Mar 062018

On This Day



1917 – Frankie Howerd

Francis Alick “Frankie” Howerd, OBE was an English comedian and comic actor whose career, described by fellow comedian Barry Cryer as “a series of comebacks”, spanned six decades.

Died: 19 April 1992

Aged 75

1965 – John Kerr

John Kerr Jr. is an American retired soccer midfielder who played professionally in the United States, Canada, England, France and Northern Ireland during a much traveled and varied playing career. He is currently head coach of the Duke University men’s soccer team. Kerr was named the 1986 Hermann Award winner as the top collegiate player of the year. He also earned sixteen caps, scoring two goals, with the U.S. national team.

Kerr played 6 times for Portsmouth between 1987 – 1988

Age 53

1966 – Alan Davies

Alan Roger Davies is an English stand-up comedian, writer and actor. He has played the title role in the BBC mystery drama series Jonathan Creek since 1997. He has been a permanent panellist on the BBC panel show QI since 2003.

Age 52

1989 – Amy Okuda

Amy Kei Okuda is an American actress, best known for her portrayal of Tinkerballa in the web series The Guild (2007–2013)

Age 29

1998 – Conor Ronan

Connor Patrick Ronan is a professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Portsmouth on loan from Wolverhampton Wanderers. He was born in England, but represents Republic of Ireland at international youth level.

Age 20

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1980 – Michelle Boyd

Michele Catherine Boyd is an American actress, producer and host.

Age 37

1986 – Italia Ricci


Stephanie Italia Ricci-Amell is a Canadian actress.

Ricci made her major acting debut in 2007, in the American Pie direct-to-video film, Beta House. She then went on to have a recurring role on the Disney XD series Aaron Stone. Ricci also appeared in the music video “Hate” by Plain White T’s as the ex-girlfriend.

Age 31

1993 – India Eisley


India Eisley is an American actress. She is known for her role as Ashley Juergens in the ABC Family television series The Secret Life of the American Teenager, and her roles as Eve in 2012 film Underworld: Awakening, Sawa in the 2014 film Kite, and Audrina in the 2016 television film My Sweet Audrina.

Age 24

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Oct 232017

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1959 – Sam Raimi

Samuel M “Sam” Raimi is an American film director, producer, screenwriter and actor, famous for creating the cult horror Evil Dead series, as well as directing the original Spider-Man trilogy (2002–07), the 1990 superhero film Darkman and the “I Will Rip Your Soul Out” scene from the 2013 remake of Evil Dead. His most recent film is the 2013 Disney fantasy film Oz the Great and Powerful.

Age 58

1970 – Grant Imahara

Grant Masaru Imahara is an American electrical engineer, roboticist, and television host. He is best known for his work on the television series MythBusters, in which he designed and built numerous robots that were needed for the show, and specialized in operating the various computers and electronics that were utilized to test myths.

Age 47

1986 – Emilia Clarke

Emilia Isabelle Euphemia Rose Clarke is an English actress. Clarke rose to prominence in 2011 for her breakthrough role as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO series Game of Thrones (2011–present), a performance that has gained her both critical and popular acclaim. She has been nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2013, 2015–2016), four Screen Actors Guild Awards (2012, 2014–2016), and two Critics Choice Television Awards for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (2013, 2016), among other numerous accolades.

Age 31

1993 – Taylor Spreitler

Taylor Danielle Spreitler is an American actress. She portrayed the role of Mia McCormick on Days of Our Lives and Lennox Scanlon on Melissa & Joey.

Age 24

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