May Birthdays

May 8th Birthdays

If you were born on May 8th you share a birthday with these famous people:

david attenborough birthday, nee david frederick attenborough, sir david attenborough 2007, english naturalist, bbc broadcaster, british narrator, baftas, tv host, tv documentaries, filmmaker, life on earth, the living planet, the private life of plants, the blue planet, the life of birds, the life of mammals, brother richard attenborough, brother john attenborough, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 8th birthdays, born may 8 1926Sir David Attenborough is 92 (nee David Frederick Attenborough)

English naturalist, BAFTA-winning BBC TV host, narrator, screenwriter, and TV documentary filmmaker (The Blue Planet; The Life of Birds; The Life of Mammals; Life on Earth; The Living Planet; The Private Life of Plants), born May 8, 1926. (David Attenborough 2007 Photo: Johann Edwin Heupel

toni tennille birthday, nee cathryn antoinette tennille, toni tennille 1976, american keyboardist, musician, songwriter, composer, singer, married daryl dragon 1975, divorced daryl dragon 2014, 1970s vocal groups, captain and tennille duo, 1970s hit singles, 1970s music, love will keep us together, muskrat love, the way i want to touch you, lonely night angel face, shop around, cant stop dancin, you never done it like that, 1980s hit songs, do that to me one more time,  septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 8th birthdays, born may 8 1940Toni Tennille is 78 (nee Cathryn Antoinette Tennille)

American songwriter and singer of Grammy Award-winning duo Captain & Tennille (Love Will Keep Us Together; Muskrat Love; Do That To Me One More Time; Shop Around; Lonely Night [Angel Face]; The Way I Want to Touch You), and septuagenarian born May 8, 1940. (Toni Tennille 1976 Photo: ABC TV)

philip bailey birthday, nee philip irvin bailey, philip bailey 1985, african american singer, 1970s rock bands, progressive rock, earth wind and fire, devotion, fantasy, ive had enough, rock and roll hall of fame, grammy awards, easy lover, phil collins duet, grammy awards, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 8th birthdays, born may 8 1951Philip Bailey is 67

Grammy Award-winning American senior, musician, songwriter, and singer (Easy Lover/Phil Collins duet) with Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band Earth, Wind & Fire (Devotion; Fantasy; I've Had Enough) born May 8, 1951. (Philip Bailey 1985 Photo: Bobby Holland / Columbia)

david keith birthday, nee david lemuel keith, david keith 2002, american actor, 1970s television series, coed fever tuck, 1970s movies, the great santini, the rose, 1980s films, brubaker, back roads, take this job and shove it, an officer and a gentleman, independence day, the lords of discipline, white of the eye, the further adventures of tennessee buck, heartbreak hotel, 1980s tv shows, if tomorrow comes daniel cooper, 1990s movies, the two jakes, caged fear, off and running, liars edge, desperate motive, major league ii, ernest goes to school, raw justice, temptation, running wild, till the end of the night, the indian in the cupboard, deadly sins, gold diggers the secret of bear mountain, a family thing, invasion of privacy, judge and jury, red blooded american girl ii, ambushed, secret of the andes, question of privilege, if dog rabbit, 1990s television shows, flesh n blood arlo weed, high incident corporal jim marsh, 2000s films, u 571, men of honor, cahoots, burning down the house, world traveler, anthrax, behind enemy lines, clover bend, the stickup, mother ghost, daredevil, hangmans curse, waterville, the kings of brooklyn, raise your voice, all souls day dia de los muertos, come away home, in her line of fire, expiration date, clown hunt, boys of summerville, 2000s tv series, still life ben morgan, the class yonk allen, 2010s movies, christian mingle, awaken, heritage falls, all saints, hammer the rootin for regen story, madhouse mecca, 2010s television series, lone star john allen, hawaii five 0 commander wade gutches, reckless pat mccandless, director, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 8th birthdays, born may 8 1954David Keith is 64

60+ American director & actor of movies (An Officer and a Gentleman; Firestarter; Heartbreak Hotel; The Rose; The Great Santini; Brubaker, Behind Enemy Lines; Independence Day) and TV (High Incident), born May 8, 1954. (David Keith 2002 Photo: Photographer's Mate Airman Sara Bohannan US Navy)

jeff wincott birthday, nee jeffrey howard piero wincott, jeff wincott 2014, canadian martial arts expert, canadian actor, 1970s television series, 1970s canadian sitcoms, king of kensington jeff, the littlest hobo guest star, 1980s movies, happy birthday gemini, prom night, big deal, the boy in blue, 1980s tv shows, hangin in guest star, night heat detective frank giambone, 1990s television shows, top cops guest star, counterstrike guest star, 1990s films, deadly bet, mission of justice, the killing machine, street law, the donor, when the bullet hits the bone, profile for murder, the undertakes wedding, future fear, paper bullets, 2000s movies, battle queen 2020, pressure point, outside the law, stealing candy, swat, speedbag, the invasion, house of fallen, lake city, 2000s tv series, relic hunter guest star, 24 davis, 2010s films, unstoppable, 2010s television series, sons of anarchy james jimmy cacuzza, blue bloods captain mancuso, the lizzie borden chronicles marshal hilliard, the night of detective lucas, michael wincott brother, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 8th birthdays, born may 8 1957Jeff Wincott is 61 (nee Jeffrey Howard Piero Wincott)

