Today's Birthdays

Today's Birthdays

Stuber

Action comedy about a detective who recruits his Uber driver to help track down a sadistic, bloodthirsty terrorist. The film had its world premiere at South by Southwest in 2019. Trivia The movie was the first first R-rated film to be distributed by Disney since The Fifth Estate. It was directed by Michael Dowse.

Crime drama based on the 2001 book Black Mass: The True Story of an Unholy Alliance Between the FBI and the Irish Mob which follows the criminal career of mobster James “Whitey” Bulger.  Trivia Johnny Depp was nominated for a Satellite, Saturn and Screen Actors Guild Award for his portrayal of the infamous mobster. 

YMCA

American disco recording by the Village People. The song peaked at the number two position on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart shortly after release. In 2020, the song was entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame and also was selected for preservation in the Library of Congress. Trivia Former president Donald Trump used the recording during his 2020 re-election campaign. He […]

Initially written as a folk song, the teen pop single from Carly Rae Jepsen would be featured on her 2012 EP Curiosity in addition to her international debut studio album, Kiss. Trivia The song became the first from a Canadian female artist to top the US Billboard Hot 100 chart since Avril Lavigne did so with 2007’s “Girlfriend.”

Featuring The Weeknd and Diplo, the single was originally released as part of the soundtrack for the film The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. A solo version of the song was released as part of her 6th album 1000 Forms of Fear. Trivia The music video for the track was Sia’s second collaboration with dancer Maddie Ziegler. Ziegler is featured […]

Sitcom about a group of middle class parents and their relatable struggles. Daily challenges such as getting kids to school on time and hosting birthday parties are all presented, with a heavy dose of comedy.  Trivia The series was created for television by Sharon Horgan, Graham Linehan, Holly Walsh and Helen Linehan. In late 2020, a […]

Psychological horror series from M. Night Shyamalan in which a newly hired nanny comes to discover that the parents replaced their recently deceased child with a lifelike doll. The show was created by Tony Basgallop. Trivia Shyamalan would direct the pilot episode as well as the penultimate 9th episode of the show. The first three episodes of […]

Narcos

This show chronicles the life and times of drug lord Pablo Escobar and the men trying to capture him. The show was created by Chris Brancato, Carlo Bernard, and Doug Miro.  Trivia Wagner Moura left the show after the second season. The series was nominated for its first two Golden Globe Awards in 2016. 

A high school with President of the United States aspirations must first take on the political landscape of Saint Sebastian High School. Each season of the Ryan Murphy-produced show would involve a different political race for protagonist Payton Hobart (Ben Platt). Trivia Murphy created the show with Brad Falchuk and Ian Brennan. It was also executive produced […]