✍🎭Albert Brooks -- is 70 in the year 2017 and 71 in the year 2018; b.7/22/1947
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Director
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; RLN:Einstein (I'm NOT kidding!!, ask brother Bob "Super Dave" Einstein); he changed his surname so he won't be confused with the genius
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (1975-76)
Movie Titles: Taxi Driver, Broadcast News, Mother, Muse, The In-Laws, Looking for Comedy in the Muslim World
🎵George Clinton -- is 76 in the year 2017 and 77 in the year 2018; b.7/22/1941
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Bandleader, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: NN: The Godfather of P-Funk; aka The Funkmaster
Song Titles: Atomic Dog
⚖Robert J. "Bob" Dole -- is 94 in the year 2017 and 95 in the year 2018; b.7/22/1923
Names/Places: b. in Russell, KS; Elizabeth's hubby
Misc: ex-Senate Minority Leader; 1996 presidential candidate
🎭Louise Fletcher -- is 83 in the year 2017 and 84 in the year 2018; b.7/22/1934
Misc: not b. July 24
Movie Titles: Cruel Intentions, Flowers in the Attic, Brainstorm, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
🎭Skyler Gisondo -- is 21 in the year 2017 and 22 in the year 2018; b.7/22/1996 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Psych, The Bill Engvall Show
Movie Titles: Vacation, The Amazing Spider-Man (series), Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
🎭🎵Selena Gomez -- is 25 in the year 2017 and 26 in the year 2018; b.7/22/1992
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Pop Singer
Names/Places: MN: Marie
Group Names: Selena Gomez and the Scene, soloist
Song Titles: Naturally, Round and Round, A Year Without Rain, Who Says, Love You Like a Love Song, Hit the Lights (previous titles as lead of The Scene), Come and Get It, Good For You, Same Old Love
Album Titles: Kiss and Tell, A Year Without Rain, When The Sun Goes Down (previous titles as lead of The Scene), Stars Dance, Revival
TV Shows: Barney and Friends (2002-04), Wizards of Waverly Place (as Alex Russo)
Movie Titles: Another Cinderella Story, Princess Protection Program, Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over, Horton Hears a Who!, Ramona and Beezus, Monte Carlo, Hotel Transylvania (series), Spring Breakers, The Muppets
🎵🎸Don Henley -- is 70 in the year 2017 and 71 in the year 2018; b.7/22/1947
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Drummer, Percussionist, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: The Eagles, soloist
Song Titles: Witchy Woman, Desperado, Best of My Love, One of These Nights, Hotel California, Life in the Fast Lane, The Long Run (previous titles as a featured lead vocals with The Eagles), Dirty Laundry, The Boys of Summer, All She Wants to Do is Dnce, The Heart of the Matter, The Last Worthless Evening, Sunset Grill, Not Enough Love in the World, New York Minute, The End of the Innocence
🎭Josh Lawson -- is 36 in the year 2017 and 37 in the year 2018; b.7/22/1981 N.S.
