The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

December 8th famous birthdays

Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj (39)

Trinidadian-American rapper and actress

Ian Somerhalder

Ian Somerhalder (43)

American actor

Nicole Laeno

Nicole Laeno (16)

American actress, model and dancer

Jim Morrison

Jim Morrison (1943 - 1971)

American singer-songwriter and poet

Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard (36)

American basketball player

AnnaSophia Robb

AnnaSophia Robb (28)

American actress and singer

Nia Kay

Nia Kay (20)

American rapper

Kim Basinger

Kim Basinger (68)

American actress, singer, and producer

Jessalynn Siwa

Jessalynn Siwa (47)

American reality star

Mercedes Lomelino

Mercedes Lomelino (15)

American YouTube star

Kellie Sweet

Kellie Sweet (25)

American internet star

Sam Hunt

Sam Hunt (37)

American singer and songwriter

Sinéad O'Connor

Sinéad O'Connor (55)

Irish singer-songwriter

Dominic Monaghan

Dominic Monaghan (45)

German-English actor

Sammy Davis Jr.

Sammy Davis Jr. (1925 - 1990)

American actor, singer and dancer

Ann Coulter

Ann Coulter (60)

American lawyer and author

Teri Hatcher

Teri Hatcher (57)

American actress

Raheem Sterling

Raheem Sterling (27)

English footballer

Tanner Buchanan

Tanner Buchanan (23)

American actor

Pee Wee

Pee Wee (33)

American singer


Grapeapplesauce (27)

American YouTuber

Celine Dept

Celine Dept (22)

Belgian TikTok star

Enzo Amore

Enzo Amore (35)

American wrestler

Eli Whitney

Eli Whitney (1765 - 1825)

American inventor

Presley Elise

Presley Elise (14)

American TikTok star


Luvpres (18)

American TikTok star

Amir Khan

Amir Khan (35)

British boxer

Sam Kinison

Sam Kinison (1953 - 1992)

American comedian and actor

Suzy Antonyan

Suzy Antonyan (26)

American Instagram star

Ingrid Michaelson

Ingrid Michaelson (42)

American singer-songwriter

David Harewood

David Harewood (56)

English actor

Josh Donaldson

Josh Donaldson (36)

American baseball player

Gregg Allman

Gregg Allman (1947 - 2017)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist

Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson (70)

American author

Serena Ryder

Serena Ryder (39)

Canadian musician and songwriter

Raymond Lam

Raymond Lam (42)

Hong Kong actor and singer

Michael Cole

Michael Cole (53)

American sportscaster

Owen Teague

Owen Teague (23)

American actor

Maximilian Schell

Maximilian Schell (1930 - 2014)

Austrian-Swiss actor and director

Flip Wilson

Flip Wilson (1933 - 1998)

American comedian and actor

Wendell Pierce

Wendell Pierce (58)

American actor

Jack Bartholow

Jack Bartholow (18)

Canadian TikTok star

Norman Finkelstein

Norman Finkelstein (68)

American academic, author, and activist

On this day

December 8 in History

  • 1813

    December 8, 1813:

    Ludwig van Beethoven conducts his own “7th Symphony in A” at its premiere in Vienna, Austria.

  • 1854

    December 8, 1854:

    The Catholic doctrine of Immaculate Conception is proclaimed by Pope Pius IX.

  • 1872

    December 8, 1872:

    Brigham Young, the leader of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints marries Hannah Tapfield, his 55th wife.

  • 1978

    December 8, 1978:

    The epic war drama film, “The Deer Hunter” is premiered in Los Angeles.

  • 1980

    December 8, 1980:

    An obsessed fan of former Beatles member John Lennon shoots him to death.  

  • 1982

    December 8, 1982:

    The American drama film, “Sophie’s Choice” is released.

  • 1987

    December 8, 1987:

    Mikhail Gorbachev, the General Secretary of the Soviet Union, and United States’ President Ronald Reagan sign the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.

  • 2004

    December 8, 2004:

    The United States women’s soccer player, Mia Hamm officially retires.

  • 2010

    December 8, 2010:

    SpaceX becomes the first commercial company to orbit a spacecraft (Dragon) and return it to Earth successfully.

  • December 8, 2010:

    Director Cameron Crowe and singer Nancy Wilson finalize their divorce after being married for 24 years.