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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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Happy Anniversary, Ronald and Benita Colman!

Happy Anniversary, Ronald and Benita Colman!

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

One of the more charming features of the radio sitcom The Halls of Ivy was college president William Todhunter Hall’s (Rona
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