Born on this day in 1901, in Manhattan, New York, actor and singer, Zeppo Marx. Marx appeared with his three brothers in vaudeville, and then in film; The Cocoanuts, Animal Crackers, Monkey Business, Horse Feathers and Duck Soup.
Born on this day in 1915, in Los Angeles, California, actress Ann Sheridan. Sheridan appeared in dozens of films during Hollywoo’s Golden Era, including The Man Who Came To Dinner, Nora Prentiss, King’s Row and George Washington Slept Here. She was also a credible singer, and a favorite pin-up girl during WWII.
Born on this day in 1924, in New York City, actor Lee Marvin. Marvin was known for playing tough guys, and starred in several blockbuster action movies, including; The Dirty Dozen, The Big Red One and The Delta Force.
Born on this day in 1919, in Lattimer Mines, Pennsylvania, actor Jack Palance. Palance had a 50-year career, appearing in Shane, The Silver Chalice, Che!, Monte Walsh and City Slickers.
Born on this day in 1962, in Kennet, Missouri, musician, singer & songwriter, Sheryl Crow. She’s got more than a dozen hit songs to her credit, including; All I Wanna Do, If It Makes You Happy and Soak Up The Sun. She’s also a legit bass player.
Born on this day in 1931, in Rowena, South Dakota, actress, model and singer, Mamie Van Doren. Van Doren appeared in the films Ain’t Misbehavin’, The Candidate, and Voyage To The Planet of Prehistoric Women. She also found success as a singer, with the hit records Nobody But You, and Don’t Fool Around.
Born on this day in 1947, in London, legendary guitarist Dave Davies of The Kinks.
Born on this day in 1925, in Shaker Heights, Ohio, actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman. Newman starred in the films; Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, The Hustler, Cool Hand Luke, and many more. He also developed the line of Newman’s Own food products, donating 100% of the profits to charity.
Born on this day in 1930, in New Ulm, Minnesota, activist, model and actress, Tippi Hedron. Hedron appeared in several successful films, including; Marnie, The Birds, Pacific Heights, and I Heart Huckabees. She’s also been a stalwart advocate for animal rights.
Born on this day in 1867 in Wurttemberg, Germany, the founding father of Universal Pictures, Carl Laemmle. Laemmle was responsible for many of Universal’s early blockbusters, including; The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Dracula, Phantom of The Opera and Frankenstein.