August 1

August 1, 2019


On This Day 

August 1

Girlfriends Day


1831 The opening day of London Bridge

1876 Colorado becomes the 38th U.S. state p

1936 The opening of the Olympic Games in Berlin Germany 

1941 The first Jeep hits the production line 

1942 Race riots start in New York

1944 Anna Frank makes her last entry into her diary

1954 Rear Window opens in movie theatres directed by Alfred Hitchcock 

1957 NORAD program begins 

1958 The Hanna & Barbara cartoon Tom & Jerry is released

1960 The song The Twist is released by Chubby Checker.


1971 The  debut  of TV  show Sonny and Cher Hour 

1973 The premiere of the George Lucas film America Graffiti.


1980 MTV hits TV screens the first video they play is Video Killed the Radio Star.




Happy Birthday


1893 Alexander of Greece 

1933 Dom DeLuise actor comedian 

1959 Joe Elliott musician in the band Def Leopard 

1960 Chuck D Rapper, Activist in The band Public Enemy 


1960 Professor Griff  Rapper,Activist in The band Public Enemy 

1963 Coolio rapper


1972 D-Von Dudley  WWE Superstar 

1976 Kate Norby actress The Devil’s Rejects 

1989 Devanny Pinn actress

1992 Scarlet Red actress

















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