Jan. 8: Mike Reno Loverboy

January 8, 2012 by staff 

Mike Reno Loverboy, Today is Jan. 8:

Actor-comedian Larry Storch (“F Troop”) is 89.

Actor Ron Moody is 88.

“Sunday Morning” host Charles Osgood is 79.

Singer Shirley Bassey is 75.

Game show host Bob Eubanks (“The Newlywed Game”) is 74.

Country-gospel singer Cristy Lane is 72.

Singer Anthony Gourdine of Little Anthony and the Imperials is 71.

Actress Yvette Mimieux is 70.

Physicist Stephen Hawking is 70.

(Keith) Lee Jackson, bass player with the late ’60s British rock group The Nice, is 69.

Former NHL forward Ron Ellis is 67.

Guitarist Robby Krieger of The Doors is 66.

Terry Sylvester, rhythm guitarist with The Hollies, is 65.

Singer David Bowie is 65.

Movie director John McTiernan is 61.

Actress Harriet Sansom Harris is 57.

Mike Reno, lead singer with the Canadian rock group Loverboy, is 56.

Canadian singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith is 48.

Actress Michelle Forbes (“Homicide,” ”Star Trek: The Next Generation”) is 47.

Actress Maria Pitillo is 46.

Singer R. Kelly is 45.

Bassist Jeff Abercrombie of Fuel is 43.

Actress Ami Dolenz is 43.

Reggae singer Sean Paul is 39.

Country singer Tift Merritt is 37.

Singer Jenny Lewis of Rilo Kiley is 36.

Actress Amber Benson is 35.

Actor Scott Whyte is 34.

Canadian actor-comedian Ron Pederson is 34.

Singer-songwriter Erin McCarley is 33.

Canadian actress Sarah Polley is 33.

Actor Windell D. Middlebrooks is 33.

Actress Rachel Nichols is 32.

Actress Gaby Hoffman (“Field of Dreams”) is 30.

Guitarist Disashi Lumumbo-Kasongo of Gym Class Heroes is 29.

Also born on this date:

In 1862, publisher Frank Nelson Doubleday. He died Jan. 30, 1934.

In 1910, ballerina Galina Ulanova. She died March 21, 1998.

In 1912, actor Jose Ferrer. He died Jan. 26, 1992.

In 1926, comedian Soupy Sales. He died Oct. 22, 2009.

In 1928, guitarist Luther Perkins. He died Aug. 5, 1968.

In 1928, Quebec poet Gaston Miron. He died Dec. 15, 1996.

In 1931, music industry promoter Bill Graham. He died Oct. 25, 1991.

In 1935, Elvis Presley, the King of Rock n’ Roll. He died Aug. 16, 1977.

In 1941, comedian Graham Chapman (Monty Python). He died Oct. 4, 1989.

In 1944, fiddler Eleanor Townsend. She died Dec. 31, 1998.

In 1958, guitarist Marc Moreland (Wall of Voodoo). He died March 13, 2002.

In 1959, drummer Paul Hester (Crowded House). He died March 26, 2005.

In 1986, Canadian actress Jaclyn Linetsky (the voice of Caillou, a preschool animated series). She died Sept. 8, 2003.

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