🎭Mitch Holleman -- is 23 in the year 2017 and 24 in the year 2018; b.9/13/1994
TV Shows: Reba (as Jake Hart)
Movie Titles: The Animal, Bubble Boy, Daddio
🎭Geri Jewell -- is 61 in the year 2017 and 62 in the year 2018; b.9/13/1956
Actress, Comedienne, Producer
Misc: who has cerebral palsy & did stand up comedy
TV Shows: The Facts of Life (as Cousin Jeri Warner), Deadwood (as Jewel), Child of the '70s (as Geri Jewell)
🎵James Johnson -- is 78 in the year 2017 and 79 in the year 2018; b.9/13/1939
Misc: of the Jayhawks; "Stranded In The Jungle"; renamed as Vibrations with hits "The Watusi" and "My Girl Sloopy"; and sandwiched in between as the Marathons doing "Peanut Butter" (get it? Peanut Butter sandwich?)
Group Names: The Jayhawks, The Marathons, Vibrations
Song Titles: Peanut Butter, Stranded in the Jungle, The Watusi, My Girl Sloopy
✍🎭Tyler Perry -- is 48 in the year 2017 and 49 in the year 2018; b.9/13/1969
Writer, Playwright, Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: House of Payne, For Better For Worse
Movie Titles: Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor, I Can Do Bad All By Myself, Diary of a Mad Black Woman, Madea Goes To Jail
✍🎭J. G. Quintel -- is 35 in the year 2017 and 36 in the year 2018; b.9/13/1982 N.S.
Writer, TV Producer
TV Shows: The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, Regular Show in Space, Regular Show
Movie Titles: Regular Show: The Movie
✍🎭Jeff Ross -- is 52 in the year 2017 and 53 in the year 2018; b.9/13/1965 N.S.
Author, Actor, Comedian
🎭Ben Savage -- is 37 in the year 2017 and 38 in the year 2018; b.9/13/1980
Names/Places: Fred's brother
TV Shows: Dear John, Boy Meets World (as Cory Matthews), Girl Meets World (as Cory Matthews)
Movie Titles: Little Monsters, Clifford, Car Babes
🎭Fred Silverman -- is 80 in the year 2017 and 81 in the year 2018; b.9/13/1937
Hall of Famer, TV Executive, TV Producer
Names/Places: b. in New York City
Misc: CBS, ABC, NBC network programmer 1970-80s
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🎵🎸Zack Starkey -- is 52 in the year 2017 and 53 in the year 2018; b.9/13/1965
Rock & Roll Drummer, English
Names/Places: Ringo & Maureen's son
Group Names: Oasis (the third drummer)
🎭Joe E. Tata -- is 81 in the year 2017 and 82 in the year 2018; b.9/13/1936
TV Shows: Batman (as Goon, Suleiman and Tallow in five episodes), The Rockford Files, Beverly Hills 90210 (as Nat Busicio)
✍Roald Dahl -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1916 d.11/23/1990 (74)
Short Story Writer, Children's Author, Screen/Scriptwriter, Welsh (Wales)
Names/Places: Patricia Neal's ex-
Book Titles: James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The Witches, Fantastic Mr Fox, The BFG, George's Marvellous Medicine, The Twits, Tales of the Unexpected, My Uncle Oswald
Movie Titles: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (screenwriter)
🎭Roy Engle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1913 d.12/29/1980 (67)
TV Shows: Date with the Angels, My Favorite Martian (as police chief)
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🎵Bill Monroe -- Birth 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.
🎭Mae Questel -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1908 d.1/8/1998 (89)
Cartoon Voice Actress
Misc: voice of Betty Boop; d. Jan 4?
Movie Titles: Betty Boop (cartoon shorts)
🎵Arnold Schoenberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1874 d.7/13/1951 (76)
Names/Places: b. in Vienna
Misc: 12-tone music system, or else we'd all sing offkey.
🎭Reta Shaw -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1912 d.1/8/1982 (69)
TV/Movie Actress, Comedienne
TV Shows: Mr. Peepers (as Aunt Lil), Betty White Show, Ann Sothern Show (as Flora Macauley), Tab Hunter Show (as Thelma), Ichabod & Me (as Aunt Lavinia), Cara Williams Show, The Ghost & Mrs. Muir (as Martha Grant)
🎭🎵🎷Mel Torme -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/13/1925 d.6/5/1999 (73)
TV/Movie Actor, Music Producer, Composer/Songwriter, Songwriter, Drummer, Pianist, Jazz Singer
Names/Places: b. in Chicago; NN:The 'Velvet Fog' singer; RN:Melvin Howard
Song Titles: The Christmas Song (penned for Nat King Cole)
TV Shows: Night Court (as himself, occasional)
🎖Freddy Kruger -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/31/1984 d.9/13/1991 (6)
Misc: Horror movie character; dead forever?
