Thursday, Aug. 22, is the 234th day of 2013. There are 131 days left in the year.
Today’s birthdays: Heart surgeon Dr. Denton Cooley is 93. Broadcast journalist Morton Dean is 78. Author Annie Proulx is 78. Baseball Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski is 74. Actress Valerie Harper is 74. Football coach Bill Parcells is 72. Singer Tori Amos is 50. Celebrity chef Giada DeLaurentiis is 43. Comedian Kristen Wiig is 40.