History Blog

April 29

Happy Birthday RIP Edward “Duke” Ellington(1899–1974) ; Richard Klein–70 Nora Dunn–62 Jerome “Jerry” Seinfeld–60 Leslie Jordan–59 Katherine “Kate” Mulgrew–59 Daniel Day-Lewis–57 Michelle Pfeiffer–56 Eve Plumb–56 Jack Mackenroth–45 Uma Thurman–44 Andre Agassi–44 ; 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.