✍💰🎭Marshall Brodien -- is 84 in the year 2017 and 85 in the year 2018; b.7/10/1933 N.S.
Author, Entrepreneur, Magician
Misc: TV Magic Cards (renamed Svengali deck) creator; wikipedia says b. in 1934, but on Marshall's Facebook page, it suggests b. in 1933
Book Titles: The Magical Life of Marshall Brodien
TV Shows: WGN-TV's Bozo's Circus and The Bozo Show (as Wizzo the wizard clown 1968-1994)
🎭🎵Adrian Grenier -- is 41 in the year 2017 and 42 in the year 2018; b.7/10/1976
Actor, Producer/Director, Musician
Names/Places: pron grehn-YAY!
TV Shows: Entourage (as Vincent Chase)
Movie Titles: The Devil Wears Prada, Drive Me Crazy, Entourage, Cecil B. DeMented (Don't forget to...um...B. DeMented!)
🎵Arlo Guthrie -- is 70 in the year 2017 and 71 in the year 2018; b.7/10/1947
Songwriter, Folk Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; Woody's son
Song Titles: Alice's Restaraunt and Massacre Revisited singer, City of New Orleans
✍🎵🎸Greg Kihn -- is 67 in the year 2017 and 68 in the year 2018; b.7/10/1950
Novelist, Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Greg Kihn Band, soloist
Song Titles: The Breakup Song (They Don't Write 'Em), Testify, Jeopardy (singer which had nothing to do with the game show of the same name, until "Weird Al" parodied his song with Greg appearing at the end of the video), Lucky
Album Titles: Rockihnroll, Kihntinued, Kihnspiracy, Khintageous, Citizen Kihn
🎭Alec Mapa -- is 52 in the year 2017 and 53 in the year 2018; b.7/10/1965
Actor, TV Host, Producer
TV Shows: Ugly Betty (as Suzuki St. Pierre), Half and Half (as Adam), The Gossip Queens
Movie Titles: Marley and Me, You Don't Mess with the Zohan
🎭Isabella Melling -- is 28 in the year 2017 and 29 in the year 2018; b.7/10/1989 N.S.
TV Shows: My Parents Are Aliens (as Wendy Richardson)
🎭Eddie Murphy Jr. -- is 28 in the year 2017 and 29 in the year 2018; b.7/10/1989
Names/Places: Eddie's son
🎭🎵Thomas Ian Nicholas -- is 37 in the year 2017 and 38 in the year 2018; b.7/10/1980
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer/Director, Singer, Musician
TV Shows: Party of Five (in eight episodes), Gormiti (as various voices)
Movie Titles: American Pie, American Pie 2, American Reunion, American Wedding
🎭🏆🏒Wyatt Russell -- is 31 in the year 2017 and 32 in the year 2018; b.7/10/1986
Actor, NHL Player
Names/Places: Goldie Hawn & Kurt Russell's son
Movie Titles: 22 Jump Street, Cowboys and Aliens, Everybody Wants Some!!, We Are What We Are
🎭🎵Jessica Simpson -- is 37 in the year 2017 and 38 in the year 2018; b.7/10/1980
Actress, Producer/Director, Pop Singer
TV Shows: That '70s Show (as Annette in three episodes), Dukes of Hazzard (2005), Employee of the Month
🎭🎮Phyllis Smith -- is 66 in the year 2017 and 67 in the year 2018; b.7/10/1951
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Video Game Voice Actress
Misc: Casting Director
TV Shows: Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman (casting), The Office (as Phyllis Vance)
Movie Titles: Inside Out, Bad Teacher
Video Games: Disney Infinity 3.0
🎭Sofía Vergara -- is 45 in the year 2017 and 46 in the year 2018; b.7/10/1972
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Colombian
TV Shows: Modern Family (as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett)
Movie Titles: Happy Feet (series), Four Brothers, Chef, The Smurfs
🎭Mills Watson -- is 77 in the year 2017 and 78 in the year 2018; b.7/10/1940
TV Shows: Gunsmoke (guest actor), The Rockford Files (guest actor), BJ & the Bear (as Deputy Perkins, also on The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo), Harper Valley PTA (as Winslow Homer "Uncle Buster" Smith)
Movie Titles: Papillon, Cujo, Up in Smoke
🎵Cheryl Wheeler -- is 66 in the year 2017 and 67 in the year 2018; b.7/10/1951
