The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

December 18th famous birthdays

Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish (19)

American singer

Joseph Stalin

Joseph Stalin (1878 - 1953)

Soviet marshal and politician, 4th Premier of the Soviet Union

Brad Pitt

Brad Pitt (57)

American actor and producer

Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg (74)

American director

Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera (40)

American singer-songwriter, producer, and actress

Ashley Benson

Ashley Benson (31)

American actress

YBN Nahmir

YBN Nahmir (21)

American rapper

Stone Cold Steve Austin

Stone Cold Steve Austin (56)

American wrestler, actor, and producer

Marcus Butler

Marcus Butler (29)

English YouTuber

Bridgit Mendler

Bridgit Mendler (28)

American actress and singer

Katie Holmes

Katie Holmes (42)

American actress

Trish Stratus

Trish Stratus (45)

Canadian wrestler and actress

Sia Furler

Sia Furler (45)

Australian singer-songwriter

Keith Richards

Keith Richards (77)

English musician

Supreme Patty

Supreme Patty (23)

American social media star

Josh Dallas

Josh Dallas (42)

American actor

Ray Liotta

Ray Liotta (66)

American actor

Rob Van Dam

Rob Van Dam (50)

American wrestler and actor

Corey Taylor

Corey Taylor (47)

American singer

Kari Byron

Kari Byron (46)

San Francisco artist, MythBusters build team member

Vijay Mallya

Vijay Mallya (65)

Indian businessman and politician


Axwell (43)

Swedish DJ and producer

Lyrica Anderson

Lyrica Anderson (32)

American actress and muscian

Joshua Dallas

Joshua Dallas (42)

American actor

Leila Arcieri

Leila Arcieri (47)

American actress and model

Casper Van Dien

Casper Van Dien (52)

American actor

Rachel Griffiths

Rachel Griffiths (52)

Australian actress

Barkha Dutt

Barkha Dutt (49)

Indian journalist

Sneha Ullal

Sneha Ullal (33)

Indian actress

Ossie Davis

Ossie Davis (1917 - 2005)

American actor and activist

Robson Green

Robson Green (56)

English actor and singer

El Alfa

El Alfa (30)

Dominican musician

Robert Moses

Robert Moses (1888 - 1981)

American urban planner, designed the Northern State Parkway and Southern State Parkway

Alejandro Sanz

Alejandro Sanz (52)

Spanish singer-songwriter and guitarist

Ron White

Ron White (64)

American comedian and actor


Koyuki (44)

Japanese actress and model

Nina Wadia

Nina Wadia (52)

British actor

Emily Atack

Emily Atack (31)

English actress

Angie Stone

Angie Stone (59)

American actor

Randy Houser

Randy Houser (45)


Michael Moorcock

Michael Moorcock (81)

English author

Charles Oakley

Charles Oakley (57)

American basketball player-coach

Jacques Pépin

Jacques Pépin (85)

French-American chef and author

DJ Lethal

DJ Lethal (48)

Latvian-American DJ and producer

Leonard Maltin

Leonard Maltin (70)

Film critic, film historian, animation historian, Food critic

Phil Heath

Phil Heath (41)

American bodybuilder

On this day

December 18 in History

  • 1865

    December 18, 1865:

    The US secretary of state proclaims the Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution, abolishing slavery in the country.

  • 1892

    December 18, 1892:

    “The Nutcracker”, a ballet scored by Russian composer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, premieres at the Imperial Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

  • 1912

    December 18, 1912:

    At a Geological Society of London meeting, an announcement is made about the discovery of the extinct human species, Piltdown man’s fossil remains which would eventually turn out to be fake.

  • 1917

    December 18, 1917:

    General Erich Ludendorff orders that all of Germany’s leading film studios be consolidated into the Universum Film-Aktien Gesellschaft (UFA).

  • 1961

    December 18, 1961:

    “The Lion Sleeps Tonight” by the Tokens peaks at number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart.

  • 1963

    December 18, 1963:

    The American comedy film, “The Pink Panther” is premiered in Italy.

  • 1966

    December 18, 1966:

    The animated television special, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” is shown on television (CBS) for the first time.

  • 1976

    December 18, 1976:

    The musical romantic drama film, “A Star Is Born” is released at the Mann Village Theater in Los Angeles, California.

  • 1997

    December 18, 1997:

    Kim Dae-Jung makes history as the first South Korean opposition leader to win the country’s presidential elections.

  • 2019

    December 18, 2019:

    The US House of Representatives impeaches President Donald Trump.