- George Zimmerman will not be charged in domestic dispute
- Russian officials press bilateral U.S. trade deal
- Selfies at Funerals blog creator retires after Obama flub: ‘Our work here is done’
- New Obama adviser Podesta is against Keystone but will steer clear of pipeline deliberations
- 40 Australian adults, children found in ‘one of the worst accounts of incest ever made public’
- Venezuela’s Maduro calls on student ‘price vigilantes’ to hit the streets, report businesses
- Atheists smug as Hindus join Satanists to demand display at Oklahoma Statehouse
- Bow before Valkyrie, NASA’s ‘superhero robot’ entry in DARPA challenge
- 10-year-old Pennsylvania boy suspended for pretend bow-and-arrow shooting
- Tea partyers turn on Capitol Hill budget deal
Celeb birthdays for the week of July 15-21
Question of the Day
July 15: Actor Alex Karras ("Webster") is 77. Actor Ken Kercheval ("Dallas") is 77. Actor Patrick Wayne is 73. Actor Jan-Michael Vincent is 68. R&B singer Millie Jackson is 68. Guitarist-singer Peter Lewis of Moby Grape is 67. Singer Linda Ronstadt is 66. Drummer Artimus Pyle (Lynyrd Skynyrd) is 64. Actor Terry O'Quinn is 60. Drummer Marky Ramone (The Ramones) is 56. Guitarist Joe Satriani is 56. Actor Willie Aames ("Eight Is Enough," "Charles in Charge") is 52. Model Kim Alexis is 52. Actress Lolita Davidovich is 51. Actor-director Forest Whitaker is 51. Actress Brigitte Nielsen is 49. Drummer Jason Bonham is 46. Actor Kristoff St. John ("The Young and the Restless") is 46. Singer Stokley of Mint Condition is 45. Actor-comedian Eddie Griffin ("Malcolm and Eddie") is 44. Bassist Chi Cheng of Deftones is 42. Actor Scott Foley ("Felicity") is 40. Actor Brian Austin Green is 39. Rapper Jim Jones is 36. Actress Lana Parrilla ("Swingtown") is 35. Guitarist Ray Toro of My Chemical Romance is 35. Singer Kia Thornton of Divine is 31. Actor Tristan Wilds ("90210") is 23.
July 16: Singer William Bell is 73. Actor-singer Ruben Blades is 64. Drummer Stewart Copeland of The Police is 60. Dancer Michael Flatley ("Lord of the Dance") is 54. Actress Phoebe Cates is 49. Actor Daryl "Chill" Mitchell ("Ed") is 47. Actor Will Ferrell is 45. Actress Rain Pryor ("Head of the Class") is 43. Actor Corey Feldman is 41. Singer-guitarist Ed Kowalczyk of Live is 41. Singer Ryan McCombs of Drowning Pool is 38. Actress Jayma Mays ("Glee") is 33. Actress AnnaLynne McCord ("Nip/Tuck") is 25. Actor-singer James Maslow ("Big Time Rush") is 22. Actor Mark Indelicato ("Ugly Betty") is 18.
July 17: Comedian Phyllis Diller is 95. Actor Donald Sutherland is 77. Actress-singer Diahann Carroll is 77. Guitarist Spencer Davis of the Spencer Davis Group is 70. Bassist Geezer Butler of Black Sabbath is 63. Actress Lucie Arnaz is 61. Actor David Hasselhoff is 60. Bassist Fran Smith Jr. of The Hooters is 60. Singer Regina Belle is 49. Country singer Craig Morgan is 48. Bassist Lou Barlow (Dinosaur Jr., Sebadoh, Folk Implosion) is 46. Christian singer Susan Ashton is 45. Actor Andre Royo ("The Wire") is 44. Actress Bitty Schram ("Monk") is 44. R&B singer JC of PM Dawn is 41. Country singer Luke Bryan is 36. Actor Mike Vogel ("The Help") is 33. Actor Brando Eaton ("Dexter") is 26. Singer Jeremih is 25.
