“Born Today” \tCourtney Stodden (21) \tLiam Payne (22) \tLauren Collins (29) \tLea Michele (29) \tWilliam Levy (35) \tChris Johnson (38) \tCarla Gugino (44) \tMishell Ndegeocello (47) \tFrances Ruffelle (50) \tTodd English (55) \tRebecca De Mornay (56) \tMark Morris (59) \tDeborah Van Valkenburgh (53) \tTemple Grandin (68) \tRobin Leach (74) \tJoel Schumacher (76) \tElliot Gould (77) \tJohn McCain (79) \tWilliam Friedkin (80) \tMichael Jackson (RIP) \tIngrid Bergman (RIP) \tRichard Attenborough (RIP) \tJames Hunt (RIP) \tIsabel Sanford (RIP) “Died Today” \tFrank Perry (Born: August 21, 1930 / Died: August 29, 1995) \tDorian Corey (Born: 1937 / Died: August 29, 1993) \tDixie Dunbar (Born: January 19, 1919 / August 29, 1991) \tLee Marvin (Born: February 19, 1924 / August 29, 1987) “Movies” \t1975 - 92 in the Shade \t1986 - Shanghai Surprise \t1997 - Excess Baggage \t1997 - Kull the Conqueror “Music” \t1958 - Alan Freed's Big Beat Show 4th anniversary concert premiered at the Fox Theater in Brooklyn, New York after being turned down by the Paramount. Frankie Avalon, Bill Haley & the Comets and Jimmy Clanton performed. \t1959 - The Quarrymen got a break when the Les Stewart Quartet got into a clash amongst themselves and refused to play at the Casbah Coffee Club in Liverpool. George Harrison, John Lennon and Paul McCartney played in their place and after the show, the group was hired by owner Mona Best to play regular Saturday night gigs. \t1960 - "Kiddio" by Brook Benton took over at #1. https://youtu.be/DSIWF0nZfsM \t1960 - Elvis Presley's song "It's Now Or Never" was #1 for a third week. "Walk, Don't Run" from the Ventures was second followed by "The Twist" from Chubby Checker. https://youtu.be/owq7hgzna3E \t1962 - The Elvis Presley movie Kid Galahad opened in theaters. \t1964 - Dean Martin's hit "Everybody Loves Somebody" spent a fifth week at #1 on the Easy Listening chart. https://youtu.be/1ja32uS-bD0 \t1964 - The Supremes remained at #1 on the R&B chart with "Where Did Our Love Go" https://youtu.be/izzKUoxL11E \t1966 - The Youngbloods recorded "Get Together" https://youtu.be/TMTK8oMTiJw \t1966 - The Beatles closed their American tour at Candlestick Park in San Francisco California. \t1969 - Bob Seger filed for divorce from his wife of ten months. \t1970 - The Isle of Wight Festival was breaking attendance records, even those set by the famous Woodstock Festival, and on day four, the Who, the Doors, Sly & the Family Stone, Joni Mitchell, Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Miles Davis, Melanie, John Sebastian, and others performed \t1970 - Led Zeppelin, Iron Butterfly, Chilliwack, the Youngbloods and Ides of March performed at the Man-Pop Festival in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. \t1970 - Anne Murray's first hit "Snowbird" took over at #1 on the Easy Listening chart. https://youtu.be/c2VYP0FCAUE \t1970 - Cosmo's Factory produced a #1 album for CCR \t1970 - "War" by Edwin Starr became a #1 song and soon after, American involvement in Vietnam ended. https://youtu.be/01-2pNCZiNk \t1976 - Spirit played a reunion concert in Santa Monica, California. Bassist Mark Andes invited Neil Young on stage for the encore, but a jealous Randy California objected and shoved Young when he hopped on stage. \t1977 - Three people were arrested in Memphis, Tennessee for trying to steal the body of Elvis Presley. As a result, the body was moved to Graceland Mansion in Meditation Garden. \t1978 - The Eagles performed at the Miami Baseball Stadium in Miami, Florida. \t1981 - Billy Squier closed the second night of the three-day Reading Rock Festival in Reading, England. \t1981 - U2, Wang Chung (known then as Huang Chung), Ian Dury and the Blockheads, Elvis Costello and the Attractions, Doctor Feelgood and Lindisfarne performed at the two-day Rock on the Tyne Festival in