History Blog

January 19

Happy Birthday RIP Edgar Allan Poe(1809–1849) Janis Joplin(1943–1970) ; Jean Stapleton(Murray)–90 Nathalie “Tippi” Hedren–83 Phil Everly–74 Dolly Parton–67 Desi Arnaz Jr.(Desiderio Arnaz IV)–60 Catherine “Katey” Sagal–59 Paul Rodriguez–58 Robert “William” Ragsdale–51 Shawn Wayans–42 Benjamin Ayres–36 Jodie Sweetin–31 ; 1955 – A presidential news conference was filmed for TV for the first time, with the permission of President Dwight D. Eisenhower.