Why Famous: Rose to fame as a member of the Toronto branch of The Second City, and through his appearances in comedy films, including "Cool Runnings" and "Spaceballs". Perhaps best known as Del Griffith, the loquacious salesman in "Planes, Trains and Automobiles".
- 1979-04-28 Actor and comedian John Candy (28) weds Rosemary Margaret Hobor at St. Basil's Church in Toronto, Canada
- 1991-02-25 Bruce McNall, Wayne Gretzky and John Candy buy CFL's Toronto Argonauts
- 1991-11-24 CFL Grey Cup, Winnipeg Stadium: Toronto Argonauts defeat Calgary Stampeders, 36-21; Argos under new ownership of LA Kings owner Bruce McNall, hockey player Wayne Gretzky and actor John Candy