Late Tennis Great Arthur Ashe Born On This Date In 1943


Chiwetel Ejiofor is 45 (“Dirty Pretty Things,” “Love Actually,” “Serenity,” “Children of Men,” “12 Years A Slave”)

Adrian Grenier is 46 (“Hart’s War,” “The Devil Wears Prada,” “Entourage”)

Gale Harold is 53 (“Deadwood,” “Queer as Folk,” “Desperate HousewivesTennis Great Arthur Ashe Born On,” “Hellcats,” “The Secret Circle”)

Thomas Ian Nicholas is 42 (“American Pie,” “Rookie of the Year”)

Fiona Shaw is 64 (“My Left Foot,” “Three Men and A Little Lady,” Petunia Dursley in the “Harry Potter” series, “Emerald City,” “Killing Eve”)

John Simm is 52 (“Dr. Who,” “Life on Mars”)

Phyllis Smith is 71 (“Bad Teacher,” “The Office,” “The OA”)

Sofia Vergara is 50 (“Modern Family,” “Meet the Browns,” “Machete Kills,” “Chef,” “Hot Pursuit”) (FAST FACT: She’s been married to Joe Manganiello since 2015)

The late Fred Gwynne (1926-1993) … he would have been 95 (Herman Munster on “The Munsters,” “The Cotton Club,” “Pet Sematary,” “My Cousin Vinny”)

The late Ron Glass (1945-2016) …he would have been 77 (“Barney Miller,” “Firefly”)

The late Don Herbert (1917-2007) (“Mr. Wizard”)


Porno for Pyros’ Peter DiStefano is 57

Little Mix’s Perrie Edwards is 29

Arlo Guthrie is 75

Angel Haze is 31 (born Raykeea Wilson)

Greg Kihn is 73

Brand New’s Jesse Lacey is 44

Rascal Flatts’ Gary Levox is 52

Kid ‘n’ Play’s Christopher Martin is 60

Take That’s Jason Orange is 52

Jessica Simpson is 42

The Pet Shop Boys’ Neil Tennant is 68

The late Ronnie James Dio (1942-2010) … he would have been 80


NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown is 34

The late tennis champ Arthur Ashe (1943-1993) …he would have been 79 (FAST FACTS: He was the first Black American member of the Davis Cup tennis team. He won three Grand Slams during his career and was the first black player to win at Wimbledon.)

The late civil rights leader Mary McLeod Bethune (1875- 1955) (Her background as a teacher inspired her to open the Daytona Educational and Industrial Training School for Negro Girls in Daytona Beach, Florida back in 1904. When the school opened on October 3rd of that year, there were just five students. Eventually, the school blossomed to include a farm, high school, and nursing school – and later became the co-educational Bethune-Cookman College in 1929 after merging with Cookman Institute and was fully accredited in 1943.

The late TV newscaster David Brinkley (1920-2003) (FAST FACTS: He won 10 Emmy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom during his career.)

The late former World Middleweight Champion boxer Jake “Raging Bull” LaMotta (1922 – 2017)…he would have been 100

The late engineer and inventor Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) (Lovingly referred to by many as “The Greatest Geek Who Ever Lived,” Tesla’s best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current electricity supply system – and back in 1926, he predicted smart phones.)

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