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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays December 30

Last Updated 06-28-2020

🎭James Burrows -- is 80 in the year 2020 and 81 in the year 2021; b.12/30/1940
Hall of Famer, TV Producer/Director
TV Shows: The Millers, Will and Grace, Taxi, Mike and Molly, Frasier, Mary Tyler Moore (co-creator), Cheers (co-creator)

🎭🎵🎸Michael Nesmith -- is 78 in the year 2020 and 79 in the year 2021; b.12/30/1942
Hall of Famer, Actor, Movie Producer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in Houston, TX; FN:Robert
Misc: his mother invented Liquid Paper; some say b. 1944
Group Names: The Monkees
TV Shows: The Monkees (as Mike), Michael Nesmith in Television Parts (host)

🎭Lloyd Kaufman -- is 75 in the year 2020 and 76 in the year 2021; b.12/30/1945 N.S.
Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Rocky, The Toxic Avenger, Terror Firmer, Poultrygeist: Night of the Chicken Dead

🎭🎵Sheryl Lee Ralph -- is 64 in the year 2020 and 65 in the year 2021; b.12/30/1956
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Singer
TV Shows: It's a Living (as Ginger St. James), Designing Women (as Etienne Toussant Bouvier), Moesha (as Dee Mitchell), George (as Maggie Foster), Instant Mom (as Maggie Turner)
Movie Titles: Oliver and Company, Dreamgirls

🎭🎵Tracey Ullman -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.12/30/1959
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, Pop Singer, English
Names/Places: b. in Slough
Misc: some say b. 1954 or May 25
Song Titles: They Don't Know
TV Shows: Tracey Ullman Show (as Sandra, Francesca, Kay, Kiki, Tina, Ginny, & others), Tracey Takes On
Movie Titles: Small Time Crooks

🎭🎮George Newbern -- is 57 in the year 2020 and 58 in the year 2021; b.12/30/1963
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Designing Women (as Payne), Scandal (as Charlie), Justice League, Justice League Unlimited, Scandal
Movie Titles: Father of the Bride (series), Superman vs. The Elite
Video Games: Final Fantasy (series), Kingdom Hearts (series), Injustice: Gods Among Us (as Superman), Star Wars: The Old Republic

🎭🏆🏁🏂Dave England -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.12/30/1969 N.S.
Actor, Stuntman, Snowboarder
TV Shows: Jackass (stuntman)
Movie Titles: Jackass

🎭Maureen Flannigan -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.12/30/1973 N.S.
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Out of This World (as Evie Garland), 7th Heaven (as Shawna Sullivan)
Movie Titles: National Lampoon's Last Resort, Teenage Bonnie and Clyde

🎭Lucy Punch -- is 43 in the year 2020 and 44 in the year 2021; b.12/30/1977
Actress, English
Movie Titles: Bad Teacher, Into the Woods, Dinner for Schmucks, Hot Fuzz

🎭Eliza Dushku -- is 40 in the year 2020 and 41 in the year 2021; b.12/30/1980
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Dollhouse, Buffy The Vampire Slayer (as Faith), Tru Calling (as Tru Davies)
Movie Titles: Wrong Turn, The New Guy, True Lies, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Bring It On

🎭Caity Lotz -- is 34 in the year 2020 and 35 in the year 2021; b.12/30/1986 N.S.
Actress, Dancer
TV Shows: Mad Men (as Stephanie), Arrow (as Sara Lance / The Canary), Legends of Tomorrow (as Sara Lance / White Canary)
Movie Titles: The Machine, The Pact

🎭Jeff (Actor) Ward -- is 34 in the year 2020 and 35 in the year 2021; b.12/30/1986 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

🎭Trevor Wallace -- is 28 in the year 2020 and 29 in the year 2021; b.12/30/1992 N.S.
Comedian

✍📰Stephen Leacock -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/30/1869 d.3/28/1944 (74)
Novelist, Humorist, Economist, Educator, Canadian

🎭Ian MacNaughton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/30/1925 d.12/10/2002 (76)
Director
Group Names: Monty Python's Flying Circus

