On November 6 Sally Field was born…

On November 6, 1946 Sally Field was born. The American actress, producer, and director has had an extensive movie and film career that has earned her two Academy Awards for Best Actress, three Emmy Awards, two Golden Globes, a Best Female Performance Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, among many more recognitions. She attained stardom…

On August 24 Christina Aguilera released her debut album…

On August 24, 1999 Christina Aguilera released her self-titled debut album, “Christina Aguilera.”  Following the success of her recording the title track for the Disney film “Mulan,” “Reflection,” Aguilera, alongside RCA Records, began work on her debut album. Upon its release, having achieved momentum with the number-one hit single, “Genie in a Bottle,” Aguilera’s album…

On June 23 Disney’s “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” was released…

On June 23, 1989 25 years ago, Disney released “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids.” The science-fiction family film focused on an inventor who accidentally shrunk both his kids, and his neighbor’s, using a shrinking ray. They subsequently find themselves the size of 1/4 of an inch, lost in their backyard, and facing various dangers (i.e.…

On June 22 “Genie in a Bottle” by Christina Aguilera was released…

On June 22, 1999 “Genie in a Bottle” by Christina Aguilera was released. The song, featured on her 1999 self-titled debut album, was a critical and commercial success, and widely considered one Aguilera’s signature songs. After achieving success recording the Golden Globe-nominated “Reflection” in 1998, the title track to the Disney movie “Mulan,” Aguilera was…

On February 3 Disney’s “Homeward Bound” was released…

On February 3, 1993 “Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey” was released. “Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey” (released by Walt Disney Pictures) is an American remake of the 1963 film “The Incredible Journey”. Both films were based on the best-selling novel “The Incredible Journey,” written by Shelia Burnford. A sequel was later released in 1996 called…

On January 20 “High School Musical” premiered…

On January 20, 2006 “High School Musical” premiered on the Disney Channel. The romantic comedy musical made its television debut with over 7.7 million viewers and launched two sequels (with the third installment released in theaters). The film centered on a love story (similar to that of Romeo & Juliet) of two individuals from rival…

On January 7 Jeremy Renner was born…

On January 7, 1971 Jeremy Renner was born. The American actor is best known for his Academy Award-nominated roles in 2008’s “The Hurt Locker” and 2010’s “The Town,” as well as playing Marvel superhero Hawkeye in 2012’s “Marvel’s The Avengers” and the 2015 sequel. In addition, he has appeared in other notable films such as…

On December 21 Samuel Jackson was born…

On December 21, 1948 Samuel Leroy Jackson was born. The American actor and producer first attained acclaim in the 1990s by appearing in such films as 1992’s “Patriot Games,” 1993’s “Jurassic Park,” 1997’s “Jackie Brown,” and most notably collaborating with Quentin Tarantino on the cult classic “Pulp Fiction” in 1994. In addition, the 2000s and…