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July 2 2010 Today in History Newsletter


Here's the latest article from the Today in History site at BellaOnline.com.

Jimmy Stewart

Jimmy Stewart is a Hollywood icon and a war hero flying combat missions in World War II and the Viet Nam War.

http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art22847.asp

Here are some more facts about Jimmy Stewart:

Only two other actors had outranked Jimmy Stewart in the military: Director John Ford who was a Rear Admiral and Ronald Reagan who was Commander-in-Chief of the military. A Rear Admiral is equivalent to a two star general in which Jimmy Stewart was a one star general.

He is interred at Forest Lawn, Glendale, California, USA, in the Wee Kirk O' the Heathers Churchyard.

Jimmy Stewart is of Scottish and Irish heritage.

Stewart earned three medals and seven battle stars during his illustrious military career.

Stewart played honest, average middle class individuals who are inadvertently drawn into some kind of predicament in his movies until after 1950 when he began playing tough and frequently ruthless characters.

Stewart was inducted into the Hall of Great Western Performers of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in 1972.

His mother's maiden name was Jackson. Her father was Col. Samuel Jackson and he served in the Civil War.

Jimmy Stewart was also named #3 on The 50 Greatest Screen Legends Actor list by the American Film Institute and in 1961, Stewart accepted Gary Cooper's honorary Oscar for Lifetime Achievement in 1961, because Cooper was dying of cancer at the time. Cooper was a good friend of Stewart.

In 1985, President Ronald Reagan awarded him the highest civilian award in the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Stewart’s favorite movie that he starred in was “It’s a Wonderful Life.”


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