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February 24th - Happy Birthday Edward James Olmos and Bonnie Somerville


Today is Friday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2012. There are 311 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 24, 1942, the SS Struma, a charter ship attempting to carry Jewish refugees from Romania to Palestine during World War II, was torpedoed and sunk by a Soviet submarine after being towed and abandoned in the Black Sea by Turkish authorities; all but one of the 769 refugees on board perished.

On this date:
In 303, Diocletian, Roman Emperor, publishes his edict that begins the persecution of Christians in his portion of the Empire.
In 1303, Battle of Roslin, of the First War of Scottish Independence.
In 1387, King Charles III of Naples and Hungary is assassinated at Buda.
In 1525, Spanish-Imperial army defeat French army at Battle of Pavia.
In 1538, Treaty of Nagyvarad between Ferdinand I and John Zápolya.
In 1582, Pope Gregory XIII issued a papal bull, or edict, outlining his calendar reforms. (The Gregorian Calendar is the calendar in general use today.)
In 1607, L'Orfeo by Claudio Monteverdi, one of the first works recognized as an opera, receives its première performance.
In 1711, The London première of Rinaldo by George Frideric Handel, the first Italian opera written for the London stage.
In 1803, In Marbury v. Madison, the Supreme Court of the United States establishes the principle of judicial review.
In 1809, London's Drury Lane Theatre burns to the ground, leaving owner Richard Brinsley Sheridan destitute.
In 1821, Mexican rebels proclaimed the "Plan de Iguala," their declaration of independence from Spain.
In 1822, The 1st Swaminarayan temple in the world, Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Ahmedabad, is inaugurated.
In 1826, The signing of the Treaty of Yandaboo marks the end of the First Burmese War.
In 1831, The Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, the first removal treaty in accordance with the Indian Removal Act, is proclaimed. The Choctaws in Mississippi cede land east of the river in exchange for payment and land in the West.
In 1848, King Louis-Philippe of France abdicates the throne.
In 1863, Arizona is organized as a United States territory.
In 1868, the House of Representatives impeached President Andrew Johnson following his attempted dismissal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton; Johnson was later acquitted by the Senate.
In 1875, The SS Gothenburg hits the Great Barrier Reef and sinks off the Australian east coast, killing approximately 100, including a number of high profile civil servants and dignitaries.
In 1881, China and Russia sign the Sino-Russian Ili Treaty.
In 1895, Revolution breaks out in Baire, a town near Santiago de Cuba, beginning the second war for Cuban independence, that ends with the Spanish-American War in 1898.
In 1912, the American Jewish women's organization Hadassah was founded in New York City.
In 1917, World War I: The U.S. ambassador to the United Kingdom is given the Zimmermann Telegram, in which Germany pledges to ensure the return of New Mexico, Texas, and Arizona to Mexico if Mexico declares war on the United States.
In 1918, Estonia issued its Declaration of Independence.
In 1920, the German Workers Party, which later became the Nazi Party, met in Munich to adopt its platform.
In 1942, The Battle of Los Angeles, one of the largest documented UFO sightings in history; the event lasted into the early hours of February 26, 1942.
In 1944, Merrill's Marauders: The Marauders begin their 1,000 mile journey through Japanese occupied Burma.
In 1945, Egyptian Premier Ahmed Maher Pasha is killed in Parliament after reading a decree.
In 1946, Argentinian men went to the polls to elect Juan D. Peron their president.
In 1961, the Federal Communications Commission authorized the nation's first full-scale trial of pay television in Hartford, Conn.
In 1968, Vietnam War: The Tet Offensive is halted; South Vietnam recaptures Hué.
In 1971, The All India Forward Bloc holds an emergency central committee meeting after its chairman, Hemantha Kumar Bose, is killed 3 days earlier. P.K. Mookiah Thevar is appointed as the new chairman.
In 1976, Cuba: national Constitution is proclaimed.
In 1980, The United States Olympic Hockey team completes their Miracle on Ice by defeating Finland 4-2 to win the gold medal.
In 1981, An earthquake registering 6.7 on the Richter scale hits Athens, killing 16 people and destroying buildings in several towns west of the city.
In 1981, Buckingham Palace announced the engagement of Britain's Prince Charles to Lady Diana Spencer.
In 1983, A special commission of the U.S. Congress releases a report that condemns the practice of Japanese internment during World War II.
In 1989, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini offers a US$3 million bounty for the death of The Satanic Verses author Salman Rushdie.
In 1989, United Airlines Flight 811, bound for New Zealand from Honolulu, Hawaii, rips open during flight, sucking 9 passengers out of the business-class section.
In 1992, Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain married Hole lead vocalist Courtney Love in Hawaii.
In 1996, The last occurrence of February 24 as a leap day in the European Union and for the Roman Catholic Church.
In 1999, The State of Arizona executes Karl LaGrand, a German national convicted of murder during a botched bank robbery, in spite of Germany's legal action to attempt to save him.
In 1999, A China Southern Airlines Tupolev TU-154 airliner crashes on approach to Wenzhou airport in eastern the People's Republic of China, killing 61.
In 2006, Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo declares Proclamation 1017 placing the country in a state of emergency in attempt to subdue a possible military coup.
In 2007, Japan launches its fourth spy satellite, stepping up its ability to monitor potential threats such as North Korea.
In 2008, Fidel Castro retires as the President of Cuba after nearly 50 years.
In 2011, Final Launch of Space Shuttle Discovery (OV-103).

