Harriet Nelson (July 18, 1909 – October 2, 1994) was an American singer and actress.Nelson is best known for her role on the long-running sitcom The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet.She was born Peggy Louise Snyder in Des Moines, Iowa.Hilliard had a respectable film career as a solo performer, apart from the band. She was very much in demand during the 40s.
Hume Cronyn, Actor: Cocoon. Hume Cronyn was born on July 18, 1911 in London, Ontario, Canada as Hume Blake Cronyn Jr. He was an actor and producer, known for Cocoon (1985), *batteries not included (1987) and Shadow of a Doubt (1943). He was married to Susan Cooper, Jessica Tandy and Emily Woodruff. He died on June 15, 2003 in Fairfield, Connecticut, USA.
Responsible for death of 500+ babies! Georgia Tann (July 18, 1891 - September 15, 1950), born Beulah Georgia Tann, operated the Tennessee Children's Home Society, an adoption agency in Memphis, Tennessee. Tann used the unlicensed home as a front for her black market baby adoption scheme from the 1920s until a state investigation closed the institution in 1950. Tann died of cancer before the investigation made its findings public.
This day in history: On July 18, 1957, Martin Luther King, Jr., joined Billy Graham on the platform at his Crusade in Madison Square Garden. King led the congregation in a prayer, calling “for a warless world and for a brotherhood that transcends race or color.” In a letter to Graham after the Crusade, King praised Billy’s commitment to holding non-segregated revivals, commenting, “You have courageously brought the Christian Gospel to bear on the question of race.”
Christine Paolilla was convicted of shooting four of her friends to death in July 18, 2003. She was 17 at the time of the shooting, three years went by before her arrest was made through an anonymous tip to the police. She was living with then husband who both was heroin addicts. In October of 2009 she was sentenced to life in prison for her crime.
Margaret "Molly" Brown (July 18, 1867 – October 26, 1932) was an American socialite, philanthropist, and activist who became famous because of her survival of the 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic, after exhorting the crew of Lifeboat No. 6 to return to look for survivors. She became known after her death as "The Unsinkable Molly Brown", a 1960 Broadway musical based on her life was produced, along with a 1964 film adaptation of the musical. Both were titled The Unsinkable Molly Brown.
Vin Diesel, born Mark Sinclair Vincent on July 18, 1967, is an American actor, writer, director and producer. Diesel is of Italian and African-American ancestry. He made his stage debut at age seven when he appeared in the children's play Dinosaur Door, written by Barbara Garson. The play was produced at Theater for the