Today Jerry Zucker is 70, Simon Curtis is 60. Today is also the birthday of Terrence Howard, Johnny Knoxville, Elias Koteas, Peter Berg, Thora Birch, Mircea Monroe, Alex Kingston, Mark Metcalf, David Anders, Rob Paulsen, Joey Buttafuoco, Rupert Murdoch, and the late Anton Yelchin, Shemp Howard, Raoul Walsh, Dorothy Gish, Lawrence Welk, Douglas Adams, Timothy Carey, and Eric S. Lynch aka Eric the Actor from The Howard Stern Show. F.W. Murnau died in a car accident 89 years ago in 1931 at age 42. Richard Brooks died 28 years ago in 1992 at age 79. Betty Hutton died thirteen years ago in 2007 at age 86.