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–86 Morgan Freeman–83 Brian Cox–74 John Pryce–73 Lisa Hartman–64 Heidi Klum–47 Alanis Morissette–46 Amy Schumer–39 ; 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