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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for February 28

Last Updated 06-28-2020

🎭Gavin MacLeod -- is 89 in the year 2020 and 90 in the year 2021; b.2/28/1931
Actor
Names/Places: b. in Mt. Kisco, NY
Misc: many say b. in 1930
TV Shows: McHale's Navy (as Happy Haines), Mary Tyler Moore Show (as Murray Slaughter), The Love Boat (as Capt. Merrill Stubing), Scruples

✍💰Alice May Brock -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.2/28/1941
Author, Businessperson, Restaurateur
Misc: owner of Alice's Restaraunt made famous by Arlo Guthrie's song

🎭Frank Bonner -- is 78 in the year 2020 and 79 in the year 2021; b.2/28/1942
Actor
Names/Places: b. in Little Rock, AR
TV Shows: WKRP in Cincinnatti (as Herb Tarlek), The New WKRP in Cincinnatti (as Herb Tarlek), Just the Ten of Us (as Father Hargis), City Guys, Fudge

🎭Mercedes Ruehl -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.2/28/1948
TV/Movie/Stage Actress
TV Shows: Frasier (as Kate Costas the station manager)
Movie Titles: The Fisher King, Gia, Big, Married to the Mob, The Last Action Hero

⛪🎭🎵Bernadette Peters -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.2/28/1948
Roman Catholic, Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress, Panelist, Dancer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RLN:Lazzara
Misc: some say b. in 1944
TV Shows: Juvenile Jury (1950s child panelist), Name That Tune, All's Fair (as Charlotte Charley Drake)
Movie Titles: The Jerk, Anastasia, Annie, Cinderella

🎭Ilene Graff -- is 71 in the year 2020 and 72 in the year 2021; b.2/28/1949 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Supertrain, Mr. Belvedere (as Marsha Owens)
Movie Titles: Ladybugs, South Pacific

🎭Stephen Talbot -- is 71 in the year 2020 and 72 in the year 2021; b.2/28/1949
Actor, Producer
Names/Places: Lyle's son
TV Shows: Leave It to Beaver (as Gilbert Bates)

🎭🎮Gilbert Gottfried -- is 65 in the year 2020 and 66 in the year 2021; b.2/28/1955
Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Commercial Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: former Aflac duck
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (1980-81), Thicke of the NightAladdin (as parrot), Cyberchase (as Digit)
Movie Titles: A Million Ways to Die in the West, Aladdin, Aladdin and the King of Thieves, Problem Child
Video Games: Lego Batman (series), Kingdom Hearts (series)

🎵🎸Cindy Wilson -- is 63 in the year 2020 and 64 in the year 2021; b.2/28/1957 N.S.
New Wave Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The B-52's

🎭Marcia Mitzman -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.2/28/1959
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Names/Places: aka Marcia Mitzman Green
TV Shows: The Simpsons (as Gaven Maude Flanders/others)
Movie Titles: Small Soldiers, Moonlight Mile, The Bonfire of the Vanities, Splinter Cell: Double Agent

Lemony Snicket -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.2/28/1970 N.S.
Novelist, Children's Author
Names/Places: RN: Daniel Handler
Book Titles: A Series of Unfortunate Events, All the Wrong Questions

🎭🎮Geoffrey Arend -- is 42 in the year 2020 and 43 in the year 2021; b.2/28/1978
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Body of Proof (as Ethan Gross), Madam Secretary (as Mat Mahoney)
Movie Titles: (500) Days of Summer, Super Troopers, Devil, Garden State
Video Games: Grand Theft Auto (series)

🎭Annie Bovaird -- is 28 in the year 2020 and 29 in the year 2021; b.2/28/1992 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Canadian
TV Shows: Calliou (star voicist), Yakari, Potatoes and Dragons (as Juju)
Movie Titles: Dragon Hunters

🎨Sir John Tenniel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/28/1820 d.2/25/1914 (93)
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Illustrator, English
Book Titles: Alice in Wonderland

🎨Sydney Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/28/1894 d.7/4/1928 (34)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: The Gumps

🎭Sylvia Field Truex -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/28/1901 d.7/31/1998 (97)
Actress
TV Shows: Dennis the Menace (as Mrs. Martha Wilson)

🎭Billie Bird -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/28/1908 d.11/27/2002 (94)
TV Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: It Takes Two, Benson (as Mrs. Cassidy), Dear John (as Mrs. Philbert)

🎭Olan Soule -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/28/1909 d.2/1/1994 (84)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: My Three Sons (as Mr. Pfeiffer), Batman (as Batman in cartoon), Arnie

🎭Zero Mostel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/28/1915 d.9/8/1977 (62)
Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RFMN:Samuel Joel
Movie Titles: Fiddler On The Roof, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, The Producers

🎵John Fahey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/28/1939 d.2/22/2001 (61)
Songwriter, Banjoist, Folk Guitarist
Misc: Acoustic innovator; John Fahey and Dr. Demento studied Folk Music Studies together at UCLA under Prof. D.K. Wilgus, and were good friends.

