The Offbeat Datebook August 16, 2022

Offbeat Datebook
🎭Julie Newmar — is 89 in the year 2022 and 90 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1933
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Dancer
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; RN:Julia Charlene Newmeyer
Misc: not b. 1930 or 1935
TV Shows: My Living Doll, Batman (as The Catwoman)
Movie Titles: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Mackenna’s Gold, Ghosts Can’t Do It

🎭Anita Gillette — is 86 in the year 2022 and 87 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1936 N.S.
Actress
TV Shows: Me & the Chimp, Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (as Alice), All that Glitters, The Baxters, Quincy M.E. (as Dr. Emily Hanover)
Movie Titles: Shall We Dance?, Moonstruck, She’s the One

🎭🎵Sharon Baird — is 79 in the year 2022 and 80 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1943 N.S.
TV Actress, Singer
Names/Places: aka Sharon Lee Kaiser
TV Shows: Annette (as Kitty), The Mickey Mouse Club, New Zoo Revue (as Charlie the Owl), HR Pufinstuf (as Judy Frog/Lady Boyd/Shirley Pufinstuf), Land of the Lost (as Sa), Lidsville (as Raunchy Rabbit), Sigmund and the Sea Monsters (as Big Daddy Ooze), The Bugaloos (as Funky Rat)
Movie Titles: The Lord of the Rings (1978)

✍🎭Bob Balaban — is 77 in the year 2022 and 78 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1945
Author, Actor, Producer/Director
Names/Places: aka FN:Robert
Movie Titles: Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Moonrise Kingdom, The Grand Budapest Hotel, Ghost World, 2010, Girlfriends, Absence of Malice, Altered States, A Mighty Wind

🎭Marshall Manesh — is 72 in the year 2022 and 73 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1950 N.S.
Actor, Producer, Iranian
TV Shows: How I Met Your Mother (as Ranjit), Cooper Barrett’s Guide to Surviving Life, Will and Grace
Movie Titles: The Big Lebowski, True Lies, Pirates of the Caribbean, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

🎭Reginald VelJohnson — is 70 in the year 2022 and 71 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1952
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Family Matters (as Carl Winslow), Hart of Dixie (as Dash Dewitt), Hitting the Breaks (as Chauncey Van Delaware)
Movie Titles: Ghostbusters, Die Hard (series)

✍⛪📰🎭🎵Kathie Lee Gifford — is 69 in the year 2022 and 70 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1953
Hall of Famer, Dramatist/Playwright, Jewish, Correspondent, Actress, Soap Actress, TV Talk Show Hostess, Producer, Songwriter, Singer, French
Names/Places: Hebrew-Christian; RLN:Epstein; Paul Johnson’s, then Frank’s wife
Misc: Carnival Cruise Lines spokesperson
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives, Hee Haw Honeys, Good Morning America (correspondent), Regis & Kathie Lee, Today

🎭🎵Madonna — is 64 in the year 2022 and 65 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1958
Hall of Famer, Vegetarian, Movie/Stage Actress, Producer, Dancer, Songwriter, Hip-Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Bay City, NJ; RN:Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone Penn; Sean Penn’s ex-wife
Misc: her “Like A Virgin” was parodied by “Weird Al” into “Like A Surgeon”
Song Titles: Everybody, Burnin’ Up, Physical Attraction, Holiday, Borderline, Lucky Star, Burning Up, Like A Virgin, Material Girl, Crazy For You, Angel, Into The Groove, Dress You Up, Gambler, Live To Tell, Papa Don’t Preach, True Blue, Open Your Heart, La Isla Bonita, Who’s That Girl, Causing A Commotion, Like A Prayer, Erotica, Deeper and Deeper, Ray of Light
Movie Titles: Desparately Seeking Susan, Who’s That Girl, Shanghai Surprise, Dick Tracy (as Breathless Mahoney), A League of Their Own, Evita, The Next Best Thing, Arthur and the Invisibles

🎭Steven Carell — is 60 in the year 2022 and 61 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1962 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live, Watching Ellie (as Edgar), The Office (as Michael Scott)
Movie Titles: Despicable Me, Crazy Stupid Love, The 40 Year Old Virgin, Little Miss Sunshine, Evan Almighty, Dan in Real Life, Horton Hears a Who, Get Smart (2008 movie)

