🎭Barbara Bain -- is 90 in the year 2021 and 91 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1931
Names/Places: b. in Chicago; Martin Landau's wife
TV Shows: Mission: Impossible (as Cinnamon Carter), Space 1999 (as Dr. Helena Russell)
Movie Titles: Panic, Pacific Edge
🎭Eileen Fulton -- is 88 in the year 2021 and 89 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1933
TV Shows: As The World Turns (as Lisa Miller Hughes Eldridge Shea Colman McColl Almost-Hadley Mitchell Grimaldi)
🎭Joe E. Tata -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1936 N.S.
TV Shows: Lost in Space (guest in four episodes), Batman (as Goon, Suleiman and Tallow in five episodes), The Rockford Files (guest in eight episodes), "Beverly Hills, 90210" (as Nat Busicio)
✍📰🎭Judith Martin -- is 83 in the year 2021 and 84 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1938 N.S.
Author, Journalist, Columnist, Actress
Names/Places: b. in Washington, D.C.
Misc: Miss Manners the etiquette authority
🎵James Johnson -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1939
Misc: of the Jayhawks; "Stranded In The Jungle"; renamed as Vibrations with hits "The Watusi" and "My Girl Sloopy"; and sandwiched in between as the Marathons doing "Peanut Butter" (get it? Peanut Butter sandwich?)
Group Names: The Jayhawks, The Marathons, Vibrations
Song Titles: Peanut Butter, Stranded in the Jungle, The Watusi, My Girl Sloopy
🎵Dave Quincy -- is 82 in the year 2021 and 83 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1939
Keyboardist, Saxophonist, British
Group Names: Manfred Mann's Chapter 3
⚖Óscar Arias Sánchez -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1940
Head of State, Politician, Costa Rican
Misc: of Costa Rica 1986-90
🎵🎸David Clayton-Thomas -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1941
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Group Names: "Blood, Sweat & Tears" (lead)
🎵Judy Harriet -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1942
Names/Places: RN: Judy Harriet Spiegelman
TV Shows: The Mickey Mouse Club
🎵Ray Elliott -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1943
Group Names: Them
⛪🎭Jacqueline Bisset -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1944
Roman Catholic, TV/Movie Actress, Movie Producer, English
Names/Places: b. in Weybridge
TV Shows: Airport, The Deep, Casino Royale
🎭🏆Dolly Martin -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1944 N.S.
Actress, Model, Playmate, English
Names/Places: RN:Dolly Read; Dick Martin's wife
Misc: May 1966; retired from acting in 1980
Movie Titles: Beyond the Valley of the Dolls
🏆⚽Patrick Gordon "Pat" Stanton -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1944 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish
Misc: midfielder, defernder, and manager
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🎵Peter Cetera -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1944
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Bassist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago
Misc: some say b. 1942
Group Names: Chicago (lead), soloist
🏆⚾Rick Wise -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1945 N.S.
🏆🏈Ed Bell -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1947
🎭Kathleen Lloyd -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1948
TV Shows: Equal Justice
Movie Titles: The Car, The Missouri Breaks, It Lives Again
🎭Clyde Kusatsu -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1948
TV Shows: Bring 'Em Back Alive, Star Trek: The Next Generation (as Admiral Nakamura)
🎵Susaye Greene -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1949 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Supremes
🏆⚾Rick Dempsey -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1949
Misc: World Series MVP in 1983
Sports Teams: Baltimore Orioles
🎭Jean Smart -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1951
Names/Places: Richard Gilliland's wife
TV Shows: Reggie, Desinging Women (as Charlene Frazier), High Society (as Ellie Walker), Odd Couple II, Center of the Universe (as Kate Pressman), Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce (as Katherine Miller)
Movie Titles: Youth in Revolt, Garden State, Sweet Home Alabama
🎭Christine Estabrook -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1952
TV Shows: American Horror Story
Movie Titles: The Usual Suspects, Spider-Man 2, Sea of Love, Presumed Innocent
🎵Don Was -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1952
Music Executive, Music Producer
🎵Randy Jones -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1952
Group Names: The Village People
🎭Ann Dusenberry -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1953
TV Shows: Life with Lucy
Movie Titles: Jaws 2, Cutter's Way, Basic Training, Lies, Little Women
🎭Isiah Whitlock Jr. -- is 67 in the year 2021 and 68 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1954 N.S.
TV Shows: The Wire
Movie Titles: Cedar Rapids, Pete's Dragon, BlacKKKlansman, 25th Hour, 1408, Enchanted, Goodfellas
🎭Geri Jewell -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1956
Actress, Comedienne, Producer
Misc: who has cerebral palsy & did stand up comedy
TV Shows: The Facts of Life (as Cousin Jeri Warner), Deadwood (as Jewel), Child of the '70s (as Geri Jewell)
🏆⛸Judy Blumberg -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1957
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater
Misc: Ice Dancer
🎵🎸Chuck Wright -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1959
Heavy Metal Bassist
Group Names: Quiet Riot
⚖Ari Fleischer -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1960
🎭🎵🎸Dave Mustaine -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1961
Actor, Songwriter, Heavy Metal Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Megadeth
🎭🎵🎸Fiona -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1961
Actress, Heavy Metal Singer
Movie Titles: The Doors, Quicksilver, No Small Affair, Hearts of Fire
🎵Bobbie Cryner -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1961
Songwriter, Country Singer
🎭Jennifer Nicholson -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1963
Names/Places: Sandra Knight and Jack's daughter
Movie Titles: Hoffa, Wolf, Inevitable Grace, The Witches of Eastwick
✍📰💰🎭Tavis Smiley -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1964
Author, Commentator, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Radio Talk Show Host
Misc: Radio and TV Personality
✍🎭Jeff Ross -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1965 N.S.
