"BORN TODAY" \tThomas Brodie-Sangster 1990 - Actor ("Game of Thrones") \tMegan Fox 1986 - Actress ("Transformers") \tJim Sturgess 1981 - Actor \tEvan Ferrante 1979 - Actor (Owen-Swan's Crossing) \tVincent Larusso 1978 - Actor (Adam-Mighty Ducks, D2, D3) \tMelanie Lynskey 1977 - Actress ("Two and Half Men") \tSonny Sandoval 1974 - Singer (P.O.D.) \tAdam Richman\u00a01974 - TV personality (Man v Food) \tJason Acu\u00f1a "Wee-Man" 1973 - Television personality \tTori Spelling 1973 - Actress ("Beverly Hills 90210") \tKhary Payton 1972 - Actor \tSimon Katz 1971 - Musician (Jamiroquai) \tRachel Goswell 1971 - Singer and songwriter (Slowdive, Mojave 3) \tDavid Boreanaz 1971 - Actor ("Bones," "Angel") \tRick Trevino (Ricardo Trevi\u00f1o, Jr.) 1971 - Country musician \tTucker Carlson 1969 - Television commentator \tTracey Gold 1969 - Actress ("Growing Pains") \tRalph Tresvant 1968 - Singer (New Edition) \tDanielle Spencer 1965 - Actress (What's Happening!!) \tSommore 1966 - Comedian and actress \tScott Reeves 1966 - Actor (Ryan-Young & Restless), \tJanet Jackson 1966 - Singer \tKrist Novoselic 1965 - Musician (Nirvana)\u00a0 \tBoyd Tinsley 1964 - American violinist (Dave Matthews Band) \tNina Arvesen 1961 - Actress (Cassandra-Young & Restless) \tKevin McDonald 1961 - Comedian and actor \tMare Winningham 1959 - Actress (St Elmo's Fire, Turner & Hooch) \tGlenn Gregory 1958 - Musician (Heaven 17) \tDebra Winger 1955 - Actress \tPierce Brosnan 1952 - Actor ("Remington Steel," "Dante's Peak," "Golden Eye") \tJonathan Richman 1951 - Musician \tChristian Lacroix 1951 -\u00a0French fashion designer. \tBarbara Lee 1947 - Musician (The Chiffons) \tDarrell Sweet 1947 - Musician (Nazareth) \tBill Smitrovich (William Stanley "Bill" Smitrowicz) 1947 - Actor \tRobert Fripp 1946 - Musician \tDanny Trejo 1944 - Actor ("Heat", "Con Air", and "Desperado") \tBilly Cobham (William C. Cobham) 1944 - Musician \tYvonne Craig 1937 - Actress ("Batman" tv series) \tBetty Carter (Lillie Mae Jones) 1930 - Singer \tEddie Bert 1922 - Musician \tHarry Carey Jr. 1921 (RIP) - Actor (3 Godfathers (1948), She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (1949), and Cheyenne Autumn (1964)) \tLiberace (Wladziu Valentino Liberace) 1919 (RIP) - Musician \tGeorge Gaynes 1917 (RIP)- Actor ("Tootsie") \tWoody Herman (Woodrow Charles Herman) 1913 (RIP) - Musician, singer \tStuds Terkel (Louis "Studs" Terkel) 1912 (RIP) - Author, historian, actor, broadcaster \tMargret Rey 1906 (RIP) - Co-author and illustrator of children's books (Curious George) \tHenry Fonda 1905 (RIP) - Actor, father of Jane Fonda and Peter Fonda \tElizabeth Palmer Peabody 1804 (RIP) - Educator, opened the first English-language kindergarten Want to see who "died" today? Click "next" to read\u00a0more... "DIED TODAY" \tAndy Kaufman (Born: January 17, 1949 \/ Died: May 16, 1984) \tJim Henson (Born: September 24, 1936 \/ Died: May 16, 1990) (Pictured Above) \tSammy Davis Jr. (Born: December 8, 1925 \/ Died: May 16, 1990) \tChuck Brown (Born: August 22, 1936 \/ Died: May 16, 2012) \tBernard Waber (September 27, 1921\u2013May 16, 2013) \tJulia Meade Kunz (December 17, 1925 \u2013 May 16, 2016) Click "next" to check out MOVIE and MUSIC news... "MOVIES TODAY" Click on the movie title to watch it\u2019s trailer. \t1980 - Fame \t1980 - The Long Rider \t1986 - Top Gun "MUSIC TODAY" \t1929 - Paul Whiteman and his orchestra backed Bing Crosby recorded "Sposin\u2019." \u00a0 \t1960 - Elvis Presley held on to #1 for a fourth week with "Stuck On You". \t1962 - B Bumble and the Stingers were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Nut Rocker.' The instrumental was based on Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker Suite.' \t1964 - Mary Wells started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'My Guy'. Written and produced by Smokey Robinson and The Miracles, it made No.5 in the UK. \t1966 - The Beach Boys released the album Pet Sounds in the US. The album is now regarded as the masterpiece of composer-producer Brian Wilson. \t1966 - Dylan\u2019s iconic Blonde On Blonde album was released, reaching No.9 in the US charts and No.3 in the UK. Rock's first double album, and Dylan's seventh studio effort, it was recorded with Al Kooper, Robbie Robertson and Nashville country music session players, and had what Dylan later called \u2018that wild mercury sound\u2019. \t1970 - The Moments enjoyed their moment as "Love On A Two-Way