This Day in Film History:
Basis for 2000's Men of Honor, Carl Brashear is born in Toneyville, Kentucky. Born on the same date in New Ulm, Minnesota is Tippi Hedren, neé Nathalie, whose career was launched with her appearances in Hitchcock's The Birds (1963) and Marnie (1964).
Considered "The Most Beautiful Woman in Films" in her day, screen siren Hedy Lamarr dies at age 86 in Altamonte Springs, Florida.
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