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 1966, in Edinburgh, Scotland, singer and actor, Shirley Manson. Manson is the lead vocalist for the band Garbage. Her acting roles include Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Knife Fight, and Top Wing.