History Blog

February 8

Happy Birthday RIP Julia “Lana” Turner(1921–1995) Audrey Meadows(Cotter 1922–1996) John “Jack” Lemmon III(1925–2001) James Byron Dean(1931–1955) Gary Coleman(1968–2010) ; Edward “Ted” Koppel–75 Nicholas “Nick” Nolte–74 Robert Klein–73 Brooke Adams–66 Mary Steenburgen–62 John Grisham Jr–60 Ethan Phillips–60 Vincent Neil Wharton–54 Mary McCormack–46 Seth Green–41 Liam McIntyre–33 James “Jim” Verraros–32 ; 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.