Famous Birthdays Today- John Cusack Is 54

June 28th


  • Tichina Arnold is 51 (“Martin,” “Big Momma’s House,” “Everybody Hates Chris,” “Happily Divorced,” “Survivor's Remorse”)
  • Kathy Bates is 72 (“Misery,” “Fried Green Tomatoes,” “Dolores Claiborne,” “Titanic,” “Six Feet Under,” “Harry’s Law,” “American Horror Story,” “Feud: Bette and Joan”)
  • Steve Burton is 50 (“General Hospital,” “The Young and the Restless”)
  • John Cusack is 54 (“Say Anything,” “Grosse Pointe Blank,” “High Fidelity,” “Being John Malkovich,” “1408,” “2012,” “Hot Tub Time Machine,” “The Raven”)
  • Felicia Day is 41 (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Monk,” “Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return”)
  • Alessandro Nivola is 48 (“Goal!,” “Face/Off,” “American Hustle,” “A Most Violent Year,” “Selma”)
  • The late Pat Morita(1932-2005) …he would have been 88.(“Happy Days,” “Sanford and Son,” “Karate Kid”)
  • The late Gilda Radner(1946-1989) …she would have been 74(“Saturday Night Live,” “The Woman In Red, “Haunted Honeymoon”) (Radner met actor Gene Wilder on the set of 1982’s “Hanky Panky,” when the two worked together. She described their first meeting as "love at first sight." She was unable to resist her attraction to Wilder as her marriage to guitarist G. E. Smith deteriorated. Radner went on to make a second film, “The Woman in Red,” released in 1984 with Wilder and their relationship grew. The two were married on September 18, 1984, in Saint-Tropez. The pair made a third film together, “Haunted Honeymoon,” which was released in 1986. They remained married until her death in 1989.


  • Procol Harum’s David Knights is 75
  • Kellie Pickler is 34
  • Savage is 39 (born Demetrius Savelio)


  • Film director Mel Brooks is 94 (“The Producers,” “The Twelve Chairs,” “Blazing Saddles,” “Young Frankenstein,” “Silent Movie,” “High Anxiety,” “History of the World, Part I,” “Spaceballs,” “Robin Hood: Men in Tights”)
  • Reality star and professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek is 46 (FAST FACTS: He gained fame on the MTV show “Rob and Big,” chronicling his experiences with his bodyguard, and “Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory” and “Ridiculousness.”)
  • Legendary Denver Broncos quarterback John Elway is 60 (FAST FACTS: He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004 and won two Super Bowls with the Broncos.)
  • American engineer and entrepreneur Elon Musk is 49 (FAST FACTS: He founded PayPal, SpaceX and Tesla Motors. He was the inspiration for Jon Favreau’s take on the classic character Tony Stark in the Iron Man movies.)
  • The late Broadway composer Richard Rodgers(1902-1979)(FAST FACTS: Best known for his work with lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II, he composed over 900 songs and 43 musicals, including “Oklahoma!,” “The King and I” and “The Sound of Music.” He was the first to win an EGOT: an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony.)
  • The late King Henry VIII of England(1491-1547)(FAST FACTS: He had several children - the best-known are the three legitimate children who survived Henry and succeeded him as monarchs of England successively, Edward VI, Mary I and Elizabeth I. His first two wives, Catherine of Aragon and Anne Boleyn, had several pregnancies that ended in stillbirth, miscarriage, or death in infancy. Henry acknowledged one illegitimate child, Henry FitzRoy, as his own, but is suspected to have fathered several illegitimate children by different mistresses.

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