Today Chuck D is 60, and Jack O’Connell is 30. Today is also the birthday of Jason Momoa, Sam Mendes, Demián Bichir, Steve Schirripa, John Carroll Lynch, Coolio, Giancarlo Giannini, Adrian Dunbar, Eduardo Noriega, Terry Kiser, Adam Duritz, David Wain, Oona Laurence, José Padilha, and the late Jerry Garcia, Dom DeLuise, Claudius, Geoffrey Holder, Yves Saint Laurent, Herman Melville, Taylor Negron, Henry Jones, J. Lee Thompson, and Cookie Mueller. Strother Martin died forty years ago in 1980 at age 61. Paddy Chayefsky died 39 years ago in 1981 at age 58. D.A. Pennebaker died one year ago in 2019 at age 94.