Author, Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Sneaky Pete
🎵🎸Zack Starkey -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1965
Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Names/Places: Ringo & Maureen's son
Group Names: Oasis (the third drummer)
🎭Michelle Duggar -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1966 N.S.
Reality TV Starlet
🎭Louis Mandylor -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1966
Actor, Producer, Australian
TV Shows: Martial Law (as Louis Malone)
Movie Titles: My Big Fat Greek Wedding (series), The Quest, In the Eyes of the Killer
🏆🏒Igor Kravchuk -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1966
NHL Player, Russian
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🏆🏁Michael Johnson -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1967
Sprinter, Olympic Athlete
Misc: only person to break 44 (43.65) seconds for the 400 meter; Olympics 92 and 96
🎵🎸Steve Perkins -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1967
Songwriter, Drummer, Percussionist, Punk Rock Singer
Group Names: Porno For Pyros, Jane's Addiction
🎭Roger Howarth -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1968
TV Shows: One Life to Live, Dawson's Creek (as Greg Hetson), As the World Turns
🏆🏈Brad Johnson -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1968
🏆⚾Denny Neagle -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1968
🏆⚾Bernie Williams -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1968
MLB Outfielder, Puerto Rican
Misc: 5x All Star, 4x Gold Glove, Silver Slugger, AL LCS MVP 1996; Yankees #51 retired
Sports Teams: New York Yankees
🎭Dominic Fumusa -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1969
TV Shows: Nurse Jackie (as Kevin Payton)
Movie Titles: 13 Hours, Focus, Management
🏆Shane Warne -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1969 N.S.
Cricket Player, Australian
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✍🎭Tyler Perry -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1969
Writer, Playwright, Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: House of Payne, For Better For Worse
Movie Titles: Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, I Can Do Bad All By Myself, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Madea Goes To Jail
🏆⚾Russ Davis -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1969
MLB Third Baseman
🎭Louise Lombard -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1970
TV Shows: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (as Sophia Curtis), The House of Elliott (as Evageline Elliott), Grimm (as Elizabeth Lascelles)
Movie Titles: Hidalgo, Tale of the Mummy
🏆🏈Richie Anderson -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1971
NFL Coach, NFL Runningback
🎨Stella McCartney -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1971 N.S.
Names/Places: MN:Nina; Linda & Paul's daughter
🏆🎾Goran Ivanišević -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1971
Tennis Player, Yugoslav
🏆🏒Ted Drury -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1971
NHL Center, American
🏆🏀Brian Evans -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1973
🎭🎵Aaron Benward -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1973
Actor, Producer, Songwriter, Country Singer
🏆🏀Travis Knight -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1974
🎭Scott Vickaryous -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1975
Movie Titles: Whatever It Takes, Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds, A Time for Dancing, Silent Scream
🎵Joe Don Rooney -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1975
Group Names: Rascal Flats
🏆🏁🏊Miho Takeda -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1976 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Japanese
🎵Fiona Apple -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1977
Music Producer, Songwriter, Pianist, Pop Singer
Song Titles: Criminal
Album Titles: Tidal, When The Pawn
🎨🎵Swizz Beatz -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1978 N.S.
Fashion Designer, Painter, Music Producer, Hip Hop Rapper
🎭Jason Cook -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1980
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives, General Hospital
Movie Titles: Dark Awakening
🎭Ben Savage -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1980
Names/Places: Fred's brother
TV Shows: Dear John, Boy Meets World (as Cory Matthews), Girl Meets World (as Cory Matthews)
Movie Titles: Little Monsters, Clifford, Car Babes
🏆⚾Daisuke Matsuzaka -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1980
MLB Pitcher, Japanese
Sports Teams: Boston Red Sox
🎵Hector Cérvantes -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1980
Musician, Christian/Contemporary Performer
Group Names: Casting Crowns
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🏆🥊Angelina Love -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1981 N.S.
Names/Places: RN:Lauren Williams; aka Angel Williams
🎵E. Jay Day -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1981
TV Shows: American Idol (Finalist #10 2002)
✍🎭J. G. Quintel -- is 39 in the year 2021 and 40 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1982 N.S.
Writer, TV Producer
TV Shows: The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, Regular Show in Space, Regular Show
Movie Titles: Regular Show: The Movie
🏆🏈🥊Thomas "Tom" Pestock -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1984 N.S.
Football Player, Boxer, Wrestler
Names/Places: ring name: Baron Corbin
🎮Freddie Wong -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1985 N.S.
Video Game Player
🎭💻Levi Meaden -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1987 N.S.
Actor, Internet Video Actor
TV Shows: The Killing (as A.J. Fielding), Aftermath (as Matt Copeland), The 100, Olympus
Hap Maple -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1988
Names/Places: Mare Winningham's son
🎭🏆Nikki Leigh -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1988
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: May 2012
🏆🏈A. J. McCarron -- is 31 in the year 2021 and 32 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1990 N.S.
NFL Quarterback, College Football Player
Sports Teams: University of Alabama, Cincinnatti Bengals
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🎭Taylor Guldersleeve -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1991
Names/Places: aka Taylor Black
TV Shows: Hey Girl
Movie Titles: Sugar Daddies, Person of Interest
🎭Alex Cubis -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1991 N.S.
TV Shows: Mako Mermaids (as Erik)
Movie Titles: Rake, No Evil
Gilda Claire Hall -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1993 N.S.
Names/Places: Liza & Ed's daughter
Ren Farren Martinez -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1993
Names/Places: Leslie & A's girl
🎵Niall Horan -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1993
Pop Singer, Irish
Group Names: One Direction
🎭Mitch Holleman -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1994
TV Shows: Reba (as Jake Hart)
Movie Titles: The Animal, Bubble Boy, Daddio
🎭Lili Reinhart -- is 25 in the year 2021 and 26 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1996 N.S.
