In 1960 the first star was placed on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The star was for Joanne Woodward.

More than 7 million people were watching from their living rooms in 1964, when The Beatles appeared on the Ed Sullivan show.

The father of rock ‘n roll Bill Hayley died at the age of 55 in 1981.

In 1997, The Simpsons overtook The Flintstones to become the longest running cartoon show.

And we said goodbye to actor Heath Ledger in 2008, his funeral was held in hometown of Perth.

Today’s Birthdays:

Mia Farrow is 70 (1945).


Broadcaster Derryn Hinch is 71 (1944).

And Singer/song writer Carole King is 73 (1942).

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