🎭Denny Dillon -- is 67 in the year 2018 and 68 in the year 2019; b.5/18/1951
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (1980-81), Women in Prison (as Meg Bando), Dream On
Movie Titles: Ice Age, United 93, Saturday Night Fever
🎭Tina Fey -- is 48 in the year 2018 and 49 in the year 2019; b.5/18/1970
Actress, Comedienne, Producer
Book Titles: Bossypants
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live, 30 Rock (as Liz Lemon), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (creator and as Andrea Bayden and Marcia Clark)
Movie Titles: Mean Girls, Baby Mama
🎭Dwayne Hickman -- is 84 in the year 2018 and 85 in the year 2019; b.5/18/1934
TV/Movie Actor, TV Executive, Director
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; Darryl's brother
Misc: some say b. 1931
TV Shows: Bob Cummings Show (as Chuck MacDonald), The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (star), Clueless (as Tripp Mariens)
Movie Titles: Cat Ballou, A Night at the Roxbury
🎭🎵Robert (Singer B. 1931) Morse -- is 87 in the year 2018 and 88 in the year 2019; b.5/18/1931 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Newton, MA
Misc: stage: Truman Capote
TV Shows: Mad Men (as Bertram Cooper)
Movie Titles: How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
✍🎵🎸Mark Mothersbaugh -- is 68 in the year 2018 and 69 in the year 2019; b.5/18/1950
Author, Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Synthesizer, New Wave Musician
Misc: voice of P.G.M.
Group Names: Devo
🎨Don Martin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1931 d.1/7/2000 (68)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: MAD's maddest cartoonist; longtime Mad magazine cartoonist who drew an assortment of wild-haired characters, punctuating the grotesque action with wacky words like SPLOP! and POIT!!; later worked at Cracked in 1987
🎭Pernell Roberts -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1928 d.1/24/2010 (81)
TV Actor, TV Host
Names/Places: b. in Waycross, GA
Misc: some say b. in 1928
TV Shows: Bonanza (as Adam Cartwright), Trapper John MD (as Dr. John McIntyre aka Trapper John), FBI:The Untold Stories (narrator)
🎵Larry Wayne Stevens -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1939 N.S. d.7/17/2016 N.S. (77)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Gospel Singer, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: aka Gary Sanford Paxton
Group Names: Skip and Flip, The Hollywood Argyles
Song Titles: Alley Oop (producer and singer for The Hollywood Argyles), Monster Mash (producer for Bobby "Boris" Pickett)
🎭🎵Liam Sullivan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.5/18/1923 N.S. d.4/19/1998 N.S. (74)
Actor, Comedian, Singer
TV Shows: The Monroes (as Maj. Mapoy)
🎭🎮Wayne Allwine -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/7/1947 N.S. d.5/18/2009 N.S. (62)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Misc: voice of Mickey Mouse
TV Shows: New Mickey Mouse Club, Bonkers, Mickey's Fun Songs, Mickey Mouse Works, House of Mouse, Mickey Mouse Clubhouse
Movie Titles: The Great Mouse Detective, The Prince and the Pauper, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Mickey's Christmas Carol, A Goofy Movie, Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas, The Lion King 1 1/2, Mickey's Twice Upon a Christmas
Video Games: My Disney Kitchen, Mickey's Speedway USA, Kingdom Hearts (series), Disney Sports (series), Toontown Online, Disney Think Fast
🎭Andy Clyde -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/25/1892 d.5/18/1967 (75)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Scotish
TV Shows: The Tall Man (as Pa McBean), Hopaling Cassidy (as California), The Real McCoys (as George MacMichael), Lassie (as Cully Wilson), No Time for Sergeants (as Grandpa Jim Anderson)
Movie Titles: Dora's Dunking Doughnuts, Leather Burners, Super-Hooper-Dyne
🎭Elizabeth Montgomery -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/15/1933 d.5/18/1995 (62)
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; Robert's daughter
TV Shows: Robert Montgomery Presents (player), Bewitched (as Samantha Stephens & cousin Serena)
🎭Arthur O'Connell -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/29/1908 d.5/18/1981 (73)
TV Shows: Mr. Peepers (as Mr. Hansen)
🎭Joseph Pevney -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/15/1911 d.5/18/2008 (96)
Misc: directed some of the most popular Star Trek TOS episodes as well as TV from 60s to 80s
🎭🎵🏆Skip Stephenson -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/18/1940 d.5/18/1992 (52)
Actor, Comedian, TV Host, Announcer, Singer, Sportscaster
Names/Places: b. in Omaha, Ne.
TV Shows: Real People
🎭🎵John William "Bubbles" Sublett -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/19/1902 N.S. d.5/18/1986 N.S. (84)
Movie Actor, Comedian, Tap Dancer, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: RN:John William Sublett
Misc: of Buck and Bubbles
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In 1951, The Pluto film, “Plutopia” is released. Mickey Mouse also appears.
In 1959, R.C., “Castin' My Spell” by The Johnny Otis Show peaked at #52 on the pop singles chart.
In 1959, R.C., “Judy” by David Seville peaked at #86 on the pop singles chart.
In 1959, R.C., “Russian Band Stand” by Spencer and Spencer peaked at #91 on the pop singles chart.
In 1963, R.C., “If You Wanna Be Happy” by Jimmy Soul peaked at #1 on the pop singles chart.
In 1963, the Kingsmen cut “Louie, Louie”
In 1965, Gene Roddenberry suggests 16 names including Kirk for Star Trek Capt.
In 1968, Tiny Timʹs warbly “Tiptoe through the Tulips” was released. An eventual top twenty hit, “Tiptoe” was a remake of a number one hit for Nick Lucas in 1929.
In 1968, “Yummy Yummy Yummy” by Ohio Express entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1972, “Me And The Chimp”, TV Comedy; last aired on CBS. Iʹll admit it: it was no Lancelot Link!
In 1974, R.C., “The Streak” by Ray Stevens peaked at #1 on the pop singles chart. “The Streak” started a 3-week run. The novelty tune by Ray Stevens, was about people running “nekkid” where they shouldnʹt be “nekkid”, like, in public. It was the second number one hit for the comedian who made numerous appearances on the “Andy Williams” TV show in the late 1960s, as well as his own show in the summer of 1970. His first number one hit, just prior to “The Streak” was “Everything Is Beautiful”. Both songs won gold records, as did his comedic “Gitarzan”, a top ten hit in 1969. Stevens has been the top novelty recording artist of the past three decades. “Booga-da, booga, da!”
In 1975, TVʹS “CHER” Musical Guests: HUDSON BROTHERS
In 1985, R.C., “One Night In Bangkok” by Murray Head peaked at #3 on the pop singles chart.
In 1986, Chung Kwung Ying did 2,750 “atomic” hand-stand push-ups.
In 1990, CBS opts to “Return To Green Acres” with a TV movie reuniting all the Hooterville oddballs (that are still alive). CBS promotes the show with a bizarre print ad spoofing the film “Poltergeist” with Arnold the pig standing on his hind legs in front of a television, squealing “Theyʹre back!”
In 1993, President Clinton received a haircut, which reportedly cost $200, while Air Force One sat on a runway at Los Angeles International Airport for an hour, tying up other planes.
In 1995, 05 x 18 = 90
In 1995, actress Elizabeth Montgomery (TVʹs “Bewitched”) died of colon cancer at her home in Beverly Hills, California; she was 63.
In 2095, 05 x 18 = 90