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

Last Updated 01-07-2020

🎭Paul Hogan -- is 81 in the year 2020 and 82 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1939
Movie Actor, Comedian, TV Talk Show Host, Australian
Names/Places: Linda Kozlowski's hubby
Movie Titles: Crocodile Dundee, Lightning Jack, Flipper

🎵Daddy Dewdrop -- is 80 in the year 2020 and 81 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1940 N.S.
Music Producer, Songwriter
Names/Places: RN:Richard or Dick Monda
Misc: wrote for The Groovie Goolies
Song Titles: Chick-a-Boom

✍⛪🎭🎵🎷Chevy Chase -- is 77 in the year 2020 and 78 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1943
Comedy Writer, Protestant, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, TV Talk Show Host, Saxophonist, Jazz Pianist
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RFN:Cornelius Crane
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (as President Ford, Weekend Update anchor, & member 1975-76), The Chevy Chase Show, Community's Pierce Hawthorne
Movie Titles: Foul Play, Caddyshack, National Lampoon's Vacation (series), Fletch

🎭Sarah Purcell -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1948 N.S.
Actress, TV Hostess, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in Richmond, IN; RLN:Pentecost
TV Shows: The Better Sex, Real People, SunUp (San Diego's SunUp weather girl 1960s), Home Show

🎭Sigourney Weaver -- is 71 in the year 2020 and 72 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1949
Actress
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles or New York City?; RN:Susan Alexander; Doodles' niece, Pat's daughter
Movie Titles: Alien, Aliens, Ghostbusters, Gorillas in the Mist, Dave, Galaxy Quest, The Villiage, Infamous

🎭Darrell Hammond -- is 62 in the year 2020 and 63 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1958
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live
Movie Titles: Scary Movie (series), Epic Movie, Blues Brothers 2000

🎭Nick Bakay -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1959
Actor, Voice Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Sabrina The Teenage Witch (as voice of Salem Saberhagen the cat), The King of Queens (as various off-screen characters and announcers), 'Til Death (as Karl), The Angry Beavers (as Norbert Foster Beaver), Sabrina the Animated Series
Movie Titles: Zookeeper

🎭Todd Bryant -- is 57 in the year 2020 and 58 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1963
Actor, Stuntman
TV Shows: Star Trek STV (as Klaa)
Movie Titles: The Matrix, Daddy's Home, Edward Scissorhands, The Lost World: Jurassic Park

🎭Ian Hart -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1964
Actor, English
Movie Titles: Finding Neverland, Michael Collins, Enemy of the State, Harry Potter (series as Lord Voldemort)

🎭Robert Kelly -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1970 N.S.
Actor, Comedian

💰🎭🎵Nick Cannon -- is 40 in the year 2020 and 41 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1980
Entrepreneur, Actor, Comedian, Personality, Music Producer, Rapper
Song Titles: Parents Just Don't Understand
TV Shows: All That, Nick Cannon Show, Wild 'N Out, America's Got Talent

🎭Angus T. Jones -- is 27 in the year 2020 and 28 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1993 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Two and a Half Men (as Jake Harper)
Movie Titles: The Rookie, Bringing Down the House, See Spot Run

🎭Molly Quinn -- is 27 in the year 2020 and 28 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1993
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Winx Club (series), Castle (as Alexis Castle)
Movie Titles: We're the Millers, A Christmas Carol

🎭🎵Funny Mike -- is 24 in the year 2020 and 25 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1996 N.S.
Comedian, Rapper
Names/Places: aka Young 22 and 22 Savage

🎭🎵Young 22 -- is 24 in the year 2020 and 25 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1996 N.S.
Comedian, Rapper
Names/Places: aka Funny Mike and 22 Savage

🎭Connor Carmody -- is 23 in the year 2020 and 24 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1997
Actor
Movie Titles: Daddy Day Care

🎭🎵🏆Bella Thorne -- is 23 in the year 2020 and 24 in the year 2021; b.10/8/1997 N.S.
Actress, Producer, Singer, Model
TV Shows: Shake It Up! (as CeCe Jones)
Movie Titles: Midnight Sun, The DUFF, Blended, Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day

