Birthdays: Pope John Paul II, Grover Cleveland, Ezio Pinza, Czar Nicholas II, Omar Khayam, Walter Gropius, Reggie Jackson, Margot Fonteyn, Robert Morse, Perry Como, Dwayne Hickman aka Dobie Gillis, Big Joe Turner, Richard Brooks, Miriam Margolyes, Chow Yung Fat is 64, Tina Fey is 49, Robert Morse is 88
1940- John Halas & Joy Batchelor founded Halas & Batchelor, for many years the predominant animation studio in England.
1976- The filming of Francis Ford Coppolla's Apocalypse Now was disrupted when the Philippines was hit by a major typhoon. Francis rides out the storm cooking pasta, smoking pot and listening to records of La Boheme.
1995- Elizabeth Montgomery, the star of Bewitched,died of colon cancer at age 62.