🎵🎸Brian Jones -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/28/1942 d.7/3/1969 (27)
Hall of Famer, Clarinetist, Flutist, Harp, Harpsichordist, Keyboardist, Marimba, Percussionist, Saxophonist, Xylophonist, Zitarist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, English
Names/Places: RN:Lewis Brian Hopkins Jones
Misc: Koto Player
Group Names: The Rolling Stones

🎭"Chic" Johnson -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/5/1891 d.2/28/1962 (70)
Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: RFN:Harold Ogden
Misc: of (Ole) Olsen & Johnson popular knockabout comedy vaudeville team; Broadway smash: Hellzapoppin

🎭Eddie Anderson -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/18/1905 d.2/28/1977 (71)
TV/Radio Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: The Jack Benny Show (played his sidekick, Rochester on radio and other TV shows)

Richard Willard Armour -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/15/1906 d.2/28/1989 (82)
Poet, Humorist

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🎭George Kennedy -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/18/1925 d.2/28/2016 N.S. (91)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: some say b. in '26 or '27
TV Shows: Sarge, The Blue Knight (as William A. Bumper Morgan), Backstairs at the White House, Dallas (as Carter McKay)
Movie Titles: Earthquake, Airport, Airport 1975, Airport '77, The Naked Gun (series), Cool Hand Luke, Airplane, Naked Gun

✍🎭Barry Crimmins -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1953 N.S. d.2/28/2018 N.S. (64)
Author, Satirist, Political Activist, Comedian

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In 1915, Actor Zero Mostel (Samuel Joel Mostel) was born. He was best known for his roles on the stage and screen, including “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” “Journey into Fear,” “The Producers” and “Fiddler on the Roof.” He died at age 62 on September 8, 1977.

In 1942, The Pluto film, “Pluto, Junior” is released.

In 1949, “Time For Beany”, TV Childrens, debut locally, syndicated 1950-55.

In 1956, 02 x 28 = 56

In 1962, In the programming flukes department comes this story: New York Cityʹs top rock and roll radio station, WINS, switches formats from rock and roll to “pretty music” and changes its call letters back to its originals ones, WHN. A station spokesman says top DJ Murray the K will program his shows according to the new format. After several months, the station goes back to rock and roll Top Forty programming.

In 1966, “Lost in Space.” Hey, plants have feelings, too! This is the theme of “The Great Vegetable Rebellion.” The Jupiter II module is orbiting a planet that appears to consist only of flora when Doctor Smith (Jonathan Harris) jumps ship. Down on the planetʹs surface, the scheming stowaway is captured by an overgrown talking carrot. It may look like it stepped out of a bad commercial, but on this planet, veggies rule! The Space Family Robinson saves the mewling doctor just before he is turned vegetative himself. Lettuce be thankful. Yes, "Lost in Space" has run out of ideas. Only one episode will follow “The Great Vegetable Rebellion,” which may or may not have inspired the 1978 movie “Attack of the Killer Tomatoes.”

In 1969, Ringo starts shooting of “The Magic Christian.”

In 1974, “Ummagumma” album by Pink Floyd was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1976, Mr. Bill first appears on SNL, then is rearranged.

In 1976, On the cover of TV Guide: “Bob Hope”. Other Articles: Space:1999, Adams Family

In 1978, “Chuck Barris Rah Rah Show”, TV Variety, debut on NBC.

In 1979, Bamboo Harvester, better known as “Mister Ed” the talking horse, dies at the age of 33. A corpse is a corpse, of course, of course (GROAN!)

In 1983, “The Final Episode of M*A*S*H”: The highly publicized finale documents each characterʹs departure from Korea. The final episode that said “so long” to the fictitious, but uncommonly real, 4077th M*A*S*H unit (Korean conflict). Betraying mixed emotions, Hawkeye (Alan Alda) gazes for the last time at the 4077th Mobile Army Surgical Hospital as his chopper rises in the air. Then, in the distance, he spies a giant “good-bye” etched in the dust by his departing buddy B.J. Hunnicut (Mike Farrell) on his trademark yellow motorcycle. So ended the Korean War adventures of our favorite medical unit after eleven critically lauded and audience-grabbing years (eight years more than the actual war lasted). “M*A*S*H” mania ruled the country on the night the 2½-hour series finale aired, and the episode set a Nielsen ratings record at the time with 121.6 million people watching at least part of the show. It was a fitting farewell to Franklin Hawkeye Pierce, Hot Lips Houlihan, Corporal Klinger, Radar OʹReilly, Colonel Sherman Potter and the rest of one of televisionʹs most endearing ensembles. WITNESS: Jamie Farr, who played cross-dresser Klinger, recalls: “On our final day of shooting, the cast had a private lunch where we expressed our fondness for one another. I think the respect we had for each other showed on camera.”

