On this day 17th June
37 years ago saw the premiere of the Green Berets.
101 years ago the actor Ralph Bellamy was born.
125 years ago the actor Russell Simpson was born, one of John Fords favourites he appeared in a number of his films including They Were Expendable and The Horse Soldiers.
118 years ago Charles Coburn was born he appeared in Trouble Along The Way.
30 years ago Danny Borzage died aged 75. Thebrother of the director Frank Borzage Danny and his accordian would play John Ford onto the set each day.