#236 Janet Leigh / Alan Freeman – 06 July 1927

Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh (July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004), born Jeanette Helen Morrison, was an American actress. She was the wife of actor Tony Curtis from June 1951 to September 1962 and the mother of Jamie Lee Curtis and Kelly Curtis. From the end of the 1950s, she appeared in such films as Safari (1958) Touch of Evil (1958) and The Manchurian Candidate (1962), but she achieved her most lasting recognition for her performance as the doomed Marion Crane in Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960). For this role she was awarded the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Alan Freeman

Alan Leslie “Fluff” Freeman, MBE (6 July 1927 – 27 November 2006) was a British disc jockey and radio personality in the United Kingdom for 40 years.


Also born on this day :
Hal Murphy is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey goaltender
Joop Rohner was a Dutch water polo player
Nilo Soruco was a Bolivian singer-songwriter
Tull Gasmann was a Norwegian alpine skier
Ken Short was a suffragan bishop in the Anglican Diocese of Sydney
Finn Backer is a Norwegian judge.
Pat Paulsen was an American comedian and satirist
Jan Hein Donner was a Dutch chess grandmaster
Gwyn Staley was a NASCAR Grand National driver.
David Ashton was an Australian botanist and ecologist.
Susan Johnson also known as Susan Johnson-Kehn, was an American actress and singer.
Charles Whittenberg was an American composer.
Joe Finan was an American radio show host.
Ed Sharkey is a former American football linebacker in the NFL.
Anton Alberts was a Dutch architect.

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