Sports Legend Bo Jackson Turns 60 Today


Elisha Cuthbert is 40 (“24,” “House of Wax,” “Old School,” “Happy Endings”)

Kaley Cuoco is 37 (“8 Simple Rules,” “Virtuosity,” “Authors Anonymous,” “The Big Bang Theory”)

Jessalyn Gilsig is 51 (“Boston Public,” “The Stepfather,” “Glee”)

Mandy Patinkin is 70 (“The Princess Bride,” “Chicago Hope,” “Criminal Minds,” “Homeland”)

Ben Stiller is 57 (“There's Something About Mary,” “Reality Bites,” “Zoolander,” “Meet the Parents,” “Tropic Thunder,” “Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story,” “Starsky & Hutch,” “Heavyweights,” the “Night at the Museum” series) (FAST FACT: Married to Christine Taylor since 2000, the couple separated in 2017. But in an example of “good things” to come out of Covid, the pair later reconciled after living together during the pandemic lockdown)

The late Richard Crenna (1926 – 2003)…he would have been 96 (“Wait Until Dark,” “Un Flic,” “Body Heat,” “Rambo” series, “Hot Shots! Part Deux,” “The Flamingo Kid.”)

The late Robert Guillaume (1927 – 2017)…he would have been 95 (“Soap,” “Benson,” “North & South,” “Sports Night,” “Columbus Circle”) (FAST FACT: During a career that has spanned more than 50 years, he has worked extensively on stage – scored a Tony Award nomination – television…which includes winning two Emmy Awards…and film.)


Clay Aiken is 44

Steve Aoki is 45

Billy Idol is 67 (born William Michael Albert Broad) (And as of 2018, he’s also an American citizen)

Mavado is 42 (his given name David Constantine Brooks)

McFly’s Dougie Poynter is 35

The late Mindy McCready (1975 – 2013)…she would have been 48


Legendary athlete Bo Jackson is 60 (He played two professional American sports: baseball and football. His prowess spawned Nike's famous Bo Knows ad campaign. This after he won the 1985 Heisman trophy and was selected to the 1990 NFL Pro Bowl as a member of the Los Angeles Raiders. He was also named MVP of the 1989 MLB All-Star game and retired from the majors after playing nine seasons and hitting 141 home runs.)

Graphic novelist Robert Kirkman is 44 (“The Walking Dead,” “Invincible, “ “Ultimate X-Men,” “Marvel Zombies”)

Writer/director David Mamet is 75 (“The Postman Always Rings Twice,” “Hoffa,” “Wag The Dog,” “Hannibal”)

Comedian Colin Mochrie is 65

Director Sir Ridley Scott is 85 (“Alien, “Blade Runner,” “Thelma & Louise,” “Gladiator,” “Black Hawk Down,” “American Gangster,” “The Martian”)

Model/ TV personality Chrissy Teigen is 37 (FAST FACT: She had one of her first modeling roles as an alternate model on “Deal or No Deal”)

The late politician Shirley Chisholm (1924 – 2005)…she would have been 98 (She was the first African-American woman elected to Congress in 1968. She represented New York for seven terms in Congress and in 1972 she became the first major-party black candidate for President and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.)

The late British statesman Sir Winston Churchill (1874 – 1965)

The late broadcasting legend Dick Clark (1929 – 2012)…he would have been 93

The late sixties radical Abbie Hoffman (1936 – 1989)…he would have been 86

The late Watergate figure/radio personality G. Gordon Liddy (1930 – 2021)…he would have been 92

The late author Mark Twain (1835 – 1910) (A renowned author who wrote “Tom Sawyer” and “Huckleberry Finn,” who became famous for his unparalleled wit and storytelling ability. It was his short story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," that brought him international acclaim. Born Samuel Langhorne Clemens, he wrote under the pen name of Mark Twain and is widely considered one of the most important American literary figures.)

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