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Demented Datebook: Births and Deaths (sorted by age), Events and Holidays for March 17

Last Updated 01-24-2020

🎭🎵John Sebastian -- is 76 in the year 2020 and 77 in the year 2021; b.3/17/1944
Hall of Famer, Producer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Harmonicaist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; MN:Benson
Misc: Autoharp
Group Names: The Lovin' Spoonful (lead), soloist
Song Titles: Welcome Back (theme for Welcome Back Kotter)

✍🎭Kurt Russell -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.3/17/1951
Writer, Actor, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Springfield, MA; Bing's son
Misc: portrayed Elvis Presley in a 1979 TV movie
TV Shows: The Travels of Jamie McPheeters (star), The Quest
Movie Titles: The Hateful Eight, The Thing, Death Proof, Stargate, Executive Decision, Escape From L.A., Breakdown, Soldier, Dark Blue, Miracle, Sky High

🎭Rebecca Arthur -- is 60 in the year 2020 and 61 in the year 2021; b.3/17/1960
Actress
TV Shows: Perfect Strangers (as Mary Anne)
Movie Titles: Get Shorty, The Watcher, About Last Night

🎭Vicki Lewis -- is 59 in the year 2020 and 60 in the year 2021; b.3/17/1961
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: NewsRadio (as Secretary Beth)
Movie Titles: Finding Nemo, Godzilla (1998), Mousehunt

✍🎭Rob Sitch -- is 58 in the year 2020 and 59 in the year 2021; b.3/17/1962
Writer, Actor, Producer, Director, Australian
TV Shows: Frontline, Breaking News, The Panel, Thank God You're Here, "Santo, Sam and Ed's Total Football", Have You Been Paying Attention?
Movie Titles: The Dish, The Castle

🎭Rob Lowe -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.3/17/1964
Actor
Names/Places: b. in Charlottesville, VA
TV Shows: A New Kind of Family, The West Wing (as Samuel 'Sam' Norman Seaborn the Deputy Communications Director), Dr. Vegas (as Billy Grant), Parks and Recreation (as Chris Traeger), Brothers and Sisters (as Robert McCallister), The Grinder (as Dean Sanderson)
Movie Titles: The Outsiders, St. Elmo's Fire, Sex Lies & Videotape, About Last Night, Wayne's World, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Goldmember, View From The Top

🎭Stephen Kramer Glickman -- is 41 in the year 2020 and 42 in the year 2021; b.3/17/1979 N.S.
Comic Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Canadian
TV Shows: Big Time Rush (as Gustavo Rocque)
Movie Titles: Big Time Movie, The 41-Year-Old Virgin Who Knocked Up Sarah Marshall and Felt Super Bad About It

🎭John Boyega -- is 28 in the year 2020 and 29 in the year 2021; b.3/17/1992 N.S.
Actor, English
Movie Titles: Star Wars: Episode VII -The Force Awakens, Attack the Block

🎭Flynn Morrison -- is 15 in the year 2020 and 16 in the year 2021; b.3/17/2005
Actor
TV Shows: Last Man Standing (as Boyd Baxter)

🎭Michael O'Shea -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/17/1906 d.12/4/1973 (67)
Actor, Irish
Names/Places: Virginia Mayo's husband
TV Shows: It's a Great Life
Movie Titles: Lady of Burlesque, It Should Happen to You, Jack London

🎭Frank DeKova -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/17/1910 d.10/15/1981 (71)
Actor
TV Shows: F Troop (as Chief Wild Eagle)

🎭Tyrone Power -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/2/1797 d.3/17/1841 (43)
Comedian, Irish
Names/Places: Tyrone Power's great-grandad

🎭Fred Allen -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/31/1894 d.3/17/1956 (61)
Hall of Famer, TV/Radio Actor, Comedian, Vaudevillan, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in Cambridge, Mass; RN:John Florence Sullivan
Misc: a big name in the radio era
TV Shows: What's My Line

🎭Frank Orth -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/21/1880 d.3/17/1962 (82)
TV/Movie Actor, Vaudevillan
TV Shows: Boston Blackie (as Insp. Faraday)

🎵Malvina Reynolds -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/23/1900 d.3/17/1978 (77)
Songwriter, Blues Singer, Folk Singer
Song Titles: Little Boxes (songwriter), Morningtown Ride

🎭Gracie Lantz -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/7/1903 d.3/17/1992 (88)
Stage Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Names/Places: MaN:Stafford; Walter's wife
Movie Titles: Woody Woodpecker (cartoon shorts as Woody)

