Cry Events in History

1994 Event - Edvard Munch's painting "The Cry" stolen (in Oslo)

1993 Death - David Brian, U.S. actor (Damned Don't Cry, Fort Worth), dies at 78

1991 Death - Regis Toomey, actor (Dive Bomber, Cry Danger, Magic Town), dies at 89

1991 Death - Aldo Ray, western actor (Battle Cry), dies at 64 of cancer

1990 Death - Ronnie Dyson, U.S. singer (Salvation-I Don't Wanna Cry), dies at 40

1990 Death - Johnnie Ray, singer (Cry), dies of liver failure at 61

1988 Event - South African government bans anti-apartheid film "Cry Freedom"

1987 Death - Joe Liggins, U.S. composer (I've a Right to Cry), dies at 71

1987 Death - Carlton Barrett, Jamaican reggae drummer (No woman no cry), dies at 36

1977 Death - Willis Bouchey, actor (Battle Cry, From Here to Eternity), dies at 34

1977 Death - Charles Carson, actor (Cry the Beloved Country), dies at 87

1974 Death - Blanche Yurka, actress (Tale of 2 Cities, Cry of Werewolf), dies at 86

1970 Event - "Cry for Us All" closes at Broadhurst Theater New York City after 8 performances

1970 Event - "Cry for Us All" opens at Broadhurst Theater New York City for 8 performances

1969 Birthday - Nikki Nelson, Topaz Lake Nev, country singer, Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry

1964 Event - Beatles 1961 record of "Cry for a Shadow" is #1 in Australia

1963 Birthday - Paul de Leeuw, Dutch TV host, Cry of the Lion

1961 Event - Beatles record Aint She Sweet, Cry for a Shadow, When the Saints Go Marching In, Why, Nobody's Child and My Bonnie, in Hamburg

1961 Birthday - Susan Boyle, born in Blackburn, Scotland, Scottish singer, gained international attention, audience ovation, on television contest, Britain's Got Talent with Les Miserables song, 'I Dreamed a Dream', and 'Cry Me a River', plain appearance contrasts with her powerful voice

1957 Birthday - Cactus Moser, Montrose, Colorado, country singer, Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry

1956 Birthday - Darius Rucker, lead vocalist, Hootie and the Blowfish-Let Her Cry

1955 Event - Johnny Cash debuts Top 10 country song "Cry! Cry! Cry!"

1955 Event - Johnny Cash made his 1st chart appearance with "Cry Cry Cry"

1951 Birthday - Melissa Manchester, born in Bronx, New York, vocalist, Don't Cry Out Loud

1950 Birthday - Debi Morgan, Dunn, North Carolina, actress, Angie-All My Children, Cry Uncle

1950 Birthday - Curtis Stone, born in Hollywood, California, singer, Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry

1949 Birthday - Jack Daniels, Choctaw Oklahoma, country singer, Highway 101-Cry Cry Cry

1947 Birthday - Penelope Wilton, actress, Cry Freedom, Norman Conquests

1946 Birthday - Madeleine Le Roux, Wyoming, Broadway actress, Cry Uncle

1944 Birthday - Joanna Pettit, London, actress, Knots Landing, Cry of the Innocent

1937 Birthday - Chuck Jackson, born in Latta, South Carolina, singer, Any Day Now, I Don't Want to Cry

1933 Birthday - Freddie Scott, U.S. songwriter/singer, Cry to Me

1931 Birthday - Tab Hunter, actor, Damn Yankees, Lust in the Dust, Battle Cry

1929 Birthday - Mary Higgins Clark, born in Bronx, New York, author, Cry in the Night, Stillwatch

1928 Birthday - Earl Holliman, born in Delhi, Louisiana, actor, Police Woman, Tribes, Cry Panic

1927 Birthday - Johnnie Ray, Dallas OR, pop singer, Cry

1924 Birthday - Janet Frame, New Zealand, novelist, Intensive Care, Owls Do Cry

1924 Birthday - Leon Uris, born in Baltimore, novelist, Exodus, QB VII, Battle Cry

1913 Birthday - Allan David, actor, director andproducer, Cry of the Children

1904 Birthday - Dick Powell, Mountain View, Arkansas, actor, Cry Danger, Dick Powell Theater

1903 Birthday - Alan Paton, South Africa, writer, Cry, the Beloved Country

1901 Birthday - Connie Gilchrist, born in Brooklyn, New York, actress, Cry Havoc, Letter to 3 Wives

1898 Birthday - Ivan Triesault, born in Estonia, actor, Cry of the Werewolf, Black Parachute

1897 Birthday - Olga Chekova, born in Russia, actress, Italian Strawhat, Cry of the Children

1892 Birthday - Raoul Walsh, born in New York City, director, Thief of Baghdad, Battle Cry

1885 Birthday - Charles Carson, born in London, England, actor, Cry the Beloved Country

1870 Birthday - Henry Kolker, Quincy, Illinois, actor, Real Glory, Thoroughbreds Don't Cry

1765 Event - Patrick Henry historic speech against the Stamp Act, answering a cry of "Treason!" with, "If this be treason, make the most of it!"