🎵Bo Diddley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/30/1928 N.S. d.6/2/2008 N.S. (79)
Hall of Famer, Composer, Songwriter, Blues Guitarist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in McComb, Miss.; NN:Black Gladatior; RN:Ellas Bates, changed to Ellas McDaniels upon adoption
Misc: A diddley bow is a one-stringed musicial instrument from the Southern USA

🎭Joseph Bologna -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/30/1934 d.8/13/2017 N.S. (82)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Director
Movie Titles: Ice Age: The Meltdown, Big Daddy, The Woman in Red, Blame It on Rio

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🎭Jack Riley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/30/1935 d.8/19/2016 N.S. (80)
Comic Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: a comedic character actor
TV Shows: Son of the Beach, Bob Newhart Show (as Elliot Carlin), Keep On Truckin', Tim Conway Show, Rugrats (as Stu Pickles, also in All Grown Up)
Movie Titles: The World's Greatest Lover, High Anxiety, Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!, Spaceballs, Boogie Nights, To Be or Not to Be

🎵John Hartford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/30/1937 d.6/4/2001 (63)
Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Banjoist, Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Song Titles: Boogie
TV Shows: The Smothers Brothers Show

🎭🎵🎸Davy Jones -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/30/1945 d.2/29/2012 (66)
Hall of Famer, TV Actor, Radio Disc Jock, Guitarist, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Names/Places: RFN:David Thomas
Group Names: The Monkees
TV Shows: The Monkees (as Davy)

🎵Bernard "Buddy" Seigal -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/30/1957 N.S. d.4/2/2006 N.S. (48)
Singer, Guitarist
Group Names: The Beat Farmers (a founding member)

🎭Doris Grau -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/12/1924 d.12/30/1995 (71)
Actress
TV Shows: The Simpsons (as Lunch Lady Doris/Lurleen Lumpkin 1992-1996)

🎭Lew Ayres -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/28/1908 d.12/30/1996 (88)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: b. in Minneapolis; RN:Lewis Frederick Ayres III
Misc: veteran Hollywood actor
TV Shows: Lime Street, Young Dr. Kildare
Movie Titles: Dr. Kildare (in movies), All Quiet on the Western Front, Johnny Belinda

🎭Frank Campanella -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/12/1919 N.S. d.12/30/2006 N.S. (87)
TV/Stage Actor
Names/Places: Joseph's brother
TV Shows: Captain Video and His Video Rangers (as Mook the Moon Man)
Movie Titles: Dick Tracy, Pretty Woman, The Flamingo Kid

Saddam Hussein -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/28/1937 N.S. d.12/30/2006 N.S. (69)
Head of State, Dictator, Iraqian
Names/Places: LN:al-Tikriti; aka the Middle East Beast, the Wacky Iraqi, the Butcher of Bagdad, the Insane Hussein
Misc: Iraq dictator

💰🎭George Kosana -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/22/1935 N.S. d.12/30/2016 N.S. (81)
Investor, Actor, Cinematographer
Movie Titles: Night of the Living Dead (as Sheriff McClelland)

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In 1928, The Mickey Mouse film, “Gallopin' Gaucho”, with sound, premieres at Mark Strand Theater in New York City.

In 1936, The famous feud between Jack Benny and Fred Allen was ignited on this night. After a ten-year-old performer finished a violin solo on “The Fred Allen Show”, Mr. Allen said, “A certain alleged violinist should hide his head in shame for his poor fiddle playing.” It didnʹt take long for Mr. Benny to respond. The humorous feud lasted for years on both comedianʹs radio shows.

In 1952, “The Ernie Kovacs Show”, TV Variety; moved to CBS.

In 1957, R.C., “Little Sandy Sleighfoot” by Jimmy Dean peaked at #32 on the pop singles chart.

In 1957, R.C., “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Gene Autry peaked at #70 on the pop singles chart; it originally peaked at number one in 1949.

In 1957, R.C., “Santa and The Satellite” by Buchanan and Goodman peaked at #32 on the pop singles chart.

