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On This Day

May 16

Simon Stock Day

Sea Monkey Day

1929 The first Academy Awards take place Wings wins Best Picture

1956 The film The Searchers premiers Director by John Ford starring John Wayne & Jeffrey Hunter

1966 The Beach Boys release Pet Sounds

1977 The Montreal Canadians sweep the Boston Burins to win there 20th Stanley Cup

1982 New York Islanders win the Stanley Cup sweeping the Vancouver Canucks

1990 ICE-CUBE releases the album AmeriKKKa's Most Wanted

1991 Jungle Fever premieres at the Cannes Film Festival directed by Spike Lee Starring Wesley Snipes, & Samuel L. Jackson

Happy Birthday

1905 Henry Fonda actor The Grapes of Wrath, On Golden Pond

1919 Liberace pianist

1944 Danny Trejo actor in Desperado, From Dusk Till Dawn, & Spy Kids.

1953 Pierce Brosnan actor James Bond 007

1961 Charles Wright aka The Godfather WWE Superstar

1965 Krist Novoselic bassist in the Band Nirvana

1966 Janet Jackson Pop star

1973 Special ED Rapper

1986 Megan Fox actress Transformers

1992 Kirstin Maldonado Pop Star


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