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.

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  • Robert Cray

    Robert Cray turns 59 on August 1.

  • Peter O'Toole

    Peter O'Toole turns 80 on August 2.

  • Jo Marie Payton

    Jo Marie Payton turns 62 on August 3.

  • Martin Sheen

    Martin Sheen turns 72 on August 3.

  • Martha Stewart

    Martha Stewart turns 71 on August 3.

  • Tony Bennett

    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

    Neil Armstrong turns 82 on August 5.

  • David Duchovny

    David Duchovny turns 52 on August 7.

  • Dustin Hoffman

    Dustin Hoffman turns 75 on August 8.

  • Donny Most

    Donny Most turns 59 on August 8.

  • Melanie Griffith

    Melanie Griffith turns 55 on August 9.

  • Antonio Banderas

    Antonio Banderas turns 52 on August 10.

  • Terry Gene Bollea, 'Hulk Hogan'

    Hulk Hogan turns 59 on August 11.

  • Danny Bonaduce

    Danny Bonaduce turns 53 on August 13.

  • Earvin 'Magic' Johnson

    Magic Johnson turns 53 on August 14.

  • Steve Martin

    Steve Martin turns 67 on August 14.

  • Madonna

    Madonna turns 54 on August 16.

  • Steve Carell

    Steve Carell turns 50 on August 16.

  • James Cameron

    James Cameron turns 58 on August 16.

  • Angela Bassett

    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

    Sean Penn turns 52 on August 17.

  • Belinda Carlisle

    Belinda Carlisle turns 54 on August 17.

  • Robert Redford

    Robert Redford turns 76 on August 18.

  • Denis Leary

    Denis Leary turns 55 on August 18.

  • Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton turns 66 on August 19.

  • Al Roker

    Al Roker turns 58 on August 20.

  • Robert Plant

    Robert Plant turns 64 on August 20.

  • Connie Chung

    Connie Chung turns 66 on August 20.

  • Don King

    Don King turns 81 on August 20.

  • Kenny Rogers

    Kenny Rogers turns 74 on August 21.

  • Kim Cattrall

    Kim Cattrall turns 56 on August 21.

  • Cindy Williams

    Cindy Williams turns 65 on August 22.

  • Barbara Eden

    Barbara Eden turns 78 on August 23.

  • Rick Springfield

    Rick Springfield turns 63 on August 23.

  • Steve Guttenberg

    Steve Guttenberg turns 54 on August 24.

  • Sean Connery

    Sean Connery turns 82 on August 25.

  • Tim Burton

    Tim Burton turns 54 on August 25

  • Gene Simmons

    Gene Simmons turns 63 on August 25.

  • Billy Ray Cyrus

    Billy Ray Cyrus turns 51 on August 25.

  • Regis Philbin

    Regis Philbin turns 81 on August 25.

  • Elvis Costello

    Elvis Costello turns 58 on August 25.

  • Paul Reubens

    Paul Reubens turns 60 on August 27.

  • Daniel Stern

    Daniel Stern turns 55 on August 28.

  • John McCain

    John McCain turns 76 on August 29.

  • Lewis Black

    Lewis Black turns 64 on August 30.

  • Richard Gere

    Richard Gere turns 63 on August 31.

  • Van Morrison

    Van Morrison turns 67 on August 31.