Born on this day in 1905, in Helena, Montana, actress Myrna Loy. She played the beauty with brains opposite William Powell in the now-classic Thin Man film series. She had a lengthy career, which began in 1925, and ran until 1991, when she won an honorary Academy Award.
Actor Gary Cooper was born on this day in 1901, in Helena, Montana. Cooper starred in many now-classic films, including; Meet John John Doe, Pride Of The Yankees and High Noon. He won many industry citations, including three Academy Awards, before passing away in 1961.