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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

August Birthdays

Since it's August, time to say Happy Birthday to the following people

Joe Elliott
-Birth name: Joseph Thomas Elliott
-DOB: 8/1/1959
-Where: Sheffield, England
-Formed a side project called the Down N' Outz, which does covers of songs by Mott the Hoople
Daniel Dae Kim
-DOB: 8/4/1968
-Where: Pusan, South Korea
-Seriously considered a career in investment banking
Isaiah Washington
-DOB: 8/3/1963
-Where: Houston, Texas
-Prior to acting, he was in the US Air Force
James Jagger
-DOB: 8/28/1985
-Where: New York City, New York
-Currently stars on the TV show Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll
Rikki Rockett
-Birth name: Richard Alan Ream
-DOB: 8/8/1961
-Where: Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
-Animal activist

Michelle Yeoh
-Birth name: Yeoh Chu-Kheng
-DOB: 8/6/1962
-Where: Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
-Was a close friend to actress Anita Mui
Dustin Hoffman
-Birth name: Dustin Lee Hoffman
-DOB: 8/8/1937
-Where: Los Angeles, California
-Was considered for the role of Michael Corleone in The Godfather
Antonio Banderas
-Birth name: Jose Antonio Dominguez Banderas
-DOB: 8/10/1960
-Where: Malaga, Spain
-Learned English phonetically
Rob Halford
-Birth name: Robert John Arthur Halford
-DOB: 8/25/1951
-Where: Walsall, Staffordshire, England
-Was in the school choir as a young boy
Vivian Campbell
-Birth name: Vivian Patrick Campbell
-DOB: 8/25/1962
-Where: Belfast, Ireland
-Was the lead guitarist in Whitesnake from 1987-1990 and a guitarist in Dio from 1982-1986
Robert De Niro
-Birth name: Robert Anthony De Niro Jr.
-DOB: 8/17/1943
-Where: New York City, New York
-Parents were both artists
Sean Connery
-Birth name: Thomas Sean Conney
-DOB: 8/25/1930
-Where: Edinburgh, Scotland
-Wore a toupee in all the James Bond movies because he started losing his hair at age 21
Gene Simmons
-Birth name: Chaim Weitz
-DOB: 8/25/1949
-Where: Tirat Carmel, Israel
-Prior to going into music, he deeply considered becoming a rabbi
Viola Davis
-DOB: 8/11/1965
-Where: Saint Matthews, South Carolina
-4 months after adopting daughter Genesis, she returned to work for the movie Ender's Game
Robert Plant
-Birth name: Robert Anthony Plant
-DOB: 8/20/1948
-Where: West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
-His wife is English raised but of East Indian descent

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