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The Big Datebook for August 14

Last Updated 09-17-2020

🎵Lee Adams -- is 96 in the year 2020 and 97 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1924
Composer, Lyricist
Misc: composer for the stage: All American, Golden Boy, It's a Bird...It's a Plane...It's Superman, The Littlest Revue, Shoestring '57
Song Titles: Bye Bye Birdie

✍🎭Lina Wertmuller -- is 92 in the year 2020 and 93 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1928
Screenwriter, Movie Director, Italian
Names/Places: RN:Arcangela Felice Assunta Wertmuller von Elgg

✍📰Frederic Raphael -- is 89 in the year 2020 and 90 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1931
Novelist, Screen/Scriptwriter, Journalist, Biographer, British
Movie Titles: Eyes Wide Shut, Darling, Two for the Road, Far from the Madding Crowd

🏆Gary Milburn Tobain -- is 85 in the year 2020 and 86 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1935 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Diver, Olympic Athlete, American

🏆🏌🏈John Brodie -- is 85 in the year 2020 and 86 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1935
Hall of Famer, Golfer, Football Announcer, NFL Quarterback
Misc: 31,548 career yards
Sports Teams: San Francisco 49ers (1957-1973)

🏆🎳Bob Hart -- is 83 in the year 2020 and 84 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1937
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🎵Dash Crofts -- is 80 in the year 2020 and 81 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1940
Drummer, Guitarist, Keyboardist, Mandolin, Pop Singer
Names/Places: b. in Cisco, TX
Misc: some say b. in 1943
Group Names: Seals & Crofts
TV Shows: Paper Chase (theme co-singer)

🎭🎵🎸David Crosby -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1941
Hall of Famer, TV Actor, Songwriter, Guitarist, Classic Rock Singer
Names/Places: MN:Van Courtlandt; b. in Los Angeles
Group Names: The Byrds (co-founder), Crosby Stills Nash and Young, soloist
TV Shows: John Larroquette Show (as Chester the biker)

🎵Connie Smith -- is 79 in the year 2020 and 80 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1941
Hall of Famer, Songwriter, Pianist, Country Singer/Guitarist

🎵Brent Maher -- is 78 in the year 2020 and 79 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1942
Music Producer

🎵🎸Gil Bridges -- is 78 in the year 2020 and 79 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1942
Flautist, Percussionist, Saxophonist, Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Rare Earth

🏆🏁🏇Robyn Smith -- is 76 in the year 2020 and 77 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1944
Jockey
Names/Places: Fred Astaire's wife; LN:Astaire

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🎨✍🎭Wim Wenders -- is 75 in the year 2020 and 76 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1945
Photographer, Author, Playwright, Producer/Director, German

✍🎭Cheryl Waltz -- is 75 in the year 2020 and 76 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1945
Author, Movie Producer

✍⛪🎭🎵Steve (Comedian) Martin -- is 75 in the year 2020 and 76 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1945
Comedy Writer, Protestant, TV/Movie Actor, Comedian, Banjoist
Names/Places: b. in Waco, Texas; Victoria Tennant's husband
Misc: Late 70's EXCUUUUSE ME! comedian; 1970s TV variety, frequent Saturday Night Live, Late Show and Tonight Show guest
Movie Titles: Roxanne, The Jerk, Parenthood, Man with Two Brains, Little Shop of Horrors, Pennies From Heaven, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, Lonely Guy, All of Me, Trains Boats & Planes, Three Amigos, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, L.A. Story, Father of the Bride I and II, Housesitter, Leap of Faith, Simple Twist of Fate, Sgt. Bilko, The Out of Towners, Bowfinger, Bringing Down the House, Looney Tunes Back in Action, Cheaper By The Dozen (and its sequels), Shopgirl, The Pink Panther (2006, 2009)

🏆🏌Joyce Kazmierski -- is 75 in the year 2020 and 76 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1945
Golfer

🎭Susan Saint James -- is 74 in the year 2020 and 75 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1946
TV/Movie Actress
Names/Places: RN:Susan Miller; b. in Long Beach
TV Shows: The Name of the Game (as Peggy Maxwell), McMillan & Wife (as Sally McMillan), Kate & Allie (as Kate McArdle)
Movie Titles: Love at First Bite

🎭🎵Antonio Fargas -- is 74 in the year 2020 and 75 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1946
Actor, Composer
TV Shows: Starsky & Hutch (as Huggy Bear), Everybody Hates Chris (as Doc)
Movie Titles: Foxy Brown, I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

🎵Larry Graham Jr. -- is 74 in the year 2020 and 75 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1946
Hall of Famer, Music Producer, Songwriter, Bassist, Drummer, Harmonicaist, Keyboardist, Saxophonist, Soul Singer
Group Names: Sly & the Family Stone, Graham Central Station, soloist

Danielle Steele -- is 73 in the year 2020 and 74 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1947
Novelist
Names/Places: b. in New York City

🎵George Newsome -- is 73 in the year 2020 and 74 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1947
Adult-Pop Drummer, British
Group Names: Climax Blues Band

🎵Maddy Prior -- is 73 in the year 2020 and 74 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1947
Folk Singer, English
Group Names: Steeleye Span

🏆🎳Mark C. Jensen -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1948
Hall of Famer, Bowler

🎵🎸Bruce Thomas -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1948
Hall of Famer, New Wave Bassist
Group Names: Elvis Costello and the Attractions

🎵Terry Adams -- is 72 in the year 2020 and 73 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1948
Composer, Singer, Pianist
Group Names: NRBQ

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🎨Gary Larson -- is 70 in the year 2020 and 71 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1950
Comic Strip Cartoonist
Names/Places: b. in Tacoma, WA
Book Titles: The Far Side

🎭🎮Carl Lumbly -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1951
TV/Movie Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Video Game Voice Actor
TV Shows: Cagney and Lacey (as Mark Petrie), Going to Extremes (as Dr. Michael Norris), M.A.N.T.I.S. (as Miles Hawkins), Alias (as SD-6 / CIA Agent Marcus R. Dixon), Justice League
Movie Titles: Men of Honor
Video Games: Diablo (series), Injustice (series), Bioshock (series)

🏆🏈Warren Capone -- is 69 in the year 2020 and 70 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1951
NFL Linebacker
Misc: Super Bowl X
Sports Teams: Dallas Cowboys

🏆🏁🏊Deborah Meyer -- is 68 in the year 2020 and 69 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1952 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, American
Names/Places: RN: Deborah Elizabeth Meyer, aka Deborah Weber
Misc: the first swimmer to win 3 individual gold medals at one Olympics; won 200-,400-,& 800m freestyle events

🏆🏁Rusty Wallace -- is 64 in the year 2020 and 65 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1956
Hall of Famer, Sports Commentator, Auto Racer
Misc: NASCAR, USAC, NASCAR commentator

🎵Sharon Bryant -- is 64 in the year 2020 and 65 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1956
Songwriter, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: Atlantic Starr, soloist

🎭Jackée -- is 63 in the year 2020 and 64 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1957
Actress, Director
Names/Places: LN:Harry; b. in Winston-Salem, NC
Misc: pron:Jack-kay
TV Shows: Another World (as hooker Lily Mason), 227 (as Sandra Clark), Royal Family (as aunt Ruth Coco), Designing Women (as Vanessa Chamberlain), Sister Sister (as Lisa Landry), The First Family (as Pauletta)
Movie Titles: Ladybugs

🏆🥊Bobby Eaton -- is 62 in the year 2020 and 63 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1958 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Wrestler, American
Names/Places: RN: Robert Lee Eaton

🎭Marcia Gay Harden -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1959
Actress
TV Shows: Trophy Wife, Code Black (as Dr. Leanne Rorish)
Movie Titles: Into the Wold, The Mist, Flubber, Miller's Crossing, The Spitfire Girls, The First Wives Club, Mystic River, Welcome to Mooseport, American Dreamz

📰🎭🏆🏀"Magic" Johnson -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1959
Hall of Famer, Commentator, TV Talk Show Host, NBA Coach, NBA Guard, Olympic Athlete
Names/Places: b. in East Lansing, MI; RFN:Earvin Jr.
Misc: NBA lifetime playoff record for most assists (1,800), career 9,921; The Dream Team 1992; led Michigan St. to NCAA title in 1979 and was tourney MVP; retired on Nov. 7, 1991, stating he was HIV-positive for AIDS; returned to score 25 points in 1992 NBA All-Star game and win second MVP award; U.S. Olympic Dream Team member in '92; announced NBA comeback then retired again before start of 1992-93 season; named head coach of Lakers on Mar. 23, 1994; won first game, 110-101, over Milwaukee at sold-out LA Forum, but finished season at 5-11 and quit; later named minority owner of team; NCAA Champion (Michigan State, 1979); NCAA Tournament MOP (1979); 5x NBA Champion for the Lakers (1980,1982,1985,1987,1988); 3x NBA Finals MVP (1980, 1982, 1987); 3x NBA MVP (1987,1989,1990); 9x All-NBA First Team; Member of the "Dream Team" inducted as a unit in 2010; 50 Greatest Players in NBA History (1996); Lakers #32 retired, Michigan State #33 retired
Sports Teams: Michigan State (1977-1979), Los Angeles Lakers (1979-1991, 1996, and as coach 1994)

