Entertainment & Pop Culture Calendar

NOTE: Sometimes tv dates and the music and movie release dates move. The showbiz heads like to do that once in a while.


FEBRUARY 24th: (TV) NBC’s Parks & Recreation airs it’s series finale. Son’s of Anarchy’s Complete Series Collection is due. Tumblr’s Anniversary. (MUSIC) Kid Rock’s First Kiss, Scorpions Return To Forever, Rick Springfield’s Stripped Down and Mat Kearney’s Just Kids.

FEBRUARY 27th: (TV, sort of) NETFLIX’s House of Cards starring Kevin Spacey returns. (MOVIES) Focus starring Will Smith & Margot Robbie and The Lazarus Effect starring Olivia Wilde.


MARCH 1st: (TV) FOX debuts Last Man on Earth starring Will Forte.

MARCH 3rd: (MUSIC) Kelly Clarkson’s Piece By Piece, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds Chasing Yesterday, Modest Mouse’s Strangers To Ourselves and Rixton’s Let The Road. (BOOKS) Dave Barry’s Live Right & Find Happiness (Although Beer Is Much Faster).

MARCH 4th: People Magazine’s Anniversary.

MARCH 6th: (MOVIES) Chappie starring Hugh Jackman & Sigourney Weaver, The Cobbler starring Adam Sandler and Unfinished Business starring Vince Vaughn.

MARCH 10th: (MUSIC) Madonna’s Rebel Heart, Donna Lewis Brand New Day, Will Butler’s Policy, KC & The Sunshine Band’s Feeling You and some re-issues from Prince, Cyndi Lauper and Bruce Springsteen (rumored).

MARCH 15th: (MOVIES) Cinderella starring Cate Blanchett & Hayley Atwell and In The Heart Of The Sea starring Chris Hemsworth.

MARCH 17th: Kurt Russell’s BDay. (MUSIC) Mark Knopfler’s Tracker.

MARCH 19th: Bruce Willis BDay.

MARCH 20th: (MOVIES) Insurgent starring Naomi Watts and The Gunman starring Sean Penn.

MARCH 21st: Twitter’s Anniversary.

MARCH 24th: (MUSIC) Van Morrison’s Duets and Toto’s Toto XIV. (BOOKS) Harlan Coben’s The Stranger.

MARCH 25th: Sarah Jessica Parker’s BDay.

MARCH 26th: Steven Tyler’s BDay.

MARCH 27th: Mariah Carey’s BDay. (MOVIES) The animated Home starring Jim Parsons & Rihanna and Get Hard starring Will Ferrell & Kevin Hart.

MARCH 28th: Lady Gaga’s BDay.

MARCH 29th: AMC’s The Walking Dead season finale.

MARCH 31st: (MUSIC) Ringo Starr’s Postcards From Paradise, Death Cab For Cutie’s Kintsugi, Boz Scagg’s A Fool To Care and Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts.



APRIL 3rd: TV Guide’s Anniversary. (MOVIES) Furious 7 starring Vin Diesel.

APRIL 7th: (MUSIC) Brian Wilson’s No Pier Pressure and Blues Traveler’s Blow Up The Moon.

APRIL 10th: (MOVIES) True Story starring James Franco.

APRIL 12th: David Letterman’s BDay and MTV Movie Awards.

APRIL 14th: (MUSIC) Randy Bachman.

APRIL 17th: (MOVIES) Run All Night starring Liam Neeson.

APRIL 18th: Conan O’Brien’s BDay.

APRIL 21st: (MUSIC) BoDeans I Can’t Stop. (BOOKS) David Baldacci’s Memory Man.

APRIL 24th: (MOVIES) The Age of Adeline starring Blake Lively & Harrison Ford.

April 25TH: Al Pacino’s BDay.

APRIL 28th: Jay Leno’s BDay. (MUSIC) Blur’s The Magic Whip and Shawn Mendes Handwritten. (BOOKS) John Sandford’s Gathering Prey.

APRIL 29th: Jerry Seinfeld’s BDay and TV Land’s Anniversary.


MAY VARIOUS STUFF: TV Nets announce their fall tv schedules this month.

MAY 1st: (MOVIES) Avengers: Age of Ultron starring Robert Downey Jr. & company.

MAY 2nd: Jon Bon Jovi’s BDay.

MAY 5th: (MUSIC) Shelby Lynn’s I Can’t Imagine. (BOOKS) Greg Proops The Smartest Book In The World.

MAY 8th: VH1 Classic’s TV Anniversary and (MOVIES) Don’t Mess With Texas starring Reese Witherspoon.

MAY 10th: Bono’s BDay.

MAY 12th: (MUSIC) Paul Weller’s Saturn Pattern.

MAY 15th: (MOVIES) Mad Max: Fury Road starring Tom Hardy.

MAY 16th: Janet Jackson’s BDay.

MAY 19th: (MUSIC) Faith No More’s Sol Invictus.

MAY 22nd: (MOVIES) Tomorrowland starring George Clooney.

MAY 29th: (MOVIES) The animated Monster Trucks starring Rob Lowe.

MAY 23rd: Drew Carey’s BDay.



JUNE 2nd: (MUSIC) Florence & The Machine.

JUNE 5th: (MOVIES) San Andreas starring The Rock and Entourage starring Adrien Grenier.

JUNE 7th: Prince’s BDay and Indiana Governor Mike Pence’s Birthday.

JUNE 9th: Johnny Depp’s BDay.

JUNE 12th: (MOVIES) Jurassic World starring Chris Pratt.

JUNE 16th: (BOOKS) Brad Meltzer’s The President’s Shadow.

