History Blog

April 29

Happy Birthday RIP Edward “Duke” Ellington(1899–1974) ; Richard Klein–76 Nora Dunn–68 Jerome “Jerry” Seinfeld–66 Leslie Jordan–65 Katherine “Kate” Mulgrew–65 Daniel Day-Lewis–63 Michelle Pfeiffer–62 Eve Plumb–62 Uma Thurman–50 Andre Agassi–50 Jack Mackenroth–41 ; 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