🎭Julie Payne -- Birthdate Conflict -- b.9/11/1940 or 9/11/1946 N.S.
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Curb Your Enthusiasm, Garfield and Friends (various), Wizards & Warriors, The Duck Factory, Leo & Liz in Beverly Hills
Movie Titles: Misery, Rain Man, This is Spinal Tap
🎭Roxann Biggs-Dawson -- is 59 in the year 2017 and 60 in the year 2018; b.9/11/1958
TV Shows: Star Trek: Voyager (as chief engineer B'Elanna Torres, half Klingon/half human)
Movie Titles: Guilty by Suspicion
🎭🎮🎵Elizabeth Daily -- is 55 in the year 2017 and 56 in the year 2018; b.9/11/1962
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Video Game Voice Actress, Pop Singer
Names/Places: aka E.G. Daily during her pop singer days
Song Titles: Say It Say It
TV Shows: Rugrats (as Tommy Pickles, voice), The PowerPuff Girls (voice)
Movie Titles: Pee-wee's Big Adventure, The Rugrats Movie, Happy Feet
Video Games: Fire Emblem: Fates, Lego Dimensions, Skylanders (series)
🎭Tom Dreesen -- is 78 in the year 2017 and 79 in the year 2018; b.9/11/1939
Misc: Tim Reid's ex-partner
Movie Titles: The Rat Pack, Man on the Moon
🎭Felton Perry -- is 72 in the year 2017 and 73 in the year 2018; b.9/11/1945
TV Shows: Hooperman (as Inspector Clarence McNeil)
Movie Titles: RoboCop, Dumb and Dumber, Magnum Force
🎭Kadan Rockett -- is 12 in the year 2017 and 13 in the year 2018; b.9/11/2005 N.S.
Actor, Magician/Illusionist, Ventriloquist
Movie Titles: Dark Skies, The Fortune Theory
🎵🎸Tommy Shaw -- is 64 in the year 2017 and 65 in the year 2018; b.9/11/1953
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Styx, Damn Yankees
🎭Roger Barkley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/11/1936 d.12/21/1997 (61)
Misc: of the Lohman and Barkley radio comedy team
🎭Pinto Colvig -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/11/1892 d.10/3/1967 (75)
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: voice of Goofy and Pluto (Walt Disney)
TV Shows: Bozo the Clown (voice)
🎭Cathryn Damon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/11/1930 d.5/4/1987 (56)
TV Shows: Soap (as Mary Dallas Campbell), Webster (as Cassie Parker)
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🎵Jack Ely -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/11/1943 d.4/27/2015 (71)
Group Names: The Kingsmen
Song Titles: Louie Louie
🎵Jack Fascinato -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/11/1915 d.12/25/1994 (79)
TV Shows: Kukla, Fran, & Ollie (musical director)
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🎵Ben Hewitt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/11/1935 d.12/8/1996 (61)
Songwriter, Pop Singer
Misc: he sang like Elvis Presley
✍🎵🎸Jim Carroll -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/1/1949 d.9/11/2009 (60)
Poet, Songwriter, Punk Rock Singer
Song Titles: People Who Died
🎭Pat Corley -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/1/1930 d.9/11/2006 (76)
TV Shows: Murphy Brown (as Phil the Bartender)
✍James "J.P." Donleavy -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/23/1926 d.9/11/2017 N.S. (91)
Author, Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Irish
Misc: his 1955 novel "The Ginger Man" shook up the literary world with its combination of sexual frankness and outrageous humor
Book Titles: The Ginger Man
🎨🎭Max Fleischer -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/19/1883 d.9/11/1972 (89)
Animator, Producer, Austrian
Misc: Creator of Koko & Betty Boop; brought Popeye and Superman to life; Dave's brother; some say b. 1884 or b. 1889
✍🎭Larry Gelbart -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1938 d.9/11/2009 (71)
Hall of Famer, Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter, TV Producer
TV Shows: M*A*S*H (developer)
🎭Harold Gould -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/10/1923 d.9/11/2010 (86)
Names/Places: b. in Schenectady, New York
Misc: appeared in 300 TV shows, 25 films, and 50 stage plays
TV Shows: He & She, Rhoda (as Martin Morgenstern), Feather & Father Gang, Dinosaurs (as chief), The Golden Girls (as Miles)
