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Variety Show: Your Show of Shows

Events in Film & TV

Appears on tv showTelevision Premiere

1950-02-25 "Your Show of Shows" with Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca premieres on NBC. Writers include Mel Brooks, Neil Simon and Woody Allen.

Actor & Director Mel Brooks
Actor & Director
Mel Brooks
Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • 1954-06-05 "Your Show Of Shows" last airs on NBC-TV

Birthdays in Film & TV

  • 1908-11-18 Imogene Coca, American comedienne (Your Show of Shows, Grindl), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2001)
  • 1909-12-28 Billy Williams, American singer (Your Show of Shows), born in Waco, Texas (d. 1984)
  • 1915-12-14 Clay Warnick, American choral director (Your Show Of Shows), born in Tacoma, Washington (d. 1995)
  • 1919-09-22 Jack Russell, American singer (Your Show of Shows), born in Saratoga Springs, New York
  • 1920-08-05 Selma Diamond, Canadian-American comedy writer (Your Show Of Shows), and actress (Night Court, 1984-85 - "Selma"), born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 1985)
  • 1922-09-08 Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar, American comic actor and writer (Your Show of Shows), born in Yonkers, New York (d. 2014)
  • 1925-06-05 Bill Hayes, American actor (Your Show of Shows, Days of our Life), born in Harvey, Illinois
  • 1928-03-08 Judy Johnson, American singer (Your Show of Shows), born in Norfolk, Virginia

Deaths in Film & TV

  • 1977-04-22 Charles Sanford, American orchestra leader (Your Show of Shows), dies at 71
  • 1984-07-16 Billy Williams, American singer (Your Show of Shows), dies at 73
  • 1985-05-13 Selma Diamond, Canadian-American comedy writer (Your Show Of Shows), and actress (Night Court, 1984-85 - "Selma"), dies of lung cancer at 64
  • 1995-02-08 Clay Warnick, American choral director (Your Show Of Shows), dies at 79
  • 2001-06-02 Imogene Coca, American comedienne (Your Show of Shows, Grindl), dies at 92
  • 2014-02-12 Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar, American comic actor and writer (Your Show of Shows), dies at 91