🎵Alf Clausen -- is 77 in the year 2018 and 78 in the year 2019; b.3/28/1941
TV Shows: The Simpsons
🎵Sulu Lubin Dubow -- is 62 in the year 2018 and 63 in the year 2019; b.3/28/1956 N.S.
Songwriter, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: aka SuLu
Misc: Dr. Demento Show, Ken and Bob Show (KABC-AM)
🎭Conchata Ferrell -- is 75 in the year 2018 and 76 in the year 2019; b.3/28/1943
TV Shows: Hot L Baltimore, BJ & the Bear (as Wilhelmina The Fox Johnson), E/R, L.A. Law (as Susan Bloom), Two and a Half Men (as Berta)
Movie Titles: Edward Scissorhands, Erin Brokowich, True Romance
🎭Nick Frost -- is 46 in the year 2018 and 47 in the year 2019; b.3/28/1972 N.S.
Comic Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, English
TV Shows: Spaced
Movie Titles: Ice Age: Continental Drift, Attack the Block, Shaun of the Dead, Paul, The Adventures of Tintin, Hot Fuzz
🎵John Boy -- is 62 in the year 2018 and 63 in the year 2019; b.3/28/1956
Radio Disc Jock
Misc: Host of the John Boy and Billy Show
🎵Charlie McCoy -- is 77 in the year 2018 and 78 in the year 2019; b.3/28/1941
Hall of Famer, Multi-instrumentalist, Harmonicaist, Country Singer
Misc: sessioned for Bob Dylan, Quincy Jones, Waylon Jennings, and B.J. Thomas
Group Names: Area Code 615
TV Shows: Hee Haw (musical director)
🎭🏆Shanna Moakler -- is 43 in the year 2018 and 44 in the year 2019; b.3/28/1975
Actress, Producer, Beauty Pagent Winner, Model, Playmate
Misc: December 2001
TV Shows: Pacific Blue (as Off. Monica Harper)
Movie Titles: The Wedding Singer, Big Momma's House 2
🎭Al Ruddy -- is 88 in the year 2018 and 89 in the year 2019; b.3/28/1930
TV Shows: Hogan's Heroes, Walker Texas Ranger
Movie Titles: The Longest Yard (1974 and 2005 versions)
🎭Dorothy "Echo" DeBorba -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/28/1925 N.S. d.6/1/2010 N.S. (85)
Movie Titles: Our Gang
✍⚛🎭Marlin Perkins -- Birth Anniversary -- b.3/28/1905 d.6/14/1986 (81)
Author, Naturalist, Zoologist, TV Host
Names/Places: d. in St. Louis
Misc: some say b. 1902
TV Shows: Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom
🎭🎵Rusty Draper -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/25/1923 d.3/28/2003 (80)
Actor, Country Singer
Names/Places: RN:Farrell H. Draper
🎭Ed Gallagher -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1873 d.3/28/1929 (55)
Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Vaudevillan
🎭Emmett Kelly -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/9/1898 d.3/28/1979 (80)
Misc: of circuses
✍📰Stephen Leacock -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/30/1869 d.3/28/1944 (74)
Novelist, Humorist, Economist, Educator, Canadian
🎵Earl Eugene Scruggs -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/6/1924 d.3/28/2012 (88)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Banjoist, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Cleveland County, N.C.
Misc: Bluegrass style
Group Names: Flatt & Scruggs, soloist
Song Titles: The Ballad of Jed Clampett with Flatt
✍🎵🎷Alec Templeton -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1910 d.3/28/1963 (52)
Satirist, Novelty Singer, Jazz Pianist, Welsh (Wales)
Misc: Witty jazz & satrical numbers
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🎭Patrick Troughton -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/25/1920 d.3/28/1987 (67)
TV Shows: Dr. Who (the second actor to play the Doctor 1966-69), The Six Wives of Henry VIII
Movie Titles: The Omen, Hamlet, Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger
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In 1930, the names of the Turkish cities of Constantinople and Angora were changed to Istanbul and Ankara. So, take me back to Constantinople. No, you canʹt go back to Constantinople.
In 1936, The Silly Symphony film, “Elmer Elephant” is released.
In 1939, Hal Kemp and his Orchestra recorded the now-standard, “Three Little Fishies” for Victor Records.
In 1941, The Pluto film, “A Gentlemanʹs Gentleman” is released. Mickey Mouse also appears.
