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Celeb birthdays for May 19, 2012

PBS newscaster Jim Lehrer is 78. TV personality David Hartman is 77. Actor James Fox is 73. Actress Nancy Kwan is 73. Author-director Nora Ephron is 71. Actor Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca in “Star Wars”) is 68. Musician Pete Townshend is 67. Singer-bassist Dusty Hill of ZZ Top is 63. Singer-actress-model …

Downton Abbey Starts Off Strong In Ratings — Vulture

4.2 million people watched the season premiere of the British costume drama on Sunday, even though the second season has already aired in full in the U.K. (Earl Grantham is so proud of America right now.) Downton‘s two-hour debut averaged a 2.7 rating, which is double PBS’s average viewership and …

Brazen, publicity-seeking hackers on attack spree

LONDON (AP) — Can you be famous if no one knows your name? A new band of hackers is giving it its best shot, trumpeting its cyber-capers in an all-sirens-flashing publicity campaign. Lulz Security has stolen mountains of personal data in a dozen different hacks, embarrassing law enforcement on both …