Thursday, January 29, 2015

What is Today v3 turquoise 300KENTUCKY (11/22/13) – What happened today? Here's a list of a few notable events that occured on this day in history.

1940 – Birthday – Terry Gilliam, Minneapolis, comedy author-animator (Monty Python)

1958 – Birthday – Jamie Lee Curtis, Los Angeles California, actress (Anything But Love, Halloween)

1967 – Birthday – Mark Ruffalo, actor (The Avengers, Shutter Island)

1969 – Birthday – Byron Houston, NBA forward (Sacramento Kings)

1963 – John F. Kennedy, 35th president of the United States (1961-63), assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas at 46

1963 – Lyndon B. Johnson sworn in as the 36th US president after assassination of President Kennedy

1968 – First interracial TV kiss (Star Trek-Kirk and Uhura)

1978 – Birthday – Karen O, American singer (Yeah Yeah Yeahs)

1984 – Birthday – Scarlett Johansson, actress (The Prestige, The Avengers)

1984 – Fred Rogers of PBS "Mr Rogers Neighborhood" presents a sweater to Smithsonian Institution

1986 – Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton, became 13th NHL player to score 500 goals

1993 – Bill Bixby, US actor (My Favorite Martian), dies from cancer at 59

1995 – Toy Story is released as the first feature-length film created completely using computer-generated imagery

1997 – "The Lord of The Rings" actor Sean Bean (38) weds actress Abigail Cruttenden (29)

1998 – "Titanic" actress Kate Winslet (23) weds assistant film director Jim Threapleton (25) at All Saints Church in Reading, England

2001 – Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics (b. 1915) died at 86

2008 – YouTube hosts the largest ever live broadcast, YouTube Live.

2011 – Singer-songwriter and actress Ashlee Simpson (27) divorces Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz (33) due to irreconcilable differences after two and a half year of marriage

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