She was born in Washington, DC as Mya Marie Harrison. Today as Mya, she’s an in-demand R & B singer/songwriter and actress. She won a Grammy in 2002 for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for “Lady Marmalade” along with Pink, Christina Aguilera and Lil’ Kim. Mya made her acting debut in 1999′s In Too Deep with LL Cool J and has since landed roles in Chicago, Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights and Shall We Dance? She used her dancing skills to finish 2nd in the 9th season of Dancing With The Stars. Today is also the birthday of former Cardinals’ infielder Placido Polanco. He played for the Redbirds from 1998 to 2002 as a shortstop, 2nd baseman and 3rd baseman. Placido was born in the Dominican Republic and is a close friend of Albert Pujols. In fact, Pujols is godfather to Polanco’s son Ismael. Placido currently plays for the Philadelphia Phillies. Both Mya and Placido are in their 30s. Who’s older?