Rabbi's On This Day: Tuesday, 4/22/14

Posted 4/22/2014 12:00:00 PM

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS:

  • Peter Frampton (rock singer/guitarist) (64)
  • Glen Campbell (country-pop singer) (78)
  • Paul Carrack (singer and keyboardist, AceSqueezeMike + the Mechanics) (63)
  • Jack Nicholson (Academy Award-winning actor, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's NestChinatownThe ShiningBatmanA Few Good MenAs Good As It GetsAnger ManagementTommyThe Departed, The Bucket List) (77)
  • Charlotte Rae (actress, The Facts of Life's Mrs. Garrett) (88)
  • Ryan Stiles (actor/comedian, "Lewis" on the Drew Carey ShowWhose Line Is It Anyway?) (55)
  • Sheryl Lee (actress, played “Laura Palmer” in Twin Peaks) (47)
  • John Waters (cult film director, HairsprayPink FlamingosFemale TroubleSerial MomCry Baby) (68)
  • Jeffrey Dean Morgan (actor, Magic City, Watchmen, Grey's Anatomy, Supernatural, The Accidental Husband, P.S. I Love YouThe Losers) (48)
  • Amber Heard (actress, The Rum Diary, Pineapple Express, The Stepfather, Zombieland3 Days To Kill; engaged to Johnny Depp) (28)
  • Shavo Odadjian (Armenian-born bassist, System Of A Down) (40)
  • Daniel ...


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Rabbi's On This Day: Monday, 4/21/14

Posted 4/21/2014 12:00:00 PM

Monday, April 21, 2014

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS:

  • Tony Danza (actor, Taxi, Who's The Boss?, The Tony Danza Show) (63, disputed)
  • James McAvoy (actor, Atonement, The Last King of Scotland, Wanted, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Wanted,  X-Men: First Class) (35)
  • Queen Elizabeth II (88)
  • Eric Mabius (actor, Ugly Betty, Cruel Intentions) (43)
  • Charles Grodin (actor and talk show host, Midnight Run, Beethoven, Rosemary's Baby, Heaven Can WaitDave) (79)
  • Patti LuPone (actress, WitnessDriving Miss DaisyState And Main) (65)
  • Andie MacDowell (actress, Sex, Lies & VideotapeGroundhog DayGreen CardFour Weddings And A FuneralMichael) (56)
  • Iggy Pop (rock star) (67)
  • Robert Smith (founder and frontman, The Cure) (55, disputed 56)
  • Sister Helen Prejean (author, Dead Man Walking) (75)
  • Nicole Sullivan (actress, Mad TVThe King Of Queens) (44)
  • Tony Romo (football player) (34)
  • Glen Hansard (songwriter/actor, Once) (44)
  • Rob Riggle (actor/comedian, The Hangover, The Other Guys, 21 Jump Street, Step Brothers) (44)

ON THIS DAY:

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Weekends Interviews:

It was announced this week that KORN will join Avenged Sevenfold, Trivium, Asking Alexandria plus a whole slew of others on this year's Mayhem Fest tour. Sara and Rabbi talked with Korn frontman Jonathan Davis about being a part of the annual festival once again, writing with Brian "Head" Welch in the studio after his long absence from the band, their latest album The Paradigm Shift and the video for the song "Spike In My Veins" (below), Jonathan's custom "Bitch" mic stand, musical influences, and more... Stream the chat now and get your tickets for Mayhem HERE. We'll see ya at the SBC on Friday August 1st!

 

Kenny Wayne Shepherd stopped by our studios with Noah Hunt before their sold out show at the Keswick Theatre with the Experience Hendrix Tour. We hear they'll be back in town by the summertime... Listen to our chat to find out more about that, plus the new KWS album on the horizon, and how Jimi Hendrix influenced Kenny as a young blues guitarist.

-Jaxon

PS: Check out a video clip of the performance HERE and the photo album on Facebook HERE

Today, David Florig, the Executive Director of WePac was in to discuss the library situation in the Philadelphia School System. Right now there are only 12 state paid libraries open at elementary schools in Philly, 28 over all. There are 150 schools in Philly. WePac uses volunteers and money to open the libraries in the schools. Get more information at their website. Thank you so much for listening,

 

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