Famous Birthdays on May 8 (Part 2)

  • 1963 Robin Jarvis, British young adult fiction, and fantasy writer (The Witching Legacy), born in Liverpool, England
  • 1963 Terry Christian, British writer, radio and television presenter, born in Old Trafford, Lancashire, England
  • 1964 Cheryl Richardson, American actress (Jennie-General Hospital), born in Palo Alto, California
  • 1964 Dave Rowntree, British drummer (Blur - "Country House"; Coffee &TV"), and politician, born in Colchester, Essex, England
  • 1964 Melissa Gilbert, American actress (Little House on the Prairie), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1966 Cláudio Taffarel, Brazilian soccer goalkeeper (101 caps; World Cup 1994; Internacional, Parma, Atlético Mineiro, Galatasaray), born in Santa Rosa, Brazil
  • 1966 Daniel Glass, American jazz and R&B drummer, music writer, historian and educator (Royal Crown Revue; Daniel Glass Trio), born in Lincoln, Nebraska
  • 1966 Marta Sánchez, Spanish singer (De Mujer a Mujer), born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1967 James Hurt, American jazz pianist, and composer (Dark Grooves – Mystical Rhythms), born in Memphis, Tennessee
  • 1968 Chris Lighty, music executive and manager (Violator), born in The Bronx New York (d. 2012)
  • 1968 Johan Pehrson, Swedish politician (leader of Liberals Party)

Omar Camporese (55 years old)

1968 Italian tennis player (2 x WTA singles, 5 x doubles titles; world #18 1992), born in Bologna, Italy

  • 1969 Akebono Taro, American born Japanese sumo wrestler (1st non Japanese to reach rank of Yokozuna), born in Waimānalo, Hawaii
  • 1969 Brad Culpepper, NFL defensive tackle (Tampa Bay Bucs)
  • 1970 Michael Bevan, Australian cricketer (dashing NSW & Australian lefty batsman)
  • 1971 Chris Wolf, American actor and musician (Guys Next Door - "I've Been Waiting for You")
  • 1971 Reggie Jones, American NFL football wide receiver, 1995-2001 (KC Chiefs, and two other teams), born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • 1971 Stephen Ingram, American NFL tackle/guard (Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 1995; Jacksonville Jaguars, 1999), born in Cheverly, Maryland
  • 1973 Hiromu Arakawa, Japanese manga artist (Fullmetal Alchemist), born in Makubetsu, Japan
  • 1974 Colin Daynes, Canadian 68 kg Greco Roman wrestler (Olympic-96), born in Windsor, Ontario
  • 1974 Jon Tickle, English TV presenter (Brainiac), born in Norwich, England
  • 1974 Korey Stringer, American NFL football tackle, 1995-2000 (Minnesota Vikings), born in Warren, Ohio (d. 2001)

Enrique Iglesias (48 years old)

1975 Spanish singer-songwriter and King of Latin Pop ("Bailamos"; "Hero"), born in Madrid, Spain

  • 1975 Gastón Mazzacane, Argentine racing driver

Jodhi May (48 years old)

1975 British actress (A World Apart; Sister My Sister; The Other Boleyn Girl), born in Camden Town, London, England

  • 1975 Jussi Markkanen, Finnish ice hockey player
  • 1976 Ian "H" Watkins, Welsh pop singer (Steps - "Heartbeat"; "Stomp"), actor, and television personality, born in Llwynypia, Wales
  • 1976 Martha Wainwright, Canadian-American musician and songwriter, born in Montréal, Quebec
  • 1976 Oleg Tverdovsky, Russian-American NHL defenseman (Winnipeg Jets), born in Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
  • 1977 Joe Bonnamassa, American blues rock guitarist, singer and songwriter ("Dust Bowl"; "Redemption"), born in New Hartford, New York
  • 1978 Jang Woo Hyuk, Korean singer, rapper, and dancer (HOT; JTL), and actor, born in Daegu, South Korea
  • 1978 Josie Maran, American model, born in Menlo Park, California
  • 1978 Lúcio [Lucimar Ferreira da Silva], Brazilian footballer (Inter Milan), born in Planaltina, Brazil
  • 1978 Matthew Davis, American actor (Legally Blonde, Vampire Diaries), born in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • 1978 Sandra Kleinova, Czech tennis star (1995 Futures-Turku-FIN), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia
  • 1980 Benny Yau, Canadian TV presenter (What's On), born in Hong Kong
  • 1980 Michelle McManus, Scottish pop singer ("All This Time"), born in Glasgow, Scotland
  • 1981 Andrea Barzagli, Italian footballer, (Juventus), born in Fiesole, Italy
  • 1981 Björn Dixgård, Swedish rock guitarist and singer (Mando Daio), born in Falun, Sweden
  • 1981 John Maine, American baseball player (NY Mets), born in Fredericksburg, Virgini
  • 1981 Stephen Amell, Canadian actor (Arrow), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1981 Yasuko Tajima, Japanese swimmer, born in Kanagawa, Japan
  • 1982 Adrian Gonzalez, American-Mexican baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers), born in San Diego, California
  • 1982 Anthony Roth Costanzo, American operatic countertenor (Akhnaten), actor, and educator, born in Durham, North Carolina
  • 1983 Matt Willis, British pop singer, bassist (Busted), and television personality, born in Tooting, London, England
  • 1983 Vicky McClure, English actress (Line of Duty), born in Nottingham, England
  • 1984 Martin Compston, Scottish actor (Line of Duty), born in Greenock, Scotland
  • 1984 Nadine Chandrawinata, Indonesian actress, producer and model (2006 Miss Universe Pageant)
  • 1985 Mashio Miyazaki, Japanese actress (Kids War)
  • 1987 Aneurin Barnard, Welsh actor (The White Queen), born in Bridgend, Wales
  • 1987 Felix Jones, American football player (Dallas Cowboys), born in Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • 1990 Kemba Walker, American NBA player (New York Knicks), born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1992 Olivia Culpo, American beauty queen (Miss Universe 2012) and social media influencer, born in Cranston, Rhode Island
  • 1993 Pat Cummins, Australian cricket fast bowler and captain (BB 6/23; NSW CA, Kolkata Knight Riders), born in Sydney, Australia
  • 1996 6ix9ine [Daniel Hernandez], American rapper and songwriter ("Trollz"), born in Brooklyn, New York (born May 8, 1996)
  • 1997 [Xiaoyu] Bruce Liu, Chinese-Canadian classical pianist (International Chopin Piano Competition, 2021), born in Paris, France