✍🎭Brandon Hammond -- is 35 in the year 2019 and 36 in the year 2020; b.2/6/1984
Writer, Actor, Director
TV Shows: Gregory Hines Show (as Matty Stevenson)
Movie Titles: Space Jam, Menace II Society, Mars Attacks!, The Fan
✍🎭🎮David Hayter -- is 50 in the year 2019 and 51 in the year 2020; b.2/6/1969 N.S.
Screenwriter, Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Movie Titles: X-Men (screenplay), The Scorpion King (screenplay), Watchmen (screenplay)
Video Games: Metal Gear Solid (series)
🎭Kathy Najimy -- is 62 in the year 2019 and 63 in the year 2020; b.2/6/1957
Actress, Comedienne, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: King of the Hill (as Peggy Hill), Veronica's Closet (as Olivia Massery)
Movie Titles: Soapdish, The Fisher King, Sister Act (series), Hope Floats, Hocus Pocus
🎭Brian Stepanek -- is 48 in the year 2019 and 49 in the year 2020; b.2/6/1971 N.S.
TV Shows: The Suite Life of Zach and Cody; Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil
🎭Rip Torn -- is 88 in the year 2019 and 89 in the year 2020; b.2/6/1931
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Director
Names/Places: b. in Temple, Tex.; RFN:Elmore Jr.; Geraldine Page's hubby
Misc: TV movies & miniseries actor
TV Shows: The Blue & the Gray; Larry Sanders Show (as sidekick)
Movie Titles: Crazy Joe, The Man Who Fell to Earth, Coma, One Trick Pony, Jinxed!, Airplane II: The Sequel, Beer, Hit List, RoboCop 3, Canadian Bacon, How to Make an American Quilt, Down Periscope, Hercules (voice), Men in Black (series), Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Marie Antoinette, Wonder Boys, Welcome to Mooseport, Freddy Got Fingered, "Yours, Mine and Ours", Three Days to Vegas, Bee Movie (voice)
✍🎭Robert Townsend -- is 62 in the year 2019 and 63 in the year 2020; b.2/6/1957
Writer, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Producer, Director
TV Shows: Hollywood Shuffle, The Five Heartbeats, The Meteor Man, Black Listed
Movie Titles: The Five Heartbeats, Townsend Television, The Parent 'Hood (as Robert Peterson)
🎭🎵🎸Jon Walmsley -- is 63 in the year 2019 and 64 in the year 2020; b.2/6/1956
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Music Producer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Rock & Roll Performer, English
Names/Places: Lisa Harrison's hubby
TV Shows: The Waltons (as Jason Walton)
Movie Titles: Winnie the Pooh (series)
🎭Leslie Crowther -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/6/1933 d.9/29/1996 (63)
Comedian, Game Show Host, English
✍🎭Zsa Zsa Gabor -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/6/1917 N.S. d.12/18/2016 N.S. (99)
Author, Actress, Hungarian
Names/Places: b. in Budapest; RFN:Sari; wed 9x's
Misc: some say born in '17, '18, '19, '20, '23, '28; born in 1917 according to ex-classmate Elizabeth Nussbaum of Seattle, but that's improbable since her sister Magda was born in 1917; wed 9x's
🎭Pat Harrington Sr. -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/6/1901 d.9/2/1965 (64)
Names/Places: Father of Pat Jr.
🎵John London -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/6/1942 d.2/12/2000 (58)
Group Names: Michael Nesmith band
🎨Michael Maltese -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/6/1908 N.S. d.2/22/1981 N.S. (73)
Cartoonist, Comic Book Artist
Misc: a storyman for classic animated theatrical cartoon shorts for Warner Bros. Cartoons Inc (formerly Leon Schlesinger Productions); also worked at Hanna-Barbera Productions for television cartoons
🎭Thurl Ravenscroft -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/6/1914 d.5/22/2005 (91)
Actor, Commercial Actor
Misc: Tony The Tiger voicist since 1952, singer of songs on How the Grinch Stole Christmas and scary voice for cartoons
Song Titles: Grim Grinning Ghosts, You're a Mean One Mr. Grinch
⚖🎭Ronald Reagan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/6/1911 d.6/5/2004 (93)
Hall of Famer, President, Governor, Movie Actor, TV Host
Names/Places: b. in Tampico, IL; MN:Wilson; Jane Wyman then Nancy Davis's husband
Misc: 40th U.S. President 1981-89; most parodied voice of the 80s; in the NAB Broadcasting and Sporscasters Halls of Fame.
