🎭🎮Ned Beatty -- is 80 in the year 2017 and 81 in the year 2018; b.7/6/1937
TV/Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Names/Places: b. in Louisville, KY
TV Shows: Szysznyk (as Nick), Homicide (as Stanley Bolander)
Movie Titles: Toy Story (series), Rango, Superman (1978), Deliverance, Network, Sweet Land
Video Games: Toy Story (series)
💰🎵Gene Chandler -- is 80 in the year 2017 and 81 in the year 2018; b.7/6/1937
Executive, Music Producer, Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago; RN:Eugene Dixon
Misc: AP says b. 1940
Song Titles: Duke of Earl
🎵Richard "Rik" Elswitt -- is 72 in the year 2017 and 73 in the year 2018; b.7/6/1945
Group Names: Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show
🎭🎮🎵Grant Goodeve -- is 65 in the year 2017 and 66 in the year 2018; b.7/6/1952
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, Gospel Singer, Novelty Singer
Names/Places: b. in New Haven, CT
Misc: occasional Bob Rivers Comedy Corp novelty singer
TV Shows: Eight is Enough (as David Bradford), Dynasty (as Chris Deegan), Rituals, Northern Exposure (as Rick occasion who died when hit by a falling satellite), 7th Heaven (as Captain Jack Smith)
Movie Titles: Team Fortress 2, License to Drive
Video Games: F.E.A.R. (series), Team Fortress (series), Star Fox: Assault
🎭Kevin Hart -- is 38 in the year 2017 and 39 in the year 2018; b.7/6/1979
Actor, Comedian, Producer
Movie Titles: Ride Along, The Wedding Ringer, Get Hard
✍🎭🎵Brian Posehn -- is 51 in the year 2017 and 52 in the year 2018; b.7/6/1966
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Musician
Misc: Just Shoot Me
Movie Titles: Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, The Devil's Rejects, Surf's Up, Brother Bear
✍🎭Jennifer Saunders -- is 59 in the year 2017 and 60 in the year 2018; b.7/6/1958
Writer, Screen/Scriptwriter, TV Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress, English
TV Shows: French and Saunders, Absolutely Fabulous (as Edina Monsoon)
Movie Titles: Shrek 2
✍🎭Sylvester Stallone -- is 71 in the year 2017 and 72 in the year 2018; b.7/6/1946
Writer, Movie Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City; FN:Michael; The Italian Stallion
Misc: worst actor of the 1980s; co-owner of Planet Hollywood restaurants
Movie Titles: Bananas, Lords of Flatbush, F.I.S.T., Victory, Prisoner of 2nd Ave., Capone, Farewell My Lovely, Cannonball, Death Race 2000, Rocky I,II,III,IV,& V, Nighthawks, Victory, First Blood, Rhinestone, Rambo: First Blood II & III, Cobra, Over the Top, Lock Up, Tango & Cash, Cliffhanger, Judge Dredd, Daylight, Driven, Rocky Balboa
🎭🎮Jeremy Suarez -- is 27 in the year 2017 and 28 in the year 2018; b.7/6/1990
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Bernie Mac Show (as Jordan Thompkins)
Movie Titles: Angry Vide Game Nerd: The Movie, Brother Bear, Jerry Maguire, Zambezia
Video Games: Brother Bear
🎭Burt Ward -- is 72 in the year 2017 and 73 in the year 2018; b.7/6/1945
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; RN:Bert John Gervais Jr.
TV Shows: Batman (as Dick Grayson & Robin the Boy Wonder)
🎭Sebastian Cabot -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/6/1918 d.8/22/1977 (59)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Narrator, English
TV Shows: Checkmate, Suspense, Family Affair (as Mr. Giles French), Ghost Story (as Winston Essex)
⛪🎭🎵Merv Griffin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/6/1925 d.8/12/2007 (82)
Hall of Famer, Roman Catholic, Game Show Host, TV Talk Show Host, TV Producer, Singer
Names/Places: b. in San Mateo, California
Song Titles: I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts
TV Shows: The Merv Griffin Show (host), Play Your Hunch, Wheel of Fortune (creator), Jeopardy! (creator)
🎭🎵🎸Bill Haley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/6/1925 d.2/9/1981 (55)
Hall of Famer, Movie Actor, Composer, Guitarist, Bandleader, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in Highland Park, MI; RN:William John Clifton Haley Jr.
