The Simpsons in History

Events in Film & TV


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1989-12-17 The Simpsons, America's longest-running sitcom debuts

Cartoonist Matt Groening
Cartoonist
Matt Groening
  • 1990-01-14 "Simpsons" premiered on Fox-TV
  • 1997-02-09 Fox cartoon series "Simpsons" airs 167th episode the longest-running animated series in cartoon history

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • 1941-03-28 Alf Clausen, orchestra leader (Mary, Simpsons), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • 1943-12-23 Harry Shearer, actor (SNL, Simpsons, Pure Luck), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1950-09-07 Julie Kavner, American actress and voice artist (Brenda-Rhoda, Marge-Simpsons), born in Los Angeles, California

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1954-02-15 Matt Groening, cartoonist (Life in Hell, Simpsons)

Cartoonist Matt Groening
Cartoonist
Matt Groening

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1956-05-12 Homer Simpson, fictional character from the long running television show "The Simpsons", born in Springfield

Fictional TV Character Homer Simpson
Fictional TV Character
Homer Simpson

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1964-04-25 Hank Azaria, American actor (The Birdcage) and voice behind many characters in The Simpsons (Moe, Apu, Chief Wiggum, Comic Book Guy, Carl Carlson), born in New York City


Weddings in Film & TV


HeartWedding of Interest

1999-07-17 Academy Award-winning actress Helen Hunt (36) weds "The Simpsons" voice actor Hank Azaria (35) in Los Angeles, California