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February 10th - Happy Birthday to Emma Roberts and Chloe Grace Moretz


Today is Friday, Feb. 10, the 41st day of 2012. There are 325 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 10, 1962, the Soviet Union exchanged captured American U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers for Rudolf Abel, a Soviet spy held by the United States.

On this date:
In 1258, Baghdad falls to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate is destroyed.
In 1306, In front of the high altar of Greyfriars Church in Dumfries, Robert the Bruce murders John Comyn, his leading political rival, sparking revolution in the Scottish Wars of Independence
In 1355, The St. Scholastica's Day riot breaks out in Oxford, England, leaving 63 scholars and perhaps 30 locals dead in two days.
In 1567, An explosion destroys the Kirk o' Field house in Edinburgh, Scotland. The second husband of Mary, Queen of Scots, Lord Darnley is found strangled, in what many believe to be an assassination.
In 1763, French and Indian War: The 1763 Treaty of Paris ends the war and France cedes Quebec to Great Britain.
In 1798, Louis Alexandre Berthier invades Rome, proclaims a Roman Republic on February 15 and then on February 20 takes Pope Pius VI prisoner.
In 1814, Napoleonic Wars: Battle of Champaubert
In 1840, Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom marries Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha.
In 1846, First Anglo-Sikh War: Battle of Sobraon, British defeat Sikhs in final battle of the war
In 1862, American Civil War: A Union naval flotilla destroys the bulk of the Confederate Mosquito Fleet in the Battle of Elizabeth City on the Pasquotank River in North Carolina.
In 1863, The fire extinguisher is patented.
In 1870, The YWCA is founded in New York City.
In 1906, HMS Dreadnought is launched.
In 1912, Joseph Lister, the "Father of Antiseptic Surgery," died in Walmer, Kent, England, at age 84.
In 1920, Jozef Haller de Hallenburg performs symbolic wedding of Poland to the sea, celebrating restitution of Polish access to open sea.
In 1923, Texas Tech University is founded as Texas Technological College in Lubbock, Texas.
In 1933, The New York City-based Postal Telegraph Company introduces the first singing telegram.
In 1933, In round 13 of a boxing match at New York City's Madison Square Garden, Primo Carnera knocks out Ernie Schaaf, killing him.
In 1936, Second Italo-Abyssinian War: Italian troops launched the Battle of Amba Aradam against Ethiopian defenders.
In 1940, The Soviet Union begins mass deportations of Polish citizens from occupied eastern Poland to Siberia.
In 1942, Japanese submarine bombards Midway Atoll.
In 1942, the former French liner Normandie capsized in New York Harbor a day after it caught fire while being refitted for the U.S. Navy.
In 1942, RCA Victor presented Glenn Miller and his Orchestra with a "gold record" for their recording of "Chattanooga Choo Choo," which had sold more than 1 million copies.
In 1943, World War II: Attempting to completely lift the Siege of Leningrad, the Soviet Red Army engages German troops and Spanish volunteers in the Battle of Krasny Bor.
In 1947, Italy cedes most of Venezia Giulia to Yugoslavia.
In 1949, Arthur Miller's play "Death of a Salesman" opened at Broadway's Morosco Theater with Lee J. Cobb as Willy Loman.
In 1954, President Dwight Eisenhower warns against United States intervention in Vietnam.
In 1962, Republican George W. Romney announced his ultimately successful candidacy for governor of Michigan.
In 1964, Melbourne-Voyager collision: The aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne collides with the destroyer HMAS Voyager off the south coast of New South Wales, Australia.
In 1967, the 25th Amendment to the Constitution, dealing with presidential disability and succession, was ratified as Minnesota and Nevada adopted it.
In 1968, U.S. figure skater Peggy Fleming won America's only gold medal of the Winter Olympic Games in Grenoble, France.
In 1981, A fire set by a busboy at the Las Vegas Hilton hotel-casino kills eight and injures 198.
In 1989, Ron Brown is elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee becoming the first African American to lead a major American political party.
In 1992, boxer Mike Tyson was convicted in Indianapolis of raping Desiree Washington, a Miss Black America contestant. (Tyson served three years in prison.)
In 1992, author Alex Haley died in Seattle at age 70.
In 1996, The IBM supercomputer Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov for the first time.
In 1998, Voters in Maine repeal a gay rights law passed in 1997 becoming the first U.S. state to abandon such a law.
In 2003, France and Belgium break the NATO procedure of silent approval concerning the timing of protective measures for Turkey in case of a possible war with Iraq.
In 2005, playwright Arthur Miller died in Roxbury, Conn., at age 89 on the 56th anniversary of the Broadway opening of his "Death of a Salesman."
In 2005, North Korea announces it possesses nuclear weapons.
In 2009, The communication satellites Iridium 33 and Kosmos-2251 collide in orbit, destroying both.

