💰🎵Art Rupe -- is 104 in the year 2021 and 105 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1917
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, Music Producer
Misc: founder of Specialty Records
✍⛪🎭Bob Newhart -- is 92 in the year 2021 and 93 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1929
Hall of Famer, Comedy Writer, Roman Catholic, TV Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Oak Park, IL; FN:Geroge Robert; NN:The Button-Down Mind
Album Titles: The Button-Down Mind of Bob Newhart
TV Shows: Bob Newhart Show (1960s version as host), The Bob Newhart Show (70s sitcom as Dr. Robert "Bob" Hartley), Newhart (as Dick Loudon), Bob (as Bob McKay)
Movie Titles: In and Out
🎭🎵Carol Lawrence -- is 87 in the year 2021 and 88 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1934
Soap Actress, TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Melrose Park, IL; RN:Carolina Maria Laraia; Robert Goulet's ex-wife
TV Shows: General Hospital
Movie Titles: West Side Story
⚛⛪Werner Erhard -- is 86 in the year 2021 and 87 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1935
Names/Places: RN:John Paul "Jack" Rosenberg
Misc: author of transformational models and applications.
🏆⚾Bill Mazeroski -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1936
Hall of Famer, MLB Second Baseman
Misc: 10x All-Star, 8x Gold Glove, 2x World Series champ; career .260 hitter who won the 1960 World Series for Pittsburgh with a lead-off HR in the bottom of the ninth inning of Game 7; the pitcher was Ralph Terry of the NY Yankees, the count was 1-0 and the score was tied 9-9; also a sure-fielder, Maz won 8 gold gloves in 17 seasons; Pirates #9 retired
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates (1956-1972)
✍Jonathan Kozol -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1936
Author, Writer, Educator
Misc: best known for his books on public education in the U.S.
⚖John Claggett Danforth -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1936
🎭William Devane -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1939 N.S.
Names/Places: b. in Albany, New York
Misc: he turned down the Sam Malone role in "Cheers"; some say '37 or '39
TV Shows: From Here to Eternity, Knots Landing (as Gregory Sumner), Phenom (as Lou Del La Rosa), The Grinder (as Dean Sanderson Sr.), 24 (as James Heller), Jesse Stone
Movie Titles: Interstellar, The Dark Knight Rises, Marathon Man
🎭🏆George Lazenby -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1939
Actor, Producer, Model, Australian
Misc: a forgotten James Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service
Movie Titles: Gettsburg, Who Saw Her Die?, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, The Return of the Man From U.N.C.L.E., The Shrine of Ultimate Bliss, The Master, Never Too Young To Die
🏆🏈Billy Kilmer -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1939 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NFL Quarterback, College Football Player
Names/Places: FN:William Orland
Misc: Super Bowl VII; in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of California Los Angeles, San Francisco 49ers (1961-1966), New Orleans Saints (1967-1970), Washington Redskins (1971-1978)
Claudette Colvin -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1939 N.S.
Civil Rights Leader
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🎭Gloria Calomee -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1940
Misc: retired from acting in 1980
Movie Titles: The Reivers, Rollercoaster, Madigan, The Long Days of Summer
🎭🏆Raquel Welch -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1940 N.S.
Actress, Producer, Exerciser
Names/Places: b. in San Diego; RLN:Tejada
Misc: some say b. 1942 but that's incorrect
TV Shows: Central Park West (as Dianna Brock)
Movie Titles: The Three Musketeers, Fantastic Voyage, Legally Blonde, The Four Musketeers, Thunderball
🎭🎵Don Underhill -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1941 N.S.
TV Shows: The Mickey Mouse Club
🎵Joe Long -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1941
Group Names: Four Seasons
✍🎭Werner Herzog -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1942
Screenwriter, Producer/Director, German
Movie Titles: Grizzly Man, Rescue Dawn, Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Encounters at the End of the World
🎭Rod Arrants -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1944
TV Shows: Search for Tomorrow, Young & Restless, Days of Our Lives
Movie Titles: Rent, Ape
🎵Al Stewart -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1945
Composer/Songwriter, Adult-Pop Singer, Folk Singer/Guitarist, Scottish
Song Titles: Time Passages, Year Of The Cat
Album Titles: Year of the Cat
🎭Dennis Dugan -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1946 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Director
TV Shows: Rich Man Poor Man, Richie Brockelman (star)
Movie Titles: Grown Ups (series), Happy Gilmore, You Don't Mess with the Zohan, Big Daddy
🎭🎵Loudon Wainwright III -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1946
TV/Movie Actor, Composer, Songwriter, Novelty Singer, Folk Singer/Guitarist
Song Titles: Dead Skunk
🏆🏈Jerry LeVias -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1946
Hall of Famer, NFL Wide Receiver, College Football Player
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: Southern Methodist University, Houston Oilers (1969-1970), San Diego Chargers (1971-1974)
🎭Annette Gorman -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1947
Misc: retired frpm acting in 1969
Movie Titles: Batman: The Movie, A Time for Dying, Five Finger Exercise
🎵🎷🎸Mel Collins -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1947 N.S.
Flautist, Jazz Saxophonist, Soul Musician, Classic Rock Musician, Isle Of Man
Group Names: King Crimson, Kokomo
🏆🏈Jim White -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1948
Misc: Super Bowl XI
Sports Teams: Minnesota Vikings
🎵🎷🎸David "Clem" Clempson -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1949 N.S.
