Lady Gaga is celebrating her 28th birthday. The New York-based pop star first achieved stardom in 2008 with the No. 1 hit “Just Dance.” Her next single “Poker Face” also went No. 1 that year. Both of these hits came from her debut album The Fame.
In 2009, her extended play, The Fame Monster, was released. It produced hit singles such as “Bad Romance” and “Alejandro.”
She achieved further mainstream success with her second studio album, Born This Way, in 2011 with “The Edge of Glory.” She has won five Grammy Awards and 13 MTV Video Music Awards to date.
Reba McEntire is celebrating her 58th birthday. She has achieved fame in both acting and singing country music.
She released her first studio album in 1977, and she has since recorded 26 total studio albums. Her mainstream breakthrough came in 1984 with the release of My Kind of Country. This album produced No. 1 country singles such as “How Blue” and “Somebody Should Leave.”
McEntire has sold 80 million albums worldwide. These albums have produced 40 No. 1 hits, and 14 of these albums have also charted No. 1. 28 of them have been certified gold, platinum or multi-platinum.
Vince Vaughn, who is part of the “Frat Pack” of actors who star in comedy movies, celebrates his 43rd birthday.
Vaughn began acting in the late 1980s and acted in a minor role in Rudy. His breakthrough role came in 1996 as Trent Walker in Swingers.
His popularity grew after he starred in the 2003 comedy Old School as Bernard Campbell. He has also starred in other comedies such as Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story and Starsky and Hutch. His most recent starring role came in the 2013 movie The Internship.