History Blog

August 16

Happy Birthday RIP Fess Parker Jr.(1924–2010) Edith Gormezano(“Eydie Gormé” 1928–2013) ; Frank Gifford–84 Julia Newmeyer(“Julie Newmar”)–81 Lesley Ann Warren–68 Kathie Lee Gifford(Epstein)–61 James Cameron–60 Madonna Louise Ciccone–56 Angela Bassett–56 Timothy Hutton–54 Steven Carell–52 Cameron Gigandet–32 Cameron Monaghan–21 ; 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.