Canadian 60+ martial arts expert, actor of stage, TV (Det. Frank Giambone on Night Heat; Sons of Anarchy; The Night Of), & movies (The Undertaker's Wedding; When the Bullet Hits the Bone; Profile for Murder; Paper Bullets; Prom Night), born May 8, 1957. (Jeff Wincott 2014 Photo: Runjik23)

melissa gilbert birthday, nee melissa ellen gilbert, melissa gilbert 1991, american actress, 1970s television series, little house on the prairie laura ingalls wilder, made for tv movies, the diary of anne frank, the miracle worker, 1980s movies, sylvester, ice house, 1990s films, without her consent tv movies, 1990s tv shows, stand by your man rochelle dunphy, sweet justice kate delacroy, babylon 5 anna sheridan, 2000s movies, lisa picard is famous, 2010s television shows, secrets and lies lisa daly, dancing with the stars injury, maksim chmerkovskiy dance partner, 2012 reality television series, dancing with the stars celebrity contestant, married bo brinkman 1988, divorced bo brinkman 1992, married bruce boxleitner 1995, divorced bruce boxleitner 2011, married timothy busfield 2013, sister of jonathan gilbert, sister sara gilbert, rob lowe relationship, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 8th birthdays, born may 8 1964Melissa Gilbert is 54

50-plus American author, host & actress of TV (Laura Ingalls Wilder on Little House on the Prairie; Sweet Justice; Dancing With the Stars; Secrets and Lies; Stand By  Your Man; The Diary of Anne Frank; Babylon 5), born May 8, 1964. (Melissa Gilbert 1991 Photo: Alan Light

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Happy Birthday to everyone celebrating their birthday on May 8, 2018!

And remembering

Don Ricklesdon rickles birthday, nee donald jay rickles, don rickles 1967, american comedian, standup comedy, late night tv show guest, johnny carson show, friends, frank sinatra, dean martin celebrity roasts, actor, 1950s television series, chevron hall of stars guest, the dupont show with june allyson announcer, 1950s movies, run silent run deep, the rabbit trap, 1960s films, the rat race, the man with  the xray eys, muscle beach party, bikini beach, pajama party, beach blanket bingo, enter laughing, the money jungle, where its at, 1960s tv shows, burkes law guest star, get smart guest star, 1970s movies, kellys heroes, 1970s television shows, the don rickles show don robinson, cpo sharkey cpo otto sharkey, 1990s films, keatons cop, innocent blood, casino, toy story voice of mr potato head, dirty work, 1990s tv series, daddy dearest al mitchell, documentary, mr warmth the don rickles project, 2010s television sitcoms, hot in cleveland bobby, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 8th birthdays, born may 8 1926, died april 6 2017, celebrity deaths (nee Donald Jay Rickles)

Emmy Award-winning American comedian, voice artist & actor of movies (Kelly's Heroes; Toy Story movies; Rat Race; Muscle Beach Party) and TV (C.P.O. Sharkey; Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts; The Don Rickles Show; Daddy Dearest) (born May 8, 1926 - died Apr. 6, 2017; age 90). Don Rickles died of kidney failure. (Don Rickles 1967 I Spy Screenshot)

peter benchley birthday, nee peter bradford benchley, american screenwriter, thriller novelist, author, jaws 1975, the deep, the island, beast, girl of the sea of cortez, rummies, white shark, television series screenplays, dolphin cove screenwriter, amazon screenwriter, senior citizen, celebrity birthday, may 8 birthday, born may 8 1940, died february 11 2006, celebrity deathsPeter Benchley

