✍🎭Bo Goldman -- is 89 in the year 2021 and 90 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1932
Screenwriter, Playwright, Producer
Movie Titles: Scent of a Woman, Meet Joe Black, City Hall, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Melvin and Howard
✍Peter Lovesey -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1936
Author, Short Story Writer, British
Misc: writer of historical and contemporary detective novels
🎭Spencer Milligan -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1937
Misc: retired from acting in 1987
TV Shows: Land of the Lost (as Rick Marshall)
Movie Titles: Sleeper
🎭David Stratton -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1939
Actor, Personality, Australian, English
TV Shows: Valley of the Dolls, Lightning Force (as Lt. Church Staples)
Movie Titles: Things to Do in Denver When You're Dead, The Freshman, Prom Night III
🎭Greg Mullavey -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1939
Names/Places: Meredith MacRae's hubby
Misc: some say b. 1933
TV Shows: Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (as Tom Hartman), Number 96, Rituals
Movie Titles: Bob and Carol and Ted and Alice, The Census Taker
🎭Tom Ligon -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1940
TV Shows: Oz, Young and The Restless, Another World, All My Children
Movie Titles: Bang The Drum Slowly, Paint Your Wagon
🎵🎷Dave Burrell -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1940
Composer, Jazz Pianist
🎵🎷Roy E. Ayers Jr. -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1940
Singer/Guitarist, Vibraphonist, Jazz Pianist
Misc: R&B & Jazz genres
🎵🎸Danny Hutton -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1942
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer, Irish
Misc: some say b. 1946
Group Names: Three Dog Night
🎵🎸Arthur Tripp -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1944
Percussionist, Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: Captain Beefhart & His Magic Band, Mothers of Invention
🎭🎵José Feliciano -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1945 N.S.
Actor, Songwriter, Guitarist, Foreign Singer, Puerto Rican
Names/Places: b. in Larez
TV Shows: Chico & The Man (theme singer)
🏆James Hines -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1946
Olympic Athlete, Track and Field
Misc: 4X100m relayer (Olympic-gold-1968).
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🏆🏌Larry Nelson -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1947
Hall of Famer, Golfer
🎭Judy Geeson -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1948
Movie Titles: To Sir with Love, The Eagle Has Landed
🏆🏈Charlie Waters -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1948
Misc: Super Bowl V, VI, X, XII, XIII
Sports Teams: Dallas Cowboys
🏆🏀Robert "Bob" Lanier -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1948 N.S.
Hall of Famer, NBA Coach, NBA Center
Names/Places: b. in Buffalo
Misc: Pistons #16 retired, Bucks #16 retired
Sports Teams: Detroit Pistons (1970-1980), Milwaukee Bucks (1980-1984), Golden State Warriors (coach 1995)
⚖Margaret Trudeau-Kemper -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1948
Misc: former Canadian First Lady
🎭Bill O'Reilly -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1949
Misc: TV and radio host
TV Shows: Inside Edition, Fox News
🏆🥊Don Muraco -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1949 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Donald Muraco; aka The Magnificent Muraco and The Rock
🎵🎸Barriemore Barlow -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1949
Percussionist, Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Group Names: Jethro Tull
🎵🎸Joe Perry -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1950
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Heavy Metal Guitarst
Group Names: Aerosmith
🎵🎸Rosie Flores -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1950 N.S.
Songwriter, Country Singer, Rockabilly Singer
🎵🎸Don Powell -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1950
Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Group Names: Slade
🎭Harry Groener -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1951
Actor, American, German
TV Shows: Dear John (as Ralph)
Movie Titles: About Schmidt, Road to Perdition, Patch Adams
🎭Barbara Treutelaar -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1952
Movie Titles: Clueless, Last Man Standiing
🎭Amy Irving -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1953
Names/Places: Stephen Spielberg's ex-wife
TV Shows: Zero Hour (as Melanie)
Movie Titles: Hide and Seek, Adam, Carrie, The Competetion, Yentl, Crossing Delancey, Deconstructing Harry
✍🎭Clark Johnson -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1954
Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Director
TV Shows: Homicide: Life On The Street (as Det. Meldrick Lewis), The Wire (as City Editor Augustus "Gus" Haynes), Alpha House (as Senator Robert Bettencourt)
🎭Michael Pasternak -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1955
🏆🏀Charlotte Lewis -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1955
Basketball Figure, Olympic Athlete
🎵🎸Pat Mastelotto -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1955
Music Producer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Misc: sessionist for Vanity, Pointer Sisters and others
Group Names: Mr. Mister
🎵🎸Johnnie Fingers -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1956
Pianist, New Wave Singer, Irish
Group Names: The Boomtown Rats
🎭Kate Burton -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1957
Names/Places: Richard's daughter
TV Shows: Scandal (as Sally Langston)
Movie Titles: 127 Hours, Stay, Big Trouble in Little China, Max Payne
🎵Carol Decker -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1957
Songwriter, Hip-Pop Singer, English
Group Names: T'Pau
🎵Siobhan Fahey -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1957
Songwriter, Hip-Pop Singer, Irish
Names/Places: PRON:shih-bohn; Dave Stewart's wife
Group Names: Bananarama, Shakespeare's Sister
✍🎭Chris Columbus -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1958 N.S.
Movie Titles: Home Alone (series director), Harry Potter (directed its first two movies), Mrs. Doubtfire (director), Gremlins (writer), The Goonies (writer)
🎭Cheryl Ann Wilson -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1960
Names/Places: aka Miranda Wilson
🎭Terri Eoff -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1960
🎭Colin Firth -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1960
Movie Actor, English
Movie Titles: Pride and Prejudice, The Turn of the Screw, Shakespeare in Love, Bridget Jones Diary, The Importance of Being Ernest, Love Actually, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Nanny McPhee, The Last Legion
🎨Alison Bechdel -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1960 N.S.
🎵🎸Dave Lowry -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1960
Alternative Rock Performer
Group Names: Cracker
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🏆🏀Sedale Threatt -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1961 N.S.
