Here are 10 things you should know about Billie Burke, born 135 years ago today. It’s rare that an actress achieves as long a career as she did and ends up so closely associated with a single role.
Here are 10 things you should know about Will Rogers, born 129 years ago today. He was a hugely influential figure in American culture: stage and motion picture actor, vaudeville performer, cowboy, humorist, newspaper columnist, social commentator. Few have ever matched what he accomplished in such a relatively short time. We could use wry sanity and common sense today, that’s for sure.
Here are 10 things you should know about singer and actor Cliff “Ukulele Ike” Edwards, who was a much bigger star in his heyday than most would guess today.
Here are 10 things you should know about the inimitable Josephine Baker, born on June 3, 1906. Hers was a remarkable life indeed.
We’re featuring Baker’s delightful music all day today on Cladrite Radio, so be sure to tune in!