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February 4th - Happy Birthday Clint Black, Gabrielle Anwar & Gavin DeGraw


Today is Saturday, Feb. 4, the 35th day of 2012. There are 331 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 4, 1962, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital was founded in Memphis, Tenn., by entertainer Danny Thomas.

On this date:
In 211, Roman Emperor Septimius Severus dies at Eboracum (modern York, England) while preparing to lead a campaign against the [sign in to see URL] leaves the empire in the control of his two quarrelling sons.
In 960, The coronation of Zhao Kuangyin as Emperor Taizu of Song, initiating the Song Dynasty period of China that would last more than three centuries.
In 1169, A strong earthquake struck the Ionian coast of Sicily, causing tens of thousands of victims, especially in Catania.
In 1454, In the Thirteen Years' War, the Secret Council of the Prussian Confederation sends a formal act of disobedience to the Grand Master.
In 1703, In Edo (now Tokyo), 46 of the 47 Ronin commit seppuku (ritual suicide) as recompense for avenging their master's death.
In 1783, Britain's King George III proclaimed a formal cessation of hostilities in the American Revolutionary War.
In 1789, electors chose George Washington to be the first president of the United States.
In 1794, The French legislature abolishes slavery throughout all territories of the French Republic.
In 1797, The Riobamba earthquake strikes Ecuador, causing up to 40,000 casualties.
In 1801, John Marshall is sworn in as Chief Justice of the United States.
In 1810, The Royal Navy seizes Guadeloupe.
In 1820, The Chilean Navy under the command of Lord Cochrane completes the 2 day long Capture of Valdivia with just 300 men and 2 ships.
In 1825, The Ohio Legislature authorizes the construction of the Ohio and Erie Canal and the Miami and Erie Canal.
In 1846, The first Mormon pioneers make their exodus from Nauvoo, Illinois, westward towards Utah Territory.
In 1859, The Codex Sinaiticus is discovered in Egypt.
In 1861, delegates from six southern states that had recently seceded from the Union met in Montgomery, Ala., to form the Confederate States of America.
In 1899, The Philippine-American War begins.
In 1932, Second Sino-Japanese War: Harbin, Manchuria, falls to Japan.
In 1932, New York Gov. Franklin D. Roosevelt opened the Winter Olympic Games at Lake Placid.
In 1936, Radium becomes the first radioactive element to be made synthetically.
In 1941, The United Service Organization (USO) is created to entertain American troops.
In 1945, World War II: The Yalta Conference between the "Big Three" (Churchill, Roosevelt, and Stalin) opens at the Livadia Palace in the Crimea.
In 1945, World War II: The British Indian Army and Imperial Japanese Army begin a series of battles known as the Battle of Pokoku and Irrawaddy River operations.
In 1948, Ceylon (later renamed Sri Lanka) becomes independent within the British Commonwealth.
In 1962, a rare conjunction of the Sun, Moon, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn occurred.
In 1966, All Nippon Airways Flight 60 plunges into Tokyo Bay, killing 133.
In 1967, Lunar Orbiter program: Lunar Orbiter 3 lifts off from Cape Canaveral's Launch Complex 13 on its mission to identify possible landing sites for the Surveyor and Apollo spacecraft.
In 1969, Yasser Arafat takes over as chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organization.
In 1972, Mariner 9, orbiting Mars, transmitted images of the red planet.
In 1974, newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst was kidnapped in Berkeley, Calif., by the Symbionese Liberation Army.
In 1974, M62 coach bombing: The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) explodes a bomb on a bus carrying off-duty British Armed Forces personnel in Yorkshire, England. Nine soldiers and three civilians are killed.
In 1975, Haicheng earthquake (magnitude 7.3 on the Richter scale) occurs in Haicheng, Liaoning, China.
In 1976, more than 23,000 people died when a severe earthquake struck Guatemala and Honduras with a magnitude of 7.5, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
In 1977, A Chicago Transit Authority elevated train rear-ends another and derails, killing 11 and injuring 180, the worst accident in the agency's history.
In 1980, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini names Abolhassan Banisadr as president of Iran.
In 1982, President Ronald Reagan announced a plan to eliminate all medium-range nuclear missiles in Europe.
In 1983, pop singer-musician Karen Carpenter died in Downey, Calif., at age 32.
In 1987, pianist Liberace died at his Palm Springs, Calif., home at age 67.
In 1992, A Coup d'état is led by Hugo Chávez Frías, against Venezuelan President Carlos Andrés Pérez.
In 1996, Major snowstorm paralyzes Midwestern United States, Milwaukee, Wisconsin ties all-time record low temperature at -26°F (-32.2°C)
In 1997, En route to Lebanon, two Israeli Sikorsky CH-53 troop-transport helicopters collide in mid-air over northern Galilee, Israel killing 73.
In 1997, After at first contesting the results, Serbian President Slobodan Milošević recognizes opposition victories in the November 1996 elections.
In 1998, An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter Scale in northeast Afghanistan kills more than 5,000.
In 1999, Unarmed West African immigrant Amadou Diallo is shot dead by four plainclothes New York City police officers on an unrelated stake-out, inflaming race-relations in the city.
In 1999, The New Carissa runs aground near Coos Bay, Oregon.
In 2000, German extortionist Klaus-Peter Sabotta is jailed for life for attempted murder and extortion in connection with the sabotage of German railway lines.
In 2002, Cancer Research UK, the world's largest independent cancer research charity, is founded.
In 2003, The Federal Republic of Yugoslavia is officially renamed to Serbia and Montenegro and adopts a new constitution.
In 2004, Facebook, a mainstream online social network is founded by Mark Zuckerberg.
In 2006, A stampede occurs in the ULTRA Stadium near Manila killing 71.
In 2008, The London Low Emission Zone (LEZ) scheme begins to operate in the UK.
In 2010, The Federal Court of Australia's ruling in Roadshow Films v iiNet sets a precedent that Internet service providers (ISPs) are not responsible for what their users do with the services the ISPs provide them.

