In 1941, the Disney animated film Dumbo was released. In 1983, a truck bombing in Beirut killed 241 U.S. Marines and sailors. In 1996, O. J. Simpson's civil trial on his liability in the deaths of his ex-wife and a friend opened in Santa Monica, California. In 2001, Apple released the first iPod, which cost $399 and offered 5 GB of storage.
Adlai Stevenson (1835-1914), politician; Gertrude Ederle (1906-2003), swimmer; Johnny Carson (1925-2005), TV personality/comedian; Pelé (1940- ), soccer player; Michael Crichton (1942-2008), writer; Ang Lee (1954- ), filmmaker; Dwight Yoakam (1956- ), singer; Sam Raimi (1959- ), filmmaker; "Weird Al" Yankovic (1959- ), musician/satirist; Ryan Reynolds (1976- ), actor; Miguel (1985- ), singer; Emilia Clarke (1986- ), actress
In 1921, the Green Bay Packers played their first NFL game.
Westworld was the first Michael Crichton book made into a movie. It was also the first movie to use computer-generated images.
"The only thing money gives you is the freedom of not worrying about money." – Johnny Carson