Bush is 71 • Sylvester Stallone is 71 • Geoffrey Rush is 66 • Pip Torrens (The Crown) is 57 • 50 Cent is 42 • Kevin Hart is 38 IT HAPPENED TODAY • 1785: The dollar was unanimously chosen as the monetary unit for the United States.• 1854: The first official meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan.Millicent's solitary existence changes when she encounters Burt Hansen a charismatic younger man. See full summary » Nick and his partner Al stage a payroll holdup. Nick hides out at a public pool, where he meets Peg Dobbs.They go back to her apartment and he forces her family to hide him from the police manhunt.With his writing partner Tom Davis, with whom he had developed an interest in improvisational theater at the prestigious college preparatory school The Blake School, he was hired as a writer for SNL at its inception in 1975.
Franken was first elected to the United States Senate in 2008 in a razor-thin victory over incumbent Republican Senator Norm Coleman, and then won re-election in 2014 over Republican challenger Mike Mc Fadden.• 1933: Baseball’s first All-Star game was held at Chicago’s Comiskey Park. • 1942: Anne Frank and her family went into hiding in the “Secret Annexe” above her father’s office in an Amsterdam warehouse. • 1955: America’s first seat belt law was signed, in Illinois.• 1957: Teenagers John Lennon and Paul Mc Cartney met for the first time at a church in Liverpool, England, following a performance by Lennon’s band, the Quarrymen.• 1997: The rover Sojourner rolled down a ramp from the Mars Pathfinder lander onto the Martian landscape to begin inspecting soil and rocks. released a list of the most spoken languages in America after English and Spanish. [That does finally explain why the schools in 11 different states shut down for Oktoberfest.] Wallet Hub listed the best and worst states in which to start a business.• 2010: Lindsay Lohan was sentenced to 90 days in jail and 90 days in a residential substance-abuse program for violating her probation stemming from two separate 2007 cases of driving under the influence of cocaine and alcohol. SPECIAL EVENTS • Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day • Fried Chicken Day • International Kissing Day UPCOMING • July 7-14: Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain • July 7-9: Wane Chicken Show in Wayne, Nebraska, featuring the National Cluck-Off • July 8: Mooning of the Amtrak • July 12: Major League Baseball All-Star Game • September 5: Labor Day Firefighters in New Jersey were called to rescue an experienced skydiver stuck 70 feet off the ground in a tree. The worst is New Jersey while the best is North Dakota.