National Mud Pack Day - No, I will not be celebrating...at least not on purpose, it has been raining a lot around here, I may slip and end up in the mud.
1955 – Actor, James Dean, was killed in a head on car accident at the age of 24. Two others involved in the accident survived.
1902 – Rayon was patented.
1889 – Wyoming approved their constitution which included giving women the right to vote.
1868 – Louisa May Alcott published the first volume of Little Women. It was an instant hit.
Births on this day:
Dominique Moceanu (1981), gymnast. In 1996, she became the youngest American gymnast to win a gold medal.
Jenna Elfman (1971), actress best known as Dharma in the TV series Dharma and Greg.
Crystal Bernard (1964), actress best know for her role in the TV series Wings, as well as her made for TV movie roles.
Fran Drescher (1957), actress known for her nasal voice seen in TV series, The Nanny, and the feature film, The Beautician and the Beast.
Barry Williams (1954), actor best known as the cool BMOC, Greg on The Brady Bunch.
Johnny Mathis (1935), smooth voiced singer (who even got my mom’s knees) known for the song Chances Are.
Angie Dickinson (1931), actress known as Pepper in the really old TV series Police Woman.
Truman Capote (1924), writer who wrote several stories including novella, Breakfast at Tiffany’s and the non-fiction novel In Cold Blood.
Deborah Kerr (1921), classy actress seen in movies The King and I and one of my favorite films, An Affair to Remember.
Buddy Rich (1917), drummer, in his time, he was billed as the “world’s greatest drummer”.