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–79 Nicholas “Nick” Nolte–78 Robert Klein–77 Brooke Adams–70 Mary Steenburgen–66 John Grisham Jr–64 Ethan Phillips–64 Vincent Neil Wharton–58 Mary McCormack–50 Seth Green–45 Liam McIntyre–37 James “Jim” Verraros–36 ; 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