The First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, turns 48 today.

The first-ever African-American First Lady, Michelle doesn't describe herself in such terms. Instead, she doesn't hesitate to say that first and foremost, she is Malia and Sasha's mom, and that before that, she was a wife, lawyer and public servant.

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Betty Whit turns 90 years old today. Ninety.

Proof that you're only as young as you feel, the actress enters her tenth decade on Earth - and eighth in show business - not in decline, but on a career hot streak!

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The 83rd birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., was actually yesterday. But in honor of one of American's greatest heroes, a national holiday commemorates it today.

The clergyman, activist, and civil rights leader became an iconic figure in the 1960s for embracing nonviolent methods to bring about sweeping social reforms.

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Today is Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, which the U.S. marks tomorrow with a national holiday - a fitting tribute to an individual so peerless in modern times.

Far less significant, but still fun? Pitbull also celebrates a birthday today!

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Catherine Elizabeth "Kate" Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, wife of Prince William, emblem of quiet classiness and global style icon, is 30 years old today!

Ever since she began dating William, and especially after last April's Royal Wedding, the down-to-earth beauty has become a fan favorite across the globe.

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Two athletic icons celebrate a birthday today, and it's rather clear what gift both need.

First, LeBron James turns 27. The Miami Heat superstar and his squad are off to a strong start to the 2011-2012 season, currently 3-0 thanks to a buzzer-beating victory Wednesday night against Charlotte.

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Lindsay Lohan's model sister, Ali, would like to be called by her full name, Aliana Lohan, now that she's turned 18. It sounds more mature. That's her reasoning.

Whatever name you call her by, she's now a legal adult, and the family feted Aliana with a birthday celebration at Beaumarchais restaurant in NYC December 21.

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