1924: Composer Henry Mancini, best known for his film and television scores, including the themes to the theme to "The Pink Panther" film series and the "Peter Gunn" TV series, is born in Cleveland, Ohio. Mancini, who died of pancreatic cancer on June 14, 1994, was nominated for an unprecedented 72 Grammys, winning 20. He also won four Academy Awards out of 18 nominations, including Oscars for Best Original Song for "Moon River" from "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "Days of Wine and Roses" from the movie of the same title, both shared with Johnny Mercer. His other two Oscars were for the scores for "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "Victor Victoria." He's seen here in April 1994 receiving the ASCAP Masters Medallion Award.