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n Today’s Birthdays: Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres is 78. Actor Fess Parker is 76. Actress Ann Blyth is 73. Actor Robert Culp is 71. Sportscaster Frank Gifford is 71. Actress Julie Newmar is 68. Actor John Standing is 67. Actress Anita Gillette is 65. Actress Carole Shelley is 62. Country singer Billy Joe Shaver is 62. Movie director Bruce Beresford is 61. Actor Bob Balaban is 56. Ballerina Suzanne Farrell is 56.