Famous People Born on May 8, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Irwin Cotler, Canadian politician
  • James Blyth, CEO (Boots)

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Peter Benchley, American novelist (Jaws, The Deep), born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)

Jaws Novelist Peter Benchley
Jaws Novelist
Peter Benchley
  • Ricky Nelson, NJ, rock star (Hello Mary Lou, It's Late, Garden Party)
  • Toni Tennille, American singer