🎭Ruth Buzzi -- is 81 in the year 2017 and 82 in the year 2018; b.7/24/1936
TV Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress
Names/Places: b. in Westerly, RI
TV Shows: That Girl (as Margie Pete Peterson), Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In (as the old lady, Gladys Ormphby, Flicker Farkle, & others), The Lost Saucer, Baggy Pants & the Nit Wits, Out of This World (as Mrs. Slater), Passions (as Nurse Kravitz, the last name as a play on a Bewitched character), Sesame Street (as various), Pound Puppies, Alvin and the Chipmunks
Movie Titles: Freaky Friday
🎭Rose Byrne -- is 38 in the year 2017 and 39 in the year 2018; b.7/24/1979
Actress, Producer, Australian
TV Shows: Damages (as Ellen Parsons)
Movie Titles: Spy, Bridesmaids, Star Wars: Episode II -Attack of the Clones; X-Men: First Class, 28 Weeks Later, Insidious (series), Neighbors
🎭🎮🎵🏆Lynda Carter -- is 66 in the year 2017 and 67 in the year 2018; b.7/24/1951
Actress, Commercial Actress, Producer, Video Game Voice Actress, Singer, Beauty Pagent Winner, Model
Names/Places: b. in Phoenix, AZ; Robert Altman's wife
Misc: Miss World 1973, Maybelline, Max Factor
TV Shows: Wonder Woman (as Yeoman Diana Prince/Wonder Woman), Partners in Crime, Hawkeye (as Elizabeth Shields)
Movie Titles: The Dukes of Hazzard, Sky High, Super Troopers
Video Games: Elder Scrolls (series), Fallout (series)
🎭Daveigh Chase -- is 27 in the year 2017 and 28 in the year 2018; b.7/24/1990
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Big Love (as Rhonda Volmer), Oliver Beene (as Joyce), Lilo and Stitch: The Series (as Lilo)
Movie Titles: Donnie Darko, The Ring, Lilo and Stitch
🎭🎵Kristin Chenoweth -- is 49 in the year 2017 and 50 in the year 2018; b.7/24/1968
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Singer
Misc: stage: Wicked, You're a Good Man Charlie Brown, Candide, The Apple Tree
TV Shows: The West Wing (as Annabeth Scott), Sit Down Shut Up, Glee, Pushing Daisies (as Olive Snook)
Movie Titles: Rio 2, Bewitched, The Pink Panther (2006), The Peanuts Movie
🎭Gallagher -- is 71 in the year 2017 and 72 in the year 2018; b.7/24/1946
Names/Places: RN:Leo Gallagher Jr.
🎭Mark Goddard -- is 81 in the year 2017 and 82 in the year 2018; b.7/24/1936
TV Shows: Johnny Ringo (as Cully), The Detectives (as Sgt. Chris Ballard), Lost in Space (as Don West), General Hospital (as Derek Barrington)
🎭Robert Hays -- is 70 in the year 2017 and 71 in the year 2018; b.7/24/1947
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Bethesda, MD
TV Shows: Iron Man (as Tony Stark and Iron Man), Starman (as Starman Paul Forrester), FM (as Ted Costas), Angie (as Brad Benson)
Movie Titles: Airplane!, Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey, Superhero Movie, Paranormal Movie, Sharknado 2: The Second One
🎭Christian Keyes -- is 42 in the year 2017 and 43 in the year 2018; b.7/24/1975 N.S.
Actor, Producer, Personality
TV Shows: Let's Stay Together, Saints and Sinners (as Levi Sterling)
Movie Titles: The Man in 3B, Perfect Combination, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Note to Self, What's Done in the Dark, Madea Goes to Jail
🎨✍🎭🎮🎵Jennifer Lopez -- is 48 in the year 2017 and 49 in the year 2018; b.7/24/1969
Fashion Designer, Author, Actress, Producer, Dancer, Video Game Voice Actress, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Names/Places: aka J. Lo
TV Shows: In Living Color (as flygirl), American Idol, Shades of Blue
Movie Titles: Selena (as Selena), Out of Sight, The Cell, The Wedding Planner, Angel Eyes, Enough, Maid in Manhattan, Shall We Dance?, Monster-in-Law
Video Games: Ice AgeL Continental Drift (series)
✍🎭Eugene Mirman -- is 43 in the year 2017 and 44 in the year 2018; b.7/24/1974
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Delocated, Bob's Burgers (as Gene), Flight of the Conchords
Movie Titles: Eugene!
