🎭Markie Post -- is 69 in the year 2019 and 70 in the year 2020; b.11/4/1950
Names/Places: b. in Palo Alto, CA; RN:Post Marjorie
TV Shows: The Gangster Chronicles, The Fall Guy (as Terri Shannon Michaels), Night Court (as Christine Sullivan), Hearts Afire (as Georgie Anne Lahti)
🎭Kathy Griffin -- is 59 in the year 2019 and 60 in the year 2020; b.11/4/1960
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
Misc: ET says b. Nov 4, imdb says b. 1964
TV Shows: Suddenly Susan (as Vicki Groener), Dilbert (voice)
Movie Titles: Pulp Fiction, It's Pat
🎭Ralph Macchio -- is 58 in the year 2019 and 59 in the year 2020; b.11/4/1961
Misc: some say b. 1962
TV Shows: Eight is Enough (as Jeremy Andretti 1980-81), Ugly Betty (as Archie), Dancing with the Stars (season 12), The Deuce (as Officer Haddix)
Movie Titles: Up the Academy, The Karate Kid (series as Daniel LaRusso), Crossroads, My Cousin Vinny, The Outsiders
🎭Jeff Probst -- is 57 in the year 2019 and 58 in the year 2020; b.11/4/1962
TV Host, Producer/Director
TV Shows: Backchat, The Jeff Probst Show, Survivor
🎵Damon Wimbley -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.11/4/1966
Names/Places: aka Kool Rock
Group Names: The Fat Boys
🎮Jeff Kaplan -- is 47 in the year 2019 and 48 in the year 2020; b.11/4/1972 N.S.
Video Game Designer
Video Games: World of Warcraft (designing elements), Overwatch (game director)
🎭🎮Steven Ogg -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.11/4/1973 N.S.
Actor, Video Game Voice Actor, Canadian
TV Shows: Unforgettable, Broad City
Video Games: Grand Theft Auto V (as Trevor Philips)
✍📰🎭Will Rogers -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/4/1879 d.8/15/1935 (55)
Writer, Humorist, Philosopher, Columnist, Movie Actor, Producer
Names/Places: b. near Oologah, Indian Territory, OK; RFN:William Penn Adair
🎭Joe Frisco -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/4/1889 d.2/16/1958 (68)
Movie Actor, Vaudevillan
⚛Ruth Handler -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/4/1916 d.4/27/2002 (85)
Misc: the Barbie Doll, her son's name was Ken, and her daughter's name was Barbara
🎭Art Carney -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/4/1918 d.11/9/2003 (85)
Hall of Famer, TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: b. in Mt. Vernon, NY
TV Shows: Morey Amsterdam Show (regular), Cavalcade of Stars (regular), Jackie Gleason Show (as Ed Norton and regular), The Honeymooners (as Ed Norton), Lanigan's Rabbi, Batman (as the Evil Archer)
Movie Titles: Harry and Tonto
🎭Shirley Mitchell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/4/1919 N.S. d.11/11/2013 N.S. (94)
Misc: believed to be the last surviving member of the I Love Lucy show that was an adult during the series run. Guested on many TV series shows.
TV Shows: I Love Lucy (as Marion Strong)
🎭Doris Roberts -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/4/1930 d.4/17/2016 N.S. (85)
Names/Places: b. in St. Louis, MO
Misc: some say b. 1925, 1928 or 1929
TV Shows: Mary Hartman Mary Hartman (as Dorelda), Soap (as Flo), St. Elsewhere (as bag lady), Angie (as Theresa Falco), Maggie, Remington Steele (as Mildred Krebs), Dream On (as Angie Pedalbee), Everybody Loves Raymond (as Marie Barone), Keeping Up With The Steins
🎭Noam Pitlik -- Birth Anniversary -- b.11/4/1932 d.2/18/1999 (66)
TV Shows: Sanford & Son (as Off. Swanhauser), Bob Newhart Show (as Mr. Gianelli) Barney Miller (director)
✍📰Eugene Field -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/23/1850 d.11/4/1895 (45)
Poet, Humorist, Journalist
Misc: Little Boy Blue
✍🎭Noel Langley -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/25/1911 d.11/4/1980 (68)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter, Director
Book Titles: The Wizard of Oz (co-writer)
✍🎭Carol Sobieski -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/16/1939 d.11/4/1990 N.S. (51)
TV Shows: Peyton Place
Movie Titles: Fried Green Tomatoes, Annie
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🎭Paul Eddington -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/18/1927 d.11/4/1995 (68)
TV Shows: Yes Minister (as inept politician Jim Hacker), Yes Prime Minister (as inept politician Jim Hacker)
✍⚛🎭Michael Crichton -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/23/1942 d.11/4/2008 (66)
Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter, Doctor, Movie Director
Names/Places: b. in Chicago; FN:John; PRON:CRY-TON
Book Titles: The Great Train Robbery, The Terminal Man, Rising Sun, Congo, Jurassic Park
✍📰🎭Andy Rooney -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/14/1920 d.11/4/2011 (91)
Writer, Essayist, Humorist, Commentator, Columnist, Producer
Names/Places: b. in Albany, NY
Misc: wrote for Arthur Godfrey, Garry Moore, magazines, etc.