🎭Sean O'Bryan -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1963
Movie Titles: Yes Man, Olympus Has Fallen, Mission Impossible III, The Princess Diaries, Deck The Halls
🏆⚾Randy Johnson -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1963
Hall of Famer, MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: NN:The Big Unit
Misc: AL Cy Young Award winner in 1995, NL Cy Young Award winner in 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002 (all with Diamondbacks), World Series MVP in 2001
Sports Teams: Montreal Expos (1988-1989), Seattle Mariners (1989-1998), Houston Astros (1998), Arizona Diamondbacks (1999-2004), New York Yankees (2005-2006), Arizona Diamondbacks (2007-2008), San Francisco Giants (2009)
🎵🎸Bill Stevenson -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1963
Music Producer, Drummer, Percussionist, Punk Rock Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Black Flag
🏆🏈Karl Wilson -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1964
🏆🏈Tim Harris -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1964
💰Jack Ma -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1964 N.S.
Misc: Alibaba co-founder
🎵🎸Chip Z'Nuff -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1964
Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: Enuff Z'Nuff
🏆🏈Brian Washington -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1965
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🎵🎸Robin Goodridge -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1965
Alternative Rock Drummer, English
Group Names: Bush
🏆🏈Kimble Anders -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1966
Sports Teams: Kansas City Chiefs
🏆🏈Ted Popson -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1966
NFL Tight End
🏆🏒Joe Nieuwendyk -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1966
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Canadian
Misc: played from 1987-2007
Sports Teams: Calgary Flames, Dallas Stars, New Jersey Devils, Toronto Maple Leafs, Florida Panthers
🎵🎸Miles Zuniga -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1966
Musician, Modern Rock Singer
Group Names: Fastball
🎵🎸Stevie D -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1966
Rock & Roll Singer, Rock & Roll Musician
Group Names: Buckcherry
🎭Nina Repeta -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1967
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Dawson's Creek (as Bessie Potter)
Movie Titles: The SpongeBob Mobie: Sponge Out of Water, Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood, The Remaining
🎭Guy Ritchie -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1968
Movie Titles: Snatch, The Man From U.N.C.L.E., "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels", RocknRolla
🎵Big Daddy Kane -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1968
Rap Music Performer
🎭Johnathon Schaech -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1969
TV Shows: Time of Your Life (as Maguire)
Movie Titles: Legends of Tomorrow, Prom Night, Marauders, To Appomattox, That Thing You Do!
🏆🏈Bob Spitulski -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1969
🏆🏀Matt Geiger -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1969
🎭🏆Ulrika Ericsson -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1970 N.S.
Actress, Model, Playmate, Swedish
Names/Places: RFMN:Anna Ulrika
Misc: November 1996
🏆🏈Robert Green -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1970
🏆🏈Brandon Harrison -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1971
NFL Wide Receiver
🎵Sara Groves -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1972
🎭Ryan Phillippe -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1974
TV Shows: Damages, Secrets and Lies, Shooter (as Bob Lee Swagger)
Movie Titles: Cruel Intentions, I Know What You Did Last Summer, 54, Crash, Breach
🏆🏀Ben Wallace -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1974
Names/Places: NN:Big Ben
Sports Teams: Detroit Pistons
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🎭Kyle Bornheimer -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1975 N.S.
TV Shows: Casual (as Jack Briggs)
Movie Titles: She's Out of My League, You Again, Bacherlorette, The Big Wedding
🏆🎾Gustavo Kuerten -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1976
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Brazilian
🎭Seth Hall -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1977
Movie Titles: The Fall of Night
🎭Bruce Michael Hall -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1977
Movie Titles: Hard Eight, The Insider, 50/50, Bruce Almighty, The Fall of Night
🎭Charlie Brady -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1979
TV Shows: Kids Incorporated
🎭Jacob Young -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1979
Movie Titles: The Girl Next Door
🏆⛸Timothy Goebel -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1980 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete
🎵🎸Mikey Way -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1980 N.S.
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: My Chemical Romance
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🏆🏀Jay (Basketball) Williams -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1981 N.S.
NBA Guard, College Basketball Player
Names/Places: RN: Jason Williams, but changed his name to avoid confusion with another basketball player Jayson Williams
🎭Misty Copeland -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1982 N.S.
🏆⚾Joey Votto -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1983 N.S.
MLB First Baseman, Canadian
Misc: NL MVP 2010, 4x All-Star, Gold Glove; active as of 2015
Sports Teams: Cincinnatti Reds
🎵🎸Matthew Followill -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1984
Alternative Rock Guitarist
Group Names: Kings of Leon
🏆⚾Neil Walker -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1985 N.S.
MLB Second Baseman
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Pirates
🏆Ashley Mattingly -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1986
Misc: March 2011
🎭Traci Stumpf -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1986 N.S.
Comedienne, TV Hostess
TV Shows: TV in No Time, Totally Clever
🎵Ashley Monroe -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1986
Songwriter, Country Singer
Group Names: Pistol Annies
🎭Dan Benson -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1987 N.S.
Names/Places: aka Daniel Benson
TV Shows: Wizards of Waverly Place (as Zeke Beakerman)
Movie Titles: Hanna's Gold, Little Black Book
🏆⚾Paul Goldschmidt -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1987 N.S.
MLB First Baseman
Misc: 3x All-Star, 3x Gold Glove, Silver Slugger; active as of 2018
Sports Teams: Arizona Diamondbacks
🏆🏒Jordan Staal -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1988 N.S.
Hockey Player, Canadian
Sports Teams: Pittsburgh Penguins
🎵Sanjaya Malakar -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1989
🎭Chandler Massie -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1990
🎭Hannah Hodson -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1991 N.S.
TV Shows: Hawthorne
Movie Titles: The Ron Clark Story, Campus Code
🏆🏀Marcus Paige -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1993 N.S.
Talulah Pine LeBon -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1994
Names/Places: Simon & Yasmin's daughter
🎭Shak Ghacha -- is 26 in the year 2021 and 27 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1995 N.S.
🎭Matt Rife -- is 26 in the year 2021 and 27 in the year 2022; b.9/10/1995 N.S.
