“In March 1955, Jimmy bought a $400 hi-fi set. As he explained to a reporter, ‘Every time I tried to explain what I wanted, the salesman would interrupt with all sorts of technical terms about hi-fi. I got so disgusted I gave him a check so that I could get out the store’. As for his penchant for pumping up the volume, Beulah Roth was only one of many who contended, ‘It was so loud you could hear the stuff a mile away”.
James Dean (1955)
Today’s big male movie star, Dustin Hoffman, is 74 today…
Photo: Terry O’Neill - Dustin Hoffman, during the filming of John and Mary, 1969