🎭🎮Andy Milder — is 53 in the year 2022 and 54 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1969
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Legion of Super Heroes, Austin and Ally (as Lester), Weeds (as Dean Hodes)
Movie Titles: Apollo 13, Armageddon, Frost/Nixon, Star Trek (series), Seven Pounds, Frost/Nixon, Transformers
Video Games: Lego Star Wars (series)

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🎭🎮🎵🎷Kate Higgins — is 53 in the year 2022 and 54 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1969 N.S.
Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Video Game Voice Actress, Jazz Musician
Misc: prolific anime voice actress
TV Shows: Tenkai Knights, Blaze and the Monster Machines, Sailor Moon Crystal, Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse, Naruto (series as Sakura Haruno), Bleach
Video Games: Mario and Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Naruto (series), Lord of Magna (series), Xenoblade (series), Monster High (series)

🎭Frankie Boyle — is 50 in the year 2022 and 51 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1972 N.S.
Comedian, Panelist, Scottish
Video Titles: Frankie Boyle: Live in 2008
TV Shows: Mock the Week (panelist), Distraction (writer), TV Heaven Telly Hell (writer)

🎭Joaquin Reyes — is 48 in the year 2022 and 49 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1974 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Spanish
TV Shows: Museo Coconut, Muchachada Nui, La Hora Chanante
Movie Titles: Ghost Graduation

✍🎭Taika Waititi — is 47 in the year 2022 and 48 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1975 N.S.
Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian, Filmmaker, Director, New Zealand

🎭🎮Todd Haberkorn — is 40 in the year 2022 and 41 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1982 N.S.
Cartoon Voice Actor, Director, Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: prolific anime voice actor
TV Shows: Soul Eater (as Death the Kid), D.Gray-man, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (as Ling Yao)
Movie Titles: The Collector
Video Games: Return of the Guitar Lord, Final Fantasy (series), Dragon Ball: Xenoverse, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, Naruto Shippuden (series)

🎭Cristin Milioti — is 37 in the year 2022 and 38 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1985
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
TV Shows: Fargo, How I Met Your Mother (as Tracy McConnell), The Mindy Project
Movie Titles: The Wolf on Wall Street, Sleepwalk With Me, Year of the Carnivore

✍🎭Adam Berg — is 33 in the year 2022 and 34 in the year 2023; b.8/16/1989 N.S.
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Studio C

🎨Myron “Grim” Natwick — Birth Anniversary — b.8/16/1890 N.S. d.10/7/1990 N.S. (100)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Betty Boop creator

🎨Otto Messner — Birth Anniversary — b.8/16/1892 d.10/28/1983 (91)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Felix the Cat

🎨Hal Foster — Birth Anniversary — b.8/16/1892 d.7/25/1982 (89)
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Canadian
Misc: Tarzan, Prince Valiant, known for its fine drawing and historical detail.

Roman Hruska — Birth Anniversary — b.8/16/1904 d.4/25/1999 (94)
Senator
Misc: “mediocrity” (he meant the judges and lawyers) deserved representation on the U.S. Supreme Court that undoubtedly was his best remembered quote
Song Titles: Dead Puppies (was referenced in the song by Ogden Edsl)

🎭🎵Fess Parker — Birth Anniversary — b.8/16/1924 d.3/18/2010 (85)
TV/Movie Actor, Folk Singer
Names/Places: b. in Fort Worth, TX
Misc: some say b. ’25, ’26, or ’27
TV Shows: Davy Crockett (star and singer), Daniel Boone (star and singer), Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (as Senator Eugene Smith)
Movie Titles: Old Yeller

🎭🎮Carole Shelley — Birth Anniversary — b.8/16/1939 N.S. d.8/31/2018 N.S. (79)
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Video Game Voice Actress, English
Movie Titles: Hercules, Robin Hood (1973)
Video Games: Hercules, Disney’s Hades Challenge

🎵Eric Weissberg — Birth Anniversary — b.8/16/1939 N.S. d.3/22/2020 N.S. (80)
Multi-instrumentalist, Banjoist, Folk Singer, Bluegrass Singer
Group Names: The Tarriers
Album Titles: Dueling Banjos

🎭Richard Hunt — Birth Anniversary — b.8/16/1951 d.1/7/1992 (40)
Puppeteer
TV Shows: Sesame Street (as Scooter, grumpy Statler, Janice, other muppets)

