KISS – FM wishes a Happy Birthday to the many stars who will be putting another notch on the calendar this week, including the legendary Gladys Knight. The veteran entertainer turnrd 67 on Monday, May 28th. Other birthdays on this date include NBA Hall Of Famer Jerry West (73), ”The View” co-host Elizabeth Hasslebeck (34), Ex-New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (67), and former NBA star Glenn Rice, who was 44 on Monday.
On Tuesday, May 29th, Latoya Jackson, sister of Michael & Janet, was 55, and NBA star Carmelo Anthony of the New York Knicks turned 27. Singer Cee-Lo Green celebrated his 37th birthday on Wednesday, May 30th. Joe Namath, affectionately known as “Broadway Joe” in his NFL playing days with the New York Jets, is 68 today, Thursday, May 31st and Actress/Model Brooke Shields turns 46.
Veteran actor Morgan Freeman is 74 years old today, Friday, June 1st, and TV legend Andy Griffith is having an 85th birthday party on that same date. On Saturday, June 2nd, Author/Historian Dr. Cornell West turns 58, Comedian Wayne Brady (39) and actor Dennis Haysbert (57) also share that birthday. Haysbert is best known as the deep-voiced All-State man in TV commercials.
Ending this week on Sunday, June 3rd with CNN news reporter Anderson Cooper celebrating his 44th birthday. Cooper is the son of the legendary Gloria Vanderbilt. Deniece Williams, another great R & B singer who hit the charts with her smash hit “Free” back in 1976, will be 61.