Songwriter, Jazz Musician, Rock & Roll Guitarist, English
Misc: was a member of many groups
Group Names: Uriah Heep, Humble Pie, Colosseum
🎭Kathy Cronkite -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1950
Names/Places: Walter's daughter
Movie Titles: Network, Billy Jack Goes to Washington, Which Way is Up?, The Trial of Billy Jack
🎨Cathy Guisewite -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1950
Comic Strip Cartoonist
🎭🏆Patti McGuire -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1951
TV Producer, Model, Playmate
Misc: November 1976; Playboy Playmate of the Year 1977
🎭Michael Keaton -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1951
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Pittsburgh; RLN:Douglas
Misc: he chose "Keaton" as his last name because his fav actress is Diane Keaton; starred in many TV flops in the 1970s and 1980s
TV Shows: All's Fair, Working Stiffs, Mary, Report to Murphy
Movie Titles: Beetlejuice, Batman the movie, Mr. Mom, Night Shift, Multiplicity, Jackie Brown, Jack Frost, White Noise, Herbie Fully Loaded, Post Grad
🎵🎸Johnny Hernandez -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1951
Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: Oingo Boingo
🎭🎵Rick Moses -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1952
Actor, Songwriter, Singer
Names/Places: William's brother
Misc: retired from acting in 1986
TV Shows: Young Daniel Boone (star)
Movie Titles: Avalanche
🎭🎵🎸David Glen Eisley -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1952
Actor, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer
Movie Titles: Action Jackson, Stone Cold, Spanish Judges
🎵Paulie Carmen -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1953
Song Titles: How Bout Us
🎭Debbie Turner-Larson -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1956
Misc: retired from acting in 1979
Movie Titles: North Dallas Forty, The Sound of Music (as Marta Von Trapp)
🏆🎾Steve Denton -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1956
Misc: holder of the record for the world's fastest tennis serve, clocked with modern equipment at 138 mph.
🏆🏈🏁Willie Gault -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1960
NFL Wide Receiver, Bobsledder, Model, Olympic Athlete
Sports Teams: Chicago Bears, Los Angeles Raiders
🏆⚾Candy Maldonado -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1960
MLB Player, Puerto Rican
Sports Teams: San Francisco Giants, Toronto Blue Jays, Milwaukee Brewers, Cleveland Indians
🎭John Cassisi -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1962
Misc: retired from acting in 1982
TV Shows: Fish (as Victor Kreutzer, also on Barney Miller)
Movie Titles: Bugsy Malone
🎭Kristian Alfonso -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1963
TV/Soap Actress, TV Hostess
Names/Places: RN:Kristian Joy Alfonso Macquley
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives (as Hope Williams Brady and Princess Gina), Falcon Crest (as Pilar Ortega Cumson), Love Stories, Melrose Place (as Lauren)
Movie Titles: Army of One
🏆🏈Tim McKyer -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1963
Misc: Superbowl XXXII
Sports Teams: Denver Broncos
🏆⚾Jeff Brantley -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1963
🎭🎵Terry Ellis -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1963
Actress, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: En Vogue
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🏆🏀Ken Norman -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1964
🏆🏈Tony Martin -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1965
🎵🎸Arnel Pineda -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1967 N.S.
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer, Phillipean
Group Names: Journey (lead since 2007)
🏆🏀Dennis Scott -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1968
NBA Forward, NBA Guard
🎭🎵🎸Brad Wilk -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1968
Actor, Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: Rage Against The Machine, Audioslave
🎭Mariko Kouda -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1969
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Japanese
Misc: voice actress, J-Pop singer, and radio personality
TV Shows: Smile PreCure!, Kanon
Movie Titles: Dirty Pair Flash, Marmalade Boy
🎭🎵🎸Dweezil Zappa -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1969
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: RFMN:Ian Donald Calvin Euclid; Gail & Frank's son
Group Names: Z, soloist
Song Titles: My Mother Is A Space Cadet
TV Shows: ex-MTV jock; Normal Life (as Jake Harlow); Duckman (as Ajax), Happy Hour (USA Network)
🎭Johnny Vegas -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1970 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Producer, English
Names/Places: RN: Michael Joseph Pennington
TV Shows: Ideal
Movie Titles: The Libertine, The Brothers Grimsby, Sex Lives of the Potato Men
🏆🏈Brad Hopkins -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1970
🏆🏈Willie Clay -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1970
🏆⚾Michael "Mike" Potts -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1970 N.S.
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🎵🎸Will Hunt -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1971 N.S.
Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: Evanessence, Dark New Day, Black Label Society, Skrape
🏆🏈Tom Carter -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1972
🏆⚾Jimmy Haynes -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1972
🎭Rose McGowan -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1973
Actress, English, Italian
TV Shows: Charmed (as Paige Matthews 2001-06)
Movie Titles: Planet Terror, Death Proof, Scream
✍🎭🎵Paddy Considine -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1973 N.S.
Screenwriter, Actor, Director, Musician, English
Names/Places: RN:Patrick George Considine
Movie Titles: The Bourne Ultimatum, In America, Dead Man's Shows, Cinderella Man
🎭🎵Carice Van Houten -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1976
Actress, Producer, Singer, Dutch (Netherlands)
TV Shows: Game of Thornes (as Melisandre)
Movie Titles: Black Book, Repo Men, Valkyrie
🎵Keith Harris -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1976 N.S.
Music Producer, Songwriter, Musician, Multi-instrumentalist, Drummer
🏆🏀Nazr Mohammed -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1977 N.S.
Sports Teams: Atlanta Hawks, San Antonio Spurs
🏆🏈Leonard Davis -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1978
NFL Guard, NFL Tackle
🎵Lina Santiago -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1978
Singer, Dance-Pop Performer
Song Titles: Feels So Good (Show Me Your Love)
🎭🏆Courtney Sixx -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1985 N.S.
🎵🎸Kyle O'Quin -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1985 N.S.
Alternative Rock Keyboardist
Group Names: "Portugal. The Man"
🎭Andrew Ducote -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1986
Actor, Cameraperson, Cinematographer
TV Shows: Dave's World (as Willie Barry)
Movie Titles: Inside Out, The Secret Kingdom
🎭Brittany Furlan -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1986 N.S.
🏆🏈Colt McCoy -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1986 N.S.
👑Prince Pierre -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1987
Names/Places: Princess Caroline & Stefano Casiraghi's son
🎭Paton Lee Lamas -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1988
Names/Places: aka Paton Ashbrook; Daphne & Lorenzo's daughter
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🎭🎵Emmy Raver-Lampman -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1988 N.S.
