On this day: May 16

POSTED: 12:19 AM PDT May 15, 2013    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT May 15, 2016 

Joan of Arc is sainted, the first Academy Awards are handed out, SpaghettiOs debut, "Pet Sounds" and "Blonde on Blonde" hit record store shelves, and Sammy Davis Jr. and Jim Henson pass away, all on this day.

OTD May 16 - Margaret Sullavan
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1909: Actress Margaret Sullavan, best known for her roles in movies such as "Three Comrades," "The Shopworn Angel" and "The Shop Around the Corner" (pictured here with James Stewart) is born in Norfolk, Virginia. Sullavan, who was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in "Three Comrades," died of an overdose of barbiturates at the age of 50 on Jan. 1, 1960.


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