Ten years ago: Snowboarder Kelly Clark won America's first gold at the Salt Lake City Olympics in women's halfpipe. Claudia Pechstein (PEH'-shtyn) of Germany shattered her own world record in the 3,000-meter speedskating event, crossing the line in 3:[sign in to see URL]. The Western Conference defeated the Eastern Conference, 135-120, in the NBA All-Star Game. Former U.N. ambassador Vernon A. Walters died in West Palm Beach, Fla., at age 85. Convict-author Jack Henry Abbott committed suicide in his cell; he was 58.

Five years ago: Less than a month after launching his presidential bid online, Democrat Barack Obama announced his candidacy in person, telling thousands outside the Illinois state capital in Springfield: "Let us transform this nation." Gen. David Petraeus took charge of U.S. forces in Iraq. The AFC defeated the NFC 31-28 in the Pro Bowl.

One year ago: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak refused to step down or leave the country and instead handed his powers to his vice president, stunning protesters in central Cairo who waved their shoes in contempt and shouted, "Leave, leave, leave." (Mubarak resigned the next day.)

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Today's Birthdays: Opera singer Leontyne Price is 85. Actor Robert Wagner is 82. Rock musician Don Wilson (The Ventures) is 79. Singer Roberta Flack is 75. Singer Jimmy Merchant (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers) is 72. Rock musician Bob Spalding (The Ventures) is 65. Olympic gold-medal swimmer Mark Spitz is 62. Walt Disney Co. president and chief executive Robert Iger is 61. World Golf Hall of Famer Greg Norman is 57. Actress Kathleen Beller is 56. Country singer Lionel Cartwright is 52. Movie director Alexander Payne is 51. ABC News correspondent George Stephanopoulos is 51. Political commentator Glenn Beck is 48. Actress Laura Dern is 45. Country singer Dude Mowrey is 40. Actress Elizabeth Banks is 38. Pop singer Rosanna Taverez (Eden's Crush) is 35. Actress Julia Pace Mitchell is 34. Country musician Jeremy Baxter (Carolina Rain) is 32. Rock singer Eric Dill is 30. Rock musician Ben Romans (The Click Five) is 30. Kansas City Royals' left fielder Alex Gordon is 28. Actress Emma Roberts is 21. Actress Makenzie Vega is 18. Actress Chloe Grace Moretz is 15.

Other notable birthdays, Feb. 10:
1933, Richard Schickel, American film critic
1934, Fleur Adcock, New Zealand poet
1941, Michael Apted, British director
1943, Bill Laskey, American football player
1944, Frank Keating, American politician and 25th Governor of Oklahoma
1949, Nigel Olsson, English drummer
1949, Harold Sylvester, American actor
1954, Larry McWilliams, American baseball player
1955, Jim Cramer, American television personality
1959, John Calipari, American basketball coach
1959, Dennis Gentry, American football player
1962, Bobby Czyz, American boxer
1963, Lenny Dykstra, American baseball player
1966, Daryl Johnston, American football player
1969, Laurie Dhue, American television personality
1970, Alberto Castillo, Dominican baseball player
1974, Ty Law, American football player
1975, Hiroki Kuroda, Japanese baseball player
1976, Lance Berkman, American baseball player
1976, Keeley Hawes, English actress
1979, Jumaine Jones, American basketball player
1979, Daryl Palumbo, American musician
1980, César Izturis, Venezuelan baseball player
1981, Holly Willoughby, British TV presenter
1982, Justin Gatlin, American sprinter
1986, Jeff Adrien, American basketball player

