Anne Frank, the author of the world’s most famous diary, was born on this day in 1929. She was murdered in the evil that was the Nazi Holocaust. She was only 15 years old.
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Legendary pro football coach Vince Lombardi was born on this day in 1913. The Super Bowl Trophy is named after Lombardi, who coached the Packers to the first two Super Bowl titles and to three NFL titles before that. Despite popular belief, Lombardi never said, “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” However, he did say, “Winning isn’t everything, but making the effort to win is.” There is a subtle but very important difference.
Jerry Stiller was born on this day in 1927. He portrayed one of television comedy’s greatest characters, Frank Costanza.
Actor Keith David was born on this day in 1955 in Harlem. His is known for roles in such films as “Platoon,” “There’s Something About Mary,” and “The Thing.” He is also known for his part in what some describe as the greatest fight scene in movie history, brawling with Rowdy Roddy Piper in “They Live.”