🎭Lara Flynn Boyle -- is 47 in the year 2017 and 48 in the year 2018; b.3/24/1970
TV Shows: Twin Peaks (as Donna Hayward), The Practice (as Helen Gamble)
Movie Titles: Men in Black II, Wayne's World, Dead Poet's Society
🎭🎮Olivia Burnette -- is 40 in the year 2017 and 41 in the year 2018; b.3/24/1977
Actress, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: The Torkelsons (as Dorothy Jane Torkelson), Almost Home (as Dorothy Jane Torkelson), Sons of Anarchy
Movie Titles: Planes Trains and Automobiles, The Quick and the Dead, Eye for an Eye
Video Games: Halo 2
Gracie Frann DeVito -- is 32 in the year 2017 and 33 in the year 2018; b.3/24/1985
Names/Places: Rhea Perlman & Danny Devito's daughter
🎭🎮R. Lee Ermey -- is 73 in the year 2017 and 74 in the year 2018; b.3/24/1944
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Movie Titles: Se7en, Toy Story (series), Full Metal Jacket
Video Games: Batman (series), Toy Story (series), Call of Duty (series)
🎭Alyson Hanningan -- is 43 in the year 2017 and 44 in the year 2018; b.3/24/1974
TV Shows: Free Spirit (as Jessie Harper), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (as Willow Rosenberg), How I Met Your Mother (as Lily Aldrin)
Movie Titles: American Pie (series)
🎭Tig Notaro -- is 46 in the year 2017 and 47 in the year 2018; b.3/24/1971 N.S.
Actress, Comedienne, Producer
TV Shows: One Mississippi (as Tig)
Movie Titles: In a World..., Walk of Shame
🎭Jim Parsons -- is 44 in the year 2017 and 45 in the year 2018; b.3/24/1973
TV Shows: The Big Bang Theory (as Sheldon Cooper)
Movie Titles: Garden State, Home, The Muppets (2011)
🎭Donna Pescow -- is 63 in the year 2017 and 64 in the year 2018; b.3/24/1954
Soap Actress, TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn
TV Shows: Angie (as Angie Falco Benson), All My Children (as Lynn Carson the first lesbian character), Out of This World (as Donna Garland), Even Stevens (as Eileen Stevens)
Movie Titles: Saturday Night Fever
🎭Megyn Price -- is 46 in the year 2017 and 47 in the year 2018; b.3/24/1971
TV Shows: Lateline, Grounded For Life (as Claudia Finnerty), Rules of Engagement (as Audrey Bingham)
🎭Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/24/1887 d.6/29/1933 (46)
Actor, Comedian, Director
Misc: produced the Keystone comedies
Movie Titles: Keystone Cops (series)
🎨💰🎭Joseph Barbera -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/24/1911 d.12/18/2006 (95)
Hall of Famer, Animator, Founder, Producer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: Hanna-Barbera cartoon empire co-king with William Hanna
🎵Jimmy Drake -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/24/1912 d.7/24/1968 (56)
Names/Places: aka Nervous Norvous
Song Titles: Transfusion, Ape Call, Dig, The Fang, Noon Balloon to Rangoon
🎭Norman Fell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/24/1924 d.12/14/1998 (74)
Names/Places: b. in Philadelphia
Misc: some say b. 1925; WWII tailgunner
TV Shows: Dan August (as Sgt. Charles Wilentz), Rich Man Poor Man, Three's Company (as Stanley Roper), The Ropers (as Stanley Roper)
✍🎵Herbie Fields -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/24/1897 d.9/17/1958 (61)
Misc: one of the uncredited writers of The Wizard of Oz
🎨🎭U. B. Iwerks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/24/1901 d.7/7/1971 (70)
Names/Places: RN:Ubbe Ert Iwerks
Misc: the primary creator of Mickey Mouse
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🎭Kermit Schafer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/24/1923 d.3/8/1979 (55)
Misc: Radio producer; Bloopers Collector
✍Jay Burton -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/20/1916 d.3/24/1993 (77)
TV Shows: When Things Were Rotten
Movie Titles: History of the World Part 1, High Anxiety
🎭🎵Ray Goulding -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/20/1922 d.3/24/1990 (68)
Hall of Famer, Comedian, Commercial Actor, Radio Disc Jock
Names/Places: b. in Lowell, MA
Misc: Bob (Elliott) & Ray radio satarist comedy duo, Piels Beer & other funny commercials
✍📰John Hersey -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/17/1914 d.3/24/1993 (78)
Author, Novelist, Journalist, Chinese
Misc: WW2 writings
Book Titles: One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest
🎵Carson Robison -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/4/1890 d.3/24/1957 (66)
Arranger, Songwriter, Country Singer
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✍🎭Garry Shandling -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/29/1949 d.3/24/2016 N.S. (66)
Writer, Comedian, TV Host, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Tucson, AZ
TV Shows: It's Garry Shandling's Show (star), The Larry Sanders Show (star)
Movie Titles: What Planet Are You From?
