🎭Julian Glover -- is 82 in the year 2017 and 83 in the year 2018; b.3/27/1935
Movie Actor, English
TV Shows: Game of Thrones
Movie Titles: Troy, Indiana Jones (series), Star Wars (series), For Your Eyes Only
Ashe Meyers -- is 1 in the year 2017 and 2 in the year 2018; b.3/27/2016 N.S.
Names/Places: Alexi and Seth's son
🎭🎵🏆Brenda Song -- is 29 in the year 2017 and 30 in the year 2018; b.3/27/1988
Actress, Producer, Singer, Model
TV Shows: The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (as London Tipton, also on The Suite Life on Deck), Dads (as Veronica)
Movie Titles: The Social Network, Like Mike
🎭Jon Paul Steuer -- is 33 in the year 2017 and 34 in the year 2018; b.3/27/1984
TV Shows: Grace Under Fire (as Quentin)
Movie Titles: Little Giants, Late for Dinner
⛪🎭Michael York -- is 75 in the year 2017 and 76 in the year 2018; b.3/27/1942
Protestant, Movie/Stage Actor, Producer, English
Names/Places: b. in Fulmer
TV Shows: seaQuest 2032 (as Alexander Bourine)
Movie Titles: Cabaret, Logan's Run, 3 Musketeers, Austin Powers (series)
✍🎵Patty Smith Hill -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/27/1868 d.5/25/1946 (78)
Author, Educator, Songwriter
Song Titles: Good Morning To All (as later known for the melody of the song "Happy Birthday To You")
🎭Philbrook Lyons -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/27/1928 d.7/1/2013 N.S. (0)
Movie Titles: Our Gang
🎭Paul McCullough -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/27/1883 d.3/25/1936 (52)
🎭Mary Treen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/27/1907 d.7/20/1989 (82)
TV/Movie Actress, Comedienne, Dancer
TV Shows: Joey Bishop Show (as Hilda)
🎭Jack M. Warner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/27/1916 d.4/1/1995 (79)
Film Executive, Canadian
Misc: co-founder Warner Bros.
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✍🎭Milton Berle -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/12/1908 d.3/27/2002 (93)
Hall of Famer, Author, Radio Actor, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RLN:Berlinger; NN:Uncle Milty & Mr. Television; 2x Joyce Mathews' hubby
TV Shows: Batman (as Louie the Lilac) Texaco Star Theater (hosted for 8 years as TV ownership skyrocketed)
🎨🎵🎸Ian Dury -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/12/1942 d.3/27/2000 (57)
Painter, Composer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Punk Rock Singer, British
Group Names: The Blockheads (lead), soloist
⛪🎭🎵Dudley Moore -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/19/1935 d.3/27/2002 (66)
Protestant, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Songwriter, Pianist, English
Names/Places: b. in London; Tuesday Weld's & Suzy Kendall's ex-husband
Misc: 1960s comedy team with Peter Cook
Song Titles: L.S. Bumblebee (sung with Peter Cook)
TV Shows: Dudley (as Dudley Bristol), Really Wild Animals (as the voice of Spin the globe)
Movie Titles: Unfaithfully Yours, 10, Foul Play, Arthur, Crazy People
🎭Garry Walberg -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/10/1921 d.3/27/2012 (90)
TV Shows: The Odd Couple (as Speed), Quincy ME (as Lt. Frank Monahan)
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In 1943, "Blue Ribbon Town" was first heard on CBS Radio. The show lasted only a year, but it became widely known as the the radio program that introduced audiences to the one, the only, Groucho Marx.
In 1961, BREAKING INTO THE TOP 10 MARCELS and "BLUE MOON"
In 1961, R.C., "The Touchables" by Dickie Goodman peaked at #60 on the pop singles chart.
In 1965, Gilligan's Island episode #26. "Music Hath Charm". Mrs. Howell decides to form a symphony orchestra, to make up for the lack of culture on the island. Gilligan's drum beats, as they drift across the water, hold special meaning to angry natives on a nearby island.