Gateshead, England. \t1981 - ELO posted their second #1 album in the U.K. with Time. \t1981 - 4 by Foreigner was #1 for the second straight week. Bella Donna from Stevie Nicks took runner-up while Escape by Journey was #3. \t1981 - Diana Ross & Lionel Richie reached three weeks at #1 with "Endless Love.” The Pointer Sisters edged up with "Slow Hand" while Joey Scarbury slipped down with the "Theme From 'Greatest American Hero' (Believe It Or Not)" https://youtu.be/pnVOt2LK2Gg \t1982 - Dave Edmunds, the Michael Schenker Group, Twisted Sister, Spider, Marillon, and Y&T closed out the three-day Reading Rock Festival in Reading, England. \t1984 - U2 began the Unforgettable Fire World Tour at the Town Hall Auditorium in Christchurch, New Zealand. \t1986 - The former studio of American Bandstand in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at 4548 Market Street was placed on the National Register of Historic Places of the United States. \t1987 - "Never Gonna' Give You Up" by Rick Astley reached #1 in the U.K. https://youtu.be/dQw4w9WgXcQ \t1987 - Hysteria hit #1 in the U.K. for Def Leppard. \t1987 - Los Lobos hit #1 with their remake of the Ritchie Valens' song "La Bamba" https://youtu.be/nLAWPrCUQQ0 \t1987 - Michael Jackson & Siedah Garrett had the top AC hit with "I Just Can't Stop Loving You" https://youtu.be/QsiszXQmjNI \t1987 - Whitney by Whitney Houston had been the #1 album every week of its release, which now added up to 10. Whitesnake's self-titled release was at 2 followed by Bigger and Deffer by L.L. Cool J. \t1988 - Michael Jackson was in concert at Roundhay Park in Leeds, England. \t1991 - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers kicked off their national tour at Fiddlers Amphitheatre in Denver, Colorado. \t1992 - The Smashing Pumpkins, Public Enemy, and the Manic Street Preachers performed on the second day of the Reading Rock Festival in Reading, England. \t1992 - U2 became the second rock act to perform at Yankee Stadium (Billy Joel was the first), with two shows at the legendary baseball venue. \t1992 - Elton John spent a sixth week at #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart with "The One," his 43rd hit on that chart. https://youtu.be/85B_REWeNcM \t1992 - Boyz II Men continued to have the top R&B song with "End Of The Road" https://youtu.be/zDKO6XYXioc \t1994 - Oasis released their debut album Definitely Maybe. \t1995 - The pilot of a helicopter and the cameramen shooting the Meat Loaf video "I'd Lie For You" were killed in the Sequoia National Forest about 150 miles north of Los Angeles. \t1995 - Faith Hill released her second studio album, It Matters to Me. It produced five Top Ten hits on the Hot Country Songs charts: "Let's Go to Vegas", "Someone Else's Dream", "You Can't Lose Me", "It Matters to Me", and "I Can't Do That Anymore." \t1996 - Isaac Hayes, co-writer of the song "Soul Man", mailed a letter to presidential candidate Bob Dole requesting that he cease using his song, which supporters had changed to "I'm A Dole Man" \t1999 - Lou Bega topped the chart with "Mambo No. 5" https://youtu.be/EK_LN3XEcnw \t2000 - John Michael Montgomery released "The Little Girl" which featured harmony vocals by bluegrass musicians Alison Krauss and Dan Tyminski. It was released as the lead single from the album Brand New Me and became Montgomery's seventh #1 hit. https://youtu.be/5JxrYAumI-I “TV/Radio” \t1966 - Paul Anka hosted the final Hullabaloo show on NBC-TV with guests Peter & Gordon, Lesley Gore and the Cyrkle. \t1966 - Mia Farrow withdrew from the cast of the ABC-TV's "Peyton Place." \t1967 - The final episode of "The Fugitive" aired. \t1999 - Cher was in concert at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada for a live HBO special. “Other Important Events…” \t1962 - The lower level of the George Washington Bridge opened.