July 6, 2020

Janet Leigh is born in Merced, Calif. in 1927. Despite a more than 50-year career in film, TV, radio and the stage, she is best known for Alfred Hitchock’s Psycho. Other roles include The Manchurian Candidate, ...

July 5, 2020

Pruitt Taylor Vince is born in Baton Rouge in 1960. The character actor’s work includes Angel Heart, Jacob’s Ladder, The X-Files, The Walking Dead, True Blood, 13 Sins, The Devil’s Candy, and Stranger Things.  ...

July 4, 2020

Charles Dodgson — A.K.A. Lewis Carroll — tells ten-year-old Alice Liddell and her two sisters the first version of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland while paddling a boat down the Thames in Oxfordshire, England ...

July 2, 2020

It Came from Beneath The Sea opens across the U.S. in 1955. The film, designed as a showcase for Ray Harryhausen’s stop-motion animation, is a box office success and remains one of the better 1950s cold war monster movies.  ...

July 1, 2020

The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T opens across the U.S. in 1953. The artsy, surreal fantasy horror musical is co-written by Dr. Seuss and later disowned by him. With its World War II-influenced themes of oppression an...