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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for July 8

Last Updated 07-09-2020

🎭Jeffrey Tambor -- is 76 in the year 2020 and 77 in the year 2021; b.7/8/1944
Actor
TV Shows: The Ropers (as Jeffrey P. Brookes III), Hill St. Blues (as Alan Wachtel), 9 to 5 (as Franklin Hart), Max Headroom (as Murray), Larry Sanders Show (as Hank Kingsley), Arrested Development (as George Bluth)
Movie Titles: The Hangover

🎭Stan Lathan -- is 75 in the year 2020 and 76 in the year 2021; b.7/8/1945
Producer/Director
TV Shows: The Steve Harvey Show (director), Roc (director), The Soul Man (director)

🎭Bernadette Birkett -- is 74 in the year 2020 and 75 in the year 2021; b.7/8/1946
Actress
Names/Places: George Wendt's wife
TV Shows: It's Garry Shandling's Show (as Jackie Schumaker)
Movie Titles: Heartbreakers, St. Elmo's Fire, The Ratings Game

🎭Anjelica Huston -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.7/8/1951
Movie Actress, Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; Walter's granddaughter, John's daughter, Jack Nicholson's ex-wife
Movie Titles: 50/50, Prizzi's Honor, Captain EO, The Addams Family (as Morticia), Ever After, The Royal Tenenbaums, The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou, Addams Family Values

✍🎭A. Whitney Brown -- is 68 in the year 2020 and 69 in the year 2021; b.7/8/1952
Comedy Writer, Comedian
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (1985-91), The Daily Show (correspondent)

🎭Kevin Bacon -- is 62 in the year 2020 and 63 in the year 2021; b.7/8/1958
Actor
Names/Places: Kyra Sedgwick's hubby
Movie Titles: National Lampoon's Animal House, Starting Over, Hero At Large, Friday the 13th, Diner, Footloose, Flatliners, JFK, A Few Good Men, Apollo 13, Sleepers, My Dog Skip, Mystic River, The Woodsman

🎨J. D. Crowe -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.7/8/1959
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Editorials

✍🎭Rob Burnett -- is 58 in the year 2020 and 59 in the year 2021; b.7/8/1962
Comedy Writer, Producer, Director
TV Shows: Late Night with David Letterman (writer), Late Show with David Letterman (writer and executive producer), Ed (producer), The Fundamentals of Caring (producer)

🎵🎸Joan Osborne -- is 58 in the year 2020 and 59 in the year 2021; b.7/8/1962
Songwriter, Guitarist, Modern Rock Singer
Song Titles: One Of Us

🎭Michael B. Silver -- is 53 in the year 2020 and 54 in the year 2021; b.7/8/1967
Actor, Director
TV Shows: N.Y.P.D. Blue (as prosecutor ADA Leo Cohen), ER (as Dr. Paul Myers), Royal Pains (as Ken Keller), Instinct (as Sgt. Kanter Harris)
Movie Titles: I Am Sam, Legally Blonde, Seabiscuit, Playing by Heart

🎵🎸Beck -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.7/8/1970
Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer, Multi-instrumentalist, Alternative Rock Performer
Names/Places: RN:Beck David Campbell, LN:Hansen
Song Titles: Loser, Where It's At, Devil's Haircut
Album Titles: Mellow Gold, Odelay, Mutations, Sea Change, Guero, The Information, Modern Guilt, Morning Phase

🎭Wendy Benson -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.7/8/1971
Actress
TV Shows: Unhappily Ever After (as Barbara)
Movie Titles: Burlesque, James Dean, Wishmaster

🎭Sebastian Maniscalco -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.7/8/1973 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Producer

🎨✍🎭🎮Pendleton Ward -- is 38 in the year 2020 and 39 in the year 2021; b.7/8/1982 N.S.
Animator, Screenwriter, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Bravest Warriors (creator), Adventure Time (creator and actor)
Video Games: Adventure Time (series), Lego Dimensions (series)

🎭🎵Jaden Christopher Syre Smith -- is 22 in the year 2020 and 23 in the year 2021; b.7/8/1998 N.S.
Actor, Singer
Names/Places: Jada Pinkett and Will's son

🎵Joe Wolverton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/8/1906 d.8/27/1994 (88)
Banjoist
Group Names: Spike Jones & The City Slickers