🎭🎮Christine Cavanaugh — Birth Anniversary — b.8/16/1963 d.12/22/2014 (51)
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Video Game Voice Actress
TV Shows: Sonic the Hedgehog, The Critic, 101 Dalmatians: The Series, Aaahh!!! Real Monsters, The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald (as Birdie in video shorts), Recess, Darkwing Duck, Rugrats, Dexter’s Laboratory
Movie Titles: Babe (as the voice of the pig)
Video Games: Rugrats (series)

✍⚖Andrew Marvell — Death Anniversary — b.3/31/1621 J-LD d.8/16/1678 J-LD (57)
Poet, Satirist, Politician, English

🎭Joe Miller — Death Anniversary — b.??/??/1684 d.8/16/1738
Comedian, English
Misc: joke teller

🎭Bela Lugosi — Death Anniversary — b.10/20/1882 d.8/16/1956 (73)
Movie/Stage Actor, Hungarian
Names/Places: RN:Bela Ferenc Blasko
Misc: played Dracula; The Wolf Man, son of Frankenstein; some say 1884 or Oct 29 or d. Sep 16

🎭Benny Fields — Death Anniversary — b.6/14/1894 d.8/16/1959 (65)
Actor, Vaudevillan
Names/Places: Blossom Seeley’s hubby

🎖William Frederick “Bull” Halsey Jr. — Death Anniversary — b.10/30/1882 N.S. d.8/16/1959 N.S. (76)
Naval Officer
Misc: 5 star admiral WW2 commanded U.S. 3rd Fleet on Pacific
Song Titles: Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey (referenced and honored in this song by Paul and Linda McCartney)

🎭🎵🎸Elvis Presley — Death Anniversary — b.1/8/1935 N.S. d.8/16/1977 N.S. (42)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country-Rock Performer
Names/Places: b. in Tupelo, MS; MN:Aron; changed to Aaron; NN:The King of Rock and Roll; Priscilla’s ex-husband
Misc: The first real star of rock and roll; too many notable hits to list here!; d. at Graceland Mansion in Memphis, Tennessee; Billboard ranks him as the top pop recording artist of all time with 17 No. 1 songs. The 1956 two-sided hit “Don’t Be Cruel/Hound Dog” stays at No. 1 for 11 weeks, a record for the rock era that stands until 1992. Hall of Famer in America’s Pop, Country Music, and Rock and Roll
Song Titles: Heartbreak Hotel, Don’t Be Cruel, Hound Dog, Love Me Tender, Too Much, All Shook Up, Teddy Bear, Jailhouse Rock, Don’t, Hard Headed Woman, Stuck on You, It’s Now or Never, Are You Lonesome Tonight?, Surrender, Good Luck Charm, Return to Sender, Suspicious Minds, Way Down, A Little Less Conversation
Album Titles: Elvis Presley, Elvis, Loving You, Elvis is Back!, Something for Everybody, Pot Luck, Aloah from Hawaii via Satellite
Movie Titles: Jailhouse Rock, G.I. blues, Blue Hawaii, Fun in Acapulco, Viva Las Vegas

🎵Roger Donley — Death Anniversary — b.10/13/1922 d.8/16/1995 (72)
Tubist
Group Names: Spike Jones & The City Slickers

🎭Phil Leeds — Death Anniversary — b.4/6/1916 d.8/16/1998 (82)
Actor, Comedian

Idi Amin — Death Anniversary — b.1/1/1926 d.8/16/2003 (77)
Head of State, Uganda
Names/Places: LN:Dada
Misc: Uganda president; the most amazing man that you ever seen; he’s the general, the president, the king of the sea!

🎭Glen Chin — Death Anniversary — b.1/27/1948 N.S. d.8/16/2018 N.S. (70)
Actor, American
Movie Titles: 50 First Dates, Hollywood Hong Kong

🎭Anna Quayle — Death Anniversary — b.10/6/1932 N.S. d.8/16/2019 N.S. (86)
Stage Actress, English
Movie Titles: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, A Hard Day’s Night, Casino Royale, The Seven-Per-Cent Solution

🎨✍🎭Richard (Animator) Williams — Death Anniversary — b.3/19/1933 N.S. d.8/16/2019 N.S. (86)
Animator, Screenwriter, Voice Actor, Director, British, Canadian
Misc: was a film title sequence designer and animator
Movie Titles: Who Framed Roger Rabbit? (animation director)

🎭Sean Lock — Death Anniversary — b.4/26/1963 N.S. d.8/16/2021 N.S. (58)
Comedian, Panelist, English
TV Shows: 8 Out of 10 Cats

Related Events on This Date

In 1947, “Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)”, by Phil Harris entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1956, Actor Bela Lugosi died at his home in Los Angeles at the age of 73. Heʹs best known for playing Dracula in the movies.

