celebrity birthdays

Stevland Hardaway Morris, also known by his stage name Stevie Wonder turns 63 today! The American multi- talented instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and child prodigy developed to be one of the most creative musical figures of the late 20th century.  After being blind shortly after birth, Wonder signed with Motown records at the age of eleven and continues to […]

Luther Ronzoni Vandross, would’ve been 62 today but we continue to celebrate his life in the entertainment  industry. Luther finally made his long desired career breakthrough as a featured singer with the vaunted pop-dance act change, a studio concept created by French-Italian businessman Jacques Fred Petrus. Their 1980 hits, “The Glow of Love” (by Romani, […]

Today, April 6, Billy Dee Williams turns 76 years-old. Mr. Williams is best known for portraying smooth dishonest, Lando Calrissian in two “Star Wars” movies.  He’s an actor, artist, singer and writer.  Williams was born in New York City, New York, the son of Loretta Anne, a West-Indian born elevator operator. He first appeared on […]

Colin Powell, who turns 76 today was an early poll front runner as a challenger to Bill Clinton in 1996, even though he never declared that he was running.  The Harlem native said he had little to no interest in electoral politics. His career was defined by a speech he announced to the United Nations […]

Aretha Franklin, the american singer, songwriter, and pianist turns 71 today. She has a recording career that spreads over half a century.  Her music involved many different genres from blues to r&b, pop and even funk.  Besides singing she is a mother of 4 children and  she’s recently been awarded a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. […]

Today, we salute one of the greatest voices of all time in special birthday tribute!

Today is our 44th President’s 49th birthday and in true workaholic fashion he is spending the day in Chicago on the job. Let’s see if newsone readers can tell us who was the youngest President of the United States (without googling it!) Click here to sign President Barack Obama’s birthday card Click here to see […]