Famous Birthdays Today- The Late Lucille Ball

August 6th


  • Merrin Dungey is 49 (“The King of Queens,” “Summerland”)
  • Vera Farmiga is 47 (“Up in the Air,” “The Departed,” “Bates Motel,” “The Conjuring”)
  • Soleil Moon Frye is 44 (“Punky Brewster,” “Sabrina the Teenage Witch”)
  • Romola Garai is 38 (“Antonement,” “Emma”)
  • Melissa George is 44 (“Home and Away,” “Alias,” “Dark City,” “Amityville Horror,” “Heartbeat”)
  • Catherine Hicks is 69 (“7th Heaven’s” Annie Camden, “Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home,” “Child's Play”)
  • Stepfanie Kramer is 64 (… yes, that’s how she spells her first name. Detective Sargent Dee Dee McCall on “Hunter,” “Beyond Suspicion,” “The Dogwalker,” “The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold “The Secret Circle”)
  • Ty Simpkins is 19 (“Iron Man 3” “Jurassic World”)
  • Michelle Yeoh is 58 (“Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon”) (FAST FACT: At age 21, she won the Miss Malaysia Beauty Pageant and represented Malaysia at the Miss World competition.)
  • The late Lucille Ball(1911-1989)(“I Love Lucy,” “Panama Lady”)
  • The late Robert Mitchum(1917-1997)(“The story of G.I. Joe,” “Thunder Road,” “El Dorado,” “Scrooged,” “Cape Fear”)


  • Randy DeBarge is 62
  • Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell is 48
  • Donna Lewis is 47
  • Timbuk 3’s Pat McDonald is 68
  • Landon Pigg is 37
  • The late Elliott Smith(1969-2003)… he would have been 51


  • Model (and sometime actress) Adrianne Curry (won the first cycle of “America’s Next Top Model”) is 38
  • Director M Night Shyamalan is 50 (Given name Manoj Shyamalan) (“Unbreakable,” “The Sixth Sense,” “The Village,” “The Happening,” “The Visit,” “Split”)
  • The late scientist Sir Alexander Fleming(1881-1955)(He discovered penicillin when he found mold in an unwashed petri dish. His discovery and later production of penicillin marked the start of antibiotics and changed medicine forever)
  • The late JonBenet Ramsey(1990-1996) …she would have been 30(The little pageant star was mysteriously and tragically murdered in her home in a case that remains unsolved.)
  • The late Pop Art artist Andy Warhol(1928-1987) …he would have been 92(FAST FACTS:His painting, “Eight Elvises,”once sold for $100-million.)

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