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Huw Lloyd Langton: February 6, 1951 – December 6, 2012

Huw Lloyd Langton: February 6, 1951 – December 6, 2012

Founding Guitarist for Hawkwind. 2012 was a tough year for Hawkwind… They lost their founding basist John Harrison as well

January 30 2013 | Posted in Celebrity Deaths 2012 | Read More »

Maureen McCormick: Born August 5, 1956

Maureen McCormick: Born August 5, 1956

Maureen McCormick best known by baby boomers as Marcia, the perfect california blonde teenager on the hit TV show the Brady Bunch. Who can forget the words Marcia, Marcia Marcia! Maureen played the “perfectionist” california girl to such a level that most of her fans had dificulty differentiating the real actress from her on stage […]

August 5 2012 | Posted in 56, August Birthdays | Read More »

Edward Furlong: Born August 2, 1977

Edward Furlong: Born August 2, 1977

News for Edward Furlong What ever became of the child actor who played John Conner in Terminator? Unlike many child stars who seem to be cursed, Edward Furlong has kept busy with his acting career quietly putting in many excellent performances on both the big screen and Television. After some critically aclaimed perfomances in Terminator […]

August 2 2012 | Posted in 35, August Birthdays, Birthdays This Week!, Famous Birthdays Today, where are they now | Read More »

Charlize Theron: Born on August 7, 1975

Charlize Theron: Born on August 7, 1975

Celebrity Tipping Points For Charlize Theron Charlize Theron is undoubtedly one of the most talented women in Hollywood today. Winning an Oscar put to rest any questions about her acting ability. Born on a South African farm during apartheid Charlize studied dance and performed on stage from an early age. She used her finances from […]

August 1 2012 | Posted in 37, Birthdays This Week!, Celebrity Tipping Points, Celebrity Tipping Points, Famous Birthdays Today | Read More »

Jay North (aka Dennis the Mennace): August 3, 1951

Jay North (aka Dennis the Mennace): August 3, 1951

Jay North will always be remembered by baby boomers as the tallented young actor from Dennis the Menace.

August 1 2012 | Posted in 61, Actors, August Birthdays, Birthdays This Week!, What ever became of, where are they now | Read More »

Christian Slayter: Born August 18, 1969

Christian Slayter: Born August 18, 1969

Christian Slayter was born in New York city, a child actor since the age of 7, he got his first big break opposite Sean Connery and F. Murray Abraham in the movie The name of the rose – at age 15. Christian Slayter Autograph Photo Gallery – He turns 42 this year.

August 1 2012 | Posted in 43, Birthdays This Week!, Celebrity Tipping Points | Read More »

Sophia Vergara: Born July 10, 1972

Sophia Vergara: Born July 10, 1972

Sophia Vergara was born in Columbia. Getting her start as a model, Vergara was widely seen through out the U.S. on Univision using her wit and inteligence working as TV hostess on several spanish language shows in the 1990’s. It was not untill her exclusive contract with Univision experied that she was able to test […]

July 10 2012 | Posted in 40, July Birthdays | Read More »

Celebrities Born in 1931 – Birthdays turning 80 this year

Celebrities Born in 1931 – Birthdays turning 80 this year

50 Famous Celebrities turning 80 This Year Actresses include (16): Barbara Bain, Cinamon Carter on Mission Impossible.  Caroll Baker “Baby Doll”. Barbara Barrie “Mrs. Barney Miller.  Patricia Blair “Rebecca from Daniel Boone”.   Claire Bloom “Crimes and Misdemeanors and most recently the Kings speech”.  Leslie Caron “Gigi”.   Angie Dickinson “Police woman”.  Olympia Dukakis “Moonstruck and […]

September 24 2011 | Posted in 80, Birthdays This Week! | Read More »

Famous Celebrities Born in 1951

Famous Celebrities Born in 1951

Look Who’s Turning 50 turning 50 category is one of the most highly visited areas of this site. Surely turning Half a Century is landmark point for many, but when the Rich and Famous turn 50 it seems that the media puts a microscope on these folks. The list of Celebrities this year is immense […]

September 23 2011 | Posted in 50, Turning 50 | Read More »

Kim Delaney: Born November 29, 1961

Kim Delaney: Born November 29, 1961

Kim Delaney has hit the tabloids recently for no apparent reason!  What the tabloids are calling dishevelled and inchoherent seems to this writer to be  a beautiful woman who will be turning 50 this year showing up to help a worthy cause and unable to ‘see” the lines from the teleprompter.  The only thing I […]

September 23 2011 | Posted in 51, November Birthdays | Read More »

Tahnee Welch: Born December 26, 1961

Tahnee Welch: Born December 26, 1961

It is hard to believe that Tahnee Welch turns 50 this year, she is in our “short list” of 50 turning 50 Tahnee Welch was born in San Diego California to American Movie Icon Raquel Welch (Tejada) and James Welch.  She was a model and an actress with dozens of appearances in magazines such as […]

September 14 2011 | Posted in 50, Actors, December Birthdays, models | Read More »

Jonathan Hoenig: Born September 10, 1975

Jonathan Hoenig: Born September 10, 1975

Libertarian and adherent of Ayn Rand’s philosophy – Objectivism. Fox News Financial Commentator. Published his first book at the age of 22. It’s hard to believe Jonathan Hoenig is just turning 36, He’s been on FOX news commentating on financial matters since his early twenties.

