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Demented Datebooks: Comedy Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Age for March 3

Last Updated 06-04-2018

🎨Bruno Bozzetto -- is 80 in the year 2018 and 81 in the year 2019; b.3/3/1938
Animator, Italian
Misc: creator of many short pieces, mainly of a political or satirical nature

🎭Hattie Winston -- is 73 in the year 2018 and 74 in the year 2019; b.3/3/1945
TV Shows: Nurse, The Electric Company, Homefront (as Gloria), Becker (as Margaret Wyborn)

✍🎭Judy Pioli -- is 68 in the year 2018 and 69 in the year 2019; b.3/3/1950
Screenwriter, Actress, Producer/Director
Misc: 1980s sitcoms
TV Shows: Laverne and Shirley

✍🎭Tim Kazurinsky -- is 68 in the year 2018 and 69 in the year 2019; b.3/3/1950
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, Director
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (regular 1981-84)
Movie Titles: Police Academy (series in sequels 2, 3 and 4), About Last Night (1986 and 2014 versions)

🎭Mary Page Keller -- is 57 in the year 2018 and 58 in the year 2019; b.3/3/1961
TV Shows: Duet (as Laura Kelly), Open House (as Laura Kelly), Life Goes On (as Gina), Baby Talk (as Maggie), Camp Wilder, "Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane", Chasing Life (as Sara Carver)
Movie Titles: The Negotiator, Beginners

🎭Greg Lee -- is 56 in the year 2018 and 57 in the year 2019; b.3/3/1962
Actor, Comedian, Game Show Host, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Where in the World Is Carmen San Diego? (Answer: Wherever Waldo is)

🎭Heidi Swedberg -- is 52 in the year 2018 and 53 in the year 2019; b.3/3/1966
TV Shows: Seinfeld (as Susan who died when she licked a poison envelope of a wedding invitation)
Movie Titles: Hot Shots!, Kindergarten Cop, Galaxy Quest

🎭🎵Tone Loc -- is 52 in the year 2018 and 53 in the year 2019; b.3/3/1966
TV/Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Rapper
Names/Places: RN:Anthony Terrell Smith
Group Names: Tone-Loc
TV Shows: Roc (as Ronnie Paxton)

🎭Julie Bowen -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.3/3/1969
TV Shows: Ed (as Carol Vessey), Boston Legal (as Denise Bauer), Modern Family (as Claire Dunphy)
Movie Titles: Happy Gilmore

🎭Jared Rushton -- is 44 in the year 2018 and 45 in the year 2019; b.3/3/1974
Movie Actor
Movie Titles: Overboard, Pet Sematary II, Big, Honey I Shrunk The Kids

🎭🎵David Faustino -- is 44 in the year 2018 and 45 in the year 2019; b.3/3/1974
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Rapper
TV Shows: Married...With Children (as Bud Bundy), The Legend of Korra (as Mako), Winx Club (series)
Movie Titles: The Boston Strangler: The Untold Story

Alexander Graham Bell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/3/1847 d.8/2/1922 (75)
Hall of Famer, Inventor, Scotish
Names/Places: b. in Edinburgh
Misc: inventor of the telephone

🎭🎵Frankie Jaxon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/3/1897 d.5/15/1953 (56)
Comedian, Vaudevillan, Singer, Pianist, Saxophonist, Blues Performer
Names/Places: NN:Half Pint
Misc: many say he was b. on Feb 3, 1895, many sources said he died in 1944; birth and death dates are from a headstone application as a military veteran.

🎭James Montgomery Doohan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/3/1920 d.7/20/2005 (85)
Radio Actor, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Vancouver
Misc: WWII military pilot
TV Shows: Star Trek (as chief engineer Commander Montgomery Scott aka Scotty), Homeboys In Outer Space (as Pippin), Star Trek the Animated Series
Movie Titles: Star Trek (movie series)

🎭Barney Martin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/3/1923 d.3/21/2005 (82)
TV Shows: Seinfeld (as Morty Seinfeld, Jerry's TV dad)

