History Blog

August 14

Happy Birthday RIP Alice Ghostley(1924–2007) ; David Crosby–79 Stephen “Steve” Martin–75 Antonio Fargas–74 Susan Saint James(Miller)–74 Danielle Schuelein-Steel–73 Gary Larson–70 Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr–61 Marcia Gay Harden–61 Maria Halle Berry–54 Catherine Bell–52 Christopher Gorham–46 Milena “Mila” Kunis–37 ; 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