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✍🎭Marty Feldman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/8/1933 d.12/2/1982 (49)
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, English
Misc: Popular English TV personality with bulging eyes, shaggy hair, & a hooked nose; some say 1934; d. of a heart attack in Mexico
TV Shows: The Marty Feldman Comedy Machine
Movie Titles: Young Frankenstein

🎭Barbara Ann Loden -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/8/1937 d.9/5/1980 (43)
TV/Stage Actress, Director
TV Shows: Ernie Kovacs Show

🎨H. H. Knerr -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/4/1882 d.7/8/1949 (66)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: the Katzenjammer Kids

🎭🎵Phil Foster -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/29/1913 d.7/8/1985 (72)
Actor, Comedian, Singer
Names/Places: RN:Philip Feldman
Misc: some say b. in 1914
Song Titles: Let's Keep the Dodgers in Brooklyn
TV Shows: Laverne & Shirley (as Frank De Fazio)

🎵Paul Leu -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/2/1913 d.7/8/1990 (77)
Pianist
Group Names: Spike Jones & The City Slickers

🎭Dick Sargent -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/19/1933 d.7/8/1994 (61)
Actor, Gay
Names/Places: b. in Carmel
Misc: some say b. in 1930
TV Shows: One Happy Family, Bewitched (as Darrin Stephens 1969-72)

🎭🎵🏆🏁🏍⛸Tab Hunter -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/11/1931 N.S. d.7/8/2018 N.S. (86)
TV/Movie Actor, Producer, Singer, Motorcyclist, Figure Skater
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Arthur Andrew Gelien
Misc: retired from acting in 1992
TV Shows: Tab Hunter Show (as Paul Morgan), Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (as George Shumway)
Movie Titles: Damn Yankees, Polyester, Lust in the Dust

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In 1938, The Donald Duck film, “Good Scouts” is released. Huey, Dewey, and Louie also appear.

In 1947, An object crashed onto a ranch in Roswell, New Mexico; a local newspaper, the Roswell Daily Record, reported that the nearby U.S. Army Air Field had recovered a “flying saucer,” but officials said it was actually a weather balloon. To this day, however, there are those who believe what fell to Earth was an alien spaceship that carried extra-terrestrial beings.

In 1956, 07 x 08 = 56

In 1956, The Donald Duck film, “How to Have an Accident in the Home” is released.

In 1958, “Keep Talking,” which pits two teams of showbiz celebrities against each other in an ad-libbed comedy game, premieres on CBS. Regulars include Joey Bishop and guests in the debut include the comedy duo of Mike Nichols and Elaine May. Host Monty Hall would soon be replaced by Carl Reiner, who would be replaced by Merv Griffin.

In 1967, R.C., “Daylight Savin' Time” by Keith peaked at #79 on the pop singles chart.

In 1969, “In The Year 2525” single by Zager and Evans was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1970, Eclectic singer/songwriter Beck Hanson, whose hits such as “Loser” and “Devilʹs Haircut” merged his folk, blues and soul influences, born.

In 1972, “Coconut”, by Nilsson entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1977, Sabra Starr finishes longest recorded belly dance (100 hours).

In 1977, “Paramount Pictures is planning to produce 22 episodes of an all-new Star Trek to begin appearing in April 1978 as part of an effort to create one night a week of prime time programs on a proposed fourth network of independent and network affiliated stations.” The series never comes to pass, but Paramount does eventually get its network going — UPN, in 1995.

In 1978, “Copacabana (At The Copa)”, by Barry Manilow entered the Top 40 chart. Mark Jonathan Davis parodied it 19 years later into “Star Wars Cantina”

In 1978, “Foul Play” starring Chevy Chase (Saturday Night Live) and Goldie Hawn (Laugh-In eternal cutie) premiered at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco.

In 1980, Jello Biafra (Eric Boucher) of The Dead Kennedys ran for Mayor of San Francisco. He did not win, but he was popular enough to not place last, either. (He was fourth.)

In 1982, On the cover of the Rolling Stone: movie star Sylvester Stallone. Itʹs Stallone again, naturally.

In 1986, Farthest thrown object-an “Aerobie” flying ring, 383 m (1,257').

