Birthdays: Robert the Bruce, John Quincy Adams, Sir Thomas Bowdler, E.B. White, Yul Brynner- born Tadjhe Khan, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Leon Spinks, Tab Hunter, Giorgio Armani, Sela Ward, Kimberly “Little Kim’ Jones, Stephen Lang is 62
1922- The first regular concert at the Hollywood Bowl. The natural amphitheater in Bolton Canyon called Daisy Dell, had been used for Easter morning services and some concerts before, but now on a regular basis. Dr Alred Hertz conducted several symphonies, Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and Rudolph Valentino were in the audience. It was then a wooden stage at the bottom of a grassy knoll. Frank Lloyd Wright’s bandshell was built in 1927.
1938- The radio show The Mercury Theater of the Air with Orson Welles and John Houseman premiered.
1952- LA’s Randy’s Donuts, with its iconic huge donut sign on it’s roof, opened.
1962-The Tellstar I satellite transmitted the first television images from France to USA.
1969 - Rolling Stones release "Honky Tonk Woman".
1970- “Mama Told Me Not to Come” by Three Dog Night hits #1 in the pop charts. The song was written by young composer Randy Newman.
1991- Disney announced it would enter into a deal with a Bay area digital offshoot of Lucasfilm named PIXAR. Thirteen hit films including Toy Story, Monsters Inc. Finding Nemo, Brave and UP! are the result.