Today Jessica Paré is 40. Today is also the birthday of Joan Didion, Margaret Cho, Frankie Muniz, Paula Patton, Lisa Marie, Jeroen Krabbé, Nick Stahl, Lynne Ramsay, Dolly Wells, Morgan Brittany, Amy Acker, and the late Walt Disney, Little Richard, Fritz Lang, Otto Preminger, Emeric Pressburger, Adolph Caesar, Margaret Hayes, Alvy Moore, Nunnally Johnson, Wladyslaw Szpilman, Martin Van Buren, George Armstrong Custer, and Strom Thurmond. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart died 229 years ago in 1791 at age 35. Robert Aldrich died 37 years ago in 1983 at age 65. Nelson Mandela died seven years ago in 2013 at age 95.