Willow Smith - 11 (Every time she whips her hair back and forth, an angel loses it wings)
VANILLA ICE!!! - (Rob Van Winkle) 45 (The "Surreal Life 2"!!! Drafted the blueprint Kevin Federline is using to build his ladder to the PINNACLE OF HIP-HOP.) (He also did NOT sample Freddie Mercury and David Bowie's "Under Pressure" for his smash hit "Ice Ice Baby". There's a difference in the bassline!) His latest gig is remodeling houses on a show called "The Vanilla Ice Project", which is on the DIY Network
--Peter Jackson - 51 (Unkempt director of the "Lord of the Rings" movies and the pretty but pointless "King Kong" remake. His next flick is a movie version of the novel "The Lovely Bones". Right now he's PRODUCING a two-movie version of "The Hobbit" which will be directed by Guillermo del Toro.)
Eddie Kaye Thomas - 32 (Finch in the "American Pie" movies. was Jeff Woodcock in Brad Garrett's canceleed sitcom, "'Til Death".)
LINN BERGGREN!!! - 42 (Chick in ACE OF BASE!!! They reunited last year and are currently on a WORLD TOUR.)
Piper Perabo - 36 ("Coyote Ugly" Chick. . . who also plays the oldest daughter in the pointless"Cheaper by the Dozen" movies.)
Annabella Lwin - 47 (Bow Wow Wow's singer. "I Want Candy".)
Darryl Worley - 47 (Country singer.)
Rob Schneider - 49 ("SNL" alumnus. "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo". And he WAS "The Animal".)
Mikkey Dee - 49 (Drummer in MOTÖRHEAD.)
Dermot Mulroney - 49 ("My Best Friend's Wedding" with Julia Roberts AND "The Wedding Date" with Debra Messing. He was married to "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" minx Catherine Keener, but now they're divorced.)
Larry Mullen Jr. - 51 (Drummer in U2.)
Brian Stokes Mitchell turns 55 years old today.
Xavier Roberts - 57 (He made a gazillion dollars inventing CABBAGE PATCH KIDS. Each doll is either hand signed or has his signature stamped on the left buttock.)
Jane Pauley - 63 (Former "Dateline NBC" anchor-minx.)
David Ogden Stiers - 69 (Major Charles Emerson Winchester the Third on "M*A*S*H" . . . and John Cusack's dad in the totally underrated '80s teen comedy "Better Off Dead"!!!)
Dan Rather - 81
Michael Collins - 82 (During Apollo 11, he stayed in the ship while Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon. WEAK.)
Barbara Bel Geddes - Would have been 90 - (1922 - 2005) - (Sexy Miss Ellie on "Dallas".)
Bernard Edwards - (1952 - 1996) (Bassist in Chic. "Le Freak".)
Dale Evans - (1912 - 2001) (She was married at 14, a mother at 15 and divorced at 17. She later became Roy Rogers' co-star, then wife. She wrote Roy's theme song "Happy Trails to You" . . . AND "The Bible Tells Me So". She liked to get-it-on in the saddle.)
Michael Landon - (1936 - 1991) - ("Bonanza", "Little House on the Prairie" AND "I Was a Teenage Werewolf". Keeper of the manliest mane of hair in Hollywood history. (Real name: Eugene Maurice Orowitz.)
Brian Piccolo - (1943 - 1970) - (Chicago Bears running back who died of cancer in the middle of his career. The movie of the week about his life, "Brian's Song", made grown men cry all over the USA .and starred BILLY DEE WILLIAMS as Gale Sayers, Brian Piccolo's real-life roommate.)
John Candy - (1950 - 1994) (He was only 43 but very chubby. "Who's Harry Crumb" WILL one day be regarded as the classic that it is.)
Ethel Waters 10/31/1896 - 9/1/1977 American jazz and blues singer and film actress
ON THIS DAY......
1926 - HARRY HOUDINI found the one thing he couldn't escape . . . DEATH. He died in a Detroit hospital of gangrene and peritonitis, resulting from a ruptured appendix following a punch to the stomach.
1970 - LORETTA LYNN'S signature song, "Coal Miner's Daughter", first hit the charts.
1970 - MICHELLE PHILLIPS of the MAMAS & PAPAS got very high on the giggle-weed . . . and married DENNIS HOPPER. They divorced eight DAYS later.
1976 - "Carrie" was released . . . starring SISSY SPACEK as a deadly telekinetic teen.
1980 - BOW WOW WOW singer ANNABELLA LWIN celebrated her 15th birthday by playing a concert at London's Rainbow Theatre. On stage with her was a background singer known as LIEUTENANT LUSH . who went on to become our BOY GEORGE.
1986 - For the first time, Universal Studios opened at night so they could present Halloween Horror Night, which included appearances by Dracula, The Mummy, The Creature from the Black Lagoon . . . and RICK DEES!
1988 - DEBBIE GIBSON held a séance to contact LIBERACE and SID VICIOUS.
1992 - 350 years after GALILEO'S death, POPE JOHN PAUL THE SECOND formally proclaimed that the Roman Catholic Church had ERRED in condemning him for claiming that the Earth was NOT the center of the universe.
1993 - 23-year-old RIVER PHOENIX did himself a "speed-ball", collapsed, and died outside the Viper Room, a Hollywood club that was then-owned by JOHNNY DEPP.
1993 - TUPAC SHAKUR was arrested for allegedly shooting two off-duty Atlanta policemen during a late-night argument. The charges were dropped after witnesses testified that Tupac shot the cops in SELF-DEFENSE.
1998 - A genetic study was released, suggesting THOMAS JEFFERSON did in fact father at least one INTERRACIAL LOVE CHILD with his beautiful black slave SALLY HEMINGS.
1998 - KISS kicked off their "Psycho Circus" tour with a Halloween extravaganza in L.A. Their opening act was the SMASHING PUMPKINS. Since it was Halloween and all, the Pumpkins came dressed up as THE BEATLES. But better yet, KISS came as KISS. (The concert was also the first to be presented with a 3-D viewing screen. When KISS took the stage, mantastic singer PAUL STANLEY put his blossoming crotchal bulge up to the 3-D camera and said, "It looks bigger this way, don't it???"
2002 - ROB ZOMBIE married SHERI MOON, who had posed naked on the cover of his 1999 album "American Made Music to Strip By". (He cast her in his two "House of 1,000 Corpses" movies and in his "Halloween" remake. Today's their 6th wedding anniversary.)