History Blog

April 15

Happy Birthday RIP Sir Charles Chaplin (1889–1977) Enrico “Henry” Mancini(1924–1994) ; Stanley “Bobby” Vinton Jr–80 “Kareem Abdul-Jabbar”(Ferdinand Alcindor Jr)–68 Ellen Barkin–61 Jonathan Cryer–50 Martin Lawrence–50 Peter Billingsley(Michaelsen)–44 Lukas Haas–39 ; 1962 – Walter Cronkite takes over as the lead news anchor of the CBS Evening News, during which time he would become “the most trusted man in America”.