History Blog

April 29

Happy Birthday RIP Edward “Duke” Ellington(1899–1974) ; Richard Klein–74 Nora Dunn–66 Jerome “Jerry” Seinfeld–64 Leslie Jordan–63 Katherine “Kate” Mulgrew–63 Daniel Day-Lewis–61 Michelle Pfeiffer–60 Eve Plumb–60 Uma Thurman–48 Andre Agassi–48 ; 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