✍Pamela Des Barres -- is 69 in the year 2017 and 70 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1948
Names/Places: RN: Pamela Ann Miller; Michael's ex-wife
Misc: World Famous Groupie; was a nanny for Frank Zappa's children Dweezil and Moon Unit
Book Titles: I'm With The Band, Take Another Piece of My Heart: A Groupie Grows Up
Movie Titles: Paradise Alley, 200 Motels (with Frank Zappa)
🎭🎵Charles Esten -- is 52 in the year 2017 and 53 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1965 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Singer
Names/Places: formerly Chip Esten (Chip and Charles are the same guy!); RN:Charles Esten Pukstar II
TV Shows: Drew Carey's Green Screen Show,, Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza, Whose Line Is It Anyway?, Nashville (as Deacon Claybourne), Big Love
Movie Titles: The Postman, Swing Vote, 61*
🎭🎮Edward Hibbert -- is 62 in the year 2017 and 63 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1955
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, English
TV Shows: Frasier (as Gil Chesterson)
Movie Titles: The Prestige, Taking Woodstock, The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride, The Lion King 1 1/2
Video Games: Star Wars (series)
🎭🏆Rachel Hunter -- is 48 in the year 2017 and 49 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1969
Actress, Producer, Model, New Zealand
Names/Places: Rod Stewart's ex-wife
Movie Titles: Jordon Saffron: Taste This!, The Benchwarmers, Two Shades of Blue
🎭Michelle Johnson -- is 52 in the year 2017 and 53 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1965
Movie Titles: Far and Away, Death Becomes Her, Waxwork, Blame It On Rio
🎨🎭John Kricfalusi -- is 62 in the year 2017 and 63 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1955
Animator, Cartoon Voice Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Ren & Stimpy (creator and as Ren 1991-92), He Hog the Atomic Pig (creator), Doug
Video Games: Ren and Stimpy (series)
🎭Jennie Kwan -- is 44 in the year 2017 and 45 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1973
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Little Shop, Avatar: The Last Airbender, California Dreams (as Samantha Woo)
Movie Titles: Entourage, Trojan War
🎭Constance Marie -- is 52 in the year 2017 and 53 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1965
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Early Edition (as Detective Brigatti), George Lopez Show (as Angie Lopez), Switched at Birth (as Regina Vasquez)
Movie Titles: Puss in Boots
🎭Mitzi McCall -- is 85 in the year 2017 and 86 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1932
Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress
Names/Places: Charlie Brill's wife
TV Shows: Rowan and Martin's Laugh In, Pebbles and Bamm Bamm (as Penny), The Flintstones (as Penny)
Movie Titles: Ice Age, Crimson Peak, World's Greatest Dad, Edtv
⛪🎭Sylvia Miles -- is 85 in the year 2017 and 86 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1932
Jewish, Actress, Comedienne
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: some say b. 1930 or b. 1933
Movie Titles: Heat, Wall Street, Midnight Cowboy, Farewell My Lovely
✍🎭Adam Sandler -- is 51 in the year 2017 and 52 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1966
Comedy Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
Song Titles: Lunch Lady Land, Ode To My Car, Hanukkah Song
TV Shows: Saturday Night Live
Movie Titles: Billy Madison, The Wedding Singer, The Waterboy, Big Daddy, Mr. Deeds, Anger Management, 50 First Dates, Spanglish, The Longest Yard (2005), Click, Reign Over Me, You Don't Mess with the Zohan, Bedtime Stories
🎭Julia Sawalha -- is 49 in the year 2017 and 50 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1968
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, English
TV Shows: Absolutely Fabulous (as Saffron), Press Gang, Second Thoughts (as Hannah)
Movie Titles: Chicken Run
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🎵Dee Dee Sharp -- is 72 in the year 2017 and 73 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1945
Names/Places: RN:Dione LaRue Gamble
Song Titles: Mashed Potato Time
🎵🎸Dave A. Stewart -- is 65 in the year 2017 and 66 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1952
Music Producer, Composer, Songwriter, Bassist, Keyboardist, Synthesizer, New Wave Singer/Guitarist, English
Names/Places: Siobhan Fahey's hubby; not to be confused with other musicians named Dave Stewart
Group Names: Eurythmics
🎭Charlie Stewart -- is 24 in the year 2017 and 25 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1993
TV Shows: Life with Bonnie (as Charlie Molloy), The Suite Life of Zack and Cody (as Bob)
Movie Titles: The Animal, The Santa Clause
🎭Eric Stonestreet -- is 46 in the year 2017 and 47 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1971
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Modern Family (as Cameron Tucker)
Movie Titles: The Secret Life of Pets, Almost Famous, Identity Thief
🎭Henry Thomas -- is 46 in the year 2017 and 47 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1971
Names/Places: b. San Antonio, Texas
Misc: some say b. Sep 8