🎭Rick Aviles -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/14/1952 d.3/17/1995 (42)
Actor, Comedian

🎵Ernest Gold -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/13/1921 d.3/17/1999 (77)
Composer
Names/Places: Andrew's father
Movie Titles: It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World (soundtrack)

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🎵J. J. Jackson -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/25/1941 d.3/17/2004 (62)
Video Music Jock
Names/Places: Not to be confused with soul singer J.J. Jackson who was also born in 1941
Misc: one of the original five MTV VJs

🎭🎵Ferlin Husky -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/3/1927 d.3/17/2011 (83)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Comedian, Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country-Pop Performer
Names/Places: b. in Flat River, MO

🎭Larry Drake -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/21/1950 d.3/17/2016 N.S. (66)
Actor
TV Shows: L.A. Law (as Benny Stulwicz)
Movie Titles: Darkman, Bean, American Pie 2

🎭Mike MacDonald -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/21/1954 N.S. d.3/17/2018 N.S. (63)
Actor, Comedian, Canadian
Movie Titles: Mr. Nice Guy

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In 1929, The Mickey Mouse film, “Plane Crazy”, with sound, premieres at Mark Strand Theater in New York City.

In 1933, Comedian Phil Baker was heard on network radio for the first time when “The Armour Jester” was heard on the old NBC-Blue Network. Baker rapidly rose to the top of the radio ratings.

In 1939, Disneyʹs first Goofy film, “Goofy and Wilbur” is released. Wilbur the grasshopper appears for the first time.

In 1951, 03 x 17 = 51

In 1956, R.C., “Eloise” by Kay Thompson peaked at #39 on the pop singles chart.

In 1956, Comedian Fred Allen died in New York City at age 61.

In 1958, R.C., “Tequila” by The Champs peaked at number one on the pop singles chart and stayed there for five weeks and goes on to become one of the biggest selling Rock and Roll instrumentals ever.

In 1958, The Coasters recorded “Yakety Yak”, Donʹt talk back!

In 1959, COVER OF LOOK STEVE ALLEN

In 1962, R.C., “My Boomerang Wonʹt Come Back” by Charlie Drake peaked at #21 on the pop singles chart.

In 1966, Gilliganʹs Island episode #62. “Will the Real Mr. Howell Please Stand Up?” The radio reports that Mr. Howell has been rescued and is spending all of his money. Obviously, there is an imposter! The real Mr. Howell is frantic, and offers a reward to the person who can come up with a plan to get him back to civilization. Meanwhile, the imposter falls off a luxury liner and ends up stranded on (you guessed it!) Gilliganʹs Island. There the imposter conks Mr. Howell on the head with a coconut, changes clothes with him, and attempts to continue his masquerade as the millionaire.

In 1967, Snoopy and Charlie Brown of the comic strip “Peanuts” made the cover of “LIFE” magazine.

In 1967, COVER OF LIFE CHARLIE BROWN and SNOOPY

In 1973, On the cover of TV Guide: “Redd Foxx and Demond Wilson of Sanford and Son”. Other Articles: Mission: Impossible, Genesis: II

In 1973, R.C., “The Cover Of The Rolling Stone” by Dr. Hook and The Medicine Show peaked at number six on the pop singles chart. Shortly afterwards, they did appear on a cover of that magazine.

In 1973, “Little Willy” by Sweet entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1973, “The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia” by Vicki Lawrence entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1973, The number one selling album: is “DUELING BANJOS” from ERIC WEISSBERG and STEVE MANDEL

In 1975, COVER OF PEOPLE ALAN ALDA

In 1979, “Saturday Night Live” host Margot Kidder is visited by Dan Aykroyd as the creepy “Fred Garvin, Male Prostitute.”

In 1982, A CBS sitcom trying to mine laughs out of undercover police work, “Bakerʹs Dozen” stars Ron Silver, Cindy Weintraub and Doris Belack.

In 1982, Dean Jones reprises his movie role as the owner of an adorable Volkswagen in the CBS sitcom “Herbie, the Love Bug,” based on the popular series of Disney movies. The show will run out of gas after only a month.

In 1982, The TV series, “Herbie, the Love Bug” first airs on CBS.

In 1982, “Late Night With David Letterman” stages the “Great Pizza Race.” Dave selects three audience members to call three different pizza places: Joe Gʹs, Original Rayʹs, and Old Fashioned Pizza, and order a pie with everything on them. Old Fashioned Pizza arrives first at 24 minutes, 15 seconds. You could say that this pizza race delivered!

