Saturday’s Nostalgic News – June 3

Today’s “DYRT” (Do You Remember Today?)

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 “BORN TODAY”

  • Lalaine 1987 – Actress (“Lizzie McGuire”)
  • Rafael Nadal 1986 – Tennis player
  • Nikki M. James 1981 – Actress, Singer & Stage Actress
  • Arianne Zucker 1974 – Actress (Days of Our Lives)
  • Jason Jones 1973 – Actor and comedian. (Correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
  • Ariel Hernandez 1971 – Singer, dancer (No Mercy)
  • Gabriel Hernandez 1971 – Singer, dander (No Mercy)
  • Anderson Cooper 1967 – Broadcast journalist
  • Mike Gordon 1965 – Musician (Phish)
  • Kerry King 1964 – Musician
  • James Purefoy 1964 – Actor, Producer & Director (“Rome”)
  • Scott Valentine 1958 – Actor (“Family Ties”)
  • Dan Hill (Daniel Grafton “Dan” Hill IV) 1954 – Singer, songwriter
  • Billy Powell 1952 – Musician (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
  • Melissa Mathison 1950 (RIP) – Film and TV screenwriter and activist for Tibetan freedom
  • Suzi Quatro 1950 – Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and actress
  • Deniece Williams 1950 – singer–songwriter and record producer.
  • Too Slim 1948 – Musician (Riders in the Sky)
  • John Dykstra 1947 – Filmmaker, Special Effects
  • Ian Hunter 1946 – Musician (Mott the Hoople)
  • Michael Clarke 1946 – Musician (The Byrds)
  • Irma P. Hall 1935 – Actress (“A Family Thing”, “Soul Food”, and “The Ladykillers”)
  • Curtis Mayfield 1942 (RIP) – Singer, songwriter, record producer
  • Chuck Barris 1929 (RIP) – Producer, Creator and Game Show Host (“The Gong Show”)
  • Boots Randolph 1927 (RIP) – Musician, his saxophone hit became Benny Hill’s signature tune
  • Colleen Dewhurst 1924 (RIP) – Actress (“Anne Of Green Gables”, “Annie Hall”)
  • Tony Curtis (Bernard Schwartz) 1925 (RIP) – Actor (“Sweet Smell of Success,” “Some Like it Hot,” father of actresses Jamie Lee Curtis and Kelly Curtis
  • Lily St. Cyr (Willis Marie VanSchaack) 1918 (RIP) – Burlesque stripteaser, actress
  • Leo Gorcey 1916/1917 (RIP) – Stage and movie actor
  • Ellen Corby 1911 (RIP) – Actress (Grandma Walton, “The Waltons”)
  • Paulette Goddard 1910 (RIP) – Actress (“So Proudly We Hail!”), child fashion model
  • Josephine Baker 1906 (RIP) – Dancer, Singer, and Actress
  • Dakota Stanton 1930 (RIP) – Jazz Vocalist (“The Late, Late Show”)
  • Maurice Evans 1901 (RIP) – Actor (Movies: “Planet of the Apes,” TV: “Bewitched”)

 

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