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List of celebrities and famous people who were born on August 5th

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2009 - 2000

Famous birthdays on August 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 2009 - 2000


1999 - 1990

Famous birthdays on August 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1999 - 1990

  • Danish footballer

  • American family of distinction, Ben Thomas is the fifth and first child of Roseanne Thomas and her husband Ben Thomas. Roseanne wanted him so much that she in-vitro fertilized and he was placed on bed rest. He was delivered C-section.


1989 - 1980

Famous birthdays on August 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1989 - 1980

  • Pop Singer

  • American combat death Lance Corporal Arredondo, a Lance Corporal, was serving his second tour of duty in Iraq when he was shot in the head by hostile firing in Najaf (Iraq), on August 25, 2004. He was just 20 years old. He was just 20 years old when Marines informed his father Carlos Arredondo. The grief-stricken man got into the …

  • TV Show Host

  • New Zealand rugby player


1979 - 1970

Famous birthdays on August 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1979 - 1970

  • Actor (Supergirl and Doomsday Gun, Patton), passes away at 64

  • Indian film actress. She has received six Filmfare Awards from eleven nominations, and along with her late aunt Nutan, holds the record for most Best Actress wins at Filmfare, with five. In 2011, the Government of India awarded her with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of the country.

  • La Mesa, California -- Soccer defender (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist)

  • WLAF wide receiver (Frankfurt Galaxy).

  • Lakeland, Florida -- Miss America - Florida (1997)

  • German footballer


1969 - 1960

Famous birthdays on August 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1969 - 1960

  • French daughter of Jean-Marie Le Pen, ultra-right-wing politician. She is both a lawyer as well as a politician. Le Pen began practicing law in 1992. She joined the Front National (FN), party's judicial branch in 2000. Later that year, she was elected to the Executive Committee and became Vice President. She was elected President of the right-wing party on January …

  • Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist

  • Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist

  • Scottish race car driver (d. 2007)

  • Jonathan Silverman

    American producer and actor

  • He was a French road bike racer. His greatest achievements include winning the "Giro di Lombardia” in 1990. He was well-known for his fight against doping.

  • American musician and photographer, she is best known for her participation in L7, an all-female punk band. On 29 February 2000, she married Chris Pedersen, actor, musician, and race car driver.

  • California, USA; actor (Brighton Beach Memoirs).

  • Japanese actress

  • French-Corsican journalist and TV host, radio presenter.

  • American composer and saxophonist (Dave Matthews Band, BA(c)la Fleck, and the Flecktones).

  • American escort for a group of New Yorkers in Israel. She was killed in a blast on 7/30/2002. Janis converted to Judaism after she studied the faith of her grandmother. After graduating from Boston Latin School, and the University of MA, Amherst she went on to pursue a Master's in Jewish Studies in Denver. Coulter spent two years at Combined …

  • Scott William Winters

    American actor

  • Tawny Kitaen

    American actress

  • Janet McTeer

    English actress

  • American professional astrologer. She has been practicing professionally since 1990. Her articles appeared in magazines like "The Mountain Astrologer" and "Wholistic Astrologer", and she also writes a monthly feature in "The Espresso," San Diego’s Coffeehouse and Cafe Newspaper. She also contributed material to Llewellyn’s 2005 Moon Sign Book. She holds memberships in NCGR/ProSig and ISAR, AFAN and AFA as well …

  • English businessman

  • American singer-songwriter/guitarist (d. 2014).


1959 - 1950

Famous birthdays on August 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1959 - 1950

  • rocker (Dead or Alive) - "Spin Me Round".

  • American guitarist and songwriter (Nirvana foo Fighters Germs & Adolescents).

  • Mercury Records signed Canadian country music singer in 1995. Her debut album was released that year. It was also certified platinum, along with "Just the Same", her 1996 album, and "How I Feel," her 1998 album. On September 17, 2005, she married Greg Kaczor (her tour manager) in the Canadian Rockies.

  • American journalist, author, and science enthusiast. The Whitman Bassow Award was given to him for his nonfiction book "The Hot Zone", which won the Overseas Press Club of America's Whitman Bassow award for best reporting in any medium regarding environmental issues. He was fascinated and scared by the devastating potential of a virus like Ebola. He wrote about how in …

  • New York, USA: rocker (Twisted Brother - "We're not Gonna Take It")

  • German pro-astrologer and writer. Published in magazines and on radio and TV. He is a strong advocate for traditional astrology and has particular interests in financial, partnership, and mundane astrology. His first counseling office was opened on the 10th of January 1976. Angeli is the editor, teacher and instructor of a 2-1/2 year correspondence course called "Reformierte Astrologie" and the …

  • American baseball player and coach (d.2005)

  • Irish music manager

  • He is an Australian film and television actor, producer, and director who gained fame with his work in the Australian New Wave. He is most well-known for his role as Mick Taylor, the serial killer and antagonist of the "Wolf Creek” film series.

