Today is the 136th birthday of the writer Virginia Woolf. An Edward Albee play, numerous novels and artwork, postage stamps, exhibits, and several contemporary writers
Today is the 107th birthday of Butterfly McQueen. Everyone knows her from her famous (and often horribly misquoted and impersonated) line from Gone With the Wind.
Today is the 112th birthday of the genius, aviator, movie producer and recluse Howard Hughes. The world is a better place because he was in
Today is the 95th birthday of the actress Ava Gardner. Have you seen The Killers? The world is a better place because she is in
Today is the 158th birthday of the artist Georges Seurat. My first exposure to his work was in the hallway of my elementary school. A
Today is the 92nd birthday of the legendary screen heartthrob Rock Hudson. I once read a recount of how he got his gravely voice. He
Today is the 79th birthday of the actress Jean Seberg. I do love that a girl from Iowa can become so beloved by the French.
Today is the 71st birthday of the photographer Robert Mapplethorp. His photographs pushed boundaries, made people uncomfortable, even angry. All art does not have to
Today is the 70th birthday of First Lady of the United States of America, U.S. Senator from New York, 67th United States Secretary of State,
Today is the 122nd birthday of Paul Muni. He has probably one of the best ‘before’ names in Hollywood History. I enjoy him in every
Today is the 132nd birthday of the writer Edna Ferber. If you see one film of hers, see Giant. Everyone is beautiful and the film
Today is the 96th birthday of Esther Williams. She changed the way we see females on the movie screen, they can be strong and athletic and