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- Ohio sheriff sends bill to Mexico for cost of jailing illegals
- Fla. voters’ support for medical marijuana bodes well for ballot measure: poll
- Keith Urban concert ends in ‘nutso’ chaos, with dozens arrested, injured
- Very religious still lean toward GOP, reflecting long-term patterns, Gallup poll shows
- Fist bump becoming all the rage for germ-wary handshakers
- Tennessee storms ravage counties, wreck 10 homes
Celeb birthdays for the week of Sept. 30-Oct. 6
Question of the Day
Sept. 30: Actress Angie Dickinson is 81. Singer Cissy Houston is 79. Singer Johnny Mathis is 77. Actor Len Cariou is 73. Singer Marilyn McCoo is 69. Singer Sylvia Peterson of The Chiffons is 66. Actor John Finn (“Cold Case”) is 60. Guitarist John Lombardo (10,000 Maniacs) is 60. Country singer Deborah Allen is 59. Jazz singer Patrice Rushen is 58. Actor Barry Williams (“The Brady Bunch”) is 58. Actress Fran Drescher is 55. Country singer Marty Stuart is 54. Actress Crystal Bernard (“Wings”) is 51. Actor Eric Stoltz is 51. Rapper-producer Marley Marl is 50. Country singer Eddie Montgomery of Montgomery Gentry is 49. Singer Trey Anastasio of Phish is 48. Bassist Robby Takac of The Goo Goo Dolls is 48. Actress Monica Bellucci (“The Passion of the Christ,” “The Matrix Reloaded”) is 48. Actor Tony Hale (“Arrested Development”) is 42. Actress Jenna Elfman is 41. Actor Ashley Hamilton is 38. Actress Lacey Chabert is 30. Actor Kieran Culkin is 29. Rapper T-Pain is 28.
Oct. 1: Actress-singer Julie Andrews is 77. Actress Stella Stevens is 74. Saxophonist Jerry Martini of Sly and the Family Stone is 69. Actor Stephen Collins is 65. Actor Randy Quaid is 62. Singer Howard Hewett is 57. Drummer Tim O’Reagan of The Jayhawks is 54. Singer Youssou N’Dour is 53. Actor Esai Morales (“NYPD Blue”) is 50. Actor Christopher Titus (“Titus”) is 48. Model-actress Cindy Margolis is 47. Singer-guitarist Kevin Griffin of Better Than Ezra is 44. Actor Zach Galifianakis (“The Hangover”) is 43. Actress Sarah Drew (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Everwood”) is 32. Actress Brie Larson (“United States of Tara”) is 23.
Oct. 2: Singer-guitarist Leon Rausch of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys is 85. Critic Rex Reed is 74. Singer Don McLean is 67. Country singer Jo-el Sonnier is 66. Actor Avery Brooks (“Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”) is 64. Guitarist Mike Rutherford of Genesis and Mike and the Mechanics is 62. Musician Sting is 61. Actress Lorraine Bracco is 58. Guitarist Greg Jennings of Restless Heart is 58. Singer Phil Oakey of Human League is 57. Singer Freddie Jackson is 54. Singer-producer Robbie Nevil is 54. Drummer Bud Gaugh of Sublime and Long Beach Dub All-Stars is 45. Country singer Gillian Welch is 45. Country singer Kelly Willis is 44. Singer Dion Allen of Az Yet is 42. Actress-talk-show host Kelly Ripa is 42. Singer Tiffany is 41. Singer Lene Nystrom (Aqua) is 39. Actor Efren Ramirez (“Napoleon Dynamite”) is 39. Singer LaTocha Scott of Xscape is 39. Gospel singer and former “American Idol” contestant Mandisa is 36. Bassist Mike Rodden of Hinder is 30. Singer Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes is 24.
Oct. 3: Singer Chubby Checker is 71. Actor Alan Rachins is 70. Magician Roy Horn of Siegfried and Roy is 68. Singer-guitarist Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac is 63. Jazz saxophonist Ronnie Laws is 62. Blues singer Keb’ Mo’ is 61. Actor Peter Frechette (“Profiler”) is 56. Actor-comedian Greg Proops is 53. Actor Jack Wagner is 53. Drummer Tommy Lee of Motley Crue is 50. Actress Janel Moloney is 43. Singer Gwen Stefani of No Doubt is 43. Singer Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys is 41. Singer G. Love is 40. Actress Keiko Agena (“Gilmore Girls”) is 39. Actress Neve Campbell is 39. Singer India.Arie is 37. Rapper Talib Kweli is 37. Actor Seann William Scott is 36. Guitarist Josh Klinghoffer of Red Hot Chili Peppers is 33. Guitarist Mark King of Hinder is 30. Country singer Cherrill Green of Edens Edge is 29. Singer Ashlee Simpson is 28.
Oct. 4: Author Jackie Collins is 75. Author Anne Rice is 71. Actress Lori Saunders (“Petticoat Junction”) is 71. Actor Clifton Davis (“Amen”) is 67. Actress Susan Sarandon is 66. Actor Armand Assante is 63. Actor Alan Rosenberg is 62. Actor Bill Fagerbakke (“Coach,” “Spongebob Squarepants”) is 55. Rap producer Russell Simmons is 55. Keyboardist Chris Lowe of The Pet Shop Boys is 53. Keyboardist Gregg “Hobie” Hubbard of Sawyer Brown is 52. Singer Jon Secada is 51. Actor Liev Schreiber is 45. Country singer-guitarist Heidi Newfield (Trick Pony) is 42. Actress Alicia Silverstone is 36. Singer-guitarist Marc Roberge of O.A.R. is 34. Actress Rachel Leigh Cook is 33. Singer Jessica Benson of 3LW is 25.
Oct. 5: Comedian Bill Dana is 88. Singer Arlene Smith of The Chantels is 71. Singer Richard Street (The Temptations) is 70. Singer-guitarist Steve Miller is 69. Singer Brian Johnson of AC/DC is 65. Actress Karen Allen is 61. Director Clive Barker is 60. Guitarist David Bryson of Counting Crows is 58. Singer Bob Geldof is 58. Actor Daniel Baldwin (“Homicide: Life on the Streets”) is 52. Guitarist Dave Dederer (Presidents of the United States of America) is 48. Actress Josie Bissett (“Melrose Place”) is 42. Singer-actress Heather Headley is 38. Singer Colin Meloy of The Decemberists is 38. Guitarist Brian Mashburn of Save Ferris is 37. Actress Parminder Nagra is 37. Actor Scott Weinger (“Full House”) is 37. Actress Kate Winslet is 37. Guitarist James Valentine of Maroon 5 is 34. Bassist Paul Thomas of Good Charlotte is 32. Actor Jesse Eisenberg is 29.
Oct. 6: Actress Britt Ekland is 70. Singer Millie Small is 66. Singer-guitarist Thomas McClary (The Commodores) is 63. Singer Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon is 61. Guitarist David Hidalgo of Los Lobos is 58. Actress Elisabeth Shue is 49. Singer-songwriter Matthew Sweet is 48. Country singer Tim Rushlow (Little Texas) is 46. Bassist Tommy Stinson (The Replacements, Guns N’ Roses) is 46. Actor Ioan Gruffudd (“Fantastic Four,” “Horatio Hornblower”) is 39. Actor Jeremy Sisto is 38. Singer Melinda Doolittle (“American Idol”) is 35. Actor Wes Ramsey (“CSI: Miami”) is 35.
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