KISS – FM wishes a HAPPY Birthday to some of favorite celebrities weekly at KissRichmond.com, and this week is no exception, as we send birthday greetings to “The Admiral”, David Robinson, who played basketball for the US Naval Academy before going on to a Hall Of Fame career with the San Antonio Spurs of the NBA. Robinson, a Virginia native, is 48 years old as of Monday, August 6th, 2012.
On Tuesday, August 7th, former NFL great and Hall Of Fame lineman Alan Page, who starred with the Minnesota Vikings during the “Purple People Eaters” hey-day, was 69. Tennis star Roger Federer, who has won 19 Grand Slam titles and just missed out on Olympic Gold this past weekend, turned 31 years old on Wednesday, August 8th.
The man they called “Prime-Time” during his Hall Of Fame NFL career, Deion Sanders celebrated his 45th birthday on Thursday, August 9th. Deion shares that date with Oklahoma City Thunder guard Derek Fisher, who is 38, and former heavyweight boxing champion Ken Norton, Sr., who turns 69. Thursday’s date also would have marked the 49th birthday of the late singer Whitney Houston, who passed away earlier this year.
This weekend, former boxing champ Riddick Bowe turns 45 on Friday, August 10th, while wrestling icon Hulk Hogan will be 59, and actress Viola Davis celebrates her 47th birthday on Saturday, August 11th. Last but not least, this Sunday, August 12th is the 41st birthday of tennis legend Pete Sampras. KISS-FM wishes all of our celebs a Happy Birthday, and we wish you the same if in fact your birthday is coming up this week as well.