History Blog

June 8

Happy Birthday RIP Joan Rivers(Molinsky 1933–2014) Gerald “Jerry” Stiller 1927–2020) Nancy Sinatra–84 William “Boz” Scaggs–80 Alan Scarfe–78 Kathy Baker–74 “Bonnie Tyler”(Gaynor Hopkins)–73 Keenen Ivory Wayans–66 Bernard White–65 Nicholas Rhodes(Bates)–62 Frank Grillo–59 Kevin Farley–59 Julianna Margulies–58 Daniel Futterman–57 Mark Feuerstein–53 Jessica Weixler–43 ; 1912 – Carl Laemmle incorporates Universal Pictures later named Universal Studios ; 1953 – The Supreme Court ruled that restaurants in the District of Columbia could not refuse to serve blacks