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January 13th Trivia

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January 13th In Pop Culture History

1854 - US patent (#11062) for an accordion was issued to Anthony Faas of Philadelphia, Pa.

1863 - Thomas Crapper invented the portable toilet.

1888 - National Geographic Society was founded in Washington, D.C.

1930 - Disney's 'Mickey Mouse' newspaper strip first appeared.

1906 - The 1st radio set advertised (Telimco for $7.50 in Scientific American)

1959 - Motown Records is formed in Detroit.

1962 - Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors scored 73 points against Chicago

1966 - Tabitha was born on ABC's Bewitched. The episode titled, "And Then There Were Three."

1967 - US patent (#3359678) was issued to the Wham-O Mfg. Company for their improvement of the Frisbee.

1969 - Dick York collapsed on the set of Bewitched and is rushed to the hospital. He resigned from the show due to his persistent back injury (started in 1959) and was replaced by Dick Sargent.

1978 - United States Food and Drug Administration began requiring all blood donations to be labeled "paid" or "volunteer" donors.

1986 - Johnny Cash performed his famous Folsom County Jail show.

1995 - Far From Home: The Adventures of Yellow Dog, Higher Learning and Demon Knight were released in theaters.

2005 - US Surgeon General, Richard H. Carmona, issued a national health advisory to warn the public about the risks of breathing indoor radon.

2010 - Beauty and the Beast (3D) was released in theaters.

January 13th
Celebrity Birthdays

About That...

Charles 'Mother Goose' Perrault (1628)
Sophie Tucker (1884)
Kay Francis (1899, d.1968)
Danny Barker (1909)
Jeff Morrow (1913)
Ralph Edwards (1913)
Osa Massen (1916)
Lester Sill (1918)
Steve Dunne (1918)
Army Archerd (1919)
Robert Stack (1919, d.2003)
Jack Watling (1923)
Gwen Verdon (1925)
Rosemary Murphy (1925)
David Sheiner (1928)
Gregory Walcott (1928)
Joseph Anthony Pass (1929)
Wim Bary (1929)
Frances Sternhagen (1930)
Liz Anderson (1930)
Chris Wiggins (1931)
Charles Nelson Reilly (1931)
Ian Hendry (1931, d.1984)
Rip Taylor (1934)
Elsa Martinelli (1935)
Billy Gray (1938)
William B Davis (1938)
Richard Moll (1943)
John Lees (1947)
John Tartikoff (1949)
John McNaughton (1950)
Cornelius Bumpus (1952)
Sharon Gabet (1952)
Vicki McCarty (1954)
Fred White (1955)
Trevor Rabin (1955)
Paul Kelly (1955)
Janet Hubert-Whitten (1956)
Malcolm Foster (1956)
Don Snow (1957)
James LoMenzo (1959)
Kevin Anderson (1960)
Wayne Coyne (1961)
Graham "Suggs" McPherson (1961)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (1961)
Trace Adkins (1962)
Tim Patrick Kelly (1963)
Penelope Ann Miller (1964)
Patrick Dempsey (1966)
Bewitched's Tabitha Stevens (1966)
Annie Jones (1967)
George Paterson (1967)
Tracy Bingham (1968)
Chara (1968)
Ann-Marie Goddard (1970)
Keith Coogan (1970)
Shonda Rhimes (1970)
John Mallory Asher (1971)
Nicole Eggert (1972)
Gloria Yip (1973)
Michael Pena (1976)
Orlando Bloom (1977)
Jill Wagner (1979)
Reggie Brown (1981)
Shad Gaspard (1981)
Jason James (1981)
Julian Morris (1983)
William Hung (1983)
Liam Hemsworth (1990)
Why does someone believe you when you say there are billion billion stars, but check when you say the paint is wet?

January 13th
Celebrity Birthdays

About That...

Orlando Bloom (1977)
Rip Taylor (1937)
Charles Nelson Reilly (1931)
Patrick Dempsey (1966)
William Hung (1983)
Robert Stack (1919-2003)
Trace Atkins (1962)
Nicole Eggert (1972)
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (1961)
Penelope Ann Miller (1964)
Trevor Rabin (1954)
Charles 'Mother Goose' Perrault (1628)
Why does someone believe you when you say there are billion billion stars, but check when you say the paint is wet?

 


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