- ‘I Am Alive’ app gains popularity in terror-ravaged Lebanon
- Gun giveaways gain popularity among Republican candidates
- S.C. hospital worker slapped with $525 federal fine for refilling $0.89 soda
- Teen from ‘Jihad Jane’ plot becomes youngest ever to serve time on U.S. terror charges
- Iranian woman forgives son’s killer at the gallows
- Nebraska principal sorry for ‘don’t tattle’ flier
- Illinois readies to spend $100M for Obama museum in Chicago
- John Edwards back in court — this time as a lawyer for Va. boy’s malpractice case
- Covered California reports more than 200K in overtime Obamacare sign-ups
- Thanks, Chuck: Hagel says U.S. sending Ukraine sleeping mats, helmets
Celeb birthdays for the week of March 24-30
March 24: Actor R. Lee Ermey (“Full Metal Jacket”) is 69. Singer Nick Lowe is 64. Bassist Dougie Thomson of Supertramp is 62. Comedian Louie Anderson is 60. Actress Donna Pescow is 59. Actress Kelly LeBrock is 53. DJ Rodney “Kool Kollie” Terry of Ghostown DJs is 52. TV personality Star Jones is 51. Guitarist Patterson Hood of Drive-By Truckers is 49. Actor Peter Jacobson (“House”) is 48. Singer-violinist Sharon Corr of The Corrs is 43. Actress Lara Flynn Boyle is 43. Rapper Maceo of De La Soul is 43. Actress Megyn Price (“Rules of Engagement,” “Grounded for Life”) is 42. Actor Jim Parsons is 40. Actress Alyson Hannigan is 39. Actress Jessica Chastain is 36. Bassist Benj Gershman of O.A.R. is 33. Actress Keisha Castle-Hughes (“The Nativity Story,” “Whale Rider”) is 23.
March 25: Movie critic Gene Shalit is 87. Singer Anita Bryant is 73. Singer Aretha Franklin is 71. Actor Paul Michael Glaser is 70. Musician Elton John is 66. Actress Bonnie Bedelia is 65. Actress-comedian Mary Gross is 60. Actor James McDaniel (“NYPD Blue”) is 55. Saxophonist Steve Norman of Spandau Ballet is 53. Actress Brenda Strong is 53. Actress Marcia Cross is 51. Actress Lisa Gay Hamilton is 49. Actress Sarah Jessica Parker is 48. Singer Melanie Blatt of All Saints is 38. Actor Lee Pace (“Pushing Daisies”) is 34. Singer Katharine McPhee is 29. Singer-actress Aly Michalka of Aly and AJ (“Hellcats”) is 24. Actor Kiowa Gordon (“Twilight”) is 23.
March 26: Actor Leonard Nimoy is 82. Actor Alan Arkin is 79. Actor James Caan is 73. Singer Diana Ross is 69. Actor Johnny Crawford (“The Rifleman”) is 67. Singer Steven Tyler of Aerosmith is 65. Singer-actress Vicki Lawrence is 64. Actor Ernest Thomas (“Everybody Hates Chris,” “What’s Happening”) is 64. Actor Martin Short is 63. Country singer Ronnie McDowell is 63. Drummer Monte Yoho of The Outlaws is 61. Country singer Dean Dillon is 58. Country singer Charly McClain is 57. Talk-show host Leeza Gibbons is 56. Actress Jennifer Grey is 53. Actor Michael Imperioli is 47. Guitarist James Iha (Smashing Pumpkins) is 45. Country singer Kenny Chesney is 45. Actor T.R. Knight (“Grey’s Anatomy”) is 40. Rapper Juvenile is 38. Actress Amy Smart is 37. Actress Keira Knightley is 28. Rapper J-Kwon is 27.
March 27: Actor Austin Pendleton (“Oz,” “Homicide: Life on the Street”) is 73. Actor Michael York is 71. Keyboardist Tony Banks of Genesis is 63. Keyboardist-guitarist Andrew Farriss of INXS is 54. Saxophonist Dave Koz is 50. Director Quentin Tarantino is 50. Bassist Johnny April of Staind is 48. Actress Pauley Perrette (“NCIS”) is 44. Singer Mariah Carey is 43. Drummer Brendan Hill of Blues Traveler is 43. Actress Elizabeth Mitchell (“Lost”) is 43. Singer Fergie of Black Eyed Peas is 38. Actress Emily Ann Lloyd (“Something So Right”) is 29. Actress Brenda Song (“The Suite Life of Zack and Cody”) is 25. Singer Kimbra is 23. Actress Taylor Atelian (“According to Jim“) is 18.
March 28: Actress Conchata Ferrell is 70. Actor Ken Howard is 69. Actress Dianne Wiest is 65. Country singer Reba McEntire is 58. Rapper Salt of Salt-N-Pepa is 47. Country singer Rodney Atkins is 44. Actor Vince Vaughn is 43. Rapper Mr. Cheeks of Lost Boyz is 42. Actor Ken L. (“The Parkers”) is 40. Guitarist Dave Keuning of The Killers is 37. Actress Julia Stiles is 32. Singer Lady Gaga is 27.
March 29: Host John McLaughlin (“The McLaughlin Group”) is 86. Comedian Eric Idle is 70. Composer Vangelis (“Chariots of Fire”) is 70. Singer Bobby Kimball of Toto is 66. Actor Brendan Gleeson (“Harry Potter”) is 58. Actor Christopher Lambert (“Highlander”) is 56. Singer Perry Farrell of Porno for Pyros and Jane’s Addiction is 54. Comedian Amy Sedaris is 52. Model Elle Macpherson is 50. Singer-harmonica player John Popper of Blues Traveler is 46. Actress Lucy Lawless is 45. Country singer Regina Leigh of Regina Regina is 45. Country singer Brady Seals is 44.
March 30: TV personality Peter Marshall is 87. Actor Richard Dysart is 84. Actor John Astin is 83. Actor Warren Beatty is 76. Drummer Graeme Edge of the Moody Blues is 72. Musician Eric Clapton is 68. Actor Robbie Coltrane is 63. Actor Paul Reiser is 56. Rapper MC Hammer is 50. Actor Ian Ziering (“Beverly Hills, 90210”) is 49. Singer Tracy Chapman is 49. Singer Celine Dion is 45. Singer Norah Jones is 34. Actress Katy Mixon is 32. Country singer Justin Moore is 29.
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