🎭Michael Richards -- is 68 in the year 2017 and 69 in the year 2018; b.7/24/1949
TV Shows: Fridays, Seinfeld (as "Cosmo" Kenny Kramer, his first name was revealed on the January 5, 1995 episode), Marblehead Manor, Trial and Error
Movie Titles: UHF, Young Doctors in Love, Coneheads
🎭🎮Eric Szmanda -- is 42 in the year 2017 and 43 in the year 2018; b.7/24/1975
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: CSI (as Greg Sanders)
Movie Titles: CSI: Immortality (TV movie), The Rules of Attraction, 100 Girls
Video Games: CSI (series)
🎭🏆Shawn Weatherly -- is 58 in the year 2017 and 59 in the year 2018; b.7/24/1959
Actress, Beauty Pagent Winner
Misc: Miss South Carolina 1980, Miss USA and Miss Universe 1980
TV Shows: Shaping Up, oceanQuest, Baywatch (as Jill Riley)
Movie Titles: Police Academy 3: Back in Training, Amityville: It's about Time
🎭Mabel Albertson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/24/1901 d.9/28/1982 (81)
TV Shows: Bewitched (as Phyllis Stephens), That Girl (as Mildred)
🎵Jimmy Drake -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/24/1912 d.7/24/1968 (56)
Names/Places: aka Nervous Norvous
Song Titles: Transfusion, Ape Call, Dig, The Fang, Noon Balloon to Rangoon
🎭Sherman Hemsley -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/1/1938 d.7/24/2012 (74)
Hall of Famer, TV Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: b. in Philadelphia
TV Shows: All in the Family (as George Jefferson), The Jeffersons (as George Jefferson), Amen (as Deacon Ernest Frye), Dinosaurs (as boss B.P. Richfield), Goode Behavior
✍🎭Peg Lynch -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/25/1916 d.7/24/2015 (98)
Comedy Writer, Actress
Misc: she's not the Our Gang actress of the same name
TV Shows: Ethel and Albert (creator of the radio and TV sitcom)
✍John F. Murray -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/19/1917 d.7/24/1997 (80)
Misc: writer of Red Skelton laugh lines and for the "Gilligan's Island" castaways
🎭🎵Peter Sellers -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/8/1925 d.7/24/1980 (54)
Movie Actor, Comedian, Movie Director, Novelty Singer, English
Group Names: The Goons
TV Shows: The Goon Show (co-creator)
Movie Titles: Pink Panther (movie series as Inspector Clouseau), Dr. Strangelove, The Mouse That Roared, Casino Royale (spoof of James Bond)
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In 1942, The Donald Duck film, "Donald's Gold Mine" is released.
In 1953, on the cover of TV Guide: "Groucho Marx & his "YOU BET YOUR LIFE" Duck (holding the secret word "Groucho")". Other Articles: The Goldbergs, Hoppy
In 1954, the Bugs Bunny cartoon "Bewitched Bunny" was released in the movie theaters in USA.
In 1956, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis performed together for the last time.
In 1965, Bob Dylan release "Like a Rolling Stone"
In 1973, "Bad Bad Leroy Brown" single by Jim Croce was certified Gold by the RIAA
In 1980, COVER OF ROLLING STONE The movie "THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK"
In 1980, Peter Sellers, British actor and comedian, died. He was noted for his film roles in "Dr. Strangelove" and the "Pink Panther" movies, as well as the BBC radio series "The Goons."
In 1980, Peter Sellers, one of the great British comedians -- known to millions as bumbling Inspector Clouseau -- died at age 54.
In 1982, R.C., "Eye Of The Tiger" by Survivor, the theme song of Sylvester Stallone's "Rocky III", peaked at #1 on the pop singles chart and stayed there for six weeks; "Weird Al" Yankovic parodied it into "Rye Or The Kaiser".
In 1983, in a strange conclusion to a baseball game, a two-run homer by George Brett of the Kansas City Royals was disallowed after New York Yankees manager Billy Martin pointed out there was too much pine tar on Brett's bat. However, American League president Lee MacPhail reinstated the home run. Yankees beat K.C. as Royals George Brett's homer is nullified for pine tar on the bat. (A.L. president Lee McPhail rules on July 28 that the home run should count. The game is completed Aug. 18, K.C. 5, Yankees 4.).
In 1988, the largest ice cream shake weighed 54,914 pounds and 13 ounces in Edmonton, Alberto, Canada. It used 44,689lb/8oz of ice cream, 9,688lb/2oz of syrup, and 537lb/3oz of topping.
In 1991, Joann Osterud sets inverted flight record with an upside down flight lasting 4 hours, 38 minutes and ten seconds.
In 1992, members of POW-MIA families disrupted a speech by President Bush, prompting Bush to snap, "Would you please shut up and sit down?" Howard Stern's father, Ben, should have been giving that order instead: "SHUT UP! SIT DOWN!"
In 1994, "Absolutely Fabulous" "Chanel! Dior! Gaultier, darling! Names, names, names!" Thus spake Edina (Jennifer Saunders) to Patsy, summarizing the essence of their existences. Not so much victims of fashion as of their own excesses, they are the drunken, drug-soaked detritus of once-swinging London feeding off the rag trade -- Edina as a PR rep, Patsy as a fashion editor. The pilot of this British import sets up Edina's topsy-turvy relationship with her prim daughter (Julia Sawalha): It's Mom who sneaks drinks and drugs behind the teenager's back. Saunders and Lumley are unafraid to look shabby; Edina and Patsy are swaddled in designer labels, but their shriveled souls are laid hilariously bare.
In 1995, (NOTE: PRONOUNCIATION) on CBS's "Late Show With David Letterman," a "dumb ads" segment introduces to the world a Canadian filling station attendant who goes by the name of Dick (now pronounce it this way: OSS-Man) Assman. The entire North American viewing audience soon catches Dick Assman-ia!!
In 1998, "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" apologizes for having introduced its newest character "7-Foot Groucho." (did they also do that the night before?)
In 1998, "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" apologizes for having introduced its newest character, "7-Foot Groucho."
In 1999, R.C., "Weird Al" Yankovic's album "Running With Scissors" peaked at #16 on the Billboard album chart