Misc: the first rock and roll singer
Group Names: Bill Haley and the Comets (lead)
Song Titles: (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock, "Shake, Rattle and Roll", See You Later Alligator
🎭Pat Paulsen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/6/1927 d.4/24/1997 (69)
Misc: presidential candidate under the S.T.A.G. (Straight Talking American Government) Party
TV Shows: The Smothers Brothers Show (in several of their series), Pat Paulsen's Half a Comedy Hour
⚖🎭Nancy Reagan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/6/1921 d.3/6/2016 N.S. (94)
First Lady, Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Anne Frances Nancy Robbins Davis Reagan; Ronald's wife
Misc: She says she was born in 1923; 2 years older is correct
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🎭William Schallert -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/6/1922 d.5/8/2016 N.S. (93)
Misc: guested on many series TV shows
TV Shows: Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (as Mr. Leander Pomfritt), Patty Duke Show (as Martin Lane), Nancy Walker Show, Hardy Boys (as Carson Drew), Nancy Drew Mysteries (as Carson Drew), Little Women, Ike, New Gidget (as Russ Lawrence), Torkelsons (as Wesley Hodges)
Movie Titles: Innerspace, In the Heat of the Night (1967)
🎵Jack Yellen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/6/1892 d.4/17/1991 (98)
Lyricist, Songwriter, Polish
Misc: wrote more than 130 popular songs such as Happy Days Are Here Again and Ain't She Sweet
🎵🎷Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/4/1901 d.7/6/1971 (69)
Hall of Famer, Cornetist, Bandleader, Jazz Singer, Jazz Trumpeter
Names/Places: aka Pops; RN:Daniel Louis; wed 6x's
Misc: New Orleans jazzman; not 7-4-00 acc to baptist papers, baptized Aug 25; originatd the "scat" vocal
Song Titles: Hello Dolly
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🎵Benny Bell -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/21/1906 d.7/6/1999 (93)
Names/Places: RLN: Sandberg
Song Titles: Shaving Cream (Paul Wynn actually sang vocals), Ikey and Mikey, Everyone Wants My Fann
🎭🏆Joan Boocock Lee -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1921 N.S. or ??/??/1922 N.S. d.7/6/2017 N.S. (0)
Cartoon Voice Actress, Model, English
Names/Places: Stan Lee's wife
TV Shows: Spider-Man, Fantastic Four
🎭Joe Evans Brown -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/28/1892 d.7/6/1973 (80)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
Misc: Top 1930s-40s impish star
🎨⚛Dr. Nicholas Dallis -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/15/1911 d.7/6/1991 (79)
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Psychiatrist
Misc: creator of Judge Parker, Rex Morgan M.D., & Apartment 3-G
🎭Eric Douglas -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/21/1958 d.7/6/2004 (46)
Names/Places: Anne & Kirk's son
🎨🎭Buddy Ebsen -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/2/1908 d.7/6/2003 (95)
Painter, TV/Movie Actor, Tap Dancer
Names/Places: b. in Belleville, Il.; RFN:Christian Rudolph Jr.
Misc: was going to be The Wizard of Oz's Tin Man but had to drop out of the movie due to health problems
TV Shows: Corky and White Shadow, The Beverly Hillbillies (as Jed Clampett), Barnaby Jones (star), Matt Houston (as Roy Houston), Davy Crockett
🎭Kasey Rogers -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/15/1926 d.7/6/2006 (79)
TV Shows: Bewitched (as Louise Tate)
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In 1943, Judy Canova, the 'Queen of the Hillbillies' began a weekly comedy show this night on CBS Radio.
In 1946, Actor Sylvester Stallone, best known for his tough-guy roles as a boxer and mercenary in the "Rocky" and "Rambo" film franchises, respectively, born.
In 1946, George W. Bush, elected president of the United States of America in 2000, born.