🎭Katerina Graham -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1989
Actress, Producer, Swiss
Names/Places: aka Kat Graham; RN: Katerina Alexandre Hartford Graham
TV Shows: The Vampire Diaries (as Bonnie Bennett)
Movie Titles: 17 Again, The Parent Trap, The Roommate
🏆⛸Kim Yu-Na -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1990
Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete, South Korean
🏆🏀Lance Stephenson -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1990 N.S.
Sports Teams: Indiana Pacers, Charlotte Hornets, Los Angeles Clippers
🎭Skandar Keynes -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1991
Actor, Director, English
Movie Titles: the Chronicles of Narnia (series)
🎭Jeremy Bergman -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1992
TV Shows: Third Watch (as Monte "Doc" Parker)
Movie Titles: The Station Agent, Kicking and Screaming, Dudley Do-Right
Eleanor Jasmine Lambert -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1993
Names/Places: Diane Lane & Christopher's girl
Liam McAllister Stewart -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1994
Names/Places: Rachel Hunter & Rod's boy
🎭Helena Barlow -- is 23 in the year 2021 and 24 in the year 2022; b.9/5/1998 N.S.
Movie Titles: Horrid Henry: The Movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2
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Natashya Lorien Hawley -- is 21 in the year 2021 and 22 in the year 2022; b.9/5/2000
Names/Places: Tori Amos and Mark's daughter
Kaya Jordan Gerber -- is 20 in the year 2021 and 21 in the year 2022; b.9/5/2001
Names/Places: Cindy Crawford and Rande's daughter
Makena Grace Burton -- is 18 in the year 2021 and 19 in the year 2022; b.9/5/2003
Names/Places: Sheree and Steve's daughter
Henry Story Driver -- is 13 in the year 2021 and 14 in the year 2022; b.9/5/2008
Names/Places: Minnie's son
👑King Louis VIII Of France -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1187 d.11/8/1226 (39)
Misc: ruled 1223-?
👑King Louis XIV Of France -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1638 O.S. or 9/16/1638 N.S. d.9/1/1715 (76)
Names/Places: NN:The Sun King
Misc: he financially ruined France for reigning too long (1643-1715) for 72 years & 100 days
⚖Sir Robert Walpole -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/26/1676 O.S. or 9/5/1676 N.S. d.3/18/1745 O.S. (68) or 3/29/1745 N.S. (68)
Prime Minister, Statesman, English
Misc: the first prime minister of England (1721-42)
🎵Johann Christian Bach -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1735 N.S. d.1/1/1782 N.S. (46)
Names/Places: NN:The English Bach; Johann Sebastian's son
Misc: He composed operas in the Italian style but also played organ like his dad.
🎵Johann Friedrich Gottlieb Beckman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1737 d.??/??/1792
Names/Places: J. S. Bach's son
🎖👑Mikhail Kutuzov -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1745 Ju-1 or 9/16/1745 N.S. d.4/16/1813 Ju-1 (67) or 4/28/1813 N.S. (67)
General, Prince, Russian
💰George Huntington Hartford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1833 d.8/29/1917 (83)
Misc: founded A&P Grocery chain
Jesse James -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1847 d.4/3/1882 (34)
Names/Places: b. in Kearney, MO; MN:Woodson
Misc: the notorious outlaw; was shot to death in St. Joseph, Missouri, by Robert Ford, a member of his own gang
💰Jack Daniel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1850 d.10/10/1911 (61)
Misc: an American distiller and the founder of Jack Daniel's Tennessee whiskey distillery.
⚛Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/17/1857 N.S. or 9/5/1857 Ju-1 d.9/19/1935 N.S. (78)
Misc: father of Cosmonautics, rocketry & space research
✍Sir Walter Raleigh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1861 d.5/13/1922 (60)
🏆⚾Napoleon "Nap" Lajoie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1875 N.S. d.2/7/1959 N.S. (83)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Second Baseman
Names/Places: aka Larry
Misc: the sixth player to be inducted into baseball Hall of Fame, the third player to hit 3,000 (3,252), played on Cleveland teams (1902-1915), Cleveland manager (1905-1909), shortstop who batted .422 in 1901 and his 3,252 hits is still tenth on the all-time list. Lajoie hit 82 home runs in a career when 10 home runs in a year was enough to win the home run title (which he did, with 10, in 1897).
Sports Teams: Philadelphia Phillies (1896-1900), Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1902), Cleveland Naps (1902-1914), Philadelphia Athletics (1915-1916), Cleveland Naps (manager 1905-1909)
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⚛Frank Baldwin Jewett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1879 d.11/18/1949 (70)
Misc: electrical engineer and first president of the Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc., who directed research in telephony, telegraphy, and radio and television communications.
🏆🏁🏃Mel Sheppard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1884 d.1/4/1942 (57)
Misc: middle-distance runner, the first to win two gold medals in individual events in the Olympic Games.
🏆🏒Gordon William "Doc" Roberts -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1891 N.S. d.9/2/1966 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, NHL Left Wing, NHL Forward, Canadian
Names/Places: RFMN:Gordon William
Sports Teams: Ottawa Hockey Club, Montreal Wanderers, Vancouver Millionaires, Seattle Metropolitans
🎭George Beatty -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1895 d.8/6/1971 (75)
💰Doko Toshio -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1896 d.8/4/1988 (91)
Misc: Toshiba Corp.
