2009 Topps Legends of the Game #LG8
Magician, escape artist, performer, Harry Houdini was born in Budapest Hungary on this date in 1874.
Houdini spent much of his later years exposing fraudulent mediums.
Photographer Edward Weston was born in Highland Park, IL on this date in 1886.
Animator Joseph Barbera was born in New York City on this date in 1911.
Joesph Barbera is of course, half of the team of Hanna-Barbera. Together they won 7 Oscars and 8 Emmys. I'm sure you'll recognize some of their creations.
Actor Norman Fell was born in Philadelphia, Pa on this date in 1924.
Before he was Mr. Roper, Norman played Dustin Hoffman's landlord in "The Graduate"
Norman as Stanley Roper appears just after the credits.
German singer Nena is turning 51 today.
Nena had a big hit in 1983-84 with 99 Luftballons.