History Blog

June 24

Happy Birthday RIP William “Jack” Dempsey(1895–1983) Albert Molinaro(1919–2015) Jack Carter(Chakrin 1922–2015) ; Michele Lee Dusick–74 Michael “Mick” Fleetwood–69 Peter Weller–69 Nancy Allen–66 Joseph Penny Jr–60 Curtis Smith–55 Iain Glen–55 Danielle Spencer–51 Minka Kelly(Dufay)–36 ; 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