TV Shows: Riverdale (as Betty Cooper)
Lennon Gallagher -- is 22 in the year 2021 and 23 in the year 2022; b.9/13/1999
Names/Places: Patsy Kensit and Liam's son
Kai Miles Land -- is 20 in the year 2021 and 21 in the year 2022; b.9/13/2001
Names/Places: Sharon Leal and Bev's son
🎖⚖Cesare Borgia -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1475 d.3/11/1507 (31)
✍📰Daniel Defoe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1660 d.4/24/1731 (70)
Novelist, Journalist, English
Misc: birth year may range from 1659 to 1661.
Book Titles: Robinson Crusoe
🎖Count François Grasse -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1722 N.S. d.1/11/1788 N.S. (65)
Naval Officer, French
🎖Andrew Pickens -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1739 d.8/11/1817 (77)
⚛Oliver Evans -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1755 d.4/15/1819 (63)
Misc: pioneered the high-pressure steam engine
🎖💰Samuel Wilson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1766 d.7/31/1854 (87)
Misc: Original Uncle Sam
🎭William Henry Betty -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1791 d.8/24/1874 (82)
Stage Actor, British
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📰Daniel MacMillan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1813 N.S. d.6/27/1857 N.S. (43)
Misc: MacMillan & Co. bookseller founder
🎵Clara Josephine Wieck Schumann -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1819 d.5/20/1896 (76)
Composer, Pianist, German
⚛James Lyall -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1836 d.8/23/1901 (64)
⚛Dr. Walter S. Reed -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1851 d.11/22/1902 (51)
Hall of Famer, Scientist, Bacteriologist, Physician, Surgeon
Misc: American Medical pioneer; proved mosquitoes transmit yellow fever; d. 11-23?
💰Milton S. Hershey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1857 d.10/13/1945 (88)
Misc: Hershey's Chocolate Co. founder
🎖John Joseph "Black Jack" Pershing -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1860 N.S. d.7/15/1948 N.S. (87)
Misc: WWI commander
✍💰Arthur Henderson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1863 d.10/20/1935 (72)
Author, Labor Leader, British
Misc: socialist, disarmament worker
🎵Arnold Schoenberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1874 d.7/13/1951 (76)
Names/Places: b. in Vienna
Misc: 12-tone music system, or else we'd all sing offkey.
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✍📰Sherwood Anderson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1876 d.3/8/1941 (64)
Author, Short Story Writer, Poet, Publisher, Panamaian
⚛Wilhelm Filchner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1877 d.5/7/1957 (79)
Scientist, Explorer, German
Misc: led the German Antarctic expedition of 1911-12.
🏆🎾Dorothy Douglass Chambers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1878 d.1/7/1960 (81)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, English
Misc: was the leading female competitor in the period prior to World War I.
💰🎭Jesse L. Lasky -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1880 d.1/13/1958 (77)
Executive, Movie Producer
Misc: founded the Jesse Lasky Feature Play Corp, forerunner of Paramount Pictures
🎖Theodore Roosevelt Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1887 d.7/12/1944 (56)
Names/Places: Theodore's son
🎵🎷Larry Shields -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1893 d.11/21/1953 (60)
Clarinetist, Jazz Performer
Group Names: Original Dixieland Jazz Band
🏆🏁🏊Thor Henning -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1894 N.S. d.10/7/1967 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Swedish
🎭Ruth McDevitt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1895 d.5/27/1976 (80)
TV Shows: Mr. Peepers (as Mom Peepers), All in the Family (as Jo Nelson), Pistols 'n Petticoats, Kolchak:The Night Stalker
🏆⚾Eddie Rommel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1897 d.8/26/1970 (72)
James McCoubrey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1901 d.7/5/2013 (111)
Misc: was the world's oldest man
🎭Leland Hayward -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1902 d.3/18/1971 (68)
Talent Agent, TV/Movie Producer
🎭Claudette Colbert -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1903 d.7/30/1996 (92)
Movie/Stage Actress, French
Names/Places: b. in Paris; RN:Lily Chauchoin
Misc: her passport said b. 1905
Movie Titles: Cleopatra, It Happened One Night
🎭Edwina Booth -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1904 d.5/18/1991 (86)
Names/Places: RN:Constance Woodruff
🏆🥊"Gorgeos" George Arena -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1907 d.7/16/1992 (84)
🎭Mae Questel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1908 d.1/8/1998 (89)
Cartoon Voice Actress
Misc: voice of Betty Boop; d. Jan 4?
Movie Titles: Betty Boop (cartoon shorts)
🎵🎷"Chu" Berry -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1910 d.10/31/1941 (31)
Tenor-sax, Jazz Saxophonist
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🎵Bill Monroe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1911 d.9/9/1996 (84)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Banjoist, Mandolin, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Rosine, KY; RN:William Smith Monroe; NN:Father of Bluegrass Music
Misc: combined fast-picking mandolin, banjo and guitar with a "high lonesome" singing style to create the distinctly American sound known as bluegrass, probably the biggest influence in music in general.
🎭Reta Shaw -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1912 d.1/8/1982 (69)
TV/Movie Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: Mr. Peepers (as Aunt Lil), Betty White Show, Ann Sothern Show (as Flora Macauley), Tab Hunter Show (as Thelma), Ichabod & Me (as Aunt Lavinia), Cara Williams Show, The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (as Martha Grant)
⚛Horace Welcome Babcock -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1912 d.8/29/2003 (90)
Misc: who with his father, Harold Delos Babcock, invented the solar magnetograph.
