Wednesday, September 20, 2017

September 20

Happy Birthday RIP Upton Sinclair(1878–1968) Jonathan Hardy(1940–2012) Anne Meara(1929–2015) ; "Sophia Loren"(Sofia Scicolone)–83 Karen Sharpe–83 Carole "Candy" Spelling–72 George Raymond Martin–69 Gary Cole–61 Robert Rusler52 Kristen Johnston50 Michelle Visage(Shupack)–49 Bradford Beyer Jr–44 Jon Bernthal–41 ; 1893 – Charles Duryea and his brother Frank road-test the first American-made gasoline-powered automobile in Springfield, Massachusetts ; 2011 – The United States military ends its "don't ask, don't tell" policy, allowing gay men and women to serve openly for the first time

Saturday, September 16, 2017

September 17

Happy Birthday RIP Dolores Costello(1903–1979) Hiram "Hank" Williams(1923–1953) Roderick "Roddy" McDowall(1928–1998) Anne Bancroft(Anna Italiano 1931–2005) Paul Benedict(1938–2008) "Lupe Ontiveros"(Guadalupe Moreno 1942–2012) Johnathan Ritter(1948–2003) ; John "Fee" Waybill–67 Cassandra Peterson("Elvira")–66 Rita Rudner–64 Wendy Worthington–63 Bryan Singer–52 Kyle Chandler–52 Jeffrey Matthew Settle–48 Nathan "Nate" Berkus–46 Griffith Feuerstein("Griff Furst")–36 ; 1972 – The comedy series "M.A.S.H." standing for "Mobile Army Surgical Hospital" premiered on CBS ; 1991 – The first version of the Linux kernel (0.01) is released to the Internet.

Friday, September 15, 2017

September 15

Happy Birthday RIP Agatha Christie(Miller 1890–1976) Vina Fay Wray(1907–2004) Julius “Nipsey” Russell(1918–2005) John “Jackie” Cooper Jr(1922–2011) Roy Brocksmith(1945–2001) Wendie Jo Sperber(1958–2005) ; Norman Crosby–90 Tommy Lee Jones–71 Daniel Marino Jr–56 Joshua Charles–46 Edward Thomas Hardy–40 Tammie Brown(Keith Schubert)–37 Prince Henry Charles Albert David Windsor–33 Heidi Montag–31 ; 1963 – four black girls were killed when a bomb went off during Sunday services at 16th Street Baptist church in Birmingham, Alabama, in the deadliest act of the civil rights era  

Thursday, September 14, 2017

September 14

Happy Birthday RIP Amy Winehouse(1983–2011) ; Walter Koenig–81 Davenie "Joey" Heatherton–73 Jon "Bowzer" Bauman–70 Nigel "Sam" Neill–70 Alexis "Faith" Ford–53 Kimberly Payne Williams–46 Andrew Lincoln(Clutterbuck)–44 Jesse James–87 ; 1985 – The Golden Girls, a television sitcom, premieres on NBC 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

September 13

Happy Birthday RIP Reta Shaw(1912–1982) Emilie Claudette Chauchoin("Colbert" 1903–1996) Melvin Tormé (1925–1999) Nell Carter(Hardy 1948–2003) Richard Kiel(1939–2014) ; "Barbara Bain"(Millicent Fogel)–86 "Eileen Fulton"(Margaret McLarty)–84 Winnifred Jacqueline Bisset–73 Peter Cetera–73 Jean Smart–66 Geraldine "Geri" Jewell–61 Dominic Fumusa–48 Fiona Apple Maggart–40 Bennett "Ben" Savage–37 Jason Cook–37 ; 1956 – The IBM 305 RAMAC is introduced, the first commercial computer to use disk storage (not only RAM memory)

Monday, September 11, 2017

September 12

Happy Birthday RIP Maurice Chevalier(1888–1972) James "Jesse" Owens(1913–1980) "Barry White"(Barrence Carter 1944–2003) Paul Walker IV(1973–2013) ; Ian Holm Cuthbert–86 Linda Gray–77 Joseph Pantoliano–66 Peter Scolari–62 Louis Szekely("CK")–50 William Joshua Hopkins–47 Benjamin McKenzie Schenkkan–39 Jennifer Hudson–36 Alfie Allen–31 ; 1958 – Jack Kilby demonstrates the first integrated circuit

September 11

Happy Birthday RIP Herbert Lom(Schluderpacheru 1917–2012) ; Henry Earl Holliman–89 Brian De Palma–77 Amy Madigan–67 Roxann Dawson(Caballero)–59 John Hawkes(Perkins)–58 Virginia Madsen–56 Christina "Kristy" McNichol–55 Richard "Moby" Hall–52 Joseph Harry Connick Jr.–50 Christopher "Ludacris" Bridges–40 ; 2001 – Al Qaida suicide hijackers crashed two jet airliners into the World Trade Center in New York City causing both 110-story twin towers to collapse killing nearly 3,000 people. #NeverForget

Saturday, September 09, 2017

September 9

Happy Birthday RIP Otis Redding, Jr(1941–1967) Clifford Robertson III(1923–2011) ; Chaim Topol–82 Joseph Theismann–68 Thomas Wopat–66 Hugh Grant–57 Adam Sandler–51 Goran Višnjić–45 Michael Bublé–42 ; 1791 – Washington, D.C., the capital of the United States, is named after President George Washington ; 1839 – John Herschel takes the first glass plate photograph ; 1926 – The National Broadcasting Co. (NBC) was created as a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA)