🎭🏆Felicia Farr -- is 89 in the year 2021 and 90 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1932 N.S.
Movie Actress, Model
Names/Places: Jack Lemmon's wife
Movie Titles: The Player, Kotch
🏆🏈Sam Huff -- is 87 in the year 2021 and 88 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1934
Hall of Famer, NFL Linebacker
Names/Places: FN:Robert Lee
Misc: glamorized NFL's middle linebacker position with NY Giants from 1956-63; subject of "The Violent World of Sam Huff" TV special in 1961; helped lead club to 6 division titles and a world championship (1956); in both Collge and NFL Hall of Fames.
Sports Teams: New York Giants (1956-1963), Washington Redskins
🎵🎸Lloyd Green -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1937
Country Guitarist, Rock & Roll Guitarist
Misc: a top steel guitar sessionist in Nashville
🎵🎷Steve Swallow -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1940
Composer, Guitarist, Jazz Bassist
Misc: noted for his numerous contributions.
🎭Lori Saunders -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1941
Misc: retired from acting in 1980
TV Shows: Petticoat Junction (as Bobbie Jo Bradley), Dusty's Trail (as Betsy)
✍🎭Robert Wilson -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1941
Playwright, Producer, Stage Director
✍Roy Blount Jr. -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1941
✍Anne Rice -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1941
Book Titles: Interview With A Vampire
🎭Mick Jackson -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1943
Movie Titles: The Bodyguard (director), Volcano (director), Temple Garden (director), L.A. Story (director)
🏆🎾Owen Keir Davidson -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1943
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player, Australian
Misc: one of three men to win four men's mixed doubles titles at Wimbeldon.
⚖💰Charles E. "Buddy" Roemer -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1943 N.S.
Politician, Governor, Banker, Investor
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H. Rap Brown -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1943
Civil Rights Leader
Names/Places: now known as Jamil Abdullah al-Amin
🏆⚾James Frances "Jimy" Williams -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1943 N.S.
MLB General Manager, MLB First Baseman
🏆⚾Tony LaRussa -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1944
Hall of Famer, MLB Executive, MLB Manager, MLB Player
Misc: As a manager, La Russa guided his teams to three World Series titles, six league championships and twelve division titles in 33 seasons. His 2,728 wins as a manager ranks third all-time in major league history, behind Connie Mack and John McGraw.
Sports Teams: Kansas City/Oakland Athletics (player 1963, 1968-1971), Atlanta Braves (player 1971), Chicago Cubs (player 1973), Chicago White Sox (manager, 1979-1986), Oakland Athletics (manager, 1986-1995), St. Louis Cardinals (manager, 1996-2011), Arizona Diamondbacks (executive 2014-)
🎵🎷Eddie Gómez -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1944
Jazz Bassist, Puerto Rican
Misc: Double Bassist
⛪⚖🎭🎵Clifton Davis -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1945 N.S.
Evangelist, Minister, TV Actor, Composer, Songwriter, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago
TV Shows: Madam Secretary, Love American Style, That's My Mama (as Clifton Curtis), Amen (as Rev. Reuben Gregory)
🏆Kaya Christian -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1946 N.S.
Misc: November 1967
🎭Susan Sarandon -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1946
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RMLN:Abigail Tomalin
Movie Titles: Rocky Horror Picture Show, Atlantic City, Bull Durham, Thelma & Louise, Lorenzo's Oil, Dead Man Walking, James and the Giant Peach, Stepmom, Anywhere But Here, The Banger Sisters, Moonlight Mile, Shall We Dance?, In The Valley of Elah, Speed Racer
⚖Chuck Hagel -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1946 N.S.
Misc: former Secretary of Defense
⚖Mike Mullen -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1946
Misc: The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
🎵🎸Jim Fielder -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1947
Rock & Roll Bassist
Group Names: "Blood, Sweat & Tears", The Mothers of Invention, Buffalo Springfield, Neil Sedaka
🎵Duke Robillard -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1948 N.S.
🎭Armand Assante -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1949
TV/Movie Actor, Producer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Movie Titles: Mambo Kings, Hoffa, 1492: Conquest of Paradise, Blind Justice, Fatal Instinct, Trial by Jury, Private Benjamin, Jack the Ripper, The Lords of Flatbush
🎭Brynn Thayer -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1949
TV Shows: One Life to Live, TV 101, Island Son, Matlock (as Roxanne Windermere / Leanne McIntyre)
Movie Titles: Blue Jasmine, Hero and the Terror
📰🏆🏈Mike Adamle -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1949
Journalist, Football Announcer, NFL Player
TV Shows: NBC Sports
✍Lee Blessing -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1949
Misc: stage: A Walk in the Woods
🎭Alan Rosenberg -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1950
Names/Places: Marg Helgenberger's hubby
Misc: AP says b. 1950
TV Shows: Civil Wars (as Eli Levinson), L.A. Law (as Eli Levinson), Cybill (as Ira Woodbine), The Guardian (as Alvin Masterson)
🎭Meg Bennett -- is 71 in the year 2021 and 72 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1950
TV Shows: The Bold and the Beautiful (executive story consultant), General Hospital (writer), Sunset Beach (writer), Santa Barbara (writer)
🏆⛸Kenneth Shelley -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1951
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater
🎭Mary Lynn Blanks -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1952
Misc: retired from acting in 1986
TV Shows: As the World Turns, Loving, All My Children, Another World
⚖🏆Anita Lucette DeFrantz -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1952
Attorney/Lawyer, Olympic Athlete
Misc: attorney who is one of 2 American delegates to the International Olympic Committee (James Easton is the other); first woman to represent U.S. on IOC; member of USOC Executive Committee; member of bronze medal U.S. women's eight-oared shell at Montreal in 1976; in the CRCA Hall of Fame
🎵Jody Stephens -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1952
Group Names: Big Star
🎭Christoph Waltz -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1956
Actor, Director, Austrian
Movie Titles: Water for Elephants, Django Unchained, Inglorious Basterds, Spectre, Carnage
🏆⚾Charlie Leibrandt -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1956
🎭François Waledisch -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1957
Actor, Sound Effects Technician
Misc: works mainly in the sound department
Movie Titles: Babylon A.D. (2008), Late August Early September, Amen., The Scent of Green Papaya
🎭Kyra Schon -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1957
Movie Titles: Night of the Living Dead
🎭Russell Simmons -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1957
Misc: Def Jam hip hop record label founder
🏆Christina Smith -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1957
Misc: March 1978
✍🎭🏆🏈Bill Fagerbakke -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1957 N.S.
