"BORN TODAY" \tJack Gleeson 1992 - Actor (Game of Thrones) \tLaLa Brown 1986 (RIP) American singer \tKenny Vasoli 1984 - American singer \tJr. NTR 1983 - Indian film actor \tCalico Cooper 1981 Actress and dancer \tMiriam Parrish 1977 - American television actress \tAngela Goethals, 1977 - Actress (VI Warshawski, Heartbreak Hotel) \tNaturi Naughton, 1984 - American actress and singer-songwriter. \tSierra Boggess 1982 - American theater actress and singer \tMatt Czuchry 1977 - American actor \tBusta Rhymes 1972 Recording artist, actor, record producer and record executive. \tMindy Cohn 1966 - Actress, voice actress, comedian and singer (Facts Of Life) \tGina Ravera 1966 - Actress. ("Showgirls", "Soul Food", "Kiss the Girls") \tTed Allen 1965 - Author and television personality ("Queer Eye" and "Chopped") \tJudy Kuhn 1958 - Actress and singer, \tJane Wiedlin 1958 - Musician, singer-songwriter and actress \tMindy Cohn 1966 - Actress \tBrian Nash 1963 - Musician (Frankie Goes to Hollywood) \tNick Heyward 1961 - Musician (Haircut 100) \tSusan Cowsill 1960 - Singer (The Cowsills, Continental Drifters, Psycho Sisters) \tTony Goldwyn 1960 - Actor (The Pelican Brief, Ghost, Gaby: A True Story) \tBronson Pinchot 1959 - Actor (Courage Under Fire, Beverly Hills Cop series, Risky Business) \tJane Wiedlin 1958 - Singer (Go-Go's, Frosted) \tRonald Prescott Reagan 1958 - Dancer, talk show host, son of U.S. President Ronald Reagan \tDean Butler 1956 - Actor \tWarren Cann 1952 - Musician (Ultravox) \tDave Thomas 1949 - Comedian, actor Cher (Cherilyn Sarkisian LaPierre) 1946 - (Pictured Above) Singer (Sonny & Cher), actress (Moonstruck ; The Witches of Eastwick, Silkwood, Mask) \tJohn Robert "Joe" Cocker 1944 – (RIP) Singer, songwriter \tAnthony Zerbe 1936 - Actor (North and South, They Call Me Mr. Tibbs, Cool Hand Luke) \tConstance Towers 1933 - Actress (On Wings of Eagles) \tJames McEachin 1930 - Actor (The Dead Don’t Die, Double Exposure) \tDavid Hedison (Ara David Heditsian) 1928 - Actor (Licence to Kill, Live and Let Die) \tEdith Fellows 1923 - Actress (The Grace Kelly Story, In the Mood) \tVic Ames (Urick) 1920 - Singer (The Ames Brothers) \tGeorge Goble 1919 - Comedian, Actor (Harper Valley P.T.A.) \tPatrick Ellis (Leftwich) 1916 - Actress \tWilliam R. Hewlett 1913 - Co-founder of Hewlett-Packard Company (HP) \tJimmy Stewart 1908 (RIP) - Actor (Philadelphia Story ; The Glenn Miller Story, It’s a Wonderful Life, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington) Click "Next" To See More Nostalgic News "DIED TODAY" \tChristopher Columbus (Born: 1451 / Died: May 20, 1506) \tGilda Radner (Born: June 28, 1946 / Died: May 20, 1989) \tRobin Gibb (Born: December 22, 1949 / Died: May 20, 2012) "MOVIES TODAY" Click on the movie title to watch it’s trailer. \t1970 - Let It Be \t1975 - The Fortune \t1983 - Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone \t1983 - Tough Enough \t1987 - Beverly Hills Cop II \t1988 - "Crocodile" Dundee II \t1988 - Call Me \t1988 - Willow \t1994 - Maverick \t1994 - Even Cowgirls Get The Blues \t1998 - Godzilla Click "Next" For Nostalgic News In Music "MUSIC TODAY" \t1942 - "I've Got A Gal in Kalamazoo" was recorded by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra. \t1954 - Bill Haley and the Comets' "Rock Around the Clock" was released. It was not successful until it was released in 1955 on the soundtrack to "Blackboard Jungle." \t1957 - Frank Sinatra recorded "Witchcraft". \t1957 - Andy Williams had the #1 U.K. song with "Butterfly". \t1960 - The Silver Beetles (John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Stu Sutcliffe, and Tommy Moore) played the first night of a short tour of Scotland backing singer Johnny Gentle, at Alloa Town Hall in Clackmannanshire. Three of the Silver Beetles adopted stage names: Paul McCartney became Paul Ramon, George Harrison was Carl Harrison, and Stuart Sutcliffe became Stuart de Stael. \t1966 - Bob Dylan and The Band played at the ABC Theatre in Edinburgh, Scotland. Some members of the audience were unhappy with Dylan ‘going electric’, and attempted to overpower the band by playing their own harmonicas. \t1967 - The Beatles new album Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band had a special preview on the Kenny Everett BBC Light program, 'Where It's At', playing every track from the album. \t1967 - Jimi Hendrix signed a recording contract with Reprise Records. \t1967 - "Groovin'" from the Young Rascals took over #1 in only its fifth week on the chart https://youtu.be/S0fErmzmfqo Click "Next" For More News In Music \t1967 - The Young Rascals started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Groovin', also a No.8 hit in the UK. \t1968 - The Beatles armed with a bunch of new songs after their visit to India, met at George Harrison's home in Esher, Surrey. They taped 23 new songs on George's 4-track recorder, many of which would end up on The Beatles' next two albums,(The White Album) and Abbey