Mel Brooks Turns 86! Read His Bio

June 28
On This Day: June 28

Mel Brooks

Born: June 28, 1926

Age: 86 years old
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Occupation: Director, Producer, Actor, Screenwriter

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Muhammad Ali goes before the Supreme Court to offer his explanation for refusing to serve in the army during the Vietnam War. >>

Born On This Day
Mel Brooks
Born: June 28, 1926

Age: 86 years old
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY, United States
Occupation: Director, Producer, Actor, Screenwriter
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Pearl S. Buck
Born: June 28, 1892
Died: March 6, 1973
Age: 80 years old
Birthplace: Hillsboro, WV, United States
Occupation: Civil Rights Activist
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John Elway
Born: June 28, 1960
Age: 52 years old
Birthplace: Port Angeles, WA, United States
Occupation: Football Player, Entrepreneur
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Died On This Day
Rod Serling
Died: June 28, 1975
Age: 50 years old
Place: Rochester, NY, United States
Occupation: Anti-War Activist
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Billy Mays
Died: June 28, 2009
Age: 50 years old
Place: Tampa Bay, FL, United States
Occupation: Television Personality
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Robert C. Byrd
Died: June 28, 2010
Age: 92 years old
Place: Falls Church, VA, United States
Occupation: U.S. Representative
Best Known For >>

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