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ONE YEAR OLDER _ Jimmy Hawkins (Tommy Bailey in It’s a Wonderful Life) is 79. Joe Mantegna is 73. Chris Noth (Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Sex and the City) is 66. Whoopi Goldberg is 65. Rex Linn (CSI: Miami) is 64. Jimmy Kimmel is 53. Gerard Butler (Has Fallen movies) is 51.

SPECIAL EVENTS _ Domino Day. Sandwich Day. World Kindness Day.

TOPIC: FIRST KISS _ Start it on Facebook, take it to the phones: Where did you experience your first kiss?

TELL ME I’M WRONG! _ “The fancier mac and cheese gets, the less it tastes like mac and cheese.” This opinion was shared on reddit. I happen to agree, but what do you think? Post it as-is on social media and discuss on-air.

NEWS ATTACK! _ Research indicates that eating late at night damages your memory. [Which explains why no one ever seems to remember being the one to eat the last slice of cake.]

(YOUR NAME) FAMILY RECIPE FOR THANKSGIVING TURKEY _ First, set your oven to 350 degrees. After seasoning the turkey with all the usual stuff, begin basting the turkey with equal parts of the following:

• A fifth of vodka
• A fifth of rum
• A fifth of bourbon
• A fifth of gin

… After you’ve finished basting, throw out the turkey and drink the gravy.

CAN YOU GUESS? _ The typical one of these is 101 degrees F. Answer: Shower.

WACKY-BUT-TRUE: THIEF TRIED TO HIDE CHAINSAW IN HIS PANTS _ A Florida shoplifter was caught on surveillance cameras trying to hide a chainsaw down the front of his pants.

IF I COULD START A RELIGION _ Facebook this: Fill in the blank: “If I could start a religion, I would make ______ a sin.” I’ll start: If I could start a religion, I would make pineapples on pizza a sin.

WHO’S BEEN KIND _ Facebook this: Today (11/13) is World Kindness Day. Tell us who’s been kind to you recently.

CLIP SOME COUPONS, SAVE SOME MONEY _ Think that coupon clipping is beneath you? You’re throwing away real money. Coupon experts say if you spend 20 minutes a week clipping coupons, you’ll probably save $1,500 to $2,000 a year.