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Last Updated 02-18-2021

🏆🥊James Donald Raschke -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.10/17/1940 N.S. or 10/16/1940 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Wrestler
Names/Places: ring name: Baron von Raschke

🎵B-Rock -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.10/16/1971 or 10/16/1972
Rapper
Group Names: B-Rock and the Bizz

🎵B-Rock -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.10/16/1971 or 10/16/1972
Rapper
Group Names: B-Rock and the Bizz

🎭🏆Angela Lansbury -- is 96 in the year 2021 and 97 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1925
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, TV Producer, Exerciser, English
Names/Places: b. in London; MN:Brigid; Richard Cromwell's ex-
TV Shows: Murder She Wrote (as Jessica Beatrice Fletcher)
Movie Titles: Mame, Dear World, Sweeney Todd, Gypsy, Beauty & the Beast (as Mrs. Potts)

🎭Peter Bowles -- is 85 in the year 2021 and 86 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1936 N.S.
Actor, Producer, English
TV Shows: Rumpole of the Bailey, Only When I Laugh (as Archie Glover), Victoria (as Duke of Wellington)
Movie Titles: This Bank Job, Blow-Up, The Legend of Hell House

✍🎭Tony Anthony -- is 84 in the year 2021 and 85 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1937 N.S.
Screenwriter, Actor, Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Blindman, Treasure of the Four Crowns, Comin' at Ya!, The Silent Stranger

🎭Barry Corbin -- is 81 in the year 2021 and 82 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1940
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Northern Exposure (as Maurice Minnifield), One Tree Hill (as Whitey Durham), Anger Management (as Ed)
Movie Titles: No Country for Old Men

🏆⚾Tim McCarver -- is 80 in the year 2021 and 81 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1941
Hall of Famer, Sports Analyst, Baseball Announcer, MLB Catcher
Misc: Ford C. Frick Award winner in 2012
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1959-1969), Philadelphia Phillies (1970-1972), Montreal Expos (1972), St. Louis Cardinals (1973-1974), Boston Red Sox (1974-1975), Philadelphia Phillies (1975-1980), New York Mets (announcer)
TV Shows: ABC Sports, CBS Sports, Fox Sports; Monday Night Baseball

🎵Dave Lovelady -- is 79 in the year 2021 and 80 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1942
Drummer, British
Group Names: The Fourmost

🎵🎸C. F. Turner -- is 78 in the year 2021 and 79 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1943 N.S.
Songwriter, Bassist, Christian/Rock Performer, Rock & Roll Singer, Canadian
Names/Places: RFN:Charles Frederick; NN:Fred
Group Names: Bachman-Turner Overdrive

🎭Johnny Washbrook -- is 77 in the year 2021 and 78 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1944
Actor, Canadian

🏆🏈Dwight Douglas Lewis -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1945
NFL Linebacker
Misc: Super Bowl V, VI, X, XII, XIII
Sports Teams: Dallas Cowboys

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🎵🎸Roger Hawkins -- is 76 in the year 2021 and 77 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1945
Rock & Roll Drummer
Group Names: Traffic

✍⛪💰🎭🎵🏆Suzanne Somers -- is 75 in the year 2021 and 76 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1946
Author, Judaism convert, Merchant, TV/Movie Actress, TV Talk Show Hostess, Singer, Exerciser
Names/Places: b. in San Bruno, CA; RN:Suzanne Mahoney; Alan Hammel's wife
Misc: Thighmaster seller
TV Shows: Three's Company's Christmas "Chrissy" Snow, She's the Sheriff's Hildy Granger, Step by Step's Carol Foster Lambert, Suzanne Somers Show (talk show)
Movie Titles: American Graffiti (that blonde girl in the car!)

✍🎭David Zucker -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1947
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Kentucky Fried Movie, Airplane!, Top Secret!, Police Squad (series), The Naked Gun (series), Help Wanted!

🎵🎸Robert Hall "Bob" Weir -- is 74 in the year 2021 and 75 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1947 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Rhythm Guitarist, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in San Francisco; NN:Ace
Group Names: The Grateful Dead (co-founder)

🎭Michael Tylo -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1948
Soap Actor
TV Shows: All My Children, Young & the Restless, Guiding Light, Bold and the Beautiful

🏆🏈Richard Caster -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1948
NFL Wide Receiver
Misc: Super Bowl XVII
Sports Teams: Washington Redskins

🎵Jim Ed Norman -- is 73 in the year 2021 and 74 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1948
Music Figure, Music Executive, Arranger

🏆🏒Bob Collyard -- is 72 in the year 2021 and 73 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1949
NHL Center, American

🎭Morgan Stevens -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1951
Actor
TV Shows: Fame (as David Reardon), Bare Essence, Melrose Place (as Nicholas Diamond)

🎭Daniel Gerroll -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1951
Actor, English
Movie Titles: Chariots of Fire, Drop Dead Fred, Cashmere Mafia, The Starter Wife

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Alan Wheat -- is 70 in the year 2021 and 71 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1951
Congressperson

🎭🏆Martha Smith -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1952
Actress, Model, Playmate
Names/Places: RN:Martha Anne Smith
Misc: July 1973 Playmate
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives
Movie Titles: Animal House

🏆🏈Cal Peterson -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1952
NFL Linebacker
Misc: Super Bowl X
Sports Teams: Dallas Cowboys

Christopher "Chris" Cox -- is 69 in the year 2021 and 70 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1952 N.S.
Lawyer
Misc: was the 28th Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission

🎭🎵🎸Brinsley Forde -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1953
Actor, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Group Names: Aswad
TV Shows: Here Come the Doubledeckers
Movie Titles: The Magnificent Six and a Half (series of shorts)

🏆🏁🏊Susan Pedersen -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1953
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: RN: Susan Jane Pedersen, aka Susan Pankey
Misc: 4 X 100m medley swimmer (Olympic-gold-1968)

🏆🏀Mike Sojourner -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1953
NBA Player

🎵🎸Tony Carey -- is 68 in the year 2021 and 69 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1953
Songwriter, Keyboardist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Rainbow, Planet P Project, soloist

