Tag: July 8

Artemisia Gentileschi

(1593-c.1653) The artist’s works: Autoritratto come martire c.1615 Private collection Giuditta e la sua ancella c.1618–1619 Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Firenze Giuditta decapita Oloferne c.1620 Galleria degli Uffizi, Firenze Santa Maria Maddalena c.1620 Galleria Palatina, Firenze Giuditta con la sua ancella c.1623–1625 Detroit Institute…

Jean de La Fontaine

(1621–1695) Tombe de Jean de La Fontaine (cimetière du Père Lachaise, division 25). Works: • Elektitaj fabloj de J. de La Fontaine (Esperanto) • Fables de La Fontaine (French) • Fables of La Fontaine (English) • Tales and Novels of…

June Allyson

(1917–2006) Eleanor Geisman Filmography as Actress: Little Women 1949 Director: Mervyn LeRoy Starring: June Allyson, Peter Lawford   Born October 7 1917 Bronx, New York, NY (USA) Died July 8 2006 Ojai, CA (USA) Cause of death Respiratory failure Buried Forest…

Nelson Rockefeller

(1908–1979) Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller 41st Vice President of the United States (1974–1977) Nelson Rockefeller in Film: Frida 2002 Director: Julie Taymor Starring: Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina   Born July 8 1908 Bar Harbor, ME (USA) Died January 26 1979 New York, NY (USA)…

Ernest Borgnine

(1917–2012) Ermes Effron Borgnino Filmography as Actor: Crossed Swords 1977 Director: Richard Fleischer Starring: Oliver Reed, Mark Lester     Jesus of Nazareth 1977 Director: Franco Zeffirelli Starring: Robert Powell, Olivia Hussey   Born January 24 1917 Hamden, CT (USA) Died July 8…

Pamela Brown

(1917–1975) Pamela Mary Brown Filmography as Actress: Lust for Life 1956 Directors: Vincente Minnelli, George Cukor Starring: Kirk Douglas, Anthony Quinn     Cleopatra 1963 Director: Joseph L. Mankiewicz Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton   Born July 8 1917 Hampstead, London (England) Died September 18 1975 Avening (England) Cause…

Vivien Leigh

(1913–1967) Vivian Mary Hartley Filmography as Actress: Gone with the Wind 1939 Director: Victor Fleming Starring: Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh     Waterloo Bridge 1940 Director: Mervyn LeRoy Starring: Vivien Leigh, Robert Taylor     That Hamilton Woman 1941 Director: Alexander Korda Starring: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier  …

July 8

Births: • Brown, Pamela (1917-1975) • Gentileschi, Artemisia (1593-c.1653) • La Fontaine, Jean de (1621-1695) Deaths: • Allyson, June (1917-2006) • Borgnine, Ernest (1917-2012) • Leigh, Vivien (1913-1967) • Rockefeller, Nelson (1908-1979) • Shelley, Percy Bysshe (1792-1822)

Percy Bysshe Shelley

(1792–1822) Works: • A Defence of Poetry and Other Essays (English) • A Vindication of Natural Diet (English) • Adonais (English) • History of a Six Weeks’ Tour (English) • O May I Join the Choir Invisible! and Other Favorite…