Fact: Forrest Gump star Gary Sinise has been appointed the honourary starter for the 2014 Daytona 500 race. The actor will wave the green flag to signal the start of the Nascar competition when it takes place in Florida on 23 February (14).
Fact: Tom Hanks, Gary Sinise and Mykelti Williamson had a low-key Forrest Gump 20th anniversary reunion earlier this week (beg03Feb14). Hanks posted a shot of the trio on his WhoSay.com account along with a caption that read: "Hadn't seen these old friends for too long."
Tweet: "71 years ago. Remember Pearl Harbor and all who died there that day. And God Bless all surviving Pearl Harbor veterans today." Actor Gary Sinise marks the anniversary of the attack on Hawaii's Pearl Harbor, which occurred on 7 December, 1941, and brought the U.S. into World War Ii.
Tweet: "Thanks to everyone for the many kind Tweets these past few weeks. Been laying low & will be back for Brooklyn concert April 27." Actor Gary Sinise assures fans he is recovering well after a car accident in March (12).