"BORN TODAY" \tHrach Titizian 1979 - Actor ("Homeland") \tNicki Aycox 1975 - Actress (Jeepers Creepers 2) \tLauryn Hill 1975 - Musician (The Fugees) \tMatt Stone 1971 - TV producer ("South Park") \tJoey Kibble 1971 - Musician (Take 6) \tJoseph Fiennes 1970 - Actor ("Flashfoward") \tPhillip Rhodes 1968 - Musician (Gin Blossoms) \tHelena Bonham-Carter 1966 - Actress \tLenny Kravitz 1964 - Musician \tBobcat Goldthwait 1962 - Comedian, actor ("Police Academy" series) \tDoug Hutchison 1960 - Character Actor ("The Green Mile", "I Am Sam") \tGenie Francis 1962 - Actress ("General Hospital") \tWayne Hussey 1959 - Musician (Mission) \tDave Robbins 1959 - Musician (Blackhawk) \tMargaret Colin 1958- Actress \tMarian Gold of Alphaville 1954 - Musician \tPam Grier 1949 - Actress (Jackie Brown) \tPhilip Michael Thomas 1949 - (Miami Vice) \tHank Williams, Jr. 1949 - Country musician \tStevie Nicks 1948 - Singer (Fleetwood Mac) \tJacques Bergerac 1927 (RIP) - Actor (Gigi) \tPeter Cushing 1913 - Actor ("Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope") \tRobert Morley 1908 - Actor (Marie Antoinette) \tJohn Wayne (Marion Mitchell Morrison, Marion Robert Morrison) 1907 (RIP) - Actor, director, producer (True Grit) \tMiles Davis 1926 (RIP) - Trumpeter, bandleader, composer \tSally Ride (RIP) \tAlec McCowen 1925 (RIP) - Actor (Never Say Never Again), \tPeggy Lee (Norma Deloris Egstrom) 1920 (RIP) - Singer, actress \tRoy Dotrice 1923 - (Wizard) \tJames Arness 1923 (RIP) - Actor ("Gunsmoke") \tPeter Cushing 1913 (RIP) - Actor ("Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope", "Dracula", "Dr Who") \tNorma Talmadge 1894 (RIP) - Actress, film producer (Known as one of the greatest stars of the silent era) \tAl Jolson 1886 (RIP) - Singer, actor, comedian (The Jazz Singer) Here's more nostalgic news... "DIED TODAY" \tEddie Albert (Born: April 22, 1906 / May 26, 2005) \tSydney Pollack (Born: July 1, 1934 / Died: May 26, 2008) \tArthur Gordon "Art" Linkletter(Born: July 17, 1912 / Died: May 26, 2010) "MOVIES TODAY" Click on the movie title to watch it’s trailer. \t1965 - Mirage \t1970 - The Magic Garden of Stanley Sweetheart \t1970 - Beneath the Planet of the Apes \t1970 - Pufnstuf (Pictured Above) \t1972 - The Other \t1989 - Pink Cadillac \t2000 - Shanghai Noon Click "Next" For MUSIC News "MUSIC TODAY" \t1937 - Lionel Hampton and his band recorded "Flying Home." \t1962 - Acker Bilk went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Stranger On The Shore'; it became a million seller in the UK making No.2 on the charts. \t1963 - Elvis Presley recorded "(You're The) Devil In Disguise" at the RCA Studios in Nashville, Tennessee. \t1964 - Marianne Faithful recorded the Mick Jagger and Keith Richards song 'As Tears Go By', accompanied by future Led Zeppelin members Jimmy Page on guitar and John Paul Jones on bass. \t1966 - The Rolling Stones were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Paint It, Black', their sixth UK No.1 single. It was the first No.1 single to feature a sitar on the recording. \t1966 - The Beatles recorded 'Yellow Submarine' at Abbey Road studios in London. The track features John Lennon blowing bubbles in a bucket of water, shouting "Full speed ahead Mister Captain!" https://youtu.be/D4dMAsnv-0k Music News Continued... \t1968 - Pink Floyd, Blonde On Blonde and The Pretty Things all appeared at the OZ magazine benefit at the Middle Earth Club, Covent Garden, London, England. \t1969 - John Lennon and Yoko Ono began an eight-day 'bed in', in room 1742 of The Hotel La Reine Elizabeth, Montreal, Canada, to promote world peace. The song was credited to Lennon & McCartney, even though Paul had nothing to do with the record. \t1972 - At the point of the band splitting up David Bowie offered Mott The Hoople two of his new songs, 'Suffragette City', which they turned down and 'All The Young Dudes', which they recorded. The song gave the group a No.3 UK and US Top 40 hit. \t1972 - Elton John released the album Honky Chateau in the United States (he had released the LP on May 19 in the U.K.) \t1972 - The first day of the four day UK festival 'The Great Western Express' near Lincoln featuring; The Faces, Joe Cocker, Humble Pie, Slade, The Groundhogs, Ry Cooder, Don McLean, Brewers Droop plus a special appearance by Monty Python. \t1973 - Deep Purple's single "Smoke On The Water" was released. https://youtu.be/zUwEIt9ez7M More Music News On "NEXT" Page... \t1973 - The Edgar Winter Group went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Frankenstein', the bands only US No.1, it reached No.18 in the UK. \t1974 - Tragedy struck at a David Cassidy concert at London's White City when over 1,000 fans had to be treated by first aid workers due to the frenzied excitement. One fan Bernadette