History Blog

June 11

Happy Birthday RIP Raymon Cramton(“Chad Everett” 1937–2012) Jerome Silberman(“Gene Wilder” 1933–2016) Johnny Brown(1937–2022) ; Christina Crawford–85 Adrienne Barbeau–79 Peter Bergman–71 James “Hugh” Laurie–65 Peter Dinklage–55 Joshua Jackson Carter–46 Shia LaBeouf–38 Eugene Simon–32 ; 1935 – Inventor Edwin Armstrong gives the first public demonstration of FM broadcasting in the United States at Alpine, New Jersey ; 1963 – JFK addresses the American public on TV proposing the 1964 Civil Rights Act which would later end segregation and guarantee voting rights. Sadly this has been gutted by SCOTUS and needs recertification.