21 September: today's birthdays

  • Crin Antonescu - Romanian politician. He is the President of Romania
  • Frédéric Beigbeder - French writer and literary critic
  • ​Maurizio Cattelan - Italian artist best known for his irreverent installations and sculptures
  • Ethan Coen - American film director and screenwriter, the brother of Joel Coen. They are known as the Coen brothers
  • Leonard Norman Cohen - Canadian singer-songwriter and author
  • Liam Gallagher - English musician and singer-songwriter
  • Chuck Jones - American director and producer of animated films
  • Stephen King - American writer. Many of his books have been adapted into films like Carrie, Shining and The Green Mile
  • Bill Murray - American actor. He starred in the films Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day e Lost in translation
  • Fumi Nikaido - Japanese actress and fashion model
  • Autumn Reeser - American actress, best known for her roles in the TV series The O.C. and No Ordinary Family
  • Nicole Richie - American singer and actress, born Nicole Camille Escovedo
  • Shinzo Abe - Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) who served as Prime Minister of Japan and President  from 2006 to 2007 and again from 2012 to 2020. The correct pronunciation of Shinzo Abe is seen-zoh ah-beh. The letter "e" in the last syllable is pronounced as in the word "bed".
  • David James Thouless - English physicist and laureate of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics along with Frederick Duncan Haldane and John Michael Kosterlitz
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