hollywood birthdays – April 18, 2018

Per The AP: Today’s Birthdays: Actor Clive Revill is 88. Actor James Drury is 84. Actor Robert Hooks is 81. Actress Hayley Mills is 72. Actor James Woods is 71. Actress-director Dorothy Lyman is 71. Actress Cindy Pickett is 71. Country musician Walt Richmond (The Tractors) is 71. Country musician Jim Scholten (Sawyer Brown) is 66. Actor Rick Moranis is 65. Actress Melody Thomas Scott is 62. Actor Eric Roberts is 62. Actor John James is 62. Rock musician Les Pattinson (Echo and the Bunnymen) is 60. Author-journalist Susan Faludi is 59. Actress Jane Leeves is 57. Ventriloquist-comedian Jeff Dunham is 56. Talk show host Conan O’Brien is 55. Bluegrass singer-musician Terry Eldredge is 55. Actor Eric McCormack is 55. Actress Maria Bello is 51. Actress Mary Birdsong is 50. Actor David Hewlett is 50. Rock musician Greg Eklund (The Oolahs) is 48. Actress Lisa Locicero is 48. TV chef Ludovic Lefebvre is 47. Actor David Tennant is 47. Country musician Marvin Evatt (EH’-veht) is 44. Rock musician Mark Tremonti is 44. Rhythm-and-blues singer Trina (Trina and Tamara) is 44. Actress Melissa Joan Hart is 42. Actor Sean Maguire is 42. Actor Kevin Rankin is 42. Actor Bryce Johnson is 41. Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian (kar-DASH’-ee-uhn) is 39. Actress America Ferrera is 34. Actress Ellen Woglom (TV: “Marvel’s Inhumans”) is 31. Actress Vanessa Kirby is 30. Actress Alia Shawkat is 29. Actress Britt Robertson is 28. Actress Chloe Bennet is 26. Rock singer Nathan Sykes (The Wanted) is 25. Actor Moises Arias is 24.

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history fact – April 18, 2018

Per The AP: Today’s Highlight in History:

On April 18, 1938, Superman, AKA “The Man of Steel,” made his debut as the first issue of Action Comics (bearing a cover date of June) went on sale for 10 cents a copy. (In 2014, a nearly flawless original copy was sold on eBay for $3.2 million.)

hollywood birthdays – April 17, 2018

Per The AP: Today’s Birthdays: Actor David Bradley is 76. Composer-musician Jan Hammer (yahn HAH’-mur) is 70. Actress Olivia Hussey is 67. Actor Clarke Peters is 66. Rock singer-musician Pete Shelley (Buzzcocks) is 63. Rapper Afrika Bambaataa is 61. Actor Sean Bean is 59. Former NFL quarterback Boomer Esiason is 57. Actor Joel Murray is 56. Rock singer Maynard James Keenan is 54. Actress Lela Rochon (LEE’-lah rohn-SHAHN’) is 54. Actor William Mapother is 53. Actress Leslie Bega is 51. Actor Henry Ian Cusick is 51. Actress Kimberly Elise is 51. Singer Liz Phair is 51. Rapper-actor Redman is 48. Actress Jennifer Garner is 46. Country musician Craig Anderson is 45. Singer Victoria Adams Beckham is 44. Actress-singer Lindsay Korman is 40. Actor Tate Ellington is 39. Actor Nicholas D’Agosto is 38. Actor Charlie Hofheimer is 37. Actress Rooney Mara is 33. Actress Jacqueline MacInnes Wood is 31. Actor Paulie Litt is 23. Actress Dee Dee Davis is 22.