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Happy Birthday, Andy Williams!

Happy Birthday, Andy Williams!

Posted by Ivan G Shreve, Jr. on Dec 3rd 2022

It’s one of those Hollywood myths that refuses to die: that crooner Andy Williams—born Howard Andrew Williams in Wall Lake,
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Happy Anniversary, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz!

Happy Anniversary, Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Nov 30th 2022

“Whatta hunk of woman!” That was Desi Arnaz’s initial reaction upon spotting future wife Lucille Ball at R-K-O in 1940, whe
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Happy Birthday, Pat O’Brien!

Happy Birthday, Pat O’Brien!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Nov 11th 2022

The man born William Joseph Patrick O'Brien in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on this date in 1899 was frequently referred to in the
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Happy Birthday, Claude Rains!

Happy Birthday, Claude Rains!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Nov 10th 2022

Claude Rains—born William Claude Rains in Clapham, London, England on this date in 1889—made his American film debut in one
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Happy Birthday, Jack Carson!

Happy Birthday, Jack Carson!

Posted by Ivan G. Shreve, Jr. on Oct 27th 2022

If you’re familiar with the career of the comic actor born John Elmer Carson on this date in 1910, you’ve no doubt heard Ja
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