• Comedian Hope Flood’s Birthday!
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    July 5 Comedienne, FICA (Females in Comedy Association) Founder, Hope Flood born in Benton Harbor, MI. Flood began her comedy career in the early 1990s.  She appeared on BETs “Comic View”, were she was featured in her own special.  Always an executive as much as a performer, Hope Flood co-founded BASH (Blacks About Social Happenings); a promotion group dedicated […]

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  • Comedian Timmie Rogers’ Birthday!
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    July 4 Comedian, singer-songwriter, bandleader and actor Timothy John Anerum (“Timmie Rogers”) was born in Detroit, MI, 1914. Rogers was known as the Jackie Robinson of Black Comedy because he opened the door for other performers such as Dick Gregory by insisting on not wearing blackface, donning a tuxedo and standing firm with his conviction.  […]

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  • HBO’s ‘Def Comedy Jam’ Premieres!
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    JULY 1 “Def Comedy Jam” premieres on HBO, 1992 Produced by rap mogul, Russell Simmons, the series had its original run from this date in ‘92 until January 1, 1997.   Based on the formula established at the Comedy Act Theater in Los Angeles, California, the show was originally set to have that club’s MC, Robin […]

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  • Comedian Tony Rock’s Birthday!
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    JUNE 30 Comedian / Actor, Anthony “Tony” Rock born in NYC, NY, 1974 Upon becoming a professional comedian, Tony was chiefly known as Chris rock’s younger brother. However, that turned around as Tony made a name for himself in a number of projects.  At the turn of the century, Rock hosted the game show Can […]

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  • June 29th- Eddie Murphy’s ‘Coming To America’ Was Released!
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    June 29th~ “Coming to America” was released by Paramount Pictures, 1988.   Reuniting Eddie Murphy and director John Landis, the comedy is about African crown prince, Akeem Joffer, from the fictional nation of Zamunda, who comes to the United States in the hopes of finding a bride. The film co-stars Arsenio Hall, James Earl Jones, Shari […]

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