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Henry Kerrey -- is 20 in the year 2021 and 21 in the year 2022; b.9/10/2001
Names/Places: Sarah Paley and Bob's son
Rudy Law -- is 19 in the year 2021 and 20 in the year 2022; b.9/10/2002
Names/Places: Sadie Frost and Jade's son
🎭Gabriel Bateman -- is 17 in the year 2021 and 18 in the year 2022; b.9/10/2004 N.S.
TV Shows: American Gothic
Alice Richmond -- is 16 in the year 2021 and 17 in the year 2022; b.9/10/2005
Names/Places: Tina Fey and Jeff's daughter
Ember Jean Roloff -- is 4 in the year 2021 and 5 in the year 2022; b.9/10/2017 N.S.
Names/Places: Audrey Roloff and Jeremy's daughter
⛪Pope Julius III -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1487 O.S. d.3/23/1555 O.S. (67)
Religious Leader, Italian, Gay
Misc: pope 1550-55
⚛⛪John Needham -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1713 d.12/30/1781 (68)
Scientist, Biologist, Clergyman, English
⚖Peyton Randolph -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1721 d.10/22/1775 (54)
Misc: the first President of Continental Congress
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🎖⚖Carter Braxton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1736 d.10/10/1797 (61)
Misc: Declaration of Independence signer
🎖Nicholas Biddle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1750 d.3/7/1778 (27)
Misc: Captain in the Continental Army
⚛Mungo Park -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1771 d.1/??/1806 (34)
⚛Carl Mosander -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1797 d.10/15/1858 (61)
Chemist, Mineralologist, Swedish
Misc: his work revealed the existence of numerous rare-earth elements with closely similar chemical properties.
⚛💰Zalmon Simmons -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1828 d.2/10/1910 (81)
🎨✍Philip G. Hamerton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1834 d.11/4/1894 (60)
Artist, Essayist, English
✍William Torrey Harris -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1835 d.11/5/1909 (74)
🎖Joseph Wheeler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1836 d.1/25/1906 (69)
Names/Places: NN:Fighting Joe
Misc: a Confederate during the American Civil War
📰Isaac Kauffman Funk -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1839 d.4/4/1912 (72)
Misc: Lutheran minister, religious journalist, Prohibition Party publicist, and spelling reformer.
Book Titles: Funk and Wagnalls
⚛James Keeler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1857 d.8/12/1900 (42)
Misc: Rings of Saturn discoverer; who confirmed that Saturn's ring system is not a solid unit but is composed of a vast swarm of tiny particles.
💰William Danforth -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1870 d.12/24/1955 (85)
Misc: Ralston-Purina co-founder
✍Charles Onions -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1873 d.1/8/1965 (91)
Writer, Lexicographer, Grammarian, English
✍📰Carl C. Van Doren -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1885 d.7/18/1950 (64)
Author, Critic, Biographer, Educator
🎭Ian Fleming -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1888 d.1/1/1969 (80)
Movie Actor, Australian
Misc: NOT the James Bond creator
Movie Titles: Dr. Watson (in some films)
🎨Elsa Schiaparelli -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1890 N.S. d.11/13/1973 N.S. (83)
Fashion Designer, Italian
✍Franz Werfel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1890 d.8/26/1945 (54)
⚛Sir Mortimer Wheeler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1890 N.S. d.7/22/1976 N.S. (85)
Scientist, Archaeologist, British
Misc: a great popularizer for his subject, particularly on TV.
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⚛Arthur Holly Compton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1892 d.3/15/1962 (69)
Scientist, Engineer, Physician
Misc: developed the A-bomb, 1927 Nobel.
🎭Al Fuzzy Saint John -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1893 d.1/21/1963 (69)
Movie Titles: Lash of the West
✍🎭Alexander Dovzhenko -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/29/1894 O.S. or 9/10/1894 N.S. d.11/25/1956 (62)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Director, Russian, Ukrainian
🏆⚾George Kelly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1895 d.10/13/1984 (89)
Hall of Famer, MLB First Baseman
Names/Places: MN:Lange; NN:High Pockets
Misc: 1915-32 great
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1915-1917), Pittsburgh Pirates (1917), New York Giants (1919-1926), Cincinnati Reds (1927-1930), Chicago Cubs (1930), Brooklyn Dodgers (1932)
🎭Adele Astaire -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1898 d.1/25/1981 (82)
Names/Places: MN:Marie; Fred's sister
🎭Bessie Love -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1898 d.4/26/1986 (87)
Names/Places: RN:Juanita Horton
🏆🏈James Crowley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1902 d.1/15/1986 (83)
College Football Player
Names/Places: aka Jim
Misc: one of Notre Dame's Four Horsemen football players
Sports Teams: University of Notre Dame
✍📰Cyril Connolly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1903 d.11/26/1974 (71)
Author, Critic, Journalist, Editor, English
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📰Leonard Lyons -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1906 d.10/7/1976 (70)
🎭Alvin Childress -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1907 d.4/19/1986 (78)
TV Shows: Amos & Andy (as Amos Jones)
🎵Raymond Scott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1908 d.2/8/1994 (85)
Arranger, Composer, Pianist, Bandleader
Names/Places: Dorothy Collins' hubby
Misc: Quirky innovative music from radio jazz shows to Ren and Stimpy
TV Shows: Your Hit Parade
💰Kenneth Gidens -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1908 d.5/7/1993 (84)
Misc: founder & owner Voice of America
🎵🎷Cliff Leeman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1913 d.4/26/1986 (72)
Drummer, Jazz Performer
📰🎭Robert Wise -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1914 d.9/14/2005 (91)
Editor, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Winchester, IN
Movie Titles: West Side Story, Sound of Music, the Day the Earth Stood Still
🎭Edmond O'Brien -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1915 N.S. d.5/9/1985 N.S. (69)
TV/Movie Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Movie Titles: The Barefoot Contessa, Seven Days in May, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Killers, A Double Life, White Heat, D.O.A., Julius Caesar, 1984 (1956), The Girl Can't Help It, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance, The Wild Bunch, The Long Hot Summer, Johnny Midnight, Birdman of Alcatraz
