Birthdays: George Seurat, Charles Ringling, Julie Harris, Gianni Verasce, Ray Walston, Monica Seles, Cathy Lee Crosby, Lucy Liu is 51, Britney Spears is 38
1877- Camille Saint Saens opera “Samson & Delilah” premiered in Weimar.
1933- Voice actor Clarence “Ducky” Nash began working at Walt Disney. He would create the voice for Donald Duck and his nephews.
1935- Animator Marc Davis first day at Walt Disney Studios. He retired in 1978.
1965- Walt Disney live action comedy That Darned Cat, with Dean Jones and Hayley Mills, opened.
1982- Wild-eyed British comedian Marty Feldman (Igor in Young Frankenstein) suddenly died of a heart attack in Mexico while filming the comedy YellowBeard. He was only 48.