Famous Veterans Birthdays – June 3rd
June 3, 2024
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 3 of June, repeating indefinitely
Famous Veterans Celebrating Birthdays Today (June 3rd):
Famous Veterans Born June 3, 1925:
Tony Curtis – Actor: Some Like it Hot – (Navy WWII) – Died: September 29, 2010.
Curtis enlisted in the United States Navy after the attack on Pearl Harbor and war was declared. Inspired by Cary Grant’s role in Destination Tokyo and Tyrone Power’s in Crash Dive (1943), he joined the Pacific submarine force. Curtis served aboard a submarine tender, the #USSProteus, until the end of the Second World War. On September 2, 1945, Curtis witnessed the Japanese surrender in Tokyo Bay from his ship’s signal bridge about a mile away. Following his discharge from the Navy, Curtis attended City College of New York on the G.I. Bill.
Famous Veterans Born June 3, 1901:
Maurice Evans – Actor: Dr. Zaius in Planet of the Apes – (Army Major WWII) – Died: March 12, 1989