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01/01/2014 12:58 pm ET | Updated Jan 23, 2014

These Celebrities Prove It's Never Been A Better Time To Turn 50

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It's been 50 years since the youngest boomers were born in 1964 -- a year when Beatlemania finally hit this side of the pond, the iconic Ford Mustang was first produced, and the civil rights movement was in full swing with Martin Luther King Jr. awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

And 50 is hotter now than ever and we've got proof! In December, Brad Pitt became the sexiest boomer alive when he turned the big 5-0 and in 2014, the boomers are going to make, well -- quite the boom with some of the hottest names in Hollywood celebrating their half-centuries.

A woman with "the body," one of our favorite "Friends," and a desperate housewife are just a few of the celebs that will be blowing out 50 candles this years. Scroll through below to see these age-defying celebs.

  • Nicolas Cage
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    The actor turns 50 on January 7. Cage is so ageless, there were rumors last year he was a vampire after a picture of his 19th century doppelganger surfaced on the internet.
  • Michelle Obama
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    Our fabulous First Lady turns 50 on January 17. "I have never felt more confident in myself, more clear on who I am as a woman. But I am constantly thinking about my own health and making sure that I’m eating right and getting exercise and watching the aches and pains. I want to be this really fly 80-, 90-year old," she told Parade Magazine of the milestone.
  • Matt Dillon
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    The one-time teen heartthrob still has picture perfect looks as he turns 50 on February 18. Dillon told Men's Health he credits quitting smoking and taking up running for his good health.
  • Elle Macpherson
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    "I don't believe that youth equals beauty or beauty equals youth. How I feel, how well I am is more important to me," the Aussie supermodel known as "the body" said. She'll turn 50 on March 29.
  • Russell Crowe
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    The Academy-Award winning actor turns 50 on April 7. Having played the lead roles of younger men in his career, Crowe seems to have taken aging in stride. This year he starred as the father of Superman in "Man of Steel", and joked about preparing his "creaky" old joints for the rigors of the role.
  • Melissa Gilbert
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    The former child star turns 50 on May 8. "This getting older business," Gilbert tweeted, "is not for sissies!!"
  • Courteney Cox
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    Unlike many older celebrities that have sworn off Botox and plastic surgery, Cox has always been open about her fight against aging. Cox has admitted to using Botox and lasers. "You know what, I'm game for anything. I'm very open to trying to prolong the inevitable," she told New You Magazine. The "Cougartown" actress turns 50 on June 15.
  • Sandra Bullock
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    "I don't know if it's the best place I've ever been, but it sure feels good," Bullock told Extra about the milestone birthday. The Academy-Award winning actress turns 50 on July 26.
  • Keanu Reeves
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    Like his "Speed" co-star, the actor looks like he hasn't aged since the 1990s. "I'm feeling my age and I've ordered the Ferrari. I'm going to get the whole mid-life crisis package," Reeves said of turning 40. Hopefully he'll handle 50 better! He turns 50 on September 2.
  • Teri Hatcher
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    The actress has always maintained she's aging gracefully without plastic surgery, going as far as to post makeup-free photos of herself online to prove her point. She turns 50 on December 8.

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