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–78 Nicholas “Nick” Nolte–77 Robert Klein–76 Brooke Adams–69 Mary Steenburgen–65 John Grisham Jr–63 Ethan Phillips–63 Vincent Neil Wharton–57 Mary McCormack–49 Seth Green–44 Liam McIntyre–36 James “Jim” Verraros–35 ; 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