The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

August 24th famous birthdays

Griffin Gluck

Griffin Gluck (21)

American actor

Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry (64)

English actor and writer

Sofia Richie

Sofia Richie (23)

American model and fashion designer

Dave Chappelle

Dave Chappelle (48)

American actor and comedian

Jamie Rose

Jamie Rose (24)

American TikTok star

Rupert Grint

Rupert Grint (33)

English actor

Vince McMahon

Vince McMahon (76)

American wrestling promoter

Payton Ackerman

Payton Ackerman (24)

American reality star and dancer

Alyssa FamilyFunPack

Alyssa FamilyFunPack (15)

American YouTuber

Boyinaband

Boyinaband (34)

English musician

Dan Henderson

Dan Henderson (51)

American mixed martial artist

Robin Packalen

Robin Packalen (23)

Finnish singer

Pau Torres

Pau Torres (19)

Mexican YouTuber

John Green

John Green (44)

American author

Orson Scott Card

Orson Scott Card (70)

American writer

Yasser Arafat

Yasser Arafat (1929 - 2004)

Palestinian politician

Alex O'Loughlin

Alex O'Loughlin (45)

Australian actor

Grey DeLisle

Grey DeLisle (48)

American voice actress and singer

Reggie Miller

Reggie Miller (56)

American basketball player

Marlee Matlin

Marlee Matlin (56)

American actress

Jared Harris

Jared Harris (60)

English actor

Tyler Schrage

Tyler Schrage (22)

American TikTok star

William Wilberforce

William Wilberforce (1759 - 1833)

English politician and philanthropist

Nur Aisyah

Nur Aisyah (21)

Malaysian internet star

Hideo Kojima

Hideo Kojima (58)

Japanese video game director and producer

Tristan Ianiero

Tristan Ianiero (17)

Canadian dancer

Danica DeCosto

Danica DeCosto (45)

American YouTuber

Sina Deinert

Sina Deinert (23)

German dancer

Itz Angiiee

Itz Angiiee (17)

American YouTuber

Alicia Montes

Alicia Montes (19)

American Instagram star

Steve Guttenberg

Steve Guttenberg (63)

American actor

Yesung

Yesung (37)

South Korean singer

Alexa Montes

Alexa Montes (19)

American Instagram star

Justine Skye

Justine Skye (26)

American singer

Josh Chomik

Josh Chomik (29)

American YouTube star

David Koechner

David Koechner (59)

American actor

Maya Cumming

Maya Cumming (20)

Australian YouTuber

Elijah Grit

Elijah Grit (21)

American social media star

Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn (1922 - 2010)

American historian and activist

Carlo Gambino

Carlo Gambino (1902 - 1976)

Italian-American mobster

Jean Michel Jarre

Jean Michel Jarre (73)

French pianist, composer, and producer

Carmine Giovinazzo

Carmine Giovinazzo (48)

American actor and singer

Craig Kilborn

Craig Kilborn (59)

American actor and talk show host

Cal Ripken Jr.

Cal Ripken Jr. (61)

American baseball player

James Toney

James Toney (53)

American boxer

Swagrman

Swagrman (22)

American TikTok star

On this day

August 24 in History

  • 1964

    August 24, 1964:

    The Beatles’ LP titled “Something New” is awarded a gold certificate.

  • 1966

    August 24, 1966:

    American rock collective, The Youngbloods begin the recording of their song known as "Get Together".

  • 1969

    August 24, 1969:

    “Alice's Restaurant”, a comedy film based on Arlo Guthrie's song of similar name, is shown for the first time in New York and Los Angeles. It stars actors like Pat Quinn.

  • 1979

    August 24, 1979:

    The 36th edition of the Venice Film Festival begins. Jean-François Stévenin and Assia Djebar would be some of the winners at the event.

  • August 24, 1979:

    “Rock & Roll High School”, a movie starring Vince Van Patten and members of the rock group The Ramones, hits theatres across the United States.

  • 1981

    August 24, 1981:

    Celebrated English music band, The Rolling Stones drops their album titled “Tattoo You”. The work is their 18th to be released in America, and 16th in their native country.

  • August 24, 1981:

    Mark David Chapman, murderer of British singer John Lennon, is given a 20-year to life jail sentence without parole.

  • 1991

    August 24, 1991: American singer Randy Newman, known for songs like "Short People" and "You've Got a Friend in Me", receives his maiden Emmy Award. He won the “Outstanding Original Music And Lyrics” category.
  • 1994

    August 24, 1994:

    Talented American singer and guitarist, Jeff Buckley unveils his maiden album entitled “Grace”. The Entertainment Weekly magazine would later name it among their list of “Best Albums of the Year”.

  • 2008

    August 24, 2008:

    British singers, Jimmy Page and Leona Lewis entertain fans at a ceremony to mark the end of the Olympic Games hosted in Beijing, China.