🎭Lou Costello -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/6/1906 d.3/3/1959 (52)
Radio Actor, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Vaudevillan
Names/Places: b. in Paterson, NJ; RN:Louis Francis Cristillo
Misc: of (Bud) Abbott & Costello; NOT b. 1908
Movie Titles: Buck Privates, Hold That Ghost, Who Done It?, Pardon My Sarong, The Time of Their Lives, Buck Privates Come Home, Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein, Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man

🎭Alice Pearce -- Death 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)

🎭William Frawley -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/26/1887 d.3/3/1966 (79)
Hall of Famer, TV Actor
Names/Places: RN:William Clement Frawley
Misc: some say b. in 1893
TV Shows: I Love Lucy (as Fred Mertz), My Three Sons (as Uncle Michael Francis 'Bub' O'Casey)

🎭Frank Wilcox -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/13/1907 d.3/3/1974 (66)
TV Shows: The Beverly Hillbillies (as John Brewster), It's About Time (as Gen. Morley)

🎨Georges "Herge" Remi -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/22/1907 N.S. d.3/3/1983 N.S. (75)
Cartoonist, Belgiumese
Misc: an underrated Belgian cartoonist; Tin Tin creator

🎭🎵Danny Kaye -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/18/1911 N.S. d.3/3/1987 N.S. (76)
Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; NN:Rubber Face; RN:David Daniel Kominsky; Sylvia Fine's hubby
TV Shows: Danny Kaye Show (host)

💰🎭Arthur Murray -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/4/1895 d.3/3/1991 (95)
Entrepreneur, Variety Show Host, Dancer
Names/Places: RN:Teichman or Tykeman; Kathryn's hubby & partner
Misc: Dancing instructor; dance school chain founder
TV Shows: Arthur Murray Party (host)

🎭Ezra Stone -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/2/1917 d.3/3/1994 (76)
TV/Stage/Radio Actor, TV Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in New Bedford, MA
Misc: The Aldrich Family's Henry Aldrich (radio); known for his high-pitched voice responding "coming, mother" to the command "Hen-Ree!"

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🎭Lee Philips -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/10/1927 d.3/3/1999 (72)
Actor, Director
TV Shows: The Andy Griffith Show (director), The Dick Van Dyke Show (director), The Waltons (director), The Adventures Ellery Queen (star 1959)

🎭Louis Edmonds -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/24/1923 N.S. d.3/3/2001 N.S. (77)
Soap Actor
TV Shows: Dark Shadows (as the villainous Roger Collins, Joshua Collins, & Edward Collins), All My Children (as Langley Wallingford aka Lenny Wlasuk)

🎭Paul Smith -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/5/1929 d.3/3/2006 N.S. (77)
Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Fibber McGee & Molly (as Roy Norris), No Time for Sergeants (as Capt. Martin), Doris Day Show (as Ron Harvey)

🎭David Ogden Stiers -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1942 N.S. d.3/3/2018 N.S. (75)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Gay
Names/Places: b. in Peoria, IL
TV Shows: Doc, M*A*S*H (as Maj. Charles Emerson Winchester), North & South, Two Guys and a Girl (as Mr. Bauer)
Movie Titles: Beauty & the Beast (as Cogsworth the timepeace), Pocahontas (as Gov. John Ratcliffe & Wiggins), Mighty Aphrodite, Everyone Says I Love You

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In 1845, Florida became the 27th state; the Sunshine Stateʹs flower is the orange blossom and the mockingbird is the state bird. Wonder if “Weird Al” sang any novelty songs about oranges and mockingbirds. I guess “Grapefruit Diet” would be close to it since they grow in Florida.

In 1885, American Telephone and Telegraph was incorporated.

In 1909, 03 x 03 = 09

In 1927, 03 ^ 03 = 27

In 1931, Cab Calloway and his Orchestra recorded the classic “Minnie the Moocher” on Brunswick Records. It became the first million-selling jazz album. It was the first recording of the famous bandleaderʹs theme song. The song was featured prominently in the motion picture, “The Blues Brothers” (1980), starring John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd.

In 1931, with the stroke of Herbert Hooverʹs pen, the “Star-Spangled Banner” became the national anthem of the United States. Francis Scott Key wrote the tune during the War of 1812. It wasnʹt the same again after Roseanne sang it.

In 1933, it was 3:33:33 on 3-3-33

In 1933, it was 3:33:33 on 3/3/33.