Ten years ago: President George W. Bush proposed a $[sign in to see URL] trillion budget, including billions for fighting terrorism. The World Economic Forum concluded five days of meetings in New York. Activists in Porto Alegre, Brazil, concluded their World Social Forum, held as a counter to the gathering in New York. Former Enron chairman and chief executive Kenneth Lay resigned from the board, cutting his last tie to the company beyond stock ownership.

Five years ago: The Indianapolis Colts won Super Bowl XLI (41), beating the Chicago Bears 29-17. Singer-actress Barbara McNair died in Los Angeles at age 72.

One year ago: President Barack Obama appealed to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to focus on his legacy and begin an orderly process to relinquish the power he'd held for 30 years; however, Obama stopped short of calling for Mubarak's immediate resignation. Iraq's prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, said he would return half of his annual salary to the public treasury in a symbolic gesture that appeared calculated to insulate him against anti-government unrest spreading across the Middle East.

Today's Birthdays: Actor William Phipps is 90. Actor Conrad Bain is 89. Former Argentinian President Isabel Peron is 81. Comedian David Brenner is 76. Actor Gary Conway is 76. Movie director George A. Romero is 72. Rock musician John Steel (The Animals) is 71. Singer Florence LaRue (The Fifth Dimension) is 68. Former Vice President Dan Quayle is 65. Rock singer Alice Cooper is 64. Actor Michael Beck is 63. Actress Lisa Eichhorn is 60. Football Hall-of-Famer Lawrence Taylor is 53. Rock singer Tim Booth is 52. Rock musician Henry Bogdan is 51. Country singer Clint Black is 50. Rock musician Noodles (The Offspring) is 49. Country musician Dave Buchanan (Yankee Grey) is 46. Actress Gabrielle Anwar is 42. Actor Rob Corddry is 41. Singer David Garza is 41. Actor Michael Goorjian is 41. Boxer Oscar De La Hoya is 39. Rock musician Rick Burch (Jimmy Eat World) is 37. Singer Natalie Imbruglia is 37. Rapper Cam'ron is 36. Rock singer Gavin DeGraw is 35. Olympic gold medal gymnast-turned-singer Carly Patterson is 24.

