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1/26/2021




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>>  Noted Birthdays on Tuesday, January 26  <<


Douglas MacArthur
c. 1945
1880 – Douglas MacArthur, Little Rock, Arkansas, U.S. General (WW II), (d.1964)
1891 – Frank Costello [Francesco Castiglia], Lauropoli, Italy, Italian-American gangster (The Prime Minister of the Underworld) (d.1973)
1893 – Giuseppe Genco Russo, Sicilian mafioso (d.1976)
1902 – Romney Brent, Saltillo, Mexico, actor, writer, Dinner at the Ritz, (d.1976)
1904 – Douglas Evans, actor, South Pacific Trail (d.1968)
1905 – Charles Lane, actor, singer, Homer Bedloe – Petticoat Junction, I Love Lucy (d.2007)
1905 – Maria Augusta von Trapp, Austria, singer, inspired "The Sound of Music" (1965) (d.1987)
1908 – Jill Esmond, London, England, English actress, The Bandit of Sherwood Forest (1946) (d.1990)
1911 – Polykarp Kusch, German-American physicist, academic, Nobel Prize laureate (d.1993)

William Hopper
c. 1934
1913 – Jimmy Van Heusen, songwriter, wrote "Love and Marriage" (1955) (d.1990)
1913 – William Prince, Nichols, New York, actor, The Gauntlet (1977), Cyrano de Bergerac (1950) (d.1996)
1915 – William Hopper, New York City, actor, Paul Drake – Perry Mason (1957-66) (d.1970)
1918 – Vito Scotti, born in San Francisco, California, actor, Flying Nun, Barefoot in the Park (d.1996)
1920 – Derek Bond, born in Glasgow, Scotland, actor, Nicholas Nickleby (1947) (d.2006)
1921 – Akio Morita, Japanese businessman, co-founded Sony (d.1999)
1923 – Anne Jeffreys, North Carolina, actress, Tess Trueheart – Dick Tracy, Topper (1953-55), General Hospital (1984-04) (d.2017)
1925 – Joan Leslie, Detroit, actress, High Sierra, Yankee Doodle Dandy (d.2015)
1925 – Paul Newman, actor, director, race car driver, businessman, co-founded Newman's Own (d.2008)

Joan Leslie
c. 1946
1926 – Ronnie Hilton, singer, Moonraker (d.2001)
1927 – William Redfield, New York City, actor, Jimmy Hughes Rookie Cop, Marriage (d.1976)
1929 – Jules Feiffer, born in Bronx, New York City, New York, cartoonist (Passionella)/author (Little Murders)
1931 – Mary Murphy, Washington D.C., actress, The Wild One (1953), The Desperate Hours (1955) (d.2011)
1934 – Bob Uecker, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, catcher, actor, broadcaster, Mr Belvedere (1985-90)
1938 – Henry Jaglom, born in London, England, actor, Eating, Sitting Ducks, Always, But Not Forever (1985)
1939 – Marshall Leib, rocker, Teddy Bears (d.2002)
1941 – Scott Glenn, Pittsburgh, actor, Right Stuff, Personal Best, Backdraft
1946 – Deon Jackson, born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, singer, songwriter (d.2014)

Paul Newman
c. 1963
1946 – Gene Siskel, journalist, film critic (d.1999)
1947 – Patrick Dewaere, French actor, composer (d.1982)
1948 – Corky Laing, rocker, Mountain – Mississippi Queen
1949 – David Strathairn, actor, Edward R. Murrow – 'Good Night, and Good Luck' (2005)
1949 – Derek Holt, rocker, Climax Blues Band
1949 – David Strathairn, actor, LA Confidential, Eight Men Out
1950 – Jack Youngblood, born in Jacksonville, Florida, professional football player, Pro Football HOF defensive end
1951 – Andy Hummel, singer, songwriter, bass player (d.2010)
1951 – Christopher North, keyboard player, Ambrosia

Bob Uecker
c. 2011
1951 – David Briggs, rock guitarist, Little River Band – Help Is On Its Way
1951 – Walt Willey, Ottawa, Illinois, actor, Jackson Montgomery – All My Children (1987-11)
1953 – Lucinda Williams, born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, singer, songwriter
1955 – Eddie Van Halen, Nijmegan, Netherlands, rock guitarist, Van Halen – Jump (d.2020)
1958 – Anita Baker, born in Toledo, Ohio, singer, Giving You the Best That I Got
1958 – Ellen DeGeneres, comedian, actress, talk show host
1958 – Norman Lamont Hassan, British reggae musician, UB40 – Red Red Wine
1961 – Tom Keifer, born in Springfield, Pennsylvania, rock guitarist, vocalist, Cinderella – Heartbreak Station
1963 – Andrew Ridgeley, England, rock guitarist, Wham – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
1965 – Allison Hossack, Manitoba, actress, Olivia – Another World (1989-92)
1967 – Bryan Callen, stand-up comedian, actor, writer, podcaster
1970 – Kirk Franklin, singer, songwriter, producer
1977 – Tye Tribbett, singer, songwriter, keyboard player
1979 – Sara Rue, actress, Carmen Ferrara – Popular
1981 – Colin O'Donoghue, Irish actor, Captain Killian "Hook" Jones – Once Upon a Time
1988 – Mia Rose [Maria Antónia Teixeira Rosa], born in Wimbledon, London, English singer, songwriter
1993 – Cameron Bright, Canadian actor, Thank You for Smoking, The Butterfly Effect

