Russel Simmons, 64 Susan Sarandon, 75 U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Minn) NBA Vet Derrick “Pooh” Rose, 33 Rapper, Singer, Actress Li’l Mama, born Niatia Kirkland Actor, Singer, Producer Clifton Davis  

LiL Wayne, 39 Trick Daddy, 48 Gwyneth Paltrow, 49 Don Cornelius would have been 85 (Soul Train creator and host who died in 2012)

  Birthdays Jason Derulo, 32 Billy Porter, 52 Wale, 37 Alphonso Ribeiro, 50 (Carlton from Fresh Prince) Momma Dee, 58 (Love and Hip Hop Atlanta) Bill Murray, 71 (Comedian, Ghostbusters) Ricki Lake, 53 (Talk show host) Nicole Richie, 40 (Lionel Richie’s daughter and one of first reality stars) Stephen King, 74 (Horror novelist)

For years, Michael Jordan inspired us to “wanna be like Mike”.   Today Michael Jordan, one of sports greatest philanthropists celebrates another year and there is still good reason to want to be like him.