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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by name), Events and Holidays for April 21

Last Updated 12-05-2019

🎭🎵🏆🥊Tony Danza -- is 68 in the year 2019 and 69 in the year 2020; b.4/21/1951
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Singer, Boxer
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RN:Anthony Ladanza; Tracy Robinson's hubby
TV Shows: Taxi (as Tony Banta), Who's The Boss (as Tony Micelli), Baby Talk (as voice of Mickey), Hudson Street (as Tony Canetti)

✍🎭Charles Grodin -- is 84 in the year 2019 and 85 in the year 2020; b.4/21/1935
Author, Comedy Writer, Movie Actor, TV Talk Show Host, Director
Names/Places: b. in Pittsburgh
Movie Titles: Heaven Can Wait, Midnight Run, Heart & Souls, Beethoven I, Beethoven II

🎭🎵🎸Iggy Pop -- is 72 in the year 2019 and 73 in the year 2020; b.4/21/1947
Hall of Famer, Actor, Composer, Songwriter, Drummer, Punk Rock Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Ann Arbor, MI; NN:Godfather of Punk Rock; RN:James Newell Osterburg
Group Names: Iggy and The Stooges (founding member), soloist
Song Titles: List For Live, I'm Bored, Bang-Bang, Cry For Love, Real Wild Child

✍⛪🎭Elaine May -- is 87 in the year 2019 and 88 in the year 2020; b.4/21/1932
Screen/Scriptwriter, Jewish, Actress, Comedienne, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in Philadelphia; RLN:Berlin; Sheldon Harnick's ex-wife
Misc: of (Mike) Nichols & May 1960s comedy pair
Movie Titles: California Suite, The Birdcage, A New Leaf, Primary Colors, Ishtar, Small Time Crooks

🎭Maria Quezada -- is 18 in the year 2019 and 19 in the year 2020; b.4/21/2001 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Talia in the Kitchen (as Talia Parra), Every Witch Way (as Talia Parra)

🎭Rob Riggle -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.4/21/1970 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Producer
TV Shows: Holey Moley, The Daily Show, NTSF:SD:SUV::, Saturday Night Live (2004-05)
Movie Titles: 21 Jump Street, 22 Jump Street, Step Brothers, The Hangover, Let's Be Cops, Dumb and Dumber To

🎭Christoph Sanders -- is 31 in the year 2019 and 32 in the year 2020; b.4/21/1988
Actor
TV Shows: Ghost Whisperer (as Ned Banks), Last Man Standing (as Kyle Anderson)
Movie Titles: Hounddog

🎭Nicole Sullivan -- is 49 in the year 2019 and 50 in the year 2020; b.4/21/1970
Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Kim Possible (as Shego), Rita Rocks (as Rita Clemens), $#*! My Dad Says (as Bonnie Goodson), The Penguins of Madagascar (as Marlene), Wendell and Vinnie (as Wilma), MADtv (1995-2001), The King of Queens (as Holly Shumpert), Family Guy (occasional), Black-ish (as Janine)
Movie Titles: 17 Again

Josh Billings -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/21/1818 N.S. d.10/14/1885 N.S. (67)
Author, Lecturer, Humorist
Names/Places: aka Henry Wheeler Shaw
Misc: a famous humorist of his time perhaps second only to Mark Twain during the latter half of the 19th century

🏆⛸Werner "Frick" Groebli -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/21/1915 N.S. d.4/14/2008 N.S. (92)
Skater, Swiss
Misc: of the comic-skating duo Frick & Frack

🎭🎵Beatrice Kay -- Birth Anniversary -- b.4/21/1907 d.11/8/1986 (79)
Movie Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Singer
Misc: a raucous husky belter of Gay 90s songs
TV Shows: Calvin & the Colonel (as Sister Sue)

🎭🎵Peter Lind Hayes -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/25/1915 d.4/21/1998 (82)
TV/Radio Actor, Comedian, Singer
Names/Places: b. in San Francisco, CA; RN:Joseph Conrad Lind Jr.; Mary Healy's hubby
TV Shows: Peter Loves Mary (as Peter Lindsey)

🎭"Gummo" Marx -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/23/1892 d.4/21/1977 (84)
Movie Actor, Comedian, Vaudevillan
Names/Places: RFN:Milton; The Marx Brothers with Groucho, Harpo, Zeppo, & Chico
Misc: Criminal Investigator, Theatrical Agent

