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  1. #4551
    Quote Originally Posted by westgrandboulevard View Post
    November 6th:

    Quote for the Day:


    "To rise above the crowd, you must discipline yourself unceasingly to the strict demand and realities of your ambition." - Arturo Sandoval.
    The great and legendary Arturo Sandoval!

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  2. #4552
    That's a great pic of Arturo Sandoval, Marv. Thanks for posting it!

  3. #4553
    November 8th:

    Quote for the Day:


    "What I like about singing is that, for me, it's a substitute for the psychiatrist's couch."

    - Patti Page.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with;


    Gerald Alston (R&B singer; lead singer, The Manhattans) -
    Bonnie Raitt (blues singer-songwriter, musician and activist) -
    Bonnie Bramlett (Bonnie Lynn O'Farrell; singer and occasional actress) -

    Roy Wood (singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist; The Move; Electric Light Orchestra; Wizzard) -

    Leif Garrett (Leif Per Nervik; singer, actor and television personality) -
    Rickie Lee Jones (vocalist, musician, songwriter, producer and actress) -
    Tech N9ne (Aaron Dontez Yates; rapper, songwriter, record producer and actor) -

    Jeanette McGruder (singer, comedian, sketch actress and writer; The Brides Of Funkenstein) -

    Norman Lloyd (Norman Permutter; actor, producer and director; Dr. Daniel Auslander on 'St. Elsewhere') -
    (celebrating 105 years of age; the oldest living member of the Motion Picture Academy) -

    Alain Delon (actor) -
    Craig Chester (actor) -
    Margaret Ladd (actress) -

    Jessica Lowndes (actress) -
    Gretchen Mol (actress) -
    Parker Posey (actress) -
    Tara Reid (actress) -

    Azura Skye (actress) -
    Jeff Speakman (actor) -
    Courtney Thorne-Smith (actress) -
    Alfre Woodard (actress) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have since passed away:


    Minnie Riperton (1947-1979; singer) -
    Laura Webb (1948-2001; singer; The Bobbettes) -
    Steven 'DJ Froggy' Howlett (1949-2008; disc jockey) -

    Darla Hood (1931-1979; actress) -
    Patti Page (1927-2013; singer) -
    Chris Connor (1927-2009; jazz singer) -

    Joe Flynn (1924-1974; actor) -
    Christiaan Barnard (1922-2001; surgeon; performed the first heart transplant operation) -
    Gene Saks (1921-2015; stage and film director) -

    Ken Dodd (1927-2018; Liverpool born comedian, singer-songwriter, ventriloquist and occasional actor) -

    Jerome Hines (1921-2003; operatic bass) -
    Esther Rolle (1920-1998; actress) -
    Robert Strauss (1913-1975; actor) -

    June Havoc (1912-2010; actress) -
    Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949; novelist; 'Gone With The Wind') -
    Bram Stoker (1847-1912; author; 'Dracula') -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 8th.
    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-09-2019 at 06:51 PM.

  4. #4554
    November 9th:


    Quote for the Day:

    "If I were white, I could capture the world." - Dorothy Dandridge.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Sandra Denton (hip hop artist, rapper and actress; Pepa, of Salt-n-Pepa) -
    Delta Goodrem (singer, songwriter and actress) -
    Nick Lachey (singer, songwriter, actor, producer and television personality; 98 Degrees) -

    Donnie McClurkin (gospel singer and minister) -
    Roxanne Shante (hip hop musician and rapper) -
    Sisqo (Mark Althavan Andrews; singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer and actor) -
    Roger McGough (poet, broadcaster and writer) -

    Lee Graziano (drummer, trumpeter and vocalist; The American Breed) -
    Phil May (Philip Wadey; vocalist and songwriter; founding member of The Pretty Things) -
    Alan Gratzer (drummer; REO Speedwagon) -
    Dennis Stratton (guitarist; Iron Maiden) -

    Lou Ferrigno (actor, fitness trainer and retired professional bodybuilder) -
    Nikki Blonsky (actress, singer and dancer) -
    Eric Dane (Eric T. Melvin; actor) -

    Robert David Hall (actor) -
    Robert Duncan McNeill (actor, producer and director) -
    Teryl Rothery (actress) -
    Tony Slattery (actor and comedian) -



    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    David Ebo (1950-1993; singer; Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes) -
    Tom Fogerty (1941-1990; guitarist; Creedence Clearwater Revival) -
    Joe C. (Joseph Calleja; 1974-2000; rapper) -

    John Megna (1952-1995; actor) -
    Mary Travers (1936-2009; singer; Peter, Paul and Mary) -
    Severn Darden (1929-1995; actor) -

    Dorothy Dandridge (1922-1965; actress) -
    Sargent Shriver (1915-2011; activist) -
    Hedy Lamarr (1913-2000; actress) -

    Robert Douglas (1909-1999; actor) -
    Muggsy Spanier (1901-1967; jazz musician) -
    (some sources state 1906 as year of birth) -

    Mae Marsh (1895-1968; actress) -
    John Miljan (1892-1960; actor) -
    Gertrude Astor (1887-1977; actress) -

    Ed Wynn (1886-1966; actor) -
    Edna May Oliver (1883-1942; actress) -
    Robert Dale Owen (1801-1877; social reformer and politician) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 9th.

    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-11-2019 at 03:21 PM.

  5. #4555
    November 10th:

    Quote for the Day:

    "When you listen to someone improvise, the notes that are played are only half the story."

    - Hubert Laws.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:

    Jim Gilstrap (singer and session musician) -
    Hubert Laws (flautist and saxophonist) -
    Bobby Rush (Emmett Ellis, Jr; blues musician, composer and singer) -

    Houston Person (jazz tenor saxophonist and record producer) -
    Warren G (Warren Griffin III; rapper, songwriter, record producer and DJ; pioneer of West Coast hip hop) -
    Eve (Eve Jihan Jeffers-Cooper; hip hop recording artist and actress) -

    Miranda Lambert (country singer and songwriter) -
    Ennio Morricone (composer, orchestrator, conductor and former trumpet player ) -

    Tommy Facenda (rock and roll singer and guitarist) -
    Donna Fargo (Yvonne Vaughn; country singer-songwriter) -
    Marilyn Bergman (songwriter) -

    Hugh Bonneville (actor) -
    Matt Craven (actor) -
    Walton Coggins (actor) -

    Heather Matarazzo (actor) -
    Tracy Morgan (actor and comedian) -
    Josh Peck (actor, comedian and YouTube personality) -

    Mackenzie Phillips (Laura Mackenzie Phillips; actress and singer) -
    Ellen Pompeo (actress, director and producer) -
    Jack Scalia (actor) -
    Pippa Scott (actress) -

    Kiernan Shipka (actress) -
    Vince Vieluf (actor) -
    Michael Jai White (actor, director and martial artist) -
    Sinbad (David Adkins; stand up comedian and actor) -

    Ann Reinking (actress, dancer and choreographer) -

    Tim Rice (author and lyricist) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Brittany Murphy (1977-2009; actress) -
    Big Pun (Christopher Lee Rios; 1971-2000; rapper) -
    Greg Lake (1947-2016; musician; Emerson, Lake and Palmer) -

    Vincent Schiavelli (1948-2005; actor) -
    Alaina Reed Hall (1946-2009; singer and actress) -
    Kyu Sakamoto (1941-1985; singer) -

    Joanna Moore (1934-1997; actress) -
    Richard Bradford (1934-2016; actor) -
    Roy Scheider (1932-2008; actor) -

    Norma Crane (Norma Anna Bella Zuckerman; 1928-1973; actress) -
    Richard Burton (1925-1984; actor) -
    Russell Johnson (1924-2014; actor) -

    Jennifer Holt (Elizabeth Marshall Holt; 1920-1997; actress) -
    Francois Perier (1919-2002; actor) -
    Harry Andrews (1911-1989; actor) -

    Jane Froman (Ellen Jane Froman; 1907-1980; singer) -

    Carl Stalling (1891-1972; composer and arranger for animated films; 'Loony Tunes' and 'Merrie Melodies') -

    Claude Rains (1889-1967; actor) -
    Esther Dale (1885-1961; actress) -


    Happy Birthday:
    to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 10th.
    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-11-2019 at 04:57 PM.

  6. #4556
    November 11th:

    Quote for the Day:

    "A dream that you don't fight for, can haunt you for the rest of your life."
    - Stanley Tucci.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Dennis Coffey (guitarist; The Funk Brothers; 'Scorpio'; 'Taurus') -
    Andy Partridge (singer, songwriter and guitarist; XTC) -
    Vince Martell (Vincent James Martellucci; lead guitarist; Vanilla Fudge) -

    Leonardo DiCaprio (actor, producer and environmentalist) -
    Demi Moore (Demi Gene Guynes; actress and film producer) -
    Stanley Tucci (actor, writer, producer and film director) -

    Calista Flockhart (actress) -
    Susan Kohner (Susanna Kohner; actress) -
    Christa B. Allen (actress) -

    Adam Beach (actor) -
    Tyler Christopher (actor) -

    David DeLuise (actor and television director) -
    Alison Doody (actress and model) -
    Philip McKeon (actor) -

    Bill Moseley (actor and musician) -
    Carson Kressley (television personality, actor and designer) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Mose Allison (1927-2016; jazz and blues pianist, singer and songwriter) -
    Scott Plank (1958-2002; actor) -
    Roger LaVern (1938-2013; keyboardist; The Tornados) -
    Buddy Ace (1926-1994; Texas blues singer) -

    Bibi Andersson (Berit Elisabet Andersson; 1935-2019; actress) -

    Hank Garland (1930-2004; country music guitarist) -
    LaVern Baker (1929-1997; R&B singer) -
    Ernestine Anderson (1928-2016; jazz and blues singer) -

    Jonathan Winters (1925-2013; comedian, actor, author and artist) -
    June Whitfield (1925-2018; actress) -
    Stubby Kaye (1918-1997; actor) -
    Patric Knowles (1911-1995; actor) -

    Robert Ryan (1909-1973; actor) -
    Sam Spiegel (1901-1985; film and television producer) -
    John Longden (1900-1971; actor) -

    Roland Young (1887-1953; actor) -
    Pat O'Brien (1899-1983; actor) -
    Rene Clair (1898-1981; film director) -

    Clifton Webb (1889-1966; actor) -
    Maude Adams (1872-1953; actress) -
    Elihu Embree (1782-1820; abolitionist) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 11th.
    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-11-2019 at 07:22 PM.

  7. #4557
    November 12th:


    Quote for the Day:


    "I was extremely fortunate to live around the corner from a recording studio, and to be chosen to have a paper route to make enough money to pay for the music lessons.