Writer, TV Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer/Director, College Football Player
TV Shows: Coach (as Dauber Dybinski), Spongebob Squarepants (as Patrick Star), How I Met Your Mother (as Marvin)
Movie Titles: The Artist, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, The Secret of My Success, Funny Farm, Dumb and Dumber
🎭🎮Ned Luke -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1958 N.S.
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Movie Titles: Boardwalk Empire, Bloodletting
Video Games: Grand Theft Auto V
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🎭🎵Wendy Makkena -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1958 N.S.
Actress, Producer, Singer
TV Shows: Oliver Beene (as Charlotte Caraline Beene), Listen Up (as Wendy Makkena)
Movie Titles: Sister Act (series), State of Play, Air Bud
🎵Barbara Kooyman -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1958
Songwriter, Rock-Pop Performer, Folk Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: RN:Barbara MacDonald
Group Names: Timbuk 3
🎵Chris Lowe -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1959
Songwriter, Hip-Pop Keyboardist, English
Group Names: The Pet Shop Boys
🎭Loren Lester -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1960
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Director
TV Shows: The Facts of Life (as Roy), Batman: The Animated Series
Movie Titles: Red Eye
🎵Gregg "Hobie" Hubbard -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1960 N.S.
Songwriter, Keyboardist, Country Singer
🎭Mary Ellen Stewart -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1961
TV Shows: As the World Turns (as Frannie Hughes Crawford)
🎨🎭David W. Harper -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1961
TV Shows: The Waltons (as Jim-Bob Walton), The Blue & the Gray
Movie Titles: Fletch
🏆⚾Dennis Cook -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1962
🎵Jon Secada -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1962
Pop Singer, Pop Musician
Misc: some say b. 1961
🏆🏀A. C. Green -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1963
Sports Teams: Los Angeles Lakers
🏆⚾Bruce Ruffin -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1963
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🏆⚾Mark McLemore -- is 57 in the year 2021 and 58 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1964
🎭"Stuttering" John Melendez -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1965
Misc: formerly of Howard Stern's radio show
TV Shows: Tonight Show Announcer (former)
🏆⚾Mike Walker -- is 55 in the year 2021 and 56 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1966
🎭Liev Schreiber -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1967 N.S.
Movie Titles: Spotlight, The Sum of All Fears, Salt, Talking Woodstock, Scream, Scream 2, A Walk on the Moon, The Manchurian Candidate, Defiance, X-Men Origins: Wolverine
🎭Jerry Minor -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1967 N.S.
TV Shows: Comedy Bang Bang, Dr. Ken (as Eric), Community (as Jerry the Janitor)
Movie Titles: Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Junebug, "I Love You, Man", Beer League
🏆⚾Roger Pavlik -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1967
🎭Jennifer Gatti -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1968
TV Shows: Vice Principals (as Mrs. Deets)
🏆🏈Kanavis McGhee -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1968
NFL Defensive End, College Football Coach, College Football Player
🎭Abraham Benrubi -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1969
TV Shows: Parker Lewis Can't Lose (as Larry Kubiac), ER (as Jerry Markovic the clerk)
Movie Titles: The Finest Hours, Open Range
🏆🏈Brian Kozlowski -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1970
NFL Tight End
🏆🏈Ryan McNeil -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1970
🎵Heidi Newfield -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1970
Group Names: Trick Pony
🏆🏈Corey Sawyer -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1971
🏆🏈Norberto Garrido -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1972
NFL Player, Football Offensive Lineman
🏆🏀Kurt (Basketball) Thomas -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1972 N.S.
🏆🏒Rusty Fitzgerald -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1972
NHL Center, American
🎵M. Ward -- is 48 in the year 2021 and 49 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1973
Group Names: She and Him
🎭Reggie Lee -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1974
TV Shows: Grimm (as Sgt. Wu)
Movie Titles: The Dark Knight Rises, Crazy Stupid Love, Drag Me to Hell
🎭Daniella Deutscher -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1975
TV Shows: Hang Time (as Julie Connor)
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✍🎭Alicia Silverstone -- is 45 in the year 2021 and 46 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1976
Author, TV/Movie Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Commercial Actress, Producer
Misc: former commercial actress for Domino's Pizza
TV Shows: Braceface (as Sharon Spitz)
Movie Titles: The Crush, Clueless, Batman and Robin (as Batgirl), Excess Baggage, Blast From The Past, Miss Match's Kate Fox, Scooby Doo 2 Monsters Unleashed
🎭Dana Davis -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1978 N.S.
