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By On This Day in NYC's History

JOAN KNOWS BEST?

On June 8, 1933: Joan Rivers was born in Brooklyn. She has appeared in numerous television series and films over the years, including Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? alongside her daughter Melissa on WE tv. She released a book entitled I Hate Everyone…Starting with Me in 2012, which made the New York Times’ Bestsellers List, and currently hosts The Fashion Police on E!

A WAYANS BROTHER IS BORN

On June 8, 1958: Keenen Ivory Wayans was born in New York City. Wayans directed and produced films such as Scary Movie and White Chicks, as well as a number of other films, and has also appeared as an actor in a number of films including A Low Down Dirty Shame. Wayans is known for working with his brothers on many films, and for producing The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show.

 

A FESTIVUS FOR THE REST OF US

On June 8, 1927: Jerry Stiller was born in Brooklyn. He is known for playing the iconic character “Frank Costanza” on Seinfeld, as well as being a part of the Stiller and Meara comedy team with his wife. He appeared in comedy film Zoolander alongside his son, Ben Stiller.

 

ROYAL PAINS

On June 8, 1972: Mark Feuerstein was born in New York City. Known for playing the lead role “Dr. Hank Lawson” in the hit USA Network show Royal Pains, Feuerstein originally got his breakthrough as a recurring character on daytime soap opera Loving. He was names one of People Magazine’s 50 most beautiful people in 2003.

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