Today in History- October 1
1896 Ted Healy, actor (Ted Healy & His Stooges)
1903 Vladimir Horowitz, concert pianist
1910 Bonnie Parker, bank robber ('Bonnie and Clyde')
1920 Walter Matthau, actor (Charade, The Odd Couple, Grumpy Old Men, Dennis the Menace)
1921 James Whitmore, actor (Kiss Me Kate, Oklahoma!, Planet of the Apes)
1924 Jimmy Carter, 39th U.S. President
1924 William Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the USA
1927 Tom Bosley, actor (Howard Cunningham from Happy Days, Father Dowling Mysteries)
1928 Laurence Harvey, actor (The Manchurian Candidate (62), Of Human Bondage)
1928 George Peppard, actor (The A-Team, Breakfast at Tiffany’s)
1930 Philippe Noiret, actor (Il Postino, The Palermo Connection, Cinema Paradiso, The Day of the Jackal)
1933 Richard Harris, actor (Camelot, A Man Called Horse, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Gladiator)
1935 Julie Andrews, singer/actress (Mary Poppins, The Sound of Music)
1938 Stella Stevens, actress (The Poseidon Adventure, The Nutty Professor(63)
1947 Stephen Collins, actor (Eric on "7th Heaven")
1950 Randy Quaid, actor(Kingpin, Vacation series, Caddyshack 2, Independence Day)
1962 Esai Morales, actor ("NYPD Blue")
1968 Cindy Margolis, model/actress (Austin Powers)
1985 E. B. White, author (Charlotte's Web, Stuart Little)
1890 Yosemite National Park created.
1961 Roger Maris hits 61.
1962 Johnny Carson named host of the "Tonight Show". (The official site says the 1st, but other sites say the 2nd.)
Bonnie Parker died in 1934 at the age of 24.
Walter Matthau was a funny man, but he also could play a serious role. Watch Charade and find the other side of Matthau.
James Whitmore's son James Whitmore Jr. is a director ("24", "Melrose Place", "Dawson's Creek", "Dead Like Me")
Ted Healy & His Stooges later became the Three Stooges.