14 May: today's birthdays

  • Pierre Victor Auger - French physicist
  • Sidney Bechet - American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer
  • Cate Blanchett - Australian actress. She won an Oscar for Best Actress and one for Best Supporting Actress
  • Marta Cartabia - Italian judge. She is the first woman to be elected President of the Constitutional Court
  • Eoin Colfer - Irish author. He wrote the fantasy series for children Artemis Fowl
  • Thomas Gainsborough - English painter
  • Zdeněk Grygera - Czech soccer player
  • George Lucas - American film director, screenwriter and producer. He won an Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award in 1992 (Oscar). He directed the Star Wars and Indiana Jones sagas 
  • Olly Murs - English singer-songwriter
  • Peter Ratcliffe - British Scientist and Doctor specialized in the behaviour of cells in the absense of oxygen (Hypoxia). He is a 2019 Nobel laureate in Physiology or Medicine alongside William Kaelin Jr. and Gregg Semenza.
  • Tim Roth - English actor and film director
  • Robert Zemeckis - American film director, screenwriter and producer
  • Mark Zuckerberg - American computer expert, entrepreneur and founder of Facebook
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