Juliet Events in History

1996 Death - Juliet Prowse, actress/dancer (Mona McCluskey), dies at 59

1990 Death - Juliet Berto, screenwriter/actress (Bastienne Bastien), dies at 42

1983 Death - Norma Shearer, actress (Escape, Romeo and Juliet), dies at 82

1982 Death - Beverly Bayne, actress (Romeo and Juliet, Passionate Youth), dies at 87

1980 Event - Turner's painting "Juliet and Her Nurse" sells for $6.4 million

1980 Event - J Turners "Juliet and Her Nurse" sold for $6,400,000 in New York City

1979 Birthday - Claire Danes, New York City, actress, Angela-My So Called Life, Romeo and Juliet

1974 Birthday - Leonardo DiCaprio, born in Louisiana, actor, Luke-Growing Pains, Romeo and Juliet

1969 Birthday - Juliet Haslam, Adelaide SA Australia, field hockey midfielder 1996 Olympics

1968 Birthday - Debbie Rochon, Vancouver BC, actress, Tromeo and Juliet

1956 Birthday - Juliet Stevenson, Essex England, actress, Secret Rapture, Life Story

1956 Event - Peter Ustinovs' "Romanoff and Juliet," premieres in Manchester

1954 Event - "Me and Juliet" closes at Majestic Theater New York City after 358 performances

1953 Event - "Me and Juliet" opens at Majestic Theater New York City for 358 performances

1951 Birthday - Olivia Hussey, born in Buenos Aires, actress, Romeo and Juliet, Death on Nile

1947 Birthday - Juliet Berto, Grenoble France, actress, Le Sex Shop

1943 Death - Leslie Howard, actor (Romeo and Juliet), Nazis shot down his plane at 50

1941 Birthday - Juliet Mills, born in London, England, actress, Nanny and the Professor, QB VII

1940 Event - Sergei Prokofiev's ballet Romeo and Juliet premieres in Leningrad

1936 Birthday - Juliet Prowse, Bombay India, actress/dancer, Who Killed Teddy Bear

1935 Birthday - Juliet Campbell, British ambassador, to Luxembourg

1932 Event - John Van Druten's "There's Always Juliet," premieres in New York City

1928 Birthday - Laurence Harvey, actor, Alamo, Romeo and Juliet

1926 Birthday - Milo O'Shea, born in Dublin, Ireland, actor, Barbarella, Romeo and Juliet

1923 Birthday - Franco Zeffirelli, Florence Italy, director, Romeo and Juliet

1923 Birthday - Judith Merril, Josephine Juliet Grossman, sci-fi writer

1911 Birthday - Juliet Pannett, English portrait painter

1910 Birthday - Heinrich Sutermeister, Swiss composer, Romeo and Juliet

1905 Birthday - Ralph Forbes, born in London, England, actor, Romeo and Juliet, Daniel Boone

1884 Birthday - Jan Lemaire, Dutch writer and actor, Beautiful Juliet

1869 Event - Booth theater at 23rd and 6th opens in New York City (Romeo and Juliet)

1840 Birthday - Helena Modjeska, Poland, Shakespearian actress, Juliet, anti-Russian

1812 Birthday - Johanne Luise Heiberg, Copenhagen Denmark, actress, Romeo and Juliet

1809 Birthday - Frances Anne "Fanny" Kemble, England, Shakespearian actress, Juliet

1302 Event - Romeo and Juliet's wedding day, according to Shakespeare