History Blog

June 24

Happy Birthday RIP William “Jack” Dempsey(1895–1983) ; Albert Molinaro–96 Jack Carter(Chakrin)–92 Michele Lee Dusick–73 Michael “Mick” Fleetwood–68 Peter Weller–68 Nancy Allen–65 Joseph Penny Jr–59 Curtis Smith–54 Iain Glen–54 Danielle Spencer–50 Minka Kelly(Dufay)–35 ; 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.