Audrey Hepburn Birthday, Date of Birth

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn (born Audrey Kathleen Ruston; 4 May 1929 – 20 January 1993) was a British actress and humanitarian. Recognised as a film and fashion icon, she was ranked by the American Film Institute as the third-greatest female screen legend in Golden Age Hollywood, and was inducted into the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame.

Born in Ixelles, Brussels, Hepburn spent parts of her childhood in Belgium, England, and the Netherlands. She studied ballet with Sonia Gaskell in Amsterdam beginning in 1945 and with Marie Rambert in London starting in 1948. She began performing as a chorus girl in West End musical theatre productions and then had minor appearances in several films. Hepburn starred in the 1951 Broadway play Gigi after being spotted by French novelist Colette, on whose work the play was based.

She rose to stardom in the romantic comedy Roman Holiday (1953), alongside Gregory Peck, for which she was the first actress to win an Oscar, a Golden Globe Award, and a BAFTA Award for a single performance. That same year, Hepburn won a Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Play for her performance in Ondine. She went on to star in a number of successful films, such as: Sabrina (1954), in which Humphrey Bogart and William Holden compete for her affection; Funny Face (1957) a musical in which she sang her own song parts; the drama The Nun's Story (1959); the romantic comedy Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961); the thriller-romance Charade (1963), opposite Cary Grant; and the musical My Fair Lady (1964), which won the Academy Award and BAFTA for Best Picture. In 1967 she starred in the thriller Wait Until Dark receiving Academy Award, Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations.

After that she only occasionally appeared in films, one being Robin and Marian (1976) with Sean Connery, and her last recorded performances were the 1990 documentary television series Gardens of the World with Audrey Hepburn. She won three BAFTA Awards for Best British Actress in a Leading Role. In recognition of her film career, she received BAFTA's Lifetime Achievement Award, the Golden Globe Cecil B. DeMille Award, the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, and the Special Tony Award. She remains one of only 15 people who have won Academy, Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Awards.

Later in life she devoted much of her time to UNICEF which she had contributed to since 1954. Then she worked in some of the poorest communities of Africa, South America, and Asia between 1988 and 1992. In December 1992, she received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in recognition of her work as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. A month later, she died of appendiceal cancer at her home in Switzerland at the age of 63.

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Birthday, Date of Birth
Saturday, May 4, 1929
Place of Birth
Ixelles - Elsene
Age
92
Star Sign

The May 4, 1929 was a Saturday under the star sign of . It was the 123 day of the year. President of the United States was Herbert Hoover.

If you were born on this day, you are 92 years old. Your last birthday was on the Tuesday, May 4, 2021, 0 days ago. Your next birthday is on Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in 364 days. You have lived for 33,603 days, or about 806,481 hours, or about 48,388,908 minutes, or about seconds.

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4th of May 1929 News

News as it appeared on the front page of the New York Times on May 4, 1929

GANNETT ENDS DEAL WITH PAPER CONCERN; Sends Check for $2,781,158 to International to Get Back Four Newspapers' Securities. WALSH MOVES FOR INQUIRY Montanan's Senate Resolution Asks Data on the Papers Financed by Company. Gannett Letter Defends Plan. GANNETT ENDS DEAL WITH PAPER CONCERN Editorial Explains Action. Will Continue Newsprint Supply.

Date: 05 May 1929

Sends check to end deal with Internatl Paper Co

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52 FOX TALKING FEATURES

Date: 05 May 1929

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FINANCIAL MARKETS; Changes Slight in Dull WeekEnd Stock Trading--Foreign Exchange Steady.

Date: 05 May 1929

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WEATHER HITS TRADE IN MANY DISTRICTS; Retail Sales and Crops Are Retarded by Wind and Rain, Especially in South. MANUFACTURING HOLDS UP Most Lines Maintain FirstQuarter Pace and CarLoadings Increase.CORPORATE EARNINGS HIGHCredit Conditions Become Less Strained--Reports From Fed eral Reserve Districts. Steel Earnings Show Big Rise. Money Rates Remain High.

Date: 05 May 1929

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CONGRESS: MIRROR OF THE NATION; Washington's Parliament, Showing Many Traces of the Fatigue That Afflicts Governments Of the Old World, Is Yet the Perfect Cross-Section of Our Broad and Conservative Land CONGRESS: MIRROR OF NATION

Date: 05 May 1929

By ANNE O'HARE McCORMICK

Anne McCORMICK

Discussed at conv of U S Chamber of Commerce

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LONDON FILM NOTES

Date: 05 May 1929

By F.L. MINNIGERODE

F. MINNIGERODE

Amer sound films

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AMANULLAH ATTACKS FORCES OF BACHASAKAO; Afghan Usurper Is Gaining After Severe Fighting for Four Days, Peshawur Reports.

Date: 05 May 1929

Bacha Sakao gains in clashes with Amanullah

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PROGRAMS, NEWS AND COMMENT AMONG BROADCASTERS; EUROPEAN WAVE PLAN IS EFFECTIVE JUNE 30 MAIN STREET SOLD WPCH TO INAUGURATE DRAMA SERIES TONIGHT

Date: 05 May 1929

Plan of allocation approved by 27 European telegraph administrations

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NAMES OF NEW YORK CLUBS IMAGINATIVE AND VARIED; Sports, Animals, Occupations and the Arts Figure in Titles of Organisations

Date: 05 May 1929

By AMY MacMASTER

Amy MacMASTER

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NEW RADIO SETS BEGIN TO APPEAR; Screen-Grid Tube Is Used in 1929-30 Models-- Improved Tuning Methods, Dynamic LoudSpeakers and Rigid Construction Featured Variometer Tuner Is Used. An Anniversary Set. Selector System Evolved. SMITH TO GET MEDAL FOCH MEMORIAL SERVICE RADIO FOR EVERY CHILD IS CAMPAIGN SLOGAN

Date: 05 May 1929

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