Today is the 132nd birthday of the writer and journalist Frances Marion. She was a trailblazer in Hollywood and a trailblazer in journalism. The world
If you Google “Earth Day Quiz” the first result is a quiz to find out what animal you are. I was a giant squid because
Today is the 118th birthday of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald. Even as I type, I can identify several biographies on my bookshelf where she is either
Today is the 136th birthday of the artist Edward Hopper. I was first introduced to his art in that same college library where I read
Today is the 110th birthday of the comedian Milton Berle. The world is a better place because he was in it and still feels the
Today is the 69th birthday of the actress Shelley Duvall. Have you seen Bernice Bobs Her Hair or The Shining? They couldn’t be more different
Today is the 136th birthday of the composer Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky. He was one of the collection of vibrant artists, dancers, writers, composers, musicians from all over
Today is the 112th birthday of the one and only Josephine Baker. Her iconic everything has cemented her in a time and place forever: Paris between the
Today is the 92nd birthday of Christine Jorgensen. When confronted with people’s opinions about the gender identities of others, I often claim that they are
Today is the 141st birthday of the woman widely recognized as the mother of Modern Dance: Isadora Duncan. The world is a better place because
Today is the 70th birthday of the absolutely ageless Grace Jones. I first experienced her when she and Adam Ant made a Honda Elite Scooter commercial.
Today is the 88th birthday of the the best American Abstract Expressionist artist alive, maybe the best American Abstract Expressionist artist, maybe the best Abstract Expressionist artist.