TV Shows: 60 Minutes
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In 1919, Actor Martin (Henry) Balsam was born in New York City. A product of the Actors Studio in New York, Balsam made his film debut in “On the Waterfront” (1954), he won a best supporting actor Oscar for his role in 1965's “A Thousand Clowns.” His other film roles include those in “12 Angry Men,” “Marjorie Morningstar,” the ill-fated detective Milton Arbogast in Alfred Hitchcockʹs “Psycho” (1960), “Breakfast at Tiffanyʹs,” “Cape Fear,” “The Carpetbaggers,” “Hombre,” “Tora! Tora! Tora!”, “Little Big Man,” “The Taking of Pelham One Two Three,” “All the Presidentʹs Men” and “The Delta Force.” He also won a Tony Award for “You Know I Canʹt Hear You When the Waterʹs Running” and starred on the TV series “Archie Bunkerʹs Place” (1979-81). He was formerly married to actress Joyce Van Patten; their daughter, Talia Balsam, is an actress as well. Balsam died on February 13, 1996.
In 1922, It is considered one of the more important archaeological discoveries of modern times as British archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the tomb of ancient Egyptʹs child-king, Tutankhamen, near Luxor. “Tut” became pharaoh at the age of nine and died, probably in 1352 B.C., at age 19. In the mid-1970s, the treasures of Tutankhamen toured U.S. museums and inspired comedian Steve Martin to write a song about the boy-king who “had a condo made of stone-ah.”
In 1938, The Donald Duck film, “Donaldʹs Golf Game” is released. Huey, Dewey, and Louie also appear.
In 1944, 11 x 04 = 44
In 1948, “The Adventures Of Oky Doky” TV Childrens show first went on the air. You got that. Oky doky?
In 1949, The Pluto film, “Sheep Dog” is released.
In 1964, Comedian Lenny Bruce was convicted by a three-judge panel in New York of obscenity charges stemming from his performances at the Cafe Au Go Go in Greenwich Village. (The clubʹs owner, Howard Solomon, was also found guilty, but had his conviction overturned; Bruce died before his appeal was decided, but he received a pardon in 2003 from New York Governor George Pataki.)
In 1964, “THE DICK VAN DYKE SHOW”: The first of a two-part episode featuring Guest Star DON RICKLES (playing an inept stick-up man named LYLE DELP)
In 1965, Gilliganʹs Island episode #43. “Castaways Pictures Presents”. The Castaways make a silent movie in the hopes that it will be discovered by someone who will rescue them.
In 1967, R.C., “Soul Man” by Sam and Dave peaked at number two on the pop singles chart; the Blues Brothers covered it in 1979.
In 1972, R.C., “Deteriorata” by National Lampoon featuring Melissa Manchester before her singing career BLOSSOMMED peaked at #91 on the pop singles chart; it was a parody of “Desiderata” by Les Crane.
In 1972, “Convention '72” by Delegates entered the Top 40 chart.
In 1973, The Chicago Bears set a National Football League record by holding the Green Bay Packers to a minus 12 yards passing.
In 1978, After years playing second fiddle to that wascally wabbit, our favorite feathered friend gets top billing from NBC in his own series, “The Daffy Duck Show.” Speedy Gonzales gets co-billing in the showʹs final (1981) season.
In 1978, On the cover of TV Guide: “John Travolta of Welcome Back, Kotter”. Other Articles: Priscilla Barnes, Judy Garland.
In 1978, On “Saturday Night Live,” Elvis Presleyʹs coat sings his greatest hits, live in concert, the wild-and-crazy Festrunk brothers (Steve Martin and Dan Aykroyd) make their final appearance, frightening off “foxes” Jane Curtin, Gilda Radner, and Laraine Newman by showing them a “Bratislavan vibrating machine” — a drill with a feather duster attached to the end.
In 1978, R.C., “Themes From The Wizard Of Oz” by Meco peaked at #35 on the pop singles chart.
In 1979, In Iran, 500 militants storm the American Embassy and seize 90 hostages, 60 of which are Americans. They demand the return of the Iranian shah from the U.S. to stand trial. The U.S. refuses the demand and allows the shah to leave. He eventually dies in an Egyptian hospital. The hostages were released after 444 days on January 20, 1980, President Ronald Reaganʹs inauguration day. This also was the inspiration of Nightline that was evolved from ABC Newsʹ nightly “Day x: America Held Hostage” updates.
In 1979, Seattle Seahawks Rush In Reverse, gain minus seven yards and lost to the Los Angeles Rams!
In 1980, Republican Ronald Reagan won the White House defeating President Carter by a strong margin. Republicans also won a majority of the seats in the U.S. Senate. Carter was in tears over his agonizing defeat.
