Today, everyone's favorite '80s heartthrob turns 50! John Cusack, congratulations on upping the hot factor of older men everywhere. For every character you've brought to life, for every article you've written, and for forever ruining "In Your Eyes," we thank you. Breaking hearts everywhere with his sensitive, smart side and that shy smile - Cusack is just as swoon-worthy at 50 as he was when he first raised that boombox over his head. Celebrate this actor-activist's 50th with five reasons to still be as obsessed with him as you were when he graced the covers of your Tiger Beat.

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