A daily note on some event in the history of mystery fiction.
Sunday, March 29, 2015
3/29/1959 Some Like It Hot
March 29, 1959. On this date Billy Wilder's classic comedy Some Like It Hot was released. Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon starred as two musicians who accidentally witnessed a mob killing and have to go on the run in drag. Among the other members of the all-girl band: Sugar Kane, played by Marilyn Monroe.
The flick was nominated for six Oscars and won one.