“Author Archive”

Herbie Mann: Born April 16, (1930-2003)

Herbie Mann: Born April 16, (1930-2003)

Herbie Mann is almost single-handedly responsible for establishing the flute as a lead instrument in the field of jazz. Listen to Yardbird Suite by Herbie Mann (Herbert Jay Solomon

April 16 2011 | Posted in April Birthdays, Birthdays Past, iLike, Musicians | Read More »

Elizabeth Montgomery: Born April 15, 1933

Elizabeth Montgomery: Born April 15, 1933

See the best Documentary on the life of Elizabeth Montgomery right here at LWT. From her birth into Hollywood royalty as the daughter of Robert Montgomery to her breaking out as an actress in her own right. The Biography Channel documentary available here is a wonderful look at a beautiful, funny and talented actress.

April 15 2011 | Posted in Actors, Birthdays Past | Read More »

Don Adams: Born April 13, (1926 – 2005)

Don Adams: Born April 13, (1926 – 2005)

We found some very funny out-takes of Don Adams with Don Rickles

April 13 2011 | Posted in Actors, Birthdays Past, Famous Birthdays Today | Read More »

50 Cent: (Curtis James Jackson III) Born July 6, 1975

50 Cent: (Curtis James Jackson III) Born July 6, 1975

Curtis James Jackson is better known by his stage name 50 Cent. He has shocked the establishment most recently by admitting to being a Republican. Imagine that…. Since his start you could tell 50 Cent thought for himself and spoke his mind. And now that he has spoken his mind he has been villified by […]

April 11 2011 | Posted in Actors, July Birthdays, Singers | Read More »

Oleg Cassini: Born April 11, (1913 – 2006)

Oleg Cassini: Born April 11, (1913 – 2006)

What a lucky guy! Dated Betty Grable and Lana Turner, Oleg Cassini was also Engaged to Grace Kelly (broken) and ended up Marrying and having a family with Gene Tierney.

April 11 2011 | Posted in April Birthdays, Birthdays Past, Designers | Read More »

Chuck Conners: Born April 10, 1921

Chuck Conners: Born April 10, 1921

The Rifleman, and one time Los Angeles Dodger

April 10 2011 | Posted in Actors, Birthdays Past | Read More »

Dennis Hopper: Born May 17, (1936 -2010)

Dennis Hopper: Born May 17, (1936 -2010)

April 8 2011 | Posted in Actors, Celebrity Deaths 2010, May Birthdays | Read More »

Michael Learned: Born April 9, 1939

Michael Learned: Born April 9, 1939

April 8 2011 | Posted in 72, Actors, April Birthdays | Read More »

Robin Wright Penn: Born April 8, 1966 – Birthday turns 45 this year

Robin Wright Penn: Born April 8, 1966 – Birthday turns 45 this year

Robin Wright stole the show at a recent premier for her new movie “The Conspirator’. The beautiful actress who just recently turned 45 is getting better and better roles in her 40’s.
It is hard to believe her wonderful debut on “The Princess Bride” was almost 25 years ago.

April 8 2011 | Posted in 45, Actors, April Birthdays, where are they now | Read More »

Billie Holiday: Born April 7, 1915-1959

Billie Holiday: Born April 7, 1915-1959

Easy to Love – Billie Holiday

April 7 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, iLike, Musicians | Read More »

Bette Davis: Born April 5, 1908

Bette Davis: Born April 5, 1908

Betty Davis was born in Lowell, Ma. (April 5, 1908 – Oct 6, 1989)
Cover Art Gallery of Movie Posters and Magazine Covers

April 5 2011 | Posted in Actors, Birthdays Past | Read More »

Thomas Hobbes: Born April 5, 1588

Thomas Hobbes: Born April 5, 1588

“Leviathan” Thomas Hobbes was an English Philosopher Born in Malmesbury. Labeled an Atheist by the clergy for his belief that all substance is “material” Hobbes actually spent a major portion of his most know work “Leviathan” showing how his philosophy was consistent with Christian Doctrine.

