History Blog

May 13

Happy Birthday RIP “Bea Arthur”(Bernice Frankel 1922–2009) Beverley Owen(Ogg 1937–2019) ; Harvey Keitel–81 “Stevie Wonder”(Stevland Judkins)–70 Dennis Rodman–59 Stephen Colbert–56 Brian Geraghty–45 Neil Hopkins–43 Iwan Rheon–35 Robert Pattinson–34 ; 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 designed to stick together.