Happy 35th birthday to the ex-NBA star known as Metta World Peace (originally named Ron Artest), who recently announced he's changing his name again to The Panda's Friend in honor of his move to China. Check out some other ridiculous celebrity name changes through the years:
Prince to a symbol
Chad Johnson to Chad Ochocinco
Lil' Bow Wow to Bow Wow to Shad Moss
Arnold George Dorsey to Engelbert Humperdinck
Lisa Bonet to Lilakoi Moon
Mark Sinclair Vincent to Vin Diesel
Caryn Johnson to Whoopi Goldberg
Ol' Dirty Bastard to Big Baby Jesus
Calvin Broadus Jr. to Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion
Puff Daddy to P.Diddy to Diddy
Steven Demetre Georgiou to Cat Stevens to Yusuf Islam
Ron Artest to Metta World Peace to The Panda's Friend
The Board of Directors for the Nipomo Community Services District has approved a new charge for customers to pay for supplemental water delivery from Santa Maria the District says is critically important to balance current and future water needs on the Nipomo Mesa.
A notorious pirate is captured and killed, RCA Victor buys Elvis' contract from Sun Records, the nation mourns a president, The Beatles release "The White Album," and "Toy Story" premieres, all on this day.