Gene Simmons
Rockers Kiss have announced the final shows of their last tour, and will plan to hang up their platform boots after two back-to-back shows at Madison Square Garden in New York at the end of 2023.
Celebrity birthdays for the week of Aug. 25-31:

Aug. 25: Actor Sean Connery is 89. Actor Page Johnson (“Finnegan’s Wake”) is 89. Talk-show host Regis Philbin is 88.
NEW YORK (AP) — Dutch film actor Rutger Hauer, who specialized in menacing roles, including a memorable turn as a murderous android in “Blade Runner” opposite Harrison Ford, has died.
Today’s top celebrity birthdays list for August 25, 2018

Celebrities Gene Simmons and Elvis Costello share a birthday today.
Gene Simmons, rock star and co-founder of KISS, will be kicking off the 2018 Foellinger Outdoor Theatre season May 4.
The caucus to fill those seats will take place 7 p.m.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gene Simmons wants you to be rich and powerful, but it’s not going to be easy. You’re going to have to learn English, wake up early, turn off the TV and study.
KERRVILLE, Texas (AP) — KISS frontman Gene Simmons is udderly thrilled by a newborn calf born with strikingly similar black-and-white markings to the face paint he wears on stage.