On This Day … 17 January [2023]

People (Births) People (Deaths) Carl Laemmle Carl Laemmle (born Karl Lämmle; 17 January 1867 to 24 September 1939) was a film producer and the co-founder and, until 1934, owner of Universal Pictures. He produced or worked on over 400 films. Regarded as one of the most important of the early film pioneers, Laemmle was born… Read More

On This Day … 30 November [2022]

People (Births) Michael Gwynn Michael Gwynn (30 November 1916 to 29 January 1976) was an English actor. He attended Mayfield College near Mayfield, Sussex. During the Second World War he served in East Africa as a major and was adjutant to the 2nd (Nyasaland) Battalion of the King’s African Rifles. Gwynn is perhaps best remembered… Read More