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 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 5 Marilyn Monroe died…

On August 5, 1962 Marilyn Monroe passed away at the age of 36. Monroe is arguably one of the biggest sex symbols ever (if not, the biggest), who gained fame during the 1950s and 1960s, which was often labeled Hollywood’s “Golden Era.” She was often known for her soft voice, curvy body, and bouncy blonde…

On August 1 Coolio was born…

On August 1, 1963 Coolio was born.   The rapper has had an musical career, from rapping to producing, extending over 25 years. Arguably, his most memorial hit was the 1995 hit “Gangsta’s Paradise,” which was made for the 1995 film, “Dangerous Minds,” starring Michelle Pfeiffer. Music video for “Gangsta’s Paradise”: The song was a…

On July 31 “Death Becomes Her” was released…

On July 31, 1992 “Death Becomes Her” was released. The dark fantasy comedy film starred Academy Award winners Meryl Streep and Goldie Hawn, alongside Bruce Willis and Isabella Rossellini, and directed by Robert Zemeckis (best known at the time for directing “Back to the Future”  and the Academy Award-winning “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” and went…

On July 20 Lindsay Lohan goes to jail…

On July 20, 2010 Lindsay Lohan goes to jail after being found guilty of violating her probation. A California judge sentenced her to 90 days in jail, followed by 90 days of inpatient rehab treatment for violating her probation steaming from a 2007 drunk driving arrest by missing various alcohol education classes. Lindsay Lohan sentenced…

On July 19 “Clueless” was released…

On July 19, 1995 the coming-of-age comedy “Clueless” was released. The film, a modern retelling of Jane Austen’s “Emma,” starred Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd, Brittany Murphy, and was directed by Amy Heckerling. The film follows Cher Horowitz (played by Silverstone), deemed the prettiest and most popular girl of the school she attends in…