Today is the birthday of John Travolta, Matt Dillon, Cybil Shepherd, Yoko Ono, Toni Morrison, Molly Ringwald, Dr. Dre, Ike Barinholtz, Vanna White, Logan Miller, Greta Scacchi, Regina Spektor, László Nemes, Jeff Orlowski, and the late John Hughes, Milos Forman, George Kennedy, Jack Palance, who would be 100, Mary Ure, Adolphe Menjou, Allan Melvin, Edward Arnold, Bill Cullen, and Nikos Kazantzakis. Martin Luther died 473 years ago in 1546 at age 62. Michelangelo died 455 years ago in 1564 at age 88. Andy Devine died 42 years ago in 1977 at age 71. Harry Caray died 21 years ago in 1998 at age 83. Dale Earnhardt died eighteen years ago in 2001 at age 49. Jean Rouch died fifteen years ago in 2004 at age 86.