Five years ago: The body of Rosa Parks arrived at the U.S. Capitol, where the civil rights pioneer became the first woman to lie in honor in the Rotunda; President George W. Bush and congressional leaders paused to lay wreaths by her casket. Baseball Hall of Fame catcher and manager Al Lopez died in Tampa, Fla. at age 97.
One year ago: A Coast Guard C-130 plane and a Marine Cobra helicopter collided off the Southern California coast, killing seven Coast Guard members and two Marines. Michelle Triola Marvin, who'd fought a landmark "palimony" case in the 1970s against former lover Lee Marvin, died in Malibu, Calif. at age 76.
Today's Birthdays: Actor Dick Gautier is 73. Movie director Claude Lelouch is 73. Rock singer Grace Slick is 71. Songwriter Eddie Holland is 71. Actor Ed Lauter is 70. Rhythm-and-blues singer Otis Williams (The Temptations) is 69. Actor Henry Winkler is 65. Rock musician Chris Slade (Asia) is 64. Country/rock musician Timothy B. Schmit (The Eagles) is 63. Actor Leon Rippy is 61. Actor Harry Hamlin is 59. Actor Charles Martin Smith is 57. Country singer T. Graham Brown is 56. Actor Kevin Pollak is 53. Actor Michael Beach is 47. Rock singer-musician Gavin Rossdale (Bush) is 43. Actor Jack Plotnick is 42. Comedian Ben Bailey is 40. Actress Nia Long is 40. Country singer Kassidy Osborn (SHeDAISY) (sh-DAY'-zee) is 34. Actor Gael Garcia Bernal is 32. Actor Matthew Morrison is 32. Actor Shaun Sipos (SEE'-pohs) is 29. Actor Tequan Richmond ("Everybody Hates Chris") is 18.
Thought for Today: "When love is not madness, it is not love." _ Pedro Calderon de la Barca, Spanish dramatist (1600-1681).
(Above Advance for Use Saturday, Oct. 30)
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