History Blog

April 29

Happy Birthday RIP Edward “Duke” Ellington(1899–1974) Leslie Jordan(1955–2023); Richard Klein–79 Nora Dunn–71 Jerome “Jerry” Seinfeld–69 Katherine “Kate” Mulgrew–68 Daniel Day-Lewis–66 Michelle Pfeiffer–65 Eve Plumb–65 Uma Thurman–53 Andre Agassi–53 ; 1968 – The controversial musical “Hair”, a product of the hippie counter-culture and sexual revolution of the 1960s, opens at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway, with its song becoming anthems of the anti-Vietnam War movement