🏆🏀Frank Brickowski -- is 61 in the year 2020 and 62 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1959
NBA Center, NBA Forward

🏆🏀Fred Roberts -- is 60 in the year 2020 and 61 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1960
NBA Forward

🎭🎵Sarah Brightman -- is 60 in the year 2020 and 61 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1960
Actress, Producer, Singer, Soprano, English
Misc: stage: Phantom Of The Opera

🎨🎭Susan Olsen -- is 59 in the year 2020 and 60 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1961
Artist, Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer
Misc: former KLSX talk show hostess
TV Shows: The Brady Bunch (as Cindy Brady, also in The Brady Bunch Variety Hour and The Bradys), The Brady Kids (as Cindy), Child of the '70s (as Nickel Laundry)
Movie Titles: Zombo, The Brady Bunch Movie (1995, not as Cindy), A Halloween Puppy

🏆⚾Mark Gubicza -- is 58 in the year 2020 and 59 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1962
MLB Pitcher

🎭David Aaron Baker -- is 57 in the year 2020 and 58 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1963
Actor
Movie Titles: The Hoax, Edge of Darkness, Kissing Jessica Stein

🎭Leanna Fox -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1964
XXX-rated actress

🎨🎭Cristi Conaway -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1964 N.S.
Fashion Designer, Actress
Movie Titles: Batman Returns, Husbands and Wives, Joe Somebody, Attack of the 50 Ft. Woman

🏆🏈Neal Anderson -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1964
NFL Runningback, College Football Player
Sports Teams: Chicago Bears
TV Shows: in the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame

🎭🎵Keith Howland -- is 56 in the year 2020 and 57 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1964
Actor, Composer, Singer/Guitarist, Rock-Pop Performer
Group Names: Chicago

🎭Emmanuelle Béart -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1965 N.S.
Actress, French
Misc: PRON:Bay-AHR
Movie Titles: Mission: Impossible, 8 Women

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🏆Lynette Falls -- is 55 in the year 2020 and 56 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1965
Beauty Pagent Winner
Misc: Miss N.J.-America 1991

🎭David Hallyday -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1966
Movie Actor, French
Movie Titles: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, He's My Girl

🎭🏆Halle Berry -- is 54 in the year 2020 and 55 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1966
TV/Movie Actress, Beauty Pagent Winner
Names/Places: David Justice's wife
Misc: Miss World USA (1986); in the 9-17-02 issue of Star, they state that she was born in 1966 and not 1968
TV Shows: Knot's Landing (as Debbie)
Movie Titles: Queen, Boomerang, Flintstones, Why Do Fools Fall in Love, Sword Fish, Die Another Day, X2: X-Men United, Catwoman, Robots, X-Men: The Last Stand, Things We Lost in the Fire

🎭Ben Bass -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1968 N.S.
Actor
TV Shows: Beggars and Choosers, Rookie Blue (as Sam Swarek)
Movie Titles: The 6th Day, Bride of Chucky

🎭Catherine Bell -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1968
Actress, Producer, English
TV Shows: JAG (as Maj. Sarah "Mac" MacKenzie), Army Wives (as Denise Sherwood), The Good Witch (as Cassie Nightingale)
Movie Titles: Bruce Almighty

🎭🏆Jennifer Flavin -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1968
Actress, Model
Movie Titles: Inferno: The Making of The Expendables, Rocky V, Hollywood Women

🎵Cody McCarver -- is 52 in the year 2020 and 53 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1968 N.S.
Country Musician
Group Names: Confederate Railroad

🎵🎸Chris Pérez -- is 51 in the year 2020 and 52 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1969 N.S.
Rock Guitarist, Heavy Metal Guitarst
Names/Places: widower of Tejano singer Selena
Misc: Latin Musician
Group Names: Selena y Los Dinos, The Chris Perez Band

🎵🎸Kevin Cadogan -- is 50 in the year 2020 and 51 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1970
Music Producer, Songwriter, Modern Rock Singer/Guitarist
Group Names: Third Eye Blind

🎭Rhonda Ross Kendrick -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1971
Actress
Names/Places: Diana Ross & Berry Gordy's daughter; RN:Rhonda Suzanne Silberstein; aka Rhonda Ross, Rhonda Suzanne Gordy
TV Shows: Another World (as Toni Burrell)

🎭Scott Michael Campbell -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1971
Actor, Producer
TV Shows: Christy (as Lundy Taylor), ER (as EMT Riley Brown)
Movie Titles: Brokeback Mountain, Push, Flight of the Phoenix, Hart's War

🏆🏈Adam Timmerman -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1971
NFL Guard

🏆🏈James Folston -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1971
NFL Linebacker

🏆🏈Sean Hill -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1971
NFL Player

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🏆🏈Stan White -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1971
NFL Player

🏆⚾Mark Loretta -- is 49 in the year 2020 and 50 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1971
MLB Player

🎭Lalanya Masters -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1972
Actress
TV Shows: Barbershop (as Veronica)
Movie Titles: Sarang Song, World Trade Center, The Player's Club, G

🎭Yoo Jae-Suk -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1972 N.S.
Comedian, TV Host, South Korean
TV Shows: Running Man (host)

🏆🏈Evan Pilgrim -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1972
NFL Guard

🏆🏀Ed O'Bannon -- is 48 in the year 2020 and 49 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1972
NBA Player, College Basketball Player
Misc: in the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame; UCLA #31 retired
Sports Teams: University California Los Angeles

David Caracciolo Jr. -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1973
Relative
Names/Places: step-brother

🎭Paddy McGuinness -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1973 N.S.
Comedian, TV Host, English
TV Shows: Take Me Out (host)

🏆🏈Mike Mamula -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1973
NFL Linebacker, NFL Defensive End

🏆🏈Wayne Chrebet -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1973
NFL Wide Receiver
Sports Teams: New York Jets

🏆🏁🏊Kieren John Perkins -- is 47 in the year 2020 and 48 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1973 N.S.
Hall of Famer, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Australian

🎭Christopher Gorham -- is 46 in the year 2020 and 47 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1974
Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor, Director
TV Shows: Popular (as Harrison John), Jake 2.0 (as Jake Foley), Medical Investigation (as Dr. Miles McCabe), Covert Affairs (as Auggie Anderson)
Movie Titles: Justice League: War, The Other Side of Heaven

🎭Shawn Batten -- is 45 in the year 2020 and 46 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1975
Actress
Names/Places: RFN:Susan
Misc: not to be confused with Susan Batten formerly of One Life to Live
TV Shows: Spyder Games (as Natalia Carlisle)
Movie Titles: Quiz Show, Delinquent

🏆🏈Greg Ellis -- is 45 in the year 2020 and 46 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1975
NFL Player

🏆🏈Mike Vrabel -- is 45 in the year 2020 and 46 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1975
NFL Coach, NFL Linebacker

🏆⚾Scott Stewart -- is 45 in the year 2020 and 46 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1975
MLB Pitcher

🏆🏈Roy L. Williams -- is 40 in the year 2020 and 41 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1980
NFL Player

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🎭Spencer Pratt -- is 37 in the year 2020 and 38 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1983
Producer/Director, Personality

🎭Lamorne Morris -- is 37 in the year 2020 and 38 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1983
Actor, Comedian, Producer
TV Shows: New Girl (as Winston Bishop)
Movie Titles: Barbershop: The Next Cut

🎭🎮Mila Kunis -- is 37 in the year 2020 and 38 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1983
Actress, Cartoon Voice Actress, Producer, Video Game Voice Actress, Ukrainian
Names/Places: Pron: MEE'-luh KOO'-nihs; RN:Milena Markovna Kunis
TV Shows: Nick Freno: Licensed Teacher, That 70's Show (as Jackie Burkhardt), Family Guy (as Meg Griffin), Robot Chicken
Movie Titles: Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Max Payne, Friends With Benefits, Ted, Theodora, Oz The Great and Powerful, Black Swan, Bad Moms
Video Games: Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff

🏆🏒Shea Weber -- is 35 in the year 2020 and 36 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1985 N.S.
NHL Defensive, Canadian

Ashleigh Marie Davidson -- is 34 in the year 2020 and 35 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1986
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: John & Rhonda Davidson's daughter

🎭James Buckley -- is 33 in the year 2020 and 34 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1987 N.S.
Actor, Comedian, English
TV Shows: The Inbetweeners (as Jay Cartwright)

🏆🏈Tim Tebow -- is 33 in the year 2020 and 34 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1987
NFL Quarterback, College Football Player, Phillipean
Misc: Heisman Trophy (2007), Jimmy Fallon made fun of him with his song "Tebowie".
Sports Teams: University of Florida

🏆⚾David Peralta -- is 33 in the year 2020 and 34 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1987 N.S.
MLB Outfielder, Venezuelan
Misc: Gold Glove 2019

🎭🏆Jaclyn Swedberg -- is 30 in the year 2020 and 31 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1990
Actress, Playmate
Misc: April 2011; Playboy Playmate of the Year 2012

Jenny Rose Orlando -- is 29 in the year 2020 and 30 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1991
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Francine & Tony's daughter
Misc: b. Aug 15?

