1924 - Ruth Roman, born on the 22nd of December in boston, Massachusetts. She was an American actress.
1945 - Her first major film assignment was the title role in the serial The Jungle Queen, a fact that embarrassed her fans far more than it bothered her.
1950 - 1955 - Her better films include Dallas, Hitchcock's Strangers on a Train, Tomorrow Is Another Day, and The Far Country.
1956 - She survived the sinking of the Andrea Doria, finding herself the reluctant focal point of intrusive reporters as she waited in agony to learn the fate of her young son (who fortunately also survived).
1965 - 1986 - In films as a character actress, she also had recurring roles in the TV series The Long Hot Summer and Knots Landing.
1999 - She died in her sleep at her Laguna Beach, California home on the 9th of September, aged 76.
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