Delegates from 50 countries signed the United Nations charter in 1945.

Elvis Presley made his final concert appearance in 1977.

In 1979 Muhammad Ali announced his retirement from boxing at the age of 37.

After nearly 13 years on air Countdown was axed in 1987.

And the first Harry Potter book was published in 1997 with an initial run of just 1000 copies.

Today’s Birthdays:

Actors Sean Hayes, Chris O’Donnell AND Nick Offerman are all 46 (1970)

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Chris Isaak is 60 (1956)

And Mick Jones from The Clash is 61 (1955)