When’s your birthday?

If it’s this month, then you may share it with some famous people, such as:

Sept. 1 – Gloria Estefan, Lily Tomlin, Barry Gibb, Alan Dershowitz, Rocky Marciano, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Dr. Phil.

2 – Keanu Reeves, Selma Hayek, Mark Harmon, Terry Bradshaw, Jimmy Connors, Eric Dickerson.

3 – Alan Ladd.

4 – Beyonce Knowles, Tom Watson.

5 – Michael Keaton, Raquel Welch, Jesse James, Freddie Mercury, Bob Newhart.

8 – Peter Sellers, Patsy Cline.

9 – Colonel (Harland) Sanders, Hugh Grant, Adam Sandler, Rachel Hunter, Otis Redding.

10 – Roger Maris, Amy Irving, Randy Johnson.

11 – Paul "Bear" Bryant, Tom Landry, Harry Connick Jr.

12 – Maurice Chevalier, Jesse Owens.

13 – Walter Reed, Bill Monroe, Milton Hershey.

15 – Prince Harry, Tom Hardy, Tommy Lee Jones.

16 – Marc Anthony, B.B. King, David Copperfield.

17 – Danny DeVito, Martin Scorsese, Rock Hudson.

18 – Greta Garbo, Robert Blake.

19 – Jimmy Fallon, Twiggy.

20 – Sophia Loren.

21 – Bill Murray, Faith Hill, Nicole Richie.

22 – Joan Jett, Jeremiah Wright.

23—Bruce Springsteen, Ray Charles.

24 – Jim Henson.

25 – Will Smith, Christopher Reeve, Catherine Zeta-Jones.

26 – Serena Williams, Olivia Newton-John.

27 – Avril Lavigne, Gwyneth Paltrow.

29 – Gene Autry, Bryant Gumbel, Kevin Durant.

Every day of the year is someone’s birthday, and I find it fascinating how some of the more notable among us are forever linked because they share the same birthday. Some of the combinations seem to make sense because they have so much in common, while other combos are odd, ironic or just plain funny because the people are polar opposites.

Let’s take a look at some of the days and months:

January

3 – Mel Gibson; J.R.R. Tolkien, Stephen Stills; 5 – Diane Keaton, Robert Duvall; 7 – Katie Couric, Nicholas Cage; 8 – David Bowie, Elvis Presley; 9 – Richard Nixon, Joan Baez, Kate Middleton; 10 – Rod Stewart, George Foreman, Pat Benatar; 15 – Martin Luther King Jr., Lloyd Bridges; 19 – Edgar Allan Poe, Dolly Parton, Robert E. Lee; 21 – Jack Nicklaus, Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, Geena Davis; 24 – John Belushi, Neil Diamond; 29 – Oprah Winfrey, Tom Selleck, W.C. Fields.

February

5 – Hank Aaron, Sara Evans; 6 – Bob Marley, Ronald Reagan, Babe Ruth; 7 – Chris Rock, Ashton Kutcher, Garth Brooks; 8 – James Dean, Nick Nolte, John Grisham; 10 – Mark Spitz, Laura Dern; 11 – Sheryl Crow, Thomas Edison, Jennifer Aniston; 12 – Abraham Lincoln, Charles Darwin; 13 – Bess Truman, Peter Gabriel; 17 – Jim Brown, Michael Jordan, Paris Hilton; 18 – John Travolta, Matt Dillon; 19 – Smoky Robinson, Seal, Nicolaus Copernicus; 24 – Steve Jobs, Billy Zane, Joe Lieberman; 25 – George Harrison, Bobby Riggs. 

March

5 – Rex Harrison, Eva Mendes, Andy Gibb; 6 – Shaquille O’Neal, Michelangelo, Tom Arnold; 12 – Mitt Romney, James Taylor, Liza Minnelli; 16 – Jerry Lewis, former U.S. President James Madison; 17 – Nat King Cole, Gloria Swanson; 18 – Grover Cleveland, Bonnie Blair, Queen Latifah; 19 – Bruce Willis, Glenn Close; 21 – Matthew Broderick, Rosie O’Donnell Gary Oldman; 24 – Steve McQueen, Harry Houdini; 25 – Sarah Jessica Parker, Elton John, Howard Cosell; 26 – Diana Ross, Sandra Day O’Connor, Robert Frost.

