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,…

On October 20 Mickey Mantle was born…

On October 20, 1931, Mickey Mantle was born. The professional baseball player is best known for his 18 seasons with the New York Yankees, where he played first baseman and centerfielder. He is often regarded by many as the greatest hitter of all time, as well as one of greatest MLB players of all time.…

On October 18 Tyler Posey was born…

On October 18, 1991 Tyler Posey was born. The actor-musician first gained stardom by appearing alongside Jennifer Lopez in 2002’s “Maid in Manhattan,” playing her son. Throughout the years he appeared in guest spots on shows such as “Brothers and Sisters” and “Smallville,” and in 2011 he landed the role of Scott McCall on MTV’s…