Ten years ago: The Salt Lake City Olympics came to a close, the same day Canada won its first hockey gold in 50 years (the U.S. won silver) and three cross-country skiers were thrown out of the games for using a performance-enhancing drug.

Five years ago: A suicide truck bomber struck worshippers leaving a Sunni mosque in Habbaniyah, 50 miles west of Baghdad, killing at least 52 people. The Virginia General Assembly passed a resolution expressing "profound regret" for the state's role in slavery. Denver Broncos running back Damien Nash, 24, collapsed and died after a charity basketball game he'd hosted in suburban St. Louis.

One year ago: Discovery, the world's most traveled spaceship, thundered into orbit for the final time, heading toward the International Space Station on a journey marking the beginning of the end of the shuttle era.

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Today's Birthdays: Actor Abe Vigoda is 91. Actor Steven Hill is 90. Actor-singer Dominic Chianese is 81. Movie composer Michel Legrand is 80. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., is 70. Actor Barry Bostwick is 67. Actor Edward James Olmos is 65. Singer-writer-producer Rupert Holmes is 65. Rock singer-musician George Thorogood is 62. Actress Debra Jo Rupp is 61. Actress Helen Shaver is 61. News anchor Paula Zahn is 56. Country singer Sammy Kershaw is 54. Actor Mark Moses is 54. Singer Michelle Shocked is 50. Movie director Todd Field is 48. Actor Billy Zane is 46. Actress Bonnie Somerville is 38. Rhythm-and-blues singer Brandon Brown (Mista) is 29. Rock musician Matt McGinley (Gym Class Heroes) is 29. Actor Wilson Bethel is 28.

Other notable birthdays, Feb. 24:
1934, Linda Cristal, Argentina-born actress (High Chaparral)
1938, Phil Knight, American sportswear manufacturer (Nike)
1942, Paul Jones, English singer (Manfred Mann)
1947, Mike Fratello, American basketball head coach
1955, Alain Prost, French race car driver
1956, Eddie Murray, American baseball player
1959, Beth Broderick, American actress
1960, Nick Esasky, American baseball player
1965, Jane Swift, American politician
1966, René Arocha, Cuban baseball player
1970, Jeff Garcia, American football player
1972, Manon Rhéaume, Canadian ice hockey player
1973, Richard Clapp, Canadian baseball player
1973, Chris Fehn, American percussionist (Slipknot)
1974, Chad Hugo, American musician (N*E*R*D) and producer (The Neptunes)
1974, Mike Lowell, Puerto Rican baseball player
1976, Eric Griffin, American rock guitarist
1976, Zach Johnson, American golfer
1976, Matt Skiba, American musician (Alkaline Trio, Heavens)
1977, Bronson Arroyo, American baseball player
1977, Jay Kenneth Johnson, American actor
1977, Floyd Mayweather Jr, American boxer
1978, John Nolan, American musician (Straylight Run)
1981, Lleyton Hewitt, Australian tennis player
1982, Nick Blackburn, American baseball player
1989, Trace Cyrus, American musician
1989, Kosta Koufos, American basketball player