🎭Ellen Dolan -- is 66 in the year 2021 and 67 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1955
Soap Actress
TV Shows: Guiding Light (as Maureen Bauer), As the World Turns (as Margo Hughes)

🎭Jim Youngs -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1956
Actor
Names/Places: John Savage's younger brother
Misc: retired from acting in 1995
Movie Titles: Footloose, Youngblood, The Wanderers, Hotshot

🎭Andy Kindler -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1956
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Everybody Loves Raymond (as Andy), Wizards of Waverly Place (as Chancellor Tootietootie), Bob's Burgers (as Mort), Maron (as Andy Kindler), Raising Dad (as Mr. Travers)

🏆🏁🏊Melissa Belote -- is 65 in the year 2021 and 66 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1956 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: RN: Melissa Louise Belote; aka Melissa Belote Ripley

🎵Kelly Marie -- is 64 in the year 2021 and 65 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1957
Disco Singer, Scottish

✍🎭Tim Robbins -- is 63 in the year 2021 and 64 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1958
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Actor, Director
Names/Places: b. in West Covina, CA; Susan Sarandon's hubby
Movie Titles: Shawshank Redemption, Jacob's Ladder, The Player, Bull Durham, Cadillac Man, Bob Roberts, The Hudsucker Proxy, Arlington Road, Mission to Mars, Mystic River, Code 46, Catch a Fire, The Lucky Ones

🏆⚾Brian Harper -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1959
MLB Catcher

🏆⚾Kevin McReynolds -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1959
MLB Outfielder

🎵Gary Kemp -- is 62 in the year 2021 and 63 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1959
Songwriter, Guitarist, Pop Singer, English
Misc: some say b. 1960
Group Names: Spandau Ballet (lead)
Song Titles: Tru, Gold, Lifeline, Only When You Leave, Communication, Chant No. 1
Album Titles: True, Parade

🎵Bob Mould -- is 61 in the year 2021 and 62 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1960
Singer, Musician
Group Names: Sugar, Husker Du

🎭Randy Vasquez -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1961
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: JAG (as Marine Gunnery Sgt. Victor Galindez)

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🎭Kim Wayans -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1961 N.S.
Actress, Comedienne, Producer
Names/Places: Shawn, Damon, Marlon, & Keenen's sister
TV Shows: In Living Color, In The House (as Tonia)
Movie Titles: Don't Be a Menace to Society

🏆⚾Billy Taylor -- is 60 in the year 2021 and 61 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1961
MLB Pitcher

🎭Christian Stolte -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1962
Actor
TV Shows: Chicago Fire (as Randall McHolland, also in Chicago P.D.)
Movie Titles: Public Enemies, Stranger Than Fiction, Law Abiding Citizen

🎭David Shark Fralick -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1962
Actor, Stuntman, Producer

✍🎭Kenneth Lonergan -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1962 N.S.
Screenwriter, Playwright, Director
Movie Titles: Mancheser by the Sea, Analyze This, Gangs of New York, You Can Count on Me

🎵🎸Flea -- is 59 in the year 2021 and 60 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1962
Hall of Famer, Rock & Roll Bassist
Names/Places: RN:Michael Balzary
Group Names: Red Hot Chili Peppers

🎭Pamela Bach-Hasselhoff -- is 58 in the year 2021 and 59 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1963
Actress, Producer
Names/Places: RLN:Weissenbach; b. in Tulsa, OK; David's wife
TV Shows: Baywatch (as Kaye Morgan)
Movie Titles: Castle Rock, More Than Puppy Love

🏆🏀Tom Tolbert -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1965
Sports Commentator, NBA Forward

🏆🏒Gherman Titov -- is 56 in the year 2021 and 57 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1965
NHL Forward, Russian

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🎵🎸Jason Everman -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1967
Bassist, Drummer, Hard Rock Guitarst
Group Names: Soundgarden, Nirvana

🏆🏒Joe Murphy -- is 54 in the year 2021 and 55 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1967
NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Randall Batinkoff -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1968
Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Christy (as David Grantland)
Movie Titles: Kick-Ass, X-Men: First Class, As Good as It Gets, The Peacemaker

🎭Todd Stashwick -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1968
Actor, Director
TV Shows: 12 Monkeys (as Deacon)
Movie Titles: "You, Me and Dupree", Along Came Polly, The Rundown, The Air I Breathe

🎭Mark (Comedian) Lee -- is 53 in the year 2021 and 54 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1968 N.S.
Comedian, Singaporian

🎭Terri J. Vaughn -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1969
Actress, Producer
TV Shows: All of Us (as Jonelle), The Steve Harvey Show (as Lolita)
Movie Titles: Friday, Daddy's Little Girls

🎭David Lawrence -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1969
TV Actor
Names/Places: Greg's twin
TV Shows: Bewitched (as Adam Stephens)

🎭Greg Lawrence -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1969
TV Actor
Names/Places: David's Twin
TV Shows: Bewitched (as Adam Stephens)

🏆🏈Alfred Pupunu -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1969
NFL Tight End
Names/Places: b. in Tonga

🏆⚾Juan González -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1969
MLB Outfielder
Misc: AL MVP 1996, 1998
Sports Teams: Texas Rangers

🎵Wendy Wilson -- is 52 in the year 2021 and 53 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1969
Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; Marilyn Rovell & Brian's daughter
Group Names: Wilson Phillips

🏆🏈Adrian Murrell -- is 51 in the year 2021 and 52 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1970
NFL Runningback

🎭Paul Sparks -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1971
Actor
TV Shows: Boardwalk Empire (as Mickey Doyle)
Movie Titles: Edge of Darkness, Mud, "Synecdoche, New York"

🏆🏈Greg Jeffries -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1971
NFL Player

🎵🎸Chad Gray -- is 50 in the year 2021 and 51 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1971
Rock & Roll Performer, Heavy Metal Singer
Group Names: Mudvayne, Hellyeah, B-Rock and The Bizz

🏆🏈Kordell Stewart -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1972
NFL Quarterback
Names/Places: NN:Slash
Sports Teams: University of Colorado, Pittsburgh Steelers

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🏆🏒Darius Kasparaitis -- is 49 in the year 2021 and 50 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1972 N.S.
NHL Defensive, Lithuanian

