Did you know today is Greek Independence Day? It is. It's also Maryland Day, which is probably exciting news for people who live in Maryland. Or maybe not.

Birthdays

  • Elton John (63)
  • Sarah Jessica Parker (45)
  • Aretha Franklin (68)
  • Gloria Steinem (76)
  • Marcia Cross (48)
  • Gene Shalit (78)
  • Katharine McPhee (26)
  • Danica Patrick (28)
  • Juvenile (35)
  • Matthew Barney (43)
  • Daniel Boulud (55)
  • Anita Bryant (70)
  • Sen. John Ensign (52)
  • Lark Voorhies (36)


  • Deaths
    • Jim Marshall, the rock photographer who worked with everyone from Jimi Hendrix to Johnny Cash, died on Tuesday night. He was 74.
    • Robert Culp, the star of I Spy in the '60s, died in California yesterday morning. Culp was 79.
    • Harold McGraw Jr., former CEO at McGraw-Hill, died yesterday at the age of 92.
    • Ella Mae Johnson, who gained attention when she traveled to President Obama's inauguration last year at the age of 105, has died.


    Splits
    • Eva Marcille, former winner of America's Next Top Model, and her fiancé, actor Lance Gross, have split up.