Baseball Great Ty Cobb Is Born On This Date In 1866


Ashley Benson is 33 (“Pretty Little Liars,” “Spring Breakers,” “Days of Our Lives”)

Josh Dallas is 44 (“The Boxer,” “Thor,” “Once Upon a Time”)

Casper Van Dien is 54 (“Starship Troopers,” “One Life to Live,” “Beverly Hills, 90210”)

Robson Green is 58 (“Soldier Soldier,” “Wire in the Blood,” “Casualty”)

Rachel Griffiths is 54 (“Muriel’s Wedding,” “Blow,” “Brothers & Sisters,” “My Best Friend’s Wedding,” “House Husbands,” “Camp”)

Katie Holmes is 44 (“Dawson’s Creek,” “Batman Begins,” “Go,” “Touched With Fire”)

Bridgit Mendler is 30 (“Good Luck Charlie,” “Labor Pains,” “The Secret World of Arrietty”)

Brad Pitt is 59 (“Thelma & Louise,” “A River Runs Through It,” “Legends of the Fall,” “Interview with the Vampire,” “Seven,” “12 Monkeys,” “Fight Club,” “Mr. & Mrs. Smith,” “Ocean's Eleven,” “Ocean's Twelve,” “Ocean's Thirteen,” “Inglourious Basterds,” “Fight Club,” “World War Z”)

Victoria Pratt is 52 (“Mutant X,” “Cleopatra 2525,” “Brotherhood of Blood”)

The late Ray Liotta (1954 – 2022)…he would have been 68 (“Goodfellas,” “Identity,” “Hannibal”)

The late Ossie Davis (1917-2005) (“Dr. Dolittle,” “Do the Right Thing,” “Bubba Ho-Tep”)

The late Betty Grable (1916-1973) (“How to Marry a Millionaire,” “Happy Days”) (FAST FACT: became known for having the most beautiful legs in Hollywood during WWII.)

The late Roger Smith (1932 – 2017) …he would have been 90 (“77 Sunset Strip,” “Auntie Mame,” “Mister Roberts”)


Christina Aguilera is 42

DJ Axwell is 45 (FAST FACT: Born Axel Christofer Hedfors, he was 1/3 of the group, Swedish House Mafia)

All Time Low’s Rian Dawson is 35

Randy Houser is 47

Murphy Lee is 44 (born Torhi Harper)

Keith Richards is 79

Sia (given name Sia Kate Isobelle Furler) is 47

Angie Stone is 61

The late DMX (1970 – 2021)…he would have been 52 (his given name, Earl Simmons)


WWE’s “Stone Cold” Steve Austin is 58

TV personality Kari Byron (“MythBusters”) is 48

Film critic Leonard Maltin is 72

Directing icon Steven Spielberg is 76 (“Jaws, “E.T,” “Schindler’s List”) (FAST FACT: At last check, his personal net worth is just over $7-billion – that's according “Bloomberg”)

Comedian Ron White is 66

The late outfielder Ty Cobb (FAST FACT: He became the first player in major league history to record over 4,000 hits and retired with 4,191) (1886-1961)

The late Hungarian politician Franz Ferdinand (His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia. This caused the Central Powers (including Germany and Austria-Hungary) and Serbia's allies to declare war on each other, starting World War I) (1863-1914)

The late Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin (He was the leader of the Soviet Union from the mid-1920s until his death in 1953. During his rule, between 7-10 million Ukrainians were murdered by starvation in what’s called the Holodomor...which took place between 1932-and 33) (1878-1953)

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