History Blog

September 12

Happy Birthday RIP Maurice Chevalier(1888–1972) James “Jesse” Owens(1913–1980) “Barry White” (Barrence Carter 1944–2003) Paul Walker IV(1973–2013) Ian Holm Cuthbert (1932–2020) ; Linda Gray–84 Joseph Pantoliano–70 Peter Scolari–66 Louis Szekely(“CK”)–54 William Joshua Hopkins–51 Benjamin McKenzie Schenkkan–43 Jennifer Hudson–40 Alfie Allen–35 ; 1958 – Jack Kilby demonstrates the first integrated circuit ; 1959 – Bonanza premieres, the first regularly scheduled TV program presented in color. One of the first western format tv shows. Side note: Lone Ranger was the fist of the genre in 1949 nearly 10 year prior. It aired om Sept 15 1949.