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PIN-UP GIRL BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1916

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         Grable’s iconic 1943 pose was a World War II bestseller.

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Elizabeth Ruth "Betty" Grable (December 18, 1916 – July 2, 1973)

Grable’s 42 movies during the 1930s and 1940s grossed more than
$100 million. She set a record of 12 consecutive years in the top 10
of box office stars. The
Treasury Department in 1946-47 listed her
as the highest-salaried American woman. She earned more than
$3 million during her career. Betty Grable died of
lung cancer at age
56 in
Los Angeles, California.


Happy Days Poster
Betty Grable made her film debut at the age of 12 as
a chorus girl in the 1929 film Happy Days.

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DANNY BONADUCE IS 57 TODAY


Dante Daniel "Danny" Bonaduce was born in Broomall, Pennsylvania.

Bonaduce is best known as a child actor in the ABC-TV sitcom series The
Partridge Family
(1970-1974), he also became a professional wrestler and
radio personality. He made his TV debut in a 1967 episode of the NBC series
Accidental Family and two years later, he appeared in an episode of the hit
ABC-TV series Bewitched. Danny has been performing a morning talk/music
show at Seattle radio station KZOK-FM since November 14, 2011.

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ACTRESS BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1938


Natalie Wood (Natalia Zacharenko) born in San Francisco, California.
(July 20, 1938 – missing November 28, found November 29, 1981)

Natalie Wood played Maria in West Side Story in 1961 and won a Golden Globe
Award for her role in the 1979 remake of From Here to Eternity. As a teenager,
she was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her
work in Rebel Without a Cause (1955). She made her film debut at age four in
a fifteen-second scene in the film, Happy Land (1943). During the making of the
film Brainstorm, Wood drowned while on a weekend boat trip to Santa Catalina
Island
with her husband Robert Wagner.

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ACTRESS HALEY MILLS IS 70 TODAY


Hayley Catherine Rose Vivien Mills is the daughter of John Mills.

British actress Haley Mills played teen twins in The Parent Trap (1961) and 
received a BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer for her performance
in the 1959 film Tiger Bay.


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DAKOTA FANNING IS 22 TODAY


Hannah Dakota Fanning was born in Conyers, Georgia.

Dakota Fanning began her career in a national commercial for Tide
when she was five years old. At age seven, her performance in the
2001 film I Am Sam earned her a nomination for a Screen Actors
Guild Award
at age eight in 2002, making her the youngest nominee
in history. As a child actress, she went on to appear in high-profile
films such as Man on Fire (2004), War of the Worlds (2005) and
Charlotte’s Web (2006).

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