History Blog

August 1

Happy Birthday RIP Jerome “Jerry” Garcia(1942–1995) Yves Mathieu-Saint-Laurent(1936–2008) Dominic “Dom” DeLuise(1933–2009) ; Giancarlo Giannini–80 Samuel Mendes–57 “James St James”(James Clark)–56 Tempestt Bledsoe–49 Joseph Jason Momoa–43 “Max Carver”(Robert Maxwell Martensen)–34 Jack O’Connell–32 ; 1981 – MTV begins broadcasting in the United States and airs its first video, “Video Killed the Radio Star” by the Buggles