Famous Birthdays Today- Ian Hunter Is 81

June 3rd


  • Sean Berdy is 27(“Switched At Birth”) (FAST FACTS: A year before he was nominated for TV Breakout Star at the 2011 Teen Choice Awards, Berdy was crowned Mr. Deaf Teen America)
  • James Purefoy is 56 (“Rome,” “The Following”)
  • Tristan Rogers is 74 (“General Hospital”)
  • The late Josephine Baker(1906 - 1975)(FAST FACT: Coretta Scott King asked Baker if she would lead the Civil Rights Movement after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. She declined the offer to instead, be there for her children).
  • The late Ellen Corby(1911 – 1999)(Grandma Walton on “The Waltons”)
  • The late Tony Curtis(1925 - 2010)…he would have been 95(“Some Like It Hot”, “Spartacus” – he acted in more than 100 films in roles covering a wide range of genres, from light comedy to serious drama. Curtis was the father of actresses Jamie Lee Curtis and Kelly Curtis by his first wife, actress Janet Leigh)
  • The late Colleen Dewhurst(1924 – 1991)…she would have been 96(“A Moon for the Misbegotten,” “Anne of Green Gables,” “Murphy Brown”)


  • No Mercy’s Ariel and Gabriel Hernandez is 49
  • Mott the Hoople’s Ian Hunter is 81
  • Lyfe Jennings is 42
  • Stereophonics’ Kelly Jones is 46
  • Slayer’s Kerry King is 56 (FAST FACT: He played a guitar solo on the Beastie Boys’ "No Sleep till Brooklyn.")
  • Jamie O’Neal is 54
  • Suzi Quatro is 70
  • Deniece Williams is 70(That’s according toYahoo!, though Wiki says 69)
  • The late Curtis Mayfield(1942 – 1999)…he would have been 78
  • The late Lynyrd Skynrd’s Billy Powell(1952 – 2009)…he would have been 68


  • Newsman Anderson Cooper is 53
  • The late Game show host and author Chuck Barris(1929 – 2017)…he would have been 91(FAST FACT! Heclaimed that while he was creating game showslike “The Newlywed Game” and “The Dating Game;” and hosting “The Gong Show,” he was a contract CIA assassin)
  • The late politician Jefferson Davis(1808-1889)(President of the Confederate States of America from its beginning in 1861 to its collapse in 1865. His 1881 memoir, “The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government,” helped restore his reputation after the war and he is now an icon and symbol of pride for many Southerners. Ironically, he actually argued against secession while he was a Senator from Mississippi.)
  • The late beatnik poet Allen Ginsberg(1926 – 1997)…he would have been 94(National Book Award recipient who is best known for “Howl,” a controversial 1956 poetic work. His other notable works include “Reality Sandwiches,” “Iron Horse,” and “White Shroud Poems”)

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