Plus a big day for seniors…not to mention rock and roll.
Monday, July 30th, the 212th day of 2012.
Today is National Cheesecake Day.
1932 The Summer Olympic Games open in Los Angeles.
1965 U.S. President Lyndon Johnson signed legislation creating a health-care program for the elderly called “Medicare.” It became effective the following year.
1975 Jimmy Hoffa disappears in suburban Detroit. Anyone seen him?
1954: A 19 year old made his first paid performance opening for singer Slim Whitman at Overton Park in Memphis. On stage he nervously began gyrating his leg and a legend was born. It was, of course, Elvis.