Archive for February 1st, 2010

Clark Gable at 109

Monday, February 1st, 2010


Clark Gable would have been 109 today!



February 1, 1901, Cadiz, Ohio


On February 1, 1937, Judy Garland sang “Dear Mr. Gable,” to the actor at an MGM birthday party . The song was so well received it was added to her next film, The Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937). Click below to watch it. 






Michael Kanin’s 100th Birthday

Monday, February 1st, 2010


Michael Kanin


Kanin won an Oscar (along with his wife Fay Kanin) for

Best Screenplay for “Woman of the Year” (1942) 




  • BORN: February 1, 1910, Rochester, New York
  • DIED: March 12, 1993, Los Angeles, California
  • CAUSE OF DEATH: Unknown
  • BURIAL: Hollywood Forever Cemetery, New Beth Olam, Corr T-J-1-3, Crypt 4762



Click below to see the trailer for “Woman of the Year”