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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays December 16

Last Updated 06-28-2020

🎭Terry Carter -- is 92 in the year 2020 and 93 in the year 2021; b.12/16/1928
Actor, Director
TV Shows: McCloud (as Sgt. Joe Broadhurst), Battlestar Galactica (as Col. Tigh), The Phil Silver Show (as Pvt. Sugarman)
Movie Titles: Foxy Brown, Benji

🎭Joyce Bulifant -- is 83 in the year 2020 and 84 in the year 2021; b.12/16/1937 N.S.
Cartoon Voice Actor, Actress, Comedienne, Director, Panelist
Names/Places: James MacArthur's then William Asher's wife
TV Shows: Sport Billy, Bill Cosby Show (as Mrs. Marsha Peterson), Mary Tyler Moore (as Marie Slaughter), Flo (as Miriam), Match Game (panelist)
Movie Titles: Airplane!, The Happiest Millionaire

🎭Katie Leigh -- is 62 in the year 2020 and 63 in the year 2021; b.12/16/1958
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Adventures of the Gummi Bears, Totally Spies!, Poppy Cat, Space Racers, Muppet Babies, Dungeons and Dragons, Darkwing Duck
Movie Titles: Despicable Me

🎭Alison LaPlaca -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.12/16/1959
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Open House (as Linda Phillips), Duet (as Linda Phillips), Jackie Thomas Show (as Laura Miller), Tom (as Laura Graham), John Larroquette Show (as Catherine Merrick)
Movie Titles: Fletch, Madhouse

🎭Paul Vogt -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.12/16/1964
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Hannah Montana, MAD TV
Movie Titles: The Princes Diaries 2, Valentine's Day

🎭JB Smoove -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.12/16/1965
Actor, Comedian, Producer
TV Shows: The Millers, Curb Your Enthusiasm
Movie Titles: The Sitter, Tio Five, Date Night, We Bought a Zoo

🎭Zoe Jarman -- is 38 in the year 2020 and 39 in the year 2021; b.12/16/1982
Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: The Mindy Project (as Betsy Putch)
Movie Titles: He's Just Not That Into You, The Prototype

🎭Amanda Setton -- is 35 in the year 2020 and 36 in the year 2021; b.12/16/1985
Actress
TV Shows: Hawaii Five-0, Gossip Girl, The Mindy Project, The Crazy Ones (as Lauren Slotsky)
Movie Titles: What Happens in Vegas, Sex and the City

🎭Hallee Hirsh -- is 33 in the year 2020 and 34 in the year 2021; b.12/16/1987
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: JAG (as Mattie), Flight 29 Down, Dharma & Greg, ER (as Rachel Greene #2)
Movie Titles: You've Got Mail

🎭Max Linder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/16/1883 d.10/30/1925 (41)
Actor, Comedian, Director, French, Hungarian
Misc: d. Oct 31?

🎭🎵Dolly Connolly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/16/1888 d.11/30/1965 (76)
Vaudevillaness, Composer
Names/Places: RN:Catherine Anne Wenrich

✍⚛Sir Arthur C. Clarke -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/16/1917 d.3/19/2008 (90)
Novelist, Sci-fi Writer, Scientist, English
Names/Places: RFN:Andrew Charles
Book Titles: 2001: A Space Odyssey, Childhood's End, The Hammer of God

🎭Harry Spear -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/16/1921 d.9/22/2006 (84)
Movie Actor
Movie Titles: Our Gang

✍🎭Merrill M. Meatter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/16/1926 N.S. d.10/8/2017 N.S. (90)
Screenwriter, Producer
Misc: collaborated with writer Bob Quigley for over 20 years and co-formed their production company
TV Shows: Hollywood Squares (producer), Gambit (producer), Wacky Races (producer)

🎵Jim Glaser -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/16/1937 N.S. d.4/6/2019 N.S. (81)
Musician, Country Singer
Names/Places: RFN:James
Group Names: Tompall & the Glaser Brothers

🎭Patti Deutsch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/16/1943 d.7/26/2017 N.S. (73)
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Panelist
Misc: Charmin commercials with Mr. Whipple, Folgers commmercials with Mrs. Olson
TV Shows: As Told By Ginger, The Smurfs, John Byner Show, Rowan and Martin's Laugh In, Match Game, Capitol Critters, Angry Beavers
Movie Titles: The Jetsons, Monster's Inc, The Emperor's New Groove, Tarzan, Kronk's New Groove

