Happy Birthday to these Taurus's who were born on May 5th.

  1. 867 - Uda, Emperor of Japan (d. 931)
  2. 1210 - King Afonso III of Portugal (d. 1279)
  3. 1546 - Thomas Cecil, 1st Earl of Exeter, English politician (d. 1623)
  4. 1747 - Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor (d. 1792)
  5. 1764 - Robert Craufurd, British general (d. 1812)
  6. 1813 - Søren Kierkegaard, Danish philosopher (d. 1855)
  7. 1818 - Karl Marx, German political philosopher (d. 1883)
  8. 1826 - Empress Eugenie of France, wife of Napoleon III (d. 1920)
  9. 1832 - H.H. Bancroft, American historian and publisher (d. 1918)
  10. 1833 - Ferdinand von Richthofen, German geographer (d. 1905)
  11. 1834 - Viktor Hartmann, Russian architect and painter (d. 1873)
  12. 1846 - Henryk Sienkiewicz, Polish author, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1916)
  13. 1865 - Elizabeth Jane Cochran, American journalist and writer (d. 1922)
  14. 1866 - Thomas B. Thrige, Danish industrialist (d. 1938)
  15. 1869 - Hans Pfitzner, Russian-born composer (d. 1949)
  16. 1883 - Archibald Wavell, British general (d. 1950)
  17. 1887 - Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury (d. 1972)
  18. 1890 - Christopher Morley, American writer (d. 1957)
  19. 1899 - Freeman Gosden, American radio comedian (Amos-Amos 'n' Andy) (d. 1982)
  20. 1901 - Blind Willie McTell, American singer (d. 1959)
  21. 1903 - James Beard, American chef and cookbook writer (d. 1985)
  22. 1908 - Kurt Böhme, German bass (d. 1989)
  23. 1914 - Tyrone Power, American actor (d. 1958)
  24. 1915 - Alice Faye, American actress (d. 1998)
  25. 1916 - Zail Singh, President of India (d. 1994)
  26. 1921 - Arthur Leonard Schawlow, American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1999)
  27. 1923 - Richard Wollheim, British philosopher (d. 2003)
  28. 1926 - Ann B. Davis, American actress
  29. 1935 - Douglas Marland, American television writer (d. 1993)
  30. 1936 - Patrick Gowers, British composer
  31. 1941 - Alexander Ragulin, Russian hockey player (d. 2004)
  32. 1942 - Marc Alaimo, American actor
  33. 1942 - Tammy Wynette, American musician (d. 1998)
  34. 1943 - Raphael, Spanish singer
  35. 1943 - Michael Palin, British writer, actor, and comedian
  36. 1944 - Roger Rees, Welsh actor
  37. 1944 - John Rhys-Davies, Welsh actor
  38. 1948 - Bill Ward, British drummer (Black Sabbath)
  39. 1952 - Campbell McComas, Australian impersonator and broadcaster (d. 2005)
  40. 1954 - Dave Spector, American television personality and commentator
  41. 1957 - Richard E. Grant, British actor
  42. 1958 - Ron Arad, Israeli aircraft navigator missing in action.
  43. 1959 - Ian McCulloch, English singer of Echo & the Bunnymen
  44. 1959 - Brian Phelps, American disk jockey and actor
  45. 1961 - Hiroshi Hase, Japanese professional wrestler and politician
  46. 1963 - James LaBrie, Canadian singer (Dream Theater)
  47. 1966 - Shawn Drover, Canadian drummer (Megadeth)
  48. 1967 - Takehito Koyasu, Japanese seiyu (voice actor)
  49. 1970 - Kyan Douglas, American TV-personality
  50. 1970 - Juan Acevedo, baseball player
  51. 1970 - Soheil Ayari, French racing driver
  52. 1971 - David Reilly, American singer (God Lives Underwater) (d. 2005)
  53. 1972 - Devin Townsend, Canadian musician (Strapping Young Lad)
  54. 1972 - James Cracknell, British rowing champion, double Olymipic gold medalist
  55. 1976 - Juan Pablo Sorín, Argentine footballer
  56. 1976 - Chad Patton, American wrestling referee
  57. 1978 - Santiago Cabrera, Chilean actor
  58. 1979 - Vincent Kartheiser, American actor
  59. 1979 - Bipasha Basu, Indian actress and supermodel
  60. 1981 - Craig David, British singer
  61. 1981 - Danielle Fishel, American actress
  62. 1981 - Marcelle Bittar, Brazilian supermodel
  63. 1981 - Chris Duncan, baseball player
  64. 1982 - Jay Bothroyd, English footballer
  65. 1983 - Henry Cavill, English actor
  66. 1983 - Scott Ware, American football player
  67. 1984 - Wade MacNeil, Canadian guitarist (Alexisonfire)
  68. 1985 - David Nugent, English footballer
  69. 1985 - P.J. Tucker, American basketball player
  70. 1987 - John Gotti Agnello, son of columnist and author Victoria Gotti and grandson of mobster John Gotti
  71. 1988 - Jessica Dubroff, American aviator (d. 1996)
  72. 1988 - Brooke Hogan, American singer
  73. 1988 - Skye Sweetnam, Canadian singer
  74. 1989 - Chris Brown, American singer