    I was one of the chosen few to have a job, and to walk through the curtain at Stax Records was just an amazing thing for me to do at 14."

    - Booker T. Jones.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Booker T. Jones (multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, record producer and arranger; Booker T. and the M.G.'s) -

    Arthur 'Pooch' Tavares; singer; The Tavares) -

    Terry 'Buzzy' Johnson (Isaiah Johnson; singer, songwriter and record producer; The Flamingos)

    Brian Hyland (singer and musician) -
    Neil Young (singer-songwriter) -

    Tevin Campbell (singer, songwriter and actor) -
    Miles Jaye (singer, jazz violinist, songwriter and record producer) -
    Kathleen Hanna (singer, musician, artist, activist and writer) -

    Omarion (Omari Ishmael Grandberry; singer, songwriter, actor and dancer) -
    Anne Hathaway (actress) -

    Ryan Gosling (actor and musician) -
    Tamala Jones (actress) -
    Alexandra Maria Lara (actress) -
    Sam Lloyd (actor, a cappella singer and musician) -

    Radha Mitchell (actress) -
    Megan Mullally (actress, comedian and singer) -
    Cote de Pablo (Maria Jose de Pablo Fernandez; actress and singer) -

    Craig Parker (actor) -
    Wallace Shawn (actor, playwright and essayist) -
    Angela Watson (actress) -
    Ashley Williams (actress) -



    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Jimmy 'Bro' Hayes (1943-2017; singer; The Persuasions) -
    Vic Chestnutt (1964-2009; singer-songwriter) -

    John Maus (John Walker; 1943-2011; singer, songwriter and guitarist; The Walker Brothers) -

    Errol Brown (1943-2015; singer; Hot Chocolate) -

    Ina Balin (1937-1990; actress) -
    Mort Shuman (1938-1991; singer, pianist and songwriter) -
    Brian Rawlinson (1931-2000; actor)-

    Bob Crewe (1930-2014; songwriter, singer and record producer; The Four Seasons; The Bob Crewe Generation) -

    Grace Kelly (1929-1982; actress; Princess Grace Of Monaco) -

    Kim Hunter (1922-2002; actress) -

    Sunset Carson (1920-1990; actor) -
    Jo Stafford (1917-2008; singer) -
    Richard Ney (1916-2004; actor) -

    Bukka White (1906- 1977; Delta blues guitarist and singer) -
    Jack Oakie (1903-1978; actor) -
    Aleksandr Borodin (1833-1887; composer) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 12th.
    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-12-2019 at 07:05 PM.

  8. #4558
    Westgrandboulevard, Sesame Street turned 50 on November 10th!

  9. #4559
    Yes indeed Marv, it seems it did, and I noted your thread on November 11th.

    'Sesame Street' didn't get a mention on this thread, as I generally focus on individuals, rather than programmes.

    Also, it was never very big here in the UK. The BBC rejected it, and ITV broadcast it only on a limited basis. I don't think I ever viewed a complete programme.

    However, apart from two US pilots for ABC (and rejected) , 'The Muppet Show' was produced here. After Rudolf Nureyev offered to make a guest appearance, other guest stars then lined up to appear, and it became a very popular show.
    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-14-2019 at 05:11 AM.

  10. #4560
    Quote Originally Posted by westgrandboulevard View Post
    Yes indeed Marv, it seems it did, and I noted your thread on November 11th.

    'Sesame Street' didn't get a mention on this thread, as I generally focus on individuals, rather than programmes.

    Also, it was never very big here in the UK. The BBC rejected it, and ITV broadcast it only on a limited basis. I don't think I ever viewed a complete programme.

    However, apart from two US pilots for ABC (and rejected) , 'The Muppet Show' was produced here. After Rudolf Nureyev offered to make a guest appearance, other guest stars then lined up to appear, and it became a very popular show.
    In Canada they modified the name to "Sesame Park".

  11. #4561
    I wonder what was the exact reason for the Canadians changing the name to Sesame Park.

    I wouldn't have thought there was too much difference between the tastes of the American and Canadian audiences - but perhaps there is?

    Or maybe the Canadians just wanted to customise Sesame Street a little, and not accept the show exactly as it was broadcast to the US audience.

    And it does seem that although the British TV stations weren't totally sold on Sesame Street, they did customise the concept to become 'The Muppets'.

    I'm often surprised at how popular some British TV productions apparently are in the US!

    Presumably they only go out on certain channels, and not on the big national television channels like NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox and CW Television Network?

  12. #4562
    November 13th:


    Quote for the Day:

    "I watched people. I used to travel with the rock-and-roll shows. I watched stars. I got to the point where I had 'Turn This Mutha Out', and it frightened me. I had a big record.

    I was opening for the Jackson 5, but the saddest point in my life was being a star and being in the dressing room by myself.

    And then the most sad thing was that the band was on the bandstand, and I had to wait for the police to escort me to the stage. I'm by myself. I'm used to being with the band. I was a sad dude, man."

    - Idris Muhammad, 'The Power Of Soul' interview, Issue 1, WaxPoetics.com; December 2001.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Justine 'Baby' Washington (soul and R&B singer) -
    Timmy Thomas (R&B singer, songwriter and musician) -
    Carol Connors (Annette Kleinbard; singer-songwriter; lead vocalist, The Teddy Bears) -

    Nikolai Fraiture (bassist; The Strokes) -
    Kumi Koda (urban and R&B singer) -

    Whoopi Goldberg (Caryn Elaine Johnson; actress, comedian, author and television host) -
    Tom Atkins (actor) -
    Devon Bostick (actor) -

    Jordan Bridges (actor) -
    Gerard Butler (actor and producer) -
    Juhi Chawla (actress) -

    Monique Coleman (Adrienne Monique Jordan; actress, dancer and singer) -
    Frances Conroy (actress) -
    Neil Flynn (actor, comedian and voice actor) -

    Noah Hathaway (actor) -
    Jimmy Hawkins (actor and film producer) -
    Rex Linn (actor) -

    Art Malik (actor) -
    Joe Mantegna (actor, producer, writer and director) -
    Chris Noth (actor) -

    Rick Roberts (actor) -
    Tracy Scoggins (actress) -
    Shawn Yue (actor and singer) -
    Steve Zahn (actor and comedian) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Dack Rambo (1941-1994; actor) -
    Jean Seberg (1938-1979; actress) -
    Garry Marshall (1934-2016; actor, director and producer) -

    Richard Mulligan (1932-2000; actor) -
    Adrienne Corri (1931-2016; actress) -
    Linda Christian (1923-2011; actress) -

    Oskar Werner (1922-1984; actor) -
    Mary Beth Hughes (1919-1995; actress) -
    Robert Sterling (1917-2006; actor) -

    Jack Elam (1920-2003; actor) -
    (sources also state 1916 and 1918 as year of birth) -

    Idris Muhammad (1939-2014; jazz drummer) -
    Alexander Scourby (1913-1985; actor) -
    Helen Mack (1913-1986; actress) -

    Hermione Baddeley (1906-1986; actress) -
    Henry Kolker (1870-1947; actor) -
    Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894; author) -
    Edwin Booth (1833-1893; actor) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 13th.

  13. #4563
    November 14th:


    Quote for the Day:

    "We had no idea what he (Jackie Wilson) was going to do, but he called Berry, and then he said, 'You guys go back to Hitsville. Berry wants to hear you again.

    We hopped in the car and, man, we sped down the street. When we got out of the car, we kind of cool walked real slow like we were bad dudes walking to the studio. We sang the same three songs that we had sung for Berry a couple of hours earlier, and he said, 'You guys sound great! Come back tomorrow and we'll sign a contract."

    - Joe Billingslea, The Contours; interview with The Scoop, 2017.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Joe Billingslea (R&B singer; The Contours) -
    Joseph 'Run' Simmons (musician; Run-D.M.C.) -
    Lil' Boosie (rapper) -

    Travis Barker (drummer; Blink-182) -
    Wendy Carlos (electronic musician and composer) -
    Shyheim (rapper and actor) -
    Josh Silver (keyboardist, producer and backing vocalist; Type O Negative) -

    Obie Trice (rapper and songwriter) -
    Yanni (composer, keyboardist, pianist and music producer) -
    Steven Bishop (singer-songwriter, actor and guitarist) -
    Adina Howard (singer-songwriter) -

    Paul McGann (actor) -
    Lucas Belvaux (actor and film director) -
    Sandahl Bergman (actress, dancer and stunt woman) -

    Brian Dietzen (actor) -
    Josh Duhamel (actor and former fashion model) -
    David Moscow (actor, producer and activist) -

    Brock Pierce (entrepreneur and former child actor) -
    Laura Ramsey (actress) -
    Laura San Giacomo (actress) -
    Dana Snyder (comedian, actor and producer) -

    D.B.Sweeney (actor) -
    Russell Tovey (actor) -
    Patrick Warburton (actor) -
    Harland Williams (actor, comedian, singer, author, artist, musician and radio personality) -

    Condoleezza Rice (political scientist; diplomat, first female African-American Secretary of State) -


    Remembering : those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Ray Sharkey (1952-1993; actor) -
    Robert Ginty (1948-2009; actor) -
    Cornell Gunter (1936-1990; singer; The Flairs; The Platters; The Coasters) -

    Freddie Garrity (1936-2006; singer; Freddie and the Dreamers) -
    Jennifer Jayne (1931-2006; actress) -
    Michael Robbins (1930-1992; actor) -

    McLean Stevenson (1929-1996; actor) -
    Jean Madeira (1924-1972; operatic contralto) -
    Veronica Lake (1922-1973; actress) -

    Phyllis Avery (1922-2011; actress) -
    Brian Keith (1921-1997; actor) -
    Rosemary De Camp (1910-2001; actress) -

    Louise Brooks (1906-1985; actress) -
    John Henry Barbee (1905-1964; blues singer and guitarist) -
    Dick Powell (1904-1963; actor) -

    Aaron Copland (1900-1990; composer) -
    Claude Monet (1840-1926; painter) -
    J. Miller McKim (1810-1874; activist) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 14th.
    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-15-2019 at 08:19 PM.

  14. #4564
    November 15th:


    Quote for the Day:

    "..whenever I'd get back on the block where everybody'd heard my records - half the time I couldn't afford a Coca-Cola."

