🎵Elaine Spanky MacFarlane -- is 75 in the year 2017 and 76 in the year 2018; b.6/19/1942
Songwriter, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Peoria, IL
Group Names: Spanky & Our Gang (lead, not the Hal Roach group Little Rascals guys), The New Mamas & the Papas
🎵Macklemore -- is 34 in the year 2017 and 35 in the year 2018; b.6/19/1983
Rap Music Performer
Group Names: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
Song Titles: Thrift Store
🎭💻🎮Geoff Ramsey -- is 42 in the year 2017 and 43 in the year 2018; b.6/19/1975 N.S.
Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Internet Video Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Red vs. Blue
Video Games: Halo 3
🎭🎵Phylicia Rashad -- is 69 in the year 2017 and 70 in the year 2018; b.6/19/1948
Vegetarian, Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Houston, TX; Ahmad's wife, Debbie's sister, RLN:Ayers-Allen
TV Shows: Little Bill, The Cosby Show (as Clair Huxtable), Cosby (as Ruthie Lucas)
Movie Titles: Creed
🎭🎮Bumper Robinson -- is 43 in the year 2017 and 44 in the year 2018; b.6/19/1974
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Ben 10: Omniverse (as Rook Blonko), Webster, Night Court, Family Matters (as Daniel), Grown Ups (as Marcus), Sabrina the Teenage Witch (as James), Avengers Assemble (as Falcon)
Movie Titles: Enemy Mine, Brother Bear
Video Games: Star Wars (series), Marvel Heroes, Smurfs (series), Ben 10 Omniverse (series), Batman: Arkham Orgins (series), Lego Batman (series), Fallout (series), Lego Dimensions (series), Skylanders (series), Disney Infinity (series), Infinite Crisis
✍Rosie Shuster -- is 67 in the year 2017 and 68 in the year 2018; b.6/19/1950
Screen/Scriptwriter, Comedy Writer, Canadian
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (writer and sometime extra player 1970s-80s), Bob and Margaret (writer)
🎭Kathleen Turner -- is 63 in the year 2017 and 64 in the year 2018; b.6/19/1954
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Springfield, MO
TV Shows: The Simpsons (as Stacy Lovell)
Movie Titles: The Virgin Suicides, Marley and Me, Peggy Sue Got Married, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Midsummer Night's Dream, Body Heat, Romancing the Stone, Jewel of the Nile, Prizzi's Honor, Who Framed Roger Rabbit (as the voice of Jessica Rabbit)
🎭Aidan Turner -- is 34 in the year 2017 and 35 in the year 2018; b.6/19/1983
Names/Places: not to be confused with Aiden Turner (born in 1977)
TV Shows: Being Human, Poldark (as Ross Poldark)
Movie Titles: The Hobbit (series), The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
✍🎭🎵Pat Buttram -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/19/1917 d.1/8/1994 (78)
Comedy Writer, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Country Singer
Misc: Cowboy Actor; Gene Autry's sidekick; a favorite Hollywood toastmaster
TV Shows: Green Acres (as Mister Eustace Charleton Haney)
🎭🎵Charlie Drake -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/19/1925 d.12/23/2006 (81)
Comedian, Singer, English
Song Titles: Splish Splash, My Boomerang Won't Come Back
🎵Lester Raymond Flatt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/19/1914 d.5/11/1979 (64)
Hall of Famer, Mandolin, Country Singer/Guitarist, Bluegrass Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Overton County, TN
Misc: b. June 14 or 28?
Song Titles: The Ballad of Jed Clampett (with Earl Scruggs)
🎭"Moe" Howard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/19/1897 d.5/4/1975 (77)
Movie Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn, N.Y.; RN:Moses Horwitz; Curly's & Shemp's brother
Movie Titles: The Three Stooges (as Moe)
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🎵🎷Dave Lambert -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/19/1917 d.10/3/1966 (49)
Group Names: Hendricks, Lambert & Ross
🎵Jeffrey Moss -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/19/1942 d.9/24/1998 (56)
Misc: d. Sep 25?
Song Titles: Rubber Duckie (songwriter), I Love Trash (songwriter)
TV Shows: Sesame Street (co-founder of the show, creator of The Cookie Monster and Oscar the Grouch)
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🎭Hope Sansberry -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/19/1894 d.12/14/1990 (96)
TV Shows: The Phil Silvers Show
🎭Barry Took -- Birth Anniversary -- b.6/19/1928 d.3/31/2002 (73)
Misc: one of Britain's most famous comedians and comic writers who helped produce such shows as "Monty Python's Flying Circus", had an unusually long career as a standup comic, radio scriptwriter writer, television executive and film critic.
