🎵Leslie Fish -- b.3/11/????
Novelty Singer, Folk Singer
Misc: Novelty + Folk = Filk Singer; b. c. late 1940s to early 1950s
Song Titles: Carmen Miranda's Ghost, Banned From Argos
🎭🎵🎸Nina Hagen -- is 62 in the year 2017 and 63 in the year 2018; b.3/11/1955
Actress, Punk Rock Singer, German
Names/Places: or Ninah?
Song Titles: New York City
🎭Johnny Knoxville -- is 46 in the year 2017 and 47 in the year 2018; b.3/11/1971
Actor, TV Host, Producer
Names/Places: RN: Philip John Clapp
TV Shows: Jackass (host), The Ringer
Movie Titles: Jackass (movie series), Coyote Ugly, Dukes of Hazzard movie (2005)
🎵🎷Bobby McFerrin -- is 67 in the year 2017 and 68 in the year 2018; b.3/11/1950
Songwriter, Jazz Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: had the first #1 a capella pop single: Don't Worry Be Happy (Grammy 1989); Unaccompanied jazz styled improvisation vocalist
Song Titles: Don't Worry Be Happy
🎭Mark Metcalf -- is 71 in the year 2017 and 72 in the year 2018; b.3/11/1946
TV Shows: Buffy the Vampire Slayer (as The Master in eight episodes)
Movie Titles: National Lampoon's Animal House, Drive Me Crazy, The Stupids, Julia
📰💰Rupert Murdoch -- is 86 in the year 2017 and 87 in the year 2018; b.3/11/1931
Hall of Famer, Publisher, Businessperson, Australian
Names/Places: b. in Melbourne; FN:Keith
Misc: creator of Fox Televison Network
🎵David (Film Composer) Newman -- is 63 in the year 2017 and 64 in the year 2018; b.3/11/1954 N.S.
Misc: scored for over 100 films
Movie Titles: Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, The Nutty Professor
🎭Tricia O'Neil -- is 72 in the year 2017 and 73 in the year 2018; b.3/11/1945
TV Shows: Babylon 5
Movie Titles: Genchis Khan, Titanic, Piranha Part Two: The Spawning, Babylon 5: In The Beginning, Gia, The Gumball Rally
🎭🎮Rob Paulsen -- is 61 in the year 2017 and 62 in the year 2018; b.3/11/1956 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: a high prolific animation voice actor
TV Shows: The Transformers, Chip 'n Dale's Rescue Rangers, Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs, Darkwing Duck, Goof Troop, Mighty Max, Sonic the Hedgehog, Biker Mice From Mars, The Tick, The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest, The Mash, The Spooktacular New Adventures of Casper, Histeria!, Dexter's Laboratory, Time Squad, The Adventures of Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (as Carl Wheezer), The Powerpuff Girls, Danny Phantom, Kim Possible, Loonatics Unleashed (as Rev Runner), The Land Before Time, The Replacements (as Mr. Vanderbosh), Back at the Barnyard, The Ultimate Spider-Man, Animaniacs, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (as various), Pinky and the Brain (as Pinky), Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (as Toodles), T.U.F.F. Puppy, Curious George, Ben 10: Omniverse, The Fairly OddParents, The Boondocks, The Looney Tunes Show (as Mac Gopher)
Video Games: Scooby-Doo (series), Metal Gear Solid (series), Lego Batman (series), Ben 10 (series), Armikog, Skylanders (series), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (series)
✍🎭Susan Richardson -- is 65 in the year 2017 and 66 in the year 2018; b.3/11/1952
Children's Author, Actress, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in Coatesville, PA
Book Titles: Really Loose Mother Goose
TV Shows: Eight is Enough (as Susan Bradford Stockwell)
Movie Titles: American Graffiti
✍🎭Jerry Zucker -- is 67 in the year 2017 and 68 in the year 2018; b.3/11/1950
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Producer/Director
TV Shows: Police Squad! (executive producer)
Movie Titles: Ghost, Top Secret!, Kentucky Fried Movie, Rock 'n Roll High School, Airplane! Police Squad!, The Naked Gun (movie series)
✍Douglas Adams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/11/1952 d.5/11/2001 (49)
Author, Novelist, English
Book Titles: Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, "Life, the Universe & Everything", So Long and Thanks for All the Fish, Mostly Harmless, Dirk Gentry's Holistic Detective Agency, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul, The Meaning of Liff (co-writer), The Deeper Meaning of Liff, Last Chance to See, The Salmon of Doubt
🎭Diane Brewster -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/11/1931 d.11/12/1991 (60)
