Dean Martin, born 7 June 1917. I chose this video because it reminds us that he could act (kind of) as well as sing. He was so well-liked by audiences that what he lacked in acting skills was more than compensated for by an ever warm and easy-going persona.
Robert Preston, born 8 June 1918. Remembered mostly for his starring part in The Music Man, but I like this number of his from a lesser known show Mack and Mabel.
The original 1974 Broadway production starred Robert Preston and Bernadette Peters. It received eight Tony Award nominations, including Best Musical.
Mack & Mabel is a musical with a book by Michael Stewart and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. The true story involves the tumultuous romantic relationship between Hollywood director Mack Sennett and Mabel Normand who became one of his biggest stars.
Happy birthday to Bonnie Tyler this week, she was born on June 8 1951.
THIS ONE's FOR BERNIE supporters, thinking of primaries to be held tomorrow: