Happy Birthday to Esther Williams! Born on this day 1n 1921, Williams became a national swimming champ in her teens, was discovered by an MGM talent scout, and starred in a string of “Aqua Musicals,” which earned her the nickname “America’s Mermaid.”
TODAY’S TRIVIA QUESTION
Which one of Williams’ co-stars gave her her first screen kiss?
a) Mickey Rooney
b) Victor Mature
c) Ricardo Montalban
d) Red Skelton
Watch highlights of Williams’ best moves!
QUOTE OF THE DAY
I was just a swimmer who got lucky.
DID YOU KNOW…
Williams lent her name to a line of bathing suits and swimming pools.
a) Mickey Rooney kissed Williams in her film debut, 1942’s Andy Hardy’s Double Life.