Born on this day, passed away, Feb. 24:
1786, Wilhelm Grimm, German philologist and folklorist (d. 1859)
1874, Honus Wagner, American baseball player (d. 1955)
1885, Chester Nimitz, U.S. admiral (d. 1966)
1890, Marjorie Main, American actress (d. 1975)
1932, John Vernon, Canadian actor (d. 2005)
1938, James Farentino, American actor (d. 2012)
1940, Pete Duel, American actor (d. 1971)
1955, Steve Jobs, American computer pioneer (d. 2011)
1968, Mitch Hedberg, American comedian (d. 2005)

Notable deaths, Feb. 24:
1815, Robert Fulton, American inventor (b. 1765)
1914, Joshua Chamberlain, Civil War hero for the Union on Little Round Top at the Battle of Gettysburg (b. 1828)
1970, Conrad Nagel, American actor (b. 1897)
1990, Tony Conigliaro, American baseball player (b. 1945)
1990, Malcolm Forbes, American publisher (b. 1917)
1990, Johnnie Ray, American singer (b. 1927)
1991, George Gobel, American comedian (b. 1919)
1994, Dinah Shore, American actress and singer (b. 1916)
1998, Henny Youngman, English-born comedian (b. 1906)
2004, John Randolph, American actor (b. 1915)
2006, Don Knotts, American actor (b. 1924)
2006, Dennis Weaver, American actor (b. 1924)
2007, Bruce Bennett, American actor (b. 1906)
2007, Lamar Lundy, American football player (b. 1935)
2007, Damien Nash, American football player (b. 1982)

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Today is Sunday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2013. There are 310 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 24, 1868, the U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Andrew Johnson following his attempted dismissal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton; Johnson was later acquitted by the Senate.

One year ago: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, in Tunisia for a conference on Syria, blasted Russia and China as "despicable" for opposing U.N. action aimed at stopping the bloodshed in Syria. Jan Berenstain, 88, who with her husband, Stan, wrote and illustrated the Berenstain Bears books, died in Solebury, Pa.

Today's Birthdays: Actor Abe Vigoda is 92. Actor Steven Hill is 91. Actress Emmanuelle Riva is 86. Actor-singer Dominic Chianese (kee-uh-NAY'-see) is 82. Movie composer Michel Legrand is 81. Opera singer-director Renata Scotto is 79. Former Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., is 71. Actor Barry Bostwick is 68. Actor Edward James Olmos is 66. Singer-writer-producer Rupert Holmes is 66. Rock singer-musician George Thorogood is 63. Actress Debra Jo Rupp is 62. Actress Helen Shaver is 62. News anchor Paula Zahn is 57. Country singer Sammy Kershaw is 55. Actor Mark Moses is 55. Singer Michelle Shocked is 51. Movie director Todd Field is 49. Actor Billy Zane is 47. Actress Bonnie Somerville is 39. Rhythm-and-blues singer Brandon Brown (Mista) is 30. Rock musician Matt McGinley (Gym Class Heroes) is 30. Actor Wilson Bethel is 29.

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Today is Monday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2014. There are 310 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 24, 1864, according to the National Park Service, the first Union prisoners arrived at the Confederates' Andersonville prison camp in Georgia. During its 14 months of existence, the overcrowded camp ended up holding some 45,000 men, more than four times its intended capacity; nearly 13,000 prisoners perished from disease, starvation or exposure.

Ten years ago: Democrat John Kerry defeated John Edwards by large margins in Utah and Idaho, and also won in Hawaii, where Edwards ran third behind Dennis Kucinich. President George W. Bush urged approval of a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriages. A [sign in to see URL] earthquake devastated an isolated region of northern Morocco, killing more than 600 people. Character actor John Randolph died in Hollywood at age 88.

