The Man Behind 'Bobby Bonilla Day' Turns 60


Aziz Ansari is 40 (“Parks and Recreation,” “Master of None”)

Emily Blunt is 40 (“The Devil Wears Prada,” “The Girl On A Train”) (FAST FACT: She’s been married to John Krasinski since 2010)

Shakira Caine is 76 (“Son of Dracula,” “The Man Who Would Be King”) (FAST FACTS: At 19, she came in third at the 1967 Miss World competition – it launched her modeling career. Also, after seeing her in a TV commercial for Maxwell House coffee, Michael Caine became obsessed with finding the woman he considered to be "the most beautiful... he had ever seen.” He did – and the couple was married in Las Vegas on January 8th They have one daughter, Natasha, and are still together.)

Kristin Davis is 58 (“Melrose Place,” “Sex and the City”)

Dakota Fanning is 29 (“Coraline,” “Twilight” series”)

Josh Gad is 42 (“The Book of Mormon,” “Frozen,”)

Niecy Nash is 53 (“Reno 911!,” “Scream Queens,”)

Marc Prince is 55 (“Family Ties,” “Killer Tomatoes Eat France!”)

Patricia Richardson is 72 (“Home Improvement,” “Last Man Standing”)

The late Peter Fonda (1940 – 2019) ...he would have been 83 (“Easy Rider,” “The Wild Angels”) (FAST FACT: He accidentally shot himself in the stomach at age 11) 


Sister Hazel’s Jeff Beres is 52

Skylar Grey is 37

The Cardigans’ Lars-Olof Johansson is 50

Howard Jones is 68

Ab-Soul (born Herbert Anthony Stevens IV) is 36

Aerosmith’s Brad Whitford is 71

The late Sweet bassist Steve Priest (1948 – 2020) ...he would have been 75

The late Johnny Winter (1944-2014)…he would have been 79

The late Rusty Young (of Poco) (1946 – 2021)…he would have been 77 


Baseball Legend Bobby Bonilla is 60 (He participated in six All-Star Games and won three Silver Slugger Awards. And get this – from 1992 to 1994, Bonilla was the highest paid player in the league, earning more than $6-million per year. Bonilla is currently being paid approximately $1.19-million by the New York Mets each year. This was part of a deal made when the Mets released Bonilla before the 2000 season while still owing him $5.9-million for the final year of his contract. The deal expires in 2035, at which point Bonilla will have been paid $29.8-million for a season in which he didn’t even play for the Mets)

Entrepreneur Michael Dell is 58 (FAST FACT: He founded his computer company in his dorm room at age 19. And no, this isn’t Padma Lakshmi’s baby daddy – that would be Adam Dell, Michael’s brother)

Entrepreneur and Shark Tank Star Daymond John is 54 (FAST FACT: His fashion brand FUBU stands for “For Us, By Us”)

Songwriter Robert Lopez is 48 (“The Book of Mormon,” “Avenue Q”) (FAST FACT: The youngest person to ever EGOT – win an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and a Tony.)

The late author and activist E.B Du Bois (1868-1963) (FAST FACT: He was the first African American to receive a doctorate from Harvard. Among his famous quotes: “The problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color line;” “The cost of liberty is less than the price of repression.”)

The late composer George Frederic Handel (1685-1759)

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