KFC's Colonel Sanders Born On This Date In 1890


Charles “Chip” Esten is 57 (“Whose Line Is It Anyway,” “61*,” “Nashville”)

Hugh Grant is 62 (“Four Weddings and a Funeral,” “Sense & Sensibility,” “Mickey Blue Eyes,” “Notting Hill,” “Bridget Jones's Diary,” “About a Boy,” “American Dreamz,” “Cloud Atlas,” “Florence Foster Jenkins”)

Constance Marie is 57 (“Selena,” “Switched At Birth,” “The George Lopez Show”)

Adam Sandler is 56 (“Airheads,” “The Waterboy,” “Mr. Deeds,” “Big Daddy,” “Blended”) (FAST FACT: His movies have grossed over $2-billion)

Eric Stonestreet is 51 (“Modern Family")

Henry Thomas is 51 (“E.T.,” “Gangs of New York”)

Chaim Topol is 87 (“Tevye” of “Fiddler on the Roof”)

Michelle Williams is 42 (“Dawson’s Creek,” “Brokeback Mountain,” “Prozac Nation,” “Blue Valentine,” “Manchester by the Sea")

Tom Wopat is 71 (“Dukes of Hazzard,” “Cybil,” “Django Unchained”)

The late Cliff Robertson (1923 – 2011)…he would have been 99 (“PT 109,” “Charlie”)


Yung Berg is 37 (born Christian Ward)

Michael Buble is 47

Hunter Hayes is 31

The late Otis Redding (1941 – 1967) …he would have been 81


Supermodel Rachel Hunter is 53

NFL Hall of Famer Joe Theismann is 73 (He enjoyed his most enduring fame in 12 seasons with the Washington Redskins, where he was a two-time Pro Bowler and helped the team to consecutive appearances to Super Bowl XVII (winning) and Super Bowl XVIII (losing). He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2003)

The late “Kentucky Fried Chicken” founder Col. Harland David Sanders (1890 – 1980) (FAST FACT: He sold KFC to a group of investors for just $2-million in 1964. The chain’s approximate annual revenue today? About $16-billion.)

The late author Count Leo Tolstoy (1828 – 1910) (“War and Peace,” “Anna Karenina”) (Born Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, he’s usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy and is regarded as one of the greatest authors of all time.)

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