✍🎭Joanna Barnes -- is 84 in the year 2018 and 85 in the year 2019; b.11/15/1934
Writer, TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: b. in Boston, MA
Misc: NOT related to either Barnes or Barnes
Movie Titles: Parent Trap, Spartacus, Goodbye Charlie
✍🎭Jack Burns -- is 85 in the year 2018 and 86 in the year 2019; b.11/15/1933
Writer, Actor, Comedian, Variety Show Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, TV Producer
Misc: of the Burns & (Avery) Schreiber team
TV Shows: Andy Griffith Show (as Warren Ferguson), Getting Together, Wait Till Your Father Gets Home (as Ralph), Burns and Schriber Comedy Hour
🎭Beverly D'Angelo -- is 67 in the year 2018 and 68 in the year 2019; b.11/15/1951
TV/Movie Actress, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Columbus, OH
TV Shows: Captains & the Kings
Movie Titles: American History X, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, National Lampoon's European Vacation, National Lampoon's Vacation, Coal Miner's Daughter
🎵🎷Kevin Eubanks -- is 61 in the year 2018 and 62 in the year 2019; b.11/15/1957
TV Shows: The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (bandleader 1990s-2010s)
🎭🎵Judy Gold -- is 56 in the year 2018 and 57 in the year 2019; b.11/15/1962
Actress, Comedienne, Producer, Composer
TV Shows: World's Dumbest
Movie Titles: The Aristocrats
🎭Jay Harrington -- is 47 in the year 2018 and 48 in the year 2019; b.11/15/1971
TV Shows: Better Off Ted (as Ted Crisp)
Movie Titles: American Reunion, Octopus
🎵C. W. McCall -- is 90 in the year 2018 and 91 in the year 2019; b.11/15/1928
Songwriter, Country Singer
Names/Places: b. in Audubon, IA; RN:Bill Fries, aka William Fries
Misc: some say b. Nov 28 or 1929
Song Titles: Convoy, Old Home, Filler Up, Keep On Truckin' Cafe
🎭Michael Pearlman -- is 46 in the year 2018 and 47 in the year 2019; b.11/15/1972
Misc: retired from acting in 1987
TV Shows: Charles in Charles (as Jason Pembroke)
Movie Titles: One-Trick Pony
✍🎭Perry Rosemond -- is 82 in the year 2018 and 83 in the year 2019; b.11/15/1936
Comedy Writer, Producer/Director, Canadian
Group Names: The Royal Canadian Air Farce
✍🎭Craig Shoemaker -- is 56 in the year 2018 and 57 in the year 2019; b.11/15/1962
Writer, Screenwriter, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
Movie Titles: Scream 2, The Lovemaster, Safe House, Totally Baked
🎭James Widdoes -- is 65 in the year 2018 and 66 in the year 2019; b.11/15/1953
TV/Movie Actor, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Delta House (as Robert Hoover), Charles in Charge (as Stan Pembroke), Two and a Half Men (director), Mom (director), 'Til Death (director)
Movie Titles: National Lampoon's Animal House
✍📰Franklin Pierce Adams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/15/1881 d.3/23/1960 (78)
Author, Humorist, Journalist, Columnist
Misc: New York & Chicago Newspapers
🎭Willy Alfredo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/15/1898 d.3/13/1976 (77)
Comedian, Dutch (Netherlands)
🎭🎵Carol Bruce -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/15/1919 d.10/9/2007 (87)
TV/Stage Actress, Singer
TV Shows: WKRP in Cincinnatti (as Lillian "Mama" Carlson)
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⚖Judge Joseph A. Wapner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/15/1919 d.2/26/2017 N.S. (97)
Names/Places: b. in Los Angeles
TV Shows: The People's Court (Judge, Retired)
🎵Logan Whitehurst -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/15/1977 d.12/3/2006 (29)
✍🎭John Morgan -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/21/1930 d.11/15/2004 (74)
Comedy Writer, Comedian, Welsh (Wales)
Group Names: The Royal Canadian Air Farce
🎭Ken Ober -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/3/1957 d.11/15/2009 (52)
Actor, Game Show Host
TV Shows: Remote Control
Movie Titles: Parenthood
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In 1924, R.C., “I Wonder Whatʹs Became Of Sally?” hits #1 on the pop singles chart by Al Jolson.