Movie Titles: 11:14, E.T., All the Pretty Horses, Cloak and Dagger, Legends of the Fall, Gangs of New York
🎭🎵Tom Wopat -- is 66 in the year 2017 and 67 in the year 2018; b.9/9/1951
Actor, Director, Country Singer
Misc: some give b. 1959
TV Shows: The Dukes of Hazzard (as Luke Duke), Cybill (as Jeff), All My Children (as Hank Pecham)
Movie Titles: Django Unchained, Jonah Hex
🎵Hoyt S. Curtin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/9/1922 d.12/3/2000 (78)
Misc: wrote the music for cartoon theme songs such as The Flintstones, The Jetsons, and Scooby-Doo
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🎭Neil Hamilton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/9/1899 d.9/24/1984 (85)
TV/Movie Actor, TV Host
TV Shows: Batman (as Police Commissioner Gordon), Hollywood Screen Test
🎭🏆Clem McCarthy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/9/1882 N.S. d.6/4/1962 N.S. (79)
Hall of Famer, Announcer, Radio Broadcaster, Sportscaster
Misc: a top boxing announcer; one of horse racing's greatest callers; Pathe News' RKO Newsreels; comedian Doodles Weaver mimicked McCarthy in his 1948 novelty recording with Spike Jones in "William Tell Overture"
🎵Billy Preston -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/9/1946 d.6/6/2006 (59)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer, Drummer, Keyboardist, Organist, Gospel Singer, Rhythm and Blues/Soul Peformer
Names/Places: b. in Houston
Misc: the first non-Beatle to be credited on a Beatles record "Get Back" for his musical contributions, also a so-called fifth Beatle
🎭Cliff Robertson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/9/1923 d.9/10/2011 (88)
TV/Movie Actor, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in San Diego; RFMN:Clifford Parker III; Dina Merrill's hubby
TV Shows: Batman (as Shame), Falcon Crest (as Dr. Michael Ranson)
Movie Titles: Spiderman (2002)
💰Colonel Harland David Sanders -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/9/1890 d.12/16/1980 (90)
Names/Places: b. near Henryville, Indiana
Misc: Kentucky Fried Chicken founder
🎭Raymond Walburn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/9/1887 d.7/26/1969 (81)
Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian
✍🎭Larry Hovis -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/20/1936 d.9/9/2003 (67)
Writer, Comedian, Panelist
TV Shows: Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. (as Larry), Hogan's Heroes (as Lt. Carter), Rowan and Martin's Laugh In, Liar's Club
🎭John McGiver -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/5/1913 d.9/9/1975 (61)
TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
Misc: looked like Dick Van Patten
TV Shows: The Patty Duke Show (as J.R. Castle, Jimmy Stewart Show
⛪🎭Burgess Meredith -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/16/1907 d.9/9/1997 (89)
Episcopalian, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, TV Host, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in Cleveland, Ohio
Misc: not b. years 1908 or 1909 according to his son
TV Shows: Batman (as The Penguin), Those Amazing Animals (co-host), Gloria (as Dr. Willard Adams)
Movie Titles: Winterset, Mr. Novak, Rocky (as Mickey)
🎵Bill Monroe -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/13/1911 d.9/9/1996 (84)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Banjoist, Mandolin, Country Singer/Guitarist
Names/Places: b. in Rosine, KY; RN:William Smith Monroe; NN:Father of Bluegrass Music
Misc: combined fast-picking mandolin, banjo and guitar with a "high lonesome" singing style to create the distinctly American sound known as bluegrass, probably the biggest influence in music in general.
🎭Pat Rooney -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/4/1880 d.9/9/1962 (82)
🎭Bill Waddington -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/10/1916 d.9/9/2000 (84)
💰🎭Jack Leonard Warner -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/2/1892 d.9/9/1978 (86)
Businessperson, Film Executive, Canadian
Misc: He was co-founder with his brother Harry of Warner Brothers Pictures Inc.
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In 1938, The Mickey Mouse film, "Mickey's Parrot" is released. Pluto also appears.
In 1939, Andy Panda, Cartoon Character, debuts by Walter Lantz.
In 1945, 1st "bug" in a computer program discovered by Grace Hopper, a moth was removed with tweasers from a relay & taped into the log.
In 1950, the first use of TV laugh track was employed by Hank McCune for his sitcom "The Hank McCune Show".
In 1958, "RUN RUDOLPH RUN" IS RECORDED CHUCK BERRY cuts his Christmas rocker on this date at Chess studios in Chicago
In 1965, Screen Gems / Columbia television places an ad in "The Hollywood Reporter": "MADNESS!! AUDITIONS Folk & Roll Musicians Singers for acting roles in new TV series. Running parts for 4 insane boys age 17-21. Want spirited Ben Frank's (an LA coffeehouse) types. Have courage to work. Must come down for interview. Call HO 6-5188." (It also appears in Daily Variety the following day.) While Steven Stills, Paul Williams and later members of The Lovin' Spoonful and Three Dog Night apply, it takes until mid November that the producers find the four men they'll ultimately cast as "The Monkees."