    - Clyde McPhatter; interview with Marcia Vance, 1971.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Alexander O'Neal (R&B singer, songwriter and arranger) -
    Petula Clark (Sally Olwen Clark; singer, actress and songwriter) -
    Anni-Frid Lyngstad (singer; ABBA) -
    Michael Cooper (singer, rhythm guitar; Con Funk Shun) -

    Michael Hampton (funk/rock guitarist, Parliament-Funkadelic) -
    Karen Sheard (singer, musician and songwriter; The Clark Sisters) -
    Keith Washington (R&B singer) -

    C.W. McCall (William Dale Fries, Jr; singer, activist and politician; 'Convoy') -
    Kevin Eubanks (jazz and fusion guitarist) -
    Rick Kemp (bassist; Steeleye Span) -
    Camelle Hinds (R&B/soul bassist; singer and songwriter) -

    Chad Kroeger (Chad Robert Turton; musician and producer; lead singer, Nickelback) -
    B.o.B (Bobby Ray Simmons, Jr; rapper) -
    E-40 (Earl T. Stevens; rapper and actor) -

    Ed Asner (actor) -
    Yaphet Kotto (actor) -
    Evan Adams (actor) -

    Joanna Barnes (actress, novelist and journalist) -
    Beverly D'Angelo (actress and singer) -
    Bob Gunton (actor) -

    Virginie Ledoyen (Virginie Fernandez; actress) -
    Jonny Lee Miller (actor) -
    Sean Murray (actor) -

    Kevin J. O'Connor (actor) -
    Rachel True (actress) -
    Sam Waterston (actor, producer and director) -
    Shailene Woodley (actress, producer and activist) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Ol' Dirty Bastard (1968-2004; rapper) -
    Susanne Lothar (1960-2012; actress) -
    Tony Thompson (1954-2003; drummer; Chic) -
    Frankie Gaye (1941-2001; singer) -

    Little Willie John (1937-1968; R&B singer) -
    Clyde McPhatter (1932-1972; R&B, rock and roll, and soul singer; The Drifters) -
    John Kerr (1931-2013; actor) -

    Whitman Mayo (1930-2001; actor) -
    Joe Hinton (1929-1968; R&B, soul and rock and roll singer; 'Funny How Time Slips Away') -
    Carol Bruce (1919-2007; actress) -
    Greta Gynt (1916-2000; actress) -

    Donna Drake (1914-1989; actress) -
    Mantovani (1905-1980; light orchestral conductor) -
    Tilly Losch (1903-1975; ballet dancer and actress) -
    Lewis Stone (1879-1953; actor) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 15th.
    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-17-2019 at 03:01 PM.

  15. #4565
    November 16th :


    Quote for the Day:


    "He (Jerry Wexler) played me 'Do Right Woman', the one we all hear today.

    Aretha played piano and sang it beautifully, and her sisters were singing it so good. The whole thing just melted me. It was just a beautiful record.

    That's one of the highlights of my life."

    - Dan Penn; Poets and Prophets interview, Country Music Hall Of Fame, 2010.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Garnet Mimms (Garrett Mimms; R&B and gospel singer; The Enchanters) -
    Diana Krall (jazz pianist and singer) -
    Bryan Abrams (lead vocalist; Color Me Badd) -

    Dave Kushner (rhythm guitarist; Velvet Revolver) -
    Dan Penn (Wallace Daniel Pennington; singer, musician, songwriter and record producer; 'The Dark End Of The Street'; 'Do Right Woman, Do Right Man') -

    Maggie Gyllenhaal (actress) -
    Clu Gulager (actor and director) -
    Lisa Bonet (actress) -

    Kimberly J. Brown (actress) -
    Gus Carr (actor, dancer and musician) -
    Noah Gray-Cabey (actor and pianist) -

    Marg Helgenberger (actress) -
    Barbara Leigh (Barbara Ann Kish; former actress and fashion model) -
    David Leisure (actor) -

    Harry Lennix (actor) -
    Licia Maglietta (actress and stage director) -
    Dean McDermott (actor) -

    Joanna Pettet (Joanna Jane Salmon; former actress) -
    Martha Plimpton (actress, singer and former model) -
    Missi Pyle (Andrea Kay Pyle; actress and singer) -

    Maeve Quinlan (actress and former professional tennis player) -
    Steve Railsback (actor) -
    Miguel Sandoval (actor) -

    Donna McKechnie (dancer, singer, actress and choreographer; Cassie from 'A Chorus Line') -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Arrow (1949-2010; calypso and soca musician) -
    Winfred 'Blue' Lovett (1943-2014; bass singer; The Manhattans) -
    Lillian Lopez (1935-2012; singer; Odyssey) -

    Guy Stockwell (1934-2002; actor) -
    Herbert Sumlin (1931-2011; blues guitarist and singer) -
    Bob Gibson (1931-1996; folk singer) -

    Barbara Payton (1927-1967; actress) -
    Patricia Barry (1922-2016; actress) -
    Royal Dano (1922-1994; actor) -

    Herb Abramson (1916-1999; record company executive, producer and co-founder of Atlantic Records) -

    Ellen Albertini Dow (1913-2015; actress) -
    George O. Petrie (1912-1997; actor) -
    Burgess Meredith (1908-1997; actor) -

    Jim Jordan (1896-1988; actor) -
    Mabel Normand (1892-1930; actress) -
    Halliwell Hobbes (1877-1962; actor) -
    W.C. Handy (1873-1958; composer and musician; 'Father Of The Blues') -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 16th.
    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-17-2019 at 03:25 PM.

  16. #4566
    November 17th:

    Quote for the Day:

    "Don't get bitter, just get better." - RuPaul.


    If this is your Birthday,
    you are sharing it with:


    Bob Gaudio (singer, songwriter, musician and record producer; The Four Seasons) -
    Ronnie DeVoe (singer and rapper; New Edition and Bell Biv DeVoe) -
    Gordon Lightfoot (musician) -

    Martin Barre (guitarist; Jethro Tull) -
    Rod Clements (guitarist and songwriter for Lindisfarne) -
    Peter Cox (singer; Go West) -

    Samantha Jones (former singer) -
    Dr. Bombay (Johnny Jakobsen; Eurodance and comedy singer) -
    Kat Deluna (singer-songwriter) -
    (some sources state November 26th as date of birth) -

    Isaac Hanson (musician; Hanson) -

    Danny DeVito (actor) -
    RuPaul (actor, drag queen, television personality) -
    Robert Brown (actor) -

    Leslie Bibb (actress) -
    Brando Call (actor) -
    Sophie Marceau (actress) -

    Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (actress and singer) -
    Rachel McAdams (actress and activist) -
    William R. Moses (actor) -

    Diane Neal (actress) -
    Stephen Root (actor) -
    Carlo Verdone (actor, screenwriter and film director) -
    Dylan Walsh (actor) -

    Martin Scorsese (film director) -

    Roland Joffe (film director) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Jeff Buckley (1966-1997; singer-songwriter and musician) -
    Dean Paul Martin (1951-1987; singer, actor, tennis player and military pilot) -
    Gene Clark (1944-1991; singer-songwriter; The Byrds) -

    Auberon Waugh (1939-2001; journalist) -
    Marion Montgomery (1934-2002; jazz singer) -
    Rance Howard (1928-2017; actor) -
    Rock Hudson (1925-1985; actor) -

    Frank Maxwell (1916-2004; actor) -
    Mischa Auer (1905-1967; actor) -
    Lee Strasberg (1901-1982; actor and theatre director) -
    Sarah Haden (1899-1981; actress) -

    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 17th.

  17. #4567
    November 18th:


    Quote for the Day:

    "Don't mess with Mister In-Between." - Johnny Mercer.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Kim Wilde (Kim Smith; singer, author, DJ and television presenter) -
    Jenny Burton (R&B singer) -
    Tim DeLaughter (singer and songwriter) -

    Fabolous (John David Jackson; rapper) -
    Kirk Hammett (lead guitarist and songwriter, Metallica) -
    Duncan Sheik (singer-songwriter and composer) -
    Graham Parker (singer-songwriter; Graham Parker & The Rumour) -

    Linda Evans (Linda Evanstad; actress) -
    Brenda Vaccaro (actress) -
    Nick Chinlund (actor) -

    Mike Epps (comedian,actor, film producer, writer and rapper) -
    Tim Guinee (actor) -
    Dennis Haskins (actor) -

    Nathan Kress (actor, director and former child model) -
    Delroy Lindo (actor and theatre director) -
    Romany Malco (actor and music producer) -

    Andrea Marcovicci (actress and singer) -
    Jameson Parker (Francis Jameson Parker, Jr; actor) -
    Elizabeth Perkins (actress) -
    Chloe Sevigny (actress, model and fashion designer) -

    Susan Sullivan (actress) -
    Christina Vidal (actress, singer and producer) -
    Owen Wilson (actor and screenwriter) -
    Peta Wilson (actress, lingerie designer and model) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    David Hemmings (1941-2003; actor) -
    Don Cherry (1936-1995; jazz musician) -
    J.G.Ballard (1930-2009; author) -

    Hank Ballard (1927-2003; singer) -
    Dorothy Collins (1926-1994; singer) -
    Pedro Infante (1917-1957; actor) -

    Johnny Mercer (1909-1976; songwriter) -
    Imogene Coca (1908-2001; actress) -
    Compay Segundo (1907-2003; guitarist) -

    Eugene Ormandy (1899-1985; conductor) -
    Richard Mayr (1877-1935; operatic bass) -
    Ignace Paderewski (1860-1941; pianist) -

    W.S. Gilbert (1836-1911; composer; Gilbert & Sullivan) -
    Louis Daguerre (1787-1851; inventor of Daguerreotype photography) -
    Carl Maria von Weber (1786-1826; composer) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 18th.

  18. #4568
    November 19th:

    Quote for the Day:

    "(Motown had) a beat you could feel, and hum in the shower. You couldn't hum Charlie Parker, but you could hum Berry Gordy."