September 10 2011 | Posted in 37, September Birthdays | Read More »

Mary Shelley: Born August 30, (1797-1851)

Mary Shelley: Born August 30, (1797-1851)

August 27 2011 | Posted in Authors, Birthdays Past | Read More »

Alex Lifeson: Born August 27, 1953

Alex Lifeson: Born August 27, 1953

Celebrity Tipping Point: Alex Lifeson was at a cross roads with his bandmates in 1976. Mercury records was about to pull the cord on them after the unsuccessful “Caress of Steel” concept album with its dark and complex lyrics and hard progressive experimental rock sound.   Record execs wanted them to simply repeat their previous […]

August 27 2011 | Posted in 59, August Birthdays, Celebrity Tipping Points, Celebrity Tipping Points, Musicians | Read More »

Protected: Treasury of Great Recipes by Vincent Price

Protected: Treasury of Great Recipes by Vincent Price

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August 26 2011 | Posted in print articles | Read More »

Steve Guttenberg: Born August 24, 1958

Steve Guttenberg: Born August 24, 1958

Steve Guttenberg  Facts: * Made his acting debut in a commercial for Kentucky Fried Chicken. * Made his Broadway debut with 1991’s Prelude to a Kiss. * Founded The Guttenhouse Project, which houses foster children. * Made his feature-length debut as a director on 2002’s P.S. Your Cat Is Dead! When a stunt went wrong […]

August 23 2011 | Posted in 54, Actors, August Birthdays, where are they now | Read More »

Mike Huckabee: Born August 24, 1955

Mike Huckabee: Born August 24, 1955

Mike Huckabee turns 55 this year

August 23 2011 | Posted in 57, August Birthdays | Read More »

Doug Fieger: Born August 20, (1952-2010)

Doug Fieger: Born August 20, (1952-2010)

Fieger’s hit song in 1979 called “Sharona” was a track about one of Fieger’s real-life girlfriends.

In one of Doug Fieger’s last interviews in January, the singer seemed to be at peace when he spoke to the Detroit News:

“Everybody knows they’re going sooner or later. I don’t know any better than anyone else when I’m going. I’ve had 10 great lives. And I expect to have some more. I don’t feel cheated in any way, shape or form.”

August 20 2011 | Posted in Celebrity Deaths 2010, Musicians | Read More »

Patrick Swayze: Born August 18, (1952-2009)

Patrick Swayze: Born August 18, (1952-2009)

Patrick Swayze: Born August 18, 1952 – september 14, 2009 Patrick Swayze got his first breaks in the mid 1980’s in the films “The Outsiders, Red Dawn and the TV mini-series North & South, but it was 1987’s Dirty Dancing that skyrocketed Swayze’s career which he followed with the 1990 major blockbuster opposite Demi Moore […]

August 18 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, Famous Birthdays Today | Read More »

Fess Parker: Born August 16, (1924-2010)

Fess Parker: Born August 16, (1924-2010)

The Star of Daniel Boone and Santa Barbara based winery

August 14 2011 | Posted in August Birthdays, Celebrity Deaths 2010 | Read More »

Whitney Houston: Born August 9th, 1963

Whitney Houston: Born August 9th, 1963

Whitney Houston Album Cover Art Gallery (courtesy of CoverArt.com)

August 8 2011 | Posted in August Birthdays, Birthdays Past, Birthdays This Month!, Celebrity Deaths 2012 | Read More »

Sam Elliott: Born August 9th, 1944

Sam Elliott: Born August 9th, 1944

Sam Elliott turns 68 this year.

August 8 2011 | Posted in 68, August Birthdays, Birthdays This Month!, Birthdays This Week! | Read More »

Gillian Anderson: Born August 9th, 1968

Gillian Anderson: Born August 9th, 1968

Gillian Anderson Cover Art photo gallery (courtesy of CoverArt.com)

August 8 2011 | Posted in 44, Actors, August Birthdays, Birthdays This Month!, Birthdays This Week!, Famous Birthdays Today | Read More »

Rosanna Arquette: Born August 10, 1959

Rosanna Arquette: Born August 10, 1959

Older sister and original trail maker for the prolific acting family. Turns 51 this year!