✍💰Edward Albee -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/8/1857 N.S. d.3/11/1930 N.S. (72)
Writer, Entrepreneur
Misc: was co-founder and partner with B.F. Keith in a chain of vaudeville theaters

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🎭🎵Nora Bayes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/8/1880 d.3/19/1928 (47)
Movie/Stage Actress, Vaudevillaness, Singer
Names/Places: RN:Dora Goldberg

🎭Kirk Alyn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/8/1910 d.3/14/1999 (88)
Movie Actor
Movie Titles: Superman (movie serials, the film's first Superman)

🎭🎵Walter Schumann -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/8/1913 d.8/21/1958 (44)
Director, Conductor/Composer
Group Names: Chorals
Song Titles: Dragnet (dum-dee-dum-dum-DUM)

🎭Bill Maynard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/8/1928 N.S. d.3/30/2018 N.S. (89)
Comic Actor, Comedian, English
Names/Places: RN: Walter Frederick George Williams

🎭Sue Randall -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/8/1935 d.10/26/1984 (49)
Actress
TV Shows: Leave It to Beaver (as Miss Landers)

🎵Buzz Clifford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/8/1942 d.1/26/2018 N.S. (75)
Songwriter, Pop Singer
Names/Places: RN:Reese Francis Clifford III
Song Titles: Baby Sittin' Boogie

🎵🎸Johnny Ramone -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/8/1948 d.9/15/2004 (55)
Hall of Famer, Punk Rock Singer/Guitarist, American
Names/Places: RN:John Cummings
Misc: some say b. 1951
Group Names: The Ramones

Henry Fielding -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/22/1707 d.10/8/1754 (47)
Novelist, Humorist, Satirist, Dramatist, English
Names/Places: NN:Father OF The English Novel
Misc: wrote Tom Jones before the 20th century crooner was even born.

🎖⚖💰John Hancock -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/12/1736 J-LD or 1/23/1737 N.S. or 1/12/1737 Ju-1 d.10/8/1793 N.S. (56)
Revolutionary, Statesman, Merchant
Names/Places: b. in Braintree, MA
Misc: the first signer of The Declaration of Independence; the most prominent of the signers

🎵Jimmy Cross -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/17/1938 N.S. d.10/8/1978 N.S. (39)
Novelty Singer
Song Titles: I Want My Baby Back

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🎭Fernando Lamas -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/9/1915 d.10/8/1982 (67)
Movie Actor, Movie Director, Argentine
Names/Places: Arlene Dahl's hubby, Lorenzo's dad
Misc: Billy Crystal became famous for the parody of him on "Saturday Night Live"

🎵Larry Verne -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/8/1936 d.10/8/2013 (77)
Singer
Misc: turned into a construction foreman & assistant set director in motion pictures
Song Titles: Mr. Custer

Paul Prudhomme -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/13/1940 d.10/8/2015 N.S. (75)
Chef
Misc: Cajun chef; Looks like Dom DeLuise

✍🎭Merrill M. Meatter -- Death 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)

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In 1953, R.C., number one Billboard Pop Hit: “Saint George and the Dragonet,” by Stan Freberg.

In 1953, “Whereʹs Raymond?”, starring Ray Bolger, premiered on ABC (in season two, it is known as “The Ray Milland Show”)

