THE GREAT HOUDINI WAS BORN ON THIS DATE IN 1874

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Harry Houdini (born Erik Weisz; March 24, 1874 – October 31, 1926) was a
Hungarian-born magician and escape artist, stunt performer, and actor/film
producer. He was noted for his sensational escape acts. In his later years,
Harry took his talent to the film arena where he both acted and started his
own film laboratory called The Film Development Corporation. Years later,
Harry would receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 1926 Houdini
died as a result of a ruptured appendix, after suffering a blow to the abdomen.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY JERRY LEWIS ~ 85 TODAY

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Jerry Lewis is a veteran comedian, actor, film producer, screenwriter, film director
and singer. He is best-known for his slapstick humor in screen, television, stage
and radio. He was originally paired with Dean Martin in 1946, forming the famed
comedy team of Martin and Lewis (shown below). In addition to the duo’s popular nightclub work, they starred in a successful series of comedy films. Lewis is also
known for his charity fund-raising telethons and position as national chairman for
the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA). Lewis has won several awards for
lifetime achievements and In 2005, he received the Governors Award of the
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Board of Governors, which is the
highest Emmy Award presented.

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Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis

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Jerry Lewis during the 2010 MDA telethon

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A BIRTHDAY FOR SHARON STONE ~ 53 TODAY

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Sharon Stone actress, film producer, and former fashon model achieved huge
recognition for her role in the erotic thriller Basic Instinct in 1992. She was
nominated for an Academy Award fro Best Actress and won a Golden Globe
Award for Best Actress in a motion Picture for her 1995 performance in Casino.

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Sharon Stone in the famous scene from Basic Instinct

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DANIEL CRAIG IS 43 YEARS OLD TODAY

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Daniel W. Craig is an English actor and film producer. His early breakthrough
performances were in the films Layer Cake (2004), Some Voices (2000), and
Lora Croft: Tomb Raider (2001). Craig became well known internationally after
he was cast as the sixth actor to portray secret agent, 007 James Bond in the
film series. He made his début as the character in the 2006 film, Casino Royale 
and was nominated for a British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award for 
his portrayal in the film.

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TOM SELLECK TURNED 66 TODAY

 
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Thomas William "Tom" Selleck  is an actor and film producer, best known for his starring role as Hawaii-based private investigator Thomas Magnum on the CBS-TV
show Magnum, P.I.(1980 – 1988).Tom also plays Jesse Stone in a series of made-
for-TV movies. In 2010, he appeared as Chief Frank Reagan in the drama Blue
Bloods
on CBS. His most successful movie release was Three Men and a Baby
which was the highest grossing movie in 1987. 

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                        Tom Selleck as Thomas Magnum

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