On June 16 “Tupac” was born…

On June 16, 1971 Tupac Shakur was born.  Shakur (also known as 2Pac) was a West coast rapper whose songs revolved around the turmoil that inner cities face, as well as various social issues present in society. His family has roots relating to the Black Panther Family, whose ideology can been heard in his music.…

On June 15 Courteney Cox was born…

On June 15, 1964 Courteney Cox was born. She is best known for her work on “Friends,” and on the big screen in the “Scream” series. On “Friends,” Cox played Monica Gellar for 10 seasons. Monica Gellar was known for her obsessive-compulsive personality and extreme competitiveness. Both traits are often seen in her always having…

On June 9 Johnny Depp was born…

On June 9, 1963 Johnny Depp was born.  Depp is best known for his eccentric roles, in which he often collaborates with good friend Tim Burton; currently having worked on eight films with him. He first gained famed starring in the 1980’s series “21 Jump Street,” where he was labeled a teen idol. Some of…

On May 20 Cher was born…

On May 20, 1946 singer and actress, Cher was born. She is often referred to as the “Goddess of Pop,” and known for her distinctive singing voice, as well as her constant reinventing of both her music and image. She rose to prominence in the 1960s as one half of the husband-wife duo, Sonny &…

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…

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…

On May 6 “Friends” went off the air after 10 seasons…

On May 6, 2004 “Friends” went off the air after 10 seasons. The sitcom, which focused on a group of six friends living in Manhattan, often hanging out in a coffee shop called Central Perk, starred Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc, Matthew Perry, and David Schwimmer, as Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler,…

On May 2 Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was born…

On May 2, 1972 Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was born. Besides being an actor, he is best known for his time in WWE, where he has arguably become one of the biggest stars WWE has ever produced. He is often considered one of the all-time greatest wrestlers, having accomplished 17 championship wins during his WWE…

On April 26 Lucille Ball passed away…

On April 26, 1989 Lucille Ball passed away due to an aortic aneurysm at the age of  77. She is best remembered for starring in the classic sitcom, “I Love Lucy,” alongside her husband, Desi Arnaz, and Vivian Vance and William Frawley. After “I Love Lucy,” she expanded her television career with “The Lucy–Desi Comedy Hour,”…