Songwriter, Folk Singer
✍🎭🎵Ian Whitcomb -- is 76 in the year 2017 and 77 in the year 2018; b.7/10/1941
Author, Actor, Music Producer, Songwriter, Ukelele, Pop Singer, English
Song Titles: You Turn Me On (Turn On Song)
🎭🎮Gwendoline Yeo -- is 40 in the year 2017 and 41 in the year 2018; b.7/10/1977
Actress, Video Game Voice Actress, Singaporian
TV Shows: Wolverine and the X-Men, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Desperate Housewives
Movie Titles: The Invincible Iron Man
Video Games: Deadpool, BioShock Infinite (series), Lego's Marvel Adventures (series), Call of Duty (series), Final Fantasy (series), Far Cry (series), God of War (series), Mass Effect, Syphon Filter (series), Kingdom Hearts (series)
🎭Roger Abbott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/10/1946 d.3/26/2011 (64)
Group Names: The Royal Canadian Air Farce
🎭Dennis Allen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/10/1940 d.12/1/1995 (55)
TV Shows: Laugh In
🎵🎸Ronnie James Dio -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/10/1942 d.5/16/2010 (67)
Songwriter, Heavy Metal Singer
Misc: his logo upside down looks like "DEVIL"
Group Names: Deep Purple, Black Sabbath, Rainbow, soloist
✍📰Finley Peter Dunne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/10/1867 d.4/24/1936 (68)
Misc: created Mr. Dooley
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🎭Ron Glass -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/10/1945 d.11/25/2016 N.S. (71)
Names/Places: b. in Evansville, IN
TV Shows: Barney Miller (as Det. Ron Harris), New Odd Couple (as Felix Unger), Mr. Rhodes (as Ronald Felcher), Firefly (as Shepherd Book)
Movie Titles: Serenity, Lakeview Terrace, Death at a Funeral
🎨✍🎭Fred Gwynne -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/10/1926 d.7/2/1993 (66)
Illustrator, Children's Author, TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RFMN:Frederick Hubbard
TV Shows: Car 54 Where Are You? (as Off. Francis Muldoon), The Munsters (as Herman Munster)
Movie Titles: My Cousin Vinny
🎭🏆🥊Jake LaMotta -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/10/1922 d.9/19/2017 N.S. (95)
Hall of Famer, Stage Actor, Comedian, Boxer
Names/Places: NN:The Raging Bull
Misc: middleweight boxing champ (1949-51) turned stand-up comedian in later years; some say b. 1921
Movie Titles: The Hustler, Raging Bull (he was depicted by Robert De Niro in the film)
🎭Jerry Nelson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/10/1934 d.8/23/2012 (78)
TV Shows: The Muppet Show (as Dr. Strangepork, Floyd, Pops, Lew Zealand)
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🎨Joseph "Joe" Shuster -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/10/1914 d.7/30/1992 (78)
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Canadian
Misc: co-creator with Jerry Siegel of "Superman" which first appeared in June 1938 Action Comics, moved to Cleveland, teamed up with Siegel at Glenville High School, Toronto, Canada
📰🎵Jumpin' Gene Simmons -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/10/1933 d.8/29/2006 (73)
Publisher, Novelty Singer
Song Titles: Haunted House
🎨Reg Smythe -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/10/1917 d.6/13/1998 (80)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: creator of Andy Capp
🎭Slim Summerville -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/10/1892 d.1/5/1946 (53)
Movie Titles: Keystone Kops
🎭🎵Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/30/1908 d.7/10/1989 (81)
Radio Actor, TV/Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Singer
Names/Places: b. in San Francisco
