Today is the 67th birthday of Adam Ant. I love second acts, second chances, reinvention, determination and changes. Adam Ant personifies all that for me.
The artist Jan Vermeer was born 389 years ago today (give a day or two). Halloween is his official birthdate, but that ‘c.’ leads me
Today is the birthday of Ezra Pound, born 136 years ago in Hailey, Idaho . He was known as “the poet’s poet” because he was
Today is the 79th birthday of the artist and public television personality Bob Ross. There is a generation of people that watched The Joy of Painting
Today is the 124th birthday of the woman who made more influence on mid-century fashion than all the fashion designers of the time combined: Edith
Today is the 98th birthday of the pop artist Roy Lichtenstein. I am drawn to the purity of his subject matters and saturation of colors.
Today is Picasso’s 140th birthday. He died 45+ years ago at the impressive age of 91. A long life only matched by his long long full
Today is the 96th birthday of the talk show host and comedian Johnny Carson. His influence on The Tonight Show launched the careers of David
Today is the 90th birthday of the actress Diana Dors. Her life was the classic plucked-from-obsurity into fame. She was smart about it and used it to
Today is the 96th birthday of Celia Cruz. She is EVERYTHING. Watch all the videos below and keep a little Celia in your life at
Today is the 76th birthday of Harris Glenn Milstead, known the world over as the drag queen/performance artist/actor/personality called “Divine.” I was first introduced to
Today is Rita Hayworth’s 103rd birthday. I recently watched Gilda and was reminded about how much I adored her. She is really just magnificent. The world