History Blog

June 1

Happy Birthday RIP “Frank Morgan”(Francis Wuppermann 1890–1949) “Marilyn Monroe”(Norma Jeane Mortenson 1926–1962) Cleavon Little(1939–1992) Andy Griffith(1926–2012) Rene Auberjonois(1940– 2019); Charles “Pat” Boone–90 Morgan Freeman–87 Brian Cox–78 Jonathan Pryce–77 Lisa Hartman Black–68 Heidi Klum–51 Alanis Morissette–50 Amy Schumer–43 ; 1890 – The United States Census Bureau begins using Herman Hollerith’s tabulating machine to count census returns ; 1967 – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles is released ; 1980 – Cable News Network (CNN) begins broadcasting