Happy Birthday to Marion Robert Morrison (26 May 1907 - 11 June 1979)!! His middle name was changed from Robert to Mitchell when his parents wanted to name their next son Robert. Marion was better known as John Wayne and was a top box office draw for 3 decades, along with being named the all-time top money-making star. He got his first job at a local film studio after he was in a bodysurfing accident and lost his football scholarship to USC. He was majoring in pre-law. Wayne’s first leading role was in the western The Big Trail in 1930.
Happy Birthday, Edward Albert Heimberger (22 April 1906-26 May 2005)!! Eddie Albert is probably best known for his role of Oliver Wendell Douglas in the television comedy Green Acres. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Roman Holiday. Eddie also had roles in television shows and movies like Oklahoma!, Switch, Falcon Crest, and The Longest Yard.