In 1984, David Letterman Dons A Velcro Suit On “Late Night”.

In 1984, On “Late Night with David Letterman” on NBC, Suit of Velcro. “Sit back, relax, open up a thermos of hot coffee,” said Letterman at the opening of this show as he opened a geyser of liquid from his container. The camera pulled back to reveal Dave on a chair, stuck to the wall in his velcro body suit, upside down.

In 1984, “Eat It” is the first single relased off Weird Al Yankovicʹs second LP “In 3-D”, spoofing Michael Jacksonʹs hit “Beat It”

In 1989, Craig T. Nelson gets a team and a show of his own as ABC debuts the silly football sitcom “Coach.” Shelley Fabares and Jerry Van Dyke costar.

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” single by Tone Loc was released

In 1993, Seventh American Comedy Award: Seinfeld wins.

In 1994, “Later With Greg Kinnear” debuts on NBC. Say goodbye to the goofy overstuffed chairs and over-researched interviews of Bob Costas, say hello to a “Talk Soup-ish” video monologue called “Media Bites,” “Entertainment Tonight”-level interviews, and the “Later Letter” (“the longest running celebrity chain letter”).

In 2003, “Baywatch: Hawaii Wedding” aired on Fox reunited most of the principals David Hasselhoff, Alexandra Paul, Pamela Anderson, Yasmine Bleeth, Pamela Anderson, Carmen Electra, Pamela Anderson, Michael Bergin, Carmen Electra, Pamela Anderson, Nicole Eggert, Jeremy Jackson, Pamela Anderson, Brande Roderick, Jason Mamoa, Pamela Anderson, Stacy Kamano, Pamela Anderson, old adversary Cary Hiroyuki-Tagawa whoʹs gets brutally killed, and Pamela Anderson. Did I mention Pamela Anderson yet? At least I didnʹt bother you with Yasmine Bleeth more than once.

