History Blog

June 24

Happy Birthday RIP William “Jack” Dempsey(1895–1983) Albert Molinaro(1919–2015) Jack Carter(Chakrin 1922–2015) ; Michele Lee Dusick–77 Michael “Mick” Fleetwood–72 Peter Weller–72 Nancy Allen–69 Joseph Penny Jr–63 Curtis Smith–59 Iain Glen–58 Danielle Spencer–54 Minka Kelly(Dufay)–39 ; 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