TV Shows: Leave It to Beaver (as Miss Canfield), Maverick
🎭"Shemp" Howard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/11/1895 d.11/22/1955 (60)
Movie Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: RLN:Samuel Horwitz, Moe's & Curly's brother
Misc: some say b. 1900 or 1891
Movie Titles: The Three Stooges (series of movies as Shemp 1922-32,1947-55)
🎭Anissa Jones -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/11/1958 d.8/29/1976 (18)
Misc: some say b. 12-13, but she was 18 when she died, so this is the wrong DOB
TV Shows: Family Affair (as Buffy)
🎵Lawrence Welk -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/11/1903 d.5/17/1992 (89)
Music Producer, Accordionist, Bandleader, Conductor
Names/Places: b. in Strassburg, MD; NN: The King of Champagne Music
TV Shows: The Lawrence Welk Show (host)
🎭Victor Kilian -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/6/1891 d.3/11/1979 (88)
TV Shows: Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (as Raymond Larkin)
🎨Dave Stevens -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/29/1955 N.S. d.3/11/2008 N.S. (52)
Illustrator, Comic Book Artist
Book Titles: The Rocketeer (also used for a film character)
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In 1933, 03 x 11 = 33
In 1933, The Silly Symphony film, "Birds in the Spring" is released.
In 1938, The Donald Duck film, "Donald's Better Self" is released.
In 1960, The "Walt Disney Presents" TV show features "This is Your Life, Donald Duck".
In 1964, Gene Roddenberry first proposes a series to MGM Studios with intergalactic aspects ("Star Trek") as "Wagon Train" to the stars.
In 1966, COVER OF LIFE Adam West, TV's "BATMAN" the hottest show in prime time
In 1967, R.C., "Mellow Yellow" by Senator Bobby & Senator McKinley peaked at #99 on the pop singles chart.
In 1970, The Beatles released the single "Let It Be/You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)" in the U.S.
In 1972, R.C., "Iron Man" by Black Sabbath peaked at #52 on the pop singles chart.
In 1974, BROWNSVILLE STATION ON TOUR Concerts this week include TORONTO (11), CHICAGO (13), ST. LOUIS (14), HOUSTON (16), FORT WORTH (17), SAN ANTONIO (18)
In 1974, The Rhino retail store creates a new way to get rid of nonselling albums; it pays people a nickel to take home Danny Bonaduce's album.
In 1978, "Saturday Night Live" airs "Don't Look Back In Anger," a short film by Tom Schiller, featuring an elderly John Belushi visiting all of his deceased friends at the "Not Ready For Prime Time Cemetery." Belushi rues, "Why did I live so long... they're all dead... I'll tell you why ... 'cause I'm a DANCER!" A mere four years later, on this day in 1982, about 1,000 of Belushi's family and friends attend *his* memorial service in New York at the Cathedral of Saint John Divine. As he promised Belushi, Dan Aykroyd takes out a tape player and holds it to the microphone and plays the song "2000 Pound Bee." The audience is stunned at first but then begins to laugh.
In 1978, on the cover of TV Guide: "Kene Holliday and Victor French of Carter Country". Other Articles: Linda Purl, Jack Eagle
In 1978, R.C., "Psycho Killer" by Talking Heads peaked at #92 on the pop singles chart, the Fools parodied that into "Psycho Chicken".
In 1989, R.C., "You Got It (The Right Stuff)" by New Kids On The Block peaked at #3 on the pop singles chart; "Weird Al" parodied it into "The White Stuff".
In 1993, Elvis Presley was declared dead by Municipal Court Judge George T. Choppelas.
In 1997, former Beatle Paul McCartney went back to see Queen Elizabeth to collect a knighthood for helping to revolutionize pop music. The impish lad from Liverpool, one of the most successful songwriters in history, became Sir Paul in a centuries-old ceremony of pomp and solemnity.
In 1999, The Los Angeles Clippers snapped their 17-game losing streak, tied for the longest in NBA history with the NBA history, with a 106-92 victory over the Sacramento Kings.
In 2003, Thanks to its numeric moniker, funk-rock hybrid quintet 311 designates the day as its own personal holiday. The band celebrates its day by posting a bunch of stuff to it's Website. In addition to a host of new photos and special deals on 311 merchandise, four previously unreleased mp3 songs are available to fans for free download.
In 2033, 03 x 11 = 33