Actor, Director, Australian
Misc: studied improv at The Second City, The Groundlings, ACME Comedy Theatre, and IO West
TV Shows: House of Lies (as Doug Guggenheim)
Movie Titles: The Little Death, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, The Campaign
🎭🎮John Leguizamo -- is 53 in the year 2017 and 54 in the year 2018; b.7/22/1964
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: House of Buggin', ER (as Dr. Victor Clemente), The Brothers Garcia (as Larry Garcia)
Movie Titles: To Wong Foo--Thanks For Everything--Julie Newmar, Spawn, Assault on Precinct 13, The Happening, Ice Age (series), Moulin Rouge!, Romeo + Juliet
Video Games: Ice Age (series)
🎨🎭🎵Alan Menken -- is 68 in the year 2017 and 69 in the year 2018; b.7/22/1949
Artist, Actor, Composer
Misc: Music Department
Movie Titles: Beauty and the Beast (soundtrack), Aladdin (soundtrack), Tangled (soundtrack), Hercules (soundtrack), The Little Mermaid (soundtrack), Little Shop of Horrors (soundtrack)
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🎭Diana-Maria Riva -- is 48 in the year 2017 and 49 in the year 2018; b.7/22/1969
TV Shows: Sabrina The Teenage Witch (as Annie), Studio 60 (as Lilly Roriquez), The Good Guys (as Lieutenant Ana Ruiz), Telenovela (as Mimi)
Movie Titles: What Women Want, Short Term 12, 17 Again, McFarland USA
✍Tom Robbins -- is 81 in the year 2017 and 82 in the year 2018; b.7/22/1936
Misc: his best-selling novels are seriocomedies, also known as comedy-drama
Book Titles: Even Cowgirls Get The Blues
✍🎭David Spade -- is 53 in the year 2017 and 54 in the year 2018; b.7/22/1964
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Producer
Names/Places: b. Birmingham, Mich
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live, Just Shoot Me (as Dennis Finch), 8 Simple Rules (as C.J.), Rules of Engagement (as Russell Dunbar)
Movie Titles: Lost and Found, Dickie Roberts (Former) Child Star, Racing Stripes, The Benchwarmers, The Emperor's New Groove, Joe Dirt, Grown Ups
🎭🎮James Arnold Taylor -- is 48 in the year 2017 and 49 in the year 2018; b.7/22/1969 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Drawn Together, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. (as The Leader), Star Wars: The Clone Wars (as Obi-Wan Kenobi), Johnny Test (star)
Movie Titles: Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Video Games: Kingdom Hearts (series), Star Wars (series), Falling Skies (series), Skylanders (series), Back to the Future (series), Lego Marvel's Adventures (series), Lego Star Wars (series), Final Fantasy (series)
🎭Alex Trebek -- is 77 in the year 2017 and 78 in the year 2018; b.7/22/1940
Game Show Host, Canadian
Names/Places: b. in Sudbury, Ontario
Movie Titles: Jeopardy!, High Rollers, Wizard of Odds, $128,000 Question, Classic Concentration, To Tell the Truth
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⛪Reverend William Archibald Spooner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/22/1844 d.8/29/1930 (86)
Names/Places: b. in London, England
Misc: transposed words or syllables in his speech (Spoonerisms)
🎭Joseph Foley -- Death Anniversary -- b.??/??/1910 d.7/22/1955 (45)
Misc: no source has birth date
TV Shows: The Aldrich Family (as Mr. Bradley), Mr. Peepers (as Mr. Gabriel Gurney)
⛪🎭Estelle Getty -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/25/1923 d.7/22/2008 (84)
Jewish, Actress, Comedienne
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RLN:Scher
TV Shows: The Golden Girls (as Sophia Petrillo, also in The Golden Palace and Empty Nest)
Movie Titles: The Mask
🎭Corbett Monica -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/1/1930 d.7/22/1998 (68)
TV Shows: Joey Bishop Show, Ed Sullivan Show (occasional)
🎭Hope Summers -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/7/1896 d.7/22/1979 (83)
TV Shows: The Rifleman (as Hattie Denton), The Andy Griffith Show (as Clara Edwards), Another Day
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In 1853, according to David Letterman, New York's Central Park was made. At 800 acres, right in the middle of the New York City, Donald Trump calls it a huge waste.
In 1933, R.C., "Lazybones" hits #1 on the pop singles chart by Ted Lewis.
In 1970, "The Devil Made Me Buy This Dress" album by Flip Wilson was certified Gold by the RIAA
In 1972, R.C., "Mary Had A Little Lamb" by Wings peaked at #28 on the pop singles chart.
In 1982, an unlucky Tucson, Arizona, television station's antenna is struck by lightning 20 times in 10 minutes. This is, interestingly enough, more hits than ABC has had as a network since 1982.
In 1982, the biggest wedding mass in history was staged as the Reverend Sun Myung Moon married 2,200 couples in New York City.
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In 1991, Rob Lowe & Sheryl Berkoff, Marriage.
In 1992, Elvis Presley & Karen Crane, Marriage, according to the tabloid.
In 1994, the movie "The Flintstones" was released in the movie theaters in UK.
In 1996, "The Daily Show" began airing on Comedy Central
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