On This Day: TV and Film History on Dec 9 – BIRTHDAYS
Born: Dec 9,
Starred In: Ambitions, You Can’t Fight Christmas, Born Again Virgin, and more.
Born: Dec 9, 1952
Starred In: Star Trek: The Next Generation, CHiPs, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and more
Born: Dec 9, 1976
Starred In: Sirens, Modern Family, And Then Came Love, One Christmas Eve, adn more.
Born: Dec 9, 1887
Starred In: Amos ‘n Andy, Boy! What a Girl!, Darktown Revue, and more.
Born: Dec 9, 1922
Died: Oct 11, 1991
Starred In: Sanford and Son, Sanford, Harlem Nights, and more.
On This Day: TV and Film History on Dec 9 – MOVIE RELEASES
Synopsis: Zora Banks (Sanaa Lathan) is a would-be singer who pays her bills working as a New York City high school music teacher. Franklin Swift (Wesley Snipes) is a financially troubled, recently divorced builder with two young children. The two meet when Zora moves from Brooklyn to Manhattan and finds Franklin working on her apartment building. Despite their very different personal lives and their difficult financial situations, the two soon fall in love and begin a steamy affair.
Released: Dec 9, 2000
Sister Act 2: Back in The Habit
Synopsis: In this sequel, Las Vegas performer Deloris Van Cartier (Whoopi Goldberg) is surprised by a visit from her nun friends, including Sister Mary Patrick (Kathy Najimy) and Sister Mary Lazarus (Mary Wickes). It appears Deloris is needed in her nun guise as Sister Mary Clarence to help teach music to teens at a troubled school in hopes of keeping the facility from closing at the hands of Mr. Crisp (James Coburn), a callous administrator. Can Deloris shape the rowdy kids into a real choir?
Released: Dec 9, 1993
Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle
Synopsis: Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game’s jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose. What they discover is that you don’t just play Jumanji – you must survive it. To beat the game and return to the real world, they’ll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, discover what Alan Parrish left 20 years ago, and change the way they think about themselves – or they’ll be stuck in the game forever.
Released: Dec 9, 2017