🎭Mackenzie Crook -- is 46 in the year 2017 and 47 in the year 2018; b.9/29/1971 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, Director, English
TV Shows: Game of Thrones, The Office (UK version)
Movie Titles: Pirates of the Caribbean
🎭Cindy Morgan -- is 63 in the year 2017 and 64 in the year 2018; b.9/29/1954
TV Shows: Bring 'Em Back Alive, Falcon Crest (as Gabrielle Short)
Movie Titles: TRON, Caddyshack, Empty Sky, TRON 2.0
✍🎭Russell Peters -- is 47 in the year 2017 and 48 in the year 2018; b.9/29/1970 N.S.
Author, Comedian, Canadian
Book Titles: Call Me Russell
🎵🎸Mike Pinera -- is 69 in the year 2017 and 70 in the year 2018; b.9/29/1948
Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Blues Image, Iron Butterfly, Alice Cooper, soloist
🎵Jean-Luc Ponty -- is 75 in the year 2017 and 76 in the year 2018; b.9/29/1942
Composer, Pianist, Violinist, French
Misc: Classical-Jazz; played with Frank Zappa, soloist
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🎭Donovan Scott -- is 70 in the year 2017 and 71 in the year 2018; b.9/29/1947
TV Shows: Life with Lucy
Movie Titles: Back to the Future Part 2, Popeye, Blast from the Past, Police Academy
🎭🎵🏆⚾Gene Autry -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/29/1907 d.10/2/1998 (91)
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie Actor, Variety Show Host, Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist, MLB Owner
Names/Places: b. in Tioga Springs, TX; FN:Orvon
Misc: radio: Gene Autry's Melody Ranch (1940-1956); Singing Cowboy Legend; former Calif. Angels & Golden West Broadcasters owner; has five stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for radio, TV, movies, records and live performances; in Country HoF since 1969
Sports Teams: California Angels (owner 1961-1998)
Song Titles: Back in the Saddle Again, Frosty the Snowman, Here Comes Santa Claus, Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
TV Shows: The Gene Autry Show
🎵Tommy Boyce -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/29/1944 d.11/23/1994 (50)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Pop Singer
Misc: co-penned The Monkees hits
Group Names: Boyce and Hart
⛪🎭Madeline Kahn -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/29/1942 d.12/3/1999 (57)
Jewish, TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne
Names/Places: b. in Boston
TV Shows: Oh Madeline (as Madeline Wayne), Mr. President (as Lois Gullickson), New York News (as Nan Chase), Cosby (as Pauline)
Movie Titles: Blazing Saddles, Paper Moon, High Anxiety, Young Frankenstein, What's Up Doc?, Clue
🎭Larry Linville -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/29/1939 d.4/10/2000 (60)
TV Shows: M.A.S.H. (as Major Frank Burns), Paper Dolls
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🎭Ken Weatherwax -- Birth Anniversary -- b.9/29/1955 d.12/7/2014 (59)
TV Shows: The Addams Family (as Pugsley Addams)
🎨Charles Samuel Addams -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/7/1912 d.9/29/1988 (76)
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Misc: Macabre cartoons, Addams Family
🎭Leslie Crowther -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/6/1933 d.9/29/1996 (63)
Comedian, Game Show Host, English
🎭Edward Everett Horton -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/18/1886 d.9/29/1970 (84)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Gay
TV Shows: Fractured Fairy Tales (narrator)
🎭London Lee -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/4/1935 N.S. d.9/29/2015 N.S. (80)
Names/Places: RN:Alan Levine
Misc: told his adventures of the "Poor Little Rich Kid"
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In 1953, the family comedy "Make Room for Daddy," starring Danny Thomas, premiered on ABC-TV.
In 1956, on the cover of TV Guide: "Jackie Gleason". Other Articles: Lone Ranger, Pt.3 Elvis, Mickey Mantle
In 1956, R.C., "I Love Mickey" by Mickey Mantle & Teresa Brewer peaked at #87 on the pop singles chart.
In 1957, "The Paul Winchell Show", TV Childrens, debut on ABC.
In 1958, "Chantilly Lace"...by J-P "the Big Bopper" Richardson...entered the pop music chart.
