🎭Lara Flynn Boyle -- is 48 in the year 2018 and 49 in the year 2019; 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 41 in the year 2018 and 42 in the year 2019; 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
🎭Jessica Chastain -- is 41 in the year 2018 and 42 in the year 2019; b.3/24/1977 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Movie Titles: Madagascar 3, The Tree of Life, The Martian, Mama, Zero Dark Thirty, The Help
Gracie Frann DeVito -- is 33 in the year 2018 and 34 in the year 2019; b.3/24/1985
Names/Places: Rhea Perlman & Danny Devito's daughter
🎭Alyson Hanningan -- is 44 in the year 2018 and 45 in the year 2019; 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 47 in the year 2018 and 48 in the year 2019; 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 45 in the year 2018 and 46 in the year 2019; b.3/24/1973
TV Shows: The Big Bang Theory (as Sheldon Cooper)
Movie Titles: Garden State, Home, The Muppets (2011)
🎭Donna Pescow -- is 64 in the year 2018 and 65 in the year 2019; 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 47 in the year 2018 and 48 in the year 2019; b.3/24/1971
TV Shows: Lateline, Grounded For Life (as Claudia Finnerty), Rules of Engagement (as Audrey Bingham)
🎭Crissy Wilzak -- is 69 in the year 2018 and 70 in the year 2019; b.3/24/1949
TV Shows: Mork & Mindy (as Glenda Faye 'Crissy' Comstock)
✍🎭Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/24/1887 N.S. d.6/29/1933 N.S. (46)
Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian, Director, American
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
🎭🎮R. Lee Ermey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/24/1944 N.S. d.4/15/2018 N.S. (74)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Names/Places: NN: The Gunny; MN:Ronald
Movie Titles: Se7en, Toy Story (series), Full Metal Jacket
Video Games: Batman (series), Toy Story (series), Call of Duty (series)
🎭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)
🎨🎭U. B. Iwerks -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/24/1901 N.S. d.7/7/1971 N.S. (70)
Animator, Cartoonist, Director
Names/Places: RN:Ubbe Ert Iwerks
Misc: the primary creator of Mickey Mouse and Oswald the Rabbit, co-created with Walt Disney
🎭Sid Saylor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/24/1895 N.S. d.12/21/1962 N.S. (67)
Actor, Comic Actor, American
Misc: appeared in 395 films and TV series between 1926 and 1962
TV Shows: Waterfront (as Wally)
🎭Kermit Schafer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/24/1914 N.S. d.3/8/1979 N.S. (64)
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
✍🎭Garry Shandling -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/29/1949 N.S. 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 and 30 seconds of the ninth period. 176 minute games is hockeyʹs 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, Elvis Presley, age 23, was sworn into the U.S. Army as Private Presley, serial number US-53310761.
In 1958, “Heʹs Got The Whole World (In His Hands)” by Laurie London entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1966, Gilliganʹs 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 1979, Based on the cute one-joke hit movie, CBSʹs“ The Bad News Bears” becomes a one-joke series that will manage to last an entire season. Jack Warden takes over the Walter Matthau part and Tricia Cast is cast in the now-reduced Tatum OʹNeal role. Bumbling ballplayers include Corey Feldman and Meeno Peluce.
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 1980, “Alice” waitress Flo Castleberry (Polly Holiday) quits Melʹs Diner to run her own greasy spoon “Floʹs Yellow Rose” in the spinoff “Flo.”
In 1980, “The Stockard Channing Show” began airing on CBS
In 1984, R.C., “Somebodyʹs Watching Me” by Rockwell peaked at #2 on the pop singles chart.
In 1984, R.C., “Want A New Drug” by Huey Lewis and 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 1996, the 16th Annual Razzie Awards were presented. WORST PICTURE: SHOWGIRLS (MGM/UA) Produced by Alan Marshall and Charles Evans. WORST REMAKE OR SEQUEL: THE SCARLET LETTER (Hollywood Pictures) Produced by Roland Joffe and Andrew G. Vajna. WORST ACTOR: Pauly Shore, JURY DUTY (Tri-Star). WORST ACTRESS: Elizabeth Berkley, SHOWGIRLS. WORST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Dennis Hopper, WATERWORLD. WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Madonna, FOUR ROOMS (Miramax). WORST DIRECTOR: Paul Verhoeven, SHOWGIRLS. WORST SCREENPLAY: SHOWGIRLS, Written by Joe Eszterhas. WORST NEW STAR: Elizabeth Berkley, SHOWGIRLS. WORST 'ORIGINAL' SONG: “Walk Into The Wind (a.k.a. Love Theme from The Rape Scene)” from SHOWGIRLS.
In 1999, Variety magazine reported this week in 1999 that Itʹs 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 1999, “The Norm Show” began airing on ABC
In 2001, During an exhibition game against the Giants, Diamondback hurler Randy Johnsonʹs fastball hits and instantly kills a dove flying in front of home plate. The bird appears to explode as the National League Cy Young winnerʹs pitch sends it over catcher Rod Barajasʹ head.
In 2005, The American version of “The Office,” based on a BBC-TV series, premiered on NBC.
In 2006, “Hannah Montana” began airing on Disney Channel
In 2016, Comedian Garry Shandling died at age 66.
In 2072, 03 x 24 = 72