Wins Oscar

Jonze wins Best Original Screenplay Oscar for Her.  He beats Eric Singer, Woody Allen, Craig Borten, and Bob Nelson.  He thanks his friends and collaborators. We made a movie about relationships and intimacy, and that’s what we share together.

Lupita Nyong’o born in Mexico City

Lupita Amondi Nyong’o is born in Mexico City, Mexico. Her father is Peter Anyang’ Nyong’o, a Kenyan Senate politican and her mother is Dorothy Nyong’o, Africa Cancer Foundation’s managing director. She has five siblings and is of Luo descent.  The Luo tradition is to name a child after the events of the day, so her […]

Wins 4th Grammy

Buble wins 4th Grammy Award for best traditional pop album for To Be Loved.  Buble is on tour in Milan, Italy when he finds out about the win. Excited & happy to be celebrating my 4th #grammy win with friends in Milan at their amazing restaurant @ceresio7 #mbworldtour @thegrammys #grammylive #thank you #blessed #lifeisgood #italy […]

Wins Oscar

Leto wins Oscar for best supporting actor for his performance in Dallas Buyers Club.  Leto thanks his mother, older brother, the audience, people who have lost the battle to AIDS, and his agents. In 1971 Bossier city, Louisiana, there was a teenage girl who was pregnant with her second child.  She was a high school […]

Wins Oscar

McConaughey wins Best Actor Oscar for his performance in Dallas Buyers Club.  He beats Christian Bale, Bruce Dern, Chiwetel Ejiorfor, and Leonardo DiCaprio.  This is his first Oscar nomination and win.  He thanks God, his wife and children, and his mother and father. He ends with his signature line from Dazed and Confused: All right, […]

Wins Oscar

Nyong’o wins an Academy Award for best supporting actress for her role as Patsey in 12 Years a Slave. I look down at this golden statue, and may it remind me and every little child that no matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid.

Rajon Rondo born in Louisville, KY

Rajon Pierre Rondo is born in Louisville, Kentucky to William Sr. and Amber Rondo.  He has 3 siblings.  He attends Eastern High School and Oak Hill Academy. In high school, Rondo tells his coach that he wants to be a head coach after his playing career is over.

Michael Buble born in Burnaby, BC, Canada

Michael Steven Buble is born in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.  His parents are Lewis and Amber Buble.  He has two younger sisters, Crystal and Brandee.  His grandfather, Demetrio Santanga, introduces him to music, such as Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett, at a young age. I wanted to be a singer and I knew this was […]

Dean Koontz born in Everett, PA

Dean Ray Koontz is born in Everett, Pennsylvania and grows up in Bedford, PA. He is the only child of Ray and Florence Koontz. His alcoholic father and abusive childhood lead to an early love of books: When I was a kid, writers were my heroes because they took me out of that awful house.  […]

Here for a Good Time

Strait’s 39th album is released by MCA Nashville.  Strait works with Bubba Strait, his son, and Jesse Winchester to compose some of the songs.  Album includes a duet with Faith Hill.

Ellen DeGeneres born in Jefferson Parish, LA

Ellen Lee DeGeneres is born in Jefferson Paris, LA, to Elliott and Betty DeGeneres.  She has one sibling, Vance.  She moves with her mother to Atlanta, Texas as a teenager.  Her high school education includes Grace King High School and Atlanta High School.

Tony Gwynn born in Los Angeles, CA

Tony Gwynn’s is born in Los Angeles to Charles and Vandella.  Gwynn’s siblings include an older brother, Charles, and a younger brother, Chris.  The family moves to Long Beach when Gwynn is 9 years old.  He plays on the varsity teams for both baseball and basketball in high school and earns all-county honors in both sports.

Spurs win series 4-1 over Heat

The San Antonio Spurs win Championship title with a win over Miami Heat.  The Spurs win game 5 with a score of 104-87.  This is the Spurs fifth NBA Championship.  Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard named this year’s MVP.  In reaction to the game, Spurs’ Manu Ginobili said I’m not skilled enough to explain properly how we feel. […]

Dies age 54

Gwynn dies of cancer at age 54.  Survivors include his wife, Alicia, daughter, Anisha, and son, Tony Jr.

World Cup opening ceremony

The 2014 Word Cup begins in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The opening ceremony takes place at the Arena Corinthians stadium in Sao Paulo, with Lopez and Pitbull performing.

Finishes last tour of career

The singer finishes the last tour of his career at AT&T Stadium, in Arlington, Texas.  The audience of nearly 105,000 broke the previous attendance record.  During the concert, Strait said: That’s what I’m going to miss the most right there, I tell you what. Thank you so much.