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”)–87 Lesley Ann Warren–74 Kathie Lee Gifford(Epstein)–67 James Cameron–66 Madonna Louise Ciccone–62 Angela Bassett–62 Timothy Hutton–60 Steven Carell–58 Cameron Gigandet–38 Cameron Monaghan–27 ; 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.