🎭Wes Bentley -- is 40 in the year 2018 and 41 in the year 2019; b.9/4/1978
TV Shows: American Horror Story (as John Lowe)
Movie Titles: Pete's Dragon (2016), The Hunger Games (series), Interstellar, American Beauty, The Four Feathers, Ghost Riders, My Big Break
🎭Whitney Cummings -- is 36 in the year 2018 and 37 in the year 2019; b.9/4/1982
Actress, Comedienne, Producer
Video Titles: Whitney Cummings: Money Shot
TV Shows: Punk'd, Whitney (as Whitney), 2 Broke Girls (writer and co-creator)
Movie Titles: Made of Honor
🎭🎮John Dimaggio -- is 50 in the year 2018 and 51 in the year 2019; b.9/4/1968
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: The Penguins of Madagascar, Gravity Falls, Pig Goat Banana Cricket, Sanjay and Craig, Futurama (voice of Bender Unit), Adventure Time, Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures, Kim Possible
Movie Titles: Princess Mononoke, Wreck-It Ralph
Video Games: Final Fantasy (series), Star Wars (series), Adventure Time (series), Guild Wars (series)
🎭Trevor Gagnon -- is 23 in the year 2018 and 24 in the year 2019; b.9/4/1995
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: The New Adventures of Old Christine (as Ritchie Campbell)
Movie Titles: Big Fish, Shorts, Fly Me to the Moon 3D
🎭Max Greenfield -- is 38 in the year 2018 and 39 in the year 2019; b.9/4/1980
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: The New Girl (as Schmidt), Veronica Mars (as Leo D'Amato)
Movie Titles: The Big Short, Ice Age: Collision Course, Veronica Mars (as Leo D'Amato)
🎭Alan Greisman -- is 71 in the year 2018 and 72 in the year 2019; b.9/4/1947
Actor, Film Executive, Producer
Names/Places: Sally Field's hubby
Movie Titles: The Bucket List (producer), Flipped (producer), Fletch (producer), Soapdish (producer)
🎭Judith Ivey -- is 67 in the year 2018 and 68 in the year 2019; b.9/4/1951
Names/Places: b. in El Paso
TV Shows: Down Home (as Kate McCrorey), Designing Women (as Bonnie Jean "B.J." Poteet)
Movie Titles: The Devil's Advocate, Flags for Our Fathers, The Woman in Red, What Alice Found
🎭🎵Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs -- is 65 in the year 2018 and 66 in the year 2019; b.9/4/1953
TV Shows: Welcome Back Kotter (as Freddie 'Boom Boom' Washington), Roots
Movie Titles: Cooley High, Sublime, Claudine
🎭Carter Jenkins -- is 27 in the year 2018 and 28 in the year 2019; b.9/4/1991
TV Shows: Mad Men (as Andy), Surface, Famous in Love
Movie Titles: Valentine's Day, Aliens in the Attic
🎭Kenneth Kimmins -- is 77 in the year 2018 and 78 in the year 2019; b.9/4/1941
TV Shows: Coach (as Howard Burleigh)
Movie Titles: Network (associate producer), Bachelor Party, Some Kind of Wonderful
🎭Phill Lewis -- is 50 in the year 2018 and 51 in the year 2019; b.9/4/1968 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Director, Uganda
TV Shows: Total Drama, The Wayans Brothers, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody, Scrubs, Yes Dear, The Suite Life on Deck
Movie Titles: I Spy, Heathers
🎭Kyle Mooney -- is 34 in the year 2018 and 35 in the year 2019; b.9/4/1984
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live
Movie Titles: Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising, Zoolander 2, Playing It Cool
🎭Carlos Ponce -- is 46 in the year 2018 and 47 in the year 2019; b.9/4/1972 N.S.
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Puerto Rican
TV Shows: Hollywood Heights, Cristela, Devious Maids, Silvana Sin Lana
Movie Titles: Just My Luck, Ice Age: Collision Course, Spy, Rio, Couples Retreat, Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo
🎭Jennifer Salt -- is 74 in the year 2018 and 75 in the year 2019; b.9/4/1944
TV Shows: Soap (as Eunice Tate), Nip/Tuck (producer), American Horror Story (producer)
Movie Titles: Eat Pray Love (writer), Midnight Cowboy
🎭Ione Skye -- is 48 in the year 2018 and 49 in the year 2019; b.9/4/1970
Names/Places: pron: eye-OH'-nee; b. in London; LN:Leitch; Donovan's daughter, Adam Horovitz's wife
Misc: some say b. 1971
Movie Titles: Say Anything..., Four Rooms, Wayne's World, River's Edge
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Nyota Uhura -- is -161 in the year 2018 and -160 in the year 2019; b.9/4/2179
General Fictious Character
Misc: born in Nairobi Kenya, communications officer (Star Trek).
