On this day: April 5

POSTED: 04:37 PM PDT Apr 02, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Apr 04, 2013 

George Washington issues the first presidential veto, the greatest hits album is born, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar captures the NBA's career scoring title, and Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain kills himself, all on this day.

OTD April 5 - Roger Corman
31 / 45
New Horizons Pictures

1926: Filmmaker Roger Corman, best known for his work on low-budget B movies, is born in Detroit, Mich. Corman's greatest acclaim as a director came with his Edgar Allan Poe cycle of movies, most starring Vincent Price, released between 1959 and 1964, including "House of Usher," "The Pit and the Pendulum," "The Raven" and "The Masque of the Red Death."

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement

Most Popular

Advertisement