Born on this day, Feb. 10, passed away:
1890, Boris Pasternak, Russian writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1960)
1892, Alan Hale Sr., American actor (d. 1950)
1893, Jimmy Durante, American actor and comedian (d. 1980)
1893, Bill Tilden, American tennis player (d. 1953)
1894, Harold Macmillan, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, 1957-1963 (d. 1986)
1897, Dame Judith Anderson, Australian actress (d. 1992)
1897, John Franklin Enders, American scientist, Nobel Prize Laureate (d. 1985)
1898, Bertolt Brecht, German author (d. 1956)
1901, Stella Adler, American actress (d. 1992)
1905, Walter A. Brown, American professional sports team owner and executive (d. 1964)
1905, William Henry "Chick" Webb, American drummer and swing band leader (d. 1939)
1906, Lon Chaney Jr., American actor (d. 1973)
1929, Jerry Goldsmith, American composer (d. 2004)
1940, Kenny Rankin, American pop and jazz singer and songwriter (d. 2009)
1943, Ral Donner, American singer (d. 1984)
1944, Peter Allen, Australian singer and actor (d. 1992)
1960, Robert Addie, British actor (d. 2003)
1964, Victor Davis, Canadian swimmer (d. 1989)

Notable deaths, Feb. 10:
1829, Pope Leo XII (b. 1760)
1912, Joseph Lister, British surgeon (b. 1827)
1939, Pope Pius XI (b. 1857)
1957, Laura Ingalls Wilder, American author (b. 1867)
1992, Alex Haley, American author (b. 1921)
2000, Jim Varney, American actor (b. 1949)
2003, Ron Ziegler, American press secretary to Richard Nixon (b. 1939)
2004, Guy Provost, Quebec actor (b. 1925)
2005, Arthur Miller, American playwright (b. 1915)
2008, Roy Scheider, American actor (b. 1932)
2010, Fred Schaus, American basketball coach and executive (b. 1925)
2010, Charles Wilson, American politician (b. 1933)

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Today is Sunday, Feb. 10, the 41st day of 2013. There are 324 days left in the year. This is the Chinese New Year of the Snake.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 10, 1763 -- Britain, Spain and France signed the Treaty of Paris, ending the Seven Years' War (also known as the French and Indian War in North America).

One year ago: President Barack Obama, under fierce election-year fire, abruptly abandoned his stand that religious organizations had to pay for free birth control for workers, demanding that insurance companies step in to provide the coverage instead.

Today's Birthdays: Cinematographer Douglas Slocombe ("Raiders of the Lost Ark") is 100. Actor Robert Wagner is 83. Rock musician Don Wilson (The Ventures) is 80. Singer Roberta Flack is 76. Singer Jimmy Merchant (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers) is 73. Rock musician Bob Spalding (The Ventures) is 66. Olympic gold-medal swimmer Mark Spitz is 63. Walt Disney Co. chairman and chief executive Robert Iger is 62. Rock musician and composer Cory Lerios (Pablo Cruise) is 62. World Golf Hall of Famer Greg Norman is 58. Actress Kathleen Beller is 57. Country singer Lionel Cartwright is 53. ABC News correspondent George Stephanopoulos is 52. Retired MLB All-Star Lenny Dykstra is 50. Political commentator Glenn Beck is 49. Actress Laura Dern is 46. Country singer Dude Mowrey is 41. Actress Elizabeth Banks is 39. Pop singer Rosanna Taverez (Eden's Crush) is 36. Actress Julia Pace Mitchell is 35. Country musician Jeremy Baxter (Carolina Rain) is 33. Rock singer Eric Dill is 31. Rock musician Ben Romans (The Click Five) is 31. Actress Emma Roberts is 22. Actress Makenzie Vega is 19. Actress Chloe Grace Moretz is 16.

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Today is Monday, Feb. 10, the 41st day of 2014. There are 324 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 10, 1968, U.S. figure skater Peggy Fleming won America's only gold medal of the Winter Olympic Games in Grenoble, France.

Ten years ago: The White House, trying to end doubts about President George W. Bush's Vietnam-era military service, released documents it said proved he had met his requirements in the Texas Air National Guard. Democrat John Kerry won the Virginia and Tennessee primaries. A truck bombing in Iskandariyah, Iraq, killed 53 people. An Iranian plane crashed in the United Arab Emirates, killing 46 people.