🎭Bill Hicks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/16/1961 d.2/26/1994 (32)
Comedian

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🎭Lisa Spoonhauer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.12/16/1972 N.S. d.5/20/2017 N.S. (44)
Actress
Movie Titles: Clerks

Wilhelm Carl Grimm -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/24/1786 d.12/16/1859 (73)
Children's Author, German
Misc: Folklorist
Book Titles: Fairy tales, Snow White, Sleeping Beauty, Goldilocks, Little Red Riding Hood

🎭Thelma Todd -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/29/1906 d.12/16/1935 (29)
Movie Actress, Comic Actress
Movie Titles: Monkey Business, Horse Feathers

🎨Phil Davis -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/4/1906 d.12/16/1964 (58)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Mandrake the Magician

💰Colonel Harland David Sanders -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/9/1890 d.12/16/1980 (90)
Businessperson
Names/Places: b. near Henryville, Indiana
Misc: Kentucky Fried Chicken founder

🎵Eadie Del Rubio -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/23/1921 d.12/16/1996 (75)
Novelty Singer
Group Names: the Del Rubio Triplets

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In 1913, British actor Charles Chaplin reported to work at Keystone Studios in Hollywood, launching a legendary film career. The entertainer came to be known for his trademark hat and cane.

In 1917, Science-fiction writer Sir Arthur C. Clarke was born in Minehead, Somerset, England.

In 1930, The Silly Symphony film, “Playful Pan”, is completed.

In 1949, The Donald Duck film, “Toy Tinkers” is released. Chip ʹnʹ Dale also appear.

In 1951, NBC-TV debuted “Dum-de-dum-dum. Dum-de-dum-dum-daa.” “Dragnet” made it from radio to TV, in a special preview, on “Chesterfield Sound Off Time” this night. The Jack Webb (Sergeant Joe Friday) police drama opened its official TV run on January 3, 1952. Trivia factoid: Sergeant Fridayʹs boss in this preview was played by Raymond Burr (later of Perry Mason and Ironside).

In 1956, “Gerald McBoing-Boing Show”, TV Cartoon Show, skip April 1957 to April 1958, debut on CBS.

In 1957, R.C., “The Creature (From A Science Fiction Movie) (parts 1 and 2)” by Buchanan and Ancell peaked at #85 on the pop singles chart.

In 1959, The Second City Comedy Troupe opened shop in an old Chinese laundry.

In 1965, Gilliganʹs Island episode #49. “Gilligan Gets Bugged”. Gilliganʹs thinks he is doomed after being bitten by a yellow and green bug. Soon, the other castaways are also bitten by the same bug.

In 1966, The Beatles released “Everywhere its Christmas” in the United Kingdom.

In 1967, The Lemon Pipers, released “Green Tambourine” on an unsuspecting psychedelic world this day. The tune made number one on February 3, 1968. Far out, man!

In 1967, “Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)” by John Fred and His Playboy Band entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1971, Don McLeanʹs eight-minute-plus version of “American Pie” was released and became one of the longest songs with some of the most confusing [pick your favorite interpretation] lyrics to ever hit the pop charts. It was a disc jockey favorite since there were few songs long enough for potty breaks at the time. “American Pie” hit number one on January 15. 1972. Eight minutes was enough to complete the bathroom break. 27½ years later, a parody of the song was finally made: “The Saga Begins” by “Weird Al” Yankovic!

In 1975, “One Day At A Time”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS, introduced America to a divorced mother (Bonnie Franklin) raising her two teenage daughters (MacKenzie Phillips and Valerie Bertinelli, who became the unofficial teen queen of the 70s).

In 1978, On the cover of TV Guide: “cast of Eight is Enough: Dick Van Patten, Betty Buckley, Grant Goodeve, Lani OʹGrady, Laurie Walters, Susan Richardson, Dianne Kay, Connie Newton Needham, Willie Aames, Adam Rich”. Other Articles: Actor-Athletes, O Henry. Did I mention that I also author an Eight is Enough website. http: //www.eightisenough.com

In 1978, R.C., “Le Freak” by Chic slipped to number two while “You Donʹt Bring Me Flowers” returned to number one for a week. See 12-23 for more.

In 1978, “SNL” presents “A 'Mommie Dearest' Christmas.”

