchy/Arnie Pie/Kodos), Darkwing Duck (as Megavolt), Back to the Future (as Doc Brown), Taz-Mania (as Mr. Fickley), Sibs (as Warren)

💰🎭Finola Hughes -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.10/29/1959 N.S.
Entrepreneur, TV/Movie/Stage/Soap Actress, TV Hostess, Dancer, Ballerina, English
Misc: some say b. 10-20-50 but is wrong, ET and AP say b. 1959, UPI and Wikipedia says b. 1960
TV Shows: The Kenny Everett Television Show (various characters, thus earning her place in the Demented Datebook), General Hospital (as Anna Devane Lavery Scorpio), Jack's Place (as Chelsea Duffy), Blossom (as Carol Russo), Pacific Palisades (as Kate Russo), Sunset Beach (as Helena), All My Children (as Alexandra Devane and Anna Devane on loan from GH for three years), Charmed (as the late Patricia Halwell the ghost)
Movie Titles: Staying Alive (nominated in the Golden Raspberry Awards for Worst Supporing Actress and Worst New Star in 1984)

🎭Gabrielle Union -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.10/29/1972
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Being Mary Jane (as Mary Jane Paul)
Movie Titles: 10 Things I Hate Anout You, Bad Boys II, Deliver Us From Eva, Bring It On

🎭Tracee Ellis Ross -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.10/29/1972
Actress, Producer/Director
Names/Places: RN: Tracee Joy Silberstein; Diana Ross' daughter
TV Shows: Girlfriends (as Joan Carol), Black-ish (as Rainbow Johnson)
Movie Titles: Daddy's Little Girls

🎭Trevor Lissauer -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.10/29/1973 N.S.
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Running the Halls (as David Reese), Sabrina the Teenage Witch (as Miles Goodman)

🎭Jon Abrahams -- is 43 in the year 2020 and 44 in the year 2021; b.10/29/1977 N.S.
Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: House of Wax, Non-Stop, Scary Movie, Meet the Parents

🎭Italia Ricci -- is 34 in the year 2020 and 35 in the year 2021; b.10/29/1986 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Canadian
TV Shows: Desinated Survivor (as Emily Rhodes), Chasing Life (as April Carver), Unnatural History (voice)
Movie Titles: Don Jon, American Pie Presents Beta House

🎭🏆Derek Theler -- is 34 in the year 2020 and 35 in the year 2021; b.10/29/1986 N.S.
Actor, Producer, Model
TV Shows: Baby Daddy (as Danny Wheeler)
Movie Titles: Shark Killer, Secret Summer, How Sarah Got Her Wings

🎭Cleopatra Coleman -- is 33 in the year 2020 and 34 in the year 2021; b.10/29/1987 N.S.
Actress, Director, Australian
TV Shows: The Last Man on Earth (as Erica), Neighbours, Silversun
Movie Titles: Step Up Revolution, Fear Clinic, Silversun

🎭Chelsea Ricketts -- is 31 in the year 2020 and 32 in the year 2021; b.10/29/1989 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: The Secret Life of the American Teenager, Scream Queens (as Amy Meyer)
Movie Titles: The Killing, True Blood

🎭🎵Ale Müller -- is 24 in the year 2020 and 25 in the year 2021; b.10/29/1996 N.S.
Actress, Singer, Mexican
TV Shows: La CQ.

Darren Christopher Rockwell -- is 15 in the year 2020 and 16 in the year 2021; b.10/29/2005 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Tom Rockwell's son

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🎭Walter C. Kelly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/29/1873 d.1/6/1939 (65)
Comedian, Vaudevillan

🎭🎵Fanny Brice -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/29/1891 d.5/29/1951 (59)
Movie/Stage/Radio Actress, Comedienne, Vaudevillaness, Dancer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn, NY; NN:Baby Snooks; RN:Fannie Borach; Billy Rose's wife
Movie Titles: Ziegfield Follies

🎭Jack Pearl -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/29/1894 d.12/25/1982 (88)
Radio Actor, Vaudevillan

✍🎭Diana Serra Cary -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/29/1918 N.S. d.2/24/2020 N.S. (101)
Author, Actress, Vaudevillaness, American
Names/Places: RN: Peggy-Jean Montgomery, aka Baby Peggy
Misc: Silent Film Historian, Child Film Actress

🎨Bill Mauldin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/29/1921 d.1/22/2003 (81)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Stars & Stripes; depicted squalid life of the G.I. in WWII with two G.I.'s Willie & Joe

🎵Neal P. Hefti -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/29/1922 d.10/11/2008 (85)
Arranger, Composer, Pianist, Trumpeter
TV Shows: Batman (theme), The Odd Couple (themes)

Larry Siegel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/29/1925 N.S. d.8/20/2019 N.S. (93)
Humorist, Comedy Writer
Misc: wrote for MAD Magazine
TV Shows: The Carol Burnett Show

🎨George Luks -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/13/1867 d.10/29/1933 (66)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Hogan's Alley; also a painter of urban scenes.

