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.



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

JULY 29th: (MOVIES) Vacation starring Ed Helms, Chris Hemsworth & Leslie Mann.

JULY 30th: Arnold Schwarzenegger’s BDay and (MOVIES) Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation starring Tom Cruise. (MUSIC) Bananarama’s The Singles box set collection.

JULY 31st: E!’s TV Anniversary. Netflix streams Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp.


AUGUST 1st: MTV’s Anniversary.

AUGUST 6th: Jon Stewart’s final Daily Show.

AUGUST 9th: Whitney Houston’s BDay.

AUGUST 16th: Madonna’s BDay. FOX airs Teen Choice.

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 16th: AMC debuts Humans starring Colin Morgan. NBC airs Ed Sheeran Live From Wembley Stadium!

AUGUST 18th: (TV SHOWS ON DVD) The Jeff Foxworthy Show complete series set.

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

AUGUST 22nd: BoJack Horseman’s Birthday!

AUGUST 23rd: AMC debuts Fear The Walking Dead starring Cliff Curtis. Rick Springfield’s Birthday.

AUGUST 29th: Michael Jackson’s BDay.

AUGUST 30th: MTV Video Music Awards Hosted by Miley Cyrus.



A lot of major fall music and movies.

FX’s The Bastard Executioner starring Lee Jones debuts. This is from Kurt Sutter (SOA).

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 8th: (BOOKS) Chrissie Hynde’s memoir, Reckless: My Life As A Pretender.

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.

VH1 airs the Streamy Awards.

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, hosted by Adam Samberg.

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.

SEPTEMBER 26th: Comedy Central airs a Brian Regan tv special.

SEPTEMBER 27th: CSI will have its series finale. William Peterson & Marg Helgenberger will return for this special event.

SEPTEMBER 28th: Comedy Central’s Daily Show debuts Trevor Noah as host.


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. (BOOKS) Robert Galbraith’s Career of Evil. (FYI: Robert Galbraith is JK Rowling’s pseudonym) and John Grisham’s Rogue Lawyer.

OCTOBER 25th: Katy Perry’s Birthday.

OCTOBER 28th: Julia Roberts BDay.


NOVEMBER 3rd: Roseanne’s BDay.

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

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

TMZ.com’s Anniversary. HBO’s Anniversary.

NOVEMBER 9th: Rolling Stone magazine’s Anniversary.

NOVEMBER 10th: (BOOKS) Rainn Wilson’s The Bassoon King.

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 17th: The Simpsons TV Anniversary.

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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