Johnny Unitas Would Have Turned 89 Today


Michael E. Knight is 63 (“All My Children,” “One Life To Live,” “Young & The Restless”)

Traci Lords is 54 (“Cry Baby,” “Blade,” “Zack and Miri Make A Porno”)

Alexander Ludwig is 30 (“Race to Witch Mountain,” “The Hunger Games,” “Lone Survivor”)

Breckin Meyer is 48 (“Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare,” “Clueless,” “54,” “Rat Race,” “Garfield”)

Peter Reckell is 67 (“Days of Our Lives”) (FAST FACT: He originated the role of Bo, which he portrayed from 1983 to 1987, 1990 to 1992, 1995 to 2012, and returned – with others – in fall 2015 as a lead up to the 50th anniversary of the show.)

Ivan Sergei is 51 (“Crossing Jordan,” “Charmed,” “Body of Proof”)

The late Anne Baxter (1923 – 1985)…she would have been 99 (“All About Eve,” “Hotel,” “The Magnificent Ambersons,” “The Ten Commandments,” “Razor's Edge”) (FAST FACT: She’s a Golden Globe and Oscar Award winning actress who received a star on the walk of fame in February, 1960.)

The late Gary Cooper (1901 – 1961) (“High Noon,” “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town,” “The Pride of the Yankees,” “City Streets”)

The late Gabby Hayes (1885 – 1969) (“Blue Steel,” “The Star Packer,” “Riders of Destiny”)

The late Robert Hegyes (1951 – 2012)…he would have been 71 (Epstein on “Welcome Back, Kotter”)

The late John Ingle (1928 – 2012) …he would have been 94 (“Death Becomes Her,” “General Hospital,” HBO’s “Big Love”)

The late Darren McGavin (1922 – 2006)…he would have been 100 (“Riverboat,” “Mike Hammer,” “A Christmas Story,” “Murphy Brown,” “Billy Madison”)


Motörhead’s Phil Campbell is 61

Eagle-Eye Cherry is 54 (Yup, that’s his real name… Eagle-Eye Lanoo Cherry, to be exact)

The Buzzcocks’ Steve Diggle is 67

The Arctic Monkeys’ Matt Helders is 36

The Church’s Marty Wilson-Piper is 64

Motionless in White’s Devin Sola is 32

The late Teresa Brewer (1931 – 2007) …she would have been 91


Director Amy Heckerling is 68 (“Clueless,” “Fast Times At Ridgemont High,” “Look Who’s Talking” movies, “Baby Talk”)

The late Johannes Brahms (1833 – 1897) (Virtuoso pianist and notorious perfectionist whose oeuvre included "Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel" and the "Saint Anthony Variations." He has been referred to as one of the "Three Bs" alongside Bach and Beethoven) (FAST FACT: He played music in brothels as a child to help keep his family afloat financially. He destroyed many of his early compositions because he was dissatisfied with their amateurish quality.)

The late poet Robert Browning (1812 – 1889) (His best-known works include “My Last Duchess,” “The Pied Piper of Hamelin,” “Men and Women,” “The Ring and the Book”)

The late First Lady of Argentina Eva Peron (1919 – 1952)

The late journalist Tim Russert (1950 – 2008)…he would have been 72 (FAST FACT: “Time magazine included Russert in its list of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2008)

The late composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 – 1893) (Famous for composing "The Nutcracker" ballet, as well as numerous symphonies, concertos, operas, ballets, and chamber-music pieces)

The late Football Hall of Famer Johnny Unitas (1933 – 2002)…he would have been 89 (FAST FACTS: Baltimore Colts quarterback who was known as The Golden Arm. He was selected to 10 Pro Bowls during his career and was named AP NFL MVP in 1964 and 1967.)

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