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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays December 24

Last Updated 06-28-2020

✍⚖Christopher Buckley -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.12/24/1952 or 9/28/1952 N.S.
Writer, Satirist, Political Commentator
Names/Places: son of Patricia and William F. Buckley Jr.
Misc: many older sources say b. Dec 24, some newer sources say Sep 28 but not confirmed at this time
Book Titles: Thank You For Smoking, Little Green Men, The White House Mess, No Way to Treat a First Lady, Wet Work, Florence of Arabia, Boomsday, Supreme Courtship, Losing Mum and Pup: A Memoir

🎭Sofia Black-D'Elia -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.12/23/1991 N.S. or 12/24/1991 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: The Messengers, Skins, Your Honor, The Mick (as Sabrina Pemberton)

🎭John Levene -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.12/24/1941
Actor, English
TV Shows: Doctor Who (as Sergeant Benton)
Movie Titles: Wartime, The Death Wheelers, CanniBallistic!

⚖💰🎵Mike Curb -- is 76 in the year 2020 and 77 in the year 2021; b.12/24/1944
Hall of Famer, Politician, Lt. Governor, Executive, Music Producer, Songwriter, Pop Singer
Misc: MGM Records & Curb Records prez; ex-Calif Lt. Governor
Group Names: The Mike Curb Congregation

🎭Stephanie Hodge -- is 64 in the year 2020 and 65 in the year 2021; b.12/24/1956
TV Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: Nurses (as Nurse Sandy Miller), Unhappily Ever After (as Jennie Malloy)
Movie Titles: Yes Man, Evolution

🎭Wade Williams -- is 59 in the year 2020 and 60 in the year 2021; b.12/24/1961 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: The Bernie Mac Show, Prison Break (as Captain Brad Belick)
Movie Titles: Gangster Squad, The Dark Knight Rises, Collateral

🎭Diedrich Bader -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.12/24/1966
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Drew Carey Show (as Oswald Harvey), Center of the Universe (as Tommy Pressman), Miles from Tomorrowland, Veep, Outsourced, American Housewife (as Greg Otto)
Movie Titles: The Penguins of Madagascar, Ice Age, Office Space, Napoleon Dynamite

🎭Amaury Nolasco -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.12/24/1970 N.S.
Actor, Producer, Puerto Rican
TV Shows: Deception, Prison Break (as Fernando Sucre), Telenovela
Movie Titles: Transformers, 2 Fast 2 Furious, A Good Day to Die Hard

🎭Matt Passmore -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.12/24/1973 N.S.
Actor, Producer, Australian
TV Shows: The Glades (as Jim Longworth), McLeod's Daughters, Satisfaction (as Neil Truman)
Movie Titles: Is That a Gun in Your Pocket?

🎭🎵Ryan Seacrest -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.12/24/1974
TV Host, Radio Disc Jock
Misc: radio: American Top 40 (host), On Air with Ryan Seacrest (host)
TV Shows: American Idol: The Search for a Superstar (host), Dick Clark's Rockin' New Years Eve with Ryan Seacrest, Live with Kelly and Ryan

🎭Bobby Bauer -- b.12/24/????
Actor
Names/Places: aka Robert Bauer
Misc: b. c. 1950; retired from acting in 2003
TV Shows: Head Case (writer), Flying Blind
Movie Titles: This is Spinal Tap, 54, Father of the Bride

🎮Masaya Nakamura -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/24/1925 N.S. d.1/22/2017 N.S. (91)
Video Game Company Owner, Japanese
Misc: founder of Namco, famous for the game Pac-Man

🎭Barry Chuckle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/24/1944 N.S. d.8/5/2018 N.S. (73)
Comedian, English
Misc: of The Chuckle Brothers team with his brother Paul
TV Shows: ChuckleVision (children's comedy show)

✍🎭Bob (Comedian) Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/24/1958 N.S. d.1/20/2018 N.S. (59)
Author, Comedian, Gay
Book Titles: Growing Up Gay: From Left Out to Coming Out