In 1963, “Letʹs Make A Deal”, TV Game Show, debut on NBC with host Monty Hall. Contestants dress in imaginative costumes as they compete for prizes by making deals with Monty, getting either a bigger prize or a Zonk in return. It moved to ABC later on and was syndicated in prime-time access in the 1970s.

In 1965, Gilliganʹs Island episode #51. “Erika Tiffany Smith to the Rescue”. guest: Zsa Zsa Gabor (Erika Tiffany Smith) Michael Whitney (Johnny). Erika Tiffany Smith lands on the island looking for a place to start a new resort, and a new husband.

In 1967, On the cover of TV Guide: “Carol Burnett”. Other Articles: Lynn Redgrave, Dennis Cole

In 1967, R.C., “Horray For The Salvation Army Band” by Bill Cosby peaked at #71 on the pop singles chart.

In 1968, “Letʹs Make A Deal”, TV Game Show, moved to ABC, five years to the day it premiered on NBC.

In 1976, The Smothers Brothers, Tom and Dick, played their last show at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas and retired as a team from show business. Each continued as a solo artist. They reunited years later for another stab at TV (on NBC) plus concert appearances that proved very successful.

In 1978, A forty-foot giant inflatable pig being photographed for a Pink Floyd album cover breaks loose and floats away, wrecking havoc with London airspace.

In 1980, The Selective Service System sent a warning to Mickey Mouse at Disneyland in Anaheim, California: Register for the draft or else! The Selective Service said that Mickey was in violation of registration compliance. Of course, Mickey, age 52 at the time, sent in his registration card proving that heʹs a World War II veteran.

In 1984, Macho Man Savage (Randy Poff), wrestler, and The Lovely Elizabeth Hulette, his manager, wed.

In 2000, “Aqua Teen Hunger Force” began airing on Cartoon Network

In 2000, “Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law” began airing on Cartoon Network

In 2011, British cartoonist Ronald Searle, 91, died in Draguignan, France.

