Famous Birthdays Today- Bob Eubanks Is 82

January 8th


  • Amber Benson is 43 (“Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Latter Days,” “The Crush”)
  • Noah Cyrus is 20 (“Doc,” “Hannah Montana”)
  • Ami Dolenz is 51 (“General Hospital,” “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Ticks”) (FAST FACT: She’s the daughter of Micky from the Monkees)
  • Gaby Hoffmann is 38 (“Field of Dreams,” “Sleepless in Seattle,” “Volcano,” “Uncle Buck,” “Transparent”)
  • Yvette Mimieux is 78 (“The Time Machine,” “The Black Hole,” “Dark of the Sun”)
  • Josh Meyers is 44 (“MADtv,” “Brüno,” “How to Make Love to a Woman”)
  • Rachel Nichols is 40 (“Star Trek,” “Conan the Barbarian,” “Continuum”)
  • Lily Nicksay is 32 (“The Negotiator,” “Boy Meets World,” “Up Close & Personal”)
  • Genevieve Padalecki is 39 (“Wildfire,” “Hated,” “Supernatural”) (FAST FACT: She’s been married to Jared Padalecki since 2010)
  • Sarah Polley is 41 (“Dawn of the Dead,” “Mr. Nobody,” “Splice”)
  • Sam Riley is 40 (“Control,” “Maleficent,” “On the Road”)
  • Larry Storch is 97 (“F Troop,” “The Ghost Busters,” “The Great Race”)
  • Freddie Stroma is 33 (“Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” “Pitch Perfect,” “UnREAL”) (FAST FACT: Hemarried his “UnREAL” costarJohanna Braddy in 2016)
  • The late José Ferrer(1912-1992)(“Lawrence of Arabia,” “Dune,” “The Caine Mutiny”)
  • The late William Hartnell(1908-1975)(‘The Doctor’ on the original “Dr. Who,” “Carry On Sergeant”)


  • Fuel’s bassist Jeff Abercrombie is 52
  • Shirley Bassey is 83
  • Kelly is 53
  • The Doors’ Robby Krieger is 74
  • Jenny Lewis is 44
  • Loverboy’s Mike Reno is 65
  • The Whisper’s Marcus Hutson(1943 – 2000)… he would have been 77
  • The late David Bowie(1947 – 2016) … he would have been 73
  • The late, oh-so-great, Elvis Presley(1935 – 1977)…he would have been 85


  • Legendary game show host Bob Eubanks is 82 (“The Newlywed Game”)
  • Former New York Yankee Jason Giambi is 49 (A 5-time MLB All-Star, he was named American League MVP in 2000 while playing for the Oakland Athletics; played for the New York Yankees from 2002 to 2008) (FAST FACTS: Achievements aside, Giambi owned up and has apologized repeatedly for taking PEDs during the BALCO scandal)
  • Celebrity kid (and sort of reality TV star) Gia Giudice is 19 (“Real Housewives of New Jersey”)
  • Model Allison Harvard is 32 (She finished 2ndon 12thcycle of “America’s Next Top Model,” and is known for her larger than life eyes)
  • Fashion Designer Carolina Herrera is 81 (Venezuelan fashion designer and entrepreneur who founded her eponymous label in 1980. She has dressed celebrities such as Michelle Obama and Jacqueline Onassis.)
  • Designer Otis James is 36 (He makes handmade and custom neckties and bow ties located in Nashville, Tennessee.)
  • CBS commentator Charles Osgood is 87 (He began hosting CBS’s “Sunday Morning News” in 1994)
  • Celeb kidlet Zahara Jolie-Pitt is 15 (The adopted daughter of Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, her biological parents died of AIDS.)
  • North Korea’s diminutive dictator Kim Jong-un is 37(according to Wiki, Yahoo! says he’s 36)
  • The late comedian Graham Chapman(1941-1989)… he would have been 79(one of the six members of Monty Python)
  • The late physicist Stephen Hawking(1942 – 2018)…he would have been78(FAST FACT: His 1988 book, “A Brief History of Time,” was on the “British Sunday Times” best-sellers list for record-breaking 237 weeks)
  • The late funnyman Soupy Sales(1926-2009)… he would have been 94(FAST FACT: trademarked his pie-in-the-face routine while hosting a children’s show “Lunch with Soupy Sales”)

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