Ali's 60th birthday celebration

Monday 14 January 2002

CBS is proud to present Muhammad Ali's 60th Birthday Celebration, broadcast Wednesday, January 16, at 9PM ET/PT. This star-studded gala honoring the man known as "The Greatest" will bring together Ali's friends from the entertainment community. Set to perform are Grammy Award winner Will Smith (star of the feature film Ali), multiple Grammy Award winner Mariah Carey ("Vision of Love") and Grammy Award winner R. Kelly ("I Believe I Can Fly"). On hand to pay tribute to Ali will be his friends Jamie Foxx, Samuel L. Jackson, Magic Johnson, Lennox Lewis, Eddie Murphy, Keenan Ivory Wayans and Damon Wayans.
In addition to the presenters and performers, behind-the-scenes clips from the making of the motion picture Ali will be shown. The show, taped at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood, is the first televised entertainment special to take place at this new venue.

(CBS Online)

Many thanks to Mariah Land.

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