10th March ~ Our happy birthday wishes today to ~ Chuck Norris ~ Carrie Underwood ~ Sharon Stone ~ Keke Wyatt & Jeff Ament ~ from the team at ~ Colly Dolly Music & Movies ~ Mareeba!

 

Chuck Norris

 

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Norris signing a T-shirt for a Marine on a stop on his tour of Al Anbar Governorate (Iraq) andKuwait in 2006
Born Carlos Ray Norris
March 10, 1940 (age 73)
Ryan, Oklahoma, US
Occupation Actor, martial artist
Years active 1968–present
Spouse(s) Dianne Holechek (1958–88)
Gena O’Kelley (1998–present)
Children 5
Website
www.chucknorris.com
Chuck Norris
Style Chun Kuk DoTang Soo DoTaekwondo,Brazilian Jiu-JitsuJudo
Rank      10th degree black belt Chun Kuk Do
9th degree black belt Tang Soo Do
8th degree black belt Taekwondo
black belt Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
black belt Judo

Carlos Ray “Chuck” Norris (born March 10, 1940) is an American martial artist and actor. After serving in the United States Air Force, he began his rise to fame as a martial artist, and has since founded his own school, Chun Kuk Do.

Norris appeared in a number of action films, such as Way of the Dragon, in which he starred alongside Bruce Lee, and was The Cannon Group‘s leading star in the 1980s.[1][2] He played the starring role in the television series Walker, Texas Rangerfrom 1993 until 2001.

Norris is a devout Christian and politically conservative. He has written several books on Christianity and donated to a number of Republican candidates and causes. In 2007 and 2008, he campaigned for former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee, who was running for the Republican nomination for president in 2008.[3] Norris also writes a column for the conservative website WorldNetDaily.[4] Since 2005 Norris has been widely associated with an internet meme which documents fictional and often absurd feats associated with him.

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Carrie Underwood

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Underwood in Times Square in May 2012
Background information
Birth name Carrie Marie Underwood
Born March 10, 1983 (age 30)[1]
Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States
Origin Checotah, Oklahoma, United States
Genres
Occupations
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • actress
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • guitar
  • piano
Years active 2005–present
Labels
Website carrieunderwoodofficial.com

Carrie Marie Underwood (born March 10, 1983) is an American country music singer, songwriter, and actress. She rose to fame as the winner of the fourth season of American Idol in 2005. Underwood has since become a multi-platinum sellingrecording artist, a winner of six Grammy Awards, sixteen Billboard Music Awards, seven American Music Awards and ten Academy of Country Music Awards, among several others. As a songwriter, she has been nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song. Underwood is also a two-time winner of the Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year award and the first woman to win such an award twice (2009/10). Underwood was inducted into and became a member of the Grand Ole Opry in 2008. She was also inducted into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame in 2009.[2]

Her debut album, Some Hearts, was released in 2005. Bolstered by the huge crossover success of the singles “Before He Cheats” and “Jesus, Take the Wheel“, it went on to become the fastest selling debut country album in Nielsen SoundScanhistory, the best-selling solo female debut album in country music history and the best-selling country album of the last ten years. Underwood won three Grammy Awards for the album, including Best New Artist. Her second album, Carnival Ride, was released in 2007, with one of the biggest opening weeks by a female artist in history, and later earned Underwood two Grammy Awards, for the singles “Last Name” and “I Told You So“. Released in 2009, her third album, Play On, was led by the success of its first single, “Cowboy Casanova“, and finished the year as the second top-selling release by a female artist. 2012’s Blown Away, her fourth album, was ranked the second best-selling release of the year by a female artist. She won a Grammy Award for the album’s song “Blown Away“. With her strong album and single sales, and $100 million in tour revenues, Underwood is the biggest American Idol earner, the highest-ranked American Idol alumni on the RIAA‘s Top Digital Artists of all time list and the fourth biggest album seller of the past ten years. She has sold more than 30 million singles and 16 million albums worldwide.

Described by music critics as Country Music’s reigning Queen, Underwood is the only solo country artist in the 2000s decade to have a number one hit on the Billboard Hot 100 and the first and only country artist to ever debut at number one on the Hot 100, as “Inside Your Heaven” topped the chart in 2005. She is also the female country artist with the most number one hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, from 1991 to present, having 12 number one’s and breaking her ownGuinness Book record of ten. Some Hearts was named the No. 1 Country Album of the 2000 Decade by Billboard and she was the top-ranked female artist on Billboard‘s Best Country Artists of the 2000 Decade list. Forbes estimates that Underwood is worth $100 million.

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Sharon Stone

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Stone at the Cannes Film Festival in 2005
Born Sharon Vonne Stone
March 10, 1958 (age 55)
Meadville, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Occupation Actress, model, producer
Years active 1980–present
Spouse(s)
Children 3

Sharon Vonne Stone (born March 10, 1958) is an American actress, film producer, and former fashion model. She first achieved international recognition for her role in the erotic thriller Basic Instinct by Paul Verhoeven. She was nominated for anAcademy Award for Best Actress and won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Drama for her performance in Casino.

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Keke Wyatt

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Keke Wyatt
Birth name Ketara Shavon Wyatt
Born March 10, 1982 (age 31)
IndianapolisIndianaU.S.
Origin JacksonMissouriU.S.
Genres R&Bsoulgospel
Occupations Singeractress
Years active 2000–present (solo)
1990–2000 (group)
Labels MCA (2001-2004)
Cash Money/Universal (2004-2006)
TVT (2006-2008)
Shanachie (2009-present)
Associated acts AvantThe DollzGinuwine,Kanye WestBlackalicious,Lateef The Truth Speaker,Randy Jackson R&B Divas
Website Keke Wyatt Sings

Ketara Shavon “Keke” Wyatt (born March 10, 1982)[1] is an American R&B recording artist. She became popular after a highly successful collaboration with R&B singer Avant on his platinum album My Thoughts.[2] This led to her debut Certified Gold album Soul Sista in 2001, and a promising solo career with MCA Records.

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Jeff Ament

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Ament performing with Pearl Jam in 2009
Background information
Birth name Jeffrey Allen Ament
Also known as Al Nostreet
Born March 10, 1963 (age 50)
Havre, Montana, United States
Genres Alternative rockgrunge,hardcore punkhard rockheavy metalexperimental rock
Occupations Musiciansongwriter
Instruments Bass guitardouble bass,vocalsguitar
Years active 1981–present
Labels Monkeywrench, Homestead,Sub Pop, Stardog, Mercury,A&MEpicJ
Associated acts Pearl JamGreen RiverMother Love BoneWar BabiesTemple of the DogThree Fish, Derranged Diction, RNDM
Notable instruments
Fender Jazz Bass

Jeffrey Allen Ament (born March 10, 1963) is an American musician who serves as the bassist for the American rock band Pearl Jam. Along with Stone GossardMike McCready, and Eddie Vedder, he is one of the founding members of Pearl Jam. Ament is also known for his work prior to Pearl Jam with the 1980s Seattle-based grunge rock bands Green River and Mother Love Bone, and is particularly notable for his work with the fretless bassupright bass, and twelve-string bass guitar. Ament is also a member of the bands Three Fish, Tres Mts., and RNDM. In 2008, Ament released his first solo album, Tone. A second solo album, While My Heart Beats, followed in 2012.

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