History Blog

May 14

Happy Birthday RIP “Billie Dove”(Bertha Bohny 1903–1997) “Bobby Darin”(Walden Cassotto 1936–1973) ; George Lucas–80 Robert Zemeckis–72 David Byrne–72 “Tim Roth”(Timothy Smith)–63 Catherine “Cate” Blanchett–55 Sofia Coppola–53 Gabriel Mann–52 Mark Zuckerberg–40 ; 1935 – The Griffith Observatory opens as one of the first planetarium science centers in the US. ; 1973 – Skylab, the United States’ first space station, is launched