History Blog

February 9

Happy Birthday RIP Carmen Miranda(Maria Miranda da Cunha 1909–1955) ; Carole King(Klein)–72 Joseph “Joe” Pesci–71 Mia Farrow–69 Judith Light(Licht)–65 James Jackson Bullock–59 Colin Egglesfield–41 Zhāng Zǐyi(章子怡)–35 Tom Hiddleston–33 David Gallagher–29 ; 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.