History Blog

February 8

Happy Birthday RIP Julia “Lana” Turner(1921–1995) John “Jack” Lemmon(1925–2001) James Dean(1931–1955) ; Edward “Ted” Koppel–73 Nicholas “Nick” Nolte–72 Robert Klein–71 Brooke Adams–64 Mary Steenburgen–60 John Grisham–58 Vincent Neil Wharton–52 Mary McCormack–44 Seth Green–39 Liam McIntyre–31 James “Jim” Verraros–30 ; 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