History Blog

April 29

Happy Birthday RIP Edward “Duke” Ellington(1899–1974) ; Richard Klein–77 Nora Dunn–69 Jerome “Jerry” Seinfeld–67 Leslie Jordan–66 Katherine “Kate” Mulgrew–66 Daniel Day-Lewis–64 Michelle Pfeiffer–63 Eve Plumb–63 Uma Thurman–51 Andre Agassi–51 Jack Mackenroth–42 ; 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