In 1958, R.C., "Summertime Blues" by Eddie Cochran peaked at #8 on the pop singles chart.
In 1959, "The Many Loves Of Dobie Gillis", TV Comedy; debut on CBS.
In 1959, Little Anthony and the Imperials record "Shimmy Shimmy Koko Bop". They're cuckoo for koko bops! Cuckoo for koko bops!
In 1960, the long-running TV sitcom "My Three Sons" starring Fred MacMurray, debut on ABC. Fred MacMurray, a movie actor, starred, and "My Three Sons" endured so well that CBS bought the successful hit for somewhere between seven and ten million dollars in 1965.
In 1962, on the cover of TV Guide: "Lucille Ball". Other Articles: Untouchables, Dina Merrill
In 1962, R.C., "Alley Cat" by Bent Fabric & His Piano peaked at #7 on the pop singles chart.
In 1962, R.C., "You Can't Judge A Book By The Cover" by Bo Diddley peaked at #48 on the pop singles chart.
In 1963, "Mister Ed" With the Los Angeles Dodgers in a slump, manager Leo Durocher gets a helpful dugout phone call from architect "Wilbur Post," but in fact he's getting advice straight from the horse's mouth. Mister Ed's tip works: The Dodgers win. Before you know it, Wilbur (Alan Young) and Mister Ed are at Dodger Stadium, where the golden palomino takes batting practice. Stepping to the plate against Sandy Koufax, Ed hits one to the outfield wall and gallops around the bases. When Johnny Roseboro sees the hard-charging charger round third and head for home, the Dodgers' catcher immediately climbs the backstop to avoid him. This could be an inside-the-park homer. Slide, Mister Ed, slide! OK, an ersatz Ed may have been yanked down the third-base line by visible wires, but there's certainly nothing fake about the place "Leo Durocher Meets Mister Ed" has in sitcom-sports history.
In 1963, "My Favorite Martian", TV Scifi Comedy starring Ray Walston and Bill Bixby; debut on CBS.
In 1967, While mixing "I Am The Walrus," Beatle John Lennon decides to turn on BBC radio's "The Tragedy Of King Lear" and work it, live, into the mix at the end of the song.
In 1969, "Alice's Restaurant" album by Arlo Guthrie was certified Gold by the RIAA
In 1969, "Letters To Laugh-In", TV Game Show; debut on NBC.
In 1969, "Love, American Style", TV Anthology, comedy, debut on ABC.
In 1970, gay actor Edward Everett Horton died at the age of eighty-three in Encino, CA. Depending on your generation you'll either recognize Horton from hundreds of 30s comedies on as the narrator of the "Fractured Fairy Tales" segment on "The Bullwinkle Show."
In 1972, in a Brady Bunch episode called "Pass the Tabu", Greg is saved from drowning, but bad luck continues to plague the Bradys in the second segment on the Bradys' trip to Hawaii, Jan finds the idol and more incidents of bad luck happen. The boys decide to return the idol to the ancient Hawaiian burial grounds.
In 1975, "Is It Something I Said?" album by Richard Pryor was certified Gold by the RIAA
In 1975, on "All In The Family," Archie Bunker saves a woman's life using mouth to mouth resuscitation, except she's not a "she," she's a "he" in drag ("Why don't you call me...MISTER?"). Wacky mayhem ensues.
In 1982, "Hooked On Classics II" album by Royal Philharmonic Orchestra was certified Gold by the RIAA
In 1986, "Designing Women", TV Comedy, debut on CBS, and lasted eight seasons.
In 1989, Zsa Zsa Gabor was convicted of slapping a police officer in Beverly Hills while driving without a valid driver's license and having an open intoxicant in her Rolls Royce convertible. (As part of her sentence, Gabor ended up serving three days in jail.)
In 1990, "Millie's Book" written by First Lady Barbara Bush for the president's dog was a best-selling non-fiction book.
In 1993, "Grace Under Fire", TV Comedy starring Brett Butler, the comedienne, not the baseball player, debut on ABC.
In 1999, on the "Drew Carey Show", Drew's crew went to the Cleveland Browns opening game. In fact, it was the year the new Browns were born after a four-year abscence in the city when the old team moved to another city.