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'Roots' first airs on Fox

'Roots' is a 2016 American miniseries and a remake of the 1977 miniseries with the same name. It first aired in May 2016 and stars Malachi Kirby, Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anika Noni Rose, T.I. and South African actress Nokuthula Ledwaba. It was produced on a budget of $50 million.

'Hell's Kitchen' first airs on Fox

Season 1 of 'Hell's Kitchen' aired in May 2005 and concluded in August 2005. Michael Wray from Fort Collins, Colorado, won the first season, thus winning his own restaurant in Los Angeles named Tatou. This was the only season to date in which the teams were not separated by gender at the start.

'Finding Nemo' is released

'Finding Nemo' was released in May 2003; the film won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature, and was nominated in three more categories, including Best Original Screenplay. 'Finding Nemo' became the highest-grossing animated film at the time and was the second-highest-grossing film of 2003, earning a total of $871 million worldwide.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1927

Clint Walker

born 1971

Idina Menzel

died 1778


born 1964

Wynonna Judd