26 September: today's birthdays

  • Jim Caviezel - American actor. He starred as Jesus Christ in the film The Passion of the Christ directed by Mel Gibson
  • Gregory Crewdson - American photographer
  • Thomas Stearns Eliot - American-born English poet, playwright, and literary critic, best known as T. S. Eliot. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. He wrote The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, Four Quartets, and Murder in the Cathedral
  • T. S. Eliot - American-born English poet, playwright, and literary critic, born Thomas Stearns Eliot. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948. He wrote The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, Four Quartets, and Murder in the Cathedral
  • Brian Ferry - English musician, composer, and singer-songwriter. Before becoming a musician, he studied fine arts in Newcastle and worked as a pottery teacher in London
  • Théodore Géricault - French painter and lithographer. He is the author of The Raft of the Medusa (Le Radeau de la Méduse)
  • Jean-Louis-Théodore Géricault - French painter and lithographer. He is the author of The Raft of the Medusa (Le Radeau de la Méduse)
  • George Gershwin - American composer and pianist. He is the author of Rhapsody in Blue
  • Martin Heidegger - German philosopher. He was an important member of Existentialism, a philosophical movement characterized by the belief that human beings, with all their emotions, are responsible of their own purpose
  • Olivia Newton-John - English-born Australian actress. She starred as Sandy in the muical Grease, co-star John Travolta
  • Joseph Proust - French chemist
  • Ricardo Andrade Quaresma Bernardo - Portuguese soccer player
  • Vittorio Sermonti - Italian writer, translater, actor, film and stage director, and journalist 
  • Serena Williams - American tennis player, one of the greatest in the world. She is the sister of Venus Williams
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