HIGHEST PAID DEAD CELEBRITIES: On this day (October 30th) in 2007, Forbes.com reported that Elvis Presley had regained his crown as the highest-earning dead celebrity, with an annual income of $49m during the past year. John Lennon ranked second with $44m, while Peanuts cartoon creator Charles M Schulz was third on the list. Beatle George Harrison was fourth with $22m. Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain topped the list in 2006.
Happy Birthday: Grace Slick, Otis Williams, Timothy B Schmit, Chris Slade, and Joey Belladonna.