Foods you didn't know you could freeze
2007: TV show host and media mogul Merv Griffin dies of prostate cancer at age 82 in Los Angeles, California. From 1965 to 1986 Griffin hosted his own talk show, "The Merv Griffin Show." He also created the game shows "Jeopardy!," "Wheel of Fortune," "Click" and "Merv Griffin's Crosswords" with his own television production companies.
Cleopatra commits suicide, the quagga goes extinct, South Africa is banned from the Olympics, the IBM PC goes on sale, Henry Fonda dies, and Major League Baseball players go on strike, all on this day.
The two and a half hours of free parking enjoyed by drivers who hold a disability parking permit could soon end.