Who has the distinct honor of being the 2500th star on the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce Walk of Fame?
One of the most celebrated and talented celebrities in entertainment will receive the landmark 2500th Star....international superstar and America's sweetheart JENNIFER LOPEZ !!! Although, J Lo is an actress, Film and TV producer, fashion designer, entrepreneur, philanthropist, all around entertainer and her bio could fill two pages, she will receive her star in the RECORDING category.
The event is scheduled for Thursday, June 20th at 11:30am-12:15pm in front of the W Hotel at 6262 Hollywood Blvd. and is open to the public. If you can't make it, we hope to be on the spot to catch the special occasion. And you can watch it broadcast live on the internet on the Walk of Fame website, click here to view or get more info on the ceremony. And check back here on Friday for our J Lo star blog. David Foster was star 2499 and you can view that ceremony and other past inductions here
CONGRATULATIONS JENNY FROM THE BLOCK
COMING TO HOLLYWOOD BLVD!!!
Don't forget dear ol' Dad on his special day, Sunday, June 16th!! We also remember you, Single Mothers, that are both a Mom and a Dad for their kids.
The Big Daddy, the Father of Oldies, Art Laboe, wants to make that Father's Day dedication for you or play Dad's favorite song that brings back those memories....
The Art Laboe Connection Dad's Day edition is on Sunday 6pm-12a and you can call at 1-800-681-2121
National Flag Day!! On June 14th, 1777, the red, white and blue Stars and Stripes were adopted by Congress as the flag of the United States. And two years early, the United States Army was adopted by Congress. So we celebrate both today....
God Bless America
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June 6th we celebrate JIMMY JAM on his birthday! He got his start in the band The Time (once an opening act for Prince) and quickly focused his talents on songwriting and producing with his partner Terry Lewis. They produced #1 hits for Usher, Mariah Carey, Boyz II Men, George Michael and numerous for Janet Jackson!! They also produced Grammy award winners for Chaka Khan and Mary J. Blige.
Also born on June 6th: Levi Stubbs (of The Four Tops - RIP), Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger), comedienne Sandra Bernhard, actor Paul Giamatti (Sideways/Rock of Ages) and the NBA was founded in 1946!!
And is it your special day too?
Happy Birthday to you ALL!!
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Born on June 5, MARK WAHLBERG (pictured left above), actor and producer that got his start as a rapper... as Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch he hit the top of the charts in 1991 with "Good Vibrations" and KENNY G (pictured right above), saxophonist that got his start as a sideman in Barry White's Love Unlimited Orchestra
Also celebrating a birthday: Brian McKnight ("Back At One"), Bill Hayes (singer and Days of Our Lives), comedian Jeff Garlin, financial guru Suzi Orman and the Second Lady of the United States Jill Biden.
Happy birthday to all....