Born on this day in 1900, in Edinburgh, Scotland, actor Alastair Sim. Sim starred in dozens of films, including one that brought him cinematic immortality, playing Ebenezer Scrooge in the 1951 production of A Christmas Carol.
Born on this day in 1938, in New York City, actress June Lockhart. Lockhart is remembered for her roles as the family matron, particularly in the TV series, Lassie and Lost In Space. One of her earliest roles was playing Belinda Cratchit, opposite her real-life parents, Gene & Kathleen Lockhart, in the 1938 film adaptation of A Christmas Carol.