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Celebrity Birthdays, April 26th

Born April 26th: Actress, comedian Carol Burnett (her career spans six decades of television; best known for her long-running “The Carol Burnett Show”) is 84. (Image Courtesy of imdb.com; left to right, Tim Conway, Harvey Korman, Carol, Lyle Waggoner, Vicki

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Celebrity Birthdays, April 21st

Born April 21st: Elizabeth II (Queen of the United Kingdom ) is 91. Actress, screenwriter (and twice Oscar-nominated for writing “Heaven Can Wait” and “Primary Colors” as well as “The Birdcage) Elaine May is 85. Actor Charles Grodin (of such

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Celebrity Birthdays, April 11th

Born April 11th: Ethel Kennedy (widow of U.S. Senator Robert Kennedy who was assassinated while running for nomination as Democratic presidential candidate in 1968) is 89. Singer, dancer, actor Joel Grey (best known as the MC in both the stage

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Celebrity Birthdays, April 10th

Born April 10th: Actor Max Von Sydow (of such films as “Jesus: The Greatest Story Ever Told” “The Exorcist”, “Flash Gordon” and “Hannah and Her Sisters”) is 88. Football player, coach, sports personality-analyst, John Madden is is 81. Actor, producer,

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Celebrity Birthdays, April 7th

Born April 7th: English journalist, comedian, writer, media personality and tv host David Frost (notable for “That Was the Week that Was” who was said “could turn over Richard Nixon or win the comedy prize at the Montreux Golden Rose

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Celebrity Birthdays, April 5th

Born April 5th: Colin Powell (former U.S. Secretary of State, four-star general, Chairman of U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff) is 80. Actor Michael Moriarty (notable as Assistant D.A. Ben Stone in the tv series “Law & Order”, said to be

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Celebrity Birthdays, April 4th

Born April 4th: Record company executive Clive Davis (winner of five Grammys and member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (who signed such artist as Barry Manilow, Dionne Warwick and Whitney Houston) is 85. Actor Craig T. Nelson

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Celebrity Birthdays, March 31st

Born March 31st: Singer, actress Shirley Jones (notably of the tv series “The Partridge Family” and Best Supporting Actress Oscar winner and still active) is 83. (Image Courtesy of stagedoorrecords.com) Actor Richard Chamberlain (notable as Dr. Kildare in the 60’s

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Events , Celebrity Birthdays, March 30th

March 30th: 1822 – Florida became a U.S. territory. 1939 – The comic book “Detective Comics #27” appeared on news stands. This comic introduced Batman. 1964 – “Jeopardy” debuted on NBC-TV. 1967 – The cover of the Beatles’ “Sgt Pepper’s

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 29th

March 29th: 1848 – Niagara Falls stopped flowing for one day due to an ice jam. 1973 – Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show appeared on the cover of “Rolling Stone”. 1992 – Democratic presidential front-runner Bill Clinton said “I

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 28th

March 28th: 1885 – The Salvation Army was officially organized in the U.S. 1898 – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a child born in the U.S. to Chinese immigrants was a U.S. citizen. This meant that they could not

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 27th

March 27th: 1860 – The corkscrew was patented by M.L. Byrn. 1866 – U.S. President Andrew Johnson vetoed the civil rights bill, which later became the 14th amendment… yes, an early example how U.S. presidents don’t always get their way.

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 24th

March 24th: 1906 – The “Census of the British Empire” revealed that England ruled 1/5 of the world. 1932 – Belle Baker hosted a radio variety show from a moving train. It was the first radio broadcast from a train.

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 23rd

March 23rd: 1901 – Dame Nellie Melba, revealed the secret of her now famous toast, while in 1912, the Dixie Cup was invented. 1903 – The Wright brothers obtained an airplane patent. 1972 – Evel Knievel broke 93 bones after

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Events, Celebrity Birthdays, March 22nd

March 22nd: 1733 – Joseph Priestly invented carbonated water (seltzer). 1894 – The first playoff competition for the Stanley Cup began. Montreal played Ottawa. 1963 – The Beatles’ first album, “Please Please Me”, was released in the U.K. Born March

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