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VANCOUVER, BC - MARCH 29:  2009 Juno Award Winners for Juno Fan Choice, Album of the Year 'Dark Horse' and Group of the Year,
VANCOUVER, BC - MARCH 29: 2009 Juno Award Winners for Juno Fan Choice, Album of the Year 'Dark Horse' and Group of the Year, Daniel Adair, Chad Kroeger, Ryan Peake and Mike Kroeger of Nickelback pose with their award in the press room at the 2009 Juno Awards at General Motors Place on March 29, 2009 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)

June 25 is a landmark day in the calendar year. Besides being the birthday of literary and entertainment legends such as George Orwell, Ricky Gervais, Sidney Lumet and Carly Simon, it's also the 40th birthday of one Mike Kroeger, also known as the bassist from Nickelback.

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