    - Joe Hunter, 'Motown Turns 50' article, Smithsonian.com, 2009.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Garry 'Jellybean' Johnson (drummer, guitarist and songwriter) -
    Annette Guest (soul, R&B and disco singer; First Choice) -
    Tony Rich (R&B singer-songwriter) -

    Bill Sharpe (keyboardist; Shakatak) -
    Fred Lipsius (saxophonist and arranger; Blood, Sweat & Tears) -
    Joe Correro, Jr; (drummer, Paul Revere and the Raiders) -

    Billy Currington (country musician) -
    Matt Sorum (drummer, Guns N' Roses, Velvet Revolver) -
    Tyga (Micheal Ray Stevenson; rapper) -

    Jodie Foster (actress, director and producer) -
    Kathleen Quinlan (actress) -
    Meg Ryan (actress) -

    Erika Alexander (actress, writer and producer) -
    Robert Beltran (actor) -
    Nigel Bennett (actor, director and writer) -

    T.C. Carson (Terrence C. Carson; actor) -
    Robin Dunne (actor) -
    Terry Farrell (actress and fashion model) -

    Douglas Henshall (actor) -
    Sandrine Holt (Sandrine Vanessa Ho; model and actress) -
    Allison Janney (actress and comedienne) -
    Jason Scott Lee (actor and martial artist) -

    Glynnis O'Connor (actress) -
    William Russell (actor) -
    Sushmita Sen (actress and model) -
    Tom Virtue (actor) -

    Dick Cavett (talk show host) -

    Calvin Klein (fashion designer) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have since passed away:


    Warren 'Pete' Moore (1939-2017; singer-songwriter and record producer; The Miracles) -

    Robert White (1936-1994; guitarist; The Funk Brothers) -
    Joe Hunter (1927-2007; pianist; The Funk Brothers) -
    Dan Haggerty (1941-2016; actor) -
    Tom Villard (1953-1994; actor) -

    Hank Medress (1938-2007; singer and record producer; The Tokens) -
    Peter Cook (1937-1995; comic) -
    Geoff Goddard (1937-2000; songwriter and keyboardist; The Tornados) -

    Ray Collins (1936-2012; singer and musician; The Mothers Of Invention) -
    Dara Singh (1928-2012; actor) -
    Dick Wesson (1922-1996; actor) -

    Gene Tierney (1920-1991; actress) -
    Alan Young (1919-2016; actor) -
    Griffith Jones (1909-2007; actor) -

    Tommy Dorsey (1905-1956; musician) -
    Nancy Carroll (1903-1965; actress) -
    Alan Baxter (1908-1976; actor) -

    Eleanor Audley (1905-1991; actress) -
    Anton Walbrook (1896-1967; actor) -
    Chris-Pin Martin (1893-1953; actor) -

    Erskine Sanford (1885-1969; actor) -
    Ned Sparks (1883-1957; actor) -
    George Barbier (1864-1945; actor) -


    Happy Birthday:
    to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 19th.

  19. #4569
    November 20th:

    Quote for the Day:

    "And then, I did a show with Jerry Robbins. It was his first show. And it was my first starring show. I had no business being there. And he had no business directing it. He never directed anything before.

    So, I was leaning against the wall, and Maureen Stapleton was with me. And Jerry said, "Katherine, get your hand off the proscenium." And I said "Maureen, what the hell is the proscenium". That tells you I shouldn't have been in that show. Although, I stopped the show twice.

    The thing I'm proudest of - I never made a penny in any other business. And that's for eighty years. I did my last show at eighty eight."

    - Kaye Ballard, interview with Broadway World, June 2018.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Norman Greenbaum (singer-songwriter) -
    Tony Butala (lead singer, The Lettermen) -
    Gail Ann Dorsey (bassist, singer and songwriter; David Bowie, and solo) -

    Ray Stiles (bassist; Mud; The Hollies) -
    Mike D (Mike Diamond; rapper and founding member of The Beastie Boys) -
    Mike Vernon (record producer) -
    Davey Havok (David Paden Marchand; musician, lead vocalist; AFI) -

    Ming-Na (Ming-Na Wen; actress) -
    Meredith Monk (composer, performer and vocalist) -
    Josh Turner (country musician) -
    Joe Walsh (singer-songwriter)-

    Estelle Parsons (actress, singer and stage director) -
    Bo Derek (Mary Cathleen Collins; actress, film producer and model) -
    Dan Byrd (actor) -

    Veronica Hamel (actress and model) -
    Laura Harris (actress) -
    Cody Linley (actor and singer) -

    Sabrina Lloyd (actress) -
    Richard Masur (actor) -
    Jason Thompson (actor) -

    Callie Thorne (actress) -
    Nadine Velazquez (actress and model) -
    Sean Young (actress) -

    Dick Smothers (actor, comedian, composer and musician; The Smother Brothers) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968; politician and lawyer; 64th United States Attorney General, 1961-1964; United States Senator, 1965-1968) -

    Kaye Ballard (Catherine Gloria Balotta; 1925-2019; actress, comedian and singer) -

    J. Blackfoot (1946-2011; lead singer, The Soul Children) -
    Duane Allman (1946-1971; guitarist; The Allman Brothers) -
    Danny McBride (1945-2009; singer-songwriter and guitarist) -

    Curly Putman (1930-2016; songwriter) -
    Franklin Cover (1928-2006; actor) -
    June Christy (1925-1990; singer) -

    Phyllis Thaxter (1921-2012; actress) -
    Douglas Dick (1920-2015; actor) -
    Evelyn Keyes (1916-2008; actress) -

    Judy Canova (1913-1983; comedian and actress) -
    Fran Allison (1907-1989; television and radio comedienne, personality and singer) -
    Rod La Rocque (1898-1969; actor) -

    Reginald Denny (1891-1967; actor) -
    Robert Armstrong (1890-1973; actor) -
    Zeffie Tilbury (1863-1950; actress) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 20th.

  20. #4570
    November 21st:

    Quote for the Day:

    "Music should always be an adventure." - Coleman Hawkins.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:

    David Porter (record producer, songwriter and singer) -
    Lonnie Jordan (singer-songwriter; War) -
    Randy Z (Randy Zheringer; rock drummer and percussionist; The McCoys) -

    Alex James (Steven Alexander James; bassist and songwriter; Blur) -
    Bjork (Bjork Guomundsdottir; singer-songwriter) -
    Carly-Mae Jepsen (singer, songwriter and actress) -
    Rain Phoenix (actress, musician and singer; Papercranes) -

    Goldie Hawn (actress, producer and singer) -
    Lorna Luft (actress and singer) -
    Marlo Thomas (Margaret Thomas; actress, producer, author and social activist) -

    Cherry Jones (actress) -
    Laurence Luckinbill (actor, playwright and director) -
    Jena Malone (actress, musician and photographer) -

    Brian McNamara (actor) -
    Juliet Mills (actress) -
    Cynthia Rhodes (retired actress, singer and dancer) -
    Deborah Shelton (beauty queen and actress) -

    Nicollette Sheridan (actress, writer and producer) -
    Alexander Siddig (actor) -
    Jimmi Simpson (actor) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Coleman Hawkins (1904-1969; jazz tenor saxophonist) -
    Andrew Love (1941-2012; saxophone player; The Memphis Horns) -
    Buck Ram (1907-1991; songwriter, music producer and arranger) -

    Alphonse Mouzon (1948-2016; jazz fusion drummer and percussion) -
    Harold Ramis (1944-2014; actor, director, writer and comedian) -
    Robert Drivas (1935-1986; actor) -

    Ingrid Pitt (1937-2010; actress) -
    Beryl Bainbridge (1932-2010; novelist) -
    Jean Shepard (1933-2016; country musician) -

    Niall Toibin (1929-2019; actor) -
    Joseph Campanella (1924-2018; actor) -
    Maria Casares (1922-1996; actress) -

    Vivian Blaine (1921-1995; actress) -
    Ralph Meeker (1920-1988; actor) -
    Steve Brodie (1919-1992; actor) -
    Roy Boulting (1913-2001; film director) -

    Eleanor Powell (1912-1982; dancer) -
    Charles Korvin (1907-1998; actor) -
    Jobyna Ralston (1899-1967; actress) -
    Voltaire (1694-1778; writer, historian and philosopher) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 21st.

    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-21-2019 at 06:56 PM.

  21. #4571
    November 22nd:


    Quote for the Day:

    "If you heard that we were looking very hard to find a name that would fit our group mix (three young ladies and one young man), we were rehearsing one winter night, and the tag in my black sweater kept tickling the back of my neck.

    So I pulled it off, and there was the word ORLON, a Dupont product. I said that we had to look no more. Everyone agreed, and the rest is history."

    - Stephen Caldwell, The Orlons; interview with Pati Buehler, Broadway World, 2016.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Stephen Caldwell (R&B singer; founding member of The Orlons) -
    Wendy Moten (R&B and pop/rock singer) -
    Jamie Troy (bass singer; The Classics) -
    Aston Barrett (bass guitarist and musician: The Wailers) -

    Ron McClure (bassist; Blood, Sweat & Tears) -
    Floyd Sneed (drummer; Three Dog Night) -
    Tina Weymouth (Martina Weymouth; founding member and bassist; Talking Heads) -
    Tyler Hilton (singer, songwriter and actor) -

    Karen O (Karen Orzolek; singer, songwriter, musician and record producer) -
    Ville Valo (singer, songwriter and musician; HIM) -
    Steven Van Zandt (musician, songwriter and actor) -

    Jamie Lee Curtis (actress, author and activist) -
    Michael Callan (actor) -
    Tom Conti (actor, theatre director and actor) -

    Allen Garfield (actor) -
    Mariel Hemingway (actress) -
    Scarlett Johansson (actress and singer) -

    Khalil Kain (Khaliloeron Kain; actor and rapper) -
    Richard Kind (actor) -
    Mads Mikkelsen (actor) -

    Bruce Payne (actor, producer, screenwriter, film director and theatre director) -
    Mark Ruffalo (actor and producer) -
    Gary Valentine (Gary Knipfing; actor, comedian and writer) -

    Terry Gilliam (screenwriter, film director, animator, actor and comedian; Monty Python) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Robert Vaughn (1932-2016; actor) -
    Geraldine Page (1924-1987; actress) -
    Peter Hall (1930-2017; theatre director) -
    Rodney Dangerfield (1921-2004; comedian, actor and producer) -

    Lynne Roberts (1922-1978; actress) -
    Benjamin Britten (1913-1976; composer) -
    Roland Winters (1904-1989; actor) -
    Lee Patrick (1901-1982; actress) -

    Hoagy Carmichael (1899-1981; songwriter) -
    Wiley Post (1898-1935; aviator) -
    Elizabeth Patterson (1874-1966; actress) -
    George Eliot (Mary Anne Evans; 1819-1880; novelist) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 22nd.
    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-22-2019 at 07:45 PM.

  22. #4572
    I had the great pleasure of meeting Steve Caldwell in 2007 when The Orlons played Harrah's Rincon here in California. He was a total gentlemen and very friendly. I sat with the group for a few minutes before the show and had a wonderful conversation with them.Name:  orlons.jpg
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  23. #4573
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    What? NO ENTRY for MY birthday (Nov.24th)!!! I share it with Baruch Spinosa, Zachary Taylor, Dale Carnegie, Scott Joplin, Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, Howard Duff, John Lindsay, and William Buckley, and my oldest sister's mother-in-law .

  24. #4574
    Hi Robb, no official entry yet, even for yesterday, November 23rd LOL

    This place is really going down....

    All coming up very soon.

