This Day in Film History:
Actress-recluse Greta Garbo is born Greta Lovisa Gustafson in Stockholm, Sweden.
Actress Peg Entwistle hurls herself from the 50-foot tall H of the Hollywood sign. She dies on impact.
Shirley Jackson's novel is brought to the big screen as The Haunting debuts. The film finished near the top of BOP's 50 Favorite Horror Films
The Jackie Chan/Chris Tucker film Rush Hour opens. Setting the mark for September openings, the New Line offering takes in $33 million from 2,638 screens. Reese Witherspoon's Sweet Home Alabama narrowly takes the honor away four years later.
About This Day in Film History
~ ~ ~
Errors & Omissions
TDiFH cured my canker sore!