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Happy Birthday RIP Charles Monroe Schulz(1922–2000) Robert Goulet(1933–2007) Marian Mercer(1935–2011) ; Richard “Rich” Little–79 “Tina Turner”(Anna Mae Bullock)–78 Mark Margolis–78 Daniel Davis–72 Ryan Currier(Robbins)–45 Adam Harrington–45 Peter Facinelli–44 Natasha Bedingfield–36 ; 1842 – The University of Notre Dame is founded


Happy Birthday RIP John Kennedy Jr(1960–1999) Ricardo Montalbán y Merino(1920–2009) Giuseppe “Joe” DiMaggio Jr(1914–1999) ; Benjamin Stein–72 John Larroquette Jr–69 Amy Grant–56 William Burke–50 Stacy Lattisaw–50 Jillian Hennessy–48 Christina Applegate–45 Jerry Ferrara–37 ; 1952 – Agatha Christie’s murder-mystery play “The Mousetrap” opens at the Ambassadors Theatre in London. It will become the longest continuously-running play in history. It is still playing at St Martin’s Theatre in London.

Happy Birthday RIP “Rodney Dangerfield”(Jacob Cohen 1921–2004) ; Robert Vaughn(1932–2016) ; Billie Jean King(Moffit)–74 Jamie Leigh Curtis–59 Mariel Hemingway–56 Stephen Geoffreys(Miller)–53 Boris Becker–50 Mark Ruffalo–50 Scarlett Johansson–33 ; 1963 – President John F. Kennedy was assassinated while riding in a motorcade in Dallas Texas. Suspected gunman Lee Harvey Oswald was arrested that day

Happy Birthday RIP Gene Tierney(1920–1991) Thomas Dorsey(1905–1956) ; “Larry King”(Lawrence Zeiger)–84 Richard “Dick” Cavett–81 Robert “Ted” Turner III–79 Richard “Calvin” Klein–75 Robert Beltran–64 Ann Curry–61 Allison Janney–58 Margaret “Meg” Ryan(Hyra)–56 Alicia “Jodie” Foster–55 Theresa “Terry” Farrell–54 Jack Dorsey–41 ; 1863 – President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address as he dedicated a national cemetery at the site of the Civil War battlefield in Pennsylvania

Happy Birthday RIP Louis Daguerre(1787–1851) George Gallup(1901–1984) Imogene Fernandez de Coca(1908–2001) ; Brenda Vaccaro–78 Linda Evans(Evanstad)–75 Kevin Nealon–64 John Parr–63 Elizabeth Perkins–57 Kim Wilde(Smith)–57 Owen Wilson–49 Chloë Sevigny–43 Damon Wayans Jr–35 ; 1928 – Release of the animated short Steamboat Willie, the first fully synchronized sound cartoon, directed by Walt Disney, featuring the third appearances of cartoon characters Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse. This is considered by the Disney corporation to be Mickey’s birthday ; 1963 – The first push-button telephone goes into service!

Happy Birthday RIP “Rock Hudson”(Roy Scherer Jr 1925–1985) ; Gordon Lightfoot–79 Martin Scorsese–75 Mary “Lauren” Hutton–74 Daniel DeVito Jr–73 Lorne Michaels(Lipowitz)–73 “RuPaul”(Andre Charles)–57 Rachel McAdams–39 Clarke Isaac Hanson–37 ; 1973 – President Nixon told 400 Associated Press editors meeting in Orlando, Fla., that “People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I’m not a crook.” #Watergate

Happy Birthday RIP Georgia O’Keeffe(1887–1986) John Kerr(1931–2013) Joseph Wapner(1919–2017) Yitzhak Edward Asner–88 Petula Clark–85 Joanna Barnes–83 Samuel Waterston–77 Anni-Frid Lyngstad–72 Alexander O’Neal–64 Margaret Reed–61 Jonathan Lee Miller–45 Sean Murray–40 ; 1926 – The National Broadcasting Co. (NBC) debuted with a radio network of 24 stations

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