Fred Astaire

  • Father Born

  • A Star is Born

    A Star is Born
    Fred Astaire is born. His name is Frederick Austerlitz. This happend in Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Move to New York

    Move to New York
    Fred, his sister and his mother move from Omaha to New York to study dancing.
  • Enroled In Alvienes School for Acting

  • First met George Gershwin

    First met George Gershwin
    First met George Gershwin
  • A Break in to Brodway

    Fred and his sister go into their first act together on Brodway.
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    Married to Phills Potter

  • Flying Down to Rio

    Flying Down to Rio
    Frist movie with Ginger Rogers.
  • Gay Divorcee

    Gay Divorcee
    First movie written just for Fred and Ginger. They both starred in this movie.
  • Top Hat

    Top Hat
  • Son Fred Jr. born

  • Swing Time

    Swing Time
  • Hand and foot prints placed in cement at Grauman's Chinese Theater

  • Left RKO Studios

  • Daughter Ava Born

  • Holiday Inn

    Is particularly remembered for his virtuoso solo dance to Let's Say It With Firecrackers!
  • Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire Dancing Together

    Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly danced together in Ziegfeld Follies to "The Babbit and the Bromide."
  • Barkleays of Brodway

  • Received honorary Academy Award

    Received honorary Academy Award
    Ginger Rogers presented an honorary Academy Award to Astaire "for his unique artistry and his contributions to the technique of musical pictures."
  • Let's Dance

  • Royal Wedding

    Royal Wedding
  • Funny Face

    Funny Face
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    Emmy Award Winning Musicals

  • Last major Musical Finian's Rainbow

    Last appearance in a major musical movie
  • Last dance performance in a musical movie in Thats Entertainment 2

    At the age of 76, danced with Gene Kelly in That's Entertainment II.
  • Received Kennedy Center Honor

    Received Kennedy Center Honor
    First recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors
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    Mairreid to Robyn Smith

  • Fred Astaire died

    Fred Astaire died from pneumonia.