Fri 10/26

Napoleon Hill, b. 1883

Mahalia Jackson, b. 1911

Hillary Rodham Clinton, b. 1947

Natalie Merchant, b. 1963

Seth MacFarlane, b. 1973

1881 – Earps & Doc Holiday vs. Clantons in “The Gunfight at the OK Corral.”

Sat 10/27

Theodore Roosevelt, b. 1858

Ruby Dee, b. 1924

John Cleese, b. 1939

Fran Lebowitz, b. 1950

Roberto Benigni, b. 1952

1787 – The first Federalist Papers were published in the New York Independent.

1954 – “Disneyland” debuted on ABC-TV.

Sun 10/28

Dr. Jonas Salk, b. 1914

Jane Alexander,

b. 1939

Bill Gates, b. 1955

Julia Roberts, b. 1967

Joaquin Phoenix, b. 1974

1886 – The Statue of Liberty dedicated in NY Harbor by Pres. Cleveland. She’s 152 ft tall, weighs 225 tons.

     Mon 10/29

Fanny Brice, b. 1891

Bill Mauldin, b. 1921

Richard Dreyfuss, b. 1947

Winona Ryder, b. 1971

Brendan Fehr, b. 1977

1863 – The Int’l Committee of the Red Cross was formed.

1945 – 1st ballpoint pens go on sale – price: $12.50 each.

Tues 10/30

John Adams, b. 1735

Ruth Gordon, b. 1896

Gordon Parks, b. 1912

Grace Slick, b. 1939

Henry Winkler, b. 1945

Nia Long, b. 1970

1938 – Orson Welles spooked America with his radio broadcast of “War of the Worlds.”

Wed 10/31

BOO !!! Watch out for “The Lady of the Lake”

Ethel Waters, b. 1896

Dale Evans, b. 1912

Dan Rather, b. 1931

Piper Perabo, b. 1944

1941 – Mount Rushmore was declared finished after 14 yrs. of work.

Thurs 11/01

All Saints Day

Bill Anderson, b. 1937

Marcia Wallace,

b. 1942

Kinky Friedman,

b. 1944

Lyle Lovett, b. 1957

Toni Collette, b. 1972

1968 – MPAA began movie ratings: G, M, R, X.

Fri 11/02

Daniel Boone, b. 1734

Burt Lancaster, b. 1913

Shere Hite, b. 1942

k. d. lang, b. 1961

Nelly, b. 1974

1867 – Harper’s Bazaar magazine was 1st published.

1955 – KKDA in Pittsburgh – 1st comm’l radio station in U.S. – began broadcasting.

Sat 11/03

Stephen F. Austin, b. 1793

James Reston, b. 1909

Charles Bronson, b. 1921

Godzilla, b. 1954

1507 – Leonardo da Vinci commissioned to paint the “Mona Lisa.”

1896 – Martha H. Cannon of Utah elected 1st female state senator in U.S.

  Sun 11/04

Daylight Savings Time Ends

Will Rogers, b. 1914

Walter Cronkite,

b. 1916

Laura Bush, b. 1946

Matthew McConaughey, b. 1969

1922 – Howard Carter discovered lost tomb of Pharaoh Tutankhamen in Egypt.

Oct. 26

6101 Bishop Blvd.

Dallas, 75205


SMU/Owen Arts Center — This fall’s dance concert celebrates women’s voices and features additional dancers in duets, trios and solos creating a textured picture that reflects the complex musical score. 8 p.m., $8-$14.

Oct. 26

3414 Elm St.

Dallas, 75226


Sons of Hermann Hall — Lumedia Musicworks presents, “Night of Decayed Musicians,” an original 60-minute semi-opera. With a baroque band in full

skeleton, and a quartet of witchy singers, this is the perfect spooky experience.

Oct. 27

2443 Abrams Road (at Lakeshore)

Dallas, 75218


Lakewood United Methodist Church — The church is hosting a Craft Fair with knitting, metal, glass, jewelry, scrapbooking, toys, mixed media, baked goods, paper art and more. Shop early for Christmas gifts. 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. FREE!

Oct. 27

5400 East Mockingbird Lane

Dallas, 75206


Pocket Sandwich Theatre — “Night of Living Walking Dead” is a melodrama debut! Pelt ‘em with popcorn as the cult classic “Night of The Living Dead” meets current thriller “The Walking Dead” in this exciting mashup! Through Nov. 10.

Oct. 27

2600 Live Oak St.

Dallas, 75204


Latino Cultural Center — Teatro Dallas presents the world-premiere of “1968.” The drama explores an electrifying year in history when 50 years ago, a young man is rocked by events that continue to be relevant today. Through Nov. 3. $15-$25.

Oct. 28

1925 Elm St

Dallas  75201


Majestic Theatre — The Texas Theatre and The Majestic Theater present Alfred Hitchcock’s landmark masterpiece “Psycho.” The film is about a troubled man, whose old house and motel are not the place to spend a quiet evening. 5 p.m. $10.

Oct. 29

411 Elm St.

Dallas, 75202


Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza — The assistant counsel on the Warren Commission and the chief counsel on the U.S. House Select Committee discuss the Nov. 22, 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy. 7 p.m., $25.

Oct. 30

2520 Flora St.

Dallas, 75201


Moody Performance Hall — Jerry Junkin conducts an original score for winds to the cult-classic 1931 film “Frankenstein.” Join the Dallas Winds for a Halloween-eve party with trick-or-treating, costumes and a conducting contest! 7:30 p.m. $30-$55.

Oct. 31

8687 N. Central Exwy

Dallas, 75225


NorthPark Center — Visitors of all ages are invited to get into the autumn spirit by exploring NorthPark’s Pumpkin Patch. The vibrant 1.4-acre garden features more than 25 varietals of gourds, corn and pumpkins. Through Nov. 4. FREE!

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