1964 – Chris Farley Born

On this date comedian Christopher Crosby Farley was born in Madison. He studied theatre and communications at Marquette University. After finishing school Farley joined the cast of the Second City Theatre, where he was discovered by producer, Lorne Michaels. He died of an accidental drug overdose on December 17, 1997, in Chicago, Illinois. [Source: by Jerome Pohlen, p.139]