🎭Chico Bean -- is 34 in the year 2019 and 35 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1985 N.S.
TV Shows: The Freestyle Funny comedy Show, Guy Court, Wild 'N Out
✍🎭Andrew Bergman -- is 74 in the year 2019 and 75 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1945
Movie Titles: Blazing Saddles, Striptease, Honeymoon in Vegas, The Freshman
🎭Ria Coyne -- is 57 in the year 2019 and 58 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1962
Movie Titles: Batman Forever, Seven Days of Grace
🎭🏆Cindy Crawford -- is 53 in the year 2019 and 54 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1966
TV Hostess, Producer, Exerciser, Model
Names/Places: b. in DeKalb, IL; Richard Gere's ex-wife
Misc: was mentioned in a Happy Schnapps Combo song
TV Shows: House of Style
🎭🏆🥊Ron Eldard -- is 54 in the year 2019 and 55 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1965
TV Shows: Bakersfield P.D., Men Behaving Badly (as Kevin Paterson), ER (as Ray "Shep" Shepard)
Movie Titles: Sleepers, Black Hawk Down, Super 8, House of Sand and Fog
🎭Willie Garson -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1964 N.S.
TV Shows: Hawaii Five-0, Sex and the City, White Collar
Movie Titles: Groundhog Day, Bring John Malkovich, There's Something About Mary
🎭David Herman -- is 52 in the year 2019 and 53 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1967
Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Futurama (as various), MADtv, King of the Hill (as Buckley, Eustis and Roy), Bob's Burgers (as various), The Awesomes, Brickleberry (as Steve)
Movie Titles: Office Space, Dude Where's My Car?, Idiocracy
✍🎭Joel Hodgson -- is 59 in the year 2019 and 60 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1960
Comedy Writer, Comedian, TV Host, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Mystery Science Theater 3000, Steven Universe (as Mayor Dewey)
🎭Trevor Noah -- is 35 in the year 2019 and 36 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1984 N.S.
Comedian, South African
TV Shows: The Daily Show
✍🎭🎮Chelsea Peretti -- is 41 in the year 2019 and 42 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1978
Comedy Writer, Actress, Comedienne, Video Game Voice Actress
TV Shows: Parks and Recreation (writer), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (as Gina Linetti)
Movie Titles: Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats, The Smoking Gun Presents: World's Dumbest
Video Games: Grand Theft Auto IV
🎭Jake Richardson -- is 34 in the year 2019 and 35 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1985
TV Shows: Fudge
Movie Titles: Clerks II, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys
🎭Andrea Savage -- is 46 in the year 2019 and 47 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1973 N.S.
Actress, Comedienne, Producer
TV Shows: Veep (as Laura Montez), Episodes (as Helen Basch)
Movie Titles: Step Brothers
🎵Nurv Shiner -- is 98 in the year 2019 and 99 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1921
Songwriter, Country Singer/Guitarist, American
Song Titles: Peter Cottontail
🎭French Stewart -- is 55 in the year 2019 and 56 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1964
TV Shows: The New WKRP in Cincinnatti (as Razor Dee), Hercules (as Icarus), 3rd Rock From The Sun (as Harry Solomon), Mom (as Rudy)
Movie Titles: Stargate The Movie, Leaving Las Vegas, Home Alone 4
🎭Imogen Stubbs -- is 58 in the year 2019 and 59 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1961
TV Shows: Big Kids (as Sarah Spiller)
Movie Titles: Sense and Sensibility, Twelfth Night or What You Will, Erik the Viking, True Colours
🎭John Voldstad -- is 68 in the year 2019 and 69 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1951
TV Shows: Newhart (as other brother Darryl)
Movie Titles: Forrest Gump, Stripes, Leprechaun
🎭Claudette Wells -- is 65 in the year 2019 and 66 in the year 2020; b.2/20/1954
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress
TV Shows: Square Pegs (as LaDonna Fredericks)
Movie Titles: Mulan, The Princess and the Frog, Shrek, Mr. Peabody and Sherman
⛪🎭Robert Altman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/20/1925 d.11/21/2006 (81)
Protestant, Movie Producer/Director
Names/Places: b. in Kansas City, Mo.
