History Blog

February 8

Happy Birthday RIP Julia “Lana” Turner (1921–1995) Audrey Meadows Allen (Cotter 1922–1996) John “Jack” Lemmon III (1925–2001) James Byron Dean.(1931–1955) Gary Coleman (1968–2010) ; John Williams–92 Edward “Ted” Koppel–84 Nicholas “Nick” Nolte–83 Robert Klein–82 Brooke Adams–75 Mary Steenburgen–71 John Grisham Jr–69 Ethan Phillips–69 Vincent Neil Wharton–63 Mary McCormack–55 Seth Green–50 Liam McIntyre–42 James “Jim” Verraros–41 ; 1910 – The Boy Scouts of America is incorporated by William D. Boyce ; 1960 – The first eight brass star plaques are installed in the Hollywood Walk of Fame near Hollywood and Gower