Street" hit #1 on the R&B chart. https:\/\/youtu.be\/fajX-1b94us Continued... \t1970 - Randy Bachman left the Guess Who. \t1970 - Crosby Stills Nash & Young went to No.1 on the US album chart with 'Deja Vu'. The album featured three Top 40 singles: 'Teach Your Children,' 'Our House,' and 'Woodstock'. \t1970 - The England World Cup Squad were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Back Home.' The track spent three weeks at the top of the charts. \t1973 - The Carpenters released the single "Yesterday Once More". \t1974 - Neil Young made an unannounced appearance at The Bottom Line in New York and played songs from his new album 'On The Beach.' \t1976 - Patti Smith made her UK debut at The Roundhouse, London. \t1981 - Former New Christy Minstrels member (with Kenny Rogers), Kim Carnes started a nine week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Bette Davis Eyes', the singers only US No.1 and a No.10 hit in the UK. https:\/\/youtu.be\/EPOIS5taqA8 Continued... \t1984 - Prince's "When Doves Cry" was released. \t1987 - U2 started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart 'With Or Without You', the group's first US No.1. The third track from their 1987 album The Joshua Tree the song was the group's most successful single at the time. \t1988 - Richard Marx released the single "Hold On To The Nights". \t1992 - Genesis took over the #1 position on the Adult Contemporary chart with "Hold On My Heart" \t1992 - En Vogue's great song "My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna' Get It)" topped the R&B chart. https:\/\/youtu.be\/Xpugp6DIb3I \t1992 - Weird Al Yankovic's "Smell Like Nirvana" hit #35 in the U.S. \t1998 - Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards fell while reaching for a book of nude art in his Connecticut home. The fall broke his ribs, causing the Stones to postpone many dates on their Bridges To Babylon tour. \t2000 - The Artist announced that he was reclaiming the name "Prince" since his contract with Warner-Chappell had expired. The contract officially ended on December 31, 1999 See what happened today in TV and RADIO... "TV\/RADIO TODAY" \t1948 - The body of CBS News correspondent George Polk was found in Solonika Bay in Greece. It had been a week after he'd disappeared. \t1963 - The Beatles appeared live on the national BBC TV children's program \u2018Pops and Lenny\u2019, at Television Theatre, Shepherd's Bush Green, London, in front of an live audience. The Beatles performed \u2018From Me to You\u2019 and a shortened version of \u2018Please Please Me.' \t1965 - Petula Clark performed on The Ed Sullivan Show on CBS-TV. \t1983 - The television special "Motown 25: Yesterday, Today and Forever" aired. It was a taping of the first time that Michael Jackson performed the moonwalk for a live audience. https:\/\/youtu.be\/Cd6vMsKIFPY \t1999 - Diana Ross and Brandy starred in the television movie Double Platinum On ABC. \t2002 - Cher was a guest star on the television show Will & Grace on NBC. Click "Next" to see OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS "OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS..." \t1929 - The first Academy Awards were held in Hollywood. \t1946 - Jack Mullin showed the world the first magnetic tape recorder. \t1965 - Spaghetti-O's were sold for the first time. \t1969 - Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane was arrested for possession of marijuana and received a two and a half year suspended sentence. \t1969 - Pete Townshend spent the night in a US jail for assaulting a man during a Who gig at The Fillmore East. \t1971 - U.S. postage for a one-ounce first class stamp was increased from 6 to 8 cents. \t1974 - Guitarist Brian May collapsed in New York while Queen were on a US tour and was flown back to England suffering from hepatitis. \t1981 - Martin Chambers (Pretenders) married Tracy Atkinson. \t1985 - Michael Jordan was named Rookie of the Year in the NBA. https:\/\/youtu.be\/3rvI_394RAc \t1986 - Caitlin O'Riordan (Pogues) and Elvis Costello were married. \t1987 - David Crosby married Jan Dance in Los Angeles, California. \u00a0Stephen Stills gave the bride away. \u00a0Graham Nash also renewed vows with his wife Susan. \t1991 - Queen Elizabeth II became the first British monarch to address the U.S. Congress. \t1992 - The Endeavour space shuttle landed safely after its maiden voyage. 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