On This Day … 04 November [2022]

People (Births) Jerry Fleck Gerald R. Fleck (04 November 1947 to 14 September 2003) was an American assistant director best known for his work on the Star Trek franchise across eleven years. Fleck was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Ed and Joan Fleck. The family moved to Santa Barbara, California, in 1955. During his school… Read More

On This Day … 03 November [2022]

People (Births) Charles Bronson Charles Bronson (born Charles Dennis Buchinsky; 03 November 1921 to 30 August 2003) was an American actor. Known for his “granite features and brawny physique,” he gained international fame for his starring roles in action, Western, and war films; initially as a supporting player and later a leading man. A quintessential… Read More

On This Day … 29 October [2022]

People (Deaths) Adolphe Menjou Adolphe Jean Menjou (18 February 1890 to 29 October 1963) was an American actor. His career spanned both silent films and talkies. He appeared in such films as Charlie Chaplin’s A Woman of Paris, where he played the lead role; Stanley Kubrick’s Paths of Glory (1957) with Kirk Douglas; Ernst Lubitsch’s… Read More

Who was Richard Jaeckel?

Introduction Richard Hanley Jaeckel (10 October 1926 to 14 June 1997) was an American actor of film and television. Jaeckel became a well-known character actor in his career, which spanned six decades. He received a Best Supporting Actor Oscar nomination for his role in the 1971 adaptation of Ken Kesey’s Sometimes a Great Notion. Early… Read More

On This Day … 18 October [2022]

Events People (Births) British Broadcasting Company The British Broadcasting Company Ltd. (BBC) was a short-lived British commercial company formed on 18 October 1922 by British and American electrical companies doing business in the United Kingdom. Licensed by the British General Post Office, their original office was located on the second floor of Magnet House, the… Read More

On This Day … 13 October [2022]

People (Births) Christopher Judge Douglas Christopher Judge (born 13 October 1964) is an American actor best known for playing Teal’c in the Canadian-American military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1; Kratos in the 2018 video game God of War and its sequel God of War Ragnarök (2022) replacing long-time voice actor Terrence C. Carson; and… Read More

On This Day … 12 October [2022]

People (Births) People (Deaths) Lock Martin Joseph Lockard “Lock” Martin Jr. (12 October 1916 to 19 January 1959) was an American performer afflicted with giantism, best remembered for essaying the part of the robot Gort in The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951). Gillo Pontecorvo Gilberto Pontecorvo Cavaliere di Gran Croce OMRI (19 November 1919… Read More