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June 19th - Happy Birthday Robin Tunney, Poppy Montgomery, Zoe Saldana and Lauren Lee Smith


Today is Tuesday, June 19, the 171st day of 2012. There are 195 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On June 19, 1862, Congress passed, and President Abraham Lincoln signed, a measure abolishing slavery in U.S. territories, nullifying the 1857 ruling of Dred Scott v. Sandford.

On this date:
In 1179, The Norwegian Battle of Kalvskinnet outside Nidaros. Earl Erling Skakke is killed, and the battle changes the tide of the civil wars.
In 1269, King Louis IX of France orders all Jews found in public without an identifying yellow badge to be fined ten livres of silver.
In 1306, The Earl of Pembroke's army defeats Bruce's Scottish army at the Battle of Methven.
In 1586, English colonists leave Roanoke Island, after failing to establish England's first permanent settlement in North America.
In 1770, Emanuel Swedenborg reports the completion of the Second Coming of Christ in his work True Christian Religion.
In 1816, Battle of Seven Oaks between North West Company and Hudson's Bay Company, near Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
In 1821, Decisive defeat of the Philikí Etaireía by the Ottomans at Drăgăşani (in Wallachia).
In 1846, The first officially recorded, organized baseball match is played under Alexander Cartwright's rules on Hoboken, New Jersey's Elysian Fields with the New York Base Ball Club defeating the Knickerbockers 23-1. Cartwright umpired.
In 1850, Princess Louise of the Netherlands marries Crown Prince Karl of Sweden-Norway.
In 1865, More than two years after the Emancipation Proclamation, slaves in Galveston, Texas, United States, are finally informed of their freedom. The anniversary is still officially celebrated in Texas and 13 other contiguous states as Juneteenth.
In 1867, Maximilian I of the Mexican Empire is executed by a firing squad in Querétaro, Querétaro.
In 1875, The Herzegovinian rebellion against the Ottoman Empire begins.
In 1910, the first-ever Father's Day was celebrated in Spokane, Wash. (The idea for the observance is credited to Sonora Louise Smart Dodd.)
In 1913, Natives' Land Act in South Africa implemented.
In 1934, the Federal Communications Commission was created; it replaced the Federal Radio Commission.
In 1937, the city of Bilbao fell to the Nationalist Army during the Spanish Civil War.
In 1944, World War II: First day of the Battle of the Philippine Sea.
In 1952, the celebrity-panel game show "I've Got A Secret" made its debut on CBS-TV with Garry Moore as host.
In 1953, Julius Rosenberg, 35, and his wife, Ethel, 37, convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviet Union, were executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, N.Y.
In 1961, the Supreme Court ruled that illegally obtained evidence was inadmissible in court and struck down a provision in Maryland's constitution requiring state officeholders to profess a belief in God.
In 1961, Kuwait declares independence from the United Kingdom.
In 1964, The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is approved after surviving an 83-day filibuster in the United States Senate.
In 1966, Shiv Sena a political party in India is founded in Mumbai.
In 1970, The Patent Cooperation Treaty is signed.
In 1972, Hurricane Agnes, blamed for at least 122 deaths, made landfall over the Florida Panhandle.
In 1978, Garfield, holder of the Guinness World Record for the world's most widely syndicated comic strip, makes its debut.
In 1982, In one of the first militant attacks by Hezbollah, David S. Dodge, president of the American University in Beirut, is kidnapped.
In 1982, The body of God's Banker, Roberto Calvi is found hanging beneath Blackfriars Bridge in London.
In 1982, Vincent Chin, a Chinese-American auto engineer, was fatally beaten in Highland Park, Mich., by two auto workers who later received probation for manslaughter in state court, and won acquittals in federal court.
In 1985, Members of the Revolutionary Party of Central American Workers, dressed as Salvadoran soldiers, attack the Zona Rosa area of San Salvador.
In 1986, University of Maryland basketball star Len Bias, the first draft pick of the Boston Celtics, suffered a fatal cocaine-induced seizure. Artificial heart recipient Murray P. Haydon died in Louisville, Ky., after 16 months on the manmade pump.
In 1987, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law requiring any public school teaching the theory of evolution to teach creation science as well.
In 1987, Basque separatist group ETA commits one of its most violent attacks, in which a bomb is set off in a supermarket, Hipercor, killing 21 and injuring 45.
In 1990, The current international law defending indigenous peoples, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989, is ratified for the first time by Norway.
In 1991, The Soviet occupation of Hungary ends.
In 1999, author Stephen King was seriously injured when he was struck by a van driven by Bryan Smith in North Lovell, Maine.
In 1999, Britain's Prince Edward married commoner Sophie Rhys-Jones in Windsor, England.
In 2009, Mass riots involving over 10,000 people and 10,000 police officers break out in Shishou, China, over the dubious circumstances surrounding the death of a local chef.
In 2009, War in North-West Pakistan: The Pakistani Armed Forces open Operation Rah-e-Nijat against the Taliban and other Islamist rebels in the South Waziristan area of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas.

