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Joan Collins Turns 80 Today

Happy Birthday, Joan Collins!  The London-born actress turns 80 today (May 23).

Collins first became known as an actress and pin-up girl in England in the early 1950s. She made the move to Hollywood in 1955, when 20th Century Fox signed her as a rival to MGM’s Elizabeth Taylor.

Happy 70th Birthday, Ian McShane!

Ian McShane celebrates his 70th birthday today. This feisty actor has mastered the art of playing the bad boy, making his mark in BBC’s Lovejoy (1986-1994) as the dastardly yet charming antiques dealer; then crossing the ...

Royal Roundup: Kids Light Up Buckingham Palace on the Queen’s Birthday

Hundreds of thousands of Britain’s children helped to turn Buckingham Palace into a gigantic screen, onto which the UK’s largest artwork was projected this past weekend.

Happy 27th Birthday, Mika!

The Lebanese-born British singer Mika turns 27 today. Known for his Freddie Mercury-esque flamboyance, Ramen Noodle tangle of hair, and multi-octave prowess, he launched onto the UK music scene in 2007 with a great deal of hype before ...