TV Shows: GE Theater (actor/host), Death Valley Days (host)
Movie Titles: Knute Rockne-All American, Bedtime For Bonzo
🎭Philip Carey -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/15/1925 d.2/6/2009 (83)
Soap Actor, TV/Movie Actor, Commercial Actor
Misc: Granny Goose in commercials
TV Shows: One Life to Live (as Asa "Jeb" Buchannan); Untamed World (narrator), Philip Marlowe (star), Laredo
🎭Irwin Corey -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/29/1914 N.S. d.2/6/2017 N.S. (102)
Professor, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: NN: The World's Funniest Authority
Misc: A Professor of comedy double-talk routines; some say b. Jul 29, 1914, others say Jan 29, 1912
TV Shows: The Andy Williams Show, Doc
Movie Titles: Jack, Car Wash
🎭Danny Dayton -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/20/1923 d.2/6/1999 (75)
Names/Places: Married to Dagmar in 1950's
TV Shows: All in the Family (as Hank Pivnik)
🎵Falco -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/19/1957 d.2/6/1998 (40)
Songwriter, Musician, Foreign Singer, Austrian
Names/Places: RN:Johann Holzel, NN:Hansi
Misc: his song "Rock Me Amadeus" was parodied into "Eat Me, I'm A Danish" and "Rock Me Jerry Lewis"
Song Titles: Rock Me Amadeus, Vienna Calling, Del Komissar
🎭Pedro González-González -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/24/1925 d.2/6/2006 (80)
Movie Actor, Comedian
Movie Titles: Rio Bravo, The High and the Mighty, The Love Bug, Lust in the Dust
🎵🎷Vince Guaraldi -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/17/1928 d.2/6/1976 (47)
Songwriter, Bandleader, Jazz Pianist
Misc: wrote music for Charlie Brown TV specials
Group Names: Vince Guaraldi Trio
🎵Dan Hicks -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/9/1941 d.2/6/2016 N.S. (74)
Music Producer, Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Drummer
Group Names: Hot Licks
🎭Roscoe Karns -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/7/1893 d.2/6/1970 (76)
TV/Stage Actor, Comedian
Misc: some say b. 1891
TV Shows: Rocky King-Inside Detective (star), Hennesey (as Capt. Walter Shafer)
🎨Jack Kirby -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/28/1917 d.2/6/1994 (76)
Comic Book Artist
Misc: artist who helped reinvent the comic book superhero with characters such as the X-Men, Spiderman, the Fantastic Four, the Incredible Hulk, & Capt. America
✍🎭🎵Danny Thomas -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/6/1912 d.2/6/1991 (79)
Hall of Famer, Author, Radio Actor, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, TV Producer, Singer
Names/Places: RN:Muzyad Yakhoob; then Amos Jacobs, Marlo's father
Misc: some say b. 1914 but wrong; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital founder 1962 in Memphis, Tennessee; d. in Los Angeles
TV Shows: All Star Revue, The Danny Thomas Show's (aka Make Room for Daddy as Danny Williams), Make Room for Granddaddy (as Danny Williams), I'm a Big Girl Now, One Big Family (as Jake Hatton)
🎵Carl Dean Wilson -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/21/1946 d.2/6/1998 (51)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Guitarist, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Hawthorne, CA
Group Names: of The Beach Boys
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In 1928, Walt Disney, accompanied by Lillian, goes to New York to negotiate a deal with Mintz for the next series of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoons.
In 1937, The Mickey Mouse film, “Magician Mickey” is released. Donald Duck also appears.
In 1938, The film, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” is nominated for an Academy Award (Music, Best Score). The film, “The Old Mill” is nominated for an Academy Award (Short Subjects, Cartoons).