American reporter for The Washington Post, speechwriter for President Lyndon B. Johnson, TV editor (Newsweek), thriller novelist and screenwriter (Jaws; The Deep; The Island; Beast) (born May 8, 1940 - died Feb. 11, 2006; age 65). Peter Benchley died of  pulmonary fibrosis complications. (Benchley Ocean Awards Brand Video 2017 / Pure Dakota Design, LLC)

sidney james birthday, nee solomon joel cohen, aka sid james, sidney james 1960, british comedic character actor, english comedy star, 1940s movies, black memory, nixon, nightbeat, maniacs on wheels, h our of glory, paper orchid, give us this day, the man in black, last holiday, 1950s films, the lady craved excitement, talk of a million, the galloping major, the lavender hill mob, bikini baby, the magic box, i believe in you, the frightened bride, the hundred hour hunt, glory at sea, time gentlemen please, fathers doing fine, the assassin, miss robin hood, the yellow balloon, the slasher, the titfield thunderbolt, bad blonde, the square ring, will any gentleman, norman conquest, is your honeymoon really necessary, the wedding of lilli marlene, escape by night, young and willing, heat wave, the rainbow jacket, the detective, crest of the wave, cocktails in the kitchen, the belles of st trinians, shop spoiled, orders are orders, aunt clara, out of the clouds, the glass tomb, a kid for two farthings, john and julie, the deep blue sea, joe macbeth, its a great day, a yank in ermine, wicked as they come, trapeze, ramsbottom rides again, the extra day, the iron petticoat, dry rot, pickup alley, big time operators, enemy from space, the shiralee, hell drivers, the story of esther costello, campbells kingdom, a king in new york, the silent enemy, another time another place, next to no time, the man inside, hell heaven or hoboken, the sheriff of fractured jaw, make mine a million, too many crooks, the 39 steps, idol on parade, upstairs and downstairs, tommy the toreador, desert mice, 1950s british television series, the crime of the century abbie, east end west end sid, 1960s movies, carry on constable, and the same to you, carry on regardless, a weekend with lulu, the green helmet, double bunk, roommates, no place like homicide, what a whopper, carry on cruising, carry on cabby, contest girl, carry on cleo, tokoloshe, the big job, carry on cowboy, three hats for lisa, where the bullets fly, dont lose your head, carry on doctor, carry on up the khyber, carry on camping, carry on again doctor, carry on up the jungle, 1960s tv shows, citizen james sidney balmoral james, taxi sid stone, george and the dragon george russell, two in clover sid turner, 1970s films, stop exchange, carry on loving, carry on henry viii, carry on at your convenience, carry on matron, bless this house movie, carry on abroad, carry on girls, carry on dick, 1970s tv sitcoms, 1970s television shows, carry on laughing series, bless this house tv show sid abbott, barbara windsor affair, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 8th birthdays, born may 8 1913, died april 26 1976, celebrity deathsSidney James (nee Solomon Joel Cohen; aka Sid James)

South African-British comedic actor of radio, TV (Bless This House; Citizen James), and movies (Carry on Matron; Carry on Up the Khyber; Carry on Doctor; Carry on Constable; The 39 Steps; Make Mine a Million; The Lavender Hill Mob) (born May 8, 1913 - died Apr. 26, 1976; age 62). Sidney James died of a heart attack. (Sidney James 1960 Carry On Constable Trailer Screenshot

stephen furst birthday, nee stephen nelson feuerstein, stephen furst 2009, american comedic actor, character actor, 1970s movies, prime time, animal house, take down, swim team, scavenger hunt, 1970s television series, cbs afternoon playhouse, delta house kent flounder dorfman, 1980s films, midnight madness, the unseen, getting wasted, silent rage, class reunion, up the creek, the dream team, 1980s tv shows, st elsewhere dr elliot axelrod, have faith father gabriel gabe podmaninski, 1990s movies, magic kid ii, goldilocks and the three bears, cops n roberts, little bigfoot 2 the journey home, deadly delusions, 1990s television shows, misery loves company lewis, babylon 5 vir cotto, 2000s tv series, buzz lightyear of star command voice of booster, 2000s films, title to murder, going greek, echos of enlightenment, sorority boys, searching for haizmann, wild roomies, everythings jake, seven days of grace, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, may 8th birthdays, born may 8 1954, died june 16 2017, celebrity deathsStephen Furst (nee Stephen Nelson Feuerstein)

American producer, director and character actor of TV (Vir Cotto on Babylon 5; Dr. Elliot Axelrod on St. Elsewhere; Delta House) & movies (Animal House; Scavenger Hunt; Class Reunion; Up the Creek; The Dream Team; Cops n Roberts) (born May 8, 1954 – died June 16, 2017; age 63). Stephen Furst died of diabetes complications. (Stephen Furst 2009 Photo: Lois Benton)

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Anita Hamilton

Baby boomer Anita Hamilton has always been interested in the "real people" stories behind the characters that create and inhabit the world of music, books, movies, television shows, current events, history, etc. A lifelong love of research (ok, nosiness) and writing, combined with a loving and supportive family and 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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