✍🎭Damon Wayans -- is 58 in the year 2018 and 59 in the year 2019; b.9/4/1960
Screenwriter, Actor, Comedian, Producer
Names/Places: aka Damon Wayans Sr.; Shawn, Marlon, Keenen, & Kim's brother
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live (reg 1985-86), In Living Color (as reg: Homey D. Clown, Blaine Edwards, Whiz, & Anton), My Wife and Kids (as Michael Richard Kyle), Lethal Weapon (as Roger Murtaugh)
Movie Titles: Major Payne, Blankman, I'm Gonna Git Ya Sucka, Marci X
🎨✍Sydney Hoff -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/4/1912 d.5/12/2004 (91)
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Illustrator, Children's Author
Misc: Laugh It Off, Sammy the Seal, Danny the Dinosaur
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🎵Eduard Khil -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/4/1934 d.6/4/2012 (77)
Baritone, Opera Singer, Russian
Song Titles: I Am Glad Because I'm Finally Returning Back Home
🎨H. H. Knerr -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/4/1882 d.7/8/1949 (66)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: the Katzenjammer Kids
✍📰Robert A. W. Lowndes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/4/1916 d.7/14/1998 (81)
Sci-fi Writer, Editor, American
Names/Places: MN:Augustine Ward; used 50 pen names for his own writings
✍🎭Howard Morris -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/4/1919 d.5/21/2005 (85)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, TV/Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in New York City
TV Shows: Your Show of Shows (regular), Caesar's Hour (as Fred Brewster), Jetsons, Mr. Magoo, The Andy Griffith Show (as Ernest T. Bass)
🎭Dick York -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/4/1928 d.2/20/1992 (63)
Radio Actor, TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: b. in Ft. Wayne, IN
TV Shows: Bewitched (as Darrin Stephens 1964-69)
🎭Clyde Adler -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/24/1926 d.9/4/1993 (67)
TV Shows: The Soupy Sales Show (the voice of White Fang and Black Tooth)
🎭🎵Irene Dunne -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/20/1901 d.9/4/1990 (88)
Movie Actress, Comedienne, Singer
Names/Places: b. in Louisville, KY; RN:Irene Marie Dunn
Misc: some say b. 1904 or b. 1898
🎭Steve Irwin -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/22/1962 d.9/4/2006 (44)
Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Personality, Australian
TV Shows: The Crododile Hunter, Croc Files, The Crocodule Hunter Diaries
Movie Titles: Dr. Dolittle 2, Happy Feet
✍🎭Joan Rivers -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/8/1933 d.9/4/2014 (81)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Movie Actress, Comedienne, TV Talk Show Hostess, Director, Panelist
Names/Places: b. in Brooklyn; RN:Joan Alexandra Sandra Molinsky; Edgar Rosenberg's wife
Misc: The 'Can We Talk?' rasper, own jeweley line; some say b. 10-12 or 1937
TV Shows: Hollywood Squares (panelist), The Late Show (host), Joan Rivers Show (host)
🎭Verne Rowe -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/2/1921 d.9/4/1981 (60)
TV Shows: Fernwood 2Night (as Verne Taylor)
🎭Walter Tetley -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/2/1915 d.9/4/1975 (60)
Radio Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: in radio such as Fibber McGee and Molly as Julius
TV Shows: The Bullwinkle Show (as Sherman)
🎭Hervé Villechaize -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/23/1943 d.9/4/1993 (50)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, French
Names/Places: b. in Paris
TV Shows: Fantasy Island (as Tattoo, De Plane, Boss, De Plane!)
Movie Titles: The Man With The Golden Gun
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In 1888, George Eastman of Rochester, New York, received a patent for his hand-held roll-film camera, and registered his trademark: Kodak. Wildman Fischer used the camera to take a picture of you.
In 1936, 09 x 04 = 36
In 1942, The Goofy film, "How to Play Basketball" is released.
In 1950, D McI Hodgson of St Ann Bay, Nova Scotia catches a 997 lb tuna.
In 1950, Mort Walker's comic strip "Beetle Bailey" first appearred. At the time, Beetle was a college kid, but the strip didn't pick up until he enlisted in the Army...for the next five decades!
