History Blog

August 16

Happy Birthday RIP Fess Parker(1924–2010) Edith Gormezano(“Eydie Gormé” 1928–2013) ; Frank Gifford–83 Julia Newmeyer(“Julie Newmar”)–80 Lesley Ann Warren–67 Kathie Lee Gifford(Epstein)–60 James Cameron–59 Madonna Louise Ciccone–55 Angela Bassett–55 Timothy Hutton–53 Steve Carell–51 Cameron Gigandet–31 Cameron Monaghan–20 ; 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.