Here are 10 things you should know about the great Mildred Bailey, born 121 years ago today. She was an important link between early jazz performers such as Ethel Waters and Bessie Smith and iconic singers like Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday.
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Here are 10 things you should know about Zeppo Marx, born 120 years ago today. Though his contributions to the Marx Brothers’ success are often dismissed, devoted fans recognize that the team was somehow better with him than without.
Here are 10 things you should know about Marjorie Main, born 131 years ago today. The character actress enjoyed success in vaudeville, the theatre, movies, radio and even dipped her toe into television.
Here are 10 things you should know about Robert Young, born 114 years ago today. Young is best remembered nowadays for his television roles on Father Knows Best and Marcus Welby, M.D., but he also enjoyed a successful movie career in the 1930s and ’40s.