Date : May 25 Thu

May 25th – “Back to the Future III” Released

On this day in comedy history, the final installment of one of the most beloved comedic trilogies hit the big screen. May 25, 1990, saw the release of “Back to the Future Part III”, a film that mixed humor, action, and science fiction, whisking audiences off on a comedic journey through time. This third and […]

Date : May 23 Tue

May 23rd – Drew Carey is born

On this day in comedy history, we celebrate the birth of a comedy icon, Drew Carey. Born on May 23, 1958, Carey has been making audiences laugh for decades with his relatable humor and lovable on-screen persona. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Carey’s early life wasn’t easy, but it did provide the backdrop for […]

Date : May 21 Sun

May 21st – Al Franken is born

On this day in comedy history, we celebrate the birth of a man who has had a significant impact on the comedy world and beyond: Al Franken. Born on May 21, 1951, Franken is not just a comedian but also an author, a radio host, and a politician. His journey, spanning multiple mediums, illustrates the […]

Date : May 20 Sat

May 20th – James Stewart is born

The talented actor and comedian James Stewart was born on May 20, 1908. Although he wasn’t a comedian in the traditional sense, many of his roles had a light-hearted, comedic touch that endeared him to audiences worldwide. Born in Indiana, Pennsylvania, Stewart’s career spanned decades, with iconic performances in films like “It’s a Wonderful Life,” […]

Date : May 19 Fri

May 19th – Chewbacca actor was born

Notable comedian and actor Peter Mayhew was born on May 19, 1944. While Peter Mayhew was not a traditional comedian, he brought joy and humor to millions through his portrayal of Chewbacca, the beloved Wookiee from the “Star Wars” franchise. Standing at 7 feet 3 inches tall, Mayhew’s height helped him land the role that […]

Date : May 17 Wed

May 17th – Craig Furguson is born

Today in comedy history, we celebrate the birth of a true comedic luminary, Craig Ferguson. Born on this day, May 17, in 1962, the Scotland-native has since made a name for himself as an actor, stand-up comedian, and television host, leaving an indelible mark on the comedy scene. From his humble beginnings in Glasgow, Ferguson’s […]

Date : May 16 Tue

May 16th – First Ever Academy Awards

Yes, there is a significant event related to comedy that took place on May 16. On this day in 1929, the first Academy Awards ceremony was held. While it wasn’t exclusively a comedic event, it’s worth noting because of its influence on comedy in the film industry. The Academy Awards, or “The Oscars,” as they’re […]

Date : May 12 Fri

May 12th – George Carlin born

On May 12th, 1932, a comedic legend was born. George Carlin, one of the most influential and revered stand-up comedians of all time, entered the world in New York City. Carlin’s wit, social commentary, and fearless approach to comedy would leave an indelible mark on the genre and shape the future of stand-up comedy. Carlin’s […]

Date : May 11 Thu

May 11th – “I Love Lucy” First Episode

On May 11th, 1951, the first episode of “I Love Lucy” aired on CBS, forever changing the landscape of television comedy. The show, which starred Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, followed the misadventures of Lucy and her husband Ricky as they navigated life in New York City. “I Love Lucy” was groundbreaking in many ways. […]

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