History Blog

August 14

Happy Birthday RIP Alice Ghostley(1924–2007) ; David Crosby–76 Stephen “Steve” Martin–72 Antonio Fargas–71 Susan Saint James(Miller)–71 Danielle Schuelein-Steel–70 Gary Larson–67 Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr–58 Marcia Gay Harden–58 Jon Marc Ingle(“Lady Bunny”)–55 Maria Halle Berry–51 Catherine Bell–49 Christopher Gorham–43 Milena “Mila” Kunis–34 ; 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