Ten years ago: A suicide bomber killed seven Israelis at a Jerusalem bus stop in the second deadly attack in the city in two days. The space shuttle Endeavour returned to Earth with one Russian and two American crewmen who'd spent 6½ months aboard the international space station. Rod Langway, Bernie Federko, Clark Gillies and Roger Neilson were elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Five years ago: A truck bomb struck a Shiite mosque in central Baghdad, killing at least 87 people. President George W. Bush and visiting Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert sided emphatically with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in his standoff with the militant group Hamas. The space shuttle Atlantis undocked from the international space station for its return to earth.

One year ago: Libya's government said NATO warplanes had struck a residential neighborhood in the capital and killed nine civilians, including two children; NATO later confirmed one of its airstrikes had gone astray. Rory McIlroy ran away with the U.S. Open title, winning by eight shots and breaking the tournament scoring record by a whopping four strokes. (McIlroy shot 2-under 69 to close the four days at Congressional in Bethesda, Md. at 16-under 268.) Alyssa Campanella of Los Angeles won the Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas.

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Today's Birthdays: Actress Gena Rowlands is 82. Singer Spanky McFarlane (Spanky and Our Gang) is 70. Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi (soo chee) is 67. Actress Phylicia Rashad is 64. Rock singer Ann Wilson (Heart) is 62. Musician Larry Dunn is 59. Actress Kathleen Turner is 58. Country singer Doug Stone is 56. Singer Mark DeBarge is 53. Singer-dancer Paula Abdul is 50. Actor Andy Lauer is 49. Rock singer-musician Brian Vander Ark (Verve Pipe) is 48. Actress Mia Sara is 45. Rock musician Brian "Head" Welch is 42. Actor Jean Dujardin (Film: "The Artist") is 40. Actress Robin Tunney is 40. Actor Bumper Robinson is 38. Actress Poppy Montgomery is 37. Alt-country singer-musician Scott Avett (The Avett Brothers) is 36. Actor Ryan Hurst is 36. Actress Zoe Saldana is 34. Actress Lauren Lee Smith is 32. Actor Paul Dano is 28. Actor Atticus Shaffer (TV: "The Middle") is 14.

Other notable birthdays, June 19:
1921, Louis Jourdan, French actor
1929, Thelma Barlow, English actress
1938, Ian Smith, Australian actor
1940, Shirley Muldowney, American drag racer
1947, Salman Rushdie, Indian author
1960, Luke Morley, British guitarist
1964, Boris Johnson, British politician
1964, Brian Vander Ark, American musician
1965, Sadie Frost, English actress
1969, Lara Spencer, American TV personality
1970, Quincy Watts, American athlete
1970, Rahul Gandhi, Indian politician
1972, Brian McBride, American soccer player
1975, Anthony Parker, American basketball player
1975, Hugh Dancy, English actor
1976, Patrick Surtain, American football player
1977, Peter Warrick, American football player
1978, Dirk Nowitzki, German basketball player
1978, Mía Maestro, Argentine actress
1980, Lauren Lee Smith, Canadian actress
1982, David Pollack, American football player
1982, May Andersen, Danish supermodel
1985, Jason Capizzi, American football player
1986, Marvin Williams, American basketball player
1987, Rashard Mendenhall, American football player

