The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

August 18th famous birthdays

Madelaine Petsch

Madelaine Petsch (26)

South African-American actress and YouTuber

Infinite

Infinite (23)

American YouTuber

Maia Mitchell

Maia Mitchell (27)

Australian singer and actress

Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze (1952 - 2009)

American actor, singer and dancer

LeafyIsHere

LeafyIsHere (25)

American YouTuber

Andy Samberg

Andy Samberg (42)

American actor and comedian

Robert Redford

Robert Redford (84)

American actor, director and film producer

Edward Norton

Edward Norton (51)

American actor

Chad Alan

Chad Alan (36)

American YouTuber

Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski (87)

Polish-French director, writer and film producer

G-Dragon

G-Dragon (32)

South Korean singer and music producer

Clairo (Claire Elizabeth Cottrill)

Clairo (Claire Elizabeth Cottrill) (22)

American singer-songwriter

Louie Castro

Louie Castro (21)

American YouTuber

Josephine Langford

Josephine Langford (23)

Australian actress

Madeleine Stowe

Madeleine Stowe (62)

American actress

Christian Slater

Christian Slater (51)

American actor

Noah Finnce

Noah Finnce (21)

English social media star

Mika

Mika (37)

Lebanese-British singer/songwriter

Matthew Taylor

Matthew Taylor (19)

American singer and actor

Kaitlin Olson

Kaitlin Olson (45)

American actress

Samantha Grecchi

Samantha Grecchi (26)

Canadian dancer and actress

Denis Leary

Denis Leary (63)

American comedian and actor

Roberto Clemente

Roberto Clemente (1934 - 1972)

Puerto Rican baseball player

Max Charles

Max Charles (17)

American actor

Victoria Coren

Victoria Coren (48)

English journalist and poker player

Steph0Sims

Steph0Sims (21)

English YouTuber

Anna Akana

Anna Akana (31)

American YouTuber

Richard Harmon

Richard Harmon (29)

Canadian actor

Essence Nicole Smith

Essence Nicole Smith (23)

American YouTuber

Nate Hill

Nate Hill (26)

American eSports player

Timothy Geithner

Timothy Geithner (59)

American politician, 75th United States Secretary of the Treasury

Mitchell Crawford

Mitchell Crawford (20)

American social media star

Franz Joseph I of Austria

Franz Joseph I of Austria (1830 - 1916)

Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary

Louis Dunn

Louis Dunn (17)

English actor

Meriwether Lewis

Meriwether Lewis (1774 - 1809)

American soldier and explorer, leader of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

Dylan Evans

Dylan Evans (25)

English social media star

Clementine Sleebos

Clementine Sleebos (21)

American social media star

Nick28T

Nick28T (35)

Canadian Twitch star

Caleigh Hayes

Caleigh Hayes (19)

American TikTok star

Znuie

Znuie (21)

American singer

Rosalynn Carter

Rosalynn Carter (93)

American wife of Jimmy Carter, 41st First Lady of the United States

Sin Boy

Sin Boy (26)

Greek rapper

Carole Bouquet

Carole Bouquet (63)

French actress

Preeti Jhangiani

Preeti Jhangiani (40)

Indian actress

Stanley Johnson

Stanley Johnson (80)

English author and politician

Martin Mull

Martin Mull (77)

American actor and singer

Alan Poulos

Alan Poulos (22)

American YouNow star

On this day

August 18 in History

  • 1937

    August 18, 1937:

    The United States’ Federal Communications Commission gives the green-light for the construction of Boston's first FM radio station called WGTR.

  • 1946

    August 18, 1946:

    Golf Writers Association of America, a non-profit organization made up of golf journalists, is formed.

  • 1958

    August 18, 1958:

    American boxer, Floyd Patterson knocks out his fellow countryman and boxer Roy Harris in a heavyweight boxing fight.

  • 1964

    August 18, 1964:

    Due to apartheid policies, South Africa is suspended from participating in the Olympic Games.

  • 1969

    August 18, 1969:

    English rock collective, The Beatles completes the recording of the single named "The End". The song is part of their incoming album titled “Abbey Road”.

  • 1978

    August 18, 1978:

    Melvin "Blue" Franklin of The Temptations fame is shot in the leg and hand. The American singer survived after receiving medical treatments.

  • 1979

    August 18, 1979:

    British musician, Nick Lowe ties the knot with Carlene Carter, a singer. Their marriage ceremony is recreated in the music video of the former’s single titled "Cruel To Be Kind".

  • 1991

    August 18, 1991:

    American musician, Billy Preston is grabbed by the police on suspicion of sexual assault. He’s known for his time with a number of musical groups including The Rolling Stones, and the Beatles.

  • 1998

    August 18, 1998:

    American singer, Kid Rock releases his album entitled “Devil Without A Cause”. The work would peak at number 4 on the US Billboard 200 chart.