September 21, 2017
Today is 264th day of the year
102 days remain until the new year

Births Today

  • 1866 - H.G Wells
    English Writer, Wells is best known for his books War of the Worlds, The Time Machine and others.
  • 1923 - "Jimmy Young, Radio DJ/presenter"
  • 1931 - Larry Hagman (died 2012)
    American Actor, Hagman is best known for his roll as the evil J.R. Ewing on the TV series Dallas.
  • 1945 - Jerry Bruckheimer
    American Film/TV Producer, Bruckheimer is known for such TV hits as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (and their spin-offs), Cold Case, and The Amazing Race among many others.
  • 1947 - Stephen King
    American Novelist, King has sold over 350 million copies of his books which include IT, Christine, The Stand, and many many others. He continues to write to this day.
  • 1947 - Don Felder
    American Musician, Felder was the former lead guitarist for The Eagles.
  • 1950 - Bill Murray
    American Actor, Murray first gained exposure on Saturday Night Live for which he won an Emmy Award. He went on to star in various movies including Ghostbusters and Groundhog Day just to name a few.
  • 1957 - Ethan Coen
    American Filmmaker, Ethan is part of the Coen Brothers duo. Some of their films include O Brother, Where Art Thou?, No Country For Old Men, True Grit, and Fargo to name a few.
  • 1965 - Cheryl Hines
    American Actress, Hines is best known as being Larry David's wife on the TV series Curb Your Enthusiasm. She has also played in many movies.
  • 1967 - Faith Hill
    American Singer, Hill is a country singer who has sold over 40 million albums.
  • 1968 - Ricki Lake
    American TV Personality, Ricki Lake has her own daytime television talk show and has also appeared in several different movies.
  • 1969 - Anne Burrell
    American TV Personality, Burrell is known for her various shows on The Food Network.
  • 1971 - Alfonso Ribeiro
    American Actor, Ribeiro is best known for his role as Carlton Banks on the TV series Fresh Prince of Bel Air.
  • 1971 - Luke Wilson
    American Actor, Wilson is known for his role in many movies including Legally Blonde and Old School to name a couple. His older brother is Owen Wilson.
  • 1972 - David Silveria
    American Musician, Silveria is the drummer for the rock group Ko?n.
  • 1981 - Nicole Richie
    American Socialite, Richie is best friends with Paris Hilton and daughter to Lionel Richie.
  • 1983 - Greg Jennings
    American Athlete, Jennings is an NFL wide receiver who won the Super Bowl in 2011.

events today

  • 1745 - "Bonnie Prince Charlie defeated the English at the Battle of Prestonpans, Scotland"
  • 1792 - "France became a republic, abolishing its monarchy"
  • 1832 - "Sir Walter Scott, the famous Scottish novelist, died"
  • 1915 - "Stonehenge was sold at auction for 6,600 pounds"
  • 1917 - The country of Latvia proclaimed its independence
  • 1962 - The 'University Challenge' television programme was broadcast for the first time
  • 1964 - Malta became independent from Britain within the Commonwealth
  • 1993 - The first ever meeting between the Pope and the Israeli Chief Rabii took place