Profession: NBA Power Forward
Why Famous: Established himself as one of the NBA's most dominating power forwards with the Philadelphia 76ers, Phoenix Suns, and Houston Rockets. In 1993, he was voted the league's Most Valuable Player, and was one of the most popular players among fans and media members.
- 1989-02-09 NBA power forward Charles Barkley (26) weds legal aide Maureen Blumhardt in Elkton, Maryland
- 1992-06-17 Philadelphia 76ers trade Charles Barkley to Phoenix Suns
- 1992-08-08 The original US 'Dream Team' wins the basketball gold at the Barcelona Olympics 117-85 over Croatia; features superstars Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Scotty Pippen, Charles Barkley, Patrick Ewing
- 1998-01-14 Charles Barkley pleads not guilty to an assault charge