🏆🏁Ralph Moody -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1917 d.6/9/2004 (86)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: one of the early drivers and owners of NASCAR
✍William Clark Brinkley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1917 d.11/22/1993 (76)
🎵Yma Súmac -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1922 d.11/1/2008 (86)
Names/Places: RN:Emperatriz Chavarri Yma Sumac
🏆⚾Ted Kluszeewski -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1924 d.3/29/1988 (63)
🎵🎷Putte Wickman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1924 d.2/14/2006 (81)
Clarinetist, Bandleader, Jazz Performer, Swedish
🎵Roy Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1925 d.5/25/1981 (55)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Pianist, Gospel Singer, Blues Singer, Soul Singer
Misc: An originator of the New Orleans R&B sound
🎭Wayde Preston -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1929 d.2/6/1992 (62)
TV Shows: Colt .45 (as Christopher Colt)
Movie Titles: Man Called Sledge, Long Ride from Hell
🎭🎵Tommy Leonetti -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1929 d.9/15/1979 (50)
TV Shows: Your Hit Parade, Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. (as Cpl. Nick Guccinello)
🏆🏌Arnold Daniel Palmer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1929 d.9/25/2016 N.S. (87)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Misc: the first player to earn over $1 million in career (1968); an annual PGA Tour money leader award named after him
🎨Karl Lagerfeld -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1933 N.S. d.2/19/2019 N.S. (85)
Fashion Designer, Photographer, Artist, German
🏆🥊John Francis "Johnny" Walker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1934 N.S. d.6/10/2020 N.S. (85)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: aka Mr. Wrestling II or Mr. Wrestling No. 2
✍📰Charles Bishop Kuralt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1934 d.7/4/1997 (62)
Hall of Famer, Author, Newscaster, Correspondent, Journalist
Names/Places: b. in Wilmington, NC
TV Shows: CBS News, Sunday Morning
🏆⚾Roger Maris -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1934 d.12/14/1985 (51)
Hall of Famer, MLB Outfielder
Misc: Gold Glove, AL MVP 1960, 1961; hall of fame outfielder, home run champ (61 in 1961).
Sports Teams: Cleveland Indians (1957-1958), Kansas City Athletics (1958-1959), New York Yankees (1960-1966), St. Louis Cardinals (1967-1968)
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⚛Maxie Leroy "Max" Anderson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1934 N.S. d.6/27/1983 N.S. (48)
Misc: made the first transatlantic balloon flight
✍Mary Oliver -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1935 N.S. d.1/17/2019 N.S. (83)
📰John Palmer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1935 d.8/3/2013 (77)
TV Shows: NBC News
🎵Tommy Overstreet -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1937 d.11/2/2015 N.S. (78)
Singer, Baritone, Country Performer
Cynthia Lennon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1939 d.4/1/2015 (75)
Names/Places: Maiden Last Name:Powell; Julian's mother, John's ex-wife
🏆🏈Buck Buchanan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1940 d.7/16/1992 (51)
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive, NFL Linebacker
Misc: AFL Champion 1966, 1969; 2x Pro Bowl; Super Bowl I, IV; Chiefs #86 retired
Sports Teams: Kansas City Chiefs (AFL 1963-1969, NFL 1970-1975)
✍⚛Stephen Jay Gould -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1941 d.5/20/2002 (60)
Author, Sci-fi Writer, Palentologist, Zoologist, Educator
🎭Dennis Burkley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1945 d.7/14/2013 (67)
TV Shows: Texas Wheelers, Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (as Mac Slattery), Sanford (as Cal)
🎵🎸Tich Gwilym -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/10/1950 d.6/9/2005 (54)
Rock & Roll Guitarist, Welsh (Wales)
Names/Places: RN:Robert Gwilliam
Misc: he's not the "Tich" in the group Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich.
✍Mary Wollstonecraft -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/27/1759 N.S. d.9/10/1797 N.S. (38)
Author, Writer, Philosopher, Feminist, Social Reformer, English
Names/Places: Maiden Last Name: Godwin
Book Titles: Frankenstein
⚖Letitia Christian Tyler -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/12/1790 d.9/10/1842 (51)
Names/Places: John's wife #1
⚖Joseph Story -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/18/1779 N.S. d.9/10/1845 N.S. (65)
Hall of Famer, Supreme Court Justice, Lawyer
Names/Places: aka Joseph Thomas Story?
Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/10/1787 N.S. d.9/10/1851 N.S. (63)
Misc: Pioneer of educating the deaf
⚛John Howe -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/20/1793 d.9/10/1876 (83)
Misc: sewing machine
⚖Huey Pierce Long -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/30/1893 d.9/10/1935 (42)
Names/Places: NN:Kingfish of Louisiana politics
🏆🏁🏊Olivér Halassy -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/31/1909 N.S. d.9/10/1946 N.S. (37)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Water Polo Player, Hungarian
⚖🎭Leo Carrillo -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/6/1881 N.S. d.9/10/1961 N.S. (80)
Statesman, TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: The Cisco Kid (as Pancho)
🎭Bobby Jordan -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/1/1923 d.9/10/1965 (42)
Movie Titles: Dead-End kid
⛪Father Divine -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1876 N.S. d.9/10/1965 N.S.
🏆🏒Cy Denneny -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/23/1891 d.9/10/1970 (78)
Hall of Famer, NHL Left Wing, Canadian
Misc: played from 1914-1929
Sports Teams: Toronto Shamrocks, Toronto Blueshirts, Ottawa Senators, Boston Bruins
🎭Bella Darvi -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/23/1929 d.9/10/1971 (41)
Names/Places: RN:Wegier Bayla
🎭Pier Angeli -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/19/1932 d.9/10/1971 (39)
Movie Actress, Italian
Names/Places: Marisa Pavan's twin; RN:Anna Maria Pierangeli
Misc: some say b. 1933
⚛Sir George Thomson -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/3/1892 d.9/10/1975 (83)
Misc: demonstrated electron diffraction, 1937 Nobel.
