Jessica Capshaw - 36 (Jamie, the blonde who interracially schtupped Eugene on "The Practice" . . . and bald "pre-cog" Evanna in "Minority Report". She's Kate Capshaw's daughter and Steven Spielberg's step-daughter. can we say NEPOTISM!)
Rhona Mitra - 36 (Se was the live model for Lara Croft in the "Tomb Raider" games. played Tara on "The Practice" and "Boston Legal", and she was the detective on "Nip/Tuck".)
Nikki Schieler Ziering - 41 (Superstar Ian Ziering's Playmate ex-wife. She is Officer Krystal in "American Wedding". She is also a Henchwoman in "Austin Powers in Goldmember".)
Thomas Lennon - 42 (The ambiguously gay Lieutenant Jim Dangle on "Reno 911!".)
Hoda Kotb, TV host ("Today 10 am edition"), turns 48
KURTIS BLOW - 53 (Old-school rapper. Biggest hits: "The Breaks", "Christmas Rappin'", or mine and my mom's favorite, "I'm Chillin'". Next biggest hit: Rock Bottom.)
Melanie Griffith - 55 (Possibly one of the most tragic plastic surgery victims of all time.)
David Steinberg, Comedian, turns 69
Whitney Elizabeth Houston would have been 49 (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) She once said CRACK IS WHACK. But its what took her back to JEEEZUZ.)
Robert Shaw - (1927 - 1978) (Quint in "Jaws".)
1969 Actress Sharon Tate and four other people were found murdered in Los Angeles; cult leader Charles Manson and a group of his followers were later convicted of the crim
1974 - TRICKY DICK NIXON became the first President to resign from office. Vice President GERALD FORD was sworn in.
1988 - PRESIDENT REAGAN nominated LAURO CAVAZOS as Secretary of Education, THE FIRST LATINO TO SERVE IN THE CABINET.
1989 - "The Abyss" was released. It was written and directed by JAMES CAMERON.
1991 - RICK JAMES pled innocent to charges that he imprisoned, tortured and sexually assaulted a woman in his California home including BURNING HER WITH HIS CRACK PIPE. He was convicted anyway, and served two years of a five-year prison sentence.
1995 - Grateful Dead lead stoner JERRY GARCIA died of a heart attack while undergoing drug rehabilitation in San Francisco. He was only 53.
1996 - Fifteen years after "Escape from New York", KURT RUSSELLreturned to the role of Snake Plissken for the release of the sequel, "Escape From L.A.".
2000 - Bridgestone/Firestone announced it was RECALLING SIX-AND A-HALF MILLION TIRES that'd been implicated in hundreds of accidents and at least 46 deaths.
2000 - MICHAEL IRVIN was arrested for possession of less than two ounces of marijuana.
2003 - GREGORY HINES died of liver cancer at the age of 57.
2004 - DONALD DUCK received the 2,257th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
2008 - BERNIE MAC died unexpectedly of heart failure during a bout of pneumonia. He was only 50. Bernie's widow is now suing his doctor for wrongful death.
2010 Former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, 86, the longest serving Republican in the U.S. Senate, was killed in a plane crash in southwestern Alaska.