In 1962, Beatles manager Brian Epstein informed drummer Pete Best that he was fired and that he was being replaced by Richard Starkey (Ringo Starr). In the days before Ringo was available, Johnny “Hutch” Hutchinson filled in as Beatles drummer. I guess he didnʹt perform his…Best.

In 1963, HOT NEW ALBUM ALLAN SHERMANʹs “MY SON THE NUT” includes “HELLO MUDDUH HELLO FADDUH”

In 1966, “Fantastic Voyage” starring Raquel Welch shrunk to microscopic size premiered at Graumanʹs Chinese Theater.

In 1966, “Think Ethnic” album by Smothers Brothers was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1967, “The Steve Allen Show”, TV Variety, last aired on CBS, syndicated 1967-69, 76.

In 1969, Disneyland attendance hits a record 82,516 visitors in one day.

In 1969, Woodstock Festival, second day of three day event (see August 15 for details).

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar”, by Archies entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1974, Punk was launched in the United States when the Ramones played its first gig at CBGB in New York.

In 1975, “The Dick Cavett Show”, TV Talk Show, moved to CBS.

In 1977, The King is dead. Elvis Presley died in his Memphis mansion, Graceland. According to Presleyʹs girlfriend, Ginger Alden, she awoke in the afternoon and noticed he was not in bed. She found in lying on the floor of the bathroom. Efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful and at 3:30 p.m. he was pronounced dead. According to reports, the death resulted from coronary arrhythmia. Within the next couple of days, the death becomes one of the biggest media events in the past twenty years. It also sparks debates on whether or not the death was staged and if he was still alive and well. Within a few hours after the announcement, thousands of fans are enroute to Memphis to pay their respects. Elvis Presley was 42. Where were you when you heard the news?

In 1979, “My Sharona” single by The Knack was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1985, “The Dukes Of Hazzard”, TV Adventure; last aired on CBS.

In 1987, Thousands of people prayed and meditated for universal peace this day, as the much publicized Harmonic Convergence took place. Ancient prophecies were supposed to come true — along with predictions of alien visits. People gathered in 20 sites around the world to freet the New Age at the Harmonic Convergence, the alignment of our Solar Systemʹs planets; it was the dawm of the new age. Yeah, right.

In 1992, Brigitte Bardot and Bernard DʹOrmale, Marriage.

In 2003, Idi Amin, the former dictator of Uganda, died in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia; he was believed to have been 80.

Movie Releases On This Date

In 1985, “The Bride” was released in movie theaters by Columbia Pictures; Franc Roddam (director); Lloyd Fonvielle (screenplay); Sting, Jennifer Beals, Clancy Brown, Geraldine Page, David Rappaport, Anthony Higgins, Alexei Sayle, Veruschka von Lehndorff, Quentin Crisp, Cary Elwes, Phil Daniels, Timothy Spall, Ken Campbell, Guy Rolfe, Tony Haygarth, Janine Duvitski, John Sharp, Jack Birkett, Gerry Crampton; Horror; Live Action

In 1985, “The Return of the Living Dead” was released in movie theaters by Orion Pictures; Dan O’Bannon (director/screenplay); Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Thom Mathews, Beverly Randolph, John Philbin, Jewel Shepard, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Brian Peck, Linnea Quigley, Mark Venturini, Jonathan Terry, Cathleen Cordell, Allan Trautman, John Durbin, Drew Deighan, James Dalesandro, Terrence Houlihan, Jerome Coleman, Cherry Davis, David Bond; Comedy, Horror; Live Action

In 1985, “Volunteers” was released in movie theaters by TriStar Pictures; Nicholas Meyer (director); Keith F. Critchlow, David Isaacs, Ken Levine (screenplay); Tom Hanks, John Candy, Rita Wilson, Tim Thomerson, Gedde Watanabe, George Plimpton, Allan Arbus, Xander Berkeley, Ernest Harada; Comedy; Live Action

