Today is the 123rd birthday of silent film star Rudolph Valentino. His rise to stardom and untimely death is as incredible as it is tragic and
Today is the 71st birthday of the magician and friend of the Muppets Doug Henning. I loved his TV specials when I was a kid.
Today is the 84th birthday of the legend Shirley MacLaine. I cannot even create a short list of my favorite films of hers. I have
Today is the 111th birthday of Swifty Lazar. I am a sucker for a person in a pair of gigantic glasses (think of Iris Apfel and
Today is the 57th birthday of visionary, artist, and quite possibly alien from the future Leigh Bowery. It is very brave to make your life performance
Today is the 95th birthday of the famed mid-century New York photographer Diane Arbus. Her work captures a vulnerability in a her subject’s expressions, a
Today is the 171st birthday of Alexander Graham Bell. Your life today is different and better because of his inventions. The world is a better place
Today is the 85th birthday of Yoko Ono. First, let’s think about how it is strange to attach an age to her, and now let’s talk
Today is the 116th birthday of Thelma Ritter. She wasn’t in a movie until she was 45 years old (and then it was Miracle on 34th Street),
Today is the 91st birthday of the singer Leontyne Price. The world is a better place because she is in it. NAME: Leontyne Price OCCUPATION: Singer
Today is the 97th birthday of Seattle’s very own Carol Channing. Do yourself a favor and watch the 1967 version of “Thoroughly Modern Milly” sometime, it
Today is JFK Jr’s 57th birthday. His father, the then President of The United States of America was assassinated a few days before his third birthday.