Jeff Cohen - 38 (Chunk in "The Goonies".)
Angela Kinsey - 41 (Dwight's tightly wound ex-girlfriend Angela on "The Office".)
Gary David Goldberg, Writer, producer ("Family Ties," "Spin City"), turns 68
June Lockhart, Actress ("Lassie," "Lost in Space"), turns 87
1630 - Massachusetts Governor John Winthrop introduced the TABLE FORK to America. (This should have been the END OF CHOPSTICKS, but it wasn't.)
1876 - General GEORGE CUSTER and 265 white men of the Seventh U.S. Cavalry were slaughtered by Sioux and Cheyenne Indians at the BATTLE OF LITTLE BIG HORN in Montana. The White Man was trying to move the Indians onto reservations . . . and Custer thought his men could handle the Indians without reinforcements. Umm..He was wrong.
1967 - THE BEATLES performed "All You Need Is Love" on live TV, for an audience of 200 million. The Rolling Stones and The Who were in the studio as part of the audience.
1977 - Park ranger Roy Sullivan was STRUCK BY LIGHTNING for a record SEVENTH TIME. He survived all the strikes then killed himself in 1983.
1977 - THE EMOTIONS' smash "Best Of My Love" hit #1 on the R&B charts. It did the same thing on the pop charts two months later.
1984 - JESSE JACKSON took a break from impregnating his mistress to secure the release of 48 U.S. and Cuban prisoners after meeting with President Fidel Castro in Cuba
1993 - "Sleepless In Seattle", starring TOM HANKS and MEG RYAN, was released.
1993 - For some reason, LYLE LOVETT married JULIA ROBERTS. He divorced her two years later and was wise enough to never remarry.
1997 - The great JACQUES COUSTEAU died in Paris at age 87.
1999 - After four failed marriages, JEAN-CLAUDE VAN DAMME REMARRIED his third wife Gladys Portugues, making her wife #3 AND #5. Today's the 11th Anniversary of their 2nd attempt at marriage. FYI: Jean-Claude Van Damme is only 5-foot-8.
2005 - JOHN FIEDLER, who was famous for doing the voice of "Winnie the Pooh's" Piglet, died at the age of 80 .one day after the voice of Tigger (Paul Winchell) died.
2006 - NICOLE KIDMAN married country singer KEITH URBAN.
2007 - The bodies of WWE rassler CHRIS BENOIT'S wife and child were found dead in their home after he murdered them before hanging himself.
2009 - FARRAH FAWCETT and MICHAEL JACKSON died within hours of each other. Farrah succumbed to cancer . . . and Michael surrendered his life to the negligence of Dr. Conrad Murray