Birthdays: O.Henry, D.H. Lawrence, Brian DePalma, Hedy Lamarr, Lola Falana, Paul "Bear" Bryant, Tom Landry, Kristy McNichol, Lola Falana, Pinto Colvig the voice of Goofy & Pluto, Peter Tosh, Virginia Madsen, Amy Madigan, Moby, Brad Bird is 57.
1914- W.C. Handy's Saint Louis Blues published, the first true Jazz recording to gain national popularity. Also called the Birth of the Blues. Myron “Grim” Natwick, the cartoonist who would one day create Betty Boop, did the artwork for the first music coversheet. For this he was paid one gold dollar.
1947-Radio Bejing goes on the air.
1960- Terrytoon's Deputy Dawg TV show.
1960- Nancy Sinatra married Tommy Sands.
1966- "Kimba the White Lion" debuts in the U.S.
1967-The Beatles began filming Magical Mystery Tour.
1971- The “Jackson Five” Saturday morning cartoon show.
1987-Peter Gabriel's "Sledgehammer" wins MTV's Best Video Award.
1987-Reggae great Peter Tosh and two others are shot and killed by
thieves who were robbing his Kingston, Jamaica home.