History Blog

April 29

Happy Birthday RIP Edward “Duke” Ellington(1899–1974) ; Richard Klein–78 Nora Dunn–70 Jerome “Jerry” Seinfeld–68 Leslie Jordan–67 Katherine “Kate” Mulgrew–67 Daniel Day-Lewis–65 Michelle Pfeiffer–64 Eve Plumb–64 Uma Thurman–52 Andre Agassi–52 ; 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