Demetri Martin - 40 (Comedy Central genius.)
Molly Sims - 40 (Victoria's Secret model and James Caan's daughter on "Las Vegas".)
Jamie Kennedy - 43 ("The Jamie Kennedy Experiment", Randy Meeks in the "Scream" movies and the white rapper in "Malibu's Most Wanted". Now he's on "The Ghost Whisperer", AND he nails Jennifer Love Hewitt any time he wants to!!!)
Anne Heche - 44 (Ex-lesbian and nut case.)
KAREN VALENTINE - 65 ("Room 222" LEGEND. She played Alice Johnson brilliantly. She was a regular on the Hollywood squares too)
FRANK OZ!!! - 68 (LEGENDARY VOICE GENIUS!!! He's the voice of Fozzy Bear, Cookie Monster, Bert, Grover, Animal, Miss Piggy AND YODA.)
Sir Ian McKellen - 73 (Gandalf in "Lord of the Rings". Magneto in "X-Men". And Tom Hanks' "friend" in "The Da Vinci Code". Oh, Sir Ian happens to prefer peen to poon in real life. You're welcome.)
Dixie Carter - would have been 74 ("Designing Women" LEGEND. Her portrayal of Julia Sugarbaker will NEVER EVER be topped.cuz that was the nights the lights went out in GEORGIA!!!
1895 - OSCAR WILDE was convicted of a "morals charge" (he liked barely legal naked boys) in London and was sentenced to two years in prison.
1925 - JOHN T. SCOPES was indicted for teaching Darwin's Theory of Evolution. It was his case that became known as the SCOPES MONKEY TRIAL.
1935 - BABE RUTH hit the 714TH and final home run of his career, for the Boston Braves, in a game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. It was his third home run in that game and set a home run record that would stand for 39 YEARS
1962 - The Isley Brothers released "Twist and Shout."
1965 - Dave Davies (Kinks) was knocked unconscious when he careened into drummer Mick Avory's cymbal during a London concert.
1968 - The Rolling Stones released "Jumpin' Jack Flash."
1968 - The 1968 Monterey Pop Festival was canceled.
1969 - "MIDNIGHT COWBOY" hit theaters. It starred DUSTIN HOFFMAN and the debut of JON VOIGHT. The movie had an X RATING, but still managed to win the Oscar for Best Picture, making it the only X-rated movie to win an Oscar.
1969 - The Hollies recorded "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother" with Elton John on piano.
1969 - Led Zeppelin and the Who appeared together in concert at the Merriweather Post Pavilion.
1973 - Carole King performed in New York's Central Park. The show attracted an audience of 100,000.
1974 - Pam Morrison, Jim Morrison's widow, died of a drug overdose.
1977 "STAR WARS" was released in theaters!
1979 - AMERICA'S WORST DOMESTIC AIR DISASTER occurred when an American Airlines DC-10 crashed during takeoff at Chicago's O'Hare International, killing 275 people
1986 - An estimated 7 million Americans took part in "Hands Across America" to raise money for the hungry and homeless.
1988 - Debbie Gibson's "Foolish Beat" hit #1, making her the youngest artist to write, sing and produce a #1 hit. She was 17 years old at the time.
1991 - Randy Travis and Lib Hatcher were married.they are divorced now
1992 - JAY LENO made his debut as full-time host of the "Tonight Show", succeeding the legendary JOHNNY CARSON. Taking the very poor advice of Executive HELEN KUSHNICK 9 who is dead now and got fired) , Jay made no mention of Johnny Carson.
1992 - Khalil Rountree, tour manager for Boyz II Men, was shot and killed at a hotel in Chicago. The group was on tour with Hammer at the time of the incident.
1994 - Barbra Streisand postponed the first night of a six-night stand in Anaheim, CA. She had come down with viral laryngitis.
1996 - Bradley Nowell (Sublime) was found dead in his San Francisco motel room of a drug overdose at the age of 26.
1997 - Bob Dylan was admitted to a Los Angeles hospital with chest pains. As a result, his European tour was canceled.
2005 - CARRIE UNDERWOOD defeated BO BICE to become the fourth "American Idol"
2006 - KENNETH LAY and JEFFREY SKILLING, the top two guys from ENRON, were both CONVICTED of conspiracy to commit securities and wire fraud.
2007 - CHARLES NELSON REILLY one of the first OPENLY-GAY STARS died at the age of 76. (Some of you would remember him for his AWESOME work as a panelist on "Match Game". He was also a regular on "Hollywood Squares" and Johnny Carson's "Tonight Show". he was a gfited Director and mentored many young people.)