"February 4" Contributed by Pearleen Ang "BORN TODAY" \tRosa Parks (RIP) \tIda Lupino\u00a0(RIP) \tWilliam Phipps (95) \tConrad Bain\u00a0(RIP) \tAlice Cooper (69) \tMichael Beck (68) \tClint Black (55) \tJim O'Heir (55) \tGabriella Anwar (47) \tRob Corddry (46) \tOscar Dela Hoya (44) \tBug Hall (32) \tJeff Dye (34) \tKimberly Wyatt (35) \tGavin DeGraw (40) \tCam'ron (41) \tJeff Schroeder (43) \tDan Quayle (70) \tGeorge A. Romero (77) \tJerry Adler (88) "DIED TODAY" \tKaren Carpenter (RIP) Born: March 2, 1950 \/ Died: \u00a0February 4, 1983. "MOVIES TODAY" \t1938 \u00a0-\u00a0The animated film\u00a0Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs\u00a0was released and had major success in the box-office, making more money than any other motion picture up till that point . \u00a0 \t1976 - Next Stop, Greenwich Village\u00a0 -\u00a0A drama film, set in the early 1950s, written and directed by Paul Mazursky, featuring, amongst others, Lenny Baker, Shelley Winters, Ellen Greene, Lois Smith, and Christopher Walken. The film was generally well received by critics. \t1983 \u2013\u00a0Videodrome\u00a0- a 1983 Canadian science fiction film written and directed by David Cronenberg, starring James Woods, Sonja Smits, and Deborah Harry. \t1983 -\u00a0Without a Trace\u00a0 - A 1983 dramatic film. It is based on the novel Still Missing by Beth Gutcheon. The film stars Kate Nelligan, Judd Hirsch, David Dukes and Stockard Channing. \t1994 - Ace Ventura: Pet Detective\u00a0 -\u00a0 A goofy detective (Jim Carrey) specializing in animals goes in search of a missing dolphin mascot of a football team \t1994 - I'll Do Anything\u00a0 -\u00a0 It is an American dramedy film written and directed by James L. Brooks. Its primary plot concerns a down-on-his-luck actor who suddenly finds himself the sole caretaker of his six-year-old daughter. \t1994 - My Father the Hero\u00a0 -\u00a0 It is English language remake of the 1991 French film Mon p\u00e8re, ce h\u00e9ros. The remake was directed by Steve Miner and released by Touchstone Pictures. "MUSIC TODAY" \t1959 - \u00a0Frankie Avalon and Jimmy Clanton took over headlining the Winter Dance Party after the death of Buddy Holly. \t1963 - \u00a0 The Beach Boys released the single "Surfin' U.S.A." \u00a0#1 \t1963 - \u00a0 Ruby & the Romantics released the single "Our Day Will Come". \t1967\u00a0\u00a0-\u00a0\u00a0 "I'm A Believer" by the Monkees, one of The Top 100 Songs of the 1960's*, as well as one of The Top 500 Songs of the Rock Era*, spent a sixth week at #1. \t1971 - Diana Ross guest starred on Danny Thomas' "Make Room For Granddaddy" TV show. \t1974 - \u00a0 Elton John released his new single "Bennie & The Jets". \t1977 - Fleetwood Mac's second album, "Rumours," was released. \t1978\u00a0-\u00a0 ABBA achieved their third #1 album in the U.K. with their release entitled The Album. \t1978 - \u00a0 Neil Diamond posted his fifth #1 on the Adult chart with "Desiree". \t1978 - The Bee Gees' "Staying Alive" hits #1 \t1978 - Rita Coolidge had one of the hottest songs as her remake of "The Way You Do The Things You Do" moved from 58 to 38. \t1980 - The Eagles released the single "I Can't Tell You Why". \t1984 - Christopher Cross enjoyed his third #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart since 1980 with "Think Of Laura". \t1984\u00a0-\u00a0Culture Club moved to #1 with "Karma Chameleon", unseating Yes with "Owner Of A Lonely Heart". \t1984 - Michael Jackson spent a 26th week at #1 on the album chart with Thriller, just five short of the Rock Era record of 31 set by Fleetwood Mac's Rumours. \t1986\u00a0-\u00a0 Janet Jackson released her third but what would prove to be her breakthrough album--Control. \t1989\u00a0-\u00a0 Steve Winwood reached #1 on the AC chart with "Holding On". \t1989\u00a0-\u00a0 Edie Brickell & the New Bohemians' eclectic album Shooting Rubberbands at the Stars moved into the Top 10. \t1989\u00a0-\u00a0 One of The Top 100 Songs of the 1980's*, "When I'm With You" by Sheriff, was #1 with Paula Abdul chasing from behind with "Straight Up". \t1989 - \u00a0"When I'm With You" was released in 1982 and hit No. 1 in \t1991\u00a0-\u00a0 Londonbeat released the awesome single "I've Been Thinking About You". \t1995\u00a0-\u00a0 Celine Dion went to #1 in the U.K. with "Think Twice", a song that would remain at the top for seven weeks and would go on to win the Ivor Novello Award for Song of the Year. \t1995\u00a0-\u00a0\u00a0The incredible TLC enjoyed a ninth week at #1 on the R&B chart with "Creep", one of The Top R&B Songs of the 1990's*. \t1995 - Pam Tillis earns her first #1 single in Billboard with "Mi Vida Loca (My Crazy Life)" "TV\/RADIO TODAY" \t1956 - \u00a0Elvis Presley appears again on CBS' Dorsey Brothers Stage Show, performing "Baby, Let's Play House" and "Tutti Frutti." \t1962 - The NBC-TV series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color airs "Fantasy on Skis." \t1977 - It's Showtime Day on The New Mickey Mouse Club. Multi-talented musician Scotty Plummer from San Francisco performs. \t1977 -\u00a0\u00a0ABC's American Bandstand rock show celebrates its 25th anniversary on the air with a primetime special. \t1979 - The Wonderful World of Disney airs part 2 of "Shadow of Fear." \t1990 - The Disney television series airs the episode Disneyland's 35th Anniversary \u00a0Celebration. The special - presented in a series of sketches - features Tony Danza, Michael Eisner, \u00a0Charles Fleischer, Kelsey Grammar, Woody Harrelson, and Frank Oz \t1991 - "Cher at the Mirage" aired on CBS-TV. \t1985 - Glenn Frey (Eagles) appeared on an episode of "Miami Vice" on NBC-TV. \t2002\u00a0-\u00a0Stevie Wonder sang "Happy Birthday" to Rosa Parks for her 89th at the premiere of the television movie Ride to Freedom: \u00a0The Rosa Parks Story. "OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS..." \t1959\u00a0 - \u00a0Today was the first day of the invention of the Barbie Doll. This doll was created by Ruth Handler, who was one of the founders of the Mattel Company. Barbie was named after Ruth\u2019s daughter. Later on, when the Ken doll was made, it was named after Ruth\u2019s son. \t1974\u00a0 -\u00a0 Newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst was kidnapped in Berkeley, Calif., by the Symbionese Liberation Army. \t1984 - At EPCOT Center, Backstage Magic opens in Communicore East in Future World. Replacing the Astuter Revue, Backstage Magic features computer operator Julie and her graphic sidekick, I\/O (Input\/Output). It demonstrates the process of operating the Audio-Animatronics found throughout the Disney parks.\u00a0 (The show will run through 1993.) \t1997\u00a0- A civil jury panel in Santa Monica, California had determined that O.J. Simpson was guilty of the deaths of both his ex-wife Nicole Brown-Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. He had originally been acquitted in the year 1995.