FDR becomes the first president to fly while in office, Joltin' Joe and Marilyn Monroe elope, Bogie dies, and the Miami Dolphins cap off a perfect season, all on this day.
1977: Actor Peter Finch, best remembered for his role as crazed television anchorman Howard Beale in the film "Network," dies of a heart attack at the age of 60 in Beverly Hills, California. Finch would become the first actor to posthumously win an Oscar two months later when he won Best Actor for "Network." Finch also appeared in movies such as "The Trials of Oscar Wilde," "No Love for Johnnie" and "Sunday Bloody Sunday."
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