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Sara Jane Rogers -- is 28 in the year 2020 and 29 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1992
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Teresa Parkinson & Tristan's daughter

🎭Brianna Ilderbrand -- is 24 in the year 2020 and 25 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1996 N.S.
Actress

Grace Guillod -- is 21 in the year 2020 and 22 in the year 2021; b.8/14/1999
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Holly Gagnier and David's daughter

Mila Roselena James -- is 18 in the year 2020 and 19 in the year 2021; b.8/14/2002
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Alicia Coppola and Anthony Michael James' daughter

🎭🎵Marsai Martin -- is 16 in the year 2020 and 17 in the year 2021; b.8/14/2004 N.S.
Actress, Singer
TV Shows: black-ish

Rose Dorothy Dauriac -- is 6 in the year 2020 and 7 in the year 2021; b.8/14/2014
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Scarlett Johansson and Romain's daughter
Misc: August 14 seems to be the correct date but various sources give b. Aug 19, Aug 30, and Sep 4

Giovanna Jovanovic -- is 1 in the year 2020 and 2 in the year 2021; b.8/14/2019 N.S.
Celebrity Daughter
Names/Places: Daphne Oz and John's daughter

🎖Thomas Sumter -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1734 N.S. d.6/1/1832 N.S. (97)
Revolutionary, General
Misc: leadership of troops against British forces in North and South Carolina, where he earned the sobriquet of "Carolina Gamecock."

Pope Pius VII -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1742 N.S. d.8/20/1823 N.S. (81)
Religious Leader, Italian
Misc: [Luigi B Chiaramonti], Pope (1800-23)

William Darby -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1775 d.10/9/1854 (79)
Geographer

Hans Christian Oersted -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1777 d.3/9/1851 (73)
Chemist, Physicist, Danish (Denmark)
Misc: discovered that electric currents create magnetic fields.

🏆🥊Thomas "Tom" King -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1835 N.S. d.10/3/1888 N.S. (53)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, English
Names/Places: NN:The Fighting Sailor

Richard Von Krafft-Ebing -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1840 d.12/22/1902 (62)
Psychologist, German

🏆Doc Holliday -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1851 d.11/8/1887 (36)
Gunslinger
Misc: an American gambler, gunfighter, and dentist of the American Old West

✍⚛Ernest Thompson Seton -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1860 d.10/23/1946 (86)
Author, Naturalist, British, Canadian
Misc: founded Boy Scouts of America

Ernest Lawrence Thayer -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1863 d.8/21/1940 (77)
Writer, Poet
Book Titles: Casey At The Bat (1888)

John Galsworthy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1867 d.1/31/1933 (65)
Novelist, Dramatist/Playwright, English
Misc: Nobel Prize-winning author [1932]
Book Titles: The Forsythe Saga

🎵Florrie Forde -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1876 d.4/18/1940 (63)
Singer, Australian

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🏆🎾Fred Alexander -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1880 d.3/3/1969 (88)
Hall of Famer, Tennis Player

✍🎭Francis Ford -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1881 d.9/5/1953 (72)
Writer, Actor, Director

✍⚛Ernest Everett Just -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1883 d.10/27/1941 (58)
Author, Biologist
Misc: pioneered cell division

🎭Robert Woolsey -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1889 d.10/31/1938 (49)
Stage Actor, Comedian
Misc: Half of the (Bert) Wheeler & Woolsey slapstick comedy team of 20-30s

🎭Carl Benton Reid -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1893 d.3/15/1973 (79)
Actor
Misc: some say b. 1890
TV Shows: Burke's Law (as the man)

💰Bricktop -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1894 d.2/1/1984 (89)
Businessperson, Restaurateur

🎭Joseph Calleia -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1897 N.S. d.10/31/1975 N.S. (78)
Actor
Movie Titles: Jungle Book, Gilda, Touch Of Evil

Dexter Bullard -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1898 d.10/1/1981 (83)
Psychiatrist

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📰⚖Sir Isaac James Pitman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1901 d.9/1/1985 (84)
Publisher, Politician, Educator, English
Misc: phoentic speller, the original Phonics addiction junkie

🎭John Ringling North -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1903 d.6/4/1985 (81)
Director
Misc: circus owner & director

🎭Millard Mitchell -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1903 d.10/13/1953 (50)
Actor, Cuban
Movie Titles: 12 O'Clock High, Gunfighter

🎨Horst P. Horst -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1906 d.11/18/1999 (93)
Photographer
Misc: A Horst is a Horst, of corst, of corst...

🎭Dorothy McHugh -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1907 d.7/19/1995 (87)
Actress
Misc: ex-Ziegfield Follies burlesque dancer; Mrs Fletcher "I've Fallen and I Can't Get Up" woman in the ads that made a national success of a medical calling device and spawned countless spoofs

🏆🏒Hubert Milton J. Nelson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1907 N.S. d.5/??/1981 N.S. (0)
Hall of Famer, Hockey Player
Sports Teams: Minneapolis Millers, St. Louis Flyers

🎭E. J. André -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1908 N.S. d.9/6/1984 N.S. (76)
TV Actor
TV Shows: Dallas (as Eugene Bullock)

🎭Ed Herlihy -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1909 N.S. d.1/30/1999 N.S. (89)
Announcer
TV Shows: Kraft Music Hall, Kraft Music Theater

🏆Fred Davis -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1913 d.4/16/1998 (84)
Sports Figure, English
Misc: world champ snooker player (1948-49, 51)

🏆⚾Daffy Dean -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1913 d.3/17/1981 O.S. (67)
MLB Pitcher
Names/Places: Dizzy's brother
Sports Teams: St. Louis Cardinals

🏆🥊Walter Joseph "Wally" Karbo -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1915 N.S. d.3/23/1993 N.S. (77)
Hall of Famer, Wrestling Figure
Misc: was a professional wrestling promoter and co-founder of the American Wrestling Association with Verne Gagne

🎨Max Klein -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1915 d.5/20/1993 (77)
Painter
Misc: paint-by-numbers inventor

🏆🏈Wellington Mara -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1916 d.10/25/2005 (89)
Hall of Famer, NFL Executive
Misc: one of the co-owners of the NFL's New York Giants from 1959 until his death.

🏆🏈🏀Marty Glickman -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1917 d.1/3/2001 (83)
Hall of Famer, Football Announcer, Basketball Announcer, Track and Field
Sports Teams: New York Knicks (announcer), New York Giants (announcer), New York Jets (announcer)

Richard Darwin Keynes -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1919 d.6/12/2010 (90)
Physiologist, British
Misc: first to trace the movements of sodium and potassium during the transmission of a nerve impulse by using radioactive sodium and potassium.

📰Charles Bartlett -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1921 d.2/17/2017 N.S. (95)
Journalist

🎵Georges Pretre -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1924 d.1/4/2017 N.S. (92)
Conductor, French
Misc: was instrumental in Maria Callas's singing career; conducted The New York Metropolitan Opera

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✍📰🎭Russell Baker -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1925 N.S. d.1/21/2019 N.S. (93)
Author, Humorist, Journalist, Columnist, TV Host
Names/Places: b. in Loudoun County, Va.
Book Titles: Growing Up
TV Shows: Masterpiece Theater (host)

🎭Alice Ghostley -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1926 d.9/21/2007 (81)
TV/Movie/Stage Actress, Comedienne
Names/Places: b. in Eve, MO
TV Shows: Jackie Gleason Show (as Agnes), Jonathan Winters Show, Bewitched (as Esmerelda), Mayberry RFD (as Alice), Temperatures Rising (as Edwina), Designing Women (as Bernice Clifton), Passions (as Matilda)

Alice Adams -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1926 d.5/27/1999 (72)
Writer

🎵🎷Buddy Greco -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1926 d.1/10/2017 N.S. (90)
Arranger, Composer, Pianist, Jazz Singer
Names/Places: b. in Philadelphia; RFN:Armando
Song Titles: The Lady is a Tramp

🎭David Holt -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1927 d.11/15/2003 (76)
Movie Actor

✍🎭🎵Thomas Meehan -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1929 d.8/22/2017 N.S. (88)
Screenwriter, Producer, Librettist
Arts Titles: PL: Annie, The Producers, Hairspray

🏆🥊Dick Tiger -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1929 d.12/14/1971 (42)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, Nigeran
Misc: world champion middleweight boxer [1962-63, 1964], lightweight champion [1965-68]

Dr. Gene Scott -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1929 d.2/21/2005 (75)
Religionist, Teacher
Misc: an American pastor and teacher who served for almost 50 years as an ordained minister and religious broadcaster in Los Angeles, California.