In 1986, President Reagan signs legislation moving up and fixing the start of daylight savings time to the first Sunday in April.

In 1990, 12:34:56 on 7/8/90 (1234567890), the date and time is in numerical order!

In 1990, In the series finale, “Mr. Belvedere” takes a wife (after a bachelor party tossed by Robert Goulet), and moves to Africa to live in the Burungga Mountains among the apes, whom remind him of the Owens family.

In 1990, “Dream On” began airing on HBO

In 1991, Redd Foxx and Kako Ono, Marriage.

In 1992, “Melrose Place” (TV General Drama) first went on the air on Fox. It started as a life lesson show, but evolved into a trash opera and boosted viewership. Two months after the launch of MTVʹs “The Real World,” Fox unveils its own saga of a group of sensitive Generation X-ers living in the same apartment complex. Jake, Matt, Alison, Jane, Sandy, Rhonda, Alisonʹs new roommate Billy and reluctant building superintendent Michael are all struggling to fight against the tide but willing to lean on one another for support in the ho-hum, pre-Amanda world of “Melrose Place.”

In 1994, The movie “Forrest Gump” opened in movie theaters in the U.S.A.

In 1995, On the cover of TV Guide: “Cal Ripken Jr., Seinfeld”. Other Articles: Olympics

In 1995, R.C., “Waterfalls” by TLC peaked at number one on the pop singles chart and stayed there for seven weeks; “Weird Al” Yankovic parodied it into “Phony Calls” for his “Bad Hair Day” album in 1996.

In 1995, “Empty Nest” TV Comedy last aired on NBC.

In 1998, “Doctor Dolittle” album (soundtrack) was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 2002, “Up Close” premiered on ABC with its first profile: David Letterman.

