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Demented Datebooks: Comedy Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name August 6

Last Updated 08-28-2019

🎭Peter Bonerz -- is 81 in the year 2019 and 82 in the year 2020; b.8/6/1938
Actor, Director
Names/Places: b. in Portsmouth, NH
TV Shows: Bob Newhart Show (as Jerry Robinson), 9 to 5 (as Franklin Hart), Murphy Brown (director)
Movie Titles: Police Academy 6

🎵Barry Bookbinder -- is 56 in the year 2019 and 57 in the year 2020; b.8/6/1963 N.S.
Novelty Singer
Group Names: Barry and the Bookbinders
Song Titles: 2 Hot 4 U, Part II, Learn How To Drive, She Grabbed My Coconuts, How Wuz I 2 Know, 18 Wheels Later, The Knuckle Song, Fart in an Elevator, Inner Thoughts, This Song

🎭Ray Buktenica -- is 76 in the year 2019 and 77 in the year 2020; b.8/6/1943 N.S.
TV Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: Rhoda, House Calls (as Dr. Norman Solomon), Life Goes On (as Jerry Berkson)
Movie Titles: Heat, My Girl

🎭Ever Carradine -- is 45 in the year 2019 and 46 in the year 2020; b.8/6/1974
Actress
Movie Titles: Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, Lost and Found, Bubble Boy, Dead and Breakfast

🎭Moosie Drier -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.8/6/1964
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Director
TV Shows: Laugh In
Movie Titles: Ice Age: Collision Course, Howl's Moving Castle, Epic, The 'Burbs, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

John Albert Victor McKeown -- is 28 in the year 2019 and 29 in the year 2020; b.8/6/1991
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Tracey Ullman & Allan's son

🎭Rory Scovel -- is 39 in the year 2019 and 40 in the year 2020; b.8/6/1980 N.S.
Comedian

🎭Valerie Wildman -- is 66 in the year 2019 and 67 in the year 2020; b.8/6/1953
Actress
TV Shows: Beverly Hills 90210 (as Christine Pettie 92-94), Days of Our Lives (as Fay Walker)
Movie Titles: Cast Away, Beverly Hills Cop II, Mars Attacks!, Disaster Movie

🎭Barbara Windsor -- is 82 in the year 2019 and 83 in the year 2020; b.8/6/1937
Actress, Producer, English
TV Shows: EastEnders (as Peggy)
Movie Titles: Alice in Wonderland (2010), Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Alice Throught the Looking Glass (2016)

🎭Lucille Ball -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/6/1911 d.4/26/1989 (77)
Hall of Famer, Radio Actress, TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, TV Producer
Names/Places: b. in Celoron, NY; NN:Queen of Comedy; RN:Desiree; 2x Desi Arnaz's (1940-60), then Gary Morton's (61-) wife
Misc: died at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles; first person D.T. ever recognized
TV Shows: My Favorite Husband, I Love Lucy (as Lucy McGillicuddy Ricardo), The Lucy Show (as Lucy Carmichael), Here's Lucy (as Lucy Carter), Life with Lucy (as Lucy Barker)
Movie Titles: Mame

🎭Ballard Berkeley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/6/1904 d.1/19/1988 (83)
Actor
TV Shows: Fawlty Towers (as Major Gowen)

🎭Charles Crichton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/6/1910 d.9/14/1999 (89)
Movie Producer/Director, English
Movie Titles: Battle Of Sexes, A Fish Called Wanda

🎭🎵Isaac Hayes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/6/1943 N.S. d.8/10/2008 N.S. (65)
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie Actor, Music Producer, Songwriter, Keyboardist, Organist, Pianist, Saxophonist, Soul Singer
Names/Places: b. in Covington, TN
Misc: he once celebrated his birthday on Aug 20 instead of Aug 6 according to Gold Today.
TV Shows: South Park (as Chef)
Movie Titles: Shaft

🎭William A. "Will" Lee -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/6/1908 N.S. d.12/7/1982 N.S. (74)
TV Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Sesame Street (as Mr. Hooper)

✍🎭John Hughes -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/18/1950 N.S. d.8/6/2009 N.S. (59)
Screenwriter, Movie Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Home Alone, Home Alone 2, Curly Sue, Uncle Buck, Pretty in Pink, Sixteen Candles, Mr. Mom, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, Breakfast Club, Weird Science

Ben Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/11/1572 J-LD d.8/6/1637 J-LD (65)
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Satirist, English
Names/Places: RFN:Benjamin; correct spelling: Ben Jonson
Misc: The first Poet Laureate

