🎭🎮Zoe Caldwell -- is 84 in the year 2017 and 85 in the year 2018; b.9/14/1933
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Video Game Voice Actress, Australian
Movie Titles: Extremely Loud and Close, Lilo and Stitch, Birth, The Purple Rose of Cairo
Video Games: Kingdom Hearts (series), Stitch Experiment 626
🎭Mary Francis Crosby -- is 58 in the year 2017 and 59 in the year 2018; b.9/14/1959
TV/Movie Actress, Ballet Dancer
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles; Katherine Grant & Bing's daughter
Misc: some sources give b. 1954
TV Shows: Brothers & Sisters (as Suzi Cooper), Dallas (as Kristin Shepard who shot J.R.!)
Movie Titles: The Legend of Zorro, The Ice Pirates, Tapeheads
Sean Preston Federline -- is 12 in the year 2017 and 13 in the year 2018; b.9/14/2005
Names/Places: Britney Spears and Kevin's son
🎭Connor Fielding -- is 11 in the year 2017 and 12 in the year 2018; b.9/14/2006 N.S.
Names/Places: Owen's twin brother
Movie Titles: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (series)
🎭Owen Fielding -- is 11 in the year 2017 and 12 in the year 2018; b.9/14/2006 N.S.
Names/Places: Connor's twin brother
Movie Titles: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (series, first three installments)
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🎭Faith Ford -- is 53 in the year 2017 and 54 in the year 2018; b.9/14/1964
Names/Places: b. in Alexandria, LA
TV Shows: Another World, Murphy Brown (as Corky Sherwood-Forrest), Maggie Winters (star), The Norm Show (as Shelley Kilmartin), Hope and Faith (as Hope Shanowski)
Movie Titles: The Pacifier, Sometimes They Come Back for More
✍🎭Ben Garant -- is 47 in the year 2017 and 48 in the year 2018; b.9/14/1970
Screenwriter, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: @midnight (producer); Reno 911!
Movie Titles: Night at the Museum (series), Reno 911: Miami, Herbie Fully Loaded
🎭Jamie Kaler -- is 53 in the year 2017 and 54 in the year 2018; b.9/14/1964
Actor, Comedian, Director
TV Shows: My Boys (as Mike Callahan)
Movie Titles: Spanglish, The Family Stone, The Wicked
🎨🎭🎮Walter Koenig -- is 81 in the year 2017 and 82 in the year 2018; b.9/14/1936
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
Names/Places: b. in Chicago, Illinois
Misc: some say b. in 1938
TV Shows: Babylon 5 (as Alfred Bester), Star Trek (as navigator Ensign Lt. Pavel Chekov)
Movie Titles: Star Trek (series)
Video Games: Star Trek (series), Starfleet Academy: Chekov's Lost Missions
🎭Ron Pearson -- is 49 in the year 2017 and 50 in the year 2018; b.9/14/1968
TV Shows: Malcolm and Eddie (as Doug Rickets)
Movie Titles: The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, Little Black Book, StarStruck
🎭Barbara Sharma -- is 79 in the year 2017 and 80 in the year 2018; b.9/14/1938
Misc: retired from acting in 2002
TV Shows: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In, Rhoda (as Myrna Morgenstein), Glitter, Becker
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🎭Sebastian Sozzi -- is 35 in the year 2017 and 36 in the year 2018; b.9/14/1982
Movie Titles: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Half Nelson, In the Cut, Prime
🎭Kimberly Williams -- is 46 in the year 2017 and 47 in the year 2018; b.9/14/1971
Names/Places: aka Kimberly Williams-Paisley
TV Shows: According To Jim (as Dana)
Movie Titles: Father of the Bride (series), We Are Marshall
🎭🎮Robert Wisdom -- is 64 in the year 2017 and 65 in the year 2018; b.9/14/1953
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: The Wire, Nashville (as Coleman Carlisle)
Movie Titles: The Dark Knight Rises, Face/Off, Ray, Sex and Death 101
Video Games: The Lord of the Rings: Conquest, Spider-Man: Web of Shadows, Call of Duty: Black Ops II
🎭Bob McAllister -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/14/1934 d.7/21/1998 (63)
TV Host, Magician/Illusionist
TV Shows: Wonderama, Kids Are People Too
🎭🏆Clayton Moore -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/14/1914 d.12/28/1999 (85)
TV/Movie Actor, Model
Names/Places: b. in Chicago, Illinois
Misc: some say b. 1908
TV Shows: The Lone Ranger (star)
🎨Willard Mullin -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/14/1902 d.12/21/1978 (76)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: sports, created Dodgers "Bum" and Mets "Kid"
🎵Joseph W. Clokey -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/28/1890 d.9/14/1960 (70)
Educator, Professor, Composer, Organist
Names/Places: Art's adoptive father
🎭Charles Crichton -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/6/1910 d.9/14/1999 (89)
Movie Producer/Director, English
Movie Titles: Battle Of Sexes, A Fish Called Wanda
🎭🎵Vernon Dalhart -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/6/1883 d.9/14/1948 (65)
Hall of Famer, Vaudevillan, Tenor, Opera Singer, Country Singer
Misc: or died Sep 15 or Sep 18?