✍🎭Mervyn Le Roy -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/15/1900 d.9/13/1987 (86)
Writer, Movie Actor, Movie Producer/Director
Movie Titles: Wizard of Oz, Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo, Little Women
🎭Philip Ober -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/23/1902 d.9/13/1982 (80)
Names/Places: Vivian Vance's ex-husband
TV Shows: I Dream of Jeannie (as Gen. Wingard Stone)
🎵Leopold Stokowski -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/18/1882 d.9/13/1977 (95)
Musician, Conductor, English
Names/Places: d. in Hampshire, England
Misc: one of the best-known symphonic conductors of all time; Walt Disney movies
Group Names: Philadelphia Orchestra (conductor)
🎭🎮Frank Vincent -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/4/1939 d.9/13/2017 N.S. (78)
Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: The Sopranos (as Phil Leotardo)
Movie Titles: Raging Bull, Casino, Goodfellas
Video Games: Grand Theft Auto (series)
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In 1955, Little Richard records "Tutti Frutti".
In 1956, "The Snooky Lanson Show", TV Music; last aired on NBC.
In 1958, on the cover of TV Guide: "The Lennon Sisters". Other Articles: Spike Jones, State Trooper
In 1963, The Polite Comedians: In a article, TIME magazine profiles several up and coming comic talents including: Bill Cosby, Bob Newhart, & Jackie Mason.
In 1965, "Hazel", TV Comedy; moved to CBS.
In 1969, "Get Smart", TV Comedy, last aired on NBC, moved to CBS.
In 1969, "Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!" began airing on CBS Saturday Morning
In 1969, "The Archie Comedy Hour" began airing on CBS Saturday Morning
In 1971, Wayne Rollings, a 30-year-old Marine captain stationed at Kaneohe, HI, did 17,000 sit-ups in 7 hours and 27 minutes.
In 1972, "My Ding-A-Ling" single by Chuck Berry was certified Gold by the RIAA
In 1972, "The Paul Lynde Show" makes its debut on ABC. Our hero is a trapped in a standard "married with children" storyline which unfortunately just sounds funnier than most of the lame awkward material he's given. The show is canceled after an excruciatingly long single season.
In 1974, "Chico And The Man", TV Comedy; debut on NBC.
In 1974, "The Rockford Files", TV Crime Drama starring James Garner, debut on NBC. James Garner brings his low-key persona to the character of ex-con private investigator Jim Rockford.
In 1975, "Mr. Jaws", by Dickie Goodman entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1975, R.C., "Black Superman - Muhammad Ali" by Johnny Wakelin & The Kinshasa Band peaked at #21 on the pop singles chart.
In 1975, R.C., "Por Amor Viviremos (Love Will Keep Us Together In Spanish)" by Captain & Tennille peaked at #49 on the pop singles chart.
In 1976, "The Muppet Show" began airing in syndication. It first aired in Great Britain on September 5, 1976.
In 1976, COVER OF PEOPLE: PAUL LYNDE (from TV's "HOLLYWOOD SQUARES")
In 1976, New Jersey has the first state-regulated lottery winning number of three zeros (000).
In 1976, Rick Dees was fired from WMPS/Memphis in a dispute over his hit "Disco Duck." The rest is history. Dees is now quacking all the way to the bank.
In 1977, "Soap", TV Comedy, soap opera parody; debut on ABC with the first viewer discretion warning. Before the show even aired, religious groups wanted to wash ABC's mouth out OF Soap, but the network held fast. The show premieres, and Billy Crystal will become TV's most famous gay character in the days before Ellen DeGeneres's lesbian coming-out episode in 1997, while costar Richard Mulligan will become invisible. Nowadays, there is more widespread acceptance to the gay citizens than there ever was back in this day.
In 1977, "The Richard Pryor Show", TV Variety; debut on NBC.
In 1979, "Benson", TV Comedy; debut on ABC. It was a spin-off of "Soap."
In 1980, R.C., "All Out Of Love" by Air Supply peaked at #2 on the pop singles chart; funny that the first guitar riffs of that song is very similar to those of the 1978 demented hit "Dead Puppies" by Odgen Edsl.
In 1983, on Guiding Light, Phillip and Mindy broke up.
