Profile of the Day: Joan Rivers

Posted June 7, 2013 by Amanda | No Comment

Joan Rivers

Tomorrow comedian Joan Rivers celebrates her 80th birthday! Born in Brooklyn, New York, Rivers is the daughter of Russian Jewish immigrants. Her big break came in 1965 when she was invited to perform her stand up routine on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. Combined with her appearances on The Ed Sullivan Show, Rivers quickly became a household name.

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