The American movie producer Albert R. “Cubby” Broccoli, was born this day Aril 5th in 1909 sadly though he passed away in. 1996 but not before leaving us with some great films particularly his work on the James Bond Movies.
The same can be said for The American actress Bette Davis was was allso born on this date 5th April in 1908 and she too has left a long lasting legacy in the form of some great films which remain as popular as ever.
Perhaps best known for his role in Dad’s Army, English Actor John Le Mesurier, was born this date Aril 5th in 1912 sadly though he died in 1983 but the series “Dad’s Army is often repeated and remains as popular as ever. English Actor Nigel Hawthorne, was also born on this date April 5th in 1929 as was English actress Jane Asher, who was born on this date in 1946 America Actor Gregory Peck, was also born this day 5th April in 1916 as was Spencer Tracy in 1900, sadly though both gentlemen have passed away, but luckily they have both left a fantastic and long lasting legacy in the form of some wonderful films which also remain popular
Best known as a member of pop group ABBA,Swedish singer Agnetha Fältskog, was born on this date 5th April in 1950 and ABBAs music still remains popular today
Sir Nigel Gresley, the English engineer and LNER Cheif Engineer, who is Perhaps Best known for his work on the LNER A4 Pacific Locomotives, tragically died this date April 5th in 1941. Luckily though thanks to the hard work and dedication of lots of dedicated enthusiasts and engineers many examples of his work can often still be seen in motion at various steam galas throughout the year. indeed I was able to see LNER 4498/60019 Bittern, which he designed, in the metal, at the recent Severn Valley Railway Spring Steam Gala, and I have also seen the A4 Pacific locomotives “Union of South Africa” and “Sir Nigel Gresley” down there in the past.
American singer Gene Pitney also tragically passed away on this date April 5th in 2006 as didThe Musician, Guitarist & Lead singer of Nirvana Kurt Cobain, in 1994, but neither will be forgotten as they both also left behind a wonderful legacy in the form of some great music.