🏆🏈Jermaine Lewis -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1974
NFL Wide Receiver

🏆🏒Paul Kariya -- is 47 in the year 2021 and 48 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1974
Hall of Famer, NHL Player, Canadian

🎭Kellie Martin -- is 46 in the year 2021 and 47 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1975
TV/Movie Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Life Goes On (as Becca Thatcher), Christy (as Christy Huddleston), ER (as Lucy Knight)
Movie Titles: A Goofy Movie

🎵John Mayer -- is 44 in the year 2021 and 45 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1977
Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer
Song Titles: Daughters, No Such Thing, Your Body is a Wonderland, Say
Album Titles: Room For Squares, Heavier Things, Continuum, Battle Studies, Born and Raised, Paradise Valley

🎭Kala Savage -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1978
Actress
Names/Places: Fred's sister
Movie Titles: Little Monsters

🎵Abel Talamántez -- is 43 in the year 2021 and 44 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1978
Music Producer, Songwriter, Pop Singer
Names/Places: LN: Mendoza
Group Names: Menudo, Cruz Martinez y Los Super Reyes, Los EnVivo Kings

🎭🎵🏆Jeremy Jackson -- is 41 in the year 2021 and 42 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1980
Actor, Producer, Singer, Model
Misc: b. 1981?
TV Shows: Baywatch (as Hobie Buchannon)
Movie Titles: Ring of Darkness, Expose

🎭Brea Grant -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1981
Actress, Director
TV Shows: Heroes (as Daphne Millbrook)

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🎭Caterina Scorsone -- is 40 in the year 2021 and 41 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1981
Actress, Canadian
TV Shows: 1-800-Missing (as Jess Mastriani), Private Practice (as Dr. Amelia Shepherd), Grey's Anatomy (as Dr. Amelia Shepherd)
Movie Titles: Edge of Darkness

🏆🏁Casey Stoner -- is 36 in the year 2021 and 37 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1985 N.S.
Auto Racer, Australian

🎭Eddie Karr -- is 34 in the year 2021 and 35 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1987
Actor
TV Shows: Grounded for Life (as Young Sean), Touched by an Angel (as Nathaniel Greene), Promised Land (as Nathaniel Greene)

Remick Harper Smothers -- is 32 in the year 2021 and 33 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1989
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Dick & Lorraine's son

🎭Kyler Pettis -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1992 N.S.
Actor

🏆⚾Bryce Harper -- is 29 in the year 2021 and 30 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1992 N.S.
MLB Right Fielder
Misc: NL MVP (2015); active as of 2015
Sports Teams: Washington Nationals

Jared Brandon Cohen -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1993
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Paula Zahn & Jared's son

Scot Cooper Williams -- is 28 in the year 2021 and 29 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1993
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Debi and David's son

🎵Amelia Lily -- is 27 in the year 2021 and 28 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1994 N.S.
Pop Singer, English

🏆🎾Naomi Osaka -- is 24 in the year 2021 and 25 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1997 N.S.
Tennis Player, Japanese

Julius Robert Bay Tapert -- is 22 in the year 2021 and 23 in the year 2022; b.10/16/1999
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Lucy Lawless and Rob's son

Octavia Flynn Sorbo -- is 16 in the year 2021 and 17 in the year 2022; b.10/16/2005
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Sam and Kevin's daughter

Lenon Hijazi -- is 4 in the year 2021 and 5 in the year 2022; b.10/16/2017 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Jamie Pressly and Hamzi's twin son

Leo Hijazi -- is 4 in the year 2021 and 5 in the year 2022; b.10/16/2017 N.S.
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Jamie Pressly and Hamzi's twin son

🎵Craig Morris -- b.10/16/????
Country Performer

👑King James II Of Scotland -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1430 J-LD d.8/3/1460 J-LD (29)
King

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✍⚛Albrecht Von Haller -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1708 d.12/12/1777 (69)
Poet, Scientist, Swiss
Misc: Experimental Physiology founder

🎖⚖Morgan Lewis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1754 N.S. d.4/7/1844 N.S. (89)
Revolutionary, Governor, Lawyer, American

✍📰⚖Noah Webster -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1758 d.5/28/1843 (84)
Author, Lexicographer, Journalist, Politician, Teacher
Book Titles: American Dictionary of the English Language (compiler)

👑⚖Prince Itō Of Japan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1841 d.10/26/1909 (68)
King, Head of State, Japanese
Names/Places: RN: Ito Hirobumi
Misc: Japanese premier; The Biemarck of Japan

💰Pleasant Hanes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1845 d.6/9/1925 (79)
Manufacturer

Oscar Wilde -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1854 d.11/30/1900 (46)
Author, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Critic, Irish, Gay
Names/Places: b. in Dublin; MN:Fingal O'Flahertie Wills; d. in Paris

✍📰Claude Van Tyne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1869 d.3/21/1930 (60)
Author, Historian, Educator

🎨Lee Lawrie -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1877 d.1/23/1963 (85)
Sculptor, German

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🏆⚾Will Harridge -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1881 d.4/9/1971 (89)
Hall of Famer, Sports Executive, Baseball Figure
Misc: AL president 1931-58

🏆🏒Marty Walsh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1883 d.3/27/1915 (31)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Canadian
Sports Teams: Ottawa Senators (possibly 1907-1912)

David Green Ben-Gurion -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1886 d.12/1/1973 (87)
Prime Minister, Statesman, Polish
Names/Places: RLN:Green
Misc: Israel's founding father, the first Prime Minister 1948-53, 55; d. in Tel-Aviv

Eugene Gladstone O'Neill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1888 d.11/27/1953 (65)
Dramatist/Playwright
Names/Places: b. in New York City; d. in Boston
Misc: wrote The Ice Man Cometh

🎖Michael Collins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1890 d.8/22/1922 (31)
Revolutionary, Irish

✍⚖William Orville Douglas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1898 d.1/19/1980 (81)
Author, Supreme Court Justice
Misc: 81st Supreme Court justice (1939-75)

Arthur H. Dean -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1898 d.11/30/1987 (89)
Government Official, Attorney/Lawyer

🎭Lloyd Corrigan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1900 d.11/5/1969 (69)
Actor
TV Shows: Life & Legend of Wyatt Earp (as Ned Buntline), Corky & White Shadow

