History Blog

June 24

Happy Birthday RIP William “Jack” Dempsey(1895–1983) Albert Molinaro(1919–2015) Jack Carter(Chakrin 1922–2015) ; Michele Lee Dusick–78 Michael “Mick” Fleetwood–73 Peter Weller–73 Nancy Allen–70 Joseph Penny Jr–64 Curtis Smith–60 Iain Glen–59 Danielle Spencer–55 Minka Kelly(Dufay)–40 ; 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