In 1949, a freak heat wave sent the central coast of Portugal to 158 degrees F for 2 minutes.
In 1956, "Ethel And Albert", TV Comedy; last aired on ABC.
In 1957, the Bugs Bunny cartoon "What's Opera, Doc?" was released in the movie theaters in USA.
In 1963, R.C., "On Top Of Spaghetti" by Tom Glazer & the Do-Re-Mi Children's Chorus peaked at #14 on the pop singles chart.
In 1968, COVER OF "ROLLING STONE" TINY TIM
In 1968, on the cover of TV Guide: "Barbara Eden of I Dream of Jeannie". Other Articles: Alejandro Ray, Johnny Carson
In 1968, R.C., "Here Come The Judge" by The Magistrates peaked at #54 on the pop singles chart.
In 1968, R.C., "Here Comes The Judge" by Shorty Long peaked at #8 on the pop singles chart.
In 1971, "The Don Knotts Show", TV Variety; last aired on NBC.
In 1973, "The Dating Game", TV Game Show; last aired on ABC; also ran in syndication 1973, 77-80, 86, 88.
In 1974, on the cover of TV Guide: "Lucille Ball" with the caption "End of an era: Lucy bows out after 23 years". Other Articles: Wimbledon, Japanese TV
In 1974, R.C., "Mr. President" by Dickie Goodman peaked at #73 on the pop singles chart.
In 1979, "The B-52's" album by B-52's was released
In 1979, Composer, arranger and producer Van McCoy dies of a heart attack. His biggest mark in the music biz was "The Hustle". It turned out to be the biggest dance-craze record of the decade. He was 38.
In 1981, COVER OF PEOPLE CHRISTOPHER REEVE (starring that summer in "SUPERMAN II"). Dickie Goodman later did an "interview" with Superman on his 45 single.
In 1985, on the cover of TV Guide: "cast of Cheers". Other Articles: Dr. Ruth, Cagney and Lacey
In 1985, R.C., "Sussudio" by Phil Collins peak-peak-pe-pe-peaked at #1 on the pop singles chart. David Letterman kept wondering what the word meant, so he invited Phil over to his Late Night show on NBC and asked him "What the heck is the deal?" Phil replies that it was a word he just made up. Imagine selling millions of copies of a song whose title was simply a made-up word!
In 1990, "Jetsons the Movie" with Tiffany, was released in movie theaters in the U.S.A. Why, I don't know. No, not the Jetson's release, why was Tiffany in it???
In 1991, "Doctor Doctor", TV Comedy; last aired on CBS.
In 1991, R.C., "Gypsy Woman (She's Homeless)" by Crystal Waters peaked at #9 on the pop singles chart. La da dee, la de da, la da dee, la de da, la da dee, la de da, la da dee, .David Tanny is homeless if he doesn't get paid as well.
In 1994, "Whammy!" album by B-52's was certified Gold by the RIAA. Took long enough, eh?
In 1994, the 1993 movie "The Beverly Hillbillies" was released in the movie theaters in France.
In 1994, the movie "Forrest Gump" was released in the movie theaters in USA.
In 1995, the movie "Batman Forever" was released in the movie theaters in Chile.
In 1997, the rover Sojourner rolled down a ramp from the Mars Pathfinder lander onto the Martian landscape to begin inspecting the soil and rocks of the Red Planet. No, living Martian beings weren't found. Darn!
In 1998, singing cowboy star Roy Rogers died in Apple Valley, California, at age 86.
In 2002, Serena Williams beat older sister Venus 7-6 (4), 6-3 to win her first Wimbledon title and second straight Grand Slam tournament in another meaning-less sister vs. sister tennis final match. Somebody wish to write a song about it?
In 2003, Actor Buddy Ebsen died in Torrance, Calif., at age 95.
In 2005, "Mind of Mencia" began airing on Comedy Central
In 2009, In the most lopsided loss in franchise history, the Reds are routed by the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park, 22-1. The previous dubious mark was a 20-run differential, which was established in 1892 when the Reds lost, 26-6, also to Philadelphia.
In 2015, "Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales" began airing on Disney XD
In 2042, 07 x 06 = 42