The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

August 16th famous birthdays

Sophie Michelle

Sophie Michelle (16)

American YouTube Star

Saif Ali Khan

Saif Ali Khan (51)

Indian actor

Steve Carell

Steve Carell (59)

American actor and comedian

James Cameron

James Cameron (67)

American filmmaker

Evanna Lynch

Evanna Lynch (30)

Irish actress

Young Thug

Young Thug (30)

American rapper

Cameron Monaghan

Cameron Monaghan (28)

American actor

Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski (1920 - 1994)

German-American writer and poet

Katie Feeney

Katie Feeney (19)

American dancer and social media star

Felicite Tomlinson

Felicite Tomlinson (2000 - 2019)

English social media star

Piper Curda

Piper Curda (24)

American actress

Jazmine Lucero

Jazmine Lucero (29)

American musician, model and social media star

Manisha Koirala

Manisha Koirala (51)

Indian actress

T. E. Lawrence

T. E. Lawrence (1888 - 1935)

British archaeologist, army officer and writer

Rebeca Martínez

Rebeca Martínez (26)

Spanish social media star

Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett (63)

American actress and director

Cam Gigandet

Cam Gigandet (39)

American actor

Josh Bogert

Josh Bogert (21)

Canadian actor

George Galloway

George Galloway (67)

British politician

Michael Hogman

Michael Hogman (26)

American gamer and YouTuber

The Kid Laroi

The Kid Laroi (18)

Australian rapper

Kathie Lee Gifford

Kathie Lee Gifford (68)

American talk show host, singer, and actress

Alyssa Trask

Alyssa Trask (22)

Canadian actress and dancer

Candy Aguilar

Candy Aguilar (34)

American YouTuber

Rumer Willis

Rumer Willis (33)

American actress

Greyson Chance

Greyson Chance (24)

American singer-songwriter

Skylar Dunn

Skylar Dunn (14)

American actress

Jack Met

Jack Met (24)

American musician and actor

Arden Cho

Arden Cho (36)

American actress and model

Jase Robertson

Jase Robertson (52)

American reality star

Tana Ramsay

Tana Ramsay (47)

American author and reality star

Yu Darvish

Yu Darvish (35)

Japanese baseball player

Tori Brixx

Tori Brixx (31)

American model, entrepreneur, and social media star

Vanessa Carlton

Vanessa Carlton (41)

American musician

Timothy Hutton

Timothy Hutton (61)

American actor

Sutton Nguyen

Sutton Nguyen (3)

American YouTuber

Alex Freedman

Alex Freedman (19)

American TikTok star


ASMRTheChew (50)

American YouTuber

Neil Shibata

Neil Shibata (21)

Canadian TikTok star

Kevin Ayers

Kevin Ayers (1944 - 2013)

English singer-songwriter and guitarist

Julie Newmar

Julie Newmar (88)

American actress, singer, and dancer

Frankie Boyle

Frankie Boyle (49)

Scottish comedian and writer


Madonna (63)

American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman

Ann Reardon

Ann Reardon (46)

Australian YouTuber

James Filon

James Filon (31)

English YouTuber

Grasyn Hull

Grasyn Hull (19)

American TikTok star

Tilly Keeper

Tilly Keeper (24)

English actress

Tamer Hosny

Tamer Hosny (44)

Egyptian singer-songwriter and actor

Luca Padovan

Luca Padovan (18)

American actor

Okieriete Onaodowan

Okieriete Onaodowan (34)

American actor and musician

On this day

August 16 in History

  • 1966

    August 16, 1966:

    American rock ensemble ‘The Monkees’ drops their maiden track entitled "Last Train To Clarksville”. It would go on to top the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • 1968

    August 16, 1968:

    Pop band, The Jackson 5 performs at a musical concert for the first time. The group’s initial lineup consists of five family members namely Tito Jackson, Jackie Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, Marlon Jackson, and Michael Jackson.

  • 1969

    August 16, 1969:

    Blind Faith, a supergroup formed by Eric Clapton and other top musicians, issues their eponymous debut album. It contains songs like "Can't Find My Way Home" and "Had to Cry Today".

  • August 16, 1969:

    American sitcom “The Show” is first shown on the CBS network. Aside from Debbie Reynolds, the series stars other well-known actors like Patricia Smith and Don Chastain.

  • 1977

    August 16, 1977: Famous American actor and musician, Elvis Presley dies. He’s widely remembered for his double-sided songs titled "Hound Dog/Don't Be Cruel". He’s believed to have died from drug overdose.
  • 1985

    August 16, 1985:

    American rock ensemble, Red Hot Chili Peppers issues their album titled “Freaky Styley”. The work contains a number of hit singles like "Jungle Man" and "Hollywood (Africa)".

  • 1994

    August 16, 1994:

    Award-winning Canadian band, Barenaked Ladies drops their second album dubbed “Maybe You Should Drive”. It was produced by Ben Mink under the Reprise record label.

  • 1995

    August 16, 1995:

    The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson performs a live concert with his children, Wendy and Carnie, for the first time.

  • 2003

    August 16, 2003:

    The United States Postal Service announces a new postage stamp in honor of American composer, Henry Mancini. He was a recipient of twenty Grammy Awards and four Oscar Awards.

  • 2016

    August 16, 2016:

    The famous New Orleans Arena is the venue for the premiering of Spike Lee-directed documentary titled "When the Levees Broke". The work highlights the devastating impact that Hurricane Katrina had on the people of New Orleans.