History Blog

September 19

Happy Birthday RIP Frances Farmer(1913–1970) “Mama Cass Elliot”(Ellen Cohen 1941–1974) “Adam West”(William Anderson 1928–2017) ; Rosemary Harris–93 David McCallum–87 Paul Williams Jr–80 Randolph Mantooth–75 Jeremy Irons–72 “Twiggy”(Leslie Hornby)–71 Joan Blunden(“Lunden”)–70 Lita Ford–62 Cheryl O’Teari–58 Kimberly Richards–56 James “Jimmy” Fallon Jr.–46 Alison Sweeney–44 Kevin Zegers–36 ; In 1881, the 20th president of the United States, James A. Garfield, died of wounds inflicted by an assassin ; 1970 – The Mary Tyler Moore Show” debuted on CBS