Happy birthday to English actor Orlando Bloom, born January 13, 1977, whose credits include Legolas in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit film series, Will Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, Troy (2004), Kingdom of Heaven (2005),and Carnival Row (2019–present).
3rd Rock from the Sun is an American television sitcom created by Bonnie and Terry Turner, which aired for 139 episodes over 6 seasons on NBC from January 9, 1996, to May 22, 2001.
Happy birthday to American actor and voice actor J. K. Simmons, born January 9, 1955, whose credits include J. Jonah Jameson in the Spider-Man franchise, Oz, The Closer, Counterpart, The Legend of Korra, Gravity Falls, Klaus, and Invincible.
Happy birthday to American film, television and voice actor Clancy Brown, born January 5, 1959, whose 90s credits include Blue Steel, Waiting for the Light, Ambition, Past Midnight, Pet Sematary Two, The Shawshank Redemption, Earth 2, Starship Troopers, and SpongeBob SquarePants.
Tiswas is a British Saturday morning children's television show which ran for 302 episodes over 8 series on ITV, from January 5, 1974 to April 3, 1982, regularly presented by Chris Tarrant, Sally James, Lenny Henry, Bob Carolgees and John Gorman.
Happy birthday to Japanese animator, director, producer, screenwriter, author, and manga artist Hayao Miyazaki, born January 5, 1941. A co-founder of Studio Ghibli, he has attained international acclaim as a masterful storyteller and creator of Japanese animated feature films.
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine is an American science fiction television series created by Rick Berman and Michael Piller, that aired in syndication for 176 episodes over 7 seasons from January 3, 1993 to June 2, 1999.
The Real Ghostbusters and ThunderCats wall murals, Motel Monte Bello, León, Mexico.
Remembering American actor, stunt performer, and comedian Verne Troyer on his birthday (January 1, 1969 – April 21, 2018), who played Mini-Me in the Austin Powers film series and Griphook the goblin in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
Happy birthday to American actor Val Kilmer, born December 31, 1959, whose 90s credits include The Doors, Tombstone, True Romance, Heat, Batman Forever, The Ghost and the Darkness, The Island of Dr. Moreau, The Saint, and The Prince of Egypt.
Happy birthday to Welsh actor, composer, director and film producer Anthony Hopkins, born December 31, 1937.
Remembering American comic book writer, editor, publisher, and producer Stan Lee on his birthday (December 28, 1922 – November 12, 2018).
Remembering American actress, singer, and voice artist Nichelle Nichols on her birthday (December 28, 1932 - July 30, 2022), well known for her portrayal of Nyota Uhura in Star Trek: The Original Series, Star Trek: The Animated Series, and six Star Trek films.
Remembering American puppeteer, cartoonist, author, artist and speaker Caroll Spinney on his birthday (December 26, 1933 – December 8, 2019), who played Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on Sesame Street from its inception in 1969 until 2018.
He-Man & She-Ra: A Christmas Special is an animated Christmas television special originally broadcast in syndication on December 25, 1985, starring the voices of John Erwin, Alan Oppenheimer, Linda Gary, Lana Beeson, Melendy Britt, George DiCenzo, Erika Scheimer and R. D. Robb.
Released December 24, 1993, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm is an American animated superhero film directed by Eric Radomski and Bruce Timm and written by Alan Burnett, Paul Dini, Martin Pasko, and Michael Reaves. Action figures were produced by Kenner and released in 1993 and 1994.
Gone for a Christmas Eve pint wearing the most ridiculously loud Christmas jumper that I could find. People honked their car horns as they drive past and a guy shouted “Ho Ho Ho!” at me in Asda car park 😆R
Remembering Canadian actor Corey Haim on his birthday (December 23, 1971 – March 10, 2010), whose 80s credits include Firstborn, Silver Bullet, Murphy's Romance, Lucas, The Lost Boys, License to Drive, Watchers, and Dream a Little Dream.
Released December 22, 1995, Dracula: Dead and Loving It is a satirical comedy horror film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Leslie Nielsen, Brooks, Peter MacNicol, Steven Weber, Amy Yasbeck, Lysette Anthony, and Harvey Korman.
Who needs a tree when you can have an inflatable Christmas dragon?
1994 Lucasfilm Jawas Christmas Card by Ralph McQuarrie.
Happy Birthday to American actor and film producer Samuel L. Jackson, born December 21, 1948.
Released December 20, 1996, Scream is an American slasher film directed by Wes Craven and starring David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, Matthew Lillard, Rose McGowan, Skeet Ulrich, and Drew Barrymore.
First poster for Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (releases June 2, 2023).
The A-Team toys including action figures and vehicles in the 1985 UK Argos Catalogue.
"I find these Christmas sweaters highly festive, captain." PS Art by wolfi-sama.
Released December 19, 1986, Little Shop of Horrors is an American black comedy horror musical film directed by Frank Oz and starring Rick Moranis, Ellen Greene, Vincent Gardenia, Steve Martin, and Levi Stubbs as the voice of Audrey II.
Released December 19, 2001, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring an epic fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson, based upon the first volume of the novel The Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien.
Happy birthday to American film director, producer, and screenwriter Steven Spielberg, born December 18, 1946, whose 80s films include Raiders of the Lost Ark, E.T., Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, The Color Purple, Empire of the Sun, and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
Released December 18, 2002, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers is an epic fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson, based on the second volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.
Happy birthday to American actor Ernie Hudson, born December 17, 1945, whose 80s credits include Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone, Winston Zeddemore in Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II, St. Elsewhere, The Last Precinct, Weeds, and Leviathan.
Released December 17, 2003, The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King is an epic fantasy adventure film directed by Peter Jackson, based on the third volume of J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings.
A Muppet Family Christmas is a television special that first aired December 16, 1987 on ABC, starring characters from The Muppet Show, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, and Muppet Babies.
Released December 16, 1983, D.C. Cab / Street Fleet is an American comedy film written and directed by Joel Schumacher, and starring Max Gail, Adam Baldwin, Mr. T, Charlie Barnett, Gary Busey, Marsha Warfield, and Whitman Mayo.
Released December 16, 2000, Battle Royale is a Japanese action-thriller film based on the 1999 novel by Koushun Takami. Directed by Kinji Fukasaku, it stars Tatsuya Fujiwara, Aki Maeda, Tarō Yamamoto, and Takeshi Kitano.
Released December 15, 1974, Young Frankenstein in an American comedy horror film directed by Mel Brooks and starring Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Cloris Leachman, Teri Garr, Kenneth Mars and Madeline Kahn.
What a glorious time to be alive, the true meaning of Christmas.