In 1966, "The Milton Berle Show", TV Variety, debut on ABC.
In 1966, "The Smothers Brothers Show", TV Comedy; last aired on CBS.
In 1967, "George Of The Jungle", TV Cartoon Show, Jay Ward's jungle; debut on ABC.
In 1967, "Spider-Man", "The Fantastic Four", & "Journey To The Center Of The Earth", TV Cartoon Shows, debut on ABC.
In 1967, Could this be the night that the first-ever Laugh-In (actually a Rowan and Martin comedy special) is presented on NBC? You bet your sweet bippy it is!
In 1967, R.C., "Little Ole Wine Drinker, Me" by Dean Martin peaked at #38 on the pop singles chart.
In 1972, "Fat Albert & Cosby Kids", TV Cartoon Show, starring Bill Cosby; debut on CBS.
In 1972, "Josie & The Pussycats In Outer Space", "The Flintstones Comedy Hour", & "The New Scooby-Doo Movies", TV Cartoon Shows, debut on CBS.
In 1972, "My Ding-A-Ling", by Chuck Berry entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1972, R.C., "Rock And Roll Part 2" by Gary Glitter peaked at #7 on the pop singles chart; the Timelords redid the song their way with "Doctor in' The Tardis" in 1989.
In 1974, "Rhoda", TV Comedy starring Valerie Harper, debut on CBS. It's a spinoff of "Mary Tyler Moore".
In 1975, "Welcome Back, Kotter", TV Comedy; starring Gabriel Kaplan teaching his Sweathogs, debut on ABC.
In 1976, COVER OF ROLLING STONE: DOONESBURY
In 1978, "The Fabulous Funnies", TV cartoon show, debut on NBC.
In 1978, Waylon Jennings' "I've Always Been Crazy" starts a three-week run at #1 in Billboard
In 1979, "Out of the Blue" began airing on ABC
In 1981, 09 x 09 = 81
In 1982, "Barney Miller", TV Comedy; last aired on ABC after 7 years. More police are taken off the streets as ABC shuts down Barney Miller's 12th Precinct after a riotous seven-year run.
In 1986, "The Wizard", TV Comedy; debut on CBS.
In 1989, "Beetlejuice", TV Cartoon Show; debut on ABC.
In 1989, "Beetlejuice: The Animated Series" began airing in syndication
In 1989, "Camp Candy", TV Cartoon Show with John Candy; debut on NBC.
In 1989, R.C., "Hangin' Tough" by New Kids On The Block peaked at #1 on the pop singles chart; "Sagging Guts" was a parody of it.
In 1995, "Pinky and the Brain" began airing on Kids' WB
In 1995, on the cover of TV Guide: "Paul Reiser, Kelsey Grammer, Garry Shandling". Other Articles: Murphy Brown,Gary Sinise, Tony Danza
In 1995, R.C., "Gangsta's Paradise" by Coolio peaked at #1 on the pop singles chart; "Weird Al" parodied it into "Amish Paradise."
In 1995, The Kids WB premiered its cartoon lineup with "Animaniacs", "Sylvester & Tweety Mysteries", "Pinky And The Brain", "Freakazoid!", and "Earthworm Jim".
In 1997, "Aquarium" album by Aqua was released. It includes the novelty song "Barbie Girl."
In 1997, U.S. character actor Burgess Meredith died. A veteran of stage and screen, he was nominated for an Oscar for his supporting role in "Rocky" but was probably best remembered for his portrayal of The Penguin in the Batman TV series.
In 1999, in Beloit, Wisconsin, Nicholas Stephen Wadle was born at 9:09 am on the ninth day of the ninth month of 1999. His weight? Nine pounds and nine ounces.
In 1999, it was 9:09:09 on 9-9-99
In 2003, the sitcoms "Whoopi" and "Happy Family" premiered on NBC.
In 2004, "Joey" began airing on NBC. It became the "AfterMASH" of sequels to sitcoms, sinking in the ratings and gone after the second season.
In 2004, Lino Urdaneta's first major league appearance results in an unearned run average of infinity when the Tigers rookie does not retire a batter, giving up five hits, one walk and six earned runs. Fortunately for the right-hander, the Mets will give him the opportunity to appear in two games in 2007, in which he allows one run in one inning of work, to bring down his ERA to a much more respectable 63.00.
In 2008, Thai Prime Minister Samak Sundaravej was ousted for moonlighting as a paid performer on a TV cooking show.
In 2081, 09 x 09 = 81
In 2099, it was 9:09:09 on 9-9-99