National Guard Armory in Washington, D.C. At President John F. Kennedy's inaugural gala, she and her husband, Tony Curtis, appeared in a husband and wife comedy sketch. After Tony Curtis mentions President Kennedy's victory in the electoral college, Janet Leigh replies "The electoral college? I thought he went to Harvard."
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There's a difference in product. I mean, Boys Don't Cry
(1999) would never have been made when -- when we were younger.
She was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree at University of the Pacific in Stockton, California on May 14, 2004. She delivered an inspirational speech to graduating students, faculty, and administrators in accepting her award. Author Maxine Hong Kingston
and US Solicitor General Ted Olson
were also awarded honorary degrees on the same day.