Rudolph Valentino

There's_a_new_star_in_heaven_tonight 1926 rudolph_valentinoHis birth in Castellaneta, Italy in 1895 may have gone unremarked upon. But movie idol Rudolph Valentino’s death, 89 years ago today, on August 23, 1926 at age 31 devastated his millions of brokenhearted fans and many Hollywood friends, and left behind a string of lovers, ex-lovers, and debts. Continue reading