🎭Roy Engle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1913 d.12/29/1980 (67)
TV Shows: Date with the Angels, My Favorite Martian (as police chief)
🎭Max Rosenberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1914 d.6/14/2004 (89)
Misc: low-budget horror films
✍📰🎵Leonard Feather -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1914 d.9/22/1994 (80)
Lecturer, Critic, Journalist, Historian, Composer, Pianist, English
Book Titles: Encyclopedia of Jazz
🏆🏈Clinton Frank -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1915 d.7/7/1992 (76)
Hall of Famer, College Football Player
Misc: Heisman Trophy (1937)
Sports Teams: Yale University
✍Roald Dahl -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1916 d.11/23/1990 (74)
Short Story Writer, Children's Author, Screen/Scriptwriter, Welsh (Wales)
Names/Places: Patricia Neal's ex-
Book Titles: James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Witches, Fantastic Mr Fox, The BFG, George's Marvellous Medicine, The Twits, Tales of the Unexpected, My Uncle Oswald
Movie Titles: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (screenwriter)
🎭🎵Dick Haymes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1918 d.3/28/1980 (61)
Movie Actor, Songwriter, Baritone, Pop Crooner, Argentine
Names/Places: wed 6x's including Rita Hayworth
🎵Ray (White) Charles -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1918 N.S. d.4/6/2015 N.S. (96)
Conductor/Composer, Arranger, Lyricist, Songwriter, Singer
Misc: Orchestra & Choral Director; TV show scores; Perro Como's associate; not to be confused with the Black Ray Charles
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John Houston -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1920 d.2/2/2003 (82)
Names/Places: Whitney's father
🎭John Crawford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1920 d.9/21/2010 (90)
TV Shows: The Waltons (as Sheriff Ep Bridges)
Movie Titles: The Poseidon Adventure
🎵Charles Brown -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1922 d.1/21/1999 (76)
Hall of Famer, Pianist, Blues Singer
✍Natalia Correia -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1923 d.3/16/1993 (69)
🎭Norman Alden -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1924 d.7/27/2012 (87)
TV Shows: Hennesey (as Pulaski), Krofft Supershow (as Frank on the Electrawoman and Dynagirl segments)
🎭Scott Brady -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1924 d.4/16/1985 (60) or 4/17/1985 (60)
Names/Places: RN:Gerald Kenneth Tierney
TV Shows: The Winds of War, Shotgun Slade (star), Police Story
Movie Titles: The China Syndrome, Gremlins
🎵Maurice Jarre -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1924 d.3/28/2009 (84)
Movie Titles: Dr. Zhivago
🎭🎵🎷Mel Torme -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1925 d.6/5/1999 (73)
TV/Movie Actor, Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter, Songwriter, Drummer, Pianist, Jazz Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago; NN:The 'Velvet Fog' singer; RN:Melvin Howard
Song Titles: The Christmas Song (penned for Nat King Cole)
TV Shows: Night Court (as himself, occasional)
🎨Robert Indiana -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1928 N.S. d.5/19/2018 N.S. (89)
Misc: best know for his 1960's "Love" series.
🏆🏁🏊Jimmy McLane -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1930 N.S. d.12/13/2020 N.S. (90)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: RN: James Price McLane Jr.
🎵🎸Lewis Steinberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1933 N.S. d.7/21/2016 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Booker T & the MG's
🎭Fred Silverman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1937 N.S. d.1/30/2020 N.S. (82)
Hall of Famer, TV Executive, TV Producer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: CBS, ABC, NBC network programmer 1970-80s
💰John Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1938 d.5/12/1994 (55)
Labor Leader, British
Misc: British Labor Party leader
🎭Richard Kiel -- Birth 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)
⚖Larry Speakes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1939 d.1/10/2014 (74)
Congressperson, Government Official
Misc: ex-White House spokesman
🎵Gene Page -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1940 d.8/24/1998 (57)
🎵Les Harvey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1944 d.5/3/1972 (27)
Group Names: Stone the Crows
🎭🎵Nell Carter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1948 d.1/23/2003 (54)
TV/Stage Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Gospel Singer
Names/Places: b. in Birmingham, AL; RLN:Hardy
TV Shows: Lobo (as Sgt. Hildy Jones), Gimme A Break (as Nell Harper), Ryan's Hope, Hangin' With Mr. Cooper (as Mrs. P.J.)
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🎵🎸Craig MacGregor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1949 d.2/9/2018 N.S. (68)
Rock & Roll Bassist, American
Group Names: Foghat
🎭Taryn Power -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1953 N.S. d.6/26/2020 N.S. (66)
Names/Places: Tyrone's daughter
Misc: retired from acting in 1990
Movie Titles: The Count of Monte Cristo
🎵Joni Sledge -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1956 d.3/10/2017 N.S. (60)
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Sister Sledge
🎨Andrea Mantegna -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1431 d.9/13/1506
✍Michel de Montaigne -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/28/1533 d.9/13/1592 (59)
Essayist, Philosopher, French
👑King Philip II Of Spain -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/21/1527 d.9/13/1598 (71)
Misc: ruled 1556-98; launched the Spanish Armada
🎖⚖Lord Oliver Cromwell -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/25/1599 J-LD or 5/5/1599 N.S. d.9/3/1658 J-LD (59) or 9/13/1658 N.S. (59)
Military Leader, Soldier, Statesman, British
Names/Places: aka James I of England
Misc: Lord protector leader of Great Britian 1653-1658
🎖James Wolfe -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/2/1727 d.9/13/1759 (32)
Misc: commander of the British Army at the capture of Quebec; died in battle
🎖John Barry -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/25/1745 d.9/13/1803 (58)
Revolutionary, Military Leader
Misc: Commodore; the first American commodore to fight in the Revolutionary War and the father of the U.S. Navy
⚖William Cushing -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/1/1732 d.9/13/1810 (78)
Supreme Court Justice
Misc: the first appointee
George Washington Gale -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/3/1789 d.9/13/1861 (71)
💰William Gregg -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/2/1800 d.9/13/1867 (67)
Misc: southern textiles; d. Sep 12?