July 18: Director Paul Verhoeven ("Basic Instinct," "Showgirls") is 74. Singer Brian Auger is 73. Singer Dion DiMucci is 73. Actor James Brolin is 72. Blues guitarist Lonnie Mack is 71. Singer Martha Reeves of Martha and the Vandellas is 71. Guitarist Wally Bryson of The Raspberries is 63. Country singer Ricky Skaggs is 58. Actress Audrey Landers ("Dallas") is 56. Drummer Nigel Twist of The Alarm is 54. Actress Elizabeth McGovern is 51. Keyboardist John Hermann of Widespread Panic is 50. Actor Vin Diesel is 45. Actor Eddie Matos ("All My Children") is 40. Rapper M.I.A. is 37. Guitarist Daron Malakian of System of a Down and of Scars on Broadway is 37. Drummer Tony Fagenson of Eve 6 is 34. Actress Kristen Bell ("Gossip Girl," "Veronica Mars") is 32. Singer Ryan Cabrera is 30. Drummer Aaron Gillespie of Underoath is 29. Actor Chace Crawford is 27.
July 19: Country singer George Hamilton IV is 75. Singer Vikki Carr is 72. Musician Commander Cody is 68. Actor George Dzundza is 67. Singer-bassist Alan Gorrie of Average White Band is 66. Guitarist Brian May of Queen is 65. Guitarist Bernie Leadon (Eagles, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) is 65. Actress Beverly Archer ("Major Dad, "Mama's Family") is 64. Actor Peter Barton ("Sunset Boulevard," "Burke's Law") is 56. Drummer Kevin Haskins (Bauhaus, Love and Rockets) is 52. Actor Campbell Scott is 51. Actor Anthony Edwards is 50. Actress Clea Lewis ("Ellen") is 47. Singer Urs Buhler of Il Divo is 41. Drummer Jason McGerr of Death Cab for Cutie is 38. Actor Jared Padalecki ("Supernatural," "Gilmore Girls") is 30.
July 20: Rockabilly singer Sleepy LaBeef is 77. Actress Diana Rigg ("The Avengers") is 74. Bassist John Lodge of the Moody Blues is 69. Country singer T.G. Sheppard is 68. Singer Kim Carnes is 67. Guitarist Carlos Santana is 65. Drummer Paul Cook of the Sex Pistols is 56. Actress Donna Dixon ("Bosom Buddies") is 55. Keyboardist Mick McNeil of Simple Minds is 54. Country singer Radney Foster is 53. Singer Chris Cornell (of Audioslave and of Soundgarden) is 48. Guitarist Stone Gossard of Pearl Jam is 46. Actor Reed Diamond ("Judging Amy," "Homicide: Life on the Street") is 45. Actor Josh Holloway ("Lost") is 43. Singer Vitamin C is 43. Actor Omar Epps is 39. Actor Simon Rex is 38. Actor Charlie Korsmo ("Can't Hardly Wait," "Hook") is 34. Singer Elliott Yamin ("American Idol") is 34. Supermodel Gisele Bundchen is 32. Guitarist Mike Kennerty of All-American Rejects is 32. Actor John Francis Daley ("Bones," "Freaks and Geeks") is 27. Dancer-country singer Julianne Hough ("Dancing With the Stars") is 24. Actress Billi Bruno ("According to Jim") is 16.
July 21: Singer Kay Starr is 90. Movie director Norman Jewison is 86. Actress Patricia Elliott ("One Life to Live") is 70. Actor Edward Herrmann ("Gilmore Girls") is 69. Actor Leigh Lawson ("Tess") is 67. Singer Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) is 64. Cartoonist Garry Trudeau ("Doonesbury") is 64. Comedian-actor Robin Williams is 61. Singer-guitarist Eric Bazilian of The Hooters is 59. Comedian Jon Lovitz is 55. Singer Emerson Hart of Tonic is 43. Country singer Paul Brandt is 40. Actor Josh Hartnett is 34. Reggae singer Damian Marley is 34. "American Idol" runner-up Blake Lewis is 31. Keyboardist Johan Carlsson of Carolina Liar is 28. Actress Vanessa Lengies ("Stick It," "American Dreams") is 27.
By Donald Lambro
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