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Notable Birthdays for December 8

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Those born on this date include:

- Mary Queen of Scots in 1542
- Eli Whitney, inventor of the cotton gin, in 1765
- General Motors founder William Durant in 1861
- French movie pioneer Georges Melies in 1861
- Finnish composer Jean Sibelius in 1865
- Mexican muralist Diego Rivera in 1886
- entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. in 1925
- actor Maximilian Schell in 1930
- actor David Carradine in 1936
- actor James MacArthur in 1937
- Irish flutist James Galway in 1939 (age 82)
- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Jim Morrison in 1943
- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Gregg Allman in 1947
- writer Bill Bryson in 1951 (age 70)
- actor Kim Basinger in 1953 (age 68)
- actor Teri Hatcher in 1964 (age 57)
- political commentator Ann Coulter in 1961 (age 60)
- Irish singer/songwriter Sinead O'Connor in 1966 (age 55)
- rock singer Corey Taylor in 1973 (age 47)
- actor Dominic Monaghan in 1976 (age 45)
- actor Ian Somerhalder in 1978 (age 43)
- singer Ingrid Michaelson in 1979 (age 42)
- rap artist Nicki Minaj, born Onika Tanya Maraj, in 1982 (age 39)
- actor AnnaSophia Robb in 1993 (age 28)
- actor Owen Teague in 1998 (age 23).

 

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