#314 Robert Crumb / Jean-Claude Killy – 30 August 1943

Robert Crumb

Robert Dennis Crumb (born August 30, 1943)—known as Robert Crumb and R. Crumb—is an American artist, illustrator, and musician recognized for the distinctive style of his drawings and his critical, satirical, subversive view of the American mainstream. Crumb was a founder of the underground comix movement and is regarded as its most prominent figure. One of his most recognized works is the “Keep on Truckin'” comic, which became a widely distributed fixture of pop culture in the 1970s. Others are the characters Devil Girl, Fritz the Cat, and Mr. Natural. He was inducted into the comic book industry’s Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 1991.

Jean-Claude Killy

Jean-Claude Killy (born August 30, 1943, in Saint-Cloud, Hauts-de-Seine, France) is a former champion alpine ski racer, who dominated the sport in the late 1960s. He was a triple Olympic champion, winning all three events at the 1968 Winter Olympics. He also won the first two World Cup titles (1967 & 1968).


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