🎵🎸David Gilmour -- is 72 in the year 2018 and 73 in the year 2019; b.3/6/1946
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Rock & Roll Performer, English
Group Names: Pink Floyd, soloist
🎭Anna Maria Horsford -- is 71 in the year 2018 and 72 in the year 2019; b.3/6/1947
Misc: some say b. in 1945
TV Shows: Amen (as Thelma Frye), The Wayans Brothers (as Deirdre "Dee" Baxter)
Movie Titles: Minority Report, Friday
✍🎭Rob Reiner -- is 71 in the year 2018 and 72 in the year 2019; b.3/6/1947
Comedy Writer, Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in The Bronx; RFN:Robert; Carl's son; Penny Marshall's ex-hubby
Misc: b. in 1947 is correct acc to Rob's dad, some say b. in 1945
TV Shows: All in the Family (as Mike 'Meathead' Stivic), Free Country
Movie Titles: The Wolf of Wall Street, The Story of Us, This is Spinal Tap, Stand by Me, The Princess Bride, EDtv, Dickie Roberts (Former) Child Star
🎭Jaclyn Zeman -- is 65 in the year 2018 and 66 in the year 2019; b.3/6/1953
Names/Places: Murray the K's (the 5th Beatle), then Steve Gribbin, then Glenn Gorden's ex-wife
Misc: some say b. 1952 or '54
TV Shows: One Life to Live (as Nurse Lana McClain 1977), General Hospital (as Barbara Jean "Bobbie" Spencer Baldwin Brock Meyer Jones Casadine)
Movie Titles: National Lampoon's Class Reunion
🎭James Saito -- is 63 in the year 2018 and 64 in the year 2019; b.3/6/1955
Movie Titles: Life of Pi, The Devil's Advocate, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Die Hard: With a Vengeance
✍⛪🎭Tom Arnold -- is 59 in the year 2018 and 60 in the year 2019; b.3/6/1959
Screen/Scriptwriter, Judaism convert, Actor, Comedian, TV Producer
TV Shows: Roseanne (as Arnie Thomas), Jackie Thomas Show (as Jackie Thomas), Tom (as Tom Graham)
Movie Titles: True Lies, Soul Plane, Nine Months, Cradle 2 the Grave
🎭D. L. Hughley -- is 55 in the year 2018 and 56 in the year 2019; b.3/6/1963
TV Actor, Comedian, Producer
TV Shows: The Hughleys (as Darryl Hughley)
Movie Titles: D.L. Hughley: Unapologetic, The Original Kings of Comedy
🎭Alan Davies -- is 52 in the year 2018 and 53 in the year 2019; b.3/6/1966 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Panelist, English
TV Shows: Jonathan Creek (star), QI (panelist)
🎭Amy Pietz -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.3/6/1969
TV Shows: Caroline In The City (as Annie), Rodney (as Charlie), Aliens in America
Movie Titles: Jingle All the Way, The Whole Ten Yards
🎭🎮Andrea Elson -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.3/6/1969
Actress, Video Game Voice Actress
TV Shows: Whiz Kids (as Alice Tyler), Alf (as Lynn Tanner)
Video Games: Surgical Strike
🎭Clara Lago -- is 28 in the year 2018 and 29 in the year 2019; b.3/6/1990 N.S.
