Today’s Birthdays: Composer Lalo Schifrin is 85. Actor Bernie Kopell is 84. Actor Monte Markham is 82. Songwriter Don Black is 79. Actress Mariette Hartley is 77. Comedian Joe Flaherty is 76. Rock singer-musician Ray Davies (The Kinks) is 73. Actress Meredith Baxter is 70. Actor Michael Gross is 70. Rock musician Joe Molland (Badfinger) is 70. Rock musician Don Airey (Deep Purple) is 69. Country singer Leon Everette is 69. Rock musician Joey Kramer (Aerosmith) is 67. Rock musician Nils Lofgren is 66. Actress Robyn Douglass is 64. Actor Leigh McCloskey is 62. Cartoonist Berke Breathed is 60. Country singer Kathy Mattea is 58. Actor Marc Copage (koh-PAJ’) is 55. Actress Sammi Davis is 53. Actor Doug Savant is 53. Country musician Porter Howell is 53. Actor Michael Dolan is 52. Writer-director Lana Wachowski is 52. Actress Carrie Preston is 50. Actress Paula Irvine is 49. Rapper/producer Pete Rock is 47. Country singer Allison Moorer is 45. Actress Juliette Lewis is 44. Actress Maggie Siff is 43. Musician Justin Cary is 42. Rock musician Mike Einziger (Incubus) is 41. Actor Chris Pratt is 38. Rock singer Brandon Flowers is 36. Britain’s Prince William is 35. Actor Jussie Smollett is 35. Actor Benjamin Walker is 35. Actor Michael Malarkey is 34. Pop singer Kris Allen (TV: “American Idol”) is 32. Actor Jascha Washington is 28. Pop singer Rebecca Black is 20.
Today’s Birthdays: Actor Martin Landau is 89. Actress Bonnie Bartlett is 88. Actress Olympia Dukakis is 86. Actor James Tolkan is 86. Actor Danny Aiello is 84. Blues musician Lazy Lester is 84. Actor John Mahoney is 77. Movie director Stephen Frears is 76. Singer-songwriter Brian Wilson is 75. Actor John McCook is 73. Singer Anne Murray is 72. TV personality Bob Vila is 71. Musician Andre Watts is 71. Actress Candy Clark is 70. Producer Tina Sinatra is 69. Rhythm-and-blues singer Lionel Richie is 68. Actor John Goodman is 65. Rock musician Michael Anthony is 63. Pop musician John Taylor is 57. Rock musician Mark degli Antoni (de-GLI’-an-toh-nee) is 55. Christian rock musician Jerome Fontamillas (Switchfoot) is 50. Rock musician Murphy Karges (Sugar Ray) is 50. Actress Nicole Kidman is 50. Country/bluegrass singer-musician Dan Tyminski is 50. Movie director Robert Rodriguez is 49. Actor Peter Paige is 48. Actor Josh Lucas is 46. Rock musician Jeordie White (AKA Twiggy Ramirez) is 46. Rock singer Chino Moreno (Deftones) is 44. Country-folk singer-songwriter Amos Lee is 40. Country singer Chuck Wicks is 38. Actress Tika Sumpter is 37. Country musician Chris Thompson (The Eli Young Band) is 37. Actress-singer Alisan Porter is 36. Christian rock musician Chris Dudley (Underoath) is 34. Rock singer Grace Potter (Grace Potter & the Nocturnals) is 34. Actor Mark Saul is 32. Actress Dreama Walker is 31. Actor Chris Mintz-Plasse (plahs) is 28. Actress Maria Lark is 20.
Today’s Birthdays: Pop singer Tommy DeVito (The Four Seasons) is 89. Actress Gena (JEH’-nuh) Rowlands is 87. Hall of Fame race car driver Shirley Muldowney is 77. Singer Spanky McFarlane (Spanky and Our Gang) is 75. Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi (soo chee) is 72. Author Salman Rushdie is 70. Actress Phylicia Rashad is 69. Rock singer Ann Wilson (Heart) is 67. Musician Larry Dunn is 64. Actress Kathleen Turner is 63. Country singer Doug Stone is 61. Singer Mark DeBarge is 58. Singer-dancer-choreographer Paula Abdul is 55. Actor Andy Lauer is 54. Rock singer-musician Brian Vander Ark (Verve Pipe) is 53. Actor Samuel West is 51. Actress Mia Sara is 50. TV personality Lara Spencer is 48. Rock musician Brian “Head” Welch is 47. Actor Jean Dujardin is 45. Actress Robin Tunney is 45. Actor Bumper Robinson is 43. Actress Poppy Montgomery is 42. Alt-country singer-musician Scott Avett (AY’-veht) (The Avett Brothers) is 41. Actor Ryan Hurst is 41. Actress Zoe Saldana is 39. Actress Lauren Lee Smith is 37. Rapper Macklemore (Macklemore and Ryan Lewis) is 34. Actor Paul Dano is 33. Actor Giacomo Gianniotti is 28. Actor Atticus Shaffer is 19.
