Hello Headliners! Today’s birthday belongs to Dub Poet Linton Kwesi Johnson. Among the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear is this larger-than-usual bunch: 79 – Mount Vesuvius erupts. The cities of Pompeii, ...
Howdy, Headliners! Celebrating his 72nd birthday today is Isaac Hayes, or he would be had he not died in 2008. Here are some of the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1308 ...
Hello, Headliners! Today’s birthday boy is Martin Mull. Before Mull started acting, he had a career as a singer-songwriter. Marty knows a thing or two about the Headlines Du Jour ...
Howdy Headliners! Today’s birthday belongs to Kevin Ayers, an English singer-songwriter, who started in the free Jazz combo Soft Machine. Before he died last year, he lived through quite a ...
Hello, Headliners.Today’s birthday belongs to Bert Lahr, the cowardly lion. AUNTY EM!!! AUNTY EM!!! Other Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1521 – After an extended siege, forces led by Spanish conquistador ...
Hello Headliners! Celebrating a birthday today is singer Helen Kane, often cited as the inspiration for Betty Boop, even though she lost the court case when she sued Max Fleisher ...
Hello Headliners! Today Peter O’Toole would be celebrating his birthday if he hadn’t had the misfortune of dying last December. Here are some of the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1610 ...
After a hiatus of a few weeks, Headlines Du Jour is back, babies!!! Today’s birthday belongs to Alexis de Tocqueville, who coined the phrase ‘Merkin ‘Ceptionalism and it wasn’t meant ...
Howdy, Headliners! Today’s birthday belongs to Ian Whitcomb, born in 1941 and still going strong. From the Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1553 – Lady Jane Grey takes the throne of ...
Hello, Headliners. Today’s birthday is ZERO degrees from Kevin Bacon, born on this day in1958. Here are some Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1099 – First Crusade: 15,000 starving Christian soldiers ...
Hello again, Headliners.Today’s birthday belongs to Smiley Lewis, a New Orleans Rhythm & Blues artist. Here are some of the other Headlines Du Jour of yesteryear: 1687 – Isaac Newton publishes ...
Howdy, Headliners. It’s the 183rd day of the year — with just 182 left — which means 2014 is now more than half over. Celebrating a birthday today is Ken ...

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