April 7th, 1964

And a Happy Birthday to a man of many faces…

Oops…Apologies. It was a busy day. Let’s Take a Look at January 4, 2002…

On this date, the Academy Award winning movie A Beautiful Mind, based on Sylvia Nasar’s biography of John Nash, was officially released in the United States. (On December 21st, 2001 there was a limited release in order to qualify for the Oscar nominations). Directed by Ron Howard with an adapted screenplay by Akiva Goldsman, the film Read More …

On This Date…

On New Year’s Day 1933, Alicia Lardé was born in San Salvador, El Salvador to a prominent upper-class family. The daughter of physician Carlos Lardé, she was named for her mother, Alicia née Lopez-Harrison, and had two brothers. Her father had been familiar with the United States as the family travelled a great deal, and Read More …

REAL LIFE MOMENT: A Beautiful Mind (May 23rd 2015)

While riding in a taxicab on the New Jersey Turnpike, Nobel Prize winner John Forbes Nash and his wife Alicia are killed in a car crash. Nash was portrayed in an Oscar-nominated performance by Russell Crowe, while Alicia Nash was played by Jennifer Connelly, who won the Oscar for best supporting actress.