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Birthday – NEIL DIAMOND (81)
Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and actor. He has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling musicians of all time.
On March 14, 2011, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at a ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City.In December, he received a lifetime achievement award from the Kennedy Center at the 2011 Kennedy Center Honors.
On August 10, 2012, Diamond received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
In November 2012, he topped the bill at the centenary edition of the Royal Variety Performance in the UK, which was broadcast on December 3.