June 9, 1910: Entertainer Robert “Bob” Cummings was born on this day in Joplin. He had an long acting career that included his own TV show and roles in movies such as Saboteur and Dial M for Murder.
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.