History Blog

August 17

Happy Birthday RIP “Samuel Goldwyn”(Schmuel Gelbfisz 1879–1974) Mary “Mae” West(1893–1980) Mark Salling (1982–2018) ; Robert De Niro Jr.–80 Kevin Rowland–70 Belinda Carlisle-Mason–65 Sean Penn–63 Donald Wahlberg–54 ; 1982 – The first Compact Discs (CDs) are released to the public in Germany. It was recording from 1979 of Chopin waltzes. It was a collaboration of Phillips and Sony.