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On May 19 Sam Smith was born…

On May 19, 1992 Sam Smith was born. The English singer-songwriter is known for his soulful voice, having gained international acclaim for his hit single “Stay with Me.” He first rose to fame by appearing on Naughty Boy’s “La La La,” followed by his debut album, “In the Lonely Hour.” He furthered his success with…

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On May 18 Tina Fey was born…

On May 18, 1970 Tina Fey was born. She is best known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series, “Saturday Night Life,” as well as starring in the highly acclaimed series, “30 Rock.” Besides achieving success on television, she has successfully ventured into film. She starred and wrote 2004’s “Mean Girls” alongside Lindsay…

Eminem in the music video to "The Real Slim Shady"
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On May 16 Eminem released “The Real Slim Shady”…

On May 16, 2000 Eminem released the hit single, “The Real Slim Shady.” The single, taken from Eminem’s third album, “The Marshall Mathers LP,” was used by Eminem to critique the manufactured pop stars and songs (according to his views) that were popular at the time of the single’s release,¬†as well as various social causes…

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On May 14 Frank Sinatra passed away…

On May 14, 1998 Frank Sinatra passed away in Los Angeles after suffering a heart attack at the age of 82. Through out his career he had over 25 Top 40 singles, sold over 150 million records worldwide, won 11 Grammy Awards, three Academy Awards, honored with three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame…

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On May 13 Stevie Wonder was born…

On May 13, 1950 Stevie Wonder.   Since birth, Stevie Wonder was a child prodigy, and has been signed to the record label, Motown, since age 11. Some of his biggest hits include “Superstition,” “You Are The Sunshine of My Life,” and “Ma Cherie Amour.” Throughout his career, he has sold over 100 million records,…

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On May 11 Bob Marley passed away…

On May 11, 1981 musical legend Bob Marley died of lung cancer and a brain tumor. The Jamaican singer had been battling cancer since July of 1977, with his health deteriorating throughout the years, with his last concert on September of 1980. He is best remembered for bringing reggae music and the Rastafari movement into…