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On This Day

July 16

Woodie Wagon Day

1875 The new French Constitution is published

1969 Apollo 11 blasts off from Kennedy Space Centre

1971 The Devils opens in movie Theatres

1973 The Song Were an American Band is released by The Grand Funk Railroad

1979 Saddam Hussein becomes president of Iraq

1996 Ween release the album 12 Golden Country Greats

Happy Birthday

1911 Ginger Rogers actress

1942 Desmond Dekker Reggae pioneer

1963 Phoebe Cates actress Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Gremlins

1965 Tina Tyler porn star

1967 Will Ferrell actor on SNL,

1971 Corey Feldman actor

1976 Bobby Lashley wrestler

1985 Rosa Salazar actress