DYR Today, January 24

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“Born Today”

  • Mischa Barton (31)
  • Ricky Ullman (31)
  • Justin Baldoni (33)
  • Craig Horner (34)
  • Frankie Grande (34)
  • Nicole Lenz (37)
  • Kyle Brandt (38)
  • Tatyana Ali (38)
  • Kristen Schaal (39)
  • Ed Helms (43)
  • Beth Hart (45)
  • Kenya Moore (46)
  • Matthew Lillard (47)
  • Mary Lou Retton (49)
  • Phil Lamarr (50)
  • Nastassja Kinski (56)
  • Jools Holland (59)
  • Yakov Smirnoff (66)
  • Daniel Auteuil (67)
  • Gennifer Flowers (67)
  • Neil Diamond (76)
  • Aaron Neville (76)
  • Jerry Maren (97) Featured Above
  • John Belushi (RIP)
  • Ernest Borgnine (RIP)
  • Sharon Tate (RIP)

“Died Today”

  • Martin Robinson Delany (Born: May 6, 1812 / Died: January 24, 1885)
  • Winston Churchill (Born: November 30, 1874 / Died: January 24, 1965)
  • Caresse Crosby (Born: April 20, 1891 / Died: January 24, 1970)
  • Thurgood Marshall (Born: July 2, 1908 / Died: January 24, 1993)

“Movies”

“Music”

  • 1969 – The Doors had performed at the Madison Square Garden in New York City
  • 1970 – B.J. Thomas had the #1 song with “Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head”
  • 1976 –Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To)” by Diana Ross was #1
  • 1976 – #1 on the Pop charts was “Let It Shine/He Ain’t Heavy…He’s My Brother” by Olivia Newton-John
  • 1977 – Kenny Rogers released the single “Lucille”
  • 1981 – “(Just Like) Starting Over” by John Lennon was the #1 song
  • 1981 – Eddie Rabbitt had the top song on the Adult Contemporary chart with the single “I Love A Rainy Night”
  • 1982 – Diana Ross sung the USA’s National Anthem at the Super Bowl XVI
  • 1987 – “At This Moment” by Billy Vera was the top song on the charts
  • 1987 – Luther Vandross held the top R&B song with his hit “Stop to Love”
  • 1987 – Bon Jovi reigned over the album chart with the album Slippery When Wet
  • 1998 – The Titanic Soundtrack began a 16 week run at #1 on the Billboard 200
  • 1998 – Savage Garden’s single “Truly Madly Deeply” was the #1 song

“TV/Radio”

  • 1941 – The animated short Pluto’s Playmate is released
  • 1976 – The 33rd Golden Globes were held with the Best Film winners being One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and The Sunshine Boys
  • 1986 – Whoopi Goldberg and Jon Voight win Best Actress/Actor at the 43rd Golden Globes

“Other Important Events…”

  • 1943 – Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt finished their Casablanca Conference. A conference held during WWII to discuss the next tactics for the Allied Forces
  • 1982 – The San Francisco 49ers won Super Bowl XVI beating the Cincinnati Bengals
  • 1990 – Japan launched Hiten, the first lunar probe since the Space Race
  • 2003 – The US Department of Homeland Security began operation

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