🎭Dorothy Devore -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/22/1899 d.9/10/1976 (77)
✍🎭Dalton Trumbo -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/9/1905 N.S. d.9/10/1976 N.S. (70)
Screenwriter, Movie Director
Misc: one of the blacklisted Hollywood Ten
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⚛Felix Bloch -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/23/1905 d.9/10/1983 (77)
Misc: nuclear physicist (Nobel 1952)
⚛Jerome Hunsaker -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/26/1886 d.9/10/1984 (98)
Misc: he made major innovations in the design of lighter-than-air ships, seaplanes, and carrier-based aircraft.
🏆⚽John "Jock" Stein -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/5/1922 N.S. d.9/10/1985 N.S. (62)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish
Misc: CBE; centre half and manager
🏆🏒Ebbie Goodfellow -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/9/1906 d.9/10/1985 (79)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, NHL Defensive, Canadian
Misc: played from 1929-1943
Sports Teams: Detroit Red Wings
🎵Pepper Adams -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/8/1930 d.9/10/1986 (55)
🎨✍🎭Antonio Reis -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/27/1927 d.9/10/1991 (64)
Sculptor, Ethnographer, Poet, Screen/Scriptwriter, Producer, Movie Director, Portuguese
🏆🎾Jack Crawford -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/22/1908 d.9/10/1991 (83)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Australian
🎖Nathan E. Cook -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/10/1885 d.9/10/1992 (106)
Misc: the last surviving U.S. veteran of the Spanish-American War of 1898
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🎭Mark Tapscott -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/15/1924 d.9/10/1993 (68)
TV Shows: Young and The Restless
🎨Cal Howard -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/24/1911 N.S. d.9/10/1993 N.S. (82)
Misc: cartoon story artist and director; worked at Walter Lantz, Walt Disney and Warner Bros.
🎭Charles Drake -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/2/1917 d.9/10/1994 (76)
✍Amy Clampitt -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/15/1920 d.9/10/1994 (74)
🎭Charles Denner -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/29/1926 d.9/10/1995 (69)
Movie Actor, Polish
🎭Joanne Dru -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/31/1923 d.9/10/1996 (73)
Names/Places: b. in Logan, WV; RLN:la Cock; Peter Marshall's sister; Dick Haymes', then John Ireland's wife
Misc: 1940s & 50s film star; some say b. 1922
Movie Titles: She Wore A Yellow Ribbon, Red River
🎭George Schaefer -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/16/1920 d.9/10/1997 (76)
Misc: the driving force behind more than 55 "Hallmark Hall of Fame" TV dramas
🏆🥊Fritz Von Erich -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/16/1929 N.S. d.9/10/1997 N.S. (68)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: RN:Jack Barton Adkisson
Misc: Wrestling promoter and the patriarch of the Von Erich family.
🎵Alfredo Kraus -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/24/1927 d.9/10/1999 (71)
Tenor, Opera Singer, Spanish
⚖Alexander A. Farrelly -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/29/1923 d.9/10/2002 (78)
Misc: was the governor of the United States Virgin Islands serving from 1987 to 1995
🎵Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/18/1924 N.S. d.9/10/2005 N.S. (81)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Drummer, Fiddler, Guitarist, Pianist, Violinist, Blues Singer, Country Singer
Names/Places: NN:Texas Blues Guitarist
Misc: made successful records with Roy Clark
⚛Sir Hermann Bondi -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/1/1919 d.9/10/2005 (85)
Cosmologist, Mathematician, Austrian
Misc: who, with Fred Hoyle and Thomas Gold, formulated the steady-state theory of the universe.
🏆⚾Charles Herman Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/20/1943 d.9/10/2005 (61)
🏆🏌Patty Berg -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/13/1918 d.9/10/2006 (88)
Hall of Famer, Golfer
Names/Places: b. in Minneapolis, MN; RN:Patricia Jane
Misc: co-founder and first president of the LPGA; 57 career pro wins including 15 Majors; 3-time AP Female Athlete of Year (1938,43,55).
🎭Jane Wyman -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/5/1917 d.9/10/2007 (90)
TV/Movie Actress, TV Hostess
Names/Places: b. in St. Joseph, Mo.; Ronald Reagan's wife in 1940's, 2x Freddie Karger's wife; RN:Sarah Jane Fulks
TV Shows: Fireside Theater (hostess), Falcon Crest (as Angela Channing)
Movie Titles: Johnny Belinda
🎭Robert "Bobby" Mallon -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/7/1919 N.S. d.9/10/2008 N.S.
Movie Titles: Our Gang
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🎭Cliff Robertson -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/9/1923 d.9/10/2011 (88)
TV/Movie Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in San Diego; RFMN:Clifford Parker III; Dina Merrill's hubby
TV Shows: Batman (as Shame), Falcon Crest (as Dr. Michael Ranson)
Movie Titles: Spiderman (2002)
🎭Richard Kiel -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/13/1939 N.S. d.9/10/2014 N.S. (74)
TV Shows: The Barbary Coast
Movie Titles: James Bond (movies as adversary Jaws)
💰Eddie Antar -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/18/1947 d.9/10/2016 N.S. (68)
Misc: founder/CEO (Crazy Eddie Electronics Store)
🎭Donald Winfred "Don" Ohlmeyer Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/3/1945 N.S. d.9/10/2017 N.S. (72)
TV Shows: ABC's Wide World of Sports, Monday Night Football, The Superstars, SportsWorld
🎨✍📰Len Wein -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/12/1948 N.S. d.9/10/2017 N.S. (69)
Comic Book Artist, Writer, Editor
Names/Places: Wolverine (co-creator), DC Comics' Swamp Thing (co-creator)
🎭Peter Donat -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/20/1928 N.S. d.9/10/2018 N.S. (90)
TV Shows: Rich Man Poor Man, Flamingo Road (as Elmo)
Movie Titles: The Game, The Godfather (series), The War of the Roses, The China Syndrome
🎭Dame Diana Rigg -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/20/1938 N.S. d.9/10/2020 N.S. (82)
TV/Movie Actress, TV Hostess, English
Names/Places: b. in Doncaster
TV Shows: The Avengers (as Emma Peel), Diana (as Diana Smythe), Mystery, Game of Thrones (as Olenna Tyrell)
Movie Titles: On Her Majesty's Secret Service, The Painted Veil, Theatre of Blood
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In 1922, Hal Roach released his first “Our Gang” comedy film beginning with the title “One Terrible Day.” This was the beginning of the first episode of any kind of series, radio, television, or in this case, theatrical films. This date marked the starting month of Season One of any kind of serial programming with Season 101 (Our Gang ended in c. 1944) beginning in September 2022.
