🎭Morgan Freeman -- is 80 in the year 2017 and 81 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1937
Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in Memphis, TN
TV Shows: The Electric Company
Movie Titles: Driving Miss Daisy, Glory, Lean on Me, Street Smart, Robin Hood, Seven, Amistad, Nurse Betty, The Sum of All Fears, The Perfect Bounce, Unleashed, Batman Begins, Evan Almighty, Gone Baby Gone, The Bucket List
🎭🎵René Auberjonois -- is 77 in the year 2017 and 78 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1940
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: The Fonz and the Happy Days Gang, Boston Legal (as Paul Lewiston), Pound Puppies, Benson (as Clayton Endicott III), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (as Security Officer Odo the shape-shifting chief)
Movie Titles: The Little Mermaid, The Patriot
🎵🎸Ronnie "Ron" Wood -- is 70 in the year 2017 and 71 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1947
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Bassist, Harp, Saxophonist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, English
Group Names: The Faces, The Small Faces, Jeff Beck Group, The Rolling Stones
🎵Charlene -- is 67 in the year 2017 and 68 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1950
Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: RN: Charlene Maryann D'Angelo Oliver, aka Charlene Duncan
Song Titles: I've Never Been To Me (parodied into I've Been To Me And It's No Thrill by someone else)
🎭Misty Rowe -- is 65 in the year 2017 and 66 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1952
Names/Places: James DePaiva's wife
TV Shows: Hee Haw, Happy Days (as Wendy), When Things Were Rotten (as Maid Marian), Hee Haw Honeys
Movie Titles: National Lampoon's Class Reunion, Goodbye Norma Jean, The Man with Bogart's Face
🎭Diana Canova -- is 64 in the year 2017 and 65 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1953
TV Actress, Comedienne
Names/Places: RLN:Rivero; Judy's daughter
TV Shows: Foot in the Door, Soap (as Corrine Tate), Throb (as Sandy Beatty), I'm a Big Girl Now (as Diana Cassidy)
🎭Robin Mattson -- is 61 in the year 2017 and 62 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1956
TV Shows: Guiding Light (as Hope Bauer), General Hospital (as demented loony Heather Grant Weber), Ryan's Hope (as Delia Reid Ryan), Santa Barbara (as Gina Tibbons), All My Children (as another loony, Janet "From Another Planet" "JaNut" Greene Dillon aka Jane Cox), Bold & The Beautiful (as Sugar), As the World Turns (as Cheri)
Movie Titles: Captain America, Hot Rod
🎭🎵🎸Lisa Hartman-Black -- is 61 in the year 2017 and 62 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1956
TV Actress, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in Houston; Clint Black's wife
TV Shows: Tabitha (as Tabitha Stevens), Knots Landing (as Ciji Dunne & Cathy Geary)
Movie Titles: Where the Boys Are, Flicka: Country Pride
🎭Mark Curry -- is 56 in the year 2017 and 57 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1961
TV Actor, Comedian, TV Host
TV Shows: Hangin' With Mr. Cooper (as Mark Cooper), Showtime At The Apollo, Drew Carey Show (as Mr. Soulard)
Movie Titles: Armageddon, See Dad Run, Motocrossed
🎨🎭🎵Casper De Vries -- is 53 in the year 2017 and 54 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1964
Painter, Actor, Comedian, Producer/Director, Composer, South African
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🎭🎵🎸Alanis Morissette -- is 43 in the year 2017 and 44 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1974
Actress, Music Producer, Songwriter, Modern Rock Singer/Guitarist, Canadian
Song Titles: You Oughtta Know, Hand in My Pocket, Ironic, You Learn, Head Over Feet, All I Really Want, Uninvited, Thank U, Hands Clean
Album Titles: Jagged Little Pill, Supposed Fromer Infatuation Junkie, Under Rug Swept, So-Called Chaos, Flavors of Entanglement, Havoc and Bright Lights
TV Shows: You Can't Do That on Television, Weeds (as Dr. Audra Kitson)
Movie Titles: Dogma
🎭Danielle Harris -- is 40 in the year 2017 and 41 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1977
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer/Director
TV Shows: That's Life (as Plum), The Wild Thornberrys (as Debbie), Roseanne (as Molly), Father of the Pride (as Sierra)
Movie Titles: The Last Boy Scout
🎮Markus Persson -- is 38 in the year 2017 and 39 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1979 N.S.
Video Game Designer, Swedish
Video Games: Minecraft
🎭🎵Damien Fahey -- is 37 in the year 2017 and 38 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1980
Comedian, TV Host, Drummer
TV Shows: MTV, Total Request Live
🎭Johnny Pemberton -- is 36 in the year 2017 and 37 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1981
Movie Titles: 21 Jump Street, 22 Jump Street, Ant-Man, The Watch
✍🎭Amy Schumer -- is 36 in the year 2017 and 37 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1981
Writer, Actress, Comedienne, Producer
TV Shows: Inside Amy Schumer
Movie Titles: Trainwreck
📰🎭💻Gaby Dunn -- is 29 in the year 2017 and 30 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1988 N.S.
