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ACTRESS HALEY MILLS IS 70 TODAY


Hayley Catherine Rose Vivien Mills is the daughter of John Mills.

British actress Haley Mills played teen twins in The Parent Trap (1961) and 
received a BAFTA Award for Most Promising Newcomer for her performance
in the 1959 film Tiger Bay.


1965

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DAKOTA FANNING IS 22 TODAY


Hannah Dakota Fanning was born in Conyers, Georgia.

Dakota Fanning began her career in a national commercial for Tide
when she was five years old. At age seven, her performance in the
2001 film I Am Sam earned her a nomination for a Screen Actors
Guild Award
at age eight in 2002, making her the youngest nominee
in history. As a child actress, she went on to appear in high-profile
films such as Man on Fire (2004), War of the Worlds (2005) and
Charlotte’s Web (2006).

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CHILD STAR DIES AT 90


Tommy Kelly (April 6, 1925 – January 26, 2016)

(AP) – Tommy Kelly, who played the titular boy hero in
the 1938 movie "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer," has
died. His son announced Tuesday that Kelly suffered
congestive heart failure on Jan. 25 in Greensboro, N.C.

Along with the adaptation of the Mark Twain novel for
which he’s best known, Kelly also appeared in "Gone
With the Wind”
(1939), "He Walked By Nigh”(1948),
and "
The West Point Story" in 1950 before retiring
from Hollywood at age 25.

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ACTOR JOE PESCI IS 73 TODAY


Joseph Frank "Joe" Pesci was born in Newark, New Jersey.

Pesci’s performance in Raging Bull (1980) earned him an Academy
Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor. He also played the title
character in 1992’s My Cousin Vinny and the dimwitted burglar in the
Home Alone films beginning in 1990. He also played the character Leo
Getz in the Lethal Weapon film series beginning in 1987.

Joe Pesci began acting at age five and landed a role on the television
variety show Star time Kids when he was ten years old.

 


Joe Pesci as David Ferrie in the 1991 film “JFK”.

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RECAPPING PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Alicia Christian
"Jodie" Foster is having her 53rd birthday today.

Foster graduated from Yale’s prestigious theater program magna cum laude
in 1985 and received an honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from Yale in
1997.


1991

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