History Blog

June 24

Happy Birthday RIP William “Jack” Dempsey(1895–1983) Albert Molinaro(1919–2015) Jack Carter(Chakrin 1922–2015) ; Michele Lee Dusick–79 Michael “Mick” Fleetwood–74 Peter Weller–74 Nancy Allen–71 Joseph Penny Jr–65 Curtis Smith–60 Iain Glen–60 Danielle Spencer–56 Minka Kelly(Dufay)–41 ; 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