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Geoffrey Wayne Tate Born January 14, 1959, at Stuttgart Army Hospital in Stuttgard, West Geramany.

Others Who Share Geoff's Birthday! *HAPPY BIRTHDAY!*

- Jason Bateman, 30, actor, "George and Leo"
- T-Bone Burnett, 51, musician/producer
- Faye Dunaway, 58, actress, "Chinatown"
- Dave Grohl, 30, musician, Nirvana, Foo Fighters
- Lawrence Kasdan, 50, screenwriter/director, "The Bodyguard"
- L.L. Cool J., 31, singer/actor, "In The House"
- Andy Rooney, 79, columnist/commentator, "60 Minutes"
- Emily Watson, 32, actress, "Breaking the Waves," "The Boxer"
- Carl Weathers, 51, actor, "Rocky"

Today in History on Jan. 14th!

- 1741: Benedict Arnold, the American officer who betrayed his country to the British in the American Revolution in 1779, was born.
- 1742: English astronomer Edmond Halley, who observed the comet that now bears his name, died at age 85.
- 1784: the United States ratified the peace treaty of Paris with England that formally ended the Revolutionary War.
- 1794: Dr. Jessee Bennet of Edom, Va., performed the first successful Cesarean section operation on his wife.
- 1858: French Emperor Napoleon III escaped an attempt on his life by Felice Orsini, an Italian patriot who was later executed.
- 1878: U.S. Supreme Court ruled race separation on trains unconstitutional.
- 1898: Lewis Carroll, author of "Alice in Wonderland," died.
- 1900: The Puccini opera "Tosca" received a mixed reception at its world premiere in Rome.
- 1932: Horse racing legend Eddie Arcaro won his first race.
- 1951: The Pro Bowl game, dormant since 1942, was revived under a new format matching the all-stars of each conference.
- 1952: NBC's "Today" show premiered.
- 1954: N.Y. Yankee Joe DiMaggio married actress Marilyn Monroe at San Francisco's City Hall. The union lasted nine months.
- 1957: Humphrey Bogart, whose films included "The Maltese Falcon" and "Casablanca," died.
- 1963: George C. Wallace was sworn in as governor of Alabama with a pledge in his inaugural address of "segregation now; segregation tomorrow; segregation forever!"
- 1972: "Sanford & Son" debuted on NBC.
- 1976: Ted Turner became CEO of the Atlanta Braves.
- 1981: The FCC freed stations to air as many commercials an hour as they wish, and removed any obligation to allocate time for news or public affairs programming.
- 1985: Martina Navratilova joined Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert Lloyd as the only professional tennis players to win 100 tournaments.
- 1989: A thousand Muslims burn Salman Rushdie's novel "The Satanic Verses."
- 1990: "The Simpsons" premiered on Fox.
- 1993: Talk show host David Letterman announced he was moving his late-night show after 11 years on NBC to sign a $16 million deal with CBS.

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