"BORN TODAY" \tFairuza Balk\u00a01974 - Actress (Return To Oz) \tNoel Fielding\u00a01973 - Comedian, writer, actor, artist, and musician \tLisa Edelstein\u00a01966 - Actress and playwright (House) \tKevin Shields 1963 - Musician, singer-songwriter, composer and producer, best known as the vocalist and guitarist of the alternative rock band My Bloody Valentine \tNotorious B.I.G. (Christopher George Latore Wallace) 1972 (RIP) \tNick Cassavetes\u00a01959 - Filmmaker and actor. \tJudge Reinhold 1957 - Actor (Beverly Hills Cop, Ruthless People, Fast Times at Ridgemont High) \tStan Lynch 1955 - (Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers) \tMr. T (Lawrence Tero Tureaud) 1952 (featured above) \tAl Franken 1951 - Comedian, actor, writer and politician. \tCarol Potter 1948 \tLeo Sayer (born Gerard Hugh Sayer) 1948 - British-born singer-songwriter musician, and entertainer \tBill Champlin (Chicago) 1947 \tRaymond Burr 1917 (RIP) - was a Canadian-American actor, primarily known for his title roles in the television dramas Perry Mason and Ironside. \tDennis Day 1916 (RIP) Singer, radio, television and film personality and comedian ("The Dennis Day Show" and "Melody Time") \tFats Waller 1904 (RIP) - Was an American jazz pianist, organist, composer, singer, and comedic entertainer. \tRobert Montgomery 1904 (RIP) - Was an American film and television actor, director, and producer. He was also the father of actress Elizabeth Montgomery. Continue to see Movie News AND National Days "MOVIES TODAY" Click on the movie title to watch it\u2019s trailer. \t1975 - Cornbread, Earl and Me \t1975 - French Connection II \t1975 - The Return of the Pink Panther \t1980 - The Empire Strikes Back \t1982 - Fighting Back \t1982 - Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid \t1986 - Crawlspace \t1993 - Hot Shots Part Duex \t1993 - Sliver "NATIONAL DAYS" \tNational Take Your Parents to the Playground Day * \tNational American Red Cross Founder\u2019s Day \tNational Memo Day \tNational Strawberries and Cream Day \tNational Waitstaff Day Click "Next" To See Music News "MUSIC TODAY" \t1955 - Eddie Calvert was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with his version of 'Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White. \t1964 - The Drifters recorded "Under The Boardwalk". \t1964 - The Four Pennies were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Juliet'. The group's only UK No.1. \t1966 - The Castiles (with Bruce Springsteen on vocals) appeared at Freehold Regional High School in New Jersey. They were performing at their own high school for the very first time. All five members of the band were Juniors at Freehold High School. \t1967 - Jimi Hendrix signed with Reprise Records on the US Warner Brothers label. They released the guitarist's albums Are You Experienced? Axis: Bold as Love and Electric Ladyland. \t1970 - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young released the protest single Ohio, written and composed by Neil Young in reaction to the Kent State shootings of May 4, 1970, when unarmed college students were shot by the Ohio National Guard. \t1971 - Marvin Gaye released the landmark album What's Going On. \t1971 - Paul McCartney released "Ram.https:\/\/youtu.be\/kItESIRjPlE \t1972 - The Doors, Pink Floyd, The Faces, Family, Curved Air, Atomic Rooster, The Kinks, Rory Gallagher, Uriah Heep, Country Joe McDonald, Buddy Miles, Status Quo, Brinsley Schwarz, Spencer Davis, The Strawbs and Humble Pie all appeared at the 2nd British Rock Meeting, Insel Grun, Germersheim, West Germany. \t1973 - Deep Purple released the single "Smoke On The Water". https:\/\/youtu.be\/zUwEIt9ez7M Music News Continued on "NEXT" Page \t1977 - "Hello Stranger" by Yvonne Elliman held off all challengers in a fourth week at #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart. https:\/\/youtu.be\/6KtgMrkkIjE \t1977 - The Fleetwood Mac album Rumours regained the #1 spot after a tussle with Hotel California from the Eagles, which was able to hold on to #1 for seven weeks \t1977 - Rod Stewart was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with the double A sided single 'I Don't Want To Talk About It \/ First Cut Is The Deepest.'https:\/\/youtu.be\/esUHMBHJsn8 https:\/\/youtu.be\/ZJZv3_qYltA \t1977 - Stevie Wonder started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with his tribute to Duke Ellington, 'Sir Duke', his sixth US No.1, it made No.2 in the UK.https:\/\/youtu.be\/ArgHvssVfF8 \t1979 - Elton John started a tour of Russia, when he played the first of eight concerts