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–94 David McCallum–88 Paul Williams Jr–81 Randolph Mantooth–76 Jeremy Irons–73 “Twiggy”(Leslie Hornby)–72 Joan Blunden(“Lunden”)–71 Lita Ford–63 Cheryl O’Teari–59 Kimberly Richards–57 James “Jimmy” Fallon Jr.–47 Alison Sweeney–45 Kevin Zegers–37 ; 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