Sunday, May 20, 2018

6word Portrait: Cher

Oscar-winning music superstar with Sonny past.


Born this day in 1946.



Saturday, May 19, 2018

6word Portrait: Pete Townshend

Photo by Seth Arkin
Guitarist/songwriter Who envisioned rock's operatic possibilities.


Born this day in 1945.



Friday, May 18, 2018

6word Portrait: Frank Capra

"It's a Wonderful Life," he directed.


Born this day in 1897 (d. 1991)



Thursday, May 17, 2018

6word Portrait: Sugar Ray Leonard

Sweetly won titles in five weight classes.


Born this day in 1956

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

6word Portrait: Henry Fonda

"Mister Roberts;" headed famed acting family.


Born this day in 1905 (d. 1982)

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AllMovie.com filmography

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

6word Portrait: Richard Avedon

Iconic fashion photographer captured the Beatles.


Born 95 years ago today (d. 2004)

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Beatles portraits 

Monday, May 14, 2018

6word Portrait: George Lucas

Created Star Wars; conceived Indiana Jones.


Born this day in 1944.


Sunday, May 13, 2018

6word Portrait: Bea Arthur

Multi-generational voice, Maude to Golden Girls.


Born this day in 1922 (d. 2009)

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

6word Portrait: Yogi Berra

Quotably bemusing Catcher in the wry. 


Born this day in 1925 (d. 2014)

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Yogi Quotes




Friday, May 11, 2018

6word Portrait: Irving Berlin

Russian immigrant wrote "God Bless America."


Born 130 years ago today (d. 1989)

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List of his songs