In 1984, “They Donʹt Know” by Tracey Ullman entered the Top 40 chart. Not a demented song, but Tracey Ullman is one of todayʹs top comediennes. Most Americans would later get to know Traceyʹs talents later on when Fox and HBO give her TV series.

In 1987, At an England benefit, Princess Diana complimented Boy George for his choice of attire: his black tights and white dress.

In 1990, On the cover of TV Guide: “The Simpsons”. Other Articles: Ricki Lake, Mancuso, Timothy Busfield

In 1997, Howard Stern appearred on “LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LETTERMAN”

In 1998, The sitcom “Lateline” starring Al Franken premiered on NBC.

In 2001, Connecticut cruises to a 101-29 win over Long Island University in the first round of the East Regional, the best defensive effort in the history of the womenʹs NCAA Tournament. The 72-point victory also ties the second-biggest margin in tournament history.

In 2002, After nearly a yearʹs run, Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick left the Broadway hit musical “The Producers.” (They later returned for a limited engagement.)

In 2002, More than a quarter-century after its release as a double album of amplified noise and feedback, former Velvet Underground leader Lou Reedʹs “Metal Machine Music” gets its first live performance from Berlin avant-garde classical ensemble Zeitkratzer.

In 2051, 03 x 17 = 51

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1945, “Rum And Coca-Cola” by The Andrews Sisters With Vic Schoen And His Orchestra charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1945, “Rum And Coca-Cola” by Abe Lyman And His Orchestra And Chorus Featuring Rose Blane charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1945, “Cocktails For Two” by Spike Jones And His City Slickers Featuring Carl Grayson charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Aba Daba Honeymoon” by Debbie Reynolds And Carlton Carpenter charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “I Taut I Taw A Puddy Tat” by Mel Blanc charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Tutti-Frutti” by Pat Boone charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Blue Suede Shoes” by Carl Perkins charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Eloise” by Kay Thompson charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Sixteen Tons” by Tennessee Ernie Ford charted at number 40 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Tutti-Frutti” by Little Richard charted at number 42 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Rock Around Mother Goose” by Barry Gordon charted at number 82 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Duke Of Earl” by Gene Chandler charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “My Boomerang Won't Come Back” by Charlie Drake charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Lizzie Borden” by Chad Mitchell Trio charted at number 58 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Nut Rocker” by B. Bumble And The Stingers charted at number 62 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Alvin Twist” by David Seville And The Chipmunks charted at number 63 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “That's My Pa” by Ben Colder (Sheb Wooley) charted at number 64 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Cinderella” by Jack Ross charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Ballad Of Thunder Road” by Robert Mitchum charted at number 86 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Dueling Banjos” by Eric Weissberg And Steve Mandell charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Theme From '2001 (A Space Odyssey)' (Also Sprach Zarathustra)” by Deodato charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “The Cover Of 'Rolling Stone'” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Dead Skunk” by Loudon Wainwright III charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Space Oddity” by David Bowie charted at number 24 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “The Night The Lights Went Out In Georgia” by Vicki Lawrence charted at number 30 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Little Willy” by The Sweet charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by John Fogerty And The Blue Ridge Rangers charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “The Cisco Kid” by War charted at number 45 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Daisy A Day” by Jud Strunk charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pinball Wizard / See Me, Feel Me (medley)” by The New Seekers charted at number 62 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Funky Worm” by The Ohio Players charted at number 70 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Hocus Pocus” by Focus charted at number 83 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Blue Suede Shoes” by Johnny Rivers charted at number 90 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Frankenstein” by Edgar Winter Group charted at number 97 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1979, “Rubber Biscuit” by The Blues Brothers charted at number 51 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 67 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1984, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “I Want A New Drug” by Huey Lewis And The News charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Radio Ga-Ga” by Queen charted at number 28 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Eat It” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Strip” by Adam Ant charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Hyperactive!” by Thomas Dolby charted at number 64 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Horse” by Laid Back charted at number 70 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Make My Day” by T.G. Sheppard With Clint Eastwood charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “The Humpty Dance” by Digital Underground charted at number 81 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “High Maintenance Woman” by Toby Keith charted at number 93 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 25 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Red Solo Cup” by Toby Keith charted at number 60 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1956, “Rock Island Line” by Lonnie Donegan And His Skiffle Group charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Sixteen Tons” by Tennessee Ernie Ford charted at number 13 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by Karl Denver charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Pinball Wizard / See Me, Feel Me (medley)” by The New Seekers charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Hocus Pocus” by Focus charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “In The Navy” by Village People charted at number 27 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 63 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Rockwell charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “To Be Or Not To Be (The Hitler Rap)” by Mel Brooks charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “'Ello John, Got A New Motor?” by Alexei Sayle charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Robert DeNiro's Waiting” by Bananarama charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Radio Ga-Ga” by Queen charted at number 28 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Michael Caine” by Madness charted at number 33 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Fraggle