“Born Today” \tAbigail Clancy (31) \tAlex Meraz (32) \tSarah Shahi (37) \tCash Warren (38) \tChris “Daddy Mac” Smith (38) \tJemaine Clement (43) \tLyle Menendez (49) \tTrini Alvarado (50) \tTony Gardner (53) \tJulie Moran (55) \tEvan Handler (56) \tGurinda Chadha (57) \tShawn Colvin (61) \tPat Benatar (64) \tJames Laine (68) \tGeorge Foreman (68) \tWilliam Sanderson (69) \tRod Stewart (72) \tSal Mineo (RIP) \tRay Bolger (RIP) \tJosh Ryan Evans (RIP) \tFrank Sinatra, Jr. (RIP) “Died Today” \tSpalding Gray (Born: June 5, 1941 / Died: January 10, 2004) \tDavid Bowie (Born: January 8, 1947 / Died: January 10, 2016) "Movies" \t1986 - Black Moon Rising \t1992 - Kuffs \t1992 - The Hand That Rocks the Cradles \t1997 - The Relic \t1997 - Turbulence \t1997 - Jackie Chan’s First Strike “Music” \t1964 - The Beatles released their album Introducing...The Beatles Wikipedia \t1970 - “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head” was #1 on the chart \t1976 - C.W. McCall had the #1 song with “Convoy” \t1981 - Leo Sayer had the #1 song on the Adult Contemporary chart with “More Than I Can Say” https://youtu.be/dGKnSdikqjw \t1981 - John Lennon’s “(Just Like) Starting Over” was the #1 song \t1987 - “Walk Like An Egyptian” continued to be the #1 song \t1987 - Hank William, Jr. had the #1 country song with “Mind Your Own Business” “TV/Radio” \t1941 - The Donald Duck short Timber premiered https://youtu.be/tk2dm-YSWgw \t1943 - The quiz show, "The Better Half," was heard for the first time on Mutual Radio. \t1971 - PBS premiered the series Masterpiece \t1990 - Time Inc and Warner Communications merged to create the entertainment company Time Warner \t1999 - The TV series The Sopranos premiered https://youtu.be/TKFxCPBUPa8 “Other Important Events...” \t1911 - Major Jimmie Erickson took the first photograph from an airplane while flying over San Diego, CA. \t1920 - The League of Nations ratified the Treaty of Versailles, officially ending World War I with Germany. \t1943 - U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt sailed from Miami, FL, to Trinidad thus becoming the first American President to visit a foreign country during wartime. \t1946 - The first meeting of the United Nations General Assembly took place with 51 nations represented. \t1963 - The Chicago Cubs became the first baseball club to hire an athletic director. He was Robert Whitlow. (MLB) \t1990 - Time Inc. and Warner Communications Inc. completed a $14 billion merger. The new company, Time Warner, was the world's largest entertainment company. \t1994 - In Manassas, VA, Lorena Bobbitt went on trial. She had been charged with maliciously wounding her husband John. She was acquitted by reason of temporary insanity. \t1997 - James Brown received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame LAtimes \t2000 - It was announced that Time-Warner had agreed to buy America On-line (AOL). It was the largest-ever corporate merger priced at $162 billion. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved the deal on December 14, 2000. \t2001 - American Airlines agreed to acquire most of Trans World Airlines (TWA) assets for about $500 million. The deal brought an end to the financially troubled TWA.