History Blog

August 14

Happy Birthday RIP Alice Ghostley(1924–2007) ; David Crosby–82 Stephen “Steve” Martin–78 Antonio Fargas–77 Susan Saint James(Miller)–77 Danielle Schuelein-Steel–76 Gary Larson–73 Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr–64 Marcia Gay Harden–64 Maria Halle Berry–57 Catherine Bell–55 Christopher Gorham–49 Milena “Mila” Kunis–40 ; 1935 – Social Security Act, creating a government pension system for the retired, is signed into law by Franklin Roosevelt ; 1975 – The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the longest-running release in film history, opens in London at the Rialto Theater