Happy Birthday – John F. Kennedy

Glamour magazine did a college issue every year celebrating the top ten outstanding females from campuses throughout the country. For the 1960 issue, each state’s Senator was photographed with the college winner of his home state. Senator John F. Kennedy fell to Milton, who photographed JFK with the winner from Massachusetts.

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Happy Birthday – Phil Silvers

Actor and Comedian Phil Silvers was born May 11, 1911. Best known for his role as Sgt. Bilko, Silvers was a television mainstay for decades. Milton H. Greene photographed Phil in 1963, when he, along with singer Robert Goulet, was a guest on friend Judy Garland’s variety TV special “Judy Garland and Her Guests.”

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Happy Birthday – Audrey Hepburn

Milton photographed Audrey in 1951 for Life magazine, Milton photographed Audrey Hepburn in a portrait setting and backstage at the Barrymore Theater for the Broadway production of “Gigi”. Adapted from the novel by Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, “Gigi” was a stage play by Anita Loos. While on assignment for Look, Milton was sent to Europe in the summer of 1955 where he photographed a medley of European and American movie stars which included Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer at their home in Rome and on the set of “War and Peace”.

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Happy Birthday – Barbra Streisand

Milton photographed Barbra Streisand a handful of times. In 1964, after being delayed five times, “Funny Girl” finally opened on Broadway and turned out to be a huge smash. Composer Jule Styne custom-fit the show to its star and Fanny Brice ran away with it. Milton photographed Barbara at Joe Eula’s apartment for the Life Magazine story on “Funny Girl” in May of 1964.

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