In 1927, An American meat packing plant announces that it has perfected a frankfurter with a zipper. Insert your own jokes here.
In 1932, The Silly Symphony film, “King Neptune” is released.
In 1935, “Iʹm Popeye the sailor man…” toot! toot! “Popeye” was heard for the first time on NBC Radio this day. The show was based on the Elzie Crisler Segar comic strip, which featured Popeye, Olive Oyl, Brutas, Wimpy and Sweepea.
In 1937, The first American Football League played its first game (Los Angeles 21, Pittsburgh zero).
In 1937, The Cleveland Rams play their first NFL game and lose 28-0 to the Detroit Lions.
In 1948, The Pluto film, “Plutoʹs Fledgling” is released.
In 1950, Eddie Cantor moved from radio to TV as he hosted the “Colgate Comedy Hour” on NBC.
In 1953, Swanson sold its first “TV Dinner.” It tasted like a rerun. Most ate Black and White TV dinners since they had no color TVs.
In 1955, Bert Parks began a 25-year career as host of the “Miss America Pageant” on NBC this day. The show became a TV tradition as Parks sang to the newly-crowned beauty queen, “There She is…Miss America”. The song was composed by Bernie Wayne and was sung for the first time on this day. Sharon Kay Ritchie was the first “Miss America” to be honored with the song. When she married singer Don Cherry (“Band of Gold”), “There She is” was part of the wedding ceremony.
In 1955, R.C., “Maybellene” by Chuck Berry peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.
In 1955, “Gunsmoke”, the durable TV Western Drama, debut on CBS-TV starring James Arness as Marshall Dillon. It will be 20 years before the hit Western gets out of Dodge City. It began on radio in 1952.
In 1955, “Itʹs Always Jan,” starring Janis Paige, premiered on CBS.
In 1956, TV Guide Listing: 8 p.m./ET Burns and Allen (CBS): Gracie has to pass a difficult literary quiz before she can join a fashionable ladiesʹ club. She has her own method of getting the answers. George Burns, Gracie Allen, Doris Packer. (Film).
In 1956, “The Ernie Kovacs Show”, TV Variety; last aired on NBC.
In 1956, Record stores are swamped with requests for Elvis Presleyʹs “Love Me Tender.” The song, which is the title track of his next movie, has not been released.
In 1957, “Private Secretary”, TV Comedy, aka Susie; last aired on CBS.
In 1958, A new--and mercifully brief--cinematic era dawns when a chemical manufacturer announces that it is prepared to bring its pungent Aroma-rama and Smell-o-vision technologies to theatres everywhere.
In 1958, Contestant John Burns, seated in an isolation booth while his wife lorraine answers questions from Johnny Carson on the quiz show “Who Do You Trust” is trapped after the door mechanism to the booth becomes jammed.
In 1961, “The Tab Hunter Show”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC.
In 1962, (date?) the BBC banned BOBBY “BORIS” PICKETTʹs “Monster Mash” from British radio. Back home in America, the song caught on in a flash. It was a graveyard smash.
In 1962, “Pete And Gladys”, TV Comedy; last aired on CBS.
In 1963, Twenty black students enter public schools in Birmingham, Tuskegee and Mobile, Alabama, following a standoff between federal authorities and Governor George C. Wallace, who resisted integration.
In 1964, Rod Stewart recorded his first tune, titled “Good Morning Little Schoolgirl” featured John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin) on bass — for Decca Records. It was not one of his more successful recordings. He will go on to sing with the Jeff Beck group before embarking on a solo career.
In 1965, The Byrds Byrds Byrds began recording “Turn! Turn! Turn!”
In 1965, “The Jack Paar Program”, TV Talk Show, last aired on NBC with a studio audience of one: his dog.
In 1966, Muhammad Ali knocked out Karl Mildenberger in the 12th round in Frankfurt, Germany, to retain his world heavyweight title.
In 1966, R.C., “Land Of 1000 Dances” by Wilson Pickett peaked at number six on the pop singles chart.
In 1966, R.C., “You Canʹt Hurry Love” by The Supremes peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.
In 1966, “Cool McCool”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on NBC. Danger is his business.
In 1966, “Frankenstein Jr. and The Impossibles”, “Space Ghost And Dino Boy”, “The Lone Ranger”, “The New Adventures Of Superman”, and “The Road Runner Show”, TV Cartoon Shows; debut on CBS.
In 1966, “King Kong”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on ABC.
In 1966, “Space Ghost and Dino Boy” cartoon series debut on CBS. Future talk show host Space Ghost (designed by Alex Toth) is born in a series of eight minute Hanna-Barbera cartoons packaged with another cartoon called “Dinoboy In The Lost Valley.”
In 1966, “Space Kidettes”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on NBC.
In 1966, “The Beagles”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on CBS.
In 1966, “The Super 6”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on NBC.
In 1967, The Denver Broncos gain a total of minus five yards against the Oakland Raiders (NFL record).
In 1967, “Gentle Ben”, TV Adventure; debut on CBS.
In 1967, “The High Chaparral”, TV Western Drama; debut on NBC.
In 1967, “The Mothers-In-Law”, TV Comedy starring Eve Arden and Kaye Ballard, debut on NBC.
In 1970, “Dragnet (second Run)”, TV Crime Drama; last aired on NBC.
In 1971, “That Girl”, TV Comedy; last aired on ABC.
In 1971, “The High Chaparral”, TV Western Drama; last aired on NBC.
In 1972, “Ozzieʹs Girls” aired as an Ozzie and Harriet reunion.