✍Ludwig Feuerbach -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/28/1804 d.9/13/1872 (68)
🎖⚛💰Ambrose Everett Burnside -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/23/1824 d.9/13/1881 (57)
Soldier, Policeman, Inventor, Businessperson
Misc: sideburns were named after him
⚛August Krogh -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/15/1874 d.9/13/1949 (74)
Physiologist, Danish (Denmark)
🎨Gilbert Adrian -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/3/1903 d.9/13/1959 (56)
⚛💰Mark Honeywell -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/29/1874 d.9/13/1964 (89)
🎵Sidney DeParis -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/30/1905 d.9/13/1967 (62)
🎭Betty Field -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/8/1918 d.9/13/1973 (55)
Movie Titles: Of Mice & Men, Bus Stop
🏆🥊Jack Pfefer -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/10/1894 d.9/13/1974 (79)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Polish
Misc: wrestling promoter
🎵Leopold Stokowski -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/18/1882 d.9/13/1977 (95)
Musician, Conductor, English
Names/Places: d. in Hampshire, England
Misc: one of the best-known symphonic conductors of all time; Walt Disney movies
Group Names: Philadelphia Orchestra (conductor)
🎵🎷Bob Bates -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/1/1923 d.9/13/1981 (58)
🎭Philip Ober -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/23/1902 d.9/13/1982 (80)
Names/Places: Vivian Vance's ex-husband
TV Shows: I Dream of Jeannie (as Gen. Wingard Stone)
✍🎭Mervyn Le Roy -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/15/1900 d.9/13/1987 (86)
Writer, Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Wizard of Oz, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, Little Women
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✍📰Marya Mannes -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1904 d.9/13/1990 (85)
Author, Writer, Critic, Journalist
🎭Joe Pasternak -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/19/1901 d.9/13/1991 (89)
Movie Producer, Hungarian, Romanian
Misc: NOT Joseph A.; produced over 100 films
🎖Freddy Kruger -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1984 d.9/13/1991 (6)
Misc: Horror movie character; dead forever?
🎭Lou Jacobs -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/1/1903 d.9/13/1992 (89)
Misc: Ringling Brothers Barnum & Bailey Circus clown
🎭Pierre Olaf -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/14/1928 d.9/13/1995 (67)
TV Shows: Kraft Music Hall
🎭🎵Tupac Shakur -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/16/1971 d.9/13/1996 (25)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Rapper
Names/Places: aka 2Pac
Misc: gangsta rap pioneer
🎭Jane Baxter -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/9/1909 N.S. d.9/13/1997 N.S. (88)
Misc: was 87?
🏆🏒Harry Lumley -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/11/1926 d.9/13/1998 (71)
Hall of Famer, NHL Goaltender, Canadian
Misc: played from 1943-1961
Sports Teams: Boston Bruins, Chicago Black Hawks, Detroit Red Wings, New York Rangers, Toronto Maple Leafs
✍Richard Merrell -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/6/1925 d.9/13/1998 (73)
Misc: wrote Alfred Hitchcock Presents
⚖George C. Wallace -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/25/1919 d.9/13/1998 (79)
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🎭Dorothy McGuire -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/14/1916 N.S. d.9/13/2001 N.S. (85)
Names/Places: b. in Omaha, NE
Misc: not to be confused with singer Dorothy "Dotty" McGuire
TV Shows: Rich Man Poor Man, Little Women
🏆🎾Jaroslav Drobný -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/12/1921 N.S. d.9/13/2001 N.S. (79)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Czech
⚖Julio Turbay Ayala -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/18/1916 d.9/13/2005 (89)
Misc: Colombian President
⚖Ann W. Richards -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/1/1933 d.9/13/2006 (73)
Misc: ex-Texas gov
🎵James Harrell "Hal" Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/21/1923 N.S. d.9/13/2008 N.S. (84)
🎭Paul Burke -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/21/1926 d.9/13/2009 (83)
Misc: some say b. Jan 21 or year 1929 or 1936
TV Shows: Noah's Ark (as Dr. Noah McCann), Naked City (as Det. Adam Flint), 12 O'Clock High (as Capt./Major/Colonel Joe Gallagher), Dynasty (as Cong. Neal McVane), Hot Shots, Santa Barbara
🎭Tom O'Rourke -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/28/1944 d.9/13/2009 (65)
🎭Jack Garner -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/19/1926 d.9/13/2011 (84)
Names/Places: James' brother
TV Shows: Bret Maverick
🎵Wilma Lee Leary Cooper -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/7/1921 d.9/13/2011 (90)
🎨Pedro Eduardo Guerrero -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/5/1917 d.9/13/2012 (95)
🎭Jimmy Herman -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/25/1940 N.S. d.9/13/2013 N.S. (72)
Movie Titles: Dances With Wolves, Reindeer Games, Coyote Waits
🏆⚾Frank Torre -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/30/1931 N.S. d.9/13/2014 N.S. (82)
Sports Teams: Milwaukee Braves, Philadephia Phillies
🏆🏀Moses Malone -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/23/1955 d.9/13/2015 N.S. (60)
Hall of Famer, NBA Center
Names/Places: RN:Moses Eugene Malone
