--Ian Somerhalder - 35 ( hot hunky gorgeous Boone from "Lost". and now a Hot hunky gorgeous Damon Salvatore a VAMPIRE on Vampire Diaries. He says he was actually planning on buying a house in Hawaii during the filming of the show . . . but couldn't . . . because his character was unexpectedly KILLED OFF.
AnnaSophia Robb - 20 (Violet Beauregarde in "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", the girl who dies in "Bridge to Terabithia", and the chick with the dog in "Because of Winn-Dixie".
Ingrid Michaelson - 35 (Her songs pop up a lot on "Grey's Anatomy". You've most likely heard her hit "The Way I Am" plus her song "Keep Breathing" is the one they played in the season three finale when Sandra Oh's wedding fell apart.)
Dominic Monaghan - 37 (Drug-addicted Charlie on "Lost" and the hobbit Merry in the "Lord of the Rings" movies.
--BUSHWICK BILL!!! - 47 (Very fresh dwarf dancer-turned-rapper in the Geto Boys!!!)
--Teri Hatcher - 49
--Phil Collen - 56 (Def Leppard guitarist. Def Leppard's biggest albums include: 1983's "Pyromania", with "Photograph", "Rock of Ages" and "Foolin'" . . .)
-Kim Basinger - 60
Gregg Allman - 66 (He used to schtupp Cher. From 1989 to 1991, he schtupped with much younger pornographic prostitute "Savannah". He left her ass because she got too into drugs. Savannah took her own life in 1994, after damaging her face in a car accident.)
-- David Carradine -would have been 78 (Bill in "Kill Bill", Grasshoppa in "Kung Fu". He's also the half-brother of superstar Robert Carradine . . . who you may recall as Lewis Skolnick from "Revenge of the Nerds"!!!)
Jim Morrison - Would have been 67 - (1943 - 1971)
FLIP WILSON - Would have been 80 - (1933 - 1998)
SAMMY DAVIS, JR. - Would have been 88 - (1925 - 1990)
Here is a true performer.. When talent and charisma were a prerequisite for being a star.
AND THE LATE GREAT FLIP WILSON
1941 - The United States entered WORLD WAR TWO as Congress declared war on Japan . . . a day after their attack on PEARL HARBOR.
1952 - On "I LOVE LUCY" . . . a pregnancy was acknowledged on a TV show for the very first time.
1963 - 19-year-old FRANK SINATRA, JR. was "kidnapped" from Harrah's South Lodge in Lake Tahoe. After Frank Sr. paid a ransom of $240,000 in marked bills, police arrested two ex-classmates of Frank Jr.'s sister.(--It was discovered that Frank Sinatra, Jr. COOPERATED with his abductors in their sinister plot!!!)
1980 - JOHN LENNON was SHOT AND KILLED outside his New York City apartment building, The Dakota. MARK DAVID CHAPMAN, a former mental patient who had earlier that day asked for and received Lennon's autograph, was arrested and convicted for the killing. --He's still in prison. He's been eligible for parole several times, but he's been denied every time so far.)
1984 - "Captain Kangaroo" last aired on CBS after 29 years.
1991 - KIMBERLY BERGALIS, who got AIDS from her dentist, died in Fort Pierce, Florida, at age 23.
1999 - A jury in Memphis, Tennessee, hearing a lawsuit filed by the family of the REVEREND MARTIN LUTHER KING, found that the civil rights leader had been the victim of a VAST MURDER CONSPIRACY . . . NOT a lone killer.
2003 - The U.S. Supreme Court supported a ruling to allow ROSA PARKS to sue OUTKAST for using her name as the title of a song. Parks alleged that the use of her name violated her trademark rights and defamed her.
2003 - OZZY OSBOURNE broke his collarbone and several ribs and almost after crashing an ATV on the grounds of his Buckinghamshire, England, estate.
2004 - "DIMEBAG" DARRELL (ABBOTT) of DAMAGEPLAN was murdered when a crazed fan jumped on-stage and shot him at point blank range. The shooter killed three other people before he was taken out by the first cop to arrive on the scene.
Sara Bareilles - 34 ("Love Song" was practically inescapable a few years ago. )
Jennifer Carpenter - 34 (Dexter's sister, Detective Debra Morgan, on "Dexter". She was married in real life to the guy who plays Dexter, Michael C. Hall. byt she filed for divorce.
Terrell Owens - 40 (Used to be the biggest buthole in sports. Now that he's keeping his mouth shut and catching passes for the Cowboys..)
C. Thomas Howell - 47 (what happened?)
--Jeffrey Wright - 48 (Emmy-winning Coco dreamboat from "Angels in America". Since then, he's been in "The Manchurian Candidate", "Lackawanna Blues", "Syriana" and "Casino Royale".)
Priscilla Barnes - 58 (second blonde chick who played Jack and Janet's naughty nurse roommate on "Three's Company" . . . AFTER Suzanne Somers left.)