🎭Fred Duprez -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/6/1884 d.10/29/1938 (54)
Comedian

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🎭Maurice Costello -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1877 d.10/29/1950 (73)
Stage Actor, Vaudevillan

🎭Louis Burt Mayer -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1885 d.10/29/1957 (72)
Film Executive, Movie Producer, Russian
Misc: MGM Co. Co-founder

Terry Southern -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/1/1924 d.10/29/1995 (71)
Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter, Satirist
Book Titles: Dr. Strangelove, Easy Rider, The Magic Christian

🎭Vaughn Meader -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/20/1936 d.10/29/2004 (68)
Comedian
Album Titles: The First Family (a million-seller spoofing the Kennedy family)

🎭Jimmy Savile -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1926 N.S. d.10/29/2011 N.S. (84)
TV Host, English
TV Shows: Jim'll Fix It (host)

✍🎭Graham Stark -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/20/1922 d.10/29/2013 (91)
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Director, English
TV Shows: Pink Panther, Casino Royale

🎭Al Molinaro -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/24/1919 N.S. d.10/29/2015 N.S. (96)
TV Actor
Names/Places: b. in Kenosha, WI
TV Shows: The Odd Couple (as Murray Greshner), Happy Days (as Alfred Del Vecchio), Joanie Loves Chachi (as Alfred DelVecchio)

🎭John Witherspoon -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/27/1942 N.S. d.10/29/2019 N.S. (77)
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: The First Family, The Wayans Brothers, Black Jesus, The Boondocks
Movie Titles: Friday, Littleman

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In 1891, Fanny Brice, American comedienne and actress was born as Fanny Borach. She had a huge following for her burlesque appearances in the Ziegfeld follies. She also appeared in films, notably “The Great Ziegfeld.”

In 1955, On the cover of TV Guide: “Phil Silvers as Sergeant Bilko”. Other Articles: Robin Hood, Millionaire

In 1955, R.C., “Black Denim Trousers” by The Cheers peaked at number six on the pop singles chart.

In 1955, Little Richardʹs “Tutti Frutti” backed with “Iʹm Just a Lonely Boy,” is reviewed by Billboard: “…cleverly syled novelty with nonsense words, rapid fire deliver.”

In 1960, On the cover of TV Guide: “Danny Kaye”. Other Articles: Route 66, Thriller, Tab Hunter

In 1966, R.C., “Almost Persuaded Number 2” by Ben Colder (Sheb Wooley) peaked at #58 on the pop singles chart.

In 1966, R.C., “The Hair On My Chinny Chin Chin” by Sam The Sham and The Pharaohs peaked at #22 on the pop singles chart; Green Jelly used the title as the pigʹs response when the wolf demanded that the pig let him in in the heavy metal hit “Three Little Pigs” in 1993.

In 1966, “The Mighty Heroes”, TV Cartoon Show, Ralph Bakshiʹs directing debut, characters by Paul Terry, debut on CBS.

In 1967, TVʹS SMOTHERS BROTHERS SHOW Guests: THE NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND (“SISTER KATE” and “TEDDY BEARʹS PICNIC”)

In 1969, A newsmagazine, “Rat Subterranean News”, published the “Paul Is Dead” hoax. Paul McCartney stated, “I am alive and well, and concerned about the rumors of my death.”

In 1969, The first connection on what would become the Internet was made when bits of data flowed between computers at UCLA and the Stanford Research Institute. This was the beginning of ARPANET, the forerunner to the Internet developed by the Department of Defense.

In 1971, In a Brady Bunch episode called “Juliet is the Sun”, Marciaʹs being cast in a school production of “Romeo and Juliet” gives her a swollen ego in “Juliet is the Sun”; The other members of the family regret convincing her to take the role when she considered turning it down.

In 1976, Frank Zappaʹs album [22] ZOOT ALLURES was released including the tracks “Wonderful Wino” and “Disco Boy”.

