History Blog

August 16

Happy Birthday RIP Fess Parker Jr.(1924–2010) Robert Culp(1930–2010) Edith Gormezano(“Eydie Gormé” 1928–2013) Frank Gifford(1930–2015) ; Julia Newmeyer(“Julie Newmar”)–90 Lesley Ann Warren–77 Kathie Lee Gifford(Epstein)–70 James Cameron–69 Madonna Louise Ciccone–65 Angela Bassett–65 Timothy Hutton–63 Steven Carell–61 Cameron Gigandet–41 Cameron Monaghan–30 ; 1954 – Sports Illustrated was first published by Time Inc. ; 1977 – Elvis Presley died at Graceland Mansion in Memphis, Tenn., at age 42. The bathroom where the body was found is closed to the public. The listed cause of death was heart attack. It’s speculation that it might have been drug and alcohol related.