July 8, 1919

On this date in history, Mickey Carroll, one of the most beloved of all the Munchkins in the “Wizard of Oz," was born in St. Louis.

An old television set.

October 11, 1991

St. Louis actor Redd Foxx, named one of TV Guide’s “50 Greatest TV Dads of All Time,” dies of a heart attack on the set of The Royal Family.