Screen legend Dick Van Dyke was born in West Plains,
Missouri on this day in 1925. Best known for his roles in the musicals Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and Bye
Bye Birdie and for his starring roles in the Diagnoses Murder and his own sitcom, Dick Van Dyke shows. In Murder, he co-starred with his son Barry
Van Dyke. His most recent movie appearance was in Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.