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Today is Monday, Feb. 4, the 35th day of 2013. There are 330 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 4, 1913, Rosa Parks, a black woman whose 1955 refusal to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Ala., city bus to a white man sparked a civil rights revolution, was born Rosa Louise McCauley in Tuskegee, Ala.

One year ago: Russia and China vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution aimed at ending Syria's bloodshed. Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney cruised to a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses. Running back Curtis Martin, the fourth-leading rusher in NFL history, and linemen Chris Doleman, Cortez Kennedy, Willie Roaf and Dermontti Dawson were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, along with senior committee choice Jack Butler. Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers won the 2011 Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award in a landslide. Florence Green, who had served with the Women's Royal Air Force and was recognized as the last veteran of World War I, died in King's Lynn, eastern England, at age 110.

Today's Birthdays: Actor William Phipps is 91. Former Argentinian President Isabel Peron is 82. Comedian David Brenner is 77. Actor Gary Conway is 77. Movie director George A. Romero is 73. Rock musician John Steel (The Animals) is 72. Singer Florence LaRue (The Fifth Dimension) is 69. Former Vice President Dan Quayle is 66. Rock singer Alice Cooper is 65. Actor Michael Beck is 64. Actress Lisa Eichhorn is 61. Football Hall-of-Famer Lawrence Taylor is 54. Rock singer Tim Booth is 53. Rock musician Henry Bogdan is 52. Country singer Clint Black is 51. Rock musician Noodles (The Offspring) is 50. Country musician Dave Buchanan (Yankee Grey) is 47. Actress Gabrielle Anwar is 43. Actor Rob Corddry is 42. Singer David (dah-VEED') Garza is 42. Actor Michael Goorjian is 42. Olympic gold medal boxer Oscar De La Hoya is 40. Rock musician Rick Burch (Jimmy Eat World) is 38. Singer Natalie Imbruglia (em-BROO'-lee-ah) is 38. Rapper Cam'ron is 37. Rock singer Gavin DeGraw is 36. Olympic gold medal gymnast-turned-singer Carly Patterson is 25.

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Today is Tuesday, Feb. 4, the 35th day of 2014. There are 330 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 4, 1974, newspaper heiress Patricia Hearst, 19, was kidnapped in Berkeley, Calif., by the radical Symbionese Liberation Army.
(Two months later, Hearst declared that she had joined her captors; she helped the SLA rob a bank, was captured in 1975, convicted for her role in the robbery and sentenced to seven years in prison. Hearst, who has maintained she was a victim of brainwashing, served nearly two years before President Jimmy Carter commuted her sentence; she was pardoned in 2001 by President Bill Clinton.)

Ten years ago: The Massachusetts high court declared that gay couples were entitled to nothing less than marriage and that Vermont-style civil unions would not suffice. A Senate rattled by a ricin attack began returning to regular business with no illnesses reported. The social networking website Facebook had its beginnings as Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg launched "Thefacebook."

Five years ago: President Barack Obama imposed a $500,000 cap on executive pay for companies receiving federal bailout money; the president also signed a bill extending health coverage to 4 million uninsured children. Lux Interior, co-founder and lead singer of the horror-punk band The Cramps, died in Glendale, Calif., at age 62.

One year ago: President Barack Obama signed into law a bill raising the government's borrowing limit, averting a default. Authorities stormed an underground bunker in Alabama, freeing a 5-year-old boy who'd been held hostage for nearly a week and killing his abductor, Jimmy Lee Dykes. British scientists announced they had rescued the skeletal remains of King Richard III from the anonymity of a drab municipal parking lot. For the fifth straight week there was a new No. 1 in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll: Indiana. Reg Presley, 71, lead singer for the Troogs on "Wild Thing," died in Andover, England.