In 1934, The Mickey Mouse film, “Playful Pluto”, is released. Pluto also appears.

In 1939, a new craze began to sweep college campuses. Getting a start at the Ivy Leagueʹs Harvard University, the much publicized fad began to take shape. It was perceived as being kind of “fishy”, however, coming from the button-down minds at Harvard. In fact, it was deemed quite unbelievable for such a prestigious school of higher learning. The fad? Goldfish swallowing. (Gulp!)

In 1945, “Leave The Dishes In The Sink” Makes The Pop Chart by Spike Jones and the City Slickers; will peak at #14.

In 1947, Louis Jordanʹs “Ainʹt Nobody Here But Us Chickens” is the #1 R&B single.

In 1951, “Watch Mr. Wizard” premiered on NBC

In 1958, “Tequila” by Champs entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1959, portly comedian Lou Costello of Abbott and Costello fame (“Whoʹs on First?”) died of a heart attack at age 53; the popular comedy duo had split up in 1957.

In 1960, actress-comedian Lucille Ball filed for divorce from her husband, Desi Arnaz, a day after theyʹd finished filming the last episode of “The Luci-Desi Comedy Hour” (“Lucy Meets the Mustache”) on Arnazʹs 43rd birthday. The case would be settled on May 4th.

In 1962, R.C., “Lizzie Borden” by The Chad Mitchell Trio peaked at #44 on the pop singles chart.

In 1966, Gilliganʹs Island episode #60. “Feed the Kitty”. A cage containing a lion washes ashore in the lagoon. After Gilligan removes a thorn from his paw, the two become pals. When the Castaways run out of food, however, Gilligan thinks the lion has consumed the Skipper.

In 1966, death claimed actor William Frawley at age 79

In 1966, MAKING NEWS Actor WILLIAM FRAWLEY, best known as the gruff FRED MERTZ of “I LOVE LUCY” dies of a heart attack in Hollywood, a week after his 79th birthday


In 1972, Harry Nilsson received a gold record certified by the RIAA for “Nilsson Schmilsson,” the best selling album of his career. The LP contains three hits: “Without You,” “Jump into the Fire” and the demented cut “Coconut.”

In 1972, in a Brady Bunch episode called “My Fair Opponent”, Marcia plays Pygmalion to the dumpiest girl in her class, when Molly Webber is nominated as hostess of Banquet Night at school as a joke, Marcia sets out to help her win before discovering that she will be running against her.

In 1972, Paul Gadd, a.k.a. Gary Glitter, has the first of his three number one U.K. hits, “Rock and Roll Part 2.” The song makes it to #7 in the U.S. later in the year. A parody of that song, “Dr. Who” by The Timelords, hit #1 in 1988 in the U.K.

In 1973, R.C., “I Got Ants In My Pants — Part 1 (and i want to dance)” by James Brown peaked at #27 on the pop singles chart.

In 1975, READING ABOUT TVʹS 2ND SEASON “TIME” singles out “BARNEY MILLER” for praise

In 1979, Frank Zappaʹs album [26] SHEIK YERBOUTI was released including the tracks “Bobby Brown”, “The Sheik Yerbouti Tango”, “Baby Snakes”, “Dancin' Fool”, “Wild Love” and “Yo' Mama”

In 1980, few asked for it, but an ex-football jock (Fran Tarkenton), a lounge singer (John Davidson), and an “actress” (Cathy Lee Crosby) lend their combined credibility to the delivery of daredevil dogs, dummies, and death defying displays decrying, “Donʹt Try This At Home.” Wow, “Thatʹs Incredible!”

In 1984, R.C., “99 Luft Balloons” by Nena peaked at #1 on the U.K. pop singles chart and #2 on the U.S. pop singles chart. It was parodied into “99 Dead Baboons” by Tim Cavanaugh.

In 1984, R.C., “Thriller” by Michael Jackson peaked at #4 on the pop singles chart.

