Archive for March 1st, 2007

Opie turns 53 (an old 53..)

 Ron Howard has certainly come a long way since his “happy” child-actor days. At left, Howard was a bright-eyed boy in his striped polo when this photo was taken, circa 1961. Celebrating his 53rd birthday on March 1st, the former “Happy Days” actor has added director and producer to his resume, along with two Academy Awards.


Velvet Revolver has been tapped for Van Halen’s induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The band will perform in Van Halen’s place, and singer Scott Weiland and guitarist Slash will speak on Van Halen’s behalf. For now, it doesn’t look like David Lee Roth and Sammy Hagar will join Velvet Revolver onstage, and Michael Anthony hasn’t commented yet. It’s still unknown whether Eddie and Alex Van Halen will attend the ceremony.

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