Five years ago: The Senate approved President Barack Obama's giant economic stimulus measure. U.S. and Russian communication satellites collided in the first-ever crash of its kind in orbit, shooting out a pair of massive debris clouds. Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni's (TSIH'-pee LIHV'-neez) centrist Kadima Party narrowly won the most seats in Israel's 120-member parliament. (However, it was Benjamin Netanyahu who ended up forming the new Israeli government.)

One year ago: Joe Paterno's family released its response to Penn State's report on the Jerry Sandusky scandal, attacking Louis Freeh's conclusion that the coach hid sex abuse allegations against his longtime assistant. Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford took charge of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan. A stampede killed 37 people during a Hindu festival in northern India. At the Grammy Awards, Fun. won song of the year for "We Are Young"; Gotye's massive and oddball pop hit "Somebody I Used to Know" picked up record of the year.

Today's Birthdays: Cinematographer Douglas Slocombe ("Raiders of the Lost Ark") is 101. Opera singer Leontyne Price is 87. Actor Robert Wagner is 84. Rock musician Don Wilson (The Ventures) is 81. Singer Roberta Flack is 77. Singer Jimmy Merchant (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers) is 74. Rock musician Bob Spalding (The Ventures) is 67. Olympic gold-medal swimmer Mark Spitz is 64. Walt Disney Co. chairman and chief executive Robert Iger is 63. Rock musician and composer Cory Lerios (Pablo Cruise) is 63. World Golf Hall of Famer Greg Norman is 59. Actress Kathleen Beller is 58. Country singer Lionel Cartwright is 54. Movie director Alexander Payne (Film: "Nebraska") is 53. ABC News correspondent George Stephanopoulos is 53. Retired MLB All-Star Lenny Dykstra is 51. Political commentator Glenn Beck is 50. Actress Laura Dern is 47. Country singer Dude Mowrey is 42. Actor Jason Olive is 42. Actress Elizabeth Banks is 40. Pop singer Rosanna Taverez (Eden's Crush) is 37. Actress Julia Pace Mitchell is 36. Country musician Jeremy Baxter (Carolina Rain) is 34. Actor Max Brown is 33. Actor Barry Sloane (TV: "Revenge") is 33. Rock singer Eric Dill is 32. Rock musician Ben Romans (The Click Five) is 32. Actress Emma Roberts is 23. Actress Makenzie Vega is 20. Actress Chloe Grace Moretz is 17

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Today is Tuesday, Feb. 10, the 41st day of 2015. There are 324 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 10, 1940, MGM released the animated short "Puss Gets the Boot," the debut of Tom and Jerry (although in this cartoon, the cat is called "Jasper" by its owner while the mouse was dubbed "Jinx" by creators William Hanna and Joseph Barbera).

Ten years ago: Playwright Arthur Miller died in Roxbury, Connecticut, at age 89 on the 56th anniversary of the Broadway opening of "Death of a Salesman." Britain's Prince Charles announced he would marry his divorced lover, Camilla Parker Bowles, in April. North Korea boasted publicly for the first time that it possessed nuclear weapons. New York civil rights lawyer Lynne Stewart was convicted of smuggling messages of violence from one of her jailed clients, radical Egyptian sheik Omar Abdel-Rahman, to his terrorist disciples on the outside. (Stewart was initially sentenced to two years, four months in prison, but had that sentence increased to 10 years; she was released in Dec. 2013 because of her terminal cancer.)

Five years ago: Shuttle Endeavour arrived to a warm welcome at the International Space Station, delivering a new room and observation deck. Former Congressman Charlie Wilson, a Texas Democrat whose funding of Afghanistan's resistance to the Soviet Union was chronicled in the movie and book "Charlie Wilson's War," died in Dallas at age 76.

One year ago: In Iraq, an instructor teaching his militant recruits how to make car bombs accidentally set off explosives in his demonstration, killing 21 of them in a blast that alerted authorities to the existence of a training camp north of Baghdad. Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany won Olympic gold at Sochi in the super-combined less than a second ahead of both silver medalist Nicole Hosp of Austria and Julia Mancuso of the United States, who won the bronze. Actress-turned-diplomat Shirley Temple Black, 85, died at her home near San Francisco.

