Fri 6/29

Antoine de St-Exupery, b. 1900

Bernard Hermann, b. 1911

Slim Pickens, b. 1919

Gary Busey, b. 1944

Amanda Donohoe, b. 1962

1891 – Nat’l Forest Service organized.

1956 – Fed’l Interstate Hwy system OKed.

Sat 6/30

Lena Horne, b. 1917

Susan Hayward,

b. 1919

David Alan Grier,

b. 1955

Vincent D’Onofrio, b. 1959

Michael Phelps,

b. 1985

1936 – Margaret Mitchell’s “Gone with The Wind” 1st published.

Sun 7/01

Olivia DeHavilland, b. 1916

Leslie Caron, b. 1931

Twyla Tharp, b. 1941

Dan Aykroyd, b. 1952

Princess Diana Spencer, b. 1961

Liv Tyler, b. 1977

1941 – 1st TV commercial aired: for Bulova Watch

1963 – U.S. Post Office introduced ZIP codes.

     Mon 7/02

Thurgood Marshall, b. 1908

Brock Peters, b. 1927

Richard Petty, b. 1937

Lucy Baines Johnson Turpin, b. 1947

Lindsay Lohan, b. 1986

1926 – The Army Air Corps established by Congress.

1947 – An object crashed near Roswell, NM. E.T.?

Tues 7/03

George M. Cohan, b. 1878

Betty Buckley, b. 1947

Dave Barry, b. 1947

Tom Cruise, b. 1962

Yeardley Smith,

b. 1964

1863 – The Battle of Gettysburg (Civil War) ended.

1930 – U.S. Congress created the Veterans’ Administration.

Wed 7/04

Happy Birthday, U.S.A.!

Stephen Foster,

b. 1826

Ann Landers & Abigail Van Buren, b. 1918

Eva Marie Saint,

b. 1924

Neil Simon, b. 1927

1776 – Declaration of Independence approved by Cont’l Congress.

Thurs 7/05

P. T. Barnum, b. 1810

Huey Lewis, b. 1951

Bill Watterson,

b. 1958

Edie Falco, b. 1963

Kathryn Erbe, b. 1965

1841 – Thos. Cook opened 1st travel agency.

1946 – The bikini bathing suit debuted at Paris fashion show.

Fri 7/06

Nancy Reagan, b. 1921

Janet Leigh, b. 1927

George W. Bush,

b. 1946

Geoffrey Rush, b. 1951

Curtis Jackson, b. 1976

1885 – Pasteur successfully tested rabies vaccine.

1933 – 1st All-Star baseball game played: in Chicago.

Sat 7/07

Satchel Paige, b. 1906

Doc Severinsen,

b. 1927

Ringo Starr, b. 1940

Shelley Duvall, b. 1949

Michelle Kwan,

b. 1980

1898 – The U.S. annexed Hawaii.

1946 – “Mother” Cabrini canonized as 1st American saint.

  Sun 7/08

Wolfgang Puck,

b. 1949

Anjelica Huston,

b. 1951

Toby Keith, b. 1961

Kevin Bacon, b. 1958

Billy Crudup, b. 1968

1889 – The Wall Street Journal 1st published.

1969 – The game “Twister” was patented.

June 29

1409 South Lamar Street, Basement 12

Dallas, 75215


Opening Bell Coffee — Sisterman is a Nashville based Folk Rock band. A sound best described as “rootsy,” Sisterman cuts through the noise with foot stomping bass lines and harmony-driven hooks. 7:30 p.m. FREE!

June 29

829 W. West Davis

Dallas, 75208


Spinster Records — Join a one-night-only evening dedicated to vintage audio (1950s-1980s) sales and promotions. Enjoy vintage turntables, receivers, amplifiers, speakers, and other hi-fi surprises. Light sips and bites provided. 7 p.m. FREE!

June 30

4849 W. Illinois Ave.

Dallas, 75211


Mountain View College — Bare Bones Shakespeare and Mountain View College present: “As You Like It” by William Shakespeare. Bring your blankets, lawn chairs and snacks for a night of fun. 7:30 p.m. FREE!

June 30

3080 South Hampton Rd

Dallas, 75204


Kiest Park — Join Peacemakers, Inc. for four fun summertime events celebrating kindness. Help children all over the city create “kindness rocks” and create your own. 6:30-9:30 p.m. FREE!

July 1

314 W. 8th St

Dallas, 75208


The Wild Detectives — July first is International Joke Day. This week, Kids in the Cliff story time is all about the laughs. The kid-fave “The Book with No Pictures,” by “The Office’s” B. J. Novak, will be read out loud. 11 a.m. FREE!

July 2

1800 Barnes Bridge Road

Dallas, Texas


Dallas AARP Chapter #3880 — The chapter hosts Paul Markowitz, Senior Advocate, who will present “Navigating The Senior Living Maze When A Decision Must Be Made.” Meeting starts at 10 a.m. and visitors are welcome. FREE!

July 3

4845 Broadway Boulevard

Garland, 75043


Nicholson Memorial Library System — School-age children, ages 7 to 12, can join the Creative Kids Group. Children will learn a new creative skill and then practice with hands-on activities and crafts. 7 p.m. FREE!

July 3

11445 Garland Rd.

Dallas, 75218

Petmobile Pet Hospital — Join us at Fiesta Grocery for our Mobile Vaccination Clinic. Low Cost Vaccinations/Minor Exams and much more … for info, check out

July 4

1121 First Avenue

Dallas, 75210

Fair Park

Fair Park Fourth — Celebrate America with a day of family, fun and fireworks. Enjoy entertainment, children’s activities, museums, historic art and architecture. Noon-10 p.m. $8

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