List of Famous people born on May 8th
Kim Seon-ho is a South Korean actor. He began his career on stage and appeared in numerous plays before making his screen debut in 2017 with Good Manager. He rose to prominence with the 2020 television series Start-Up.
Daniel Hernandez, known professionally as Tekashi69 or 6ix9ine, is an American rapper, and songwriter. His music has been marked by an aggressive style of rapping, while his controversial public persona is characterized by his distinctive rainbow-colored hair, extensive tattoos, public feuds with fellow celebrities and legal issues.
Justice K. Chandru is a former Madras High Court Judge appointed by President Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam to Madras High Court. Justice K Chandru is known for a case which took place in 1993 when he was practising as a lawyer Justice Chandru retired from the Madras High Court and now lives in Chennai. He has disposed of 96,000 cases during his tenure. 2021 tamil movie, Jai Bhim is made based on the true events associated with Chandru's legal battle made in Madras High Court in 1995.
Sir David Frederick Attenborough is an English broadcaster and natural historian. He is best known for writing and presenting, in conjunction with the BBC Natural History Unit, the nine natural history documentary series forming the Life collection that together constitute a comprehensive survey of animal and plant life on Earth. He is a former senior manager at the BBC, having served as controller of BBC Two and director of programming for BBC Television in the 1960s and 1970s. He is the only person to have won BAFTAs for programmes in each of black and white, colour, HD, 3D and 4K. In 2018 and 2019, he received Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Narrator. He considers his 2020 documentary film, David Attenborough: A Life On Our Planet, his personal witness statement of his life and the future.
Bill de Blasio
Bill de Blasio is an American politician serving since 2014 as the 109th mayor of New York City. A member of the Democratic Party, he held the office of New York City Public Advocate from 2010 to 2013.
Luis Enrique Martínez García, known as Luis Enrique, is a Spanish professional football manager and former player. He is the current head coach of the Spain national team.
Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler is a Spanish singer, songwriter, actor, record producer and philanthropist who is known as the King of Latin Pop. He began his career during the mid-1990s on American Spanish-language record label Fonovisa Records under the stage name Enrique Martinez, before switching to his notable surname Iglesias. His father Julio Iglesias was a very successful singer and Iglesias wanted to make it on his own without receiving benefits from his family name. By the turn of the millennium, after becoming one of the biggest stars in Latin America and the Hispanic market in the United States, he made a successful crossover into the US mainstream market. He signed a multi-album deal with Universal Music Group for US$68 million with Universal Music Latino to release his Spanish albums and Interscope Records to release English albums.
John "Jack" Charlton was an English footballer and manager who played as a defender. He was part of the England team that won the 1966 World Cup and managed the Republic of Ireland national team from 1986 to 1996 achieving two World Cup and one European Championship appearances. He spent his entire club career with Leeds United from 1950 to 1973, helping the club to the Second Division title (1963–64), First Division title (1968–69), FA Cup (1972), League Cup (1968), Charity Shield (1969), Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, as well as one other promotion from the Second Division (1955–56) and five second-place finishes in the First Division, two FA Cup final defeats and one Inter-Cities Fairs Cup final defeat. His 629 league and 762 total competitive appearances are club records. He was the elder brother of former Manchester United forward Bobby Charlton, who was also a teammate in England's World Cup final victory. In 2006, Leeds United supporters voted Charlton into the club's greatest XI.
Patrick James Cummins is an Australian international cricketer who is currently the vice-captain of the Australia national team in all formats. He is a fast bowler and a capable lower-order right-handed batsman, and plays domestic cricket for New South Wales.
Cláudio André Mergen Taffarel is a Brazilian retired footballer who played as a goalkeeper, and is the goalkeeping coach of the Brazil national team and Galatasaray. During an 18-year career he played professionally for five different clubs in both Brazil and Europe. He began his senior career in 1985 with Brazilian side Internacional, whereas his latter clubs were Parma, Reggiana, Atlético Mineiro, and Galatasaray; he ended his career in 2003, after a second spell with Italian team Parma.