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✍🏆⚾Earl Weaver -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1930 d.1/19/2013 (82)
Hall of Famer, Author, Baseball Announcer, MLB Manager
Sports Teams: Baltimore Orioles (coach, 1967), Baltimore Orioles (manager, 1968-1982, 1985-1986)
TV Shows: Monday Night Baseball (1980s)

🎵🎷Eddie Costa -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1930 d.7/28/1962 (31)
Vibes, Jazz Pianist

🎭🏆Betty Blue -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1931 N.S. d.8/23/2000 N.S. (69)
Actress, Model, Playmate
Misc: November 1956

🎵Terry Evans -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1937 N.S. d.1/20/2018 N.S. (80)
Songwriter, Guitarist, Blues Singer, Rhythm and Blues Singer, Soul Singer
Misc: worked with many musicians including Ry Cooder, Bobby King, John Fogerty, Eric Clapton, Joan Armatrading, John Lee Hooker, Boz Scaggs, Maria Muldaur and Hans Theessink

Tom Eyen -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1940 d.5/26/1991 (50)
Dramatist/Playwright
Misc: Dreamgirls creator

🎵Son Seals -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1942 d.12/20/2004 (62)
Hall of Famer, Singer/Guitarist, Drummer, Blues Performer
Names/Places: RFN: Frank

Mitch Snyder -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1943 d.7/6/1990 (46)
Political Activist
Names/Places: NN: The Voice of the Homeless; d. suicide

🎭Brenda Benet -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1945 d.4/7/1982 (36)
Soap Actress
Names/Places: Bill Bixby's wife
TV Shows: Days of Our Lives

🎭David Schramm -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1946 N.S. d.3/28/2020 N.S. (73)
TV/Movie Actor
Misc: retired from acting in 1998
TV Shows: Wings (as Roy Biggins)
Movie Titles: Johnny Handsome, Let It Ride, A Shock to the System

🎵James Horner -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1953 d.6/22/2015 (61)
Composer
Movie Titles: Titanic (composer)

🏆⚾Mark "The Bird" Fidrych -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1954 d.4/13/2009 (54)
MLB Pitcher

🏆🥊Gino Hernandez -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1957 d.1/30/1986 (28)
Wrestler

🎵Wayne Brathwaite -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1959 d.12/15/1991 (32)
Music Producer, Bassist
Group Names: Rockitt (Herbie Hancock's band)

🏆🏈Broderick Thompson -- Birth Anniversary -- b.8/14/1960 d.2/4/2002 N.S. (41)
NFL Guard, NFL Tackle, USFL Figure

Pope Pius II -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/18/1405 J-LD d.8/14/1464 J-LD (58)
Religious Leader, Italian
Misc: 1458-64

George Colman -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/18/1732 N.S. d.8/14/1794 N.S. (62)
Dramatist/Playwright, Italian
Names/Places: The Elder

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Margaret Smith Taylor -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/21/1788 N.S. d.8/14/1852 N.S. (63)
First Lady
Names/Places: Zachary's wife

Edmond Laguerre -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/9/1834 d.8/14/1866 (32)
Mathematician, French
Misc: Geometry founder

🎖David Glasgow Farragut -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/5/1801 d.8/14/1870 (69)
Hall of Famer, Naval Officer
Names/Places: b. in Knoxville, TN
Misc: Civil War Hero; Said "Damn the Torpedoes!"

💰Charles S. Crocker -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/16/1822 d.8/14/1888 (65)
Financier
Misc: railroad builder; Pres of Central & South Pacific Railroad

Michael Joseph McGivney -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/12/1852 d.8/14/1890 (38)
Clergyman
Misc: founded Knights of Columbus

Sarah Childress Polk -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/4/1803 N.S. d.8/14/1891 N.S. (87)
First Lady
Names/Places: James' wife

Herman McNeile -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/28/1888 d.8/14/1937 (48)
Author, British
Misc: created English detective Bull-Dog Drummond

🏆⚾Joe Kelley -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/9/1871 d.8/14/1943 (71)
Hall of Famer, MLB Left Fielder
Sports Teams: Boston Beaneaters (1891), Pittsburgh Pirates (1892), Baltimore Orioles (NL, 1892-1898), Brooklyn Superbas (1899-1901), Baltimore Orioles (AL, 1902), Cincinnati Reds (1902-1906), Boston Doves (1908), Cincinnati Reds (manager, 1902-1905), Boston Doves (manager, 1908)

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🏆🎳John Koster -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/21/1872 d.8/14/1945 (73)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Misc: the first to win four ABC Tournament titles.

📰William Randolph Hearst Sr. -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/29/1863 d.8/14/1951 (88)
Journalist, Publisher, Editor
Names/Places: b. in San Francisco; a twin; d. in Beverly Hills
Misc: newspaper publisher (SF Examiner/Seattle P-I)

Hugo Eckener -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/10/1868 d.8/14/1954 (86)
Pioneer, German
Misc: Dirigible expert; Zeppelin commander

✍🎭🎵Bertolt Brecht -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/10/1898 d.8/14/1956 (58)
Dramatist/Playwright, Poet, Stage Director, Lyricist, German
Misc: Threepenny Opera

Gladys L. Presley -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/25/1912 d.8/14/1958 (46)
Celebrity Relative
Names/Places: Elvis Presley's mother
Misc: mother's name blotted out on birth certificate

🎵"Big Bill" Broonzy -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/26/1893 d.8/14/1958 (65)
Hall of Famer, Blues Singer/Guitarist, Country Singer/Guitarist
Misc: some say b. 1898

Frédéric Joliot-Curie -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/19/1900 d.8/14/1958 (58)
Physicist, French
Names/Places: Irene's husband
Misc: Nobel 1935

🏆⚾Fred Clifford Clarke -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/3/1872 d.8/14/1960 (87)
Hall of Famer, MLB Manager, MLB Left Fielder
Sports Teams: Louisville Colonels (1894-1899), Pittsburg/Pittsburgh Pirates (1900-1911, 1913-1915), Louisville Colonels (manager, 1897-1899), Pittsburg/Pittsburgh Pirates (manager, 1900-1915)

🏆🎳Ebber "Sarge" Easter -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/20/1882 N.S. d.8/14/1961 N.S. (78)
Hall of Famer, Bowler

✍🎭Clifford Odets -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/18/1906 d.8/14/1963 (57)
Dramatist/Playwright, Screen/Scriptwriter, Stage Actor, Director

🎵🎸Johnny Burnette -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/25/1934 d.8/14/1964 (30)
Songwriter, Rock & Roll Singer
Names/Places: b. in Memphis, TN; Dorsey's brother

🎵Charles Fizer -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/6/1940 d.8/14/1965 (25)
Tenor, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Misc: Doo-Wop style
Group Names: The Olympics

🏆🏈Frederick Wayman "Duke" Slater -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/9/1898 N.S. d.8/14/1966 N.S. (67)
Hall of Famer, Football Player
Sports Teams: Milwaukee Badgers, Rock Island Independents, Chicago Cardinals

🏆🥊Marcel Thil -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/25/1914 d.8/14/1968 (54)
Hall of Famer, Boxer, French

Leonard S. Woolf -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/25/1880 N.S. d.8/14/1969 N.S. (88)
Author, English
Names/Places: Virginia's hubby

✍🎭🎵Oscar Levant -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/27/1906 d.8/14/1972 (65)
Humorist, Movie Actor, Comedian, Composer, Pianist
Names/Places: b. in Pittsburgh
Movie Titles: An American In Paris

🏆🏁Bobby Isaac -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/1/1932 d.8/14/1977 (45)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer
Misc: a NASCAR Grand National champion and a land speed record breaker

✍🎭🎵Victor Sylvester -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/25/1900 d.8/14/1978 (78)
Author, Dancer, Composer, Musician, Bandleader, English

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🎵🎷Joe Venuti -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/16/1903 d.8/14/1978 (74)
Violinist, Jazz Musician, Italian
Misc: some say b. 1900; his single Stop! Look! Listen! was the first #1 hit single on Billboard magazine's first pop singles chart 1-4-36; born possibly on Sep 16, 1903.
Song Titles: Stop! Look! Listen!

