this week's BIRTHDAYS
Domhnall Gleeson, actor, is 36. Kevin 'Boxer' Moran, TD, is 51. Darren Randolph, Middlesbrough and Ireland goalkeeper, is 32. Burt Bacharach, singer/composer, is 91. Gabriel Byrne, actor, is 69. Emilio Estevez, actor/director, is 57. Steve Winwood, singer/songwriter, is 71. Jason Biggs, actor, is 41. Mary O'Hara, harpist, is 84.
MONDAY, May 13
Johnny Logan, Eurovision superstar, is 65. Stevie Wonder, musician, is 69. Harvey Keitel, actor, is 80. Alison Goldfrapp, singer, is 53. Robert Pattinson, actor, is 33. Lena Dunham, actress, is 33. Selina Scott, former ITV presenter, is 68.
TUESDAY, May 14
Heather Humphries, Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, is 56. Ronan Tynan, of The Irish Tenors, is 59. Cate Blanchett, actress, is 50. George Lucas, Star Wars director, is 75. Olly Murs, singer, is 35. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder, is 35. David Byrne, singer with Talking Heads, is 67. Natalie Appleton, All Saints singer, is 46. Ruby Walsh, retired jockey, is 40. Eoin Colfer, Wexford-born author, is 36.
WEDNESDAY, May 15
Barry Desmond, former Labour minister, is 84. Tommy Fleming, singer, is 48. Orla Guerin, Dublin-born BBC correspondent, is 53. Madeleine Albright, former US Secretary of State, is 82. Jamie-Lynn Sigler, actress, is 38. Andy Murray, tennis player, is 32. Mike Oldfield, musician, is 66. Brian Eno, musician, is 71. Tommy Joyce, Athlone businessman, is 74.
THURSDAY, MAY 16
Pierce Brosnan, actor, is 66. Hazel O'Connor, singer, is 64. Barry Andrews, Fianna Fail politician, is 52. Jonathan Richman, singer/songwriter, is 68. Janet Jackson, pop star, is 53. Tori Spelling, actress, is 46. Megan Fox, actress, is 33. Olga Korbut, former gymnast, is 64. Krist Novoselic, Nirvana bassist, is 54. Debra Winger, actress, is 64.
FRIDAY, MAY 17
Enya, singer and composer, is 58. Andrea Corr, singer and actress, is 45. Trent Reznor, frontman of Nine Inch Nails, is 54. Jordan Knight, of New Kids on the Block, is 49. Sugar Ray Leonard, retired boxing champion, is 63. Paul Whitehouse, comedian, is 61. Simon Fuller, creator of the Idols talent show franchise, is 59.
SATURDAY, MAY 18
Pat Rabbitte, former Labour Party leader, is 70. John Bruton, former Taoiseach, is 72. Nobby Stiles, former Man Utd great, is 77. Toyah Willcox, singer and TV presenter, is 61. George Strait, country singer, is 67. Jack Johnson, singer/songwriter, is 44. Allen Leech, Dublin-born Downton Abbey actor, is 38. Rick Wakeman, 1970s keyboard legend, is 70. John Higgins, snooker player, is 44. Tina Fey, comedian, is 49.
TODAY, May 12