In 1943, The animated feature film, “Saludos Amigos” is released in the U.S. It cost $300,000 to make. It includes the animated short films: “Lake Titicaca” (with Donald Duck), “Pedro”, “El Gaucho Goofy” (with Goofy), and “Aquarela do Brasil” (with Donald Duck).
In 1948, The Goofy film, “The Big Wash” is released.
In 1963, Of “The Dick Van Dyke Show”'s characters, Rob Petrie was the one who usually kept his head, while Sally, Buddy, Laura, and Mel were losing theirs all around him. Thatʹs a big part of the appeal of this utterly surreal episode, in which Rob seems to be losing not just his head but his imagination — and both his thumbs. He stays up late one night watching a thriller about an alien from the planet Twilo who wants to take over the world. The extraterrestrial has eyes in the back of his head, eats walnuts, speaks with a British accent, and looks just like Danny Thomas — in fact, the creature is played by Thomas himself, who, insiders know, co-owned the company that created “The Dick Van Dyke Show”. People who are exposed to Absorbitron, a chemical the alien possesses, lose their thumbs and their imaginations. When Rob wakes up the next morning, he finds the living-room carpet strewn with walnuts. In the kitchen, a smiling Laura (Mary Tyler Moore) opens an egg carton and offers him a walnut omelette for breakfast. At work, Buddy (Morey Amsterdam) is eating walnuts, not his usual pistachios, and there are walnuts in Robʹs typewriter. Is Rob, pardon the expression, cracking up? He thinks so — until he wakes up from his nutty nightmare. Seventeen-hundred walnuts were used in “It May Look Like a Walnut”; the ones that didnʹt open on cue were sent back, and that is what executive producer Sheldon Leonard wanted to do with the extravagant script when he first read it. But when Leonard saw how well the inventive walnut episode played in front of an audience, he gave it the thumbs-up.
In 1963, Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs, who already perform the theme song for “The Beverly Hillbillies,” make the first of seven on-screen appearances on the CBS sitcom. They introduce a new song, “Pearl Pearl Pearl,” addressed to the showʹs Pearl Bodine
In 1964, 02 ^ 06 = 64
In 1965, Gilliganʹs Island episode #19. “Gilligan Meets Jungle Boy”. Gilligan discovers a jungle boy (Kurt Russell) living on the island. He shows them a hole in the ground that causes objects to float, and the professor theorizes that it is expelling either helium or hydrogen. He immediately sets to work building a large balloon, with the hopes of carrying one of them back to civilization.
In 1965, on the cover of TV Guide: “Jackie Gleason”. Other Articles: Man From UNCLE, Beverly Garland
In 1965, R.C., “Ode To The Little Brown Shack Out Back” by Billy Edd Wheeler peaked at #50 on the pop singles chart.
In 1967, Gilliganʹs Island episode #89. “Gilliganʹs Personal Magnetism”. Lightning strikes Gilligan during Skipper and Gilliganʹs bowling tournament, and his stone bowling ball becomes molecularly attached to him. The Professor tries to help Gilligan, but ends up causing him to become invisible.
In 1970, in a Brady Bunch episode called “The Big Sprain”, The Brady home is in chaos when Carol leaves to care for an ailing aunt and Alice sprains her ankle, Mike divides the household chores among the kids although the girls canʹt cook and the boys donʹt know how to clean.
In 1971, Apollo 14 astronaut Alan Shepherd takes a few shots at some golf balls while on the moon. The U.S. Apollo IV astronauts prepared to head back to Earth after a 33-hour stay on the moon.
In 1971, on the cover of TV Guide: “cast of The Odd Couple: Tony Randall and Jack Klugman”. Other Articles: Men from Shiloh
In 1976, Entertainer Danny Kaye was one of a group of investors who were awarded an American League franchise in Seattle, to begin play in 1977.
In 1981, Valerie Bertinelli guested on Fridays, a lame rip-off of the then lamer Saturday Night Live which at that time was at its valley of creativity bankruptcy. Seemed Fridays was better than SNL during the 80-81 season.
In 1981, “The Brady Brides”, TV Comedy, debut on NBC.