Misc: some say b. 1954; signed with Utah of ABA at age 19; has led NBA in rebounding 6 times; playoff MVP with Philadelphia in 1983; played in 1,329 games; career 27,409 points and 16,212 rebounds; NBA Champion (1983); 3x NBA Most Valuable Player (1979, 1982-1983); 13x NBA All-Star (1975, 1978-1989); 4x All-NBA First Team (1979, 1982-1983, 1985); 4x All-NBA Second Team (1980-1981, 1984, 1987); NBA All-Defensive First Team (1983); NBA All-Defensive Second Team (1979); 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996); Rockets #24 retired
Sports Teams: Utah Stars (ABA, 1974-1975), Spirits of St. Louis (ABA, 1975-1976) Buffalo Braves (1976), Houston Rockets (1976-1982), Philadelphia 76ers (1982-1986), Washington Bullets (1986-1988), Atlanta Hawks (1988-1991), Milwaukee Bucks (1991-1993), Philadelphia 76ers (1993-1994), San Antonio Spurs (1994-1995)
🎵🎸Gary Richrath -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/18/1949 N.S. d.9/13/2015 N.S. (65)
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Misc: some say b. Oct 10
Group Names: REO Speedwagon
✍🎭Jack Hofsiss -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/28/1950 d.9/13/2016 N.S. (65)
Writer, Stage Director
Misc: stage: The Elephant Man
🎭🎮Frank Vincent -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/4/1939 d.9/13/2017 N.S. (78)
Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: The Sopranos (as Phil Leotardo)
Movie Titles: Raging Bull, Casino, Goodfellas
Video Games: Grand Theft Auto (series)
⚖Pete V. Domenici -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/7/1932 d.9/13/2017 N.S. (85)
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🎵🎸Grantzberg Vernon "Grant" Hart -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/18/1961 N.S. d.9/13/2017 N.S. (56)
Songwriter, Punk Rock Drummer
Group Names: Hüsker Dü, Nova Mob
🎵🎸Eddie Money -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/21/1949 N.S. d.9/13/2019 N.S. (70)
Songwriter, Saxophonist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RN:Edward Mahoney
Song Titles: Baby Hold On, Two Tickets to Paradise, Maybe I'm a Fool, Think I'm in Love, Shakin', Take Me Home Tonight, I Wanna Go Back, Endless Nights, Walk on Water, The Love in Your Eyes, Peace in Our Time
Album Titles: Eddie Money, Life for the Taking, Playing for Keeps, No Control, Where's The Party?, Can't Hold Back, Nothing to Lose
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In 1949, “Sugar Hill Times”, TV Variety, first series with African-Americans, debut on CBS.
In 1955, Little Richard records “Tutti Frutti”.
In 1956, “The Snooky Lanson Show”, TV Music; last aired on NBC.
In 1958, On the cover of TV Guide: “The Lennon Sisters”. Other Articles: Spike Jones, State Trooper
In 1960, Bringing an end to the infamous “payola” scandals, the Federal Communications Act is amended to ban the payment of cash or gifts in exchange for radio airplay. The scandals provided the inspiration for Don McLeanʹs meditation on “the day the music died” in the hit single “American Pie.”
In 1963, The Polite Comedians: In a article, TIME magazine profiles several up and coming comic talents including: Bill Cosby, Bob Newhart, and Jackie Mason.
In 1963, “Cheyenne”, TV Western Drama; last aired on ABC after eight years.
In 1963, “Iʹm Dickens, Heʹs Fenster”, TV Comedy; last aired on ABC.
In 1965, The Beatles released the single “Yesterday”/“Act Naturally”; the Beatles won their first Grammy, for the Best Group of 1964, with their album “A Hard Dayʹs Night”.
In 1965, The Today Showʹs first totally color broadcast.
In 1965, “Hazel”, TV Comedy; moved to CBS.
In 1965, “Run For Your Life”, TV Adventure; debut on NBC.
In 1965, “The John Forsythe Show”, TV Comedy; debut on NBC.
In 1966, “Love On A Rooftop”, TV Comedy; debut on ABC.
In 1966, “The Girl From U.N.C.L.E.”, TV Crime Drama; debut on NBC.
In 1969, Future soap dish Susan Lucci and Helmut Huber got married. Lucci FINALLY won that Emmy, almost 30 years later.
In 1969, Santanaʹs eponymous debut album entered the U.S. chart and stayed there for two years.
In 1969, The Plastic Ono Band, John Lennon and Yoko Onoʹs band which included Eric Clapton on guitar, performed a concert in Toronto, Canada at a Rock Revival concert, for an album “Live Peace In Toronto”. Cuts included the famous “Give Peace A Chance”, plus “Cold Turkey” and “Yer Blues” (all Lennon compositions), oldie covers “Blue Suede Shoes”, “Money” and “Dizzy Miss Lizzy”, and two songs by Yoko, one of which lasted over twelve minutes long. Also on the bill: Chuck Berry, Bo Diddley, Gene Vincent, Little Richard, and Alice Cooper.
In 1969, “Dastardly and Muttley and Their Magnificent Flying Machines”, “The Perils Of Penelope Pitstop”, and “The Adventures of Batman”, TV Cartoon Shows; debut on CBS.
In 1969, “Get Smart”, TV Comedy, last aired on NBC, moved to CBS.
In 1969, “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!” began airing on CBS Saturday Morning
In 1969, “The Archie Comedy Hour” began airing on CBS Saturday Morning
In 1970, IBM announced The System 370 computer.
In 1971, Wayne Rollings, a 30-year-old Marine captain stationed at Kaneohe, Hawaii, did 17,000 sit-ups in seven hours and 27 minutes.
In 1972, “My Ding-A-Ling” single by Chuck Berry was certified Gold by the RIAA
In 1972, “The Paul Lynde Show” makes its debut on ABC. Our hero is a trapped in a standard “married with children” storyline which unfortunately just sounds funnier than most of the lame awkward material heʹs given. The show is canceled after an excruciatingly long single season.
In 1974, “Chico And The Man”, TV Comedy; debut on NBC.
In 1974, “Kolchak The Night Stalker”, TV Scifi Adventure; debut on ABC.
In 1974, “Planet Of The Apes”, TV Scifi Adventure; debut on CBS.
In 1974, “Police Woman”, TV Crime Drama; starring Angie Dickinson, debut on NBC.
