History Blog

June 24

Happy Birthday RIP William “Jack” Dempsey(1895–1983) Albert Molinaro(1919–2015) Jack Carter(Chakrin 1922–2015) ; Michele Lee Dusick–80 Michael “Mick” Fleetwood–75 Peter Weller–75 Nancy Allen–72 Joseph Penny Jr–66 Curt Smith–61 Iain Glen–61 Danielle Spencer–57 Minka Kelly(Dufay)–42 ; 1916 – Mary Pickford becomes the first female film star to sign a million dollar contract ; 1949 – The first television western, Hopalong Cassidy, is aired on NBC starring William Boyd