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Your Day in Pop Culture (Monday, July 1, 2013)

This Day in Pop Culture History
1874: The Sholes and Glidden typewriters goes on sale. You kids probably know those as the computers that can't play Angry Birds.
1958: The CBC links TV broadcasting across Canada via microwave. They made sure they finished making popcorn before the link up.
1963: Zip Codes are introduced for the United States Postal Service.
1979: Sony introduces the Walkman. Speaking of Walkman, we made a mixtape for you.
1984: Prompted by Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, the Motion Picture Association of America adopts the PG-13 rating.
1987: WFAN becomes the world's first all-sports radio station. They probably were not arguing the validity of Dwight Gooden's WAR rating.

Famous People Have Birthdays Too
1924: Florence Stanley, actress (Dinosaurs, Barney Miller, Fish)
1934: Jamie Farr, actor (M*A*S*H, Blackboard Jungle)
1934: Sydney Pollack, director (Tootsie, Out of Africa, The Way We Were, Michael Clayton)
1939: Karen Black, actress (Easy Rider, The Great Gatsby, Family Plot)
1945: Debbie Harry, singer-songwriter (Blondie)
1951: Terrence Mann, actor (Critters series)
1952: Dan Aykroyd, comedian and actor (Saturday Night Live, The Blues Brothers, Ghostbusters series)
1956: Alan Ruck, actor (Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Spin City, The Bronx Is Burning)
1961: Carl Lewis, Olympic gold medal-winning sprinter, awful National Anthem singer
1961: Diana Spencer, princess of Wales
1967: Pamela Anderson, model, actress (Baywatch, VIP), inventor of the celebrity sex tape
1970: Henry Simmons, actor (NYPD Blue)
1971: Missy Elliott, rapper
1972: Claire Forlani, actress (Meet Joe Black, Mallrats, The Rock)
1975: Sufjan Stevens, musician
1977: Liv Tyler – Steven Tyler's daughter, actress (That Thing You Do!, Empire Records, Armageddon)

Who's On What Tonight: Your Guide to Late-Night TV
KIMMEL: The Lone Ranger's Johnny Depp, Just Shoot Me's Rebecca Romijn, Steve Martorano
Your Day in Pop Culture (Monday, July 1, 2013) Reviewed by Popculturology on 7/01/2013 Rating: 5

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