Misc: voice of Bugs Bunny, Porky Pig, Daffy Duck, Elmer Fudd, Yosemite Sam, Tweety Bird, Sylvester the Cat, Speedy Gonzales, Road Runner, Foghorn Leghorn, Pepe Le Pew, Tasmanian Devil, Marvin the Martian, Woody Woodpecker (created his voice but could not work for Lantz), The Frito Bandito; Epitaph: That's all folks! (note: He played Fudd after Arthur Q. Bryan passed away)
TV Shows: The Bugs Bunny Show, The Porky Pig Show, The Road Runner Show, Speed Buggy (star), The Flintstones (as Barney Rubble and Dino, also on Pebbles and Bamm Bamm, The Flintstones Comedy Hour and The Fred and Barney Show), The Jetsons (as Mr. Spacely), The Jack Benny Show (regular), Heathcliff (star), Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (as Twiki)
🎭🎵Anna Chandler -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1884 d.7/10/1957 (73)
Vaudevillaness, Singer, Mezzo-Soprano
🎭Dolphy -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/25/1928 N.S. d.7/10/2012 N.S. (83)
Names/Places: RN: Rodolfo Vera Quizon, Sr.; stage names: Dolphy, Golay, and Pidol; NN: Philippines' King of Comedy
✍Clement Clarke Moore -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/15/1779 d.7/10/1863 (83)
Author, Poet, Educator
Book Titles: Twas The Night Before Christmas
🎵🎷Ferdinand "Jelly Roll" Morton -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/20/1890 d.7/10/1941 (50)
Hall of Famer, Arranger, Composer, Pianist, Trumpeter, Bandleader, Jazz Singer
Names/Places: b. in New Orleans; MN:Joseph Le Menthe
Misc: First great composer of orchestral jazz; he said born in 1885 so he may appear older
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In 1926, actor Fred Gwynne was born in New York City. He appeared in such films as "Fatal Attraction," "Ironweed," "Pet Sematary" and "My Cousin Vinny" but Gwynne is perhaps best remembered for his starring roles in two TV sitcoms, "Car 54, Where Are You?" and "The Munsters." He died of pancreatic cancer on July 2, 1993.
In 1931, The Mickey Mouse film, "Mickey Steps Out", is completed. Pluto and Minnie Mouse also appear.
In 1947, Balladeer Arlo Guthrie is born in Coney Island, N.Y., the son of folk singer Woody Guthrie. His most famous song is the 18-minute Thanksgiving tale "Alice's Restaurant."
In 1949, the world's first practical rectangular TV tube was announced in Toledo, Ohio. The tube measured 12 by 16 inches and sold for $12. A big difference in the price of TV picture tubes today, for sure.
In 1961, R.C., "Tossin' And Turnin'" by Bobby Lewis peaked at #1 on the pop singles chart and stayed there for seven weeks.
In 1962, "Telstar 1", the first geosynchronous communications satellite, was launched from Cape Canaveral, Fla., to relay TV and telephone signals between the United States and Europe, setting the stage for far easier access to information, with much greater speed than ever felt possible. It allowed voice and video to be beamed between two places.
In 1965, "I'm Henry VIII, I Am", by Herman's Hermits entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1965, on the cover of TV Guide: "Yvonne DeCarlo and Fred Gwynne of The Munsters". Other Articles: King Family, Disney, Julie Newmar
In 1965, R.C., "Laurie (Strange Things Happen)" by Dickey Lee peaked at #14 on the pop singles chart.
In 1969, the National League was divided into two baseball divisions -- wacky as it turned out to be. For example, the Atlanta Braves were placed in the West Division, while the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs were Eastern Division teams. Cincinnati was also placed in the National League West. The Chicago Cubs sued to stay out of the west and remain in the east in the 1990s, when three divisions were formed. They ended up in the new Central division. Who was placed in the What, the What in I Dunno, I Dunno Today, Tommorrow is in Because. Why? I Dunno. He's on Third. And I don't give a darn!
