On This Day … 01 October [2022]

People (Births) Walter Matthau Walter Matthau (born Walter John Matthow; 01 October 1920 to 01 July 2000) was an American actor, comedian and film director. World War II During World War II, Matthau saw active service as a radioman-gunner in the US Army Air Forces with the Eighth Air Force in the United Kingdom, crewing… Read More

On This Day … 08 May [2022]

Events 1912 – Paramount Pictures is founded. People (Births) 1916 – Ramananda Sengupta, Indian cinematographer (d. 2017). 1926 – David Hurst, German actor (d. 2019). 1954 – David Keith, American actor and director. People (Deaths) 1952 – William Fox, Austrian businessman, founded Fox Theatres (b. 1879). 1988 – Robert A. Heinlein, American science fiction writer… Read More