#507 Veronica Lake / Boutros Boutros-Ghali – 14 November 1922

Veronica Lake

Veronica Lake (born Constance Frances Marie Ockelman in Brooklyn, New York) (November 14, 1922 – July 7, 1973) was an American film actress and pin-up model. She received both popular and critical acclaim, most notably for her role in Sullivan’s Travels and her femme fatale roles in film noir with Alan Ladd during the 1940s, and was well-known for her peek-a-boo hairstyle.

Boutros Boutros-Ghali

Boutros Boutros-Ghali (born 14 November 1922) is an Egyptian politician and diplomat who was the sixth Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) from January 1992 to December 1996. An academic and former Vice Foreign Minister of Egypt, Boutros Boutros-Ghali oversaw the UN at a time when it paid attention to several world crises, including the breakup of Yugoslavia and the Rwandan Genocide.

Links:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veronica_Lake
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boutros_Boutros-Ghali

Also born on this day :
Martin Meyerson was a United States city planner and academic leader.
Paul Williams was a British Conservative Party politician.
Edvard Baghdasaryan was named a veteran artist of Armenian SSR in 1963.
Phyllis Avery was an American television and film actress.
Hans Hirning was a Oberscharführer, in the Waffen SS who was awarded the Knight’s Cross of the Iron Cross.
Robert E. Holmes was an associate justice of the Ohio Supreme Court.
Roberto Lovera was an Uruguay an basketball player who competed in the 1948 Summer Olympics.
Paul Bassim is an Lebanese Prelate of Roman Catholic Church.
Daniel Gibson Knowlton was an American classicist bookbinder at Brown University.

 

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