In 1982, on the cover of TV Guide: “Sherman Hemsley of The Jeffersons”. Other Articles: Falcon Crest, Jill Whelan
In 1982, Joan Jettʹs “I Love Rock ʹnʹ Roll” enters the pop chart at #63. The song will catapult the singer to the top of charts near the end of next month. Later that year, “Weird Al” Yankovic released a parody of the song called “I Love Rocky Road” for airing only on the Dr. Demento Show.
In 1982, Van Halenʹs remake of Roy Orbinsonʹs 1964 chart topper, “Oh, Pretty Woman,” enters the Hot 100, where it will peak at #12, making it the bandʹs biggest hit single thus far in their career. Wait till you see the end of that video.
In 1990, Steve Briers of Wales recited the entire lyrics of Queenʹs album “A Night At The Opera” in 9 minutes and 58.44 seconds…backwards!
In 1991, actor Danny Thomas died after suffering a heart attack at his Los Angeles home. He was 79. He was buried in Memphis, Tennessee, a few days later.
In 1991, actor-comedian Danny Thomas, founder of St. Judeʹs Childrenʹs Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, died after suffering a heart attack.
In 1992, NBC aired “Late Nightʹs 10th Anniversary Show at Radio City Music Hall.” Everything youʹd expect from an anniversary show, except, of course, for the sheep leaving Radio City via taxicab.
In 1992, “Late Nightʹs 10th Anniversary Show At Radio City Music Hall” aired on NBC celebrating the anniversary of David Lettermanʹs late night show.
In 1995, Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys married Melinda Ledbetter.
In 1998, the movie “Blues Brothers 2000” starring Dan Aykroyd and John Goodman was released in movie theaters in the USA
In 1998, Pop music star Falco, whoʹd had a 1986 hit with “Rock Me Amadeus,” died in a traffic accident in the Dominican Republic; he was 40.
In 1998, Falco, the '80s technopop artist best known for his “Rock Me Amadeus” song and video, dies in a traffic accident in the Dominican Republic. He is 40. The Austrian-born singer/songwriter, born Johann Holzel, suffers a severe head injury when his sport utility vehicle collides with a bus as he pulls onto the highway.
In 1999, George Carlin appearred on HBO live from New York (on Satuday night no less) in his performance “You Are All Diseased”
In 2000, Annette Bening of “American Beauty,” Mike Myers of “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me” and the Robert De Niro-Billy Crystal starrer “Analyse This” were given top honors at the 14th annual American Comedy Awards. Winners were determined by nearly 1,700 comedy performers nationwide, who voted “Analyze,” the mafia comedy with a twist of Prozac, the funniest film of 1999, ahead of nominees “American Beauty” and “Being John Malkovich.” The awards were handed out during a black-tie gala attended by nearly 1,000 people at the Los Angeles Shrine Exposition Center. The ceremony, the only nationally televised awards presentation to honor comedy performers exclusively in motion pictures and television, will air March 23 during a two-hour special on Fox. This is the first year that the American Comedy Awards have handed out honors for funniest feature film.
In 2005, “American Dad” premiered as a sneak preview on Fox. It would premiere in May.
In 2009, the movies “Fanboys” and “The Pink Panther 2” opened in theaters in the USA.
In 2012, 02 x 06 = 12
In 2014, Jay Leno ended his 22-year stint as host of The Tonight Show. Jimmy Fallon took over hosting duties, moving the talk show from Burbank, Calif., to New York City.
In 2017, Irwin Corey, the wild-haired comedian and actor known for his improvisational riffs and nonsensical style who billed himself as “The Worldʹs Foremost Authority,” died in New York at age 102.
