Entertainment and Pop Culture Calendar 2016

January 4th

Happy Birthday to Michael Stipe of R.E.M.

 

January 6th

CBS airs Peoples Choice Awards Hosted by Jane Lynch.

 

January 7th

Happy Birthday to Kenny Loggins.

 

January 8th

Happy Birthday, Elvis!

 

Music: David Bowie’s Blackstar.

 

Movies: The Forest starring Natalie Dormer.

 

January 10th

Happy Birthday to Rod Stewart and Pat Benatar.

 

Golden Globe Awards Hosted by Ricky Gervais air on NBC.

 

January 11th

The WB launched on this day in 1995. (It is what is now The CW)

 

January 12th

The President’s final State of the Union.

 

All In The Family tv anniversary.

 

Howard Stern’s BDay!

 

DVDs-The Martian starring Matt Damon.

 

 

January 14th

USA Network debuts Colony starring Josh Holloway.

Oscar nominations.

 

 

January 15th

Wikipedia launched in 2001.

 

Music: Ariana Grande’s Moonlight and Panic At The Disco’s Death Of A Bachelor.

 

Movies: The 5th Wave starring Chloe Grace Moretz.

 

 

January 16th

UPN launched on this day in 1995. (It is what is now The CW)

 

January 17th

Showtime debuts Billions starring Paul Giamatti.

Jim Carrey’s BDay!

 

January 18th

Kevin Costner’s BDay!

 

January 22nd

Music: Eliot Sumner’s Information, Megadeth’s Dystopia, Santigold’s 99 cents and Ty Segall’s Emotional Mugger.

 

Movies: Dirty Grandpa starring Robert DeNiro and Zac Efron.

 

January 24th

FOX’s The X-Files returns starring David Duchovny & Gillian Anderson.

 

January 29th

Oprah’s BDay!

 

Music: Phil Collins Take A Look At Me Now, Bloc Party’s Hymns, Sia’s This Is Acting, Charlie Puth’s Nine Track Mind, Primal Scream’s Rulebreaker, Chairlift’s Moth, Nevermen’s Neverman and Wet’s Don’t You.

 

Movies: The Finest Hours starring Chris Pine.

 

 

FEBRUARY

February 5th

Music: Elton John’s Wonderful Crazy Night, Josh Groban’s Stages Live, Elliott Smith’s Heaven Adores You, The Cult’s Hidden City and Breakbots Stillwaters.

 

Movies: Hail Caesar starring George Clooney.

 

February 7th

Super Bowl will air on CBS!

 

 

February 12th

Music: Paul Carrack’s Soul Shadows, Dion’s New York Is My Home, Gorillaz and Mike Posner.

 

Movies: Deadpool starring Ryan Reynolds and Zoolander 2 starring Ben Stiller.

 

February 15th

Matt Groening’s BDay! (The Simpsons Creator)

The Grammy Awards.

 

February 19th

Music: Diana Ross, Animal Collective’s Painting With, Rick Springfield’s Rocket Science, Jack Garrett’s Phase, Sister Hazel’s Lighter In The Dark, Ra Ra Riot’s Need Your Light and Wolfmother’s Victorius.

 

Movies: Race starring Stephen James.

 

February 26th

Netflix debuts Fuller House starring John Stamos and company.

 

Music: Bonnie Raitt’s Dig In Deep, Peter Frampton’s Acoustic Classics, Anthrax’s For All Kings and The 1975’s I Like It When You Sleep.

 

Movies: Gods of Egypt starrin Gerard Butler.

 

February 28th

It’s the Oscars! The Academy Awards.

MARCH
March 4th

Netflix airs season four of House of Cards starring Kevin Spacey.

 

Music: ZZ Ward’s This Means War and James Blake’s Radio Silence.

 

Movies: Zootopia starring Jason Bateman.

 

March 8th

Beavis & Butthead’s Anniversary.

 

March 10th

Sharon Stone’s BDay!

 

March 11th

Music: Jeff Buckley’s You And I, Bon Jovi’s This House Is Not For Sale, Smashing Pumpkins Day For Night and Information Society’s Orders of Magnitude.

 

Movies: Bad Batch starring Jim Carrey and Christ The Lord starring Sean Bean.