💰🏆🎾Arthur Charles Nielsen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1897 d.6/1/1980 (82)
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, Tennis Player
Misc: Marketing research engineer; A.C. Nielsen Co. founder
🏆⚾Max Bishop -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1899 d.2/24/1962 (62)
Names/Places: NN:Camera Eye
🎭Florence Eldridge -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1901 d.8/1/1988 (86)
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RLN:McKechnie; Frederic March's wife
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💰Morris B. Zale -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1901 d.3/8/1995 (93)
Misc: founder of the Zale Corp jewelry chain
💰🎭Darryl F. Zanuck -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1902 d.12/22/1979 (77)
Businessperson, Movie Actor, Film Executive, Movie Producer
Names/Places: b. in Wahoo, NE
Misc: 20th Century Pictures founder
Movie Titles: Grapes of Wrath, All About Eve, The Longest Day
✍Arthur Koestler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1905 N.S. d.3/1/1983 N.S. (77)
🎵Sunnyland Slim -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1906 d.3/17/1995 (88)
Hall of Famer, Composer, Singer, Pianist, Blues Performer
Names/Places: RN:Albert Luandeew
🎨Lathrop Douglass -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1907 d.1/21/1981 N.S. (73)
Misc: an architect and urban planner who was a pioneer in the design of shopping centers in the United States and Europe
🎭Kenny Delmar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1910 d.7/14/1984 (73)
TV/Radio Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: The 'That's a joke, son!' man
TV Shows: Fred Allen Show (as Senator Claghorn, a character Warner Brothers used for its cartoon character Foghorn Leghorn)
🎨✍🎵John Cage -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1912 d.8/12/1992 (79)
Painter, Author, Essayist, Poet, Composer, Musician, Pianist, Gay
Misc: Avant-garde; 20th century music revolutionizer with 12-tone scales
🎭Jack Buetel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1915 d.6/27/1989 (73)
🎭Nora Marlowe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1915 d.12/31/1977 (62)
TV Shows: The Governor & JJ, The Waltons (as Flossie Brimmer)
🎨Pedro Eduardo Guerrero -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1917 d.9/13/2012 (95)
🎭Jack Valenti -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1921 d.4/26/2007 (85)
Names/Places: b. in Houston, Texas
Misc: Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and Motion Picutres Association President
🏆⚽Robert "Bob" W. Craddock -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1923 N.S. d.3/28/2003 N.S. (79)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player
✍📰Justin Daniel "Joe" Kaplan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1925 N.S. d.3/2/2014 N.S. (88)
Book Titles: Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
🏆⚽Malcolm Allison -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1927 d.10/14/2010 (83)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, English
Misc: centre half and manager
📰⚖Paul A. Volcker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1927 N.S. d.12/8/2019 N.S. (92)
Economist, Government Official
Misc: ex-federal reserve board chairman under Presidents Carter and Reagan
🏆⚽Robert Annis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1928 d.3/31/1995 (66)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Olympic Athlete
Misc: defender position
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🎵🎷Albert Mangelsdorff -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1928 d.7/25/2005 (76)
Composer, Trombonist, Bandleader, Jazz Musician, German
🎵Richie Powell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1931 d.6/26/1956 (24)
Names/Places: Bud's brother
🎭Eddie Carroll -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1933 d.4/6/2010 (76)
Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: Voice of Jiminy Crickett
🏆🥊Carl Ray Stevens -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1935 d.5/3/1996 (60)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: wrestled under the names as Ray Stevens, Ray "The Crippler" Stevens, or Ray "Blond Bomber" Stevens
🎵John Stewart -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1939 d.1/19/2008 (68)
Songwriter, Singer, Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in San Diego, California
Group Names: Kingston Trio, soloist
🎵Claudette Orbison -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1941 d.6/6/1966 (24)
Names/Places: Roy's wife
Misc: died in a motorcycle accident
🎵Joe "Speedo" Frazier -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1943 N.S. d.4/1/2014 N.S. (70)
Group Names: Impalas
🎵🎸Freddie Mercury -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1946 d.11/24/1991 (45)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer, British
Names/Places: b. in Zanzibar; RN:Frederick Bulsara
Misc: died in London of pneumonia brought on by AIDS; Weird Al parodied his group Queen's hit "Another One Bites The Dust" into "Another One Rides The Bus" shortly after it was released in 1980.
Group Names: Queen
Song Titles: Killer Queen, Bohemian Rhapsody, You're My Best Friend, Somebody To Love, We Are Thge Champions, We Will Rock You, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, Another One Bites The Dust, Under Pressure
Album Titles: Sheer Heart Attack, A Day at the Races, News of the World, Jazz, The Game
🎵🎸Dean Ford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1946 N.S. d.12/31/2018 N.S. (72)
Songwriter, Harmonicaist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, Scottish
Names/Places: RN:Thomas McAleese
Group Names: Marmalade
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🎵🎸Buddy Miles -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1947 N.S. d.2/26/2008 N.S. (60)
Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: The Electric Flag, Jimi Hendrix's Band of Gypsys, The Buddy Miles Express, The Buddy Miles Band, Santana, Band of Gypsys, California Raisins
🎵Jamie Oldaker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1951 N.S. d.7/16/2020 N.S. (68)
Group Names: Tractors
🏆🏁🏃Graham Salmon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1952 d.10/??/1999 N.S. (0)
Misc: holder of the world's fastest 100 meters by a blind man
🎭Tommy Ford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1964 N.S. d.10/12/2016 N.S. (52)
Names/Places: aka Thomas Mikal Ford
Misc: sources don't agree on birthdate
TV Shows: Martin (as Tommy Strawn), The Parkers (as Mel Parker), New York Undercover (as Lt. Malcolm Barker)
Movie Titles: Harlem Nights, Across the Tracks, Love Ain't Supposed to Hurt 2: The Wedding
🎵🎸Ricky Parent -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/5/1966 d.10/27/2007 (41)
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Enuff Z'Nuff
✍🎖Choderlos De Laclos -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/18/1741 N.S. d.9/5/1803 N.S. (61)
Writer, Novelist, Army Officer, French
✍Auguste Comte -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/19/1798 d.9/5/1857 (59)
Misc: founder of sociology and Positivism
Crazy Horse -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/4/1849 d.9/5/1877 (27)
Tribal Chief, Native American
Misc: the last great Sioux indian tribe chief
✍⚛⚖Rudolf Virchow -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/13/1821 d.9/5/1902 (80)
Author, Scientist, Politician, Educator, German
Misc: father of cellular pathology
Big Joe Grimes -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/???? d.9/5/1903 (34)
Misc: largest man in the world 754lbs, 6'4"
📰💰🎵Franz Haberl -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/12/1840 d.9/5/1910 (70)
Publisher, Philanthropist, Musicologist, German
Misc: music publisher, church music school founder
🎖Arthur MacArthur -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/2/1845 d.9/5/1912 (67)
Names/Places: Douglas's dad
Misc: Lt. Gen'l of the Army
✍Charles Peguy-French -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/7/1873 d.9/5/1914 (41)
🎭Robert "Bobby" Harron -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/24/1893 N.S. d.9/5/1920 N.S. (27)
🎭Marcus Loew -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/7/1870 d.9/5/1927 (57)
Misc: head of Loew's Theater Chain that controlled MGM
🎨Richard Outcalt -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/14/1863 d.9/5/1928 (65)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Names/Places: LN SP: Outcault?
