If today is your birthday, then you share it with the following celebs:
Fred Mr. Rogers (1928- 2003: Educator who shared his TV neighborhood with generations of children on the television show, Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.) – would have been 85 years old today.
Lois Lowry (Children’s author who won Newberry Awards for Number the Stars and The Giver. Known for tackling controversial subjects in her books for children, she also received the prestigious Hans Christian Anderson and Margaret Edwards awards.) – 77
Spike Lee (Iconoclastic director of Do the Right Thing and Clockers. He received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay for Do The Right Thing and a nomination for Best Feature Documentary for 4 Little Girls.) – 57
Christy Carlson Romano (Rose to popularity on Disney Channel’s Even Stevens.) – 30
Hal Linden (Theatre and television actor who starred on Barney Miller and won a Tony Award for Best Actor for his role in the musical The Rothschilds.) – 83
Cedric Yarbrough (Best known for his comedic role as Deputy S. Jones in the hit TV series, Comedy Central’s ‘Reno 911’.) – 41
Rickey Jackson (NFL Hall of Fame linebacker who played for the New Orleans Saints and the San Francisco 49ers.) – 56