TV Shows: 10 Things I Hate About You, Franklin and Bash (as Carmen Phillips)
Movie Titles: Raise Your Voice, Prom Night, Coach Carter
🎭Phillip Glaser -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1978 N.S.
TV Shows: Hang Time
🎵🎸Marc Roberge -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1978
Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: OAR
🎵🎸Robbie Bennett -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1978 N.S.
Rock & Roll Keyboardist
Group Names: The War On Drugs
🎭Brandon Barash -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1979
TV Shows: Major Crimes, General Hospital
Movie Titles: The Mourning Hour, Ten Inch Hero, Dark Mind
🎭🏆Caitriona Balfe -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1979 N.S.
TV Shows: Outlander (as Claire Randall)
Movie Titles: Money Monster, Escape Plan, Now You See Me
🎭🏆Rachael Leigh Cook -- is 42 in the year 2021 and 43 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1979
Actress, Voice Actress, Producer, Model
TV Shows: Robot Chicken, Dawson's Creek (as Devon)
Movie Titles: Antitrust, Get Carter, She's All That, The Babysitter's Club, Tom and Huck, Josie and the Pussycats, Stateside
🎭Tim Peper -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1980 N.S.
TV Shows: Carpoolers, Complications
Movie Titles: The Greatest Game Ever Played, Jean-Claude Van Johnson
🎭Jimmy Workman -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1980
Misc: retired from acting in 2004
Movie Titles: Addams Family (series), As Good As It Gets
🏆🏀James (Basketball) Jones -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1980 N.S.
Sports Teams: University of Miami, Miami Heat
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🏆🏁Sarah (Racing) Fisher -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1980 N.S.
🎵Jaren Johnston -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1980
Songwriter, Country Singer
Group Names: The Cadillac Three
🎭Daniel Lissing -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1981 N.S.
Actor, Producer, Australian
TV Shows: When Calls the Heart, Crownies, Last Resort
Movie Titles: The Answers, Entwined
🏆⚾Joe Thatcher -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1981 N.S.
Sports Teams: San Diego Padres, Arizona Diamondbacks
🎵🎸Jacob "Cubbie" Fink -- is 38 in the year 2021 and 39 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1983 N.S.
Singer, Alternative Rock Bassist
Group Names: Foster The People
🎭James Landry Hébert -- is 37 in the year 2021 and 38 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1984 N.S.
TV Shows: Taken (as Rem)
🎭Kali Hawk -- is 35 in the year 2021 and 36 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1986 N.S.
TV Shows: New Girl (as Shelby)
Movie Titles: Couples Retreat, Get Him to the Greek, Fifty Shades of Black, Bridesmaids
🎭Michael Charles Roman -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1987 N.S.
TV Shows: Grace and Frankie (as Adam)
Movie Titles: Keeping the Faith, Frequency
🎵Jessica Benson -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1987
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: 3LW
Monica Mann Grandy -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1988
Names/Places: Fred & Catherine's daughter
🏆🏀Derrick Rose -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1988
Sports Teams: Chicago Bulls
🎭🎵Melissa Benoist -- is 33 in the year 2021 and 34 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1988
TV Shows: Glee (as Marley Rose), Supergirl (as Kara Danvers / Supergirl)
Movie Titles: Whiplash, The Longest Ride
🏆⛸Kimmie Meisner -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1989
🎭🏆Dakota Johnson -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1989 N.S.
Actress, Producer, Model
Names/Places: Melanie Griffith & Don's girl
TV Shows: Ben and Kate
Movie Titles: How to Be Single, The Social Network, Beastly, 21 Jump Street, Need For Speed, Fifty Shades of Grey, Black Mass, A Bigger Splash
🏆⛸Kimmie Meissner -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1989 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Figure Skater, Olympic Athlete
🎵Stacey Solomon -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1989 N.S.
Pop Singer, English
TV Shows: The X Factor
🎭🎵Leigh-Anne Pinnock -- is 30 in the year 2021 and 31 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1991 N.S.
Actress, Songwriter, Singer, English
Seanna Downey -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1993
Names/Places: Lori and Morton Downey Jr.'s girl
🏆🏈Jabrill Peppers -- is 26 in the year 2021 and 27 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1995 N.S.
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🎭Ryan Scott Lee -- is 25 in the year 2021 and 26 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1996
TV Shows: Trophy Wife (as Warren Harrison)
Movie Titles: Super 8, Goosebumps, This is 40
Ava Elizabeth Sambora -- is 24 in the year 2021 and 25 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1997
Names/Places: Heather Locklear and Richie's daughter
🎭Dale Whibley -- is 24 in the year 2021 and 25 in the year 2022; b.10/4/1997 N.S.
TV Shows: Make It Pop, Degrassi: The Next Generation
Billy Burton -- is 18 in the year 2021 and 19 in the year 2022; b.10/4/2003
Names/Places: Helena Bonham Carter and Tim's son
Eli Nicholas Tambor -- is 12 in the year 2021 and 13 in the year 2022; b.10/4/2009
Names/Places: Kasia and Jeffrey's son
Hugo Bernard Tambor -- is 12 in the year 2021 and 13 in the year 2022; b.10/4/2009
Names/Places: Kasis and Jeffrey's son
🎭Erik Kilpatrick -- b.10/4/???? N.S.