Movie Titles: M*A*S*H, Nashville, Popeye, The Player, Short Cuts, James Dean Story
🎭Buzz Belmondo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/20/1947 d.11/21/2017 N.S. (70)
TV Shows: Out of This World
Movie Titles: Faster, The Big Fall, The Underground
✍Jay Burton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/20/1916 d.3/24/1993 (77)
TV Shows: When Things Were Rotten
Movie Titles: History of the World Part 1, High Anxiety
🎵🎸Kurt Cobain -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/20/1967 d.4/5/1994 (27)
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Heavy Metal Singer, Heavy Metal Guitarst
Misc: April 8 is the day he was found dead by his own hand
Group Names: Nirvana
📰🎭John Charles Daly -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/20/1914 d.2/24/1991 (77)
Newscaster, Correspondent, Journalist, Actor, Game Show Host, South African
Misc: Voice of America director
TV Shows: NBC News, CBS News, ABC News, What's My Line, It's News to Me
🎵🎸J. Geils -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/20/1946 d.4/11/2017 N.S. (71)
Rock & Roll Singer/Guitarist, American
Names/Places: RFN:Jerome Geils Jr. or John Warren Geils Jr.
Group Names: J. Geils Band (1967-1985, 1999, 2005, 2006, 2009-2012)
Song Titles: Must of Got Lost, Come Back, Love Stinks, Centerfold, Freeze Frame, Flamethrower, I Do
Album Titles: Bloodshot, Nigthmares...and Other Tales from the Vinyl Jungle, Hotline, Sanctuary, Love Stinks, Freeze Frame, Showtime! (live)
🎭Gale Gordon -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/20/1906 d.6/30/1995 (89)
TV/Movie/Stage/Radio Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Charles T. Aldrich Jr.; NN: Old Marblehead
Misc: some say b. 1905
TV Shows: Fibber McGee & Molly, Phil Harris Show, Alice Faye Show, My Favorite Husband, Our Miss Brooks (as Osgood Conklin), Pete & Gladys (as Uncle Paul), Dennis the Menace (as John Wilson), Lucy Show (as Theodore J. Mooney), Here's Lucy (as Harrison Otis Carter), Life With Lucy (as Curtis McGibbon)
✍🎭Larry Hovis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/20/1936 d.9/9/2003 (67)
Writer, Comedian, Panelist
TV Shows: Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. (as Larry), Hogan's Heroes (as Lt. Carter), Rowan and Martin's Laugh In, Liar's Club
🎭Patricia Smith -- Birth Anniversary -- b.2/20/1930 d.1/2/2011 (80)
TV Shows: Debbie Reynolds Show, Bob Newhart Show (as Margaret Hoover)
Movie Titles: The Spirit of St. Louis
🎭🎵Russell Hunting -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/8/1864 d.2/20/1943 (78)
Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian, Singer
Misc: a comic entertainer, a pioneer sound recordist, and an influential figure in the early years of the recording music industry.
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🎭Clarence Nash -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/7/1904 d.2/20/1985 (80)
Cartoon Voice Actor
Misc: voice of Donald Duck
🎭Max Schreck -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/6/1879 N.S. d.2/20/1936 N.S. (56)
Names/Places: RN: Friedrich Gustav Maximilian Schreck
Misc: best known as Count Orlok in 1922's "Nosferatu", without which Bela Lugosi would have been a haberdasher and Sarah Michelle Gellar would merely be a subject for fakers of nude celebrity pictures on the web. Schreck was himself played by Willem Dafoe in 2000's "Shadow of the Vampire" and his name was used for Christopher Walken's character in 1922's "Batman Returns."
🎭Vinny Vella -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/11/1947 N.S. d.2/20/2019 N.S. (72)
Actor, Comedian, TV Talk Show Host
Names/Places: RN: Vincent Frank Vella
Movie Titles: Casino
📰🎭🎵Walter Winchell -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/7/1897 d.2/20/1972 (74)
Hall of Famer, Journalist, Columnist, TV/Radio Actor, TV Host, Vaudevillan, Singer
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RLN:Winechel
Misc: radio in 1930-40s
TV Shows: The Untouchables (narrator), Walter Winchell Show
🎭Dick York -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/4/1928 d.2/20/1992 (63)
Radio Actor, TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Names/Places: b. in Ft. Wayne, IN
TV Shows: Bewitched (as Darrin Stephens 1964-69)
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In 1937, The Mickey Mouse film, “Moose Hunters” is released. Donald Duck and Goofy also appear.
In 1940, 02 x 20 = 40
In 1940, Tom and Jerry, Cartoon Character, Famous Cat and Mouse team created by Hanna and Barbera debut; by MGM; some say February 10, 1940.
In 1944, Batman and Robin comic strip premiered in newspapers.
In 1949, The first International Pancake Race was held in Liberal, Kansas. The annual event, scheduled each year on Shrove Tuesday, pits the women of Liberal against the women of Olney, Bucks, England. Wearing dresses and aprons, their heads covered in scarfs, the women run a 415-yard, “S” shaped course. Each woman also carries a pancake in a skillet and must toss the pancake three times. The fastest pancake carrier ran the race in 58.5 seconds in 1975. This record was set by Liberalʹs Sheila Turner. Pass the syrup, please!
