History Blog

August 14

Happy Birthday RIP Alice Ghostley(1924–2007) ; David Crosby–80 Stephen “Steve” Martin–76 Antonio Fargas–75 Susan Saint James(Miller)–75 Danielle Schuelein-Steel–74 Gary Larson–71 Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr–62 Marcia Gay Harden–62 Maria Halle Berry–55 Catherine Bell–53 Christopher Gorham–47 Milena “Mila” Kunis–38 ; 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