Names/Places: Lincoln's son
TV Shows: The White Shadow (as Curtis Jackson)
👑King Louis X Of France -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1289 J-LD d.6/5/1316 J-LD (26)
Names/Places: NN:The Headstrong
Misc: ruled France from 1314 and king of Navarre from 1305 to 1314
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🎨Lucas The Elder Cranach -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1472 J-LD d.10/16/1553 Ju-1 (81)
Designer, Painter, German
⚖Lord Richard Cromwell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1626 J-LD d.7/12/1712 J-LD (85)
Misc: Lord Protector leader of Great Britian 1658-59
🎨Giovanni Piranesi -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1720 N.S. d.11/9/1778 N.S. (58)
Architect, Etcher, Italian
Names/Places: FN:aka Giambattista
⚛💰Moses Austin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1761 d.6/10/1821 (59)
🎖⚛William Gilpin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1813 d.1/20/1894 (80)
Soldier, Explorer, Pioneer
🎨Jean François Millet -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1814 d.1/20/1875 (60)
⚖Rutherford Birchard Hayes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1822 d.1/17/1893 (70)
Names/Places: b. in Delaware, OH
Misc: 19th U.S. President 1877-81, Civil War general
🎨Sidney Paget -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1860 d.1/28/1908 (47)
Misc: illustrated Sherlock Holmes adventures
🎨Frederic Remington -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1861 d.12/26/1909 (48)
Misc: "The Last Stand", "The Bronco Buster", and other American Western art
✍Edward L. Stratemeyer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1862 d.5/10/1930 (67)
Names/Places: used over 60 pen names
Book Titles: The Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, Tom Swift
🏆🏀Ernest A. Blood -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1872 d.2/5/1955 (82)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Coach
Sports Teams: Passaic High School (New Jersey)
✍📰🏆Damon Runyon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1880 N.S. d.12/10/1946 N.S. (66)
Hall of Famer, Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Short Story Writer, Journalist, Sports Writer
Names/Places: b. in Manhattan, KS; FN:Alfred
Misc: musical: Guys and Dolls (based on two of his stories), The Brighter Side; in the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame
🏆🥊Young Corbett II -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1880 N.S. d.4/10/1927 N.S. (46)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Names/Places: RN:William J Rothwell
🏆🥊Owen Moran -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1884 d.3/17/1949 (64)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, English
Names/Places: NN:The Fearless
🏆🏁John Kelly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1890 d.6/20/1960 (69)
Rower, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: Grace's father
Misc: American oarsman who won 126 consecutive races in single sculls in 1919 and 1920, a record that included the 1920 Olympic Games championship. Kelly also won the do uble sculls event (with his cousin Paul Costello) at the 1920 and 1924 Games.
🎭Kathryn Card -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1892 d.3/1/1964 (71)
🎨✍Robert Lawson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1892 d.5/27/1957 (64)
Illustrator, Children's Author
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🎭Buster Keaton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1895 d.2/1/1966 (70)
Movie Actor, Comedian, Vaudevillan, Movie Director
Names/Places: NN:The Great Stone Face; b. in Piqua, KS; RFMN:Joseph Francis
Misc: Silent Film Legend; some say b. 1896
🎭Lemuel Q. Stoopnagle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1897 d.5/29/1950 (52)
Radio Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: RN:F. Chase Taylor
Misc: part of the radio comedy team of Stoopnagle and Budd, who flourished in the 1930s.
Homer Lloyd "Kit" Carson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1899 N.S. d.4/9/1983 N.S. (83)
Names/Places: Johnny Carson's father
💰🎭Robert Shayne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1900 d.11/29/1992 (92)
Financier, TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: RN:Robert Shaen Dawe
TV Shows: The Adventure of Superman (as Insp. William Henderson)
🎭Philip Van Zandt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1904 d.2/15/1958 (53)
Actor, Dutch (Netherlands)
🏆⚾Frank Crosetti -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1910 d.2/11/2002 (91)
🎭John Larch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1914 d.10/16/2005 (91)
TV Shows: Arrest & Trial
✍Brendan Gill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1914 d.12/27/1997 (83)
Misc: of New Yorker magazine; b. Oct 14?
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⚛Fred August Kummerow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1914 N.S. d.5/31/2017 N.S. (102)
Biochemist, American, German
Misc: an opponent of articicial trans fats; established the connection between trans fats and heart disease
🎭George Sidney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1916 d.5/5/2002 (85)
🎭Jan Murray -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1916 d.7/2/2006 (89)
Actor, Comedian, Game Show Host, Vaudevillan
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Murray Janofsky
Misc: 1950s game show host
TV Shows: Dollar a Second, Treasure Hunt
🏆🏀Marvel Keith "Marv" Harshman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1917 N.S. d.4/12/2013 N.S. (95)
Hall of Famer, College Basketball Player, College Basketball Coach
Misc: in the Basketball and College Basketball Halls of Fame
Sports Teams: Pacific Lutheran University (player 1938-1942, coach 1945-1958), Washington State University (coach 1958-1971), University of Washington (coach 1971-1985)
⚛Adrian Kantrowitz -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1918 d.11/14/2008 (90)
Misc: Heart Surgeon
⛪🎭Charlton Heston -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1923 d.4/5/2008 (84)
Protestant, TV/Movie Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in Evanston, IL
Misc: some say b. 1922 or 1924
TV Shows: FDR, Chiefs, The Colbys (as Jason Colby)
Movie Titles: Dark City, Ben Hur, Planet of the Apes (also Beneath the...sequel), The Ten Commandments, The Greatest Story Ever Told, The Greatest Show on Earth, El Cid, Hamlet
🏆🏀Marques Haynes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1926 d.5/22/2015 (88)
Hall of Famer, NBA Guard
Misc: "The World's Greatest Dribbler," Hall of Fame Harlem Globetrotters' ace.
