CORNELIUS CRANE “CHEVY” CHASE
On October 8, 1943: Cornelius Crane Chase, also known as Chevy Chase was born in Manhattan. The comedian, writer, and actor has had a legendary career, and was one of the original cast members of Saturday Night Live and has recently had huge success starring in the comedy television series Community.
On October 8, 1949: Sigourney Weaver was born in NYC. Weaver is especially known for her portrayal of Ellen Ripley in the Alien film series. Weaver, a very accomplished actress, is also known for her work in the films Gorilla in the Mist and Working Girl.
ALL THESE SUGAR BABIES!
On October 8, 1979: Broadway musical Sugar Babies opened at the Mark Hellinger Theatre. Sugar Babies starred New York Native Mickey Rooney, who was nominated for a Tony for his performance along with the other numerous Tony nominations the show received.