In 1970, 07 x 10 = 70
In 1971, on the cover of TV Guide: "Cookie Monster". Other Articles: Sally Struthers, Mel Torme
In 1971, R.C., "Ajax Liquor Store" by Hudson & Landry peaked at #43 on the pop singles chart.
In 1971, R.C., "Do You Know What Time It Is?" by P-Nut Gallery peaked at #62 on the pop singles chart.
In 1972, "School's Out" album by Alice Cooper was certified Gold by the RIAA
In 1972, Harry Nilsson's Son of Schmilsson is released. It features George Harrison, using the name George Harrysong, and Ringo Starr, using the name Richie Snare, on some of the tracks.
In 1975, Cher filed for divorce from rocker Greg Allman on this day, just ten days after the couple had married. She said that Allman had been moonlighting with an old flame. I got you babe...not!
In 1983, if you've only seen Buddy Hackett performing his act on "The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson," you've no idea how filthy he can really be. HBO is willing to let him do his full nightclub act, "Live and Uncensored" from Merv Griffin's Resorts International in Atlantic City.
In 1985, after three and a half months of a less then enthusiastic reception for the "new" Coke and pressured by its customers, Coca-Cola Co. resumed selling old formula Coke, but announced they would continue to sell "New" Coke and call the original "Classic" Coke. You see the new coke used to be the old coke with the old formula, which is now the new formula for the new coke, then called coke. The classic coke used to not exist with the old coke's formula before the formula that was in new coke when it was still the formula for the coke before it became new. Do you understand all this? Neither do I. Let's have a Pepsi and think this over. Can you even find Coke II on store shelves these days?
In 1987, "One Way Home" album by The Hooters was released. Al Bundy liked the name of this group.
In 1989, the magnificent voice of Bugs, Daffy, Elmer Fudd (after Arthur Q. Bryan passed away), Porky Pig and countless others, said th-th-th-that's all folks. Mel Blanc died at age 81. Mel also created the voice of Woody Woodpecker for Walter Lantz, but Mel was exclusively employed by Warner Brothers and wasn't allowed to do Woody for Lantz. So Walter went on a talent search and found the perfect one, Gracie, and loved her so much he married her. Mel Blanc was also famous for Barney Rubble from The Flintstones.
In 1990, Andrew Dice Clay cried on Arsenio Hall Show.
In 1993, 8 p.m./ET "Saturday Night Live Goes Commercial" (NBC): (From 1991) Victoria Jackson and Kevin Nealon introduce commercial parodies from past seasons. Included: Robin Williams and Joe Piscopo as hockey players in a beer ad; Roseanne Arnold in a credit-card spoof; Buckwheat (Eddie Murphy) promotes his latest album.
In 1993, R.C., "Dur Dur D'Etre Bebe! (It's Tough To Be A Baby!)" by Jordy peaked at #58 on the pop singles chart.
In 1994, Fred Norris (from the Howard Stern Show) married Allison Furman.
In 2000, Ventura Misses Soap Cameo. Gov. Jesse Ventura skipped watching his cameo on the soap opera "The Young and the Restless" because he was busy talking education. "You go out, you do it, you have fun doing it," he said. "I'll see a tape of it later. I did it weeks ago. It's not fresh in my mind now." Ventura played himself on his favorite soap opera, appearing in scenes with stars Melody Thomas Scott and Eric Braeden, who plays villain industrialist Victor Newman on the CBS show. In one scene, Victor asks Ventura why he decided not to run for president. "Why don't you run with me?" Ventura says. "We'd be the dream ticket." Victor concedes it is an "interesting idea" but says there is one problem -- who would take the top spot? Ventura ponders the question for a moment. "That would be a problem -- if our egos were to clash, I don't think the country could survive it," he growls.
In 2005, on the cover of TV Guide: Four covers of Battlestar Galactica. Can't this idiot magazine just print a solid TV listings tabloid and cut out the gimmick cover crap already!
In 2070, 07 x 10 = 70