JUNE 19th: (MOVIES) The animated Inside Out from Pixar starring Bill Hader & Amy Poehler.

JUNE 13th: Tim Allen’s BDay.


JULY VARIOUS STUFF: Fort Wayne’s Three Rivers Festival!

JULY 1st: Mike Tyson’s BDay. (MOVIES) Terminator: Genisys starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.

JULY 3rd: Tom Cruise’s BDay.

JULY 6th: Sly Stallone’s BDay.

JULY 9th: Tom Hanks BDay.

JULY 10th: (MOVIES) Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Men Tell No Tales starring Johnny Depp and the animated Minions with Sandra Bullock.

JULY 14th: (BOOKS) Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird sequel called Go Set A Watchman.

JULY 17th: Ant-Man starring Paul Rudd and Pan starring Hugh Jackman.

JULY 24th: (MOVIES) Pixels starring Adam Sandler.

JULY 26th: Kevin Spacey’s BDay.

JULY 28th: (BOOKS) Dr. Seuss What Pet Should I Get?

JULY 30th: Arnold Schwarzenegger’s BDay and (MOVIES) Mission Impossible 5 starring Tom Cruise.

JULY 31st: E!’s TV Anniversary.


AUGUST 1st: MTV’s Anniversary.

AUGUST 9th: Whitney Houston’s BDay.

AUGUST 16th: Madonna’s BDay.

AUGUST 7th: (MOVIES) The Fantastic Four starring Jamie Bell.

AUGUST 14th: (MOVIES) Straight Outta Compton (the story of rap legends, N.W.A.) starring O’Shea Jackson Jr.

AUGUST 21st: (MOVIES) Criminal starring Kevin Costner.

AUGUST 29th: Michael Jackson’s BDay.

AUGUST 30th: MTV Video Music Awards.



A lot of major fall music and movies.

SEPTEMBER 4th: Google’s Anniversary. (MOVIES) Jane Got A Gun starring Natalie Portman.

SEPTEMBER 5th: Snapchat’s Anniversary.

SEPTEMBER 7th: ESPN’s TV Anniversary.

SEPTEMBER 10th: Happy Birthday, NFL!

SEPTEMBER 13th: Be A Tourist In Your Hometown Day (Fort Wayne). Everybody Loves Raymond starring Ray Romano TV Anniversary.

SEPTEMBER 15th: USA Today’s Anniversary.

SEPTEMBER 16th: Frasier starring Kelsey Grammer TV Anniversary.

SEPTEMBER 17th: Home Improvement starring Tim Allen TV Anniversary.

SEPTEMBER 18th: (MOVIES) Black Mass starring Johnny Depp and Everest starring Jake Gyllenhaal.

SEPTEMBER 19th: Jimmy Fallon’s BDay.

SEPTEMBER 20th: Primetime Emmy Awards air on FOX.

SEPTEMBER 21st: Bill Murray’s BDay and Stephen King’s BDay.

SEPTEMBER 22nd: Friends TV Anniversary.

SEPTEMBER 23rd: Bruce Springsteen’s BDay.

SEPTEMBER 25th: Will Smith’s BDay.



OCTOBER 2nd: Sting’s BDay. Peanuts Anniversary. (MOVIES) The Walk starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt.

OCTOBER 3rd: Soundcloud’s Anniversary.

OCTOBER 6th: Instagram’s Anniversary.

OCTOBER 7th: Spotify’s Anniversary.

OCTOBER 9th: (MOVIES) The Jungle Book starring Scarlett Johansson & Bill Murray.

OCTOBER 20th: Tom Petty’s BDay.

OCTOBER 25th: Katy Perry’s Birthday.

OCTOBER 28th: Julia Roberts BDay.



NOVEMBER 3rd: Roseanne’s BDay.

NOVEMBER 6th: 24 starring Kiefer Sutherland TV Anniversary and  (MOVIES) The animated Peanuts and Spectre (James Bond) starring Daniel Craig.

NOVEMBER 8th: FW Mayor Tom Henry’s Birthday!

TMZ.com’s Anniversary.

NOVEMBER 9th: Rolling Stone magazine’s Anniversary.

NOVEMBER 13th: Jimmy Kimmel’s BDay.

NOVEMBER 19th: Larry King’s BDay.

NOVEMBER 17th: (MUSIC) Faith Hill.

NOVEMBER 20th: Joel McHale’s BDay. (MOVIES) The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 starring Jennifer Lawrence.

NOVEMBER 23rd: Miley Cyrus Birthday.

NOVEMBER 24th: (MUSIC) Rumored Lady Gaga.

NOVEMBER 25th: (MOVIES) The Martian starring Matt Damon.

NOVEMBER 26th: Tina Turner’s BDay.

NOVEMBER 28th: Jon Stewart’s BDay.



DECEMBER 1st: Movie Channel Anniversary, which became Showtime.

DECEMBER 2nd: Britney Spears BDay.

DECEMBER 11th: Happy Birthday, Indiana!

DECEMBER 13th: Taylor Swift’s Birthday.

DECEMBER 15th: (MUSIC) Rumored Adele.

DECEMBER 18th: (MOVIES) Star Wars: The Force Awakens starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher etc, and Sisters starring Amy Peohler & Tona Fey.

DECEMBER 21st: Ray Romano’s BDay.

DECEMBER 25th: (MOVIES) The Revenant starring Leo DiCaprio and Dirty Grandpa starring Robert DeNiro.

DECEMBER 28th: Denzel Washington’s BDay.

DECEMBER 30th: Happy Birthday, Tiger Woods.


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