“Footloose” Star Kevin Bacon Turns 54! Read His Bio

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July 8
On This Day: July 8

Kevin Bacon

Born: July 8, 1958
Age: 54 years old
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Musician

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Events
1918
94 years ago
A mortar blast wounds 18-year-old Red Cross volunteer Ernest Hemingway while he serves on the Italian front during World War I. He uses the incident in his later writing.
http://www.biography.com/people/ernest-hemingway-9334498 >>

1919
93 years ago
President Woodrow Wilson returns from the Versailles Peace Conference in France and receives an enthusiastic welcome home by New York City.
http://www.biography.com/people/woodrow-wilson-9534272 >>

2000
12 years ago
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling’s fourth book in her best-selling series, is published with a record first print run in the millions.
http://www.biography.com/people/jk-rowling-40998 >>

2010
2 years ago
NBA star LeBron James announces he will leave Ohio’s Cleveland Cavaliers to play for Florida’s Miami Heat. Police in Ohio prepare for civil unrest.
http://www.biography.com/people/lebron-james-399748 >>

Born On This Day
Kevin Bacon
Born: July 8, 1958
Age: 54 years old
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Musician
Best Known For >>

Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
Born: July 8, 1926
Died: August 24, 2004
Age: 78 years old
Birthplace: Zurich, Switzerland
Occupation: Psychiatrist, Journalist
Best Known For >>

Anna Quindlen
Born: July 8, 1952
Age: 60 years old
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Occupation: Journalist, Author
Best Known For >>

Died On This Day
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Died: July 8, 1822
Age: 29 years old
Place: Grand Duchy of Tuscany, Italy
Occupation: Author, Playwright, Poet
Best Known For >>

Roy Rogers
Died: July 8, 1998
Age: 86 years old
Place: Apple Valley, CA, United States
Occupation: Film Actor, Television Actor
Best Known For >>

Grace Anna Coolidge
Died: July 8, 1957
Age: 78 years old
Place: Northampton, MA, United States
Occupation: U.S. First Lady
Best Known For >>

Group Of The Day
Famous People Born in Pennsylvania >> Bill Cosby
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