🏆⚾Leon "Goose" Goslin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1900 N.S. d.5/15/1971 N.S. (70)
Hall of Famer, MLB Left Fielder
Sports Teams: Washington Senators (1921-1930), St. Louis Browns (1930-1932), Washington Senators (1933), Detroit Tigers (1934-1937), Washington Senators (1938)

🏆John Carmichael -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1902 N.S. d.6/6/1986 N.S. (83)
Hall of Famer, Sports Writer
Book Titles: Who's Who in the Major Leagues

🎭🎵🎷Ford Lee "Buck" Washington -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1903 d.1/31/1955 (51)
Comedian, Dancer, Pianist, Trumpeter, Novelty Singer, Jazz Musician
Misc: of Buck and Bubbles

🎵"Big" Joe Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1903 N.S. d.12/17/1982 N.S. (79)
Hall of Famer, Singer/Guitarist, Accordionist, Harmonicaist, Blues Performer

🎭William "Wild Bill" Elliott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1904 d.11/26/1965 (61)
Movie Actor

⚖🎭Rex Bell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1905 d.7/4/1962 (56)
Governor, Movie Actor
Names/Places: Clara Bow's hubby
Misc: Cowboy star

🏆🎾George Martin Lott Jr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1906 d.12/2/1991 (85)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

🎭Molly O'Day -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1911 d.10/22/1998 (87)
Movie Actress
Misc: NOT to be confused with the country singer of the very same name
TV Shows: Our Gang

Frank O'Rourke -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1916 d.4/27/1989 (72)
Novelist
Misc: known for western and mystery novels, plus sports fiction.

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🎭Alice Pearce -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1917 d.3/3/1966 (48)
TV/Movie Actress, Comedienne, Variety Show Hostess
TV Shows: Alice Pearce Show (hostess), Bewitched (as the first Gladys Kravitz)

🎵Dale T. "Stoney" Cooper -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1918 N.S. d.3/22/1977 N.S. (58)
Country Performer

🎭Sharon Douglas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1920 N.S. d.6/18/2016 N.S. (95)
Movie Actress, Radio Actress
Names/Places: RN: Rhonda-Nelle Rader

🎭Linda Darnell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1921 d.4/10/1965 (43)
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: RN:Monetta Eloyse Darnell

🎭🎵Max Bygraves -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1922 d.8/31/2012 (89)
Comedian, Singer, British

🎵Bert Kaempfert -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1923 d.6/21/1980 (56)
Music Producer, Arranger, Composer, Singer, Multi-instrumentalist, Bandleader, German
Misc: the first person to sign the Beatles to a contract
Song Titles: Wonderland By Night

🎭Michael Conrad -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1925 d.11/22/1983 (58)
TV Actor
TV Shows: Delvecchio, Hill St. Blues (as Sgt. Phil Esterhaus)

🎨✍Gunter Grass -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1927 d.4/13/2015 (87)
Artist, Illustrator, Sculptor, Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, German

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🎭Ann Morgan Guilbert -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1928 d.6/14/2016 N.S. (87)
Actress
TV Shows: Dick Van Dyke Show (as Millie Helper), New Andy Griffith Show

🏆⚽Ivor Allchurch -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1929 d.7/10/1997 (67)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Welsh (Wales)

✍📰Nicholas Von Hoffman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1929 d.2/1/2018 N.S. (88)
Author, Journalist, Commentator
TV Shows: 60 Minutes (liberal debater 1970s)

Bill Green -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1929 d.10/14/2002 (72)
Congressperson

Charles "Chuck" W. Colson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1931 N.S. d.4/21/2012 N.S. (80)
Government Official
Misc: ex-prez advisor; Watergate figure; Prison Fellowship, The Chuck Colson Center for Christian World View, Justice Fellowship.

🎵Emile Ford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1937 d.4/11/2016 N.S. (78)
Musician, Pop Singer, Saint Lucian
Group Names: Emile Ford and the Checkmates

🎭🎵🎸🏆Nico -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1938 d.7/18/1988 (49)
Hall of Famer, Actress, Songwriter, Keyboardist, Rock & Roll Singer, Model, German
Names/Places: RN:Christa Paffgen
Group Names: The Velvet Underground

💰🏆🏀David A. "Dave" DeBusschere -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1940 N.S. d.5/14/2003 N.S. (62)
Hall of Famer, Executive, NBA Coach, NBA Forward
Names/Places: NN:Defensive Dave
Misc: three-time All-American for U. Of Detroit, then a NBA star for the Detroit Pistons and New York Kncikerbockers. The youngest player / coach in NBA history for Detroit, age 24. Later, also commissioner of the ABA. Was a player-coach of Detroit Pistons (1964-67); played in 8 All-Star games; won 2 NBA titles as player with NY Knicks; ABA commissioner (1975-76); also pitched 2 seasons for Chicago White Sox (1962-63) with 3-4 record; Knicks #22 retired; May 14 is the date of announcement of death
Sports Teams: Unversity of Detroit (1959-1962), Detroit Pistons (player 1962-1968, coach 1964-1967), New York Knicks (1969-1974)

🏆⚽Tommy Gemmell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1943 d.??/??/2004 N.S. (0)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player, Scottish
Misc: can't find date of death; full back and manager

Paul Monette -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1945 d.2/10/1995 (49)
Writer

🎵Cordell "Boogie" Mosson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1952 N.S. d.4/18/2013 N.S. (60)
Hall of Famer, Bassist, Rhythm and Blues Musician
Group Names: Parliament-Funkadelic

🏆🏈Chris Doleman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1961 N.S. d.1/28/2020 N.S. (58)
Hall of Famer, NFL Defensive End
Sports Teams: Minnesota Vikings (1985-1993), Atlanta Falcons (1994-1995), San Francisco 49ers (1996-1998), Minnesota Vikings (1999)

🏆🏀Manute Bol -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1962 d.6/19/2010 (47)
NBA Center
Misc: also CBA player; 7'6 or 7"

🎵🎷Roy Hargrove -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1969 N.S. d.11/2/2018 N.S. (49)
Jazz Trumpeter