Journalist, Comedienne, Internet Video Show Producer, Internet Website Blogger
TV Shows: Just Between Us
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🎭Tom Holland -- is 21 in the year 2017 and 22 in the year 2018; b.6/1/1996 N.S.
Movie Titles: The Impossible, Spider-Man
🎭Frank Morgan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/1/1890 d.9/18/1949 (59)
Names/Places: Ralph's brother; b. in New York City; RN:Francis Wupperman
Misc: some say b. Jul 1
Movie Titles: The Wizard of Oz (as Professor Marvel), Annie Get Your Gun
✍🎭🎵Johnny Bond -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/1/1915 d.6/12/1978 (63)
Hall of Famer, Author, Actor, Comedian, Songwriter, Country Singer
Names/Places: RN:Curtis Whitfield
🎵Nelson Riddle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/1/1921 d.10/6/1985 (64)
Conductor/Composer, Arranger, Trombonist, Bandleader
Names/Places: b. in Hackensack, NJ; RN:Lisbon Antigua
TV Shows: Nat King Cole, Rosemary Clooney, Frank Sinatra, Smothers Brothers, Julie Andrews, Tim Conway, Helen Reddy (all TV variety shows)
🎭Bob Monkhouse -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/1/1925 d.12/29/2003 (78)
TV Shows: What's My Line, Candid Camera
🎭Andy Griffith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/1/1926 d.7/3/2012 (86)
Hall of Famer, Actor, Comedian, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Mount Airy, NC
Song Titles: "What It Was, Was Football" (as Deacon Andy Griffith)
TV Shows: Headmaster (as Andy Thompson), The Andy Griffith Show (as Andy Taylor reprised on Mayberry R.F.D.), The Headmaster (as Andy Thompson), New Andy Griffith Show (as Andy Sawyer), Centennial, Salvage I (as Harry), Matlock (as Benjamin Matlock & own father Charlie Matlock)
Movie Titles: No Time For Sergeants, Spy Hard, Waitress, A Face in the Crowd
⛪🎭🎵🏆Marilyn Monroe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/1/1926 d.8/5/1962 (36)
Judaism convert, Movie Actress, Singer, Model
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; RN:Norma Jean Mortenson Baker; Joe DiMaggio's, then Arthur Miller's ex-
Misc: was found dead in the bedroom of her Los Angeles home. Her death was ruled a "probable suicide" caused by an overdose of sleeping pills.
Movie Titles: Some Like It Hot
🎭Corbett Monica -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/1/1930 d.7/22/1998 (68)
TV Shows: Joey Bishop Show, Ed Sullivan Show (occasional)
🎭Pat Corley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/1/1930 d.9/11/2006 (76)
TV Shows: Murphy Brown (as Phil the Bartender)
🎭Cleavon Little -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/1/1939 d.10/22/1992 (53)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Chickasha, OK
TV Shows: Temperatures (as Rising's Dr. Jerry Noland), David Frost Revue, True Colors (as Ron Freeman)
Movie Titles: Blazing Saddles (as Black Sheriff)
🎭🎵🎸Wendy O. Williams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/1/1949 d.4/6/1998 (48)
Movie Actress, Punk Rock Singer
Misc: some sources say b. 1946
Song Titles: of Plasmatics
Movie Titles: Reform School Girls
Lizzie Borden -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/19/1860 d.6/1/1927 (66)
Misc: accused murderer
🎭Michael Fox -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/27/1921 d.6/1/1996 (75)
Movie Titles: Young Frankenstein
🎭Ray Combs -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/3/1956 d.6/1/1996 (40)
Comedian, Game Show Host
TV Shows: Family Feud
🎨Henry "Hank" Ketcham -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/14/1920 d.6/1/2001 (81)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Names/Places: b. in Seattle, WA
Book Titles: Dennis the Menace
🎭Dorothy "Echo" DeBorba -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/28/1925 d.6/1/2010 (85)
Movie Titles: Our Gang
🎭Ann B. Davis -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/3/1926 d.6/1/2014 (88)
Names/Places: b. in Schenectady, NY; MN:Bradford
TV Shows: Bob Cummings Show (as Charmaine Shultzy Schultz/Friday), John Forsyhte Show (as Miss Wilson), Brady Bunch (as Alice Nelson Franklin, also in The Brady Brides & The Bradys)
🎭David Spielberg -- Death 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
🎭Roy Barraclough -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/12/1935 N.S. d.6/1/2017 N.S. (81)
Comic Actor, English
TV Shows: Coronation Street (as Alec Gilroy)
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In 1906, 06 x 01 = 06
In 1910, Philadelphia A's hurler Chief Bender no-hits the Indians, 4-0. No, nobody got to Bender Roboto.