April 5 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past | Read More »

Gregory Peck: Born April 5, 1916

Gregory Peck: Born April 5, 1916

Gregory Peck born In La Jolla, Ca. April 5, 1916 – June 12, 2003 Gregory Peck Classic Movie Poster Gallery

April 5 2011 | Posted in Actors, April Birthdays, Birthdays Past | Read More »

Muddy Waters: Born April 4, (1915-1983)

Muddy Waters: Born April 4, (1915-1983)

“Baby Please Don’t Go” Listen to the complete album

April 4 2011 | Posted in April 4, birthdays, Birthdays Past, iLike, Musicians | Read More »

Marlon Brando: Born April 3, (1924-2004)

Marlon Brando: Born April 3, (1924-2004)

Here’s a rare Marlon Brando Screentest for “Rebel without a Cause”

April 2 2011 | Posted in April Birthdays, Birthdays Past | Read More »

Lon Cheney Sr: Born April 1, (1883-1930)

Lon Cheney Sr: Born April 1, (1883-1930)

“The Man of a Thousand Faces” (April 1, 1883 – August 26, 1930)

April 1 2011 | Posted in April Birthdays, Birthdays Past | Read More »

Liz Claiborne: Born March 31, (1929-2007)

Liz Claiborne: Born March 31, (1929-2007)

March 31 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, Designers | Read More »

Vincent Van Gogh: Born March 30, (1853-1890)

Vincent Van Gogh: Born March 30, (1853-1890)

March 30 2011 | Posted in Artists, Birthdays Past, March Birthdays | Read More »

Terence Hill: Born March 29, 1939

Terence Hill: Born March 29, 1939

Whatever became of the actor with the piercing blue eyes on “They Call Me Trinity”? Well , Terence Hill – born Mario Girotti in Venice Italy in 1939 was the he king of the spaghetti western, he made dozens of films in Italy and America. He continued to stay busy acting playing a priest on the Italian Television show “Don Matteo” just finishing its 7th season in 2009.

March 29 2011 | Posted in 72, March Birthdays, where are they now | Read More »

Erick Idle: Born March 29, 1943

Erick Idle: Born March 29, 1943

Here is a wonderful story from Erick Idle in a 1998 interview with the rest of the Monty Python crew

March 29 2011 | Posted in 68, March Birthdays | Read More »

Marlin Perkins: Born March 28, (1905-1986)

Marlin Perkins: Born March 28, (1905-1986)

March 28 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, Scientists | Read More »

John Ziegler: Born March 28, 1967

John Ziegler: Born March 28, 1967

John Ziegler’s Official Website Libertarian Talk Show Host,  who successfully captivated the Los Angeles radio market in his evening time spot until a small feud began with drive time hosts & long time KFI shock jockeys John and Ken became unhappy with him. Causing Ziegler to be fired from yet another radio job.  Landing on […]

March 28 2011 | Posted in 44, March Birthdays | Read More »

Michael York: Born March 27, 1942

Michael York: Born March 27, 1942

Michael York is remembered by many for his role as the young D’artagnan in the 1973 Film “The 3 Musketeers” or his staring role in Logan’s Run. He has made Los Angeles, California his home now for over 30 years, and has been married to his sweetheart pat for over 40 years making Michael York a true Hollywood rarity. For more information visit his excellent website at MichaelYork.net

March 27 2011 | Posted in 69, March Birthdays, where are they now | Read More »

Teddy Pendergrass: Born March 26, (1940-2010)

Teddy Pendergrass: Born March 26, (1940-2010)

Teddy Pendergrass: March 26, 1940 – January 13, 2010 Teddy Pendergrass Official Website

March 26 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, Celebrity Deaths 2010, iLike, March Birthdays | Read More »

Steve McQueen: Born March 24, (1930 – 1980)

Steve McQueen: Born March 24, (1930 – 1980)

March 24 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, March Birthdays | Read More »

Harry Houdini: Born March 24, (1874-1926)

Harry Houdini: Born March 24, (1874-1926)

March 24 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, March Birthdays | Read More »

Anna Nicole Smith: Born November 28, 1967

Anna Nicole Smith: Born November 28, 1967

Recent News: March 22, 2010. The Anna Nicole Smith Estate has just been devastated by a court ruling 100% in her ex son-in laws favor. Surely her child will still be well taken care of as she will probably earn more posthumously in death than she ever earned legitimately in life.

