Today is the 123rd birthday of one of the world’s most recognizable photographers: Dorothea Lange. The images that she captured of the dustbowl during the
Today is the 88th birthday of the activist and humanitarian who said “It takes no compromise to give people their rights…it takes no money to respect
Today is the 121st birthday of the man who directed unarguably some of the classic of classic films from the golden age of Hollywood: Frank
Today is the 124th birthday of Martha Graham. Her contribution to dance is absolutely unparalleled, unmatched, and priceless. Without her, the entire art form would not resemble
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 85th birthday of the poet Rod McKuen. Anna Cottage requested we celebrate his life and I am more than happy to oblige.
Today is the 86th birthday of Halston. He is one of the first luxury designers to produce a mainstream main street line that let everyone woman
Today is the 95th birthday of Bettie Page. Finding a G-rated photograph of her is more difficult than I had originally thought, so I decided to
Today is the 118th birthday of the actor Spencer Tracey. Have you seen Adam’s Rib or Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner? or Woman of the Year?
Today is the 89th birthday of the photographer Bill Cunningham. He photographed street style for decades, so long he became a celebrity himself. Watch his
Today is the 46th birthday of the AIDS activist Pedro Zamora. Until researching and writing this profile, I had not completely realized that he was
Today is John Steinbeck’s 116th birthday. I first read “The Pearl” in high school. I know I read “Of Mice and Men” and “The Grapes of