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Your Day in Pop Culture (Thursday, June 20, 2013)

This Day in Pop Culture History
1214: The University of Oxford receives its charter. Shockingly, no one from Popculturology received a degree from there.
1948: The Toast of the Town, later The Ed Sullivan Show debuts on TV.
1963: Following the Cuban Missile Crisis, the United States of America and the Soviet Union establish the "red telephone." No, you couldn't play Angry Birds on it.

Famous People Have Birthdays Too
1915: Terence Young, director (Dr. No, From Russia With Love, Thunderball)
1928: Martin Landau, actor (Mission: Impossible, North by Northwest, Ed Wood)
1931: Olympia Dukakis, actress (Moonstruck, Steel Magnolias, Look Who's Talking series)
1933: Danny Aiello, actor (Do The Right Thing, Leon: The Professional, The Godfather: Part II)
1940: John Mahoney, actor (Frasier, Eight Men Out, Say Anything)
1941: Stephen Frears, director (Dangerous Liaisons, Hero, High Fidelity)
1942: Brian Wilson, musician (The Beach Boys)
1946: Bob Vila, TV host and Tim Taylor's nemesis
1949: Lionel Richie, singer (The Commodores)
1952: John Goodman, actor (Roseanne, Monsters, Inc., The Big Lebowski)
1967: Nicole Kidman, actress (Moulin Rouge!, The Hours, Rabbit Hole)
1968: Robert Rodriguez, director (Sin City, Machete, Spy Kids)
1971: Josh Lucas, actor (Glory Road, A Beautiful Mind)
1989: Christopher Mintz-Plasse, actor (Superbad, Kick-Ass series, Role Models)

Who's On What Tonight: Your Guide to Late-Night TV
LETTERMAN: Battlefield Earth's John Travolta, music group Japandroids
KIMMEL: True Blood's Anna Paquin, NASCAR driver Brad Keselowski, music group Muse
LENO: Torch Song Trilogy's Harvey Fierstein, music group The Mowgli's
FALLON: Wilfred's Elijah Wood, Defiance's Grant Bowler, music group Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Your Day in Pop Culture (Thursday, June 20, 2013) Reviewed by Popculturology on 6/20/2013 Rating: 5

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