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Your Day in Pop Culture (Wednesday, June 26, 2013)

This Day in Pop Culture History
1870: Christmas is declared a federal holiday in the United States. I guess Christmas in June is a thing now.
1927: The Cyclone roller coaster opens on Coney Island.
1963: President John F. Kennedy gives his Ich bin ein Berliner speech. Americans no longer fear a Nazi uprising.
1974: The Universal Product Code (UPC) is used for the first time. A pack of Wrigley's gum was purchased at a supermarket in Troy, Ohio. No word on whether it was Juicy Fruit or Double Mint.

Famous People Have Birthdays Too
1819: Abner Doubleday, American general and adopted creator of baseball
1904: Peter Lorre, actor (M, The Maltese Falcon, 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea)
1953: Robert Davi, actor (License To Kill, Die Hard, The Goonies, Showgirls)
1955: Mick Jones, musician (The Clash, Big Audio Dynamite)
1955: Gedde Watanabe, actor (Sixteen Candles)
1959: Mark McKinney, comedian (Saturday Night Live, Kids in the Hall)
1969: Colin Greenwood, musician (Radiohead)
1970: Paul Thomas Anderson, director (Cigarette and Coffee, Boogie Nights, Magnolia, There Will Be Blood, The Master)
1970: Sean Hayes, actor (Will and Grace, Up All Night)
1970: Chris O'Donnell, actor (Batman and Robin, Batman Forever, Scent of a Woman)
1970: Nick Offerman, actor married to Megan Mullally (Parks and Recreation, 21 Jump Street)
1980: Jason Schwartzman, actor (Rushmore, Bored to Death, Fantastic Mr. Fox)
1984: Aubrey Plaza, actress (Parks and Recreation, Mystery Team, Funny People, Monsters University, Safety Not Guaranteed)

Who's On What Tonight: Your Guide to Late-Night TV
CONAN: Wilfred's Elijah Wood, The Heat's Bill Burr, singer Ryan Bingham
LETTERMAN: White House Down's Jamie Fox, WTF with Marc Maron's Marc Maron, music group Wale
KIMMEL: White House Down's Channing Tatum, The Heat director Paul Feig, musician Pharrell
LENO: Comedian Whitney Cummings, Alex Minksy, musician John Fogerty
FERGUSON: The Heat's Sandra Bullock, Jim McDonald
Your Day in Pop Culture (Wednesday, June 26, 2013) Reviewed by Popculturology on 6/26/2013 Rating: 5

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