The legendary Brian Jones was born 82 years ago today

Brian Jones was born Lewis Brian Hopkin Jones on February 28, 1942, in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. In the spring of 1962, he formed the Rolling Stones with pianist Ian Stewart, singer Mick Jagger, and Jagger’s childhood friend and guitarist Keith Richards.

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Remembering Johnny Cash, The Man In Black

The iconic “Man In Black” is among the most well-known and beloved American singer-songwriters to have ever lived and his storied career continues to inspire a new generation of artists from all musical genres

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George Harrison: The Quiet Beatle

George Harrison’s life was cut short, but his influence in music can still be heard today, together with John Lennon, Harrison was the most daring of the four Beatles on what concerned experimenting with music. We look back at his life and career on his 81st birthday

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Legendary performer Nina Simone was born on this day in 1933

The Amazing Nina Simone was born on February 21, 1933, in Tryon, North Carolina. Simone released a bevy of albums like “The Amazing Nina Simone” (1959), “Nina Simone Sings Ellington!” (1962), “Wild Is the Wind” (1966) and “Silk and Soul” (1967).

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Kurt Cobain 57th Anniversary Special

A talented artist, songwriter, musician and a passionate advocate for women’s and gay rights, Kurt Cobain left the earthly plan by his own hand on April 8, 1994 at age 27, but today we celebrate his life with a special feature that includes 6 articles to remember Kurt Cobain

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Legendary Tony Iommi, “the man who invented the heavy metal riff”, turns 76 today

He’s one of the most influential, respected and legendary guitar players of all time. Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi was born 76 years ago today, we look back at his life, career, and influence. Also watch Black Sabbath live in Paris, 1970

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The Legendary Lee Marvin was born on this day in 1924

Lee Marvin, it’s one of Hollywood’s biggest movie legends, but he also was a man who had many sides to him. War soldier, actor, singer and even the first Hollywood advocate for Gay Rights. We look back at his life on his birthday

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80’s teen star Molly Ringwald turns 56 today

Molly Ringwald was born on February 18, 1968, in Roseville, California. Ringwald began acting at an early age. She has starred in 80’s classics like Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, and Pretty in Pink.

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Yoko Ono turns 91 today

The artist Yoko Ono is most famous for her marriage and relationship to John Lennon, but she has had a long and productive artistic career on several fields and her experimental music influenced many of the early Alternative Rock and Art Rock movement

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On his 70th birthday, check out the Top 5 John Travolta Movies

The famous actor John Travolta was born on this day, February 18, 1954, in Englewood, New Jersey. On his 70th birthday, check out the Top 5 John Travolta Movies

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Alejandro Jodorowsky: A Visionary Journey in Film, Art, and Spirituality

Alejandro Jodorowsky, the Chilean-French filmmaker, artist, and spiritual guru, is a singular force in the world of cinema. He created surrealist and visually rich cinematic masterpieces such as “El Topo” and “Holy Mountain” developing an unique style while never surrendering to the mainstream. He celebrates 95 today

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Original Duran Duran guitarist Andy Taylor turns 63 today

With Duran Duran, Andy Taylor reached the pinnacle of his success during the 1980’s, but the guitarist has had also a successful solo career collaborating with many other artists and with Power Station back in the 1980’s. Look back at Taylor’s life and career on the day he turns 63

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Remembering the artist and politician Sonny Bono on his birthday

Sonny Bono helped to launch Cher’s career with their successful duo Sonny & Cher back in the 1960’s, with a string of hits such as “I Got You Babe” or “The Beat Goes On”. But he also wrote many songs for other artists and had an active acting career and later in his life, also as a politician. Look back at Sonny Bono’s life

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Controversial and multi-faceted Rapper, Rocker and Actor Ice-T turns 66 today

Ice-T had a troubled early life but emerged as an influential artist during the 1980’s Hip Hop music scene. From Rap to Hip Hop, to Rock and Metal, Hardcore Punk to Pop, Ice-T it’s one of the most eclectic musicians and also an awarded actor. Today he turns 66

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Remembering the legendary Florence Henderson on her birthday

Actress Florence Henderson was born on February 14, 1934, in Dale, Indiana. Henderson moved over to television and became The Tonight Show’s first female guest host. In 1969 she landed the role that made her a household name, Carol Brady on “The Brady Bunch” which ended in 1974.

