History Blog

November 20

Happy Birthday RIP Robert F. Kennedy(1925–1968) Franklin Cover(1928–2006 , iconic white actor who is one half of the first televised interracial marriages. He is married to a black female actress, Roxie Roker, real life mother of Lenny Kravitz) “Richard Dawson” on Family Feud , birth name mColin Emm 1932–2012) Catherine Balotta(“Kaye Ballard” 1925–2019) ; Richard “Dick” Smothers–85 Joseph R Biden Jr–81 Veronica Hamel–80 Joseph Walsh–76 “Bo Derek”(Mary Collins)–67 Joel McHale–52 David O’Donnell–49 ; 1947– The Princess Elizabeth married Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten, who becomes the Duke of Edinburgh, at Westminster Abbey in London (later she becomes Queen Elizabeth II and when she dies he becomes King Charles III ; 1966 – The musical “Cabaret,” with music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, opened on Broadway (later made into movie with lead by Liza Minnelli) ; 1974 – The United States Department of Justice files its final anti-trust suit against AT&T Corporation. This suit later leads to the breakup of AT&T and its Bell System