    Hope you are having a really good Birthday, and "Hi!" also to your oldest sister's mother-in-law, wherever she may be.....

  25. #4575
    November 23rd:

    Quote for the Day:

    "Feeling better,
    now that we're through,
    Feeling better,
    'cause I'm over you.."

    "When the time comes for me to quit and go back to doing spirituals in the church, I think I'll know. But because I have a longing to do it, I know that I'll eventually return to religious singing."

    - Betty Everett; extract from lyrics of 'You're No Good'/interview with Jeff Burger, 1974.



    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:

    Marcia Griffiths (reggae singer) -
    Bruce Hornsby (singer-songwriter and pianist; Bruce Hornsby and the Range) -
    Kurupt (Ricardo Emmanuel Brown; rapper and actor) -

    Johnny Mandel (composer and aranger) -
    Keith Hampshire (singer) -
    Alan Paul (singer and composer; founding member of The Manhattan Transfer) -

    Sandra Stevens (singer; The Brotherhood Of Man) -
    Maxwell Caulfield (actor) -
    Miley Cyrus (Destiny Hope Cyrus; singer, songwriter and actress) -

    Vincent Cassel (Vincent Crochon; actor) -
    Oded Fehr (actor) -
    Lucas Grabeel (actor, film producer, singer and songwriter) -

    Franco Nero (Francesco Clemente Giuseppe Sparanero; actor) -
    Salli Richardson (actress and director) -
    Jonathan Sadowski (actor) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Betty Everett (1939-2001; R&B and soul singer) -
    Gloria Lynne (Gloria Wilson;1929-2013; jazz and R&B singer) -
    Dominique Dunne (1959-1982; actress) -

    Susan Anspach (1942-2018; actress) -
    Steve Landesberg (1945-2010; actor) -
    R. L. Burnside (1926-2005; blues singer, songwriter and guitarist) -

    Paula Raymond (1924-2003; actress) -
    Peter Gennaro (1919-2000; choreographer) -
    Michael Gough (1917-2011; actor) -

    John Dehner (1915-1992; actor) -
    Victor Jory (1902-1982; actor) -
    Ruth Etting (1896-1978; singer) -

    Erte (Romain de Tirtoff; 1892-1990; art deco fashion designer and artist) -

    Harpo Marx (1888-1964; actor: The Marx Brothers) -
    Boris Karloff (1887-1969; actor) -
    Manuel de Falla (1876-1946; composer) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 23rd.

    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-24-2019 at 07:20 PM.

  26. #4576
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    Wow! I missed sharing my hero, Boris Karloff's by ONE day!!!

  27. #4577
    November 24th:

    Quote For The Day:

    "I was trying for years to woo people through humour, but it seems flash cars are much easier." - Stephen Merchant.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Our fellow Soulful Detroit member, Robb_k.

    Hope it was a great Birthday, Robb!


    - also -


    Anita Louis (soul and disco singer ; The Soul Children) -
    Jim Yester (vocals; guitarist, keyboards and songwriter; The Association) -
    Bev Bevan (drummer; The Move; Electric Light Orchestra/ELO) -

    Pete Best (original drummer with The Beatles) -
    Lee Michaels (rock musician) -
    Russell Watson (tenor singer) -

    Alain Chabat (actor, director, screenwriter and television presenter) -
    Denise Crosby (actress and model) -
    Garret Dillahunt (actor) -

    Lola Glaudini (actress) -
    Colin Hanks (actor, producer and director) -
    Katherine Heigl (actress and former fashion model) -

    Shirley Henderson (actress ) -
    Sarah Hyland (actress) -
    Thierry Lhermitte (actor, director, writer and producer) -

    Stanley Livingston (actor) -
    Dwight Schultz (actor and voice artist) -
    Amanda Wyss (actress) -

    Billy Connolly (comedian, musician, presenter, actor and artist) -

    Stephen Merchant (actor, writer, director, comedian and presenter; 'The Office'; 'Extras'; 'The Ricky Gervais') -

    Oscar Robertson (former National Basketball Association player for the Cincinnati Royals and The Milwaukee Bucks) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Richard Tee (1943-1993; pianist, studio musician, singer and arranger) -
    Donald 'Duck' Dunn (1941-2012; bassist, Booker T. & The M.G.'s) -
    Rene Enriquez (1933-1990; actor) -

    Juggy Murray (1923-2015; R&B music producer; co-founder of Sue Records) -
    David Kossoff (1919-2005; actor) -
    John Justin (1917-2002; actor) -

    Geraldine Fitzgerald (1913-2005; actress) -
    Howard Duff (1913-1990; actor) -
    Garson Kanin (1912-1999; screenwriter) -

    Rosa Henderson (1896-1968; jazz and blues singer) -
    Roman Bohnen (1901-1949; actor) -
    Scott Joplin (1868-1917; ragtime musician) -

    Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901; painter) -
    Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849-1924; novelist) -
    Lilli Lehmann (1848-1929; operatic soprano) -
    Baruch Spinoza (1632-1677; philosopher) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 24th.

  28. #4578
    November 25th:


    Quote for the Day:

    "I never knew much about business. But I've been made happy. The TV and commercials have been very fortunate for me and my career. And Atlantic Records has always been wonderful to me. I don't think I could have chosen a better record company." - Percy Sledge.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:

    Stacy Lattisaw (R&B singer) -
    Jocelyn Brown (R&B and dance singer) -
    Amy Grant (singer-songwriter, musician, author and media personality) -

    Tim Armstrong (musician, singer, songwriter, producer and actor; Rancid) -
    Mark Lanegan (rock musician and singer-songwriter; Screaming Trees) -
    Bob Lind (folk music singer-songwriter; 'Elusive Butterfly') -

    Christina Applegate (actress and dancer) -
    Billy Burke (actor) -
    Kevin Chamberlin (actor) -

    Kathryn Crosby (actress and singer) -
    Jerry Ferrara (actor) -
    Jill Flint (actress) -

    Ernest Harden, Jr. (actor) -
    Jill Hennessy (actress and musician) -
    Joel Kinnaman (actor) -

    John Larroquette (actor and producer) -
    Eddie Steeples (actor) -
    Gaspard Ulliel (actor and model) -
    Tracey Walter (actor) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date. but who have now passed away:


    Percy Sledge (1941-2015; R&B, soul and gospel singer) -
    Herman Griffin (1936-1989; R&B singer and dancer) -
    Paul Desmond (1924-1977; jazz alto saxophonist and composer; Dave Brubeck Quartet) -

    Darlanne Fluegel (1953-2017; actress and model) -
    Jeffrey Hunter (1926-1969; actor and producer) -
    Ricardo Montalban (1920-2009; actor) -
    Noel Neill (1920-2016; actress) -

    Helen Gahagan (1900-1980; actress and politician) -
    Margaret Livingston (1895-1984; actor) -
    Willie 'The Lion' Smith (1897-1973; jazz pianist) -
    Jessie Royce Landis (1896-1972; actress) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 25th.
    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-26-2019 at 04:30 PM.

  29. #4579
    November 26th:

    Quote for the Day:

    "I like me very much.

    When I look in the mirror and my skin glows back at me, I think ,'Wow, that sure is pretty'.

    I have a simple childlike view of life, and I want to keep it."

    - Tina Turner, interview with O, The Oprah Magazine, May 2005.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Jean Terrell (Velma Jean Terrell; R&B and jazz singer; The Supremes) -

    Tina Turner (R&B, pop and rock singer-songwriter, dancer and actress; celebrating her 80th Birthday ) -

    Lonnie Cook (singer, songwriter and arranger) -
    John McVie (bassist; John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers; Fleetwood Mac) -

    Natasha Bedingfield (singer and songwriter) -
    Lil' Fizz (Dreux Pierre Frederic; rapper, record producer and television personality; B2K) -

    DJ Khaled (Khaled Mohamed Khaled; DJ, songwriter, record producer, media personality and record executive) -

    Joe Nichols (country musician) -
    Scott Adsit (comedian, actor and writer) -
    Kristin Bauer van Straten (actress) -

    Garcelle Beauvais (actress and former fashion model) -
    Maia Campbell (actress and model) -
    Daniel Davis (actor) -

    Peter Facinelli (actor and producer) -
    Adam J. Harrington (actor and producer) -
    Mark Margolis (actor) -

    Tammy Lynn Michaels (actress) -
    Trevor Morgan (actor) -

    Arjun Rampal (actor, producer, screenwriter, model, entrepreneur and television personality) -

    Jamie Rose (actress) -
    Dougray Scott (actor) -

    Rich Little (impressionist and voice actor) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Bob Babbitt (1937-2012; bassist; The Funk Brothers; MFSB) -

    Gwen Gordy Fuqua (1927-1999; songwriter, Motown manager and producer, and businesswoman) -

    Neshuhi Ertegun (1917-1989; record producer, and executive of Atlantic Records and WEA International) -

    Skip Scarborough (1944-2003; songwriter, including 'Giving You The Best That I Got' for Anita Baker) -

    Wayland Flowers (1939-1988; actor, comedian and puppeteer; Wayland Flowers and Madame)

    Marian Mercer (1935-2011; actress and singer) -
    Barry Coe (Barry Clark Heacock; 1934-2019; actor) -

    Robert Goulet (1933-2007; singer and actor) -
    John Carter (1927-2015; actor) -
    Michael Holliday (1924-1963; singer; 'The Story Of My Life' and 'Starry Eyed') -

    Charles M. Schulz (1922-2000; cartoonist; Peanuts) -
    Henry Beckman (1921-2008; actor) -
    Adele Jurgens (1917-2002; actress) -

    Cyril Cusack (1910-1993; actor) -
    Frances Dee (1907-2004; actress) -

    Emlyn Williams (1905-1987; writer, dramatist and actor; 'Night Must Fall'; 'The Corn Is Green')

    Maurice McDonald (1902-1971; businessman; co-founder of McDonald's) -

    Charles Brackett (1892-1969; novelist, screenwriter and film producer; collaborated with Billy Wilder, including 'The Lost Weekend' and 'Sunset Boulevard') -

    Willis Carter (1876-1950; engineer; inventor of modern air conditioning) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 26th.
    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-26-2019 at 06:14 PM.