making him the first Western star ever to do so. \t1979 - Donna Summer released the single "Bad Girls" https:\/\/youtu.be\/BIzD_M3GQvM Click "Next" For More... \t1980 - A thief brook into Electric Lady Studios in New York City, the recording studio built by Jimi Hendrix and stole five Hendrix gold records for the albums \u2018Are You Experienced\u2019\u2019, \u2018Axis: Bold as Love\u2019, \u2018Cry of Love\u2019, \u2018Rainbow Bridge\u2019 and Live at Monterey. \t1983 - David Bowie went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Let's Dance', featuring blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan.https:\/\/youtu.be\/N4d7Wp9kKjA \t1983 - "Beat It" by Michael Jackson was #1 on the R&B chart.https:\/\/youtu.be\/oRdxUFDoQe0 Click "Next" To See More Music News... \t1983 - "My Love" from Lionel Richie was the new #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart.https:\/\/youtu.be\/tEUP8uVwvBw \t1984 - Bruce Springsteen released the single "Dancing In The Dark".https:\/\/youtu.be\/129kuDCQtHs Click "Next" For More... \t1985 - Marvin Gaye's "Dream of a Lifetime" was released. It was the last album he recorded. https:\/\/youtu.be\/jKPwWTwhpvY \t1988 - Prince scored his first UK No.1 album with 'Lovesexy.' The cover (based on a photo by Jean Baptiste Mondino) caused some controversy upon release as it depicts Prince in the nude. Some record stores refused to stock it or wrapped the album in black. \t1988 - Wet Wet Wet and Billy Bragg were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'With A Little Help From My Friends' and 'She's Leaving Home.' The two Beatles songs had been recorded for the childLine charity, sales of the single, which spent four weeks at No.1 on the UK chart, were over \u00a3600,000, all of which was donated to ChildLine . \t1988 - "Mercedes Boy" from Pebbles topped all songs on the R&B chart.https:\/\/youtu.be\/lQS0t5Hdc6M \t1994 - All 4 One started an eleven week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'I Swear', a No.2 hit in the UK. The song had been a No.1 country hit for John Montgomery in 1994. \t1994 - Manchester United Football Club along with Status Quo were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Come On You Reds'. \t1994 - Aaliyah moved to #1 on the R&B chart with "Back & Forth", where she would stay for three weeks. \t1996 - The Metallica single "Until It Sleeps" was released. Click "Next" To See TV\/Radio News "TV\/RADIO TODAY" \t1963 - The Beatles recorded five songs for the BBC radio show Saturday Club and six for Steppin' Out before a live audience at the Playhouse Theatre in London. \t1965 - The Four Tops appeared on the U.K. television show Ready Steady Goes Live! \t1966 - If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears from the Mamas and Papas was the new #1 album on this date. \t1979 - Elton John began a series of Russian concerts that were videotaped for a cable-TV special and a videodisc. They were both titled "To Russia with Elton." This was the first time a Western pop star played in the U.S.S.R. \u00a0 \t1982 - Madonna made her UK TV debut at the club when C4 music show The Tube was broadcast live. https:\/\/youtu.be\/v3476KZuJqQ \t1992 - Icon Johnny Carson chose Bette Midler to be the one and only guest and his final guest of The Tonight Show on NBC-TV. To See Other Important Events Click "NEXT" "OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS..." \t1819 - Bicycles were first seen in the U.S. in New York City. They were originally known as "swift walkers." \t1832 - In the U.S., the Democratic Party held its first national convention. \t1904 - F\u00e9d\u00e9ration Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) was founded. \t1922 - The cartoon, "On the Road to Moscow," by Rollin Kirby won a Pulitzer Prize. It was the first cartoon awarded the Pulitzer. \t1968 - Rolling Stone Brian Jones appeared at Great Marlborough Street Magistrates court, London on a charge of possession of marijuana, Jones was released on \u00a3200 bail. \t1969 - John Lennon and Yoko Ono began a ten-day "bed-in" in Montreal's Queen Elizabeth Hotel. https:\/\/youtu.be\/acb15JsCGSk \t1980 - The movie "The Empire Strikes Back" was released. \t1980 - Joe Strummer of The Clash was arrested at a much-troubled gig in Hamburg, Germany, after smashing his guitar over the head of a member of the audience; he was released after an alcohol test proved negative. \t1998 - Microsoft and Sega announced that they are collaborating on a home video game system. 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!