⛪🎭🎵🎸Prince -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/7/1958 N.S. d.4/21/2016 N.S. (57)
Hall of Famer, Protestant, Movie Actor, Music Producer, Arranger, Songwriter, Drummer, Keyboardist, Percussionist, Pianist, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Minneapolis, Minnesota; RN: Prince Rogers Nelson
Misc: had his own label Paisley Park
Group Names: Prince & the Revolution, Prince and the New Power Generation, soloist
Song Titles: I Wanna Be Your Lover, Sexy Dancer, Uptown, Controversy, 1999, Little Red Corvette, Delirious, When Doves Cry, Let's Go Crazy, Purpe Rain, I Would Die 4 U, Raspberry Beret, Pop Life, A Love Bizarre, Kiss, Sign o' the Times, U Got the Look, I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man, Alphabet St., Batdance, Thieves in the Temple, Cream, Diamonds and Pearls, 7, The Most Beautiful Girl in the World
Album Titles: Prince, Dirty Mind, Controversy, 1999, Purple Rain, Around the World in a Day, Romance 1600, Parade, Sign o' the Times, Lovesexy, Batman, Graffiti Bridge, Diamonds and Pearls, Love Symbol Album, The Gold Experience
Video Titles: Purple Rain, Prince and the Revolution: Live, Sign o' the Times, Gett Off -The Home Video Film, The Hits Collection, Rave Un2 the Year 2000
Movie Titles: Purple Rain, Under the Cherry Moon, Sign o' the Times, Graffiti Bridge

Red Baron-The -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/2/1892 d.4/21/1918 (25)
Aviator, German
Names/Places: RN:Manfred Von Ricthoven; NN: The Red Baron
Misc: he shot down more than 80 enemy aircraft during World War I and became known as "The Red Baron."

🎭🎵Walter Slezak -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/3/1902 d.4/21/1983 (80)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Opera Tenor, Austrian
Names/Places: Erika's father, Leo's son
TV Shows: Batman (as The Clock King)
Movie Titles: Lifeboat, Spy Hunt, Black Beauty, Bedtime for Bonzo

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🎭🎮Verne Troyer -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/1/1969 N.S. d.4/21/2018 N.S. (49)
Actor, Comedian, Stuntman, Director, Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: regular guest at Hef's mansion parties for the past few years, "Jack of All Trades" Napoleon
TV Shows: Boston Public (occasional)
Movie Titles: The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Men in Black, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Austin Powers (movie series as Mini-Me)
Video Games: Let It Die

Mark Twain -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/30/1835 d.4/21/1910 (79)
Hall of Famer, Novelist, Humorist
Names/Places: b. in Florida, Missouri, RN:Samuel Langhorne Clemens; d. in Redding, Connecticut
Misc: he was born & died on days Halley's comet visited Earth, coincidence?
Book Titles: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, The Prince & the Pauper, The American Claimant

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In 1918, Baron Manfred von Richthofen, the German flying ace known as the “Red Baron,” was shot down and killed in action during World War I after dowining 80 enemy planes. It was not Snoopy that shot him down.

In 1944, The Donald Duck film, “Contrary Condor” is released.

In 1945, Yosemite Sam, Cartoon Character, Debut in 'Hare Trigger' by Warner Bros.

In 1949, The prestigious George Foster Peabody Award for Broadcasting was presented to “You Bet You Life” star, “The one, the only, Groucho Marx.” This was the first time the honor had ever been awarded to a comedian.

In 1956, R.C., “Heartbreak Hotel” by Elvis Presley was the first of his 18 chart-topping singles to peak at number one on the pop singles chart and stayed there for eight weeks; Stan Freberg covered it as a parody.

In 1957, The Orioles game at Washington against the Senators was suspended after five innings. This was the first time in history a major league game was stopped because of…a power failure.

In 1958, R.C., “Lazy Mary (Luna Mezzo Mare)” by Lou Monte peaked at #12 on the pop singles chart.

In 1966, Gilliganʹs Island episode #67: “Mr. and Mrs.???” was the title of the episode. A radio bulletin states that the minister who married Thurston and Lovey Howell (the Reverend Buckley Norris of Boston) was a fraud, and that the Howellʹs marriage is actually null and void. The stress causes disagreements and separations between the Howells. In the end, it turned out that the radio announcer was at fault. While he mistakenly reported that “Buckley Norris” was the fraud minister, he was supposed to say “Borris Nuckley.”

In 1973, Jim Croceʹs “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” was released

In 1973, “Frankenstein” by Edgar Winter entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1973, “Hocus Pocus” by Focus entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1975, The number one Billboard Pop Hit was “(Hey Wonʹt You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song” by B.J. Thomas; the song had the longest title of any number one single.

