January 25

Happy Birthday RIP “Virginia Woolf”(Adeline Stephen 1882–1941) Edwin Newman(1919–2010) “Etta James”(Jamesetta Hawkins 1938–2012) Dean Jones(1931–2015) Tobe Hooper(1943–2017) ; Gregory Sierra–78 Jenifer Lewis–62 Dinah Manoff–63 Mia Kirshner–44 Alicia Keys(Cook)–38 Natalie Hall–29 ; 1915 – Alexander Graham Bell inaugurates U.S. transcontinental telephone service, speaking from New York to Thomas Watson in San Francisco ; 1949 – the first Emmy Awards are held at Hollywood Athletic Club in Los Angeles