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Notable Birthdays for August 8

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Those born on this date include:

- The United States' first professional architect, Charles Bulfinch, in 1763
- African-American explorer Matthew Henson in 1866
- Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata in 1879
- Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg in 1908
- movie producer Dino De Laurentiis in 1919
- aquatic actor Esther Williams in 1921
- singer Mel Tillis in 1932
- actor Dustin Hoffman in 1937 (age 83)
- singer Connie Stevens in 1938 (age 82)
- Russian cosmonaut Svetlana Savitskaya, first woman to walk in space, in 1948 (age 72)
- actor Keith Carradine in 1949 (age 71)
- writer/journalist Randy Shilts in 1951
- former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi in 1951
- TV personality Deborah Norville in 1958 (age 62)
- musician The Edge, born David Evans, in 1961 (age 59)
- singer JC Chasez in 1976 (age 44)
- actor Countess Vaughn in 1978 (age 42)
- tennis star Roger Federer in 1981 (age 39)
- actor Meagan Good in 1981 (age 39)
- actor Peyton List in 1986 (age 34)
- actor Katie Leung in 1987 (age 33)
- Beatrice, princess of York, in 1988 (age 32)
- actor Casey Cott in 1992 (age 28)
- singer Lauv, born Ari Leff, in 1994 (age 26)
- singer Shawn Mendes in 1998 (age 22).

 

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