Born on this day, June 19, passed away:
1865, Dame May Whitty, English entertainer (d. 1948)
1877, Charles Coburn, American actor (d. 1961)
1896, Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor (d. 1986)
1897, Moe Howard, American actor (d. 1975)
1898, James Joseph Sweeney, American Catholic prelate (d. 1968)
1902, Guy Lombardo, Canadian bandleader (d. 1977)
1903, Lou Gehrig, American baseball player (d. 1941)
1910, Abe Fortas, American jurist (d. 1982)
1912, Don Gutteridge, American baseball player (d. 2008)
1914, Alan Cranston, American politician (d. 2000)
1914, Lester Flatt, American musician (d. 1979)
1915, Pat Buttram, American actor (d. 1994)
1917, Joshua Nkomo, Zimbabweian politician (d. 1999)
1919, Pauline Kael, American movie critic (d. 2001)
1919, Dave Lambert, American jazz vocalist (Lambert, Hendricks & Ross) (d. 1966)
1928, Nancy Marchand, American actress (d. 2000)
1936, Shirley Goodman, American singer (d. 2005)
1938, Wahoo McDaniel, American football player and wrestler (d. 2002)
1939, Al Wilson, American singer (d. 2008)
1957, Anna Lindh, Swedish politician (d. 2003)

Notable deaths, June 19:
1787, Princess Sophie Hélène Béatrice of France, daughter of Louis XVI of France and Marie Antoinette (b. 1786)
1867, Maximilian I of Mexico (b. 1832)
1937, J. M. Barrie, Scottish author (b. 1860)
1953, Julius Rosenberg, American convicted spy (b. 1918)
1953, Ethel Rosenberg, American convicted spy (b. 1915)
1966, Ed Wynn, American actor (b. 1886)
1968, James Joseph Sweeney, American Catholic prelate (b. 1898)
1975, Sam Giancana, American gangster (b. 1908)
1986, Len Bias, American basketball player (b. 1963)
1991, Jean Arthur, American actress (b. 1900)
1993, Sir William Golding, English writer; Nobel laureate (b. 1911)
1997, Bobby Helms, American singer (b. 1933)
2003, Laura Sadler, English actress (b. 1980)
2007, Terry Hoeppner, American football coach (b. 1947)
2008, Bennie Swain, American basketball player (b. 1930)
2010, Manute Bol, Sudanese basketball player (b. 1962)
2011, Don Diamond, American actor (b. 1921)

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Today is Wednesday, June 19, the 170th day of 2013. There are 195 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On June 19, 1953, Julius Rosenberg, 35, and his wife, Ethel, 37, convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviet Union, were executed at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, N.Y.

One year ago: Egypt's Hosni Mubarak was moved out of prison to a military hospital after the 84-year-old ousted leader reportedly suffered a stroke and his condition rapidly deteriorated. The Southern Baptist Convention voted to elect its first African-American president, Rev. Fred Luter Jr. Actor Victor Spinetti, 82, died in London.

Today's Birthdays: Pop singer Tommy DeVito (The Four Seasons) is 85. Actress Gena (JEH'-nuh) Rowlands is 83. Singer Spanky McFarlane (Spanky and Our Gang) is 71. Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi (soo chee) is 68. Actress Phylicia Rashad is 65. Rock singer Ann Wilson (Heart) is 63. Musician Larry Dunn is 60. Actress Kathleen Turner is 59. Country singer Doug Stone is 57. Singer Mark DeBarge is 54. Singer-dancer Paula Abdul is 51. Actor Andy Lauer is 50. Rock singer-musician Brian Vander Ark (Verve Pipe) is 49. Actress Mia Sara is 46. Rock musician Brian "Head" Welch is 43. Actor Jean Dujardin is 41. Actress Robin Tunney is 41. Actor Bumper Robinson is 39. Actress Poppy Montgomery is 38. Alt-country singer-musician Scott Avett (AY'-veht) (The Avett Brothers) is 37. Actor Ryan Hurst is 37. Actress Zoe Saldana is 35. Actress Lauren Lee Smith is 33. Actor Paul Dano is 29. Actor Atticus Shaffer is 15.

