If today is your birthday, then you share it with the following celebs:
Dr. Dre (As the chief architect of West Coast gangsta rap, he won over five Grammy Awards, including one for Best Rap Solo Performance for “Let Me Ride” in 1994. ) – 49
John Travolta (Actor, singer, and dancer who won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actor for his role in the 1995 film, Get Shorty. His performances in Ladder 49, Wild Hogs, and Pulp Fiction further bolstered his fame.) – 60
Vanna White (Actress and television personality recognized as the hostess and puzzle-board turner who began appearing on Wheel of Fortune in 1982.) – 57
Jillian Michaels (The TV show The Biggest Loser showcased this personal trainer’s tough style.) – 40
Matt Dillon (His prominent acting roles include the 1997 film, There’s Something About Mary. He has also appeared in Herbie: Fully Loaded, The Outsiders, and You, Me and Dupree.) – 50
Yoko Ono (Avant-garde artist, musician, filmmaker, and activist who was best known as the wife of John Lennon from 1969 until 1980. She established the LennonOno Grant for Peace in 2002 and joined Susan Sarandon on the Artists Against Fracking bus tour of rural Pennsylvania in 2013.) – 81
Toni Morrison (African-American author whose best-known works include The Bluest Eye, Song of Solomon, and Sula. Her most famous novel, Beloved, won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1988.) – 83
Smoke Dza (Born Sean Pompey; rapper from Harlem with numerous mix-tapes to his name.) – 30
Audre Lorde (1934-1992: Caribbean-American poet, author, and political activist known for “Coal,” “The Black Unicorn,” and other works.) – would have been 82 years old today.
Source: FamousBirthdays.com/Image: BillBoard.com
*We’d also like to wish a very special birthday to G98.7FM’s own Jomo!