This Day in Film History:
John Barrymore, youngest sibling of the famed Barrymore clan - brother Lionel and sister Ethel were older - is born in Philadelphia. John is Drew Barrymore's grandfather.
Actress Florinda Balkan (The Damned, Lizard in a Woman's Skin, Flavia the Heretic) is born in Ceara, Brazil.
Walt Disney's animated feature film Cinderella debuts.
Opening in Italy in August of the previous year, Caligula opens nationwide in the US. The Tinto Brass/Bob Guccione film stirs controversy over its graphic sexual content.
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