"BORN TODAY" \tT. J. Miller, 1981 - American actor and comedian \tJoshua Matthew Michael McDermitt 1978 - Actor (TV: "The Walking Dead") \tRobin Lord Taylor 1978 - Film and television actor and director (Accepted, Another Earth and Would You Rather) \tBar Refaeli 1975 - Model \tRussell Brand 1975 - English comedian, and television personality, \tAngelina Jolie 1975 - American actress (Girl, Interrupted, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider) \tMichele Hicks 1973 - Actress and former fashion model (Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, CSI: NY, Cold Case) \tStefan Lessard 1974 - Musician (The Dave Matthews Band) \tNikka Costa 1972 - American singer \tIzabella Scorupco 1970 - Actress, Singer, Model (GoldenEye) \tRob Huebel 1972 - American comedian \tNoah Wyle 1971 - Actor (Dr John Carter-ER) \tHoratio Sanz 1969 - Comedian ("Saturday Night Live") \tScott Wolf 1968 - Actor (Broken Arrow, Party of 5) \tAl B. Sure! 1968 - American R&B singer \tSam Harris 1961 - Pop and theater musician as well as a television, theater and film actor. \tEl DeBarge 1961 - Rocker (Debarge-All this Love) \tJulie White 1961 - Actress (Grace Under Fire and Transformers film series) \tJulie Gholson 1958 - Actress (Where the Lilies Bloom) \tKeith David 1956 - American film and television actor, voice actor, singer and comedian \tParker Stevenson 1952 - Actor - (The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries series) \tDan K. Brown 1951 - Musician (The Fixx) \tGordon Waller 1945 - Musician (Peter and Gordon) \tMichelle Phillips (Holly Michelle Gilliam) 1944 - Singer (The Mamas & the Papas), actress ("The Last Movie", "Knot's Landing") \tRoger Ball 1944 - Musician (Average White Band) \tBruce Dern 1936 - Actor ("Coming Home" and "Nebraska") \tFreddy Fender 1937 (RIP) - American singer and guitarist \tJohn Drew Barrymore 1932 (RIP) - American actor \tMorgana King 1930 - American singer and actress \tDr. Ruth (Ruth Westheimer) 1928 - German-American therapist and author \tDennis Weaver 1924 (RIP) American actor and director ((Chester-Gunsmoke, Duel, Battered)) \tRobert Merrill 1917 (RIP) American actor and singer More Nostalgic News "NEXT" "DIED TODAY" \tFreddie Scott (April 24, 1933 – June 4, 2007) was an American soul singer and songwriter. His biggest hits were "Hey, Girl", a top ten US pop hit in 1963, and "Are You Lonely For Me", a no.1 hit on the R&B chart in early 1967. \tJack Gilford (July 25, 1907 – June 4, 1990) was an American Broadway, film and television actor. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Save the Tiger (1973). "MOVIES TODAY" Click on the movie title to watch it’s trailer. \t1972 - A Day in the Death of Joe Egg \t1980 - The Happy Hooker Goes Hollywood \t1982 - Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan \t1982 - Hanky Panky \t1982 - Chan is Missing \t1982 - Poltergeist (Featured Above) \t1993 - Life with Mikey \t1993 - Guilty as Sin \t1999 - Instinct Music News on "NEXT" page "MUSIC TODAY" \t1942 -Glenn Wallichs launched Capitol Records in the US. The label became home to such artists as Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, The Beach Boys and countless others. Wallichs was the man who invented the art of record promotion by sending copies of new releases to disc jockeys. \t1962 - The Beach Boys released the single "Surfin' Safari". \t1963 - The Searchers released their debut single "Sweets For My Sweet." \t1966 - "Strangers In The Night" hit #1 for Frank Sinatra on the Adult Contemporary chart. \t1967 - Stevie Wonder released the single "I Was Made To Love Her". https://youtu.be/9pYux5-d1Es Music News Continued on "NEXT" page \t1967 - The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Procol Harum, Denny Laine and The Chiffons all appeared at The Saville Theatre, London. Both Paul McCartney and George Harrison were in the audience to see Hendrix perform the title track from Sgt. Pepper which had been released just 3 days earlier. \t1969 - Seven years after his first hit Tommy Roe was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Dizzy' his only No.1 hit. \t1970 - Elvis Presley began five days of recording at RCA's studio B in Nashville, starting each day at 6pm and working until dawn. \t1975 - The Rolling Stones became the first rock band to receive royalties for sales of their records in Russia. \t1976 - Live recordings were made at the new wave venue GBGB's of performances from Blondie, Mink DeVille, Talking Heads, Laughing Dogs and Tuff Darts. The tracks featured on the album 'Live At CBGB'S New York'. \t1976 - The Sex Pistols appeared at The Lesser Free Trade Hall, Manchester, England. The now legendary night is regarded as a catalyst to the punk rock movement \t1977 - "Best of My Love" by the Emotions was #1 on the R&B chart. https://youtu.be/pahij2ZMkMw More Music News on "NEXT" page \t1977 - Barry Manilow reached #1 with "Looks Like We Made It" on the Easy Listening chart. \t1977 - Stevie Wonder made it