In 1981, Lee Majors starts his fifth series “The Fall Guy” as stuntman/bounty hunter Colt Seavers. Eddie Albert, Lou Rawls, Farrah Fawcett, Paul Williams, and James Coburn all manage to be featured in the pilot episode, (the last three as themselves).
In 1991, Johnny Cash was among the class of 1992 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, announced.
In 1998, Today in Late Show w/ Letterman History: U.S. Senator-elect Chuck Schumer (D., New York), who unseated three-term Senator Al DʹAmato in the 1998 elections, makes a special celebratory visit to the LATE SHOW by presenting the eveningʹs “Top Ten Things on Chuck Schumerʹs To-Do List,” including (#8) “Learn how to say 'Pataki' without giggling,” (#6) “Thank Dave Letterman for not endorsing me” and (#3) “Endorse new Starbuck beverage line: The Chuck-accino.”
In 2000, On the cover of TV Guide: “Three Covers of The X-Files”.
In 2008, Democrat Barack Obama was elected the first black president of the United States, defeating Republican John McCain; Democrats gained seats in the Senate and House.
In 2013, “Steven Universe” began airing on Cartoon Network
In 2016, Garth Brooks loads Cheez Whiz on a cracker to Trisha Yearwoodʹs chagrin as an ad for Amazon Echo debuts with “Shameless” playing in the background.
In 2044, 11 x 04 = 44
In 1950, “Bonaparte's Retreat” by Kay Starr charted at number 8 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1961, “Big Bad John” by Jimmy Dean charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1961, “Goodbye Cruel World” by James Darren charted at number 48 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1961, “The Astronaut (Parts 1 And 2)” by José Jimenez charted at number 69 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1967, “Let It Out (Let It All Hang Out)” by Hombres charted at number 16 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1967, “Little Ole Man (Uptight - Everything's Alright)” by Bill Cosby charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1972, “My Ding-a-Ling” by Chuck Berry charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1972, “Convention” by Delegates charted at number 26 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 32 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1972, “Rockin' Pneumonia (and The Boogie Woogie Flu)” by Johnny Rivers charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1972, “Crazy Horses” by The Osmonds charted at number 50 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1972, “In Heaven There Is No Beer” by Clean Living charted at number 77 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1972, “Deteriorata” by National Lampoon charted at number 91 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1978, “Themes From 'The Wizard Of Oz'” by Meco charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1978, “Y.M.C.A.” by Village People charted at number 68 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1978, “The Gambler” by Kenny Rogers charted at number 84 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1989, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 21 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1989, “Me So Horny” by 2 Live Crew charted at number 29 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1989, “I Think I Can Beat Mike Tyson” by DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince charted at number 92 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1995, “Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)” by Los del Rio charted at number 46 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 91 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 2000, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 41 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 2006, “White And Nerdy” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 15 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 2006, “Canadian Idiot” by "Weird Al" Yankovic charted at number 98 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 2017, “Do Re Mi” by Blackbear Featuring Gucci Mane charted at number 40 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1961, “My Boomerang Won't Come Back” by Charlie Drake charted at number 15 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1961, “Johnny Remember Me” by John Leyton charted at number 28 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1961, “More Money For You And Me” by The Four Preps charted at number 42 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1972, “Mouldy Old Dough” by Lieutenant Pigeon charted at number 1 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1972, “My Ding-a-Ling” by Chuck Berry charted at number 23 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 48 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1978, “Bicycle Race / Fat Bottomed Girls” by Queen charted at number 21 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1978, “Radio Radio” by Elvis Costello And The Attractions charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1978, “Toast” by Streetband charted at number 68 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1989, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 8 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1989, “The Time Warp” by Damian charted at number 47 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1995, “Short Short Man” by 20 Fingers Featuring Gillette charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 2000, “Who Let The Dogs Out” by Baha Men charted at number 4 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 2006, “Jump In My Car” by David Hasselhoff charted at number 49 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 2017, “Man's Not Hot” by Big Shaq (Michael Dapaah) charted at number 26 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1950, “The Old Master Painter” by Dick Haymes / Phil Harris charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1950, “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” by Gene Autry / Bing Crosby charted at number 17 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1961, “More Money For You And Me” by The Four Preps charted at number 5 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1961, “Donald, Where's Your Troosers” by Andy Stewart charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1967, “Theme From 'The Monkees'” by The Monkees charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1972, “Popcorn” by Hot Butter charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1989, “We Didn't Start The Fire” by Billy Joel charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1989, “Funky Cold Medina” by Tone Loc charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1995, “Scatman (Ski-Ba-Bop-Ba-Dop-Bop)” by Scatman John charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1995, “Lump” by The Presidents Of The United States Of America charted at number 39 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 2006, “I Wish I Was A Punk Rocker (With Flowers In My Hair)” by Sandi Thom charted at number 1 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart