⛪🎭James Caan -- is 78 in the year 2017 and 79 in the year 2018; b.3/26/1939
Jewish, Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in The Bronx, N.Y.
Misc: some say b. 1940
TV Shows: Las Vegas (as Edward Melvin Big Ed Deline)
Movie Titles: Misery, Elf, The Godfather, Eraser, Mickey Blue Eyes
🎭Ellia English -- is 58 in the year 2017 and 59 in the year 2018; b.3/26/1959
TV Shows: The Jamie Foxx Show (as Aunt Helen King), Good Luck Charlie, Code Black
Movie Titles: Good Luck Chuck, Semi-Pro, My Sister's Keeper
🎭🎮🎵Kazuhiko Inoue -- is 63 in the year 2017 and 64 in the year 2018; b.3/26/1954
Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, Singer, Japanese
TV Shows: Naruto: Shippuden (as Kakashi)
Movie Titles: Cowboy Bebop: The Movie
Video Games: Naruto (series)
🎵🎸Gabrielle "Nena" Kerner -- is 57 in the year 2017 and 58 in the year 2018; b.3/26/1960
Rock & Roll Performer
Misc: b. Mar 24?
Song Titles: 99 Luft Balloons (Tim Cavanaugh parodied it into 99 Dead Baboons)
🎭Keira Knightley -- is 32 in the year 2017 and 33 in the year 2018; b.3/26/1985
Movie Titles: Pirates of the Caribbean (series), The Imitation Game, King Arthur, Bend It Like Beckham, Pride and Prejudice, Dead Man's Chest, At World's End, Atonement, The Duchess
🎭Eric Allan Kramer -- is 55 in the year 2017 and 56 in the year 2018; b.3/26/1962
TV Shows: Down Home, The Hughleys (as Dave Rogers), Good Luck Charlie (as Bob Duncan)
Movie Titles: The Incredible Hulk Returns, American Wedding, Robin Hood: Men in Tights
🎭🎵Vicki Lawrence-Schultz -- is 68 in the year 2017 and 69 in the year 2018; b.3/26/1949
TV/Stage Actress, Comedienne, Game Show Hostess, TV Talk Show Hostess, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Inglewood, Calif.
Song Titles: The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia
TV Shows: The Carol Burnett Show, Mama's Family (as Mama "Thelma" Harper), "Win, Lose or Draw" (host), Vicki!
🎭Leslie Mann -- is 45 in the year 2017 and 46 in the year 2018; b.3/26/1972
Comic Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
Sports Teams: NN:Hollywood's Queen of Comedy
Movie Titles: The Cable Guy, George of the Jungle, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, 17 Again, This is 40, The Other Woman, Big Daddy, Timecode, Perfume, Stealing Harvard, Funny People, Rio, The Change-Up, The Bling Ring, Vacation, How to Be Single
🎭🎵Ronnie McDowell -- is 67 in the year 2017 and 68 in the year 2018; b.3/26/1950
Actor, Songwriter, Country Singer
Misc: Elvis Presley imitator
Song Titles: The King Is Gone
💻Larry Page -- is 44 in the year 2017 and 45 in the year 2018; b.3/26/1973 N.S.