🏆🏈Simon Shanks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1971 d.1/5/2006 N.S. (34)
NFL Player

🏆🥊Freeda Foreman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1976 N.S. d.3/9/2019 N.S. (42)
Boxer
Names/Places: George's daughter

🎭Brandon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1984 d.??/??/????
Animal Star
Names/Places: RN: Sandy
Misc: dog character in Punky Brewster named after the NBC progammer of the 80's Brandon Tartikoff
TV Shows: Punky Brewster (as Brandon)

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Prince's Son -- Birth Anniversary -- b.10/16/1996 d.10/23/1996 (0)
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: RN: Boy Gregory; Mayte and Prince's son

🎨Lucas The Elder Cranach -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/4/1472 J-LD d.10/16/1553 Ju-1 (81)
Designer, Painter, German

Pope Gregory XIV -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1535 N.S. d.10/16/1591 N.S. (56)
Pope
Misc: Roman Catholic pope (1590-91)

👑Queen Marie Antionette Of France -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/2/1755 N.S. d.10/16/1793 N.S. (37)
Queen, Austrian
Names/Places: RFN:Josephe Jeanne

💰James Walter Thompson -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/28/1847 d.10/16/1928 (80)
Executive
Misc: was the namesake of the JWT advertising agency and a pioneer of many advertising techniques.

Jean de Brunhoff -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/9/1899 d.10/16/1937 (37)
Children's Author, French
Book Titles: Babar the Elephant

🎖Alfred Jodl -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/10/1890 N.S. d.10/16/1946 N.S. (56)
General, German
Misc: Nazi General who signed the WWII surrender

🎵Granville Bantok -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/7/1868 d.10/16/1946 (78)
Composer, British

🏆🏁🏊Walter Spence -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/3/1901 N.S. d.10/16/1958 N.S. (57)
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, British

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✍🎖⚖George Catlett Marshall -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/31/1880 d.10/16/1959 (78)
Author, General, Statesman, Humanitarian
Misc: Marshall Plan; WWII Army chief of staff 5-star

🏆⚾Arch McDonald -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/23/1901 N.S. d.10/16/1960 N.S. (59)
Baseball Announcer
Misc: Ford C. Frick Award winner in 1999
Sports Teams: Washington Senators

🏆🥊Sandor Szabo -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/4/1906 N.S. d.10/16/1966 N.S. (60)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Hungarian

💰🎵Leonard Chess -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/12/1917 d.10/16/1969 (52)
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, Executive, Music Figure
Misc: founder of Chess Records

🎭Leo G. Carroll -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/25/1892 N.S. d.10/16/1972 N.S. (79)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, English
Misc: some say b. Oct 18
TV Shows: Topper (as Cosmo Topper), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (as Mr. Alexander Waverly), The Girl from U.N.C.L.E. (as Mr. Alexander Waverly)
Movie Titles: The Parent Trap, North by Northwest, Father of the Bride, Topper, Going My Way

🎵🎷Gene Krupa -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/15/1909 d.10/16/1973 (64)
Drummer, Bandleader, Jazz Musician
Group Names: Benny Goodman

🎭Sir Michael Balcon -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/19/1896 d.10/16/1977 (81)
Movie Producer, English

🎭🎵Dan Dailey -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/14/1915 d.10/16/1978 (62)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Vaudevillan, Dancer, Singer
TV Shows: The Governor & J.J.

💰Moshe Dayan -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/20/1915 d.10/16/1981 (66)
Leader
Misc: Defense Minister of Israel

🎵Mario Del Monaco -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/27/1915 d.10/16/1982 (67)
Tenor, Opera Singer, Italian

🎵Doyle Wilburn -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/7/1930 d.10/16/1982 (52)
Country Performer
Names/Places: RN:Virgil Doyle Wilburn
Group Names: The Wilburn Brothers

🏆🏁🏇Kelso -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/4/1957 d.10/16/1983 (26)
Racehorse

🎵George Liberace -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/31/1911 d.10/16/1983 (72)
Violinist, Bandleader, Conductor
Names/Places: Liberace's brother

🎭Ken Carpenter -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/21/1900 d.10/16/1984 (84)
Announcer

🎵Dana Suesse -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/3/1911 d.10/16/1987 (75)
Composer, Musician
Names/Places: NN:Girl Gershwin
Song Titles: You Ought To Be In Pictures

🎭Cornel Wilde -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/13/1915 d.10/16/1989 (74)
Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: a leading man in some 50 films; d. Oct 15?

Scott O'Dell -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/23/1898 d.10/16/1989 (91)
Novelist, Children's Author

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🎵🎷Art Blakey -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/11/1919 d.10/16/1990 (71)
Drummer, Pianist, Bandleader, Jazz Performer
Names/Places: NN:The Godfather of Jazz
Group Names: The Jazz Messengers

🎭Vladek Sheybal -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/12/1923 d.10/16/1992 (69)
Actor, Polish
TV Shows: Shogun
Movie Titles: From Russia With Love

🎭Shirley Booth -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/30/1898 d.10/16/1992 (94)
Radio Actress, TV/Movie/Stage Actress
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Thelma Booth Ford
Misc: Oscar, Tony, & Emmy winner; b. 1907 is wrong
TV Shows: Hazel (as Hazel Burke the maid)

🏆🥊Charley Burley -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/6/1917 d.10/16/1992 (75)
Hall of Famer, Boxer
Misc: fought from 1936-1950

💰🎵Theresa Needham -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/17/1912 d.10/16/1992 (80)
Hall of Famer, Businessperson, Music Figure
Misc: tavern owner who became known as "The Godmother of the Chicago Blues".

