Guest Author - Judith Hodges
Today in History- August 10th
1874 Herbert Hoover, U.S. President
1898 Jack Haley, actor (Tin Man from the Wizard of Oz)
1928 Jimmy Dean, singer/ actor/ sausage guy (Big Bad John)
1928 Eddie Fisher, singer (Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing)
1940 Bobby Hatfield, singer from the Righteous Brothers (Unchained Melody, You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin')
1959 Rosanna Arquette, actress (Pulp Fiction, Joe Dirt, Desperately Seeking Susan)
1960 Antonio Banderas, actor(The Mask of Zorro, Shrek 2, Evita)
1965 Claudia Christian, actress (Susan from Babylon 5)
1971 Justin Theroux, actor (American Psycho, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle)
1972 Angie Harmon, actress (Abbie from Law and Order)
1821 Missouri becomes 24th state in the US.
1846 Smithsonian Institution Act signed to create the Smithsonian Institution.
1977 Son of Sam (serial killer David Berkowitz) caught.
Eddie Fisher has been married 5 times: Debbie Reynolds (The Unsinkable Molly Brown), Elizabeth Taylor (Giant, National Velvet), Connie Stevens (Kookie, Kookie, Lend Me Your Comb), and 2 ladies that aren't famous.
David Berkowitz signed his notes Son of Sam because he believed the neighbor's dog was telling him to kill. The neighbor's name was Sam.