TODAY IS.....

Anna Faris turns a big 4-0 today. If you're getting her a gift, whatever you do, don't get her a Chihuahua. She was in all those "Scary Movie" movies, if that isn't being redundant. Not many people know she was named after Faris, Prance.

Apl.de.Ap of the Black Eyed Peas turns 42 today. If you're looking for gift ideas, a couple of vowels and a few more consonants for his name would be nice.

Brian Baumgartner, who played Kevin in "The Office" turns 44 today. There will be a brief two-minute gathering in the conference room. Bring your own cake.

Don Cheadle turns 52 today. Whatever celebration he has planned, I'm sure it will be cool.

Howie Mandel ("Deal or No Deal," "What Would You Do?") turns 61 today. I'm not getting him a present this year. He's never used the comb or shampoo I got him last year.

Chuck Mangione turns 76 today. His big pop hit was "Feels So Good." His latest song is called, "Not So Much Anymore."

David Reuben, who wrote the book, "Everything you've ever wanted to know about sex but were afraid to ask" turns 83 today. As far as how he's doing these days? We were afraid to ask.

Retired baseball broadcasting legend Vin Scully turns 89 today. I can still hear Vin calling Sandy Koufax's perfect game against the Cubs.

National Chocolates Day -- Forrest Gump was right -- life is like a box of chocolates. The king of bonbon that pleases your sweet tooth provides a telling insight into the flavor of your personality. "An extensive survey proved the theory that chocolate is one of those foods that taps a wellspring of childhood memories," says psychologist Dorothy Maples, of Detroit, MI. "Kids don't bother with facades. What you see is what you get. And that same core truth about your personality is revealed by your choice of chocolate." 

Chocolate-Covered Nuts -- You're the mainstay of your family, always there to support your loved ones. And they know that you can be depended on to solve most any problem.
Caramel Center -- You're the Peter Pan in your circle of loved ones -- beneath your adult shell beats the heart of a youngster. Your genuine enjoyment of everything life has to offer is contagious.
Creme-Filled -- You take pride in an old-fashioned lifestyle that's a mirror of your parents' values. Both pals and relatives gravitate to your home -- the warmth and laughter found there are irresistible.
Dipped Fruit -- Some may see you as kooky, but you know the truth is that you're a genuine original. You swim against the tide of trendy thought, and others appreciate your creative views.
Truffles -- You believe you and yours deserve only the best, and you work hard to provide for your family. Your generosity of spirit isn't limited to your loved ones. You're also a champion of volunteerism in your community.

And get this: Eating milk chocolate can improve your brain activity, according to a recent study from Wheeling Jesuit University in West Virginia. Led by Dr. Bryan Raudenbush, the researchers found that milk chocolate had a positive impact on memory, attention span and reaction time.

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