History Blog

February 8

Happy Birthday RIP Julia “Lana” Turner(1921–1995) John “Jack” Lemmon(1925–2001) James Dean(1931–1955) ; Edward “Ted” Koppel–74 Nicholas “Nick” Nolte–73 Robert Klein–72 Brooke Adams–65 Mary Steenburgen–61 John Grisham–59 Vincent Neil Wharton–53 Mary McCormack–45 Seth Green–40 Liam McIntyre–32 James “Jim” Verraros–31 ; 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.