The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in May 8th

Harry Gordon Selfridge

Harry Gordon Selfridge (1864 - 1947)

American-English businessman, founded Selfridges
John Stuart Mill

John Stuart Mill (1806 - 1873)

English philosopher
Jeanne Cooper

Jeanne Cooper (1928 - 2013)

American actress
Eadweard Muybridge

Eadweard Muybridge (1830 - 1904)

English photographer
Helena Blavatsky

Helena Blavatsky (1831 - 1891)

Russian scholar and theosophist
Talcott Parsons

Talcott Parsons (1902 - 1979)

American sociologist
Teresa Teng

Teresa Teng (1953 - 1995)

Taiwanese singer
Gilles Villeneuve

Gilles Villeneuve (1950 - 1982)

Canadian race car driver
Dana Plato

Dana Plato (1964 - 1999)

American actress
Oswald Spengler

Oswald Spengler (1880 - 1936)

German philosopher
Eddy Arnold

Eddy Arnold (1918 - 2008)

American country music artist
John Fante

John Fante (1909 - 1983)

American novelist
Dom Dimaggio

Dom Dimaggio (1917 - 2009)

American baseball player
Fay Spain

Fay Spain (1932 - 1983)

American actor
Roy Horn

Roy Horn (1944 - 2020)

German magician
Jim Finks

Jim Finks (1927 - 1994)

American football player
Jones Very

Jones Very (1813 - 1880)

American poet and essayist
Larry Levis

Larry Levis (1946 - 1996)

American poet, short story writer, literary critic, college professor
Andre Harrell

Andre Harrell (1960 - 2020)

American record producer