History Blog

May 13

Happy Birthday RIP “Bea Arthur”(Bernice Frankel 1922–2009) Beverley Owen(Ogg 1937–2019) ; Harvey Keitel–80 “Stevie Wonder”(Stevland Judkins)–69 Dennis Rodman–58 Stephen Colbert–55 Brian Geraghty–44 Neil Hopkins–42 Iwan Rheon–34 Robert Pattinson–33 ; 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 type of zipper