In 2007, “American Body Shop” began airing on Comedy Central

In 2015, “Why? with Hannibal Buress” began airing on Comedy Central

In 2056, 07 x 08 = 56

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1950, “Tzena, Tzena, Tzena” by Gordon Jenkins And The Weavers charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Bonaparte's Retreat” by Kay Starr charted at number 17 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “The Old Piano Roll Blues” by Hoagy Carmichael Featuring Cass Daley charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Tossin' And Turnin'” by Bobby Lewis charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Rama Lama Ding Dong” by The Edsels charted at number 30 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Peanut Butter” by The Marathons charted at number 31 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Little Egypt” by The Coasters charted at number 40 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “I Dreamed Of A Hill-Billy Heaven” by Tex Ritter charted at number 86 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “The Astronaut (Parts 1 And 2)” by José Jimenez charted at number 104 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Stranded In The Jungle” by The Vibrations charted at number 117 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead” by Fifth Estate charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “The Airplane Song (My Airplane)” by The Royal Guardsmen charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Daylight Savin' Time” by Keith charted at number 79 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Candy Man” by Sammy Davis, Jr. With The Mike Curb Congregation charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Troglodyte (Cave Man)” by The Jimmy Castor Bunch charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “School's Out” by Alice Cooper charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Sylvia's Mother” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 29 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Coconut” by Nilsson charted at number 34 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Mary Had A Little Lamb” by Paul McCartney And Wings charted at number 38 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “You Don't Mess Around With Jim” by Jim Croce charted at number 50 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 89 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Starman” by David Bowie charted at number 96 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “King Tut” by Steve Martin And The Toot Uncommons charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Macho Man” by Village People charted at number 66 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Me, Myself And I” by De La Soul charted at number 45 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I Kissed A Girl” by Jill Sobule charted at number 67 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 70 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 17 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Flowers On The Wall” by Eric Heatherly charted at number 65 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Size Matters (Someday)” by Joe Nichols charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Brand New Girlfriend” by Steve Holy charted at number 91 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1961, “Pop Goes The Weasel” by Anthony Newley charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Have A Drink On Me” by Lonnie Donegan charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “You're Driving Me Crazy” by Temperance Seven charted at number 33 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Don't Jump Off The Roof Dad” by Tommy Cooper charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Transistor Radio” by Benny Hill charted at number 43 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Blue Moon” by The Marcels charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Seven Drunken Nights” by The Dubliners charted at number 37 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Ooh-Wakka-Doo-Wakka-Day” by Gilbert O'Sullivan charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Mary Had A Little Lamb” by Paul McCartney And Wings charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Sylvia's Mother” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Nut Rocker” by B. Bumble And The Stingers charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Supersonic Rocket Ship” by The Kinks charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Starman” by David Bowie charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Jungle Fever” by Chakachas charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “The Smurf Song” by Father Abraham And The Smurfs charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “No One Is Innocent (A Punk Prayer By Ronald Biggs) / My Way” by Sex Pistols charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Ça plane pour moi” by Plastic Bertrand charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “The Clapping Song” by Shirley Ellis charted at number 73 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Pop Muzik” by M charted at number 15 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina/On Fire” by Tone Loc charted at number 48 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “We're Back” by Arsenal Football Club charted at number 80 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Unchained Melody / White Cliffs Of Dover” by Robson Green And Jerome Flynn charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “In The Summertime” by Shaggy Featuring Rayvon charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “White Lines (Don't Do It)” by Duran Duran charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Bad Touch” by The Bloodhound Gang charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)” by Sandi Thom charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Three Lions” by David Baddiel And Frank Skinner With The Lightning Seeds charted at number 20 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “World At Your Feet” by Embrace charted at number 24 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Beatfreakz charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “(Is This The Way To) The World Cup?” by Tony Christie charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “We Are The Champions (Ding A Dang Dong)” by Crazy Frog charted at number 44 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Stan's World Cup Song” by Stan Boardman charted at number 47 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Hurry Up England - The People's Anthem” by Sham 69 And The Special Assembly charted at number 50 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Hard Rock Hallelujah” by Lordi charted at number 69 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1950, “Mule Train” by Frankie Laine or Vaughn Monroe charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy” by Bing Crosby or Phil Harris charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “I've Got A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts” by Freddy Martin And His Orchestra Featuring Merv Griffin or Sammy Kaye charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Mother-In-Law” by Ernie K-Doe charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Minnie The Moocher” by The Cherokees charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Sylvia's Mother” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Long Haired Lover From Liverpool” by Little Jimmy Osmond charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Macho Man / Just A Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody” by Village People charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Werewolves Of London / Roland The Headless Thompson Gunner” by Warren Zevon charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Ole, Ola / I'd Walk A Million Miles For One Of Your Goals” by Rod Stewart And The Scottish World Cup Squad charted at number 48 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Jet Boy, Jet Girl / Pogo Pogo” by Elton Motello charted at number 85 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognized Anthem Of World Contact Day) / Can't Smile Without You” by The Carpenters charted at number 87 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Iko Iko” by The Belle Stars charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 39 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 27 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “We Are The Champions (Ding A Dang Dong)” by Crazy Frog charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Download This Song” by MC Lars charted at number 37 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “The JCB Song” by Nizlopi charted at number 43 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Beatfreakz charted at number 45 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1978, “Werewolves Of London” by Warren Zevon charted at number 21 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” by Tone Loc charted at number 4 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 5 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Iko Iko” by The Belle Stars charted at number 8 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Bring Me Edelweiss” by Edelweiss charted at number 13 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 12 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 30 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Beatfreakz charted at number 10 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)” by Sandi Thom charted at number 39 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 19 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 10 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 12 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Whistle Song (Blow My Whistle Bitch)” by DJ Aligator Project charted at number 15 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 11 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 15 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1961, “Baby Sittin' Boogie” by Buzz Clifford charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Blue Moon” by The Marcels charted at number 8 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 13 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Supersonic Rocket Ship” by The Kinks charted at number 25 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Mary Had A Little Lamb” by Paul McCartney And Wings charted at number 26 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Whole Lotta Rosie” by AC/DC charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Ragtime Piano Joe” by Peter Straker charted at number 15 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Ça plane pour moi” by Plastic Bertrand charted at number 24 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 4 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Me, Myself And I” by De La Soul charted at number 22 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “The Eve Of The War (Ben Liebrand remix)” by Jeff Wayne charted at number 27 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I Wanna Be A Hippy” by Technohead charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Hakuna Matata” by Jimmy Cliff And Lebo M. charted at number 11 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Don't Laugh” by Winx charted at number 26 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 28 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 32 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 58 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1989, “Megamix” by Village People charted at number 5 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 2 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Hakuna Matata” by Jimmy Cliff And Lebo M. charted at number 7 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Don't Laugh” by Winx charted at number 25 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 20 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Pokédance Remix” by Pokémon charted at number 21 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 22 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1961, “Baby Sittin' Boogie” by Buzz Clifford charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Blue Moon” by The Marcels charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Theme From 'The Monkees'” by The Monkees charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Yum Yum (Gimme Some)” by Sway [NO] charted at number 19 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 2 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Lollipop” by DJ Aligator Project charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 13 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1972, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 7 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 6 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” by Tone Loc charted at number 17 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 11 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 7 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Thong Song” by Sisqó charted at number 9 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “99 Red Balloons” by Goldfinger charted at number 100 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1967, “Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead” by Fifth Estate charted at number 8 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Candy Man” by Sammy Davis, Jr. With The Mike Curb Congregation charted at number 4 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Troglodyte (Cave Man)” by The Jimmy Castor Bunch charted at number 5 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Sylvia's Mother” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 15 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “School's Out” by Alice Cooper charted at number 21 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Commander Cody And His Lost Planet Airmen charted at number 41 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Mary Had A Little Lamb” by Paul McCartney And Wings charted at number 43 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Coconut” by Nilsson charted at number 50 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Starman” by David Bowie charted at number 76 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard” by Paul Simon charted at number 83 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 91 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Batdance” by Prince charted at number 10 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme)” by The Rembrandts charted at number 6 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Eat My Brain” by Odds charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 1 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs July 8, 2021