🎭Moose the Dog -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/24/1990 d.6/22/2006 (15)
Animal Star
Misc: a Dog; AP says Dec 25, 1989; IMDB says Dec 24, 1990, Wikipedia says Dec 24, 1990; Eddie the character born either May 7 or 15, 1990 according to Wikipedia.
TV Shows: Frasier (as Eddie)

🎨Pierre "Peyo" Culliford -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/25/1928 d.12/24/1992 (64)
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Belgiumese
Misc: Smurfs creator

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✍🎭James Komack -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/3/1924 N.S. d.12/24/1997 N.S. (73)
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, Producer/Director
Misc: Damn Yankees
TV Shows: Hennesey (as Harvey Spencer Blair III), Courtship of Eddie's Father (as Norman Tinker and creator), Chico and the Man (creator), Welcome Back Kotter (creator)

🎭Cheetah The Chimp -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/9/1931 d.12/24/2011 N.S. (80)
Animal Star
Movie Titles: Tarzan (as comic sidekick 1932-1934)

⛪🎭Jack Klugman -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/27/1922 d.12/24/2012 (90)
Jewish, TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: b. in Philadelphia
TV Shows: Harris Against the Wind (star), The Odd Couple (as Oscar Madison), Quincy M.E. (as Dr. R. Quincy), You Again? (as Henry Willows)

🎵🎸Ray Collins -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/19/1937 d.12/24/2012 (75)
Songwriter, Singer, Rock & Roll Performer
Group Names: Soul Giants (who were joined by Frank Zappa in 1964 to become the Mothers Of Invention)

🎭Liz (Actress) Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/11/1921 N.S. d.12/24/2016 N.S. (95)
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, English
TV Shows: The Royle Family (as Norma Speakman)
Movie Titles: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Keeping Mum, "The Cook, The Thief, His Wife and Her Lover"

🎭Dick Orkin -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/9/1933 d.12/24/2017 N.S. (84)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Radio Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: of Dick & Bert (Berdis) in commercials 1970-80s; Chicago's voice and genius behind Chickenman and the Tooth Fairy; some say b. 1934
TV Shows: The Tim Conway Show

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In 1906, Canadian physicist Reginald A. Fessenden became the first person to braodcast a music program over radio, from Brant Rock, Massachusetts. The program included a little verse, some violin and a speech. Itʹs what you would call the…first ROCK concert ever (GROAN).

In 1936, 12 + 24 = 36

In 1937, The Mickey Mouse film, “Lonesome Ghosts” is released. Donald Duck and Goofy also appear.

In 1939, The first color comic strip of “Pinocchio” is published in Sunday editions of newspapers.

In 1948, The Donald Duck film, “Tea for Two Hundred” is released.

In 1955, On the cover of TV Guide: “Merry Christmas”. Other Articles: Disneyland, D and R Nelson

In 1955, R.C., “(Iʹm Gettinʹ) Nuttin' For Christmas” by Ricky Zahnd and the Blue Jeaners peaked at #21 on the pop singles chart.

In 1955, R.C., “Nuttin' For Christmas” by Stan Freberg peaked at #53 on the pop singles chart.

In 1956, The “I Love Lucy” Christmas show aired on CBS, but was never put in syndication, nor repeated until 1989.

In 1961, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” becomes the first African song to hit number one on the U.S. pop chart. The American version, recorded by the Tokens, is a translation of a South African folk song known as “Mbube” and “Wimoweh.”

In 1964, Shooting began on “The Cage”, the pilot for Star Trek.

In 1966, Tommy James and the Shondells record “I Think Weʹre Alone Now,” which will become a huge “bubble gum” hit. It peaks at number four in its seventeen weeks on the chart and is one of the groupʹs seven Top Ten hits. Tiffany covered the song in 1987. “Weird Al” parodied it into “I Think Iʹm a Clone Now” in 1988.

