History Blog

February 17

Happy Birthday RIP Mary Ann Mobley(1937–2014) ; John Barry Humphries(“Dame Edna”)–89 Rene Russo–69 Richard Karn–67 Lou Diamond Phillips(Upchurch)–61 Michael Jordan–60 Denise Richards–52 Jeremiah “Jerry” O’Connell–49 Joseph Gordon-Levitt–42 Paris Hilton–42 Chord Overstreet–34 ; 1819 – The United States House of Representatives passes the Missouri Compromise ; 1933 – Newsweek magazine was first published and sold to consumers at news stands across the country