In 1933, Charlie Chaplin & Paulette Goddard were married.
In 1939, actor Cleavon Little was born. He won a Tony Award for the musical "Purlie" and an Emmy Award for TV's "Dear John"; he also starred in such films as "Vanishing Point," "Blazing Saddles," "Fletch Lives" and "Murder By Numbers." He died on October 22, 1992.
In 1949, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz wed for the second time
In 1959, "Along Came Jones" by Coasters entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1963, R.C., "El Watusi" by Ray Barreto peaked at #17 on the pop singles chart.
In 1967, the Beatles' album, "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band," was released in the U.K. and the following day in the U.S. and was certified "gold" the same day of release. It topped the charts all over the world, holding the number one slot in Britain for 27 weeks and for 19 in America. It received four Grammys including Best Album.
In 1968, AMERICAN BANDSTAND Guests: IRISH ROVERS ("UNICORN")
In 1968, on the cover of TV Guide: "Ed Sullivan marking the 20th anniversary of his show". Other Articles: Liz Taylor, Wild Wild West
In 1974, R.C., "My Girl Bill" by Jim Stafford peaked at #12 on the pop singles chart.
In 1979, Ted Coombs began a 5,193 mile roller skate from LA to NYC.
In 1980, Ted Turner's Cable News Network (CNN), providing round-the-clock TV newscasts, made its debut as television's first all-news service, vowing to stay on the air until the world ends. The man who played Darth Vader identifies the station: "This is CNN."
In 1983, "Buffalo Bill" began airing on NBC (correct show debut date)
In 1983, "Return Of The Jedi" single by Various was released
In 1985, "Goonies 'R' Good Enough" by Cyndi Lauper entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1985, "Weird Al" Yankovic released his "Dare To Be Stupid" LP featuring the hit title track plus the hits "Like A Surgeon", "I Want A New Duck", "One More Minute", "George Of The Jungle", and the remake "Yoda"
In 1985, R.C., "Just A Gigolo/I Ain't Got Nobody" by David Lee Roth peaked at #12 on the pop singles chart.
In 1993, Michael tries to prove he's criminally insane on "The Young and The Restless" by declaring a fondness for rodents. (Granted, Michael Jackson's "Ben" was a little odd.)
In 1994, fX Channel, Cable Network, was launched. Among the shows that debut were "Breakfast Time", "Pet Department", "Collectables", "Under Scruntiny", "Sound FX", and "Backchat". Later on, D.T. would get about two dozen letters aired on the "Backchat" program when there were about 300 cable subscribers who could get the channel at the time.
In 1996, D.T. was seen on San Diego's KFMB-8 as he answered the phone banks in the local portion of the Children's Hospital Miracle Network.
In 1996, ROCK Part 1: "Bring the Pain" Chris Rock's on fire at the Takoma Theatre in Washington, D.C. "Dee cee. Chocolate cit-ay," Rock says by way of a greeting in this HBO special. "Home of the Million Man March," Rock continues, with a delivery that's part preacher, part rapper and impertinently perfect. "They had all of the positive black leaders there. Farrakhan. Jesse. Marion Barry.a You know what that means? That means even in our finest hour, we had a crackhead onstage." The audience erupts with the sort of amazed laughing scream that you only get at the moment when a major comedic star flares to life. This is Rock's night, Rock's time. He riffs some more on the mayor of D.C. ("Smoked crack, got his job back.a You get caught smokin' crack at McDonald's, you can't get your job back. They're not going to trust you around the Happy Meals. They'll send your ass to Hardee's").
In 1996, ROCK Part 2: He silkily segues to drugs in general (the positive side of crack: "If you're up at the right hour, you can get a VCR for $1.50"). Then, with the crowd in the palm of his hand, Rock roars into the rest of the show on a high from that legal but rarefied drug called talent.
In 1997, D.T. was seen on San Diego's KGTV-10 as he answered the phone banks in the local portion of the Children's Hospital Miracle Network.
In 1997, The Chicago Tribune published a make-believe commencement speech by columnist Mary Schmich (shmeech) which urged graduates to, among other things, "wear sunscreen" (the essay ended up being wrongly attributed online to author Kurt Vonnegut).
In 1998, "Bobcat's Big A-- Show" TV game show premiered on the FX network.
In 1999, "Austin Powers - The Spy Who Shagged Me" album by Soundtrack was released
In 2001, "Dennis the Menace" creator Hank Ketcham died in Pebble Beach, Calif., at age 81.
In 2006, 06 x 01 = 06
In 2009, Conan O'Brien debuted as host of NBC's "Tonight Show." (He stepped down in January 2010 after a dispute with the network).
In 2014, Ann B. Davis, 88, who became America's favorite and most famous housekeeper as the devoted Alice Nelson on television's "The Brady Bunch," died in San Antonio, Texas.