11:08 AM EDT 07/22/2014
Originally posted 03/21/2014 04:15PM
Before March 2006, there were no limits on what web users could say – but then Twitter was born. On Friday, the social network celebrates eight years of keeping feelings under 140 characters.
Originally posted 02/06/2014 11:30AM
When you reach 60, you've earned the right to celebrate yourself a little bit. But Oprah Winfrey, who hit the milestone on Jan. 29, initially found herself thinking of others.
Originally posted 01/25/2014 11:30AM
Oprah Winfrey definitely sweated turning 60 – but luckily her friends were along for the ride.
Originally posted 01/24/2014 12:00PM
Age is clearly nothing but a number for Law & Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay, who happily celebrated turning 50 on set in N.Y.C. Thursday, flaunting it with a pair of giant silver glasses announcing her milestone birthday.
Hargitay was all smiles as she accepted a pink rose, lily and daisy-covered birthday cake, Tweeting a photo of the colorful confection, which she noted was gluten-free.
Hargitay, who plays the tough and tender Sergeant Olivia Benson on the long-running show, now in its 15th season, has been a poster girl for embracing beauty and change as she grows older in the celebrity spotlight. She told Ladies' Home Journal last year that she was proud of her curves as a mother of three children, eschewing Hollywood's over-sexualized and unrealistic expectations of women.
Originally posted 01/23/2014 12:50PM
Even the commander in chief likes to cut a rug, occasionally.
"Oh, [President] Obama, he's got this one little move. I was like, I've got to watch this so I can imitate this move!" Jennifer Hudson told PEOPLE of the scene at First Lady Michelle Obama's 50th birthday party last weekend.
"They loved it. They enjoyed themselves, that's for sure," the Grammy and Oscar winner added.
The American Idol alum, 32, who caught up with PEOPLE at Carnival Cruise Lines' Carnival LIVE Concert Series launch on Wednesday, famously serenaded the president on his own 50th birthday in 2011. But on Saturday, she had the night off.
Originally posted 01/17/2014 11:00AM
She's 50 and fabulous – and has the ID card to prove it!
Originally posted 01/15/2014 06:00AM
We all know about the bicep curls behind her famous Michelle Obama Arms.
Originally posted 08/28/2013 04:00PM
It's been 18 years since Full House ended, but John Stamos's former costars were among the friends who attended his 50th birthday bash in L.A. on Monday night.
Stamos's TV wife (and pal) Lori Loughlin Tweeted a photo with Ashley Olsen (who was just 9 when the show ended), saying, "I had a great time hanging with Ashley last night! Such a beauty inside and out."
Candace Cameron Bure, who played Olsen's big sister was also there and posted a photo with her Uncle Jesse and TV dad, Bob Saget, along with the caption, "Family Forever."
Originally posted 07/23/2013 06:45AM
Julianne Hough is having the "best birthday ever," according to an Instagram video she posted on July 20.
"I feel so special, I feel so loved," she said. "This is amazing. 25. What is going on?"
The former Dancing With the Stars pro celebrated her quarter-century mark with a big Great Gatsby-style party, which saw her and her pals (including Vampire Diaries star Nina Dobrev, Maria Menounos and Dallas star Jesse Metcalfe) dressed in their finest flapper fashions.
Originally posted 06/19/2013 02:30PM
Happy birthday to Blake Shelton!
The Voice coach – whose singer Danielle Bradbery was crowned the winner Tuesday night – has a lot to celebrate as he turns 37 June 18.
"We are going to go to the wrap party [for The Voice] and we are going to blow it out," Shelton told PEOPLE after the big finale, which included performances by Cher and Christina Aguilera. "That means drinking our face off. No sugar coating that."
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