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–85 Morgan Freeman–82 Rene Auberjonois–79 Brian Cox–73 John Pryce–72 Lisa Hartman–63 Heidi Klum–46 Alanis Morissette–45 Amy Schumer–38 ; 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