In 1976, TVʹS MIDNIGHT SPECIAL Hosts: K.C. and The Sunshine Band (“SHAKE YOUR BOOTY”) plus GLADYS KNIGHT and THE PIPS; BAY CITY ROLLERS (“I ONLY WANT TO BE WITH YOU”); ABBA (“FERNANDO”); RICK DEES.

In 1977, Meat Loaf released his landmark album “Bat Out Of Hell”.

In 1977, On “Saturday Night Live,” the Coneheads dispense fried chicken embryos and beer to trick-or-treaters, while in “Consumer Probe with Joan Face” Irwin Mainway displays such dangerous Halloween costumes as “Johnny Space Commander Mask” (a plastic dry cleaning bag and a rubber band), and “Johnny Human Torch” (a bag of oily rags and a giant cigarette lighter). Both sketches wind up on the video compilation “The Best of Dan Aykroyd.”

In 1977, What would Halloween be without dangerous costumes? “Saturday Nightʹs” “Consumer Probe” aims to find out as Irwin Mainway (Dan Aykroyd) displays his best sellers: “Johnny Space Commander Mask” (a plastic dry cleaning bag and a rubber band), and “Johnny Human Torch” (a bag of oily rags and a giant cigarette lighter).

In 1978, The largest slot machine payoff is for $275,000 to James Schelich of Washington, Missouri.

In 1979, The British sitcom “Only When I Laugh” premiered on ITV.

In 1979, Walt Disney World welcomes its 100 millionth guest.

In 1981, “Gimme A Break!”, TV Comedy starring Nell Carter as a housekeeper caring for a widowed policeman (Dolph Sweet) and his three daughters, debut on NBC. A sassy black woman gets a job as a housekeeper for an obnoxious Polish cop? Iʹm supposed to believe this premise as a sitcom? “Gimme A Break!”

In 1982, Garry Marshall decides to put a new face on an old project and casts Ron Glass and Desmond Wilson as “The New Odd Couple” on ABC. While the faces have changed, little else has, as eight of the thirteen scripts for the new episodes scripts have been recycled from the original Klugman-and-Randall series.

In 1994, “Aaahh!!! Real Monsters”, TV Cartoon Show, debut on Nickelodeon.

In 1995, Paul Anka is featured as a guest star on the “Treehouse of Horror VI” episode of Foxʹs The Simpsons.

In 1996, The Rutlesʹ “Archaeology”, a send-up of the Fab Fourʹs current series of the Beatlesʹ “Anthology” offerings, was released.

In 1997, Entertainer Bob Hope, who never fought a war but performed for American troops overseas for decades, was made an honorary U.S. veteran Wednesday. A congressional resolution bestowing the title, the first of its kind, was presented to Hope, 94, at a ceremony in the Capitol attended by representatives of the military and veterans groups. Congressional leaders paid tribute to Hope for cheering up legions of troops on foreign soil by bringing them a piece of home.

In 1997, In “South Park”, a pinkeye epidemic interrupts the boysʹ plans to win a Halloween costume contest; and Kenny has a run-in with a Russian space station when it falls to Earth.

In 1999, Sabrina episode #81: In “Episode LXXXI: The Phantom Menace,” Sabrina works the Halloween night shift alone at the college coffee house — and winds up under siege by marauding zombies.

In 2002, The fifth Mark Twain Prize, the nationʹs top prize for humor, was presented to Bob Newhart during the annual Kennedy Center Celebration of American Humor in Washington, D.C.

In 2003, “A Minute With Stan Hooper” premiered on Fox.

In 2004, Comedian Vaughn Meader, whoʹd gained fame doing satirical impressions of President John F. Kennedy, died in Auburn, Maine, at age 68.