In 1985, after her shifty accountant disappears with all her liquid assets, former Blue Moon shampoo covergirl Madeline Hayes discovers sheʹs the proud owner of various money losing ventures including a dog grooming studio, a fingernail boutique, a family portrait studio, a bait and tackle shop, a dirty bookstore, and the “City of Angels” detective agency, whose rougish owner, David Addison convinces her to keep the business open. Thatʹs right, had Ms. Hayes had the right chemistry with any of the other business managers sheʹd set out to fire, “Moonlighting” could have easily been about romantic tension and snappy banter at a bait and tackle shop.

In 1987, actor-comedian Danny Kaye (“The Kid from Brooklyn,” “The Court Jester,” “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” “White Christmas,” etc.) died in Los Angeles at age 74.

In 1990, on the cover of TV Guide: “Pee Wee Herman, Muppets, Babar”. Other Articles: Guide to Childrenʹs TV

In 1997, “Daria” Morgendorffer moves away from her former tormentors “Beavis and Butthead” and into her own MTV series. La la la la la. “Daria” is created by Mike Judge, whose other 1997 debut “King of the Hill” premiered on Fox two months before.

In 2009, 03 x 03 = 09

In 2027, 03 ^ 03 = 27

In 2033, it was 3:33:33 on 3-3-33

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Today is Sun Mar the 3 in the year 2019
Jan 1 began on a Tue
This is day 62 of the year
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Saint Jonah Feast Day
Dimanche Gras
[USA] Aardvark Week Begins
[USA] Camp Week Begins
[USA] Downsizing Day
[USA] Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week Begins
[USA] Federal Employees Recognition Week Begins
[USA] Help Someone See Week Begins
[USA] Lutheran School Week Begins
[USA] Save Your Vision Week Begins
[USA] Iditarod Race Week Begins
[USA] National Volunteers of America Week Begins
[Arab] Mohammed's Birthday
[Bulgaria] Liberation from Ottoman Rule Day (1878)
[Florida] Admission Day (1845)
[Grenada] Partial Independence Day (1967)
[Hawaii] Japanese Girl's Day
[Japan] Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival)
[Malawi] Martyrs' Day
[Morocco] Anniversary of King Hassan II's accession to throne (1961)
[Sudan] Unity Day
[USA] Art Week (Day 3)
[USA] Bad Weather Week (Day 3)
[USA] Bonza Bottler Day (Party Party Day)
[USA] I Want You To Be Happy Day
[USA] Mount Rushmore Day
[USA] National Anthem Day (1931)
[USA] Return Borrowed Books Week (Day 3)
[World] Universal Human Beings Week (Day 3)


Astrological sign: Aries: The Ram (3-21 thru 4-19); Aries people are bold, impulsive and confident. Body part associated with this sign: The head. Element: Fire. Occupations: Exploration, the military, entrepreneur, outdoor engineering, fireman. Ruling Planet: Mars. Traits: Energetic, assertive, impulsive.
Astrological sign: Pisces: The Fishes (2-20 thru 3-20). Body part associated with this sign: The feet. Element: Water. Occupations: Medicine, teacher, fisherman, dancing and the arts, clergy. Ruling Planet: Neptune. Traits: Sympathetic, sensitive, emotional, imaginative.
March was the first month of the ancient world, named after the god of war, Mars.
Gems: bloodstone, jasper and aquamarine
Flowers: daffodil and jonquil
Meanings: the sentimental meaning of the aquamarine is for courage, and the jonquil and the daffodil are for the breath of spring.
Full Moon: the Worm Moon, the Chaste Moon, and among some Indian tribes, the Awakening, the Deer and the Crow Moon.
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American Woman's History month
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Civilized and Polite Behavior Among Citizens Month in China.
Foot Health Month.
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Humorists Are Artists Month
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National Feminine Empowerment Month
National Frozen Food Month
National Hemophilia Month
National Middle School Month
National Noodle Month
National Nutrition Month
National Peanut Month
National Poetry Month
National Pothole Month
National Professional Social Work Month
National Science Month
National Talk with Your Teen about Sex Month
National Women's History Month
Philatelic Literature Month.
Poison Prevention Awareness Month
Rosacea Awareness Month
Youth Art Month
Festival of Idun (Teutonic goddess, born of flowers, possessed apples that, by eating, the gods never got old).
Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival or Peach Blossom Festival), celebrated in Japan.
Malawi Martyr's Day.
Thanks to the Maple (Iroquois).
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