On This Day: TV and Film History on Aug 22nd.
History may be annoying to some, but it’s what shapes us in life, especially in film and TV. It allows us to celebrate the lives of celebrities who are entertaining us.
As well as remember the films and TV shows that entertained us before. So whether we’re saying Happy Birthday or reminded of when our favorite show began, check out the TV and film history on Aug 3rd.
Born: Aug 22, 1992
Starred In: Famous in Love, #REALITYHIGH, The New Edition Story, What/If, Straight Outta Compton, and more.
Born: Aug 22, 1967
Starred In: Oz, Farming, Suicide Squad, Pompeii, Thor: The Dark World, The Bourne Identity, and more.
Born: Aug 22, 1967
Starred In: New Jack City, Men Cry in the Dark, Man of Her Dreams, Gunmen, Revenge of the Unhappy Campers, and more.
Bring It On
Synopsis: The Toro cheerleading squad from Rancho Carne High School in San Diego has got spirit, spunk, sass and a killer routine that’s sure to land them the national championship trophy for the sixth year in a row. But for newly-elected team captain Torrance, the Toros’ road to total cheer glory takes a shady turn when she discovers that their perfectly-choreographed routines were in fact stolen from the Clovers, a hip-hop squad from East Compton, by the Toro’s former captain.
Release Date: August 22, 2000
Living Single (premiered)
Synopsis: Six black 20-somethings — four women and two men — share their lives and loves in a Brooklyn brownstone. A trio of women share one of the apartments, receiving frequent visits from a fourth pal; meanwhile, two men who’ve been friends for years share an apartment one floor up.
Release Date: Aug 22, 1993
Synopsis: They’re getting the lowdown on the high price of living! Chris Tucker and Charlie Sheen star as two desperate men who discover that they need each other … and that Money Talks Fast-talking con man Franklin Hatchett (Tucker) is wrongfully accused of killing cops and needs protection from the police, the mob and his very pregnant girlfriend. Struggling television newsman James Russell (Sheen) needs a story. The two meet, and it’s like a match to gasoline as they dodge bullets in a series of hair-raising escapes involving big diamonds, fast cars and a deadly game of hide-and-seek.
Release Date: Aug 22, 1997
Synopsis: Curtis Plummer (Ice Cube), a down-on-his-luck former football player, becomes the new coach of the Minden, Illinois, Pop Warner football team. With his niece Jasmine (Keke Palmer) installed as the team’s quarterback and secret weapon, Curtis has a chance to turn his life around, while the residents of Minden have a chance to recapture their team spirit and civic pride.
Release Date: Aug 22, 2008
Synopsis: When protest breaks out over Dr. S’s new CD, the owner of the rapper’s record label, Ben Feld, is hospitalized by a heart attack. But his pampered daughter Marci, who’s never set foot in the business world, steps in, stands up to Dr. S, and tries to tone down his bad-boy edge.
Release Date: August 22, 2003