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) ; Charles “Pat” Boone–83 Morgan Freeman–80 Rene Auberjonois–77 Brian Cox–71 John Price(“Pryce”)–70 Lisa Hartman–61 Heidi Klum–44 Alanis Morissette–43 Amy Schumer–36 ; 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