1 Sep 2015 07:47 AM EST
A librarian at the University of Louisville may have found the precursor tune to the happy birthday song.
Officials from the college said Monday that the 19th-century manuscript of a musical number has been found that gave rise to, "Happy Birthday to you."
Library director James Procell recently found a manuscript titled, "Good Morning to All," the melody of which became the familiar birthday tribute.
The document was found within a sketch book belonging to Mildred Hill, a native of Louisville who wrote the song along with her sister.
The song published in a children's book during 1893.
'SpongeBob SquarePants' Musical to Splash Onto Broadway
SpongeBob SquarePants is headed to Broadway. A new nautical-set musical based on the popular Nickelodeon animated series will debut on Broadway in the 2016-17 season. Its two feature films, 2004's The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie and 2015's The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, grossed $140 million and $311 million worldwide, respectively. The production... View Video
History-Making 'Les Miserables' Performer Honored by Cast Mates and Classmates
Cast mates and classmates gathered in Manhattan’s Central Park on a sweltering August afternoon to honor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the history-making “Les Miserables” actor who died over the weekend. The unexpected death of the 21-year-old actor, who fell off the fire escape of a Brooklyn apartment August 28, shocked and saddened the Broadway... View Video
Bernie Sanders to Appear on 'Late Show With Stephen Colbert'
Move over, George Clooney. Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is among the guests set for Stephen Colbert's second week behind the Late Show desk. The Sept. 18 appearance marks Sanders' second late-night visit as he ramps up his run for the White House. He was most recently a guest on Late Night With Seth Meyers in June. Colbert's lineup... View Video
Liam Hemsworth Joins Instagram and The Muppets Series--Is He Playing Miss Piggy's New Love Interest?
Welcome to Instagram, Liam Hemsworth!The 25-year-old actor has joined the photo-sharing site while simultaneously sharing that he'll be starring in the upcoming Muppets comedy series."Spent Friday with the most beautiful girl in the world. Kermit, #SorryNotSorry. #TheMuppets #misspiggy," he captioned his first Instagram shot in which he's gazing lovingly... View Video
Mr. Robot's Season Finale Is This Week's TV Highlight
The Mr. Robot season finale was pushed up a week, and will now air on September 2nd.Mr. Robot, USA's riveting Fight Club-meets-Dexter paranoid hacker series, took this summer by storm, giving USA a much needed boost in the original scripted series department. Relatively unaltered, mature content-wise, Mr. Robot has made a star out of lead Rami Malek... View Video
-by Laura Tucker, Staff Writer; Image: Kanye West (Image Source: YouTube Screenshot) Kanye West, possibly the most narcissistic person in music, took advantage of winning the Vanguard Award at the MTV Video...More
-by Yuliya Geikhman, Staff Writer; Image: NYC Taxis (Image Source: Daniel Wehner on Flickr / CC BY 2.0) The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission has been waging war on the ride-sharing...More