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1955, “Black Denim Trousers And Motorcycle Boots” by The Cheers charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Let's Think About Living” by Bob Luman charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mr. Custer” by Larry Verne charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “You Talk Too Much” by Joe Jones charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “(Do) The Hucklebuck” by Chubby Checker charted at number 51 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Shoppin' For Clothes” by The Coasters charted at number 88 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Side Car Cycle” by Charlie Ryan And The Timberline Riders charted at number 91 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Psycho” by Bobby Hendricks With Dr. Jive charted at number 103 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Psychotic Reaction” by Count Five charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “The Hair On My Chinny Chin Chin” by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Wipe Out” by The Surfaris charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Mr. Spaceman” by The Byrds charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys charted at number 38 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Almost Persuaded No. 2” by Ben Colder (Sheb Wooley) charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Louie Louie” by The Sandpipers charted at number 59 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Winchester Cathedral” by The New Vaudeville Band charted at number 66 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Stop, Stop, Stop” by The Hollies charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band” by Meco charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by Leif Garrett charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognised Anthem Of World Contact Day)” by The Carpenters charted at number 46 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars (Main Title)” by John Williams And The London Symphony Orchestra charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Dr. Heckyll And Mr. Jive” by Men At Work charted at number 28 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Major Tom (Coming Home)” by Peter Schilling charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Puttin' On The Ritz” by Taco charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Wild, Wild West” by The Escape Club charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 24 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “A Nightmare On My Street” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince charted at number 69 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Peek-A-Boo” by Siouxsie And The Banshees charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Louie Louie” by Fat Boys charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Girls Ain't Nothin' But Trouble” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince charted at number 93 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Tootsee Roll” by 69 Boyz charted at number 17 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “What's The Frequency, Kenneth?” by R.E.M. charted at number 25 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “New Age Girl” by Deadeye Dick charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Undone - The Sweater Song” by Weezer charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Short Short Man” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 64 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Tokens charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “My Humps” by The Black Eyed Peas charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Beverly Hills” by Weezer charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Redneck Yacht Club” by Craig Morgan charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Hicktown” by Jason Aldean charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Billy's Got His Beer Goggles On” by Neal McCoy charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off” by Joe Nichols charted at number 78 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Alcohol” by Brad Paisley charted at number 91 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2016, “PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen)” by Pikotaro charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1955, “Cool Water” by Frankie Laine With The Mellowmen charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Let's Think About Living” by Bob Luman charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “McDonald's Cave” by The Piltdown Men charted at number 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mule Skinner Blues” by The Fendermen charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “A Kookie Little Paradise” by Frankie Vaughan charted at number 47 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Stop, Stop, Stop” by The Hollies charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Winchester Cathedral” by The New Vaudeville Band charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles charted at number 33 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band” by Meco charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognised Anthem Of World Contact Day)” by The Carpenters charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Telephone Man” by Meri Wilson charted at number 33 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Magic Fly” by Space charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Live In Trouble” by The Barron Knights charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Egyptian Reggae” by Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “This Is Not A Love Song” by PiL (Public Image Limited) charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Kissing With Confidence” by Will Powers charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “What's The Frequency, Kenneth?” by R.E.M. charted at number 68 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 53 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “I Need A Dollar” by Aloe Blacc charted at number 80 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “F**k You! (aka Forget You)” by CeeLo Green charted at number 100 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1949, “Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me)” by Peggy Lee or The Mills Brothers charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Let's Think About Living” by Bob Luman charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Johnny Bond charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Robot Man” by Connie Francis charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “A Kookie Little Paradise” by Jo-Ann Campbell charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mule Skinner Blues” by The Fendermen charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Winchester Cathedral” by The New Vaudeville Band charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Lil Red Riding Hood” by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Mah-nà-mah-nà / Halfway Down The Stairs” by The Muppets charted at number 32 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Baked Beans / You Love Me” by Mother Goose charted at number 33 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Ain't Gonna Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman) / I Mess Up Everything I Get My Hands On” by Joe Tex charted at number 34 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band / Funk” by Meco charted at number 41 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Telephone Man / Itinerary” by Meri Wilson charted at number 50 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Margaritaville / Miss You So Badly” by Jimmy Buffett charted at number 98 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Bop Girl” by Pat Wilson charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Australiana” by Austen Tayshus charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Puttin' On The Ritz” by Taco charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Down Under” by Men At Work charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Rawhide” by The Chaps charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Double Dutch” by Malcolm McLaren charted at number 34 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Doctorin' The Tardis” by The KLF alias The Timelords charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Wild, Wild West” by The Escape Club charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Oh Yeah” by Yello charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Strokin'” by Clarence Carter charted at number 32 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Duke