  • Hungarian water polo player

  • German FR, downhill / slalom (1976 Olympics - Gold Medalist).

  • Holly Palance
  • American sprinter, who participated in several events throughout his career. He is most well-known for his victory in the 400m men's race at the 1971 Pan American Games. At 44.5 seconds, he holds the world record for the 440-yard dash.

1949 - 1940

Famous birthdays on August 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1949 - 1940

  • American businessman who was formerly a professional football player. Heisman Trophy was awarded to him in 1967 while a UCLA student. After three seasons with the Washington Redskins, he quit pro baseball. He left athletics to join a real-estate service company and worked his way up. He was elected President of CB Richard Ellis in 1987, a global consulting firm.

  • American football player and head coach of Cincinnati Bengals football team. From 1995-1998, Coslet was a dismal coach for the team. There were rumors that Coslet would be fired in 1998.

  • French businessman who held several positions in Renault-Nissan Alliance. He was also one of the key players in the agreements that led the creation of the alliance. He was also the President of Renault F1 Team between 2006 and 2007.

  • American blogger and poet

  • Loni Anderson

    American actress. She is a beautiful, curvy blonde with high intelligence and sweetness. From September 1978 to 1982, she was a TV star, beginning with "WKRP Cincinnati" and "Partners in Crime," respectively. In 1993, she joined the "Nurses' cast. Anderson was also a movie star, appearing in "Born Yesterday" 1970. In this film, Anderson discovered she could play a well-rounded …

  • French illustrator and writer.

  • Businessman

  • Leader of the English Union and politician

  • Economist / Dutch MP

  • English composer

  • Italian doctor. He was a doctor by profession and a playboy at heart, and he was Stefania Sandrelli's ex-husband.

  • French politician and member of the National Assembly of France. He is the representative of Pas-de-Calais and a member the Socialiste radical, citoyen et diverse gauche.

  • American country singer/songwriter (d. 2005).

  • American sportscaster and baseball player (d. 2005).

  • English yachtsman

  • Politician

  • American filmmaker, producer, and Vice President at United Artists.

  • Hannibal Records was founded by an American record producer.

  • American priest, Reverend Father in the Roman Catholic Church. In the growing scandal over priests who sexually abused youth under their care, he was the third of nine priests to be removed from his position in February 2002. Three of his brothers, now adults and the Rev Welsh, have accused him of sexual abuse that spanned over a period of …

  • Elisabeth Depardieu
  • Italian actress who appeared between 1957 and 1993 in 40 films. She appeared in both comedic and dramatic roles in films and television series. She then shifted her focus to stage and political activism. Between 1980 and 1983, she was a PCI deputy.

  • American jazz guitarist (Born 1941)

  • American screenwriter and producer (d. 2007).

  • Ukrainian astronaut and general pilot (d. 2010).

  • American football player. He was the son of a Filipino immigrant and was the first Asian-American to become a NFL quarterback. Many consider him to be one of the greatest players at the position in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Gabriel played high school football in New Hanover High School, Wilmington, North Carolina. He was a star on the …

  • English bass player (The Dave Clark Five), (d. 2013).

  • French billionaire, businessman and art dealer.

1939 - 1930

Famous birthdays on August 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1939 - 1930

  • French politician. He was a member of France's Senate and represented the Haute-SaA'ne from 2004 to 2014. He is a member the Socialist Party. He ran for a second term in 2014, but was defeated by Alain Joyandet by 57%-34% and Michel Raison by 60%-34%.

  • Sturksville (Michigan) -- 110m hurdler (1964 Olympics-Gold Medalist).

  • Pennsylvania, USA; actress (Willona-Good Times).

  • French political activist, a member of the Organisation de l'armA (c)e secrA”te (OAS), a short-lived French dissident far right paramilitary organization during the Algerian War (1954aEUR”62).

  • Australian footballer and coach (d. 2014.)

  • American astronaut and the first man to walk on the Moon. He did so on 7/20/1969 at 10:56 EDT. On 8/13/1969, he returned to New York City and was greeted by a New York City flag-tape parade.

  • Slovakian politician

  • USA; X-15 pilot, first moonwalker (Gemini 8, Apollo 11).

  • American comedian, actress, and lounge music performer. DeBlanc was the featured singer on recordings by Steve Gibson and Red Caps in the 1950s. Later, she married Gibson but the couple parted ways in 1959.

  • Slovakian politician and lawyer 1st President

1929 - 1920

Famous birthdays on August 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1929 - 1920

  • American cartoonist, journalist, columnist, and co-creator for syndicated cartoon "Sneakers". She is also the author "Coco: The Special Delivery Dog." She was a reporter at the Cleveland News from 1956 to 1960.

