The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

August 29th famous birthdays

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson (1958 - 2009)

American singer, songwriter, producer and dancer

Liam Payne

Liam Payne (27)

English singer

Lea Michele

Lea Michele (34)

American actress and singer

John Locke

John Locke (1632 - 1704)

English philosopher and doctor

Mateo Bowles

Mateo Bowles (21)

American YouTube star

Lucas Cruikshank

Lucas Cruikshank (27)

American comedian and actor

Richard Attenborough

Richard Attenborough (1923 - 2014)

English actor, director and producer

Khia Lopez

Khia Lopez (16)

American model and social media star

John McCain

John McCain (1936 - 2018)

American politician

Ceyoncebaby

Ceyoncebaby (16)

American TikTok star

Carla Gugino

Carla Gugino (49)

American actress

Nathaly Cuevas

Nathaly Cuevas (17)

American social media star

Akkineni Nagarjuna

Akkineni Nagarjuna (61)

Indian actor, producer and TV host

William Levy

William Levy (40)

Cuban-American actor and model

Rebecca De Mornay

Rebecca De Mornay (61)

American actress

Dante Basco

Dante Basco (45)

Filipino-American actor

James Hunt

James Hunt (1947 - 1993)

English Grand Prix driver and 1976 World Drivers' Champion

Montana Brown

Montana Brown (25)

English social media star and reality star

Chris Hadfield

Chris Hadfield (61)

Canadian astronaut

D'Angelo Wallace

D'Angelo Wallace (22)

American YouTuber

GG Allin

GG Allin (1956 - 1993)

American singer-songwriter

Temple Grandin

Temple Grandin (73)

American doctor and activist

Charlie Parker

Charlie Parker (1920 - 1955)

American saxophonist and composer

Nicole Byer

Nicole Byer (34)

American comedian and reality star

Oompaville

Oompaville (24)

American YouTuber

Chelsea DeBoer

Chelsea DeBoer (29)

American reality star

Khalil Underwood

Khalil Underwood (27)

American YouTuber

Timothy Bradley

Timothy Bradley (37)

American boxer

Elliott Gould

Elliott Gould (82)

American actor

Moochie Mobcity

Moochie Mobcity (22)

American social media star

Matt Sohinki

Matt Sohinki (33)

American YouTuber

Brodie Smith

Brodie Smith (33)

American YouTuber

Adam Sessler

Adam Sessler (47)

American television host

James Brady

James Brady (1940 - 2014)

American activist, 15th White House Press Secretary

LongBeachGriffy

LongBeachGriffy (26)

American social media star

Nicole Anderson

Nicole Anderson (30)

American actress

King Shawnn

King Shawnn (25)

American YouTube star

Lenny Henry

Lenny Henry (62)

English comedian, actor, and writer

Dex Rock

Dex Rock (21)

Serbian YouTuber

Nisha Sk

Nisha Sk (34)

English social media star

Jay Ryan

Jay Ryan (39)

New Zealand actor

Nicholas Tse

Nicholas Tse (40)

Hong Kong singer-songwriter and actor

William Friedkin

William Friedkin (85)

American director

Yoojung Lee

Yoojung Lee (28)

South Korean choreographer and dancer

Ray Wise

Ray Wise (73)

American actor

Chatyah Burroughs

Chatyah Burroughs (20)

American TikTok star

Nat Tiktokroom

Nat Tiktokroom (18)

American Instagram star

Charlie Townsend

Charlie Townsend (8)

American actress

SimplyLuke

SimplyLuke (19)

British YouTuber

On this day

August 29 in History

  • 1952

    August 29, 1952:

    "The Miracle of Our Lady of Fatima", a movie based on a historical event, is premiered in New York.

  • 1964

    August 29, 1964:

    Celebrated American musician, Roy Orbison issues his single dubbed "(Oh) Pretty Woman". It was written by the singer alongside Bill Dees.

  • 1966

    August 29, 1966:

    British rock collective, The Beatles ends their U.S. tour with a concert at San Francisco’s Candlestick Park. The show would become their final paid concert.

  • August 29, 1966:

    American rock ensemble, The Youngbloods begins the recording of their single titled "Get Together".

  • 1980

    August 29, 1980:

    British music group, UB40 drop their debut album entitled “Signing Off”. It would peak at #2 on the highly-rated UK albums chart.

  • 1986

    August 29, 1986:

    The Jim Goddard-directed movie titled “Shanghai Surprise”, which stars American singer Madonna, is released.

  • 1994

    August 29, 1994:

    English music collective, Oasis issue their first album titled “Definitely Maybe” through Creation Records.

  • 2004

    August 29, 2004:

    After finishing 2nd at the Belgian Grand Prix, German F1 driver Michael Schumacher wins his 5th consecutive World Drivers’ Championship.

  • August 29, 2004:

    At the renowned MTV Video Music Awards, Outkast’s "Hey Ya!" is adjudged the “Video of the Year”.

  • 2009

    August 29, 2009:

    A new world record is set after over 13,590 people living in Mexico City performs Michael Jackson's Thriller dance to mark the 51st birthday of the singer.