"BORN TODAY" \tSeb Lefebvre 1981 - Musician (Simple Plan) \tMike Fisher 1980 - Professional Ice Hockey Player (Married To Carrie Underwood) \tPete Wentz 1979 - Musician (Fall Out Boy) \tNick Kroll 1978 - Actor, comedian, writer, and producer (The League and The Kroll Show) \tLiza Weil 1977 - Actress ("The Gilmore Girls") \tJoe Gatto 1976 - Producer and Actor (Impractical Jokers) \tP-Nut 1974 - Musician (311) \tChad Allen 1974 - Actor (Our House, My Two Dads and Dr. Quinn: Medicine Woman) \tMark Wahlberg 1971 - Actor, singer (Marky Mark) \tClaus Norreen of Aqua 1970 - Musician and record producer (Aqua) \tBrian McKnight 1969 - Singer \tRon Livingston 1967 - Actor ("Band of Brothers," "Office Space") \tKaren Sillas 1965 - Actress (Touched by an Angel, Promised Land, and The Sopranos) \tRick Riordan 1964 - Author (Percy Jackson & the Olympians series) \tLisa Cholodenko 1964 - screenwriter and director of film and television (High Art, Laurel Canyon and The Kids Are All Right) \tJeff Garlin 1962 - comedian, actor, producer, voice artist, director, writer, podcast host and author (Curb Your Enthusiasm) \tRichard Butler 1956 - Musician (Psychedelic Furs) \tKenny G. 1956 - Musician \tNicko McBrain 1954 - Musician (Iron Maiden) \tMarva Jean Brooks 1954 - Wife of Muddy Waters \tKathleen Kennedy 1953 - film producer (E.T.) \tSuze Orman (Susan Orman) 1951 - TV personality \tLaurie Anderson 1947 - Singer \tGillian Hills - Actress 1946 - (Blow-up, Clockwork Orange) \tColm Wilkinson (C. T. Wilkinson) 1944 - Tenor and actor, best known for originating the role of Jean Valjean in Les Misérables \tFred Stone 1946 - Musician (Sly & The Family Stone) \tDon Reid 1945 - Musician (The Statler Brothers) \tSpalding Gray 1941 (RIP) - Actor, playwright, screenwriter \tRobert Lansing (Robert Howell Brown) 1929 (RIP) - Actor (A Gathering of Eagles and Under the Yum Yum Tree) \tTony Richardson (Cecil Antonio "Tony" Richardson) 1928 (RIP) - Director, producer (Delicate Balance, Hotel NH and Tom Jones) \tBill Hayes (William "Bill" Foster Hayes III) 1925 - Actor and former Billboard Hot 100 #1 recording artist (Your Show of Shows, Days of our Life) \tStan Jones 1914 (RIP) - A vcctor, Songwriter (Sheriff of Cochise) \tRose Hill 1914 (RIP) - Singer/actress (Nicholas Nickleby, Shot in the Dark) \tMargaret Rawlings 1906 (RIP)- Actress (Roman Holiday) \tWilliam Boyd (William Lawrence Boyd) 1895 (RIP) - Actor (cowboy hero Hopalong Cassidy) Click "NEXT" to see more nostalgic news "DIED TODAY" \tWilliam Farnum (July 4, 1876 – June 5, 1953) Actor (Drifter, Scarlet Letter) \tViolet Louise Wilkey (January 10, 1903 – June 5, 1976) - Child actress during silent film era \tLaurence Naismith (born Lawrence Johnson) - (December 14, 1908 – June 5, 1992) \tVito G. Scotti (January 26, 1918 – June 5, 1996) - Actor (Nude Bomb, Get Shorty, Big Bus) \tMelvin Howard Tormé (September 13, 1925 – June 5, 1999) - Singer ("The Velvet Fog") \tRonald Reagan (February 6, 1911 - June 5, 2004) (Featured Above) - 40th US President \tRay Douglas Bradbury (August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012) - Author (Fahrenheit 451) "MOVIES TODAY" Click on the movie title to watch it’s trailer. \t1968 - For Singles Only \t1968 - Jigsaw \t1978 - Hot Lead and Cold Feet \t1981 - Tuck Everlasting \t1981 - Final Exam \t1981 - Cheech & Chong’s Nice Dreams \t1987 - Cyclone \t1987 - Harry and the Hendersons \t1990 - Another 48 hours \t1992 - Patriot Games \t1992 - Class Act \t1998 - Truman Show \t1998 - A Perfect Murder Click "NEXT" to see MUSIC news "MUSIC TODAY" \t1941 - Gene Krupa and his band recorded "After You've Gone" with Roy Eldridge on trumpet. \t1942 - Sammy Kaye and his orchestra recorded "I Left My Heart at the Stage Door Canteen." \t1955 - "Eddy Arnold Day" was declared in Nashville, Tennessee. \t1956 - Elvis Presley made his second appearance on Milton Berle’s "Texaco Star Theatre". \t1956 - Gene Vincent's "Be-Bop-A-Lula" was released. https://youtu.be/vDU9FP5_B2M More Music News on "NEXT" page \t1961 - Roy Orbison went to No.1 on the US chart with 'Running Scared', it made No.9 in the UK. The B-side 'Love Hurts' also picked up significant airplay, making Orbison's recording the first version to be a hit. \t1964 - The Rolling Stones played their first-ever live date in the US when they appeared at the Swing Auditorium, San