The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

May 8th famous birthdays


6ix9ine (27)

American rapper

Trisha Paytas

Trisha Paytas (35)

American singer, actress, and internet personality

Ethan Wacker

Ethan Wacker (21)

American actor

Enrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias (48)

Spanish singer-songwriter, producer, and actor

Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman (1884 - 1972)

American politician, 33rd President of the United States

David Attenborough

David Attenborough (97)

English broadcaster and naturalist

Stephen Amell

Stephen Amell (42)

Canadian actor


Mars (23)

American YouTuber

Marcel Cunningham

Marcel Cunningham (33)

American YouTuber

Melissa Gilbert

Melissa Gilbert (59)

American actress


Pamibaby (23)

Emirati internet star

Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson (1911 - 1938)

American singer-songwriter and musician

Damian Gurrusquieta

Damian Gurrusquieta (18)

American Instagram star

Brenden LaTarte

Brenden LaTarte (22)

American social media star


Bepper (22)

American YouTuber

Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa (46)

American guitarist and singer

Friedrich Hayek

Friedrich Hayek (1899 - 1992)

Austrian-English economist and philosopher

Tyler LaTarte

Tyler LaTarte (22)

American Instagram star

Ricky Nelson

Ricky Nelson (1940 - 1985)

American singer-songwriter, musician, and actor

Matthew Davis

Matthew Davis (45)

American actor

Olivia Culpo

Olivia Culpo (31)

Miss Universe 2012 winner

Don Rickles

Don Rickles (1926 - 2017)

American comedian

Nyle DiMarco

Nyle DiMarco (34)

American model and actor

Gary Glitter

Gary Glitter (79)

English singer-songwriter and musician

Thomas Pynchon

Thomas Pynchon (86)

American novelist

Mike D'Antoni

Mike D'Antoni (72)

American basketball coach

Nikki Roumel

Nikki Roumel (23)

American actress

Buakaw Banchamek

Buakaw Banchamek (41)

Thai kick-boxer

Too Poor

Too Poor (30)

American Instagram star

Michel Gondry

Michel Gondry (60)

French director and screenwriter

Jensen Steel

Jensen Steel (21)

American TikTok star

Saul Bass

Saul Bass (1920 - 1996)

American graphic designer and filmmaker

Bill Cowher

Bill Cowher (66)

Former American football coach and player


Lúcio (45)

Brazilian footballer

Kemba Walker

Kemba Walker (33)

American basketball player

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla

Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753 - 1811)

Mexican priest and revolutionary

Ronnie Lott

Ronnie Lott (64)

American football player

Lovie Smith

Lovie Smith (65)

American football coach

Josie Maran

Josie Maran (45)

American model and actress

Jean Giraud

Jean Giraud (1938 - 2012)

French comics artist

Keith Jarrett

Keith Jarrett (78)

American pianist and composer

Meles Zenawi

Meles Zenawi (1955 - 2012)

Ethiopian politician

Akebono Tarō

Akebono Tarō (54)

American sumo wrestler

Matt Willis

Matt Willis (40)

English singer

Janet McTeer

Janet McTeer (62)

English actress

Adrian Gonzalez

Adrian Gonzalez (41)

American baseball player

Franco Baresi

Franco Baresi (63)

Italian footballer

On this day

May 8 in History

  • 1810

    May 8, 1810: Scottish poet and historical novelist, Sir Walter Scott publishes a narrative poem titled "The Lady of the Lake".
  • 1877

    May 8, 1877:

     The first English dog show titled “Westminster Dog Show” takes place at Newcastle.

  • 1909

    May 8, 1909:

    American long distance runner, Albert Raines runs the world’s record race in New York City.

  • 1919

    May 8, 1919:

    Netherlands football club, Appingedam is established.  

  • 1924

    May 8, 1924:

    Swiss composer Arthur Honegger premieres his orchestral work titled “Pacifica 231".

  • 1970

    May 8, 1970:

    British rock band, The Beatles release their last and final studio album titled “Let it Be" in the United Kingdom.

  • 1972

    May 8, 1972:

    American musician Billy Preston is the first superstar to headline a show at the NY Radio City Music Hall.

  • 1979

    May 8, 1979:

    The British rock band known as ‘The Cure’ has released their first studio album titled "Three Imaginary Boys".

  • 1994

    May 8, 1994:

    The all-female professional baseball team plays their first game.

  • 2001

    May 8, 2001:

    The Canadian rock band from Ajax, Ontario, Sum 41, releases their first full length album titled “All Killer No Filler”.