Dean Cain - 48 (Dean demolished Brooke Shields' hymen faster than a speeding bullet. He deflowered her when they were both horny students at Yale.) (True. Swear!)
J.K. Rowling - 49 ( British writer who gave us "Harry Potter" . . . and who is now RICHER THAN THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND. It's probably no coincidence that in the books, Harry's birthday is also July 31st.)
Wesley Snipes - 52 (Tax cheat.Actor and did Drag once)
Michael Biehn - 58 (Kyle in "The Terminator", Corporal Hicks in "Aliens", the sheriff in "Planet Terror" AND he is Val Kilmer's "huckleberry", Johnny Ringo, in "Tombstone". I saw him first ina movie called THE FAN i saw him first ina movie with Lauren BaCall)
Alan Autry - 62 (Captain Bubba Skinner on "In The Heat Of The Night" and he was the mayor of Fresno, California, from 2001 to January of this year.)
Barry Van Dyke - 63 (Detective Steve Sloan on "Diagnosis Murder". His father is a Dick. Literally. Dick Van Dyke).)
Gary Lewis - 69 (Son of Jerry Lewis, and leader of Gary Lewis & The Playboys. Biggest hits: 1965's "This Diamond Ring" and 1966's "Everybody Loves A Clown".)
George Liberace - (1911 - 1983) (Liberace's brother. Liberace's real name was Wladziu Valentino Liberace. He and his mad piano skills were taken from us in 1987 by the AIDS.)
Ted Cassidy - (1932 - 1979) (Lurch on "The Addams Family" TV series.)
1928 - "LEO THE LION" roared for the first time at the beginning of MGM's first "talking" movie, "White Shadows In The South Seas". There was only ONE WORD of dialogue in the entire film . . . that word was "Hello."
1792 - The cornerstone of the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia, PA, was laid. It was the first building to be used only as a U.S. government building.
1928 - MGM’s Leo the lion roared for the first time. He introduced MGM’s first talking picture, "White Shadows on the South Seas."
1932 - Enzo Ferrari retired from racing. In 1950 he launched a series of cars under his name
1969 - A Russian police chief reported that thousands of Moscow telephone booths were broken by raging Ruskie thieves who STOLE PHONE PARTS in order to CONVERT THEIR ACOUSTIC GUITARS TO ELECTRIC. Rock & Roll Forever, comrades.
1972 Democratic vice-presidential candidate Thomas Eagleton withdrew from the ticket with George McGovern following disclosures that Eagleton had once undergone psychiatric treatment.
1977 The "Son of Sam" killer claimed his last victims when he shot and killed Stacy Moskowitz, 20, and seriously wounded her date as they sat in a parked car in Brooklyn, N.Y. (David Berkowitz was arrested less than two weeks later. He is serving six sentences of 25 years to life.)
1984 - The U.S. MEN'S GYMNASTICS TEAM upset China to win the team gold medal at the L.A. Summer Olympics. They won thanks to perfect 10 performances by TIM DAGGETT, BART CONNER and MANTASTIC MITCH GAYLORD.
1991 - PRESIDENT BUSH and Soviet President MIKHAIL GORBACHEV signed the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty in Moscow. They used pens made of metal from nuclear missiles that were destroyed under a 1987 treaty.
1995 - The WALT DISNEY COMPANY agreed to acquire CAPITAL CITIES-ABC in a $19 BILLION deal
1997 - In New York City, NY, police seized five bombs believed to be bound for terrorist attacks on city subways.
1998 - Nicolas Cage received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
2008 Scientists reported the Phoenix spacecraft had confirmed the presence of frozen water in Martian soil.
2009 Three American tourists were arrested by Iran on suspicion of espionage during what their families have said was a simple hiking trip along the Iraq-Iran border. (One was released on bail, the others remain in Iranian custody.)
2010 - ALICIA KEYS married producer SWIZZ BEATZ on the island of Corsica. She was plump with fetus at the time, and gave birth in October.