Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee turns 56 on March 20

Written by | Ray Cornelius

This week’s celebrity birthdays include an iconic country singer, three musical divas, a former Miss America, two hip hop stars and an international jazz legend. Get plugged into the RC Birthdays for this week: March 17-23, 2013.

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Mar. 18: Legendary country singer Charlie Pride, 75

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Award-winning TV & film actress and singer Vanessa Williams, 50

"Joyful Noise" - Los Angeles Premiere - Red Carpet

Hip-Hop pioneer and Oscar-nominated actress Queen Latifah, 43

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Mar. 19: The Pointer Sister’s Ruth Pointer, 67

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Rapper Bun B, 40

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Mar. 20 actress Vanessa Bell Calloway, 56


Mar. 21: The Cosby Show’s  Sabrina LeBeauf, 55

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Gang Starrs’ DJ Premier, 44

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Mar. 22: Grammy-winning jazz guitarist George Benson, 70

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Mar. 23: Grammy-winning singer, actress, and philanthropist Chaka Khan, 60