August 8 2011 | Posted in 52, August Birthdays, Birthdays This Month! | Read More »

Melanie Griffith: Born August 9, 1957

Melanie Griffith: Born August 9, 1957

How old is Melanie Grifith? Melanie Turns 55 this year!

August 8 2011 | Posted in 55, Actors, August Birthdays, Birthdays This Month!, Birthdays This Week! | Read More »

Robert Shaw: Born August 9th, 1927 – 1978

Robert Shaw: Born August 9th, 1927 – 1978

Robert Shaw: Born August 9, 1927.  Died August 28, 1978 Here is a collection of Robert Shaw movie posters

August 5 2011 | Posted in August Birthdays, Birthdays Past | Read More »

Tony Bennett: Born August 3, 1926

Tony Bennett: Born August 3, 1926

Tony’s first break “tipping point” occurred In 1950 when Pearl Bailey asked him to join her at a Greenwich Village night club after hearing him sing at a small club. After several weeks of singing with Bailey’s act (The only white face in the act) Bailey introduced Bennetto to a friend — Bob Hope. And […]

August 2 2011 | Posted in 86, August Birthdays, Birthdays This Week!, Celebrity Tipping Points, Celebrity Tipping Points, Singers | Read More »

Micheal Penn: Born August 1, 1958

Micheal Penn: Born August 1, 1958

Look Who’s Turning Mini Biography A very talented singer/songwriter who many will remember from the 1980s, Michael Penn was born to a family of performers    The oldest son of acclaimed  director Leo Penn and actress Eileen Ryan. Born August 1, 1958 in the Greenwich Village area New York City.     His family moved to California when […]

August 1 2011 | Posted in 54, August Birthdays, Birthdays This Week!, Famous Birthdays Today | Read More »

Marilyn Monroe: Born June 1, (1927 – 1962)

Marilyn Monroe: Born June 1, (1927 – 1962)

June 1 2011 | Posted in June Birthdays | Read More »

Neil Finn: Born May 27, 1958

Neil Finn: Born May 27, 1958

Neil Finn of Crowded House and the Split Enz turns 53 this year

May 26 2011 | Posted in 53, May Birthdays, Musicians | Read More »

Richard Benjamin: Born May 22, 1938

Richard Benjamin: Born May 22, 1938

Richard Benjamin is not only celebrating his 73rd birthday this year but he will soon celebrate one of the rarest of Hollywood miracles,  His 50th wedding anniversary to fellow actor Paula Prentiss.

May 21 2011 | Posted in 73, Actors | Read More »

H.H. Holmes: Born May 16, (1860-1896)

H.H. Holmes: Born May 16, (1860-1896)

Protaganist of the block buster selling book – “The Devil in the White City” H. H. Holmes can best be described by his own words…. “I was born with the devil in me. I could not help the fact that I was a murderer, no more than the poet can help the inspiration to sing […]

May 15 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, Criminals | Read More »

Max Frische: Born May 15, (1911-1991)

Max Frische: Born May 15, (1911-1991)

Max Frische was one of the greatest of modern day Swiss writers and playwrights. His best works include Man in the Holocene, Homo Faber: a report, and I’m not stiller. Max Frische’s top three quotes: 1. “Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we don’t have to experience it” 2. “Time does […]

May 15 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, Writers | Read More »

Harvey Keitel: Born May 13, 1939

Harvey Keitel: Born May 13, 1939

May 12 2011 | Posted in 72, Actors, Famous Birthdays Today, May Birthdays | Read More »

Richard Avedon: Born May 13, (1923-2004)

Richard Avedon: Born May 13, (1923-2004)

Richard Avedon, spent his career as a photographer for 3 major publications: Harper’s Bazaar Staff photographer (1945-65) Vogue Photographer (1966-90) The New Yorker Photographer (1992-2004)

May 12 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, May Birthdays, Photographers | Read More »

Richard P. Feynman: Born May 11, (1918 – 1988)

Richard P. Feynman: Born May 11, (1918 – 1988)

Richard Feynman’s top 10 quotes “Physics is like sex: sure, it may give some practical results, but that’s not why we do it.” “I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.” “You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when […]

May 10 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, Famous Birthdays Today, Genius, May Birthdays, Scientists | Read More »

Bono: Born May 10, 1960

Bono: Born May 10, 1960

Bono Turns 51 Today! Happy Birthday Mephisto

May 9 2011 | Posted in 51, Famous Birthdays Today, May Birthdays | Read More »

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May 7 2011 | Posted in iLike | Read More »

