1973 Skylab Space Station Launches
America’s first space station, Skylab, was built to be a base for manned flights. Astronauts utilized Skylab for extended stays and experiments. In 1979, the station lost orbit and burned up in the atmosphere; parts of the space station fell in the Indian Ocean and in Australia.
1985 Philly Residents Homeless After MOVE Siege
Fire from a police raid on the MOVE compound destroyed 60 homes in Philadelphia. MOVE formed in the 1970s as a community action group.
1986 Gorbachev Speaks About Chernobyl
Soviet leader made his first comments on Chernobyl 18 days after the nuclear accident. Gorbachev said the accident has “disturbed world opinion” and deeply affected the Soviet people.
1936 Bobby Darin
1944 George Lucas
1961 Tim Roth
1969 Cate Blanchett
1971 Sofia Coppola
1983 Amber Tamblyn
1984 Mark Zuckerberg
1993 Miranda Cosgrove