Senator and former presidential candidate John Kerry turns 66 today. Actress, comedian and TV host Mo'Nique is turning 42. Jermaine Jackson is 55. Motley Crew's Nikki Sixx is 51. Montana Senator Max Baucus turns 68 today. Mos Def is turning 36. One-time reality TV star Lisa Gastineau is 50. Bay boy Brit chef Marco Pierre White is 48. And '80s actresses Teri Garr and Donna Mills are turning 65 and 67, respectively. A handful of weekend birthdays are below.
Ed Koch is turning 84 today. Happy birthday, Mr. Mayor! Jennifer Connelly is 38. Actor Tom Wilkinson is turning 60. Hollywood powerhouse Paula Wagner is turning 62. Fox Business anchor Liz Claman is 45. Rory Kennedy, the youngest daughter of Bobby Kennedy, is 40. Model Bridget Hall is turning 31. Dionne Warwick is 68. Mayim Bialik (yes, Blossom) is 33. And your favorite game show host ever, Bob Barker, is celebrating his 85th. Weekend birthdays below!
· Club owner David Marvisi (
Exit, Spa, Capitale, Butter, and Estate) is part of an ongoing money-laundering probe and may be headed for the same fate as '80s club owner and impresario Peter Gatien. [Page Six] architecture critic Herbert Muschamp: "I'd kill him on the spot." [Page Six]
· Bono is buying Steve Jobs's $14.7 million triplex in the San Remo on Central Park West. [Page Six]
· Sports Illustrated model went nuts when fellow model Bridget Hall walked off with her "goodie bag" of freebies at the swimsuit issue launch. "Where are you going with that?" Tavares snapped, snatching the bag out of Hall's hand. [Page Six]
· Sony America chief Howard Stringer on getting iced out of previous Grammy parties by Tommy Mottola: "I don't think it's asking very much to be invited to events I was actually paying for...The one year I was invited to Sony's party after the Grammys, I was seated by the exit sign." [NY Daily News]
· Madonna is collaborating with fashion photographer Stephen Klein on an exhibition at the Deitch Projects in Soho. [Intelligencer]
· The Mission (the Bowery's newest club) decries the gentrification of downtown in their press release, but says the club "is set to become Manhattan's new 'it' spot for corporate functions, media industry events, and private parties." [Michael Musto]