  • Hungarian water polo player (d. 1988)

  • Actor and soldier actor from the United States (d. 2014).

  • American journalist and writer, Omarr is a nationally syndicated Astrologer and newspaper columnist. Omarr is the author of "My World of Astrology" 1965 and 12 annual sunsign paperback books with year-end indications. He is often seen on television as a well-known, articulate, and poised guest on interviews. He has a series of books and columns for the general public. In …

  • French composer

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  • Dutch actor best known for his role in Pipo, the clown.

  • American business executive and the owner of Henri Bendel in Manhattan, a chic women's specialty shop. In 1957, she was appointed Vice President and Manager and was granted five years to save the struggling business. She bravely transformed the merchandise and created a striking advertising campaign and displays. She had established one of New York's most fashionable and successful stores …

  • Carcassonne physician

  • He was an American pitcher and baseball player. His professional league debut was made with the St. Louis Cardinals in April 1952. Yuhas didn't play much; his career was over in April 1953. On July 6, 1986, he died in Winston-Salem (NC).

  • American attorney, government appointee. Kleindienst received his law degree from Phoenix in 1950. He practiced law in Phoenix between 1950 and 1969.

  • France sport Champion

  • Malaysian-Singaporean union leader and politician 3rd President of Singapore (d. 2005)


1919 - 1910

Famous birthdays on August 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1919 - 1910

  • An English-Canadian ballerina founded Canada's National Ballet School (d.2004).

  • Tom Drake

    Actor, Green Years, Warkill, dies from lung cancer at the age of 63

  • Biarritz Journalist

  • American physicist. He wrote "The Government of Science" 1968. Married once and had four children.

  • Germany Military man

  • American actor (d. 2002).

  • Croatian composer / violinist (Coriolan).

  • Croatian composer and conductor

  • American baseball player. He was a right-handed pinch runner and played one game for the Boston Red Sox in April 1937.

  • French Roman Catholic priest, ordained 1938. He organized a escape route for Jews to Switzerland during WW II and created resistance groups. He was eventually captured by the Germans and allowed to flee. Abbe Pierre founded Emmaus, a non profit organization that provided 12,000 housing units for the hungry and cold. He also set up communities to provide shelter for …

  • Italian writer, editor, and publisher of "Montale Gadda."

  • French Catholic priest (d. 2007.)

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  • American actor who acted in over 70 films in just 35 years. He was the son of a country doctor and majored in music at college. After a performance in college's production, he was given a screen test. This led to his acting career. He was one of Hollywood's most prominent actors and signed a long-term MGM contract. He was …

  • American Astrologer, who was a member the Boston Chapter of NCGR.

  • French entertainment producer. He is best known for being the manager and owner of Paris Olympia, EuropeaEURTMs largest music hall. He helped to recognize and expose the talents of emerging performers and brought international celebrities to Parisian audiences.

  • English archaeologist / author (A Country)

  • Swedish poet / librettist (Aniara)

  • Belgian actor and director of theatre, who was killed in Brussels on the 12th November 2001.

1909 - 1900

Famous birthdays on August 5th for the celebrities who were born in the years 1909 - 1900

  • Australian politician and Prime Minister of Australia 1966-1967. Holt supported the United States' involvement in Vietnam during his tenure. One of his first acts in his role as Prime Minister was to increase Australia's presence in Vietnam by one-third. Holt introduced decimal currency on 2/15/1966 - cents and dollars. Australians voted "Yes" in a Referendum that changed the Commonwealth constitution …

  • Brazilian psychoanalyst and writer. He died 15 December 1995, Porto Alegre.

  • French poet, essayist and writer. His mother hit him with a slap in the face when his first poem was published at age 17. He was the son of a sailor, and his mother taught him that he should choose a reasonable profession. So he became a policeman. He worked as a civil servant but continued to write, and many …

  • Jazz vocalist / trumpeter

  • John Huston

    American screenwriter, actor, and director of film. The screenplays for many of the 37 feature films that he directed were written by him. These include The Maltese Falcon (1941), The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1848), Key Largo (1848), The Asphalt Jungle (1950), The African Queen (1951), Moulin rouge (1952), The Misfits (1961) and The Man Who Would be King …

  • Italian theoretical physicist who started work on neutrino masses. At the age 31 he disappeared in mysterious circumstances. He is the reason Majorana equations and Majorana fermions were named after him.

  • France Writer

  • German-American economist and Nobel Prize laureate in academics (d. 1999).

  • French director. He was active in film from the age of 16 and designed sets and costumes. His actress-mother Louise Lara, who was a strong pacifist, forced Autant to leave his native country and flee to England. He returned to France in 1919 and studied art. Later, he worked as a costume designer and set designer for major French filmmakers …

  • Chantilly Journalist

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