Tom Waits - 64
--Ellen Burstyn - 81 (Linda Blair's mom in "The Exorcist" and one of the "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood" chicks.--Although she's famous . . . she still manages to keep herself grounded. A few years ago, she left her wallet at home and went out into the streets of New York City to BEG people for money . . . just because she wanted to see what it was like.)
--Eli Wallach - 98 ("The Misfits", "The Magnificent Seven", "The Good the Bad & the Ugly". More recently, he played the liquor storeowner in "Mystic River".)
--Ted Knight - (1923 - 1986) (the awesome star who WAS Ted Baxter on the "Mary Tyler Moore Show", Judge Smails in "Caddyshack" and Cosmic Cow-drawing Henry Rush on "Too Close for Comfort" . . .we were friends in REAL life..
1842 - The New York Philharmonic gave its first concert.
1941 - The Japanese launched a surprise attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet at PEARL HARBOR . . . forcing the United States into World War Two
1963 - The Beatles appeared on the British TV show "Jukebox Jury."
1964 - Brian Wilson, of the Beach Boys,suffered a nervous breakdown on a flight from L.A. to Houston. The event led Wilson to stop touring with the group.
1966 - Nancy Sinatra appeared on "Frank Sinatra: A Man & His Music Part II" on CBS-TV.
1968 - Eric Burdon announced he would break-up the Animals after a December 22 concert at Newcastle City Hall. His intention was to go toCalifornia and start an acting career.
1969 - "Frosty The Snowman" first aired on TV. Frosty's voice was provided by comedian Jackie Vernon . . . who went on to star in the 1983 cinematic classic, "Microwave Massacre"!!!
1984 - Michael Jackson testified in Chicago, IL, that he wrote the song "The Girl is Mine," not an Illinois man. Jackson won the case.
1986 - Huey Lewis and the News sang the U.S. national anthem a capella before a San Francisco 49ers-New York Jets NFL football game at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, CA.
1991 - "Achtung Baby" by U2 debuted at No. 1 on Billboard's pop albums chart.
1993 - Guns N' Roses announced they would keep the tune written by Charles Manson "Look At Your Game, Girl" on their album, "The Spaghetti Incident?" The decision to keep the song came when the band learned that the royalties would go to the son of one of Manson's victims.
1996 - Jerry Lewis' white and red pinstriped devil suit was stolen from his dressing room at Shea's Performing Arts Center in Buffalo. Lewis needed the costume, valued at $9,000, to play the role of Satan in the musical Damn Yankees.
1997 - 82-year-old actor ANTHONY QUINN married his 30-SOMETHING secretary, Kathy Benvin, at a private ceremony in Naples, Florida, after fathering her two kids. They were together until his death in 2001.
1998 - Arturo Sandoval was granted U.S. citizenship after a six-year struggle with the Immigration and Naturalization Service.
2003 - Gritty soul singer MARY J. BLIGE married record producer Kendu Isaacs in a secret ceremony
Ulf Ekberg - 42 (Nordic stud in ACE OF BASE!!! .)
Judd Apatow - 45 writer/director of "Knocked Up" and "The 40-Year-Old Virgin".--He also produced "Anchor Man", "Kicking & Screaming", "Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby", "Superbad", "Walk Hard", "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" and "Pineapple Express".)
David Lovering - 51 (The drummer for The Pixies.)
Debbie Rowe - 54 (Michael Jackson's rented uterus.)
Peter Buck - 56 (Air-raging R.E.M. guitarist. R.E.M.'s biggest albums include: 1991's "Out of Time". . . with "Shiny Happy People" and "LOSING MY RELIGION" . . .)
<----Tom Hulce - 59 (The amazing title character in "Amadeus" . . . and Pinto in "Animal House..and boy has he aged"!!!)
Ryan White - (1971 - 1990) (the courageous and inspiring Young hemophiliac AIDS hero. Thank you Elton john for the Foundation)
Randy Rhoads - (1956 - 1982) (Quiet Riot and Ozzy Osbourne guitar genius.)
Ira Gershwin 12/6/1896 - 8/17/1983 American lyricist of Broadway musicals and films
Agnes Moorehead - (1900 - 1974) woulda been 111 yrs old. The truly Fabulous Samantha's mother, Endora, on "Bewitched".)
IN HONOR OF AGNES......ENDORA
345 AD - The real ST. NICHOLAS died. He secretly gave gifts to poor brides-to-be.
1849 - HARRIET TUBMAN escaped from slavery in Maryland.
1865 - The 13TH AMENDMENT, which ABOLISHED SLAVERY, was ratified.
1941 - PRESIDENT FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT appealed for peace to Emperor Hirohito of Japan. PEARL HARBOR was bombed the next day.
1960 - GENE AUTRY became the owner of Major League Baseball's Los Angeles Angels.
1964 - "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" first aired on NBC.