In 1973, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards chose a title for their new album, “Starf***er”; Atlantic Records didnʹt want to release the record with that offending name, but Mick refused to concede. The LP was retitled “Star Star” later on with the lyrics intact.
In 1973, “Lotsa Luck”, TV Comedy, debut on NBC. Lotsa luck making it to its second season, which it never did.
In 1973, Muhammad Ali beat Ken Norton in a heavyweight boxing match and avenged a loss to Norton six months earlier.
In 1973, BBC-1 banned airplay of the Rolling Stonesʹ song “Star Star” — from the bandʹs “Goatʹs Head Soup” album — because the lyrics included the “f” word.
In 1974, Frank Zappaʹs album  ROXY AND ELSEWHERE was released.
In 1975, KISS released the “Kiss Alive” album, while Elton John received a gold record for “Someone Saved My Life Tonight.”
In 1975, “Starsky And Hutch”, TV Crime Drama; debut on ABC.
In 1975, “When Things Were Rotten”, TV Comedy; debut on ABC. Coming off the huge movie successes of Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks creates When Things Were Rotten, a sitcom spoofing the legend of Robin Hood, for ABC. Perhaps a bit too wacky for TV at the time, Robin is forced to fall on his sword in December, after only three months on the air. Weʹre still waiting for the video release.
In 1975, “Wish You Were Here” album by Pink Floyd was released
In 1975, Bob Dylan performed on a television tribute to legendary talent scout John Hammond. The special was produced by a Chicago PBS-TV station.
In 1977, R.C., “(Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher” by Rita Coolidge peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.
In 1977, R.C., “Handy Man” by James Taylor peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.
In 1977, “ABC Weekend Specials”, TV Childrens, debut. Guess which network?
In 1977, “Baggy Pants and the Nitwits”, and “I Am The Greatest: The Adventures of Muhammad Ali”, TV Cartoon Shows, debut on NBC.
In 1977, “C.B. Bears”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on CBS.
In 1977, “Scoobyʹs All-Star Laff-A-Lympics”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on ABC. Captain Caveman and the Teen Angels debuts as part of “Scoobys All-Stars”.
In 1977, “Search and Rescue” began airing on NBC
In 1977, “Space Academy” began airing on CBS
In 1977, “Space Sentinels” began airing on NBC
In 1977, “Tabitha”, TV Comedy; debut on ABC.
In 1977, “The All-New Super Friends Hour”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on ABC.
In 1977, “The Bionic Woman”, TV Scifi Adventure; moved to NBC.
In 1977, “The New Archie Sabrina Hour”, TV Cartoon Show, debut on NBC. It bombed.
In 1977, “The Skatebirds”, TV Childrens, debut on CBS. It was a skating version of The Banana Splits without much humor if any.
In 1977, “The Young Sentinels”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on NBC.
In 1977, “Thunder” began airing on NBC
In 1978, “Kids Are People Too”, TV Childrens hosted by Bob McAllister who was soon replaced by another host, debut on ABC.
In 1978, “The Batman/Tarzan Adventure Hour”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on CBS.
In 1980, The Rolling Stonesʹ “Sheʹs So Cold”/“Send It To Me” 45 released.
In 1980, “Blues Brothers (soundtrack)” album by Blues Brothers was certified Gold by the RIAA
In 1980, “Emotional Rescue” album by The Rolling Stones was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA
In 1981, “Best Of The West”, TV Comedy, debut on ABC.
In 1982, “Itʹs A Living”, TV Comedy, aka Making a Living; last aired on ABC, returned in syndication 1986-89.
In 1983, Larry Holmes TKOs Scott Frank in five for heavyweight boxing title.
In 1983, R.C., “Human Touch” by Rick Springfield peaked at #18 on the pop singles chart.
In 1983, R.C., “Lawyers In Love” by Jackson Browne peaked at #13 on the pop singles chart.
In 1983, R.C., “Maniac” by Michael Sembello peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.
In 1983, R.C., “Solsbury Hill” by Peter Gabriel peaked at #84 on the pop singles chart.
In 1983, R.C., “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats peaked at number three on the pop singles chart; “Weird Al” parodied it into “The Brady Bunch” the next year; the video featured midgets.
In 1983, The Magician drops “Rubik: The Amazing Cube” and he winds up in the hands of politically correct siblings Carlos, Lisa, and Reynaldo Rodriguez. Voice over actor Ron Palillo has at last found an even more embarrassing item for his resume than his work as Arnold Horshack on “Welcome Back, Kotter.”
In 1983, “Flash Gordon”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on NBC.
In 1983, “The All-New Popeye Hour”, TV Cartoon Show; last aired on CBS.
In 1983, “The Little Rascals/Richie Rich Show”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on ABC.
In 1983, “The Littles”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on ABC.
In 1983, “The New Scooby and Scrappy-Doo Show”, TV Cartoon Show, debut on ABC, also spawned “The New Scooby-Doo Mysteries”, “Scary Scooby Funnies”, “The 13 Ghosts of Scooby Doo”, “Scoobyʹs Mystery Funhouse” over the next three years.
In 1983, “The Puppyʹs Further Adventures”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on ABC.
In 1983, Michael Jacksonʹs “Thriller” returned to the top of Billboardʹs Top-200 album chart…dislodging Policeʹs “Synchronicity” for one week.
In 1984, The Federal Communications Commission changed the rules by allowing broadcasters to own 12 AM and twelve FM radio stations. The previous limit was seven of each.
In 1984, “Voltron: Defender of the Universe” began airing in syndication
In 1984, A revival of the TV game show “Jeopardy!” hosted by Alex Trebek premiered in syndication.
In 1985, “Lifeʹs Most Embarrasing Moments”, TV Variety; last aired on ABC.
In 1985, “Threeʹs A Crowd”, TV Comedy, Threeʹs Company spinoff; last aired on ABC.
In 1986, “Itʹs Garry Shandlingʹs Show”, TV Variety; debut on Showtime.
In 1988, R.C., “Perfect World” by Huey Lewis and The News peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.
In 1988, R.C., “Simply Irresistible” by Robert Palmer peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.
