Born on this day in 1899, in Omaha, Nebraska, singer, dancer & actor, Fred Astaire.
Born on this day in 1919, in Los Angeles, California, comedic actress, Virginia O’Brien. Her deadpan, emotionless delivery lead to roles in The Big Store, Ship Ahoy, Two Girls and A Sailor, Ziegfeld Follies, and The Harvey Girls.
Born on this day in 1867, producer and impresario, Florenz Ziefeld. Ziegfeld is famous for his lavish theater productions, knows as The Ziegfeld Follies, which featured legions of costumed chorus girls.
Born on this day in 1922 in Amarillo, Texas, actress and dancer, Cyd Charisse. Charisse was featured in many legendary films, including Ziegfeld Follies, The Harvey Girls, Singin’ In The Rain and Something’s Gotta Give.
Born on this day in 1917, in Brooklyn, New York, singer and actress Lena Horne. She was a four-time Grammy winner and appeared in two dozen films, including Ziegfeld Follies, Meet Me In Las Vegas, and The Wiz.