In 1970, The animated feature film, “The Aristocats” is released in theatres. It cost $4 million to make. It is the first animated feature film completed without Walt Disney. “The Jungle Book” released in 1967 was the first animated movie released after Disney died in 1966.

In 1971, In a Brady Bunch episode called “The Not-So-Rose-Colored Glasses”, Mike attempts to surprise Carol with a photograph of the children for their anniversary, Alice fakes a toothache to get Carol to take her to the dentist so Mike can have the picture taken. Then Jan accidentally destroys the print and the negative is lost.

In 1973, Tom Johnson of the Doobie Brothers was arrested in Visalia, California on charges of marijuana possession, or, well, doobies. He has to go to court January 10, right about the time the groupʹs new album is released. The title? “What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits.”

In 1975, “When Things Were Rotten”, TV Comedy; last aired on ABC.

In 1983, R.C., “Major Tom (Coming Home)” by Peter Schilling peaked at #14 on the pop singles chart. It was parodied into “Major Con” about a cow in space.

In 1991, “Disneyʹs Silly Songs” album by Various was certified Gold

In 1992, The cartoonist known as “Peyo” died at his home in Belgium. He created the Smurfs.

In 2036, 12 + 24 = 36

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1949, “Mule Train” by Frankie Laine charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1949, “Mule Train” by Bing Crosby charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1949, “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Gene Autry charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1949, “Mule Train” by Tennessee Ernie Ford charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1949, “I Yust Go Nuts At Christmas” by Yogi Yorgesson charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1949, “I've Got A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts” by Freddy Martin And His Orchestra Featuring Merv Griffin charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1949, “Mule Train” by Vaughn Monroe charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1949, “The Old Master Painter” by Richard Hayes charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1949, “Yingle Bells” by Yogi Yorgesson charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “Sixteen Tons” by Tennessee Ernie Ford charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “Nuttin' For Christmas” by Art Mooney And His Orchestra With Barry Gordon charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “Nuttin' For Christmas” by Joe Ward charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “(Dolly's) Oh Susanna” by Don Charles And The Singing Dogs charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “Nuttin' For Christmas” by The Fontane Sisters charted at number 59 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “(I'm Gettin') Nuttin' For Christmas” by Ricky Zahnd And The Blue Jeaners charted at number 60 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “Sixteen Tons” by Johnny Desmond charted at number 69 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “Nuttin' For Christmas” by Stan Freberg charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “What Is A Wife” by Steve Allen charted at number 78 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “The Yellow Rose Of Texas” by Stan Freberg charted at number 89 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “Black Denim Trousers And Motorcycle Boots” by The Cheers charted at number 98 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “(Do) The Hucklebuck” by Chubby Checker charted at number 38 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)” by The Chipmunks With The Music Of David Seville charted at number 45 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by David Seville And The Chipmunks charted at number 62 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Ol' MacDonald” by Frank Sinatra charted at number 66 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by The Melodeers charted at number 74 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “The Puppet Song” by Frankie Avalon charted at number 81 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mister Livingston” by Larry Verne charted at number 99 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Oh How I Miss You Tonight” by Jeanne Black charted at number 103 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Paul Anka charted at number 104 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Yes, I'm Lonesome Tonight” by Thelma Carpenter charted at number 108 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Winchester Cathedral” by The New Vaudeville Band charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Mellow Yellow” by Donovan charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “That's Life” by Frank Sinatra charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Snoopy vs. The Red Baron” by The Royal Guardsmen charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Stop, Stop, Stop” by The Hollies charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “The Eggplant That Ate Chicago” by Dr. West's Medicine Show And Junk Band charted at number 53 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Money (That's What I Want)” by Junior Walker And The All Stars charted at number 67 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night)” by Electric Prunes charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “There's Something On Your Mind” by Baby Ray charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “How Do You Catch A Girl” by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs charted at number 78 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Stand By Me” by Spyder Turner charted at number 82 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Knight In Rusty Armour” by Peter And Gordon charted at number 86 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Short People” by Randy Newman charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Bloat On (featuring The Bloaters)” by Cheech And Chong charted at number 42 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 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Major Tom (Coming Home)” by Peter Schilling charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Curly Shuffle” by Jump 'N The Saddle charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “99 Luftballons” by Nena charted at number 62 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Rappin' Rodney” by Rodney Dangerfield charted at number 86 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “White Lines (Don't Do It)” by Melle Mel And The Furious Five charted at number 101 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Wild, Wild West” by The Escape Club charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Peek-A-Boo” by Siouxsie And The Banshees charted at number 63 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 68 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 69 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Doctorin' The Tardis” by The KLF alias The Timelords charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Tootsee Roll” by 69 Boyz charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Short Short Man” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette 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 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “She Don't Use Jelly” by The Flaming Lips charted at number 84 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Undone - The Sweater Song” by Weezer charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Redneck Stomp” by Jeff Foxworthy charted at number 98 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “My Humps” by The Black Eyed Peas charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Beverly Hills” by Weezer charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off” by