History Blog

April 29

Happy Birthday RIP Edward “Duke” Ellington(1899–1974) ; Richard Klein–71 Nora Dunn–63 Jerome “Jerry” Seinfeld–61 Leslie Jordan–60 Katherine “Kate” Mulgrew–60 Daniel Day-Lewis–58 Michelle Pfeiffer–57 Eve Plumb–57 Jack Mackenroth–46 Uma Thurman–45 Andre Agassi–45 ; 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.