In 1989, “Rude Awakening” was released in movie theaters by Orion Pictures / Aaron Russo Productions / Cineplex Odeon Films; David Greenwalt, Aaron Russo (directors); Neil Levy, Richard LaGravenese (screenplay); Cheech Marin, Eric Roberts, Julie Hagerty, Robert Carradine, Buck Henry, Louise Lasser, Cindy Williams, Andrea Martin, Cliff DeYoung, Tom Sizemore, Rae Dawn Chong, Timothy Leary; Comedy; Live Action

In 1989, “Uncle Buck” was released in movie theaters by Universal Pictures / Hughes Entertainment; John Hughes (director/screenplay); John Candy, Amy Madigan, Jean Louisa Kelly, Macaulay Culkin, Gaby Hoffmann, Jay Underwood, Laurie Metcalf, Garrett M. Brown, Elaine Bromka, Brian Tarantina, Suzanne Shepherd, Mike Starr, William Windom; Comedy; Live Action

In 1991, “Mystery Date” was released in movie theaters by Orion Pictures; Jonathan Wacks (director); Parker Bennett, Terry Runte (screenplay); Ethan Hawke, Teri Polo, Brian McNamara, Fisher Stevens, BD Wong, Tony Rosato, Don S. Davis, James Hong, Victor Wong, Ping Wu, Jerry Wasserman, Terry David Mulligan, Merrilyn Gann, Michele Little, Dave “Squatch” Ward, Peter Williams; Comedy; Live Action

In 1996, “Tales from the Crypt presents Bordello of Blood” was released in movie theaters by Universal Pictures; Gilbert Adler (director/screenplay); A.L. Katz (screenplay); Dennis Miller, Erika Eleniak, Angie Everhart, Chris Sarandon, Corey Feldman, Aubrey Morris, Phil Fondacaro, John Kassir, Juliet Reagh, Eli Gabay, Matt Hill, Eric Keenleyside, Robert Munic, William Sadler, Whoopi Goldberg; Comedy, Horror; Live Action

In 1996, “Bordello of Blood” was released by Universal Studios; Gilbert Adler (director/screenplay); A. L. Katz (screenplay); Dennis Miller, Erika Eleniak, Angie Everhart, Chris Sarandon, Corey Feldman, Aubrey Morris, Phil Fondacaro, John Kassir; Comedy, Horror, Live Action

In 1996, “Tin Cup” was released in movie theaters by Warner Bros. Pictures / Regency Enterprises; Ron Shelton (director/screenplay); John Norville (screenplay); Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Cheech Marin, Don Johnson, Rex Linn, Linda Hart, Dennis Burkley, Lou Myers, Richard Lineback, George Perez, Mickey Jones, Michael Milhoan, Jim Nantz, Ken Venturi, Ben Wright, Phil Mickelson, Craig Stadler, John Cook, Johnny Miller, Lee Janzen, Billy Mayfair, Corey Pavin, Fred Couples, Peter Jacobsen, Gary McCord, Frank Chirkinian, Peter Kostis, Jimmy Roberts, George Michael, Lance Barrow, Brian Hammonds; Romance, Comedy; Live Action

In 1996, “The Wife” was released in movie theaters by Artistic License; Tom Noonan (director/screenplay); Tom Noonan, Wallace Shawn, Karen Young, Julie Hagerty; Comedy, Drama; Live Action

In 1998, “National Lampoon’s Men in White” was released on television by FOX Family Channel / National Lampoon / Saban Entertainment; Scott Levy (director); Rob Kerchner, Scott Sandin (screenplay); Tom Wilson, Karim Prince, Barry Bostwick, M. Emmet Walsh, Brion James, Wigald Boning, Ben Stein, George Kennedy, Donna D’Errico, Don Stroud, John Bishop, Patricia Elliott, Melissa Rivers, Carlos Bernard, Michael James McDonald, Jennifer Coolidge, Dave Fennoy, Dee Bradley Baker, Danny Mann, Susan Silo, Bobby Edner, Rodger Halston, Charles Philip Moore, John Rizzi, Amy Kidd, Blaine Etcheverry, Lacey Taylor Robbins, Paul Di Franco, Rob Kerchner, Corliss Bernard, Glenn Hermans, Kathleen Lantos, Kevin Lee, Michael Reardon, Joe Ruffo, Mary Ann Schmidt, Seth Bailey, Sebastian Mitzig, Preston Ahearn, Manny Fernandez, James Brise; Comedy, Sci-Fi; Live Action

