The “Where’s the Beef?” commercial for Wendy’s featuring Clara Peller debuted 32 years ago today!

“Where’s the beef?” is a catchphrase in the United States and Canada. The phrase originated as a slogan for the fast food chain Wendy’s. Since then it has become an [more…]

The first episode of “The Simpsons” aired on FOX 26 years ago today!

The Simpsons is an American adult animated sitcom created by Matt Groening for the Fox Broadcasting Company. The series is a satirical parody of a middle class American lifestyle epitomized by its family of the same name, [more…]
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My pal Yogi Berra is 90 today!

Lawrence Peter “Yogi” Berra (born May 12, 1925) is a former American Major League Baseball catcher, outfielder, and manager. He played almost his entire [more…]

Shemp Howard died 60 years ago today, at the age of 60.

Shemp Howard (March 11, 1895 – November 22, 1955) was an American actor and comedian. Born Samuel Horwitz, he was called “Shemp” because “Sam” came out that way in his mother’s [more…]

Jason “George Costanza” Alexander is 55 years old today!

Jay Scott Greenspan (born September 23, 1959), better known by his professional name of Jason Alexander, is an American actor, director, producer, writer, singer, and comedian. He [more…]
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John “Mr. Woodman” Sylvester White died 26 years ago today, at the age of 68.

John Sylvester White (October 31, 1919 – September 11, 1988) was an American actor. He was best known for his starring role as “Keith Barron” on the [more…]
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Strother Martin died 34 years ago today, at the age of 61.

Strother Douglas Martin, Jr. (March 26, 1919 – August 1, 1980), was an American character actor who often appeared in support of superstars John Wayne and Paul Newman and was memorable in Western [more…]

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