THE JUICE WITH JEM
If today is your birthday, then you share it with the following celebs:
Ray Lewis (Legendary Baltimore Ravens linebacker and 13-time pro-bowler who was named the MVP of Super Bowl XXXV. He received the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year award in 2000 and 2003.) – 39
Emmitt Smith (Dallas Cowboys running back who retired with an NFL record 18,355 rushing yards. He was selected to 8 Pro Bowls, led the NFL in rushing four seasons, and won three Super Bowl Championships.) – 45
James Mason (1909-1984: He played Captain Nemo in Disney’s 20,000 Leagues under the Sea. His other films include The Verdict; A Star is Born, Julius Caesar, Lolita, and North by Northwest.) – would have been 105 years old today!
Eddy Arnold (1918-2008: Country singer who rose to stardom on the Grand Ole Opry and who sold more than eighty-five million albums. He wrote, “You Don’t Know Me.”) – would have been 97 years old today.
Chazz Palminteri (He gained fame for playing mob characters in critically acclaimed movies such as A Bronx Tale and The Usual Suspects. His performance in Bullets Over Broadway earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor.) – 68
Joseph Cotten (1905-1994: Actor who appeared in several of director Orson Welles films, including Citizen Kane. His other credits include the 1943 film, Journey into Fear, which he wrote.) – would have been 109 years old today!
Brian Eno (Versatile performer who gained recognition for his innovations with ambient music. He worked with U2 on the 1987 album The Joshua Tree, which won the Grammy Award for Album of the Year. He also composed “The Microsoft Sound” for Windows 95, which he created on a Mac.) – 66
L. Frank Baum (1856-1919: Author of popular children’s and fantasy works, including The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. His Oz series includes eighteen titles, and he also wrote more than forty other works, including both short stories and novels.) – would have been 158 years old today!
Source: FamousBirthdays.com/Image: SportsIllustrated.cnn.com