  30. #4580
    November 27th:


    Quote for the Day:

    "When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace."
    - Jimi Hendrix.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Daryl Stuermer (guitarist; Genesis; Phil Collins) -
    Charlie Burchill (guitarist and composer; Simple Minds) -
    Randy Brecker (trumpeter, flugelhorn player and composer; Blood, Sweat & Tears) -

    Ashley Ingram (bassist; Imagination) -
    Twista (Carl Terrell Mitchell; rapper) -

    Barbara Anderson (actress; Eve Whitfield on 'Ironside') -
    Samantha Bond (actress; Miss Moneypenny in the Bond films) -
    Robin Givens (actress; Darlene Merriman on 'Head Of The Class') -

    Kirk Acevedo (actor) -
    Curtis Armstrong (actor) -
    William Fichtner (actor) -

    Gerrit Graham (actor, scriptwriter and songwriter) -
    Brooke Langton (actress) -
    Alison Pill (actress) -

    Fisher Stevens (actor, director, producer and writer) -
    Michael Vartan (actor) -
    Jaleel White (actor, comedian, producer and writer) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Jimi Hendrix (1942-1970; guitarist, singer and songwriter) -
    Al Jackson (1935-1975; drummer, producer and songwriter; Booker T. & The M.G.'s) -
    Trevor Ward-Davies (1944-2015; bassist; 'Dozy' of Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich) -

    James Avery (1945-2013; actor and poet) -
    Eddie Rabbitt (1941-1998; country singer and songwriter) -
    Bruce Lee (1940-1973; actor, film director, martial artist and martial arts instructor) -
    Ann Prentiss (1939-2010; actress) -

    Rodney Bewes (1937-2017; actor) -
    Marshall Thompson (1925-1992; actor) -
    Michael Tolan (1924-2011; actor) -

    David Merrick (1911-2000; theatre producer) -
    Astrid Allwyn (1905-1978; actress) -
    Anders Celsius (1701-1744; astronomer, physicist and mathematician; inventor of the Centigrade scale) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 27th.

  31. #4581
    November 28th:


    Quote for the Day:

    "I've discovered that Motown and Broadway have a lot in common - a family of wonderfully talented, passionate, hardworking young people; fiercely competitive, but also full of love and appreciation for the work, for each other, and for the people in the audience." - Berry Gordy.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Berry Gordy, Jr. (businessman, record company executive, record producer and songwriter, film and television producer; founder of Motown Records; celebrating his 90th Birthday) -

    Randy Newman (singer-songwriter, arranger, composer and pianist) -
    Matt Cameron (musician; drummer with Pearl Garden and Soundgarden) -
    Chamillionaire (Hakeem Seriki; rapper) -

    Gorilla Zoe (Alonzo Mathis; rapper; Boyz N Da Hood) -
    Jade Puget (musician and producer; guitarist with AFI) -
    Paul Shaffer (singer, composer, actor, author, comedian and multi-instrumentalist; David Letterman's musical director and bandleader) -

    Trey Songz (Tremaine Aldon Neverson; singer, songwriter, rapper and actor) -
    Ray Perkins (R&B singer; bass singer with The Crew-Cuts) -
    Bruce Channel (singer-songwriter) -

    Martin Clunes (actor) -
    Aimee Garcia (actress) -
    Karen Gillan (actress, director, screenwriter and model) -

    Ed Harris (actor, producer, director and screenwriter) -
    Pamela Hayden (actress and voice actress) -
    Adam Hicks (actor, rapper, singer and songwriter) -

    Ryan Kwanten (actor and comedian) -
    S. Epatha Merkerson (Sharon Epatha Merkerson; actress) -
    Judd Nelson (actor) -

    Scarlett Pomers (actress and singer-songwriter) -
    Jane Sibbett (actress and comedienne) -
    Mary Elizabeth Winstead (actress and singer) -



    Remembering:
    those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Alexander Godunov (1949-1995; ballet dancer and film actor) -
    R B. Greaves (1943-2012; singer) -
    Clem Curtis (1940-2017; singer; The Foundations) -
    Laura Antonelli (1941-2005; actress) -

    Hope Lange (1931-2003; actress) -
    Gloria Grahame (1923-1981; actress) -
    James Karen (1923-2018; actor) -
    Rose Bampton (1907-2007; operatic soprano) -

    Lilia Skala (1896-1994; actress) -
    Edward B. Marks (1865-1945; songwriter) -
    George William Manby (1765-1954; inventor of the fire extinguisher) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 28th.
    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-28-2019 at 02:46 PM.

  32. #4582
    November 29th:


    Quote for the Day:

    "It's weird to hear a girl laughing when I'm not making love to her." - Garry Shandling.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Will Downing (Wilfred Downing; R&B and soul singer and songwriter) -

    Felix Cavaliere (singer, songwriter, record producer and musician; The Young Rascals; Joey Dee and The Starliters) -

    John Mayall (blues singer, guitarist, organist and songwriter) -

    Tom Moulton (record producer; originator of the breakdown section; the remix and the 12-inch single vinyl format) -

    Paul Laurence (Paul Lawrence Jones III; songwriter, producer and keyboardist) -
    Jody Miller (Myrna Joy Miller; country singer; 'Queen Of The House') -
    Meco (Domenico Monardo; record producer and musician; 'Star Wars Theme/Cantina Band') -

    Chuck Mangione (flugelhorn player; trumpeter and composer) -
    Jonathan Knight (singer; New Kids On The Block) -
    The Game (Jayceon Terrell Taylor; rapper and actor) -

    Joel Whitburn (author and music historian) -

    Diane Ladd (actress, film director, producer and author) -
    Hinton Battle (actor, singer, dancer and dance instructor) -
    Lucas Black (actor) -

    Larry Joe Campbell (actor and comedian) -
    Don Cheadle (actor, film producer, director and writer) -
    Kim Delaney (actress) -

    Jeff Fahey (actor) -
    Anna Faris (actress, voice artist, producer, podcaster and author) -
    Janina Gavankar (actress and musician) -

    Lauren German (actress) -
    Andrew McCarthy (actor, travel writer and television director) -
    Cathy Moriarty (actress) -

    Gena Lee Nolin (actress) -
    Devon Scott (Devon Patricia Scott Elstob; actress) -
    Tom Sizemore (actor and producer) -

    Imogen Thomas (model and television personality) -

    Jackie Stallone (astrologer, former dancer and promoter of women's wrestling) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Roger Troutman (1951-1999; composer, songwriter, producer, multi-instrumentalist, and founder of Zapp) -

    Garry Shandling (1949-2016; stand-up comedian, actor, writer and producer) -

    Ronnie Montrose (1947-2012; rock guitarist) -

    Denny Doherty (1940-2007; singer; The Mamas and The Papas) -
    Michel Duchaussoy (1938-2012; actor) -
    John Gary (1932-1998; singer) -

    Merle Travis (1917-1983; country musician) -
    Billy Strayhorn (1915-1967; composer) -
    Kay Johnson (1904-1975; actress) -

    Genevieve Tobin (1899-1995; actress) -
    C.S. Lewis (1898-1963; novelist; 'The Chronicles Of Narnia') -
    Busby Berkeley (1895-1976; film director) -

    Yakima Canutt (1895-1986; champion rodeo rider, actor, stuntman and action director) -

    John Ambrose Fleming (1849-1945; electrical engineer and physicist; inventor of the vacuum tube) -

    Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888; author; 'Little Women') -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 29th.
    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-28-2019 at 07:34 PM.

  33. #4583
    November 30th:


    Quote for the Day:

    "There's a little thing on your shoulder called intuition, and it whispers in your ear. Everyone has that, there is a voice telling you to do something. Most people ignore it- but you must listen to it. I do it everyday, all day."

    - Ridley Scott.



    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:



    J.J.Barnes (James Jay Barnes; R&B singer and songwriter) -
    Des'ree (Desiree Annette Weekes; R&B singer) -
    Billy Idol (William Michael Albert Broad; musician, singer and songwriter and actor, punk rocker) -

    Clay Aiken (singer, television personality, actor, politician and activist) -
    Roger Glover (bassist, songwriter and record producer; Deep Purple) -
    Dougie Poynter (bassist; McFly) -

    Stacey Q (Stacey Lynn Swain; pop singer, songwriter, dancer and actress) -
    Shuggie Otis (Johnny Alexander Veliotes, Jr; singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist) -
    Frank Ifield (country music singer and guitarist) -

    Eduard Artemyev (composer of electronic music and film scores) -

    Ben Stiller (actor, comedian, writer, producer and director) -
    Mandy Patinkin (actor and singer) -
    Gael Garcia Bernal (film actor, director, model and producer) -

    Kaley Cuoco (actress and producer) -
    Elisha Cuthbert (actress and model) -
    Jessalyn Gilsig (actress) -
    Gary Lewis (Gary Stevenson; actor) -

    Colin Mochrie (actor and improvisational comedian) -
    Perrey Reeves (actor) -
    Simonetta Stefanelli (actress, entrepreneur and fashion designer) -

    Ridley Scott (film director and producer) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    June Pointer (1953-2006; R&B, jazz, dance and diverse genre singer; The Pointer Sisters) -
    Luther Ingram (1937-2007; R&B and soul singer) -
    Robert Guillaume (1927-2017; actor) -
    Nelsan Ellis (1977-2017; actor and playwright) -

    Margaret Whitton (1949-2016; actress) -
    Dick Clark (1929-2012; radio and television personality, television producer and film actor) -
    Rex Reason (1928-2015; actor) -
    Richard Crenna (1926-2003; actor) -

    Alan Sherman (1924-1973; comedy writer, song parodist and television producer; 'Hello Muddah, Hello Fadduh (A Letter From Camp)' -
    Virginia Mayo (1920-2005; actress and dancer) -
    Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. (1918-2014; actor)

    Brownie McGhee (1915-1996; folk and blues singer and guitarist) -
    Gordon Parks (1912-2006; photographer, musician, writer and film director; 'Shaft') -
    Mindy McCready (1975-2013; country music singer) -
    Rob Grill (1943-2011; lead singer, songwriter and bass guitarist; The Grass Roots) -

    J.C. Quinn (1940-2004; actor) -
    Charles Hawtrey (1914-1988; comedy actor) -
    Robert Nighthawk (1909-1967; blues musician) -
    Mary Lasker (1900-1994; health activist and philanthropist) -


    Happy Birthday:
    to everyone celebrating Birthdays on November 30th.
    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 11-30-2019 at 07:05 PM.

  34. #4584
    December 1st:

    Quote for the Day:

    "Marriage is really tough, because you have to deal with feelings...and lawyers."