In 1974, “The Rockford Files”, TV Crime Drama starring James Garner, debut on NBC. James Garner brings his low-key persona to the character of ex-con private investigator Jim Rockford.
In 1974, “The Texas Wheelers” began airing on ABC
In 1975, Boxer Muhammad Ali hosted a special television varleity hour taped at ABCʹs Hollywood Palace Theater. Musical guests include Aretha Franklin, Barry White, and The Captain and Tennille.
In 1975, R.C., “At Seventeen” by Janis Ian peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.
In 1975, R.C., “Black Superman — Muhammad Ali” by Johnny Wakelin and The Kinshasa Band peaked at #21 on the pop singles chart.
In 1975, R.C., “Por Amor Viviremos (Love Will Keep Us Together In Spanish)” by Captain and Tennille peaked at #49 on the pop singles chart.
In 1975, The Eagles released “Lyin' Eyes.”
In 1975, “Doc”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS.
In 1975, “Mr. Jaws”, by Dickie Goodman entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1975, Bruce Springsteenʹs “Born To Run” LP enters the chart.
In 1976, New Jersey has the first state-regulated lottery winning number of three zeros (000).
In 1976, Rick Dees was fired from WMPS/Memphis in a dispute over his hit “Disco Duck.” The rest is history. Dees is now quacking all the way to the bank.
In 1976, “The Muppet Show” began airing in syndication. It first aired in Great Britain on September 5, 1976.
In 1976, COVER OF PEOPLE: PAUL LYNDE (from TVʹs “HOLLYWOOD SQUARES”)
In 1977, “Soap”, TV Comedy, soap opera parody; debut on ABC with the first viewer discretion warning. Before the show even aired, religious groups wanted to wash ABCʹs mouth out OF Soap, but the network held fast. The show premieres, and Billy Crystal will become TVʹs most famous gay character in the days before Ellen DeGeneresʹs lesbian coming-out episode in 1997, while costar Richard Mulligan will become invisible. Nowadays, there is more widespread acceptance to the gay citizens than there ever was back in this day.
In 1977, “The Richard Pryor Show”, TV Variety; debut on NBC.
In 1979, “Benson”, TV Comedy; debut on ABC. It was a spin-off of “Soap.”
In 1980, R.C., “All Out Of Love” by Air Supply peaked at number two on the pop singles chart; funny that the first guitar riffs of that song is very similar to those of the 1978 demented hit “Dead Puppies” by Odgen Edsl.
In 1980, R.C., “Fame” by Irene Cara peaked at number four on the pop singles chart; nine years before, she was one of “The Short Circus” singers on PBSʹs “The Electric Company.”
In 1980, “Solid Gold” began airing in syndication
In 1980, “The Lone Ranger (1980s series)”, as part of “The Tarzan/Lone Ranger Adventure Hour”, TV Cartoon Show, debut on CBS.
In 1981, The 33rd Emmy Awards was telecast; Hill Street Blues was a big winner.
In 1981, “Disneyʹs Wonderful World”, TV Anthology, last aired on NBC, moved to CBS.
In 1982, “Fantasy”, TV Game Show; debut on NBC.
In 1982, “House Calls”, TV Comedy; last aired on CBS.
In 1982, “Lou Grant”, TV General Drama; last aired on CBS.
In 1983, “Joanie Loves Chachi”, TV Comedy; last aired on ABC.
In 1983, “Sports” album by Huey Lewis and The News was released
In 1984, “Glitter”, TV General Drama; debut on ABC. The ratings didnʹt glitter and was thrown in the gutter.
In 1985, “In Square Circle” album by Stevie Wonder was released
In 1986, R.C., “Baby Love” by Regina peaked at number ten on the pop singles chart.
In 1986, R.C., “Dancing On The Ceiling” by Lionel Richie peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.
In 1986, R.C., “Donʹt Leave Me This Way” by the Communards peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.
In 1986, R.C., “Man Size Love” by Klymaxx peaked at #15 on the pop singles chart.
In 1986, R.C., “Press” by Paul McCartney peaked at #21 on the pop singles chart.
In 1986, R.C., “Spirit In The Sky” by Doctor and The Medics peaked at #69 on the pop singles chart.
In 1986, R.C., “Take My Breath Away” by Berlin peaked at number one on the pop singles chart.
In 1986, R.C., “Wrap It Up” by Fabulous Thunderbirds peaked at #50 on the pop singles chart.
In 1986, “At the Movies” began airing in syndication
In 1986, “Care Bears”, TV Cartoon Show, debut on ABC.
In 1986, “Foofur” (TV Cartoon Show) first went on the air.
In 1986, “Galaxy High School”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on CBS.
In 1986, “Kissyfur”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on NBC.
In 1986, “Lazer Tag Academy”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on NBC.
In 1986, “Nine to 5” returned to be airing new episodes in syndication.
In 1986, “Pee-Weeʹs Playhouse”, TV Childrens; starring Paul Reubens, debut on CBS.
In 1986, “Teen Wolf”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on CBS.
In 1986, “The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show”, TV Cartoon Show, debut on ABC.
In 1986, “The Flintstone Kids”, TV Cartoon Show, debut on ABC.
In 1986, “The Real Ghostbusters”, TV Comedy, debut on ABC.
In 1987, Paul Lynch of Great Britain does 32,573 push-ups in 24 hours.
In 1987, “College Bowl”, TV Game Show; returned on Disney Channel.
In 1989, The movie “Batman” opened in movie theaters in France.
In 1989, Sting makes his stage debut in the Threepenny Opera in Washington, D.C. to poor reviews.
In 1990, “Babes” began airing on Fox
In 1990, The combination police-courtroom drama “Law and Order” premiered on NBC.
In 1991, The movie “Freddyʹs Dead: The Final Nightmare” opened in movie theaters in USA, or was he?