In 1979, R.C., “I Need Your Help Barry Manilow” by Ray Stevens peaked at #49 on the pop singles chart.

In 1981, In a hairstylistʹs nightmare, “Weird Al” Yankovic makes his first nationwide TV appearance on NBCʹs “Tomorrow” with Tom Snyder.

In 1981, “Weird Al” Yankovic appeared on NBCʹs “Tomorrow” with Tom Snyder.

In 1984, 04 x 21 = 84

In 1986, “Too Close for Comfort (retitled The Ted Knight Show in September 1986)” returned to be airing new episodes in syndication.

In 1990, “Cartoon All-Stars To The Rescue” aired on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, USA, NIK, and BET simultaneously to make kids shun drug use.

In 1992, D.T. bought a new color TV set.

In 1997, The ashes of Timothy Leary, the 1960s guru of LSD, and of “Star Trek” creator Gene Roddenberry were blasted into outer space orbit aboard a Spanish satellite. Learyʹs final request was for “one last far-out trip.” It was the worldʹs first space funeral.

In 2001, The XFLʹs inaugural championship game, the fledgling football leagueʹs final telecast on part-owner NBC, drew a 2.5 overnight TV rating, less than a quarter of what the debut program got in February. An average of only 2.5% of the TVs in the countryʹs largest 49 markets tuned in at any given time to watch the Los Angeles Xtreme beat the San Francisco Demons 38-6. The XFL folded soon afterwards.

In 2001, The Los Angeles Xtreme won the inaugural XFL championship game defeating the San Francisco Demons, 38-6. It was also the last XFL championship game.

In 2016, “Comedy Knockout” began airing on truTV

In 2016, Prince, one of the most inventive and influential musicians of modern times, was found dead at his home in suburban Minneapolis; he was 57. He died of an overdose of prescription drugs at his home.

In 2018, Actor Verne Troyer, best known for his role as “Mini-Me” in the “Austin Powers” movies, died in Los Angeles at the age of 49; a coroner later ruled that the death was suicide by alcohol intoxication.

