History Blog

June 24

Happy Birthday RIP William “Jack” Dempsey(1895–1983) Albert Molinaro(1919–2015) Jack Carter(Chakrin 1922–2015) ; Michele Lee Dusick–81 Michael “Mick” Fleetwood–76 Peter Weller–76 Nancy Allen–73 Joseph Penny Jr–67 Curt Smith–62 Iain Glen–62 Danielle Spencer–58 Minka Kelly(Dufay)–43 ; 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