History Blog

May 13

Happy Birthday RIP “Bea Arthur”(Bernice Frankel 1922–2009) Beverley Owen(Ogg 1937–2019) ; Harvey Keitel–84 “Stevie Wonder”(Stevland Judkins)–73 Dennis Rodman–62 Stephen Colbert–59 Brian Geraghty–48 Neil Hopkins–46 Iwan Rheon–38 Robert Pattinson–37 ; 1939 – The first commercial FM radio station in the United States is launched in Bloomfield, Connecticut. The station later becomes WDRC-FM ; 1958 – The trademark Velcro is registered for the product line that is basically a fabric zipper with tiny hooks made of plastic