Internet Company Entrepreneur
Misc: co-founded Google in 1988 with Sergey Brin
🎭Tony Papenfuss -- is 67 in the year 2017 and 68 in the year 2018; b.3/26/1950
TV Shows: Newhart (as First Darryl)
Movie Titles: Escape from New York, Factotum, Into Temptation
✍🎭🎮Martin Short -- is 67 in the year 2017 and 68 in the year 2018; b.3/26/1950
Comedy Writer, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Hamilton, Ontario
TV Shows: The Associates (as Tucker Kerwin), I'm a Big Girl Now, Second City TV Network (regular 1982-83), Saturday Night Live (regular 1984-85), The Completely Mental Misadventures of Ed Grimley (star), Maniac Mansion, Martin Short Show (as Marty), Primetime Glick (as Jiminy Glick), The Cat in the Hat Knows A Lot About That! (as The Cat in the Hat)
Movie Titles: Frankenweenie, Father Of The Bride II, Mars Attacks!, Mumford, Jiminy Glick in Lalawood, The Escape Clause
Video Games: Treasure Planet
🎭Amy Smart -- is 42 in the year 2017 and 43 in the year 2018; b.3/26/1975
Environmentalist, Movie Actress, Producer
Movie Titles: The Butterfly Effect, Crank, Road Trip, Rat Race, Mirrors, Crank: High Voltage
🎭Ernest Thomas -- is 68 in the year 2017 and 69 in the year 2018; b.3/26/1949
TV Shows: Roots (as Kailuba), What's Happening!! (as Roger 'Raj' Thomas, also on What's Happening Now!!), Everybody Hates Chris (as Mr. Omar)
Movie Titles: Funny People, Malcolm X
🎭🎮🎵🎸Steven Tyler -- is 69 in the year 2017 and 70 in the year 2018; b.3/26/1948
Hall of Famer, Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, Songwriter, Drummer, Heavy Metal Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Group Names: Aerosmith
Song Titles: Sweet Emition, Walk This Way, Dream On, Back in the Saddle, Come Together, Dude (Looks Like A Lady), Angel, Love in an Elevator, Janie's Got A Gun, What It Takes, The Other Side, Livin' on th Edge, Cryin', Deuces are Wild, Falling in Love (is Hard on the Knees), Pink, I Don't Want to Miss a Thing, Jaded (as lead of Aerosmith), I Love Trash (cover of the Jim Henson as Oscar the Grouch song)
Album Titles: Aerosmith, Get Your Wings, Toys in the Attic, Rocks, Draw the Line, Night in the Ruts, Rock and a Hard Place, Done with Mirrors, Permanent Vacation, Pump, Get a Grip, Nine Lives, Just Push Play, Honkin' on Bobo, Music from Another Dimension! (previous titles as lead of Aerosmith)
Video Titles: Live Texxas Jam '78, Aerosmith Video Scrapbook, Permanent Vacation 3x5, The Making of Pump, Things That Go Pump in the Night, Big Ones You Can Look At, You Gotta Move
Video Games: Revolution X, Quest for Fame, Guitar Hero: Aerosmith
🎭Heidi Zeigler -- is 38 in the year 2017 and 39 in the year 2018; b.3/26/1979
TV Shows: Just the Ten of Us (as Sherry Lubbock), Drexell's Class (as Nicole)
Movie Titles: There Goes the Neighborhood
🎭Phillip R. Allen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/26/1939 d.3/1/2012 (72)
TV Shows: Hardy Boys (as Harry Gibbon), Bad News Bears, Alice (as Mitch Aames)
Movie Titles: Star Trek II: The Search for Spock
🎭🎵Bob Elliott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/26/1923 d.2/2/2016 N.S. (92)
Hall of Famer, TV/Radio Actor, Comedian, Commercial Actor, Radio Disc Jock
Names/Places: Chris's father; b. in Boston, MA
Misc: of the Bob & Ray (Goulding) radio satarist comedy duo, Piels Beer & other funny commericals
TV Shows: Get a Life (as Fred Peterson)
🎵Leigh Harline -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/26/1907 d.12/10/1969 (62)
Movie Titles: Pinnocchio (scored music for that movie for Disney in 1940)
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⛪🎭Leonard Nimoy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/26/1931 d.2/27/2015 (83)
Jewish, TV/Movie Actor, TV Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in Boston
Misc: some say b. Mar 27? (highly illogical)
TV Shows: Star Trek (as Commander Mr. Spock the Vulcan science officer), Star Trek the Animated Series, Mission: Impossible (as Paris), In Search Of (narrator), Star Trek The Next Generation (as guest Federation Ambassador 1991 at age 130)
Movie Titles: Star Trek (movie series as Spock)
🎭Roger Abbott -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/10/1946 d.3/26/2011 (64)
Group Names: The Royal Canadian Air Farce
🎵Jan Berry -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/3/1941 d.3/26/2004 (62)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Pop Singer
Group Names: Jan & Arnie, Jan & Dean
Song Titles: Surf City, Drag City, The Little Old Lady from Pasadena, Dead Man's Curve
🏆🏈"Wrong Way" Roy Riegels -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/4/1908 d.3/26/1993 (84)
College Football Player
Misc: famous for his wrong way run to his own goal line in Rose Bowl 1929
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In 1948, "Sabre Dance Boogie" by Freddy Martin entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1948, "Sabre Dance" by Woody Herman entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1954, on the cover of TV Guide: "Jackie Gleason". Other Articles: Space Cadet, Cliff Arquette
In 1955, "Ballad of Davy Crockett," becomes the #1 record in US.