Sports Teams: Harlem Globetrotters
🎵🎷Walter Bishop Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1927 d.1/24/1998 (70)
Group Names: Art Blakey, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis
🏆🥊Chief Jay Strongbow -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1928 d.4/3/2012 (83)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Italian, Jamaican
Names/Places: RN:Luke Joseph Scarpa
✍Alvin Toffler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1928 d.6/27/2016 N.S. (87)
Book Titles: Future Shock, Power Shift, The Third Wave
🏆⚾John "Rip" Repulski -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1928 d.2/10/1993 (64)
🎭Scotty Beckett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1929 d.5/10/1968 (38)
TV Shows: Our Gang
🎭James Callahan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1930 d.8/3/2007 (76)
TV Shows: The Governor & J.J., Charles in Charge (as Walter Powell)
🎭Eddie Applegate -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1935 d.10/17/2016 N.S. (81)
TV Shows: Patty Duke Show (as Richard Harrison), Nancy
🏆🏈Jimmy Orr -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1935 N.S. d.10/27/2020 N.S. (85)
NFL Wide Receiver
Misc: Super Bowl III, V
Sports Teams: Baltimore Colts, Pittsburgh Steelers
✍Jackie Collins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1937 d.9/19/2015 N.S. (77)
Names/Places: b. in London; Joan's sis
Misc: some say b. 1941 (Parade) or 1943
🎭Christopher Stone -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1940 d.10/29/1995 (55)
Names/Places: Dee Wallace Stone's hubby
TV Shows: The Interns, Harper Valley PTA (as Tom), Blue & the Gray, Dallas (as Dave Stratton), New Lassie (as Chris McCulloch), Days of Our Lives
🏆🏈Jerrel Wilson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1941 d.4/9/2005 (63)
Misc: Super Bowl I, IV
Sports Teams: Kansas City Chiefs
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🎵Marlena Davis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1944 d.2/27/1993 N.S. (48)
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Orlons
🏆🏈Cedrick Hardman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1948 N.S. d.3/8/2019 N.S. (70)
NFL Defensive End
Misc: Super Bowl XV
Sports Teams: Oakland Raiders
🎵🎸Andy Parle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/1970 d.8/1/2009 N.S. (38)
Alternative Rock Drummer
Group Names: Space
🎭Archie Lyndhurst -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/4/2000 N.S. d.9/30/2020 N.S. (19)
TV Shows: So Awkward
⛪Saint Teresa Of Ávila -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/28/1515 J+CD d.10/4/1582 Ju-1 (67)
Misc: she died on the last day her home in Spain used the Julian-1 calendar; the following day Spain switched from the Julian-1 calendar to the Gregorian calendar in which October 15, 1582 followed the day after
🎨Francesco Albani -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/17/1578 O.S. or 8/17/1578 O.S. d.10/4/1660 (82)
Misc: or born Aug 17, 1578
🎨Rembrandt -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/15/1606 O.S. d.10/4/1669 O.S. (63)
Painter, Dutch (Netherlands)
Names/Places: b. in Leiden; LN:Harmensz van Ryn or van Rijn
Misc: Although some of his early work was unpopular at the time, he went on to produce over 650 oil paintings and 2,000 drawings.
🎨⚛John Rennie -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/7/1761 N.S. d.10/4/1821 N.S. (60)
Architect, Engineer, Scottish
Misc: London Bridge designer
🎨Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/2/1834 N.S. d.10/4/1904 N.S. (70)
Painter, Sculptor, French
Names/Places: b. in Colmar
Misc: created the Statue of Liberty
🏆🏁Barney Oldfield -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/29/1878 N.S. d.10/4/1946 N.S. (68)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: Barnstormer; land speed record
⚛Sir Arthur Whitten Brown -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/23/1886 d.10/4/1948 (62)
Aviator, British, Scottish
Misc: who, with Capt. John W. Alcock, made the first nonstop airplane crossing of the Atlantic.
🎵Jan Savitt -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/4/1907 d.10/4/1948 (41)
Arranger, Songwriter, Singer, Violinist, Bandleader, Russian
Names/Places: NN: The Stokowski of Swing
Henrietta Lacks -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/1/1920 N.S. d.10/4/1951 N.S. (31)
Misc: her cancer cells are the source of the HeLa cell line, the first immortalized human cell line and one of the most important cell lines in medical research.
