‘Rock of Ages‘ star Tom Cruise, who turns 50 in July, celebrated the milestone by appearing in next month’s issue of Playboy.
No no, not as a model (though wouldn’t that be unique) but as an interview subject, talking about his family, his religious beliefs, and having a stable of high-powered attorneys ready to attack.
A few weeks ago, TIME Magazine revealed the names it was considering for its annual list of the ’100 Most Influential People in the World.’ Reader votes determined one person, while the rest were selected by the magazine’s editors.
And now the final list — which includes athletes, actors, entrepreneurs and politicians — is out. So who made the cut?
The country genre is cooking on Time’s list of Top 10 Celebrity Restaurants. Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill and Kenny Rogers’ Kenny Rogers Roasters both made the cut. Keith and Rogers certainly know their way around the recording studio and the live stage, but they also know how to be successful entrepreneurs in the food biz.
Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:
Occupation: Singer and Songwriter
Known For: Being the former lead vocalist of Genesis before launching a solo career that’s included hits like ‘In Your Eyes,’ ‘Sledgehammer’ and ‘Shock the Monkey,’ his humanitarian work, producing and promoting world music, and pioneering digital distribution methods for music