A look at a few famous birthdays…
Spike Lee: Iconoclastic director of the 1989 film Do the Right Thing, which earned him critical praise and an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay. His celebrated films Malcolm X, Inside Man and 25th Hour added to his legacy.
Pat Riley: NBA Coach and Executive who won 4 NBA Championships as head coach of the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1980s and a fifth championship as head coach of the Miami Heat in 2006.
Bobby Orr: Legendary NHL defenseman who spent ten seasons with the Boston Bruins, setting several records including the most points and assists in a single season by a defenseman. He was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 1979.
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