Five years ago: In the first prime-time speech of his term, President Barack Obama appeared before Congress to sketch an agenda that began with jobs, then broadened quickly to include a stable credit system, better schools, health care reform, reliable domestic sources of energy and an end to the war in Iraq. Earlier in the day, President Obama held an 80-minute private talk with Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso.

One year ago: Pope Benedict XVI bestowed his final Sunday blessing of his pontificate on a cheering crowd in St. Peter's Square. At the Academy Awards, "Argo" won best picture while Ang Lee was named best director for "Life of Pi"; Daniel Day-Lewis won best actor for "Lincoln" while Jennifer Lawrence received the best actress award for "Silver Linings Playbook." Jimmie Johnson won his second Daytona 500, beating his Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr., who made a late move to finish second. Danica Patrick, the first woman to win the pole, finished eighth.

Today's Birthdays: Actor Abe Vigoda is 93. Actor Steven Hill is 92. Actress Emmanuelle Riva is 87. Actor-singer Dominic Chianese (kee-uh-NAY'-see) is 83. Movie composer Michel Legrand is 82. Opera singer-director Renata Scotto is 80. Former Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., is 72. Actor Barry Bostwick is 69. Actor Edward James Olmos is 67. Singer-writer-producer Rupert Holmes is 67. Rock singer-musician George Thorogood is 64. Actress Debra Jo Rupp is 63. Actress Helen Shaver is 63. News anchor Paula Zahn is 58. Baseball Hall of Famer Eddie Murray is 58. Country singer Sammy Kershaw is 56. Actor Mark Moses is 56. Singer Michelle Shocked is 52. Movie director Todd Field is 50. Actor Billy Zane is 48. Actress Bonnie Somerville is 40. Rhythm-and-blues singer Brandon Brown (Mista) is 31. Rock musician Matt McGinley (Gym Class Heroes) is 31. Actor Wilson Bethel is 30.

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Today is Tuesday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2015. There are 310 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 24, 1975, the Congressional Budget Office, charged with providing independent analyses of budgetary and economic issues, began operating under its first director, Alice Rivlin.

Ten years ago: Pope John Paul II underwent an operation to insert a tube in his throat to relieve breathing problems, hours after being rushed to the hospital for the second time in a month with flu-like symptoms.

Five years ago: Testifying before Congress, Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda apologized personally and repeatedly to the United States and millions of American Toyota owners for safety lapses that had led to deaths and widespread recalls. Trainer Dawn Brancheau was dragged to her death by a killer whale, Tilikum, at SeaWorld in Orlando, Fla.

One year ago: Despite Western pressure, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed an anti-gay bill that punished gay sex with up to life in prison. Writer-director-actor Harold Ramis, 69, died in Glencoe, Illinois. "Late Night with Seth Meyers" premiered on NBC.

Today's Birthdays: Actor Abe Vigoda is 94. Actor Steven Hill is 93. Actress Emmanuelle Riva is 88. Actor-singer Dominic Chianese (kee-uh-NAY'-see) is 84. Movie composer Michel Legrand is 83. Opera singer-director Renata Scotto is 81. Singer Joanie Sommers is 74. Former Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., is 73. Actor Barry Bostwick is 70. Actor Edward James Olmos is 68. Singer-writer-producer Rupert Holmes is 68. Rock singer-musician George Thorogood is 65. Actress Debra Jo Rupp is 64. Actress Helen Shaver is 64. News anchor Paula Zahn is 59. Baseball Hall of Famer Eddie Murray is 59. Country singer Sammy Kershaw is 57. Actor Mark Moses is 57. Singer Michelle Shocked is 53. Movie director Todd Field is 51. Actor Billy Zane is 49. Actress Bonnie Somerville is 41. Rhythm-and-blues singer Brandon Brown (Mista) is 32. Rock musician Matt McGinley (Gym Class Heroes) is 32. Actor Wilson Bethel is 31. Actor Alexander Koch (TV: "Under the Dome") is 27.

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Today is Wednesday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2016. There are 311 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 24, 1868, the U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Andrew Johnson following his attempted dismissal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton; Johnson was later acquitted by the Senate.

