Famous Birthdays Today- Simon Cowell Is 60

October 7th


  • Joe Armstrong is 41 (“Robin Hood,” “Hitched”)
  • Shawn Ashmore is 40 (“Frozen,” “3 Needles,” “X-Men” franchise)
  • Allison Munn is 45 (“What I Like About You,” “One Tree Hill,” “That ‘70s Show”)
  • Nicole Ari Parker is 49 (“Boogie Nights,” “Soul Food”)
  • Holland Roden is 33 (“Teen Wolf,” “Bring It On: Fight to the Finish”)
  • Amber Stevens is 33 (“Greek,” “Fired Up!”) (FAST FACT: Before she hit fame, she was a back-up singer for Gladys Knight)
  • The late June Allyson(1917 – 2006)(“The Glenn Miller Story,” “Girl Crazy,” “Two Girls and a Sailor,” “Music for Millions”) 


  • Toni Braxton is 52
  • Taylor Hicks is 43 (FAST FACT: He won the fifth season of American Idol)
  • John Mellencamp is 68
  • Bon Jovi’s Tico Torres is 66
  • Yo-Yo Ma is 64
  • Radiohead’s Thom Yorke is 51 


  • Comedienne and TV personality Joy Behar is 77
  • Television producer, executive, and celebrity judge Simon Cowell is 60(that’s according to Wiki – other sites have him as 61, or even 62)
  • San Francisco Giants’ third baseman Evan “Longo” Longoria is 34
  • TV and radio personality Lt. Col. (ret.) Oliver North is 76 (North was a National Security Council staff member during theIran–Contra affair, a political scandal of the late 1980s. The scandal involved the clandestine sale of weapons to Iran, which was to encourage the release of U.S. hostages then held in Lebanon. North formulated the second part of the plan, which was to divert proceeds from the arms sales to support the Contra rebel groups in Nicaragua, which had been specifically prohibited under theBoland Amendment).
  • Russian president Vladimir Putin is 66
  • Olympic ice dancer Jayne Torvill is 62 (half of the gold-medal winning Olympic team, Torvill & Dean…with Christopher Dean, she won a gold medal at the 1984 Winter Olympics and a bronze medal at the 1994 Winter Olympics)

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