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1908: Actor Rex Harrison, best known for the role of Professor Henry Higgins in the movie adaptation of "My Fair Lady," is born in Huyton, Lancashire, England. Harrison, who won an Oscar and a Golden Globe for his performance, also won a Tony for playing the role on stage. He also appeared in other films, including "Anna and the King of Siam," "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir," "Cleopatra" and "Doctor Dolittle." In July 1989, Harrison was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II. He died of pancreatic cancer at age 82 on June 2, 1990.