Get the candles ready, it’s time to wish some of our favorite famous post 50s a happy birthday!
From the President of the United States to one of the most beloved comedians on television (we’d give you a hint, but then we might give away the secret word…), we’re sending birthday wishes to more than 50 legendary stars, comedians, and musicians this month -- and some just shy of 50. We’re even welcoming one celebrity into the 50 club! Click through our slideshow to see which celebrities were August babies.
Robert Cray turns 59 on August 1.
Peter O'Toole turns 80 on August 2.
Jo Marie Payton
Jo Marie Payton turns 62 on August 3.
Martin Sheen turns 72 on August 3.
Martha Stewart turns 71 on August 3.
Tony Bennett turns 86 on August 3.
President Barack Obama
Barack Obama turns 51 on August 4.
Billy Bob Thornton
Billy Bob Thornton turns 57 on August 4.
Neil Armstrong turns 82 on August 5.
David Duchovny turns 52 on August 7.
Dustin Hoffman turns 75 on August 8.
Donny Most turns 59 on August 8.
Melanie Griffith turns 55 on August 9.
Antonio Banderas turns 52 on August 10.
Terry Gene Bollea, 'Hulk Hogan'
Hulk Hogan turns 59 on August 11.
Danny Bonaduce turns 53 on August 13.
Earvin 'Magic' Johnson
Magic Johnson turns 53 on August 14.
Steve Martin turns 67 on August 14.
Madonna turns 54 on August 16.
Steve Carell turns 50 on August 16.
James Cameron turns 58 on August 16.
Angela Bassett turns 54 on August 16.
Kathie Lee Gifford
Kathie Lee Gifford turns 59 on August 16.
Robert De Niro
Robert De Niro turns 69 on August 17.
Sean Penn turns 52 on August 17.
Belinda Carlisle turns 54 on August 17.
Robert Redford turns 76 on August 18.
Denis Leary turns 55 on August 18.
Bill Clinton turns 66 on August 19.
Al Roker turns 58 on August 20.
Robert Plant turns 64 on August 20.
Connie Chung turns 66 on August 20.
Don King turns 81 on August 20.
Kenny Rogers turns 74 on August 21.
Kim Cattrall turns 56 on August 21.
Cindy Williams turns 65 on August 22.
Barbara Eden turns 78 on August 23.
Rick Springfield turns 63 on August 23.
Steve Guttenberg turns 54 on August 24.
Sean Connery turns 82 on August 25.
Tim Burton turns 54 on August 25
Gene Simmons turns 63 on August 25.
Billy Ray Cyrus
Billy Ray Cyrus turns 51 on August 25.
Regis Philbin turns 81 on August 25.
Elvis Costello turns 58 on August 25.
Paul Reubens turns 60 on August 27.
Daniel Stern turns 55 on August 28.
John McCain turns 76 on August 29.
Lewis Black turns 64 on August 30.
Richard Gere turns 63 on August 31.
Van Morrison turns 67 on August 31.