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The creative Peter Gabriel was born on this day in 1950

The Genesis founder and former lead singer Peter Gabriel has had a very successful solo career since the 1970’s and won a big place on Pop Culture’s imagery through his creative music videos. Today he turns 74

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Robbie Williams turns 50 today

Singer Robbie Williams was born on February 13, 1974, in Stoke-on-Trent, England. At 16, he was selling double glazing when his mother told him about an audition for a boy band. He would help earn Take That six No. 1 singles and three No. 1 albums. His single from it, “Angels,” sold more than 800,000 copies and spent over three months in the UK’s top 10.

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Henry Rollins turns 63 today

Henry Rollins was born on February 13, 1961, in Washington, D.C. his parents divorced when he was very young and was mainly raised by his mother. He was working at an ice cream store when he caught his first big break. At a Black Flag show in New York, he jumped on stage and sang a song with the band.

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Remembering Ray Manzarek, the legendary and influential co-founder and keyboardist of The Doors

Ray Manzarek was the working mastermind behind The Doors, he kept the legacy running during decades after lead singer’s Jim Morrison demise. We look back at his life and career on what would be his 85th Birthday

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Remembering Burt Reynolds on his 88th birthday, check the Top 5 Movies

Today we celebrate the movies of Burt Reynolds on what would be his 88th birthday. Here are Reynold’s top 5 best films over his 60-year career.

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Grammy-winning singer Roberta Flack turns 87 today

Roberta Flack was born on February 10, 1937, in Black Mountain, North Carolina. She is known for her #1 singles “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”, “Killing Me Softly with His Song” and “Feel Like Makin’ Love”, and for “Where Is the Love” and “The Closer I Get to You”, two of her many duets with Donny Hathaway.

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Remembering Cliff Burton, the talented Metallica original bassist on his birthday

Cliff Burton is often regarded as one of the irreplaceable Metallica core members, the music he made with the band it’s also often regarded as being their best and most creative period, he was born on this day in 1962

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The talented singer-songwriter Carole King celebrates 82, listen to seven of her best songs

Since the early 1960’s she has scored 118 pop hits on the Billboard Hot 100 and her own album Tapestry remains one of the biggest best sellers of all time

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Looking back at the career of “The Brazilian Bombshell” Carmen Miranda

Carmen Miranda was born on 9 February 1909 in Marco de Canaveses, Portugal and was a Portuguese-born Brazilian samba singer, dancer, Broadway actress, and film star who was popular from the 1930s to the 1950s.

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James Dean – An Unfinished Book

Remembering James Dean on the 93rd anniversary of his birth. Like a lot of celebrities of his time, James Dean always carried around a certain aura of mystery that endures to this day. This might be also because of the fact he died young and as we all now know, that is a certain morbid formula to eternity that allows people like Dean to be remembered forever. Explore some facts of Dean’s short life on this article

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Remembering the Hollywood glamour icon Lana Turner born 103 years ago today

During the 1940’s the legendary Lana Turner became one of the highest-paid women in the United States, with leading roles in classics such as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and The Postman Always Rings Twice

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Rick Astley turns 60 today

The British singer became popular during the late 1980’s with songs such as “Never Gonna Give You Up” produced by the famous team Stock Aitken Waterman, despite that in recent years he’s more famous for the “rickrolling”, his career has been much more than that

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The Ballad Of Alice “Super Duper Alice Cooper”

Alice Cooper celebrates 76 years old today. Celebrate the icon’s birthday by watching “Super Dooper Alice Cooper”, an essential documentary that will give you a better glimpse of the man behind Alice Cooper, the persona that almost drove Vincent Furnier to death

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The Father of Zombie film George A. Romero was born 84 years ago today: Remembering five of his very best movies

In 1968 the writer, producer, director and editor, released in his own producing company the number one Zombie movie of all time, Night of the Living Dead

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James’ singer Tim Booth was born on this day in 1960