April

16 – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilbur Wright; 17 – J.P. Morgan, Jennifer Garner, Victoria Beckham; 21 – Queen Elizabeth, Tony Romo, Anthony Quinn; 22—Jack Nicholson, Vladimir Lenin.

May

1 – Kate Smith, Glenn Ford, Jack Paar, Rita Coolidge, Tim McGraw; 2 – Benjamin Spock, Bing Crosby, Bianca Jagger, Lesley Gore; 3 – Pete Seeger, Sugar Ray Robinson, Frankie Valli, Engelbert Humperdinck, Greg Gumbel, Christopher Cross, Jewel Kilcher; 4 – Audrey Hepburn, Roberta Peters, Randy Travis; 5 – Karl Marx, Tyrone Power, Tammy Wynette; 6 – Sigmund Freud, Rudolph Valentino, Orson Welles, Willie Mays, Bob Seger, Tony Blair, Willie Mays, Roma Downey, George Clooney; 7 – Robert Browning, Johannes Brahms, Peter Tschaikovsky, Gary Cooper, Darren McGavin, Johnny Unitas, Tim Russert; 8 – Harry Truman, Don Rickles, Sonny Liston, Toni Tennille. Melissa Gilbert, Enrique Iglesias; 9 – Mike Wallace, Billy Joel, Candace Bergen; 10 -- John Wilkes Booth, Fred Astaire; 11 – Irving Berlin, Phil Silvers, Foster Brooks, Louis Farrakhan; 12 – Yogi Berra, Tom Snyder, George Carlin, Steve Winwood, Emilio Estevez; 13 – Joe Louis, Stevie Wonder, Dennis Rodman; 14 – George Lucas, Cate Blanchett; 15 -- Madeleine Albright, George Brett, Emmitt Smith ; 16 – Henry Fonda, Liberace, Pierce Brosnan, Olga Korbut, Debra Winger, Janet Jackson, Tori Spelling; 17 – Maureen O’Sullivan, Dennis Hopper, Sugar Ray Leonard; 18 – Frank Capra, Perry Como, Pope John Paul II, Brooks Robinson, George Brett, Reggie Jackson, George Strait, Tina Fey; 19 – Malcolm X, Jim Lehrer, David Hartman, Pete Townshend; 20 – James Stewart, Joe Cocker, Cher; 21 – Raymond Burr, Leo Sayer, Peggy Cass, Al Franken, Mr. T, Judge Reinhold; 22 – Laurence Olivier; 23 – Douglas Fairbanks, Artie Shaw, Rosemary Clooney, Joan Collins, Drew Carey; 24 – John Dylan, Priscilla Presley; 25 – Ralph Waldo Emerson, Connie Sellecca, Anne Heche, Leslie Uggams, Gene Tunney; 26 – Al Jolson, John Wayne Peggy Lee, John Arness, Jack Kevorkian, Brent Musberger, Stevie Nicks, Hank Williams Jr.; 27 – Hubert Humphrey, Vincent Price, Sam Snead, Henry Kissinger, Louis Gossett Jr.; 28 – Jim Thorpe, Ian Fleming, Gladys Knight, John Fogerty, Rudolph Giuliani; 29 – Patrick Henry, Bob Hope, John F. Kennedy, Al Unser Sr., La Toya Jackson, Annette Bening, Melissa Etheridge; 30 – Gale Sayers, Wynonna Judd, Lisa Kudrow, Benny Goodman; 31 – Walt Whitman, Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Don Ameche, Clint Eastwood, Joe Namath, Lea Thompson, Tom Berenger, Brooke Shields.                        

August

18 – Robert Redford, Patrick Swayze, Christian Slater; 19 – Ogden Nash, Bill Clinton, John Stamos; 20 – Robert Plant, Isaac Hayes, Ron Paul; 21 – Wilt Chamberlain, Kenny Rogers, Kim Cattrall; 22 – Ray Bradbury; 23 – Kobe Bryant, Gene Kelly, Rick Springfield; 24 – Cal Ripken Jr., Steve Guttenberg, Dave Chappelle; 25 – Sean Connery, Regis Philbin, George Wallace; 26 – Mother Teresa; 27 – Lyndon Johnson; 29 – Michael Jackson, Ingrid Bergman; 30 – Warren Buffett, Fred MacMurray, Huey Long; 31 – Maria Montessori, Richard Gere, Van Morrison.  

