History Blog

June 18

Happy Birthday RIP “E.G. Marshall”(Everett Grunz 1914–1998) Roger Ebert(1942–2013) ; James Paul McCartney–80 Carolyn Kane–70 Isabella Rossellini–70 Kimberly Dickens–57 Blake Shelton–46 David Giuntoli–42 Kevin Bishop–42 Richard Madden–36 Jacob Anderson–32 ; 1923 – Checker Taxi puts its first taxi on the streets of New York City ; 1948 – Columbia Records unveiled its new long-playing, 33 1/3 rpm phonograph record with the recording of the New York Philharmonic playing the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto