History Blog

February 17

Happy Birthday RIP Mary Ann Mobley(1937–2014) ; John Barry Humphries(“Dame Edna”)–88 Rene Russo–68 Richard Karn–66 Lou Diamond Phillips(Upchurch)–60 Michael Jordan–59 Denise Richards–51 Jeremiah “Jerry” O’Connell–48 Joseph Gordon-Levitt–41 Paris Hilton–41 Chord Overstreet–33 ; 1819 – The United States House of Representatives passes the Missouri Compromise ; 1933 – Newsweek magazine was first published and sold to consumers at news stands