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Today is Thursday, June 19, the 170th day of 2014. There are 195 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On June 19, 1964, the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was approved by the U.S. Senate, 73-27, after surviving a lengthy filibuster. Hours later, a twin-engine plane carrying Sens. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., and Birch Bayh, D-Ind., crashed near Springfield, Massachusetts. Kennedy was seriously injured, Bayh and his wife, Marvella, less so, but two people, including the pilot, were killed.

Ten years ago: The U.S. military stepped up its campaign against militant leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (AH'-boo MOO'-sahb ahl-zahr-KOW'-ee), launching an airstrike that pulverized a suspected hideout in Fallujah. President George W. Bush told Americans in his weekly radio address that the economy was growing stronger and more jobs were being created despite Democrats' claim he'd presided over a downturn for the country.

Five years ago: New York Times reporter David S. Rohde (rohd) and Afghan reporter Tahir Ludin escaped from militant captors after more than seven months in captivity in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Texas billionaire R. Allen Stanford was indicted and jailed on charges his international banking empire was really just a Ponzi scheme built on lies, bluster and bribery. (Stanford was sentenced to 110 years in prison after being convicted of bilking investors in a $7.2 billion scheme that involved the sale of fraudulent certificates of deposits.)

One year ago: Afghan President Hamid Karzai suspended talks with the United States on a new security deal to protest the way his government was left out of initial peace negotiations with the Taliban. President Barack Obama, speaking in front of Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, pledged to cut deployed U.S. nuclear weapons by one-third if Cold War foe Russia did the same. Actor James Gandolfini, 51, died while vacationing in Rome. Country singer Slim Whitman, 90, died in Orange Park, Florida.

Today's Birthdays: Pop singer Tommy DeVito (The Four Seasons) is 86. Actress Gena (JEH'-nuh) Rowlands is 84. Hall of Fame race car driver Shirley Muldowney is 74. Singer Spanky McFarlane (Spanky and Our Gang) is 72. Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi (soo chee) is 69. Author Salman Rushdie is 67. Actress Phylicia Rashad is 66. Rock singer Ann Wilson (Heart) is 64. Musician Larry Dunn is 61. Actress Kathleen Turner is 60. Country singer Doug Stone is 58. Singer Mark DeBarge is 55. Singer-dancer Paula Abdul is 52. Actor Andy Lauer is 51. Rock singer-musician Brian Vander Ark (Verve Pipe) is 50. Actress Mia Sara is 47. Rock musician Brian "Head" Welch is 44. Actor Jean Dujardin is 42. Actress Robin Tunney is 42. Actor Bumper Robinson is 40. Actress Poppy Montgomery is 39. Alt-country singer-musician Scott Avett (AY'-veht) (The Avett Brothers) is 38. Actor Ryan Hurst is 38. Actress Zoe Saldana is 36. Actress Lauren Lee Smith is 34. Rapper Macklemore (Macklemore and Ryan Lewis) is 31. Actor Paul Dano is 30. Actor Atticus Shaffer is 16.

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Today is Friday, June 19, the 170th day of 2015. There are 195 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On June 19, 1865, Union troops commanded by Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, with news that the Civil War was over, and that all remaining slaves in Texas were free, an event celebrated to this day as "Juneteenth.

Ten years ago: Fighting raged across southern Afghanistan as the U.S. military pounded suspected Taliban positions with airstrikes. Michael Campbell answered every challenge Tiger Woods threw his way for a two-shot victory in the U.S. Open. Fourteen Formula One drivers refused to participate in the United States Grand Prix because of unresolved concerns over the safety of their Michelin tires. (The race was won by Michael Schumacher, one of six drivers who raced using Bridgestone tires.)

Five years ago: President Barack Obama used his weekly radio and Internet address to pin blame on Republicans for making life harder for the unemployed and for those who could lose their jobs without new federal intervention. Former NBA player Manute Bol, 47, died in Charlottesville, Va., after returning from a humanitarian trip to his birth country of Sudan.

