The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Today's famous birthdays

May 8

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6ix9ine

6ix9ine (25)

American rapper
Trisha Paytas

Trisha Paytas (33)

American singer, actress, and internet personality
Ethan Wacker

Ethan Wacker (19)

American actor
Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias (46)

Spanish singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman (1884 - 1972)

American politician, 33rd President of the United States
David Attenborough

David Attenborough (95)

English broadcaster and naturalist

Tomorrow's famous birthdays

May 9

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Collins Key

Collins Key (24)

American magician
Noah Centineo

Noah Centineo (24)

American actor and model
Cree Cicchino

Cree Cicchino (18)

American actress and model
Rosario Dawson

Rosario Dawson (41)

American actress
Billy Joel

Billy Joel (71)

American singer-songwriter and pianist
Jackson
Green

Jackson Green (17)

American TikTok star

Yesterday's famous birthdays

May 7

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Mr Beast

Mr Beast (23)

American YouTube star
Sarah Baska

Sarah Baska (24)

American YouTuber
Chad Tepper

Chad Tepper (29)

American YouTube star
Tommy Fury

Tommy Fury (22)

British boxer and reality star
J Balvin

J Balvin (36)

Colombian singer

On this day

May 8 in History

  • 1810

    May 8, 1810: Scottish poet and historical novelist, Sir Walter Scott publishes a narrative poem titled "The Lady of the Lake".
  • 1877

    May 8, 1877:

     The first English dog show titled “Westminster Dog Show” takes place at Newcastle.

  • 1909

    May 8, 1909:

    American long distance runner, Albert Raines runs the world’s record race in New York City.

  • 1919

    May 8, 1919:

    Netherlands football club, Appingedam is established.  

  • 1924

    May 8, 1924:

    Swiss composer Arthur Honegger premieres his orchestral work titled “Pacifica 231".

  • 1970

    May 8, 1970:

    British rock band, The Beatles release their last and final studio album titled “Let it Be" in the United Kingdom.

  • 1972

    May 8, 1972:

    American musician Billy Preston is the first superstar to headline a show at the NY Radio City Music Hall.

  • 1979

    May 8, 1979:

    The British rock band known as ‘The Cure’ has released their first studio album titled "Three Imaginary Boys".

  • 1994

    May 8, 1994:

    The all-female professional baseball team plays their first game.

  • 2001

    May 8, 2001:

    The Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario, Sum 41, releases their first full length album titled “All Killer No Filler”.

Who Died Today

May 8

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Harry Gordon Selfridge

Harry Gordon Selfridge (1864 - 1947)

American-English businessman, founded Selfridges
John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill (1806 - 1873)

English philosopher
Jeanne Cooper

Jeanne Cooper (1928 - 2013)

American actress

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