    - Richard Pryor.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Bette Midler (singer, songwriter, actress, comedian and film producer) -
    Sandy Nelson (Sander L. Nelson; drummer) -
    Gilbert O'Sullivan (Raymond Edward O'Sullivan; singer-songwriter) -
    Dianne 'Dee Dee' Lennon (singer; The Lennon Sisters) -

    Lisa Fischer (singer, songwriter) -
    John Densmore (musician, songwriter, author and actor; drummer with The Doors) -
    Brad Delson (musician and record producer; guitarist with Linkin Park) -

    Charlene Tilton (actress and singer) -
    Treat Williams (actor and children's book author) -
    Pierre Arditi (actor) -
    Obba Babatunde (Donald Cohen; actor) -

    Golden Brooks (actress) -
    Nestor Carbonnel (actor, director and screenwriter) -
    Emily Mortimer (actress and screenwriter) -
    Jeremy Northam (actor) -

    Woody Allen (Allan Stewart Konigsberg; Heywood Allen; film director, writer, actor and comedian) -


    Remembering:
    those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:



    Mary Martin (1913-1990; actress and singer) -
    Vesta Williams (1957-2011; singer and songwriter) -
    Jaco Pastorius (1951-1987; jazz bassist) -

    Richard Pryor (1940-2005; stand-up comedian and actor) -
    Lou Rawls (1933-2006; singer, songwriter, actor and record producer)-
    Billy Paul (1934-2016; soul singer) -

    Jim Nesbitt (1931-2007; country singer) -
    Matt Monro (1930-1985; singer) -
    David Doyle (1929-1997; actor) -

    Malachi Throne (1928-2013; actor) -
    Emily McLaughlin (1928-1991; actress) -
    Keith Michell (1926-2015; actor) -

    Allyn Ann McLerie (1926-2018; actress, singer and dancer) -
    Dick Shawn (1923-1987; actor and comedian) -
    Paul Picerni (1922-2011; actor) -

    John Merivale (1917-1990; actor) -
    Cyril Ritchard (1897-1977; actor) -
    Ray Henderson (1896-1970; songwriter) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on December 1st.

  35. #4585
    December 2nd:


    Quote for the Day:

    "When music fails to agree to the ear, to sooth the ear, the heart and the senses, then it has missed the point." - Maria Callas.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Valerie Holiday (soul, R&B and disco singer; The Three Degrees) -
    Britney Spears (singer, songwriter, dancer and actress) -
    Nelly Furtado (singer and songwriter) -
    Rick 'Sav' Savage (bass guitarist; Def Leppard) -

    Tom McGuinness (guitarist, songwriter, Manfred Mann, The Blues Band, McGuiness Flint) -
    Ted Bluechel, Jr. (drums, guitar, bass and vocals; The Association) -
    Dave Munden (drummer; The Tremeloes) -
    Screamin' Scott Simon (piano player; Sha Na Na) -

    Steven Bauer (actor) -
    Dan Butler (actor) -
    Dennis Christopher (Dennis Carrelli; actor) -

    Brendan Coyle (David Coyle; actor) -
    Cathy Lee Crosby (actress and former professional tennis player) -
    Dan Gauthier (actor) -

    Wilson Jermaine Heredia (actor) -
    Lucy Liu (actress, director and artist) -
    Joe Lo Truglio (actor, comedian and writer) -

    Daniela Ruah (actress) -
    Rena Sofer (actress) -
    Cassie Steele (actress, singer and songwriter) -
    Treach (rapper and actor) -



    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Maria Callas (1923-1977; operatic soprano) -
    Gianni Versace (1946-1997; fashion designer) -
    Julie Harris (1925-2013; actress) -
    Jonathan Frid (1924-2012; actor) -

    Leo Gordon (1922-2000; actor, screenwriter and novelist) -
    Adolph Green (1914-2002; songwriter) -
    Ray Walston (1914-2001; actor and comedian) -
    Robert Paige (1910-1987; actor, television newscaster and political correspondent) -

    Donald Woods (1906-1998; actor) -
    Peter Goldmark (1906-1977; inventor of the microgroove long player record) -
    Warren William (1894-1948; actor) -
    Paul Althouse (1889-1954; operatic tenor) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on December 2nd.

  36. #4586
    December 3rd:


    Quote for the Day:


    "The audience doesn't come to see you, they come to see themselves." - Julianne Moore.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Ozzy Osbourne (John Michael Osbourne; vocalist, songwriter, actor and reality television star; lead vocalist with Black Sabbath) -

    Andy Grammer (singer, songwriter and record producer) -
    MC Frontalot (Damian Hess; rapper and web designer) -
    Trina (Katrina Laverne Taylor; rapper) -

    Daryl Hannah (actress and environmental activist) -
    Julianne Moore (actress and children's author) -
    Mary Alice (Mary Alice Smith; actress) -

    Michael Angarano (actor) -
    Jake T. Austin (Jake Austin Szymanski; actor) -
    Brian Bonsall (rock musician, singer, guitarist and former child actor) -

    Bruno Campos (actor and lawyer) -
    Anna Chlumsky (actress) -
    Holly Marie Combs (actress and television producer) -

    Steven Culp (actor) -
    Mark Deklin (actor and fight director) -
    Jenna Dewan (actress and dancer) -

    Brendan Fraser (actor) -
    Steve Harris (actor) -
    Amanda Seyfried (actress, model and singer-songwriter) -
    Malinda Williams (actress and producer) -

    Rosalind Knight (actress; career ranging from Royal Shakespeare Company and 'The Old Vic' on stage, through television to the 'Carry On' films) -

    Jean-Luc Godard (film director, screenwriter and film critic) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Mel Smith (1952-2013; comedian, writer, film director, producer and actor)-
    Andy Williams (1927-2012; singer) -
    Heather Menzies (1949-2017; model and actress) -
    Ferlin Husky (1925-2011; country music singer) -

    Len Lesser (1922-2011; actor) -
    Nino Rota (1911-1979; composer, pianist, conductor and academic) -
    Robert Kent (1908-1955; actor) -

    Anna Sten (1908-1993; actress) -
    Joseph Conrad (1857-1924; novelist and short-story writer) -
    Rowland Hill (1795-1879; teacher, inventor and social reformer; inventor of the postage stamp) -

    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on December 3rd.

  37. #4587
    December 4th:

    Quote for the Day:

    "The Beach Boys are not a superstar group. The music is the superstar of the group."

    - Dennis Wilson.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Cassandra Wilson (jazz musician, vocalist, songwriter and producer) -
    Jay-Z (Shawn Corey Carter; rapper, entrepreneur, songwriter and record producer) -
    Freddy Cannon (Frederick Anthony Picariello, Jr; rock and roll singer) -

    Chris Hillman (singer-songwriter and musician; founding member of The Byrds) -
    Anthony David (Anthony David Harrington; R&B singer-songwriter) -
    Southside Johnny (John Lyon; singer-songwriter; The Asbury Jukes) -
    Bob Mosley (James Robert Mosley; bass player, songwriter and vocalist; Moby Grape) -

    Jeff Bridges (actor, singer and producer) -
    Max Baer, Jr. (actor, screenwriter, producer and director) -
    Fred Armisen (Fereydun Robert Armisen; actor, comedian, writer, producer and musician) -

    Kayla Blake (actress) -
    Orlando Brown (actor, voice actor, rapper and singer) -
    Gemma Jones (Jennifer Gemma Jones; actress) -
    Chelsea Noble (Nancy Mueller; actress) -

    Pamela Stephenson (actress, writer and clinical psychologist) -
    Tony Todd (actor, voice artist and film producer) -
    Marisa Tomei (actress) -

    Patricia Wettig (actress and playwright) -

    Wink Martindale (Winston Conrad Martindale; disc jockey, radio personality, game show host and television producer) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Dennis Wilson (1944-1983; musician, singer and songwriter; co-founder of The Beach Boys) -
    Victor French (1934-1989; actor and director) -
    Verne Meisner (1938-2005; polka musician) -
    Larry Davis (1936-1994; electric Texas blues and soul blues musician) -

    Horst Buchholz (1933-2003; actor) -
    Ronnie Corbett (1930-2016; comedian, actor, writer and broadcaster) -
    Deanna Durbin (1921-2013; actress and singer) -

    Michael Bates (1920-1978; actor) -
    Eddie Heywood (1915-1989; jazz pianist) -
    Lillian Russell (1860-1922; actress) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on December 4th.

  38. #4588
    December 5th:


    Quote for the Day:

    "I've never gotten money from most of those records. And I made those records: In the studio, they'd just give me a bunch of words, I would make up a song! The rhythm and everything. 'Good Golly Miss Molly'! And I didn't get a dime for it." - Little Richard.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Little Richard (Richard Wayne Penniman; singer-songwriter and pianist) -
    Gary Allan (country musician) -
    Karl Blake (vocalist, bassist, guitarist and multi-instrumentalist) -

    Jim Messina (musician, songwriter, singer, guitarist, recording engineer and record producer; Loggins and Messina) -
    Nivek Ogre (Kevin Graham Ogilvie; musician, performance artist and actor) -
    Johnny Rzenik (musician, singer-songwriter and producer; founding members of The Goo Goo Dolls) -

    Jose Carreras (Josep Maria Carreras i Coll; operatic tenor) -

    Amy Acker (actress) -
    Ross Bagley (former actor and comedian) -
    Morgan Brittany (Suzanne Cupito; actress) -

    Jeroen Krabbe (actor and director) -
    Frankie Muniz (actor) -
    Connie Newton (actress and dance instructor) -

    Jessica Pare (actress and singer) -
    Paula Patton (actress) -
    Nick Stahl (actor) -


    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    J.J.Cale (1938-2012; guitarist, singer and songwriter) -
    Adolph Caesar (1933-1986; actor, voice over artist, theatre director, dancer and choreographer) -
    Peter Hansen (1921-2017; actor) -

    Alvy Moore (1921-1997; actor) -
    Wenche Foss (1917-2011; actress) -
    Margaret Hayes (1916-1977; actress) -

    Odette Joyeux (1914-2000; actress, playwright and novelist) -
    Otto Preminger (1905-1986; theatre and film director) -

    Johannes Heesters (1903-2011; actor and vocalist) -
    Emeric Pressburger (1902-1988; screenwriter, film director and producer) -

    Walt Disney (1901-1966; entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer; founder of the Disney Empire) -

    Grace Moore (1898-1947; operatic soprano and actress) -
    James Thornton (1861-1938; songwriter and vaudeville performer) -

    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on December 5th.

