THIS WEEK'S BIRTHDAYS
Gabriel Byrne, actor who starred in The Usual Suspects, is 63. Burt Bacharach, singer/composer, is 85. Emilio Estevez, actor/director, is 51. Jason Biggs, actor who starred in American Pie, is 35. Jonah Lomu, New Zealand rugby great, is 38. Steve Winwood, singer/songwriter, is 65. Tony Hawk, skateboarding legend, is 45. Jim Furyk, golfer, is 43.
Stevie Wonder, musician, is 63. Johnny Logan, twice winner of the Eurovision Song Contest, is 59. Harvey Keitel, actor, is 74. Dennis Rodman, controversial basketball player, is 52. Robert Pattinson, star of the Twilight films, is 27. Samantha Morton, actress, is 36. Lena Dunham, of TV series Girls, is 27.
Cate Blanchett, actress who played Veronica Guerin, is 44. George Lucas, Star Wars creator, is 69. Martine McCutcheon, ex-EastEnders actress, is 37. Sofia Coppola, film director, is 42. Tim Roth, actor, is 52. Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, is 29. David Byrne, singer of Talking Heads, is 61. Natalie Appleton, formerly of girl-group All Saints, is 40. Clinton Morrison, ex-Ireland footballer, is 34.
Zara Phillips, daughter of Princess Anne and Captain Mark Phillips, is 32. Madeleine Albright, the first female US Secretary of State, is 76. Jamie-Lynn Sigler, actress who played Meadow in The Sopranos, is 32. Andy Murray, Scottish tennis player, is 26. Jasper Johns, artist, is 83. Mike Oldfield, musician, is 60.
Pierce Brosnan, Navan-born actor, is 60. Janet Jackson, pop star, is 47. Tori Spelling, actress, is 40. Gabriela Sabatini, tennis player, is 43. Megan Fox, actress, is 27. Olga Korbut, gymnast and Olympic gold medalist, is 58. Andy Keogh, Millwall and Ireland footballer, is 27.
Andrea Corr, singer, is 39. Enya, singer, is 52. Taj Mahal, blues guitarist, is 71. Sugar Ray Leonard, ex-boxing champion, is 57. Bill Paxton, actor, is 58. Josh Homme, Queens of the Stone Age frontman, is 40. Paul Whitehouse, comedian, is 55.
John Bruton, former Taoiseach, is 66. Chow Yun Fat, star of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, is 58. Rick Wakeman, keyboard legend, is 64. Pat Fleury, former Offaly hurler, is 57. Nobby Stiles, former Man Utd star and England World Cup winner, is 71. Toyah Willcox, singer and TV presenter, is 55. Allen Leech, Irish actor, is 32. Pat Rabbitte, former Labour leader, is 64.