History Blog

May 10

Happy Birthday RIP Fred Astaire(Frederic Austerlitz 1899–1987) “Nancy Walker”(Anna Swoyer 1922–1992) “Sid Vicious”(Simon Ritchie 1957–1979) ; Gary Owens(Altman)–74 Meg Foster–65 Paul Hewson(“Bono”)–53 Jason Brooks–47 Dallas Roberts–43 Odette Annable(Yustman)–28 ; 1908 – The first Mother’s Day observance took place during church services in Grafton, W.Virginia ; 1975 – Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder in Japan.