Jean Arthur Birthday, Date of Birth

Jean Arthur

Jean Arthur (born Gladys Georgianna Greene; October 17, 1900 – June 19, 1991) was an American actress and a film star of the 1930s and 1940s.

Arthur had feature roles in three Frank Capra films: Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936), You Can't Take It with You (1938), and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), films that championed the "everyday heroine". Arthur was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1944 for her performance in The More the Merrier (1943).

James Harvey wrote in his history of the romantic comedy: "No one was more closely identified with the screwball comedy than Jean Arthur. So much was she part of it, so much was her star personality defined by it, that the screwball style itself seems almost unimaginable without her." She has been called "the quintessential comedic leading lady". Her last film performance was non-comedic, playing the homesteader's wife in George Stevens's Shane in 1953.

Arthur was known as a reclusive woman. News magazine Life observed in a 1940 article: "Next to Garbo, Jean Arthur is Hollywood's reigning mystery woman." As well as recoiling from interviews, she avoided photographers and refused to become a part of any kind of publicity.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Wednesday, October 17, 1900
Place of Birth
Plattsburgh
Age
120
Star Sign

The October 17, 1900 was a Wednesday under the star sign of . It was the 289 day of the year. President of the United States was William McKinley.

If you were born on this day, you are 120 years old. Your last birthday was on the Saturday, October 17, 2020, 3 days ago. Your next birthday is on Sunday, October 17, 2021, in 361 days. You have lived for 43,833 days, or about 1,052,002 hours, or about 63,120,176 minutes, or about seconds.

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17th of October 1900 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on October 17, 1900

BARONESS VON KETTELER ILL.

Date: 18 October 1900

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THIRTY-THREE PERISH AT SEA.; Five Americans Drowned in the Wreck of the Cassandra.

Date: 18 October 1900

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THE NEWS OF NEWPORT.

Date: 18 October 1900

Special to The New York Times

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A CHICAGO "SETTLEMENT."

Date: 18 October 1900

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CUP CHALLENGE ACCEPTED; At New York Yacht Club Meeting Held Last Night. MANY YACHTSMEN PRESENT Races for the America's Cup Will Take Place in August -- Congratulatory Letters Exchanged.

Date: 18 October 1900

Lipton's Challenge Accepted by New York Club; Text of Correspondence

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Date: 18 October 1900

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FIRE-PROOF BUILDING.

Date: 18 October 1900

Postal Telegraph Building; Fireproof Construction Vindication

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TOPICS OF THE TIMES.

Date: 18 October 1900

LOUIS WINDMULLER

Louis WINDMULLER

Theatregoers; Political Programme Advertising Complaints

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NEWS OF THE RAILROADS; New Waiting Room at the Grand Central Station Opens To-day. Appointments Are Up to Date and Improvements of a Modern Type -- Some Novel Ideas.

Date: 18 October 1900

Grand Central Station; New Waiting Room's Opening

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Article 9 -- No Title

Date: 18 October 1900

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