President-elect Joe Biden celebrates his 78th birthday Friday.
On Jan. 20, Biden will become the oldest person ever to serve as president. The previous holder of that record, Ronald Reagan, did not turn 78 until after he left office. President Trump would have also turned 78 at the end of a second term.
When Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was born on this day in 1942, World War II raged. Franklin D. Roosevelt was in his third term as president, with one more still to go. Errol Flynn was a Hollywood heartthrob. Bambi was a brand new film released that year. Big-band leader Glenn Miller was the