🎭Jean Arthur -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/17/1905 d.6/19/1991 (90)
Movie Actress, Comedienne
Names/Places: RN:Gladys Georgianna Greene
Misc: 1930s & 40s movie comedies; some say b. in 1900 or 1908
TV Shows: Jean Arthur Show (as Patricia)
Movie Titles: Mr. Deeds Goes to Town, You Can't Take It With You, Mr. Smith Goes To Washington
✍🎭Phil Austin -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/6/1941 d.6/19/2015 (74)
Group Names: Firesign Theater
🎭Coluche -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/28/1944 d.6/19/1986 (41)
🎭Roger Delgado -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/1/1918 d.6/19/1973 (55)
Misc: d. June 18?
TV Shows: The Adventures of Sir Francis Drake, Dr. Who (Master)
🎵Bobby Helms -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/15/1933 d.6/19/1997 (63)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Country-Pop Performer
Misc: was the first singer to tie in Christmas with rock 'n roll despite David Letterman's objections; some say b. 1935
Song Titles: Jingle Bell Rock
🎭Ed Wynn -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/9/1886 d.6/19/1966 (79)
TV/Radio Actor, Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host
Names/Places: RN:Isaiah Edwin Leopold; Keenan's dad
Misc: 1910-20s vaudevillian, 30s radio (as the Texaco Fire Chief)
TV Shows: The Ed Wynn Show
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In 1940, The "Mickey Mouse" comic strip is published containing a small swastika in the last panel of the strip.
In 1943, "Shiek Of Arahy" Makes The Pop Chart by Spike Jones & the City Slickers; will peak at #19.
In 1954, Tasmanian Devil, Cartoon Character, debut in 'Devil May Hare' by Warner Bros.
In 1956, Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin announce they are breaking up their comedic partnership after sixteen films together. Lewis is reportedly fed up with being the butt of Martin's jokes.
In 1961, R.C., "Little Egypt (Ying-Yang)" by The Coasters peaked at #23 on the pop singles chart.
In 1966, actor-comedian Ed Wynn, 79, died in Beverly Hills, California.
In 1971, Jerry Reed lights up the #1 position on the Billboard country chart with "When You're Hot, You're Hot"
In 1973, "Frankenstein" single by the Edgar Winter Group was certified Gold by the RIAA
In 1973, the stage production "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" opens at London's Royal Court Theatre. The movie, starring Tim Curry, debuts in 1975. It was on TV for the first time in 1993.
In 1976, on the cover of TV Guide: "Louise Lasser of Mary Hartman". Other Articles: Sylvia Chase
In 1978, America's favorite lasagna-loving cat, Garfield, created by Jim Davis (not Jock Ewing of Dallas), first appeared in newspapers as a comic strip.
In 1978, Garfield, created by Jim Davis, debuts in forty American newspapers. Lazy lasagna-lovers rejoice.
In 1981, "Double Dutch Bus (12")" single by Frankie Smith was certified Gold
In 1981, Heaviest known orange (2.5 kg) exhibited, Nelspruit, S Africa.
In 1984, "Weird Al" Yankovic gave a free live performance at the Del Mar Fair in Del Mar (San Diego) CA. David Tanny made a rare visit to any concert event that night cause he's cheap (D.T. that is).
In 1985, Take heart, duffers! Angelo Spagnolo shot an incredible 257 -- that's two-hundred, fifty-seven strokes -- to win the Worst Avid Golfer's Tournament held at Ponte Vedra, FL on this day. He earned the title of America's Worst Recreational Hacker for the effort. He lost 60 golf balls, got a 66 on the 17th hold, and hit 27 balls into the water!
In 1987, Ben & Jerry Ice Cream & Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia announce new Ice Cream flavor, Cherry Garcia.
In 1988, In Santa Barbara, CA, a team of 32 divers finish cycling underwater on a standard tricycle, to complete 116.66 mi in 75 hrs 20 mins.
In 1988, World's Largest Sausage is Completed at 13 1/8 miles long.
In 1992, "Batman Returns", Motion Picture, opened with $47.7 million for the weekend with a record breaking $16.8 million in its first day. It starred Michael Keaton, Danny Devito, and Michelle Pfeiffer.
In 1998, on One Life to Live, Todd tried to find out who killed Georgie by holding hostages in the Buchanan lodge while wearing dynamite around his chest. What a loony!
In 2003, "Weird Al" Yankovic kicked off his Poodle Hat tour in Del Mar, California.
In 2005, "12 oz. Mouse" began airing on Adult Swim
In 2013, "The Soup Investigates" began airing on E!