"BORN TODAY" \tChanning Tatum (1980) - Actor, Dancer, and Former Stripper. \tMarnette Patterson (1980) - Actress \tJordana Brewster (1980) - Actress ("The Fast and the Furious," "As the World Turns") \tStana Katic (1978) - Actress ("Castle") \tPablo Schreiber (1978) - Actor ("Orange Is the New Black") \tJason Earles (1977) - American actor, comedian, and martial artist ("Hannah Montana" and "Kickin' It" \tFredrik Eklund (1977) - Real Estate Broker, Bravo TV Reality Star \tTom Welling (1977) - Actor, Director & Producer ("Smallville") \tMckenzie Westmore (1977) - Actress, Singer ("Passions") \tJoey Jordison (1975) - Musician \tShondrella Avery (1971) - Actress, Model & Comedian \tJacqueline Laurita (1970) - Reality TV Personality (Real Housewives Of New Jersey) \tT-Boz (Tionne Tenese Watkins) (1970) - Songwriter (TLC) \tMelania Trump (1970) - First Lady Of The United States \tKane (1967) - Professional Wrestler \tMarianne Jean-Baptiste (1967) - Actress ("Without a Trace") \tKevin James (1965) - Actor ("I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry," "The King of Queens") \tJet Li (1963) - Actor ("Lethal Weapon 4," "War", "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor") \tMichael Damian (1962) - Singer (Rock on)/Actor (Young & Restless), \tDebra Wilson (1962) - American actress and comedian \tJoan Chen (1961) - Actress (Heaven & Earth, The Last Emperor) \tRoger Taylor (1960) - Musician (Duran Duran) \tGiancarlo Esposito (1958) - Actor, director (Bob Roberts, School Daze, King of NY) \tGiorgio Moroder (1944) - Record producer, songwriter, performer \tWarren Clarke (1947- RIP 2014) Actor (Clockwork Orange), born in Oldham, Lancashire, (d. 2014) \tBoyd Matson (1947) - Television anchor (National Geographic Explorer, NBC's Weekend Today) \tClaudine Auger (1942) - Actress ("Thunderball") \tBobby Rydell (1942) - Singer \tDuane Eddy (1938) - Musician \tCarol Burnett (1933) (Featured Above) - Actress, Comedian \tI.M. Pei (1917) - Renowned Architect \tCharles Richter (1900 - RIP 1985) - Seismologist, creator of the Richter magnitude scale used to quantify earthquakes \tWilliam Shakespeare (1564 - RIP 1616) English playwright and poet "DIED TODAY" \tCount Basie (August 21, 1904 - April 26, 1984) \tLucille Ball (August 6, 1911 - April 26, 1989) \tGeorge Jones (September 12, 1931 - April 26, 2013) \tJayne Meadows (September 27, 1919 - April 26, 2015) "MOVIES TODAY" Click on the movie title to watch it's trailer. \t1985 - Just One of the Guys \t1985 - Stick \t1991 - A Kiss Before Dying \t1991 - Oscar \t1991 - Toy Soldiers \t1995 - Friday \t1996 - Mulholland Drive \t1996 - The Truth About Cats and Dogs \t1996 - Sunset Park \t1996 - The Quest "MUSIC TODAY" \t1961 - Ben E. King released the single "Stand By Me". \t1964 - The Beatles, Rolling Stones and the Dave Clark Five headlined the NME poll winner's concert at Wembley Empire Pool, London. \t1965 - The Who performed at Bridgewater Town Hall in England. \t1966 - Dusty Springfield was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'You Don't Have To Say You Love Me', the singers only UK No.1. When recording the track, Springfield was not satisfied with her vocal until she had recorded forty-seven takes. https://youtu.be/GBwSN0Yw5l0 \t1969 - The Soundtrack to "Hair" was the new #1 album, replacing the self-titled Blood, Sweat & Tears. \t1969 - During the band's second North American tour Led Zeppelin played the second of two nights at The Winterland Ballroom, San Francisco in California. It was during this show that 'Whole Lotta Love' was played live for the first time. \t1971 - The Rolling Stones released the single "Brown Sugar" in the U.S. It was released April 16 in the U.K. \t1975 - BJ Thomas went to No.1 on the US singles chart with '(Hey Won't You Play), Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song'. It was the singers second US No.1. Not a hit in the