26 July: today's birthdays

  • Jacinda Ardern - New Zealand politician serving as the current Prime Minister of New Zealand and Leader of the Labour Party, born Jacinda Kate Laurell Ardern
  • Sandra Bullock - American actress, born Sandra Annette Bullock. She won an Oscar for Best Actress in 2010 for her role in the film The Blind Side
  • Blake Edwards - American film director and author, born William Blake Crump. He won an Honorary Oscar in 2010
  • Aldous Huxley - English author and philosopher. He wrote the novel Brave New World and the non-fiction book The Doors of Perception
  • Mick Jagger - English singer, born Michael Philip Jagger, lead vocalist and one of the founders of The Rolling Stones
  • Carl Gustav Jung - Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. He woked with Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis
  • Audrey Kitching - American fashion blogger and fashion designer
  • Stanley Kubrick - American film director. He won an Oscar for Visual Effects, in 1969, for the film 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Stephen Ayodele Makinwa - Nigerian soccer player of Yoruba descent
  • Mike McConnell - American former Director of the National Security Agency (NSA) and of National Intelligence, born John Michael McConnell
    He currently works in the private sector.
  • Helen Mirren - English actress. She won an Oscar for Best Actress in 2007 for her role in the film The Queen
  • Dito Montiel - American writer, film director and musician
  • Jean-Luc Nancy - French philosopher. He wrote The Experience of Freedom, The Gravity of ThoughtThe Truth of Democracy
  • George Bernard Shaw - Irish writer, ​playwright, critic, and political activist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1925 and he won an Oscar for Writing Adapted Screenplay for the film Pygmalion, in 1939
  • Kevin Spacey - American actor, born Kevin Spacey Fowler. He won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in 1996 and one for Best Actor in 2000
  • Roger Taylor - English musician and singer. He is the drummer of the rock band Queen
  • Ferdinand Tönnies - German sociologist
  • Liz Truss - British politician, Leader of the Conservative Party and currently serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
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