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Preston Sturges

Living place: Chicago

Birthday: 29-8-1898

Global rank: #33471

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Who is Manager Preston Sturges?
Known as the father of screwball comedy, he wrote and directed such films as The Lady Eve (1941), Sullivan's Travels (1941), The Palm Beach Story (1942), and The Miracle of Morgan Creek. (1944). He won the 1941 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for The Great McGinty.
Paramount Pictures purchased its script for The Great McGinty for $1 with the agreement that Sturges would be allowed to direct the film, making his directorial debut.

Young / Before famous

He performed on Broadway in the Playhouse in 1928. He also produced the play The Guinea Pig in the same year. The Guinea Pig opened in Massachusetts and moved to Broadway a year later.

Family life info

He married his fourth wife Sandy on August 15, 1951. He had three children named Tom, Solomon and Preston Jr.

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He cast Veronica Lake in one of her first major roles in Sullivan's 1942 film Travels.

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When was Manager Preston Sturges born?
Preston Sturges birthday 29-8-1898 (death).
Where is Manager Preston Sturges's birth place, what is Zodiac/Chinese Zodiac?
Preston Sturges was born in Chicago, Illinois- United States. is a Manager, whose Zodiac is Virgo, and who Chinese Zodiac is The Dog. Preston Sturges's global rank is 33471 and whose rank is 138 in list of famous Manager.
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Events in 1898 and 29-8

Birthday Preston Sturges (29-8) in history

  • Day 29-8 year 1533: Atahualpa, the last king of the Incas, was ruthlessly murdered by Francisco Pizarro.
  • Day 29-8 year 1786: The day of the Shays Rebellion, a Massachusetts peasant uprising against the state government.
  • Day 29-8 year 1842: The Treaty of Nanking was signed, ending the Opium Wars and ceding the island of Hong Kong to Britain.
  • Day 29-8 year 1877: Brigham Young died in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Day 29-8 year 1949: The U.S.S.R. tested their first atomic bomb.
  • Day 29-8 year 1957: Strom Thurmond ended the longest filibuster in U.S. Senate history. He spoke for more than 24 hours against a civil rights bill; the bill passed.
  • Day 29-8 year 1966: The Beatles played their last major live concert at Candlestick Park, California.
  • Day 29-8 year 1991: The Supreme Soviet, the parliament of the U.S.S.R., suspended all activities of the Communist Party, bringing an end to the institution.
  • Day 29-8 year 2005: Hurricane Katrina slammed into the U.S. Gulf Coast, destroying beachfront towns in Mississippi and Louisiana, displacing a million people, and killing more than 1,000.
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