Here are 10 things you should know about Paul Whiteman, born 129 years ago today. Known as the King of Jazz during his heyday, Whiteman isn’t afforded that level of respect by many today, but his influence is undeniable. His music may have leaned to the pop side, but in that era, jazz was dance music, so it was pop, in a sense, and Whiteman helped to bring the new sounds to a wider audience.
Here are 10 things you should know about Chester Morris, born 118 years ago today. Morris began acting as a teenager and enjoyed a career that spanned more than half a century.
Here are 10 things you should know about the great Cary Grant, born 115 years ago today. For many, he’s the ultimate Hollywood leading man, and who are we to argue?