Joe Nichols charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Honky Tonk Badonkadonk” by Trace Adkins charted at number 46 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Red Solo Cup” by Toby Keith charted at number 17 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Red Solo Cup” by Glee Cast charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2016, “Dirty Laundry” by Carrie Underwood charted at number 69 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1955, “Never Do A Tango With An Eskimo” by Alma Cogan charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Strawberry Fair” by Anthony Newley charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Goodness Gracious Me” by Peter Sellers And Sophia Loren charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Ol' MacDonald” by Frank Sinatra charted at number 14 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mr. Custer” by Charlie Drake charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “McDonald's Cave” by The Piltdown Men charted at number 28 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Let's Think About Living” by Bob Luman charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Donald, Where's Your Troosers” by Andy Stewart charted at number 37 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Happy Jack” by The Who charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Under New Management” by The Barron Knights charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Winchester Cathedral” by The New Vaudeville Band charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Stop, Stop, Stop” by The Hollies charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “That's Life” by Frank Sinatra charted at number 48 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Egyptian Reggae” by Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Muppet Show Music Hall EP” by The Muppets charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Live In Trouble” by The Barron Knights charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Rat Rappin'” by Roland Rat Superstar charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Christmas Countdown” by Frank Kelly charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Singalong-A-Santa Again” by Santa Claus And The Christmas Trees charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Clap Clap Sound” by The Klaxons charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Strip” by Adam Ant charted at number 53 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Duck For The Oyster” by Malcolm McLaren charted at number 55 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Breaking Away / That's Living Alright” by Joe Fagin charted at number 77 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Chic Chic Chic Chicken” by Natalie Casey charted at number 79 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Birdie Song (Birdie Dance)” by The Tweets charted at number 81 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “There Ain't No Sanity Claus” by The Damned charted at number 97 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Minnie The Moocher” by Reggae Philharmonic Orchestra charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Theme From 'Neighbours'” by Dame Edna Everage charted at number 83 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Christmas Party” by Star Turn On 45 (Pints) charted at number 88 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree” by Comic Relief Presents Mel And Kim Performed By Kim Wilde And Mel Smith charted at number 99 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Power Rangers” by Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Them Girls, Them Girls” by Zig And Zag charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “When I'm Cleaning Windows” by 2 In A Tent charted at number 25 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “The JCB Song” by Nizlopi charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Jingle Bells / U Can't Touch This” by Crazy Frog charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “My Humps” by The Black Eyed Peas charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Fairytale Of New York” by The Pogues Featuring Kirsty MacColl charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 66 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “I Need A Dollar” by Aloe Blacc charted at number 83 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” by Michael Bublé charted at number 100 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2016, “Fairytale Of New York” by The Pogues Featuring Kirsty MacColl charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2016, “Santa Baby” by Kylie Minogue charted at number 93 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2016, “Stop The Cavalry” by Jona Lewie charted at number 95 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1949, “Baby, It's Cold Outside” by Ella Fitzgerald And Louis Jordan charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “The Ballad Of Davy Crockett” by Fess Parker or Tennessee Ernie Ford charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “Cool Water” by Frankie Laine With The Mellowmen charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “You Talk Too Much” by Joe Jones charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Six White Boomers (Christmas Song)” by Rolf Harris charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Winchester Cathedral” by The New Vaudeville Band charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Mellow Yellow” by Donovan charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Stop, Stop, Stop” by The Hollies charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band / Funk” by Meco charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Surfin' U.S.A. / Special Kind Of Girl” by Leif Garrett charted at number 32 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Mah-nà-mah-nà / Halfway Down The Stairs” by The Muppets charted at number 37 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars (Main Title) / Cantina Band” by John Williams And The London Symphony Orchestra / John Williams charted at number 71 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem Of World Contact Day) / Can't Smile Without You” by The Carpenters charted at number 77 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Australiana” by Austen Tayshus charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “This Is Not A Love Song” by PiL (Public Image Limited) charted at number 25 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Bop Girl” by Pat Wilson charted at number 28 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 31 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Vasectomy Song” by John Williamson charted at number 36 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Life Begins At 40” by Dave And The Dynamos charted at number 43 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Puttin' On The Ritz” by Taco charted at number 47 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Kissing With Confidence” by Will Powers charted at number 50 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Wild, Wild West” by The Escape Club charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Short Short Man” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “My Humps” by The Black Eyed Peas charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Jingle Bells / Last Christmas” by Crazy Frog charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Popcorn” by Crazy Frog charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Hangover” by Taio Cruz Featuring Flo Rida charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Don't Worry Be Happy” by Guy Sebastian charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1994, “Short Short Man” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Sugar, Sugar” by Duke Baysee charted at number 31 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

