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JOHN CARPENTER IS 69 TODAY

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John Howard Carpenter was born in Los Angeles, California.

Director John Carpenter is known for his horror, thriller and science fiction
films such as The Thing (1982), Big Trouble in Little China (1986), Halloween
(1978), Escape from New York (1981) and Starman 1984).

He made short horror films on 8mm before high school. He was enrolled at the
University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts, but dropped out.

 

 

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From left: John Carpenter with Jamie Lee Curtis on the set of
Halloween.

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MEL GIBSON IS 60 TODAY

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Mel Colmcille Gerard Gibson was born in Peekskill, New York. He
moved with his parents to
Sydney, Australia, when he was 12
years old.

Mel Gibson directed and starred in the 1995 film Braveheart which won the
Academy Award for Best Picture. His best known roles as an actor include
Martin Riggs in the Lethal Weapon series (1980s – 1990’s) and the title role
in the Mad Max series beginning in 1979. He also starred in The Patriot
(2000) and directed the critically-acclaimed 2000 film Apocalypto and
Hacksaw Ridge (2016).
He wrote and directed The Passion of the Christ
(2004), which became a cult classic amongst Christian viewers.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Steven Allan Spielberg is 70 years old today.

Spielberg charged friends and family to watch the 8mm adventure
films he made growing up. His 1968 short film Amblin’ inspired the
name of his future production company Amblin Entertainment. His
1977 science fiction feature Close Encounters of the Third Kind
was labeled "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant"
by the U.S. Library of Congress and chosen for preservation
in the National Film Registry.

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Martin Charles Scorsese is74 today.

Scorsese couldn’t play sports as a kid because of his asthma. He
was named to Time magazine’s 2007 list of the 100 Most Influential
People in the World.

In 2006, Martin Scorsese won his first Academy Award for Best
Director for his film The Departed after previously being nominated
five times.

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PENNY MARSHALL IS 73 TODAY

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Carole Penny Marshall

Penny Marshall starred as Laverne DeFazio in the ABC sitcom Laverne &
Shirley (1976-1983), then went on to become a director of such films as
Awakenings (1990), A League of Their Own (1992) and Big (1998), both
starring Tom Hanks. With Big, she became the first female director to have
a film gross over $100 million. She started tap dancing at the age of three
and began her acting career with guest-starring appearances on The Odd
Couple
, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and Happy Days.
 

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