"BORN TODAY" \tAly Raisman (21) \tNeon Hitch (29) \tJoe King (35) \tTerra Jole (35) \tCillian Murphy (39) \tEthan Suplee (39) \tMolly Sims (42) \tLindsay and Sidney Greenbush (45) \tJamie Kennedy (45) \tOctavia Spencer (45) \tAnne Heche (46) \tStacy London (46) \tMike Myers (52) \tConnie Sellecca (60) \tEve Ensler (62) \tJacki Weaver (68) \tFrank Oz (71) \tLeslie Uggams (72) \tIan McKellen (76) \tDixie Carter 1939 (RIP) - Actress (Designing Women) \tBill "Bojangles" Robinson 1878 (RIP) - Actor, Tap Dancer (Stormy Weather, Little Colonel) \tBilly Murray, singer 1877 (RIP) (Denver Nightengale) \t \tRalph Waldo Emerson 1803 (RIP) Essayist, lecturer, and poet "DIED TODAY" \tMadam CJ Walker (Born: December 23, 1867 \/ Died: May 25, 1919) \tDesmond Dekker (Born: July 16, 1941 \/ Died: May 25, 2006) \tCharles Nelson Reilly (Born: January 13, 1931 \/ Died: May 25, 2007) "MOVIES TODAY" Click on the movie title to watch it\u2019s trailer. \t1966 - The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming \t1967 - Barefoot in the Park \t1967 - A Guide for the Married Man \t1967 - The Vengeance of Fu Manchu \t1969 - Midnight Cowboy \t1972 - Z.P.G. \t1977 - Star Wars \t1979 - Alien\u00a0(Pictured Above) \t1983 - Return of the Jedi \t1988 - Rambo III \t1990 - Back to the Future 2 \t1990 - Fire Birds \t1995 - Casper \t1995 - Johnny Nemonick \t1995 - Mad Love "MUSIC TODAY" \t1960 - Fifteen-year-old Brenda Lee released the single "I'm Sorry". \t1961 - The Temperance Seven were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'You're Driving Me Crazy', their only UK No.1 single. \t1963 - We were introduced to a new talent as radio stations first began playing the debut single from Otis Redding, "These Arms Of Mine". \t1967 - Procol Harum's 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale' entered the UK chart for the first time, where it went on to become a No.1 hit. 'A Whiter Shade Of Pale' became the most played song in the last 75 years in public places in the UK (as of 2009). \t1968 - Simon and Garfunkel scored their second US No.1 album with 'Bookends'. The album featured four US singles: 'A Hazy Shade of Winter', 'At the Zoo', 'Fakin' It' and 'Mrs Robinson'. https:\/\/youtu.be\/5JVPdb6Urhw \t1968 - The 1968 Monterey Pop Festival was canceled. \t1969 - The Who and Led Zeppelin appeared at the Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia, Maryland, USA. This was the only time the two group's ever appeared together, with Zeppelin opening the show. On the tickets Led Zeppelin was spelt Lead Zeppelin. \t1970 - Free released the single "All Right Now". \t1973 - Carole King played a concert in New York's Central Park, which attracted an audience of 100,000. \t1974 - Joni Mitchell ruled the Adult Contemporary chart with "Help Me". \t1974 - Rick Wakeman became the first member of the group Yes to have a No.1 UK album when 'Journey To The Centre Of The Earth' went to the top of the charts. \t1978 - After seeing The Hype (soon to become U2) appearing at the Project Arts Centre, in Dublin, Paul McGuinness became their manager. \t1978 - Keith Moon performed with the Who for the last time. \t1981 - The Pointer Sisters released the single "Slow Hand". https:\/\/youtu.be\/MVE6C_m4IZA \t1983 - Dio released the album "Holy Diver." \t1985 - Dire Straits scored their second UK No.1 album with 'Brothers In Arms', also No.1 in the US and 24 other countries. The album won two Grammy Awards at the 28th Grammy Awards, and also won Best British Album at the 1987 Brit Awards, and has gone on to sell over 30 million copies worldwide. \t1985 - Whitney Houston had the #1 R&B song with "You Give Good Love". \t1985 - Billy Ocean moved into the #1 slot on the Adult Contemporary chart with"Suddenly", the title song from his album. \t1985 - Wham! had their third #1 song--"Everything She Wants" \t1988 - Debbie Gibson's "Foolish Beat" hit #1, making her the youngest artist to write, sing and produce a #1 hit. She was 17 years old at the time. \t1990 - Fleetwood Mac played the first of 42 North American dates on their Behind The Mask world tour at the PNE Coliseum in Vancouver, Canada. Squeeze were the opening act. \t1991 - Michael Bolton regained the #1 spot on the Adult Contemporary chart with "Love Is A Wonderful Thing". \t1991 - Mariah Carey scored her fourth US No.1 single with 'I Don't Wanna Cry', not a hit in the UK. https:\/\/youtu.be\/QfG1qwl-Zho \t1994 - Barbra Streisand postponed the first night of a six-night stand in Anaheim, CA. She had come down with viral laryngitis. \t1995 - The earliest known recording of Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, from 1961, was sold at Christies in London for \u00a350,250 ($85,425). \t1996 - Gina G had her first UK No.1 hit single when 'Ooh Aah...Just A Little Bit' went to the top of the charts for 1 week. \t1997 - A report showed that Elvis Presley was now the world's bestselling posthumous entertainer with worldwide sales of over one billion, over 480 active fan clubs and an estimated 250,000 UK fans who still buy his records. Ironically he had died owing $3 million (\u00a31.76 million). \t1998 - Coldplay released their first ever record, an EP called Safety, which featured 3 tracks; The EP was intended as a demo for record companies and is now such a rarity that it is known to fetch in excess of \u00a32000 on eBay. \t2003 - \u00a0Elton John, Taylor Dayne and Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys performed at the benefit concert Life Ball in Vienna, Austria for AIDS charities. \t2004 - Phish announced they were splitting up at the end of the summer. "TV\/RADIO TODAY" \t1927 - The "Movietone News" was shown for the first time at the Sam Harris Theatre in New York City. \t1992 - Jay Leno debuted as the new permanent host of NBC's "Tonight Show." "OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS..." \t1927 - Ford Motor Company announced that the Model A would replace the Model T. \t1935 - Babe Ruth hit his final homerun, his 714th, and set a record that would stand for 39 years. \t1953 - In Nevada, the first atomic cannon was fired. \t1970 - Boeing Computer Services was founded. \t1974 - Pam Morrison, Jim Morrison's widow, died of a drug overdose. \t1977 - "Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope" opened and became the largest grossing film to date. \t1981 - Daredevil Daniel Goodwin scaled Chicago's Sears Tower, while wearing a "Spiderman" costume, in 7 1\/2 hours. https:\/\/youtu.be\/zKwRFwV5dHE \t1986 - Approximately 7 million Americans participated in "Hands Across America." https:\/\/youtu.be\/WZorfXa5pBc \t1996 - Bradley Nowell of Sublime died of a drug overdose at the age of 26 in San Francisco, California. \t1997 - Bob Dylan was diagnosed as suffering from histoplasmosis pericarditis, a fungal infection of the lung, and was admitted to hospital he stayed until June 2nd. Having just turned 56, Dylan later admitted: 'I really thought I'd be seeing Elvis soon'. Treated by drugs and rest, Bob was back on the road only 10 weeks later, for 22 American and Canadian shows.