Rock Theme” by Fraggles charted at number 36 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Lines (Don't Do It)” by Melle Mel And The Furious Five charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Nelson Mandela” by The Special AKA (The Specials) charted at number 68 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Hyperactive!” by Thomas Dolby charted at number 72 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 75 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Horse” by Laid Back charted at number 90 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Strawberry Fields Forever” by Candy Flip charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Dude (Looks Like A Lady)” by Aerosmith charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Birdhouse In Your Soul” by They Might Be Giants charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “The Humpty Dance” by Digital Underground charted at number 92 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “The Ladyboy Is Mine” by Stuntmasterz charted at number 22 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Can We Fix It?” by Bob The Builder charted at number 50 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 68 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Number 1” by The Tweenies charted at number 77 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “I Put A Spell On You” by Sonique charted at number 82 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “Lollipop” by Mika charted at number 69 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Hangover” by Taio Cruz Featuring Flo Rida charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Man Or Muppet” by Jason Segel And Walter charted at number 79 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2018, “Man's Not Hot” by Big Shaq (Michael Dapaah) charted at number 90 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1951, “The Thing” by Phil Harris or Les Welch charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Gene Autry or Bing Crosby charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Bonaparte's Retreat” by Pee Wee King or Gene Krupa And Bobby Soots charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Tzena, Tzena, Tzena” by Gordon Jenkins And The Weavers charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Molasses, Molasses (It's Icky Sticky Goo)” by Spike Jones or Lenny Carson charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1951, “Cincinnati Dancing Pig” by Pee Wee King And His Golden West Cowboys or Gene Krupa And His Orchestra charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Sixteen Tons” by Tennessee Ernie Ford or Frankie Laine charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1956, “Black Denim Trousers And Motorcycle Boots” by The Cheers charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Made in Japan / Black Texas Dirt” by Buck Owens And His Buckaroos charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Dueling Banjos” by Eric Weissberg And Steve Mandell charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A. / The Women” by Village People charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick / There Ain't Half Been Some Clever Bastards” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Ça plane pour moi / Pogo pogo” by Plastic Bertrand charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Jet Boy, Jet Girl / Pogo Pogo” by Elton Motello charted at number 44 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Egyptian Reggae / Roller Coaster By The Sea” by Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers charted at number 50 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Radio Ga-Ga” by Queen charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Lines (Don't Do It)” by Melle Mel And The Furious Five charted at number 29 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “The Curly Shuffle” by Jump 'N The Saddle charted at number 34 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “The Curly Shuffle” by The Knuckleheads charted at number 47 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Check Out The Chicken” by Grandmaster Chicken And D.J. Duck charted at number 29 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “The Hampsterdance Song” by Hampton The Hampster charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2007, “I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)” by Sandi Thom charted at number 48 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Don't Worry Be Happy” by Guy Sebastian charted at number 34 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Hangover” by Taio Cruz Featuring Flo Rida charted at number 41 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2012, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 48 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 5 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 19 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Ça plane pour moi” by Plastic Bertrand charted at number 27 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “A Taste Of Aggro” by The Barron Knights charted at number 39 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Radio Ga-Ga” by Queen charted at number 8 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 23 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Major Tom (Coming Home)” by Peter Schilling charted at number 32 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “White Lines (Don't Do It)” by Melle Mel And The Furious Five charted at number 45 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Principal's Office” by Young MC charted at number 13 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Strokin'” by Clarence Carter charted at number 39 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Check Out The Chicken” by Grandmaster Chicken And D.J. Duck charted at number 48 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 15 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “I Put A Spell On You” by Sonique charted at number 50 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1973, “Elected!” by Alice Cooper charted at number 9 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1979, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 19 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 39 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1973, “Botch-A-Me” by Daisy Dynamite charted at number 13 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “School's Out” by Alice Cooper charted at number 20 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 32 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” by Meat Loaf charted at number 37 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Radio Ga-Ga” by Queen charted at number 6 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Rockwell charted at number 8 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Paris Latino” by Bandolero charted at number 27 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1990, “Principal's Office” by Young MC charted at number 50 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 70 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 3 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick” by Ian Dury And The Blockheads charted at number 8 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Radio Ga-Ga” by Queen charted at number 4 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “To Be Or Not To Be (The Hitler Rap)” by Mel Brooks charted at number 5 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