🎭🎵Lorne Greene -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/12/1915 d.9/11/1987 (72)
TV/Stage/Radio Actor, TV Host, Novelty Singer, Canadian
Misc: CBC radio newscaster
Song Titles: Ringo
TV Shows: Sailor of Fortune, Bonanza (as Ben Cartwright), Griff (star), Last of the Wild (narrator), Roots (as John), Battlestar Galactica (as Cmdr. Adama), Code Red
🎭Percy Helton -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/31/1894 d.9/11/1971 (77)
TV Shows: The Beverly Hillbillies (as Homer Cratchit)
🎭Kevin McCarthy -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/15/1914 d.9/11/2010 (96)
Names/Places: b. in Seattle; Mary's brother
TV Shows: The Survivors, Flamingo Road (as Claude Weldon), Dynasty (as Lucas Carter)
Movie Titles: Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Death of a Salesman, UHF (as R.J. Fletcher)
⛪🎭John Ritter -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/17/1948 d.9/11/2003 (54)
Protestant, TV/Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Burbank, CA; RFN:Jonathan; Tex's son, Amy Yasbeck's hubby
TV Shows: The Waltons (as Rev Matthew Fordwick), Three's Company (as Jack Tripper), Three's a Crowd (as Jack Tripper), Hooperman (as Det. Harry Hooperman), Anything But Love (as Patrick Serreau), Fish Police (as Inspector Gil), Hearts Afire (as John Hartman), Stay Tuned, Felicity (as Mr. Covington), Clifford the Big Red Dog (voice), 8 Simple Rules (as Paul Hennessy)
Movie Titles: The Barefoot Executive, Americathon
🎭John Sylvester White -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1919 d.9/11/1988 (68)
TV Shows: Welcome Back Kotter (as V.P. Michael Woodman)
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In 1915, the British Women's Institute is founded in Wales at Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllandysiliogogogoch (no kidding, that's how it is spelled).
In 1950, "Space Patrol" TV children's show debuted on ABC-TV. The adventures of Commander Buzz Corry and his fearless assistant Cadet Happy began as a 15-minute daily before expanding to a half-hour once a week in 1951.
In 1950, the comic strip "Beetle Bailey" debut.
In 1959, "The Phil Silvers Show", TV Comedy; last aired on CBS.
In 1961, R.C., "Donald Where's Your Trousers?" by Andy Stewart peaked at #77 on the pop singles chart.
In 1967, "The Carol Burnett Show" TV Variety show began its 11 year run on CBS-TV. It was home to a talented cast of regulars like Harvey Korman, Vicki Lawrence, and Tim Conway. The initials for CBS also stood for Carol Burnett Show.
In 1967, "The Danny Thomas Hour", TV Variety; debut on NBC.
In 1968, "Lost In Space", TV Scifi Adventure; last aired on CBS. Bill Mumy who played young Will went on to more fame in "Babylon 5" as well as half of the novelty duo "Barnes and Barnes".
In 1970, "Would you believe?" The last of the "Get Smart" series on CBS-TV was aired this night. The show, featuring dimwitted, secret agent Maxwell Smart, played by Don Adams, and his sidekick, Agent 99 (Barbara Feldon), aired on NBC in 1965 before moving to CBS. Syndication allows "Get Smart" to continue in reruns today. Incidentally, Max's shoe phone was worn on his right foot.
In 1971, "Archie's TV Funnies", and "Pebbles & Bamm Bamm", TV Cartoon Shows, debut on CBS.
In 1971, "Help! It's The Hair Bear Bunch", TV Cartoon Show, debut on CBS. Soon to be an animiated motion picture. Yeah, right.
In 1971, "Lidsville", TV Childrens starring Butch Patrick and Charles Nelson Reilly, debut on ABC.
In 1971, "The Bugs Bunny Show", TV Cartoon Show, returned on CBS.
In 1971, "The Jackson 5ive" featuring Michael Jackson's snake, "The Funky Phantom", TV Cartoon Shows, & "The Curiosity Shop", TV Childrens, debut on ABC.
In 1972, "The New Bill Cosby Show", TV Variety; debut on CBS.
In 1974, "Little House On the Prarie" TV General Drama starring Michael Landon premieres on NBC-TV. The show also starred Melissa Gilbert. One demented note: co-star Allison Arngrim had some of her cuts from her album "Heeere's Amy", spoofing Amy Carter, played on the Dr. Demento Show.