Scott Glenn
c. 2011
Eddie Van Halen
c. 2015
Ellen DeGeneres
c. 2011
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(Conceived Around May 5)

>>  Noted Events On Tuesday, January 26  <<

2021 – NOTE: – "Not All Verified": If no hyperlink, event not verified or vetted. [1] Could not corroborate date, may be conflicting data on multiple sites, or exact date could not be verified. Hyperlinks are generally verification of year, month, date, and event. [bh] Brainy History, not vetted elsewhere, take their word for it at this time, a valid citation would be nice. Error 403 links corrected when found.
2016 – Leader of Oregon militia occupying Malheur wildlife refuge arrested and another killed in shoot-out with Federal agents
2013 – The group of hackers known as Anonymous, hacks into the U.S. Sentencing Commission website as a response to the suicide of Aaron Swartz, an American computer programmer, and internet activist
2012 – A U.S. gene sequencing company, Illumina, adopts a poison pill strategy, fighting against a hostile bid by Roche Holding
2010 – James Cameron's film, Avatar, surpasses his 1997 film Titanic, and becomes the highest grossing film of all time
2006 – Western Union discontinues its telegram service
2005 – Condoleezza Rice is sworn in as U.S. Secretary of State, becoming the first African American woman to hold the post
1998 – Lewinsky scandal: On American television, U.S. President Bill Clinton denies having had "sexual relations" with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky
1998 – Intel launches 333 MHz Pentium II chip
1980 – Israel and Egypt establish diplomatic relations
1980 – One hundred and seventy-five thousand pay to hear Frank Sinatra sing in Rio de Janeiro [1]
1980 – The U.S. Olympic Committee voted to boycott the Summer Olympic Games in Moscow after the Soviet Union invades Afghanistan
1979 – Dukes of Hazzard premieres on CBS
1967 – Chicago Blizzard strikes with a record twenty-three inches of snow fall causing eight hundred buses and fifty thousand automobiles to be abandoned
1963 – Major League Rules Committee votes to expand strike zone
1962 – Bishop Burke of Buffalo Catholic dioceses declares Chubby Checker's "Twist" is impure and bans it from all Catholic schools
1961 – Are You Lonesome Tonight? by Elvis Presley peaks to number one [1]
1956 – Buddy Holly's first formal recording session
1954 – Ground breaking begins on Disneyland
1945 – World War II: Audie Murphy displays valor and bravery in action for which he will later be awarded the Medal of Honor [1]
1942 – World War II: The first United States forces arrive in Europe landing in Northern Ireland
1932 – KUT-AM in Austin Texas changes call letters to KNOW [1]
1926 – The first demonstration of the television by John Logie Baird
1915 – The Rocky Mountain National Park is established by an act of the U.S. Congress
1914 – Vatican puts Belgian Nobel winner Maeterlinck's works in their index
1907 – Tillman Act, the first legislation in the United States prohibiting monetary contribution to national political campaigns by corporations
1905 – The world's largest diamond ever, the Cullinan weighing 3,106.75 carats (0.621350 kg), is found at the Premier Mine near Pretoria in South Africa
1875 – Electric dental drill is patented by George F Green [1]
1870 – Virginia becomes eighth state readmitted to U.S. after Civil War
1861 – Louisiana becomes sixth state to secede (U.S. Civil War)
1856 – First Battle of Seattle: Marines from the USS Decatur drive off American Indian attackers after all day battle with settlers
1841 – James Bremer takes formal possession of Hong Kong Island at what is now Possession Point, establishing British Hong Kong
1838 – Tennessee becomes first state to prohibit alcohol
1837 – Michigan is admitted as the twenty-sixth U.S. state
1802 – Congress passes an act calling for a U.S. Capitol library
1790 – Mozart's opera "Così fan tutte" premieres, Vienna
1784 – Benjamin Franklin expresses unhappiness over eagle as America's symbol
1564 – The Council of Trent issued its conclusions in the Tridentinum, establishing a distinction between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism (Benedictus Deus)
__66 – Fifth recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet


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