Courtesy of Chrisa Hickey
December 18, 1963: William Bradley Pitt, better known as simply Brad Pitt, was born today in Oklahoma. Pitt, however, grew up in Springfield and attended the University of Missouri. His parents still live in Springfield.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.