History Blog

August 14

Happy Birthday RIP Alice Ghostley(1924–2007) ; David Crosby–77 Stephen “Steve” Martin–73 Antonio Fargas–72 Susan Saint James(Miller)–72 Danielle Schuelein-Steel–71 Gary Larson–68 Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr–59 Marcia Gay Harden–59 Jon Marc Ingle(“Lady Bunny”)–56 Maria Halle Berry–52 Catherine Bell–50 Christopher Gorham–44 Milena “Mila” Kunis–35 ; 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