BORN. To Angelina Jolie, 31, and Brad Pitt, 42, a daughter, Shiloh Nouvel Jolie-Pitt; in Namibia.
SELECTED. Taylor Hicks, 29, exuberant Alabama roadhouse singer; as the new winner of American Idol, whose finale generated from viewers nearly 64 million votes, more than any U.S. President has received. He overcame a midseason thumbs-down from judge Simon Cowell, who likened Hicks to a "drunken father singing at a wedding."
CONVICTED. Kenneth Lay, 64, and Jeffrey Skilling, 52, former chiefs of Enron; of fraud and conspiracy; in Houston. (See page 34.)
DIED. Edouard Michelin, 42, who in 1999 succeeded his father François as CEO...