In 1967, Gilligan's Island episode #95. "It's a Bird, It's a Plane". A U.S. Air Force jetpack washes ashore in the lagoon. After close inspection of the jetpack, the Professor determines that the tanks contain just enough fuel to carry Gilligan to Hawaii. However, that determination was made before Gilligan wasted most of the fuel while proceeding to goof-up several attempts to be discovered and rescued. While flying the jetpack near where Navy search vessels are reported to be lurking, Gilligan is so scared by a radio report of an "Unidentified Flying Object in the area" that he blasts higher and hides in a cloud, not realizing that the UFO the Navy ships see is actually him with the jetpack!
In 1971, The New York Times reports New York radio station WNBC has banned the song "One Toke Over the Line" by Brewer & Shipley because of its alleged drug references. Other stations around the country follow suit. The composer of the tune, Tom Shipley, responds, "In this electronic age, pulling a record because of its lyrics is like the burning of books in the Thirties."
In 1971, The song "One Toke Over the Line," by Brewer & Shipley, was banned from airplay on WNBC in New York City and several other stations followed suit, claiming it referred to drug use. Shipley responded that the ban was comparable to book burnings of the 1930s.
In 1978, the Rutles' "All You Need is Cash" was shown on British TV.
In 1981, 03 x 27 = 81
In 1982, R.C., "Pac-Man Fever" by Buckner & Garcia peaked at #9 on the pop singles chart.
In 1982, R.C., "Take Off" by Bob & Doug McKenzie with Geddy Lee peaked at #16 on the pop singles chart. Bob & Doug McKenzie were Rick Moranis & Dave Thomas from the Canadian hit show SCTV and it featured Geddy Lee of Rush on vocals.
In 1983, Steve Wallenda got his name in the Guinness Book of World Records after crossing 4,166 feet on a highwire at an altitude of 31 feet.
In 1984, on "Late Night with David Letterman" on NBC, Custom-Made Show No. 2. Audience votes on the show they want (with/without dentist chairs, etc.).
In 1993, on the cover of TV Guide: "Billy Crystal and Oscars". Other Articles: Rush Limbaugh, Roseanne
In 1993, R.C., "Man On The Moon" by R.E.M. peaked at #30 on the pop singles chart. It was a dedication to comedian Andy Kaufman.
In 1995, D.T. bought himself a new car on this day, his fourth, replacing his third, which replaced his second, which replaced his first, which replaced his mom's, which replaced his dad's, which replaced his 10-speed, which replaced his 5-speed, which replaced his 3-speed, which replaced his tricycle, which replaced his....ok, you got the joke!
In 1995, David Letterman hosted the Academy Awards. Four words: "Oprah, Uma ... Uma, Oprah." His performance was so bad in his own opinion (D.T. missed the show, he was out buying a new car instead), that he made his performance the butt of his own monologue jokes.
In 1996, "Weird Al" Yankovic recorded "Spy Hard (The Main Title)"
In 1998, the Food and Drug Administration approved the drug Viagra, made by Pfizer, saying it helped about two-thirds of impotent men improve their sexual function.
In 2000, Ian Dury, one of the best-loved individuals in recent U.K. music history, dies after a long battle with cancer. He is 57.
In 2002, "Greg The Bunny" premiered on FOX
In 2002, Death claimed Oscar-winning filmmaker Billy Wilder at age 95; comedian Milton Berle at age 93; and actor-comedian Dudley Moore at age 66.
In 2002, Milton Berle died after a battle with colon cancer at his home in Los Angeles. He was 93. That same day, Dudley Moore died from a rare brain disorder at his home in Trenton, N.J. He was 66. Also that day, filmmaker Billy Wilder died in Los Angeles at the age of 95.
In 2002, Weird Al Yankovic recorded "Genius In France" for his "Poodle Hat" CD
In 2013, The Miami Heat's 27-game winning streak comes to an end when they lost to the Chicago Bulls, 101-97.
In 2081, 03 x 27 = 81