In 1955, R.C., "The Ballad Of Davy Crockett" by Bill Hayes peaked at #1 on the pop singles chart and stayed there for five weeks.
In 1956, Red Buttons made his debut as a television actor in a presentation of "Studio One" on CBS Television.
In 1959, The Coasters recorded their single "Along Came Jones"
In 1961, Gene McDaniels' "One Hundred Pounds of Clay," his first and biggest hit, enters the pop chart. It peaks at #3. I didn't know Gumby was that heavy!
In 1964, Chuck Berry recorded "No Particular Place To Go" at Chess Studios in Chicago.
In 1966, on the cover of TV Guide: "Adam West as Batman". Other Articles: Secret Agent, Flipper's Sidekick
In 1966, R.C., "The One On The Right Is On The Left" by Johnny Cash peaked at #46 on the pop singles chart.
In 1971, "Benny Hill Show" tops TV ratings in Great Britian.
In 1971, in a Brady Bunch episode called "Tell It Like It Is", Carol writes a story about the family for a women's magazine, "Tomorrow's Woman" magazine wants a story about the merged family and the Bradys celebrate her success prematurely -- before the article is completed.
In 1973, Rob Reiner and his teammate are the first people ever to reach the summit on the "The $10,000 Pyramid," one of the 70's greatest game shows, getting there ahead of June Lockhart. His winning clue? Donuts, aka "Things With A Hole." After the taping of this premiere show in the Ed Sullivan Theater, Reiner complains to host Dick Clark that the game is too easy, and he doubts the pyramid scheme will last very long.
In 1977, "Saturday Night Live's" Coneheads meet their neighbors, the Farbers, and look through vacation photos from Disneyland, which Connie Conehead explains is "a vast man-made construction which replicates human psychosexual experiences through tension-releasing fantasy mechanisms."
In 1977, R.C., "Six Packs A Day" by Billy Lemmons peaked at #93 on the pop singles chart.
In 1978, 03 x 26 = 78
In 1980, "Saturday Night Live" comedienne Gilda Radner married the comedy TV show's bandleader-guitarist, G.E. Smith.
In 1981, Comic Carol Burnett won a $1.6 million libel judgment against The National Enquirer. The tabloid had reported erroneously that Burnett was intoxicated during an encounter at a Washington restaurant with Secretary of State Henry Kissinger.
In 1989, Fresh from the failure of "Eisenhower & Lutz," Scott Bakula fares a bit better in NBC's "Quantum Leap," a sci-fi adventure/crime drama in which he stars as a physicist who travels through time in other people's bodies.
In 1990, the 62nd annual Academy Awards, the calypso-themed tune "Under the Sea," from the animated film, "The Little Mermaid," was named best song.
In 1994, R.C., "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" by Elton John & RuPaul peaked at #92 on the pop singles chart.
In 1996, the CD "The Second Coming" by Napoleon XIV went on sale.
In 1998, "My Balls And My Word (all I Have In This World..)" album by Young Bleed was certified Gold by the RIAA (OK, stop the snickering, it's a kids record for petesake!)
In 2002, Weird Al Yankovic recorded "Party At The Leper Colony", "Wanna B Ur Lovr", "Hardware Store", "Why Does This Always Happen To Me?", and "Bob" for his "Poodle Hat" CD
In 2003, "Wanda At Large" premiered on Fox.
In 2004, the movie "Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed" opened in theaters in the USA
In 2078, 03 x 26 = 78