Today's Birthdays: Actor William Phipps is 92. Former Argentinian President Isabel Peron is 83. Comedian David Brenner is 78. Actor Gary Conway is 78. Movie director George A. Romero is 74. Rock musician John Steel (The Animals) is 73. Singer Florence LaRue (The Fifth Dimension) is 70. Former Vice President Dan Quayle is 67. Rock singer Alice Cooper is 66. Actor Michael Beck is 65. Actress Lisa Eichhorn is 62. Football Hall-of-Famer Lawrence Taylor is 55. Rock singer Tim Booth is 54. Rock musician Henry Bogdan is 53. Country singer Clint Black is 52. Rock musician Noodles (The Offspring) is 51. Country musician Dave Buchanan (Yankee Grey) is 48. Actress Gabrielle Anwar is 44. Actor Rob Corddry is 43. Singer David (dah-VEED') Garza is 43. Actor Michael Goorjian is 43. Olympic gold medal boxer Oscar De La Hoya is 41. Rock musician Rick Burch (Jimmy Eat World) is 39. Singer Natalie Imbruglia (em-BROO'-lee-ah) is 39. Rapper Cam'ron is 38. Rock singer Gavin DeGraw is 37. Olympic gold medal gymnast-turned-singer Carly Patterson is 26.

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Today is Wednesday, Feb. 4, the 35th day of 2015. There are 330 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 4, 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin began a wartime conference at Yalta.

Ten years ago: Gunmen kidnapped Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena in Baghdad. (Sgrena was freed a month later; however, an Italian agent who'd secured her release was killed by U.S. gunfire at a checkpoint.) Actor and civil rights activist Ossie Davis died in Miami Beach, Florida, at age 87.

Five years ago: Republican Scott Brown took over the seat of the late Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy as he was sworn in by Vice President Joe Biden at a Capitol Hill ceremony. The first National Tea Party Convention opened in Nashville.

One year ago: The Congressional Budget Office said several million American workers would reduce their hours on the job or leave the workforce entirely because of incentives built into President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

Today's Birthdays: Actor William Phipps is 93. Former Argentinian President Isabel Peron is 84. Actor Gary Conway is 79. Movie director George A. Romero is 75. Actor John Schuck is 75. Rock musician John Steel (The Animals) is 74. Singer Florence LaRue (The Fifth Dimension) is 73. Former Vice President Dan Quayle is 68. Rock singer Alice Cooper is 67. Actor Michael Beck is 66. Actress Lisa Eichhorn is 63. Football Hall-of-Famer Lawrence Taylor is 56. Actress Pamelyn Ferdin is 56. Rock singer Tim Booth is 55. Rock musician Henry Bogdan is 54. Country singer Clint Black is 53. Rock musician Noodles (The Offspring) is 52. Country musician Dave Buchanan (Yankee Grey) is 49. Actress Gabrielle Anwar is 45. Actor Rob Corddry is 44. Singer David (dah-VEED') Garza is 44. Actor Michael Goorjian is 44. TV personality Nicolle Wallace (TV: "The View") is 43. Olympic gold medal boxer Oscar De La Hoya is 42. Rock musician Rick Burch (Jimmy Eat World) is 40. Singer Natalie Imbruglia (em-BROO'-lee-ah) is 40. Rapper Cam'ron is 39. Rock singer Gavin DeGraw is 38. Olympic gold medal gymnast-turned-singer Carly Patterson is 27.

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Today is Thursday, Feb. 4, the 35th day of 2016. There are 331 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 4, 1945, President Franklin D. Roosevelt, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Soviet leader Josef Stalin began a wartime conference at Yalta.

