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 May 8

by Carolina

Enrique Iglesias and Domhnall Gleeson

Enrique Iglesias and Domhnall Gleeson celebrate birthdays on May 8th. (AP)

Top celebrity birthdays on May 8, 2021

Birthday wishes go out to Enrique Iglesias, Domhnall Gleeson and all the other celebrities with birthdays today.  Check out our slideshow below to see photos of famous people turning a year older on May 8th and learn an interesting fact about each of them.

David Lee Roth, Alex Van Halen

David Lee Roth, left, and Alex Van Halen of Van Halen perform at the Nikon at Jones Beach Theater on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Wantagh, N.Y. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)Greg Allen/Invision/AP

Drummer Alex Van Halen turns 68

Fun fact: Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007

Timothy Busfield, Melissa Gilbert

Actor Timothy Busfield interviews his wife Melissa Gilbert as they are filmed by a Detroit Tigers videographer before the start of a baseball game in Detroit, Friday, May 10, 2013. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)AP

Actress Melissa Gilbert turns 57

Fun fact: Before ‘Little House on the Prairie,’ Gilbert once appeared in an episode of ‘Gunsmoke’

Enrique Iglesias

FILE – Enrique Iglesias accepts the artist of the year award at the Latin American Music Awards on Oct. 26, 2017, in Los Angeles. Iglesias turns 46 on May 8. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP

Singer Enrique Iglesias turns 46

Fun fact: Appeared in two episodes of ‘How I Met Your Mother’ as one of Robin’s boyfriends

Domhnall Gleeson

Actor Domhnall Gleeson poses for photographers upon arrival at the premiere for the film ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’, in central London, Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP

Actor Domhnall Gleeson turns 38

Fun fact: His father is actor Brendan Gleeson

More celebrities with birthdays today

Singer Toni Tennille is 81. Country singer Jack Blanchard is 79. Jazz pianist Keith Jarrett is 76. Actor Mark Blankfield (“Robin Hood: Men in Tights,” ″The Incredible Shrinking Woman”) is 73. Drummer Chris Frantz of Talking Heads and of Tom Tom Club is 70. Singer Philip Bailey (solo and with Earth, Wind and Fire) is 70. Country musician Billy Burnette is 68. Actor David Keith is 67. Actor Raoul Max Trujillo (“Mayans M.C.”) is 66. “The NFL Today” commentator and former NFL coach Bill Cowher is 64. Drummer Dave Rowntree of Blur is 57. Drummer Del Gray of Little Texas is 53. Singer Darren Hayes (Savage Garden) is 49. Singer Joe Bonamassa is 44. Actor Matt Davis (“The Vampire Diaries”) is 43. Drummer Patrick Meese of Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats is 38. Actor Julia Whelan (“Once and Again”) is 37.

Other popular or historical birthdays on May 8th

Edward Gibbon, historian

Harry Truman, 33rd U.S. President

Robert Johnson, blues singer

David Attenborough, naturalist (95)

Peter Benchley, novelist

Don Rickles, actor

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Celebrity fun facts

Gal Gadot

Emilia Clarke

Sophie Turner

Jason Momoa

Danielle Fishel and the ‘Boy Meets World’ cast

Chris Hemsworth

Amanda Seyfried

Kat Dennings

Robert Downey Jr.

Alyson Hannigan

Tiffani Amber Thiessen

Miley Cyrus

Emma Stone

Seth MacFarlane

Mark Hamill

Jennifer Lawrence & Mila Kunis

David Hasselhoff

Lindsay Lohan

Natalie Portman

George Clooney

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Emma Watson

Alec Baldwin

Jenna Fischer

Kate Mara

Jennifer Aniston

Alan Alda

Betty White

Dave Matthews

Danica McKellar

Taylor Swift

Britney Spears

Bill Nye

Scarlett Johansson

Rachel McAdams

Demi Moore

Julia Roberts

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