On this day in 1947, actress, fashion model, and artist Farrah Fawcett was born in Corpus Christi, Tx. She rose to stardom in the 1970s during the first season of Charlie’s Angels on television, but expanded on that popularity with performances in The Burning Bed, The Cannonball Run, and The Apostle. She also appeared in science fiction movies, such as Saturn 3 and Logan’s Run. She died of cancer in 2009.
February 2, 2021