Today's Birthdays

Today's Birthdays

Ali

Academy Award-nominated biographical sports drama about the heavyweight champion boxer Muhammad Ali. The film focuses on a 10-year period of Ali’s life, from his defeat of Sonny Liston to his bout with Joe Frazier. Trivia The film was co-written and directed by Michael Mann. Due to the project’s high budget the film was considered a financial failure. 

A group of middle-aged women go on a wine tasting tour in California. The movie was produced and directed by Amy Poehler and was written by Emily Spivey and Liz Cackowski. Trivia The film brought together numerous veterans of Saturday Night Live including Amy Poehler, Ana Gasteyer, Rachel Dratch, Maya Rudolph, Paula Pell, Emily Spivey and Tina Fey.

Dicen

The debut single from YouTube sensation Lele Pons. The song is a collaboration with singer Matt Hunter.  Trivia During the week leading up to the song’s release, Lele Pons was featured in a Nylon article titled “Meet 25 Gen Z’ers Changing the World” where she discussed her goals to pursue her musical career. 

Second single off of the British rock band Coldplay’s third full length studio album X&Y. The song was written by all four members of the band and hit the number four position on the UK’s popular music chart. Trivia Coldplay performed the song at the 2017 One Love Manchester benefit concert. The song’s music video was directed by Sophie […]

Single from Bryce Xavier featuring Bryan Mendoza and BLIND.SEE marking the first collaboration between the three artists. It became Xavier’s third single of 2019 following “His Girl” and “Fall in Love Again.”  Trivia During the weekend of the song’s release, Xavier shared a clip of the song on Instagram with the caption, “this song means the world to […]

Single from Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber that became Bieber’s first foray into the country genre. A music video was released on the same day as the song and quickly went viral, earning hundreds of thousands of views within hours.  Trivia Hailey Bieber is featured in the music video for the song alongside Justin, marking the first time […]

YMCA

American disco recording by the Village People. The song peaked at the number two position on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart shortly after release. In 2020, the song was entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame and also was selected for preservation in the Library of Congress. Trivia Former president Donald Trump used the recording during his 2020 re-election campaign. He […]

Marlon

A divorced couple tries to stay friends for the sake of their children though they can hardly co-exist. It is loosely based on the life of star Marlon Wayans. Trivia Amir O’Neil and Notlim Taylor were both nominated for Young Artist Awards. Wayans and Essence Atkins previously starred together in A Haunted House and its sequel.