Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin (April 16, 1889 – December 16, 1977)
Charlie Chaplin was forced to live in a workhouse at the age of seven, and his mother was sent to a mental asylum. When he was fourteen, he began touring as a comedian, and at age 19, he moved to America with the Fred Karno company.
A DEBUT ALBUM ON THIS DAY IN 1964.
Michael Jordan – Last NBA Game on this day in 2003.
British born actress Emma Thompson won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Margaret Schlegel in the 1992 film Howards End. She also won an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for her script for the 1995 film Sense and Sensibility, which she also starred in. Her other film credits include Actually (2003) and Stranger than Fiction (2006). In 2004, she portrayed Professor Sybill Trelawney (below) in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.