Movie director Jean-Luc Godard is 82. Singer Jaye P. Morgan is 81. Actor Nicolas Coster is 79. Actress Mary Alice is 71. Rock singer Ozzy Osbourne is 64. Actress Heather Menzies is 63. Rock singer Mickey Thomas is 63. Country musician Paul Gregg (Restless Heart) is 58. Actor Steven Culp is 57. Actress Daryl Hannah is 52. Actress Julianne Moore is 52. Olympic gold medal figure skater Katarina Witt is 47. Actor Brendan Fraser is 44. Singer Montell Jordan is 44. Actor Royale Watkins is 43. Actor Bruno Campos is 39. Actress Holly Marie Combs is 39. Actress Liza Lapira (TV: "Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23") is 37. Actress Lauren Roman is 37. Pop-rock singer Daniel Bedingfield is 33. Actress Anna Chlumsky is 32. Actor Brian Bonsall is 31. Pop/rock singer-songwriter Andy Grammer is 29. Actress Amanda Seyfried is 27. Actor Michael Angarano is 25. Actor Jake T. Austin is 18.
Today is Thursday, April 24, the 114th day of 2014. There are 251 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: We learn that it is a contemplation to start a paper mill in Rock Island during the summer by a gentleman from the East. 1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil. 1914 -- 100 years ago: The Iowa Coliseum Co. was incorporated with $40,000 capital and planned a building on 4th Street between Warren and Green streets in Davenport. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans are being discussed for resurfacing the streets in the entire downtown district of Rock Island. 1964 -- 50 years ago: Some 45 jobs will be created at J.I. Case Co.'s Rock Island plant in a expansion of operations announced yesterday afternoon at the firm's headquarters in Racine, Wis. 1989 -- 25 years ago: Gardeners and farmers cheered, but not all Quad-Citians found joy Saturday as more than an inch of rain fell on the area. Motorists faced dangerous, rain-slick roads as the water activated grease and grime that had built up during dry weather.