On August 15 Jennifer Lawrence was born…

On August 15, 1990 Jennifer Lawrence was born.  She began her acting career in 2007, appearing on the “The Bill Engvall Show,” and subsequently appearing in the 2008 film, “The Burning Plain.” She attained further critical success by appearing in 2010’s “Winter’s Bone,” for which she received her first Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.…

On August 12 Sir Mix-a-Lot was born…

On August 12, 1963 Sir Mix-a-Lot (Anthony Ray) was born. Hailing from Seattle, Washington, the rapper has had a musical career spanning over 25 years, starring with his 1988 debut album, “Swass.” He is best known for his Grammy-award winning, number-one hit, 1992’s “Baby Got Back.” Music video for “Baby Got Back”:

On August 11 Hulk Hogan was born…

On August 11, 1953, Hulk Hogan was born. “ Is there a name more synonymous with sports-entertainment than Hulk Hogan? The key figure in WWE’s rise from regional attraction to worldwide entertainment leader in the 1980s, The Hulkster’s superhuman size and undeniable charisma set the standard for what a Superstar should be. A larger-than-life icon, he…

On August 10 Antonio Banderas was born…

On August 10, 1960 Antonio Banderas was born. The Spanish actor broke into mainstream success in the 1990s with a slew of successful films such as: “Assassins,” “Evita,” “Interview with the Vampire,” “Desperado,” and “The Mask of Zorro.” Most recently, Banderas’ career reached new heights thanks to his voice work in the “Shrek” movies as…

On August 8 “Gangsta’s Paradise” by Coolio was released…

On August 8, 1995 Coolio released the hit single “Gangsta’s Paradise.” The song, featured in the 1995 soundtrack to the film “Dangerous Minds,” has become Coolio’s signature song, being both a critical and commercial success. The song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, selling over 5.7 million copies worldwide, and being the number-one…