Famous Birthdays Today- Roger Clemens Is 58

August 4th


  • Richard Belzer is 76 (“Homicide: Life On the Street,” “Law and Order: SVU”) (FAST FACTS: He was the audience warm-up comedian for the first season of “Saturday Night Live”)
  • Nathaniel Buzolic is 37 (“Out of the Blue,” “The Vampire Diaries”)
  • Crystal Chappell is 55 (“Days of Our Lives,” “Guiding Light”)
  • Daniel Dae Kim is 52 (“Lost,” “Hawaii Five-0”)
  • Cole & Dylan Sprouse are 28 (“The Suite Life of Zack and Cody,” “Big Daddy”)
  • Billy Bob Thornton is 65 (“Sling Blade,” “Bad Santa”) (FAST FACT: He was married to Angelina Jolie from 2000-2003)
  • Lauren Tom is 59 (“Futurama,” “The Joy Luck Club”)


  • Clannad’s Moya Brennan is 68 (born Maire Ni Bhraonian)
  • Lightning Seeds’ Ian Broudie is 62
  • Soulfly frontman Max Cavalera is 51
  • Immature’s Marques Houston is 39
  • Of Mice and Men’s Aaron Pauley is 32
  • A Flock of Seagulls’ Paul Reynolds is 58
  • Tangerine Dream’s Klause Schultz is 73
  • Bobby Shmurda is 26 (born Ackquille Jean Pollard)
  • Yo-Yo is 49 (born Yolanda Whitaker)
  • The late trumpet player Louis Armstrong(1901-1971)


  • MLB champ Roger Clemens is 58 (FAST FACTS: He was one of the most dominant pitchers in major league history during his 24 seasons, tallying 354 wins, a 3.12 ERA, and 4,672 strikeouts, which is the third-most all time. He’s also an 11-time All-Star and two-time World Series champion, he won seven Cy Young Awards during his career, the most of any pitcher in history. While his success was clouded by allegations of anabolic steroids, Clemens was found not guilty on all six counts of lying to Congress in 2008)
  • NASCAR racer Jeff Gordon is 49 (FAST FACTS: He won his first of many Winston Cup Series Championships in 1995 and won his first Daytona 500 in 1997.
  • Meghan, Duchess of Sussex is 39
  • Comedian Paul Mooney is 79
  • 44thPresident of the United States Barack Obama is 59
  • The late poet Percy Blysse Shelley(1792-1822)(“Ozymandias,” “Ode to the West Wind”) (FAST FACT: He was married to “Frankenstein” author Mary Shelley.)
  • The late White House correspondent Helen Thomas(1920-2013)… she would have been 100(FAST FACTS: She was the first female member and president of the White House Correspondents’ Association.)
  • The late designer Louis Vuitton(1821-1892)(Before he became the founder of the Louis Vuitton brand of leather goods, he had been appointed as trunk-maker to Empress Eugénie de Montijo, wife of Napoleon III. And not one to rest on his laurels, Vuitton continued to work until his death at the age of 70. After his death, his son Georges Vuitton took over control of the company)

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