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

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1973, “Crazy Horses” by The Osmonds charted at number 5 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 2 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Radio Ga-Ga” by Queen charted at number 5 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 8 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 2001, “I Put A Spell On You” by Sonique charted at number 62 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Canada

In 1962, “Duke Of Earl” by Gene Chandler charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1962, “Fortune Teller / Johnny Take Your Time” by Bobby Curtola charted at number 7 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Dueling Banjos” by Eric Weissberg And Steve Mandell charted at number 2 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “The Cover Of 'Rolling Stone'” by Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show charted at number 8 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” by John Fogerty And The Blue Ridge Rangers charted at number 16 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1973, “Theme From '2001 (A Space Odyssey)' (Also Sprach Zarathustra)” by Deodato charted at number 18 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1979, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 14 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Thriller” by Michael Jackson charted at number 3 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 6 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “I Want A New Drug” by Huey Lewis And The News charted at number 7 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

In 1984, “Somebody's Watching Me” by Rockwell charted at number 12 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1984, “Hyperactive!” by Thomas Dolby charted at number 20 on the Canada Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs for March 17, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Tue Mar the 17 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 77 of the year
Serialnumber = 43895
Julian date = 2458914 O.S.= 3 - 4 - 2020

Calendar

Holidays

[USA] National Agriculture Week (Day 3)
[USA] National Free Paper Week (Day 2)
[USA] National Manuacturing Week (Day 2)
[USA] Small Family Farm Week (Day 3)
[USA] Straw Hat Week (Day 3)
[USA] Evacuation Day (1776) (Suffolk County and Cambridge, Massachusetts)
[Ireland] St Patrick's Day/Irish National Day (461, 493)/Feast of St. Patrick, Bishop, Apostle of Ireland, patron saint of Ireland.
[Italy] Independence Day (1861)
[USA] Camp Fire Boys and Girls Founders Day
[USA] Designated Driver St. Patricks Day Campaign
[USA] Saint Patrick's Day
[World] Maritime Day
Canberra Day (Australian Capital Territory).
[USA] Children and Hospitals Week (Day 3)
[USA] Chocolate Week (Day 3)
[USA] National Teenage Week (Day 3)
[USA] National Wildlife Week (Day 3)
[USA] Poison Prevention Week (Day 3)

Reminders

Astrological sign: Aries: The Ram (3-21 thru 4-19); Aries people are bold, impulsive and confident. Body part associated with this sign: The head. Element: Fire. Occupations: Exploration, the military, entrepreneur, outdoor engineering, fireman. Ruling Planet: Mars. Traits: Energetic, assertive, impulsive.
Astrological sign: 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.
March was the first month of the ancient world, named after the god of war, Mars.
Gems: bloodstone, jasper and aquamarine
Flowers: daffodil and jonquil
Meanings: the sentimental meaning of the aquamarine is for courage, and the jonquil and the daffodil are for the breath of spring.
Full Moon: the Worm Moon, the Chaste Moon, and among some Indian tribes, the Awakening, the Deer and the Crow Moon.
Citizens Month in China
National Furniture Refinishing Month
American Red Cross Month
American Woman's History month
Cataract Awareness Month
Civilized and Polite Behavior Among Citizens Month in China.
Foot Health Month.
Gardening, Nature and Ecology Books Month
Herb Month in Missouri
Humorists Are Artists Month
International Hamburger & Pickle Month
Irish-American Heritage Month
Mental Retardation Awareness Month
Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month.
Music in our Schools Month
National Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Month
National Craft Month
National Feminine Empowerment Month
National Frozen Food Month
National Hemophilia Month
National Middle School Month
National Noodle Month
National Nutrition Month
National Peanut Month
National Poetry Month
National Pothole Month
National Professional Social Work Month
National Science Month
National Talk with Your Teen about Sex Month
National Women's History Month
Philatelic Literature Month.
Poison Prevention Awareness Month
Rosacea Awareness Month
Youth Art Month
Liberalia (Roman festival honoring Libera, goddess of wine and fertility, and Bacchus, god of grape-growing and wine, when slaves were permitted to speak with freedom).
St. Gertrude's Day (Germany - help against plagues of mice and rats).
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