Life is what happens when you are making other plans~ John Lennon
An eye for an eye will make the whole world blind~Gandhi
The time is always right to do what is right~ Martin Luther King Jr.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

July Birthdays

Since it's officially July, I want to give a big, huge, Happy Birthday shout-out to the following people:

Princess Diana- July 1, 1961
  • Has 2 sons, William and Harry, one of them recently got married. William, to a beautiful woman named Kate Middleton
Jerry Hall-July 2, 1956
  • Former fashion model
  • Most famous relationship? Rolling Stones front man Mick Jagger
  • Sold ex-husband Mick Jagger's guitar for $52,000 at an auction to benefit AIDS research
  • Mother of Elizabeth, Georgia, Jim and Gabriel Jagger
Sylvester Stallone-July 6, 1946
  • Oil paints in his spare time, considers Leonardo Da Vinci to be his hero
  • Likes to be referred to as Sly, dislikes his first name
  • Went to University of Miami on an athletic scholarship
  • Expelled from 14 schools for antisocial and violent behavior before the age of 13
Ringo Starr-July 7, 1940
  • Trademark: has worn sunglasses in and out since the 1980s
  • Was the drummer for the Beatles(1962-1970)
  • Got the last name Starr from his last name and Ringo from the fact he liked to wear rings
  • While recording Stop and Smell the Roses at Cherokee Studios, he had help from Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood. He provided bass, keyboards, back-up vocals, saxophone, guitar
Richie Sambora- July 11, 1959
  • Guitarist for the rock band Bon Jovi
  • On April 22, 2008, he pleaded guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol
  • On May 6, 2004, he graduated from Kean University with a Doctorate of Humane Letters
  • His most important influences are Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck, and Jimi Hendrix
Bill Cosby-July 12, 1937
  • Trademark- his only onstage prop is a chair, talks about fatherhood and childhood
  • His son Ennis was murdered while fixing a flat tire off the San Diego freeway
  • First black performer to win an Emmy for I Spy(1965)
  • On the Simpsons, the character Dr. Hibbert is based on him
Dame Diana Rigg- July 20, 1938
  • Was forced to turn down the role of Elizabeth in Paint Your Wagon(1965) due to illness

Estelle Getty- July 25, 1923
  • Strong supporter of gay rights
  • Died 3 days shy of her 85th birthday
  • Had her son Steven flown out to L.A. so she could take care of him
  • Was nicknamed Slats because of her light weight and short height
Sir Mick Jagger- July 26, 1943
  • Trademark: his lips and dancing on stage
  • currently lives in L.A.
  • knighted by Prince Charles on Dec. 12, 2003
  • Has a brother, Chris Jagger, who's also a musician
J.K. Rowling- July 31, 1965
  • Famous author of the Harry Potter series.

  • She used her initials because she worried that if young boys knew it was a woman who wrote the books, they might not read them

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