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Preston Sturges Age, Birthday, Bio, Zodiac, Family & Fun Facts

Updated at October 1, 2022 by BirthdayDBs Team

Preston Sturges Age, Birthday, Birthplace, Bio, Zodiac &  Family

Preston Sturges Facts

Full NamePreston Sturges
BirthdateAugust 29, 1898
Birth PlaceChicago, IL
Age (in 2022)124 Years Old
ZodiacVirgo
OccupationDirector

Preston Sturges Age & Birthday

Preston Sturges is best known as Director who has born on August 29, 1898 in Chicago, IL. Currently, Preston Sturges is 124 years, 1 months and 3 days old. Preston Sturges will celebrate 125th birthday on Tuesday, 29th of August 2023. Below the countdown to Preston Sturges upcoming birthday.

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Preston Sturges Biography

About

Known as the father of screwball comedy, he wrote and directed such films as The Lady Eve (1941), Sullivan's Travels (1941), The Palm Beach Story (1942), and The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944). He won the 1941 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for The Great McGinty.

Before Fame

He performed on Broadway in the play Hotbed in 1928. He also produced the play The Guinea Pig in the same year. The Guinea Pig opened in Massachusetts and moved to Broadway a year later.

Trivia

Paramount Pictures purchased his script for The Great McGinty for $1 with the agreement that Sturges would be allowed to direct the film, making the picture his directorial debut.

Family Life

He married his fourth wife Sandy on August 15, 1951. He had three children named Tom, Solomon and Preston Jr.

Associated With

He cast Veronica Lake in one of her first leading roles for the 1942 film Sullivan's Travels.

Top Asked Questions about Preston Sturges

How old is Preston Sturges in 2022?

Preston Sturges is 124 years old today.

When was Preston Sturges born?

Preston Sturges was born on August 29, 1898 in Chicago, IL.

What is Preston Sturges zodiac sign?

Preston Sturges zodiac sign is Virgo.

What was Preston Sturges best known for?

Preston Sturges was best known as Director.

Fun Facts about Preston Sturges's Birthday

Here's quick list of some fun facts about Preston Sturges's birthday you must know including detailed age calculation, western astrology, roman numeral, birthstone and birth flower.

  • Preston Sturges was born on Monday, 241st day / 35th week of 1898
  • Preston Sturges has Virgo zodiac sign and Earth element based on western astrology
  • Roman numeral of Preston Sturges birthday is XXIX.VIII.MDCCCXCVIII
  • Preston Sturges's birthstone is Peridot
  • Preston Sturges's birth flower is Gladiolus that symbolize moral integrity, remembrance, infatuation & honor
  • Preston Sturges age in year is 124 years old
  • Preston Sturges age in month is 1489 months old
  • Preston Sturges age in day is 45323 days old
  • Preston Sturges age in hour is 1087752 hours old
  • Preston Sturges age in minute is 65265120 minutes old
  • Preston Sturges age in second is 3915907200 seconds old
  • Next Preston Sturges birthday is on Tuesday, August 29th 2023
  • Preston Sturges age in next birthday (2023) is 125 years old

Historical Events on Preston Sturges Birthday (August 29)

Below are historical events that coincided with Preston Sturges's birthday including important historical events as well as births and deaths of historical figures.

YearEvent
1950Korean War: British troops arrive in Korea to bolster the US presence there.
1958United States Air Force Academy opens in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
1965The Gemini V spacecraft returns to Earth, landing in the Atlantic Ocean.
1966The Beatles perform their last concert before paying fans at Candlestick Park in San Francisco.
1966Leading Egyptian thinker Sayyid Qutb is executed for plotting the assassination of President Gamal Abdel Nasser.
1970Chicano Moratorium against the Vietnam War, East Los Angeles, California. Police riot kills three people, including journalist Rubén Salazar.
1982The synthetic chemical element Meitnerium, atomic number 109, is first synthesized at the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt, Germany.
1991Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union suspends all activities of the Soviet Communist Party.
1991Libero Grassi, an Italian businessman from Palermo, is killed by the Sicilian Mafia after taking a solitary stand against their extortion demands.
1996Vnukovo Airlines Flight 2801, a Tupolev Tu-154, crashes into a mountain on the Arctic island of Spitsbergen, killing all 141 aboard.
1997Netflix is launched as an internet DVD rental service.
1997At least 98 villagers are killed by the Armed Islamic Group of Algeria GIA in the Rais massacre, Algeria.
2003Ayatollah Sayed Mohammed Baqir al-Hakim, the Shia Muslim leader in Iraq, is assassinated in a terrorist bombing, along with nearly 100 worshippers as they leave a mosque in Najaf.
2005Hurricane Katrina devastates much of the U.S. Gulf Coast from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle, killing up to 1,836 people and causing $125 billion in damage.
2012At least 26 Chinese miners are killed and 21 missing after a blast in the Xiaojiawan coal mine, located at Panzhihua, Sichuan Province.
1981The birth of Jay Ryan, New Zealand-Australian actor and producer
1982The birth of Ruhila Adatia-Sood, Kenyan journalist and radio host (d. 2013)
1982The birth of Carlos Delfino, Argentinian-Italian basketball player
1982The birth of Vincent Enyeama, Nigerian footballer
1983The birth of Antti Niemi, Finnish ice hockey player
1986The birth of Hajime Isayama, Japanese illustrator
1986The birth of Lea Michele, American actress and singer
1987The birth of Tony Kane, Irish footballer
1990The birth of Jakub Kosecki, Polish footballer
1990The birth of Patrick van Aanholt, Dutch footballer
1991The birth of Néstor Araujo, Mexican footballer
1991The birth of Deshaun Thomas, American basketball player
1992The birth of Mallu Magalhães, Brazilian singer-songwriter
1992The birth of Noah Syndergaard, American baseball player
1993The birth of Liam Payne, English singer-songwriter
2011The death of Junpei Takiguchi, Japanese voice actor (b. 1931)
2012The death of Ruth Goldbloom, Canadian academic and philanthropist, co-founded Pier 21 (b. 1923)
2012The death of Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke, English historian and author (b. 1953)
2012The death of Shoshichi Kobayashi, Japanese-American mathematician and academic (b. 1932)
2012The death of Anne McKnight, American soprano (b. 1924)
2012The death of Les Moss, American baseball player, coach, and manager (b. 1925)
2012The death of Sergei Ovchinnikov, Russian volleyball player and coach (b. 1969)
2013The death of Joan L. Krajewski, American lawyer and politician (b. 1934)
2013The death of Medardo Joseph Mazombwe, Zambian cardinal (b. 1931)
2013The death of Bruce C. Murray, American geologist and academic, co-founded The Planetary Society (b. 1931)
2014The death of Octavio Brunetti, Argentinian pianist and composer (b. 1975)
2014The death of Björn Waldegård, Swedish race car driver (b. 1943)
2016The death of Gene Wilder, American stage and screen comic actor, screenwriter, film director, and author (b. 1933)
2018The death of James Mirrlees, Scottish economist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1936)
2018The death of Paul Taylor, American choreographer (b. 1930)

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