History Blog

June 18

Happy Birthday RIP “E.G. Marshall”(Everett Grunz 1914–1998) Roger Ebert(1942–2013) ; James Paul McCartney–82 Carolyn Kane–72 Isabella Rossellini–72 Kimberly Dickens–59 Blake Shelton–48 David Giuntoli–44 Kevin Bishop–44 Richard Madden–38 Jacob Anderson–34 ; 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