On October 30 Henry Winkler was born…

On October 30, 1945 Henry Winkler was born. Throughout his 40-plus career in television and film, Winkler is best known as playing Arthur Fonzarelli, or better known as “The Fonz” or “Fonzie,” on the American sitcom “Happy Days.” In the sitcom Fonzarelli was depicted as the epitome of “cool,” being a leather-jacket wearing, motorcycle-riding ladies…

On October 29 Winona Ryder was born…

On October 29, 1971 Winona Ryder was born. Her career breakthrough occurred when she starred in Tim Burton’s 1988 cult classic, “Beetlejuice,” playing the goth teenage Lydia Deetz. Soon later, Ryder attained critical and commercial success by starring in the cult classic “Heathers” in 1988, Tim Burton’s “Edward Scissorhands” in 1990, as well as Francis…

On October 28 Julia Roberts was born…

On October 28, 1967 Julia Roberts was born.  The multi-award winning actress first launched into stardom in the romantic comedy, “Pretty Woman,” alongside Richard Gere in 1990. The film was a critical and commercial success, often labeled a classic, as well as grossing over $460 million worldwide. A slew of hit films followed including but…

On October 25 Christina Aguilera released “Stripped”…

On October 25, 2002 Christina Aguilera released “Stripped.” “Stripped” was used by Aguilera to help her transition from her teeny popper image (which was established by her debut album “Christina Aguilera” and single “Genie In A Bottle”), to a more mature sound, in which Aguilera took creative control, and established her alter ego “Xtina.” During…

On October 24 Drake was born…

On October 24, 1986 Aubrey Drake Graham, better known as Drake, was born. The Canadian rapper and actor first garnered recognition by playing the role of Jimmy Brooks on the young-adult television series “Degrassi: The Next Generation” from 2001-2009. His musical career launched in June 2009 when he received a record contract with Lil Wayne’s…

On October 23 Taylor Swift released her debut album…

On October 23, 2006 Taylor Swift released her self-titled debut album, “Taylor Swift.” The album, released when Swift was 16 years old, is a country-music styled album (opposed to future pop oriented-music albums she would release) that featured Swift as a co-writer for each of the album’s songs. The album’s theme focused on romantic relationships,…