Today's Birthdays: Cinematographer Douglas Slocombe (Film: "Raiders of the Lost Ark") is 102. Opera singer Leontyne Price is 88. Actor Robert Wagner is 85. Rock musician Don Wilson (The Ventures) is 82. Singer Roberta Flack is 78. Singer Jimmy Merchant (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers) is 75. Rock musician Bob Spalding (The Ventures) is 68. Olympic gold-medal swimmer Mark Spitz is 65. Walt Disney Co. chairman and chief executive Robert Iger is 64. Rock musician and composer Cory Lerios (Pablo Cruise) is 64. World Golf Hall of Famer Greg Norman is 60. Actress Kathleen Beller is 59. Country singer Lionel Cartwright is 55. Movie director Alexander Payne is 54. ABC News correspondent George Stephanopoulos is 54. Retired MLB All-Star Lenny Dykstra is 52. Political commentator Glenn Beck is 51. Actress Laura Dern is 48. Country singer Dude Mowrey is 43. Actor Jason Olive is 43. Actress Elizabeth Banks is 41. Pop singer Rosanna Taverez (Eden's Crush) is 38. Actress Julia Pace Mitchell is 37. Reggaeton singer Don Omar is 37. Country musician Jeremy Baxter (Carolina Rain) is 35. Actress Uzo Aduba (TV: "Orange is the New Black") is 34. Actor Max Brown is 34. Actor Barry Sloane (TV: "Revenge") is 34. Rock singer Eric Dill is 33. Rock musician Ben Romans (The Click Five) is 33. Actress Emma Roberts is 24. Actress Makenzie Vega is 21. Actress Chloe Grace Moretz is 18. Actress Yara Shahidi (TV: "black-ish") is 15.

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Today is Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10, the 41st day of 2016. There are 325 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 10, 1996, world chess champion Garry Kasparov lost the first game of a match in Philadelphia against an IBM computer dubbed "Deep Blue." (Kasparov ended up winning the match, 4 games to 2; he was defeated by Deep Blue in a rematch the following year.)

Ten years ago: Former federal disaster chief Michael Brown told a Senate committee he had alerted the White House to how bad things were in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, and agreed with senators who said he'd been made a scapegoat for government failures. The Winter Olympics opened in Turin, Italy, with cross-country skier and gold medalist Stefania Belmondo lighting the caldron. Dr. Norman Shumway, who performed the first successful U.S. heart transplant, died in Palo Alto, Calif., at age 83.

Five years ago: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak refused to step down or leave the country and instead handed his powers to his vice president, stunning protesters in central Cairo who waved their shoes in contempt and shouted, "Leave, leave, leave." (Mubarak resigned the next day.)

One year ago: The parents of Kayla Jean Mueller and U.S. officials confirmed the death of the 26-year-old aid worker who had been held captive by the Islamic State group (IS said Mueller had been killed in a Jordanian airstrike). Three Muslim college students were shot to death at a condominium complex near the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; a neighbor, Craig Stephen Hicks, is charged with murder. NBC announced it was suspending Brian Williams as "Nightly News" anchor and managing editor for six months without pay for misleading the public about his experiences covering the Iraq War. Jon Stewart announced he would step down as host of "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central later in the year.

Today's Birthdays: Cinematographer Douglas Slocombe is 103. Opera singer Leontyne Price is 89. Actor Robert Wagner is 86. Rock musician Don Wilson (The Ventures) is 83. Singer Roberta Flack is 79. Singer Jimmy Merchant (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers) is 76. Rock musician Bob Spalding (The Ventures) is 69. Olympic gold-medal swimmer Mark Spitz is 66. Walt Disney Co. chairman and chief executive Robert Iger is 65. Rock musician and composer Cory Lerios (Pablo Cruise) is 65. World Golf Hall of Famer Greg Norman is 61. Actress Kathleen Beller is 60. Country singer Lionel Cartwright is 56. Movie director Alexander Payne is 55. ABC News correspondent George Stephanopoulos is 55. Retired MLB All-Star Lenny Dykstra is 53. Political commentator Glenn Beck is 52. Actress Laura Dern is 49. Country singer Dude Mowrey is 44. Actor Jason Olive is 44. Actress Elizabeth Banks is 42. Pop singer Rosanna Taverez (Eden's Crush) is 39. Actress Julia Pace Mitchell is 38. Reggaeton singer Don Omar is 38. Country musician Jeremy Baxter (Carolina Rain) is 36. Actress Uzo Aduba is 35. Actor Max Brown is 35. Actor Barry Sloane is 35. Rock singer Eric Dill is 34. Rock musician Ben Romans (The Click Five) is 34. Actress Emma Roberts is 25. Actress Makenzie Vega is 22. Actress Chloe Grace Moretz is 19. Actress Yara Shahidi is 16.