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Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1955, “Black Denim Trousers And Motorcycle Boots” by The Cheers charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mr. Custer” by Larry Verne charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Let's Think About Living” by Bob Luman charted at number 19 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Yogi” by The Ivy Three charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Johnny Bond charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “You Talk Too Much” by Joe Jones charted at number 49 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Charlie Ryan And The Timberline Riders charted at number 67 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “A Kookie Little Paradise” by Jo-Ann Campbell charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Time Machine” by Dante And The Evergreens charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “(I Can't Help You) I'm Falling Too” by Skeeter Davis charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Shoppin' For Clothes” by The Coasters charted at number 99 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Don't You Just Know It” by The Fendermen charted at number 110 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Psychotic Reaction” by Count Five charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine” by The Beatles charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Wipe Out” by The Surfaris charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Working In The Coal Mine” by Lee Dorsey charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “The Hair On My Chinny Chin Chin” by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs charted at number 51 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Mr. Spaceman” by The Byrds charted at number 56 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “My Uncle Used To Love Me But She Died” by Roger Miller charted at number 61 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Almost Persuaded No. 2” by Ben Colder (Sheb Wooley) charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band” by Meco charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Surfin' U.S.A.” by Leif Garrett charted at number 25 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars (Main Title)” by John Williams And The London Symphony Orchestra charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognised Anthem Of World Contact Day)” by The Carpenters charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Puttin' On The Ritz” by Taco charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Dr. Heckyll And Mr. Jive” by Men At Work charted at number 37 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Major Tom (Coming Home)” by Peter Schilling charted at number 69 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Wild, Wild West” by The Escape Club charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “A Nightmare On My Street” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Tootsee Roll” by 69 Boyz charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “New Age Girl” by Deadeye Dick charted at number 57 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Short Short Man” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 66 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wemoweh)” by The Tokens charted at number 73 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Undone - The Sweater Song” by Weezer charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “My Humps” by The Black-Eyed Peas charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Beverly Hills” by Weezer charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Redneck Yacht Club” by Craig Morgan charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “As Good As I Once Was” by Toby Keith charted at number 56 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Alcohol” by Brad Paisley charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Hicktown” by Jason Aldean charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Billy's Got His Beer Goggles On” by Neal McCoy charted at number 98 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

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

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.K.

In 1955, “Cool Water” by Frankie Laine With The Mellowmen charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “Indian Love Call” by Slim Whitman charted at number 10 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Let's Think About Living” by Bob Luman charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport” by Rolf Harris charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “A Kookie Little Paradise” by Frankie Vaughan charted at number 33 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “McDonald's Cave” by The Piltdown Men charted at number 38 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mule Skinner Blues” by The Fendermen charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 46 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Winchester Cathedral” by The New Vaudeville Band charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles charted at number 18 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Working In The Coal Mine” by Lee Dorsey charted at number 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaaa!” by Napoleon XIV charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Magic Fly” by Space charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Telephone Man” by Meri Wilson charted at number 9 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band” by Meco charted at number 24 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Gary Gilmore's Eyes” by The Adverts charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft (The Recognised Anthem Of World Contact Day)” by The Carpenters charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 3 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “This Is Not A Love Song” by PiL (Public Image Limited) charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Kissing With Confidence” by Will Powers charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Dr. Heckyll And Mr. Jive” by Men At Work charted at number 43 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 68 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Don't Worry, Be Happy” by Bobby McFerrin charted at number 11 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Stop This Crazy Thing” by Coldcut Featuring Junior Reid And The Ahead Of Our Time Orchestra charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Popcorn” by Crazy Frog charted at number 65 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “I Need A Dollar” by Aloe Blacc charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 53 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Australia

In 1949, “Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me)” by Peggy Lee or The Mills Brothers charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1955, “The Crazy Otto Rag” by Happy Hoagy Carmichael or The Stargazers charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “A Kookie Little Paradise” by Jo-Ann Campbell charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Robot Man” by Connie Francis charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Mule Skinner Blues” by The Fendermen charted at number 12 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1960, “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Johnny Bond charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Lil Red Riding Hood” by Sam The Sham And The Pharaohs charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Ain't Gonna Bump No More (With No Big Fat Woman) / I Mess Up Everything I Get My Hands On” by Joe Tex charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Baked Beans / You Love Me” by Mother Goose charted at number 34 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Mah-nà-mah-nà / Halfway Down The Stairs” by The Muppets charted at number 50 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Telephone Man / Itinerary” by Meri Wilson charted at number 52 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band / Funk” by Meco charted at number 100 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Australiana” by Austen Tayshus charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Bop Girl” by Pat Wilson charted at number 2 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Puttin' On The Ritz” by Taco charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Double Dutch” by Malcolm McLaren charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Rawhide” by The Chaps charted at number 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Shiny Shiny” by Haysi Fantayzee charted at number 39 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Doctorin' The Tardis” by The KLF alias The Timelords charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Oh Yeah” by Yello charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Duke Of Earl” by The Dukes Of Earlwood charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 31 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Strokin'” by Clarence Carter charted at number 33 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Fat” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 47 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “That's The Thing About Football” by Greg Champion charted at number 31 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Absolutely Fabulous” by Absolutely Fabulous (Pet Shop Boys) charted at number 33 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Axel F” by Crazy Frog charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Lonely” by Akon charted at number 19 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2005, “Foxtrot Uniform Charlie Kilo” by The Bloodhound Gang charted at number 28 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “I Need A Dollar” by Aloe Blacc charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in New Zealand

