Here are 10 things you should know about Jane Bryan, born 101 years ago today. She may not be well known to the average person on the street, but she’s a familiar face to movie buffs, which is impressive considering her career spanned just four years.
Today marks the 128th anniversary of the birth of the legendary Cole Porter. The Peru, Indiana, native was a remarkably talented songwriter—one of the true greats—even if he didn’t resemble Cary Grant even a little bit.
To celebrate the occasion, we are featuring Porter’s songs, as performed by a wide variety of artists, over the next 24 hours. Why not tune in right now?
Here are 10 things you should know about Rosalind Russell, born 112 years ago today. A terrific actress, she also strikes us as having been a decent, down-to-earth person—the kind of gal it’d be fun to have a couple of drinks with at a favorite watering hole.
The legendary Benny Goodman, the King of Swing, was born 110 years ago today, and on Cladrite Radio, we’re featuring his music all day and late into the evening. Why not tune in now?
And hey, did we ever tell about the time we got to see Goodman perform live at Carnegie Hall (and afterwards enjoyed a close, if not quite personal, encounter with him)? No? Well, read on, chum…
Here are 10 things you should know about Raymond Burr, born 102 years ago today. He’s best remembered today for playing good guys on TV, but he was a memorable bad guy in the movies of the 1940s and ’50s.