In 2013, “Nathan For You” began airing on Comedy Central

In 2013, “The Ben Show” began airing on Comedy Central

In 2056, 02 x 28 = 56

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1942, “Deep In The Heart Of Texas” by Alvino Rey And His Orchestra With Bill Schallen And Skeets Herfurt charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover” by Art Mooney And His Orchestra And Choir charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me)” by Peggy Lee charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover” by Uptown String Band charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “Slap 'er Down Agin, Paw!” by Arthur Godfrey charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1948, “I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover” by Russ Morgan And The Ames Brothers charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “How Much Is That Doggie In The Window?” by Patti Page charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The All-American Boy” by Bill Parsons As Bobby Bare charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Charlie Brown” by The Coasters charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Children's Marching Song (Nick Nack Paddy Whack)” by Mitch Miller And His Orchestra And Chorus charted at number 17 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Children's Marching Song (Nick Nack Paddy Whack)” by Cyril Stapleton And His Orchestra charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “I Got A Wife” by The Mark IV charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Alvin's Harmonica” by David Seville And The Chipmunks charted at number 30 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Little Space Girl” by Jesse Lee Turner charted at number 31 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Lucky Ladybug” by Billy And Lillie charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Theme From 'Rawhide'” by Link Wray And His Ray Men charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Blah, Blah, Blah” by Nicola Paone charted at number 59 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Ambrose (Part Five)” by Linda Laurie charted at number 64 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Chipmunk Song (Christmas Don't Be Late)” by The Chipmunks With The Music Of David Seville charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Pink Shoelaces” by Dodie Stevens charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Do The Funky Chicken” by Rufus Thomas charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Je t'aime... moi non plus (I love you...me neither)” by Jane Birkin And Serge Gainsbourg charted at number 59 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Welfare Cadillac” by Guy Drake charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Rock Island Line” by Johnny Cash charted at number 93 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Tennessee Birdwalk” by Jack Blanchard And Misty Morgan charted at number 98 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Junk Food Junkie” by Larry Groce charted at number 17 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “The White Knight” by Cledus Maggard And The Citizen's Band charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 29 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Convoy” by C.W. McCall charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Hit The Road Jack” by The Stampeders charted at number 79 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “9 To 5” by Dolly Parton charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Rapture” by Blondie charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Flash's Theme a.k.a. Flash” by Queen charted at number 53 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Wasn't That A Party” by The Irish Rovers charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “It's My Job” by Jimmy Buffett charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Eugene” by Crazy Joe And The Variable Speed Band charted at number 105 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by Beastie Boys charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 67 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “It's Tricky” by Run-D.M.C. charted at number 93 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 28 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Lollipop (Candyman)” by Aqua charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Tubthumping” by Chucklebutt charted at number 96 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Milkshake” by Kelis charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I Love College” by Asher Roth charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “F**k You” by Lily Allen charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I'm On A Boat” by The Lonely Island Featuring T-Pain charted at number 86 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “I Put A Spell On You” by Annie Lennox charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1959, “Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Its Flavour (On The Bedpost Overnight?)” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “A Pub With No Beer” by Slim Dusty charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Convoy” by C.W. McCall charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Low Rider” by War charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “(Do) The Hucklebuck” by Coast To Coast charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Oldest Swinger In Town” by Fred Wedlock charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “That's Entertainment” by The Jam charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Once In A Lifetime” by Talking Heads charted at number 24 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Rapture” by Blondie charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Car Trouble” by Adam And The Ants charted at number 38 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “9 To 5” by Dolly Parton charted at number 54 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Flash's Theme a.k.a. Flash” by Queen charted at number 69 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Einstein A-Go-Go” by Landscape charted at number 70 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “It's Hard To Be Humble” by Mac Davis charted at number 73 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by Beastie Boys charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Shoplifters Of The World Unite” by The Smiths charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Rat In Mi Kitchen” by UB40 charted at number 54 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Penny Lane / Strawberry Fields Forever” by The Beatles charted at number 65 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “You Be Illin'” by Run-D.M.C. charted at number 66 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Teletubbies Say Eh-Oh!” by Teletubbies charted at number 54 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Amnesia” by Chumbawamba charted at number 56 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Milkshake” by Kelis charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Yeovil True” by Yeovil Town FC charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Cha Cha Slide” by MC Jig charted at number 53 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “I Put A Spell On You” by Annie Lennox charted at number 63 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1941, “The Woodpecker Song” by Kate Smith or Glenn Miller And Marion Hutton charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1945, “Cow-Cow Boogie (Cuma-Ti-Yi-Yi-Ay)” by The Ink Spots And Ella Fitzgerald charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1946, “Rum And Coca-Cola” by The Andrews Sisters With Vic Schoen And His Orchestra charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1947, “Sioux City Sue” by Bing Crosby And The Jesters or Kate Smith charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1947, “The Gypsy” by The Ink Spots or Dinah Shore charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “Botch-A-Me (Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina)” by Rosemary Clooney charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1953, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by Jo Stafford charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Beep Beep” by The Playmates charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The Children's Marching Song (Nick Nack Paddy Whack)” by Mitch Miller And His Orchestra And Chorus or Cyril Stapleton And His Orchestra charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Jam Up And Jelly Tight” by Tommy Roe charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1970, “Jingle Jangle” by The Archies charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Convoy / Black Bear Road” by C.W. McCall charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody / I'm In Love With My Car” by Queen charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “D.I.V.O.R.C.E / Cuckoo” by Billy Connolly charted at number 21 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Put Another Log On The Fire (Male