What's Today?

Today is Thu Jul the 8 in the year 2021
Jan 1 began on a Fri
This is day 189 of the year
Serialnumber = 44373
Julian date = 2459392 O.S.= 6 - 25 - 2021

Calendar

Holidays

Feast of St. Elizabeth, Queen of Portugal, widow.
Feast of St. Grimbald.
Feast of St. Kilian.
Be Nice to New Jersey Week (Day 5)
Man Watchers' Compliment Week (Day 5)
Music for Life Week (Day 5)
National Canned Luncheon Meat Week (Day 5)
National Awareness Week for Lifesaving Techniques Week (Day 5)
Let's Play Tennis Week (Day 6)
Nude Recreation Week (Day 4)
[USA] Liberty Bell Day (1835)
Freedom Week (Day 5)
Ice Cream Sundae Birthday
National TV Sports Day
Plan your Vacation Day

Reminders

Astrological Sign: Cancer: The Crab (6-22 thru 7-21); Ruling Planet: Moon. Element: Water. Traits: Maternal, compassionate, thrifty. Body part associated with this sign: The breast. Occupations: Raising children, animals, or plants, history, antiques, caring for the elderly.
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.
Full Moon: the Thunder Moon and the Mead Moon, the Corn Moon, the Herb Moon
Gems: ruby and onxy
Meanings: the sentimental meaning of the ruby is for friendship, and the water lily and the larkspur are for ardent attachment.
Flowers: water lily and larkspur
Before the 20th century, July was pronounced to rhyme with "truly."
July's name commemorates the founder of the Julian calendar, Julius Caesar. Before that, July was called Quintilius.
[USA] Fiscal year begins
Baked Beans Month
Hitch Hiking Month
Home Improvement Months (not the TV show) (from April-Sep)
Hot Dog Month
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
Hurricane Season Months in the West (June 1-Oct 31)
Ice Cream Month
Minority Tourism Month
National Anti-Boredom Month
National Baked Beans Month
National Eye Exam Month
National Eye Exam Month
National Hitchhiking Month.
National Hot Dog Month
National Ice Cream Month
National July Belongs to Blueberries Month
National Lamb and Wool Month
National Peach Month
National Picnic Month
National Purposeful Parenting Month
National Recreation and Parks Month
National Tennis Month
Sports and Recreation Month
Alpha Lyrid telescopic meteor shower, radiant near Vega (_ Lyrae) (thru 7-20)
Capricornid meteor shower, radiant in Capricorn (thru 7-16)
Dog Days of Summer (thru 8-15)
Festival of Juno ends (2-day Roman festival honoring the supreme goddess).
Nonae Caprotinae (Roman celebration).
[Czechoslovakia] St†znice Folk Festival (thru 7-14)
[Ethiopia] Fiscal Year begins
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