🎭Paolo Bortoluzzi -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/17/1938 d.10/16/1993 (55)
Actor, Choreographer, Ballet Dancer, Italian

🏆⚽Arnold Oliver -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/22/1907 d.10/16/1993 (86)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player

🎭Richard Caldicot -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/7/1908 d.10/16/1995 (87)
Actor, English

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🎨✍🎭Adam Kennedy -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/10/1922 d.10/16/1997 (75)
Painter, Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor
TV Shows: The Californians

🎭Audra Lindley -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/24/1918 d.10/16/1997 (79)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: Bridget Loves Bernie, Doc, Three's Company (as Helen Roper), The Ropers (as Helen Roper), Phoebe (as grandmother on Friends), Cybill (as her mother)

✍⛪James A. Michener -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/3/1907 d.10/16/1997 (90)
Author, Novelist, Quaker
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Book Titles: Tales of South Pacific, Hawaii, Space

Jean Shepherd -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/26/1921 N.S. d.10/16/1999 N.S. (78)
Writer, Humorist
Misc: Playboy satire Award 1966, 1967, 1969; not b. 1929

🎵🎷Ella Mae Morse -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/12/1924 d.10/16/1999 (75)
Singer, Jazz Performer

Mel Carnahan -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/11/1934 d.10/16/2000 (66)
Governor

🎭Reid Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/8/1949 d.10/16/2001 N.S. (52)
Actor
TV Shows: Chase, The Chisholms

🎵🎷Etta Jones -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/25/1928 d.10/16/2001 (72)
Jazz Singer

🏆🥊László Papp -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/25/1926 d.10/16/2003 (77)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Olympic Athlete, Hungarian
Misc: middleweight boxer (Olympic-gold-1948, 52, 56)

🏆🥊Stewart Edward "Stu" Hart -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/3/1915 N.S. d.10/16/2003 N.S. (88)
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, Canadian
Misc: Wrestler both amateur and professional, promoter, and trainer.

✍📰Pierre Salinger -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/14/1925 d.10/16/2004 (79)
Author, Journalist
Misc: former President John Fitzgerald Kennedy Press secretary
TV Shows: ABC News

🎵🎸Doug Bennett -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1951 d.10/16/2004 (52)
Rock & Roll Performer
Group Names: Doug and the Slugs

🎭Elmer "Len" Dresslar Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/25/1925 d.10/16/2005 (80)
Actor, Commercial Actor
Misc: voice of the Jolly Green Giant in TV ads

🎭Eugene Gordon Lee -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/25/1933 d.10/16/2005 (71)
Movie Actor
Movie Titles: Our Gang (as Porky)

🎭John Larch -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/4/1914 d.10/16/2005 (91)
Actor
TV Shows: Arrest & Trial

🎭Ursula Howells -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/17/1922 N.S. d.10/16/2005 N.S. (83)
Actress, English

🎭Deborah Kerr -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/30/1921 d.10/16/2007 (86)
TV/Movie Actress, Scottish
Names/Places: RN:Deborah Jane Kerr-Trimmer
TV Shows: The King & I, From Here to Eternity

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🎭Chao-Li Chi -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/5/1927 d.10/16/2010 (83)
Actor
TV Shows: Falcon Crest (as Chao-Li Chi)

🎭Barbara Billingsley -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/22/1915 d.10/16/2010 (94)
TV/Movie Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles
TV Shows: Leave It To Beaver (as June Cleaver), Muppet Babies (as Nanny voicist)

🎵Pete Rugolo -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/25/1915 d.10/16/2011 (95)
Arranger, Bandleader, Sicilian
TV Shows: The Fugitive

🏆⚾Eddie Yost -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/13/1926 d.10/16/2012 (86)
MLB Player

🎭Ed Lauter -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/30/1938 d.10/16/2013 (74)
TV/Movie Actor
TV Shows: BJ & the Bear (as Sheriff Cain)
Movie Titles: The Artist

🎵Tim Hauser -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/12/1941 d.10/16/2014 (72)
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Misc: Jazz-Swing-Doo Wop-Pop styles
Group Names: The Manhattan Transfer

🎭Ralph Andrews -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/17/1927 N.S. d.10/16/2015 N.S. (87)
TV Producer
Movie Titles: You Don't Say!, Celebrity Sweepstakes, Lingo (1987), It Takes Two (Vin Scully edition), Liar's Club, 50 Grand Slam, I'll Bet (1965), It's Your Bet (1969-1973), Yahtzee

🎭Roy Dotrice -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/26/1923 d.10/16/2017 N.S. (94)
Actor, English
TV Shows: Beauty & the Beast (as Father), Going to Extremes (as Dr. Henry Croft)
Movie Titles: Amadeus, The Cutting Edge

🎭Sean Hughes -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/10/1965 N.S. d.10/16/2017 N.S. (51)
Comedian, English

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🎭John Clarke -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/14/1931 N.S. d.10/16/2019 N.S. (88)
Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 2004
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives (as Mickey Horton for almost 40 years)

🎵Johnny Bush -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/17/1935 N.S. d.10/16/2020 N.S. (85)
Songwriter, Drummer, Country Singer
Misc: was voted by Record World magazine to be the most promising singer of 1968, a foolhardy prediction in the music business

🎵🎸Gordon Haskell -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/27/1946 N.S. d.10/16/2020 N.S. (74)
Songwriter, Bassist, Rock & Roll Singer, English
Group Names: King Crimson

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In 1701, Yale University was founded by Congregationalists who didnʹt like the growing liberalism at Harvard. Originally known as The Collegiate School and located in Branford, Connecticut, it was moved in 1716 to New Haven, where it was renamed Yale College after Elihu Yale, a governor of the East India Company. Yale became a university in 1887.

In 1758, American lexicographer Noah Webster was born in Hartford, Connecticut.

In 1867, Alaska adopts the Gregorian calendar, crosses international date line.

In 1868, Americaʹs first department store opened in Salt Lake City, Utah. ZCMI (Zionʹs Co-Operative Mercantile Institution) was founded under the direction of Morman leader Brigham Young. The store is still open.

In 1900, The Automobile Club Of America was founded.

In 1923, The Disney Brothers Studio, which was founded by Walter E. Disney and Roy O. Disney, signed a contract with Margaret J. Winkler, a New York distributor, to produce six Alice Comedy short films, for $1500 each, with an option for six more. This date is considered the beginning of the Disney studio. Walt Disney writes to Virginia Davisʹ mother in Kansas City, offering a one year contract to star in the new Alice Comedies.

In 1942, Mighty Mouse, Cartoon Character, debut as Super Mouse in 'Mouse of Tomorrow' by Paul Terry. Here I come to save the day! He began life as an ordinary mouse, but then he broke into the SUPER market, where he ate SUPER peas and SUPER beans and SUPER carrots and became SUPERMOUSE. Then he got sued by SUPERMAN and had to change his name.