In 1978, A “train bound for nowhere” reaches number one as Kenny Rogers tops the Billboard country chart with “The Gambler”

In 1979, “Gate Crasher” Barry Bremen, wearing a blond wig, padded bra, and tailored (extra large) Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders uniform and attempts to join the real squad *during* Dallas vs. Washington Redskins game. After letting out one cheer — “Go, Dallas!” — heʹs forcibly removed by before security. Team management sues the prankster for trespassing and creating a nuisance, calls him a “pervert,” and tries to have him permanently banned from attending any future Dallas Cowboys games.

In 1983, Mel Brooksʹ remake of Ernst Lubitschʹs “To Be or Not To Be” becomes the first studio production to not only acknowledge the Nazi persecution of homosexuals but also make it a key plot element. In the broad farce, openly gay dresser Sasha Kinski (James Haake) is arrested, forced to wear a pink triangle, and threatened with deportation to a concentration camp.

In 1983, “Mr. Smith”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC. Why it was put on TV, weʹll never know.

In 1990, “Ferris Bueller”, TV Comedy, last aired on NBC. He gets the rest of the season off.

In 1990, “Get a Life”. “Mom, Dad,” Chris Peterson says gravely, preparing his parents for a big announcement. “I may be walking out of here as Chris, but I may very well come back as Chris the guy who has a small part in a local musical.” And the overgrown paperboy is off to audition for the Greenville Community Theater production of “Zoo Animals on Wheels!” a mongrelization of “Born Free,” “Cats” and “Starlight Express.” Although he canʹt perform “Dreamweaver” — the pianist doesnʹt have the sheet music — Chris still lands the lead as a saintly wildebeest. The skatin' and singin' fiasco peaks when the zoo animals invade the audience to see how humans like being stared at. Leaning into one woman, Chris hisses and claws, more like a peevish house cat than a jungle animal. When her husband tries to deck him, “Z.A.O.W.” turns into live theater of a very different sort.

In 1996, Patrick Stewart got his in Hollywood, that is, his star on the Hollywood Blvd. Walk for Fame.

In 1997, Over 700 Japanese children suffer nausea and seizures of a condition deemed “light epilepsy” or “Nintendo epilepsy” after watching a strobe effect from a cartoon. It is announced within the week that the show will soon be imported to America, without the “dangerous effect.” The cartoonʹs name? Now itʹs the adults who get sick watching the show, called “Pokemon.”

In 1998, “South Park-Chef Aid--the South Park Album” album by Soundtrack was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

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

In 1944, “The Trolley Song” by Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Featuring Marilyn Duke charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “The Thing” by Phil Harris charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Gene Autry charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Big Bad John” by Jimmy Dean charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Goodbye Cruel World” by James Darren charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Tokens charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Small Sad Sam” by Phil McLean charted at number 60 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by Fats Domino charted at number 63 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Pop Goes The Weasel” by Anthony Newley charted at number 108 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Santa And The Touchables” by Dickie Goodman charted at number 117 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “That's My Pa” by Ben Colder (Sheb Wooley) charted at number 120 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “An Open Letter To My Teenage Son” by Victor Lundberg charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)” by John Fred And His Playboy Band charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “I Am The Walrus” by The Beatles charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Green Tambourine” by The Lemon Pipers charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Hooray For The Salvation Army Band” by Bill Cosby charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “A Letter To Dad” by Every Father's Teenage Son charted at number 93 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Rockin' Pneumonia (and The Boogie Woogie Flu)” by Johnny Rivers charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Crazy Horses” by The Osmonds charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “In Heaven There Is No Beer” by Clean Living charted at number 52 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by John Fogerty And The Blue Ridge Rangers charted at number 70 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Cover Of 'Rolling Stone'” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Bicycle Race” by Queen charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “The Gambler” by Kenny Rogers charted at number 42 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Principal's Office” by Young MC charted at number 49 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “I Think I Can Beat Mike Tyson” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince charted at number 69 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Owwww!” by Chunky A (Arsenio Hall) charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme)” by The Rembrandts charted at number 52 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)” by Los del Rio charted at number 61 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Kiss This” by Aaron Tippin charted at number 87 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

