A few then and now Pics...Today!
David Hernandez - 29 (The male stripper who was one of the three Davids who made the Final 12 in Season Seven of "American Idol". He was also the first of the Final 12 to get voted off. he wanders around my LA FITNESS gym talking on his cell phone now and basks in the sea of obscurity.)
Colin Farrell - 36 ("Master Swordsman" and total hunk. I'd hit it!)
Darryl McDaniels - 48 (D.M.C. of Run-D.M.C.)
COREY HART- 50 (Remember "Sunglasses At Night"? REMEMBER THE '80S)
Lea Thompson - 51 ("Caroline in the City" and Michael J. Fox's "Back to the Future" MILF.When Michael went into the past, he had a chance to schtupp HIS OWN MOM. I wonder what would have happened if he did.
Chris Elliott - 52 (Superstar of "Everybody Loves Raymond", "Late Nig ht with David Letterman" AND "Cabin Boy". His short-lived TV series, "Get A Life", was EXCELLENT. If only because several episodes ended with him DYING.)
Susie Essman - 57 (plays Susie, Jeff's abrasive, cursing wife on "Curb Your Enthusiasm".)
Joe Namath - 69 (Hall-of-Fame quarterback and Hall-of-Fame playboy.)
Peter Yarrow - 74 (The Peter in Peter, Paul and Mary.)
Clint Eastwood - 81. One helluva a gorgeous man
Johnny PayCheck - Would have been 74 - (1938 - 2003) (Country LEGEND who did "Take This Job and Shove It". He also did two years in PRISON for shooting a man at a bar in 1985.)
Prince Rainier of Monaco - Would have been 89 - (1923 - 2005) (Made Grace Kelly the first American Princess when they married in 1956. Together they made Princess Caroline, Prince Albert and Princess Stephanie.)
Don Ameche - (1908 - 1993) (Great actor in "Cocoon" AND "Trading Places".)
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale - (1898 - 1993) (Author of one of the best "self-help books" of all-time, "The Power of Positive Thinking". i actually met him once and he was the most Negative person I ever met.)
Walt Whitman - (1819 - 1892) (Classic American poet. "Leaves of Grass" ring a bell? "O Captain! My Captain!"? No? Read them and look for the gay subtext. Just because you slacked in high school doesn't mean you can't read stuff now.)
1859 - In London, Big Ben went into operation. The name Big Ben initially referred to the bell inside the tower but later came to the refer to the tower.
1879 - New York's Madison Square Garden opened.
1884 - Dr. John Harvey Kellogg patented "flaked cereal."
1955 - The U.S. Supreme Court ordered that all states must end racial segregation "with all deliberate speed."
1961 - South Africa became an independent republic.
1962 - Adolf Eichmann was hanged in Israel. Eichmann was a Gestapo official and was executed for his actions in the Nazi Holocaust.
1970 - An earthquake in Peru killed tens of thousands of people.
1974 - Israel and Syria signed an agreement on the Golan Heights.
1977 - The trans-Alaska oil pipeline was finished after 3 years of construction.
1979 - Zimbabwe proclaimed its independence.
1990The sitcom "Seinfeld" premiered on NBC.
1994 - The U.S. announced it was no longer aiming long-range nuclear missiles at targets in the former Soviet Union.
1995 - Bob Dole singled out Time Warner for "the marketing of evil" in movies and music. Dole later admitted that he had not seen or heard much of what he had been criticizing.
2003 - In North Carolina, Eric Robert Rudolph was captured. He had been on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted list for five years for several bombings including the 1996 Olympic bombing
2005 Former FBI official W. Mark Felt stepped forward as "Deep Throat," the secret Washington Post source that helped bring down President Richard M. Nixon during the Watergate scandal
2009 Dr. George Tiller, a provider of late-term abortions, was shot and killed in a Wichita, Kan., church. (Gunman Scott Roeder was later convicted and sentenced to life in prison.)