In 1952, Carolyn Cummings gave birth to the first of her five babies. The second was born in 1953, the third in 1956, the fourth in 1961, and the fifth in 1966.
In 1960, On the cover of TV Guide: “Red Skelton”. Other Articles: Dennis the Menace, Bob Denver
In 1961, The Goofy film, “Aquamania” is released.
In 1965, Gilliganʹs Island episode #21. “Big Man on Little Stick”. Handsome surfer Duke Williams rides a giant tsunami to the island. At first, the castaways are excited as Duke thinks he will turn around and surf back to Hawaii (and send help). However, after seeing Mary Ann and Ginger, he decides he may want to stay for a while. The castaways must come up with a plan to make him want to leave for Hawaii.
In 1967, Gilliganʹs Island episode #90. “Splashdown”. guests: Chick Hern (radio announcer) George Neise (NASA official) Scott Graham (Astronaut Tobias) Jim Spencer (Astronaut Ryan). The Professor determines that a manned space craft will pass over the island, and attempts to fashion a telegraph machine. When that fails, the Castaways try to spell out SOS using burning logs as a rescue signal, but Gilligan catches fire and runs into the logs, causing them to spell out SOL, the name of one of the astronauts! Blooper watch: as Gilligan is lighting the logs, you can see his pants smoking before he backs up into the flaming logs!
In 1967, Musician Kurt Cobain of Nirvana, creator of grunge rock, was born. He died on April 8, 1994, an apparent suicide.
In 1968, John Cleese (Monty Python) marries Connie Booth.
In 1970, In a Brady Bunch episode called “The Hero”, Peter gets a swelled head when he saves a girlʹs life; the Bradys are surprised when Peter comes home with torn clothes and explains that he rescued a girl from an accident. They find that easier to accept than his attitude when his friends make a fuss over the incident.
In 1970, John Lennonʹs “Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)” / “Who Has Seen The Wind” was released in the U.S. The following day it enters the United Kingdom pop chart where it will remain for six weeks, rising as high as #5. It went to number three on the U.S. charts. To get instant karma, just add water, and serve!
In 1971, Itʹs not a test but itʹs not a real emergency either, as the National Emergency Warning Center in Colorado accidentally orders radio and TV stations across the nation to go off the air. Many stations heed the alert, which is not lifted for over a half hour. (Beeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep.)
In 1978, The fourth Peopleʹs Choice Awards winners: Star Wars, Carol Burnett, Bob Hope, Eight is Enough
In 1981, On “Fridays” on ABC, Andy Kaufman ruins every sketch in this live broadcast of the ABCʹs answer to “SNL.” Toward showʹs end, Andy gets in a scuffle with cast members as the horrified audience looks on.
In 1985, Clarence Nash, the voice of Donald Duck for over 50 years, dies of leukemia.
In 1985, “Weird Al” Yankovic records his unreleased 1981 song “Yoda” for the “Dare To Be Stupid” LP.
In 1992, After Homer Simpson and his co-workers qualify the Springfield Nuclear Power Plantʹs softball team for the league final, Mr. Montgomery Burns, the owner of the facility, hires nine professional MLB players, to win a $1 million bet with his Shelbyville rival. Although he hits nine home runs, the southpaw-swinging Darryl Strawberry, the only major leaguer to actual participate in the game, after Roger Clemens, Wade Boggs, Ken Griffey Jr., Steve Sax, Ozzie Smith, José Canseco, Don Mattingly, and Mike Scioscia are all sidelined after being involved in a series of bizarre pregame accidents, will be replaced by Homer in the last inning, because Burns wants a righty to face the opponentʹs left-hander.
In 1993, “Video Library — Greatest Hits” video by “Weird Al” Yankovic was certified Gold
In 1995, “What a Cartoon!” (“World Premiere Toons)” began airing on Cartoon Network
In 1996, Alan Jackson makes a guest appearance on the ABC sitcom “Home Improvement,” singing “Mercury Blues” on the fictitious handyman show “Tool Time”
In 1997, D.T. buys a new computer to replace his old outdated 486-SX computer. Unfortunately today, his Pentium 200MMX is itself outdated just two years after it was introduced, but at least it compiled his QBASIC programs in 1/10th of the time!
In 1997, Ben and Jerryʹs introduced a new flavor — Phish food, named after the rock group Phish. It contains chocolate ice cream, marshmallows, caramel and fish-shaped fudge. Eat it up. Yum.