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

In 2017, “Do-Re-Mi” by Blackbear Featuring Gucci Mane charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1961, “Big Bad John” by Jimmy Dean charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Hit The Road Jack” by Ray Charles charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Toy Balloon” by Russ Conway charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Sucu Sucu” by Nina And Frederick charted at number 28 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Sucu Sucu” by Laurie Johnson charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “My Boomerang Won't Come Back” by Charlie Drake charted at number 39 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “Goodbye Cruel World” by James Darren charted at number 45 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1961, “King Kong” by Terry Lightfoot charted at number 48 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “My Ding-a-Ling” by Chuck Berry charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Crazy Horses” by The Osmonds charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Long Haired Lover From Liverpool” by Little Jimmy Osmond charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Mouldy Old Dough” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Desperate Dan” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1978, “A Taste Of Aggro” by The Barron Knights charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “I Lost My Heart To A Starship Trooper” by Sarah Brightman And Hot Gossip charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Greased Lightnin'” by John Travolta charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Doctor Who” by Mankind charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 30 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Christmas In Smurfland” by Father Abraham And The Smurfs charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Bicycle Race / Fat Bottomed Girls” by Queen charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Rama Lama Ding Dong” by Rocky Sharpe And The Replays charted at number 55 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Hello, This Is Joannie (The Telephone Answering Machine Song)” by Paul Evans charted at number 63 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Jingle Bells / Hokey Cokey” by Judge Dread charted at number 66 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Dippety Day” by Father Abraham And The Smurfs charted at number 68 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Lick A Smurp For Christmas” by Father Abraphart And The Smurps charted at number 73 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “The Eve Of The War (Ben Liebrand remix)” by Jeff Wayne charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Donald, Where's Your Troosers” by Andy Stewart charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Smoke On The Water” by Rock Aid Armenia charted at number 69 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Hey Santa Claus” by Kevin Wilson charted at number 90 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I Believe / Up On The Roof” by Robson Green And Jerome Flynn charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life” by Coronation Street Cast Featuring Amanda Barrie And Johnny Briggs charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Christmas In Blobbyland” by Mr. Blobby charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “For All The Cows” by Foo Fighters charted at number 81 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Santa Claus Is Coming To Town” by Shelter Presents The Big Breakfast Crew charted at number 88 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Like A Rolling Stone” by The Rolling Stones charted at number 94 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “I'll Be There For You (Friends Theme)” by The Rembrandts charted at number 123 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Bohemian Rhapsodie” by Ricky Kitty charted at number 186 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Short Short Man” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 188 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Can We Fix It?” by Bob The Builder charted at number 2 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Number 1” by The Tweenies charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “I Put A Spell On You” by Sonique charted at number 16 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Fairytale Of New York” by The Pogues Featuring Kirsty MacColl charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2017, “Man's Not Hot” by Big Shaq (Michael Dapaah) charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2017, “Fairytale Of New York” by The Pogues Featuring Kirsty MacColl charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2017, “Santa Baby” by Kylie Minogue charted at number 98 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1950, “The Old Piano Roll Blues” by Eddie Cantor And Lisa Kirk or Les Welch charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Gene Autry or Bing Crosby charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1950, “The Old Master Painter” by Dick Haymes or Phil Harris charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

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

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

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

In 1961, “Hit The Road Jack” by Ray Charles charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1967, “Snoopy's Christmas” by The Royal Guardsmen charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “The Adventures Of Barry MacKenzie” by Barry Crocker charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Y.M.C.A. / The Women” by Village People charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Ça plane pour moi / Pogo pogo” by Plastic Bertrand charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Bicycle Race / Fat Bottomed Girls” by Queen charted at number 44 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Greased Lightnin' / Razzamatazz” by John Travolta charted at number 49 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Jet Boy, Jet Girl / Pogo Pogo” by Elton Motello charted at number 70 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “The Eve Of The War / The Red Weed” by Jeff Wayne Featuring Justin Hayward charted at number 85 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Macho Man / Just A Gigolo / I Ain't Got Nobody” by Village People charted at number 89 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Lump” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 25 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “In The Summertime” by Shaggy Featuring Rayvon charted at number 40 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “I Want Candy” by Aaron Carter charted at number 39 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

