Natasha Nikolaevna Gurdin, better known as actress Natalie Wood was born today 7-20,1938 -- 76 yrs ago in San Francisco, Cali. Miracle on 34th Street, Splendor in the Grass, Rebel Without a Cause, West Side Story, Gypsy and so many more wonderful roles she gave us through her years in film. She passed in 1981 off shore of Catalina Island, Calif - photo by William Claxton, 1961.
Most people believe that Abe Lincoln sported a beard for the majority of his life, but in actuality he spent most of his life without facial hair. He only began growing his whiskers in 1860, during his run for president.
When Arlene Dahl once asked Ava what it felt like to walk into a room and feel everyone’s eyes on her, Ava replied: “I want to crawl under the carpet, and get to the other side of the room as fast as possible.”