October 8, 1950 – Robert “Kool” Bell was born in Youngstown, Ohio and grew up in Jersey. He is the founder and member of the legendary jazz, funk band, Kool & the Gang. Before becoming Kool & the Gang, their group was known as the Jazziacs.
October 8, 1968 – Corey Brent Penn, better known as CL Smooth, was born and grew up in New Rochelle, New York. CL Smooth is an emcee/poet and is famously known as a member of the hip hop duo, Pete Rock & CL Smooth.
October 8, 1983 – Travis Pastrana was born in Annapolis, Maryland and is a motorsports professional atheists and stuntman. He is known for being the first individual to land a double backflip on a motor bike.
Happy Birthday Robert Bell, CL Smooth and Travis Pastrana!