In 2084, 04 x 21 = 84

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1945, “Rum And Coca-Cola” by The Andrews Sisters With Vic Schoen And His Orchestra charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “On Top Of Old Smoky” by Terry Gilkyson And The Weavers charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Aba Daba Honeymoon” by Debbie Reynolds And Carlton Carpenter charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “The Syncopated Clock” by Leroy Anderson charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Blue Suede Shoes” by Carl Perkins charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Rock Island Line” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Blue Suede Shoes” by Elvis Presley charted at number 54 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Blue Suede Shoes” by Boyd Bennett And His Rockets charted at number 63 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Eloise” by Kay Thompson charted at number 69 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Rock Island Line” by Don Cornell charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Cinderella” by Jack Ross charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Nut Rocker” by B. Bumble And The Stingers charted at number 25 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Old Rivers” by Walter Brennan charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Alvin Twist” by David Seville And The Chipmunks charted at number 60 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Duke Of Earl” by Gene Chandler charted at number 61 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Big Draft” by The Four Preps charted at number 66 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia” by Vicki Lawrence charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “The Cisco Kid” by War charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Theme From '2001 (A Space Odyssey)' (Also Sprach Zarathustra)” by Deodato charted at number 23 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Daisy A Day” by Jud Strunk charted at number 24 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Frankenstein” by Edgar Winter Group charted at number 25 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Funky Worm” by The Ohio Players charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pillow Talk” by Sylvia charted at number 30 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Dead Skunk” by Loudon Wainwright III charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pinball Wizard / See Me, Feel Me (medley)” by The New Seekers charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Hocus Pocus” by Focus charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Blue Suede Shoes” by Johnny Rivers charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Super Fly Meets Shaft” by John And Ernest charted at number 61 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” by Jim Croce charted at number 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Logical Song” by Supertramp charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “I Need Your Help Barry Manilow” by Ray Stevens charted at number 49 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Dancin' Fool” by Frank Zappa charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Rubber Biscuit” by The Blues Brothers charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Rockwell charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Eat It” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Radio Ga-Ga” by Queen charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Horse” by Laid Back charted at number 45 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 69 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Strip” by Adam Ant charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “The Humpty Dance” by Digital Underground charted at number 30 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Turtle Power!” by Partners In Kryme charted at number 89 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Ticks” by Brad Paisley charted at number 50 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “High Maintenance Woman” by Toby Keith charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Ai Se Eu Te Pego” by Michel Teló charted at number 98 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1956, “Lost John / Stewball” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “The Trouble With Harry” by Alfi And Harry charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Rock Island Line” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by Karl Denver charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Nut Rocker” by B. Bumble And The Stingers charted at number 31 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Dueling Banjos” by Eric Weissberg And Steve Mandell charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Cool For Cats” by U.K. Squeeze charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Logical Song” by Supertramp charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Theme From 'The Banana Splits Adventure Hour' or The Tra La La Song (One Banana, Two Banana)” by The Dickies charted at number 56 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Nelson Mandela” by The Special AKA (The Specials) charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Robert DeNiro's Waiting” by Bananarama charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Eat It” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Lines (Don't Do It)” by Melle Mel And The Furious Five charted at number 55 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “To Be Or Not To Be (The Hitler Rap)” by Mel Brooks charted at number 66 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Radio Ga-Ga” by Queen charted at number 84 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Jam On It” by Newcleus charted at number 91 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 98 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Birdhouse In Your Soul” by They Might Be Giants charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Strawberry Fields Forever” by Candy Flip charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “The Ladyboy Is Mine” by Stuntmasterz charted at number 58 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Number 1” by The Tweenies charted at number 73 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Can We Fix It?” by Bob The Builder charted at number 76 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 82 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)” by The Proclaimers Featuring David Walliams And Matt Lucas as Brian Potter And Andy Pipkin charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Life On Mars” by David Bowie charted at number 55 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 63 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1951, “Bonaparte's Retreat” by Pee Wee King or Gene Krupa And Bobby Soots charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “The Thing” by Phil Harris or Les Welch charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Cincinnati Dancing Pig” by Pee Wee King And His Golden West Cowboys or Gene Krupa And His Orchestra charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Sixteen Tons” by Tennessee Ernie Ford or Frankie Laine charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by Karl Denver charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Dueling Banjos” by Eric Weissberg And Steve Mandell charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by Blue Ridge Rangers charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Dead Skunk / Needless to Say” by Loudon Wainwright III charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick / There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy / Manhattan Woman” by Village People charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Ça plane pour moi / Pogo pogo” by Plastic Bertrand charted at number 50 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A. / The Women” by Village People charted at number 53 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Logical Song / Just Another Nervous Wreck” by Supertramp charted at number 61 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Radio Ga-Ga” by Queen charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 22 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Hyperactive!” by Thomas Dolby charted at number 26 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Lines (Don't Do It)” by Melle Mel And The Furious Five charted at number 33 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “The Curly Shuffle” by Jump 'N The Saddle charted at number 38 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Check Out The Chicken” by Grandmaster Chicken And D.J. Duck charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1984, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Rockwell charted at number 5 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Eat It” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 6 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 14 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Sex (I'm A...)” by Berlin charted at number 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Radio Ga-Ga” by Queen charted at number 36 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Freaky Friday” by David Burd (aka Lil Dicky) Featuring Chris Brown charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 1 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 3 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hello, This Is Joannie (The Telephone Answering Machine Song)” by Paul Evans charted at number 12 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “To Be Or Not To Be (The Hitler Rap)” by Mel Brooks charted at number 3 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Rockwell charted at number 4 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Radio Ga-Ga” by Queen charted at number 12 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1962, “Happy José (Ching-Ching)” by Jack Ross And His Orchestra or Willy Schobben And His Orchestra charted at number 3 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by Fats Domino charted at number 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pinball Wizard / See Me, Feel Me (medley)” by The New Seekers charted at number 11 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 2 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “The Logical Song” by Supertramp charted at number 13 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Rockwell charted at number 15 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Nelson Mandela” by The Special AKA (The Specials) charted at number 16 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Robert DeNiro's Waiting” by Bananarama charted at number 33 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 2001, “The Lady Boy Is Mine” by Stuntmasterz charted at number 32 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “To Be Or Not To Be (The Hitler Rap)” by Mel Brooks charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Radio Ga-Ga” by Queen charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 7 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 12 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Rockwell charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Radio Ga-Ga” by Queen charted at number 13 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “To Be Or Not To Be (The Hitler Rap)” by Mel Brooks charted at number 27 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “The Lady Boy Is Mine” by Stuntmasterz charted at number 34 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 43 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “I Put A Spell On You” by Sonique charted at number 81 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1973, “The Cover Of 'Rolling Stone'” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia” by Vicki Lawrence charted at number 7 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Dead Skunk” by Loudon Wainwright III charted at number 8 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 14 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Theme From '2001 (A Space Odyssey)' (Also Sprach Zarathustra)” by Deodato charted at number 17 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie charted at number 20 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 18 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Rockwell charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Eat It” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Radio Ga-Ga” by Queen charted at number 16 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

