News

Today in entertainment history: Aug. 13

Today in entertainment history: Aug. 13

THIS DAY IN 1942: Walt Disney's animated feature "Bambi" premiered at Radio City Music Hall in New York. In this 1938 photo, Walt Disney sketches two 12-week-old fawns that will act as the models for the hero and heroine of "Bambi." Photo: Associated Press

1942: Walt Disney’s animated feature “Bambi” premiered at Radio City Music Hall in New York.

1965: Jefferson Airplane made its first appearance, at the opening of the Matrix Club in San Francisco.

1997: “South Park” made its debut on Comedy Central.

2011: High winds caused a stage to collapse at the Indiana State Fair just before Sugarland was about to perform. Seven people were killed.

Today’s Birthdays: Actor Pat Harrington (“One Day At A Time”) is 86. Actor Kevin Tighe (“Emergency,” ”Murder One”) is 71. Actor Danny Bonaduce is 56. Actress Dawnn Lewis (“A Different World,” ”Hangin’ With Mr. Cooper”) is 54. Actor John Slattery (“Mad Men,” ”Desperate Housewives”) is 53. Actress Debi Mazar is 51. Actress Quinn Cummings (“Family”) is 48. Country singer Andy Griggs is 42. Drummer Mike Melancon of Emerson Drive is 37. Actress Kathryn Fiore (“Reno 911!”) is 36. Singer James Morrison is 31. Actress Lennon Stella (“Nashville”) is 16.

Latest Stories

7 hours ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate this May

birthday

On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

10 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Local Sports, Sports, Surrounding Counties, UVA, UVA Sports

UVA Men’s Lacrosse Ends Season

Starsia Dom 050308

The UVA men's lacrosse program ended its 2016 season with a 7-8 record after a 19-11 loss to Brown University in Kennesaw, Georgia.

21 hours ago in Albemarle County, Charlottesville City, Local, Local Sports, Sports, Surrounding Counties, UVA, UVA Sports

UVA Baseball Team Takes Two From Pitt

BaseballHat1

UVA won a Saturday double header over Pittsburgh Saturday, and racked up its 28th and 29th victories of the baseball season.