"BORN TODAY" \tKendrick Lamar (28) \tVenus Williams (35) \tKrayzie Bone (42) \tPaulina Rubio (44) \tMichael Showalter (45) \tWill Forte (45) \tTory Burch (49) \tJason Patric (49) \tKami Colter (50) \tErin Murphy (51) \tGreg Kinnear (52) \tThomas Haden Church (55) \tBobby Farrelly (57) \tJon Gries (58) \tMark Linn-Baker (61) \tJoe Piscopo (64) \tGeorge S. Clinton (68) \tNewt Gingrich (72) \tBarry Manilow (72) (Featured Above) \tKen Loach (79) "DIED TODAY" \tWillie Davenport (Born: June 8, 1943 / Died: June 17, 2002) \tRodney King (Born: April 2, 1965 / Died: June 17, 2012) "MOVIES TODAY" Click on the movie title to watch it’s trailer. \t1964 - Viva Las Vegas \t1967 - Dont Look Back \t1970 - Beyond the Valley of the Dolls \t1970 - A Walk in the Spring Rain \t1970 - The Hawaiians \t1971 - Willard \t1971 - The Panic in Needle Park \t1976 - Silent Movie \t1977 - The Deep \t1977 - Exorcist II: The Heretic \t1983 - Superman III \t1987 - Benji the Hunted \t1988 - The Decline of Western Civilization Part II: The Metal Years \t1988 - The Great Outdoors \t1994 - Getting Even With Dad \t1994 - Wolf \t1999 - The General’s Daughter \t1999 - Tarzan "MUSIC TODAY" \t1954 - Danny Cedrone, guitarist who can be heard on the famous song "Rock Around The Clock", died 10 days after recording the record after falling down a staircase. \t1957 - "At the Hop" was released by Danny & the Juniors. \t1964 - The Supremes' "Where Did Our Love Go" was released. It became their first song to get to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart. \t1965 - The Kinks arrived in New York City to start their first U.S. tour. \t1965 - Working at Abbey Road studios in London The Beatles completed work on the new Paul McCartney song 'Yesterday' with the overdubbing of an additional vocal track by McCartney and a string quartet. \t1966 - The Hollies released the single "Bus Stop". https://youtu.be/DZEoKqjfvkw \t1967 - "Groovin'" by the Young Rascals entered the #1 position in its ninth week on the chart, taking over from Aretha Franklin's "Respect". \t1968 - Mason Williams released the instrumental single "Classical Gas". \t1971 - Carole King went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Tapestry’ for the first of 15 consecutive weeks. \t1972 - Don McLean had his first UK No.1 single with 'Vincent.' The song was written about the 19th century artist Vincent Van Gogh. The song is played daily at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. \t1972 - The Rolling Stones album Exile On Main Street started a four-week run at the top of the US charts. The double album, regularly regarded as one of the band's best, features Rocks Off, Rip This Joint, Happy and Tumbling Dice. \t1972 - Neil Diamond remained at #1 for the third week on the Easy Listening chart with "Song Sung Blue" https://youtu.be/P1t9zOwmWok \t1973 - Dolly Parton recorded 'I Will Always Love You' in RCA's Studio "B" in Nashville. Written for her one-time partner and mentor, Porter Wagoner. The song was later a world-wide hit for Whitney Houston. \t1976 - Blondie released their debut single 'X Offender'. \t1977 - Steve Winwood released his first solo album, "Steve Winwood." \t1978, Andy Gibb became the first solo artist in the history of the US charts to have his first three releases reach No.1, when 'Shadow Dancing' hit the top of the chart. Spending seven weeks at No.1 it became the best selling single in the US in 1978. \t1978 - "Just What I Needed" debuted, It was the first of many hits for the Cars. https://youtu.be/Z5-rdr0qhWk \t1978 - "Bluer Than Blue" by Michael Johnson took over at #1 on the AC chart. \t1978 - 'You're The One That I Want' by John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John started a nine week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart. The song was from the film Grease. \t1979 - Anita Ward was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with 'Ring My Bell'. The only hit for the gospel singer from Memphis, making her a One Hit Wonder. \t1980 - Led Zeppelin began their last tour. \t1983 - James Brown, UB40, Fun Boy Three, The Beat, Curtis Mayfield, Jimmy Cliff, Marillion and Melanie all appeared at this years Glastonbury CND Festival, Shepton Mallet, England. \t1983 - "Every Breath You Take" by the Police held down #1 in the U.K https://youtu.be/OMOGaugKpzs \t1985 - The Crowd were at No.1 in the UK with a remake of the 1963 hit 'You'll Never Walk Alone.' \t1989 - New Kids On The Block went to No.1 on the US singles chart with 'I'll Be Loving You Forever', the group's first US No.1, a No.5 hit in the UK. \t1995 - TLC had a smash hit with "Waterfalls" \t1995 - Rod Stewart set an attendance record for Wembley Stadium with a concert crowd of 90,000. \t1995 - Bryan Adams owned the #1 song for the third week with "Have You Ever Really Loved A Woman?". "TV/RADIO TODAY" \t1941 - WNBT-TV in New York City, NY, was granted the first construction permit to operate a commercial TV station in the U.S. \t 1942 - "Suspense" debuted on CBS Radio. \t1971 - BBC-TV aired the first episode "Yesterday's Men." \t1977 - The highly popular Midnight Special on television featured host Neil Sedaka with guests Fleetwood Mac, Kenny Rogers and Van Morrison. \t1982 - Former U.S. President Richard M. Nixon was interviewed by Diane Sawyer on "The CBS Morning News." \t1991 - The 100th episode of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" aired. https://youtu.be/XsxgcLf0TSY "OTHER IMPORTANT EVENTS..." \t1856 - The Republican Party opened its first national convention in Philadelphia. \t1879 - Thomas Edison received an honorary degree of Doctor of Philosophy from the trustees of Rutgers College in New Brunswick, NJ. \t1885 - The Statue of Liberty arrived in New York City aboard the French ship Isere. \t1942 - Yank, a weekly magazine for the U.S. armed services, began publication. The term "G.I. Joe" was first used in a comic strip by Dave Breger. \t1950 - Dr. Richard H. Lawler performed the first kidney transplant in a 45-minute operation in Chicago, IL. \t1955 - The stars were aligned as Eddie Fisher married Debbie Reynolds ("Tammy"). The couple would give berth to Carrie Fisher aka Princess Leia photo: pinterest.com \t1963 - The U.S. Supreme Court banned the required reading of the Lord's prayer and Bible in public schools. \t1969 - Boris Spasky became chess champion of the world after checkmating former champion Tigran Petrosian in Moscow. \t1985 - Judy Norton-Taylor was photographed for "Playboy" magazine.