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Written by Barry Kowal   
Jul 04, 2020 at 06:03 PM
BIRTHDAYS FOR AUGUST 28

Hello people,
    We have twelve (12) birthdays and a trivia fact on this date:six singers,
a politician,a veterinarian,a media personality and three actors.
   Let's start with the trivia fact.


 

Trivia fact)On Wednesday,August 28,1963 on the mall in Washington,D.C. Martin
Luther King,Jr. made his "I have a dream speech".

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1)born on Saturday,August 28,1965 in Windsor,Ontario,Canada (raised in Timmins,Ontario)
is this very popular Canadian singer and songwriter.Her name in the Algonquin Indian
language means "I'm On My Way".
According to US Billboard Magazine not for the year,but for the entire decade of
the 1990s she had the third biggest album.The album should have ranked higher because
the album was still on the charts during the early 2000 decade.This album became the
best-selling studio album of all time by a female act in any genre and the best-selling
country album,selling around 40 million copies worldwide.It also earned her a Grammy
Award.
Her real name is Eilleen Regina Edwards and she has sold over 90 million records
She has received five Grammy Awards,27 BMI Songwriter awards,stars on Canada's Walk
of Fame and the Hollywood Walk of Fame,and an induction into the Canadian Music Hall
of Fame.She is the only female artist in history to have three consecutive albums
certified Diamond by the RIAA.Altogether,she is ranked as the 10th best-selling artist
of the Nielsen SoundScan era.
In 2004,she retired from performing and retreated to her home in Corseaux,
the Vanderbilt Dayani Center in Nashville.Specialists discovered lesions on her vocal
cords and diagnosed her with dysphonia,which she attributes to Lyme Disease,all
treatable with careful rehabilitation.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mqFLXayD6e8
She met producer Robert John "Mutt" Lange after he heard her original songs and
singing from her debut album;he then offered to produce and write songs with her.
They first met at Nashville's Fan Fair in June 1993 and quickly became close.They
were married on December 28,1993.On May 15, 2008,it was announced that she and Lange
were separating after Lange had an affair with her best friend,Marie-Anne Thiebaud.
Their divorce was finalized on June 9,2010.On December 20,2010,it was reported that
she was engaged to Swiss Nestl?? executive Frederic Thiebaud,the former husband of
Marie-Anne.They were married on January 1,2011 in Rincon,Puerto Rico.
In 2004,she retired from performing and retreated to her home in Corseaux,Switzerland.
In her 2011 autobiography,she cited a weakening singing voice as the reason for not
performing publicly.When both her singing and speaking were affected,she consulted the
Vanderbilt Dayani Center in Nashville.Specialists discovered lesions on her vocal
cords and diagnosed her with dysphonia,which she attributes to Lyme Disease,all
treatable with careful rehabilitation.
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 2) Born on Saturday,August 28,1982 in Jackson,Mississippi,USA is a singer, songwriter,actress and author.In 1997 she recorded a song that peaked at #2 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and set new records for the most weeks in the top 10 (32),and most weeks on the chart (69) both since have been overtaken.In August of 2018 Billboard ranked the 600 best songs on the US Billboard Hot 100 (August 1958-August 2018).Her 1997 song ranked at #5.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0vziqz9aO0

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LeAnn Rimes

 3) Born on Thursday,August 28,1997 in San Jose,California,USA is a singer-songwriter who co-founded the band "Til Death Do We Part" with Jake Bateman. He was also part of the collaborative channel "My Digital Escape".
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EkPApHGflKw

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 4) Born on Friday,August 28,1925 in Benton,Illinois,USA (died:August 10,2011 in
Benton,Illinois,USA) was a singer.He had a song that peaked at #4 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 1959.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9skKTcw6h8

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 5) Born on Saturday,August 28,1943 in Chicago,Illinois,USA is a singer and an actor.He is known for his role as Detective Kenneth "Hutch" Hutchinson in the 
television series Starsky & Hutch from 1975 to 1979;Joshua Bolt on Here Come The Brides from 1968 to 1970;and Officer John Davis in Magnum Force in 1973.
He had a song that peaked at #1 on the US Billboard Hot 100 and in the UK in 1977.
 Who turns 79 years old today?
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 6) Born on Thursday,August 28,1986 in London is a singer and the lead vocalist and primary songwriter of a very poular indie rock band.The band had four #1 albums in the UK and had two songs that peaked at #1 in the UK in 2012.
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4-6Y_91v5I&ab_channel=florencemachine
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 7) Born on Wednesday,August 28,1940 in Bangor,Maine,USA is a politician,lawyer and author from the U.S. state of Maine.A Republican,he served as both a member of the United States House of Representatives and Senate and as Secretary of Defense under Democratic President Bill Clinton.

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 8) Born on Sunday,August 28,1977 in Oklahoma City,Oklahoma,USA is a model,actress and veterinarian.She's of mixed French,German,Irish and Cherokee descent.Her family moved to Plano,Texas when she was six months old.She and her sister Katie were raised as tomboys by their father.She received a four year scholarship to attend Louisiana State University,where she studied to be a veterinarian.She began modeling while attending college.She also worked at "Hooters",modeled swimwear and was a bartender during her college years.In 2001 she was featured in a couple of "Playboy" newsstand special editions prior to being chosen as the Playmate of the Month in the August,2003 issue of the famous men's magazine.She has appeared in a couple of "Playboy" videos and posed for several additional newsstand special editions.After receiving her veterinary doctorate in 2002,she and her sister moved to Las Vegas,Nevada and practiced medicine at a small animal/exotics hospital.She appeared as herself on an episode of "Fear Factor" and has a starring role in the low-budget horror film "Witchmaster General."She launched her own website in June, 2006.She later moved to Manhattan,New York,where she continued to model and 
practice veterinary medicine.
https://celebsnudeworld.com/30520/colleen-marie-in-playboy-video-playmate-calendar-2005-2004/
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Colleen Marie Dwyer
 9) Born on Saturday,August 28,1978 in San Leandro,California,USA is an online media personality and co-founder of Morris Invest,a real estate investment company. 
    She was formerly a technology news journalist with CNET and CBS.She now co-hosts with her husband the online podcast show "Redacted".

10) Born on Wednesday,August 28,1985 in New York City is is an actor,known for performing in such movies as "Vinyl" (2016),"Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll" (2010) and "Gangster Kittens" (2016).He is the son of Mick Jagger & Jerry Hall.

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11) Born on Thursday,August 27,1969 in Santa Monica,California,USA is an actor, comedian,musician,singer and songwriter.His acting career has been extensive, starring primarily in comedy films.He is known for his roles in "Shallow Hal" (2001),"School Of Rock" (2003),"King Kong" (2005),"The Holiday" (2006),the Kung Fu Panda franchise (2008-2016)"Tropic Thunder" (2008),"Gulliver's Travels" (2010), "Goosebumps" (2015) and "Jumanji:Welcome To The Jungle" (2017).He has been nominated for two Golden Globe Awards.

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12) Also born on Thursday,August 27,1969 but in Vancouver,B.C.,Canada is a
Canadian-American actor and director.He is best known as the virtuous Brandon Walsh on the televisiaon series "Beverly Hills,90210" and for his role starring as Richard "Fitz" Fitzpatrick in the show "Call Me Fitz".

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