On this Day August 14

Celebrity Birthdays

1940 – Singer Dash Crofts of the 70s pop duo Seals & Crofts

1941 – Singer-songwriter David Crosby, who co-founded the influential folk-rock groups the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash.

1945 – Emmy and Grammy-winning comedian, actor, musician and “SNL” alum Steve Martin (“The Jerk,” “Three Amigos,” “Little Shop of Horrors,” “Roxanne,” “Planes, Trains and Automobiles,” “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” “Parenthood,” “Father of the Bride,” “It’s Complicated”)

1946 – Actress Susan St. James (“The Name of the Game,” “McMillan & Wife,” “Kate & Allie”)

1947 – Author Danielle Steel, who has written dozens of bestselling romantic novels

1959 – Oscar-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden (“Pollack,” “Mystic River,” “American Gun,” “The Mist,” “Into the Wild”)

1959 – NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson, born Earvin Johnson, Jr. 

1960 – Soprano singer Sarah Brightman, who played the role of Jemima in the musical “Cats” and Christine in “The Phantom of the Opera”

1961 – Actress Susan Olsen, best known for playing youngest child Cindy on TV’s “The Brady Bunch”

1966 – Oscar, Golden Globe and Emmy-winning actress Halle Berry (“Boomerang,” “Introducing Dorothy Dandridge,” “Monster’s Ball,” “The X-Men” movies, “Die Another Day,” “Cloud Atlas,” “The Call”)

1983 – Actress Mila Kunis (“That ’70s Show,” “Family Guy,” “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” “Black Swan,” “Book of Eli,” “Friends with Benefits,” “Ted,” “Oz the Great and Powerful”)

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Sonny & Cher's Greatest Hits

Sonny & Cher proved one of the magical musical combinations of the mid-60s and one of the better rock-influenced “Middle-of-the-Road” acts of the early 70s, their wisecracking repartee providing counterpoint to a series of adoring hit duets.

Eye of the Tiger / Survivor

Survivor’s brand of melodic, hard, album-oriented rock netted the group several hits during the 1980s, including two smash themes from “Rocky” films. “Eye of the Tiger” introduced a sound built on catchy keyboard harmonies and rhythm guitars combined with drumming and a clearly audible bass.

Ferrari 70 Years

A stellar combination of beauty, performance, racing success, exclusivity and Italian flair have combined to make Ferrari the world’s most iconic carmaker. “Ferrari 70 Years” lifts the hood on Ferrari’s sports car history beginning in 1947, but also touches on Enzo Ferrari’s early career with Alfa-Romeo before he launched his iconic company.

Time Magazine / Blackout

Time magazine’s collectible cover story about the massive 2003 power outage that left 50 million people across the Northeast and Midwest and parts of Canada in the dark for hours.

Brady, Brady, Brady

For the first time, the “The Brady Bunch’s” famous creator — writer/producer Sherwood Schwartz and his son, writer/producer Lloyd Schwartz — share the behind-the-scenes story of one of America’s most beloved sitcoms. How the series was developed, pitched, green-lighted, cast, produced and embraced, to ultimately how it changed the TV and cultural landscape of America.

Monster's Ball

This is a hard-hitting Southern drama tempered by a story of powerful life-changing love, starring Oscar winners Billy Bob Thornton and Halle Berry. It is the story of Hank, an embittered prison guard working on Death Row who begins an unlikely but emotionally charged affair with Leticia, the wife of a man under his watch on The Row.