🎭Alan Rafkin -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/23/1928 d.8/6/2001 (73)
Producer/Director
Misc: Prolific television director
TV Shows: The Dick Van Dyke Show, The Andy Griffith Show, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, I Dream of Jeannie, Murphy Brown, M-A-S-H, The Love Boat, Laverne & Shirley, Suddenly Susan, Veronica's Closet, The Jeff Foxworthy Show

✍🎭Preston Sturges -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/29/1898 d.8/6/1959 (60)
Screenwriter, Satirist, Movie Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: RN:Edward P. Biden

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In 1911, Lucille Ball, U.S. actress and comedienne, born. In films from 1933, she was famous for her television appearances in “I Love Lucy.”

In 1945, At 8:15 EDT, the United States B-29 Super Fortress called the “Enola Gay” dropped a ten-foot long atomic bomb code named “Little Boy” on Hiroshima, Japan, killing an estimated 140,000 people in the first use of a nuclear weapon in warfare and wiping out four square miles. A second A-bomb was dropped in Nagaski three days later. A Jay Leno Headlines segment showed a newspaper headline whose editor applied P.C. too far by referring to the bomb as the “Enola Homosexual.” Speaking of bombs, ever saw “Ishtar?”

In 1948, 08 x 06 = 48

In 1949, The great Luke Appling appears as shortstop in his 2,154th game, surpassing Rabbit Maranvilleʹs major league mark. Appling will finish with 2,218. Use the force, Luke!

In 1952, MAD Magazine first published.

In 1965, “That Was The Year That Was” album by Tom Lehrer was released

In 1966, R.C., “Lil' Red Riding Hood” by Sam The Sham and The Pharaohs peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.

In 1972, The second game of the Midland Cubs and Amarillo Giants minor league doubleheader is postponed when thousands of grasshoppers begin appearing everywhere at Christensen Stadium. The massive clusters of insects, who swarmed from their nests behind the center field wall after the ballparkʹs lights were turned on, made play impossible when infielders couldnʹt see their outfielders through the hordes of fluttering invaders.

In 1977, On the cover of TV Guide: “The Muppet Showʹs Fozzie Bear and Kermit the Frog”. Other Articles: Jackie Robinson

In 1981, Firefighters in Indianapolis returned from the scene of a false alarm to find their own firehouse ablaze! Station 14 was extensively damaged from a grease fire. Somebody cookin' some five-alarm chili, maybe?

In 1983, R.C., “Weird Al” Yankovicʹs single “I Love Rocky Road” peaked at #106 on the Billboard pop singles chart

In 1984, Copycat Corner Item: number one Billboard Pop Hit: “Ghostbusters,” Ray Parker Jr. Huey Lewis sues Parker, saying the Academy Award-nominated song sounds too much like his “I Want a New Drug.”

In 1987, On “Late Night With David Letterman,” the Dancing Waters (water fountain) begins its grand tour, tonight spending the hour in the NBC Commissary and then at “Live at Five.” Various types of liquids were poured into it throughout its reign — 20 gallons of Scope Mouthwash (300 bottles), 200 bottles of Lavoris, and 20 gallons of Carlo Rossi cheap wine.

In 1988, Accused of “being too white,” MTV finally decides to cash in on hip-hop culture with two hours each afternoon of “Yo! MTV Raps,” with your hosts Dr. Dre, Ed Lover and (on weekends) graffiti artist and rapper Fab Five Freddy.

In 1988, Featured in this weekʹs TV Guide: David Letterman

In 1990, “Christmas Comedy Classics” album by Various was released

In 1993, “Perfect Strangers”, TV Comedy; last aired on ABC.

In 1994, On the cover of TV Guide: “Paul Reiser”. Other Articles: Don Johnson

In 1998, Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: As superstar Jerry Seinfeld his world stand-up comedy tour ends with a 10-show stint on Broadway, he drops by another theater on Broadway — the Ed Sullivan Theater — for a special visit to the LATE SHOW, his first since “Seinfeld” ended its nine-year run. Also featured on the broadcast is 13-year-old Hunter Scott, who is lobbying Congress to clear the name of a World War II U.S. Navy captain who he feels was wrongly court martialed.

In 1999, The movie “Mystery Men” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 2015, Jon Stewart bade an emotional goodbye after 16 years as host of Comedy Centralʹs “The Daily Show.”