🎭Sherman Billingsley -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1896 N.S. d.10/4/1966 N.S. (70)
Misc: N.Y. inpersario & owner of the chic Stork Club (TV too)
🏆🏁Curtis Turner -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/12/1924 d.10/4/1970 (46)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: an early NASCAR driver
🎵🎸Janis Joplin -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/19/1943 d.10/4/1970 (27)
Hall of Famer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer, Lesbian
Names/Places: b. in Port Arthur, TX; MN:Lyn; NN:Pearl
Misc: White Blues & Soul Singer
Group Names: Big Brother & the Holding Company (lead), Kozmic Blues Band, Full Tilt Boogie Band, soloist
Song Titles: Down on Me, Summertime, Piece of My Heart, Ball 'n Chain, Maybe, To Love Somebody, Kozmic Blues, Work Me Lord, Cry Baby, Mercedes Benz, Me and Bobby McGee
Album Titles: Big Brother and the Holding Company, Cheap Thrills, I Got Dem Ol' Kozmic blues Again Mama!, Pearl
✍Anne Sexton -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/9/1928 d.10/4/1974 (45)
Misc: Pulitzer 1967
🏆🎾May Sutton Bundy -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/25/1886 N.S. d.10/4/1975 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player
Names/Places: RN: May Godfrey Sutton
Misc: the first woman to win the singles title at Wimbledon in 1904
💰🏆⚾Joan Whitney Payson -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/5/1903 d.10/4/1975 (72)
Philanthropist, Sports Owner, MLB Owner
Misc: owner of horse stables
Sports Teams: New York Mets (owned)
✍🎭Graham Chapman -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/8/1941 d.10/4/1989 (48)
Screen/Scriptwriter, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, English
TV Shows: Monty Python's Flying Circus (founding member)
🏆🏁🏇Secretariat -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/30/1970 d.10/4/1989 (19)
Names/Places: NN:Big Red
Misc: won 1973 Triple Crown, set track records at the Kentucky Derby breaking the 2-minute mark, won at Belmont by 31 lengths, earned $1,316,808 in 3 yrs.
🎭Jill Bennett -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/24/1931 d.10/4/1990 (58)
Movie Titles: For Your Eyes Only
🎵J. Frank Wilson -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/11/1941 d.10/4/1991 (49)
🏆🏁Denis Clive "Denny" Hulme -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/18/1936 N.S. d.10/4/1992 N.S. (56)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, New Zealand
Misc: Formula One (1967)
🎭Fran Carlon -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/15/1913 d.10/4/1993 (80)
🎵🎷Danny Gatton -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/4/1945 N.S. d.10/4/1994 N.S. (49)
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✍John L. Greene -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/10/1912 d.10/4/1995 (82)
Misc: creator My Favorite Martian, wrote or co-wrote numerous radio and television shows including "Ozzie and Harriet," "Blondie," "TheReal McCoys," "Tycoon," "Bewitched," "The Flying Nun," "I Dream of Jeannie," "Andy Griffith" and "Green Acres."
⚛Edward H. Lowe -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/10/1920 d.10/4/1995 (75)
Misc: Kitty Litter
🎭Stephen J. Friedman -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/15/1937 d.10/4/1996 (59)
Movie Titles: Last Picture Show, The Big Easy
🎵Jerry Rivers -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/25/1928 d.10/4/1996 (68)
Fiddler, Country Performer
Group Names: Drifting Cowboys
🎵🎷Art Farmer -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/21/1928 d.10/4/1999 (71)
Flugelhorn, Jazz Trumpeter
Group Names: Lionel Hampton (band)
⚛Michael Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/26/1932 d.10/4/2000 (68)
Misc: winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for the development of a technique called oligonucleotide-based site-directed mutagenesis, which enabled researchers to make precise alterations to genes, and thus to the proteins that they encode.
🎵John Collins -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/20/1913 d.10/4/2001 (88)
🎭Buddy Lester -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/16/1917 d.10/4/2002 (85)
TV Shows: New Phil Silvers Show (as Nick)
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⚛Leroy Gordon Cooper Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/6/1927 d.10/4/2004 (77)
🎭Tom Bell -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/2/1933 d.10/4/2006 (73)
TV Shows: Holocaust
🏆🏒Vic Heyliger -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/26/1912 N.S. d.10/4/2006 N.S. (94)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Hockey Coach
Sports Teams: Michigan (1934-1937), St. Paul Saints (1937-1938), Chicago Blackhawks (1937-1938), Detroit Holzbaugh (1938-1939), Chicago Blackhawks (1943-1944) Illinois (coach 1939-1943), Michigan (coach 1943-1944), West Germany National Team (1961-1963), U.S. National Team (1965-1966), Air Force (1968-1974)
🎭Norman Wisdom -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/4/1915 d.10/4/2010 (95)
Actor, Comedian, English
TV Shows: Kraft Music Hall
🎖Vo Nguyen Giap -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/25/1911 d.10/4/2013 (102)
Misc: Vietnamese commander
⚖Jean-Claude Duvalier -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1951 d.10/4/2014 (63)
Head of State
Names/Places: son of Papa Doc; aka Baby Doc
Misc: ex-Haitian pres-for-life
🎵🎸Paul Revere -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/7/1938 d.10/4/2014 (76)
Keyboardist, Pianist, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in Boise, ID; RN: Revere Dick
Misc: some say b. 1942 or 1946
Group Names: Paul Revere & the Raiders (leader but Mark Lindsay was the singer)
🎵Dave Pike -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/23/1938 N.S. d.10/4/2015 N.S. (77)
🎨🎭Will Vinton -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/17/1947 N.S. d.10/4/2018 N.S. (70)
Misc: created the commercial creations such as The California Raisins, the Domino's Pizza Noid, and the M and M's characters.