🎭🏆Dorothy Stratten -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/28/1960 d.8/14/1980 (22)
Actress, Model, Playmate, Canadian
Names/Places: RLN:Hoogstratten
Misc: August 1979, Playboy Playmate of the Year 1980; murdered by boyfriend Paul Snider

💰Joseph Curran -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/1/1906 d.8/14/1981 (75)
Leader
Misc: labor leader

🎵Karl August Leopold Boehm -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/28/1894 d.8/14/1981 (86)
Conductor, Austrian
Names/Places: aka Karl Bohm

🎭Patrick Magee -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/31/1922 d.8/14/1982 (60)
Movie/Stage Actor, Director, Irish
Names/Places: RN:Barry London
Movie Titles: King Lear, A Clockwork Orange

🎭Edgar Rosenberg -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/21/1925 d.8/14/1987 (61)
TV Producer
Names/Places: Joan River's hubby

🏆🏁Enzo Ferrari -- Death Anniversary -- b.2/20/1898 d.8/14/1988 (90)
Hall of Famer, Auto Racer, Italian
Misc: Auto maker; founder of Ferrari, Italy's greatest sports car builder; b. Feb 18?

📰John Sweet -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/21/1907 N.S. d.8/14/1988 N.S. (81)
Publisher, Canadian
Misc: U.S News & World Report

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🎵🎸Roy Buchanan -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/23/1939 d.8/14/1988 (48)
Songwriter, Singer/Guitarist, Blues-Rock Performer

🎵Chester Zardis -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/27/1900 d.8/14/1990 (90)
Bassist
Misc: performed with New Orleans jazz greats since 20s

✍📰Douglas Kiker -- Death Anniversary -- b.1/7/1930 N.S. d.8/14/1991 N.S. (61)
Novelist, Newsperson, Correspondent, Journalist
Misc: NBC News

🎵Tony Williams -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/15/1928 N.S. d.8/14/1992 N.S. (64)
Hall of Famer, Rhythm and Blues Singer
Group Names: The Platters (original lead)

John J. Sirica -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/19/1904 d.8/14/1992 (88)
Judge/Jurist
Misc: Watergate Judge

🎭Billy Wilson -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/21/1935 d.8/14/1994 (59)
TV Director, Choreographer
TV Shows: Zoom

🏆🏌Labron E. Harris -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/26/1908 N.S. d.8/14/1995 N.S. (86)
Golfer
Misc: golf coach at Oklahoma State University from 1947 to 1973

🎵Eve Boswell -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/11/1922 d.8/14/1998 (76)
Singer, Hungarian

🏆⚾"Pee Wee" Reese -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/23/1918 d.8/14/1999 (81)
Hall of Famer, MLB Shortstop
Names/Places: RFN:Harold Henry
Misc: some say b. 1919
Sports Teams: Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers (1940-1942, 1946-1958)

💰Lane Kirkland -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/12/1922 d.8/14/1999 (77)
Leader
Misc: former AFL-CIO labor union prez

✍🎭Mary K. Wells -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/1/1920 d.8/14/2000 (79)
Screen/Scriptwriter, Soap Actress
TV Shows: Edge of Night, All My Children (as writer)

🎵Walter Benton -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/8/1930 d.8/14/2000 (69)
Tenor-sax

🎭🏆Missy Cleveland -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/25/1959 d.8/14/2001 (41)
Actress, Model, Playmate
Names/Places: RFMN:Amanda Hodges
Misc: April 1979 Playmate

🏆🎳Earl Anthony -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/27/1938 d.8/14/2001 (63)
Hall of Famer, Bowler
Names/Places: b. in Kent, Wash.; NN:The Earl of Bowling
Misc: the winningest in history; 6-time PBA Bowler of Year; 41 career titles; first to earn $100,000 in 1 season (1975); first to earn $1 million in career.

🎭Peter Roger Hunt -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/11/1925 d.8/14/2002 (77)
Movie Director, English
Misc: early James Bond films

🏆🏈Kyle Rote -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/27/1928 d.8/14/2002 (73)
Football Announcer, NFL Runningback
Sports Teams: New York Giants

🎨🎭🎵Larry Rivers -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/17/1923 N.S. d.8/14/2002 N.S. (78)
Cartoonist, Painter, Sculptor, Teacher, Actor, Filmmaker, Musician
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Yitzroch Loiza Grossberg
Misc: pop artist; Washington crossing the Delaware 1953

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Czesław Miłosz -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/30/1911 d.8/14/2004 (93)
Author, Poet, Polish

🎭Bruno Kirby -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/28/1949 d.8/14/2006 (57)
TV/Movie Actor
Names/Places: RFN:Bruce Jr.

🎵Johnny Duncan -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/5/1938 d.8/14/2006 (67)
Songwriter, Country Singer

🎭🏆⚾Phil Rizzuto -- Death Anniversary -- b.9/25/1917 d.8/14/2007 (89)
Hall of Famer, Panelist, Baseball Announcer, MLB Shortstop
Names/Places: b. in New York City; RN:Philip Francis Rizzuto
Misc: AL MVP 1950
Sports Teams: New York Yankees (player 1941-1942, 1946-1956, then sportscaster)
TV Shows: Down You Go (as game show host)

🎭Clement Fowler -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/27/1924 d.8/14/2009 (84)
Actor
TV Shows: Guiding Light (as Mr. Hewitt), Another World (as Martin Callahan)

🏆🏒Ted Kennedy -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/12/1925 d.8/14/2009 (83)
Hall of Famer, NHL Center, Canadian
Sports Teams: Toronto Maple Leafs (possibly 1942-1957)

🎵Gates Nichols -- Death Anniversary -- b.5/26/1944 d.8/14/2009 N.S. (65)
Country Guitarist
Names/Places: FN: Warren
Group Names: Confederate Railroad

🎭Gloria Winters -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/28/1932 d.8/14/2010 (77)
Actress
TV Shows: The Life of Riley (as Babs), Sky King (as Penny)

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🎭🎵🎷Abbey Lincoln -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/6/1930 d.8/14/2010 (80)
Actress, Jazz Singer

🏆⚽John Nanoski -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/23/1918 d.8/14/2011 (93)
Hall of Famer, Soccer Player

🎭Phyllis Thaxter -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/20/1919 d.8/14/2012 (92)
Actress

🎨✍🎭Ron Palillo -- Death Anniversary -- b.4/2/1949 d.8/14/2012 (63)
Illustrator, Children's Author, TV/Stage/Soap Actor, Cartoon Voice Actor
Names/Places: b. in New Haven, CT
Misc: some say b. 1954
TV Shows: Welcome Back Kotter (as Arnold J. Horshack with the Aawwk aawwk aawwk laugh), One Life to Live (as Gary)

🎭Lisa Robin Kelly -- Death Anniversary -- b.3/5/1970 d.8/14/2013 (43)
Actress
TV Shows: That 70's Show (as Laurie Forman)

🎵🎸Allen Lanier -- Death Anniversary -- b.6/25/1946 d.8/14/2013 (67)
Keyboardist, Rhythm Guitarist, Rock & Roll Singer
Group Names: Blue Oyster Cult

🎭🏆Madeleine Collinson -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/22/1952 d.8/14/2014 (62)
Actress, Model, Playmate, British
Misc: October 1970; a twin

🎭Fyvush Finkel -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/9/1922 d.8/14/2016 N.S. (93)
TV/Movie/Stage Actor
Misc: some say b. 1925 or 1923
TV Shows: Picket Fences (as Douglas Wambaugh), Boston Public (as Harvey Lipschultz)

🏆🏈Ron Vander Kelen -- Death Anniversary -- b.11/6/1939 N.S. d.8/14/2016 N.S. (76)
NFL Quarterback, College Football Player
Misc: broke several Rose Bowl records in 1963 (also Rose Bowl MVP); in the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Minnesota Vikings

Robert Adam Yancy -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/??/1977 N.S. d.8/14/2017 N.S. (39)
Celebrity Son
Names/Places: Natalie Cole and Marvin's son

🏆🏈Frank Broyles -- Death Anniversary -- b.12/26/1924 d.8/14/2017 N.S. (92)
Hall of Famer, Sportscaster, NFL Player, College Football Coach, College Football Player
TV Shows: Baylor (1947-1949), Florida (1950), Georgia Tech (1951-1956), Missouri (1957), Arkansas (coach 1958-1976, administrator 1974-2007)

🎭Linda Manz -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/20/1961 N.S. d.8/14/2020 N.S. (58)
Actress
Misc: retired from acting in 1997
Movie Titles: Days of Heaven, The Game, Out of the Blue, The Wanderers

