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August 31 celebrity birthdays

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This morning's birthday list includes a major league baseball player and a highly acclaimed singer-songwriter.

He's a first baseman for the Cardinals who's just about to come off the disabled list. "Big City" Matt Adams is 27 today.

He's an Irish singer-songwriter who's hits include "Brown Eyed Girl," "Domino" and "Moondance." Van Morrison is 70 today.

She's a pop star who broke onto the scene in the late 1980's with hits like "Foolish Beat," "Shake Your Love" and "Lost In Your Eyes." She later became and actress and reality star contestant. Debbie or as she's now known as, Deborah Gibson, is 45 today.

He's a comedian and actor who starred with Jackie Chan in the "Rush Hour" movies. He also teamed up with Bruce Willis in "The Fifth Element."
Chris Tucker is 44 today.

He broke on the scene in the 1970's appearing in the movies "Looking for Mr. Goodbar" and "American Gigolo." He later had box office hits with "Pretty Woman," "Chicago," "Runaway Bride" and many other movies. Richard Gere is 66 today.

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