History Blog

February 17

Happy Birthday RIP Mary Ann Mobley(1937–2014) John Barry Humphries(“Dame Edna” 1934–2023) ; Rene Russo–70 Richard Karn–68 Lou Diamond Phillips(Upchurch)–62 Michael Jordan–61 Denise Richards–53 Jeremiah “Jerry” O’Connell–50 Joseph Gordon-Levitt–43 Paris Hilton–43 Chord Overstreet–35 ; 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