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

In 2005, “Jingle Bells / Last Christmas” by Crazy Frog charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

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

In 2005, “Popcorn” by Crazy Frog charted at number 7 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Axel F” by Crazy Frog charted at number 16 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 24 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Hangover” by Taio Cruz Featuring Flo Rida charted at number 28 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2016, “Summer Wonderland” by Ronan Keating charted at number 16 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1994, “Old Pop In An Oak” by Rednex charted at number 1 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 4 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

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

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1966, “Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys charted at number 8 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Stop, Stop, Stop” by The Hollies charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Mellow Yellow” by Donovan charted at number 12 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band” by Meco charted at number 18 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Egyptian Reggae” by Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers charted at number 20 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “This Is Not A Love Song” by PiL (Public Image Limited) charted at number 12 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 12 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Bring Me Edelweiss” by Edelweiss charted at number 98 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Short Short Man” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Old Pop In An Oak” by Rednex charted at number 11 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 23 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm” by Crash Test Dummies charted at number 9 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Short Short Man” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 26 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Loser” by Beck charted at number 36 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1960, “Let's Think About Living” by Bob Luman charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys charted at number 2 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 10 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 1983, “Paris Latino” by Bandolero charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 15 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 3 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

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

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

In 1994, “Old Pop In An Oak” by Rednex charted at number 3 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1966, “Stop, Stop, Stop” by The Hollies charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Mellow Yellow” by Donovan charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Winchester Cathedral” by Dana Rollin charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “That's Life” by Frank Sinatra charted at number 8 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Good Vibrations” by The Beach Boys charted at number 13 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognised Anthem Of World Contact Day)” by The Carpenters charted at number 20 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Major Tom (Coming Home)” by Peter Schilling charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Hangover” by Taio Cruz Featuring Flo Rida charted at number 15 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 19 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Red Solo Cup” by Toby Keith charted at number 29 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Red Solo Cup” by Glee Cast charted at number 99 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2016, “PPAP (Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen)” by Pikotaro charted at number 92 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2016, “Dirty Laundry” by Carrie Underwood charted at number 99 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs December 24, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Thu Dec the 24 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 359 of the year
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Julian date = 2459196 O.S.= 12 - 11 - 2020

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