Celebrity Birthdays for August 18 – Robert Redford, Denis Leary and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Robert Redford Age: 76 Occupation: Actor, Director and Environmentalist Known For: Starring in films such as ‘Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid,’ ‘Out of Africa,’ and ‘All the President’s Men,’ winning an Academy Award for directing ‘Ordinary People,’ and founding the Sundance Film Festival
This Day in History for August 18 – Women Win the Vote and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1894 – Congress establishes the Bureau of Immigration, later the Immigration and Naturalization Service (More info) 1920 – The 19th Amendment to the US Constitution is ratified, guaranteeing women’s right to vote (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for August 17 – Robert De Niro, Sean Penn and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Robert De Niro Age: 69 Occupation: Actor, Director and Producer Known For: A celebrated career including Oscars for his roles in ‘The Godfather Part II’ and ‘Raging Bull,’ iconic performances in films like ‘Taxi Driver,’ ‘Cape Fear,’ ‘The Deer Hunter’ and ‘Awakenings,’ and many collaborations with director Martin Scorsese
This Day in History for August 17 – Clinton Admits Affair and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1807 – Robert Fulton’s North River Steamboat begins its trip up the Hudson River to Albany, New York, inaugurating the first commercial steamboat service in the world (More info) 1962 – East German border guards spur riots when they kill 18-year-old Peter Fechter as he attempts to cross the Berlin Wall into West Berli
Celebrity Birthdays for August 16 – Madonna, Steve Carell and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Madonna Age: 54 Occupation: Singer, “Actress” and Attention-Hog Known For: Being the world’s top-selling female recording artist of all time, dozens of hit singles you no doubt know by heart, her controversial personal life, and recent stage antics that have served only to make her reek of desperation
This Day in History for August 16 – Elvis Presley Dies and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1858 – President James Buchanan inaugurates the new transatlantic telegraph cable by exchanging greetings with Queen Victoria of the UK (More info) 1896 – Gold is discovered in a tributary of the Klondike River in Canada, setting off the Klondike Gold Rush (More info)
Jimmy Kimmel and Molly McNearney Are Engaged
If you’ve been hoping that comedians Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman would someday reignite their romance, you may have to let the dream go — because Kimmel is now off the market.
This Day in History for August 15 – Woodstock Opens and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1824 – Freed American slaves found Liberia (More info) 1914 – The Panama Canal opens to traffic (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for August 14 – David Crosby, Halle Berry and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: David Crosby Age: 72 Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician Known For: Hits such as ‘Mr. Tambourine Man’ while with The Byrds and ‘Woodstock’ and ‘Southern Cross’ while with Crosby, Stills & Nash, his 1995 liver transplant, and being the biological father of two of Melissa Etheridge’s children
Can Music Make You More Productive at Work?
Having trouble getting things done at work or staying focused on the task at hand? Fire up your iPod.
Police Officer Killed After Shooting Near Campus of Texas A&M [VIDEO]
Three people are dead and four more were wounded after a gunman opened fire from inside his home near the campus of Texas A&M university.
Taylor Swift Purchases Home in Cape Cod, Near the Kennedy Residence
UPDATE: Being neighbors with Conor Kennedy was too good to be true. Turns out Taylor Swift did NOT buy this mansion. Sigh. Looks like the romance between Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy is heating up. Not only has she introduced him to her parents, she’s reportedly purchased a house in Cape Cod, Mass. — near Conor’s grandmother, Ethel Kennedy.
Celebrity Birthdays for August 13 – Danny Bonaduce, John Slattery and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Danny Bonaduce Age: 53 Occupation: Radio Personality and Former Child Actor Known For: Playing precocious middle brother Danny on 1970s sitcom ‘The Partridge Family,’ his reality show ‘Breaking Bonaduce,’ a messy private life, and being the morning drive-time host on Seattle radio station KZOK-FM
This Day in History for August 13 – Berlin Divides Itself and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1878 – A yellow fever epidemic in Memphis eventually empties the city (More info) 1918 – Opha Mae Johnson becomes the first woman to enlist in the United States Marine Corps (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for August 12 – George Hamilton, Peter Krause and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: George Hamilton Age: 73 Occupation: Actor Known For: Being the eterna-tanned star of films such as ‘Love at First Bite,’ ‘Zorro, the Gay Blade’ and ‘The Godfather, Part III’ and TV shows like ‘Dynasty’ and ‘George and Alana,’ and currently starring in the national tour of the Tony-winning stage show ‘La Cage aux Folles’
The Best Time to Buy Plane Tickets Is Almost Upon Us — Dollars and Sense
With all the fees airlines have been packing on in the past couple years, it may seem that tickets are impossibly expensive. But there are times when it’s cheaper to buy them — and those times are fast approaching.
This Day in History for August 12 – ‘The Wizard of Oz’ Premieres and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1851 – Isaac Singer patents the sewing machine (More info) 1898 – An Armistice ends the Spanish-American War (More info)
This Day in History for August 10 – Smithsonian Established and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1793 – The Louvre officially opens in Paris (More info) 1846 – The Smithsonian Institution is chartered by the United States Congress (More info)
Celebrity Birthdays for August 9 – Melanie Griffith, Gillian Anderson and More
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today: Melanie Griffith Age: 55 Occupation: Actress Known For: Her Academy Award-nominated turn in the 1988 film ‘Working Girl,’ other work in ‘The Bonfire of the Vanities’ and ‘Pacific Heights,’ a former longtime relationship with Don Johnson, her current marriage to Antonio Banderas, and spending just a little too much time with her plasti
Moms Who Try to ‘Have It All’ Could Be More Depressed
Moms who make their kids the center of their worlds to the detriment of everything else may think they’re better parents, but a new study finds they may be setting themselves up for a major bout of depression.