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It’s the birthday of handsome star Peter Lawford, Rat Packer and brother-in-law of JFK. Lawford costarred in Garson Kanin’s It Should Happen to You, opposite Judy Holliday. According to IMDb:
“This story was conceived when Garson Kanin, trying to cheer up his wife Ruth Gordon, was driving by Columbus Circle. He told her he was going to put her name on "that billboard there" in the biggest letters. He didn’t. He wrote a screenplay instead. Gordon suggested that the lead should be Judy Holliday. Kanin had originally considered a male lead, Danny Kaye. When he finished the screenplay, the lead had been written for Holliday.” Lawford and Holliday reportedly were an item on-and off-screen. … See MoreSee Less