Sunday, January 31, 2021

Carol Channing & Mario Lanza's 100th Birthday

Today (January 31, 2021) would have been the 100th birthday of Carol Channing and Mario Lanza. Both were famous American actors and musicians.

Carol Channing

Biography highlights from Wikipedia

  • Born (January 31, 1921)
  • Began starring in roles as a musical actress (1949)
  • Won a Tony for Hello Dolly. (1964)
  • Oscar nomination for Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
  • Performed at the first Superbowl half-time show (1970)
  • Received Lifetime Achievement Tony Award (1995)
  • Passed away (January 15, 2019)

Links: Carol Channing,Videos above courtesy of Sun Record CompanyMore 100th Birthdays

Mario Lanza

Biography highlights from Wikipedia

  • Born (January 31, 1921)
  • Made opera debut (1942)
  • Signed movie contract with MGM (1947)
  • Passed away (October 7, 1959)
  • Movie debut with That Midnight Kiss (1949)

Links: Mario Lanza, Videos above courtesy of Richard BurtonMore 100th Birthdays

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