three weeks in a row at #1 with "Sir Duke" \t1983 - Thriller by Michael Jackson was #1 for the 15th week in a row. \t1983 -The Police started a four week run at No.1 in the UK with 'Every Breath You Take' the group's fifth and final No.1 single \t1984 - Bruce Springsteen released the album, 'Born In The USA', which became the best-selling album of 1985 in the United States (and also Springsteen's most successful album ever). The album produced a record-tying string of seven Top 10 singles (tied with Michael Jackson's Thriller and Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814). \t1984 - The Sheila E. album "The Glamorous Life" was released. \t1986 - The first of a six date Conspiracy of Hope tour was held at Cow Palace, San Francisco, California. The benefit concerts on behalf of Amnesty International were held to increase awareness of Amnesty on the 25th anniversary of its work for human rights. The shows were headlined by U2 and Sting, and also featured Bryan Adams, Peter Gabriel, Lou Reed, Joan Baez, and The Neville Brothers. \t1992 - Iron Maiden played a gig at the Oval pub, Norwich before 400 fans as The Nodding Donkeys, as a thank you to the pub's landlord Chris Hiles. \t1994 - "Back & Forth" by Aaliyah was #1 for the third week on the R&B chart. https://youtu.be/95qjWMhUXUQ \t1994 - All-4-One remained at #1 with "I Swear". \t1994 - Wet Wet Wet started a fifteen-week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Love Is All Around', from the film 'Four Weddings & A Funeral'. \t1996 - Crowded House announced they had split up. Brothers Neil and Tim Finn from the group were both awarded OBE's in 1993 for their service to their native New Zealand. \t1996 - The Metallica album "Load" was released. \t1998 - Brooks & Dunn, Reba McEntire and the pop group Hanson performed a benefit for Children's Miracle Network hospitals. TV & RADIO News On "NEXT" Page "TV/RADIO TODAY" \t1934 - The Dorsey Brothers recorded "Annie’s Cousin Fanny" for the first time. Glenn Miller also sang in the song. \t1944 - "Leonidas Witherall" was first broadcast on the Mutual Broadcasting System. \t1956 - Elvis Presley was on The Milton Berle Show, where he was presented with a Billboard Triple Crown Award to commemorate "Heartbreak Hotel" being #1 on the pop, R&B and country charts. \t1967 - The Monkees won an Emmy Award for Best Comedy Series. https://youtu.be/5X0NzFz8l0o Other Important Events And NATIONAL DAYS "NEXT" "OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS..." \t1783 - A hot-air balloon was demonstrated by Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier. It reached a height of 1,500 feet. \t1784 - Marie Thible became the first woman to fly in a hot-air balloon. The flight was 45 minutes long and reached a height of 8,500 feet. \t1896 - Henry Ford made a successful test drive of his new car in Detroit, MI. He called the vehicle was called a "Quadricycle." \t1919 - The U.S. Senate passed the Women's Suffrage bill. \t1939 - The first shopping cart was introduced by Sylvan Goldman in Oklahoma City, OK. It was actually a folding chair that had been mounted on wheels. \t1969 - In Glenrowan, Australia, hundreds of people signed a petition protesting against the casting of Mick Jagger in the role of the Australian folk hero Ned Kelly in the film of the same name. The film, directed by Tony Richardson, was released in October 1970. \t1974 - Sally Murphy became the first woman to qualify as an aviator with the U.S. Army. \t1985 - Elton John began a high court battle with Dick James Music, seeking the rights to early songs and recordings plus damages estimated at more than £30 million ($51 million). The singer lost a six-month court battle to recover the copyright to 169 songs however, the court ordered Dick James to cough up millions in unpaid royalties. \t1990 - American punk rock singer Stiv Bators of the Dead Boys and The Lords of the New Church died after being hit by a taxi in Paris, France. \t1992 - The US Postal Service announced the results of a poll conducted to see which picture of Elvis Presley should be used on a commemorative stamp. The young Elvis beat the (older and larger) Vegas Elvis. photo: commercialappeal.com \t1993 - Kurt Cobain was arrested after a dispute at his house in Seattle; the disagreement allegedly concerned the Nirvana's guitarist's collection of firearms. \t1997 - The body of Jeff Buckley was found floating in a harbor leading to the Mississippi River. Buckley had disappeared the previous Thursday while swimming in a Memphis harbor. \t1998 - George and Ira Gershwin received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "NATIONAL DAYS" \tNational SAFE Day \tNational Cheese Day \tNational Cognac Day \tNational Old Maid’s Day \tNational Cancer Survivor’s Day – First Sunday in June Please help us keep our daily "DYRT" (Do You Remember Today") up to date. If you have any additions, subtractions, changes or suggestions, we would appreciate your feedback! Thank you!