In 1953, on the cover of TV Guide: "Wally Cox as Mr. Peepers". Other Articles: Milton Berle, Glamour Girls
In 1954, On U.S. television, "Captain Midnight," starring Richard Webb as the head of the crime-fighting Secret Squadron, debuted on CBS-TV.
In 1957, the Ford Motor Company began selling its ill-fated Edsel, which proved so unpopular, it was taken off the market in 1959. Mr. Ed's theme song when played backwards sounded like he was singing a song about the Edsel.
In 1965, R.C., "Like A Rolling Stone" by Bob Dylan peaked at #2 on the pop singles chart.
In 1966, "Mister Ed", TV Comedy; last aired on CBS.
In 1966, "My Favorite Martian", TV Scifi Comedy; last aired on CBS.
In 1967, "Gilligan's Island", TV Comedy; last aired on CBS. The cast stayed shipwrecked for another 10 years in limbo or so until two reunion movies were made.
In 1971, "Archie's Fun House", TV Cartoon Show, last aired on CBS.
In 1971, "Dastardly & Muttley & Their Magnificent Flying Machines", TV Cartoon Show; last aired on CBS.
In 1971, "H.R. Pufinstuf", TV Childrens; last aired on NBC.
In 1971, "Sabrina and The Groovie Goolies", TV Cartoon Show; last aired on CBS.
In 1971, "The Lawrence Welk Show", TV Music; last aired on ABC, and went syndicated 1971-82.
In 1971, "Tomfoolery", TV Cartoon Show; last aired on NBC.
In 1972, "The New Price Is Right", TV Game Show, starring Bob Barker, debut on CBS. It's a new version of the game show where it quickly becomes the anchor of their daytime lineup. The game show later dropped the "New" from its title by mid-1973, and expanded from a half-hour to an hour. Any Number, Bonus Game, and Double Prices were the three games played on the first episode.
In 1974, "That's My Mama", TV Comedy; debut on ABC. It starred Clifton Davis and Theresa Merritt.
In 1975, "Space: 1999" began airing in syndication on some TV stations
In 1976, "Disco Duck (Part 1)", by Rick Dees entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1976, "Far Out Space Nuts", TV Childrens; last aired on CBS.
In 1976, "Hong Kong Phooey", TV Cartoon Show; last aired on ABC.
In 1976, "Josie & The Pussycats", TV Cartoon Show, last aired on NBC.
In 1976, "Pebbles & Bamm Bamm", TV Cartoon Show, last aired on CBS.
In 1976, R.C., "Hey Shirley (This Is Squirrely)" by Shirley & Squirrely peaked at #48 on the pop singles chart.
In 1977, "New Adventures Of Gilligan", TV Cartoon Show; last aired on ABC.
In 1986, Madness, a London-based group with 23 UK singles, split up.
In 1987, "Nightlife With David Brenner" TV talk show last aired in syndication. While failing to become the "King of all Media," Brenner does at least become the "Seven of Clubs."
In 1989, "The Super Mario Bros. Super Show!" began airing in syndication
In 1992, Andrew Dice Clay & Trini wed.
In 1992, Victoria Jackson & Paul Wessel wed.
In 1993, "Bonkers" began airing on Disney Channel
In 1993, on the cover of TV Guide: "William Shatner: Star Trek Memories". Other Articles: Sara Gilbert, Gilda Radner
In 2000, "Monday Night Football" officially season premiered its 31st season with a new lineup: the returning Al Michaels, plus newcomers, San Diego Chargers famed quarterback Dan Fouts, and Saturday Night Live alumini Dennis Miller. They first teamed up broadcasting pre-season games on July 31.
In 2006, "Curious George" began airing on PBS Kids
In 2011, In an episode of the HBO comedy series Curb Your Enthusiasm, Bill Buckner, appearing as himself, is promptly thrown out of a shiva service because one of the mourners is a Red Sox fan that hasn't forgiven him for his infamous error in Game 6 of the 1986 World Series. The former Boston first baseman redeems himself when he uses his baseball skills to catch a falling baby, who has ricocheted off the firemen's rescue net after being thrown out of a burning building.
In 2012, "Steve Harvey" began airing in syndication
In 2014, caustic comedienne Joan Rivers, whose cutting barbs were often aimed at celebrities, including herself, died at the age of 81 at a hospital in New York City. Her daughter, Melissa, said, "My mother's greatest joy in life was to make people laugh."
In 2014, Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows, died at a New York hospital at age 81, a week after going into cardiac arrest in a doctor's office following a routine medical procedure.
In 2036, 09 x 04 = 36