A president is shot, a Supreme Court justice is born, aliens land -- or not -- and an acting legend passes, all on this day.
2005: MTV and VH1 air the eight hours of the Live 8 concerts. The performances, featuring U2, Coldplay, Madonna, Dave Matthews Band and a reunited Pink Floyd among many others, were held in eight cities to raise awareness of poverty in Africa.
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
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The singers Sting and Tiffany, who both celebrate birthdays on Thursday, are just two of many celebrities who go by one name. In honor of the singers' birthdays, take a look at other stars who are too big for a last name.