Edison shows off his phonograph, atom bomb testing heads underground, a chimpanzee orbits the Earth, the Pong craze begins, and the world loses another Beatle, all on this day.
1935: Actress Diane Ladd, a three-time Oscar nominee known for movies like "Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore," "Wild at Heart" and "Rambling Rose," is born Rose Diane Ladner in Meridian, Mississippi. She's seen here with her daughter, Laura Dern, in the HBO series "Enlightened."
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