Tuesday, Oct. 9, is the 283d day of 2012. There are 83 days left in the year.
Today’s birthdays: Former senator Trent Lott (R-Miss.) is 71. R&B singer Nona Hendryx is 68. Singer Jackson Browne is 64. Football Hall of Famer Mike Singletary is 54. Director Guillermo del Toro is 48. British Prime Minister David Cameron is 46. Singer P.J. Harvey is 43. Golf Hall of Famer Annika Sorenstam is 42.