In 2015, “Hamilton,” the hip-hop flavored biography about Alexander Hamilton, the nationʹs first treasury secretary, opened on Broadway.

In 2048, 08 x 06 = 48

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1949, “Baby, It's Cold Outside” by Margaret Whiting / Johnny Mercer charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1949, “Baby, It's Cold Outside” by Dinah Shore / Buddy Clark charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1949, “Baby, It's Cold Outside” by Sammy Kaye charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “It's A Sin To Tell A Lie” by Somethin' Smith And The Redheads charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Alley-Oop” by The Hollywood Argyles charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mule Skinner Blues” by The Fendermen charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Alley-Oop” by Dante And The Evergreens charted at number 28 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Bad Man Blunder” by The Kingston Trio charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Charlie Ryan And The Timberline Riders charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “There's A Star Spangled Banner Waving #2” by Red River Dave charted at number 81 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Cool Water” by Jack Scott charted at number 87 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Johnny Bond charted at number 105 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “A Kookie Little Paradise” by The Tree Swingers charted at number 114 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “A Kookie Little Paradise” by Jo-Ann Campbell charted at number 115 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Wild Thing” by The Troggs charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Lil Red Riding Hood” by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaaa!” by Napoleon XIV charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Working In The Coal Mine” by Lee Dorsey charted at number 45 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Wipe Out” by The Surfaris charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “I Put A Spell On You” by Alan Price Set charted at number 88 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Margaritaville” by Jimmy Buffett charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Telephone Man” by Meri Wilson charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars (Main Title)” by John Williams And The London Symphony Orchestra charted at number 42 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band” by Meco charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Sheena Is A Punk Rocker” by The Ramones charted at number 94 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Our House” by Madness charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Puttin' On The Ritz” by Taco charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Ewok Celebration” by Meco charted at number 64 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Shiny Shiny” by Haysi Fantayzee charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “I Love Rocky Road” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 106 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Parents Just Don't Understand” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 57 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 60 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Tootsee Roll” by 69 Boyz charted at number 40 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Beverly Hills” by Weezer charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “As Good As I Once Was” by Toby Keith charted at number 28 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Do You Want Fries With That” by Tim McGraw charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Alcohol” by Brad Paisley charted at number 78 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Redneck Yacht Club” by Craig Morgan charted at number 100 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “F**k You! (aka Forget You)” by Cee Lo Green charted at number 50 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 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “Indian Love Call” by Slim Whitman charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “What A Mouth (What A North And South)” by Tommy Steele charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 12 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mama / Robot Man” by Connie Francis charted at number 15 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Pistol Packin' Mama” by Gene Vincent charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport” by Rolf Harris charted at number 24 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Alley-Oop” by The Hollywood Argyles charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “I Love How You Love Me” by Paul And Barry Ryan charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaaa!” by Napoleon XIV charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Lil Red Riding Hood” by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs charted at number 48 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Double Dutch” by Malcolm McLaren charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Right Now” by The Creatures charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “She Blinded Me With Science” by Thomas Dolby charted at number 64 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Man With The 4-Way Hips” by Tom Tom Club charted at number 90 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Bang The Drum All Day” by Todd Rundgren charted at number 92 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Peek-A-Boo” by Siouxsie And The Banshees charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Def Con One” by Pop Will Eat Itself charted at number 63 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Charlton Heston” by Stump charted at number 79 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Fat” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 91 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “(Meet) The Flintstones” by The B.C. 52's (The B-52's) charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Let's Get Ready To Rhumble” by PJ And Duncan (Ant And Dec) charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Everybody Gonfi-Gon” by Two Cowboys charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Axel F” by Crazy Frog charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Lonely” by Akon charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “(Is This The Way To) Amarillo?” by Tony Christie Featuring Peter Kay charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “I Need A Dollar” by Aloe Blacc charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1949, “The Pussy Cat Song” by Patty Andrews And Bob Crosby charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1949, “Deck Of Cards” by Phil Harris charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “The Crazy Otto Rag” by Happy Hoagy Carmichael / The Stargazers charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “What A Mouth (What A North And South)” by Tommy Steele charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Alley-Oop” by The Hollywood Argyles charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport” by Rolf Harris charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “My Old Man's A Dustman (Ballad Of...Disposal Officer)” by Lonnie Donegan charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mule Skinner Blues” by The Fendermen charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Wild Thing” by The Troggs charted at number 1 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 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Car Wash / Water” by Rose Royce charted at number 93 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Baked Beans / You Love Me” by Mother Goose charted at number 97 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Australiana” by Austen Tayshus charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Shiny Shiny” by Haysi Fantayzee charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Gotta Give The Grog Away” by Col Elliott charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Mexican Radio / Call Of The West” by Wall Of Voodoo charted at number 44 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Fat” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Oh Yeah” by Yello charted at number 38 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Strokin'” by Clarence Carter charted at number 48 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Absolutely Fabulous” by Absolutely Fabulous (Pet Shop Boys) charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Axel F” by Crazy Frog charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Lonely” by Akon charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “I Need A Dollar” by Aloe Blacc charted at number 37 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1977, “Mah-nà-mah-nà” by The Muppet Show charted at number 14 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Car Wash” by Rose Royce charted at number 29 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “God Save The Queen” by Sex Pistols charted at number 38 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Margaritaville” by Jimmy Buffett charted at number 39 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Life Begins At 40” by Dave And The Dynamos charted at number 37 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Buffalo Gals” by Malcolm McLaren And The World Famous Supreme Team charted at number 40 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Route 66” by Depeche Mode charted at number 48 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Absolutely Fabulous” by Absolutely Fabulous (Pet Shop Boys) charted at number 17 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “In The Navy '94” by Village People charted at number 42 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Axel F” by Crazy Frog charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Lonely” by Akon charted at number 22 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 7 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “I Need A Dollar” by Aloe Blacc charted at number 35 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1994, “Loser” by Beck charted at number 16 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “(Meet) The Flintstones” by The B.C. 52's (The B-52's) charted at number 23 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Absolutely Fabulous” by Absolutely Fabulous (Pet Shop Boys) charted at number 36 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1994, “(Meet) The Flintstones” by The B.C. 52's (The B-52's) charted at number 16 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1966, “They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaaa!” by Napoleon XIV charted at number 14 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Magic Fly” by Space charted at number 26 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Doctorin' The Tardis” by The KLF alias The Timelords charted at number 37 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Albert West And Brian Hyland charted at number 53 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “(Meet) The Flintstones” by The B.C. 52's (The B-52's) charted at number 10 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 27 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1994, “Doop” by Doop charted at number 27 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1977, “God Save The Queen” by Sex Pistols charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1977, “Car Wash” by Rose Royce charted at number 9 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 1 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Doop” by Doop charted at number 23 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Everybody Gonfi-Gon” by Two Cowboys charted at number 30 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Loser” by Beck charted at number 39 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs August 6, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Thu Aug the 6 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 219 of the year
Serialnumber = 44037
Julian date = 2459056 O.S.= 7 - 24 - 2020

