LUCILLE BALL - (1911 - 1989) comic genius would have been 101 today
SOLEIL MOON FRYE - 36 ("Punky Brewster".) T. She had to have her boobies reduced . . . to a C-CUP . . . because they were TOO HUGE.)
Geri Halliwell - 40 (Ginger Spice.)
M. Night Shama-Lama-Ding-Dong Shyamalan- 42 (--Shyamalan, if you want to get technical.) (Writer / Director of "The Sixth Sense", "Unbreakable", "Signs", "The Village", the complete disaster known as "Lady in the Water" and the slightly less-disastrous "The Happening".)
Stepfanie Kramer - 56 (Detective Dee Dee McCall on "Hunter".)
Catherine Hicks - 61 (was Mother Annie Camden on "7th Heaven", and the mom, Karen Barclay, in the original "Child's Play".)
Dorian Harewood - 62 (Private Eightball in "Full Metal Jacket".)
Andy Warhol 8/6/1928 - 2/22/1987 American artist best known for initiating the Pop art movement
Robert Mitchum 8/6/1917 - 7/1/1997 American motion-picture star
Louella Parsons 8/6/1881 - 12/9/1972 American journalist and movie columnist
1890 The electric chair was used for the first time, to execute a convicted murderer at Auburn State Prison in New York.
1965 The album "Help!" by the Beatles was released.
1998 Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky testified before a grand jury about her relationship with President Bill Clinton.
2001 President George W. Bush received a memo entitled "Bin Laden Determined To Strike in U.S." as part of his daily intelligence briefing.
2008 The government declared that Army scientist Bruce Ivins was solely responsible for the anthrax attacks that killed five in 2001. (Ivins had committed suicide on July 29.)
2008 A U.S. military jury convicted Osama bin Laden's former driver, Salim Hamdan, of supporting terrorism in the first war crimes trial at Guantanamo Bay.
2009 Sonia Sotomayor was confirmed as the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice by a Senate vote of 68-31.