HOF'er Ted Williams Born On This Date In 1918


Timothy Bottoms is 71 (“The Last Picture Show,” “The Land That Time Forgot”)

Johanna Braddy is 35 (“The Grudge 3,” “Easy A,” “Paranormal Activity 3,” “Unreal,” “Quantico”)

Michael Chiklis is 59 (“The Shield,” “The Commish,” “Fantastic Four,” “American Horror Story”)

Cameron Diaz is 50 (“The Mask,” “Something About Mary,” “Vanilla Sky,” “Being John Malkovich,” “Gangs of New York,” “Charlie’s Angels,” “The Green Hornet,” “Bad Teacher,” “What to Expect When You're Expecting,” “The Counselor,” “The Other Woman,” “Sex Tape,” “Annie”) (FAST FACT: She married Good Charlotte’s Benji Madden in January 2015)

Michael Michele is 56 (“ER,” “New Jack City,” “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days,” “Ali”)

Michael Grant Terry is 39 (according to Wiki) (“Bones”)

The late Bill Daily (1927 – 2018) ...he would have been 95 (“I Dream Of Jeannie,” “The Bob Newhart Show”)

The late Peggy Lipton (1946 – 2019)…she would have been 76 (“Mod Squad,” “Twin Peaks”) (FAST FACTS: Once married to legendary producer Quincy Jones, Lipton shares two daughters with him: Rashida Jones and Kidada Jones)

The late Fred MacMurray (1908 – 1991) (“Double Indemnity,” “The Absent-Minded Professor,” “The Shaggy Dog,” “My Three Sons”)


Rancid guitarist Lars Frederiksen is 51

Maino is 49 (his given name – Jermaine Coleman)

Panic! At The Disco guitarist Ryan Ross is 36

The late Kitty Wells (1919 – 2012) (Born Muriel Deason in Nashville, her 1952 single, "It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels," was the hallmark of a Hall of Fame career that brought her 13 years of hits and the nickname the Queen of Country Music)


Entrepreneur Warren Buffett is 92 (FAST FACTS: Stock market genius who was nicknamed The Oracle of Everything. He is considered the 20th century's most successful investor)

Comedian Lewis Black is 74 (He was voted 51st in a 2004 list of the 100 greatest comedians by Comedy Central but was voted 5th in Comedy Central's Stand Up Showdown in 2008)

TV personality Lisa Ling is 49

Reality TV star Camilla Poindexter is 36 (“Bad Girls Club All-Star Battle”)

Tennis champ Andy Roddick is 40 (Won the US Open in 2003 and reached the finals of three Wimbledon events from 2003 to 2009. He also reached the semi-finals of the Australian Open on four occasions. Known for his powerful serve, which consistently reached between 130 and 150 miles per hour, he also married Brooklyn Decker in 2009)

Supermodel Frederique Van Der Wal is 55 (FAST FACT: In 2005, her native Holland named a lily in her honor: "Frederique's Choice Lily")

The late fashion designer Geoffrey Beene (1924 – 2004)…he would have been 98 (In honor of Beene's fashion legacy, the Council of Fashion Designers of America created the annual Geoffrey Beene Lifetime Achievement award in 1984)

The late scientist Earnest Rutherford (1871 – 1937) (The father of nuclear physics who discovered that atoms have a positive charge located in a nucleus in 1911. He also developed the concept of radioactive half-life, which describes the exponential decay radioactive substances.)

The late author Mary Shelley (1797 – 1851) (“Frankenstein,” “Valperga,” “The Last Man”) (FAST FACTS: She met famous poet Percy Shelley, her future husband and literary inspiration, when she was 17 and he was an already-married 22. She married Percy Shelley after bearing him an illegitimate child and after his first wife, Harriet, committed suicide.)

The late Apollo 13 astronaut Jack Swigert (1931 – 1982)…he would have been 91(After leaving NASA, he was elected to Congress from Colorado's new 6th district, but died before being sworn in.)

The late baseball Hall of Famer Ted Williams (1918 – 2002) (Red Sox outfielder who was selected to 19 All-Star games, won two American League MVP awards and batted .406 in 1941, one of the greatest hitting seasons ever. He led the AL in home runs four times, in batting average six times, and twice won the prestigious triple crown award, in 1942 and 1947. Outside of his amazing sports career, his death has been shrouded in controversy. He has been frozen in a cryonic state by his son – something his daughter said he didn’t want.)

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