Calendar

Holidays

Transfiguration of the Lord
[USA] National Smile Week (Day 4)
National Psychiatric Technician Week (Day 5)
[Australia] Bank Holiday
[Bolivia] Independence Day (1825)
[Hiroshima, Japan] Peace Festival at Peace Memorial Park (1945)
[Iceland] Bank Holiday
[Jamaica] Independence Day (1962)
[Malawi, Ireland] August Holiday
[UAE] Accession of H.H. Sheik Zayed Ben Sultan Al-Nahayan
Wiggle Your Toes Day
Electric Chair Day
International Clown Week (Day 6)
National Gossip Day
Simply Your Life Week (Day 6)

Reminders

Astrological sign: Leo: The Lion (7-23 thru 8-22); Ruling Planet: Sun. Element: Fire. Traits: Forceful, generous, creative, well-organized. Body part associated with this sign: The heart. Occupations: Supervisor, actor, king, activities requiring physical strength, bartender.
Astrological sign: Virgo: The Virgin (8-23 thru 9-22); Symbol: The Virgin. Ruling Planet: Mercury. Element: Earth. Traits: Analytical, discriminating, modest, neat. Body part associated with this sign: The belly. Occupations: Editor, medicine, chemistry, research, accounting.
Flowers: gladiolus and poppy
Gems: sardonyx and peridot
Full Moon: Sturgeon Moon and Barley Moon?
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
Hurricane Season Months in the West (June 1-Oct 31)
American Artists Appreciation Month
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Foot Health Month
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National Catfish Month
National Golf Month
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National Parks Month
National Sandwich Month
National Water Quality Month
Psychic Month
Romance Awareness Month
Science, Medicine and Technology Books Month
Dog Days of Summer (thru 8-15)
[Hiroshima, Japan] Peace Festival at Peace Memorial Park (1945)
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