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Demented Datebooks: Comedy Today in Birthdays and Deaths by Name July 12

Last Updated 07-13-2018

🎭Lisa Nicole Carson -- is 49 in the year 2018 and 50 in the year 2019; b.7/12/1969
TV Shows: Ally McBeal (as Renee Radick), ER (as Carla Simmons McGrath)
Movie Titles: Life, Devil in a Blue Dress, Love Jones

✍⛪🎭🎵Bill Cosby -- is 81 in the year 2018 and 82 in the year 2019; b.7/12/1937
Hall of Famer, Author, Protestant, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Game Show Host, Variety Show Host, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Songwriter, Percussionist, Synthesizer
Names/Places: b. in Philadelphia; MN:Henry
Book Titles: Fatherhood, Childhood, Kids Say the Darndest Things
Song Titles: Little Ol' Man (Uptight-Everything's Alright)
Album Titles: Bill Cosby is a Very Funny Fellow...Right!, I Started Out as a Child, Why Is There Air?, Wonderfulness, Revenge, To Russell My Brother Whom I Slept With, 200 M.P.H., Sports, When I Was a Kid, Bill Cosby: Himself, "Those of You With or Without Children, You'll Understand"
TV Shows: I Spy (as Alexander Scott), Bill Cosby Show (as Chet Kincaid), Cos, The Electric Company, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, Captain Kangaroo, The Cosby Show (as Dr. Heathcliffe "Cliff" Huxtable), You Bet Your Life (host), The Cosby Mysteries (as Guy Hanks), Cosby (as Hilton Lucas), Kids Say the Darndest Things (host)
Movie Titles: Uptown Saturday Night, LEt's Do It Again, "Mother, Jugs and Speed", California Suite, The Devil and Max Devlin, Leonard Part 6, Ghost Dad, The Meteor Man, Fat Albert (2004)

🎭Topher Grace -- is 40 in the year 2018 and 41 in the year 2019; b.7/12/1978
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer
TV Shows: That 70's Show (as Eric "Dumbass" Foreman)
Movie Titles: Spider-Man 3, Interstellar, Predators, Pinocchio (voice), Win a Date with Tad Hamilton, In Good Company

✍🎭Brian Grazer -- is 67 in the year 2018 and 68 in the year 2019; b.7/12/1951
Writer, Producer
TV Shows: Arrested Development, Curious George, 24 (series)
Movie Titles: American Gangster, Rush, A Beautiful Mind

🎭Steve Howey -- is 41 in the year 2018 and 42 in the year 2019; b.7/12/1977
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Reba (as Van Montgomery), Shameless (as Kevin Ball)
Movie Titles: Bride Wars, Something Borrowed

⛪🎭🎵Cheryl Ladd -- is 67 in the year 2018 and 68 in the year 2019; b.7/12/1951
Protestant, TV Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Commercial Actress, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Huron, SD; RLN:Stoppelmoor; David's, then Brian Russell's wife
Misc: some incorrectly say July 2; Max Factor commercials, Body Slide seller
TV Shows: Charlie's Angels (as Kris Munroe), Josie & the Pussycats (as Melody under the name Cherie Moore), Las Vegas (as Jillian Deline)

🎭Loni Love -- is 47 in the year 2018 and 48 in the year 2019; b.7/12/1971 N.S.
Comedienne, TV Hostess
TV Shows: The Real, I Love the 80's

🎭🎮Edwin Neal -- is 73 in the year 2018 and 74 in the year 2019; b.7/12/1945
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Producer, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Gatchaman
Movie Titles: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), JFK, Future-Kill
Video Games: Crusader: No Remorse, StarLancer, Conquest: Frontier Wars, DC Universe Online, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

✍💰🎭🏆Richard Simmons -- is 70 in the year 2018 and 71 in the year 2019; b.7/12/1948
Author, Entrepreneur, Merchant, Teacher, Actor, TV Host, Producer, Clown, Exerciser
Names/Places: b. in New Orleans; NN: The Court jester of Health
Misc: Deal-a-Meal program; D.T. was unable to avoid meeting this guy as he stormed into his old Cox Cable job
Video Titles: Sweating to the Oldies (video series)
TV Shows: General Hospital (as himself), The Richard Simmons Show (host)

🎭Erik Per Sullivan -- is 27 in the year 2018 and 28 in the year 2019; b.7/12/1991
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
TV Shows: Malcolm in the Middle (as Dewey)
Movie Titles: Finding Nemo, Unfaithful, The Cider House Rules

🎭Jake Wood -- is 46 in the year 2018 and 47 in the year 2019; b.7/12/1972 N.S.
Actor, Voice Actor, English
Misc: EastEnders (as Max Branning), GEICO commercials as gecko
Movie Titles: Flesh + Blood, The Illusionist, Vera Drake