Tim Booth joined James in 1981 as their lead singer and lyricist. During the 1990’s James found an audience for their Alternative Pop Rock sound that featured songs such as “Laid”, “Sit Down” or “Sometimes”. Booth was born 64 years ago

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The Kinks’ founder and guitarist Dave Davies turns 77

Dave Davies founded The Kinks in 1963, the band went on to became one of the 1960’s most successful Rock acts with songs such as “You Really Got Me” and “All Day, All Night”. We look back at Dave Davies life and career on his 77th birthday

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Former Sonic Youth guitarist and co-founder Lee Ranaldo turns 68

Together with Sonic Youth, Ranaldo released many influential Alternative Rock albums ever since their beginning during the early 1980’s in the New York Underground music scene. The guitar sound of Lee Ranaldo played a key role on the band’s signature sound. Lee Ranaldo turns 68

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Remembering the actress and sex symbol Farrah Fawcett born on this day in 1947

During the 1970’s the actress Farrah Fawcett became one of the most popular sex symbols in the planet, all thanks to an iconic 1976 photo that shows her in a red one-piece bathing suit and to her memorable role in Charlie’s Angels

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The Stone Temple Pilots bassist Robert DeLeo turns 58 today

During the early 1990’s, Stone Temple Pilots became one of the biggest Alternative Rock bands in the world, producing hits such as “Plush”, “Creep”, “Crackerman” or “Interstate Love Song”, founding member and bassist Robert DeLeo turns 58 today

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Shakira turns 47 today

Shakira has one of the most impressive music careers of the last 20 years, the hot Colombian singer became worldwide famous during the early 2000’s with the song “Whenever, Wherever” and ever since she’s unbeatable. We look back at her career and some interesting facts about Shakira, on the day she turns 47

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Remembering the Hollywood legend Clark Gable born on 123 years ago today

During the 1930’s Clark Gable skyrocketed to international success by appearing in lead roles in movies such as the 1939 classic “Gone With The Wind”, and his last film was “The Misfits” alongside Marilyn Monroe, released in 1961

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Remembering Lisa Marie Presley on her birthday

The daughter of the ultimate rock legend of all time, Lisa Marie Presley was in the limelight all her life, not always for the best of the reasons. From the loss of her father at age 9, to a disastrous marriage to Michael Jackson in the 90’s, the weight of the Presley name brought her bitterness at times, and ultimately ended up in tragedy

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The Sex Pistols Punk icon John Lydon aka Johnny Rotten turns 68

His rebellious image and fashion style led to him being asked to become the singer of the Sex Pistols by their manager, Malcolm McLaren in 1975. The band lasted less than three years but left behind a giant footprint on Rock N’ Roll history. The iconic John Lydon was born on January 31st, 1956

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Christian Bale turns 50 today

Christian Bale made his big screen debut at age 13 in Spielberg’s “Empire of the Sun” and aside of his talent, is also known as taking acting methods to the extreme by exposing his body to transformations that he regards as necessary to embody the characters

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The retired and acclaimed actor Gene Hackman celebrates 94

Throughout his career, Gene Hackman made film history by playing some of the most memorable roles ever in movies such as “French Connection”, “Superman: The Movie” or “Mississippi Burning”

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Remembering The Jefferson Airplane co-founder Marty Balin 

With the Jefferson Airplane, Balin wrote several of Psychedelic Rock most enduring classics, and also split lead vocals with the two lead singers, first Signe Toly Anderson during the band’s first two years, and then with Grace Slick

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Too Beautiful to Die: The short life of the world’s first supermodel

Born on January 29, 1960, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Gia Marie Carangi is widely considered to be the first supermodel. While paving the way for models like Elle MacPherson and Cindy Crawford to achieve superstardom, Gia’s beauty introduced her to the temptations of fame, to which she could not help but fall, victim. On November 18th, 1986, Gia Carangi passed away, her battle with AIDS proving too strong for the 26-year-old.

