quote for today – March 15, 2018

Per The AP: Thought for Today: “Life’s meaning has always eluded me and I guess it always will. But I love it just the same. E.B. White, American author and humorist (1899-1985).


history fact – March 15, 2018

Per The AP: Today’s Highlight in History:

On March 15, 1493, Italian explorer Christopher Columbus arrived back in the Spanish harbor of Palos de la Frontera, two months after concluding his first voyage to the Western Hemisphere.

hollywood birthdays – March 15, 2018

Per The AP: Today’s Birthdays: Musician DJ Fontana is 87. Former astronaut Alan L. Bean is 86. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is 85. Actor Judd Hirsch is 83. Jazz musician Charles Lloyd is 80. Rock musician Phil Lesh is 78. Singer Mike Love (The Beach Boys) is 77. Rock singer-musician Sly Stone is 75. Rock singer-musician Howard Scott (War; Lowrider Band) is 72. Rock singer Ry Cooder is 71. Actor Craig Wasson is 64. Rock singer Dee Snider (Twisted Sister) is 63. Actor Joaquim de Almeida is 61. Actress Park Overall is 61. Movie director Renny Harlin is 59. Model Fabio is 57. Singer Terence Trent D’Arby (AKA Sananda Maitreya) is 56. Rock singer Bret Michaels (Poison) is 55. Rhythm-and-blues singer Rockwell is 54. Actor Chris Bruno is 52. Rock singer Mark McGrath (Sugar Ray) is 50. Actress Kim Raver is 49. Rock musician Mark Hoppus is 46. Country singer-musician Matt Thomas (Parmalee) is 44. Actress Eva Longoria is 43. Rapper-musician will.i.am (Black Eyed Peas) is 43. Rock DJ Joseph Hahn (Linkin Park) is 41. Rapper Young Buck is 37. Actor Sean Biggerstaff is 35. Rock musician Ethan Mentzer is 35. Actor Kellan Lutz is 33. Actress Caitlin Wachs is 29.

hollywood birthdays – March 11, 2018

Per The AP: Today’s Birthdays: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is 87. Former ABC News correspondent Sam Donaldson is 84. Musician Flaco Jimenez (FLAH’-koh hee-MEH’-nez) is 79. Actress Tricia O’Neil is 73. Actor Mark Metcalf is 72. Rock singer-musician Mark Stein (Vanilla Fudge) is 71. Singer Bobby McFerrin is 68. Movie director Jerry Zucker is 68. Singer Cheryl Lynn is 67. Actress Susan Richardson is 66. Recording executive Jimmy Iovine (eye-VEEN’) is 65. Singer Nina Hagen is 63. Country singer Jimmy Fortune (The Statler Brothers) is 63. Actor Elias Koteas (ee-LY’-uhs koh-TAY’-uhs) is 57. Actor-director Peter Berg is 56. Actor Jeffrey Nordling is 56. Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is 56. Actress Alex Kingston is 55. Country musician David Talbot is 55. Actor Wallace Langham is 53. Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., is 53. Actor John Barrowman is 51. Singer Lisa Loeb is 50. Neo-soul musician Al Gamble (St. Paul & the Broken Bones) is 49. Singer Pete Droge is 49. Actor Terrence Howard is 49. Rock musician Rami Jaffee is 49. Actor Johnny Knoxville is 47. Rock singer-musicians Benji and Joel Madden (Good Charlotte; The Madden Brothers) are 39. Actor David Anders is 37. Singer LeToya is 37. Actress Thora Birch is 36. TV personality Melissa Rycroft is 35. Actor Rob Brown is 34.