TV Shows: The PJs (animator), Gary and Mike (animator)
✍🏆Dave Anderson -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/6/1929 N.S. d.10/4/2018 N.S. (89)
Hall of Famer, Author, Sports Writer
🎵🎷Hamiet Bluett -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/16/1940 N.S. d.10/4/2018 N.S. (78)
Composer, Clarinetist, Flutist, Baritone-sax, Jazz Saxophonist
🎭Stephen Moore -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/11/1937 N.S. d.10/4/2019 N.S. (81)
Song Titles: Marvin I Love You (as Marvin the Paranoid Android)
TV Shows: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (as Marvin the Paranoid Android in both of the TV and radio adaptations)
✍⛪🎭🎵Diahann Carroll -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/17/1935 N.S. d.10/4/2019 N.S. (84)
Hall of Famer, Author, Baptist, TV/Movie/Stage Actress, TV Hostess, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Bronx; RN:Carol Diahann Johnson; Vic Damone's wife
TV Shows: Julia (as Julia Baker), Dynasty (as Dominique Deveraux), A Different World (as Whitley's mom)
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In 1895, Joseph Francis, aka Buster Keaton, was born. One of the great comedians of the silent film era, he also directed his own films. He appeared from 1917 in films such as “The Navigator” and “The General.”
In 1924, At Griffith Stadium, Calvin Coolidge becomes the first U.S. President to attend a World Series opener between the New York Giants and the Washington Senators.
In 1929, The Silly Symphony film, “Springtime”, is completed.
In 1940, Ten x 04 = 40
In 1949, “The Life Of Riley”, TV Comedy, on radio since '44; skip '51-52; debut on NBC. NBC brings William Bendixʹs popular radio series to the small screen. Bendix, however, is unable to do the series, and the role of bumbling Chester A. Riley goes to none other than Jackie Gleason. Amazingly, Gleason doesnʹt click with viewers, so the show goes on hiatus — for three years — and returns with Bendix and a new cast.
In 1952, “Ladies and gentlemen, the program you are about to see is true, only the jokes have been changed to protect the station…KNXT, in cooperation with the Itinerant Yam Pickers of southern California, cautiously presents…Carsonʹs Cellar,” a half-hour low-budget sketch comedy show, which soon leads to a writing job for young Johnny Carson on the Red Skelton show.
In 1953, The TV show, “I Led Three Lives” was first seen in syndication (it was never on a network) this day — with Richard Carlson starring as Herbert Philbrick.
In 1954, “December Bride”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS. Comedienne Spring Byington began the successful network TV series. The show had started on radio in 1952 before making the switch to black and white TV.
In 1955, TV Guide Listing: 8 p.m./ET “The Bob Hope Show” (NBC): Glamorous Jane Russell and Janis (“Itʹs Always Jan”) Paige join Robert Hope on his first show of the new season. Jane is seen on film presiding over the crowning of 12 debs presented at the makeup artistsʹ and hairstylistsʹ ball last Friday. Janis Paige appears in a honeymoon comedy sketch with Bob, and is featured in a solo production number. A film segment from a show of last season presents Roy Rogersʹ horse Trigger and Bob Hope in a comic sequence entitled “The Bareback Contessa.”
In 1957, The Space Age began as the Soviet Union, to the dismay of the United States, launched Sputnik I, the first manmade satellite, into orbit around the earth. The craft circled the earth every 95 minutes at almost 2,000 miles per hour. “Sputnik I” fell from the sky on January 4, 1958.
In 1957, Theodore Cleaver is sent home with a note from his teacher, and convinced by his school mates that itʹs probably a threatened suspension, he conspires with brother Wally to hide the note to avoid being beaten by his father on the debut of “Leave It to Beaver.” The unopened note was actually a request for him to play Smokey Bear in a school pageant, and the teacher wonders the next day why a return note from the “Beaverʹs Parents” says he was “suitably punished for his actions”
In 1959, “Dennis The Menace”, TV Comedy; debut on CBS.
In 1961, “The Alvin Show”, TV Cartoon Show; debut on CBS. David Seville and the Chipmunk characters (ALVIN, SIMON and THEODORE) join CBS-TVʹs Wednesday prime time lineup.
In 1962, R.C., “Telstar” by the Tornados peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart and stayed there for five weeks.
In 1965, The number one Billboard Pop Hit: “Yesterday,” The Beatles. The song, which Paul McCartney originally called “Scrambled Eggs,” has been played on the radio and TV more than any other Beattle song and is the most covered song in history.
In 1969, On the cover of TV Guide: “Bill Cosby”. Other Articles: Bill Bixby, Sesame Street
In 1969, R.C., “Mah-Na-Mah-Na” by Piero Umiliani peaked at #55 on the pop singles chart.
In 1970, Singer Janis Joplin was found dead of a heroin overdose at a hotel in Los Angeles. She was 27. She had just finished recording the album “Pearl.”
In 1972, “Last of the Curlews,” a one-hour animated special from Hanna-Barbera, becomes the very first “ABC Afterschool Special.” Based on a 1954 Canadian novel by Fred Bodsworth, the specialʹs stated purpose is “to encourage in children a sense of awareness and curiosity about the world they live in.” It will go on to win the 1973 Emmy Award for childrenʹs broadcasting.
In 1973, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young perform together for the first time in two years--unofficially. The concert was held at San Franciscoʹs Winterland ballroom, is actually a Stephen Stills and Manassas show. However, Graham Nash and David Crosby walk on stage and then later are joined by Neil Young for a 50 minute set.
In 1974, John Lennon releases “Walls and Bridges” album.
In 1976, NEW ON DAYTIME TV A pair of game shows “STUMPERS” (hosted by ALLEN LUDDEN) and “50 GRAND SLAM” (emcee: TOM KENNEDY) debut on NBC
In 1976, Actress Alicia Silverstone, who rose to fame in several Aerosmith videos and the movie “Clueless,” born in San Francisco.
