History Blog

April 29

Happy Birthday RIP Edward “Duke” Ellington(1899–1974) ; Richard Klein–75 Nora Dunn–67 Jerome “Jerry” Seinfeld–65 Leslie Jordan–64 Katherine “Kate” Mulgrew–64 Daniel Day-Lewis–62 Michelle Pfeiffer–61 Eve Plumb–61 Uma Thurman–49 Andre Agassi–49 Jack Mackenroth–40 ; 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