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Retired actress Bridget Fonda turns 60 today

Turning 60 today is the talented Bridget Fonda, the daughter of Peter Fonda and niece of Jane, who since 2002 hasn’t played any role. During the 1990’s she starred in some of the decade’s most memorable films including Point of No Return, Single White Female and Tarantino’s Jackie Brown

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The Sigue Sigue Sputnik “Space Cowboy” Martin Degville turns 63 today

The provocative and eccentric Martin Degville came to prominence during the 1980’s as the lead singer and mastermind of the British Electronic/Space Pop band Sigue Sigue Sputnik. We look back at his life and career on the day he turns 63

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Faith No More’s amazing frontman Mike Patton turns 56

Mike Patton is one of the most versatile and diverse musicians, throughout his career he has sung and played several musical styles, and since he joined Faith No More in 1989 also became one of the most influential Rock singers multiplying himself through several side projects. Celebrate his 56th anniversary by watching two amazing Faith No More concerts

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Influential singer and songwriter Neil Diamond celebrates 83 – check five of his famous songs that were big hits for other artists

Neil Diamond’s career has been filled with hits not only for him, but for other artists who recorded his songs, from UB40 to Deep Purple

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Actor and comedian John Belushi was born on this day in 1949

John Belushi was born on January 24, 1949, the comedian and actor is best known for his “intense energy and raucous attitude” which he displayed as one of the seven original cast members of the NBC sketch comedy show Saturday Night Live.

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Bizarre and eye-catching Klaus Nomi was born on this day in 1944

Klaus Nomi was a famous German singer-songwriter and actor, who was born on January 24, 1944, in Immenstadt, Bavaria, Germany. Nomi was a visionary artist with a stunning sense of humor that filled up the two studio records recorded in his lifetime with campy New Wave-inflected pop songs like “Simple Man” and “Lightnin’ Strikes,”

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Actress Sharon Tate would have been 81 years old today

Actress Sharon Tate was born on January 24, 1943, in Dallas, Texas. Starting out in Hollywood in the early 1960s, she appeared in a recurring role on the television show “The Beverly Hillbillies”, and in bit parts in movies, including “The Americanization of Emily” (1964) and “The Sandpiper” (1965).

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Actress Diane Lane turns 59 today

Diane Lane was born on January 22, 1965, in New York City and is an Oscar nomination for her role as a wayward wife in 2002’s Unfaithful. Lane has since worked more box office magic with romantic fare like Under the Tuscan Sun and Nights in Rodanthe, with additional projects including Secretariat, Man of Steel

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The Punk Rock mastermind Malcolm McLaren was born 78 years ago

His Portuguese grandmother used to tell him “To be bad is good… to be good is simply boring”, and Malcolm McLaren followed those words throughout his life. He was responsible to bring Punk to England and help to spread it around the world. The creator and mastermind behind the Sex Pistols was born on this day in 1946.

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The influential director, screenwriter, producer and actor David Lynch was born on this day in 1946

The influential director, screenwriter, producer and actor David Lynch turn 78 today. Lynch’s films include “Eraserhead”, “The Elephant Man”, “Blue Velvet”, and “Twin Peaks”.

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The KISS Starchild Paul Stanley turns 72 today

Much has been written about Paul Stanley, he’s the Starchild, one of the most iconic alter-egos and characters in Rock music. With KISS, Paul Stanley has led a career that has earned him millions of followers around the globe. The pinnacle of his success was back in the 1970’s but today, Stanley remains one of the biggest Rock Stars in the world

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The influential Blues artist Lead Belly was born on this day

Lead Belly was the first American Blues artist to achieve success in Europe, he was born in 1888, wrote a large part of his repertoire while doing time in prison and became one of the most influential artists to musicians from all genres including the Alternative Rock and Grunge bands of the early 90’s.

