The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Today's famous birthdays

May 18

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Pope John Paul II

Pope John Paul II (1920 - 2005)

264th Pope of the Roman Catholic Church
Tina Fey

Tina Fey (51)

American actress
Ryan Clements

Ryan Clements (18)

American TikTok star
Armon Warren

Armon Warren (24)

American Instagram star
MrTop5

MrTop5 (20)

Canadian YouTube star

Tomorrow's famous birthdays

May 19

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Marshmello

Marshmello (28)

American DJ
Malcolm X

Malcolm X (1925 - 1965)

American civil rights activist
Jojo Siwa

Jojo Siwa (17)

American YouTube star and dancer
Lani
Baker

Lani Baker (21)

American model
Sam
Smith

Sam Smith (28)

English singer and songwriter
André the Giant

André the Giant (1946 - 1993)

French wrestler and actor

Yesterday's famous birthdays

May 17

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AJ Mitchell

AJ Mitchell (20)

American singer
Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem (41)

Mixed martial artist and kickboxer
Kristen Hancher

Kristen Hancher (22)

Canadian Instagram star and vlogger
Ross
Butler

Ross Butler (31)

American actor
Nicky
Jam

Nicky Jam (40)

American singer and songwriter
Bob Saget

Bob Saget (65)

American comedian, actor, and television host

On this day

May 18 in History

  • 1642

    May 18, 1642:

    The Canadian city, Montreal is founded by Paul de Chomedey.

  • 1804

    May 18, 1804:

    The French Senate declares Napoleon Bonaparte as the Emperor of France.

  • 1897

    May 18, 1897:

    The City of Dublin hosts the first Irish Music Festival.

  • 1994

    May 18, 1994:

    Milan wins the 2nd UEFA Champions League title after beating Barcelona by 4 goals to nil.

  • 1995

    May 18, 1995:

    The Mel Gibson-directed film, “Braveheart” premieres at the Seattle Film Festival.

  • 1999

    May 18, 1999:

    Backstreet Boys release their third album, “Millennium”, which goes on to sell more than 30 million copies.

  • 2004

    May 18, 2004:

    Randy Johnson becomes the oldest pitcher in the history of baseball at age 40.

  • 2018

    May 18, 2018:

    Korean boyband, BTS, releases the album, “Love Yourself: Tear”.

Who Died Today

May 18

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Chris Cornell

Chris Cornell (1964 - 2017)

American singer and songwriter
Ian Curtis

Ian Curtis (1956 - 1980)

English singer-songwriter
Gustav Mahler

Gustav Mahler (1860 - 1911)

Austrian composer
Mary McLeod Bethune

Mary McLeod Bethune (1875 - 1955)

American educator and life rights leader

Do you know which famous people were born on your birthday?

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