Birthdays; Johnny Carson, Adlai Stevenson, Pele, Zioniev, Weird Al Yankovic, Dwight Yoakham, Doug Flutie, Michael Crichton, Chi-Chi Rodriquez, Sam Raimi, Phillip Kaufman, porn star Jasmine St. Claire, Gummo Marx, Ang Lee is 60, Ryan Reynolds is 38, Sam Raimi is 55
1928- A financial consortium led by banker-bootlegger Joseph Kennedy Sr. buys the Keith Albee theater circuit and merged it with the Radio Company and the Orpheum theaters to form Radio-Keith-Orpheum or RKO pictures. RKO made films like King Kong, Fort Apache and Citizen Kane before merging into Desilu in 1957.
1940- Shooting on the film Citizen Kane wrapped.
1941- Walt Disney’s Dumbo premiered.
1971-Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida opened.
2001- Apple Computers launched the i-pod.