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In 1936, a Stanley Cup game lasted six overtimes and ended in a score of 1-0. The Red Wings beat the Montreal Maroons in 16 mins & 30 seconds of the ninth period. 176 minute games is hockey's longest. Hockey here tonight and into the next morning!
In 1945, Sylvester The Cat, Cartoon Character, debut in 'Tweetie Pie'; by Warner Bros; some say b. May 3, 1947.
In 1947, Spike Jones and His City Slickers recorded "The Man on the Flying Trapeeze" featuring the vocal arrangements of Doodles Weaver
In 1950, "Peter Cottontail" by Gene Autry entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1958, "He's Got The Whole World (In His Hands)" by Laurie London entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1958, Elvis Presley, age 23, was sworn into the U.S. Army as Private Presley, serial number US-53310761.
In 1966, Gilligan's Island episode #63. "Ghost a Go-Go". A ghost appears on the island and tries to scare the Castaways off. The castaways turn the tables by dressing in sheets and roaming around the island to scare the visitors off the island.
In 1972, 03 x 24 = 72
In 1972, Twelve years after it was first a #2 hit for Paul Anka, "Puppy Love" by Donny Osmond climbs to #3 and goes gold. The tune also inspires lots of wisecracks about Osmond, and you thought Michael Jackson singing a song about a rat, "Ben", was demented enough!
In 1980, The Beatles "Rarities" LP was released in the U.S.A. by Capitol Records. Included in the album were never before heard stereo versions of "Penny Lane" and "She Loves You", sung by the group in German, under the title, "Sie Liebt Dich". Also included was a German version of "I Want To Hold Your Hand" or, in the Teutonic tongue, "Komm Gib Mir Deine Hand". These tracks were released in America, but not in England. Hopefully, they were released in Germany, as well... Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah...
In 1984, R.C., "Somebody's Watching Me" by Rockwell peaked at #2 on the pop singles chart.
In 1984, R.C., "Want A New Drug" by Huey Lewis & The News peaked at #6 on the pop singles chart; "Weird Al" parodied it into "I Wanna New Duck".
In 1992, a Chicago judge approved a court settlement offering refunds to those who bought music or attended concerts by the lip-synching duo Milli Vanilli.
In 1999, Variety magazine reported this week in 1999 that It's not exactly "Shakespeare in Love," but it looks as though Howard Stern is finally going to star in his flatulence flick "The Adventures of Fartman," declares Variety. The picture was to have started several years ago, but it somehow never took off. The shock jock will play Clyde Flatiron, a wannabe journalist working for a disreputable tabloid who is targeted for murder when he exposes a ruthless realtor. Thugs lace his high colonic with a nuclear cocktail, unwittingly turning his troubled digestive system into an odorific Three Mile Island.
In 2001, During an exhibition game against the Giants, Diamondback hurler Randy Johnson's fastball hits and instantly kills a dove flying in front of home plate. The bird appears to explode as the National League Cy Young winner's pitch sends it over catcher Rod Barajas' head.
In 2072, 03 x 24 = 72