🏆🏈Herbert Vaughn Orvis -- Death Anniversary -- b.10/17/1946 N.S. d.8/14/2020 N.S. (73)
Hall of Famer, NFL Player, College Football Player
Misc: in the College Football Hall of Fame
Sports Teams: University of Colorado, Detroit Lions, Baltimore Colts

🎵Julian Bream -- Death Anniversary -- b.7/15/1933 N.S. d.8/14/2020 N.S. (87)
Guitarist, Classical Performer, English
Misc: Lutenist; Classical style

🎵🎸Pete Way -- Death Anniversary -- b.8/7/1951 d.8/14/2020 N.S. (69)
Rock & Roll Bassist, English
Group Names: UFO

U.S. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1999, 😀 “All Star” by Smash Mouth peaked at number 4

In 1976, 😀 “Don't Touch Me There” by The Tubes peaked at number 61

In 1965, 😀 “I Want Candy” by Strangeloves peaked at number 11

In 1948, 😀 “The Maharajah Of Magador” by Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Featuring Ziggy Talent peaked at number 19

In 1965, “(Say) You're My Girl” by Roy Orbison peaked at number 39

In 1971, “Beginnings” by Chicago peaked at number 7

In 1965, “Don't Just Stand There” by Patty Duke peaked at number 8

In 1971, “Draggin' The Line” by Tommy James And The Shondells peaked at number 4

In 2010, “Free” by Zac Brown Band peaked at number 34

In 1993, “I Don't Wanna Fight” by Tina Turner peaked at number 9

In 2004, “I Go Back” by Kenny Chesney peaked at number 32

In 1965, “I Got You Babe” by Sonny And Cher peaked at number 1

In 2004, “I Like That” by Houston Featuring Chingy, Nate Dogg And I-20 peaked at number 11

In 1982, “I Really Don't Need No Light” by Jeffrey Osborne peaked at number 39

In 1965, “I'm A Fool” by Dino, Desi And Billy peaked at number 17

In 1982, “If The Love Fits Wear It” by Leslie Pearl peaked at number 28

In 1943, “In My Arms” by Dick Haymes And The Song Spinners peaked at number 7

In 1943, “In The Blue Of Evening” by Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Featuring Frank Sinatra peaked at number 1

In 1954, “In The Chapel In The Moonlight” by Kitty Kallen peaked at number 5

In 1982, “Keep The Fire Burnin'” by REO Speedwagon peaked at number 7

In 1982, “Kids In America” by Kim Wilde peaked at number 25

In 1999, “Lesson In Leavin'” by Jo Dee Messina peaked at number 28

In 1976, “Let 'Em In” by Paul McCartney And Wings peaked at number 3

In 1971, “Love The One You're With” by The Isley Brothers peaked at number 18

In 1971, “Moonshadow” by Cat Stevens peaked at number 30

In 1971, “Mr. Big Stuff” by Jean Knight peaked at number 2

In 1965, “One Dyin' And A Buryin'” by Roger Miller peaked at number 34

In 1965, “Pretty Little Baby” by Marvin Gaye peaked at number 25

In 1965, “Ride Your Pony” by Lee Dorsey peaked at number 28

In 1976, “Rock And Roll Music” by The Beach Boys peaked at number 5

In 1982, “Route 101” by Herb Alpert peaked at number 37

In 2010, “Smile” by Uncle Kracker peaked at number 31

In 1976, “Something He Can Feel” by Aretha Franklin peaked at number 28

In 2004, “Southside” by Lloyd peaked at number 24

In 1965, “Take Me Back” by Little Anthony And The Imperials peaked at number 16

In 1999, “Tell Me It's Real” by K-Ci And JoJo peaked at number 2

In 1954, “The Little Shoemaker” by The Gaylords peaked at number 2

In 2010, “There Goes My Baby” by Usher peaked at number 25

In 2004, “Turn Me On” by Kevin Lyttle peaked at number 4

In 1976, “Turn The Beat Around” by Vicki Sue Robinson peaked at number 10

In 1971, “What The World Needs Now Is Love/Abraham, Martin And John” by Tom Clay peaked at number 8

In 1993, “What's Up Doc? (Can We Rock?)” by Fu-Schnickens With Shaquille O'Neal peaked at number 39

In 1993, “What's Up?” by 4 Non Blondes peaked at number 14

In 1993, “Whoot, There It Is” by 95 South peaked at number 11

In 1971, “You've Got A Friend” by Roberta Flack And Donny Hathaway peaked at number 29

In 1982, “Your Imagination” by Daryl Hall And John Oates peaked at number 33

Canada Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1999, 😀 “All Star” by Smash Mouth peaked at number 1

In 1965, “(Say) You're My Girl” by Roy Orbison peaked at number 17

In 1965, “All I Really Want To Do” by The Byrds peaked at number 11

In 1993, “Break It Down Again” by Tears For Fears peaked at number 12

In 1965, “Down In The Boondocks” by Billy Joe Royal peaked at number 1

In 1982, “Eyes Of A Stranger” by The Payola$ peaked at number 4

In 1976, “Got To Get You Into My Life” by The Beatles peaked at number 1

In 1965, “Hard Times With The Law” by The Sparrows peaked at number 13

In 1965, “Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me” by Mel Carter peaked at number 2

In 1993, “I Don't Wanna Fight” by Tina Turner peaked at number 1

In 1999, “I Will Remember You” by Sarah McLachlan peaked at number 5

In 1965, “It's Alright With Me Now” by Barry Allen peaked at number 12

In 2004, “Jesus Walks” by KanYe West peaked at number 9

In 1976, “Let 'Em In” by Paul McCartney And Wings peaked at number 3

In 1976, “Mamma Mia” by ABBA peaked at number 18

In 1971, “Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)” by Marvin Gaye peaked at number 9

In 1993, “Oh Carolina” by Shaggy peaked at number 5

In 1999, “Smile” by Vitamin C Featuring Lady Saw peaked at number 25

In 1971, “Sooner Or Later” by The Grass Roots peaked at number 13

In 1976, “The Boys Are Back In Town” by Thin Lizzy peaked at number 8

In 1965, “Where Are You Now” by Jackie Trent peaked at number 3

In 1971, “You've Got A Friend” by James Taylor peaked at number 2

U.K. Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1982, 😀 “Chalk Dust (The Umpire Strikes Back)” by The Brat peaked at number 19

In 1982, 😀 “My Girl Lollipop” by Bad Manners peaked at number 9

In 1993, 😀 “Outerspace Girl” by The Beloved peaked at number 38

In 1965, “(Say) You're My Girl” by Roy Orbison peaked at number 23

In 1976, “A Fifth Of Beethoven” by Walter Murphy And The Big Apple Band peaked at number 28

In 2004, “All Mapped Out” by Departure peaked at number 30

In 1982, “Bamboo Houses / Bamboo Music” by Sylvian Sakamoto peaked at number 30

In 2010, “Beautiful Monster” by Ne-Yo peaked at number 1

In 1999, “Better Off Alone” by (DJ Jurgen Presents) Alice Deejay peaked at number 2

In 1965, “Catch Us If You Can” by The Dave Clark Five peaked at number 5

In 1993, “Check Yo Self” by Ice Cube Featuring Das EFX peaked at number 36

In 2010, “Choices” by The Hoosiers peaked at number 11

In 1976, “Doctor Kiss-Kiss” by 5000 Volts peaked at number 8

In 1993, “Emergency On Planet Earth” by Jamiroquai peaked at number 32

In 1999, “Feel Good” by Phats And Small peaked at number 7

In 2004, “Get Up Stand Up” by Stellar Project Featuring Brandi Emma peaked at number 14

In 1999, “Guilty Conscience” by Eminem Featuring Dr. Dre peaked at number 5

In 1976, “Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel” by Tavares peaked at number 4

In 1993, “How Long” by Yazz And Aswad peaked at number 31

In 2004, “I Wanna Thank Ya” by Angie Stone Featuring Snoop Dogg peaked at number 31

In 1993, “I'll Sleep When I'm Dead” by Bon Jovi peaked at number 17

In 1993, “If We Were Lovers / Con Los Anos Que Me Quedin” by Gloria Estefan peaked at number 40

In 1965, “In Thoughts Of You” by Billy Fury peaked at number 9

In 1971, “La-La Means I Love You” by Delfonics peaked at number 19

In 1999, “Let Forever Be” by The Chemical Brothers peaked at number 9

In 1965, “Like We Used To Be” by Georgie Fame peaked at number 33

In 1993, “Living On My Own [1993]” by Freddie Mercury peaked at number 1

In 1993, “Looking Up” by Michelle Gayle peaked at number 11

In 1982, “Love Is In Control (Finger On The Trigger)” by Donna Summer peaked at number 18