In 1976, "Junior Almost Anything Goes", TV Childrens; "Jabberjaw", "The Tom And Jerry/Grape Ape/Mumbly Show", TV Cartoon Show, & "The Scooby-Doo/Dynomutt Hour", TV Cartoon Show; debut on ABC; Scooby was on CBS until August 1976.
In 1976, "Monster Squad", & "The Kids From C.A.P.E.R.", TV Childrens; debut on NBC.
In 1976, "Sylvester And Tweety", TV Cartoon Show; debut on CBS.
In 1976, "Tarzan, Lord Of The Jungle", TV Cartoon Show, & "Way Out Games", TV Childrens Game; debut on CBS.
In 1976, "The Krofft Supershow", TV Childrens; debut on ABC.
In 1976, "The Mumbly Cartoon Show" began airing on ABC
In 1981, After five months of standing room only shows at The Roxy Theatre, the rest of the nation gets to see "The Pee-wee Herman Show," courtesy of HBO.
In 1982, "The Daffy Duck Show", TV Cartoon Show; last aired on NBC.
In 1982, Jerry Reed hits the mother lode on Billboard's country chart, going to #1 with "She Got The Goldmine (I Got The Shaft)"
In 1982, R.C., "Themes From E.T. (The Extra-Terrestrial)" by Walter Murphy peaked at #47 on the pop singles chart.
In 1982, R.C., "Valley Girl" by Frank Zappa featuring Moon Unit Zappa peaked at #32 on the pop singles chart. To this day, Moon still hates to sing that song. It was the biggest charting single for Frank in the U.S., but in Scandanavia in the 1960s, his spicy "Bobby Brown" topped the charts. Needless to say, this song hit #1 in Los Angeles where most of the Vals live.
In 1987, CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather, angry over a news delay due to a tennis match overrun, walked off the set, leaving six minutes of dead air following the one minute tennis overrun. The ratings were so good that CBS ordered a 13-week committment to the blank screen as a series.
In 1989, "Indigo Girls" album by Indigo Girls was certified Gold by the RIAA
In 1989, "The Joan Rivers Show" TV talk show began airing in syndication
In 1990, "The Family Man" began airing on CBS
In 1992, "The Dennis Miller Show", TV Talk Show; last aired in syndicaion. Say goodbye, Jinky!
In 1992, "The Little Mermaid" began airing on CBS
In 1993, "Droopy, Master Detective" began airing on Fox
In 1993, on the cover of TV Guide: "Kelsey Grammer of Frasier". Other Articles: Brisco County Jr., Frank Gifford
In 1995, "Ned and Stacey" could be considered a big career boost for Thomas Hayden Church, who's just parachuted from the airplane disaster "Wings." Instead, the odd couple sitcom is more of a launching pad for Hayden's costars Debra Messing ("Will & Grace") and Greg Germann ("Ally McBeal").
In 1995, a week following the premiere of "Carnie" (Wilson), the talk shows "Gabrielle" (Carteris), "George & Alana" (Hamilton & Stewart), "Danny!" (Bonaduce), "Lauren Hutton," and "Tempestt" (Bledsoe) premiere to indifference, yawns, stupor, apathy, and low ratings. Not necessarily in that order. None see a sophomore year. Where are the game shows?
In 1995, Green Day tells a British magazine that they turned down an invitation to perform on "Sesame Street" because "we couldn't handle a mosh pit full of 5 year olds."
In 1995, the No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit was "Gangsta's Paradise" (from the film "Dangerous Minds") by Coolio, featuring L.V. A year later, Weird Al Yankovic came out with the parody called "Amish Paradise."
In 1999, 09 x 11 = 99
In 1999, Grand Ole Opry stars Riders in the Sky make concert appearance number 4,000 during Cowboy Days in Puyallup, Wash. The group has had the same personnel for 21 years.
In 2000, "Girlfriends" premired on UPN
In 2001, the book "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Book 3)" was released.
In 2003, "The Mullets" premiered on UPN.
In 2003, actor John Ritter died six days before his 55th birthday at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, Calif. - the same hospital where he was born in 1948.
In 2003, singer Johnny Cash died in Nashville of complications from diabetes. Cash was 71.
In 2003, Steve Harvey returns to the WB netlet with a new variety show, "Steve Harvey's Big Time"
In 2004, "The Batman" began airing on Kids' WB
In 2099, 09 x 11 = 99