Movie Titles: Carol's Journey, The Hidden Face, Spanish Affair (comedy film that had the largest box office yield of any Spanish film in history, Welcome to Harmony
✍📰🏆Ringold Wilmer Lardner Sr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/6/1885 d.9/25/1933 (48)
Hall of Famer, Short Story Writer, Humorist, Journalist, Columnist, Sports Writer
Misc: best known about his satirical writings about sports, marriage, and theatre drama
🎭Victor Kilian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/6/1891 d.3/11/1979 (88)
TV Shows: Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (as Raymond Larkin)
🎭Lou Costello -- Birth 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
✍J. Lec Stanislaw -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/6/1909 d.5/7/1966 (57)
Author, Poet, Satirist, Polish
✍🎭Roger Price -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/6/1918 d.10/31/1990 (70)
Author, Writer, Humorist, Actor, Comedian, Game Show Host
TV Shows: Droodles
🎭Frankie Howerd -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/6/1922 N.S. d.4/19/1992 N.S. (70)
Actor, Comedian, British
✍⛪🎭Ed McMahon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/6/1923 d.6/23/2009 (86)
Author, Roman Catholic, Movie Actor, Game Show Host, Variety Show Host, Announcer
Names/Places: b. in Detroit; Alyce Ferrell then Victoria Valentine's ex-hubby
Misc: WWII pilot; a big top clown, American Family Publisher's money giveawayman; Budweiser spokesman; still owes D.T. $10 million
Song Titles: Here's Johnny ("Weird Al" Yankovic immortalized him in that song)
TV Shows: The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (as sidekick and announcer), Whodunit?, Star Search, TV Bloopers & Practical Jokes (co-star with Dick Clark), Snap Judgement, Concentration, The Tom Show (as Charlie Dickerson)
✍Donald Bain -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/6/1935 N.S. d.10/21/2017 N.S. (82)
Misc: Ghostwriter; wrote over 115 books in his 40-year career
Book Titles: "J.D. Hardin" (western series), "Murder, She Wrote" (series), "Coffee, Tea or Me?" (series)
🎭🎵Lisa Gaye -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/6/1935 d.7/14/2016 N.S. (81)
Actress, Dancer, Singer
Names/Places: Debra Paget's younger sister
TV Shows: Bob Cummings Show (as Collette DuBois)
Movie Titles: Face of Terror, Night of Evil, Shake Rattle and Rock, Drums Across the River
🎭David Spielberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/6/1939 d.6/1/2016 N.S. (77)
TV Shows: Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (as Ted Henderson), From Here to Eternity
Movie Titles: Christine
🎭Yvette Wilson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/6/1964 d.6/14/2012 (48)
TV Shows: Moesha
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🎖⚛Davy Crockett -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/17/1786 d.3/6/1836 (49)
Soldier, Adventurer, Explorer, Frontiersman
Names/Places: NN: King of the Wild Frontier; RFN:David
Misc: grinned down bears
✍📰Artemus Ward -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/26/1834 d.3/6/1867 (32)
Author, Lecturer, Humorist, Journalist
Names/Places: RN:Charles Farrar Browne
Misc: he was one of the most popular 19th-century American humorists, whose lecture techniques exercised much influence on such humorists as Mark Twain.
🎵John Philip Sousa -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/6/1854 d.3/6/1932 (77)
Hall of Famer, Conductor/Composer, Bandleader
Names/Places: NN: The King of American March Music; b. in Washington, D.C.
Misc: wrote 140 stirring marches
Song Titles: Semper Fidelis, King Cotton, Washington Post March, Stars & Stripes Forever
🎵Al Bernard -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/23/1888 d.3/6/1949 (60)
🎭Lew Lehr -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/14/1895 d.3/6/1950 (54)
🎭🎵Fred Stone -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/19/1873 d.3/6/1959 (85)
Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Novelty Singer
Misc: in duo with Dave Montgomery
Movie Titles: The Wizard of Oz (as Scarecrow)
🎭🎵George Formby -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/26/1904 d.3/6/1961 (56)
Comedian, Singer, Ukelele, British
🎭Margaret Dumont -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1889 d.3/6/1965 (75)
TV Shows: My Friend Irma
Movie Titles: Marx Brothers (movies' foil)
🎭Elvia Allman -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/19/1904 d.3/6/1992 (87)
TV/Radio Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Misc: Clarabelle the cow
TV Shows: Blondie (as Cora Dithers), Petticoat Junction (as Selma), Beverly Hillbillies (as Elverna)
✍Edward James -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/5/1908 d.3/6/1995 (86)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Comedy Writer
TV Shows: Leave It To Beaver, The Addams Family, Petticoat Junction, F Troop
🎭John Colicos -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/10/1928 d.3/6/2000 (71)
TV/Movie/Stage/Soap Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Battlestar Galactica (as Count Baltar), General Hospital (as madman freezeman Mikkos Cassadine in 1981), Star Trek The Original Series (as Kor and other characters), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
🎵Stompin' Tom Connors -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/9/1936 d.3/6/2013 (77)
Song Titles: The Hockey Song, Sudbury Saturday Night, Bud the Spud.