✍🎭Milton Berle -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/12/1908 d.3/27/2002 (93)
Hall of Famer, Author, Radio Actor, TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Comedian
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RLN:Berlinger; NN:Uncle Milty & Mr. Television; 2x Joyce Mathews' hubby
TV Shows: Batman (as Louie the Lilac) Texaco Star Theater (hosted for 8 years as TV ownership skyrocketed)

Estelle Blanc -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/12/1910 d.1/12/2003 (92)
Celebrity Spouse
Names/Places: Mel's wife

🎭"Curly" Joe De Rita -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/12/1909 N.S. d.7/3/1993 N.S. (83)
Actor, Comedian, Vaudevillan
Names/Places: RN:Joseph Wardell
Movie Titles: The Three Stooges (movie series as Curly Joe 1959-65, replacing Joe Besser and became the second and last of the Shemp replacements)

🎭Joey Faye -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/12/1909 d.4/26/1997 (87)
Stage Actor, Comedian, Commercial Actor
Names/Places: RN:Joseph Anthony Palladino
Misc: some say b. 1910; played the dancing green grapes in Fruit of the Loom commercials

Elizabeth Julesberg -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/12/1902 d.2/19/1985 (82)
Children's Author
Book Titles: "Dick, Jane & Spot" (primers)

✍🎭🎮Charles Murphy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/12/1959 d.4/12/2017 N.S. (57)
Comedy Writer, Actor, Comedian, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
Names/Places: aka Charlie Murphy; Eddie's brother
TV Shows: Thugaboo (as Big Kid), Black Jesus (as Vic)
Movie Titles: Harlem Nights, Roll Bounce, Night at the Museum, Norbit
Video Games: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

✍📰Benjamin Shillaber -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/12/1814 d.??/??/1890
Humorist, Publisher

🎭Michael Sklar -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/12/1944 d.3/5/1984 (39)
TV Shows: Laugh-In (1977-78), Sha Na Na

🎭🎵Jay Thomas -- Birth Anniversary -- b.7/12/1948 d.8/24/2017 N.S. (69)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor, Producer, Radio Disc Jock
Names/Places: RFN:John
Misc: Power 106 D.J. 1980s-90s
TV Shows: Mork & Mindy (as Remo DaVinci), Cheers (as Eddie LeBec), Murphy Brown (as Jerry Gold), Married People (as Russell Meyers), Love & War (as Jack Styne)
Movie Titles: Mr. Holland's Opus, Dragonfly, The Santa Clause 2

🎭Lon Chaney Jr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/10/1905 d.7/12/1973 (68)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: RFN:Creighton; Lon Sr.'s son
Misc: one of the movie's favorite monsters; b. 1906?
TV Shows: Pistols 'n Petticoats
Movie Titles: High Noon, The Defiant Ones, Hawkeye and the Last of the Mohicans, The Wolf Man

✍🎵Jimmy Driftwood -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/20/1907 d.7/12/1998 (91)
Author, Songwriter, Folk Singer
Song Titles: The Battle of New Orleans (songwriter)

🎭🎵Cissie Loftus -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/22/1876 d.7/12/1943 (66)
Actress, Vaudevillaness, Singer, Scotish
Names/Places: FN:Marie

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🎭🎵Ted Mack -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/12/1904 d.7/12/1976 (72)
Variety Show Host, Saxophonist
Names/Places: RN:William Edward Maguiness
TV Shows: The Original Amateur Hour

🎭Anthony W. Marshall -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/29/1906 d.7/12/1999 (93)
TV Producer
Names/Places: Penny's father
TV Shows: Laverne and Shirley (producer)

🎭Sherwood Schwartz -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/14/1916 d.7/12/2011 (94)
Hall of Famer, TV Producer
TV Shows: Gilligan's Island, Brady Bunch

✍📰Tom Taylor -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/19/1817 d.7/12/1880 (62)
Dramatist/Playwright, Critic, Editor, English
Misc: worked at Punch magazine

🎖👑⚖Julius Caesar -- Birth Anniversary Conflict -- b.7/13/100BC Romn or 7/12/100BC Romn d.3/15/44BC O.S. (55)
General, King, Statesman, Gay
Names/Places: FN:Gaius
Misc: Roman Emperor 100-44 B.C.; born on the Roman calendar on IV Id. Quin. matching the 12th day of the month of July; ordered the month of his birth to be named after him; killed on the Ides of March by Brutus, Cassius, & other Romans

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In 1867, The Washington Senators began a 3,000 mile tour. In the first game, the Senators beat a team from Columbus, Ohio, 90-10, in seven innings. . . . The score is not a misprint.