One year ago: President Barack Obama announced he was dispatching 300 U.S. military advisers to Iraq to help quell a rising insurgency. Rep. Kevin McCarthy of California won election as House majority leader as Republicans shuffled their leadership in the wake of Rep. Eric Cantor's primary defeat in Virginia. Gerry Goffin, 75, a prolific and multi-dimensional lyricist who with his then-wife and songwriter partner Carole King wrote such hits as "Will You Love Me Tomorrow," ''(You Make Me Feel Like) a Natural Woman," ''Up On The Roof," and "The Loco-Motion," died in Los Angeles.

Today's Birthdays: Pop singer Tommy DeVito (The Four Seasons) is 87. Actress Gena (JEH'-nuh) Rowlands is 85. Hall of Fame race car driver Shirley Muldowney is 75. Singer Spanky McFarlane (Spanky and Our Gang) is 73. Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi (soo chee) is 70. Author Salman Rushdie is 68. Actress Phylicia Rashad is 67. Rock singer Ann Wilson (Heart) is 65. Musician Larry Dunn is 62. Actress Kathleen Turner is 61. Country singer Doug Stone is 59. Singer Mark DeBarge is 56. Singer-dancer-choreographer Paula Abdul is 53. Actor Andy Lauer is 52. Rock singer-musician Brian Vander Ark (Verve Pipe) is 51. Actor Samuel West is 49. Actress Mia Sara is 48. TV personality Lara Spencer is 46. Rock musician Brian "Head" Welch is 45. Actor Jean Dujardin is 43. Actress Robin Tunney is 43. Actor Bumper Robinson is 41. Actress Poppy Montgomery is 40. Alt-country singer-musician Scott Avett (AY'-veht) (The Avett Brothers) is 39. Actor Ryan Hurst is 39. Actress Zoe Saldana is 37. Actress Lauren Lee Smith is 35. Rapper Macklemore (Macklemore and Ryan Lewis) is 32. Actor Paul Dano is 31. Actor Giacomo Gianniotti is 26. Actor Atticus Shaffer is 17.

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Today is Sunday, June 19, the 171st day of 2016. There are 195 days left in the year. This is Father's Day.

Today's Highlight in History:
On June 19, 1910, the first-ever Father's Day was celebrated in Spokane, Wash. (The idea for the observance is credited to Sonora Louise Smart Dodd.)

Ten years ago: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice warned North Korea it would face consequences if it test-fired a missile thought to be powerful enough to reach the West Coast of the United States. Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco said she would send National Guard troops and state police to patrol the streets of New Orleans after a bloody weekend in which six people were killed. The Carolina Hurricanes won their first Stanley Cup with a 3-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers in Game 7.

Five years ago: Libya's government said NATO warplanes had struck a residential neighborhood in the capital and killed nine civilians, including two children; NATO confirmed hours later that one of its airstrikes had gone astray. Rory McIlroy ran away with the U.S. Open title, winning by eight shots and breaking the tournament scoring record by a whopping four strokes. (McIlroy shot 2-under 69 to close the four days at Congressional in Bethesda, Maryland, at 16-under 268.) Alyssa Campanella of Los Angeles won the Miss USA pageant in Las Vegas.

One year ago: The Obama admininstration released its annual terrorism report which said Iran's support for international terrorist groups had remained undiminished in the last year and even expanded in some respects. Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees homered for his 3,000th career hit, becoming the 29th player in major league history to reach that milestone. (The Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2.) Author James Salter, 90, died in Sag Harbor, New York.