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1944, “The Trolley Song” by The Pied Pipers And Jo Stafford or Paul Weston And His Orchestra charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1944, “The Trolley Song” by Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Featuring Marilyn Duke charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1944, “The Trolley Song” by Judy Garland charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “The Thing” by Phil Harris charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Gene Autry charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Spike Jones charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Bing Crosby charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Frosty The Snowman” by Gene Autry charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Christmas In Killarney” by Dennis Day charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Tokens charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Goodbye Cruel World” by James Darren charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Big Bad John” by Jimmy Dean charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Small Sad Sam” by Phil McLean charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by Fats Domino charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)” by The Chipmunks With The Music Of David Seville charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by David Seville And The Chipmunks charted at number 51 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Do-Re-Mi” by Lee Dorsey charted at number 66 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Alvin's Harmonica” by David Seville And The Chipmunks charted at number 84 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Pop Goes The Weasel” by Anthony Newley charted at number 87 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Santa And The Touchables” by Dickie Goodman charted at number 99 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Happy José (Ching-Ching)” by Jack Ross And His Orchestra or Willy Schobben And His Orchestra charted at number 117 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Twistin' All Night Long” by Danny And The Juniors With Freddy Cannon charted at number 120 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)” by John Fred And His Playboy Band charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Green Tambourine” by The Lemon Pipers charted at number 25 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Spooky” by Classics IV charted at number 70 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Hooray For The Salvation Army Band” by Bill Cosby charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “I Am The Walrus” by The Beatles charted at number 75 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Rockin' Pneumonia (and The Boogie Woogie Flu)” by Johnny Rivers charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Crazy Horses” by The Osmonds charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by John Fogerty And The Blue Ridge Rangers charted at number 49 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “In Heaven There Is No Beer” by Clean Living charted at number 51 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Cover Of 'Rolling Stone'” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Red Back Spider” by Brownsville Station charted at number 99 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Principal's Office” by Young MC charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Owwww!” by Chunky A (Arsenio Hall) charted at number 100 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme)” by The Rembrandts charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)” by Los del Rio charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Kiss This” by Aaron Tippin charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “White And Nerdy” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1961, “Toy Balloon” by Russ Conway charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Big Bad John” by Jimmy Dean charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Tokens charted at number 25 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “King Kong” by Terry Lightfoot charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Goodbye Cruel World” by James Darren charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Hit The Road Jack” by Ray Charles charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Sucu Sucu” by Nina And Frederick charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Long Haired Lover From Liverpool” by Little Jimmy Osmond charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “My Ding-a-Ling” by Chuck Berry charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Crazy Horses” by The Osmonds charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Mouldy Old Dough” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 31 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Desperate Dan” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” by The Jackson 5 charted at number 43 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 50 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “A Taste Of Aggro” by The Barron Knights charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “I Lost My Heart To A Starship Trooper” by Sarah Brightman And Hot Gossip charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Greased Lightnin'” by John Travolta charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Christmas In Smurfland” by Father Abraham And The Smurfs charted at number 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Doctor Who” by Mankind charted at number 25 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Hello, This Is Joannie (The Telephone Answering Machine Song)” by Paul Evans charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Rama Lama Ding Dong” by Rocky Sharpe And The Replays charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Bicycle Race / Fat Bottomed Girls” by Queen charted at number 56 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Lick A Smurp For Christmas” by Father Abraphart And The Smurps charted at number 58 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Jingle Bells / Hokey Cokey” by Judge Dread charted at number 64 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Donald, Where's Your Troosers” by Andy Stewart charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “The Eve Of The War (Ben Liebrand remix)” by Jeff Wayne charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Smoke On The Water” by Rock Aid Armenia charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Hey Santa Claus” by Kevin Wilson charted at number 95 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I Believe / Up On The Roof” by Robson Green And Jerome Flynn charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Christmas In Blobbyland” by Mr. Blobby charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life” by Coronation Street Cast Featuring Amanda Barrie And Johnny Briggs charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “For All The Cows” by Foo Fighters charted at number 108 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme)” by The Rembrandts charted at number 113 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Like A Rolling Stone” by The Rolling Stones charted at number 114 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Short Short Man” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 156 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” by Shelter Presents The Big Breakfast Crew charted at number 179 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Get Your Tits Out For Christmas” by Grab This charted at number 182 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Can We Fix It?” by Bob The Builder charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Number 1” by The Tweenies charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “I Wish It Could Be A Wombling Christmas” by Wombles With Roy Wood charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “I Put A Spell On You” by Sonique charted at number 25 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Robot Wars (Android Love)” by Sir Killalot vs. Robo Babe charted at number 51 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Fairytale Of New York” by The Pogues Featuring Kirsty MacColl charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Last Christmas” by Crazy Frog charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2017, “Man's Not Hot” by Big Shaq (Michael Dapaah) charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2017, “Fairytale Of New York” by The Pogues Featuring Kirsty MacColl charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2017, “Santa Baby” by Kylie Minogue charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2017, “Stop The Cavalry” by Jona Lewie charted at number 91 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1950, “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Gene Autry or Bing Crosby charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “The Old Piano Roll Blues” by Eddie Cantor And Lisa Kirk or Les Welch charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “The Old Master Painter” by Dick Haymes or Phil Harris charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “My Boomerang Won't Come Back” by Charlie Drake charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Goodbye Cruel World” by James Darren charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Big Bad John” by Jimmy Dean charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Hit The Road Jack” by Ray Charles charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Tokens charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Snoopy's Christmas” by The Royal Guardsmen charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Hello, Goodbye / I Am The Walrus” by The Beatles charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Sadie (The Cleaning Lady)” by Johnny Farnham charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Simon Says” by 1910 Fruitgum Company charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Mouldy Old Dough” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Y.M.C.A. / The Women” by Village People charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Ça plane pour moi / Pogo pogo” by Plastic Bertrand charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Bicycle Race / Fat Bottomed Girls” by Queen charted at number 25 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Greased Lightnin' / Razzamatazz” by John Travolta charted at number 42 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Jet Boy, Jet Girl / Pogo Pogo” by Elton Motello charted at number 68 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “12 Australian Days Of Christmas / Christmas In Canberra” by Saga And The 2CC Announcers charted at number 84 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Radio Radio / Tiny Steps” by Elvis Costello And The Attractions charted at number 100 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 24 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “I Want Candy” by Aaron Carter charted at number 31 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)” by Sandi Thom charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Last Christmas” by Crazy Frog charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2017, “Man's Not Hot” by Big Shaq (Michael Dapaah) charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 2006, “Last Christmas” by Crazy Frog charted at number 26 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2017, “Man's Not Hot” by Big Shaq (Michael Dapaah) charted at number 27 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1978, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 17 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 17 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 3 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Under The Kilt” by Dr. Macdoo charted at number 41 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1972, “Crazy Horses” by The Osmonds charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Elected!” by Alice Cooper charted at number 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Cover Of 'Rolling Stone'” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 21 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” by Meat Loaf charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Bicycle Race” by Queen charted at number 23 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 32 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Greased Lightnin'” by John Travolta charted at number 41 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 3 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Let Me Be A Drag Queen” by Sister Queen charted at number 11 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Lump” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 24 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Song Of Scatland” by Scatman John charted at number 45 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “I Want Candy” by Aaron Carter charted at number 54 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Un monde Pokémon” by Pokémon charted at number 96 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1972, “Ooh-Wakka-Doo-Wakka-Day” by Gilbert O'Sullivan charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 7 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “My Ding-a-Ling” by Chuck Berry charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Bicycle Race” by Queen charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 8 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1961, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Tokens charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Rockin' Pneumonia (and The Boogie Woogie Flu)” by Johnny Rivers charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Crazy Horses” by The Osmonds charted at number 28 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Mouldy Old Dough” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 42 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “In Heaven There Is No Beer” by Clean Living charted at number 88 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2017, “Man's Not Hot” by Big Shaq (Michael Dapaah) charted at number 63 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs December 30, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Wed Dec the 30 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 365 of the year
Serialnumber = 44183
Julian date = 2459202 O.S.= 12 - 17 - 2020

