“Born Today” \tRupert Grint (27) \tChad Michael Murray (34) \tKaki King (36) \tKarrine “Superhead” Steffans (37) \tJohn Green (38) \tAlex O’Loughlin (39) \tDave Chappelle (42) \tMarlee Matlin (50) \tCraig Kilborn (53) \tDavid Koechner (53) \tJared Harris (54) \tSteve Guttenberg (57) \tStephen Fry (58) \tKevin Dunn (59) \tAnne Archer (68) \tVince McMahon (70) \tKenny Baker (81) “Died Today” \tAmanda Randolph (Born: September 2, 1896 / Died: August 24, 1967) \tLeonard Frey (Born: September 4, 1938 / Died: August 24, 1888) “Movies” \t1966 - Fantastic Voyage \t1977 - Race For You Life, Charlie Brown \t1984 - Oxford Blues \t1988 - Crossing Delancey \t1990 - After Dark, My Sweet \t1990 - Darkman \t1990 - Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection \t1990 - Dreams \t1990 - Men At Work \t1990 - The Witches \t1994 - Fresh “Music” \t1956 - Elvis Presley recorded "Love Me Tender" and "We're Gonna' Move" at 20th Century Fox Studios in Hollywood, California. https://youtu.be/093GjYcDg-4 \t1956 - Little Richard played at the Cotton Club in Lubbock, Texas, with native son Buddy Holly in the audience. \t1963 - Peter, Paul & Mary made it four straight weeks at #1 on the Easy Listening chart with "Blowin' In The Wind" \t1963 - Stevie Wonder became the first artist of the Rock Era to have the #1 single ("Fingertips, Pt. 2") and the #1 album (The Twelve-Year-Old Genius) at the same time and the first to be #1 on those two as well as #1 on the R&B chart. "Fingertips" was #1 on the R&B chart for the fourth straight week. https://youtu.be/Xhmq8JuPfJA \t1965 - The Toys released the single "A Lover's Concerto" https://youtu.be/aGDZc9bdUZM \t1966 - The Doors began recording their landmark debut album at Sunset Sound Studios in Hollywood, California. \t1967 - The Beatles met with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at the Park Lane Hilton in London. \t1968 - Traffic, Free, Fairport Convention and others performed at the Roundhouse in London. \t1968 - “Stay In My Corner" by the Dells posted a third week at #1 on the R&B chart. https://youtu.be/iX3cOtmyyOc \t1969 - Arlo Guthrie's film of his legendary song "Alice's Restaurant" premiered in New York and Los Angeles. \t1971 - Lighthouse released the single "One Fine Morning" https://youtu.be/WIJOL3wQiCU \t1973 - Commander Cody and Rory Gallagher ushered in the National Jazz, Blues and Rock Festival in Reading, England. \t1974 - Chicago took over the #1 spot on the Easy Listening chart with "Call On Me" https://youtu.be/BXY2YKjXJ2Q \t1974 - Eric Clapton held on to the #1 album with 461 Ocean Boulevard. John Denver was still at #2 with Back Home Again, Elton John remained third with Caribou \t1975 - Queen began recording "Bohemian Rhapsody" at Rockfield Studio in Monmouth, Wales. https://youtu.be/fJ9rUzIMcZQ \t1978 - Bruce Springsteen was featured on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine. \t1978 - Louis Prima, who had a hit with "That Old Black Magic" in 1958 with wife Keely Smith, died of pneumonia in New Orleans, Louisiana at age 67. \t1979 - The Police, the Cure and Motorhead performed on the opening day of the annual Reading Festival in Reading, England. \t1979 - The Cars appeared at Central Park in Manhattan, New York. \t1980 - Def Leppard, Whitesnake, and Gary Moore's G Force were among those who performed on the final night of the 20th National Rock Festival in Reading Rock, England. \t1983 - Shawn Lewis, the fifth wife of Jerry Lee Lewis, was found dead from drugs at their home in Mississippi. \t1985 - Kool & the Gang had the top R&B song on this date with "Cherish" https://youtu.be/s09LuDYX12g \t1985 - Huey Lewis & the News hit #1 for the first time with "The Power Of Love" https://youtu.be/VkAVfsw5xSQ \t1985 - Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers were at #1 on the Billboard country singles chart with "Real Love", the title track from Parton’s latest album, Parton and Rogers' second country chart-topper as a duet act. https://youtu.be/sRI-1WzLFNA \t1989 - The Who performed the rock opera Tommy at the Universal Amphitheatre in Universal City, California along with guests Elton John, Phil Collins, Steve Winwood, Billy Idol and Patti LaBelle. \t1990 - Jane's Addiction and Faith No More headlined the opening day of the three-day U.K. Reading Festival. \t1991 - Metallica hit #1 in the U.K. with their self-titled debut album. \t1992 - American drummer and session musician Larrie Londin died. He played on more hit records during his career than any other drummer, with the possible exception of the legendary session drummer Hal Blaine. \t1997 - Metallica, Bush, and the Verve performed on the final day at the three-day Reading Festival in Reading, England. \t1998 - Shania Twain had to cut her concert short in Syracuse, New York when lightning hit the ground 40 yards behind the stage. “TV/Radio” \t1935 - The first radio tube to be made of metal was announced. \t1955 - "One Man's Family" was seen on TV for the final time after a six-year run on NBC-TV. “Other Important Events…” \t1927 - The first automatic record changer was introduced by His Master's Voice. \t1938 - The Baseball Hall of Fame opened in Cooperstown, NY. \t1997 - David Carradine received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.