UK. \t1976 - Starland Vocal Band released the single "Afternoon Delight". \t1976 - The Captain & Tennille released their remake of the Miracles hit "Shop Around". https://youtu.be/Rraiqec67J0 \t1980 - Blondie were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Call Me', the group's fourth UK No.1, featured in the Richard Gere movie 'American Gigolo', the track was also a No.1 in the US where it became the band's biggest selling single. Producer Giorgio Moroder originally asked Stevie Nicks from Fleetwood Mac to help compose and perform a song for the soundtrack, but she declined. \t1980 - The Beat released 'Mirror In The Bathroom' which became the first digitally recorded single in the UK. \t1982 - Joe Strummer disappears for about a month causing the Clash to cancel their U.K. tour. \t1986 - Van Halen started a three-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with '5150'. \t1990 - New Kids On The Block's Danny Wood injured his ankle while on stage in Manchester when he tripped over a toy animal thrown on stage by a fan; he was forced to fly back home to the US for treatment. \t1986 - Prince & the Revolution held on to #1 on the R&B chart for a fourth week with "Kiss". \t1990 - Nirvana appeared at the Pyramid Club in New York City. The bands label Sub Pop filmed the show and the performance of 'In Bloom' was later used as a promo clip. "TV/RADIO TODAY" \t1931 - NBC premiered "Lum and Abner." It was on the air for 24 years. \t1937 - "Lorenzo Jones" premiered on NBC radio. \t1967 - CBS-TV broadcasted "Inside Pop -- The Rock Revolution." https://youtu.be/afU76JJcquI \t1970 - Tom Jones was the guest on Raquel Welch's Raquel! television special on CBS. \t1978 - "Ringo" aired on American television. It was the musical version of "The Prince and the Pauper." \t1980 - The Carpenters' "Music Music Music" TV special aired on ABC-TV. \t1981 - Disney's Wonderful World series airs "Disney Animation: The Illusion of Life" on NBC-TV. This episode is hosted by Hayley Mills (who as a youngster starred in such Disney films as Pollyanna and The Parent Trap). \t1989 - Disney Channel airs the 3rd episode of MMC. Bill Nye guest stars on Anything Can Happen Day! "OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS..." \t1906 - In Hawaii, motion pictures were shown for the first time. \t1954 - Grace Kelly was on the cover of "LIFE" magazine. \t1967 - Mama Cass Elliott gave birth to daughter Owen Vanessa in Los Angeles. \t1977 - Studio 54 opened in New York City at 254 West 54th Street. Cher was on hand for opening night. \t1982 - Out on a day's shopping, Rod Stewart was robbed by a gunman of his $50,000 Porsche on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. \t1984 - Mike McCartney unveiled the £40,000 statue of The Beatles by John Doubleday at the new £8 million Cavern Walks shopping centre in Liverpool, England. John's first wife, Cynthia, was also in attendance. \t1986 - The world’s worst nuclear disaster to date occurred at Chernobyl, in Kiev. Thirty-one people died in the incident and thousands more were exposed to radioactive material. https://youtu.be/QoyZ3iW2AKs \t1988 - Mick Jagger appeared in White Plains, New York, Federal Court in the copyright infringement case brought by reggae singer Patrick Alley, who claimed the Mick Jagger solo track Just Another Night was a plagiarism of his own song of the same name. Alley was claiming $7m in profits from the track. \t1997 - Ernest Stewart, keyboard player with KC and the Sunshine Band, died of an asthma attack \t1999 - Sinead O'Connor was ordained as the first woman priest in the Latin Tridentine Church. \t1999 - Lycos launched five Web radio music channels hosted by live Internet DJs. Please let us know if you have any updates, changes, corrections or additions we should make. We appreciate your helping us to make this calendar as concise and correct as possible. Thank you!