This Day in Film History:
Actress Nancy Davis, more commonly known to the world as First Lady Nancy Reagan, is born in New York City.
Janet Leigh is born Jeanette Helen Morrison in Merced, California.
Warner's cartoon What's Opera, Doc?, starring Bugs Bunny and Elmer Fudd, and directed by Chuck Jones, is released. Music from Wagner's 'Ring' Cycle and 'Tannheuser' operas provides the basis for the cartoon.
The Beatles' first film, A Hard Day's Night, debuts in the UK.
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