Video of the Week
Quote of the Day
“A gentleman is a man who can play the accordion but doesn’t.”
Born on this Day
Mariette Hartley, 72, actress; Joe Flaherty, 71, actor; Ray Davies, 68, rock musician; Meredith Baxter, 65, actress; Michael Gross, 65, actor; Nils Lofgren, 61, rock musician; Berke Breathed, 55, cartoonist; Kathy Mattea, 53, country singer; Larry Wachowski, 47, writer-director; Allison Moorer, 40, country singer; Juliette Lewis, 39, actress.
On this Day in 1964
Three civil rights workers disappeared in Philadelphia, Miss. Their bodies were found buried in an earthen dam six weeks later. Eight members of the Ku Klux Klan went to prison on federal conspiracy charges; none served more than six years. In 2005, Edgar Ray Killen, an 80-year-old former Klansman, was found guilty of manslaughter in their deaths.