\u201cBorn Today\u201d \tErik Per Sullivan (24) \tPhoebe Tonkin (26) \tNatasha Poly (30) \tGareth Gates (31) \tKimberly Perry (32) \tTopher Grace (37) \tMichelle Rodriguez (37) \tAnna Friel (39) \tTracie Spencer (39) \tCheyenne Jackson (40) \tMagoo (42) \tLoni Love (44) \tKristi Yamaguchi (44) \tLisa Nicole Carson (46) \tLauren Lake (46) \tRolonda (56) \tCharlie Murphy (56) \tBrian Grazer (64) \tCheryl Ladd (64) \tRichard Simmons (68) \tChristine McVie (72) \tBill Cosby (78) \tGeorge Washington Carver (RIP) \u201cDied Today\u201d \tAlexander Hamilton (Born: January 11, 1755 or 1757 \/ Died: July 12, 1804) \tSherwood Schwartz\u00a0(Born: November 14, 1916 \/ Died: July 12, 2011) \u201cMovies\u201d Click on the movie title to watch it\u2019s trailer. \t1967 -\u00a0The Big Mouth \t1968 -\u00a0Don\u2019t Raise the Bridge, Lower the Water \t1968 -\u00a0A Lovely Way to Die \t1970 - Hello-Goodbye \t1970 -\u00a0Soldier Blue \t1972 -\u00a0Now You See Him, Now You Don\u2019t \u00a0 \t1985 -\u00a0Explorers \t1985 -\u00a0Silverado \t1991 -\u00a0Boyz n the Hood \t1991 -\u00a0Point Break \t1991 -\u00a0Regarding Henry \t1996 -\u00a0Courage Under Fire \t1996 -\u00a0Harriet the Spy "Music" \t1954 - 19 year old Elvis Presley signed a recording contract with Sun Records. He also gave in his notice at his day job at The Crown Electric Company \t1960 - Floyd Cramer recorded "Last Date". \t1961 - Pat Boone began a 10-day tour of South Africa. \t1962 - Ray Charles was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with the Don Gibson penned country ballad 'I Can't Stop Loving You'. https:\/\/youtu.be\/aQXsM1l2wZ8 \t1962 - The Rolling Stones made their live debut at the Marquee Jazz Club, London, with Dick Taylor on bass (later of The Pretty Things) and Mick Avory on drums, (later of The Kinks). \t1963 - The Crystals released their hit "Then He Kissed Me". \t1964 - The Beatles appeared at the Hippodrome Theatre in Brighton with The Fourmost and the Shubdubs (whose drummer, Jimmy Nicol, would later fill in for an ill Ringo Starr on The Beatles' world tour). \t1965 - The Beach Boys recorded "Sloop John B" at Western Recorders in Hollywood, California. \t1965 - The Beach Boys' "California Girls" was released. https:\/\/youtu.be\/7oRb9-mypxg \t1965 - The Righteous Brothers released "Unchained Melody" as a single. \t1968 - The Bee Gees recorded "I've Got To Get A Message To You". \t1969 - One Hit Wonders Zager and Evans started a six week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'In The Year 2525, (Exordium And Terminus)'. \t1969 - Henry Mancini remained at #1 for the eighth straight week on the Easy Listening chart with the beautiful "Love Theme From 'Romeo & Juliet'". https:\/\/youtu.be\/UaA2WiyqO1E \t1969 - Blind Faith began their one and only tour in the U.S. with a sold-out show at New York's Madison Square Garden. \t1972 - Michael Jackson released the single "Ben". \t1973 - Hues Corporation recorded "Rock The Boat". \u00a0It wouldn't become a hit until a year later. https:\/\/youtu.be\/FfBwsG8ubFw \t1975 - Johnny Nash had the #1 U.K. Song with "Tears On My Pillow". \t1975 - Olivia Newton-John had control of the Adult Contemporary chart with "Please Mr. Please". \t1975 - "The Hustle" by Van McCoy reached #1 on the R&B chart. \t1980 - During their 23 date '11 O'clock Tick Tock' U2 played at The Moonlight, West Hampstead in London, England. \t1980 - Olivia Newton-John and the Electric Light Orchestra had the UK No.1 single with 'Xanadu', taken from the film of the same name. It gave Olivia Newton-John her third UK No.1 single. https:\/\/youtu.be\/7m1UWSD-FaA \t1986 - The Moody Blues had scored a big comeback as "Your Wildest Dreams" was #1 again on the Adult Contemporary chart. \t1986 - \u00a0Simply Red reached #1 with "Holding Back The Years" in its 15th week of release. \t1988 - Michael Jackson arrived in the UK for his first ever-solo appearances. He performed a total of eight nights to 794,000 people. \t1991 - Take That released their debut single 'Do What U Like' which was a commercial failure, peaking at No. 82 on the UK Singles Chart. \t1997 - Shawn Colvin debuted at #8 with "Sunny Came Home". \t1997 - The incredible album Pieces of You by Jewel re-entered the Top 10 after 72 weeks of release. "TV\/Radio" \t1946 - "The Adventures of Sam Spade" was heard on ABC radio for the first time. pdxretro.com \t1957 - DJ Alan Freed began a 13-week Big Beat show on ABC television with the Everly Brothers, Connie Francis & Frankie Lymon. \t1959 - Alan Freed began a 13 week Rock & Roll show on ABC-TV. "Other Important Events..." \t1862 - The U.S. Congress authorized the Medal of Honor. \t1870 - The first rotary can opener with a cutting wheel was patented by William W. Lyman. \t1912 - The first foreign-made film to premiere in America, "Queen Elizabeth", was shown. \t1931 - A major league baseball record for doubles was set as the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs combined for a total of 23. \t1933 - A minimum wage of 40 cents an hour was established in the U.S. \t1954 - The Major League Baseball Players Association was organized in Cleveland, OH. en.wikipedia.org \t1957 - The U.S. surgeon general, Leroy E. Burney, reported that there was a direct link between smoking and lung cancer. \t1960 - Manufacturing began for the Etch A Sketch\u00ae. \t1968: \u00a0Micky Dolenz of the Monkees married Samantha Juste. \t1979: \u00a0Minnie Riperton, who gave us the #1 "Lovin' You" in 1975 and is mother to comedian \u00a0Maya Rudolph, died four years later from breast cancer in Los Angeles. https:\/\/youtu.be\/K7MqTrXwojk \t1982 - "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" broke all box-office records by surpassing the $100-million mark of ticket sales in the first 31 days of its opening. https:\/\/youtu.be\/DSx8Jobx-Gs \t1982 - The last of the distinctive-looking Checker taxicabs rolled off the assembly line in Kalamazoo, MI. \t1992 - A memorial to Buddy Holly was unveiled in Dallas, TX. \t1997 - Anthony Keidis (Red Hot Chili Peppers) suffered a broken wrist in a motorcycle accident in Los Angeles, CA. \t1998 - 1.7 billion people watched soccer's World Cup finals between France and Brazil. France won 3-0. https:\/\/youtu.be\/QZqp5m-NMaQ \t1999 - Walt Disney Co. announced that it was merging all of its Internet operations together with Infoseek into Go.com. \t2000 - The movie "X-Men" premiered in New York \t2000, A statue erected in the memory of John Lennon was unveiled in London's Trafalgar Square. The sculpture featured a revolver with a knotted barrel created by Swedish artist Carl Fredrik Reutersward.