Executive producer Wanda Sykes speaks during a panel discussion of reality television talent show "Last Comic Standing" during NBCUniversal Summer Press Day April 2, 2015, in Pasadena, California

Comedian Wanda Sykes is 53

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March 7: Guitarist Ernie Isley of The Isley Brothers is 65. Singer Taylor Dayne is 55. Opera singer Denyce Graves is 53. Comedian Wanda Sykes is 53.

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Mar. 7, 1942: First cadets graduated from flying school at Tuskegee.