Born on this day in 1899, in Omaha, Nebraska, singer, dancer & actor, Fred Astaire.
Born on this day in 1907, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, actress Joan Davis. Davis was a great comedic actress, usually cast as the best friend or secretary. She appeared alongside Abbott and Costello in Hold That Ghost and with Ginger Rogers in The Groom Wore Spurs. She was one of television’s first sitcom stars, appearing in I Married Joan, which ran for three seasons on CBS.