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Saint Bueno Feast Day
[USA] Look-Alike Day
National Turn Off Your TV Week (Day 2)
[USA] American Home Week (Day 3)
[USA] Astronomy Week (Day 3)
[USA] Boys and Girls Club Week (Day 3)
[USA] National Coin Week (Day 3)
[USA] National Lingerie Week (Day 3)
[USA] National Organ and Tissue Donor Awareness Week (Day 3)
[USA] National Week of the Ocean (Day 3)
[USA] National Wildlife Week (Day 3)
[USA] National Youth Service Day
[USA] World Week for Animals In Labs (Day 3)
[USA] Grange Week (Day 3)
[USA] Intergenerational Week (Day 3)
[USA] National Crime Victim Rights Week (Day 3)
[USA] National Give-a-Sample Week (Day 3)
[USA] National Infant Immunization Week (Day 3)
[USA] National Preschool Immunization Week (Day 3)
[USA] National Science and Technology Week (Day 3) (also Sky Awareness Week, or begins 3rd full week?)
[USA] National Student Leadership Week (Day 3)
[USA] Professional Secretaries Week (Day 3)
[USA] YWCA Week (Day 3)
[Belize, Hong Kong] Queen's Birthday
[Brazil] Tiradentes Day/D¡a de Tiradentes/Brasilia Day (1789, 1960)
[Indonesia] Kartini Day
[Israel] Deliverance from Egypt
[Taiwan] Death of Chiang Kai-shek/Tomb Sweeping Day (non leap years)
[USA] San Jacinto Day (1836) (Texas)
[USA] Kindergarten Day (1837)

Reminders

Astrological sign: Aries: The Ram (3-21 thru 4-19); Aries people are bold, impulsive and confident. Body part associated with this sign: The head. Element: Fire. Occupations: Exploration, the military, entrepreneur, outdoor engineering, fireman. Ruling Planet: Mars. Traits: Energetic, assertive, impulsive.
Astrological sign: Taurus: The Bull (4-20 thru 5-20); Ruling Planet: Venus. Element: Earth. Traits: Determined, persistent, loyal. Body part associated with this sign: The neck. Occupations: Farming, the arts (music), work requiring research, building, hand work.
Flower: Sweet Pea and Daisy
Gem: Diamond
Full Moon: the Pink moon
Astrological sign: Taurus: The Bull (4-20 thru 5-20); Ruling Planet: Venus. Element: Earth. Traits: Determined, persistent, loyal. Body part associated with this sign: The neck. Occupations: Farming, the arts (music), work requiring research, building, hand work.
Actors Appreciation Month
Alcohol Awareness Month
America's Heartland Development Month
Big Brothers and Sisters Appreciation Week held on 3rd or 4th week in April not conflicting with Easter
Cancer Control Month
Child Abuse Prevention Month
Confederate Heritage Month
Dog Appreciation Month
Fair Housing Month
Fresh Florida Tomato Month
Holy Humor Month
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
International Amateur Radio Month
International Guitar Month
Keep America Beautiful Month
Knuckles Down Month
Listening Awareness Month
Mathematics Education Month
Minnesota Authors Month
Month of the Young Child
Multicultural Communication Month
Municipal Community Month
National Anxiety Month
National Art Glass Month
National Cable Month (1987)
National Ergonomics Month
National Fresh Celery Month
National Frozen Food Month
National Garden Month
National Humor Month
National Occupational Therapy Month
National Poetry Month
National Recycling Month
National STDs Education and Awareness Month
National School Library Month
National TMJ Awareness Month
National Volunteers Week held on 3rd or 4th week in April not conflicting with Easter
National Weight Loss Month
National Welding Month
National Woodworking Month
Parkinson's Awareness Month
Pets are Wonderful Month
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month
Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Sports Eye Safety Month
Stress Awareness Month
National Knuckles Down Month
National Lawn and Garden Month
National Sexually Transmitted Diseases Education and Awareness Month
National Youth Sports Safety Month
Worldwide Innovation Month
Zoo and Aquarium Month.
Travel and Entertainment Books Month
Lyrid meteor shower, radiant in Hercules (thru 04-24)
Spring-Spring
[Ancient Rome] Natale di Roma (753 BC) [contemporary Rome]
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