History Blog

April 2

Happy Birthday RIP Alec Guinness de Cuffe(1914–2000) Marvin Gay Jr(1939–1984) Christian “Buddy” Ebsen Jr(1908–2003) Robert “Dabbs” Greer (1917–2007) Ronald Paolillo(1949–2012) Rodney King III(1965–2012) Sam Anderson(1945–2020); Linda Hunt–79 Emmylou Harris–77 Christopher Meloni–63 Adam Rodriguez–49 Michael Fassbender–47 Aiden Turner–41 ; 1902 – Tally’s “Electric Theatre”, the first full-time movie theater in the United States, opens in Los Angeles, California at 262 S Main. It’s since been demolished and replaced with office building ; 1956 – As the World Turns and The Edge of Night premiere on CBS-TV. The two soaps become the first daytime dramas to debut in the 30-minute format #SoapOpera