In 1949, The new German Democratic Republic, or East Germany, establishes formal diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union.

In 1954, On the cover of TV Guide: “Red Buttons”. Other Articles: Corliss Archer, Ginger Rogers

In 1955, “Wide Wide World”, TV Documentary; debut on NBC. No sports yet.

In 1958, TVʹS “TONIGHT SHOW”: Might this be the shape of things to come?? JOHNNY CARSON is this nightʹs substitute host for JACK PAAR

In 1959, R.C., “Mack The Knife” by Bobby Darin peaked at number one on the United Kingdom pop singles chart.

In 1959, “The Detectives”, TV Crime Drama; debut on ABC.

In 1961, R.C., “Back To The Hop” by Danny and The Juniors peaked at #80 on the pop singles chart.

In 1965, On the cover of TV Guide: “Red Skelton”. Other Articles: Roaring Chicken

In 1965, R.C., “Do You Believe In Magic” by The Lovin' Spoonful peaked at number nine on the pop singles chart.

In 1965, R.C., “Just A Little Bit Better” by Hermanʹs Hermits peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart.

In 1965, R.C., “Treat Her Right” by Roy Head and The Traits peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.

In 1966, Grace Slick makes her first appearance with the Jefferson Airplane at the Filmore West in San Francisco. She replaces Signe Toly Anderson, who left the band to have a baby.

In 1967, Folk singer Joan Baez was arrested along with over 100 other anti-draft demonstrators at the Armed Forces Induction Center in Oakland, California. Baez was sentenced to ten days in prison.

In 1968, The New Yardbirds played their first concert at a club in London. The band was made up of Jimmy Page on guitar, John Paul Jones on bass, Robert Plant on vocals, and John Bonham on drums. They later changed their name to Led Zeppelin. The Who drummer Keith Moon came up with the name.

In 1968, TV Guide Listing: 9 p.m./ET “The Beverly Hillbillies” (CBS): Color. In England, the Clampetts are totally confused by a burly Scotsman clad in a kilt. They think heʹs a she — and Jethroʹs girlfriend. Jed: Buddy Ebsen. Jethro: Max Baer.

In 1969, Met Cleon Jones was awarded first base when shoe polish on ball proves he is hit by a pitch. The home run was hit by Donn Clendenon.

In 1970, In a Brady Bunch episode called “The Un-Underground Movie”, Greg involves the whole family in a movie-making project for school; Greg is making a movie about the pilgrims and school and involves the whole family. But the way the kids argue about their roles makes Greg want to give it up.

In 1971, On the cover of TV Guide: “Mia Farrow”. Other Articles: Gidget, Partridge Family

In 1971, R.C., “Yo-Yo” by The Osmonds peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1972, Creedance Clearwater Revival issued a statement announcing the groupʹs break-up. It reads, “We donʹt regard this as breaking up. We look at it as an expansion of our activities. We will devote our time to individual rather than group projects.” Fogerty would continue in a solo career with big hits including, “Centerfield” and “The Old Man Down the Road”.

In 1976, R.C., “Disco Duck (part 1)” by Rick Dees (a Memphis DJ at the time) and His Cast Of Idiots peaked at number one on the pop singles chart. Dees is still around, but not as a recording artist. Heʹs a DJ in Los Angeles and is hosting several varieties of the “Weekly Top 40” show, syndicated around the world.

In 1980, According to date estimates, the ground-breaking variety show “Bizarre” starring John Byner, late of Soap, and Bob Einsten debut on the Showtime pay channel. What was groundbreaking was that unlike regular broadcast TV, you can say words that appear in George Carlinʹs Seven Dirty Words routine. You can also show boobies, just like in an R-rated movie! The show lasted about four years. Call this The John Byner Comedy Half-Hour Blue, complete with Einstein, who also co-starred with host Byner there, bringing his Super Dave Osbourne to several Bizarre episodes.

In 1982, R.C., “Eye In The Sky” by Alan Parsons Project peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1982, R.C., “Situation” by Yaz peaked at #73 on the pop singles chart.

In 1982, R.C., “Somebodyʹs Baby” by Jackson Browne peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart.

In 1982, R.C., “You Can Do Magic” by America peaked at number eight on the pop singles chart.

In 1985, Intel introduces the 32-bit 80386 microcomputer chip. Years later, the Pentium, two generations later, is still running mostly 16-bit software though it can run 32-bit operating systems and software.

In 1987, Mike Tyson retained his undisputed heavyweight title with a seven-round technical knockout of Tyrell Biggs in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

In 1987, “Max Headroom”, TV Scifi Adventure, starring Matt Frewer as M-M-Ma…M-M-M-M-Max Headroom!; last aired on ABC.

In 1987, “The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson”. Carson always took a special delight in people with eccentric hobbies. On this night the tray on his desk holds Myrtle Youngʹs prized possessions. “I donʹt really want to handle this because they could break,” the Tonight Show host says, so Young carefully displays the first precious object. It looks like “an angry dog,” she suggests, or “an angry bear.” And indeed, the potato chip in her hand does have a distinct canine appearance. In fact, all of Youngʹs potato chips look like something else, which is why this lady from Fort Wayne, Indiana, collects them. “This is a little sleeping bird. Isnʹt that cute?” she asks, and the audience aahs in agreement. Carson has just admired a chip that resembles a candle when Ed McMahon distracts her. Young turns to look at the announcer and-crunch!-all eyes flock to Carson, who has just bitten into a potato chip. Young is nearly in cardiac arrest, her hand clutching her chest, her mouth agape, her wide-eyed expression full of shock and betrayal. How could he munch a work of art? Carson, the grand master of timing, lets the gag play out for a while, then assures Young, “No, no.” He reaches down to hold up a big bowl of chips he put behind his desk just for this priceless prank. The laughs go on for minutes.

In 1990, Comedian Steve Martin and his wife, actress Victoria Tennant, visited American GIʹs in Saudi Arabia.

In 1992, 1,700th David Letterman Show aired.

In 1992, A 1964 “Gilliganʹs Island” TV pilot was first shown on TV (TBS).