 

March 13th

Zella Day’s BDay!

 

 

March 18th

Music: Heart, Beck, James and Soul Asylum’s Change of Fortune.

 

Movies: Midnight Special starring Michael Shannon and Beverly Hills Cop IV starring Eddie Murphy.

 

 

March 25th

Elton John’s BDay!

Sarah Jessica Parker’s BDay!

 

Music: The Last Shadow Puppets and Blink 182.

 

Movies: Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice starring Ben Affleck & Henry Cavill and I Saw The Light starring Tom Hiddleston.

 

March 26th

Steven Tyler’s BDay!

 

March 27th

Mariah Carey’s BDay!

 

March 30th

Eric Clapton’s BDay!

 

March 31st

Clint Eastwood’s BDay!

 


APRIL

 

April sometime: HBO’s Game of Thrones returns!

 

April 1st

Music: Cheap Trick’s Bang Zoom Crazy…Hello and PJ Harvey.

 

Movies: Animal Crackers starring Sly Stallone and The Green Room starring Patrick Stewart.

 

April 4th

Eddie Murphy’s BDay!

It’s CatDog’s Anniversary.

 

April 8th

Music: Ben Harper’s Call It What It Is.

 

Movies: Demolition starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Money Monster starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts.

 

April 9th

Angry Beavers tv anniversary.

 

April 15th

Music: Green Day and Graham Nash’s The Path Tonight.

 

Movies: Criminal starring Kevin Costner and The Jungle Book starring Emjay Anthony.

 

April 22nd

Music: Gwen Stefani and/or No Doubt, Beyonce, MGMT and Steven Tyler.


April 25th

Al Pacino’s BDay!

 

April 29th

TV Land’s Anniversary.

Movies: Nine Lives starring Kevin Spacey and Same Kind of Different As Me starring Renee Zellweger.

 

MAY

May 2nd

Jon Bon Jovi’s BDay!

 

May 6th

Bob Seger’s BDay!

 

Music: Phil Collins and Miley Cyrus.

 

Movies: Captain America: Civil War starring Chris Evans.

 

May 9th

Billy Joel’s BDay!

May 10th

Bono’s BDay!

 


May 13th

Music: Cyndi Lauper (A country album), Christina Aguilera and Band of Horses.

 

Movies: Snowden starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Free State of Jones starring Matthew McConaughey.

 

May 16th

Janet Jackson’s BDay!

 

May 20th

Music: U2’s Songs of Experience and nine inch nails.

 

Movies: Angry Birds starring Jason Sudeikis and The Nice Guys starring Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling.

 

May 23rd

Drew Carey’s BDay!

 

May 27th

Music: Soundgarden and Lush.

 

Movies: Alice Through The Looking Glass starring Johnny Depp and X-Men: Apocalypse starring James McAvoy.

 

May 30th

Music: Kings of Leon and M.I.A.

 

Movies: U.S.S. Indianapolis starring Nicolas Cage.

JUNE

June 1st

FX tv anniversary.

 

June 3rd

Music: John Mayer, Jellyfish and Phoenix.

 

June 8th

Movies: The Secret Life of Pets starring Louis CK.

 

June 9th

Johnny Depp’s BDay!

Michael J. Fox’s BDay!

 

June 10th

Music: Meatloaf’s Braver Than We Are, My Morning Jacket, Survivor and Sheryl Crow.

 

Movies: Warcraft starring Ben Foster.

 

June 17th

Music: Tool and Band of Skulls.

 

Movies: Pixar’s Finding Dory starring Ellen DeGeneres and Central Intelligence starring The Rock.

 

June 24th

Music: Metric and The Offspring.

 

Movies: Independence Day: Resurgence starring Bill Pullman.

 


JULY

July 1st

Music: John Waite and The Shins.

 

Movies: Tarzan starring Alexander Skarsgard and Margot Robbie.

 

July 3rd

Tom Cruise’s BDay!

 

July 8th

Music: TV On The Radio and Alice In Chains.

 

July 13th

Harrison Ford’s BDay!

 

July 15th

Music: Samantha Fox and Modest Mouse.