✍🎭Henry Gibson -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/21/1935 d.9/14/2009 (73)
Author, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian
TV Shows: Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In (as Poet-in-Residence/regular), F Troop (as Wrongo Starr)
Movie Titles: Nashville
🎭Michael Greer -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/20/1943 d.9/14/2002 (59)
🎭Gordon Barton McLendon -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/8/1921 d.9/14/1986 (65)
Hall of Famer, Radio Broadcaster
Names/Places: NN:The Maverick of Radio.
Misc: a pioneer in radio and a pirate radio broadcaster
🎭LaWanda Page -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/19/1920 d.9/14/2002 (81)
Names/Places: b. in Cleveland, OH; NN:The Bronze Goddess of Fire
TV Shows: Sanford & Son (as Aunt Esther Anderson), BAD Cats (as Ma)
✍🎭Louis Quinn -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/23/1915 d.9/14/1988 (73)
Comedy Writer, Actor
TV Shows: 77 Sunset Strip (as Roscoe)
🎭🎵Patrick Swayze -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/18/1952 d.9/14/2009 (57)
TV/Movie Actor, Dancer, Songwriter, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Houston; Lisa Niemi's hubby
Misc: some say b. 1952
TV Shows: Renegades, North & South, The Beast
Movie Titles: The Outsiders, Red Dawn, Dirty Dancing, Road House, Ghost, Point Break, To Wong Foo--Thanks For Everything--Julie Newmar, Three Wishes, Donnie Darko, Jump!
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In 1953, Comedians Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara marry.
In 1955, "Tutti Frutti", whose name was taken from an ice cream flavor, was recorded by Little Richard in a two-day recroding session at Specialty Records in Hollywood. A-womp-bomp-a-lubop, alop-bam-boom!
In 1956, The first prefrontal lobotomy was performed at the George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. I guess the patient would rather have a frontal lobotomy than to have a bottle in front of him.
In 1958, "The $64,000 Challenge", TV Game Show; last aired on CBS.
In 1959, R.C., "Private Eye" by The Olympics peaked at #95 on the pop singles chart.
In 1959, R.C., "The Mummy" by Bob McFadden & Dor peaked at #39 on the pop singles chart.
In 1964, "Make Room For Daddy", TV Comedy, aka The Danny Thomas Show; last aired on CBS.
In 1964, "No Time For Sergeants", TV Comedy; debut on ABC. The poor sarges couldn't find their watches (GROAN).
In 1964, Walt Disney was awarded the Medal of Freedom at the White House.
In 1965, "F Troop", TV Comedy; debut on ABC.
In 1965, "My Mother The Car", TV Comedy, probably the worst TV show ever, until "South Of Sunset" debut in 1993, debut on NBC. Jerry Van Dyke, whose deceased TV mother was reincarnated as an automobile, a 1928 Porter (voice by Ann Sothern), had better success in another TV series 24 years later, "Coach".
In 1965, "Please Don't Eat The Daises", TV Comedy; debut on NBC.
In 1967, Holy ignition! In 1967, tonight's episode of "Batman" reveals that Dick Grayson (aka Robin) has just earned his driver's license, allowing him to drive the Batmobile.
In 1968, "The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour" began airing on CBS Saturday Morning.
In 1968, R.C., "1, 2, 3, Red Light" by 1910 Fruitgum Company peaked at #5 on the pop singles chart.
In 1968, The mastermind behind "The Monkees," Don Kirshner, presented his latest idea that's based on the comic book series. "The Archie Show", TV Cartoon Show whose 1970 single, "Sugar, Sugar," sold over 6 million copies, debut on CBS. This bubble-gum group created by Don Kirshner sold millions of singles and gathered over a staggering 70% share cutting through many age groups from children to adults. Also debuting on CBS were "The Batman/Superman Hour", "The Wacky Races", "The Go-Go Gophers", & "The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Hour", all cartoon shows.
In 1969, "The Bill Cosby Show", TV Comedy; debut on NBC.
In 1970, "The Red Skelton Show", TV Variety; moved to NBC.
In 1972, as lights went out in bedrooms throughout America, voices were heard repeating the Good night routine performed on this, the first performance of "The Waltons" TV drama on CBS-TV in 1972. "Good night, John Boy", "Good night, Jim-Bob", "Good night, Elizabeth", and so on.
In 1973, in a Brady Bunch episode called "Adios, Johnny Bravo", Greg is picked to become a rock star, the Brady kids audition their act for a television amateur show and Greg is spotted by a musical agent who wants to sign him up. But the agent, Tami Cutler, doesn't want all the Bradys, just Greg.
In 1978, the first episode of the TV series, "Mork & Mindy", starring the irrepressible manic new talent Robin Williams as Mork the Orkan and actress, Pam Dawber as Mindy, aired this night on ABC-TV. Mork had made an earlier (February, 1978) appearance -- landing on earth during an episode of "Happy Days". Na nu, na nu.