In 1993, R.C., “Hey Jealousy” by Gin Blossoms peaked at #25 on the pop singles chart.

In 1993, R.C., “River Of Dreams” by Billy Joel peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1993, R.C., “Sweat (A La La La La Long)” by Inner Circle peaked at #16 on the pop singles chart.

In 1997, The launch date on the TV-show “Lost in Space”. That is to say, the fictionalized premiere date was supposed to have taken place as the Robinsons left Earth for a five-year voyager of exploration of a planet in the Alpha Centuri star system via the “Jupiter II” spaceship. But thanks to the sabotage efforts of Doctor Zachary Smith, the whole ship ended up lost in space as the Robinsons bounced from planet to planet as they tried to find their way home. Since the show started on September 15, 1965, if it continued to this date in real time, the fictional date would be November 16, 2029. By then, Will would be at the helm, but his father wouldʹve been dead for five years and his mother would be never the same, so it was up to him, according to the song Bill Mumy wrote in 1996, “Lost in Space” for his CD “Dying to Be Heard.”

In 1998, “Weird Al” Yankovic recorded “Your Horoscope For Today” for his CD “Running With Scissors”

In 1999, “The Amanda Show” began airing on Nickelodeon

In 2001, “Smallville” began airing on The WB

In 2005, “Squidbillies” began airing on Adult Swim

In 2006, “The Upside Down Show” began airing on Nick Jr.

In 2012, “Extreme Cheapskates” began airing on TLC

In 2017, “LEGO City” began airing on Netflix.

In 2018, “The Conners” began airing on ABC

The Holiday Almanacs October 16, 2021

What's Today?

Today is Sat Oct the 16 in the year 2021
Jan 1 began on a Fri
This is day 289 of the year
Serialnumber = 44473
Julian date = 2459492 O.S.= 10 - 3 - 2021

Calendar

Holidays

Feast of St. Lullus, Bishop of Ments.
[CT, NY, MA] Dictionary Week (Day 6)
National Metric Week Ends
National Coming Out Week Ends
Home-Based Business Week (Day 6)
[USA] National School Lunch Week Ends
National Newspaper Week Ends
National Pet Peeve Week Ends
National School Lunch Week Ends
National YMCA Teen Week Ends
[USA] Sweetest Week Ends
Sweetest Day
World Wildlife Week Ends
[Jamaica] National Heroes Day
[UN] Food Day/Hunger Day
[USA] Dictionary Day/Noah Webster Day
[World] World Food Day
Gourmet Coffee Week (Day 2)
It's Safe to Breathe in the Sky Day
Learn a Word Day
Let Them Eat Cake Day
Maintence Personnel Day
National Hunger Awareness Day.
National Train Your Brain Day
Peace with Justice Week Begins (9 Days)

Reminders

Astrological sign: Libra: The Balance (9-23 thru 10-22); Ruling Planet: Venus. Element: Air. Traits: Charming, diplomatic, idealistic, indecisive. Body part associated with this sign: Reins. Occupations: Acting, the arts, law and legal activities, politics. The abbreviation of pound (lb.) comes from the word Libra because of the scales she holds.
Astrological sign: Scorpio: The Scorpion (10-22 thru 11-21); Ruling Planet: Pluto. Element: Water. Traits: Passionate, intense, secretive, subtle. Body part associated with this sign: Secrets. Occupations: Teaching, work requiring concentration, training animals, psychiatry, surgery, detection.
Flowers: calendula, cosmos and hops
Gems: opal & tourmaline
October's name comes from the Latin word for eight, octo.
The Saxons called October Win Monath - time for making wine.
Full Moon: the Hunters' Moon, and the Blood Moon.
Gems: opal and tourmaline.
Flowers: The hops, calendula and cosmo
Meaning: the sentimental meaning of the opal and the tourmaline is for hope, and the calendula is for constancy.
American Magazine Month
Arizona Book Month
Asthma Awareness Month
Auto Battery Safety Month
Campaign for Healthier Babies Month
Co-op Awareness Month
Computer Learning Month
Consumer Information Month'
Cookbook Month
Cooking, Crafts and Home Books Month
Cooperative Month
National Pickled Pepper Month
Country Music Month
Crime Prevention Month
Cuts and Curls for Charity Month
Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Ending Hunger Month
Energy Awareness Month
Energy Management Is a Family Affair Time
Family History Awareness Month
Fire Prevention Month
Gourmet Adventures Month
Great American Breakfast Club (Sep 1-Nov 30)
Healthy Lung Month
Hispanic Heritage Month (Sep 15-Oct 15)
Hunger Awareness Month
Hurricane Season Months in the East (June 1-Nov 30)
Hurricane Season Months in the West (June 1-Oct 31)
International Book Fair Month
International Marine Travel Month!
Italian-American Heritage and Culture Month
Learning Disabilities Awareness Month
Lesbian and Gay History Month
Lock in Safety Month
Lupus Awareness Month
Michigan Library Month.
National Adopt a Dog Month
National AIDS Awareness Month
National Apple Month!
National Applejack Month!!
National Arts and Humanities Month
National Awareness Month for Children with Cancer
National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
National Car Care Month
National Clock Month
National Collectors Month
National Communicate with Your Kid Month
National Cosmetology Month
National Cut Out Dissection Month
National Dental Hygiene Month
National Depression Education and Awareness Month
National Dessert Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
National Dollhouse and Minatures Month
National Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Down Syndrome Month
National Education Month
National Family Sexuality Education Month
National Fish and Seafood Month!
National Foster Grandparent Month
National High-Tech Month
National Hobby Month.
National Kitchen and Bath Month
National Liver Awareness Month
National Lupus Month-Eggtober-Computer Learning Month
National Park Month
National Pasta Month
National Pizza Month
National Popcorn Poppin' Month
National Pork Month
National Quality Month
National Restaurant Month.
National Restaurant-Car Maintance Month-Rocktober-Octoberfess
National Rodent Prevention Month.
National Roller Skating Month
National Sarcastics' Awareness Month
National Seafood Month
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National Wine Festival Month!!
National Youth Against Tobacco Month
Pizza Festival Time Month!!
Polish-American Heritage Month
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Value of Play Month
Vegetarian Awareness Month
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