Classic Hollywood Birthdays


Jeanette MacDonald, singer & actress (1903-1965)  110th Birthday
TCM will be showing several films on featuring Jeanette MacDonald in honor of her birthday:
Broadway Serenade (1939) 1:30PM (ET)
Bitter Sweet (1940) 3:30PM (ET)
MGM Parade Show #16 (1955) featuring clips from Maytime (1937) 5:15PM (ET)
Maytime (1937) 5:45PM (ET)
Note: Bitter Sweet and Maytime also feature frequent Jeanette MacDonald costar (on-screen and rumored off-screen as well), Nelson Eddy whose birthday is later this month on June 29th


Sammy Cahn, lyricist, songwriter & musician (1913-1993)
TCM will be showing films featuring Sammy Cahn in Hollywood:
Three Coins in a Fountain (1954) 8:00PM (ET)
Tonight and Every Night (1945) 10:00PM (ET)
Anchors Away (1945) 11:45PM (ET)
Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964) 2:15AM (ET)
Romance on the High Seas (1948) 4:30AM (ET)
Note: Three Coins in a Fountain also features Maggie McNamara whose birthday is also today and Louis Jourdan whose birthday will be tomorrow.

Ernie Adams, actor (1885-1947)
Philip Barry, playwright (1896-1949)
Blanche Sweet, actress (1896-1986)
Keye Luke, actor (1904-1991)
Dick Foran, actor (1910-1979)
E.G. Marshall, actor (1914-1998)
Richard Boone, actor (1917-1981)
Robert Arthur, actor (1925-2008)
Maggie McNamara, actress (1928-1978)
Roger Ebert, film critic, journalist & screenwriter (1942-2013)


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