If today is your birthday then you share it with the following celebs:
Rihanna (She gained fame for songs like “Pon De Replay” and “Diamonds,” and was called one of the most influential people in the world by Time in 2012.) – 26
Sidney Poitier (Actor, director, and diplomat who became the first African American to win an Oscar after performing in Lilies of the Field. The films Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner and To Sir, with Love; In the Heat of the Night, additionally bolstered his fame.) – 87
Charles Barkley (Legendary NBA power forward who played for the Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, and Houston Rockets; named NBA MVP in 1993 as a member of the Suns; became a widely popular NBA analyst after retirement and his outspoken opinions became as well-known as his game.) – 51
Cindy Crawford (Supermodel, TV host, & entrepreneur. She was once named number 1 on the 100 Hottest Women of All-Time by Men’s Health, as well as No. 3 on VH1’s 40 Hottest Hotties of the 90s. After her modeling career, she launched a successful beauty line, as well as a popular furniture line.) – 48
Kurt Cobain (1967- 1994: He led the ’90s grunge scene with Nirvana, which featured its breakthrough song, “Smells Like Teen Spirit” on its 1991 album, Nevermind.) – would have been 47 years old today.
Brian Littrell (Member of the popular boy band the Backstreet Boys and went on to become a contemporary Christian singer.) – 39
Nancy Wilson (Classic jazz singer who recorded the albums How Glad I Am and Turned to Blue, which won many awards.) – 77
Gale Gordon (1906-1995: Comic actor who was often the foil for Lucille Ball in several of her Lucy programs including The Lucy Show, Here’s Lucy, and Life with Lucy.) – would have been 108 years old today.
Ruby Elzy (1908-1943: Opera soprano who headlined acts at the Apollo theater, entertained the first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, and originated the role of Serena in Porgy and Bess.) – would have been 106 years old today.
Willie Garson (Movie actor who has appeared in many mainstream films, including Labor Pains, and played a role in HBO’s Sex and the City. In 2009, he began starring as Mozzie in White Collar.) – 50
Buffy Sainte-Marie (Academy Canadian-American Cree singer-songwriter of protest and love songs, including 1971’s hit single “Soldier Blue.”) – 73
Stephon Marbury (Former NBA point guard and Olympian known as Starbury; played in two all-star games after being selected 4th overall in the 1996 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks.) – 37
Source: FamousBirthdays.com/Image: TheReelist.com