Birthdays: October 31

Willow Smith – Daughter of Will – 18

Vanilla Ice (Rob Van Winkle) – 51

Adam Horovitz – Beastie Boys guitarist – 52

Rob Schneider – 54

Peter Jackson – Director, Lord of the Rings – 57

Larry Mullen, Jr. – U2 drummer – 57

Jane Pauley – NBC News journalist – 68

David Ogden Stiers – Actor, MASH – 76

Dan Rather – journalist – 87

BORN ON THIS DATE –

John Candy – Actor – 1950

Chiang Kai-Shek – Head of Chinese Nationalist Government – 1887

Christopher Columbus – 1451