Misc: Yellow Kid; Buster Brown
🏆⚽John Thomson -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/28/1909 d.9/5/1931 (22)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish
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🎭Paul Bern -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/3/1889 d.9/5/1932 (42)
Film Executive, Movie Director
Names/Places: RLN:Levy; Jean Harlow's ex-
Misc: MGM exec
✍Gustave Kahn -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/21/1859 d.9/5/1936 (76)
Misc: literary theorist who claimed to be the inventor of; vers libre; ("free verse").
🎵Charles Kellogg -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/2/1868 d.9/5/1949 (80)
Misc: bird voices whistler
🎵🎷Al Killian -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/15/1916 d.9/5/1950 (33)
✍🎭Francis Ford -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/14/1881 d.9/5/1953 (72)
Writer, Actor, Director
✍Anne Parrish -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/12/1888 d.9/5/1957 (68)
Novelist, Children's Author
⚖Elizabeth Gurley Flynn -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/7/1890 d.9/5/1964 (74)
Presidential Aide, Feminist, Political Activist
✍🎭C. Gardner Sullivan -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/18/1884 N.S. d.9/5/1965 N.S. (80)
Screenwriter, Movie Producer
Misc: was a prolific writer with more than 350 films among his credits
🎵Josh White -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1908 d.9/5/1969 (54)
Guitarist, Blues Singer, Folk Singer
Misc: some say b. 1914 or 1915
🎵Mitchell Ayres -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/24/1910 d.9/5/1969 (58)
TV Shows: Perry Como Show, TV's Top Tunes, Kraft Music Hall, Hollywood Palace, King Family, Milton Berle Show
🏆🏈George Trafton -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/6/1896 d.9/5/1971 (74)
Hall of Famer, NFL Center
Sports Teams: Decatur/Chicago Staleys (1920-1921), Chicago Bears (1923-1932)
🏆⚾Jack Fournier -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/28/1889 d.9/5/1973 (83)
MLB First Baseman
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (1910s)
🎨Clarence Daniel Batchelor -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/1/1888 d.9/5/1977 (89)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
🎵George "Trio" Barnes -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/17/1921 N.S. d.9/5/1977 N.S. (56)
Misc: Swing-jazz style guitarist who claimed that he played the first electric guitar in 1931
🎵Joe Negroni -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/9/1940 d.9/5/1978 (37)
Hall of Famer, Baritone, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers
🎭Barbara Ann Loden -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/8/1937 d.9/5/1980 (43)
TV/Stage Actress, Director
TV Shows: Ernie Kovacs Show
🎭Richard Lane -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/28/1900 d.9/5/1982 (82)
Movie Titles: Boston Blacke (series)
⚛Sir Douglas Robert Bader -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/10/1910 d.9/5/1982 (72)
🏆🏈Claude "Buddy" Young -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/5/1926 N.S. d.9/5/1983 N.S. (57)
Misc: returned 2,514 yards in kickoffs with 2 TDs
Sports Teams: New York Yankees, Dallas Texans, Baltimore Colts
🎭Quinn Martin -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/22/1922 d.9/5/1987 (65)
Hall of Famer, TV Producer
TV Shows: The Fugitive, Barnaby Jones, Streets of San Francisco, Cannon
🎭Gert Fröbe -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1913 d.9/5/1988 (75)
Movie Actor, German
Movie Titles: Goldfinger (played the villian)
🎵Lawrence Brown -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/3/1907 d.9/5/1988 (81)
Group Names: Duke Ellington Orchestra
🎨🎵Peter "Hithouse" Slaghuis -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/20/1961 N.S. d.9/5/1991 N.S. (30)
Hairstylist, Songwriter, Radio Disc Jock, Dutch (Netherlands)
Misc: scratcher; sound engineer; of Video Kids "Woodpeckers From Space"; remixed Nu Shooz's "I Can't Wait" into a dance hit.
🏆⚾Billy Herman -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/7/1909 d.9/5/1992 (83)
Hall of Famer, MLB Player
Names/Places: RN:William Jennings Bryan
Sports Teams: Chicago Cubs (1931-1941), Brooklyn Dodgers (1941-1943, 1946), Boston Braves (1946), Pittsburgh Pirates (1947), Pittsburgh Pirates (manager 1947), Boston Red Sox (manager 1964-1966)
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✍Fritz Leiber Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/24/1910 d.9/5/1992 (81)
Novelist, Sci-fi Writer
Misc: Writer of sci-fi, fantasy, and horror.
🎭Claude Renoir -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/6/1914 d.9/5/1993 (78)
Cinematographer, Choreographer, French
Misc: some say d. at 79
Movie Titles: The Spy Who Loved Me
🏆🏈Bob Matheson -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/25/1944 d.9/5/1994 (49)
Misc: famous "no-name" defense team; Super Bowl XI, XII, XIII
Sports Teams: Miami Dolphins
🏆🥊Ike Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/10/1917 d.9/5/1994 (76)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Misc: one of the greatest lightweight boxers with a record of 123-25-5
🏆⚾Hank Aguirre -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/31/1931 d.9/5/1994 (63)
Misc: All-Star pitcher
Sports Teams: Detroit Tigers
🎵Louis Myers -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/18/1929 d.9/5/1994 (64)
Harmonicaist, Blues Guitarist
✍🎭Leonard Katzman -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/2/1927 d.9/5/1996 (69)
Writer, TV Producer, Director
Misc: producer of "Dallas" and dir'd many shows since the Golden Age including Gunsmoke, Wild Wild West and Hawaii Five-O, last did Walker, Texas Ranger
✍📰Leon Edel -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/9/1907 d.9/5/1997 (89)
Author, Journalist, Biographer
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⛪Mother Teresa -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/27/1910 d.9/5/1997 (87)
Religious Leader, Nun, Humanitarian, Italian
Names/Places: RN:Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu; NN:Saint of the Gutters
Misc: Nobel Peace Laureate; founded Missionaries of the Charity
🎵Sir Georg Solti -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/21/1912 d.9/5/1997 (84)
Musician, Conductor, Hungarian
Group Names: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
🎭Leo Penn -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/27/1921 d.9/5/1998 (77)
TV Shows: Cagney and Lacey, Little House on the Prarie, Magnum P.I.
