Famous Birthdays Today- Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour Is 74

March 6th


  • Tom Arnold is 61 (“True Lies,” “Best Damn Sports Show Period,” “Madea’s Witness Protection,” “Jewtopia”)
  • Jacob Bertrand is 20 (“Marvin Marvin,” “Kirby Buckets”)
  • Connie Britton is 53 (“The Brothers McMullen,” “Friday Night Lights,” “Nashville,” “American Crime Story,” “9-1-1”)
  • L. Hughley is 57 ("The Hughleys," “D. L. Hughley Breaks the News,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “Heartbeat”)
  • Moira Kelly is 52 (“The Cutting Edge,” “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me,” “One Tree Hill,” “Chaplin”)
  • Jaclyn Zeman is 67 (“General Hospital”)
  • The late Lou Costello(1906 – 1959)(“Abbott & Costello”) (FAST FACT: Costello met Bud Abbot in Saint Joseph, Missouri while hitchhiking home during the Great Depression. They became an official team in 1936 and made 36 films between 1940 and 1956, becoming one of the most popular and highest-paid entertainers in the world during World War II.) 


  • Tyler the Creator is 29 (given name, Tyler Gregory Okonma)
  • Kiki Dee is 73
  • Skip Ewing is 56
  • Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour is 74
  • The Zombies’ Hugh Grundy is 75
  • Bubba Sparxxx is 43 (born Warren Anderson Mathis)
  • The Supremes’ Mary Wilson is 76
  • The late Bob Wills of the Texas Playboys(1905 – 1975)(Considered by music authorities as the co-founder of Western swing, he was universally known as the King of Western Swing) 


  • Model Nicole Fox is 29 (winner of “America’s Next Top Model 13”)
  • Entrepreneur and “Mr. Oprah Winfrey” Stedman Graham is 69 (FAST FACT: He and Oprah have been together since 1986)
  • Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan is 94
  • Soccer Player Tim Howard is 41 (The goalkeeper who set a world record at the 2014 World Cup by saving 16 shots in a match against Belgium)
  • NBA Champ Shaquille O'Neal is 48 (FAST FACT: He was selected to 15 All-Star games and was named MVP of the NBA All-Star game on 3 occasions; became a popular NBA analyst after retirement)
  • Director Rob Reiner is 73 (“This Is Spinal Tap,” “Misery,” “When Harry Met Sally,” “A Few Good Men,” “The Princess Bride,” “The American President,” “Ghosts of Mississippi,” “LBJ,” “Shock and Awe”)
  • Journalist and author John Stossell is 73 (A libertarian pundit who hosts a Fox business show called “Stossel.” He was won nearly two dozen Emmy awards over his career)
  • The late poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning(1806 – 1861)(The wife of poet Robert Browning, she began writing when she was just six. She was one of the most prominent English poets of the Victorian era, popular in Britain and the United States during her lifetime.)
  • The late former Washington D.C. mayor (and famed crack smoker) Marion Barry(1936 – 2014)…he would have been 84(Barry came to national prominence as mayor of the national capital, the first prominent civil rights activist to become chief executive of a major American city. His celebrity was transformed into international notoriety in January 1990, when he was videotaped smoking crack cocaine and was arrested by the FBI on drug charges. The arrest and subsequent trial precluded Barry seeking re-election, and he served six months in a federal prison. After his release, he was elected to the Council of the District of Columbia in 1992. He was elected again as mayor in 1994, serving from 1995 to 1999)
  • The late Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez(1927-2014)…he would have been 93(He won the Nobel Prize in Literature for his works of magical realism including “One Hundred Years of Solitude,” “Autumn of the Patriarch,” and “Love in the Time of Cholera.”)
  • The late TV personality Ed McMahon(1923 – 2009)…he would have been 97(Johnny Carson’s TV partner, he went on to host the show “Star Search”)
  • The late artist Michelangelo (an artist of the Italian High Renaissance, he is most famous for painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and for his sculpture David, which he sculpted, amazingly, before his 30thbirthday)(1475 – 1564)

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