Calendar

Holidays

Sixth Day of Christmas
[Africa, US] 5th day of Kwanzaa - NIA (Purpose)
[Bolivia, Chile] Bank Holiday
[El Salvador] Bank Holiday (thru 12-31)
[Iran] Birthday of Iman Reza
[Italy] New Year's Eve
[Madagscar] National Holiday.
[Philippiines] Rizal Day (anniversary of his death) (1896)
[Phillipines] Christmas Observance, Holiday, world's longest Xmas season thru Jan 6
[USA] Freeway Day (prop)
[USA] Halcyon Days (Day 3) (7 days, 2nd of two zones)
[USA] Holidays Are Pickle Days (thru 12-31)
[USA] Nia-Purpose Day (5th Day of Kwanzaa)

Reminders

Astrological sign: Sagittarius: The Archer (thru 11-22 thru 12-21); Ruling Planet: Jupiter. Element: Fire. Traits: Bountiful, frank, versatile, philosophical. Body part associated with this sign: The thighs. Occupations: Travel, politics, meteorology, philosophy, religion.
Astrological sign: Capricorn: The Goat (12-22 thru 1-20) Ruling Planet: Saturn; Element: Earth; Traits: Ambitious, disciplined, persevering, pessimistic; Body part associated with this sign: The knees. Occupations: Positions of trust, banking, mountain climbing, coaching, engineering.
Flowers: narcissus, poinsettia and holly
Gems: turquoise and zircon
Full Moon: the Cold Moon and the Oak Moon, the Long Night's Moon
Art and Architecture Books Month
Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
Hi Neighbor Month
Bingo's Birthday Month
Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Month
International Calendar Awareness Month
Made In America Month
National Indigestion Season-Jewish Book Month
Project Red Ribbon (Nov 1-Jan 1)
Read A New Book Month
Safe Toys and Gifts Month
Stress-Free Family Holidays Month
Universal Human Rights Month
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