Brand Events in History

2014 Event - Lupita Nyong'o, Oscar winner for best supporting actress in '12 Years a Slave', will join Lancome as its newest brand ambassador

1996 Death - Eric Brand, diplomat, dies at 73

1992 Death - Neville Brand, actor (Stalag 17), dies of emphysema at 71

1992 Death - Simon Brand, South African banker/adviser to President De Klerk, dies

1991 Death - Vince Taylor, Brian Holden, British singer (Brand new Cadillac), dies

1991 Event - "Jackie Mason - Brand New" closes at Neil Simon New York City after 216 performances

1990 Event - "Jackie Mason - Brand New" opens at Neil Simon New York City for 216 performances

1958 Death - Brand Dirck Ochse, film/bioscope pioneer (Polygoon), dies at 66

1957 Birthday - Jo Brand, born in Hastings, England, stage name, 'The Sea Monster', stand up comedian, embraced alternative comedy movement, employing use of monotone delivery, pauses, image inspired by radicalized feminism

1950 Birthday - James Dunn, U.S. vocalist, Stylistics-You make me feel Brand New

1944 Death - Max Brand, Frederick Schiller Faust, western author, dies

1944 Death - Max Brand, American Writer

1938 Birthday - Stewart Brand, American Author

1936 Birthday - Wally Amos, born in Tallahassee, Florida, actor, speaker, co-wrote, 'The Power in You', founder, 'Famous Amos' chocolate chip cookie brand, first African-American talent agent, represented Diana Ross & the Supremes, Simon & Garfunkel

1931 Birthday - Vance DeVoe Brand, Longmont Co, astronaut, Apollo 18, STS-5, 41B, 35

1922 Birthday - Eric Brand, diplomat

1921 Birthday - Neville Brand, Kewanee, Illinois, actor, DOA, Eaten Alive, Fire, Mohawk

1920 Birthday - Oscar Brand, Winnipeg Canada, folk vocalist, Draw Me a Laugh

1892 Birthday - Brand Dirck Ochse, filmer/co-founder, Polygoon

1892 Birthday - Max Brand, American Writer

1873 Birthday - Max Reger, born in Brand Bavaria, composer, pianist, professor, Leipzig University