Happy Birthday to one of the best Presidents Ever.....
JOHN STAMOS - 49 ( he could be my Uncle Jesse anytime- any place anyhow!)
Jonathan Frakes - 60 (Commander Riker on "Star Trek: The Next Generation".)
Diana Muldaur - 74 (was Doctor Pulaski on "Star Trek: The Next Generation".)
Matthew Perry - 43 (Chandler on "Friends" and a few cancelled pilots . . . that's about it.)
Peter Gallagher - 57 (Sandy Cohen on "The O.C.". He was also the real estate agent in "American Beauty" who gave his business to Annette Bening REAL good. I remeber him from teh IDOL MAKER)
John Deacon - 61 (Bassist for Queen.)
Ian Gillan - 67 (Deep Purple's lead singer AND Jesus in the ORIGINAL cast recording of "Jesus Christ Superstar".)
Fred Thompson - 70 (Senator-turned-actor turned GOP jerk He WAS the D.A. on "Law & Order" but he quit the show to briefly run for president and fizzled out)
Johnny Nash - 72 ("I Can See Cleeeeaaaarly Now The Raaaaain Is Gone . . .")
Willie Shoemaker - (1931 - 2003) (Legendary jockey.)
Orville Wright - (1871 - 1948)
Ogden Nash - (1902 - 1971) (Witty poet who came up with "Candy is dandy, but
liquor is quicker.")
1960 A tribunal in Moscow convicted American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers of espionage.
1969 Jazz trumpeter Miles Davis began three days of recording sessions that yielded the album "Bitches Brew."
1976 President Gerald R. Ford won the Republican presidential nomination at the party's national convention in Kansas City.
1977 Comedian Groucho Marx died at age 86.
1994 President Bill Clinton halted the nation's three-decade open-door policy for Cuban refugees.
1996 A judge sentenced former Arkansas Gov. Jim Guy Tucker to four years' probation for his Whitewater crimes.
2004 The Internet search engine Google went public.
2005 A Texas jury found pharmaceutical giant Merck & Co. liable for the death of a man who'd taken the once-popular painkiller Vioxx.
2010 A federal grand jury indicted retired baseball player Roger Clemens for allegedly lying to Congress about steroid use. (Clemens' trial this year ended in a mistrial.)
2010 The last American combat brigade exited Iraq, seven years and five months after the U.S.-led invasion began.