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The Life And Career Of Janis “Pearl” Joplin On Her 81st Birthday

She paved the way for the modern female Rock Star, through her attitude, looks, and voice, her unique vocals and charisma have placed her on the Rock Stardom Pantheon, we look back at the force of nature that was Janis Joplin on the day that marks her 81st birthday

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The actress Tippi Hedren turns 94

Tippi Hedren’s memorable screen debut was in the Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds” in 1963, but the professional relation between both ended abruptly while the actress filmed her second movie with the famed director in 1964, due to serious accusations made by Hedren, who’s also the mother of other famous actress, Melanie Griffith

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The iconic country music singer Dolly Parton was born on this day in 1946

Dolly Parton singer, songwriter, and actress was born in Tennessee, 78 years ago today. She is best known for her hits “Jolene,” “I Will Always Love You,” “Islands in the Stream” and her films “9 to 5” and “Steel Magnolias”

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The memorable and iconic comedian Oliver Hardy was born on this day in 1892

He was one of the first comedy movie stars, as one half of duo Laurel and Hardy, with British comedian Stan Laurel, he became famous worldwide with the pair’s movies that begun in the era of silent films. To remember this great comedian born 132 years ago today, entertain yourself with five feature films from Laurel and Hardy.

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The Bangles founder and guitarist Susanna Hoffs was born on this day in 1959

Susanna Hoffs turns 62 today. She remains best-known as the lead singer and guitarist with the well-known pop group the Bangles, but Hoffs has also enjoyed an impressive career as a solo artist and a collaborator with a wide range of artists

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The Rolling Stones former guitarist Mick Taylor celebrates 75: Listen to 12 of his best songs with the Stones

Mick Taylor joined the Stones in 1969 ate age 20 to replace the band’s founder and multi-instrumentalist Brian Jones and his onstage debut with the band ironically took place in the now famous Hyde Park Jones tribute two days after the original Stone death

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Check the photo gallery of controversial Style and Fashion Icon Kate Moss who turns 50 today

Kate Moss is the former Calvin Klein “Heroin Chic” icon, she was part of the 1990’s famous Top Model batch, a controversial style and fashion icon, she turns 50 today. Check a Kate Moss photo gallery with some of her best photos

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Influential photographer Francesco Scavullo was born on this day in 1921

One of the most influential photographers of all time, Francesco Scavullo captured dozens of iconic celebrities and artists throughout decades such as Madonna, Christopher Reed, Sting, Janis Joplin, Joe Dallesandro, Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol among others. We’ve put together a gallery with some of his most iconic photographs

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The Spanish born entertainer Charo turns 73

Born in Spain, Charo became one of the biggest names in the American entertainment during the 1970’s, though famous mostly for her singing and comedy skills, as a child she studied classical guitar and was mentored by one of that field’s great performers, Andres Segovia

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Celebrate Dave Grohl’s 55th birthday with the Top 12 Foo Fighters music videos

Dave Grohl became famous as the drummer for Nirvana during their most successful years from 1990 to 1994. With Nirvana he recorded the studio albums “Nevermind” in 1991 and “In Utero” in 1993 and with the Foo Fighters he has enjoyed a continuous successful career since their debut in 1995. To celebrate Dave Grohl’s 55th birthday we’ve put together 12 of the best and most entertaining Foo Fighters music videos

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Zack de la Rocha, the lead singer of the 1990’s politically charged Alternative/Metal band Rage Against the Machine celebrates 54 today

Zack de la Rocha became famous back in the early 1990’s as the lead singer for Alternative/Metal band Rage Against The Machine who back then were notable for their political protest songs with explosive and controversial lyrics. The band came to prominence with their successful debut album “Rage Against the Machine” released in 1992 and that included the songs “Killing in the Name” and “Bullet in the Head”

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The Village People iconic “Red Indian” Felipe Rose turns 70 today

Felipe Rose, one of Village People’s original members and also one of the most recognizable ones as the “Red Indian”, remained in the group since it’s beginning until 2017, having scored worldwide hits with songs such as “Y.M.C.A”, “In The Navy” and “Macho Man”. Today he turns 70

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The influential Long John Baldry was born on this day in 1941

Long John Baldry might be remembered by some only for his 1967 hit “Let The Heartaches Begin”, but he was much more than that. He gave some of the first professional opportunities to artists such as members of The Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart and Elton John and served as their mentor; Elton adopted John as his name to honor him. We look back at his influential life and career on his birthday

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The Bangles founder and guitarist Vicki Peterson was born on this day in 1958