🏆🥊Billy Soose -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/2/1915 d.9/5/1998 (83)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
🎵Sonny Knight -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/17/1934 d.9/5/1998 (64)
Names/Places: RN:Joey C. Smith
🎭Allen Funt -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/16/1914 d.9/5/1999 (84)
Variety Show Host
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: Candid Camera (master & creator)
🎵Katie Webster -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/1/1939 d.9/5/1999 (60)
Pianist, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: NN:The Swamp Boogie Queen
🏆🏈George Musso -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1910 d.9/5/2000 (90)
Hall of Famer, NFL Guard
Sports Teams: Chicago Bears (1933-1944)
Willie The Dog -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/18/1989 d.9/5/2001 (11)
Misc: my pet dog
✍📰🎭🏆Heywood "Hale" Broun -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1918 N.S. d.9/5/2001 N.S. (83)
Author, Journalist, Commentator, Actor, Sportscaster
✍⚛Justin "Cajun Chef" Wilson -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/24/1914 N.S. d.9/5/2001 N.S. (87)
🎭Jackie Kelk -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/6/1921 d.9/5/2002 (81)
Actor, Radio Actor
TV Shows: The Aldrich Family (as Homer Brown)
🎭Cliff Gorman -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/13/1936 d.9/5/2002 (65)
TV/Stage Actor, Jamaican
🎭🎵Giselle MacKenzie -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/10/1927 d.9/5/2003 (76)
TV/Radio Actress, Variety Show Hostess, Singer, Pianist, Violinist, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Winnipeg, Manitoba; RN:Marie Marguerite Louise Gisele LaFleche
TV Shows: Gisele MacKenzie Show, Your Hit Parade
🏆⚽Raymond Bernabei -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/26/1925 d.9/5/2008 (82)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player
Misc: a long time collegiate and professional referee
📰Robert Giroux -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/8/1914 d.9/5/2008 (94)
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🎵Joe South -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/28/1940 d.9/5/2012 (72)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Radio Disc Jock, Guitarist, Soul Singer
Misc: some say b. in 1942
Song Titles: Rose Garden (composer for Lynn Anderson)
🏆🏈Toddrick McIntosh -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/22/1972 d.9/5/2014 N.S. (42)
NFL Defensive End
📰Bruce Morton -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/28/1930 d.9/5/2014 (83)
Newscaster, Correspondent, Journalist
Misc: of CBS
🏆⚾Gene Elston -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/26/1922 N.S. d.9/5/2015 N.S. (93)
Hall of Famer, Baseball Announcer
Misc: Ford C. Frick Award winner in 2006; CBS Radio
Sports Teams: Houston Astros (announcer)
🎵Frederick "Dennis" Greene -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/11/1949 N.S. d.9/5/2015 N.S. (66)
Group Names: Sha Na Na
🎭Hugh O'Brian -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/19/1925 d.9/5/2016 N.S. (91)
Names/Places: b. in Rochester, N.Y.; RMLN:J. Krampke
Misc: WW2 at age 18; some say b. 1930
TV Shows: The Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp (star)
Movie Titles: Twins, The Shootist, Ten Little Indians
✍💰Phyllis Stewart Schlafly -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/15/1924 d.9/5/2016 N.S. (92)
Author, Leader, Political Activist
Misc: antifeminist; Eagle Forum Pres
⚛Nicolaas Bloembergen -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/11/1920 d.9/5/2017 N.S. (97)
Physicist, Dutch (Netherlands)
⚖Steve Merrill -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/21/1946 N.S. d.9/5/2020 N.S. (74)
Politician, Governor, Lawyer
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🎵🎷Gary Peacock -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/12/1935 N.S. d.9/5/2020 N.S. (85)
Teacher, Composer, Jazz Bassist
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In 1882, The nationʹs first Labor Day was celebrated with a parade in New York. (Although Labor Day now takes place on the first Monday of September, this initial celebration occurred on a Tuesday.)
In 1885, The first gasoline pump, invented by Jake D. Gumper, was delivered to a gasoline dealer in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
In 1901, The National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues was formed in Chicago this day. It became the first organized baseball league.
In 1906, Bradbury Robinson of Saint Louis University is recognized as throwing the first forward pass in football history. Robinsonʹs pass was caught by Jack Schneider in a game between Wisconsin and Carrol College at Waukesha, Wisconsin.
In 1923, Flyweights Gene LaRue and Kid Pancho KO each other simultaneously.
In 1927, Oswald The Lucky Rabbit, the cartoon character that was created by Walt Disney, first starred in his short "Trolley Troubles." Walter Lantz took over after Disney left and relaunched the Oswald shorts in 1929.
In 1945, 09 x 05 = 45
In 1950, Beetle Bailey, a Comic Strip by Mort Walker, debuts in newspapers.
In 1953, “The Sammy Kaye Show”, TV Music, last aired on NBC.
In 1955, Tennessee Ernie Ford sang his song “Sixteen Tons” on his daytime variety show. Fan mail poured in, and Ford recorded it two weeks later
In 1956, Johnny Cash hit the record charts running, with “I Walk The Line” on this day. Cashʹs debut hit song climbed to number 17 on the pop music charts.
