Famous Birthdays Today- Macaulay Culkin Is 40

August 26th


  • Macaulay Culkin is 40 (“Home Alone,” “Home Alone 2: Lost in New York,” “Uncle Buck,” “My Girl,” “The Good Son,” “The Pagemaster,” “Richie Rich,” “Party Monster”) (FAST FACTS: He was named number two on VH1’s list of the 100 Greatest Kids Stars.)
  • Brett Cullen is 64 (“Falcon Crest,” “Wyatt Earp,” “Something To Talk About,” “Friday Night Lights,” “Devious Maids”)
  • Melissa McCarthy is 50 (“Gilmore Girls,” “Mike & Molly,” “Bridesmaids,” “Tammy,” “Ghostbusters”) (FAST FACT: She’s been married to Ben Falcone since 2005)
  • Dylan O’Brien is 29 (“Teen Wolf,” “Deepwater Horizon,” “The Maze Runner,” “Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials”)
  • Keke Palmer is 27 (“Joyful Noise,” “Akeelah and the Bee,” “Scream Queens”)
  • Chris Pine is 40 (“The Princess Diaries 2,” “Smokin’ Aces,” “Star Trek,” “Unstoppable (2010), Cinderella's Prince in Into the Woods,” “Hell or High Water,” “Wonder Woman”)
  • Oleg Taktarov is 53 (“National Treasure,” “Predators,” “Righteous Kill”) (FAST FACTS: Also a star in the world of MMA, his nickname is “The Russian Bear”)
  • The late Michael Jeter(1952-2003)… he would have been 68(“Evening Shade,” “Zelig,” “The Fisher King,” “Waterworld,” “Air Bud,” “Patch Adams,” “The Green Mile,” “Jurassic Park III,” “Sister Act 2”)


  • The Stranglers’ Jet Black is 82 (born Brian John Duffy)
  • Kim Burrell is 48
  • Theory of a Deadman singer Tyler Connolly is 45(that’s according to AP)
  • Florida Georgia Line’s Brian Kelley is 35
  • Garbage frontwoman Shirley Manson is 54
  • Branford Marsalis is 60
  • Diamond Rio guitarist Jimmy Olander is 59
  • Chiodos’ Craig Owens is 36
  • Ashford & Simpson’s Valerie Simpson is 74
  • Cassie is 34 (born Cassandra Elizabeth Ventura)
  • No Doubt’s Adrian Young is 51


  • Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price is 35
  • The late politician Geraldine Ferraro(1935-2011)…she would have been 85(FAST FACTS: She became the first woman to run for vice president representing a major American political party in 1984.)
  • The late chemist Antoine Lavoisier (“The Father of Modern Chemistry” – he discovered the role oxygen plays in combustion and helped construct the metric system)(1743-1794)
  • The late Saint Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa)(1910 – 1997)(FAST FACTS: Mother Teresa was the recipient of numerous honors including the 1979 Nobel Peace Prize. In 2003, she was beatified as "Blessed Teresa of Calcutta.” Beginning September 5th2013, the anniversary of her death has been designated as the International Day of Charity by the United Nations General Assembly. Her canonization took place September 4th2016 – the day before the 19thanniversary of her death.)

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