Birthdays: Emiliano Zapata. Esther Williams, UPA animator Gene Deitch, Dino DeLaurentis, Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer, Keith Carradine is 62, Rory Calhoun, Peter Weir, Patricia Arquette, Dustin Hoffman is 74, anime director Mamoru Oshii is 61
1944 - Smokey the Bear, named after NYC fireman Smokey Joe Martin born .
1960 – Brian Hyland’s song "Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka-dot Bikini" hits #1.
1978- The character of Odie the dog first met Garfield in Jim Davis’ comic strip.