Preston Foster (August 24, 1901-July 14, 1970) was an American stage and film actor. Foster entered films in 1929 after appearing as a Broadway stage actor. Foster was considered ruggedly handsome and a talented singer. Some of his notable films include I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang (1932), Annie Oakley (1935), My Friend Flicka (1943), Kansas City Confidential (1952) and I, the Jury (1953). Foster has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He was sometimes credited in movies as Preston S. Foster. August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... 1901 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... Events February 11 - The film The Magic Christian, starring Peter Sellers and Ringo Starr premieres in New York City. ... Paul Muni plays a prisoner working on the chain gang I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang is a 1932 movie in which Paul Muni stars as a wrongly accused escapee from a brutal chain gang. ... Annie Oakley circa 1899. ... My Friend Flicka is a 1941 childrens novel by Mary OHara about Ken McLaughlin, the son of a Wyoming rancher, and his horse Flicka. ... I, The Jury (1947) is Mickey Spillanes (b. ... A small part of the Walk of Fame The Hollywood Walk of Fame is a sidewalk along Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street in Hollywood, California, United States, which is embedded with more than 2,000 five-pointed stars featuring the names of celebrities honored by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce...
During World War II while serving with the Coast Guard he rose to the rank of captain, Temporary Reserve. He eventually held the honorary rank of Commodore in the U.S. Coast Guard. Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km (over 11 miles) into the air, August 9, 1945 after the Allied atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. ... U.S. Coast Guard helicopter A coast guard is an organization devoted to saving the lives of shipwrecked mariners or people in danger at sea. ...
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