In 1926, The National Broadcasting Company debuted with a radio network of 24 stations. The program was a gala 4½ hour broadcast from the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. Two remote pickups were also on the program as opera star, Mary Garden sang from Chicago and Will Rogers presented a humorous monologue from Independence, Kansas. Charles Lindbergh was among the luminaries who attended the NBC broadcast.
In 1928, The Mickey Mouse film, “The Barn Dance” is completed. Minnie Mouse also appears.
In 1945, “Holiday For Strings” by Spike Jones entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1945, “Holiday For Strings” Makes The Pop Chart by Spike Jones and the City Slickers; will peak at #10.
In 1956, “Liʹl Abner,” a musical comedy based on the Al Capp comic strip, opened at St. James Theater NYC for 693 performances.
In 1964, Kansas City QB Len Dawson committed seven fumbles in a 28-14 loss to the San Diego Chargers.
In 1969, Wendyʹs Hamburgers opens, Clara Peller knew where the beef was!
In 1969, “We donʹt burn our draft cards down on Main Street”: Merle Haggard hits #1 in Billboard with “Okie From Muskogee”
In 1974, The group, Faces, released their tune with the longest title this day. “You Can Make Me Dance, Sing or Anything (Even Take the Dog for a Walk, Mend a Fuse, Fold Away the Ironing Board, Or Any Other Domestic Shortcomings)”. It was their last single. Two years later, Rod Stewart left them permantly to pursue his solo career.
In 1974, the most expensive two-record album was released, on Casablanca Records. It was a comedy disc titled, “Hereʹs Johnny — Magic Moments from the Tonight Show.”
In 1975, R.C., “King Kong (part 1)” by Jimmy Castor Bunch peaked at #69 on the pop singles chart.
In 1980, R.C., “Whip It” by Devo peaked at #14 on the pop singles chart.
In 1986, after five guest appearances performing his standup comedy on “Saturday Night Live,” Sam Kinison finally hosts the (expletive) show.
In 1986, Frank Zappaʹs album  JAZZ FROM HELL was released.
In 1986, it was the second time Saturday Night Live used a time delay loop when the raunchy Sam Kinison hosted.
In 1986, on the cover of TV Guide: “cast of Fresno with Gregory Harrison, etc.”. Other Articles: Lily Tomlin, Brian Bloom
In 1986, “Life With Lucy”, TV Comedy; last aired on ABC. It was her last prime-time series.
In 1987, “Twisted Christmas” album by Bob Rivers Comedy Corp was released
In 1989, the hit movie “Batman” was released on video tape.
In 1989, Time Warner launched The Comedy Channel, which later merged with Viacomʹs HA! network to form Comedy Central.
In 1990, Milli Vanilliʹs producer confirmed rumors the duo had not done any of the singing on their debut album, “Girl You Know Itʹs True” and also lip-synched their way through live and video performances. The duo eventually return their Best New Artist Grammy.
In 1991, “Beauty and The Beast”, Motion Picture, cartoon by Disney, opened in theaters. Be our guest.
In 1992, racer Richard Petty drove for the last time ever in his 35-year career as he raced in the Hooterʹs 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. After a fiery crash pit him out of contention, he commented, “I guess youʹre supposed to go out in a blaze of glory, but I didnʹt mean to do it literally.” As Al Bundy would say, “Hooters!”
In 1994, it was announced that the Allman Brothers Band, Al Green, the late Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin, Martha and the Vandellas, Neil Young and the late Frank Zappa would be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in January 1995.
In 1996, the movie “SpaceJam” cartoon/live movie starring Michael Jordan and many Warner Brothers cartoon characters was released in theaters in the USA.
In 1997, William Shatner married Nerine Kidd
In 2002, the movie “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” opened in thaters in the USA.
In 2003, Toby Keith bellies up to #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with “I Love This Bar”