In 1999, “Makes Me Love You” by Eclipse peaked at number 25

In 2004, “Meant To Live” by Switchfoot peaked at number 29

In 2004, “My Happy Ending” by Avril Lavigne peaked at number 5

In 1976, “Mystery Song” by Status Quo peaked at number 11

In 1999, “Not Over Yet 99” by Planet Perfecto Featuring Grace peaked at number 16

In 1976, “Now Is The Time” by Jimmy James And The Vagabonds peaked at number 5

In 2010, “Oh No” by Marina And The Diamonds peaked at number 38

In 1999, “Rendez-Vu” by Basement Jaxx peaked at number 4

In 1993, “Rockin' To The Music” by Black Box peaked at number 39

In 2004, “Sick And Tired” by Anastacia peaked at number 4

In 1999, “So Long” by Fierce peaked at number 15

In 1999, “So Many Ways” by Ellie Campbell peaked at number 26

In 1982, “Stool Pigeon” by Kid Creole And The Coconuts peaked at number 7

In 1965, “Summer Nights” by Marianne Faithfull peaked at number 10

In 1993, “The Key: The Secret” by Urban Cookie Collective peaked at number 2

In 2004, “The Sun Is Shining (Down On Me)” by DT8 Project peaked at number 17

In 1965, “This Strange Effect” by Dave Berry peaked at number 37

In 1954, “Three Coins In The Fountain” by The Four Aces peaked at number 5

In 1982, “Too Late” by Junior peaked at number 20

In 1993, “Uptown Top Ranking” by Ali And Frazier peaked at number 33

In 2004, “We Are” by Ana Johnsson peaked at number 8

In 1965, “We've Gotta Get Out Of This Place” by The Animals peaked at number 2

In 2010, “What If” by Jason DeRulo peaked at number 12

In 1993, “Whatever Happened To Old-Fashioned Love” by Daniel O'Donnell peaked at number 21

In 1982, “When The Tigers Broke Free” by Pink Floyd peaked at number 39

In 1999, “Why Does It Always Rain On Me?” by Travis peaked at number 10

In 1971, “Won't Get Fooled Again” by The Who peaked at number 9

Australian Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1976, 😀 “Making Our Dreams Come True (Theme From "Laverne and Shirley") / Watching You” by Cyndi Grecco peaked at number 65

In 1965, “(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 1

In 2004, “Accidentally In Love” by Counting Crows peaked at number 11

In 1965, “Cara Mia” by Jay And The Americans peaked at number 5

In 2004, “Cold Hard Bitch” by Jet peaked at number 33

In 1982, “Do You Believe In Love / Is It Me” by Huey Lewis And The News peaked at number 18

In 2004, “Four To The Floor” by Starsailor peaked at number 5

In 1993, “Girl, I've Been Hurt” by Snow peaked at number 26

In 1976, “Girls, Girls, Girls / Jacaranda” by Sailor peaked at number 21

In 1965, “Heart Full Of Soul” by The Yardbirds peaked at number 15

In 1971, “How Can You Mend A Broken Heart” by The Bee Gees peaked at number 3

In 1954, “I Get So Lonely (Oh Baby Mine)” by The Four Knights peaked at number 3

In 1965, “I Like It Like That” by The Dave Clark Five peaked at number 12

In 1971, “I'll Meet You Halfway” by The Partridge Family peaked at number 7

In 1965, “I'm Alive” by The Hollies peaked at number 16

In 2010, “If It's Love” by Train peaked at number 21

In 1993, “Killing In The Name” by Rage Against The Machine peaked at number 7

In 1971, “Love Her Madly” by The Doors peaked at number 4

In 1954, “Moonlight Serenade” by Glenn Miller peaked at number 14

In 2004, “Move Ya Body” by Nina Sky Featuring Jabba peaked at number 25

In 2004, “My Happy Ending” by Avril Lavigne peaked at number 6

In 2010, “Need You Now” by Lady Antebellum peaked at number 27

In 1993, “Never Miss Your Water” by Diesel peaked at number 12

In 1982, “No Time / Il Mondo Caffe” by Mondo Rock peaked at number 11

In 1976, “Rock And Roll Music / The T M Song” by The Beach Boys peaked at number 35

In 1976, “S-S-S-Single Bed / Silk Milk” by Fox peaked at number 1

In 2004, “Scar” by Missy Higgins peaked at number 1

In 1999, “Shimmer / Sunburn” by Fuel peaked at number 16

In 1982, “Shut Down / Creating Monsters” by Australian Crawl peaked at number 17

In 2004, “Sick And Tired” by Anastacia peaked at number 8

In 1976, “This Is My City / Somewhere In Sydney” by Skyhooks peaked at number 32

In 1993, “West End Girls” by East 17 peaked at number 4

In 2010, “What If” by Jason DeRulo peaked at number 32

In 1999, “When I Grow Up” by Garbage peaked at number 22

New Zealand Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1993, 😀 “Jimmy Olsen's Blues” by Spin Doctors peaked at number 23

In 1999, “808” by Blaque Ivory peaked at number 6

In 1993, “Above The Rim” by Bell Biv DeVoe peaked at number 15

In 2004, “All Day Long I Dream About Sex” by JC Chasez peaked at number 32

In 1982, “Blue Smoke” by Eddie Low peaked at number 37

In 1993, “Daddy's Gonna Make You A Star!” by Company Of Strangers peaked at number 28

In 1993, “Don't Take Away My Heaven” by Aaron Neville peaked at number 10

In 1999, “Everything Is Everything” by Lauryn Hill peaked at number 15

In 1999, “Get Ready” by Ma$e Featuring BLACKstreet peaked at number 10

In 1982, “Going To A Go Go (Live)” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 24

In 1982, “If I Were You” by Lulu peaked at number 6

In 1976, “If You Know What I Mean” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 8

In 1982, “Island Of Lost Souls” by Blondie peaked at number 18

In 1999, “Jamboree” by Naughty By Nature Featuring Zhané peaked at number 22

In 1999, “Ladyfingers” by Luscious Jackson peaked at number 27

In 1982, “Lie Dream Of A Casino Soul” by The Fall peaked at number 17

In 1982, “Love's Been A Little Bit Hard On Me” by Juice Newton peaked at number 36

In 1999, “Man! I Feel Like A Woman!” by Shania Twain peaked at number 1

In 1999, “Number One” by TrueBliss peaked at number 12

In 1982, “Only The Lonely” by The Motels peaked at number 10

In 2004, “Overnight Celebrity” by Twista peaked at number 12

In 2004, “Save Yourself” by Greg Johnson peaked at number 24

In 1999, “Tell Me It's Real” by K-Ci And JoJo peaked at number 4

Netherlands Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1999, 😀 “All Star” by Smash Mouth peaked at number 57

In 1982, 😀 “Chalk Dust (The Umpire Strikes Back)” by The Brat peaked at number 3

In 1999, “Bills, Bills, Bills” by Destiny's Child peaked at number 9

In 1982, “Bla bla bla” by Bob Barbeque And Willy Would-Be plus Agaath peaked at number 30

In 1971, “Borriquito...” by Peret peaked at number 1

In 1993, “De wereld is van iedereen / Nieuwe laarzen (van een oude leest)” by The Scene / De Dijk peaked at number 16

In 1993, “I Just Had To Hear Your Voice” by Oleta Adams peaked at number 28

In 1982, “Inside Out” by Odyssey peaked at number 22

In 1976, “Kiss And Say Goodbye” by The Manhattans peaked at number 1

In 1976, “La belle France” by Sonny Worthing peaked at number 21

In 1971, “Little Lady” by Tee Set peaked at number 19

In 1976, “Lovin' You” by Mariska Veres peaked at number 14

In 1971, “Mr. Astronaut” by Oscar Harris And The Twinkle Stars peaked at number 27

In 1971, “One Way Wind” by The Cats peaked at number 3

In 1982, “Real Men” by Joe Jackson peaked at number 17

In 1971, “Serenade No. 13 in G Major "Eine kleine Nachtmusik", KV.525, Allegro” by Waldo de los Ríos peaked at number 26

In 1982, “Still In The Game” by Steve Winwood peaked at number 29

In 1971, “Sweet Hitch-Hiker” by Creedence Clearwater Revival peaked at number 5

In 1993, “Tease Me” by Chaka Demus And Pliers peaked at number 5

In 1982, “The Only Way Out” by Cliff Richard peaked at number 20

In 1999, “We Don't Live Too long” by DeAnté peaked at number 18

Sweden Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1993, “Feel The Rhythm” by Jinny peaked at number 22

In 1993, “Human Behaviour” by Björk peaked at number 29

In 1993, “I Don't Like Reggae” by French Connection Featuring Sidney Fresh And Royal Kid And Special Guest: Jerome Walker peaked at number 24