In 1952, “The Ernie Kovacs Show”, TV Variety; last aired on NBC, moved to CBS.
In 1953, The Goofy film, “Fatherʹs Day Off” is released.
In 1958, Eddie Cochran recorded “Summertime Blues”.
In 1964, Madame Tussaudʹs wax museum in London announced that the Beatles will be the first pop artists to be included in wax.
In 1970, on the cover of TV Guide: “Dan Rowan and Dick Martin with their ”LAUGH-IN“ cast in the background (by cartoonist JACK DAVIS)”. Other Articles: Ringo Starr on Laugh-In
In 1970, sixteen-year-old Jane Berins of Britain set a world record when she GO-GO danced for 18 hours.
In 1974, a streaker (i.e.: someone running around naked), ran onto the set of “The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson” this night. The clever NBC censors decided to blackout the lower half of the TV screen on the videotape to prevent an “X” rating. The streaker was arrested, but released, for “lack of evidence,” said Johnny.
In 1977, COVER OF TIME LILY TOMLIN (“New Queen of Comedy”)
In 1979, Americaʹs worst commercial nuclear disaster occurred inside the Unit Two reactor at the Three Mile Island plant near Middletown, Pa, as a series of human and mechanical failures caused the cooling system to malfunction, resulting in damage to the reactorʹs core and the leakage of radioactivty into the atmosphere. Residents are forced to evacuate after a nuclear meltdown.
In 1980, “Cars” by Gary Numan entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1980, “Rarities” album by The Beatles was released
In 1981, on the cover of TV Guide: “Johnny Carson (caption: The Most Powerful Man in Television)”. Other Articles: Photogenic Food.
In 1984, 03 x 28 = 84
In 1985, in an early April Fools joke, the April 1 issue of Sports Illustrated contains a fictitious article about a Mets pitching prospect named Sidd Finch, whose fastball has been timed at 168 miles per hour. Author George Plimpton offers bogus quotes from real-life members of the Mets, as well as several staged photos, and fools readers nationwide.
In 1985, The April 1 issue of Sports Illustrated contains a fictitious article about a Mets pitching prospect named Sidd Finch, whose fastball has been timed at 168 miles per hour. Author George Plimpton offers bogus quotes from real-life members of the Mets, as well as several staged photos, and fools readers nationwide.
In 1992, 6th American Comedy Award: Cathy Ladman, Judy Watkins, Billy Crystal.
In 1993, Harry Shearer and Judith Owen wed.
In 1993, the Thirteenth Annual Razzie Awards were presented. WORST PICTURE: SHINING THROUGH (20th Century-Fox) Howard Rosenman and Carol Baum, producers. WORST ACTOR: Sylvester Stallone, “STOP! OR MY MOM WILL SHOOT!” WORST ACTRESS: Melanie Griffith, SHINING THROUGH and A STRANGER AMONG US. WORST SUPPORTING ACTOR: Tom Selleck (as King Ferdinand of Spain!) CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS: THE DISCOVERY. WORST SUPPORTING ACTRESS: Estelle Getty, “STOP! OR MY MOM WILL SHOOT!” WORST DIRECTOR: David Seltzer, SHINING THROUGH. WORST SCREENPLAY: SHINING THROUGH. WORST NEW STAR: Pauly Shore, ENCINO MAN. WORST 'ORIGINAL' SONG: “High Times, Hard Times” from NEWSIES.
In 1995, “Dr. Demento Gooses Mother” was released on Rhino.
In 1998, The Indiana Pacers set an NBA record for futility since the advent of the 24-second clock, losing to the San Antonio Spurs, 74-55. The Pacers, playing without Rik Smits and Reggie Miller, shot just 27 percent from the floor and had nine points in the fourth period. The previous low was 57 set three times, the last by the Orlando Magic against Cleveland on December 4, 1996. Indiana also matched the league record for fewest points in a second half with 21, set by Miami at Atlanta on November 15, 1996. The combined point total of 129 points was the third lowest since the 24-second clock was introduced in the 1954-55 season.
In 1999, FOX has the same old story: boy freezes himself in cryogenics lab; boy meets girl with one eye in the year 3,000! Boy becomes delivery boy for his great-great-great-great (etc.) nephew, and lollygags with surly bending robot. Dick Clark and Leonard Nimoy are guest voices on the very first “Futurama,” created by Matt Groening.
In 2001, “My Wife and Kids” premiered on ABC
In 2084, 03 x 28 = 84