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”)–86 Lesley Ann Warren–73 Kathie Lee Gifford(Epstein)–66 James Cameron–65 Madonna Louise Ciccone–61 Angela Bassett–61 Timothy Hutton–59 Steven Carell–57 Cameron Gigandet–37 Cameron Monaghan–26 ; 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.