Chauvinist National Anthem) / Slap Your Draughty Blue Jeans” by Bill And Boyd charted at number 27 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stop The Cavalry / Laughing Tonight” by Jona Lewie charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Time Warp” by Various Artists charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face / Ain't In No Hurry” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Baggy Trousers / The Business” by Madness charted at number 38 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “My Ding-a-Ling / Nowhere In Particular” by Johnny Chester charted at number 55 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “The Aussie Barbecue Song / The Man From Snowy River” by Frankie Davidson charted at number 57 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Whip It / Turnaround” by Devo charted at number 80 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Teacher, Teacher / Fool Too Long” by Rockpile charted at number 83 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Lola / You Really Got Me / Celluloid Heroes” by The Kinks charted at number 89 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Never Mind The Presents / The Swindon Cowboy” by The Barron Knights charted at number 94 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Walkin' On The Sun” by Smash Mouth charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Lollipop (Candyman)” by Aqua charted at number 23 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Not The Sunscreen Song” by John Safran charted at number 25 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Black Bugs” by Regurgitator charted at number 50 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Milkshake” by Kelis charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “J**z In My Pants” by The Lonely Island charted at number 28 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1976, “Convoy” by C.W. McCall charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 3 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Put Another Log On The Fire (Male Chauvinist National Anthem)” by Bill And Boyd charted at number 5 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Shaddap You Face” by Joe Dolce Music Theatre charted at number 8 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Theme From 'The Dukes Of Hazzard' (Good Ol' Boys)” by Waylon Jennings charted at number 31 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Whip It” by Devo charted at number 39 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Enola Gay” by Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark charted at number 45 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “It's Hard To Be Humble” by Mac Davis charted at number 50 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 11 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Velcro Fly” by ZZ Top charted at number 27 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 12 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “The Breaks” by Nadanuf charted at number 27 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Milkshake” by Kelis charted at number 5 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1981, “Flash's Theme a.k.a. Flash” by Queen charted at number 19 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Fire Water Burn” by The Bloodhound Gang charted at number 32 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 40 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1981, “Stop The Cavalry” by Jona Lewie charted at number 1 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “In The Army Now” by Status Quo charted at number 11 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 14 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Rumors” by Timex Social Club charted at number 24 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 10 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 23 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1976, “King Kong” by The Jimmy Castor Bunch charted at number 8 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 21 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Stars On 45 (medley)” by Stars On 45 charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Lola (Live)” by The Kinks charted at number 21 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Once In A Lifetime” by Talking Heads charted at number 24 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Are You Lonesome Tonight? (Laughing Version)” by Elvis Presley charted at number 25 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Rapture” by Blondie charted at number 29 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Hokie Pokie (All Over The World)” by Big John Russell charted at number 49 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Rat In Mi Kitchen” by UB40 charted at number 9 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 60 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party!)” by Beastie Boys charted at number 92 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 42 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 49 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1987, “In The Army Now” by Status Quo charted at number 3 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 49 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “My, Oh My” by Aqua charted at number 9 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 11 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1970, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Rapture” by Blondie charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Sign Up For The Champions” by Manchester United charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1976, “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen charted at number 7 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Celebration Rap” by MC Miker G And Deejay Sven charted at number 30 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 14 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Barbie Girl” by Aqua charted at number 18 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1959, “The Children's Marching Song (Nick Nack Paddy Whack)” by Mitch Miller And His Orchestra And Chorus or Cyril Stapleton And His Orchestra or The Sauter Finegal Doodletown Fifers charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Alvin's Harmonica” by David Seville And The Chipmunks charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Charlie Brown” by The Coasters charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “The All-American Boy” by Bill Parsons As Bobby Bare charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “I Got A Wife” by The Mark IV charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1959, “Little Space Girl” by Jesse Lee Turner charted somewhere on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1976, “Convoy” by C.W. McCall charted at number 20 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1981, “Wasn't That A Party” by The Irish Rovers charted at number 12 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1987, “Walk Like An Egyptian” by The Bangles charted at number 6 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Doctor Jones” by Aqua charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Amnesia” by Chumbawamba charted at number 19 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1998, “Lollipop (Candyman)” by Aqua charted at number 21 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2004, “Milkshake” by Kelis charted at number 6 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “F**k You” by Lily Allen charted at number 37 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I Am A Gummy Bear” by Gummibär charted at number 87 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2009, “I'm On A Boat” by The Lonely Island Featuring T-Pain charted at number 95 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2015, “I Put A Spell On You” by Annie Lennox charted at number 80 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

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What's Today?

Today is Sun Feb the 28 in the year 2021
Jan 1 began on a Fri
This is day 59 of the year
Serialnumber = 44243
Julian date = 2459262 O.S.= 2 - 15 - 2021

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Second Sunday of Lent
[Egypt] Independence Day (1922)
[Finland] Kalevala Day (1835)
[Great Britain] Ladysmith Day
[Luxembourg] Burgsonndeg-celebrates end of winter
[Sweden] Maria name day (most popular woman's name in Sweden)
[?] Public Sleeping Day

Reminders

Astrological sign: Aquarius: The Water Bearer (1-21 thru 2-19) Ruling Planet: Uranus; Element: Air; Traits: Humanitarian, independent, inventive, aloof; Body part associated with this sign: The legs; Occupations: Teacher, social worker, astronomer, astrologer, scientist, inventor.
Astrological sign: Pisces: The Fishes (2-20 thru 3-20). Body part associated with this sign: The feet. Element: Water. Occupations: Medicine, teacher, fisherman, dancing and the arts, clergy. Ruling Planet: Neptune. Traits: Sympathetic, sensitive, emotional, imaginative.
Flowers: violet and primrose
Gem: amethyst
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