It just so happens that September 23 is the birth date of some legendary figures of our times. Can you guess who? We gathered some videos of them for you, so let the fun begin! Make sure you have Speedbit Video Accelerator, so you can watch these videos smoothly, without any pauses or breaks.
Let’s start with some legendary Rock, R&B and Jazz musicians.
Bruce Springsteen – The River
Did you know? Bruce Springsteen earned 20 Grammy Awards. His first Grammy Award was for Best Rock Vocal Performance on “Dancing in the Dark” in 1985*.
Ray Charles – Hit The Road Jack
Did you know? Ray Charles recorded with ABC since 1959, becoming the first African-American musician to be given artistic control by a mainstream record company*.
John Coltrane – The World According to John Coltrane
Did you know? The St. John Coltrane African Orthodox Church, San Francisco, incorporates Coltrane’s music and his lyrics as prayers in its liturgy*.
Hard to believe that Bruce Springsteen, Ray Charles and John Coltrane were all born on the same day. One day, three legendary musicians.
Now, let’s turn to some historical figures… Did you know that Augustus Caesar (63 BC – 14 AD), the first Roman emperor was born today?
Augustus Caesar ~ Hero of Rome
…and Kublai Khan (1215 – 1294, grandson of Genghis Khan), the fifth Great Khan of the Mongol Empire and founder of the Yuan Dynasty:
The Mongol Empire “Kublai Khan”
Now, for some funny stuff…
The TV actor Jason Alexander was also born today. Watch some of his funniest moments as George Costanza on the popular TV show, Seinfeld:
Master of His Domain: Best of George Costanza
And while we are on the topic of TV shows, here’s a funny parody of Springsteen’s “Born To Run” on The Tonight Show:
Bruce Springsteen & Jimmy Fallon: “Gov. Christie Traffic Jam”
by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon
Hope you enjoyed these videos! Happy Birthday!
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* Source: Wikipedia