On this day in 1920, Barbara Britton was born. Britton made radio guest appearances in great radio dramas such as Lux Radio Theater , Lady Esther Screen Guild Theater, Your Movietown Radio Theater , Proudly We Hail , and Mr and Mrs North .
If he were alive today, actor Richard Denning would be a 101! He was born on this day in 1914. In that year, the first airline flight cruised from St. Petersburg to Tampa; Ford Motor Co. began paying $5 for a 9-hour day; Charlie Chaplin played The Little Tramp, and George Washington Carver began experimenting with peanuts. Radio was a technology rather than a broadcast medium, and silent films were sweeping the nation. After he'd toiled for years in many small film roles, Denning became a movie star and then dived headlong into the shimmering pool of radio. He starred alongside Lucille Ball in My Favorite Husband from 1948-1951. This program allowed Denning to work with, in addition to Ball, character actors such as Hans Conried and Gale Gordon . After that, he got "married" to Barbara Britton , starring as a husband in a much different spouse program, Mr. and Mrs. North . He became the third Jerry North on the long-running series, stepping into the lineag