In 2064, 02 ^ 06 = 64
In 1960, “Running Bear” by Johnny Preston charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1960, “Run Red Run” by The Coasters charted at number 42 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1960, “Too Much Tequila” by The Champs charted at number 45 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1960, “Skokiaan (South African Song)” by Bill Haley And His Comets charted at number 79 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1960, “Money (That's What I Want)” by Barrett Strong charted at number 95 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1960, “Delaware” by Perry Como charted at number 111 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1965, “The Name Game” by Shirley Ellis charted at number 3 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1965, “Love Potion #9” by The Searchers charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1965, “The Jolly Green Giant” by The Kingsmen charted at number 14 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1965, “King Of The Road” by Roger Miller charted at number 39 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1965, “Ode To The Little Brown Shack Out Back” by Billy Edd Wheeler charted at number 50 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1965, “I Want My Baby Back” by Jimmy Cross charted at number 93 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1971, “Amos Moses” by Jerry Reed charted at number 27 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1971, “D.O.A.” by Bloodrock charted at number 46 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1971, “Bridget The Midget” by Ray Stevens charted at number 50 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1971, “Timothy” by Buoys charted at number 100 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Centerfold” by The J. Geils Band charted at number 1 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Hooked On Classics (Medley)” by Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra charted at number 10 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Pac-Man Fever” by Buckner And Garcia charted at number 35 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Take Off” by Bob And Doug McKenzie w/ Geddy Lee charted at number 66 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “It's My Party” by Dave Stewart And Barbara Gaskin charted at number 72 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Apache” by The Sugar Hill Gang charted at number 104 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1988, “Pump Up The Volume” by M/A/R/R/S charted at number 20 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1988, “Hot Hot Hot” by Buster Poindexter charted at number 47 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1988, “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” by California Raisins charted at number 90 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1993, “Speed” by Alpha Team charted at number 76 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1999, “One Week” by Barenaked Ladies charted at number 63 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1965, “Ringo” by Lorne Greene charted at number 35 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “I Wanna Be A Winner” by Brown Sauce charted at number 19 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” by Tight Fit charted at number 29 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Ant Rap” by Adam And The Ants charted at number 32 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “The Birdie Song (Birdie Dance)” by The Tweets charted at number 46 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Mickey” by Toni Basil charted at number 64 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1988, “Stutter Rap (No Sleep 'Til Bedtime)” by Morris Minor And The Majors charted at number 14 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1988, “I Wanna Be A Flintstone” by Screaming Blue Messiahs charted at number 28 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 2010, “TiK ToK (Parody)” by The Midnight Beast charted at number 90 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1954, “Istanbul (Not Constantinople)” by The Four Lads charted at number 8 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1954, “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” by Jimmy Boyd charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1954, “St. George And The Dragonet” by Stan Freberg charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1954, “A Purple Cow” by Doris Day charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1954, “Eh Cumpari” by Julius La Rosa charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1960, “Running Bear” by Johnny Preston charted at number 11 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1960, “Seven Little Girls (Sitting In The Back Seat)” by Paul Evans And The Curls charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1965, “The House Of Johann Strauss” by The Barron Knights charted at number 18 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1971, “Lola” by The Kinks charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Down Under / Crazy” by Men At Work charted at number 3 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “It's My Party / Waiting In The Wings” by Dave Stewart And Barbara Gaskin charted at number 4 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “The Breakup Song (They Don't Write 'Em) / When The Music Starts” by The Greg Kihn Band charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Centerfold / Rage In The Cage” by The J. Geils Band charted at number 23 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Berserk Warriors / L'Amour No More” by Mental As Anything charted at number 30 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Working In The Coal Mine / The Day My Baby Gave Me a Suprise” by Devo charted at number 36 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “O Superman / Walk The Dog” by Laurie Anderson charted at number 40 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “(Si si) Je suis un Rock Star / Rio de Janeiro” by Bill Wyman charted at number 43 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Homosapien / Keat's Song” by Pete Shelley charted at number 49 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Beautiful World / Planet Earth” by Devo charted at number 68 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Hooked on Swing / Hooked on Sinatra” by The Kings of Swing Orchestra charted at number 69 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Super Freak (Part I) / Super Freak (Part II)” by Rick James charted at number 74 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Aussies On 45 / Aussie on 45 (Pt II)” by Jonathan Coleman And The Brenda Gee Singers charted at number 75 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1988, “Pump Up The Volume” by M/A/R/R/S charted at number 7 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1988, “Walk The Dinosaur” by Was (Not Was) charted at number 13 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1993, “Jump Around” by House Of Pain charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1999, “One Week” by Barenaked Ladies charted at number 47 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart