Today’s Birthdays

Written by on July 22, 2020

Prince George – 7 years old

First son of Prince William and Catherine Middleton and the third in line to the throne after Queen Elizabeth II, his grandfather, and his father. The world rejoiced at his birth, which marked a rare occasion whereby three generations of direct heirs to the throne lived during the same time. 

Before he was born, there was wide speculation and hysteria over whether or not he would be a boy or a girl.

Ezekiel Elliott – 25 years old

Running back who was selected 4th overall in the 2016 NFL Draft by the Dallas Cowboys. He went on to win the NFL rushing title as a rookie with 1,631 yards while leading the Cowboys to a first place finish in the NFC. In 2015, he helped Ohio State win the inaugural College Football Playoff National Championship. 

Selena Gomez – 28 years old

Singer-actress (The Dead Don’t DieSpring Breakers, Monte Carlo, Another Cinderella Story, The Getaway, Ramona and Beezus)Born 1992

Keegan Allen – 31 years old

Actor (TV’s Pretty Little Liars)Born 1989

Keyshawn Johnson – 48 years old

The former football star and author (Just Give Me the Damn Ball) is now an ESPN analyst.Born 1972

David Spade – 56 years old

Actor (Grown UpsSenselessLost and FoundJoe Dirt; TV’s 8 Simple Rules, Saturday Night Live)Born 1964

John Leguizamo – 56 years old

Actor (Ride Along, The Lincoln Lawyer, The HappeningLove in the Time of CholeraEmpireMoulin RougeSummer of Sam)Born 1964

Keith Sweat – 59 years old

R&B and soul singer who helped create the fusion genre New Jack Swing. He has played with a variety of artists, including Silk.

Willem Dafoe – 65 years old

The actor (Aquaman, John Wick, The Last Temptation of ChristThe English PatientWild at Heart, Spider Man, To Live and Die in L.A.) has received Oscar nominations for The Florida Project, At Eternity’s GateShadow of the Vampire and Platoon.Born 1955

Danny Glover – 74 years old

Longtime actor who starred as Detective Roger Murtaugh in the Lethal Weapon films alongside Mel Gibson. He also played leading roles in the films WitnessSaw, Predator 2 and Angels in the Outfield.

He suffered from epileptic seizures as a young man, and created a form of self-hypnosis to prevent them. He went to George Washington High School in San Francisco.

George Clinton – 79 years old

He worked in a New Jersey hair salon and sang in The Parliaments, a  soul band that hit big in ’67 with “I Just Want to Testify,” before emerging as the colorful and imaginative leader of the pivotal funk collective known as Parliament-Funkadelic. P-Funk was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997.Born 1941

Alex Trebek – 80 years old

Game show host (Jeopardy)Born 1940

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