In 1997, The Trinity Broadcasting Network canceled Pat Booneʹs weekly “Gospel America” program until he explained why he showed up at the American Music Awards dressed as a heavy metal rocker. The 62-year- old Boone said he was spoofing his squeaky-clean image and promoting his latest album — a cover of heavy metal classics.
In 2002, Donʹt blink or youʹll miss it: 20:02 20/02 2002; A once-in a-few-centuries time, date and year is coming up tonight, your local time! 20:02 20/02 2002; Reads the same backwards or forwards. That is: 8:02pm (military time), 20/02 (European day/month for February 20), 2002 (year). The next one is scheduled for 21:12 21/12 2112 or 9:12pm December 21, 2112, but it doesnʹt read exactly the same when read backwards. Donʹt you just love it?
In 2005, “Robot Chicken” began airing on Adult Swim
In 2007, Britney Spears checked into rehab. She checked out the next day.
In 2015, “The Jack and Triumph Show” began airing on Adult Swim
In 2017, “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” (aka “Cloudy: The Series”) began airing on Cartoon Network
In 2040, 02 x 20 = 40
In 9999, Cummins Chidren Phenomenom, five children were born on the same day but in different years in 1952, 53, 56, 61, and 66 to Ralph and Carolyn Cummins.
In 1960, “Too Much Tequila” by The Champs charted at number 36 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1960, “Delaware” by Perry Como charted at number 44 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1960, “Money (That's What I Want)” by Barrett Strong charted at number 56 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1960, “Skokiaan (South African Song)” by Bill Haley And His Comets charted at number 86 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1960, “Alvin's Orchestra” by David Seville And The Chipmunks charted at number 106 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1960, “Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy” by Freddy Cannon charted at number 107 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1965, “The Name Game” by Shirley Ellis charted at number 5 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1965, “The Jolly Green Giant” by The Kingsmen charted at number 6 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1965, “King Of The Road” by Roger Miller charted at number 17 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1965, “Love Potion #9” by The Searchers charted at number 24 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1971, “Amos Moses” by Jerry Reed charted at number 12 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1971, “D.O.A.” by Bloodrock charted at number 45 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1971, “Bridget The Midget” by Ray Stevens charted at number 62 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1971, “One Toke Over The Line” by Brewer And Shipley charted at number 71 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, “Pac-Man Fever” by Buckner And Garcia charted at number 22 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Take Off” by Bob And Doug McKenzie w/ Geddy Lee charted at number 40 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Pop Goes The Movies” by Meco charted at number 69 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Hooked On Classics (Medley)” by Louis Clark Conducting The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra charted at number 74 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Apache” by The Sugar Hill Gang charted at number 80 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1988, “Pump Up The Volume” by M/A/R/R/S charted at number 13 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1988, “Hot Hot Hot” by Buster Poindexter charted at number 55 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1993, “Speed” by Alpha Team charted at number 85 on the U.S. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” by Tight Fit charted at number 6 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Centerfold” by The J. Geils Band charted at number 17 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Mickey” by Toni Basil charted at number 24 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “I Wanna Be A Winner” by Brown Sauce charted at number 34 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1988, “Stutter Rap (No Sleep 'Til Bedtime)” by Morris Minor And The Majors charted at number 40 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1988, “I Wanna Be A Flintstone” by Screaming Blue Messiahs charted at number 43 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1993, “Stairway To Heaven” by Rolf Harris charted at number 7 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1999, “One Week” by Barenaked Ladies charted at number 5 on the U.K. Pop Singles Chart
In 1954, “Eh Cumpari” by Julius La Rosa charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1954, “A Purple Cow” by Doris Day charted at number 10 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1954, “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas” by Gayla Peevey charted at number 14 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1960, “Running Bear” by Johnny Preston charted at number 3 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 1982, “Down Under / Crazy” by Men At Work charted at number 5 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 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Centerfold / Rage In The Cage” by The J. Geils Band charted at number 15 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 20 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Homosapien / Keat's Song” by Pete Shelley charted at number 21 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 23 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Berserk Warriors / L'Amour No More” by Mental As Anything charted at number 35 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “O Superman / Walk The Dog” by Laurie Anderson charted at number 36 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Hooked on Swing / Hooked on Sinatra” by The Kings of Swing Orchestra charted at number 63 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1982, “Super Freak (Part I) / Super Freak (Part II)” by Rick James charted at number 67 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 73 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1988, “Pump Up The Volume” by M/A/R/R/S charted at number 6 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1988, “Walk The Dinosaur” by Was (Not Was) charted at number 9 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 1993, “Jump Around” by House Of Pain charted at number 15 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart
In 2010, “TiK ToK (Parody)” by The Midnight Beast charted at number 16 on the Australian Pop Singles Chart