Matt Groening Turns 59! Read His Bio.
February 15
On This Day: February 15
Matt Groening
Born: February 15, 1954
Age: 59 years old
Birthplace: Portland, OR, United States
Occupation: Comedian, Television Producer, Screenwriter

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116 years ago
Karl Ferdinand Braun demonstrates the cathode ray tube, which would later become a key component of television screens.
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110 years ago
The first teddy bear, named for President Theodore Roosevelt, goes on sale.
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35 years ago
In a split decision, Leon Spinks takes the heavyweight boxing champion title away from defending champ Muhammad Ali.
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28 years ago
The Breakfast Club, starring Molly Ringwald, Emilio Estevez and other members of the Brat Pack, is released.
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Born On This Day
Matt Groening
Born: February 15, 1954
Age: 59 years old
Birthplace: Portland, OR, United States
Occupation: Comedian, Television Producer, Screenwriter
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Chris Farley
Born: February 15, 1964
Died: December 18, 1997
Age: 33 years old
Birthplace: Madison, WI, United States
Occupation: Actor
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Ernest Shackleton
Born: February 15, 1874
Died: January 5, 1922
Age: 47 years old
Birthplace: Kilkea, County Kildare, Ireland
Occupation: Explorer
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Died On This Day
Nat King Cole
Died: February 15, 1965
Age: 45 years old
Place: Santa Monica, CA, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor, Pianist, Singer, Television Personality
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Ethel Merman
Died: February 15, 1984
Age: 76 years old
Place: New York, NY, United States
Occupation: Theater Actress
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Richard Feynman
Died: February 15, 1988
Age: 69 years old
Place: Los Angeles, CA, United States
Occupation: Academic, Inventor, Physicist
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