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February 8

Happy Birthday RIP Julia “Lana” Turner(1921–1995) Audrey Meadows(Cotter 1922–1996) John “Jack” Lemmon III(1925–2001) James Byron Dean(1931–1955) Gary Coleman(1968–2010) ; Edward “Ted” Koppel–79 Nicholas “Nick” Nolte–78 Robert Klein–77 Brooke Adams–70 Mary Steenburgen–66 John Grisham Jr–64 Ethan Phillips–64 Vincent Neil Wharton–58 Mary McCormack–50 Seth Green–45 Liam McIntyre–37 James “Jim” Verraros–36 ; 1910 – The Boy Scouts of America is incorporated by William D. Boyce ; 1960 – The first eight brass star plaques are installed in the Hollywood Walk of Fame near Hollywood and Gower

February 7

Happy Birthday RIP Charles Dickens(1812–1870) Harry Sinclair Lewis(1885–1951) Clarence “Buster” Crabbe II(1908–1983) Edward “Eddie” Bracken(1915–2002) Miguel Ferrer(1955–2017) ; James Spader–59 Troyal Garth Brooks–57 Edward “Eddie” Izzard–57 Christopher Rock III–54 Robyn Lively–47 Christopher Ashton Kutcher–41 ; 1935 – The classic board game Monopoly is invented ; 1940 – The second full-length animated Walt Disney film, Pinocchio, premieres.

February 6

Happy Birthday RIP George “Babe” Ruth Jr(1895–1948) Robert “Bob” Marley(1945–1981) Ronald Reagan(1911–2004) Natalie Cole(1950–2015) Sári “Zsa Zsa” Gábor(1917–2016) ; “Mamie Van Doren”(Joan Olander)–88 Elmore “Rip” Torn Jr–88 Michael “Mike” Farrell–80 Thomas “Tom” Brokaw–79 Fabiano Forte(“Fabian”)–76 Kathy Najimy–62 William “Axl” Rose–57 Richard “Rick” Astley–53 Joshua Stewart–42 Alice Eve–37 ; 1952 – Elizabeth Alexandra Mary (Windsor) becomes queen regnant of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms upon the death of her father, George VI.

February 4

Happy Birthday RIP Charles Lindbergh(1902–1974) Rosa McCauley Parks(1913–2005) Bettye Goldstein(“Betty Friedan” 1921–2006) Conrad Bain(1923–2013) David Brenner(1936–2014) ; Conrad John Schuck–79 Vincent Furnier(“Alice Cooper”)–71 Masanori Takahashi(“Kitaro”)–66 Vincent Walsh–47 Oscar De La Hoya–46 Brandon “Bug” Hall–34 ; 2004 – Facebook, a mainstream online social networking site, is founded by Mark Zuckerberg

February 3

Happy Birthday RIP Norman Perceval Rockwell(1894–1978) Charles Victor Bruno(1938–1982) John Fiedler(1925–2005) Joey Bishop(Joseph Gottlieb 1918–2007) Dr. Henry Heimlich(1920–2016) ; Francis “Fran” Tarkenton–79 Blythe Danner–76 “Morgan Fairchild”(Patsy McClenny)–69 Joseph “Nathan” Lane–63 Maura Tierney–54 Isla Fisher–43 ; 1913 – The Sixteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, authorizing the Federal government to impose and collect an income tax

February 1

Happy Birthday RIP William Clark Gable(1901–1960) Boris Yeltsin(Борис Ельцин 1931–2007) “Rick James”(James Johnson Jr 1948–2004) Sherman Hemsley(1938–2012) Joseph “Joe” Sample(1939–2014) ; Stuart Whitman–91 Isaac Donald Everly–82 Garrett Morris–82 Sheryl Ann Fenn–54 Lisa Marie Presley–51 Brian Krause–50 Michael C. Hall–47 Ronnie Kroell–36 ; 1884 – The first volume (A to Ant) of the Oxford English Dictionary is published ; 2004 – Janet Jackson’s breast is exposed during the half-time show of Super Bowl XXXVIII, resulting in US broadcasters adopting a stronger adherence to Federal Communications Commission censorship guidelines #NippleGate

January 31

Happy Birthday RIP Tallulah Bankhead(1902–1968) Jackie Robinson(1919–1972) Jean Simmons(1929–2010) Suzanne Pleshette(1937–2008) Carol Channing(1922–2019) ; Philip Glass–82 Harry Wayne Casey(“KC”)–68 Anthony LaPaglia–60 Kelly Lynch–60 Amelia “Minnie” Driver–49 Patricia Velasquez–48 “Portia de Rossi”(Amanda Rogers)–46 Kerry Washington–42 Justin Timberlake–38 Joel Courtney–23 ; 1865 – The United States Congress passes the Thirteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, abolishing slavery, submitting it to the states for ratification ; 1949 – The first TV daytime soap opera, “These Are My Children,” was broadcast by the NBC station in Chicago.

January 30

Happy Birthday RIP Franklin Roosevelt(1882–1945) Thomas “Dick” Martin(1922–2008) Dorothy Maloney(1924–2018) ; Eugene “Gene” Hackman–89 Vanessa Redgrave–82 Charles S. Dutton–68 Philip Collins–68 Jody Watley–60 Christian Bale–45 Wilmer Valderrama–39 ; 1982 – Richard Skrenta writes the first PC virus code, which is 400 lines long and disguised as an Apple boot program called “Elk Cloner”.

January 29

Happy Birthday RIP “W.C. Fields”(William Claude Dukenfield 1880–1946) “John Forsythe”(Jacob Freund 1918–2010) ; Thomas “Tom” Selleck–74 Marc Singer–71 Ann Jillian(Nauseda)–69 Oprah Winfrey–65 Gregory Louganis–59 Nicholas Turturro–57 Heather Graham–49 Sara Gilbert(Abeles)–44 Justin Hartley–42 Adam Lambert–37 ; 1845 – “The Raven” is published in the New York Evening Mirror, the first publication with the name of the author, Edgar Allan Poe

January 28

Happy Birthday RIP “Soupy Sales”(Milton Supman 1926–2009) ; “Alan Alda”(Alphonso D’Abruzzo)–83 Susan Howard(Jeri Mooney)–75 Barbi Benton(Barbara Klein)–69 Sarah McLachlan–51 Joseph “Joey” Fatone Jr.–42 Nickolas “Nick” Carter–39 Elijah Wood–38 ; 1915 – The Coast Guard was created by an act of Congress ; 1958 – The Lego company patents the design of its Lego bricks, still compatible with bricks produced today