  39. #4589
    December 6th:

    Quote for the Day:

    "Your mother's heartbeat is the first sound you ever hear, and your own heartbeat is the last." - Dave Brubeck.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Frankie Beverly (Howard Beverly; singer, musician, songwriter and producer; Maze) -
    Donna McGhee (funk and disco singer) -
    Meli'sa Morgan (R&B and soul singer-songwriter) -
    Eugene Wilde (Ronald Eugene Broomfield; R&B singer and songwriter) -

    Steve Alaimo (pop singer, record producer and record label owner, television host and producer, and actor) -
    Peter Buck (musician and songwriter; co-founder and lead guitarist with R.E.M.) -
    David Lovering (musician and magician; drummer with Pixies) -
    Helen Cornelius (Helen Lorene Johnson; country singer-songwriter and actress) -

    JoBeth Williams (Margaret JoBeth Williams; actress and television director) -
    Thom Barry (actor) -
    Patrick Bauchau (actor) -

    Noel Clarke (actor, screenwriter, director and comic book writer) -
    Torri Higginson (Sarah Victoria Higginson; actress) -
    Tom Hulce (actor, singer and theatre producer) -

    James Naughton (director and actor) -
    Lindsay Price (actress and singer) -
    Ulrich Thomsen (actor and film maker) -
    Janine Turner (Janine Loraine Gauntt; actress) -

    Nick Park (animator, film director and writer, creator of Wallace and Gromit, and Shaun The Sheep) -



    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Willie Hutch (1944-2005; singer, songwriter and record producer) -
    George Williams, Jr. (1935-2004; singer; The Tymes) -
    Linda Creed (1948-1986; singer, songwriter and lyricist) -
    Mike Smith (1943-2008; singer-songwriter and keyboardist; Dave Clark Five) -

    Dave Brubeck (1920-2012; jazz pianist and composer) -
    Wally Cox (1924-1973; actor and comedian) -
    Randy Rhoads (1956-1982; heavy music guitarist; Ozzy Osbourne) -
    Fritz Fryer (1944-2007; singer and guitarist; The Four Pennies) -

    Bobby Van (1928-1980; actor, game show host and panellist) -
    Hugo Peretti (1916-1986; songwriter and record producer) -
    Elissa Landi (1904-1948; actress) -
    Agnes Moorehead (1900-1974; actress) -

    Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898-1995; 'Life' magazine photographer and photojournalist) -
    Ire Gershwin (1896-1983; songwriter) -
    Lynn Fontanne (1887-1983; actress) -

    Will Hay (1888-1949; comedian, actor, author, film director and amateur astronomer) -
    Joyce Cary (1888-1957; novelist) -

    Jesse B. Blayton, Sr. (1879-1977; radio entrepreneur, civil rights activist, professor, accountant and businessman; first African-American to own and run an American radio station; WERD-AM, Atlanta, Georgia) -

    William S. Hart (1864-1946; actor, screenwriter, director and producer) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on December 6th.
    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; 12-07-2019 at 09:08 PM.

  40. #4590
    December 7th:


    Quote for the Day:

    "What a lovely surprise to finally discover how unlonely being alone can be." - Ellen Burstyn.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:

    Barbara Weathers (R&B/soul singer, former lead singer with Atlantic Starr) -
    Tom Waits (singer-songwriter and actor) -
    Nicole Appleton (television presenter, singer-songwriter and actress; All Saints) -

    Mike Nolan (singer; original member of Bucks Fizz) -
    Mr. Porter (Denaun Montez Porter; Kon Artis; rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer) -
    Aaron Carter (pop and hip hop singer) -

    Louise Post (musician) -
    Damien Rice (singer-songwriter, musician and record producer) -
    Matthew Shipp (jazz pianist, composer and bandleader) -

    Ellen Burstyn (Edna Rae Gillooly; actress) -
    Shiri Appleby (actress and director) -
    Sara Bareilles (singer-songwriter, actress and author) -

    Priscilla Barnes (actress) -
    Emily Browning (actress and singer) -
    Jennifer Carpenter (actress) -
    Mark Duplass (film director, film producer, actor, musician, screenwriter and author) -

    Nicholas Hoult (actor) -
    C. Thomas Howell (actor and director) -
    James Keach (actor, producer and director) -
    Jeffrey Wright (actor) -


    Remembering:
    those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:


    Brenda Jones (1954-2017; R&B singer; The Jones Girls) -
    Harry Chapin (1942-1981; singer-songwriter, humanitarian and producer) -
    Mike Minor (1940-2016; actor) -

    Reginald Lewis (1943-1993; first African-American businessman to build a billion dollar company) -

    Darrell Glenn (1935-1990; singer) -
    Victor Kiam (1926-2001; entrepreneur and television spokesman for Remington products) -
    Ted Knight (1923-1986; actor and voice artist) -

    Frances Gifford (1920-1994; actress)-
    Hurd Hatfield (1917-1998; actor) -
    Eli Wallach (1915-2014; actor) -

    Louis Prima (1910-1978; singer, actor, songwriter, bandleader and trumpeter) -
    Rod Cameron (1910-1983; actor) -
    Michael Trubshawe (1905-1985; actor) -

    Fay Bainter (1893-1968; actress) -
    Rudolf Friml (1879-1972; composer) -
    Pietro Mascagni (1863-1945; composer) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on December 7th.

    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; Yesterday at 12:23 PM.

  41. #4591
    December 8th:

    Quote for the Day:

    "The cost of living is going up, and the chance of living is going down." - Flip Wilson.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Jerry Butler (soul singer-songwriter, musician and politician; also original lead singer of The Impressions) -
    Sinead O'Connor (singer-songwriter and musician) -
    Phil Collen (musician; lead guitarist and former rhythm guitarist with Def Leppard) -

    Bertie Higgins (singer-songwriter) -
    Tom Holkenborg (composer, multi-instrumentalist, D.J., producer and engineer) -
    Bernie Krause (musician and soundscape ecologist) -

    Thongchai 'Bird' McIntyre (singer and actor) -
    Chrisette Michele (R&B and soul singer-songwriter) -
    Nicki Minaj (Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty; rapper, singer, songwriter, actress and model) -
    Corey Taylor (musician, singer and songwriter; lead vocalist and lyricist with Slipknot) -

    James Galway (virtuso flautist) -

    Kim Basinger (Kamila Ann Basinger; actress, singer and former fashion model) -
    Teri Hatcher (actress, voice actress, writer, singer, You-Tuber and former National Football League cheerleader) -
    Dominic Monaghan (actor) -

    Dharmendra (Dharam Singh Deol; actor, producer and politician) -
    Billy Hufsey (actor and singer) -
    Francis Huster (actor, director and scriptwriter) -
    Carina Lau (Carina Lau Kar-ling; actress and singer) -

    Wendell Pierce (actor) -
    AnnaSophia Robb (actress, singer and model) -
    Sharmila Tagore (Begum Ayesha Sultana Khan; actress) -

    Kate Voegele (singer-songwriter and actress) -
    Mary Woronov (actress, author and figurative painter) -
    Nancy Meyers (film director, producer and screenwriter) -


    Remembering:
    those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:



    Gregg Allman (1947-2017; singer-songwriter and musician) -
    Sammy Davis, Jr. (1925-1990; singer, musician, dancer, actor, vaudevillian and comedian) -
    Jimmy Smith (1928-2005; jazz organist) -

    Dan Hartman (1950-1994; musician, singer, songwriter and record producer) -

    Jim Morrison (1943-1971; lead singer and songwriter; The Doors) -
    James McArthur (1937-2010; actor) -
    David Carradine (1936-2009; actor, musician, painter and martial artist) -

    Flip Wilson (1933-1998; comedian and actor) -
    Maximilian Schell (1930-2014; actor) -
    Dewey Martin (1923-2018; actor) -

    Kathleen Ryan (1922-1985; actress) -
    Jean Porter (1922-2018; actress) -
    Floyd Tillman (1914-2003; country musician) -
    Lee J. Cobb (1911-1976; actor) -

    Frank Faylen (1905-1985; actor) -
    John Qualen (1899-1987; actor) -
    Paul Cavanagh (1888-1964; actor) -
    Jean Sibelius (1865-1957; composer and violinist) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on December 8th.

  42. #4592
    December 9th:

    Quote for the Day:

    "Health nuts are going to feel stupid someday, lying in hospitals dying of nothing."
    - Redd Foxx.


    If this is your Birthday, you are sharing it with:


    Our fellow Soulful Detroit member, Sansradio.

    Hope it's a great Birthday for you, Sansradio!


    - and also -


    Walter 'Clyde' Orange (singer, drummer, keyboardist and songwriter; The Commodores) -
    (some sources state December 10th as date of birth)

    Donny Osmond (singer, dancer and actor) -
    Joan Armatrading (singer-songwriter and guitarist) -
    Paddy Bush (musician, instrument maker, music critic, producer and artist) -
    Geoff Barrow (music producer, composer and disc jockey; instrumentalist with Portishead) -

    Jakob Dylan (singer and songwriter; lead singer with The Wallflowers) -
    Imogen Heap (singer, songwriter, record producer and audio engineer) -
    Neil Innes (writer, comedian and musician; Monty Python; Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band; The Rutles) -
    Tre Cool (Frank Edwin Wright III; musician, singer and songwriter; drummer with Green Day) -

    Joshua Bell (violinist and conductor) -

    Kirk Douglas (Issur Danielovitch; actor, producer, director and author; celebrating his 103rd Birthday) -
    Beau Bridges (Lloyd Vernet Bridges III; actor and director) -
    Judi Dench (actress) -

    Felicity Huffman (actress) -
    John Malkovich (actor, director, producer and fashion designer) -
    William Reynolds (actor) -

    Michael Dorn (actor and voice artist) -
    Reiko Aylesworth (actress) -
    Simon Helberg (actor, comedian and musician) -

    Toby Huss (actor) -
    Joe Lando (actor) -
    Jesse Metcalfe (actor and musician) -

    Michael Nouri (actor) -
    Allison Smith (actress, singer, writer and director) -
    Sebastian Spence (actor) -



    Remembering: those also born on this date, but who have now passed away:



    Rick Danko (1943-1999; musician, bassist, songwriter and singer; The Band) -
    John Cassavetes (1929-1989; actor, film director and screenwriter) -
    Dick Van Patten (1928-2015; actor, businessman and animal welfare advocate) -

    Pierre Henry (1927-2017; electronic music composer) -
    Dina Merrill (1923-2017; actress) -
    Redd Foxx (1922-1991; comedian and actor) -

    Joyce Redman (1915-2012; actress) -
    Frances Reid (1914-2010; actress) -
    Broderick Crawford (1911-1986; actor) -

    Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. (1909-2000; actor) -
    Robert 'Bob' Livingston (1904-1988; actor) -
    Margaret Hamilton (1902-1985; actress) -

    Hermione Gingold (1897-1987; actress) -
    Howard Freeman (1899-1967; actor) -
    Berton Churchill (1876-1940; actor) -


    Happy Birthday: to everyone celebrating Birthdays on December 9th.
    Last edited by westgrandboulevard; Yesterday at 08:31 PM.

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