Lance Henrickson: Born May 5, 1940

Lance Henrickson: Born May 5, 1940

What a life! Lance ran away from home at 12 and lived on the streets of New York. By 15 he joined the navy by lying about his age, at the age most kids were are getting out of high school Lance had been on his own for 7 years and served his Country for […]

May 4 2011 | Posted in 71, Actors, May Birthdays | Read More »

Soren Kierkegaard: Born May 5, (1813 – 1855)

Soren Kierkegaard: Born May 5, (1813 – 1855)

Soren Kierkegaard is best known as the Father of extistentialism – some of his most famous quotes include: “Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced”, “Once you label me you negate me” and “People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they […]

May 4 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, Famous Birthdays Today, Philosophers, Writers | Read More »

George Will: Born May 4, 1941

George Will: Born May 4, 1941

Conservative Agnostic pundit George F. Will at a recent baseball game.
“I’m a heathen” Will said while at the Colbert Report. ” I’m not decisive enough to be an atheist” Colbert responded with – “So, you’re an agnostic?” Will responded with an emphatic “Yes.” The Colbert Report, 3-Jun-2008.

May 4 2011 | Posted in 70, Famous Birthdays Today, May Birthdays, Writers | Read More »

Audrey Hepburn: Born May 4, (1929 – 1993)

Audrey Hepburn: Born May 4, (1929 – 1993)

Audrey Hepburn was once quoted “I’m an introvert… I love being by myself, love being outdoors, love taking a long walk with my dogs and looking at the trees, flowers, the sky” but her most famous quote is surely “Everything I learned I learned from the movies”

May 4 2011 | Posted in Actors, Birthdays Past, Famous Birthdays Today, May Birthdays | Read More »

Judy Collins: Born May 1, 1939

Judy Collins: Born May 1, 1939

Judy Collins on the cover of Life Magazine, 1969

May 1 2011 | Posted in 72, May Birthdays, Singers | Read More »

Joseph Heller: Born May 1, 1923 – 1999 (76)

Joseph Heller: Born May 1, 1923 – 1999 (76)

May 1 2011 | Posted in Authors, Birthdays Past, May Birthdays | Read More »

Ava Gardner: Born December 24, 1922 – 1990 (67)

Ava Gardner: Born December 24, 1922 – 1990 (67)

                    Ava Gardner Autograph Gallery

May 1 2011 | Posted in Actors, Birthdays Past | Read More »

Phil Harris: Born April 28, (1956 – February 9, 2010)

Phil Harris: Born April 28, (1956 – February 9, 2010)

Passing away around the same time as Michael Jackson, I could not understand how deeply his death affected me…. I guess to me, Phil Harris epitomized the American work ethic and Hard Working and self reliant American small business man or woman. No matter how much our government attempts to stop this drive – there will always be Phil Harris’ that continue to fight and work till the day they die.

April 28 2011 | Posted in April Birthdays, Birthdays Past, Celebrity Deaths 2010 | Read More »

Jill Ireland: Born April 24, (1936-1990)

Jill Ireland: Born April 24, (1936-1990)

Born in London, Jill Ireland was best remembered for her many films with, and long marriage to Hollywood Icon Charles Bronson. Its hard to believe it has been 20 years since she lost her long courageous battle with cancer. Her two books openly dealing with this fight brought a great awareness to the world of the almost epedemic rise of breast cancer.
Jill Ireland Gallery

April 24 2011 | Posted in Actors, Birthdays Past | Read More »

Joyce DeWitt: Born April 23, 1949

Joyce DeWitt: Born April 23, 1949

Joyce DeWitt surely falls into our “What ever became of….” section of LWT. She almost completely disappeared from the public eye after her hit series Three’s Company ended in 1984. Not appearing as a regular on any other television show, which has led to a frenzy of Joyce DeWitt?” retrospectives in newspapers, entertainment columns and television gossip shows.

April 23 2011 | Posted in 61, Actors, What ever became of, where are they now | Read More »

Roy Orbison: Born April 23, (1936-1988)

Roy Orbison: Born April 23, (1936-1988)

We have Roy Orbison’s complete album “Greatest Hits” from 1964 (Orbison was only 28 at the time) and yet the album contains many of his best songs like “only the lonely, fallling, blue bayou, oh pretty woman and crying”

April 19 2011 | Posted in Birthdays Past, iLike, Musicians | Read More »

Jane Leeves: Born April 18, 1961

Jane Leeves: Born April 18, 1961

What ever became of……Jane Leeves ? after 15 years on prime-time television with Murphy Brown (1989-93) and of course Frasier (1993-2004) Jane Leeves has been working putting her unique “English” accent to work doing voice and character work on animated films along with occasional TV Series Guest roles including most recently a few episodes of Desperate Housewives.

April 17 2011 | Posted in 50, Actors, Turning 50, where are they now | Read More »