Friday, May 29, 2009

This Day in History: May 29, 1903

The famous film, TV and radio star Bob Hope was born on this day in Eltham, England.

Leslie Townes Hope, his given name, moved with his family to Cleveland, Ohio, at age four.
Hope, was one of the most highly paid entertainers in Hollywood, started out in vaudeville; he then moved to radio in 1935, where he hosted various shows for 20 years.

He made the move to film in 1938 and became one of America's most beloved screen stars.

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