In 1986, "Pee-Wee's Playhouse", TV Childrens; starring Paul Reubens, debut on CBS.
In 1986, "The Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show", TV Cartoon Show, debut on ABC.
In 1986, "The Flintstone Kids", TV Cartoon Show, debut on ABC.
In 1986, "The Real Ghostbusters", TV Comedy, debut on ABC.
In 1987, Paul Lynch of Great Britain does 32,573 push-ups in 24 hours.
In 1989, the movie "Batman" was released in the movie theaters in France.
In 1990, "Babes" began airing on Fox
In 1991, Alice Cooper sells copies of his new record, "Hey Stoopid" for 99 cents in New York's Times Square.
In 1991, the movie "Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare" was released in the movie theaters in USA, or was he?
In 1992, "Bob" TV Comedy starring Bob Newhart debut on CBS.
In 1992, "Flying Blind", TV Comedy, debut on Fox.
In 1992, comedian Bill Cosby topped Forbes magazine's sixth annual list of the world's highest-paid entertainers. David Tanny ranks as one of the world's lowest-paid entertainers.
In 1993, "Animaniacs", TV Cartoon Show, debut on Fox.
In 1993, "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" makes its premiere on NBC. E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg is the show's band leader with the Max Weinberg 7.
In 1993, "Ricki Lake Show", TV Talk Show, debut in syndication.
In 1993, NBC finally answers the question, "Conan who?" as "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" premieres. Not that this stops reviewers from asking "Conan who?"
In 1994, George Burns, undergoes surgery to drain fluid from his brain.
In 1995, "The Drew Carey Show," starring comedian Carey in an ensemble comedy about working-class buddies, debut on ABC-TV.
In 1995, "The Naked Truth" TV Comedy debut on ABC; it moved to NBC in 1997.
In 1996, "Everybody Loves Raymond" began airing on CBS. It starred Ray Romano.
In 1996, in New London, CT, the Medrano family got a lucky surprise on Friday the 13th as sisters Angelique Medrano and Genevieve Medrano both had baby boys on Friday. They are not the only ones in the family who were born on a Friday the 13th. One relative was born on that day in September 50 years ago, but died four years later. But then there's the babies' great-great-aunt, Frances Tucker of Ledyard, who turned 83 that Friday.
In 1997, "Fudge" began airing on CBS beginning season 2 after spending almost two years on ABC
In 1997, "The New Batman/Superman Adventures" began airing on Kids' WB
In 1997, "The Weird Al Show" children's TV show hosted by Alfred Yankovic debut on CBS-TV.
In 1997, CBS enlists song parodist "Weird Al" Yankovic to create an educational Saturday-morning show for teens. As Yankovic explains in the show's theme song, "One day Al was in the forest, trying to get a tan/When he heard the tortured screaming of a funny little man/He was caught in a bear trap, and Al set him free/And the guy that he rescued was grateful as could be!/And it turns out that he's a big shot producer on TV/So he gives Al a contract, and what do you know/Now he's got his very own 'Weird Al' Show!" It lasts one season.
In 1998, "The Late Show with David Letterman was named Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Series (can't they select a category?) at the 50th annual Emmy Awards. The Outstanding Series win marked the second Emmy honor for Letterman in this Category. Letterman said of the win: "All credit to the team. The best part of this job is I get to work with my friends." In his 16 years on late night television, Letterman has been honored with 55 Emmy nominations and eight Emmy Awards, including 20 nominations and three Emmy Awards for the LATE SHOW since its premiere in 1993. In addition, Letterman's morning program, "The David Letterman Show," earned five nominations and two Emmy Awards.
In 1998, Frasier" won its fifth straight Best Comedy Emmy, making this the first show of either comedy or drama to win five Best Emmys, breaking records held by "The Dick Van Dyke Show" for comedy and "Hill Street Blues" for drama. "Frasier" star Kelsey Grammer picked up his third, and co-star David Hyde Pierce won his second. Helen Hunt, who won an Oscar in March for "As Good as It Gets," took her third consecutive Emmy for her work on "Mad About You." The first-time winners included "The Practice" for best drama, Christine Lahti of "Chicago Hope" and Andre Braugher of "Homicide: Life on the Street."
In 1999, "Martin Short" TV talk show premiered in syndication
In 1999, "The Martin Short Show" TV talker premiered in syndication.
In 2008, After wild conjecture over who would play Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin on "Saturday Night Live," writer-performer Tina Fey returned to her old show for an opening sketch featuring her and Fey's former "Weekend Update" co-host Amy Poehler as Sen. Hillary Clinton.