Ten years ago: Thousands of Syrians enraged by caricatures of the prophet Muhammad torched the Danish and Norwegian embassies in Damascus. In Gaza, Palestinians marched through the streets, storming European buildings and burning German and Danish flags. A stampede at a Manila stadium resulted in 74 deaths. Thousands of mourners poured into the Georgia Capitol rotunda to pay tribute to civil rights activist Coretta Scott King. Feminist author Betty Friedan died on her 85th birthday in Washington, D.C. Troy Aikman, Reggie White, Warren Moon, Harry Carson, John Madden and Rayfield Wright were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Five years ago: President Barack Obama appealed to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to focus on his legacy and begin an orderly process to relinquish the power he'd held for 30 years; however, Obama stopped short of calling for Mubarak's immediate resignation. Iraq's prime minister, Nouri al-Maliki, said he would return half of his annual salary to the public treasury in a symbolic gesture that appeared calculated to insulate him against anti-government unrest spreading across the Middle East.

One year ago: As Boston continued to dig out from more than 3 feet of snow in the past week, the New England Patriots were finally honored with a parade celebrating their fourth Super Bowl win. Some fans defied police warnings and watched the parade from atop giant piles of snow.

Today's Birthdays: Actor William Phipps is 94. Former Argentinian President Isabel Peron is 85. Actor Gary Conway is 80. Movie director George A. Romero is 76. Actor John Schuck is 76. Rock musician John Steel (The Animals) is 75. Singer Florence LaRue (The Fifth Dimension) is 74. Former Vice President Dan Quayle is 69. Rock singer Alice Cooper is 68. Actor Michael Beck is 67. Actress Lisa Eichhorn is 64. Football Hall-of-Famer Lawrence Taylor is 57. Actress Pamelyn Ferdin is 57. Rock singer Tim Booth is 56. Rock musician Henry Bogdan is 55. Country singer Clint Black is 54. Rock musician Noodles (The Offspring) is 53. Country musician Dave Buchanan (Yankee Grey) is 50. Actress Gabrielle Anwar is 46. Actor Rob Corddry is 45. Singer David (dah-VEED') Garza is 45. Actor Michael Goorjian is 45. TV personality Nicolle Wallace (TV: formerly co-host "The View") is 44. Olympic gold medal boxer Oscar De La Hoya is 43. Rock musician Rick Burch (Jimmy Eat World) is 41. Singer Natalie Imbruglia (em-BROO'-lee-ah) is 41. Rapper Cam'ron is 40. Rock singer Gavin DeGraw is 39. Olympic gold medal gymnast-turned-singer Carly Patterson is 28.

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Today is Saturday, Feb. 4, the 35th day of 2017. There are 330 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 4, 1789, electors chose George Washington to be the first president of the United States.

Ten years ago: The Indianapolis Colts won Super Bowl XLI (41), beating the Chicago Bears 29-17. Singer-actress Barbara McNair died in Los Angeles at age 72.

Five years ago: Russia and China vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution aimed at ending Syria's bloodshed. Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney cruised to a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses. Running back Curtis Martin, the fourth-leading rusher in NFL history, and linemen Chris Doleman, Cortez Kennedy, Willie Roaf and Dermontti Dawson were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame, along with senior committee choice Jack Butler. Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers won the 2011 Associated Press NFL Most Valuable Player award in a landslide. Florence Green, who had served with the Women's Royal Air Force and was recognized as the last veteran of World War I, died in King's Lynn, eastern England, at age 110.

One year ago: In their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders of subjecting her to an "artful smear" by trying to cast her as beholden to Wall Street interests while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of America's political establishment during the Democratic faceoff in Durham, N.H. Infuriating members of Congress, a smirking Martin Shkreli took the Fifth at a Capitol Hill hearing on his practice of jacking up drug prices as CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals. Six family members were found dead in their Chicago home. (Two suspects, one of them related to the victims by marriage, have been charged with first-degree murder.)