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

In 2006, “Last Christmas” by Crazy Frog charted at number 38 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2017, “Man's Not Hot” by Big Shaq (Michael Dapaah) charted at number 33 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1978, “Bicycle Race” by Queen charted at number 37 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Greased Lightnin'” by John Travolta charted at number 40 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 8 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1989, “Snoopy's Christmas” by The Royal Guardsmen charted at number 48 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “How Bizarre” by OMC charted at number 15 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Lump” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 28 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Macarena” by Los del Rio charted at number 37 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 17 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2006, “Last Christmas” by Crazy Frog charted at number 25 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2017, “Man's Not Hot” by Big Shaq (Michael Dapaah) charted at number 31 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 19 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Like A Rolling Stone” by The Rolling Stones charted at number 43 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

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

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1978, “Convoy” by C.W. McCall charted at number 19 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 7 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 23 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Wild 'N Free” by Rednex charted at number 37 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

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

In 1972, “Elected!” by Alice Cooper charted at number 11 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “I Put A Spell On You” by Creedence Clearwater Revival charted at number 19 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” by Meat Loaf charted at number 3 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Bicycle Race” by Queen charted at number 12 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Greased Lightnin'” by John Travolta charted at number 20 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 34 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 100 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Like A Rolling Stone” by The Rolling Stones charted at number 39 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 7 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 2 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Let Me Be A Drag Queen” by Sister Queen charted at number 10 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Lump” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 25 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Scatman's World” by Scatman John charted at number 29 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Un monde Pokémon” by Pokémon charted at number 73 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “I Want Candy” by Aaron Carter charted at number 82 on the France Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 97 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1961, “Big Bad John” by Jimmy Dean charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

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

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

In 1972, “Mouldy Old Dough” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Bicycle Race” by Queen charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 9 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1972, “Mouldy Old Dough” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 12 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “Swing The Mood” by Jive Bunny And The Mastermixers charted at number 9 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Jingle Bells” by Yello charted at number 38 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2000, “The Real Slim Shady” by Eminem charted at number 72 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

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

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

In 1972, “Rockin' Pneumonia (and The Boogie Woogie Flu)” by Johnny Rivers charted at number 13 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Crazy Horses” by The Osmonds charted at number 19 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Elected!” by Alice Cooper charted at number 46 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1972, “My Ding-a-Ling” by Chuck Berry charted at number 58 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1972, “Mouldy Old Dough” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 70 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1978, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 8 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1989, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 17 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Lump” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 9 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1995, “Like A Rolling Stone” by The Rolling Stones charted at number 10 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 2017, “Man's Not Hot” by Big Shaq (Michael Dapaah) charted at number 52 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs December 16, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Wed Dec the 16 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 351 of the year
Serialnumber = 44169
Julian date = 2459188 O.S.= 12 - 3 - 2020

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Sixth Day of Hanukkah
[USA] Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Week (Day 4)
[USA] Tell Someone They're Doing A Good Job Week (Day 4)
[Bahrain] Independence Day
[Bangladesh] Victory Day (1971)
[Kazakhstan] Independence Day (1991)
[Mexico] Los Posadas Days/Lodgings (Thru Dec 24)
[Namibia, South Africa] Day of Covenant
[Nepal] Human Rights Day/Constitution Day (1962)
[Phillipines] Christmas Observance, Holiday, world's longest Xmas season thru Jan 6
[Pretoria, South Africa] Foretrekkers' Day
[South Africa] Dingaan's Day (1838)
[USA] Eat What You Want Day
[USA] Halcyon Days (Day 3) (7 days, 1st of two zones)
[USA] Holidays Are Pickle Days (thru 12-31)
[USA] Humans Will Never Fly Society Meeting
[USA] Take a Tribe to Lunch Day
[World] Language Week (Day 2)
[World] Men Will Never Fly meeting

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Astrological sign: Capricorn: The Goat (12-22 thru 1-20) Ruling Planet: Saturn; Element: Earth; Traits: Ambitious, disciplined, persevering, pessimistic; Body part associated with this sign: The knees. Occupations: Positions of trust, banking, mountain climbing, coaching, engineering.
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Gems: turquoise and zircon
Full Moon: the Cold Moon and the Oak Moon, the Long Night's Moon
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Bingo's Birthday Month
Drunk and Drugged Driving Awareness Month
International Calendar Awareness Month
Made In America Month
National Indigestion Season-Jewish Book Month
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Safe Toys and Gifts Month
Stress-Free Family Holidays Month
Universal Human Rights Month
Geminid meteor shower, radiant in Gemini (50-80 per hour) (thru 12-16)
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