B-Days: Robert Frost, Chico Marx, Conde Nast, Tennessee Williams, Alfred Houseman, Joseph Cambell, General William Westmorland, Erica Jong, Duncan Hines, Bob Woodward, Leonard Nimoy is 83, Alan Arkin, James Caan is 74, Diana Ross is 70, Justice Sandra Day-O¹Connor, Martin Short, Bob Elliot of Bob & Ray is 93, Michael Imperioli is 48, Keira Knightley is 29
1900- The Happy Hooligan comic strip.
1937- A statue of Popeye the Sailor unveiled at the Crystal City Texas Spinach Festival.
1975 - The Who¹s rock opera "Tommy" premiered in London.
1976- USC sophomore Levar Burton screen tested for the role of Kunta Kinte in the landmark TV miniseries Roots.
1997- Turner Animation's film 'Cat's Don't Dance" featuring the last film work of Gene Kelly. He was a consultant on the dance sequences.