Vicki Peterson founded The Bangles together with with her sister Debbi Peterson, and Susanna Hoffs and during the 1980’s enjoyed a worldwide wave of success with songs such as “Manic Monday”, she was born on this day in 1958

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The legendary Rod Stewart celebrates 79. Listen and watch the music videos from 12 of the best songs

Rod the Mod came to prominence during the 1960’s as part of the London’s explosive music scene and later as a member of The Jeff Beck Group and The Faces, but as a solo artist, he achieved an impressive number of hits, including 16 top ten singles in the US, with four reaching #1 on the Billboard Hot 100

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Top 12 1960’s Jimmy Page songs as a session musician

To celebrate the 77th birthday of the legendary Rock God Jimmy Page we’ve selected the Top 12 1960’s tracks where he’s featured as a session musician, from Nico to David Bowie to Petula Clark to The Who and even Shirley Bassey, Page left a deep mark on the 1960’s Rock and Pop scene even before he was famous

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The Doors guitarist Robby Krieger turns 78 today

Like every other member of The Doors, Robby Krieger had an important key role on developing the band’s unique sound. He wrote some of the band’s greatest hits such as “Light My Fire”, “Love Me Two Times”, “Touch Me” and “Love Her Madly”, today he turns 78

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David Bowie Birthday Special

A visionary since the very beginning of his career, David Bowie was the legit Pop and Rock chameleon, he was Ziggy Stardust, Halloween Jack, The Thin White Duke and so many others, his influence can be be heard, seen and felt in every artistic expression. To celebrate his 77th anniversary we’ve put out a special feature

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The Eternal King Of Rock N’ Roll Elvis Presley was born on this day in 1935

Elvis Presley still holds his title as the King Of Rock N’ Roll even over 46 years after his untimely death, celebrate Elvis life, on the day of his 89th Anniversary by looking at some of his best and most iconic photos.

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Nicolas Cage turns 60: 6 Essential movies from the famous and charismatic actor

Nicolas Cage was born into Hollywood royalty but dropped his famous family name and built one for himself, coming to prominence during the 1980’s and 1990’s playing some of the most memorable and charismatic film characters ever, using what he has named, his own “Nouveau Shamanic” acting method

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Pink Floyd’s “Crazy Diamond” Syd Barrett was born on this day in 1946

Syd Barrett was one of the founding members of Pink Floyd and had a key role in developing their early sound between their Psychedelic and experimental period. He was the main vocalist and songwriter until he left the band in 1968. We look back at Barrett’s life and career.

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Remembering Sun Records founder Sam Phillips on his birthday, a man who changed the music world

Sam Phillips had a pivotal role on the initial success of Rock N’ Roll music during the 1950’s with his label Sun Records, that served as a launching platform for Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Ike Turner among others, we look back at some of the highlights of Sun Records history on his 101st anniversary

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The influential and unique Michael Stipe turns 64 today

Michael Stipe was pivotal in the development of the Alternative Rock music and remains to this day a huge influence singers, songwriters and artists in general . He formed R.E.M. with guitar player Peter Buck in 1979 and the band was one of the first to successfully cross the boundaries of Indie music to the mainstream. Today Michael Stipe turns 64

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Sir George Martin was born on this day in 1926

Sir George Martin became famous as The Beatles producer, he produced all their studio albums except for “Let It Be” and had a very important key role on helping them developing their signature sound. He was born on this day in 1926

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“Beverly Hills, 90210” actress Gabrielle Carteris turns 63

Gabrielle Carteris, who was already 29 when she played the role of the 15 year old student Andrea Zuckerman on Beverly Hills, 90210, was the the oldest cast member at the time to portray a teenager on the successful 1990’s TV series

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1990’s supermodel Christy Turlington is 55 today

The American Vogue magazine creative director Grace Coddington has described Christy Turlington as “the most beautiful woman in the world”, in 1990, at the beginning of the supermodel era, she came to prominence together with other supermodels in the famous George Michael music video “Freedom’90”

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The beautiful actress, musician and singer Tia Carrere celebrates 57 today

Tia Carrere’s big screen breakthrough role was as Cassandra, Wayne Campbell’s girlfriend in the 1992 comedy “Wayne’s World”, what some people might not know is that as a singer and musician, her talent has been recognized with a Grammy Award

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The 1960’s counter-culture icon Country Joe McDonald celebrates 82 today

In 1967 with West Coast Psychedelic Rock band Country Joe & the Fish, Joe McDonald released the controversial anti-war anthem “The “Fish” Cheer/I-Feel-Like-I’m-Fixin’-to-Die Rag” that became emblematic of the 1960’s Woodstock generation as well as the Vietnam veterans of the 1960’s and 1970’s.

