Wednesday, November 14, 2018

6word Portrait: Zhang Yimou

Among most prominent Chinese film directors. 

Born this day in 1950.

Wikipedia filmography

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

6word Portrait: Jean Seberg

Breathless star originally discovered in Iowa. 

Born 80 years ago today (d. 1979)



Monday, November 12, 2018

6word Portrait: Auguste Rodin

French sculptor of the Thinker, Kiss

Born this day in 1840 (d. 1917)



Sunday, November 11, 2018

6word Portrait: General George S. Patton

Third Army leadership helped win WWII.

Born this day in 1885 (d. 1945)

Saturday, November 10, 2018

6word Portrait: Ennio Morricone

Brilliant Italian composer for Spaghetti Westerns.

Born 90 years ago today.

Friday, November 9, 2018

6word Portrait: Bob Gibson

Cardinals fireballer with 1.12 1968 ERA.

Born this day in 1935.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

6word Portrait: Patti Page

Best-selling female singer of the '50s.

Born this day in 1927 (d. 2013)

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

6word Portrait: Francisco de Zurbarán

Spanish portraitist captured monks with chiaroscuro.

Born 420 years ago today (d. 1664)

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

6word Portrait: Sally Field

Film/TV actress; Flying Nun, Norma Rae

Born this day in 1946.

Monday, November 5, 2018

6word Portrait: Vivien Leigh

Scarlett in Gone with the Wind.

Born 105 years ago today (d. 1967)