Today’s Birthdays: Former Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., is 80. Baseball Hall of Famer Lou Brock is 78. Rock singer-composer-musician Sir Paul McCartney is 75. Actress Constance McCashin is 70. Actress Linda Thorson is 70. Rock musician John Evans is 69. Former Sen. Mike Johanns, R-Neb., is 67. Actress Isabella Rossellini is 65. Actress Carol Kane is 65. Actor Brian Benben is 61. Actress Andrea Evans is 60. Rock singer Alison Moyet is 56. Rock musician Dizzy Reed (Guns N’ Roses) is 54. Figure skater Kurt Browning is 51. Country singer-musician Tim Hunt is 50. Rock singer-musician Sice (The Boo Radleys) is 48. Rhythm-and-blues singer Nathan Morris (Boyz II Men) is 46. Actress Mara Hobel is 46. Singer-songwriter Ray LaMontagne is 44. Rapper Silkk the Shocker is 42. Actress Alana de la Garza is 41. Country singer Blake Shelton is 41. Rock musician Steven Chen (Airborne Toxic Event) is 39. Actor David Giuntoli is 37. Drummer Josh Dun (Twenty One Pilots) is 29. Actress Renee Olstead is 28. Actor Jacob Anderson is 27. Actress Willa Holland is 26.
Some great news for all Beyonce fans. TheU.S. singer gave birth to twins on Thursday. Reuters may have covered it today but other sites covered it on Thursday.
“E! News, citing multiple unidentified sources, reported the birth and that Jay Z and Blue Ivy were seen at a Los Angeles area hospital on Thursday.
Us Weekly, also citing multiple unidentified sources, reported that the couple welcomed twins earlier this week.
“Bey and Jay are thrilled and have started sharing the news with their family and closest friends,” one unidentified source told PEOPLE” (reuters, 2017.)
We don’t know the sex of the twins. Nor do we know when they were born. What we do know is that we are happy.
Per Reuters: “The “Lemonade” singer, one of the most powerful women in the music business, announced the pregnancy on her Instagram account in February along with an image of her posed in lingerie and caressing a noticeable baby bump.
The announcement got more than 8 million “likes” in the first 24 hours to become the “most-liked” Instagram ever.
The R&B singer performed live at the Grammy awards in Los Angeles two weeks later, proudly displaying her swelling belly in a motherhood-themed show. She has since posted numerous pictures of her bare baby bump on her social media accounts.”
Today’s Birthdays: Actor Peter Lupus is 85. Movie director Ken Loach is 81. Actor William Lucking is 76. Singer Barry Manilow is 74. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is 74. Comedian Joe Piscopo is 66. Actor Mark Linn-Baker is 63. Actor Jon Gries (gryz) is 60. Rock singer Jello Biafra is 59. Movie producer-director-writer Bobby Farrelly is 59. Actor Thomas Haden Church is 56. Actor Greg Kinnear is 54. Actress Kami Cotler is 52. Olympic gold-medal speed skater Dan Jansen is 52. Actor Jason Patric is 51. Rhythm-and-blues singer Kevin Thornton is 48. Actor-comedian Will Forte is 47. Latin pop singer Paulina Rubio is 46. Tennis player Venus Williams is 37. Actor Arthur Darvill is 35. Country singer Mickey Guyton is 34. Actor-rapper Herculeez (AKA Jamal Mixon) is 34. Rapper Kendrick Lamar is 30. Actor Damani Roberts is 21.
Today’s Birthdays: Rhythm-and-blues singer Ruby Nash Garnett (Ruby and the Romantics) is 83. Rock singer-actor Johnny Hallyday is 74. Funk musician Leo Nocentelli (The Meters) is 71. Actor Simon Callow is 68. Singer Russell Hitchcock (Air Supply) is 68. Rock singer Steve Walsh is 66. Comedian-actor Jim Belushi is 63. Country singer Terri Gibbs is 63. Actress Julie Hagerty is 62. Actress Polly Draper is 62. Rock musician Brad Gillis (Night Ranger) is 60. Baseball Hall of Famer Wade Boggs is 59. Actress Eileen Davidson is 58. Bluegrass musician Terry Smith is 57. Actress Helen Hunt is 54. Rock musician Scott Rockenfield (Queensryche) is 54. Actress Courteney Cox is 53. Country musician Tony Ardoin is 53. Country musician Michael Britt (Lonestar) is 51. Contemporary Christian musician Rob Mitchell is 51. Rock musician Jimmy McD is 49. Actor-rapper Ice Cube is 48. Actress Leah Remini is 47. Actor Jake Busey is 46. Bluegrass singer-musician Jamie Johnson is 45. Rock musician T-Bone Willy (Save Ferris) is 45. Actor Neil Patrick Harris is 44. Actor Greg Vaughan is 44. Actress Elizabeth Reaser is 42. Rock singer Dryden Mitchell (Alien Ant Farm) is 41. Rock musician Billy Martin (Good Charlotte) is 36. Rock musician Wayne Sermon (Imagine Dragons) is 33. Actor Denzel Whitaker is 27. Olympic gold medal gymnast Madison Kocian is 20. Actress Sterling Jerins is 13.