In 1979, Kenny Rogers received a star in the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 1979, Theodore J. Coombs completed a 5,193 mile roller skate from Los Angeles to NYC and back to Yates Center, Kansas.
In 1980, "Weird Al" Yankovic recorded "Another One Rides The Bus" for a Placebo EP live on The Dr. Demento Show on the late KMET-FM 94.7 in Los Angeles, Calif. Damascus doing the deep bass voice during the chorus and the bass drum-like boom was done by John Bermuda Schwartz who met Weird Al that same night.
In 1981, "Entertainment Tonight", TV Magazine, TV's first same-day satellite delivered syndicated show, debut. It was also the first program of its kind. It's must-see news the networks don't cover. They didn't cover celebrity birthdays until 1983, just a couple of years after D.T. began compiling them from The World Almanac to begin with.
In 1984, The first "MTV Video Music Awards", co-hosted by Dan Aykroyd and Bette Midler, were presented at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. The Cars won Best Video honors for "You Might Think", and Michael Jackson won Best Overall Performance and Choreography for his "Thriller" video. Herbie Hancock was the big winner, winning five awards for his "Rockit" video. However, Madonna stole the show with her performance of "Like A Virgin" in which she rolled around on the stage in a wedding dress.
In 1985, "227", TV Comedy; debut on NBC.
In 1985, "Hulk Hogan's Rock'n Wrestling", TV Cartoon Show; debut on CBS.
In 1985, "Jim Henson's Little Muppet Monsters" began airing on CBS
In 1985, "The Golden Girls", TV Comedy; debut on NBC. It starred Beatrice Arthur, Estelle Getty, Betty White and Rue McClanahan. Four feisty babes live and learn about love and laughter! In the pilot of "The Golden Girls," Dorothy Zbornak is helping her mother Sophia move in, after a fire destroys the Shady Pines retirement home. But the owner of their Miami bungalow, Blanche Deveraux, is making plans to move out, to marry a man she doesn't know is really a bigamist. The only character really moving out is Coco, their gay houseboy, who's ne'er to be seen or heard from after this first show ends.
In 1987, "Frank's Place", TV Comedy; debut on CBS.
In 1987, "The Grabowski Shuffle" video by Mike Ditka And The Grabowskis was released
In 1987, the biggest issue of a newspaper was the Sunday New York Times with 1,612 pages weighing 12 pounds. Talk about a tough delivery job.
In 1989, Sting made his stage debut in "The Three Penny Opera" in Washington. He was torn apart by critics, including one who wrote "prepare to be stung."
In 1990, "Tiny Toon Adventures" began airing in syndication
In 1991, "Back to the Future: The Animated Series" began airing on CBS
In 1991, "Mother Goose And Grimm", TV Cartoon Show, debut on CBS.
In 1991, "Nurses", TV Comedy, debut on CBS.
In 1991, "Riders In The Sky" TV Childrens debut on CBS.
In 1991, "W.K.R.P. In Cincinnati", TV Comedy, returns for a second run in syndication for two more years.
In 1991, comedian Jay Leno was slightly injured when his motorcycle was hit by another biker.
In 1992, "Hearts Afire", TV Comedy, debut on CBS.
In 1992, "The Rush Limbaugh Show", TV Talk Show, debut in syndication.
In 1993, "Bakersfield P.D.", an underrated TV Comedy; debut on Fox.
In 1993, "Saved by the Bell: The College Years" began airing on NBC (the pilot aired May 22, 1993)
In 1994, "All-American Girl" (TV Comedy) debut on ABC.
In 1994, on 90210, Dylan yelled at Kelly for choosing Brandon over him.
In 1996, "Project G.e.e.K.e.R." began airing on CBS
In 1996, "Secrets of the Cryptkeeper's Haunted House" began airing on CBS
In 1998, "The Hollywood Squares" TV game show returned to syndication with Whoopi Goldberg as the center square
In 1998, "The Roseanne Show" TV talk show debut in syndication.
In 1999, "Yellow Submarine Songtrack" album by The Beatles was released
In 1999, the 1968 Beatles animated movie fantasy "Yellow Submarine" has been re-released on VH-1 with a previously-deleted sequence featuring the song "Hey Bulldog", which was heard on the forthcoming remixed version of the original soundtrack.
In 2002, "What's New, Scooby-Doo?" began airing on Kids' WB
In 2003, in a record of futility, The Detroit Tigers lost to the Royals 7-2 to become the first team in 34 years to lose 110 games in one season. Detroit (38-110) has the most losses since the Montreal Expos and San Diego Padres went 52-110 in 1969, their first seasons in the major leagues. The 1996 Tiger squad finished the season with a 53-109 record.
In 2009, "The Jay Leno Show" premiered on NBC.
In 2009, Death claimed comic character actor Henry Gibson at age 73.
In 2011, "Up All Night" began airing on NBC