Here’s a look at some notable birthdays being celebrated today:

Tommy Shaw

Age: 58

Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, and Musician

Known For: Singing lead for the band Styx on hits such as ‘Renegade’ and ‘Babe,’ co-writing and singing the rock supergroup Damn Yankees’ biggest hit, ‘High Enough,’ and releasing several solo albums

Harry Connick, Jr.

Age: 44

Occupation: Singer, Songwriter, Musician, and Actor

Known For: His seven Top 20 US albums and ten US jazz albums that reached number one on the charts, a throwback style reminiscent of the 1940s Rat Pack singers, and appearing in films such as ‘Independence Day’ and ‘Hope Floats’ and on TV shows such as ‘Will & Grace’

Virginia Madsen

Age: 50

Occupation: Actress

Known For: Her Oscar-nominated role in ‘Sideways,’ and appearances in other films like ‘The Rainmaker’ and ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ and on television shows including ‘Smith,’ ‘Monk,’ and ‘The Event’


Age: 46

Occupation: Singer, Musician, and DJ

Known For: His 1999 album ‘Play’ that sold 10 million copies worldwide, spawned eight hit singles, and became the first to have all of its 18 tracks licensed for use in movies, television shows, and commercials


Age: 34

Occupation: Rapper and Actor

Known For: Co-founding the Disturbing tha Peace record label, winning a Grammy Award with Lil John and Usher for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration with the 2004 song ‘Yeah!’, and roles in films like ‘Crash,’ ‘Hustle & Flow,’ and ‘Fast Five’