Alan Oppenheimer - 84 (Dr. Rudy Wells on "The Bionic Woman" and "The Six Million Dollar Man
David Birney, Actor, turns 75
Dan Frischman - 55 (He WAS Arvid on "Head of the Class".)
Jan Hooks is 56.
George Lopez is 53. (Called Kirstie Alley a Pig. He once smacked Carlos Mencia for stealing his material. got a kdiney from from his wife then divorced her
Melina Kanakaredes, Actress ("CSI: NY"), turns 47
Barry Watson - 40 (Sexy cross-dresser in "Sorority Boys", and the oldest son,
Matt Camden, on "7th Heaven". His last gig was playing Samantha's ex-boyfriend
Todd on "Samantha Who?"
Taio Cruz - 30 (The brotha who sings "Break Your Heart".)
Dev Patel (Slumdog Millionaire) is 24.
HERVÉ VILLECHAIZE - (1943 - 1993) (TATTOO ON "FANTASY ISLAND".)
Sandra Dee - Would have been 72 (1942 - 2005) (The original "Gidget".)
Roy Orbison - (1936 - 1988)
William Shakespeare - (1564 - 1616)
1789 President-elect George Washington and his wife moved into the first executive mansion, the Franklin House in New York City.
1963 - Jan & Dean recorded "Surf City."
1965 - The Rolling Stones began their third North American tour with a show at the Forum in Montreal.
1975 - Peter Ham (Badfinger) hung himself in his London garage at the age of 27.
1978 - Sid Vicious filmed his rendition of Paul Anka's "My Way" for the Sex Pistols' film "The Great Rock n' Roll Swindle."
1981 - Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins reunited in Stuttgart, Germany and recorded "The Survivors."
1985 - Liberace first appeared on the TV soap opera "Another World". He also was a guest VJ on MTV later in the afternoon.
1985 The Coca-Cola Co. announced it was changing its secret formula for Coke. (Negative public reaction forced the company to revert to the original version.)
1987 - Carole King sued record company owner Lou Adler for breach of contract. King asked $400,000 in royalties the rights to her old recordings.
1988 - Prince released the song "Alphabet St."
1991 - Johnny Thunder died of a drug overdose at the age of 38.
1997 - The Four Tops received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
1998 James Earl Ray, who confessed to assassinating the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1968 but later insisted he was framed, died at age 70.
2004 President George W. Bush eased sanctions against Libya in return for Moammar Gadhafi's giving up weapons of mass destruction.