🎭Alan Davies -- is 51 in the year 2017 and 52 in the year 2018; b.3/6/1966 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Panelist, English
TV Shows: Jonathan Creek (star), QI (panelist)
🎭🎮Andrea Elson -- is 48 in the year 2017 and 49 in the year 2018; b.3/6/1969
Actress, Video Game Voice Actress
TV Shows: Whiz Kids (as Alice Tyler), Alf (as Lynn Tanner)
Video Games: Surgical Strike
🎵🎸David Gilmour -- is 71 in the year 2017 and 72 in the year 2018; 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 70 in the year 2017 and 71 in the year 2018; 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
🎭D. L. Hughley -- is 54 in the year 2017 and 55 in the year 2018; 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
🎭Clara Lago -- is 27 in the year 2017 and 28 in the year 2018; 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
🎭Amy Pietz -- is 48 in the year 2017 and 49 in the year 2018; b.3/6/1969
TV Shows: Caroline In The City (as Annie), Rodney (as Charlie)
Movie Titles: Jingle All the Way, The Whole Ten Yards
✍🎭Rob Reiner -- is 70 in the year 2017 and 71 in the year 2018; 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
🎭James Saito -- is 62 in the year 2017 and 63 in the year 2018; b.3/6/1955
Movie Titles: Life of Pi, The Devil's Advocate, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Die Hard: With a Vengeance
🎭Jaclyn Zeman -- is 64 in the year 2017 and 65 in the year 2018; 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
🎭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
🎭🎵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
🎭Frankie Howerd -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/6/1922 d.4/19/1992 (70)
Actor, Comedian, British
🎭Victor Kilian -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/6/1891 d.3/11/1979 (88)
TV Shows: Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (as Raymond Larkin)
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✍📰🏆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
✍⛪🎭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)
✍🎭Roger Price -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/6/1918 d.10/31/1990 (70)
Author, Writer, Humorist, Actor, Comedian, Game Show Host
TV Shows: Droodles
🎭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
✍J. Lec Stanislaw -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/6/1909 d.5/7/1966 (57)
Author, Poet, Satirist, Polish
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🎭Yvette Wilson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/6/1964 d.6/14/2012 (48)
TV Shows: Moesha
🎭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)
🎵Al Bernard -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/23/1888 d.3/6/1949 (60)
🎭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.
🎖⚛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
🎭Margaret Dumont -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1889 d.3/6/1965 (75)
TV Shows: My Friend Irma
Movie Titles: Marx Brothers (movies' foil)
🎭🎵George Formby -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/26/1904 d.3/6/1961 (56)
Comedian, Singer, Ukelele, British
✍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
🎭Lew Lehr -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/14/1895 d.3/6/1950 (54)
🎭🎵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
🎵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
🎭🎵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)
✍📰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.
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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 TV's "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 1965, Gilligan's 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 Gilligan's 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, Gilligan's 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, 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 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 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 & Snakes" single by Jim Stafford was certified Gold by the RIAA
In 1982, Susan Birmingham makes loudest recorded human shout (120 dB).
In 1988, Having aired for two years on Showtime, "It's Garry Shandling's Show" makes its network television debut on Fox. Shandling's 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, Coolio's "Gangsta's 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 2018, 03 x 06 = 18