Why Famous: Smash-Up, the Story of a Woman (1947), My Foolish Heart (1949) and I Want to Live! (1958).
- 1944-07-23 Actress Susan Hayward (31) weds actor Jess Barker (32) at St. Thomas Church in Los Angeles, California
- 1954-08-18 Oscar-winning actress Susan Hayward (37) divorces actor Jess Barker (42) after nine years of marriage
- 1959-03-05 16th Golden Globes: "The Defiant Ones", David Niven, & Susan Hayward win
- 1959-04-06 31st Academy Awards: "Gigi", Susan Hayward & David Niven win