Bernardino, California. \t1964 - David Jones and The King Bees had their first record, "Liza Jane", released. David Jones later became known as David Bowie. \t1965 - "I Can't Help Myself" reigned supreme on the R&B chart for the Four Tops. \t1965 - The soundtrack album to 'The Sound of Music' started a 10-week run at No.1 on the UK chart. \t1966 - At The Marquee Club London 'The Bowie Showboat', a lunchtime performance from David Bowie 'three hours of music and mime', plus a Top Ten disco. \t1971 - James Taylor's "You've Got A Friend" was released. https://youtu.be/xEkIou3WFnM Music news on "NEXT" page... \t1971 - "Rainy Days and Mondays" by the Carpenters was the #1 song for a second week on the Adult Contemporary chart. \t1971 - American blues rock band, Grand Funk Railroad smashed the record held by The Beatles when they sold out New York's Shea Stadium in 72 hours. \t1971 - Paul McCartney's second solo album 'Ram' started a two-week run at No.1 on the UK chart. Featuring the US No.1 single 'Uncle Albert / Admiral Halsey'. \t1974 - Patti Smith recorded her first song. It was her version of "Hey Joe." \t1976 - Canadian singer J.J. Barrie was at No.1 in the UK with the single 'No Charge'. It made J.J. a One Hit Wonder. \t1976 - "Shop Around" by the Captain & Tennille reached #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart. https://youtu.be/Rraiqec67J0 \t1978 - Joe Walsh released the single "Life's Been Good". \t1978 - Barry Manilow released the single "Copacabana". \t1983 - During a 48-date North American tour U2 played at Red Rocks Amphitheater near Denver. The show was recorded and released as 'U2 Live At Red Rocks: Under A Blood Red Sky.' \t1988 - The Pet Shop Boys played their debut live show when they appeared at London's Piccadilly Theatre as part of an Anti Section 28 Benefit concert. \t1993 - Janet Jackson debuted at #1 on the album chart with Janet. TV and Radio news and other Interesting event on "NEXT" page "TV/RADIO TODAY" \t1956 - Elvis Presley appeared on ABC-TV's 'Milton Berle Show'. During the performance, Presley abruptly halted an uptempo rendition of 'Hound Dog' with a wave of his arm and launched into a slow, grinding version accentuated with energetic, exaggerated body movements. Presley's gyrations created a storm of controversy. \t1968 - The Jimi Hendrix Experience appeared on the Dusty Springfield TV show 'It Music Be Dusty', filmed on ATV, in London, England. Hendrix performed 'Stone Free' and 'Voodoo Chile' and then played a version of 'Mockingbird' with Dusty Springfield. \t1974 - The Bobby Gentry Happiness Hour premiered for the summer on CBS-TV. \t1987 - Ted Koppel and guests discussed the topic of AIDS for four hours on ABC-TV’s "Nightline". "OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS..." \t1933 - President Roosevelt signed the bill that took the U.S. off of the gold standard. \t1974 - Sly Stone married Kathy Silva onstage during a concert in New York City. \t1977 - Alice Cooper's boa constrictor, a co-star of his live act suffered a fatal bite from a rat it was being fed for breakfast. Cooper held auditions for a replacement and a snake named 'Angel' got the gig. \t1979 - Blues legend Muddy Waters (aged 64), married Marva Jean Brooks on her 25th birthday. \t1993 - Country singer Conway Twitty died from an abdominal aortic aneurysm. He had the 1958 US & UK No.1 single 'It's Only Make Believe'. Until 2000, he held the record for the most Number One singles of any country act, with 45 No.1's. \t1993 - Mariah Carey married the President of Sony Music, Tommy Mottola in Manhattan, guest's included Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Barbra Streisand and Ozzy Osbourne. (The couple separated in 1997). photo: abcnews.go.com \t1997 - Noel Gallagher married Meg Matthews at the Little Church Of The West in Las Vegas, (where Elvis married Priscilla). The Oasis guitarist divorced Matthews in 2001. \t1998 - A strike began at a General Motors Corp. parts factory near Detroit, MI, that closed five assembly plants and idled workers across the U.S. for seven weeks. "NATIONAL DAYS" \tNational Veggie Burger Day * \tNational Gingerbread Day \tNational Moonshine Day Please help us keep our daily "DYRT" (Do You Remember Today") up to date. If you have any additions, subtractions, changes or suggestions, we would appreciate your feedback! Thank you!