History Blog

June 18

Happy Birthday RIP “E.G. Marshall”(Everett Grunz 1914–1998) Roger Ebert(1942–2013) ; James Paul McCartney–81 Carolyn Kane–71 Isabella Rossellini–71 Kimberly Dickens–58 Blake Shelton–47 David Giuntoli–43 Kevin Bishop–43 Richard Madden–37 Jacob Anderson–33 ; 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