Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Bret Michaels

Age: 49

Occupation: Singer, Songwriter and Musician

Known For: Singing lead for the band Poison on songs like ‘Talk Dirty to Me,’ ‘Nothin’ but a Good Time’ and ‘Every Rose Has Its Thorn,’ winning ‘Celebrity Apprentice 3,’ several well-publicized health problems, and starring on the ‘Rock of Love’ reality franchise, in which women who reek of beer and desperation try to win his affections

Age: 37

Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Musician and Producer

Known For: Being a member of the pop group the Black Eyed Peas, who’ve had hit singles including ‘Let’s Get It Started,’ ‘Don’t Phunk with My Heart’ and ‘Boom Boom Pow,’ working as a producer with artists like Michael Jackson, Britney Spears, and Justin Timberlake, and recently being named a coach on the UK Version of the vocal talent show ‘The Voice’

Mike Love

Age: 71

Occupation: Singer and Songwriter

Known For: Co-founding and being the frontman for the Beach Boys, known for overplayed songs like ‘Surfin’ USA,’ ‘Fun Fun Fun,’ ‘I Get Around,’ ‘Help Me, Rhonda,’ ‘Good Vibrations,’ ‘Barbara Ann,’ ‘I Get Around’ and ‘Kokomo’

Sly Stone

Age: 69

Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Musician and Producer

Known For: Founding the awesome soul/funk line-up known as Sly & the Family Stone, and a long string of 1960s hits including ‘Dance To The Music,’ ‘Everyday People,’ ‘Hot Fun in the Summertime,’ ‘I Want to Take You Higher,’ ‘Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)’ and ‘I Want to Take You Higher’

Dee Snider


Occupation: Singer and Songwriter

Known For: Being the wild-haired lead vocalist of metal band Twisted Sister, singles such as ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’ and ‘I Wanna Rock,’ being a staunch critic of music censorship, hosting several radio shows, and being a current contender on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’