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Remembering The Queen Of Disco Donna Summer on her birthday

One of the most influential dance music singers of all time, Donna Summer was born on this day in 1948. She had an impressive successful career that included a string of hit singles during the 1970’s such as “I Feel Love” and “Hot Stuff”

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Iconic Andy Warhol Superstar “Little” Joe Dallesandro was born on this day in 1948

Joe Dallesandro became one of the absolute icons of the underground culture during the 1960’s and 1970’s, he starred on some of the most memorable Andy Warhol movies and is one of the most famous Andy Warhol’s Superstars, his looks and image have influenced style and fashion for decades now, today he turns 75

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Val Kilmer turns 64: Five essential and diversified movies

One of the most talented actors of his generation, Val Kilmer came to prominence during the 1980’s in movies such as “Top Gun”, and solidified his career when he played the role of The Doors singer Jim Morrison in 1991

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The extraordinary Bo Diddley was born on this day

Bo Diddley created a signature guitar playing style that keeps influencing Rock music to this day and influenced artists from Buddy Holly to the New York Dolls. We look back at the career of one of the most influential Rock guitarists of all time on his birthday

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The influential rocker, poet and performer Patti Smith celebrates 77

From Courtney Love to Madonna to R.E.M, Patti Smith’s work has inspired and influenced artists throughout the decades, ever since the release of the 1975 album “Horses”, keeping up an exceptional artistic integrity despite the success her name achieved

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1960’s icon and Rolling Stones muse Marianne Faithfull celebrates 77

Marianne Faithfull first came to prominence in 1964 with the Jagger/Richards penned “As Tears Go By” and shortly after became Mick Jagger’s steady girlfriend for over three years until drug addiction stroke her life costing her voice

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The Midnight Cowboy Jon Voight turns 85

The actor, who’s also the father of Angelina Jolie, played several memorable roles throughout his career but his signature role and the best remembered may be that one of Joe Buck in the 1969 classic “Midnight Cowboy”

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Acclaimed and awarded actor Denzel Washington turns 69

Five essential movies from Denzel Washington that since the 1980’s has graced the audiences with his talent to portray complex and historical figures

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The Danish born Metallica co-founder and drummer Lars Ulrich celebrates 60, watch and listen to some of his best drumming performances

Born into a family of professional tennis players, Lars Ulrich career was until 16 oriented to also be a professional Tennis player but watching Deep Purple in concert as a child changed it all

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Remembering the recording studio wizard Phil Spector- Listen to 10 of his essential studio masterpieces

Phil Spector was born 84 years ago today and aside of the controversies and scandals that surrounds his personal life, it is undeniable the influence and contribution that the creator of the “Wall of Sound” gave to music, producing and sometimes co-writing songs for artists such as The Ronettes, Ike and Tina Turner, The Beatles, John Lennon and the Ramones among others

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The Danish-Peruvian top model Helena Christensen celebrates 55

During the 1990’s Helena Christensen appeared in the iconic Chris Isaak’s music video “Wicked Game” and was part of the exclusive top model group named “The Magnificent Seven”, today, not fully retired, she turns 55

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The singer songwriter, former Italian Top Model and France’s First Lady Carla Bruni celebrates 56

She was part of 1990’s supermodel pack, dated notable Rock Stars and became herself a singer-songwriter later in that decade. In 2008 , she also became the First Lady of France when after marrying the elected president Nicolas Sarkozy, but as she controversially stated, she wouldn’t had voted for him or his party. Very recently Carla Bruni who turns 56, released “Miss You”, a cover of a song originally sung by one of her old flames

