History Blog

August 14

Happy Birthday RIP Alice Ghostley(1924–2007) ; David Crosby–81 Stephen “Steve” Martin–77 Antonio Fargas–76 Susan Saint James(Miller)–76 Danielle Schuelein-Steel–75 Gary Larson–72 Earvin “Magic” Johnson Jr–63 Marcia Gay Harden–63 Maria Halle Berry–56 Catherine Bell–54 Christopher Gorham–48 Milena “Mila” Kunis–39 ; 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