Harold Ramis Birthday, Date of Birth

Harold Ramis

Harold Allen Ramis (; November 21, 1944 – February 24, 2014) was an American actor, director, writer, and comedian. His best-known film acting roles were as Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989) and Russell Ziskey in Stripes (1981); he also co-wrote those films. As a director, his films include the comedies Caddyshack (1980), National Lampoon's Vacation (1983), Groundhog Day (1993), and Analyze This (1999). Ramis was the original head writer of the television series SCTV, on which he also performed, as well as a co-writer of Groundhog Day and National Lampoon's Animal House (1978). The final film that he wrote, produced, directed, and acted in was Year One (2009).

Ramis' films influenced subsequent generations of comedians and comedy writers. Filmmakers including Jay Roach, Jake Kasdan, Adam Sandler, and Peter and Bobby Farrelly have cited his films as among their favorites. Along with Danny Rubin, he won the BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay for Groundhog Day.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Tuesday, November 21, 1944
Place of Birth
Chicago
Age
76
Star Sign

The November 21, 1944 was a Tuesday under the star sign of . It was the 325 day of the year. President of the United States was Franklin D. Roosevelt.

If you were born on this day, you are 76 years old. Your last birthday was on the Saturday, November 21, 2020, 9 days ago. Your next birthday is on Sunday, November 21, 2021, in 355 days. You have lived for 27,768 days, or about 666,449 hours, or about 39,986,955 minutes, or about seconds.

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21st of November 1944 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on November 21, 1944

Advertising News

Date: 22 November 1944

Expansion plans

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DIVIDEND NEWS

Date: 21 November 1944

Christiana Securities Co

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Advertising News

Date: 21 November 1944

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DIVIDEND NEWS

Date: 22 November 1944

Simmons Co

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NEWS OF WOOD, FIELD AND STREAM

Date: 22 November 1944

By JOHN RENDEL

John RENDEL

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A Marine Keeps a Rendezvous At Grave of Brother on Guam

Date: 21 November 1944

By SIDNEY SHALETTBy Broadcast to THE NEW YORK TIMES

Sidney Broadcast

US marine Mt Alafan Cemetery, Guam, described

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SCREEN NEWS; Maureen O'Hara to Star in Musical for Fox

Date: 21 November 1944

Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES

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SCREEN NEWS; M-G-M to Team Frances Rafferty, Paul Langton

Date: 22 November 1944

Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES

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News of Food; Candy Makers Offer 2 New Specialties in Arabian Almonds and Florentiners

Date: 22 November 1944

By JANE HOLT

Jane HOLT

Ready-cooked noodle and chicken product noted

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News of Food; Persian Dates, Long Unobtainable Here, To Become Available Early in New Year

Date: 21 November 1944

By JANE HOLT

Jane HOLT

Develops honey spread formula

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