History Blog

February 9

Happy Birthday RIP Carmen Miranda(Maria Miranda da Cunha 1909–1955) ; Carole King(Klein)–71 Joseph “Joe” Pesci–70 Mia Farrow–68 Judith Light(Licht)–64 James Jackson Bullock–58 Colin Egglesfield–40 Zhāng Zǐyi(章子怡)–34 Tom Hiddleston–32 David Gallagher–28 ; 1942 – Year-round Daylight saving time is re-instated in the United States as a wartime measure to help conserve energy resources ; 1964 – The Beatles make their first appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show, performing before a “record-busting” audience of 73 million viewers