History Blog

August 14

Happy Birthday RIP Alice Ghostley(1924–2007) ; David Crosby–78 Stephen “Steve” Martin–74 Antonio Fargas–73 Susan Saint James(Miller)–73 Danielle Schuelein-Steel–72 Gary Larson–69 Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr–60 Marcia Gay Harden–60 Jon Marc Ingle(“Lady Bunny”)–57 Maria Halle Berry–53 Catherine Bell–51 Christopher Gorham–45 Milena “Mila” Kunis–36 ; 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