Althea Gibson the first African American to win a Wimbledon Championship

 

29-year-old Althea Gibson of Harlem became the first African American ever to win a championship in Britain’s historic Wimbledon tournament. Gibson was accorded the city’s traditional reception with a ticker tape parade in 1957.

 

Althea Gibson ticker tape parade in NYC after becoming the first ever African-American woman to win a championship at Wimbledon (1957)

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Victoria Principal: Birthday Girl

Happy Birthday Victoria Principal!!

 

Victoria Principal (born January 3, 1950) is an American actress, author and businesswoman best known for her role as Pamela Barnes Ewing on the CBS nighttime soap opera Dallas (1978–87) for which she received a 1983 Golden Globe Nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a TV-Series.

 

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