In 1988, R.C., “Sweet Child Oʹ Mine” by Guns N' Roses peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.
In 1988, R.C., “When Itʹs Love” by Van Halen peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.
In 1988, The most excellent Martin Short heads to Saturday morning cartoons in NBCʹs “The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley.” Joining Short from the old SCTV gang are Catherine OʹHara, and Joe Flaherty in live action segments as Count Floyd, which is just like so totally unexpected, and yet rather sad, I must say. Oh, I suppose they should have been grateful to be on the air in the first place, but theyʹre canceled after a single season, as doomed as doomed can be. Isnʹt that always the way?
In 1988, “A Pup Named Scooby Doo” began airing on ABC
In 1988, “Baby Boom” began airing on NBC
In 1988, “Police Academy” began airing in syndication
In 1988, “Slimer and The Real Ghostbusters”, and “A Pup Named Scooby Doo”, TV Cartoon Shows; debut on ABC.
In 1988, “The Beany And Cecil Show”, TV Cartoon Show, returns on ABC.
In 1988, “The Facts Of Life”, TV Comedy and the last sitcom that debut on network television in the 1970s decade, last aired on NBC.
In 1988, “Too Hip For TV”, TV Variety; debut on NBC with Ahmet Zappa. It was so hip, few watched.
In 1990, 09 x 10 = 90
In 1990, Sandra Bernhard “un-outs” herself in People Magazine. “If Madonna and I were really having an affair, I donʹt think we would be talking about it in public. Iʹm not a lesbian and Iʹm sick of being called one…I want to set the record straight.”
In 1990, The two-hour “The Disney Afternoon” syndicated TV show premieres.
In 1990, “Lenny” began airing on CBS
In 1990, “The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air”, TV Comedy, debut on NBC. It starred Will Smith as The Fresh Prince.
In 1990, “The Jokerʹs Wild” returned to be airing new episodes in syndication.
In 1990, “The New Adventures of He-Man” began airing in syndication
In 1990, “Tic-Tac-Dough” returned to be airing new episodes in syndication.
In 1990, “Trump Card” began airing in syndication
In 1990, “Uncle Buck” began airing on CBS
In 1990, Hey Abbott! Abbott faced off against Abbott. Jim Abbott of California pitched against Paul Abbott of Minnesota. The Angels beat the twins, 3-1. The pitchers are not related. Late in the game, Carmen Castillo pinch hit for the Twins, completing the revival of Abbott and Castillo. [Sorry about that.]
In 1992, Lucy in “Peanuts” comics raises her Pyschiatric Help from five cents to 47 cents.
In 1992, “Dennis Miller Show” TV Talk last aired in syndication.
In 1992, “Whoʹs The Boss?”, TV Comedy; last aired on ABC.
In 1993, “Bill Nye the Science Guy” began airing on PTV
In 1993, “Family Feud” TV Game Show last aired on CBS. CBS also gave its 10am ET/9am CT and PT morning hour back to its local affiliates.
In 1993, “Late Night With David Letterman”, TV Talk Show; last aired on NBC.
In 1993, “The X-Files”, TV Sci-Fi Anthology, debut on Fox. FBI agents Mulder and Scully go after their first aliens. Trust us.
In 1995, “Cleghorne!” with comedian Ellen Cleghorne, debut on The WB.
In 1995, “First Time Out,” featuring comedian Jackie Guerrae debut on The WB.
In 1995, “Simon,” TV Comedy debut on The WB.
In 1995, “Steven Spielberg Presents Pinky and The Brain,” a spinoff of Spielbergʹs “Animaniacs” cartoon show, is the adventures of two power-hungry mice, debuts on The WB.
In 1995, NBCʹs “ER” won eight Emmy Awards, but lost best dramatic series to ABCʹs “NYPD Blue.”
In 1995, NBCʹs “Frasier” won five awards, including best comedy series.
In 1995, Cyndi Lauper wins an Emmy for her guest appearance on “Mad About You.”
In 1997, In “South Park”, after a botched genetic experiment, Stanʹs clone is let loose on the town
In 1997, The sitcom “Austin Stories” debut on MTV.
In 1998, The long-running TV sitcom about nothing, “Seinfeld”, had its final network showing on NBC with a repeat of its two-hour series finale.
In 1998, “Crank It Up — The Music Album” album by Jeff Foxworthy was certified Platinum by the RIAA
In 2002, Floridaʹs first big test of its new elections system turned into a nightmare as polling stations opened late and problems cropped up with new touchscreen voting machines.
In 2002, The Russian space agency informed NASA it was not taking Lance Bass of ʹN Sync on a mission to the international space station. Bass had failed to come up with the $20 million fee, payable in advance.
In 2004, Zippy Chippy, thoroughbred racingʹs lovable loser, makes it zero-for-100 when he finishes last in an eight-horse field at the Three-County Fairgrounds in Northampton, Massachusetts.
In 2005, The MTV stations air “ReAct Now: Music and Relief,” a Hurricane Katrina benefit with Alan Jackson, Kid Rock, Paul McCartney, Big and Rich, Hank Williams Jr., The Rolling Stones, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Neil Young, Sheryl Crow, Sugarland and Emmylou Harris.
In 2006, “NBC Sunday Night Football” began airing their first regular season lineup of games on NBC. It premiered on August 6, 2006 with the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game.
In 2009, U.S. Representative Joe Wilson, R-S.C., shouted “You lie!” during U.S. President Barack Obamaʹs address on healthcare reform to a joint session of Congress. Wilsonʹs outburst brought sharp criticism from colleagues and he apologized to Obama for “inappropriate and regrettable” behavior and letting “my emotions get the best of me.”
In 2011, Vitali Klitschko defeats Polish challenger Tomasz Adamek by technical knockout to retain his WBC heavyweight title in Wroclaw, Poland. The fight is stopped two minutes, 20 seconds into the tenth round.
In 2012, “The New Normal” began airing on NBC. It is not associated with The New Normal L.L.C. founded by talk show host Tom Leykis.
In 2090, 09 x 10 = 90