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Celebrity Birthdays for May 5 – Adele, Chris Brown and More

Adele and Chris Brown celebrate birthdays on May 5
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Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Age: 24
Occupation: Singer
Known For: Walking away with a Grammy for each of the six categories in which her 2011 release ‘21’ was nominated, being the first female solo artist to have three singles in the Billboard top 10 at the same time, and for staging a huge comeback after having to cancel two tours and have surgery because of a vocal cord hemorrhage in 2011.

Chris Brown
Age: 23
Occupation: R&B Singer
Known For: Winning the Grammy for best R&B album this year for his album ‘F.A.M.E.,’ having his debut album ‘Chris Brown’ enter the charts at number two, and maybe having some anger management issues.

Kurt Loder
Age: 67
Occupation: Correspondent
Known For: Being a legendary editor of Rolling Stone in the ’80s, being the serious yet cool host of MTV’s ‘The Week in Rock’ news show which turned into ‘MTV News’ where he was an anchor, and for being one of the first correspondents to break the news of Kurt Cobain’s death to the world.

Shawn Drover
Age: 46
Occupation: Rock drummer
Known For: Replacing drummer Nick Menza in the metal band Megadeth before their 2004 ‘Blackmail the Universe’ tour, also playing the guitar while on tour with the band, and sharing the same birthday as his grandson who is now 2 years old.

Tina Yothers
Age: 39
Occupation: Actress
Known For: Playing youngest sister Jennifer Keaton on the ’80s TV show ‘Family Ties,’ sweating it out on the VH1 show ‘Celebrity Fit Club,’ having to go through more than one awkward phase on national television, and outgrowing Michael J. Fox.

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