If today is your birthday, then you share it with the following celebs:
Tyler The Creator (Also known as Wolf Haley, he became leader of the alternative rap group, Odd Future and won an MTV Video Music Award for Best New Artist in 2011.) – 23
Mary Wilson (R&B vocalist who gained fame as the lead vocalist of The Supremes, which was Motown Records’ prime act during the 1960s. They released twelve #1 singles, including “Baby Love.”) – 70
Lou Costello (1906 -1959: Actor and comedian who played an overweight, foolhardy character in the burlesque comedy show, Abbot and Costello. He and his comedy partner Bud Abbot are best known for their immortal “Who’s On First?” routine, which they first performed in the 1940 film One Night In The Tropics.) – would have been 108 years old today.
Shaquille O’Neal (3-time NBA Finals MVP and 4-time NBA Champion commonly known as Shaq; drafted 1st overall by the Orlando Magic in 1992, he went on to win the NBA MVP Award with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2000 before helping the Miami Heat win the franchise’s first ever NBA Championship in 2006.) – 42
David Gilmour (Lead guitarist for the experimental rock band Pink Floyd who went on to pursue a solo career.) – 68
Michelangelo (1475 -1564: Italian High Renaissance artist who famously painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. His many skills included sculpting, architecture, poetry, and engineering. Pioneered the Mannerist style at the Laurentein Library.) – would have been 539 years old today.
Tom Arnold (Actor and comedian who became known for his work in True Lies and who hosted of The Best Damn Sports Show Period for four years. His other films include Madea’s Witness Protection, The Bad Penny, Oranges, and April Showers.) -55
Rob Reiner (Former actor and director of When Harry Met Sally, A Few Good Men, and The Princess Bride.) – 67
Valentina Tereshkova (Russian astronaut and the world’s first female to journey into space.) – 77
D.L. Hughley (Standup comedian who was the first host of ‘BET’s Comic View’ and who created and starred in the sitcom ‘The Hughleys’ from 1998 to 2002. In 2013 he was a contestant on Season 16 of ‘Dancing with the Stars’.) – 51
Beanie Sigel (Former member of the Dame Dash Music Group and Roc-A-Fella Records, known for albums like State Property and The B. Coming.) – 40
Stedman Graham (Longtime partner of Oprah Winfrey; also an author and public speaker.) – 63
Wes Montgomery (1923-1968: Jazz guitarist who introduced the playing of octaves and chord melodies into popular music, which influenced artists from Jimi Hendix to musak.) – would have been 91 years old today.
Lefty Grove (1900 -1975: American League MVP who was one of the greatest left-handed pitchers in the history of Major League Baseball; named to 6 All-Star games and helped lead the Philadelphia Athletics to World Series Championships in 1929 and 1930.) – would have been 114 years old today.
Source: FamousBirthdays.com/Image: DoSomething.org