In 1976, Remember Earl Butz? He was agriculture secretary under President Jimmy Carter. It was on this date that Butz resigned after apologizing for what he called the “gross indiscretion” of uttering a racist remark. The comment became fodder for many comedians.
In 1980, R.C., “All Over The World” by ELO peaked at #13 on the pop singles chart.
In 1980, R.C., “Another One Bites The Dust” by Queen peaked at number one on the pop singles chart; “Weird Al” parodied that into “Another One Rides The Bus” that he recorded live on the air at KMET-FM that same fall.
In 1980, R.C., “Drivin' My Life Away” by Eddie Rabbitt peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.
In 1980, R.C., “I Got You” by Split Enz peaked at #53 on the pop singles chart.
In 1980, R.C., “Turn It On Again” by Genesis peaked at #58 on the pop singles chart.
In 1980, The highest scoring game in major college football history ended with Oklahoma on top of Colorado 82-42.
In 1980, “Heathcliff and Dingbat”, and “Thundarr The Barbarian”, TV Cartoon Shows, debut on ABC.
In 1981, Why is “The Flintstones” back on NBC in “gay-ole” prime time? Itʹs an emergency replacement when injuries on the set force “The Powers of Matthew Star” to temporarily shut down production.
In 1982, David Tanny gets his first letter published on the “Evening Tribune,” a San Diego newspaper. It complained about Cox Cable dropping KHJ from Los Angeles which featured basketball games of the Los Angeles Lakers, Elviraʹs Movie Macabe and reruns of Eight is Enough.
In 1982, “CBS Morning News” began airing on CBS as “The CBS Early Morning News”, and changed its name to “CBS Morning News” in 1987.
In 1982, The new wave band Squeeze decided to break up.
In 1985, “Misfits Of Science”, TV Scifi Adventure; debut on NBC. It co-starred Courtney Cox.
In 1986, CBS anchorman Dan Rather is mugged while walking alone along New Yorkʹs Park Avenue in the wee hours of the night. During the severe beating, the two mysterious assailants ask the CBS newsman, “What is the frequency, Kenneth?” The incident inspired the R.E.M. song by that name.
In 1986, R.C., “Dreamtime” by Daryl Hall peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.
In 1986, R.C., “Love Walks In” by Van Halen peaked at #22 on the pop singles chart.
In 1986, R.C., “Money$ Too Tight (To Mention)” by Simply Red peaked at #28 on the pop singles chart.
In 1986, R.C., “Paranoimia” by The Art Of Noise with Max Headroom peaked at #34 on the pop singles chart.
In 1987, David Norrie of New York Jets vs. Dallas was sacked eleven times!
In 1987, In Chicago vs. Philadelphia, eleven sacks were made!
In 1987, The NFL continues the regular-season schedule with replacement players while the playersʹ association strikes. Average attendance is 16,947, down from 57,205 the first week and 59,824 the second week.
In 1989, Graham Chapman dies of throat cancer at age of forty-eight. Says Monty Python member accomplice John Cleese of his openly gay comedic accomplice, “Somehow, I think heaven has become a slightly sillier place.”
In 1990, “Beverly Hills, 90210”, TV General Drama, debut on Fox. Jokes about the actors playing high school teenagers were abound. One actress who played a teenager was actually 29!
In 1992, Singer Sinead (shuh-NAYDʹ) OʹConnor ripped up a picture of the pope during an after-midnight appearance on “Saturday Night Live.” NBCʹs switchboard in New York was flooded with calls, most of them criticizing OʹConnorʹs actions.
In 1994, “Frasier” deftly using assumptions about sexuality as grist for farce as “The Matchmaker” details a mixed-up first date. Hoping to fix up Daphne (Jane Leeves), Frasier (Kelsey Grammer) invites his station manager, Tom (Eric Lutes), to dinner, unaware heʹs gay. During the meal, delicately used pronouns fuel Tomʹs misconception that heʹs dating Frasier, who misreads Tomʹs interest for an attraction to Daphne. When Frasier learns the truth, heʹs stunned. “What on earth could have made him think I was interested in him?” he says. “All I did was ask him if he was attached, and then we talked about the theater and menʹs fashions. Oh, my God!”
In 1996, Van Halen announced that former Extreme singer Gary Cherone was chosen as the new lead singer for the group, replacing Sammy Hagar who quit two months ago. Bad move.
In 1998, Movie: “Sabrina Goes to Rome”. If Sabrina canʹt open a mysterious antique gold locket and release the power trapped within, a family secret will be lost forever. “The secret to the locket lies in Rome,” says her father. So, with a stowaway Salem in her backpack, Sabrina heads for Italy and the Eternal City of Rome. Once there, she meets Paul, the gorgeous American photographer who grabs her before she falls into the famous Trevi Fountain. And in her charming pensione, Sabrina finds an unexpected roommate: Gwen, a British witch with a talking hamster named Stonehenge. Together, Sabrina an Gwen set out to solve the mystery of the locket---a story of love and betrayal that began centuries ago…
In 2008, “My Life as a Teenage Robot” returned to be airing new episodes on Nicktoons Network.
In 2018, “Star Trek: Short Treks” began airing on CBS All Access
In 2040, Ten x 04 = 40
In 2363, The U.F.P. Starship Enterprise NCC 1701-D is commissioned.