Ten years ago: Suicide bombers attempted to drive explosive-packed cars into the world's largest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia, but were foiled by guards who opened fire, detonating both vehicles; al-Qaida claimed responsibility. Julia Mancuso won gold in the women's giant slalom at the Turin Olympics. Death claimed actors Don Knotts in Los Angeles and Dennis Weaver in Ridgway, Colo.; both were 81.

Five years ago: Discovery, the world's most traveled spaceship, thundered into orbit for the final time, heading toward the International Space Station on a journey marking the beginning of the end of the shuttle era.

One year ago: President Barack Obama, defying a Republican-led Congress, rejected a bill to approve construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The Justice Department announced that George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin in a 2012 confrontation, would not face federal charges. A Texas jury rejected the insanity defense of Eddie Ray Routh, convicting him of murdering famed "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle and Chad Littlefield. A Metrolink passenger train collided with a truck at a crossing in Oxnard, California, killing the engineer and injuring 29 other people. Alaska became the third U.S. state to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.

Today's Birthdays: Actor Steven Hill is 94. Actress Emmanuelle Riva is 89. Actor-singer Dominic Chianese (kee-uh-NAY'-see) is 85. Movie composer Michel Legrand is 84. Opera singer-director Renata Scotto is 82. Singer Joanie Sommers is 75. Former Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., is 74. Actor Barry Bostwick is 71. Actor Edward James Olmos is 69. Singer-writer-producer Rupert Holmes is 69. Rock singer-musician George Thorogood is 66. Actress Debra Jo Rupp is 65. Actress Helen Shaver is 65. News anchor Paula Zahn is 60. Baseball Hall of Famer Eddie Murray is 60. Country singer Sammy Kershaw is 58. Actor Mark Moses is 58. Actress Beth Broderick is 57. Singer Michelle Shocked is 54. Movie director Todd Field is 52. Actor Billy Zane is 50. Actress Bonnie Somerville is 42. Jazz musician Jimmy Greene is 41. Rhythm-and-blues singer Brandon Brown (Mista) is 33. Rock musician Matt McGinley (Gym Class Heroes) is 33. Actor Wilson Bethel is 32. Actor Alexander Koch is 28. Rapper-actor O'Shea Jackson Jr. (Film: "Straight Outta Compton") is 25.

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Today is Friday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2017. There are 310 days left in the year.

Today's Highlight in History:
On Feb. 24, 1942, the SS Struma, a charter ship attempting to carry nearly 800 Jewish refugees from Romania to British-mandated Palestine during World War II, sank in the Black Sea off Turkey after it was torpedoed by a Soviet submarine; all but one of the refugees on board perished.

Ten years ago: A suicide truck bomber struck worshippers leaving a Sunni mosque in Habbaniyah, 50 miles west of Baghdad, killing at least 52 people. The Virginia General Assembly passed a resolution expressing "profound regret" for the state's role in slavery. Denver Broncos running back Damien Nash, 24, collapsed and died after hosting a charity basketball game in suburban St. Louis.

Five years ago: Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, in Tunisia for a conference on Syria, called Russia and China "despicable" for opposing U.N. action aimed at stopping the bloodshed caused by the Damascus regime's crackdown on an anti-government uprising. Jan Berenstain, 88, who with her husband, Stan, wrote and illustrated the Berenstain Bears books, died in Solebury Township, Pa.

One year ago: The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed Dr. Robert Califf to be commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. President Barack Obama nominated Carla Hayden, longtime head of Baltimore's library system, to be the 14th Librarian of Congress; Hayden became the first woman and the first African-American to hold the position. An Indianapolis man was convicted of murder, arson and insurance fraud for his role in a 2012 house explosion that killed two neighbors and devastated a subdivision. (Bob Leonard was sentenced to two consecutive life prison terms without parole, plus 70 years.) Surgeons at the Cleveland Clinic performed the nation's first uterus transplant on a 26-year-old woman, using an organ from a deceased donor (however, the transplant failed).