Today's Birthdays: Pop singer Tommy DeVito (The Four Seasons) is 88. Actress Gena (JEH'-nuh) Rowlands is 86. Hall of Fame race car driver Shirley Muldowney is 76. Singer Spanky McFarlane (Spanky and Our Gang) is 74. Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi (soo chee) is 71. Author Salman Rushdie is 69. Actress Phylicia Rashad is 68. Rock singer Ann Wilson (Heart) is 66. Musician Larry Dunn is 63. Actress Kathleen Turner is 62. Country singer Doug Stone is 60. Singer Mark DeBarge is 57. Singer-dancer-choreographer Paula Abdul is 54. Actor Andy Lauer is 53. Rock singer-musician Brian Vander Ark (Verve Pipe) is 52. Actor Samuel West is 50. Actress Mia Sara is 49. TV personality Lara Spencer is 47. Rock musician Brian "Head" Welch is 46. Actor Jean Dujardin is 44. Actress Robin Tunney is 44. Actor Bumper Robinson is 42. Actress Poppy Montgomery is 41. Alt-country singer-musician Scott Avett (AY'-veht) (The Avett Brothers) is 40. Actor Ryan Hurst is 40. Actress Zoe Saldana is 38. Actress Lauren Lee Smith is 36. Rapper Macklemore (Macklemore and Ryan Lewis) is 33. Actor Paul Dano is 32. Actor Giacomo Gianniotti is 27. Actor Atticus Shaffer is 18.

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Today is Monday, June 19, the 170th day of 2017. There are 195 days left in the year.

Today's Highlights in History:
On June 19, 1867, Maximilian I, emperor of Mexico since 1864, was executed by firing squad a month after being taken prisoner by the forces of President Benito Juarez. The inaugural running of the Belmont Stakes took place; the winner was a filly named Ruthless.

Ten years ago: A truck bomb struck a Shiite mosque in central Baghdad, killing at least 87 people. President George W. Bush and visiting Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert (EH'-hood OHL'-murt) sided emphatically with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS') in his standoff with the militant group Hamas. The space shuttle Atlantis undocked from the international space station for its return to earth, concluding a nearly 10-day stay.

Five years ago: WikiLeaks chief Julian Assange took refuge at Ecuador's Embassy in London, seeking to avoid extradition to Sweden, where he faced questioning about alleged sex crimes. (Sweden dropped its inquiry in May 2017, but Assange remains holed up in the Ecuadorian Embassy to avoid arrest by British authorities for jumping bail.) The Southern Baptist Convention voted to elect its first African-American president, the Rev. Fred Luter Jr.

One year ago: LeBron James and his relentless Cavaliers pulled off an improbable NBA Finals comeback to give the city of Cleveland its first title since 1964 as they became the first team to rally from a 3-1 finals deficit by beating the defending champion Golden State Warriors 93-89. Dustin Johnson won the U.S. Open by three shots while Shane Lowry, who began the final round with a four-shot lead, Jim Furyk and Scott Piercy finished tied for second. Anton Yelchin, a rising actor best known for playing Chekov in the new "Star Trek" films, was killed by his own car as it rolled down his driveway in Los Angeles; he was 27.

Today's Birthdays — June 19: Pop singer Tommy DeVito (The Four Seasons) is 89. Actress Gena (JEH'-nuh) Rowlands is 87. Hall of Fame race car driver Shirley Muldowney is 77. Singer Spanky McFarlane (Spanky and Our Gang) is 75. Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi (soo chee) is 72. Author Salman Rushdie is 70. Actress Phylicia Rashad is 69. Rock singer Ann Wilson (Heart) is 67. Musician Larry Dunn is 64. Actress Kathleen Turner is 63. Country singer Doug Stone is 61. Singer Mark DeBarge is 58. Singer-dancer-choreographer Paula Abdul is 55. Actor Andy Lauer is 54. Rock singer-musician Brian Vander Ark (Verve Pipe) is 53. Actor Samuel West is 51. Actress Mia Sara is 50. TV personality Lara Spencer is 48. Rock musician Brian "Head" Welch is 47. Actor Jean Dujardin is 45. Actress Robin Tunney is 45. Actor Bumper Robinson is 43. Actress Poppy Montgomery is 42. Alt-country singer-musician Scott Avett (AY'-veht) (The Avett Brothers) is 41. Actor Ryan Hurst is 41. Actress Zoe Saldana is 39. Actress Lauren Lee Smith is 37. Rapper Macklemore (Macklemore and Ryan Lewis) is 34. Actor Paul Dano is 33. Actor Giacomo Gianniotti is 28. Actor Atticus Shaffer is 19.

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