Give it up for the United States of America, 234 years young today! On this awesome Independence Day, we dish out props to the nation where dreams come true.

Let's hear it for the red, white and blue ...

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Happy birthday to Tom Cruise, who is kind of the man.

Yes, he jumps on couches, gets married a lot and shares opinions on political and social issues that many would consider out of the mainstream. We know this.

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She probably won't celebrate in the same way as fellow birthday girl Lindsay Lohan, but Ashley Tisdale turns 25 years old today.

One of our favorite young stars, The Tis got her big break when she landed the role of Sharpay Evans in High School Musical. She anchored all three of those successful big screen hits alongside Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron.

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Lindsay Denise Lohan was born 24 years ago today in New York City.

Even before she got her big break in Disney's 1998 remake of The Parent Trap at age 11, she was a successful child model destined for psychological problems stardom.

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What do you get the woman that has already received the greatest gift she could ever ask for, endless media attention from a contrived marriage?

Such is the dilemma the THG staff faces today, as Khloe Kardashian turns 26 years old and the only present we can think of for her is a bikini wax appointment with an actual professional.

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Adam Lambert may receive more attention, but let's not forget:

Kris Allen won the eighth season of American Idol. The singer hasn't gone on to huge success, though fans can take solace in this fact: he isn't Taylor Hicks, either. Expect Allen to stick around the music scene for years to come.

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Former U.S. Senator and Presidential candidate John Edwards turns 57 today. The disgraced politician has given us at least that may absurd stories in recent years.

Celebrity sex scandals have become common, and the political realm is no exception. But Edwards' stands out as the most ridiculous of all time for two reasons:

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The man who many consider to be the best actor of his generation turns 47 today.

So while Johnny Depp may offer us very little in regard to juicy celebrity gossip stories (seriously, he's not dating Angelina Jolie!), we must acknowledge him with a shout-out and a photo montage.

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Four years to the day. That's when The Hollywood Gossip entered the celebrity gossip world with a single news article. 6/6/06. You couldn't plan it any better.

Fittingly, Lindsay Lohan was the topic of our first-ever story. What a wild ride it's been since - for Lohan and her fellow celebs, for our entire staff and for readers.

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Angelina Jolie is awesome. We've said it before, and we will again.

Week after week, celebrity gossip magazines will quote anonymous sources, stir up drama, paint an unflattering picture and try to convince us she is nothing but some callous, conniving, vile bitch who ruined the life of Jennifer Aniston.

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