In 1908, comedian Milton Berle was born Mendel Berlinger in New York City.

In 1958, on the cover of TV Guide: "Lucille Ball". Other Articles: John Russell, Peter Lawford

In 1960, The Ohio Art Co. introdiced the first Etch-A-Sketch for sale. Over 50 million units were sold during the next 25 years. Many believe that it became mom's favorite toy because it was self-contained and so-o-o quiet. That was, until the kids shattered the toy's screen and dumped all that gooky, icky metallic powder all over the place. Then, there was PLENTY of noise! We keep a few Etch-A-Sketches around the office to keep us occupied during quiet time, in fact. The pictures we draw sometimes...

In 1968, "To Russell, My Brother, Whom I Slept With" album by Bill Cosby was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1968, Mickey Dolenz of the Monkees married Samantha Juste...the British girl he'd met on the set of a British TV show.

In 1969, R.C., "In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus)" by Zager & Evans peaked at #1 on the pop singles chart and stayed there for six weeks. And no, it's not true that "Weird Al" Yankovic recorded a parody of it titled "In the Year 2727"!

In 1969, R.C., "The Ballad Of John And Yoko" by The Beatles peaked at #8 on the pop singles chart. It was banned by many top 40 AM radio stations who found the phrase "Christ, you know it ain't easy..." offensive and sacrilegious.

In 1973, actor Lon Chaney, Jr., 67, died in San Clemente, Calif.

In 1975, "Keep On Truckin'" (TV Comedy Variety) premieres on ABC as a limited-run summer series.

In 1975, R.C., "Misty" by Ray Stevens peaked at #14 on the pop singles chart.

In 1976, "The Family Feud", TV Game Show; debut on ABC with host Richard Dawson. SURVEYYYY SAID!

In 1979, "Disco Demolition Night" was staged by disk jockey Steve Dahl at Chicago's Comiskey Park between games of a baseball doubleheader, where a big pile of unwanted vinyl disco records got burned up. Led by the chant, "Disco Sucks!", most of the records weren't burned, but sailed through the stands DURING the game -- nearly inciting a riot. Some fans went wild and started their own fires and mini-riots. There was so much commotion that the ballplayers couldn't even finish the last game of the doubleheader; the White Sox forfeited the second game of a doubleheader to the Detroit Tigers. The next day, newspapers and one of the sponsoring DJ's, Steve Dahl, called the unruly crowd, "a bunch of animals." Duh! Disco died, at least for awhile, and the crowd probably thought they killed it.

In 1980, on the cover of TV Guide: "cast of The Dukes of Hazzard". Other Articles: Randi Oakes, Ricardo Montalban

In 1982, "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" broke all box office records in the history of motion pictures by surpassing the $100 million mark of ticket sales in the first 31 days of its opening.

In 1982, "Reach" album by Richard Simmons was certified Gold and Platinum by the RIAA

In 1984, "Happy Days", TV Comedy; last aired on ABC after 11 years.

In 1984, 07 x 12 = 84

In 1986, "Rumours", by Timex Social Club entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1986, on the cover of TV Guide: "cast of Moonlighting and Don Johnson". Other Articles: Joan Embery, Mary Tyler Moore

In 1990, CBS strands a young Jewish doctor at an exotic locale with the chance to pay off his medical school bills. Among his fellow survivors in the sparsely populated Cicely, Alaska, are a cranky old real estate developer/former astronaut, a retired adventurer, a former cheerleader, a tomboy-ish air-taxi pilot, an elderly female shopkeeper and a hunky young disc jockey. Though the young doctor wishes he could be voted away, he'll stick around four years to enjoy the "Northern Exposure."

In 1994, a cat named Tabitha is recovered in a crawlspace above the baggage compartment of a Tower Air Boeing 747 after escaping its carrier during a N.Y. to L.A. flight 12 days earlier, and logging over 32,000 miles.

In 1994, David Tanny made his radio debut on San Diego station KKLQ-FM (Q106) during the afternoon rush in a brief appearance.

In 1997, on the cover of TV Guide: "Hank Hill, Daria, Dr. Katz". Other Articles: Animation's New Wave, Moose & Squrrel

In 2007, "The Bill Engvall Show" premiered on TBS.

In 2084, 07 x 12 = 84

The Holiday Almanacs July 12, 2019

What's Today?

Today is Fri Jul the 12 in the year 2019
Jan 1 began on a Tue
This is day 193 of the year
Serialnumber = 43646
Julian date = 2458665 O.S.= 6 - 29 - 2019



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