Famous Birthdays Today- NFL Hall Of Famer Dan Fouts Is 69

June 10th


  • Jonathan Bennett is 39 (“Mean Girls,” “Cheaper by the Dozen 2,” “Veronica Mars,” “All My Children”)
  • Frankie Faison is 71 (“Silence of the Lambs,” “Hannibal,” “Red Dragon,” HBO’s “The Wire”)
  • Kate Flannery is 56 (Plays Meredith on NBC’s “The Office”)
  • Gina Gershon is 58 (“Showgirls,” “Five Minarets in New York,” “Killer Joe,” “PS I Love You”)
  • Carolyn Hennesy is 58 (“General Hospital,” “Cougar Town,” “True Blood”)
  • Elizabeth Hurley is 55 (“Austin Powers,” “Bedazzled,” “The Royals”)
  • DJ Qualls is 42 (“The Big Bang Theory,” “Supernatural” “Memphis Beat”)
  • Leelee Sobieski is 37 (“Jungle 2 Jungle,” “Deep Impact,” “Joan of Arc,” “Eyes Wide Shut”)
  • Jeanne Tripplehorn is 57 (“Basic Instinct,” “The Firm,” “Big Love,” “Grey Gardens,” “Criminal Minds”)
  • Shane West is 42 (“Once And Again,” “ER,” "A Walk to Remember," “Salem”)
  • The late Judy Garland(1922-1969) …she would have been 98(“Wizard of Oz,” “A Star Is Born,” “Easter Parade,” “Judgment at Nuremberg”) (FAST FACTS: In 1997, Garland was posthumously awarded a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award. Several of her recordings have been inducted into the GRAMMY Hall of Fame. In 1999, the American Film Institute placed her among the ten greatest female stars in the history of American cinema)
  • The late Hattie McDaniel(1893-1952)(Played Mammy in “Gone with the Wind.”) (FAST FACTS: She was the first African American to win an Academy Award, but couldn’t attend the films premiere or sit with her colleagues at the academy awards because of segregation laws. And by the way? There is some debate about her birth year – both Wiki & IMDB say 1893, but Yahoo! says 1895)


  • Lee Brice is 41
  • Smashing Pumpkin’s Jimmy Chamberlain is 56
  • The Breeders’ Kim & Kelley Deal is 59
  • Faith Evans is 47
  • 702’s LeMisha Grinstead is 42
  • Celtic Thunder’s Keith Harkin is 34
  • K-Ci & Jojo’s Joel "JoJo" Hailey is 49
  • The Shirelles’ Shirley Owens is 79
  • The Pixies’ Joey Santiago is 55
  • The late blue’s singer Chester Arthur “Howlin’ Wolf” Burnett(1910 – 1976)(FAST FACT: He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1991)


  • Famed lawyer F. Lee Bailey is 87 (He has represented such infamous clients as O.J. Simpson, "Boston Strangler" Albert DeSalvo, and Patty Hearst. He also defended Captain Ernest Medina, a United States Army officer blamed for the My Lai Massacre of the Vietnam War)
  • Comedian Bill Burr is 52
  • Former Senator John Edwards is 67 (2004 Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee whose political career was shattered after it came to light that he had fathered a child with a woman other than his longtime wife (who had been struggling with cancer) So what’s he up to now? In 2013, Edwards announced the formation of Edwards Kirby Attorneys at Law. The firm reunited Edwards with his former law partner David Kirby. Edwards’ daughter Cate operates the San Diego office of the firm.)
  • NFL Hall of Famer Dan Fouts is 69 (QB who played all 15 of his NFL seasons with the San Diego Chargers, then went on to become a color commentator for NFL games on CBS)
  • Olympic gold medalist and TV personality Tara Lipinsky is 38 (FAST FACT: At Nagano in 1988, she set the record for the youngest gold medalist at the Winter Olympics at the age of just 15)
  • Presidential daughter Sasha Obama is 19 (Daughter of POTUS44 Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama, she was the youngest person to live in the White House since John F. Kennedy administration)
  • Britain’s Prince Philip is 99 (FAST FACT: He’s been married to Queen Elizabeth II since 1947)
  • Former three time MLB All-Star Ken Singleton is 73
  • Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer is 61 (Governor from 2007 to 2008, he resigned in disgrace after it was revealed that he frequented high-end prostitutes. In 2013 he lost the Democratic primary for New York City Comptroller.)
  • Model Kate Upton (and wife to Houston Astros pitcher Jason Verlander) is 28
  • The late children’s author Maurice Sendak(1928 – 2012)…he would have been 92(“Where The Wild Things Are”) (FAST FACT: “Where the Wild Things Are” was originally called “Where the Wild Horses Are;” however, Sendak changed the title after discovering that he was not adept at drawing horses.)

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