Today in Film History: An Angel is Born & A Tough Guy Dies

August 30, 2014

August 30, 2003

Cinema’s tough guy of the 1960’s, Charles Bronson, died of pneumonia on this day 11 years ago at the age of 81. Bronson is most known for his role in Once Upon a Time in the American West (1968) and The Great Escape (1963).

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August 30, 1972

She was one of Charlie’s Angels, Mary in Something About Mary and Shrek’s Princess Fiona. Today, 42 years ago, Miss Cameron Diaz was born in San Diego, California.

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