Of Earl” by The Dukes Of Earlwood charted at number 34 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 48 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Batman Theme” by Neal Hefti And His Orchestra charted somewhere on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “What's The Frequency, Kenneth?” by R.E.M. charted at number 38 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Popcorn” by Crazy Frog charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Axel F” by Crazy Frog charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Foxtrot Uniform Charlie Kilo” by The Bloodhound Gang charted at number 34 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Lonely” by Akon charted at number 41 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Hangover” by Taio Cruz Featuring Flo Rida charted at number 47 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “I Need A Dollar” by Aloe Blacc charted at number 50 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1977, “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band” by Meco charted at number 15 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Telephone Man” by Meri Wilson charted at number 27 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Mah-nà-mah-nà” by The Muppet Show charted at number 38 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 2 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Puttin' On The Ritz” by Taco charted at number 4 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Double Dutch” by Malcolm McLaren charted at number 18 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 20 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Life Begins At 40” by Dave And The Dynamos charted at number 23 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 4 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Batman Theme” by Neal Hefti And His Orchestra charted at number 8 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 17 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Wild, Wild West” by The Escape Club charted at number 23 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Doctorin' The Tardis” by The KLF alias The Timelords charted at number 32 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by The Jesus And Mary Chain charted at number 36 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Fat” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 41 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “What's The Frequency, Kenneth?” by R.E.M. charted at number 12 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Popcorn” by Crazy Frog charted at number 2 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Axel F” by Crazy Frog charted at number 36 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Hangover” by Taio Cruz Featuring Flo Rida charted at number 17 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “I Need A Dollar” by Aloe Blacc charted at number 26 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 34 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1994, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 2 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “What's The Frequency, Kenneth?” by R.E.M. charted at number 21 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Everybody Gonfi-Gon” by Two Cowboys charted at number 39 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1983, “Living On Video” by Trans-X charted at number 9 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 12 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Bring Me Edelweiss” by Edelweiss charted at number 14 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 17 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Everybody Gonfi-Gon” by Two Cowboys charted at number 10 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Pass The Toilet Paper” by The Outhere Brothers charted at number 18 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 20 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “What's The Frequency, Kenneth?” by R.E.M. charted at number 29 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles charted at number 12 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Mr. Spaceman” by The Byrds charted at number 18 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 3 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” by Meat Loaf charted at number 14 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 17 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Stop This Crazy Thing” by Coldcut Featuring Junior Reid And The Ahead Of Our Time Orchestra charted at number 30 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 12 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “What's The Frequency, Kenneth?” by R.E.M. charted at number 48 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1994, “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm” by Crash Test Dummies charted at number 8 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Loser” by Beck charted at number 20 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Everybody Gonfi-Gon” by Two Cowboys charted at number 49 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1960, “Let's Think About Living” by Bob Luman charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 8 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine” by The Beatles charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Magic Fly” by Space charted at number 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 7 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1977, “Magic Fly” by Space charted at number 5 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 12 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 4 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Stop This Crazy Thing” by Coldcut Featuring Junior Reid And The Ahead Of Our Time Orchestra charted at number 25 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 10 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “What's The Frequency, Kenneth?” by R.E.M. charted at number 24 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm” by Crash Test Dummies charted at number 43 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “(Meet) The Flintstones” by The B.C. 52's (The B-52's) charted at number 48 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Everybody Gonfi-Gon” by Two Cowboys charted at number 49 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1960, “You Talk Too Much” by Joe Jones charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Wipe Out” by The Surfaris charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Psychotic Reaction” by Count Five charted at number 7 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band” by Meco charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 6 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Wild, Wild West” by The Escape Club charted at number 21 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “What's The Frequency, Kenneth?” by R.E.M. charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “My Humps” by The Black Eyed Peas charted at number 13 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 11 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Hangover” by Taio Cruz Featuring Flo Rida charted at number 49 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2016, “PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen)” by Pikotaro charted at number 39 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs October 29, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Thu Oct the 29 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 303 of the year
Serialnumber = 44121
Julian date = 2459140 O.S.= 10 - 16 - 2020

Calendar

Holidays

Feast of St. Theodorus, or Chef, Abbot (c. A.D. 575).
Feast of the Dead (Iroquois).
[USA] National Cleaner Air Week (Day 5)
National Consumers Week (Day 5)
National Pharmacy Week (Day 5)
National Save Your Back Week (Day 5)
[UN] Disarmament Week (Day 5)
[Cyprus] National Day
[Turkey] National Day/Anniversary of Declaration of Republic (1923) (thru 10-30)
Biographies are Beautiful Day
Disarmament Week (Day 6)
National Magic Week (Day 5)
Republic Day, celebrated in Turkey.
Pornography Awareness Week (Day 5)

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.
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Auto Battery Safety Month
Campaign for Healthier Babies Month
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Computer Learning Month
Consumer Information Month'
Cookbook Month
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Cooperative Month
National Pickled Pepper Month
Country Music Month
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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.
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