On March 4, 1952, actor Ronald Reagan and actress Nancy Davis married in San Fernando Valley, California.
In 1966, the London newspaper “Evening Standard” published an interview with John Lennon with his now infamous quote, “We are more popular than Jesus Christ right now.”
In 1967, a British newspaper reported that the brothers Steve and Muff Winwood were leaving the Spencer Davis group. Steve Winwood continued to train Traffic.
In 1973, Pink Floyd began a tour of the United States in Wisconsin. The band was supporting the album “Dark Side of the Moon”.
In 1990, commentator Andy Rooney returned to “60 minutes” after being suspended for allegedly racial remarks.
In 1993, singer Patti LaBelle got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In 1994, producers Chris and Bob Herbert published an announcement in a British magazine for singers who could dance. Almost 400 auditioned and five were chosen for a group that became The Spice Girls.
In 1996, Grand Ole Opry star Minnie Pearl died at the age of 83 after suffering a stroke.
Also in 1996, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr declined an offer of $ 225 million to visit North America, Europe and Japan.
In 2016, country singer Joey Feek of country duo Joey and Rory died of cancer in Alexandria, Indiana. He was 40 years old.
In 2018, Frances McDormand’s Oscar for Best Actress for “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was stolen during the Governors Ball party after the Academy Awards. He was recovered 15 minutes later.
In 2019, actor Luke Perry died after suffering a severe stroke in Los Angeles. He was 52 years old. On the same day, The Prodigy frontman Keith Flint was found dead at his home in the British village of North End. He was 49 years old.
Birthdays today: actress Paula Prentiss (“The Stepford Wives” from 1975) is 82 years old. Director Adrian Lyne (“Fatal Attraction”) is 79 years old. Singer Chris Rea is 69 years old. Singer and actor Ronn Moss of Player (“The Bold and the Beautiful”) is 68 years old. Actress Kay Lenz is 67 years old. Musician Emilio Estefan of Miami Sound Machine is 67 years old. Actress Catherine O’Hara (“Home Alone”, “A Mighty Wind”) is 66 years old. Actor Mykelti (MY’-kul -tee) Williamson (“Forrest Gump”) is 63 years old. Actress Patricia Heaton (“The Medium”, “Everyone loves Raymond”) is 62. Actor Steven Weber (“NCIS: New Orleans”, “Ali”) is 59. Former Metallica bassist Jason Newsted is 57. Actress Stacy Edwards (“Chicago Hope “) is 55 years old. Rapper Grand Puba (Brand Nubian) is 54 years old. Drummer Patrick Hannan of The Sundays is 54 years old. Singer Evan Dando of The Lemonheads is 53 years old. Patsy Kensit is 52 years old. Actress Andrea Bendewald (“Suddenly Susan”) is 50 years old. Cranberries drummer Fergal Lawler is 49 years old. Country singer Jason Sellers is 49 years old. Jazz drummer Jason Marsalis is 43 years old. Actress Jes sica Heap (“The You ng and the Restless “) is 37 years old. TV personality Whitney Port (“The Hills”) is 35 years old. Audrey Esparza (“Blindspot”) is 34 years old. Actress Margo Harshman (“NCIS”, “The Big Bang Theory”) is 34 years old. Josh Bowman (“Vendetta”) is 32 years old. The actress Andrea Bowen (“Desperate Housewives”) is 30 years old. Actress Jenna Boyd (“The Sisterhood of the Travel Pants”) is 27 years old.
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