Celebrities Born on August 23: Kobe Bryant, Jeremy Lin, Skyler Gordy, Cassadee Pope, Chris Galya, Barbara Eden, Gene Kelly, River Phoenix
Happy birthday to Kobe Bryant, basketball player with L.A. Lakers. Bryant, nicknamed “Black Mamba”, entered directly from high school, has won five NBA Championships and he is 15-time All-Star, 15-time member of the All-NBA Team and 12-time member of the All-Defensive team. Not bad? He is a NBA legend. Happy birthday Mr. Bryant.
Also happy birthday to Jeremy Lin, Asian American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets; to Skyler Gordy, hip hop singer; to Cassadee Pope, winner of season three of NBC’s The Voice; to Chris Galya, young actor who played the role of Tony on the Disney Channel series Jessie; to Barbara Eden, actress.
Today, we have to remember Gene Kelly, popular actor and dancer who died in 1996; and River Phoenix, died in 1993.
Everyting negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.
Video: Kobe Bryant’s Top 10 Plays of his Career