In 1958, The first color, videotaped program was aired this day. It was “The Betty Freezor Show” on WBTV-TV in Charlotte, North Carolina. Itʹs unfortunately just as exciting on Memorex as it is live.
In 1958, The novel “Doctor Zhivago” by Russian author Boris Pasternak was published in the United States for the first time. No, please donʹt confuse him with the other doctor. Doctor Demento is not a parody of Doctor Zhivago!
In 1960, Cassius Clay of Louisville, Kentucky, won the gold medal in light heavyweight boxing at the Olympic Games in Rome, Italy this day. Clay would later change his name to Muhammad Ali and become one of the great boxing champions in the world. In 1996, at the Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia, Muhammad Ali had the honor of lighting the Olympic flame.
In 1960, R.C., “Hot Rod Lincoln” by Charlie Ryan and the Timberline Ridersʹs peaked at #33 on the pop singles chart.
In 1960, R.C., “Volare” by Bobby Rydell peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.
In 1960, “Mr. Custer”, by Larry Verne entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1960, “The Jan Murray Show”, TV Game Show?; debut on NBC.
In 1964, On the cover of TV Guide: “Lucille Ball”. Other Articles: Peter Lawford
In 1964, R.C., “And I Love Her” by The Beatles peaked at #12 on the pop singles chart.
In 1964, R.C., “The House Of The Rising Sun” by The Animals peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.
In 1964, “The Joey Bishop Show”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC, moved to CBS.
In 1966, The Jerry Lewis first Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon raised $1,002,114. It was also Johnny Olsonʹs first telethon as announcer.
In 1966, The “Flying Saucers” ride closes in Tomorrowland at Disneyland. The “Art of Animation” display in Disneyland closes. The “Astro-Jets” ride in Disneyland closes.
In 1966, “Hazel”, TV Comedy starring Shirley Booth; last aired on CBS.
In 1967, The crime drama “N.Y.P.D.” makes its debut on ABC. In their first case, the boys in blue break up a group thatʹs blackmailing gay people. Activist and media historian Vito Russo says itʹs the first network program to portray gay characters.
In 1967, Young Goldie Hawn tries out for the role of the wife in “Good Morning World,” the story of two disc jockeys played by Joby Baker and Ron Schell. But producer Sheldon Leonard tells her sheʹd be much better if she were cast as the spaced-out neighbor next door. Hawn asks to see the part — and Leonard confesses the lines havenʹt been written yet. In fact, the part didnʹt exist until he saw Hawn read for the other, dowdier role.
In 1967, “Good Morning World”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS.
In 1968, Herbert Khaury, known better as Tiny Tim, sues Bouguet Records for $1 million in damages when the record label releases early recordings of Khaury whithout his permission.
In 1969, “Art Linkletterʹs House Party”, TV Variety, which began on radio '44; last aired on CBS.
In 1970, On the cover of TV Guide: “Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and Lucille Ball”. Other Articles: Bewitched, Bert Parks
In 1970, “George Of The Jungle”, TV Cartoon Show, Jay Wardʹs jungle; last aired on ABC.
In 1970, “Get It Together”, TV Music; last aired on ABC. The show couldnʹt get it together, so it was gone.
In 1970, “The Archie Comedy Hour”, TV Cartoon Show, last aired on CBS.
In 1970, “The Banana Splits Adventure Hour”, TV Childrens; last aired on NBC.
In 1970, “The Wacky Races”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on CBS.
In 1970, “Underdog”, TV Cartoon Show, last aired on NBC.
In 1971, “Discovery”, TV Childrens; last aired on ABC.
In 1972, “Terrorists at the Olympics” In the middle of the night, Arab guerillas stole into the athletesʹ compound at the Munich Olympics, killing two Israelis and taking nine hostage. After negotiations failed, West German police made a rescue attempt that resulted in a tragic firefight in which all the hostages died. Pressed into service to cover the 23-hour crisis, ABC Sports announcer Jim McKay somberly reported, “Theyʹre all gone.”
In 1975, “ABCʹs Wide World Of Entertainment” last aired.
In 1975, “Spin-Off”, TV Game Show; last aired on CBS.
In 1975, Lynette “Squeaky” Fromme, a follower of mass murderer Charles Manson, failed in an attempt to shoot U.S. President Gerald Ford. Fromme was paroled in 2009 after 34 years in prison.
In 1976, (or September 6 when the telethon ended) Dean Martin “reunited” with Jerry Lewis on the latterʹs Labor Day Telethon, ending a 20-year separation (and apparently starting another one).
In 1976, “Harlem Globetrotters Popcorn Machine”, TV Childrens; last aired on CBS.
In 1976, “Make A Wish”, TV Childrens; last aired on ABC.
In 1976, “The Groovie Goolies”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on ABC.
In 1976, “The U.S. of Archie”, TV Cartoon Show, last aired on CBS.
In 1977, The Jerry Lewis 12th Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon raised $26,841,490.
In 1977, The U.S. launched the Voyager I spacecraft two weeks after launching its twin, Voyager II, toward fly-by of Jupiter and Saturn.
In 1977, “The Fitzpatricks” began airing on CBS
In 1978, President Jimmy Carter hosted Egyptian President Anwar Sadat and Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin at Camp David, Maryland, for Middle East peace talks that laid the groundwork for a permanent peace agreement between Egypt and Israel after three decades of hostilities. The summit resulted in the Camp David Accords, which earned Sadat and Begin the Nobel Peace Prize.
In 1979, On the “Eight is Enough” episode Merle the Pearl, Nicholas and Susan meet Merle the Pearl, a local minor league baseball player. Nicholas is upset that his young girlfriend is moving out of town and wants to introduce her to Merle the Pearl to impress her before she leaves. When Nicholas, who was in security custody for sneaking into the ballpark, and his girl meet Merle, who lost the game, Merle didnʹt recognize him, and the kids were let down. An angry Susan storms into Merleʹs practice session and gives her some mind, then Merle searches for Susan and after finally clearing the mess up, Merle falls for Susan and Nicholas gets his first kiss.