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Today is Saturday, Feb. 10, the 41st day of 2018. There are 324 days left in the year.



Today's Highlight in History:

On Feb. 10, 1968, U.S. figure skater Peggy Fleming, 19, won America's only gold medal of the Winter Olympic Games in Grenoble, France, in the ladies' singles event. (Gabriele Seyfert of East Germany earned the silver medal, Hana Maskova of Czechoslovakia, the bronze.)

Ten years ago: Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton replaced campaign manager Patti Solis Doyle with longtime aide Maggie Williams. Barack Obama defeated Clinton in the Maine Democratic presidential caucuses. The NFC defeated the AFC 42-30 in the Pro Bowl. Amy Winehouse won five Grammys, including record and song of the year for "Rehab." Death claimed actor Roy Scheider, 75; lounge rocker Freddie Bell, 76; and "Howard the Duck" creator Steve Gerber, 60.



Five years ago: Joe Paterno's family released its response to Penn State's report on the Jerry Sandusky scandal, attacking Louis Freeh's conclusion that the coach hid sex abuse allegations against his longtime assistant. Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford took charge of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan. At the Grammy Awards, Fun. won song of the year for "We Are Young"; Gotye's "Somebody I Used to Know" picked up record of the year.



One year ago: President Donald Trump, fresh off patching up ties with China, reassured Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House that the U.S. would defend its close ally. Retired Lt. Gen. Harold G. "Hal" Moore, the American hero known for saving most of his men in the 1965 Battle of Ia Drang during the Vietnam War, died in Auburn, Alabama, at age 94. Billionaire businessman Mike Ilitch, who founded the Little Caesars pizza empire before buying the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers, died at age 87.



Today's Birthdays — Feb. 10: Opera singer Leontyne Price is 91. Actor Robert Wagner is 88. Rock musician Don Wilson (The Ventures) is 85. Singer Roberta Flack is 81. Singer Jimmy Merchant (Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers) is 78. Movie director Michael Apted is 77. Rock musician Bob Spalding (The Ventures) is 71. Olympic gold-medal swimmer Mark Spitz is 68. Walt Disney Co. chairman and chief executive Robert Iger is 67. Rock musician and composer Cory Lerios (Pablo Cruise) is 67. World Golf Hall of Famer Greg Norman is 63. Actress Kathleen Beller is 62. Country singer Lionel Cartwright is 58. Movie director Alexander Payne is 57. ABC News correspondent George Stephanopoulos is 57. Retired MLB All-Star Lenny Dykstra is 55. Political commentator Glenn Beck is 54. Actress Laura Dern is 51. Writer-producer-director Vince Gilligan (TV: "Breaking Bad") is 51. Country singer Dude Mowrey is 46. Actor Jason Olive is 46. Actress Elizabeth Banks is 44. Pop singer Rosanna Taverez (Eden's Crush) is 41. Actress Julia Pace Mitchell is 40. Reggaeton singer Don Omar is 40. Country musician Jeremy Baxter (Carolina Rain) is 38. Actress Uzo Aduba is 37. Actor Max Brown is 37. Actor Barry Sloane is 37. Rock singer Eric Dill is 36. Rock musician Ben Romans (The Click Five) is 36. Actor Trevante Rhodes is 28. Actress Emma Roberts is 27. Actress Makenzie Vega is 24. Actress Chloe Grace Moretz is 21. Actress Yara Shahidi (Grown-ish) is 18.

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