Lauren Lee Smith, Actress ("CSI"), turns 32
Zoe Saldana - 34 (She was the Uhura in the new "Star Trek" and gave the voice, movement and basic facial inspiration to Neytiri, the main blue chick in "Avatar".)
Paula Abdul - 50 (The first judge to make an exodus from "American Idol".and one of the first to get axed off "The X Factor") Today she will be getting her AARP card
Kathleen Turner - 58 ("Romancing the Stone"; the voice of sexy Jessica Rabbit in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?"; and Chandler's burly, cross-dressing dad on "Friends". These days she's got a recurring role on "Californication" and just finished BROADWAY.)
Phylicia Rashad - 64 (Claire Huxtable on "The Cosby Show". Phylicia's first husband was Victor Willis the original cop from the Village People! can we have a YMCAAAAA)
Salman Rushdie - 65 (Author of "Satanic Verses", which lead to death threats from Ayatollah Khomeini. )
Paul Dano - 28 (The older brother in "Little Miss Sunshine". He's the one who doesn't say a word until almost the end of the movie.)
Dirk Nowitzki - 34 (German NBA superstar with the Dallas Mavericks who was the first European-born player to ever get the NBA's Most Valuable Player award.)
Poppy Montgomery - 40 (Australian actress best known as Samantha on "Without A Trace".)
'Brian "Head" Welch - 41 (Former Korn guitarist, who left the band for religion.)
Mia Sara - 45 (Ferris' girlfriend Sloane in "Ferris Bueller's Day Off". She's had bit parts here and there since then, but nothing even CLOSE to that
Mark DeBarge - 53 (Trumpet [slash] sax player in DeBarge.)
Ann Wilson - 62 Heart singer. She's the brunette not on Jenny Criag. Her sister Nancy is the skinny blonde..)
Gena Rowlands, Actress, turns 82 We love her! THE NOTEBOOK.. hello? and many more awesome films
Louis Jourdan - 90 (The villain in "Octopussy", "Swamp Thing", and uh . . . "Return of Swamp Thing"!!!)
Lou Gehrig - (1903 - 1941) (Baseball legend. He held the record for most consecutive games played, at 2,130 . . . until Cal Ripken Jr. beat that. But does Cal Ripken Jr. have a DISEASE named after him? Didn't think so. It ain't called Cal-mydia.)
PAT BUTTRAM (June 19, 1915 – January 8, 1994) would have been 95 he was Mr. Haney on Green Acres and gene Autreys Sidekick
Guy Lombardo 6/19/1902 - 11/5/1977 Canadian-born American dance-band leader
1953 - Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, NY. They had been convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviet Union.
1958 - In Washington, DC, nine entertainers refused to answer a congressional committee's questions on communism.
1961 - Kuwait regained complete independence from Britain.
1961 - The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a provision in Maryland's constitution that required state officeholders to profess a belief in God.
1973 - The stage production of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" opened in London.
1973 - Gordie Howe left the NHL to join his sons Mark and Marty in the WHA (World Hockey League).
1976 - During three days of violence, black student protestors were massacred in Soweto, South Africa.
1978 - Garfield was in newspapers around the U.S. for the first time.
1981 - "Superman II" set the all-time, one-day record for theater box-office receipts when it took in $5.5 million.
1981 - The European Space Agency sent two satellites into orbit from Kourou, French Guiana.
1983 - Lixian-nian was chosen to be China's first president since 1969.
1986 - University of Maryland basketball star Len Bias died of a cocaine-induced seizure.
1987 - The U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Louisiana law that required that schools teach creationism.
1989 - The movie "Batman" premiered.
1997 - William Hague became the youngest leader of Britain's Conservative party in nearly 200 years.
1998 - Gateway was fined more than $400,000 for illegally shipping personal computers to 16 countries subject to U.S. export controls.
1998 - A study released said that smoking more than doubles risks of developing dementia and Alzheimer's.
1998 - Switzerland's three largest banks offered $600 million to settle claims they'd stolen the assets of Holocaust victims during World War II. Jewish leaders called the offer insultingly low.
1999 - Stephen King was struck from behind by a mini-van while walking along a road in Maine.
1999 - The Dallas Stars won their first NHL Stanley Cup by defeating the Buffalo Sabres in the third overtime of game six.
2000 - The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a group prayer led by students at public-school football games violated the 1st Amendment's principle that called for the separation of church and state.