Famous Birthdays Today- Paul McCartney Is 78

June 18th


  • David Giuntoli is 40 (“Grimm,” “Caroline and Jackie,” “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi,” “Buddymoon”)
  • Willa Holland is 29 (“The O.C.,” “Gossip Girl,” “Kingdom Hearts,” “Arrow”)
  • Carol Kane is 68 (“Taxi,” “The World’s Greatest Lover,” “Princess Bride,” “Scrooged,” “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”)
  • Richard Madden is 34 (“Complicity,” “Game of Thrones,” “Cinderella,” “Ibiza,” “Rocketman”)
  • Renee Olstead is 31 (“The Secret Life of an American Teenager,” “Still Standing”)
  • Max Records is 23 (“Where the Wild Things Are,” “The Brothers Bloom”)
  • Isabella Rossellini is 68 (“Blue Velvet,” “Wild At Heart,” “Death Becomes Her,” “Wyatt Earp,” “Immortal Beloved,” “Shut Eye”)
  • Meaghan Rath is 34 (“Being Human,” “Hawaii Five-O”)
  • The late Jeanette MacDonald(1903 – 1965)(“Maytime,” “The Love Parade”)


  • Migos’ Takeoff is 26 (his given name, Kirshnik Ball)
  • All Time Low’s Jack Barakat is 32
  • Twenty One Pilots’ Josh Dun is 32
  • T. Genasis is 33 (born Odis Oliver Flores)
  • Paul McCartney is 78
  • Boyz II Men’s Nathan Morris is 49
  • Ray LaMontagne is 47
  • Alison Moyet is 58
  • Guns N’ Roses’ Dizzy Reed is 57 (his actual name, Darren Arthur Reed)
  • Blake Shelton is 44
  • Silkk tha Shocker is 45 (born Vyshonne King Miller)


  • MLB catcher Sandy Alomar, Jr. is 54 (FAST FACTS: He won the AL Rookie of the Year award in 1990 and is a six-time All-Star. And you could say his skill is genetic. He’s the son of former major leaguer Sandy Alomar Sr. and the brother of Hall of Fame second baseman Roberto Alomar.)
  • Talent manager Scooter Braun (and sometime TV personality) is 39 (Born Scott Samuel Braun, his roster of artists includes Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Psy, Carly Rae Jepsen, Dan + Shay, Tori Kelly, Kanye West and Zac Brown Band)
  • Comic book author and cartoonist Alan Davis is 64 (He drew “The Fantastic Four: The End” and has written several volumes of the Avengers and Captain America.)
  • Children’s author and illustrator Chris Van Allsburg is 71 (“Jumanji,” “The Polar Express”)
  • The late songwriter Sammy Cahn(1913-1993)(FAST FACTS: He wrote the songs “Come Fly With Me” and “Love and Marriage” and won four Academy Awards; he was nominated 22 times.)
  • The late legendary film critic Roger Ebert(1942 – 2013)…he would have been 78
  • The late poet Frances Sargent Osgood(1811-1850)(FAST FACTS: She was a 19thcentury American poet known for her works “The Casket of Fate” and “Puss in Boots.” It’s believed that after she separated from her husband, she and Edgar Allan Poe engaged in an affair of the heart – at least – for years. The pair exchanged love poems for years and it’s said that Poe's wife Virginia approved of the relationship – even inviting her to visit their home. Why? Virginia believed their friendship had a "restraining" effect on her husband. Poe had given up alcohol to impress Osgood, for example.)
  • The late Anastasia Nikolaevna(1901-1918)(The youngest daughter of Tsar Nicholas II, who was assassinated by Russian secret police, she was the center of many conspiracy theories. In fact, the classic animated film, “Anastasia,” is based on her life, and those rumors.)

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