In 1981, R.C., “(Thereʹs) No Getting Over Me” by Ronnie Milsap peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.
In 1981, R.C., “Cool Love” by Pablo Cruise peaked at #13 on the pop singles chart.
In 1981, R.C., “Fire And Ice” by Pat Benetar peaked at #17 on the pop singles chart.
In 1981, R.C., “Lady (You Bring Me Up)” by Commodores peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart.
In 1981, R.C., “Love On A Two Way Street” by Stacy Lattisaw peaked at #26 on the pop singles chart.
In 1981, R.C., “Really Wanna Know You” by Gary Wright peaked at #16 on the pop singles chart.
In 1981, R.C., “Shake It Up Tonight” by Cheryl Lynn peaked at #70 on the pop singles chart.
In 1981, R.C., “Stop Draggin' My Heart Around” by Stevie Nicks with Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers peaked at number three on the pop singles chart and stayed there for six weeks; “Weird Al” parodied it into “Stop Draggin' My Car Around”.
In 1981, R.C., “Tanited Love” by Soft Cell peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.
In 1981, R.C., “The Breakup Song (They Donʹt Write 'Em)” by Greg Kihn Band peaked at #15 on the pop singles chart.
In 1981, R.C., “Urgent” by Foreigner peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.
In 1981, “Heathcliff and Dingbat”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on ABC.
In 1981, “The Godzilla Power Hour”, TV Cartoon Show, w/ Jonny Quest, Globetrotters, Dynomutt, Hong Kong Phooey; last aired on NBC.
In 1981, “The Plasticman Comedy/Adventure Show”, TV Cartoon Show, last aired on ABC.
In 1981, “The Tarzan/Lone Ranger Adventure Hour”, TV Cartoon Show, last aired on CBS.
In 1982, “The Pac-Man/Little Rascals/Richie Rich Show”, TV Cartoon Show, debut on ABC.
In 1983, The Jerry Lewis 18th Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon raised $30,691,627. It was also titled the “Jerry Lewis Extra Special Special”.
In 1983, The new king of late night is here and his name is…Alan Thicke?!? “Thicke Of The Night” debuts in syndication, courtesy of network programming genius Fred Silverman.
In 1983, The “MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour”, on PBS (Public Broadcasting System), became the first hourlong network news show
In 1983, “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe” began airing in syndication
In 1983, “Little House: A New Beginning”, TV General Drama, last aired on NBC.
In 1983, “Private Benjamin”, TV Comedy; last aired on CBS.
In 1983, “Quincy M.E.”, TV Medical Drama; last aired on NBC after seven years.
In 1983, In a braodcast address, President Reagan denounced the Soviet Union for shooting down a Korean Air Lines Boeing 747 with 269 people aboard, and demanded the Soviets pay reparations.
In 1984, “Heathcliff” returned with new episodes in syndication
In 1984, “Jennifer Slept Here”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC.
In 1986, Merv Griffin, after 23 years of “oohing” and “aahing”, laughing and kibitzing as host of various talk shows, aired his final program — this one for Metromedia Television — on this night.
In 1986, “The Love Boat”, TV General Drama; last aired on ABC.
In 1987, R.C., “Only In My Dreams” by Debbie Gibson peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.
In 1987, “American Bandstand,” hosted by Dick Clark, ended its 30-year run on the ABC network; the showʹs final performer was Laura Branigan, who sang “Shattered Glass.” The show subsequently went into syndication, and then moved to the U.S.A. cable network.
In 1988, The Jerry Lewis 23rd Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon raised $41,132,113.
In 1988, “Fun House” began airing in syndication
In 1988, “Live With Regis and Kathie Lee”, TV Talk Show, debut in syndication.
In 1991, “Pee-weeʹs Big Comeback” It happened at the MTV Music Video Awards. An announcer asked us to welcome an old friend, and out walked Paul Reubens, better known as inventive Saturday-morning star Pee-wee Herman. Reubens had been in virtual seclusion since his arrest at an X-rated theater, but he gleefully accepted the audienceʹs raucous ovation and insouciantly asked, “Heard any good jokes lately?” Indeed they had. WITNESS: Arsenio Hall, MTVʹs 1991 awards host recalls, “Before the live broadcast, Pee-wee looked real nervous. 'Depend' nervous.”
In 1992, “Batman: The Animated Series”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on Fox.
In 1992, “Goof Troop” began airing in syndication and ABC
In 1992, “The Howard Stern Show”, TV Variety, national since January 10, 1991; last aired in syndication.
In 1993, “Two Stupid Dogs” began airing on TBS
In 1994, The Jerry Lewis 29th Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon raised $47,105,396. It was also titled “Jerry Lewis Stars Across America”.
In 1994, “Aladdin” began airing in syndication during the Disney Afternoon syndication block. A pilot of aired on February 6, 1994 on The Disney Channel. It also began airing on CBS that same month.
In 1999, “Candid Camera” creator Allen Funt died in Pebble Beach, California, at age 84.
In 2004, “In Search of the Partridge Family” premiered on VH1
In 2005, The Jerry Lewis 40th Muscular Dystrophy Association Labor Day Telethon raised $54,921,586. Due to Hurricane Katrina aftermath, it was the first back-to-back year loss as it made about $5 million less than the previous year and nearly $6 million less than two years before the 2005 telethon.
In 2011, Even without longtime MDA chariman and host Jerry Lewis, the 46th Muscular Dystrophy Telethon in its newly-shortened six-hour broadcsat raised nearly $61.5 million, an increase of about $2.6 million over last year.
In 2017, Swiss chocolatier Barry Callebaut introduced a new, fourth type of chocolate called “ruby chocolate.” The red-hewed chocolate is made from the ruby cocoa bean and has a berry-fruit flavor.
In 2018, Scientists announced the Loch Ness monster could actually be explained by the presence of giant eels in the famed Scottish lake.
In 2019, The NFL opened its 100th season in Chicago, where the Green Bay Packers beat the Chicago Bears 10-3 in the seasonʹs first game.
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