🎭🎵Sheila MacRae -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/24/1921 d.3/6/2014 (92)
Actress, Singer, English
Names/Places: b. in London; Gordon's wife
TV Shows: The Jackie Gleason Show (as Alice Kramden 1966-70)
⚖🎭Nancy Reagan -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/6/1921 d.3/6/2016 N.S. (94)
First Lady, Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Anne Frances Nancy Robbins Davis Reagan; Ronald's wife
Misc: She says she was born in 1923; 2 years older is correct
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In 1918, 03 x 06 = 18
In 1937, Doug Dillard of the country rock group The Dillards was born in Salem, Missouri. The Dillards appeared as the backwards-but-musical “Darling Family” on TVʹs “The Andy Griffith Show.”
In 1938, Thomas Garson of Chicago, Illinois eats twenty-two hamburgers and two quarts of ice cream in twenty-five minutes to win a bet.
In 1950, Silly Putty was invented. You could stretch it, roll it into a bouncing ball, or use it to transfer colored ink from the funny papers to your best clothes.
In 1951, Charlie Brown, who made his debut in Charles Schultzʹs Peanut comic strip in last October, appears in his first baseball game. The perennial loser, who served as his teamʹs pitcher and manager, usually fielded the following lineup: first baseman — Shermy, second baseman — Linus, third baseman — Pig-pen, shortstop — Snoopy, right fielder — Lucy, center fielder — Patty, left fielder — Violet, and catcher — Schroeder.
In 1955, comedienne Phyllis Diller made her debut in San Francisco at the Purple Onion nightclub in San Francisco.
In 1965, Gilliganʹs Island episode #23. “How To Be a Hero”. After Gilligan is unable to save Mary Ann from drowning in the lagoon, the Skipper must jump in and rescue both of them. The Castaways then devise schemes to boost Gilliganʹs ego, and help him feel like a hero.
In 1965, R.C., “The Jolly Green Giant” by The Kingsmen peaked at #4 on the pop singles chart.
In 1967, Gilliganʹs Island episode #92. “The Second Ginger Grant”. Mary Ann falls backwards while watching Ginger perform on stage, and, when she awakens, she thinks that she is Ginger. Meanwhile, Gilligan accidentally watches as the Professor attempts to hypnotize Mary Ann, and thus he begins to think that he is Mary Ann.
In 1970, in a Brady Bunch episode called “To Move or Not to Move”, Little ghosts begin haunting the Brady house when their parents decide to move, the children have been complaining about the house being too small and Mike decides to sell. The kids change their minds, however, and become ghosts to scare away prospective buyers.
In 1970, The Beatles released the single “Let It Be/You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)” in the U.K.
In 1970, Awareness Records released an album by Charles Manson. However, he was unable to promote it in person…having been charged with murder in the August 1969 deaths of actress Sharon Tate and four others.
In 1971, R.C., “Baby Jump” by Mungo Jerry peaked at #1 on the U.K. pop singles chart.
In 1971, R.C., “D.O.A.” by Bloodrock peaked at #36 on the pop singles chart.
In 1974, “Spiders and Snakes” single by Jim Stafford was certified Gold by the RIAA
In 1982, Susan Birmingham makes loudest recorded human shout (120 dB).
In 1984, Comedian Paul Rodriguez plays comedian Paul “Pablo” Rivera in the ABC sitcom “A.K.A. Pablo,” which, despite a thread of political correctness, still trots out its share of ethnic stereotypes. The conflicted comedy will last just over a month. Notable record: the 14 children the family featured was as much as those in “The Brady Bunch” and “Eight is Enough”…COMBINED!
In 1988, Having aired for two years on Showtime, “Itʹs Garry Shandlingʹs Show” makes its network television debut on Fox. Shandlingʹs commitment to writing and starring in this show winds up removing him from lineup as co-permanent guest host, with Jay Leno, of the “Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.”
In 1989, “Meet The Raisins” video by California Raisins was released
In 1992, personal computer users braced for a “virus” known as “Michelangelo,” set to trigger on March 6, but only scattered cases of lost files were reported.
In 1995, 9th American Comedy Award: Rodney Dangerfield wins.
In 1996, 10th American Comedy Award.
In 1996, Coolioʹs “Gangstaʹs Paradise” was named best movie song at the second annual Blockbuster Entertainment Awards. Just a few days later, “Weird Al” Yankovic released his parody, “Amish Paradise.”
In 2015, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” began airing on Netflix
In 2018, 03 x 06 = 18