March 22 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past | Read More »

Spike Lee: Born March 20, 1957

Spike Lee: Born March 20, 1957

March 19 2011 | Posted in 54, March Birthdays | Read More »

William Hurt: Born March 20, 1950

William Hurt: Born March 20, 1950

March 19 2011 | Posted in 61, March Birthdays | Read More »

Carl Palmer: Born March 20, 1950

Carl Palmer: Born March 20, 1950

Listen to Carl Palmer’s latest album right here

March 19 2011 | Posted in 61, March Birthdays | Read More »

Fred Rogers: Born March 20, (1928-2003)

Fred Rogers: Born March 20, (1928-2003)

March 19 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, Celebrity Deaths 2011, March Birthdays | Read More »

Hal Linden: Born March 20, 1931

Hal Linden: Born March 20, 1931

Available Hal Linden Autographed photo in our shop.

March 19 2011 | Posted in 80, March Birthdays, Turning 80+ | Read More »

Wyatt Earp: Born March 19, (1848-1929)

Wyatt Earp: Born March 19, (1848-1929)

March 18 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, March Birthdays | Read More »

Glenn Close: Born March 19, 1947

Glenn Close: Born March 19, 1947

March 18 2011 | Posted in 64, March Birthdays | Read More »

John Updike: Born March 18, (1932-2009)

John Updike: Born March 18, (1932-2009)

Author of “Rabbit Series” and Witches of Eastwick

March 18 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, March Birthdays | Read More »

Peter Graves: Born March 18, 1926-2010

Peter Graves: Born March 18, 1926-2010

Recently Passed away at his home in Los Angeles just a few days ago March 14, 2010  Peter Graves who most baby boomers remember from his Mission Impossible TV series kept busy in his later years hosting  Biography on the Biography Chanel.

March 18 2011 | Posted in Celebrity Deaths 2010, March Birthdays | Read More »

Rob Lowe: Born March 17, 1964

Rob Lowe: Born March 17, 1964

March 16 2011 | Posted in 47, March Birthdays | Read More »

James Madison: Born March 16, (1751-1836)

James Madison: Born March 16, (1751-1836)

4th President of the United States and Father of the Constitution

March 15 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, March Birthdays | Read More »

Jerry Lewis: Born March 16, 1926

Jerry Lewis: Born March 16, 1926

Muscular Dystrophy Association’s living saint, Lewis the son of Vaudeville performers has been a professional comedian since the age of 5. He met Dean Martin at 20 and they became one of the most popular comedy tandems ever including 16 Films together.

March 15 2011 | Posted in 84, March Birthdays | Read More »

Henny Youngman: Born March 16, (1906-1998)

Henny Youngman: Born March 16, (1906-1998)

Take My Wife…. Please!

March 15 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, March Birthdays | Read More »

Albert Einstein: Born March 14, (1879-1955)

Albert Einstein: Born March 14, (1879-1955)

March 14 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, March Birthdays, Scientists | Read More »

Wally Schirra: Born March 12, (1923-2007)

Wally Schirra: Born March 12, (1923-2007)

March 12 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, March Birthdays | Read More »

Gordon MacRae: Born March 12, (1921-1986)

Gordon MacRae: Born March 12, (1921-1986)

March 11 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, March Birthdays | Read More »

Lawrence Welk: Born March 11, (1903-1992)

Lawrence Welk: Born March 11, (1903-1992)

March 11 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, March Birthdays | Read More »

Kay Nielsen: Born March 12, (1886-1957)

Kay Nielsen: Born March 12, (1886-1957)

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March 11 2011 | Posted in Artists, Birthdays Past, March Birthdays | Read More »

Jack Kerouac: Born March 12, (1922-1969)

Jack Kerouac: Born March 12, (1922-1969)

March 11 2011 | Posted in Authors, Birthdays Past, March Birthdays | Read More »

Mickey Spillane: Born March 9, (1918-2006)

Mickey Spillane: Born March 9, (1918-2006)

Born Frank Morrison Spillane in Brooklyn, New York. Nicknamed “Mickey” by his father, an Irish-American Bartender. Spillane was best known for his Mike Hammer series of detective novels. He became one of the highest selling authors of his era beginning with his first novel – I, The Jury.

March 9 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, March Birthdays | Read More »

Gabor Szabo: Born March 8, (1936-1982)

Gabor Szabo: Born March 8, (1936-1982)

March 8 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, March Birthdays | Read More »

Alan Hale Jr.: Born March 8, (1921-1990)

Alan Hale Jr.: Born March 8, (1921-1990)

March 8 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, March Birthdays | Read More »

Yuri Gagarin: Born March 9, (1934-1968)

Yuri Gagarin: Born March 9, (1934-1968)

March 8 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, March Birthdays | Read More »