🎭Samantha Eggar -- is 78 in the year 2017 and 79 in the year 2018; b.3/5/1939
TV/Movie Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, English
Names/Places: b. in London
TV Shows: Anna & the King (as Anna Owens), The Legend of Prince Valiant (as Queen Guinevere voice)
Movie Titles: Hercules (1997, voice), The Brood, Doctor Dolittle, The Collector
✍⚛🎭Penn Jillette -- is 62 in the year 2017 and 63 in the year 2018; b.3/5/1955
Author, Inventor, Actor, Comedian, Game Show Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, Magician/Illusionist, Juggler
Misc: of Penn & Teller; voice announcer for Comedy Central in the 1990s; radio show 2006-07; contributed to PC/Computing magazine 1990-94
Book Titles: God, No! Sings You May Already Be an Atheist and Other Magical Tales
TV Shows: Sabrina the Teenage Witch (as Drell 1996-97), Sin City (co-host), Identity (host)
Movie Titles: Car 54 Where Are You?, Toy Story, Hackers, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Aristocrats, Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder
🎭Sterling Knight -- is 28 in the year 2017 and 29 in the year 2018; b.3/5/1989
TV Shows: So Random! (as Chad), Sonny with a Chance (as Chad), Melissa and Joey (as Zander)
🎭🎮Jake Lloyd -- is 28 in the year 2017 and 29 in the year 2018; b.3/5/1989
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: ER (as Jimmy Sweet 1996)
Movie Titles: Unhook the Stars, Madison, Jingle All The Way, Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace (as Anakin Skywalker)
Video Games: Star Wars (series)
🎭🎮Yuri Lowenthal -- is 46 in the year 2017 and 47 in the year 2018; b.3/5/1971 N.S.
Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Ben 10: Alien Force (as various), Ben 10: Ultimate Alien (as Ben Tennyson / Albedo), Space Racers (as Eagle), Ben 10: Omniverse (various), Young Justice
Video Games: Ben 10 (series)
🎭Matt Lucas -- is 43 in the year 2017 and 44 in the year 2018; b.3/5/1974 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, English
TV Shows: Little Britain
Movie Titles: Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, Bridesmaids, Paddington
🎭Kimberly McCullough -- is 39 in the year 2017 and 40 in the year 2018; b.3/5/1978
Soap Actress, Director
TV Shows: General Hospital (as Robin DeVane-Scorpio for over three decades), Once and Again (as Jennifer), Joan or Arcadia (as Beth Reinhart occasional)
Movie Titles: Purple People Eater (in the Demented Datebook just because of this!), Legally Blonde, Bugsy
✍James Moran -- is 45 in the year 2017 and 46 in the year 2018; b.3/5/1972 N.S.
TV Shows: Doctor Who, Torchwood
Movie Titles: Severance, Cockneys vs. Zombies, Tower Block
✍🎭Jonathan Penner -- is 55 in the year 2017 and 56 in the year 2018; b.3/5/1962
Writer, Actor, Movie Producer
TV Shows: Grapevine (as David), Naked Truth (as Nicky Columbus)
Movie Titles: Coneheads, Rude Awakening, The Last Supper, Let the Devil Wear Black
🎭James B. Sikking -- is 83 in the year 2017 and 84 in the year 2018; b.3/5/1934
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles
TV Shows: Turnabout, Hill St. Blues (as Lt. Howard Hunter), Doogie Howser MD (as Dr. David Howser), Invasion America, Broolyn South
Movie Titles: Capricorn One, Star Trek III: The Search for Spock, Morons From Outer Space, The Electric Horseman, The Pelican Brief
🎭🎮Bill Timoney -- is 59 in the year 2017 and 60 in the year 2018; b.3/5/1958
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Director, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Cowboy Bebop (English version as various), Queen's Blade (series), Pokemon (English version as various), All My Children (as nerd Alfred Vanderpoole), Guiding Light
Movie Titles: Mission to Mars (as voice of Computer), Addicted to Love
Video Games: .hack// (series)
🎭Marsha Warfield -- is 63 in the year 2017 and 64 in the year 2018; b.3/5/1954
Actress, Comedienne, TV Talk Show Hostess
TV Shows: Night Court (as bailiff Roz Russell), Marsha Warfield Show, Empty Nest (as Dr. Maxine Douglas)
🎭"Chic" Johnson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/5/1891 d.2/28/1962 (70)
Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: RFN:Harold Ogden
Misc: of (Ole) Olsen & Johnson popular knockabout comedy vaudeville team; Broadway smash: Hellzapoppin
🎭Milt Kamen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/5/1921 d.2/25/1977 (55)
Misc: mock movie reviewer
TV Shows: Pantotime Quiz
🎭🎮Nicholas Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/5/1934 N.S. d.12/6/2015 N.S. (81)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, English
TV Shows: Are You Being Served?, Are You Being Served? Again!
Movie Titles: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit, The Twelve Chairs, The Canterbury Tales
Video Games: The Golden Compass, Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
🎭🎵John Belushi -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/24/1949 d.3/5/1982 (33)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Wheaton, IL; Jim's brother; d. of a drug overdose in Hollywood
Misc: Chicago's Second City Troupe, Lemmings
Group Names: The Blues Brothers (as Jake Blues)
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (as Blues Brother Jake, Samarai, The Bees, & regular 1975-79)
Movie Titles: National Lampoon's Animal House (as Bluto), The Blues Brothers Movie, 1941, Continental Divide, Neighbors
🎨Jay Lynch -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/7/1945 N.S. d.3/5/2017 N.S. (72)
Cartoonist, Comic Book Artist
Misc: played a key role in the underground comix movement with his Bijou Funnies and other titles. Nard n' Pat comic strip author. Bazooka Joe comics main writer from 1967-1990. A major contributor to Topps' Wacky Packages and Garbage Pail Kids lines.
