History Blog

June 24

Happy Birthday RIP William “Jack” Dempsey(1895–1983) Albert Molinaro(1919–2015) Jack Carter(Chakrin 1922–2015) ; Michele Lee Dusick–75 Michael “Mick” Fleetwood–70 Peter Weller–70 Nancy Allen–67 Joseph Penny Jr–61 Curtis Smith–56 Iain Glen–56 Danielle Spencer–52 Minka Kelly(Dufay)–37 ; 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