Today's Birthdays -- Feb. 4: Actor William Phipps is 95. Former Argentinian President Isabel Peron is 86. Actor Gary Conway is 81. Movie director George A. Romero is 77. Actor John Schuck is 77. Rock musician John Steel (The Animals) is 76. Singer Florence LaRue (The Fifth Dimension) is 75. Former Vice President Dan Quayle is 70. Rock singer Alice Cooper is 69. Actor Michael Beck is 68. Actress Lisa Eichhorn is 65. Football Hall-of-Famer Lawrence Taylor is 58. Actress Pamelyn Ferdin is 58. Rock singer Tim Booth is 57. Rock musician Henry Bogdan is 56. Country singer Clint Black is 55. Rock musician Noodles (The Offspring) is 54. Country musician Dave Buchanan (Yankee Grey) is 51. Actress Gabrielle Anwar is 47. Actor Rob Corddry is 46. Singer David (dah-VEED') Garza is 46. Actor Michael Goorjian is 46. TV personality Nicolle Wallace is 45. Olympic gold medal boxer Oscar De La Hoya is 44. Rock musician Rick Burch (Jimmy Eat World) is 42. Singer Natalie Imbruglia (em-BROO'-lee-ah) is 42. Rapper Cam'ron is 41. Rock singer Gavin DeGraw is 40. Actor Charlie Barnett is 29. Olympic gold medal gymnast-turned-singer Carly Patterson is 29.

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Today is Sunday, Feb. 4, the 35th day of 2018. There are 330 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:

On Feb. 4, 1783, Britain's King George III proclaimed a formal cessation of hostilities in the American Revolutionary War.

Ten years ago: President George W. Bush proposed a record $3.1 trillion budget that included huge deficits. Thomas S. Monson was introduced as the 16th president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, succeeding the late Gordon B. Hinckley. Harry Richard Landis, the next-to-last surviving U.S. veteran of World War I, died near Tampa, Fla., at age 108. (The last surviving U.S. World War I vet, Frank Buckles, died in February 2011.)



Five years ago: President Barack Obama signed a bill temporarily raising the government's $16.4 trillion borrowing limit, averting a default. British scientists announced they had rescued the skeletal remains of King Richard III, who lived during the 15th century, from the anonymity of a drab municipal parking lot. For the fifth straight week there was a new No. 1 in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll: Indiana. Reg Presley, 71, lead singer for the Troggs on "Wild Thing," died in Andover, England.



One year ago: The Justice Department appealed a judge's order temporarily blocking President Donald Trump's refugee and immigration ban, saying it was the "sovereign prerogative" of a president to admit or exclude aliens in order to protect national security. Running backs LaDainian Tomlinson and Terrell Davis and quarterback Kurt Warner were elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was voted The Associated Press 2016 NFL's Most Valuable Player and top offensive player. "La La Land" director Damien Chazelle waltzed off with the top honor at the Directors Guild of America Awards in Beverly Hills.



Today's Birthdays — Feb. 4: Actor William Phipps is 96. Actor Jerry Adler is 89. Former Argentinian President Isabel Peron is 87. Actor Gary Conway is 82. Actor John Schuck is 78. Rock musician John Steel (The Animals) is 77. Singer Florence LaRue (The Fifth Dimension) is 76. Former Vice President Dan Quayle is 71. Rock singer Alice Cooper is 70. Actor Michael Beck is 69. Actress Lisa Eichhorn is 66. Football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor is 59. Actress Pamelyn Ferdin is 59. Rock singer Tim Booth is 58. Rock musician Henry Bogdan is 57. Country singer Clint Black is 56. Rock musician Noodles (The Offspring) is 55. Country musician Dave Buchanan (Yankee Grey) is 52. Actress Gabrielle Anwar is 48. Actor Rob Corddry is 47. Singer David (dah-VEED') Garza is 47. Actor Michael Goorjian is 47. TV personality Nicolle Wallace is 46. Olympic gold medal boxer Oscar De La Hoya is 45. Rock musician Rick Burch (Jimmy Eat World) is 43. Singer Natalie Imbruglia (em-BROO'-lee-ah) is 43. Rapper Cam'ron is 42. Rock singer Gavin DeGraw is 41. Actor Charlie Barnett is 30. Olympic gold medal gymnast-turned-singer Carly Patterson is 30. Actress Kyla Kenedy (cq) (TV: "Speechless") is 15.

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