Whelan died from heart failure four days later. \t1979 - Kenny Rogers' great song "She Believes In Me" took over at #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart. \t1979 - "Reunited" ruled supreme for the fourth week in a row for Peaches & Herb. \t1979 - 'Sunday Girl' gave Blondie their second UK No.1 hit single. \t1979 - The first day of the two day Loch Lomond Festival with The Stranglers, Dr Feelgood, Skids, Third World, The Dickies. Day two featured The AWB, Buzzcocks, Rockpile and The Boomtown Rats who played 'I Don't Like Mondays' live for the first time. \t1984 - Former backing singer with Stevie Wonder, Denise Williams started a 2 week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Let's Hear It For The Boy', taken from the film 'Footlose', a No.2 hit in the UK. https://youtu.be/s7FGbhpr2pg \t1987 - Jill Jones' self-titled debut album was released. \t1990 - For the first time ever the Top five positions on the US singles chart were held by female artists; Madonna was at No.1 with 'Vogue', Heart were at No.2,Sinead O'Connor No.3, Wilson Phillips at No.4 and Janet Jackson was at No.5 \t1990 - "Hold On" by En Vogue was the #1 R&B song. \t1990 - Wilson Phillips topped the Adult Contemporary chart with "Hold On". \t1994 - Michael Jackson married Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis Presley. The couple divorced in \t1995 - They had first met when the seven-year-old Presley attended several of Jackson's concerts in Las Vegas. \t1995 - The Rolling Stones played two semi-acoustic concerts at the Paradiso Amsterdam over two days. Artists who have recorded concerts at the Paradiso include Joy Division, Willie Nelson, Phish, Nirvana, The Cure, Lenny Kravitz, Nick Cave, Dave Matthews and Amy Winehouse. \t1996 - George Michael had the #1 album in the U.K. with Older. \t1999 - It was announced that the Backstreet Boys album "Millennium" had sold 1.13 million units in its first week of release. "Next" Page has TV & Radio News... "TV/RADIO TODAY" \t1965 - The Rolling Stones appeared on "Shindig!" along with Jackie De Shannon, Sonny and Cher and Jimmy Rodgers. \t1970 - The final episode of "I Dream of Jeannie" aired. \t1978 - Donna Summer co-hosted The Midnight Special. https://youtu.be/76blSAAA4NA \t1978 - A new group appeared on the Irish television show Youngline. They were then known as the Hype, today as U2. \t1979 - Bette Midler appeared on Saturday Night Live on NBC-TV. Other Important, And Not So Important, News & Events On "NEXT" Page "OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS..." \t1896 - The Dow Jones Industrial Average appeared for the first time in the "Wall Street Journal." \t1933 - American country singer Jimmie Rodgers who was among the first country music superstars and pioneers, died from a pulmonary hemorrhage while staying at the Taft Hotel; he was only 35 years old. \t1946 - A patent was filed in the United States for an H-bomb. \t1959 - The word "Frisbee" became a registered trademark of Wham-O. \t1968 - US blue artist Little Willie John died in prison after being convicted of manslaughter. Co-wrote and was the first to record a 'Fever' (covered by Peggy Lee in 1958), and 'Need Your Love So Bad' covered by Fleetwood Mac. James Brown recorded a tribute album 'Thinking Of Little Willie John... And A Few Other Nice Things'. \t1969 - The Apollo 10 astronauts returned to Earth after a successful eight-day dress rehearsal for the first manned moon landing. \t1969 - John Lennon and Yoko Ono began their 2nd "Bed-In For Peace" in Montreal. \t1975 - American stuntman Evel Knievel suffered severe spinal injuries in Britain when he crashed while attempting to jump 13 buses in his car. https://youtu.be/-lPCK8hptg8 Click "NEXT" For More... \t1977 - Billy Powell singer with The O'Jays died of cancer. \t1978 - The first legal casino in the Eastern U.S. opened in Atlantic City, NJ. \t1988 - Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Cats" opened in Moscow with a British and American cast. \t1994 - Michael Jackson and Lisa Marie Presley were married in the Dominican Republic. They were divorced in January of 1996. \t1996 - A fire at the home of Eric Clapton caused over one and a half million pounds worth of damage; Firemen arrived on the scene to find Clapton braving the blaze to save his collection of guitars. \t2000 - Drummer Tommy Lee was jailed for five days for drinking alcohol. Lee appeared in front of a LA court charged with violating his probation by consuming alcohol, an act that directly contravenes the terms of his parole. "NATIONAL NEWS" \tNational Blueberry Cheesecake Day \tNational Don’t Fry Day – Friday Before Memorial Day \tNational Heat Awareness Day – Last Friday in May 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!