 

Movies: Ghostbusters starring Melissa McCarthy and The Bourne Betrayal starring Matt Damon.

 

July 22nd

Music: Human League and Pearl Jam.

 

Movies: Star Trek: Beyond starring Chris Pine and Ice Age: Collision Course starring Ray Romano.

 

July 26th

Mick Jagger’s BDay!

 

 

July 29th

Music: Franz Ferdinand and The Strokes.

 

July 31st

E! Entertainment Television’s Anniversary.

AUGUST
August 5th-21st

Summer Olympics in Rio.

 

August 5th

Music: Katy Perry.

Movies: Suicide Squad starring Jared Leto, Margot Robbie and Will Smith.

 

August 11th

It’s Ren & Stimpy’s Anniversary.

 

August 12th

Music: INXS.

 

Movies: London Fields starring Johnny Depp.

 

August 19th

Music: Hootie & The Blowfish and Roger Waters.

 

August 26th

Music: The XX.

 

August 31st

Van Morrison’s BDay!

 

SEPTEMBER

 

SEPTEMBER is the beginning of bringing all of the Fall TV, Music and Movies!

 

September 2nd

Music: Guns N’ Roses and Goo Goo Dolls.

 

September 9th

Music: Lady Gaga.

 

September 10th

Fresh Prince of Bel Air starring Will Smith tv anniversary.

 

September 13th

Everybody Loves Raymond starring Ray Romano tv anniversary.

 

September 16th

Music: Madonna, Mariah Carey, Sam Smith, Robert Palmer (box set collection), Arctic Monkeys, Prince and Tove Lo.

 

Movies: Conan The Barbarian starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Scarpa starring Sly Stallone.

 

September 21st

Bill Murray’s BDay!

 

September 22nd

Friends tv anniversary. (It began in 1994)

Full House tv anniversary. (It began in 1987)

 

September 23rd

Music: Bruce Springsteen, Van Halen, Aerosmith, Bruce Hornsby & The Range and Sting and/or The Police.

 

Movies: The Magnificent Seven starring Denzel Washington.

 

September 25th

Will Smith’s BDay!

 

September 30th

Music: Royal Blood, Billy Idol, Mini Mansions and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

 

Movies: Deepwater Horizon starring Kurt Russell.

OCTOBER

October 1st

Cartoon Network tv anniversary.

 

October 2nd

Happy Birthday Sting.

 

October 3rd

Dark Angel starring Jessica Alba tv anniversary.

 

October 6th

CSI tv anniversary.

 

October 7th

Movies: Gambit starring Channing Tatum.

 

October 14th

Music: Hall & Oates.


Movies: Inferno starring Tom Hanks.

 

October 20th

Tom Petty’s BDay!

 

October 21st

Music: Eddie Money.


Movies: Marauders starring Bruce Willis.

 

October 28th

Julia Robert’s BDay!

 

Music: Pat Benatar.

NOVEMBER

November 4th

Music: Rod Stewart.

 

Movies: Doctor Strange starring Benedict Cumberbatch.

 

November 8th

Election Day! It’s Presidential Election time!

 

November 11th

Music: Robert Plant and Journey.

 

November 18th

Music: Beyonce and REO Speedwagon.

 

Movies: A Star Is Born starring Beyonce and Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them starring Eddie Redmayne.

 

November 23rd

Food Network tv anniversary.

 

Music: Billy Joel and Styx.

 

Movies: The Great Wall starring Matt Damon.

 

November 25th

Music: Dire Straits and Maroon 5.

 

Movies: The Founder starring Michael Keaton.

 

November 26th

Tina Turner’s BDay!

DECEMBER

December 1st

Game Show Network tv anniversary.

 

December 2nd

Music: Blondie and The Cars.

 

December 9th
Music: Supertramp.

 

December 16th

Music: Celine Dion.


December 21st

Movies: Assassin’s Creed starring Michael Fassbender, The Greatest Show on Earth starring Hugh Jackman, Passengers starring Jennifer Lawrence & Chris Pratt and Sing starring Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon.


December 23rd

Music: AC/DC.

 

 

December 25th

Jimmy Buffett’s BDay!

 

December 28th

Denzel Washington’s BDay!


December 30th

Music: ZZ Top.

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