U.S. #2698 was issued on Parker’s 99th birthday.
August 22, 1893

Happy Birthday Dorothy Parker 

Poet and writer Dorothy Parker (born Dorothy Rothschild) was born on August 22, 1893, in Long Branch, New Jersey.

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 U.S. #2445 from the Classic Films issue.
August 15, 1939

Premiere of The Wizard of Oz 

On August 15, 1939, The Wizard of Oz premiered at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California.

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 U.S. #3911 – Fonda was the 11th honoree in the Legends of Hollywood series.
May 16, 1905

Happy Birthday Henry Fonda 

Actor Henry Jaynes Fonda was born on May 16, 1905, in Grand Island, Nebraska.

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 U.S. #4421 – Cooper was the 15th honoree in the Legends of Hollywood series.
May 7, 1901

Happy Birthday Gary Cooper 

Actor Frank James Cooper was born on May 7, 1901, in Helena, Montana.

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 U.S. #4350 was issued for Davis’ 100th birthday.
April 5, 1908

Happy Birthday Bette Davis 

Actress Ruth “Bette” Elizabeth Davis was born on April 5, 1908, in Lowell, Massachusetts.

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