Road. \t1969 - Led Zeppelin started three days of recording and mixing sessions at A&R Studios in New York City, which included the recording of 'Heartbreaker' and various other parts for new tracks for the group's forthcoming second album. \t1970 - The Beatles film "Let It Be" opened in the U.K. \t1972 - "The Candy Man" became the new #1 song for Sammy Davis, Jr. https://youtu.be/AYihDAhVPko Click "Next" To Continue \t1972 - T Rex were at No.1 on the UK singles chart 'Metal Guru', the group's fourth and final No.1. They also had the UK No.1 album with 'Bolan Boogie'. \t1978 - Paul McCartney went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'With A Little Luck', his sixth solo US No.1. \t1978 - The Buddy Holly story film was premiered in Holly's hometown, of Lubbock, Texas. The film features an Oscar-nominated lead performance by Gary Busey. \t1980 - KISS released the album "Unmasked." \t1978 - "Too Much, Too Little, Too Late" from Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams was the #1 song on the Adult Contemporary chart. \t1981 - Bruce Springsteen appeared at Bingley Hall, Stafford, England during a European tour. \t1989 - Paula Abdul moved into the #1 spot with "Forever Your Girl". \t1989 - Ferry 'Cross The Mersey' by Ferry Aid started a three week run at N \to.1 on the UK singles chart. The song was recorded to raise funds for the Hillsborough Football victims, Gerry Marsden, Paul McCartney, Holly Johnson and The Christians all featured on the recording. \t1991 - Bonnie Raitt released the single "Something To Talk About". https://youtu.be/mJ58TVYNFro \t1995 - Robson Green and Jerome Flynn started a seven-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with their versions of 'Unchained Melody' (There'll Be Blue Birds Over) The White Cliffs Of Dover'. \t1996 - The Metallica single "Until It Sleeps" was released world-wide, excluding North America, where it was released the next day. \t1997 - Foo Fighters released their second album 'The Colour And The Shape', the album was a Grammy nominee for Best Rock Album in 1998. \t2000 - Superstar group the Guess Who reunited for a concert in Manitoba, Canada. Interested in TV & Radio News? Click "Next" To Read "TV/RADIO TODAY" \t1933 - "Charlie Chan" was heard for the final time on the NBC Blue radio network, after only six months on the air. \t1939 - The first telecast over telephone wires was sent from Madison Square Garden to the NBC-TV studios at 30 Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. The event was a bicycle race. \t1961 - Cliff Richard made his first appearance on television on the U.K. ITV show Thank Your Lucky Stars. \t1968 - BBC 2 TV aired a short play 'The Pistol Shot', featuring a young dancer - artist called David Bowie. \t1982 - TV’s "Barney Miller" was seen for the last time on ABC-TV. https://youtu.be/v3476KZuJqQ \t1985 - Radio Marti was launched. \t1993 - The final episode of "Cheers" was aired on NBC-TV For other important events, click "NEXT" "OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS..." \t1830 - The fountain pen was patented by H.D. Hyde. \t1873 - Levi Strauss began marketing blue jeans with copper rivets. \t1902 - The U.S. military occupation of Cuba ended. \t1902 - Cuba gained its independence from Spain. \t1916 - Norman Rockwell’s first cover on "The Saturday Evening Post" appeared. \t1932 - Amelia Earhart took off to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. She became the first woman to achieve the feat. https://youtu.be/uXTgFil2_Bs Continued.... \t1964 - Rudy Lewis of The Drifters died aged 28 under mysterious circumstances the night before the group was set to record 'Under the Boardwalk'. Former Drifters backup singer Johnny Moore was brought back to perform lead vocals for the recording session. \t1969 - While watching a baseball game in Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, Peter Cetera of Chicago was set upon by four Marines (because they didn't like the length of his hair). They broke his jaw, resulting in the singer spending two days in intensive care. \t1990 - The Hubble Space Telescope sent back its first photographs. \t1992 - Aerosmith donated $10,000 to support "Corporal Politics," a controversial art exhibition at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. \t1995 - Don Henley from The Eagles married model Sharon Summerall. Guests included Glenn Frey, Joe Walsh, Timothy B. Schmit, David Crosby, Randy Newman, Jimmy Buffett, Jackson Browne, Billy Joel, Sting and Sheryl Crow. \t1998 - Tommy Lee from Motley Crue was sentenced to six months jail after being found guilty of spousal abuse. \t1998 - The funeral of Frank Sinatra was held at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Beverly Hills. Mourners in attendance included, Tony Bennett, Faye Dunaway, Tony Curtis, Liza Minnelli, Kirk Douglas, Angie Dickinson, Sophia Loren, Bob Newhart, Mia Farrow and Jack Nicholson. 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