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The Bee Gees brothers Maurice and Robin Gibb were born on this day in 1949

The Bee Gees remains one of the most popular of all time, since the begging of their success during the late 1960’s with a string of Pop hits such as “Words”, “Massachusetts” and “To Love Somebody” till their crowning as Disco music kings during the 1970’s. Twins Maurice and Robin were born on this day in 1949

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Remembering the Psychedelic Rock guitar legend James Gurley

James Gurley was one of the San Francisco Psychedelic Rock scene most distinctive guitarists, and with Big Brother and the Holding Company he recorded enduring 1960’s Rock classics such as “Summertime” or “Piece of my Heart”. But the experimental Detroit guitarist had a different life orientation and goal shortly before he moved to San Francisco in the 1960’s

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Samuel L. Jackson turns 75

Long before he played the role that made him one of the best well known and appreciated actors in the planet, the “Pulp Fiction” character Jules Winnfield, Samuel L. Jackson already had his career, both as a stage actor and on the big screen, in full steam. The Tarantino masterpiece only solidified it

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Canadian actor Kiefer Sutherland turns 57

The son of the acclaimed actor Donald Sutherland built a career with a name of his own over the past 40 years both on TV and the big screen, starring in popular films and shows such as “The Lost Boys”, “Stand By Me”, “Flatliners” and 24 among many others

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Jane Fonda Turns 86

Actress, TV celebrity, Sex Symbol and activist, Jane Fonda has been in the spotlight over the last six decades as one of the most famous women in the planet. We look back at her life and career on the day she turns 86

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Remembering the Beach Boy Carl Wilson on his 77th anniversary

Together with his brothers Brian and Dennis, Carl Wilson made the Beach Boys one of the most successful Rock bands of all time, he wrote and sung lead vocals on many of the band’s hits including “Good Vibrations” and “God Only Knows”, we look back briefly at his productive and influential career

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The Legendary Frank Zappa was born on this day in 1940

Frank Zappa is one of the most influential musicians of all time with one of the most diverse and vast bodies of work, with a career that spanned for over 30 years, he was one of the 1960’s most revolutionary artists. He lived a life dedicated to music, arts and performing. Today would had been his 83rd anniversary, we recap his life and career

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Influential Alternative Rock Bassist Mike Watt Turns 66 today

Mike Watt started his career as a founder and member of the Punk fusion band Minutemen, since the tragic end of the band in 1985 due to the death of singer and guitarist D.Boon, that he has led a very successful career, influencing several bands and artists from Alternative to Grunge and collaborating with names such as Sonic Youth, Dave Grohl, Eddie Vedder, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Frank Black among many others; he also toured as a member of the Stooges in 2003 . We look back at his career

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1980’s Pop music icon Limahl turns 65 today

Limahl is mostly remembered for being part of the band Kajagoogoo and for his hit “The Neverending Story” in 1984. With an unique look that even inspired a Marvel superhero, Limahl it’s still one of the most recognizable 80’s Pop music icons. We look back at his life and career to celebrate his 65th anniversary.

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Remembering “La Môme” Édith Piaf on her birthday

One of the most legendary singers of all time, Édith Piaf was born in Paris on this day in 1915, with songs such as “La Vie En Rose” she obtained international success and notoriety, we recap her life and career

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The Top 5 Steven Spielberg movies on the day the legendary director turns 77

Steven Allan Spielberg was born on December 18, 1946, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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The Legendary Human Riff Keith Richards celebrates 80 today

Keith Richards has been nicknamed “Keef” and The Human Riff”, one of The Rolling Stones founder, he is a strong survivor and he embodies the Drugs, Sex and Rock N’Roll motto. Today, Keith turns 80, we look back briefly at his life and career

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Big Brother And The Holding Company guitarist Sam Andrew was born on this day in 1941

Guitarist Sam Andrew emerged from the San Francisco Psychedelic Rock music scene during the 1960’s, he formed Big Brother And The Holding Company, that achieved big notoriety with Janis Joplin as a vocalist. He was born on this day in 1941 and we recap his life and career

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