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Blues singer Clarence Carter is 83. Singer Jack Jones is 81. Ac­tress Faye Du­n­away is 78. Ac­tress

Hol­land Tay­lor is 76. Ac­tor

Carl Weathers is 71. Singer-pro­ducer T-Bone Bur­nett is 71. Movie writer-di­rec­tor Lawrence Kas­dan is 70. Pulitzer Prize-win­ning colum­nist

Mau­reen Dowd is 67. Rock singer Ge­off Tate (Queen­sryche) is 60. Movie writer-di­rec­tor Steven Soder­bergh is 56. Ac­tor

Mark Addy is 55. Fox News Chan­nel an­chor­man

Shep­ard Smith is 55. Rap­per Slick Rick is 54. Ac­tor Dan Sch­nei­der is 53. Ac­tress Emily Wat­son is 52. Ac­tor-co­me­dian Tom Rhodes is 52. Rock mu­si­cian Zakk Wylde is 52. Rap­per-ac­tor LL Cool J is

51. Ac­tor Ja­son Bateman is

50. Rock singer-mu­si­cian

Dave Grohl (Foo Fight­ers) is 50. Ac­tor Kevin Du­rand is 45. Ac­tress Jor­dan Ladd is 44. Ac­tor Ward Hor­ton is

43. Ac­tress Emay­atzy Corinealdi is 39. Retro-soul singer-song­writer Marc Brous­sard is 37. Rock singer-mu­si­cian Caleb Fol­low­ill (Kings of Leon) is

37. Ac­tor Zach Gil­ford is 37. Rock mu­si­cian Joe Guese (The Click Five) is 37. Ac­tor

Jonathan Osser is 30.

TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

In 1784, the United States rat­i­fied the Treaty of Paris end­ing the Revo­lu­tion­ary War; Bri­tain fol­lowed suit in April 1784.

In 1898, au­thor Charles Lutwidge Dodg­son – bet­ter known as “Alice in Wonderland” creator Lewis Car­roll – died in Guild­ford, Sur­rey, Eng­land, less than two weeks be­fore his 66th birth­day.

In 1943, Pres­i­dent Franklin D. Roo­sevelt, Bri­tish Prime Min­is­ter Win­ston Churchill and French Gen­eral Charles de Gaulle opened a wartime con­fer­ence in Casablanca.

In 1953, Josip Broz Tito was elected pres­i­dent of Yu­goslavia by the coun­try’s Par­lia­ment.

In 1963, Ge­orge C. Wal­lace was sworn in as gover­nor of Alabama with the pledge, “Se­gre­ga­tion for­ever!”

In 1967, the Six­ties’ “Sum­mer of Love” unof­fi­cially be­gan with a “Hu­man Be-In” in­volv­ing tens of thou­sands of young peo­ple at Golden Gate Park in San Fran­cisco.

In 1968, the Green Bay Pack­ers of the NFL de­feated the AFL’s Oakland Raiders, 33-14, in the sec­ond AFL-NFL World Cham­pi­onship game (now re­ferred to as Su­per Bowl II).

In 1969, 27 peo­ple aboard the air­craft car­rier USS En­ter­prise, off Hawaii, were killed when a rocket war­head ex­ploded.

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