In 1999, “Super Trouper” by A-Teens peaked at number 2

In 1993, “Var ska vi sova i natt” by Brinkenstjärna peaked at number 27

In 1993, “What's Up?” by 4 Non Blondes peaked at number 1

Austria Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1999, 😀 “The Rigga-Ding-Dong-Song” by Passion Fruit peaked at number 9

In 1993, “Almost Unreal” by Roxette peaked at number 20

In 1993, “Bad Boys” by Inner Circle peaked at number 21

In 1993, “Cat's In The Cradle” by Ugly Kid Joe peaked at number 7

In 1976, “Das kleine Beisl” by Peter Alexander peaked at number 2

In 1976, “Die kleine Kneipe” by Peter Alexander peaked at number 12

In 1982, “Flyin' High” by Opus peaked at number 5

In 1993, “Give It Up” by Cut 'N' Move peaked at number 6

In 1982, “Going To A Go Go (Live)” by The Rolling Stones peaked at number 16

In 1976, “Hoit, do is a Spoit” by Wolfgang Ambros peaked at number 13

In 1976, “Ich brenne” by Gilla peaked at number 19

In 1976, “Let Your Love Flow” by The Bellamy Brothers peaked at number 1

In 1982, “Maschine brennt” by Falco peaked at number 4

In 1976, “Sausalito” by Rosy And Andres peaked at number 18

In 1993, “Two Princes” by Spin Doctors peaked at number 5

In 1993, “What's Up?” by 4 Non Blondes peaked at number 1

France Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1999, 😀 “We're Going To Ibiza!” by Vengaboys peaked at number 25

In 1993, “Je veux des vacances!” by Lagaf' peaked at number 17

Norway Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1971, “Butterfly” by Danyel Gérard peaked at number 5

In 1982, “Eye Of The Tiger” by Survivor peaked at number 1

In 1971, “Funny, Funny” by The Sweet peaked at number 2

In 1999, “King Of My Castle” by Wamdue Project peaked at number 2

In 1965, “Lappland” by Finn Eriksen peaked at number 2

In 1993, “Life” by Haddaway peaked at number 3

Switzerland Pop Singles Chart Peaks

In 1982, “Abracadabra” by Steve Miller Band peaked at number 1

In 1999, “Along Comes Mary” by The Bloodhound Gang peaked at number 13

In 1976, “Ein Bett im Kornfeld” by Jürgen Drews peaked at number 3

In 1999, “Gitan” by Patchaï peaked at number 17

In 1982, “Heat Of The Moment” by Asia peaked at number 2

In 1971, “I Am... I Said” by Neil Diamond peaked at number 2

In 1993, “If I Can't Have You” by Kim Wilde peaked at number 18

In 1999, “King Of My Castle” by Wamdue Project peaked at number 7

In 1971, “Sweet Hitch-Hiker” by Creedence Clearwater Revival peaked at number 1

In 1993, “What's Up?” by 4 Non Blondes peaked at number 1

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In 1848, The Oregon Territory was established.

In 1903, Jim Jeffries knocked out Jim Corbett in the tenth round to retain his world heavyweight title in San Francisco.

In 1929, In a nine-inning game in the American Association, the Minneapolis Millers recorded 27…assists.

In 1942, The Pluto film, “T-Bone for Two” is released.

In 1949, “Weird Al” Yankovicʹs parents, Nick and Mary, got married. Of course, that was ten years before he was even born!

In 1954, On the cover of TV Guide: “Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis”. Other Articles: Abbott and Costello, Laurel and Hardy

In 1954, Duke Snider of Brooklyn struck out twice…in the same inning. The Dodgers beat the New York Giants, 6-5.

In 1959, Pete Runnels of Boston walked…twice…in the same inning. The Red Sox beat the Yankees, 11-6.

In 1960, TV Guide Listing: CBS 7:30 p.m./ET Dennis the Menace “Dennis and the Rare Coin.” Dennis hunts for a coin to toss into the park fountain, which is serving as a collection box for the Childrenʹs Playground Fund. He spots a coin in the Wilsonsʹ house and, unaware that Mr. Wilson considers it a collectorʹs item, tosses it into the fountain. Dennis: Jay North. Henry Mitchell: Herbert Anderson. Alice Mitchell: Gloria Henry. Mr. Wilson: Joseph Kearns. Mrs. Wilson: Sylvia Field.

In 1961, R.C., “Dedicated (To The Songs I Love)” by The Three Friends peaked at #89 on the pop singles chart.

In 1961, “Does Your Chewing Gum Lose Itʹs Flavor”, by Lonnie Donegan entered the Top 40 chart.

In 1962, ABC airs a live edition of “Shelley Berman: A Personal Appearance,” the sit-down comedianʹs one-man show. Things do not run smoothly. While in the middle of one of his monologues, a phone rings loudly backstage. And although Berman is known for routines with one-sided conversations, this isnʹt one of them. The comedian gets suddenly dramatic, huffs offstage and rips the pay phone off the wall.

In 1965, R.C., “I Got You Babe” by Sonny and Cher peaked at number one on the pop singles chart; it was remade by Cher with Beavis and Butthead in 1993.

In 1965, R.C., “I Want Candy” by The Strangeloves peaked at #11 on the pop singles chart.

In 1969, GOLD RECORD FOR JOHNNY CASH “A BOY NAMED SUE” is certified as a million seller

In 1971, R.C., “Draggin The Line” by Tommy James peaked at number four on the pop singles chart.

In 1971, R.C., “Love The One Youʹre With” by Isley Brothers peaked at #18 on the pop singles chart.

In 1971, R.C., “Mr. Big Stuff” by Jean Knight peaked at number two on the pop singles chart.

In 1971, Rod Stewart released his first big hit, “Maggie Mae.”

In 1976, Nick Lowe released his first solo single, “So It Goes”/“Heart Of The City” on the brand new label, Stiff Records, its first offering. I heard it must have been Linda Ellerbeeʹs favorite song title…and so it goes…

In 1976, R.C., “Let 'Em In” by Wings peaked at number three on the pop singles chart.

In 1976, R.C., “Rock And Roll Music” by Beach Boys peaked at number five on the pop singles chart.

In 1976, R.C., “Turn The Beat Around” by Vicki Sue Robinson peaked at number ten on the pop singles chart.

In 1976, The longest softball game, 365 innings, was played in Monticello, New York. The game between Gagerʹs Diner and Bendʹn Elbow Tavern took 30 hours to play, 491-467.

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In 1978, French TV announces a rating of “0” for a program about an Armenianʹs womanʹs 40th birthday. On opposing channels a Napoleanic drama has pulled in a 67 share, while another show grabbed the remaining 33 percent of the viewing public.

In 1978, COVER OF PEOPLE CARRIE FISHER and DARTH VADER

In 1979, Rainbow seen in Northern Wales for a three hours duration.

In 1980, The 1979 movie “Life of Brian” opened in movie theaters in Germany.

In 1980, President Jimmy Carter and Vice President Walter Mondale were nominated for second terms at the Democratic national convention in New York.

In 1981, The BBC recording of the Royal Wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana reached number one on the album charts in Britain this day.

In 1981, “Sanford”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC.

In 1982, Bill Neal became the first person to paddle a bathtub across the English Channel, crossing 21 miles from Dover to Cap Griz in 13½ hours. He used a single oar to paddle his steel bathtub. In order to avoid being arrested by French authorites who arrest people arriving on their shores in unconventional craft, Neal registered his tub with Lloyds of London as an ocean-going graft.

In 1982, R.C., “Keep The Fire Burnin'” by REO Speedwagon peaked at number seven on the pop singles chart.

In 1982, R.C., “Kids In America” by Kim Wilde peaked at #25 on the pop singles chart.

In 1982, R.C., “Your Imagination” by Daryl Hall and John Oates peaked at #33 on the pop singles chart.

In 1982, “Harper Valley P.T.A.”, TV Comedy; last aired on NBC.

In 1984, IBM released MS-DOS version 3.0.

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In 1993, R.C., “Whatʹs Up Doc? (Can We Rock?)” by Fu-Schnickens with Shaquille OʹNeal peaked at #39 on the pop singles chart.

In 1993, R.C., “Whoot, There It Is” by 95 South peaked at #11 on the pop singles chart.

In 1994, Space telescope Hubble photographs Uranus with rings.

In 1995, “Alapalooza, The Videos” video by “Weird Al” Yankovic was certified Gold by the RIAA

In 1995, “Weird Al in 3-D” album by “Weird Al” Yankovic was certified Platinum by the RIAA

In 1999, “Digimon: Digital Monsters” began airing on Fox

In 2012, “The Burn with Jeff Ross” began airing on Comedy Central

In 2012, Ron Palillo, the actor best known as the nerdy high school student Arnold Horshack on the 1970s sitcom “Welcome Back, Kotter,” died in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, at age 63.

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