In 1977, “Telephone Man” by Meri Wilson charted at number 20 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Puttin' On The Ritz” by Taco charted at number 1 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 3 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Life Begins At 40” by Dave And The Dynamos charted at number 4 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Double Dutch” by Malcolm McLaren charted at number 10 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Mexican Radio” by Wall Of Voodoo charted at number 21 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Shiny Shiny” by Haysi Fantayzee charted at number 37 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Doctorin' The Tardis” by The KLF alias The Timelords charted at number 4 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 11 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Fat” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 18 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Wild, Wild West” by The Escape Club charted at number 33 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

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

In 2005, “Popcorn” by Crazy Frog charted at number 6 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “I Need A Dollar” by Aloe Blacc charted at number 30 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

In 2011, “Party Rock Anthem” by LMFAO Featuring Lauren Bennett And GoonRock charted at number 35 on the New Zealand Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Sweden

In 1977, “God Save The Queen” by Sex Pistols charted at number 3 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Magic Fly” by Space charted at number 15 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Tour de France” by Kraftwerk charted at number 7 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 11 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 19 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 1 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Everybody Gonfi-Gon” by Two Cowboys charted at number 20 on the Sweden Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Austria

In 1994, “Everybody Gonfi-Gon” by Two Cowboys charted at number 6 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Pass The Toilet Paper” by The Outhere Brothers charted at number 13 on the Austria Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in the Netherlands

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 3 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby” by The Beatles charted at number 3 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 1 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 39 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Paradise By The Dashboard Light” by Meat Loaf charted at number 3 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Stop This Crazy Thing” by Coldcut Featuring Junior Reid And The Ahead Of Our Time Orchestra charted at number 27 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Dr. Stein” by Helloween charted at number 100 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 5 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Everybody Gonfi-Gon” by Two Cowboys charted at number 44 on the Dutch Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in France

In 1994, “Loser” by Beck charted at number 32 on the France Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Norway

In 1960, “Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini” by Brian Hyland charted at number 7 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “Yellow Submarine” by The Beatles charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1966, “I'm A Nut” by Leroy Pullins charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “Magic Fly” by Space charted at number 6 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1977, “God Save The Queen” by Sex Pistols charted at number 8 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Red, Red Wine” by UB40 charted at number 10 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

In 1994, “Cotton Eye Joe” by Rednex charted at number 1 on the Norway Pop Singles Chart

Unusual Songs Charting in Switzerland

In 1977, “Magic Fly” by Space charted at number 3 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “Living On Video” by Trans-X charted at number 3 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1983, “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats charted at number 4 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “The Twist (Yo, Twist)” by Fat Boys With Chubby Checker charted at number 11 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

In 1988, “Stop This Crazy Thing” by Coldcut Featuring Junior Reid And The Ahead Of Our Time Orchestra charted at number 24 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

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

In 1994, “(Meet) The Flintstones” by The B.C. 52's (The B-52's) charted at number 39 on the Swiss Pop Singles Chart

The Holiday Almanacs October 8, 2020

What's Today?

Today is Thu Oct the 8 in the year 2020 , a leap year
Jan 1 began on a Wed
This is day 282 of the year
Serialnumber = 44100
Julian date = 2459119 O.S.= 9 - 25 - 2020