October

1 – Julie Andrews, Jimmy Carter, Richard Harris; 2 – Mahatma Gandhi, Sting, Kelly Ripa; 3 – Tommy Lee, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Neve Campbell; 6 – Elisabeth Shue, George Westinghouse; 7 – Simon Cowell, John Mellencamp, Toni Braxton; 8 – Bruno Mars, Matt Damon Chevy Chase; 9 – John Lennon, Jackson Browne; 10 – Dale Earnhardt Jr., Ben Vereen, Chris Penn; 12 – Luciano Pavarotti, Kirk Cameron, Tyler Blackburn; 13 – Margaret Thatcher, Ari Fleischer, Kelly Preston; 14 – Usher, Ralph Lauren, Dwight Eisenhower; 15 – Emeril Lagasse, Sarah Ferguson; 16 – John Mayer, Oscar Wilde, Suzanne Somers; 17 –Evel Knievel, Eminem, Wood Harris; 18 – Chuck Berry, Zac Efron; 20 – Snoop Dogg, Tom Petty, Dr. Joyce Brothers; 21 – Kim Kardashian, Carrie Fisher, Alfred Nobel; 22 – Jeff Goldblum, Timothy Leary; 23 – Michael Crichton, Johnny Carson; 25 – Katy Perry, Pablo Picasso; 27 – Theodore Roosevelt, Dylan Thomas, Emily Post; 28 – Bill Gates, Lauren Holly, Julia Roberts; 30 – Grace Slick, Henry Winkler, former U.S. President John Adams; 31 – Rob Schneider, Vanilla Ice, Dan Rather.

November

3 – Charles Bronson, Roseanne Barr, Dennis Miller; 5 – Art Garfunkel, Roy Rogers; 6 – Sally Field, Ethan Hawke, Maria Shriver; 7 – Joni Mitchell, Leon Trotsky; 8 – Bonnie Raitt; 9 – Carl Sagan; 11 – Leonardo DiCaprio, George Patton; 13 – Whoopi Goldberg, Robert Louis Stevenson, Gerard Butler; 16 – Miley Cyrus, Harpo Marx, Billy the Kid; 19 – Calvin Klein, Larry King, Meg Ryan; 20 – Joe Biden, Robert F. Kennedy; 24 – Zachary Taylor, William F. Buckley; 25 – Former Pope John XXIII, Andrew Carnegie, John F. Kennedy Jr.; 26 – Charles Schultz, Tina Turner, Natasha Bedingfield; 27 – Jimi Hendrix, Caroline Kennedy, Bruce Lee; 28 – Jon Stewart, Ed Harris; 29 – Louisa May Alcott, C.S. Lewis, Howie Mandel; 30 – Winston Churchill, Mark Twain, Ben Stiller;

December

1 – Bette Midler, Richard Pryor, Woody Allen; 2 – Britney Spears, Harry Reid; 3 – Daryl Hannah, Ozzy Osbourne; 4 – Jeff Bridges, Jay-Z, Tyra Banks; 5 – Walt Disney, Little Richard; 8 – Jim Morrison, Philip Rivers, Teri Hatcher; 12 – Frank Sinatra, Dionne Warwick; 13 – Taylor Swift, Jamie Foxx, Ted Nugent; 14 – Nostradamus, Patty Duke; 17 – Pope Francis Chuck Liddell; 18 – Brad Pitt, Steven Spielberg, Katie Holmes; 19 – Reggie White, Paulina Gretzky; 21 – Ray Romano, Samuel l. Jackson, Frank Zappa; 22 – Diane Sawyer, Jordin Sparks, Claudia "Lady Bird" Johnson; 24 – Kit Carson, Ricky Martin, Howard Hughes; 25 – Humphrey Bogart, Sissy Spacek, Clara Barton; 26 – Phil Spector, Chris Daughtry;  30 – LeBron James, Tiger Woods, Rudyard Kipling.

Whenever your birthday is, enjoy it!