Paul Francis Gadd, known professionally as Gary Glitter, is an English former glam rock singer who achieved success in the 1970s and 1980s, known for his extreme glam image of glitter suits, make-up and platform boots, and his energetic live performances. He sold over 20 million records, had 26 hit singles which spent a total of 180 weeks in the UK Singles Chart; twelve reaching the Top 10, with three charting at number-one. He is listed in the Top 100 UK most successful chart acts. He was imprisoned for downloading child pornography in 1999, and child sexual abuse and attempted rape in 2006 and 2015. In 2015 Glitter was described by Alexis Petridis of The Guardian as a "public hate figure". His performances on the BBC's Top of the Pops are not repeated.
Mamoru Miyano is a Japanese actor, voice actor and singer. He is best known for his roles on Steins;Gate, Durarara!!, Death Note, Soul Eater, Wolf's Rain, Ouran High School Host Club, Ajin: Demi-Human, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Free!, Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Hunter x Hunter, Chihayafuru, Bungo Stray Dogs, Uta no Prince-sama and Zombieland Saga. He was nominated for the award for Death Note at the 1st Seiyu Awards and won the "Best Voice Actor" award at the 2008 Tokyo International Anime Fair. At the 2nd Seiyu Awards, he won "Best Lead Actor Award" for his role as Setsuna F. Seiei in Mobile Suit Gundam 00 and as Hakugen Rikuson in Kōtetsu Sangokushi. His debut single, "Kuon" , was released at King Records. In March 2009, his debut album Break was released.
Carsten Jens Maschmeyer is a German businessman, billionaire, investor, speaker, author and panel-member of the German version of the reality television series Shark Tank, "Die Höhle der Löwen". He is the founder and owner of the Maschmeyer Group which combines all of his current commercial activities. With ALSTIN, he invests growth capital in emerging industries and future markets with outstanding innovations in sectors like the Internet, technology, and life-science. Through Paladin Asset Management his team undertakes value-investments in publicly listed companies. With Seed & Speed, Maschmeyer provides seed investments to very early-stage companies.
Sean Patrick Gilmartin is an American professional baseball pitcher who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Mets, Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Rays. Gilmartin was the 28th overall selection in the 2011 Major League Baseball draft by the Atlanta Braves. Prior to beginning his professional career, Gilmartin attended Florida State University, and was an All-American pitcher for the Seminoles baseball team.
Deyverson Brum Silva Acosta, simply known as Deyverson, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Palmeiras.
Olivia Frances Culpo is an American fashion influencer and social media personality. After winning the Miss Rhode Island USA competition, she went on to be crowned Miss USA, and then Miss Universe in 2012. She has also ventured into modeling and acting.
Kaan Urgancıoğlu is a Turkish actor.
Mark James Noble is an English professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder and is captain of Premier League club West Ham United. His loyalty and services to the club have earned him the nickname "Mr. West Ham". He has played almost all of his youth and first team football for the club apart from two short loan spells at Hull City and Ipswich Town in 2006.
Victoria Lee McClure is an English actress, model and presenter. She is known for her roles as Detective Inspector Kate Fleming in the BBC series Line of Duty (2012–present) and Lol Jenkins in Shane Meadows' film This Is England (2006) and its Channel 4 sequel mini-series This is England '86 (2010), This Is England '88 (2011), and This Is England '90 (2015). Before This is England, she appeared in another of Meadows' films, A Room for Romeo Brass (1999), where she played Ladine. She won the RTS Award and British Academy Television Award for Best Actress for her portrayal of Lol in This is England '86 in 2011.
Marcus Alexander Brigstocke is an English comedian, actor and satirist. He has worked in stand-up comedy, television, radio and musical theatre. He has appeared on many BBC television and radio shows.