Today's Birthdays — Feb. 24: Actor-singer Dominic Chianese (kee-uh-NAY'-see) is 86. Movie composer Michel Legrand is 85. Opera singer-director Renata Scotto is 83. Singer Joanie Sommers is 76. Former Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., is 75. Actor Barry Bostwick is 72. Actor Edward James Olmos is 70. Singer-writer-producer Rupert Holmes is 70. Rock singer-musician George Thorogood is 67. Actress Debra Jo Rupp is 66. Actress Helen Shaver is 66. News anchor Paula Zahn is 61. Baseball Hall of Famer Eddie Murray is 61. Country singer Sammy Kershaw is 59. Actor Mark Moses is 59. Actress Beth Broderick is 58. Singer Michelle Shocked is 55. Movie director Todd Field is 53. Actor Billy Zane is 51. Actress Bonnie Somerville is 43. Jazz musician Jimmy Greene is 42. Rhythm-and-blues singer Brandon Brown (Mista) is 34. Rock musician Matt McGinley (Gym Class Heroes) is 34. Actor Wilson Bethel is 33. Actor Alexander Koch is 29. Rapper-actor O'Shea Jackson Jr. is 26.

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Today is Saturday, Feb. 24, the 55th day of 2018. There are 310 days left in the year.



Today's Highlight in History:

On Feb. 24, 1868, the U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Andrew Johnson by a vote of 126-47 following his attempted dismissal of Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton; Johnson was later acquitted by the Senate.

Ten years ago: "No Country for Old Men" won Academy Awards for best picture, best director and best screenplay adaptation for Joel and Ethan Coen and best supporting actor for Javier Bardem (HAH'-vee-ayr bahr-DEHM'); Daniel Day-Lewis won best actor for "There Will Be Blood," while Marion Cotillard (koh-tee-YAHR') was named best actress for "La Vie en Rose." Cuba's parliament named Raul Castro president, ending nearly 50 years of rule by his brother Fidel.



Five years ago: Pope Benedict XVI bestowed the final Sunday blessing of his pontificate on a cheering crowd in St. Peter's Square. At the Academy Awards, "Argo" won best picture while Ang Lee was named best director for "Life of Pi"; Daniel Day-Lewis won best actor for "Lincoln" while Jennifer Lawrence received the best actress award for "Silver Linings Playbook." Jimmie Johnson won his second Daytona 500, beating his Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr., who made a late move to finish second. Danica Patrick, the first woman to win the pole, finished eighth.



One year ago: Vice President Mike Pence assured the Republican Jewish Coalition meeting in Las Vegas that he and President Donald Trump would work tirelessly on foreign and domestic issues important to the group, such as enacting business-friendly policies at home and supporting Israel abroad. President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru said he and President Donald Trump had a "cordial and constructive conversation" during their meeting at the White House.



Today's Birthdays — Feb. 24: Actor-singer Dominic Chianese (kee-uh-NAY'-see) is 87. Movie composer Michel Legrand is 86. Opera singer-director Renata Scotto is 84. Singer Joanie Sommers is 77. Actress Jenny O'Hara is 76. Former Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., is 76. Actor Barry Bostwick is 73. Actor Edward James Olmos is 71. Singer-writer-producer Rupert Holmes is 71. Rock singer-musician George Thorogood is 68. Actress Debra Jo Rupp is 67. Actress Helen Shaver is 67. News anchor Paula Zahn is 62. Baseball Hall of Famer Eddie Murray is 62. Country singer Sammy Kershaw is 60. Actor Mark Moses is 60. Actress Beth Broderick is 59. Singer Michelle Shocked is 56. Movie director Todd Field is 54. Actor Billy Zane is 52. Actress Bonnie Somerville is 44. Jazz musician Jimmy Greene is 43. Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. is 41. Rhythm-and-blues singer Brandon Brown (Mista) is 35. Rock musician Matt McGinley (Gym Class Heroes) is 35. Actor Wilson Bethel is 34. Actor Alexander Koch is 30. Actor Daniel Kaluuya (Film: "Get Out") is 29. Rapper-actor O'Shea Jackson Jr. is 27.

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