🎭George Miller -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/28/1941 d.3/5/2003 (61)
🎭Andrew "Andy" Samuel -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/10/1909 d.3/5/1992 (82)
Movie Titles: Our Gang
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🎭Michael Sklar -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/12/1944 d.3/5/1984 (39)
TV Shows: Laugh-In (1977-78), Sha Na Na
🎨✍🎵Vivian Stanshall -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/21/1943 d.3/5/1995 (51)
Painter, Sculptor, Writer, Singer, Multi-instrumentalist, Trumpeter, English
Names/Places: born in Oxfordshire, England
Group Names: The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band (co-founder)
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💻Raymond Samuel "Ray" Tomlinson -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/23/1941 N.S. d.3/5/2016 N.S. (74)
Hall of Famer, Computer Software Programmer
Misc: he implemented the first email system on the ARPANET system, the precursor to the Internet, in 1971; it was the first system able to send mail between users on different hosts connected to the ARPANET.
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In 1948, The Donald Duck film, "Drip Dippy Donald" is released.
In 1953, Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev died; best known for his orchestral fairy tale "Peter and the Wolf" (which was recorded by "Weird Al" and Wendy Phillips in 1989) and for his film scores for "Alexander Nevsky" and "Ivan the Terrible."
In 1954, The Donald Duck film, "Donald's Diary" is released. Daisy also appears.
In 1957, Sgt. Bilko satirizes Elvis when "Elvin Pelvin" appears at the barracks.
In 1960, on the cover of TV Guide: "Jay North as Dennis the Menace". Other Articles: Dan Blocker
In 1966, R.C., "Batman" by Jan & Dean peaked at #66 on the pop singles chart.
In 1966, R.C., "The Ballad Of The Green Berets" by SSgt. Barry Sadler peaked at #1 on the pop singles chart and stayed there for five weeks. Sadler wrote the song while recovering from injuries received in Vietnam.
In 1967, Rodney Dangerfield does manage to get some respect by actually making stone-faced Ed Sullivan laugh in the first of sixteen career making appearances on "The Ed Sullivan Show."
In 1968, sales of "Simon Says" by the 1910 Fruitgum Company, passes the million mark, trumpeting the arrival of the short-lived term but immensely successful "bubblegum" craze.
In 1971, in a Brady Bunch episode called "Double Parked", The Bradys fight city hall to save a park and Mike Brady ends up in the opposition's camp, the youngsters get their mother to organize a protest against plans to have a courthouse built on the park site near their home. Meanwhile, Mike's firm gets the building job and he is designated the architect.
In 1976, Johnny Cash records "One Piece At A Time" in Hendersonville at the House of Cash
In 1977, R.C., "Kong" by Dickie Goodman peaked at #48 on the pop singles chart.
In 1982, Comedian and Blues Brother John Belushi dies of drug overdose in the Chateau Marmont Hotel in Los Angeles. He started his career with SCTV and was part of the original "Saturday Night Live" cast. Belushi was a devoted R&B fan and created the BLUES BROTHERS as a tribute to the Blues. The comedy bit became a movie and yielded the #14 remake of SAM AND DAVE's "Soul Man" in 1979. Belushi's vulgar, dangerous and physical sense of humor brought comedy closer to rock and roll than perhaps any other comedian ever had. John Belushi was 33 years old.
In 1982, comedian John Belushi, star of "National Lampoon's Animal House," "The Blues Brothers" and TV's "Saturday Night Live," was found dead in a bungalow at the Chateau Marmont Hotel in West Hollywood, California, following a cocaine, heroin, and alcohol binge; he was 33.
In 1982, while working on a movie script with his friends, John Belushi tries something new: a "speed ball." The mixing of heroin and cocaine has a cumulative effect on the brain, slowing down his breathing and finally causing complete respiratory failure. Instead of going ahead with a prepared show on rising unemployment, "Nightline" (against the wishes of Ted Koppel), tries in vain to book one of Belushi's friends to appear on the show. The best they can do is a TV Guide critic and... Milton Berle, who once *hosted* "Saturday Night Live." In a conversation five minutes before airtime, Berle asks Koppel "What the **** am I doing on your show?" The answer: "Well, you're it, Milton. You're all we've got."
In 1983, R.C., "It's Raining Men" by Weather Girls peaked at #46 on the pop singles chart. You hear it at the beginning of those "Men On..." sketches on "In Living Color".
In 1983, R.C., "Shoppin' From A To Z" by Toni Basil peaked at #77 on the pop singles chart.
In 1986, "Fast Times" hits TV screens with only teachers Ray Walston and Vincent Schiavelli sticking around from the film set at Ridgemont High. Among the new kids showing up for class (or lack thereof) are Wallace Langham, Moon Unit Zappa, Patrick Dempsey, Jason Hervey, Courtney Thorne-Smith and Dean Cameron as Jeff Spicoli. Nobody graduates this series, as it's flunked after only six weeks.
In 1994, "Weird Science", TV Scifi Comedy, debut on USA.
In 1994, Jason Alexander supplies the voice of USA's animated "Duckman," an inept web-footed detective/social satirist. Other voices come from Nancy Travis and Dweezil Zappa. Dweezil's dad Frank wrote the show's music. Frank died in December 1993.
In 1994, the largest milkshake was 1,955 gallons of chocolate in Nelspruit, South Africa.
In 2003, Comedian George Miller died in Los Angeles (his age is given variously as 53 or 61).
In 2004, the movie "Starsky and Hutch" opened in theaters in the USA. Unlike the 70's ABC series, this one is a comedy. Carmen Electra is in it. Wow!!!
In 2015, 03 x 05 = 15