Who died on this date:
On August 4, 1999, actor Victor Mature died. He was born on January 29, 1913 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was discovered while on stage at the Pasadena Community Playhouse and his first leading role was as a caveman in One Million B.C. (1940), after which he joined 20th Century Fox. He appeared in No, No, Nanette (1940), My Gal Sal (1942), and Song of the Islands (1942). Mature was cast by John Ford in My Darling Clementine (1946), which also starred Henry Fonda.