1969 - 300,000 fans attended "Woodstock West", a festival featuring Santana, Jefferson Airplane, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and the ROLLING STONES, at ALTAMONT SPEEDWAY in Livermore, California.
1975 - Viagra-addict BOB DOLE married the incredibly lucious ELIZABETH HANFORD. Today is their 37th anniversary. They'll most likely celebrate by Bob Dole popping' a little blue pill AND a chubby!
1979 - The first "STAR TREK" movie was released!!!
1985 - "SPIES LIKE US" hit theaters . . . starring theCHEVY CHASE and DAN AYKROYD.
1988 - The great ROY ORBISON died of a heart attack at age 52.
2000 - WERNER KLEMPERER (--Colonel Klink on "Hogan's Heroes") died in New York at age 80.
2003 - ELVIS COSTELLO married DIANA KRALL.
2003 - "Bachelorette" minx TRISTA REHN married RYAN SUTTER, becoming the first and only couple from either "The Bachelor" or "The Bachelorette" to actually stay together.
2003 - The IRS held a "seized possessions" auction of R&B star PEABO BRYSON'S belongings to pay off his $1.2 MILLION tax debt. Those belongings included two GRAMMY AWARDS for "Beauty and the Beast" and "A Whole New World" (the "Aladdin" theme song) and the keys to the city of Miami.
My baby Champers is 7 years old today.. my little rock full of unconditional love...
-Nick Stahl - 34 (John Connor in "Terminator 3" and Yellow Bastard in "Sin City". He was also on that short-lived but totally awesome HBO series, "Carnivale".)
--Johnny Rzeznik - 48 (hot hunky Goo Goo Dolls singer. Biggest albums: 1995's "A Boy Named Goo" featuring "Long Way Down" and the incredibly wussy "Name"; and 1998's "Dizzy Up the Girl". . . with "Black Balloon", "Iris" and "Slide".)
--Ty England - 50 (Country singer of "Should've Asked Her Faster".)
--Morgan Brittany - 62 (Katherine Wentworth on "Dallas".) (Real Ethnic Name: Suzanne Cupito.)
--Jim Messina - 66 (Loggins & Messina??? "Your Mama Don't Dance"
--Jose Carreras - 67 (The thinnest of the Three Tenors.)
--Little Richard - 81 (Will he ever come out miss Molly? HE IS THE KING!)
--WALT DISNEY - (1901 - 1966)
--General George Custer - (1839 - 1876) (Got his scalp handed to him by a Crazy Horse and his band of Indians.Karma.)
--Strom Thurmond - (1902 - 2003) (Classic Strom Thurmond quote [--spoken during his retirement speech in the Senate]: "I love all of you . . . especially your wives." Strom Thurmond was a dirty nasty racist old man.
HEre some Little richard to get you going this morning..
1791 - WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART died under mysterious circumstances at age 35. It may have been a kidney infection, or perhaps the trichinosis from eating bad pork.
1854- aron Allen of Boston PATENTED A FOLDING THEATER CHAIR.
1929 - THE FIRST U.S. NUDIST ORGANIZATION, THE AMERICAN LEAGUE FOR PHYSICAL CULTURE, OPENED IN NEW YORK CITY.
1933 - PROHIBITION ENDED at 5:32 P.M. as Utah became the 36th state to ratify the 21st Amendment. That one repealed the ridiculous 18th Amendment that had outlawed all booze for nearly 14 years.(You know you're an alcoholic when you'll pass an AMENDMENT TO AN AMENDMENT just to get a drink.)
1951 - The first PUSH BUTTON-CONTROLLED GARAGE opened in Washington, D.C.
1955 - The black community of Montgomery, Alabama, launched their "BUS BOYCOTT". Most of them couldn't afford cars and relied on the city buses, but for OVER A YEAR they refused to ride them (which was in response to the arrest of THE GREAT ROSA PARKS, who refused to give up her seat to a white man.)
1964 - "RINGO", BY LORNE GREENE, HIT #1 ON THE POP SINGLES CHART!
1968 - GRAHAM NASH quit the Hollies. Three days later, he announced the formation of CROSBY, STILLS & NASH.
1980 - JOHN LENNON gave what would be his LAST INTERVIEW. It was with "Rolling Stone" magazine and three days later he was shot and killed.
1992 - ICE CUBE'S album "The Predator", the one with "It Was A Good Day" and "Check Yo Self", debuted at #1 on both the pop and R&B charts . . . making him the first hardcore rapper to accomplish that feat.
1993 - DOUGLAS HOPKINS, the lead songwriter for the GIN BLOSSOMS, committed suicide at his home in Tempe, Arizona, at the age of 32. (--He'd been fired from the band the previous year due to his out-of-control boozing.)
2003 - GWYNETH PALTROW married COLDPLAY singer CHRIS MARTIN just five months before giving birth to their daughter, Apple. Today's their 8th anniversary.