Calendar

Holidays

Sukkot
Feast of St. Bridget, widow and St. Keyne, virgin (6th Century).
Feast of St. Thais (Greek Church).
National Chimney Sweep Week (Day 5)
Minority Enterprise Development Week (Day 4)
National Customer Service Week (Day 4)
[USA] National Depression Screening Day.
[USA] National Employ the Handicapped Week (Day 5)
[USA] Newspaper Week (Day 5)
[USA] Respect Life Week (Day 5)
Get Organized Week (Day 5)
Mental Illness Awareness Week (Day 5)
National Health Care Food Service Week (Day 5)
National Spinning and Weaving Week (Day 5)
[USA] Fire Prevention Week (Day 5)
National Pickled Pepper Week (Day 7)
[Cuba] Death of Ernesto "Che" Guevara Serna (1967)
[Sweden] Nils name day
Alvin C. York Day
Hari Raya Haji (Singapore).
Kurban Bayram (Cyprus).
Take a Fall Day (Chevy Chase b. 1943)
National Metric Week (Day 5)

Reminders

Astrological sign: Libra: The Balance (9-23 thru 10-22); Ruling Planet: Venus. Element: Air. Traits: Charming, diplomatic, idealistic, indecisive. Body part associated with this sign: Reins. Occupations: Acting, the arts, law and legal activities, politics. The abbreviation of pound (lb.) comes from the word Libra because of the scales she holds.
Astrological sign: Scorpio: The Scorpion (10-22 thru 11-21); Ruling Planet: Pluto. Element: Water. Traits: Passionate, intense, secretive, subtle. Body part associated with this sign: Secrets. Occupations: Teaching, work requiring concentration, training animals, psychiatry, surgery, detection.
Flowers: calendula, cosmos and hops
Gems: opal & tourmaline
October's name comes from the Latin word for eight, octo.
The Saxons called October Win Monath - time for making wine.
Full Moon: the Hunters' Moon, and the Blood Moon.
Gems: opal and tourmaline.
Flowers: The hops, calendula and cosmo
Meaning: the sentimental meaning of the opal and the tourmaline is for hope, and the calendula is for constancy.
American Magazine Month
Arizona Book Month
Asthma Awareness Month
Auto Battery Safety Month
Campaign for Healthier Babies Month
Co-op Awareness Month
Computer Learning Month
Consumer Information Month'
Cookbook Month
Cooking, Crafts and Home Books Month
Cooperative Month
National Pickled Pepper Month
Country Music Month
Crime Prevention Month
Cuts and Curls for Charity Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Ending Hunger Month
Energy Awareness Month
Energy Management Is a Family Affair Time
Family History Awareness Month
Fire Prevention Month
Gourmet Adventures Month
Great American Breakfast Club (Sep 1-Nov 30)
Healthy Lung Month
Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep 15-Oct 15)
Hunger Awareness Month
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
Hurricane Season Months in the West (June 1-Oct 31)
International Book Fair Month
International Marine Travel Month!
Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month
Learning Disabilities Awareness Month
Lesbian and Gay History Month
Lock in Safety Month
Lupus Awareness Month
Michigan Library Month.
National Adopt a Dog Month
National AIDS Awareness Month
National Apple Month!
National Applejack Month!!
National Arts and Humanities Month
National Awareness Month for Children with Cancer
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Car Care Month
National Clock Month
National Collectors Month
National Communicate with Your Kid Month
National Cosmetology Month
National Cut Out Dissection Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Depression Education and Awareness Month
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National Dollhouse and Minatures Month
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Down Syndrome Month
National Education Month
National Family Sexuality Education Month
National Fish and Seafood Month!
National Foster Grandparent Month
National High-Tech Month
National Hobby Month.
National Kitchen and Bath Month
National Liver Awareness Month
National Lupus Month-Eggtober-Computer Learning Month
National Park Month
National Pasta Month
National Pizza Month
National Popcorn Poppin' Month
National Pork Month
National Quality Month
National Restaurant Month.
National Restaurant-Car Maintance Month-Rocktober-Octoberfess
National Rodent Prevention Month.
National Roller Skating Month
National Sarcastics' Awareness Month
National Seafood Month
National UNICEF Month
National Wine Festival Month!!
National Youth Against Tobacco Month
Pizza Festival Time Month!!
Polish-American Heritage Month
Spinal Health Month
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month
Value of Play Month
Vegetarian Awareness Month
Harvest Moon Days (full moon closest to equinox) (thru 10-8)
Start of Fading Time (Celtic).
[Sweden] Nils name day
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