In 1991, Alice Cooper sells copies of his new record, “Hey Stoopid” for 99 cents in New Yorkʹs Times Square.
In 1992, Comedian Bill Cosby topped Forbes magazineʹs sixth annual list of the worldʹs highest-paid entertainers. David Tanny ranks as one of the worldʹs lowest-paid entertainers.
In 1992, “Bob” TV Comedy starring Bob Newhart debut on CBS.
In 1992, “Flying Blind”, TV Comedy, debut on Fox.
In 1993, Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: In a “Letʹs Meet the Neighbors” segment, Letterman makes his first visit to Mujibur and Sirajul and asks the amiable duo to pose for passport photos 'in their store.
In 1993, “Animaniacs”, TV Cartoon Show, debut on Fox.
In 1993, “Ricki Lake Show”, TV Talk Show, debut in syndication.
In 1993, “Xuxa Show”, TV Childrens, debuted in Brazil years before this date; debut in the U.S.A. in syndication.
In 1993, “Late Night with Conan OʹBrien” makes its premiere on NBC. E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg is the showʹs band leader with the Max Weinberg Seven.
In 1994, George Burns, undergoes surgery to drain fluid from his brain.
In 1995, “Bless This House,” starring Cathy Moriarty and Andrew Clay as a feisty blue-collar couple (reminiscent of Alice and Ralph Kramden in “The Honeymooners”), debut on CBS.
In 1995, “Courthouse,” TV Drama debut on CBS. It adjourned shortly after the evidence pointed to low ratings.
In 1995, “The Drew Carey Show,” starring comedian Carey in an ensemble comedy about working-class buddies, debut on ABC-TV.
In 1995, “The Naked Truth” TV Comedy debut on ABC; it moved to NBC in 1997.
In 1996, In New London, Connecticut, the Medrano family got a lucky surprise on Friday the 13th as sisters Angelique Medrano and Genevieve Medrano both had baby boys on Friday. They are not the only ones in the family who were born on a Friday the 13th. One relative was born on that day in September 50 years ago, but died four years later. But then thereʹs the babiesʹ great-great-aunt, Frances Tucker of Ledyard, who turned 83 that Friday.
In 1996, The talk show “Phil Donahue” had its last airing in syndication.
In 1996, “Everybody Loves Raymond” began airing on CBS. It starred Ray Romano.
In 1997, CBS enlists song parodist “Weird Al” Yankovic to create an educational Saturday-morning show for teens. As Yankovic explains in the showʹs theme song, “One day Al was in the forest, trying to get a tan/When he heard the tortured screaming of a funny little man/He was caught in a bear trap, and Al set him free/And the guy that he rescued was grateful as could be!/And it turns out that heʹs a big shot producer on TV/So he gives Al a contract, and what do you know/Now heʹs got his very own 'Weird Al' Show!” It lasts one season.
In 1997, The childrenʹs series “One Saturday Morning” debut on Disney Corporation-owned ABC-TV.
In 1997, The sitcom “City Guys” debut on NBC
In 1997, The TV adventure “Pensacola: Wings of Gold” debut in syndication.
In 1997, The TV childrenʹs game show “Wheel 2000” (aka “Wheel of Fortume 2000”) debut on CBS
In 1997, The TV childrenʹs sports show “Sports Illustrated For Kids” debut on CBS
In 1997, “101 Dalmatians: The Series” began airing on Disneyʹs One Saturday Morning
In 1997, “CBS Saturday Morning” began airing on CBS
In 1997, “Fudge” began airing on CBS beginning season two after spending almost two years on ABC
In 1997, “Pepper Ann” began airing on Disneyʹs One Saturday Morning
In 1997, “Recess” began airing on Disneyʹs One Saturday Morning
In 1997, “Science Court” began airing on Disneyʹs One Saturday Morning
In 1997, “The New Batman/Superman Adventures” began airing on Kidsʹ WB
In 1997, “The New Ghostwriter Mysteries” began airing on CBS
In 1997, Oscar De La Hoya wins a unanimous decision over Hector Camacho to defends his WBC welterweight title in Las Vegas. De La Hoya, unbeaten in 26 bouts, was making his second title defense.
In 1998, Itʹs a “Bionic Showdown” as middle-aged 70's bionic heros The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman battle a villanous cyborg on Fox Family Channel
In 1998, “Frasier” won its fifth straight Best Comedy Emmy, making this the first show of either comedy or drama to win five Best Emmys, breaking records held by “The Dick Van Dyke Show” for comedy and “Hill Street Blues” for drama. “Frasier” star Kelsey Grammer picked up his third, and co-star David Hyde Pierce won his second. Helen Hunt, who won an Oscar in March for “As Good as It Gets,” took her third consecutive Emmy for her work on “Mad About You.” The first-time winners included “The Practice” for best drama, Christine Lahti of “Chicago Hope” and Andre Braugher of “Homicide: Life on the Street.”
In 1998, “The Late Show with David Letterman” was named Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Series (canʹt they select a category?) at the 50th annual Emmy Awards. The Outstanding Series win marked the second Emmy honor for Letterman in this Category. Letterman said of the win: “All credit to the team. The best part of this job is I get to work with my friends.” In his 16 years on late night television, Letterman has been honored with 55 Emmy nominations and eight Emmy Awards, including 20 nominations and three Emmy Awards for the LATE SHOW since its premiere in 1993. In addition, Lettermanʹs morning program, “The David Letterman Show,” earned five nominations and two Emmy Awards.
In 1999, “The Martin Short Show” TV talker premiered in syndication.
In 2008, After wild conjecture over who would play Alaska Governor Sarah Palin on “Saturday Night Live,” writer-performer Tina Fey returned to her old show for an opening sketch featuring her and Feyʹs former “Weekend Update” co-host Amy Poehler as Senator Hillary Clinton.