History Blog

June 18

Happy Birthday RIP “E.G. Marshall”(Everett Grunz 1914–1998) Roger Ebert(1942–2013) ; James Paul McCartney–79 Carolyn Kane–69 Isabella Rossellini–69 Kimberly Dickens–56 Blake Shelton–45 David Giuntoli–41 Kevin Bishop–41 Richard Madden–35 Jacob Anderson–31 ; 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