“Born Today” \tMark Indelicato (21) \tAnnaLynne McCord (28) \tJesse Jane (35) \tJayma Mays (36) \tJenna Lewis (38) \tChris Pontius (41) \tCorey Feldman (44)(Featured Above) \tRain Pryor (46) \tBarry Sanders (47) \tWill Ferrell (48) \tPhoebe Cates (52) \tMichael Flatley (57) \tTony Kushner (59) \tRuben Blades (67) \tJoe Jackson (RIP) \tGinger Rogers (RIP) “Died Today” \tHarry Chapin (Born: December 7, 1942 / Died: July 16, 1981) \tCarolyn Bessette Kennedy (Born: January 7, 1966 / Died: July 16, 1999) \tJohn F. Kennedy Jr. (Born: November 25, 1960 / Died: July 16, 1999) \tCelia Cruz (Born: October 21, 1925 / Died: July 16, 2003) \tKitty Wells (Born: August 30, 1919 / Died: July 16, 2012) “Movies” Click on the movie title to watch it’s trailer. \t1970 - R. P. M. \t1976 - The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings \t1982 - A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy \t1982 - Six Pack \t1982 - Summer Lovers \t1982 - Young Doctors in Love \t1993 - Free Willy \t1993 - Hocus Pocus \t1999 - The Wood \t1999 - Lake Placid “Music” \t1900 - His Master's Voice, the logo of the Victor Recording Company and later RCA Victor, was registered with the US Patent Office. The logo shows the dog, Nipper, looking into the horn of a gramophone. \t1955 - Fats Domino wouldn't budge from #1 on the R&B chart for a seventh week with "Ain't That A Shame". It was Domino's first single. https://youtu.be/J8KJe8Ugtd8 \t1959 - The Coasters recorded "Poison Ivy." \t1962 - The Beach Boys signed to Capitol Records in the US, their first hit was in Sept this year with 'Surfin' Safari.' \t1962 - Nat King Cole released the single "Ramblin' Rose". \t1962 - The Beach Boys signed a recording contract with Capitol Records. \t1963 - The Beach Boys completed recording of "In My Room" and "Catch A Wave". http://dai.ly/xu6v84 \t1965 - During a UK tour The Rolling Stones appeared at The Odeon in Exeter supported by The Walker Brothers and Steam Packet. \t1966 - Tommy James and the Shondells started a two week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Hanky Panky', a song first recorded by The Raindrops. A No.38 hit in the UK. \t1966 - Frank Sinatra camped out at #1 for a seventh week on the Adult Contemporary chart with "Strangers In The Night". \t1966 - The Temptations had the #1 R&B song for the eighth week with "Ain't Too Proud To Beg". \t1966 - Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker and Eric Clapton formed Cream the three piece group only lasted 2 years. \t1967 - Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, Judy Collins, Janis Ian, David Blue, Mike Settle, Tom Paxton and Eric Andersen all appeared at the Newport Folk Festival in Newport, Rhode Island. \t1969 - The Who's "I'm Free" was released. https://youtu.be/Ux1vBolJf5Q \t1970 - Diana Ross released the second single of her solo career--"Ain't No Mountain High Enough". \t1970 - Pink Floyd recorded a show at the BBC Paris Cinema, in London, England for broadcast on the John Peel Sunday Concert, on BBC Radio 1 (broadcast 19 July of this year.) \t1972 - Smokey Robinson and the Miracles gave their farewell concert in Washington, DC. \t1973 - The Grand Funk Railroad single "We're An American Band" was released. \t1973 - Bob Dylan released the soundtrack to "Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid." \t1976 - Loggins and Messina broke up. \t1977 - "Easy" by the Commodores earned the #1 position on the R&B chart. \t1977 - Shaun Cassidy went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Da Doo Ron Ron', his only US No.1. Shaun is the half brother of David Cassidy. https://youtu.be/DYNxdl-feoo \t1981 - Harry Chapin died in an automobile crash while on the Long Island Expressway on his way to give a benefit concert. He was 38 years old. \t1983 - DeBarge took over at #1 on the AC chart with "All This Love". \t1983 - Michael Jackson's Thriller spent its 19th week at #1 on the Album chart. \t1984 - US singer Billy Williams died aged 74. Had the 1957 US No.3 single 'I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter'). \t1988 - Eric Carmen rose to #1 on the Adult Contemporary chart with "Make Me Lose Control". https://youtu.be/fQlKa1IeZF8 \t1993 - The first of the three day Phoenix festival in England started, featuring Sonic Youth, Faith No More, The Black Crowes, Julian Cope, Pop Will Eat Itself, Radiohead, Living Colour, Manic Street Preachers, Pulp, tickets £49. \t1994 - Janet Jackson's "Any Time, Any Place" was the #1 R&B hit for the sixth straight week. \t1995 - Rap singer Queen Latifah was the victim of a car-jacking attempt that went wrong, leaving her bodyguard shot and wounded. \t1995 - Wayne Osmond from The Osmonds underwent a brain tumour operation at Duke University Medical Centre, North Carolina. \t1999 - Sheryl Crow and Sarah McLachlan performed at Coors Amphitheater in San Diego, California on the Lilith Fair tour. beth-orton.co.uk \t2000 - Coldplay went to No.1 on the UK album chart with their debut release Parachutes. The release spawned the hit singles 'Shiver', 'Yellow', 'Trouble', and 'Don't Panic' and won the Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album in 2002. \t2000 - Matchbox 20 went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'Bent.' The single was taken from their second album Mad Season. “TV/Radio” \t1934 - The NBC Red radio network premiered the musical drama, "Dreams Come True." \t1969 - Diana Ross & the Supremes were the guest hostesses on The Tonight Show on NBC-TV. \t1969 - Janis Joplin was a guest on The Dick Cavett Show. https://youtu.be/BOTEDnQ4Fvk \t1985 - The All-Star Game, televised on NBC-TV, was the first program broadcast in stereo by a TV network. \t1999 - The Beach Boys appeared on NBC-TV's Today. “Other Important Events…” \t1790 - The District of Columbia, or Washington, DC, was established as the permanent seat of the United States Government. \t1926 - The first underwater color photographs appeared in "National Geographic" magazine. The pictures had been taken near the Florida Keys. photography.nationalgeographic.com \t1935 - Oklahoma City became the first city in the U.S. to install parking meters. \t1945 - The United States detonated the first atomic bomb in a test at Alamogordo, NM. \t1951 - J.D. Salinger's novel "The Catcher in the Rye" was first published. mentalfloss.com \t1964 - Little League Baseball Incorporated was granted a Federal Charter unanimously by the United States Senate and House of Representatives. \t1969 - Apollo 11 blasted off from Cape Kennedy, FL, and began the first manned mission to land on the moon. \t1973 - Alexander P. Butterfield informed the Senate committee investigating the Watergate affair of the existence of recorded tapes. \t1981 - After 23 years with the name Datsun, executives of Nissan changed the name of their cars to Nissan. wikipedia.org \t2005 - J.K. Rowling's book "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" was released. It was the sixth in the Harry Potter series. The book sold 6.9 million copies on its first day of release. \t2009 - In Chicago, Sears Tower was renamed Willis Tower.