In 2002, “The Adventures of Pluto Nash” was released in movie theaters by Warner Bros. Pictures / Castle Rock Entertainment / Village Roadshow Pictures; Ron Underwood (director); Neil Cuthbert (screenplay); Eddie Murphy, Randy Quaid, Rosario Dawson, Joe Pantoliano, Jay Mohr, Luis Guzmán, James Rebhorn, Pam Grier, Burt Young, Peter Boyle, John Cleese, Lillo Brancato, Victor Varnado, Miguel A. Núñez Jr., Illeana Douglas, Mark Camacho, Alec Baldwin, Serge Houde, Alissa Kramer, Heidi Kramer, Stu “Large” Riley, Terry Haig, Cornelia Sharpe; Comedy; Live Action

In 2002, “The Princess and the Pea” was released in movie theaters by Swan Productions; Mark Swan (director); Ken Cromar, Forrest S. Baker (screenplay); Amanda Waving, Steven Webb, Dan Finnerty, Nigel Lambert, Lincoln Hoppe, Ronan Vibert; Fantasy; Animation

Unusual Songs Charting in the U.S.

In 1947, “Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)” by Tex Williams charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1947, “Temptation (Tim-Tayshun)” by Red Ingle, Jo Stafford And The Natural Seven charted at number 2 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1952, “Botch-A-Me (Ba-Ba-Baciami Piccina)” by Rosemary Clooney charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Splish Splash” by Bobby Darin charted at number 4 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Willie And The Hand Jive” by The Johnny Otis Show charted at number 9 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Yakety Yak” by The Coasters charted at number 11 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Fever” by Peggy Lee charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Western Movies” by The Olympics charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Bird Dog” by The Everly Brothers charted at number 34 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Chantilly Lace” by The Big Bopper charted at number 38 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “The Purple People Eater” by Sheb Wooley charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “Summertime Blues” by Eddie Cochran charted at number 52 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “No Chemise, Please” by Gerry Granahan charted at number 59 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1958, “The Purple People Eater Meets The Witch Doctor” by Joe South charted at number 89 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “In The Year 2525 (Exordium And Terminus)” by Zager And Evans charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “A Boy Named Sue” by Johnny Cash charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Quentin’s Theme” by Charles Randolph Grean Sounde charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Sugar, Sugar” by The Archies charted at number 24 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Along Came Jones” by Ray Stevens charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “Moonflight” by Vik Venus charted at number 53 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1969, “On Campus” by Dickie Goodman charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Why Can’t We Be Friends?” by War charted at number 7 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Theme From ‘The Rockford Files’” by Mike Post charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Tush” by ZZ Top charted at number 31 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Black Superman (Muhammad Ali)” by Johnny Wakelin And The Kinshasa Band charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Theme From ‘Jaws’” by John Williams And His Orchestra charted at number 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “Por Amor Viviremos (Love Will Keep Us Together)” by The Captain And Tennille charted at number 86 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1975, “I Got Stoned And I Missed It” by Jim Stafford charted at number 89 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me” by Billy Joel charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Empire Strikes Back (medley)” by Meco charted at number 18 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Legend Of Wooley Swamp” by The Charlie Daniels Band charted at number 84 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “The Breaks (Part 1)” by Kurtis Blow charted at number 101 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1980, “You May Be Right” by The Chipmunks charted at number 104 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Rumors” by Timex Social Club charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Yankee Rose” by David Lee Roth charted at number 23 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Velcro Fly” by ZZ Top charted at number 43 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1986, “Paranoimia” by The Art Of Noise With Max Headroom charted at number 93 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “MmmBop” by Hanson charted at number 25 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 1997, “ESPN Presents The Jock Jam” by Various Artists charted at number 33 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2003, “Celebrity” by Brad Paisley charted at number 31 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2008, “Bartender Song (aka Sittin’ At A Bar)” by Rehab With Hank Williams Jr. charted at number 82 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

In 2014, “Girl In A Country Song” by Maddie And Tae charted at number 71 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart

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